Weekend Musical

Posted on January 23, 2010
Filed Under >Owais Mughal, Music
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Owais Mughal
(1)
Title: na kaho
Lyrics: Nadeem Asad
Singer: Aaroh – It is a band of four: Nabeel, Kamran, Farooq and Khalid. The band name Aaroh was suggested by Shoaib Mansoor.

Apparently this song is atleast 6 (or even more) years old. I recently heard it and got hooked. I’ve now listened to it uncountable times and should I say that ‘it grows on you’. The poetry is beautiful. aap bhi suniye!


(2)

Title: Kabhi to tum ko
Singer: Ahmed Rushdi
Music by: Robin Ghosh
Year: 1967
Movie: Chakori

When Chakori was first released, it didn’t get a single buyer in Karachi or Lahore. It was then released in Dhaka only. Later one cinema in Karachi (Paradise) showed it after the movie was already called a ‘flop’. But from there onwards the movie became a hit and made Nadeem an overnight superstar.

This song was picturized in then East Pakistan – Beautiful Bengal scenery is obvious in the song.

(3)
Title: Janaan (Pashto)
Singers: Hadiqa Kayani and Irfan Khan

I admit that I don’t understand Pashto beyond a few words, but this song has a catchy tune and nice vocals – hence made it to my list here. This is now my new favourite.

(4)

Title: tum kehti ho
Singer: Junaid Jamshed
Year: 2001
Album: dil ki baat
Lyrics: Hasan Akbar Kamal. He is/was Urdu teacher Government Delhi Boys College in Federal-B-Area. I had the privilege of using his Urdu notes in my intermediate exams. Nothing important – just a trivia and something that came to my mind as I saw Hasan Akbar Kamal’s name on the CD cover.

This song is among my all time favourites by Junaid.

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5 responses to “Weekend Musical”

  1. Ali says:

    My favorite is na kaho, but they’re all pretty nice.

  2. Adnan Ahmad says:

    Good vocal. The visuals really don’t match up to the song and the music. I would be surprised if Shoaib Mansoor produced this video.

  3. Junaid says:

    Very interesting selection.

    But I must say it only proves to me how Ahmed Rushdie still beats all the rest hands down. And older music was so much more profound.

  4. Owais Mughal says:

    You are right. I found out that ‘na kaho’ song has been around since atleast 2004. Corrections are made in the post. thanks

  5. Haathi says:

    Owais, I think Na Kaho is more than two years old. Here’s a great cover of it that you might also enjoy:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3b_2ocE1b0g

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