Geeta Dutt

Other names of Geeta Dutt: Geetā Ghosh Roy Chowdhuri
Birthday: 23-11-1930
Date of death: 20-07-1972
Star sign: Sagittarius
Geeta Dutt was a significant singer who mesmerized the audience between 1946 and 1971; in 1946 she lent her voice for the mythological film Bhakta Prahlad. Prasad was the music composer of this film. First she was asked to sing only two lines that left the audience dumbfound. She got another song during the year 1947. She sang for the film Do Bhai and the song Mera Sundar Sapna Beet Gaya rocked the industry. Geeta Bali had some magic in her voice; her voice had freshness and energy in it. Though it had a Bengali touch that was not minded; the audience just loved her voice. Also the song Yaad Karoge, Yaad Karoge, Ik Din Humko yaad karoge had such maturity that it leaves one wondering whether it is coming from a teenager. Geeta was blessed with a magnetic voice; it is vibrant with emotions had passion and feelings in it. She is adept at sing songs of any genre; whether it is peppy romantic number or a haunting sad song. Geeta Dutt was not affected by the arrival of Lata Mangeshkar; she maintained an identity of her own. The song Tadbeer se bigdi hui taqdeer bana le from the film Baazi was a milestone in Bali’s career; it proved to be greatest strength of the film. Music composer S D Burman used the potential of Geeta Dutt to the fullest. The song Nanhi Kali Sone Chali is a touching lullaby of Dutt. Another song Waqt Ne Kiya Kya Haseen Sitam is is one of the best songs of Geeta Dutt. The song was full of pain, hurt and pathos and it was well received. Geeta was married to director Guru Dutt during the year 1953. Some of Geeta Dutt’s best songs were from Guru Dutt’s films. Later, Geeta Dutt was very much affected by separating from her husband that it affected her career. This talented singer passed away in 1972 owing to liver cirrhosis.
Gaurav Dagaonkar Hindi Actor

Gaurav Dagaonkar

Gaurav Dagaonkar is a well known singer cum music writer, who is capable of writing the lyrics too. He is in the cinema industry from 2008. He is the composer of the song Kaafirana from the movie Joker and it was sung by Sunidhi Chauhan. He made his debut as the music composer for the movie Lanka. It was released in the year 2011. Radio Mirchi awarded the songs composed by him in this film, as the best ones. The song Sheet Lether was the award winner from Gaurav Dagaonkar’s composition. Soniye from the movie Will You Marry Me is one among his top compositions. He has also appeared in the video version of this song along with the popular actors Mugdha Godse, Rajeeve Khandelwal and Shreyas Talpade. Gaurav Dagaonkar is popular for the mash-up songs. Synchronicity is the name of his group and Gaurav Dagaonkar plays the lead in that by singing vocals. Gaurav Dagaonkar is popular in the mash-ups of the western and the Bollywood songs. Tuje Bhula Diya was the very first mash-up by him. It was a super duper hit and it was viewed my 5 lakh people through the social site YouTube. Gaurav Dagaonkar is also interested in singing in a big gathering and in the festivals. He has performed in some LIVE SHOWS such as in IIT Bombay, IIM Kozhikode and IIM Ahmedabad. Gaurav Dagaonkar is one among the proud brand ambassadors of the Gibson Guitars in India. Gaurav Dagaonkar has also performed a Sinhala song Kawada Ho. He has composed the music as well as sang the Sinhala song for the first time. The lyrics were written by Dilan Gamage. Gaurav Dagaonkar is married and his wife is Arunima Bhattacharya. Gaurav Dagaonkar is running his own website and provides the details of his compositions to his fans.

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Ghulam Ali

Ustad Ghulam Ali was born on December 5, 1940, in Sialkot district (now in Pakistan). The ghazal master has never felt a boundary between the two countries but recently had faced a ban for his concerts in Mumbai. He is trained in Patiala Gharana style of music since his childhood. His father, Daulat Ali, was a well-known vocalist and Sarangi player. It is his father who had got him trained under Bade Ghulam Ali Khan and his other three other brothers Barqat Ali Khan, Mubarak Ali Khan, and Amanat Ali Khan in Lahore. He started his career with Radio Lahore in 1960. He is famous for blending ‘Gharana-Gaayaki’ into ghazal playback system. Thus his popularity had spread across all geographical boundaries, and his popularity is not limited to Pakistan but Canada, UK, Nepal and other neighboring countries. One of his songs from the private album was introduced in ’Nikkah’, a Bollywood film directed by B R Chopra. This song, ‘Chupke Chupke Raat Din’ is still popular in every home of India. The singer never felt a necessity to do playback for any film so far, as his forte is ghazal singing. He got many film offers, but he had declined them politely as film songs need to change voice accent many times. The versatile singer thinks pop songs are like acrobatics, and it is not in the culture of India or Pakistan even. But he does not disown that pop song is also a form of one kind of art. His private album ‘Awargi’ constituted other melodious songs such as song ’Hungama Hai Kyon Barpa’, ‘May Nazar Sé Pee Raha Hoon’, ‘Kiya Hai Pyar Jisé’ and ‘Apni Dhoon Mein ‘ were instantly popular. He has given a performance in places where people do not understand the Urdu language of Ghazal songs, but yet people watch him singing with rapt attention. When he visited first time India, Bollywood playback singer Mohammed Rafi embraced him and even had invited him to his house for a dinner. The Pakistani ghazal singer came into controversy when his concert in Mumbai was cancelled for the political ban. The singer was very much hurt as he feels music has no boundary. When he was young, he learnt Sa Re Ga Ma Pa in musical instrument harmonium, and he learnt its pattern and then started singing daily. His rehearsals continued year-after-year, and the voice became a perfect match for Ghazal singing. He is one of the few Ghazal singers from Pakistan who made a mark for herself in the heart of every music lover. The singer feels that his singing his just blessings of Allah.

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