Description: Madan Mohan Kohli , better known as Madan Mohan, was a famed Bollywood film music director of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. He is particularly remembered for the ghazals he composed for the film industry, mainly using the voice of India's Melody Queen, Lata Mangeshkar.
Description:Poornima at the age of Nine sang the famous song from the movie Andaaz 'Hai Na Bolo Bolo'. She is the oldest singer in terms of experience in the industry who had worked with naushad Madan Mohan C Ramachandra Anil Biswas S D Burman and shankar Jaikishan.
Description:Kalyanji Virji Shah and Anandji Virji Shah were the real brothers.Kalyanji Anandji's arrival in the Bombay Film Industry as music composers was a turning point. When Big music directors like S.D Burman, Hemant Kumar, Madan Mohan, Naushad, Shankar Jaikishan and Ravi were ruling the music world in Hindi films, and it was a golden period of film music, it was very tough to make a place amongst them. Still they came, and won the heart and mind of Indian people.Kalyanji-Anandji's variety-studded music is complete with some of the topmost songs of all singers and genres. Both Kalyanji and Anandji worked as music composers for over 250 films, 17 of which were GOLDEN JUBILEES, and 39 SILVER JUBILEES. The factor behind their success is hard work, apart from their talent. They were never self-centered, and egoistic in nature. The spiritually inclined two brothers opened up a new horizon in Bollywood.
Description:Uttam Singh was born on 25th May 1948. He came to Mumbai in 1960 with his parents.He learned how to play Tabla .He belongs to quite a rich family that took to singing kirtanas at various Gurudwaras and religious functions to supplement their income.He worked as a violinist in his struggling years.The first break came in 1963 as a violinist for a documentary being made by Mohammad Safi, an assistant to Naushad. Uttam Singh has played the stringed instrument for all the leading composers of the early sixties and seventies from Naushad, Roshan, Madan Mohan, C. Ramachandra, S. D. Burman and others. Later on he became the main violinist of the late R. D. Burman.