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Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, the only one who could be Tansen's voice for Mughal-e-Azam
On the 50th death anniversary of one of the greatest Hindustani classical vocalists of all time (he passed into the ages on 23 April 1968), grandson Raza Ali Khan shares some lesser known anecdotes from his life.
K Asif's obsession forced Bade Ghulam Ali to sing for a Hindi film
The director who wouldn't take no for an answer faced an immovable mountain in the venerable ustad from the Patiala gharana. It would have been an impasse but for an outrageous concession from Asif. On Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan's 115th birth anniversary, we look at the episode that forced him to break his vow never to sing for films.