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Posts Tagged ‘Lakshmi Shankar


This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Today’s song is from the film Taksaal-56. It is sung by S.D.Batish and Lakshmi Shankar with chorus.
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This article is written by Bharat Upadhyay, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Genius of Jaidev – 43
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‘Do Boond Paani’ (1971) was produced by Naya Sansar, and directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas. The subject matter of this social film is the problem of water scarcity in Rajashan. The star cast consists of Simi Grewal, Jalal Agha, Kiran Kumar, Madhuchanda, Prakash Thapa, Sajjan, Rasheed Khan, Pichoo Kapur, Amrit Oberoi, Ghanshyam, Hoor Banu, Asha, Mona, Anamika, Yunus Parwez, Tanya, Ravikant, Mehboob, Shankar, Bishan Khanna, Bhagwan Sinha, Hanuman, Ramzan, Maruti, Mohammad etc.
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This article is written by Bharat Upadhyay, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

According to Wikipedia, “Born in 1926, Lakshmi Shankar started her career in dancing. In 1939, when Uday Shankar brought his dance troupe to Madras, (recently renamed Chennai), she joined the Almora Centre to learn Uday Shankar’s dance style based on the Indian classics, and became a part of his troupe. She later married Uday Shankar’s brother, Rajendra (with nickname Raju).
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“Johar Mehmood in Hongkong” (1971) was produced by K Z Seth and Madan Chopra and directed by S A Akbar. The movie had I S Johar, Mehmood, Sonia Sahni, Kamal Kapoor, Tuntun, Manorama, Agha, Mukri, Polson, Pran, Madhumati, Mehmood Junior, Raj Kishore, Murad, Tiwari, Aruna Irani, Haroon etc in it.
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This article is written by Shekhar Gupta, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.

Following the passing away of Bharat Ratna Pandit Ravi Shankar recently on 11 Dec 2012, his phenomenally gifted first wife Annapurna Devi and his talented daughter Anoushka came under renewed focus. His eldest brother Padma Vibhushan Late Uday Shankar, an acclaimed dancer and choreographer of his day, was also very much in the mention.
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This article is wrtitten by Sadanand Kamath, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.

Among the singers of devotional songs, one name that comes to my mind is Lakshmi Shankar. It was almost a daily ritual for me to listen to one of her devotional (bhajan) songs almost every day in the morning on All India Radio, Bombay (Mumbai). At that time, I had no inkling that she was a classical dancer and later a renowned classical vocalist of Patiala Gharana. I was not even aware that she belonged to the illustrious Shankar family.
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