Independence day 2017 is the biggest patriotic day of the year. Any celebration would not be completed if it was taken lightly, but it is our 70th independence day, and we should celebrate it with utmost happiness and joy. We are giving you a list of top 5 patriotic songs which will make your heart sunk in joy and pain, so that you get to know the struggle suffered by our freedom fighters, and the joy of living in a free country where one has all the rights to do anything, in a legal way.

Bringing you the list right here.

1 Vande Mataram

First would make your heart proud, the song of pre-independence composed by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay and music by Jadunath Bhattacharya in 1870, ‘Vande Mataram’, which has beautiful lyrics that are sure to light in your eyes.

2 Aao baccho tumhe dikhayen Jakhi Hindustan Ki

This would be my favourite and sure to take me back to the time of school, when the whole school use to sing it along in the ground with the flag hosted on high, ‘Aao baccho tumhe dikhayen’, from the movie, Jagriti, sung by the duo, Lata Mangeshkar, and Adinath Mangeshkar.

3 Sabarmati ke sant tune kardiya kamaal, De di Azadi hamen bina

This track is sure to bring goose bumps, ‘Sabarmati ke sant tune kardiya kamaal, De di Azadi hamen bina’, from the movie, Jagriti, and sung by the legend Mohammed Rafi.

4 Mere Desh ki dharti Sona ugle 

Now, let us remember our country when it was called the golden bird and let’s cheer the song,’Mere Desh ki dharti..’ from the movie, Upkar, which even got the Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist in the year 1967.

5 Aye Mere Watan ke Logo

The song “Aye Mere Watan ke Logo” were written for the brave martyrs of Indo china war of 1962. Song written Kavi Pradeep, composed by C. Ramchandra, and sung by Lata Mangeshkar.

6 Jab zero diya mere bharat ne

The song “Jab zero diya mere bharat ne” is from the movie “Purab aur Paschim” sung by Mahendra Kapur. This song is featured on Mukesh Kumar aka Bharat Kumar when Pran said to Bharat “India Contribution is zero zero and zero”

7 Mera Rang De Basnti Chaula

Song is written by freedom fighter Ram Prasad Bismil during the freedom fight against Britishers. He also associated with Bhagat Singh and Chandrashekar Azad.

Let us salute this Independence Day with more love and appreciation.

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