The moment a wedding is solemnized; all the family members of the bride and groom find themselves being involved in one sort of preparation or the other. For instance, one of them will be busy in making the bookings, say for the venue or the caterer or even the DJ, another will start planning out the decorations, while the third one will begin the selection of invitation cards. In other words, you will hardly find even a single close friend or relative of the bride/groom idling away his/her time before the D-day. In fact, the closer the wedding comes, the busier they tend to become.
When we talk about wedding preparations, music is one of the aspects that need to be given due consideration. Since Indian weddings involve a lot of fun, frolic and dancing, lousy music is a mistake that will not be pardoned by anyone. So, you need to make the wedding song selection with care, keeping in the mind the age, sex as well as the sensibility of your guests. At the same time, make sure that the songs are lively enough to allow them to have a great time and include the top Hindi song numbers as well. In case you need any help, take a look at the popular Indian wedding songs that we have listed here, along with their lyrics.
Babul Ki Duaayein Leti Ja
It is said that daughters are more close to their father, while sons are always pampered by their dearest mother. When a girl gets married, it is the father only who misses her the most, in her parental home. The song ‘Babul Ki Duaayein Leti Ja', from the movie 'Neel Kamal' and sung by Mohd. Rafi, expresses the feelings of a father, on the wedding of his daughter.
Joote Dedo Paise Lelo
In Indian weddings, there is a very interesting custom. During the phera ceremony, the groom has to take off his shoes and the sisters of the bride have to steal them. After the ceremony is over, they give back the shoes, but only after receiving the ransom money from the groom. The song 'Joote Dedo Paise Lelo', from the movie 'Hum Apke Hain Kaun' and sung by Lata Mangeshkar & S.P. Balasubramaniam.
Le Jayenge Le Jayenge
There are a number of functions that precede an Indian wedding, like roka, engagement, tilak/sagan, chunni, etc. The songs that are played during these ceremonies have a naughty ring to them. The same holds true for the song 'Le Jayenge, Le Jayenge', from the movie Chor Machaye Shor and sung by Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle,
Mehndi Laga Ke Rakhna
There are a number of functions that precede an Indian wedding, of which the most important one is 'mehendi'. As a part of this ceremony, henna designs are made on the hands as well as the feet of the bride. Along with that, lots of singing and dancing takes place. One of the most popular mehendi songs is 'Mehndi Laga Ke Rakhna', from the movie 'Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge' and sung by Lata Mangeshkar & Udit Narayan.
Mujhse Shadi Karogi
Want to get a little naughty before your wedding? What better way to do this than by playing some mischievous songs on the pre-wedding ceremonies? In this context, you will find the song 'Mujhse Shaadi Karogi', from the movie Mujhse Shaadi Karogi and sung by Udit Narayan & Sonu Nigam, to be one of the perfect options. Here, the guy asks the girl to get married to him, promising to bring her all the happiness in the world.