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“Kaneez”(1949) was directed by Krishn Kumar for Caravan Pictures, Bombay. The movie had Shyam, Munawwar Sultana, Urmila, Kuldeep, Cuckoo, Tiwari, Ramesh Sinha, Shyama etc in it.
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This article is written by Peevesie’s mom, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

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This kingdom called Atulsongaday is eight years complete and it is running in its ninth year. It has covered 12725 songs from 3570 movies out of which 850 have all their songs posted. This is no mean feat.
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“Doli” (1947) was directed by S K Ojha. The movie had Amar, Jayant, Madhuri, Pratima Devi, Shashikala, Sulochana Chatterji, Wasti etc in it.
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“Bahaadur” (1953) was a Ranjit Film Company Production. It was directed by Ratibhai Punatkar. The movie had Suresh, Shyama, Roopmala, Amarnath, Anwar Hussein, Shammi 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 never heard the name of Hindi film BAABLA (1953) until one of the film’s songs raat ke raahi thhak mat jaana was posted on this blog a few months back. The information about this film on the internet is scanty. The director/s and the most of actors of the film appear to be from Bengali film industry. As per IMDB, the film had two directors – N B Agrami and Bibhuti Laha, the latter also was the Cinematographer for the film. The cast of the film included Paresh Banerjee, Manju Dey, Hiralal, Master Niren, Pahadi Sanyal, Sova Sen etc. The film was produced under the banner of M P Productions which had earlier produced films like ‘Jawaab’ (1942), ‘Hospital’ (1943), ‘Tum Aur Main’ (1947) etc.
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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.

While surfing on the internet last night, I came across a reference to the book ‘The Tenth Rasa : An Anthology of Indian Nonsense’ (2007). The title of the book evoked interest in me but there was no way to know in what context the word ‘nonsense’ was used. I could not locate an E-version or abridged version of this book on the internet but found a review of this book. The book is all about Indian nonsensel literature – prose, poetry, jingles which has a rich history in oral and folk forms. Most of them have been passed on to the next generation by words of mouth. It is a nonsense literature from the point of view of laureates belonging to the elite society for whom the literature has to be meaningful. In that way, the term ‘nonsense’ seems to have been used for meaningless literature. According to the authors of this book, nonsense literature is the base for sensible literature as the former is intuitive and flows quite naturally like the relationship between mother and child.
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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.

Until 1970, I was only aware of old Hindi film songs from popular films like ‘Mahal’ (1949), ‘Barsaat’ (1949),’Malhar’ (1951),’Baiju Bawara’ (1952), ‘Ashiana’ (1952), ‘Patita’ (1953), ‘Anarkali’ (1953), ‘Seema’ (1955) and many more of such films. It was only when I was initiated by a friend into some lesser known gems from the films which I have never heard of, my interest in such songs grew. My friend used to arrange periodic meetings of like minded persons, mostly in his house. He had a mind boggling collections of such songs in 78 RPM gramophone records ( I guess, it was nearly 1000 in numbers). He had also had some audio cassettes containing lesser known songs recorded from Radio Ceylon and also from 78 RPM records held by some of his friends. During those meetings, he would select some rare songs and play on his Gerard record changer attached to his radiogram followed by discussions. Since I was a novice in this segment of old Hindi film songs, I was only a listener to those discussions. Later, I became aware of the fact that behind tha facade of popular old Hindi film songs, there exists a big store of lesser known jewels.
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“Parwaanaa” (1947) was a movie starring K L Saigal and Suraiyya. I have posted three songs from this movie in the past. Here is another song from this movie.
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“Ankhen” (1950) was the debut movie of Madan Mohan as a music director. He used quite a few singers as well as lyricists in this movie. I have already posted a song that was sung by Raj Khosla whose lyrics were written by B D Mishra.
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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 eight years. This blog has over 13100 song posts by now.

This blog is active and online for over 3150 days since its beginning on 19 july 2008.

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Movies with all their songs covered =978 Total Number of movies covered =3697

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