Deepavali or Diwali is arguably the most celebrated Indian festival all over the world. The festival of lights is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains for different reasons but rooted its meaning in the victory of light over darkness, or goodness winning triumphing evil.
You will find millions of Indians celebrating the light festival with a fireworks display, prayers and a dinner feast including the traditional Indian sweets. Among other things to watch out for during this festival is the coming out of our favourite Bollywood films in cinemas. Every Bollywood film comes with a wonderful soundtrack, and we bring you our top picks from different Bollywood soundtracks over the years. We also got you our choice of Deepavali songs you can bust out in karaoke during the festivities. How are you going to celebrate Deepavali this year? If you're on a mood to entertain, gather your friends and family for a night of Karaoke, and sing to the tunes of great Deepavali hits from Bollywood.
We give you the top 5 Deepavali songs to channel your inner Kollywood/ Bollywood superstar this Deepavali:
Shake yo body
Let's start the list with an upbeat number - shake yo body! This Kangana 3 hit - was released just earlier this year, and is something that is guaranteed to get you moving and jiving to the beat. Turn up the Deepaval festivities with this dance number, and get everyone in the room to do the trademark 'shake yo body' moves together with you - as you sing to the original music video (also already available in Popsical!)
From the highest grossing Kollywood film of 2018, Sarkar which was coincidentally also released last Deepavali, this song will hit so many right notes if you sing it well. Imagine being at a friend or relative's house - and you eye this lovely girl whom you're interested in but don't quite know how to make the right moves? Well, sing it through a song! OMG Ponnu ¬ she'll get the message! ;) (Sing first, thank us later.)
Tujhe Dekha To Yeh Jana Sanam
Now, this is a classic you can't go wrong with. An instant hit that's popular with all age groups, this Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) hit is one of those classics featuring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, everyone's favourite on-screen Bollywood couple. Pro-tips: When you sing this with Popsical, you get to sing to the original music video entertaining everyone to a visual treat and a walk down memory lane too!
How about one of the popular Honey Singh dance hits? This one's guaranteed to amp up your deepavali party like no other and is probably best sung when everyone's high on festivities! Go crazy and try to challenge yourself to the smooth dance moves of Sonu and Titu in this original music video! (Yup, also available on Popsical!)
And our last pick - is also another latest release, from the movie Viswasam which was released earlier this year featuring the sexy Nayanthara and charismatic Ajith. The upbeat song is guaranteed to get everyone in the room clapping along. Oh, and this flirtatious number can be your next song in queue if Song recommendation number 2 doesn't work!
We hope your Deepavali/ Diwali celebrations this year is extra special with these songs! Feel the light inside you come alive and sing and jive to these 5 Popsical Recommended songs! Another pro tip - if you can't hit the notes to the challenging songs like those of Lata Mageshkar - use our in built pitch correction feature to help you! It'll sound just like you - but a rockstar version of you!
Want to check out the rest of our Deepavali song recommendations or the other latest hits in Popsical? Check our Popsical Mobile App for other hits to sing this long weekend! Enjoy!
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Missing your KTV sessions? Here's a chance to relive the memories and relieve the stress during the COVID-19 circuit breaker with free online karaoke sessions by Popsical. The Popsical LIVE: Karaoke on Zoom series will be happening every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 1230pm where you can sing to original karaoke videos in several languages. Come join in the fun!
Local start-up Popsical has stepped up to offer free karaoke sessions for all based in Singapore over video-conferencing channel ZOOM during the extended circuit breaker period. In what it calls the “first public Karaoke on Zoom series,” Popsical will be offering access to its award-winning software and original music video content with a series of 45 minutes lunchtime karaoke sessions on ZOOM that are open to the public.