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This article is written by Avinash Scrapwala, 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, 08th March 2017, is the 96th birth anniversary of Sahir Ludhianvi – the poet – lyricist – whom we fondly remember for his memorable or rather immortal poetry and songs too – and the classic poetic gems – which he contributed to the Indian Cinema.
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“Mere Hamsafar” (1970) was directed by Dulal Guha for Labela Films, Bombay. This movie had Sharmila Tagore, Jeetendra, Balraj Sahni, Jeevan, Laxmi Chhaya, Suresh, Shammi, Mohan, Sheri Prakash, Thoppa, Keshto Mukherjee, Sunder etc in it.
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This article is written by Sudhir, 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.

An out and out theatre person who seemed to have stepped on to the silver screen by accident. My first introduction to Dinesh Thakur was when I went to see a stage play in Delhi. I was in school, and the book-reading bug had bit me big time. I was devouring books by the dozen almost on a weekly basis. I got introduced to a wide variety of written genres and authors. In the midst of this, one stream was reading stage plays. Of course, started with the Shakespeare’s ‘Midsummer’s Night Dream’ which was part of our English curriculum. I picked up books of plays written by western authors, and then also got interested in reading plays by Indian authors.
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This article is written by Raja, 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.

Sometimes you wonder why a song becomes a huge hit. And at other times, you wonder why a song doesn’t.

Today, as I write this post, I am left to ponder on why this song did not become as huge a hit as, in my opinion, it deserved to. The only explanation I can come up with is that the film tanked badly at the box office. And as we know, many a song has suffered purely because the film itself didn’t do well.
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This article is written by Avinash Scrapwala, 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.

Rajesh Khanna – The Phenomenon – 2
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There has been a long gap after the first post appeared in this series. My original thought was that I would be able to share posts in this series at the rate of one post per month. However I could not do sent any other post after the first one, which was sent on the occasion of the birth anniversary of the ‘First Superstar of Indian Cinema’.
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This article is written by Avinash Scrapwala, 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.

#the Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 27 #
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‘Ek Mahal Ho Sapnon Ka-1975’ was directed by Devendra Goel for Goel Cine Corporation, Bombay. The censor board passed this film on 09.07.1975. Its music was composed by Ravi and the lyrics were penned by Sahir Ludhianvi.
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“Besharam”(1978) was directed by Deven Verma for Navratan Films, Bombay. The movie had Amitabh Bachchan. Sharmila Tagore, Amjad Khan, Bindu, Deven Verma, Nirupa Roy, A K Hangal, Ifthikar, Imtiaz, Jagdish Raj, G M Durrani, Shamim Banu, Dhumal, Mohan Choti, Uma Dhawan, Kamal Bhatia, Gopi Krishna, Helen, Jayshree T etc in it.
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This article is written by nahm, 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.

Mohammed Rafi : The incomparable – Song No. 03
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Here is an example of a typical filmy song. It has the correct amount of teasing, mischief and romance with confidence. And nobody, no singer atleast did this with the right balance as Rafi Sahab.
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“Anand Ashram”(1977) was produced and directed by Shakti Samanta. The movie had Ashok Kumar, Asit Sen, Uttam Kumar, Sharmila Tagore, Utpal Dutt, Anita Guha/Dutta, Prema Narayan, Master Alankar Joshi, Rakesh Roshan, Moushumi Chatterjee, Manik Dutta, Chandrima Bhaduri, C.S.Dubey, Amal,Manik, Rajat, Shanti, Samar Roy, Nazir, Ravi, D.Sinha, Ratan, Tushar, Dolly, Jyoti etc in it.
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This article is written by Sudhir, 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.

Songs to Tickle Your Memory – 10
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The year would have been 1966 or 1967. Yash Chopra’s now iconic film ‘Aadmi Aur Insaan’ was on the drawing boards. Yash ji approached a very up and coming actress of singular beauty with an offer for the lead female role. And the young lady, all of maybe 22 or 23 years old, declined; with reason that she was quitting films. The role then was taken up by Saira Banu. The film, with some delays, got released in 1969, and went on to be a successful box office earner in its own right. The lady who declined the role, appeared in the same year in another blockbuster of a movie that actually catapulted her, and her leading man in that film, to heights of stardom.
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