It’s that time of year when all of India is rocking the colors of the Indian Flag! The Indian Republic Day is a representative of victory over a fight for an idea known as freedom. The youth of India stands just for that. Here’s a special playlist dedicated to every Indian to bring about the feel good factor of belonging to our country. Happy 66th Republic Day, Jai Hind.
1. Vande Mataram – A.R. Rahman
If there’s any track out there which screams INDIAN, then it’s probably this one. Composed by the genius Indian music composer and director A.R. Rahman, Vande Mataram is a fine example of what India’s vivid culture is all about.
2. Rang De Basanti – Daler Mehndi
With power packed vocals prowess of Indian king of pop Daler Mehndi and A.R. Rahman’s bright yet subtle composition, Rang De Basanti gives you a forward thrust to dance free and celebrate being young.
3. Jai Hind – Bharat Ko Ek Salaam – A patriotic song by various Indian artists
Art & Artistes, a platform dedicated to keep the roots of Indian music alive, brings together the various talents across India in one place. Jai Hind – Bharat Ko Ek Salaam, is a composition placed across the different harmonies and various Indian classical vocal styles.
4. Sare Jahan Se Achcha – Lata Mangeshkar
The evergreen nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar represents the motherly attributes of our country with this song. Sare Jahan Se Achcha reminds us yet again that the various boons of our motherland is the key factor to the existence of various cultures in India.
5. Yeh Mera India – Kavita Krishnamurthy, Hariharan, Shankar Mahadevan
Skilled musicians from down south voice a track for a scenario based in the fields of Punjab, India. You don’t need to look for diversity elsewhere.
So which is your favorite tune? We love all of them! How much do you love your ‘India’ and what are you doing to celebrate?
From all of us at UrbanAsian.com – we want to wish everyone a Happy Republic Day! Jai Hind!