Falguni Pathak, rightly called the Queen of Dandiya, is credited with popularizing traditional Gujarati music not just in Gujarat, but across the country too. Not just for her music album, Falguni Pathak is also renowned and loved for her stage shows and is the most celebrated name in the dandiya circuit.
For over a decade now, Falguni Pathak has been performing in Mumbai during the Navratri dandiya season and whether or not she is physically present, her songs make her presence felt in every Navratri dandiya pandal as Falguni Pathak is the dandiya queen for Navratri Songs. Here are a few songs that might be played at the pandals this year, make sure you are prepared for the same.
Pictured on the beautiful Ayesha Takia, this video charms people even today, the same way it did over a decade ago when the album was released. With a rhythmic flow of beats, the song is among the most loved dandiya songs of Falguni Pathak.
The song that gave the world the queen of dandiya and shot her to fame instantly, was the Yaad Piya Ki Aane Lagi. Released over a decade and half ago, the music video was also instrumental in launching the career of actress Riya Sen and Richa Pallod along with that of Falguni Pathak.
Pictured in Dilwalon Ki Delhi, the song has a wonderful blend of traditional music connected to dandiya, the folk dance from Gujarat, with the contemporary and exciting beats that appeal to youngsters. The song has found place in every dandiya pandal ever since the music video was launched in the 1990s and continues to enjoy the same popularity over the years.
A sweet and slow love story that progresses in the same way as the music of dandiya does, where the young couples come across each other in a rhythmic sway as the beats of the dandiya sticks and the foot tapping music fills the pandal. This song, Doli Doli featuring Shahid Kapoor,the heartthrob of girls from across the country, enjoys huge popularity at the Navratri Dandiya and Garba events, so make sure you have practiced few moves to match this song.
The eminently foot-tapping number surely pulls everyone toward the dance floor with the right combination of fast paced music, with the traditional beats that suit Garba dance the best. Maine payal hai chhankai song was launched in the year 2000 as a part of the Yaad piya ki aane lagi album. This is counted among the most popular garba songs by the Dandiya Queen.
So, are you excited to shake a leg and groove to the best Navratri dandiya dance to the best dandiya songs by Falguni Pathak? Well, then think no further and book your passes for the best dandiya events in your city by visiting www.meraevents.com. Also make sure you have checked out our list of the 7 best dandiya songs from Bollywood you should know so that you are prepared to put your best foot forward this Navratri dandiya season.