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Classic songs

Humein Tumse Pyaar Kitna – Classic Song

This song has 2 versions. One is ghazal sung by Parveen Sultana and other is filmy song sung by Kishor Kumar, both were made for a bollywood movie “Kudrat” released in 1980. #1. Ghazal version The Pakistani singer Parveen Sultana has sung… Continue Reading →

Tarun ahe ratra ajuni – Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar

What’s behind this great song? Music composition by Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar Voice by Asha Bhosale Ghazal poetry (lyrics) by Suresh Bhat Flute played by Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasiya A marathi ghazal that I listen to at night, sometimes on repeat 😉… Continue Reading →

Jiya Jale from Dil se

Singers: Lata Mangeshkar, M. G. Sreekumar Music:  A. R. Rehman Lyrics: Gulzar Movie: Dil se.. Jiya Jale song has some beautiful wildness that comes from one and only A R Rehman. Right from the start of the song till the end, it gives you… Continue Reading →

Sonu Nigam Explaining Greatness of Lata Mangeshkar’s Man Mohna Song

Sonu Nigam explaining Lata’s great song Man Mohna song, which was recorded in one take.. and which is very difficult song to sing..

Top 15 songs composed in 7 beats

Best Songs in 7 Beats While most of our Indian songs are in 16 bits, I personally like 7 beats songs. I present here some of my favourite songs that are composed in 7 beats. In classical music Roopak Taal… Continue Reading →

Ehsaan Tera Hoga Mujh Par

Music Director: Shankar Jaykishan (SJ) Singers: M Rafi and Lata Mangeshkar. It’s absolutely world class music. No wonder it was at the top position in the Binaca Geetmala (1962) loved by millions of Indians. This Radio program had 9,00,000 –… Continue Reading →

Ae Dil-e-naadan – Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar Movie: Razia Sultan (1983) Music Director: Khayyam Lyricist: Jan Nissar Akhtar (Father of Javed Akhtar) The things you should know about music of Ae Dil-e-Naadan: The film was based on real story of “Razia Sultan”. She was the last… Continue Reading →

Din dhal jaye – Guide

There are some classic songs, we call them masterpiece. This song is one of them. This song is from the movie Guide. The actors Dev Anand and Waheeda Rehman are in lead role in this film. The lyricist of this… Continue Reading →

The evergreen song of Lata Mangeshkar

There are number of great songs Lata Mangeshkar has sung.. picking up my favorite one today. But before that, let’s backup a bit in early 40’s. It was the time when the movies started to have the sound in it…. Continue Reading →

Legendary song – Ye dil tum bin kahi lagta nahi – Lata Mangeshkar and M. Rafi

Its the romantic duet song. The great thing about this song is its simplicity. Its delightful and very pleasing. Singers: Lata Mangeshkar and M. Rafi. Lyricist: Sahir Ludhiyanvi. Music director: Laxmikant and Pyarelal.  [soundcloud url=”″ params=”color=00aabb&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_artwork=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]… Continue Reading →

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