Lata Mangeshkar

October 2012

Lata Mangeshkar at the wedding of Meera Joglekar with Ajit (1970)

By |October 20th, 2012|

April 2012

Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar sing a duet in Evergreen Pictures’ “Dulhan”. Hemant Kumar rehearses them (1954)

By |April 9th, 2012|

December 2011

Vijay Bhatt, Anil Biswas, Lata Mangeshkar, Naushad, Nadira and Ghulam Mohammed

By |December 25th, 2011|

October 2011

Jagmohan Sursagar, B.N. Sharma, Lata Mangeshkar and Gyan Mukerjee at the recording of a song for Sardar (1955)

By |October 29th, 2011|

Lata Mangeshkar – G.M. Durrani Controversy

By |October 9th, 2011|

One of the reasons that might have contributed to the downfall of G.M. Durrani was this incident which Lata mentions in the book “Lata Mangeshkar… in her own voice”.

“The first song I sang for Naushad was a duet with G.M. Durrani,- `Haye chhore ki […]

September 2011

Lata Mangeshkar – Anil Biswas Collaboration

By |September 25th, 2011|

Lata sang approximately 120 songs for Anil Biswas in 29 Hindi films. Out of these, approximately 88 were solos and the rest were duets or songs involving more than 2 singers.
Lata Mangeshkar on Anil Biswas
Another music director steeped in classical and folk music is […]

August 2011

Lata Mangeshkar’s Song List – 1973

By |August 20th, 2011|

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Song
Year
Film
Co-Singers
Music Director

Jana hai hamen to with
1973
5 dushman
Kishore Kumar
R.D. Burman

Vaada karo nehin with
1973
Aa gale lag jaa
Kishore Kumar
R.D. Burman

Ab to hai tumse har khushi apni
1973
Abhimaan

S.D. Burman

Loote koi man ka nagar
1973
Abhimaan
Manhar Udhas
S.D. Burman

Nadiya kinare heraay aaye […]

Ulfat Ka Saaz Chhedo from Aurat (1953) and its Greek Version Afti i nihta meni (1959)

By |August 13th, 2011|

Inspired/Copied version :- Afti i nihta meni –  Year – 1959 – Singer – Stelios Kazantzidis – Country – Greece

Original or Inspired from :- Ulfat ka saaz chhedo – Film – Aurat – Year – 1953 –  Music Director – Shankar Jaikishan – Country – […]

Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar singing for Anil Biswas in Fareb (1953) – Aa mohabbat ki basti basayien gey hum

By |August 4th, 2011|

Today is 82nd Birth Anniversary of Kishore Kumar. Therefore, I am posting one of my favorite duets of Kishore with Lata. After listening to songs like these I really wish Kishore had sung more songs in the 1950s. Unfortunately his output in that decade […]

July 2011

Badli teri nazar – Badi Bahu (1951) – Anil Biswas – Lata Mangeshkar – Raag Jaijaiwanti

By |July 23rd, 2011|

Initially, I had some hesitation in placing this song in the domain of Jaijaiwanti, since the lower notes of the raag Ni Sa Re Ni Dh Pa Re is missing in the asthai. However, Pa Ga Ma Re Ga Re Sa of the middle […]