I have never met or spoken to Manna Dey but the news of his death left me with an incredible sense of loss. I spent the day moving from one radio station to another just to hear the Manna Dey songs they played. His songs are inextricably linked to ... The Hindu, 1 month ago
Goodbye, Manna Dey - DNA India, 1 month ago
Manna Dey sang comedy songs in classical form: Anandji - Times of India, 1 month ago
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In the last few days after the demise of Manna Dey, a few questions have gone abegging. Why would a singer who could have made it as a pure classical artist strive to make a name in film music where he always remained the second choice for top stars ...The Hindu, 1 month ago Last of the musical legends of the 'golden era' Calcutta Telegraph, 1 month ago Legendary Singer Manna Dey Dies, Celebrities Offer Condolences International Business Times UK, 1 month ago A legend that was: Manna Dey Deccan Chronicle, 1 month ago
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Two factors led to the foundation of the Golden era of Hindi film music, both as important as the other. The first was the quality of the composer who, while far less experimental than his modern-day counterpart, created exquisite melodies that ...India Today, 1 month ago
A homesick Pathan in a Calcutta jail hums a slow, mournful chant pining for his faraway country, Ae mere pyaare watan, in the 1961 film, Kabuliwalla. He imagines it as a loving embrace of a mother at times, and at times as a haunting memory of a ...Business Standard India, 1 month ago
Singer Manna Dey, whose mastery over classical music made him the first-choice for complex raga-based melodies among composers but who was also a master of fun-and-frolic tracks that Hindi cinema abounds with, passed away around 4 am after a ...Times of India, 1 month ago Singer Manna Dey master of the classical and the comic passes away Bombay News.Net, 1 month ago
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Whether it’s the anxiety of romance, the feeling of utter despair or an exercise in soothing ruffled feathers, his soulful rendition captured varying sentiments with inspiring precision. It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to state that the rich timbre of Prabodh Chandra aka Manna Dey’s voice unfailingly lifted the character of a song from good to great. Though strangely, never as prolific or decorated as his contemporaries during his active years, Dey’s body of work is much ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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