Fathers are our first superheroes, our biggest motivator without whose guidance there would be no meaning to life. Just like we celebrate Mother’s Day in full glory, it is time to honour the best man of our lives – Dad, Daddy, Papa, Paa, Abba, Appa, Abbu, and just, however, you like to call your father. Father’s Day 2017 is falling on June 18, 2017, the third Sunday of this month and we are super elated. One of the best ways to wish Happy Father’s Day 2017 is to dedicate a song to our cute dads, and Bollywood Hindi songs must come handy. There are some memorable songs such as Aamir Khan’s Papa Kehte Hain Bada Naam Karega and O, I Love You Daddy to Shah Rukh Khan’s Daddy Cool or Ajay Devgn’s Papa Mere Papa, the list of Best Father’s Day songs is quite interesting. When is Father’s Day 2017: Date and theme of this year’s Father’s Day, Significance & History of the celebration?
Hindi cinema boasts of sweet films depicting the sweet yet strong father-child relationship. Bollywood which draws inspiration from real life emotions have given us songs that emote the unsaid feelings seamlessly. After all, fathers are our first mentors, who taught us everything from the first cycle ride to differentiating between rights from wrongs. Dads made us sit atop his shoulders to get a clear view of fair to sacrificing his interests to buy us our favourite toys. This Father’s Day 2017, plan something memorable for your dads. It need not be a lavish event but something as simple as dedicating a song and heart to heart talk with him over a nice meal. While you figure out where you want to take your dad for the lunch or dinner, we present the Father’s Day songs list for you to play. Happy Father’s Day 2017: Embarrassing #DadJokes that you laughed at are back with a bang.
1. Daddy Cool
This song boasts of undoubtedly the most relatable lyrics – Daddy Cool Cool, Mera Beta Fool Fool! For desi kids, their fathers remain the coolest person while the dads keep thinking of them as fools (Indian dads’ way of expressing love). The song ‘Daddy Cool’ is from 1996 film Chaahat featured actors Shah Rukh Khan and Anupam Kher in the role of son and father duo. The quirky musical piece apt for Father’s Day is sung by Sudesh Bhosle and Devang Patel. Father’s Day Quotes: 15 Best Famous & inspirational quotes to share on this Father’s Day 2017!
2. O, I Love You Daddy
Akele Hum Akele Tum song from the 1995 movie of the same name is a must in every Father’s Day songs list. The real-life father-son duo, Udit Narayan and Aditya Narayan have sung this cute and super emotional song picturized on actor Aamir Khan and child artist Adil Rizvi. The song depicts the lovely formidable bond between a single father, Aamir and his young son. It is one of the sweetest songs reflecting the tremendous love between a father and his child.
3. O Mere Baap Pehle Aap
The title track of 2008 film Mere Baap Pehle Aap is another fun song you can sing for your father. Priyadarshan directed film might be of comedy genre but the father-son relationship portrayed flawlessly by Paresh Rawal, and Akshaye Khanna will strike a chord with the viewers. The plot is also quite different with the son making sure his widowed father finally gets married to his true love (Shobana), even if it means he loses his love (Genelia D’Souza ) in the process.
4. Papa Mere Papa
Papa Mere Papa is one sweet and emotional song depicting the beautiful relationship a girl shares with her father. The song filmed on Ajay Devgn and child actor Rucha Vaidya will leave you shedding happy-sad tears at once. The heart-touching song is in melodious voice of Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal and Baby Aparna and by the end of the song, you’ll find yourself humming – Papa Mere Papa!
5. Meri Duniya Tu Hi Re
For every father, their daughter is no less than an angel. Heyy Baby is a film about a girl blessed to have three men loving her as her father. This song Meri Duniya Tu Hi Re features Akshay Kumar, Fardeen Khan and Ritesh Deshmukh playing doting dad to toddler Juanna Sanghvi. Meri Duniya Tu Hi Re is about the once carefree guys turning into responsible individuals because of the tiny tot. It is sung beautifully by Sonu Nigam, Shaan and Shankar Mahadevan and is a must in our list of Father’s Day songs.
6. Tujhe Suraj Kahoon Ya Chanda
The classic song from 1969 film Ek Phool Do Mali is from every father to their children. This song in voice of legendary Manna Dey with seasoned actor Balraj Sahni portraying the role of the father is just unmissable. For a father, their child is no less than a shining star and expects them to achieve more and more in life and make him proud.
7. Papa Kehte Hain Bada Naam Karega
Papa Kehte Hain Bada Naam Karega needs no introduction. While the millennial have grown up listening to this song, kids of the next gen would recognize this one as Aamir Khan’s debut film song. Aamir made his debut in 1988 Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak as the chocolate lover boy. This song captured the mood of every youngster who is ready to enter the next phase of his life post college days. It is sung by Udit Narayan with Dalip Tahil playing the role of misty-eyed father of Aamir Khan.
8. Mujh Se Naaraz Ho Toh
Just like every relationship, father-child relations also have their own share of ups and downs. Mujh Se Naaraz Ho Toh from 1996 film Papa Kehte Hain captures the beautiful yet sensitive relationship between dad and his daughter played by Anupam Kher and Mayuri Kango. Now the song is not entirely a happy go lucky, but it still conveys a sweet message. It has got the dad telling his girl that it does not matter if she is upset with him but never should be upset with herself and so on. This song is another musical gem from singer Sonu Nigam.
9. Kehta Hai Baabul
Kehta Hai Baabul is a famous song from 2006 film Baabul starring Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan and Rani Mukerji. The film is about a man gets his widowed daughter-in-law remarried despite the world being against him. The topic of the movie is as heart touching as this song. Kehta Hai Baabul is sung by late Jagjit Singh, and it is bound to give every girl and a girl’s father goosebumps and all the feels. Not having this song on the Father’s Day list would be a crime.
We keep telling our mothers about how much we love them, but with dad it is different. We always see of our fathers as a rough and tough guy with whom you do not want to go all mushy. But fathers also want to be known how much we love them, trust me, they want to know. Give your dad a big, tight hug and tell them how much you love them. This Father’s Day, make sure to bring a broad smile on your old man’s face. Happy Father’s Day 2017.