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Datta NaikDatta Naik, a local resident of Goa, started his film career as a music assistant of the great composer S D Burman. Datta assisted Dada Burman in a number of films. Datta was very impressed with the revolutionary songs of lyricist Sahir Ludhiyanvi. When Datta got his first chance to compose independently for Raj Khosla's Milaap (1955), he insisted for Sahir as the lyricist. The result was some very beautifully songs like 'Ye Baharon Ka Sama..' (Hemant,Lata), 'Jaate Ho To Jaao Par Jaoge Kahan..' (Geeta), etc. The music of Milaap became so popular that Datta came into the category of film industry's most eminent musicians.

Some unforgettable and mersmerising compositions which give the evidence of Datta's musical dexterity are: 'Sitare Raah Takte Hai..' (Lata), 'Main Tumhi Se Poochhti Hoon..' (Lata) from the film Black Cat. 'Aurat Ne Janm Diya Mardon Ko..' (Lata), 'Sambhal-e-Dil..' (Asha-Rafi) from the film Sadhna' 'Maine Chaand Aur Sitaron Ki Tamnna Ki Thi..' (Rafi) from the film Chandrakanta, 'Ashkon Me Jo Paya Hai..' (Talat) from the film Chandi Ki Deewar, 'Kis Jagah Jaayen..' (Asha) from Light House, 'Ab Wo Karam Karen..' (Rafi) from the film Marine Drive, 'Daaman Me Aag Laga Baithe..' (Rafi), 'Tere Pyar Ka Aasra Chahta Hoon..' (Mahendra) from the film Dhool Ka Phool, 'Aaj Ki Raat Nahi Shikwon..' (Mahendra) from Dharamputra and 'Laal Laal Gaal..' from the film Mr. X.

N Datta also gave music in the film named 'Datta Naik'. He had a very strong and long association with Sahir Ludhiyanvi as his lyiricist in most of his films, till Chehre Pe Chehra (1980). Datta Naik was a senible music director who use minimum orchestra to develop the required atmosphere as expressed in the song. He passed away on December 30, 1987.

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Jaalsaaz
Mr. John
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Didi
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Do Bhai
Dilli Ka Dada
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Mere Armaan Mere Sapne
Rustam-e-Baghdad
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Chandi Ki Deewar
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Khaakan
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Dilaawar
Jawan Mard
Albela Mastaana
Raju
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Ek Masoom
Patthar Ka Khwab
Ustaad 420
Inspector
Naya Raasta
Aag Aur Daag
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Return Of Johnny
Do Juaari
Ganga
Aag Aur Toofan
Phanda
Miss Toofan Mail
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Dharamputra (1961)

Dhool Ka Phool (1959)
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