Asha Bhosle’s ‘Overshadowed Songs’

Before I start, let's wish Asha Tai a very happy 89th birthday and many more years of healthy life. I've been posting a Asha Bhosle song list on her birthday for the last four years. And I had not thought of a theme for this year. Last month, when I was compiling for Raja Mehdi …

Ek Din Hum Ko Yaad Karoge – Remembering Raja Mehdi Ali Khan

Earlier this month, I published a post on a rarely remembered lyricist, Asad Bhopali. I was planning a post on Raja Mehdi Ali Khan for a long time. Last year I'd planned it, but at the last moment I cancelled the plan and instead went for duets of Rafi and Geeta Dutt. So I was …

Ae Nargis e Mastana – Remembering Sadhana

Let me begin by wishing all the readers a merry Christmas. Whenever I think of my favourite Hindi film heroines, Sadhana Shivdasani, popularly known by her first name, Sadhana, is among the top three names. (The other names include, Madhubala, Nutan, Meena Kumari with the latter two sharing second position jointly). There's an interesting coincidence …

Asha sings for Madan Mohan – I

Some singer-composer combinations prove so eternal that we tend to ignore other associations of that composer. This is literally true for Madan Mohan, whose association with Lata Mangeshkar is always much talked about. Right from their first film together, the combination clicked and till his death, blessed us with immortal melodies. But his associations with …

Hindi Songs with ‘Anokhe Bol’

I was thinking about this post for a long time. It slipped my mind for a while, until I came across its rough write up last week. This post is a nostalgia for my father's generation, who used to listen to a program called, 'अनोखे बोलवाले गीत' on Radio Ceylon. The songs played in that …

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