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Would you have more information on the song from Delhi6, when it is sung, why this was written and what is the meaning of " sasural genda phool " I know the flower, but in what context has it been used here ?

Asked by viswanath vishnubhotla, 09 Mar '09 08:30 am
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This is a Chhattisgarhi traditional song written by Gangaram Shivarey & composed by Bhulwaram Yadav. Later, Bhulwaram Yadav taught this song to 3 joshi sisters ( ramadutt, rekha & prabhadutt joshi ) who performed this song. This song is now a well-known Chhattisgarhi folk song, performed in most of Chhattisgrahi marriages. Raghubir Yadav was assisting AR Rahman for the additional Folk music score for the film; he introduced this song to Rahman. Rahman liked this song so much, he instantly selected this for improvisation & Prasoon Joshi edited the lyrics for better understanding and edited the non-familiar chattishagarhi words.
Some reports say that original composers didn't get any credits, which is entirely unfair. In fact, Mr Joshi has been credited as the lyricist for this song. But, anyways the original soundtrack CD says
Courtesy: Raghubir Yadav, Additionall music supervision: Rajat Dholakia

One interpretation is...Gainda Phool or merigold is one of the folwers used in almost ...more
Answered by Kishenjit Sinha, 09 Mar '09 08:41 am

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