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Blog Day :

4594 Post No. : 16219

“Warrant”(1975) was directed by Pramod Chakraborty for N P International, Bombay. The movie had Dev Anand, Zeenat Aman, Dara Singh, Satish Kaul, Ajit, Pran, Jankidas, Sulochana, Aparna Chaudhary, Seema Kapoor, Jagdish Raj, V Gopal, Birbal, Habeeb, Pal Sharma, Rajan Kapoor, Kirti, Viju Khote, Ujagar Singh, Lamba, Ratan Gaurang, Praveen Pal, Bunty, Madan Puri, Joginder etc in it.

The movie is described as a “social” movie in HFGK, but it was an “action” movie, ie Dev Anand style action movie. 🙂

I have not seen the movie, but from what I can guage from the picturisation of the songs, Dev Anand plays a crook escaping from the law with Zeenat Aman as his accomplice. Zeenat Aman would play a similar role with Amitabh Bachchan in “Don”(1978) and that movie, unlike “Warrant” (1975) went on to become a super duper hit mainly thanks to Amitabh Bachchan’s superb performance.

I have noticed that the story line of Dev Anand movies of 1970s used to be great but Dev Saab’s insistence on playing the hero in these movies ensured that the movies failed to do justice to the story and they would get forgotten soon. Thankfully, Dev Saab would often reject some movies and his roles in those movies were then given to some other actor and that actor enacted the roles with aplomb. For instance, Dev saab had rejected the movie “Tumsa Nahin Dekha”(1957). That role was then offered to a strugling actor called Shammi Kapoor and we all know that the movie “Tumsa Nahin Dekha”(1957) launched the career of Shammi Kapoor. 16 years later, Dev saab refused another movie. This movie was then offered to another struggling actor. He played the role so well that the movie launched him as the next big star. That movie, which Dev saab rejected was “Zanjeer”(1973) which was offered to Amitabh Bachchan and the rest is history.

Had Dev saab not rejected “Tumsa Nahin Dekha”(1957) and “Zanjeer”(1973) then HF world may not have discovered Shammi “yahoo” Kapoor and Amitabh “angry young man” Bachchan. And these movies, with Dev Saab in lead roles would have done some moderate business and the movie would have ended up along the lines of say “Warrant”(1975).

I can say the same about other Dev Saab starrer movies like “Ye Gulistaan Hamaara”(1973), “Des Pardes”(1978) etc. They all had great story line, but they failed to do justice to the story line and ended up as normal movies instead of all time super hits.

Coming to “Warrant”(1975), the songs of this movie had caught the imagination of HFM lovers during its time. Its song Ruk jaana O jaana hamse do baatein karke chali jaana was a big rage, thanks to the unique “kuk kuk” sound contained in it. Other songs too were very popular.

The movie had four songs in it. Three songs have been covered in the blog so far.
Here are the details :-

Blog post number Song Date of posting Blog day
102 Ruk jaana O jaana hamse do baatein karke chali jaana 18 September 2008 62
10515 Main tumse mohabbat karti hoon 19 November 2014 2315
15323 Ladi najariya ladi chali re phuljhadi 3 December 2019 4155

One can see that the most popular song of the movid, Ruk jaana O jaana hamse do baatein karke chali jaana was covered in the blog within two months after the launch of the blog. But the second song from the movie was covered six years later. The third song was discussed after another five years.

So a movie with just four songs has not yet been YIPPEED in the blog in nearly 12 years !

Here is the fourth and final song from the movie. This song “suno bhai baaraati” was quite popular during its time.

I have not watched the movie. I watched the picturisation of the song just no. Song is great but the picturisation would not impress people who insist on trying to find logic in the proceedings. The picturisation shows Dev saab and Zeenat Aman being pursued by police. A Christian wedding is taking place in a nearby church. The hero and heroine go and get dressed as groom and bride and give police the slip. I never knew that one can get dressed in wedding dress so fast. where did they locate their dresses so fast ? And how come the people gathered to attend the wedding in the Church started celebrating the fake wedding of our hero and heroine with such gusto and theyeven sang chorus in Konkani in the song ?

Here is the song. It is sung by Kishore Kumar. Anand Bakshi is the lyricist. Music is composed by R D Burman.

I am unable to mnote don the Konkani portion sung by the chorus. I request our knowledgeable readers familiar with Konkani to help fill in the Konkani lyrics.

ith this song, all the four songs of “Warrant”(1975) get covered in the blog and the movie thus joins the list of movies that have been YIPPEED in the blog.

Audio

Video

Song-Suno bhai baaraati (Warrant)(1975) Singer-Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-R D Burman

Lyrics

(konkani words)

suno bhai baaraati
suno bhai baaraati
arre dulha dulhan ko akela zara chhodo
pyaar bhari baaten karen jeevan saathi
suno bhai baaraati
suno bhai baaraati

haan
badi mushkil se dil milte hain
armaanon ke gul khilte hain
jeevan mein bas ek baar
badi mushkil se dil milte hain
armaanon ke gul khilte hain
jeevan mein bas ek baar
saajan sajni ko akele zara chhodo
mil ke gale lahraayen deepak baati
suno bhai baaraati
suno bhai baaraati
haan

(konkani words)

haan
upar se hum rangeele hain
andar se hum sharmeele hain
dekho na humen is tarah
upar se hum rangeele hain
andar se hum sharmeele hain
dekho na humen is tarah
ladka ladki ko akela zara chhodo
raat milan ki hai ik baar aati
suno bhai baaraati
suno bhai baaraati

hey
kaam karo sab apna apna
dekh rahe hain hum ek sapna
premi hain khoye huye ae
kaam karo sab apna apna
dekh rahe hain hum ek sapna
premi hain khoye huye
arre gudda guddi ko akela zara chhodo
phir dekho preet kya hai rang laati
suno bhai baaraati
suno bhai baaraati

(konkani words)


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Blog Day :

4533 Post No. : 16098

In about mid-1940s, there was a demand for dancers in Hindi films following the success of dancers like Azurie and Cuckoo. The demand for dancers can be gauged from the fact that during 1945-50, Cuckoo worked in about 75 films of which she did as many as 34 films in 1950 alone. This ‘demand-supply’ mismatch for dancers led to the entry of new dancers in the Hindi film industry such as Mohana, Helen, Sheila Vaz, Roopmala, Kanchanmala, Kumkum etc during the late 40s and early 50s. One of the lesser known dancers who made a entry into this category during this period was Heera Sawant.

I became aware of Heera Sawant for the first time a few years back while browsing the pages of ‘Filmindia’ magazines available on-line. I had seen a couple of pictures of her in the film ‘Hua Savera’ (1948) in March 1948 issue of the magazine. At that time, I thought that she was one of those actors who came and vanished from Hindi films. But it was not so as I came to know a few months back while collecting the information for my articles on the some of the lesser known dancers of Hindi films.

Today, December 15th is the 85th birthday of Heera Sawant (born on 15/12/1935).

Heera Sawant was born in Sawantwadi taluka of Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra. She was the eldest among 4 brothers and 2 sisters. Her father was in the business of motor parts in Mumbai. Soon, the family shifted to Mumbai. She did her schooling at St. Teresa High School and completed her Matriculation. She got entry in the Prithvi Theatres as an actor through her neighbour, a brother of actress Hemavati (wife of D K Sapru) who was already associated with acting in the plays of Prithvi Theatres. During this period, Heera Sawant started learning kathak dance from Master Mohanlal.

Heera Sawant got her first break in Hindi film, ‘Hua Savera’ (1948) when the producer and director of the films saw her performance in one of Prithvi Theatres’ plays. She got the second lead actress’s role with Sapru and Nayantara being the lead actors. The film did not fare well at the box office. However, she got some more assignments after the release of her maiden film. It was her semi-classical dance song, Aarti karo Shankar ki in ‘Naag Panchami’ (1953) which made her popular as a dancer. With this song, she got type-cast as dancer in most of her subsequent films.

In 1964, Heera Sawant turned a producer with her maiden Hindi film ‘Tarzan and Delilah’ (1964). She also produced a couple of Marathi films. Her 3rd Marathi film could not be released resulting in a huge financial loss for her.

Heera Sawant got married to Sundar Arya, a Punjabi businessman. After her husband’s death, she stays in Ahmednagar. [Heera Sawant’s biography is based on an interview which was posted on Shishir Krishna Sharma’s blog, ‘Beete Hue Din’ in May 2019].

The active years of filmy career of Heera Sawant was from 1948 to 1969 during which she acted in around 125 films of which around 75 films were in the decade of 1950s. A majority of her films were in the genre of religious, costume drama, action and stunt.

As mentioned earlier, when she ventured into film productions sometime in the first half of 1960s, her acting career seems to have taken a back seat. This was also the period when Helen was the reigning dancer in Hindi films and new dancers cum side actresses such as Bela Bose, Aruna Irani, Minu Mumtaz, Jeevan Kala, Lakshmi Chhaya, Madhumati etc established themselves in the Hindi film industry. By early 1970s, Heera Sawant has virtually retired from the Hindi films.

Some of the popular songs picturised on her are as under:

Song Movie (year)
tim tima tim tim tima tim taare ‘Har Har Mahadev’ (1950)
saari raat jaage laage jo tose nainwaa ‘Baaraati’ (1954)
shama pe aake parwaane ‘Meenaar’ (1954)
tedhi tedhi hamse phire saari duniya ‘Musaafir’ (1957)
mere dard-e-jigar ki har dhadkan ‘Nausherwan-e-Adil’ (1957)
ritu aaye ritu jaaye sakhi ri ‘Bansari Bala’ (1957)
dil milaate jaaiye nazaren milaate jaaiye ‘Return of the Superman’ (1960)

On the occasion of 85th birth day of Heera Sawant, I present one of her dance songs from the film ‘Vazir-e-Azam’ (1961). The song is ‘daghebaaz kyun toone mera dil chheena’ sung by Mahendra Kapoor and Pushpa Marathe. The song is written by Hairat Sitapuri which is set to music by Robin Banerjee.

This is a song picturised on Master Bhagwan and Heera Sawant to divert the attention of the prison guards to facilitate the escape of Suresh from the prison. The orchestration of the song sounds like that of O P Nayyar.

Video Clip:

Song-Daghebaaz kyun toone mera dil chheenaa (Vazir e Azam)(1961) Singers-Pushpa Marathe, Mahendra Kapoor, Lyrics-Hairat Sitapuri, MD-Robin Bannerjee
Both

Lyrics

ooooooooooooo
ooooooooooooo
ooooooooooooo

daghebaaz kyun toone mera dil chheena
dagebaaz kyun toone mera dil chheena
o bina pyaar ke duniya mein hai kya jeena
hoye ae
bina pyaar ke duniya mein hai kya jeena

gora gora chanda dekho samaa hai pyaari pyaari
thhes lagi to dikhti pal mein nafrat ki chingaari
baat beeti na haay dil na kahi pe laage na
haay
bina pyaar ke duniya mein hai kya jeena
hoye ae
bina pyaar ke duniya mein hai kya jeena

daghebaaz kyun tune mera dil chheena
daghebaaz kyun tune mera dil chheena
hoy
bina pyaar ke duniya mein hai kya jeena
hye ae
bina pyaar ke duniya mein hai kya jeena

sar sar sar sar mera aanchaljhoom ke jab lehraaye
saath usike dil ye hamaara jaane kyun bal khaaye
haal ye apne dil ka yahi main samjhi na
haaye
bina pyaar ke duniya mein hai kya jeena
hoye ae
bina pyaar ke duniya mein hai kya jeena

daghebaaz kyun toone mera dil chheena
daghebaaz kyun toone mera dil chheena
ho bina pyaar ke duniya mein hai kya jeena
hoye ae
bina pyaar ke duniya mein hai kya jeena hoye

dhak dhak dhak dhak dhadke jiya phiroon main khoyi khoyi
kaajal ban ke aankh mein teri samaa gaya hai koi
jaadoo tujh pe ae
hoy jaadu tujh pe pyaar ka usne kar deena

bina pyaar ke duniya mein hai kya jeena
hoye
bina pyaar ke duniya mein hai kya jeena
hoye ae
bina pyaar ke duniya mein hai kya jeena
hoye
hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm


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Blog Day :

4504 Post No. : 16043

Yearwise discussion of Lata Mangeshkar songs in HFM: Part VIII: Year 1954
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In this episode, we arrive at the ninth year of Lata Mangeshkar as a playback singer in Hindi movies. Like in the past six years, this year too she dominated, singing 172 songs in 43 movies out of 117 movies released in the year.

Here are the details of songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar in Hindi movies released in 1954 :-

S N Movie Music director Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Lyricists
1 Amar Naushad 7 7 7 0 0 0 Shakeel Badayuni
2 Angaarey S D Burman 6 6 5 1 0 0 Sahir Ludhianvi
3 Baadshah Shankar Jaikishan 6 6 5 1 0 0 Hasrat Jaipuri (5) Shailendra (1)
4 Baap Beti Roshan 4 4 4 0 0 0 Kavi Pradeep
5 Baaraati Roshan 4 4 3 0 1 0 D N Madhok (2) Jaan Nisaar Akhtar (1) Raja Mehdi Ali Khan (1)
6 Baazooband Md Shafi 2 5 5 0 0 0 Prem Dhawan (3) Daag (1) Pt Chandrashekhar (1)
7 Bahut Din Huye B S Kalla 2 7 6 0 1 0 Pt Indra
8 Bhai Sahab Ninu Majumdar 0 2 2 0 0 0 Shailendra
9 Biraj Bahu Salil Chaudhary 1 1 0 1 0 0 Prem Dhawan
10 Chaalis Baaba Ek Chor S D Burman 7 8 6 2 0 0 P L Santoshi
11 Chaandni Chowk Roshan 5 5 4 0 0 1 Shailendra (3) Majrooh Sultanpuri (2)
12 Chor Baazaar Sardar Malik 3 3 3 0 0 0 Shakeel Badayuni
13 Daaku Ki Ladki Hemant Kumar 3 5 3 2 0 0 S H Bihari (3) Kaif Irfani (2)
14 Danka Aziz Hindi 2 2 2 0 0 0 Nazim Panipati (1) Jaan Nisaar Akhtar (1)
15 Ehsaan Madan Mohan 2 2 2 0 0 0 Kaif Irfani
16 Guzaara Ghulam Mohammad 1 3 2 1 0 0 Raja Mehdi Ali Khan
17 Haar Jeet S D Batish 1 1 1 0 0 0 Kaif Irfani
18 Kavi C Ramchandra 1 1 0 1 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
19 Maan Anil Biswas 5 5 5 0 0 0 Kaif Bhopali (3) Safdar Aah Sitapuri (1) Raja Mehdi Ali Khan (1)
20 Manohar S V Venkatraman 0 2 1 1 0 0 Vishwamitra Adil
21 Meenaar C Ramchandra 4 4 3 1 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
22 Mehbooba Roshan 4 4 3 1 0 0 Tanveer Naqvi (2) Majrooh (1) Indeewar (1)
23 Naagin Hemant Kumar 9 9 8 1 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
24 Naastik C Ramchandra 8 8 6 2 0 0 Kavi Pradeep
25 Naaz Anil Biswas 5 5 5 0 0 0 Satyendra Athhaiyya (2) Prem Dhawan (2) Kidar Sharma (1)
26 Naukri Salil Chaudhary 1 1 1 0 0 0 Shailendra
27 Pahli Jhalak C Ramchandra 6 6 6 0 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
28 Pahli Taarikh Sudhir Phadke 1 1 1 0 0 0 Qamar Jalalabadi
29 Parichay Shailesh 2 4 4 0 0 0 Akhtar Yusuf (3) Keshav (1)
30 Pensioner Hansraj Bahl 0 1 1 0 0 0 A Shah Shikarpuri
31 Pilpili Sahab Sardul Kwatra 3 6 3 3 0 0 Hasrat Jaipuri (5) Shailendra (1)
32 Pooja Shankar Jaikishan 4 4 3 1 0 0 Hasrat Jaipuri (1) Shailendra (3)
33 Radha Krishna S D Burman 2 6 5 0 1 0 Narendra Sharma (2) Sahir Ludhianvi (2) Satyendra Athhaiyya (2)
34 Rishta K Datta 1 2 2 0 0 0 Pt Phaani
35 Samaaj Arun Kumar Mukherjee 1 1 1 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
36 Samrat Hemant Kumar 3 3 3 0 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
37 Shabaab Naushad 7 7 5 2 0 0 Shakeel Badayuni
38 Shart Hemant Kumar 4 4 3 1 0 0 S H Bihari (3) Rajinder Krishan (1)
39 Shiv Kanya Manna Dey 1 1 1 0 0 0 Bharat Vyas
40 Subah Ka Taara C Ramchandra 6 6 4 1 1 0 Noor Lucknowi (5) Dewan Sharar (1)
41 Suhaagan Vasant Ramchandra 0 4 4 0 0 0 Ehsan Rizvi (2) Saraswati Kumar Deepak (2)
42 Taxi Driver S D Burman 4 4 4 0 0 0 Sahir Ludhianvi
43 Toofaan S D Batish 2 2 2 0 0 0 Kaif Irfani
Total 43 movies 25 MDs 140 172 144 23 4 1 35 Lyricists

In this year, Lata Mangeshkar achieved a major feat that went unnoticed at that time. She completed 1000 songs as a playback singer in Hindi films. She was the first playback singer to achieve this distinction in HFM.

Here is the summary of her playback career in Hindi movies till end of 1954 :

Year Movie count Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Remarks
1946 3 movies 4 4 4 0 0 0
1947 3 movies 5 5 3 1 0 1
1948 16 movies 50 50 37 6 4 3
1949 38 movies 134 157 103 35 12 7
1950 36 movies 114 143 93 32 14 4
1951 49 movies 189 223 158 52 10 3 All time highest figures in a year for Lata
1952 43 movies 149 177 138 31 4 4
1953 45 movies 170 195 149 35 5 6
1954 43 movies 140 172 144 23 4 1
Total upto 1954 276 movies 945 1126 829 215 53 29

During the year 1954, she worked for the first time with nine music directors- Arun Kumar Mukherjee, Aziz Hindi, B S Kalla, Ninu Majumdar, S V Venkatraman, Sardar Malik, Sardul Kwatra, Shailesh and Vasant -Ramchandra. As for lyricists, she worked for the first time with Akhtar Yusuf, Daagh, Jaan Nisaar Akhtar, Kaif Bhopali, Keshav, Pt Chandrashekhar, S H Bihari, Saraswati Kumar Deepak, Tanveer Naqvi, and Vishwamitra Adil.

By 1954, Lata Mangeshkar had worked with 68 music directors and 110 lyricists. Top six music directors, namely C Ramchandra (183), Shankar Jaikishan (108), Husnlal Bhagatram (98), Anil Biswas (98), Roshan (65) and Naushad (53) alone composed 705 of these Lata Mangeshkar songs !

Top six lyricists, viz Rajinder Krishan (160), Shailendra (87), Shakeel Badayuni (75), Hasrat Jaipuri (73), P L Santoshi (61) and Prem Dhawan (40) penned as many as 396 of these songs.

We notice that Lata Mangeshkar sang 172 songs in 43 movies of 1954. The blog has 140 of these songs. All Lata Mangeshkar songs from 30 of these movies are covered in the blog. That leaves us with only 13 movies of 1954 that offers us a few Lata Mangeshkar songs to discuss.

Alphabetically, the first such movie of 1954 is “Baazooband” (1954).

“Baazooband”(1954) was directed by Ashalata Biswas and directed by Ramanand Sagar for Variety Productions, Bombay. The movie had Sulochana Chatterji, Balraj Sahni, Roopmala, Anwar, Ramesh Kapoor, baby saroj, Om Prakash, Noorie, Linford, Shanta Kunwar, Noorjahana, Brahm, Indira, Sindura etc with Radhakishan as guest artist.

There were seven songs in the movie. Two songs from the movie has been discussed in the past.

The movie had five Lata Mangeshkar songs in it. They were all solo songs. The two songs covered in the blog were both Lata solos. So three more Lata songs are yet to be covered in the blog.

Here is the third such song from “Baazooband”(1954). the song is sung by Lata Mangeshkar. Prem Dhawan is the lyricst. Music is composed by Md Shafi. Like other Lata Mangeshkar songs, this song is picturised on Roopmala. I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify others seen in the picturisation.


Song-Dil ki mehfil mein aake chale ho kahaan (Baazooband)(1954) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Md Shafi

Lyrics

dil ki mehfil mein aake
chale ho kahaan ji chale ho kahaan
dil ki mehfil mein aake
chale ho kaha ji chale ho kaha
mujhse daaman chhudake chale ho kaha ji chale ho kahaan
dil ki mehfil

adhoori na rah jaaye dil ki kaahaani
ji dil ki kahaani
ghadi do ghadi ki hai ye zindagaani
ghadi do ghadi ki hai ye zindagaani
jalti shama bujha ke chale ho kahaan ji chale ho kahaan
dil ki mehfil mein aake
chale ho kahaan ji chale ho kahaan
dil ki mehfil

haan ye jalwe ye shokhi ye nagme ye masti
na jaane ujad jaaye kab saari basti
na jaane ujad jaaye kab saari basti
aisi basti basaa ke chale ho kahaan ji chale ho kahaan
dil ki mehfil mein aake chale ho kahaan ji chale ho kahaan
dil ki mehfil

kayaamat hai mera zara sa ishaara
zara sa ishaara
bacha kab koi meri nazron ka maara
bacha kab koi meri nazron ka maara
mujhse nazren bacha ke chale ho kahaan ji chale ho kahaan
dil ki mehfil mein aake chale ho kahaan ji chale ho kahaan
mujhse daman chhudaa ke chale ho kahaan ji chale ho kahaan
dil ki mehfil


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Blog Day : 4465 Post No. : 15952

“Gunaahon Ka Devta”(1967) was directed by Devi Sharma for Janta Chitra, Bombay. This “social” movie had Rajshree, Jeetendra, Mehmood, Leela Chitnis, Auna Irani, Randheer, Tuntun, Farida, Shahid, S K Prem, Sujata, Jeewan, Jankidas etc in it.

The movie had seven songs in it. Five songs have been covered so far.

Here is the sixth song from “Gunaahon Ka Devta”(1967) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Rafi and Manna Dey. Hasrat Jaipuri is the lyricist. Music is composed by Shankar Jaikishan.

The song is as a “diversion” song on Mehmood and another person (whom I am unable to identify) who gate crash on Jeewan’s wedding reception in Hindi filmy style without being subjected to any checks on their credentials. They are accompanied by two female dancers whom I cannot identify.

I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify the actors seen in the picturisation.


Song-Mehfil mein shama chamki parwaane chale aaye (Gunaahon Ka Devta)(1967) Singers-Rafi, Manna Dey, Lyrics-Hasrat Jaipuri, MD-Shankar Jaikishan
Both
Jeewan

Lyrics

aa aa aa aa
aaye hain badi door se
sarkaar ke liye
aa aa aa
kab se taras rahe thhe
tere deedaar ke ae liye

aa aa aa aa aa
kaun ho
kis liye aaye ho

naaraj na hoiye saarkar
hum to isliye aaye hain

mehfil mein shama chamki
mehfil mein shama chamki
parwaane chale aaye
mehfil mein shama chamki
parwaane chale aaye
ab to nazar jhuka lo
ab to nazar jhuka lo
deewaane chale aaye
mehfil mein shama chamki
parwaane chale aaye
mehfil mein shama chamki

rangeen zamaana hai
mehfil pe jawaani hai
rangeen zamaana hai
mehfil pe jawaani hai
jo tera fasaana hai

aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa
jo tera fasaana hai
wo meri kahaani hai
wo meri kahaani hai
aankhon se teri peene
mastaane chale aaye
aankhon se teri peene
mastaane chale aaye
mehfil mein shama chamki

jab dil mein mohabbat ho
hota hai asar dil par
jab dil mein mohabbat ho
hota hai asar dil par
bhatka hua aashiq bhi

aa aa aa aa aa aa
bhatka hua aashiq bhi
aa jaata hai manzil par
aa jaata hai manzil par
hum bhi to tere dil ko
behlaane chale aaye
hum bhi to tere dil ko
behlaane chale aaye
mehfil mein shama chamki

har ek ada meri
deti hai dua tumko
har ek ada meri ee ee

ada
ada meri
ada
meri
ada meri
har ek ada meri
deti hai dua tumko
har ek ada meri ee ee
adaa aa meri ee ee
ada aa aa aa aaa a aa meri

har ek ada meri
deti hai dua tumko
meri bhi umar de de
aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
meri bhi umar de de
ye mera khuda tumto
ye mera khuda tumto
hum bhi to tumhaare hain jatlaane chale aaye
hum bhi to tumhaare hain jatlaane chale aaye

ab to nazar jhuka lo
ab to nazar jhuka lo
deewaane chale aaye
mehfil mein shama chamki
parwaane chale aaye
mehfil mein shamma chamki
parwaane chale aaye
mehfil mein shamma chamki


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

Blog Day :

4438 Post No. : 15879

Some years back, I recall having seen for the first time on the internet the photo features of Hindi film stars such as Madhubala, Nalini Jaywant and Begum Para in ‘Life’ magazine. These photographs were taken by the magazine’s well known photographer, James Burke in 1951 who was posted in India.  From the standard of 1951, these photographs would have ranked as bold. But one more actress also featured in that magazine – the featured photos were bolder than those of the stars I mentioned earlier. Subsequently, I had also seen her images appearing in ‘Filmindia’ magazines of 1948 and 1949. The actress in the photoshoot of 1951 was Mohana Cabral.

Today, September 11th is the 30th Remembrance Day of Mohana Cabral who died of heart attack this day of the year 1990 in France where she had been staying with her husband and daughter since 1986.

Mohana Cabral (03/02/1929 – 11/09/1990) whose real name was Mona Cabral, was born in Socorro in Bardez taluqa of North Goa in Konkani speaking Christian family. In early 1930s, the family shifted to Bombay (Mumbai) when her father changed his job to Bombay-based Hindustan Construction Company. Mohana did her initial schooling at Victoria High School in Mahim. Later. she was put in a boarding school in Pune where she completed her high school.  In Pune, she joined as a telephone operator in a telephone company. It is through connecting the long distance telephone calls that Mohana got acquainted with some of the film stars of that time including Nargis, Begum Para and Pratima Dasgupta.

Mohana got introduced to Kishore Sahu who offered her a role in his film ‘Saawan Aaya Re’ (1949) which was her debut film though ‘Aag’ (1948) was released first without her name being accredited in the film.  Kishore Sahu changed her name from Mona to screen name, Mohana which got attached with her during the rest of her life not only in films but also in the Konkani plays and singing career.

Sometime in 1948, Mohana got involved with Konkani ‘Tiatr’ in Mumbai. (‘Tiatr’ is a Portuguese word used in Goa for ‘theatre’ for the Konkani dramas encompassing music, dance, and singing. In a way, it is akin to Marathi ‘Sangeet Natak or musical dramas). Her debut Konkani drama was ‘Cortub Avoichem’ (1948) which was directed by the pioneer of Goan Konkani Tiatr, C Alvares, the producer, director, actor, song writer and the singer. In fact, Alvares was instrumental in encouraging girls to play the female roles in his dramas and introduced Mohana and her younger sister, Ophelia. In 1952, Mohana got actively involved with Konkani tiatr in Mumbai, mostly collaborating with C Alvares as an actor-singer and worked in about a dozen plays. Both the sisters were actor-singers in Konkani Tiatr in Mumbai and later in Goa. In fact, in Goa, Mohana is known more as a tiatrist than the Hindi film actress.

In 1951, Mohana met Edward Downing, a Royal Indian Air Force pilot in a hotel where the shooting of her film ‘Sansaar’ (1951) was in progress. They got married in 1951 and had a son, Mark. Unfortunately, her husband died in a plane accident in less than two years of their marriage. In 1955, Mohana got married for the second time with John D’frates who was working for the United Nations and got posted at Beirut.  With this posting, Mohana bid adieu to Hindi film industry. Her last shoot was for the film, ‘Insaaniyat’ (1955).

In Beirut, Mohana learnt Arabic and began producing dance programmes for Television. She also acted in a couple of dramas on Television. After spending many years in Beirut, her husband got posting in Vienna from where he retired in 1986. Post retirement, Mohana and her family settled in France. Mohana was very much interested in Goan Konkani Tiatr. She would regularly visit India on holidays and act in Konkani dramas in Goa. During the period of her visits, she had also cut a few discs of her non-filmy Konkani songs, some with her mentor, C Alvares.

Mohana died of a heart-attack in France on September 11, 1990 when she was 61. [Thanks for the inputs from Shishir Sharma’s Blog, ‘Beete Hue Din’ on Mohana posted on May 13, 2015 and an article in ‘The Navhind Times, Panaji, Goa dated April 6, 2020].

It is interesting to note from her filmography that how quickly Mohana established herself in Hindi film industry. In ‘Aag’ (1948), she had one song role though her first debut film was ‘Saawan Aaya Re’ (1949). In 1949, she had acted in as many as 6 films. 1950 was a blank year for her as probably she got associated with Konkani plays in Mumbai. In 1951 and 1952 she did 5 films each. 1953 and 1954 was again lean years for her. In 1955, she did 4 films before quitting the film industry. In all, she acted in 26 films in her short span of 6 years in the film industry. The full filmography of Mohana is given below:

1948: Aag.
1949: Chaar Din, Jagriti, Kamal, Patanga, Rimjhim, Saawan Aaya Re.
1951: Adaa, Naadaan, Nageena, Sagaai, Sansaar.
1952: Aashiana, Chham Chhama Chham, Najaria, Saloni, Saaqi.
1953: Shole.
1954: Danka, Dost, Shart.
1955: Insaaniyat, Marine Drive, Sau Ka Note, Teerandaz.
1956: Taksaal.

I had noticed in the advertisements of films for which she worked in 1949-50 that  her name was written either in bold or capital letters. That shows that Mohana was popular among the audience of that time and her name mattered for the success of the films. In most of her films, she got roles of a ‘side kick’ to the comedians like Gope, Agha and as a singer-dancer.  Her popularity can be gauged from the fact that in most of her films, Mohana will have at least one song picturised on her. Some of the songs picturised on her for which video clips are available for watching are listed below:

Raat ko ji haay raat ko ji chamke taare – ‘Aag’ (1948)

Pyaar ke jahaan ki niraali sarkaar hai – ‘Patanga’ (1949)

My my my my my dear – ‘Nageena’ (1951)

O baabu kaise dil karoon qaaboo – ‘Sagaai’ (1951)

Lucknow chalo ab raani – ‘Sansaar’ (1951)

Haseena sambhal sambhal ke chal – ‘Saaqi’ (1952)

O madam do se ho gaye ek ham – ‘Aashiana’ (1952)

Dil mera hai deewaana – ‘Shart’ (1954)

Mohana has also rendered two songs on herself in the film ‘Rimjhim’ (1949).

On the occasion of Mohana’s 30th Remembrance Day, I present a song “Aisi Nainwa Ki Laagi Kataar” from ‘Insaaniyat’ (1955) rendered by Mohammed Rafi and Asha Bhosle. The song is written by Rajinder Krishan which is set to music by C Ramchandra. The song is picturised on Mohana as a part of a ploy to wood wink a soldier to stripe out his uniform to be used for disguising Mangal (Dilip Kumar) as soldier to gain access to the prison to facilitate the release of Bhanupratap (Dev Anand).

In the video clip, there are only two stanzas where as the audio clip contains the full song of four stanzas. This is the 10th song to appear on the Blog out of 17 songs in ‘Insaaniyat’ (1955).

Video (Partial)

Audio (Complete)

Song – Aisi Nainwaa Ki Laagi Kataar (Insaaniyat) (1955) Singer – Mohammed Rafi, Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Rajendra Krishan, MD – C Ramchandra
Mohammed Rafi + Asha Bhosle

Lyrics (Based on Audio Clip)

aisi nainwa ki laagi kataar
jiya kare khusar fusar
haan haan kare khusar fusar
aisi nainwa ki laagi kataar
jiya kare khusar fusar
haan haan kare khusar fusar
na marodo kalaiya hamaar
kangan mora churar murar
haan haan kare churar murar
na marodo kalaiya hamaar
kangan mora churar murar
haan haan kare churar murar
 
nainon mein lagaaun tohe kajara banaay ke
manwa ki dibiya mein rakh loon chhupaay ke
nainon mein lagaaun tohe
nainon mein lagaaun tohe kajara banaay ke
manwa ki dibiya mein rakh loon chaupaay ke
jataao na itna pyaar
ke mann mora surar surar
haan haan kare surar surar
aisi nainwa ki laagi kataar
jiya kare khusar fusar
haan haan kare khusar fusar
aisi nainwa ki laagi kataar
jiya kare khusar fusar
haan haan kare khusar fusar
 
dekho na dekho mohe tirchi nazar se
darr mohe laage tori patli kamar se
dekho na dekho mohe
dekho na dekho mohe tirchi nazar se
darr mohe laage tori patli kamar se
dekhi jab ke suratiya tohaar
kamar mori ghumar ghumar
haan haan kare ghumar ghumar
aisi nainwa ki laagi kataar
jiya kare khusar fusar
haan haan kare khusar fusar
aisi nainwa ki laagi kataar
jiya kare khusar fusar
haan haan kare khusar fusar
 
main tori bulbul tu mora kaaga
kaage se bulbul ka taanka hai laaga
main tori bulbul
main tori bulbul tu mora kaaga
kaage se bulbul ka taanka hai laaga
aa ja chalen ghataaon ke paar
udd jaayen furar furar
haan haan jaayen purur purur
aisi nainwa ki laagi kataar
jiya kare khusar fusar
haan haan kare khusar fusar
aisi nainwa ki laagi kataar
jiya kare khusar fusar
haan haan kare khusar fusar

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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ऐसी नैनवा की लागी कटार
जिया करे खुसर फुसर
हाँ हाँ करे खुसर फुसर
ऐसी नैनवा की लागी कटार
जिया करे खुसर फुसर
हाँ हाँ करे खुसर फुसर
ना मरोड़ो कलइयाँ हमार
कंगन मोरा चुरर मुरर
हाँ हाँ करे चुरर मुरर
ना मरोड़ो कलइयाँ हमार
कंगन मोरा चुरर मुरर
हाँ हाँ करे चुरर मुरर

नैनों में लगाऊँ तोहे कजरा बनाय के
मनवा की डिबिया में रख लूँ छुपाय के
नैनों में लगाऊँ तोहे
नैनों में लगाऊँ तोहे कजरा बनाय के
मनवा की डिबिया में रख लूँ छुपाय के
जताओ ना इतना प्यार
के मन मोरा सुरर सुरर
हाँ हाँ करे सुरर सुरर
ऐसी नैनवा की लागी कटार
जिया करे खुसर फुसर
हाँ हाँ करे खुसर फुसर
ऐसी नैनवा की लागी कटार
जिया करे खुसर फुसर
हाँ हाँ करे खुसर फुसर

देखो ना देखो मोहे तिरछी नज़र से
डर मोहे लागे तोरी पतली कमर से
देखो ना देखो मोहे
देखो ना देखो मोहे तिरछी नज़र से
डर मोहे लागे तोरी पतली कमर से
देखी जबसे सुरतिया तोहार
कमर मोरी घुमर घुमर
हाँ हाँ करे घुमर घुमर
ऐसी नैनवा की लागी कटार
जिया करे खुसर फुसर
हाँ हाँ करे खुसर फुसर
ऐसी नैनवा की लागी कटार
जिया करे खुसर फुसर
हाँ हाँ करे खुसर फुसर

मैं तोरी बुलबुल तू मोरा कागा
कागे से बुलबुल का टांका है लागा
मैं तोरी बुलबुल
मैं तोरी बुलबुल तू मोरा कागा
कागे से बुलबुल का टांका है लागा
आ जा चलें घटाओं के पार
उड़ जाएँ फुरर फुरर
हाँ हाँ जाएँ फुरर फुरर
ऐसी नैनवा की लागी कटार
जिया करे खुसर फुसर
हाँ हाँ करे खुसर फुसर
ऐसी नैनवा की लागी कटार
जिया करे खुसर फुसर
हाँ हाँ करे खुसर फुसर



This article is written by Mahesh Mamadapur, a fellow enthusaist 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.

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4416 Post No. : 15823

Mukesh and his co-singers –7
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There is a school of thought amongst music lovers that the voice of Manna Dey suited better for Raj Kapoor than Mukesh. While technically, there could be substance to the concept, it remains a fact that the empathy evolving from the voice of Mukesh and the emotion and expressions of Raj Kapoor’s acting on screen fitted to a T. No wonder RK upon hearing Mukesh’s demise in far off Detroit city commented that he had lost his soul. I am of the firm opinion that the voice of Mukesh on Raj Kapoor suited most aptly than the actor singing himself.

As far as Manna Dey singing for Raj Kapoor is concerned, the songs from Chori Chori, Shree 420, Dil Hi Toh Hai, Mera Naam Joker etc. come to the mind instantly. Chori Chori and Shree 420, both released in 1956 were at a time when Mukesh was experimenting with many departments of films and had also signed a contract for the film Maashuqa as an actor-singer with heroine none other than Suraiya. The Contractalso had a clause that he would not be singing for anyone else till the completion of the film. The film unfortunately got delayed and so did the successful career of Mukesh.

It is for this reason that even though Mukesh has the iconic solo, a duet with Lata and a triad with Rafi saab and Lata, Manna Dey had his share of songs in the movie Shree 420 including the popular pyar hua ikraar hua hai.

It is said that Mukesh after singing 3 songs in the film conveyed to RK that he could no longer be part of the film because of the Contract that he had signed. So why didn’t Manna Dey establish himself as a permanent or a more frequent RK voice. Well, it was the year 1958, Mukesh free from the clutches of his Contract came back as a playback singer and boy what a return that was.

Madhumati, Parvarish, Phir Subah Hogi and Yahudi all under different composers and picturised on RK and Dilip Kumar were runway hits. Mukesh had found his mojo back. Raj Kapoor understood that with Mukesh giving him playback he need not look any further. The bond between them remained forever. Body and the soul’s bonding was noticed not only by Shankar Jaikishan but by other composers also. Thus, when Raj Kapoor forayed acting for other production houses, it was usually Mukesh who was summoned for playback.

Thus, we have Manna Dey singing only a few songs for Raj Kapoor in spite of the popularity of songs from Shree 420 and Chori Chori in 1956. However, all composers were also aware of the limitations of Mukesh and the versatility of Manna Day especially for the songs based on classical music. It is pertinent to mention the song from Dil Hi Toh Hai 1963. While most of the songs from this film were sung by Mukesh, Roshan the composer rightly found it prudent to have Manna Dey sing the popular Laagaa, chunri mein daag. With due respects to other stalwarts, I am of the firm opinion that no singer could have pulled off this song as elegantly as Manna Dey.

This post and the series as such is on Mukesh’s collaboration with other singers. And in this instance also, it’s not only about Mukesh and Manna Dey singing for RK camp but for all the songs that they rendered together in HFM. But then many songs sung by Manna Dey for Raj Kapoor have also become quite popular and hence I had to devote a majority of the post for their individual songs on Raj Kapoor.

Whilst we are on the discussing the singers in unison, I should highlight that Mukesh has sung a comic solo under Manna Dey’s composition for the film Chamkee (1952). I have always been curious to know why this song was offered to Mukesh as Manna Dey himself was quite apt at singing such songs. One possible reason could be due to the bad phase that Mukesh had entered during this period and this was could have been some kind of help extended.

Coming to today’s post, here is the list of all songs in which Mukesh and Manna Dey featured together. Not surprisingly, most of them are with multiple singers and chorus. Quite a few of them are rare and popular.

1 under Anilda is famous song from a popular film. It is interesting to note that it is sung by four singers whose names start with the letter “M”. Needless to say, it’s the only one of its kind in HFM where they have come together.

2 had many songs by Mukesh featured on Raj Kapoor and Mahendra Kapoor and Manna Dey join in for other actors in the song. Its again rare to find Geeta Dutt in SJ camp.

3 and 4 are under Hemant Kumar who himself was an accomplished singer and composer but got to many sing songs by other singers in his compositions. Mukesh has sung about half a dozen songs under him.

5 is quite a comic song on which our Arunkumar ji has written a detailed post.

S.No Name of the Song Movie (Year of release) Other co-singers if any Music Director Lyricist
1 Kadam kadam se dil de Chaar Dil Chaar Raahen (1959) Mahendra Kapoor, Meena Kapoor Anil Biswas Sahir Ludhianvi
2 Hai aag hamaare seene mein Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai (1960) Geeta Dutt, Mahendra Kapoor, Lata Mangeshkar Shankar Jaikishan Shailendra
3 Mujhko mohabbat ho gayi hai Biwi Aur Makaan (1966) Talat Mehmood, Hemant Kumar, Joginder, Hemant Kumar Gulzar
4 Aa tha jab janam liya tha Biwi Aur Makaan (1966) Hemant Kumar Hemant Kumar Gulzar
5 Ye kaun hain ye kaun hain jo besahaara hain Main Sundar Hoon (1971) Asha Bhonsle Shankar Jaikishan Anand Bakshi
6 Besharmi se sharam na kar Teen Chor (1973) Mohammed Rafi Sonik Omi Rajendra Krishan
7 Na tum ho yaar aloo Dus Numbri (1976) Laxmikant Pyarelal Majrooh Sultanpuri
8 Dilruba Dilliwali Dus Numbri (1976) Asha Bhonsle Laxmikant Pyarelal Majrooh Sultanpuri

4, 6, 7 and 8 from the above list are yet to be featured on the blog and I take up song number 7 for representation in this post.

Shri Harish Raghuwanshi of Surat, the compiler of Mukesh Geetkosh has helped me with confirming the correctness of and completeness of the above table of songs. I express my sincere thanks to him for his continued support.

Dus Numbri (1976) in which Mukesh had 04 songs was in continuation with the many songs that he was singing for Manoj Kumar during late sixties and seventies. The title song of this movie remains famous. Strangely, this title song is the only song of this film to be featured on the blog so far. Mukesh and Manoj Kumar’s combination had become quite popular with some outstanding songs. I had read somewhere that they were planning to produce a film upon the return of Mukesh from his US tour in 1976. As we are aware, Mukesh never came back from that tour as he passed away on 27 August 1976 in Detroit. This date being around the corner, my next post will be on his remembrance day and probably starting with a new series.


Song-Na tum ho yaar aaloo na hum hain yaar gobhi (Dus Numberi)(1976) Singers-Mukesh, Manna Dey, Lyrics-Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal
Both

Lyrics

na tum ho yaar aaloo
na hum hain yaar gobhi
na tum ho yaar aaloo
na hum hain yaar gobhi
tum bhi ho yaar dhobhi
aur hum bhi yaar dhobhi
na tum ho yaar aaloo
na hum hain yaar gobhi
tum bhi ho yaar dhobi
aur hum bhi yaar dhobhi

na tum ho yaar aaloo
na hum hain yaar gobhi

suno majboori suno
tumse kya chori suno
suno majboori suno
tumse kya chori suno
ik din ka haal suno
ae Hiralal
kya bataaun huye kya kya lafde
kya bataaun huye kya kya lafde
saaheb ka suit pahan
le kar ke apni dhoban
hum bioscope chala dekhte hai

laallaallaa oy hoy
hoy hoy

ho ho
shaamat ki maat mera
saaheb bhi yaar mila
raste mein aur laga dekhne
dekha jo suit
ho diya kas kar do boot
ho gaali de de ke pakdi gardaniya
gaali de de ke pakdi gardaniya
ho machi wo dhooma dhoom (?)
wo kahin ho gayi re gum
usi hullad mein meri dhobaniya
usi hullad mein meri dhobaniya

dhoban ko le uda re
kyaa jaane kaun lobhi
dhoban ko le uda re
kyaa jaane kaun lobhi
tum bhi ho yaar dhobi
aur hum bhi yaar dhobi

na tum ho yaar aaloo
na hum hain yaar gobhi

o ho
suno majboori suno
tumse kya chori suno
suno majboori suno
tumse kya chori suno
apna bhi haal suno
ae Bansilal
coat maine bhi pehna kisi ka
coat maine bhi pehna kisi ka
arre kya thhi khabar
ke hai uske andar
ke photu hai mama inhi ka
hai aiyyo
ke photu hai mama inhi ka
dhoban ko sang liye
chehre pe rang liye
unhu
hotel pahunchaane bechaara
o oarkhaane ke baad
daala paackit mein haath
ke chukaa doon use daam saara
dena thha maal
diya photu nikaal
aisa dhokha hua mujh ko tagda
aisa dhokha hua mujh ko tagda
dhoban ne dekh
diye thhapad do ek
aur kar ke dhamaal
noch kar sar ke baal
kahin chal di wo kar ke jhagda
haay haay
kahin chal di wo kar ke jhagda
meri maal

ab haal mera sun kar
chup kyun ho
kuchh kaho jee
ab haal mera sun kar
chup kyun ho
kuchh kaho jee
tum bhi ho yaar dhobi
aur hum bhi yaar dhobi
na tum ho yaar aaloo
na hum hai yaar gobhi

suno majboori suno
tumse kya chori suno
suno majboori suno
tumse kya chori suno
hum bhi dil rakhhte to hain
pyaar kar sakte to hain

ho jee ek dhoban meri
haaye mehbooban meri
ek dam thi aazaadi
nayi nayi huyi thhi shaadi

par meri jaan e jahaan
wo gayi jaane kahaan
par meri jaan e jahaan
wo gayi jaane kahaan
aise lagti thhi
aise lagti thhi
gale haaye Raam
jaise istri chale haaye Raam
ho jabse wo gayi chali haaye Raam
main phiroon gali gali haaye Raam

arre chhod gayi dil mein kaanta
maar gyi dhobi paataa
milne ka yaar uske
koi jatan karo jee
milne ka yaar uske
koi jatan karo jee
tum bhi ho yaar dhobi
aur hum bhi yaar dhobi
na tum ho yaar aaloo
na hum hain yaar gobhi
tum bhi ho yaar dhobi
aur hum bhi yaar dhobi
na tum ho yaar aaloo
na hum hain yaar gobhi


This article is written by Avinash Scrapwala, a fellow enthusaist 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.

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4365 Post No. : 15694

#the Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 94 # Kalyanji-Anandji – Year 1975
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Today 30th June 2020 is 92nd birth anniversary of Kalyanjibhai Virjibhai Shah (30 June 1928 – 24 August 2000) of the great music director duo Kalyanji-Anandji.

On this occasion as a tribute to him here is a song from the ‘1975’ movie ‘Rafoo Chakkar’. I vaguely remember to have watched this movie with my parents and brothers in my childhood. I was just around seven years old then (considering the date of release of this movie). However, the songs of this movie have always remained in my memory. I think they were very popular in those years and were frequently heard on loud speakers and radio. Particularly the songs ‘chhuk chhuk chhak chhak Bombay se Baroda tak’, ‘tumko mere dil ne’, ‘kisi pe dil agar aa jaaye to kya hota hai’, ‘dil lena buri balaa hai’, ‘ae zamaane tu kar le sitam pe sitam’…

Almost all songs from this movie were good and I have a big nostalgia of the songs of this movie. So, when I became a member of this blog I had shared a couple of songs, and one of them ‘tumko mere dil ne’ was posted on 21.01.2014 (much later according to me, because when I joined the blog I always thought all songs of the seventies must be already there . 🙂

‘Tum ko mere dil ne’ has always been my big favorite and so is ‘kisi pe dil agar’ but then there is one more song from this movie which brings back memories for me and I am going to present this song today.
And since this song was pending since 2013, I thought I should go with it instead of taking another song when I was thinking of a post on this occasion today. All these years this song has been in my dormant memory associated with the name of this movie ‘Rafoo Chakkar’. I have no recollection of having watched this movie again either in theatre or on TV channels. I have only watched a couple of its songs on TV. I may have watched parts of this movie when it was being aired on TV.

“Rafoo Chakkar-1975’ was a presentation from the ‘House of Nadiadwala’. It was produced by I.A. Nadiadwala for ‘M.I. Films Pvt Ltd’. This movie was directed by Narinder Bedi.

Ajay Kumar was the chief assistant director while assistant director was Kapil Kapoor. Raj Bedi was the dialogue director.

Story of this movie was written by Jayant Dharmadhikari, whereas the dialogues were written by Kadar Khan. K.K. Shukla had written the screenplay of this movie.

Editing of this movie was done by Babubhai Thakkar.

It had Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Rajindernath, Faryal, Asrani, Master Chikkoo with Paintal, Madan Puri, Anwar Hussain, Sulochana, Mumtaz Begum, Shetty, Viju Khote, Shamim, Surender Shetty, K.N. Singh, Sudhir, Bhagwan, MacMohan, Man Mohan, Habib, Jankidas, M. Rajan, Tiwari, Mohan Sherry, Hiralal, Rajan Haksar, Goga, Dalpat, Sapru and Kamran.

Lyrics were written by Gulshan Bawra and music was composed by Kalyanji-Anandji.

Asha Bhonsle, Usha Mangeshkar, Shailendra Singh, Kanchan, Mahesh Kumar and Aziz Nazan were the playback singers who had given their voices to the songs in this movie.

Jaikumar conducted the music while Frank Fernand was the arranger and Babla was the assistant in music of this movie.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 02.01.1975.

In 1975 there were a ‘dozen’ of movies where Kalyanji-Anandji had composed the music for them. Here is the list;

Sno. Title Year Passed by Censor Board Lyricist Represented on the Blog</
1 Anokhaa 1975 02.04.1975 Indeewar, Sawan Kumar N
2 Apne Dushman 1975 19.11.1975 Verma Malik, Qamar Jalalabadi N
3 Bhoolaa Bhatkaa 1975 13.10.1975 Anand Bakshi
4 Chori Mera Kaam 1975 30.04.1975 Verma Malik Yes/Yippeeee’ed
5 Dharmaatmaa 1975 30.04.1975 Indeewar Y
6 Do Thug 1975 05.12.1975 Rajinder Krishan N
7 Faraar 1975 11.11.1975 Rajinder Krishan Y
8 Himaalaya Se Ooncha 1975 15.04.1975 Indeewar Y
9 Monto 1975 15.05.1975 Verma Malik
10 Rafoo Chakkar 1975 02.01.1975 Gulshan Bawra Y
11 Uljhan 1975 31.10.1975 M.G. Hashmat Y
12 Zoro 1975 31.10.1975 Verma Malik

None of the songs of this movie “Rafoo Chakkar-1975” make it to the annual list of ‘Binaca Geetmala’ of that year. And only two compositions of Kalyanji-Anandji featured in that year’s list one from the previous years’ release ‘Haath Ki Safaai-1974’ i.e. ‘waadaa kar le sajnaa’ at number six and another from the movie ‘Dharmaatma-1975’ which was ‘tere chehre mein wo jaadu hai’ at number thirty-one.

The title song of ‘Uljhan-1975’ figured at number eleven in the annual list of ‘Binaca Geetmala-1976’.

Let us now enjoy the today’s song which is sung by Aziz Nazan and Kanchan. On screen Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh are lip syncing the voices of Aziz Nazan and Kanchan whereas we can see Rajindernath, Paintal, Sulochana, Mumtaz Begum and many others in the picturization of this song.
Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Rajindernath and Paintal are performing ‘hippies’ in disguise (not for viewers) to get release of the captivated Sulochana and Mumtaz Begum.

Video

Audio (Full)

Song-Bhajan binaa chain naa aaye Raam(Rafoo Chakkar)(1975) Singers-Aziz Naaazaan, Kanchan, Lyrics-Gulshan Baawra, MD-Kalyanji Anandji
chorus

Lyrics

dekh ke tu pinjare mein panchhi ee ee ee ee
kaahe ko muskaaye
hum sab hain is jag mein qaidi ee ee ee
tu ye samajh naa paaye ae

bhajan binaa aa aa
chain naa aaye raam
bhajan binaa aa aa
chain naa aaye raam

koi naa jaane kab ho jaaye ae
koi naa jaane kab ho jaaye
is jeewan ki shaam aam
is jeewan ki shaam

bhajan binaa chain naa aaye raam

moh maaya ki aas to pagle ae
moh maaya ki aas to pagle
hogi kabhi naa puri ee ee
hogi kabhi naa poori
poori ee
hogi kabhi naa poori
karte karte bhajan prabhu kaa
karte karte bhajan prabhu kaa
mit jaayeagi doori ee ee
mit jaayeagi doori
doori ee
mit jaayeagi doori
o o o o
hum bhakton ke ae ae ae ae
hum bhakton ke saath saath lo
sab hi prabhu ka naam
naam aam
bhajan binaa aa aa aa
chain naa aaye raam
bhajan binaa aa aa aa
chain naa aaye raam

bolo raam raam raam
raadhe shyaam shyaam shyaam
seeta raam raam raam
raadhe shyaam shyaam shyaam
bolo bolo bolo
bolo
hare raam raam raam
raadhe
raadhe shaam shaam shaam
seeta
seeta raam raam raam
raadhe
raadhe shaam shaam shaam

bhajan hai amrit ras kaa pyaala aa
bhajan hain amrit ras kaa pyaala
shaam savere peena aa aa
shaam savere peena
peena aa
shaam savere peena
isko peekar saara jeewan
isko peekar saara jeewan
masti mein tu jeena aa aa aa
masti mein tu jeena
jeena aa
masti mein tu jeena
o o o o o
bhakti kar to o o o o
bhakti kar to
ban jaayenge apne bigde kaam
kaam
bhajan binaa aa aa
chain naa aaye raam
koi naa jaane kab ho jaaye ae
is jeewan ki shaam

shaam m m m
is jeewan ki shaam
shaam
is jeewan ki shaam
bolo raam raam raam
raadhe shaam shaam shaam
seeta ram raam raam
raadhe shaam shaam shaam
hare raam raam raam
bolo bolo bolo
radhe shaam shaam shaam
seeta raam raam raam
radhe shaam shaam shaam

raadhe
hare raam raam raam
seeta
radhe shaam shaam shaam
radhe
bolo raam
sita raam raam raam
radhe shaam shaam shaam

bolo raam
hare raam raam raam
radhe shaam shaam shaam

bolo raam
sita raam raam raam
radhe shaam sham shaam

bolo raam


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

Blog Day :

4346 Post No. : 15655

This is one of the songs of which made an impact at the time of watching the film.  I had seen this film ‘Phir bhi dil hai Hindustani’ in theatre.  This was before the multiplexes, so there were only the theatres, where the folks went to see the movie.

Now in multiplexes which are always above malls, there is the added temptation of shopping. This must be the reason, my husband is so reluctant to go to watch a movie. Over the last few years, I have also lost all interest in watching movies, altogether. As a weekend approaches, I am thinking I want to see this film or that film.  Some of those I have seen earlier or some which I have never seen. But the weekend comes and goes, without my attempting to watch them. There must be lot of reasons for this lack of motivation. For almost two months now, a 2017 movie’s link is sitting in the browser, but I have not watched it. Recently I even got my old laptop working so that I could watch some of the long pending movies and dramas. I saw a rerun of a few dramas, but new ones I am very reluctant to start. Sometimes I feel that there is a reluctance in me, to see newer things, which may supersede what has been seen earlier. It is strange, but there.

The film ‘Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani’ (2000) is a movie worth seeing or even revisiting for some of us who have seen it. Or the reviews of the film on the IMDB site make us believe. What I remember of the film is that SRK and Juhi are both television news presenters, and there is a lot of comic situations and romantic songs. Eventually they get embroiled in a nexus of politicians with the owners of the media channels, for whom they work. The song which is most endearing in the film is the title song “Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani“.  I had a general idea that the movie was ahead of its time and relevant to the electronic media’s role in the hyperbola of fear psychosis, that seems to surface every now and then.  I wrote about the role of media as a pawn in creation of propaganda in my essay ‘Corruption- A Global Phenomena’ in my post for the song “Apne Haathon Ko Pehchaan” from the 1960 film ‘Apna Haath Jagannath’.

Just recently I remembered the title song, looked for it and saw some other songs of the film including the group song which is the present post. The singers team is the old and trusted one, Sonu Nigam and Alka Yagnik with chorus. The song is very catchy and relevant to the party scene happening in the film. Reminds me of another song by the duo from ‘Yuvraj’ (2008) – “Mast Mast Dar Mastam“.

As I didn’t remember much about the film, and possibility of watching it soon is also remote, I visited the IMDB page.  The movie synopsis given there is quite lengthy and complicated.  Better to turn to reviews of which there are plenty.  Some of the reviews which were brief, I am reproducing here.

“This movie was way ahead of it’s time. . . and is highly underrated”

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“Movie was way ahead of its time. Couldn’t understand then why the film flopped may be because of overacting by SRK or Georgia’s effect. People expected a romcom but turned to be product which was attempted before in ‘Main Azad Hoon’. It is still reparable to today’s media circus where politics and media barons move hand in hand.”  (The meaning of “Georgia’s effect” is not known)

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“Way ahead of its time in the Indian context. Audiences in late 90s-early 2000s just wanted to see a romcom, especially if it featured SRK. The movie starts off that way but takes a political turn which exposes the nexus between people in power. It kind of displays the current situation in India in the year 2019. A lot of scenes would remind viewers of real-life situations that have occurred in the country over the past few years.  Maybe it was too much to take in for the viewers of the early 2000s, but this film would be a sure shot hit if it were to be released today or it may get banned in the country. Although, it does get too melodramatic in the final sequence.”

Certainly that this has been my own opinion all these years.  Every time we see a media circus, hypocrisy happening around, this was a recall sort of movie. A few of these reviews are giving the movie 10/10 rating.  Some are calling it highly underrated and a prelude to ‘Rang de Basanti’ (2006) etc. I personally feel it was less seriously tackled than ‘Rang De Basanti’, packaged more as a satirical comedy.

Song is very colourful for sure.  Jatin – Lalit are the composers and lyrics are by Javed Akhtar. On screen we see a few other artists, notably Satish Shah, Johnny Lever, Shakti Kapoor, Dalip Tahil, Dilip Doshi and others.

Song – Tu Yaar Tu Hi Dildaar (Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani) (2000) Singer – Sonu Nigam, Alka Yagnik, Lyrics – Javed Akhtar, MD – Jatin Lalit
Chorus

Lyrics

haa
haa
haa
haa
haa
haa
haa
haa
haa
haa
haa
haa
haa
haa
haa
haa
haa
haa
haa
haa

tu yaar
tu hi dildaar (haa)
tu hi mera pyar (haa)
tera mere dil  (haa)
mein hai darbaar (haa)
kar de ek baar beda paar (haa)
mujhe gharbaar lage bekaar (haa)
phirun main (haa)
ban ke teraa aa jogi ee ee(haa)
tu yaar
tu hi dildaar (haa)
tu hi mera pyar (haa)
tera mere dil  (haa)
mein hai darbaar (haa)
kar de ek baar beda paar (haa)
mujhe gharbaar lage bekaar (haa)
phirun main (haa)
ban ke teraa aa jogi ee ee (haa)

hey ea ea ey
la ra ra re ra re ra re ra
rey ea ea
aa aaa

hey
hey
hey

kehta hai deewaana
teraa hi afsaana
tere bin duniya mein
kya khona kya paana
aarzoo hai
dil hai tu hi too oo oo
tere sang bana hoon malang
to sab hai dang
huyi ye duniya
mujh se tang (haa)
laayi hai umang ik tarang (haa)
baaje mridang (haa)
to badle dhang (haa)
phirun main (haa)
ban ke teraa jogie ee (haa)
tu yaar
tu hi dildaar (haa)
tu hi mera pyar (haa)
tera mere dil  (haa)
mein hai darbaar (haa)
kar de ek baar beda paar (haa)
mujhe gharbaar lage bekaar (haa)
phirun main (haa)
ban ke teraa aa jogi ee ee (haa)

dharti ke aangan mein
ambar ke daaman mein
sooraj ki kirnon mein
saagar ki lehron mein
har kahin har su hai
tu hi tu uu uuu
sab log manaayen sog
kahen ye jog
hai mere man ko koi rog (haa)
hai ye prem aag to belaag (haa)
raat ko jaag (haa)
gaaun main raag (haa)
phirun main (haa)
ban ke teraa aa jogi ee ee (haa)

tu yaar
tu hi dildaar (haa)
tu hi mera pyar (haa)
tera mere dil  (haa)
mein hai darbaar (haa)
kar de ek baar beda paar (haa)
mujhe gharbaar lage bekaar (haa)
phirun main (haa)
ban ke teraa aa jogi ee ee (haa)

ban ke teraa aa jogi ee ee (haa)
jogee eee eee
ban ke teraa jogi ee ee
tera jogi tera jogi
ban ke teraa jogi ee ee
jogee eee jogeee eee
ban ke teraa jogi ee ee
jogi jogi teraa jogi jogi
ban ke teraa jogi ee ee
jogi jogi teraa jogi jogi
ban ke teraa jogi ee ee
jogi jogi teraa jogi jogi
ban ke teraa jogi ee ee
jogi jogi teraa jogi jogi
ho oo yaar
jogi jogi teraa jogi jogi
ho oo yaar
jogi jogi teraa jogi jogi
mere dil mein teraa darbaar
jogi jogi teraa jogi jogi


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Blog Day :

4301 Post No. : 15564

“Jheel Ke Us Paar”(1973) was produced and directed by Bhappie Sonie forBhappie Sonie Productions, Bombay. This movie was based on a Gulshan Nanda novel of the same name. It had Dharmendra, Mumtaz, Prem Chopra, Junior Mehmood, Ranjeet, Fariyaal, Veena, Anwar Hussain, Ifthikar, Urmila Bhatt, Sujata, Polson, Baby Cheeku, Madan Kenny, Rajan Kapoor, Altamash Ghaznavi, Yogita Bali with guest appearance by Jagdish Raj and special appearance by Pran.

The movie had Six songs in it. Three songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the fourth song from “Jheel Ke Us Paar”(1973) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Lata. Anand Bakshi is the lyricist. Music is composed by R D Burman.

The song is picturised on Mumtaz and Anwar Hussain. I have not watched the movie so I cannot say for sue if Mumtaz plays a blind girl or he pretends to be one in this song. I request our knowledgeable readers to help throw light on the picturisation of this song.


Song-Do ghoont mujhe bhi pilaa de sharaabi (Jheel Ke Us Paar)(1973) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-R D Burman

Lyrics

do ghoont mujhe bhi pila de sharaabi
dekh phir hota hai kya
ho, do ghoont mujhe bhi pila de sharaabi
dekh phir hota hai kya
baalama re ae ae ae
zaalimaa aa
arrey arrey arrey arrey
aag paani mein lagaa de zara si
dekh phir hota hai kya
ho
do ghoont mujhe bhi pila de sharaabi
dekh phir hota hai kya

gaaungi re
naachungi re
tere liye aaj se main
aaye sharam
lekin balam
mar jaaungi laaj se main aen
gaaungi re
naachungi re
tere liye aaj se main
aaye sharam
lekin balam
mar jaungi laaj se main
baalama re ae ae
zaalimaa
arrey arrey arrey arrey
laaj ka ye ghoonghat uthhaa de sharaabi
dekh phir hota hai kya
ho
do ghoont mujhe bhi pila de sharaabi
dekh phir hota hai kya

kis kaam kaa ye jaam hai
ismein mazaa wo nahin hai
bhar ke bhi ye khaali sa hai
ismein nashaa wo nahin hai ae
kis kaam kaa ye jaam hai
ismein mazaa wo nahin hai
bhar ke bhi ye khaali sa hai
ismein nashaa wo nahin hai
saakiyaa re a
e ae saathhiyaa,
arrey arrey, arrey arrey
pyaar thhoda is mein milaa de sharaabi
dekh phir hota hai kya
ho, do ghoont mujhe bhi pila de sharaabi
dekh phir hota hai kya

is khel kaa
is mel ka
aaye mazaa khaak aise
tadpe jiyaa
aise mera
bulbul koyee qaid jaise qe
is khel kaa, is mel ka
aaye mazaa khaak aise
tadpe jiyaa
aise mera
bulbul koyee qaid jaise
soniya ve ae ae
raanjhiya
are are are are
ek baar, ek baar, pahra hata de sharaabi
dekh phir hota hai kya
ho
do ghoont mujhe bhi pila de sharaabi
dekh phir hota hai kya
baalama re ae ae
zaalimaa
arrey arrey arrey arrey
aag paani mein lagaa de zara si
dekh phir hota hai kya
ho, do ghoont mujhe bhi pila de sharaabi
dekh phir hota hai kya
hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm


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Blog Day : 4197 Post No. : 15380

“Alibaba And 40 Thieves” (1966) was directed by Homi Wadia for Basant Pictures, Bombay. This movie had Sanjeev Kumar, L Vijayalaxmi, S N Tripathi, Veena, Amarnath B M Vyas, David Abraham, Indira, Tabassum etc in it.

The movie had seven songs in it. Two songs have been covered in the past.

Here is another song from “Alibaba And 40 Thieves” (1966). This song is sung by Lata. Prem Dhawan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Usha Khanna.

The song is picturised as a dance performance song by L Vijaylaxmi. The performance is being watched by Sanjeev Kumar and others. I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify the other actors visible in the picturisation.

Lyrics for this song are provided by Nitin ji.


Song-Dekhiye zara pyaar se kyun khafa ho dildaar se (Alibaba And 40 Thieves)(1966) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Usha Khanna

Lyrics (Provided by Nitin Shah)

dekhiye zara pyaar se
kyu khafa ho dildaar se
dekhiye zara pyaar se
kyun khafa ho dildaar se
tum raaz-e-dil to samjhe nahin
nigaahen kahin hain nishaana kahin
dekhiye zara pyaar se
kyun khafa ho dildaar se

Zara ye raat dhhalne do
shama ko aur jalne do
haqeeqat khul hi jaayegi
hamaara rang badalne do
tum raaz-e-dil to samjhe nahin
nigaahen kahin hain nishaana kahin
dekhiye zara pyaar se
kyun khafa ho dildaar se

ishaaron hi se behlaaun
kisi ke haath naa aaun
hawa ka ek jhonka hoon
zara chhoo ke guzar jaaun
tum raaz-e-dil to samjhe nahin
nigaahen kahin hain nishaana kahin
dekhiye zara pyaar se
kyun khafa ho dildaar se

na badlegi wafa meri
na badlegi nigaah meri
jo dil se jaake milti hai
wo ulfat ki hai raah meri
tum raaz-e-dil to samjhe nahin
nigaahen kahin hain nishaana kahin
dekhiye zara pyaar se
kyun khafa ho dildaar se
dekhiye zara pyaar se
kyun khafa ho dildaar se


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