To keep the festive spirit going, here are a few popular Deepavali Indian film songs
Song Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
Movie Kabhi Kushi Kabhie Gham
Singer Lata Mangeshkar
This song is quintessential Bollywood. Girls in lehengas dance as the elders of the house pray . A household gears up for a grand festival of lights. And, how can we forget the equally grand landing of King Khan from the helicopter?
Song Naan Sirithal Deepavali
Singer Jamuna Rani and M.S. Rajeswari
Two gorgeous ladies woo a young Kamal Haasan.
Song Aayee Hai Diwali
Movie Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiyya
Singers Udit Narayan, Kumar Sanu, Shaan, Alka Yagnik, Sneha Pant, and Ketki Dave
Music Himesh Reshammiya
With racy dhol beats, the song is infectious. Juhi Chawla and Tabu look absolutely stunning, but, Govinda, steals the show.
Song Ghar Ghar Mein Diwali Hai
Singer Amirbai Karnataki
Music Anil Biswas
Diwali is not always about happiness. For many their poverty and loss of loved ones keeps them in darkness even in the festival of lights.
Song Ek Woh Bhi Diwali Thi
Music Ravi Shankar Sharma
A melancholic Raj Kapoor, who is a widower sings of happier days while his son longingly watches his friends bursting crackers, from afar.
Song Kaise Diwali Manaye Hum Laala
Singer Mohammed Rafi
Music C. Ramachandra
A funny-sad song filmed on Johnny Walker. He sings of a Diwali where zamindars feast on sweets and the labourer eats a frugal khichchdi.
Song Lakhon Tare Aasma Mein Magar
Movie Hariyali Aur Rasta
Singers Lata Mangeshkar and Mukesh
Music Hasrat Jaipuri and Shankar Jaikishen
The song, which features Mala Sinha and Manoj Kumar, brings out the contrast between the happy ambience outside and the grim mood of the two lovers.
Song Dhinam Dhinam Dhinam Deepavali
Singers Kalpana, Sonu Kakkar, Leon, James and Peer Mohammad
Music A.R. Rahman
A small town celebrates Deepavali. The women prepare grand meals. Asin and Ajith jive to the folksy rhythm. Using slapstick comedy, this raunchy song has a liberal dose of romance, fun and dance.
Song Kaiyil Deepam
Singer Sadhana Sargam
A temple decked up with thousands of flickering diyas, forms the backdrop.
A beautiful Trisha emerges singing a song made memorable by the honeyed voice of Sadhana Sargam.
Song Pattasu Suttu
Movie Poove Poochudava
Singer K.S. Chithra
Girls in davanis and pattu pavadais, dance, as they burst crackers. Nadia Moidu plans to give her grandmother, played by Padmini, a most memorable Deepavali.