Lata with Lesser Known Composers (II)

I started the series, on Lata Mangeshkar's 90th birthday last month. The list of composers became very long and I couldn't come up with the second part last week. I needed time to collect the information and to decide about the names to include. Today, I'm presenting the second part of the series, having fifteen …

Lata with Lesser Known Composers (I)

Today let's celebrate Lata Mangeshkar's 90th Birthday! I was struggling with the topic. Her musical life has so many aspects,I didn't know what to do. I had thought of her associations with popular composers. It certainly was a good idea but I wanted to do something different and suddenly there it was, her association with …

Khayyam and Asha Bhosle

(Celebrating Asha Tai's 86th Birthday, by remembering her association with Khayyam) Great composer of Hindi cinema, Khayyam passed away on the 19th August 2019. He was one of the legendary composers of Hindi cinema, and would always be remembered for his songs throughout the Golden Era and in 70s-80s as well. In fact he was …

The Classical Music Giants Contribute to Hindi Cinema – V

Last month I posted the fourth part of this series, which actually was a supplement to the original series. Some readers were surprised to see a fourth part. Those who were not surprised then, let me surprise them with the fifth and finally the final part of the series. AK ji (from the blog, SoY) …