For a country obsessed with festivals, Janmashtami is more than just a holiday. Celebrating the birthday of the divine Lord Sri Krishna , this is a major fête in many parts of India. This is projected in Bollywood too. Here are the 9 timeless Janmashtami moments in Bollywood.
Go Govinda Song – OMG Oh My God! 2012
Go Govinda is a much hyped about Bollywood Movie stated for release soon. Featuring Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal and Sonakshi Sinha this movie is bound to tickle your funny bones. The song ‘Go Govinda’ also features the uncrowned king of dancing Prabhu Deva. Gokulashtmi being close by how could the makers miss this one.
Govinda Ala Re Song – Main Krishna Hoon 2012
Main Krishna Hoon is a kid’s feature film centered around Lord Krishna stated for release tomorrow. Lord Krishna and no Dahi Handi song just didn’t make sense. The movie features Rajniesh Duggall, Juhi Chawla, Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif, and Misti Mukherjee. Let’s wish the movie all the luck it needs at the box office.
Har Taraf Hai Ye Shor Song – Vaastav 1999
Sanjay Dutt’s Bollywood note has a large part of it dedicated to genres dealing with contemporary politics, society and administration. Vaastav is one such well appreciated film. This Janmashtami favorite sees a euphoric Sanjay in a chorus number. This 1999 movie had music by the duo, Jatin – Lalit and also starred Namrata Shirodhkar.
Chandi Ki Daal Pe Song – Hello Brother 1999
Sajid Wajid’s unbeatable Janmashtami favorite that still holds place across many a hearts all over India. The September 1999 release Hello Brother starred Salman Khan , Rani Mukerji and many more and was directed by Sohail Khan. It had music by Himesh Reshammiya and Sajid Wajid. .
Mohe Chhedo Na Song – Lamhe 1991
It will hard to count Lata Ji’s phenomal works but surely this is one of them, Starring Sridevi in this beautiful track, the song is from Lamhe. The song had Anand Bakshi’s lyrics and music by Shiv – Hari. Lamhe also starred Anil Kapoor.
Aala Re Aala Govinda Aala Song – Kala Bazaar 1989
This number is from the Anil Kapoor and Jackie Shroff starring Kala Bazaar. It is one of the popular Janmashtami tracks with music by Rajesh Roshan. This 1989 movie was directed by Rakesh Roshan. The cast also included Farha, Kimi Katkar, and many more.
Mach Gaya Shor Sari Nagri Re Song – Khuddar 1982
The 1982 movie Khuddar starring Amitabh Bachchan , Sanjeev Kumar, Vinod Mehra, Parveen Babi and many more boasts of this Janmashtami classic. Sung by Lata ji and Kishore Kumar, this song derives music from Rajesh Roshan. It remains an utmost favorite till date!
Shor Mach Gaya Shor Song – Badla 1974
From the movie Badla, this song’s background musical score plays “Govinda Ayo Re”. It is one of the most celebrated Shatrughan Sinha numbers in Bollywood. This 1974 movie also starred Mousumi Chatterjee and Jhony Walker. The duo, Laxmikant – Pyarelal directed music.
Govinda Aala Re Aala Song – Bluff Master 1963
The 1963 classic Bluff Master starred Shammi Kapoor and Saira Banu. The song Govinda Aala Re Aala was a chorus number with musical score created by Kalyanji Anandji . it is still arguably the 1st Janmashtami number that comes to our mind. The film cast also included Pran, Lalita Pawar and many more.
There could be a dozen more songs in this list, but we will keep it at 7, one of the numbers intricately related to the Festival. Hoping you all have a blissful Janmashtami.
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