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

Archive for the ‘Talat Mehmood – Mubarak Begam duet’ Category

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

A wonderful lost melody from another lesser known obscure film. This lovely song is from the 1956 film ‘Baadal Aur Bijli’. Another film, about which I have no information other than the contents of Geet Kosh. It is a stunt film produced under the banner of Artists United, Bombay. The producers of this film are Fore X-Maurice, Akbar, Asgar and Haider. (Now if that is not a very strange name combination, then what is?? 🙂 ). And the directors name is listed as Maurice, supposedly the first name in the producers list also. The star cast of this film includes Kumar, Ameeta, Yashodhara, Manorama, Hira Sawant, Manhar, Anwar, Sheikh, Rajan Haksar, Habib, Amrit Rana, Yashwant Raj, Ravi, Hanuman, Azim etc.
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“Daak Babu” (1954) was a Jubilee Pictures presentation. The movie was directed by Lekhraj Bhakri and the starcast of the movie had Talat Mehmood, Nadira, Kuldip Kaur, Yashodhara Katju, Radha Krishan etc.
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In this blog, I often talk about B grade movies. How do I, or anyone else, identify such movies ?
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“Shagoon”(1964) is not a movie too many will remember. But this movie certainly had some nice songs in it. And other interesting trivia from this movie is that this movie had Kanwaljit and Waheeda Rehman in lead roles, and they subsequently married each other.
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