Throwback Thursday: Taraana

Hello all!
I couldn’t decide which clip to show you today (I have been stockpiling a bunch of great videos to show you!) but in light of the fact that we are experiencing some pretty intense rain over here, this one seems appropriate.  It’s an old one with some lesser known playback singers,  Usha Mangeskar and Shailendra Singh.  Or maybe they were big in their day and I have never come across any of their work.

Enjoy!  And stay dry (or go crazy in the rain, whatever floats your boat!)

Video courtesy of Kinshuk Bajpai

 

 

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Throwback Thursday: Dilbar Mere…

Namaste all!

This week I have another gem for you, from the film Satte pe Satte. I found it after seeing this gem from Fawad Khan’s interview with Amitabh Bachchan:

video courtesy of Abu Bakar

I was so enthralled with the song I just had to find out where it was from, and with a little digging (thank you internet!) I found it:

video courtesy of Shemaroo, a very old and well known Bollywood film studio.

As a side note for my American readers, Satte pe Satte is a Bollywood remake of the classic musical Seven Brides for Seven Brothers!

 

I know this is going to sound a little sacrilegious, but I think I like Fawad Khan’s voice for this song over Kishore Kumar’s.

What do you think? Who sang it better?

Throwback Thursday: Yeh Dillagi Revisited

Namaste all!

I was doing a little Throwback Thursday on this blog trying to make sure that I did not give you a duplicate song, and I discovered that the link to the song from this post is broken, so I have put in a new one for you here:

video courtesy of YRF Songs, a great channel for your Bollywood needs!

But I still wanted to make sure you got a new (well, old) song, here is another song from Yeh Dillagi, this time with Kajol and Akshay Kumar.

Enjoy!

Video also courtesy of YRF Songs.

Throwback Thursday: Howrah Bridge

Hello all!

This week we are doing a serious Throwback to one of the many hotly contested Golden Ages of Bollywood, the 1950s.  True, the sets are a little cornier, and there are plenty of people out there who don’t like the black and white films, but you can’t deny this song is incredibly catchy.  For some reason it gives me a “Some Like It Hot” vibe which the crooner in the middle and the hazy background.

Enjoy!

Video courtesy of Rajshri, the channel for all those great hits from one of the biggest names in the business!

Throwback Thursday: More Vijaypaath

So, apparently my fascination wit Tabu as not yet waned, so I decided to include another of one her songs from Vijaypaath this week: Raah Mein Unse Mulakaat Ho Gaye. I don’t know why but I can’t get it out of my head.  And that opening where she starts playing the piano in that billowing sari?  Perfection.

So enjoy, and a very Happy Diwali to one and all!

Video courtesy of PremGatha

FFG Throwback Thursday: Vijaypaath

Namaste all!

Having just seen Haider and becoming enthralled with Tabu’s performance as Ghazala, I went on a mission to hunt down some more of her performances.  That’s when I came across this gem from Vijaypaath, for which Tabu won a Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.  Plus, the hero is Ajay Devgn, who is, let’s me real, one of my faves.

Enjoy!

Video courtesy of Tips Music, another great source for Bollywood music!