During the winter season sitting beside the bonfire and celebrating Lohri is one thing we all look forward to. Specially in Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh, this occasion is welcomed with open arms. Any celebration is incomplete without good music. Music sets up the mood for any occasion and so is the case with Lohri. We have seen the celebration of Lohri in many Bollywood films and those films have given us some songs for this occasion. Here are 5 songs which you must add to your Lohri playlist.
'Balle Balle', sung by Feroz Khan and Sarabjit Kaur, is a Lohri special song which you must include in the playlist. Featuring Jimmy Sheirgill and Neeru Bajwa this song is from the film 'Mel Karade Rabba'.This is the perfect Punjabi peppy number for dancing in the celebration
Lo aa gayi Lohri ve
Film Veer Zara has given this Lohri song in 2004 and since then it is a must in any Lohri playlist. 'Lo aa gayi Lohri ve' is filmed in a village in Punjab where they are celebrating Lohri featuring actors such as Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Preity Zinta and Shah Rukh Khan.
'Chappa Chappa' is a soft and sweet Lohri anthem with lyrics by Gulzar. This foot-tapping number with Vishal Bhardwaj and a setting of snow-capped Himalayan near the bonfire gives you a perfect feel of Lohri.
Charha de rang
If you are looking for a love Lohri song, then you probably like this romantic song. This Punjabi romantic song is a plotline dancing around the bonfire. 'Charha De Rang' is from the film 'Yamla Pagla Deewana'.
Sundar Mundari oye
'Sundar Mundari Oye' is another popular Punjabi Lohri anthem. This song is sung by Punjabi singer Harbhajan Mann. From the Punjabi movie 'Asa Nu Maan Watna Da', this song is a must in the Lohri playlist.