Awaz ki duniya ke dosto

by Gyanvitaranam

      The magical words Awaz ki duniya ke dosto and Pyare bhaiyo aur behno by a golden voice at the start of a radio programme called ‘Binaca Geet Mala’ for more than four decades still echos in our ears. The VOICE was provided by none other than Ameen Sayani and attracted lakhs of listeners who were glued to the wooden boxes like radio sets (Philips or Murphy brand, generally covered by a fancy piece of cloth) just to listen to his voice, which was no less than a tonic for the ears. Every Wednesday at 8 PM, the entire country as well as the neighbouring countries had only one thing to look forward to and that was ‘Binaca Geet Mala’ presented by the one and only Ameen Sayani from ‘Radio Ceylon’.

     Ameen Sayani was conferred ‘Padma Shri’ in 2009 and Dada Saheb Phalke award in 2005, in recognition of his contribution to his work with All India Radio and Radio Ceylon through his musical voice....

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