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Hindi movie music was predominanatly based on classical music during the first decade (viz 1930s). It was in early 1940s that Ghulam Haider introduced Punjabi Folk music based songs in “Khazaanchi” (1941). This paradigm shift was avidly lapped up by public and this paved the way for folk music based songs in Hindi movies. Ghulam Haider was followed by Naushad who introdced UP folk music in his compositions. That opened the floodgates and then we had different music directors composing songs based on folk music from different regions.
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“Rakshabandhan” (1976) was a Usha Productions movie. It was produced by K G Bhatt and directed by Shantilal Soni. The movie had Sachin, Sarika, Dulari, Meena.T., Jalal Agha, Lalita Pawar, Satyajeet, Nazir Hussain, P.Jairaj etc in it.
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Today (5 september) is the death anniversary of D D Kashyap (1910- 5 september 1988).
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“Ardhaangini” (1959) was a Mars and Movies production movie. It was directed by Ajit Chakraborty. The movie had Meena Kumari, Raj Kumar, Gopi Krishna, Durga Khote, Praveen Paul, Agha, Shobha Khote, Raja, Shivraj, Naaz, Jeevankala etc in it.
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“Baaraat” (1960) was a K Amarnath Production movie. It was produced and directed by K Amarnath. The movie had Ajit, Shakila, Pratima Devi, Salim, Murad, Mukri etc in it.
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“Sabse Bada Rupaiyya” (1976) was a Balaji Kalamandir Production. It was produced by Mehmood and directed by S Ramnathan. The movie had Mahmood, Vinod Mehra, Moushumi Chatterjee, Farida Jalal, Jeevan, Sulochana Latkar, Nivedita, Madhu, ChandraShekhar, Agha, Mukri, Sunder, Randhir, Asit Sen, Keshto Mukherjee,
Anwar Ali, Sheikh, Bhushan Tiwari, Babban, Nausir Khatau, Janki Das, Polson,Mulchand, Amir Ali, Narbada Shankar, Ghosh, Saigal, Chavan, Chand, Somender, Parikh, Badshah, Rachna etc in it.
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“Shimla Road” (1969), a Jugal Productions movie directed by Jugal Kishore is an archtypical B grade movie. It had Dev Kumar,Sarita, K N Singh,Maruti, Hiralal, Leela Misra, Murad, Mehmood Junior, Kundan etc in it.
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Sunday, 14th August 2011 brought us the sad news that Shammi Kapoor was no more. We knew that Shammi Kapoor needed dialysis three times a week and he was wheelchair bound for years, and that he was 79 years old, still this news that came as a shock.
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This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.

Think of a music director from Punjab, preparing music for a film whose story is set in Bombay. And one of the songs is based on the local folk dance of Maharashtra. And guess what you will get? A Lavani based song spiced with exclamations of ‘haishaa’. And if you don’t believe me, well just go ahead and listen to this wonderful folk dance song from the 1957 film Miss Bombay. (NOTE: ‘haishaa’ is an exclamation that is used often in Punjabi folk songs.).
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“Ek Sapera Ek Lutera” (1965) is a movie starring Feroz Khan and Kumkum. This is a B grade movie and like most B grade movies it had some awesome songs in it. The most well known song from this movie is Ham tumse judaa hoke mar jaayenge ro ro ke

Here is another song from this movie. I became aware of this song only just now and this song haq quickly grown up on me.
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