On Independence Day, Here’s Five Songs Celebrating Patriotism

Bhubaneswar: India is a country crazy about song and dance. In sync with tradition, we bring you a playlist that will actually match the sentiments of the moment and make you feel proud of our country as India celebrates its 76th Independence Day today.

Aye Mere Watan Ke Logon
This is one of the most popular and loved patriotic songs and sung by none other than the nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar. It was first sung at an iconic moment and brought tears to the eyes of everybody, including then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

Sandese Aate Hain
This song acquaints you with the turmoil the soldiers feel when the letters from home reach them. The memories of their loved ones engulf them but they suppress those feelings and stoically carry on their duty.

Maa Tujhe Salam
This classic by AR Rahman remains one of the most popular patriotic songs. Its video featuring people across the nation in an enigmatic manner has been loved across generations.

Aye Watan
The track from the film Raazi is sung by Sunidhi Chauhan. The music composition is by Shankar Ehsan Loy. The lyrics were penned by Gulzar. The movie featured Vickey Kaushal and Alia Bhatt in lead roles.

Teri Mitti
It is a tribute to soldiers of the Battle of Saragarhi, which took place in 1897. The song was composed by Arko Pravo Mukherjee, penned down by Manoj Muntashir, and sung by B Praak. The song is from Akshay Kumar-starrer Kesari.