Current track

Title

Artist


Radio Classic Show

Page: 4

The musical world of S D Burman – Rajesh Thakur’s Tune India Radio Classic Show Sachin Dev Burman (1 October 1906 – 31 October 1975) was an Indian music director and singer. A member of the Tripura royal family, he started his career with Bengali films in 1937. Later he began composing for Hindi movies, […]

Play

Here’s Rajesh Thakur talking about Life Journey of Madan Mohan on his Tune India Radio’s classic show. Madan Mohan Kohli (25 June 1924 – 14 July 1975), better known as Madan Mohan, was a popular and unparalleled Indian music director of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. He is considered one of the most melodious and […]

Play

Here’s Rajesh Thakur talking about Life Journey of Meena Kumari on his Tune India Radio’s classic show. Meena Kumari (born Mahjabeen Bano, 1 August 1933 – 31 March 1972) was an Indian film actress, singer and poet under the pseudonym Naaz, who starred in classic films of Hindi Cinema. Popularly known as The Tragedy Queen, […]

Play

Here’s Rajesh Thakur talking about Life Journey of Raj Kapoor on his Tune India Radio’s classic show. Raj Kapoor (14 December 1924 – 2 June 1988) was an Indian film actor, producer and director of Indian cinema. Born at Kapoor Haveli in Peshawar to actor Prithviraj Kapoor– he was a member of the Kapoor family […]

Play

Here’s Rajesh Thakur talking about Life Journey of R D Burman on his Tune India Radio’s classic show. Rahul Dev Burman (27 June 1939 – 4 January 1994) was an Indian music director who is regarded as one of the most influential composers of the Indian film industry. From the 1960s to the 1990s, Burman […]

Play

Here is Rajesh Thakur talking about Sufi songs in Bollywood  Sufi music is the devotional music of the Sufis, inspired by the works of Sufi poets, like Rumi, Hafiz, Bulleh Shah, Amir Khusrow and Khwaja Ghulam Farid. Qawwali is the most well known form of Sufi music, and is most commonly found in the Sufi […]

Play

Here’s Rajesh Thakur talking about Life Journey of Sahir Ludhianvi on his Tune India Radio’s classic show. Abdul Hayee (8 March 1921 – 25 October 1980), popularly known by his pen name Sahir Ludhianvi, was an Indian poet and film lyricist who wrote in the Hindi and Urdu languages. His work influenced Indian cinema, in […]

Play

  Here’s Rajesh Thakur talking about Life Journey of Sanjeev Kumar on his Tune India Radio’s classic show. Sanjeev Kumar (born Harihar Jethalal Jariwala; 9 July 1938 – 6 November 1985) was an Indian film actor. He won several major awards including two National Film Awards for Best Actor for his performances in the movies […]

Play

  Here’s Rajesh Thakur talking about Ghazal King Jagjit Singh on his Tune India Radio’s classic show. Jagjit Singh’s voice is a voice of a broken man, a man who was broken repeatedly by hardships of life and yet almost every time he rose up stronger and more determined. He never let tragedies of his life […]

Play

  Here’s Rajesh Thakur talking about Life Journey of Kishore Kumar on his Tune India Radio’s classic show. There are singers and then there is Kishore Kumar. An unschooled singer who had no classical training, Kishore Da was truly a master of all trades — be it his beautiful voice that could make any song […]

Play

Here’s Rajesh Thakur talking about Life Journey of O P Nayyar on his Tune India Radio’s classic show. Omkar Prasad Nayyar or O.P., as he was famously known, was born in Lahore on January 16, 2016. Largely because of not having any formal training in classical music, he was met with a string of failures […]

Play