New Delhi, News24 Bureau, August 15: India celebrates its 73rd Independence Day on August 15. We have a series of hit Bollywood tracks which can help in evoking patriotism in you. From Aamir Khan starrer track 'Rang De Basanti' to Akshay Kumar's 'Teri Mitti' are few hit patriotic numbers which can make your Independence Day celebration memorable.
As Independence Day is just around the corner and patriotism is running high. Let's take a look back at some of the popular patriotic Bollywood songs:
Aye Mere Watan Ke Logo:
Performed by Lata Mangeshkar, this song is an ode to those Indian soldiers who died in 1962 Sino-Indian war. 'Aye Mere Watan Ke Logo' is one of the most prominent songs and it never fails to touch our heart.
Sandese Ate Hai:Directed by J P Dutta, 'Sandese Aate Hai' is a patriotic song from the 1997 film 'Border'. The song, which was written by Javed Akhtar and sung by Roop Kumar Rathod and Sonu Nigam, describes the pain of Indian soldiers.
Maa Tujhe Salaam:'Maa Tujhe Salaam' is a title song of the 1997 studio album 'Vande Mataram'. Composed by music legend AR Rahman, this song was voted second in the list of 10 most famous songs that was produced by BBC world service in the year 2002.
Kandho Se Milte Hai Kandhe: Sung by Shankar Mahadevan and Sonu Nigam, song 'Kandho Se Milte Hai Kandhe' describes the story of 1999 Kargil war and is from 2004 Indian romantic drama film, 'Lakshay'.
Ae Watan(2018):'Ae Watan' is from Alia's 2018 Indian spy-thriller film 'Raazi. This song celebrates the true spirit of patriotism and being sung by famous Bollywood singer Sunidhi Chauhan.
Teri Mitti:Song 'Teri Mitti' is from Akshay Kumar's film 'Kesari' which is based on the battle of Saragahi of 1897. This song is one of the most beautiful and emotional songs that can give you goosebumps.