Husn se chand bhi sharmaya hai – 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 Durga Khote, late Pran, late Johnny Walker, Malika, 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 finally convinces that Jyoti is, after all, a human being and she can wed him on that basis. When his mother is convinced, the marriage of the 2 couples is arranged for the same day. Just a few days before the marriage, Kailash sends a man Champaklal impersonating as Jyoti’s brother. This man protests that Prakash is marrying Jyoti without her brother’s permission. Motilal, who is present there, asks Mala to come out. The man approaches Mala like he would his sister and gets caught. The wedding takes place smoothly. Prakash sings this song during their honeymoon.
Song: The lyrics of this song were written by Shakeel Badayuni and the music was scored by Ravi.
The gist of the song is, “Even the moon shies away from this beauty. Your face has created havoc in the world.”
Video: Cinematography is by Pandurang Naik. Dance choreography is by Sohan Lal.
The video opens with Saira Banu entering the bedroom. The music also begins. Joy Mukherjee approaches her and places his hands casually on her shoulders. He begins the song at this time. she moves to the bed and lies down there. As he approaches her, she covers her mouth and nose with a Japanese fan.
She gets up and sits on the bed. Her hair, which was tied up in a bun, is open now. Cinematic liberty! In the next shot, they are wearing different dresses and are standing together on a balcony. Now, they are in a garden and are sitting near an artificial pond. Fountains begin to flow. The song ends abruptly and the video also ends as she places her head on his shoulders.
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 sung by the hero after their marriage. The song and the artists are fantastic. The video is watchable for the same.


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