Jana Gana Mana News
Puri Jagannadh: Mahesh Babu will be more ruthless than Pokiri in our next film
Tipped to go on the floors later this year, the rest of the cast and crew of the film are yet to be finalized. Click here to read more
Shilpa Shetty, Vivek Oberoi and Mallika Sherawat to feature in a new national anthem video!
The video is conceptualised by filmmaker Rajeev Walia
Featuring 70 prominent personalities from different walks of life, a new video of the national anthem Jana Gana Mana has now been released. Click here to read more
I don’t know AR Rahman as a great musician, but as a very close friend: Bharatbala
The director feels that his friendship with the composer has resulted in some great work over the years
Tamil director Bharatbala says that friendship is the pillar of the relationship he shares with Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman, with whom he has teamed up again in forthcoming Tamil romantic-drama Mariyaan. Click here to read more
Republic Day special tribute: Patriotic song Ae mere watan ke logon completes 50 years!
Kavi Pradeep’s patriotic number immortalised by Lata Mangeshkar has completed 50 years. Read the story behind the poet and his inspiration to write it
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 agonised by the defeat in the 1962 Indo-China war. Ae mere watan ke logon (O people of my land), penned by National Poet Pradeep Click here to read more
Indian Grand Prix 2012: Ajay Devgn & Sonakshi Sinha to sing National Anthem
The Son of Sardaar actors will flag off the Formula One Indian Grand Prix on October 28
Actors Ajay Devgn and Sonakshi Sinha, who will be seen together for the first time in Diwali release Son of Sardaar, will sing Jana Gana Mana – the Indian National Anthem – at the Formula One Indian Grand Prix 2012’s inauguration on Sunday, October 28, 2012. Click here to read more
Roopkumar and Sonali Rathod to sing ‘Jana Gana Mana’ for Guinness World Record
Singers Roopkumar Rathod and Sonali Rathod are all set to make this Republic Day special. The duo aim at creating a Guinness World Record for maximum number of people singing a national anthem. “Singing Jana Gana Mana to set a world record is a befitting and rousing way to commemorate one hundred years of the national anthem, and Sonali and I are delighted and humbled that we will be part of the record-setting attempt. It will be our small tribute to the great composition of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore,” Roopkumar says.
And Prashant Damle, Kailash and Aarti Surendranath, Tushar Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson) along with several leaders, public figures and residents of Aurangabad will sing along with the Rathods at the Divisional Sports Complex, Garkheda at Aurangabad. Must say, we’re touched.Click here to read more