REFERENCES & LINKS – ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS & THANKS:

 

Special & Heartfelt Thanks to:

My dear late brother, Satish K.Amarnath
My brother, Manmohan K.Amarnath
My sister, Madhu Sharma
My nephew, Siddharth Amarnath
My uncle, Baldev Raj Batra
My cousin, Ranjan Sain
My friend, Mohini Dwivedi
My cousin, Mohini Didi (Khetarpal) Kapoor
My brother, Satish’s classmate, Fazlur Rehman
My sons, David, Alexander & Steven
My husband, Arun Kumar Das

 

Special thanks to family friend and web-designer, Dave Gray (2013)

 
Special thanks to Actor & Screenwriter – Salim Khan (2018)

 

Thanks to my son, Alexander, for the short documentary on my dad, his grandfather, K.Amarnath (2017)

 

“I Vote For Escapist Entertainment” by K. Amarnath.

 

Thanks to Shivendra Dungarpur for forwarding me the above Filmfare article dated June 11, 1954 (via Sanjit Narwekar)

Posted on my Filmography webpost – thanks to  Shivendra Dungarpur Film Heritage Foundation. (August 2021)

 

For special writeups, articles, and numerous images from newspapers and magazines on this website – Acknowledgements & Special Thanks to:

 

Thanks to my cousin, Devesh Batra, for his contribution to my post on my uncle, his father, Kaushal Raj Batra. (2018)

 

Thanks to Raaj Bothra for his in-depth analysis of 10 songs from 10 of my dad’s movies (2020)

 

Atul of “atulsongaday.me” for giving me permission to use the amazing articles on his blog contributed by various writers

(Dec 2013)

Sudhir Kapur – Web Designer & Curator of Legendary Music & Regular contributor on “atul’s bollywood song a day- with full lyrics” blog

Thanks for all the informative & wonderful articles re the songs and for the Amazing Tribute to my dad on his 100th Birth Anniversary (1st Dec 2014). Thanks to Sudhir for sending me a copy of my dad’s movie “Mehbooba” – all the way from India to Canada.

(May 2014)

Harish Raghuwanshi – Film Researcher (via Sudhir Kapur)

Mr. Har Mandir Singh – Compiler of “Hindi Film Geet Kosh” – HFGK –  Encyclopaedia of Hindi Film Songs – http://hamraaz.org/ (via Sudhir Kapur)

(July 2014)

Kushal Gopalka – Researcher of Hindi Films and Music (via Sudhir Kapur)

(Dec 2014)

Nalin Shah – Hindustani Film Music Expert and Historian (via Sudhir Kapur)

(Dec 2014)

Arunkumar Deshmukh – Film Historian – https://memsaabstory.com/2016/02/16/guest-post-indurani-a-star-of-the-1930s/#more-20059

 

Professor-Pradhyapak Surjit Singh’s amazing website: hindi-movies-songs.com – a treasure trove of articles and images from magazines and newspapers such as Indian Express, Sound, Motion Picture Magazine and Film Pictorial.

 

2017

Thanks to Professor – Pradhyapak Surjit Singh for sending me his book, “Indurani – An Unsung but Unforgettable Heroine of the Early Talkies”.
Indurani was the heroine of 5 of the movies directed by my dad for Mohan Pictures from 1937 to 1951.

 

2017/2018/2019/2020

Thanks to my cousin, Ranjan Sain for sharing all the information and documents collected by him from historians and collectors, Harish Raghuvanshi, Zafar Aabid Balani, Ranga Rao and from NFAI – Pune

Thanks for publishing a book in 2019, on my dad, “BHULA NAHIN DENA – Remembering K.Amarnath”.

 

Thanks to Raaj Kumar Bothra and Harshvardhan Lad for all their help. (via Ranjan Sain)

 

Thanks to Gopal Pillai and the members of Kalyan Music Club Group for always remembering and paying homage to my father on the 14th of May and the 1st of December every year.

 

Thanks to Tommydan for his wonderful hobby of digitally restoring and enhancing old classic movies. Thanks for all his hard work for uploading pristine copies of several of my dad, K.Amarnath’s movies and movie songs on Youtube.

 

Thanks to Priya of Priya MyMusicalHeaven for so graciously giving me permission to compile her YouTube comments for a post for my website (2020)

 

https://www.nfai.gov.in/

NATIONAL FILM ARCHIVE OF INDIA – PUNE
MY SPECIAL THANKS TO PRAKASH MAGDUM, DIRECTOR OF NFAI, AND HIS TEAM FOR ALL THEIR ASSISTANCE DURING MY RESEARCH AT THE NFAI IN NOV 2017

 

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IMDB:

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0024061/?ref_=fn_nm_nm_1 – Filmography of K.Amarnath

 

Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._Amarnath  Article documented on Wikipedia by me, Manju Amarnath Das, in honor of my father, K.Amarnath on his 100th Birth Anniversary.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Bollywood_films_of_1945   –  Gaon ki Gori

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Bollywood_films_of_1947  –  Mirza Sahiban

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Bollywood_films_of_1950 – Beqasoor

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Bollywood_films_of_1955 – Bara-Dari

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ajit_Khan  –    Ajit

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salim_Khan  –  Salim Khan

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohammed_Rafi – M.Rafi

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_(actress)  – Helen

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noor_Jehan  – Noor Jehan

http://onehundredyearsagotoday.wordpress.com/

 

YouTube

 All Songs & Movies

 

“FILMFARE” (Magazine)  – Reviews – January 1954

“FILMINDIA” & “MOTHER INDIA” – FILM MAGAZINES – Obtained from NFAI – PUNE (2017/2018)

“SCREEN” – Weekly Film Newspaper – Obtained from NFAI – PUNE (2017/2018)

“Hindi Film Geet Kosh” – HFGK – Encyclopaedia of Hindi Film Songs – compiled by Mr. Har Mandir Singh (Thanks to Sudhir Kapur – 2014  & Ranjan Sain – 2017/2018)

 

“Directory of Indian Film Makers and Films” – by Sanjit Narwekar

Thanks to Ranjan Sain-2017/2018 for the info from Sanjit Narwekar’s book and thanks to my Shivaji Park neighbour & friend, Vaishali Mohile (Vinaya Kamath)

 

The Advent of Sound in Indian Cinema : Theatre, Orientalism,  Action,  Magic – Page 47

http://www.jmionline.org/articles/2010/the_advent_of_sound_in_indian_cinema_theatre_orientalism_action_magic.pdf

 

Google Books

http://books.google.ca/books?id=hg3qAgAAQBAJ&pg=PT14&dq=k.amarnath&hl=en&sa=X&ei=v7h_VOuzMtSuyAT68YCoDA&ved=0CEAQ6AEwBThG#v=onepage&q=k.amarnath&f=false

http://books.google.ca/books?id=NWlYAAAAQBAJ&pg=PT107&dq=k.amarnath&hl=en&sa=X&ei=n7d_VNiIOMyvyASZvoLADg&ved=0CEsQ6AEwBzgU#v=onepage&q=k.amarnath&f=false

http://books.google.ca/books?id=p8oM0k2UNzMC&pg=PA15&dq=k.amarnath&hl=en&sa=X&ei=xrZ_VOutCoGtyATVnoDYAw&ved=0CEgQ6AEwBw#v=onepage&q=k.amarnath&f=false

 

Encyclopedia of Indian Cinema – Page 42

http://books.google.ca/books?id=SLkABAAAQBAJ&pg=PA42&dq=K.AMARNATH+-+PRODUCER+DIRECTOR++IN+ENCYCLOPEDIA+OF+INDIAN+CINEMA&hl=en&sa=X&ei=oRhkVP7fL5LlsAS5v4HYBQ&ved=0CCoQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=K.AMARNATH%20-%20PRODUCER%20DIRECTOR%20%20IN%20ENCYCLOPEDIA%20OF%20INDIAN%20CINEMA&f=false

 

http://www.hindigeetmala.com/movie/

 

http://www.tasveergharindia.net/cmsdesk/essay/103/index.html

 

http://www.thehindu.com/features/cinema/veera-ramani-1939/article2931896.ece

 

http://www.indianmoviedb.com/tamil-movie/454/bhagya-leela

 

http://www.sangeetmahal.com/hof/Singers_Rafi.asp           – M.Rafi

https://www.facebook.com/YaadgaarERafiSociety/posts/632739383487323 – M.Rafi

http://www.mohdrafi.com/meri-awaaz-suno/rafi-harmonic-for-first-lover-boy-of-indian-cinemajoy-mukherjee.html

 

http://cineplot.com/ajit-memories/    – Ajit

http://gopalhome.tripod.com/quiz1.html Ajit   (Quiz 35)

 

http://www.filmibeat.com/bollywood/features/2006/raksha-bandhan-090806.html – Minoo Mumtaz

 

https://apnaarchive.wordpress.com/2012/10/29/shyam-sundar-a-genius-composer/ – Music Director Shyam Sundar

 

http://www.torrentreactor.net/torrents/6026937/Mirza-Sahiban-1947-Phantom-DaX-desibbrg-com   

(Dec 2013)

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Brunch/Brunch-Stories/India-in-the-1940s-The-way-we-were/Article1-1106116.aspx   

(Dec 2013)

http://downmelodylane.com/   

(Dec 2013)

http://atulsongaday.me/     

(Dec 2013)

https://www.osianama.com/film-people/k-amarnath

(8 pages)
(Dec 2014)

http://tanqeed.com/100-years-of-bollywood-the-films-that-started-it-all/

 

And other various websites as mentioned along with articles and pictures.

 

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