The decline of Bollywood Music

The Decline Of Bollywood Music – Part 6

Film Poet Gulzar feels the commercial element in Bollywood must be blamed for the decline in music Filmmaker, David Dhawan, famous for giving momentum to such cheap lyrics like Sarkailoo Khatiya Jada Lage… Sexy Sexy Mujhe Log Bole… says, “The film industry is an amazing place. Here if you show semi-nude woman bathing on foot-path like Smita Patil in film…

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The decline of Bollywood Music

The Decline Of Bollywood Music – Part 4

Golden Era music convened sensual effect through flowery poetry It is not that sensual and arousing numbers were not used in films of the Golden Era but the fact is poets had command over language hence they used such flowery language that it beautifully and aesthetically conveyed the meaning without being crude and vulgar. Eminent poet Sahir Ludhianvi was known…

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The decline of Bollywood Music

The Decline Of Bollywood Music – Part 3

Who is the offender responsible for the decline in Music in Bollywood? The Big question is – who is the offender responsible for the decline in Bollywood music. On closely monitoring the film music it is observed that the roots are traced back in the late ’70s with the entry of Marathi film-maker Dada Kondke, who minted money using double…

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The decline of Bollywood Music

The Decline Of Bollywood Music – Part 2

Golden Era Music had competent lyricist and music directors well versed in ‘Classical Music’ During the Golden Era filmmakers used film songs as an integral part of the story to create a social awakening in society. Hence music played a key role. During pre-independence days it was the film songs like Door hatoon aye Duniya walo Hindustan Hamara hain… (Kismet…

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The decline of Bollywood Music

The Decline Of Bollywood Music – Part 1

Even today Golden Era songs are popular in ‘Antakshari’ Game! “Baithe baithe kya karein, karna hai kuch kaam. Shuru karo antakshari leke prabu ka naam“ ‘Antakshari’ the musical game is as old as the mountain but even today, when family members unite the best game to pass time is ‘Antakshari’ but ever wondered that even today when we play Antakshari…

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