Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Anil Biswas

Today is the birth anniversary of Anil Biswas, the noted playback singer and Composer of Indian Cinema.He was born this day in 1914 in undivided Bengal of British India. Active for three decades between 1935 - 1965, Anil Biswas is credited with  introducing 12 piece orchestra in film music . He also introduced western symphonic music and folk music . He gave break to noted playback singers Mukesh and Talat Mahmood in film Pehli Nazar and Arzoo respectively. He married actress Ashalata- maiden name Mehrunissa- and had three sons and a daughter from the marriage.He composed music  for about ninety films and gave some wonderful melodies.
His filmograhy includes films like Jagirdar, Kokila, Watan,Ek Hi Raasta, Pooja,Aurat, Alibaba, Behan,Kismet, Jwar Bhata, Bhookh, Anokha Pyar,Arzoo, Tarana, Aaram, Pardesi, Char Dil Char Rahen, Angulimaal and Chhoti Chhoti  Baaten . He was a recipient of Sangeet Natak Academy Award .
He died on 31 May 2003 aged 88.
Our humble tributes to the great Composer !

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