Feeling low in life, failures have made you weak and now you need some motivation? Music is a perfect outlet to channel your feelings and emotions. Several poets wrote motivational Hindi songs while musicians created a perfect setting it. Such songs keep on popping every now and then and some of them become the anthems for the demotivated. Here are the top 5 motivational Hindi songs that should be on everyone’s checklist:

 

1. Maa Tujhe Salaam – A.R. Rehman

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This was the first track from the album “Vande Mataram”, which is probably one of the bestselling non-film music albums. Created by the legend himself, this song was written by Mehboob and backed by various world class musicians like Peter Lockett and Mark James. This song of patriotism and unity was created to mark the golden jubilee of Indian Independence. The song itself holds the Guinness world record for being translated into most number of languages. The whole album propagates four key agendas like Love, Peace, Freedom and Harmony.

2. Lakshya – Lakshya (film)

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Lakshya was directed by Farhan AKhtar starring Hrithik Roshan, Amitabh Bachchan and Preity Zinta. The song is retrospective thoughts of the central character of the movie, Hrithik Roshan or Karan Shergill. This beautiful song is written by Javed Akhtar and music directed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. The song will give you hints of patriotism along with some techno music, given life with Shankar Mahadevan’s voice. Hence it is one of the most inspiring songs of Bollywood, musically rich and lyrically inspiring.

3. Chale Chalo – Lagaan (film)

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Chale Chalo is the fifth track of the album from the movie Lagaan, directed by Ashutosh Gowariker. The song is an anthem for the weak. Music was given by A.R. Rehman and was appreciated by everyone. Chale Chalo is one of the songs that would fill you with the confidence and power to fight for your rights. The music is a clever amalgamation of Indian folk and classical music. This music album is also ranked 44 by Amazon on the 100 Greatest World Music Albums of All Time list. The movie received good reviews from critics and was also nominated for Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

4. Thoda hai thode ki zaroorat hai – Khatta Meetha (film)

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“Thoda hai thode ki zaroorat hai” is one of the most memorable songs sung by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar. This song is from 1978 movie Khatta Meetha which was directed by Basu Chatterjee starring Ashok Kumar, Rakesh Roshan and Bindiya Goswami. This movie had music by Rajesh Roshan and lyrics were woven by Gulzar. It’s not one of those tracks that would pump adrenaline in your blood but will give you hope for better days, a beautiful track to keep you going.

5. Hum Honge Kamyab

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Everyone knows this song and it’s still on your lips. You probably grew up singing this song at school but this song still gives us what it should deliver, hope and courage that we will succeed. This song can also be referred as the Hindi translation for the famous protest song “We Shall Overcome”. The translation was done by the famous poet, Girija Kumar Mathur. The song became very popular in the 1980s and where from it also entered in schools and other institutions.