Lost melodies part 3

During the 1940s, the two faces which dominated the Indian film world with their music and acting were Noor Jehan and Suraiya. In fact, Suraiya was ranked after Noor Jehan who had created a sensation with her lively acting, tuneful singing and glamorous personality. Both appeared in Mehboob’s musical Anmol Ghadi (1946), and enraptured the audiences. Though overshadowed by Noor Jehan, it goes to Suraiya’s credit that though in a supportive role, she was able to hold her own and make her presence felt with her evergreen melodies. Suraiya decided to stay back in India after partition, while Noor Jehan left for Pakistan.

Noor Jehan – Chandni Raaten (Dupatta 1955) :  Download

Noor Jehan – Hamen To Sham-E-Gham Mein (Jugnu 1947) :  Download

Suraiya – Raaton Ki Neend Chhin Li (Shokhiyan 1952) :  Download

Suraiya – Mere Mundere Na Bol (Parwana 1947) :  Download

.. more Lost Melodies »

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2 Comments

  1. Dilip Maniar said,

    September 1, 2010 at 8:41 pm

    Excellent Treasure! Really to cherish!The great effort has been done by u to enrich the listners by this marvelous treasure. you r a great soul with kind heart for Indian Music. what other thing i can say, may ur treasure become rich and richer day by day.

  2. A.B.R.menon said,

    May 15, 2012 at 10:37 am

    Truly Sir your contribution towards us who are almost fasting and yearning for more about this treasure– and you are doing it so very well- thanx a ton. Yes may your treasure grow leaps and bounds


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