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People  /  Published 18.02.22

Sadhana Sargam remembers her ‘inspiration’ — Lata Mangeshkar

1. Na jeyo na /O sajana 2. Aap ki nazron ne samjha 3. Yun hasraton ke daag 4. Baiyan na dharo 5. Na jiya lage na ...
By Samarjit Guha

People  /  Published 18.02.22

‘I am a Surajit supporter’ — the voice of adoration on the Maidan

That was sometime after Sengupta had made a late-career switch to Mohammedan Sporting. Few on the Maidan have commanded such uncomplicated adoration. In a way it summed up Sengupta’s hold on th...
By Ananda Kamal Sen

People  /  Published 18.02.22

What Faiz Ahmed Faiz means to me

It must be something about the magic of some of the lines that have become a part of one-self — that memorable jibe at the Maker with ‘Ek fursat-e-gunaah mili woh bhi chaar din, dekhe humn...
By Mudar Patherya

People  /  Published 17.02.22

Remembering Disco King, King of Bling, Man of Melody: Bappi Lahiri

Gunday (2014) Three years later, the man was back with the peppy and pulsating Tune maari entriyaan, his voice effortlessly matching the energy of the film’s actors Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapo...
By Priyanka Roy 

People  /  Published 17.02.22

Remembering five underrated melodious gems from Bappi Lahiri

Sapno ka raja While the Chalte Chalte title song swept the nation away thanks to the lovely tune and Kishore Kumar’s brilliant rendition, this Sulakshana Pandit-Shailendra Singh duet from the s...
By Samarjit Guha

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People  /  Published 17.02.22

Brimming with versatility, Bappi Lahiri worked on these Bengali music numbers

Uri uri baba Perhaps no one used Usha Uthup’s booming tenor better than Bappida. Her Hindi hits with him were fantastic and so was this racy number from the film Balidan. During festive seasons...
By Samarjit Guha

People  /  Published 17.02.22

Looking back at Bappi Lahiri's international achievements

In Hollywood, famous singer Elvis Presley used to wear gold chains. I was a huge follower of Presley. I used to think, if I become successful someday, then I will build a different image of mine. By t...
By The Telegraph

Entertainment  /  Published 17.02.22

Team Tolly fondly remembering Bappida

HARANATH CHAKRABORTY I had met Bappida before the shoot of the film Gurudakshina. To write the script, I would accompany Anjanda (Chowdhury) to outdoor locations. We went to Santiniketan to write the...
By The Telegraph

People  /  Published 16.02.22

T-town pays tribute to ‘the true rock star of our country’

The legendary singer-composer, Bappi Lahiri, breathed his last on February 15. He was 69. Lahiri (Bappi da to his legions of fans) made his debut in the Bengali film industry with Dadu (1962). The mus...
By Pooja Mitra

News  /  Published 16.02.22

Sandhya Mukherjee cremated with full state honours

Singer Sandhya Mukherjee, who died on Tuesday evening, was cremated with full state honours at the Keoratala crematorium on Wednesday evening. Mukherjee, whose voice enchanted generations, suffe...
By My Kolkata Web Desk


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