C. Ramchandra

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Date of Birth : 1918
Date of Death : 5 January 1982

Mini Biography :
C Ramchandra was born in 1918 in Puntamba, Maharashtra. He is best known as C.Ramchandra but also signed his name as Annasaheb (in films Bahadur Pratap, Matwale, Madadgaar), Ram Chitalkar (Sukhi Jeevan, Badla, Mr Jhatpat, Bahadur, Dosti) and Shyamoo (Yeh Hai Duniya).

Ramchandra often sang and acted in Marathi films under the name R. N. Chitalkar. He was a music student under Vinayakbua Patwardhan at Gandharva Mahavidyalaya music school, and later joined the film industry playing the lead in Y. V. Rao’s flop, Naganand. He had some bit roles at Minerva Movietone (Saeed-e-Havas, Atma Tarang).


Filmography :
As Composer :

  1. Tulsi Vivah (1971)
  2. Rootha Na Karo (1970)
  3. Dharmapatni (1968)
  4. Wahan Ke Log (1967)
  5. Tasveer (1966)
  6. Sher Dil (1965)
  7. Veer Bhimsen (1964)
  8. Amar Rahe Yeh Pyaar (1963)
  9. Bahurani (1963)
  10. Stree (1961)
  11. Navrang (1959)
  12. Paigham (1959)
  13. Amar Deep (1958)
  14. Raj Tilak (1958)
  15. Talaaq (1958)
  16. Aasha (1957)
  17. Baarish (1957)
  18. Nausherwan-E-Adil (1957)
  19. Sharada (1957)
  20. Shatranj (1956)
  21. Azaad (1955)
  22. Insaniyat (1955)
  23. Pehli Jhalak (1955)
  24. Teerandaz (1955)
  25. Yasmin (1955)
  26. Kavi (1954)
  27. Nastik (1954)
  28. Subah Ka Tara (1954)
  29. Suhagan (1954)
  30. Anarkali (1953)
  31. Parchhaiyan (1952)
  32. Saqi (1952)
  33. Albela (1951)
  34. Khazana (1951)
  35. Nadaan (1951)
  36. Saagar (1951)
  37. Sagai (1951)
  38. Saudagar (1951)
  39. Shabistan (1951)
  40. Nirala (1950)
  41. Sargam (1950)
  42. Duniya (1949)
  43. Namoona (1949)
  44. Patanga (1949)
  45. Sipahiya (1949)
  46. Shehnai (1947)
  47. Nagma-E-Sahra (1945)
  48. Zaban (1943)

As Music Department :

  1. Sharada (1957) (playback singer) (as Chitalkar)
  2. Azaad (1955) (playback singer) (as Chitalkar)
  3. Saqi (1952) (playback singer)
  4. Albela (1951) (playback singer) (as Chitalkar)
  5. Nirala (1950) (playback singer) (uncredited)
  6. Sargam (1950) (playback singer) (as Chitalkar)
  7. Bhedi Bungla (1949) (playback singer)

As Soundtrack:

  1. Navrang (1959) (“Tu Chhupi Hai Kahan”, “Adha Hai Chandrama”, “Shyamal Shyamal Baran”, “Rane De Re”, “Are Ja Re Hat Natkhat”, “Tum Mere Main Teri”, “Te Mati Sabhi Ke Kahani”, “Aa Dil Se Dil Mila Le”, “Kavi Raja Kavita Ke Ab”)
  2. Aasha (1957) (“Ina Mina Dika”)
  3. Azaad (1955) (performer: “Kitna Haseen Hai Mausam”) (“Na Bole Na Bole”, “Kitna Haseen Hai Mausam”, “Jari Jari O Kai Badariya”, “Aplam Chaplam”, “Kitni Jawan Hai Raat”, “O Balliye Balliye”, “Dekho Ji Bahar Aayi”, “Kabhi Khamosh”, “Marna Bhi Mohabbat Mein” (Qawwali))
  4. Anarkali (1953) (“Yeh Zindagi Usiki Hai”, “Aaja Ab To Aaja”, “Mujhse Mat Poochh”, “Dua Kar Gham-E-Dil”, “Jaag Dard-E-Ishq Jaag”, “Mohabbat Aisi Dhadkan Hai”, “Zindagi Pyar Ki Do Char Ghadi”, “O Aasman Wale Shikwa Hai Zindagi Ka”)
  5. Albela (1951) (performer: “Shola Jo Bhadke”, “Diwana Parwana”, “Sham Dhale Khidki Tale”, “Qismat Ki Hawa Kabhi Naram”, “Bholi Soorat Dil Ke Khote”, “Haseenon Se Mohabbat Ka”, “Teri Yaad Ne Mara”) (“Shola Jo Bhadke”, “Dil Dhadke Nazar Sharmae”, “Diwana Parwana”, “Sham Dhale Khidki Tale”, “Diwana Aa Gaya”, “Dhire Se Aaja Ri Akhiyan Mein”, “Balma Bada Nadan”, “Qismat Ki Hawa Kabhi Naram”, “Bholi Soorat Dil Ke Khote”, “Haseenon Se Mohabbat Ka”, “Teri Yaad Ne Mara”)
  6. Nirala (1950) (music: “Aisi Mohabbat Se Ham Baaz Aaye”, “Dil Me Kisike Rehne Ho To Kiski Izaazat Chaahiye”, “Mehfil Me Jal Utthi Shama Parvanne Ke Liye”, “Majboor Meri Aankhen Barbaad Mera Dil”) (“Dil Me Kisike Rehne Ho To Kiski Izaazat Chaahiye”)
  7. Sargam (1950) (performer: “Woh Humse Chup Hain”, “Sab Se Bhala Rupaiya” (Part I & II), “Budha Hai Ghoda”, “Yaar Vai Vai” (Part I & II)) (“Woh Humse Chup Hain”, “Sab Se Bhala Rupaiya” (Part I & II), “Koi Kisi Ka Diwana”, “Budha Hai Ghoda”, “Tinak Tin Tani”, “Chhed Sakhi Sargam”, “Yaar Vai Vai” (Part I & II))

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