Tag Archives: Saheli

Sweet melodies with flute

The violin was perhaps the most frequently used instrument (apart from the mandatory tabla, bongos or other percussion instruments) in Indian films from the 1940s to the early 70s. The Flute will perhaps come a close second to the violin … Continue reading

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Kalyanji-Anandji’s gems with Mukesh

No account of Bollywood’s musical greats can be complete without mention of the legendary composers, Kalyanji-Anandji. Kalyanji-Anandji, the grocers turned music composers, started their musical journey in the late 50s with the film, Samrat Chandragupt. Initially, the elder of the … Continue reading

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