1. Sairat Zaala Ji from Sairat
Music has been an integral part of our lives since times immemorial. It has proved to be a therapy for anyone seeking escape from reality as a song transforms us into a world of its own. So on the occasion of World Music Day, we decided to list a few Marathi musical gems that you need to listen to, to get grooving. These songs on ZEE5 are just perfect to ring in the celebration of music, poetry, life, and much more. Without further ado, let’s dive straight into the mesmerising world of music!
We begin the list with the song Sairat Zaala Ji from Sairat. The song is composed by the National Award-winning duo Ajay-Atul who are known for their innovative style of presenting music. For this particular song, the talented musicians tried out the live symphony orchestra straight outta Hollywood! This moment later entered the record books as Sairat became the first Indian film ever to record a track at Hollywood. Amazing, isn’t it!
Watch the film Sairat here.
2. Yad Lagla from Sairat
Another blockbuster hit track that has been produced by the musical genius of Ajay-Atul is Yad Lagla from Sairat. The song has a definite rural flavour to it and yet has the capacity to get anyone up and grooving. It is considered to be one of the most lovely romantic numbers of recent times. The accompanying visuals of the picturesque locations make the song all the more worthwhile!
3. Apsara Aali from Natrang
Apsara Aali from the blockbuster hit Natrang also needs to be on your list today on the account of music day. It is a song based on the folk dance form lavani pictured on the ever-gorgeous Sonalee Kulkarni. Following the song’s success, the actress came to be known as the ‘queen of lavani‘ of Maharashtra.
4. Yaar Illahi from Katyar Kaljat Ghusali
There are many songs from the musical Katyar Kaljat Ghusali that are captivating but it is Yaar Illahi that has become the most memorable one. This is actually a qawwali sung by the popular singers from Bollywood Arijit Singh and Divya Kumar. It is without a doubt, the musical gem we have all been looking for!
5. Ghei Chhand from Katyar Kaljat Ghusali
Ghei Chhand also needs to be included in the list of musical gems on ZEE5. This classical bandish of Pandit Jitendra Abhisheki has been recreated by Shankar Mahadevan and Rahul Deshpande in the film Katyar Kaljat Ghusali. The song is picturised on the ultimate musical battle between two legendary singers making it a delight to watch.
6. Jara Jara from Ti Saddhya Kay Karte
This romantic number from Ti Saddhya Kay Karte can set your mood right instantly! The song has been voiced by Hrishikesh Ranade and Aarya Ambekar, who also played the female lead in the film. Watch out for Aarya’s adorable chemistry with her co-star Abhinay Berde!
7. Shivrajyabhishek Geet from Hirkani
This is a song from the film Hirkani penned by Kavibhushan and Sandeep Khare. It is written in honour of the grand coronation ceremony of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj that took place at Raigad. Jitendra Joshi, Pushkar Shrotri, Siddharth Chandekar, Chinmay Mandlekar, Hemant Dhome, and Priyadarshan Jadhav make special appearances in the song. One of the reasons why you shouldn’t miss listening to this!
8. Vaat Disu De from Jaundya Na Balasaheb
Vaat Disu De is a perfect track to uplift our spirit during any given point in the day. Ajay Gogavale has lent his voice for the song from the film Vaat Disu De starring Sai Tamhankar and Girish Kulkarni. Go check out this motivational song available for free on ZEE5.
9. Ranga Maliyela from Anandi Gopal
Ranga Maliyela is a hit Marathi song from the film Anandi Gopal. The film is based on the real-life story of India’s first-ever woman doctor Anandibai Joshi and this song marks the journey of her going from childhood to adulthood. It is sung by two popular female singers Ketaki Mategaonkar and Sharayu Date. The soothing lyrics paired with a magical direction is what make it an amazing song to listen to.
10. Rani Phadakti Lakho Zende from Fatteshikast
Rani Phadakti Lakho Zende is a catchy number from the film Fatteshikast. It is a track picturised on Chinmay Mandlekar, Mrinal Kulkarni who play pivotal roles in this period drama based on an important event in the life of Shivaji Maharaj. Watch it for the stunning cinematic visuals and in-sync choreography!
Which of these songs is your favourite? Tell us in the comment box below!
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