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Blog Day : 3980 Post No. : 15068

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2009-19) – Song No. 34
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My Railway related reminiscences- 1
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When I look back into days gone by, I find that my recollections of the past can be divided neatly into decades. I have vague recollections of 1960s as I was quite young in that decade. 1970s is the decade that I recall most vividly as well as most fondly as I was as my precocious best in this decade, being in my teens in this decade.

I find that my recollections of subsequent decades are rather more vague. I can tell you what I was doing in 1975, but I do not have similar vivid recollections of 1985, 1995 or even 2005 !

The above applies to my recollections on Hindi movies and HFM as well. I cannot recall even one Hindi movie song of 2005 or 2015 if my life dwepended on it, but I can readily recollect dozens of songs of 1975.

Since our younger regulars never tire of reminding us that good songs were created in 1990s and later as well, I thought that I should try and discuss some songs from those years even though my recollections of those days are not as vivid as my recollections of 1970s. 🙂

Much of my 1980s was spent in my “higher” education. From 1990s onwards, I found myself posted in various parts of the country.

My initial postings were in South, in what was South Central Railway, with its HQ at Secunderabad. My initial days there were spent in twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. My first posting was very much in that place. Later, I was posted at a small place in Marathwada called Purna.

I watched quite a few movies in Hyderabad/ Secunderabad. Those were Hindi movies, Telugu movies as well as English movies.

I was a firm believer that one should walk on foot in any new place wherever you wanted to go. That helped you familiarise yourself with various landmarks of the place. I applied my theory rigidly. I would walk six km daily from my residence to my workplace in the morning and then come back by walk in the evening. So I used to walk 12 km daily. 🙂

On weekends, I would plan to watch movies. I used to buy all the three English daily newspapers published in the city, namely Deccan Chronicle, Hindu and Indian Express. The three newspapers together form such a bulk that sometimes people would mistake me for a newspaper vendor. 🙂

I would look at the cinema hall ads to find which movies were playing in which movie halls. After identifying which movie to watch and where to watch, I would decide how to reach there.

It was sometime in 1991 or may be 1992 that I decided to go and watch “Phool Aur Kaante”(1991).

THe movie was playing in a movie hall in old city of Hyderabad. I stayed in Secunderabad near the Secunderabad Railway Stations at a distance of 15 km. How to reach there.

I boarded a local train from Secuderabad and reached Kacheguda Railway station. From there I walked towards old city, in the general direction of Hyderabad(aka Nampally) Railway station. I had a map of the twin city and I would consult it often to find locations of interest to me.

I kept walking on and on and came across old city, full of densely populated areas. I did not have to go Huderabad Railway station. The movie hall was somewhere in between Kacheguda and Hyderabad Railway stations.

I arrived the hall well in time so I had little difficulty buying a ticket for for matinee show. Now, show beginning at 3 PM is matinee show for me, as I was born and brought up in North India, but in Hyderabad, it was called first show there. I think it is still called first show in those parts.

That was not the only difference. What I knew as “cold” drink in north was called “cool” drink there. 🙂

I soon found lots of movie watchers arriving at the movie hall. Now, more than two decades later, I have read about the movie going audience of Hyderabad from our beloved inhouse encylopaedia Mr Arunkumar Deshmukh in many of his articles. Bulk of movie watchers who had gathered belonged to that kind. There were burkha nasheen females accompanied by lots of small kids. It was not as if this movie had a well known hero. This movie had debutants in lead roles. I wondered why all of them had so eagerly gathered to watch the movie where a newcomer was the hero.

The show began after some wait. It goes withot saying that bulk of movie watchers enjoyed the movie thorougly. I would have enjoyed this movie like them if I was two decades younger. But during these two decades, I had learnt thinks like “logical” thinking etc. I was applying logic on the movie and was not able to find much to enjoy. Now, the hero and heroine are college students. But they were hardly seen studying even for one minute. They would be seen singing dancing and romancing for the entire duration of the movie. Come on, how can one even get admitted to a decent college if all one does is teasing the female students and making passes on them. And in which college one finds females falling in love with the eve teaser. In real life India, such male students would get expelled from the college, and here in the movie he is being glorified. Moreover, how can such students even survive the academic rigours of college life ?

Moreover, I believe that one goes to college to study and not to romance. There is plenty of time and opportunity left in life in future for such romantic pursuits once you have successfully completed your studies and have become financially independent.

Conscientious movie watchers like me are in minority and no movie makers do any thing to appease movie goers like me. Movie makers merrily go on to make movies like this which are big hits at the box office and which are happily lapped up by simple minded movie goers.

I have covered one song from this movie in the past. That “past” happened to be 11 june 2009, viz exactly ten years ago. So, this movie becomes an ideal case of blog ten year challenge.

So here is the second song from “Phool Aur Kaante” (1991) on this day viz 11 june 2019, exactly ten years after covering the first song of the movie in the blog. This song is sung by Kumar Sanu and Anuradha Paudwal. Sameer is the lyricist. Music is composed by Nadeem Shrawan.

This movie was produced by Dinesh Patel and directed by Kuku Kohli. This movie had Ajay Devgun, Madhoo, Amrish Puri, Raza Murad, Raghunath, Jagdeep, Goga Kapoor, Suresh Chatwal, Aruna Irani etc in it. The movie was the launch vehicle of Ajay Devgun. His stunt master father Veeru Devgun was behind the production of this movie.

Watch the picturisation of the song. The song is quite enjoyable to listen to and watch to in you can switch off your conscience and sensibilities. But I have great difficulty doing that.

Nevertheless, here is this song from “Phool Aur Kaante” (1991) which was hugely popular those days and continues to remain so till this day.

Video (one stanza missing)

Audio (Full)

Song-Maine pyaar tumhi se kiya hai (Phool Aur Kaante)(1991) Singers-Kumar Sanu, Anuradha Paudwal, Lyrics-Sameer, MD-Nadeem Shrawan
Chorus

Lyrics

maine pyaar tumhi se kiya hai
tururururu
maine dil bhi tumhi ko diya hai
tururururu
maine pyaar tumhi se kiya hai
tururururu
maine dil bhi tumhi ko diya hai
tururururu
ab chaahe jo ho jaaye
main duniyaa se ab naa daroon
tujhi se main pyaar karoon
main duniya se ab naa daroon
tujhi se main pyaar karoon

maine pyaar tumhi se kiya hai
tururururu
maine dil bhi tumhi ko diya hai
tururururu
ab chaahe jo ho jaaye
main duniya se ab naa daroon
tujhi se main pyaar karoon
main duniya se ab naa daroon
tujhi se main pyaar karoon
maine pyaar tumhi se kiya hai
turururu
maine dil bhi tumhi ko diya hai

ailaan yahi
karne aaya
main aaj yahaan
marne aaya
ruswa tujhe main
kar jaaunga
khaa ke zahar ab
mar jaaunga
khaa ke zahar ab mar jaaunga
maine pyaar tumhi se kiya hai
turururu
maine dil bhi tumhi ko diya hai
turururu
ab chaahe jo ho jaaye
main duniya se ab naa daroon
tujhi se main pyaar karoon
main duniya se ab naa daroon
tujhi se main pyaar karoon

maine pyaar tumhi se kiya hai
turururu
maine dil bhi tumhi ko diya hai
aaa aaa aaa aaa aaa
aaa aaa aaa aaa

dilwaale agar
mil jaayen yahaan
phir neend kise
phir chain kahaan
ye
tere liye aahen
bharta hai dil
teri aisi baaton se
darta hai dil
teri aisi baaton se darta hai dil

maine pyaar tumhi se kiya hai
turururu
maine dil bhi tumhi ko diya hai
turururu
ab chaahe jo ho jaaye
main duniya se ab naa daroon
tujhi se main pyaar karoon
main duniya se ab naa daroon
tujhi se main pyaar karoon

maine pyaar tumhi se kiya hai
turururu
maine dil bhi tumhi ko diya hai

baahon mein teri
din raat rahoon

jag chhod doon main
o tere saath rahoon
o saanson mein basa loon aaja tujh ko
tere bina jeena nahin mujh ko
tere bina jeena nahni mujh ko
maine pyar tumhi se kiya hai
turururu
maine dil bhi tumhi ko diya hai
tururururu
ab chaahe jo ho jaaye
main duniya se ab naa daroon
tujhi se main pyar karoon
main duniya se ab naa daroon
tujhi se main pyar karoon

maine pyar tumhi se kiya hai
turururu
maine dil bhi tumhi ko diya hai
turururu
ab chaahe jo ho jaaye
main duniya se ab naa daroon
tujhi se main pyaar karoon

main duniya se ab naa daroon
tujhi se main pyaar karoon
main duniya se ab naa daroon
tujhi se main pyaar karoon

main duniya se ab naa daroon
tujhi se main pyaar karoon

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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 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 : 3968 Post No. : 15052

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2009-19) – Song No. 33
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30th May – ten years ago. The steady pace of six songs per day is quite natural, and consistent. The six movies that were represented that day are

  • Chaandni Chowk             1954
  • Aas Ka Panchhi               1961
  • Aadhi Raat Ke Baad         1965
  • Zanjeer                          1973
  • Hamshakal                      1974
  • Bhola Bhaalaa                 1978

The first four films on this list above are already fully represented on our blog. The reprisal song for today is from the 1978 film ‘Bhola Bhaala’. This film is directed by Satpal, under the banner of Venkteshewara Pictures, Bombay. The cast of actors is listed as Rajesh Khanna, Rekha, Maushumi Chatterjee, Joginder, Satyen Kappu, Sulochana, Pinchoo Kapoor, V Gopal, Sudhir Thakkar, Jankidas, Rajkumar, Devraj, Master Chiku, Shakti, Ashu, Deven Verma, Jagdeep, Sudhir, Ratnamala, Raj Mehra, and Aruna Irani.

The six songs in this film are all penned by Anand Bakshi. Music direction is by RD Burman. This is the third song of this film to appear on our blog.

On screen, this song is lip synced by Rajesh Khanna, disguised as a sanyaasi. Rekha also appears in this song, as the main dancer attraction. She is also wearing saffron clothes, but she is not lip syncing. Apparently, a certain rich man is making an offering of a costly chhatr (‘छत्र’), as he has been blessed with a son after a very long wait.

This song seems to be a song of deception, to steal that costly offering. I have not seen this film, and so I request other knowledgeable readers to please add more information about this film and this song situation.

Video

Audio

Song – Dheere Dheere Naach Ri Jogan (Bhola Bhaala) (1978) Singer – Kishore Kumar, Lyrics – Anand Bakshi, MD – RD Burman
Chorus

Lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

dheere dheere naach ri jogan
paayal thhak nahin jaaye
prabhu darshan ke samay kisi ki
palak jhapak nahin jaaye
prabhu darshan ke samay
kisi ki 
palak jhapak nahin jaaye

dheere dheere naach ri jogan
paayal thhak nahin jaaye
prabhu darshan ke samay kisi ki
palak jhapak nahin jaaye
prabhu darshan ke samay kisi ki
palak jhapak nahin jaaye

sab jaage hain
sab soye hain
sab jaage hain
sab soye hain
maaya ke jaal mein khoye hain
kaun hain saadhu oo
kaun hain daaku oo
kaun hain saadhu
kaun hain daaku
kisi pe shaq nahin jaa..aaye
teri paayal thhak nahin jaaye
prabhu darshan ke samay
kisi ki 
palak jhapak nahin jaa..aaye
prabhu darshan ke samay
kisi ki
palak jhapak nahin jaaye

teri paayal ki..ee
jhankaar kahe
teri paayal ki
jhankaar kahe
har ek bhagat taiyyaar rahe
aise samay mein..ae
dil koyi..ee
aise samay mein dil koyi
naadan dhadak nahin jaa..aaye
teri paayal thhak nahin jaaye
prabhu darshan ke samay kisi ki
palak jhapak nahin jaa..aaye
prabhu darshan ke samay kisi ki
palak jhapak nahin jaaye

[Dialogue: maharaj chhatra aa rahaa hain
pooja ki saamagri taiyyaar rakhiye!]

[shankar ji ki krupa se
baarah saal ke baad sethji ke ghar
ladka paida hua hai!]

[tabhi to chhatra chadhaa rahe hain
do laakh ka!]
[aayiye aayiye aayiye
aayiye aayiye!]

ab darshan honay waala hain
kuchh arpan honay waala hain
hoshiyaa..aar
ek ki baat kisi duje ke
kaanon tak nahin jaa..aaye
paayal thhak nahin jaaye
prabhu darshan ke samay kisi ki
palak jhapak nahin jaa..aaye
prabhu darshan ke samay kisi ki
palak jhapak nahin jaaye

dheere dheere naach ri jogan
paayal thhak nahin jaaye
prabhu darshan ke samay kisi ki 
palak jhapak nahin jaa..aaye
prabhu darshan ke samay kisi ki
palak jhapak nahin jaaye

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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धीरे धीरे नाच री जोगन
पायल थक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
धीरे धीरे नाच री जोगन
पायल थक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी की
पलक झपक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी की
पलक झपक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए

धीरे धीरे नाच री जोगन
पायल थक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
धीरे धीरे नाच री जोगन
पायल थक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी की
पलक झपक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी की
पलक झपक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए

सब जागे हैं
सब सोये हैं
सब जागे हैं
सब सोये हैं
माया के जाल में खोये हैं
कौन हैं साधू॰॰ऊ
कौन हैं डाकू॰॰ऊ
कौन हैं साधू
कौन हैं डाकू
किसी पे शक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
तेरी पायल थक नहीं जाए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी की
पलक झपक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी की
पलक झपक नहीं जाए

तेरी पायल की॰॰ई
झंकार कहे ए
तेरी पायल की
झंकार कहे
हर एक भगत तैयार रहे
ऐसे समय में
दिल कोई ई
ऐसे समय में
दिल कोई
नादान धड़क नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
तेरी पायल थक नहीं जाए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी की
पलक झपक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी की
पलक झपक नहीं जाए

[संवाद-
महाराज छत्र आ रहा हैं
पूजा की सामग्री तैयार रखिये,]

[शंकर जी की कृपा से
बारह साल के बाद सेठजी के घर
लड़का पैदा हुआ हैं,
तभी तो छत्र चढ़ा रहे हैं
दो लाख का !!]
[आईये आईये आईये
आईये आईये …!!! ]

अब दर्शन होने वाला हैं
कुछ अर्पण होने वाला हैं
होशियार
एक की बात किसी दूजे के
कानों तक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए ए
तेरी पायल थक नहीं जाए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी कि
पलक झपक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी कि
पलक झपक नहीं जाए

धीरे धीरे नाच री जोगन
पायल थक नहीं जाए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी की
पलक झपक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी की
पलक झपक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए



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 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 : 3963 Post No. : 15043

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2009-19) – Song No. 32
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Another date, and another look at our blog’s history. Ten years ago – well just a thought came to mind. If, say, we were more than two decades active with this blog, and then this idea occurred that we should start looking at our history, then guess, what would be the title of this series.  🙂 🙂  Nothing so straightforward as ‘Blog 10-Year Challenge’. The title then would be ‘Bees Saal Baad’. Sadly enough, there is no film in Hindi cinema history that talks something about a 10 year gap. 😀 😀

Coming to 25th May of 2009. Quite as regularly, six songs were posted that day. The films covered were

  1. Patita                                 1953
  2. Shabnam                           1964
  3. Main Suhaagan Hoon       1964
  4. Ganwaar                            1970
  5. Naina                                 1973
  6. Asha                                   1980

Of these six films, all but one have already been yippeee’d. The one remaining film is ‘Naina’ from 1973.

This film is one of those which suffered delays because of the unexpected departure of Rajshri from India. Rajshri, daughter of V Shantaram from his second wife Jaishree, made her debut as a child artist at the age of 4, in V Shantaram’s film – ‘Dr Kotnis Ki Amar Kahani’ (1948). She continued to appear in child roles for the next decade or so, all appearances in her father’s films – ‘Bhool’ in 1949 and ‘Subah Ka Taara’ in 1954. In 1961, she appears in a side role in the film ‘Stree’.

Her break in commercial cinema other than her father’s productions came in 1963, when she was cast opposite to Manoj Kumar in two films ‘Ghar Basa Ke Dekho’ and ‘Grahasthi’. Then in 1964, V Shantaram produced another musical spectacle – ‘Geet Gaaya Patthron Ne’, in which he cast Rajshri opposite to Jeetendra in his debut role as a hero. The same year we also see her in ‘Ji Chaahta Hai’ with Joy Mukherji and ‘Shehnai’ with Biswajit. Her career seems to be taking off well, as she is being actively cast opposite to the top line leading men in the industry.

1965 she gets into top casting with Shammi Kapoor in ‘Jaanwar’. The same year, we have another Biswajit starrer – ‘Do Dil’. The next year, she makes her presence felt with ‘Mohabbat Zindagi Hai’, working opposite to Dharmendra. In the same year, another film with Biswajit – ‘Sagaai’. About this time, the preparations are on for a supposed blockbuster, a film that went to multiple foreign locations, stringing in a loose story and a large cast of actors, led by Raj Kapoor and Rajshri. She was really in the top bracket now. Being the leading lady with Raj Kapoor as the hero, was still a big thing at that time.

But then, destiny intervened. Working on locations in the US, she met with an American young man – Greg Chapman, and promptly fell in love. They got married in 1969, and off she went and settled in the US – in Los Angeles, where she still lives with her husband, together managing their clothing business. A number of producers in Bombay got badly hit by this move, with the films and projects that had been launched and even partly made, with Rajshri in the lead. There was a lot of mixed press that happened at that time, when she announced to just up and leave India, and leave her work and career too.

In 1967, two films were released – ‘Dil Ne Pukaara’ with Shashi Kapoor, and ‘Gunahon Ka Devta’ with Jeetendra. In 1968 came ‘Brahmchari’ again with Shammi Kapoor, probably the last film that she completed before her departure from India. In 1968, also came ‘Suhaagraat’ working with Jeetendra again. I remember clearly, in one of the film magazines, maybe Madhuri or some other – a photograph of Rajshri appeared. And the caption of that photo was – “सुहागरात पूरी हो या न हो, मैं तो चली।” (“Whether Suhaagraat (literally the nuptial night) is accomplished or not, I am going”). That caption drew a lot of attention at that time. Essentially, the shooting work of ‘Suhaagraat’ was not complete when she left. The producer and director somehow assembled the material that was already shot, and then improvised to complete the rest of the scenes without the physical presence of Rajshri. E.g. the song “Ho Ganga Maiya Main Jab Tak Ki Paani Rahe” – just view the video of this song. Except for a couple or three close ups which seem to be stock shots from some other scene, in the scenes where Rajshri’s presence is required, the director has been clever enough to not close up the camera to the lady’s face. In the entire song one does not get to see clearly, the face of the lady in white. In one of the scenes a lady’s hands are shown carrying flowers and running towards the River Ganga – the face of the lady is not shown. This entire song was improvised, as were few other shots in the film.

Now coming to ‘Naina’. The release date of this film as 1973 anyway sounds dubious since Rajshri had already left India in 1969-70 time frame. I remember having read, once again in film magazine of that era, that the producer, sitting on a partially completed film, and having failed to convince Rajshri to cooperate to get it to completion, made a decision to modify the storyline, include an accidental death of the character played by Rajshri, bring in another female lead – Moushumi Chatterji, bring in one more dancer – Padma Khanna, and completed the film. The film in its final production was very different from the original conception. A couple of songs and some scenes with Rajshri are retained. And the rest of the storyline was changed and re-shot. And yes, Moshumi Chatterji gets the top billing, ahead of Rajshri.

The film is produced by Shakti International and is directed by Kanak Mishra. Geet Kosh lists seven songs for this film, written by three songwriters – Hasrat Jaipuri, Indiwar and Kaifi Azmi. Music is by Shanker Jiakishan. The star cast is listed as Shashi Kapoor, Moushumi Chatterjee, Rajshri, Rehman, Akashdeep, Devid, Padma Khanna, Sanjana, Shaukat Kaifi, Praveen Pal, Madhumati, Jagirdar, Nagar, Samson, Firoza, Tirath, Paulson, Dhanraj, Sitaram, Krishan Kumar, Radheshyam, Jugnu, Darpan, Sidharth, Farida Jalal, and AK Hangal.

Coming to this song today. As I remembered, and then again scanned this film today, this song is not present in the film. Possibly this is another casualty of the change in storyline. The song is recorded and is part of the records that were released for this film. But it is not carried in the film.

The lyrics are written by Hasrat Jaipuri. Music is by Shanker Jaikishan – in all likelihood, this music would have been scored prior to the passing away of Jaikishan in 1971. The singing voice is of Sharda. The song is a sad, ‘chal ud ja re panchhi’ type of song. Maybe, after the change in storyline, the director found it difficult to fit it into the revised scheme.

A very well written, very well composed and very well sung song this one is. I am sure you will also like it very much.

 


Song – Mann Ke Panchhi Kahin Door Chal Door Chal (Naina) (1973) Singer – Sharda, Lyrics – Hasrat Jaipuri, MD – Shanker Jaikishan

Lyrics

hmmmm hmm hmmmmm hmmmmm
hmmmm hmm hmmmmm hmmmmm

mann ke panchhi kahin door chal door chal
is chaman mein to apna guzaara nahin
gair ki hai dagar
gair ka hai nagar
saans lene ka bhi ek sahaara nahin
mann ke panchhi kahin. . .

koi humdum nahin
na wafaadaar hai
zindagi ab to jeene se bezaar hai
koi humdum nahin
na wafaadaar hai
zindagi ab to jeene se bezaar hai
gham ke toofaan hain
jis taraf dekhiye
aur toofaan mein koi kinaara nahin
mann ke panchhi kahin door chal door chal
is chaman mein to apna guzaara nahin
mann ke panchhi kahin. . .

hum ne dekhe yahaan
pathhron ke sanam
pooj kar bhi jinhen
hum to pachhtaayen hain
hum ye dekhe yahaan
pathhron ke sanam
pooj kar bhi jinhen
hum to pachhtaayen hain
zindagi ke liye haath phailaayen hum
aisa jeena to hum ko gawaara nahin
mann ke panchhi kahin door chal door chal
is chaman mein to apna guzaara nahin
mann ke panchhi kahin. . .

ye zameen beraham
aasmaan pur-sitam
in hadon se bhi aage
nikal jaayen hum
ye zameen beraham
aasmaan pur-sitam
in hadon se bhi aage
nikal jaayen hum
aasmaanon pe bhagwan bhi khaamosh hai
aisi kismet hai koi hamaara nahin
mann ke panchhi kahin door chal door chal
is chaman mein to apna guzaara nahin

mann ke panchhi kahin door chal door chal
is chaman mein to apna guzaara nahin
gair ki hai dagar
gair ka hai nagar
saans lene ka bhi ek sahaara nahin
mann ke panchhi kahin. . .

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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हम्मममम हम्म हम्ममम हम्ममम
हम्मममम हम्म हम्ममम हम्ममम

मन के पंछी कहीं दूर चल दूर चल
इस चमन में तो अपना गुज़ारा नहीं
गैर की है डगर
गैर का है नगर
सांस लेने का भी एक सहारा नहीं
मन के पंछी कहीं॰ ॰ ॰

कोई हमदम नहीं
ना वफादार है
ज़िंदगी अब तो जीने से बेज़ार है
कोई हमदम नहीं
ना वफादार है
ज़िंदगी अब तो जीने से बेज़ार है
ग़म के तूफान हैं
जिस तरफ देखिये
और तूफां में कोई किनारा नहीं
मन के पंछी कहीं दूर चल दूर चल
इस चमन में तो अपना गुज़ारा नहीं
मन के पंछी कहीं॰ ॰ ॰

हम ने देखे यहाँ
पत्थरों के सनम
पूज कर भी जिन्हें
हम तो पछताए हैं
हम ने देखे यहाँ
पत्थरों के सनम
पूज कर भी जिन्हें
हम तो पछताए हैं
ज़िंदगी के लिए हाथ फैलाएँ हम
ऐसा जीना तो हमको गवारा नहीं
मन के पंछी कहीं दूर चल दूर चल
इस चमन में तो अपना गुज़ारा नहीं
मन के पंछी कहीं॰ ॰ ॰

ये ज़मीन बेरहम
आसमान पुर-सितम
इन हदों से भी आगे
निकल जाएँ हम
ये ज़मीन बेरहम
आसमान पुर-सितम
इन हदों से भी आगे
निकल जाएँ हम
आसमानों पे भगवन भी खामोश है
ऐसी किस्मत है कोई हमारा नहीं
मन के पंछी कहीं दूर चल दूर चल
इस चमन में तो अपना गुज़ारा नहीं

मन के पंछी कहीं दूर चल दूर चल
इस चमन में तो अपना गुज़ारा नहीं
गैर की है डगर
गैर का है नगर
सांस लेने का भी एक सहारा नहीं
मन के पंछी कहीं॰ ॰ ॰

 


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 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 : 3949 Post No. : 15025

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2009-19) – Song No. 31
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Aah, the heady days of a decade before. Posting six songs was quite the norm. On 11th May, the following films got represented on the blog.

Mashaal

1950
Hamraaz 1967
Aankhen 1968
Parichay 1972
Ghar 1978
Nikaah

1982

Believe it or not, except for ‘Ghar’, all the remaining films made their debut on the blog that day. As I check the record of the films over the intervening years, five of the films have completed their tenure, and all their songs are now showcased here. Just one of these films has not yet been yippeee’d. And that is ‘Nikaah’ from 1982.

When ‘Nikaah’ hit the theatres in 1982, it did create a popular flutter. The doe eyed Salma Agha caught the fancy of the audiences early on. For a brief time, she was quite a rage. Then, the second quality of this film, that drew crowds and appreciation, was the music and the songs. Practically all the songs were hits, and have enjoyed lasting popularity and appeal.

The film has six songs, and four of them have already occupied their places on the blog. Browsing the list, one is once again struck with wonderment and praise, for the songs are –

Beete Huye Lamhon Ki Kasak Saath To Hogi
Dil Ke Armaan Aansuon Mein Beh Gaye
Fazaa Bhi Hai Jawaan Jawaan
Dil Ki Ye Aarzoo Thhi Koi Dilruba Miley

Fabulous songs, each one of them. Now about the remaining songs of this film. There is one qawwaali song, which is more or less incidental in the film. It is the other remaining song that is notable, unique and having its own claim to fame.

Ghulam Ali does not need any introduction to the readers. This phenomenal singer, was quite a rage in India during the 1980s and 90s. Even today, his performances are enthralling and much awaited. It is quite sad that his performance trips to India have become a victim of politics.

When this film was released, it was acknowledged that BR Chopra had accomplished almost a coup, in being successful to have a song, a ghazal actually, sung by this popular and legendary singer, included in the film. I am not sure, but perhaps this is the only instance of Ghulam Ali’s voice being a part of a Hindi film.
[Ed Note: Based on the inputs received from Anekant ji and Sadanand ji, in the comments section below – certainly this song is not the only instance of Ghulam Ali singing for Hindi films. Thanks to both for this important update. 🙂 ]

And so, as I was checking the details, I was quite taken by surprise that this song is not yet posted here on our blog. Well, today, it comes on board.

For its times, this film was a bold statement addressing social issues relating to marriage and divorce in the Muslim community. The predicament of the lady getting a raw deal in life at the hands of a whimsical male partner, whose bizarre behavior and fanciful decisions are quite supported by the norms of the society, completely unmindful of the traumatizing consequences on the mind and the psyche of the lady – and all that, for no fault of hers.

This famous ghazal, which has been one of the all time favorites outside of the film domain, is penned by Maulaana Hasrat Mohaani.
[Ed Note: Sadanand ji further informs us that this ghazal as a non-filmi creation, is also sung by Jagjit Singh for the the TV Serial ‘Kahkashaan’ (1992) produced by Ali Sardar Jaffrey. That version is already posted on our blog at “Chupke Chupke Raat Din. . .“, by Sadanand ji himself. That post also includes a detailed bio-sketch of the poet, Maulaana Hasrat Mohaani – a very interesting read. Thanks Sadanand ji.]

The music composition is by Ghulam Ali himself. The complete ghazal is of course much longer, and there are various variations in different live performances and other recordings. In the film, only two she’rs are included. There are versions of this ghazal as being in the film, which are apparently longer with more couplets, but those are the handiwork of technology only. Some folks have uploaded longer versions, which are copy-paste extensions of the visual clips, overlaid with additional audio, giving an impression of a longer song in the film. But watching with little attention, one can make out that it is a fake.

On screen, this rendition is performed by the gramophone player. Deepak Prashar, having dismissed and divorced his wife, Salma Agha, is having bouts of depressive regrets, and he misses her. If I recall rightly, it is his birthday celebration, and he invites Salma. In this clip it is cake that we encounter first. Then we see a weepy Deepak listening to this ghazal, as it plays on a gramophone in the room. Salma makes an entry, unnoticed by Deepak, and she witnesses the pain of loss and regret that Deepak is exhibiting. Rest, as part of the story, to be discussed another time.

A salute to this legendary singer from across the border, who has a very solid grounding and training in the Hindustani classical music. And this post brings this popular film to being one short of having all its songs posted here. So the yippee-dom announcement should not be too far off now. 🙂

 


Song – Chupke Chupke Raat Din Aansoo Bahaana Yaad Hai (Nikaan) (1982) Singer – Ghulam Ali, Lyrics – Maulaana Hasrat Mohaani, MD – Ghulam Ali
Chorus

Lyrics

hmmm mmmm mmmm mmmmmm
aaa aaaa aaaaaa
hmmm mmmm mmmm mmmmmm

chupke chupke raat din
aansoo bahaana yaad hai
chupke chupke raat din
aansoo bahaana yaad hai
hum ko ab tak aashiqui ka wo
zamaana yaad hai
chupke chupke raat din
aansoo bahaana yaad hai

khench lena wo mera
parde ka kona daf-attan
khench lena wo mera
parde ka kona daf-attan
aur dupatte se wo tera
munh chhupaana yaad hai
hum ko ab tak aashiqui ka wo
zamaana yaad hai
chupke chupke raat din
aansoo bahaana yaad hai

dopehar ki dhoop mein
mere bulaane ke liye
dopehar kid hoop mein
mere bulaane ke liye
wo tera kothe pe
nange paanv aana yaad hai
hum ko ab tak aashiqui ka wo
zamaana yaad hai
chupke chupke raat din
aansoo bahaana yaad hai

hmmmmm hmmmmmm hmmm hmmm hmmm
aaaa aaaa aaaa
hmmmmm hmmmmmm
hmmm hmmmm hmmmm
hmmm hmmmm hmmmm
hmmmm hmmmm hmmm
hmmmm hmmmm hmmm

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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हम्मम म्ममम म्ममम म्मममममम
आs आsss आsssss
हम्मम म्ममम म्ममम म्मममममम

चुपके चुपके रात दिन
आँसू बहाना याद है
चुपके चुपके रात दिन
आँसू बहाना याद है
हमको अब तक आशिकी का
वो ज़माना याद है
चुपके चुपके रात दिन
आँसू बहाना याद है

खेंच लेना वो मेरा
पर्दे का कोना दफ़-अतन
खेंच लेना वो मेरा
पर्दे का कोना दफ़-अतन
और दुपट्टे से वो तेरा
मुंह छुपाना याद है
हमको अब तक आशिकी का
वो ज़माना याद है
चुपके चुपके रात दिन
आँसू बहाना याद है

दोपहर की धूप में
मेरे बुलाने के लिए
दोपहर की धूप में
मेरे बुलाने के लिए
वो तेरा कोठे पे
नंगे पाँव आना याद है
हमको अब तक आशिकी का
वो ज़माना याद है
चुपके चुपके रात दिन
आँसू बहाना याद है

हम्मममम हम्ममममम हम्मम हम्मम हम्मम
आss आss आsss
हम्मममम हम्ममममम
हम्मम हम्ममम हम्ममम
हम्मम हम्ममम हम्ममम
हम्मममम हम्ममम हम्मम
हम्मममम हम्ममम हम्मम

 

 


This article is written by Peevesie’s Mom, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in other sites without the knowledge and consent of the web administrator of atulsongaday.me, then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Blog Day : 3939 Post No. : 15015

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2009-19) – Song No. 30
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May 1st 2019. International Labour Day. Also happens to be the date when the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat came into being from the erstwhile Bombay state in the year 1960. This happened as a consequence of the States Re-organisation Act of 1956 which defined boundaries for the states within India on the basis of languages. The Bombay State, that was formed by this act, was composed of different areas where Marathi, Gujarati, Kutchi and Konkani were spoken. There was a movement since 1956, which demanded that the state of Bombay be re-organised further on the basis of areas where Gujarati and Kutchi was a major language and other where Marathi and Konkani was majorly spoken. So, The Bombay Reorganization Act was enacted in the Indian Parliament on 25th April 1960 and the states of Gujarat and Maharashtra were born on 1st May 1960. That makes Gujarat and Maharashtra 59 years old today.

On the day these two states were born Prafulla Chandra Dey turned 41. He had already made a debut in the world of film music in the ’40s with the movie “Tamanna” which had music by his paternal uncle Krishna Chandra Dey and had a hit duet with Suraiya “Jago Aayee Usha Ponchi Boley Jago”. From then on he made his way into the hearts of music lovers across the country and sang in many Indian langauges – Bhojpuri,Magadhi, Maithili, Ounjabi, Assamese, Odia, Konkani, Sindhi, Gujarati, Marathi, Konkani, Malayalam and Nepali in addition to Hindi and Bengali.

He was trained in singing initially by his paternal uncle Krishna Chandra Dey and Ustaad Dabir Khan. He was credited with the success of Indian Classical Movies in Indian commercial movies. How can anyone forget the Raga-based songs “Sur na saje kya gaaun maain” or “Kaun aaya mere mann ke dwaare payal ki jhankar liye”. But his “Aao twist karien” and “ae bhai zara dekh ke chalo” were equally popular. He might have sung his first duet “subah ki pehli kiran” with Kishore Kumar in 1952 but their association on “ek chatur naar karke shingaar” is unforgettable. He has shared the recording studio with all the major singers of the time till the ’90s haing sung under the baton of most of India’s music directors beginning with K.C. Dey in “Tamanna” in 1942 to Shamir Tandon in 2006- that last song of Prafulla Chandra Dey a.k.a Manna Dey has been posted on the blog Duniya Waalon Ko Nahin Kuchh Bhi Khabar. Almost 102 music directors.

Now coming to the Blog Ten Year Challenge the songs that were posted on the 1st of May 2009 were:-
(1) Daa dir daaraa.. meri laadli(Andaaz)(1949) it had 2 comments and the movie is YYIIPPEEEED!
(2) Ghadi Ghadi Mora Dil Dhadke (Madhumati)(1958) had 7 comments, movie is YYIIPPEEEED!
(3) Masti mein chhed ke taraana koyi dil ka (Haqeeqat)(1964) had 4 comments, movie is YYIIPPEEEED
(4) Naach meri jaan fataafaat (Main Sundar Hoon)(1971) had 11 comments, movie is YYIIPPEEEED!!
(5) Do kadam tum bhi chalo (Ek Haseena Do Deewaane)(1972) had 6 songs with a multiple version song of which 2 are posted. (the sad Mukesh solo version is not yet posted)
(6) Haan pehli baar ek ladki mera haath pakad kar (Aur Kaun)(1979) had 12 comments and 1 out of 4 songs of this movie has been posted

The song with this post is from the 1972 romantic movie “Ek Haseena Do Diwane” which was produced by RG Films Kantibhai Zaveri and directed by S.M. Abbas. the movie had Jeetendra and Babita in the lead with Vinod Khanna as the villain. Om Prakash, Nirupa Roy, Shammi- played the elders and Johnny Walker headed a large supporting cast. The movie’s story in a nutshell as given by wikipedia-
Amar, the Nainital-based, orthodox and traditional person, obtains a degree in Engineering and re-locates to Bombay for employment. After doing so, he decides to assist his friend, Prakash, woo a wealthy and educated woman, Neeta but ends up falling in love and marrying her himself much to the chagrin of her father. Shortly after the marriage, he takes her to visit his widowed-schoolteacher mother, but she has gone on an outing. They return, and shortly thereafter arguments ensue, which escalate to such an extent that Amar assaults her, compelling her to return to her parents’ home. When she insists on a divorce – Amar refuses until and unless she lives with him for 15 days in order to create a false scenario of a happy marriage for his mother.

The song with today’s post is sung by Johnny Walker in the movie with two unknown ladies pestering him. it was a song I loved the instant I saw it. it has interlude music lifted from “Rattan”, “Pyaasa” and “Badi Behan” to add the comic element. It is written by Qamar Jalalabadi and Kalyanji Anandji were the music composers. The song brings out the full range that Manna Da was capable of.

Here I must confess that had I not attended the R.M.I.M last month i would have forgotten that Manna Dey would have turned 100 today if he had been there. Thinking of Manna Dey ……….

Audio

Video

Song-Hey re raama raam kasam kaisa aaya ye zamaana (Ek Haseena Do Deewaane)(1972) Singer-Manna Dey, Lyrics-Qamar Jalalabadi, MD-Kalyanji Anandji
Chorus

Lyrics

hey re raama
hey re raama raam kasam kaisa aaya ee zamaana
hey re raama ram kasam kaisa aaya e zamaana
mardan ka dekho kaise chhede hai janaana
mardan ka dekho kaise chhede hai janaana
(yahaan wahaan haath mat lagiyo haan)
haath lagaiho to jaiho main thaana bachaana
koi police ko bulaana bulaana
hey re raama
hey re raama raam kasam kaisa aaya ee zamaana

petticoat waalone diya humka maar
petticoat waalone diya humka maar
jabse inka dekha hua hai bantaadhaar
chhoriyan ka pyaar jhootha
pyaar ka vyopar jhootha
roop ka singar jhootha
mukh ka nikahar jhootha
aar jhootha
paar jhootha
yaari jhoothi
yaar jhootha
inse na neha lagaana lagaana
hey re raama
hey re raama raam kasam kaisa aaya ee zamaana

arre aaj tore bhaktan ka patla hai haal
aaj tore bhaktan ka patla hai haal
jai jai jai jai bajrangbali
aayi bala taal
natkhat naar khoti
kajre ki dhaar khoti
lat ki funkar khoti
ankhiyon ki maar khoti
choodi ki jhankaar khoti
chhori hushiyaar khoti
jhaanse mein inke kabahu na aana
hey re raama
hey re raama raam kasam kaisa aaya ee zamaana
mardan ka dekho kaise chhede hai janaana
haath lagaiho to jaiho main thaana
koi police ko bulaana bulaana
hey re raama
hey re raama raam kasam kaisa aaya ee zamaana

jinhen desh par garv hai u kahaan hai kahaan hai kahaan hai
ee galiyo ee koochhe e fashion ke bazaar
ee bechaare mardan pe naari ki lalkaar
chun chun ke bharat ke netan ka laao
(hey nutan
humaare hote huye nutan

hmm hmm hmm
nutan naahin netan
huyi gaya kabaada)
phir se leo
chun chun ke bhaarat ke netan ka laao
netan ka inke ee nakhre dikhaao
yadi ee karihen more dil ka bhojan
to kaise hoyega parivaar niyojan
kahaan hai kahaan hai kahaan hai kahaan hai
(yahaan hai
top
arre baap re)
koi police ko bulaana bulaana
hey re raama
hey re raama raam kasam kaisa aaya ee zamaana
hey re raama
hoye re raama
hey re raama
hoye re raama
hey re raama.
bhaag raam
hey re raama
bhaag raama


This article is written by Peevesie’s Mom, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in other sites without the knowledge and consent of the web administrator of atulsongaday.me, then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Blog Day : 3925 Post No. : 14993

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2009-19) – Song No. 29
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Hullo to all in Atuldom

Dil Ka Nazraana Le O Dildaar Le” – this was the debut post of the 1973 movie “Chalaak” which was directed by someone called RK Banerjee. All these years I had only heard this song. Thanks to the ongoing ten-year challenge series I landed on the post of the song which had been popular in the 70s and is still heard on Vividh Bharti (All India Radio), I learnt that it was a Kiran Kumar – Radha Saluja song, which movie etc.

I landed on that post because of this “Mann Gaaye Wo Taraana“. Now this is another song that was popular on the radio in those days and is still heard sometimes on radio. I learnt that this is a piano song with Alka at the piano and Kiran Kumar in a jeep.

Radha Saluja and Alka are lost to followers of Bollywood and Kiran Kumar has turned to doing character roles or supporting roles since 1988 when we saw him in Rakesh Roshan’s “Khudgarz”. The rest of the cast of this movie comprised of Bhram Bharadwaj, Ajit, Danny, Lalita Kumari, P Jairaj, Gautam Sareen (in friendly appearances) alongwith Keshto Mukherjee, Jayshree T, Jagdish Raj etc. The synopsis of the movie as given on IMDB is

Monica Kapoor (Radha Saluja) lives a wealthy lifestyle in London, England. When she hears that her estranged brother, Kishan (Bhram Bharadwaj), has been killed while traveling in a train, she returns home to India and asks his much younger and drop dead gorgeous widow, Shobha (Alka), to move out so that she could sell the house, pick up the cash, return to London and get married to her boyfriend, Manoj (Danny). She does get to sell the house and compels Shobha to move in with Kishan’s friend, Amar (Kiran Kumar), but Manoj steals the cash and disappears. Humbled by this incident, Monica also moves in with Amar and Shobha, as well as Amar’s younger brother, Chickoo, and ends up falling in love with Amar. She decides to marry him at the Registrar’s Office. When he does not show, she returns home and finds him getting intimate with Shobha. What Monica does not know is that Amar is not who he claims to be but is, in fact, an escaped convict, who is determined to marry Shobha and get her to reveal the secret location of some gold bars.

Looks like it was a typical masaala film (should see it when I get some time).

There were 6 posts on 17th of April 2009:

Koi Humdum Na Raha

Tum Apni Saheli Ko

Raina Beeti Jaaye

Mann Gaaye Wo Taraana

Tera Mera Saath Rahe

Rootha Hai To Manaa Lenge

Of these ‘Jhumroo’, ‘Amar Prem’ and ‘Jwaar Bhaata’ have all their songs on the blog that means these movies have been YYIIPPEEEED! ‘Samaaj Ko Badal Daalo’ has three songs left and ‘Saudaagar’ has two left. ‘Chalaak’ has only two songs on the blog. Here is the third. It is written by Hasrat Jaipuri and Ganesh is the music director. It has playback by Asha Bhonsle.

 

Song – Yahaan Kaun Hai Jo Tera Hai  (Chaalaak) (1973) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Hasrat Jaipuri, MD – Ganesh

Lyrics

mmm
yahaan kaun
tera hai
(hic)
ch ch ch ch
yahaan kaun hai jo tera hai
mere dil sambhal andhera hai
yahaan kaun hai jo tera hai
mere dil sambhal andhera hai
ye jahaan hai kya
har aadmi
haa aaaa
lutera hai
yahaan kaun hai jo tera hai

aaaaa aaaa aaaaaaa

pyar ke ye mahal
gir padi haaye re ek pal mein
la la la laa
jhoota wo sahaara tha
haye na hamara tha
phir hamein
karni padi hai maikashi
ye jahan hai kya har aadmi
haa aa
lutera hai
yahaan kaun hai jo tera hai
mere dil sambhal andhera hai
yahaan kaun hai jo tera hai

kyun yakeen
hum karein
patharon ka shehar ye zamaana
la la la laa
duniya kab hamaari hai
lakdi ki kataari hai
le mujhe
baahon mein le ae bekhudi
ye jahan hai kya har aadmi
aa aaa
lutera hai
yahaan kaun hai jo tera hai
mere dil sambhal andhera hai
yahaan kaun hai jo tera hai

aaaaa aaaa aaaaaaa

dil mera
bhar gaya
kyun jeeyun
kis liye iss jahaan mein
la la la laa
aansoon har taraana hai
apna jo begaana hai
arre hai yahaan ghaayal jawaan zindagi
ye jahan hai kya har aadmi
haa oo
lutera hai
yahaan kaun hai jo tera hai
mere dil sambhal andhera hai
ye jahaan hai kya har aadmi
haa aaaa
lootera (hic)
yahaan kaun hai
jo tera hai
(hic)

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir Kapur)
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म्ममम
यहाँ कौन
तेरा है
(हिक)
च च च च
यहाँ कौन है जो तेरा है
मेरे दिल संभाल अंधेरा है
यहाँ कौन है जो तेरा है
मेरे दिल संभाल अंधेरा है
ये जहां है क्या
हर आदमी
हा आ
लुटेरा है
यहाँ कौन है जो तेरा है

आssss आsss आssssss

प्यार के ये महल
गिर पड़े हाए रे एक पल में
ला ला ला ला॰॰
झूठ वो सहारा था
हाए ना हमारा था
फिर हमें
करनी पड़ी है मैकशी
ये जहां है क्या
हर आदमी
हा आ
लुटेरा है
यहाँ कौन है जो तेरा है
मेरे दिल संभाल अंधेरा है
यहाँ कौन है जो तेरा है

क्यों यकीन
हम करें
पत्थरों का शहर ये ज़माना
ला ला ला ला॰॰
दुनिया कब हमारी है
लकड़ी की कटारी है
ले मुझे
बाहों में ले ए बेखुदी
ये जहां है क्या
हर आदमी
आ आ
लुटेरा है
यहाँ कौन है जो तेरा है
मेरे दिल संभाल अंधेरा है
यहाँ कौन है जो तेरा है

आssss आsss आssssss

दिल मेरा
भर गया
क्यों जीऊँ
किस लिए इस जहां में
ला ला ला ला॰॰
आँसू हर तराना है
अपना जो बेगाना है
अरे है यहाँ घायल जवां ज़िंदगी
ये जहां है क्या
हर आदमी
हा ओ
लुटेरा है
यहाँ कौन है जो तेरा है
मेरे दिल संभाल अंधेरा है
यहाँ कौन है जो तेरा है
हा आ
लुटेरा (हिक)
यहाँ कौन है
जो तेरा है
(हिक)


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 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 : 3921 Post No. : 14986

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2009-19) – Song No. 28
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Looking at 13th April of ten years ago, the post score card was six songs.

Ghar Aaya Mera Pardesi Aawaara 1951
Teri Duniya Me Jeene Se To Behtar Hai Ke Mar Jaayen House No 44 1955
Tu Kahan Ye Bataa Is Nasheeli Raat Mein Tere Ghar Ke Saamne 1963
Iktara Bole Yaadgaar 1970
O Neele Parbaton Ki Dhaara Aadmi Aur Insaan 1969
Prem Kahaani Me Ik Ladka Hota Hai Prem Kahaani 1975

Two of the six films represented that day had made their debut – ‘House No. 44’ (1955) and ‘Yaadgaar’ (1970). Of the six films, five are already yippeee’d over the past 10 years. The one film that still awaits all its songs to be posted is ‘Yaadgaar’. Today, we bring to fore the fourth third song of this film, from a total of six songs listed.

Manoj Kumar, having started his career in 1958 with films like ‘Panchaayat’ and ‘Sahaara’, turned a writer and a producer less than a decade later. His first venture was ‘Shaheed’ in released 1965. The film was directed by S Ram Sharma under the banner of KPK Movies, Bombay. Then in 1967, under the new banner of Vishal International, he produced and directed ‘Upkar’. Coming close on the heels of the 1965 conflict with Pakistan, and the sudden demise of Lal Bahadur Shastri in Jan 1966, this film rode a wave of popularity on the sentiments of nationalism and social integration, and became one of the major blockbusters of the 1960s. The film also established the image and tag name of Mr. Bharat for him.

In 1970, he followed it up with ‘Purab Aur Paschim’, again from his own banner of Vishal International, another film that is on the same theme of nationalism and Indian culture, further strengthening that image. The fact that the title role he played in these two films has the name ‘Bharat’ helped a lot, of course.

In 1970 came another film that followed in the footsteps of his earlier creations, with the similar socially relevant theme of nationalism and Indian culture. Although not from the banner of Vishal International (the production house was Kunal Chitra, Bombay), the film was directed by S Ram Sharma, an old friend who had also directed ‘Shaheed’ of 1965. As with ‘Shaheed’, the story and screenplay is written by Manoj Kumar himself.

The cast of actors for this film is listed as Nutan, Manoj Kumar, Pran, Prem Chopra, Kamini Kaushal, Mehmood (Junior), Madan Puri, Tiwari, Mohan Choti, Lalita Chatterjee, Asit Sen, Lakshmichaya, Shammi, Manmohan, Paulson, Jayshree, Kuljeet, Renu, Raj Kishore, Harbans Pape, Kirti Behal, Manohar, Naidu, Beerbal, Hansraj, Shrinath, Mohan Jerry, Dubey, Sabeena, Manohar Gosvai, Kesho Rana, Brahm Bhardwaj, Sobati, Aleeja, Genius, Darshan M, Ravikant, Chandra, Mohan Chhotu, Narbada Shankar, and Ramlal etc. One cannot help but notice a set of names that had had become regular in the cast of actors in his films – Kamini Kaushal, Pran, Madan Puri, Prem Chopra, Asit Sen, Tiwari, Mohan Choti, Manmohan, Shammi etc.

The theme song of this film is “Iktaara Bole, Sun Sun Kya Kahe Ye Tumse”. The song was a major hit in its time, as the film tried to address the malaise of degradation of social values in the Indian society. The song touches upon a series of topics like population, corruption in routine life, fashion, cold war and deteriorating relations between nations, political leaders, religious dogmas etc. The theme runs in parallel to the romantic love interest between Manoj Kumar and Nutan, touching also upon the class/caste conflict in the society.

This song carries forward this message of class/caste conflict and the desire for social equality. The scenario relates to the class conflict in religion. A number of people are waiting outside a temple, to enter and to worship theie God. But the pujari (priest) at the temple, temporarily halts the entry of devotees into the temple, as the chief patron of the temple is expected shortly. Rana Shamsher Singh (role played by Tiwari) is the rich man who has provided the funding for the temple, and so the temple is known by his name – Rana Mandir. As other devotees wait to enter the temple, a war of words breaks out between Bhanu (name of the role played by Manoj Kumar, thankfully not Bharat, as in ‘Upkar’ and ‘Purab Aur Paschim’) and Rana, which turns into this song that tells about God and his relationship to His devotees. The words tell that God is not necessarily housed in the temple, and that He also manifests Himself in many other locations and endeavors that also involve the poor and the downtrodden of the society.

The words of this song are from the pen of Indeewar, who also wrote the iconic “Kasme Waade Pyaar Wafa Sab. . .” for Manoj Kumar’s ‘Upkar’. The music is by Kalyanji Anandji. This music director duo was the regular MDs for Manoj Kumar’s films – ‘Upkar’, ‘Purab Aur Paschim’ and ‘Yaadgar’. But come 1972, Manoj Kumar switched to Laxmikant Pyaarelal with his next venture ‘Shor’.

The singing voice is of Mahendra Kapoor, the playback singer that Manoj Kumar preferred for himself. Listen to this typical ‘Bharat’ message that helped further strengthen the image of Mr Bharat.

Song – Wo Khet Mein Milega, Khalihaan Mein Milega  (Yaadgaar) (1970) Singer – Mahendra Kapoor, Lyrics – Indeewar, MD – Kalyanji Anandji
Chorus
Tiwari

Lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapvaala)

aaye jahaan bhagwaan se pehle
kisi dhanwaan ka naam
us mandir ke dwaar khade khud
royen krishna aur raam

dhanwaan ko pehle miley
bhagwaan ke darshan
darshan ko tarastaa rahey
jo bhakt ho nirdhan
ye dakshina ki reet
ye pandon ke chhalaawe
dukaan mein biktey huye
mandir ke chadhaawe
aise hi agar
aise hi agar dharm ka vyaapar
chalega
bhagwaan ka duniya mein
koi naam na legaa
aisi jageh pe jaa ke tu kuchh bhi na paayega
bhagwaan aisa mandir khud chhod jaayegaa
chhod jaayega
chhod jaayega

bhagwaan raana mandir mein nahin
to aur kahaan milegaa

wo khet mein milega
khalihaan mein milegaa
wo khet mein ae milegaa
khalihaan mein milegaa
bhagwaan to ae bande..ae
bhagwaan to ae bande
insaan mein ae milegaa
wo khet mein milega
khalihaan mein milegaa

dhanwaan jo hai jhoothha..aa
ho ho o o 
shaitaan ke baraabar
aa aa aa aa
nirdhan agar hai sachchaa
bhagwaan ke baraabar
wo dhong mein nahin hai
imaan mein milegaa..aa
wo khet mein milegaa

ganga se bhi hai paawan
ho ho o o 
mazdoor ka paseena
aa aa aa aa
paani na koi samjhe
anmol ye nagina
aise hi paseenon ke nirmaan mein milegaa
wo khet mein milegaa

geeta sunaa rahaa hai..ae
aawaaz mein kalon ki..ee
taqdeer likh rahaa hai
nokon se wo halon ki..ee
mazdoor mein milegaa aa
wo kisaan mein ae milegaa aa
wo khet mein ae milegaa
khalihaan mein milegaa
bhagwaan to ae bande
insaan mein ae milega..aa
wo khet mein milega
khalihaan mein milega
wo khet mein milega
khalihaan mein milega
wo khet mein milega
khalihaan mein milega

bhagwaan to ae bande
insaan mein ae milega

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapvaala)
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आये जहां भगवान से पहले
किसी धनवान का नाम
उस मंदिर के द्वार खड़े खुद
रोयें कृष्ण और राम

धनवान को पहले मिले
भगवान् के दर्शन
दर्शन को तरसता रहे
जो भक्त हो निर्धन
ये दक्षिणा कि रीत
ये पंडों के छलावे
दूकान में बिकते हुए
मंदिर के चढ़ावे
ऐसे ही अगर॰॰र
ऐसे ही अगर धर्म का व्यापार चलेगा
भगवान् का दुनिया में
कोई नाम ना लेगा
ऐसी जगह पे जाके तू कुछ भी न पायेगा
भगवान् ऐसा मंदिर खुद छोड़ जाएगा
छोड़ जाएगा
छोड़ जाएगा

(भगवान् राणा मंदिर में नहीं
तो और कहाँ मिलेगा)

वो खेत में मिलेगा
खलिहान में मिलेगा
वो खेत में ए मिलेगा
खलिहान में मिलेगा
भगवान् तो ए बन्दे॰॰ए
भगवान् तो ए बन्दे
इंसान में ए मिलेगा
वो खेत में मिलेगा
खलिहान में मिलेगा

धनवान जो है झूठा॰॰आ
हो हो ओ ओ
शैतान के बराबर
आ आ आ आ
निर्धन अगर है सच्चा
भगवान् के बराबर
वो ढोंग में नहीं है
ईमान में मिलेगा॰॰आ॰॰आ
वो खेत में मिलेगा

गंगा से भी है पावन
हो हो ओ ओ
मजदूर का पसीना
आ आ आ आ
पानी न कोई समझे
अनमोल ये नगीना
ऐसे ही पसीनों के निर्माण में मिलेगा
वो खेत में मिलेगा

गीता सुना रहा है॰॰ए
आवाज़ में कलों कि॰॰ई
तकदीर लिख रहा है
नोकों से वो हलों की॰॰ई
मजदूर में मिलेगा॰॰आ
वो किसान में ए मिलेगा॰॰आ
वो खेत में मिलेगा
खलिहान में मिलेगा

भगवान् तो ए बन्दे
इंसान में ए मिलेगा॰॰आ     
वो खेत में मिलेगा
खलिहान में मिलेगा
वो खेत में मिलेगा
खलिहान में मिलेगा
वो खेत में मिलेगा
खलिहान में मिलेगा


भगवान् तो ए बन्दे
इंसान में ए मिलेगा

 


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 : 3914 Post No. : 14974

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2009-19) – Song No. 27
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Welcome all to today’s(6 april 2019) post in the ‘Blog Ten Year Challenge Series’. The song I am going to present today is, by the standards of the blog, from a very recent movie ‘Raja Hindustani-1996’. And this is the movie falling under ‘Blog 10-year challenge’ today on 06.04.20019.

On this day ten years ago (viz on 6 april 2009), Songs of following movies were posted on the blog:-

‘Raja Hindustani-1996’
‘Jawaan Mohabbat-1971’
‘Bin Baadal Barsaat-1963’
‘Baap Bete-1959’
‘Chhaliya-1960’
‘Chaand-1959’

All these movies except ‘Raja Hindustani-1996’ have already achieved ‘Yippeeee’ed’ status on the blog. 🙂

If one look back at the years that have passed by after this movie ‘Raja Hindustani-1996’ was released, almost ‘twenty-three’ years have elapsed since. Many things have happened during these twenty-three years in my life. I have been through many changes and shifting of places in my personal life during all these years.

My last post was about my stay at Kota-Rajasthan and my fond memories of that stay. My parents were staying at Parli Vaijnath at that time and my journey to home took thirty-six hours consisting of of train-bus-travel and transit time. The route I would take was Kota to Ratlam by broad gauge train. Ratlam to Purna junction or Indore junction, Indore to Akola and Akola to Parli Vaijnath by bus or Purna to Parli Vaijnath by train of South-Central railway.

Once I had even travelled the complete route by Bus. I travelled from Parli Vaijnath to Akola (seven hours). From Akola I took State Transport Bus for Indore (fourteen hours) and from Indore to Kota another state transport Bus (of MP) travelling almost eight hours.

I was a bachelor then. However, this travel and the journeys continued after my marriage and after having two daughters.

I was still at Kota Site when I got married. So, after that my wife was my co-traveller (:) ) and sometimes we were accompanied by my younger brother or my Father to support us in carrying our luggage. My elder daughter became a new member in our travelling team after her birth. In between my wife was alternatively staying with me for few months and them with my parents at Parli Vaijnath.

Finally, the project at Kota was completed in 1996 and I left for Phulpur-Allahabad leaving my family at Parli Vaijnath.

I reached Phulpur on 15th August 1996 and started there process of settling down there and began looking for a family accommodation so that I could bring my family to stay with me.

I was also doing my graduation through an ‘open university (IGNOU)’ then and did not want to change my study centre Kota. The next examinations were falling due in December and for that I was supposed to travel to Kota again. I attended my exams and took the same route to home via Indore. The Indore connection was important because I had my friends there whose friendship was cultivated by me during my stay at Kota as they were working there for a company from Indore.

I would meet my friends of Indore and spend some time with them. I often stayed at Indore for few days, visited nearby places of interests (tourists places) , some famous temples and watched a few movies also (and that might be a subject of an article in future 🙂 ) But this time, my plan was to visit Kota for my examinations and from there to go to Parli Vaijnath via Indore.

I took a luxury bus from Indore to Akola. This bus had video facility. Those were the days when many people among such bus travellers were quite keen to watch movies in Bus and they would even argue with the transporters if the video was not working. I was more interested in sleeping which was much needed for me because of the previous equally gruelling travel by road.

That day (or rather night) they played two movies back to back. One was ‘Ghatak-1996’ and other was ‘Raja Hindustani-1996’. I watched some parts of these moving in my half-sleep half-awoke state. I liked some songs and some part of both movies. I don’t think I got to watch this movie ‘Raja Hindustani’ again though I recall having watched ‘Ghatak’ again sometime later.

Both the movies were highly successful at the box-office and their music particularly of ‘Raja Hindustani’ was very popular. Both movies earned award nominations and won some of these awards as well.

‘Raja Hindustani-1996’ was directed by Dharmesh Darshan for ‘Cineyug’. It was produced by Alive Morani, Karim Morani and Bunty Soorma. It had Amir Khan, Karisma Kapoor, Suresh Oberoi, Johny Level, Navneet Nishan, Veeru Krishnan, Kunal Khemu (child artist then), Pramod Moutho, Mohnish Behl, Tiku Talsania, Farida Jalal and Archana Puran Singh.

Story of this movie was written by Dharmesh Darshan. And he was co-author in writing the dialogues of this movie alongwith Javed Siddiqui.Editing of this movie was done by Bharat.

Lyrics of this movie were written by Sameer. And as per Wikipedia this movie had total eight songs including two multiple version song (where one song was having three versions).

Music of this movie was composed by Nadeem-Shravan. Whereas the background music was given by Surinder Sodhi.
Alka Yagnik, Alisha Chinai, Bela Sulakhe, Kumar Sanu, Sapna Awasthi, Sapna Mukherjee, Suresh Wadkar and Udit Narayan have given their voices to the songs of this movie.

‘Raja Hindustani-1996’ was released (as per ‘wiki’) on 15th November’1996.

This movie had some very good soundtracks and as mentioned by Atul ji while posting the first song of the movie Aaye ho meri zindagi me tum bahaar banke
, couple of them were reminiscent of the music of the seventies.

When I noted that this movie was eligible for ‘ten-year challenge’, I promptly decided to take up the ‘challenge’. 🙂 I noted that this song has a female version to, and so it was a ‘multiple version’ song. I am sending our editors the lyrics for the female version of this song and requesting them to update the same in the post of this song.

Personally, I like this song Aaye ho meri zindagi me tum bahaar banke (both versions) very much. After watching this movie on that bus journey, this song was playing in my mind for the next few days. Another song “Kitna pyaara tujhe rab ne banaaya” was also very good.

And what to say about the song under discussion ! It was an enormous hit. This song was the highlight of the movie for many people.

The movie was inspired by ‘Jab Jab Phool Khile-1965’. If that 1965 movie had a “pardesi” song viz ‘pardesiyon se ankhiyaan milaana’, then ‘Raja Hindustani-1996’ had ‘its own “pardesi” song, viz Pardesi Pardesi Jaana Nahin’- which is the song under discussion.

The ‘pardesi’ song from ‘Jab Jab Phool Khile’ was a multiple version song having three versions. Not to be left behind, this “Raja Hinustani” song also has three versions. This song plays important role in taking the story of the movie forward. Like when heroine’s father comes to know about his daughter falling in love with a taxi driver, then – when the hero-heroine are separated due to misunderstanding , with heroine’s stepmother sowing seeds of ‘conflict’ further and heroine is also pregnant at this time, and finally third time – in the end when all ends well and the hero and heroine are re-united.

During all those years I had forgotten that this song was a multiple version song with three versions, and the ‘challenge’ hence got compounded for me. I had to listen to this song many times during its drafting. Also, with the female version to the earlier song added this post serve a purpose of ‘four songs’ “)

In the Suresh Wadkar version of ‘pardesi pardesi jaana nahin’ the hero sings couple of lines which in one version is lip synced by the hero and in another version he lip-syncs in Udit Narayan’s voice. Credit for this third version also mentioned the name of Udit Narayan (as taken from ‘wiki’ page of this movie), I think that is correct. I would request knowledgeable readers to throw more light on this and correct please.

With today’s song on the blog plus addition of the female version to the earlier song this movie ‘Raja Hindustani’ will have its five songs covered on the blog.

I know you are eager to listen this song again after so many years so without taking this article too long I am taking you to the song instead which itself is like an ‘epic song’. 🙂

To finish the tale, after reaching Parli Vaijnath, I travelled back to Phulpur, with my wife and daughter accompanying me, with my father also travelling with us to help us in getting settled at Phulpur.

We stayed at Phulpur for a few months, before it was time for my wife to rejoin my parents at Parli Vaijnath in what could be described as a “Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin” situation for me. 🙂

The first part of the song is sung by Sapna Awasthi (lip syncing by Kalpana Iyer), Alka Yagnik (for Pratibha Sinha) and Udit Narayan (lip synced by Aamir Khan).
Second version is sung by Kumar Sanu (on Aamir Khan) and Alka Yagnik (on Karishna Kapoor).
The movie ending third version is sung by Suresh Wadkar (for Johny Lever), Bela Sulakhe (for Navneet Nishan) and Udit Narayan (for Aamir Khan).

Let us now enjoy this wonderful, entertaining and rocking melodious 🙂 song.

Part I (Video) Singers – Sapna Awasthi, Alka Yagnik,Udit Narayan

Part II (Video) Singers – Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik

Part III (Video) Suresh Wadkar, Bela Sulakhe, Udit Narayan

Song-Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin (Raja Hindustani)(1996) Lyrics-Sameer, MD-Nadeem Shrawan

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Lyrics
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(Part-I)
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Main ye nahin kehti ee
Ke pyaar mat karnaa
Kisi musaafir ka magar
Aitbaar mat karnaa aa

Hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
Hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
Hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
Hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke

Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke
Pardesi mere yaaraa aa
Waadaa nibhaana
Mujhe yaad rakhnaa
Kahin bhool naa jaana aa

Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke
Pardesi mere yaaraa
Waadaa nibhaana
Tum yaad rakhnaa
Kahin bhool na jaana

Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke

Maine tumko chaaha
Tumse pyaar kiyaa aa
Sab kuchh tum pe yaar
Apnaa waar diyaa
Maine tumko chaaha
Tumse pyaar kiyaa aa
Sab kuchh tum pe yaar
Apnaa waar diyaa aa
Ban gayi jogan
Maine preet ka jog liyaa
Na sochaa na samjha
Dil ka rog liyaa aa

Pardesi mere yaara aa
Laut ke aana
Tum yaad rakhnaa
Kahin bhool naa jaana aa

Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Tu jaana nahin
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Re jaana nahin
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke

Bhool na jaana aa aa
Bhool na jaana aa aa
Bhool na jaana
o o o o
Har pal meri yaad tumhen tadpaayegi
Main jaagoonga
Neend tumhe naa aayegi
Har pal meri yaad tumhen tadpaayegi

Tadpaayegi ee
Main jaagoonga
Neend tumhen naa aayegi ee
Chhod ke aise haal mein jo tum jaaoge

Tum jaaoge ae
Sach kehta hoon jaan
Bahot pachhtaaoge ae

Pardesi mere yaaraa aa
Mujhe naa rulaana aa
Tum yaad rakhnaa
Kahin bhool na jaana aa

Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Mujhe chhod ke ae ae
Mujhe chhod ke
Pardesi mere yaara aa
Waada nibhaana
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
mujhe yaad rakhna
kahin bhool na jaana

pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke

(dialogues not included)

Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke

Pardesi mere yaara aa
Haan aa aa aa aa aa
Waadaa nibhaanaa aa
Pardesi mere yaara aa
Haan aa aa aa aa aa
Laut ke aanaa aa
Mujhe yaad rakhnaa
Kahin bhool na jaana

O mere pardesi jaana nahin
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke
O mere pardesi jaana nahin
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke

Aa aa aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa
Aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa aa

——————————————————
(Part-II)
—————————————————–

Main ye nahin kehta aa
Ke pyaar mat karnaa aa
Kisi musaafir ka magar
Aitbaar mat karnaa aa

Hmm hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm
Hmm hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm

Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
hmm hmm hmm hmm
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
hmm hmm hmm hmm
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
hmm hmm hmm hmm
Munh mod ke ae
Dil tod ke ae
Pardesi mere yaaraa
Waadaa nibhaana
Mujhe yaad rakhna
Kahin bhool naa jaana aa
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
hmm hmm hmm hmm
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin

hmm hmm hmm hmm
Munh mod ke ae
Dil tod ke ae
Pardesi mere yaaraa
Waadaa nibhaana
Tum yaad rakhnaa
Kahin bhool na jaana
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin

hmm hmm hmm hmm
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke

Aa aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa aa
Haaye ae ae

Aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa
Mere dil mein yoonhi rehna
Tum pyaar pyaar ban ke
Aaye ho meri zindagi mein
tum Bahaar banke ae

Phoolon ke mausam mein milne aate hai
hmm hmm hmm hmm
Patjhad mein panchhi ban kar ud jaate hain
Phoolon ke mausam mein milne aate hain
hmm hmm hmm hmm
Patjhad mein panchhi ban kar ud jaate hain ae
Hansti aankhon ko aansoo de jaate hain
hmm hmm hmm hmm
Waadaa kar ke bhi naa waapas aate hain
Pardesi mere yaara aa
guzraa zamaana aa
Use yaad rakhna
Kahin bhool na jaana aa
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
hmm hmm hmm hmm
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke

Aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa
Aa aa

Bhool naa jaana aa
Bhool naa jaana aa
Bhool naa jaana aa
O o o o
Sach kehte hain duniya waale
Pyaar naa kar

hmm hmm hmm hmm
Pyaar to hai ik rog buraa
Is rog se dar
Sach kehte hain duniya waale
Pyaar naa kar
hmm hmm hmm hmm
Pyaar to hai ik rog buraa
Is rog se dar
Deewaanon ki kismat mein tanhaayi hai
hmm hmm hmm hmm
Ishq ka dooja naam to yaar judaayi hai
Pardesi mere yaaraa aa
Mujhe naa rulaana aa
Tum yaad rakhnaa
Kahin bhool na jaana aa
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin

hmm hmm hmm
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke

Pardesi mere yaaraa
O o o
o o o
o o o
Waadaa nibhaana aa
Pardesi mere yaaraa
O o o
o o o
o o o
o o o
Laut ke aana aa
Mujhe yaad rakhnaa
Kahin bhool na jaana
O mere pardesi jaana nahin
hmm hmm hmm
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke

————————————–
Part III
————————————–
Hmm hmm hmm
Hmm hmm hmm
Pardesi ..
Pardesi …
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Jaana nahin
Hamen chhodke ae
Ho o o
Hamen chhodke ae

Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Tu jaana nahin
Hamen chhodke ae
Hamen chhodke
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Hamen chhodke ae
Hamen chhodke

Hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm
Hmm hmm hmm hmm
Pardesi mere yaaraa
Waadaa nibhaana
Hamen yaad rakhnaa
Kahin bhool na jaana
Pardesi
pardesi
jaana nahin

Mujhe chhodke ae
Mujhe chhodke
Mujhe chhodke
Haan aa
Mujhe chhodke

————————————————————
Devnagri Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
————————————————————
(भाग – १)
—————-
मैं ये नहीं कहती ई
के प्यार मत करना
किसी मुसाफिर का मगर
ऐतबार मत करना आ
हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म
हम्म
हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म
हम्म हम्म हम्म
हम्म हम्म हम्म
हम्म हम्म हम्म
हम्म हम्म हम्म
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके

परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके
परदेसी मेरे यारा आ
वादा निभाना
मुझे याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना आ

परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके
परदेसी मेरे यारा आ
वादा निभाना
तुम याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना आ

परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके

मैंने तुमको चाहा
तुमसे प्यार किया आ
सब कुछ तुम पे यार
अपना वार दिया
मैंने तुमको चाहा
तुमसे प्यार किया आ
सब कुछ तुम पे यार
अपना वार दिया आ
बन गयी जोगन
मैंने प्रीत का जोग लिया
ना सोचा ना समझा
दिल का रोग लिया आ

परदेसी मेरे यारा आ
लौट के आना
तुम याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना आ

परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
तू जाना नहीं
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
रे जाना नहीं
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके

भूल ना जाना आ आ
भूल ना जाना आ आ
भूल ना जाना ओ ओ ओ ओ
हर पल मेरी याद तुम्हे तडपाएगी
मैं जागूँगा
नींद तुम्हे ना आएगी
हर पल मेरी याद तुम्हे तडपाएगी

तडपाएगी ई
मैं जागूँगा
नींद तुम्हे ना आएगी ई
छोडके ऐसे हाल में जो तुम जाओगे

तुम जाओगे ए
सच कहता हूँ जान
बहोत पछताओगे ए

परदेसी मेरे यारा आ
मुझे ना रुलाना आ
तुम याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना आ

परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके
परदेसी मेरे यारा आ
वादा निभाना
मुझे याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना आ

परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके

(कुछ संवाद जो यहाँ पर शामिल नहीं किये गए)

परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके

परदेसी मेरे यारा आ
हाँ आ आ आ आ आ
वादा निभाना आ
परदेसी मेरे यारा आ
हाँ आ आ आ आ आ
लौट के आना आ
मुझे याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना

ओ मेरे परदेसी जाना नहीं
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके
ओ मेरे परदेसी जाना नहीं
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके

आ आ आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ
आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ आ

———————————————————–
(भाग – २)
———————————————————-
मैं ये नहीं कहता आ
के प्यार मत करना आ
किसी मुसाफिर का मगर
ऐतबार मत करना आ

हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म
हम्म हम्म हम्म
हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म
हम्म हम्म हम्म

मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
हम्म हम्म हम्म
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
हम्म हम्म हम्म
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
हम्म हम्म हम्म
मुंह मोडके ए
दिल तोडके ए
परदेसी मेरे यारा
वादा निभाना
मुझे याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना आ
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
हम्म हम्म हम्म
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं

हम्म हम्म हम्म
मुंह मोडके ए
दिल तोड़ के ए
परदेसी मेरे यारा
वादा निभाना
तुम याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं

हम्म हम्म हम्म
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके

आ आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ आ
हाए ए ए

आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ
मेरे दिल में यूंही रहना
तुम प्यार प्यार बन के
आये हो मेरी ज़िन्दगी में
तुम बहार बनके ए

फूलों के मौसम में मिलने आते है
हम्म हम्म हम्म
पतझड़ में पंछी बन कर उड़ जाते हैं
फूलों के मौसम में मिलने आते है
हम्म हम्म हम्म
पतझड़ में पंछी बन कर उड़ जाते हैं
हंसती आँखों को आँसू दे जाते हैं
हम्म हम्म हम्म
वादा कर के भी ना वापस आते हैं
परदेसी मेरे यारा आ
गुजरा ज़माना आ
उसे याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना आ
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
हम्म हम्म हम्म
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके

आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ
आ आ

भूल ना जाना आ
भूल ना जाना आ
भूल ना जाना आ
ओ ओ ओ ओ
सच कहते है दुनिया वाले
प्यार ना कर

हम्म हम्म हम्म
प्यार तो है इक रोग बुरा
इस रोग से डर
सच कहते है दुनिया वाले
प्यार ना कर

हम्म हम्म हम्म
प्यार तो है इक रोग बुरा
इस रोग से डर
दीवानों की किस्मत में तन्हाई हैं

हम्म हम्म हम्म
इश्क का दूजा नाम तो यार जुदाई है
परदेसी मेरे यारा आ
मुझे ना रुलाना आ
तुम याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना आ
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं

हम्म हम्म हम्म
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके

परदेसी मेरे यारा
ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ
वादा निभाना आ
परदेसी मेरे यारा
ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ
लौट के आना आ
मुझे याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना
ओ मेरे परदेसी जाना नहीं
हम्म हम्म हम्म
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके
———————————————————–
(भाग -३)
———————————————————–
हम्म हम्म हम्म
हम्म हम्म हम्म
परदेसी …
परदेसी …
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
जाना नहीं
हमें छोडके ए
हो ओ ओ
हमें छोडके ए

परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
तू जाना नहीं
हमें छोडके ए
हमें छोडके
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
हमें छोडके ए
हमें छोडके
हम्म हम्म हम्म
हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म
परदेसी मेरे यारा
वादा निभाना
हमें याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना
परदेसी
परदेसी
जाना नहीं

मुझे छोडके ए
मुझे छोडके
मुझे छोडके
हाँ आ
मुझे छोडके


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 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 : 3912 Post No. : 14971

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2009-19) – Song No. 26
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Ten years ago, this day – the score card was six films, and six songs. The songs posted on that day are listed below.

 

Naino Me Pyaar Dole Sheroo 1957
Kaare Kaare Baadraa Bhaabhi 1957
Jab Baadal Lahraaya Chhoo Mantar 1956
Dil Pukaare Aare Aare Jewel Thief 1967
Tumhaari Nazar Kyun Khafa Ho Gayi Do Kaliyaan 1968
Har Haseen Cheez Ka Main Talabgaar Hoon Saudaagar 1973

 

Out of the six films, five films have since been Yippeee’d on the blog. I notice this interesting push for completing songs of a film. It seems that the preference is always to complete songs of films from 1950s and 1960s. Most of the time, when we are searching for a suitable selection for this Ten Years Challenge series, the films with songs pending are most likely to be not from 1950s and 1960s. I think it is a combination of preference for the melody and music of those two decades, plus the availability. On these two counts, the films from 1950s and 1960s would score the highest, and hence their quicker movement towards Yippeee status.

The film from this list, which still has songs remaining to be posted, belongs to 1973 – ‘Saudaagar’. When this film appeared in the theatres, the one surprising element was the lead pair – Amitabh Bachchan and Nutan, plus Padma Khanna of course. Once one got to know the storyline though, the choice would be rationalized. But at first sight, Nutan – a fairly senior lead actress by that time, paired opposite to an almost rank new comer, Amitabh Bachchan, at first raised some eyebrows. Nutan, having made her transition from child role (‘Hamaari Beti’, 1950) to lead actress roles with ‘Hum Log’ and ‘Nagina’ in 1951, had over two decades of career behind her. Amitabh, on the other hand, was just into the fifth year of his career. Having made a debut with the 1969 film ‘Saat Hindustani’, he was still seen as the Babu Moshai (‘Anand’, 1970), an actor in second lead type roles. No doubt, ‘Zanjeer’ also happened in 1973, and that put him on a fast track as an action hero. But when ‘Saudaagar’, and of course ‘Zanjeer’ were planned and were under production, the phenomenal succcess of the latter film was still into the future. At such a time, the casting of ‘Saudaagar’ surely surprised critics and audiences alike.

The film’s story is a sensitive portrayal of a love triangle, in which one side of the triangle is actually a pretense, nay a fraud, mounted by the male protagonist, for a vested interest, which is to finance his betrothal to his real love interest. It is a plain case of a dishonorable deception, which goes way beyond cheating and defrauding for money – it is a devious fraud on the heart and emotions of gullible and vulnerable widow. Moti (Amitabh) is a young trader in gur (jaggery made from the juice of date palms). Majubee (Nutan) is a relatively older widow, expert in making the jaggery from the date juice. The two have business relations, in that Moti collects the juices from the date palms, brings to Majubee, who makes jaggery from it, and Moti sells it in the market.

Phool Banu appears on the scene, and Moti falls head over heels for her. His efforts to gain a bride are thwarted by Phool Banu’s father, who demands a handsome meher amount for the marriage. Unable to procure the hefty amount demanded, Moti hatches a plan in his mind – he decides to get married to Majubee, and save money on the production process of gur, because he would not have to pay Majubee, once he becomes her husband. Majubee is shocked and surprised by the proposal, refuses at first, but then slowly gives in to the cajoling and pursuance by Moti. They get married. At the end of one season of gur making, Moti saves enough to pay the meher for his desired bride. He divorces Majubee, and immediately marries Phool Banu. Majubee is devastated, and completely broken, at being used such by this devious man, who has used her and defrauded her of her vulnerable honor in life.

But the story does not end here. As it turns out, Phool Banu has no inkling of the gur making proces. Her main interests in life are “Sajna Hai Mujhe Sajna Ke Liye“. Moti, unable to now supply good quality gur in the market, loses his reputation, and his business. The affluence is gone, the reputation is gone, and so is the dream of a happily-ever-after life with his beloved. And the story moves further. . . to be dealt with in another post later. 🙂

The film is produced by the house of Rajshree – Rajshree Pictures Pvt Ltd, Bombay. It is directed by Sudhendu Roy. Besides the three important stars already named, the impressive cast of actors includes Trilok Kapoor, Murad, Dev Kishan, V Gopal, CS Dubey, Pardesi, Narbada Shankar, Santosh Ghosh, Nadira, Ras Raj, Paritosh Choudhary, Ashok Mitra, Samar Rai, Jugnu, Chandu Allahabadi, Ramesh Verma, Shriram Shastri, Chaturvedi, Bihari, Leela Mishra, Paro, Habeeba, Salma, Sitara, Suraiya, Master Saka, Master Firdaus, and Baby Shamina.

Geet Kosh lists seven songs for the film. All the songs are created by the lyricist – MD Ravindra Jain. This song is sung by Lata Mangeshkar. On screen, it is performed by Padma Khanna, as she is walking back home from the river banks, after having crossed it on a boat. Amitabh has seen her, and is following her from the boat itself. Of course Padma Khanna, i.e. Phool Banu, is very much aware that she is being followed by this lanky and handsome young man. So she is playing the siren’s role to the hilt. Introduces herself in the song, she tells her pursuer about herself and her youth, and clearly communicates that she is verily enjoying the attention she is getting from him. In a couple of close shots, Amitabh looks very much like a provoked predator, as he eyes this willing beauty dancing for his benefit.

A catchy song, and enticing words. . . both characters are hunters, laying veritable traps for each other. 🙂

 

Song – Champa Nahin, Chameli Nahin, Main Genda Nahin Gulaab Nahin  (Saudaagar) (1973) Singer – Lata Mangeshkar, Lyrics – Ravindra Jain, MD – Ravindra Jain

Lyrics

champa nahin chameli nahin
main genda nahin gulaab nahin
phir bhi jo dekhe wo boley
tera koi jawaab nahin
main kaa karoon ke main hoon phool baano
ji main hoon phool baano
ho main kaa karoon ke main hoon phool baano
ji main hoon phool baano

champa nahin chameli nahin
main genda nahin gulaab nahin
phir bhi jo dekhe wo boley
tera koi jawaab nahin
main kaa karoon ke main hoon phool baano
ji main hoon phool baano
ho main kaa karoon ke main hoon phool baano
ji main hoon phool baano

saara gaaon
mera naam le ke aahen bhare
jo bhi dekhe meri surat
haaye haaye karey
saara gaaon mera naam le ke aahen bhare
jo bhi dekhe meri surat
haaye haaye karey
jo bhi dekhe meri surat
haaye haaye karey
koel nahin papiha nahin
main geeton bhari kitaab nahin
phir bhi jo dekhe wo boley
tera koi jawaab nahin
main kaa karoon ke main hoon phool baano
ji main hoon phool baano
haaye main kaa karoon ke main hoon phool baano
ji main hoon phool baano

kyun jamaana
hai deewaana mera
mujhe kya pata
main haseen hoon
main jawaan hoon
is mein meri kya khata
kyun jamaana hai deewaana mera
mujhe kya pata
main haseen hoon main jawaan hoon
is mein meri kya khata
main haseen hoon main jawaan hoon
is mein meri kya khata
saari umar lagey na nazar
mera aisa to shabaab nahin
phir bhi jo dekhe wo boley
tera koi jawaab nahin
main kaa karoon ke main hoon phool baano
ji main hoon phool baano
haaye main kaa karoon ke main hoon phool baano
ji main hoon phool baano

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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चम्पा नहीं चमेली नहीं
मैं गेंदा नहीं गुलाब नहीं
फिर भी जो देखे वो बोले
तेरा कोई जवाब नहीं
मैं का करूँ के मैं हूँ फूल बानो
जी मैं हूँ फूल बानो
हो मैं का करूँ के मैं हूँ फूल बानो
जी मैं हूँ फूल बानो

चम्पा नहीं चमेली नहीं
मैं गेंदा नहीं गुलाब नहीं
फिर भी जो देखे वो बोले
तेरा कोई जवाब नहीं
मैं का करूँ के मैं हूँ फूल बानो
जी मैं हूँ फूल बानो
हो मैं का करूँ के मैं हूँ फूल बानो
जी मैं हूँ फूल बानो

सारा गाँव
मेरा नाम ले के आहें भरे
जो भी देखे मेरी सूरत
हाए हाय करे
सारा गाँव मेरा नाम ले के आहें भरे
जो भी देखे मेरी सूरत
हाए हाय करे
कोयल नहीं पपीहा नहीं
मैं गीतों भरी किताब नहीं
फिर भी जो देखे वो बोले
तेरा कोई जवाब नहीं
मैं का करूँ के मैं हूँ फूल बानो
जी मैं हूँ फूल बानो
हाए मैं का करूँ के मैं हूँ फूल बानो
जी मैं हूँ फूल बानो

क्यों ज़माना
है दीवाना मेरा
मुझे क्या पता
मैं हसीं हूँ
मैं जवाँ हूँ
इस में मेरी क्या खता
क्यों ज़माना है दीवाना मेरा
मुझे क्या पता
मैं हसीं हूँ मैं जवाँ हूँ
इस में मेरी क्या खता
मैं हसीं हूँ मैं जवाँ हूँ
इस में मेरी क्या खता
सारी उमर लगे ना नज़र
ऐसा मेरा शबाब नहीं
फिर भी जो देखे वो बोले
तेरा कोई जवाब नहीं
मैं का करूँ के मैं हूँ फूल बानो
जी मैं हूँ फूल बानो
हाए मैं का करूँ के मैं हूँ फूल बानो
जी मैं हूँ फूल बानो


This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in other sites without the knowledge and consent of the web administrator of atulsongaday.me, then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Blog Day : 3909 Post No. : 14967

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Blog Ten Year Challenge (2009-2019)-Song number 25
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This is my First song post for ‘The 10 year Challenge’ series. Today, 10 years ago, on this day, 6 songs were posted. They were 1 song each for films ‘Bahut Din Huye’ (1954), ‘Marine Drive’ (1955), ‘Naag Devta’ (1962), ‘Bees Saal Baad’ (1962), ‘Prince’ (1969) and ‘Lootmaar’ (1980).

From the day it started, I was keen on participating, but everyday that I checked I found films either belonging to the 60s to 80s or films which were already Yippeee’d. I became helpless. Not that I can not or don’t want to write on songs of films of 70s and beyond, but they are not of my liking. Further I like to write only on songs or films, where I have something substantial to offer to our readers.

Finally, I found one film from 1st April 2009, which had some scope for me. The song is from film ‘Bahut Din Huye’. First, out of the 17 songs only 3 songs are posted on the blog and hence lot of choice to choose a song from remaining 14 songs, and secondly, the background of the film, the stars, the producer/director, the company etc were matters where I could elaborate to my will. So, I opted for this film’s song today.

The film is from the southern giant – Gemini Pictures. The film title sounds almost like a translation of ‘Once upon a time…’. It is a very apt title too, because the film is based on a folk tale of south. I like such films made in south and also their mythological films. When I see these films, the costumes of all the actors as well as their palaces etc remind me of similar pictures that used to appear in Chandamama magazines.

Chandamama (Chandoba in Marathi) magazines vied with my childhood craze of seeing films and reading books. Like many of my age group, our childhood had an important segment covered by Chandamama (in 13 Languages, including English and Sanskrit) readings. I strongly believe that  either the south film actors copied costumes from Chandamama pictures or the vice versa, but they resembled each others, for sure !

As expected, ‘Bahut Din Huye’ was a remake of Gemini’s own block buster ‘Bala Nagamma’ from 1942. Gemini Studios was the best known Madras studio in the 1940s for redefining the concept of mass entertainment with ‘Chandralekha’ (1948), the first Madras film to break successfully into the Hindi cinema circuit. SS Vasan started Gemini as a distribution agency, the Gemini Pictures Circuit, distributing and partly financing films by K Subramanyam’s Motion Picture Producers Combine. When the Combine went bankrupt, Vasan bought the studio in 1939 at public auction for a mere Rs 86,427-11 (annas)-9 (paise) (according to Randor Guy). The studio’s début feature was probably Balkrishna Narayan Rao’s ‘Madanakamarajan’ (1941), but it only took off when cameraman-scenarist K Ramnoth joined it along with his Vauhini partner, art-director AK Sekhar. This team made most of Gemini’s early features: ‘Mangamma Sapatham’ (1943), ‘Kannamma En Kadhali’ (1945) and ‘Miss Malini’ (1947) before the ‘Chandralekha’ blitz catapulted it on to the national stage.

In the early days, the most important event in the studio was Uday Shankar’s dance extravaganza ‘Kalpana’ (released 1948) which also provided training for most of Gemini’s technicians as well as providing the model for an Orientalist dance idiom later associated with influential Tamil choreographers like Hiralal and Chopra Master. A few minor hits followed ‘Chandralekha’ before the studio’s second major onslaught on the national box office with ‘Apoorva Sahodarargal’ (1949), a trilingual that established the studio’s dominance in the genre of the costumed adventure movie. Although its Hindi version ‘Nishan’ was not a major success, Vasan continued making Hindi films, often signing up major stars of Hindi films himself: e.g. the Dilip Kumar and Dev Anand film ‘Insaaniyat’ (1955), Vyjayanthimala’s ‘Raj Tilak’ (1958) and ‘Paigham (1959) starring Dilip Kumar, Raaj Kumar and Vyjayanthimala. They also made the mega-budget Tamil classic ‘Avvaiyyar’ (1953). An important later production was ‘Motor Sundaram Pillai’ (1966), Sivaji Ganesan’s only film at this studio. In 1958 the studio expanded into the Gemini Colour lab, licensed by Eastman color Kodak film. After Vasan’s death, his son SS Balasubramanyam produced the unsuccessful ‘Ellorum Nallavare’ (1975). Gemini’s productions declined in the 70s, although it remained successful as a studio and equipment rental business now taken over by the Anand Cine Services.

The unprecedented foray of Gemini’s Vasan’s hit film ‘Chandralekha’ into all India market, Subramaniam Srinivasan or simply SS Vasan, became aware of the unlimited scope of the Hindi belt market for south-made Hindi films. Vasan was a writer, editor, producer and director, but above all, he was a business tycoon. He  established the popular Tamil magazine ‘Anand Vikatan’, and owned Gemini studios, Gemini Laboratories and Gemini distribution circuits.

He soon decided to take advantage of the success of ‘Chandralekha’ and made another tri-lingual film. In Tamil it was called ‘Apoorva Sahodarargal’, in Telugu, it was ‘Apoorva Sahodaralu’, and in Hindi it was called ‘Nishan’ (1949). This film too was a  success. Encouraged by this, SS Vasan made his 1943 Tamil Hit film ‘Mangamma Sapatham’, into a remake in Hindi with the name ‘Mangala’ (1950). Not by coincidence, but by design, the hero for all these 3 remakes and the originals was Ranjan. ‘Mangala’ was remade in Sinhalese as ‘Mathalan’ in 1955 and in Telugu as ‘Mangamma Shapatham’ in 1965, featuring NT Ramarao (later the Chief Minister of erstwhile Andhra Pradesh), and Jamuna.

Enthused and inspired with Vasan’s success in the Hindi belt, another giant from the South came forward. AVM’s Tamil film ‘Vazhkai’ (1949) was a big hit in south. AVM made a Telugu Version of it with the name ‘Jeevitham’ in 1950 followed by a Hindi version ‘Bahaar’ in 1951. They introduced Vyjayantimala with this film, in Hindi. The story of the film and the music by SD Burman made film a big hit in Hindi too. AVM then made Hindi film ‘Ladki’ (1953), with a Tamil and Telugu version. This too became a hit film. However by that time the South market had grown manifolds and there was no need for the south film makers to venture into the Hindi belt to earn money. Thus, there was a slow down in this type of activity. The south now started making Hindi films directly in Madras by calling actors from Bombay. And some films were dubbed too.

The divide between the north and the south went on widening, which finally resulted in the anti-Hindi agitations of the 1960s and 70s in Madras and other southern places. Fortunately, in recent times and with the new generation, thanks to the coalition politics at the centre and states as well as IT centres at Hyderabad, Chennai and Bangalore, the North-South exchange is much better and each state is identified individually. Thanks also to novels of writers like Chetan Bhagat. And thanks to modernization.

‘Bahut Din Huye’ had a cast consisting of Madhubala, Ratan Kumar, Agha, Kailash, Savitri (debut film in Hindi), Lalita Pawar, Pushpvalli (mother of Rekha), Kanhaiya Lal etc. Ratan Kumar had a big role in this film. Another film of 1954, ‘Jagriti’ also had a pivotal role for Ratan Kumar.

Ratan Kumar’s real name was Syed Nazar Ali (born 21-8-42 at Ajmer, passed away 12-12-2016 at California, USA). He started working as a child star when he was just 4 year old. His first film was Baburao Patel’s ‘Gwaalan’ (1946). He did 25 film roles before he acted in film ‘Jagriti’. He worked in many famous films like ‘Sargam’ (1950), ‘Malhaar’ (1951), ‘Afsaana’ (1951), ‘Baiju Bawra’ (1952), ‘Do Bigha Zameen’ (1953), ‘Boot Polish’ (1953) etc. After doing film ‘Jalwa’ in 1955, he migrated to Pakistan in 1956, with his family, and remade ‘Jagriti’ in Pakistan, as ‘Bedaari(1957) – Urdu translation of the Hindi word Jagriti. This film used the same old tune for a film song in Pakistan, aimed at igniting a similar emotion and patriotic zeal, among the listeners. – “Aao Bachcho Tumhe Dikhayen Jhaanki Hindustan Ki… (come children let us show you glimpses of India), is a popular Hindi film song of the 1950s. “Aao Bachcho Sair Karaayen Tumko Pakistan Ki… (children, let us take you on a tour of Pakistan) is an equally hit song of the same period in Pakistan. The movie ‘Bedaari’ (1957) was produced by his elder brother Wazir Ali Rizvi.

He played a young boy’s role in many Pakistani films later. ‘Naagin (1959) was the first Pakistani film he played a lead actor opposite Neelo as the lead actress. Ratan Kumar’s success, as a lead actor, could not last long because his later films did not do well at the box-office and he eventually faded away.

In 1977, his 4 years old daughter died in an accident in Lahore, Pakistan. He was so emotionally upset after that accident that he decided to quit the Pakistani film industry. In 1979, Ratan Kumar left Pakistan never to return again. In the late 1960s, Ratan Kumar also got into the business of selling oriental carpets and had started travelling back and forth from Pakistan to Europe for this business. Eventually he ended up settling down permanently in the United States after 1979.

Ratan Kumar was living in California, in his old age, and was admitted to the hospital for pneumonia 10 days before his death on 12 Dec 2016. He had a long history of illness, though. In 1996, his lungs had collapsed twice in the same year. When they collapsed the third time in 2000, he was left paralyzed and went into a coma for eight days. Then he recovered in four to five months and became somewhat normal again. His survivors include 2 sons, a daughter and seven grandchildren .

Music for film ‘Bahut Din Huye’ is by a pair of BS Kalla and E Sankar Sastry. Many south Indian composers had tried their hand at giving music to Hindi films in the 50s decade. MDs like Ghantasala, BS Kalla, SD Parthasarathi, E Shankar, B Laxman, Vishwanathan, R Sudarshanam, SV Venkataramana, TR Ramanathan and TG Lingappa are few of the lesser known music directors from south, who composed music for Hindi films. They gave melodious music, but somehow they did not succeed here. One reason could be their use of southern singers, for whom acceptability was a problem here for Hindi songs. Names like Ramesh Naidu, Adi Narayana Rao and the pair of Vishwanathan-Ramamurthy were at least known names here. Their films like ‘Piya Milan’ (1955, MD – Ramesh Naidu), ‘Suvarna Sundari’ (1958, MD – Adi Narayana Rao) and ‘Naya Aadmi’ (1956, MD – Vishwanathan-Ramamurthy) had many popular songs.

The film had 17 songs, 7 of these were sung by Lata Mangeshkar and the remaining were either by chorus or unnamed male/female singers. The lyrics were by Pt. Indra. Let us now hear today’s chorus song and enjoy the song and dance video.

[Thanks to Encyclopedia of Indian Cinema by Rajadhyaksha, HFGK, MuVyz, The Hindu, Wiki and my notes.]

Song – Swaagat Raajkumar Tumhaara, Swaagat Raajkumar  (Bahut Din Huye) (1954) Singer – Chorus, Lyrics – Pt Indra, Music – BS Kalla

Lyrics

aaaa aaaa aaaaaaa
tananan tananan tananan tann
aaaa aaaa aaaaaaa
tananan tananan tananan tann
aa aa aa aaaaa
aa aa aa aa
aa aaa aaaaa aaaaa
aaaa aaaaa

swaagat raajkumar tumhaara
swaagat raajkumar
swaagat raajkumar tumhaara
swaagat raajkumar

aaaa aaaa aaaa
ye akhiyan matwaali kab se
rahi hain baat nihaar
aaaa aaaaa aaaaaa aaaa
aaaa aaaa aaaa
aaa
aaa aa
aaa
aaa aa
aaa
aaa aa
aaa
aaa aa

aao baitho ratan hindole
aaaa aaaa aaaa
ratan hindole
pawan veg se jhulo
tum pyaare mehmaan hamaare..ae..ae
aao sab kuchh bhulo
jhoola jhulo

aaaa aaaa aaaa aaaaa
mmmm mmmmm mmmm
mmmm mmmmm mmmm

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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आsss आsss आssssss
तननन तननन तननन तन्न
आsss आsss आssssss
तननन तननन तननन तन्न
आ आ आ आssss
आ आ आ आ
आ आss आssss आssss
आsss आssss

स्वागत राजकुमार तुम्हारा
स्वागत राजकुमार
स्वागत राजकुमार तुम्हारा
स्वागत राजकुमार

आ आ आ
ये अखियाँ मतवाली कब से
रही हैं बाट निहार
आsss आsss आsssss आsss
आsss आsss आsss
आss
आss आ
आss
आss आ
आss
आss आ
आss
आss आ

आओ बैठो रतन हिंडोले
आsss आsss आsss
रतन हिंडोले
पावन वेग से झूलो
तुम प्यारे मेहमान हमारे॰॰ए॰॰ए
आओ सब कुछ भूलो
झूला झूलो

आsss आsss आsss आsss
म्ममम म्ममम म्ममम
म्ममम म्ममम म्ममम


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