(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 …

Remembering Talat Mahmood

I was thinking about a post on Talat Mahmood songs for a long time. The singer was crowned as a King of Ghazals, with a number of soulful ghazals, both film and non film, to his credit. His expressive voice with its characteristic quiver was actually very apt for such songs. Though he has sung …

Remembering Kedar Sharma

(A tribute to Kedar Sharma, on his 20th Death Anniversary) Kedar Sharma or Kidar Sharma (as he was popularly known) was a well known film producer and director, who has a number of films to his credit. He was the one, who gave break to famous names of Hindi cinema. The names include Raj Kapoor, …

Snehal Bhatkar – A Tribute

In the history of Hindi films, many people had pseudonyms & got so popular that their original name was forgotten. My post today talks about a song composer, who took a pseudonym and no one recognizes him by his real name any longer. I'm talking about Snehal Bhatkar. With his very much simple attire, white …