Happy Birthday Lata Didi

Lata Mangeshkar is one of the most talented, versatile and most popular and acclaimed playback singer of India. Her voice is considered as one of the finest voices for playback. Her career spanning over more than five decades, has offered us a song for every occasion. We have smiled with her songs, sobbed with it, …

Asha sings for Madan Mohan – II

Last week, I presented solos of Asha Bhosle with Madan Mohan. Continuing the same thread, I'm presenting today the concluding part of my post. I will present an overview of their association along with the duets and trios or quadruples of Asha Tai, under his music direction. As I mentioned in last post, her association …

Asha sings for Madan Mohan – I

Some singer-composer combinations prove so eternal that we tend to ignore other associations of that composer. This is literally true for Madan Mohan, whose association with Lata Mangeshkar is always much talked about. Right from their first film together, the combination clicked and till his death, blessed us with immortal melodies. But his associations with …

‘Heroine teasing Hero’ songs

A few months back, I had a song list with the phrase 'Dil Lagana'. There was a song from Badtameez on the list, where Sadhna along with her friends teases Shammi Kapoor and gives him a hard time. That song put the idea in my mind about collecting songs on this theme. (I later realized, …