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Geeta Dutt – The Skylark Who Sang From The Heart

Geeta Dutt, Anil Biswas and Lata Mangeshkar

Geeta Dutt, Anil Biswas and Lata Mangeshkar

A rare picture of Lata Mangeshkar, music composer Anil Biswas and Geeta Dutt singing Vande Mataram at the inauguration of the first International Film Festival in India

“What a depth of feeling Geeta brought to the Meera bhajans in the film!” writes Ganesh Anantharaman. “She ranks “Mat jaa jogi” as her best solo and you can’t but agree as the raw pain of Jogan pierces through you in Geeta’s most evocative Bhairavi.

Mat jaa jogi (Jogan, 1950)
Music: Bulo C Rani
Singer: Geeta Dutt

(All pictures used in this article are courtesy Geeta Dutt’s son Arun Dutt, The magical voice of Geeta Dutt Facebook Group, Geetadutt.com and Priya Lakshmi)  

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Editor, Learning and Creativity; Consulting Editor, Silhouette Magazine As a professional business journalist, Antara spent 14 years covering business stories but alongside kept alive her passion for writing on cinema. She writes extensively on the changing trends of music, direction and filmmaking in cinema and her articles aim to provide well-researched, complete and accurate information on the legends of cinema for the movie enthusiast. Her articles have also been published in Dearcinema.com and Du-kool.com. Antara is Editor-Creative Director of Wisitech InfoSolutions Pvt. Ltd
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The man of wisdom is never of two minds; he has got clarity of thoughts. The man of benevolence never worries; he does not expect anything in return. The man of courage is never afraid; he accepts challenges without fear.