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Saturday, July 25, 2009

A legend lives on - Uttam Kumar


This is a tribute to my screen hero, the ever green Uttam Kumar - the first and only true Superstar that Bengal cinema has ever seen. He had expired on 24th of July' 1980. I share with you some of the very best on-screen melodies that this screen god had featured in. Transcending boundaries of culture, language, region and religion, these songs are said to touch the hearts of millions. Let me know if they touched a soft corner of your heart as well.

1.
Song: Ei poth jodi na sesh hoy
Movie: Saptapadi
Singers: Hemanta Mukherjee, Sandhya Mukherjee


2.
Song: Ami je jolshaghore
Movie: Antony Firingi
Singer: Manna Dey


3.
Song: Saono raate jodi
Movie: Devdaas
Singer: Manna Dey


4.
Song: Boro eka laagey
Movie: Chowringhee
Singer: Manna De


5.
Song: Surer akashe
Movie: Saap mochon
Singer: Hemanta Mukherjee


6.
Song: Gaane bhubon bhoriye debe
Movie: Deya neya
Singer: Shyamal Mitra


7.


Song: Jhor uthechhe baaul batas
Movie: Saap mochon
Singer: Hemanta Mukherjee


8.

Song: Dole dodul dole jhulona
Movie: Deya neya
Singer: Shyamal Mitra, Manabendra Mukhopadhyay


9.

Song: Jibon khatar proti patai
Movie: Deya neya
Singer: Shyamal Mitra


10.

Song: Amar sopne dekha rajkonya thaake
Movie: Sagarika
Singer: Shyamal Mitra


11.

Song: Nir chhoto khoti nei
Movie: Indrani
Singer: Hemanta Mukherjee, Sandhya Mukherjee



12.

Song: E ki holo keno holo
Movie: Rajkumari
Singer: Kishore Kumar



13.

Song: Champa chameli golaper i baage
Movie: Antony firingi
Singer: Manna Dey, Sandhya Mukherjee


14.

Song: Surjo dobaar pala
Movie: Indrani
Singer: Hemanta Mukheree



15.

Song: Jai chole jaai (Adieu!)
Movie: Kal tumi aaleya
Singer: Hemanta Mukheree
Music: Uttam Kumar



Friends, there are hundreds of other tracks featuring him, but these are the selected best based on popularity as well as availability. Enjoy the tracks! Never mind if you do not happen to know bengali. I hope the tunes will catch your fancy.



3 comments:

oorjas said...

Hey... first of all nice change... :-)

i haven't heard any of these songs.. so i will indulge now..

btw you are tagged. check out..

oorjas said...

sorry my bad.. i didn't know you have done it already.. consider yourself untagged.. :-)

Chiranjib said...

@oorjas
Thanks! :)
Do let me know if you happened to like any of the melodies!
About tagging, some other time... :P