282 film songs by 21 singers were picturized
on Mohammad Ali in
which 165 were solo songs. Only Mehdi Hassan
sang the second height number of film songs for any actor,
after the record set by Ahmad Rushdi-Waheed Murad pair. Top three
singers, Mehdi Hassan, Ahmad Rushdi and Masood Rana sang 237
out of 282 songs.
Mohammad Ali's first singer was Masood Rana in film Shararat (1963)
and last singer was Mahendra Kapoor (Indian singer) in film Clerk
(1989). Mehdi Hassan's voice was so suitable for Mohammad Ali,
it seemed that Mohammad Ali was singing himself. Here is the detail's
of songs and singers:
- Mehdi Hassan 115 songs in 88 films
- Ahmad Rushdi 88 songs in 57 films
- Masood Rana 34 songs in 23 films
- Ghulam Abbas 12 songs in 11 films
- Mujeeb alam 8 songs in 7 films
- Rajab Ali 6 songs in 5 films
- Akhlaq Ahmad 5 songs in 5 films
- Waseem Farooqi 5 songs in 3 films
- Batish 2 songs in 2 films
- Saleem Raza 2 songs in one film
- Munir Hussain 2 songs in one film and
- A. Nayyar 2 songs in one film.
Saleem Shahzad, Amanant Ali Khan, Sharafat Ali Khan, Nazakat
Ali Khan, Salamat Khan, Inayat Hussain Bhatti, Imran Ali Nashad,
Shakil and Mahendra Kapoor sang one song each.
Mohammad Ali himself sang a song in film Naseeb
(1982) which was:
Yeh arzoo hai keh umar sari teri chahat mein beet jaye...