Krishna Janmashtami is a Hindu festival which is celebrated on the birth of Krishna. Krishna Janmashtami is popularly known as Gokulashtami which is celebrated on August 25th and Dahi Handi is celebrated on August 26th, 2016. This day marks the celebration of birth of the Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu. According to Hindu calendar this festival is celebrated on the 8th day of Ashtami of Krishna Paksh in the month of Bhadon of the dark fortnight. The occasion is celebrated with lot of zeal and enthusiasm all over the globe. ALSO READ: Krishna Janmashtami 2016: Date, Muhurat, Puja Vidhi, Mantras, Fasting, Auspicious timings
On this auspicious day, Lord Krishna were born, and this festival is celebrated on the eight day of Krishna Paksha in the month of Bhadrapada according to Hindu calendar. Hence, Janmashtami holds a valuable sense when it comes to encouraging the good and destroying the evil. And thus this festival brings everyone more closer and keeps them together with faith.
Birth of Lord Krishna was a magnificent spiritual significance, as he was the legend who was born in the darkness inside a cell of jail as his parents were behind bars. This cruel thing was done by his own uncle. The day is full of colors, music to enhance our life in a better way. So here we have brought list of top 7 songs from B-town that will bring back the spirit and make you listen these songs very often on the special day of Gokulashtami 2016. As the festival is round the corner we have something for you. Happy Krishna Janmashtami 2016!
1. Bluff Master – “Govinda Aala Re Aala”
One of the superhit and blockbuster songs from Bollywood industry, Bluff Master was released in 1963. This song starrer with Shammi Kapoor, Saira Banu, Lalita Pawar which gained a lot of popularity and still tops the Janmashtami hits. This song is the top priority for many people when it comes to Janmashtami. Kalyanji Anandji was the creator of this song; he contributed by giving the best music of that time.
2. Muqabla – Teen batti wala govinda aala
This movie was released in 1969, created a great ambience of Dahi Handi. The credit goes to Kishore Kumar and Mohammed Rafi who always created magic with their songs. After Shammi Kapoor it was Shatrugan Sinha who gave the second best number for Dahi Handi Celebration.
3. Satyam Shivam Sundaram – Yashomati Maiyya Se Bole Nandlala
This film came in 1978, and changed the era of Bollywood. Shashi kapoor, Zeenat Aman became all time favorite after this song was released. The song is picturised on a particular theme, in which Krishna is complaining to his mother about his dark complexion, while Radha is fair. This song portrays Krishna’s innocence. This song became more popular because of Lata Mangeshkar.
4. Khuddar – Mach Gaya Shor Sari Nagri Re
The mega star from the millennium, Amitabh Bachchan featured in this song, which reminds everyone of Lord Krishna’s tricks on Radha. The way he used to pull her legs and this unusual ways used to make us smile. This song has been picturised on Parveen Babi and Amitabh.
5. Badla – Shor mach gaya shor dekho aaya maakhan chor
We have one more song on Shatrugan Sinha, which was a popular hit and added various colors in celebrating Janmashtami. The Shotgun star filled this song with his emotions, which became one of the best in those times.
6. Vaastav – Har taraf hai ye shor aaya gokul ka chor
Sanju Baba shows his utmost talent of playing role of Krishna in the song. The scene is beautifully portrayed and jatin Lait’s brings to us the music from those times. This song is cheerful and foot tapping and brings the mood of festivity.
7. Hello Brother – Chandi Ki Daal Par
This song came around 90’s and was the best song in the entire venture. Superstar Salman Khan sang this song which made it for special. This stylish store was picturised on Rani Mukherjee and Sallu Miya.
Finally here we end, which is your favorite Dahi handi number? Do let us know. Happy Janmashtami to everyone out there!