Get into the Independence Day spirit, add these patriotic rock songs to your playlist
Jana Gana Mana by A.R. Rahman
A.R. Rahman in collaboration with over 35 musical maestros of the country was a match made in heaven. Their take of our national anthem is glorious, to say the least.
Best way to listen: Privately, through your earphones. This is some tear-jerking stuff.
Maa Tujhe Salaam by Underground Authority
Kolkata-based alternative rock band rocked the stage at India’s Got Talent with their cover of Rahman’s epic song.
Best way to listen: With the volume all the way up through the biggest speakers in your house.
Hum Honge Kaamyaab by Indian Rockers
This band came together on India’s 62nd Independence Day with a distinctive rendition of the classic pick-me-up song.
Best way to listen: Blasting it in your bedroom while playing the air guitar to the song.
Vande Mataram from Gandhi to Hitler
Bensen Baby, Aman P and Vasundhara give the national song a rock twist for Gen Y.
Best way to listen: While cruising in your car.
Satyamev Jayate by Euphoria
Delhi-based band Euphoria gives our age old belief ‘truth alone triumphs’ its unique folk rock-inspired treatment.
Best way to listen: In the morning with your coffee. This is a great song to wake up to.
Saare Jahan Se Accha from Rock on Hindustan
This song, sung by Madhushree for the album Rock on Hindustan, is a melodious fusion of rock and classical music.
Best way to listen: When you feel like you’ve lost faith in humanity. This will restore your faith straightaway.