March 8 witnesses the celebration of International Women’s Day, a momentous day dedicated to honouring the social, economic, cultural, political achievements of women, all across the world.
A day annually commemorated, acknowledging the paramount contribution and essence of women, has seen various modes of celebration. Among which, inspirational songs attributed to female power has been one of the most legit modes adopted to mark women empowerment.
And need we say, how songs have been an integral part of every narrative in Hindi films! Delightfully celebrated with gusto, here is a collection of motivating, female-centric songs from Bollywood movies which have positively impacted us.
On the occasion of Women’s Day, let’s take a look at the following songs:
Panga title track:Sitting perfectly well with 2021’s theme of International Women’s Day which is ‘choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality’, this song from Ashwini Iyer’s movie Panga, starring Kangana Ranaut fabulously captures the theme.
Gulaab Gang:A highly impactful number sung by Malabika Brahma featuring Madhuri Dixit in the movie Gulaab Gang shall remain etched in our memories as an awe-inspiring song. The title track is catchy, motivating, embodying the vibrance, the rage.
Badal pe pao:Centred around women’s hockey, this upbeat, highly energetic song from the movie Chak de India is yet another encouraging song celebrating women achievements.
Mardaani: Rani Mukherji starrer, Mardaani’s anthem song is gutsy, fiery. Sung by the very versatile Sunidhi Chauhan, the song is invigorating, unleashing the infinite potential in women.
Highway: Alia Bhatt starrer Highway has one of the most appropriate celebratory songs composed by the maestro A.R.Rahman. 'Patakha Guddi' sung by Nooran sisters is groovy, lively, fun, and vivacious capturing the essence of women.
Queen: Sung by Amit Trivedi, ‘Jugni’ is an awesome number embodying the carefree, exploratory facet of women breaking shackles and going beyond limitations.
Neerja: The song Jeete Hai Chal from the lovely movie Neerja is beautiful celebrating the‘Bekhauff’, a terrific rendition by the very talented Sona Mohapatra featured in the TV show ‘Satyamev Jayate’.
Cheers and kudos to the fiery spirit in all women, as this song urges to be uninhibited, courageous.