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

Archive for October 2010

This post is written by Raja, a regular contributor of posts to this blog and a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movies and its music

In the history of Hindi film songs – and we are talking then about several thousand songs – there have been a few really, really, REALLY popular ones. There have been many very good ones but as we know, not all good songs end up being popular with the masses. One need look no further than many of Manna Dey’s songs which were of extremely high quality but whose popularity was largely limited to the classes, not the masses.
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When I post songs in this blog, the easiest part is to find the song to post. I mostly stumble upon songs on youtube or dailymotion and decide to post the song. Sometimes, while posting songs based on farmaishes, I find that locating songs become the most difficult part, in case the song is an obscure song.
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I am not much aware about this movie called “Insaan Jaag Uthaa” (1959). I just found out that this movie had Sunil Dutt and Madhubala in lead roles. I was not aware that these two had acted together in a movie.
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I just realised that today 31st october is S D Burman’s death anniversary.He was born on the first of october, 1906 and he died on 31st of october 1975.
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This blog is over two years old now. In these two years, we have passed many milestones. By now, this blog has over 3100 songs. Recently the blog clocked one million visits, which is not bad for a non professional blog like this.
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“Akeli Mat Jaiyya” (1963) is a movie whose story line was as silly as they come. No, I have not watched this movie. This is what Raja told me about this movie.
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I had vaguely heard about this movie called “Mitti Mein Sona” (1960) but I have no idea what this movie is all about.
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“Sainyya”(1951) is one of the better known movies for which Sajjad Hussain composed music. It means that the songs of this movie are relatively easy to find. I in fact have already discussed as many as four songs from this movie.
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I have heard this song many a times, but I was not aware of any details about this song except the obvious one that the song is sung by Rafi.
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I was not aware of this movie called “Chaar Deewaari” (1961) but this is one movie that has nice songs in it.
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