In my previous post I wrote of the debut dance of Waheeda Rehman. Here in the Reblog from atulsongaday.me, is a nice song featuring Waheeda and NTR from her second movie Jayasimha.
This article is written by Shekhar Gupta, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.
Before she burst on to the Bollywood scene with C.I.D. (1956) and Pyaasa (1957), Padma Bhushan Waheeda Rehman starred in two movies each in Telugu and Tamil including, as the second heroine, in the D. Yoganand directed Anjali Devi-A. Nageswara Rao starrer 1955 Telugu production Jayasimha. It was later dubbed in Hindi by P. Ramesh Naidu and released as Jai Singh in 1959.
The original movie (Jayasimha) had a lovely duet “Madiloni Madhura Bhavam” vocalized by R. Bala Saraswathi and P. Ghantasala which was shot on an incredibly beautiful 17-year old Waheeda Rehman being ardently wooed by a debonair N.T. (“Anna Garu”) Rama Rao (who was later to become a long-serving chief minister of Andhra Pradesh) under the baton of T. V. Raju. This duet can be viewed on…
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