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Archive for the ‘“Degree” song’ Category

This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.

Trying to think of all other songs on the Hindi screen that contain the names of the educational degrees and qualifications. How far back do you think this trend goes ? Well, all the way back to 1936, to the time of Saigal Saab. The film ‘Krorepati (The Millionaire)’ has a duet by Saigal Saab and Pahadi Sanyal –‘Jo Naukri Dilaa De, BA Dilaane Waale’ . Then the next one that I can locate is ‘Hum Se Nain Milaanaa BA Pass Kar Ke’ , a Madan Mohan / Raja Mehndi Ali Khan creation sung by Mukesh and Shamshad Begum in 1950. Then in 1954, the Kishore, Usha Kiran film ‘Adhikaar’ has a song ‘BA MA PhD’ created by Prem Dhawan and Avinash Vyas, and sung by Asha Bhosle. Then fast forward to 1971 and the path-breaking film by Gulzar, ‘Mere Apne’. And the song – ‘Haal Chaal Thheek Thhaak Hai’. The second line of the mukhdaa of this song goes like ‘BA Kiyaa Hai, MA Kiyaa; Lagtaa Hai Wo Bhi Aiwen Kiyaa Hai’.
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Here is yet another song about whose existence I was totally ignorant. And what a superb song it is ! It is from the movie “Adhikaar” (1954) from which I have already posted an equally awesome song ( “kamaata hoon bahut kuch” sung by Kishore Kumar and Geeta Dutt).
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