About the Author
Parag Dimri is a marketing person for livelihood (part of one real estate company in Delhi) but, is the old Hindi film music, which helps him in realising real person inside him. Feels that his professional responsibilities of recommending real estate products to his customers and association with golden age hindi film music, has one common similarity, as both last for life/ ages. O P Nayyar’s music’s greatest power lies in swinging the mental state of music lovers’, from depression to happiness quickly, impact here is like of steroid. Apart from passion for music, other obsession is reading and is an ardent fan of Surendra Mohan Pathak (The Great Hindi Fiction Writer), this has helped him lot in writing this book.
To describe O P, he starts singing one mukhda of O P (with his inputs)
“Bahut Shukriya, Badhi Meharbaani,” Hindi Film sangeet jagat me, huzoor O P Aaye.
Onkar Prasad Nayyar was the First Rock Star of Hindi Film music. His peppy, melodious compositions made sure that films could enjoy great box office success, irrespective of star cast/ story/ direction. This led to the speculation that there are many cine goers, who are entering cinema hall only listening to the songs (either are blind or voluntarily close their eyes). “Deewana Hua Badal,” “Pukarta Chala Houn main,” many such are still rage among music lovers. His speciality was Tanga beat songs also, & impact of those is immortal. Apart from creating soul touching tunes, is also known for his passion for fedora hat, white clothes and living life on his own terms. He was really “Duniya Se Nirala, Jaadugar Matwaala Fankaar tha.”