Independence Day.. Don't miss these top 10 patriotic songs

New Delhi, Aug 15: As India gears up to celebrate 72nd Independence day on 15th August, 1947 emotions are running high. Everyone finds themselves overwhelmed with the spirit of the independence Day and preparations are in full swing to make the day as memorable as possible. On this day, there is a tradition of kite flying. You will hear emotionally charged Independence Day songs on the day in every street and corner. 

On 15th August 1947 India achieved freedom from 200 years old British rule. Many freedom fighters sacrificed their life to achieve independence from the British rule. Independence Day holds great importance for the Indian Film Industry. Bollywood industry made several songs on Independence which remains as evergreen as they were earlier. There are hundreds of Bollywood songs that make us nostalgic on this important day. One of the most popular ways to show patriotism in Hindi films is through the means of music and song. 

Therefore, as the 72nd anniversary of Indian Independence arrives, we present you the top 10 patriotic songs from Bollywood Hindi movies that are highly popular: 

1) Aye mere pyare watan, aye mere bichchde chaman,Tujhpe dil qurban: This song can be categorised as one of the most popular patriotic songs from Bollywood from the film Kabuliwala. The song was composed by Salil Chaudhury and was composed on the eve of Indo-China war in 1962. Late singer Manna Dey sung the song and the lyrics were composed by Gulzar. 

2) Aye Preet jahan ki reet sada, main geet wahan ke gaata hoon: This classic song is from the popular film Purab Aur Pachhim. The film starred Manoj Kumar in the lead role. The song was composed by Kalyanji-Anandji and sung by Mahendra Kapoor. The lyrics of the song was composed by Indeevar. 

3) Aye Watan, aye watan... hum ko teri kasam: The song is one of the most brilliant patriotic songs. It was sung by Mohammed Rafi. The music of the song was composed by Prem Dhawan. The song is from the fim Shaheed. The film is based on freedom fighter Bhagat Singh whose role was played by Manoj Kumar. 

4) Kar chale hum fida jaan-o-tan saathiyon: This highly popular patriotic song is from the film Haqeekat. The film starred Dharmendra and Priya Rajvansh. The music was composed by Madan Mohan and the song was sung by Mahammed Rafi. The lyrics of the song was composed by Kaifi Azmi. 

5) Apni azadi ko hum hargiz mita sakte nahin: This popular patriotic song is from the film Leader. The music of the song was composed by Naushad and lyrics were penned by Shakil Badaymi. It is a duet song sung by Mohammed Rafi and Lata Mangeshkar. 

6) De Di Hume azadi, bina khadig bina dhhal: This another popular patriotic song is from the film Jaagruti. The music was composed by popular singer Hemant Kumat and lyrics were penned by Pradeep. The song was sung by Asha Bhosle. 

7) Yeh jo desh hai tera, swadesh hai tera: This beautiful song is from the film Swades and  sung by AR Rahman. The music was composed by AR Rahman. The lyrics has been penned by Javed Akhtar. 

8) Dulhan chali, teen rang ki doli: This inspiring song is from the film is Purab Aur Pachhim. The film starred Manoj Kumar. The lyrics were penned by Indeevar and music composed by director Kalyanji-Anandji. Mahendra Kapoor sung the popular song. 

9) Insaf ki dagar pe, bachchon dikhao chalke: The song is from the film Ganga Jamuna. The music of the film was composed by Naushad and popular singer Hemant Kumar gave his voice. Shakeel Badayuni penned the lyrics. 

10) Jine Naaz hai hind par who kahan hai: This popular song is from the film Pyaasa . The film starred versatile actor Guru Dutt. The lyrics was penned by Sahir Ludhianvi and music was composed by SD Burman. 

So this Independence Day, enjoy these songs and make the day memorable for you.