There’s a song for every occasion in Bollywood. But there are some songs that strike our chords of patriotism far deeper than most and fill our hearts with a sense of pride. Here are 10 such patriotic songs that never fail to arouse the pride of being Indian
Maa Tujhe Salaam
This song is a must-hear on Republic Day and Independence Day. An amalgamation of beautiful inspiring lyrics and music, the song has been sung by Oscar winning artist AR Rahman.
Aye Mere Watan Ke Logo
No Republic Day or Independence Day celebration is complete without this soulful song sung by legendary Lata Mangeshkar. This song will leave you with a strong sense of pride for our Indian jawaans and tears for their sacrifices.
Rang De Basanti
The title track from Aamir Khan’s filmRang De Basanti has an upbeat music and appeals to the newer generations. Sung by Daler Mehndi, it has been composed by AR Rahman.
Ae Watan, Mere Watan
This is the recent song from the filmRaazi starring Alia Bhatt as a lead. The film itself made an impact on everyone, and so did this song sung by Arijit Singh.
Suno Gaur Se Duniya Waalon
This song featured Sanjay Dutt and Salman Khan. The high-energy number always fills you with much josh.
The inspiring title track of Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Chak De India motivates you to go ahead and win your battles.
Kandhon Se Milte Hai Kandhe
Picturised on soldiers marching, this song makes one feel patriotic and brings out respect for our soldiers of our nation. The song is sung by Shankar Mahadevan, Sonu Nigam along with more singers.
This song is from the most recent release Manikarnika: the Queen of Jhansi starring Kangana Ranaut as Queen of Jhansi. The feels larger-than-life and is sung by Shankar Mahadevan with lyrics by Prasoon Joshi.
Aisa Desh Hai Mera
This song celebrates the unity in diversity of our country. The song is from the film Veer Zara starring Shah Rukh Khan and Preity Zinta.
This song from the film Slumdog Millionaire went to the Oscars and won it. Sung by AR Rahman and lyrics by Gulzar, the fast pace music will make you tap your feet and the lyrics will set the mood right.
These 10 songs are bound to instill a sense of patriotism in you and remind you of all the great heroes who fought for the nation and are still at the borders. Let us know in the comment section below if you would like to add more songs to the list which strikes patriotism in you.