For Indians, 15th August means Independence day and celebration of our independence. All of the citizens celebrate the day in their own ways, but we all have celebrated this day in our schools, that too on quite a similar pattern. And the most important aspect of this celebration was the patriotic Bollywood patriotic songs, so to refresh your memories, we have selected some of the most famous patriotic songs.
1. Vande Mataram – (Lata Mangeshkar) – Anand Math
One of the most famous patriotic songs and National Song of India, Vande Mataram sung by Lata Mangeshkar in Anand Math movie. Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay pen down this beautiful song, which is written in Sanskrit, the song is basically a prayer devoted to Mother India.
2. Aye Mere Watan Ke Logo – Lata Mangeshkar
This song was written by Kavi Pradeep during Indo-China War, later Lata Mangeshkar sung this song in front of then Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru. The song is so powerful, Nehru was not able to stop his tears.
3. Aye Watan Aye Watan – Mohd Rafi – Shaheed
This song is from movie shaheed and was picturized on Bharat Kumar – Manoj Kumar. Sung by Mohd Rafi this song fill everyone with nationalism.
4. Aao Bachho Tumhe Dikhaye – Pradeep Kumar – Jagriti
The beautifully written song was penned down by famous Kavi Pradeep and sung by his namesake Pradeep Kumar.
5. Ye Desh Hai Veer Jawano Ka – Mohd Rafi – Naya Daur
The song was picturized on Dilip Kumar and Ajit and it celebrated the youth power of the country.
6. Sarfaroshi Ki Tamanna – Ram Prasad Bismil
The Ghazal was written by freedom fighter Ram Prasad Bismil and has been sung by various singers.
7. Mere Desh Ki Dharati Sona Ugale – Mahendra Kapoor – Upkar
This song is picturized on Monoj Kumar and sung by Mahendra Kapoor. The movie Upkar was inspired then Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shahtri’s Jai Jawan Jai Kisan slogan.
8. Maa Tujhe Salaam – AR Rahman
AR Rahman’s Maa Tujhe Salaam is a powerful song, which fill everyone with pride and nationalism.
9. Mera Rang De Basanti Chola – Sonu Nigam – Legend Of Bhagat Singh
The song is dedicated to Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh and devotes his love towards the nation.
10. Kar Chale Hum Fida – Mohd Rafi – Hakikat
This song is dedicated to all those soldiers who sacrifice their lives to serve the nation.