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Paayo ree maine Raam ratan dhan paayo

Posted on: May 7, 2022


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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Today’s song is from the movie ‘Bhakt Raaj-1960’. This movie was directed by V.M. Vyas for ‘Shri Nityanand Chitra, Calcutta’. V.M. Vyas also wrote the screenplay of this movie.

The cast of this movie included Sulochana, Shahu Modak, Trilok Kapoor, Lalita Pawar, David, Kuldeep Kaur, Prem Adeeb, Roopmala, Kumkum, Jaymala, Bhagwan, Dara Singh and others.

This movie was based on a story written by Pandit Madhur (as mentioned in the footnote of this movie page in HFGK Vol-III (1951-1960).

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 18.02.1960.

‘Bhakt Raaj-1960’ had eight songs. Seven songs were written by Bharat Vyas and one song was based on traditional lyrics (this is the song that we are going to listen today).

Music for this movie is composed by Avinash Vyas.

HFGK Vol-III (1951-1960) mentions in the foot note of this movie page that the recording of the songs of this movie was completed in June-1958 and it seems that this movie was released before by the name of ‘Ram Bhakti’ in 1958.

Here is the list of songs of the movie.

SNo Song Title Singer/s Posted On
01 Koyi maange sona chaandi koyi dhan dhaam re Geeta Dutt
02 Tere bangle ki babu main maina..kunwaari rahoongi Shamshad Begum
03 Koyi buraa na mane meri baat ka, ek aura aa gaya hai meri jaat ka Mohd Rafi,Shamshad Begum
04 Kaam na aayega ye duniya ka mela, aaya hai akela aur tu jaayega akela Mohd Rafi 13.07.2014
05 Raam raam raam, paayo ri maine raam ratan dhan Geeta Dutt
06 Main jaadugar matwaalaa main base seth ka saala Mohd Rafi, Shamshad Begum 05.04.2020
07 Maalik ki marzi ke aage kisi ka zor nahin Manna Dey, Sulochana 17.07.2014
08 Tamak tam mere tam, chal mere thhamak thhamak thhamak Shamshad Begum

From the above table we can see that this movie had made its debut on 13.07.2014 on the blog. However, only three songs from this movie have been posted on the blog as mentioned above.

Today’s song is sung by Geeta Dutt and it is based on traditional lyrics. This song is the fourth song from this movie to be posted on the blog.

As mentioned above Avinash Vyas have composed all the songs of this movie.

Let us now listen to today’s song. On screen SulochanaRoopmala is lip-syncing in Geeta Dutt’s voice in this song. Also seen in the picturisation of this song is Shahu Modak and others are also visible in the picturisation of this song.

Over to this devotional song now …

Video

Audio

Song-Paayo ree maine Ram ratan dhan paayo (Bhakt Raj)(1960) Singer-Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-Traditional, MD-Avinash Vyas

Lyrics

paayo ri maine
ae ae ae ae ae ae ae
raam ratan dhan paayo ri
paayo ri maine ae raam ratan dhan paayo
jeewan mein ab to raam hi raam ras chhaayo ri
paayo ri maine raam ratan dhan paayo ri
paayo ri maine ae
raam ratan dhan paayo

heera chhod patthar chun’ne mein
saaro samay ganwaayo
amrit ke badle mein man mein
zehar hi zehar bhar aayo
badi der se bade bhaag se
naam prabhu ko mukh mein aayo ri
paayo ri maine raam ratan dhan paayo ri
paayo ri maine ae raam ratan dhan paayo

jag ki bhool bhulaiyya mein man
ab tak to bharmaayo
mrigtirshana mein bhatka manwa
haath nahin kachhu aayo
ant samay mein raam naam hi
kaam hamaare aayo ri
paayo ri maine
ae ae ae ae ae ae ae
raam ratan dhan paayo ri
paayo ri maine raam ratan dhan paayo
jeewan mein ab to raam hi raam ras chhaayo ri
paayo ri maine ae raam ratan dhan paayo ri
paayo ri maine ae raam ratan dhan paayo

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

पायो री मैंने
ए ए ए ए ए ए ए
राम रतन धन पायो री
पायो री मैंने ए राम रतन धन पायो
जीवन में अब तो राम ही राम रस छायो री
पायो री मैंने राम रतन धन पायो री
पायो री मैंने ए
राम रतन धन पायो

हीरा छोड़ पत्थर चुनने में
सारो समय गँवायो
अमृत के बदले में मन में
ज़हर ही ज़हर भर आयो
बड़ी देर से बड़े भाग से
नाम प्रभु को मुख में आयो री
पायो री मैंने राम रतन धन पायो री
पायो री मैंने ए राम रतन धन पायो

जग की भूल भुलैय्या में मन
अब तक तो भरमायो
मृगतृष्णा में भटका मनवा
हाथ नहीं कछु आयो
अंत समय में राम नाम ही
काम हमारे आयो री

पायो री मैंने
ए ए ए ए ए ए ए
राम रतन धन पायो री
पायो री मैंने ए राम रतन धन पायो
जीवन में अब तो राम ही राम रस छायो री
पायो री मैंने ए राम रतन धन पायो री
पायो री मैंने ए
राम रतन धन पायो

4 Responses to "Paayo ree maine Raam ratan dhan paayo"

We are all aware of the traditional Meera bhajan. Though HFGK mentions the lyrics as traditional (and hence no lyricist is mentioned for this song) but only the ‘mukhda’ is traditional and lyrics are different.

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@Atul ji , thanks for posting this one and many thanks for correcting the ‘ree’ in Devnagari script lyrics.
Regards,

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actress lip syncing for the song is not Sulochana Latkar/Sulochana, it is ROOPMALA, and Shahu Modak also feature in the song along with Roopmala

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Thanks Prakash ji for identifying the actress.
I would request Atul ji to kindly do the correction in the write-up please.
I have already mentioned the name of Shahu Modak in the write-up.
Regards,

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