Lata Mangeshkar sings with Music Directors

On Lata Mangeshkar's first death anniversary, I started a new series based on Lata's duets (or others as the case might be) with lesser known playback singers, composers and actors. On 6th February 2023, I published the first part that covered Lata's duets with lesser known male playback singers. Today I'll present the second part …

1950 – Lata Mangeshkar

After covering the initial three years of her career, let's have a look at her songs from the year 1950. I was a little taken aback after looking at the total number of songs in 1950, it's around 20 songs lesser (140+) than the previous year (160+). The solos outnumbered the duets with the ratio …

(Part 3) Female Dance Duets

(The Stage Performances) Before I start today's post, I want to thank you all for encouraging me with your kind words of appreciation. There have been suggestions about the future parts as well. I'm working on it. I just want to state my perception of the title of the post. For me it includes the …

(Part – II) Remembering the Mesmerizing Voice – Amirbai Karnataki

I welcome the readers to the second and final part of the series. Today we will have a look at the duets and other songs by Amirbai Karnataki. Majority of the songs on the list are duets. Before we go to the song list, let me tell you about the tragedy in Amirbai's life. She …

Hindi songs featuring Umbrella

Last monsoon, I had a song list with songs picturised in the rain. This time around, I thought something a bit different for monsoon, and anyway, it's too late for a rain song list ! But what exactly would be that 'different' thing? I let it simmer at the back of my mind. Then one …

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