Sure To Get You On Your Feet…

Not talking about the national anthem here.

The first is from that genius of a guy – O P Nayyar from 1958 and the second played by the glamour girl Sridevi in a comic piece, an iconic imitation of Chaplin, some thirty years later in 1987.

Movie: Howrah Bridge (1958) 

Song: Mera Naam Chin Chin Chu

Star cast: Ashok Kumar, Madhubala, K.N Singh, Helen, Dhumal, Om Parkesh, Kammo, Madan P, Sunder, Mehmood, Minu Mumtaz, Chaman Puri

Singer: Geeta Dutt

Music Director: O P Nayyar

Lyricist:  Qamar Jalalabadi

Directed and Produced by Shakti Samanta.

Tidbit: The ‘bad’ girl Helen’s first break into films!

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Movie: Mr. India (1987) 

Song: Hawa Hawai

Star cast: Anil Kapoor, Sridevi, Satish Kaushik, Amrish Puri, Annu Kapoor

Singer: Kavita Krishnamurthy

Music Director: Laxmikant-Pyarelal

Lyricist: Javed Akhtar

Director: Shekhar Kapur

Producer: Boney Kapoor

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3 Responses to Sure To Get You On Your Feet…

  1. Vidya says:

    Wow ! Hearing it after a long time!
    Helen lifted club dances to a higher level of dignity and reigned supreme till the age of sixty
    Sri had a good comedy sense with perfect timing and that was apparent in Mr. India

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    • tskraghu says:

      A time when one went to see a movie just for the songs. I’ve seen people fling coins and notes at the screen when the songs played!!! The age of SJ, SD, OP, Ravi, Roshan, Hemant, Naushad, KA, LP., Datta, Jaidev……

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