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Singer Geeta Dutt - 'Kothae Kothae Je Raat Hoey Jae' - Pulak Bandopadhay (Part 8) [Image: Geeta Dutt/upperstall.com]
Singer Geeta Dutt - 'Kothae Kothae Je Raat Hoey Jae' - Pulak Bandopadhay (Part 8) [Image: Geeta Dutt/upperstall.com]
23 Nov 2020 MP3

This week's program presented Part 8 of the heart-warming stories behind the creation of super-hit Bengali songs during the 1960s and 1970s as told by Pulak Bandopadhay - the lyricist, songwriter and music composer from West Bengal, India. Pulak Bandopadhay (1931?-1999) recollected the stories in his book - 'Kothae Kothae Raat Hoey Jae' - about these songs sung by popular Indian Bengali singers. This week's episode focused on and paid tribute to Geeta Dutt (23 November 1930 – 20 July 1972) - a prominent Indian playback singer and a famous Hindi and Bengali classical artist. Born in Faridpur, Bangladesh before the Partition of India she moved with her parents to Kolkata, Assam and Mumbai in India where she found particular prominence as a playback singer in Hindi cinema. The songs played in the program were sung by Geeta Dutt. The narrators were Tapati Aditya, Tushar Roy and Shampa Barua while the technical production was by Dominic Robin Guda and Punna Joyotee. This week's program was produced and presented by Shampa Barua.

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