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

Roshan, a name that immediately brings to mind the iconic qawwalis of ‘Barsaat Ki Raat’ (1960), or the perennial sentimental favorite “Caarvaan Guzar Gayaa, Gubaar Dekhte Rahey” from the film ‘Nai Umar Ki Nai Fasal’ (1965). A master musician who would blend the classical and the folk with graceful ease, Roshan had his training under famous masters such as Ustad Allauddin Khan and Ustad Bundu Khan (saarangi king). After working with All India Radio in Delhi for about a decade, he moved to Bombay in 1948 in search of a career as a music director in films. He got introduced to Kidar Sharma, who was so impressed by his musical acumen that he actually made some changes to his next production. Plans were underway for the film ‘Neki Aur Badi’, and Snehal Bhatkar was already assigned the music direction responsibility. After meeting with Roshan, Kidar Sharma had a talk with Snehal Bhatkar, who agreed to let Roshan handle the music department. That is how the debut break came Roshan’s way.
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It is a well known fact that the second movie of Roshan, viz. “Baawre Nain” (1950) was a musical blockbuster and Roshan was on his way after this movie.
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