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Songs to Tickle Your Memory – 28
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It was a dark and stormy night.

OK, okay, I am just making it up.  It was not a dark and stormy night.  Delhi is well lighted in the nights these days, so it is hard to come by a dark night unless it is a power failure on a moonless night.  Plus being the month of November, and the onset of winters, no storms are likely.  Ah but how I wish I could start the story with this line. 😉
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“Piya Milan Ki Aas” (1961) is a movie that was produced by Vijay Films. S N Tripathi was the director of this movie. The star cast of this movie had Manok Kumar, Ameeta, Sunder, Pratima Devi, Jeewan, Nalini Chonker, Daisy Irani, Indira Bansal, Polson, S. N. Tripathi etc.
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“Zindagi Aur Ham” (1962) is a little known movie that had actors like Dinesh (?),Nalini Jaiwant,Chand Usmani,David,Mukri,Leela Mishra etc. This Parwez pictures movie was directed by Pt Anand Kumar.
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25th october is the date when Sahir Ludhianvi left this world in 1980, exactly three decades ago.
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In old hindi songs, women were often shown taking their gaagri( water vessel typically made of brass) to the panghat or the river and then fetch water, holding the gaagri against their waist, or on their head. Not content to carry the water silently, they would then break into a song.
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