Raksha Bandhan is one festival which every brother and sister across India looks forward to.Without a Bollywood tadka all festivals look pale and insipid. As we draw closer to Raksha Bandhan 2018, we bring you some songs which signify the bond of sibling love for years.
Also, there are a few new numbers, which are sure going to be remembered for ages to come and played again and again on this occasion. These songs depict the unbreakable bond between siblings. Without further ado, let’s take a look at some of the most popular Rakhi songs:
Bhaiya Mere Rakhi Ke Bandhan Ko Nibhana
Starring Balraj Sahni, Nanda and Rehman, this song from Chhoti Behen (1959) is a cult classic. Love for this song cuts across generations. It's the perfect background track to play when tying rakhi to your brother. It's old, but relevant even today.
Meri Pyari Behaniya
Starring Rajesh Khanna, Mumtaz and Vinod Khanna, this song from Sachaa Jhutha (1970) is another number which we have been listening to, since childhood. The eternal charm of Rajesh Khanna playing the shehnai at his sisters wedding is a vision that lives on in our eyes forever.
Phoolon Ka Taaron Ka
Starring Dev Anand, Mumtaz and Zeenat Aman, this song from Hare Rama Hare Krishna (1971) will always be remembered for its soulful lyrics. Even today when you listen to this song, it brings tears to your eyes. One of the most heard song on this occasion.
Hum Khush Huye
Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Karisma Kapoor and Juhi Chawla, this song from Ek Rishtaa (2001) is one of the new age songs which people have gotten used to listening during Rakhi. It shows a sister coming back to her brother's house after marriage just for the celebration of Raksha Bandhan is something that every brother-sister jodi can relate to.
Starring Salman Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Neil Nitin Mukesh and Swara Bhasker, this song from Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015) is one forgotten gem. The song may have been buried in the album filled with other popular tracks, but this one with the backdrop of the relationship between siblings is surely a must-hear on the occasion of Rakhi.
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