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 …

Na Yeh Chand Hoga – Remembering S H Bihari

(Remembering S H Bihari on his 36th death anniversary) It's been more than six months now that I published a post on a lyricist. A post based on S H Bihari's songs was planned last year itself, but I couldn't execute it. So this year I was keen to complete it. S H Bihari was …

Mehfil completes 4 years!

Today I'm ecstatic as my blog turns four. I can't believe it's been four years and this is my 165th post. Quite an achievement for me. Before I begin today's post, let me extend my gratitude to my family, including my eight year old daughter and my sister, Anagha. All of them help me directly …

The Unrivaled Poet Kaifi Azmi – II

Last week, we had a look at Kaifi's songs with three of the composers, those could be said to have a long and successful association with him. But he has worked with nearly all the composers, right from S D Burman, with whom he started the Hindi film career, to Ghulam Mohammad, to Laxmikant Pyarelal. …

Bharat Vyas – The Prolific Lyricist – III

We have reached the third & the final part of the series (Did I hear a sigh of relief?) It was a wonderful experience going through the career of legendary lyricist, Pandit Bharat Vyas. It was very unfortunate and total injustice to remember him or label him for mythological or historical films only. He has …

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