Did you know: Atal Bihari Vajpayee was also a poet

August 16, 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the former Indian PM who passed away in New Delhi on Thursday, was not only a politician but also a prolific poet.

He wrote a number of songs for the Indian music industry and his ghazals were sung by Indian legends, including Jagjit Singh and Lata Mageshkar.

Here are some of his beautiful songs:

  • Kya Khoya Ft Shahrukh Khan
  • Jhuki Na Alken
  • Unki Yaad Karen
  • Aao Phir Se Diya Jalaye
  • Aao Mann Ki Gathein Khole
  • Door Kahin Koi Rota Hai
  • Jeevan Ki Dhalne Lagi Hai Sanjh