RK studio is one of the most timeworn studios in Mumbai. Now that the studio is about to be vented, it has marked the end of an era. It has always been a dream for all the remarkable actors to perform in RK studios for once in their life. There are bundles of stories and incidents occurred at this place including the shooting of iconic Bollywood films and songs. As the historic RK studio is to be sold soon, let us deliberate those golden days and freshen up the memories of those classic Bollywood songs that were shot in RK studios.
Pyaar Hua Ikraar Hua- Shree 420
Shree 420 is a portrait of perfection. The film was directed and produced by Raj Kapoor. Apart from the story and star casts, this film is hugely popular for the mesmerizing song “Pyaar Hua Ikraar Hua”. The song was as beautifully performed by Nargis and Raj Kapoor as beautifully it was sung by Manna Dey, Lata Mangeshkar, and Shankar Jaikishan. Rare people know that this amazing song was shot in the premises of RK studios.
Jeena Yahan Marna Yahan- Mera Nam Joker
It is one of the legendary songs ever made in Bollywood. The song was spellbindingly performed by Raj Kapoor and sung by Mukesh. The film was directed and produced by Raj Kapoor. The song “Jeena Yahan Marna Yahan” was shot in the RK studios. A huge set for circus and audiences was crafted by the art directors to shoot this well-known song.
Main Shayar To Nahi- Bobby
We are all aware of the magic of this 1973 romantic drama. “Bobby” was the highest grosser of its era. The entire era of the 70s and 80s was changed after the release of this film. Moreover, the famous song “Main Shayar To Nahi” from the film was shot inside the RK studios. The team created an entire scenario to achieve the perfection in the shoot.
Om Shanti Om- Karz
Anyone from the era of the 80s cannot resist the fact that the first ever that “Om Shanti Om” was an enduring hit of from 1980. The magic of Kishore Kumar’s voice and charm of Rishi Kapoor made the audiences go crazy in the theatre while the screening of this song. The fantastic set of a concert was created and crafted in the RK studios.
Mud Mud Ke Na Dekh- Shree 420
“Mud Mud Ke Na Dekh” was a mesmerizing Asha Bhosle and Manna Dey’s song that was indeed an enchantment in the era of 1955. Shree 420 was a wonderful hit of its time and so was the soundtrack of the film. The film was an assortment of pride of being an Indian which was one of the reasons for making it such a big hit. The song “Mud Mud Ke Na Dekh” was alluringly beautiful in the way it was composed and the sets for the shooting of this song was crafted inside the premises of iconic RK studios.
Tere Bina Aag Yeh Chandni- Awara
“Tere Bina Aag Yeh Chandani” is one of those songs from the early 50s that changed the level of Indian cinema as it takes the creativity beyond imagination. The song was shot in 1951 on Raj Kapoor in the voices of legends Lata Mangeshkar and Manna Dey in the renowned RK Studios. The song was more of a dream sequence and it made the audiences go wow after the presentation.