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Mere Mehboob - 3AEX 5028 - (Condition - 80-85%) - Cover Reprinted - LP Record

Mere Mehboob ('My Lover') is a 1963 Indian film directed by Harnam Singh Rawail and starring Rajendra Kumar, Sadhana Shivdasani, Ashok Kumar, Nimmi, Pran, Johnny Walker and Ameeta. The film became a big hit and took the number one position at the box office in 1963. The movie drew a background from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh and traditional Lucknow. The famous song "Mere Mehboob Tujhe Mere" was shot in the University Hall and in a couple of places one gets to see the university. The opening scene of the movie shows the famous residential hall and the associated clock tower 'Victoria Gate'.

Plot Summary -

While studying in Aligarh Muslim University, Anwar Hussain Anwar falls in love with a veiled woman and is unable to get her out of his mind. En route to Lucknow, they meet with Nawab Buland Akhtar Changezi, and subsequently meet with him a few days later so that he can use his influence to secure an editor's job for Anwar with a magazine. Nawab then asks Anwar to teach his sister, Husna, some poetry, to which he agrees, and eventually finds that she is the very same veiled woman. Both fall in love with each other and the Nawab approves of this alliance even though Anwar lives a poor lifestyle. The formal engagement ceremony takes place and arrangements are made for the wedding to take place soon. The heavily indebted Nawab does not realize that soon he will find Anwar in the company of a lowly courtesan, Najma; and pressure will be brought on him to get Husna to marry wealthy Munne Raja - who is all set to auction the former's mansion as well as belongings.

Awards and Nominations -

National Film Awards

1963: Certificate of Merit for the Second Best Feature Film in Hindi

Filmfare Awards

Filmfare Best Art Direction Award-Sudhendu Roy

Filmfare Nomination for Best Supporting Actor-Johnny Walker

Filmfare Nomination for Best Supporting Actress-Ameeta

Filmfare Nomination for Best Supporting Actress-Nimmi

Filmfare Nomination for Best Music Director-Naushad

Filmfare Nomination for Best Lyricist-Shakeel Badayuni for the song "Mere Mehboob Tujhe Mere"

Filmfare Nomination for Best Playback Singer-Mohd. Rafi for the song "Mere Mehboob Tujhe Mere"

Music -

The soundtrack for the movie was composed by Naushad and lyrics penned by Shakeel Badayuni. The soundtrack consists of 9 songs, featuring vocals by Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle. The song Mere Mehboob Tujhe became very much popular upon release. The song composed on raga Jhinjhoti, was later slightly adapted into Malayalam by M. S. Baburaj, to give two all-time classic songs, "Thamasamenthe Varuvaan" (from Bhargavi Nilayam) and "Pranasakhi Njan Verumoru" (from Pareeksha).[4] These songs were selected by Naushad as one of the few of his favourite songs when he visited Baburaj Music Academy in 1988.

Record Details

Title

Mere Mehboob - 3AEX 5028

Star Cast

Ashok Kumar, Rajendra Kumar,Sadhana, Nimmi, Johny Walker, Pran, Sunder, Ameeta, Malika, Mumtaz Begum & Praveen Paul

Singer

Mohd. Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar & Asha Bhosle

Director

Harnam Singh Rawail

Producer

Harnam Singh Rawail

Music

Naushad

Lyrics

Shakeel Badayuni

Releasing Year

1963

Genre

Original Soundtrack

Language

Hindi

Label

Odeon

Made In

India

Manufacture

The Gramophone Company Of India Limited

Serial No

3AEX 5028

Side One

  • Mere Mehboob Tujhe

Mohd. Rafi

  • Mere Mehboob Men Kya Nahin

Lata Mangeshkar & Asha Bhosle

  • Aye Husn Zara Jag

Mohd. Rafi

  • Allah Bachaye Naujawano Se

Lata Mangeshkar & Chorus

Side Two

  • Mere Mehboob Tujhe

Lata Mangeshkar

  • Tere Pyar Men Dildar

Lata Mangeshkar

  • Tum Se Izhare Hal

Mohd. Rafi

  • Jane Man Ek Nazar Dekh Le

Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle & Chorus

  • Yad Men Teri

Lata Mangeshkar & Mohd. Rafi

Specification

Size

12 Inches

Speed

33 RPM

Record Condition

80-85%

Cover Condition

Excellent (Reprinted)

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