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

Archive for the ‘Truck song’ Category

The main male protagonist of the film Namkeen (1982) is the truck driver Gherulal (Sanjeev Kumar), who arrives in the life of an old woman (Waheeda Rehman) and her three daughters, and how his arrival changes their lives. He being a truck driver is always on the move, thus Gulzar’s musafir songs suit his character quite well.
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Here is a song that could well be called the national anthem of truck drivers. I was under the impression that this song was already covered in the blog, but I was wrong and not for the first time either.
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I have heard this song many a times, but I was not aware which movie this song is from. But then one can enjoy songs even without knowing their details. But it always helps if we know the details, because then we can appreciate the msong even more.
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Here is a fun song from a lesser known movie called “Akalmand”(1966). This was a movie produced by I S Johar, and as was his wont his movie used to have a light hearted look at things. So in this movie he ties up with Kishore Kumar.
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There are Shammi Kapoor fans who give their farmaishes to post songs where Shammi Kapoor is dressed like a female.
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“Guide” is a movie whose music was voted as containing the best music among all Bollywood movies, when an Indian magazine polled the industry insiders ( viz singers, lyricists and music directors). Coming from those who themselves create music for Bollywood movies, this was high praise indeed.
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I have posted different kind of songs in this blog. There is one big category of songs which are sung atop some mode of transportation viz car, train, boat etc. I have noticed that Jeetendra, the jumping jack takes the cake when it comes to singing songs atop different modes of transportation. In addition to the usual modes of man made transportations, he has sung song atop less obvious modes of transportation too. For instance, there was one Jeetendra song sung atop an elephant. I am sure he must have sung songs riding a horse also. He may have missed singing while riding buffalo and donkey though.
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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.

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