Parda Hai Parda

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"Parda Hai parda"
filmi qawwali by Mohammed Rafi
from the album Amar Akbar Anthony
Released 1977
Recorded Mumbai, 1977
Genre Film score
Songwriter(s) Anand Bakshi
Composer(s) Laxmikant-Pyarelal

"Parda Hai Parda" (Hindi: पर्दा है पर्दा, Urdu: پردہ ہے پردہ) is a filmi qawwali song from the Bollywood 1977 film, Amar Akbar Anthony. It was performed by playback singer Mohammed Rafi and the lyrics were penned by Anand Bakshi; the film's musical directors were the duo Laxmikant-Pyarelal. It is shown in the film in a sequence where Rishi Kapoor's character is performing in a Qawwali show to impress his love interest, played by Neetu Singh.

Parda Hai Parda gained much popularity with South Asian audiences and ranked second in the Binaca Geetmala year-end chart for 1977.

Laxmikant-Pyarelal were awarded the Filmfare Best Music Director Award for 1977 on the strength of Amar Akbar Anthony's soundtrack, and particularly this song. Mohammed Rafi was nominated as the best playback singer that year for the same song.

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