Sajjad Hussain

July 2011

Dil mein sama gayey sajan – Sangdil (1952) – Raag Rageshri

By |July 10th, 2011|

The song starts with the elementary Rageshri notes: Dh Ni Sa Ga Ma. Sajjad has also used pancham and komal gandhar (notes which are not used in Rageshri but in Bageshri) to create this unique tune.

The composition has the typical waltz rhythm (1 2 […]

January 2011

Sajjad Hussain (1917 – 1995)

By |January 1st, 2011|

Known as much for his musical brilliance as his forthrightness, Sajjad Hussain’s compositions rank amongst the most complex scores of Hindi film music. Born in Sitamau, Madhya Pradesh, Sajjad learnt to play the sitar from his father. This was to be […]

October 2010

Lata Mangeshkar – Sajjad Hussain Collaboration

By |October 30th, 2010|

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Sajjad Hussain was known as the only original composer of Hindi cinema. His compositions rank amongst the most complex scores of Hindi film music. Known for his forthrightness which resulted in many tussles and controversies, he ended up doing […]