Henna, Sangeet, music and dance - these Mehndi songs come to mind when you think about the Mehndi ceremony. It's the time when you can shake a leg and have fun amid the stress that comes with planning the wedding and the mixed thoughts that strike you for your life ahead. And no dance - be it random steps to match or perfectly choreographed dance performances, is complete without the perfect Mehndi songs playlist.
When it comes to putting together a Mehndi songs playlist, you have a mix of fun dance beats, foot tapping music or a mellow number that talks about a girl’s journey to becoming a bride. Some of these mehndi songs can also be extremely emotional and meaningful too. And so, your choice of Mehndi songs and wedding choreography will ensure that all of your dear ones, who are shaking a leg - the bride's sister, the groom's sister, parents, friends and the extended Parivaar, will have a day to remember.
Latest Mehndi Songs For Everyone
Most of us have grown up listening to ‘Banno Rani’ and ‘Gud Naal Ishq Mitha’, but choose to include the latest batch of peppy Bollywood songs, fusion songs and even old Hindi songs to the mix. But newer and fresher songs are added to the mehndi playlist each year, adding to the fun and the freshness. Our Mehndi songs playlist is on point on this and more. Put a fun spin to your function by indulging in some role play and drama and amp up your function with a little competition. Go for a bride's side versus the groom's and see who comes out as a victor. a little bit of dancing a little bit of singing but a lot of fun guaranteed. Read on to find some trending songs which made to our wedding playlist of the year.
Mehndi Songs - For the Bride and her BFFs
Dancing is fun, but dancing with your BFFs is another level of fun and joy altogether.
For the bride and her squad, this joy takes the form of a Mehndi songs playlist with fun, girly and even meaningful songs. You can add a range of songs, including the latest Bollywood numbers for a vibrant and dynamic performance. Some of the latest mehndi songs you can consider are:
1. Lagdi Hai Thaai (Simran)
If you want ideas for a Lagdi Hai Thaai dance performance, we recommend a wedding that was captured by CoolBluez Photography or this lip-dub version captured by Adjan Photos. You can choreograph a fun dance performance on this song and take it up a notch add some dramatic role play or two and your guests won't be able to stop themselves at whistling in appreciation and more.
2. Girls Like To Swing (Dil Dhadakne Do)
3. Chittiyan Kalaiyan (Roy)
Three years after Roy released, this song is still entrenched in our collective mind spaces, often turning into a hot favourite for group dance performances. Consider using it for yours too. Put years of practice to use as you give the performance of your life with your girls backing you up as always.
4. Navrai Majhi (English Vinglish)
Keen on a few moves yourself. Watch this Navrai Majhi dance performance from Step 2 Step and you'll understand why this song made into our wedding playlist of the year.
5. London Thumakda
Nothing screams wedding as fiercely as Lond Thumakda. This song is legit an anthem and a bolt of energy and that is exactly what you need to turn your Mehndi in a party full of fun.
Mehndi Songs - For the groom and his Boys
We can’t ignore the groom and his besties, can we? They're involved too, be it in friendly banter or dance-offs. Mehndi songs for the groom and his groomsmen, cousins, sisters or friends can be exciting and add that punch and Masti to the whole affair. Some of the latest songs to consider include:
6. Mehndi Lagake Rakhna
Mehandi Laga Ke Rakhna...Doli Saja Ke Rakhna!!! If you did not serenade with your spouse on this song, then what is the point of having a playlist that was specially curated for your Mehendi ceremony?
7. Gal Mithi Mithi Bol
Yes, a little Naach-Gaana on this epic song is all you need to make your Mehendi ceremony a fantabulous affair that will outlive the ages.
8. Mari Gali
If Kangana Ranaut could dance the night away on this hit Bollywood number, then why can't you?
9. Maahi Ve
Yes, that's the way - Maahi Ve! Shake your body on this hot favourite song and make your Mehendi function a smashing hit!
10. Kajra re
Remember Big B and how effortlessly cool he looked in that dapper leather jacket, tapping his feet on this item song? We sure do! If you are having a little fun competition between the groom's side of the family and the bride's side - then this song must be a part of your medley!
11. Laung Da Lashkara
Laung Da Lashkara...Oh, baby Tera Jaan Se Pyaara! Yes, a couple dance is all you need to have a full-blown PDA moment and you don't necessarily have to stop at one - you can always have a couple of more!
For the aunts and uncles
Some of the best dance performances at weddings come from the aunts and uncles of the bride and groom. They surpass the coolness factor that your friends and cousins bring to the wedding. Playing some shadi songs from yesteryears will get them straight to the dance floor. If you get the right mehndi songs for them, your aunts and uncles can be very entertaining, and they’ll have fun too.
12. Gudiya re Gudiya
Tear Jerker Song Alert! If this does not make you and your aunts and uncles cry an endless river, then we don't know what will!
13. Sasural Genda Phool
To get things started and put them in perspective and have a rundown of your upcoming life - shake a leg with your mother-in-law and solidify that unbreakable bond!
14. Aj Mera Jee Karda
Yes, bride-to-be - a little Jee Karda is all you really need to get into the mood for the life that awaits you. Dance the night away on this number and welcome this new phase with a smile.
15. Lathe di Chadar
This is definitely the most famous family number! You must ass this famous song in your playlist of Mehndi songs and have a family moment by choreographing a dance that has all the uncles and aunties and grandfather and grandmothers.
16. Gur Nalon Ishq Mitha
Another wedding classic, also this song now has a remix which has broken all records which you must include in your playlist for your upcoming wedding functions. A little dance choreography with your father and some step with your mother - this song will bring out the best of your family and give each one of you a memory to forever hold onto.
17. Shake it like Shammi
Yes, for the youngsters of the family - you got to shake it on this epic item song number and remember to goof around a little with your cousins and siblings and have some fun while you're at it.
For the bride and the groom
A wedding function isn’t complete without a performance by the bride and groom. It’s probably the cutest part of a wedding when the bride and groom step on to the floor and dance together in front of their families for the first time. But that doesn’t mean it has to be a coy performance. The couple’s dance can be fun too. Imagine a cute performance on some trendy shadi songs where the bride and groom are popping and locking their footsteps. Here are a few mehndi songs that a playful bride and a cool groom can dance to.
18. Jhak Maarke
19. Tera Hero Idhar Hai
20. Tenu Leke
21. Kabhi Aana Tu Meri Gali
Bonus: Bollywood's Original Mehndi Songs
22. Mehndi Hai Rachnewali (Zubeidaa)
Choreographed by Dancamaze, see how a bride-to-be and her squad pull off this amazing number.
23. Mehndi Laga Ke Rakhna (DDLJ):
Captured by Hitched And Clicked for Nitya Srikishen Lakhi's Mehndi ceremony.
24. Mehendi Hai Rachnewali - Zubeidaa
25. Jad Mehndi Lag Lag Jaave
26. Mehandi Rang Layi
You might wonder why there is no English music on this list. That’s because Bollywood wedding dance songs are truly the best. Even wedding decor can be themed around Bollywood. It would definitely be a big hit among your guests. No music other than Hindi wedding songs can get your entire wedding party on the dance floor and also make for some really amusing shots for your wedding photographer to capture.
Play our mehndi songs list and get ready to party Bollywood style!