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This article is written by Bharat Upadhyay, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Genius of Jaidev – 53
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1971 colored social film ‘Ek Thi Reeta was produced by International Films, Bombay and was directed by Roop K Shorey. I am not repeating the star-cast as they were presented in all earlier six songs.

There were five lyricist, Sarshar Shailani (4), Prem Jalandhari (3), Vikal Saketi (1), Anjaan (1), Naksh Layalpuri (1) and one unknown writer for an English song. Music was by Jaidev, assisted by Gyan Varma.

Six songs out of eleven from the film are already discussed in this musical Blog and this one, sung by Asha is the seventh one, being presented.  I still have two more songs by Asha, that will follow. (Hari Ichchha permitting) I am unable to trace the English song and one solo by Sarla Kapur. (Main to usi se karungi naina chaar)  If some researcher Atulite find any of the two, even in audio format, I will try to complete all the songs (but Dilli door hai…).

Somehow, in mu opinion, today’s song does not have that typical Jaidev stamp and I have not been able to enjoy it as much as I should have. I would very much like to read other listener’s opinions.

Translation Notes (by Sudhir):
The lyrics in this song contain some lines and phrases that are a throwback on Punjabi. I am giving below a brief explanation of the same.

duniya chup chupeeti chor­­­­
(The people in) this world are all crooks covertly, silently within their hearts.
‘chup chupeeti’ = covertly, clandestinely, secretly

utton hor te vichchon hor
They seem one thing visibily, on the surface; but are very different within.
‘utton’ = visibly, on the surface
‘vichchon’ = internally, on the inside

andar se hai duniya paapi, upar se aene keeta shor
All are sinners on the inside, but make of lot of noise (about righteousness, propriety) on the outside.

 


Song – Duniya Chup Chupeeti Chor (Ek Thi Reeta) (1971) Singer – Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics – Sarshar Sailani, MD – Jaidev
Chorus

Lyrics

duniya..aa..aa
chup chupeeti chor
duniya chup chupeeti chor­­­­
utton hor te vichchon hor
utton hor te vichchon hor
andar se hai duniya paapi
upar se aene keeta shor
duniya..aa..aa
chup chupeeti chor
duniya chup chupeeti chor­­­­
duniya chup chupeeti chor­­­­
duniya chup chupeeti chor­­­­

yahaan do din ka bachpan
aur do din ki jawaani hai
do din ka bachpan
do din ki jawaani hai
zara socho to
zara socho to samjho
char din ki zindgaani hai
char din ki zindgaani hai
na jaane toot jaye kab…
na jaane toot jaye kab
tumhaare saans ki ye dor
duniya..aa..aa
chup chupeeti chor
duniya chup chupeeti chor­­­­
utton hor te vichchon hor
vichchon hor te utton hor
andar se hai duniya paapi
upar se aene keeta shor
duniya..aa..aa
chup chupeeti chor
duniya chup chupeeti chor­­­­
duniya chup chupeeti chor­­­­

aaa aaaa aaaaaaaa
aaaa aaaaa aaaaaaaaaaaa

udaa lo mauj kar lo aish
bhar lo jholiaan apni
bhar lo jholiaan apni
jamaa lo rang apna
aur manaa lo holian apni
manaa lo holiaan apni
tumhaare sar pe chhaai hai…
tumhaare sar pe chhaai hai
gunaahon ki ghataa ghanghor
duniya..aa..aa
chup chupeeti chor
duniya chup chupeeti chor­­­­
utton hor te vichchon hor
vichchon hor te utton hor
andar se hai duniya paapi
upar se aene keeta shor
duniya..aa..aa
chup chupeeti chor
duniya chup chupeeti chor­­­­
duniya chup chupeeti chor­­­­

chhupe kab tak rahoge
tum zamaane ki nigaahon se
tum zamaane ki nigaahon se
ganeemat hai ke ab bhi
baaz aa jao gunaahon se
baaz aa jao gunaahon se
andheri raat ke parde se..ey..ey
andheri raat ke parde se
phootegi suhaani bhor
duniya..aa..aa
chup chupeeti chor
duniya chup chupeeti chor­­­­
utton hor te vichchon hor
vichchon hor te utton hor
andar se hai duniya paapi
upar se aene keeta shor
duniya..aa..aa
chup chupeeti chor
duniya chup chupeeti chor­­­­
duniya chup chupeeti chor­­­­
duniya..aa..aa

duniya chup chupeeti chor­­­­
duniya chup chupeeti chor­­­­
duniya..aa..aa
duniya chup chupeeti chor­­­­
duniya chup chupeeti chor­­­­

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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दुनिया॰॰आ॰॰आ
चुप चुपीती चोर
दुनिया चुप चुपीती चोर
उत्तों होर ते विच्चों होर
उत्तों होर ते विच्चों होर
अंदर से है दुनिया पापी
ऊपर से एने किता शोर
दुनिया॰॰आ॰॰आ
चुप चुपीती चोर
दुनिया चुप चुपीती चोर
दुनिया चुप चुपीती चोर
दुनिया चुप चुपीती चोर

यहाँ दो दिन का बचपन
और दो दिन की जवानी है
दो दिन का बचपन
दो दिन की जवानी है
ज़रा सोचो तो
ज़रा सोचो तो समझो
चार दिन की ज़िंदगानी है
चार दिन की ज़िंदगानी है
ना जाने टूट जाये कब॰॰॰
ना जाने टूट जाये कब
तुम्हारे सांस की ये डोर
दुनिया॰॰आ॰॰आ
चुप चुपीती चोर
दुनिया चुप चुपीती चोर
उत्तों होर ते विच्चों होर
विच्चों होर ते उत्तों होर
अंदर से है दुनिया पापी
ऊपर से एने किता शोर
दुनिया॰॰आ॰॰आ
चुप चुपीती चोर
दुनिया चुप चुपीती चोर
दुनिया चुप चुपीती चोर

आs आsss आsssssss
आss आsss आssssssssss

उड़ा लो मौज कर लो ऐश
भर लो झोलियाँ अपनी
भर लो झोलियाँ अपनी
जमा लो रंग अपना
और मना लो होलियां अपनी
मना लो होलियां अपनी
तुम्हारे सर पे छाई है
तुम्हारे सर पे छाई है
गुनाहों की घटा घनघोर
दुनिया॰॰आ॰॰आ
चुप चुपीती चोर
दुनिया चुप चुपीती चोर
उत्तों होर ते विच्चों होर
विच्चों होर ते उत्तों होर
अंदर से है दुनिया पापी
ऊपर से एने किता शोर
दुनिया॰॰आ॰॰आ
चुप चुपीती चोर
दुनिया चुप चुपीती चोर
दुनिया चुप चुपीती चोर

छुपे कब तक रहोगे
तुम जमाने की निगाहों से
तुम जमाने की निगाहों से
गनीमत है के अब भी
बाज़ आ जाओ गुनाहों से
बाज़ आ जाओ गुनाहों से
अंधेरी रात के पर्दे से॰॰ए॰॰ए
अंधेरी रात के पर्दे से
फूटेगी सुहानी भोर
दुनिया॰॰आ॰॰आ
चुप चुपीती चोर
दुनिया चुप चुपीती चोर
उत्तों होर ते विच्चों होर
विच्चों होर ते उत्तों होर
अंदर से है दुनिया पापी
ऊपर से एने किता शोर
दुनिया॰॰आ॰॰आ
चुप चुपीती चोर
दुनिया चुप चुपीती चोर
दुनिया॰॰आ॰॰आ
दुनिया चुप चुपीती चोर
दुनिया चुप चुपीती चोर
दुनिया॰॰आ॰॰आ
दुनिया चुप चुपीती चोर
दुनिया चुप चुपीती चोर
दुनिया॰॰आ॰॰आ
दुनिया चुप चुपीती चोर
दुनिया चुप चुपीती चोर


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 sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Hullo to all in atuldom

Its been a while since I wrote a post for the blog. No that is not so. I have made notes in my mind by the dozen in the last couple of months and typed out two of them sent it across to the Head of the Posting Department of our blog. Unfortunately they didn’t get posted as the Head of the department was awaiting a special post by his trusted Lieutenant for what is now being termed as “artificial” milestones (as Atulji likes to call them) but a special is a special and other things can wait for them is my opinion. I hope I can hear or rather see nods in agreement of my point of view.

September is a rather special month in that we have birthdays of some supreme talents of Bollywood –K.N.Singh, Naseem Bano, Sadhana, Pyarelal (from Laxmi- Pyare team), Uttam Kumar, Shakti Kapoor, RIshi Kapoor, D.N. Madhok, Rakesh Roshan, Asha Bhonsle (how did we let that birth date pass without a special post, investigation needed), Bhupen Hazarika and for more names to this list please refer the anniversaries page of our blog?. And I had songs in mind for each and every person on the birthday list. I even wrote a post for my dearest Asha Bhonsle (though I don’t remember if it was one of the two that I sent to our Head.) we did have a special post for MS Subbalakshmi’s 100th birth anniversary and one for Prem Chopra’s 81st. Thank you to Sudhirji for them.

We cannot let 26th September go by without remembering the debonair actor who would have turned 93 today. When we type his name on Google we get so many links to various sites. One of them has put up a list of 12 lesser known facts about this actor. But for us here in ASAD these facts are by-heart as they have been repeated in almost every post about this actor. So do I need to spell them out here again?
Do I need to say?

1) He was born Devdutt Pishorimal Anand to an advocate father.

2) He was a graduate of English Literature from Government College Lahore.

3) He got his big break when actor-producer Ashok Kumar spotted him around Bombay Talkies.

4) He was best friends with Guru Dutt and they exchanged shirts and ideas.

5) He thrived on playing the modern urban man with grey shaded characters.

6) To impress his lady love he modeled himself on her favourite Hollywood actor Gregory Peck.

7) He married his costar Kalpana Kartik (this I know) in the lunch break of a movie they were shooting (that I didn’t know).

8) He is the only Hindi film hero to have been the leading man to Bengali actress Suchitra Sen in two movies- Sarhad and Bambai Ka Babu (I didn’t know this also).

9) Dilip-Raj- Dev were the reigning superstars of the 1950s and early 60s; and they have acted as Dev- Dilip and Dilip- Raj combo but the Dev- Raj combo never happened.

10) Zeenat Aman’s career sky rocketed after his directorial Hare Rama Hare Krishna.

11) He discovered Tina Munim in 1978.

12) Zeenat Aman, Hema Malini and Rakhee were his favourite heroines in the 70s. Rakhee says “Devsaab had only friends on enemies”

I am sure that all the above 12 facts are common knowledge to 90% of Atulites; (I didn’t know a few is my anadipan!)

I became aware of this actor through the movies that were aired by Doordarshan in the late 70s when my chachu bought the first television in the family. I thought we should have a song of his with Zeenat Aman as I loved the pairing; I don’t remember which was the first movie of theirs that I ever saw. But then I also loved the Dev-Hema combo as much as the Hema- Rajesh combo. As I scan the List of movies page of our blog I find many possible songs for this two pairings viz: Dev- Hema and Dev-Zeenat.

Two weeks ago I had gone to see a program where in Kabir Bedi was in chat with Hema (gorgeous even today) Malini. Both of these actors have costarred with Dev Anand in the 70s. They spoke of his love for Kathmandu and Nepal. They had very fond anecdotes about him. About how he used to sit on the sets in between shots –never in a relaxed pose, always ready to jump out of the seat for the next action needed of him. How he was very particular about his post dinner walks of an hour, this was related by Kabir Bedi, etc, etc. Since I spoke of Zeenat Aman- Dev Anand in Nepal I think we should also have a song in the same picturesque locales. And I suppose it will be apt to have a song from the movie Kabir Bedi spoke of- Ishq Ishq Ishq.

Ishq Ishq Ishq was a 1974 movie directed and produced by Dev Anand.

The story in brief is as follows:-Dhun (Dev Anand) comes from a wealthy and talented family. His desire is to see the world on his own, and he sets upon this travel. He comes upon an Inn called Five Daughters, run by Pahar (Premnath). He decides to stay there for a while. He meets the daughters, and falls in love with the one named Pooja (Zeenat Aman). Pooja also reciprocates his love, and both hope to marry soon. Pahar does raise objections, but they soon are overcome. Just when the marriage is being planned, the family comes to know that both Pooja and Dhun are related, and the relationship is that Dhun is Pooja’s maternal uncle.

The star cast was impressive with a small brigade of lovely ladies- Zeenat Aman, Shabana Azmi, Komilla Wirk, Nadira, Baby Padmini, Poonam Sinha (she had not yet become Sinha.) Plus there were the regulars Jeevan, Premnath, Sudhir, Iftikar, Gautam Sarin and Kabir Bedi and Shekhar Kapoor in small roles. The music department was headed by Devsaab’s favourite RDB and Anand Bakshi penned all the songs. And who else but Kishore Kumar was his voice in this movie. So here is the song (which also has Asha Bhonsle as the female voice for all the grown up girls) with which we can remember Dev Anand on his 93rd birth anniversary; a song that shows all his typical mannerisms and scarf and hats.


Song-Wallah kya nazaara hai (Ishq Ishq Ishq)(1974) singers-Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle, Sushma Shreshtha, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-R D Burman
Chorus
Kishore Kumar + Sushma Shreshtha
Kishore Kumar + Asha Bhonsle
All

Lyrics

wallah kya nazaara hai
mausam bada pyaara hai
wallah kya nazaara hai
mausam bada pyaara hai
oye kya baat hai ae
aisa tamaasha yahin maine dekha
kahin maine dekha nahin ee
wallah kya nazaara hai
mausam bada pyaara hai
oye kya baat hai ae
aisa tamaasha yahin maine dekha
kahin maine dekha nahin

ustaad
(arey
hey minu
Ha ha)

ooaa ooaa ooaa ooaa
ooaa ooaa ooaa ooaa
ooaa ooaa ooaa ooaa
ooaa ooaa ooaa ooaa

hmm
chhote bachchon ko sikhana bada aasaan hai
bade bachchon ko sikhaye kis taraah
oa oa oa oa oa oa oa oa
oa oa oa oa
oa oa oa oa

hey diwaanon ko samjhaayen toh bade shokh se
sayaanon ko samjhaye kis taraah
o logon aao
tum bhi dekho
aisa tamaasha yahin maine dekha
kahin maine dekha nahin
la la la la la la la
wallah kya nazaara hai
mausam bada pyaara hai
oye kya baat hai
aisa tamaasha yahin maine dekha

kahin maine dekha nahin

ooaa ooaa ooaa ooaa
ooaa ooaa ooaa ooaa
ooaa ooaa ooaa ooaa
ooaa ooaa ooaa ooaa

hmmm
jhootha aur kaccha har rishta jahaan ka
toote toh ho jaaye bas dushmani
sachcha aur pakka ek rishta hai pyaar ka
jiska hai naam dost dosti
ooa ooa ooa ooa
ooa ooa ooa ooa

ho o
jhootha aur kachcha har rishta jahaan ka
toote to ho jaaye bas dusmani
ho ho ho
saccha aur pakka ek rishta hai pyaar ka
jiska hai naam dost dosti ee

o jisne dekha
wo ye bola
aisa tamaasha yahin maine dekha
kahin maine dekha nahin
la la la la la la la
wallah kya nazaara hai
mausam bada pyaara hai
oye kya baat hai ae
aisa tamaasha yahin maine dekha

kahin maine dekha nahin

ooaa ooaa ooaa ooaa
ooaa ooaa ooaa ooaa
ooaa ooaa ooaa ooaa
ooaa ooaa ooaa ooaa

ho o o o
ghar waalon se to achcha yeh mehmaan hai
roothhon ko jisne mana liyaa aa aa aa aa

oa oa oa oa
oa oa oa oa

hey hey hey
kaisi pyaari iske labon pe muskaan hai
roton huon ka jisne hansa diya
ha ha ha ha
he he
o gaao milke
sab yeh taraana
ta ra na
gaao milke sab yeh taraana

Kya
aisa tama sha yahin maine dekha
kahin maine dekha nahin

la la la la la la la
wallah kya nazaara hai
mausam bada pyaara hai
oye kya baat hai
aisa tama sha yahin maine dekha

kahin maine dekha nahin
wallah kya nazaara hai
mausam bada pyaara hai
oye kya baat hai
Kya baat hai bhai
aisa tamasha yahi maine dekha
kahi maine dekha nahin
la la la la la la
la la la la la la
la la la la la la


This article is written by Sudhir, 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 sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Songs to Tickle Your Memory – 35
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इकतारा बोले॰॰॰ तुन तुन
क्या कहे ये तुमसे॰॰॰ सुन सुन
बात है लंबी मतलब गोल
खोल ना दे ये सबके पोल
तो फिर उसके बाद
इकतारा बोले॰॰॰ तुन तुन

There is an interesting aside related to this iconic song from the 1970 film ‘Yaadgaar’. This song was originally written as a romantic song with the lines

रात अकेली साये दो
हुस्न भी हो और इश्क़ भी हो
तो फिर उसके बाद

It was selected by Manoj Kumar for his seminal classic ‘Upkar’. Eventually, this song somehow could not be fitted into the storyline. The song remained in suspended state, till Manoj Kumar revived it three years later, got it modified into a song of social messaging, and included it in his film ‘Yaadgaar’. After spending two and a half decades practically in the wilderness in the industry, here came the first major super hit for the song writer. This surely must be a record of some sorts.

We shall talk of another special and unique record by this artist, in a while. But before that, let me invite you all and congratulate you for the 124th century of our blog. We are now eight years in the running, and passing through the 9th. The numbers and averages are now a matter of some standard calculations. Nowadays, the regulars are not so enthused by the regular century markers (‘yawn…’). Especially since we passed the 10K milestone. Since then, the major events have been the 11K and the 12K stations. And the tastes are changing too. The century milestones seem tasteless, and uninteresting. Instead, in recent times, there is a ton of interest around the peculiar and the seemingly unremarkable, which of course turned out to be events of keen anticipation, as well as unexpectedly remarkable. Ah yes, I am talking about the recently passed “artificial” milestones (as Atul ji likes to call them) – the post nos. 12345 and 12357. In fact, on the way, we missed some interesting dates, as pointed out by dear Avadh Lal ji. This month i.e. September of 2016 is a very interesting month. After a long time we have a month in which the month number and the year number are perfect squares. And then what does this do to some days in this month. Yes, you guessed it right. Some days in this month are perfect squares. E.g. 4th September, 2016, written as 4-9-16 – you see, each number is a perfect square of the numbers 2, 3 and 4; three numbers in perfect ascending order. The last such date was 1st April, 2009 i.e. 1-4-9. So, in fact we missed an opportunity, enormously significant, because it will never, never, ever occur again – the three numbers in the date being perfect squares of numbers in ascending order, (unless of course someone dares to change the calendar to have at least sixteen months). Ah but, yes, I digress. But again, before I get back to the point, just so you know, tomorrow will be 25-9-16. Not in order, but a date with all numbers that are squares, the last such date for the next nine years (1-1-25).

OK, ok, I get back to the point. Yes, 124th century. That is twelve thousand and 400 songs. I know many of us would be keeping tabs, but just the same. The visitor ticker is just about 50 thousand short of the 8.5 million mark. The blog is going great guns. And the entire team is to be congratulated for that.  A couple of posts back, Atul talked about the slow pace at which we are making progress. But he also added that this circumstance will be changing shortly.

And the celebration for today. It is the century post for the songwriter Verma Malik. A little before I wrote that it took him more than two and a half decades to trump up a super hit song to his credit. The scenario on the blog does not seem to be different either. The first post of this enigmatic lyricist came as far back as 2nd September, 2008 (“Wo Pari Kahaan Se Laaun”, from ‘Pehchaan’, 1970). That is a little over eight years now. Eight years that this gentleman took to complete his first century on the blog. Maybe unlucky, but also very doggedly persistent, and eventually successful, remarkably. Just like in real life.

He was born Barkat Rai Malik, on the day of Baisakhi, 13th April, 1925, in Ferozepur (Punjab). Another one of those well known but unsung artists about whom not much information is available anywhere. There are references to him being active in the independence movement and writing songs of patriotic fervour. He got a break in writing songs for films with the help of his friend and mentor, Hans Raj Behl. He gave him his first break as a lyricist for the Punjabi film ‘Lachhi’ (1949). The same year, the same friend got him a break in Hindi films, with the film ‘Chakori’. And this friend also gave him a suggestion to change and shorten his name. ‘Barkat Rai Malik’ may not cut much ice with a lot of people. So, at this advise, he shortened his name to Verma Malik.

The first part of his career in Hindi films is the dullest and the most disheartening, if ever there was. Starting in 1949, for the next one dozen years, he could barely manage 49 songs in 24 films; doing just about 4 songs a year. What a life of struggle it would have been for him. As I scanned the list of his songs from this stretch, the only memorable one that I can identify is the famous Talat Mehmood song, “Aaye Bhi Akela, Jaaye Bhi Akela”, from the film ‘Dost’ (1954).

And then, as if this beating by destiny was not serious enough, he passes through another phase, another six years, and no work at all, to his name. After the film ‘Saaya’ in 1961, he has no work in films till 1967. The personal situation literally was that “utensils from the kitchen had to be sold” – ‘बर्तन बिक गए’. In fact, it is on record that he even made an attempt to change his profession, and tried his hand at garments business. But nothing seemed to work in life. And yet, destiny was not yet done with him. Starting with the year 1966-67, his stars began to rise once again.

Through his friends, especially Hans Raj Behl, he got to a meeting which turned the tide in his life. He had gone to Famous Studios to meet with director Mohan Sehgal. The meeting did not happen, but chance that day led him to the door of music director Kalyan ji. Providence had a meeting in store for him. Manoj Kumar was present at Kalyan ji Bhai’s house at that time. The chance meeting turned a new leaf in his life. Manoj was an old friend, and was familiar with Verma Malik’s work, especially in Punjabi films. He asked the down-in-time-and luck songwriter to present something new. Work on ‘Upkar’ (1967) was in progress, and Manoj ji was looking for some more songs for his film. Verma Malik presented the lines, listed at the beginning of this article – “Ik Taara Boley”. Originally this song was intended to be a romantic expression of a lovers’ tryst. Manoj Kumar liked the opening lines immediately and commissioned Verma Malik to do the complete song. But as fortune would have it, the song eventually did not make it to the screen in ‘Upkar’. But later, when the film ‘Yaadgaar’ (1970) was conceived, these lines were adapted into a different mood, and what emerged became the theme song of the film. The song that appears in three or four parts in the film, cumulatively runs for more than eight minutes. It became the signature song of the film, and also, became a super hit popular song that was on the lips of the common man. The second phase of Verma Malik’s career was now ascending.

When the luck turns, then other things start to fall in place too. 1967 saw the release of ‘CID 909’ and in 1968 came ‘Dil Aur Mohabbat’, both having music by OP Nayyar. The former had the song “Nadi Ka Kinaara Ho, Paani Awaara Ho” and the latter had the song “Aankhon Ki Talashi De De, Mere Dil Ki Ho Gai Chori”. The two songs became immediate hits. And then followed ‘Yaadgaar’ in 1970. Verma Malik was finally on roll.

1970 turned out to be a watershed year for him. Unprecedented in his career thus far, five films with songs written by him came out this year – ‘Pehchaan’, ‘Saawan Bhaadon’, ‘Mujrim’ and ‘Truck Driver’, besides ‘Yaadgaar’. The songs of these films need no introduction. And the icing on the cake was the Filmfare award for best lyrics for the song “Sab Se Bada Nadaan Wohi Hai, Jo Samjhe Nadaan Mujhe” from film ‘Pehchaan’. The tide had truly turned for him.

Let me now tell you about the unique-est record that was created by his songs. In the decades of the 50s, 60s and 70s, the most important benchmark of popularity of songs and artists was – yes, Binaca Geetmala. In the entire history of this iconic radio program, there is only one instance in which the top two songs of the year belonged to the same songwriter. In 1975, that credit went to Verma Malik, when the two songs of film ‘Roti, Kapda Aur Makaan’, viz., “Baaki Kuchh Bacha To Mehngaai Maar Gai” and “Arre Hai Hai Ye Majboori”, both written by him, topped the Binaca popularity chart. There is no other instance in the entire history of this program. The closest one can compare is for the year 1964, when two songs of the film ‘Sangam’ hit the top two positions simultaneously. Albeit, the two songs were written by different songwriters – “Mere Mann Ki Ganga, Aur Tere Mann Ki Jamuna Ka” written by Shailendra, and “Ye Mera Prem Patra Padh Kar” written by Hasrat Jaipuri. And yes, by the way, on way from ‘Pehchaan’ in 1970 to ‘Roti, Kapda Aur Makaan’ in 1975, Verma Malik picked up another (albeit controversial) Filmfare award, that for “Jai Bolo Beimaan Ki” for the film ‘Beimaan’ in 1972.

The list of songs in this period surely makes a head turning appeal. “Priye Praaneshwari, Hridyeshwari” from ‘Hum, Tjm Aur Who’ (1971), “Jo Tum Hansoge To Duniya Hansegi” from ‘Kathputli’ (1971), “Ladki Chale Jab Sadkon Par” from ‘Seema’ (1971), “Pranaam Karo Is Dharti Ko” from ‘Balidaan’ (1971), “Gaya Bachpan To Aayi Jawaani” from ‘Aankhon Aankhon Mein’ (1972), “Ban Ke Dulhaniya Aaj Chali Hoon Main Saajan Ke Dwaare” from ‘Shor’ (1972), “Do Bechaare Bina Sahaare” from ‘Victoria No. 203’ (1972), “Chanda Ki Kirnon Se Lipti Hawaaein” from ‘Intezaar’ (1973), “Balma Hamaar Motor Caar Le Ke Aayo Re” from ‘Anhonee’ (1973), “Raaz Ki Baat Keh Doon To Jaane Mehfil Mein Phir Kya Ho” from ‘Dharma (1973), “Badi Door Se Aaye Hain” from ‘Samjhauta’ (1973), “Hum Bolega To Bologe Ke Bolta Hai” from ‘Kasauti’ (1974), “Sun Baal Brahmchaari Main Hoon Kanya Kunwaari” from ‘Sanyaasi’ (1975), “Tere Ishq Ka Mujh Pe Hua Ye Asar Hai” from ‘Naagin’ (1976), “Aaj Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai” from ‘Aadmi Sadak Ka’ (1977), “Chanda Mama Se Pyaara Mera Mama” from ‘Kartavya’ (1979), “Mere Pyaar Ki Umar Ho Itni Sanam” from ‘Waaris’ (1988), and on and on and on – many more can be added to this list.

And to add to the above, he has written songs for 50 Punjabi films, 48 of which celebrated silver jubilees in the regional circuit in North India. Many of his songs of Punjabi films have transcended the label of film songs and have become timelessly popular folk songs. On the Punjabi side of his career, he also has written dialogues and screenplays, and has also composed music for three films.

Verma Malik passed away on 15th March, 2009.

For today’s celebration, I present this very obscure and very rare Asha Bhosle song from the 1959 film ‘Ek Armaan Mera’. The music is composed by SD Batish. A very catchy sound, that has been rendered with such verve and excitement by Asha ji. Listen and enjoy.

[Note: I must thank Harish Raghuvanshi ji, for providing me detailed information and some earlier published articles on Verma Malik. Harish ji’s inputs and the book ‘Hindi Filmon Ke Geetkar’ by Shri Anil Bhargav, are the primary references for the above post.]

 

Song – Dil Aap Ka Daulatkhaana, Jab Chaaho Chale Aana (Ek Armaan Mera) (1959) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Verma Malik, MD – SD Batish

Lyrics

dil aap ka daulatkhaana

dil aap ka daulatkhaana
jab chaaho chale aana
ik baar mohabbat kar lo
samjho na begaana
dil aap ka daulatkhaana
jab chaaho chale aana
ik baar mohabbat kar lo
samjho na begaana
dil aap ka daulatkhaana. . .

na pyaar se hum ko dekho
hum aap se sharmaate hain
hum dil nazraana de kar
aadaab bajaa laatey hain. . .
na pyaar se hum ko dekho
hum aap se sharmaate hain
hum dil nazraana de kar
aadaab bajaa laatey hain. . .
ye waqt hai bada suhaana
le lo ye dil nazraana
ik baar mohabbat kar lo
samjho na begaana
dil aap ka daulatkhaana. . .

thodi si mohabbat kar len
sarkaar ijaazat de do
aankhon ki pyaas bujha len
ik baar ijaazat de do
thodi si mohabbat kar len
sarkaar ijaazat de do
aankhon ki pyaas bujha len
ik baar ijaazat de do
dil le ke badal na jaana
is dil ko na thukraana
ik baar mohabbat kar lo
samjho na begaana
dil aap ka daulatkhaana. . .

is dil ko basaa lo dil mein
ehsaan badaa maanenge
kadmon pe jhuka ke sar ko
hum tum ko khuda jaanenge
is dil ko basaa lo dil mein
ehsaan badaa maanenge
kadmon pe jhuka ke sar ko
hum tum ko khuda jaanenge
teri aankehn hain maikhaana
de do bhar ke paimaana
ik baar mohabbat kar lo
samjho na begaana
dil aap ka daulatkhaana
jab chaaho chale aana
ik baar mohabbat kar lo
samjho na begaana
dil aap ka daulatkhaana. . .

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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दिल आप का दौलतखाना

दिल आप का दौलतखाना
जब चाहो चले आना
इक बार मोहब्बत कर लो
समझो ना बेगाना
दिल आप का दौलतखाना
जब चाहो चले आना
इक बार मोहब्बत कर लो
समझो ना बेगाना
दिल आप का दौलतखाना॰॰॰

ना प्यार से हमको देखो
हम आप से शर्माते हैं
हम दिल नज़राना दे कर
आदाब बजा लाते हैं॰॰॰
ना प्यार से हमको देखो
हम आप से शर्माते हैं
हम दिल नज़राना दे कर
आदाब बजा लाते हैं॰॰॰
ये वक़्त है बड़ा सुहाना
ले लो ये दिल नज़राना
इक बार मोहब्बत कर लो
समझो ना बेगाना
दिल आप का दौलतखाना॰॰॰

थोड़ी सी मोहब्बत कर लें
सरकार इजाज़त दो दो
आँखों की प्यास बुझा लें
इक बार इजाज़त दे दो
थोड़ी सी मोहब्बत कर लें
सरकार इजाज़त दो दो
आँखों की प्यास बुझा लें
इक बार इजाज़त दे दो
दिल ले के बादल ना जाना
इस दिल को ना ठुकराना
इक बार मोहब्बत कर लो
समझो ना बेगाना
दिल आप का दौलतखाना॰॰॰

इस दिल को बसा लो दिल में
एहसान बड़ा मानेंगे
कदमों पे झुका के सर को
हम तुमको खुदा मानेंगें
इस दिल को बसा लो दिल में
एहसान बड़ा मानेंगे
कदमों पे झुका के सर को
हम तुमको खुदा मानेंगें
तेरी आँखें हैं मयखाना
दे दो भर के पैमाना
इक बार मोहब्बत कर लो
समझो ना बेगाना
दिल आप का दौलतखाना
जब चाहो चले आना
इक बार मोहब्बत कर लो
समझो ना बेगाना
दिल आप का दौलतखाना॰॰॰


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