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“Lakshmi Narayan” (1951) was directed by N Bhatt for Basant Pictures. This movie had Mahipal, Meena Kumari, Babu Raje, Dalpat, B. M. Vyas, Vasantrao Pahelwan, S. N. Tripathi, Amarnath etc in it.
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This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.

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The Many Colors of Love #5 – Blossoming Emotions of Adolescence
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And so wrote the scribe. . .

“Reshma Jawaan Ho Gayee, Haaye Reshma Jawaan Ho Gayee”
(‘Mom Ki Gudiya’, 1973)

Ah, good to be back, and sincere apologies to all who may be wondering after all why does he start something and then seem to disappear. In simple words, not trying to make it sound like an excuse – personal bandwidth constraints and some higher priority write ups that must be done. This promised series took a back seat for many reasons. After having a start in late May, so far just four episodes appeared in the series, and then came a long hiatus. But now, getting back to it again. It needs to be put in words. For more than one reasons.
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“Kaajal” (1948) was a Ratan Pictures production. It was directed by M Sadiq. The movie had Suraiya, Jayant, Gope, Sharda, Ram Kamlani, Cuckoo, Wasti, Amir Banu etc in it.
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This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.

Ganesh Sharma, the prodigious composer and the creator of melodies of everlasting memories. Pick up any film done by him, any song created by him, and as you listen, and if you are not aware of the identity of the music director, you will surely wonder who would it be, the creator of such a lovely melody. Somehow, the combination of the tones, the octaves and the emphases make the tunes created by this hugely talented musician simply touch a very endearing nerve, and the heart simply wants to sing along with the flow of the song.
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This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.

Greetings to Simmi Grewal on her birthday today (17th October).

Simmi ji, known to be one of the best dressed ladies in the industry, always appearing in very simple attire, yet very elegant, just the way she carries herself. Her preference for white has earned her the nickname of “Lady in the White”.
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I have discussed as many as nine songs from “Nastik” (1954) and I have yet to run out of songs to discuss from this movie !

Here is another song from this movie. This is a “growing up” genre of thing. Nalini Jaiwant is reaching pubery and she is developing the tender feelings of the feelings of love and attraction towards of other gender. The feelings of a girl thus growing up has been expressed beautifully in this song which is penned by Pradeep. Lata is the singer and music is composed by C Ramchandra.
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“Aanchal” (1960) is a movie that had Ashok Kumar, Nirupa Roy,Nanda, Sudesh Kumar, Seema Deo etc in it. This movie had some nice songs in it and I have discussed as many as four songs from this movie so far.
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If you rely upon most sites for knowing about the movie “Chaand”(1944), the only information you may come across is that this movie had Shashikala in it. The fact that Shashikala at that time was only 11 years old is obviously lost on these sites.
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“Bilwamangal” (1954) is a movie that was made on the life of the blind poet of middle ages, namely Surdas, and the title role of Surdas was played by K C Dey, who himself was blind, just like Surdas.
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In Hindi movies, Kids are supposed to be a straight line extention of grown ups, so they are shown behaving like grown ups. Lead actors who are shown in love with each other in their grown up age are shown to be in love with each other even in their childhood in case their childhood is depicted in the movie.
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