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Apna ghar pehchaan

Posted on: January 19, 2023

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#the Decade of Forties – 1941 – 1950 #

Today’s song is from the year ‘1947’.

It is from the movie ‘Amar Asha’ (alias ‘Immortal Hope’).

“Amar Asha -1947” was directed by B.M. Vyas for ‘Sunrise Pictures, Bombay’.

It had Paro, Umakant, Sitara, Ghulam Muhammad, Pratima Devi, Pande, Ameer Baano, Babu Raje, Radha, M. Wazeer, Mumtaz and others.

This movie has eight songs written by three lyricists.
(Lyricist for only three songs have been identified and mentioned for them in HFGK Vol-II (1941-1950).

Music for this movie was composed by Shanti Kumar.

Here is the list of songs this movie has.

SNo Song Title Lyricist Singer/s
01 Janam din aayo ri more lallaa ka Not known Various artistes
02 Apna ghar pehchaan bande ae Not known Rafiq Ahmed
03 Uyi maa, kaise main fashion banaaun Not known Sitara
04 Aankhon se masti barsaa de Not known Paro Devi
05 Vande mataram, sujlaam, suflaam Bankim Chandra Chatterjee Not mentioned
06 Jo main itnaa jaanti ke preet kiye pachhtaayi Not known Not mentioned
07 Bhoole se dil tujhe na bhulaaye Kabil Amritsari Sitara
08 Muhabbat jataane ko jee chaahta hai Kabil Amritsari Paro Devi

So far, only one song from this movie have been posted on the blog on 04.12.2016.

Today’s song is the second song from this movie to be posted on the blog. It is sung by Rafiq Ahmed. Lyricist name for the today’s song is not known.

Only the audio of this song is available.

Let us now listen to this song …


Song-Apna ghar pehchaan (Amar Asha)(1947) Singer-Rafiq Ahmad, MD-Shanti Kumar


apnaa ghar pehchaan
apnaa ghar pehchaan
bande ae ae
apnaa ghar pehchaan
apnaa ghar pehchaan
idhar udhar kee ee
idhar udhar ki thhokar
baat kisi ki samajh
na paayen ae
samajh na paayen
tu itnaa naadaan
tu itnaa naadaan
bande ae
apnaa ghar pehchaan
apnaa ghar pehchaan

apnaa ghar pehchaan
jhoothhe jag se ae ae
jhoothhe jag se
moh badhhaaye
jeewan bhar tu paap kamaaye
paap kamaaye
ant samay kuchh kaam na aaye
ant samay kuchh kaam na aaye
sone ke harne(?) ke peechhe
tu itnaa hairaan
apnaa ghar pehchaan
sone ke harne(?) ke peechhe
tu itnaa hairaan
apnaa ghar pehchaan
apnaa ghar pehchaan

apnaa ghar pehchaan
jhoothhi duniya aa aa
jhoothhi duniya
jhoothhi maaya
gal jaati mitti ki kaaya
gal jaati mitti ki kaaya aa
toone ismein man bharmaaya
toone ismein man bharmaaya
nain khol kar dekh zaraa tu
bula rahe bhagwaan
bula rahe bhagwaan?
nain kholkar dekh zaraa tu
bulaa rahe bhagwaan
bande ae
apnaa ghar pehchaan
apnaa ghar pehchaan
apnaa ghar pehchaan
bande ae ae
apnaa ghar pehchaan

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