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Dance practice is about to begin everywhere! Here are 8 sizzling Dandiya and Garba songs with dance steps to nail any Dandiya night’s dance floor.
It’s that time of the year again when people put on their dancing shoes…or err, go barefeet on the dandiya floor if you like!
Navratri is indeed the festival of dance with Dandiya, Garba Raas and some traditional ‘thumka’. If you live in India then you know very well that no dance night is complete without Bollywood songs. So how can dandiya night be complete without Bollywood songs?
So, while you take out your colourful lehengas and dandiya sticks, here is a list of 8 dandiya songs and tutorials that will help you rock your steps and nail the art of Dandiya and Garba.
If you are looking for modern dandiya songs with the typical Dandiya beats then this song is the best match for you. Chogada Tara from the movie Love Ratri sung by Darshan Raval and Asees Kaur is heavy on Gujarati words and beats but is still peppered with proclamations of love in Hindi. This song is energetic, peppy and indeed the new Navratri Anthem.
Check out easy Dandiya steps to the song below.
Mitron, the movie featuring Jackky Bhagnani and Kritika Kamra has a song Kamariya sung by Darshan Raval for this season of celebrations. Kamariya is a song for all young lovers who want a new taste in the traditional Gujarati folk songs. Its beats are groovy and easy to catch which makes it perfect for the Dandiya night.
Nagada song dhol baje sung by Shreya Ghoshal is the perfect Garba Raas song. The beats are fast and groovy. It’s the perfect dandiya song in which you form a circle and swing to the beat. It’s a song that makes you carefree and lets you just dance, irrespective of what people think.
Kai Po Che has many good songs, one of them being the bright and vibrant Garba number Shubhaarambh. Although the beat is somewhat mellow, still it is a great song to dance to. Sung by Shruti Pathak and Divya Kumar this song combines the traditional music with western beats and makes it perfect for learning the Garba.
This song from Suhaag movie is specially dedicated to Goddess Durga. Despite being an old song it is still very relevant because of the groovy beats. This melody is sung by Mohammad Rafi and Asha Bhosle. The song has a very slow and easy to catch beats which makes it very easy for beginners to learn Dandiya. This song is so compatible that you can do any basic Dandiya steps on this and still look flawless.
This movie featured Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai and Ajay Devgn and was indeed a delight to watch. The romantic track Dholi Taro Dhol Baje is a perfect song for a Navratri dance night. The beats and the melody are so energetic that you just can’t refuse to dance on this one.
This lesser known movie of Sonali Bendre and Kunal Singh, Dil Hi Dil Mein is still remembered for its melodious songs by A.R Rahman of which the Dandiya Night song Chand Aaya Hain continues to be one of the famous songs to learn Dandiya. This song sung by Kavitha Krishnamurthy easily finds its place in every Dandiya enthusiast’s playlist.
Apart from being famous for its British accent and Cricket match scenes, the movie Lagaan also gathered people’s attentionitsh it’s peppy dance number – Radha Kaise Na Jale. This song has one of the most melodious beats and the fact that it starts with a proper Dandiya beat makes it perfect for any beginner to try.
These are beautiful 8 songs to learn Dandiya and Garba from. So what are you waiting for? Take out your Dandiya sticks, awaken the inner dancer and get ready to rock the floor this Navratri.
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