India’s first internationally acclaimed song, sung by Mukesh, was lipped by legendary actor Raj Kapoor flawlessly. Mera Joota Hai Japani was the song with which the Olympics started in Moscow, Russia. On his 25th death anniversary, we track four super hit numbers lipped by Raj Kapoor, the eternal tramp.
Zinda Hun Is Tarah
This sonorous solo by Mukesh in Aag (1948) established him as the ghost voice of Raj Kapoor. The sad tone of the song perfectly matched the pathos-oriented performance of the eternal tramp. Surprisingly, the music composer Ram Ganguly never scored for any more RK films. He was replaced by composer duo Shankar-Jaikishan.
Aasma Pe Hai Khuda
The only time Raj Kapoor, Mukesh and Khayyam came together was for the film, Phir Subah Hogi (1958). His blank face at its very best accompanied with a rh