India is all set to enter its 72nd year of independence. Bollywood has given us many patriotic songs that make us proud as an Indian. Well, these tracks are laced with beautiful lyrics and are capable of leaving you teary-eyed even now. From an evergreen song like Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon to Ae Watan from Raazi, these tracks induce patriotism and definitely deserve a place in your playlist on this occasion.

We have compiled some patriotic songs for you. Have a look:

Ae Watan (Raazi)

It is one of the popular songs of the year which has been crooned by Arijit Singh and composed by Shankar Ehsaan Loy. It was picturized on actress Alia Bhatt, who beautifully vented out her emotions. The movie made its entry to the coveted Rs 100 cr club.

Shubh Din (Parmanu)

The song is from John Abraham and Diana Penty-starrer Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran. The film received positive response from cinema lovers and the song was also loved by the audience.

Jaaga Hindustan (Gold)

This is a new addition to the list of patriotic songs. It is from Akshay Kumar’s upcoming film Gold, which is all set to hit the screens on August 15.

Chak De India (Chak De!)

Every time India wins a match, we hear this cheerful song. It was crooned by Sukhwinder Singh and composed by Salim -Suleiman. Superstar Shah Rukh Khan was a delightful treat to watch.

Yeh Jo Des Hai Tera (Swades)

The beautiful lyrics of the song were written by Javed Akhtar. It was composed and sung by AR Rahman. Shah Rukh Khan once again spelled magic with his powerful acting.

Maa Tuhje Salaam

Music legend AR Rahman has given us many wonderful songs. One among them was Maa Tuhje Salaam. The evergreen track is still capable of giving goosebumps.

Rang De Basanti

Rang De Basanti is considered as one of the cult movies of Bollywood. The title track of the film beautifully expresses emotions of every Indian. It has been crooned by Daler Mehandi and KS Chitra.

Sandese Aate Hai

The song was sung by Sonu Nigam and beautifully portrayed emotions a soldier goes through while protecting the country. It was from the film Border.

Aye Mere Watan Ke Logon

The melodious track was crooned by legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar. It was composed by C Ramachandra and penned down by Kavi Pradeep.

Kandhon Se Milte Hai Kandhe (Lakshya)

It is one of the most memorable patriotic songs. Crooned by talented singers like Sonu Nigam, Kunal Ganjawala, Hariharan, Roop Kumar Rathod, Vijay Prakash and Shankar Mahadevan, the song is from Hrithik Roshan starrer Lakshya.