A Peek Into Some Nutan Songs On The Legend’s 82nd Birthday

It has been so many years since the legendary Bollywood actress Nutan passed away but she is still celebrated for her grace, gentleness and ethereal charm. She started her glorious career in films at the mere age of 14. Yesterday was the great actress’ 82nd birth anniversary, so we thought we’ll write a blog about a few of her well-known songs.

O Nigahe Mastana (1957)

Dev Anand And Nutan

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Music: S.D. Burman

Lyrics: Majrooh Sultanpuri

Singers: Asha Bhosle, Kishore Kumar

Movie: Paying Guest

“Ooo Nigahe Mastana, Dekh Sama Hai Suhana, Tir Dil Pe Chala Ke, Ha Zara Jhuk Jaana O Ho” is a serene and soothing song from the 1957 movie “Paying Guest”. The way Nutan and Dev Anand express themselves on the full moon night through their eyes and smiles will leave you enchanted. Hats off to S.D Burman and Majrooh Sultanpuri for the brilliant music and the magical lyrics.


Chod Do Aanchal (1957)

Chodd Do Aanchal Song

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Music: S.D Burman

Lyrics: Majrooh Sultanpuri

Singers: Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle

Movie: Paying Guest

This one’s a mesmerising, all-time favourite melody from the 1957 film “Paying Guest”. Many of us must have heard this song time and again, but we might not be knowing that Nutan and Dev Anand starred in the original song. Asha Bhosle and Kishore Kumar bring out the playfulness and light-hearted mood of the song with Asha adding some exclamatory words like Aah!.


Ye Raatein Ye Mausam (1958)

Ye Raatein Ye Mausam Gaana

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Music: Ravi

Lyrics: Shailendra

Singers: Asha Bhosle, Kishore Kumar

Movie: Dilli Ka Thug

Ye Raatein, Ye Mausam, Nadi Ka Kinara, Ye Chanchal Hawa”, is a delightfully captivating song from the 1958 comedy movie, “Dilli Ka Thug” starring Kishore Kumar, Nutan, Madan Puri and Iftekhar. Nutan’s sparkling glances and Kishore trying to woo Nutan with a song sung in his own voice, make this serene and peaceful track this awesome.


Dil Ka Bhanwar Kare Pukar (1963)

Dil Ka Bhanwar Kare Pukar

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Music: S.D Burman

Lyrics: Hasrat Jaipuri

Singer: Mohammed Rafi

Movie: Tere Ghar Ke Samne

Can there be anything sweeter and more playful than this heart touching song from the classic 1963 film “Tere Ghar Ke Samne” starring Nutan and Dev Anand? This song was shot inside the premises of Qutub Minar. During that time, people could climb up the stairs inside the Minar. Later climbing through those stairs got banned because of some accident. Dev and Nutan gave their best performances for this mind-blowing song.


Sawan Ka Mahina Pawan Kare Shor (1967)

Sawan Ka Mahina Pawan Kare Shor

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Music: Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics: Anand Bakshi

Singers: Lata Mangeshkar, Mukesh

Movie: Milan

We have all grown up learning this mesmerising song in our school music classes. “Sawan Ka Mahina Pawan Kare Shor, Jiyara Re Jhoome Aise, Jaise Banama Naache Mor”, these lively lyrics expressing a person’s feelings during the peak monsoon season, penned down by Laxmikant Pyarelal will actually make you dance your heart out like a peacock. It is picturized on Nutan and Sunil Dutt who are shown travelling across the river on a boat while they sing this mellifluous number.


Chandan Sa Badan (1968)

Chandan Sa Badan Song

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Music: Kalyanji Anandji

Lyrics: Indivar

Singers: Lata Mangeshkar, Mukesh

Movie: SaraswatiChandra

This is another classic cult number from the black and white film “Saraswatichandra“. Though coloured films had already started releasing at that time, this movie was specially shot in black and white. It starred Nutan opposite to Manish and is based on a Gujarati novel of the same name written by  Govardhanram Madhavram Tripathi. Lata Mangeshkar and Mukesh have set an example in the Bollywood Music industry with this breathtaking melody.

Nutan’s ordinary looks, her divine grace and her gentle personality made her one of the screen goddesses of Hindi cinema. She has not just been admired by millions of fans, but her colleagues and other co-stars still can’t stop praising her for her skills as an actor.

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