Celebrations tie everybody together, independent of their position, shading, belief and race. From time immemorial,Janmashtami is as a rule intensely celebrated in our nation where the opposition of Dahi Handi turns into the argument, to such an extent that even our Bollywood celebs bounce into the pit to play this amusement.
With Janmashtami falling in the month of August this year, we have handpicked five most recent Bollywood tunes that will overhaul your playlists up a score. From evergreen melodies to the most recent ones, here's the rundown that you have to get to know this Janmashtami. Worry not, we have you secured!
1. Yashomati Maiyya Se Bole Nandlala – Satyam Shivam Sundaram
The ones who are diehard fans of the era gone by, this will definitely be a soul soothing experience that will get you ready for the D-Day. The song sung by, the nightingale of India, Lata Mangeshkar herself, was a part of the film 'Satyam Shivam Sundaram' starring Zeenat Aman and Shashi Kapoor.
2. Govinda Aala Re – Bluff Master
Another classic to swear by when the season of festivities set in. This Shammi Kapoor starrer has been one of the most played songs during Janmashtami. Sung by the late legendary Mohd Rafi, the song is from the film 'Bluff Master' released in 1963. Saira Banu, Niranjan Sharma, Mohan Choti played pivotal roles in the film too.
3. Chandi Ki Daal Par – Hello Brother
This Salman Khan starrer song became a rage in the 90s when 'Hello Brother' released. Donning pink pants and a white tee, Salman tried to impress Rani Mukerji. While Salman Khan himself crooned the male version of the song, it was Alka Yagnik who sung the female part. Let us know if you think Salman has done a better job at singing in his latest films or for this one?
4. Mach Gaya Shor – Khuddar
There isn't any festival for which you don't have an Amitabh Bachchan song. Right from Holi to Independence Day, to Ganpati festival to Diwali, Big B has at least one super hit song for every festivity. And Janmashtami too is not an exception. Sung by the legendary singer Kishore Kumar, the song 'Mach gaya shor saari nagari re' from 'Khuddar' that features Amitabh Bachchan and Parveen Babi is a must on your playlist. So, this Janmashtami, don't forget to watch this naughty number while you enjoy the Dahi handi festival with your family and friends.
5. Go Go Govinda
This has to be the latest and the most favourite song picturised on Lord Krishna featuring Sonakshi Sinha and Prabhu Dheva. The actress had a fantastic dance face-off with her choreographer in the video which looks quite interesting. The song is a festival favourite and you will often hear it being played in your neighbourhood during Janmashtami.