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Jagmag taare jhhalke

Posted on: October 5, 2018

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“Narsimha Avtaar”(1949) was directed by Sohrab Modi for Minerva Movietone, Bombay. This mythological movie had Laxman, Niranjan sharma, Shobhana Samarth, Mahipal, Madan Mohan, Raj Narayan Tiwari, Hari Shivdasani, Kamal, Anant Joshi, Leela Kumari, Kanta Kumari, Sheela Kumari, Pt Amarnath, Sulochana, Saajan, Rajkumar etc in it.

The movie had eleven songs in it. Three of these songs have been covered in the blog. All of them were discussed in 2011 !

Now, after seven years, here is the next song from “Narsimha Avtaar”(1949) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Lalita DewoolkarLata. Pt Narendra Sharma is the lyricist. Music is composed by Vasant Desai.

I have not been able to get a few words right in the lyrics. I request our readers with keener ears to help fill in the blanks/ suggest corrections as applicable.

Only the audio of the song is available. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of the song.

Song-Jagmag taare jhhalke (Narsimha Avtaar)(1949) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Narendra Sharma, MD-Vasant Desai


jagmag taare jhalke ae ae
jagmag taare jhalke
jagmag taare jhalke ae ae
jagmag taare jhalke

raat andheri
dekh na dar mann
raat andheri
dekh na dar mann
jagmag taare jhalke ae ae
jagmag taare jhalke

prabhu ka dhyaan hriday mein
sir par maa ki aanchal chhaaya
dekh rahin do aankhen
das disi dhan aanand mandraaya
das disi dhan aanand mandraaya
sukh muskaata neeche maa ke
paawan charan kamal ke ae
jagmag taare jhalke

sankat to bhakton ki kasauti
gahna hai dukh sahna aa aa
gahna hai dukh sahna aa aa
hai hari naam adhar ki shobha
hai hari naam adhar ki shobha
keshav kahte rahna aa aa
keshav kahte rahna aa aa


4 Responses to "Jagmag taare jhhalke"

How come you have attributed this song to Lalita Deulkar, BUT V Nerurkar’s ‘Gandhaar’, Chaurasiya’s ‘Samagra and the Youtube world attributes the SAME song to Swar-Saamragni Lata-ji? Correction in script and title needed.

While listening to the song, I was thinking that Lalita Deulkar was sounding quite Lata like. 🙂
I had relied upon a site which normally copied HFGK, but that site had wrongly mentioned the singer as Lalita Deulkar.

I hear it as:-
?- ‘sir par maa kee aanchal chhaya’
?? – Vidhi should be ‘disi’ – there are ten dishayein – meaning in all directions.

Thanks for the correct words. Now the lyrics make sense.

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