Kanu Roy

Kanu Roy was an Indian film actor and music composer in Hindi and Bengali films. He gave music for most of Basu Bhattacharya's films.

Kanu Roy
BornDecember 9, 1912
DiedDecember 20, 1981
Occupationmusic director
Years active1943–1983

His most famous compositions are for Geeta Dutt, such as Aaj ki Kaalighata and Uski Kahani (1966), Lyrics: Kaifi Azmi, and the songs of Geeta Dutt's last film as a singer, Anubhav (1971) – "Koi Chupke Se Aake", "Mera Dil Jo Mera Hota" and "Meri Jaan Mujhe Jaan Na Kaho".[1] He also gave two hits to Manna Dey in Anubhav – "Phir Koi Phool Khila" and in Avishkaar – "Hansne Ki Chaah Ne Kitna Mujhe Rulaya Hai". The Jagjit and Chitra Singh rendition of "Babul Mora Naihar Chhooto Jaye" in Avishkaar (1973) is also fairly well known. His other films were not so successful, however.



  1. ^ "All Time Greats: Geeta Dutt: Too short a lifespan for a nightingale". The Daily Star. 30 June 2005.

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