The finest part of Lohri is dancing to the tunes of dhol on the beats of popular Lohri Songs. The spotlight of Lohri celebration is the bonfire celebrations done at night. Getting together around a bonfire all dressed in colourful traditional attires together with relatives, loved ones and friends, exchange found greetings with each other, conducting pooja followed by prasad distribution, whereby prasad primarily comprises of six major things like phuliya, til, gur, popcorn, gazak and moongphali are distributed to each one. This pooja is doing Parikrama around the bonfire which symbilises Agni and offering prayers to it for prosperity and abundant growth in crops. Celebrations are at their highest peak and spirits while singing and dancing around the fire throughout the illuminated night on the hits of Songs of Lohri and dhol beats , totally unmatchable experience of festivity and culture. Here, is a list of a few famous Bollywood and regional Punjabi Songs for Lohri that make this night worth remembering.
1. Sundri Mundri one of the best or main Lohri Song. Played on a high baritone this such an energetic song that will set the people on the dance floor and the listeners start pumping on its beats.
2. Lodi song from Veer Zaara starring Hema Malini, Preity Zinta, Shahrukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan. This Veer Zaara Lohri Song is an absolute hit and calls for the authentic Punjabi culture when played.
3. Bari Barsi Boliyan is a Punjabi album from the late past in 1970’s by Charanjeet Ahuja still doesn’t fails to set the dance floors on fire. The Dhols from this beat will automatically make you dance interminably.
4. Tutak Tutak Tutiya is another chartbuster from Daler Mehndi the King of Punjabi songs makes you groove to the beats of this energetic Punjabi number. Voice of Daler Mehndi adds life to this vibrant song.
5. Sadi Gali an excuisite song from the hit Bollywood movie Tanu Weds Manu by Lehmber Hussainpuri has bagged the Punjabi Music Best Punjabi Based Song in Hindi Award in the Filmfare Awards featuring R. Madhavan and Kangna Ranaut is another colourful Punjabi song apt for the occasion.
6. Boliyan – Gidha 1 – Aloo Chaat is a rocking dance number from the collection of Nindy Kaur. This song displays the colourful grace, elegance, flexibility and beauty of the Punjabi kudis and highlights their creativity. This has ruled the Lohri celebrations since past a decade and will continue to do so for coming years.
7. Gallan Goodiyan from the super hit Bollywood movie Dil Dhadakne do has all charm of the Bollywood Stars Farhan Akhtar, Sukhvinder Singh, Shanker Mahadevan, Manish J. Tipu and Yashita Yashpal Sharma. A vivacious dance song for this happy time.
8. Lohri song by Harbhajan Maan is perfect for showering sweets and seeds in the bonfire. Such a wonderful display of love, togetherness and celebration all clubbed will leave you missing this celebration throughout the year.
9. Kabza song by Babu Maan. Swag of this song is such that all women start dancing around and it is played on repeat for n number of times throughout the night.
10. Hadippa featuring Shahid Kapoor and Rani Mukherjeee from the Bollywood hit movie Dil Bole Haddipa is a total delight to hear and dance around the bonfire. This number will make you bash the dhol and nagaraas a little louder than usual and thus hooping up the celebrations all the more.
The Bhangra and the Gidha are the most popular and favourite dance forms during Punjabi Lohri celebrations. These regional Lohri Songs for Dance and the Bollywood has contributed a lot and made these festivities all the more lively.