Atul’s Song A Day- A choice collection of Hindi Film & Non-Film Songs

Archive for the ‘Mahendra Kapoor Balbir duet’ Category

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

Listening to the lines in this qawwaali, one can get a feeling that they are coming from the pen of Sahir Ludhianvi, such is the power and the style of messaging that his poetry ensconces. ‘Dharamputra’ (1961) is one of the best films I remember, on the theme of social integration, and the oneness of humanity. Coming from the banner of BR Films, Bombay and directed by Yash Chopra, who was a novice and a very young director way back then. After ‘Dhool Ka Phool’ (1959) this was only his second venture as a full director. And he had not yet seen his 30th birthday.
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Here is a song that could well be called the national anthem of truck drivers. I was under the impression that this song was already covered in the blog, but I was wrong and not for the first time either.
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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 over ELEVEN years. This blog has over 15200 song posts by now.

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