Ganesh Chaturthi songs: On the first day of Ganpati festival, megastar Amitabh Bachchan has sung the Ganesh Aarti in his special, inimitable voice in dedication of the Siddhivinayak Temple in Mumbai. Over the years, Bachchan has been very active in most celebrations and looks to participate as closely as possible by adding his special touch to make for a unique project and this time he has picked the Lord Ganesh birth anniversary festival. Ganpati festival is the most important religious festival in Western India and in Mumbai especially, it is celebrated with spectacular effect in all ways imaginable.
The trip to Siddhivinayak Temple is now going to turn even more exhilarating as there is no voice like Bachchan’s to evoke soulfulness and fill the listener will peace. Ganesh Chaturthi started on September 5 and will continue for 11 days. We can imagine all his legion of fans heading to the temple just to hear Big B. The lines of devotees is bound to get longer! But that is hardly going to be an impediment for anyone as marking one’s presence there is a must. Surely, Amitabh Bachchan’s magical touch will make the trip to this magnificent temple an even richer experience.
Amitabh Bachchan has sung many songs in films and they have evoked great reactions from the public. Bachchan has been blessed with a magical voice and more than that, the actor is able to get the best out of it. He does not over-use it to preserve its special character. Big B special songs include ‘Mere Angne Main,’ and ‘Neela Aasman So Gaya’. Another time that Bachchan used his voice for a religious rendition was to do a special version of Hanuman Chalisa.
Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter and Facebook to unveil the Ganesh Aarti to the world by posting, “Codes for the Ganesh Aarti that has been sung by me. A blessing for me to be given the divine honor to sing the Ganesh Aarti for the Siddhivinayak temple ..These are the URL for the ganesh Aarti sung by me for Siddhivinayak temple .. Album URL Timesmusic (cont) https://tl.gd/n_1sp2oik ”.
And the treat does not end here, Amitabh Bachchan will even shoot a Ganesh Aarti video! That it will be as special as the Aarti itself is clear from the fact that it will be directed by Shoojit Sircar. Amitabh Bachchan’s rendition of the Ganesh Aarti was helped by a number of professionals including music director duo Rohan-Vinayak.