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professor toofaanii publishers is honored to announce their 70th book

Hindi Film Geet Kosh Saga of Compiler's Odyssey in HINDI

by Har Mandir Singh 'Hamraaz'

(Edited by Prof Surjit Singh)

The Compilers' story of 50 years of hard work, in his own words, in HINDI. This is how it started,

"The story is old but not more than 10 years as my age is less than 28 years. Readers can consider this as an interesting story as well.... During 1969-70 as a new regular listener of the programmes of Radio Ceylon, I used to participate in it as well. At that time, along with other programmes, I had a special interest in a programme named ‘Vaakya Geetanjali’. The announcer would announce a meaningful sentence of 7-8 words and wanted the listeners to provide the songs starting from each word of that sentence. Instead of worrying about my name to be announced amongst the listeners who sent correct solution of this puzzle, my interest was more on whatever songs I had quoted were found correct or not. Thus, one can say that indirectly, the thought of a ‘Geet Kosh’ generated from this practice. I used to compile songs in alphabetical order. Volume of compilation thus started increasing slowly day by day. Whenever I used to come across a difficult word in the ‘Vaakya Geetanjali’ programme for which I couldn’t make out a song, I used to get restless. Then I thought as to why not a systematic compilation of Film/Non Film songs produced till date be made. As soon as this thought struck to me, I started focusing more on the compilation of songs. When this idea of compiling the songs related information struck to me, I didn’t think it to be difficult. The compilation work had thus started."

Paperback (HINDI), 6 by 9, 68 pages.

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professor toofaani publishers, East Lansing, MI USA is happy to announce their 74rd book

ANIMAL FAIRY TALES FOR ALL AGES

Khawar Sohail Siddiqui,
Aimee Siddiqui

From the Author:

This is my third book containing animal fairy tales for all ages. All stories are co-written with my daughter, Aiman Siddiqui. These tales have poems and a great deal of drama and humor, something along the lines of an animated thriller. People of all ages, especially children, will be amused reading them.
The book is fully illustrated with colored images including pencil drawings and rock paintings by us. Given the current trend, there are numerous AI-generated artwork in the book. These images were created with the help of CHAT GPT 4.0 and DALL•E3.  
We hope readers of all ages will love reading our book as much as we enjoyed writing it.

Premium and Standard color, fully illustrated, Hardback, 161 pages, 6 by 9 in.

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professor toofaani publishers, East Lansing, MI USA is happy to announce their 76th book

Hindi Talkies (1951-1960) 78RPM Records Information in HINDI

Har Mandir Singh ‘Hamraaz’
Professor Surjit Singh

This book is based on the Database Website and is the 7th book in Hindi.

Here we have a table of the 78RPM records arranged by the Record Number, year, film, song, singer for 1951-1960.

Starts with

A-1001    1954    Mahaboobaa    महबूबा    2. आते जाते आंख बचाना ... हाय रे तेरा जवाब नहीं (भाग-1)    मु रफ़ी, शमशाद बेगम

and ends with

VE 2602    1952    Yaatrik    यात्रिक    8. मीरा कहे बिना प्रेम से नहिं मिले नंदलाला, प्रीत करना चाही    बिनोता चक्रवर्ती

It is in HINDI, paperback, US Letter, 301 pages.

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