Republic Day 2022: Tune into this patriotic playlist of melodies
India will celebrate its 73rd Republic Day this year
The day marks the establishment of the Constitution of India
5 patriotic tracks to tune into this Republic Day
With patriotic spirit in the air, what’s better than watching the parade, wearing a saffron-white-green ensemble, and tuning into one’s Republic Day playlist.
Here are some classic melodies that will ignite the patriot in you-
1. Maa Tujhe Salaam
With reverberating vocals by music mogul A R Rahman, this 1997 track has moving lyrics, powerful instrumentals and a fiery spirit of nationalism. The track is a part of Rahman’s album, ‘Vande Mataram’, released on the 50th anniversary of the country’s independence.
2. Chak De India
Title track of the 2007 film ‘Chak De India’, the song is a 2 minute 44-second-long melody of motivation and spirit. With vocals by Sukhvinder Singh, Salim Merchant and Marianne D'Cruz, the track also has powerful visuals of a national hockey team prepping to represent the nation.
3. Des Rangila
Released in the 2006 film ‘Fanaa’, this track is loved by dancers, thanks to its symphony of beats and rich cultural lyrics. The music video of the song portrays vibrant visuals of a dance group and its lead dancer, played by Bollywood actor Kajol.
Title track of the 2004 film ‘Lakshya’, the music video of the track encapsulates the journey of a gentleman cadet, portrayed by actor Hrithik Roshan, at the Indian Military Academy. The inspiring track is a fan-favourite for all defence aspirants. The vocals of the title track are by Shankar Mahadevan.
5. Challa (Main Lad Jaana)
This URI track has solid vocals by Romi, Vivek Hariharan and Shashwat Sachdev. What makes the track even more patriotic than it already is, is its chilling war visuals. The music video of the track has actor Vicky Kaushal as an army official in all his glory.
Other notable tracks include, ‘Aye Watan Tere Liye’, ‘Rang De Basanti’, ‘Des Mera Des’, ‘Kandho Se Milte Hain Kandhe’, and ‘Teri Mitti’.