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Blog Day : 3651 Post No. : 14500

With well over fourteen thousand plus songs and counting, blog century post is a keenly looked forward to occasion for the blog. It signifies the achievement of yet another century for the blog.

With this song, we achieve one more century for the blog, namely century number 145. In other words, this post is song post number 14500 for the blog.

Under normal circumstances, a century landmark is often the main show in the blog, but this time it finds itself relegated to the status of a sideshow. The blog is completing ten years of its existence in a couple of days from now, and we are all concentrating on that mega event. It is like a grand wedding coming up in a family that everyone is concentrating on and they miss the fact that a kid in the family had just won a seat in a prestigious college. On another day, it would be a grand occasion, but it gets ignored on a occasion like this.

Well, a century is a century, as our respected Sunil Gavaskar never fails to remind us. 🙂 And that is indeed the case. No century comes easy in this blog. This century has been toughgoing. This time duration of 41 days for this century had as many as four dot days including two dot days in a row, which is quite unusual for the blog. A late surge for the last few days, driven by entusiasm for the forthcoming 10th anniversary date sees us clocking a good number of posts (26) in the last six days. It looks like lightening pace by present days standard of the blog, but believe me, it would have regarded as ultra slow in olden days of yore (2011-12) when we averaged 6 to 7 songs in a day and some less enthusiastic music lovers would request us to go slow on our postings. 🙂

Coming to the song, this song, like most blog century songs, richly deserves this honour. This song is a qawwaali. Those music lover who are fans of qawwaali would know what a good qawwaali means. It means a song lasting more than seven or eight minutes and still music lovers not realising how this time flies away. Typical HFM qawwaalis has nok-jhonk between the two genders, where the lead singer of each genders has chorus to lend support to them. The lyrics of these qawwaalis are , to my mind the real stars of this genre of song. The words, word plays, the taunts, the jokes that form part of the qawwaali are hard hitting as well as amusing.

The qawwaali under discussion is from “Jungle Princess”(1958). It is an obscure song from an obscure movie. This movie was directed by A R Zameendaar for Navshakti Films, Bombay. This costume drama (veshbhoosha pradhan film) had Kamran, Shanta Kumari (Neeru), Baburao, Indira, Habeeb, Leela Gupte, Janibabu Qawwaal, Shakila Bano, Fazal, Neelofar, Amina, Sheikh, Funny Walker etc in it.

The movie had five songs in it. Full details are known only for one song, viz for the song under discussion. Singers of other songs are not known though it is mentioned in HFGK that Mubarak Begam and Jaani Babu qawwaal were the singers in the movie.

Here is this qawwaali for “Jungle Princess”(1958). It is sung by Mubarak Begam and Jaani Babu qawwaal, assisted by female and male chorus. The great lyrics are by Aziz Ghaazi. Music is composed by the duo of Bipin Mehboob.

The song is a forgotten gem. One expects a qawwaali to contain only heavey duty Persian/ Urdu stuff but it is a “modern” qawwaali far ahead of its time (1958) and it contains English words in it as well. 🙂

1958! So this qawwaali was created exactly 60 years ago !

Here is this fantastic qawwaali from “Jungle Princess”(1958) as the 14500th song in the blog. Only the audio of the song is available. Video would have been available had the movie done well like say “Al Hilal”(1958) which had also come in the same year and whose iconic qawwaali had become the 5000th song in the blog back in 2011 !

Only the audio is available and let us be thankful for that. My guess is that this song was picturised on Shaikila Babo Bhopali and Jani Babu Qawwaal.

With this song, “Jungle Princess”(1958) makes its debut in the blog.

This song also serves as a tribute to Mubarak Begam whose remembrance day falls tomorrow (18 july 2018). We will pay our tribute to her tomorrow as well with some more of her great songs. For now, here is this 14500th song in the blog. As always, I thank one and all for their continued support for a decade (it will be a decade two days from now). It had been a reat journey. We had achieved 145 centuries in this one decade. Let us see what the future has in store for us. Just how many more centuries do we have in store and in how many more years. Let us take it one song at a time like how we have done so far and who knows where we may end up with. It has been a great one decade for me as well as the fellow travellers of this musical bandwagon. Let this musical bandwagon continue to roll on and on !

And now, please listen to this song. If you are like me, you may find yourself listening to this song again and again. And that is what I am doing at this moment as I type out these finishing lines of this article.


Song-Adaayen teer hain andaaz barchhi bhaale hain (Jungle Princess)(1958) Singers-Mubarak Begam, Jaani Baabu Qawwaal, Lyrics-Aziz Ghaazi, MD-Bipin Mehboob
Female chorus
Male chorus
All chorus

Lyrics

adaayen teer hain
andaaz barchchi bhaale hain
sambhal ke aana muqaabil mein
husn waale hain
aji haseen jitne hain
sab apne dekhe bhaale hain

hum ahl e dil bhala kab
inse darne waale hain

adaayen teer hai andaaz barchchi bhaale hain
sambhal ke aana muqabil mein
husn waale hai

adaayen teer hai

jahaan haseen hon inke wahin pe hain dere
wahin pe hain dere
bajaake sitiyaan galiyon mein karte hain phere
ye karte hain phere
gumaan hota hai
gumaan hota hai
kauve udaane waale hain
sambhal ke aana muqabil me
husn waale hain

adaayen teer hain

na karna inpe bharosa
ye hue hain kis ke
na karna

inpe bharosa
ye huye hain kis ke

aji dikhaai ek jhalak
muskura diye khiske

muskura diye khiske
ye dhokhebaaz bhala
ye dhokhebaaz bhala
kiske hone waale hain

hum ahl e dil bhala
kab inse darne wale hain

haseen jitne hain

bataao kis’se ye ulfat ka taraana seekha
ye taraana seekha
kisne ?? jab dil ka lagaana seekha
dil ka lagaana seekha
huzur aise bahut
huzur aise bahut
hamne dekhe bhaale hain
sambhal ke aana muqabil mein
husn waale hain

adaaye teer hain

ye muskura ke bajaate hain dil ka ek taara
ye muskura ke

bajaate hain dil ka ek taara
jo inse pyar kare
uske baj gaye barah

uske baj gaye barah
ye laal pyaar mein
ye laal pyaar mein
jhandi dikhaane waale hain

hum ahl e dil bhala kab
inse darne waale hain

haseen jitne hain

bane hain aashiq e jaanbaaz jeb mein zero
hain jeb mein zero
badha ke baal samajhte hain
ban gaye hero
ye ban gaye hero
inhen bhi dekhiye
inhen bhi dekhiye
ji teer kya nikaale hain
sambhal ke aana muqabil me
husn waale hain

adaayen teer hain

hai rang pakka magar
zidd hai ke pari samjho
hai rang

pakka magar
zidd hai ke pari samjho

pataakha jaan kaho
inko phuljhadi samjho

inko phuljhadi samjho
aji andhere bol rahe
andhere bol rahe hain ki
hum ujaale hain

hum ahl e dil bhala kab
inse darne waale hain

haseen jitne hain sab

bhala hazaaro taraf ??
tera hai kya kehna
tera hai kya kehna
kameez phhaad ke majnu ne suit hai pehna
ye suit hai pehna
club mein seekhne ab
calub mein seekhne ab
dance jaane waale hain
sambhal ke aana muqabil mein
husn waale hain

adaayen teer hain

laga hai munh pe to powder
labon pe hai laali
laga hai

munh pe to powder
labon pe hai laali

zamaana badla hai
Laila nahin rahi kaali

ab nahin rahi kaali
aji kata ke baal ye
kata ke baal ye
england jaane waale hain

hum ahl e dil bhala kab
inse darne waale hain

haseen jitne hain
sab apne dekhe bhaale hain

sambhal ke aana muqabil mein
husn waale hain

hum ahl e dil bhala kab
inse darne waale hain

sambhal ke aana muqabil mein
husn waale hain

hum ahl e dil bhala kab
inse darne waale hain

sambhal ke aana muqabil mein
husn waale hain

adaaye teer hai andaz barchchi bhaale hai
sambhal ke aana muqabil mein husn waale hain

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Blog Day : 3610 Post No. : 14400

When you are young, you take many of your gifts for granted. Only when you lose those gifts that you start mising them. For instance, I took my eyesight for granted for nearly fifth years. I had perfect 6/6 vision for much of my life, but now I cannot read without glasses.

To take another telling example, I was an indefatiguable runner in my younger days. I could run around for hours without running out of breath. But today I cannot even run ten metres, forget running 1500 metres in around five minutes that I was capable of during my younger days.

Forget comparing my present self with my past younger self of 35 years ago. When I compare the blog strike rate today with the blog strike rate of six years ago, I find a similar loss of agility. 🙂 During 2011 and 2012, we were clocking 100 songs every 16 days, and sometimes even faster. These days, we have become like a potbellied elderly person who can barely move. Our blog centuries these days are taking more than 30 days each. The previous century took exactly one month viz 31 days.

If one thought that we could not get any slower, then you need not look any further. This post is post number 14400 for the blog and it has taken 43 days ! I sincely hope that it is the last of such snail paced centuries and we would pick up some decent pace from now onwards.

This century post has taken almost an eternity to arrive and it will appear in the dying moments of the day (night), which means readers of the blog may not get much time to read it before the next post appears first thing in the morning.

This century post, like most of our century posts combines several landmarks, and some of these landmarks are “artificial” but real. Did I just use an oxymoron like say happily married ? 🙂

Let me count the special occasions that this song combines. This song is from a 1957 movie called “Amar Singh Rathod”(1957). This movie was directed by Jaswant jhaweri for Dinesh Films Bombay. This “historical” movie had Nirupa Roy, Jairaj, Ram singh, Al Nasir, Ramesh sinha, Sundar, Murad, Rajkumar, Shree Bhagwan, Ramlal, Sapru, Shyam Lal, Pandey, R S dubey, Devchand, Yashodhara Katju, Ratnamala, Heera, Helen, Veena. Guest artist-Minu Mumtaz etc in it.

The movie had 12 songs in it and the song under discussion is the first song from the movie. In other words, “Amar Singh Rathod”(1957) makes its debut in the blog. It is no ordinary debut though. As many as 113 movies were released in 1957. 99 of these movies were represented in the blog so far. So this movie is the 100th movie of 1957 to find representation in the blog !

There is another even more impressive number coming up ! The decade of 1950s (from 1951 upto 1960) saw 1111 movies getting released. 999 of these movies have been covered in the blog so far. So, ladies and gentlemen, this movie happens to be the 1000th movie of 1950s to get showcased in the blog ! We now have just 111 more movies of 1950s left to be covered in the blog. Of course songs of many of these movies may not be available. But that is for the future.

For now, let us enjoy this lovely duet from “Amar Singh Rathod”(1957). This song is sung by Sudha Malhotra, Manna Dey and chorus. It is a dance song performed in a raj darbaar. I am unable to identify the actors performing the dance. I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify them.

Bharat Vyas is the lyricist. Music is composed by Sanmukh Babu.

With this song, we now reach the landmark of 14400th song in the blog. We are just five weeks short of completing ten years of the blog which would be a REAL achievement for the blog. There would be nothing “artificial” in that massive landmark that will arrive soon.

I take this opportunity to thank one and all for their continuous support and encouragement. I hope that the blog will pick up some real steam in the coming days and we will not only regain our glory days but hopefully exceed them as well.


Song-Chori chori chori mat dekho ji bhanwar ji(Amar Singh Rathod)(1957) Singers-Sudha Malhotra, Manna Dey, Lyrics-Bharat Vyas, MD-Sanmukh Babu
Chorus

Lyrics

o o o o
o o o o
o o o o
o o o o

o o o o
o o o o
o o o o
o o o o
o o o o
o o o o
o o o o
o o o o

chori chori
chori chori chori mat dekho ji bhanwar ji
hamko nigodi sharm aaye re
o bharam jaaye re
mori arji suno kanwar ji
ho o mori arji suno kanwar ji

o o o o
o o o o
o o o o
o o o o

o o o o
o o o o
o o o o
o o o o
o o o o
o o o o
o o o o
o o o o

chori chori
chori chori chori mat dekho ji bhanwar ji
hamko nigodi sharam aaye re
ho bharam jaaye re
mori arji suno kanwar ji
ho o mori arji suno kanwar ji

ho gori gori
gori gori chaandni chama cham chamke
aise me kyun ji sharm aaye re o bharm jaye re
tori batiya batao gori ji
o tori batiyaan bataao gori ji

chori chori chori mat dekho ji bhanwar ji
hamko nigodi sharm aaye re o bharam jaye re
mori arji suno kanwar ji
ho o mori arji suno kanwar ji

o o o o
o o o o
o o o o
o o o o

o o o
o o o
o o o
pyaas bujhaane apne man ki tujhse nazar milaaun re
milaaun re milaaun re
ho
pyaas bujhaane apne man ki tujhse nazar milaaun re

ho o
tum ho lobhi main lajwanti
ho
nazar miley to mar jaaun mar jaaun re
aji chhodo ye bak jhak
ham gaye thhak thhak

tak tak jiya kare dhak dhak
aankhiyaan hamaari atak jaaye re o bhatak jaaye re
o mori arji suno kanwar ji
ho o
mori arji suno kanwar ji
chori chori chori mat dekho ji bhanwar ji
hamko nigodi sharm aaye re
ho bharm jaye re
mori arji suno kanwar ji
ho o mori arji suno kanwar ji
o o o
o o o
o o o

o o o o
o o o o
o o o o
o o o o

o o o
o o o
o o o
gore gore mukhde se gori ghoonghat apna hata na
ho o ghoonghat apna hata na

ho ghoonghat me julmi kya chhupa hai tera koi khazaana
ho
tera koi khazaana
aji kholo ji jhatpat
ghoonghat ka ye pat

jao ji natkhat kahe ki ye khatpat
dulhaniya teri machal jaye re
ho badal jaye re
mori arji suno kanwar ji
o mori arji suno kanwar ji
chori chori chori mat dekho ji bhanwar ji
hamko nigodi sharam aaye re ho bharm jaye re
mori arji suno kanwar ji
ho mori arji suno kanwar ji


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Blog Day : 3602 Post No. : 14376

“Duniya Gol Hai”(1955) was produced by C Ramchandra and directed by Om Prakash for New Sai Productions, Bombay. This “social” movie had Anita Guha, Karan Dewan, Kuldeep Kaur, Indu Pal, Shyam Lal, Kumud Tripathi, Nisar Khandwi, Som Dutt, Hafiz, Kanwar Kesho, Pal Sharma, Sundar, Om Prakash etc with lots of guest appearances viz.Jairaj, Heeralal, Randheer, Madan Puri, Raj Mehra, Maruti, Johny Walker, Nadira, Shashikala, Shammi, Roopmala, Smriti Biswas, Begam Para etc in it.

The movie had seven songs in it. Four of these songs have been covered in the blog.

Here is the fifth song from “Duniya Gol Hai”(1955). This song is sung by Lata. Rajinder Krishan is the lyricist. Music is composed by C Ramchandra.

Only the audio of this song is available. The voice of Lata was there in every song of the movie (except one song where details of singers are not known). So she may have sung for the leading lady of the movie or for any other ladies in the movie. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of this song.

The song can be described as an archtypical Lata-Rajinder Krishan-C Ramchandra magical composition.

With this song, C Ramchandra completes 500 songs as a music composer in the blog.


Song-Jaane waale na ja de ke dard e jigar (Duniya Gol Hai)(1955) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Rajinder Krishan, MD-C Ramchandra

Lyrics

jaane waale
jaane waale
jaane waale na ja de ke dard-e-jigar
jaane waale
jaane waale na ja de ke dard-e-jigar
jaate jaate idhar dekh le ik nazar
jaane waale
jaane waale na ja de ke dard-e-jigar
jaane waale

bekhabar tujhko meri wafa ki kasam
bekhabar tujhko meri wafa ki kasam
rok le
rok le
rok le
apne badhte kadam
rok le rok le
apne badhte kadam
dil mein armaan jaga ke chala hai kidhar
dil mein armaan jaga ke chala hai kidhar
jaane waale
jaane waale na ja de ke dard-e-jigar
jaane waale

meri hasrat bhari iltiza maan le ae ae ae
meri hasrat bhari iltiza maan le
main kahoon na kahoon haal-e-dil jaan le
main kahu na kahoon haal-e-dil jaan le
laut aa
laut aa ye mera dil hai tera hi ghar
laut aa ye mera dil hai tera hi ghar
jaane waale
jaane waale na ja de ke dard-e-jigar
jaane waale
jaane waale na ja de ke dard-e-jigar
jaate jaate idhar dekh le ik nazar
jaane waale


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

Blog Day : 3587 Post No. : 14340

Missing Films of 1960s – 70
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Almost like a déjà-vu happening today.

The year is 1968, one more than the previous episode – we had the film ‘Jungle Ki Hoor’ from `1967 yesterday. Today, the film is ‘Lutera Aur Jaadugar’. The word ‘Jaam’ appears in the song title. And the word ‘tauba-aashiqan’ appears in the body of the song. Other similarities – well they go without saying.  A perfect gem of a song from an unknown film, composed by an equally obscure and unfamiliar music director – Suresh Kumar.

Suresh Kumar – a name that is not easily remembered as a music director. But on checking the Geet Kosh, we find that his outings in the field, in terms of films and songs is not trivial. We are talking here about a career that starts around early 1950s and continues well into the 1980s. Till 1980, the data available in GK, he as about sixty songs from 10 films to his credit as an independent solo music director. And then we also find out that he paired up with another music director M Talwar, and the two composed music under the duo name of Suresh-Talwar. As a duo there are another 80 odd songs from another additional 12 films. That certainly is not an ignorable size of body of work.

The film comes from the banner of Zubi Films, Bombay and is directed by D Raman. The cast of actors is listed as – Azaad, Nishi, Jagdeep, Tabassum, Mohan Choti, Rajan Haksar, Sherry, Meenakshi, Heera Sawant, Ram Raseela, Noorjahan, Zeb Sultan, Bibi Bai, Ghulam Sabir, Jilani, Gopu, Luckyram, Prince Arjun, Nadir, Rajrani, and Praveen Bano. Reading this list, it is clear that this is a B/C grade stunt cum fantasy film.

Seven songs are listed for this film. Two songwriters – Yogesh and Anjaan. This song is from the pen of Yogesh. The song is apparently a twin dance song. The singing voices are of Krishna Kalle and Usha Khanna. Ah yes, the MD appearing as a singer for another MD. Plus another claim to rarity – a very rare combination of singing voices.

Listening to the song, the image comes to mind of two dancers on screen, dancing in a king’s court or in a pub. And possibly one of the on screen dancers may be Nishi herself. A typical ‘maikhaana’ song, done really well, I am sure you will enjoy this discovery.

Song – Jaam Bhar Bhar Ke Pila De Mere Saaqiya  (Lutera Aur Jaadugar) (1968) Singer – Krishna Kalle, Usha Khanna, Lyrics – Yogesh, MD – Suresh Kumar
Both

Lyrics

jaam bhar bhar ke pila de mere saaqiya
mujhko deewaana bana de mere saaqiya
mere saaqiya
aisi pila naa utre nasha
jaam bhar bhar ke pila de mere saaqiya
mere saaqiya
aisi pila naa utre nasha
jaam bhar bhar ke pila de mere saaqiya

berukhi se tumhari sitamgar
hamen kab tak shikaayat rahegi
dekh le le duaaen hamaari
teri mehfil salaamat rahegi
teri mehfil salaamat rahegi
oo oo oo oo
yun bula ke na dagaa de mere saaqiya
mujhko deewaana bana de mere saaqiya
mere saaqiya
aisi pila naa utre nasha
jaam bhar bhar ke pila de mere saaqiya

haaye tauba-aashiqan baankpan ye
hum hain qurbaan teri adaa pe
jaam kab se hamaara hai khaali
bhar de bhar de zaraa muskuraa ke
bhar de bhar de zaraa muskuraa ke
oo oo oo oo
thodi aankhon ki mila de mere saaqiya
mujhko deewaana bana de mere saaqiya
mere saaqiya
aisi pila naa utre nasha
jaam bhar bhar ke pila de mere saaqiya
mujhko deewaana bana de mere saaqiya
mere saaqiya
aisi pila naa utre nasha
jaam bhar bhar ke pila de mere saaqiya. . .

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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जाम भर भर के पीला दे मेरे साकीया
मुझको दीवाना बना दे मेरे साकिया
मेरे साकिया
एसी पीला ना उतरे नशा
जाम भर भर के पीला दे मेरे साकीया
मुझको दीवाना बना दे मेरे साकिया
मेरे साकिया
एसी पीला ना उतरे नशा
जाम भर भर के पीला दे मेरे साकीया

बेरुखी से तुम्हारी सितमगर
हमें कब तक शिकायत रहेगी
देख ले ले दुआएं हमारी
तेरी महफिल सलामत रहेगी
तेरी महफिल सलामत रहेगी
ओ ओ ओ ओ
यूं बुला के न दग़ा दे मेरे साकीया
मुझको दीवाना बना दे मेरे साकिया
मेरे साकिया
एसी पीला ना उतरे नशा
जाम भर भर के पीला दे मेरे साकीया

हाए तौबा-आशिकन बांकपन ये
हम हैं क़ुर्बान तेरी अदा पे
जाम कब से हमारा है खाली
भर दे भर दे ज़रा मुस्कुरा के
भर दे भर दे ज़रा मुस्कुरा के
ओ ओ ओ ओ
थोड़ी आँखों की मिला दे मेरे साकीया
मुझको दीवाना बना दे मेरे साकिया
मेरे साकिया
एसी पीला ना उतरे नशा
जाम भर भर के पीला दे मेरे साकीया
मुझको दीवाना बना दे मेरे साकिया
मेरे साकिया
एसी पीला ना उतरे नशा
जाम भर भर के पीला दे मेरे साकीया॰ ॰ ॰


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

This article is the 200th writeup of Raja in the blog.

Blog Day : 3569 Post No. : 14303

It’s been exactly five weeks since my last post here – but somehow it feels much longer. I’m reminded of that famous dialogue from Aandhi (1975) – “waise to ammavas pandrah din ki hoti hai, lekin is baar bahut lambi thi.” 🙂 These five weeks felt like five months.

One possible reason for this is that this happens to be my 200th post on this blog. So I’ve been on 199 for 5 weeks. Even Mudassar Nazar would be proud of my achievement. 🙂 Since this is IPL season, it’s also safe to say that franchisees wouldn’t exactly be falling over each other, outbidding each other to try to buy me at an IPL auction. 🙂

Not that I haven’t been nudged or reminded about this.

When I sent in my previous post, Atul told me it was my 199th and nudged me to get the 200th soon.

Peevisie’s Mom called me a while ago and reminded me of this.

One of Atul’s recent posts also nudged me (hint, hint!) to run that quick single.

And our Atulite whatsapp group also decided that it was high time.

And so I too decided today – yes, it is high time. This is unacceptable, even by Mudassar standards.

So here is the post – with due apology to everyone for this 5-week delay. And thanks to all who nudged me along the way. I needed it.

Actually, I had planned this 200th much earlier. Since I usually pick anniversaries for my posts, my first idea was Farooque Sheikh’s anniversary. That didn’t happen. Then, I’d planned for Jeetendra’s birthday. On both occasions I’d finalized the song – but, for a variety of reasons that I will not get into right now, I never got around to writing the post. No excuses though – if Atul can write up and post songs every single day, I just cannot have an excuse for taking five weeks for one post. 🙂

I see that these songs aren’t posted yet, so I can still write them up – no need for a specific occasion. In fact, the Jeetu song would be quite suitable for this post too – but I’m going with this particular one because it happens to have Moushumi Chatterjee in it too – and it is Moushumi’s birthday today. The Jeetu song can wait.

The song I’ve picked for today is an iconic song for a particular occasion – the baaraat in a wedding.

When I was very young, the song “meri pyari beheniya banegi dulhaniya” became very popular. Thanks to my name, I used to be constantly teased “bhaiya raja bajaayega baaja”.

This was in addition to another “baaraat” song for which I used to be teased – the famous “raja ki aayegi baaraat” from Aah (1953).

These were both regulars at any baaraat.

And then there was “ghodi pe hoke savaar”, today’s song.

It also became a very popular song for baaraat occasions – especially if the bridegroom was on a horse. The words suit the occasion perfectly, so it was only natural this song would play on the occasion.

“Ghodi pe hoke savaar” was not only popular then – I suspect, it’s still popular. Which is why I was very surprised to discover that it had not yet been posted on this blog. I know Atul has a category along the lines of “how come this song is not yet posted yet”. This song is the mother of all songs in that category, considering it’s almost ten years for this blog now. 🙂

In fact, this film “Ghulam Begum Baadshah” (1973) has not made an entry yet on the blog. So this is a debut for this film here. There’s a 1956 film by the same name which has songs here but, for this film, this is the first.

For me, another category that this song slips into – but is not a recognized category here – is “this song is in THIS film?”.

I’d heard this song umpteen times in my life – but never really got to know the name of the film it was from.

And then, a few years ago, I saw a film “Ghulam Begum Baadshah” (1973) prompted to me on youtube. It piqued my interest – I’d never heard of this film before, it was a 1970s film, it had Moushumi in it (I quite like Moushumi) – so I decided to give it a go.

When the prelude to the song started, I thought it sounded very familiar. And then when the song started, I was totally in this “ye gaana IS film ka hai?” mode. It was a very pleasant surprise.

It wasn’t the only one.

I remember that even the film turned out to be a pleasant surprise. Ok, I had zero expectations from it (that’s usually how I avoid disappointment :-)), but even so, it held my interest to the very end.

I remember there were scenes of patriarchy that annoyed me but what I liked most about the film was Moushumi and her role. From what I remember of her role, it had a lot of spunk.

As we know, in many movies, especially in earlier eras, the women are shown as weaker than the men. They need to be protected, they are subservient, they often don’t even have a mind of their own. They’re subdued, they’re shy. They’re not often shown as smart, thinking women.

In this film, from what I remember of it (I don’t remember the details well), Moushumi is shown as anything but weak. She gives as good as she gets, refusing to cower down to bullying. And when she is in a difficult situation, she finds her own way to get out of it, instead of depending on the male characters to solve her problems for her.

This is what I liked most about the film. And there’s a nice twist at the end too.

The film has Kumud Chugani too – always nice to see her in a film as well.

So if you haven’t watched this film – and want to watch a 1970s film – you could give it a shot. But don’t shoot me if you don’t like it – apni apni pasand. And I don’t claim to have high standards. 🙂

The song itself is by Rafisaab – and considering it’s an early 70s song, it was during his “lean” period. But even during this period, he had popular songs like this one – and “teri galiyon mein na rakhenge kadam” and “aaj mausam bada be-imaan hai”.

I think he does full justice to the song – singing it with gusto, as you’d expect on the occasion of a baaraat. The way midway in the song he pronounces “ghodi” is deliberately upbeat.

The lyrics are by Rajinder Krishan, music by Kalyanji-Anandji.

I hope you enjoy listening to this song as much as I do.

Once again, a very happy birthday to Moushumi Chatterjee. I think I’ve written a full post on her earlier – she was one of my favourite heroines in the 70s.

Whew! Got that 200th out of the way. Relief! 🙂 And thanks for tolerating me for these 200 posts.


Song-Ghodi pe hoke sawaar (Ghulaam Begam Baadshah)(1973) Singer-Rafi, Lyrics-Rajinder Krishan, MD-Kalyanji Anandji
Chorus

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

ghodi pe hoke savaar
chala hai dulha yaar
kamariyaa mein baandhe talwaar
akadta hai chhaila
mili hai aisi laila
ki jodi hai nehle pe dehlaa
akadta hai chhaila
mili hai aisi laila
ki jodi hai nehle pe dehlaa
ghodi pe hoke savaar
chala hai dulha yaar
kamariyaa mein baandhe talwaar
akadta hai chhaila
mili hai aisi laila
ki jodi hai nehle pe dehlaa

kal tak bechaara humsaa kunwaara
phirta thha gali gali maara maara
kal tak bechaara humsaa kunwaara
phirta thha gali gali maara maara
dekhi ik chhokri
phoolon ki tokri
bolaa dil thhaam ke main haara haara
bolaa dil thaam ke main haara haara
yaar ko mubaarak ho
mohabbat ki baazi
o yaar ko mubaarak ho
mohabbat ki baazi
miya biwi raazi
to kya karegaa kaazi
sadaa phoole phale donon ka pyaar
ghodi pe hoke savaar
chala hai dulha yaar
kamariyaa mein baandhe talwaar
akadta hai chhaila
mili hai aisi laila
ki jodi hai nehle pe dehlaa
akadta hai chhaila
mili hai aisi laila
ki jodi hai nehle pe dehlaa

dulhan ki dhun hai
kaisa magan hai
hoga milan dekho abhi abhi
haan
dulhan ki dhun hai
kaisa magan hai
hoga milan dekho abhi abhi
shaadi ki masti
lagti hai sasti
padti hai mehengi bhi kabhi kabhi
haan haan padti hai mehengi bhi kabhi kabhi
ye baat mat bhoolna pyaar ki bahaarein
ye baat mat bhoolna pyaar ki bahaarein
nanhe munne bachchon ki lagaa dengi kataarein
tab utarega jaake khumaar
ghodi pe hoke savaar
chala hai dulha yaar
kamariyaa mein baandhe talwaar
akadta hai chhaila
mili hai aisi laila
ki jodi hai nehle pe dehlaa
ghodi pe hoke savaar
chala hai dulha yaar
kamariyaa mein baandhe talwaar
akadta hai chhaila
mili hai aisi laila
ki jodi hai nehle pe dehlaa


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This song is the 14300th song post in the blog.

Blog Day : 3567 Post No. : 14300

Series of Rafi songs-Rafi with music directors
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(Pal do pal ka saath)-MD composing just one Rafi song
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Part II-Chaand Pardesi
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If one thinks that posting “blog century” songs is quite a straight forward matter then think again. Though we have posted as many as 142 blog century posts, hardly any of them were easy picks. I had to think hard and long before finding songs befitting the occasion.

As the number of centuries mounted, we began to combine those blog centuries with other special occasions, viz. artist century, contributor century, artist anniversaries etc.

The post under discussion marks the 143rd century for the blog. In other words, it is the song post number 14300 for the blog.

I just mentioned that selecting “blog century” songs is not a trivial matter. Let me describe the thought process/ behind the scene activities that took place before I settled on this particular song as the “blog century” song.

First thing first. I had made up my mind that I would author this post. The reason was simple. I realised that our other contributors, including the usual century author Sudhir Jee were hard pressed for time these days. So I decided that I needed to write this post.

Many of our special posts including century posts have tended to appear towards the midnight, which may be prime time for TV but not for the blog. Blog prime time is day time on a weekday, so I made up my plan that this article should appear by morning today (24 april 2018) which happens to be tuesday.

When the day began, the tally of posts stood at 14297, so it meant that three posts needed to be posted, including two posts prior to the century post.

Did I have any song in mind for the “blog century” post ?

Yes, I had. It was a rare song, and quite a remarkable song. I had discovered this song a few months ago and I had noted down its lyrics as well. It was a long song and noting down the lyrics took a good amount of time. I had earmarked this song as a special song, to be covered as a “blog century” post or any such occasion.

This song had another qualification. I had begun my series of Rafi songs called (Pal do pal ka saath)-MD composing just one Rafi song. I had begun this series by aiming to cover those music directors who composed just one song with Rafi. I had decided that these songs would be special occasion songs in the blog. The first (and so far only) song in the series was composed by Arun Raghavan. I had combined this song to mark several special occasions, viz. that song was the 2800th Rafi song in the blog and the movie, which got introduced in the blog with the song was the 3800th movie covered in the blog.

My planned song that I had earmarked also fitted the same bill. It was also the only Rafi song composed by that music director.

With time, I realised that this song could be combined to mark another extremely rare occasion which few regulars may be able to guess. It could become the 500th Rafi-Asha Bhonsle duet in the blog !

So I had silently made sure that the tally of Rafi-Asha Bhonsle duet had gradually inched upto the 499 mark in the blog. 🙂

So, when the time arrived to post the 14300th song article, I had every thing covered. Or that is what I thought.

When I began to search for this song in my hard disk, I was unable to locate it. I had noted down its lyrics spending several hours. I was sure it was there somewhere but where ? I managed to locate the video in my hard disk but not the lyrics.

OK, I will have to note the lyrics again, I thought.

When I began to listen to the song, I received another jolt. This song that I was remembering as a Rafi-Asha Bhonsle duet had another voice in it. So my carefully laid plans got thrown out of the window immediately.

What to do now ? Now I needed to search for songs composed by other composers who worked with Rafi in just one song. This list is fortunately very much there in my excel sheet, and show I immediately began to search for Rafi songs composed by these one Rafi song composers.

The songs that I located were just solo Rafi songs, and they somehow did not sound worthy of being the blog century song. Nevertheless, one such Rafi song, after repeated listening began to grow upon me and I decided that this song was going to be the song for the occasion. So I noted down the lyrics of the song.

On just a whim, I decided to check up another solo Rafi song composer. And guess what ? This song was very much a Rafi-Asha Bhonsle duet !

When I listened to the song, I realised that it was an suitable replacement for the song that I had originally planned and which turned out to have more than two voices.

So, I got a song which was the only occasion when this music director got to utlise Rafi’s voice in his compositions. And this song happens to be the 500th Rafi-Asha Bhonsle duet in the blog.

This song in question is from a forgotten movie called “Ban Maanush”(1979). It was directed by Kamram Khan for O K Films, Bombay. The movie had Dara Singh, Padma Khanna, Kamran, Uma Dhawan, Mohan Choti, Sundar, Ratan Mala, Monal, Rajan Kapoor, Habeeb, Hamid Khan, Sawan, Chaachi, Sabir, Ramjanam singh, Danny Junior (new discovery), Jagdep (special appearance) etc in it.

“Ban Maanush”(1979) had three songs in it. This song under discussion is the first song from the movie to appear in the blog. So “Ban Maanush”(1979) makes its debut with this rare and special song.

The video of this song is very much available. One can see that the song is picturised as a qawwaali song where a gentleman and a lady assisted by their respective teams of chorus sing this song.

Good qawwaali’s in Hindi movies always have great lyrics in them. And this qawwaali is no exception. Farooque Kaiser is done very well in penning the lyrics of this song. Music is composed by Chaand Pardesi.

Qawwaali is one genre of song where picturisation plays as important a role as the lyrics is savouring and enjoying the song. The saying “the song is better heard than seen” does not apply to qawwaalis.

Qawwaalis were normally seen in muslim social movies. In these movies, qaawwaali are one occasion where the two genders are seen interacting with each other in full public view. It is one occasion where the two genders openly use amorous terms and the public (otherwise quite conservative) do not mind. I think this kind of qawwaalis have been invented in Hindi movies and I do not think amir Khusro, the creator of Qawwaali might have imagined that the qawaalis would serve this pupropse, viz helping the two genders (who otherwise remain segregated) to interact with each other and express their feelings with each other.

To help avoid embarrassment that may result if one a male and a female were to sing the song, the lead singers are supported by friends of the same gender to lend moral support by singing in chorus.

Another thing that one notices in these filmy qawwaalis are that the lyrics of this songs are quite liberal and broadminded and not at all conservative and narrow minded. One is readily reminded of the epic qawwaali of “Barsaat Ki Raat”(1960) that covers lots and lots of topics viz. Krishna, Radha, Meera, Buddha, Maseeh etc.

The qawwaali under consideration is a nice “expression of love” genre of qawwaali. I can see that Padma Khanna lip syncs in Asha Bhonsle’s song, but I am unable to identify the gentleman who lip syncs in Rafi’s voice.

This qawwaali is a forgotten gem from my college days which I had never heard before.

In summary, here are the salient features of this song post:-

1. This song is the only Rafi song that music director Chaand Pardesi composed in his career. And what a superb song it is. This article is our way of honouring the one Rafi song music director Chaand Pardesi.

2. This song is the 500th duet song sung by Rafi and Asha Bhonsle. What to say about this feat. These two legends have easily sung the most number of duets songs ever. I have not yet counted the number of duets sung by them, but I have read an estimate this puts this figure to over 800 ! The second most prolific duet singing pair happens to be Rafi-Lata pair. They are a “distant” second with “just” 400 plus duets. 🙂

3. This song is the 14300th song of the blog. The previous blog century was achieved on 23 march 2018. So this century has taken 32 days.

There was a time when we used to clock centuries in 16 days. We may have slowed down, and in the course of this century we even had a dot day, but at least the musical bandwagon is still on the move. And this matters a lot.

We are on the verge of several landmarks in addition to the usual blog century landmarks. Lots of artists are closing in to their century and multiple century marks. Even a regular contributor is stuck on 199 (hint ! hint ! 🙂 ). So there are lots of exciting and interesting events ahead of us.

When one considers this series (pal do pal ka saath), this was only the second episode. There are more music directors with justone Rafi song to their credit. Their time would also come and we will honour them too with similar special write ups.

As for now, I take this opportunity to thank one and all for their continuous support for nearly ten years. That reminds me, we are on the verge of completing ten years in another four months. Here is hoping that this musical bandwagon will continue to roll on and on and in the process we will find ourselves acquainted with lots and lots of great musical gems, and some of them for the first time.

This special song may well be the first time many of our music lovers will get to listen to this song. Here is this wonderful song from the golden era of HFM. Enjoy !


Song-Uthhaaye maine naina to aar paar honge(Ban Maanush)(1979) Singer-Rafi, Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Farooque Kaiser, MD-Chaand Pardesi
Male chorus
Female chorus

Lyrics

aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
rang bhi uda uda hai
kadam bhi ruke ruke
kaise karenge pyaar ye
naina jhuke jhuke

uthaaye maine naina
to aar paar honge
tumhi ek nahin
sab nisaar honge

uthaaye maine naina
to aar paar honge
tumhi ek nahin
sab nisaar honge

uthhaaye maine naina
to aar paar honge
tumhi ek nahin
sab nisar honge

hum jisko dil de den
usi ke yaar honge
tumhaari tarah to hazaar honge
hum jisko dil de den
usi ke yaar honge
tumhaari tarah to hazaar honge

hum jisko dil de den
usi ke yaar honge
tumhaari tarah to hazaar honge
uthhaaye maine naina
to aar paar honge

tumhaari tarah to hazaar honge

ishq waale wafa nahin karte
daawe karte hain khoob badh chadhh kar
jab nibhaane ki baat aati hai
bhool jaate hain pyaar ye dilbar

bhool jaate hain pyar ye dilbar
bhool jaate hain pyar ye dilbar

aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
husn waale daga nahin karte
ye hamaara yakeen hain dilbar
jinke baalon mein phool khilte hain
ho nahin sakte unke dil patthar
ho nahin sakte unke dil patthar
ho nahin sakte unke dil patthar

aa aa aa aa aa
ae mere dard e jigar
itni taareef na kar
naaz itne na uthha
humko sar pe na bithha
humko maaloom hai sab
teri chahat ka sabab
dard ye tune diya
pyaar to humne kiya

pyaar to humne kiya
pyaar to humne kiya

aaj phir tera pyar maanga hai
ik zara sa karar maanga hai
phir wahi intzaar maanga hai
phir tera etbar manga hai
dard ka razdaar maanga hai
dil ka aayina daar manga hain
jinko jannat ka shauk hai maangen aen aen
humne allaah se yaar manga hai
humne allaah se yaar maanga hain
humne allah se yaar maanga hai

sab kuch khuda se maang liya
uthte nahi hain, mere haath is dua ke baad
humne allah se yaar maanga hai
humne allah se yaar maanga hai

aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
duaayen mangne se
chhaanv zulfon ki nahin milti
mohabbat zindagi ki sabse
mushqil aazmaayish hain
tadap hai dard hai aansu hain
ruswaai bhi hai ismein
magar ye aazma lene ke
kaabil aazmaayish hai

ye dil chaahe toote
padenge hum na jhoothhe
tumhare liye bekaraar honge
ye dil chaahe toote
padenge hum na jhhoothhe
tumhaare liye bekarar honge

ye dil chahe toote
padenge hum na jhhoothhe
tumhaare liye bekraar honge
uthhaaye maine naina
to aar paar honge
tumhi ek nahin
sab nisaar honge

uthhaaye maine naina
to aar paar honge
tumhi ek nahin
sab nisaar honge

uthhaaye maine naina
to aar paar honge
tumhi ek nahin
sab nisaar honge

hum jisko dil de den
usi ke yaar honge
tumhi ek nahin
sab nisaar honge


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Blog Day : 3535 Post No. : 14200

Yesterday (22 march 2018), the blog was having a dot day till about 8 PM and then three articles were published just as the day was getting over, duly taking care of the “debutant” movie song as well as the YIPPEE movie for the day. Today (23 march 2018), we have had four songs discussed already, and that covers the “debutant” movie song as well as the YIPPEE movie.

But we are not done for the day. People have not noticed that we are onto another landmark. These days we mention the post number in the beginning of the post. The last article had its post number as 14199. So the next article has to be the net century post for the blog, viz post number 14200.

This century post occasion must be the most uneventful as well as the most underprepared century post. I was not sure about the song I was going to pick for the occasion till very late. I thought that I had chosen the song. But that song got changed in the afternoon. In the evening that song got changed again. This song, the 14200th song for the blog will appear at around 11 PM IST, after being finalised at about 8 PM ! In fact I discovered this song and heard it for the first time at 8 PM !

I had decided that this century post would cover a song penned by Kaifi Azmi. so the songs that I kept chosing and changing were all penned by Kaifi Azmi.

It was yesterday evening that I had decided on Kaifi Azmi as the artist to feature for the century song. So I began to research on the songs of Kaifi Azmi. I found, much to my surprise that the list of all songs penned by Kaifi Azmi is not available online, unlike the case for many other artists. Kaifi Azmi has an official site but I found that site a half hearted attempt and there I could not find what I was looking for.

So I spend my time from yesyterday evening till this evening compiling the list of all Kaifi Azmi songs that he has penned in HFM. I arrived at a figure of 351 songs from 88 movies. I was under the impression that Kaifi Azmi was on 199 in the blog and so I was hoping that this song would combine blog century will Kaifi Azmi’s 200th song in the blog. But I found that my earlier calcutaion was incorrect. Kaifi Azmi is on 189 and not quite 199. Nevertheless, now I have a fairly good idea about Kaifi Azmi’s output in Hindi movies.

I find that the music directors with whom Kaifi Azmi worked could be broadly categorised in two categories- First category was those who were lovers of urdu. Second category were those who did not have command over Hindi/ Urdu but they realised the value of a good lyricist.

In the first category, we have music directors like Madan Mohan, Ghulam Mohammad, Khayyam, Jaidev, A R Qureshy, Pt Lachchiram, O P Nayyar, Roshan etc etc. Kaifi Azmi worked with Madan Mohan in 14 movies, which is the highest number of movies for him with one music director. On the other end of the spectrum, he worked with Roshan and O P Nayyar in just one song each. The first song in the blog was sole Roshan composition that Kaifi Azmi penned. So this blog was starged with a rare song though it was not realised at that time. 🙂

The only O P Nayyar composition that was penned by Kaifi Azmi was the lilting title song of “Bahaaren Phir Bhi Aayengi” (1966).

The other category of music directors with whom Kaifi Azmi was associated in HFM were those who had poor command over Hindi/ Urdu. They were mostly Bangla speakers. But what compositions they created with Kaifi Azmi. This category of music directors include names like S D Burman, Hemant Kumar, Kamal Mitra, Bappi Lahiri, Aparesh Lahiri, Robin, Kanu Roy, Dilip Roy etc.

For this occasion, I have chosen a song that must be regarded as a rare song on many counts. This song is a rare song per se, in the sense that I had not heard this song till now, even though this song was composed in 1970, when I as a precocious music loving kid would listen to all HFM that would get played on Radio, loudspeakers etc.

This song can also be desribed as rare because it is a club song as well as a Helen dance song. One does not associate Kaifi Azmi with a Helen dance song, but this song is very much a Helen dance song.

Though the song has dance by Helen, she does not do any lip syncing. The song is a male solo song. It is sung by Mahendra Kapoor, regarded uncharitably as poor man’s Rafi by some. The song is lip synced as a party song in Shammi Kapoor style. No, it is lip synced neither by Shammi Kapoor nor by Vishwajeet, whom many people rather uncharitably regarded as poor man’s Shammi Kapoor. the song is lip synced by Chandrashekhar who could well be described as a poor man’s Vishwajeet. That would make him poor man’s poor man’s Shammi Kapoor. 🙂 The song does have such self effacing lines as

dekh ke mujhko munh pher lete hain sab
mera chehra gareebi ka hai ishtihaar

The picturisation also shows some well known villains in attendance. K N Singh and Jeewan are present on the occasion. Jeewan seems to have understood every word of this heavy duty lyrics, going by his facial expression. 🙂

I got to listen to the song a few times in the process of noting down of the lyrics. I found the song growingon me. It is that kind of song.

So here is this unsung song as the rather unnoticed 14200th song in the blog. This century took a sedate 26 days. Hopefully we will pick up speed in the coming days and weeks.

I take this opportunity to thank one and all for their continued support, good wishes and encouragement that keep fuelling this musical bandwagon. Let us hope that this bandwagon keep on rolling, like the mythical perpetual motion machine.


Song-Chaand bhi hai sitaare bhi hain bazm mein (Daghabaaz)(1970) Singer-Mahendra Kapoor, Lyrics-Kaifi Azmi, MD-Dilip Roy

Lyrics

chaand bhi hai sitaare bhi hain bazm mein
chaand bhi hai sitaare bhi hain bazm mein
jaane kya raaz hai kyun ujaala nahin
chhed di maine dil ki ye baaten kahaan
dil ki baaten koi sun’newaala nahin
chaand bhi hai sitaare bhi hain bazm mein

dekh ke mujhko munh pher lete hain sab
mera chehra gareebi ka hai ishtihaar
dekh ke mujhko munh pher lete hain sab
mera chehra gareebi ka hai ishtihaar
apne sar pe chita apni rakkhe huye
apne sar pe chita apni rakkhe huye
thokaren khaayin duniya ke aage hazaar
thokaren khaayin duniya ke aage hazaar
aur kisi ne bhi badhke sambhaala nahin
dil ki baaten koi sun’newaala nahin
chaand bhi hai sitaare bhi hain bazm mein

sar agar phodna hai to sar phod lo
saaya dhoondho na chaandi ki deewaar mein
sar agar phodna hai to sar phod lo
saaya dhoondho na chaandi ki deewaar mein
pyaar ka geet honthon tak aaya to thha
pyaar ka geet honthon tak aaya to thha
kho gaya aa ke sone ki jhankaar mein
kho gaya aa ke sone ki jhankaar mein
dard patthar ne seene mein paala nahin
dil ki baaten koi sun’newaala nahin
chaand bhi hai sitaare bhi hain bazm mein

raat dhalti rahi
jashn hota raha
raat dhalti rahi
jashn hota raha
log hanste rahe
koi rota raha
shukriya kis jubaan se ada keejiye
shukriya kis jubaan se ada keejiye
dil mein kaanta zamaana chubhota raha
dil mein kaanta zamaana chubhota raha
mujhko mahfil se lekin nikaala nahin
dil ki baaten koi sun’newaala nahin
chaand bhi hai sitaare bhi hain bazm mein
jaane kya raaz hai kyun ujaala nahin
chhed di maine dil ki ye baaten kahaan
dil ki baaten koi sun’newaala nahin
chaand bhi hai sitaare bhi hain bazm mein


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Blog Day : 3519 Post No. : 14133

“Kaaghaz Ki Naao” (1975) was produced and directed by BR Ishara for BRI Arts, Bombay. The movie had Sarika and Raj Kiran (making their debuts as lead actors in grown up roles). The movie also had Pradeep Kumar, Aruna Irani, Helen, IS Johar, Paaro, Johnny Whisky, Dileep Dutt, Shyam Dubey, Amal Sen, Hamid, Asha Sharma, Rajni Verma, Hardeep, Maniyar, Arbind Dasgupta, Manhar Desai, Asit Sen, Manmohan Krishan, Reena Ghosh, Master Mitthoo etc. in it.

There were four songs in the movie. Three of these songs have been covered in the past.

Here are the details of the three songs already covered in the blog:-

Song Title

Post No.

Post Date

Har janam mein hamaara milan 5050 22-Nov-11
Main tumhaare khayaalon mein khoi rahi 6610 8-Sep-12
Aaj sakhi main baabul ka ghar chhod chali 14127 5-Mar-18

Here is the fourth and final song from “Kaaghaz Ki Naao”(1975) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Asha Bhonsle. Naqsh Llayalpuri is the lyricist. Music is composed by Sapan Jagmohan.

The song is picturised as a mujra song on Aruna Irani and Pradeep Kumar.

With this song, “Kaaghaz Ki Naao”(1975) joins the list of movies that have all their songs covered in the blog.

This song marks an “artificial”, but significant century for the blog. “Kaaghaz Ki Naao”(1975) becomes the 1100th movie that has been YIPPEED in the blog. To put things in perspective, 1100 movies constitutes some one fifth of all the movies that were released from 1931 till 1980. These 1100 movies had nearly 7100 songs in them, viz. 50 % of all the songs covered in the blog.

While some movies are easy to YIPPEE, if all their songs are all time classics and so readily available, majority of movies are such that at least one or two of their songs are rare and obscure. Searching for these songs can be a tall order. There are cases where the missing songs are not even available online. There are several instances where the missing songs of these movies had to be uploaded and made available online for the first time by us (read by Sudhir Ji).

One benefit of YIppying a movie is that we no longer have to search for songs of that movie. We can forget about these movies and concentrate of movies that are as yet unyippeed.

To take the example of the year 1959, 1959 saw as many as 114 movies getting released. 103 of these movies are represented in the blog. As many as 47 of these movies are already YIPPEED. This is the highest number of YIPPEED movies from one calender year. So in effect, now we only have to search for missing songs from 56 + 11 movies of 1959.

“Rajnigandha”(1974) was the first movie to be YIPPEED in the blog on 10 september 2008. We were not even aware of this fact on that date. 🙂 It was the only YIPPEED movie during 2008. 2009 saw another 8 movies getting YIPPEED. It is from 2012 that we consciously started thinking on YIPPYing movies. More that 10 movies each are being YIPPEED since 2012. As many as 202 movies were YIPPEED in 2013, which is the highest number of movies YIPPEED in a year.

This year 2018 has seen us YIPPYIng at least one movie every day. Till now we have YIPPEED 66 movies in 65 days of the year. We were on a similar new year resolution during the last year of 2017 as well. On that year we posted one YIPPEE every day till 5 may 2017, viz for 125 days, when that steak got broken on 6 may 2017. Let us see how long our unbroken streak of 2018 lasts. 🙂

The blog at present has songs from 3858 movies and we are adding one extra movie every day (which is another new year resolution with us). My guess is that all the songs may be available for around 2000 movies. It may not be possible for other movies to get YIPPEED because all songs of these movies are not available.

Time will show whether I am proved right or otherwise vis a vis final tally of YIPPEED movies in the blog. For now, let us celebrate having the 1100th YIPPEED movie in the blog.


Song-Na jaiyyo re sautan ghar sainyya (Kaaghaz ki Naao)(1975) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Naqsh Llayalpuri, MD-Sapan Jagmohan

Lyrics

na jaiyo re ae
sautan ghar sainya
na jaiyo re sautan ghar sainya
ruk ja main ro ro padoon tore painya
ruk ja main ro ro padoon tore painya
na jaiyo re sautan ghar sainya
na jaiyo re ae

jaadu bhi jaane wo tona bhi jaane
najariya se dil ko pirona bhi jaane
hans ke mile door hona bhi jaane
hans ke mile door hona bhi jaane
tu hi na maane
na maane ae ae
na jaiyo re sautan ghar sainya
ruk ja main ro ro padoon tore painya
na jaiyo re ae sautan ghar sainya
na jaiyo re ae

tan se lubhaaye
adaaon se loote
pal mein vo maane to pal mein hi roothhe
bairan ke hote hain sab roop jhoothe
bairan ke hote hai sab roop jhoothe
tu hi na jaane na jaane ae ae
na jaiyo re sautan ghar sainya
na jaiyo re sautan ghar sainya
ruk ja main ro ro padoon tore painya
ruk ja main ro ro padoon tore painya
na jaiyo re sautan ghar sainya
na jaiyo re ae ae ae


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Blog Day : 3509 Post No. : 14100

Every morning I walk my pets by turns. That is a good time for thinking and getting interesting thoughts. I realised that our blog centuries (when they are taking place at their normal pace) are like lunar months. In the past, we would complete our centuries in 15-16 days which was like one paksh of a lunar month. Nowadays we are taking nearly twice as long to complete a century. In other words, our centuries these days take as long as a lunar month. In other words, these days we are getting one century post per month.

It is different this month. In this month of february 2018, we had touched post number 14000 on the very first day. Today, towards the fag end of february 2018, we reach the next century, viz 14100th post in the blog. It is rare to have two full moons in one month and that has led to the phrase “once in a blue moon”. January 2018 was a blue moon month as far as two full moons were concerned. February 2018 is a “once in a blue moon” month for the blog as far as appearance of two century posts is concerned. When I checked up, I found that the last time we had two century posts in a month was in april 2017. 🙂

Whenever one is dealing with big numbers, one cannot help but devise some statistical tools to judge one’s performance. In limited overs cricket, we have strike rate. In this blog, I have devised a term called blog strike rate. Blog strike rate is nothing but the number of songs per day. One can divide the number of song posts by the number of days in which these posts appeared. We are going at a strike rate of just over 4 songs a day throughout the existence of the blog.

Then there are other interesting statistical analysis that are possible. For instance, number of songs that were created in a year and the number of songs from that year that are covered in the blog. Another variation is number of movies that were released in a year and the number of movies of that year that are represented in the blog. For instance, the year 1964 had 99 movies and 671 songs. The blog has 90 of these movies and 422 of these songs represented in the blog. 44 of these movies are already YIPPEED. So 46 up YIPPEED movies plus nine unrepresented movies from 1964 remain to be covered in the blog.

Covering the as yet unrepresented songs may not be as simple and straightforward as it may appear to the uninitiated. For instance, the nine missing movies of 1964 are rare movies. Sudhir Jee is on a mission to cover the missing movies of 1960s. In two years and three months he has covered more than 60 missing movies of 1960s in the blog. There were 929 movies released in 1960s. As many as 808 of them are covered in the blog with 361 of them already YIPPEED. So just over one hundred movies of 1960s are yet to be covered in the blog. We are making progress regularly. Still a stage will come when we will end up a few movies and a few hundred songs short because of unavailability of the remaining movies and /or songs. In all some 6521 songs were created in 1960s. The blog has 3488 of them. Just over 3000 songs of 1960s remain to be covered.

The decade of 1950s is the most well represented in the blog. 1111 movies are 8654 songs were created during this decade. The blog has 996 movies and 4627 songs represented in the blog, with 348 of these movies already YIPPEED.

Another statistics that is of great interest to me is the number of artists represented in the blog.The lyricists, singers and music directors represented in the blog add up to over 2000. The number of artists on whom these songs were picturised, or who helped create these movies also add up to a considerable number.

Well known artists find considerable representation in the blog. In addition, the blog also gives coverage and recognition to artists who are lesser known and even obscure.

This century songs seeks to recognise the contribution of one of the lesser known artist. This artist is Johny Whisky. This name is obviously inspired from Johny Walker. Johny Whisky (8 february 1932- 7 december 2006), originally named Sheikh Zennul Abdeen, has figured in bit roles in lots of movies starting from 1960s till 1990s. He worked in bit roles and he was too insignificant an actor unlike Johny Walker who tended to have at least one song earmarked for himself in ever movie. Still, Johny Whisky’s voice has been used in a few songs. Johny Whisky got to lend his voice in a song in “Akeli Mat Jaiyyo” (1963), viz. Chal chal chal mere dil and in a song in “Anjaam”(1968) viz. Mubaarak ho tumko ye jungle puraana.

The song under discussion is one where Johny Whisky is the main singer. Johny Whisky plays a eunuch who in India tend to look for houses with newborns. They would reach that house armed with dholaks and sing “badhaai”. That is the main occupation of this third gender in India.

The song is a “badhaai” song which is sung by Johny Whisky and chorus. Though only the audio is availabble, but it is clear that the song is picturised on Johny Whisky and others playing “hijdas”. Though this song is mentioned as a traditioan song, Sahir Ludhianvi is credited as the lyricist of this song in Akshay Manwani’s ‘Sahir Ludhianvi- The People’s Poet’.

Music is composed by C Arjun.

This song is the fifth and final song from the movie so this doubles up as the YIPPEE movie of the day as well.

Here are the details of the earlier songs from the movie covered in the blog.

Song Title

Post No.

Post Date

Ham mein hai kyaa ke hamen koi haseena chaahe 5212 28-Dec-11
Ab se pehle to ye dil ki haalat na thhi 7942 20-Apr-13
Ek khwaab e tamanna bhoole thhe 12493 25-Oct-16
Us jaan e do aalam ka jalwa (Nawaab Saahib) 13373 26-Jun-17

Lyrics of this song were sent to me by Avinash Scrapwala.

With this song, “Nawaab Saahib”(1978) joins the list of movies that have all their songs covered in the blog. The blog ofcouse clocks 14100th song post with this song.

As always, I take this opportunity to thank one and all for their continous support, encouragement, contributions, suggestions etc which is helping this bandwagon moving along in this musical journey where we rarely halt at any stops.


Song-Ladke ki aaj main mubaarakbaadi dene aayi (Nawab Sahib)(1978) Singer-Johny Whisky, Lyrics-Sahir Ludhianvi, MD-C Arjun
Chorus
Johny Whisky + Chorus
Unknown male voice

Lyrics(Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

Mubarak ho o
Salaamat raho o
Kahaan chale gaye sab log
Dholak nikaalo
Shurru karo

Ladke ki aaj main
Mubaarak baadi dene aayi
Ladke ki aaj main
Mubaarak baadi dene aayi

Mubaarak baadi dene aayi
salaamat baadi gaane aayi
Mubaarak baadi dene aayi
Salaamat baadi gaane aayi

Ladke ki aaj main
Mubaarak baadi dene aayi
Ladke ki aaj main
Mubaarak baadi dene aayi

Chandan ka palnaa laayi
aur
Resham ki dori laayi

Kurta aur topi laayi
Aur ?? laayi
Dena sarkaar more
Manmaange muraad paayi
Dena sarkaar more
Manmaange muraad paayi

Ladke ki aaj main
Mubaarak baadi dene aayi
Ladke ki aaj main
Mubaarak baadi dene aayi

Haaye ek ruppalli
Haaye
Haaye

Inke Khaalu
Daiyya re daiyya
Inki Maami
Daiyya re daiyya
Unke chaacha
Daiyya re daiyya
Bachcha jachcha pe shobhe
Heera moti panna jaise
Chaand ke aas paas
Taaramandal chamke jaise
Dena sarkaar more
Manmaange muraad paayi
Haan
Dena sarkaar more
Manmaange muraad paayi

Ladke ki aaj main
Mubaarak baadi dene aayi
Ladke ki aaj main
Mubaarak baadi dene aayi

O koi filmi gaana sunaao na
to Haan leo
Filmi gaana suno
Inhi logon ne
Inhi logon ne ae
Inhi logon ne
Le leena aa
Le leena
Duppatta mera
Inhi logon ne
Le lina
Duppatta mera
Inhi logon ne
Le leena
Duppatta mera
Inhi logon ne ae
Inhi logon ne ae
Inhi logon ne ae
Aa hey
Inhi logon ne ae
Inhi logon ne ae
Le lina
Duppatta mera
Inhi logon ne
Le lina
Duppatta mera aa

Amaa yaar
Koyi phadakta huaa gaana sunaao

Nazar laagi raaja tore bangle pe
Nazar laagi raani tore bangle pe
Nazar laagi raani tore bangle pe

Aa aa
Tore bangle pe raaja aa
Tore bangle pe
Tore bangle pe raaja aa
Tore bangle pe
Haay haay
Nazar laagi raaja tore bangle pe

Nazar laagi raaja tore bangle pe
Nazar laagi raaja tore bangle pe


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

Blog Day : 3486 Post No. : 14001

#the Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 61 # Movies with same titles ‘Haar Jeet’
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Recently our dear Kamath Saab shared the song ‘Mast Pawan Shaakhen Lehraayen’ from the 1940 movie ‘Haar Jeet’. And seeing that post I immediately recalled sharing one song from the film having the same title – ‘Haar Jeet’ and released in 1972. I thought that a song from this ‘Haar Jeet’ (1972) was already posted on the blog. Or maybe it was discussed in some post or mentioned in comments on the blog.

And very co-incidentally few days before the post of Kamath Saab I was browsing the blog for the movies that I was searching in the ‘list-of-songs-by-movies’ but was unable to locate them. At that time I also searched for this movie ‘Haar Jeet’ (1972), but could not locate it.  Simultaneously I succeeded to locate ‘Chaacha Bhateeja’ (1977), which was recently introduced on the blog. The spelling I was searching with was ‘Chacha Bhatijaa’ (like ‘Chacha Chaudhary’ (1953) and ‘Chacha Zindabad’ (1959)). Then I also found the movie ‘Samaapti’ (1949) which I tried to search with wrong 🙂 options like ‘Sampatti’.

When I could not locate the 1972 ‘Haar Jeet’, I tried to search it with different spelling combinations. But could not succeed. So, I concluded that this movie is yet to make a debut on the blog. And if this post, is passed by our Central Board of Post Certification 😉 this movie is going to make a debut on the blog today. This post and the debut of this movie also serves one of my ‘purpose’ of introducing the ‘movies having same title’.

My last post in this endeavor was on 24 Sep 2016 when I shared the song Ye Pyaar Bada Beimaan Hai from the 1951 movie ‘Saudaagar’. After such a long gap, even I have to ask myself – ‘itney din tum kahaan rahe’ 🙂

On our blog we already have ‘Haar Jeet’ from 1940 and also from 1954. Today this ‘third’ ‘Haar Jeet’ of 1972 makes a debut on the blog. This film is directed by CP Dixit for ‘Prithvi Pictures, Bombay’. It was a social movie. In a footnote, HFGK makes a note that this movie was based on the story of K Balachander’s ‘Thamarai Nenjam’. This movie was passed by Censor Board on 10.04.1972. It has Rehana Sultan, Anil Dhawan, Radha Saluja, Mehmood, Madan Puri, Dhoomal, Baby Sarika, Master Alankar, Baby Tabassum, Chintu, Bhola, Jal Khatau, Arun Kumar and Kamini Kaushal in friendly appearance.

The film has four songs as per HFGK Vol- V. All the four songs are written by Anand Bakshi, and music is composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal. Asha Bhonsle, Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar and Manna Dey have lent their voices to the songs in this movie.

Today’s song is a lovely duet sung by Asha Bhonsle and Kishore Kumar and lip synced on screen by Radha Saluja and Anil Dhawan respectively. Lyrics are by Anand Bakshi, and music is composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal.

Since I had not watched this movie I could not say much about this movie or its songs. I would request our knowledgeable readers to throw more light on this movie and its songs.

Song – Itney Din Tum Kahaan Rahe (Haar Jeet) (1972) Singer – Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Anand Bakshi, MD – Laxmikant Pyaarelal
Kishore Kumar + Asha Bhosle

Lyrics

dil bechain rahaa tum bin
raatein guzaari maine taare gin gin
dil bechain rahaa tum bin
raatein guzaari maine taare gin gin
itney din
itney din
itney din..nn
tum kahaan rahe

dil bechain rahaa tum bin
raatein guzaari maine taare gin gin
itney din
itney din
itney din..nn
tum kahaan rahe
bolo itney din..nn tum kahaan rahe  

mujhko tumse hai ye gila
na tum miley na chain mila
mujhko tumse hai ye gila
na tum miley na chain mila
main na mili
kuchh kaam raha
lab pe tumhara naam raha
sach hai bahaana ye lekin
haan
itney din..nn tum kahaan rahe
bolo itney din..nn tum kahaan rahe

kya tum bhi majboor rahe
isliye mujhse door rahe
kya tum bhi majboor rahe
isliye mujhse door rahe
aa
kal parson barsaat huyi
isliye na mulaqaat huyi
jaan udaas rahi tum bin
itney din..nn tum kahaan rahe
haan itney din..nn tum kahaan rahe

chhodo shiqve pyaar karo
baithon aankhen chaar karo
chhodo shikave pyaar karo
baithon aankhe chaar karo
aaj bhi waqt na kho jaaye
bhool koi na ho jaaye
main nadaan hoon tum kamsin
haa
itney din..nn tum kahaan rahe
bolo itney din.. 
aa aa aa
tum kahaan rahe

dil bechain rahaa tum bin
aa aa
raatein guzaari maine taare gin gin
oo oo
itney din
itney din
itney din..nn tum kahaan rahe
bolo
itney din tum kahaan rahe
tum kahaan rahe
tum kahaan rahe
tum kahaan rahe
tum kahaan rahe
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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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दिल बेचैन रहा तुम बिन
रातें गुजारी मैंने तारे गिन गिन
दिल बेचैन रहा तुम बिन
रातें गुजारी मैंने तारे गिन गिन
इतने दिन
इतने दिन
इतने दिन॰॰॰
तुम कहाँ रहे

दिल बेचैन रहा तुम बिन
रातें गुजारी मैंने तारे गिन गिन
इतने दिन
इतने दिन
इतने दिन॰॰॰
तुम कहाँ रहे
बोलो इतने दिन
तुम कहाँ रहे

मुझको तुमसे है ये गिला
न तुम मिले न चैन मिला
मुझको तुमसे है ये गिला
न तुम मिले न चैन मिला
मैं ना मिली
कुछ काम रहा
लब पे तुम्हारा नाम रहा
सच है बहाना ये लेकिन
हाँ
इतने दिन॰॰॰ तुम कहाँ रहे
बोलो इतने दिन॰॰॰ तुम कहाँ रहे

क्या तुम भी मजबूर रहे
इसलिए मुझसे दूर रहे
क्या तुम भी मजबूर रहे
इसलिए मुझसे दूर रहे

कल परसों बरसात हुयी
इसलिए ना मुलाक़ात हुयी
जान उदास रही तुम बिन
इतनी दिन॰॰॰ तुम कहाँ रहे
हाँ इतने दिन॰॰॰ तुम कहाँ रहे

छोडो शिकवे प्यार करो
बैठों आँखे चार करो
छोडो शिकवे प्यार करो
बैठों आँखे चार करो
आज भी वक़्त न खो जाए
भूल कोई न हो जाए
मैं नादान हूँ तुम कमसिन
हा इतने दिन॰॰॰ तुम कहाँ रहे
बोलो इतने दिन॰॰॰
आ आ आ
तुम कहाँ रहे

दिल बेचैन रहा तुम बिन
आ आ आ
रातें गुजारी मैंने तारे गिन गिन
ओ ओ ओ 
इतने दिन
इतने दिन
इतने दिन॰॰॰
तुम कहाँ रहे
बोलो इतने दिन॰॰॰
तुम कहाँ रहे
तुम कहाँ रहे
तुम कहाँ रहे
तुम कहाँ रहे



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