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Features |  08 Mar 2016 13:37 |  By RnMTeam

Women's Day Special: Songs that celebrate femme power

Here are some inspiring, heartwarming and motivating tracks that will get you into the spirit of Women's Day.

O Ri Chiraiya

Aamir Khan's popular telly show 'Satyamev Jayate' touched quite a few social issues concerning the Indian woman. One of the hit songs of the show was 'O Ri Chiraiya', sung by Swanand Kirkire. The song is about the troubles and struggles of being a girl.


One more song from Aamir Khan's ‘Satyamev Jayate’ is ‘Rupaiya’. Sung by Sona Mohapatra, the song is related to dowry and talks about women power. Literally, it says that a girl is not a burden and she can also make a good life for herself and for the family.

Badal Pe Paon Hain

This song is from the 2007 film ‘Chak De India’ has pep written all over it. Music by Salim-Suleiman and sung by Hema Sardesai, this song has the power to move the laziest woman out of her ennui. The song shows the journey of the female players of the Indian hockey team who were discouraged in their own country in the beginning. We all know how the film ended. So, get inspired!

Yeh Hosla Kaise Jhuke

‘Yeh Hosla Kaise Jhuke’ is a song from Nagesh Kukunoor’s film ‘Dor’. Sung by Shafqat Amanat Ali, Karsan Sargathia, the song is one of the best inspiring and motivating numbers from recent films. The movie highlights the dilemma of a widow in India and how she single-handedly struggles to get justice after her husband’s death. Composed by Salim-Sulaiman, ‘Yeh Hosla Kaise Jhuke’ is an encouraging track and will lift your spirits for sure.

Yeh Meri Kahaani

'Yeh Meri Kahaani' is from the women-centric movie ‘Kahaani’, featuring Vidya Balan as a pregnant woman out to get justice. The film was all about women power and women empowerment. The song is sung by Shreya Ghoshal with additional vocals by Vishal Dadlani.

Jiya Re

Sung by Neeti Mohan, this peppy number was featured in the movie ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’. This video portrays Anushka Sharma who is playing the role of a courageous, independent and a happy-go-lucky girl who never lives with restrictions. ‘Jiya Re’ commemorates this high spirit of a woman and gives you the roadmap to a cheerful life.