Rare gems tribute – Vol. 5

Geeta Dutt

We keep searching for rare and lesser heard gems of Geeta ji and on the eve of her 85th Birth anniversary we are pleased to share some rare gems. We will be posting five songs per each post. All of these have been collected from various sources over several years of painstaking efforts. We are grateful to our dear friend Aditya Pant for sharing these extremely rare songs with us. This is the fifth part in this series.

1) Geeta Dutt, Mukesh – Kya tujh ko hua aakhir – Bebus (1950), MD – S K Pal, Lyrics – Saliq Lakhnavi.

For long time we have been searching for a good audio of this rare song. The file we had had a lot of scratching voice. Finally we have found this good quality audio.

2) Geeta Dutt, Satish Batra – Lagi re lagi re..Meri mehfil mein – Baghi Sardar (1956), MD – Baldev Nath Bali, Lyrics – Pandit Bharat Vyas.

Another rare song composed by B N Bali sahab. Possibly one of the very few songs of Geeta ji with Satish Batra

3) Geeta Dutt – Mere dil ki duniya mein – Gumasta (1951), MD – K Dutta, Lyrics – Wahid Qureishi.

A rare melancholy sung by Geeta ji for maestro composer K Dutta sahab.

4) Geeta Dutt, Suman Kalyanpur – Mohe laa de chunariya laal – Chandi Ki Deewar (1964), MD- N Dutta, Lyrics – Sahir.
Another case where we were searching for a good quality audio of this song.

5) Geeta Dutt – O ban ke azaad panchhi – Hua Savera (1948), MD – Gyan Dutt , Lyrics – Bhagwati Prasad Vajpeyee.

This is a very rare song from the late forties composed by Gyan Dutt sahab.

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