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

Kidar Sharma ‘Hasrat’, the famous lyricist, writer and filmmaker, recounts his association with Saigal Saab, while working on the film Tansen and Bhanwara. It was early 40s, and Saigal Saab was still associated with the New Theatres in Calcutta on a contract basis. Chandulal Shah of Ranjit Movietone (Bombay) planned the film Tansen, and the obvious choice for the title role was Saigal Saab. After some negotiations with New Theatres, Chandulal Shah obtained permission for having Saigal Saab work temporarily with Ranjit Movietone. The understanding was for a fixed period of time, and not for completing an assignment.
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This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.

With the songs of Saigal Saab, there is an interesting phenomena; every time you listen to one of his renditions, the mind’s response is that there is nothing better than this soulful song or ghazal just heard. And then one gets to hear another song or ghazal, and the mind searches for newer adjectives now to suit another creation by this perceptive artist.
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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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