Mumbai: On Mothers'
Day, what better way to maker her feel special than dedicating a
song to her? You can choose an emotional number or a fun song to
express your love for your mom.
IANS lists 13 famous Hindi film songs dedicated to mothers on
Mother's Day, which falls on Sunday.
"Ma da ladla wigad gaya": The fun number was picturised on
Abhishek Bachchan, John Abrahma and Kirron Kher in the 2008 comedy
"Dostana" and was an instant hit. The song has dialogues by Kirron,
who feels her son Abhishek has gone out of hand after learning he
is gay. Salem and Sunidhi Chauhan have sung it with a lot of
"Mumma": The song from the 2008 film "Dasvidaniya" is an extremely
likeable melody composed and sung by Kailash Kher. A sweet,
pleasing, rhythmic track, "Mumma" tugs at your heartstrings and is
a good way to tell your mom that she is special.
"Maa": Another emotional track dedicated to a mother was heard in
the 2007 hit film "Taare Zameen Par". It is totally different from
"Mumma" and has a more poignant tone. A national award winning
song composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and written by Prasoon Joshi,
"Maa" is a heart wrenching number that conveys a child's feelings
for his mother.
"Maye ni maye": A lovely song sung by Lata Mangeshkar with a
beautiful composition by Raam Laxman, it was part of 1994 mega
musical hit "Hum Aapke Hain Kaun?" The fun song is about a
daughter, played by Madhuri Dixit, who tells her mother, Reema
Lagoo, that she is in love and that she should marry her off soon.
It was a chartbuster in 1994.
"Maa ne kaha": This number creates a pensive mood, but at the same
time is a beautifully composed number, sung by M.M. Kreem for 1998
film "Zakhm". With minimal music, it describes a child's inability
to become what his mother wanted him to be.
"Maa oh meri maa": Picturised on Anil Kapoor and Farida Jalal in
the 1994 release "Laadla", the song conveys that a son should take
care for his mother in the same way she did when he was a kid. It
was sung by Udit Narayan, Anand-Milind compsed it and Sameer
penned the lyrics.
"Amma dekh haan dekh": Also in 1994, Alka Yagnik and Bali
Brahmbhatt sang "Amma dekh haan dekh" in "Stuntman". It was
different from "Maa oh meri maa as" it has high dose of fun and is
an extremely enjoyable song.
"Kushiyon ka din aaya hai": It was one of the most popular
mother-son songs from the 1992 film "Beta". Composed by
Anand-Milind and written by Sameer, the song reflected the joy of
a child who is ecstatic after his father marries another womand
and brings her home as his mother. Anuradha Paudwal sings it with
the right emotion.
"Maiya meri main nahi makhan khaiyo": Sung by Mukesh and written
by Rajinder Krishan, this song from the 1977 film "Charandas" was
composed by Rajesh Roshan. The song takes inspiration from the
relationship shared by Lord Krishna and his mother Yashodha.
"O mummy mummy"; Another fun song dedicated to mom from 1997
comedy "Deewana Mastana". It was picturised on Govinda, who is
over excited after meeting a girl. Udit Narayan has infused the
right emotions in the song, composed by Laxmikant, and it is
"Mummy o mummy": This song is perfect for a light moment with your
mother and it can be easily called a fun number. It featured in
1978 film "Khatta Meetha" and was sung by Kishore Kumar. The
lyrics are by Gulzar and it was composed by Rajesh Roshan. It's
about a son asking his mother to find a bride for him.
"Tu kitni achhi hai": When you think about songs dedicated to
mothers, this song from the film "Raja Aur Rank" (1968) always
comes to mind. Sung in praise of a mother, it was written by Anand
Bakshi and composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal. Lata Mangeshkar went
behind the mike for the song.
"Ae maa teri surat se alag": One of oldest and best songs, it
compares a mother with the almighty and talks about her importance
in children's lives. Sung by Mahendra Kapoor, and composed by
Rajesh Roshan, it is from the 1966 film "Daadi Maa".