Onam, the much awaited harvest festival of Kerala, is all about spending time with family and engaging in fun-filled celebrations.

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From laying flower carpets (Athapookalam), wearing traditional attire, performing Thiruvathira dance, having sumptuous feast with more than 30 dishes (Onasadya) to games (Onakalikal) like Pulikali (colourful folk art by performers painted like tigers and hunters), tug of war (Vadamvali ) and musical chair (Kaserakali), among others, the 10-day-long festival promises a lot of happy moments.

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Singing Onam special songs, including "Maveli Naadu Vaanedum Kaalam", "Poovili Poovili Ponnonam Aay" and others are also a part of the festival.

Best Onam Pookalam Designs

Check out some all time favourite songs based on Onam below:

"Maveli Naadu Vaanedum Kaalam" – This is the most popular song, which tells the story of Onam.

"Parvanendu Mukhi" – The song, from Hariharan's 1994 film "Parinayam", is the most popular Thiruvathirakali song.

"Poothiruvathira Thungal" – KS Chitra

Aathirayum Pooravumay - KS Chitra 

Onam Vannalo Oojanlittalo - Daya Bijipal

"Poovili Poovili Ponnonamayi" – "Vishukkani" (1977)

"Onappoove Poove Omal Poove" – "Ee Ganam Marakumo" (1978)

"Poo Venam Pooppada Venam Poovili Venam" – "Oru Minnaminunginte Nurungu Vettam" (1987)

"Kannamthali Muttam" – "Njanonnu Parayattey" (1982)

"Vembanattu Kaayalinnu" – "Randu Lokam" (1977)

"Onathumbi Onathumbi"

"Omana Thinkalil Onam Pirakumbo" – "Thulabhaaram" (1968)