Q 47. Naushad even spent night sleeping on footpath, finally he secured a job as......?
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Prem Nagar (1940) was his first Independent break but he first got noticed with Sharda (1942) wherein 13-year-old Suraiya did the playback for heroine Mehtab. It was Rattan (1944) that took Naushad right to the top and enabled him to charge Rs 25,000 a film then. Ankhiyaan Milake and Sawan ke Badalon became the most popular songs of the day.
Naushad churned out hit after hit in the 1940s mainly in the films of A.R. Kardar - Shahjehan (1946), Dard (1947), Dillagi (1949), Dulari (1949) and Mehboob Khan - Anmol Ghadi (1946), Elaan (1947), Anoki Ada (1948), Andaaz (1949). Naushad was among the early composer who gave Lata Mangeshkar an opportunity to sin ...more
Naushad Ali, moved to Mumbai from Lucknow in the late 1930s to try his luck as a musician. After initial struggle, he enjoyed great success in the 1940s as a music director.
He was one of the first to introduce sound mixing and the separate recording of voice and music tracks in playback singing.