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Aaj Khushi Ka Jaam Le

Posted on: May 13, 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 : 3586 Post No. : 14338

Missing Films of 1960s – 69
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This is a tried and tested mechanics. Whenever I have tried it, it has always worked like a charm. Maybe one should work on deriving some axiomatic theorem from this experience.

Dig out a film no one has heard about, even yourself. Try and locate some songs of this film. One or more artists associated with the song should be totally unfamiliar and less known. Check out the songs. You will find a song or songs which are so wonderfully attractive, that the mind is dumbfounded – where have these gems been buried, and that so for decades. Just does not settle into some sensible logic.

The year is 1967, not too far faded back in memory. The film is ‘Jungle Ki Hoor’ – an absolute unknown entity. I mean, now living in the age of Geet Kosh, we do see the listings, and know – OK, there is a film of that year with this name. But nothing more than that. And the situation does not change much, since no additional information can be sought out for films of such temper.

But then, you lay hands on some songs of this film. As I have been able to locate and acquire – a couple of songs of this film. Apparently just one record of this film has been traced so far in public domain. I know this film is listed in the homework list of missing films of 1960s. So I pull out the songs, listen to them, and am bowled over.

The song presented today is written by Sajan Bihari – a totally unfamiliar name. As I checked the Geet Kosh, I find this name appear only in one more film – ‘Bahut Door’ – an unreleased film from 1940s. Incidentally, the music director for both these films is BN Bali (aka Baldev Nath Bali). So sometimes in the 1940s, these two artists came together and created some songs. And then after almost two decades, they reunite for another film in 1967. As far as BN Bali is concerned, we encounter his name in some more listings, but Sajan Bihari – that’s it.

The film is a costume drama produced under the banner of NJ Productions, Bomby and is directed by SM Sheikh. The cast of actors includes Azaad, Indira, Khurshid, Tuntun, Habeeb, Maqbool, Nazeer Kashmiri, Fazal Khan, V Kishore, B Rupa, Noorjahan, Anand (Mamaji), Indian Charlie, Waliul Khan and Sheikh himself. Geet Kosh lists six songs for this film, with two songwriters identified – Madan and Sajan Bihari. Madan is not so much of an unknown entity now. Very active in the decade of 1960s and 1970s, he has almost a hundred songs to his credit listed in the Geet Kosh. And we have seven of his songs already showcased on our blog.

Sajan Bihari, on the other hand, is a mystery. Only three songs listed in the entire Geet Kosh, and the first one to find its place on our blog. I would request the more knowledgeable readers and friends to please add more information about this lyricist. And about this film also, if possible.

The singing voice is Krishna Kalle. A very beautifully rendered song, I am sure you will love it on first hear, as I did. Enjoy.

Song – Aaj Khushi Ka Jaam Le  (Jungle Ki Hoor) (1967) Singer – Krishna Kalle, Lyrics – Sajan Bihari, MD – BN Bali

Lyrics

laaaaaa
laa laa laa laa la la laa
laa laa laa laa la la laa
laa la la la
aaa haa haa haaaa haaa haaaaa

aaj khushi ka jaam le
pyaar ka daaman thaam le
teri nigaahen
dhokha naa khaayen
jazbaaye dil se kaam le

aaj khushi ka jaam le
pyaar ka daaman thaam le
teri nigaahen
dhokha naa khaayen
jazbaaye dil se kaam le
aaj khushi ka jaam le

husn ka jaadu
tauba-aashiqan hai
pyaase dilon ka
aaj milan hai
husn ka jaadu
tauba shikan hai
pyaase dilon ka
aaj milan hai
sab haseen
sab jawaan
sab haseen
sab jawaan
tub bhi kisi ka pyaam le
pyaar ka daaman thaam le
teri nigaahen
dhokha naa khaayen
jazbaaye dil se kaam le
aaj khushi ka jaam le

bikhre na meri
zulfon ka saagar
phaile na mere
nainon ka kaajal
bikhre na meri
zulfon ka saagar
phaile na mere
nainon ka kaajal
dekho sanam
behke kadam
dekho sanam
behke kadam
aa ke mujhe zara thaam le
pyaar ka daaman thaam le
teri nigaahen
dhokha naa khaayen
jazbaaye dil se kaam le
aaj khushi ka jaam le
pyaar ka daaman thaam le
teri nigaahen
dhokha naa khaayen
jazbaaye dil se kaam le
aaj khushi ka jaam le

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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ला॰॰आ॰॰॰
ला ला ला ला ल ल ला
ला ला ला ला ल ला
ला ल ल ल
आ हा हा हाss हाs हाsss

आज खुशी का जाम ले
प्यार का दामन थाम ले
तेरी निगाहें
धोखा ना खाएं
जज़्बए दिल से काम ले

आज खुशी का जाम ले
प्यार का दामन थाम ले
तेरी निगाहें
धोखा ना खाएं
जज़्बए दिल से काम ले
आज खुशी का जाम ले

हुस्न का जादू
तौबा-आशिक़न है
प्यासे दिलों का
आज मिलन है
हुस्न का जादू
तौबा-आशिक़न है
प्यासे दिलों का
आज मिलन है
सब हसीं
सब जवां
सब हसीं
सब जवां
तू भी किसी का पयाम ले
प्यार का दामन थाम ले
तेरी निगाहें
धोखा ना खाएं
जज़्बए दिल से काम ले
आज खुशी का जाम ले

बिखरे ना मेरी
ज़ुल्फों का जादू
फैले ना मेरे
नैनों का काजल
बिखरे ना मेरी
ज़ुल्फों का जादू
फैले ना मेरे
नैनों का काजल
देखो सनम
बहके कदम
देखो सनम
बहके कदम
आके ज़रा मुझे थाम ले
प्यार का दामन थाम ले
तेरी निगाहें
धोखा ना खाएं
जज़्बए दिल से काम ले
आज खुशी का जाम ले
प्यार का दामन थाम ले
तेरी निगाहें
धोखा ना खाएं
जज़्बए दिल से काम ले
आज खुशी का जाम ले

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1 Response to "Aaj Khushi Ka Jaam Le"

Many thanks for this post and this ‘rare treat’ Sir ji …!!!
I listened to this song many times, on the first hearing it did sound a little familiar, but listening to it again and again reminds me of listening to this song may be on ‘Vividh Bharti’ on radio during my stay at Nagpur.
Thanks for this beautiful presentation and other information about the movie and the artists involved in this creation.

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