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

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“Chakradhaari” (1954) was an archtypical B grade mythological movie. It had Nirupa Roy,Trilok Kapoor and Shahu Modak in lead roles. Such movies normally have a very limited run among movie lovers and then these movies are forgotten.
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“Sindoor” (1947) is an old and obscure movie by now. Little is known about this movie. It was produced by Filmistan studio and directed by Kishore Sahu. The movie had Paro,Kishore Sahu,Gulab, Shamim,Pratima Devi etc.
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These are the days of being political correct. Instead of calling a spade a spade, these days we use euphemisms instead. Thus, what was called an imbecile in the past is now called “differently enabled” and what was once called blind is now called “visually impaired”. Those were the days when cutting trees and hunting tigers was considered the in thing. Now these activities are banned.
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I have discussed several songs from “Naagin” (1954) in the past, six to be exact. But this movie had so many songs in it that a few songs are still at large and remain to be posted.
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It is a well known fact that people in general and movie actors in particular remember God only when they are in trouble. And once in trouble, they resort to emotional blackmail to make God help them. And God in Hindi movies being soft hearted, tends to give in rather easily.
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I was searching for this difficult to find song for more than a year. This song is from an obscure mythological movie called “Chakradhaari” (1954). The movie may be obscure, as also its songs, but this particular song had broken the C grade barrier as far as its popularity is concerned. This song in fact had rubbed shoulders with the songs of A grade movies like “Naagin”, “Aar Paar”,”Taxi Driver” etc. This song had finished 13th in Binaca geetmala final of 1954.
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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.

This is a labour of love, where “new” songs are added every day, and that has been the case for over FOURTEEN years. This blog has over 17800 song posts by now.

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