Legendary singer Manna Dey is no more, but his voice lives on. We take a look at five of his greatest Bollywood hits.
Legendary playback singer Manna Dey, who is known for his deep voice and rich classical expressions, passed away in a Bangalore hospital today. The golden voice of Bollywood was 94. Born Prabodh Chandra Dey in 1919, he was popularly known as Manna and has sung many hits during his illustrious career. We list out out five of his greatest hits.
Ek Chatur Naar (Padosan):
In this ultimate face-off song from the superhit movie ‘Padosan’, Manna da voices Mehmood’s South Indian character. Due to the singer’s strong classical background, he aces the song with ease.
Zindagi Kaisi Paheli (Anand):
In this poignant number, Manna spins pure magic with his deep baritone and makes you wonder about life and death. What a fitting song!
Ae Meri Zoharajabeen (Waqt):
The fact that this peepy number is still sung at sangeets and shaadis, five decades after its release, proves what a versatile singer Manna da was.
Yeh Raat Bheegi Bheegi (Chori Chori):
Listen to this classic with your eyes closed and you’d be transported to a different world for sure. Don’t believe us? Try it out now!
Laga Chunri Mei Daag (Dil Hi To Hai):
Manna’s epic voice range is evident in this touching number from the black and white hit ‘Dil Hi To Hai’.