he late 60's and early 70's saw the steady deterioration of Hindi film music, and before one could say K.L. Saigal, the disco trend had caught on youngsters who preferred the wild beats of western pop and disco music to the lilting tunes of Hindi films. It was during that time a music form which gradually but definitely became popular was 'ghazals'. Begum Akhtar had her following of ghazal lovers. Then came Mehdi Hassan's trip to India . His live shows were well-attended and cassettes of his ghazals sold well. He was followed by his fellow countryman, Ghulam Ali, who became equally well-known. These Pakistani singers reached the remotest towns of India via cassettes. On this side of the border, the Indian couple Jagjit and Chitra Singh, the ghazal exponents did live shows and sang at private mehfils. Having seen the success of Mehdi Hassan and Ghulam Ali, HMV put out a disc of Jagjit and Chitra Singh. During that period Sanjeev Kohli,son of Madan Mohan, discovered a singer called Talat Aziz , who was young, good-looking, malleable and above all, he had a good voice. Jagjit Singh had already heard Talat sing at a Mehfil in Hyderabad, so he agreed to compose his first album; which was phenomenal success. Music India then decided to experiment Talat on his own - to see whether he was good enough on his own or whether Jagjit's name had contributed to the success of the album. But even his second album and subsequent releases did extremely well.The rest is history....

alat Aziz's true inspiration in ghazal singing is Mehdi Hassan saheb. According to Talat he brought a revolution to ghazal singing with his unique style of blending classical ragas with ghazals.

Mehdi Hassan saheb during his first visit to India, having dinner at Talat's place in Hyderabad.

fter completing his graduation, he made a choice to go fully professional in his musical career. In 1978 he packed his bags and left Hyderabad to Mumbai to the city of the rich and the famous.

alat Aziz is a thorough professional who expresses his poetic verses with great precision collaborating feelings of love, romance and calamity moulded authentically in a ghazal format. Talat Aziz is truly the most versatile legends in the world of ghazal singing.

e believes that the most important thing about a ghazal is the mood it weaves with the help of sensitive lyrics, deliberately underplayed music and rich, soothing tones of the singer. A ghazal is meant to be heard at sunset; the time to recuperate from the day's strains or the time to resurrect and as is usual relish forgotton pains.



1979 his first album titled "Jagjit Singh presents Talat Aziz" came out and gave him a launch pad for his meteoric rise.  The sensation created by first ever disc "Jagjit Singh presents Talat Aziz" 22 years ago seems to be still lingering on though by now more than dozen discs have been added to his original works. Perhaps his major plus point against contemporaries is the knowledge and use of finer aspects of the classical Indian music which in turn have helped in moulding his voice to its present comunificent manner.



ince then he has released various albums like Talat Aziz live, Lehren, Ehsaas, Suroor, Manzil, Saughaat, Dhadkan, Irshaad, etc. He is equally versatile while singing a popular hit like "Damadam mast Kalandar" or the soul stirring rendition of "Aaina Mujhse Meri" from the film Daddy. Between 1979 and 1984 he was the top artist recording for Music India Company. In 1984, he joined HMV, the giant recording company.

   Talat signing his first contract with HMV,
 
   left-V.K Dube and right Sanjeev Kohli

alat Aziz had the honour of perfoming exclusively for the Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee on the New year's eve. The PM a poet himself, had several farmaaishes(requests), that included Ghazal's Dil-e-naadaan tujhe hua kya hai and his favourite, Faiz's Gulon mein rang bhare.Talat Aziz had also sung a special number for him, Vrindavan Ke Krishna Kanhaiya, Allah hoo. He had hypnotised the entire gathering with his soulful renditions  ghazal which were specially written by Nida Fazli for that occasion. Everybody stayed together till 1am until Aziz sang Aaj jaane ki zid na karo.



Talat Aziz singing for a New year's eve at Taj
Garden Retreat, Kumarakom - Kerala

alat makes his debut as a recording artist under the under the guidance of the famed exponent of ghazal-singing, Jagjit Singh. The ghazals, aptly selected by Jagjit himself, range from the traditional to the modern scintilating tunes which create an indelible impact. And above all with the fresh voice of Talat Aziz this album rocked the world of music.

  • AB KYA GHAZAL SUNAOON
    Lyrics : Saeed Shaheedi

  • KYA MILEGA KISIKO KISISE
    Lyrics : Sardar Anjum

  • JAB KISI BEWAFA KA NAAM LIYA
    Lyrics : Sardar Anjum
  • ITNA TO HUA AY DIL
    Lyrics : Saeed Rahi

  • MERI TO EK BAAT KA
    Lyrics : Bekhud Dahelvi

  • CHAHENGE TUJHE PAR KABHI RUSVA NA KARENGE
    Lyrics : Saeed Rahi
Credits : Music By
JAGJIT SINGH

alat Aziz presents images. Images of love and desire, joy and anguish; images of the varied emotions which a lover experiences. Music India presents two distinct images of Talat Aziz. In the first part of this double album, the Talat we all love in 'Jagjit Singh Presents Talat Aziz' and 'A Touch of Talat Aziz', with 8 brand new ghazals, each composed to captivate the modem listener. The musical arrangements contribute largely to the appeal of each ghazal; almost every musical instrument has been utilised to enhance the appeal of the ghazals. The renditions are light and modern in style. In short, this is the modern image of Talat Aziz. On the other hand, in the second part of the album, Talat Aziz renders the traditional ghazal in the style of the old veterans. In this part, the Talat as presented 'Talat Aziz Live' and 'Shamakhana, Vol.I' comes to the fore. The musical accompanists are few in number and follow a free pattern - it is an experience in unrestricted creativity. The aura is one of a veritable 'mehfil'. Talat Aziz has done full justice to each style. It is difficult to say which style is he better at. The verdict is yours. For fans of Talat Aziz this double album is a sheer delight - here is your favourite on his best album yet, 'IMAGES'.

 

  • TUM NAGMA-E-MAAH HO
    Lyrics : Behzaad Luknovi


  • KHO NA JAAYE KAHIN
    Lyrics : Mumtaz Rashid

  • KHUSHK HI SAHI AANKHEN
    Lyrics : Shehzaad

  • KOI MAQAAM-E-SUKOON
    Lyrics : Qateel Shifai
 
  • TERI AANKHON MEIN JAB KHILTE HUYE
    Lyrics : Qateel Shifai

  • BAHAREN AB YAHAN AAYENGI
    Lyrics : Wali Asai

  • NAMABAR APNA HAWAON KO BANNEWALE
    Lyrics : Qateel Shifai

  • RAAT PHIR BARSI HAIN
    Lyrics : Mumtaz Rashid
 
  • BIK GAYE BAZAAR MEIN
    Lyrics : Abdul Hai Anjum

  • KISSHAAN SE WOH AAJ
    Lyrics : Jaleel

  • AAJ DIL BEQARAAR SA KYON HAI
    Lyrics : Qabil Ajmeri
 
  • KABHI CHIRAG KI SOORAT
    Lyrics : Mumtaz Rashid

  • KUCH ADHURE KHWAB
    Lyrics : Mumtaz Rashid

  • IN JHEEL SI NEELI AANKHON MEIN
    Lyrics : Qateel Shifai
 
Credits : Music By
TALAT AZIZ
and
FAYYAZ AHMED KHAN

his marks the fourth release of India's rising ghazal star, Talat Aziz. He has been widely acclaimed in his earlier albums, "Jagjit Singh presents Talat Aziz", "Shamakhana" and his latest "A Touch of Talat Aziz". Talat had become the singularly most sought-after "mehfil" artiste. His live performances draw enthusiastic audiences all over the world. On this double album, Polydor presents choicest selections from Talat's live performances, featuring his most applauded renditions at various "mehfils" of which he has been the star. This double album offers all his fans a rare opportunity to hear, "Talat Aziz Live".

  • INTRODUCTION BY LATE SARDAR IRFAN

  • ZINDAGI HAI MAGAR PARAYI HAI

  • BARSAT KI BHEEGI RAATON MEIN
 
  • EK KHILONA TOOT JAYEGA

  • TUJHSE KARTA THA NA MILNEKE

 

 
  • KYA MILEGA KISIKO KISISE
    Music: Jagjit Singh

  • MAINE EK AASHIYAN BANAYA THA
    Music : Talat Aziz

  • AB KYA GHAZAL SUNAOON
    Music: Jagjit Singh

 
  • AAPKA HUSN JO DEKHA

  • APNE HAATHON KI LAKIRON MEIN

  • HAR EK ZAKHM-E-JIGAR KO

 

 

 
Credits : Music By
TALAT AZIZ
 
  • ITNA TO HUA AY DIL
    Music: Jagjit Singh
    Lyrics : Saeed Rahi

  • DUNIYA KO YEH KAMAAL
    Music : Talat Aziz
    Lyrics : Qateel Shifai

  • KHUSHIK HI SAHI AANKHEN
    Music : Talat Aziz
    Lyrics : Shehzaad

  • PYAR TUMHARA BHOOL TO JAOON
    Music : Talat Aziz
    Lyrics : Qateel Shifai

  • KYA MILEGA KISIKO KISISE
    Music: Jagjit Singh
    Lyrics : Sardar Anjum
 
  • AB KYA GHAZAL SUNAOON
    Music: Jagjit Singh
    Lyrics : Saeed Shaheedi

  • TUM NAGMA-E-MAAH HO
    Music : Talat Aziz
    Lyrics : Behzaad Luknovi

  • YEH ISHQ NAHIN AASAAN
    Music: Talat Aziz
    Lyrics : Saeed Rahi

  • CHAHENGE TUJHE PAR
    Music: Jagjit Singh
    Lyrics : Saeed Rahi

  • TERI AANKHON MEIN JAB
    Music : Talat Aziz
    Lyrics : Qateel Shifa



"uroor" is the title of this album, a name which has been chosen with great care. For the eight tracks on this album blend to give rise to a feeling of intoxication. Spiritual intoxication, as it were, for the mind absorbs the ghazals and the soul sings along with the voice that is Talat Aziz, who has trained under the greatest of names in the ghazal world, one of them being Mehdi Hassan. No wonder then that this liquid-golden voice flows the way it does, in perfect harmony with the music, to scintillate, intoxicate and create a "SUROOR".

 

  • SAR-E-RAAH KUCHH BHI KAHA NAHIN
    Lyrics : Bashir Badr

  • AISA LAGTA HAI ZINDAGI TUM HO
    Lyrics : Bashir Badr

  • BHEEGI HUI AANKHON KA YEH
    Lyrics : Bashir Badr

  • KYON HUMSE KHAFA HO GAYE
    Lyrics : Qateel Shifai
 
  • SAQIYA JAAM UTHA
    Lyrics : Mustafa Zaidi

  • NIGAHON MEIN AANSOO
    Lyrics : Saeed Rahi

  • RAHON MEIN AKELE MAT GHOOMO
    Lyrics : Ibraheem Ashk

  • UDASI KA YEH PATTHAR
    Lyrics : Bashir Badri



 

Credits : Music By
TALAT AZIZ

 ilver grey packaging with a rainbow for a gift wrapping effect, 'Saughaat' is Talat Aziz's first double album for HMV. Fourteen ghazals fit into this hi-dynamic range product. Talat gets credit for "music" while Uttam Singh is the man responsible for the music "arrangement". Sardar Anjum emerges as Talat's pet poet, five tracks being the result of his flights of fancy. Saughat also features works of Qamar Jalalabad (one), Rupa Mehta Naghma (three), Bashir Badr (three) and Ibraheem Ashk (two). 'Phir chalee baad-e-sabaa' and 'Kabhi hum bhee tumse' are feathers in the cap of Ashk. Hyberbole and super-ego colour Sardar Anjums ghazals 'Kitne ujaale andar aaye' and 'Jeena Hai to', 'Tere gham kee yeh Saughaaten' is streched to fit the rhyme and metre. Qamar Jalalabadi provides ideal face for a 'Sharaab Ghazal'. Rupa's introductory couplet adds weight to 'Phool dekhe to', a tale of pining and unfulfilled desire rendered with gut-feeling by Talat. Talat employs a whole range of instruments, guitars, sitars, harmonium and violins in Saughaat.

   

  • PHIR CHALI BAAD-E-SADA

  • RAHON MEIN KAUN AAYA GAYA

  • TERE GHAM KI YEH
    SAUGHAATEN

  • WOH UTHI KALI GHATA

 

 
  • PHOOL DEKHE TO BAHARON KI BADI YAAD AAYEE

  • DIL KO KHUSHBOO KI TARAH

  • APNE HOTON PE UNGLIYAAN RAKHLO

  • KYA SE KYA YEH HAWA HO GAI

 

 
  • BAHUT YAAD AAYE BHULATE BHULATE

  • CHANDNI KE BAGH MEIN

  • TERE QAREEB BADE FAASLE

  • NAZAR AAYE
 
  • KITNE UJALE ANDER AAYE

  • KABHI HUM BHI TUM SE MILA KAREN

  • JEENA HAI TO JEENE KI EK

  • AISI ADA HOJA

asavvur was the first musical video album released in India. In this video, Talat plays the lead himself and the story is based on the ghazals of Tasavvur. The story was scripted by the well-known writer Akhtar ul-Imaan and directed by Chander Behl. The story line was a grafting of ten ghazals enacted in different situations and shot at different locations. It was completely a different concept, which got tremendous response.

anzil was a live concert album by Talat Aziz. In this album he was accompanied by world famous tabla players like Ustad Abdul Sattar popularly known as Tari and Ustad Sultan Khan. It was released by Lata Mangeshkar at an evening function at Hotel Taj Mahal, Mumbai. Manzil is a scintillating double album of ten ghazals, plus a melody of his all-time hits.
           

 
hadkan was the last album recorded for HMV as a contracted artist.
  • KUCHH DOOR HAMARE SAATH CHALO
    Music : Talat Aziz
    Lyrics : Ibraheem Ashik

  • PATTHAR KE JIGAR WALO
    Music : Zahid Hussain
    Lyrics : Bashir Badr

  • PYAR HI MANGA MAIN
    Music : Fida Hussain
    Lyrics : Ibraheem Ashik


    AAJ WHO AISE BENAQAAB HUYE
    Music : Zahid Hussain
    Lyrics : Ibraheem Ashik

  • MOHABBAT KI BAATEN
    Music : Talat Aziz
    Lyrics : Ibraheem Ashik

  • ANKHEN HI NAHI
    Music : Zahid Hussain
    Lyrics : Ibraheem Ashik

 
  • MAINE TO KUCHH NA SAMJHA
    Music : Zahid Hussain
    Lyrics : Ibraheem Ashik


  • TUJH SE MILNE KI SAZA
    Music : Zahid Hussain
    Lyrics : Danish Aligarhi


  • KUCHH MEETHE LAMHE
    Music : Talat Aziz
    Lyrics : Ibraheem Ashik


  • SAARA AALAM JHOOM UTHEGA
    Music : Talat Aziz
    Lyrics : Ibraheem Ashik



  • JAB BAHAR AAYEE
    Music : Zahid Hussain
    Lyrics : Ayyoob Roomani



  • KHUBSURAT HAI AANKHEN
    HASAN KAZMI

  • TU KISI AUR KI
    ZAFAR KALEEM

  • CHAAHAT MEIN KYA YA RAB MERI FANAA NIZAMI

  • KUCHH LOG
    ZAFAR KALEEM

 
  • AE JANE WAFAA
    IBRAHIM ASHK


  • RUKH SE PARDA
    ANWAR MIRZAPURI

  • GUJRE DINO KI YAAD
    QATEEL SHIFAI

  • AB KE BARAS TOO
    IBRAHIM ASHK

Credits : Music By
Talat Aziz

  • CHANDA TERI CHANDINI KO
    Lyrics : Bhairav Arun

  • KHAT HAI KE
    Lyrics : Nida Fazli

  • PATHAR PE GIRA SHEESHA
    Lyrics : Qateel Shifai

  • YE KEHRAHI HAI
    Lyrics : Qateel Shifai

 
  • CHHAYE HAI UN-RESHMI
    Lyrics : Qateel Shifai

  • APNE HAALAAT PE
    Lyrics : Qateel Shifai

  • KAHIN MAIN THA
    Lyrics : Nida Fazli

  • AB TO SHARAAB PEEJIYE
    Lyrics : Nida Fazli
Credits : Music By
TALAT AZIZ








  • KAISE SUKOON PAOON (Listen) Lyrics : Saeed Shaheedi
    Music : Jagjit Singh

  • PHIR CHHIDI BAAT (BAZAAR)
    Lyrics : Makhdoom Mohiudoin
    Music : Khaiyyaam

  • KHUDA KARE KE MOHABBAT(AFSHAN)
    Lyrics : Taasleem Fazli
    Music : Nashad

  • BARSAAT KI BHEEGI RATON MEIN
    Lyrics : Qateel Shifai
    Music : Talat Aziz

 
  • PEETE HAIN NAZAR SE
    Lyrics : Saeed Rahi
    Music : Talat Aziz

  • ITNA TO HUA AE DIL
    Lyrics : Saeed Rahi
    Music : Talat Aziz

  • KHUBSOORAT HAI ANKHEN TERI
    Lyrics : Hasan Kazmi
    Music : Jagjit Singh

  • APNI MARZI SE
    Lyrics : Nida Fazli
    Music : Talat Aziz

 

 
  • ZINDAGI JAB BHI (Listen)
    Film    : UMRAO JAAN
    Lyrics : Shahryaar
    Music : Khayyaam


  • CHAHENGE TUJHE
    Lyrics : Saeed Rahi
    Music : Jagjit Singh

  • CHANDA TERI CHANDNI KO
    Lyrics : Bhairav Arun
    Music : Talat Aziz

  • EK KHILONA TOOT JAYEGA
    Lyrics : Adeem Hashmi
    Music : Talat Aziz
 
  • CHAMAKTA CHAND SA
    Lyrics : Bhairav Arun
    Music : Talat Aziz

  • JAB TAK NA PYAAR
    Lyrics : Nusrat Badr
    Music : Talat Aziz


  • AAINA MUJHSE (DADDY)
    Lyrics : Suraj SanimBhairav Arun
    Music : Rajesh Roshan

  • YAAD AANE WALE (DHUN)
    Lyrics : Anand Bakshi
    Music : Laxmikant Pyaarelal
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