Krishna Janmashtami is coming. It is celebrated all over the world. Not just a celebration of Shree Krishna’s born but a celebration of Radha-Krishna’s eternal love. Bond of Krishna with Radha, Maiya Yashoda, Nand Lala and Meera.
Known as Gokul Atham. Janmashtami is celebrated every year on the eighth day of Krishna Paksha and according to the Hindu calendar, the festival generally occurs in August month.
This year, Janmashtami will be celebrated on August 19th worldwide. With the dance, drama, Ras-Leela and Matki Mahotsav. The supremacy of lord Krishna will be celebrated.
Here is the top Bollywood song list for you to feel the greatness of Radha-Krishna’s love.
1. Mohe Panghat Pe: (Mughal-E-Azam)
The song from the evergreen movie and composed by Nusad have the beautiful voice of Lata Ji. Song celebrates Radha-Krishna’s Love and chemistry.
Thumri is one of the most well-known genres in Krishna songs. This song Mohe Panghat pe is one of the greatest examples of Thumri. The song refers to a situation in which Nandlal means Krishna has been teasing his lover Radha, and she complains about whole have immense love for him.
2. Radha Kaise Na Jale (Lagaan)
Cute chemistry and Nok-Jhok of Radha Krishna are portrayed through conversation. Once again sung by Lataji and Udit Narayan.
Radha complaining about the jealousy she has with Gopi and Kanha ji Comfort here with The line Gopiya tarein hai chand hai Radha and Gopiya aani jaani hai Radha to Man ki Raani hai! Krishna Ji is saying that Radha doesn’t need to be jealous of Gopi because their love is beyond that. Song gives us real and relevant vibes that we can easily say that their love was usual but unusual.
3. Woh Kisna hai (Kisna)
Here comes the best. It’s the most popular Bollywood song made on Radha-Krishna. The character description of Radha and Krishna is beautifully done in the song.
“Wo hai albela mad naino wala! Jis ki deewani brij ki har bala, Woh Kisna hai!
Naino me sanso me jiske Kisna, Har pal hi jeewan me jaise Kisna, Woh Radha hai!”
Song written by Javed Akhtar and composed by Ismail-Darbar. Celebrates deep love of them.
4. Mohe Rang do Laal (Bajirao Mastani)
The song beautifully portrayed the deep love of Radha-Krishna. The song is Featuring Deepika. She has gracefully done justice to the lyrics of the song. Sung beautifully by Shreya Ghoshal. Addressing Kanha as Nand ke laal. Song composed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and written by Siddharth-Garima.
5. Maiya Yashoda: Hum Sath Sath Hai
The naughtiness of Krishna is described in the song. The whole concept is Radha complaining about Krishna’s naughtiness to Maiya Yashoda. Performed by Tabbu, Sonali Bendre and Karishma Kapoor. Beautifully composed and written this song is still famous in Bollywood.
6. Ek Radha Ek Meera :
Two beautiful ladies, who lived for Krishna. One loved him and the other was devoted to him. Antar kya dono ki preet me bolo! Ek prem Diwani, Ek dash diwani. Beautifully sung by Lataji! Every line of the song is divine.
7. Kanha So Ja zara :
Soja Zara, This song has heavy classical influences. A lullaby of sorts, The background music of the flute, veena and mridangam is the cherry on the cake. The lyrics are very playful as she sweetly threats Kanha to go to bed or she will complain to his mother/ Maiya Yashoda!
Apart from this Radha, Kanha, Radha Nachegi and Radhe Radhe, there are many more songs in the industry that celebrate this great love story.
This Janmashtami tune in to these songs and cheer for their great eternal love story.