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Celebrating the birthday of original item girl Helen

Ray Khan sits in for Sonia Deol and celebrates the birthday of the original Bollywood item girl, Helen.

Today we look back at the musical journey of the original Bollywood item girl Helen who celebrates her 72nd birthday. Known for her performances in movies like Caravan, Sholay and Don we play some of the tracks she made her mark in. Tune in from 10am to hear this, lively chat and great desi music from the UK and abroad with Ray Khan in the hot seat for Sonia Deol.

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2 hours, 30 minutes

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  • 10:00

  • Connect 3

    • Lata Mangeshkar & Asha Bhosle

      Saare Shaher Mein

      • Saregama.
    • Asha Bhosle

      Meri Nazar Hai Tujhpe

      • Saregama.
    • Alka Yagnik

      Badi Mushkil

      • Universal.
  • 11:00

    • Rahat Fateh Ali Khan & Shreya Ghoshal

      Teri Meri

      • T Series.
    • Asha Bhosle

      Mr John Ya Baba Khan

      • Saregama.
    • Geeta Dutt

      Mera Naam Chin Chin Chu

      • Saregama.
    • Mohammed Rafi

      Suku Suku

      • Saregama.
    • Mohammed Rafi

      Hum Kaale Hain To Kya Hua

      • Saregama.
    • Mohammed Rafi & Asha Bhosle

      O Haseena Zulfa Wali

      • RPG.
    • Lata Mangeshkar

      Aa Jaane Jaan

      • Saregama.
    • Asha Bhosle

      Piya Tu Ab Tu Aaja

      • RPG.
    • Rahul Burman Dev

      Mehbooba Mehbooba

      • Polygram India Limited.
    • Lata Mangeshkar

      Mungda Main Gud Ki Dali

      • Saregama.
    • Asha Bhosle

      Yeh Mera Dil

      • Saregama.
  • 12:00

    • Vishal Dadlani & Sunidhi Chauhan

      Sheila Ki Jawani

      • T Series.
    • Kavita Krishnamurthy & Shraddha Pandit

      Mausam Ke Sangam

      • Polygram.
    • Akon & Hamsika Iyer

      Chammak Challo

      • T Series.
    • Sukhbir

      Gal Ban Gayee

      • BMG.
  • LLS

    • Asha Bhosle & Sudesh Wadkar

      Maine Kahan Tumne Sunaah

      • T Series.

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