R.D. Burman was not satisfied with Mohammed Rafi's singing in this song and was planning to re-record it. However, that never happened because Rafi passed away soon after the original recording. It was the only song which R.D. Burman and Rafi sang together.[MR9]
The vocals and music of this song were sampled in the title song of the Hindi film "Mubarakan" (2017).