PATRIOTIC BOLLYWOOD SONG

Music Wizard A.R. Rehman Gave Respectability To Contemporary Bollywood Patriotic Songs – Part 6

True the patriotic songs of the Golden Era of Bollywood like Aye Mere Watan Ke Logon… Apni Azaadi Ko Hum Hargeez Mita Sakte Nahin… Kar Chale Hum Fida… or the evergreen Mere Desh Ki Dharti Sona Ugle, Ugle Heere-Moti…..are peerless gems that shall continue to shine for time immemorial. But the debate that contemporary Bollywood patriotic songs lack the luster…

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The Downfall Of Patriotic Songs In Bollywood In Recent Times! – Part 5

There was a time when Bollywood patriotic songs were popular among the masses. However, today the scenario is different. The patriotic songs of today lack that charm which the olden days had. That’s the reason come any national day of patriotic significance the nation starts echoing with old patriotic numbers. The most common among them being – Aye mere watan…,…

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Manoj Kumar – The Original Mr. Bharat Gave Impetus To Patriotic Films In Bollywood! – Part 4

Long before Salman Khan played Bharat in his latest film by the same name, actor-producer and director Manoj Kumar was synonymous with name Mr. Bharat Kumar! He kept his name Bharat in most of his home production films like Upkar, Purab Aur Paschim, Roti Kapda Aur Makaan, Kranti, and Clerk. Being a writer, Manoj Kumar used the name Bharat as…

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Patriotic Songs Played A Key Role In The Success Of Films – Part 3

Since the 1940s’ history-based films have been a favourite of the masses. Over the years the Hindi filmmakers have brought alive the bygone historic period brilliantly on screen and succeeded in entertaining as well as generating patriotism through their films. For instance, the hit film Shaheed (1948) starring Dilip Kumar, Kamini Kaushal, Chander Mohan, etc. The super hit song of…

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After Legal Battle Royalty of ‘Aye Mere Watan Ke Logon’ Song Was Handed To Army Welfare Fund – Part 1

Aye, mere Watan ke logon…   When Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar sang this patriotic song written by the ‘Monarch of Patriotic Songs’ Kavi Pradeep it became an instant hit. Few may know that the song was not written and composed for a film but it was composed to commemorate the Indian soldiers who were martyred in the Indo-China War in…

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