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Street in Mathura named after Shailendra – Geetkar-Jankavi Shailendra Marg – Mathura

A street in the Dhauli Pyau locality of Mathura was named after Shailendra on March 9, 2016. Shailendra spent 16 years of his early life in Mathura before moving to Mumbai to work for the Indian Railways in 1947. Geetkar-Jankavi Shailendra Marg – Mathura Image Courtesy: Amar Ujala | Shailendrasongs.wordpress.com District Magistrate Rajesh Kumar along … Continue reading

3 songs of Shailendra in the top-20 Hindi Film Songs – BBC Asian Network Poll

BBC Asian Network recently conducted an online poll for the top-100 Hindi Film songs. Listeners were asked to vote for their favorite songs from a longlist of 100 songs from the World of Hindi Cinema released between 1940 and 2010, chosen by presenters, producers and Bollywood. The poll results were released on May 27, 2013. … Continue reading

Article – People’s Poet – Interview with Dinesh Shailendra – The Hindu – August 2, 2012

http://www.thehindu.com/arts/cinema/article3716827.ece People’s Poet – Anuj Kumar Shailendra didn’t get the place he deserved in the Bollywood pantheon. As we celebrate his 89th birth anniversary this month, his youngest son Dinesh Shailendra clears some myths about his father From lullaby to lingering pain, there is a Shailendra song to soothe every emotion. The welder from Mathura failed … Continue reading