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Pandit Shiv Dayal Batish - Biography

 

Poetic Name

  • Rasik

Other Professional Names Used

  • Master Ramesh
  • Nirmal Kumar

Other Data

Born: December 14, 1914 in Patiala, India
Music Education: Studied singing from Guru Chandan Ram Charan of Patiala
Speciality: Vocalist, Composer, Author, Teacher
Instruments Expertise: Sitar, Tabla, Dilrubha, Vichitra Veena, Violin, Harmonium

Radio: Outstanding level A artist of All India Radio since 1936.

Labels released under

His Masters Voice, EMI, India
Topic Records, London, England
Batish Records, Santa Cruz, California, U.S.A.

Some of his hit songs .......

  • Khamosh Nigaahen from the film Daasi
  • Pagadi Sambhaal Jattaa from the film Gowaandhi
  • Ishk Ishk Qawaali from the film Barsaat Ki Ek Raat
  • Aankhen Keha Gai Dil Ki Baat from the film Laadli
  • Aae Sajanaa Hamaar from the film Taksaal
  • Pucho Naa Kaise Maine Raina Bitaae from the film Meri Surat Teri Aakhen
  • Aao Hamaare Hotel Me from the film Kundan
  • Daayam Paraa Huaa Tere Dar Par private ghazal by Ghalib
  • Laazim Thaa Ke Dekho private ghazal by Ghalib
  • Manmohan Mana Men from film Kaise Kahoon
  • Best Vocalist Award for the song "Manmohan Mana Men" in 1964 fom Sur Singar Samsad

    Some outstanding films he scored music for include.....

  • Betaab
  • Bahu Beti
  • Toofan
  • Harjeet
  • Charanon Ki Daasi
  • Tipusultan
  • Kundan
  • Laal Nishaan
  • Amar Keertan
  • Chupke Chupke
  • Chaand Ki Duniyaan
  • Khush Raho
  • Kaise Kahoon
  • Hambhi Kuch Kam Nahin
  • Sazish
  • Zalim Tera Javab Nahin
  • Mukhlawa
  • Hulare
  • India My India, London
  • Thirteen Faces of India, London
  • Letter from Thimpu, London
  • Help by the Beatles - performed on Vichitra Veena, London
  • Guru - Coached Michael York, on Sitar, for this Movie, London

    Works Authored

    Ragopedia, V. 1 - Exotic Scales of North India (Book)

    Ragopedia Cassette - Accompaniment tape to Ragopedia V. 1 (Book)

    Ragopedia V. 2, Exotic Scales of South India (Book)

    First 10 Thaat Raga Chalans - (Text and Cassettes package)

    Raga Chalans V. 1 (A-C) - Expansions for all the ragas from A to C as given in the Ragopedia V. 1 (Book)

    Raga Chalans V. 2 (D-I) - Expansions for all the ragas from D to I as given in the Ragopedia V. 1 (Book)

    Raga Chalans V. 3 (J-K) - Expansions for all the ragas from J to K as given in the Ragopedia V. 1 (Book)

    Raga Chalans V. 4 (L-M) - Expansions for all the ragas from L to M as given in the Ragopedia V. 1 (Book)

    Raga Chalans V. 5 (N-R) - Expansions for all the ragas from N to R as given in the Ragopedia V. 1 (Book)

    Raga Chalans V. 6 (S) - Expansions for all the ragas under S as given in the Ragopedia V. 1 (Book)

    Raga Chalans V. 7 (T-Y plus some rare ragas) - Expansions for all the ragas from T to Y plus a collection of rare ragas not previously listed in the Ragopedia V. 1 (Book)

    Rasik Raga Lakshan Manjari V. 1 - History and Theory of North Indian Music with Lakshan Geets (introductory songs written in English) for the First Ten Thaats of the North Indian classical music system written in staff and sargam notations. (Book)

    First Ten Thaat Raga Lakshan Geet - Written, composed and sung by S. D. Batish (Cassette / CD)

    Rasik Raga Lakshan Manjari V. 2 - 100 further Lakshan Geet, 10 per Thaat written in staff and sargam notations. (Book)

    Asavari Thaat Ragas Lakshan Geet (Cassette /CD)

    Bhairava Thaat Raga Lakshan Geet (Cassette /CD)

    Bhairavi Thaat Raga Lakshan Geet (Cassette /CD)

    Bilaval Thaat Raga Lakshan Geet (Cassette /CD)

    Kafi Thaat Raga Lakshan Geet (Cassette /CD)

    Kalyan Thaat Raga Lakshan Geet (Cassette /CD)

    Khammaj Thaat Raga Lakshan Geet(Cassette /CD)

    Marava Thaat Raga Lakshan Geet (Cassette /CD)

    Pooravi Thaat Raga Lakshan Geet(Cassette /CD)

    Todi Thaat Raga Lakshan Geet (Cassette /CD)


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