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Ghar Jaanam, Ghar Jaanam

Posted on: June 5, 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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In one of my earlier articles here, I had mentioned that the month of June is one of my most favorite months. There are several important days in this month and different anniversaries of our close ones too (including me 🙂 ).

Today 5th June is one such important day. It is the ‘World Environment Day’ today.

Here again I will repeat what I have mentioned in my post for the short song “Ye Hanste Huye Phool, Ye Mehka Hua Gulshan”  from film ‘Pyaasa’ (1957) written for ‘Environment Day – 2017’ and posted on the blog on 08.06.2017 (instead of 05.06.2017).

I am approaching today’s post in a different manner. Instead of going into the details of the environmental agencies, their history and purpose, the significant environmental issues being faced by humanity on this planet, etc. I am thinking of our Hindi films and their music. The nature is so intimately connected herein. We cannot imagine our Hindi Film Music without ‘connecting with nature.

 Well, for today I would like to make a little correction in the above lines. That year 2017 the theme of the ‘WED (World Environment Day) was ‘Connecting with Nature’ and I had tried to connect the same with the songs, lyrics and music of our Hindi movies.

This year ‘2022’ the theme of the ‘WED’ is “Only One Earth – Living Sustainably in Harmony with Nature”. So I would like to add here that I am thinking of those Hindi Films which carried a ‘message’ related to environment and our planet ‘the earth’. And since this is the blog of songs we need a song to connect this celebration today.

The movie of today ‘Aasmaan Se Gira’ (1991) has a message for all of us in its climax. Today’s song, though doesn’t exactly match the theme of today, it connects to the ‘philosophy of life’ and alerts us that ultimately our destination is ‘one’ and we have leave everything here. So let us leave everything in a good shape, better prospects, and in compassion to the humanity and nature.  Leave the ‘shad-ripus’ (kaam, krodh, lobh, moh, mad, matsar) to attain ‘moksh’. I have listened and watch this song several times and it is an enlightening song woven in comical situation in the movie. The movie also needs to be watched even though it’s a movie for children.

In today’s post I am not going into the details of this movie which I had mentioned in my earlier article with other song of this movie earlier on the blog – “Ghar Jaana Hai Mujhe, Ghar Jaana Hai“. A brief about this movie is given below.

A young prince is being trained for a time when he will grow up to become king. The lonely boy is frustrated at being kept secluded while being taught the art of statesmanship by great scholars. One day while frustrated he is crying for help ‘a strange little man’ arrives in his room.

This ‘little man’ is from another planet. His name is Trishanku. Trishanku was travelling to attend the wedding of his friend, but since the ‘rays of sorrow’ from the little prince caught him on the way he lands there to help the little prince.

The prince and Trishanku exchange views about their own worlds. Trishankhu is homesick and wishes to return back to his planet. He has his three friends from his planet who had earlier lost their way after coming to earth and then stayed back on the planet earth thereafter. Each one of the three knows the ‘part of the mantra’ that will allow Trishanku to go back to his home planet.

The two-escape trying to find ways for Trishankhu to go back. On their journey they develop a deep bonding and it is hard for Trishankhu to let go.

When Trishanku meets each of his three friends, each one gives him one part of the mantra which is presented in the form of a song and that is our song for today. It is picturised in three parts on Anil Kapoor, Sheeba, Sridevi, and Anupam Kher. The forth part of the song is picturised on Trishanku i.e. Raghuveer Yadav who is singing it at the ‘Jantar Mantar’ from where he is supposed to find his way to his planet after singing the ‘mantras’. In all the four parts of the song the little prince i.e. Master Abhishek is present in the picturisation of this song.

Finally Trishanku lands on his planet and he enters the ‘darbaar’ of his master (God of Outer Planet) i.e. ‘Baadshaah-e-Kahkashaan’ played by Amjad Khan. And, there we have the following conversation between ‘Baadshaah-e-Kahkashaan’ and Trishanku, where the master has a message for all on this ‘Planet – The Earth’.

Trishanku – takai t takai t takai t … main aa gaya ‘baadshaah-e-kahkashaan’,
                      andar aane ki ijaazat hai?

Baadshaah – aao … der lagaa di tumne, chuk gaye shaadi, yaad karte rahe sab

Trishanku – main kya karta, ve tinon itni door door thhe ek yahaan, doosra
                      wahaan , teesra jaane kahaan, badi mushqil huyi

Baadshaah – kya dekha tinon ne, pataa nahin … nahin laute… manaa kiya maine,
                       nahin maane
                       moorkh
                       bewaqoof
                       prithvi ke log
                      nahin samajhte
                      itni achchhi prithvi achaanak nahin bani… mehnat lagi.. koshish..
                      tum to thhe… yaad hain?

Trishanku –  haan yaad hain

Baadshaah – barbaad kar diya prithvi ko… tahas nahas… jung golaa barood
                         hathiyaar ladaayi … ped tod todkar nangaa kar diya prithvi ko
                         paani mein zehar … hawaa mein zehar …
                         mutthibhar log, hukumat karte karodon par
                         anaaj hain, bhookhe rehte hain laakhon… anaaj bechkar hathiyaar
                         kharidte hain
                         moorkh!  moorkh!!  moorkh!!!

Trishanku        theek kehte hain …lekin sabhi wahaan aise nahin hai …ek bachchaa hai
                            kautuk …main uski madad karna chaahtaa hoon

Baadshaah        nahin, nahin, nahin, hamaara kaanoon hai, rishta mat banana
                             prithvi ke logon ke saath… madad mat karna un murkhon ki
                             koshish ki thhi pehle kabhi, gayi bekaar… bhool jaao…bhool jaao o

 Trishanku –      theek hai prithviwaale dusht hain, lobhi hain, moorkh hain …ek doosre ka khoon choosnewaale hain, ek jhande ke pichhe aapas mein lad mar jaate hain, anaaj bechkar hathiyaar kharidte hain,  lekin sabhi aise nahin hain..kautuk jaise log bhi hai wahaan, usne yahaan aane mein meri madad ki … main bhi uski madad karna chaahta haoon…

(After this Trishanku tells Baadshaah how good and friendly Kautuk is and what consequences he may be facing after being alone now.)

Kautuk wants to play , wants to fly kite, wants to eat mango.. but Maasheela is such a cruel queen who has prohibited everything for Kautuk and he cannot even go out of his palace… saying this Trishanku breaks into tears and Baadshaah surprisingly asks him what is flowing from his eyes and why. Trishanku explains him that this is the ‘gift’ he got from the ‘people of prithvi’.

Baadshaah orders to bring Maasheela to his darbaar. And when Maasheela (Kalpana Aiyer) threatens Baadshaah of his life, the Baadshaah wants to kill her but Kautuk intervene and request Baadshaah to forgive her and he begs him for her life. 

Trishanku – dekha kitne zulm kiye hain is aurat ne is par, phir bhi ye uske praanon ki bheekh maang rahaa hai…ise kehte hain kshamaa, prem, kautuk jaise aur bhi log hain prithvi par, jab tak aise log hain hamen prithvi se naa-umeed nahin hona chahiye

(Maasheela hugs kautuk and is emotional. She asks kautuk to forgive her misdeeds. She showers her love on kautuk.)

This incident brings tears to the Baadshaah and he forgives all and with the following message…

jaao kautuk jaao… jab tak tum jaise log prithvi par rahenge …prithvi rahegi
jaao aur apne duniya ke logon ko samjhaa do…
aapsi prem khatm ho jaayega kuchh nahin bachega sab kuchh khatm ho jaayegaa

Kautuk returns to prithvi after taking a promise from Trishanku to visit him on his birthday every year.

This heart-warming film by popular TV and film director Pankaj Parashar stars a galaxy of Bollywood stars in guest appearances including Sridevi, Amjad Khan, Anil Kapoor and Anupam Kher.

Before we enjoy today’s entertaining song I just wish that may there be many such movies and may such songs which I can present for occasions like today. We need to have more movies to bring the awareness on issues of environment and pollution.

Yesterday, it was there in the news that people are throwing dead animals into canals… Many must have seen the dumping sites where every day garbage heap is dumped and which are slowly turning into big mountains …

And last but not the least … keep watching children’s movies in between … not necessary that all children’s movies are for children only. People can learn a lot from them.

Also I would like to request the film-makers that ‘meaningful movies’ on the issues around us can be made for adult audiences too and they should not limit this for the children only.

It is good to see that in recent years there have been movies coming on ‘environmental issues’ too. We will keep presenting songs from such movies in the future on the blog.

 

 

Song – Ghar Jaanam, Ghar Jaanam (Aasmaan Se Gira) (1991) Singer – Shailendra Singh, Suresh Wadkar, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Raghuveer Yadav, Master Abhishek, Lyrics – Kamlesh Pandey, MD – Louis Banks

Lyrics

Part 1

Shailendra Singh, Suresh Wadkar, Both

ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
om
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
prithvi tyaagam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
prithvi tyaagam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

lobh, krodh, mad
maaya
matsar
sar sar sar sar
tum tar tar tar

lobh, krodh, mad
maaya
matsar
sar sar sar sar
tum tar tar tar
tum sar sar sar
tum tum sar sar
sar sar tum tum
tumsar tumsar

sarvas tyaagam
ghar jaanam
sarvas tyaagam
ghar jaanam

lobh, krodh, mad
maaya
matsar
sarvas tyaagam

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

prithvi tyaagam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam


——————————————————————–

Part 2

Suresh Wadkar, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Both

saans baansuri

sari sari dha dhadkan
dha dha dhina dha 

saans baansuri
sari sari dha dhadkan
dha dha dhin dha
dha

tirkit dhoom tirkit dhoom dha dha

tirkit dhoom tirkit dhoom dha dha

[classical notations not deciphered]

dha tir dha tir dha dha
taa tir taa tir dha dha

dha tir kit dha dha
taa tir kit dha dha

dha tir dha tir dha dha dha
dha tir dha tir dha dha dha
dha tir dha tir dha dha dha

tatvamasi dha
shoonyam tha
shoonyam poornam
ghar jaanam

tatvamasi dha
shoonyam tha
shoonyam poornam
ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

saans baansuri
tatvamasi dha
shoonyam poornam
ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam …

——————————————————————


Part 3

Anupam Kher, Suresh Wadkar, Chorus
Anupam Kher + Suresh Wadkar

ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
hmm hmm hmm

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

dhobi aaya
kapde laaya
kapde maaya aa
daag lagaaya

dhobi aaya
kapde laaya
kapde maaya aa
daag lagaaya

chintaa bikhri
dhoor pataas kar
khonch khonch kar
daag chhudaaya
dhobi aaya aa

chintaa bikhri
dhoor pataas kar
khonch khonch kar
daag chhudaaya
dhobi aaya aa

tv video
baingan aaloo
sab kuchh tyaagam
ghar jaanam

tv video
baingan aaloo
sab kuchh tyaagam
ghar jaanam

hi hi hi hi

chaadar maili
chalo utaaram
ghar jaanam

chaadar maili
chalo utaaram
ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

dhobi aaya
kapde laaya
maya utaaram
ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

————————————————————————


Part 4

Suresh Wadkar, Chorus

ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
prithvi tyaagam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
prithvi tyaagam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa

lobh, krodh, mad
maaya
matsar
sarvas tyaagam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
prithvi tyaagam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa

saans baansuri
tatvamasi dha
shoonyam poornam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
prithvi tyaagam

dhobi aaya
kapde laaya
mail utaaram
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
prithvi tyaagam
om ghar jaanam


3 Responses to "Ghar Jaanam, Ghar Jaanam"

Avinash Ji, Thanks for the interesting post. I appreciate your reproducing the dialogues verbatim( and choosing this appropriate content for the day)
I have not heard about this movie before. I wonder, while the subject is laudable and looks good on paper, if the picturization of the film is interesting.

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Sir ji, many thanks for reading the post and your comments thereof.
Since I have liking for such movies/subjects, I liked this movie very much. It is a nice movie to watch.
I had watched this movie somewhere around 1994-1995 on TV and didn’t forget this song thereafter. I have watched this movie several times during the preparation of first and second post for the blog.
Thanks again,
Regards,

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Shri Sudhir ji, thanks for posting this one, and special thanks for the medley of the ‘song-parts’ 🙂
Regards,

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