A paradise for those of us, who are eager to enhance our knowledge of North Indian Classical Music through hindi films, mainly, but also from non-film ghazals, sufi.. & any other popular musical compositions which may help us appreciate the nuances of the different raagas…
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Songs & dialogues by d.n.madhok & the film was directed by jayant desai & made by Ranjit studios Bombay.
This is not a song, but a rendition in a very rare and special video clip.
Khemchandra Prakash presented a situation, in which Taansen is seen creating new
raagas, which Saigal very easily and beautifully rendered the sargams of: दरबारी, मियां कीमल्हार and
मियां की तोड़ी in
a sequence, which created the first रागमाला in a Hindi film.
He sounds so
melodious in Kharaj, 'mandra saptak' swaras & sings the part (32-34
seconds) with so much ease, something even trained classical singers find
This is the same master who sang 'Piya bin naahin....' (sung by the
exponent of 'taar saptak', the great Ustad Abdul Karim Khan Saheb).
!! Saigal was trained by Ustad Faiz Khan Sahib".