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Band Baaja Bajao | Playlists for Shaadi Season

Editors posted on 1st October

By Rohit Kabra & Upasana Gupta

There's something about weddings in India. They're celebrated in an exaggerated, magical way that you rarely get to experience elsewhere. While many of us frown at the thought of attending a billion shaadis and the sho-sha that surrounds a wedding in our country, people like us {Rohit and Upasana} LOVE the madness that goes into it. Beyond the food, the extravagance and the clothes, the life of a shaadi, like any other grand celebration, is the music a.k.a. Band Baaja in our beloved land.

Now, there is an obvious difference between the music that's enjoyed and danced to at a baraat and a sangeet, and that's played at a cocktail, a roka, a reception or just a gathering. Bringing you a two-part playlist that'll take you on-to and stage and off it - an hour of kickass evergreen sangeet music to dance to, and another hour of our favorite dance music to get the crazy on!

Click the following links in blue to play them all together |

Band Baaja Bajao | The Shaadi Playlist: Sangeet and Baraat

featuring classics, modern hits, and medleys to rock your performances

Kickstarting with the first of the lot: Click here to play them all together

  1. Medley- Mujhse Dosti Karoge 
  2. Mehendi Laga Ke Rakhna- Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
  3. Tenu Leke- Salam E Ishq
  4. Chhote Chhote Bhaiyon Ke- Hum Saath Saath Hain
  5. Dhadak Dhadak- Bunty Aur Babli
  6. Wah Wah Ramji- Hum Aapke Hain Kaun
  7. Chor Bazaari- Love Aaj Kal
  8. Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai- Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai
  9. Rukkumani- Roja
  10. Kajra Re- Bunty Aur Babli
  11. Bole Chudiyan- Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Ghum
  12. Desi Girl- Dostana
  13. Bhumbhro- Mission Kashmir
  14. Teri Ore- Singh Is King
  15. Beedi- Omkara
  16. Dupatta Tera Nau Rang Da- Partner


Band Baaja Bajao | The Shaadi Playlist: Roka, Reception & Dance

featuring Bollywood, punjabi and other dance hits, for various shaadi parties

Kickstarting with the first of the lot: Click here to play them all together

  1. Balle Balle- Bride And Prejudice
  2. Ambersariya- Fukrey
  3. Ghagra- Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
  4. Jugni Ji- Kanika Kapoor, Dr. Zeus feat. Shorty
  5. Baari Barsi- Band Baaja Baraat
  6. Dilli Waali Girlfriend- Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
  7. Balam Pichkari- Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
  8. Main Sharabi- Cocktail {Honey Singh}
  9. Aacha Nachle- Bally Sagoo
  10. Angrezi Beat- Cocktail
  11. Kangna- Dr. Zeus
  12. Lal Ghaghra- RDB
  13. Badtameez Dil- Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
  14. Kawa Kawa- Monsoon Wedding
  15. Nachna Onda Ni- TIgerstyle with Kaka Bhania


We'd love to add more to these. Send in your recommendations to Enjoy the season!

{Featured Image courtesy Rahul Lal Photography}