Thursday, April 25, 2013

The Almost Superstars: Geeta Dutt

Geeta (Roy) Dutt  was for a while in the late 1940’s one of the most sought after female voices in Indian cinema. She, a Bengali, and her contemporary and peer, the Maharashtrian, Lata Mangeshkar, were breathing down the neck of the grand lady of film song Shamshed Begum, who had held the top spot for most of the 40’s. 

The whole story and goodies here


litlgrey said...

That pages comments are closed, so let me thank you... for the heads up!

Nathan Rabe said...

Litlgrey, you are welcome!

Dolmance said...

The author of that blog says Geeta wasn't one of the greatest. I would differ, as would Lata. She was the greatest.

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