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Tribute to Khwaja Khurshid Anwar

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Basic Information

Date and Place of Birth : March 21, 1912, Mianwali, Punjab, Pakistan
Date and Place of Death : October 30, 1984, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Tribute by Saeed Malik

Javed Usman Interview

M A Sheikh: Yaadein


 

Khurshid Anwar: Indian Movies

Khurshid Anwar: Pakistani Movies including 4 unreleased songs

Khurshid Anwar Ragmala

Audio Video Material

Movie Reviews

Intezar (1956) Review

Zeher-I-Ishq (1958) Review

Jhoomer (1959) Review

Ghunghat (1962) Review

Chingari (1964) Review

Hamraz (1967) Review

Heer Ranjha (1970)


Assistant MD list

His Filmography

His autobiographical interview in 15 parts in Urdu (part 11 is missing)

Front page of May49 Filmindia announcing him as the MD of Khamosh Sipahi


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Khurshid Anwar Songs Details

Kurmai (1941), Panjabi

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 gote da haar

Iqbal Begum, Rajkumari,

G. M. Durrani

D. N. Madhok  
2 maye nee buua Iqbal Begum, Rajkumari D. N. Madhok  
3 mahi we raatan Rajkumari D. N. Madhok  
4 bana khuu da Rajkumari D. N. Madhok  
5 dil enjh enjh karda G. M. Durrani D. N. Madhok  

 

Ishara (1943)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 baghon men koyal Suraiya, Satish Batra D. N. Madhok  
2 panghat pe panghat pe Suraiya D. N. Madhok  
3 hamen gham de ke Gauhar Sultana D. N. Madhok  
4 dil le ke dagha Vatsala Kumathekar D. N. Madhok  
5 dhere dheere bol

Rajkumari,

G. M. Durrani

D. N. Madhok  
6 ishq ka dard suhana Vatsala Kumathekar D. N. Madhok  
7 sajanawa aa jaa re Gauhar Sultana D. N. Madhok  
8 shabnam kyun neer Gauhar Sultana D. N. Madhok  

 

Parakh (1944)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 gururo naz se Kaushalya Aarzoo Lakhanawi  
2 aye din pyar ke Kaushalya,
Balwant Singh
Gafil Haranalawi  
3 leti hain dum ba dum
leti hain dum ba dam
Kaushalya Aarzoo Lakhanawi

Song came

twice in the movie

4 pyase sajan pile Hamida Gafil Haranalawi  
5 duniya hai ye Ira Nigam Gafil Haranalawi  
6 koi kya jane Ira NIgam Aarzoo Lakhanawi  

 

Yateem (1945)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 jhoom rahi baghon

Rajkumari,

G. M. Durrani

Ziya Sarhadi  
2  main usase karun pyar G. M. Durrani Ziya Sarhadi  

 

Aaj Aur Kal (1947)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 kaliyon ko masalane Naseem Akhtar Zaheer Kashmiri or
Sohan Lal Sahir
Exact attribution unknown
2 ao sathi ao

Zeenat Begum,

Imadad Husain

Zaheer Kashmiri or
Sohan Lal Sahir
Exact attribution unknown
3 pade ishq men Zeenat Begum Zaheer Kashmiri or
Sohan Lal Sahir
Exact attribution unknown
4 jam utha le o pine Naseem Akhtar Zaheer Kashmiri or
Sohan Lal Sahir
Exact attribution unknown

Pagdandi (1947)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 ai lo badal aa gaye Zeenat Begum D. N. Madhok  
2 aankhon ke pani Asha Posley D. N. Madhok Not to be confused with Asha Bhosle!
3 pardesi balam ayi ghata Zeenat Begum D. N. Madhok  
4 tum jug jug jiyo Zeenat Begum D. N. Madhok  
5 ambua pe gaye Zeenat Begum D. N. Madhok  
6 o more rajaji Zeenat Begum D. N. Madhok  
7 ik bawara panchhi Zeenat Begum D. N. Madhok  
8 jhulna dala de

Zeenat Begum,

Dishad Begum,
Munawwar Sultana

D. N. Madhok  
9 balma patwari ho gaye Munawwar Sultana D. N. Madhok  
10 aankhon ke pani Asha Posley D. N. Madhok Not to be cofused with Asha Bhosle!

Parwana (1947)

Note: The information about lyricists is provided by Irfan Anwar after discussions with his uncle, Khwaja Sultan Ahmed, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court, Pakistan. The Geet Kosh entries are mainly based on the film booklets, the record company catalogs and, sometimes, the records themselves.

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
0a biyahi mori rani      
01 tuut gaye sab Saigal

Madhok, Nakhshaband
Tanvir Naqvi

(Irfan Anwar)

Geet Kosh says

Madhok

02 papi papiha re Suraiya Madhok  
03 ai phuul hans Saigal Madhok  
04 us mast nazar Saigal Madhok  
05 muhabaat men kabhi Saigal

Nakshab

(Irfan Anwar)

Geet Kosh says

Madhok

06 aja balma rain Suraiya Madhok  
07 jab tumhi nahin Suraiya Nakshab (Irfan Anwar)  
08 mere mundere na Suraiya Madhok  
09 mora mayka Saigal Madhok  
10 saiyan ne ungali marori re Rajkumari Madhok  

 

Khamosh Sipahi (1950)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 kahdo kahdo kali badali

Geeta, Surinder Kaur

and chorus

Madhok  
2 daghabaz kaun bharosa Surinder Kaur Madhok  
3 mora bhola sa balma Rajkumari. Lalita Deulkar Madhok  

Nishana (1950)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 kaisi murali bajayi Geeta Roy Nakhshab  
2 seene ki dhadakan tez Geeta Roy Nakhshab  
3 vo rooth gaye Geeta Roy Nakhshab  
4 tu tu ghar aja Geeta Roy Nakhshab  
5 hato jao pare Shamshad Begum Nakhshab  
6 ab bhool ja Geeta Roy Nakhshab  
7 ishq men hum mar Shamshad, Rajkumari Nakhshab  
8 katile tore nain rasile Shamshad Nakhshab  
9 koi kisi se dil na lagana Shamshad Nakhshab  

 

Singaar (1949)

Note: The information about lyricists is provided by Irfan Anwar after discussions with his uncle, Khwaja Sultan Ahmed, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court, Pakistan. The Geet Kosh entries are mainly based on the film booklets, the record company catalogs and, sometimes, the records themselves.

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
01 dharak 2 tere Suraiya, Asha Madhok  
02 ai 2 suhag ki Shamshad, chorus Shakeel  
03 naya nainon men Suraiya Madhok  
03a ai 2 suhag ki Shamshad, chorus Shakeel  
04v ari ho mohe Rajkumari Madhok  
05 dil ane ke Surinder Kaur Nakhshab  
06 vo din kidhar Suraiya Shakeel  
07 chanda re main Suraiya Madhok  
08 ai bhulane vale Suraiya

Shakeel

(Irfan Anwar)

Geet Kosh says Nakhshab
08a ai 2 suhag ki Shamshad, chorus Shakeel  
09 o bedardi yun Surinder Kaur Madhok  
09a dance - -  
10v ai darde muhabbat Suraiya, Surinder Kaur

Nakhshab

(Irfan Anwar)

Geet Kosh says Shakeel

Neelampari (1952)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 mehfil teri saji Asha, Chorus Hasrat Jaipuri  
2 sapnon men aanewala Asha, Geeta, Saathi

Saraswati Kumar

'Deepak'

 
3 raat chandani kare Geeta Hasrat Jaipuri  
4 chhum 10, rahen donon Asha, Geeta, Saathi Hasrat Jaipuri  
5 chahe qismat humko Rafi, Geeta Hasrat Jaipuri The only song Rafi ever sang for him.
6 jab tak chamken Durrani, Geeta Hasrat Jaipuri  
7 qismat ne ye Geeta Hasrat Jaipuri  
8 ek tum dooji main Geeta, Saathi Hasrat Jaipuri  
9 aaj main jogan Asha Chandrakant  

 

Intezar (1956)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 jis din se piya Noor Jehan Qateel Shifai  
2 jawani ki raten Kausar Parween, chorus Qateel Shifai  
3 aa gaye ghar sajan Noor Jehan, chorus Qateel Shifai  
4 chand hanse duniya Noor Jehan

Tufail

Hoshiyarpuri

 
5 ghazab kiya tere Noor Jehan Qateel Shifai  
6 ankh se ankh Noor Jehan, chorus Qateel Shifai  
7 o jane wale re Noor Jehan Qateel Shifai  
8 chhun chhun nachungi Noor Jehan Qateel Shifai  
9 sawan ki ghanghor Noor Jehan, chorus Qateel Shifai  

 

Mirza Sahiban (1956)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 ye range chaman Zubaida Khanum, Salim Raza    
2 ban than ke sajan Zubaida Khanum    
3 zindagi hai beqarar Zubaida Khanum    
4 rangin mulaqaton ke Zubaida Khanum, Salim Raza    
5 jhilmil jhilmil gori Chorus    
6 kaun kharidega Zubaida Khanum    
7 viran mere vari Zubaida Khanum    
8 pareshan chandani hai Salim Raza    
9 jahan wale jal Zubaida Khanum, Salim Raza    

Zeher-i-ishq (1958)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 pal pal jhuumun Kausar Parveen Qateel Shifai  
2 rat chandani main Zubaida Khanum Qateel Shifai  
3 jane na dungi Kausar Parveen Qateel Shifai  
4 mohe piya milan Naheed Niazi Qateel Shifai  
5 dekho ji dekho Naheed Niazi Qateel Shifai

Deleted from

the film later

6 so ja re so Zubaida Khanum Qateel Shifai  
7 chhum chhum nachun Zubaida Khanum Qateel Shifai  
8 unase bichhad kar Zubaida Khanum Qateel Shifai  
9 suno arz meri Zubaida Khanum Qateel Shifai A naat

Jhoomer (1959)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 bujhi bujhi si Irene Parveen Qateel Shifai  
2 na koi saiyan Naheed Niazi Qateel Shifai  
3 phunk do bijaliyo Munir Husain Qateel Shifai  
4 murli bajaye dur Naheed Niazi Qateel Shifai  
5 jab yad kisiki Naheed Niazi Qateel Shifai

Tune was made

for Parwana (1947)

6 ik albela pardesi Naheed Niazi Qateel Shifai  
7 piya 3 na kook Naheed Niazi Qateel Shifai  
8 dulhaniyan roti mati Naheed and
Najma Niazi, chorus
Qateel Shifai  
9 chali re chali Naheed Niazi Qateel Shifai  
10 gham hamko diya Naheed Niazi Qateel Shifai Was not in the movie

Koel (1959)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 garaj garaj ghir Fateh Ali Khan Tanvir Naqvi  
2 dil ka diya Noor Jehan Tanvir Naqvi  
3 rimjhim rimjhim pade Naheed and Najma Niazi Tanvir Naqvi Sisters
4 sagar roye laharen Noor Jehan Tanvir Naqvi  
5 tere bina suni Noor Jehan Tanvir Naqvi  
6 dil jala na dil Zubaida Khanum Tanvir Naqvi  
7 mainne tujhe pyar Noor Jehan Tanvir Naqvi  
8 mahaki fizayen Noor Jehan, chorus Tanvir Naqvi  
9 dil ka diya Noor Jehan Tanvir Naqvi  
10 masti men jhoom Zubaida Khanum Tanvir Naqvi  
11 rimjhim rimjhim pade Noor Jehan, Munir Husain Tanvir Naqvi  

Ayyaz (1961)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 raqs men sara Naheed Niazi, chorus Tanvir Naqvi  
2 nach nach parwane Kausar Parween Tanvir Naqvi  
3 khil gaye tar Zubaida Khanum Tanvir Naqvi  
4 main dil hi dil Naheed Niazi Tanvir Naqvi  
5 mil gaya dil ko Naheed Niyazi Tanvir Naqvi Her first song
6 ai mahe laqa Zubaida Khanum Tanvir Naqvi  
7 ai pyar bhare dil Naheed Niazi Tanvir Naqvi  
8 shab e mahtab hai Iqbal Bano Tanvir Naqvi  
9 bacha le aabroo meri Zubaida Khanum Tanvir Naqvi  
10 jo na hota tera Zubaida Khanum Tanvir Naqvi A famous naat

Ghunghat (1962)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 rahon pe thari Noor Jehan Tanvir Naqvi  
2 main hun ek paheli Naheed Niazi Tanvir Naqvi  
3 mujhko awaz do Mehadi Hasan Tanvir Naqvi  
4 kabhi tum bhi Noor Jehan Tanvir Naqvi  
5 mere piya ko Noor Jehan Faiz Ahmed Faiz  
6 pal pal mera ji Noor Jehan Tanvir Naqvi  
7 chhun 6 meri Naseem Begum Tanvir Naqvi Record
8 chahe bolo ya na Naheed Niazi Tanvir Naqvi  
9 chhun 6 meri Naseem Begam Tanvir Naqvi Soundtrack

Chingari (1964)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 ai roshaniyon ke Mehadi Hasan Tanvir Naqvi  
2 aja pas mere Noor Jehan Qateel Shifai  
3 ik dil ne kahi Noor Jehan, Saleem Raza Qateel Shifai  
4 dil ki bat Noor Jehan Qateel Shifai  
5 main to kar kar Noor Jehan Qateel Shifai  
6 kali kali mandaraye Noor Jehan Qateel Shifai  
7 aja pas mere Saleem Raza Qateel Shifai  
8 zindagi tujhko Saleem Raza Qateel Shifai  

Haveli (1964)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 jab se gaye piya Noor Jehan Qateel Shifai  
2 jab se gaye piya Noor Jehan Qateel Shifai  
3 mera bichhada balam Naseem Begum Qateel Shifai  
4 shikwa nahin kisise Noor Jehan Qateel Shifai  
5 ja ke sasural gori Noor Jehan,
Naseem Begum, Mala
Qateel Shifai  
6 saiyan ja ja ja Mala Qateel Shifai  
7 mujhko mila ke Noor Jehan Qateel Shifai  
8 bhola sa balma re Mala Qateel Shifai Remake of mora
 bhola sa balma rey,
Rajkumari  in
Khamosh Sipahi (1950)

Sarhad (1966)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 tujhpe qurban Mala Tanvir Naqvi  
2 aa ja dilbar Mala Tanvir Naqvi  
3 o chanda ja unse Noor Jehan Tanvir Naqvi  
4 chand tu jab bhi Noor Jehan, Mehdi Hassan Tanvir Naqvi  
5 ye meri manzil nahin Noor Jehan Tanvir Naqvi  
6 ye meri manzil nahin Noor Jehan Tanvir Naqvi  
7 dekh 3 teri gali Irene Parween, Massod Rana Tanvir Naqvi  

Hamraaz (1967)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 jane kal talak Noor Jehan Qateel Shifai  
2 mujhe aise piya Mala Qateel Shifai  
3 ye hasin ye naznin Mehdi Hassan Qateel Shifai  
4 kahan ho tum Noor Jehan, Chorus Qateel Shifai  
5 vada karo chhod ke Mala Qateel Shifai  
6 kis din se na jane Mala Qateel Shifai  
7 kahan ho tum Noor Jehan Qateel Shifai  

Guddo 1970

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 mahi ve mainun lal Noor Jehan Ahmed Rahi  
2 tariyan di loye loye Noor Jehan Ahmed Rahi  
3 tariyan di loye loye Noor Jehan Ahmed Rahi  
4 tun jamm jamm jiven Noor Jehan Ahmed Rahi  
5 ki taiton dil lai Naseem Begum, Mala Ahmed Rahi  
6 killi te pranda tangiya Noor Jehan Ahmed Rahi  
7 teri aan main teri aan Noor Jehan Ahmed Rahi  
8 kalle kalle rukh ne Noor Jehan Ahmed Rahi Recent Indian film hit
Lal Dupatta Ud Gaya Ji
is based on this song.
9 dadha hoyega naseeba Naseem Begum, Mala Ahmed Rahi  

Heer Ranjha (1970)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
0 title avval noor khuda da Noor Jehan, Ghulam Ali Waris Shah First ever film song
by Ghulam Ali
1 chamm chamm nachan Noor Jehan, Naseem Begum
and Chorus
Ahmed Rahi  
2 sun vanjhali di Noor Jehan Ahmed Rahi  
3 o vanjhali valadiya Noor Jehan, Munir Husain Ahmed Rahi  
4 chann mahiya teri Noor Jehan Ahmed Rahi  
4a doli chadhadiyan mariyan Noor Jehan Waris Shah  
5 teri khair hoye Munir Husain Ahmed Rahi  
6 tun arshan te main haan Masood Rana Ahmed Rahi  
7 kadi aa mil Noor Jehan Ahmed Rahi  
7a adhi rat Ghulam Ali Waris Shah  
7b asin rusde yar Naseem Begum, Ghulam Ali Waris Shah  
8 tun chor main teri Irene Parveen Ahmed Rahi  
9 zulfan di thandi Noor Jehan, Irene Parveen
and Chorus
Ahmed Rahi  
10 tutte dilan di sun Mujeeb Alam and Chorus Ahmed Rahi  

Parai Aag (1971)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
01 maine khud apane Noor Jehan Tanvir Naqvi  
02 makhamoor jawani ki Irene Perveen Tanvir Naqvi  
03 muhabat ki qasam Noor Jehan Tanvir Naqvi  
04 mil gayi asman Naseem Begum, Mehadi Hassan Tanvir Naqvi  
05 zindagi par mujhe Naseem Begum Tanvir Naqvi  
06 ai sham e gham bata Mehadi Hassan Habib Jalib  
07 mujhko tujhse pyar hai Naseem Begum, Rajab Ali Tanvir Naqvi  

Salam-e-Muhabbat (1971)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
01 bhadak rahi hai Mehadi Hassan Qateel Shifai  
02 salam e muhabat Ahmed Rushdi Qateel Shifai  
03 salam e muhabat Noor Jehan Qateel Shifai  
04 kuchh avazon ke Noor Jehan, Chorus Qateel Shifai  
05 sun pagali pawan Noor Jehan Qateel Shifai  
06 mere saiyan bura Naseem Begum Qateel Shifai  
07 shabnam kyon neer Noor Jehan Qateel Shifai  
08 sham dhali shamma jali Noor Jehan Qateel Shifai  

Shrin Farhad (1975)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
01 shirin shirin shirin Mehadi Hassan Qateel Shifai  
02 chali aa Mehadi Hassan Qateel Shifai  
03 galon pe mahakati Masood Rana Qateel Shifai  
04 ishq mera diwana Mehadi Hassan, Chorus Qateel Shifai  
05 ik din teri mehfil Nayyara Noor Qateel Shifai  
06 sitaron ki mehfil Nayyara Noor Qateel Shifai  
07 ai shahar ke logo Mehadi Hassan Qateel Shifai  
08 nirbal ko balawan Tasavvur Khanam, Chorus Qateel Shifai  

Haider Ali (1978)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
01 bol sakhi ri Mehnaz Qateel Shifai  
02 ja ja ri koyaliya ja Mehnaz Qateel Shifai  
03 jodati hun main hath Mehnaz Qateel Shifai  
04 kyon roye shehnai Mehnaz Qateel Shifai  
05 ai sab jag ke rakhwale Mehnaz Qateel Shifai  
06 mere lal meri dua hai Mehnaz Qateel Shifai  
07 dance music      

Miza Jutt (1982)

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
01 pyar tere kiti mere Mehnaz Ahmed Rahi  
02 soniye man moniye

Mehnaz, Tarannum

Naz,
Ghulam Abbas

Ahmed Rahi  
03 waran tere utton Tarannum Naz

Asghar Ali

Kausar

 
04 ayi ayi ayi rat shagnana di Mehnaz, Chorus

Asghar Ali

Kausar

 
05 yad na a mainun Tarannum Naz

Asghar Ali

Kausar

 
06 rat langh chali we Tarannum Naz

Asghar Ali

Kausar

 
07 we mainnun chhad gaye

Tarannum Naz,

Chorus

Asghar Ali

Kausar

 
08 chadhde mirze khan Siddique and Afshan Traditional Traditional
Mirza Style

4 Songs on the 96th Birth anniversary March 21, 2008

No. Song Singer/s Lyricist Comments
1 Na Koi Vada Hua Mahnaaz Qateel Shifai Film: Insaan.
2 Dil Ka Sitar Noor Jehan Qateel Shifai Film: Tansen 1972
3 Dil Ka Sitar 2 Nayyra Noor Qateel Shifai Film: Tansen 1976
4 Chanda Ja Badali Kausar Parween   Film: Intezar 1956
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