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Manna Dey: Dada Saheb Phalke Award Winner

Enkayaar, Bollywood Trade News Network
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Though it has come a trifle too late, at last the government has woken up to the fact that Manna Dey is indeed an artist who needs to be awarded with the Dada Saheb Phalke Award. It would indeed one of the rare occasions where an artist has been conferred with this award. He is the last among his contemporaries in the male category that still is fighting fit; his contemporaries who are now regaling the courts of god include Mohammed Rafi, Kishore Kumar, Mukesh and Hemant Kumar. The delay could be owing to the fact that here was a voice that could not become a signature tune of a famous star so it had to carve its own niche in its own way.



Inspite of this drawback his voice has got such a silken charm that in any list of all time great songs of Hindi cinema that is compiled, his songs would indeed figure with prominence.

Manna Dey's oeuvre could be broadly bracketed under the following categories:

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