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

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Blog Day :

4977 Post No. : 16853

“Umrao Jaan” (1981) was produced and directed by Muzaffar Ali for Integrated Films, Bombay. The movie had Rekha, Farooq Sheikh, Naseruddin Shah, Raj Babbar, Shaukat Kaifi, Bharat Bhushan, Satish Shah, Prema Narayan, Dina Pathak, Leela Mishra, Akbar Rashid, Gajanan Jagirdar, Khan Ghizlai, Rita Rani Kaul etc in it.

The movie had nine songs in it. Eight of these songs have been covered in the past. Here are the details of the songs that are covered so far:-

Blog Post number Song Date of post Singer(s)
610 In aankhon ki masti 24 January 2009 Asha Bhonsle
3105 Dil cheez kyaa hai aap meri jaan leejiye 10 October 2010 Asha Bhonsle
5460 Ye kya jagah hai doston 15 February 2012 Asha Bhonsle
5556 Zindagi jab bhi teri bazm mein lati hai hamen 1 March 2012 Talat Aziz
6578 Justju jiski thhi usko to na paaya hamne 4 September 2012 Asha Bhonsle
9432 Pratham dhar dhyaan 10 February 2014 Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Shahida Khan, Runa Prasad
15463 Jhoola kinne daala re 1 March 2020 Shahida Khan (in record version), Ustaad Ghulam Mustafa Khan (in movie version)
16829 Jab bhi milti hai mujhe ajnabi lagti kyun hai 15 February 202 Asha Bhonsle

Here is the ninth and final song from “Umrao Jaan”(1981). The song is sung by Jagjit Kaur and chorus. The lyrics are traditional, and it is popularly believed that they were written by Amir Khusro. Music is composed by Khayyam.

The song is picturised on Umme Farwa, Seema Sathyu and others.

Lyrics of the song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

With this song, all the songs of “Umrao Jaan” (1981) are covered in the blog and the movie thus joins the list of movies that have been YIPPEED in the blog.
With this song, Khayyam now has 200 of his music compositions in the blog.
audio link: (full song )


video link: (partial)

Song-Kaahe ko byaahe bides (Umrao Jaan)(1981) Singer-Jagjit Kaur, Lyrics-Amir Khusro, MD-Khayyam
Chorus

Lyrics

kaahey ko byaahey bides
arrey lakhiyaa baabul mohey ae
kaahey ko byaahey ae bides
arrey lakhiyaa baabul morey ae
kaahey ko byaahey ae bides

hum to baabul torey beley ki kaliyaan..aan
hum to babul torey beley ki kaliyaan
arrey ghar ghar maangey hain ??
arrey aey ae lakhiyaan babul mohey
kaahey ko byaahey bides
arrey lakkhiyaa babul morey ae
kaahey ko byaahey ae bides

hum to baabul torey
pinjrey ki chidiyaan….aan
hum to baabul torey
pinjrey ki chidiyaan

arrey kuhuk kuhuk rahee jaaye
arrey aey ae lakhiyaa babul morey aey ae
kaahey ko byaahey ae bides
arrey lakhiyaa baabul morey aey ae
kaahey ko byaahey ae bides

mehlaa taley se ae
dolaa jo niklaa..aaa
mehlaa taley se ae
dolaa jo niklaa..aaa

arrey beeran ne khaayee pachchaad
arrey aey ae lakkhiyaa babul mohey ae
kaahey ko byaahey bides
arrey lakhiyaan babul morey
kaahey ko byaahey ae bides

bhaiyyaa ko diyo baabul
mehlaa do mehlaa…aaa
bhaiyya ko diyo babul
mehlaa do mehlaa

arrey hamko deeyo pardes
arrey aey ae lakhiyaan baabul morey
kaahey ko byaahey ae bides
arrey lakhiyaa baabul morey ae
kaahey ko byaahey ae bides
arrey lakhiyaa baabul morey ae
kaahey ko byaahey ae bides


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Blog Day :

4947 Post No. : 16806

Like how Indians achieved freedom on 15 August 1947, most kids like me achieved their freedom when they started going to college. I achieved my freedom in may/ june 1978, when I passed my matriculation examination and got admitted to college. When I was in school, the only landmark I passed while commuting between home and school was the railway station. But now I came across almost all the movie halls of Ranchi as I commuted between home and college (St Xavier’s College, Ranchi). Being a college going person, I was considered grown up. In reality I was not even 16 at that time and I was not able to handle this new found freedom with responsibility.

So I began to watch movies with a vengeance when I should have been attending practical classes, that took place in the second half coinciding with the matinee show of movies.

It is not that I only watched matinee shows. There were occasions when I would be alone at home. Then I would watch evening and even night shows. Returning back on foot at midnight after the night show was no big deal for me. Law and order was that good in Ranchi those days. I am not aware how things are there today.

‘Jaani Dushman’ (1979) was much in news even before its release. It was supposed to be a mega movie, challenging all the mega movies that had come before, like say ‘Mughal e Azam’ (1960), ‘Waqt’ (1965), ‘Sholay’ (1975) etc. But there was a catch. The censor board felt that the movie was a ‘horror’ movie and watching it would be a dreadful exercise for weak hearts. So Censors, after lots of delays and objections, finally allowed the movie to get released with an A certificate.

I watched this movie in night show. The fact that it was a horror movie, and an A cerificate movie, and thirdly I myself was not an adult till that time did not deter me. Macho people in Bihar (Ranchi was still Bihar those days) did not care for such minor details. 🙂

When I watched the movie, I wondered what was the fuss about this being a ‘horror’ movie. There was no horror whatsoever as far as I was concerned. There was one scene where the ghost is supposedly seen rotating his head while this body is stationary. I could clearly detect that the body was actually built of cardboard, and the ghost (played by Sanjeev Kumar) stood inside the cardboard body and moved his body. Only the most naive people would fail to see this cheap ruse. Instead of feeling any horror, I felt pity at the makers of the movie as well as at the censors.

Even the movie was no great shakes. Indian movie makers have created a false narrative about ichchaadhaari naagin and they keep making movies on this theme. And the gullible movie watchers keep falling for this false narrative.

I was not much impressed with this movie. It was well past midnight when the night show ended and I returned back home on foot, walking some two kms. Most of the walk was along the road running parallel to the rail track going towards Ranchi Railway station.

This movie, which was a damp squib as far as I was concerned, was produced and directed by Raj Kumar Kohli for Shankar Movies, Bombay. The huge star cast of the movie included Sunil Dutt, Sanjeev Kumar, Shatrughan Sinha, Reena Roy, Neeta Mehta, Shobhini Singh, Roopesh Kumar, Madan Puri, Shakti, Anwar Hussain, Amrish Puri, Murad, Sulochana, Jayshree T., Indrani Mukherji, Aarti, Sheetal, Raza Murad, Jagdeep, Paintal Mac Mohan, Ram Soni, Maruti etc. Then there were special appearances by Vinod Mehra, Vikram, Prem Nath, Rekha, Neetu Singh, Bindiya Goswami, Sarika. Yogita Bali and Aruna Irani were in guest appearances. Then there was “above all- special apperance”- by Jeetendra.

Was I impressed by this star cast ? Not a chance. Where were the biggest names of the industry ? No Amitabh Bachchan, No Dharmendra, No Vinod Khanna. No Hema Malini, No Zeenat Aman, No Parveen Babi. I was suitably underwhelmed with the cast of the movie.

The songs of the movie were popular. The Rafi doli song soon became an iconic song, at par with his earlier doli song “Baabul ki Duaayen leti Jaa“. Apart from that I found most other songs s as just so so stuff.

The movie had six songs in it. Five songs have been covered in the blog so far. Here are the details of these five songs :-

Blog post number Song Date of post Singer (s)
459 Tere haathon mein pahna ke choodiyaan 28 December 2008 Rafi, Asha Bhonsle
11607 O meri jaan bol meri jaan 28 November 2015 Kishore KUmar, Anuradha Paudwal
14521 Mausam na koi bahaar jaisa 24 July 2018 Kishore Kumar, Mahendra Kapoor, Asha Bhonsle
15147 Chalo re doli uthhaao kahaar piya milan ki rut aayi 31 July 2019 Rafi
16751 Saare rishtey naate tod ke aa gayi 7 January 2022 Lata

Only one song from the movie is left to be covered. Here is that song.

This song is sung by Asha Bhonsle. Shatrughan Sinha utters a few words and that is enough for him to get credited as a singer in this song. Verma Malik is the lyricist. Music is composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal. The song is picturised on Reena Roy and Shatrughan Sinha. The previous song covered earlier this year was also picturised on Reena Roy but there it was sung by Lata Mangeshkar. Reena Roy singing separate songs in the voices of different Mangeshkar sisters in the same movie, this did not appear anything special those days, but with passage of time this must be regarded as something special. There may not be so many cases where the same actor sings in the voices of different siblings.

As mentioned earlier I did not find the songs of the movie (apart from one Rafi solo) any great shakes. But I was in a minority. With time, these songs have retained their popularity. Youngsters, may of them not even born when this movie was released appear quite impressed with the songs of the movie. This song, both its singing and picturisation gets favorable comments from most people watching this song on YouTube. When I think about it, I have to grudgingly admit that the songs of this movie are good songs to listen to.

I did not pay much attention to this song in the past. But now that I paid attention, I realise that it is nicely sung song by Asha Bhonsle. With this song, Asha Bhonsle silently and unnoticeably completes 2900 songs in the blog.

So, with this song, “Jaani Dushman”(1979) gets YIPPEED in the blog whereas Asha Bhonsle completes a barely believable 2900 songs in the blog.

Here is the song. Enjoy !


Song-Aisi waisi na samajh sajna(Jaani Dushman)(1979) Singers-Asha Bhonsle, Shatrughan Sinha, Lyrics-Verma Malik, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics

aisi waisi na samajh sajna
aisi waisi na samajh sajna
jaan de doongi ya jaan le loongi
aisi waisi na samajh sajna
aisi waisi na samajh sajna
jaan de doongi ya jaan le loongi
aisi waisi na samajh sajna

itna to mera dil bhi
jaanta zaroor hai
kitni tu mere paas hai
aur kitni tu door hai

kaante ya phool jo bhi chaahe
ismein daal de
kaante ya phool jo bhi chaahe
ismein daal de
maine to zindagi ka daaman bichha diya
maine to zindagi ka daaman bichha diya
daaman bichha diya
abhi na tu samjhe mujhe apna
haan
mujhe apna
haaye mujhe apna aa aa
aisi waisi na samajh sajna
aisi waisi na samajh sajna
jaan de doongi ya jaan le loongi ee
aisi waisi na samajh sajna

jo dekh raha hoon kahin wo
khwaab to nahin
kaanton ke bhes mein chhupa
gulaab to nahin

is kadar tu ab dil ke kareeb hai
is kadar tu ab dil ke kareeb hai
lagta hai mere pyaar ka tu hi
naseeb hai
naseeb hai
maine jo kaha
use yaad
haan yaad
zara yaad rakhna aa aa
aisi waisi na samajh sajna
aisi waisi na samajh sajna
jaan de doongi ya jaan le loongi
aisi waisi na samajh sajna


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Blog Day :

4924 Post No. : 16759

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2012-2022) – Song No. 06
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This day ten year ago (viz on 10 January 2012) saw five songs from five different movies getting discussed on the blog. Here are the details:-

blog post number Song Movie (Year) Remarks
5275 Chaand bhi koi deewaana hai Apna Ghar Apni Kahaani (1968) 4 songs covered out of 6 so far
5276 Tu jo mere sur mein Chitchor (1976) Fourth and final song of the movie. Movie YIPPEED with this song.
5277 Zidd na karo ab to ruko Lahu Ke Do Rang (1979) 4 songs covered so far out of 8
5278 Jaanm jaanam tera mera pyaar naya hai Saawan Ko Aane Do(1979) Movie YIPPEED by now
5279 Sapna dekhen mere khoye khoye naina Anand Mahal (1977) Only this song from the movie has been covered in the blog so far

As we can see, “Apna Ghar Apni Kahaani”(1968)aka “Pyaas”(1968) is one of the movies that is eligible for Blog Ten Year Challenge today.

“Apna Ghar Apni Kahaani”(1968) was Produced by Rajnath Kochhar and directed by Phani Majumdar for Rachna Films, Bombay. The movie had Sudhir, Mumtaz, Madhumati, Shekher, Bina Rai, Bela Bose, Brahm Bhardwaj, David Abraham, Kesto Mukherjee, Keshav Rana, Baby Farida, Shivajibhai, Pradip Das Gupta, Anil etc in it.

The movie had six songs in it. Four songs have been covered so far.

As blog ten year challenge, here is another song from “Apna Ghar Apni Kahaani”(1968). This song is sung by Asha Bhonsle. Qamar Jalalabadi is th lyricist. Music is composed by N Datta.

The song is picturised as a mujra song on Madhumati. Shekhar and Keshav Rana are also visible in the picturisation.

Lyrics of the song and other details were sent by Prakashchandra.
With this song, Qamar Jalalabadi completes 400 songs in the blog as a lyricist.


Song-Peena haraam hai na pilaana haraam hai (Apna Ghar Apni Kahaani)(1968) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Qamar Jalalabadi, MD-N Datta

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

kisi ki peene ka
yoon intezaam
kar denge aen aen aen
milaa ke ??
?? ko jaam
kar denge
aaan aan aaan aaan aaan aaan

peenaa haraam hai
peenaa haraam hai
na pilaanaa haraam hai
peenaa haraam hai
na pilaanaa haraam hai
peene ke baad hosh mein aanaa haraam hai ae
peenaa haraam hai na pilaanaa haraam hai

nazrein milaanaa jurm agar a a a a
nazrein milaanaa jurm agar hai to ho magar a a
nazrein milaanaa jurm agar hai to ho magar
iss bazm mein
iss bazm mein
nazar na milaanaa haraam hai
peene ke baad hosh mein aanaa haraam hai ae
peenaa haraam hai na pilaanaa haraam hai

insaan ke dil ko pyaar khudaa ne ae ae ae
insaan ke dil ko pyaar khudaa ne ataa kiyaa
insaan ke dil ko pyaar khudaa ne ataa kiyaa
kis ne kahaa
kis ne kahaa ke pyaar jataanaa haraam hai
peene ke baad hosh mein aanaa haraam hai ae
peenaa haraam hai na pilaanaa haraam hai

maanaa ke tum naye ho
o o o o
maanaa ke tum naye ho
mere bazme-e-naaz mein aen
maanaa ke tum
naye ho mere bazm-e-naaz mein
ek baar
ek baar aa gaye ho to jaanaa haraam hai
peene ke baad hosh mein aanaa haraam hai ae
peenaa haraam hai na pilaanaa haraam hai
peene ke baad hosh mein aanaa haraam hai ae ae
peenaa haraam hai na pilaanaa..aaa haraam hai


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Blog Day :

4902 Post No. : 16707

Today 19th December’2021 is the 102nd birth anniversary’ of actor Om Prakash (19.12.1919 – 21.02.1998) whom we have watched performing in many character roles in the Hindi movies.

When I think of the movies of Om Prakash where I watched and liked his performance, it is a long list. I must say I liked his performances in all the movies where I have watched him.

The oldest memory of Om Prakashfor me is the movie ‘Patang-1960’, then ‘Chowkidar-1974’, ‘Sadhu Aur Shaitaan-1968’, ‘Mere Hamdam Mere Dost-1968’, ‘Sajan-1969’ ‘Dus Lakh’ etc. etc. when I was still growing boy.

As a grown-up boy I watched his ‘Laawaris’, ‘Namak Halal’, ‘Rang Birangi’, ‘Naukar Biwi Ka’, ‘Sharabi’, ‘Alag Alag’, ‘Insaniyat Ke Dushman’, and I think ‘Kalyug Aur Ramayan’ was his last movie that I watched.

In between there were many movies from the end-sixties to all seventies like ‘Khandan’, ‘Padosan’, ‘Zanjeer’, ‘Gopi’, ‘Nehle Pe Dehla’, ‘Chupke Chupke’, ‘Roti’, ‘Maa’, ‘Golmaal’ etc etc.

It would be surprising if I say that I have yet to watch ‘Amar Prem’, but I do not remember of watching it.

I may have also missed to note some of his prominent movies in the above list, but then the names I mentioned above are only few for example. I hope to add his list of movies later in future on the blog (may be with a song from his movies).

As I said above, I do not remember any of Om Prakash movies where I do not like his performances (mostly in character roles). He also got to lip sync songs in movies and today on his birth anniversary we are going to enjoy a song from the ‘1973’ movie ‘Archana’ which is performed on screen by Om Prakash.

I had come across this song in November last year when I had shared a song from this movie.

‘Archana-1973’ was directed by for ‘Vikram Pictures’ Bombay. It had Mala Sinha, Sanjeev Kumar, Snehlata with Jagdeep, Manmohan Krishna, Bobby, Jagridar, V. Gopal, Sulochana, Shabnam, Madhu, Sushila, Shibana and Om Prakash and others.

Jr Mehmood makes a special appearance in this movie.

Story of this movie was written by Prof. Tamhane, and screenplay was written by Madhusudan Kalelkar. Dialogues for this movie were written by Anand Romani, editing of this movie was done by Govind Dalwadi.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 1st October’1973.

This movie has six songs written by Hasrat Jaipuri, Indeevar and Neeraj.
Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhonsle, Mohd Rafi and Manna Dey give their voices to the songs in movie.

Music for this movie was composed by Shankar-Jaikishan.

Here is the list of these six songs as per HFGK Vol-V (1971-1980). So far only two songs from ‘Archana-1973’ have been posted on the blog.

S.No. Song Title Lyricist Posted on
01 Jaise …. preetam se pyaar badhha jaaye Hasrat Jaipuri
02 Jab ham hain tere saath… janamdin tujhko Indeevar 15.11.2020
03 Jiyaa mein laaga more baan preet ka Hasrat Jaipuri Being discussed today
04 Tan mann tere rang rangoongee Neeraj 04.01.2012
05 Jaane kis roop ki jaadubhari parchhaayi ho Hasrat Jaipuri
06 Jo dil mein chubha… ab bas mein kahaan Hasrat Jaipuri/Indeevar

Let us now enjoy today’s song as a tribute to actor Om Prakash who had given us many of his ‘character roles’ to cherish, and songs performed by him remind us of his versatility and effortless performances, in his characteristic style.

In today’s song he is performing in a ‘musical mehfil’ like set up with music artistes around him. There is a ‘Nataraja murti’ in front of him and on the walls of the place he is sitting, there are portraits of famous music artistes around.

Today’s song is sung by Manna Dey, and lyrics are by Hasrat Jaipuri.

As mentioned above music is composed by Shankar-Jaikishan.
Editor’s note:-With this song, Hasrat Jaipuri completes 700 songs in the blog as a lyricist.

Let us enjoy today’s song now …

Video


Audio

Song-Jiya mein laaga more baan preet ka (Archana)(1973) Singer-Manna dey, Lyrics-Hasrat Jaipuri, MD-Shankar Jaikishan

Lyrics

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
jiyaa mein laagaa more baan
preet ka
jiyaa mein laagaa more baan
preet ka
ghaayal hai armaan preet ka aa
ghaayal hai armaan preet ka
jiyaa mein laagaa more baan
preet ka aa aa aa
jiyaa mein laagaa more baan
preet ka aa

bin kaajar thhe nainaa kaaley
ae ae ae ae
bin kaajar thhe nainaa kaaley
bin kaajar
bin kaajar
bin kaajar thhe nainaa kaaley
thhe chitwan ke baan niraale ae
haar na maanen ham dilwaale ae
ham dilwaale ae
ham dilwaale ae
jiyaa mein laagaa more baan
preet ka
ghaayal hai armaan preet ka aa
jiyaa mein laagaa more baan
preet ka

tarpat tarpat rain guzaaroon
tarpat
tarpat
rain guzaaroon
rain guzaaroon
tarap
tarap
tarap
tarpat tarpat haan
tarpat tarpat rain guzaaroon
saari rainaa panth nihaaroon
ban ke papeehaa aa
pi ko pukaaroon oon oon oon oon
pi ko pukaaroon
pi ko pukaaroon oon
jiyaa mein laagaa more baan
preet ka
ghaayal hai armaan preet ka aa
jiyaa mein laagaa more baan
preet ka

man ki agan se deep jalaaun
oon oon
dha ni
dha ni
dha ni
dha ma gaa aa
ma dha re sa
dha ni dha pa maa ga re sa
saa
saa
maa aa aa aa
man ki agan se deep jalaaun
hardam deepak raag sunaaoon
saari umariyaa aa
gaanaa gaaun
gaanaa gaaun
gaanaa gaaun
jiyaa mein laagaa more baan
preet ka aa aa
jiyaa mein laagaa more baan
preet ka
ghaayal hai armaan preet ka aa
ghaayal hai armaan preet ka aa
jiyaa mein laagaa more baan
preet ka

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 aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa


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This article is the 16600th article in the blog.

Blog Day :

4822 Post No. : 16600

With passage of time, we in this blog have become sedate and relaxed, as befits people who have matured (read aged). 🙂 Things that we found exciting in the past fail to enthuse us any longer. The sense of keen anticipation is no longer there. People in the past would begin to think and talk in advance about forthcoming important blog events. That is no longer the case.

Take the case of Blog Century posts. This regular event used to be a keenly anticipated event in the past, even when such an even used to occur once every fortnight. Today, this event has become more rare and happens once in two months (or more), and yet goes largely unnoticed.

But the important thing is, the blog never stops. The rate of posting of songs may have slowed down considerably, but we ensure that there is no DOT day in the blog. The last DOT day in the blog was on 25 December 2019. After that, the blog has not had a DOT day for last 645 days ! And that gives us the confidence and the feeling that the blog is always on the move.

Perhaps it is past experience, or may be it is my inherent laid back nature that these days I do not think much amout the century post till the last moment ! Only when I realise that the Century post is due and it has to be posted TODAY that I start wondering what song to select for the occasion.

Initially, I had considered a “new” song for the occasion and I had collected some details as well. But when I searched, I was unable to find those details that I had collected after spending several hours. So I had to postpone that song for some future occasion.

The songs covered in the guest posts that were covered during thelast few days gave me some idea what song I should pick as the century song. I had almost decided that the final song of “Hamraahi”(1945) should be the century song. This was a rare song. This was a song that grew up on me the more I listened to it. But then I realised that I needed to pick this song based on other consideration. There were two consideration. I noticed that a music director duo was on 299. I also noticed that the songs covered from movies of a particular year added up to 599. So, this called for a song from that year and composed by that music director duo. In addition, we recently had the birthday of Lata Mangeshkar. So this song should be sung by her.

Considering all that, I decided to combine all the above centuries to decide on the next blog century , viz Blog century number 166, or in other words , blog post number 16600.

This post, the blog post number 16600, covers a song from “Saawan Bhaadon”(1949). “Saawan Bhaadon”(1949) directed by Ravindra Dave for Prakash Pictures, Bombay. The movie had Munawar Sultana, Omprakash, Indu, Raj Adeeb, Jankidas etc in it.

The movie had ten songs in it. Five songs have been covered in the past.

This song, the sixth song from the movie, is sung by Lata Mangeshkar. Mulkraj Bhakri is the lyricist. Music is composed by Husnlal Bhagatram.

This song is the 300th song of Husnlal Bhagatram as a music director in the blog. This song is the 600th song in the blog from movies released in 1949. We in the blog have 500 plus songs from movies of other years, but this song makes 1949 the first year in the blog that has now contributed 600 songs in the blog.

It was the year 1949 that marked the beginning of the golden era of Hindi film music. Husnlal Bhagatram played a major role in making 1949 a musically supersaturated year. This year also saw the emergence of Lata Mangeshkar as a playback singer who would rule the HFM for the next six decades and more. Husnlal Bhagatram were the first music directors to complete 50 songs with Lata Mangeshkar. They utilised the voice of Lata Mangeshkar in 28 songs in 1949 and 40 songs in 1950. C Ramchandra were second, in using Lata Mangeshkar voice in 19 songs in 1949 and 30 songs in 1950. And this song serves as a (belated) birthday celebration song for Lata Mangeshkar !

So, one can see that this song from this movie “Saawan Bhaadon”(1949) ticks all the boxes, as far its eligibility as a Blog century song is concerned. If there is still any doubts in anyone’s mind about the credentials of this song, that would be removed when one listens to this song. Personally I listened to this song only now for the first time, more that 72 years later. And it sounds as sweet and divine as it may have sounded to the ears of music lovers who were around in 1949 !

With this song, the blog completes yet another century, and we duly take fresh guard for the next century.

I take this opportunity to thank one and all, whose continued and consistent support, encouragement and contributions is providing this musical bandwagon with the necessary fuel to keep taking us the newer and nbewer destinations in this musical journey.


song-Tum bin Raja nahin maika chain ho (Saawan Bhaadon)(1949) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Mulkraj Bhakri, MD-Husnlal Bhagatram

Lyrics

Tum bin raaja nahin maika chain ho
tum bin raaja nahin maika chain ho
tum to raaja pardes sidhaare
kaase kahoon teri bain ho
tum bin raaja nahin maika chain ho
tum bin raaja nahin maika chain ho

aankh us shokh se mila baithhe ae
teer chhuriyaan jigar pe kha baithhe ae
tere kurbaan o gesuon waale
tere phande mein dil phansa baithhe ae
tum bin raaja nahin maika chain ho
tum bin raaja nahin maika chain ho
tum bin tum bin tum bin
tum bin raaja nahin maika chain ho o

suraj chhipe adli badli
aur chandr chhipe amaawas aayo
paani ki boond paataal chhupe
aur meen chhupe ?? jal paayo
bhor bhayi sab chor chhupe
aur ?? chhupe phaagun ritu aayo
laakh na ghoonghat oat karo
par chanchal nain chhupe na chhupaayo
tum bin raaja nahin maika chain ho
tum bin raaja nahin maika chain ho
tum bin raaja nahin maika chain ho
tum bin raaja nahin maika chain ho
tum bin raaja nahin maika chain ho o


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Blog Day :

4757 Post No. : 16499

“Jai Santoshi Maa”(1975) was one of two movies that were released on 15 August 1975. “Sholay”(movie 1975) was the other movie. In the earlier weeks, “Sholay”(1975) was receiving lukewarm response from audience, and their makers were very nervous. After a few days of anxiety, the crowd suddenly began to rust into the movie halls screening “Sholay”(1975), much to the relief of their makers.

On the other hand, “Jai Santoshi Maa”(1975) began to attract house full audiences from the very first day. Unlike Sholay(1975) it was a low budget movie and it began to show profits as soon as it became clear that the movie would not be taken off after one week but would go on and on. There were many places where this movie ran longer than Sholay. In Ranchi, Sholay ran for 14 weeks whereas Jai Santoshi Ma ran far longer.

The music of “Jai Santoshi Maa”(1975) became very popular. By now the songs of this movie have become a part of many Indian househlds. This movie is the highlight in the careers of Usha Mangeshkar (as a playback singer) and C Arjun (as a music director). Kavi Pradeep, a lyricist extraordinaire of religious and patriotic songs, got to pen the kind of lyrics he so enjoyed.

“Jai Santoshi Maa”(1975) had six songs, including one multiple version song. All songs have gone on to become all time hit songs.

The blog has five of them. Here are the details:-

Song Date of posting (Post number) Remarks
Main to aarti utaaroon re Santoshi maata ki 18 August 2013 (8551)
Yahaan wahaan jahaan tahaan mat poochho kahaan kahaan 11 December 2017 (13802) Multiple version song- Two versions
Karti hoon tumhaara vrat main sweekaar karo maa 11 December 2020 (16089)
Madad karo Santoshi maata 28 May 2021 (16388)

Only one song is left to be covered. Here is that final song. This song is sung by Manna Dey. This is a song of “Hausla afzaai” for Kanan Kaushal, who falls into hard days (as is customary in a a devotional movie. 🙂 )

Kavi Pradeep is the lyricist. Music is cpmposed by C Arjun.

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

With this song, all the six songs of “Jai Santoshi Maa”(1975) are covered in the blog and the movie joins the list of movies that have been YIPPEED in the blog.

This song is the 200th song of Kavi Pradeep in the blog as a lyricist.

Video

Audio

Song-Mat ro mat ro aaj Raadhike (Jai Santoshi Maa)(1975) Singer-Manna Dey, Lyrics-Kavi Pradeep, MD-C Arjun

Lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

mat ro o o o
mat ro o o o
mat ro o o

mat ro mat ro aaj raadhike
sun le baat hamaari ee
tu sun le baat hamaari
jo dukh se ghabraa jaaye
wo nahin hind ki naari
wo nahin hind ki naari
mat ro o
mat ro o
mat ro o o

bharat ki naari ki aankhen
sab aankhon se nyaari ee
sab aankhon se nyaari
uske har aansoo mein jhalakti
pyaar ki ik phulwaari ee
pyaar ki ik phulwaari
aasha ki dor se baandh le beti
ee ee ee
jeewan ki laachaari
jo dukh se
jo dukh se ghabraa jaaye
wo nahin hind ki naari
wo nahin hind ki naari
mat ro o
mat ro o
mat ro o o

apne man mein diyaa jalaa ke
kar le ujaala gori ee
kar le ujaala gori ee
dil ke upar patthar rakh le
ronaa hai kamzori ee
ronaa hai kamzori
chupke chupke dukh sehne ki
ee ee ee
tu kar le tayyaari ee
jo dukh se
jo dukh se ghabraa jaaye
wo nahin hind ki naari
wo nahin hind ki naari
mat ro o
mat ro o
mat ro o o

kiska chalaa hai zor bhaagya par
rakh tu hari pe bharosaa aa
rakh tu hari pe bharosaa
har jeewan thaali mein prabhu ne
dukh bhi yahaan hai parosaa aa
dukh bhi yahaan hai parosaa
pataa nahin kis bhes mein daata aa
kar de madad tumhaari ee
jo dukh se
jo dukh se ghabraa jaaye
wo nahin hind ki naari
wo nahin hind ki naari
mat ro o
mat ro o
mat ro o o
mat ro mat ro aaj raadhike
ae ae ae


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Blog Day :

4752 Post No. : 16491

I am poor in remembering important dates, as I have stressed many a times. And ith passage of time, I am actually becoming more absent minded. We already have our anniversary page, hich is consulted by many music lovers, but I have not consulted it myself for quite some time. So, I come to know about important music related dates from others, who themselves may have come to know about these dates from our anniversary page ! 🙂

Today morning, I came to know that it is Mukesh’s birth anniversary. And I also noticed that as many as two Mukesh songs were covered yesterday (21 july 2021) and that took the tally of Mukesh songs in the blog to 799 !

So fate had ordained that Mukesh would complete his 800th song in the blog on his birth anniversary !

With so many Mukesh songs already covered in the blog, just a few Mukesh songs are left to be covered. One would expect that most well known Mukesh songs are already covered in the blog. And they are right. Still, there are some Mukesh songs that are so far still at large. There is one such song that readily came to my mind. I myself was surprised to note that such a well known Mukesh song was still not there in the blog.

This song is from “Dharmatma”(1975). The movie had five songs in it, including one multiple version song. The five songs were sung by five singers, namely Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, Mahendra Kapoor, Mukesh and Kanchan. While the first three singers sang one solo song each, Mukesh and Kanchan sang two duets in the movie. Both duets were extremely popular songs of those days. The first duet, Kya khoob lagti ho badi sundar dikhti ho(Dharmatma), is already there in the blog.

Here is the second Mukesh Kanchan duet from “Dharmatma”(1975). It is picturised on Rekha and Feroz Khan. Rekha is with him, and Feroz Khan is dreaming about Hema Malini. This way, this song is similar in picturisation to the “Gora Aur Kaala”(1972) song covered in the blog yesterday. 🙂

Indeewar in the lyricist. Music is composed by Kalyanji Anandji.

As discussed above, This song is the 800th Mukesh song in the blog. Quite an appropriate song to mark the birth anniversary of legendary singer Mukesh.

With this song, all the songs of “Dharmatma”(1975) are now covered in the blog. The movie thus joins the list of movies that have been YIPPEED in the blog.

Audio

Video

Song-Tum ne kisi se kabhi pyaar kiya hai (Dharmatma)(1975) Singer-Kanchan, Mukesh, Lyrics-Indeewar, MD-Kalyanji Anandji
Chorus

Lyrics

ru ru ru ru
ru ru ru ru
ru ru ru rur
ru ru ru ru

tum ne kisi se kabhi pyaar kiya hai
bolo na
tum ne kisi se kabhi pyaar kiya hai
pyaar bhara dil kisi ko diya hai
pyaar kahaan apni kismat mein
pyaar kahaan apni kismat mein
pyaar ka bas deedaar kiya hai

tum ne kisi se kabhi pyaar kiya hai
pyar bhara dil kisi ko diya hai

aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aaa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa

tum ho itne haseen ke tum par laakhon marti hongi
haan haan
laakhon marti hongi
tum ho itne jawaan, hazaaron aahen bharti hongi
haan haan
aahen bharti hongi
kis ko kaha tumne apna aa
ban ke rahe kis ka sapna aa
sapne to sapne hain aakhir
sapne to sapne hain aakhir
kis ne inhen saakaar kiya hai

tum ne kisi se kabhi pyar kiya hai
pyaar bhara dil kisi ko diya hai

aaa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
aa aa aaa aa
aa aa aa aa

maine dekha haal dilon ka
dekhe do dilwaale
maine dekhe do dilwaale
ek dooje ke pyaar pe donon jaan lutaane waale ae
donon jaan lutaane waale
pyaar ka saara jahaan dushman
dekh saka na unka milan

auron ki chhodo, apni sunaao
auron ki chhodo, apni sunaao
tum ne kahaan dil haar diya hai
tum ne kisi se kabhi pyaar kiya hai
pyaar bhara dil kisi ko diya hai


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Blog Day :

4723 Post No. : 16434

Hullo Atuldom

“Ham Paanch” was a movie that released towards the end of 1980. It was presented by S K Films Enterprises and was produced by Surinder Kapoor having Boney Kapoor as executive producer. It was directed by Sattiraju Lakshmi Narayana known professionally as Bapu. It had a huge star cast headed by Sanjeev Kumar, Shabana Azmi, Deepti Naval, Amrish Puri, Naseeruddin Shah, Mithun Chakravarthy, Raj Babbar, Gulshan Grover, Uday Chandra, Aruna Irani, Dulari, Gita Siddharth, Roopesh Kumar, A K Hangal and Kanhaiyalal along with a whole set of known faces that constitute the firmament of Bollywood’s supporting actors.

The movie was a remake of the 1978 Kannada film “Paduvaaralli Pandavaru” which in itself was an adaptation of the Mahabharata. It had music by Laxmi-Pyare and songs were written by Anand Bakshi. Playback singers used were also the gems of Bollywood: – Mohd Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, Mahendra Kapoor, Shailendra Singh, Amit Kumar, Suresh Wadkar, Anwar and Usha Uthup.

The movie had around 8 songs and made its debut on the blog with this song/ post by Sudhirji in 2016. Its been 5 years since that post and it is high time we have another song, unfortunately I have found links to audios of all the songs. But I have seen these songs and movies eons back and so I can tell that today’s song is being lip synced by Naseer, Mithun, Raj Babbar, Gulshan Grover and Uday Chandra (playback was by Amit Kumar, Shailendra Singh, Anwar and Suresh Wadkar). It has these youngsters protesting the tyrannical ways of the local Zamindar (Amrish Puri) who is helped in his mission of ruling the small region in rural India by his munim (Kanhaiyalal in one of his brilliant acts as Munim). The youngsters are guided in their job by Sanjeev Kumar playing Krishna who incidentally happens to be the brother of the Zamindar. I remember that the little sounds that are off-beat in the song (Amit Kumar’s voice) were lip synced by Mithun. How I wish we had the video, my personal recommendation would be to see the movie to enjoy the full essence of the songs and see actors like Gulshan Grover and Raj Babbar in ‘hatke’ (different) avatars.

We are having this song today to wish Raj Babbar on his 69th birthday; my initial reaction when I discovered his age was “Oh! Is he that old!!!” Next was almost all the actors who played ‘paandavs’ in “Ham Paanch” are in the same age bracket and this man, along with Gulshan Grover I suppose, are the youngest. Raj Babbar, who was born in Agra- UP, made his way to movies through NSD. He was first hated for the character that he played in B R Chopra’s ‘Insaaf Ka Tarazu’ in 1980 which released around the same time as ‘Ham Paanch’. Prior to that he had appeared in ‘Kissa Kursi kaa’.

He had around 7 releases in 1980 with ‘Aap Toh Aise Na the’; Insaaf Ka Tarazu’; ‘Sau Din Saas Ke’ and ‘Ham Paanch’ still being in public memory. He has appeared in a few Punjabi movies too. He is an actor who has played all kinds of characters- positive, negative and grey too. Sometime in the ’90s he switched to playing fatherly characters which could be negative too. He was a three-time member of the Lok Sabha and two-time member of the Rajya Sabha. His children Juhi and Arya from his wife Nadira and Prateik from Smita Patil (to whom he was married till her death due to complications in child-birth) are all actors. He has also produced a few movies.

If we had the video of the songs of this movie we would have also been able to the see the fantastic-large eyed-baritone voiced Amrish Puri in what he was excellent in that period. He would have turned 89 on 22nd June had he been around.

Here is wishing Raj Babbar health and happiness and thank you for entertaining us for close to 45 years.
Editor’s note:- With this song, Laxmikant Pyarelal now have 900 songs in the blog as music directors.


Song-Hum paanch paandav ye shakuni mama (Hum Paanch)(1980) Singers-Shailendra Singh, Amit Kumar, Anwar, Suresh Wadkar, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics

aage bhaage
peechhe daudo
aage bhaage
arre peechhe daudo
aage bhaage
peechhe daudo
aaj connection iska todo
connection
connection
aaj connection iska todo
o todo
o todo

ghum naakum ghum
ho
ghum naakum ghum
ho
ghum naakum ghum
ho ho
ghum naakum ghum

hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
shakuni mama ye shakuni mama
hey hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
arre dekho
dekho
dekho mahabharat ka darama
hey hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama

ye jabse rangmanch pe aaya
ye jabse rangmanch pe aaya
ye jabse rangmanch pe aaya
issne aisa rang jamaaya
issne aisa rang jamaaya
bhai ko bhai se ladaaya
bhai ko bhai se ladaaya
ladaaya
ladaaya
ladaaya
issne machaaya bada hungaama
hoye hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama

ab aaya hai phir na aaye
ab aaya hai phir na aaye
yaad kare ye bhool na jaaye
yaad kare ye bhool na jaaye
jeevan bhar humre gun gaaye
jeevan bhar humre gun gaaye
isko sikha do re sa re ga ma
hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama

likha padha ye moorakh banda
moorakh banda ye moorakh banda
arre likha padha ye moorakh banda
moorakh banda ye moorakh banda
ye do aankhon waala andha
ye do aankhon waala andha
iski arthhi ko do kandha
iski arthhi ko do kandha
ho kandha
ho kandha
ye to hai zinda rama
ho rama
hoy
hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
shakuni mama ye shakuni mama
hey hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
arre dekho
dekho
dekho mahabharat ka darama
hey hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
ma ma ma ma ma
ma ma ga re sa
ma ma ma ma ma
pa ma ga re sa
sa re ga ma pa
ma ma ma ma
sa re ga ma pa
ma ma ma ma
ma ma ma ma
ma ma ma ma maaa
900


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Blog Day :

4715 Post No. : 16421

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2011-2021) – Song No. 26
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This date ten years ago (15 June 2011) was a normal day for the blog when six songs from six different movies were were covered in the blog. Here are the details of the six songs that were covered on this day ten years ago:-

Blog post number Song Movie (Year) Remarks
4001 Dil neeke beete jaate hain Pooran Bhagat(1933) 6 songs so far covered out of 20
4002 Waah ri duniyaa waah re zamaane Grihasthhi(1948) 6 songs covered out of 8 by now
4003 Ae ishq hamen barbaad na kar Naach(1949) 9 songs covered out of 11 by now
4004 Thandi thandi hawaa jo aaye Sunehre Din(1949) 7 songs covered out of 10 by now
4005 Tum dekh rahe ho ke mite saare sahaare Sheesh Mahal(1950) All 9 songs covered. Movie YIPPEED
4006 Yahaan raat kisi ki rotey katey Jai Bhawaani(1961) 4 songs covered out of 8 by now

As many as five movies (out of six) are eligible for blog ten year challenge today on 15 June 2021.

“Naach”(1949) is one of the five eligible movies.

“Naach”(1949) was produced by Kuldeep Sehgal and directed by Ravibndra Dave for Kuldeep pictures, Bombay. The movie had Suraiyya, Shyam, Wasti, Om Prakash, Kuldip Kaur, Raj Mehra, Gulab, Yashodhara Katju, Sofia, Shyama, Urvashi, Sewak etc in it.

The movie had 11 songs in it. Nine songs have been covered in the past.

Today, as blog ten year chaallenge, here is the tenth song from “Naach”(1949) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Zohrabai Ambalewaali, Shamshad Begam and Rafi. Nazim Panipati is the lyricist. Music is composed by Husnlal Bhagatram.

The two female singers sing together throughout the song and they never sing alone.

Only the audio of the song is available. I request iur knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of the song.

Lyrics of the song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.
With this song, Husnlal Bhagatram complete 300 songs in the blog as music directors.


Song-Namaste jee namaste jee (Naach)(1949) Singers-Rafi, Zohrabai Ambalewaali, Shamshad Begam, Lyrics-Nazim Panipati, MD-Husnlal Bhagatram
Rafi + Zohrabai Ambalewaali + Shamshad Begam

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

namastejee namastejee
namastejee namastejee
hamraa tumhraa jeevan beetey
hamraa tumhraa jeevan beetey
hanstey hanstey jee
namastejee namastejee
namastejee namastejee..eee

subah se shaam tak
kyun gair ki galiyon mein rehte ho o o
khafa hotey hain jab hum phir
namastey hamko kehte ho
tumhaarey raaj mein kya hum
rahengey bas yoon rastey mein

namastejee namastejee
namastejee namastejee
hamraa tumhraa jeevan beetey
hamraa tumhraa jeevan beetey
hanstey hanstey jee
namastejee namastejee
namastejee namastejee…eeee

hamaarey dil ke kamarey mein
phataaphat aake bas jaao o
naheen is dil ki kuchch pagdi
chaley aao chaley aao
khulee hai dil ki building
saikadon hain isske raste jee
namastejee namastejee
namastejee namastejee
hamraa tumhra jeevan beetey
hamraa tumhra jeevan beetey
hanstey hanstey jee
namastejee namastejee
namastejee namastejee ..eee

mangaa do aaj hi maathey ka jhoomar hamko dehli se
mangaa do haar soney ka hamein phauran bareilly se

hai dekho kitni mehangaayee
hai dekho kitni mehangaayee
magar zevar hain sastey jee
namastejee namastejee
namastejee namastejee
hamraa tumhra jeevan beetey
hamraa tumhra jeevan beetey
hanstey hanstey jee
namastejee namastejee
namastejee namastejee eeee


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 :

4678 Post No. : 16356

Hullo Atuldom

The last time I had written a post for Mother’s Day was in 2016 – Mere chehre mein chhupa hai meri maa ka chehra . In that post I had mentioned how the idea of mother’s day came about. This day has been celebrated in the USA since 1914 as per a proclamation by Woodrow Wilson declaring the second Sunday of May as Mother’s Day.

As far as Indians are concerned everyday is Mother’s Day. Only thing is in the last few decades, with the increase in number of youngsters staying away from their families for studies or work or whatever reason, Mother’s Day is another day that we have started aping the west. We find youngsters definitely calling their mothers to wish, and some even send her some gifts.

There are numerous messages that will flood the social media on Mother’s Day. But a Mother will normally wait only for her children’s messages i.e. if it is not possible for the children to be physically present with her. Then there will be some somber message that will say “learn to appreciate your mother, for some are not as blessed as you”. And still others will say “what does she ask for, only a smile or a message that you are fine”. In all these years of being active on social media, I have not come across any message whose wordings have remained in my memory. But what I have stated above is the general gist of messages that will be in our INBOX on this Sunday, it being the second Sunday of May 2021.

And we must salute the mothers of the modern era. The amount of juggling that they need to do so that the schedule of the family is not upset. And most mothers also are earning members of the family. Till atleast a generation before us, these women who were working to earn, so as to supplement the family income, were seen preparing all meals for the family before they themselves left for their work. And on returning home head straight to the kitchen to make dinner and also engage the children with their studies and attend to whatever other responsibilities that she was meant to do. Being a mother had become a though job, and any lady who was not an expert at that kind of juggling was looked down upon.

In my student days, I used to commute by the Mumbai local trains and I have seen ladies shelling PEAS, cleaning coriander etc in the train. There were (don’t know if this is still happening in the trains) enterprising hawkers who used to sell vegetables and fruits, procured from the markets on the local trains of Mumbai. And to be honest, it must have been helpful to the lady travelers as it may have saved them shopping time.

I also know of mothers who have given up on well paying jobs so that they can devote all their attention to the family and children. These ladies doubled up as private tutors so that they didn’t waste their free time and could still contribute monetarily to the family.

And let me not miss talking about a generation of mothers, who are currently in their 80s and beyond. These ladies may not have been as fortunate, as say even the current 50/60 – year old mothers, in terms of getting beyond class 10 in education. But these ladies too, have reared a generation of individuals and instilled values of humanity, taught their children the importance of education and being good citizens – gender no bar. My mother would not have felt proud of her children’s achievements if my grandmother had not encouraged her to study and complete her graduation in spite of being married and a mother to 4 growing up children.

If my mother had been there she would have wished my grandmother just as me and my siblings would have fussed over our mother and my children pamper me on mother’s day. This is the day I also thank the mother in my mother-in-law for being my go-to person whenever I am in trouble, upset or celebrating. I simply love to be around her and learn how she has lived 74 years of her life as a mother.

Mothers have a special place in Indian stories and as an extension of these stories in Indian cinema too. We have movies titled “Maa” (three in our blog itself), “Maa Beta”, “Maai Baap”, “Maa aur Mamta”, “Maa Baap” (two movies with this title in our blog) etc.

In addition we have the classic “Mother India” where the lady had a powerful place in the life of her family members. Saw this movie, recently, with a conscious mind. I was amazed at the strength of the character that Nargis played. This lady could plough her field along side her husband and sons. She wielded a lathi when her son went out-of-line and her teachings; as also on the mean-money minded- lala (moneylender) when he misbehaved with her. This mother-character was a lady made of steel and didn’t tolerate when her son went on to abduct a bride of the village and didn’t hesitate to shoot him in spite of him being her son.
I have seen and read interviews of actresses of the next generation and they all used to say that they want at least one role in there life like the one Nargis played in “Mother India” and realized only now the full meaning of the wish of all these later year actresses.

But that is another story, let us get to today’s song. It is from the 1970 release “Mastaana”. This movie was directed by A. Subba Rao, produced by Premji, had seven songs penned by Anand Bakshi and composed by Laxmi-Pyare. It had a cast headed by Mehmood- Padmini- Bharati- Vinod Khanna and had Shyama, Rehman, Mukri, Leela Mishra, Manorama, Jayshree T., Ramesh Deo, wonder- child (that is how it was in the movie’s titles) Bobby etc. It was an emotional movie showing the bond between a poor-honest man Satya (Mehmood) and Naintara (Baby Bobby) a child of rich parents who misses having her parents when she needs them the most. The movie is a must-see for all Mehmood fans as he was too good in the emotional scenes. This is one of the movies (the other being ‘Lakhon Mein Ek’) where he makes his audience shed a tear or two in addition to making us laugh.

This song is sung by the child Naintara as a stage song at her school’s Parents Day. The parents don’t have time to attend the programme and depute the child’s nanny (Manorama). The child, on her part, takes Satya along for the program and Satya on his part sits in the aisle. The playback for this song is by Lata Mangeshkar.
Salutation and Best wishes to all mothers. Awaiting Father’s Day (in about a month).

Editor’s note-With this song, Anand Bakshi silently completes 1100 songs in the blog as a lyricist. Only the third lyricist (after Rajinder Krishan and Majrooh Sultanpuri) to touch this mark in the blog.


Song-Maine maa ko dekha hai (Mastaana)(1970) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics

maine maa ko dekha hai,
dekha hai maa ko dekha hai
maa ka pyaar nahin dekha
maine maa ko dekha hai,
maa ka pyaar nahin dekha
maine phool toh dekhe hain,
dekhe hain phool toh dekhe hain
phoolon ka haar nahin dekha
maine maa ko dekha hai,
maa ka pyaar nahin dekha
maine maa ko dekha hai

waise toh ghar mein maa ki tasveer hai ae ae
waise toh ghar mein maa ki tasveer hai
lekin meri kab aisi taqdeer hai
kabhi jo ghabraaoon,
gale se lag jaaoon
agar naa neend aaye
toh lori woh gaaye
mera mann jiska pyaasa hai
pyaasa hai jiska pyaasa hai
woh laad dulaar nahin dekha
maine maa ko dekha hai,
maa ka pyaar nahin dekha
maine maa ko dekha hai

waise meri maa ka dil toh sakht nahin ee ee
waise meri maa ka dil toh sakht nahin
par uske paas zara bhi waqt nahin
hai uska naam bada
hai usko kaam bada
woh devi mamta ki,
hai leader janta ki
maa ke photo ke bina,
bina ji photo ke bina
koi akhbaar nahin dekha
maine maa ko dekha hai,
maa ka pyaar nahin dekha
maine maa ko dekha hai

pyaari pyaari hai woh bholi aisi hai ae ae
pyaari pyaari hai woh bholi aisi hai
kal aaya se poochha baby kaisi hai
meri maa sachchi hai,
badi hi achchi hai
yeh uska dosh nahin
use kuchh hosh nahin
maa ne duniya dekhi hai,
dekhi hai duniya dekhi hai
ghar sansaar nahin dekha
maine maa ko dekha hai,
maa ka pyaar nahin dekha
maine phool toh dekhe hain
dekhe hain phool toh dekhe hain
phoolon ka haar nahin dekha,
maine maa ko dekha hai


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