From the old classic Dholi Taro Dhol Baje to the new garba favourite Dholida, here are the Bollywood tracks for your ultimate garba playlist
By Shreya Mahindrakar
As we celebrate the festival of Navratri with zeal and enthusiasm to honour goddess Durga in her nine forms, it’s also a time when we come together to dance energetically to lively music. Here are some Bollywood tracks to add to your Garba playlist that will keep you grooving all through the Navratri season.
Nagada Sang Dhol Bhaje | Ram Leela
A garba night would not be complete without moving to the rhythm of this song. Featureing the power couple Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone, this catchy song from from the movie Ram-Leela features Gujarati folk music beats and will unquestionably be a perfect one for all Dandiya fans during Navratri. This song is sung by Shreya Ghoshal and Osman Mir.
Chogada | Loveyatri
Even five years after its release, this lovely song remains at the top of the list of the best Navratri songs. The song from the movie Loveyatri: A Journey of Love, directed by Salman Khan and starring Aayush Sharma and Warina Hussain, is unlike any other Navratri song as it was shot near London Bridge and brings in the non-traditional ethnic attire making it out of the box. This song is perfect for grooving without giving it a second thought about what to wear. Sung by Darshan Raval and Asses Kaur, this song is a a must-have for your Garba playlist.
Sun Sajni | Satyaprem Ki Katha
This song is a new addition to the garba playlist. Starring Kiara Advani and Kartik Aaryan, this high-energy song from Satyaprem Ki Katha features the actor duo in matching in traditional red outfits. With its colourful canvas, beautiful Navratri theme, and heart-thumping garba beats, this song is yet another addition to the chart-topping garba album.
Dholida | Gangubai Kathiawadi
Alia Bhatt’s effortless dance moves in a white sequined saree add to the charm of the garba chartbuster songs. Kruti Mahesh choreographed the dance number, which was sung by Jahnvi Shrimankar and Shail Hada. This song gracefully combines Hindi and Gujarati lyrics, giving an authentic charm to this electrifying song that has become a chartbuster.
Kamariya | Mitron
A perfect fusion of traditional Gujarati folk music with a modern hip-hop feel can be found in the 2018 song Kamariya, which features Jackky Bhagnani and Kritika Kamra dancing to this electrifying song. Kamariya is also a perfect song that gracefully combines modern beats with traditional garba tunes. This song, which was written by DJ Chetas and Lijo George and features the singing of Darshan Raval, will unquestionably elevate your Navratri celebration.
Dholi Taro | Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
No matter how many new songs are released, this upbeat one from the Sanjay Leela Bhansali film starring one of the most attractive on-screen couples, Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai, will always hold a special place in our hearts. Everything about this song — lyrics, beat, choreography — is the ideal combination for Navratri celebration nights, and one simply cannot stop grooving to it.