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Tu Chanda Main Chaandani
Reshma Aur Shera's Tu Chanda Main Chaandani is an exquisite masterpiece. Dr. Dhirendra Tripathi explains his fascination for the song.
Naina Barse Rimjhim Rimjhim
The actress Sadhana told Vishwas Nerurkar the interesting story behind the making of Naina Barse Rimjhim Rimjhim. Excerpts from Nerurkar's book on composer Madan Mohan.
Bol Mere Maalik
This kind of muted yet assertive emoting was right up Lata Mangeshkar’s alley.
Kashee KaaL NaagiNee
"To understand her music is a process akin to the state of meditation – the perfect communion with the present, by shedding away the intrusions of the past and avoiding gazing at the looming shadows of the future. " writes Dr. Mukul Acharya.
Aakaash Pradeep Jwale
"In Indian popular music, the singer who has had the strongest impression on me is Lata Mangeshkar, the influence comes out so naturally in my articulation about Lata’s singing, friends in social networking circles often call me a LATAliban."says Indranath Mukherjee.
Kichhu To Chaahini Aami
'It is ‘kichhu to chaahini aami…’ that has made me subconsciously aware of the phenomenon that is Lata Mangeshkar.'- writes Archisman Mozumder.
O Sajnaa Barkha Bahaar Aayi
"O Sajnaa Barkha Bahaar Aayi from Parakh (1960) is a song that defines Lata in my mind." writes Dr. Mandar V. Bichu.
Aayega Aanewala
"Against the backdrop of the bewitch­ing black and white celluloid imagery, a mesmerizing song pierced through."- by Dr. Mandar V. Bichu.
Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya
No other film song has brought out the reckless rebellious nature of love in such dignified, determined and defiant manner.
Aaj Phir Jeene Ki Tamanna Hai
“Even today when I think of that song, I feel young all over, ready to sing and dance! Aaj Phir Jeene Ki Tamanna Hai, Aaj Phir Marne Ka Iraada Hai!”