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This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me.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.

Blog Day :

5065 Post No. : 16980

Today’s song is from the film ‘Daasi’ (1944).

The film was made by Pradhan Pictures, Lahore, and was directed by Hiren Bose. The music was by Pt. Amarnath Batish (to avoid ‘same name confusion‘ the other Music Director Pt. Amarnath Chawla, I am mentioning their surnames also). Funniest thing is Pradhan Pictures was owned by Sanjay Pradhan – a person from Orissa, Director hiren Bose was from Bengal and Pt. Amarnath, MD was from Punjab. They all came together in the most popular and beautiful city of those times ‘Lahore’, to make a film which became a hit, mostly because of its music.

In the pre-partition period, there were 3 film centers: Bombay, Calcutta and Lahore. Though comparatively Lahore was the youngest center, having made its first silent film only in 1924, experts across the border and in India claim that Lahore had the potential of becoming, if not bigger, but as big a center as Bombay ! In that era Lahore did make a lot of contribution in the field of acting, direction and music. Several experts have written long articles on Lahore’s standing in Hindi and Punjabi film making.

Next to Mumbai and Calcutta, Lahore was the largest movie making center in India. In fact the best known industry in Lahore was the movie industry. Film industry in Lahore is now called Lollywood. It is a mixture of Lahore and Hollywood. During the twenties and thirties, a lot of movies were made in Lollywood, based on the ones made in Hollywood. There was even a big movie studio, named United People’s on Ravi Road. Besides two big studios, Pancholi Arts and Shourie Pictures, that boasted of many super-hit movies, there were a large number of smaller units, which too had quite a few hit films to their credit.

Dalsukh Pancholi, a film tycoon from Lahore (born in Karachi) and the founder of Pancholi Studios of Lahore, studied script writing and cinematography from New York, and played an important part in the careers of stars such as Noor Jehan, Ramola, Om Prakash, music composers Ghulam Haider and OP Nayyar. His first film was ‘Gul-e-Bakawli’ (1938) starring Noor Jehan. Ghulam Haider’s “Shaala Jawaania”  was an instant rage. Pancholi’s film ‘Khazanchi’ (1941) was one of the longest running movies of its time.

Master Ghulam Haider, a phenomenal music director from Lahore, was the man who gave Lata Mangeshkar the break of her career in the movie ‘Majboor’ (1948). Mohd Rafi’s debut also happened to occur in Lahore, at the hands of music director Shyaam Sunder in Pancholi’s  film ‘Gul Baloch’. Many of the mainstream stars started their career in movies that were made in Lahore, and later moved to Mumbai where they became some of the biggest stars of Indian cinema.

Many high profile Indian actors and singers lived in the Walled City in the 1940s and Lakshmi Chowk was where the film fraternity got together in tongas decorated with maroon flowers, foot bells and lamps on the side. By the evening, Lakshmi would be full of tongas, with film stars, top film directors and producers thronging tea houses and discussing filmy affairs. Pran, Om Parkash and Al Nasir, another Lahori film hero, would spend their evenings chatting and playing billiards.

Pran, who mostly played the role of a villain in films, lived in Qilla Gujjar Singh. He was a skilled photographer and took photographs of famous artistes. One day – while standing at a pan shop in Lakshmi Chowk – he met Wali, a leading film director of the time. Wali asked Pran if he was interested in acting and Pran said yes. Wali wrote the address of Pancholi Studios  on the back of a cigarette pack and asked Pran to see one of his friends there. Pran started his film career with ‘Chaudhry’ and later appeared as a hero in ‘Khaandaan’ (1942), a film by Shaukat Hussain Rizvi. The heroine was melody queen Noor Jahan. Later Pran established his career in Lahore as a villain in Punjabi films. Pran migrated to Bombay in 1947.

BR Chopra was born in Lahore. He studied journalism, directed/produced plays, and worked as a film critic in Lahore. Yash Chopra, his younger brother was born in Lahore as well, later he joined his brother in Bombay to start their own production house. BR Chopra was working on his first film ‘Chandni Chowk’ when the partition riots began. And K Asif, the man who made the epic masterpiece ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ (1960), also hailed from Lahore. Om Parkash was also one of the great names of Bombay. He lived at Matti Chowk, Lohari Gate and always rented out a decorated tonga to take him from Matti Chowk to Lakshmi Chowk every day. Om Parkash did many small and large roles in films made in Lahore and also migrated to India in 1947.

Balraj Sahni also lived at Matti Chowk and was the secretary general of the All India Communist Party. He studied at Government College. Sahni also acted in pre-Partition films in Lahore. Dev Anand lived in Lohari Gate, but later moved to Bhaati Gate. He also studied at Government College. Dev Anand participated actively in politics in Lahore. His brother Chetan Anand was a famous film director in Lahore and was considered quite influential in film studios when it came to casting and other affairs. Meena Shorey was one of the leading female actors of her times. She lived in Bhaati Gate and married Roop K Shorey, the owner of Shorey Film Studio (now Shah Noor Studio). She acted in several pre-partition films made in Lahore and migrated to India in 1947.

Lahore was considered the ‘launchpad’ for famous singers and musicians. KL Saigal, the legendary singer,  acquired fame in Lahore then later moved to Calcutta. and then to Mumbai. The subcontinent’s  greatest playback singer Muhammad Rafi lived in Bhaati Gate. He was from a family of barbers and ran his own barbershop. Rafi had a beautiful voice and most of his customers would often ask him to sing for them while they got their hair cut or got a shave. A man from the film industry introduced Rafi to film director of ‘Gul Baloch’ who gave Rafi the opportunity to sing three songs. The film proved a launching point for Rafi’s film career in Lahore and by the time he migrated to India in the 40s  he was an accomplished singer.

Khurshid Begum was an outstanding singer from Lahore who too moved to India for better opportunities. She also lived in Bhaati Gate. She sang several famous songs for various Indian films, including  great songs  with singer KL Saigal.  Hritik Roshan’s grandpa Roshan (Roshan Lal Nagrath), the famous music director, was from  Lahore. He was given a chance as an assistant by another Lahori musician, Khwaja Khurshid Anwar (who was in Bombay at the time).  Khayyam the music composer of ‘Umrao-Jaan’ fame started his career in Lahore.

Roshan Ara Begum from Lahore was acclaimed the best interpreter of Kirana Gharana Sytle of Khayal singing in the subcontinent. Composer OP Nayyar, Ustad Fateh Ali, Bade Ghulam Ali (the only film he ever sang for was  ‘Mughal-e-Azam’), all are from Lahore. Other famous musicians from Lahore who migrated later to Mumbai include Pandit Amarnath, Shyam Sunder, Gobind Ram, Lachhi Ram and Dhani Ram. More recently  Lahore has given India  Nusrat Fateh Ali, Sabri Brothers, Adnan Sami, Reshma, Mehdi Hassan, Abida Parveen, Tassawar Khanum, Atif Aslam, Ghulam Ali, Rahat Fateh Ali, Shafqat Amanat Ali – their talent truly saturates Bollywood.

Sajjad Zaheer (father of Nadira Babbar), Jaan Nisar Akhtar (father of lyricist Javed and grandfather of actor/director Farhan and director Zoya), Kaifi Azmi (father of Shabana Azmi), Majrooh Sultanpuri and so many others have a deep link to that city. Sahir Ludhianvi (Abdul Hayee) started his career in Lahore as a lyricist/poet, and later went on to become one of the biggest lyricists in Bollywood. Tanveer Naqvi was a noted lyricist of his times. He lived in the Faqirkhana Museum inside Bhaati Gate. He wrote ‘Awaz De Kahaan Hai’ and ‘Jaan-e-Baharan, Rashk-e-Chaman’.

It was Lahore that encouraged women to throng the theaters for the first time where the Wednesday matinees were reserved for women in special  ‘Ladies Only’ shows in all theaters at half the normal rates. Lahore’s love for Bollywood movies continues till date where while the Pakistani films have vanished from the cinema, the screening of Bollywood movies is again in full swing after a setback when  Indian films were banned for sometime to help indigenous industry to pick up. Almost every cinema hall in the city including those located in Northern Lahore and Walled City known for showing Punjabi movies, has switched over to either Indian or English films.

The film ‘Daasi’ had in its cast Ragini, Najamul Hasan, Om Prakash, Kalavati, Pran Sikand, Khairati etc. Ragini was touted as one of the most beautiful actresses of that time. She was called Aahoo Chashm, like Naseem Banu was called Pari Chehra. In Indian cinema there were only 3 actresses with brown eyes. one was Ragini, second was Kamla Kotnis (first heroine of Dev Anand in 1946) and third was Vanmala.

Najamul Hasan was very handsome . If only he had not eloped with Devika Rani in 1936, possibly he would have ruled Indian cinema. Bombay had banned him, Calcutta had not much to offer and in Lahore he got only side roles. His last days were very bad in Pakistan.

Only Ragini and Pt. Amarnath were the winners in the success of the film ‘Daasi’. Pt Amarnath was born in Jalandhar in 1912. Pandit ji started his career as singer, actor in the stage plays in his home town of Jalandhar. He also recorded private songs, ghazals, thumri, gurbani, classical and semi-classical in the voice of child prodigy Master Madan in the 30s. Master Madan only recorded eight compositions in his life of only fourteen years under the baton of Pandit Amarnath – “Bagaan Wich Peengan Paiyaan”, “Raavi De Parle Kandey”, “Man Ki Man Hi Mahi Rahi”, “Chetna he ko chet le”, “Mori Binti Mano Kanha Re” and “Gori Gori Baiyaan”. This was confirmed by Khayyam Sb.

Pandit Amarnath made his debut in 1942 with Roop K Shorey’s film ‘Nishani’.  Pandit Amarnath’s most successful film was ‘Daasi’, starring Ragini, Najam and Gyani. Zeenat Begum sang her scintillating numbers, “Ho Rasiya Kabhi Le Chal Tu Jamuna Ke Paar”, “Subah Hui Aur Panchi Jaage” and “Wo Din Yaad Karo”. The chart buster of the film was “Raaten Na Rahin Wo Na Rahe Din Wo Hamaare”. After the release of ‘Daasi’, Pandit ji came to be known as Pandit Amarnath of Daasi fame.

Pandit Amarnath’s music was a mix of Punjabi folk, Mehfil Sangeet of classical shades and village music which can be seen in his compositions. In 1944, Pandit ji went to Calcutta to give music for Indrapuri studio’s ‘Iraada’.  Upcoming singer Hemant Kumar recorded his  song, “Phir Mohabbat Ke Payam Aane Lagey” under his guidance. Another popular composition of Pandit ji for the movie was “Araam Se Jo Raatein Kaatey Wo Ashq Bahaana Kya Jaane”. Pandit Amarnath was the most revered composer of the 1940s. He gave several evergreen numbers in that decade.

Pandit ji was in so much demand that he started getting offers from Bombay, Poona as well as Calcutta. When he got an offer from Prabhat to do music for their film ‘Chand’, he declined the offer and suggested that instead they should take his assistants Husanlal and Bhagatram. Prabhat honoured Pandit ji’s request and agreed. This was the beginning of India’s first popular musical duo.

Simultaneously, he was giving music to Punjabi films too like “Koel” (1944) and “Gul Baloch” (1945).During the 40s decade Pt. Amarnath was the most busy composer, with a line up like ‘Nishani’ (1942), ‘Paapi’ (1943), ‘Iraada” (1944), ‘Daasi’ (1944), ‘Panchhi’ (1944), ‘Shirin Farhad’ (1945), ‘Ragini’ (1945), ‘Kaise Kahoon’ (1945), ‘Dhamkee’ (1945), ‘Sham Savera’ (1946), ‘Shalimar’ (1946), ‘Shehar Se Door’ (1946), ‘Jhumke’ (1946), ‘Aai Bahar’ (1946), ‘Pagdandi’ (1947), ‘Mirza Sahiban’ (1947), ‘Roop Rekha’ (1948) and ‘Ek Teri Nishani’ (1949).

He gave music to 18 Hindi films, composing 152 songs in all. Due to his success, he started drinking, which became his nemesis. At the time of film ‘Pagdandi’ (1947), after few songs, he was replaced by Khurshid Anwar. Even in his last two films ‘Roop Rekha’ (1948) and ‘Ek Teri Nishani’ (1949) after few songs, he was replaced by other MDs. Film ‘Patjhad’, which he had signed, was given to Ghulam Haider.

After the grand success of ‘Jhumke’, he also fell into the same trap which affected his health badly. He had a few films in his hand at this stage as well, even his most successful film ‘Mirza Sahiban’ starring Malika e Tarannum was made at this stage. He had composed several evergreen numbers for this film. It’s super hit was “Haaye Re Ud Ud Jaaye Mora Reshmi Duppata”. He had signed up for the film ‘Patjhad’ for Pancholi Picture but after his untimely death, Ghulam Haidar and SD Batish were signed up instead.

Similarly, Pandit ji was replaced by Khurshid Anwar in ‘Pagdandi’. In the film ‘Roop Rekha’ (1948) Pandit ji had recorded a song, “Bol Bol Mein Umda Hai Toofan”. He had also recorded a few compositions for “Ek Teri Nishani” – “Aa Gai Zaalim Jawani Aa Gai” and “Ek Dekha Khwwab Suhana”. Asha Bhosle sang for the first time for Pandit ji in the song, “Teri Kaafir Jawaani Ko Jawaani Kaun Kehta Hai”. The film was later completed by Sardul Kawatra and was released in 1949.

During the making of film ‘Mirza Saahiban’, Pt. Amarnath died at the age of just 35 years, on 20-2-1947. The balance songs were done by Husnlal Bhagatram.

His untimely death was a great loss to the music industry and especially to the Punjab School of Music, robbing us of many great hits.

Today’s song is the 7th song from ‘Daasi’ to appear here. The song is extremely melodious and is sung by Zeenat Begum with her sweet voice. You will certainly enjoy it….

(The article is based on adapted information from an article on creative.sulekha, from Film Sangeetkar by Prof. Yadav, an article by Sharad Dutt in millenimpost.in, Dhunon Ki Yatra by Pankaj Raag, HFGK, muVyz and my notes ).


Song – Raaten Na Rahin Wo Na Rahe Din Wo Hamaare (Daasi) (1944) Singer – Zeenat Begum, Lyricist – DN Madhok, MD – Pt Amarnath Batish

Lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)

raaten na rahin wo
na rahe din wo hamaare
raaten na rahin wo
na rahe din wo hamaare
tum hi bata do ke jiyen kis ke sahaare

aa jaao tadpata hai jiyaa dard ke maare
aa jaao tadpata hai jiyaa dard ke maare
dum ghut ke marey jaate hain armaan bechaare
ab tum hi bata do ke jiyen kis ke sahaare
raaten na rahin wo

koi to unhen jaa ke ye paighaam mera de
koi to unhen jaa ke ye paighaam mera de
ik rota hua dil tumhen din raat pukaare
ab tum hi bata do ke jiyen kis ke sahaare

raaten na rahin wo
na rahe din wo hamaare
tum hi bata do ke jiyen kis ke sahaare
raaten na rahin wo

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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रातें ना रहीं वो
ना रहे दिन वो हमारे
रातें ना रहीं वो
ना रहे दिन वो हमारे
तुम ही बता दो के जीएं किस के सहारे

आ जाओ तड़पता है जिया दर्द के मारे
आ जाओ तड़पता है जिया दर्द के मारे
दम घुट के मरे जाते हैं अरमान बेचारे
अब तुम ही बता दो के जीएं किस के सहारे

कोई तो उन्हें जा के ये पैगाम मेरा दे
कोई तो उन्हें जा के ये पैगाम मेरा दे
इक रोता हु दिल तुम्हें दिन रात पुकारे

रातें ना रहीं वो
ना रहे दिन वो हमारे
तुम ही बता दो के जीएं किस के सहारे
रातें ना रहीं वो


This article is written by Peevesie’s Mom, 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.

Blog Day :

5064 Post No. : 16979 Movie Count :

4600

Hullo Atuldom

A song from a new movie (by the standards of this blog) for the listening pleasure of followers of this blog.

‘Hungama (The Ruckus)’ is a 2003 release – nearly 20 years old already –  that was produced by Venus records and tapes and directed by Priyadarshan. One of the many that Priyan (as his friends in the South address him as) remade from Malayalam hits. It was a remake of Priyans’ Malayalam ‘Poochakkoru Mookkuthi’ (meaning A Nose-ring for the Cat) which was itself a remake of the Telugu movie ‘Gopala Rao Gari Ammayi’ which had elements borrowed from the plot of Charles Dickens ‘The Strange Gentleman’.

‘Hungama’ had Rimi Sen, Akshay Khanna, Aftab Shivdasani as the youngsters and Paresh Rawal, Shoma Anand, Shakti Kapoor, Neena Kulkarni, Rajpal Yadav, Tiku Talsania, Upasna Singh, Sanjay Narvekar, Manoj Joshi, Razzaq Khan, etc. and Malayalam film actor Jagadish in a minuscule role of Paresh Rawal’s housekeeper. The movie had music by Nadeem Shravan for songs written by Sameer. Babul Supriyo, Shaan, Sadhana Sargam, Richa Sharma, Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan, Abhijeet, Sonu Nigam and Kumar Sanu were the playback singers used.

The movie revolved around the confusion caused by two characters having the same name. Both Shoma Anand and Rimi Sen are called ‘Anjali’. Then, the conning of Kachra Seth (Shakti Kapoor) by Anil Singh claiming to be Paresh Rawal’s son Munna Tiwari (Sanjay Narwekar) adds to more confusion. Plus, there is the usual love triangle which gives us romantic songs. But, for me, the highlight in the movie is where Shoma Anand doubts her husband (Paresh Rawal) of having a relation with Rimi Sen and Paresh Rawal doubting his wife as her character undergoes a change the minute she lands in their city-home. As if to add fuel to fire Akshay Khanna keeps visiting their house and asking for Anjali (meaning Rimi Sen) which Paresh construes as Anjali (Shoma Anand).

As can be seen from the above, Paresh Rawal was the main character in this movie, just as he was in many of Priyadarshan’s Hindi movies ‘Hera Pheri’, ‘Hulchul’, ‘Chup Chup Ke’, ‘Bhagam Bhag’ and a few more, all of which I have seen more than once. Today we are wishing this versatile actor on turning 67 (is he really that old, unbelievable).

Today’s song happens at a party thrown by Anjali (Shoma Anand) for her birthday where both Anjali (Rimi) and Akshay Khanna are uninvited guests. But the husband and wife feel that the other has invited their new ‘friend’ and fantasize the two dancing with their new-friend. Sadhana Sargam and Shaan are the singers who have been invited to entertain the people at the party. A very cute song which is nice on the ears.

Song – Chain Aapko Mila Mujhe Deewaangi Mili (Hungama) (2003) Singer – Shaan, Sadhna Sargam, Lyrics – Sameer, MD – Nadeem Shravan

Lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)

ey hey hey hey
la la la la
ey hey hey hey
aa haa haa
hmmm hmmm hmmm
la la la la
la la la lalala lalala la

chain aap ko mila
mujhe deewaangi mili
hosh aapko mila
muhe to bekhudi mili
phir bhi pyaar
aap se hi karta hai dil
chain aap ko mila
mujhe deewaangi mili
o ho hosh aapko mila
muhe to bekhudi mili
phir bhi pyaar
aap se hi karta hai dil
chain aap ko mila
mujhe deewaangi mili

manaaun to main isko kaise
ye dil deewaana hai na maane
bataaun to bhala main kaise
ye ishq kya hai ye na jaane
shaidaai main
tera hua
tujhko nahin hai ye pata aa aa aa
jaam aapko mila
mujhe to berukhi mili
o ho hosh aapko mila
muhe to bekhudi mili
phir bhi pyaar
aap se hi karta hai dil
chain aap ko mila
mujhe deewaangi mili

koi kisi pe jaan de de
koi kare hai bewafaai
ye faaslon ka dard kya hai
ye jaanti hai bas judaai
tujhse mili
jabse nazar
deewaani main ho gayi ee ee ee
neend aapko mili
mujhe to bebasi mili
aa haa haa hosh aapko mila
muhe to bekhudi mili
phir bhi pyaar
aap se hi karta hai dil
chain aap ko mila
mujhe deewaangi mili

chain aap ko mila
mujhe deewaangi mili
aa haa haahosh aapko mila
muhe to bekhudi mili

 


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.

Blog Day :

5064 Post No. : 16978

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2012-2022) – Song No. 49
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Welcome all to this post under ‘blog ten year challenge 2012-2022’.

Today’s(30 May 2022) song is from the movie ‘Jheel Ke Us Paar-1973’.

One song from this movie was presented on the blog on 30.05.2012 alongwith two more songs as listed below.

Song Title Name of the movie (year) Remarks
Chhod chale pyaari duniya ko Bhaagam Bhaag(1956) All songs covered
Maine dekha usne dekha pyaar ho gaya Aaya Saawan Jhoom Ke(1969) All songs covered
Baabul tere baagaan di main baabul Jheel Ke Us Paar(1973) 4 of 6 songs posted

We can see from the above table that only three songs were posted ten years back on this day (still better than the current rate in the same month ten years later in 2022, which is one song per day 🙂 ).

The average of the month ‘May-2012’ was 4.12 songs per day which means a total of 128 songs were covered in the month of ‘May-2012’.

If we look the figures of songs posted in the month of ‘May’ since the inception of the blog we get the following figures.

YEAR May
2008 0* (Blog started in the month of July’2008)
2009 194
2010 64
2011 107
2012 128
2013 142
2014 75
2015 61
2016 35
2017 81
2018 67
2019 40
2020 60
2021 55
2022 33*

We can see that the highest score for the month of ‘May’ is 194 in the year ‘2009’. And the lowest score of ‘May’ is 35 in the year ‘2016’. In the current year this month the figure stands at 33 so we can hope that it will either go past the lowest figure of ‘35’ or it may even end up in a ‘tie’ for the lowest score for the month. In these fourteen years ‘May’ has seen four centuries 194, 107, 128, & 142 in the year 2009, 2011, 2012 & 2013 respectively. There have been seven half centuries – 64, 75, 61, 81, 67, 60 & 55 in the years – 2010, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2020 & 2021 respectively.

So that is all for ‘May’ on the blog from 2008 to 2022 🙂

Let us now come to today’s BTYC movie. Out of the three movies represented on the blog ‘Bhaagam Bhaag-1956’, and ‘Aaya Saawan Jhoom Ke-1969’ have been ‘Yippeeee’ed’ on the blog i.e. all songs of these movies have already been covered.

The movie eligible today for Blog Ten Year Challenge is ‘Jheel Ke Us Paar-1973’. This movie had six songs in it. For of these songs have been posted on the blog. Today’s song is the fifth song from this movie to appear on the blog.

‘Jheel Ke Us Paar-1973’ was directed by Bhaapie Soni for his home productions. It had Dharmendra, Mumtaz, Prem Chopra, Junior Mehmood, Ranjeet, Fariyaal, Veena, Anwar Hussain, Iftekhar, Urmila Bhatt, Sujata, Polsan, Baby Chiku, Madan Keni, Rajan Kapoor, Altamash Gazanvi, Yogita Bali , Jagdish Raj (in Guest Apprearance) and Pran (Special Appearance).

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 28.08.73 that is almost forty-nine years ago.

Today’s song is sung by Lata Mangeshkar. It is picturised on Mumtaz. Yogita Bali, Dharmendra, Prem Chopra, Veena and Iftekhar can also be seen present in the picturisation of this song.

Lyricist for this song is Anand Bakshi and music is composed by R.D. Burman.

I remember to have watched this movie in my childhood days but I have forgotten all about it by now. But I think it was a nice movie to watch and the musical score by R.D. Burman is also very good. ‘Kya nazaare kya sitaare’ sung by Kishore Kumar is my favorite song from this movie.

Let us listen to today’s song.

Lyrics for today’s song were provided by Prakashchandra.

Audio

Video

Song-Keh rahe hain ye aansoo baraste huye (Jheel Ke Us Paar)(1973) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-R D Burman

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

keh rahe hain ye aansoo baraste huye
keh rahe hain ye aansoo baraste huye
oonchey oonchey makaanon mein baste huye
ek gareeb andhi ladki pe hanste huye
aapko sharm aati nahin..een..eeen

keh rahe hain ye aansoo baraste huye
oonchey oonchey makaanon mein baste huye
ek gareeb andhi ladki pe hanste huye
aapko sharm aati naheen..een..eeen..een…een

kyaa huaa main agar khoobsoorat nahin
main bhi insaan hoon mitti ki moorat nahin
kyaa huaa main agar khoobsoorat nahin
main bhi insaan hoon mitti ki moorat nahin
aapki main bahan beti hoti agar
aap pe kyaa guzarti main roti agar
o o o
meri soorat pe taane yoon kaste huye
aapko sharm aati naheen…een..eeen
keh rahe hain ye aansoo baraste huye
oonchey oonchey makaanon mein baste huye
ek gareeb andhi ladki pe hanste huye
aapko sharm aati naheen..een..eeen..een…een

keemti motarein jagmagaatey libaas
mehangi cheezein hain sab aap logon ke paas
keemti motarein jagmagaatey libaas
mehangi cheezein hain sab aap logon ke paas
kis liye tum bhalaa phir khudaa se daro
bad-naseebon ki par bad-duaaon se daro..o.o
ho o o
meri majbooriyon pe yoon hanste huye
aapko sharm aati naheen…een..eeen..eeen

keh rahe hain ye aansoo baraste huye
oonchey oonchey makaanon mein baste huye
ek gareeb andhi ladki pe hanste huye
aapko o
sharm aati ee..ee..eee


This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, 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.

Blog Day :

5063 Post No. : 16977

Today’s song is from the film Simba-1951.

The film was made by Comedy Pictures. The director was Mohammed Hussain and the music was by D C Dutt. The cast of the film was Baburao, Krishnakumari, Shaikh, Bimla, Indira, habib and others. I have not seen this film but from the photos and the posters of this film it appears to be a kind of a distorted take on a Tarzan-like story.

Hindi films have been making attempts to bring films on this ever popular story worldwide, since the first decade of the Talkie films. Films were made like Zambo-The Ape man-1937 and Zambo ka Beta-1939. Tarzan has been masqueraded in Hindi as Zambo, Zimbo, Zingaro, Simba etc and also films were made using Tarzan name directly. As many as 21 films were made with the name Tarzan. True to Indian generosity and tradition, Tarzan has been gifted with a son, a daughter, a Mehbooba and a Jalpari ! He is combined with Gorilla, King Kong, Delialah, Hercules, Magic lamp and what not. I am sure the original Tarzan would have jumped with pleasure with so many companions ! Such films came mostly in the 60’s decade and the usual heroes were Azaad and Dara Singh, in the main role. Heroines were immaterial.

These C grade action and stunt films are truly 100 % entertainment. Only condition was that you must lock up your brain and forget any body part above your shoulders, before seeing these films. The greatest misuse of ” Cinematic Liberty” was to be found in those films. But honestly, the current New generation has really missed out on something out of this world !

Entertainment at best was provided by these C grade stunt and action films of the 40’s, 50’s and the 60’s. I know, because my childhood was nurtured on the full dose of such films. I was seeing films from the age of 9-10 years or so. That was around 1949-50. I was the officially appointed chaperone or the chies guide and guard of the older generation group when they went to see Mythological films in a theatre. Other times, I used to see action films and musical or social films etc. Old films of the 40’s were shown at reduced rates of 4 annas, 6 annas etc. in theatres screening them as ” Morning Shows” from 10 to 1 pm. I had no qualms seeing any film -be it Marathi, Hindi English, Telugu, Kannada or even Bangla. I was lucky to see films of the 40’s, because later on they simply disappeared !

Some people feel seeing and enjoying C grade films is below dignity and childish. It was neither, in my opinion. Sense and cause of enjoyment is as different to individuals as are the natures of all the people. You can’t find similarity exactly. It is like the definition of Beauty. Shakespeare had said ” Beauty lies in the beholder’s eyes “. To each his own. There are millions of people worldwide who like such films and that is why such films were made. Without demand would such films be made ?

Nowadays ofcourse, such films- C grade stunt and action films are not made. Due to advanced techniques and SFX science, one can show any unimaginable trick or scene in seconds, so who needs Fight masters and DareDevil action heroes like master Bhagwan, Baburao pehelwan, Kamran, Ranjan, Fearless Nadia and their ilk ? Furthermore, action on the screen is now diversified and branched into several stereotypes.

An American – Mr. Michel aka Mike Barnum runs 2 Blogs on the Internet, namely Pedro the Ape and cinemajadoo. Most people are totally unaware of such Blogs run by an American-Mike Barnum ji. On his Blog Mike has written on at least 100+ only C grade action and stunt films alone. He has made classification by different Generes also, like Jungle films, Mystery films, Murder films, Horror films etc etc. There are Photos, posters, cast details, film stories and short Bios of unknown C grade artistes. Once you go to his Blog, you get lost for a long time. It is a great work, involving a neglected Genre of Hindi films, which was once upon a time, a very popular film variety for certain audiences. I thank him profusely for this service. Thanks, Mike Barnum ji.

The decade of the 40s and the 50s was the period when stunt and Action films were made in plenty. There were specialised actors,producers, directors,composers and even specialised audiences too for such films. Stunt and Action films was a very sweeping name for a Genre which included several types of sub-categories. When I started studying these films, I found this kind soul – Mike Burnum -who identified and classified stunt/Action films made in India, into sub categories. For the information of our esteemed readers, the different types within the generalised Stunt/Action films are…(in descending order of number of films made….)

1. Fantasy and Arabian Nights-92 films
2. Horror – 67
3. Jungle Thrillers (Tarzan/Zimbo/Zambo/Zangbo/Zingara etc)
4. New Century Horror films ( Horror films made after 2000)
5. Science Fiction
6. Chillers
7. Spies and Detective
8. Super heroes/ Heroines
9. Murder and Mystery
10. Sword Fighting and
11. Naag Films. etc etc.

In today’s film cast you will find the name Baburao. Now this is not a complete name. There were several Baburaos in the film industry like Baburao Painter, Baburao Patel, Baburao Apte, Baburao Pendharkar, Baburao Pehelwan etc. But a regular fan of action films knew that in such films Baburao means Baburao Pehelwan.

Baburao Pehelwan, hailed from Kolhapur – famous for wrestlers due to royal patronage from King Shahu Maharaj. He started his career with the Wadias as an extra doing small roles and as a duplicate for Fearless Nadia. Master Bhagwan picked him up from there and made him a hero in his stunt pictures like, ‘Badla’ (1943), ‘Madadgaar’ (1947), ‘Laalach’ (1948), ‘Jalan’ (1948), ‘Bhedi Bungla’ (1949) etc. After the eclipse of stunt and action films, by the 60s, he joined fight master Azeem Khan’s team as a fighter and a duplicate. In the film ‘Howrah Bridge’ (1958) he was Ashok Kumar’s duplicate in the final scene, where he is to climb the Howrah Bridge.

Baburao Pehelwan operated in an era when there was a spate of actors calling themselves “pehelwan”. They were in great demand in stunt and action films. At one time there were actors like Baburao Pehelwan, Vasantrao Pehelwan, Sadiq Pehelwan, Nandram Pehelwan, Maane Pehelwan, Amir Khan Pehelwan. There was one more actor in the 30s named Marutirao Pehelwan. He was a handsome person. He was the hero in the first Gujarati talkie film, ‘Narsi Mehta’ (1932). He married his co-star of many films Tara, elder sister of dancer Sitara Devi. After retirement, Marutirao Pehelwan settled in Dhule in Maharashtra and opened a dairy. World famous dancer Gopi Krishna was their son.

Today’s song seems to be a dance number. It is sung by harish, Shaikh and chorus.. Sheikh was a Comedy actor in the 40s,50s and the 60s. He has acted in 170 films,as per Muvyz stats. He sang 10 songs in 8 films as per HFGK (Daulat ki duniya-47, Fifty Fifty-UR, Nakli Baap-49, Jiya Raja-49, Dushman-50, Simba-51, Hatimtai-56 and Naagmani-57).

He was essentially a B and C grade film comedian, so his name is not known to most people. Sanjeev Narvekar’s book, “Eena meena deeka” gives very little information about him. In his hey-days, he was popular in a class of people who were regulars of stunt, fantasy and action films. He was a fixture in almost all Wadia films. He was the main on screen singer in the iconic qawali, “Humen to loot liya milke husn walon ne” from the film Al Hilal-58. (It was the 5000th song on this Blog)

He directed 2 films, Shahnaaz-48 and Mr.Toofan-63. He started his career in Hindi films with Pakke badmash-39. Before that he had acted in a Marathi film “Netaji Palkar-39″by Bhalji Pendharkar (info from CITWF). His last film was Aadamkhor-85. No information is available on his life anywhere.


Song- O Sheena o Sheena (Simbaa)(1951) Singers- Harish, Shaikh, Lyricist- Farukh Qaisar, MD- D C Dutt

Lyrics

Ding ding o gola
ding ding o gola

gori gori
pyaari pyaari
o sheena
gori gori
pyaaree pyaaree
o sheena

pahle loota thha tirchhi nazar ne
bal khaati hui is kamar ne
pahle loota thha tirchhi nazar ne
bal khaati hui is kamar ne
dil bhi junglee ada ne chheena
dil bhi junglee ada ne chheena
o shheena o sheena
o shheena o sheena
o gori pyaari pyaari
o sheena
gori gori
pyaaree pyaaree
o sheena

mere dil ki kothhariya hai chhoti
usmein phir aa basi hai ye moti
mere dil ki kothhariya hai chhoti
usmein phir aa basi hai ye moti
isne mushqil kiya mera jeena
isne mushqil kiya mera jeena
o shheena o sheena
o shheena o sheena
gori gori
pyaaree pyaaree
o sheena
gori gori
pyaaree pyaaree o sheena

aeji kismat kisi ne na paari
jab ladi aankh ??
aeji kismat kisi ne na paari
jab ladi aankh ??
aur miley khaad se khaana peena
aur miley khaad se khaana peena
o shheena o sheena
o shheena o sheena


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Blog Day :

5062 Post No. : 16976

“Road No 303″(1960) was produced by Ratan Kumar and Bhikhu Bhai and directed by Dharam Kumar for Mahesh Pictures, Bombay. The move had Shubha Khote(as Sadhana), Mahmood(as Ramesh) Bhagwan(as Munna), Helen, K.N.Singh, Tiwari(aka Ramayan Tiwari), Sheelu, Altaf, Mirajkar, Maqbool, Raju, Ramlal, Fazlu, Majnu, Joshi, Kashi,S.Kerawala, Master Nissar, Baxi etc in it.

The movie had six songs in it. Two songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the third song from “Road No 303″(1960) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Geeta Dutt. Jaan Nisaar Akhtar is the lyricist. Music is composed by C Arjun.

Only the audio of the song is available. This song sounds like club dance song, possibly picturised on Helen. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of the song.

Lyrics of the song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

audio link:

Song-Aankhen ye kaali kaali (Road No 303)(1960) Singer-Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-Jaan Nisaar Akhtar, MD-C Arjun

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

sun lo o o meharbaan
mushqil jeenaa yahaan
aaye..ae tum kaahaan

aankhein ye kaali kaali
baatein nishaaney waali
jaaye na waar khaali bachnaa…aaaa
dekho na aisey dekho
hum pe nazar na phenko
samjho na bholi bhaali bachnaa..aaa

bijli hoon jo bhi chhoo le
lagey sau jhatkey
lagey sau jhatkey
ye sunn lo.
dil ko zaraa samjhaa do
na hamse atkey
na hamse atkey ye sunn lo
haayye haayye haayye
aankhein ye kaali kaali
baatein nishaaney waali
jaayein na waar khaali bachnaa…aaa
sun lo o o meharbaan
mushqil jeenaa yahaan..aaan
aaaye..ae..ae tum kahaaan..aaan

zulfein ghataa kehlaayein
ghataa bhee aisee
ghataa bhee aisee ke taubaa
mere ishaarey qaatil adaa bhee aise
adaa bhee aise ke taubaa
haayye haayye haayye
aankhein ye kaali kaali
baatein nishaaney waali
jaayein na waar khaali bachnaa
sun lo..o meharbaan
mushqil jeenaa yahaan..aaan
aaye.. tum kahaan..aaan

rehnaa sambhal ke rehnaa
na phir pachhtaanaa
na phir pachhtaanaa kaheen tum
kehti hoon dekho dekho
na maarey jaanaa
naa maarey jaanaa kaheen tum
haayye haayye haayye
aankhein ye kaali kaali
baatein nishaaney waali
jaaye na waar khaali bachnaa

dekho na aisey dekho
hampe nazar na phenko
samjho na bholi bhaali bachnaa..aaa


This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, 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.

Blog Day :

5061 Post No. : 16975

Today’s song is from the film Mulaqat-1947.

The film was made by Taj mahal pictures.It’s all 11 songs were written by Munshi Dil Lucknowi and the film was directed by the Lyricist himself. Actually, ” Munshi ” means a Clerk, a writer, a literary assistant or a Language Teacher. How this Munshi directed the movie is a wonder. But then in the Hindi film industry, you find many such odd, unimaginable things. This was not his first directorial venture. He had already tried his hand at film-“Abla ki Shakti’-1940 and after this film, he again directed a film “Do Bhai”-1954. As a Lyricst, he write 126 songs in 16 film which included films like Iqrar-42,Naqgad narayan-43 ( a remake of Marathi film ” पैसा बोलतो आहे”), Sohni Mahiwal-46 and Laila-54. After this he migrated to Pakistan.

In Hindi, films are repeated in different ways like….

1. Same Titles – Commonest type, but not necessary that the film content will be the same. Hundreds of titles are repeated from Twice to more than 5 times. The maximum repetitions’ honour goes to the title ” INSAF “. Films with this title were made as many as 7 times. Funnily, there was at least one “Insaf” movie in each decade for 70 continuous
years ! They were made in 1937, 1946,1956, 1966,1973, 1987 and 1997. What Luck !

2. Same story – Different Titles…like Actor, Damaad and Albela – all made in 1951. Aurat teri yehi kahani-1954 and Aurat Teri kahani-1988. Many others.

3.Remakes….a) Hindi to Hindi – Aurat and Mother India, Abodh and Uphaar, Panghat-Chitchor and Main Prem ki diwani hoon, Hamare Tumhare and Khatta Meetha, Mala and Amar, Grihasthi and Ghar Basake dekho, Malkin and Biradari etc.

b) Other languages to Hindi like Marathi, Bangla, Tamil, Telugu etc. Chandralekha, Bahar, Ladki, Many films from New Theatres, Calcutta.

c) Dubbed films like Jaisimha to Jaisingh. Many films fall in this category nowadays, especially from the south.

There are many such remakes and the lists would be too long. This only proves that a popular theme/story is worth remaking a film. Why does this happen? Are there a shortage of stories ?
In 2004, a book called “Why we tell stories’, written by Christopher Booker was published. It is a book having more than 700 pages-728 pages to be exact. The book says “There are only 7 (Seven) basic plots in the whole world. They are recycled again and again in Novels, movies, Plays and Operas. These are
1.Overcoming the Monster
2.Rags to riches
3.The quest
4.Voyage and return
5.Rebirth or identical persons.
6.Comedy and
7.Tragedy .

After this book was published, there was chaos and criticism started. ‘New York Times’ also jumped in. The author coolly replied to all points and stuck to his statements. If we look at Hindi films, I personally feel that what the author has said is true in our case. Only thing is that our film stories are always a clever mixture of all or some of the above themes.

Today’s movie Mulaqat-47 was also a repeat title film. Films on this title were made in 1947, 1993 and 2002. This was a film with Muslim social background. The cast of the film was Naseem Banu, Prem Adib, Rama Shukla, Mumtaz Ali, Majid, Najma, Shah Nawaz and many others. The story of the film was –

Nasir (Prem Adib) is a school teacher. He and Saeeda fall in love and think of getting married. Saeeda loses her father and orphan Saeeda has to live with her Uncle and Aunt, who ill-treat her. fed up os this treatment she wants to commit suicide under a train, but is saved by a passing by Nawab Saheb (Shah Nawaz). He takes her home and decides to keep her there with them. He has a daughter who is Nasir’s student. Through her, the lovers come together again and decide to get married soon.
Meanwhile Mukarram (Rama Shukla), the vagabond son of the Nawab returns home. promising to mend his ways, he stays there. Now he too wants to marry Saeeda. The Nawab asks her. Under the burden of his help, she can not say ‘No’. The marriage is fixed.
Just one day prior to marriage, the town Police come and arrest Mukarram for a murder, which he had committed and take him away. The nawab is heartbroken. His daughter tells him about Nasi and Saeeda’s love affair. Nawab immediately calls Nasir and arranges his marriage with Saeeda. The End.

Shahnawaz Khan, known only as Shahnawaz, was born on 18-9-1906 in Hyderabad Deccan. His father was a Major in Hyderabad’s Nizam Army. During his school education, he used to act in dramas. After Matriculation, he joined the Govt. Service in Hyderabad state. He was, however, keen on joining films and dramas. After 5 years, he left the job and started a Motor car business. In that connection, he would visit Bombay often and try his luck at different studios. Finally, his efforts bore fruit and he got a Villain’s role in film Bharat ka laal-36, in which he was listed as S.Nawaz. It was a stunt film made by the Kadam brothers (Harischandra rao and Chandra rao Kadam), with Master Bhagwan as the Hero.

After this, he never went back to Hyderabad. Then came his films Daulat-37, Toofani khazana-37, Rangila Mazdoor-38, Jungle king-39, Sardar 40 etc etc. In 1940, he joined Bombay Talkies and worked in films. He was apparently in Devika Rani’s camp. He was seen in Punarmilan-40,Bandhan-40, Jhoola-41, Naya Sansar-41, Kismet – 43 and Hamari Baat-43.He also worked in Masterji-43, Police,Parakh and Anban-44, Zeenat, Bhaijan and Humayun-45 and few more films. In all, he did 35 films in India. In 1948, Shahnawaz migrated to Pakistan. He was welcomed there. He did 41 films in Pakistan (32 Urdu and 9 Punjabi). Some of his films were quite famous, like Aansoo-50, Sassi-54, Ayyaz-60 etc.

Shahnawaz died in Karachi on 18-6-1971. His last released film was Nek Parween-75.

There are two small actors. Here is some information about them, since they migrated to Pakistan after this film.

Majid’s name was Abdul Majid Syed. He was born at Farrukhabad in U.P. in 1915. His father was an Overseer. After matric in 1929, he started his business of Leather in Akola, Maharashtra. in 1935, actor, director and producer Nazeer of Hind pictures, introduced him to S.K.Daryani and he got a small role in Sher ka Panja-36 and Sangdil samaj-36. However, from film Bulldog-37, he got side roles and lead roles in films like Gentleman daku-37, insaaf-37, Rajkumari-38, Masterman-38, Zamana-38, Mud-40, Saubhagya-40, Swami-41, Swaminath-42, he also acted in more films like Najma-43, Babar-44 and Zeenat-45.

In all he did over 100 films till 1947. After Partition, he migrated to Pakistan with Nazeer and Swarnalata. In Pakistan he did just 7 films. He died on 24-9-1959.

Najma was born at Lahore on 1-12-1928. Her father was a businessman. Her real name was Naseem. Since there was already one famous actress Naseem, she changed her name. She first worked in ‘Kunwaara baap’ (1942) and ‘Uljhan’ (1942) Then came ‘Nai Zindagi’ (1943), ‘Dr Kumar’ (1944), ‘Piya Milan’ (1945)’ ‘Naseeb’ (1945) and Mulaqat-1947. Then she got married, left films and migrated to Pakistan.

Today’s song is a duet by Arunkumar Mukherjee and Binapani Mukherjee. The music was by Khemchand Prakash. Enjoy….


Song- Kaale kaale baadal mein gora gora chaand (Mulaaqaat)(1947) Singers- Binapani Mukherjee, Arunkumar Mukherjee, Lyricist- Munshi Dil Lucknowi, MD- Khemchand Prakash
Both

Lyrics

Kaale kaale baadal mein
Kaale kaale baadal mein
Kaale kaale baadal mein
gora gora chaand
jalwa dikhaa kar chala bhi gaya
haay
jalwa dikhaa kar chala bhi gaya
haay chala bhi gaya
ho chala bhi gaya

Kaale kaale baadal mein
gora gora chaand
jalwa dikhaa kar chala bhi gaya
haay
jalwa dikhaa kar chala bhi gaya
haay chala bhi gaya
ho chala bhi gaya

kuchh ro bhi gaya
kuchh gaa bhi gaya

kuchh ro bhi gaya
kuchh gaa bhi gaya
koi bijli giraa kar chala bhi gaya
haan koi bijli giraa kar chala bhi gaya
haay chala bhi gaya
ho chala bhi gaya

aaya thha koi ee ee ee ee
aaya thha koi
?????? liye huye
fariyaad lab par
aankhon mein
toofaan liye huye
mehfil ko phoonk dene ka
saamaan liye huye
apni mehfil ko

apni mehfil ko
apni mehfil to
gaati ki gaati rahi

apni mehfil to
gaati ki gaati rahi

koi aansoo bahaa kar chala bhi gaya
haan koi dukhda sunaa kar chala bhi gaya
haay chala bhi gaya
ho chala bhi gaya
Kaale kaale baadal mein
gora gora chaand
jalwa dikhaa kar chala bhi gaya
haay chala bhi gaya


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.

Blog Day : 5060 Post No. : 16974 Movie Count : 4599

Pancham’s Music – Eighties (1981-1990) -6 (1986)
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In today’s post we move on to Pancham’s music in 1986.

From this year onwards we can see noticeable drop in number of movies where Pancham Da had composed music. Compared to the seventeen movies in 1984 and eighteen movies in 1985, in 1986 Pancham Da composed music for only seven movies .

Here is the list of those movies.

Sno Movie Title Director Lyricist Date of Censor Certificate Status on the Blog
1 Anokhaa Rishtaa I.V. Sasi Anand Bakshi 27.06.1986 0
2 Ek Main Aur Ek Tu Ravi Tandon Anand Bakshi 15.07.1986 0
3 Jeevaa Raj Sippy Gulzar 19.11.1983 1 song posted
4 Palay Khan Ashim Samanta Anand Bakshi 03.12.1986 0
5 Samundar Rahul Rawail Anand Bakshi 03.09.1986 1 song posted
6 Shatru Pramod Chakravarty Anand Bakshi 24.07.1986 0
7 Zindagaani Prabhat Roy Anjaan, Indeevar 03.07.1986 Being introduced today

For today’s presentation we have a song from the movie ‘Zindagaani-1986’.

“Zindagaani-1986” was directed by Prabhat Roy for ‘Sangam Chitra, Bombay’. It was produced by S. Mazumdar.

It had Rakhi Gulzar, Mithun Chakraborty, Rati Agnihotri, Ranjeet, Amjad Khan, Iftekhar, Seema Deo, Paintal, Manek Irani, Madhu Malini, Alka Nupur, Bhushan Tiwari, Kirti Kumar, Manjushree, and others. Suresh Oberoi makes a special appearance in this movie.

Screenplay and dialogues of this movie were written by Fiaz Salim. Editing of this movie was done by Sudhir Verma.

It was passed by Censor Board on 03.07.1986.

This movie had four songs. They were written by Anjaan (two songs) and Indeevar (two songs).

Music for this movie was composed by R.D. Burman.

Here is the list of songs of this movie:-

SNo Song Title Lyricist Singer
01 Jab se miley ho tum zindagi mein Anjaan Lata Mangeshkar
02 Kab dogi pyaar mujhe kab dogi Indeevar Asha Bhonsle, Suresh Wadkar
03 Tum tum ho to ham bhi hain kam nahin Anjaan Asha Bhonsle, Shailendra Singh
04 Pyaar ka hoon main deewaana Indeevar Kishore Kumar, Annette Pinto

So far none of the songs from this movie have been posted on the blog. Today this movie ‘Zindagaani’ makes its debut on the blog.

Today’s song is sung by Lata Mangeshkar. It is lip-synced by Rakhi Gulzar while Suresh Oberoi is also present in the picturisation of this melodious song.

Let us now listen to today’s song.

Lyrics for today’s song are written by Anjaan and music is composed by R.D. Burman.

Video

Audio

Song-Jab se miley ho tum zindagi mein (Zindagaani)(1986) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Anjaan, MD-R D Burman

Lyrics(Based on audio link)

Laa laa
laa laa laa aa laa
laalaa
laalaalaa

jab se miley ho
tum zindagi mein
jab se miley ho
tum zindagi mein
maine ye jaanaa
hai pyaar kya aa aa aa
jab se miley ho
tum zindagi mein
maine ye jaanaa
hai pyaar kya aa aa
jab se miley ho
tum zindagi mein

ye kya huaa aa
jo bhi huaa
kabhi ye to honaa thha
aa
saathi mere
paa ke tujhe
ye dil to khona thha
ye kya huaa aa
jo bhi huaa
kabhi ye to honaa thha
aa
saathi mere
paa ke tujhe
ye dil to khona thha
hona yahi thha
jo ho gaya aa aa
jab se miley ho
tum zindagi mein ae
jab se miley ho
tum zindagi mein

(Dialogues not included)

tu hai jaisaa aa
koyi aisaa aa
pehle milaa hi nahin
binaa tere
zindagi ye
itni kahaan thhi haseen
tu hai jaisaa aa
koyi aisaa aa
pehle milaa hi nahin een
binaa tere
zindagi ye
itni kahaan thhi haseen
ye kya khushi hai ae
ye kya nashaa aa aa
jab se miley ho
tum zindagi mein ae
jab se miley ho
tum zindagi mein

(dialogues not included)

piyaa mere
sang tere
kahin door jaaungi ee
sapnon ki galiyon mein
naya ghar sajaaoongi
piyaa mere
sang tere
kahin door jaaungi
sapnon ki galiyon mein
naya ghar sajaaoongi
toote kahin naa sapnaa mera
aa aa
jab se miley ho
tum zindagi mein ae
jab se miley ho
tum zindagi mein
maine ye jaanaa
hai pyaar kya aa aa aa
jab se miley ho
tum zindagi mein
laa laa laa laa laa
laa laa laa laa
laa laa laa laa laa


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.

Blog Day :

5059 Post No. : 16973

Today 25th May’2022 is Remembrance Day of actor Sunil Dutt (born as Balraj Dutt, 6 June 1929 — 25 May 2005).

Sunil Dutt was active in ‘films’ around us when I was growing up in seventies. I remember to have watched his ‘black & white’ movies like ‘Ek Phool Chaar Kaante’, ‘Main Chup Rahoongi’, ‘Beti Bete’, ‘Gaban’, and movies like ‘Padosan’ and ‘Reshma Aur Shera’ in our colony club when I was a child. I do not remember correctly but I think I had also watched his ‘Post Box no.999’ as well.

Then I have vague memories of watching some of his movies with my parents, or brothers and cousins, and /or elders (like my Uncle) in the family. These are movies like ‘Sadhu Aur Shaitan’, ‘Heera’, ‘Himalay Se Ooncha’, ‘Nagin’, ‘Nehle Pe Dehla’, ‘Shaan’, ‘Yaari Dushmani’, etc.

I watched ‘Jaani Dushman’ alone as my Dad gave me ‘conditional permission’ that I will not take my younger brothers to watch the movie with me. (But the permission came only after I was punished 🙂 the day before it. I had mentioned this episode in my post on the movie ‘Jaani Dushman’.)

As a child we were always interested in watching movies irrespective of the star cast and I enjoyed watching all the above movies.

I get to watch his ‘Rocky’, ‘Dard Ka Rishta’, ‘Raaj Tilak’, ‘Watan Ke Rakhwaale’ ‘Mother India’, ‘Gumraah’, ‘Hamraaz’, ‘Mera Saaya’, ‘Insaan Jaag Uttha’, ‘Amrapali’, ‘Mujhe Jeene Do’, ‘Waqt’, ‘Khandan’ (these I watched during the years from 1983 to 1988. I passed out matriculation in 1983, stayed Akola with my grandparents for my study (but actually playing cricket and watching movies than focusing on studies. From 1985 to 1988 I was staying at Parli Vaijnath (Maharashtra)).

The movies I mentioned above are not appearing in their chronological order of release.

From the above movies, I remember I had watched ‘Padosan’ again in later years also on VCR, TV and online.

In the recent years I had watched his ‘Lage Raho Munna Bhai’ in 2006 in Kachchh. And very recently I watched his ‘Aaj Aur Kal’ online in 2017 when I was in Kenya.

I have not watched today’s movie which is ‘Meharbaan-1967’.

“Meharbaan-1967” was directed by A. Bhim Singh for ‘A.V.M., Madras’. It was produced by A.V. Meiyappan.

It had Ashok Kumar, Sunil Dutt, Nutan, Mehmood, Sudesh Kumar, Bhalla, Shaymlal, Jankidas, Umesh Sharma, Ramavtaar, Rajkishore, Mukri, Sulochana, Shashikala, Shyama, Raj Mehra, Ramesh Deo, Ashim Kumar, Kumari Padma, Master Levi, Jayanthi, Bharathi and others.

“Meharbaan-1967” had seven songs in it that were written by Rajinder Krishan. Following is the list of songs as mentioned in HFGK Vol-IV (1961-1970).

SNo Song Title Singer/s Posted On
01 Mera gadhaa gadhon ka leader Mohd Rafi, Mehmood 09.12.2016
02 Aayega aayega ik chhail chhabilaa aayega Mohd Rafi Being presented today
03 Ik raaja ki sun lo kahaani Lata Mangeshkar, Rafi 06.06.2021
04 Saawan ki raat kaari kaari Asha Bhonsle 03.03.2022
05 Ae mere dost ae mere hamdam Mohd Rafi 21.01.2013
06 Saari duniya mein dekhe hain do anpadh naadaan Lata Mangeshkar Coming soon
07 Ik raaja ki sun lo kahaani Mohd Rafi 06.06.2021

All the songs of ‘Meharbaan-1967’ were composed by the legendary music director Ravi Shankar Sharma known to us as ‘Ravi’.

Today’s song is sung by Mohd Rafi and on screen Sunil Dutt is performing on this song. Also seen in the picturisation of this song are Ashok Kumar, Bharati, Padma Khanna, Nutan, Sulochana and many others.

Let us listen to today’s song and pay our tributes to Sunil Dutt.


Song-Aayegaa aayegaa ik chhail chhabeela aayegaa (Meharbaan)(1967) Singer-Rafi, Lyrics-Rajinder Krishan, MD-Ravi

Lyrics

Aayega aayega
Ik chhail chhabeela aayega
Aayega aayega
Ik chhail chhabeela aayega
Ik din jo meri chhoti si
Gudiya ko le jaayega
Aayega aayega
Ik chhail chhabeela aayega

Bhool ja bachpan ki rang raliyaan
Aaye din sharmaane ke
Bhool ja bachpan ki rang raliyaan
Aaye din sharmaane ke
Chhod ke roti sang saheli
Saajan ke ghar jaane ke
Chaahe ghabraaye
Chaahe muhkdaa chhupaaye
Aane waala to aayega
Aayega aayega
Ik chhail chhabeela aayega
Aayega aayega
Ik chhail chhabeela aayega

Laakh chhupa le humse lekin
Chaal teri ye kehti hai
Laakh chhupa le humse lekin
Chaal teri ye kehti hai
Soorat ik albele ki
Teri ankhiyon mein rehti hai
Kaisi bal khaaye
Yahi aas lagaaye
Kab aane waala aayega
Aayega aayega
Ik chhail chhabeela aayega
Aayega aayega
Ik chhail chhabeela aayega
haan
Aa

Do din ka ab tera basera
Baabul ke is aangan mein
Do din ka ab tera basera
Baabul ke is aangan mein
Kaisa hoga desh piya ka
Jaagi hai chinta man mein
Chain na aaye
Yahi soch sataaye
Ab aane waala aayega
Aayega aayega
Ik chhail chhabila aayega
Aayega aayega
Ik chhail chhabila aayega

Ik din jo meri chhoti si
Gudiya ko le jaayega
Aayega aayega
Ik chhail chhabeela aayega
Aayega aayega
Ik chhail chhabeela aayega
Aayega aayega
Ik chhail chhabeela aayega
Aayega aayega
Ik chhail chhabeela aayega


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.

Blog Day :

5058 Post No. : 16972

Today 24th May’2022 is the (1 October 1919 − 24 May 2000) twenty-second ‘Remembrance Anniversary’ of legendary lyricist Majrooh Sultanpuri.

On our blog more than one thousand one hundred songs penned by Majrooh Sultanpuri are already posted.

Today 24th May’2022 is sixty-seventh birth anniversary (born on 24th May’1955) of Music Director (& lyricist too) Rajesh Roshan.
As per statistics mentioned on the blog Rajesh Roshan has composed music for more than 842 songs. Out of these 842 songs, 153 songs are covered in the blog.

Majrooh Sultanpuri as a lyricist, and Rajesh Roshan as a music-director have collaborated in many movies. They have given Hindi Films many memorable compositions.

Their association started with Rajesh Roshan’s debut movie ‘Kunwaaraa Baap-1974’ and continued till ‘Kya Kehna-2000’, in between delivering many hit, popular and memorable songs.

Today we are going to listen to one such composition where the lyrics are written by Majrooh ji and music is composed by Rajesh Roshan.

The today’s song is from the movie ‘Janta Hawaldar-1979’.

“Jantaa Hawaldaar-1979” was directed by Mehmood for ‘Balaji Pictures, Bombay’.

It was produced by Manoherlal P. Chhabria and Manoher P. Jaisingh.

It had Ashok Kumar, Rajesh Khanna, Yogita Bali, Kanhaiyyalal, Shailendra, Leela Chitnis, Lalita Pawar, Dhoomal, Sunder, Mohan Choti, Coca Cola, Bhushan Tiwari, Shobhana, Narendra Nath, Shobha Khote, Mehmood and others.

Hema Malini had a ‘above all’ appearance in this movie.

Abrar Alvi was the writer of this movie. Editing of this movie was done by Vishwanath Narvekar. Story of this movie was written by Mehmood.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 10.01.1979.

Here is a brief about this movie as mentioned on ‘Wikipedia’.

Janta Havaldar (transl. The people’s Havildar) is a 1979 Indian Hindi-language film directed by Mehmood, with Rajesh Khanna playing the title role, paired opposite Yogita Bali. The film has Ashok Kumar and Hema Malini making extended guest appearances. This film was not commercially successful at the time of its release. However, over the years, the film has been appreciated by the audiences in its screening on television and has gained a cult following over the years. This movie has songs sung by a newcomer Anwar as Kishore Kumar refused to sing for the movie as it had his ex-wife Yogita Bali in the lead.

This movie has five songs (including one two-part song), all written by Majrooh Sultanpuri. Music for this movie was composed by Rajesh Roshan.

Here is the list of songs this movie has (along with their status on the blog).

SNo Song Title Singer/s Posted On
01 Age Julekha kahaan hai ri tu Mehmood, Eunuchs Yet to be posted
02 Teri aankhon ki chaahat mein Anwar Being discussed today
03 Aadhi roti saara kabaab Lata, Anwar, chorus 29.12.2018
04 Sa re ga ma pa dha ni sa …O kimaam Ali khan Usha Mangeshkar, Mehmood, chorus Yet to be posted
05 a) Hamse ka bhool huyi (part 1) Anwar 29.12.2013
05 b) Thokaren hamko qubool raah kisi ko mil jaaye (part 2) Anwar 29.12.2013

Today’s song is sung by Anwar. It is lip synced by Rajesh Khanna. Also seen in the picturization of this song is Yogita Bali. One stanza of this song is repeated as sad version (in background I presume) which is available in the audio link only.

Two well known songs from this movie have been discussed by Peevesie’s Mom ji on the blog and incidentally both were discussed on the birth anniversary of Rajesh Khanna.

Today’s song is also a well known and popular song from this movie. I think this song should be in top songs of Majrooh Sultanpuri (and for composer Rajesh Roshan too). Anwar is the singer of this soulful song. In fact, this should also be in ‘top songs’ list of songs sung by Singer Anwar.

Let us listen to the today’s song now…

Video

Audio

Song-Teri aankhon ki chaahat mein (Janta Hawaldaar)(1979) Singer-Anwar, Lyrics-Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD-Rajesh Roshan

Lyrics

Teri aankhon ki chaahat mein
To main sab kuchh luta doongaa
Teri aankhon ki chaahat mein
To main sab kuchh luta doongaa
Mohabbat kaise ki jaati
Mohabbat kaise ki jaati
Hai duniyaa ko dikhaa doongaa
Teri aankhon ki chaahat mein

Tere naazuk haseen kadmon ke
Neeche hamsafar mere
Are o hamsafar mere
Jahaan hogaa koi kaanta
Jahaan hogaa koi kaanta
Wahaan main dil bichha doongaa
Teri aankhon ki chaahat mein

Tammannaa hai ke raushan ho
Teri duniyaa teri mehfil
Tammannaa hai ke raushan ho
Teri duniyaa teri mehfil
Teri duniyaa teri mehfil
Ujaalaa mil sake tujhko
Ujaalaa mil sake tujhko
To main ghar bhi jalaa doongaa
Teri aankhon ki chaahat mein

Bahaaraan cheez kyaa hai phool
Kaliyaan kisko kehte hain
Ke kaliyaan kisko kehte hain
Lahoo meraa salaamat main
Lahoo meraa salaamat main
Teraa jeevan sajaa doonga
Teri aankhon ki chaahat mein
To main sab kuchh luta doongaa
Mohabbat kaise ki jaati
Mohabbat kaise ki jaati
Hai duniyaa ko dikhaa doongaa
Teri aankhon ki chaahat mein

(In audio the following lines of the third stanza are repeated as sad version)

Bahaaraan cheez kyaa hain phool
Kaliyaan kisko kehte hain
Ke kaliyaan kisko kehte hain
Lahoo meraa salaamat main
Lahoo meraa salaamat main
Teraa jeevan sajaa doonga

—————————————-
Devanagari Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
—————————————-

तेरी आँखों की चाहत में
तो मैं सब कुछ लुटा दूंगा
तेरी आँखों की चाहत में
तो मैं सब कुछ लुटा दूंगा
मोहब्बत कैसे की जाती
मोहब्बत कैसे की जाती
है दुनिया को दिखा दूंगा
तेरी आँखों की चाहत में

तेरे नाज़ुक हसीं क़दमों के
नीचे हमसफ़र मेरे
अरे ओ हमसफ़र मेरे
जहां होगा कोई काँटा
जहां होगा कोई काँटा
वहाँ मैं दिल बिछा दूंगा
तेरी आँखों की चाहत में

तमन्ना है के रौशन हो
तेरी दुनिया तेरी महफ़िल
तमन्ना है के रौशन हो
तेरी दुनिया तेरी महफ़िल
उजाला मिल सके तुझको
उजाला मिल सके तुझको
तो मैं घर भी जला दूंगा
तेरी आँखों की चाहत में

बहारां चीज़ क्या है फूल
कलियाँ किसको कहते हैं
के कलियाँ किसको कहते हैं
लहू मेरा सलामत मैं
लहू मेरा सलामत मैं
तेरा जीवन सजा दूंगा
तेरी आँखों की चाहत में
तो मैं सब कुछ लुटा दूंगा
मोहब्बत कैसे की जाती
मोहब्बत कैसे की जाती
है दुनिया को दिखा दूंगा
तेरी आँखों की चाहत में

(गीत कि निम्न पंक्तियाँ गीत के विषाद संस्करण में दोहराई गयीं है)

बहारां चीज़ क्या है फूल
कलियाँ किसको कहते हैं
के कलियाँ किसको कहते हैं
लहू मेरा सलामत मैं
लहू मेरा सलामत मैं
तेरा जीवन सजा दूंगा


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.

Blog Day :

5057 Post No. : 16971

I often wonder if is it possible to go through and listen to all the songs that have already been posted on the blog? And, can I recall each of them when somebody asks me or refer to a film’s name and pose a question about its music director, lyricists or other artists or the star-cast of the movie?

I don’t know about others but for me it seems to be an impossible task as of now. Even though I am browsing the blog every now and then each day, still there are many many movies and their songs I have to go through. And when we found a missing gem of song that has not been posted on the blog, we are surprised to note that.

Today’s song is such a song, which according to me should have been posted on the blog long back. (But then I would not have got this chance of putting my thoughts here 🙂 ).

All this would not have been possible without the ‘Geet Kosh’ and ‘links’ of these songs. For this we have to thank all who have created the ‘Geet Kosh’ and also those enthusiasts who have uploaded and made these songs available online.

Today’s song is from the ‘1950’ movie ‘Sartaaj’. This seems to be a lesser known movie of its time.

“Sartaaj-1950” was directed by S. Khalil for ‘Umar Khayyam Films, Bombay’. It had Munawwar Sultana, Motilal, Manorama, Ansari, Mirza Musharraf, Shyama, Kuckkoo, Ratanbai and others.

This movie has nine songs as mentioned in HFGK Vol-II (1941-1950).

Three lyricists were used for these nine songs, where Majrooh Sultanpuri wrote six songs, Shewan Rizvi wrote two songs and Partav Lakhanavi wrote one song in this movie.

Music for this movie was composed by Husnlal-Bhagtram.

Here is the list of songs in this movie and their status on the blog:-

SNo Song Title Singer/s Posted On
01 Saajan umariya baali ho Zohrabai , chorus 23.08.2014
02 Jab teri gali mein ham aaye Lata, Shamshad, chorus 08.02.2018
03 Kal raat padosi kehta tha ye baat Shamshad, Rajagul
04 Koyi samjhega kya, sun to lena tha tumko Lata Mangeshkar
05 Jhel kar toofan bhi… toote dil ka aasraa ban jaayiye Lata Mangeshkar
06 Manwa mein pyaar doley saara sansaar doley Zohrabai, Mukesh 16.09.2011
07 Mazaa mila hai jise dil mera dukhaan mein Lata, Shamshad, chorus
08 Jo dil hi todna tha, kyon diya phir aasraa tumne Lata, Mukesh 19.10.2011
09 Rahe khush teri duniya… jigar ke tukde kiye huye… Lata Mangeshkar Being presented today

We can see from the above table that four songs from this movie have been posted on the blog.

Today’s song is sung by Lata Mangeshkar. Majrooh Sultanpuri is the lyricist..

Music is composed by Husnalal-Bhagatram. ( After listening to today’s song the tune sounds familiar, but I am not able to recall the song that this song reminds me of.).

Only the audio of this song is available. I would request knowledgeable readers to throw more light on this song.

Last but not the least, a big thanks to our regular reader Mr Deepak Patwardhan who had send reminder of this beautiful song that was missing from the blog till now.

Let us listen to the song now …


Song-Jigar ke tukte kiye huye (Sartaaj)(1950) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD-Husnlal Bhagatram

Lyrics

rahe khush teri duniya
chain miltaa hai kahaan hamko o o o
chaley ham to wahaan
le jaaye ab
kismat jahaan hamko o

jigar ke tukde kiye huye
ham khoon e tamanna piye huye
jigar ke tukde kiye huye
ham khoon e tamanna piye huye
aaye thhe lekar hansi labon par
jaate hain aansoo liye huye
aaye thhe lekar hansi labon par
jaate hain aansso liye huye ae

unse chhudaakar mitaa diya
bedard zamaane ye kya kiya aa aa
unse chhudaakar mitaa diya
bedard zamaane ye kya kiya aa
ye kya kiya
kisko khabar thhi
wohi nazar thhi
jin ko sahaara diye huye
kisko khabar thhi
wohi nazar thhi
jin ko sahaara diye huye
aaye thhe lekar hansi labon par
jaate hai aansso liye huye

saath ho tere
hansi khushi
ae roothhnewaale duaa yahi ee ee
saath ho tere
hansi khushi
ae roothhnewaale duaa yahi ee
duaa yahi
haaye chaley ham
leke tera gham
teri tamanna kiye huye
haaye chaley ham
leke tera gham
teri tamanna kiye huye
aaye thhe lekar hansi labon par
jaate hain aansso liye huye ae
jigar ke tukde kiye huye
ham khoon e tamanna piye huye ae


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