Jana Gana Mana – A. R. Rahman style

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Jana Gana Mana Adhinayaka Jaya He
Bharat Bhagya Vidhata
Punjab Sindh Gujarat Maratha
Dravida Utkala Banga
Vindhya Himachal Yamuna Ganga
Ucchala Jaladhi Taranga
Tubh Shubha Name Jage
Tubh Shubha Ashisha Mange
Gahe Tubh Jaya Gata
Jan Gan Mangaldayak Jay He
Bharat Bhagya Vidhata
Jaye He ! Jaye He ! Jaye He !
Jaye, Jaye, Jaye, Jaye He

Its over 6 minutes, but completely worth it. The national anthem of India done right by A. R. Rahman & Bharat Bala Productions and a whole crew of superstars, including:

Vocalists

  • D K Pattamal
  • Pandit Bhimsen Joshi
  • Lata Mangeshkar
  • Pandit Jasraj
  • Dr Balamuralikrishna
  • Jagjit Singh
  • Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty
  • Shobha Gurtu
  • Begum Parveena Sultana
  • Bhupen Hazarika
  • Ustad Rashid Khan
  • Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan
  • Smt. Shruti Sadolikar
  • Dr S P Balasubramaniam
  • Sudha Raghunathan
  • Asha Bhosle
  • Hariharan
  • Kavita Krishnamurthy
  • P Unnikrishnan
  • Nityashree
  • Saddiq Khan Langa
  • Ghulam Murtaza Khan
  • Ghulam Qadir Khan
  • Kaushiki Chakrabarty

Instrumentalists

  • Flute: Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia
  • Sarod: Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Amaan Ali Bangash, Ayaan Ali Bangash
  • Santoor: Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma, Rahul Sharma
  • Ghattam: Vikku Vinayakram, Uma Shankar
  • Mohan Veena: Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
  • Saxophone: Kadri Gopalnath
  • Chitraveena: Ravikiran
  • Veena: E Gayathri
  • Sarangi: Ustad Sultan Khan
  • Sitar: Pandit Kartick Kumar, Niladri Kumar
  • Violin: Kumaresh, Ganesh

Orchestra

  • Conductor: K. Srinivas Murthy
  • Cello: Ramsekar, R K Vijayandran, Bidyur Khayal
  • Tympany: Kumar, Karthikeyan
  • Violin: M Kalyanasundaram, Jerry Fernandes, Cyril Fernandes, R Joseph, K Murali, B J Chandru, B Balu, Murali, Dinakar, Rex Isaac, Debu Ashish, PJ Sebastian, P S Ramachandran
  • Mridangam: D A Srinivas
  • Harp: R Visweswaran
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