“Jan gan man adhinayak jaya hey, Bharat bhagya vidhata. Punjab sindh gujarat maratha, Dravid utkal banga.”
These lines are the first lines that almost all of us learn to sing in chorus. A fitting reminder that we may live in different cities, speak different languages, practice different beliefs, but at heart we are all ONE.
Over the years, many artists have created their own covers of India’s national anthem. Here’s our pick of some the most powerful ones:
1. This heartwarming cover by A.R. Rehman that has some of India’s greatest singers and instrumentalists.
2. This soulful cover by Lata Mangeshkar & Asha Bhonsle that will take you back to the 90s.
3. This silent cover that shows why patriotism knows no language.
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5. This breathtaking cover that was shot at 21,147 feet in -53º C.
6. This acoustic cover that is simply WOW!
7. This instrumental cover that has greats like Zakir Hussain and Ustad Amjad Ali Khan.
8. This cute, yet hair-raising cover where kids are taking the lead.
9. This cover that seriously proves that the times are changing.
10. This cover that has the voice which any Indian will instantly recognize.
11. This Acapella version which will send chills down your spine!
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