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Music Directors wise songs
Music Director No of songs in the blog No of songs in the career
A Bhaskar Rao 1
A Dinkar Rao 1
A Karim 3
A K Prem 2
A Kumar 2
A R Qureshy 53 324
A R Rehman 32
Aadesh Srivastava 6
Abid Hussain Khan-Sushant Bannerji 1
Adnan Sami 1
Afzal Lahori 2
Ahmad Hussain Mohammad Hussain 1
Ajay Atul 2
Ajay Das 1
Ajay Vishwanath 2
Ajit Merchant 12
Ajit Singh 2
Ajit Verman 1
Ali Akbar Khan 9
Ali Hussain Moradabadi 3
Amaal Malik 6
Amar Utpal 3
Ameer Meenai 1
Amir Ali 10
Amirbai Karnataki 6
Amitabh Bachchan 1
Amit Trivedi 5
Anand Milind 12
Anand Shankar 4
Annasaheb Mainkar 8
Anil Bagchi 1
Anil Biswas(1935-1965) 336 79(777)
Anu Malik(1977-2014) 40 235(1586)
Anupam Ghatak 10
Aparesh Lahiri 3
Arun Kumar Mukherji 14
Arun Raghavan 1
Asgar 1
Ashok Ghosh 11
Asit Ganguly 1
Avinash Vyas 90 50 movies (437)
Ayub Khan 1
Azam Baig 4
Aziz Ahmad Khan Warsi 1
Aziz Hindi 23
Aziz Naazaan 2
B D Burman 5
B Laxman 1
B S Hoogan 4
B S Kalla 12
B S Thakur 4
B Vasudev 2
Baabla 2
Baabul 23
Baadshah 1
Babloo Dheeraj 1
Babu Singh 4
Badri Prasad 8
Baldev Nath Bali 27
Bappi Lahiri(1973-2000) 112 322 movies(2047 songs)
Basant Prakash 17
Bashir Dehalvi 10
Basu Manohari 5
Begam Akhtar 4
Bhanu Thakur 1
Bharat Vyas 1
Bhaskar Chandawarkar 4
Bhavdeep Jaipurwaale 1
Bhimsen Joshi 1
Bhola Shreshtha 9
Bhupen Hazarika 12
Bhushan 4
Biddu 1
Bijan Pal 1
Bipin Babul 27
Bipin Dutta 9
Bipin Mehboob 1
Brij Bhushan 7
Bulo C Rani 210 62 movies (580)
C Arjun 40
C Balaji 1
C Ramchandra(1942-1978) 523 110 movies(907)
C R Subbaraman 2
Captain Ram Singh Thakur 1
Chaand Pardesi 2
Chandan 1
Chandru 2
Channalal Naik 2
Chetumal-N Bhattacharya 1
Chhannalal Thakur 1
Chic Chocolate 10
Chitragupta 456 139 movies (1057)
Chitta Roy 2
D C Dutta 13
D V Gadkar 2
Daan Singh 12
Dada Chandekar 16
Dakhina Tagore 1
Damodar Sharma 6
Datta Dawjekar 7
Dattaram Gadekar 1
Dattaram 75
Datta Thaakar 2
Debjyoti Mishra 1
Dhamman Khan 2
Dhaniram 31
Dhaniram-R Sudarshan 5
Dhiren Ghosh 1
Dhiren Mittar 4
Dhoomi Khan 3
Dilip Dholakiya (Dilip Ray) 13
Dilip Sen Samir Sen 2
Dulaal Sen 1
Dutt Raj-Shyam Babu 1
Earnest Broadhurst-Roy Douglas 3
Emani Shankar Sastry 10
Enoch Daniels 1
Faiyyaz Shaukat 2
Fakir Mohammad-Asar 1
Fateh Ali Khan 4
Feroz Dastoor 1
Feroz Nizami 26 83
G Damle 1
G D Kapoor 2
G K Venkatesh 1
G N Joshi 2
G Ramnathan-B N Bali 3
G P Kapoor 1
G S Kohli 52
Gajanan 1
Gandarv Ghantsala 1
Ganesh 64 87
Ganpat Rao 1
Gaur Goswami-Sauren Pal 1
Ghanshyam 1
Ghantasala 3
Ghulam Ahmed Chishti 13
Ghulam Ali 1
Ghulam Haider 123
Ghulam Miyaan 2
Ghulam Mohammad(1948-1972) 215 35 movies (323)
Girin Chakraborty 1
Govindrao Tembe 3
Govind Prasad Jaipurwaale 3
Gulshan Soofi 14
Gunjan (G M Durrani) 5
Gyan Dutt 138 600
Gyan Prakash Ghosh 1 600
H Parshuram 1
Hafeez Khan 31
Hafiz Ali 1
Hansraj Bahl 252 62 movies (538)
Hanuman Prasad 21
Hanuman Prasad Triloki 1
Harbaksh Singh 1
Hari bhai 2
Haribhai Bhojak 1
Harilal Thakur 1
Harindranath 1
Hari Prasanna Das 15
Harishchandra Bali 6
Harish Dhawan 1
Hemant Bhonsle 9
Hemant Kedar 2
Hemant Kumar 285 55 movies (417)
Himaanshu Dutta 1
Himesh Reshamiyya 4
Hiren Bose 5
Hridaynath Mangeshkar 13
Husnlal Bhagatram 276 50 movies (451)
Illayaraja 6
Inayat 1
Inayat Ali 6
Indrawadan Bhatt 4
Iqbal 21
Iqbal Gill 1
Iqbal Qureshy 74
Ismaael Darbaar 7
J Abhyankar/Nagesh Rao 1
J P Kaushik 12
Jaani Babu Qawwaal 2
J Jagdish 1
Jaddanbai 1
Jagannath 1
Jagdish 1
Jagdish Khanna 1
Jagjit Singh 13
Jagmohan Sursagar 6
Jaidev 175
Jai Kumar Parte 8
Jamal Sen 31
James Singh 15
Jatin Lalit 18
Jayanti Joshi 2
Jeetu Tapan 1
Joseph David 3
Jugal Bannerji 2
Jugal Kishore 2
K Balkrishan 1
K Bhole 6
K C Dey 13
K C Verma 1
K Datta 41
K Datta Dwarkesh 1
K L Saigal 2
K M Pawar 1
K Mahavir 1
K Murari Sharma 1
K Narayana Rao 8
K P Sen 2
K S Raagi-Vinod Kumar 3
K S Saagar 3
Kailash Kher 1
Kalyanji Anandji(1959-1994) 570 233 movies(1435)
Kamaal Makhdoom 1
Kamal Dasgupta 48
Kamal Kant 2
Kamal Mitra 5
Kamal Rajasthani 2
Kanu Ghosh 9
Kanu Roy 15
Kazi Nazrul Islam 1
Kersi Mistry 1
Keshavrao Bhole 8
Khan Aziz 2
Khan Mastana 14
Khan Sahab Abdul Rahman Khan 1
Khaiyyam(1953-1990) 178 42 movies (377)
Khemchand Prakash 164 430
Khursheed Anwar 53
Khursheed Khan 1
Kikubhai Yagnik 1
Kishore Desai 4
Kishore Kumar 31
Kishori Amonkar 1
Kripashankar Tiwari 2
Krishan Kamal 1
Krishan Dayal 14
Ksheerod Chandra Bhattacharya 1
Kuldeep Singh 5
Kumar 1
Kumar Gandharv 1
Lala Asar Sattar 11
Lala Sattar 12
Lallubhai Nayak 9
Lal Mohammad 16
Laxmikant Pyarelal 817 2901
Leslie Lewis 1
Loomba Brothers 1
Louis Banks 1
M A Mukhtaar 2
M A Rauf Osmania 10
M D Parthasarathy 1
M M Kareem 4
M S Vishwanathan 1
M V Devdas 1
Madan Mohan(1950-1980) 543 93 movies(630)
Madhulal Damodar Master 11
Madhusudan Acharya 3
Mahesh Kishore 1
Mahesh Naresh 1
Malay Chakravarti 2
Manas Mukherji 5
Manna Dey 27
Manohar Arora 11
Manoharlal-S Kishan 1
Manoharlal Sonik 8
Manoj Gyan 1
Masood 2
Master Chandiram 1
Master Krishnarao 19
Master Mohammad 24
Master Nagar Das Nayak 1
Meer Sahab 18
Mihir Kiran Bhattacharya 5
Md Shafi Niazi 23
Mohan Junior 6
Momin 1
Monty Sharma 1
Motilal Naik 4
Moti Nath 2
Mukesh 7
Mukhtaar Begam 1
Mukul Roy 12
Mukund Masurekar 4
Murari Sharma 3
Murli Manohar Swarup 9
Mustafa Yusuf 1
Mushtaq Ahmad 1
Mushtaq Hussain 7
N Chaphekar 1
N Datta 216 54 movies (349)
Nachiketa Ghosh 2
Nadeem Shrawan 20
Nagar Das Nayak 1
Nandram Omkar Jee 1
Nandu Pyaare 1
Narayan Dutt 8
Nareshwar Bhattacharya 12
Natraj 1
Naashaad 91
Naushad (1940-2004) 534 64 movies (593)
Niaz Hussain Shami 1
Nikhil Ghosh 4
Ninu Majumdar 25
Nissaar Baazmi 29
Nitin Mangesh 5
Nitin Raikwar 1
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan 1
O P Nayyar(1952-1994) 477 71 movies (562)
P Adinarayana Rao 9
P D Sharma 1
P Nageshwara Rao 2
P Ramakant 10
P Ramesh Naidu 5
Pandurang Dikshit 2
Pankaj Mullick 109
Pannalal Ghosh 23
Pardesi 6
Peter Nawab 2
Pherozshah M Mistry 2
Prabhakar Jog 1
Prabhu Arora 1
Praful Chaudhary 2
Prakash 1
Prakash Nath Sharma 1
Pransukh Nayak 12
Pratap Mukherji 1
Prayag Raj 1
Preetam 15
Prem 1
Prem Dhawan 20
Premnath(MD) 20
Pt Amarnath 34
Pt Amarnath Chawla 6
Pt Ganpat Rao 8
Pt Govardhan Prasad 2
Pt Govindram 111
Pt Harbans Lal 9
Pt Lachchiram 41
Pt Motiram 3
Pt Ramakant Paingankar-Karnad 2
Purushottam 10
Pyami 1
Qadir Fareedi 1
R A Paijankar 1
R C Boral(1932-1955) 114 31 movies (323)
R D Burman(1961-1994) 681 331 movies (1755)
R Sudarshanam
Rabbi Shergill 1
Rabindranath Tagore 1
Rafiq Ghaznavi 28
Raghunath Seth 5
Raghuveer Ramnathkar 2
Rahul Ranade 1
Rajesh Roshan( Career 1974-2004) 133 117 movies (842)
Rajeshwar Rao-Rajgopal Krishnan 1
Rajhans Kataria 3
Rajkamal 19
Raj Ratan 3
Raj Ravinder 2
Ramchandra Pal 16
Ramesh Gupta 1
Ram Ganguly 39
Ram Gopal Pandey 3
Ramkrishna Shinde 2
Ramlal 13
Ram Kadam 3
Ram Laxman 16
Ramnath 2
Ramprasad Sharma 13
Ramzan Khan 1
Rashid Atre 8
Ratandeep Hemraj 3
Ratanlal 1
Ratanlal-Khemchand Prakash 1
Ravi(1955-1990) 474 110 movies (819)
Ravindra Jain 107 109 movies (743)
Ravi Roy Chowdhury 1
Ravi Shankar 21
Rijram-Balmukund 1
Robin Bannerji 36
Robin Chatterji 20
Rochana Dahanukar 1
Ronodeb Mukherji 5
Roshan(1949-1968) 336 55 movies (420)
Roshanlal Khatri 2
Roy Frank 4
S Bannerji 3
S D Batish (Nirmal Kumar) 32
S D Burman(1946-1976) 636 87 movies (666)
S Kishan 6
S K Pal 38
S L Merchant 3
S Madan 6
S Mohinder 129
S N Tripathi 196 92 movies (863)
S P Rane 4
S Purushottam 7
S Qureshy 2
S R Rajan 1
S Rajeshwar Rao 9
S V Venkatraman 3
Saadat 3
Sachin Jigar 4
Sageer Asif 1
Sajid Wajid 1
Sajjad Hussain 85 100
Salil Chaudhary 218 70 movies (325)
Salim Suleman 1
Sameer Sen 1
Sameer uddin 1
Sami Manik 1
Sandeep Chowtha 1
Sandesh Shandilya 2
Sanmukh Babu Upadhyay 10
Sapan Chakravarty 9
Sapan Jagmohan 52
Saraswati Devi 47
Sardar Malik 74
Sardar Singh 1
Sardul Kwatra 43
Satish Bhatia 3
Satyajit Ray 2
Satyam 4
Shafi Shaukat 1
Shafi M Nagri 6
Shailesh Mukherji 9
Shambhu Sen 2
Shamir Tandon 1
Shamji Ghanshamji 11
Shamu 2
Shankar Dasgupta 6
Shankar Ehsan Loy 20
Shankar Ehsan Loy Barwe 1
Shankar Jaikishan(1949-1986) 965 171 movies (1281)
Shankar lal 4
Shankar Rao Khatu 1
Shankarrao Vyas 32
Shankar Shambhu 1
Shantanu Moitra 10
Shanti Kumar Desai 12
Shanti Kumar Desai-R C Rai 1
Sharang Dev 1
Sharda 4
Shivam 1
Shiv Hari 25
Shivramkrishna 45
Shridhar Parsekar 4
Shaumik Sen 1
Shyamal Mitra 11
Shyam Babu Pathak 19
Shyam Saagar 3
Shyam Sharma 11
Shyam Sundar 118
Shyam Surinder 1
Snehal Bhatkar 77
Sonik Girdhar 1
Sonik Omi 68
Soofi Samaj 1
Subal Dasgupta 2
Subbaraman-Vishwanathan 1
Subir Sen 1
Sudarshan 4
Sudha Malhotra 1
Sudhir Phadke 52
Sudhir Sen 2
Sudipta Bhattacharya 4
Suhrid Kar 3
Sujit Chowdhury 1
Sukhwinder Singh 1
Suleiman Dafrani 1
Sundar Das Bhatia 2
Suraj 1
Suresh baabu Maane 1
Suresh Kumar Shah 10
Suresh-Talwar 13
Surinder Kapoor 1
Sushant Bannerji 7
T G Lingappa 1
T K Das 1
T R Papa 1
Tabun Sutradhar 1
Taj Ahmad Khan 2
Talat Aziz 1
Talat Mehmood 1
Tapan Sinha 2
Tarsem Lal 1
Three brothers and a violin 1
Timir Baran 25
Tufail Farooqui 6
Tushar Bhatia 1
Unknown 5
Usha Khanna 215 973
Ustaad Ali Akbar Khan 4
Ustaad Aman Ali Khan 1
Ustaad Ghulam Mustafa Khan 1
Ustaad Jhande Khan 8
Ustaad Vilaayat Khan 1
Uttam Jagdish 1
V Balsara 15
Vanraj Bhatia 12
Vasant Desai 171 46 movies (390)
Vasant Kumar Naidu 6
Vasant Pawar- Ramchandra Wadhavkar 13
Vasant Prabhu 3
Vedpal Verma 12
Ved Sethi 2
Veer Singh 1
Vijay Batalvi 1
Vijay Raghav Rao 2
Vijay Singhji 2
Viju Shah 3
Vikram Montrose 1
Vinod 136 220
Vinod B Ganguly 1
Vinod Chatterji 1
Vishal Bhardwaj 9
Vishal Shekhar 11
Vishnu Khanna 2
Vishwanathan Ramamurthy 2
Vitthal Mumtaz 1
Wadhwa 2
Yunis Malik 1
Zafar Khursheed 11
Zakir Hussain 2
Zakir Hussain-Sultan Khan 2
Zamiruddin Khan 3

Lyricist wise songs
Lyricist No of songs in the blog No of songs in the career
A H Shor 9
A Irshad 5
A K Sindhi 1
A Karim(1940-1965) 11 24 movies (160)
A Shah Aziz 2
A Shah Shikarpuri 5
A Shamsheer 3
Aalam Syahposh 1
Aarzoo Lucknowi 86
Aaziz 1
Abbas Tyrewala 5
Abdul Baqi 1
Abdul Rab Chaush 1
Abhilash 5
Abhishek Kulwant 1
Abid Gulrez 2
Abur Rab Chaush 1
Adi Shankaracharya 1
Afzal Lahori 1
Afzal Shadab 1
Agha Hashra Kashmiri 17
Aghajani Kashmiri 1
Ahmad Hussain Mohammad Hussain 1
Ahmad Wasi 5
Aish Kanwal 7
Akhtar Chugtai 2
Akhtar Pilibhiti 2
Akhtar Romani 25
Akhtar Sheeraani 1
Akhtar ul Imaan 6
Akhtar Warsi Lucknowi 4
Akhtar Yousuf 1
Akmal Hyderabadi 3
Allama Iqbal 1
Amanullah Khan Aman 1
Amar 1
Amar Chaturvedi 1
Amarnath Khanna 1
Amar Verma 14
Amil Qajalbash 1
Amin Gilaani 1
Amir Khusro 2
Amir Usmani Deobandi 1
Amitabh Bhattacharta 9
Amit Khanna 32
Amrita Preetam 1
Amritlal Nagar 4
Anand Bakshi 1017 3488
Anand Kumar 3
Anjaan 182 1311
Anjaan + Indra Kapoor 1 3
Anjaan-Jeet 1
Anjaan-Kapoor 1
Anjum Jaipuri 47
Anjum Pilibhiti(1943-1958) 43 24 movies (100)
Anjum Rahmani 2
Anwar Farrukhaabadi 6
Arjun 1
Arjun Dev Ashq 3
Arshad Gujarati 1
Arsh Hyderi 1
Arshi Ajmeri 1
Arsh Lucknowi 1
Asad Bhopali 222 531
Asad Jaffri 4
Asghar Sarhadi 5
Aslam 1
Aslam Noori 1
Asraar 1
Avtaar Vishaarad 1
Aziz Ghazi 5
Aziz Jamaali 1
Aziz Kashmiri 140 276
Aziz Merathi 1
Aziz Qaisi 6
B D Mishra 33
B M Vyas 1
B N Mangal 5
B M Sharma 2
B N Sharma 1
B P Bhargav 4
Baadshah 1
Badri Prasad 1
Bahaar Ajmeri 5
Bahadur Shah Zafar 2
Balam 3
Balkavi Bairaagi 11
Balkishan Puri 1
Balkrishn Mauj 1
Balwant Kapoor 1
Balwant Tandon 1
Bandhu 1
Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay 3
Banwaasi 2
Basant Kumar Dubey 6
Bashar Nawaz 3
Bedam Warsi 2
Begam aziz Minai 1
Behzad Lucknowi 21
Bekal 5
Bekal Amritsari 2
Bekal Utsaahi 2
Bhagwati Prasad Bajpai 1
Bharat Vyas 366 1246
Bhavani Prasad Mishra 2
Bhooshan Banmaali 1
Bimla Khaitan 1
Bindadin Maharaj 1
Bismil Azimabadi 1
Bismil Ludhianvi 2
Brij Narayan Chakbast 1
Butaram Sharma(1941-1964) 29 26 movies (75)
C M Hunar 10
C R Bajaj 1
Captain Ram Singh Thakur 1
Chaman Lahori 1
Chandar Oberoi 1
Chand Pandit 1
Chandrakant 1
Chandrashekhar Pandey 8
Chandru 2
Charandas 1
Chiranjeet Dhawan 1
Claire 1
D N Madhok(1932-1969) 334 116 movies (874)
D S Sultaniya 1
Daag Dehalvi 2
Dashrath Lal 1
Darbarilal Shamim 1
David 1
Dayanath Pandey 1
Deep Narayan Mitholiya 1
Deewan Sharar 19
Devendra 1
Dev Kohli 11
Dharmesh Dutt 1
Dhoomi Khan 1
Dilip Sen Sameer Sen 1
Dilip Tahir 1
Dil Lakhnawi 1
Dr Dhani Ram Prem (1932-1946) 2 17 movies (175)
Dr Lallan 1
Dr Rahi Masoom Raza 4
Dukhi Amritsari 1
Dukhi Premnagri 2
Dushyant Kumar Tyaagi 1
Ehsaan Islaahi 2
Ehsaan Rizvi(1938-1961) 43 60 movies
F M Kaiser 6
Faani Badayuni 2
Faiyyaz Hashmi 23
Faiz Ahmad Faiz 13
Fareed Tonki 3
Farooque Qaisar 99
Fauq Jami 3
Feroz 1
Feroz Jullundhari 5
Firaq Gorakhpuri 3
Fiza Kausari Bangalori 1
G D Madgulkar 1
G L Rawal 18
G M Durrani 1
G S Potdar 1
Gaafil Harnalwi 7
Gajanan Jaageerdaar 2
Gauhar Kanpuri 18
Gautam Joglekar 1
Gauri Shankar lal Akhtar 1
Geetanjali Singh 1
Ghalib 30
Ghulam Ahmed Chishti 1
Gopal Singh Nepali 115 290
Govind Munees 2
Gulshan Baawra 138 380
Gulshan Jalalabadi 3
Gulzar 206 605
Gulzar Nadeem 1
Guru Gobind Singh 1
Guru Nanak Dev ji 1
Gyandev Agnihotri 2
H A Rehbar 1
H W Longfellow 1
Habib Sarhadi 6
Hafiz Jullundhari 1
Hairat Sitapuri 7
Hakeem Ahmad Shuja Pasha 2
Hamid Hyderabadi 4
Hamid Khumar 2
Hansraj Bahl 1
Hanuman Prasad Sharma 2
Hanuman Prasad Triloki 1
Hargovind 1
Harindranath Chattopadhyay 9
Hariram Achaarya 3
Harish Bhadani 1
Harishchandra 1
Hari Thakur 1
Hariwansh Rai Bachchan 3
Haroon 1
Harsh 6
Hasan Kamaal 15
Hasrat 3
Hasrat Jaipuri 661 1188
Hasrat Lucknowi 7
Hayat Amrohi 1
Hazrat Aarzoo 1
Hazrat Bedam Shah Warsi 1
Himmat Rai Sharma 7
Hussain Hyderabadi 1
Hussaini 1
Ibrahim Ashq 1
Ibrahim Faiz 1
Idrees A Minai 1
Indeewar 273 1875
Inderjeet Singh Tulsi 12
Indu Jain 5
Irshaad Afzal 1
Irshaad Kaamil 3
Irshaad Sandeelwi 2
Ishwar Chand Kapoor(1940-1960) 52 33 movies
J C Kapoor 1
J C Pant 1
J C Solanki 1
J P Dixit 1
J S Kashyap(1935-1959) 28 29 movies (175)
Jaan Nissar Akhtar 197 315
Jafar Raahi 1
Jaideep/ Taabish Romani 1
Jaidev (traditional) 1
Jaishankar Prasad Nirala 1
Jalal Malihabadi 9
Jameel Mazhari 5
James Singh 1
Jawed Akhtar 72 825
Jawed Anwar 14
Jia Dehalvi 1
Jigar Muradabadi 5
Joseph David(1931-1936) 4 14 movies (135)
Josh Malihabadi 7
K B Lal 1
K L Saigal 1
K Malik 1
K Manohar 2
K Raazdaan 1
Kaabil Amritsari 5
Kabir 8
Kafeel Azar 3
Kaif Bhopali 9
Kaifi Azmi 202
Kaif Irfani 74
Kailash Kher 1
Kailash Matwaala 1
Kaisar Sabaai 1
Kaisar Ratnagirvi 1
Kalidas 1
Kamal Amrohi 7
Kamalnayan 1
Kamil Rashid 4
Kamlakant 1
Kamlesh Pandey 2
Kamlesh Verma 1
Kanhaiyyalal Chaturvedi 3
Kanhaiyya Lal Pardesi 9
Kanu Ghosh 1
Kapil Kumar 6
Kavi Manaswi Prantijwala 1
Kavi Raghunath Brahmbhatt 1
Kazi Nazrul Islam 1
Kesharinath Paraskar 1
Keshav Trivedi 6
Kewal Sharma 2
Khawar Zamaan 22
Khwaja Haider Ali “Aatish” 1
Khumaar Barabankwi 64
Khursheed Hallauri 1
Kidar Sharma(1935-1980) 153 322
Kiran Kalyani 1
Kishore Kumar 5
Kishore Sahu 1
Kuldeep Talwar 1
Kulwant Jani 12
Kumar 1
Kumar-Gupta 2
Kumari Shabnam Manchhari 1
Kumar Sharma Vanvasi 2
Kumar Suryawanshi 1
Kumud Tripathi 6
Kunwar Mahendra Singh Bedi 1
L A Naazish Rizvi 1
L Meghani 4
Lajpat Rai 1
Lakshman Bhushan 1
Lalchand Bismil Peshaawri 2
Lal Das 1
Lalita Shashtri 1
Lekhraj Bhakri 1
Loomba Brothers 1
M A Sagar 1
M A Razi 1
M A Taj 1
M D Taseer 1
M E Ashq 1
M G Adeeb 4
M G Hashmat 27
M Hussain 1
M K Chhibbar 2
M K Jawed 1
M Naseem 2
M N Pran 1
M Raza Banarsi 1
M Raziuddin 1
M S Sehrai 1
Maasoom Saharanpuri 1
Madan 2
Madan Bharti 7
Madan Mohan (Lyricist) 3
Madan Pal 1
Madhavji Shukla Muraadabadwaale 1
Madhukar Bihari 4
Madhukar Rajasthani 33
Madhup Sharma 3
Madhusudan Bhagalpuri 1
Magan 1
Mahadevi Verma 2
Mahatma Gandhi 1 1
Mahendra Dehalvi 5
Mahendra Pran 4
Mahesh Gupta 2
Mahipal(1944-1948) 6
Mahrul Qadri 9
Majaz Lucknowi 3
Majrooh Sultanpuri 1076 2053
Makhanlal Chaturvedi 1
Makhdoom Mohiuddin 3
Mangesh Kulkarni 1
Manmohan Sabir 8
Manmohan Talkh 1
Manohar Lal Khanna 40
Manohar Lal Sharma 1
Manohar Sahrai 1
Manoj Bhatnagar 1
Manoj Muntasir 6
Manoj Tapadiya 1
Master Vasant Amrit 1
Maulana Hasrat Mohani 2
Maya Govind 20
Mayur Puri 3
Mazaj Lucknowi 1
Meena Kumari 3
Meera Bai 38
Meer Anees 1
Mehboob Khan 1
Mehboob Kotwal 7
Mehboob Sarwar 4
Mehmood Sarosh 1
Melaram Wafa 1
Mirazi 1
Mir Taqi Mir 3
Mirza Musharraf 2
Mirza Shauq Lucknowi 2
Mister Shyam 1
Mohammad Quli Qutub Shah 2
Mohan Mishra 2
Mohan Singh 1
Mohan Sinha 5
Mohinder Dehalvi 1
Mohsin Nawab 1
Momin Khan “Momin” 1
Moti B A 23
Mulkraj Bhakri 36
Mumtaz Ali 1
Munir Aarzoo Kashmiri 1
Munna Dhiman 1
Munshi Aashiq 7
Munshi Aslam Shah Aziz 7
Munshi Dil Aziz 8
Munshi Farog 1
Munshi Gyan 1
Munshi Irshad Ahmad 1
Munshi Saagar Hussain 1
Munshi Shaam Zilaani 1
Munshi Shefta 1
Munshi Shyam 2
Munshi Zahiruddin 1
Munshi Zakir Hussain 6
Munsif 1
Murli Manohar Swarup 1
Mushtar Haidari 1
Mustafa Nisaar Usmani 1
Muzaffar Shahjahanbadi (Orkazai) 5
Muztar Behzadi 1
Muztar Khairabadi 2
Nabendu Ghosh 2
Nafeez Lucknowi 2
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Neeraj 72
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Nigar Sultana 1
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Niranjan Srivastav 1
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Nizam 1
Noor Dewasi 19
Noor Lucknowi 24
Nusrat Badr 1
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Omar Khayyam Saharanpuri 1
Omkar Verma 4
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P L Santoshi 192 664
P N Rangeen 7
Padma Sachdev 3
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Parwez Shamshi 9
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Prabha Thakur 1
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Pradeep Roy Chaudhary 1
Prahlad Sharma 5
Prakash 9
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Prakash Mehra 10
Prakash Sathi 1
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Prasoon Joshi 14
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Pt Ankur 1
Pt Anuj 14
Pt Bhushan(1938-1956) 33
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Pt Gaurishankar Lal Akhtar 1
Pt Harikrishna Premi 4
Pt Indra Chandra(1933-1962) 196 986
Pt Indrajeet Sharma 2
Pt Madhur(1942-1972) 66 37 movies (200)
Pt Mukhram Sharma 7
Pt Narayan Prasad Betaab 1
Pt Narendra Sharma 87 314
Pt Narottam Vyas 7
Pt Natwar Shyam 8
Pt Phani 26
Pt Radheshyam 1
Pt Shivkumar 3
Pt Sudarshan 34
Pt Taresh 1
Pt Veer 1
Pt Vishweshwar Sharma 5
Puran Kumar Hosh 1
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Qafil Azar 4
Qaisar Sabaai 3
Qamar Jalalabadi 376 721
Qamar Kashmiri 1
Qareem 1
Qateel Shifai 5
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R Kiran 1
R S Preetam 1
Raajpati 1
Rabbi Shergill 1
Rabindranath Tagore 1
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Raghunath Brahmbhatt 2
Raghupat Rai 1
Rahil Gorakhpuri 10
Raja Mehdi Ali Khan 294 481
Rajaram Saqi 1
Rajesh Kumar 2
Rajesh Nahta 1
Raj Baldev Raj 1
Rajinder Krishan 1084 1675
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Rajjan 6
Rajkumar 1
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Ramesh Gupta 48
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Ramji Singh 1
Rammurty Chaturvedi 35
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Ramprasad Bismil 2
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Randheer 1
Rani Malik 3
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Ratanlal Khanjar 1
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Ravi 16
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Ravindra Peepal 1
Ravindra Rawal 4
Ravan 1
Razi Banarasi 1
Raziuddin 4
Rituparno Ghosh 1
Roopbani 17
Roopdas 1
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S H Bihari 172 425
S K Kalla 2
S P Kalla 12
S P Tripathi 2
S Ratan 3
S R Chopra 1
S R Saaz 9
Saaghar Nizami 4
Saajan Dehalvi 2
Saba Afghaani 21
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Safdar “Aah” Sitapuri 50
Saghar Nizami 9
Saghir Usmani 2
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Sahir Ludhianvi 624 724
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Saifuddin Saif 1
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Sajan Dehalvi 2
Sajjan 4
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Sameer 39 3530
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Sandeep Singh 1
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Saqib Lucknowi 1
Saraswati Kumar “Deepak” 63 411
Sardar Ilham 2
Sardar Jaafri 14
Saroj Mohini Nayyar 2
Sarshar Sailaani 73
Sartaj Rahmani 9
Sarwar 2
Satya Kumar 1
Satyapal Verma 1
Satyaprakash 1
Satya Rai 1
Satyarthi 1
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Saawan Kumar 12
Seemaab Akbarabadi 8
Shaakir Kotwi 1
Shaad 2
Shaadaab 1
Shabbir Ahmad 2
Shaharyaar 16
Shailendra 679 758
Shailly Shailendra 10
Shakeela Bano Bhopali 1
Shakeel Ahmed 1
Shakeel Badayuni 628 766
Shakeel Numani 14
Shambhu Sen 2
Shamim Jaipuri 4
Shams Azimabadi 15
Shamshul Haq Shams 1
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Shankar rao Vyas 2
Shankar Sen 1
Shant Arora 1
Shanti Swaroop Madhur 2
Sharma 1
Shatir Ghaznavi 11
Shaukat Jaafri 1
Shaukat Jaunpuri 1
Sheikh Adam 1
Shekhar Astitva 1
Shekhar M A 3
Shewan Rizvi 115 381
Shireesh 2
Shiv Kumar 4
Shiv Kumar “Saroj” 6
Shivraj Shrivastav 1
Sholaa Kahaamavi 1
Shor Niazi 4
Shri Guru Arjan Dev Ji 1
Shriram Farrukhabadi 2
Shri Shalabh 2
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Shyam Sharma 1
Singhaar (Sharda) 2
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Sohanlal Sahir 1
Soordas 6
Sudarshan Faakir 7
Sudhakar Sharma 1
Sumitra Kumari Lahiri 1
Suraj Bhardwaj 1
Surendra Saathi 1
Suresh Chaudhary 2
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Suryabhanu Gupt 2
Susheela Devi 1
Swami Ramanand 24
Swanand Kirkire 11
T Ram Dewan 2
Taalib Allahabadi 1
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Tabaan Jhansvi 1
Taj Bhopali 3
Tajdaar Taj 2
Tajnath Zar 2
Tandon 4
Tansen 3
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Tufail Hoshiyaarpuri 1
Tulsidas 3
Uddhav Kumar 19
Umar Ansari 4
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Usha Khanna 1
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Ustaad Jhande Khan 8
V K Sobti 1
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Vasant Dev 8
Vayu 2
Veer Mohammadpuri 5
Vedpal Verma 3
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Vicar Ambalvi 1
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Vijay Bhatt-Shankar Bhatt 1
Vijay Kumar 3
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Vinay Kumar 1
Vinod Kapoor 1
Vinod Pandey 2
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Viren Dablish 3
Virendra Mishra 3
Vishal Dadlani 7
Vishwamitra Adil 38
Vishweshwar Sharma 3
Vithal Bhai Patel 7
Viviane Chaix 1
Vrajendra Gaur(1945-1980) 20
Wahid Qureshi 24
Wajaahat Mirza Changezi 4
Wajid Ali Shah 2
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Yashonandan Joshi 9
Yogesh Gaud 103 565
Yogesh Kusheshwar 1
Zafar Raahi 2
Zafar Gorakhpuri 3
Zafar Raahi 4
Zaheer Kashmiri 1
Zakir Hussain (Lyricist) 4
Zameer Kazmi 1
Zauk 2
Zia Sarhadi(1936-1956) 49 27 movies (170)

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A R Oza 7
A T Kanan 1
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Aamir Khan 2
Aarti Anklikar-Tikekar 2
Aarti Mukherji 28
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Aastha 1
Abha 1
Abhijeet 5
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Adityan A Prithviraj 1
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Adnan Sami 1
Afzal Hussain 2
Afzal Hussain 1
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Agha 1
Agha Sarwar 2
Ahmad Dilaawar 2
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Aiswarya Rai 1
Ajay Gagawale 1
Ajay Jhingran 1
Ajit Singh 3
Akbar Khan Durrani Peshawari 5
Akhtari Jaan 1
Alisha Chinoy 3
Alka Yagnik 48
Allauddin Nawed 3
Allauddin 1
Amar 13
Ambar Kumar 2
Ameer Minaai 1
Amir Ali 1
Amir Khan 7
Amirbai Karnataki 177
Amit Kumar 39
Amitabh Bachchan 22
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Anandji Veerji Shah 1
Anand Kumar 5
Anand Bakshi 5
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Anees Khatoon 6
Angoorbala 1
Anil Biswas 20
Anima Dasgupta 5
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Anima Sengupta 3
Ankush 1
Annette Pinto 3
Anoop Kumar 2
Anoop Ghoshal 2
Antara Chaudhary 5
Anu Malik 2
Anupama Deshpande 3
Anupama Raag 1
Anup Jalota 3
Anuradha Paudwal 38
Anuradha Sriram 1
Anushka Manchanda 1
Anwar 14
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Aparesh Lahiri 3
Aparna 2
Arijit Singh 3
Armaan Malik 2
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Arun Kumar Ahuja 3
Arun Kumar Mukherji 30
Arvinder Singh 1
Asa Singh Mastana 1
Asha Bhonsle 2636 7874
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Ashalata Kulkarni 1
Asha Posle 2
Ashima Bannerji 6
Ashish Mathur 1
Ashok Khare 1
Ashok Kumar 45
Ashraf Khan 6
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Aslam Allahabadi 1
Asrani 2
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Aziz Ahmad Khan Warsi 1
Aziz Naazaan 7
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Badrinath Vyas 1
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Balwant Singh 5
Bande Hasan 3
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Basant Kumari, M L 1
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Beatfour 1
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Bhupinder Singh 58
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Brijmala 4
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Bulbul Kanpuri 1
Bulo C Rani 7
C H Atma 27
C Peter 1
C Ramchandra 138
Captain Ram Singh Thakur 1
Carlisa Monterio 1
Chaandbaala 5
Chaand Wirk 1
Chandrakanta Mehra 1
Chandrani Mukherji 13
Chandrashekhar Gadgil 3
Chandru Atma 1
Chandu Shivdasani 1
Charlie 3
Charusheela Shantaram 1
Chaube Maharaj 1
Chetan 1
Chhaaya Devi 1
Chhaaya Ganguly 6
Chikki 1
Chinmayee 1
Chinmoy Roy 1
Chirashree Bhattacharya 2
Chitra 1
Chitra Singh 6
Chitragupta 16
Christine 1
Chunnilal Pardesi 1
Chunnilal Pardesi 1
Clinton Cerejo 1
D V Paluskar 5
Daisy Irani 2
Daler Mehandi 2
Damyanti Bardai 1
Danny Denzongpa 2
Darshana 1
David 1
Deedaar Singh Pardesi 2
Deena Sanghvi 1
Deenbandhu Sharma 1
Devaki Pandit 2
Dev Anand 1
Devendra Mohan 3
Deven Verma 2
Devika Rani 14
Dhananjay Bhattacharya 4
Dhan Indorewala 1
Dhiren Mittar 1
Dilawar 1
Dilip Dholakiya 2
Dilip Kumar 2
Dilip Sen 1
Dilraj Kaur 15
Dilshad Begam 11
Divya 1
Divya Kumar 1
Dominique Cerejo 2
Dost Mohammad 1
Dr Kamlesh Awasthi 3
Durga Khote 8
Dwijen Mukherji 6
Earl Edgar 1
Eddie Bilimoria 1
Ehsaan 1
Eruch Tarapore 1
Faiyyaz Mohammad 5
Faqir Mohammad 2
Farhan Akhtar 2
Fatty Prasad 1
Feroz Dastoor 13
Francis Vaz 1
Freni Shroff 1
G M Durrani 165 303
G N Joshi 2
G Pathak 1
Gandhari 2
Gauhar Karnataki 2
Gauhar Qayyum Mamjiwala 2
Gauhar Sultana 1
Gauri Bapat 1
Gauri Mitra 1
Geeta Bali 1
Geeta Dutt 855 1417
Ghanshyam Vaswani 2
Ghori 1
Ghulam Ali 1
Ghulam Haider 8
Ghulam Mohammad 4
Gope 1
Gopi Krishna 1
Govind Gopal

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Govindrao Tembe 1
Gulab Bai 2
Gulraj 1
Gul Raja 3
Gulshan Bawra 1
Gulshan Kumar 1
Gulzar 1
Gurdas Maan 2
Gurpreet Kaur 1
Gyan Dutt 2
Habib Wali Muhammad 1
Haimanti Shukla 4
Hamida Banu 61
Hamsika Iyer 1
Hansa Wadkar 1
Haridhan 1
Hariharan 22
Harindranath Chattopadhyay 4
Harish 5
Harimati Devi 2
Harishchandra Rao 1
Harshdeep Kaur 2
Hashmat 1
Hemant Kedar (Ramkrishna Shinde) 1
Hemant Kumar 202 322
Hema Malini 3
Hema Sardesai 3
Hemlata 54
Hirabai Barodkar 1
Hiradevi Mishra 2
Hiramati Dua 2
Hridaynath Mangeshkar 4
Honey Irani 2
Husn Bano 12
Husnlal 2
I S Johar 3
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Ila Ghosh 5
Imdaad Hussain 2
Inder Goel 1
Indira Mirchandani 1
Indrabadan Bhatt 1
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Indrani Roy 2
Indubaala 5
Induraani 1
Iqbal 2
Iqbal Sabri 1
Iqbal Singh 1
Ira Majumdar 2
Ira Nagrath 2
Ira Nigam 3
Ishu Jahagirdar 2
Ishwarlal 9
Ismaaeel Azad Qawaal 3
J S Kashyap 2
Jaani Babu Qawwaal 6
Jaddanbai 1
Jagjit Kaur 15
Jagjit Singh 21
Jagmohan Bakshi 3
Jagmohan Sursagar Mitra 13
Jahanara Kajjan 5
Jaishree Shivram 1
Jaiwant Kulkarni 1
James Singh 2
Jaspal Singh 17
Jatin Pandit 1
Javed Ali 4
Javed Bashir 1
Jayshree 16
Jerry Adolph 1
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Joe Alvaris 1
Joginder 1
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Jyoti 11
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K K 4
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Kanchan 6
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Kanchan 2
Kaumudi Munshi 5
Kaushalya 9
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Kishore Sahu 1
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Manju 10
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Manorama (singer) 1
Maruti 1
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Master Bittu 1
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Maya 1
Maya Bannerji 7
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Md Azeez 7
Meena Kapoor 100
Meenakshi 1
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Meenal Waagh 3
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Meena Patki 6
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Meenu 1
Meenu Cooper 2
Meenu Purushottam 5
Meera (Muriel Alaxander) 3
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Mehmood 18
Menaka 3
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Mika Singh 1
Minmini 1
Minu Purushottam 12
Mirza Musharraf 2
Miss Chaand 1
Miss Heera 1
Miss Iqbal 1
Miss Kalyani 1
Miss Leela 1
Miss Meera 2
Miss Moti 2
Miss Noorjehan 2
Miss Rose 3
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Motilal 6
Mohammad Aslam 2
Mohammad Aziz 5
Mohammad Hussain Farooqui 9
Mohana 2
Mohan Choti 1
Mohan Tara Talpade Ajinkya 20
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Mohiuddin 1
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Moti 2
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Mubarak Begam 105
Mukesh 780 932
Mukhtaar Begam 3
Mukri 2
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Mumtaz (Singer) 4
Munir Alam 1
Munnawar Sultana 1
Munnawar Sultana(P) 11
Munni Ketkiwaali 1
Munshi Aziz 1
Muralidhar 1
Muzumdar 1
N M Adhikaari 1
Naashaad 2
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Nalini Mulgaaonkar 3
Nandita Das 1
Nandu Bhende 2
Nanji Dulal 1
Narayan 2
Narendra Chanchal 6
Naresh 1
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Naseem Akhtar 27
Naseem Bano 9
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Naseem Jr 1
Natalie Di Luccio 1
Navraj Hans 1
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Nirmala Devi 34
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Nitin Mukesh 15
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Peenaz Masani 4
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Pradeep 24
Pramodini Patkar Desai 12
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Prayaag 1
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Prem Adib 12
Premlata 15
Premnath (Actor) 2
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Prof Ramanand Sharma 7
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Ramya 1
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Rashid Atre 1
Ratanbai 9
Rati Kumar Vyas 2
Ratna Gupta 1
Ratnaprabha 5
Ravi 10
Ravindra Jain 2
Ravindra Sathe 1
Razia Begam 1
Rehan Khan 1
Rehman 1
Rehmat Bai 1
Rekha 3
Rekha Bhardwaj 1
Rekha Mullick 1
Renuka Devi 3
Renuka Roy Chaudhary 1
Reshma 1
Reva Shankar 2
Rishi Kapoor 2
Robin Majumdar 1
Rochana Dahanukar 1
Rohini Ray 2
Roop Kumar Rathod 4
Roshan (singer) 1
Roshanara Begam 3
Ruma Guha Thakurta 1
Runa Laila 6
Runa Prasad 1
S D Batish 46
S D Burman 23
S Janaki 7
S K Mahaan 1
S K Raagi 2
S L Puri 3
S Mohinder 1
S N Tripathi 5
S P Balasubrahmaniam 12
Saadat Khan 2
Sabita Bannerji 15
Sabita Devi 2
Sabita Chaudhari 5
Sadhana 1
Sadhana Bose 1
Sadhana Sargam 13
Sagarika 1
Sahiti 1
Sainor 1
Saira Bano 1
Sajan Mishra 2
Sajid Khan 1
Salamat Ali Khan 1
Salim Merchant 2
Salim Saagar 1
Salma Agha 3
Sandhya Mukherji 18
Sangeeta Mahapatra 1
Sanjeevni Bhelende 1
Santram 1
Sapan Chakravarty 9
Sapna Awasthi 2
Sapna Mukherji 2
Saraswati Devi 2
Saraswati Rane 10
Sardar 1
Sardar Akhtar 4
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Sardar Malik 2
Sardar Mansoor 4
Sarfaraz Khan 1
Sarika 1
Sarita Devi 1
Sarla Devi 3
Sarla Kapoor 2
Sarojini 1
Saroj Welingkar 1
Sartaz Khan 1
Sarwar Khan 1
Satish 1
Satish Batra 11
Satish Subramaniam 1
Saud Khan 1
Savita Suman 1
Savitri Ghosh 1
Seema Ramchandani 1
Seema Sahgal 1
Seeta Agrawal 2
Shaan 13
Shaantanu Moitra 1
Shabab Sabri 1
Shabana Azmi 1
Shabbir Ali 1
Shabbir Kumar 12
Shafaqat Amanat Ali 2
Shahida Khan 1
Shahrukh Khan 1
Shahu Modak 7
Shaila Devi 3
Shailesh Mukherji 7
Shailendra Singh 37
Shakeel Badayuni 1
Shakoor 1
Shakti Thakur 1
Shalmali Kholgade 1
Shama 2
Shama Chitar 1
Shambhu Qawwaal 2
Shamim Bano 10
Shaminder 4
Shammi Kapoor 1
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Shankar
Shankar Mahadevan 25
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Shanta Hublikar 2
Shanta Kumari 2
Shanta Kunwar 1
Shanta Thakkar 2
Shanti 2
Shanti Hiranand 1
Shanti Mathur 4
Shanti Sharma 2
Shanti Sudha Ghosh 3
Sharad Kumar 1
Sharda 36
Sharda Sinha 1
Sharmila Tagore 1
Sharon Prabhakar 1
Shashi Kapoor 1
Shatrughan Sinha 2
Sheela 7
Sheela Shirodkar 1
Sheetal Ghosh 3
Sheikh 1
Sheikh Mukhtaar 1
Shekhar Ravijani 3
Shekhar Sawkar 1
Shilpa Rao 1
Shireen Bano 2
Shivaji Chattopadhyay 1
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Shivram 2
Shobha 1
Shobha Gurtu 4
Shobha Joshi 1
Shobhana Samarth 1
Shraddha Pandit 1
Shreya Ghoshal 17
Shridhar Parsekar 1
Shubha Mudgal 1
Shyama Bai 1
Shyama Hemmadi 5
Shyamal Mitra 4
Shyam Kumar 16
Shyam Sundar (actor-singer) 5
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Siddharth Basrur 1
Siddiqui 1
Simi Garewal 1
Sita Agrawal 3
Sitaara Bai 1
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Sitaara Kanpuri 19
Snehlata Dixit 1
Snehlata Tare 2
Snehal Bhatkar 7
Sneha Pant 4
Snehprabha Pradhan 11
Sonali Vajpayee 15
Sonik 2
Sonu Nigam 21
Sriradha Bannerji 1
Srinivas 2
Subhash Ghai 1
Subir Sen 19
Sudesh Bhonsle 9
Sudha Malhotra 123 266
Sudha Mukherji 1
Sudhir Phadke 4
Suhas 1
Suhasini Kolhapure 1
Sujit Chowdhury 1
Sukhwinder Singh 14
Sulakshana Pandit 26
Sulochana Kadam 48
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Sumitra Devi 1
Sunanda Kamath 1
Sundarabai 4
Sunder 11
Sunidhi Chauhan 12
Sunil Ghosh 1
Sunil Dutt 2
Suprabha Sarkar 10
Suraiyya 312 325
Suraj Jagan 1
Surendra 73 334
Suresh (actor) 1
Suresh Rajwanshi 1
Suresh Wadkar 64
Surinder Kaur 45
Surinder Kohli 2
Surti 1
Susheela Rani Patel 4
Sushil Kumar 1
Sushil Sahu 3
Swadesh Mahaan 1
Swanand Kirkire 4
Swaroop Lata 1
T A Moti 4
Taj 1
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Talat Mehmood 381 450
Tamancha Jaan 1
Tanishka Sanghvi 1
Tanvi Shah 2
Tara 1
Tara Baswani 1
Timir Baran 1
Tina Munim 1
Tochi Raina 1
Trilok Kapoor (Singer) 9
Uday Majumdar 1
Udit Narayan 35
Uma Devi 40
Uma Shashi 14
Umesh Sharma 1
Umrao Zia Begam 6
Upagna Pandya 3
Upendra Sharma 1
Urmila 1
Ursula Vaz 1
Usha Bhatia 1
Usha Khanna 35
Usha Mangeshkar 184
Usha Rege 1
Usha Timothy 14
Usha Uthup 8
Ustaad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan 2
Ustaad Ghulam Mustafa Khan 2
Ustaad Jhande Khan 8
Ustaad Sultan Khan 2
Utpala Sen 11
V Shantaram 1
Vaishali Mhade 1
Vaishali Samarth 2
Vandana Shashtri 1
Vani Jairam 15
Vanita Mishra 1
Vanmaala 2
Van Shipley 1
Varsha Bhonsle 1
Vasant Desai 3
Vasant Eric 1
Vasanti 8
Vasundhara Das 1
Vatsala Kumthekar 8
Veena Kumari 2
Veenapani Mukherji 1
Vibha Saraf 2
Vicky Mehta 1
Vidyanath Seth 2
Vijay 1
Vijaya 1
Vijaya Majumdar 3
Vijay Benedict 1
Vijay Dutt 1
Vijay Kumar 1
Vijay Kumar Pandit 1
Vijay Prakash 2
Vimal Sardesai 1
Vimla 1
Vinay Goswami 2
Vinay Mandke 1
Vinayakrao Patwardhan 4
Vinod (MD) 2
Vinod Desai 2
Vinodini Dixit 3
Vinod Rathod 11
Vinod Sehgal 1
Vipin Sachdeva 1
Vishal Dadlaani 4
Vishnupant Jog 2
Vishnupant Pagnis 2
Vivian Lobo 1
Vyjyantimala 1
Waheeda Rehman 1
Wahidan Bai 9
Wajid 2
Wazeer Muhammad Khan 1
Yakoob 2
Yashita Sharma 1
Yashodhara Katju 2
Yashwant Bhatt 4
Yesudas 57
Yusuf 1
Yusuf Azad 2
Zahoor Raja 3
Zaibunnisa 1
Zareena Mistry 1
Zeenat Aman 1
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Zohra Jaan 2
Zubeida 1
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70 Responses to "Some stats !"

WOW!!!
Fantastic, Atul.
One question: Is this updated every day?
I can imagine that it must be additional work for you to update this every day (it is a manual exercise?). In that case, maybe you could update this periodically and just mention last-update-date.
This is a wonderful enhancement to the site.

Like I mentioned to you earlier, I have been busy elsewhere the last couple of weeks. I have visited the site but only for a very short period.

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Yes, I update it every day.

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Here are some more statistical figures for your information:

Total Music Directors featured-149
Total Lyricists-189
Total Singers-127
as on today.

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Thanks for these figures.
And another figure:
Total movies featured- 1410

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Amazing stuff Atul. And to see that you manually update these daily … wow what do I say? Could there be a way to automate this? Would surely save you time. Do let me know if I can help in any way. And thanks again for a wonderful blog (It is the only site I am on all the time these days).

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New Delhi, 11th April 2011

Thanks Atul Ji,

I am regular to your blog. It is an enormous great effort for music lovers.

Best Regards,
Mohan Lal

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You have taken so much effort in compiling these songs, is it possible to segregate the list of songs singerwise?

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Indeed it is possible, but it will take time.

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Atul ji,
The above post is not written by me.
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Oh, I was indeed fooled. But yes, it is possible, but it will take time.

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There is only one Deshmukh in this whole world?

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Of course there are many, 🙂 but here in this blog, Mr Arunkumar Deshmukh is a regular for quite some time.

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In ‘List of songs Moviewise’ it would have been better to give singer name against each song instead of movie name as it is already in the caption. Why this duplication Atul?

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Movie name is an integral part of songs, so I follow this convention of giving the movie name in brackets for every song.

singer’s name with song is a good idea, but implementing it would take time. it would be better if I give singer wise breakup of songs. even that would take time, though.

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Ok. I know its a very lengthy and time consuming exercise, but please think about it as it will be a great addition to this wonderful and amazing blog.

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ATULJI

Fantastic addition to the blog.

This blog will be immortal in the eyes of the music lovers; especially the lovers who swear by the era of the music discussed here.

Heartfelt thanks to you and the blog, the conjunction was not necessary here as THE BLOG IS ATUL AND ATUL IS THE BLOG.

Praying for the constant success of this blog, may it scale greater heights.

regards

Mohan

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Thanks a lot for your encouraging words.

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Kudos to you, Atulji…I recently hit upon your Great Work. It’s nothing short of an epic. Kudos again

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Thanks a lot for your encouraging words.

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greetings! wonderful work atulji . determination and dedication has shown remarkable results. film music lovers are truly fortunate with ATULSONGADAY.

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i appreciate your fantastic effort. this is a real treat for music lovers.
god bless u. best wishes.

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Thanks a lot for your kind words.

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Dear Atul

Simply Superb! Fantastic! Amazing!

Words can not describe the amount of time and effort you have put in and are putting in to keep this site live and filled with useful and interesting information.

You are doing a Great Work for all music lovers.

I am sure you will continue enhancing your blogsite and give us, music lovers, everything we always wanted to know about music and its creators.

Best regards,

K S Prakash
from Qatar

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Amazing blog. Only thing missing songs segeration singerwise.

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Perhaps some day I will add that too.

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Phir to sone pe suhaga ho jayega Atulji.

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JUST WONDERING WHICH IS THE MOST COMMENTED SONG ON THIS BLOG?

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kudos to Atul ! !

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It is a fantastic asset for the Indian music lovers. Hats off, Atulji.

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This certainly the most comprehensive collection of writeups I have come across and is my main source of looking up a song that comes to my mind. Having grown in at a time when there was no TV (which came to many small towns only after the 1983 Asiad games), I am enthralled to see some of my favorite songs on youtube thanks to the links in your blog.

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Thanks a bunch for your gargantuan effort. You’ve been compiling this for your pleasure; but it is a mini minefield! (Incidentally, ‘mini’ is in no way to undermine your effort; it is relative only to ‘Google’, generally-speaking, the world’s barometer for ‘search’.) I have often peeked into your mines, in search of a hard-to-find jewel elsewhere… and usually met with success! 🙂 Yet again, thank you. Thoroughly enjoyable. Cheers.

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The update with Arun ji’s statistics of the No. of career songs by singer, lyricist etc is really nice. This stats page has moved up many notches now with this update :). Thank you Atul ji and Arun ji.

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Do you have any interesting ushered or lesser known stories about film personalities in seprate box. I like Lata story how was she find by Gulam Haider or Nargis story with Zaddanbai and Granny Dilipa. Where I can find such old stories ?

I am keen to know.

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Prem ji,

You can read in details the story of Dilipa,jaddaanbai and Nargis in the book ” Aap ki Parchhaiyan ” by shri Rajnikumar pandya ji.
Lata’s story is available on internet freely and at many places.

This blog has also detailed these stories from time to time.

Thanks.

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Thanks for reply. If I want to check old stories of this blog how do I find them.

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Please I want to see the number of songs Alka Yagnik, Kumar Sanu and Udit Narayan. Would you please count and publish their number of songs? They claim to have sung 15,000 to 25,000 songs, but as it decreased in case of lata from 50,000 to 5,645 songs they have sung much less songs than they claim. Another question, would you please tell me if there is any database of Bengali? Asha Bhosle and Sandhya Mukherjee has sung more than 7000 songs in Bengali, I want to know the actual figure. Please help me.

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We in this blog are rather underwhelmed by the music of the era in which these artists worked. So we do not keep track of the number of songs done by them.

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There is HFGK for Hindi movies and similar listing for Gujarati too, but I am not aware of a Bangla movies geetkosh.

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Imtiaz ji,

As per muvyz.com some of the singers have this tally of hindi film songs-
Alka Yagnik-2482
Kumar Sanu-1727
Udit narayan-1891
Kavita krishnamurthy-1456
Sonu Nigam-1026
Sunidhi Chauhan-899

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It is mammoth task Atul saab to compose Entire list of Hindi Cine film Directors and Singers I would say this is ” Dictionary Of Cine Artist ” Awesome. Shekhar.

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Thanks for your appreciation.

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Atul ji.. number of movies Yippeeeed!! count is there.. but number of totaly movies covered is not there on the blog. Would it be possible to add it Atul ji? :). Thank you.

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Thanks for the suggestion. Now I have made the change. Total number of movies represented are 3241. 688 of them are YIPPEED movies.

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Good addition. Thanks.

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Thank you so much Atul ji. That is a lot of movies indeed :).

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in the yearwise song details, can we classified the song moviewise, so it will be easy to find out particular movie song

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sudhir joshi ji,
There is already a ” List of songs moveiwise” section on this Blog. You will find it on the Home page.
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Arunji

U are right sir. But as for example, there are 846 songs in the year 1951 for which films certificate issued by board as per geet kosh by harmindarji. & at present 390 song posted in this site.If we can classify songs by movie wise in that particular year,so it will be easy to find out which song we do not have and which song last added. At present i have 570 songs for 1951 out of 846.
your comment is most welcome.

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It is an interesting suggestion. Personally I am aware which songs from which movies are available and which are missing, but that is not shown in the list. I will keep this suggestion in mind.

As for the year 1951, we at present have 390 songs from 76 movies (there were 97 movies that were certified in that year). 26 of these movies have all their songs covered (YIPPEED in our terminology). So we need to add songs from remaining 50 movies. In addition, we need to introduce songs from the as yet unintroduced 21 movies.

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atulji

thank u sir

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atulji

recently i have heard one programme broadcasted by (slbc) and uploaded by eraksoldies on occasion of birthday anniversary of late OMPRAKASHJI in which slbc has played record of song of howrah bridge picutarised on him – ent ki duggi pan ka ekka…. and i surprised to hear it because it some what differ than i used to hear it from my collection because the words in song are differ in two/three places. how is it possible ?. are there many songs of films that are differ from we used to hear & what slbc have records of songs ?

please throw some light on the topic at your own time

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Audio of the song often differs from the video. Sometimes the songs in Audio or video version get modified because of such demands by censors etc. There are quite a few such examples.

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Video version:

chhaliya mera naam
chhaliya mera naam

Record version:

chhaliya mera naam
chhalna mera kaam

Censor took objection to ‘chhalna mera kaam’.

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Sudhir Joshi ji,

Since the early days of talkie films in India, and since the mid 1930s onwards, when it became more popular to publish the songs of the films on 78 rpm records, there has been a near regular practice that all songs were recorded twice. Once the songs were recorded for the 78 rpm record, and the second time they were recorded for actual picturization.

The reason for this is that the duration of the song on one side of the 78 rpm record, has to be always less than 3 and a half minutes. So every song that is played from a 78 rpm record is always of a duration of 3 minutes and few seconds.

Since there is no such limitation in the song to be picturized, it can be longer, and it can be with more time spent in preludes and interludes. Hence the music directors and film producers, generally got these two versions recorded separately.

Also there are numerous examples, in which we can clearly make out the following types of differences in the two versions,
– variations in prelude and interlude music
– leading couplets, which are not present in the 78 rpm version
– variations even in the instruments being played
– the alaap, sargam, and taal pieces, both in duration and in content
– variation in the words, and even full stanzas
– even cases that there is an additional singer, whose lines are heard only in the soundtrack version, but not in 78 rpm record version

There are numerous cases, where the starting line if the song as listed in Geet Kosh, is not to be found anywhere in the song that we hear. In most cases, that the starting line as listed in Geet Kosh is the leading couplets in the song, which would be present in the soundtrack version, but have been omitted from the 78 rpm record version, to save time. Now, in cases where the films themselves are not traceable, trying to track down these leading couplets is impossible. And hence this mystery of the different starting lines in the songs we hear (mostly being played from 78 rpm records) as compared to the Geet Kosh, may never be resolved.

The variations in longer duration songs is even more interesting; I am talking about items like qawwaalis, and others, which are published, for example, on two sides of a 78 rpm record. So on the 78 rpm record, the duration is approximately 6 minutes, but actually in the film the duration turns out to be much longer.

In the example given above by Sadanand ji, wherein the words in the song are different in the two versions (on account of censor objections), it is to be noted that the gramophone records were recorded and generally released much before the release of the film. So the censor could not take any action on the version of the song on the gramophone record, because it was already in the market and in the hands of the listeners. When the film came up for censor certification, then their objections led to make the change on the soundtrack of the film. Once again, there are many such examples also.

Around mid 1970s, the trend to publish songs on 78 rpm records faded away, and the songs were being released on EPs (45 rpm) and LPs (33.3 rpm). And soon in late 1970s, the songs also started to be released on cassettes. All these media did not have the limitation of 3 and a half minutes. Hence, mid 1970s onwards the record version and the screen version are generally the same (except in some special cases of corrections due to censor objections).

And lastly, as we come into the 1990s and later, all recordings have become digital, and the role of records / cassettes / CDs etc has been minimized. Now every item of sound, every song etc. is on the computer. The music directors and sound editors have the capability, using software tools, to manipulate these sound items, as they like. And so, these days, we see the same song mixed in many different ways. The version in the film, is different than the version on CD, which is different from the version on YouTube, and the YouTube may carry multiple versions of the same song.

Rgds
Sudhir

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Wow, Sudhir ji, what an explanation !
Simply superb !!
One point comes to my mind that in many cases, as you have already pointed out, the starting line of the HFGK does not match with the song on Record.
Could it be because in most cases,as Hamraz ji has conceded himself many times,the HFGK mukhdas are copied from the film booklets and NOT from the records ?
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I also think so. The quality control of these film booklets are typically not of very high order and there can be mistakes in them.

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Arun ji,

Yes, it is true. The Geet Kosh compilation process is based more on the information contained in the booklets. It would have been near impossible to gather and listen to ALL the records of the songs, even those which are/were available, and then write the title lines for Geet Kosh compilation. So yes, that information is based on the songs as they have appeared on the sound track of the film (which is the version that gets represented in the booklets), and not as available on the records. And so, the cases where the films themselves are not traceable, the mystery of the variations in the leading lines will always remain.

Atul ji,

It is not so much about the quality control of the content of the booklets. The issue is not the mistakes in the words and grammar of the lines of the song lyrics. The issue simply is that the song as presented on screen had some leading lines, which got represented in the booklet. But since these leading lines were not part of the 78 rpm recording, in the absence of the film itself, it is not possible to determine. My take is that if and when the movies surface, then the content of the booklet will be upheld, in comparison to the audio only version available on the 78 rpm records.

Sadanand ji,

Your observation is correct that there are many cases where the refrain (the oft repeated lines of the mukhda) are presented as the title in Geet Kosh and also on our blog. That representation is a matter of choice on part of the compiler, but is possible only after having heard the actual song (in audio or video). We have already established that the Geet Kosh compilation process depended mostly on the booklets content, and to a lesser extent on the actual song as it was heard. In fact, a very large number of songs were not available (and so were unheard) when the Geet Kosh volumes got published. Many songs have surfaced after the publication, in form of lost 78 rpms being traced. The corresponding films themselves not being traced, sometimes creates this issue of different leading lines.

Rgds
Sudhir

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There is one more example as to why the the mukhdas listed on HFGK sometime does not match with the first line of the song on videos and records. I have observed that sometime the refrains in the song (the lines in the mukhda which gets repeated at the end of each antara) has been shown in HFGK.

I have also observed that some songs have been listed in the Blog in similar fashion like a song from ‘Aankhen’ (1950):

Chup rehna chaahoon reh na sakoon
Kuchh kehna chaahoon keh na sakoon
Qismat ne hamen majboor kiya

The song has been listed as ‘qismat ne hamen majboor kiya’.

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As I have requested on the WhatsApp group it will be highly informative and enriching for all that the above discussion is combined in a write up and posted with a suitable song on the blog please.
Atul ji too is in line with the same proposal.

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thanks

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The very famous song Jyoti Kalash Chhalke has five stanzas in the movie Bhabhi Ki Chudiya on the original sound track (on screen), but only four in the gramophone record.Even in Binaca Geet Mala, it was played with four stanzas only. (Amber Kumkum is omitted).Reason is not known to me.
A very strange trivia about this song. Lata Ji was not paid the remuneration of this song by the producer Sadashiv J RawKavi. This is mentioned by the journalist Shirish Kanekar who heard it from Lata herself.He got it confirmed from the ledger book also. Reason not known.

D Samant

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Atul ji,
Under the Singer’s heading, I find written as Bibbo ( Ishrat jahan).
As far as I know her name was Ishrat Sultana. ( Ishrat jahan was Indurani’s name.
Please look into this.

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Under singers list, only Bibbo is written with 6 songs. Ishrat Jahaan is not written.

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Please see Miss Bibbo name.

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Actually Bibbo or Miss Bibbo is one person. Two entries are not required.

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Thanks for pointing out the duplication of entries.

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I hope you will correct these things. Miss Bibbo(Ishrat Jehan) is still there.

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ATULJI
in the yearwise list of songs, it may be classified in the movie wise songs so we can find what is the new song you have added.

sudhir joshi

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It is a good suggestion. I will do it, though it will take time.

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I had that 4 Aana booklet of the famous New Theater film Doctor and the song “Aayee Bahar Aaj …” was printed as “Aai Maharaj …” !!!

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