Updated: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 08:05 AM IST
New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Desk: Happy Lohri! The festival of Lohri is celebrated in Punjab with great enthusiasm. However, the festivities have spread across the country. Lohri is celebrated a day before Makar Sankranti, and people in India are celebrating Lohri today (January 13). The day also marks the end of the winter season and crop harvest season. People on this day make delicious food such as 'Sarson ka saag' 'Chiraunji Makhane ki Kheer' etc to celebrate the festival. Festivals like these always bring people and other communities together.
On Lohri, they light a bonfire and offer popcorn, rice, rewri, jaggery, etc, while taking parikrama. Also, they dance and sing songs around the bonfire. And Bollywood has played a major role in showcasing the festival in several movies.
Not just this, they have also curated some amazing songs related to the festival that still make us groove instantly. So here we are with some Bollywood and Punjabi songs that have captured the essence of the festival, and you must add them to your playlist without a doubt.
Aa Gayi Lodi Ve (Veer Zara)
Lohri (Asa Nu Maan Watna Da)
Balle Balle (Mel Karade Rabba)
Charha De Rang (Yamla Pagla Deewana)
Laal Ghagra (Good Newwz)
Sauda Khara Khara (Good Newwz)
Gur Nalo Ishq Mitha (Daler Mehndi)
Tutak Tutak Tutiya (Arjun Arry)
Dhol Jageero Da
Bhangra Ta Sajda (Veere Di Wedding)
Hope you liked the playlist!
Lohri is an official holiday in Punjab, the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. According to folklore, an ancient mid-winter festival celebrates the days getting longer as the sun proceeds on its northward journey.