Nazar mere dil ke paar hui – Lata Mangeshkar – Shankar-Jaikishan – Asha Parekh | Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai (1961)


Movie: This song appeared in 1961 hit romantic drama Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai (When one falls in love with someone) directed and produced (debut) by late Nasir Hussain under the banner of Nasir Hussain Films. The movie starred late Dev Anand, Asha Parekh, late Pran, Sulochana, etc.

Sunder (Dev Anand) returns home in Neelgaon, India after completing his education. He is in love with Nisha (Asha Parekh) since childhood. He has not seen her after they grew up. His friend Prakash (Polson) informs him that Nisha would be performing for a dance program in Darjeeling soon. The friends decide to go to watch the performance. Nisha sings and dances to the tune of this song during the performance.

Song: The music of this song was composed by Shankar-Jaikishan and the lyrics were penned by Hasrat Jaipuri.

This is a song has been inserted into the movie at this juncture for the sake of it. There is no connection between the lyrics and the situation in the movie. The girl says that the way her beloved had looked at her, she had lost her heart to him.

Video: Cinematography is by Dilip Gupta. Dance choreography is by Gopi Kishen-Satyanarayan-Ayesha Khan.

The video opens with Asha Parekh running toward the camera singing and dancing. She suddenly stops and continues dancing. She is wearing the traditional Mohiniattam dress for this dance. Dev Anand is seen enjoying the song-and-dance-sequence. Polson is sitting with him. Asha Parekh continues with the dance. The video ends with the song and Asha Parekh stops dancing.

Artists: The playback of this song was sung by Lata Mangeshkar and the onscreen performances were by Asha Parekh, Dev Anand and others.

Cultural Influence: The heroine’s dancing talent is revealed in this song. This can happen in real life also. The song and the artists are good. The video is watchable for the same.


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