Raju Bharatan[1][2][3][4] (1934 – February 7, 2020) was a journalist and writer on Indian cricket and Bollywood music. He worked for a weekly features magazine, The Illustrated Weekly of India, and an Indian films weekly newspaper, Screen.

BooksEdit

Bharatan had written a number of books on cricket and Hindi film music personalities, with whom he had a close association during his career.

  • Asha Bhosle: A Musical Biography [5](Publisher: Hay House; Latest edition (5 August 2016) ISBN 978-9385827150)
  • Naushadnama: The Life & Music Of Naushad [6] (Publisher: Hay House India (2014) ISBN 978-9381431931)
  • A Journey Down Melody Lane [7] (Publisher: Hay House (1 September 2010) ASIN 569J1NC Kindle edition in Amazon.in )
  • Lata Mangeshkar: A Biography [8] (Publisher: UBS Publishers Distributors (2 January 1995) ISBN 978-8174760234
  • Indian Cricket - The Vital Phase ( Published by Bell Books, 1977)[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Why Lata Mangeshkar cancelled song recordings". Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  2. ^ "'There was a ruthlessness in the relationship between the sisters'". 25 September 2016. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  3. ^ http://www.anmolfankaar.com/specials/interviews/98-raju-bharatan-s-interview-with-abhay-exclusively-on-anmol-fankaar.html
  4. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IfzIviyb_zA
  5. ^ Bharatan, Raju (1 August 2016). "Asha Bhosle: A Musical Biography". Hay House. Retrieved 9 January 2017 – via Amazon.
  6. ^ https://www.amazon.in/dp/9381431930
  7. ^ Bharatan, Raju (1 September 2010). "A Journey Down Melody Lane". Hay House. Retrieved 9 January 2017 – via Amazon.
  8. ^ Bharatan, Raju (2 January 1995). "Lata Mangeshkar: A Biography". UBS Publishers Distributors. Retrieved 9 January 2017 – via Amazon.
  9. ^ "Indian Cricket - The Vital Phase by Raju Bharatan: Bell Books Signed by Author(s) - Sportspages". Retrieved 9 January 2017.