Aayega Aanewala – Remembering Khemchand Prakash

I have been planning a post on Khemchand Prakash's songs for a couple of years. Last year I couldn't, so this year I made it sure not to miss it. Today on the occasion of his 72nd death anniversary, let's remember him by revisiting a few of his songs. Khemchand Prakash was born in 1907 …

1949 – Lata Mangeshkar

Last month when I started the yearly review of Lata Mangeshkar's songs, I was welcomed and adored by the readers. In addition to the comments on the post, some of the readers sent their responses on e-mail too. I'm thankful to all of them for their encouragement and good wishes. I was aware of the …

Sun Bairi Balam Sach Bol Re – Remembering Rajkumari Dubey

Let me first wish everyone a Happy Holi This year I had planned to publish posts based on songs of the female playback singers of the 40s. Last month I wrote about Zohrabai Ambalewali, this month is reserved for Rajkumari Dubey. There was yet another Rajkumari in the Hindi film industry. To avoid confusion, they …

Remembering Zohrabai Ambalewali

A post on Zohrabai Ambalewali's song was on my wish-list for a couple years now. But last year I missed the opportunity, and was very keen to grab it this year. I had thought of today's date, when I found another date mentioned as her death anniversary. A date that was already passed. I let …

Songs with a Surprise!

A few months back, I visited my cousin for a wedding. We had a lovely time and delightful memorable moments! All of us were enjoying the pre marriage functions and one day we started playing 'Antakshari'. During the competition, I started singing, 'Main Chali Main Chali', before I could finish those four words, the opposite …

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