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50 Parents’ Day Songs That Will Make Your Mom & Dad Feel Extra Special!

50 Parents’ Day Songs That Will Make Your Mom & Dad Feel Extra Special!

Nothing can ever compare to the love parents have for their kids and vice versa. While words fail to convey, you can always turn to music, especially on the occasion of Parents’ Day. We have compiled a list of parents’ day songs, including parents’ day songs in English that will put a smile on their faces.

P.S: If you are looking for Parents’ Day gift ideas or Parents’ Day quotes, we got you covered in that department too!

So, without further ado, let’s talk about music! These parents’ day special songs are going to make the day extra special for the two most important people in your lives.

1.     Tu Kitni Achhi Hai

Album: Raja Aur Rank


The Bollywood adaptation of Mark Twain’s novel, The Prince And The Pauper, is an emotional viewing. The song itself brilliantly expresses a mother’s innocent faith in her child.

2. Mummy Oh Mummy Tu Kab Saans Banegi

Album: Khatta Meetha

This Bollywood parody of the Hollywood classic Yours, Mine, and Ours is a lighthearted comedy with great music. This song is about a son eager to find his mother a daughter-in-law!

3. Khushiyon Ka Din Aya Hai

Album: Beta 


When this film was released in 1992, it didn’t leave a single pair of eyes dry. The poignant drama went on to win multiple awards, including one for Aruna Irani, who played the film’s “mother.” The song portrays a son’s uncomplicated joy at being accepted by his adoptive parents.

4. Meri Maa

Album: Yaarian

This deep piece is challenging on many levels — it’s a dedication from a boy’s best buddy to the boy’s mother after the boy sadly dies in a racist attack. It depicts love and sorrow, as well as how a mother’s love extends beyond her immediate kid to include her child’s friends.

5. Meri Maa

Album: Taare Zameen Par


This song perfectly express how lonely, frightened, and terrible childhood can be, especially when your parents chastise and ‘punish’ you! It is one of the most unforgettable and heartfelt Bollywood songs ever written about mothers. When you listen to this song, make sure you have a box of tissues handy!

6. Usko Nahi Dekha Humne Kabhi

Album: Daadi Maa

Of all the Bollywood songs for mothers, this is our particular favourite. It eloquently compares the concept of mothers to that of God. In comparison to other emotional songs, the song’s rapid and upbeat pace makes it a refreshing listen.

7. Aisa Kyu Maa

Album: Neeraja


The song begins with a recitation of the Hindi alphabet, which will immediately transport you back to your childhood. The film depicted a unique and lovely bond between a mother and her daughter, and this song will transport you back to that time.

8. Teri Ungli Pakad Ke Chala

Album: Laadla

In this moving number from the 1994 Bollywood film, a son’s doting love for his mother can be sensed. Farida Jalal, one of Bollywood’s most adoring mothers, is featured in the film. The song is the ultimate “I owe you my mother” tune.

9. Mumma

Album: Dasvidaniya 


Dasvidaniya is a film about a 37-year-old single man whose days are numbered when he learns he only has 3 months to live. He embarks on a wonderful adventure of life with a list of ten things he wants to complete before he dies. This song, which is equal parts hopeful and sorrowful, is one of the ten items on his list.

10. Maine Maa Ko Dekha Hai

Album: Mastana 

This song perfectly captures the anguish of a neglected child growing up in a wealthy family. Nain-Tara, a little child, has a mother, but she wishes for her to love her, care for her, and protect her in the way that a mother would.

11.Chiryan Da Chamba

Album: Coke Studio


This song perfectly captures the anguish of a married woman missing her family. It is a soul-stirring number!

12. Aye Meri Zohrajabeen

Album: Phir Hera Pheri

When your father starts showing off his lovely steps on this song, we guarantee your mother will burst out laughing. Keep the steps short and nice, and surprise your mother with this song and your father performing it.

13. Martina McBride: In My Daughter’s Eyes

Album: Martina


There are plenty of lovely odes to mom in country music, but none compare to this one from a mother to her daughter (and a dad to his, since James Slater wrote it). There are no mother-daughter quarrels here, simply the singer’s testimony of her daughter’s love’s transformative power.

14. Mama

Album:  Spice (25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)

In this Spice Girls’ song, the singers admit to fighting with their mothers when they were younger but have come to value them as mentors and friends. Girl power is at its most powerful.

15. Madre

Album: Este Es Ismael Miranda


This mid-70s salsa song demonstrates how powerful the words may be when paired with the upbeat beats. You’d think he was merely proclaiming his love for his mother if you didn’t know Spanish or have a translation handy. But he’s heartbroken over her death, and he says he’d give up his life if it meant he could see her again.

16. Momma

Album: Beautiful Loser

Bob Seger’s song about mums is true to type; this track (from his pre-Night Moves celebrity days) acknowledges that their relationship wasn’t always easy. But it all boils down to “Momma, she never told me a lie,” which is the finest compliment you can give.

17. The Baby

Album: The Dreamer


If Martina McBride’s song didn’t make you cry, this one will. The twist at the end seals the deal, as the singer rushes to see his dying mother and sobs like a baby when he doesn’t. When this song reached the top of the country charts in 2003, it made the entire country cry.

18. Mother

Album: Mother 

Some people require time to express their thoughts, therefore not all songs about moms are nice and cuddly. Goldie’s elegy to his missing mother (who placed him in foster care when he was a child) lasts an hour and occupies most of the first CD of his controversially epic Saturnz Return.

19. Baby Mine

Album: Dumbo


Betty Noyes’ Dubmo song Baby Mine simply expresses how moms feel about their children. It was named on AFI’s list of greatest songs in movies because of its powerful message and performance. Meanwhile, Arcade Fire updated the song for the live-action adaptation of the film in 2019.

20. Yeh To Sach Hai Ki Bhagwan Hai

Album: Hum Sath Sath Hain

You can never go wrong with this classic! This song is all about celebrating the love the parents have for their kids and how much they deserve.

21. Mujhe Maaf Karna

Album: Biwi No 1


Are you ready for all the feels to hit you on Parents’ Day? This song is a sweet apology to God as parents will always have a place above the almighty for the kids.

22. O Dharti Tarse Amber Barse

Album: Baghban

A touching song that reminds us of how our parents care for us and give us all their love. Amitabh Bachchan’s introductory lines are moving and it might make you shed a tear or two.

23. Ta Ra Rum Pum

A playful and fun take on parents’ and kids’ relationships is a must on this Parents’ Day. The song is rendered by Mahalakshmi Iyer and Shaan with additional vocals by Sneha and Shravan and it is a peppy number.


24. Dance With My Father

Album: Dance with My Father

One of the most memorable songs out there for your dad. The R&B legend Luther Vandross recorded the track in the 2003 album and its title track as a dedication to his late father.

25. Cat’s in the Cradle

Album: Verities & Balderdash

Harry Chapin’s popular song is written from the point of view of a father who is missing his son. What a treat this soulful song is!


If these songs aren’t enough, we have a few more picks for you:

26. Bekhauff 

Album: Satyamev Jayate

27. Mai Papa Ki Pari Hoon 

Album: Mai prem ki deewani hun.

28. Only One

Album: Dear Donda


29. Wind Beneath My Wings

Album: Beaches

30. I Hope You Dance

Album: I Hope You Dance

31. Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone

Album: All Directions

32. Song for Dad

Album: Golden Road


33. The Sweetest Gift

Album: Lovers Rock

34. Here for You

Album: Prairie Wind

35. Papa Kehte Hain

Album: Mr. India

36. Daddy

Album: Dangerously in Love


37. Father and Daughter

Album: The Wild Thornberrys Movie

38. You Raise Me Up

Album: Closer

39. Mother Like Mine

Album: Pioneer

40. My Little Girl


Album: Reflected: Greatest Hits Vol. 2


41. Maahi Ve

Album: Kal Ho Naa Ho

42. Galla Goodiyan 

Album Dil Dhadakne Do

43. Sasural Genda Phool 

Album: Delhi 6

44. Say Shava Shava 

Album: Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham


45. Maa Da Laadla 

Album: Dostana

46. Chitta Kukkad 

Album: Love Shudda

47. Your Joy

Album: I Am

48: Just the Two of Us

Album: Winelight


49. Parents Are People

Album: Free to Be… You and Me

50. A Parent’s Prayer

Album: Lullabies Songs for Quiet Moments

Which of these Parents’ Day Songs are you planning to dedicate to your folks?

Feature Image: Instagram 

24 Jun 2022

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