Everyone’s favorite nine-day-long festival is about to begin and even after the guidelines and restrictions shared by the State Government of Maharashtra everyone is preparing for the celebration with full enthusiasm and dedication. Aside from adoring Goddess Durga and keeping diets, the other feature of Navratri is playing Garba and dandiya out of appreciation for the Goddess. These conventional dance structures began in the province of Gujarat. Here are songs you can't miss on this Navratri!
1. Dholi Taro Dhol Baaje from Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
Since the early 1990s, the most popular Garba song is the one from Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai starrer movie 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam'.
2. Radhe Radhe from Dream Girl.
This modern rendition of Radhe Radhe from Ayushmann Khurrana and Nushrat Bharucha's blockbuster Dream Girl is a great way to make yourself stand out. Match steps with these two artists to stand out.
3. Lahu Muh Lag Gaya from Ramleela.
One of the most popular songs of the decade comes from Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Ramleela. The song features actors Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone, who set the screens ablaze with their sizzling chemistry. Despite its slow-moving rhythm, the song can be enjoyed with a partner.
4. Kamariya from Mitron.
Enjoy the essence of Gujarat with this exciting dance track featuring Jackky Bhagnani and Kritika Kamra as well as a traditional Gujarati folk song Pethal Purma from the film Mitron.
5. Chogada from Loveyatri.
This fast-paced and foot-tapping number, sung by Darshan Raval, is the ultimate Garba anthem! The number blends traditional Dandiya beats with a contemporary chord progression.
6. Nagada Sang Dhol from Ramleela.
It is impossible to get through Navratri without dancing on Nagada Sang Dhole Baje from Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus Ram Leela. Deepika Padukone's flawless moves make it a winner!
7. Shubharam from Kai Po Che!
Sushant Singh Rajput's debut film was Kai Po Che!, which also starred Amit Sadh and Rajkummar Rao. The song is a perfect accompaniment to any dandiya party.
8. Indhana Winva by Falguni Pathak.
Falguni Pathak's song "Indhana Winva" is a popular choice for Garba. Released nearly 8 years ago, this song is one of the most popular songs she sings during her performances.
9. Kesariyo Rang by Falguni Pathak.
Another popular Falguni Pathak song you would like to play on Navratri is Kesariyo Rang. Released in 2012, it is another fun track to groove to during the festival.
10. Sanedo Sanedo
It is hard to resist grooving to the most popular Gujarati folk song, Sanedo Sanodo, during Navratri. Sanedo means affection, and this song contains couplets reminiscent of Gujarati drama.
The festival, which is usually celebrated with great pomp and show, will be celebrated differently this year due to the pandemic as Garba and dandiya nights are banned by the government. However, the festival may still be celebrated with the same spirit at heart.
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