Ganesh Chaturthi has always been one of the most celebrated festivals in India. From lavish statues to even grand visarjans, we go all out for over beloved Ganesha.
With just one day to go for Ganesh Chaturthi, every Indian is high in spirits to welcome the vigna harta into their houses. This grand welcome, calls for some grand procession and where there’s a procession, music follows. While some may love the old school dhol baja, others need a touch of modern day music.
So here’s a list of the top 10 songs from Bollywood that we think are perfect to be played this Ganesh Chaturthi.
1. Gajanana from Bajirao Mastani
This is more of a devotional song with was sung by Sukhwinder Singh for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s movie Bajirao Mastani.
2. Shree Ganeshaya Dhimahi from Viruddh… Family Comes First
This song was sung by ace singer Shankar Mahadevan for the movie Viruddh… Family Comes First. The song featured Amitabh Bachchan and Sharmila Tagore.
3. Mourya Re from Don
Mourya Re is a song by Shankar Mahadevan. It featured in the remake of Amitabh Bachchan’s movie Don that featured SRK. The song is an upbeat visarjan song that brings you into the festive mode.
4. Deva Shree Ganesha from Agneepath
Penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya the song is sung by Ajay-Atul. Featured in the Hrithik Roshan’s movie Agneepath, this song has become one of the favourites among the Bollywood lovers.
5. Sadda Dil Vi Tu (Ga ga ga Ganpati) from ABCD
True to the movie itself, the song is a beautiful song with a western twist. Featured in Remo D’Souza’s movie ABCD, the song is composed by Sachin-Jigar and sung by Hard Kaur.
6. Aala Re Aala Ganesha from Daddy
A song that gives you an insight into the grand Ganesh Chaturthi celebration in Mumbai. This song was recently released a part of the upcoming crime drama Daddy.
7. Sindoor Lal Chadayo from Vaastav
One of my personal favourites, this song was in Sanjay Dutt’s movie Vaastav. The song is a devotional song and yet has the perfect musical ring to it.
8. Bappa from Banjo
Riteish Deshmukh’s movie Banjo featured the song Bappa in it. This song is a beautiful creation that highlights the festival perfectly. The song was composed by Vishal-Shekhar.
9. Ganapati Apne Gaon Chale from Agneepath
A song from the original Agneepath is a visarjan song. It features Amitabh Bachchan, Mithun Chakraborty and Neelam. This song was shot in a real location.
10. Deva ho Deva Ganapati Deva from Hum Se Badhkar Kaun
A song that is sung by the millions. This was featured in the movie Hum Se Badhkar Kaun. The movie cast includes Mothun Chakraborty, Amjad Khan, Danny Denzongpa, Ranjeeta Kaur and Vijayendra Ghatge.
While one’s your favourite?