Fascinating Hema Malini and Symphonious Laxmikant-Pyarelal

The association of actress Hema Malini with Laxmikant-Pyarelal started in 1969/1970 through the film Sharafat . It was Hema Malini’s fifth Hindi Film. In-Form duo, music directors Laxmikant-Pyarelal, Sharafat was their 70th film. In the span of 22 years, the duo has scored the music for 34 films of Hema Malini. The film was produced… Continue reading Fascinating Hema Malini and Symphonious Laxmikant-Pyarelal

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PARASMANI, 1963. The Beginning Of An “LP” Era. Laxmikant-Pyarelal

“PARASMANI” released in 1963. The film is a musical fantasy drama shot partly in Black and White and partly in colour. This was a movie that launched Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar and Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma (LAXMIKANT-PYARELAL).  Laxmikant-Pyarelal created some fascinating music which transformed an average film into a huge hit. The movie PARASMANI was more about… Continue reading PARASMANI, 1963. The Beginning Of An “LP” Era. Laxmikant-Pyarelal

LAXMIKANT-PYARELAL Music Forever.

Review of the Book LAXMIKANT-PYARELAL Music Forever. By P P Ramchandran. ————————————————————————— Mr. P P Ramchandran, popularly known as Mr. PPR. Mr. PPR deserves all praise for his achievement especially at 83 + age. His name should be included in gunnies book of records. He is married to books, has more than 2000 books in… Continue reading LAXMIKANT-PYARELAL Music Forever.

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Conspicuous Ternion :: Majrooh Sultanpuri & Laxmikant-Pyarelal

Conspicuous Ternion :: Majrooh Sultanpuri & Laxmikant-Pyarelal Majrooh Sultanpuri, as a songwriter, entered into film music in 1945. His contributions to the Indian film music is boundless. His lyrics effortlessly blend with the tunes, the words soothingly flowing over the notes that even after decades’ people would still murmur these numbers.  Young Laxmikant-Pyarelal made a… Continue reading Conspicuous Ternion :: Majrooh Sultanpuri & Laxmikant-Pyarelal

Laxmikant-Pyarelal & Anand Bakshi Heterogeneity Of Songs For Kishore Kumar

Laxmikant-Pyarelal & Anand Bakshi Heterogeneity Of Songs For Kishore Kumar  Laxmikant-Pyarelal made banging as well as vigorous start through the music of Parasmani, released in the fourth quarter of 1963. In the next year, 1964, after creating a Magical Hits with Lata Mangeshkar Sati-Savitri and Sant Gyaneshwar and Mohammad Rafi Dosti,  it was now time… Continue reading Laxmikant-Pyarelal & Anand Bakshi Heterogeneity Of Songs For Kishore Kumar

Mellifluous Use of FLUTE : Laxmikant-Pyarelal Canorous Orchestra

Mellifluous Use of  FLUTE :  Laxmikant-Pyarelal Canorous Orchestra  Hindi Film Music orchestra is full of various musical instruments. FLUTE is the most commonly used in most of the songs. Any devotional song featured the FLUTE. But there are also several songs in which the Flute is used in various ways.  Flute is a natural fit… Continue reading Mellifluous Use of FLUTE : Laxmikant-Pyarelal Canorous Orchestra

Laxmikant-Pyarelal experimenting “santoor”

When #Pyarelal ji told Pandit Shivkumar Sharma to play #SANTOOR with his “nails” for this melodious song. मेहबूब मेरे मेहबूब मेरे तू है तो दुनिया कितनी हंसी है !  PATTHAR KE SANAM, 1967. Songwriter Majrooh Sultanpuri. Singers:- Lata Mangeshkar & Mukesh. Laxmikant-Pyarelal have extensively used the mellifluous instrument from “Kashmir” named SANTOOR…. Santoor used to be prominently played instrument in most of… Continue reading Laxmikant-Pyarelal experimenting “santoor”

SONGWRITERS and LAXMIKANT-PYARELAL

SONGWRITERS  &  LAXMIKANT-PYARELAL  Laxmikant-Pyarelal made the debut from the film Parasmani released in 1963. Songwriters like  Farooq Qaisar, Asad Bhopali, Indeevar penned the songs. The duo’s next films Harisihchandra Taramati, (1963), Sati Savitri, Sant Gyaneshwar, Dosti, Mr X In Bombay (1964) etc saw the big names of songwriters like National Poet Kavi Pradeep, Pandit Bharat… Continue reading SONGWRITERS and LAXMIKANT-PYARELAL

Laxmikant-Pyarelal : Ascendancy in BINACA GEETMALA

Laxmikant-Pyarelal : Ascendancy in BINACA GEETMALA Weekly Countdown programme called “Binaca Geetmala”, the most popular and famous musical radio programme of it’s time.  It’s first broadcast was in 1953 by Radio Ceylon and it’s host was the inimitable Ameen Sayani. The Binaca Geet Mala ranked the most popular Bollywood film songs according to sales in… Continue reading Laxmikant-Pyarelal : Ascendancy in BINACA GEETMALA

Raj Khosla & Laxmikant-Pyarelal :: Musical Blockbuster “Mera Gaon Mera Desh”

Raj Khosla & Laxmikant-Pyarelal :: Musical Blockbuster “Mera Gaon Mera Desh” Mera Gaon Mera Desh  released in 1971, is a complete movie in itself. The film has a persuasive direction from Raj Khosla, honeyed music streaming with story, by  Laxmikant-Pyarelal, powerful dialogues, story, superb performances by all.   Dharmendra is excellent in his role and plays… Continue reading Raj Khosla & Laxmikant-Pyarelal :: Musical Blockbuster “Mera Gaon Mera Desh”

CLASSICAL  Manna Dey :: RHYTHMIC Laxmikant-Pyarelal

CLASSICAL  Manna Dey :: RHYTHMIC Laxmikant-Pyarelal Manna Dey has sung some beautiful songs of various under Laxmikant-Pyarelal. Manna Dey has sung close to 70 songs, of various types, under Laxmikant-Pyarelal. Laxmikant-Pyarelal made the detonation start with the music of Parasmani, 1963. Next year, in 1964, the duo’s third and fourth films,  Sati Savitri as well… Continue reading CLASSICAL  Manna Dey :: RHYTHMIC Laxmikant-Pyarelal

Sound of SHEHNAI :: Laxmikant-Pyarelal Enrich Orchestra

Sound of SHEHNAI :: Laxmikant-Pyarelal Enrich Orchestra  SHEHNAI  Originated from India. Mostly used in North India. It is must in Indian Weddings,  It is especially played when the bride leaves his father’s place but this time it sounds sad.  Shehnai player,  late Ustad Bismillah and SHEHNAI have become a synonym in India. In the Year 1958… Continue reading Sound of SHEHNAI :: Laxmikant-Pyarelal Enrich Orchestra