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We all know the meaning of the word “Bhaand”; for those not conversant with colloquial Hindi; googling the word throws up meanings —Clown, Mimic, Comedian etc. “Bhaands” are also traditionally folk entertainers which might mean a storyteller, minstrels, dancers, actors, impressionists etc. Most bhaands belong to families that are engaged in folk entertainment as their hereditary profession, their specific art forms vary greatly by region, community and language. The term bhaand itself can also mean either a specific dramatic story or an entire form/school of drama.
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Today (19 july 2016) is the eighth anniversary of this blog. On this occasion, I as well as some of our regulars have shared our views on the blog.

I have shared my views in two posts and I find that I still have some more things to say that have not been covered in my previous articles. So here is another writeup on the occasion.:)
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It was on this date (19 july) that the first article was posted on 19 july 2008 eight years ago and the blog thus got launched. We have been celebrating this day every year in the blog as the blog anniversary day ever since.
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The duration has been sliced to less than half, rather almost one third. That is, in comparison to the previous interregnum. Maybe not THE quickest but one of the quickest. Ah yes, I refer to the century milestone, the 122nd that we strike today. The reference to the duration is the time comparison between this one today, and the one that came just before it. We had hit the 12 thousand mark on 20th April. After that, it has been a real slow tread to come to the next one hundredth mark, which happened on 18th June. Counting the days, the number is 60. One of the tardiest to have occurred on this blog. But then we made it up, very sprightly and very quick – from 19th June to 10th July today. Counting the days, the number is 22. Wow, that is the bandwagon at its galloping best. The Raanchiwaala Gaanewaala is pulling out all the stops.

Congratulations to all the bandwagoneers – one more batch of a hundred songs is now added to the collection. And the musical journey continues, merrily onwards.
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Forgotten Melodies of the 1940s – 46
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I take it as a privilege to present the 100th song of a low profile music director who was very active during 1937-1948 though his musical career in films extended till 1965. I have described him as a low profile music director because he and his music has rarely been discussed in articles and books pertaining to Hindi film music. Even Dr Ashok Da Ranade, in his book ‘Hindi Film Song – Music Beyond Boundary’ has not found it necessary to discuss the technicalities of his musical scores who was music director for 58 films aggregating over 600 songs. The music director under discussion is Gyan Dutt.
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GUL-E-BAKAWALI (1956) was the Hindi dubbed version of Tamil film ‘Gulebakavali’ (1955) which was produced and directed by T R Ramanna. The star cast of the film included M G Ramchandran, T R Rajkumari, G. Varalakshmi, Rajasulochana, S D Subbulakshmi, E V Saroja, K A Thangavelu, J P Chandrababu etc. The film has the usual fantasy and adventure story befitting the roles that M G Ramchandran is known for. The Tamil version had 11 songs composed by Viswanathan-Ramamoorthy. Hindi dubbed version had 8 songs written by P L Santoshi (7) and Indeevar (1) which were composed by Gyan Dutt. However, the tunes used in the Tamil version were retained in all the eight songs.
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It is a very special occasion for the blog but this special occasion escaped everyone’s attention. The reason could be that my manual score keeping gave me a different figure compared to the automatic count given by the blog. When I accidentally looked at the count on the right hand side of the blog, I found out that Asha Bhonsle’s count of songs in the blog stood at the round figure of 2000 !
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रांचीवाले का ईरानी ढाबा

– “क्यों जी, आज का स्पेशल क्या है”

– “एकदम फ्रेश फ्राइड चटपटा मसालेदार ग्यारह नौ सौ”

– “ये ग्यारह नौ सौ क्या डिश है भाई”

– “गाना है सर !! ग्यारह हज़ार नौ सौवाँ। बस आज ही सर्व होगा”

– “भाई ऐसा क्यों, आज ही क्यों सर्व होगा”

– “अरे साहब, कल हम नया ताज़ा ग्यारह हज़ार नौ सौ एक, और उस से भी आगे चलेंगे”

“लाऊं क्या, सर ?”

– “क्या”

– “गाना, ग्यारह हज़ार नौ सौ वां”

– “अच्छा, पेश करो, लेकिन ताज़ा होना चाहिए”

– “एकदम ताज़ा सर, एकदम नया, पहले इस ढाबे में कभी नहीं सर्व किया गया”

“अभी लाया”

:):)

Welcome all to our next century milestone, piling nine hundred on top of eleven thousand. And we are now just 100 short of the next thousandth milestone. And we hope to get there shortly now. This milestone has been quite slow to arrive. We have taken full forty days from the previous century, which occurred on 24th Jan.
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There are occasions when I start using terms like “musical bandwagon”, “one man show turning into an online collaboration”, “a pot getting filled drop by drop” etc. When regulars come across such terms, they know what could be the occasion. Indeed this is one such occasion. It is the 118th such occasion for the blog. In other words, we reach 118th century in the blog with this song. Yes, this writeup marks the 11800th song in the blog.
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Yesterday (17 january 2016) was in some way a special day for music lovers, quite a few of them being regulars of this blog. As it is, Mr Arunkumar Deshmukh, our beloved inhouse encyclopedia was planning to go to South, where he stayed at Hosur. Taking advantage of his presence there, a meeting of likeminded music lovers was organised in Bangalore. The lead in organising this meet was taken by Gajendra Khanna who decided to hold this meet in his residence. as it is, he is holding musical meets in his residence regularly and so he was quite an old hand in such matters.
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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 12200 song posts by now.

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