By Shri Arun Bajaj When Shankar-Jaikishan made their entry with Barsaat in 1949, the musical space was dominated by giants like Naushad, C. Ramchandra, Anil Biswas, S.D. Burman and Hemant Kumar. Waiting in the wings to make a splash were Madan Mohan and O. P. Nayyar. However, the music of Barsaat followed immediately by Awaara,… Read More Where exactly Shankar-Jaikishan excelled !!
Sharda Rajan January 9 at 6:25pm · I have watched Shankerji on his music composing & notation writing sessions. His fingers moving like lightning on the keys of the harmonium bringing out beautiful pieces, piece after piece each better than the other that filled the air . Sebastian with his pad & pencil trying to… Read More “I have watched Shankerji on his music composing & notation writing sessions” Sharda
Sharda Rajan January 14 at 6:16pm · Most of the time the notation sessions of Shankerji will last for 2/3 hours or even more. Because Shankerji would want to play all those exotic pieces in his harmonium , to his heart’s content. He will go on playing , playing & Sebastian will go on writing… Read More Shanker-Jaikishen’s styles – Sharda
Written by Singer Sharda Shankerji loved Jaikishenji very dearly & vice versa . He treated Jaikishenji as a younger brother & Jaiji also took Shankerji like an older brother. Jaikishenji loved to have fun , liked to go to restaurants, parties meeting friends & all & visited the music hall off & on Where as… Read More Memories of Shankar-Jaikishen by Sharda