Raag Durga

Durga

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Raag Description: This is a very popular nocturnal melody which is also very sweet to listen to. रे रे म रे ; , ध , ध सा clarifies the Raag format. Though originally from South Indian Classical Music, this Raag is equally suitable for Hindustani Classical Music style. Khayals and Bandishen and very nicely composed and people practically sway and dance to the melodic compositions. Pancham should not be a resting note in Avroh.

Notations (स्वर)

Gandhar and Nishad Varjya. Rest all Shuddha Swaras.

जाति

औढव - औढव (Pentatonic - Pentatonic)

थाट (Scale)

बिलावल (C, D, E, F, G, A, B, C')

आरोह (Ascending) :

सा रे म प ध सा' (C D F G A C')

अवरोह (Descending ):

सा' ध प म रे सा (C' A G F D C )

वादी (Sonant) -- मध्यम (F)

संवादी (Consonant) – षड्ज (C)

पकड (Group of Notes)

सा ध प म ध म रे सा

C A F G A F D C

Moods: soothing atmosphere which is neither very deep nor very playful.

Time : Midnight

Raag Durga Based Hindi Movie Songs

  • Chanda Re Mori Patiya Le Ja – Banjaarin
  • Door Desh Ka – Jawab
  • Geet Gaya Pattharon Ne – Title
  • Hum Intezaar Karenge - Bahu Begum
  • Jaane Wale O Mere - Geet Gaya Pattharon Ne
  • Khet Ko Mooli Baag - Achhuut Kanya
  • Sason Ke Taar Par - Geet Gaya Pattharon Ne   
  • Tu Is Tarah Se Meri - Aap Toh Aise Na The

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Raag Kirwani

Kirwani

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Raga Description: Raga Kirwani is a south Indian raga, assumed to have originated from the Carnatic system of music. Songs in Kirwani raga have a melancholy, heart-rending and sentimental feel. It is a harmonic minor raga with moods of love, devotion and sadness. This Raag is used in instrumental music very often. This Raag is very playful in nature so it is used in Thumri style compositions and also in movie music.

Notations (स्वर)

Gandhar, Dhaivat Komal. Rest all Shuddha Swaras.

जाति

संपूर्ण - संपूर्ण (Heptatonic - Heptatonic)

थाट(Scale)

Not Defined

आरोह (Ascending) :

सा रे म प नि सा' (C D D# F G G# B C)

अवरोह (Descending ):

सा' नि प म रे सा (C B G# G F D# D C)

वादी (Sonant) -- पंचम (G)

संवादी (Consonant) -- षड्ज (C)

पकड़ (Group of Notes)

- प - रे -- सा रे ---, रे -- म प

G# G D D# --C D ---, D—D# F G G# G

Time: Midnight

Raag  Kirwani  Based Hindi Movie Songs

  • Aaj Kal Yaad Kuchh Aur – Nagina
  • Aane Wala Pal Janewala - Gol Maal
  • Aayi Jhum Jhum Raat Ye Suhani - Love Marriage
  • Ae Malik Tere Bandhe Hum - Do Ank Barah Haath
  • Ankhonse Hai Utari - Phir Wohi Dil Laaya Hoon
  • Beqaraar Dil Tu - Dur Ka Raahi
  • Be-Sabab Baat Badhane Ki Zaroorat Kya Hai  – Jagjit Singh
  • Chirag Dil Ka Jalao – Chirag
  • Dukhi Man Mere – Fantoosh
  • E Husn-E-Beparvah Tujhe- Ghulam Ali
  • Ek Pardesi Mera Dil Lagaya – Phagun
  • Ek Radha Ek Meera - Ram Teri Ganga Maili
  • Geet Gata Hun Mai - Laal Pathhar
  • Mai Pyar ka Rahi - Ek Musafir Ek Hasina
  • Main Kahin Kavi Na Ban Jaun - Pyar Hi Pyar
  • Mera Dil Ye Pukare Aaja – Nagin
  • Meri Bheegi-Bheegi Si – Anamika
  • Nind Na Mujhako Aaye - Post Box No. 999
  • Para Para Hua– Ghulam Ali
  • Pukarta Chala Hun Main  - Mere Sanam
  • Rim Jhim Gire Sawan – Manzil
  • Shola Tha Jal Bujha Hun – Mehandi Hassan
  • Tose Naina Laage – Anwar
  • Tu Hawan – Fiza
  • Tu Pyaar Ka Sagar Hai – Seema
  • Tum Bhi Chalo Hum Bhi – Zamin
  • Tum Bin Jaun Kahan - Pyar Ka Mausam
  • Tumhara Pyaar Chahiye – Shiksha
  • Tumhi Mere Mit Ho - Pyase Panchhi
  • Yaad Na Jaye Beete Dino Ki - Dil Ek Mandir
  • Yeh Raat Bheegi - Chori Chori
  • Yeh Ratein Ye Mausam - Delhi Ka Thug
  • Yeh Sama  - Jab Jab Phool Khile

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Raag Miyan ki Malhar

Miyan ki Malhar

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Raga Description: This is a very melodious raga. This Raag is also referred to as 'Miya Malhar' since it was a wonderful creation by Sangeet Samrat Miya Tansen. The combinations of the melody can really ape the vagaries of nature in the thunder of clouds and the rain torrents falling from sky onto the earth.

जाति

सम्पूर्ण - षाढव वक्र

थाट(Scale)

काफी (C, D, D#,F, G, A, A#, C')

आरोह (Ascending) :

रे म रे सा, म रे, प, नि ध नि सा' (D F D C, F D, G, A# A B C)

अवरोह (Descending ):

सा' नि प म प म, रे सा (C A# G F G D# F, D C)

वादी -- – मध्यम (F)

संवादी -- षड्ज (C)

पकड (Group of Notes)

सा रे प म रे सा, नि' ध' नि' सा'

C D G D# F D C, A# A B C

Time : Any Time in Mansoon

Raag Miyan ki Malhar Based Hindi Movie Songs

  • Baraso re - Tansen (1942)
  • Bol Re Papihara – Guddi
  • Mohammed Shah Rangeele - Nadir Shah
  • Badal Dekh Dari – Meera
  • Badal Ghumad – Saaz
  • Na Na Na Barso Badal - Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan
  • Nach Mere Mor - Tere Dwar Khada Bhagwan

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Raag Bageshree

Bageshree

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Raag Description: Raga Bageshri / Bageshree is a popular raga in North Indian music. There are several names besides Bageshree for this Raag like: Bagesari, Bageshwari, Vageshwari etc. and also there is couple of options for Aaroh and Avroh. According to some maestros, Rishabh and Pancham should be Varjya in Aaroh, which makes it Audhav-Sampurna. It depicts the emotions of pratiksha or waiting of a lover. This raga highlights and emphasizes the ma swara.

Notations (स्वर)

Pancham Varjya in Aaroh, Gandhar and Nishad Komal. Rest All Shuddha Swaras.

जाति

षाढव - सम्पूर्ण वक्र (Hexatonic - Sampurna Vakra)

थाट (Scale)

काफी (C, D, D#,F, G, A, A#, C')

आरोह (Ascending) :

सा म म ध नि सा' (C F D# F A A# C')

अवरोह (Descending ):

सा' नि ध म रे सा (C A# A FD# FD# D C )

वादी (Sonant) -- मध्यम (F)

संवादी (Consonant) – षड्ज (C)

पकड (Group of Notes)

म ध नि ध ग म रे सा

F A A# A D# FD# D C

Moods: Romance, Love-play, playing hard to get, Pratiksha

Time – Midnight

Raag  Bageshri  Based Hindi Movie Songs

  • Aaja Ke Intezaar Main – Halaku
  • Aapko Bhool Jaaye Hum - Chitra Singh
  • Aapse Kya Gila - Chitra Singh
  • Aaye Bahaar Banke Lubhakar – Rajahath
  • Aja Re Paradesi – Madhumati
  • Bedardi Dagabaz Ja  - Bluff Master
  • Chah Barbad Karegi - Shah Jahan
  • Chaman Men Rang-E-Bahar – Ghulam Ali
  • Chhalak Rahi Bunden
  • Dilki Baat Labope – Mehandi Hassan
  • Divane Tum Divane Hum
  • Dur Rahkar Na Karo Baat – Amaanat
  • Ek Naye Modpe - Mehandi Hassan
  • Ghadi Ghadi Mera Dil Dhadke – Madhumati
  • Ham Bane Tum Bane - El Duje Ke Liye
  • Hamse Aya Na Gaya - Dekh Kabir Roya
  • Insaan Ka Insaan Se Ho Bhaichaara
  • Ja Re  Beiman Tujhe Jan Liya
  • Jag Dard-E-Ishq Jag  - Anarkali
  • Jao Jao Nand Ke Lala – Rangoli
  • Jeevan Se Bhari Teri Aankhen  - Safar
  • Kaise Kaise Log - Mehandi Hassan
  • Poochhta Jaa Mere Marghat se Guzarne Waley - Ghulam Ali
  • Radha Na Bole Na Bole  - Azad
  • Seene Main Jalan – Gaman
  • Shubh Ghadi Ai Re
  • Teri Pyari Pyari Surat Ko – Sasural

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Raag Yaman

Yaman

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Raga Description: This Raga is rendered at the time when lights are put on. Its original name is Raag Kalyan and only during the Mughal's rule the name Yaman was introduced and became current. Aaroh with Nishad (N) is preferred and heightens the beauty of this melody. Some modernists consider Yaman, Yaman-Kalyan, and Kalyan to be one raga and only traditionalists consider these as three distinct ragas.

Notations (स्वर)

Madhyam Teevra. Rest all Shuddha Swaras.

जाति

सम्पूर्ण - सम्पूर्ण (Heptatonic – Heptatonic )

थाट(Scale)

कल्याण (C, D, E, F#,G, A, B, C')

आरोह (Ascending) :

नि रे ग - तीव्र मध्यम ध नि सा' (B D E F A B C)

अवरोह (Descending ):

सा' नि ध प म (तीव्र मध्यम) (तीव्र मध्यम) ग रे सा (C B A G F E F E D C)

वादी -- गंधार (E)

संवादी -- निषाद (B)

पकड़ (Group of Notes)

नि रे ग, सा, प म (तीव्र मध्यम) ग रे सा

B D E, C, G F E D C

Moods: Bhakti, Gambhir, Shringar, Serene, Haunting

Time (प्रहर):

First Half of the night

Raga Yaman Based Hindi Movie Songs

  • Aaeena Mujhse Meri Pahali See Surat Mange – Talataziz
  • Aaj Jaane Ki Zid Naa Karo - Farida Khanum
  • Aapke Anurodh Pe – Anurodh
  • Abhi Na Jao - Hum Dono
  • Ansoo Bhari Hai Ye Jivanki – Parvarish
  • Bhuli Hui Yaden, Mujhe Itna Na Satao – Sanjog
  • Biti Na Bitai Raina – Parichay
  • Chandan Sa - Saraswati Chandra
  • Chhupa Lo Yun Dil Mein Pyaar – Mamta
  • Dil Jo Na Kahe - Bheegi Raat
  • Din Dhal Jaaye Teri Yaad Na – Guide
  • Do Naina Ek Kahani – Masoom
  • Do Naina Matavale l - My Sister
  • Ehsaan Tera Hoga Mujh – Junglee
  • Eri Aali Piya - Raag Rang
  • Ghar Se Nikalte - Papa Kehte Hain.
  • Har Ek Baat Pe – Lata
  • Honthon Se Chulo Tum – Premgeet
  • Huzur Is Kadar Bhi Na Itara Ke Chaliye – Masoom
  • Inhi Logone Le Lina Dupatta – Pakeezah
  • Is Mod Se Jate – Aandhi
  • Ja Re Badra Bairi Ja Re Ja – Bahana
  • Jab Dip Jale - Chit Chor
  • Jal Bhi Chuke Parvane – Mehadi Hasan
  • Jane Kya Soch Kar Nahi Guzra – Kinara
  • Jhumka Gira Re  - Mera Saya
  • Jiya Le Gayo Ji Mora – Anpadh
  • Kabhi Kisi Ko Mukammal - Ahista Ahista
  • Karoge Yaad To – Bazaar
  • Kuch Na Kaho - 1942,Love Story 
  • Lagta Nahin Hai Dil - Laal Quila
  • Main Kya Janun Kya Jadu Hai – Zindagi
  • Man Re Tu Kahe Na Dhir – Chitralekha
  • Mausam Hai – Pakeezah
  • Mera Sundar Sapna Beet - Do Bhai
  • Mera To Job Hi Kadam Hai – Dosti
  • Mere Hamsafar Mere – Refugee
  • Mile Na Phool Kanto Se Dosti - Anokhee Raat
  • Nigahen Milaneko Ji Chahata  - Dil Hi To Hai
  • Nuktacheen Hai Gham-E-Dil - Mirza Ghalib
  • Pan Khaye Saiyan Hamaro - Teesri Kasam
  • Ranjish Hi – Mehandi Hassan
  • Re Man Surmen - Lal Patthar
  • Sagar Kinare Yeh Dil – Sagar
  • Saranga Teri Yaad Mein – Saaranga
  • Shola Hun Bhadakne Ki Gujarish – Jagjit Singh
  • Sochenge Tumhe Pyar Kare Ki – Deewana
  • Sochte Aur Jaagte Sansonka Ek – Ghulam Ali
  • Tum Dil Ki Dhadkan Main Rahte Ho – Dhadkan
  • Tum Gagan ke Chandrama - Sati Savitri
  • Who Jab Yaad Aaye Bahut Yaad – Parasmani
  • Woh Sham Kuchh Ajib Thi – Khamoshi
  • Yeh Duniya Aar Mil Bhi Jaaye To Kya Hai – Pyasa
  • Yeh Mera Deewanapan – Yahudi
  • Yeh Zameen Chaand Se - Umrao Jaan
  • Yun Hasraton Ki – Adalat
  • Zara Si Aahat Hoti Hai – Haqueeqat
  • Zindagi Bhar Nahi Bulegi - Barsaat Ki Raat
  • Zindagi Ka Safar Hai Yeh Kaisa – Safar

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Raag Pilu

Pilu

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Raga Description: Raag Pilu, P, N S g ; g R S ,N ; ,N S - are the Raag Vachak notes. In this Raag nyas on Komal Gandhar and Shuddha Nishad of Mandra Saptak, at once creates the Raag mood. In this Raag Komal Nishad is used with Shuddha Dhaivat and Shuddha Nishad is used with Komal Dhaivat. The mood of this Raag is light and thus apt for Thumri and Bhajans. This Raag is full of devotion and piety. This Raag is expandable in Mandra and Madhya Octaves.

Notations (स्वर)

Rishabh, Dhaivat Varjya in Aaroh. Both Gandhars, Both Dhaivats and Both Nishads. Rest all Shuddha Swaras.

जाति

औढव-संपूर्ण (Pentatonic-Sampoorna)

थाट(Scale)

काफी (C, D, D#,F, G, A, A#, C')

आरोह (Ascending) :

सा रे प म नि ध प सा' (C D D# F G G# G A# A G C)

अवरोह (Descending ):

नि ध प म ग नि सा (A# A G F E B C)

वादी -- गंधार (E)

संवादी -- निषाद (B)

पकड़ (Group of Notes)

नि सा

D# F G# G D# A# C

Time : Evening

Raag Pilu Based Hindi Movie Songs

  • Aadmi Aadmi Ko Kya – Jagjit Singh
  • Aaj Ki Raat Badi Shokh Badi Natkhat Hai - Nai Umar Ki Nai Fasal
  • Aapke Pehlu Main Akar Ro Diye - Mera Saaya
  • Ab Ke Baras Bhejo Bhaiya Ko Babul – Bandini
  • Ae Meri Johara Zabeen – Waqt
  • Ajahun Na Aye Balma - Sanjh Aur Savera
  • Allah Megh De Pani De – Guide
  • Apni Kaho Kuchh Meri Suno – Parchhai
  • Bachpan Ke Din Bula Na Dena – Sujata
  • Badi Der Bhayi  Kab Loge Khabar - Basant Bahar
  • Baharon Ne Mera Chaman Loot Kar – Devar
  • Banwari Re Jeene Ka Sahara - Ek Phool Char Kaante
  • Chaahat Des Se Aane Waale – Pankaj Udhas 
  • Chandan Ka Palna Reshamki Dori – Shabab
  • Chura Liya Hai Tumne Jo Dil Ko - Yaadon Ki Baraat
  • De De Pyaar De – Sharabi
  • Dhadakate Dil Ki Tamanna – Shama
  • Dheere Se Aaja Ri Akhiyan – Albela
  • Dhoondho Dhoondho Re - Ganga Jamuna
  • Din Sara Guzara Tore – Junglee
  • Ghanan Ghanan – Lagaan
  • Guncha-E-Shauq Lagaa Hai Khilne – Mehandi Hassan
  • Hai Hai Rasiya Tu Bada Bedardi - Dil Diya Dard Liya
  • Jaiye Aap Kahan Jayenge - Mere Sanam
  • Jhoole Mein Pavanki Ayi Bahar - Baiju Bawra
  • Kabhi Aar Kabhi Paar Laaga - Aar Paar
  • Kahe Gumana Kare – Tansen
  • Kaise Chhupaau  - Mehandi Hassan
  • Kali Ghata Chhaye Mora – Sujata
  • Kaun Gali Gaye Shyam – Pakeezah
  • Lo Aa Gayi Unki - Do Badan
  • Main Ka Karun Ram – Sangam
  • Main Soya Akhiyan – Phagun
  • Maine Rang Lee Aaj Chunariya - Dulhan Ek Raat Ki
  • Maine Shayad Tumhe  - Barsaat Ki Raat
  • Mainu Ishq Lag Gaya - Dil Hai Ke Maanta Nahin
  • Mera Pyar Bhi Tu Hai – Saathi
  • Mere Angane Main Tumhara Kya – Lawaris
  • More Kanha Jo Aaye Palat Ke - Zardari Begum
  • More Sainya Ji - Uran Khatola
  • Murali Bairan Bhayi Re Kanhaiya - New Delhi
  • Na Jao Saiyan Chhuda Ke - Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam
  • Na Jhatako Zulfse – Shahnai
  • Na Manu Na Manu - Ganga Jamuna
  • Nadiya Kinare Harayee Aayee Kangna – Abhiman
  • Pardesiyon Se Na - Jab Jab Phool Khile
  • Pi Ke Ghar Aaj Pyari Dulhaniya Chali - Mother India
  • Piya Piya Na Lage Mora Jiya – Phagun
  • Saari Saari Raat Teri Yaad Sataye - Aji Bas Shukriya
  • Saathi Haath - Naya Daur
  • Sach Kehti Hai Duniya - Ishq Pe Jor Nahin
  • Sur Na Saje Kya Gaaon Main - Basant Bahar
  • Surmayi Akhiyon mein – Sadma
  • Tere Bin Soone Nayan Hamare - Meri Soorat Teri Aankhein
  • Tu Jo Mere Sur Main – Chitchor
  • Ude Jab Jab Zulfen Teri - Naya Daur
  • Vikal Mora – Mamta

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Raag Darbari

Darbari

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Raga Description: The Raag Darbari , said to be created by Miya Tansen, in the royal court, or darbar, of Akbar and hence given the name "darbari". Results in a sweet and heavy atmosphere. Raga Darbari, also called Darbari Kanhada/Kanada, this is one of the most melodious ragas in Hindustani music. In this Raag, Gandhar and Dhaivat are the two prominent notes which have oscillating character. In Aaroh, Gandhar is rendered with a Kan of Rishabh and Dhaivat is rendered with a Kan of Pancham. Whereas in Avroh, Gandhar is rendered with a Kan of Madhyam and Dhaivat with Kan of Nishad.

Notations (स्वर)

Gandhar, Dhaivat and Nishad Komal. Rest all Shuddha Swaras.

जाति

सम्पूर्ण - सम्पूर्ण वक्र (Sampurna – Sampoorna Vakra)

थाट(Scale)

आसावरी (C, D, D#, F, G, G#,A#,C' )

आरोह (Ascending) :

नि सा, रे रे सा , म प, , नि सा' (A# C, D D# D C, F G, G#, A# C)

अवरोह (Descending ):

सा', , नि, प, म प, ग, म रे सा (C, G#, A#, G, F G, D#, F D C)

पकड़ (Group of Notes)

ग रे रे, सा, नि सा रे सा

D# D D, C, G# A# C D C

वादी (Sonant) -- रिषभ (D)

संवादी (Consonant ) – पंचम (G)

Time – Midnight

Raag Darbari Based Hindi Movie Songs

  • Aap Ki Nazaron Ne Samajha – Anpadh
  • Ab Kahan Jayen Ham – Ujala
  • Ab Meri Vinti Suno Bhagwaan – Taj
  • Ae Dil Mujhe Aisi Jagah Le Chal – Arzoo
  • Agar Mujhse Muhobbat Hai  - Aap Ki Parchhaiyan
  • Basti Basti Parabat Parabat - Railway Platform
  • Chandi Ki Deewar Na Todi – Vishwas
  • Daiya Re Daiya Laj Mohe Lage – Leader
  • Dekha Hai Pehli Baar – Saajan
  • Denewale Mujhe Maujon Ki  – Jagjit Singh
  • Dil Jalta Hai To Jalne Do - Pehli Nazar
  • Ghoonghat Ke Pat Khol Re  - Jogan
  • Guzre Hai Aaj Ishq Mein - Dil Diya Dard Liya
  • Hangama Hai Kyon Barpa – Ghulam Ali
  • Hum Tum Se Juda Ho Ke - Ek Sapera Ek Lutera
  • Hum Tumse Muhabbat – Awara
  • Jay Radha Madhav - Jagjit Singh
  • Jhanak Jhanak Tore Baje Payaliya - Mere Huzoor
  • Jiya Jale, Jan Jale - Dil Se
  • Jo Chala Gaya Usse Bhool Ja – Saathi
  • Jogi Aaya - Black And White
  • Kabhi Dil Dil Se Takarata To Hoga  - Anokhi Adha
  • Kitna Hasin Hai Mausam – Azad
  • Koi Matwala Ayaa More Dware - Love In Tokyo
  • Ku Ba Ku Phail Gayi – Mehadi Hassan
  • Main Nigahen Tere Chahre Se - Aap Ki Parchaiyan
  • Mein Tere Darpe Ayaa Hun - Laila Majnu
  • Mere Mehboob Shayad Aaj Kuchh  - Kitne Paas Kitne Door
  • Meri Duniya Badal Gayi  - Babul
  • Mitwa Laut Ayo Re - Sangeet Samrat Tansen
  • Mohabbat Ki Jhuti Kahani Pe - Mughal-E-Azam
  • Mujhe Tum Se Kuchh Bhi Na Chahiye – Kanhaiya
  • Nain Hin Ko Raah Dikha Prabhu - Bhagat Surdas
  • Nain Se Nain Milaye Rakhne – Waada
  • O Duniya Ke Rakhwale - Baiju Bawra
  • Pag Ghungroo Bandh - Namak Halal
  • Pyaar Ki Aag Mein Tanbadan – Ziddi
  • Radhike Tune Bansuri Churayi  - Beti Bete
  • Raha Gardishon Main Hardam - Do Badan
  • Sarfaroshi Kitamanna  - Shaheed
  • Satyam Shivam Sundaram  - Title 
  • Suhani Chandni Ratein – Mukti
  • Sunate Hain Ke Mil Jaati Hai – Jagjit Singh
  • Teri Duniya Mein Dil Lagta Nahin - Baware Nain
  • Tora Man Darpan – Kaajal
  • Tu Jo Nahin Hai To Kuch Bhi Nahin - Wo Lamhe
  • Tu Pyaar Ka Sagar – Seema
  • Tumhe Zindagi Ke Ujale – Poornima
  • Tumse Ghar Ghar - Bhabhi Ki Chudiyaan
  • Tute Hue Khwabon – Madhumati
  • Ud Ja Bhanwar Maya Kamal Ka - Rani Roopmati

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