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Archive for May 2012

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

I learnt only now on visiting this blog that today (31st may) is the death anniversary of Anil Biswas. On this occasion, I am putting together a very quick post for this blog, meant as a tribute to him.
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“Waaris” (1954) was a Minerva Movietone production. It was directed by Nitin Bose. The movie had Talat Mehmood, Suraiyya, Jagdish Sethi, Nadira, Sadat Ali, Meheli Modi, Yakub, Achla Sachdev, Roopmala etc in it.
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This article is written by Sadanand Kamath, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.

I had heard popular songs from ‘Kismet’ (1943) in my childhood. But it took another two decades for me to know that Anil Biswas composed those immortal songs. It was during one of the sittings in my friend’s house sometime in early 70s when I listened for the first time a song from ‘Taraana’ ( 1951)- seene me sulagte hain armaan that I came to know of him as music director. Subsequently,I heard many of his songs from films of 40s and 50s and I started liking those songs. It took me another four decades to know about Anil Biswas’s detailed profile and filmography by which time I realised that he was an institution by himself.
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This article is written by Shekhar Gupta, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog.

Feroza Begum was the better-half of the famed music director Kamal Dasgupta who composed many Bangla movie and private songs and some unforgettable Hindi ones too – in particular for Jawab (1942) and Hospital (1943) which numbers are very much availableon this blog.
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A few regulars of this blog were recently wondering if Hindi movies have got a song where a daughter pays her last respects to her father who is leaving for his heavenly abode.
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“Aaya Saawan Jhoom Ke” (1969) was produced by J Omprakash and directed by Raghunath Jhalani. The movie had Dharmendra, Asha Parekh, Bindu, Aruna Irani, Sunder, Ravindra Kapoor, Jalal Agha, Nazir Hussain, Rajendranath, Nirupa Roy, Laxmi Chhaya, Shivraj, Naaz, Dulari etc in it.
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“Bhaagam Bhaag” (1956) was a light hearted comedy movie. It was produced and directed by Bhagwan. The movie had Kishore Kumar, Bhagwan, Smriti Biswas, Badri Prasad, Shashikala, Kumkum, Tiwari etc in it. In this movie, everyone played characters who were named the same as their actual names. For instance, Kishore Kumar played a character named Kishore and Bhagwan played a character named Bhagwan.
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“Do Raaste”(1970) is a well known movie because this movie had Rajesh Khanna and Mumtaz in it, with the stars of both of them being on the rise. This movie was produced and directed by Raj Khosla. The movie had Rajesh Khanna, Mumtaz, Balraj Sahni, Jayant, Veena, Mohan Choti, Birbal, Asit Sen, Randhir, Leela Misra, Bindu, Mehmood Junior, Kamini Kaushal, Prem Chopra etc in it.
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“Dil Ek Mandir”(1963) was a Chitralaya Production presentation. It was directed by Sridhar and it had Rajendra Kumar, Meena Kumari, Raj Kumar, Mehmood, Shobha Khote, Achla Sachdev etc.
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“Bharosa” (1963) was a Vasu Films production. This movie was produced by N Vasudeva Menon and directed by K Shankar. The movie had Guru Dutt, Asha Parekh, Mehmood, Sudesh Kumar, Kanhaiyalal, Nana Palsikar, Shivraj, Om Prakash, Neena, Sulochana Chatterjee, Lalita Pawar, Shubha Khote, Sai, Subbalaxmi etc in it.
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