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Blog Day : 3651 Post No. : 14500

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

Lyrics

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

hum ahl e dil bhala kab
inse darne waale hain

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

adaayen teer hai

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

adaayen teer hain

na karna inpe bharosa
ye hue hain kis ke
na karna

inpe bharosa
ye huye hain kis ke

aji dikhaai ek jhalak
muskura diye khiske

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

hum ahl e dil bhala
kab inse darne wale hain

haseen jitne hain

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

adaaye teer hain

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

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

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

hum ahl e dil bhala kab
inse darne waale hain

haseen jitne hain

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

adaayen teer hain

hai rang pakka magar
zidd hai ke pari samjho
hai rang

pakka magar
zidd hai ke pari samjho

pataakha jaan kaho
inko phuljhadi samjho

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

hum ahl e dil bhala kab
inse darne waale hain

haseen jitne hain sab

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

adaayen teer hain

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

munh pe to powder
labon pe hai laali

zamaana badla hai
Laila nahin rahi kaali

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

hum ahl e dil bhala kab
inse darne waale hain

haseen jitne hain
sab apne dekhe bhaale hain

sambhal ke aana muqabil mein
husn waale hain

hum ahl e dil bhala kab
inse darne waale hain

sambhal ke aana muqabil mein
husn waale hain

hum ahl e dil bhala kab
inse darne waale hain

sambhal ke aana muqabil mein
husn waale hain

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

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Blog Day : 3610 Post No. : 14400

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

Lyrics

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

Blog Day : 3567 Post No. : 14300

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

Lyrics

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

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

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

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

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

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

tumhaari tarah to hazaar honge

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

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

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

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

pyaar to humne kiya
pyaar to humne kiya

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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Blog Day : 3535 Post No. : 14200

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

Lyrics

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

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

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

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


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Blog Day : 3509 Post No. : 14100

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Music is composed by C Arjun.

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

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

Song Title

Post No.

Post Date

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

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

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

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


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

Lyrics(Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

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

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

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

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

Chandan ka palnaa laayi
aur
Resham ki dori laayi

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

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

Haaye ek ruppalli
Haaye
Haaye

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

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

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

Amaa yaar
Koyi phadakta huaa gaana sunaao

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

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

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


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Comets regularly come visiting and humans have been noticing them for the last 2000 years since 240 BC. The fact that it was the same comet that appeared again and again was first discovered by Edmund Halley, making use of his friend Isaac Newton’s law of gravity. Making use of these laws, he postulated that the comets that was seen in 1531 (reported by Petras Apanus), 1607 (reported by Johannes Keplar) and 1682 were one and the same and it was visible from earth after every 76 years. This particular comet was named Halley’s comet in honour of Edmund Halley. This comet has been reported from 240 BC onwaards. It means that the Halley’s comet has visited us 30 times from 240 BC till now.

We in this blog also regularly see an event recurring. we call this event blog century. It occurs after every 100 songs, though the periodicity of this occurence varies. Sometimes it has recurred as fast as in 11 or 12 days and sometimes it has taken 40 days or even more to recur.

Today’s occasion is the 138th such occasion for this blog. This century, which took a leisurely 36 days take us to the figure of 13800 song posts in the blog.

We often tend to combine our blog centuries with some other occurences, for instance, individual centuries of artists. This occasion is no different. The 13800th song post of this blog happens to be the 100th song post in the blog for Pt Govindram as a music director.

Not much is known about Pt Govindram’s personal details, including his dates of birth and passing away. What is known is that he was one of the notable HFM music directors from Punjab during the earlier decades of HFM.

According to my research, Pt Govindram gave music in 32 movies between 1937 and 1955. His debut movie was “Jeewan jyoti”(1937) that had 15 songs, all penned by Wali Sahab. Neither the songs nor the details of singers of these songs are available. So these songs are now lost. Likewise, the songs of his second movie, viz “Khooni Jaadoogar”(1939) too are not available.

Pt Govindram began to taste success in 1940s beginning with “Himmat”(1941). The most well known song from this movie was Inhin logon ne le leenha dupatta mera. This song, which is a traditional song dating from the era before taklies has since been copied a few times, and most notably in “Paakeeza”, viz. Inhi logon ne le leenha dupatta mera (Paakeeza). In fact Pt Govindram himself reused this song again in “Aabroo”(1943) as Inhin logon ne le leenha dupatta mera.

Pt Govindram composed just over 300 songs in 32 Hindi movies. Details of quite a few of his compositions are unavailable/incomplete/incorrect. After braving through the lists of all these movies and songs, I find that Pt Govindram worked with about 30 lyricists and more than 44 singers.

He was associated with Ishwar Chand Kapoor for the most number of songs, viz more than 58 songs. Rammurty Chaturvedi comes second with 20 plus songs and Wali Sahad comes next with 15 songs. Bharat Vyas, Qamar Jalalabadi, Ramesh Gupta, Aziz Kashmiri, Prem Dhawan, D N Madhok and Hasrat Lucknowi are the other lyricists who worked with Pt Govindram in more than 10 songs each.

When it comes to playback singers, Pt Govindram used Shamshad Begam in as many as 84 songs, may be more. Lata comes a distant second with 22 songs, Zohrabai Ambalewaali sang 21 songs and Rafi sang 20 songs with Pt Govindram.

Here is the breakup of Pt Govindram’s career as a music director in Hindi movies.

S N Movie Year songs in the blog Songs in the movie Remarks
1 Jeewan Jyoti 1939 0 15
2 Khooni Jaadoogar 1939 0 7
3 Himmat 1941 1 10
4 Aabroo 1943 11 11
5 Pagli 1943 3 10
6 Sahaara 1943 1 11
7 Salma 1943 0 8
8 Chaalis Karod 1945 1 9 Same songs were later reused in “Sudhaar”
9 Hamaara Sansaar 1945 3 8
10 Laila Majnu 1945 2 11
11 Naseeb 1945 3 9
12 Parinde 1945 3 8
13 Ratnawali 1945 4 8
14 Rupa 1946 2 8
15 Sassi Punnu 1946 1 10
16 Do Dil 1947 11 11
17 Doosri Shaadi 1947 6 11
18 Ghar Ki Izzat 1948 8 11
19 Rangeen Zamaana 1948 2 9
20 Bholi 1949 2 10
21 Dil Ki Duniya 1949 4 10
22 Maa Ka Pyaar 1949 3 10
23 Nisbat 1949 4 8
24 Sudhaar 1949 0 9 Same sons as in “Chaalis Karod”
25 Chor 1950 4 10
26 Raaj Mukut 1950 3 11
27 Shaadi Ki Raat 1950 1 12
28 Sarkaar 1951 2 9
29 Jalpari 1952 5 9
30 Jeewan Nauka 1952 2 13
31 Raj Mahal 1953 1 7
32 Naqaab 1955 6 11
Total 99 314 305 if “Sudhaar” and “Chaalis Karod” songs are counted once

For Pt Govindram’s 100th song in the blog, I have chosen a song from “Dil Ki Duniya”(1949). This movie was directed by Mazhar Khan for Noble Art Production, Bombay. The movie had Munnawwar Sultana, Mazhar Khan, Geeta Bali, Shrimati Suman, Jaswant, Madan Puri, Suraiyya Chaudhary, Aghajaan, Rajpal, Raj Adeeb, Robi, Abu Bakar etc in it.

HFGK mentions this song as sung by Mohantara Talpade. Zia Sarhadi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Pt Govindram.

I have seen a YT upload where this song is attributed to Rajkumari. I have listened to a few songs of Mohantara Talpade and I have some doubts whether it is her voice. At the same time, this voice cannot be called Rajkumari’s voice either as far as I am concerned. I request our knowledgeable readers to offer their remarks. I have gone with HFGK and I have credited Mohantara Talpade with this song.

There is no doubt about the identity of the music director though. Pt Govindram is the music director of this song and with this song, Pt Govindram joins the list of artists who have 100 songs or more in the blog. He becomes the 84th artist and 35th music director to achieve this feat in the blog. This century is especially satisfying because he is one artist who operated mostly in the earlier decades of HFM prior to the golden era. In fact, I was not aware of his name when I began this blog.

With this song, the blog touches the 13800th mark. We are now just 200 songs shy of the 14k mark. We should be reaching that figure sometime in January 2018. By that time the blog visitors count will also be touching 10 millions mark.

As usual, I take this opportunity to thank all our regulars, contributors, visitors and well wishers for their continous support and encouragements which has served as high quality ful for this musical bandwagon that is going on and on for the last nine years and more for 3432 days.

One can be rest assured that we will take fresh guard the next morning and we will then begin our march for the next century. We have many more centuries left in us, and they will keep coming again and again, much like Halley’s comet, that is for sure.

For now, let us enjoy this forgotten gem of a song as the 13800th post of this blog.


Song-Dil ka sahaara toda hai jisne (Dil Ki Duniya)(1949) Singer-Mohantara Talpade, Lyrics-Zia Sarhadi, MD-Pt Govindram

Lyrics

dil ka sahaara toda hai jisne
dil ka sahaara toda hai jisne
dil ko hai phir bhi usi ka sahaara
dil ko hai phir bhi usi ka sahaara
dil ka sahaara toda hai jisne
dil ka sahaara

tujh ko mubaarak mohabbat kisi ki
tujh ko mubaarak mohabbat kisi ki
kabhi dekh le aa ke haalat bhi meri
kabhi dekh le aa ke haalat bhi meri
ke din zindagi ka judaai mein teri
din zindagi ka judaai mein teri
mar mar ke kaata haaye
mar mar ke kaata haaye
ro ro guzaara
dil ka sahaara
toda hai jisne dil ka sahaara

jhoothhi tasalli
jhoothhi tasalli
de ke chala jaa
jhoothi tasalli
de ke chala jaa
bujhta diya dil ka
aa ke jala ja
aa aa aa
aa ke jala ja
bhoole se itna kabhi aa ke kah de
bhoole se itna kabhi aa ke kah de
ham hain tumhaare
ham hain tumhaare
tu hai hamaara
dil ka sahaara
toda hai jisne
dil ko hai phir bhi usi ka sahaara
dil ko hai phir bhi usi ka sahaara
dil ka sahaara
toda hai jisne
dil ka sahaara


This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws. This is the 13700th post for the blog and 1000th post as a lyricist for Rajinder Krishan

Century posts in this blog are quite frequent. There have been 136 such centuries already as far songs in the blog are concerned. We also have centuries by artists (quite frequent) as well as by contributors (a bit less frequent).

Thousandth post, whether they are for the blog, or the artists or the contributors are quite rare though. There have been only 13 such occasions for the blog. Only five artists and two contributors have completed their set of thousand posts in the blog.
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This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

This post is the 13600th post, 600th song of Sahir Ludhianvi and 1100th post of Sudhir Jee in the blog.

One more song that I can’t believe has not yet been included in the annals of our blog. Such a melodious, lilting and fast paced lovable song. It used to be aired on the radio quite regularly, and was one of the listening favorites. The vintage is 1964, and so quite well still retained in the memory. As I started to search for a Sahir song for this post today, I was not quite satisfied with some of the ones that showed up as possible candidates. You see, as we progress and post more songs, and the artist counts starts to close in to their total no. of songs, then in all likelihood, the better ones, the favorite ones are mostly accounted for on the blog. So if one is looking for a favorite song as a representative work of an artist, it becomes quite an effort to locate one.
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This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

In our discussion of HFM, words of shringaar ras like “pyaar”, “Prem”, “ishq” etc dominate, as can be seen from the category of songs in the blog. There are as many as 2635 songs (over 20 %) of the genre of “expression of love” in the blog. That tells the story.
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This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Have you ever wondered. . .

how a song gets constructed?

and why a song is termed as a tip of the iceberg?

You must now be thinking – this is a peculiar but a very interesting intro to the 134th century post on the blog. So yes, before getting into the discussion on the proposed topic, congratulations are in order. Welcome all to the 13 thousand 4 hundredth post on our blog. The musical bandwagon rolls on – toiling, pleasing, emotionally invigorating – it continues to move tirelessly. Because. . . because music – must be there. The world, this nature – all are moving to a rhythm, and a melody. Music is instilled in everything every entity we know, we touch, we think of. But come to think of it, we do not often think of this world that way i.e. music in everything, everyday of our lives. We are so consumed with the process of existence and living day to day, that we forget to stop and smell the flowers (or smell the coffee, if you are in America). And the music of life gets hidden behind the other sundries. Often we forget to think about it.
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This blog discusses Bollywood songs of yesteryears. Every song has a brief description, followed by a video link, and complete lyrics of the song.

This is a labour of love, where “new” songs are added every day, and that has been the case for over TEN years. This blog has over 14500 song posts by now.

This blog is active and online for over 3600 days since its beginning on 19 july 2008.

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