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

Archive for April 2011

Beginning from 1944, Hindi movie industry have produced movies named “Dost” after every ten years. Thus we had movies called “Dost” in 1944, 1954, and 1974. We did not have a “Dost” in 1964, , though we had “Dosti” in 1964.
Read more on this topic…

“Aaraam” (1951) is a movie that starred Dev Anand and Madhubala. I have discussed five songs from this movie in the past.
Read more on this topic…

“Waaris” (1954) has lovely songs in it.I have discussed three songs from this movie in the past. Here is another song from this movie.
Read more on this topic…

“Taraanaa” (1951) is a movie starring Dilip Kumar and Madhubala. This movie, in addition to being a treat for movie goers was a treat for music lovers too. I in fact have already discussed as many as six songs from this movie.
Read more on this topic…

“Phir Wohi dil Laayaa Hoon” (1963) was a Shammi Kapoor style movie in which Joy Mukherji, a Shammi Kapoor clone had starred opposite Asha Parekh. this movie was a home production of Joy Mukherji’s family.
Read more on this topic…

This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie songs and a regular contributor to this blog.

Sheesh Mahal is a movie by Sohrab Modi from 1950. Sohrab Modi has presented a series of very powerful and very well made movies, which include both historical epics (Sikander, Pukar, Jhansi Ki Rani, Prithvi Vallabh, Mirza Ghalib, Nauserwan-e-Adil, Raaj Hatth etc.) and contemporary social dramas (Kundan, Meetthaa Zeher, Talaaq, Jailor etc.) Sheesh Mahal belongs to the latter category of his productions.
Read more on this topic…

I have discussed songs that are stage songs as well as songs that are mujra songs. Here is an interesting song that combines the two. Yes, this song is a stage mujra song. In other words,this song is a stage song where a mujra is presented after the curtain opens.
Read more on this topic…

Most of the song farmaishes that I get are in the blog, but sometimes I also get farmaishes for songs in my email inbox. Yesterday I received an e mail from Jeetendra Mistry, who requested me to discuss a song called ” Saawan aayaa baadal aaya ” from “Jaan Haazir Hai” (1975). He mentioned that this song, which is picturised on Urmila Bhatt, is a rare song which he is unable to find.
Read more on this topic…

I had mentioned that I was temporarily at a place where internet and for that matter even electricity was not guaranteed. Now,after pointing the fact out to the powers be, I find that the things are much better. Electricity is avaialble, because the generator set is being switched on in case of no electicity while earlier, people were too lazy to switch on the gen set, which is an essential item in these parts.
Read more on this topic…

“Gauhar” (1953) is an obscure movie with equally obscure songs. This movie was an All India Pictures production movie. It was directed by F H Hassan. The movie had Agha, Bina Ray, Cuckoo, Vijayalaxmi, Chanchal, Chaman Puri, Charlie etc in it.
Read more on this topic…

What is this blog all about

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 over FOURTEEN years. This blog has over 17500 song posts by now.

This blog is active and online for over 5000 days since its beginning on 19 july 2008.

Important Announcement

(© 2008 - 2023) The content of this site is copyrighted and it may not be reproduced elsewhere without prior consent from the site/ author of the content.

Total number of songs posts discussed


Number of movies covered in the blog

Movies with all their songs covered =1356
Total Number of movies covered=4710

Total visits so far

  • 15,730,737 hits

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,968 other subscribers


Bookmark and Share

Category of songs

Current Visitors

Historical dates

Blog Start date: 19 july 2008

Active for more than 5000 days.



visitors whereabouts



Music Blogs - BlogCatalog Blog Directory
%d bloggers like this: