Category: Music Directors

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Anil Biswas

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On May 11, 2010
On May 31, octogenarian composer Anil Biswas, fondly known as Anil Dha, passed away in New Delhi. His contributions to the evolution and enrichment of film music are well known. He died at the ripe age of 89 after scoring music for about 90 films. Born on July 7, 1914, in a small village of […]

Bulo C. Rani

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On November 14, 2009

Composer and singer in Hindi films called Bulo Chandiram Ramchandani, born in Hyderabad (Sind), now Pakistan. Joined Ranjit Studio (1939) as assistant to Khemchand Prakash, making his debut as a singe

Husnlal-Bhagatram

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On November 8, 2009

“Chup chup kharey ho zaroor koi baat hai, pehli mulaqaat hai ji pehli mulaqaat hai” sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Premlata for film “Bari Behen” in the year 1949 was certainly one of the most po

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A popular playback singer, Mukesh was born Mukesh Chand Mathur. He was initiated into films as an actor by his cousin Motilal. Mukesh’s first song was a ghazal, ‘Dil bujha to phasl-e-bahaar kya’ composed by Ashok Ghosh for the film Nirdosh where he co-starred with Nalini Jaywant. He went on to act and sing in […]
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Ghulam Haider

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In Music Directors , Music Directors
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On November 8, 2009
Music composer born in Hyderabad (Sind, Pakistan). Studied dentistry. Leading composer from the Lahore group e.g. Shyam Sunder, Khurshid Anwar and S.D. Batish. With Naushad initiated a musical revolution helping to institutionalize an All-India Film aesthetic in the 40s. Learnt music from Babu Ganeshlal, with whom he worked in theatre playing harmonium in Calcutta. Briefly […]
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