We continue with very interesting variations of Duets, as part of our journey through the ‘Best songs of 1950: And the winners are?
We have had a quite an extensive Tet-e-tat with Male-Female Duets of 1950. This is the year wherein we have quite a rich fare of Male-Male and Female-Female Duets.
Today we will first take up Male – Male Duets :
The first two are quite unique combinations, whereas Chitalkar pairs with Rafi to present very peppy numbers.
Mukesh + GM Durrani –
Aise Mein Koi Chham Se Jo Aa Jae – Hanste Ansoo – Shevan Rizvi – Ghulam Mohammad
Mohammad Rafi + Raja Gul –
Ek Chakkar Paon Mein Hai, Ek Chakkar Sar Mein Hai – Shadi Ki Rat – Sarshar Sailani – Pt. Gobind Ram
Chitalkar + Mohammad Rafi –
Kahnewale sach kah gaye hain – Nirala– PL Santoshi – C Ramchandra
Are Kismat Ka Sitara Chamka ….Sab Kuchh Deta Chhappar Fad Ke Deta – Sangeeta – P L Santoshi – C Ramchandra
We then turn over to another very frequently used variation of the duets – Female- Female Duets
Lata Mangeshkar + Shamshad Begum –
Kas ke kamar ho jaa tayyaar – Sangram – P L Santoshi – C.Ramchandra
Trivia: (Boy) Shashi Kapoor and (Baby) Tabassum playfully grace the song.
Lata mangeshkar + Uma devi –
Na Jaane Kyon Ghabara Rahi Ho, Nazar Kuchch Bahaki – Maang – Prakash – Ghuam Mohammad
Lata Mangeshkar and Geeta Roy + Chorus –
Panghat pe na jaiyo gori ghunghat utaar ke – Raj Mukut – Bharat Vyas – Govind Ram
Lata Mangeshkar and Amirbai Karnataki –
Gore gore O baanke chore – Samadhi – Rajendra Krishna – C Ramchandra
Lata Mangeshkar and Sarswati Rane –
Jab dil ko sataye gham tu chhed sakhi sargam – Sargam – PL Santoshi – C Ramchandra
Tinak tin tani do din ki zindagani – Sargam – PL Santoshi – C Ramchandra
Lata Mangeshkar + Raj Kumari –
Ham Aah Bhi Karate Hai …. Nazar Ne Loot Liya – Wafa – Hasrat Jaipuri – Vinod
Geeta Roy + Meena Kapoor –
Maine Balam Se – Aadhi Raat – Rajendra Krishna – Hansraj Behl
Meena Kapoor sings the main song whereas Geeta Roy leads the chorus.
Geeta Roy + Suraiya –
Preet ka nata jodnewale – Afsar – Narendra Sharma – S D Burman
Geeta Roy + Asha Bhosle –
Mausam Hai Namkeen Sanwariya , Aa Jaa Re – Bewee – Nazim Panipatti – Aziz Hindi
Geeta Roy + Zohrabai Ambalewali –
Ek Taraf Jal Raha Deepak – Preet Ka Gee – Shyam Babu Pathak
Mubarak Begum + Sulochana Kadam –
Sham Hui Aur deep Jale…..Aakash Pe Taare Naachenge – Basera – Sardar Ilham – M A Rauf
(Combination of Mubarak Begum and Sulochana Kadam is one of the rarest ones. We could not find video / audio clip of this song. We trust by bringing up here, we will get the song also on internet platform someday.)
Raj Kumari + Lalita Deulkar –
Mora Bhola Sa Balma Re, Naahin Samajhe Hamare Ishare – Khamosh Sipahi – D N Madhok – Hansraj Behl