Composer N Datta’s Death Anniversary


Today is Composer N Datta’s death anniversary. Also called Datta Naik, N Datta was born Dattaram Baburao Naik. He began his career by assisting the legendary Sachin Dev Burman (S D Burman) for movies like Bahar (1951), Sazaa (1951), Ek Nazar (1951), Jaal (1952), Jeevan Jyoti (1953) and Angarey (1954). When he began composing alone, his collaboration with lyricist Sahir Ludhyanvi was successful and popular. He also worked with Jan Nisar Akhtar, Majrooh Sultanpuri and others. N Datta’s compositions have a finesse of orchestration and melody. Chehre Pe Chehera (1980) songs were the stalwart’s last compositions in this lifetime.

Bollywood and Composer N Datta’s Death Anniversary:

Here are some Bollywood songs composed by N Datta during the 1950s:

Mohabbat yun bhi hoti hai… Marine Drive (1955)

Jate ho toh jao par jaoge kahan… Milaap (1955)

Maine chand aur sitaronki tamanna ki thi… Chandrakanta (1956)

Zara rakhna bharosa Bhagwan mein… Dashehra (1956)

Kya kya na sitam tujhpe huye… Mohini (1957)

Sapnon ka chanda aaya… Mr. X (1957)

Nainonse naina lage woh kya kahenge aage… Light House (1958)

Sambhal ae dil tadapne aur tadpanese kya hoga… Sadhana (1958)

Beta dar mat dar mat dar mat… Bhai-Behen (1959)

Main tumhise poochti hoon mujhe tumse pyar kyon hai… Black Cat (1959)

Bolo dil mera machal raha kis liye… Rickshawala (1960)


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