FILM SONGS IN RAG BHIMPALASI

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General Discussion of Bhimpalasi


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Aa Neele Gagan Tale Pyar
Film - Badshah
Year - 1956
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Dadra
Music Director(s) - Shankar / Jaikishan
Singer(s) - Lata Mangeshkar, Hemant Kumar
Links -
Lyrics - http://hindilyrics.go4bollywood.com/aa-nile-gagan-ke-tale_980.html
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Comments - This is a pretty good example of Bhimpalasi


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Ae Ajnabi Tu Bhii Kabhi Aawaz De Kahiin Se
Film - Dil Se
Year - 1998
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Kaherava
Music Director(s) - A.R. Rahman
Singer(s) -
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Comments - If you really want to get the idea of Bhimpalasi, this should NOT be your first choice


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Aaj Mere Man Sakhi Bansuri Bajaye Koi
Film - Aan
Year - 1952
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Dadra
Music Director(s) - Naushad
Singer(s) - Lata Mangeshkar and chorus
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Bina Madhur Madhur Kachhu Bol
Film - Ram Rajya
Year - 1943
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Kaherava
Music Director(s) - Shanker Rao Vyas
Singer(s) - Saraswati Rane
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Comments - Pretty good example of Bhimpalasi


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Dil Ke Tukade Tukkade
Film - Dada
Year - 1979
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Kaherava
Music Director(s) - Jugal Kishore
Singer(s) - Yesudas
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Lyrics - http://www.geetmanjusha.com/hindi/lyrics/english/615.html
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Dil Mein Tujhe Bithake
Film - Fakira
Year - 1976
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Kaherava
Music Director(s) - Ravindra Jain
Singer(s) - Lata Mangeshkar
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Duniya Se Ji Ghabra Gaya
Film - Lailaa Majnu
Year - 1953
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Kaherava
Music Director(s) - Gulam Mohammed
Singer(s) - Talat Mehmood, Lata Mangeshkar
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Eli Re Eli
Film - Yaadein
Year - 2001
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Kaherava
Music Director(s) - Anu Malik
Singer(s) - Alka Yagnik, Hema Sardesai & Kavita Krishnamurthy
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Comments - There is a bit of mixing of rags here, but by Bollywood standards it adheres fairly closely to Bhimpalasi


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Eri Main To Premdivani
Film - Naubahar
Year - 1952
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Kaherava
Music Director(s) - Roshan
Singer(s) - Lata Mangeshkar
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Comments - This is a pretty good example of Bhimpalasi.  There is a little bit of mixing of rags here but not much by filmi standards.  This song should not be confused with Ravi Shankar's song with the same name


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Hai Chaand Sitaaron Men Chamak Tere Badan Ki
Film - (non-film song)
Year -
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal -Kaherava
Music Director(s) -
Singer(s) - Ahmed Hussain & Mohmad Hussain
Links - a ghazal
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Comments - This is a pretty good example of Bhimpalasi.  There is a bit of mixing of other rags in the antara.


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Jhanakar Payala Ki Tose Binati Kare<
Film - Naag Devata
Year - 1962
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Jhaptal, Kaherava, & fast Tintal
Music Director(s) - S.N. Tripathi
Singer(s) -
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Kehta Hai Mera Yeh Dil
Film - Jeans
Year - 1997
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Kaherava
Music Director(s) - A R Rahman
Singer(s) - Kavita Krishnamurthy
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Khanabadosh
Film - London Dreams
Year - 2009
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Kaherava
Music Director(s) - Shankar, Ehsaan & Loy
Singer(s) - Mohan
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Khilate Hain Gul Yahan
Film - Sharmilee
Year - 1971
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Dadra
Music Director(s) - S.D. Burman
Singer(s) - Kishore Kumar
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Lyrics - http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~navin/india/songs/isongs/3/303.html
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Kismat Se Tum Ham Ko Mile Ho
Film - Pukar
Year - 1999
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Kaherava
Music Director(s) - A R Rahman
Singer(s) - Sonu Nigam, Anuradha Paudwal
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Comments - This is a surprisingly good example of Bhimpalasi.  There is only slight mixing of non-Bhimpalasi elements


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Kuch Dil Ne Kaha
Film - Anupama
Year - 1966
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Kaherava
Music Director(s) - Hemant Kumar
Singer(s) - Lata Mangeshkar
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Lyrics - http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~navin/india/songs/isongs/8/857.html
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Maine Chand Aur Sitaron Ki
Film - Chandrakanta
Year - 1956
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Dadra
Music Director(s) - N. Datta
Singer(s) - Mohd. Rafi
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Lyrics - http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~navin/india/songs/isongs/7/791.html
Video -

Comments - Not a bad example of Bhimpalasi


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Main Garibon Ka Dil
Film - Abe-Hayaat
Year - 1955
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Kaherava
Music Director(s) - Sardar Mallik
Singer(s) - Hemant Kumar
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Man Mor Hua Matavala
Film - Afsar
Year - 1948
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Kaherava
Music Director(s) - S.D. Burman
Singer(s) - Suraiyya
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Comments - This is an OK example of Bhimpalasi, but there is a bit of divergence from standard Bhimpalasi in some places.


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Masoom Chehra
Film - Dil Tera Diwana
Year - 1962
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Jhaptal
Music Director(s) - Shankar, Jaikishan
Singer(s) - Mohd. Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar
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Comments - This is a very good example of Bhimpalasi


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Mere Man Ka Bavara Panchhi
Film - Amardeep
Year - 1958
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Kaherava
Music Director(s) - C. Ramchandra
Singer(s) - Lata Mangeshkar
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Naghma-O-Sher Ki Saughaat
Film - ghazal
Year - 1964
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Dadra
Music Director(s) - Madan Mohan
Singer(s) - Lata Mangeshkar
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Lyrics - http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~navin/india/songs/isongs/2/218.html
Video -

Comments - Not a bad example of Bhimpalasi


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Nainon Men Badra Chhaye
Film - Mera Saaya
Year - 1966
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Kaherava
Music Director(s) - Madan Mohan
Singer(s) - Lata Mangeshkar
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Lyrics - http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~navin/india/songs/isongs/1/186.html

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Comments - This is really a pretty good example of Bhimpalasi


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O Beqarar Dil
Film - Khora
Year - 1964
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Dadra
Music Director(s) - Hemant Kumar
Singer(s) - Lata Mangeshkar
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Comments - This is not really a good example of Bhimpalasi due to a bit of mixing of other rags.


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O Nirdai Pritam
Film - Stree
Year - 1961
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Kaherava
Music Director(s) - C. Ramchandra
Singer(s) - Lata Mangeshkar
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Lyrics - http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~navin/india/songs/isongs/11/1166.html
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Comments - This is a fairly decent example of Bhimpalalsi.  It is certainly on the lighter side, and there is a touch of mixing here and there, but C. Ramchandra shows a surprising restraint for a film song.


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Samay O Dhire Chalo
Film - Rudaali
Year - 1993
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Kaherava
Music Director(s) - Bhupen Hazarika
Singer(s) - Asha Bhosle
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Lyrics - http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~navin/india/songs/isongs/5/537.html
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Comments - This is an excellent example of Bhimpalasi.  Although the arrangement tends toward the contemporary side, this is a remarkably chaste interpretation.


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Tere Sadke Balama
Film - Amar
Year - 1954
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Dadra
Music Director(s) - Naushad
Singer(s) - Lata Mangeshkar
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Lyrics - http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~navin/india/songs/isongs/additions/N8132.html
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Comments - This is an excellent example of Bhimpalasi.  There is very little mixing of other rags here.


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Tu Hai Phool Mere Gulshan Ka
Film - Phool Mere Gulshan Ka
Year - 1974
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Kaherava
Music Director(s) - M. Ashraf
Singer(s) - Mala
Comments - This is from an old Pakistani film.  It is truly a good example of Bhimpalasi
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Comments - The main melody is really a fairly decent example of Bhimpalasi.  However, some of the interludes stray a bit.  The biggest offender is actually the way that the chords were laid in the background.


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Tum Mile Dil Khile
Film - Criminal
Year - 1992
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Kaherava
Music Director(s) - M.M. Karim
Singer(s) - Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik
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Tumhi Ne Mujhko Prem Sikhya
Film - Manmohan
Year - 1936
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Tintal
Music Director(s) - Ashok Ghosh
Singer(s) - Surendra, Bibbo
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Ye Na Thi Hamri Kismat
Film - Non Film Spng
Year -
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Kaherava
Music Director(s) -
Singer(s) - Begum Akhtar
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Yeh Aaine Se Akele Men Guftagu Kya Hai
Film - (non-film song)
Year -
Rag - Bhimpalasi
Tal - Kaherava
Music Director(s) -
Singer(s) - Hariharan
Links - a ghazal from Hariharan's album 'Kaash'
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Zindagi Men To Sabhi Pyar Kiya Karte Hai
Film - Azmat
Year -
Rag -
Tal - Dadra
Music Director(s) -
Singer(s) - Mehdi Hassan
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Lyrics - http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~navin/india/songs/i/songs/additions/N9090.html
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Comments - This is not a bad example of Bhimpalasi


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