Rabindranath Tagore changed the face of music and literature in Bengal. An ingenious writer and composer, he has written and composed an epic of about 2,230 songs. Popularly known as Rabindra Sangeet or Tagore songs, these songs have become a part of our musical heritage.
It is extremely difficult to pick only ten songs from such a bevy of melody. We have made a list of our favourite Rabindra sangeet. Let us know your favourite songs of Rabindranath Tagore in the comments.
Some of the unforgettable Rabindra Sangeet songs
# Alo Amar Alo Ogo
Alo Amar Alo Ogo has been one of the most beautiful songs of Rabindranath Tagore ever. The words are deep and touch our heart.
This Rabindra sangeet has been sung numerous times by great artists. Listen to this song again in the graceful voice of Indrani Sen.
# Amar Sonar Harin Chai
How many times do we run after things that do not matter, this Rabindra sangeet reminds us again. In Amar Sonar Harin Chai Rabindranath Tagore musically narrates and teaches us. His lyrics and music prove again what a genius he really was.
Listen to this song again in the voice of Uttam Kumar. Although the recording remains a bit unfinished, this rare clip was released by The Megaphone Company as a tribute.
# Amaro Porano Jaha Chay
This song of Rabindranath Tagore expresses what our hearts have always wanted to say. This time listen it in the dreamy voice of Srikanto Acharya.
# Ami Chini Go Chini
Kishore Kumar singing this Rabindra sangeet through Soumitra Chattopadhyay’s lips was like the icing on the cake in Charulata. The magic of Rabindranath Tagore and Satyajit Ray have Ami Chini Go Chini in Bengali art and cinema.
# Bhalobashi Bhalobashi
Music lovers have heard this Rabindra sangeet perhaps a hundred times. This time listen to a beautiful version in the lips of Kavita Krishnamurti.
# Bhalobeshe Shokhi
If you have had a hard day, this melody of Rabindranath Tagore will take all your tiredness away. Listen to this Rabindra sangeet in Jayati Chakaraborty’s voice.
# Chokher Aloy Dekhe Chilem
This Rabindra sangeet never goes old. Enjoy it once again in the voice of Indrani Sen.
# Ekla Cholo Re
This song of Rabindranath Tagore is enough to fuel the hearts of millions. It has been sung hundreds of times by various artists. Here it is again in the voice of Shreya Ghoshal.
# Ektuku Chowa Lage
This Rabindra sangeet reminds us why Rabindranath Tagore was an extraordinary artist. Hear this song in the voice of Srikanta Acharya.
# Je Chilo Amar Swapono Charini
Life is full of love and heartbreaks and who better to express it than the maestro himself! Take a dip in the touching Rabindra sangeet again.
Music is a universal language and the songs of Rabindranath Tagore have touched hearts around the globe. Please share these beautiful Rabindra sangeet with your friends and music lovers to make their day special.