Mahendra Kapoor - ECLP 2398 - HMV Black Label - (Condition 90-95%)  - LP Record

Mahendra Kapoor (9 January 1934 – 27 September 2008) was an Indian playback singer.In a long career spanning decades, his repertoire included popular songs such as 'Chalo ek baar phir se Ajnabi ban jayen hum dono' (Gumrah), and 'Neele gagan ke tale' (Hamraaz). His name however became most closely associated with patriotic songs including 'Mere Desh Ki Dharti' in Manoj Kumar's film Upkaar.[1] In 1972, he was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India. He lent his voice to actor Manoj Kumar in most of his films and had a lengthy association with director-producer B.R. Chopra.Mahendra Kapoor was born in Amritsar, but soon moved to Mumbai. At an early age he was inspired by legendary singer Mohammed Rafi and considered him his mentor, he started learning classical music under classical singers like Pt. Hussanlal, Pt. Jagannath Bua, Ustad Niaz Ahmed Khan, Ustad Abdul Rehman Khan and Pt.Tulsidaas Sharma. Kapoor created a style of his own moulded largely on Rafi, and won the Metro Murphy All-India singing competition, which led to his debut as a playback singer in V. Shantaram's Navrang in 1958, singing Aadha Hai Chandrama Raat Aadhi, under the musical direction of C. Ramchandra.Some of Kapoor's most notable songs were the ones he performed in B.R. Chopra's films (Dhool Ka Phool, Gumrah, Waqt, Hamraaz, Dhund and Nikaah) and for Manoj Kumar (Upkaar, Purab Aur Paschim).Kapoor had a very large vocal range, and he is sometimes known as The Vibrant Voice of India.[citation needed] He was the first Indian playback singer to record music in English[citation needed]. He was asked by the group Boney M to sing their songs in Hindi with Musarat from Pakistan, which resulted in the Pop Album M-3. Some of the songs on the album are "Chori Chori Chalo!!"(Original, Hoorray! Hoorray! by Boney M), "O Meri Champe Ki Daali". Most of the hit songs sung by Mahendra Kapoor which are famous, are from B.R. Chopra movies or Manoj Kumar's movies. His song from 'Bandhan', 'Shakti'. 'Doli', 'Ek Nazar', 'Admi Aur Insaan', 'Sangam', 'Tawaif' are also quite popular.Mahendra Kapoor also sang a duet with Mohammed Rafi. The song was "Kaisi Haseen Aaj Baharon Ki Raat" from the 1967 film "Aadmi", which was originally recorded as a duet with Rafi and Talat Mehmood. Manoj Kumar, one of the lead stars refused to use Talat's voice for him and the song was re-recorded with Kapoor replacing Talat.[citation needed] Mahendra Kapoor also sang the dohas, mantras, chopaiyan and also Title track of Mahabharat 1988 TV series.Kapoor sung in a large number of Indian languages, and is the playback singer who has performed in the largest number of in Gujarati, Punjabi, Bhojpuri and Marathi movies.[4] He also performed the title song for the TV series Mahabharat. In Marathi he was very popular for being the voice of Dada Kondke in all his movies. In spite of being associated with Dada Kondke's colloquial style his singing for Marathi movies was not limited to Dada Kondke's movies only.Kapoor was married and had three daughters and also one son. His son Rohan Kapoor is an actor and singer, who acted in a few films in the 1980s such as Yash Chopra's Faasle (1985) and Love 86 (1986), and Prakash Mehra's Imandaar, and later did stage shows together with his father.On 27 September 2008, Kapoor died following a cardiac failure at his home in Mumbai, aged 74. He was survived by his wife, children, children-in-law and grandchildren.[5]Mahendra Kapoor is one of the golden era singers when Mohd Rafi, Kishore Kumar, Mukesh and Manna Dey was ruling the main platform of playback singers of the bollywood. He remained as one of the most popular singer in the Bollywood who has given his voice to almost all of the popular heroes like Dilip Kumar, Shammi Kapoor, Raj Kapoor, Dev Anand, Shashi Kapoor, Biswajeet, Raj Kumar, Dharmendra, Amitabh Bahchcan, Manoj Kumar, Jeetendra, Vinod Khanna, Shatrughina Sinha and many more. For Punjabi movies he has given his voice to Varendra, Mehar Mittal, Prem Nath and many more.

Record Details


Mahendra Kapoor - ECLP 2398


Mahendra Kapoor


Devdas, Iqbal & Shyam Sharma


Omkar Varma, Kabeer, Sahir Bhopali, Muzaffar Shahjahanpuri, Laxman Shahabadi & Anjaan




Private Songs




HMV Black Label

Made In



The Gramophone Company Of India (Pvt.) Ltd.

Serial No.

ECLP 2398

Side One

  • Guzar Na Jaye Kahin

Mahendra Kapoor

  • Apni Zulfon Ki Mahek

Mahendra Kapoor

  • Tujhe Beqarar Karke

Mahendra Kapoor

  • Khuda Ke Vaste Ab Berukhi Se Kam Na Le

Mahendra Kapoor

  • Jab Teri Yaad Bar Bar Aaye

Mahendra Kapoor

  • Tum Jo Roothe

Mahendra Kapoor

Side Two

  • Giridhar Anpadh Hoon

Mahendra Kapoor

  • Meharva Ka Mohe Bhave

Mahendra Kapoor

  • O Nirmohi Shyam

Mahendra Kapoor

  • Dene Wale Tune Sab Kuchh Diya

Mahendra Kapoor

  • Toot Gaya Dil Magar Na Tooti Pagal Man Ki Aas

Mahendra Kapoor

  • Run Jhun Chhun Chhun

Mahendra Kapoor



12 Inches


33 RPM

Record Condition


Cover Condition


Lyrics - 1 Omkar Varma
Lyrics - 2 Sahir Bhopali
Lyrics - 3 Muzaffar Shahjahanpuri
Lyrics - 4 Laxman Shahabadi
Lyrics - 5 Anjaan
Lyrics - 6 Kabeer
Music - 1 Devdas
Music - 2 Iqbal
Music - 3 Shyam Sharma
Record Details
Genre Private Songs
Label HMV Black Label
Language Hindi
Releasing Year 1968
Size 12 Inches
Speed 33 RPM
Singer - 1 Mahendra Kapoor
Side1 - Song1 Guzar Na Jaye Kahin
Side1 - Song2 Apni Zulfon Ki Mahek
Side1 - Song3 Tujhe Beqarar Karke
Side1 - Song4 Khuda Ke Vaste Ab Berukhi Se Kam Na Le
Side1 - Song5 Jab Teri Yaad Bar Bar Aaye
Side1 - Song6 Tum Jo Roothe
Side2 - Song1 Giridhar Anpadh Hoon
Side2 - Song2 Meharva Ka Mohe Bhave
Side2 - Song3 O Nirmohi Shyam
Side2 - Song4 Dene Wale Tune Sab Kuchh Diya
Side2 - Song5 Toot Gaya Dil Magar Na Tooti Pagal Man Ki Aas
Side2 - Song6 Run Jhun Chhun Chhun

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Mahendra Kapoor - ECLP 2398 - HMV Black Label - (Condition 90-95%) - LP Record

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