This is probably the first song that shows the Dahi Handi festival and no one can be better to play Govinda than the carefree Shammi Kapoor with the mesmerizing voice of Mohd Rafi. Black and white scene actually takes me back in time and to how the festival must have been in those days. I like the crescendo in the song towards the end and the closeup of what all is hung in Handi for those who dare. Do not miss the old currency notes there. Krishna O Kale Krishna– Main Bhi Ladki Hoon Song (1964). This is a wonderful compilation of Hindi songs on Krishna. . Shyam Teri Bansi Pukare– Geet Gaata Chal (1975). This Thumri depicts the Holi in Braj, where Radha and Gopikas preparing to play with the Kanha. In their imaginary world, they are playing Holi with, hurling abuses at him as he colors them while they await him. You are right Maitri. Each one of this is a melodious Krishna Bhajan. I am sure there are many more, please recommend any that I might have missed. In fact. I had an original list of 18. 2 were suggested by friends like you. If you know of any of the Krishna Bhajans that might fit here, do leave the name & reference in the comment. Till then– Jai Sri Krishna! Woh Kisna Hai– Kisna the Warrior Poet (2004). ABOUT US IndiTales– an award-winning travel blog from India covering Indian & International tourism destinations. We love admiring the art, history, culture and art history of the tourism destinations and bring back to you the must-see things in India and the world. We love to walk around cities and bring them to you as walking tours. We visit the museums and tell you what not to miss there. We go on jungle safaris and bring back nature trails for you. We travel the offbeat roads and bring you the road trips. We share our travel tips and of course, the travel stories we met on the road. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. One of the few songs that talk about Radha than Krishna, it is like hearing Krishna introduce you to his favorite Sakhi, his beloved Gopika. I discovered this song purely by chance while researching for this post. Meena Kumari as a dark girl tells how the color of Krishna has become her curse. I think quite a relevant one to remind our white skin obsessed country that our favorite god is dark-skinned so much so that he is even known by the name of the color of his skin– Krishna. Meera Bhajan 'Mere to Giridhar Gopal' in the devotional voice of Vani Jairam with the music of Pt Ravi Shankar is the only popular song in films on Meera's poetry. Krishna Bhajans have a range of emotions. They capture the playfulness of Bal Gopal in Gokul, his youthfulness in Raas Leela with Gopis of Braj Bhumi and the devotion of his devotees in numerous others. Shringar Ras & Bhakti Ras are always the dominant Rasas in the poetry written for him. Some of these have been captured in the Krishna Bhajans in Bollywood. I started with the ones I knew like Yashomato Maiyya & Mach Gaya Shor. YouTube suggestions helped me discover many more like Oh Kale Krishna. There are many songs that use the words, Krishna, Govinda and lately Radha, however, they have no relevance to Sri Krishna as such, so I let them go. There were others that were more relevant for the film than as Krishna Bhajans, so I let them go. I chose the ones that celebrate Sri Krishna and his life. 20 Best Krishna Bhajans from Bollywood for Janmashtami. A rather modern rendition of the devotion of Krishna that still used the flute as the base instrument. I love Sukhwinder Singh's powerful that makes this song even more endearing. This Amitabh Bachchan, Parveen Babi song captures the playfulness of the Dahi Handi festival, when the unsaid is said in the garb of all the singing and dancing. Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar sing to the music of Roshan. Karna Fakiri Phir Kya Dilgiri– Bade Ghar Ki Beti Songs (1989). This is a wonderful compilation of Hindi songs on Krishna. There are so many more. Now I am hooked to at least a couple of them. More Kanha jo Aaye Palat Ke– Sardari Begum (1996). One of the few Krishna Bhajans in our films that have a classical singing as well dancing to it. This song makes it to this list just for that. Search and New Tab by Yahoo offered by yahoo.com. This extension sets your search engine to Yahoo and customizes your new tab page with Flickr photos and access to your top sites Add-on sets your default search engine to Yahoo and brings a fresh look to your new tab page. Get powerful search results, gorgeous Flickr photos and quick access to your top sites each time you open a new tab!