Saturday, August 14, 2010
Happy Birthday Mukesh - A tribute to Mukesh Sahab
1. Dil Jalta Hai To Jalne De (Pehli Nazar - 1945)
Mukesh sings hsi first playback song for Motilal, who introduced him. On screen are the latter and Munawar Sultana.
2. Layi Khushi Ki Duniya, Hanstee Huee Jawani (Vidya - 1948) with Suraiya.
Mukesh sings an early melody for Dev Anand, while Suraiya sings for herself. Nice musical score by S.D.Burman.
3. Main Bhanwara Tu Hai Phool (Mela - 1948) with Shamshad Begum
A lovely duet with Shamshad Begum, picturised on Dilip Kumar and Nargis.
4.Tu Kahe Agar Jeevanbhar Main Geet Sunata Jaoon (Andaz - 1949)
Mukesh sings a lovely song for Dilip Kumar, music by Naushad. Others on screen are Nargis and Cuckoo.
5. Awara Hoon (Awara - 1951)
Mukesh sings this song for Raj Kapoor.
6. Zilmil Tare Kare Ishare Soja (Mashuqa - 1953) with Suraiya
Surprisingly, Mukesh as the leading man, sings for himself, with his heroine Suraiya singing for herself. Good musical score by Roshan. Mukesh himself was a very handsome man, and played the hero in some movies.
7. Chhod Gaye Balam (Barsat - 1949) with Lata Mangeshkar
A very famous song by Lata and Mukesh, picturised on Raj Kapoor and Nargis.
8. Ramaiya Vastavaiyya (Shree 420 - 1955) with Lata and Rafi
A very famous and melodious song with three great singers, picturised on Raj Kapoor, Sheela Vak (Lata sings for her), a dancer boy and Lalita Pawar.
9. Ye Mera Deewanapan Hai Ya Muhabbat Ka Suroor (Yahudi - 1958)
Very popular, picturised on Dilip Kumar.
10. Jeena Isi Ka Nam Hai (Anari - 1959)
Again, Mukesh sings a nice song for Raj Kapoor.
11. Sab Kuch Seekha Hamne (Anari - 1959)
Another heart rending composition on Raj Kapoor.
12. Dam Dam Diga Diga Mausam Bhiga (Chhalia - 1960)
Another fun melody with Raj Kapoor on screen.
13. Mujhe Sach Sach Bata Do (Bawre Nain - 1950) with Rajkumari
A lovely duet by Mukesh and Rajkumari, picturised on Raj Kapoor and a very young Geeta Bali.
14. Malwa(?) Mein Pyar Dole, Sara Sansar Dole (Sartaj - 1950) with Zohrabai Ambalewali
Here is a very melodious and rare duet of Mukesh and the great Zohrabai Amabalewali. Unfortunately the video is unavailable.
15. Dil Donon Mein Kho Gaya (Sunehre Din - 1949) with Surinder Kaur.
A very rare duet of Mukesh and Surinder Kaur. Picturised on Raj Kapoor and Rehana.
And here I would like to end my tribute to Mukesh. He was truly a fabulous singer.