Mother’s Day 2024: Top 10 Songs Dedicated to Mothers in 2024 l Bollywood and English Hits

Mother’s Day 2024: Top 10 Songs Dedicated to Mothers in 2024 l Bollywood and English Hits

Mothers are the first people a child sees. A child grows inside a mother’s womb. She feeds her children and does everything for them. Mothers are the centre of admiration for many artists. For example, the world-famous artwork Whistler’s Mother, a painting created by McNeil Whistler in 1871 is dedicated to his mother. Many storytellers and writers wrote books about their mothers to show admiration, dedication and love. 

Like The Color of Water: A black man’s Tribute to his white mother by James McBride, in this book James McBride describes her white mother’s struggles with her 12 children in the ’90s USA. Just like this many songwriters and singers made beautiful songs about their mothers to make them feel special and valued. Many of these songs were a tribute to their mothers. Here is a list of the top 10 Mother’s songs on Mother’s Day 2024.  

  

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Top 5 Bollywood Songs Dedicated to Mothers:-

1. Tu Kitni Achhi Hai 

Talk about mothers and this song won’t come to mind, It is not possible. Tu kitni achhi hai,.. tu kitni bholi hai,.. pyari pyari hai…O Maa O Maa… This song is like it is dissolved in our blood. Everyone picturises their mothers when they suddenly listen to this song. This song is from the Raja Aur Runk movie. Lata Mangeshkar sang this song so beautifully and emotionally in 1968. From that time till today, fans of this song have been increasing. Neha Kakkar also made a remake of this song which was also very popular and beautiful. 

 

2. Maa 

Main Kabhi,.. batlata nahin… par andhere se darta hun mai Maa… tujhe sab hai pata hai na Maa. A song beautifully written by Niren Bhatt and Parth Bharat Thakkar. Shankar Mahadevan sang this song depicting a small boy’s emotions and longings toward his mother in 2017 for Taare Zameen Par movie. This song describes the feelings of a boy who is forced to live away from his mother in a hostel. The boy is unable to say anything because of the pressure to do certain things. The relationship between him and his mother is so beautifully presented in this song that we cannot listen to it without tears in our eyes. 

 

3. Usko Nahin Dekha Humne Kabhi

Majrooh Sultanpuri wrote this song. I’m 100 per cent sure he must be thinking about his mother while writing it. Usko nahin dekha humne kabhi,… Pr uski Jarurat kya hogi?… Ae Maa Teri Surat se Alag Bhagwan ki Surat kya hogi?…. Well described, keeping a mother in god’s place. I won’t say it’s too much. For a kid, a mother is his or her everything. They don’t know anything. She is their teacher and guide. Mahendra Kapoor and Manna Dey gave voice to this beautiful song. 

 

4. Maa Tujhe Salam

Maa tujhe salam is a patriotic song, dedicated to Bharat Mata goddess of our nation India. Bharat Mata is an emotion, she is a depiction of Indian democracy and its people. Sabse.. pyari.. Teri suarat… maa tujhe salam!… Vande Mataram… vande mataram is a Sanskrit language which means Heil Mother. This song is composed and sung by legendary A.R. Rahaman. When you listen to this song you feel devotion towards the nation and Bharat Mata. 

 

5. Luka Chuppi 

Prasoon Joshi wrote this song for the movie Rang de Basanti. Luka chuppi song is about a mother who is missing her son after his demise. Her son in this movie died protecting other people in a plane crash. Luka chuppi… bahut hui.. samne aa jane na… Kahan Kahan dhundha tujhe… thak gayi hai ab Teri maa… The song shows the true emotions of a mother and her pain. Perfectly sung by legendary Lata Mangeshkar with all motherly emotions. 

 

Top 5 English Songs Dedicated to Mothers:-

1. Dear Mama

A song by American Rapper Tupac, this song is a tribute to his mother. It was published in 1995 in his album Me Against the World. This song came in the list of Billboard hot 100 in his first top 10. In this song he talks about his childhood when his family was poor and mother’ crack cocaine addiction. Very emotionally he says that his love and respect for his mother supersedes all the bad memories. When I was young, me and my mama had beef,.. 17 years old, kicked out on the streets…and a woman alive, that could take my Mama’s place.

 

2. Rockabye 

Rockabye is a beautiful song based on the struggle of single mothers by the British electronic group Clean Bandit. Anne Marie sang the song with Jamaican singer and rapper Sean Paul in 2016. The song is about the struggle of a single mother and is related to lullabies and nursing rhymes. The name of the song also suggests rockin’ a baby to sleep during her hardships. Song has a very deep meaning. She just wants a life.. for her baby… all on her own no one will come… she’s got to save him.. (daily struggle)… So rockabye, baby rockabye, I’m gonna rock you… 

 

3. The Perfect Fan

The perfect fan is a song by Backstreet Boys from the album Millennium. It takes a lot to know what is love ,..it’s not the big things but the little things that can mean enough…a lot of prayer gets me through,.. and there is never a day that passes by I don’t think of you… you are always there for me,.. pushing me and guiding me always to succeed…… cause mom you always were the perfect fan.. This song tells the feelings of a son for his mother. He is thankful for her guidance and love. Author tells that a mom is the perfect fan of a son who is an artist.  

 

4. Turn To You

Turn to You (Mother’s Day dedication) is a song by Canadian singer Justin Bieber. Justin released this song 2 days before Mother’s day on 11th May 2012. The song describes the struggle of a mother and the love between Son and his mother. You worked two jobs, to keep a roof up over our heads… you are so young, you were just my age when you had me, mom you are so Brave…. Let my love take you higher, cause I still done to you….

 

5. Hey Mama

A mama song is sung by Kanye West about his mother. I wanna scream so loud for you,.. cause I am so proud of you.. let me tell you, what I am about to do hey mama…… I just want you to be proud of me, hey mama… Song talks about the small and huge things done by his mother. It shows a boy’s love for his mother and how he describes those things done by his mother to support him. 

 

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