Goonj Uthi Shehnai

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Goonj Uthi Shehnai
Goonj Uthi Shahnai, 1959 Hindi film poster.jpg
Directed by Vijay Bhatt
Produced by Vijay Bhatt
Starring Rajendra Kumar
Anita Guha
I. S. Johar
Music by Vasant Desai
Bharat Vyas (Lyrics)
Release date
May 29, 1959
Running time
174 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi
Box office Rs. 1,80,00,000 [1]

Goonj Uthi Shehnai (English: The Call of the Shehnai) (meaning 'The Wedding Bells Have Started Ringing') is 1959 Hindi film directed by Vijay Bhatt, with Rajendra Kumar, Ameeta, Anita Guha and I. S. Johar as leads. The film has music by Vasant Desai and lyrics by Bharat Vyas, and the duo created numerous hits like Jivan Men Piya Tera Sath Rahe sung by Lata Mangeshkar, Mohd. Rafi, and Lata's Tere Sur Aur Mere Geet and Dil Ka Khilona Hai Toot Gaya.

The film narrates the story of a Shehnai player, and features a shehnai recitals by maestro, Ustad Bismillah Khan throughout the film.[2] There is also Jugalbandi between him and Sitar player, Abdul Halim Jaffar Khan [3]

The film was the fifth highest grosser of the year and declared a 'Hit' at the Indian Box Office,[1] and became the first big hit of actor Rajendra Kumar, who was soon giving dates four years from the day of signing.[4]


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The soundtrack includes the following tracks, composed by Vasant Desai, and with lyrics by Bharat Vyas, also featured shehnai pieces, by noted classical instrumentalist, Ustad Bismillah Khan, with vocal renderings Amir Khan, a Hindustani classical music vocalist [5][6]

Goonj Uthi Shehnai
Soundtrack album by Vasant Desai
Released 1995 (India)
Genre Film soundtrack
Label EMI
Producer Vasant Desai
Vasant Desai chronology
Samarat Prithviraj Chauvan
(1959)Samarat Prithviraj Chauvan1959
Goonj Uthi Shehnai
Song Singer (s)
Teri Shehnai Bole Lata Mangeshkar, Mohd. Rafi
Tere Sur Aur Mere Geet Lata Mangeshkar
Maine Peena Seekh Liya Mohd. Rafi
Jivan Men Piya Tera Sath Rahe Lata Mangeshkar & Pushpak, Mohd. Rafi
Haule Haule Ghoonghat Pat Khole Lata Mangeshkar, Mohd. Rafi
Akhiyan Bhool Gain Hain Sona Geeta Dutt, Lata Mangeshkar
Mujhko Agar Bhool Jaoge Tum Lata Mangeshkar
Kah Do Koi Na Kare Yahan Pyaar Mohd. Rafi
Dil Ka Khilona Hai Toot Gaya Lata Mangeshkar


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