Some of the things that people look up on the web for women’s day include powerful images with quotes, messages to send others, and women’s day songs. These things are not just a token, but a breath of fresh, a small drop in the river of change.
From #MeToo to #TimesUp campaigns in 2017, women are on a roll in bringing revolution from their homes to their workplaces. Even the recently held 90th Oscars could not escape the voice that women are raising.
Here are some Bollywood new songs that give a voice to women empowerment and talk about their strength and courage
If you too are looking for some inspiration, then watch these 5 International Women’s Day Songs
Pink Anthem – Pink
One of the recent movies by Bollywood about women empowerment include Pink (2016). Starring Taapsee Pannu and Amitabh Bachchan the film did not have too many hindi songs. However, the Pink Anthem cannot go unnoticed. This mp3 song is written by Irshad Kamil with the voice of Jonita Gandhi.
Badal Pe Paon Hai – Chak De! India
The film Chak De! India (2007) is a sports film that celebrates the spirit of female sportspersons. The movie had Shah Rukh Khan playing a different role than his usual characters of a lover. He coaches the Indian women’s hockey team to beat patriarchy. Sung by Hema Sardesai, the online music is an ode to unstoppable female spirit
Yeh Hosla Kaise Jhuke – Dor
Amidst the limelight of big budget films, Dor (2006) is relatively unknown film in Hindi cinema. The films’s director, Nagesh Kuknoor has made a name for himself by making highly substantial films. In Dor, he enlightens the plight of a widow in India and how she fights the system to get justice. This soothing track holds powerful lyrics to inspire you and be a part of your playlists music
Dhaakad – Dangal
This hindi songs speaks volumes about gender equality. With its feisty lyrics and crisply edited video, this mp3 number from Dangal (2016) is very catchy. Sung by Raftaar it makes you hoot and cheer for the girls who wrestle on-screen
Main Nachdi Phira – Secret Superstar
Written by Kausar Munir with vocals by Meghna Mishra, this track spread like wildfire when it came out last year. The inspirational song is about the aspirations of a caged bird, a metaphor used for the film’s lead; Zaira Wasim. She plays a a school girl who dreams of becoming a big singer and gains support of a musician, played by Aaamir Khan.