Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicKishore Kumar

Topic: Kishore Kumar

O.P. Nayyar, the untrained musical genius who was more than just a hit machine

O.P. Nayyar was considered the biggest threat to Shankar-Jaikishan by the late 1950s. And though he and Lata Mangeshkar admired each other, they never collaborated.

Off The Cuff with Gulzar

In the latest edition of ThePrint ‘Off the Cuff’, poet and lyricist Gulzar is in conversation with Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta. Gulzar speaks about his...

Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi — the hit musical comedy that Kishore Kumar had hoped would flop

Even after more than 60 years, the movie is immensely watchable, thanks to easy-breezy comedy, great chemistry, Kishore Kumar's energy and S.D. Burman's tunes.

Jawani Diwani was candyfloss Bollywood, but it turned many stereotypes on their head

Fun and frothy, this light-hearted rom com features songs that are on every party playlist even today

Amar Prem tells the story of relationships that have no name but the power to break hearts

Not Shakti Samanta, Rajesh Khanna or Sharmila Tagore – it was Anand Bakshi’s lyrics that gave this movie its soul.

In Kati Patang, director Shakti Samanta created magic with Rajesh Khanna & R.D. Burman’s music

The film gave us evergreen hits like Yeh Shaam Mastani and Pyar Diwana Hota Hai featuring superstar Rajesh Khanna.

Padosan is a film that can’t be made in today’s Republic of Easy Offended India

Cult comedy Padosan features Hindi cinema’s most popular duet and never runs out of laughs.

When Kishore Kumar spoke to Pritish Nandy about Bombay, Hitchcock and his many wives

In this candid interview, the legendary singer talked about his love for nature and why he decided to move from Bombay to Khandwa.

12 Kishore Kumar songs that are absolute gems but forgotten even by die-hard fans

Many forgotten songs by Kishore Kumar deserve the same treatment as his Dev Anand/Rajesh Khanna/Amitabh Bachchan classics.

On his birthday, ThePrint will take Mukesh to the millennials with a little contest

To celebrate the 95th birth anniversary of one of India's greatest playback singers, we look back at some of our favourite Mukesh songs. You can send yours too.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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