Janmashtami 2017: Celebrate Lord Krishna’s Festival With Bollywood's Dahi Handi Songs

Bollywood has always celebrated all festivals with much fervour. On the occasion of Janmashtami, here are a few songs based on the festival that will lift your spirits...

On the occasion of Lord Krishna’s birth, we bring to you our picks from Bollywood songs that portray various shades of Lord Krishna and how our stars have lived the spirit of this festival on-screen.                  

Here are a few songs from Bollywood which you will hear play at ever Dahi Handi event across the country. From Amitabh Bachchan to Salman Khan, Zeenat Aman to Rani Mukerji- all these stars have enjoyed their ‘Govinda Aala Re’ moment.

Zeenat Aman & Shashi Kapoor In Yashomati Maiyya Se Bole Nandlala

The song sung by, the nightingale of India, Lata Mangeshkar, was a part of the film Satyam Shivam Sundaram. This song depicts how Krishna, as a kid, was troubled by his dark complexion in comparison to Radha.

Shammi Kapoor In Govinda Aala Re

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.

Salman Khan & Rani Mukerji In Chandi Ki Daal Par

Salman Khan and Rani Mukerji’s electrifying performance in this Janmashtami track became a rage in the ‘90s. The song was from the film, Hello Brother. Salman Khan himself crooned for it along with Alka Yagnik. Directed by Sohail Khan, it had music by Himesh Reshammiya and Sajid Wajid.

Amitabh Bachchan & Parveen Babi In Mach Gaya Shor

Sung by the legendary singer Kishore Kumar, the song Mach Gaya Shor Saari Nagari Re from Khuddar starring Amitabh Bachchan and Parveen Babi, is a must on your playlist.

Sonakshi Sinha & Prabhudeba In Go Go Go Govinda!

Sonakshi Sinha has a fantastic dance face-off with choreographer Prabhudeva in this peppy track which is filmed on the occasion of Dahi Handi. The song is from Oh My God, starring Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal. 



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