We now take up the third leg of Duets for the Micro View of Best Songs for the Year 1945, in the format set forth by ‘Best songs of 1945: And the winners are?’.
The trend at Memorable Songs of 1945 had indicate that number of duets for the year 1945 should be limited as far as number of songs are concerned. As such, we have grouped grouped Micro View of Duets for the year 1945 in three categories, rather then following our heretofore classification of MF Duets, MM. FF Duets and Triads, Triads+
- Duets (+) of Golden Era (Male+) Singers
- Duets (+) of Vintage Era (male+ ) Singers, and
- Female- Female Duets (+)
Duets (+) of Golden Era (Male +) Singers
The songs covered here have a Golden Era Male Playback Singer as one of the singers- the other singer(s) can be either vintage era female singers – since all Golden Era Female Playback Singers have entered the arena post-1947) only- or Male-Female singers in a Triad, Triad+. Included herein are also MM duets Nd Duet +, i.e, Triads and Triads + songs.
For the sake of convenience of documentation, the Male Singer name is credited first. Also, the songs have been grouped male singer-wise.
Mohammad Rafi, Mohanatara – Dil Diye Chal, Dil Liye Chal, Ham Jiye Aise – Begum –H P Das – G S Nepali
Mohamamd Rafi, G M Durrani – Aji Dil Ho Kaabu Mein – Village Girl – Shyam Sundar – Wali Sahab
Mohammad Rafi, Zohrabai, Shamshad Begum – Chhoti Si Ek Banayenge Naiya – Hamara Sansar – Pt. Govind Ram – Ramesh Gupta
Mohammad Rafi, Amirbai Karanataki – Topiwale Babu Ne Dil Chheena Re, Mora Man Chheena– Kul Kalank – Alla Rakha – Roopbani
Manna Dey, Amirbai Karanataki – Ye Rang Birangi Dor Hai… – Mazdoor – H P Das – G S Nepali
Manna Dey, Rajkumari – Hai Gagan Mein Badal Thahare Hue – Vikramiditya – Shanar Rao Vyas – Ramesh Gupta
Mukesh, Khursheed, Hamida Bano – Badariya Baras Gayi Us Paar, Liye Khadi Hai Preet Gagariya – Moorti – Bulo C Rani – Pt. Indra
Mukesh, Naseem Akhtar – Paheli Nazar Ka Teer Re Laga, ….- Paheli Nazar – Anil Biswas – Dr. Safdar ‘Aah’
Mukesh, Naseem Akhtar – Jawani Ye Bharpoor Dilkash Adayein, BataoON TumhI Kaise Dil Ko BachayeIn – Paheli Nazar – Anil Biswas – Dr. Safdar ‘Aah’
Mukesh, Mohantara Talpade – Pardesi Dhola, Kahe Ko Jagai Saari Raat Re – Prabhu Ka Ghar – Khemchand Prakash / Bulo C Rani – Pt. Indra
We will take up Duets (+) of Vintage Era (male+) Singers for the year 1945 in our next episode.