Movie : Hamraaz
Language : Hindi
Year : 1967
Starring : Sunil Dutt, Raaj Kumar, Vimi
Original Singer : Mahendra Kapoor
Original Music Score : Ravi
Lyrics by : Sahir Ludhianvi
Karaoke Track : courtesy Youtube
(1) From the mid 60's up to the mid 70's, it was always a toss up between Rafi, Kishore, Mukesh, Mannadey & the other man with an elastic vocal range, Mahendra Kapoor. The admiration for Kapoor, known as the vibrant voice of India (& also like Kishore the voice of Rajesh Khanna, Mukesh the voice of Raj Kapoor was known as the voice of Manoj Kumar) grows each time when I attempt to hum him.
(2) For those who are keen to read, here is a hyperlink to an article about Mahendra Kapoor published on the website "Meri aawaz suno" dedicated to Mohd Rafi which I found deeply insightful.
Disclaimer : This song is not intended for any commercial release and carries no commercial value whatsoever. It is a cover version for family, friends, well wishers and lovers of such music. They are posted solely out of a passion for singing them and also out of the greatest respect and highest admiration for each and everyone involved in the original compositions/ production. Anyone sharing/ distributing is doing it without my knowledge at his own will and risk and shall bear all consequences arising out of their actions.
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