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Atul Song-A-Day 10K Song Milestone Celebrations –39
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It’s FINALLY here – yaaaay!

Yes, the MOTHER of all milestones on this beloved blog of ours is FINALLY here.

And I cannot even begin to tell you how thrilled I am.

It seems almost surreal – that five-digit number. 10,000.

Let me now write it in words. In capitals. TEN THOUSAND.

Ah, it feels so sweet. :-)

Many of us have been waiting for this milestone for a while now. There has been a reference to this off and on in recent postings, the excitement hardly concealable. To use a cricket analogy (there I go again!), it’s like a batsman on 99 – only much tougher because there are no shortcuts.

But like all good things, it has come in its due time – not rushed.

And now it’s time to sit back and soak in the moment.

Ten thousand. Ten times ten times ten times ten. Wow!

I remember when Sunny Gavaskar became the first batsman in the world to get to 10,000 Test runs. That was in Ahmedabad in 1987. That too felt surreal – I wasn’t used to a 5-digit number. It took a while to get used to it. (Since then many have got there, of course).

This will also take some getting used to. I’ve often checked the song count on the blog – and have got used to a 4-digit count.

I’m just thinking – if I’m feeling so thrilled, how must Atul be feeling? He is the creator of this blog, he is the one who has given each one of these songs its place here. Even if the rest of us have contributed sometimes with lyrics or guest posts, it is Atul who has meticulously put it all together. And that’s only a small fraction of the total – most of the posts have been done 100% by Atul.

So would Atul sit back and relax? I’m not sure. He seems to me to be the Gavaskar type. Once Sunny got to his hundred, he would just mark his guard again and start all over again, as if embarking on a new innings. Whatsay, Atul? (I love pulling Atul’s leg! :-))

On such an occasion, it is only natural to look back, to reminisce a bit about the journey. Atul is obviously the best person to speak of this but I would like to share some of my fond memories too.

I’ve discussed much of this earlier too on some previous posts, so please excuse me if I’m repeating myself.

For me, it all started when I got to know Atul. And that was even before this blog started.

In 2005, being the cricket-crazy guy that I was (and, to a lesser extent, still am), I enrolled on a cricket forum to discuss cricket. That’s where I found Atul. It was an immediate connect – we were the only two guys discussing Clive Lloyd and Andy Roberts of the mid-70s. :-)).

Very soon, both of us moved onto another newly-formed cricket forum. One of the most fun aspects of this forum was that, although it was primarily meant for cricket, we’d discuss a whole lot of other stuff too. All sorts of crazy nonsense was most welcome at this forum.

One of the things we (Atul, I and a few others) started discussing was old Hindi film songs. We’d post old songs and discuss them. Often we’d discuss a theme – I remember Atul writing up a post on train-based songs. It used to be fun.

Around that time, Atul started blogging too. He’s always been keen on trying out stuff – I think blogging was one of those ventures for him at that time. :-).

And then one fine day, on the 19th of July 2008 to be precise, he quietly created a song blog.

He informed the rest of us (on the cricket forum) a couple of days later about this. He said he liked a lot of songs – and wanted to share them with others – so he had started this song blog where he intended to post one song a day.

Very humble beginnings. :-)

And for the record, that first song is

http://atulsongaday.me/2008/07/19/mile-na-phool-to-kaanton-se-dosti-kar-lee/

I seriously doubt whether, on that July date, Atul had even remotely imagined that, almost 6 years later, his “humble” song blog would be THE go-to song blog on the internet worldwide, that it would have over five-and-a-half MILLION hits from people all over the world, that it would be a trigger to bring together a community of music lovers – and that it would be recording its 10,000th song.

All staggering achievements – and it’s all because of the single-minded focus, determination and, very importantly, passion of Atul.

Ok, I know Atul will be modest and share the credit with others – but the fact is that this blog is HIS baby. Occasionally, we’ve held the baby and played with it, maybe sung some lullabies – but the baby well and truly belongs to Atul. :-).

And mind you, he’s done this, while having a full-time job, with family / pet commitments. And often with questionable internet connectivity.

Atul’s done all this as a labour of love, not as a commercial venture. Such commitment from one person has, in a sense, to be a labour of love. Without such passion, this blog would not have been sustained like this.

Everyday we see songs posted here, and tend to take them for granted – we need to look behind them and see how much effort goes into each song. Noting down the lyrics, getting details about the song, categorizing it in various categories, preparing a write-up – all of this takes time, especially when you are as uncompromising as Atul is.

In the early days, it was one song a day. That’s also why the blog is named “atulsongaday”. After a while, since the pace of posting was too slow for Atul’s liking, he began posting 4-5 or as many songs as he could reasonably post in a day.

Or maybe Atul was just pushed by me and other visitors to his blog. :-).

In the early days, visitors (including myself) would give Atul “farmaishes” for songs. We all had our “favourites” that we wanted to see on the blog and discuss. We’d post them in the comments section – and Atul would try to satisfy our request.

Soon, he was posting OUR farmaishes more than his own preferred songs. :-) I remember I used to shamelessly make a list of 10 songs in one farmaish-comment. And I used to make many such farmaish-comments. I feel SO guilty now. :-).

After a while, Atul even started a separate section on his blog for just “farmaishes”. Over the years, Atul would keep on adding features to his blog.

Then one day, Atul asked me if I’d like to write up a song.

Although I considered it an honour, I must admit I was a bit nervous about it. Not that I wasn’t used to writing. I had my own blog where I would sometimes post stuff, largely cricket-related. And I was used to writing on the cricket forum.

But this was different. This was a guest post for Atul’s blog and I didn’t want to spoil his blog in any way.

But I accepted the offer – and wrote up my first guest post on the blog.

Since then, I’ve written a few – and every time it’s been an honour.

For me, the sense of community that this blog gives is tremendous. It’s not just a song blog where one comes to check out songs. It’s a place where I’ve got to know SO many wonderful people, got to learn so many things from them, got to learn about so many songs that I’d never heard before. My knowledge of old Hindi songs/films/artistes has increased exponentially, thanks to this blog and all our friends here. And I’m still learning every time I visit here.

Atul may or may not realize the significance of his achievements, but, in my opinion, he’s created something that is a lasting legacy for the future. Many of the songs here are rare. Some of them were possibly not even on the internet earlier – and even if they were – they were extremely obscure and languishing, unknown to most. Now, properly curated, indexed and categorized – with an introduction – they have been given respect, in a manner of speaking. Years later, if somebody wants to check out a song from the 1940s, he or she can visit here – and will hopefully find it here. This has become an archive, a library with a lot of treasures in it.

What a journey!

I think I’ve been reminiscing – and, in my typical style, rambling – long enough. Time now to get on to the song for the occasion.

The song I’ve picked for this special occasion is a song that I fell in love with the first time I heard it.

It is from the film, Karigar (1958) starring Ashok Kumar and Nirupa Roy.

I happened to watch this film about a year ago – and though I liked other songs of this film also, this particular song was so much fun that it has stuck in my head ever since. I’ve listened to it many times since on youtube – and wanted to do a write-up a long time ago. Somehow I never got around to doing it – and since it’s not yet been posted here – I thought I’d use this occasion to share the song with you.

Its lines go “Baman ho ya Jaat” and it is a total fun song, reminiscent of the “Te ke main jhooth boliya” from Jaagte Raho (1956). That is another song I absolutely love – and if this song has shades of that one, I, for one, am not complaining.

The song is picturised on Chowpatty beach, where food stalls can be found and vendors market their food, whether bhelpuri, chaat or anything else. I cannot recognize one of the two faces (it looks very familiar) but the other one is Dhumal. They are both trying to attract customers, each one trying to push his product forward, claiming it to have qualities of all sorts.

Ashok Kumar can be seen with his son, enjoying the performance. We can also see a sinister Nazir Kashmiri who has followed them to this place, to do damage.

In summary, the story is like this. Ashok Kumar is a highly skilled carpenter/artisan who is out of work. His wife (Nirupa Roy) is the bread-earner for the family. She works as household help for a rich family – and manages to arrange a job for Ashok Kumar at her employer’s workplace. But for this, he is required to bring his own tools. Spending almost all the money he has, he manages to buy a toolkit. But Nazir Kashmiri, who works at the same place, wants to hire someone else. So he tries to sabotage Ashok Kumar’s chances by stealing his toolkit. He does this during this song, when Ashok Kumar and his son are distracted.

As happens with most movies, it all ends well.

Do listen to the song. I’m sure you’ll enjoy it too. Written by Rajinder Krishan, it is composed by C.Ramchandra.

One of the voices is his, the other is Rafi saab’s.

I leave you with the song.

And, most importantly, once again, HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS to Atul (and all of us also) on this momentous occasion.


Song-Arre badi atpati badi chatpati (Kaareegar)(1958) Singers-Rafi, C Ramchandra, Lyrics-Rajinder Krishan, MD-C Ramchandra

Lyrics

Chaat re chaat…
Bahman ho ya Jat
Bhikari ho ya ho samraat
Governor ho ya chaahe laat
Sabhi mil khaayen meri chaat
Hai ye Chowpatty ki
Arrey badi atpatti badi chatpatti
Chaat hai ye Chowpatty ki
Aaho aaho oho aaho aaho
Oho aaho aaho oho aaho aaho
Aahun aahun unhun aahun aahun
Unhun aahun aahun unhun aahun aahun

O o o o o o o hoy
Teekha teekha pada masala
Arrey teekha teekha pada masala
Swaad hai khatta khatta
Dubla patla khaakar isko
Ban jaaye hatta katta
Dubla patla khaakar isko
Ban jaaye hatta katta
Sheher Bambai
Aah waah waah
Sheher Bambai
Cheez hai nayi
Suno re bhai
Cheez hai nayi
Arrey badi atpatti badi chatpatti
Chaat hai ye Chowpatty ki
Jee jee jee jee jee jee jee jee
Jeejeer jeer jeer jeejeer jee
Jeerjee hoy jeerjee

O o o o o o
Sar pe pagdaa pet hai tagdaa
Sar pe pagdaa pet hai tagdaa
Gharwaali se jhagdaa
Agar mitaana hai to sethji
Khao mera ragdaa
Agar mitaana hai to sethji
Khao mera ragdaa
Pet ki dawaa
Arrey waah waah
Pet ki dawaa
Rog ho hawaa
Pet ho safaa
Rog ho dafaa

Arrey badi atpatti badi chatpatti
Chaat hai ye Chowpatty ki
Aaho aaho oho aaho aaho
Oho aaho aaho oho aaho aaho
Aahun aahun unhun aahun aahun
Unhun aahun aahun unhun aahun aahun

O o o o o o hoy
Hindu Muslim Sikh Parsi
Arrey Hindu Muslim Sikh Parsi
Sab mein karaaye mel
Badi karaamaati hai bhaiya ye Bambai ki bhel
Arrey badi karaamaati hai bhaiya ye Bambai ki bhel
Hai garam-a-garam
Hai garam-a-garam
Ek ka dharam
Mitaaye bharam
Hai garam-a-garam
Arrey badi atpatti badi chatpatti
Chaat hai ye Chowpatty ki
Jee jee jee jee jee jee jee jee
Jeejeer jeer jeer jeejeer jee
Jeerjee hoy jeerjee

Ho o o o o o o
Meri paanipuri jo khaaye
Meri paanipuri jo khaaye
Badle uske rang
Ude dimaag gagan mein uska jaise udey patang
Daam wo bhoole
Arrey sambhalna bhai
Daam wo bhoole
Kaam wo bhoole
Naam wo bhoole
Kaam wo bhoole

Arrey badi atpatti badi chatpatti
Chaat hai ye Chowpatty ki
Aaho aaho oho aaho aaho
Oho aaho aaho oho aaho aaho
Aahun aahun unhun aahun aahun
Unhun aahun aahun unhun aahun aahun

Bahman ho ya Jat
Bhikhari ho ya ho samraat
Governor ho ya chaahe laath
Sabhi mil khaayen meri chaat
Hai ye Chowpatty ki
Jee jee jee jee jee jee jee jee
Jeejeer jeer jee jeejeer jee
Aahun aahun unhun aahun aahun
Unhun aahun aahun unhun aahun aahun
Jee jee jee jee jee jee jee jee
Jeejeer jeer jee jeejeer jee
Aahun aahun unhun aahun aahun
Unhun aahun aahun unhun aahun aahun

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This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

THE VIBRANT 40s (Episode No. 11)
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None of my series is complete without a song by/from C Ramchandra. This not only indicates my love for his songs, but also highlights that he composed a variety of songs to fit into any series.
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This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

“Aath Din” (1946) was directed by Ashok Kumar and Dattaram Pai. The movie had Ashok Kumar, Veera, Agha, Mehndi Ali, S L Puri, V H Desai, Anurag Chandra etc in it.
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This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Badalte Huye Saathi (Episode 11…LAST SONG)(Lata sings with Chitalkar)

Finally, we have reached the end of this series having just 11 songs. For a theme like BADALTE HUYE SAATHI,11 songs is too less, I know. This subject is so vast that,at best,it can only be represented here, and it is not possible to do full justice to the topic, I agree. When I started this series,I had said that it is not possible to cover all the Major singers or cover the entire period of 1931 to 1960. However, the temptation to write on this topic was so intense that I decided to do it in 10 to 12 episodes, somehow. Utter ” Na- Insaafi “, I am aware of it !
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This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

“Nausherwan e Adil”(1957) was directed by Sohrab Modi for Minerva Movietone. The movie had Raj Kumar, Mala Sinha, Sohrab Modi, Murad, Naseem, Bipin Gupta, Agha, Shammi, Niranjan Sharma, Sheela Vaz, Heera Sawant, Amir Banu etc in it.
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“Navrang” (1959) was one of the the first Hindi colour movies, following the lead of movies like “Aan” (1951), “Jhanak Jhanak Paayal Baaje” (1955), “Mother India” (1957) etc. “Navrang” (1959) was produced and directed by V Shantaram under his banner of Rajkamal. It had Mahipal, Sandhya, Nirmal Kumar, K. Date, Vandana, Agha, Baburao Pendharkar, Ullhas, Chandrakant Desai, Vatsala Deshmukh etc in it.
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This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Today is the Death Anniversary of DEV ANAND.

He was one of those who can never be forgotten. He was the most handsome of the three great heroes of India, Raj, Dilip and Dev. Raj and Dilip grew old, did grandpa’s roles and we digested them. But even the thought of seeing Dev Anand as an old Grandfather was highly disturbing. He forever, remained the evergreen chocolate Hero for people of his generation.
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“Baabuji” (1950) was an Udaya Pictures Production. It was directed by Bhagwan. the movie had Bhagwan, Munawwar Sultana, Leela Gupte, Amar, A. Shah, Jankidas etc in it.
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This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.

This is the second song in the series “Music Directors singing for other Music Directors”.

This is a song from film BARAATI-1954,sung by Chitalkar and Asha Bhonsale. The Music Director was Roshan.
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“Saaqi”(1952) was a Talwar Films Production. It was produced by R C Talwar and directed by H S Rawail. The movie had Madhubala, Premnath, Bipin Gupta, Mohna, Randhir, Iftikhar, Rirkoo, Mumtaz, Mattoo, Chandabai, Uma Dutt, Azim, Douglas, H. Prakash, Nazir, Sadhusingh, Cuckoo, Gope etc in it.
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