Yeh Kaisi Ajab Dastan Ho Gayi – Remembering Suraiya

Suraiya, the queen nightingale of Hindi cinema, was a charmingly beautiful lady and an excellent singer of her times. Her fans were used to waiting for hours just to catch her glimpse, near her home at Krishna Mahal, Marine Drive, Mumbai. Her stardom and huge fan following made her the highest paid actress in her …

(Part I) Songs with ‘Train Rhythm’

First of all, let me thank all the readers for responding positively and energetically to the theme. It encouraged me a lot. As it was a commonplace theme, I was a little hesitant, but still I decided to go for it. As I have already pointed out, the songs which are picturised on a running …

(Part – III) Anil Biswas – The Maestro

Our battle against covid-19 continues as the cases in India and in Maharashtra increase day by day. It's a difficult time. But united we stand. Let's all take precautions, follow safety measures and support the nation. We all need a bit of cheering up. A distraction from the stress. I hope to do that today …

My Favourite Lullaby Songs

Lullaby songs always form a significant & popular part of Hindi film songs. I think, one of the first popular lullby songs from a Hindi movie is 'So Ja Rajkumari So Ja' sung by K L Saigal from Zindagi-1940 (Music by Pankaj Malik). The song is still considered to be an ultimate lori by old …

Rekha's Sousaphone

"Geet, beet, bazao baajaa!"

Trivia

The spice of life

Evergreen Indian film music

Great film music and great music directors

Conversations Over Chai

A Journey Through Golden Era Of Hindi Film Music

Songs Of Yore

A Journey Through Golden Era Of Hindi Film Music

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