Janmashtami is one of India’s most celebrated festivals as it cherishes the birth of Lord Krishna and this day is celebrated during the month of August and September. In order to celebrate this festival with lots of fun, Dahi Handi is a sport played by young boys who gather along to team up and break the Dahi Handi tied on a height from the ground. Dahi Handi or Utlotsavam is one of the festive events celebrated every year a day after Krishna Janmashtami.
As the occasion of Gokulashtami celebrates the birth of Krishna, the festive event of Dahi Handi depicts the mischief Lord Krishna did in order to taste the butter that was stored on a high place. Dahi Handi is observed next day after Janmashtami and it is known as Gokulashtami. This year, it will be observed on August 25 as Janmashtami falls on August 24. For Dahi Handi people come together to form a human pyramid to break the earthen pot filled with curd which is hung at a height from the ground. To celebrate this joyous occasion and create a fun and happy environment, here are 10 songs that will brighten up your day.
Mach Gaya Shor Saari Nagri Re from Khud-Daar (1982) - The song features Amitabh Bachchan at his best. The song is a complete package of fun and masti during Dahi Handi and is sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Kishore Kumar.
Govinda Ala Re from Bluff Master (1963) – This super hit song was sung by legendary singer Mohammed Rafi and creates the best atmosphere for Dahi Handi.
Go Go Govinda from Oh My God (2012) - The Sonakshi Sinha and Prabhudheva track is a peppy dance number perfect for the occasion of Dahi Handi.
Chandi Ki Daal Par from Hello Brothers (1999) – This song is special on Dahi Handi as its sung by Salman Khan himself with Alka Yagnik. The song also features the actor in it.
Dhatad Tatad from Lafangey Parinde (2010) – Dhatad Tatad is a new era song featuring Neil Nitin Mukesh and is sung by Anushka Manchanda and Shail Hada.
Govinda Ala Re from Rangrezz (2013) – This Jackky Bhagnani featured song is a non-stop beat marathon with the exact amount of masala sung by Wajid Khan and composed by Sajid Wajid.
Shor Mach Gaya Shor from film Badla (1974) – The melodious song is sung by Kishore Kumar and features Shatrughan Sinha and Jonny Walker celebrating the festival of Gokulashtami.
Har Taraf Hai Yeh Shor from Vaastav ( 1999) – The song is sung by Atul Kale and Vinod Rathod and the Marathi touch to adds an extra point to the song.
Ala Re Ala Govinda Ala from Kala Bazaar (1991) – This Dahi Handi special features Jackie Shroff and Anil Kapoor celebrating the festival grooving to the peppy number with their awesome dance style. The song is sung by Anuradha Paudwal, Amit Kumar, and Shabbir Kumar.
Jeetega Wohi Jisme Hai Dam from Sangraam (1993) – The song is graced by the voice of Kumar Sanu and is a manifestation of a challenge from Karishma Kapoor to Ajay Devgn, it instigates Ajay Devgn to break the dahi filled handi, from a height.
May your day be filled with lots of hapiness and joy.
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