Been listening to some old Hindi and Bengali movie songs. The melody and the lyrics again enchanted me. I could have listened to those songs for days at an end. Most unfortunately, one of the greatest singers of that era Manna Dey has passed away a few days ago. But he left an immense contribution to Indian songs. His songs like Laga Chunri Mein Daag, Zindagi Kaisi Hai Paheli, Hoyto Tomari Jonyo, etc will remain alive till the apocalypse. As Shakespeare would have put it-
Not marble, nor gilded monuments shall outlive his powerful song.
Here is a link to some of the best songs in this world sung by Manna Dey, the golden voice of Indian Cinema-