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     1'''Naushad Ali (b. 1919)''' 
     4Hindi-Urdu composer born in Lucknow. One 
     5of the most spectacular products of the 40s 
     6Hindi cinema, he was one of the first to 
     7introduce sound mixing and the separate 
     8recording of voice and music tracks in 
     9playback singing. Also known for using a 
     10mammoth orchestra with over 100 musicians 
     11for Mehboob’s Aan. Since early childhood he 
     12was an avid listener to the live orchestras 
     13accompanying silent films. Studied under 
     14Ustad Ghurbat Ali, Ustad Yusuf Ali and Ustad 
     15Babban Saheb. Before moving to Bombay in 
     161937, he composed for amateur theatricals 
     17such as the Windsor Music Entertainers, a 
     18group he helped set up. In Bombay, he 
     19worked as a pianist in composer Mushtaq 
     20Hussain’s orchestra; later assisted 
     21Khemchand Prakash (whom he considers 
     22his teacher) at Ranjit Studio. Employed by 
     23Kardar as in-house composer at Kardar 
     24Studio after Nai Duniya; composed some of 
     25his most memorable music for Kardar and his 
     26disciple, M. Sadiq (e.g. Rattan, Naushad’s 
     27breakthrough film). Scored Mehboob’s films 
     28after Anmol Ghadi, including Anokhi Ada, 
     29Andaz and Mother India. Partner in Sunny 
     30Art Prod., producing e.g. Udan Khatola. 
     31Other classic compositions include Baiju 
     32Bawra (using the eminent Khayal singer Amir 
     33Khan along with D.V. Paluskar), Asif’s epic 
     34Mughal-e-Azam (where Ustad Bade Ghulam 
     35Ali Khan sang), Nitin Bose’s Ganga Jumna. 
     36The music for Kamal Amrohi’s Pakeezah is 
     37credited to Ghulam Mohammed but Naushad 
     38also contributed to it. 
     41'''FILMOGRAPHY:''' 1940: Prem Nagar; 1941: 
     42Kanchan; Darshan; Mala; 1942: Nai Duniya; 
     43Sharada; Station Master; 1943: Kanoon; 
     44Namaste; Sanjog; 1944: Geet; Jeevan; Pehle 
     45Aap; Rattan; 1945: Sanyasi; 1946: Anmol 
     46Ghadi; Keemat; Shahjehan; 1947: Dard; 
     47Elaan; Natak; 1948: Anokhi Ada; Mela; 1949: 
     48Andaz; Chandni Raat; Dillagi; Dulari; 1950: 
     49Babul; Dastaan; 1951: Deedar; Jadu; 1952: 
     50Aan; Baiju Bawra; Diwana; 1953: Char 
     51Chand; 1954: Amar; Shabab; 1955: Udan 
     52Khatola; 1957: Mother India; 1958: Sohni 
     53Mahiwal; 1960: Kohinoor; Mughal-e-Azam; 
     541961: Ganga Jumna; 1962: Son of India; 
     551963: Mere Mehboob; 1964: Leader; 1966: 
     56Dil Diya Dard Liya; Saaz Aur Awaz; 1967: 
     57Palki; Ram Aur Shyam; 1968: Admi; Saathi; 
     58Sangharsh; 1970: Ganwaar; 1971: 
     59Pakeezah; 1972: Tangewala; 1974: My 
     60Friend; Aaina; 1975: Sunehra Sansar; 1979: 
     61Chambal Ki Rani; 1982: Dharam Kanta; 
     621986: Love and God; 1988: Dhwani; 1989: 
     63Dhwani; 1990: Awaaz De Kahan Hai; 1993: 
     64Teri Payal Mere Geet; 1995: Guddu.