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Topic: Hindi songs

Mukesh chose songs about heartache. His fans with broken hearts couldn’t ask for more

On the death anniversary of the singer with a 'golden voice', here's some of Mukesh's songs that listeners nursing their broken hearts keep turning to.

Pakistanis can’t get over ’70s Bollywood. Junaid Safdar’s viral wedding song is proof

Social media users and celebrities, including Mehr Tarar, couldn't get enough of Safdar's rendition of 'Kya Hua Tera Wada' at his wedding.

8 songs that prove Anand Bakshi was Hindi cinema’s lyricist for the common man

While some of his contemporaries and seniors like Sahir, Majrooh and Gulzar are considered more ‘poetic’, Anand Bakshi kept it simple and read the pulse of the masses.

Sahir at 100: The ‘pal do pal ka shayar’ who doesn’t fade even 41 years after his death

Sahir Ludhianvi would’ve been 100 this March, and his lyrics and poetry still resonate for their philosophical tinge, symbolism & social consciousness.

Geeta Dutt: Hindi cinema’s skylark who enthralled millions

Geeta Dutt's career began with a meteoric rise as one of the most sought-after female voices in Bollywood but tragically ended in marital problems and alcohol.

Urdu sounds are disappearing from Bollywood songs

The gradual decline of Urdu diction in Bollywood songs from Mughal-e-Azam to My Name is Khan

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
File photo of the Amazon logo pictured inside the company's office in Bengaluru | Reuters/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Amazon India ties up with influencers for ‘live-stream shopping’ to drive festive season sales

Live-stream shopping events are hugely popular in China, with the feature being used by Alibaba Group Holding's Taobao & Bytedance's Douyin and driving millions of dollars in sales.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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