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Atul Song-A-Day 10K Song Milestone Celebrations – 35
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In our series of introduction posts, now we reach a very special person indeed ! Formally named Greta Kaemmer, she is known to us all as just Memsaab.
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This article is written by Sadanand Kamath, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.

FARIYAAD (1964) was produced and directed by Kidar Sharma under the banner of Show People. Ashok Sharma ( son of Kidar Sharma) and Zeb Rahman (also known as Preetibala) were in the lead roles with Ashok Kumar, Achala Sachdev, Dilip Dutt and Tuntun in the supporting roles. I remember to have read the reports in some of the film magazines at that time about propping up of Preetibala (Zeb Rahman) as another Madhubala in the making taking advantage of the resemblance of her face with that of Madhubala.
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This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.

A lovely and endearing song – a song that I encountered just today for the first time. Sometimes, well not only sometimes, but quite often, some of the songs by Asha Bhosle, give you a sudden surprise – oh OK, so it is Asha. On first hearing in passing, if one did not know the singer’s name, the mind would not easily pick out Asha ji’s name as the singer. Yes, a very soft, a very humble, and a very mellow composition.
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I have posted a couple of songs from “Aan” (1952) in this blog, but this song was not one of them.
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Here is another superb Rafi song. This song is from a 1966 movie called “Gaban”. Though it is a very well known song, but for some reason its video is not available, and the few clips available show school / college albums with this song playing in the background. Here is this song without such irritants and with the photo of Rafi instead.
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