What is it about weddings that turns everyone into a dance enthusiast? Of course, the energy and festivity brewing amongst excited friends and relatives is totally infectious. But you have to give the songs playing some credit too. After all, it takes some awesome music to get you in the groove. So if you want to give your guests the quintessential Indian wedding feel, you have to play some Hindi classics – those songs that are played at virtually every matrimonial function. Read on for ideas on the top Hindi songs to play at your wedding.
1. Mehendi Laga Ke Rakhna
Bringing alive the romance of SRK and Kajol’s timeless chemistry, Mehendi Laga Ke Rakhna should surely figure on your playlist. There’s just something so real about the lyrics – they capture the excitement of the bride’s wedding prep and groom’s passion for his wife-to-be. And the upbeat music doesn’t hurt. But mostly, how can you not evoke the romantic blockbuster of the century on your wedding day? DDLJ songs will just have to be played!
2. Sajanji Ghar Aaye
Remember Salman Khan, Kajol and the cute kid dancing in sync to the beats of this song in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai? Play Sajanji Ghar Aaye at any wedding and that magic will come alive once again. From the older relatives to the younger lot, no one can resist tapping their foot and shaking a leg to this song. This is the perfect song to play when the bride makes her grand entrance.
3. Wah Wah Ramji
A song that has played at countless Sangeet functions and wedding ceremonies, Wah Wah Ramji is like a tribute to the perfection of any couple entering into wedlock. It’s a peppy track which always reignites the playful energy of Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit’s dalliance in Hum Aapke Hain Kaun. Play this song and watch even the most shy guests dancing to the beat.
4. Dholi Taro Dhol Baaje
This is the party starter track that every wedding needs. Dholi Taro is a festive number that just forces everyone to get to the dance floor. And since it celebrates the very idea of merriment, it complements the atmosphere of the Big Fat Indian Wedding. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam is now a yesteryear blockbuster but gosh! This song is evergreen. May it never stop playing at weddings!
5. Chunari Chunari
A song from Biwi No. 1 just needs to be on the playlist! And Chunari Chunari is a perfect summation of the sizzling chemistry that exists between an engaged couple. Turn up the volume and this song will drive the guests insane. They will dance to its every beat and get excited at the chunari-chaunari encore. Feast your eyes on the antics that unfold on the dance floor.
Here's a list of top Hindi songs from Bollywood that you must have on your wedding playlist.