The Title Music That Became Identity of Film

What could possibly be interesting in a 2:45 minutes title music ? Given that it has no lyrics , no singing and not much of an instrumental interplay , it is not surprising that it has not been much discussed and yet, it’s much loved, obsessed and cherished piece of music by all music lovers. Title track of Sholay is nothing less a milestone than the film itself. Pancham‘s music …

Jane Kya Soch Kar : An Emotional Expression in Two Versions

Sur, Taal aur Talaffuz as it is said in music training, are the three foundation pillars of good singing. When Latabai as she was fondly known in her initial days, joined the film industry from her humble maharashtrian background, composer Naushad had asked her to take Urdu lessons to improve her Tallafuz. Now what is this thing and why is it so important that even the singer like Lata Mangeshkar …

Bechara Dil Kya Kare – grievance of a playful heart – Khushboo (1975)

Yaar Kuchh Karte Hain………this used to be the skull mark line of Pancham whenever he wanted to experiment something different in his compositions and if the poetry of Gulzar is added to his zeal, it becomes treat to ears. Let’s talk about such song which came from creative combines of these two genius. Its a song of a loving complaint of a playful heart. Bechara Dil Kya Kare, Sawan Jale, …

Vocal Harmony in Hindi Songs

When Sir Thomas Roe founded first British factory in Surat and when Vasco Da Gama first landed in Calicut, they would have never imagined in their dreams that after four centuries , they would be instrumental for a fascinating event to take place. This event was composition of music in films. The fusion of Western music that came with Europeans in India with Indian Classical nuances that existed here for …

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