Wednesday, October 20, 2010

FIRST RAAGMALIKA IN HINDI FILMS WAS COMPOSED FOR FILM TAANSEN(1942)

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Music was the central theme of Hindi film TAANSEN released in the year 1942.Film's story was based on the life of famous classical singer तानसेन , who was a disciple of स्वामी  हरिदास  of वृन्दावन .Later he became famous as Court -Singer of अकबर  in आगरा .He was a नवरत्न  of Akbar's court.Before joining here Taansen was court singer of राजा  रामचंद्र  of रीवा  in मध्य  प्रदेश .In Agra Taansen created many new Classical Raagas remaining in seclusion ,which he used to present in the court of Akbar,keeping the audience spell bound for hours.
In this film music director Khemchandra Prakash presented a situation, in which Taansen is seen creating the new raagas.The hero of the film was famous singer K.L.Sahgal, portraying as Taansen.Sahgal very easily and beautifully rendered the sargams of raagas: दरबारी ,मियां  की  मल्हार  and मियां  की  तोड़ी  in a sequence,which created  the first रागमाला  presented in any Hindi film.

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MUFLIS said...

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