New Delhi: Ganesh Chaturthi is observed on August 25th and this festival is also popularly called as ‘Vinayak Chaturthi’ or ‘Vinayaka Chavithi’. The highly popular festival is celebrated by Hindus all over the world. Ganesh Chaturthi festival marks the auspicious day when Lord Ganesha was born. It is said that Ganesh Chaturthi or Ganesh Utsav festival was first celebrated by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaja, the great Maratha ruler. And since then this auspicious festival is celebrated with a lot of zeal and enthusiasm. Lord Ganesha, the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati who were born on the fourth day of Magh and especially during that time there is an interconnection between Ganesh and Chaturthi.
Ganesh Chaturthi lasts for 10 days and ends on the day of Ananta Chaturdashi, it is mostly observed during the month of Bhadra i.e. mid-August or mid-September. This much awaited auspicious occasion arrives on the fourth day of Bhadarva Shukla-Paksh according to the Hindu calendar and is mostly celebrated for 10 days as Ganpati, Ganesh Festival or Ganeshotsav.
Songs on Ganpati have remained an integral part of Bollywood. So here we give a list of top songs that was sung to mark the spirit of Ganesh Chaturthi:
1) Deva O Deva Ganpati Deva (Humse Badhkar Kaun- 1981)
2) Ganpati Bappa agle baras tu jaldi aana: Madhuri Dixit danced in her inimitable style in this Ganpati song. It’s one rare song where the hero is absent.
3) Sindoor Laal Dhadayao: This song adds an amazing Marathi flavour to the occasion. It has become quite popular during the evening aarti sessions.
4) Mourya Re (Don): 'Mourya Re' speaks how thousands of devotees wait for Lord Ganesha to arrive every year with hopes in their eyes and enthusiasm in their hearts. We love how the song has been picturised, capturing the Ganpati celebrations in Mumbai
5) Deva Shree Ganesha: You will fall in love the vigour and high octane energy of this song. Sung in various pitches by Ajay Gogawale, this song is a must watch.
6) Bappa (Banjo)
7) Gajanana ( Bajirao Mastani)
So, what are you waiting for? Play these high energy songs on Ganesh Chaturthi and enjoy the spirit of this festival.