Female- Female Duets present an opportunity to listen to many of the voices that we listed to in the female solo songs, with a different perspective of – in terms of the subjects as well as style of singing these types of songs.
Barring an exception, I have picked up only those FF songs for which HFGK has identified the singers.
Minaxi, Lata Mangeshkar, chorus – Janani Janmabhoomi…Tum MaaN Ho Badi MaaN Ho – Badi Maa – Datta Koregaonkar – Anjum Panipati
Unidentified female voices – Begum Janiya Ki God Bhari, Hamari Lado Rani – Bhaijaan – Shyam Sundar – Padtau Lakhnavi
Zeenat Begum Munnavar Sultana – Doriye Ki Odhani Maim Mal Mal DhouNgi – Champa – –Lachhiram
Amirbai Karanataki + Zoharabai Amabalewali – Piya Ki BasuriyaHui Kaleje Paar – Chhamia – Gyan Dutt – Pt. Indra / Qabil Amrutsari
Naseem + Ratan Bai – Chali Pawan…. – Dharma – Sajjad Hussain
Zoharabai Ambalewali + Naseem Akhtar + Shamshad Begum + Chorus – Holi Ka Tyauhar, Aaj Rang Holi Ka – Hamara Sansar – Govind Ram – Ramesh Gupta
Shamshad Begum + Rajkumari – Naina Bhar Aaye Neer, Mere Hatheele Raja – Humayun – Ghulam Haider – Anjum Pilibhiti + Kavi Shanti
Suraiya + Hameeda Bano – Bachpan Gaya Jawani Ayee, Dil Mein Kisi ne Li Angadai – Main Kya Karoon – Neenu Mazumdar – D N Madhok
Suraiya + Hameeda Bano – Aaj Hans Hans Ke Do Do Baatein Ki Hai Sanam Ne Hamare – Main Kya Karoon – Neenu Mazumdar – D N Madhok
This song has a sad solo version by Suraiya.
Rajkumari + Hameeda Bano – May GulguN Hai Jawani Hai, Aur Rut Bh- Suhani Hai – Main Kya Karoon – Neenu Mazumdar – D N Madhok
Zohrabai Ambalewali + Shamshad Begum – RatiyaN GujaruN Kaise Hay Ram – Ratanavali – Govind Ram – Ram Murti Chaturvedi
HFGK mentions only the female singers but the song has a male voice, that of Surendra, in the song
Kalyani + Zohrabai Ambalewali + Noot Jehan – Aahein Na Bhari Shikawe Na Kiye – Zeenat – Hafiz Khan – Nakshab Zarachvi
We will take up Summing Up of Duets for 1945 in the form of MY Top Duets, in the next episode.