- 19 Any singer, any lyricist - a hit score!
- 20 Mastery over musical instruments, raga, jazz and visualization
- 21 Distinct characterisation for movie actors
- 22 Innovative team work and management
- 23 Inspirations for next generations of composers
- 24 Keeping Shankar Jaikishan treasure intact and available
Inspirations for next generations of composers
Shankar Jaikishan exploited and extended musical horizon in the twentieth century, and gave young Indian Republic an expression throughout the world - title song of Hollywood blockbuster Ghost World in the year 1993, a popular album in UK, and background score of a movie by legendary movie director Satyajit Ray are the notable ones among many others. The leading Indian composers-duo in seventies, Laxmikant-Pyarelal, had set the goal of being another Shankar Jaikishan throughout their career. The album Teesri Manzil by the music composer R D Burman, cast exactly in Shankar Jaikishani mould, is still considered to be his best; in fact, he had earned direct compliments from Jaikishan for those scores.and an identity in the field of music. They became source of inspiration to almost all young composers from sixties until today. Metamorphic forms of their scores are being represented by other composers