On his birth-anniversary, a song I couldn’t get enough of, once upon a time… Oh! To be young again….
As I was travelling, I could not post on Vinod Khanna’s b’day on 6th October, a day on which he would have turned 71. His son Sakshi, wrote an emotional post – imagining a letter penned by his father – which can be read here. Here’s my belated b’day tribute to the star: 11 romantic duets.… Continue reading Vinod Khanna sings 11 songs of Romance
On 27th August, 1976, India lost her most soulful voice. Mukesh saab left us and as his on-screen alter-ego Raj Kapoor put it: “It felt as though my soul had been taken away.” Millions all over the world must have felt likewise. Here is Mukesh singing “Zindagi Khwaab Hai” This is not the famous song from Jaagte… Continue reading Zindagi Khwaab Hai: Mukesh
Sometimes a singer becomes so identified with a particular actor that the songs that he sings for other heroes fade into the background. Thus it is with Mukesh. People tend to remember the songs that he sang for Raj Kapoor but not so much the songs that were picturised on other heroes. Needless to… Continue reading Mukesh Sings for Eleven Heroes