After leaving a substantial job, Chitragupta came to Mayanagari Bombay to try his luck. When he reached Bombay, he got the support of SN Tripathi. After that slowly he started working.
Music composer Chitragupta with Lata Mangeshkar
Chitragupta Death anniversary: Hindi cinema (Hindi CinemaMusic composer Chitragupt Srivastava, who left his mark inChitragupta) produced popular music in his career. On January 16, 1916, Chitragupta was born in a small village Sanvreji in Gopalganj district of Bihar. Chitragupta was a professor by profession. He used to teach economics in a prestigious college in Patna. He also obtained an MA degree in Journalism. But he was not interested in what he was doing. He had a fascination for music. Again and again his inclination was towards music. In such a situation, one day he decided that he would connect his relationship with music. After this Chitragupt reached the place of Pandit Shivprasad Tripathi.
When there was an inclination towards music, leaving the job and left for Mayanagari
There he started learning the tricks of music. After leaving a substantial job, Chitragupta came to Mayanagari Bombay to try his luck. When he reached Bombay, he got the support of SN Tripathi. After that slowly he started working. Then he got a break one day. In the year 1946, he gave his music in the film ‘Fighting Master’.
Although in the beginning, he used to get only small jobs. Chitragupta also composed music for small budget B grade films at that time. ‘Toofan Queen’, ‘Sindbad the Sailor’, ‘Apalam Chaplam’, ‘Leven O Clock’, ‘Sakshi Gopal’, ‘Kal Hamara Hai’, ‘Bhakta Pundalik’, ‘Ramu Dada’ were some of his films in which he played has worked. Then slowly he got special recognition for the music of Bhojpuri cinema.
This story with Lata Mangeshkar is funny
Chitragupta lived a very simple life, in an era where other musicians used to earn big money for their work. Chitragupta used to make music and give it only for 20 thousand rupees. Apart from Hindi and Bhojpuri, the musician showed his talent in Punjabi and Gujarati films. Legend Lata Mangeshkar ,Lata Mangeshkar) with an anecdote of the composer Chitragupta.
According to Lallan Top, once both had to reach the studio for a recording. So Chitragupta was walking lamely that day. Lata Mangeshkar was coming from behind. He saw Chitragupta in such trouble. So Lata didi asked him, ‘What happened? You are fine, do you have pain in your leg?’ On this Chitragupta said, ‘Actually, I have come wearing broken slippers.’ So Lata didi said, ‘Let us buy new slippers for you.’ So Chitragupta said, ‘Oh no, these slippers are lucky for me, when I wear them and go to the recording of my song, then all is well.’ On hearing this, Lata didi laughed and said, ‘Hey Chitragupta ji has more faith in his chappals, not in our songs.’