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Republic Day 2024: From Dilip Kumar's Naya Daur to Shah Rukh Khan's Swades, these 5 songs will surely evoke the feeling of patriotism in you!

On the extremely proud and happy occasion of Republic Day, we present to you these five songs to evoke the feeling of patriotism! Jai Hind! 

Republic Day 2024: From Dilip Kumar's Naya Daur to Shah Rukh Khan's Swades, these 5 songs will surely evoke the feeling of patriotism in you!

Patriotic songs that are a must listen on this Republic Day 2024 (PC: IMDB) 

Last Updated: 11.25 AM, Jan 26, 2024


Today is January 26, a day which is celebrated as ‘Republic Day’ all across our beautiful country India. Today is also known as ‘Gantantra Diwas’, where one can see utmost enthusiasm and patriotic fervour enveloping almost everywhere. The day is celebrated in order to honour with utmost respect the Constitution that was enacted on January 26, 1950. 

There have been many films which have been made so far on patriotism. And since songs form an integral part of the films, here’s presenting the five songs which is definitely bound to evoke the feeling of patriotism in you!


Song: ‘Yeh Jo Des Hai Tera’
Film: Swades
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi
Singer/s: A.R. Rahman
Music composer: A. R. Rahman

Song description: One of the biggest attractions of this evergreen patriotic song was, is and forever will be the soulful vocals of the music maestro A.R. Rahman. For those who have seen the film will surely must have found resonance with the dilemma that Shah Rukh Khan’s character Mohan Bhargava faces in the film. 

Despite all the challenges, obstacles and victories, Mohan finds utmost solace in the heart of his motherland India… Bharat! If this is not patriotic enough, then, what is! 

(Video Courtesy: T Series) 

Song:Yeh Desh Hai Veer Jawanon Ka’
Film: Naya Daur
Stars: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayantimala, Mumtaz, Kumkum
Singer/s: Mohammed Rafi, Balbir
Music composer: O.P. Nayyar

Song description: As such the song needs absolutely no introduction at all. The flawless manner in which the legendary Dilip Kumar performed is evergreen till date and will continue to be so. Besides him, one can also spot Hamid Ali (who is best known as the iconic actor Ajit). This is one of the earlier films where he played an extremely positive role. The camaraderie shown by these two stellar actors in the song needs to be seen in order to be believed!

(Video Courtesy: NH HIndi Songs YouTube channel) 

Song: ‘Bharat Ka Rahnewala Hoon’
Film: Purab Aur Pachhim
Stars: Manoj Kumar, Saira Banu, Ashok Kumar, Pran, Prem Chopra, Nirupa Roy, Vinod Khanna
Singer/s: Mahendra Kapoor
Music composer: Kalyanji-Anandji

Song description: The song had been picturised on the evergreen actor Manoj Kumar. Often referred to as ‘Mr. Bharat’ because of his patriotic songs and films, this song played a major role in the actor getting the said nickname. 

(Video Courtesy: Saregama Music Youtube Channel) 

Song: Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani
Film: Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Juhi Chawla, Paresh Rawal
Singer/s: Udit Narayan
Music composer: Jatin – Lalit

Song description: This is one of those films which constituted majorly in making Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla one of the hit pairs of the ninety’s era. As for the said track, even though the film had all the ‘modern’ elements like marketing, brand integrations, the film did not deviate from its core essence of patriotism, which acted as a huge gravitational pull. 

How can anyone forget the song’s hook step that had become a national craze for a long time! Full marks to the choreographer for having choregraphed the song in such a way that, despite every possible and impossible dream that the heart dares to dream… it is still Indian. No wonder the film was titled, ‘Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani’! 

(Video Courtesy: Red Chillies Entertainment YouTube channel) 

Song:Jahan Dal Dal Pe Sone Ki Chidiya’
Film: Sikander-E-Azam
Stars: Dara Singh, Mumtaz, Prithviraj Kapoor, Veena, Prem Chopra
Singer/s: Mohammed Rafi
Music composer: Hansraj Behl

Song description: Whenever one hears the soulful track, the mere voice of the legendary singer (late) Mohammed Rafi is bound to give you goosebumps. If you don’t believe it, simply click on the above link and hear the song for yourself!

(Video courtesy: Saregama Music YouTube channel) 

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