Sunday 4 March 2007

Laxmikant Pyarelal: Anita (1967)


A while back I promised to post a decent Laxmikant Pyarelal album; here's one that is such and more so. Technically this isn't my record as I bought it for and gave it to my girlfriend (guess what her name is), but she wasn't really into it so it ended up in my box - she doesn't mind though. Anyway, 'Anita'; a horror film I think, with a soundtrack to match. Lots of atmospheric things going on throughout, and a couple of great songs. Like the lovely Latin flavoured 'Karib Aa' and the more frantic 'Pichhware Budha Khansta'. There's plenty of dialogue on here as well... is it just me, or does the guy sound really sleazy? What puts this album on my list of favourites however are the two instrumentals - spooky bossa beats, creepy organs and massive John Barry-esque orchestrations - the second one in particular is truly amazing.

I wanna see this film!

Track listing:
1. Mukesh: Gore Gore Chand Se Mukh Pe
2. Lata Mangeshkar: Samne Mere Sanwariya
3. Mukesh: Tum Bin Jeevan
4. Title Music
5. Lata Mangeshkar: Pichhware Budha Khansta
6. Lata Mangeshkar: Karib Aa
7. Lata Mangeshkar & Usha Mangeshkar: Hai Nazar Ka Ishara
8. Theme Music


  1. your doing great just like to say thanks for all the classics that your kind enough to share with the rest of us music lovers

  2. Thanks! And my pleasure :-)
    PC x

  3. Hello! Awesome blog! I'm loving the music! I was wodnering if you might happen to have any scores from any of the Ramsey bros. horror films?

  4. Great soundtrack - Manoj Kumar is the guy ... I guess in the dialogue he is more confused than sleazy as he is seeing yet another incarnaton of his beloved 'Anita'!

    Anyway - one of the big hot soundtracks from 1967 - especially 'Pichware Buddah Khasta'.

    Thanks for sharing this!!!

  5. Oh yeah - here are some visuals from the DVD complete with the sleazy guy! :-)

  6. Excellent, thanks :-) He doesn't look that bad...
    So it's on DVD; cool, gotta get myself a copy!

  7. i do have an request have you got any of the following?suhaag raat,
    Sangram 1976,pavitra paapi
    thanks once again

  8. I've been meaning to comment on your excellent blog for some time. Thanks so much for sharing all of this wonderful music!

    The Anita theme tracks are fantastic!

  9. Thanks :-) And I like your blog!
    PC x

  10. Thanks -- you always share the coolest stuff!