June 18th, 2013
Through our parent website Hamara Forums, our main website and with help from various kind music lovers, we have “discovered” or re-discovered some very rare and melodious songs of our beloved singer Geeta Dutt ji. These songs were recorded more than fifty plus years ago. Some of them even did not see the light of the day. Through the collaborative effort of our mentors, guides, friends, record collectors and SIRC we have unearthed these hidden gems. This is an effort to compile some of them in the form a single post so that we all can enjoy them in a convenient manner.
Read more on Great discoveries — Great songs…
May 27th, 2013
This one is going to be one big treat for Mumbai fans of Geeta Dutt…the legend, the enigma, the voice, the persona! She has been one of the most loved singers of yesteryears. Be it ‘Nanhi Kali sone chali’ or ‘Mera naam chin chin chu’ or ‘Waqt ne kiya’, she made each song come alive with her unique rendition. Liineage presents the magic of Geeta Dutt’s songs in the mellifluous voice of Shoma Banerjee. Shoma is a well known singer having been in the industry for the last 15 years. She started with SaReGaMa and went on to do playback for music directors like AR Rehman. Shoma is the perfect voice to recreate the magic of Geeta Dutt. She is being ably supported by Shiv Prasad Mallya, another prolific singer.
So Mumbaikars, get ready to revisit the Black and White era and immerse yourself in the magic of the songs of Geeta Dutt in an evening of unprecedented musical bliss! Tickets available on www.bookmyshow.com, Rhythm House and Rangsharda, Bandra-W.
Read more on Essence of Geeta Dutt : Program in Mumbai on Saturday 1st June 2013…
May 13th, 2013
“Yaad karoge , yaad karoge, ek din humko yaad karoge”.
The Government of India , as a part of their series to celebrate 100 years of Indian Cinema, releases a stamp on legendary singer Geeta Dutt ji. Without any group/person canvassing for her name and she being out of the limelight for more than 40 years, it truly shows her talent and popularity that the GOI issued a stamp in her name.
Read more on Government of India releases a Postal stamp on Geeta Dutt ji…
April 22nd, 2013
Letter to artists, not one but three. All related to music, specifically to this one song. Mother penned it, brother composed it and daughter sang it.
Dear Amiya ji, Mukul da and Geeta ji,
Hope you all are being well taken care by Durga Maata in the heaven.
Read more on Ekti Kamol Phute Chillo…..
April 11th, 2013
Indian film and non-film music has a great base in the heritage of the Indian classical music. A saying in Sanskrit defines “Raaga” as “Ranjayati Iti Raagah”… It means, whatever “Colours Up” our mind is a “Raaga”. A Maestro may define “Raaga” in assorted ways giving importance to the grammar of Indian music but this is perhaps the best definition of “Raaga” for an amateur.
Read more on Classical songs with a touch of feelings…..
March 15th, 2013
Our dear friend Lata Jagtiani’s book O.P.Nayyar King of Melody is up for sale! Here are the details in case you would like to reserve your copy which is being offered at a pre-release introductory discount.
Read more on OP Nayyar King of Melody : Book on Nayyar sahab by Lata Jagtiani ji…
March 10th, 2013
Pujite maheshe heri prano-dhone,
shibo-sheere dite bari bari bohe du-nayane…
Tripurari kori dhyan,
hride jaage se bayan,
akulo pagal pran,
rakhite nari jatane…
Katore karuna karo,
he shankaro pooja dharo,
ashutosh dukho haro,
Read more on Pujite Maheshe Heri.. on the occasion of Maha Shivratri……
March 1st, 2013
As the festival of colors and love Holi is approaching and In my home town Karauli and all parts the ‘Daandaa’ kind of a flage of Holi is at The place and the month long Faag Singing and listening sessions are on so we thought to celebrate this Faag month here with the connoisseurs of music.
Read more on साँवरिया राधा , और राधा बन जाए सांवरिया होली में…
March 1st, 2013
All are welcome to attend.
February 21st, 2013
A song that has a power to heal.
Hope is one of the most powerful medicine to cure the mind. Bramha Kumaris is a Spiritual organization committed to self transformation through meditation and positive thinking. They use this song for meditation to sooth the souls.
At a personal level, I have myself listened to this song during difficult times.
Read more on Aaj nahin toh kal, bikharenge yeh baadal……