Makar Sankranti is a festival mainly celebrated in west India. This festival marks the end of the winter solstice and the start of longer days. It is one of the few ancient Indian festivals that has been observed according to solar cycles.
It occurs at the same time as that of Pongal and Lohri. Makar Sankranti associated with kite flying and Bollywood is not far from incorporating it in films and songs.
Today on Makar Sankranti, team Bollywood Bee present to you 5 Bollywood songs that incorporate the essence of the festival:
Manjha – Kai Po Che
The song beautifully – with lyrics capturing the festival – spoke about the friendship between Sushant Singh Rajput, Rajkummar Rao and Amit Sadh.
Kaipoche – Dil De Chuke Sanam
This song featuring Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan shows the love and enthusiasm of flying kites during Makar Sankranti.
Udi Udi Jaye – Raees
If you are in Gujarat, it doesn’t matter if you’re a Hindu or Muslim – all celebrate it with equal happiness.
Ruth Aa Gayee Re – Earth 1947
This film set during the time of India’s partition has Aamir Khan teaching Nandita Das to fly a kite, where a subtle romance builds between them.
Ambarsariya – Fukrey
This romantic song will make you fall in love with its music and lyrics.
Happy Makar Sankranti to all <3