Navratri 2018: Top 6 places in Mumbai to enjoy dandiya/garba nights
So, which dance venue are you heading to this Navratri season?
Navratri festival, which is one of the most awaited festivals of the year begins on October 10. Dandiya a folk-dance form that has originated from Gujarat, is a popular dance form in the Western states of India, including Maharashtra. In Mumbai too, people dress up in colourful attire and gather in large numbers at different venues to groove to Garba and Dandiya music during the season of Navratri.
As Mumbaikars gear up for the Navratri season, here's a list of the top six popular places in Mumbai where one can enjoy the best of Garba and Dandiya nights.
A woman demonstrates Dandiya at the Festival of India in Ottawa, Ontario. Pic/Representational Picture
Navratri with Falguni Pathak 2018
Dandiya Queen Falguni Pathak is back in Mumbai for yet another Navratri festival. The 'Maine Payal Hai Chhankai' fame singer will be performing in Borivali for the third time in a row. So, get ready to be enthralled by Falguni Pathak this Navratri season.
Where: Late Shri Pramod Mahajan Sports Complex, Borivali West
Price: Rs 700 Onwards
Dome Dandiya Nites 2018
Have you ever considered playing Dandiya inside a dome? If not, then be ready as the band 'Ramzat Music' along with Dileish, Tejas Kaushal, Arohi and Ekta will be performing for at this year's Dome Dandiya Nites at various venues. So, put on your best garba attire and be ready to express your quirky garba steps at the Dome this Navratri season.
Where: Multiple Venues
Price: Rs 350 Onwards
Jai Ho and Meeras Navratri With Preeti and Pinky
Preety Pinky is a big name when it comes to Navratri celebrations in Mumbai. The sensational singer-duo have performed live shows all across the globe. They are well known for entertaining the audiences with their energetic and captivating voice making them a great crowd puller during the festival of Navratri. Having begun their career as a child artist, the duo is in high demand during the festival of garba and dandiya rass.
Where: Kutchi Ground, Near Aura Hotel, Link Road, Borivali West
Price: Rs 300 Onwards
Radiance Dandiya 2018
This Dandiya is played inside an air-conditioned hall. Organised by Sahara Hotel, the event promises to be a luxurious experience for Garba and Dandiya enthusiasts as one can swing to the beats of dandiya until the wee hours. This year the event will be graced by a live performance by one of the most renowned orchestras of the dandiya industry - Manish Parekh’s Drumbeats
Where: Hotel Sahara Star, Near Domestic Airport, Airport Road, Vile Parle East
Price: Rs 800 Onwards
If you are a fan of playback singer and performer Parthiv Gohil then head straight to the Rangilo Re Navratri event. For nine days of the Navratri festival, Rangilo Re will host Gohil and several other traditional folk singers to keep the audience entertained. The Rangilo Re event will be held at Nesco and one can expect huge crowd due to the popularity of the singer.
Where: Nesco complex, Western Express Highway, Goregaon East
Price: Rs 500 Onwards
Korakendra Navratri 2018
Korakendra has been the epitome of Navratri festival in Mumbai. Navratri celebrations are held over here since the last 18 years and for garba and dandiya fans there is no place better than Korakendra. If you are looking for a great Navratri experience where garba and dandiya are played with full enthusiasm and vigour then Korakendra is the place to be at! Every year the place attracts thousands of Garba and Dandiya enthusiasts who visit Korakendra on a daily basis. Don't be surprised if you spot your favourite Bollywood celebrities at the event too.
Where: Korakendra Ground, RM Bhattad Road, Haridas Nagar, Borivali (West)
Price: Rs 450 Onwards
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Navratri 2018: Top Garba - Dandiya spots you must visit in Mumbai!