तेरा नाम लिया……

200th post on the blog It's a big achievement for me to present my 200th post on the blog and I am proud to achieve this landmark. I thank the readers and of course my family for their constant support and encouragement. And to celebrate the occasion I'm going to present a song list based …

(Part 7) Boat Songs

So far I've covered boat songs under various categories. But there were songs which were kept aside as 'not fitting' into any particular category. I tried to sort that list into subcategories to present for today's post. I want to call it atypical boat songs or Miscellaneous Boat Songs Some of the songs were also …

Panchhi Bawra – Remembering Khursheed Bano

Khursheed Bano was one of the beautiful singer actresses of Hindi cinema. She was very popular in her heyday. She was indeed very beautiful and obviously a talented singer. It would sound strange but acting was her first love. And when she joined films, the actors had to sing for themselves whether they could sing …

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 …

1948 – Lata Mangeshkar

Last month I started the series based on a yearly review of Hindi film songs by Lata Mangeshkar. Last post wasn't a planned one and featured her first Hindi film songs as a playback singer. As a result, I missed Lata's first duet with Rafi, Chal Ho Gayi Taiyar, which was for the film, Shadi …

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