The final episode of the critically-acclaimed series today released on its YouTube, Daily Motion and Facebook pages Farida Khanum’s exquisite rendition of the hugely popular ghazal Aaj Jane Ki Zidd Na Karo.
Poet and songwriter Fayyaz Hashmi, born in Kolkata in 1920 and who died in 2011 wrote the ghazal, and the music was composed by Sohail Rana.
The Coke Studio version of this classic can be watched in full below
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Pakistan’s iconic ghazal singher Habib Wali Muhammad also sang the ghazal for the 1973 movie Badal Aur Bijli starring Nadeem and Shabnam. That version can be watched in full below:
The ghazal was also sung a couple of years ago by the Indian singer Rohini Ravada and this version can be watched in full below