Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most popular festivals in India. It is also part of a number of Bollywood movies and many songs are dedicated to Lord Ganesha through these movies. It is believed that Ganpati is one of the easiest Gods to please and his festival brings a lot of laughter, fun and happiness to all those who are part of it. People all over India eagerly wait to bring their idols home or in their community, and in order to celebrate they like to play popular Ganesha songs. Here’s a list of some popular Ganesh Bhagwan songs that you can download for Ganesh Chaturthi this year.
10. Ganpati Bappa Moriya
This is one of the oldest and the most devotional songs sung as a tribute to Lord Ganesha. This was one of the first times that Bollywood ventured into worshipping Lord Ganesha and this song certainly set the trend for songs to come over the years. This song was sung by the great Mahendra Kapoor with lyrics written by Madan Bharti. The music was composed by Narayan Dutt.
9. Murti Ganesh Ki
This is very popular song that is played across most Ganesh Pandals in India. It talks about the fake God men and how they fool devotees. It is a touching song that Ganesh devotees love to hear. The song was written by Anand Bakshi and the music was composed by R.D Burman. Kishore Kumar and Mahendra Kapoor sang this beautiful Ganesh song.
8. Ganpati Apne Gaon Chale
Movie: Agneepath – 1990
This is one of the most popular songs for Ganesh Chaturthi which is loved by all Ganesh devotees. It also brings back some fond memories for people who think about the previous year celebrations and how they performed the immersions. Each year Ganesh Chaturthi brings loads of happiness to people and during the immersion everyone feels a little sad to let go of their elephant headed God. This song is a perfect one to play during the immersion procession. It was written by Anand Bakshi and composed by Laxikanth Pyarelal and Anupama Deshpande, Sudesh Bhosle and Kavita Krishnamurthy sang the song.
7. Sindoor Lal Chadayo
While this Sanjay Dutt movie may be remembered for his strong performance, the song Sindoor Lal Chadayo was quite a hit as well. This song topped the charts in 1999 when it released and is still a chartbuster till date as far as Lord Ganesha songs are concerned. The song was sung by Ravindra Sathe and lyrics were written by Sameer. The music was composed by the talented duo of Jatin Lalit.
6. Tera Hi Jalwa
This has to be one of the most amazing foot-tapping numbers in dedication to Lord Ganesha. Salman’s amazing dance clubbed with music by Sajid Wajid and lyrics by Jalees Sherwani makes it one of the most popular dance songs in honor of Lord Ganesha. This song was sung by Wajid Ali and Earl Edgar D’Souza.
5. Shree Ganeshaya Dhimahi
This is a very beautiful devotional song featuring the legend Amitabh Bachchan. The lyrics of this song truly touch your heart. The music was composed by Ajay Atul and this soulful devotion was sung by the extremely talented Shankar Mahadevan.
4. Morya Re
Movie: Don – 2006
This is one of the most popular Ganesh songs that you will hear each year. The song features Shahrukh Khan performing a Ganesh number for the first time. He is a huge Ganesh devotee since his wife is very fond of Ganesha. It is a very catchy number and devotees love to dance to it during the immersion processions. The song also has deep meaning that touches the hearts of all Ganesha devotees. The song was written by Javed Akhtar and composed by Shankar Ehsaan Loy and Shankar Mahadevan sang it.
3. Hey Lambodar
Although this song is from a Marathi movie, it has a soulful beat and is sung in Qawwali style. The lyrics of this song take Lord Ganesha devotees to another level altogether. The song was composed by Avadhoot Gupte and Farid Sabri sang it.
2.Deva O Deva Ganpati Deva
Movie: Humse Badkar Kaun
This song needs no introduction. This has to be one of the most popular songs worshipping Lord Ganesha. This song has an amazing eternal bliss and features Amjad Khan in it. The song was sung by great singers such as Mohammad Rafi, Asho Bhosle, Bhupinder Singh, Sapan Chakravarti & Shailendra Singh. The lyrics were written by Ravinnder Rawal and music was composed by the great Ram Laxman.
1. Deva Shree Ganesha
Movie: Agneepath 2012
This is one of the most recent Ganesha songs that are very popular across all Ganesha Pandals in India. The song has deep meaning and is a very beautifully composed song. It was written by Amitabh Bhattacharya and composed by Ajay and Atul Gogavele. Ajay Gogavele sang the song.