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

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This song is a poem which is written by Md Iqbal, also known as Allama Iqbal. This song has many versions, which have been sung by many artists. “Dulhan Ke Raat Ki” (1966) utilises this poem as a qawwali/ mujra song, which may not be what this poem is intended to be.
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“Mamtaa” (1966) is a movie that is full of great songs. I have posted four songs from this movie, and here is another song.
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The reasons why the songs from the golden era of Bollywood music (circa 1950-1980) still retain their magic
(1) the creators of these songs devoted time and energy to create them
(2) the creators were extremely talented and committed
(3) the listeners of these songs did not have too many other means of entertainment so they too listened to these songs with interest and by paying undivided attention.
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The lyrics are sad and poignant, as well as philosophical. Our near and dear ones have to leave us one day,sooner or later. This is inevitable and we better get reconciled to it. Holding on to them forever is just not feasible. The only thing one can do is to hold on to their memories.

This song talks of the sweet memories that our loved one may leave behind once it is time for her to depart to the other world.
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What is this blog all about

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.

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

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Movies with all their songs covered =1365
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