Song of The Day – Congrats Manna Da

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My pick for today is the song Tu Pyar Ka Saagar Hai, from the beautiful move Seema, starring the awesome pairing of Nutan and Balraj Sahni.

The song is sung by Manna Dey, who has just been awarded the Dadasaab Phalke Award, at the ripe old age of 90.

My favourite songs of his include Kaun aaya mere man ke dwaare and Laaga chunari mein daag.

Tu pyaar ka saagar hai, Teri ek boond ke pyaase hum
Lauta jo diya tune, Chale jaayenge jahaan se hum

Ghaayal mann ka paagal panchhi, Udne ko beqaraar
Pankh hai komal, aankh hai dhundli, Jaana hai saagar paar
Ab tu hi isse samjha, Raah bhoole the kahan se hum

Idhar jhoomke gaaye zindagi, Udhar hai maut khadi
Koi kya jaane kahan hai seema, Uljhan aan padi
Kaanon mein zara keh de, Ke aaye kaun disha se hum

Enjoy the magic of Manna Dey,

Salim