Bombay Talkie’ shall always be a `stand-alone’ in S-J’s phenomenal musical output. This happened to be the first and the only English film that they composed for and therefore, the music too had (and still has) a feel of elusiveness about it. It brought together the formidable team of Ismail Merchant, James Ivory and Ruth Prawer Jhabwala following their earlier `Householder’ and `Shakespearwallah’ . This one too, like many of the predecessors from the Merchant-Ivory stables, stresses upon a juxtaposition of Eastern & Western ideologies and the Shashi-Jennifer team-up lends credence to the depiction.
He is Rafi to us all his lovers and admirers. His humility and his devotion to his art are his great assests along with the rich melodious voice God has blessed him with”.
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