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Hum Aage Badhte Jaayen Duniya Peechhe Peechhe Aaye

Posted on: June 17, 2017


This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a 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’s song is from film ‘Anban’ (1944) (pronounced as un-bun). So far, only one song from this film has been discussed on our blog in 2011. This is, therefore, the second song from this film. No songs of this film are available anywhere like You Tube etc. Then, how did I get introduced to  this song ? There is a story behind this.

Mr. Jayaraman Subramaniam ji must be in his mid 70s now. He is one of the most famous and very well known record collectors of India. I found his name mentioned in several books on HFM. I have never met him, nor have I ever spoken to him on phone, though he stays in Dombivali, a suburb of Mumbai (actually, it is in Thane district). From the information I gathered from his friends, Jay ji has been in this hobby since 1960. He is one of the major names in the field of record and song collections in India and Pakistan.

He had been a regular member of RMIM group on the internet. I have been following his comments – both past and recent ones – in the group and I find that almost all senior RMIM members all over the world do respect Jayaraman ji for his extraordinary knowledge about songs, MDs and singers. He is an expert in voice identification, so he can pinpoint the singers quite accurately. This quality of Jay ji has been helpful in solving many mysteries of songs and singers, where it is not mentioned or wrongly mentioned in HFGK.

I am happy that I am on his mailing list and he writes to me often about songs etc. He seems to have accepted me as “an eminent writer” and “a serious student of old HFM “. He stays alone in his flat at Dombivali. His wife expired few years back and two sons live separately.

Mr. Jayaraman ji worked in Indian Railways and retired after a long service record. Jay ji, through his BCSP (Bharatiya Cine Sangeet Parampara) holds listening sessions of rare songs on every Sunday and some of his old friends visit him on that occasion.

I have been told that recently he has sold his entire collection, for an undisclosed value, of records and songs to our friend Deepak Chowdhari ji of Paratwada, Amaravati (Maharashtra). You will recall that Deepak ji has attended our last held Gangout at Mumbai, some time back. However, Jay ji seems to have preserved all his songs on G Cloud- from where he discusses such songs with RMIMers and other Facebook music lovers.

Recently, he had mailed this song (today’s song) from film ‘Anban’ (1944) to RMIMers, including me of course. I fell in love with this song, when I heard it. I requested Jay ji to allow me to use his song to be discussed on our blog for the benefit of our readers and he magnanimously said yes by return of mail. So a big Thank You to Jay ji. Also my thanks to our own Sudhir ji, for kindly uploading this song from his own collection on You Tube, on my request. (Sudhir ji’s copy of the song is 30 seconds longer than the one sent in by Jay ji. Also the quality of the song recording is much better.)

Here is how Jayaraman ji got this song – in his own words, “Ek bahut hee madhur TRIO gaana jise MD: Jnan Dutt ne mujhe 1973 mein diya apni ek purani sanduk se. Meri passion for cine music mehsoos kar uss ne poora sanduk dae dala jisme kareeb 150 recorden 78 rpm ke thae (cover nahin thae) aur kafi achhi condition mein thee.

Aise aise film thae unke sangeet mein jo uss wakt (1973) mein maine kabhi naam bhi sune nahin thae…aur kaha: Yeh sab tumhare liye hai – lae jaao aur sun ke hamein bathana bhoolna mat !!Ussee sanduk mein se yeh ek ‘tri-gaan’ aap sab shrotajan ke liye pesh karta hoon….ussee passion ke sath aaj 43 saalon baad , HD format par. ”

‘Anban’ (1944) was a Bharat Productions film. It was directed by Niren Lahiri. He was born on 17-7-1908 in Calcutta. He started his directorial activity with Bangla film ‘Mahakabi Kaalidas’ (1942). His Hindi films are ‘Anban’ (1944), ‘Ban Phool’ (1945), ‘Arabian Nights’ (1946), ‘Vijay Yatra’ (1948) and ‘Shobha’ (1954). Niren Lahiri died in 1972.

The cast of the film is listed as Nargis, Pahadi Sanyal, Shahnawaz, David, Mubarak, Shobhana Samarth, Jagirdar etc. The odd sounding name of Pahadi Sanyal is that of a Bengali actor, who did Bangla and Hindi films with equal ease. Normally, Bangla stars (just like the south Indian stars) had a Himalayan problem of speaking Hindi and its diction, but not Sanyal. He was an expert in speaking Hindi and Urdu. But for his Bangla looks and mannerisms, he could have been a great addition to Bombay stars. Nevertheless, he acted in 53 Hindi films, made both at Calcutta and Bombay, from 1933 to 1970. Notably he never went to Lahore to work in any film.

Though his real name was Nagendranath Sanyal, having born in the hill station Darjeeling, he was nicknamed Pahari Sanyal (one from the hills) and the name continued throughout his professional career. He was born on 22-2-1906

From his childhood itself, Sanyal was extremely fond of music and he took training under several famous music teachers of the day. Finishing his school, he joined the engineering course at the Benaras Hindu University but soon left to study Indian classical music at the Morris College of Music in Lucknow. In Lucknow, the young Pahari came in contact with the poet and composer Atulprasad Sen and soon earned fame as one of the best exponents of Atulprasad’s songs. In 1931, he joined the service of the Maharaja of Dewar as his private secretary.

In 1932, Sanyal came to Kolkata and got introduced to PC Barua through his friend the cinematographer Krishna Gopal. Sanyal got a chance to act in the New Theatres production ‘Rooplekha’ (1934) but due to contractual problems he was ultimately unable to appear in the film. But he caught the eye of Debaki Bose and joined the New Theatres as an actor on a monthly salary of Rs 150.

Pahari Sanyal made his screen debut as a singer-actor in Debaki Bose’s musical ‘Meerabai’ (1933) (in Bangla) as Chand Bhatta, a role he also did in the Hindi version ‘Rajrani Meera’ (1933). Both the films were very popular and helped in establishing him as one of the major film stars of the day. In the same year, the famous music director Pankaj Mullick used him to re-record all the songs sung originally by SD Burman for ‘Yahudi Ki Ladki’, a New Theatres Production, directed by Premankur Atorthi. As he was fluent in both the languages, Pahari Sanyal starred in most of the Hindi/Urdu versions of the Bengali films produced by New Theatres.

In the 1930s, he had a string of hits as an actor and singer in Bengali/Hindi bilinguals like ‘Bhagyachakra/Dhoop Chhaon’ (1935), ‘Devdas/Devdas’ (1935), ‘Millionaire/Karorepati’ (1936), ‘Bidyapti/Vidyapati’ (1937), ‘Sapurey/Sapera’ (1939), ‘Abhinetri/Haar Jeet’ (1940) and ‘Naukadubi/Milan’ (1946). ‘Bhagyachakra’, one of the first films in India to use playback singing, had Sanyal singing the evergreen “Keno Paran Holo Bandhan Hara” while in its Hindi version he sang “Prem Ki Naiyaa Chali Jal Mein Mori”. In ‘Karorepati’, he had the hit song “Jo Naukri Dila De” – a duet with the legendary KL Saigal. In ‘Haar Jeet’ he sang another wonderful duet, “Mast Pawan Shake Hein” with Kanan Devi. “Wo Kahen Aap Ki Do Chaah Ka Inaam Mujhe“, a song sung by him in the film ‘Milan’ was also very popular. Pahari Sanyal’s performance as Jhumro, a young and audacious snake-charmer who elopes with the heroine Chandan (Kanan Devi) in the film ‘Sapurey/Sapera’ was extremely well appreciated by both the general audience and critics.

In 1941, he received the Best Actor Award from the Bengal Film Journalists Association (BFJA) for his brilliant performance as Kumarnath in the film ‘Pratisruti’ directed by Hemchandra Chunder. After this, he went to Mumbai and acted in films like ‘Mouj’ (1943), ‘Mohabbat’ (1943), ‘Insaan’ (1944), ‘Anban’ (1944), ‘Preet’ (1945), ‘Milan’ (1946) and ‘Shravan Kumar’ (1946). In all, Sanyal worked in 53 Hindi films, both at Calcutta and Bombay. His first film was ‘Rajrani Meera’ (1933) and the last one was ‘Dharti’ (1970) in Hindi. Sanyal also sang about 42 Hindi songs in 19 films.

He is perhaps, the only male actor who has worked with KL Saigal in maximum number of films

Sanyal played the role of a Hindu ascetic (the Swami ji) in the Merchant-Ivory film ‘The Householder’ (1963). He won the BFJA Award as the Best Supporting Actor for his efforts in ‘Jaya’ (1965), a film by Chitta Basu. He also had significant roles in ‘Grihadaha’ (1967), Shakti Samanta’s ‘Aradhana’ (1969) – an understanding and sympathetic father to the heroine Sharmila Tagore, ‘Nimantran’ (1971) and ‘Shesh Parba’ (1972). ‘Kaya Hiner Kahini’ (1973) was his final film.

Sanyal’s first wife died in child birth. Later he married actress Meera Devi. Their daughter Luku Sanyal became Doordarshan’s first English newsreader and did this from 1970 to 1980. Pahari Sanyal was an extremely sophisticated man in real life. He was fluent in Bangla, Hindi, Urdu and English and read French literature in the original language. When he died on 10 February 1974, Indian cinema lost one of its leading lights. (Thanks to Upperstall for select information from its article, used in this bio sketch).

‘Anban’ (1944) film story was about king size ego and its side effects. The story of the film is summarized below.

Madhav Pandit (Jagirdar) and Pandey (Shahnawaz) are very good friends, though their thinking is different. Pandit is old fashioned and traditional, having pride for Indian customs etc. Pandey on the other hand is a liberal person accepting the good in western culture, but not having anything against our old traditions.

Madhav Pandit has a son Yadav and two daughters – Madhavi (Shobhana Samarth) and Malati (Nargis). Pandey has one son – Vijay (Pahadi Sanyal). While Yadav and Vijay are good friends, Vijay has a soft corner for Malati. Eventually, their love blooms. They, together open a school in their town to train the new generation.

The elders fix their marriage also. Pandey wants to donate some amount to the school and so he makes some suggestions to the children. Pandit resents the suggestions. He also declines the donation of Pande. Both Pandit and Pandey have a hot argument, then a quarrel and they stop talking to each other.

The marriage of Vijay and Malati is broken. In his anger, Pandit marries his elder daughter Madhavi to an older, drunkard person – Ranjan ( Mubarak), who hails from a noble family. This marriage takes place against the opposition of everybody.

Not only this, but Pandit also fixes Malati’s marriage with an old jagirdar widower. One day Pandit’s son-in-law, Ranjan is caught red handed by Vijay, when Ranjan is selling his wife’s (Madhavi’s) gold ornaments for his drinks. Vijay fires him. Ranjan, as a revenge, goes and tells false stories to Pandit about Vijay, thereby spoiling his impression.

On the day of marriage, when the baraat is to come, it is found that Malati is missing. Not only that even Vijay is missing. Pandit is shocked and very much worried for his daughter. Afraid that she might commit suicide, he is scared.

Meanwhile baraat arrives and the groom angrily blames Pandit for doing injustice to his daughter, when her marriage was already fixed. Pandit repents, meanwhile Vijay and Malati arrive. They are married by a priest in a temple. Pandey comes there and gives a lecture on controlling anger and false ego. Pandit realises his mistake. He begs every one’s pardon and Vijay and Malati are married in the same place. The groom for Malati is on her side already, convinced by Vijay about their love. All is well that ends well. (635)

The film has 8 songs, composed by Gyan Dutt and written by Pt. Madhur. Today’s song is sung by GM Durrani, Ameerbai Karnataki and Hameeda Bano, as per HFGK. Enjoy this melody. You will love the music and the tune, I am sure.


Song – Hum Aage Badhte Jaayen Duniya Peechhe Peechhe Aaye (Anban) (1944) Singer – GM Durrani, Amirbai Karnataki, Lyrics – Pt Madhur, MD – Gyan Dutt
GM Durrani + Amirbai Karnataki
GM Durrani + Amirbai Karnataki + Hamida Bano

Lyrics

hum aage badhte jaayen
duniya peechhe peechhe aaye re
peechhe peechhe aaye
hum aage badhte jaayen
duniya peechhe peechhe aaye re
peechhe peechhe aaye
jo soye
so khoye
jo soye
so khoye premi
jo jaage so paaye re
jo jaage so paaye
jo soye
so khoye premi
jo jaage so paaye re
jo jaage so paaye
hum aage badhte jaayen
duniya peechhe peechhe aaye re
peechhe peechhe aaye

udd udd kar panchhi ke jodey
chhaaya karte jaayen
udd udd kar panchhi ke jodey
chhaaya karte jaayen
hawaa ke jhonke nai jawaani
jholi bhar bhar laayen
hawaa ke jhonke nai jawaani
jholi bhar bhar laayen
hum chalte chalte gaayen
duniya thakte thakte gaaye re
thakte thakte gaaye
hum chalte chalte gaayen
duniya thakte thakte gaaye re
thakte thakte gaaye
hum aage badhte jaayen
duniya peechhe peechhe aaye re
peechhe peechhe aaye

hare hare sab ped hamen
jhuk jhuk ke deven badhaai
hare hare sab ped hamen
jhuk jhuk ke deven badhaai
nadiyon ki lehren ban jaayen
shaadi ki shehnaai
nadiyon ki lehren ban jaayen
shaadi ki shehnaai
baanson ki har pori
bansi ban ke hamen lubhaaye re
ban ke hamen lubhaaye
baanson ki har pori
bansi ban ke hamen lubhaaye re
ban ke hamen lubhaaye
hum aage badhte jaayen
duniya peechhe peechhe aaye re
peechhe peechhe aaye

kadam kadam pe hasi khushi hon
armaanon ke gaanen
kadam kadam pe hasi khushi hon
armaanon ke gaanen
hum pahunche us jageh jahaan par
baste hon deewaane
hum pahunche us jageh jahaan par
baste hon deewaane
raat sunaaye. . .
raat sunaaye apni beeti
chanda sunta jaaye re
chanda sunta jaaye
raat sunaaye. . .
raat sunaaye apni beeti
chanda sunta jaaye re

chanda sunta jaaye
hum aage badhte jaayen
duniya peechhe peechhe aaye re
peechhe peechhe aaye

hum aage badhte jaayen

hum aage badhte jaayen

hum aage badhte jaayen

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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हम आगे बढ़ते जाएँ
दुनिया पीछे पीछे आये रे
पीछे पीछे आये
हम आगे बढ़ते जाएँ
दुनिया पीछे पीछे आये रे
पीछे पीछे आये
जो सोये
सो खोये
जो सोये
सो खोये प्रेमी
जो जागे सो पाये रे
जो जागे सो पाये
जो सोये
सो खोये
जो सोये
सो खोये प्रेमी
जो जागे सो पाये रे
जो जागे सो पाये
हम आगे बढ़ते जाएँ
दुनिया पीछे पीछे आये रे
पीछे पीछे आये

उड़ उड़ कर पंछी के जोड़े
छाया करते जाएँ
उड़ उड़ कर पंछी के जोड़े
छाया करते जाएँ
हवा के झोंके नई जवानी
झोली भर भर लाये
हवा के झोंके नई जवानी
झोली भर भर लाये
हम चलते चलते गाएँ
दुनिया थकते थकते गाये रे
थकते थकते गाये
हम चलते चलते गाएँ
दुनिया थकते थकते गाये रे
थकते थकते गाये
हम आगे बढ़ते जाएँ
दुनिया पीछे पीछे आये रे
पीछे पीछे आये

हरे हरे सब पेड़ हमें
झुक झुक के देवें बधाई
हरे हरे सब पेड़ हमें
झुक झुक के देवें बधाई
नदियों की लहरें बन जाएँ
शादी की शहनाई
नदियों की लहरें बन जाएँ
शादी की शहनाई
बाँसों की हर पोरी
बंसी बन के हमें लुभाए रे
बन के हमें लुभाए
बाँसों की हर पोरी
बंसी बन के हमें लुभाए रे
बन के हमें लुभाए
हम आगे बढ़ते जाएँ
दुनिया पीछे पीछे आये रे
पीछे पीछे आये

कदम कदम पे हंसी खुशी हों
अरमानों के गाने
कदम कदम पे हंसी खुशी हों
अरमानों के गाने
हम पहुंचे उस जगह जहां पर
बसते हों दीवाने
हम पहुंचे उस जगह जहां पर
बसते हों दीवाने
रात सुनाये॰ ॰ ॰
रात सुनाये अपनी बीती
चंदा सुनता जाये रे
चंदा सुनता जाये
रात सुनाये॰ ॰ ॰
रात सुनाये अपनी बीती
चंदा सुनता जाये रे
चंदा सुनता जाये
हम आगे बढ़ते जाएँ
दुनिया पीछे पीछे आये रे
पीछे पीछे आये

हम आगे बढ़ते जाएँ

हम आगे बढ़ते जाएँ

हम आगे बढ़ते जाएँ

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20 Responses to "Hum Aage Badhte Jaayen Duniya Peechhe Peechhe Aaye"

Did Pahadi Sanyal act in Mamta, in the role of Suchitra Sen’s husband ?

Pahadi Sanyal acted the role of Prosecuting Lawyer in the film Mamta-1966

Suchitra Sen’s husband was enacted by Kalipada Chakravarty.

Thanks a lot,Sir

I think Pahari Sanyal acted in Aaradhana(1969)as Sharmila Tagore`s father:

Pahadi Sanyal’s daughter, Luku Sanyal was Lecturer in English literature in my college – K C College, Churchgate. Few years later, it was a pleasant surprise to see her again on Doordarshan as newsreader in English.

Thanks for sharing this sweet song.
I reside at Dombivli and had an opportunity to meet Shri Jayraman. He is open minded and always ready to share/discuss his knowledge. He has created many audio visual-theme based- episodes on film songs. He is an encyclopedia of Hindi film songs. I was surprised to know that he has also , great knowledge of Marathi songs .

Arunji,
Thanks a lot for this detailed information on Pahadi Sanyal.
AK

Dear Arun ji,

This is a wonderful gem that you have introduced to us. Really a wonderful song.

Regarding Shri Jayraman’s collection, I would like to add some more info. Before Deepak ji (of Amravati) got to see and select, this collection was already sampled by one Shri Ahmed Khan, a renowned collector of Pakistan. As is heard from more than one source, and especially including a source that did the packaging and dispatch of the purchased records to Pakistan (for Shri Ahmed Khan), the cream of the collection was already siphoned away before Deepak ji got to see it. A sizeable quantity of ‘cancelled’ records were already taken by the Pakistani collector.

I would also introduce one more name at this juncture. Actually the sampling by Deepak ji has been shared between him and another dear friend and a very knowledgeable collector in his own right, Shri Dharmesh Kumar of Rohtak. The two had gone together to Jayraman ji for sampling the remaining collection. Dharmesh ji’s specialization is in the technical area of getting the best performance of 78 rpm records. His knowledge about turntables, pre amps, tube amplifiers, toner arms, cartridges, sound boxes and needles is indeed exemplary. Bakshi ji and I have had the opportunity to visit his home in Rohtak. He played 78 rpm records on different turntables, using different needles and cartridges and was able to demonstrate the finer differences in sound being heard. As he played the 78 rpm records, I was playing the ‘wav’ quality recordings on my laptop. And the differences in the sound produced was unmistakably noticeable. And yes, besides the technical expertise, Dharmesh ji has a sizeable collection of very good quality 78 rpm records, and he also knows a lot about rare records.

Rgds
Sudhir

Sudhir ji,

The entire episode, if true, gives me a lot of pain – pain I had experienced during my younger days when I used to spend time more on record collections than socialising even within the family.
Such type of experience during about 10 years I was in this hobby (1970- 1980). In fact, I had the worst experience getting the price quote of a single record of as high as Rs.30/- when the new 78 RPM record was available @6.60.

The bad experiences made me to take ‘sanyas’ not only from record collection but also from the Hindi film songs of golden period which got revived after my retirement in 2009 and more so after joining this Blog.

The action of Jayraman ji, if true, is akin to a vegetable vendor.

Thanks, Sudhir ji for this additional information. I had heard that a Pakistani collector had taken away the cream of records earlier to Deepak ji.
Your information is reliable because you have so many collector friends all over.
Few months back Jayaraman ji had offered old magazines for sale and had declared that if he did not get the price, he would burn all the stuff. Knowing him well enough, Surjit Singh ji and friends collected money and bought the magazines. These are now posted on Surjit Singh Ji’s site for all.
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Luckily, each and every record collected and later sold, Jayaraman ji has kept the songs on G Cloud, with him. So these will be available to us whenever he releases them on RMIM or FB.
Thank God for this.

Dear Arun ji, Sadanand ji,

I read your responses with interest. And I would like to add the following comments.

Sadanand ji,
Please do not feel pained on account of this discussion. Yes, the cost of good quality items, of any variety, is always at a steep premium, be it art work, stamps, old books, prime properties, and any kind of antique memorabilia. And so one should not regret, nor feel pained if a seemingly illogical transaction seems to have taken place. That transaction is between the buyer and the seller. If they agree on a certain value for a certain item, then that is their understanding of the value. We should not regret it.

I have collector friends, who also provide songs and media to interested parties, for a price. I have heard lot of criticism about them from many quarters, especially for the rates being charged. I disagree with that criticism. Theirs is a business like any other business. In any other business of rare commodities, the seller is free to charge whatever he may consider is the right value for him. So let the same principle be applied to records and music. And especially if this business is the only source of income for that person, then I believe he has the right to charge what he thinks is appropriate, and sell it to selective buyers. It is true that it is not his copyrighted property. But then if he is in possession of a rare item that others want, and he has either himself acquired it at great trouble, or a steep price, then it simply is a matter of demand and supply.

With regards to Shri Jayraman, I would like to add that in his case there is a recent life changing event in his life, that needs to be understood. He has had some serious health problems in the recent past. And in light of that, I appreciate his move to sell his collection, for then at least it continues to be available in knowledgeable hands. Plus he made a wise decision, not knowing how much his health maintenance cost would be, and knowing that he has no other family. I know of a couple of other situations where a very ardent collector passed away unexpectedly; the heirs have no interest in his collection or the hobby; and the collection itself is now sitting in storage gathering dust. There is one such case in Bombay, and many people tell about it.

Coming to collectors from Pakistan. From what I have gathered from my circle of friends in India, as well as outside India, there is an extremely serious interest and love for old HFM in Pakistan, that is no less than the lovers of this art form in India. And, having the capacity, they are ready to pay what would seem beyond belief to us. But it is true that they love this music, they are crazy for the voices like Zohra Bai and Khurhseed and Rajkumari. And this deep interest is what is required to sustain the longevity of this art form. It sounds paradoxical, but it is true. In Pakistan also, as many generations have passed since partition, as in India. And they too, like the HFM lovers in India, demonstrate an equal, if not greater, affinity to this music. What happens in Pakistan is probably a step ahead than India. In place like Quetta, there are annual and semi-annual competitions between the premium collectors, to display and play a rare and prized 78 rpm record, in the gathering. These contests are very real, and there are prizes awarded, to the tune of Rs 50,000 to Rs one lakh, for the records that the judges may moderate to be the rarest of rare records brought into public domain for the first time that year. Renowned collectors like Mushtaq Abdullah (who passed away a little while ago), and Ahmed Khan, are the people who are investing to sustain this art form.

Arun ji,

Yes, I also came to know about the magazines that Jayraman ji has given up, for a price. Surjit Singh ji told me about it when I met him earlier this year. Putting music on the cloud and scanning the magazines and uploading them, are good steps that need to be taken. I have a collector friend who is also in business of the same. But I very much appreciate a lifelong principle he has – he will never sell a record, of which he has only one copy.

I believe all these moves are in the right direction. In good time, more and more of such items will become available in public domain, as they get into the hands of people who differentiate between the values of possession vs sharing.

Rgds
Sudhir

Sudhir ji,
Thanks for the very interesting information about this different world of collectors. Sometimes it is unimaginable and the general public is simply awed to know this kind of passion, which is beyond their thinking stretched to infinity !
With all this discussion, we have actually provided a new and uncommon wing of information for our readers.
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Sudhir ji,

I understand that there is a financial need in the post retirement period especially if one does not have enough savings to take care of serious health problems etc.

Since equal opportunity was not given to the interested buyers, I felt that the such sales were akin to sale by a vegetable vendor – the first one gets to choose good ones and the last one gets the rejected items.

If I go by what Arun ji has stated in his comments in regards to the sale of old film magazines, you can judge a person if one says that if he does not get the price, he would burn all the stuff. One can not expect such kind of action from a true Hindi film music lover.

So in that case, like in any other business, it is the prerogative of the sellers as to how he wants to sell.

His declaration about magazines is on Facebook. That is why Surjit Singh ji appealed to music lovers to build a fund to buy the mags.

His said statement is on Facebook.That is why Surjit Singh ji appealed to music lovers to build a fund to buy the mags.He knows Jay ji.

Regret duplication.

Thanks for the post and the song Deshmukh Sir !!
And thanks to Sudhir ji, Kamath Sir and Deshmukh Sir for the interesting details about record collectors and the inputs to preserve the treasure of HFM.
Thanks,
Like the song very much !! Meaningful lyrics and symbolic too given to the blog and music lovers journey in the quest of getting it all that has been there created years ago …

Good post .Thanks.
The ensuing discussion was interesting and added value to the post.

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