Category Archives: Retro favourites

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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Sandese Aate Hain – Border (1997)

Film: Border (1997) Music: Anu Malik Lyrics: Javed Akhtar Singers: Sonu Nigam, Roopkumar Rathod Back in the day, critics termed this album ‘God-sent’ and this number the ‘national anthem’ of the year! It isn’t a patriotic one but it makes … Continue reading

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Pukaarta chalaa hoon main – Mere Sanam (1965)

Film: Mere Sanam (1965) Music: OP Nayyar Lyrics: Majrooh Sultanpuri Singer: Mohammed Rafi This magnificently hummable number is from the so-called ‘golden era’ of Hindi film music. The magician here is the temperamental but immensely gifted tunesmith – OP Nayyar … Continue reading

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Mujhe Rang De – Thakshak (1999)

Film: Thakshak (1999) Music: AR Rahman Lyrics: Sukhwinder Singh Singers: Asha Bhosle, AR Rahman It is AR Rahman time! Means that a complicated percussion pattern takes centre-stage and that is exactly why this one’s foot tapping. The first high-pitched antara … Continue reading

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Pehla nasha – Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992)

Film: Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992) Music: Jatin-Lalit Lyrics: Majrooh Sultanpuri Singers: Udit Narayan, Sadhana Sargam Chaahe tum kuchh na kaho maine sun liya, ke saathi pyaar ka mujhe chun liya reinforces the proverbial phrase ‘if speech is silver, silence … Continue reading

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