Atul’s Song A Day- A choice collection of Hindi Film & Non-Film Songs

Archive for the ‘Shamshad Begam-Talat Mehmood duet’ Category

This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in If this article appears in sites like and etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

This is a song from film Madhubala-1950.

Will you be not happy if you get the Cake and eat it too ? Same thing happened whenever Handsome Dev Anand and the most beautiful actress of Hindi films, Madhubala acted together in a film. The audience used to become ecstatic with joy watching their films. No one cared if the story was weak or the music was third grade. What was more important was to see Dev and Madhubala, with a contented heart !
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“Mangu” (1954) was produced by Sheikh Mukhtaar and directed by M A Ansari. The movie had Sheikh Mukhtar, Nigar Sultana, Aroon, Mukri, Ansari, Sheila Ramani etc in it.
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I am aware that “Babul” (1950) had Dilip Kumar and Nargis in lead roles. So I was confused when I watched this song from “Babul”. I had no difficulty identifying Dilip Kumar singing in Talat Mehmood’s voice, but who was the lady. she looked unfamiliar. And she did not look like Nargis.
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Here is a song that I heard many a times in Radio Ceylon in the morning between 7-30 AM to 8 AM. And as happened with me most of the time, all I knew about the song was the name of the singers, that is all.
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