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

Archive for the ‘“remembrance” song’ Category

“‘Chaand Aur Suraj” (1965) was a movie starring Dharmendra and Tanuja, not to be confused with “Suraj Aur Chandaa” (1973) which had Sanjeev Kumar and Meeta in lead roles.
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“Barsaat Ki Raat” (1960) was a fantastic musical blockbuster and all its songs have gone on to become timeless classics. What amazing songs this movie had !
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“Aan” (1952) was a big budget blockbuster movie of its time. The movie, as well as its songs were big hits.
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Here is a song which I do not recall having listened to in the past. It is a qawwaali, and one that appeals to the listener the very first time one listens to it.
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Madan Mohan had the misfortune of composing songs for movies that often failed at the box office.
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This is a song that I have heard many a times, but I never knew this movie it was from and who were the people behind the creation of this song.
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“Parasmani” was a C grade movie that was elevated by its outstanding music by Laxmikant Pyarelal, the debutant music directors of this movie.
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Iqbal Qureshi is one of the lesser known music directors whose contribution in making Bollywood music of 1950s and 1960s what it was ( the golden era) was second to none.
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Here is another K L Saigal song. This song is in fact a duet from a 1942 movie called “Tansen”.
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Here is a song from “Roti Kapda Aur Makaan” that touched the heart strings of the public. This movie became the biggest hit of the year 1974 and many songs of this movie became quite popular.
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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 TEN years. This blog has over 14900 song posts by now.

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