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Sakhi Shyaam na aaye nahin aaye

Posted on: October 19, 2018

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“Sangam”(1941) was directed by Junnarkar for Navyug Chitrapat Limited, Poona. The movie had Meenakshi, Vatsala Kumthekar, Sundarabai, Malti gupte, Baby Devi, Salvi, Damuanna Malwankar, Jog, Nandu khote, Vinayak etc in it.

This forgotten movie had 14 songs in it. One song from the movie is covered in the past.

Here is the second song from “Sangam”(1941) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by SundarabaiShyamabai. Amritlal Nagar, a famous and prominent Hindi writer is the lyricist of this song. Music is composed by Dada Chandekar.

I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the details of this rare movie.


Song-Sakhi shyaam na aaye nahin aaye(Sangam)(1941) Singer-Shyamabai, Lyrics-Amritlal Nagar, MD-Dada Chandekar


sakhi shyam na aaye
nahin aaye
dharke mori chhatiyaa
sakhi shyam na aaye
nahin aaye
dharke mori chhatiyaa
sakhi shyam na aaye
nahin aaye
dharke mori chhatiyaa
aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
dharke mori chhatiyaa

dhoodhnat hari van van raadha
jaaye chhipe kit kaanha aa aa
dhoodhnat haari van van raadha
jaye chhipe kit kaanha
paany padoon ab aao mohan
saawan ban gayi ankhiyaan
haan aan
sawan ban gayi aankhiyaan
sakhi shyaam na aaye
nahin aaye
ghar khelne chhatiyaa
sakhi shyam na aaye
nahin aaye
dharke mori chhatiyaa

jal bin meen bhajan bin meera
jal bin meen bhajan bin meera
tarpat praan gaanwaye
aao madhav main balihaari
aao madhav main nalihaari
aao madhav
aao madhav
aao madhav
main nalihaari
chain padat din raatiyaan
sakhi shyam na aaye
nahin aaye
dharke mori chhatiyaa
sakhi shyam na aaye
nahin aaye
dharke mori chhatiyaa

3 Responses to "Sakhi Shyaam na aaye nahin aaye"

Atul ji,

This song is sung by Shyamabai and NOT Sundarabai. Sundarabai sang only 2 songs in this film and you have posted both her songs on the Blog already.
This Shyamabai was a professional Muslim singer from Kolhapur. She also sang in film Aaina-44, Parshuram-47 and Gulnar-50. She migrated to Pakistan in 1951.
The HFGK also lists this song for Shyamabai only.
Kindly make the changes please.




Thank you very much.


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