(Part 4) Female Dance Duets

(Public performances other than stage dances) Welcome to the fourth part of the series of Female Dance Duets. I've enjoyed finding out about dances at the Royal Court, Mujra duets and dance duets presented as a stage performance. Throughout the series, some of you have suggested some songs, or more situations and scenarios. AKji from …

(Part 1) Female Dance Duets

(Dances in the Royal Court) I am sure I am not alone when I say one of the interesting aspects of Hindi film music is female dance duets. The segment seems very fascinating. In the 1950s - 60s, it was at the peak. Historical films, B grade action movies, and fantasy films almost always featured …

Usha Mangeshkar – II

Today, I will present the duets sung by Usha Mangeshkar with various singers. If we take a look at her songs, in the 70s & 80s, she has sung many trios & even quadruples with Rafi, Kishore Kumar & Lata Mangeshkar or more so with Asha Bhosle. In those songs, anyone hardly gets a separate …

Asha sings for Madan Mohan – II

Last week, I presented solos of Asha Bhosle with Madan Mohan. Continuing the same thread, I'm presenting today the concluding part of my post. I will present an overview of their association along with the duets and trios or quadruples of Asha Tai, under his music direction. As I mentioned in last post, her association …

Chitragupt- A Tribute

Chitragupt is one of my most favourite music directors from the golden era! I am a huge fan of his simple but very sweet and melodious songs. He was born on 16th November 1917 {We are celebrating his birth centenary year} in Karmaini (Now in Gopalganj District) in Bihar. Chitragupt was one of the highly …