The film club of Entertainment Society of Goa will be having a special program on a retrospective of Shailendra’s songs on 3rd January 2020(Friday) at 6.15 pm. Mrs. Amla Shailendra Mazumdar, daughter of the celebrated poet and lyricist Shailendra will be joining us for a retrospective of his songs and Sachin Chatte will be in conversation with her.
Shailendra has written some of the most popular songs in the annals of Hindi cinema. Mera joota hain Japani, Kisi ki muskarahaton pe ho nisar, Ajeeb dastaan hain yeh, Aaj phir jeene ki tammanna hain (and all songs from Guide), Jeena yahan marna yahan – the list of songs is endless. He passed away at a young age of 43 but with over 900 songs in a relatively short career, he left behind a body of work that is virtually unparalleled. Here are some of the gems he wrote – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoK2hViAoUQ
The program will have clips of his popular songs and Mrs. Amla will share insights and her knowledge about them.