Hindi Kanyadaan (1968)

Kanyadaan is a classic Bollywood movie released in 1968. Directed by Mohan Segal, the film stars Shashi Kapoor and Asha Parekh in the lead roles, showcasing their compelling performances. The movie’s narrative revolves around the complexities and traditions of Indian marriages, touching upon the themes of love, sacrifice, and societal norms.

The music for Kanyadaan was composed by the renowned ShankarJaikishan duo, who were known for their melodious and impactful scores in Indian cinema. The lyrics were penned by Hasrat Jaipuri and Gopaldas Neeraj, both of whom contributed to the film’s memorable songs that continue to resonate with audiences even today. The soundtrack features the voices of celebrated singers like Mohammed Rafi, Asha Bhosle, Mahendra Kapoor and Lata Mangeshkar, adding a layer of emotional depth and cultural richness to the film. Kanyadaan is remembered for its hit songs such as “Likhe Jo Khat Tujhe,” “Sunday Ko Pyar Hua Monday Ko Ikrar Hua,” and “Tum Nahin Bhoolti Kahaan” which became an evergreen favorite among fans of Hindi film music. The film achieved significant moderate box office success, grossing over est. ₹3.2 crore (equivalent to ₹165 crore or US$20 million in 2023) worldwide.

Here, we’ve listed all the songs of Kanyadaan sung by Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Mahendra Kapoor and others, along with their lyrics and music videos. Check out the list of Kanyadaan movie song lyrics below.