Smriti Shesh: The pair of Shiv-Hari made four moons in the cinema world, the jugalbandi of both was seen in the music of these films
India's famous musician and santoor player Pandit Shivkumar Sharma passed away due to a heart attack in Mumbai. With his special style, he gave recognition to Indian music at the international level. Pandit Shivkumar Sharma made a significant contribution in taking Hindustani classical music to new heights. Along with this, he got the iron of his talent in the entertainment world. He composed music for films like 'Silsila', 'Lamhe' and 'Chandni' along with flute legend Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia. The pair of these two is known as Shiva-Hari.
Gave the music of the song Nau Nau Chudiyan
The pair of Shiv-Hari together composed the music of the song 'Mere Haathon Mein Nau Nau Chudiyan' from the movie Chandni. This song was picturized on Sridevi. The song became a huge hit and is still very much liked today.
Created the theme song of 'Silsila'
Pandit Shivkumar Sharma also composed the music for the theme song of the film 'Silsila'. This 1981 film starred actor Amitabh Bachchan, actress Jaya Bachchan and Rekha in the lead roles. The duo of Hariprasad Chaurasia and Shivkumar Sharma provided the background score for this film. The songs 'Yeh Kahan Aa Gaye Hum', 'Dekha Ek Khwab', 'Rang Barse Bheege Chunarwali' from this film became quite hits.
Yash Chopra was looking for a new composer for the film Silsila. He chose Shivhari as the composer. Both proved themselves. Shivhari composed different tunes for the songs of Silsila. Apart from Lata Mangeshkar and Kishore Kumar in this film, Amitabh Bachchan also sang songs.