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For a long time there has been a running debate concerning the difference or equivalence of Yaman, Kalyan and Yaman- Kalyan.  Such arguments are often acrimonious and invariably dependent upon arcane elements of the structure of the rag.  If the vidwaans of Indian music are unable to reach a consensus as to whether these are distinct rags or not, then the filmwalas with their freer interpretations cannot be held responsible for maintaining any distinction.  Therefore, film songs of this class will all be lumped into the Kalyan category. Go to Film Songs in Kalyan




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