A foot tapping number, ‘Dola Dola’ is fast paced energetic number crooned by Bollywood singer Gayatri Iyer in her inimitable style.
Bani Bani Prem Diwani Bani
Film: Mein Prem Ki Diwani Hoon (2003)
Sung by Chitra, this Anu Malik composition is basically a romantic song with Dandiya beats that makes it a Navratri dance item number.
O Re Gori
Film: Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne Lage (2002)
A staple Dandiya number, ‘O Re Gori’ is sung by Udit Narayan and Pamela Jain and added beats make it all the more groovy and pleasurable.
Radha Kaise Na Jale
Film: Lagaan (2001)
Composed by ‘Mozart of Madras’ AR Rahman, ‘Radha Kaise Na Jale’ is a classical composition sung by Asha Bhosle and Udit Narayan, which is sung in a playful cadence with Dandiya beats. ‘Radha Kaise Na Jale’ is a regular feature at Dandiya nights during navratri festival.
Chand Aaya Hai
Film: Dil Hi Dil Mein (1999)
‘Chand Aaya Hai’ is an elegant Dandiya song with lively beats. An AR Rahman composition, it is beautifully sung by Udit Narayan and Kavita Krishnamurthy.
Film: Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999)
Ismail Darbar’s composition is an up-tempo folk song, which is sung by Kavita Krishnamurthy, Vinod Rathod and Karsan Sagathia with a colourful arrangement of traditional Indian instruments.
Yehi Hai Pyar
Film: Aa Ab Laut Chalen (1999)
Crooned by Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik and Jaspinder Narula, ‘Yehi Hai Pyar’ is quintessential Dandiya number, with dhol beats and other Indian instruments that heighten the drama of the song.
Film: Love Love Love (1989)
Sung by Alisha Chinoy and Vijay Benedict, ‘Disco Dandiya’ became a rage among youngsters when it saw the light of the day. Composed by Bappi da, ‘Disco Dandiya’ is known for its club beats.
Sabse Bada Tera Naam
Film: Suhaag (1979)
Picturised on Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha, ‘Sabse Bada Tera Naam’ is a religious song in Dandiya format and is an integral part of every Navratri celebration.
Yaad Piya Ki Aane Lagi
Album: Yaad Piya Ki Aane Lagi (2000) Singer: Falguni Pathak Artist: Riya Sen