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Songs to Tickle Your Memory – 27
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मजरूह का गीत हो
चित्रगुप्त संगीत हो
लता की आवाज़ हो
और कुमकुम का नाच हो॰॰॰
           ॰॰॰ तो कैसे आए ना नाग बस में


majrooh ka geet ho
chitragupt sangeet ho
lata ki awaaz ho
aur kumkum ka naach ho. . .
      . . .to kaise aaye na naag bas mein

Welcome all.  The blog is compounding its riches, and is coming to another century milestone today – this halt being the 10,500th song.  Congratulations to all friends, readers and contributors.
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Regulars of the blog may have noticed that the rate of posting of songs in the blog was lower than usual for the last few days and that my own posts hardly contained any detailed discussions, unlike the articles of guest posters.
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“Adl e Jahangir” (1955) was produced and directed by G P Sippy under the banner of G P Productions. The movie had Pradeep Kumar, Meena Kumari, Sapru, Roopmala, Jankidas, Darpan, Durga Khote, G.P.Sippy etc in it.
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“Sharbati Aankhen” (1945) is a very obscure movie by now and little information is avaialble on this movie. The most comprehensive information on this movie is available in this blog, thanks to our own beloved inhouse encyclopaedia, Mr Arunkumar Deshmukh. Here is what he has to say about this movie:
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“Kavi Kalidas” (1959) was a Sindhu Films Production. It was produced and directed by S N Tripathi. The movie had Bharat Bhushan, Anita Guha, Nirupa Roy, Sapru, Sabita Chatterjee, Niranjan Sharma, Babu Raje, etc in it.
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Today (30 june) is the birth anniversary of Kalyanji, of the Kalyanji Anandji fame. Kalyanji Anandji were one of the most successful music directors from 1950s till 1970s. Many of their songs have gone on to become immortal. This blog has as many as 255 songs composed by them as of now.
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“Ishaara” (1964) was an Amarnath Production movie. It was produced and directed by K Amarnath. The movie had Joy Mukherjee, Vyjayanthimala, Jayant, Subbiraj, Azra, Pratima Devi, Agha, Pran, Shammi, Sajjan, Murad, Praveen Paul, Hari Shivdasani, Kesari, Raja Amrohi, Ruby Meyers, Brahm Bhardwaj, Prem Sagar, Amrit Rana, Ravikant etc in it.
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“Naagin” (1954) was a hugely influential movie in the annals of Indian movies. This movie, and its music continued to be copied for several decades.
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This song from “Madari” (1959) was what catapulted Kalyanji Anandji to big league.
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The been music of “Nagin” became so popular that it was widely copied in several songs. Several music directors of that era have used “been” music in their songs.
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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.

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