Thursday, October 10, 2013

RAGA SHANKARA IN FILM:AASHIQ(1961)

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Raga Shankara is a rarely used raga in the film music.Therefore this melodious song is a rare treat for classical music lovers.Sung by Lata Mangeshkar and composed by Shankar-Jaikishan, this song is picturised on dancing star Padmini.She was one of the three famous Bharatnatyam exponent 'Travancore-Sisters'( Lalitha, Padmini and Ragini ).The lyrics " Jhanan jhanjhana ke apni payal, chali main aaj mat poochho kahan.."also relate us with the dance.Padmini is no more,she left us on 25 Sept.,2006. 
PADMINI


                                                            SHANKAR-JAIKISHAN
SHAILENDRA

1 comment:

Dr. Sibram Nisonko said...

It is supremely melodious song by Lataji synchronized with brilliant dance performance of Padminiji.Highly elevating experience.