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

‘Shehzaadi’ (1947) is a film about which not much information is available online except that it was produced under the banner of Shalimar Pictures owned by WZ Ahmed and the film belonged to the costume drama genre. I had searched extensively on the internet about the star cast and the director but drew a blank. Earlier, I had even a doubt whether the film was actually released.
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This article is written by Sadanand Kamath, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Forgotten Melodies of the 1940s – 30
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The date was 11th March 1947. The place was Jeevan House, Bombay. The Secretary of the Progressive Writers Association (PWA) was reporting the proceedings of its weekly meeting. Around 50 poets and writers had assembled at the meeting. Among them were Josh Malihabadi, Saghar Nizami, Dr Safdar Aah Sitapuri, Majaz Lucknawi, Ali Sardar Jafri, Vishwamitra Adil, Kaifi Azmi, Sahir Ludhianvi and Majrooh Sultanpuri.
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This article is written by Sadanand Kamath, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Forgotten Melodies of the 1940s – 7
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PRITHVIRAJ SANYUKTA (1946) was the first film from Shalimar Pictures belonging to historic genre after producing social genre films like ‘Ek Raat’ (1942), ‘Prem Sangeet’ (1943), ‘Man Ki Jeet’ (1944) and ‘Ghulaami’ (1945). The film had Prithviraj Kapoor and Neena in the lead roles of Prithiviraj Chauhan and Sanyukta (Sanyogita) respectively. The other main characters were played by Tiwari (Raja Jaichand) and Bharat Vyas (Chand Bardai, Court poet), Cuckoo played the role of a court dancer. The film was released in May 1946.
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This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

“Man Ki Jeet”(1944) movie was directed by W Z Ahmad for Shalimar Pictures, Bombay. The movie had Neena, Shyam, Prakash, Tiwari, Rajkumari Shukla, Miss Gulab, Geeta, Mumtaz, Asha, Shanta Thakkar, Nazeer Bedi, Saroj Borkar, Ramavtar, Kathana, Bismillah, Kailash, Khalil, Gulab, Sudha Apte, Anil etc in it.
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This article is written by Sadanand Kamath, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

The song which I am presenting here is the one which was in my mind for quite some time for posting in this blog. But I was a bit hesitant as I felt that the song was very close to be called a bawdy song and was much more naughtier than say choli ke peechhe kya hai. But the song is so melodiously rendered by the singer that at last, I decided to present this rare song.
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This article is written by Sadanand Kamath, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.

MAN KI JEET (1944) was produced and directed by W Z Ahmed under the banner of Shalimar Pictures owned by him. Shyam and Nina were in the lead roles. The story of the film was said to be based on Thomas Hardy’s novel ‘Tess of the D’urbervilles’. One of the most popular songs from this film nagri meri kab tak yoon hi barbaad rahegi has been discussed in this blog.
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This article is written by Sadanand Kamath, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.

I just cannot believe that a song of 40s which I had completely forgotten over four decades, suddenly started rolling in my mind last month when a group of a political party workers came to my house to canvass for their party candidate from my area for the municipal election last month. The song was‘nagari meri kab tak yuhin barbaad rahegi’ from MAN KI JEET (1944).
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