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What happened to Mr.Amin Sayani? He was famous throughout S.E.Asia for his compering of Binaca Geet Mala in the '50s &'60s over Radio Ceylon. Why are we not able to get anchors like him nowadays? I think Mr.Anu Kapoor is the best among the present lot.

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Asked by MangeswaraSastryB, 29 Mar '08 11:53 am
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he is still around but do not kbnow where he was last heard on Binaca geetmala in 1993.
You can see him on www.youtube.com/watch?v=n60BafhN1VI

The Binaca Geet Mala, presented by the inimitable Ameen Sayani, was India's most famous music programme. First broadcast by Radio Ceylon in the 1950s, the Binaca Geet Mala ranked popular Bollywood film songs according to sales in select shops in select cities. Although it merely provided a rough indication of the popularity of a song, many stil considered the chart to be very prestigious. Below we list the most popular songs in each year according to the Binaca Geet Mala.

The Binanca Geet Mala ran from 1953 - 1993.

Year Song Singers & Music Directors Film

1993 Choli Ke Peeche Ila Arun & Alka Yagnik, Laxmikant-Pyarelal Khalnayak
1992 Maine Pyar Tumhi Se Kumar Sanu & Alka Yagnik, Nadeem-Shravan Phool Aur Kaante
1991 Dekha Hai Pehli Baar S.P. Balasubramaniam & Alka Yagnik, Nadeem-Shravan Saajan
1990 Gori Hai Kalaiya ...more
Answered by Sheetal Kaur, 30 Mar '08 05:32 am

 
  
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correct
Answered by EMMA WATSON, 29 Mar '08 11:53 am

 
  
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amin sayani is old now and in our industry no body looks or care to know where are the yesteryear idols are he is best and no one can compete him ever, no i dont think Anu Kapoor is the best i would rate aditya narayan better then him
Answered by santosh bhosle, 29 Mar '08 11:56 am

 
  
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nobody prefers that job now
Answered by thyagarajan mahadevan, 29 Mar '08 11:54 am

 
  
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Awaz ka badshaha Amin Sayani....wah kya jamana tha ! Woh jaha bhi rahe khush rahe !
Answered by Vilas Pardhe, 29 Mar '08 11:55 am

 
  
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