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Manoj Kumar’s “Roti Kapda Aur Makan” ruled the box office in 1974, Anand Bakshi wrote, Kishor sung and R.D.Burman composed one of the best song of Hindi cinema ” Zindagi Ke Safar Mein Guzar Jaate hain Jo Makam, Wo Phir Nehin Aate”. 1974 Inflation continues to spiral out of control around the world reaching 11.3% […]

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1973 known for three-Day Week put in place in the UK, Sydney Opera House is opened, Yom Kippur War and Oil Embargo, Watergate Hearings Begin, Supreme Court rules on Roe v. Wade. Rishi Kapoor’s biggest blockbuster which was his debut film Bobby, released to magnanimous response in 1973. Here is Rajesh Thakur with his Radio […]

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When we think of the male golden voices of the 50s, 60s and 70s, Manna Dey along with his contemporaries Mohd Rafi, Kishore Kumar, Mukesh, Hemant Kumar and Talat Mahmood is one of the sextet who took Hindi film music to the heights of excellence. Such was his impact that music directors created songs keeping […]

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1972 was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. Within the context of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) it was the longest year ever, as two leap seconds were added during this 366-day year, an event which has not since been repeated. Seeta Aur Geeta Staring Hema Malini, Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar was the […]

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Main akela hi chala tha janib manzil magar, Log saath aate gaye aur karwaan banta gaya… Majrooh Sultanpuri Majrooh Sultanpuri (1 October 1919 − 24 May 2000) was an Indian Urdu poet and lyricist in the Hindi film industry. He wrote  lyrics for numerous Hindi film soundtracks. He is even considered as one of the […]

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1971 This could well be the year that marked the start of the digital age when the Microprocessor was invented. Haathi Mere Saathi was the highest-grossing Indian film of 1971. The Year Rajesh Khanna dominated box office with many hits including Anand. Here’s “1971 Ki Kahani ” Rajesh Thakur’s Radio Classic Show. Tune India Radio […]

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1970 Music continues to make significant impact with the largest ever rock festival held on the Isle of Wight with 600,000 people attending. Johny Mera Naam was the top grossing film on the box office in India. Rajesh Khanna gave many hits in 1970 including Sachaa Jhutha , Aan Milo Sajna and Safar. Here’s Rajesh […]

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“1969 Ki Kahani” What happened in 1969 First Superstar” of Indian cinema “Rajesh Khanna” gave his 1st blockbuster “Aradhana”, Amitabh Bachchan started his film career with “Saat Hindustani” Major News Stories include , The first man is landed on the moon on the Apollo 11 mission by the United States and Neil Armstrong and Edwin […]

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Legendary singer Mukesh Chand Mathur, popularly known as Mukesh has given Bollywood several memorable songs that are still fresh in the memory of people. He has sung around 1,300 songs, with one of the most popular being Kabhi Kabhi Mere Dil Mei. Mukesh was popular as being the voice of actors Raj Kapoor, Manoj Kumar, […]

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“1968 ka Safar” is a  Musical journey with interesting Stories from Hindi film industries and around the world including The first Big Mac goes on sale in McDonalds costing 49 cents, Boeing 747 made its maiden flight, Emergency 911 Telephone service is started in the USA, Hong Kong Flu pandemic. 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap […]

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1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1967th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 967th year of the 2nd millennium, the 67th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1960s decade. “1967 ka Safar” is a  Musical journey […]

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Here’s Rajesh Thakur talking about Life Journey of Shankar Jaikishan on his Tune India Radio’s classic show. Shankar Jaikishan (also known as S-J), were a popular and successful Indian composer duo of the Hindi film industry, working together from 1949 to 1971. They are considered to be among the greatest and first composer duo of […]

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1966 Ka Safar – Rajesh Thakur’s Tune India Radio Classic Show 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1966th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 966th year of the 2nd millennium, the 66th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year […]

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Here’s Rajesh Thakur talking about Life Journey of Lyricist Yogesh on his Tune India Radio’s classic show. Yogesh Gaur, commonly credited as Yogesh, (March 19, 1943 – May 29, 2020), was an Indian writer and lyricist. He is known for his contribution for Bollywood, and is best known work is film Anand songs like, Kahin […]

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1965 Ka Safar – Rajesh Thakur’s Tune India Radio Classic Show 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1965th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 965th year of the 2nd millennium, the 65th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year […]

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