Bhojpuri is the regional language of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, however no longer confined within these regions. It is widely spoken all over the country and has a flourishing Bhojpuri music industry. Bhojpuri music industry is very versatile. They produce bhojpuri songs for various occasions such as holi festival, chaat, marriages and many more.
Holi is a major festival celebrated with a lot of energy and enthusiasm especially in North India. Holi, therefore, forms a major event for the bhojpuri music industry and songs are produced specifically for the same. The Bhojpuri Holi songs are very popular all over the country and rake in huge sales during the festive season. A large number of music companies like T-Series and Saregama market Bhojpuri Holi albums to cash in on their popularity.
Bhojpuri Holi songs like ‘Ankhiya Bhaili Lal’, ‘Bhail Devar Bhataar’, ‘Holi lashara’, ‘Holi Mein Maja Lel’, ‘Lahar Loota Taari’, ‘Bheetari Laagale Pala Re’, ‘Laagal Jobanwa Ke Dhaka’, ‘Holi Mein Budhwa Bhataar Laagela’, ‘Rangwa Choli Kho Ke Lagaiti’, ‘Fagun Mein Holi’, ‘Dalwa La Na’, ‘Aayeel Fagunawaa’, ‘Sa Ra Ra Rand Barse La’, ‘Jiya Dhadkawela Fagunwa Ho’, ‘Rang Daal Ke Mohanwa’, ‘Aayeel Holi Re’, ‘Ka Ho Bhaiyaa’, ‘Choli Rangawaibu Ki Saya’, ‘Gopi Ke Sang’, ‘Dil Mein Kala Lada Ta’, ‘Mohe Chhedo Na Nand Lal’, ‘Bombaiyaa Bhauji’, ‘Aaj Biraj Mein’ are very popular amongst the audiences. A majority of the bhojpuri holi songs are sung by the notable bhojpuri singers viz Manoj Tiwari, Dinesh Lal Yadav, Kalpana, Aditya Raj to name a few. Popular Bhojpuri artist, Manoj Tiwari, has produced albums such as ‘Baajat Aave Paijaniya’ and ‘Aankhiyan Bhaili lal’ targettting the Holi festival.
The Bhojpuri Holi songs are widely sought after and hence these are easily available. Not only are the bhojpuri holi songs easily accessible online but in many parts of North India, there are music stores that only cell bhojpuri albums. Apart for the above, the bhojpuri holi songs can be downloaded from the internet either free of cost or at a nominal fee. They are usually available in mp3 format along with songs lyrics and often with the videos as well.