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

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“Ghar Ki Izzat” (1948) was directed by Ram Daryani for Murli Movietone. The movie had ilip Kumar and Mumtaz Shanti in the lead with Gope, Manorama, Dixit, Jeewan, Gulab, Suleman etc in supporting roles.
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I have discussed as many as six songs from “Ambar” (1952). And interestingly enough there are still songs from this movie that are not yet covered !
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I am aware of a movie called “Shamaa”(1961) that had music by Ghulam Mohammad. Now it turns out that there is another movie by the same name that was released in 1946 and it had music by Ghulam Haider. I other words, both these movies with similar names have music by similarly named music directors as well.
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In Hindi movies, Kids are supposed to be a straight line extention of grown ups, so they are shown behaving like grown ups. Lead actors who are shown in love with each other in their grown up age are shown to be in love with each other even in their childhood in case their childhood is depicted in the movie.
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It is a very old song, exactly 62 years old to be precise. The Bollywood movie music then was in the process of evolving and maturing, and was still in a state of transition.
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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.

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