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Blog Day :

4616 Post No. : 16255

“Paisa Ya Pyaar”(1969) was directed by Jawar N Sitaraman for Gemini Productions, Madras. The movie had Ashok Kumar, Mala Sinha, Biswajeet, Tanuja, Shashikala, Jagirdar, Aseem Kumar, Abhimanyu Sharma, Gopal Krishnan, Sharad Kumar, Lalita Kumari, Praveen Pal, Sarita Devi etc in it.

This movie had five songs in it. Four songs have been covered so far. Here are the details:-

Blog post number Song Date posted
7185 Mil ley mil ley mil ley 1 December 2012
8756 Mewa ghareebon ka tere mere naseebon ka 2 September 2013
15269 Insaanon ne paise ke liye aapas ka pyaar mitaa daala 25 October 2019
16242 Jaane kyun baar baar baar mera dil 2 March 2021

The movie had lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi and music by Ravi. Today(8 march 2021) is Sahir Ludhianvi’s birth anniversary and Ravi’s ninth remembrance day. On this occasion, here is the fifth and final song from “Paisa Ya Pyaar”(1969) to appear in the blog.

Only the audio seems to be available. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of the song.

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

ith this song, all the songs of “Paisa Ya Pyaar”(1969) have been covered and the movie thus gets YIPPEED in the blog.

With this song, Ravi unnoticeably reaches 500 songs mark in the blog as a music director.

Audio

Song-Tu bhi number ek hai pyaare main bhi number ek (Paisa Ya Pyaar)(1969) Singers-Asha Bhonsle, Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Sahir Ludhianvi, MD-Ravi
Both

Lyrics(Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

tu bhi number ek hai pyaare
main bhi number ek
aley ae
tu bhi number ek hai pyaare
main bhi number ek

aley ae
poore syndicate ke
hamne diye hain ghutne tek

aley ae
tu bhi number ek hai pyaare
main bhi number ek

dharti maa
aakaash pitaa
aur ham sab beti bete ae

phir kyun ek footpath pe soye
ek mahlon mein lete ae
dharti maa
aakaash pitaa
aur ham sab beti bete ae

phir kyun ek footpath pe soye
ek mahlon mein lete
ab sab ek banenge
jaise
ham tum ho gaye ek

aley ae
tu bhi number ek hai pyaare
main bhi number ek
poore syndicate ke
hamne diye hain ghutne tek

aley ae
tu bhi number ek hai pyaare
main bhi number ek

la la la laa la laa aa
la la la laa la laa
ho ho ho ho ho
ahaa haa haa haa

jinki moti tondey khaa gayin
duniya bhar ki rakme ae

samjhe thhe wo chor ke
ham hai un logon ke haq mein
arey jinki moti tondey khaa gayin
duniya bhar ki rakme ae

samjhe thhe wo chor ke
ham hain un logon ke haq mein
hamne aisi suyee chubhoyi
kar diyaa tond mein chhed

tu bhi number ek hai pyaare
main bhi number ek
he he he he he he he
aley

poore syndicate ke
hamne diye hain ghutne tek

arey
tu bhi number ek hai pyaare
main bhi number ek

jinki sochen boodhhi
aklen andhi
shaklen bhaddi

kehte thhe ham jisko chaahen
de den desh ki gaddi ee
jinki sochen boodhhi
aklen andhi
shaklen bhaddi

kehte thhe ham jisko chaahen
de den desh ki gaddi
nayi nasl se takkar le li
kar baithhe mistake

aley
mistake
aley ae
tu bhi number ek hai pyaare
main bhi number ek
poore syndicate ke
hamne diye hain ghutne tek

arey
tu bhi number ek hai pyaare
main bhi number ek

thheek nishaane par yoon maaraa
hamne apnaa golaa aa

poonchh dabaakar bhaag gayaa
maidaan se munh hi kaalaa
thheek nishaane par yoon maaraa
hamne apnaa golaa aa

poonchh dabaakar bhaag gayaa
maidaan se munh hi kaalaa
haath se haath miley ab
yaani hand se hand ho shake
siyaawar ramchandra ki jai

ale
pawansut hanuman ki jai
?
aley ae
tu bhi number ek hai pyaare
main bhi number ek
poore syndicate ke
hamne diye hain ghutne tek

aley ae
tu bhi number ek hai pyaare
main bhi number ek


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Blog Day :

4599 Post No. : 16226

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2011-2021) – Song No. 12
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This day ten years ago, which was 18 February 2012, saw as many as six songs from six different movies getting covered in the blog. Here are the details:-

Blog post number Song Movie (Year) Remarks
3538 Dil hi bujha hua ho to fasle bahaar kyaa Nirdosh(1941) 2 songs covered out of 9 by now
3539 Aao Shyaam Sundar ab to shaam ho chali jeewan ki Maashookaa(1953) Movie YIPPEED by now
3540 Lag gayin ankhiyaan tumse mori Jeewan Jyoti(1953 ) Movie YIPPEED by now
3541 Palbhar hi ki pehchaan mein pardesi sanam se Anuraag(1956) 5 songs covered out of 9 by now
3542 Bheegi bheegi rut hai mausam saanwraa Naataa(1955) Movie YIPPEED by now
3543 Honey lagaa hai kyun dil beqaraar Raaj Tilak(1958) 4 songs out of 13 covered

We can see that three out of six movies whose songs were covered ten years ago have since been YIPPEED. So we have three movies whose songs can be taken up under the Blog Ten Year Challenge today.

“Anuraag”(1956) is one of these three movies. “Anuraag”(1956) was produced by singer Mukesh and directed by Madhusudan for Mukesh Films. The movie had Usha Kiran, Mukesh, Mridula, Protima Devi, Shivraj, Uma devi etc in it.

Five songs (out of 9) have been covered in the past. Here is the sixth song from the movie to appear in the blog.

This song is sung by Lata. Indeevar is the lyricist. Music is composed by Mukrsh.

Only the audio of the song is available. It is clear that the song was picturised on the leading lady viz Usha Kiran.

Lyrics of this song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

Will this song, Indeevar, almost unnoticeably, has reached 300 songs in the blog as a lyricist.


Song-Man chal man chanchal ho jaayegaa (Anuraag)(1956) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Indeevar, MD-Mukesh

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

man chal man chanchal ho jaayegaa
ho o mera jiyaa dol jaayega
man chal man chanchal ho jaayegaa
ho o mera jiyaa dol jaayegaa..aa

saj dhaj ke aaj nayee raat aayegi..ee
nayee raat aayegi
saj dhaj ke aaj nayee raat aayegi..ee
nayee raat aayegi
sapnon ki mere baaraat aayegi ee
sapnon ki mere baaraat aayegi
dekh unhein mann mera sharmaayega ho o
dekh unhein mann mera sharmaayega
ho o mera jiya dol jaayegaa
man chal man chanchal ho jaayegaa
ho o mera jiyaa dol jaayega

door hi rakkhaa thha hamein duniya ki reet ne
duniyaa ki reet ne
door hi rakkhaa tha hamein duniya ki reet ne
duniyaa ki reet ne
jeet liya tumko piyaa aaj meri preet ne ae
jeet liya tumko piyaa aaj meri preet ne
bandhan ye tootne na paayegaa
ho o ho o
bandhan ye tootne na paayegaa
ho o o mera jiya dol jaayegaa
man chal man chanchal ho jaayegaa
ho o mera jiyaa dol jaayega

unke bhi mann mein meri preet jagaa dee
meri preet jagaa dee
unke bhi mann mein meri preet jagaa dee
meri preet jagaa dee
naiyya meri toone prabhu paar lagaa dee ee
naiyya meri toone prabhu paar lagaa dee
mann mera tere hi gunn gaayegaa ho o
mann mera tere hi gunn gaayegaa
ho o mera jiya dol jaayegaa
man chal man chanchal ho jaayegaa
ho o mera jiyaa dol jaayegaa..aa


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Blog Day :

4583 Post No. : 16200

So it is that day again. The day when we reach a blog century. Though the going is quite slow now a days, still we are regular (no DOT days since 2020) and so we keep clocking our blog centuries every five to six weeks or so.

This article is blog post number 16200. This century took us exactly 50 days to reach.

I have mentioned it in the past that I remain tension free on most days but I get a bit tensed up when the century post arrives, because we need to look for a special song for the occasion. And I began worrying about locating the special song only at the eleventh hour and 59th minute. 🙂 This is an old habit of mine. My preparation for Examinations also used to be on similar lines. 🙂

The song that I have chosen for the occasion has been on my radar for several months. I considered covering it on many occasions during the last few months, but I backed off every time. There were many reasons.

One main reason why I could not cover this song earlier was its lyrics. Noting down the lyrics of this song has been a great challenge, mainly because the words are totally unfamiliar. At the same time, the words are not gibberish. They have definite meanings. So effort was needed to try and note them down as well as one could.

The second challenge was writing about the song. It is a special song, at at the same time a lesser known song. People have not been able to appreciate this song because this song is difficult to locate and secondly because of lack of information about what makes this song special.

This song is from “Patraani”(1956). “Patraani”(1956) was produced by Shankarbhai Bhatt (the elder brother) and directed by Vijay Bhatt (the younger brother) for Prakash Pictures, Bombay. The movie had Vyjayantimala, Pradeep Kumar, Omprakash, Shashikala, Durga Khote, David, Jeevan etc. in it. The story was written by Kanhaiyalal Maneklal Munshi.

The story, losely based on a real life story of 11th century has been narrated by Mr Arunkumar Deshmukh, our beloved inhouse encyclopedia, while discussing a previous song from the movie. Here is the story as narrated by him:-

King Karnadev Solanki, king of Gujrat(Pradeep Kumar) had many queens but no issues. The Rajmata(Durga Khote) insisted that he marry another girl after ascertaining astrologically her capability to give children.

The king had seen one princess in Somnath temple once and wanted to marry only her.But he does not know who she is. Actually she is princess Mrinal(Vyjayanti Mala) daughter of King Jai keshi(Ramesh Sinha) of Karnatak. She was on a Teerth yatra when she saw Karnadev. She also wanted to only marry him, but did not know who he was.

Munjal Mehta (David), Mahamantri of Karndev goes on a mission and soon finds out Mrinal. She is beautiful, but her skin becomes black in the sunlight. Munjal knows Karndev’s dislike of black. Mrinal is astrologically also fit. He tells her and shows the sketch of Karandev, after which she is happily ready to marry him.

They all travel to Gujarat, but during travel Mrinal’s skin becomes black. During marriage, there is a veil, but after marriage Karndev sees that she is black and rejects her.

She is good natured and becomes Raj mata’s pet. When the King falls sick, Mrinal serves him very well and slowly the King realises that outer skin colour does not make a person good or bad. He accepts her as she is and all’s well that ends well.

The movie was a musical blockbuster, with as many as ten songs in it. Nine songs have already been covered in the past. Here are the details of the songs already covered:-

Blog post number Song Date of posting Remarks
5560 Chandrma madbhara 2 March 2012 Lata solo. Based on Raag Shivranjani
11601 Arre koi jaao ree piya ko bulaao ree 27 November 2015 Three Mangeshkar sisters singing together
12206 Na jaane tum kaun meri aankhon mein sama gaye 12 July 2016 Lata solo
12453 Ho balma tum bedardi 15 October 2016 Lata solo
12521 Rang rangeeli pagiyaa baandhe aaye rituraaja 4 November 2016 C Ramchandra-Lata duet
12678 Dil gaya dard raha seene mein 10 December 2016 Lata solo
13758 Saat samandar paar haaye re mera sapnon ka sansaar 22 November 2017 Lata solo
15438 Kabhi to aa 15 February 2020 Lata solo
15812 Raaja pyaare mat karo pyaar ka mol 17 August 2020 Lata, Usha Mangeshkar duet

One can notice that the voice of Lata Mangeshkar was present in all the songs of the movie. Even the final song being discussed today contains her voice. So this movie was one of those special movies where one singer sang all the songs. All ten songs- in this case !

While most Hindi movie songs have classical music elements in them, the songs of “Patraani”(1956) were specifically so. Shankar Jaikishan, the most popular music directors of the golden era, seem to have composed the songs of this movie as a labour of love, rather than as a means to score another box office success. It appears that the songs were not promoted well during its time and they did not become as popular with music lovers of those days who already had many more popular songs to chose from.

The tenth and final song from the movie is listed in HFGK as “paawan ganga sir pe sohe”. The song begins with these words, and these words are among the few words that most music lovers can understand. Then the song gets transformed into a pucca classical song, namely Tarana. Tarana is a genre of pure classical Hindustani music which was created by Amir Khusro (1253–1325 AD). Amir Khusro was also the creator of a more popular form of semi classical music namely qawwaali. He was also the creator of Ghazal.

Unlike Qawwali and ghazal, Tarana is far less known and heard in Hindi movies and elsewhere. Hindi movies have had very few Taranas in them. One such tarana was covered by me in the blog in 2015 when I had started a series on Classical music. There I had given some information about Tarana. That song from “Ladki”(1953) was sung by Lata and it was picturised on Vyjyanti Mala.

The video of the final “Patrani”(1956) songs does not seem to be available, which is a shame. I am sure that the song, like the Tarana song from “Ladki”(1953) was picturised on Vyjyanmti Mala. I request our knowledgeable readers, who may have seen the movie, to throw light on the picturisation of the song.

The song is mentioned in HFGK as a Lata solo, but one can detect a male voice too who sings one full stanza of tarana bols. The song also has long passages sung by chorus, before Lata Mangeshkar resumes singing. Not just Shankar Jaikishan, even Lata Mangeshkar must have drawn considerable creative satisfaction in recording this song.

I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the identity of the male voice.

I have tried my level best to note down the lyrics of the song, but I have fallen short. I request our readers to help correct the lyrics wherever applicable.

Shailendra is the lyricist. If he actually came up with the tarana bols then that is a fantastic achievement for him. With this song, Shailendra completes 700 songs in the blog as a lyricist.

With this song, all the ten songs of “Patraani”(1956) are covered in the blog. The movie joins the list of movies that have been YIPPEED in the past. The movie becomes the 1248th movie to get YIPPEED in the blog.

With this one song, now all the Shankar Jaikishan compositions in HFM, each and every Shankar Jaikshan movie from 1949 to 1968, viz from “Barasaat”(1949) to “Shikaar”(1968)-all 94 of them- have been YIPPEED in the blog. Now one will have to look at movies of 1969 to find the earliest Shankar Jaikshan movie not yet YIPPEED in the blog.

So, this one song helps tick many invisible boxes in the blog.

This blog has survived for more than 12 years, and it has survived the COVID 19 year as well. With so much of musical treasure already covered, and with so much of musical treasure still to be covered, I am sure this musical bandwagon will continue to see many more milestones in the days to come. I take this opportunity to thank one and all whose continued support and encouragement serves as the fuel for this musical bandwagon and keeps it moving.


Song-Paawan ganga sir pe sohe (Patraani)(1956) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Shailendra, MD-Shankar Jaikishan
Chorus
Unknown male voice

Lyrics

paavan ganga
sir pe sohe
maathe pe chandr chhata pyaari ee
jai jai shiv shankar tripuraari

tanitam tititam
jyotitakthaam
tadhita
tanata
dhunu ta
dhit ta
tatadhi
tatanajhum
titititadhi
ta
tanatana
ta
jhunu jhunu
ta
dhimi dhimi
ta
dhitata dhitata
tana tana
tajun
jhunu
tadhimi
dhimitakita ta
ta dhit ta
dhita ta
dhim
trimatam dha
dhit ta dhit
ta ta dhimi
tramadhita
dha ti ta
dhita ta
dhim trinadhum

dheem
dheem tanana
mu dha na ti
tim dheena na
na dhi dhim
dheem tananana
dheem
dheem tanana
tan udana theem
dhinana
na dir dheem
dheem tanana
na dir dheem dheem
tanana
odana dheem
dhi ra na
na dir dheem
dheem ta na na
na dir dheem
dheem tanana
na da na dheem ta
dhi na na
na dir dheem
dheem tanana

taam takitatam
ni dha ma
na ta ni dha
ni sa
tadam takam
ni dam
ma dha ni paa
na ta ki ta dum
ni dha ma ga
sa ni sa ra
tha
takadhum
takanam
ni dha ma da ni
ni ta jam jam
ma dhi ma hi
dhum
dha ni sa paa
ma ga sa ni
ma ga sa ma
ga ma ga ni sa
jhana jhunu
dhi na pama
ni ma ga sa
tadhi pa ta
tam ta
ni dha
tagum tari
dheem tiratam
ma ni dha ma ga
tam dhim dhinam

dheem
dheem tanana
u da na dheem
ta dhir ra tam
na dir dheem
dheem
ta na na dheem
dheem tanana
u da na dheem
na dhu na
na dhir dheem
dheem
tanana
dheem
dheem tanana
u da da dheem
dhi na na
na dir dheem
dheem tanana
na dir dheem


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Blog Day :

4573 Post No. : 16177

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2011-2021) – Song No. 4
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This day ten years ago, viz 24 January 2011 saw four songs getting discussed in the blog. Here are the details:-

Blog post number Song Movie (Year) Remarks
3450 Mere haal par na hanso chaand taaron Bandi (1957) Movie YIPPEED by now
3451 Gori chori chori jaana buri baat hai Ek Jhalak (1957) 8 songs covered out of 9
3452 O o o o baby Police (1958) 4 songs covered out of 7
3453 Aaj rona padaa to samjhe Girlfriend(1960)

Movie YIPPEED by now

One can see that two movies (out of four) whose songs were covered on 24 january 2011 are YIPPEED and so we have two movies available today whose songs can be discussed for Blog Ten Year Challenge.

“Ek Jhalak”(1957) is one of them. “Ek Jhalak”(1957) was produced by Deep Khosla and Pradeep Kumar and directed by Kalidas for Deep and Pradeep Productions, Bombay. The movie had Vyjyantimala, Pradeep Kumar, Anita Guha, Rajendra Kumar, Pran, Mubarak, Lalita Pawar, Bipin Gupta, Randhir, Om Prakash, Hira Sawant, Rashid Khan, Tuntun, CV Rao, Patanjali, Gajendra, Amin, Fazal Khan, Deep Khosla etc in it.

The movie had nine songs in it. Eight songs have been covered in the past.

Here are the details of the songs covered so far:-

Song Date of post Remark
Ye hansta huaa caravan zindagi kaa 5 December 2010
Aaja zaraa mere dil ke sahaare dilrubaa 23 January 2011 Multiple version song
Gori chori chori jaanaa buri baat hai 24 January 2011
Bahaaren bhi dekhi nazaare bhi dekhe 30 March 2015
Chal baadalon se aage 26 September 2017
Kis liye maathe pe bal hai 2 May 2019
Ye haawa ye fizaa ye raat hai taaron bhari 7 December 2020

The song being discussed today is not only the blog ten year challenge song, it is also the final song from the movie.

This song is a rare song. It is sung by Asha Bhonsle. S H Bihari is the lyricist. Music is composed by Hemant Kumar.

Only the audio of the song is available. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of the song. From the sounds of it, the song appears to be a club dance song.

Lyrics of the song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

This song is the 2800th song of Asha Bhonsle as a playback singer in the blog. So unnoticeably, she becomes the third artist in the blog to touch this mark.


Song-Aaya kaun meri mehfil mein (Ek Jhalak)(1957) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-S H Bihari, MD-Hemant Kumar

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

aayaa kaun meri mehfil mein
dil huaa hai deewaanaa
jhoom jhoom ke gaaye manwa
khushi ka taraana
aayaa kaun meri mehfil mein
dil huaa hai deewaanaa
jhoom jhoom ke gaaye manwa
khushi ka taraana
aayaa kaun meri mehfil mein ae

dil ne pukaaraa mere
dekho ye nazaarey
karey tujhe piya mera jiyaa ye ishaarey
dil ne pukaaraa mere
dekho ye nazaarey
karey tujhe piya mera jiyaa ye ishaarey
beet na jaaye kahin samaa ye suhaanaa
jhoom jhoom ke gaaye manwa
khushi ka taraana
aayaa kaun meri mehfil mein
dil huaa hai deewaanaa
jhoom jhoom ke gaaye manwa
khushi ka taraana
aayaa kaun meri mehfil mein ae

aake na jaaye koyi keh de bahaar ko
jaake sataaye na rulaaye mere pyaar ko
aake na jaaye koyi keh de bahaar ko
jaake sataaye na rulaaye mere pyaar ko
dekho achcha nahin hai dil ko dukhaanaa
jhoom jhoom ke gaaye manwa
khushi ka taraanaa
aayaa kaun meri mehfil mein
dil huaa hai deewaanaa
jhoom jhoom ke gaaye manwa
khushi ka taraana
aayaa kaun meri mehfil mein
dil huaa hai deewaanaa
jhoom jhoom ke gaaye manwa
khushi ka taraana
aayaa kaun meri mehfil mein ae ae


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Blog Day :

4561 Post No. : 16158

“Tamanna”(1969) was directed by K P Atma for K S Pictures, Bombay. This “social” movie had Mala Sinha, Biswajeet, Shashikala, Agha, Nazima, Deven Verma, Nazeer Hussain, Sulochana, Sajjan, Achla Sachdev, Asit Sen, Krishn Dhaan, Rasheed Khan, Narbada Shankar, Kesri, Khairaati, Vimal Raj, Moolchand, Radheshyam, Sayyad, Md Ibrahim, Fatima, Santosh etc in it.

The movie had five songs in it. To of these songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the third song from “Tamanna”(1969) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Asha Bhonsle, Rafi and chorus. Anand Bakshi is the lyricist. The O P Nayyarish Punjabi dance music is composed by Kalyanji Anandji.

The song is picturised as a dance song on Mala Sinha, Biswajeet and others. It is a song that deserved to be better knon, but it ended up as an obscure song from an qually obscure movie.

Unnoticeably, ith this song, Kalyanji Anandji complete their 600th song in the blog as music directors.


Song-O soniya matwaaliya main jaan gayi dilwaaliyaa(Tamanna)(1969) Singers-Asha Bhonsle, Rafi, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Kalyanji Anandji
Female chorus
Male chorus

Lyrics

hoy
ho o o
o o o o
o o o

o soniya matwaaliya
main jaan gayi dilwaaliya
o soniya matwaaliya
main jaan gayi dilwaaliya
akela
akela mohe jaan ke tu raste mein chhedega
akela mohe jaan ke tu raste mein chhedega
o soniya matwaaliya
main jaan gayi dilwaaliya
akela
akela mohe jaan ke tu raste mein chhedega
akela mohe jaan ke tu rashte mein chhedega

hoy hoy hoy hoy
hoy hoy hoy hoy
hoy hoy hoy hoy
hoy hoy hoy hoy

tere saath main o panhaaran teri saari sakhiyaan
tere saath main o panharan teri sari sakhiya
main kaise chhedoonga tujhko
dekhen sabki ankhiyaan

dekhen sabki ankhiyaan ankhiyaan
dekhen sabki ankhiyaan

thhodi der mein paniya bhar ke chal dengi sab sakhiyaan
reh jaaungi jab main akeli
tab hongi ye batiyaan
tab hongi ye batiyaan batiyaan
tab hongi ye batiyaan
tab hongi ye batiyaan batiyaan
tab hongi ye batiyaan
(aa aa aa aa aa aa aa)

o peele kurte waliya
main jaan gayi dilwaliya
akela
haay haay
akela mohe jaan ke tu raste mein chhedega
akela mohe jaan ke tu rashte me chhedega

o o o o o
o o o o o

main pardesi
is panghat pe
pyaas bujhaaaane aaya
main pardeshi is panghat pe pyaas bujhaane aaya
pyaas bujhaayi na toone
ulta ilzaam lagaaya

ulta ilzaam lagaaya
ulta ilzaam lagaaya

jab bhi koi pyasa pardesi
panghat pe aaya
lut gayi mar gayi koi gujariya
man ka chain ganwaaya
man ka chain ganwaaya ganwaaya
man ka chain ganwaaya
hoy hoy
man ka chain ganwaya ganwaya
man ka chain ganwaya

o o o o
o bhole mukhde waliya
main jaan gayi dilwaliya akela
akela mohe jaanke
tu rashte mein chhedega
akela mohe jaan ke
tu raste mein chhedega

hoy hoy hoy hoy
hoy hoy hoy hoy
hoy hoy hoy hoy
hoy hoy hoy hoy

na te aaj baisakhi da mela
kudiya na aaj holi
na te aaj baisakhi da mela
kudiya na aaj holi
phir main kaise kheloonga
tere sang aankh michauli

tere sang aankh michauli
tere sang aankh michauli

ab kya aayegi baisakhi
kya aayegi holi
tab tak to tu le jaayega
sajna meri doli ho
sajna meri doli doli
sajna meri doli
hoy hoy
sajna meri doli doli
sajna meri doli

(aa aa aa aa aa aa)

o neeli pagdi waliya
main jaan gayi dilwaliya
akela
aah ri paaniye
akela mohe jaanke tu rashte mein chhedega
akela mohe jaanke tu raste mein chhedega

o soniya matwaliya
main jaan gayi dilwaliya
akela aa
akela mohe jaanke tu rashte mein chhedega
akela mohe jaanke tu raste mein chhedega

hurr


This article is written by nahm, 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.

This article marks the 3100th song post of Mohammad Rafi in the blog. This aticle is the 300th writeup of nahm in the blog

Blog Day :

4542 Post No. : 16115

Mohammed Rafi – 96th birth anniversary

—– Waqt ——-

Yeh waqt kya hai
yeh kya hai aakhir ke jo musalsal guzar raha hai
yeh jab na guzra thha
tab kahan thha
guzar gayaa hai to ab kahan hai
kahin to hogaa
kahan se aaya kidhar gayaa hai
yeh kab se kab tak ka silsilaa hai
yeh waqt kya hai
yeh waqi’ye
haadse
tasaadum
harek gham
aur har ek masarrat
har ek azziyat
har ek lazzat
har ik tabassum
har ek aansoo
har ek naghma
har ek khushboo
woh zakhm ka dard ho
ko ho lams ka jaadoo
khud apni awaaz ho ki mahaul ki sadaayen
yeh zehan mein banti aur bigadti hui fazaayen
woh fikr mein aaye zalzale hon ki dil ki halchal
tamaam ehsaas
saare jazbe
ye jaise patte hain
behte paani ki sateh par
jaise tayrte hain
abhi yehaan hain
abhi wahaan hain
aur ab hain ojhal
dikhaayi detaa nahin hai lekin
yeh kuchh to hai
jo ki beh rahaa hai
yeh kaisa dariya hai
kin pahaadon se aa rahaa hai
yeh kis samandar ko jaa rahaa hai

yeh waqt kya hai
kabhi kabhi main yeh sochtaa hoon
ki chalti gaadi se ped dekho
to aisa lagtaa hai
doosri simt jaa rahe hain
magar haqueeqat mein
ped apni jagah khade hain
to kya yeh mumkin hai
saarisadiyaan
qataar-andar-qataar apni jagah khadi hon
yeh waqt saakit ho
aur ham hi guzar rahe hon
is ek lamhe mein
saare lamhe
tamaam sadiyaan chhupi hui hon
na koyi ‘aayinda
na guzishtaa
jo ho chukaa hai
jo ho rahaa hai
jo hone waala hai
ho rahaa hai
main sochtaa hoon
ki kya yeh mumkin hai
sach ye ho
ki safar mein ham hain
guzarte ham hain
jise samajhte hain ham
guzarta hai
wo thhamaa hai
guzarta hai ye thhamaa huaa hai
ik aayi hai ye bataa huaa hai
hai munjamid
yaa pighal rahaa hai
kise khabar hai
kise pataa hai
yeh waqt kya hai

yeh kaaynaat-e-azeem
lagtaa hai
apni azmat se
aaj bhi mutma’een nahin hai
ki lamha lamha woh
wasee’a-tar aur wasee’a-tar hoti jaa rahi hai
yeh apni baahen pasaarti hai
yeh kehkashaaon ki ungliyon se
nayi khalaaon ko chhoo rahi hai
agar yeh sach hai
to har tasavvur ki had se baahar
magar kahin par
yaqeenan aisa koyi khalaa hai
ki jis ko
in kehkashaaon ki ungliyon ne
ab tak chhuaa nahin hai
khalaa
jahaan kuchh huaa nahin hai
khalaa
ki jis ne kisi se bhi ‘kun’ sunaa nahin hai
jahaan abhi tak khudaa nahinhai
wahan
koyi waqt bhi na hogaa
ye kaayenaat-e-azeem
ik din
chhuegi
is an-chhuye khalaa ko
aur apne saare wajood se
jab pukaaregi
‘kun’
to waqt ko bhi janam milegaa
agar janam hai to maut bhi hai

main sochtaa hoon
yeh sach nahin hai
ki waqt ki koyi ibtidaa hai na intehaa hai
yeh dor lambi bahot hai
lekin
kahin to is dor ka siraa hai
abhi yeh insaan ulajh rahaa hai
ki waqt ke is qafas mein
paida huaa
yahin woh palaa badhaa hai
magar use ‘ilm ho gayaa hai
ke waqt ke iss qafas se baahar bhi ik fazaa hai
to sochtaa hai
vo puchhtaa hai
yeh waqt kya hai

– Javed Akhtar –

I had heard a part of the above poem and just decided to reproduce it in a post. But while typing the whole saga, it lost me on the way to the end. I am able to understand it word to word, but to understand what exactly Javedsahab is trying to say or ‘in ke kehne ka tatparya kya hai’, I will have to go deep. Or maybe not so deep and what he says is what he means.
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This terrible year is coming to an end. Human kind has endured a test of psychological strength this year. And has learned (hopefully) that even if places of worship are not open, the Almighty is reachable from anywhere, for the universe, the world and its occupants, owners and tenants, wheelers and dealers, the powerful and the poor, the destitute and the able bodied, are all His creations. The ‘khalaa’ that Javed Akhtar refers to in the poem above, is also the creation of the Almighty creator. So is the concept if ‘waqt’. Whether it is running away from you or towards you. The time is allotted to us, to live on this earth peacefully with other creations. Before I move on, ‘khalaa’ is space, in worldly terms is means ‘empty space’ and in celestial terms it is infinite.

Its Mohammed Rafi Sahab’s 96th birth anniversary on 24/12/2020. Usually for Rafi sahab’s anniversary posts, or for the century posts, Raja ji is invited to do the honors of writing a special post. But I am seizing the opportunity, this time round. It is Rafi Sahab birth anniversary post as well as the 3100th songs post by Rafi sahib on the blog. This post is also my 300th song post, so a special Rafi song is called for this occasion.

Two months ago, I was looking for a song by Usha Timothy to post for her birthday on 8th October. I found a song by her, but it turned out to be a group song. The audio clip was 11 minutes long. The song itself is more than 9 minutes. Myswar.com listed this as a two part song one by Suman Kalyanpur and Usha Timothy and another by Mohammad Rafi and Manna Dey. It is from the 1966 film “Sunehre Kadam” and is composed by Bulo C. Rani. The lyricist is Nyay Sharma.

This is a very special song I have come to realize it while writing the lyrics. I will have to list them so that I don’t miss any points:

1. It has the longest solo rally, for a group song by Rafi sahab and large part of this rally is with minimal music.
2. This must be the only song with these four singers together.
3. The way the repetition of lines is done throughout the song, with singing of the same line in a different way. This is especially true of Rafi sahab’s repeated lines and also Manna De’s. In Rafi sahab’s songs, invariably it can be taken for granted, that the repetition of lines will have variations.
4. The song is a like a relay race, and the one starting it is doing the winner’s lap, with the trophy.

Actually Manna De has a small part to sing but Usha Timothy is having very few lines to sing. Seeing the video was a surprise again. It is a competition sort of song with two artists performing on stage and singing is done by Agha in Rafi’s voice and Shashi Kala in Suman Kalyanpur’s voice. Rehman is seen standing next to Agha and enjoying his singing, so is a female standing next to Shashi Kala similarly amused by the song. The expressions of quite enjoyment on Rehman’s face can be described perfectly in one word, i. e. “Mehzooz”.

A comment on youtube said that this song based on raag zhinjhoti/maanjhkhamaj. Whether it is true or not, the song does sound unique and stand out as a song to be savoured.

These are the songs from the movie already posted in the blog :

Song Date of posting Remarks
Na baaz aayaa muqadaar mujhe mitaane se 24 June 2011 MD-Bulo C Rani
Naazuk hoon albeli hoon 2 August 2011 MD- S Mohinder
Maangne se jo maut mil jaati 5 October 2011 MD-Bulo C Rani
Ye ghar aapkaa hai chale aayiye jee 25 October 2011 MD-Bulo C Rani
Na to inkaar kiya na to iqraar kiya 29 October 2020 MD-Bulo C Rani

The song is like a gorgeous long meal, a smorgasbord. Mohammed Rafi sahab is singing different portions of this song, with relish. And we listeners are mesmerised. The bass of Manna Dey’s parts is in tune with Rafi sahab’s sometimes sweet, sometimes mischievous, nasheeli, some with smooth softness. We can’t actually eat this, but we consume it and our senses absorb the nuances of the song. I just wish the parts where Suman Kalyanpure and Usha Timothy are singing, could be softened a little. They bring a mesmerised person back to earth, but Rafi sahab is back again in the last part of the song, in tandem with Manna Dey and they both bring it to a level field so we are not too sorry the song has ended, and there is no more of it to be heard for the first time.

I actually looked far and wide, to find if there is still more left to be found of this song. Lyrics by Nyay Sharma are equally good and make the most of the tune of the song. But for the large parts of the song, the words were redundant I felt, it was the raag and the rhythm and soft vocal voice singing the words which became paramount. This is a rarity, as it happens only with classical raagaa’s. The only other time I can recall this happening with me, was when I heard Kumar Gandharv here .
Is this what is known as a sum total greater than its parts?

Video :

Audio:

Song-Taqdeer ne kya angdaai li (Sunahre Qadam)(1966) Singers-Rafi, Manna Dey, Suman Kalyanpur, Usha Timothy, Lyrics-Nyay Sharma, MD-Bulo C Rani

Lyrics

Maah e nau ki ee
naav par
nikli sawaari raat ki
neel ke dariyaa mein basti
dhundh ki
jazbaat ki
husnwaalon ke ae
saron par
phool barsaati hui
gudgudaati
muskuraati
chhedti ee ee
gaati hui
jab kabhi patwaar se ae
yoonhi
ishaare ho gaye
kuchh ude
qatre hawaaa aa aa aa aa aa
mein
aur sitaare ho gaye

waqt ko taareeki – ye –shab ne
meherbaan kar diyaa
do jawaan roohon
ke mil jaane ka
saamaan kar diya
re taqdeer ne kya angdaai li
jeene ki fizaa namkeen hui
kuchh ishq badhaa
kuchh husn badhaa
kuchh ishq badhaa aa
kuchh husn badhaa
aur dil ki duniyaa aa
o o o
o o o
aur dil ki duniyaa
haseen hui
aur dil ki duniyaa
haseen hui ee
aur dil ki duniyaa
haseen hui

sitaaron dhale
ek khandar ke tale
do dil yoon mile
yoon mile
yoon mile
taare lehraa gaye
har kali khil gayi
bekali dhul gayi
apne hi aap par
apne hi aap par
apne hi aap par
phool sharmaa gaye
waqt ke saaz par
husn ke naaz par
ehl e dil mar mite
o o o
aarzuen to kya aa
aahen tak phoonk din
aarzuen to kya
aahen tak phoonk din
manzil e husn par
qaafile yoon lute
qaafile yoon lute ae
o o
qaafile yoon lute ae
qaafile yoon lute ae ae
jab khoon bahaa apne dil se
jab khoon bahaa apne dil se
mehfil unn ki rangeen huyi
kuchh ishq badhaa
kuchh husn badhaa
kuchh ishq badhaa
kuchh husn badhaa

aur dil ki duniyaa
o o o
o o o
aur dil ki duniyaa
haseen hui
aur dil ki duniyaa
haseen hui
aur dil ki duniyaa
haseen hui

taqdeer ne kyaa angdaai li
jeene ki fizaa sangeen hui

jab pyaar ki baaten ishq ne ki
jab pyaar ki baaten ishq ne ki

tab husn ki rooh
ho o ho o
tab husn ki rooh
ghamgeen huyi
tab husn ki rooh
ghamgeen huyi ee
tab husn ki rooh
ghamgeen huyi

ik ?? gul jabeen
shaakh par ho haseen
iss ko chhedo
haan chhedo
haan chhedo
nahin ee
maili ho jaayegi

gird to ghoom lo
dekhkar jhoom lo
nigaah se choom lo
warna kho jaayegi
ham vashinde nahin
apnaa saahil nahin
jis ka ye dil nahin
rooh so jaayegi

ho o o o
ari jadoo gayaa

o o o o o
jism keqadardaan

are jadoo gayaa
jism ke qadardaan
pyaar ki daastaan
pyaar ki daastaan
ruswaa ho jaayegi

pyaar ki daastaan
aa aa aa
ruswaa ho jaayegi
ruswaa ho jaayegi ee ee
tum aag ko raag samajh baithhe
tum aag ko raag samajh baithhe
angaaron se hi taskeen huyi

jab pyaar ki baaten
ishq ne ki
jab pyaar ki baaten
ishq ne ki

tab husn ki rooh
o o o o
tab husn ki rooh
ghamgeen huyi
tab husn ki rooh
ghamgeen huyi
tab husn ki rooh
ghamgeen huyi

taqdeer ne kya angdai li
jeene ki fizaa namkeen hui
kuchh ishq badhaa
kuchh husn badhaa aa
kuchh ishq badhaa aa
kuchh husn badhaa

aur dil ki duniyaa
o o o o
aur dil ki duniyaa
haseen hui
aur dil ki duniyaa
haseen hui ee
aur dil ki duniyaa
haseen hui

ho ooo
o o o o o o
o o o o o o
o o o o o o
ho o o o
o o o o

shaakh par ki kali
ho wo kitni bhali
jo na dil se lagi
jo na dil se lagi
umr dhal jaayegi

hawas aur pyaar ka
qissa takraar ka
farq bekaar ka
farq bekaar ka
jawaani
dhal jaayegi
ho ooo
jadoo ye dam ba dam

ho oo o
oooooo
naghmon ke taal o samm
jadoo ye dam ba dam
naghmon ke taal o samm

ye sunehre qadam
ye sunehre qadam
mai ubal jaayegi ee
khud ko awaaz do
waqt ko saaz do

ishq ka naaz do
raat tal jaayegi

o jaaneman
yoon na ghabraayiye
paas to aayiye
har adaaa apki
dil nasheen huyi
kuchh ishq badhaa
kuchh husn badhaa
kuchh ishq badhaa aa
kuchh husn badhaa

aur dil ki duniyaa
ooooo
oooooo
aur dil ki duniyaa
haseen hui
aur dil ki duniyaa
haseen hui ee
aur dil ki duniyaa
haseen hui


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Blog Day :

4533 Post No. : 16100

So we are at it again. For the 161st time in the blog ! We arrive at post number 16100 in the blog with this writeup !

I have mentioned it in the past that we no longer look forward to these century posts with the same eagerness as in the past. This applies not only to blog centuries but also to the centuries of artists. At this moment, a good number of artists are into their ninetees. I propose to take them all up to their respective centuries after we are done with this blog century.

This post too takes up one such case. The artists in questions are Shankar Jaikishan. If some artists are in their 90s, then they are in their 990s- 999 to be precise. This post sees then break into the four figure mark. We have had singers (four) and lyricists (three) who are in fopur figures in the blog. Shankar Jaikishan join them today and become the first music directors to reach 1000 songs in the blog.

I was in quite a dimemma to pick a song for the occasion. All iconic Shankar Jaikishan songs from the golden era of HFM are altready covered. A few leftover songs of that era somehow did not fit the bill. I was looking for a special song- typically a rare song.

Finally I have zoeroed in on a song which qualifies to be called a rare song. It is not a song of 1940s or 1950s. Rather it is a song of recent vintage (by the shandards of this blog).

Moreover, this song is quite unusal in the sense that one would not guess it to be a Shankar Jaikishan song if he is not informed beforehand. One would guess it to be a song composed by Kalyanji Anandji, or R D Burman, or Bppi Lahiri, considering when this song was composed, but this song is a creation of Shankar Jaikishan, or more precisely Shankar (seeing that Jaikishan had already expired by then).

It is quite a surprise that this song did not get popular. I was very much into HFM listening those days, but even I never got to listen to this song even once ! That has to do with the fact that the movie did not do well at the box office. It was not really a surprise seeing that the movie did not star Amitabh Bachchan. The movie starred Jeetendra and Neetu Singh. Jeetendra, alongwith Sri Devi or Jaya Prada could draw crowds, but not Jeetendra and Neetu Singh, and the movie duuly flopped. The songs of this movie, including this song remained unheard by majority of music lovers.

This movie was “Chorni”(1981). I had heard about this movie but I did not consider this movie worthy of watching. So I saved my 3 Rs and 80 paise (ticket for a balcony seat) which I then spent on watching some other “worthy” movie. 🙂

“Chorni”(1981) was produced by V K Sood and directed by Jyoti Sawroop for Kesar Films, Bombay. The movie had Jeetendra, Neetu Singh, Dr Shreeram Laagoo, Indrani Mukherjee, Sonia Sahni, Jalal Agha, Helen, Leela Mishra, Anita, Shashi Kiran, Sunil Dhawan, Sundar Taneja, Rajesh Valecha, Master Shaaka, Baby Suparna, L R Tiwari, Ramlal, Jugnu, Uma Khosla, Parveen Pal etc in it. Aruna Irani, Ajeet, Mohan Choti were also there in guest appearances.

The movie had Six songs in it.

This song, the second song from the movie to appear in the vlog, is sung by Asha Bhonsle. Shailly Shailendra is the lyricist. Shankar (under the brandname Shankar Jaikishan) is the composer.

The song is picturised as a club dance song on Helen.

Those were those of disco songs. Music director was clearly under instructions to create a Disco song. The song sounds like a song meant for those days, but it is not a disco song. It is a western style song with western orchestration allright, but it is a proper song with proper lyrics, just how it used to be in Hindi movie songs in pre disco days.

Listening to this song is a scintillating experience. I have listened to this song quite a few times. The song grabs your mindshare on the very first listen. It is not like those songs that one needs to listen to a few times before it grows on you. It grows on you immediately, even before Asha Bhonsle sings hef initial lines.

The video is over four minutes long. The audio is even longer at over six months. The singing is superb, as one expects from Asha Bhonsle. The music is quite incredible to listen to, and the music is what one remembers long after the song is over. What a song. The song may be an unusaul composition from Shankar Jaikishan. The sonbg deserves to be presented in the blog as their 1000th song in the blog.

Here is this special forgotten gem. Let us savour this song and welcome Shankar Jaikishan to the exclusive club of HFM artists who have completed their 1000 sopngs in the blog.

I take this opportunity to thank one and all. Our special thanks to those who haas repeatedly petitioned me. One thousandth song of Shankar Jaikishan was their long pending demand.

We are all happy that Shankar Jaikishan become the first music directors in the blog to reach four figures. In time, they could well become the first music directors whose entire set of 1200 odd HFM compositions may be showcased in the blog. we are just 200 odd songs away from that mark.

So let us celebrated blog’s 16100th post and Shankar Jaikishan’s 1000th song in the blog with this fantastic hidden gem of a song.

Audio

Video

Song-Hai ye kaisa nasha (Chorni)(1981)Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Shailly Shailendra, MD-Shankar Jaikishan

Lyrics(Based on Audio Link)

laaa
lalalalalala
lalalalala
lalalaalaa
laaa
dudududududududoo du
haaye ye nasha

chadhne laga aa
badhne laga aa
chadhne laga aa
badhne laga aa
hadd se guzarne laga aa aa
haaye ye kaisa nasha aa aa
hosh mera aa
udne laga aa
hadd se guzarne laga aa
haaye ye kaisa nasha
viva la ??
viva la ??
haa haa haaaa

mast jawaani meri ee
kuchh yoon machalne lagi ee
jaise ke koi kali ee
hai phool ban’ne lagi ee
aa baahen badhaa
na daaman chhudaa
aa baahen badhaa
na daaman chhudaa
hai kaisa ye kaisa nasha aa

chadhne laga
badhne laga
hadh se guzarne laga aa
haaye ye kaisa nasha aa
hosh mera
udne laga aa
hadd se guzarne laga
haaye ye kaisa nasha aa aa aa

mehfil mein jaise chiraag
bujhte huye phir jalen
mere bhi seene mein kyun kuchh aisi halchal chale
mujhe kya hua
ae saaqi bata
mujhe kya hua
ae saaqi bata
hai kaisa ye kaisa nasha aa aa

chadhne laga
badhne laga
hadd se guzarne laga aa
haaye ye kaisa nasha aa
hosh mera aa
udhne laga aa
hadd se guzarne laga
haaye ye kaisa nasha aa aa aa

jo main idhar ko chaloon
udhhar ko badhe hain kadam
dil bhi hai bas mein nahin
mitne lagi hai sharam
hai josh jawaan ye hosh kahaan
hai josh jawaan ye hosh kahaan
hai kaisa ye kaisa nasha aa

chadne laga aa aa
badhne laga
hahd se gujarne laga
haaye ye kaisa nasha aa
hosh mera aa aa
udne laga aa aa
had se gujarne laga aa
haaye ye kaisa nasha aa aa aa
viva la ??
viva la ??
haahaahaaaa


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Blog Day :

4528 Post No. : 16089

15 August 1975 saw the release of a movie that went on to become an all time surprise hit. No, I am not talking about “Sholay”(1975) which was released on that date. “Sholay”(1975) was a big budget multistarrer movie and it was expected to do well at the box office, at least by the makers of the movie, if not the trade pundits.

Another movie was released on 15 august 1975. It was a low key release in a few movie halls. This movie was expected to do a modest business and was expected to last just one or two weeks in movie halls before being replaced by other movies.

But surprisingly, this movie, which had no big stars, and which was a religious movie (that was considered infra dig by city bred movie goers) began to draw crowds that was comparable to the crowd thronging to watch “Sholay”(1975).

Seeing that this movie was made on a shoe strong budget, this movie turned out to be one of the most profitable movie ever for its makers. People would offer prayer in the movie hall and perform aarti. This goddess, which few people were aware of, suddenly found a pride of place among the pantheon of Gods.

This movie, a surprise all time super duper hit, was produced by Satram Rohara and directed by Vijay Sharma for Bhagyalaxmi Chitra Mandir, Bombay had Kanan Kaushal, Ashish Kumar, Anita Guha (playing the title role), Bharat Bhushan, Rajani Bala, Bela Bose, B. M. Vyas, Rajan Haksar, Manohar Desai, Dilip Dutta, Mahipal, Padmarani, Leela Mishra, Sushila Devi etc in it.

The movie had seven songs in it. The movie makers had roped in C Arjun ( largely a music director of B grade movies) as the music director. Kavi Pradeep, a top lyricist of 1940s and 1950s, but more or less out of work by that time, was signed up as the lyricist. He was an inspired choice as the lyricist, seeing that penning religious songs and patriotic songs was his strong suit.

All the songs of “Jai Santoshi Maa”(1975) became hugely popular and they remain so. Kavi Pradeep, in addition to penning the lyrics, also sung two songs in the movie in his characteristic style and these songs became all time classics.

Today (11 December 2020) is the 22nd remembrance day of Kavi Pradeep(6 February 1915 – 11 December 1998). On this occasion, here is a song from “Jai Santoshi Maa”(1975). This song is sung by Usha Mangeshkar who found herself in the role of leading female playback singer in the movie, which was rare for her, as she normally got one song in most movies, for some side actors.

This song happens to be the 200th song of Usha Mangeshkar as a playback singer in the blog. It is quite a befitting song to mark her double century in the blog.

This song, a prayer to Santoshi Maa, is lip synced by Kanan Kaushal. I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify the other actors seen in the picturisation of this song.

Lyrics of this song were sent to me by Avinash Scrapwala (long long ago).

Video

Audio

Song-Karti hoon tumhaara vrat main sweekaar karo maa (Jai Santoshi Maa)(1975) Singer-Usha Mangeshkar, Lyrics-Kavi Pradeep, MD-C Arjun

Lyrics(Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

Karti hoon tumhaara vrat main
Sweekaar karo maa
Manjhdhaar mein main atkee
Bedaa paar karo maa
Bedaa paar karo maa
Hey maa Santoshi
Maa Santoshi
Karti hoon tumhara vrat main
Sweekaar karo maa
Manjhdhar mein main atkee
Bedaa paar karo maa
Bedaa paar karo maa
Hey maa Santoshi
Maa Santoshi

Baithhi hoon badi aasha se
Tumhaare darbaar mein
Baithhi hoon badi aasha se
Tumhaare darbaar mein
Kyun roye tumhaari beti
Is nirday sansaar mein
Paltaa do meri bhi kismat
Paltaa do meri bhi kismet
Chamatkaar karo maa
Manjhdhaar mein main atkee
Bedaa paar karo maa
Bedaa paar karo maa
Hey maa Santoshi
Maa Santoshi

Mere liye to band hain
Duniyaa ki sab raahein
Mere liye to band hain
Duniyaa ki sab raahein
Kalyan mera ho saktaa hai
Maa aap jo chaahen
Chintaa ki aag se mera
Chintaa ki aag se mera
Uddhaar karo maa
Manjhdhaar mein main atkee
Bedaa paar karo maa
Bedaa paar karo maa
Hey maa Santoshi
Maa Santoshi

Durbhaagya ki deewaar ko
Tum aaj hataa do o
Durbhaagya ki deewaar ko
Tum aaj hataa do
Maateshwari waapas mere
Saubhaagya ko laa do
Ik abhaageeni naari se
Ik abhaageeni naari se
Kuchh pyaar karo maa
Manjhdhaar mein main atkee
Bedaa paar karo maa
Bedaa paar karo maa
Hey maa Santoshi
Maa Santoshi
Karti hoon tumhaara vrat main
Sweekaar karo maa
Manjhdhaar mein main atkee
Bedaa paar karo maa
Bedaa paar karo maa
Hey maa Santoshi
Maa Santoshi


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Blog Day :

4511 Post No. : 16060

Today (23 november 2020) is the 90th birth anniversary of Geeta Dutt (23 November 1930- 20 July 1972). I was aware of this fact yesterday itself, seeing that I had received several contributions for the occasion. Moreover, this date, which happens to be a monday, is also a day when I present my weekly series of Lata Mangeshkar songs sung in a particular calender year- a very research heavy project. So, my hands were full on sunday (22 november) preparing for all these articles to be published on 23 november 2020.

By late night on 22 november 2020, I had four articles ready, one for Lata Mangeshkar and three for Geeta Dutt, to be published on the morning of 23 november 2020. I had plans to post another article on Geeta Dutt (this one), as that article was going to be a special article on the occasion of Geeta Dutt’s birth anniversary.

I was not the only one who was busy on sunday. It turns out that our own Gajendra Khanna was also busy. A big Geeta Dutt fan and the administrator of Geeta Dutt site geetadutt.com, Gajendra Khanna had prepared a one hour long programme on the occasion and had left a link of the programme on our whatsapp group. I listened to this programme in the morning. As is his wont, Gajendra Khanna’s programme was extremely well researched and contained new, eye opening informations. It was through this programme that I realised that Geeta Dutt (nee Roy) had not made her debut in Hindi movies in 1946, but it was in 1945 in “Aadhaar”(1945). HFGK contains very sketchy information on this movie and mentions name of movie characters as singers. “Aadhaar” (1945) is her first Hindi movie as a playback singer. I notice that a song Aayi balloon waali aayi re in Geeta Dutt’s voice (alongwith S N Tripathi) is actually posted in the blog with correct attribution. That was thanks to information provide by geetadutt.com, ofcourse. HFGK mentions this song as sung by Shehzaadi. Shehzaadi could well be the name of the character who lip syncs this song in the movie.

This programme also contains some other interesting information about Geeta Dutt. For instance, she has sung over 90 songs in Gujarati. She has also sung in Bangla (her mother tongue), Marathi, Punjabi etc. What is very special is the fact that she sounds a natural in all these languages. For instance, Gajendra Khanna finds her Punjabi diction impeccable in her Punjabi language song that he played in his programme.

It is unfortunate that her married life turned out to be disastrous and such a god given singing talent like hers, that should have blossomed, instead got withered and finally got cut short prematurely, because of the after effects of her unhappy marriage with Guru Dutt.

Despite all the circumstances that impeded her after her marriage, Geeta Dutt has still left us with more than a thousand songs to savour. The blog has 899 songs so far and this article is being written to mark the 900th song of Geeta Dutt in the blog. I was wondering what song to showcase as her 900th song in the blog. Most of her well known songs, including iconic songs are already showcased in the blog. Many of the songs not yet covered either did not fit the bill, or their audio quality was not upto the mark, or the genre of the song did not suit the occasion.

I covered a song that I thought was a nice discovery. But a few hours later it was pointed out that the song was already covered in the past.

So it was back to the drawing board.

Now I have picked another special song. This song is from an obscure movie called “Putli”(1950). “Putli”(1950) was produced and directed by Wali Sahab for Punjab Film Corporation, Bombay. The movie had Mumtaz Shanti ,Pran, Yaqoob, Husn Banu, Srinath, Majnu, Prem Dhawan, Ramesh Thakur, Sheela Naik etc in it.

The movie had eleven songs in it. Four songs have been covered in the past. HFGK mentions singers only for three songs. The singers mentioned for these songs are Meena Kapoor for all three songs and a male voice in one of these three songs. There is no mention of singers for remaining eight songs.

What is special about this song is that HFGK is silent about the singers of this song. On listening to the song, it is clear that the song contains the voices of Geeta Dutt and Shamshad Begam. So this song is a “new” discovery as a Geeta Dutt song as well as a Shamshad Begam song.

Uploader of the audio of the song mentions Harikrishn as the lyricist and Aziz Hindi as the music director. While the music director matches with the entry of HFGK, the lyricist does not as HFGK is silent about the lyricist. HFGK Wali Sahab and Abid Gulrej are mentioned as the two lyricists. I think that the uploader of this song has more information about this song as he may have taken this information from the record label.

With this song, Geeta Dutt now has exactly 900 songs in the blog as a playback singer. It is befitting that she should reach this mark on the occasion of her 90th birth anniversary today. What a delightful song to bring up this occasion.

As a great coincidence, this song is the 700th song for Shamshad Begam in the blog and she too completes her century with this song.

PS-Sadanand Kamath Jee has located the video of the song. He identifies the two female dancers as Sheela Naik (lip syncing in Geeta Dutt’s voice) and Cuckkoo (lip syncing in Shamshad Begam’s voice).

Audio

Video

Song-Kabhi ganga ke paar kabhi jamuna kinaar (Putli)(1950) Singers-Geeta Dutt, Shamshad Begam, Lyrics-Harikrishn, MD-Aziz Hindi
Both

Lyrics

kabhi ganga ke paar
kabhi jamuna kinaar
chale aana
main tera intezaar karoongi
ho chale aana
main tera intezaar karoongi
ho naina chaar karoongi
tohe pyaar karoongi
hoy naina chaar karoongi
tohe pyaar karoongi
chale aana
oye bhool na jaanaa
main tera intezaar karoongi
ho chale aana
main tera intezaar karoongi

kabhi ganga ke paar
kabhi jamuna kinaar
chale aana
main tera intezaar karoongi
ho chale aana
main tera intezar karoongi

ooo tu jo dil dega balma
main jaan de doongi
haaye main jaan de doongi

aur main hans hans kar
aur main hans hans kar donon jahaan de doongi
aur main hans hans kar donon jahaan de doongi
o o o
tu jo dil dega balma
main jaan de doongi

aur main hans hans kar donon jahaan de doongi

jaan de kar bhi
jaan de kar bhi tera deedaar karoongi
jaan de kar bhi tera deedaar karoongi
chale aana
main tera intezaar karoongi
ho chale aana main tera intezaar karoongi
kabhi ganga ke paar
kabhi jamuna kinaar
chale aana
main tera intezaar karoongi
ho chale aana main tera intezaar karoongi

lalalaa lalla lalla la
lalalaa lalla lalla la
lalalaa lalla lalla la
lalalaa lalla lalla la

mere angna mein
haaye mere angna mein saavan ke mele piya
aa aa aa aa
mere angna mein saavan ke mele piya
aa aa
kaise dekhoon akele akele piya
haaye
akele piya

tum jo aao
tum jo aao main saula-singaar karoongi
tum jo aao main saul-singaar karoongi

chale aana main tera intezaar karoongi
ho chale aana main tera intezaar karoongi
kabhi ganga ke paar
kabhi jamuna kinaar
chale aana
main tera intezaar karoongi
ho chale aana
main tera intezaar karoongi

gehri gehri nadiya hai
gehri gehri nadiya aur door kinaara re
door kinaara
gehri gehri nadiya aur door kinaara re
door kinaara
tere bina koi nahin apna sahaara re
haaye apna sahaara
apni naiyya ko
apni naiyya ko nadiya ke paar karoongi
apni naiyya ko nadiya ke paar karoongi
chale aana main tera intezaar karoongi
ho chale aana main tera intezaar karoongi
kabhi ganga ke paar
kabhi jamuna kinaar


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

This article marks the 400th song as a playback singer for Suman Kalyanpur and 300th article as a guest contributor for Avinash Scrapwala in the blog.

Blog Day :

4500 Post No. : 16037

Welcome all to this post, which should have come yesterday. But as they say ‘it is better late than never’ and as we on the blog say ‘it is never too late (even if the post comes after a long gap (ranging from a week to a month) of a particular special day).
😊
In any case we will be having a song to enjoy, a look-back (or glance? 😊) on the yesteryears or a brief journey ‘down memory lane’ …

I will directly come to the point now and clear the suspense that yesterday 11th November’2020 was the eighty-fourth (born on 11.11.1936) birthday of the gorgeous, beautiful, (plus sober, decent?), cheerful, ever smiling and ‘chulbuli’ actress Mala Sinha.

On the blog we today belatedly wish her a very happy birthday and a healthy and peaceful life ahead.

I got to watch many of her movies from the ‘golden era’ or ‘black & white’ era and later many of her movies from the ‘colored’ era too. I am not going to list them all here because it will be a long list. I would only like to say that I do not remember any single movie of her ‘where I have not liked her performance’. I always like her screen presence and also her appearances in the songs or song sequences.

When I was looking for information about her initial career, I got to learn that she was an approved singer of ‘All India Radio’ but never got to playback singing in movies.
Ot of the twentythree Bangla movies she acted in, she was paired with Uttam Kumar in seven movies. Interested readers can visit for more interesting information on her on ‘wiki’ here.

On the occasion of her birthday I am going to present a song picturized on her from the movie ‘Rivaaj-1972’ which I came across recently. After listening to the song I totally fall in love with this song.

‘Rivaaj-1972’ was directed by T. Prakash Rao for ‘Sona Films, Madras’. (This movie was dedicated to the memory of the great K. Asif)

It was presented by H. Prasann Chand Nahar. K.C. Bokadia was the producer of this movie.

It had Mala Sinha, Sanjeev Kumar (the sub title for Sanjeev Kumar mentions ‘President award winner), Shatrughan Sinha, Farida Jalal, Jr Mehmood, Baby Gauri and Zeb Rehman.
They were supported by Nazir Hussain, Sulochana, Jayshree T., Pandri Bai, Mukri, Mrs. Shaukat Kaifi Azmi, Raj Kishore, Swaraj Kumar, Subrato and others.

The story of this movie was written by R. Venkatachalam. Its dialogues were written by Kaifi Azmi.
Editing of this movie was done by R. Bhaskaran.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 19.08.1972.

The movie had eights songs (including a multiple version song) written by Kaifi Azmi, Indeevar, Hasrat Jaipuri, Anjaan, S.H. Bihari and Neeraj. Lata Mangeshkar, Mohd Rafi, Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle, Manna Dey and Suman Kalyanpur were the playback singers for this movie.

Here is the list of the eight songs of this movie and the songs already posted have been added with their link;

Song Lyricist Posted On
Main teri prem deewaani meera Neeraj Being covered in this post
Tujh mein hoon main mujh mein hai tu S.H. Bihari 09.07.2013
Pyaara pyaara sabse nyaara aanewaala hai koyi hamaara Indeevar
Tujh jaisi laadli laakhon mein ek (male version) Hasrat Jaipuri
Tujh jaisi laadli laakhon mein ek (female version) Hasrat Jaipuri
Lagey koi lottery yaa jackpot lagey Anjaan 30.01.2015
Jalaa do jalaa do jaalaa do duniya ko jalaa do Kaifi Azmi 06.11.2020
Phoolon sa mahka huaa ye reshmi tan mera Anjaan

Music for this movie was composed by Shankar-Jaikishan.

Today’s song is picturized on Mala Sinha where she is lip-syncing in Suman Kalyanpur’s voice. Sanjeev Kumar and many others are also seen in the picturization of the song which happens in a temple (the famous Meera temple of Udaipur, as mentioned in the ‘wiki’ page of this movie ‘Rivaaj-1972).

The beautiful lyrics for today’s song are by Neeraj ji.

When I listened to the song for first time around a week or ten days back, I was totally taken up by this song and fall in love with it. It grows upon us if we listen to it again and again.
This beautiful composition of Shankar-Jaikishan is sung by Suman Kalyanpur and I must say what I mentioned for Mala Sinha that I have never came across a single Suman Kalyanpur song which I had not liked and enjoyed.

With the song Suman Kalyanpur has now four hundred song on the blog. Still a long to go to cover her remaining songs. It is still below half way mark if we consider the total 857 songs sung by her in Hindi movies. Today happens to be the 4500th day for the blog. Suman Kalyanpur completing her 400th song in the blog on the 4500th day for the blog sounds quite a befitting occasion.

Let us now enjoy this wonderful song …
Ed note:-Moreover, this article is the 300th article for Avinash Scrapwala as a guest contributor in the blog.

Video

Audio (Longer)

Song-Main teri prem deewaani Meera (Rivaaj)(1972) Singer-Suman Kalyanpur, Lyrics-Neeraj, MD-Shankar Jaikishan

Lyrics

main teri prem deewaani meera
meera aa

main teri prem deewaani
meera
main teri prem deewaani
aao chhaliyaa
aao naa aa
aao chhaliyaa
aao naa aa
ab to preet nibhaao naa aa
main teri prem deewaani meera
meera
meera aa
meera aa

angin tere roop saanwre ae
angin tere roop saanwre
dekh ke naina huye baawre
o behroopiyaa
ab to pal bhar
ek roop ho jaao naa
main teri prem deewaani meera
main teri prem deewaani

jeewan mera dhyaan hai teraa aa
jeewan mera dhyaan hai teraa
bol bol re kaun hai tera
har ek raah tere ghar jaaye
jaaun kidhar bataao naa
main teri prem deewaani meera
main teri prem deewaani
aao chhaliyaa
aao naa aa
ab to preet nibhaao naa aa
main teri prem deewaani meera
meera
meera aa
meera aa

tu sabke sang raas rachaaye
tu sabke sang raas rachaaye
saare jag ko naach nachaaye
ek baar mujhko bhi apni
murli shyaam banaao naa aa
main teri prem deewaani meera
main teri prem deewaani ee
aao chhaliyaa
aao naa aa
ab to preet nibhaao naa aa
main teri prem deewaani meera
meera
meera aa
meera aa
meera aa
meera aa

—————————————–
Devnagri Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
—————————————–
मैं तेरी प्रेम दीवानी मीरा
मीरा आ
मैं तेरी प्रेम दीवानी मीरा
मैं तेरी प्रेम दीवानी
आओ छलिया
आओ ना आ
आओ छलिया
आओ ना आ
अब तो प्रीत निभाओ ना आ
मैं तेरी प्रेम दीवानी मीरा
मीरा
मीरा आ
मीरा आ

अनगिन तेरे रूप सांवरे ए
अनगिन तेरे रूप सांवरे
देख के नैना हुए बाँवरे
ओ बहरूपिया
अब तो पल भर एक रूप हो जाओ ना
मैं तेरी प्रेम दीवानी मीरा
मैं तेरी प्रेम दीवानी

जीवन मेरा ध्यान है तेरा आ
जीवन मेरा ध्यान है तेरा
बोल बोल रे कौन है तेरा
हर एक राह तेरे घर जाए
जाऊं किधर बताओ ना
मैं तेरी प्रेम दीवानी मीरा
मैं तेरी प्रेम दीवानी
आओ छलिया
आओ ना आ
अब तो प्रीत निभाओ ना आ
मैं तेरी प्रेम दीवानी मीरा
मीरा
मीरा आ
मीरा आ

तू सबके संग रास रचाए
तू सबके संग रास रचाए
सारे जग को नाच नचाये
एक बार मुझको भी अपनी
मुरली श्याम बनाओ ना आ
मैं तेरी प्रेम दीवानी मीरा
मैं तेरी प्रेम दीवानी
आओ छलिया
आओ ना आ
अब तो प्रीत निभाओ ना आ
मैं तेरी प्रेम दीवानी मीरा
मीरा
मीरा आ
मीरा आ
मीरा आ
मीरा आ


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