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Manna Dey (1919−2013)

PostPosted: Thu Oct 31, 2013 1:03 am
by uiwangmike
Prabodh Chandra Dey (1 May 1919 − 24 October 2013), known by his stage name Manna Dey
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manna_Dey
Another case of becoming acquainted with a performer by his obituary. Trawling through his numerous clips, a few of those I came up with.
Teer Bhanga Dheu
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVABygUJCoc
Kuch aise bhi pal hote hain (70s?)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZ-j1Q-k9j0
Tu Pyaar Ka Saagar Hai, Live in Sri Lanka – more recent
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60oluNaJHjk
Pee Bin Soona Ri, with Lata Mangeshkar (1953)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFM_itxrAzE
Aye Kash Chalte Milke – Charming playback with Asha Bhosle, 1958
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UG5Tqe7zTAY
Although he sang most frequently in Hindi, he was born in Calcutta, and here is an engaging (though undated and to me, incomprehensible) performance on Bengali TV:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3XevP6ajeQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgmPBKJoUjI
More clips included on these obits:
http://www.hindustantimes.com/entertain ... 39281.aspx
http://variety.com/2013/film/people-new ... 200758948/