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Ek tu hi bharosa ek tu hi sahaara

Posted on: September 28, 2021


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4820 Post No. : 16595

Hullo Atuldom

“Pukaar” (2000) was a Rajkumar Santoshi directed and Surinder Kapoor, Boney Kapoor, and Bharat Shah production. It had dialogues and screenplay by Anjum Rajabali and Rajkumar Santoshi, lyricists were Majrooh Sultanpuri (who wrote four songs) and Javed Akhtar (wrote two songs). A R Rehman was the music director. The cast was headed by Madhuri Dixit, Namrata Shirodkar, Anil Kapoor; Farida Jalal, Girish Karnad, Om Puri, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Danny, Rohini Hattangadi, K D Chandran, Anjan Shrivastav, Govind Namdeo, Mukesh Rishi etc. in supporting roles. There was a surprise element in the cast, which I shall get to later in the post.

The movie was a fictional account of the terrorist problems plaguing India. We had Anil Kapoor playing Major Jaidev Rajvansh and Farida Jalal and Girish Karnad played his parents. Major Jaidev has Pooja (Madhuri Dixit) as his childhood friend who has been in love with him forever. The Major and his fellow officers manage to rescue a leading politician and also capture the terrorist (Abhrush played by Danny) who has masterminded the kidnapping of the politician (Govind Namdeo).

The movie had all the masala needed for calling itself a patriotic movie- terrorist (supposedly from Pakistan), corrupt politician, men in uniform who go beyond their prescribed calling in tracing/tracking the terrorist in spite of being severely wounded or even dying in the melee. The whole movie is set in some picturesque hill-town which has a colonial Town Hall where the climax takes place. The terrorists decide to blow up the town hall and its clock tower with the help of time-bombs and our severely wounded hero with his highly repentant girl friend (why the girl is repentant can be understood if one sees the movie)- who are both tied to structure- have all the time duration of the song/ event being held in the premises of the Town Hall to discover and deactivate the bombs.

We are having the song that is being staged during the climax with this post. It is sung by Lata Mangeshkar and written by Majrooh Sultanpuri. On screen the person lip-syncing the song is Lata Mangeshkar herself (the surprise element that I wrote about earlier). I was awed when I saw the song for the first time ever all those years back – 21 years back to be exact. She was only 71 then. The song has The Lata Mangeshkar playing herself and singing this plaintive appeal to end all violence. She appears in her trademark saree with a group of kids who also emote the song rather well. We can see Girish Karnad and Farida Jalal in the audience and Danny stealthily making his way into the premises using forged ID card.

We all know that Lata didi (as the whole entertainment industry addresses her) had faced the camera at the beginning of her career. Recently I received this video of a Marathi song where she appears with her sisters in the group of children singing at a party. Our blog also has the first ever song in Hindi which was for the marathi movie “Gaja Bhaau” (1943).

Same date, last year, Atulji has taken up the daunting task of trying to list every single Hindi movie where Lata Mangeshkar has even ‘hummed’ a line. That series was kicked off with this post. That is material for about 64 posts and at the rate of one-post per week we reached post number 53 this Monday, the series kick started on her birthday, last year.

I may not be a huge fan of this “Bharat Ratna”, but I always try to sing her songs and admire the way she modulates her voice to suit the situation, actor and emotion of the song. I love many of the songs she has sung but will not sit to enlist them here.

Me, with my feeling of being a candle in front of such a huge personality, also try to send a post/song to wish this Nightingale lots of good health and cheer.

Video

Audio

Song-Ek tu hi bharosa ek tu hi sahaara (Pukaar)(2000) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Majrooh Sultanpuri, Md-A R Rahman

Lyrics

aa jaao ki sab mil ke
rab se duaa maangen
jeevan mein sukoon chaahen
chaahat mein wafaa maangen aen
haalaat badalne mein
ab der na ho maalik
jo de chuke phir le
andher na ho maalik

ek tu hi bharosa
ek tu hi sahaara
iss tere jahaan mein
nahin koi hamaara
hey ishwar yaa allaah ye pukaar sun le
hey ishwar yaa allaah hey daata
hey ishwar yaa allaah ye pukaar sunle
hey ishwar yaa allaah hey daata

hamse naa dekha jaaye
barabaadiyon kaa samaa
ujadi hui basti mein
ye tadap rahe insaan
hamse naa dekha jaaye
barabaadiyon kaa samaan
ujadi hui basti mein
ye tadap rahe insaan

nanhe jismon ke tukde
liye khadi hai ek maa
baarood ke dhuven mein
tu hi bol jaaye kaha
ek tu hi bharosa
ek tu hi sahaara
iss tere jahaan mein
nahin koi hamaara
hey ishwar yaa allaah ye pukaar sunle
hey ishwar yaa allaah hey daataa
hey ishwar yaa allaah ye pukaar sunle
hey ishwar yaa allaah he daataa

naadaan hain ham toh maalik
kyun di hamein ye sazaa
yaa hai sabhi ke dil mein
nafrat kaa zehar bhara
naadaan hain ham toh maalik
kyun di hamein ye sazaa
yaa hai sabhi ke dil mein
nafrat kaa zehar bhara

inhen phir se yaad dilaa de
sabak wohi pyaar ka
ban jaaye gulshan phir se
kaanton bhari duniya
ek tu hi bharosa,
ek tu hi sahaara
iss tere jahaan mein
nahin koi hamaara
hey ishwar yaa allaah ye pukaar sunle
hey ishwar yaa allaah hey daataa
hey ishwar yaa allaah ye pukaar sunle
hey ishwar yaa allaah hey daata
(meri pukaar sunle)
hey ishwar yaa allaah ye pukaar sunle (hey ishwar )
hey ishvar yaa allaah hey daata (yaa allaah)
hey ishvar yaa allaah ye pukaar sunle (meri pukaar)
hey ishvar yaa allaah hey daata (sunle)
hey ishvar yaa allaah ye pukaar sunle (meri pukaar)
hey ishvar yaa allaah hey daata (sun le)
hey ishvar yaa allaah ye pukaar sunle (meri pukaar)
hey ishvar yaa allaah hey daata (sun le)

2 Responses to "Ek tu hi bharosa ek tu hi sahaara"

Commenandable writing, bcoz it is indeed difficult to keep the article precise when one has a legend in mind, in this case, Lataji.
I loved this article also for another reason…..when I think of Pukar (2000), I may be reminded of many things, even the climax scene as you have described, but I just didn’t recall Lataji being herself on the stage. I mean, such articles refresh such small moments of a good movie.

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🙏🏻😀thank you. Glad the post reminded you of Lata didi herself being on stage for the song.

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