1954 – Lata Mangeshkar

Continuing the yearly review of Lata Mangeshkar songs, I today present my favourites from the year 1954. Lata Mangeshkar was already ruling the recording rooms of all the major composers of Hindi cinema. She was the Queen of melody and all the composers were in awe of her voice. She was the favourite with the …

Special Duets

Last August Dustedoff published a post, 'Impossible duets'. In those songs the couple was far apart, not together physically. She compiled a song list 'in which the two characters shown singing the song are nowhere close enough for them to logically be able to sing a song together'. I have borrowed her own words here. …

Big B turns 80

Amitabh Bachchan is one of the most popular actors of Bollywood. He came into limelight as an angry young man in Zanjeer in 1973 and maintained the image for a couple of decades. He started with the K A Abbas directed 'Saat Hindustani' in 1969 and subsequently featured in Reshma Aur Shera which was directed …

A Mixed Bag

Science, Literature, Sports n more ............

Evergreen Indian film music

Great film music and great music directors

Rekha's Sousaphone

"Geet, beet, bajao baaja!"


The spice of life

Songs Of Yore

A Journey Through Golden Era Of Hindi Film Music

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