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

Archive for September 2009

“Akeli Mat Jaiyyo” (1963) was one of those movies that failed at the box office despite boasting of names like Rajendra “Jubilee” Kumar and Meena Kumari. Madan Mohan yet again had the mortification of watching his music go down the drain because his songs from this movie failed to take off as a result of the failure of 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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“Sangdil” (1952) is a movie that had Dilip Kumar and Madhubala in lead roles. This movie was a musical blockbuster, going the quality of its music.
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“Ek Dil Sau Afsaane” (1963) was a movie starring Raj Kapoor and Waheeda Rehman. It had the usual musical team of Raj Kapoor.
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“Qaidi no 911” (1959) was a “B grade” movie in the sense that it was an action thriller and it had Sheikh Mukhtar as action hero. When I say it was a B grade movie, I mean no disrespect. In fact, I think movies like this with Sheikh Mukhtar as hero were as good as the A grade action movies of 1970s. Yes, action movies had begun to be regarded as A grade by 1970s.
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I am aware that “April Fool” (1964) had some great songs. But even I was not aware of this song.
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Dattaram is one of the “lesser” music directors who could becounted upon to compose great music every time he got an opportunity to work as an independent music director.
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We all know that Shammi Kapoor married Geeta Bali in 1950s, but did he work with her in any movies the way his nephews (Randhir Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor) worked in movies with their wives ? I am told that “Mujrim” (1958) was one such movie.
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The movie “Masoom” (1960) is known for the immortal song “Naani teri morni ko mor le gaye”.
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Bollywood movies and Indian Railways are two of the major unifying factors for this vast nation of India. And these two often come face to face. We have people sitting in railway trains and singing songs (ask beggars on local trains) and on the other hand we have movies depicting songs sung in trains.
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