Maha Shivratri will be celebrated on February 24, 2017. The Great Night of Shiva has been one of the most celebrated festivals in Hindu traditions. From the long line of people who please Lord Shiva with milk and bael leaves to fasting in the name of Lord Shiva, the traditions and practices for Maha Shivaratri are numerous. Lord Shiva and His charisma have always been appreciated. There are various versions of Lord Shiva’s stories, which make him one of a unique God who is worshiped by a large group of people.
Lord Shiva, with a snake around his neck and dreadlocks, is known for being just and strong headed. The celebrated Hindu God has also been remembered and celebrated in various Bollywood movies. As we begin the celebrations of Maha Shivratri, here are five Bollywood songs on Lord Shiva that will rejuvenate you!
1. O Shivji Bihane Chale- Munimji
This classic from the 1950s is full of energy and celebrates the existence of Lord Shiva. The song, from 1955 release Munimji, is composed by none other than S.D Burman. The song is picturised on Dev Anand, Ameeta, Shri Sachin Shankar. This song is a story on its own and celebrates Maha Shivratri in the most dynamic way possible.
2. Jai Jai Shiv Shankar- Aap Ki Kasam
Jai Jai Shiv Shankar has been one of the best enthusiasm filled numbers on Lord Shiva. Sung by the legend himself, Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar, the song is from the 1974 movie, Aap Ki Kasam. Picturised on Rajesh Khanna and Mumtaz, this number is still famous for the masti quotient and RD Burman’s upped music.
3. Bhole O Bhole – Yaarana
Bhole O Bhole from Amitabh Bachchan’s super hit movie, Yaarana has the megastar trying o convince his best friend by praying to Lord Shiva. The song is full of life with Kishore Kumar’s voice and Rajesh Roshan’s brilliant music. Bhole O Bhole is a gem from the collection of this musical movie which was released in 1981.
4. Kaun Hain Voh – Baahubali – The Beginning
Baahubali – The Beginning had some very impactful music that compliments the story. This musical treat in the soulful voice of Kailash Kher is one of the most beautiful compositions in recent times. The song begins with verses of the Shiv Tandav Stotram, and Kailash Kher turns this spiritual feel into a beautiful song that will calm your soul.
5. Bolo Har Har Har – Shivaay
Bolo Har Har Har from Ajay Devgn’s Shivaay was a chart buster which gives the perfect collaboration of spiritual song and a party number. With fresh musical beats composed by Mithoon, the song is a collaboration between various musical geniuses like The Vamps, Sukhwinder Singh, Mohit Chauhan, etc. Bolo Har Har Har captures Lord Shiva’s Tandav Avtaar and will surely stir your soul awake!