Hemanta Kumar Mukherjee(1920-1989) Indian singer and composer. Most prolific in the 50's and the 60's. Also an eloquent interpreter of Rabindranath Tagore's songs (Rabindra Sangeet). A versatile composer, he scored films such as Nagin, Kohraa and Bees Saal Baad. One of his songs from the Hindi film Jaal opened and closed the syndicated television series Movie Mahal in Britain and to hear him sing "This night, this moonlight may never be ours again. Heed the story of my heart...." was to be transported, even if the viewer did not understand the language. The age-old story of the power of music.


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