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Bollywood Songs That Perfectly Capture Krishna's Divine Nature, Playful Spirit, and All-Encompassing Love

By Anandi Makhija

Updated - May 9, 20244 min read

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Krishna, the dancing god, has been a muse for Bollywood music and dance for centuries. His playful personality and divine grace have inspired countless songs that are both catchy and soulful. These melodies not only get your feet moving, but they also transport you to a higher plane of consciousness.


So next time you're feeling down, put on a Krishna-inspired Bollywood song and let the music take you away.


1. Radhe Radhe (Dream Girl - 2019)

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Get ready to add some radness to your Janmashtami playlist with Ayushmann Khurrana and Nushrat Bharucha's "Radhe Radhe" from Dream Girl. This Gokul-worthy song will have you hittin' the dance floor like Krishna himself. So put on your dancing shoes and get ready to rave with Radha and Krishna!


Artists: Meet Bros, Amit Gupta



2. Vo Kisna Hai (Kisna - 2005)


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Hey Krishna lovers, it's Janmashtami! Time to celebrate the birth of our favorite naughty cowherd. Put on your dancing shoes and sing along to "Woh Kisna Hai," the catchy song from the movie Kisna. The song, composed by Ismail Darbar, beautifully praises Krishna and Radha's love. So get your groove on and let's celebrate!


Artists: Sukhwinder Singh, Ayesha I. Darbar, S. Shailaja



3. Mach Gaya Shor (Khud-Daar - 1982)


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In 1974, Kishore Kumar dropped a banger for Janmashtami. This Amitabh Bachchan and Parveen Babi collab, “Mach Gaya Shor Sari Nagri Re”, is a certified hood classic. Add it to your playlist ASAP.


Artists: Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, Chorus



4. Go Go Go Govinda (Oh My God - 2012)


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If you're looking for a song to get your friends pumped up for a game of human pyramid butter busting, then look no further than "Go Go Go Govinda"! This high-voltage number by Himesh Reshammiya features Sonakshi Sinha and Prabhudheva, and it's sure to get your blood pumping. So put on your dancing shoes and get ready to break some butter!


Artists: Shreya Ghoshal, Mika Singh



5. Bhore Bhayi Panghat pe (Satyam Shivam Sundaram - 1978)


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In 1978, the song 'Bhore Bhayi Panghat pe' from Satyam Shivam Sundaram broke the mold when it came to how songs about Lord Krishna were traditionally done. Instead of shying away from his sexuality, the song embraced it, using it as an asset to create a truly unique and memorable experience.


Artist: Lata Mangeshkar



6. Kannah Soja Zara (Bahubali 2 - 2017)


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The new Bahubali song is a total party starter, even though it's about the birth of Lord Krishna. Just goes to show that people from the south of India know how to have fun, even when they're celebrating their religious beliefs. And who can blame them? Lord Krishna is the ultimate party animal, after all!


Artist: Madhushree



7. Radha (Jab Harry Met Sejal - 2017)


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Get ready to groove to the Radha track from Jab Harry Met Sejal! This foot-tapping number will transport you to the playful world of Radha and Krishna, where love is both flirtatious and devotional. The fusion of traditional lyrics and contemporary beats is a feast for the senses, and the catchy melody will have you singing along in no time. So put on your dancing shoes and get ready to let loose!


Artists: Sunidhi Chauhan, Shahid Mallya



Whether you're a dancer or simply someone who loves to feel the rhythm, these songs are a delightful way to connect with the enchanting spirit of Lord Krishna.