Watch Lata Mangeshkar's musical tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee: 'Than gayi maut se....' (Twitter)
The demise of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has triggered sadness among people across the globe. The great politico was not only respected by his party workers but his ideologies were cherished by all party lines. His spectacular personality garnered him much admiration from the Bollywood fraternity.
Bollywood’s legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar has lent her voice to a famous poem written by Atal Bihari Vajpayee ‘Than Gayi Maut Se Than Gayi’.
The beautiful song is now trending on YouTube and people cannot stop admiring the soulful voice of Lata Mangeshkar weaved with the compassionate words of Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
"In understanding the lives of great men, I found that their victory was over themselves. The one person who reflected this was Atalji," says Lata Mangeshkar.
"His evolved and spiritual appreciation of the two most profound realities of life and death put him at peace with himself. He very gracefully embraced the harsh realities and rose above them. An unparalleled leader but to me, he will always be my ‘Dadda’.In his memory, I humbly bow down’’, she added.