15 Pakistani Wedding Songs For 'Shaadi' Playlist: From 'Chitta Kukkad' To 'Nach Punjaban'

The wedding season is knocking on the door. So here are the top 15 Pakistani wedding songs that can perfectly fit your D-Day playlist.


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15 Pakistani Wedding Songs For 'Shaadi' Playlist: From 'Chitta Kukkad' To 'Nach Punjaban'

Whether in India or Pakistan, weddings are traditionally one of the most cherished events in the two neighbouring countries. Furthermore, people on both sides are heavily impacted by each other's culture, rituals, and customs. Weddings are not only about the bride and groom, rather it's a celebration for all, from 8 to 80. From the exclusive wardrobe choices and yummilicious delicacies to the get-togethers of family members, everything is all about making memories. 

When it comes to weddings, it cannot just be rukha-sukha, and what can glue the whole wedding ceremony in a cherished manner is a top-notch music playlist. An exceptional wedding playlist sets the tone for the bride and groom's special day, providing them with a life-long soundtrack. Apart from that, a good playlist at the wedding energises, entertains, and brings people together by setting their mood according to the wedding festivities. Selecting the best soundtrack for the wedding festivities can be a bit critical work to do. So check out these top 15 Pakistani wedding songs that you can opt for your special day.

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#1. Mehndi ni Mehndi by Musarra Nazir

Mehndi ni Mehndi is a perfect song to set the mood for shaadi. With its name only, we can understand that it will be a perfect choice of song for pre-wedding ceremonies. Talking about the song, it is mainly a Punjabi wedding song. Many prolific singers sang Mehndi ni Mehndi, but Musarra Nazir's version is considered the best till now.

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#2. Mehndi Ki Raat by Junaid Jamshed

Mehndi Ki Raat is another Pakistani wedding song that is perfect for the mehendi ceremony. It was sung by Junaid Jamshed. The song was from the album, Naam, and it was released in the year 1995. With this song, the bride can plan a performance with the bridesmaids and set the stage on fire. 

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#3. Pakistani wedding song, Mehndi by Haroon

Mehndi is another famous Pakistani song that can be included in the mehendi night playlist. This song can be used for dance practices. Talking about its origin, Mehndi was sung by the famous singer, Haroon. And there's no denying the fact that it is considered to be one of the best choices for the wedding ceremony.

Listen to the song here.

#4. Chitta Kukkad by Musarrat Nazir

Pakistani wedding song, Chitta Kukkad is one of Musarrat Nazir's earliest recordings. It is mainly a folk song and originated from Gujranwala and a Pakistani song, that is played mainly in Punjabi weddings. The song features musical banter between the bride and the groom, called tappay in Punjabi. The most recent version was released in 2018 and was sung by Neha Bhasin. Chitta Kukkad was remade for a couple of times in Hindi. One of the most famous remakes of this song is Lamborghini.

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#5. Mundeya Dupatta Chhad Mera by Noor Jehan

Pakistani wedding song, Mundeya Dupatta Chhad Mera, is a perfect song that will set the mood for grooving in the wedding ceremonies. The song is from the film, Mukhra and was sung by Noor Jehan.

Listen to the song here.

#6. Luddi Hay Jamalo by Noor Jehan

Luddi, in Punjabi, means traditional folk dance. Talking about the Pakistani wedding song, Luddi Hay Jamalo, it is said that the women perform this particular song when the mehendi is taken to the bride's home. Noor Jehan gave vocals to the song, Luddi Hay Jamalo, and it continues to shine as a forever favourite to perform luddi during wedding ceremonies.

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#7. Sone di Tawetri by Noor Jehan

Sone di Tawetri is a song which was sung by popular singer, Noor Jehan. The song's lyrics are way too impactful and talk about love. Sone di Tawetri means a necklace which is made of gold. The lyrics of the song mainly indicate a woman's love for her beloved, which she claims by the tawetri- necklace she wore. And she proclaims that her love is as pure as the golden (sone) colour of her necklace.

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#8. Desan Da Raja by Tarranum Naz

Desan Da Raja is a famous Urdu song from the album, Sajeele Geet. The song was sung by Tarranum Naz. Talking about the meaning of this beautiful song, it means the King of the countries. Desan Da Raja is mainly a traditional Punjabi song that the groom's family members perform for the commemoration of the marriage of their son.

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#9. Kala Sha Kala by Noor Jehan

Another brilliant song by prolific singer, Noor Jhean. This song, Kala Sha Kala continues to be in the hearts of music lovers across the globe. The lyrics of this Pakistani wedding song portray a lighthearted and fun banter between two lovers; while the girl is fair-skinned, her lover has a dark complexion.

Listen to the song here.

#10. Taali de thallay by Nazia Hassan

Taali de Thallay is the 80s and early 90s Pakistani pop music. The song was sung by the famous singer, Nazia Hassan. Taali de thallay can be the perfect addition to one's wedding playlist.

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#11. Nach Punjaban by Abrar-ul-Haq

One of the most electrifying dance numbers to set the stage on fire during the wedding ceremony is none other than Pakistani singer, Abrar-ul-Haq’s Nach Punjaban. The latest remake of this song, which is under the same name, could be seen in the Hindi movie, Jugjugg Jeeyo.

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#12. Zara Dholki Bajao Goriyo by Adnan Sami

Zara Dholki Bajao Goriyo is from the famous Pakistani film, Sargam. Talking about the song, Zara Dholki Bajao Goriyo was sung by Adnan Sami Khan and Asha Bhosle. The song is the perfect fit for the moment of the vaarmala ceremony.

Listen to the song here.

#13. Ik Pal by Hadiqa Kiani and Harshdeep Kaur

One can easily get that Ik Pal mainly indicates the special moment. The famous Pakistani wedding song, Ik Pal was sung by Hadiqa Kiani and Harshdeep Kaur. And it can easily cater to the happy vibes that wedding ceremonies need, making it an apt addition to the playlist.

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#14. Guddi Wang by Zeb Bangash

Another famous Pakistani wedding song is Guddi Wang, which was sung by Zeb Bangash. The song is from the film, Baaji. The main attraction of this song is its filming and the way it is made; it takes us down the memory lane to many old wedding memories.

Listen to the song here.

#15. Lar Gaiyan by Zarish Hafeez & Shiraz Uppal

Lar Gaiyan is a famous Pakistani wedding song that can cater to the dance practice at wedding ceremonies. This song is from the movie, Dobara Phir Se, and it's undoubtedly a beautiful item to be on the playlist of the D-Days. The song was sung by Zarish Hafeez & Shiraz Uppal.

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Weddings cannot be completed without a proper playlist, like the masala atop delicious food. However, many more Pakistani wedding songs can be the perfectly fit the playlist. What do you think? Let us know!

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