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Bells and Whistles

“Bells and Whistles” is a popular English idiom. It means extra or fancy add-ons. For example, we often say “this phone or computer comes with many bells and whistles”; meaning a lot of extra features that may not be really … Continue reading

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Kalyanji-Anandji, the immortal duo

My earlier posts on Kalyanji-Anandji (see Kalyanji-Anandji in categories to your right) covered 5 different dimensions of their music. In this post, I will summarize notable films, songs, achievements and key recognitions that highlight their versatile talent. I will also … 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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Kalyanji-Anandji’s gems with Mukesh

No account of Bollywood’s musical greats can be complete without mention of the legendary composers, Kalyanji-Anandji. Mukesh, the singing stalwart, forged a strong bond with these two composers. Kalyanji-Anandji’s gems with Mukesh are many and this post highlights some of … Continue reading

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