By Sohani Mittal
One of Indian cinema’s most prolific screenplay writers and directors, Basu Chatterjee has constantly gifted the Hindi screenland some truly beautiful stories. However, his real genius perhaps lay in how he managed to present the middle-class and concrete India, during a light-hearted yet realistic manner.
Chatterjee started his career as an illustrator and cartoonist with the weekly tabloid Blitz published in Mumbai, where he worked for 18 years, before shifting career paths to filmmaking, when he assisted Basu Bhattacharya within the Raj Kapoor and Waheeda Rehman starrer Teesri Kasam (1966).
Songs in Chatterjee’s films hold prominent significance and fondness among fans. Today, we glance back at some memorable songs from his films.
Here are 5 top songs from his films:
1. Uthe Sabke Kadam Dekho Ram Pam Pam (Baton Baton Mein, 1979)
2. Thoda Hai Thode Ki Zaroorat Hai (Khatta Meetha, 1978)
3. Yeh Jeevan Hai (Piya Ka Ghar, 1972)
4. Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuchh Kaha (Baton Batao Mein, 1979)
5. Gori Tera Gaon Bada Pyara (Chitchor, 1976)