Kundan Lal Saigal, who was a legendary singer and actor, had sung greater than 185 songs and acted in 36 movies in his profession spanning over 15 years. Born on April 11, 1904, he was stated to be Bollywood’s true famous person.
However, Kundan was not at all times part of the film trade and had labored as timekeeper, salesman, and supervisor, whereas pursuing singing. He lived a brief but influential life and handed away on the younger age of 42 after he became an alcoholic. His dying got here simply few months earlier than independence of India i.e. January 18, 1947, at his ancestral metropolis Jalandhar.
On his 116th start anniversary, we listing 5 songs that we expect sum up all that Kundan Lal Saigal stood for as an artiste par excellence.
Babul Mora Naihar Chhooto Jaye
The music was a part of 1937 movie Street Singer. He not solely sang but additionally starred within the music. The lyrics have been written by the then King of Awadh Nawab Wajid Ali Shah and the music director was RC Boral.
Jab Dil Hi Toot Gaya
The monitor was a part of director Abdul Rashid Kardar’s 1946 movie Shahjehan. The lyrics of the enduring music have been penned by Majrooh Sultanpuri whereas the music director of the music was legendary Naushad.
Ek Bangala Bane Nyara
Written by Kidar Sharma, the music was a part of 1937 movie President. The music director was RC Boral. KL Saigal not solely sang the music however was additionally part of the movie.
Mere Sapnon Ki Rani
The duet by Mohammed Rafi and KL Saigal continues to be an evergreen music until date. Written by Majrooh Sultanpuri and music path by Naushad ensured that the monitor was nothing in need of one thing unforgettable. The music was part of Shahejhan. The movie hit the market in 1946 and was directed by Abdul Rashid Kardar.
Balam Aaye Baso
The music was a part of 1936 movie Devdas. The lyrics have been written by Kedar Sharma. KL Saigal not solely sung but additionally carried out the music within the film together with Jamuna.
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