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O Chanda. . . Aaj Ki Raat Na Dhalna

Posted on: January 24, 2018


This article is written by Sudhir, 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.

Blog Day : 3477 Post No. : 13967

Missing Films of 1960s – 51
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It is not just a song that I should be concerned about. It is the entire film that I am surprised, has missed the attention of the team members of this blog. And not that the film is the issue. It is the songs that I wonder about. And just the category – ‘How come I missed this song’, will not suffice. Maybe another category that says – ‘How come we all missed this movie’.

The film that I am talking about is ‘Mahabharat’ from 1965. And I am sure you will be asking me – why? Another quite obscure film from the 1960s, as obscure as they come. But the songs, I am sure are going to turn out to be very familiar, most of them are favorites from radio listening days. Just sample these

  • “Champa Kali Chhup Chhup Jaaye Re”
  • “Ta Na Na Dir Dir Deem, Deem Ta Dere Na”
  • “Hari Hari Dharti Hai Neela Gagan”
  • “Sakhi Ri Baaje Mann Ki Baansuriya”

And today’s debut song, which is not the least of these – “O Chanda. . . Aaj Ki Raat Na Dhalna”. This film is such treasure of wonderful songs, all of them available online. And yet, this film has taken all this time to make its debut here.

The film is produced under the banner of AG Films, Bombay and is directed by Babubhai Mistry. The star cast is impressive and includes Pradeep Kumar, Padmini, Dara Singh, Abhi Bhattacharya, Jeevan, Ambika, Manhar Desai, Tiwari, Anoop Kumar, Maruti, and Achla Sachdev amongst others. Song list in Geet Kosh contains 9 songs. All the songs are from the pen of Bharat Vyas. And the music direction – it is Chitragupt.

Today’s debut song is a duet sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Mahendra Kapoor. The lilting melody, a dream song – it is such a dear memory from the past. The words, the music and the rendition – all three come together to create this masterpiece. A must listen for the lovers of music and songs of 1950s and 1960s. Enjoy.

Song – O Chanda. . . Aaj Ki Raat Na Dhalna  (Mahabharat) (1965) Singer – Lata Mangeshkar, Mahendra Kapoor, Lyrics – Bharat Vyas, MD – Chitragupt

Lyrics

aaaa aaaaaa
aaaaa aaaa
aaa aaaaaa aaaaa
aaaaa aaaaaaaa aaa
 
ooo ooo ooo
ooo ooo ooo
aaaa aaa aaaaa aaa
aaaaa aaaa aaaa aaa

o chanda. . .
aaj ki raat na dhalna
o chanda. . .
aaj ki raat na dhalna
jhilmil taaron ki chhaon mein
main jhoomum pee ki baahon mein
do praanon ke armaanon ka
sapna nahin badalna..aa..aa
o chanda. . .
aaj ki raat na dhalna

jee bhar geet milan ka gaa loon
piya ke haathon maang saja loon
jee bhar geet milan ka gaa loon
piya ke haathon maang saja loon
teri chaandni ki kirnon mein
jee mein aata aaj naha loon
ye badh bhaagin
raat suhaagin
phir aayegi kal na..aa..aa
o chanda. . .
aaj ki raat na dhalna
o chanda. . .
aaj ki raat na dhalna

teri palkon mein raswanti
raat ki rani chehak rahi
teri palkon mein raswanti
raat ki rani chehak rahi
teri alkon ko chhoo kar ke
rajnigandha mehak rahi
kitna aaj bhala lagta hai
chalna aur machalna..aa..aa
o chanda. . .
aaj ki raat na dhalna

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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आsss आssss
आssss आsss
आss आsssss आssss
आssss आsssssss आss

ओs ओs ओs
ओs ओs ओs
आss आs आssss आss
आssss आsss आsss आss

ओ चंदा॰॰आ
आज की रात न ढलना
ओ चंदा॰॰आ
आज की रात न ढलना
झिलमिल तारों की छाँव में
में झूमूँ पी की बाहों में
दो प्राणों के अरमानों का
सपना नहीं बदलना॰॰आ॰॰आ
ओ चंदा॰॰आ
आज की रात न ढलना

जी भर गीत मिलन का गा लूँ
पिया के हाथों मांग सजा लूँ
जी भर गीत मिलन का गा लूँ
पिया के हाथों मांग सजा लूँ
तेरी चाँदनी की किरणों में
जी में आता आज नहा लूँ
ये बढ़भागिन
रात सुहागिन
फिर आएगी कल ना॰॰आ॰॰आ
ओ चंदा॰॰आ
आज की रात न ढलना
ओ चंदा॰॰आ
आज की रात न ढलना

तेरी पलकों में रसवन्ती
रात की रानी चहक रही है
तेरी पलकों में रसवन्ती
रात की रानी चहक रही है
तेरी अलकों को छू कर के
राजनीगंधा महक रही है
कितना आज भला लगता है
चलना और मचलना॰॰आ॰॰आ
ओ चंदा॰॰आ
आज की रात न ढलना

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