Tag Archives: Lata Mangeshkar

Lively songs from Naushad

Naushad’s music has many dimensions. Over the years, people have associated his music with classical base, purity and of course, chart busting popularity. Indian film music encompasses several genres. However, two genres stand out as dominant pillars (among others) in … Continue reading

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The best of S D Burman, the charming ‘Dada’

Sachin Dev Burman (Dada) brought a unique style of composition to Hindi film music. It was said that in his early years as a composer in Mumbai, he was in a market when he heard songs being played on a … Continue reading

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Top 3 composers of the golden era in Indian film music – part 3

In top 3 composers of the golden era – part 1, I featured Naushad’s immense contribution to the purist style of composition. In top 3 composers of the golden era – part 2, I showcased the soulful and mesmerizing style … Continue reading

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Lata melodies – top 20 from Kalyanji Anandji

All of us are lucky to have heard and seen Lata Mangeshkar – the legend. Her range, strength, sweetness and flexibility of voice have made her the queen of hindi film music. When you hear Lata, you sometimes feel that … Continue reading

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