Author Archives: Shailendra Singh

About Shailendra Singh

A music lover, critic and self-proclaimed aficionado!

So gaya yeh jahaan so gaya aasmaan – Tezaab (1988)

Without caring what’s happening around, do lend an ear to a soothing original Laxmikant-Pyarelal classic! Drive down in your head as the opening guitar riffs, mellifluous male chorus and the whistle, violin, saxophone and flute pieces with no fixed mukhda-antara … Continue reading

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Waada raha sanam honge juda na hum – Khiladi (1992)

Worried about COVID-19? Take a break and listen to this amazingly catchy Jatin-Lalit duet with an RD-esqe old world charm. Soulfully sung by Abhijeet Bhattacharya and Alka Yagnik and written by a lesser known Anwar Sagar, the romantic composition meanders across … Continue reading

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Jwalamukhi Bezubaan – 99 Songs (2020)

It ain’t about Coronavirus…promise! *Jwalamukhi bezubaan* has a similar connotation though. The *AR Rahman* composition worded by *Navneet Virk* is rendered passionately by *Poorvi Koutish*, an Indian Idol 6 contestant, ably supported by *Shashwat Singh*. Also has a male version … Continue reading

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Waada karo nahi chhodogi tum – Aa Gale Lag Jaa (1973)

Presenting a gem starring the inimitable RD Burman laced with impishness and superb word-play by Sahir Ludhianvi like jahaan tum ho wahaan main bhi hoon; jawaan tum ho jawaan main bhi hoon! Master vocalists Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar duet their cases … Continue reading

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Watch “Bekhayali (Kabir Singh) partial version live in a concert on YouTube

Bekhayali (Kabir Singh)

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Nok Jhok – Chhapaak (January 2020)

Chhapaak se appears an acoustic ballad that seems to be in familiar territory! Siddharth Mahadevan tries his best to lift up the Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy composition comprising Gulzar’s lyrics. Baat baat pe keh dete hain nok jhok Bas nok jhok, bas nok … Continue reading

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Hum hain raahi pyaar ke – Nau Do Gyarah (1957)

Hand-picked an inspirational ode to flexibility, peace and acceptance where Majrooh Sultanpuri is a guru! Set to tune by the timeless legend and stalwart – SD Burman – who makes Kishore Kumar and us ‘ride the tide’ quite literally. I … Continue reading

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