Tag Archives: Shree 420

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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Magic of Raj Kapoor and Shanker Jaikishen

The very mention of Raj Kapoor and Shanker Jaikishen conjures up images of beautiful scenes, dances, lighting and unforgettable songs. Raj Kapoor had a knack for mastering and getting the best from every aspect of filmmaking – story telling, drama … Continue reading

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