C Ramchandra – The 50s (Part II)

Celebrating the 100th post on my blog. Today I'm presenting the fourth part of 'C Ramchandra' series. I will highlight his films from 1956- 1960. In comparison to the previous half of the decade, where he had thirty films to his credit, the last half had only sixteen. The percentage of hit songs or popular …

C Ramchandra – The 50s (Part I)

Let's celebrate Chitalkar's 102nd birthday with his songs from the 1950s. He has a large chunk of films from the 1950s. For convenience, I have divided the decade in two parts. Today's part will cover 1951 to 1955, with around 30 films to consider. That means six films per year on average. This is really …

C Ramchandra – The 1940s

(C Ramchandra : 12th January 1918 to 5th January 1982) Welcome to the second part of the series. It's his 37th Death Anniversary today and he surely deserves to be remembered. In today's post, let's take a look at the early years and the first decade of his career, the 1940s. Born on 12th January …

Mehfil celebrates ‘C Ramchandra’ Month!

Let me first wish all the readers and well wishers, a very happy and prosperous new year 2020. May all your wishes come true and let it be a healthy and safe year for all. My blog recently completed two and a half years. In these years I tried to cover many stalwarts and some …

Shades of The Moon

I had thought of a post based on the moon songs, a few months back. But it was incomplete and then I got completely busy with Lata Mangeshkar posts. Though I wrote a couple of posts in between, I was completely dedicated to Lata Mangeshkar posts. Last month end, when its fifth part was published, …

Lata with Lesser Known Composers (V)

I was thinking of the fifth part as the last part of the series. But interestingly enough, I still have a list of composers. So I can't call today's part as the last part. But I'll wait for a while and think about the next part later. We are taking an overview of Lata's journey …

Lata with Lesser Known Composers (IV)

It's time now for the fourth part of the series, based on Lata's association with lesser known composers. So far I've covered forty two composers. In today's post, I'm dealing with twelve more. I just wish to repeat the same thing once again, the series is designed keeping in mind, the general music lovers, who …