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

Posts Tagged ‘Baabar

16th november 1966 was the day when Roshan, then at the peak of his career expired all of a sudden. That happened exactly 45 years ago and lots of water has flown under the bridge since. His two sons managed to have reasonable careers in Hindi movies, with one of his songs following in his steps as a music director. and his grandson, who was born several years after his death became a superstar of Hindi movies. Today many people of the younger generation remember Roshan as the grandfather of Hrithik Roshan. As far as people of my generation as well as older generation is concerned, Hrithik Roshan is the grand son of Roshan and not vice versa. The fact that the first name of Roshan Lal Nagrath should be adopted as the surname by his sons and grandsons shows what a huge star Roshan was. His name sold, and it sells today, and it will sell long after Hrithik Roshan has retired.
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“Baabar” (1960), as the name suggests, is based on the life of Babar,the first Mughal emperor of India.

This movie had actors like Gajanan Jageerdar,Azra,Sohan,Kapila,Shubha Khote,Randhir,Badri Prasad, Roopmala etc. Most of these actors do not ring any bells for me.
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“Baabar” (1960) was obviously a movie made on the life of Baabar, the first Mughal king. This was a low budget movie made with smalltime actors.
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We know for sure that writing love letters is considered a strict no no in Indian culture and that was certainly even more so in the olden days. It is only literature and stories where one hears of love letters, not in real life.
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When I watched the name of the movie and then the first line of the lyrics, it did not ring any bell. But when I listened to the song, it brought back a whole string of memories.
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