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

In September 1988, Doordarshan National channel started telecasting what was to become the stupendously popular serialization of the renowned epic ‘Mahabharat’. And for a period of almost two years (94 Sundays), an audience of almost 20 crore Indians would be glued to the TV sets. And in every episode, the audience was greeted with the rendition of the title song and shlokas, and the every episode was bid good bye with a verse that summarized the story, the state of affairs, and the learnings from the particular episode. These opening and ending title song and verses came through the telecast riding on the booming voice of the one and the only singer who could have made the impact with his voice. His rendition of the opening word ‘Mahaaa-Bhaaarat’ is now etched in the aural memory of the viewers. The voice that had the power to shake a thunder. Mahendra Kapoor – the only voice that could make it happen.
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This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.

Some days back, I had posted an NFS song by Asha ji celebrating her birth anniversary. In the discussion that followed in the comments, Kirit ji Bhatt wrote about his memories of NFS songs of yet another front line singer that have probably gone unnoticed and unheard for decades. Of course our blog does not yet have any NFS song by this singer. The comment had jolted my memory banks too, and has been in the back of my mind since that day. A couple of days ago, I sat down to search in my collection, only to so happily realize that I have a set of NFS songs of this artist. And yes, it is time that these songs were aired once again, to acknowledge him.
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