Bollywood film music banned? Unthinkable right given the Hindi film music has become a part of the Indian social fabric. But, yes there there was a time about 50 years ago when Hindi film songs aka Bollywood film songs were banned and not allowed to play on Indian air waves. And, this ban in many ways led to the growth of the popular radio station: Radio Ceylon.
Mr. Ameen Sayani, the eminent broadcaster was in many ways the voice of Radio Ceylon and in this podcast interview Mr. Sayani talks about the ban of Bollywood film music, and how Radio Ceylon came into existence. This is Part-2 of our conversation with Mr. Sayani, who is arguable India’s best recognized radio and broadcast personality.