Begum Akhtar

Indian Music: Selective Discographies

(1914-74)

MP3 Sound Files

Gazal 1 – Kash itna mere nalonmen (Excerpt from No. 51a below)

Gazal 2 – Main jindagise hun bejar (Excerpt from No. 51b below)

78 RPM Records of Begum Akhtar [1914-1974]

Megaphone [Red Label] Swadeshi records – Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad)

1] MCC 762 OMH 1942 Aehasan Tera Hoga [HINDUSTANI] 01
OMH 1943 Bahar Aai Khile Phool [HINDUSTANI]
2] MCC 764 OMH 1940 Matkar Preet Kiye [HINDUSTANI]
OMH 1941 Sainyyase Nokaspe [HINDUSTANI]
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HMV plum label records – Miss Akhtari Bai

1] N 6214 OC 4858 Woh Aasire Dame Bala Ho Tumhi [URDU]
OC 4859 Najaraya Kahe Phere Re Balama [URDU]

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HMV red label records – Begum Akhtar

1] N 88268 OJW 4392 Ae Mohabbat Tere Aanjampe Rona Aaya [URDU]
OJW 4393 Sahabae Garaj Thi Shola Phishan [URDU]
Lyric-Shakeel Badayuni
2] N 88294 Hamar Kahin Mano Rajaji [HINDUSTANI] 05
Nithur Nithure Bahare [HINDUSTANI]
3] N 88304 OJW 4382 Is Ishkake Hathon Se Hargiz Na-Gazal [URDU]
OJW 4383 Koi Yeh Kahade Gulshan Gulshan [URDU]
Comp.: Jigar Moradabadi

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1] RAE 1011 Karo Hum Safinan Madine Ki [HINDUSTANI]
Huzure Shahe Barahrobar [HINDUSTANI]

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Columbia blue label Records – Akhtari Bai

1] GE 5298 Badal Dekha Dari [HINDUSTANI]
Patali Kamar Lambe Bal [HINDUSTANI]

2] GE 5356 CEI 14567 Usane Jab Tyori-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
CEI 14573 Unki Aankhonka Aalam Gulabi-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]

3] GE 5380 CEI 14571 Koyaliya Mat Kar Pukar-Dadra [HINDUSTANI] 10
CEI 14572 More Balam Pardesiya-Dadra [HINDUSTANI]

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Columbia blue label Records – Akhtari Bai Fyzabadi

1] GE 18038 CEI 14547 Na Socha Na Samjha Na Seekha-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
CEI 14574 Dilki Baat Kahin Nahin Jati-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]

2] GE 18008 CEI 14541 Yah Husnao Ishakke Pahalu [HINDUSTANI]
CEI 14548 Aashkonmen Koi Husna [HINDUSTANI]

3] GE 18100 Yeh Husn Raaze Muhabbat-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
Sakia Chod Na Khali-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]

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Megaphone blue label records – Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad)-JNG & J.N.G series

1] JNG. 550 MOC 5403 Khudaki Shan Hai-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
MOC 5404 Tune Bute Harjai Kuch Aaisi-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]

2] J.N.G.609 Kaisi Bansiya Bajai-Pilu Thumri [HINDUSTANI] 15
Main Tere Sang Na-Pat Manjri [HINDUSTANI]

3] JNG. 660 OMF 80 Farza Hai Mehaphile [HINDUSTANI]
OMF 81 Noore Ahemadse [HINDUSTANI]

4] JNG. 687 OMF 79 Kaisi Karun Ram Naina Thaljage [HINDUSTANI]
OMF 82 Chmanko Houn Mere saakine [HINDUSTANI]

5] J.N.G.708 Saj Voh Keena Saj-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
Main Voh Badnasib Hun-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]

6] J.N.G.745 OMF 1215 Aadae Naajko Jalim-Kawali [HINDUSTANI]
OMF 1220 Chaa Rahi Kali Ghata Jiyara-Dadra [HINDUSTANI]

7] J.N.G. 762 Aehasan Tera Hoga-Dadra [HINDUSTANI] 20
Bahar Aai Khile Phool-Dadra [HINDUSTANI]

8] J.N.G. 764 Saiyaadne Kafasmen Karne Na Do-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
Mat Karo Preet Hum Pachataye-Thumri [HINDUSTANI]

9] J.N.G. 785 Jo Hai Aahale Dil Dilruba-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
Diya Tha Husn Kajake Aajal-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]

10] J.N.G.796 OMC 2573 Mufta Huve Badnam Sanvariya-Dadra [HINDUSTANI]
OMC 2574 Kya Dardki Koi Dava Jane-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]

11] J.N.G. 804 OMC 2816 Kaisi Ye Dhum Machai-Holi [HINDUSTANI]
OMC 2817 Kesharaya Aangaya Rang Daro-Holi [HINDUSTANI]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad)

12] J.N.G. 820 Piya Milan Ham Jaib Ho-Chaiti [HINDUSTANI] 25
Sovat Nindiya Jagay Ho Rama-Chaiti [HINDUSTANI]

13] J.N.G. 844 OMC 2570 Hamko Najarse Aapne Giraye-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
OMC 2571 Vah Aa Rahe Hai Jo-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad) – Film-Star

14] J.N.G.861 Virahke Mari Rain Na -Thumri [HINDUSTANI]
Mori barisi Umariya-Thumri [HINDUSTANI]

15] J.N.G. 889 OMC 4648 Khuna Dilka Jo Kuch-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
OMC 4649 Jabane Aashikse Hale Dile-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad) – Film-Star

16] J.N.G. 906 OMC 4733 Aahadki Muraliya (Gazal) [HINDUSTANI]
OMC 4734 Pati Rakho Na Rakho (Dadra) [HINDUSTANI]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad) – Film-Star

17] J.N.G. 920 OMC 5409 Rasoole Khuda Sarbaro kar Rahen Hai-Natiya [URDU] 30
OMC 5410 Mere Dilruba Aarjuye Muhammad-Natiya [URDU]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad) – Film-Star

18] J.N.G.9 2 Uf Kaheko Bajaye-Holi [HINDUSTANI]
Hori Khelan Kaise Jaun-Holi [HINDUSTANI]

19] J.N.G.941 Jis Dilme Mohabbat-Nat [HINDUSTANI]
Sab Do Din Na Huya-Nat [HINDUSTANI]

20] J.N.G. 951 OMC 5413 Sainya Daga Deke Na-Dadra [HINDUSTANI]
OMC 5414 Sudh Aaire Balam-Dadra [HINDUSTANI]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad) – Film-Star

21] J.N.G. 965 OMC 6884 Sach Sach Batana (Gazal) [HINDUSTANI]
OMC 6885 Bujhi Hui Shama Ka (Gazal) [HINDUSTANI]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad) – Film-Star

22] J.N.G.967 Na Suno Mere Nale Dard Bhare-Gazal [HINDUSTANI] 35
Na Aate Hamen Ismen Takarar Kya-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]

23] J.N.G.974 Phulonko Bhulane Aai-Geet [HINDUSTANI]
Dardiya Na Jane Maharaj [HINDUSTANI]

24] J.N.G. 981 OMC 7221 Uthaye To kahan Jaye (Gazal) [HINDUSTANI]
OMC 7307 Musaki Jabanpar (Naat) [HINDUSTANI]
[Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad) – Film-Star, Music Direction-Prof. Vishmadev Chatterjee]

25] J.N.G. 987 OMC 7309 Maje Betabiyonke Aa Rahe Hain-(Gazal) [HINDUSTANI]
OMC 7310 Legaya Joshe Junun (Gazal) [HINDUSTANI]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad) – Film-Star

26] J.N.G.1020 OMH 3826 Banwari Ho hamara Ke-Dadra [HINDUSTANI]
OMH 3827 Joshe Girvan Aur (Gazal) [HINDUSTANI]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad) – Film-Star

27] J.N.G1042 OMC 8916 Diwana Banana Hai To-Gazal [HINDUSTANI] 40
OMC 8917 Ufaonke Badale-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad) – Film-Star

28] J.N.G.1049 Mere Piya Base Pardesh-Marwadh [HINDUSTANI]
Daf Dhirole Bajaye-Marwadh [HINDUSTANI]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad) – Film-Star

29] J.N.G1050 OMC 8432 Kya Soje Mohabbatmen-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
OMC 8433 Dilmen Teri Nisan-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad) – Film-Star

30] J.N.G1064 OMC 9739 Sunle Sajani Dilki Baat-Geet [HINDUSTANI]
OMC 9740 Sajanike Liye Tan Man Dhan-Geet [HINDUSTANI]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad) – Film-Star

31] J.N.G1078 OMC 10214 Tasweer Ban Gaya Hun-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
OMC 10215 Yun To Chahe Yahan Saheb-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad) – Film-Star

32] J.N.G1094 OMC 11230 Jafaye Jamanese Ranjoor-Gazal [HINDUSTANI] 45
OMC 11231 Use Kis Tarahase Sakun Ho-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
[Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad) – Film-Star, Song composed by:Behzad Lucknowi]

33] J.N.G1123 OMC 11935 Hum Ronake Hastika-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
OMC 11936 Kaisa Phalak Hai-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad)

34] J.N.G1134 OMC 12865 Jabse Shyam Sidhare-Thumri [HINDUSTANI]
OMC 12866 Aabke Sawan Ghar Aaja-Sawan [HINDUSTANI]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad)

35] J.N.G1145 OMC 12875 Mere Jahan Mohabbat Par-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
OMC 12876 Takhayulse Daman-gazal [HINDUSTANI]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad)

36] J.N.G1152 OMC 13273 Hay Mohabaat Hay Jawani-Gazal Kawali [HINDUSTANI]
OMC 13274 Gamki Daulat Tamam-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad)

37] J.N.G1160 Chahe Kachu Hoy-Thumri [HINDUSTANI] 50
Hum Pachatane Sajanaba-Thumri [HINDUSTANI]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad)

38] J.N.G1207 OMC 14985 Kash Itna Mere Nalonmen-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
OMC 14986 Main Jindagise Hun Bejar-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad), Comp.Behazad Lucknowi

39] J.N.G1211 OMC 14967 Shyam Na Aabtak Aaye-Dadra [HINDUSTANI]
OMC 14968 Sundar Sari Mori-Dadra [HINDUSTANI]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad), Film Star, Traditional Song

40] J.N.G1215 OMC 14983 Vafa Nahi Na Sahi Kamse Kam Jafa-Gazal [URDU]
OMC 14984 Sijadonka Jabin Par Hai Nisha-Gazal [URDU]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad), Film Star, (Shaukat Thanvi)

41] J.N.G1219 OMC 14969 Jhuthe Jagaki Jhuthi Preet-Geet [HINDUSTANI]
OMC 14970 Chala Ho Pardesiya-Geet [HINDUSTANI]
Miss Akhtari Bai (Fyzabad), Film Star, Ashan Danish

42] J.N.G.10007 Aapne Lama [HINDUSTANI] 55
Woh Husna [HINDUSTANI]

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HMV EP records [45 rpm]

1] 7EPE 1221 (1961) Duniya Ke Sitam Yaad Na [HINDUSTANI]
Ki Khata Shevae [HINDUSTANI]

2] 7EPE 1229 (1961) Nanadiya Kahe Mare-Thumri [HINDUSTANI]
Hamari kahan Mano-Dadra [HINDUSTANI]
Nihure Nihure Bahare-Purvi [HINDUSTANI]

3] 7EPE 1241 (1961) Rahe Aashiquike Mare-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
Ae Muhabbat Tere-Gazal [HINDUSTANI]
Sahabaye Garaj Thi-gazal [HINDUSTANI]

4] 7EPE 1249 (1962) Itna To Zindagi Men-Gazal [URDU]
Bus Ek Zhizhak Hai Yahin [URDU]

5] 7EPE 1257 (1963) Zindagika Dard Lekar-Gazal [URDU] 60
Iss Darja Badguma Hai-Gazal [URDU]

6] 7EPE 1264 (1963) Dabdaba Aai Woh Aakhen [HINDUSTANI]
Dil Aur Woh Bhi Toota Huva Dil [HINDUSTANI]

7] 7EPE 1269 (1964) Zamin Pe Rahke Demag [URDU]
Ye Berahami Ki Aada [URDU]

8] 7EPE 1165 Ei Mousume Pardeshe-Thumri [BENGALI]
Jochhana Karechhe Ari [BENGALI]

9] 7EPE 1468 (1971) Hamari Aatariya Pe Aao-Dadra [HINDUSTANI]
Aabke Sawan Ghar Aaja [HINDUSTANI]

10] 7EPE 1471 (1971) Ajalliyon Se Hai Mamoor-Naat [URDU] 65
Harim-i-Quds Men [URDU]

11] 7EPE 1508 (1972) Kaisen Kate Din Ratiyan-Dadra [HINDUSTANI]
Mor Balam Pardesiya-Dadra [HINDUSTANI]
Bahut Deen Beete-Dadra [HINDUSTANI]
Lagi Beriya Piya Ke Aavan Ki-Dadra [HINDUSTANI]

12] 7EPE 3006 (1972) Piya Bholo Abhiman-Dadra [BENGALI]
Koelia Gaan Thama-Dadra [BENGALI]

13] 7EPE 4105 (1974) Me Teji Taari Tamamua Tena Aa Aanjam-Gazal [GUJARATHI]
Shun Jalun Ke Koini Jahojalaji Thay Chhe-Gazal [GUJARATHI]

14] S/7EPE 3092 (1975) Phiraye Doina More-Dadra [BENGALI]
Phire Keno Elena-Dadra [BENGALI] 69

 

Acknowledgements

I am grateful to Suresh Chandvankar (Mumbai) for help with the above.

 

Last updated on 7 February 2005

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