Happy daughter’s day: Five songs that show how special daughters are

  • Divya Sharma, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Sep 29, 2015 14:58 IST
“A son is a son till he gets a wife but a daughter is a daughter all your life.” (HT File Photo)

There’s no denying that daughters have always been special. The bond they share with their parents is unique and can’t be expressed in words. Nevertheless, Bollywood has tried it’s best to express the beauty of this bond through various songs and movies.

On World Daughter’s day, here is a list of five songs that try to express just how special daughters truly are:

1.Kehta hai Baabul, Baabul (2006)

The song, sung by legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan himself for his on-screen daughter-in-law Rani Mukerji was one of the most successful songs of the year when the film released. In his quintessential baritone voice Amitabh is expressing his love for his daughter and blesses her.

2.Meri duniya tu hi re , Heyy Babyy (2007)

The song shows Akshay Kumar, Fardeen Khan, Riteish Deshmukh as doting fathers to a beautiful baby girl in the 2007 comedy film. The song became popular because of its soulful music and lyrics.

3. Babul ki duaayen, Neelkamal (1968)

If you have attended an Indian wedding, then you have definitely heard this song which has now achieved cult status.‘Babul ki duaayen’, picturised on Balraj Sahni and Waheeda Rehman is known for its depth and soulful lyrics. Even years its release, the song still leaves us teary-eyed.

4.Mere ghar aayi ek nanhi pari, Kabhi Kabhie (1976)

The 1976 release Kabhi Kabhie’s song is a celebration of a mother’s love for her daughter. The song, picturised on Waheeda Rehman with lyrics penned down by Sahir Ludhianvi, is one of the most celebrated songs rejoicing the mother-daughter bond.

5. O meri laadli , Dil ek mandir (1963)

In this wonderful song sung by Suman Kalyanpur in a 1963 Hindi movie directed by C V Sridhar, Meena Kumari can been seen singing this song to her little daughter.

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