Atul’s Song A Day- A choice collection of Hindi Film & Non-Film Songs

Archive for the ‘“ornament” song’ Category

“Sitaara” (1980) was a Sunandini Pictures production.It was produced by Mallikarjuna Rao and directed by Meraaj. The movie had Mithun Chakraborthy, Zarina Wahaab, Kanhaiyalal, Suresh Chatwal, MacMohan, Paintal, Dinesh Thakur, T P Jain, Yunus Parwaiz, Mumtaz Shanti, Pathak, Kishore Kapoor, Bhooshan Banmali, Radha Swamy, Prakash Raghuvanshi, Kabira, Mallik, Agha, Jalal Agha etc in it.
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This article is written by nahm, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.

Here is another song from the film “Laila Majnu”. This is also a Lata-Rafi duet, composed by Madan Mohan. Lyrcist is Saahir Ludhianvi. This must be the most popular song from the film. And for once the songs composed by Madan Mohan were more to the tastes of the masses rather than the classes. This may have been in accordance with the theme and setting of the film, this being a period film, if not historical. Even if this is the sixth song to appear in the blog, the songs of the film are not yet done. There are three more songs that remain to be discussed.
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“Rajdhani”(1956) is a by now forgotten movie. This movie had actors like Sunil Dutt,Nimmi, Johny Walker,Durga Khote,Purnima,Naaz,Tiwari etc in it. This N C Films movie was directed by Naresh Saigal.
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I could have sworn that I had this category called “Jhumka” song in this blog, but I was wrong. I had “ghunghroo” catgory, but not “jhumka” category which is clearly an oversight on my part.
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I have been posting the songs of “Phagun” (1958) these days. In this series, here is the 8th song from this movie.
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One of the most lovable category of songs are those that I call “mental massage” category. These are basically sweet, melodious songs with simple lyrics and minimal music that do not tax one’s mental faculties and make one feel relaxed .
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In Bollywood,one actor usually sings in the voice of one playback singer, and in case another actor has to sing, voice of another singer is used for that.
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Many of the songs that I have posted in this blogs are songs about which I had no knowledge. It is my more knowledgeable readers who gave me farmaish for these songs. And I located the links for these songs and posted them here.
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This was a wonderful “paayaliya” song from “Jugnu” (1973), before the newer “paayaliya ” song came up two decades later in “Deewaana” (1992).
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“Deewaana” (1992) was a movie starring Rishi Kapoor with newcomers Divya Bharti and Shahrukh Khan. One attraction of the movie was its songs.
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This blog discusses Bollywood songs of yesteryears. Every song has a brief description, followed by a video link, and complete lyrics of the song.

This is a labour of love, where "new" songs are added every day, and that has been the case for more than seven years. This blog has over 11800 song posts by now.

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