Salil Chowdhury’s 1950s Bollywood Compositions


Composer Salil Chowdhury’s death anniversary was on September 5. Born in 1925 in Gazipur village of South 24 Parganas, West Bengal; he recognized genuine talent as a composer in the then guitarist from his orchestra Ilaiyaraaja.

Salil Chowdhury’s 1950s Bollywood Compositions

Some Bollywood songs composed by him in the 1950s are:

Hariyala sawan dhol bajata aaya… Do Bigha Zameen (1953)

Chotasa ghar hoga badalonki chaon mein… Naukri (1954)

Ho jabse mili tose ankhen… Amaanat (1955)

Tere nainone jadoo dala dil loot liya… Tangewali (1955)

Ja tose nahin boloon Kanhaiya… Parivar (1956)

Teki main jhoot boliya koina… Jagte Raho (1956). I just love this song. 🙂

Raatne kya kya khwab dikhaye… Ek Gaon Ki Kahani (1957)

Munna bada pyara… Musafir (1957)

Suhana safar aur yeh mausam hasi… Madhumati (1958)


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