Raksha Bandhan, which is all about the strong bond between a brother and sister, will be celebrated across the nation tomorrow. And what’s a festival without some Bollywood tadka? Isn’t it?
As Raksha Bandhan approaches, we bring to you Bollywood songs which that perfectly encapsulates the bond between a brother and sister.
Behna Ne Bhai Ki Kalai Se – Resham Ki Dori (1974)
Starring Dharmendra and Saira Banu, this song from Resham Ki Dori (1974) has the brother-sister duo separated and the ‘Resham Ki Dori’ - is the thread that brings them back together.
Ab Ke Baras Bhej – Bandini (1963)
Starring Ashok Kumar, Nutan Behl and Dharmendra, this song is from Bandini (1963), directed and produced by Bimal Roy. The film is set in 1934 pre-Independence India where Kalyani (Nutan) is serving life imprisonment for committing a murder.
Rang Birangi Rakhi Leke – Anpadh (1962)
Starring Mala Sinha, Balraj Sahni, Dharmendra, this song is from Anpadh (1962). The plot revolves around the lives of brother-sister Shambhunath and Lajwanti played by Balraj Sahni and Mala Sinha respectively.
Phoolon Ka Taaron Ka – Hare Rama Hare Krishna (1971)
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.
Bhaiya Mere Rakhi Ke Bandhan Ko Nibhana – Chhoti Behen (1959)
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.
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