Janmashtami is here! Every year, the festival is celebrated by Hindus across the nation with great fervour to mark the birth of Lord Krishna. Temples are decorated, and dahi handi programs are being organised to celebrate Krishna Jayanthi. During the festivities, Bollywood songs play a major role as they add spark to the celebrations. From feel-good music to fun songs, Hindi cinema has time and again churned melodies surrounding Krishna. Janmashtami 2023: From Akshay Kumar to Sourabh Raaj Jain to Swapnil Joshi, 5 Actors Who Portrayed the Role of Lord Krishna on Screen (View Pics).

And so, on the birth occasion of Lord Krishna this year, we have curated some of the best Bollywood songs that portray the various shades of Lord Krishna's nature and innocence. Let’s get started! Krishna Janmashtami 2023 Date, Time & Shubh Muhurat, Significance, Puja Vidhi & Gokulashtami Katha.

Mach Gaya Shor

First song on our list is “Mach Gaya Shor” featuring Amitabh Bachchan. From the movie Khud-Daar, the melody is quite popular and is often played during dahi handi celebrations in India. The track is about the excitement and joy over Krishna's birth, and features a catchy melody and upbeat tempo.

Maiyya Yashoda

Up next, we have chartbuster song “Maiyya Yashoda” from Hum Saath Saath Hain which is dedicated to Lord Krishna’s mother Yashoda . The track highlights and describes the many mischievous avatars of Kanhaiya.

Radhe Radhe  

Looking for a peppy track to add to your Janmashtami playlist? “Radhe Radhe’ from Ayushmann Khurrana’s Dream Girl should be your pick. The song narrates the fun yet romantic love story of Radha and Krishna. A fast and fun number! September 2023 Holidays Calendar With Major Festivals and Events: Janmashtami, Ganesh Chaturthi, Teacher's Day and Eid-e-Milad – Get Full List of Important Dates of the Ninth Month.

Mohe Panghat Pe 

This melody is from the film Mughal-e-Azam and is sung by iconic Lata Mangeshkar The song is a beautiful and evocative expression of love and devotion from Radha's perspective. It's a reminder of the power of love to overcome all obstacles.

Woh Kisna Hai

From the film Kisna, “Woh Kisna Hai” is a soothing number which features Vivek Oberoi. Sung by Sukhwinder Singh, S Shailaja and Ayesha Darbar, the track reflects the complex and multifaceted nature of everyone’s favourite Lord Krishna.

Go Go Govinda 

Starting Prabhudeva and Sonakshi Sinha, “Go Go Govinda” is sung by Mika Singh and Shreya Ghoshal, and features a catchy melody and danceable beats. The lyrics of the song are fun as it features the dahi handi celebration of Janmashtami.

Chandi Ki Daal Par

Last but not the least is this high on energy song “Chandi Ki Daal Par” from the movie Hello Brother. This one is a must add track during Janmashtami’s dahi handi celebrations. The song stars Rani Mukerji and Salman Khan.

That’s it guys! These are a few of the many Bollywood songs that are made on Lord Krishna. These songs reflect the love and devotion that Hindus have for the almighty, and the many facets of his personality. To note, Janmashtami this time will be observed on September 6th with Dahi Handi on September 7th.

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