Official video for Singer Composer Actress Jyotika Sharma's cover of Farida Khanum's "Aaj Jaane Ki Zid Na Karo".
Aaj Jaane Ki Zid Na Karo (lit. Please don't insist on leaving today) is a Nazm written by Fayyaz Hashmi. It was popularlised by noted classical vocalists, Habib Wali Mohammad who also sang this song as a film playback singer in a Pakistani film Badal Aur Bijli (1973). Then the famous ghazal singer Farida Khanum also used to sing it in her television performances and in her live public concerts. It is sung in Raag Yaman Kalyan.
The song is sung by many artistes like Asha Bhosle (Asha Bhosle: Love Supreme, 2006) The song was used as background music in a scene in the Mira Nair's Golden Lion award winning film, Monsoon Wedding (2001). Habib Wali Mohammad's version of the song is also very popular. It is also a part of 'The Shruti Box', online music series by Shankar Tucker, where it was sung by Rohini Ravada. A.R. Rahman had performed this number in MTV Unplugged Season 2.
In 2015, this song was recomposed by Strings for Coke Studio Pakistan and re-sung by Farida Khanum after a significant gap from music in the finale episode of eighth season, concluding their run of 2015 season.
The song was used in an episode of Crime Patrol broadcast on 9th Feb 2016 on Sony TV.
Arijit Singh also recreated the song for TV show Naamkarann, telecast on Star Plus channel in August 2016.
The song was also recreated by Pritam, and featured in 2016 film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil in the voice of Shilpa Rao.