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Archive for the ‘Amitabh Bachchan songs by Manna Dey’ Category

Today (11 October) is the 70th birth anniversary of Amitabh Bachchan. He was born this day in 1942.

Today he is a well established legend, but his beginnings were quite shaky and uninspiring. In fact, he had delivered a string of flop movies and he was on the verge of packing up and going back when “Zanjeer” (1973) was released and it became a hit. And after that Amitabh Bachchan did not have to look back.
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When it comes to “maajhi” songs, one thinks of S D Burman.Here is an outstanding Majhi song, but it is by another music director who in fact was making his debut as a music director in this movie.
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“Sholay” was a movie known for its dialogues and for its thrill a minute storyline, but it had some songs too, in case anyone noticed. And these songs too gelled well with the storyline. And come to think of it, Sholay had a dosti song, a holi song, a Helen song, a teasing song- in short, songs of different genres that were considered a must in any masala bollywood movies were very much there in Sholay.
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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 nine years. This blog has over 14100 song posts by now.

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