Every year, Hindus celebrate Krishna Janmashtami to mark Lord Krishna’s birthday. The day which is also known as Janmashtami, Krishnasthami or Gokulashtami, is celebrated with great enthusiasm and excitement. The festival is usually celebrated in August and this year it will be observed on August 18-19, 2022.
People on this day worship Lord Krishna and observe fasting. Moreover, the famous sporting event, Dahi Handi is also organized and celebrated mainly in Gujarat and Maharashtra. The festival has also been featured in many Bollywood films.
Here is a list of songs that will add a touch of perfection to your celebrations and accompany the festive atmosphere.
1. Go Go Govinda:
It is one of the most played songs on the occasion of Krishana Janmashtami. The song features Sonakshi Sinha and Prabhudeva shaking a leg together. The song is full of energetic lines and beats and will go perfectly with the Dahi Handi event. The song was composed by Himesh Reshammiya and was part of the movie, OH My God, which starred Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal in the lead roles.
2. Mach Gaya Shor:
Some songs never go out of style and this is one of those songs. The song is taken from the 1982 film Khud-Daar which stars Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Mehra and Sanjeev Kapoor. The song was pictured on Parveen Babi and Amitabh Bachchan and their fans still love it.
3. Radha Kaise Na Jale:
The song is still performed by students of different educational institutions on the occasion of Janmashtami. The beautiful song was part of the 2001 film Lagaan, starring Aamir Khan and Gracy Singh. The song gracefully defines the bond between Radha and Krishna.
4. Wo Kishna Hai:
The song features Vivek Oberoi and Isha Sharvani, the song is a must to include in your Janmashtami playlist.
5. Radhe Radhe:
The song “Radhe Radhe” by Ayushmann Khurrana and Nushrratt Bharuccha is one of the latest Bollywood tracks dedicated to Lord Krishna. Don’t miss this amazing song from the movie, Dream Girl.
6. Maiya Yashoda:
Jhootha Hi Sahi song cannot be excluded from your play tracks. The song is sung by Chinmayi and Javed Ali is portrayed on John Abraham, Paakhi A. Tyrewala and R Madhvan portrays the story of Radha and Krishna.