Atul’s Song A Day- A choice collection of Hindi Film & Non-Film Songs

Archive for the ‘Bhajan’ Category


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Blog Day :

5162 Post No. : 17127

“Sautela Bhai”(1962) was directed by Mahesh Kaul for Alok Bharti, Bombay. The movie had Pranati, Guru Dutt, Rajkumar, Bipin Gupta, Kanhaiyalal, SN Bannerjee, Asit Sen, Ratna aka Ratna Bhushan, Bela Bose, Radheyshyam, Sarosh Irani, Honey Irani, Jeevankala, Rani, Surendra, Madan Kumar, Dev Kishen, Laxman Singh, Suresh, Anwari, Samar Chatterjee, Bagla, Mohan Jerry, Shahji, Narmada Shanker, Kesri, Ranibala, Khatana, Dulari, Baby Farida etc in it.

The movie had eight songs in it. Seven songs have been covered in the past. Here are the details of the seven songs already covered in the blog.:-

Blog post number song Date of post Singer (s)
1987 Jaa main tose naahin boloon 25 September 2009 Lata
3848 Paisaa hi maalik paisaa hi daataa 5 May 2011 Manna Dey, Anil Biswas
6472 Phoole ban bagiyaa 18 August 2012 Manna Dey, Meena Kapoor
13850 Dekho re logon bhai bhai ka naata dekho 30 December 2017 Manna Dey, Pankaj Mitra, Anil Biswas
15983 Laagi naahin chhoote raam chaahe jiyaa jaaye 20 October 2020 Lata, Meena Kapoor, Anil Biswas
16071 Maiyya maiyya boley baal kanhaiyya 29 November 2020 Meena Kapoor, Pankaj Mitra
17113 O man rey main jag mein aaj paraaya 24 August 2022 Mahendra Kapoor

Here is the eighth and final song from “Sautela Bhai”(1962). This song is a duet song. HFGK is silent about the singers. Several youtubers who have uploaded this song describe the singers as Mahendra Kapoor and Lata Mangeshkar.

On listening to the song, it is clear that the male voice is Manna Dey. How experienced youtube uploaders cannot differentiate between Mahendra Kapoor and Manna Dey beats me. The two singers have little in common as far as their voices are concerned.

It is the female voice that creates doubts. Prakashchandra guesses that the singers are Manna Dey and Suman Kalyanpur. I find that the seven songs that we already have from this movie had Manna Dey’s voice in three songs and Lata Mangeshkar’s voice in two songs. Voices of Meena Kapoor, Pankaj Mitra, Anil Biswas and Mahendra Kapoor were also used in the songs of this movie.

Seeing that Pranati (the heroine) is present in the picturisation and she lip synced in two other songs in the movie in Lata Mangeshkar voice, I guess that the female voice could well be Lata Mangeshkar’s. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the identity of the female voice.

The song is picturised as a Krishn bhajan where the bhajan singers (Radheshyam, Laxmi Chhaya and Pranati) criticise a repentant Yashoda Mata (Dulaari) for abandoning Krishn. This song is a forgotten gem. It is written by Shailendra. Music is composed by Anil Biswas.

Lyrics of the song and other details were sent by Prakashchandra.

with this song, all soongs of “Sautela Bhai”(1962) are covered in the blog. The movie thus joins the list of movies that have been YIPPEED in the blog.


Song-Kaanha jo tera hota apna laal (Sautela Bhai)(1962) Singers-Manna Dey, Lata, Lyrics-Shailendra, MD-Anil Biswas

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

maa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa
maaadhav
bin madhav saara brij soona aa
kya gokul kya jamuna teer
koi yasoda ki peer na samjhe ae
taane deve naar adheer
yasoda tera kitna hiya kathor
bhej diye mathura nand kishor
bhookh aur pyaas se nit bechain
dhoondta hoga tujhe din rain

haaye ree toone kiya hai kabhi vichaar
krishn tera kitna sukumaar

krishn tera kitna sukumaar
krishn tera kitna aa aa aasukumaaar
jasomati maiya aa ri
kaanha jo tera hota apna laal
kaanha jo tera hota apna laal
to rakhti palkan beech sambhaal
to rakhti palkan beech sambhaal
kaanha jo tera hota apna laal

kokh se teri janam na paaya
par tera balak to kahlaaye
kokh se teri janam na paaya
teri door kabhi rishta nahin hamse
phir bhi hamse raha na jaaye

phir bhi hamse raha na jaaye
kanhaiya bin haal bhaya behaal
kanhaiya bin haal bhaya behaal
kaanha jo tera hota apna laal
kaanha jo tera hota apna laal

tu jo kahti mat jaa lalna
taal na deta wo teri baat
tu jo kahti mat ja lalna

are hum na bilakhte tere kunwar bin a
aur na tadapta wo bin maa
aur na tadapta wo bin ma
haaye ri toone tanik na kiya khayaal
haaye ri toone tanik na kiya khayaal
kaanha jo tera hota apna laal
kaanha jo tera hota apna laal
to rakhti palkan beech sambhaal
to rakhti palkan beech sambhaal
kaanha jo tera hota apna laal


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 :

5105 Post No. : 17045

I have mentioned in several posts earlier that this year ‘2022’ is a special year for the ‘year 1972’ 😊, the year ‘1972’ will be ‘fifty years old’ at the end of ‘2022’.

In this year we will be specially focusing on the year ‘1972’ and time to time will enjoy songs with some interesting details about the movie and /or the artistes.

In the beginning of this year, we started by introducing movies of ‘1972’ that were so far missing from the blog.

Thereafter we started adding the second song to movies of ‘1972’ that were represented with one one song in the blog.

Today’s movie is one such movie which was introduced on the blog on 02.04.2015. However, that remains the only song from this movie posted on the blog so far.

This movie is ‘Hari Darshan’.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 24.08.1972 and that way it will soon complete its fifty years of release within next two months now.

‘Hari Darshan-1972’ was directed by Chandrakant for ‘Joy Films, Bombay’. The star cast of this movie includes Randhawa, B. Saroja Devi, Abhi Bhattacharya, Shahu Modak, Asit Sen, Sujata, Kalpana Deewan, Padma Rani, Sanjana, Sadhna Khote, Sarla, Anwari, Rekha Chouhan, Babu Raje, Himmat Singh Chouhan, Ram Rasila, Satyajit, Jr. Mehmood, Baby Rupa, and others. Dara Singh, Jayashree Gadkar, Arvind Trivedi in special appearance.

This movie has ten songs. They were all written by Kavi Pradeep and the music was composed by Kalyanji-Anandji.

One song from this movie has been posted on the blog on 02.04.2015. While sharing the first song from this movie on the blog I had mentioned that the songs from this movie used to be played frequently on the loudspeakers and radio during festivals when I was in the growing up stage. I am familiar with few songs of this movie and the song being presented today is among them.

Today’s song is sung by Lata Mangeshkar. Master Satyajeet lip syncs the song on screen. We can see Junior Mehmood, and many other artists present in the picturisation of this song.

As mentioned above lyrics for today’s song were penned by Kavi Pradeep and music is composed by Kalyanji-Anandji.

In the year of the movie under discussion today i.e., the year of ‘1972’ music composers Kalyanji-Anandji composed music for twelve (12) movies.

Here is the list of these movies and their status on the blog as on today.

Sr No Movie Title Director Lyricist/s Passed by Censor Board No of Songs on the Blog No of Songs as per HFGK
1 Anokhi Pehchaan Satyen Bose Anand Bakshi 17.08.1972 1 5
2 Apraadh Feroz Khan Indeevar, Hasrat Jaipuri 18.04.1972 2 5
3 Ek Haseena Do Deewaane S.M. Abbas Prakash Mehra, Qamar Jalalabadi, Namwar, Kafil Azar, Anjaan 21.02.1972 3 6
4 Hari Darshan Chandrakant Pradeep 24.08.1972 1 10
5 Jaanwar Aur Insaan Chanakya Indeevar, Gulshan Bawra 30.05.1972 2 5
6 Joroo Ka Ghulaam A. Bhim Singh Anand Bakshi 07.09.1972 5 5
7 Kangan K.B. Tilak Indeevar, Verma Malik, Anjaan 11.01.1972 4 4
8 Lalkaar Ramanand Sagar Indeevar, Hasrat Jaipuri, Kulwant Jani, Mahendra Dehalvi 25.05.1972 3 8
9 Maalik A Bhim Singh Rajinder Krishan 26.10.1972 1 13
10 Maanavtaa Chanakya Indeevar, Gulshan Bawra 04.12.1972 1 5
11 Sub Ka Saathi A. Bhim Singh Rajinder Krishan 15.07.1972 1 6
12 Victoria No. 203 Brij Verma Malik, Indeevar 21.11.1972 4 4

From the above table we can see that so far only three out of the twelve movies (viz. ‘Joroo Ka Ghulaam’, ‘Kangan’, and ‘Victoria No.203’) where music was composed by Kalyanji-Anandji in the year 1972, have been YIPPEED on the blog.

So, we still have a long way to go to bring all the songs of the above remaining movies of 1972 on the blog.

Coming back to today’s song, let us listen to this song which is written by Kavi Pradeep and sung by Lata Mangeshkar.

Music is composed by Kalyanji-Anandji.

Video

Song-Maarnewaala hai Bhagwaan bachaane waala hai Bhagwaan (Hari Darshan)(1972) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Kavi Pradeep, MD-Kalyanji Anandji
Chorus

Lyrics

shraddha rakho jagat ke logon o
apne ae deenanath mein ae
laabh haani jeewan aur mrityu
sab kuchh uske haath mein

maarnewaala hai bhagwaan
bachaanewala hai bhagwaan
maarnewaala hai bhagwan
bachaanewala hai bhagwan

baal na baanka hota uska aa aa aa
jiska rakshak dayanidhaan
maarnewaala hai bhagwan
bachaanewala hai bhagwan

tyaag do re bhai phal ki aasha aa
swaarth binaa aa preet jodo o
kal kya hogaa
iski chintaa aa
jagat pitaa par chhodo
kya honee hai kya anhonee ee ee
kya honee hai kya anhonee ee ee
sabka usko gyaan
maarnewaala hai bhagwan
bachaanewala hai bhagwan
maarnewaala hai bhagwan
bachaanewala hai bhagwan

jal thhal agan akaash pawan par
kewal uski sattaa aa
kewal uski sattaa
ho jal thhal agan akaash pawan par
kewal uski sattaa
prabhu ichchha ke binaa yahaan par
hil na sake ik patta
hil na sake ik patta
usi ka socha yahaan pe hota aa aa aa
usi ka socha yahaan pe hota
uski shakti mahaan
maarnewaala hai bhagwan
bachaanewala hai bhagwan
maarnewaala hai bhagwan
bachaanewala hai bhagwan

dayanidhaan

bhagwan

maarnewaala hai bhagwan
bachaanewala hai bhagwan
maarnewaala hai bhagwan
bachaanewala hai bhagwan

maarnewaala hai bhagwan
bachaanewala hai bhagwan

dayanidhaan
dayanidhaan
bhagwan
dayanidhaan


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Blog Day :

5096 Post No. : 17027

“Maha Pooja”(1954) was directed by Shaanti Kumar for Amar jyot Pictures, bombay. The movie had Naina,Ratnamala, Amirbai Karnataki, Shashi Kapoor senior(not the famous one), Anant Marathe, Prem Prakash, Bikram Kapoor, Kusum Thakur, Sabita Chatterjee etc. Prem Adib and Murad were guest artists in the movie.

“Maha Pooja”(1954) had nine songs in it. four songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the fifth song from “Maha Pooja”(1954) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Amirbai Karnataki. Ramesh Gupta is the lyricist. Music is composed by Avinash Vyas.

Only the audio of this song, a Krishn bhajan is available. Seeing that Amirbai Karnataki acted in the film, it is clear that the song was picturised on herself.

Lyrics of the song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.


Song-Hey Ghanshyam suno meri arzi (Maha Pooja)(1954) Singer-Amirbai Karnataki, Lyrics-Ramesh Gupta, MD-Avinash Vyas

Lyrics(provided by Prakashchandra)

hey Ghanshyaam suno o o meri arji eee
mere Ghanshyaam suno..o meri arji
path raakho na raakho
tumhaari marji..ee ee
hey Ghanshyaam suno meri arji..eee
mere Ghanshyaam suno meri arji

tumne laakhon paapi taarey
tumne laakhon paapi taarey
tumne laakhon patit uddhaarey
tumne laakhon patit uddhaarey
lo ab hamri khabar bhi..ee ee
hey Ghanshyaam suno meri arji ee ee
mere Ghanshyaam suno meri arji

tum ho deen dayaalu swaami
tum ho Prabhu jee antaryaami eee
antaryaami
tum viraat ho o
vighna vidhaataa
hum path ke kankar jee..eee…eee
hey Ghanshyaam suno meri arji ee ee
mere Ghanshyaam suno meri arji

sathya ki mann mein
jyot jagaao…ooo
sathya ki man mein jyot jagaao
jyot jagaaoo..ooo
bhooley pathik ko..oo raah dikhaao oo
raah dikhaao
sharan chhod tumhri kit jaayein
bolo hey Natwar jee eee ee
hey Ghanshyaam suno meri arji…ee
mere Ghanshyaam suno meri arji
hey Ghanshyaam suno meri arji..ee
hey Ghanshyaam suno meri arji
haan meri arzi
ho meri arzi
suno meri arzi


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 :

5041 Post No. : 16952

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)
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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


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 :

5014 Post No. : 16919

#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # Sant Tulsidas – 1972#
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Today 10th April we celebrate ‘Ram Navami’ or the birth of Lord Shri Ram. The tithi today is ‘navami’ of shukla paksha of ‘chaitra maas’ as per Hindu Calender year. It is also the last day of the ‘Chaitra Navratri’.

On this occasion here is a ‘Ram bhajan’ from the ‘1972’ movie ‘Sant Tulsidas’.

“Sant Tulsidas” was directed by P. Bhalchandra for ‘Siddhanath Chitra, Bombay’.

P. Bhalchandra was also the producer of this movie. Praveen Chandra Patel was the co-producer of this movie.

It had Shahu Modak, Sushma, Madhuri, B.M. Vyas, Vijay Dutt, Rekha Chauhan, Dalpat, Shribhagwan, Ram Bhagnadi, Ratilal, Lakki, Rahi, Rakesh Kumar, Vasundhara Paudwal, Reshma, Ratan Tiwari, Nalini, Vijaya Lokhande, Guddu, Leela N., Anil Kumar, Kumar, Dev Kapoor, Raju, Deepak, Poonam, Ramprakash Sharma, Mahesh Desai, Darshan, Santosh Bikaneri and others.

Story, screenplay and dialogues for this movie (Hindi version) were written by Pt. R. Priyadarshi.

Editing of this movie was done by Bimal Roy.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 07.09.1972.

This movie had eights songs written by Bhagwat Mishra- seven songs and Brijmohan Vyas – one song.
Music for this film was composed by Ram Kadam (well-known Marathi film music director)

Here is the list of songs of this movie:-

SNo Song Title Lyricist Singer/s Posted On
01 Aao katha sunaayein sabko Brijmohan Vyas Jaywant Kulkarni
02 Solah singaar kar ke aayi Bhagwat Mishra Krishna Kalle
03 Pitaa matrushri bandhu kaanta Bhagwat Mishra Bhimsen Joshi
04 Nahin chhodo baba raam raam Bhagwat Mishra Bhimsen Joshi, Mahendra Kapoor
05 Ramaay ram bhadraay Bhagwat Mishra Bhimsen Joshi
06 Nandlaala nandlaala arey Bhagwat Mishra Krishna Kalle
07 Granth gyaan ke barav sorath Bhagwat Mishra Bhimsen Joshi
08 Raam prabhu aadhaar jagat ke Bhagwat Mishra Bhimsen Joshi 10.11.2012

*(HFGK Vol-V (1971-1980) also mentions the name of Usha Mangeshkar in the list of singers for this movie)

Only one song from this movie has been posted on the blog so far, and that was on 10.11.2012. (I was the ‘lyrics contributor’ for that song on the blog.).

Today’s song is sung by Bhimsen Joshi and Mahendra Kapoor. Only audio of this song is available. (even though this movie is now available on internet).
I have not watched this movie I cannot say on whom this song has been picturized in the movie. However this song a ‘bhajan’ is a very sweet and melodious bhajan to listen to . I hope readers will enjoy listening to this song today.

Lyrics for the song are by Bhagwat Mishra and music is composed by Ram Kadam.

Let us now listen to today’s song …

Audio

Song-Bolo bhaai Raam ki duhaai (Sant Tulsidas)(1972) Singers-Mahendra Kapoor, Bhimsen Joshi, Lyrics-Bhagwat Mishra, MD-Ram Kadam
Chorus

Lyrics

bolo bhaai
shri ramchandra ki jai

siyaawar ramchandra ki jai
siyaawar ramchandra ki jai

nahin chhodo baba raam raam
mohi aur padhan su kaun kaam

siyaawar ramchandra ki jai
siyaawar ramchandra ki jai

bolo bhaai
raam ki duhaayi
bolo bhaai
raam ki duhaayi
bolo bhaai
raam ki duhaayi
bolo bhaai
raam ki duhaayi

man matwaala peevai raam ras
man matwaala aa aa peevai raam ras
dooja kachhu na suhaayi ee
bolo bhaai
raam ki duhaayi
bolo bhaai
raam ki duhaayi

ulti gangaa neer bahaaya aa
ulti gangaa aa neer bahaaya
amrut dhaar chuwaayi ee
bolo bhaai
raam ki duhaayi
bolo bhaai
raam ki duhaayi

das kabeeraa
eehi ras maa taa ?
das kabeeraa aa aa
eehi ras maa taa ?
kabhu uchhki na jaayi
bolo bhaai
raam ki duhaayi
bolo bhaai
raam ki duhaayi

jaaun kahaan taji
charan tumhaare ae
jaaun kahaan taji
charan tumhaare ae
dev danuj muni
naag manuj sab
maaya vivash vichaare ae ae
jaaun kahaan taji
charan tumhaare ae
jaaun kahaan taji
charan tumhaare ae
jinke haath mein tulsidas kyun
jinke haath mein tulsidas kyun
jaaun apanapau haare ae ae
jaaun apanapau haare ae
jaaun kahaan taji
charan tumhaare ae
jaaun kahaan taji
charan tumhaare ae

raam sumir tu
raam sumir tu
raam sumir tu bhaai ee
raam sumir tu
raam sumir tu
raam sumir tu bhaai ee

raam naam ke sumir bina tu
raam naam ke sumir bina tu
budat hai adhikaayi ee ee ??
raam sumir tu
raam sumir tu
raam sumir tu bhaai

raam naam ka amrut chhaandi
raam naam ka amrut chhaandi
kaahe tu vish khaayi ee ee
raam sumir tu
raam sumir tu
raam sumir tu bhaai

kahat kabeeraa
guru prasaad lo o
kahat kabeeraa
guru prasaad lo
raam se kar lo snehi ee ee
raam sumir tu
raam sumir tu
raam sumir tu bhaai

raam kahat chalo
raam kahat chalo
raam kahat chalo bhaai re

raam sumir tu
raam sumir tu
raam sumir tu bhaai re

raam kahat chalo
raam kahat chalo
raam kahat chalo bhaai re

raam sumir tu
raam sumir tu
raam sumir tu bhaai re

raam kahat chalo
raam kahat chalo
raam kahat chalo bhaai re

raam sumir tu
raam sumir tu
raam sumir tu bhaai re

hare raam raam
hare raam raam
hare krishan Krishna
hare krishan krshna

jay raam raam
jay raam raam
jay Krishna Krishna
jay Krishna Krishna

hare raam raam
hare raam raam
hare krishan Krishna
hare krishan krshna

jay raam raam
jay raam raam
jay Krishna Krishna
jay Krishna Krishna

hare raam raam
hare raam raam
hare krishan Krishna
hare krishan krishna

bolo bhaai
raam ki duhaayi
bolo bhaai
raam ki duhaayi
bolo bhaai
raam ki duhaayi
bolo bhaai
raam ki duhaayi

hare raam raam
hare raam raam
hare Krishna Krishna
hare Krishna Krishna

hare raam raam
hare raam raam
hare Krishna Krishna
hare Krishna Krishna

jay raam raam
jay raam raam
jay Krishna Krishna
jay Krishna Krishna

bolo bhaai
raam ki duhaayi
bolo bhaai
raam ki duhaayi
bolo bhaai
raam ki duhaayi
bolo bhaai
raam ki duhaayi

hare raam raam
hare raam raam
hare Krishna Krishna
hare Krishna Krishna

jay raam raam
jay raam raam
jay Krishna Krishna
jay Krishna Krishna

hare raam raam
hare raam raam
hare Krishna Krishna
hare Krishna Krishna

jay raam raam
jay raam raam
jay Krishna Krishna
jay Krishna Krishna


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 : 4977 Post No. : 16854 Movie Count : 4585

#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 168 # Missing Films of 1972 – 17#
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Today’s song is from the movie ‘Shiv Bhakt Baabaa Baalaknaath’. I was not aware of this movie earlier, till coming across it in the ‘Hindi Film Geet Kosh’ – Vol-V i.e., 1971-1980.

‘Shiv Bhakt Baabaa Baalaknaath’ was directed by Avtar for Balaknath Art Films, Bombay. It is a devotional (bhakti pradhan) movie passed by Censor Board on 09.05.1972. The star cast of this movide includes Babloo, Jayshree Gadkar, Mahesh Desai, BM Vyas, Sulochana, Babu Raje, Sulochana Chatterjee, Radheshyam, Anuradha Guha, Suresh Divekar, Thakur, Lakiram, Pushpa, Bhagirath, Raghu, Moolchand, Omi, Sitaram, Parasram, Maruti, Madhukar, Narendra Shridhar and others. SN Tripathi and Aarti make a special appearance in this movie.

As per HFGK, this movie has eight songs written by five lyricist as per details given below.

Sl. No. Song Title Singer/s Lyricist
01 Om Jai Kalaadhaari Hare, Swami Jai Pauna Hari Hare Mahendra Kapoor, chorus Durgadas Jagota
02 Ulfat Ki Rawaani Mat Poochho, Bewa Ki Jawaani Mat Poochho Mahendra Kapoor Bharat Vyas
03 Chanda O Mere Chamke Tu Aisa Ki Mit Jaaye Jag Ka Andheraa Usha Mangeshkar Bharat Vyas
04 Aaj Guru Ki Aagyaa Le Kar… Is Bharat Ki Bhoomi Par Aise Teerath Mahendra Kapoor Thakur Chhabda
05 Ghar Ghar Bhatkoon, Dar Dar Bhatkoon, Milta Nahin Mujhe Tera Thhikaanaa Usha Mangeshkar Sudarshan Sharma
06 Mathura Naa Jaao Bhaai, Kaashi Naa Jaao … Jinki Ek Jhalak Se … Manna Dey, Krishna Kalle, chorus Bharat Vyas
07 Baba Mera Suhaag Naa Ujde Suhaag, Ban Ke Suhaagin Rahi Abhaagan … Usha Mangeshkar Bharat Vyas
08 Hote Hain Dilwaale Kamal Barot, Usha Bansal Gauhar Kanpuri

Today’s song is sung by Manna Dey and Krishna Kalle with chorus. Audio and video links for the songs of this movie seems to be unavailable as of now. However, this movie is available in parts on YouTube.

Let us have take another look on the list of movies of 1972 alphabetically after adding today’s movie, which is the 117th movie of 1972 in the listing as per Geet Kosh. For brevity the list given below includes the list of movies missing on the blog and list of all movies from the last post – “O Kheton Ki Shahzaadi” from the movie ‘Shaayar-e-Kashmir Mahjoor’ to today’s movie song-post.

Sl. No. Movie Title Director Music Director Passed by Censor Board No of Songs on the Blog No of Songs as per HFGK
1 Aakraant Girish Vaidya Jagat Singh 07121972 0 No Information
17 Bachche Mere Saathi TN Babu MS Vishwanathan 17111972 Songs Not Available 6
24 Bharat Darshan Khwaja Ahmed Abbas Jaidev 04111972 0 No Information
45 Fighter Sheela Vijay Not Mentioned 07101972 0 No Information
50 Gunfighter Johnny KSR Das Aadi Narayan Rao 25031972 Songs Not Available 5
53 Hunterwaali KS Reddi Satyam 02091972 Songs Not Available 5
54 Jaadoo Nagari Vednatham Roghaviya Aadi Narayan Rao 05061972 0 No Information
68 Lady James Bond KSR Das Satyam 11071972 Songs Not Available 5
73 Maayaa Darpan Kumar T Shahni Bhaskar Chandavarkar 12121972 0 No Information
81 Miss Chaalbaaz (Tingoo Agent 000) Ravi Rajan-Nagendra 27111972 Songs Not Available 4
95 Raajdhaani Express BJ Patel L Chakravarty 04031972 Songs Not Available 5
115 Shaayar-e-Kashmir Mahjoor Prabhat Mukherjee Prem Dhawan 24081972 1 10
116 Sharaarat Manmohan Desai Ganesh 21021972 7
117 Shiv Bhakta Baabaa Baalaknaath Avtaar Roshanlal Khatri 09051972 0 8

*Notes:

  1. Songs for ‘Bachche Mere Saathi’, ‘Gunfighter Johnny’, ‘Hunterwaali’, ‘Lady James Bond’ and ‘Miss Chaalbaaz’ (Tingoo Agent 000) seem to be unavailable as of now.
  2. There is no information about the songs in HFGK Vol-V (1971-1980) for the movies – ‘Aakraant’, ‘Bharat Darshan’, ‘Fighter Sheela’, ‘Jaadu Nagari’ and ‘Maaya Darpan’ as mentioned above.

Let us now listen to today’s song, and welcome ‘Shiv Bhakt Baba Baalak Nath’ on the blog.

Song – Mathura Na Jaao Bhai Kaashi Na Jaao (Shiv Bhakt Baba Baalak Nath) (1972) Singer – Manna Dey, Krishna Kalle, Lyrics – Bharat Vyas, MD – Prem Dhawan
Manna Dey + Krishna Kalle
Chorus

Lyrics

mathura na jaao bhaai
kaashi na jaao
teerath na jaao
aur na ganga nahaao
jin ki ek jhalak se janam janam ke paap kat jaayen
aise baba ke gun gaao
baba ki dhooni ramaao
aise baba ke gun gaao
baba ki dhuni ramaao
mathura na jaao bhaai
kaashi na jaao
teerath na jaao
aur na ganga nahaao

uttar dakshin
purab paschim
koi na aaye kaam re ae
baba ke charnon mein dhoondho
milenge chaaron dhaam re ae ae
milenge chaaron dhaam re ae
na bhasmi ramaao aur na maala phiraao
mandir mandir mann ko at bhatkaao
jin ki ek jhalak se janam janam ke paap kat jaayen
aise baba ke gun gaao
baba ki dhooni ramaao
aise baba ke gun gaao
baba ki dhooni ramaao
mathura na jaao bhaai
kaashi na jaao
teerath na jaao
aur na ganga nahaao

baalak roop hai kitna pyaara
sab devon se nyaara hai
sabhi devta jhilmil taare
baba to dhruv taara hai ae
baba to dhruv taara hai 
in ki mohini moorat bhaai
sab ki jyot hai in mein samaai
jin ki ek jhalak se janam janam ke paap kat jaayen
aise baba ke gun gaao
baba ki dhooni ramaao
aise baba ke gun gaao
baba ki dhooni ramaao

mathur na jaao bhaai
kaashi na jaao
teerath na jaao
aur na ganga nahaao
jin ki ek jhalak se janam janam ke paap kat jaayen
aise baba ke gun gaao
baba ki dhooni ramaao
aise baba ke gun gaao
baba ki dhooni ramaao
aise baba ke gun gaao
baba ki dhooni ramaao
aise baba ke gun gaao
baba ki dhooni ramaao

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir Kapur)
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मथुरा ना जाओ भाई
काशी ना जाओ
तीर्थ ना जाओ
और ना गंगा नहाओ
जिनकी एक झलक से जनम जनम के पाप कट जाएँ
ऐसे बाबा के गुण गाओ
बाबा की धूनी रमाओ
ऐसे बाबा के गुण गाओ
बाबा की धूनी रमाओ
मथुरा ना जाओ भाई
काशी ना जाओ
तीर्थ ना जाओ
और ना गंगा नहाओ

उत्तर दक्षिण
पूरब पश्चिम
कोई ना आए काम रे
बाबा के चरणों में ढूंढो
मिलेंगे चारो धाम रे
मिलेंगे चारो धाम रे
ना भस्मी रमाओ और ना माल फिराओ
मंदिर मंदिर मन को मत भटकाओ
जिनकी एक झलक से जनम जनम के पाप कट जाएँ
ऐसे बाबा के गुण गाओ
बाबा की धूनी रमाओ
ऐसे बाबा के गुण गाओ
बाबा की धूनी रमाओ
मथुरा ना जाओ भाई
काशी ना जाओ
तीर्थ ना जाओ
और ना गंगा नहाओ

बालक रूप है कितना प्यारा
हर देवों से न्यारा है
सभी देवता झिलमिल तारे
बाबा तो ध्रुव तारा है
बाबा तो ध्रुव तारा है
इनकी मोहिनी मूरत भाई
सबकी ज्योत है इन में समाई
जिनकी एक झलक से जनम जनम के पाप कट जाएँ
ऐसे बाबा के गुण गाओ
बाबा की धूनी रमाओ
ऐसे बाबा के गुण गाओ
बाबा की धूनी रमाओ

मथुरा ना जाओ भाई
काशी ना जाओ
तीर्थ ना जाओ
और ना गंगा नहाओ
जिनकी एक झलक से जनम जनम के
पाप कट जाएँ
ऐसे बाबा के गुण गाओ
बाबा की धूनी रमाओ
ऐसे बाबा के गुण गाओ
बाबा की धूनी रमाओ
ऐसे बाबा के गुण गाओ
बाबा की धूनी रमाओ


This article is written by nahm, 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.

Blog Day :

4907 Post No. : 16718

Mohammed Rafi : The Incomparable (II) – Song No. 21
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My favorite genre of Rafi song is not really a ‘bhajan’ per se but the the period often professed by me to find the most appealing of all periods is the 50’s. And for some time now, I have not posted a 50’s Rafi solo. A song again on a higher octave, this is a devotional song sung with chorus, in the movie ‘Aastik’ (1956). Music Director is Narayanan Dutt and it is written by SP Kalla.

As marking the anniversary’s or events go, this is an occasion to beat all anniversaries. But obviously some famously in tune entities who redefined the term “When in Rome do as the Romans do” have missed the flight. Or do they only commemorate birthdays and not death days? But then they do so with Rafi Sahab’s birthdays too on December 24.

Remembering the incomparable Rafi Sb on the 97 anniversary of his birth.

Here is the 50’s devotional song by Rafi Sahab with chorus, to enhance the listening experience of Rafi Sahab’s songs and paying tributes to the Legend. On screen, this song is performed by Shahu Modak.

Fondly that we all remember Rafi Sahab on this day, and we have missed him, even down to the latest blockbuster that we hear all over. Someone or other we find striving to achieve the spirit of Rafi Sahab’s singing or try to put soul into words like he did.

Jag ghoomeya thhaare jaisa na koyee. . .


Song – Hai Tujh Se Pyaar Sun Le Pukaar (Aastik) (1956) Singer – Mohammed Rafi, Lyrics – SP Kalla, MD – Narayan Dutt
Chorus

Lyrics

nayan tumhaare ea
darash ko oo oo oooo
tarsen ean ean
chain na paayen ea ea
ea ea ea ea
kaa se kahoon dukha aa
birhaa ke ea ea
kaa se kahoon dukha aa
birhaa ke ea
koyi samajh naa aa
bhaaye ea
din beete aur mahine ea ea
beete ea
beeti ghadiyaan saari ee
ee eee eee

hai tujh se pyaar
hai tujh se pyaar
sun le pukaar
jagwaale
o rakhwaale
hai tujh pe bhaar
naiyya ho paar
majhdaar se duniya waale
hai tujh se pyaar

hai tujh se pyaar
sun le pukaar
jagwaale
o rakhwaale
hai tujh pe bhaar
naiyya ho paar
majhdaar se duniya waale
hai tujh se pyaar

nainon ke do deep jalaaye ea
ea ea ea
nainon ke do deep jalaaye
saanson ka ek taara
teri lagan mein tan man naache
teri lagan mein tan man naache
naach utthaa ye jag saara
ho saara saara saara
hai tujh se pyaar
hai tujh se pyaar
sun le pukaar
jagwaale
o rakhwaale
hai tujh pe bhaar
naiyya ho paar
majhdaar se duniya waale
hai tujh se pyaar

koi hanse aur koi roye ea ea ea
koi hanse aur koi roye
maange haath pasaare
khoob kiye tum ne bhi bhagwan
khoob kiye tum ne bhi bhagwan
qismat ke batwaare
ho waare waare waare
hai tujh se pyaar
hai tujh se pyaar
sun le pukaar
jagwaale o rakhwaale
hai tujh pe bhaar
naiyya ho paar
majhdaar se duniya waale
hai tujh se pyaar

rang birange ghade khilone ea ea ea
rang birange ghade khilone
alag alag taqdeeren
koi tarasta daane ko to
koi tarasaa daane ko to
kahin pe bikhere tu ne heere
o heere heere heere
hai tujh se pyaar
hai tujh se pyaar
sun le pukaar
jagwaale o rakhwaale
hai tujh pe bhaar
naiyya ho paar
majhdaar se duniya waale
hai tujh se pyaar

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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नयन तुम्हारे॰॰ए
दरश को॰॰ओ॰॰ओ॰॰ओ
तरसें॰॰एं॰॰एं
चैन ना पाएँ॰॰एं॰॰एं
॰॰एं॰॰एं॰॰एं॰॰एं
का से कहूँ दुख॰॰
बिरहा के॰॰ए॰॰ए
कोई समझ ना॰॰आ॰॰आ
भाये॰॰ए॰॰ए
दिन बीते और महीने॰॰ए॰॰ए
बीते॰॰ए॰॰ए
बीतीं घड़ियाँ सारी॰॰ई॰॰ई
॰॰ई॰॰ई

है तुझसे प्यार
है तुझसे प्यार
सुन ले पुकार
जगवाले
ओ रखवाले
है तुझपे भार
नैय्या हो पार
मझधार से दुनिया वाले
है तुझसे प्यार

है तुझसे प्यार
सुन ले पुकार
जगवाले
ओ रखवाले
है तुझपे भार
नैय्या हो पार
मझधार से दुनिया वाले
है तुझसे प्यार

नैनों के दो दीप जलाए॰॰ए॰॰ए
नैनों के दो दीप जलाए
साँसों का इकतारा
तेरी लगन में तन मन नाचे
तेरी लगन में तन मन नाचे
नाच उठे ये जग सारा
हो सारा सारा सारा
है तुझसे प्यार
है तुझसे प्यार
सुन ले पुकार
जगवाले
ओ रखवाले
है तुझपे भार
नैय्या हो पार
मझधार से दुनिया वाले
है तुझसे प्यार

कोई हँसे और कोई रोये॰॰ए॰॰ए
कोई हँसे और कोई रोये
मांगे हाथ पसारे
खूब किए तुमने भी भगवन
खूब किए तुमने भी भगवन
किस्मत के बटवारे
हो वारे वारे वारे
है तुझसे प्यार
है तुझसे प्यार
सुन ले पुकार
जगवाले
ओ रखवाले
है तुझपे भार
नैय्या हो पार
मझधार से दुनिया वाले
है तुझसे प्यार

रंग बिरंगे घढ़े खिलौने॰॰ए॰॰ए
रंग बिरंगे घढ़े खिलौने
अलग अलग तक़दीरें
कोई तरसता दाने को तो
कोई तरसता दाने को तो
कहीं पे बिखेरे तू ने हीरे
ओ हीरे हीरे हीरे
है तुझसे प्यार
है तुझसे प्यार
सुन ले पुकार
जगवाले
ओ रखवाले
है तुझपे भार
नैय्या हो पार
मझधार से दुनिया वाले
है तुझसे प्यार


This article is written by Peevesie’s mom, 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 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 :

4837 Post No. : 16622

Hullo Atuldom

Navratri. Nine nights of festivities. Celebrated through the country in honour of Devi Maa, Maa Durga, or the Holy Trinity of Durga Lakshmi Saraswati. Also Rama’s victory over Ravana and rescuing Devi Seeta from Lanka. No wonder the 10th day of the festival is called Vijaya Dashami.
I have got a Whatsapp forward which gives a perspective of the day as ” Dussehra is a Sanskrit word which means removal of Ten Bad Qualities within oneself, namely
Ahankara (Ego),
Amanavta (Cruelty),
Anyaaya (Injustice),
Kama vasana (Lust),
Krodha (Anger),
Lobha (Greed),
Mada (Pride),
Matsara (Jealousy can also mean competition which is a result of jealousy),
Moha (attachment),
Swartha (Selfishness)”;

which means that ‘Vijaya over these Ten Bad Qualities. (I thought that this was a great thought and hence shared it here)

Dussehra marks the culmination of the Ram Leela, at various venues across the country, with the burning of the effigies of Meghnad (son of Ravana), Kumbhakarna (brother of Ravana) and Ravana himself. Dussehra is also the last day of the Durga Puja for the people from Eastern India (wherever in the world they be). The Durga Puja begins on the sixth day of Navartri, when the idols of the goddess is installed along with those of her children Ganesh and Kartik and Devi Laxmi and Devi Saraswati. Dussehra is the day when the idols are immersed in the holy waters of the rivers after morning puja, kumkum khela etc. Festivities in western India too come to a close with all the rituals associated. So we are at the end of one festival waiting for the next -Deepavali.

Let us bring this festival to a close with this all important aarthi which is from “Purab Aur Paschim” (yes, there are some songs from this film yet to be posted). In the film this traditional aarthi plays at the start to set the story of the movie in motion. It shows Ashok Kumar (whose birth anniversary it was two days ago) leading a group of devotees which includes Kamini Kaushal and Nirupa Roy (13th October was her death anniversary). As the song plays, we see the Union Jack being lowered and replaced by the Indian Tricolour. The movie too becomes ‘color’ from ‘black-n-white’. The aarthi is also used to introduce almost all the characters of the movie, we see ‘Bharat’ growing up from Master Alankar to Manoj Kumar and Bharathi (south Indian actress) growing into ‘Gopi’. The movie closes with the aarthi as Saira Banu accepts that she has liked the Indian way of life and her mother Shammi and brother Rajendranath also join the aarthi.

The aarthi is in the voices of Mahendra Kapoor, Brij Bhushan and Shyama Chittar. The music director for the movie were Kalyanji Anandji, who have stuck to the traditional format in here.

Happy Bijoya/ Vijaya Dashami to one and all.

Video

Audio (Longer)


Song-Om jai jagdeesh hare (Purab Aur Paschim)(1970) Singers-Brij Bhushan, Mahendra Kapoor, Shyama Chittar, Lyrics-Traditional, MD-Kalyanji Anandji
Chorus

Lyrics

om jai jagdeesh hare
swaami jai jagdeesh hare

bhakt janon ke sankat
daas janon ke sankat

kshan mein door kare
om jai jagdeesh hare

jo dhyaave phal paave
dukh bin se man ka

swaami dukh bin se man ka
sukh sampatti ghar aave
sukh sampatti ghar aave
kasht mite tan ka
om jai jagdeesh hare

maat pitaah tum mere
sharan padoon main kiski
swaami sharan padoon main kiski
tum bin aur na dooja
prabhu bin aur na dooja
aas karoon main kiski
om jai jagdeesh hare

tum pooran parmaatama
tum antaryaami
swaami tum antaryaami
paar brahm parmeshvar
paar brahm parmeshvar
tum sabke swaami
om jai jagdeesh hare

tum karuna ke saagar
tum paalan karta
swaami tum paalan karta
main moorakh khalkaami
main sevak tum swaami
kripa karo bharta
om jai jagdeesh hare
om jai jagdeesh hare
swaami jai jagdeesh hare
bhakt janon ke sankat
daas janon ke sankat
kshan mein door kare
om jai jagdeesh hare

vishay vikaar mitaao
paap haro deva
swaami paap haro deva
shraddha bhakti badhaao
shraddha bhakti badhaao
santan ki seva
om jai jagdeesh hare

tan man dhan sab hai tera
swaami sab kuchh hai tera
swaami sab kuchh hai tera
tera tujhko arpan
tera tujhko arpan
kya laage mera
om jai jagdeesh hare
om jai jagdeesh hare
swaami jai jagdeesh hare
bhakt janon ke sankat
daas janon ke sankat
kshan mein door kare
om jai jagdeesh hare
om jai jagdeesh hare
swaami jai jagdeesh hare
bhakt janon ke sankat
daas janon ke sankat
kshan mein door kare
om jai jagdeesh hare


This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, 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 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 :

4834 Post No. : 16617

When I joined this Blog’s activities in 2010, by way of comments, I used to first read the post fully. In one post our ATUL ji had said something which has been carved deep in my mind. He had said that “In India, people are interested in 3 things- Cricket, Films and Politics”. How true it is !

However, based on my experience of so many years in different fields all over India, I could add one more activity to the above three. And the activity is ” Branding”, Not the kind of Brands in the markets, what I mean is ” Labelling “, in other words. We Indians are quick in branding or labelling everything. In fact it is our very faourite pastime.

Some examples will explain what I mean. Take the case of Cinema – we branded Dilip Kumar as the Tragedy King, Meena Kumari as the Tragedy Queen, Jeetendra as the Jumping Jack, Mithun as Poor Man’s AB, AB as the Angry Young man etc etc. The branding did not change even after DK changed the track and acted in films like Azaad, Ram aur Shyam or Naya Daur etc. AB remained the same even after films like Chupke Chupke, Anand, Abhimaan or Amar Akbar Anthony. Same thing about other actors. Branding/Labelling or the Chhappa is for ever !

Take another example. We feel a Sikh must be either a Taxi Driver or in Army or Police, A Gujarati should only do business, A Bihari must only do Kheti, A Bengali must only read a book or write a book, A Marathi must only do a service in some company or Government etc etc. What if Sikhs are big businessmen, actors, singers ? What if a Gujju is a fine actor, Musician or a singer or a Politician ? What if the Biharis are the single largest group in the successful IAS Cadres (25 % in the last 10 years) ? So on so forth. But No – Branding is almost permanent !

Today we are going to talk about a Gujarati Saint. GUJARAT- the name itself evokes thoughts of Trade and Business. Due to their Business talents, Gujarat was known to Romans, Greeks and Persians, since the pre Christ era. Gujarat Maritime merchant history dates back to the First century after Christ.
Gujarat had produced many worthy souls who made the country proud of them. The top being Gandhi ji. Then there were Sardar Patel, Vikram Sarabhai(Space Ace), Morarji Desai, the Ambanis, Azim Prem ji, Parsis of Navsari, Narendra Modi, Amit Shah etc etc. In the religious field, Gujarat had its share with Jalaram Bappa, Narsi Bhagat, Dadu Dayal, Dayanand Saraswati, Rang Avdhoot ji, Rameshbhai oza, Hemchandra Surishwar, Pramukh Swami etc etc. (these are only indicative examples,not exhaustive).

India had been under the Mughal and the British rules for hundreds of years. A Nation of Hindu majority was ruled by the Minority Mughals, who perpetrated a lot of injustice and tried to destroy the Indian Culture with barbaric brutalities. This gave rise to the Bhakti movement to awaken the Indians and make them self conscious about their own strengths.

The Bhakti Movement was India’s own way to combat foreign attackers, cruel rulers and the sleeping people of India. The movement from 1300 to 1600 AD produced many religious Saints and social reformers from Kanyakumari to Kashmir and from Assam to Gujarat. Indian culture is such that the advice given by a religious saint is more acceptable than that given by a social reformer. Thus, in this hour of need, India’s Saints tried to teach message of reforms such as removal of Untouchability, freedom from Varnashram lifestyles, importance of education, Women’s emancipation and other such matters,through their poems, dohas, Abhangs and writings as well as kirtans. They tried to make the masses wake up against the ill effects of social practices that were being observed those days.

Saints appeared in ALL areas of India,during this period. However,due to language problems, knowledge and information about Saints in other regions trickled down very slowly. States which shared the use of Devanagari script were aware about them in a better way. Thus,Maharashtra,Gujarat,Rajasthan and the Northern Hindi belt states exchanged their knowledge about their saints more frequently than other regions such as Bengal, the Eastern states or the southern states where the scripts were different. Andhra and Karnataka were closer as their scripts are similar, except perhaps the alphabet ‘K’. Tamil and Malayalam scripts have Dravidian origins and were not easily accessible for the rest of India.

India is a Multi racial, multilingual and Multi religions country. It is not only one of the largest Democracies in the world, but also the largest Secular state in the world, where people from different faiths have been living together since centuries.

Many saints and religious leaders have played a significant role in keeping the mixed population of India as One Unit, when it was needed the most. A majority of Hindus, ruled by Muslim Mughals was a natural cause for social divisions, but Saints like Kabir, Surdas, Tulsidas, Ramdas, Tukaram, Ramanand, Narsi Mehta, Purandar das,Namdev, Guru Nanak Dev, Eknath, Bhakta Pundarikar, Rohidas, Mrutyunjaya and many such noble souls, did an excellent job of maintaining harmony amongst peoples of different faiths.

Today we will talk about the ADI KAVI of Gujarati-Narsimh Mehta aka Narsi Bhagat (1414 to 1486). He is one of the most popular saints of Gujarat. No wonder then,that the First Talkie in Gujarati was a film called NARSI MEHTA-1932. In Hindi too,”Narsi Bhagat ” was made as early as 1940. Vishnupant Pagnis (Sant Tukaram fame) had done the role of Narsi Bhagat in this film.(In the first Talkie film of Gujarat “Narsi Mehta”-1932 also this role was done by a Marathi actor Maruti Rao Pehelwan.)

The best Bhajan written by Narsi Bhagat is “Vaishnav jan to tene kahiye”. All Indians know that this was the most favourite Bhajan of Gandhi ji. Actually many people thought that he himself wrote this Bhajan !

Here is a short Biography of saint Narsi Bhagat –

Narsinh Mehta was born in Vaishnava Nagar community at Talaja and later shifted to Junagadh (then Jirndurg) in Saurashtra, Gujarat. He lost his parents when he was 5 years old. He could not speak until the age of 8. He was raised by his grandmother Jai Gauri.

He married Manekbai probably in the year 1429. Mehta and his wife stayed at his brother Bansidhar’s place in Junagadh. However, his cousin’s wife (Sister-in-law or bhabhi) did not welcome Narsinh very well. She was an ill-tempered woman, always taunting and insulting Narsinh Mehta for his worship (Bhakti). One day, when Narasinh Mehta had enough of these taunts and insults, he left the house and went to a nearby forest in search of some peace, where he fasted and meditated for seven days by a secluded Shiva lingam until Shiva appeared before him in person. On the poet’s request, the Lord took him to Vrindavan and showed him the eternal raas leela of Krishna and the gopis. A legend has it that the poet transfixed by the spectacle burnt his hand with the torch he was holding but he was so engrossed in the ecstatic vision that he was oblivious of the pain. Mehta, as the popular account goes, at Krishna’s command decided to sing His praises and the nectarous experience of the rasa in this mortal world. He resolved to compose around 22,000 kirtans or compositions.

After this dream-like experience, transformed Mehta returned to his village, touched his bhabhi’s feet, and thanked her for insulting him. In Junagadh, Mehta lived in poverty with his wife and two children, a son named Shamaldas, and a daughter for whom he had special affection, Kunwarbai. He revelled in devotion to his hearts’ content along with sadhus, saints, and all those people who were Hari’s subjects – Harijans – irrespective of their caste, class or sex. It also seems that he must have fallen into a somewhat ill repute for his close relations with Lord’s sakhis and gopis, Narsinh mehta’s women followers, with whom he danced and sang. The Nagars of Junagadh despised him and spared no opportunity to scorn and insult him. By this time, Mehta had already sung about the rasaleela of Radha and Krishna. The compositions are collected under the category of shringar compositions. They are full of intense lyricism, bold in their erotic conception and are not without allegorical dimensions, this saves the compositions from being something of erotic court poetry of medieval India.

Soon after his daughter Kunwarbai’s marriage (around 1447) to Shrirang Mehta of Una’s son, Kunwarbai became pregnant and it was a custom for the girl’s parents to give gifts and presents to all the in-laws during the seventh month of pregnancy. This custom, known as Mameru, was simply out of the reach of poor Narsinh who had hardly anything except intransigent faith in his Lord. How Krishna helped his beloved devotee is a legend depicted in ‘Mameru Na Pada’. This episode is preserved vividly in the memory of Gujarati people by compositions by later poets and films. Other famous legends include ‘Hundi (Bond)’ episode and ‘Har Mala (Garland)’ episode. The episode in which none other than Shamalsha Seth cleared a bond written by poverty stricken beloved, is famous not only in Gujarat but in other parts of India as well. The Har Mala episode deals with the challenge given to Mehta by Ra Mandlik (1451–1472) a Chudasama king, to prove his innocence in the charges of immoral behavior by making the Lord Himself garland Narsinh. Mehta depicts this episode. How Sri Krishna, in the guise of a wealthy merchant, helped Mehta in getting his son married is sung by the poet in ‘Putra Vivah Na Pada’. He went to Mangrol where, at the age of 79, he is believed to have died. The crematorium at Mangrol is called ‘Narsinh Nu Samshan’ where perhaps one of the greatest sons of Gujarat was cremated. He will be forever remembered for his poetic works and devotion to Lord Krishna. He is known as the first poet of Gujarati.

The role of Narsi Bhagat was done by Vishnupant Pagnis, a Marathi actor who became famous due to his role in film ” Sant Tukaram”-1936 by Prabhat Film co. Vishnupant Pagnis was born in a small place Chikodi, near Kolhapur, on 1-11-1892, in a lower middle class family. After formal education, he was assisted by Shahu Maharaj of Kolhapur state to join a Drama company at the age of 10 years. He sang naturally, without any training from an expert. He was a popular artiste doing female roles, till his entry in films. He shifted to work in various drama companies including “Lalit Kaladarsh” of Mama Varerkar- a name connected with many Marathi and Hindi films of that time. In 1913, he floated his own company ‘ Jagchitradarsh ‘, only to wind up after two years in 1915. He continued working in dramas and doing female roles, for which he was famous in those times.

After a few years, he left drama acting. In 1920, he worked in a silent film, Surekha Haran. In this film V Shantaram had also acted. After this he worked as a Music Teacher in Municipal school at Girgaum in Bombay. After his wife died, he lived with his friend Petkar. They started a Gold Jewellery shop “Pagnis Petkar and Mandali” in Girgaon.

When Prabhat Film company planned to make Sant Tukaram, a search was undertaken for the main role and the main female role. This was in early 1936 and he was selected for the role of Tukaram, while a worker in the Prabhat company-Gauri – was selected as his wife. The Director duo of the film- Damle and Fattelal- were not happy about his selection, because his name was associated with female roles. But this became his strong point for the film in which he portrayed a soft, kind and loving Tukaram. He did the role so well that the film Sant Tukaram became an International Hit, in addition to running to full houses in Non Marathi areas like Madras Presidency, covering Andhra, Tamilnadu, Kerala and Karnataka and also in Bengal and Punjab. He became an actor in great demand for Saint films. After the film Sant Tukaram, hundreds of people used to crowd in his shop at Girgaum to pay respects and touch his feet as Tukaram. He also always dressed like Tukaram thereafter !

Vishnupant Pagnis worked in 4 more such films, namely Sant Tulsidas-39, Narsi Bhagat-43, Bhakta Raj-43 and his last film Mahatma Vidur-43. He also gave music to 2 films, Sant Janabai- 38 and Sant Tulsidas-39 (Marathi). These two and Mahatma Vidur were also made in Marathi language. His most famous film Sant Tukaram was released in Hindi only in 1948, but without his songs, because he had died on 3-10-1943. The MD- Snehal Bhatkar sang his songs in the Hindi version.

Vishnupant Pagnis did the immortal role of Tukaram in his first film and then lived the role throughout his life, though he did 4 more films in the same Genre of Saint films.His name became famous not only in India but also in other countries, when this film was hailed as “one of the 3 Best films in the world”at the Venice Film Festival, where it won accolades.

Records of his Bhajans from this film created records ( we too had these records in our house in the 40s.) Even today this film is shown and discussed in the film Institutes of many countries.Many books, essays and articles are published on this film. His performance as Tukaram has become a major reference-point in debates about Indian performance idioms: e.g. Kumar Shahani’s essay The Saint Poets of Prabhat, 1981; Geeta Kapur’s Mythic Material in Indian Cinema, 1987 etc etc.

Today’s bhajan is a very good Bhajan. I like it very much. You may also like it.


Song- Mori Hundi sweekaaro maharaj re (Narsi Bhagat)(1940) Singer- Vishnupant Pagnis, Lyricist- Not known, MD- Shankar Rao Vyas

Lyrics

Mori Hundi sweekaaro maharaj re
saanvre giridhaari
Mori Hundi sweekaaro maharaj re
saanvre giridhaari
Mori Hundi sweekaaro maharaj re
saanvre giridhaari
mohe ek tihaaro aadhaar re
mohe ek tihaaro aadhaar re
saanwre giridhaari
Mori Hundi sweekaaro maharaj re
saanvre giridhaari

raakhi ?? Prahlad ki
liyo narsinh Avtaar
kamb phaari pargat bhaye
taaro bhoomi ko dhaar re
saanvre giridhaari
Mori Hundi sweekaaro maharaj re
saanvre giridhaari

pooji gopi chandan mori
tulasi kone ko haar
saancha gahna to mero saanwro
mori daulat hai jhaanjh khadtaal re
mori daulat hai jhaanjh khadtaal re
saanvre giridhaari
Mori Hundi sweekaaro maharaj re
saanvre giridhaari
bhajo Radhe Govind bhajo Radhe
bhajo Radhe Govind bhajo Radhe
bhajo Radhe Govind bhajo Radhe
bhajo Radhe Govind bhajo Radhe

bhajo Radhe Govind
bhajo Radhe Govind
bhajo Radhe Govind
bhajo Radhe Govind


This article is written by Peevesie’s mom, 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 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 :

4829 Post No. : 16609

Hullo Atuldom

Day 1 of Sharad Navratr. Ashwin Navratr. Various names for the same festival, various ways to celebrate. I have received pictures of ‘Ghatta-sthapana’, ‘Devi Shailputri’, and of course the South Indian ‘Bomma Kolu’ (or Golu depending on your mother tongue). There is a lot of beauty in the manner in which we decorate our Gods and enjoy the festival. There are special offerings, poojas, archanas, bhajans and BHOJANS too (going by the name ‘Bhog’). Then there is the ever so colour raas garba in Western India, Gujarat and Maharashtra in particular. (May not be organised on a grand scale this year, as we are still worried about the consequences of the Pandemic. Grandeur can wait)

Here is a Devi Maa bhajan to kick-off the festivites. It is from the 1978 release ‘Khoon Ki Pukaar’, the synposis of which is there in this post. The movie was directed by Ramesh Ahuja for Tahir Hussain’s TV Films. It had songs penned by Hasrat Jaipuri and Gauhar Kanpuri and music director was Bappi Lahiri. Today’s song is sung by Mohd. Rafi and Lata Mangeshkar and on-screen, both, Pran and Vinod Khanna lip-sync to Rafisaab’s voice and Aruna Irani sings in Lata didi’s voice. We can also see Shabana Azmi and Reeta Bhaduri seated among the devotees of the temple.

As per what I have seen a few years back, this song is used by Amjad Khan (Daku Zaalim Singh) to send a message to Daku Sher Singh (VK); who is recovering under the care of pujari Baba (ex. Dr. Bhushan played by Pran); through Bijli (Aruna Irani). That should make viewers understand what Aruna Irani and VK are exchanging in sign language (‘ishaaron ishaaron mein’ sounds better, I suppose)

With this we also remember the ever oh-so-handsome and oh-so-good looking Vinod Khanna for his birth anniversary which was yesterday. He would have been only 75.

Audio (Longer)

Video


Song-Jai ambe maa bolo Jai Durge maa bolo (Khoon Ki Pukaar)(1978) Singers-Rafi, Lata, Lyrics-Hasrat Jaipuri, MD-Bappi Lahiri
Chorus

Lyrics

jai jai maa aa aa
jai jai maa aa
jai maa aa aa
rom rom tera naam pukaare
tu hi sabke kaam sanwaare

jai ambe maa bolo
jai durge maa bolo
jai ambe maa bolo
jai durge maa
jai ambe maa bolo
jai durge maa bolo
jai ambe maa bolo
jai durge maa

tere dwaare ae ae
tere dwaare jo bhi aaya
jeewan paaya maa
sabse nyaari
aprampaari
teri chhaaya maa
hum pe rahe teri nazar
teri dagar sachhi dagar
tu hai maa sabki maa
ho o
hum pe rahe teri nazar
teri dagar sachhi dagar
tu hai maa sabki maa
bolo
jai ambe maa bolo
jai durge maa bolo
jai ambe maa bolo
jai durge maa
jai ambe maa bolo
jai durge maa bolo
jai ambe maa bolo
jai durge maa

jai jai maa aa maa
jai jai maa jai maa
tere bina aa aa
kuchh bhi nahin ee ee
jo o bhi hai ae sab yahaan aan
jai jai maa aa maa
jai jai maa jai maa
oopar waala aa aa
oopar waala khol chuka hai
tera yeh thikaana
inn charnon mein ae ae
inn charnon mein pada hua hai
kab se prem khazaana
maaya teri jisko miley
usko sada chain miley
meri maa devi maa
ho oo
maaya teri jisko miley
usko sada chain miley
meri maa devi maa
jai ambe maa bolo
jai durge maa bolo
jai ambe maa bolo
jai durge maa

jai ambe maa bolo
jai durge maa bolo
jai ambe maa bolo
jai durge ma

jai jai maa aa maa
jai jai maa jai maa
teri leela aaa
tu hi jaane ae ae
tu u hai devi maa aaa aaa
jai jai maa aaa maa
jai jai maa jai maa
tere bande ae ae
tere bande kitne sundar
jinko toone banaaya
un bandon se pyaar kare jo
usne tujhko paaya
mera jeewan tere charan
de de mujhe pyaar ka dhan
sun le maa meri maa
ho o
mera jeewan tere charan
de de mujhe pyaar ka dhan
sun le maa meri ma
bolo
jai ambe maa bolo
jai durge maa bolo

jai ambe maa bolo
jai durge maa
jai ambe maa bolo
(jai maa aa)
jai durge maa bolo (aaaa)
jai ambe maa bolo (aaaa)
jai durge ma (aaaa)
jai ambe maa bolo (jai maa aa)
jai durge maa bolo (aaaa)
jai ambe maa bolo (aaaa)
jai durge ma (aaaa)
jai ambe maa bolo (jai maa aa)
jai durge maa bolo (aaaa)
jai ambe maa bolo (aaaa)
jai durge ma (aaaa)

jai ambe maa bolo (jai maa aa)
jai durge maa bolo (aaaa)
jai ambe maa bolo (aaaa)
jai durge ma (aaaa)

jai ambe maa bolo
jai durge maa bolo
jai ambe maa bolo
jai durge maa
jai ambe maa bolo
jai durge maa bolo
jai ambe maa bolo
jai durge maa
jai ambe maa bolo
jai durge maa bolo
jai ambe maa bolo
jai durge maa


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