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

Archive for the ‘Lyrics by Mahesh’ Category

We in this blog initially discussed just movie songs. Once I discussed a K L Saigal song and it turned out that it was a non film song (NFS). Several regulars of the blog then lobbied for the inclusion of NFS in the blog. And that is how NFS began to be discussed in the blog.
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“Hanste Aansoo” (1950) was one of the first Hindi movies to get an Adult certificate from the censors. The reasons for getting A certificate those days used to be quite flimsy. For instance, “Barsaat” (1949) had become the first Hindi movie to get an A certificate. The reason why censors were provoked thus was that the female actors in the movies, viz Nargis, Nimmi etc are shown without dupattas and in one song there is even the talk of dupatta flying away in the breeze, viz. Hawa me udta jaaye mora laal dupatta malmal ka. 🙂 And the censors were righteously indignant about all this. 🙂
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“Bebus” (1951) was a Chitravani Productions movie. It was directed by Bhagwan Hajela. The movie had Bharat Bhushan, Chandrashekhar, Purnima etc in it.. The Director was Bhagwan Hajela and the Music was scored by S. K Pal and Ganpat Rao.
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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 17400 song posts by now.

This blog is active and online for over 5000 days since its beginning on 19 july 2008.

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