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“Toote Taare”(1948) was directed by Harish for Omar Khayyam Films, Bombay. The movie had Sheikh Mukhtar, Shamim, Kanhaiya Lal, Mridula, Putlibai, Murad, Sudhir, Babu, S Ghosh, Sultan, Sharif, Kanchan Kumar, Anwaribai, Laddan, Agha Dehlavi 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 ghazal ‘na kisi ki aankh kaa noor hoon’ has been embroiled in a debate about its authorship. This ghazal became popular and well known when Mohammed Rafi sang it for the film ‘Laal Qila’ (1960). The ghazal was credited to Bahadur Shah Zafar, the last Mughal emperor. In fact, this ghazal was picturised on Bahadur Shah Zafar, this role played by M Kumar. The sentiment expressed in the ghazal fitted very well with the status of Bahadur Shah Zafar as the last Mughal king whose writ did not work beyond the walled city of Delhi. It was this that probably led many to believe that the ghazal was the expression of his inner feelings of sorrow and self-pity.
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This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.

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The Voice of Mukesh #25
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Continuing to follow the progress of Mukesh, as we see his development through the first decade of his career. The year is 1948. Having made a debut in 1942, by the end of 1947, Mukesh had to his credit already, 42 songs from 21 films. The first and significant turning point in his career was already behind him – the iconic “Dil Jaltaa Hai. . .”.
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This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.

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The Voice of Mukesh #24
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We come to 1948 now. From the previous years, i.e. from 1942 to 1947, all songs of Mukesh, as per current records, are now posted on this blog. With one exception. I am still trying to trace the Mukesh – Shamshad Begum duet from ‘Laakhon Mein Ek’, the one song still to be posted for 1947.
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