Hansraj Behl

Music Director
Born: Nov 19, 1916
Death: May 20, 1984
 

Hansraj Behl was a music director for Hindi and Punjabi films. Born in Ambala, Punjab, he recived his musical training came from Pandit Chunnilal. 

He started his career by recording music and runnning a music school in Lahore. In 1944, he travelled to Bombay to pursue a career in the Hindi film industry. He made his debut as a composer in "Pujari" (1946).  It was Hansrah Behl who introduced Asha Bhosle in Hindi films with the song "Saawan Aaya" ("Chunariya", 1948). After a fairly active career throughout the 1950s, he got relatively fewer opportunities in the 1960s and went almost silent in the 1970s.

"Jahan Daal Daal Pe Sone Ki Chidiya Karti Hai Basera" ("Sikandar-E-Aazam", 1965) sung by Mohammed Rafi is probably the song Hansrah Behl is most remembered for.

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Haye Jiya Roye Roye Haye Jiya Roye Roye
  • Album: Milan
    Singer: Lata Mangeshkar
    Music Director: Hansraj Behl
    Lyricist: Prem Dhawan
    Genre: Sugam
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    Jahan Daal Daal Par Sone Ki Chidiya Karti Hai Basera Jahan Daal Daal Par Sone Ki Chidiya Karti Hai Basera
  • Album: Sikandar-E-Azam
    Singer: Mohammed Rafi
    Music Director: Hansraj Behl
    Lyricist: Rajendra Krishan
    Genre: Filmi
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    Haay Chanda Gaye Pardes Chakori Yahan Ro Ro Mare Haay Chanda Gaye Pardes Chakori Yahan Ro Ro Mare
  • Album: Chakori
    Singer: Lata Mangeshkar
    Music Director: Hansraj Behl
    Lyricist: Mulkraj Bhakri
    Genre: Filmi, Sugam
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    Nain Dwar Se Man Mein Woh Aake (Duet) Nain Dwar Se Man Mein Woh Aake (Duet)
  • Album: Sawan
    Singer: Lata Mangeshkar, Mukesh
    Music Director: Hansraj Behl
    Lyricist: Prem Dhawan
    Genre: Filmi
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    Patthar Dil Ho Gaya Duniya Ka Patthar Dil Ho Gaya Duniya Ka
  • Album: Shah Behram
    Singer: Asha Bhosle, Talat Mahmood
    Music Director: Hansraj Behl
    Lyricist: Asad Bhopali
    Genre: Filmi, Ghazal
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