Celebrate Ganeshotshav With These 11 Bollywood Ganesh Songs

Celebrate Ganeshotshav With These 11 Bollywood Ganesh Songs

25 May 18 @ 6:32 PM | By Smrutirekha

The day has come again to get together and celebrate the birthday of our very own ‘bappa’, Lord Ganesha. And in India a festival is believed to be incomplete unless there is inclusion of songs. In order to render this, Bollywood music has been the forte of most of the devotees/organisers. Be it songs, prayers or Vedic lore in form of jingles of god, they have been an integral part of numerous Hindi movies. Over a time, though these hymns might have been revamped but the motivation behind it remains the same. So as the country gets ready to welcome the loving and charming ‘Gannu’ of all, here is a compilation of 11 songs on Lord Ganapati which certainly will double your celebration, this year.

  1. Bappa (Banjo)

    This is a whole new song dedicated to Lord Ganesha, which sees an amalgamation of devotion with a rock star act. Music director duo, Vishal and Shekhar have composed the track and it certainly has the local flavour that we get to hear during this festival.
    Banjo Riteish Deshmukh
  2. Gajanana (Bajirao Mastani)

    Basically an enhanced version of the traditional Marathi Ganapati aarti, the song with its catchy tune has the magic to mesmerise the listeners. Interestingly, this track holds a Guinness World Record for having the biggest launch. Around 5200 students had gathered to give a fitting launch by performing on it.

  3. Hey Ganaraya (ABCD 2)

    It is another devotional number that enthuses a lot of energy with its religious aura. The musical arrangement and the powerful vocal heighten the tempo of the song, hence making it a sure entry in the playlist. The picturization of the song is sure to give you goosebumps.
  4. Gannu Rocks (Sonali Cable)

    A unison of the popular aarti song Sukh karta with rock music, this foot-tapping song completely justifies to be an enjoyable Ganesh number. Featuring Rhea Chakraborty, Ali Fazal, Raghav Juyal, the song is crooned by Anmol Malik (Aarti) and Vishal Dadlani, penned by Kausar Munir and composed by Mikey McCleary.

  5. Sadda Dil Vi Tu (Any Body Can Dance)

    Besides a visual delight, this smashing song which has the essence of rap by Hard Kaur, makes it a must-play during the Ganesh Chaturthi procession. The song has been formatted keeping the young generation in mind without losing any of its devotional quality.

  6. Mourya Re (Don: The Chase Begins Again)

    This energetic number which has been composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and rendered by Shankar Mahadevan was for the film Don, which featured Shahrukh Khan in a dual role. The track was immensely liked by everyone and was ruling the chartbuster in no time. Each words of the track truly describes the festive mode of the worshippers during those 11 days and most important being when the god is taken for immersion.

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  8. Sukhharta (Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge)

    Apparently, this record has been derived from the famous verse Sukh Karta (by Sant Ram Das) and given a fresh look by adding some zing to it. However, the song is so popular among the devotees that it finds place in various devotional albums sung in different formats, but finally it is on to the listeners and their taste.

    Konkona Sen Sharma Ajay Devgn Paresh Rawal
  9. Shree Ganeshay Dheemahi (Viruddh)

    Another beautiful ‘aarti’ song from Shankar Mahadevan which is an ode to Lord Ganesha! It summarises the whole of his persona as well as his various names in this hymn. It is not just the manner in which it has been sung, but if one gets an understanding of these lines then, he/she is sure to fall in love with this.
  10. Sindoor Lal Chadayo (Vaastav)

    Composed by Jatin-Lalit, this soulful aarti has all the essence of Ganesh Chaturthi. The rendition done by Ravindra Sathe is an absolute delight for every Ganesh lovers. It’s a must-play number in every pandal during the Ganeshotsav.
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  12. Deva Shree Ganesha (Agneepath)

    Sung by Sonu Nigam, one of the best playback singers of Bollywood, this fast, heart-racing song will surely pick up the atmosphere due to the high beats which consists of a bouquet of instruments with ‘dholak’ having its maximum prominence. Ever since the movie was released, the song got its required attention by showing how lord appears in different avatars to avenge the wrong doers (Hrithik’s character in the movie well explains the matter).