Author Archives: Shailendra Singh

About Shailendra Singh

A music lover, critic and self-proclaimed aficionado!

Chaav Laaga – Sui Dhaaga: Made in India (September 2018)

This soothing number is from the upcoming Yash Raj film Sui Dhaaga: Made in India nicely rendered by Papon and newcomer Ronkini Gupta composed by Anu Malik and simplistically penned by Varun Grover Kabhi sheet laaga, kabhi taap laaga Tere … Continue reading

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Ae dil-e-nadaan – Raziya Sultan (1983)

A mellifluous, soothing and haunting number from Raziya Sultan (1983) rendered soulfully by Lata Mangeshkar, excellently composed by Khayyam and beautifully written by Jan Nisar Akhtar This swan song from Jan Nisar Akhtar released only in 1983 but the Urdu … Continue reading

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Jo meri manzilon ko jaati hai (Dhadak title track) – Dhadak (July 2018)

A romantic track from the upcoming Karan Johar film Dhadak soulfully sung by Ajay Gogavale and Shreya Ghoshal composed by tunesmith duo Ajay-Atul and beautifully written by Amitabh Bhattacharya Jo meri manzilon ko jaati hai Tere naam ki koi sadak … Continue reading

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Hoton se chhoo lo tum – Prem Geet (1981)

An instantly appealing and serene track from Prem Geet (1981) sung and composed by the legendary Jagjit Singh and beautifully written by Indeevar With the onset of the ghazal era in the late 1970s and early 80s, Jagjit Singh emerged as … Continue reading

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Yeh jeevan hai – Piya ka Ghar (1972)

Film: Piya ka Ghar (1972) Music: Laxmikant-Pyarelal Lyrics: Anand Bakshi Singer: Kishore Kumar Of the many ways to lead a life, accepting things as they are is one of the best! Anand Bakshi demonstrates that here in an inspiring way … Continue reading

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Awaaraapan Banjaaraapan – Jism (2003)

Film: Jism (2003) Music: MM Kreem Lyrics: Sayeed Quadri Singer: KK MM Kreem compositions over the years have had the ability to steal your heart silently and this number is no different! KK, one of the better but most under-rated … Continue reading

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Chaand churaa ke laaya hoon – Devata (1978)

Film: Devata (1978) Music: RD Burman Lyrics: Gulzar Singers: Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar A relatively unknown but immensely melodious number comes from once again from the stellar RD Burman–Gulzar stable. Gulzar oh Gulzar, what do I say? He pens a … Continue reading

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