Jana Gana Mana

  • Jana Gana Mana: 12 beautiful versions of the national anthem you would absolutely love January 28, 2014

    You've heard the 52 second version. Then there's AR Rahman's magical ode to Jana Gana Mana. Here are 10 other different and beautiful versions of the Indian national anthem that you would absolutely love. ...
  • Listen: This fantastic guitar version of Jana Gana Mana by a Goan journalist will make your day January 27, 2014

    Nigel Britto, who describes himself on Twitter as a Goan law student and journalist, has recorded the most amazing version of the national anthem you would ever hear. Played on guitar, this classical version of 'Jana Gana Mana' is the most wonderful thing you will hear today. Britto works for...
  • Pradeep's 'Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon' turns 50 January 25, 2013

    Mumbai: It is a song that is sung on every patriotic occasion, had moved India's first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, to tears and its strong morale-boosting words provided solace to a nation agonized by the defeat in the 1962 India-China war. 'Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon' (O people of my land),...
  • National anthem of India: a brief on 'Jana Gana Mana' August 14, 2012

    "Jana Gana Mana" is the national anthem of India. Originally written in Bengali, it is the first of five stanzas of a poem written and later set to notations by Rabindranath Tagore. It was first sung in the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress on December 27, 1911. It...
  • 100 years on, 'Jana Gana' fires India's patriotism December 27, 2011

    New Delhi: No other Indian song is said to capture the poignancy of a do-or-die moment, be it in the sporting field or at the frontiers, the way Jana Gana Mana can. Jana Gana Mana, composed by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and sung for the first time at the Calcutta session...
  • The unsung verses of the Indian National Anthem August 12, 2011

    Stanza 2 Ohoroho Tobo Aahbaano Prachaarito,Shuni Tabo Udaaro Baani Hindu Bauddho Shikho Jaino,Parashiko Musholmaano Christaani Purabo Pashchimo Aashey,Tabo Singhaasano Paashey Premohaaro Hawye Gaanthaa Jano Gano Oikyo Bidhaayako Jayo Hey,Bhaarato Bhaagyo Bidhaataa Jayo Hey, Jayo Hey, Jayo Hey,Jayo Jayo Jayo, Jayo Hey Meaning: Your call is announced continuously, we heed Your gracious call The Hindus, Buddhists, Sikhs, Jains, Parsees,...
  • 'Jana Gana Mana' is India's new rock anthem May 18, 2011

    New Delhi: He had once fired a nation's patriotism with verses espousing freedom from imperialism, a 100 years later, Rabindranath Tagore’s ode to the motherland still has the power to move a country of a billion people to tears in a fierce show of nationalism. As the opening strands of 'Jana...
  • Nokia, MTV jazz up Jana Gana | Vande Mataram revived August 15, 2008

    India's National Anthem 'Jana Gana Mana' is burnt in hearts and minds. Nokia and MTV have come together to present the Anthem in a whole new avataar. ...
  • Watch: Making of Rahman's Jana Gana Mana August 14, 2007

    Maestro A R Rehman's latest album Jana Gana Mana is a special treat for all music lovers featuring as many as 35 versions of the national anthem rendered by country's leading singers and musicians including Lata Mangeshkar and Pandit Jasraj. Here's the behind the scene look at the making of...