The time of the year when melodious Chhath Vrat ke Geet (Chhath Puja songs) fill the atmosphere has arrived. The biggest festival in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, Chhath Puja commemorated in honour of the Sun God and Chhathi Maiya is here. The four-day festival of Chhath Puja 2018 will begin on November 11 with Nahay Khay and last until Usha Arghya (sunrise) of November 14 on Wednesday. Like every year, new Chhath Puja songs have released, and they add to the festive fervour. This Chhath Geet 2018, it’s all energetic, peppy Bhojpuri songs by leading stars of the regional cinema such as Pawan Singh, Amrapali Dubey, Khesari Lal Yadav, Kajal Raghwani among others. These Chhath Vrat ke Geet are highly looked forward to the families celebrating the mahaparv. Chhath Puja Date 2018 Calendar: When Is Nahay Khay, Lohanda and Kharna, Sunset and Sunrise Puja Time to Worship Chhathi Maiya & the Sun God?
Chhath Puja is the only Hindu Vedic festival. It is also called Chhath Ka Mahaparva, Surya Shashti, Chhathi and Dala Chhath. The four-day festival, witnesses an arduous 36-hour fast, also known as Chhath Vrat. In this, the Vratins, mostly women observing the fast abstain from having even a sip of water. The festival witnesses a set of customs and rituals. Chhath is a colourful festival, in which the families of these Vratins also come together to ensure the fast and ceremonies are carried out properly. Chhath songs play an integral part during the festival. It is sung in praises of the two deities, Vedic God Surya and Goddess Usha, who is known as Chhathi Maiya. It is the only festival that worships both sunrise and sunset (Sandhya Arghya). All these are vividly narrated in these Chhath Ke Geet videos. Let us look at some of these latest Chhath songs 2018 ahead of Chhath Puja celebrations. Chhath Puja 2018: What Are The Health Benefits of Fasting and Worshipping Surya Bhagwan?
1. Chhath Geet 2018 by Khesari Lal Yadav
Bhojpuri actor-singer Khesari Lal Yadav has released a new song dedicated to the beautiful festival. The song is titled, “Ara Chapra Ke Ghat Nik Lagela” and it depicts the lovely visuals of a typically-adorned Chhath Puja Ghat. The colourful steps, banana trunks, rows of diyas (butter lamps), Prasad especially thekuas and lots of fruits. The new Chhath Vrat song has already got 1.7million views on YouTube, and you must also check it out now. Chhath Puja Samagri: List of Items From Fruits To Grains To Worship Surya Bhagwan and Chhathi Maiyya.
2. Chhath Geet 2018 by Amrapali Dubey
From Indian television to becoming regional cinema star, Bhojpuri sensation Amrapali Dubey is now ruling her fans’ hearts as a singer. She has sung a song “Chale Ke Baate Chhathi Ghaat Ae Piya” whose music is given by Dhananjay Mishra. The lyrics penned down by Pyare Lal Yadav goes something like, “Jai Chhathi Maiya, Jai Ho. Jai Chhathi Maiya, Jai Ho. Jai Jai Jai Jai, Jai Chhathi Maiya, Jai Ho.”
3. Chhath Geet 2018 by Kajal Raghwani
The pretty actress from Gujarat who has made a place for herself in Bhojpuri cinema by giving hits such as Bhojpuriya Raja, Muqaddar, Mehandi Laga Ke Rakhna, Mai Sehra Bandh Ke Aaunga also happens to be a talented singer. As a part of Chhath 2018 geet, Kajal Raghwani brings “Penhi Na Balam Ji Piyariya.” Decked up in traditional red saree and makeup, the 28-year-old has done an excellent job presenting the Chhath Puja song video.
4. Chhath Puja Geet by Khesari Lal Yadav and Kajal Raghwani
The hit jodi of Khesari Lal Yadav and Kajal Raghwani who are loved by their fans had paired up to sing Chhath geet. The 2017 song remains a memorable one to be a part of any list of Chhath songs. Once again, the focus remains on Chhath Puja Ghat and the subtle (not really) romance between Khesari and Kajal!
5. Chhathi Maiya Ke Geet by Manoj Tiwari
Being a politician is no child’s play and can be quite demanding. However, the head of the BJP organisation in Delhi ensures to sing a song or two during the mahaparv of Chhath. Manoj who is one of the biggest Bhojpuri superstars has sung this very melodious Chhathi Maiya Ke Geet, and it is soothing unlike the peppiness of other new-style Chhath songs.
There are so many new songs on Chhath Puja and of different types. If you are a fan of filmy, high on energy and pitch, then the above-mentioned Bhojpuri songs will suit your music taste. And if you are looking for soothing, the real taste of regional music, we have got songs by the famous Sharda Sinha, the well-known folk-singer from Bihar. We also have devotional Chhath songs by Anuradha Paudwal. Stay glued to LatestLY for all the latest updates and features on Chhath Puja 2018 celebrations.