All Posts By Ganesh V

On Khayyam – Part 9

The term jubilee may seem an anachronism in this age of the 100 Cr. club and multiple screen releases. Indeed, it means nothing to filmmakers and actors today. But back in the day, it was the Holy Grail. Silver, gold, ...

On Khayyam – Part 8

Khayyam worked closely with a few singers, repeatedly harnessing their talent to give his songs a sense of completion, and to enhance their beauty. Talat Mehmood, Mukesh, Geeta Dutt, Rafi, Asha and Lata were his mainstays in first part of ...

On Khayyam – Part 7

  Jaidev had a spare, ascetic build, and was totally consumed by music. He was spare in his musical sensibilities, too. In all this, he was just like his junior contemporary, Khayyam. Both brought to their music the same sense of ...

On Khayyam – Part 6

Khayyam did not compose for films between 1967 and 1974. It was due to a combination of reasons, including the fact that he somehow could not sign up any films during this period. He however put this time to good ...