Author Archives: Shailendra Singh

About Shailendra Singh

A music lover, critic and self-proclaimed aficionado!

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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Baazigar O Baazigar – Baazigar (1993)

Before any more re-mixers get to it, wanted to get to you this immensely hummable and superbly-packaged *Kumar Sanu* and *Alka Yagnik* sung number from a score that sent *Anu Malik’s* career into a different orbit.  Hoooo… Mera dil tha … Continue reading

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Aap yahaan aaye kisliye – Kal Aaj Aur Kal (1971)

Presenting a super-fun song in question-answer, dialogue-laced pattern gleefully sung by *Asha Bhosle* and *Kishore Kumar* set to a lilting tune by the legendary *Shankar-Jaikishan*. Aap yahaan aaye, Kisliye? Aapne bulaayaa, Isliye Aaye hain to kaam bhi bataayiye, Haa haa … Continue reading

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