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Sajnaa saawan aaya

Posted on: September 28, 2017


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Today (28 september 2017) is the birth anniversary of one and only Lata Mangeshkar. People may have wondered why there was a lull in the blog today. These days we have just a couple of posts daily with some rare days when we manage to crank up the rate to day four of five songs a day.

Lata Mangeshkar is the most well represented artist in the blog. As many as 3244 songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar are represented in the blog. There was a time when she averaged over one song a day in the blog. With less songs posted in the blog over the last couple of years, now the figure stands at 3244 songs /3359 days, viz. 0.966 songs per day.

Out of these 3244 songs, as many as 2074 songs are solo songs. So the remaining 1170 of her songs are duets and others. Her most common singing partner has been Rafi. The two of them have collaborated in around 415 duets or so. As many as 328 of these duets are already represented in the blog.

On the occasion of Lata Mangeshkar’s birth anniversary today, here is a less heard Rafi Lata duet. This song is from “Band Master” (1963). This movie was directed by Ravindra Dave for R L Films, Bombay. This obscure movie had Jagdeep, Azra, Lalita Pawar, Rajan Haksar, Ravikant etc in it.

The movie had four songs in it. HFGK is silent about the singers of these songs including the song under question. But on listening to the songs, one can easily identify the voices in all four songs.

The song under discussion, the third song from the movie to be covered here, is sung by Lata and Rafi. Prem Dhawan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Chitragupta.

On the occasion of the birth anniversary of Lata Mangeshkar (28 september 1929), here is the 329th Rafi-Lata duet to appear in the blog. I take this opportunity to wish her a very happy birth anniversary and wish her many more happy returns of the day.


Song-Sajna saawan aaya (Band Master)(1963) Singers-Lata, Rafi, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Chitragupta

Lyrics

sajna
saawan aaya
sajna saawan aaya
haaye
dil udke chala hai baadal mein
ho
mujhko saath liya ja
mujhko saath liya ja
haaye
dil baandh ke mera aanchal mein
ho

sajna saawan aaya

hosh lutaa ke
hosh mein aaye
ye hai paheli kaisi
koi samjhaaye
hosh lutaa ke
hosh mein aaye
ye hai paheli kaisi
koi samjhaaye

dil to ganwaaya to jeene ka maza hai paaya
sajna saawan aaya
sajna saawan aaya
haaye
dil udke chala hai baadal mein
ho
sajna saawan aaya

mujhpe nasheeli nazren na daalo
gir gir jaau main to aake sambhaalo
mujhpe nasheeli nazren na daalo
gir gir jaaun main to aake sambhaalo
hum kya sambhaalen
ke ham pe bhi nasha hai chhaaya
mujhko saath liya ja
mujhko saath liya ja
haaye
dil baandh ke mera aanchal mein
ho

sajna saawan aaya

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6 Responses to "Sajnaa saawan aaya"

Thank you for the post Atul ji and the song too (I think I have not listened it earlier or don’t remember so).

Happy Birthday to the one and only one Lata Mangeshkar ji !!!

(In the last para kindly – third line – kindly correct the typo ‘wid=sh’ )

Thanks,

You have chosen a very sweet song to commemorate the birthday of Lata ji.

May she live long.

Hearty Janmdin Vadhaayee. May Devi maa shower upon her happy and healthy many many years to come. This is a wish from her 172 days younger loving brother.

Wishing from the Depth of the Heart A Very Very Happy Birthday to the Voice of Saraswati, Swar Kokila, The One & Only LATAJI from one of the biggest and youngest Fan of Her Voice.

Alternate audio link with better audio quality

One of the greatest melodious duet of Rafi-Lata with typical Chitragupt Trademark.

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