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Chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao

Posted on: October 16, 2020


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4473 Post No. : 15975

16/10/2020 – 72nd Birthday of Hema Malini
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So the dream girl is turning 7 & 2, 72. This same way we should make 2 & 2, 22. Right ? wrong, imdb is making “two and two make five”, in simple translation of the movie “Do aur do paanch”(1980). They have “Athiest” for “Nastik”, “The patriot” for “Deshpremi” and “Blind law” for ‘Andha Kanoon”. This is great going. But they go a step ahead and translate “Naseeb” as “Destiny and Fate”, whereas “Dard” is “Conflict of emotion”. I learnt today that ‘Trishul” is “Trident” and “Kasauti” is “Criterion” in English. Many of the 173 films listed in the filmography have been left alone, to dwell in their hindi/urdu quagmire. Some titles like ‘Shareef Badmash” ‘Sharafat” ‘Sholay” ‘Sachhe ka bolbalaa”, “ Ek chadar maili si”,”Jise tu qubool kar le” and ‘Maan Gaye ustaad” have been wisely given a wide berth.

But they can’t stop from falling into “Seven on seven” for “Satte pe satta”. And they failed to translate “Dharmatma” into “The Godfather” ?. They could have done worse and translated “Raziya Sultan” to “Emperor of Contentment”. I did tell Peevesie’s mom the other day, this translating of movie names business is a good exercise for the brain.

Let us go to the song and birthday girl now. The Wikpedia page on Hema Malini is here and is quite exhaustive. If I have to say something from my own “two paisa worth” opinion, Hema Malini was one courageous female artist, who being a public personality, chose to be Dharmendra’s second wife, rejecting other eligible bachelors such as Sanjeev Kumar and Jeetendra. About Dharmendra’s commitment, there is very filmy dialogue “ekbaar main ne commitment kar li, to phir main apne aap ki bhi nahi suntaa”. Bigger men and personalities have been found to have feet of clay, in similar situations.

The song I have chosen to present today is a much heard and seen song in “Chaayageet”. It was lying buried in the memory and as soon as I saw the title of the song it came back that it is a song where HemaMalini is playing “hide n seek” with kids in the garden. The kids in question are, Master Chintu, Master Raju, Master Alankar, Master Laddu, Padmini Kolhapure, Madhu Malini, Master chicoo, Bunty, Bobby etc. all child artist. The list is sourced from two different sources, so could be inaccurate. There is sad version also of the song, where these kids are singing and searching for Hema Malini.

This is the brief story line of the film, which stars, Ashok Kumar, Dharmendra, Asrani, Prem Chopra etc.:

Sapna, who works under a number of aliases, is a modern day female Robin Hood, who steals from whoever she can, so that she can maintain a home for orphans. One day she meets with wealthy and eligible bachelor, AnupamVerma, and poses as a wealthy princess. He takes her to meet his grandparents, and even lets her live in his palatial bunglow. But soon Sapna’s past catches up with her, when she is recognized as Champabai, a prostitute.

The creative team is the prolific Laxmikant-Pyarelal-AnandBakshi, with Lata Mangeshkar singing both versions with few un-credited kids voices and chorus.

Happy version audio :

Happy version video

Sad version audio :

Sad version video

Song-Chhuppa chhupi khelen aao (Dream Girl)(1977) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics(Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

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Happy version
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Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao

Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao

Paas hi chhupnaa
Door nahin jaana
Jab main bulaaoon
Daude daude chale aana
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao

Luk chhup jaana
Makai ka daana
Raja ki beti aayee
Ha ha ha
Ha ha

Sab chhup gaye
Nahin nahin didi
Ek minute

Sab chhup jaao
Aage peechhe
Main baithhi hoon
Ankhiyaan meenchey
Ho o
Sab chhup jaao
Aage peechhe
Main baithi hoon
Ankhiyaan meenchey
Main aayee
Main aayee

Ye pakdi
Kaisi hai ye didi
Bhala aankh michaulee
Daayi aankh band ki
Baanyi aankh kholi

Kisne
Maine
Nahin to
Kaisi hai ye didi
Bhala aankh michaulee
Daayi aankh band ki
Baanyi aankh kholi

Pakadi gayee tum
Chhodo bahaana
Abb main chhupoongi
Mujhe dhoondh ke laana
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao

Chalo abb meri baari hai
Dekho beimaani nahin karna
Haan

Dhoondh hi lenge dhoondhnewaale
Gora mukhda naina kaale
hoondh hi lenge dhoondnewaale
Gora mukhda naina kaale

Hey pakdee
Chhupne bhi diya nahin
Mujhe haay haay
Chori chori mere peechhe
Peechhe chale aaye
Chori chori mere peechhe
Peechhe chale aaye
Pakadi gayee main
Tumne ye jaana
Tumne ye maana hoga
Maine nahin maana
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao

Paas hi chhupna
Door naa jaana
Jab main bulaaoon
Daude daude chale aana
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao

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Sad version lyrics :
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paas hi chhupnaa
door na jaana
jab ham bulaayen
didi daudi chali aana
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao

tu to sach much chhup gayi didi
tu to sach much chhup gayi didi
roothh gayi tu
baat hai seedhi
gali gali dhoondhe
ma’afi maange
ham saare ae
gali gali dhoondhe
ma’afi maange
ham saare ae

saamne to aajaa
tu hi jeeti
ham haare
tu hi jeeti
ham haare

aankh michauli ka kar ke bahaana
achcha banaaya tu ne
hamko deewaanaa
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao

bhool huyi ham
khel khel mein
reh gaye ham sab aaj akele
bhool huyi ham
khel khel mein
reh gaye ham sab aaj akele

ham se zyaada pyaare
kya meet mil gaye
lagtaa hai tujhe didi
naye geet mil gaye
naye geet mil gaye
bhool gayi wo geet puraana
jab ham bulaayen
didi daudi chali aana
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao

chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao

7 Responses to "Chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao"

FYI Nahmji, the baby Madhu in this is the one who grew up to be Madhu who acted in Roja. I have seen the redoubtable imdb.com credit a few of Madhu Malini’s movies to this Madhu. Btw read somewhere that Madhu (mischievous faced) Malini has passed away a few years bk. If u remember Madhu Malini played Amitabh ‘s sister in khuddar and A K Hangal’s daughter in law in Avatar.
The child stars in this also has baby Komal who went on to act in Tamil movies as Rupini

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Yes, I read about the child artist “Madhu Malini” real name ‘Rukhsana’ passed away.

The other Madhoo of ‘Roja” and ‘Phool aur Kaante” is Hema Malini’s niece. Is she the one named Madhu Malini ? Rukhsaana was only Madhu ? Madhu(rukhsana) must be was the one in ‘Khuddar”. I thought there was a wedding song in Khuddar where the sister(munh boli) is getting married. I cant find it, or I am confusing it with some other film song.

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Ulta:- Madhoo is Hema’s niece. Now Madhoo Shah.
Madhu Malini is Rukhsana
Khuddar no wedding song. it is in Nastik where Rita Bhadhuri gets married. Then there is a wedding song in ‘Shahenshah” Supriya Pathak gets married to Vijendra

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Late Madhu malini is there in
Muqaddar ka sikander also,
(I don`t remember whether on screen she is sagi behen or munh boli behen of Amitabh Bachchan),
but she is there in Muqaddar ka sikander as a sister figure)
and also in
“Khud-daar” she appears as a sister figure to Amitabh

and also in Kalaakar (in the role of Sridevi`s friend)

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at 1:55 the child artiste in white frock is Master Chicoo,one can also find that child artiste in movie RajniGandha title song picturised on Vidya Sinha(in between one boy comes, that is Master Chicoo)

I guess in Minoo 1977, the same Master Chicoo, appeared with a different name Baby Mun Mun in a more important role around which the story of Minoo surrounds:

Hope I am right, that`s a guess work, both the child artiste got similiar features, or whether they are brother-Sister ?

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@Nahm ji – nice post and thanks for the post. The song was in my memory since childhood days when I had watched this movie with parents. I must have been nine years old then and because of the song is like a children song it must have touched my impressionable mind then.

@Prakash ji – thanks for the details.

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Thanks for reading and liking. 🙂

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