Lyricists

Kavi Pradeep: The singer of Message Songs

Kavi Pradeep February 6, 2015

A tribute on the centenary of Kavi Pradeep (6 February 1915 – 11 December 1998) Mumbaikar 8 has often complained, with some justification, that I do not give due credit to the lyricists. I believe a vast majority associates a song with the singer and the music director, and, generally, also remembers the name of […]

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A Mahendra Kapur-Sahir Ludhiyanvi-Ravi classic

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Chalo ek baar phir se ajanabi ban jayen hum dono If ever there was a song that could be described as the defining song of a singer, Mahendra Kapur’s Chalo ek baar phir se ajanabi ban jayen hum dono is one such song. Mahendra Kapur, who came to the film world through a singing talent […]

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