Muqaddar aazmana chahta hoon – Mohammad Rafi – Ravi – Joy Mukherjee | Door Ki Aawaz (1964)


Movie: This song appeared in Goel Cine Corporation’s mystery flick Door Ki Aawaz (1964) produced and directed by Devendra Goel. The movie starred late Joy Mukherjee, Saira Banu, late Johnny Walker, Malika, late Durga Khote, late Pran, etc.
Prakash (Joy Mukherjee) lives in Chandan Nagar with his sister, Mala (Malika) and widowed mother (Durga Khote). Mala becomes a victim of a train accident when she is on the way to a friend’s wedding. With Mala, her boyfriend Motilal (Johnny Walker) and another woman (Saira Banu) are hospitalized. Due to the accident, the woman loses her memory after being molested by Kailash (Pran). Mala and Prakash convince their mother to take this woman back home with them. They call her Jyoti. Prakash has fallen in love with her and she also reciprocates the feelings. But, when Motilal suggests to Prakash’s mother to wed Jyoti with her son. She finds it difficult to accept the alliance. One day, Prakash and Jyoti sing this song on a date.
Song: The lyrics of this song were written by Shakeel Badayuni and the music was scored by Ravi.
The gist of the song is, “I want to challenge my fate. I want to make you mine.”
Video: Cinematography is by Pandurang Naik. Dance choreography is by Sohan Lal.
The video opens with the lead pair running down a garden path, then on a few steps down and then on the lawn. The music has already begun. Joy Mukherjee reaches Saira Banu and stops her. She moves her head as a query and he replies in the song. She is now sitting inside a large heart made of flowers and he joins her in it. The song peters out and the video ends as they walk together on a garden path away from the camera.
Artists: The playback of this song was sung by Mohammad Rafi and the onscreen performances are by Joy Mukherjee and Saira Banu.
Cultural Influence: This typically filmi romantic song discusses the fact that the hero and the heroine have fallen in love with each other and that the hero wants to marry her. The song and the artists are fantastic. The video is watchable for the same.


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