Karwa Chauth: Top 5 songs for the perfect moonlight hour (Photo:Twitter)
Tracing its practise from Goddess Savitri, Karwa Chauth is celebrated every year by married women for the overall prosperity of their husbands. Women observe fasts, rituals that are broken only after the glimpse of the full moon. Over the years this celebration of Karva Chauth have been imbibed as a symbolic bond of the pure and strong bond between a husband and wife.
And this celebration of conjugal love has taken a stronger grip with Bollywood adding spices to mark the day. Be it Shah Rukh Khan-Kajol’s song from Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge or Salman Khan-Aishwarya Rai from Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, songs of romances are unending. So, here are some of the best Karwa Chauth songs that will make this day worth the while:
Chand Chupa Badal Mein
With the mellow tune of Udit Narayan and Alka Yagnik, Chand Chupa Badal Mein captures the feelings of a couple as one. The song perfectly captures the passionate romance between Aishwarya and Salman making it a perfect Karwa Chauth song.
Starting off with the unmarried couple Kareena Kapoor and Hrithik Roshan to the married pair Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, Bole Chudiyan from Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham shows the romantic and playful side of being a couple. The song, the video is every so-in-love couple’s dream song.
Ghar Aja Pardesi
The Karwa Chauth playlist will be incomplete without the classic DDLJ segment. Sung by Manpreet Kaur and Pamela Chopra, Ghar aja Pardesi has all the takes for the romantic moments couples unwittingly share.
Karwa Chauth ka Vrat Aisa
Old is always gold. Sung by the iconic Usha Mangeshkar, Krawa Chauth ka Vrat Aisa from the 1978 movie, Karwa Chouth always get the ladies festooned up in wait for the celebration.
Chand aur Piya
With the moon having a special place in this special day, it is not unsual to find mention of moon in Bollywood songs. However, none captures the anticipation of Karwa Chauth beeter than this Chand Aur Piya from 1993 film Aashiq Awara who observes fast for her loved one while singing about the moon and her lover.