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Purani film ki baat - 27th August 2010, 08:15 AM



"Saraswatichandra" is a black-and-white 1968 Hindi film directed by Govind Saraiya and starring Nutan and Manish. The music is by Kalyanji-Anandji, who won a National Film Award for the "originality of the score". Also won the Filmfare awards for the Best Cinematography - Black and White, Nariman Irani and Best Dialogue Writer S. Ali Raza.

The film was based on Saraswatichandra, a landmark Gujarati novel, written by Govardhanram Madhavram Tripathi, a famous author of early twentieth century Gujarat, India. The novel, written in five parts, narrates the lifestyle and ideology of people in the early 20th century. It depicts the social fabric of that time: extended family life and the beginning of the meltdown of old customs and traditions. It starts with a romantic courtship between Saraswatichandra and Kumud, followed by a complex plot where Kumud ends up a Sadhwi (a minister or a preacher) and spends a life of celibacy. A peculiar feature of the novel is that names of all characters in the novel, over thirty of them, represent their personality. For example the hero, Saraswatichandra, is a very learned man, an author and a poet, and Saraswati is the goddess of literacy, while the leading lady is Kumud, which means beautiful like a water lily....

Mukesh (Hindi: ????? ) (July 22, 1923--August 27, 1976) was an Indian playback singer of Bollywood. Along with Mohammed Rafi and Kishore Kumar, he was one of the three leading male Bollywood playback singers from the 1950s to the 1970s.....
Mukesh's son, Nitin Mukesh, was a fairly popular singer in the 1980s and sings mostly devotional religious songs these days. His grandson Neil Mukesh is an upcoming actor who debuted in Johnny Gaddaar which released in September 2007.....
National Film Awards; * 1974 - National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer for Kain baar yoon bhi dekhaa hai song in the film Rajnigandha.
Filmfare Awards; * 1959 - Filmfare Best Male Playback Award for Subkuchh seekha humne song in the film Anari * 1970 - Filmfare Best Male Playback Award for Sabse bada naadan song in the film Pehchan * 1972 - Filmfare Best Male Playback Award for Jai bolo beiman ki song in the film Beimaan * 1976 - Filmfare Best Male Playback Award for Kabhi khabhi mere dil mein song in the film Kabhi Kabhie...

Lata Mangeshkar ( born September 28, 1929) is a highly known playback singer in the Indian Hindi movie industry. Mangeshkar's career started in 1942 and has spanned over six decades. She has done playback singing for over 980 Bollywood movies, and has sung songs in over twenty Indian languages. She is the elder sister of the equally accomplished singer, Asha Bhosle....
Awards and recognitions;
Lata Mangeshkar has won several awards and honors, including Padma Bhushan (1969), Padma Vibhushan (1999), Dada Saheb Phalke Award (1989), Bharat Ratna (2001), three National Film Awards, and 12 Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards. She has also won four Filmfare Best Female Playback Awards. In 1969, she made the unusual gesture of giving up Filmfare Best Female Playback Award, in order to promote fresh talent. She was later awarded Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 1993.
In 1984, the State Government of Madhya Pradesh instituted the Lata Mangeshkar Award in honor of Lata Mangeshkar. The State Government of Maharashtra also instituted a Lata Mangeshkar Award in 1992.
In 1974, The Guinness Book of Records listed Lata Mangeshkar as the most recorded artist in the history, stating that she had reportedly recorded "not less than 25,000 solo, duet and chorus backed songs in 20 Indian languages" between 1948 and 1974.
Although the entry has not been printed in Guinness editions since 1991, reputable sources claim that she has recorded thousands of songs, with estimates ranging up to figures as large as 50,000.
Lata is the second vocalist to receive "Bharat Ratna", India's highest civilian honour......


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