Having completed the Male Solo Songs section of Songs of 1945 of the Best songs of 1945: And the winners are?, we now move over to the Female Solo Songs.
As was observed in the Memorable Songs of 1945 overview, female solo songs are likely to outnumber male solo songs by a very wide margin, this year too. In comparison ro Male Solos, we canexpect more number of female singers and (by and large) more solo songs per singer. This is also the year that will not see many Golden Era Female Singers, like Geeta Roy (Dutt) or Lata Mangeshkar is in the role of playback We can also expect that most od the songs that we get to listen to may be totally unfamiliar ones,
Solo Songs of Suraiya
For the year 1945, Suraiya has 9 solo songs spread over 4 films and 4 different music music directors.
Aankh Milake Balma Mat Aankh Chura, HaN Chhod Na Jana…– Main Kya KaruN – Ninu Mazumdara – D N Madhok
Suno More Raja Najariya Milay Ke Bada Dukh Doge Naino Se Door Jayake – Main Kya KaruN – Ninu Mazumdara – D N Madhok
Aaj Aaj Hans Ke Do Do Baaten Ki Hai Sanam Ne Hamare – Main Kya KaruN – Ninu Mazumdara – D N Madhok
This is twin version of Suraiya- Hamida Bao duet.
Ye Dil Gaya Hai….KahiN Dil Lenewala – Phool – Gulam Haider –
Piya Piya Rat Ke Main Ho Gai Papeeha – Samrat Chandragupta – C Ramchandra – Pt. Budhdhi Chandra Agrawal ‘Madhur’
Pee Gore Gore HaathoN Mein Chhalake Jawani – C Ramchandra – Pt. Budhdhi Chandra Agrawal ‘Madhur’
Chakori Chanda Ke Angana, Roopsi Pahunchi Main PaahanuN Kangana… – with chorus – C Ramchandra – Pt. Budhdhi Chandra Agrawal ‘Madhur’
Tumane Na Suna Jisko, Jo Hamne Sunana Tha – Tadbir – Lal Muhammad – Swami Ramanand
Jaag O Sonewale, Koi Jagane Aaya – Tadbir – Lal Muhammad – Swami Ramanand
We will take up Micro View of Shamshad Begum’s Solo Songs for 1945 in the next episode.