Dil ka soona saaz tarana dhoondhega – Rafi – Ganesh – Shatrughan Sinha | Ek Nari Do Roop (1973)


Movie: This song was featured in 1973 social drama Ek Nari Do Roop (One Woman, 2 Forms) directed by Madhusudan and produced by S Srivastav under the banner of Co-Operative Pictures. The movie starred Shatrughan Sinha, Rashmi Dhawan, late Roopesh Kumar, late Nadira, late Iftekhar, etc.

After Vishal (Shatrughan Sinha) is framed by his boss for a murder, he relocates to Bombay (Mumbai) and leads the life of a tourist guide. He meets Lalita (Rashmi Dhawan) and they begin an affair. Lalita soon insists that he come with her to her home, where her husband Dinesh (Iftekhar) is bedridden. They needed someone to move him around the place. When Vishal gets to know that Dinesh is Lalita’s husband, he terminates their affair but stays on to help them out. One day, Vishal discovers that Dinesh was a famous singer and musician and he completes a song Dinesh had begun. After telling Dinesh about it, Vishal sings the song with the accompaniment of the piano. It is this song that he sings.

Song: The music of this very famous song was composed by Ganesh and the lyrics were penned by Asad Bhopali.

This is a little sad song, where the man says that he will be remembered after he is no more by the very people, who had ill-treated him.

Video: Cinematography is by Shyam Shiposkar and the operative cameraman is Ganpatrao Bhise.

The video opens with Shatrughan Sinha playing the piano. Iftekhar is on his bed immobilized from his neck down. Shatrughan Sinha is wearing a pair of white trousers and shirt with a brown jacket and Iftekhar is wearing a white kurta pajama. Shatrughan Sinha begins the song. Iftekhar is smiling. Soon, Shatrughan Sinha stands and folds his hands in front of Iftekhar. Then, he walks toward the older man and sits down near the bed on the floor. He gets up and walks away. The video ends with him sitting at the foot of the bed.

Artists: The playback of this song was sung by Mohammad Rafi and the onscreen performances are by Shatrughan Sinha and Iftekhar.

Cultural Influence: Shatrughan Sinha tries to encourage Iftekhar toward a recovery. This situation can happen in real life as well. This is a humanity-based song. The song has been rendered very beautifully by Mohammad Rafi and the video can be watched for the melodious song and for the situation.


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