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Wish she had sung some more. Go to the last 10 seconds to hear Shammi’s voice. Actor Hub - a career and lifestyle guide for actors … And speaking of Nepali songs, just found on youtube one by Mala Sinha: I am going a bit off the point or to be more precise of the theme of this post but while on the subject of Danny Denzongpa as a singer here is Danny as playback singer in the film Yeh Gulistan Hamara, he is singing for Johny Walker. Salil Choudhury based it in Raga Mishra Pilu (with occasional deviations), and Dilip Kumar does ample justice to it. Ashok Kumar’s Rail Gadi (Ashirwad, 1968) and Harindranath Chattopadhyaya’s little bit in Bhor Aayi (Bawarchi, 1972) come readily to mind. There is a magic and power in his voice which is the reason his voice is also been used for narration. He sounds a bit like Mukesh in Pyaar ko aaj nayi tarah, or is that just my imagination? While her career as an actress followed that as a playback singer, she was a reasonably well-known singer in her time. Its amazing how you come up with these ideas. Nalini Jaywant, Harish – ‘Hawa Basant Ki‘ (Bahen, 1941): While Nalini Jaiwant was a very talented singer and had voiced several of her songs, I could not locate any video clip online finally locate (courtesy of Harveypam’s blog) a clip from her debut film Bahen only after I had finished writing the post. Abhik, Kamal had some wonderful songs to his credit. I’d never heard her singing before – she’s really good. Nice. And then again, but no, not now, I’ll leave it for later. From what I have heard, Kishore was very friendly with Rafi and may be didn’t mind lip-synching to Rafi’s voice. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. A actor great. He always said that I am a greater comedian of hindi [sic] cinema and I used to say that he was the better one. But there are several more – mainly people who should never have tried to sing in the first place :-). I agree, the song’s lyrics are very sweet :), The movie was loads of fun, too! Really. For instance, in Junglee, he sings a version of Sugar in the morning when he’s dancing about in the office with the manager and the secretary after his ‘transformation’. Back then airline food was terrible, once while we were flying to Kashmir my brother ended up with food poisining after eating the food served in the aircraft. An absolutely top-notch rendition, to my untutored ears certainly up to professional standards and much more. RK was known to be deeply interested in music, and it shows so, so clearly here. Neruppu Vayinil - Pudhupettai (2006) In his prolific playback singing career, Kamal has sung for other actors too. Yes, Bhupinder’s onscreen appearances in both Rut jawan-jawan and Hoke majboor are interesting. MD Vilayat Khan had gleefully incorporated onscreen performances by a plethora of stars, including not only Begum Akhtar but also danseuse Roshan Kumari, and instrumentalists Wahid Khan (VK’s uncle and grandfather to present-day maestro Shahid Pervez) and Bismillah Khan. After all, we still have the theme to 'Laverne & Shirley' stuck in our heads and Cyndi Grecco is hardly a household name.But in some cases, big-time musicians have offered up tunes for televisions series. You can hear all the versions in this clip. I couldn’t find a proper film clip of this one, but couldn’t resist posting it anyway. For those interested, the bhajan is set to Raga Hameer; similarities with ‘Madhuban Mein Radhika‘ (Kohinoor 1960) are discernible. He also got to show off his new-wave pipes on a stereotypically slick and bouncy '80s TV theme song. Madhulika’s blog is what a friend calls a ‘time black-hole’ – you get completely immersed randomly browsing through, and then you’re left wondering just where all that time went. The Hrishikesh Mukherjee songs I mentioned earlier. I’m glad Milind added the Danny song – he’s really good, and I like the song. The tapori song from the movie Josh was sung by Shah Rukh Khan and it wasn’t a cakewalk for the actor. They are all accomplished singers, That’s precisely why I added a second half to the theme, i.e. So the fact that her career as an actress succeeded that as a singer is irrelevant. Then recently I came across a rendition of ‘Krishna ni begane baro’ by Balasaraswathi, accompanied by flute, violin, and a mridangam playing the Hindustani Roopak Tala, clearly not Mishra Chapu (!). :-(. I am reasonably sure he had some training in music. 10. :-) And I;m glad you put in the Nutan song – that was the first one that had occurred to me, because I remembered being very impressed with Nutan’s singing the first time I heard it. So no Kishore Kumar, no Suraiya, no Rajkumar (the Kannada actor), no Talat Mehmood even. But can’t remember now. f) Another actor who sang a few songs in Hindi cinema – Danny Denzongpa. Perhaps it was not so clear that Eddie Albert also showed off his pipes in this Hooterville hoot. the near-duopoly prevailing in the women playback singers’ market. “Ye zindagi hai yo yo”from ‘Aaram’ (1951) with Anil Biswas drawing ‘inspiration’ freely from “For he’s a jolly good fellow”. 0 . For all Hindi music fans, check-out Nadiya Ke Paar Songs jukebox. The first is Rut jawan-jawan from Aakhri Khat, with Bhupinder not just singing the song but appearing onscreen as well (he also appears in Hoke majboor mujhe, from Haqeeqat): And, though the film Jalsaghar itself is in Bangla, this song, Bhar-bhar aayeen mori akhiyaan, with Begum Akhtar singing onscreen, is in Hindi. And a good selection. Ever since I first realized the interesting twist here, I’ve wondered: who suggested this? The song pioneered playback singing by actors, through Aamir Khan, something that not many actors had experience with earlier, except Amitabh Bachchan. d) Which brings us to Rekha. 0 . :) Well, if we’re going to get all lawyerly and split hairs, you haven’t made it a condition that the artiste has to be well known as a singer and an actor/actress at the same period in time! Thanks for posting the clip, it is really good. He sung ‘Main yahan tu wahaan’ in Baghban which … MD Hemant Kumar ultimately took pity on him and let him remain in the chorus, provided he only moved his lips and didn’t actually sing. A long time ago I had come across one (it’s based on the Kirtan form, and titled ‘Kanu bole Rai’). Hum Bekhudi Mein Tum Ko Pukare Chale Gaye - Kala Pani (1958) But yes, I agree with you – it’s a win-win! Actually, though I don’t remember him singing a full-fledged song onscreen, there are several instances of him singing a line or two here and there. Sulakshana and Pandit are yet more victims of the near-duopoly I had mentioned. :-) Thank you so much for that! 2 . He voices for himself and also for the protagonist Dilip Kumar. b) This was a nice find for me – Premnath singing decently well in “Raaja Kaaka” under the music of Kalyanji Anandji. No need to stick completely to my blog’s time lines, for example. Mukesh – ‘Chhoti Si Yeh Zindagani‘ (Aah, 1953): Another cameo appearance by a legendary singer. Top image: AP Photo / Julie MarkesIt seems as if every actor wants to be a singer and every singer wants to be an actor. Personally, the category of singers doing cameos on screen is also a separate category (even Asha and Lata have appeared on-screen – Asha in Taxi Taxi and Lata early on in her career – so the Mukesh, Rafi, Talat songs to me fall in that category in my mind). Prem Nath’s pretty decent too, and all the more so for attempting classical compositions. The hit song “Muttu kodi kawwadi hada” in my film “Do Phool” was to be sung by him. If you're looking for more, visit: Categories: Productions, Characters, Soundtracks, Songs, Actors and Files. ‘Yo yo’ is an intricate composition (what else can you expect from Anil Biswas), and all the more so as it is so fast-paced. A Hindi one this time, Ek dafa ek jungal tha from Sadma – he sang the original in Moondram Pirai as well. Some weeks back, fellow blogger and reader Abhik Majumdar suggested an idea for a song list: songs actually sung by (not merely lip-synched by) actors. Then I remembered her reprisal of Lata Mangeshkar’s ‘Murali Bairan Bhayi‘ from Solva Saal. As you yourself said, her acting career followed her stint as a singer. “Pyaar ko aaj nayi tarah nibhana hoga” from ‘Shehar Aur Sapna’, “Jhat khol de kiwad pat khol de” (1950) from ‘Afsar’, music by S.D. I really like the Dilip Kumar duet from Musafir. Hum Bane Tum Bane – Ek Duje Ke Liye (1981) This duet song is sung by Lata Mangeshkar and SP Balasubramaniam. I think it is time to stop now. In fact initially I thought the youtube clip was mislabelled, and it was played back by some Kishore wannabe singer. But does this get her to voice her own songs? :-), Dilip kumar should be on top. This category page includes all Songs sung by Brad. Talking of character actors singing, here’s Yaqub singing Inhi logon ne in Aabroo: This is amazing! A personal favourite is Zindagi ka saaz bhi kya saaz hain. Teri chachi bulldozerrrrr…..aanewali hai! (Want a few laughs? We can only speculate but one plausible theory is that both songs had some things that were not suitable to Kishore’s style. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. In his case, it is not a one-off situation like it is for several below. And so many, many more. Talat Mahmood appeared as actor-singer in many songs. Perhaps because of the overkill – at one time he was all over the place. For most of her active years she was denied the opportunity to sing her own songs, thanks to (surprise!) And yes, the story was very cute too :). If you want to hear Shammi Kapoor sing – even when he was quite old – (he can still hold a note). The song was sung by Kishore Kumar and Usha Khanna. Rail gaadi was written by Harindranath Chattopadhya and he used to also recite it on stage, therefore Hrishikesh Mukherjee who wanted to use it for Ashirwaad wanted him to render playback for Ashok Kumar but Ashok Kumar said that he wanted to sing the song himself and that’s how the song is now associated with Ashok Kumar. Back in the mid-’80s film music had taken a disastrous turn, and pop-Ghazal ruled the charts. That’s a very nice post Abhik bhaiyya! This category page includes all Songs sung by Magenta. Sundari neeyum sundaran naanum from Michael Madana Kamarajan, 2. Here’s another one from Nutan, who had learnt singing formally. Shraddha KApoor is Shakti Kapoor’s daughter and currently a part of the Hindi Film Industry :) Not that Begum Akhtar was completely a non-actress (after all, she played a major part in Roti), but I do think she doesn’t quite fit in the same slot as Suraiya or Noorjehan. She was at best a reasonably well-known former singer. :-). "Jump! The song is written by Rashmi Virag and sung by Armaan Malik. Here is a nice musical jungalbandi between Harindranath Chattopadhya and Ashok Kumar from the same film, and while on Ashok Kumar, here is Ashok Kumar singing the original version of koi humdum na raha, Thank you for that anecdote, Shlipi (I seem to have heard that somewhere before – perhaps you’ve mentioned it elsewhere?). This is the other brother now – Shammi Kapoor. Pankaj Udhas, Talat Aziz, Anup Jalota’s bhajans (he had even cut a few Ghazal albums) were what everyone listened to. 3. It was a choice between this one and Tuntun’s ‘Murali Bairan Bhayi‘. Create a free website or blog at Many thanks :). Try to name all the famous people on magazine covers in 1979. I assume Shraddha Kapoor is an actress? Aaah, this is one of the songs I grew up with. I have compiled below a list of 50 romantic songs sung by Rafi in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. He has sung for composers including but not limited to, Deva, Ilaiyaraaja, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Vidyasagar, Sirpy, Bharani, S. A. Rajkumar, Ramana Gogula, D. … She is an average singer, sounding quite nasal, but not terrible. © Madhulika Liddle. We currently have 7,235 edits made and 207 articles created since July 2nd, 2019. I’d say ‘followed’ is an understatement. Such suspicious minds you lot have. Remains sur ka pakka throughout. Can you recognize these stars on the cover of TV Guide in 1970? The best for me in modern times is Kamalahasan who has sung several songs in Tamil and is actually a very good singer. Pal Bhar Ke Liye is one of the most popular Dev Anand’s solo songs, which later become a rather funky and romantic number that would entertain generations to come.This song is from the movie Johny Mera Naam which was released in 1970. Happy Birthday Dulquer Salmaan: 5 Popular Songs Sung by the Malayalam Actor News18. The rule must also be construed in this context, i.e. (She sings very well, indeed.). 2 . :) (But since you said such nice things about Raj Kapoor, you’re forgiven.). Naseem Bano the famous actress of the 30’s and 40’s and also Saira Banu’s mother sang a few songs in the 1939 film Pukar. I have not encountered a danseuse who is not at least a competent singer. Actually, that whole ‘unplugged’ series is wonderful. Danny Denzongpa sang in Yeh Gulistan Hamara in 1972. 28-07-2020. Do the lyrics, at least the initial bits, borrow from Jayadeva’s Geet Govinda? Since the 1950s, most songs in films produced by the various regional Indian cinema industries have been sung by playback singers; the actors who appear to be singing and dancing are only lip-synching the words.. A dapper Manmohan Krishna in a suit and hat is a refreshing change … We switch gears now, with a few onscreen appearances by singers. ;). A nice idea for a blog – and one that I have been tracking for a long time. Biswajeet also sang his NIGHT IN LONDON song on the stage and very well indeed. Shraddha Kapoor singing teri galiyan from ek villian.she seems to be a regular ! He’s been singing since the 70s, I think. Here is a list of some songs to give you an idea of what kind of thing a director might be looking for from a character actor and some tips on how to prepare. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. The titular star of Alice, Lavin is a veteran of Broadway and cabaret stages, going back to her role in the 1966 superhero musical It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman. There are many more than we list here, and it's a practice that continues to this day on sitcoms like New Girl. Here is the most famous of the lot (that may have won her awards as well). Here is one, tu maike mat jaiyo from Pukar, Aamir Khan’s aati kya Khandala or s as someone said, haathi ka andaa la, Shah Rukh Khan’ apun bola tu meri Laila from Josh. 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