Patriotic songs to celebrate Independence Day 2018
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Independence Day 2018 is around the corner and it is that time of the year when the entire nation celebrates the country's freedom. Like most other celebrations, Independence Day also calls for some beautiful songs that should be on your playlist.

Bollywood has, till date, come up with scores of Hindi patriotic songs that never cease to make us feel proud of India. While some of the tracks are old but evergreen, some others have a touch of freshness, keeping the intensity intact.

The new age, some very latest, patriotic songs are both soulful as well as peppy in nature. On the occasion of 72nd Independence Day, here is a compilation of some of the best new-age Hindi patriotic songs:

Thare Vaaste: From the movie Parmanu, this song has been sung by Divya Kumar. Composed by Sachin-Jigar, the lyrics of the track has been penned by Vayu.

Ae Watan: This beautiful song is from the film Raazi. Sung by Sunidhi Chauhan, this song has been composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, and lyrics written by Gulzar and Allama Iqbal.

Jaaga Hindustan: This is another very new song from the film Gold.

Maa Tujhe Salaam: Composed and sung by AR Rahman, this intense track is not so new, but is blessed with some beautiful lyrics and powerful music.

Ye Jo Desh Hai Mera: It is another touching song from the film Swades. This has also been sung and composed by Rahman. Javed Akhtar is the lyricist.

Rang De Basanti: From the film by the same title, this track has been sung by Daler Mehndi and Chitra. Prasoon Joshi is the man behind the lyrics, and Rahman is the composer.