Anil Biswas

Real Name:
Anil Krishna Biswas
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Anil Krishna Biswas (7 July 1914 – 31 May 2003) was an Indian film music composer from 1935 to 1965, who apart from being one of pioneers of playback singing, is also credited for the first Indian orchestra of twelve pieces and introducing orchestral music and full-blooded choral effects, into Indian cinema. A master in western symphonic music was known for the Indian classical or folk elements, especially Baul and Bhatiyali in his music. Out of his over 90 films, most memorable were, Roti (1942), Kismet (1943), Anokha Pyaar (1948), Taraana (1951), Waaris (1954), Pardesi (1957) and Char Dil Char Rahen (1959).

He was also the pioneer in using the counter melody in film scores, employing technique of western music, ‘cantala’, where one line overlaps the other in contra-melody, recitative prose songs as in Roti (1942), besides he was the first one to start extensively using the Ragmala. Another important element that he introduced was western orchestration, using indigenous instruments both in the songs as well as in their melodic interludes, a trend that soon caught on and paved way for the musicals of Indian cinema today.
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Albums

ECLP 5665, ECLP. 5665 Anil Biswas - Beqasoor album art Anil Biswas & Hansraj Behl Anil Biswas & Hansraj Behl - Beqasoor(LP) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice ECLP 5665, ECLP. 5665 India 1980 Sell This Version
45 NLP 1131, 45-NLP. 1131 Anil Biswas - Aaram album art Anil Biswas, Rajinder Krishan, Prem Dhawan Anil Biswas, Rajinder Krishan, Prem Dhawan - Aaram(LP) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 45 NLP 1131, 45-NLP. 1131 India 1980 Sell This Version
Anil Biswas - Tarana album art Anil Biswas Tarana (Album) His Master's Voice Pakistan 1980 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

N 26195 Anil Biswas - Kismet = किस्मत​ album art Anil Biswas Kismet = किस्मत​(Shellac, 10") His Master's Voice N 26195 India 1943 Sell This Version
N 26196 Anil Biswas - Kismet = किस्मत​ album art Anil Biswas Kismet = किस्मत​(Shellac, 10") His Master's Voice N 26196 India 1943 Sell This Version
N. 26348 Anil Biswas - Hamari Baat = हमारी बात​ album art Anil Biswas Hamari Baat = हमारी बात​(Shellac, 10") His Master's Voice N. 26348 India 1943 Sell This Version
N 26194 Anil Biswas - Kismet = किस्मत​ album art Anil Biswas Kismet = किस्मत​(Shellac, 10") His Master's Voice N 26194 India 1943 Sell This Version
N. 35745 Anil Biswas - Ladli = लाडली album art Anil Biswas Ladli = लाडली(Shellac, 10") His Master's Voice N. 35745 India 1949 Sell This Version
N. 36130 Anil Biswas - Arzoo = आरचू album art Anil Biswas Arzoo = आरचू(Shellac, 10") His Master's Voice N. 36130 India 1950 Sell This Version
N. 38130 Anil Biswas - Arzoo = आरजू album art Anil Biswas Arzoo = आरजू(Shellac, 10") His Master's Voice N. 38130 India 1950 Sell This Version
N. 36729 Anil Biswas - Aaram = आराम​ album art A. Biswas* Aaram = आराम​(Shellac, 10") His Master's Voice N. 36729 India 1951 Sell This Version
N 26191 Anil Biswas - Rani album art Anil Biswas Rani(Shellac, 10") His Master's Voice N 26191 India Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

Anil Biswas - Kismat / Bandhan album art Anil Biswas / Saraswati Devi & Ram Chandra Pal Anil Biswas / Saraswati Devi & Ram Chandra Pal - Kismat / Bandhan (Comp) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice India 1976 Sell This Version
ECLP 5502 Anil Biswas - The Music Of Anil Biswas From Hindi Films album art Anil Biswas The Music Of Anil Biswas From Hindi Films(LP, Comp) EMI ECLP 5502 India 1976 Sell This Version
LKDA-392 Anil Biswas - Humlog / Aarzoo album art Roshan Lal* / Anil Biswas Roshan Lal* / Anil Biswas - Humlog / Aarzoo(LP, Comp, 2-o) Odeon LKDA-392 Pakistan 1981 Sell This Version
STHV 43131/32 Anil Biswas - Evergreen Moods & Melodies (Selected Songs From Hindi Films) album art Anil Biswas Evergreen Moods & Melodies (Selected Songs From Hindi Films)(2xCass, Comp) His Master's Voice STHV 43131/32 India 1991 Sell This Version
CD-PMLP 5735 Anil Biswas - Arzoo / Sangdil album art Anil Biswas / Sajjad Anil Biswas / Sajjad - Arzoo / Sangdil(CD, Comp) EMI, RPG Enterprises CD-PMLP 5735 UK 1993 Sell This Version
CDF 120259 Anil Biswas - Anokha Pyar / Beqasoor album art Anil Biswas Anokha Pyar / Beqasoor(CD, Comp) EMI CDF 120259 UK 1994 Sell This Version
CDF 1 20299 Anil Biswas - Kismat / Shaheed / Bandhan album art Anil Biswas / Ghulam Haider / Saraswati Devi & Ram Chandra Pal Anil Biswas / Ghulam Haider / Saraswati Devi & Ram Chandra Pal - Kismat / Shaheed / Bandhan(CD, Comp) EMI, RPG Enterprises CDF 1 20299 UK 1994 Sell This Version
Anil Biswas - Mahal / Tarana  album art Khemchand Prakash / Anil Biswas Khemchand Prakash / Anil Biswas - Mahal / Tarana (Comp) EMI India 2008 Sell This Version
none Anil Biswas - Arzoo / Tansen / Jogan album art Anil Biswas, Khemchand Prakash, Bulo C. Rani Anil Biswas, Khemchand Prakash, Bulo C. Rani - Arzoo / Tansen / Jogan(Cass, Album, Comp) Not On Label none India Unknown Sell This Version

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