Movie – Chaudhvin Ka Chand (1960)
The song, Yeh Lucknow ki sarzamin, was featured in the Gurudutt Films’ hit musical Muslim sociodrama directed by Mohammad Sadiq and produced by Guru Dutt. The movie starred Guru Dutt, Waheeda Rahman, Rahman, Johnny Walker, etc.
This song appears at the beginning of the movie when the credits are shown.
Song – Yeh Lucknow ki sarzamin
The lyrics of the song, Yeh Lucknow ki sarzamin, were penned by Shakeel Badayuni and they were set to music by Ravi.
The song praises Lucknow city.
Video – Yeh Lucknow ki sarzamin
Photography is by Nariman A Irani.
The song is played in the background when the credits are being displayed on the screen. The credits are superimposed on the video of different tourist locations of the city of Lucknow present during those times.
Mohd. Rafi sang this song on the playback.
There does not appear to be much cultural influence on the song per se. But, the song depicts the culture of the city of Lucknow. The song and the artists are good.