SOTD: Yaara Seeli Seeli – Lekin

Check out the excellent song Yaara Seeli Seeli on Lata Mangeshkar’s birthday. Lata won National Award for Best Female Playback Singer. Gulzar won National Award for Best Lyrics as well as the Filmfare Best Lyricist Award. Music director Hridayanath Mangeshkar won the National Award for Best Music Direction.

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  1. aryan 6 years ago

    Awesome Song.

  2. Anjanpur685Miles 6 years ago

    Lata’s most fav 20 tracks of her choice are mine too. Interestingly there is not a single song in her list past 1982 (dikhayi diye yun) most are from golden era (50s-60s).

    Past that I like her work only in Lekin. Nice choice here Sputnik. All songs of Lekin are masterpiece.

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      sputnik 6 years ago

      Thanks. I think her voice deteriorated in the late 80s and 90s. I used to hate her voice in songs of Darr/DDLJ but liked her voice in songs of Lekin/Libaas/MayaMemsaab/HAHK or Paani Re from Maachis.

      Very good choices. Don’t like Ja re ud jaare panchi, Bada natkhat hai, O Beqarar Dil Ho Chuka Hai that much.

      Tere Bina Zindagi is great from Aandhi but I would pick Is Mod Se Jaate Hain if its for Lata’s voice. I like the way she sang that song.

      I am surprised she did not pick Aye Mere Watan Ke Logon.

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