With its 101 Series of Compilation DVDs, Shemaroo Entertainment has already enriched the Music Lovers’ personal collection. It has succeeded in transporting the viewer to the world of Nostalgia as is evident from the popularity of the various titles released under the Series. ‘Seeing is believing’ and it is an exhilarating experience, when you watch the songs you have always loved to listen in their original picturised ‘avatars’.
Shemaroo Entertainment has recently released 101 Duets of Lata Mangeshkar, a 3 DVD song compilation that includes the Nightingale’s lilting duets over 5 decades. Right from Awara and Madhumati of the Golden 50s to Sanam Bewafaa, Henna & Parampara of the Naughty 90s, this collection has it all. Several singers have had the privilege of sharing the microphone with the Nightingale Lata Mangeshkar but her duets with Mohd. Rafi, Mukesh & Kishore have been the most popular. Her duets with the triumvirate have been handpicked for this exotic collection. The music lover is also treated with Lata’s duets with Manna Dey, Talat Mehmood, Mahendra Kapoor on the one hand and with Amit Kumar, Bhupendra and Suresh Wadkar on the other. Shabbir Kumar was first noted for the duet with Lata Mangeshkar – “Shaam Hai Ye Kuch Khoyee Khoyee” from Prem Tapasya, which is included here. Another noteworthy feature is the inclusion of Lata’s duets with other female singers like Asha Bhosle & Shamshad Begum.
101 Duets of Lata Mangeshkar is available in a 3 DVD pack and is economically priced at Rs. 299/-