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Lehra ke dagar chali jaati hai kidhar

Posted on: June 27, 2020


This article is written by Avinash Scrapwala, 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 other sites without the knowledge and consent of the web administrator of atulsongaday.me, then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

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#the Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 92 # R.D. Burman – Year 1977
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It is another important day today for all of us today (27 june 2020). Remembering the ‘genius’ Music Director Rahul Dev Burman – ‘Pancham’ on his eighty-first birth anniversary today.

As a tribute to him I am presenting a song composed by him from the movie ‘Jeewan Mukt-1977’.

I do not know how many of our readers are aware of this movie and its’ songs. There may be many, and surely most Pancham fans are aware of the movie and its songs.

However, I became aware of this movie only six years ago when I got my copy of HFGK Vol-V (1971-1980). Since then, I was longing to share the songs from this movie. But somehow it didn’t work out, mainly because I was unable to locate the songs of this movie.

I had never listened to the songs of this movie earlier. For that matter I had never even heard the name of this movie. This movie must have sunk badly at the box office and as a result it must have ended up becoming an obscure movie of its time.

The movie had some beautiful songs in it that were created by none other than the genius music director Rahul Dev Burman.

When I listened to the songs of this movie during the preparation of this post, I liked them very much. And I hope that our readers too will find the song enjoyable.

This is a movie of 1977. 1977 is also an important year in the history of India (socio-politically). However here on the blog we will only discuss the movies and music (of Pancham) of that year.

Some of us will readily recall the blockbuster musical hit of that year i.e. ‘Ham Kisise Kam Nahin’, which also had music by R D Burman.

Then there were other movies like ‘Kinaara’, ‘Mukti’, ‘Kitaab’, ‘Karm’ etc where the music was composed by R.D. Burman.
Then there were movies like ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’, ‘Dharam Veer’, ‘Aap Ki Khaatir’, ‘Yehi Hai Zindagi’, ‘Doosra Aadmi’, ‘Apnaapan’, ‘Dulhan Wahi Jo Piyaa Man Bhaaye’, ‘Khoon Pasinaa’, ‘Swami’, ‘Anurodh’, etc etc… where the other music directors composed the music and the music of these movies too were very popular.

The song that ranked at number one of that year’s annual ‘Binaca Geetmala’ list was from the previous years’ ‘Laila Majnu’, and in 1978 it was from ‘Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se’. The song ‘Kyaa huaa tera waadaa’ from ‘Ham Kisise Kam Nahin’ ranked at number three in the annual list of ‘Binaca Geetmala’ of 1978.

None of the songs from today’s movie ‘Jeewan Mukt’ featured in the annual list of ‘Binaca Geetmala-1977’. (or 1978).

In 1977 there were as many as ten movies where R D Burman sas the music director. Details of the representation of these movies in the blog is show here :-

Sno. Title Year Passed by Censor Board Lyricist Represented on the Blog
1 Chaandi Sonaa 1977 25.03.1977 Majrooh Sultanpuri Yes
2 Chalaa Muraari Hero Banane 1977 08.11.1977 Yogesh Yes
3 Chaltaa Purzaa 1977 16.06.1977 Anand Bakshi Yes
4 Darling Darling 1977 11.05.1977 Anand Bakshi Yes
5 Ham Kisise Kam Nahin 1977 19.08.1977 Majrooh Sultanpuri Yes
6 Jeewan Mukt 1977 08.08.1977 Yogesh NO
7 Karm 1977 27.04.1977 Bharat Vyas, Rajkavi Tulsi Yes/Yippeeee’ed
8 Kinaaraa 1977 21.03.1977 Gulzar Yes/Yippeeee’ed
9 Kitaab 1977 31.12.1977 Gulzar Yes/Yippeeee’ed
10 Mukti 1977 14.02.1977 Anand Bakshi Yes/Yippeeee’ed

‘Jeewan Mukt-1977’ was directed by Sudhendu Roy for S.R. Productions, Bombay. It had Lakshmi, Parikshit Sahni, Girish Karnad, Mala Jaggi, Sudha Shivpuri, Pawan Dutt, Meena Rai, Master Gautam, Ashok Razdan, Dhanna, Asha Lata, Suresh Oberoi, Dinshaw Dazi, Shrimati Mistri and others.

As per HFGK Vol-V (1971-1980) this movie had total four songs, all were solo songs sung by Asha Bhonsle. (however, on internet I came across a song sung by Kishore Kumar and it is uploaded as an ‘unreleased song from this movie- ‘Jeewan Mukt’, which needs to be checked and confirmed. HFGK doesn’t mention this song).

Lyricist Yogesh wrote the songs for this movie and music was composed by R.D. Burman.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 08.08.1977.

Today’s song is sung by Asha Bhonsle and it is lip synced on screen by Lakshmi. Master Gautam (I guess) is the kid seen with her. Some other artists including two playing a village cuple are also seen in the picturisation.

Let us enjoy today’s song which is said to be inspired from a ‘western song’ (guesses?).

The book ‘R.D. Burman- The Man, The Music’ also mentions one other song from this movie ‘Jeewan Mukt’ where Pancham Da had taken inspiration from the music composed by a famous ‘western group’, but then that is the ‘inspiration’ for another post. Till then let us all enjoy this song and pay our tributes to our beloved Pancham Da.

With this song ‘Jeewan Mukt-1977’ makes its debut on the blog. With this song, all released movies of 1977 that had music by R D Burman find representation on the blog. 🙂

Video (Full)

Audio (curtailed)

Song-Lehra ke dagar chali jaati hai kidhar (Jeewan Mukt)(1977) singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Yogesh, MD-R D Burman

Lyrics (Based on Video link)

lehraa ke dagar
chali jaati hai kidhar
kuchh tumko pataa hai
kuchh tumhen hai khabar
lehraa ke dagar
chali jaati hai kidhar
kuchh tumko pataa hai
kuchh tumhen hai khabar
door kahin pe
sone ki zameen pe
pyaara pyaara hai
bahaaron ka nagar
lehraa ke dagar chali jaati hai kidhar
kuchh tumko pataa hai
kuchh tumhen hai khabar

aa aa aa aa aa

ye khiley khiley
manchale saje
mausam ki qasam
rukte nahin kahin mere qadam
ye khiley khiley
manchale saje
mausam ki qasam
rukte nahin kahin mere qadam
lagtaa hai man ko
jaise gagan ko
pankh binaa main
chhoo rahin hoon ud kar
lehraa ke dagar
chali jaati hai kidhar
kuchh tumko pataa hai
kuchh tumhen hai khabar
lehraa ke dagar
chali jaati hai kidhar
kuchh tumko pataa hai
kuchh tumhen hai khabar

aa aa aa aa

yahaan kiran kiran
jab chaman chaman ko chhoo le ae
dil mera sab kuchh bhoole ae
yahaan kiran kiran
jab chaman chaman ko chhoo le ae
dil mera sab kuchh bhoole ae
lachke jo daali koi phoolonwaali
ho jaaye mujh par jaadu ka asar
lehraa ke dagar
chali jaati hai kidhar
kuchh tumko pataa hai
kuchh tumhen hai khabar
lehraa ke dagar
chali jaati hai kidhar
kuchh tumko pataa hai
kuchh tumhe hai khabar

jab dheere dheere nadiyaa ke teere ae
din jo dhale ae
mehendi rachaa kar shaam chale ae
jab dheere dheere nadiyaa ke teere ae
din jo dhale ae
mehendi rachaa kar shaam chale ae
dhake dabe paaon se
rangon bhare gaaon se
aayi ho rangeeli koyi gori saj kar
lehraa ke dagar
chali jaati hai kidhar
kuchh tumko pataa hai
kuchh tumhen hai khabar
door kahin pe
sone ki zameen pe
pyaara pyaara hai
bahaaron ka nagar
lehraa ke dagar
chali jaati hai kidhar
kuchh tumko pataa hai
kuchh tumhen hai khabar

laa laa laa aa
laa ra la la la laa
la la la la laa laa
laa laa laa laa aa
laa laa laa laa
laa ra la la la laa

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Devnagri Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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लहरा के डगर
चली जाती है किधर
कुछ तुमको पता है
कुछ तुम्हे है खबर
लहरा के डगर
चली जाती है किधर
कुछ तुमको पता है
कुछ तुम्हे है खबर
दूर कहीं पे
सोने की ज़मीन पे
प्यारा प्यारा है
बहारों का नगर
लहरा के डगर
चली जाती है किधर
कुछ तुमको पता है
कुछ तुम्हे है खबर

आ आ आ आ

ये खिले खिले
मनचले सजे
मौसम की क़सम
रुकते नहीं कहीं मेरे क़दम
ये खिले खिले
मनचले सजे
मौसम की क़सम
रुकते नहीं कहीं मेरे क़दम
लगता है मन को
जैसे गगन को
पंख बिना मैं
छू रहीं हूँ उड़कर
लहरा के डगर
चली जाती है किधर
कुछ तुमको पता है
कुछ तुम्हे है खबर
लहरा के डगर
चली जाती है किधर
कुछ तुमको पता है
कुछ तुम्हे है खबर

आ आ आ आ आ

यहाँ किरण किरण
जब चमन चमन को छू ले ए
दिल मेरा सब कुछ भूले ए
यहाँ किरण किरण
जब चमन चमन को छू ले ए
दिल मेरा सब कुछ भूले ए
लचके जो डाली
कोई फूलोंवाली
हो जाए मुझपर जादू का असर
लहरा के डगर
चली जाती है किधर
कुछ तुमको पता है
कुछ तुम्हे है खबर
लहरा के डगर
चली जाती है किधर
कुछ तुमको पता है
कुछ तुम्हे है खबर

जब धीरे धीरे नदिया के तीरे ए
दिन जो ढले ए
मेहँदी रचा कर शाम चले ए
जब धीरे धीरे नदिया के तीरे ए
दिन जो ढले ए
मेहँदी रचा कर शाम चले ए
ढके दबे पाँव से
रंगों भरे गाँव से
आई हो रंगीली कोई गोरी सज कर
लहरा के डगर
चली जाती है किधर
कुछ तुमको पता है
कुछ तुम्हे है खबर
दूर कहीं पे
सोने की ज़मीन पे
प्यारा प्यारा है
बहारों का नगर
लहरा के डगर
चली जाती है किधर
कुछ तुमको पता है
कुछ तुम्हे है खबर
ला ला ला ला आ
ला र ल ल ल ला
ला ला ला ला आ
ला ला ला आ
ला र ल ल ल ला

3 Responses to "Lehra ke dagar chali jaati hai kidhar"

Good morning atuldom
Nice new song to begin the say celebrating a special person.
Lovely post avinashji. And painstakingly made table.
Don’t remember hearing this song. Thank you for introducing it.

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“Nice new song to begin the say celebrating a special person.”
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