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  • Rashmeet Kaur
  • Editorial, 01 Apr 2022, 18:21 IST

Navratri Special: Add These Fun Bollywood Songs To Your Garba Playlist

With its origin in Gujarat, Garba is a fun folk dance performed at religious and social events.
  • Rashmeet Kaur
  • Editorial, 01 Apr 2022, 18:21 IST
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The nine-day festival of Navratri, which celebrates the nine forms of Goddess Durga, is almost here! After two long tough years due to the COVID-19 outbreak, you must be waiting to celebrate the festival with much joy and pomp, right?

With such cheery vibes of the festivities and people dancing to the rhythm of their hearts and devotion, we thought of bringing in a list of some of the groovy Bollywood songs that you can add to your Garba-Dandiya Playlist.

So, are you ready? Then, don your colourful dresses, bring your Dandiya sticks, practice your dance moves, and leave the songs to us!

Just scroll down and start your festivities with a bang!

1Ghani Cool Chori

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ghani cool chori navratri song

This song will definitely keep your Navratri spirits high! 

‘Ghani Cool Chori’ is a peppy number from Akarsh Khurana’s sports drama ‘Rashmi Rocket’. The film features Taapsee Pannu as the main lead and she has done an amazing job in the song as well.

This crazy dance number is sung by Bhoomi Trivedi and is composed by Amit Trivedi. Not only the track has groovy beats but you can also match Taapsee’s attire as she has donned a beautiful traditional Chaniya Choli. 

To conclude, the beats, the tunes, and the video of the song will bring out the dancer in you!


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odhani odhu navratri song

A song sung by the ‘Queen of Remake’ Neha Kakkar and our ‘India’s Raw Star’ Darshan Raval, what more can you ask from a Navratri song? 

Odhani is a dance number from the movie ‘Made In China’ which was released in the year 2019. Featuring Mouni Roy in a glamourous avatar with Rajkummar Rao, the remake retains the essence of the classic tune but gives it a modern twist which we all needed.

So, take out your colourful odhani and flare it at the Garba night on this song!


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chogada navratri song

Another festive track vocalized by Darshal Raval but this time it was with Asees Kaur. ‘Chogada’ is a peppy track from the 2018 movie ‘Loveyatri’ and is pictured on Aayush Sharma and Warina Hussain.

Trust us, this particular song has the right blend of traditional Gujarati folk music and modern hip beats. 

The video of this song is so unusual as the actor starts breaking into Garba on a crowded London street. Can you believe it? Nonetheless, this song will surely get you to grab your Dandiya sticks in the blink of an eye!


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dholida navratri song

The film ‘Loveyatri’ definitely has some Garba numbers in its bag. And the song Dholida will surely make your toes tap. 

The song presents a traditional dandiya set-up and perfectly highlights the chemistry between the two leads. This Garba track is sung by Udit Narayan, Neha Kakkar, Palak Muchhal, and Raja Hasan. It is composed by Tanishk Bagchi and lyrics were penned by Shabbir Ahmed.

So, this is the apt song to practice your dance steps on!


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kamariya navratri song

This song has got to be in your Garba night playlist!

Featuring Jackky Bhagnani and Kritika Kamra, the song ‘Kamariya’ is a melodious blend of traditional Gujarati folk music and the modern tune from the film ‘Mitron’ which was released in the year 2018.

This peppy number is composed by Lijo George and DJ Chetas who were also the composers of Chogada. Again, the song is crooned by none other than Darshan Raval!

6Udi Udi Jaye

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udi udi jaye navratri song

Are you a fan of Shah Rukh Khan? Well, in this song you can see the ‘King of Romance’ becoming the ‘King of Garba’ as well.  

‘Udi Udi Jaye’ is a romantic yet festive song from the 2017 movie ‘Raees’ on which you can dance with your partner. The song has an easy-paced tempo which we love and all credit goes to the marvellous music composition by Ram Sampath and the vocals sung by Bhoomi Trivedi, Karsan Sargathiya, and Sukhwinder Singh. 

Not to forget, watching Pakistani beauty Mahira Khan grooving to this number is icing on the cake. Go play this song and light up the night with your Garba moves!


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shubhaarambh navratri song

We can challenge you, once you listen to this sweet and melodious song from the 2013 release 'Kai Po Che', you will be humming it all day long!

The song is set in Gujarat and is pictured over a Garba sequence, what more would you want to have? It includes some Gujarati lyrics and composer Amit Trivedi has done his job beautifully as he combines traditional music in sync with the western beats. 

8Nagada Sang Dhol

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nagada sang dhol navratri song

How can we not include this one? ‘Nagada Sang Dhol’ has become an anthem for Navratri’s Dandiya night since it was released in 2013.

This electrifying number is from Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film 'Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela’ and features Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh. 

Though Sanjay Leela Bhansali is known for his grand sets but as a composer of this track, he pulled all the stops here - whether the upbeat tune, lyrics fused with the music of dhol, Deepika’s dance moves, and what not! Sung by Shreya Ghoshal and Osman Mir, this song is a spectacle in every sense. 

It will surely bring everyone to the stage!

9Radha Kaise Na Jale

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radha kaise na jale navratri song

This song tells the tale of how Lord Krishna teases and annoys Radha. If you want to add a peppy song that will get you the devotional feel during the festival, then this one is your pick!

‘Radha Kaise Na Jale’ is from one of the blockbuster movies of Bollywood - 'Lagaan' - featuring Aamir Khan and Gracy Singh. It is sung by melodious Asha Bhosle and Udit Narayan and is composed by the music maestro A. R. Rahman.

10Dholi Taaro Dhol Baaje

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dholi taro navratri song

No list of Bollywood Navratri songs can be complete without this iconic number! 

Dholi Taaro Dhol Baaje is an energetic track from Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s movie ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam.’ You can see Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan grooving to the blend of slow and fast beats of the song which can surely be a mood booster. 

Now, you can also replicate the duo’s dance steps with your partner and can make it a challenge as well.

So, what are you waiting for? Bring your Dandiya and dance away the night!