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This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, 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.

Today’s Shiv Bhajan is for the 4th Shraavan Monday – as celebrated in south, west and some eastern states of India. This bhajan is from film ‘Shuk Rambha’ (1953), made by Chandrakala Pictures and is produced and directed by Dhirubhai Desai. The lead actors were Anjali Devi (from south) and Bharat Bhushan. In the cast of this film, you will find a name Rajkumar. Most ‘knowledgeable’ sites and writers treat this actor same as the famous dialogue master Raaj Kumar ‘Jaani’. However, this is not correct. This Rajkumar is different.
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We in this blog had two new resolutions and I had decided to stick to them as long as I can. One was to introduce a “new” movie daily and another was to to close the account of another movie by YIPPying it.

We are in may 2017, and both these resolutions have finally seen breaks. For instance, there was no YIPPEE song on 13 may 2017, a day that had only one post, a post that introduced a “new” song. The string on YIPPEE posts was in fact broken a few days earlier on 6 may itself when I posted a song that I thought was YIPPYing its movie but I was wrong. The “new” post string had got broken a while ago.
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“Begaana”(1963) was produced and directed by Sadashiv Rao Kavi for Sadashiv Chitra, Bombay. The movie had Dharmendra, Supriya Chaudhary, Shailesh Kumar, Madhavi, Tarun Bose, Agha, Badri Prasad, Manorama, Mirza Mushsarraf, Chandrima Bhaduri, Rajan Haksar and Master Babloo etc in it.
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Today (14 december 2016) happens to be Raj Kapoor’s birth anniversary and Shailendra’s death anniversary. We all know that Raj Kapoor and Shailendra worked together in lots of movies beginning from “Barsaat”(1949) and ending with “Mera Naam Joker”(1970) and all these had music by Shankar Jaikishan. We in this blog discuss a song only once, we have discussed all the songs in almost all these Raj Kapoor movies. In fact, the only Raj Kapoor, Shailendra, Shankar Jaikishan combination movie which is not yet YIPPEED is “Mera Naam Joker”(1970).
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This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, 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.

This song is from the film Pehli Raat-59. This patently Tear- Jerker film was made by A.A.Nadiyadwala’s Pushpa Pictures and it was directed by P.L.Santoshi who, once upon a time used to be a man with a Magic Wand. Ravi was the music director. Majrooh Sultanpuri was the lyricist. This duet is sung by Asha Bhonsle and Manna Dey. The cast of the film was Sohrab Modi, Nimmi, Rehman, Nanda, Sudesh Kumar, Lalita Pawar, Johnny Walker etc.
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Today (24 march 2016) is Holi, the Indian festival of colours. This happens to be the eighth Holi festival for this blog.

It goes without saying that being around for so many years and celebrating this (as well as other festivals) together is in itself a cause for celebration.
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Today (4 january 2016) is the 22nd death anniversary of R D Burman ( 27 june 1939- 4 january 1994). I am amazed to realise that more than two decades have elapsed since R D Burman left us. And it is eqaully surprising to realise that he was almost jobless as a music director by the time he died. His last movie as a music director was “1942, a love story” and its music caught the imagination of music lovers, but R D Burman was not there to savour this success.
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This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, 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.

The second song in the series “Shankar-Jaikishen in the 50s” is a duet of Asha and Manna Dey from the film “Baaghi Sipaahi”(1958).

By 1955, with great efforts and difficulties, Shankar Jaikishan came out of the rigouring influence and control of Raj Kapoor on their music compositions. Now they were free to fly high and be the “Numero Uno “.
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This article is written by K Satish Shenoy, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a new 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.

When I & my siblings were school going kids , we used to make it a point to listen to a program called ‘Anokhe bol’ on Radio Ceylon. Even now we recall those days and laugh our hearts out, because traces of a child will always be in there within us at all times. It finds an outlet especially when we play with our children & grand children. (And also, if I may say so, in our unguarded moments)
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“”Beqaqoof”(1960) was written, produced and directed by I S Johar. The movie had Kishore Kumar, Mala Sinha, I. S. Johar, Pran, Leela Chitnis, Bipin Gupta, Sabita Chatterjee etc in it.
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