On August 15, 1947, at the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world was sleeping, India woke up to life and freedom. Many freedom fighters and leaders struggled for years and even laid down their precious lives in order to attain independence for their motherland from the clutches of the British rule. Over the years many songs have been written that express love for our country and remember the sacrifices made by the previous generations. After all, songs and poetry are the best way of expressing oneself while patriotism is the common thread that binds all Indians together

This week on NewsX flashback, we bring you some contemporary patriotic songs from Bollywood that evoke the spirit of patriotism and have a special place in our heart.

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