Ae Watan to Rang De Basanti: 10 songs to celebrate Republic Day with pride
Over the years Bollywood has given us many amazing patriotic songs and today on account of 72nd Republic Day we hum a few, read on.
Today as we celebrate the 72nd Republic Day with the spirit of pride and patriotism in our hearts we revisit a few melodious songs from Bollywood that touch the string of our heart and fill it with 'desh bhakti'
Ae Watan from Raazi is a fresh song that imbibes the patriotic feeling perfectly. A song from Alia Bhatt's thrilling spy movie breaks our heart for those soldiers and unnamed warriors who sacrificed their lives for making India a democratic and free country.
Chak De India
Chak De India is another title song of the film filled with enthusiasm that will make any Indian stand and add their voice to the chorus. The song celebrates sports, passion, diversity, and the proud Indian spirit.
Aisa Des Hai Mera.
This song from the movie Veer Zara is a perfect dance song to showcase the spirit of patriotism. This song is used in schools and colleges on account of patriotic days.
Rang De Basanti
The classic thrilling song that makes every Indian tap their feet and dance all the way out with a feeling of patriotism. The title song of the same film is filled with life and tapping beats.
Challa from URI: The surgical strike is a song for all those Indian soldiers and celebrates their process of becoming strong and tough for saving and protecting our country. It's a modern-day Patriotic song.
I love my India
I love my India from Pardes is an old school patriotic song and everyone has once sung this song in their lives.
Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan
This song was sung by Mohammed Rafi in the 1964 film Haqeeqat. The music in the film was given by Madan Mohan and beautiful lyrics were given by Kaifi Azmi.
This was purely the patriotic song of the year. Its words were magic as it reminds us of the sacrifice of those Sikhs who fought till the end with immense courage in their hearts. It's a serene melody with great music composition that held the captive of many.
Maa Tujhe Salam
The title song of the 1997 studio album ‘Vande Mataram’ is composed by music legend AR Rahman. The song is played on all patriotic occasions always.
Kandhon se milte hain kandhe.
This song from the movie Lakshya is enthralling, feet-tapping and everything patriotic. It's a perfect song for celebrating the bravery, power, and pride of the Indian Army