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Yesterday once more: Dilip Kumar's 10 best Bollywood songs

Deepa Gahlot  Mumbai, May 02, 2007
First Published: 14:55 IST(2/5/2007) | Last Updated: 12:01 IST(14/5/2007)

Dilip Kumar, Naushad and Mohammed Rafi put together— the list of their hit songs would be endless, but Dilip Kumar also had some evergreen songs composed by Shankar-Jaikishen, Salil Chowdhury and later Kalyanji Anandji, and sung by Mukesh and Talat Mehmood. A pick of ten Dilip Kumar gems:

Yahaan badla wafa ka bewafai ke siva kya hai: This super duet with Noorjehan, composed by Firoz Nizami was from the 1947 hit Jugnu

Gaaye ja geet milan ke: The 1948 film Mela had some great songs composed by Naushad. This one sung by Mukesh is the most memorable one. 

Hum aaj kahin dil kho baithe: Mukesh's voice, Naushad's compostions from the 1949 film Andaz which was a musical masterpiece.

Meri kahani bhoolnewale: Deedar was one of the big hits that contributed to Dilip Kumar's tragedy king label. This Naushad composition was sung by Rafi.

Yeh hawa yeh raat yeh chandni: Talat Mehmood's voice suited tragedy king Dilip Kumar and this one by Sajjad Hussain is a classic from the 1952 film Sangdil.

Aye mere dil kahin aur chal: One of Dilip Kumar's best from the 1952 film Daag, sung by Talat Memood and composed by Shankar-Jaikishen.

Dil mein chhupake pyar ka toofan: From the classic Aan, one of Dilip Kumar's few cheerful songs, sung by Talat.

Suhana safar aur yeh mausam haseen: One of Dilip Kumar's all time favourite numbers from the 1958 film Madhumati, in Mukesh's voice, and composed by Salil Chowdhury .

Madhuban mein Radhika naache re: Naushad composed this superb semi-classical number for the 1960 film Kohinoor, it was sung with feeling by Rafi.

Nain lad jai hain : Dilip Kumar did a fast-paced folk dance for this Ganga Jamuna (1961) number. It was composed by Naushad and sung with infectious joy by Rafi.

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