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Sing this to your brother today!

Last updated on: August 24, 2010 11:43 IST

Sing this to your brother today!

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Bollywood has celebrated the brother-sister love for years now. On Raksha Bandhan, we look back at some great music, which show off this emotion best.

Take a look.

Song: Phoolon Ka Taaron Ka
Film: Hare Rama Hare Krishna

This popular song from Hare Rama Hare Krishna was sung by Kishore Kumar, and brought out the love between Dev Anand and his sister Zeenat Aman. Though the film released in 1971, it still retains its charm because of its soulful lyrics.


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Bhaiyya Mere Rakhi ke Bandhan ko Nibhana

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Film: Choti Behan

Sung by Lata Mangeshkar, this song depicts the bond of love between siblings Balraj Sahni and Nanda, where the latter asks her brother to promise to maintain the sanctity of the sacred thread.


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Meri Behana

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Film: Andha Kanoon

Beautifully picturised on Rajnikanth and Hema Malini, this song brings out the masti between a brother and sister. Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle have made this song a pleasure to listen to.


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De Rahi Hai Dua Yeh Behena

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Film: Saytamev Jayate

This emotional song -- sung by Janaki and Kavita Krishnamurthy -- shows how much sisters Meenakshi Sheshadri and Pooja Shastri wish for the long life of their brother.


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Behna ne Bhai ki Kalai Pe

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Film: Resham Ki Dori

Dharmendra gets emotional when he gets reminded of his sister Saira Banu, while his other sister ties him a raakhi. The song is sung by Suman Kalyanpur.


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Yeh Raakhi Bandhan hai Aisa

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Film: Be-Imaan

Sung by Mukesh and Lata Mangeshkar, this song shows Manoj Kumar, whose sister lovingly ties him a raakhi.


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Chanda re Mere Bhaiyya se Kehna

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Film: Chambal Ki Kasam

While Farida Jalaal remembers her brother and sings this songs, Raaj Kumar looks on. Lata Mangeshkar lent her beautiful voice to this one.


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Hum Behnon ke Liye Mere Bhaiyya

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Film: Anjaana

This Lata Mangeshkar classic brings tears to your eyes.


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Mere Bhaiyya Mere Chanda

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Film: Kajal

Meena Kumari compares her brother to the moon, with ample help from Asha Bhosle.


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Rang Birangi Raakhi Leke Aayi Behena

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Film: Anpadh

This song celebrates the brother-sister relationship. Mala Sinha sings that she doesn't expect gold or diamonds but only her brother, Balraj Sahni's love in return.


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