Triad of Singers

Let me first explain my idea behind the title Triad of Singers. Usually a single playback singer sings all the songs for a particular character in a movie. There are instances where a couple of singers lent their voices for a single actor or actress. This is relatively common and usually doesn't evoke an interest …

(Part II) – Remembering Mubarak Begum

Welcome all the readers to the second and the final part of the series. I started the series on Mubarak Begum's 4th death anniversary, and the part focused on the solos. Today's part focuses on the duets or trios by Mubarak Begum. Her first duet was with Lata Mangeshkar for the film, Aaiye (1949). Lata …

(Part I) – Remembering Mubarak Begum

I was thinking about the post since last year. But the blog's anniversary which is on 16th July didn't allow me to do so. This time I decided to skip the anniversary celebration and concentrated on the Mubarak Begum post. I could get a lot of her interviews on YouTube and I also referred to …

दास्तान- ए – हाल – ए -दिल

It seems, this month I would get more opportunities for theme based song lists. And obviously I find it more interesting! I find the phrase ‘Haal e Dil’ enthralling. It's usually reserved for sad and soulful songs, though sometimes, songs are happy, romantic as well. It's actually nothing but what a person feels on a …

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