Qawwalis from Movies of 1940-50s


Aahen naa bhareen shikwe na, Zeenat, 1945, Noor Jahan, Zohrabai, Kalyani.
First women qawwali in cinema available so far


Dil ho qabu mein to dildar ki aisi taisi, Village Girl, 1945, Mohd. Rafi, G.M.Durrani.
Men sing qawwali while consuming narcotics.

Tu ne dekha ek nazar aur dil ka, Village Girl, 1945, Kalyani, Amirbai, Zohrabai, Noor Jahan etc.
Women qawwali - many couplets from Ghalib, a birthday party with baloons and eateries (not confirmed if the song is from Village Girl)
Recording not available

Allah ho mubarak yeh mehfil shahana, Noor-e Arab, 1946.
Recording not available


Hum dard ka afsana dunya ko sunadenge, Dard, 1947, Uma Devi, Suraiya, Shamshad Begum.
School boys singing group song


Zara sunlo hum apne pyar ka afsana kehte hain, Bazar, 1949, Rajkumari, Lata Mangeshkar.
Women's qawwali. Nigar Sultana


Khabar kisi ko nahi/Duaen maang rahe hain, Beqasoor, 1950, Mukesh, Lata, Anil Biswas, Aarzoo Lucknowi.


Yeh dunya musafirkhana hai, Surang, 1953, Manna Dey, Sulochana Kadam, chorus.
Not strictly a qawwali, but people's song with philosophical lyrics


Sajde mein hai sar, Mirza Ghalib, 1954, Bande Hasan & Mohd. Rafi.
At an artificial set of Nizamuddin dargah


Har baat poochhiye ye haqeeqat na poochhiye, Chandni Chowk, 1954, Lata, Asha, Shamshad Begum.


Marna bhi mohabbat mein kisi kaam na aya, Aazad, 1955, Raghunath Jadhav.

Several songs, Hoor-e Arab, 1955, Shamshad begum, Shakeel Badayuni.
Recording not available


Meri dunya lut rahi thi Mr.& Mrs.55, 1955, M.Rafi, O.P.Nayyar, Majrooh.


Kali kamli wale tum pe lakhon salam, Hatimtai ki Beti, 1955, Asha Bhosle, M. Rafi.
Na't


Hamein bhi dedo sahara, Seema, 1955, M.Rafi, chorus.
Faqir song sung like qawwali


Damadam mast Qalandar, Mast Qalandar, 1955, M.Rafi, Shamshad Begum.


Aaja aaja ham hain akele, Taj Aur Talwar, 1956, Ismail Azad.

Anokha
khel har khauf se hans hans ke jiye jaa, Anokha Jungle, 1956, Ismail Azad.
Recording not available


Milti nahi jahan mein kahin aisi ne'maten, Noor-e Yaman, 1956, Yusuf Azad.
Recording not available


Hamein itna batado ishq ki manzil, Talwar ka Dhani, 1956, Yusuf Azad.

Many songs Dayar-e Habib, 1956, Wazir M. Khan,
Verses by Bedum Warsi and Anwar Sabri etc.
Recording not available


Jidhar nazrein uthai, Fighting Queen, 1956, Shankar Shambhu.


Thoda sa humko sharbate deedar, Gulam Begam Badshah, 1956, M. Rafi.
Johny Walker, singing in motion.


Parwar digare Alam tera hi, Hatimtai, 1956, M.Rafi.
Prayer song invoking Prophets
Watch another video version on youtube.


Ye bhool hui bhoole se kabhi, Fifty Fifty, 1956, Mohd. Rafi solo, Madan Mohan


Falak bola Khuda ke noor, Khuda Ka Banda, 1957, Mohd. Rafi,
No clapping, an Urdu devotional.


Yeh zalim haseen hai, Jahazi Lutera, 1957, Ismail Azad.


Jalwa jo tera dekha humne aankhon se, Gateway of India, 1957, Asha Bhosle, Mubarak Begum, Usha Mangeshkar and Meena Mangeshkar


Thi ek shahzadi, Lalarukh, 1958, Talat Mehmood, Kaifi Azmi.
Central asian musical storytelling style.


Woh jab jalwa dikhate hain, Mr. Q, 1958, Yusuf Azad.


Adayen teer hain andaz nirale, Jungle Princess, 1958, Mubarak Begum, Jani Babu Qawwal.


Aaj kyun humse parda hai, Sadhna, 1958, M.Rafi, Master Nisar.


Milti hai bheekh Maula tere huzoor se, Sohni Mahiwal, 1958, Lata Mangeshkar, chorus
Women qawwali at a shrine, no clapping.


Allah ki rehmat, Mehndi, 1958, Chand Bala, M.Rafi, S.Balbir


Hamein to loot liya milke husnwalon, Al-Hilal, 1958, Ismail Azad.


Yeh husnwaale bhi kaisa kamaal karte hain, Behram Daku, 1959, Jani Babu.


Hum wafadar nahi, Toofani Teerandaz, 1959, Ismail Azad, Sudha Malhotra.


Meri jholi ko bharde aye khuda, Maan ke Ansu, 1959, Shamshad Begum, Mohd. Rafi.


Chalachal musafir, Maan ke Ansu, 1959, Mohd. Rafi, Mubarak Begum
Faqir song.


Mein so jaun Ya Mustafa kehte kehte, Maan ke Ansu, 1959, Shamshad Begum.
Na't song about reform.


Munh dho ke aaye aashiq aur haath dho ke jaaye, Lal Nishan, 1959, Ismail Azad.


Peene ki bhi aadat kaisi, Fashionable Wife, 1959, Ismail Azad.

1940-50s / 1960s / 1970s / 1980-90s / 2000-10s