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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 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 : 4002 Post No. : 15104

Songs Repeated in Hindi Films – 5
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Coming into the 5th episode of the repeat song series. Here is an example of a straight and simple reuse, as is. The film is ‘Raja Kaka’ from 1973. And the famous drunkard song by Mukesh – from the 1960 film ‘Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere’, has been re-used in this film, without any changes or re-recording. As we listen to this picturization, it is clearly the original song that is simply being replayed in this film.

The song was performed by Balraj Sahni on screen in the earlier film. In this one, actor Roopesh Kumar takes on the role of a drunkard and attempts his own version of histrionics for the same verses. ‘Raja Kaka’ is a film about the relationship between rich industrialist and labour class. During the 1970s, the trade union movement was pretty strong in India, and we have many films in that era that have tackled this subject. In the film, Kiran Kumar and Roopesh Kumar are two very close friends. Both are street smart don type good samaritans, and they are trying to do good for the poor labour community in their area. Kiran Kumar is more suave and Roopesh Kumar is more rustic. As is evident from the video clip, Roopesh Kumar is of the type to get drunk, climb atop a stationary bus, and sing out this song.

Some interesting background into the reuse of this song. Firstly, the music director duo of the two films is the same – Kalyanji Anandji. And with some checking, I can say that possibly the producer of these two films is also the same. As per the Geet Kosh, the production banner for ‘Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere’ from 1960 is Kanwar Kala Mandir and the name of the producer is listed as Bihari Masand. For the latter film from 13 years later, the production banner name is given as TM Bihari (Producers), and no specific name given in the producer column. The name of the producer of the former film and the name of the production banner of the latter film kind of map together, raising the possibility that the two films had the same producers. So having the same music director and the same producer – that is the easiest route to re-use of songs.

This video clip is incomplete. Only one stanza is covered. When viewing the complete film, it seems as if edit cuts or other splicing has reduced the length of the pircturised song, and the song seems to have an abrupt beginning and an abrupt end. I tried checking this in different versions available, but the situation seems to be the same. I have not been able to lay hands on a VHS tape of this film – checking that source may provide some definite information about the duration of the re-used song.

Mukesh’s voice – as always – is a pleasure to listen to. Check out the original song a here – “Haan Gunaah Kiya Hai Huzoor Maine”. When that one was posted, we had the discussion in comments about the correct words of the mukhda of this song. The manner in which it has been rendered, the first two words at times sound like “Haan Bura. . .”, and sometimes they sound like “Haan Gunaah. . .”. That little discussion on the rendition still persists. The readers may make up their minds as they listen to the song.

An iconic Mukesh song, reused in a later film. It sure does help to have the same music director and the same producer. 😉

 

Song – Haan Gunaah Kiya Hai Huzoor Maine  (Raja Kaka) (1973) Singer – Mukesh, Lyrics – KL Pardesi, MD – Kalyanji Anandji

Lyrics

haan gunaah kiya hai huzoor maine
haan gunaah kiya hai huzoor maine
haan
thhodi si
pee hai
zuroor maine
haan gunaah kiya hai huzoor maine
haan
thhodi si
pee hai
zuroor maine
haan gunaah  kiya hai huzoor maine

samajhti hai duniya sharaabi mujhe
samajhti hai duniya sharaabi mujhe
yeh kehti hai khaana kharaabi mujhe
yeh pehla kiya hai qusoor maine33
haan gunaah kiya hai huzoor maine
haan
thhodi si
pee hai
zuroor maine
haan gunaah  kiya hai huzoor maine

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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हाँ गुनाह किया है हुज़ूर मैंने
हाँ गुनाह किया है हुज़ूर मैंने
हाँ
थोड़ी सी
पी है
ज़ुरूर मैंने
हाँ गुनाह किया है हुज़ूर मैंने
हाँ
थोड़ी सी
पी है
ज़ुरूर मैंने
हाँ गुनाह किया है हुज़ूर मैंने

समझती है दुनिया शराबी मुझे
समझती है दुनिया शराबी मुझे
ये कहती है ख़ाना-खराबी मुझे
ये पहला किया है क़ुसूर मैंने
हाँ गुनाह किया है हुज़ूर मैंने
हाँ
थोड़ी सी
पी है
ज़ुरूर मैंने
हाँ गुनाह किया है हुज़ूर मैंने

 

 


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

Blog Day : 3925 Post No. : 14993

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2009-19) – Song No. 29
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Hullo to all in Atuldom

Dil Ka Nazraana Le O Dildaar Le” – this was the debut post of the 1973 movie “Chalaak” which was directed by someone called RK Banerjee. All these years I had only heard this song. Thanks to the ongoing ten-year challenge series I landed on the post of the song which had been popular in the 70s and is still heard on Vividh Bharti (All India Radio), I learnt that it was a Kiran Kumar – Radha Saluja song, which movie etc.

I landed on that post because of this “Mann Gaaye Wo Taraana“. Now this is another song that was popular on the radio in those days and is still heard sometimes on radio. I learnt that this is a piano song with Alka at the piano and Kiran Kumar in a jeep.

Radha Saluja and Alka are lost to followers of Bollywood and Kiran Kumar has turned to doing character roles or supporting roles since 1988 when we saw him in Rakesh Roshan’s “Khudgarz”. The rest of the cast of this movie comprised of Bhram Bharadwaj, Ajit, Danny, Lalita Kumari, P Jairaj, Gautam Sareen (in friendly appearances) alongwith Keshto Mukherjee, Jayshree T, Jagdish Raj etc. The synopsis of the movie as given on IMDB is

Monica Kapoor (Radha Saluja) lives a wealthy lifestyle in London, England. When she hears that her estranged brother, Kishan (Bhram Bharadwaj), has been killed while traveling in a train, she returns home to India and asks his much younger and drop dead gorgeous widow, Shobha (Alka), to move out so that she could sell the house, pick up the cash, return to London and get married to her boyfriend, Manoj (Danny). She does get to sell the house and compels Shobha to move in with Kishan’s friend, Amar (Kiran Kumar), but Manoj steals the cash and disappears. Humbled by this incident, Monica also moves in with Amar and Shobha, as well as Amar’s younger brother, Chickoo, and ends up falling in love with Amar. She decides to marry him at the Registrar’s Office. When he does not show, she returns home and finds him getting intimate with Shobha. What Monica does not know is that Amar is not who he claims to be but is, in fact, an escaped convict, who is determined to marry Shobha and get her to reveal the secret location of some gold bars.

Looks like it was a typical masaala film (should see it when I get some time).

There were 6 posts on 17th of April 2009:

Koi Humdum Na Raha

Tum Apni Saheli Ko

Raina Beeti Jaaye

Mann Gaaye Wo Taraana

Tera Mera Saath Rahe

Rootha Hai To Manaa Lenge

Of these ‘Jhumroo’, ‘Amar Prem’ and ‘Jwaar Bhaata’ have all their songs on the blog that means these movies have been YYIIPPEEEED! ‘Samaaj Ko Badal Daalo’ has three songs left and ‘Saudaagar’ has two left. ‘Chalaak’ has only two songs on the blog. Here is the third. It is written by Hasrat Jaipuri and Ganesh is the music director. It has playback by Asha Bhonsle.

 

Song – Yahaan Kaun Hai Jo Tera Hai  (Chaalaak) (1973) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Hasrat Jaipuri, MD – Ganesh

Lyrics

mmm
yahaan kaun
tera hai
(hic)
ch ch ch ch
yahaan kaun hai jo tera hai
mere dil sambhal andhera hai
yahaan kaun hai jo tera hai
mere dil sambhal andhera hai
ye jahaan hai kya
har aadmi
haa aaaa
lutera hai
yahaan kaun hai jo tera hai

aaaaa aaaa aaaaaaa

pyar ke ye mahal
gir padi haaye re ek pal mein
la la la laa
jhoota wo sahaara tha
haye na hamara tha
phir hamein
karni padi hai maikashi
ye jahan hai kya har aadmi
haa aa
lutera hai
yahaan kaun hai jo tera hai
mere dil sambhal andhera hai
yahaan kaun hai jo tera hai

kyun yakeen
hum karein
patharon ka shehar ye zamaana
la la la laa
duniya kab hamaari hai
lakdi ki kataari hai
le mujhe
baahon mein le ae bekhudi
ye jahan hai kya har aadmi
aa aaa
lutera hai
yahaan kaun hai jo tera hai
mere dil sambhal andhera hai
yahaan kaun hai jo tera hai

aaaaa aaaa aaaaaaa

dil mera
bhar gaya
kyun jeeyun
kis liye iss jahaan mein
la la la laa
aansoon har taraana hai
apna jo begaana hai
arre hai yahaan ghaayal jawaan zindagi
ye jahan hai kya har aadmi
haa oo
lutera hai
yahaan kaun hai jo tera hai
mere dil sambhal andhera hai
ye jahaan hai kya har aadmi
haa aaaa
lootera (hic)
yahaan kaun hai
jo tera hai
(hic)

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir Kapur)
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म्ममम
यहाँ कौन
तेरा है
(हिक)
च च च च
यहाँ कौन है जो तेरा है
मेरे दिल संभाल अंधेरा है
यहाँ कौन है जो तेरा है
मेरे दिल संभाल अंधेरा है
ये जहां है क्या
हर आदमी
हा आ
लुटेरा है
यहाँ कौन है जो तेरा है

आssss आsss आssssss

प्यार के ये महल
गिर पड़े हाए रे एक पल में
ला ला ला ला॰॰
झूठ वो सहारा था
हाए ना हमारा था
फिर हमें
करनी पड़ी है मैकशी
ये जहां है क्या
हर आदमी
हा आ
लुटेरा है
यहाँ कौन है जो तेरा है
मेरे दिल संभाल अंधेरा है
यहाँ कौन है जो तेरा है

क्यों यकीन
हम करें
पत्थरों का शहर ये ज़माना
ला ला ला ला॰॰
दुनिया कब हमारी है
लकड़ी की कटारी है
ले मुझे
बाहों में ले ए बेखुदी
ये जहां है क्या
हर आदमी
आ आ
लुटेरा है
यहाँ कौन है जो तेरा है
मेरे दिल संभाल अंधेरा है
यहाँ कौन है जो तेरा है

आssss आsss आssssss

दिल मेरा
भर गया
क्यों जीऊँ
किस लिए इस जहां में
ला ला ला ला॰॰
आँसू हर तराना है
अपना जो बेगाना है
अरे है यहाँ घायल जवां ज़िंदगी
ये जहां है क्या
हर आदमी
हा ओ
लुटेरा है
यहाँ कौन है जो तेरा है
मेरे दिल संभाल अंधेरा है
यहाँ कौन है जो तेरा है
हा आ
लुटेरा (हिक)
यहाँ कौन है
जो तेरा है
(हिक)


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 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 :

3915 Post No. : 14978 Movie Count :

4094

Missing Films of 1960s – 105
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Slowly moving towards closure, we now have less than 10 more films to go for this series, for which songs are available. Then there is a whole batch of about 80 films from this decade, which seem to have disappeared without a trace (so far). I will give the statistics and other details when we come down to the closing post.

The film I present today is ‘Mujhe Seene Se Laga Lo’ from 1969. As the name suggests, this film is most probably about a child seeking acknowledgement and love from one (or both) parents. My surmise is based on checking out the list of songs for this film. Geet Kosh lists 6 songs for this film, and four of these songs are very clearly child related songs – one is a lullaby, then one is a duet with a female voice and a child’s voice, the third is a child’s entreaty requesting for parent’s love, and the fourth is a duet, about a mother searching for a lost child. And incidentally, another film comes to mind – a similar sounding name ‘Aa Galey Lag Jaa’ (1973), which is also a film about a child seeking his father – a very famous and popular song – “Tera Mujhse Hai Pehle Ka Naata Koi“.

The other two songs are non-child related. One is a sad/philosophical song in male voice – about departing with a load of sorrows. And the sixth song, which is the song presented today, is a song in female voice – a drunkard song that could well be a club or a bar dance song, or a song of enticement / seduction. Since the video clips are not available, I request our knowledgeable readers who may have seen this film, to please add more information about the song and the film.

The film is produced under the banner of Hari Darshan Chitra, Bombay and is directed by Dutta Dharmadhikari. The cast of actors as per Geet Kosh listings is Bunty, Kumar Sen, Meena Rai, Paresh Kumar, Dharmesh, Akhil Kumar, Ved Bhushan, Santosh Virdi, Gopal Dutt, KS Pawar, Vinod Verma, Ang Pal, Uma Khosla, Gold Flake, Tuntun, and Sarita. You will notice that the list is topped by a child actor – Bunty, supporting the surmise about this being a child centric film. An interesting side note here – the name Bunty rang a faint bell and I checked. My hunch turned out to be correct. Bunty is the same child artist who starred in Chetan Anand’s ‘Aakhri Khat’ (1966) – another film about an infant child lost in a big city, searching for its parents

The six songs in this film are shared amongst three songwriters – Prem Dhawan, Qamar Jalaalabaadi and Mahendra Dehlvi. The song we present today is from the pen of Qamar Jalaalabaadi. Music is by Hansraj Behl.

The singing voice is of Asha Bhosle. As with many other such songs, her rendition is superb – a lady who is so much in stupor, is requesting that the glass of wine be taken from hands, as she may not be able to hold it. One of the best songs in the female drunkard category – my opinion. 🙂

Lyrics for this song have been sent in by Prakash ji.

Song – Makhmoor Nigaahon Mein Teri Doob Gaye Hum  (Mujhe Seene Se Laga Lo) (1969) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Qamar Jalaalabaadi, MD – Hansraj Behl

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

makhmoor nigaahon mein teri
doob gaye hum
saagar ko zara haath se lena
ke chale hum
makhmoor nigaahon mein teri
doob gaye hum

hum ko bana ke sharaabi
chhoti suraahi mein gulaabi
hum ko bana ke sharaabi
chhoti suraahi mein gulaabi
parde mein hain
dulhan kai
parde mein hain
dulhan kai
aao milaayen tujhe hum
saagar ko zara haath se lena
ke chale hum
saagar ko zara haath se lena
ke chale hum

gir na jaaun ladkhadaa ke
dena sahaara aage aa ke
gir na jaaun ladkhadaa ke
dena sahaara aage aa ke
jaao na door
mere huzoor
jaao na door
mere huzoor
behke mere qadam
saagar ko zara haath se lena
ke chale hum
haaye
saagar ko zara haath se lena
ke chale hum

aankhon se tujhko pila doon
saagar ke saagar chhalka doon
aankhon se tujhko pila doon
saagar ke saagar chhalka doon
kuchh tum badho
kuchh hum badhen
kuchh tum badho
kuchh hum badhen
bhool jaayen saare gham
saagar ko zara haath se lena
ke chale hum
haaye
makhmoor nigaahon mein teri
doob gaye hum

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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मख़मूर निगाहों में तेरी
डूब गए हम
सागर को ज़रा हाथ से लेना
के चले हम
मख़मूर निगाहों में तेरी
डूब गए हम

हमको बना के शराबी
छोटी सुराही में गुलाबी
हमको बना के शराबी
छोटी सुराही में गुलाबी
पर्दे में हैं
दुल्हन कई
पर्दे में हैं
दुल्हन कई
आओ मिलाएँ तुझे हम
सागर को ज़रा हाथ से लेना
के चले हम
सागर को ज़रा हाथ से लेना
के चले हम

गिर ना जाऊँ लड़खड़ा के
देना सहारा आगे आ के
गिर ना जाऊँ लड़खड़ा के
देना सहारा आगे आ के
जाओ ना दूर
मेरे हुज़ूर
जाओ ना दूर
मेरे हुज़ूर
बहके मेरे कदम
सागर को ज़रा हाथ से लेना
के चले हम
हाए
सागर को ज़रा हाथ से लेना
के चले हम

आँखों से तुझको पिला दूँ
सागर के सागर छलका दूँ
आँखों से तुझको पिला दूँ
सागर के सागर छलका दूँ
कुछ तुम बढ़ो
कुछ हम बढ़ें
कुछ तुम बढ़ो
कुछ हम बढ़ें
भूल जाएँ सारे ग़म
सागर को ज़रा हाथ से लेना
के चले हम
हाए
मख़मूर निगाहों में तेरी
डूब गए हम


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Blog Day : 3900 Post No. : 14951

Today (23 march 2019) happens to be 3900th day for the blog. This clearly is a landmark day for the blog, and a cause for celebration. It is just that I had no idea how to celebrate it. I had not thought about any special song so cover with some special write up.

The day is all but gone. One post came up in the evening, and that avoided the day from ending up as a dot day.

I had decided not to watch IPL, but I found myself getting tempted to watch the opening match of the IPL season. One hour later, as the match had become one sided and boring, I have decided that it would be a better idea to devote my time to the blog rather than in watching this IPL match. 🙂

When I went through the list of movies that have just a few songs left, I found out that “Namak Halal”(1982) has two songs left to be covered.

“Namak Halaal” (1982) was produced by Satyendra Pal and directed by Prakash Mehra. The movie had Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor, Smita Patil, Parveen Babi, Waheeda Rehman, Ranjeet, Satyen Kappu etc in it.

All five songs of this movie are extremely popular songs, and the two remaining songs are of the time that I was saving for special occasions. I thought that this occasion was special enough to discuss one of these two songs of “Namak Halal”(1982).

So, here is this song from “Namak Halaal”(1982)- thhodi si jo pee li hai. The song is sung by Kishore Kumar. Anjaan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Bappi Lahiri.

All the songs of the movie, including this one, are well picturised, which was the hallmark of Prakash Mehra movies. That was specially true for this movie. Earlier in the movie, Om Prakash, playing Amitabh Bachchan’s “daddu” pretends to be a lecherous old man and not Amitabh Bachchan’s “daddu”. In this song, Amitabh Bachchan tries to get even with Om Prakash, by playing a lecherous man himself. His plan gots haywire when Smita Patil drops in, unannounced. 🙂

It is a superbly sung song by Kishore Kumar, and so is the picturisation. Bappi Lahiri’s music composition in this movie was something that he would be quite proud of, when he looks back at his career.

Here is this special song from “Namakhalaal” (1982), to mark the special occasion of the blog turning 3900 days old. Two important milestones beckon. One is he 4000 day mark and another is 15000th song mark in the blog. Hopefully we will have something special planned for those occasions. 🙂


Song-Thhodi si jo pee lee hai (Namakhalaal)(1982) Singer-Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Anjaan, MD-Bappi Lahiri

Lyrics

hey raani priyaani preetaani
corlo baani ee
turu turu turu
hey priya priya priya
priya shigoru nugoru kuru uu
kuru kuru kuru
hey krishumbu mukumbu muriyaami ee
ee ee
ee ee
ruf

thhodi si jo pee li hai
chori to nahin ki hai
thhodi si jo pi li hai
chori to nahin ki hai
o julie
o sheela
o raano, jamaalo
koi hamko roko
koi to sambhaalo
kahin ham gir na paden
hey hey
thhodi si jo pi li hai
chori to nahin ki hai
o julie
o sheela
o raano, jamalo
koi hamko roko
koi to sambhalo
kahin ham gir na pade
thhodi si jo pee li hai
chori to nahin ki hai
eee

main bhi jaanoon peena to buri baat hai
kaise na piyoon pyaasi ye raat hai
main bhi jaanoon peena to buri baat hai
kaise na piyoon pyaasi ye raat hai
upar se haseenon ka haseen saath hai ae
o juli, o sheela,
o rano, jamalo
hamen gori gori baahon mein utha lo,
kahi hum gir na paden
hey hey
thhodi si jo pee li hai,
chori to nahin ki hai

mera hai zamaane se alag raasta
mujhe bhala duniya se kya waasta
mera hai zamaane se alag raasta
mujhe bhala duniya se kya waasta
hamse khafa kyun log hain kya pata
o julie
o sheela
o raano jamaalo
hamen dushmanon ki nazar se bachaa lo
kahin hum gir na paden
he he
thhodi si jo pee li hai
chori to nahin ki hai
ee

arre mar gaye bhai
ruru
ruru ruru
ruru
ruru ruru
ruru oo oo
oo oo
thhoda-thhoda dil pe hai jawaani ka nasha
uspe phir nasha hai ye tere pyaar ka
thhoda-thhoda dil pe hai jawaani ka nasha
uspe phir nasha hai ye tere pyaar ka
tauba ye nashe mein nasha mil gaya
aa aa
sharaabi sharaabi nigaahen na daalo
hamare jawaan dil ko yoon na uchaalo
kahi hum gir na pade
thhodi si jo pee li hai
chori to nahin ki hai
o poono meri jaan
ye gussa dabaa lo
hamen do sahaara
gale se laga lo
hey kahin hum gir na pade
arre
hum to gir pade
hihi
hihi


This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, 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 : 3825 Post No. : 14829

Wonder pe Thunder !

Today’s song is from film ‘Hare Rama Hare Krishna’ (1971). When I found that this very popular and famous song of the early 70s was yet to be covered in the blog, my first reaction was to disbelieve it. I was almost sure that there was some mistake. I scanned the entire ‘H’ alphabet film list, bur could not see this song under any heading. Then I checked the year wise and MD wise lists – with same result. I was wondering how this song has escaped from the keen eyes of our contributors, who are specialists in the songs of the 70s ! At the end of it, I even checked with Atul ji, who confirmed that the song, indeed, was yet to be covered by us. This was a bonanza for me.

This is one of the songs of RD Burman, which I liked very much. Comparatively, he was one of the new composers in those times – in my opinion – though he had already done about 40 films before ‘Hare Rama Hare Krishna’ (HRHK). In last few years I had liked few songs from his earlier films like ‘Parichay’ (1972), ‘Seeta aur Geeta’ (1972), ‘Caravan’ (1971), ‘Kati Patang’ (1970) and ‘Teesri Manzil’ (1966). However, he suffered in my hands, due to my biased view of film songs of the period of 70s and beyond and except few more songs of RD Burman, I never liked his music, which in general I felt, was too loud and mostly copied from other sources (see several U-Tube videos on this issue, as a proof). However, I concede that he was a worthy son of a worthy composer compared to some other composer-son composers and that his music was much better than theirs and that he lasted for a longer period, cut short only by his sudden death in 1994, at the age of 55 years.

Today’s song is sung by Asha Bhosle and chorus and its video shows that it was sung on screen by a Hippie Girl (Zeenat Aman) amidst a smoking Hippie crowd. Somewhere in the year 1966, I had visited Goa (Panaji) to participate in a conference. During my visit, we had 2 free days and we roamed around the beautiful beaches of Goa. Goa had been liberated from the Portuguese about 6 years back and the Indian tourists did not have enough time yet to spoil the beaches and cities of Goa. So we could really enjoy our trip. During our beach visits we saw many Hippie groups, behaving in a ‘who cares’ attitude on the beaches. No wonder, many of my colleagues took their photographs to show in their respective private circles. That was a time when the Hippie culture had spread around the world.

Hippie (also spelled hippy) people were members of a counter cultural movement during the 1960s and 1970s, that rejected the mores of mainstream American life. The movement originated on college campuses in the United States, and also spread to other countries. Hippies felt alienated from middle-class society, which they saw as dominated by materialism and repression, and they developed their own distinctive lifestyle. They favoured long hair and casual, often unconventional, attire, sometimes in ‘psychedelic’ colours.

Many males grew beards, and both men and women wore sandals and beads. Long flowing granny dresses were popular with women, and rimless granny glasses with both men and women. Hippies commonly took up communal or cooperative living arrangements, and they often adopted vegetarian diets based on unprocessed foods and practiced holistic medicine. Hippies tended to be dropouts from society, foregoing regular jobs and careers, although some developed small businesses that catered to other hippies.

Hippies advocated non-violence and love, a popular phrase being “Make love, not war,” for which they were sometimes called ‘flower children’. They promoted openness and tolerance as alternatives to the restrictions and regimentation they saw in the middle-class society. Hippies often practiced open sexual relationships and lived in various types of family groups. They commonly sought spiritual guidance from sources outside the Judeo-Christian tradition, particularly Buddhism and other Eastern religions. Hippies promoted the recreational use of hallucinogenic drugs, particularly marijuana and LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide), in so-called head trips, justifying the practice as a way of expanding consciousness.

By the mid-1970s the movement had waned, and by the 1980s hippies had given way to a new generation of young people who were intent on making careers for themselves in business and who came to be known as yuppies (young urban professionals). Nonetheless, hippies continued to have an influence on the wider culture, seen, for example, in more relaxed attitudes toward sex, in the new concern for the environment, and in a widespread lessening of formality.

Film HRHK was Dev Anand’s idea. Initially, he wanted Zahida to become its Heroine. She, however rejected the offer when she learnt that in the film, she would be Dev’s sister – Jasbir. Dev Anand also wanted SD Burman to do the music. When Dada heard the original story, in which Zeenat falls in love with Dev, not knowing that he was her brother, Dada flatly refused the film and also advised Dev to change the story, as Indian public would be averse to an incest story. Eventually RD Burman was selected as MD.

Similarly, this song – “Dum Maaro Dum” was originally to be a duet of Usha Uthup and Lata Mangeshkar. Possibly Asha Bhosle, who was on the verge of leaving OPN and joining RD Burman (who had applied for a divorce with Rita –  his wife) scuttled the plan and the song came to Asha as a solo and another duet with usha Uthup. RD burman then changed the whole tune of the song, using Asha’s skill of singing in higher pitches.

All songs of this film became popular, especially “Phoolon Ka Taaron Ka Sabka Kehna Hai” and “Dum Maaro Dum” were heard everywhere. The lyrics of the song “Dum Maaro Dum” were very apt to indicate and describe the philosophy and frustration of the younger generation in that period –

duniya ne hum ko diya kya
duniya se hum ne liya kya
hum sab ki parvah karen kyun
sabne hamara kiya kya

All this clearly indicated what was eating the minds of young people.

Fortunately, 70s was the period when the Hippie culture was on decline worldwide. As such, this type of philosophy and such cult did not fit into the Indian mind set in any case. Therefore, this culture did not grow much here and had a natural end – like everywhere else in the world.

Two interesting anecdotes about this film. One, Dev Anand in his autobiography -“Romancing With Life “, published in 2007, had confessed that during this film, he had fallen in love with Zeenat. He was to make a confession to her, when he learnt that she had gone very close to Raj Kapoor. In one party, he also saw Raj kapoor hugging Zeenat and she was responding to him. Dev was disillusioned. He knew that Zeenat was keen to work in RK’s film ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’, and that all this was due to that only. He simply removed her thought from his mind.

Second is about the Burmans. In the program ‘Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan’, Pancham narrated that – “Papa used to go for morning walk everyday in Juhu. People recognised him and would say, look, SD Burman is going. One day he came back very excited. He told me, today people recognised me and said, Look RD Burman’s father is going. Papa was proud of me that my music in HRHK was famous and popular.”

Nandu Chawathe- a leading fiddler and violinist was associated with Pancham in those days. This person – Nandu Chawathe, was a guest in one of our get togethers of Atulites in Mumbai, thanks to one of our members Nitin ji Shah. He had played some songs on his violin in that meeting,  Chawathe says that Dev Anand was very much upset, when Asha replaced Lata and Pancham took time to compose the new tune for Asha Bhosle. The final product, however, pleased Dev Anand.

The story of the film, as given in wiki, is –

In the background of the rise of the International Hare Krishna movement in the 1970s, is a Montreal-based family of the Jaiswals, consisting of mom, dad, son, Prashant, and daughter, Jasbir. Due to differences, Mr and Mrs Jaiswal separate, leaving Jasbir with dad, and Prashant with his mom. Eventually Prashant and his mom travel to India, leaving father and daughter behind in Montreal. Mr. Jaiswal remarries, and brings his new wife to live in his home. Jasbir is told by her nanny that her mother & brother are dead. Back in India Prashant is sent to a boarding school and his father makes sure that none of Prashant’s letters reach Jasbir, so that it would be easy on her part to get over emotional trauma. Jasbir is upset with her inconsiderate step-mother and ignorant father who is deeply immersed in his business.

Years later, Prashant has grown up to be a pilot. He has received a letter from his dad that Jasbir, who had rebelled and left home, is now located in Kathmandu, Nepal, with a group of hippies. Prashant decides to find his sister and hopefully get her back to the family. When Prashant lands in Kathmandu he does not find Jasbir, but instead finds Janice, who is indeed his sister with a new name. Janice has no recollection of her childhood, and is always in the company of hippies spending most of her time consuming alcohol & drugs with them.

Janice lives with the hippies in the property rented out by local landlord Drona. Drona’s real business is stealing ancient artifacts from Kathmandu and selling it to foreign nationals. Michael, one of the hippies, is the one who does all the dirty work for him. Janice’s boyfriend Deepak misunderstands that Prashant is trying to woo Janice, hence they exchange a few blows every time they meet. Meanwhile, Drona has an eye on Shanti, a local salesgirl working in one of the shops owned by him. Shanti has feelings for Prashant which creates one more enemy for him. Later Prashant and Shanti elope and get married. At the same time a precious idol is stolen from local temple by Michael, which he hides in Janice’s house. Prashant secretly observes all this. Drona tries to frame Shanti for theft by secretly planting another stolen artifact in her house. Later he spreads the word that since the day Prashant has arrived idols are being stolen and he is stalking local girls.

The police commissioner is a friend of Prashant’s father, and has already received a letter stating the purpose of Prashant’s visit to Kathmandu. He suspects that Drona is trying to frame Prashant because he has married Shanti. He gets a search warrant for the entire property of Drona and recovers a diary which has contact details of his friends abroad who help him sell the stolen artifacts. The police also recover the stolen artifact from Shanti’s home, squarely blaming Prashant for it. Shanti is deeply hurt by this and looks around for Prashant. Prashant meanwhile is with Janice, trying to convince her that he is her brother, who she had been told dead long back. Michael overhears the conversation & conspires to put the blame on the brother-sister duo. Taking advantage of the situation Drona and Michael instigate the locals against Prashant by framing him for the theft and duping Shanti under pretext of marriage. The hippies and the locals are now ready to bash Prashant the moment they come across him.

When Prashant again tries to meet Janice, the hippies give him a solid thrashing. The police commissioner intervenes and Prashant is saved. At the same time the true face of Drona is uncovered and he meets his end trying to run away from police. Janice sees that both her parents have arrived to meet her and realizes that Prashant is indeed her brother. Janice is deeply hurt that her parents had to see her in this state. She runs away from them and commits suicide. In her suicide note she tells Prashant how deeply she loved him and she never intended him to find her in this state and suicide was the only way out for her.

‘Hare Rama Hare Krishna’ (released on 9-12-1971) was a Landmark film for Navketan – a film production company, which could boast of a world record (yet unbeaten) that the company was run for 62 years by the same person who established it in 1949 ! The cult song “Dum Maaro Dum” became so popular that no function was complete without this song for the next 10 years! Enjoy this song here today…..

[Author’s Note: The article uses information from books ‘Gaata Rahe Mera Dil’ and ‘Music Beyond Boundaries’, Wiki, The Hindu and my notes].

Video (Partial)

Audio (Complete)

Song – Dum Maro Dum, Mit Jaayen Gham  (Hare Rama Hare Krishna) (1971) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Anand Bakshi, Music – RD Burman
Female Chorus
Male Chorus

Lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)

hush..shh..shh..shh

dum maaro dum..mm..mmaaaa
mit jaaye gham..mm..mmaaaa
bolo subah shaa..aam
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram

dum maaro dum..mm..mmaaaa
mit jaaye gham..mm..mmaaaa
bolo subah shaa..aam
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram

pa..aa pa ra pa pa tu tu tu
aa..aa ee..ee
ta raa ta raa ta raa ta raa raa..aa

duniya ne hum ko diya kya
duniya se hum ne liya kya
hum sab ki parvah karen kyon
sab ne hamaara kiya kya
duniya ne hum ko diya kya
duniya se hum ne liya kya
hum sab ki parvah karen kyon
sab ne hamaara kiya kya

aaaa aaaa aaaa aaaa

dum maaro dum..mm..mmaaaa
mit jaayen gham..mm..mmaaaa
bolo subah shaa..aam
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram

hush..shh..shh..shh

dum maaro dum..mm..mmaaaa
mit jaaye gham..mm..mmaaaa
bolo subah shaa..aam
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram

chaahe jiyenge marenge
hum na kisi se darenge
hum ko na roke zamaana
jo chaahenge hum karenge

aaaa aaaa aaaa aaaa

dum maaro dum..mm..mmaaaa
mit jaayen gham..mm..mmaaaa
bolo subah shaa..aam
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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हश॰॰शश॰॰शश॰॰शश

दम मारो दम॰॰मम्म॰॰मम्मआ॰॰आ
मिट जाएँ ग़म॰॰मम्म॰॰मम्मआ॰॰आ
बोलो सुबह शा॰॰आम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम

दम मारो दम॰॰मम्म॰॰मम्मआ॰॰आ
मिट जाएँ ग़म॰॰मम्म॰॰मम्मआ॰॰आ
बोलो सुबह शा॰॰आम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम

पा॰॰आ प र पा पा तु तु तु
आ॰॰आ ई॰॰ई
त रा त रा त रा त रा रा॰॰आ

दुनिया ने हमको दिया क्या
दुनिया से हमने लिया क्या
हम सबकी परवाह करें क्यों
सब ने हमारा किया क्या

आ॰॰ आ॰॰ आ॰॰ आ॰॰

दम मारो दम॰॰मम्म॰॰मम्मआ॰॰आ
मिट जाएँ ग़म॰॰मम्म॰॰मम्मआ॰॰आ
बोलो सुबह शा॰॰आम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम

हश॰॰शश॰॰शश॰॰शश

दम मारो दम॰॰मम्म॰॰मम्मआ॰॰आ
मिट जाएँ ग़म॰॰मम्म॰॰मम्मआ॰॰आ
बोलो सुबह शा॰॰आम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम

चाहे जिएंगे मरेंगे
हम ना किसी से डरेंगे
हमको ना रोके ज़माना
जो चाहेंगे हम करेंगे

आ॰॰ आ॰॰ आ॰॰ आ॰॰

दम मारो दम॰॰मम्म॰॰मम्मआ॰॰आ
मिट जाएँ ग़म॰॰मम्म॰॰मम्मआ॰॰आ
बोलो सुबह शा॰॰आम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम


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

Blog Day : 3778 Post No. : 14756

Today’s song is truly a rare song. It is from a film called Romantic India-1936. It was a C grade costume film, directed by veteran Mohan Sinha. Looking at the film’s cast of Jeevan, Shyamsunder, Noorjehan, Radharani, Pt. Badri pershad, Gulab etc etc., it is confirmed that it was one of those C grade films which had its own audience in almost every village, town and city in India.

During the 20s, 30s and the 40s decades, films catered to all types of movie goers. Various Genres were used like Mythological, Religious, Stunt, Adventure, Folk tales, Historical, Social, Mystery, Family, Drama, Fantasy, Costume, Comedy, Tragedy and every other conceivable Genre possible. These films catered to all age groups as well as all social divisions like the poor, middle class and the rich. The daily earners, workers and lower strata of the society were avid viewers of stunt films.

When I started seeing stunt films, the first choice was of course films of Fearless Nadia. However, by that time most of her films were unavailable and I could see only a few of them. Stunt films of Shankar rao Vazre, Master Bhagwan, Chandrarao Kadam, Kamran, Dalpat, Navin Yagnik, John Cavas, Boman Shroff, Billimorea brothers, Prakash, khaleel, Master Vithal, Baburao pehelwan etc were lapped up by me and my like minded friends. Most of these films were seen at the cost of attending school.

These stunt films had not only their own fixed audience, but also these films were shown in particular theatres of the towns. usually, these were situated in poor areas and the owners never believed in its maintenance. Perhaps, even the audience was uncomfortable in well maintained, soft cushioned, airy and clean theatres ! Like the audience and the theatres, the cast of stunt films, the directors and the producers were fixed and usual. The Music Directors had not much work, since the audience considered songs as a hindrance to the film story. Rarely commercial records of stunt film songs were made. Master Bhagwan once revealed that a stunt film was made completely in Rs. 50,000 easily, all expenses included ! Therefore, these films used to give good profits to the producers and investors.

Collecting information on actors working in such films was and is a tough task. In general, collecting details of any actor of yesteryear is very challenging. When I started writing on old films and its artistes, I realised that doing research on old time cine artistes is a very tedious task. The kind of sources one has to tap is simply unimaginable. If you happen to meet a close relative or a family member, who has the knowledge about the old timer, then you are lucky. This was precisely what happened in case of Bhudo Advani ( his son), Parshuram (his daughter), Mirza Musharraf ( his daughter/son in law ), Indurani (her son), Latika ( her daughter), Vasant kumar Naidu ( his Nephew) and Shankar rao Vazre( his grandson) who met/contacted me and I could get enough Bio data on them. But this is by and large by pure Luck only. Otherwise hard work in such searches is the only way and one does not know how much time it will take and what will be the final outcome.
A case in point is that of yesteryear Heroine Mrudula. I came to know some information and the address of Mrudula, by chance, and I was very happy. Mrudula was the First Heroine of Dilip Kumar in his Debut film Jwar Bhata-1944. She was staying in a building near Arey Dairy in Worli, Bombay. I immediately contacted Shishir krishna Sharma ji, who is an expert in interviewing such old timers and gave him the information. At the first opportunity, he went to that address. Unfortunately, she had left that place and with great difficulty, he got her current address. He reached that building- Samudra Mahal in Worli. However, to his dismay, the watchman at the gate did not allow him to enter, despite explaining to him. He was not even allowed to talk to her on intercom. The matter ended there only. Now we know where she lives, since 2 years but cant contact her. She is already above 90 years of age. Such are the unseen difficulties in meeting the surviving old artistes.

Similarly, when I started work on different Radharani named actresses, initially I thought that there were 3 Radha Ranis. Sadanand ji Kamath helped me by providing some clues and I reworked on the whole matter, finally arriving at the correct information. This is really hard work.

In case of Radha Rani, most important point is, there are only Two of them and NOT three as believed earlier. One was operating only in Calcutta and the other was from Bombay. Here are the details. Here, I am making it a concise version to avoid too long an article. Since the Radha Rani who worked in film Romantic India-1936 was from Bombay, here is only her information.

RADHA RANI (BOMBAYWALI) –

She was the daughter of a Military Officer. Born at Quetta, Baluchistan, in or around 1920-21, she had a British father and Indian mother. She had total Indian looks. Her initial education and schooling was done in Bombay. She became an expert in Horse Riding, swimming, cycling, driving and skating. She was very beautiful and attractive. At the age 15, she looked quite grown up with distinct features. While in school final itself, she got offers from films. Her first film was Romantic India-36. Being an expert singer, she started singing in films. Next she acted in Badhe Chalo-37.

She was called to Calcutta to act in film ‘ Swaraj ke Sipahi ‘-37. From Calcutta, she went to Madras to do a role in a Telugu film ‘ Bhakta Jaidev ‘-38. Returning to Bombay, Radha Rani acted in Sunehra Baal-38 and then joined Wadia movietone. Here she did 7 stunt/action films.

After this she became a freelancer and acted in 18 more films of different banners. She also acted in Punjabi film ‘ Kurmai’-41. Her achievements in films were amazing. Stepping directly from school classroom onto the Silver screen, in her first 5 years of career itself, she had bagged 15 feature films. This was mainly due to to her striking screen beauty, linguistic dexterity and histrionic versatility. She was a consummate actress, singer and dancer. She was very fond of reading English literature and would spend time reading books during shooting breaks.

She made a good pair with actor Zahoor Raja in 8 films. She acted in 3 films of his production company and in film Badal-42, he directed her. her last film was Rasilee-46. After this film she got married and went to England.

Filmography- Romantic India-36, Badhe Chalo-37, Swaraj ke sipahi-37, Bhakta Jaydev-38(Telugu), Sunehra Baal-38, kahan hai manzil teri-39, Hind ka lal-40, Diamond queen-40, Jai swadesh-40, Bambaiwali-41, Manthan-41, Safed sawar-41, Seedha Rasta-41, Darpan-41, Kurmai-41(Punjabi), Swami-41, Badal-42, Motorwali-42, Sewa-42, Suhagan-42, Jungle Princess-42, Mazaq-43, Mr.Jhatpat-43, Paraya Dhan-43, Sawal-43, Bhai-43, O Panchhi-44, Ghazal-45, Laaj-46 and Rasilee-46.

By a sheer coincidence, there was another ‘Same Name Confusion’ artiste in this film- Noorjehan. This was Noorjehan Sr. Her career spanned from the silent era to 1953. To add to the confusion, she also sang few songs. A part of her career clashed with the more famous singer actress Malika-E-Tarannum, Noorjehan. This created confusion in the minds of those interested in the history of Hindi films. After a study of long time spent in gathering information about the Senior Noorjehan, we are now able to distinguish between the two artistes. For our readers, here is information on the senior Noorjehan, who had worked in film Romantic India-36.

Noorjehan-Sr.’s real name was Zebunnisa,but since there were already many Zebs in the film line,she took the name of Noorjehan. She was from a Tawayaf family of Lahore. She started with Silent film Gulnar-1930,then came All for love,chandramani,Hind ke tare,Shaliwahan etc. After doing about 10 silent films,she first appeared in a Talkie Mirza Sahibaan-1933. (The silent films were produced till sept.1934).

She was actually not a professional singer,but in those days it was compulsory for the Lady actors to sing songs also,since playback had not started. That is the reason she sang also. She did about 57 Talkie films like patit pawan,Kala wagh,Kismet ki kasauti,Vaaman avtaar,Delhi Express,Jaane aalam,karvaan e husn,Rangeela Nawab,Sati toral, Stree dharma,Romantic India,Shaahu chor,tope ka Gola,Adarsh mahila etc. After 1937,she did not get major roles and songs also diminished. Her last film was Anarkali-53.
The confusion causing films of Noorjehan Sr. are…. 1941- Radhika- sang 2 songs, Sasural- 3 songs, Ummeed-1 song. She also worked in Sikander and Red signal.
1942- Dhiraj- sang 1 song. Also acted in Chandni
1943- Adab Arz-sang 1 song. Also acted in Vish kanya
1944-No film
1945-Ghazal
1946-Jadugar, Eight days, Gwalan, Maharana Pratap, Sofia, Talwarwala
1947- Aabida, Do Bhai, Meerabai.
After retirement from films, she lived in Bombay, Dadar area. She knew Driving, so she became a Lady Driver instructor in a Driving School, to sustain for some time. Thereafter no information on her.

Coming back to today’s film Romantic India-36, it was directed by Mohan Sinha . He was born on 2-12-1903 at Indore. He studied upto matriculation in Indore. His uncle was General Bhavnani Singh, who was in the Indore state army. With his help, Mohan got in state army as a Lieutenant. However, he did not continue for long and left the army. In 1933, he started a film company at Indore-Navyug films. But due to lack of opportunities in Indore, it was closed soon.

Mohan came to Bombay, floated Krishna Films and made and directed a film ” Fashionable India”-35. It was a hit film and he got offers from Rajputana films,General FPictures, Circo and National. He worked with all of them. Sinha went to Calcutta and started Murli pictures. he made ” Swaraj ke sipahi”-37, which was a flop. he came back to Bombay and directed Industrial India-38, for General films. Then came Swastik-39, Laxmi-40,Anuradha-40 and Vanmala-41. He floated Murari Pictures in 1942 and made badlati Duniya-43 and krishnarjuna yudha-45 ( This film was appreciated by Dr. Rajendra prasad, Dr. Shamaprasad Mukherji, Veer Savarkar and Acharya kriplani also). One interesting fact about Mohan Sinha was that he directed 3 films describing India of those days, namely Fashionable India-35, Romantic india-36 and Industrial India-38.

In 1946, Mohan Sinha directed K L Saigal in Omar khayyam and Surendra in 1857, Raj kapoor in Dil ki Rani-47 and Dev Anand in Jeet-49. Mohan Sinha directed in all 32 films. He wrote lyrics for 62 songs in 7 films. His last film was Shaan E Hind-60. He died in 1984. Mohan Sinha’s granddaughter Vidya Sinha was an actress.

Today’s song is sung by Noorjehan Sr. In the song there is a long talk by a male person. It seems, the singer is trying to motivate that person not to lose hopes and stop drinking.


Song-Mat hona behosh (Romantic India)(1936) Singer-Noorjahaan Sr, Unknown male voice, MD-Pt Badri Prasad

Lyrics

mat hona behosh
kabhi haan
mat hona behosh kabhi
tum prem sudha
peete rahna
tum prem sudha
peete rahna
haan aan aan aan
mat hona behosh
kabhi haan
mat hona behosh

prem nasha hai sabse niraala
prem nasha hai sabse niraala
kar dega tumko matwaala
kar dega tumko matwaala
amras ka hai sundar pyaala
amras ka hai sundar pyaala

ye tum kya kah rahi ho chandrakala
tum nahin jaanti
tum jaanti ho main sharaab nahin chhod sakta
mujhe peena padti hai
mujhe majbooran peena padti hai
bahut martaba maine koshish ki
ke main ise chhod doon
lekin main nahin chhod saka
aur ab
ab to main ise chhodna chaahta hi nahin
lekin tum kahti ho
ki sharaab se badh kar bhi koi cheez hai
to wo kya hai
kaisi hai
bataao
chandrakala mujhe bataao wo kya cheez hai
bolo
bolo chandrakala
chandrakala

amras ka hai sundar pyaala
amras ka hai sundar pyaala
pee ke ise peete rahna
haan
pee ke ise peete rahna
aa aa aa
mat hona behosh
kabhi
haan haa haa
mat hona besudh
kabhi haan
mat hona behosh


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Blog Day : 3690 Post No. : 14597

“Shaarda”(1957) was produced and directed by L V Prasad for Prasad Productions. It was a Hindi remake of Tamil original original Tamil film ‘Edhir Paradhathu’ (1955). The movie had Meena Kumari, Raj Kapoor, Raj Mehra, Shyama, Gope, Manorama, Om Prakash, Agha etc.in it.

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

Song Title

Post No.

Post Date

Lahraaye jiyaa balkhaaye jiyaa 2083 24-Oct-09
Chaahe zindagi se kitnaa bhi bhaag le 2814 20-Aug-10
O chaand jahaan wo jaayen 3351 15-Dec-10
Jap jap jap jap jap re 10006 22-Jul-14
Raghupati Raghav Raajaraam 11202 23-Jun-15
Bhaagwaan zara dheere bol 13322 9-Jun-17
Aaju re baaju naaju kaaju re 13629 3-Oct-17
Achcha hai mauqa kisne hai roka 14592 21-Aug-18

Here is the ninth and final song from “Shaarda”(1957) to appear in the blog. This song is picturised as a drunkard song on Raj Kapoor. Those who have seen Mukesh sing a drunkard song in “Jaagte Raho” (1959),could well expect Mukesh to sing this song, but this song is sung by Manna Dey ! Rajinder Krishan is the lyricist. Music is composed by C Ranmchandra.

The song situation in this song is rather more sombre than what was the case in “Jaagte Raho” (1959), as far as I can tell. IT is a rather lesser known drunkard song, but it can for that reason, may be regarded as a forgotten gem.

With this song, “Shaarda”(1957) joins the list of movies that have all their songs covered in the blog.


Song-Duniya ne to mujhko chhod diya (Shaarda)(1957) Singer-Manna Dey, Lyrics-Rajinder Krishan, MD-C Ramchandra

Lyrics

duniya ne to mujhko chhod diya
khoob kiya
arey khoob kiya
botal ki taraf munh mod diya
botal ki taraf munh mod diya
khoob kiya arrey ae khoob kiya

wo ghadiyaan khawaab ki ghadiyaan thhin een een
mai jin ghadiyo mein jaaga tha
duniya ki khushi ek saaya thhi
duniya ki khushi ek saaya thhi
main jiski lagan mein bhaaga thha
main jiski lagan mein bhaaga thha
paanvon ko jo mere tod diya
khoob kiya
arrey khoob kiya
botal ki taraf munh mod diya
khoob kiya
arrey ae khoob kiya

jab mujhse zamaana door hua aa aa aa aa
jab mujhse zamaana door hua
botal ne kaha
bataaun kya kaha
nahin bataata
achcha bataata hoon
har dard ke mare ko ek din
to padti hai zaroorat to meri
padti hai zaroorat to meri
toote huye dil ko jod diya
khoob kiya
arrey khoob kiya
duniya ne to mujhko chhod diya
khoob kiya
arrey ae khoob kiya


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Blog Day : 3643 Post No. : 14472

“Prem Pratigya”(1989) was produced by B Lognathan and directed by Bapu. This movie had Mithun Chakraborty, Madhuri Dixit, Vinod Mehra, Deven Verma, Satish Kaushik, Aruna Irani, Ranjeet, Neelu Phule, Kamal Deep, Jamuna, Farida Dadi, Darshan, Manmouji, Subhash, Sayeeda Khan, Jahangir, Renu Joshi etc in it.

The movie had five songs in it. Here is the first song from the movie to appear in the blog.

The song is a party song where the hero is suipposed to steal the show. The song is sung by Kishore Kumar. Indeewar is the lyricist. Music is composed by Bappi Lahiri.

The lyrics are nice and the music is wonderful. This song had the potential to be as memorable as the Kishore Kumar songs of “Namak Halaal” and “Sharaabi” songs of same genre. But then those songs were picturised on Amitabh Bachchan and this song under discussion is lip synced by Mithun Chakraborty. Chalk and cheese ! People less discerning than me in such matters may disagree. Nevertheless, it is my opinion that the great singing by Kishore Kumar, assisted by great lyrics and music, got wasted in this case.

I am unable to identify the female dancer seen in the picturisation. I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify her.

With this song, “Prem Pratigya”(1989) makes its debut in the blog.


Song-Sheeshe ki umar pyaale ki aakhir bisaat kya(Prem Pratigya)(1989) Singer-Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Indeewar, MD-Bappi Lahiri

Lyrics

ho o o
ho ho ho
sheeshe ki umr pyaale ki aakhir bisaat kya aa
toota jo dil kisi ka
to hairat ki baat kya aa
toota jo dil kisi ka
to hairat ki baat kya
sheeshe ki umr pyaale ki aakhir bisaat kya aa
toota jo dil kisi ka to hairat ki baat kya
arre toota jo dil kisi ka to hairat ki baat kya

hum apne liye jeete hain
humko jahaan se kya
hum khoon e jigar peete hain
humko jahaan se kya
hum apne liye jeete hain
humko jahaan se kya
hum khoon e jigar peete hain
humko jahaan se kya
ik raat ki hoti hai shama aa aa
is ki hai aas kya aa aa aa
sheeshe ki umr pyaale ki aakhir bisaat kya aa
toota jo dil kisi ka
to hairat ki baat kya
haaye toota jo dil kisi ka
to hairat ki baat kya

bhool ja kasmen
tod de vaade
na badle kisi ne yahaan iraade
husn bhi jhootha
pyaar bhi jhootha
wafa bhi jhoothi
yaar bhi jhootha
rahi ye duniya kis ki ho kar
maar de duniya ko tu thokar
khud ka nahin hai bharosa koi ee ee ee
duniya ka saath kya aa aa aa
sheeshe ki umr pyaale ki aakhir bisaat kya aa
toota jo dil kisi ka to hairat ki baat kya
arre toota jo dil kisi ka
to hairat ki baat kya

rone se kahin achcha hai
tu gaa le jhoom ke
phoolon ka jala de seena
kaanton ko choom ke
rone se kahin achcha hai
tu gaa le jhoom ke
phoolon ka jala de seena
kaanton ko choom ke
hum diwane hai
deewaanon ka aa aa
din kya hai raat kya aa aa aa
sheeshe ki umr pyaale ki aakhir bisaat kya aa
toota jo dil kisi ka
to hairat ki baat kya


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

Blog Day : 3631 Post No. : 14457

Today 27th June (27th June, 1939 – 4th Jan, 1994) is the 79th birth anniversary of Rahul Dev Burman, whom we fondly remember as ‘Pancham’.

On this occasion here is a song from the 1985 Movie ‘Sitamgar’. Th film was directed by Raj N Sippy for Bikramjeet Films International, Bombay and produced by Bikram Singh Dehal. It had Dharmendra, Parveen Babi, Rishi Kapoor, Poonam Dhillon, Dr. Shreeram Lagoo, Prem Chopra, Jagdish Raj, Gurbachan, Ranvir Raj, Azad, Tilak Mehta, Raj Kaul, Shamsuddin, Nath Kamle, Ved Akash, Ashok Gaekwad, Master Alankar and Baby Geeta. Narendra Nath, Sonia Shania and Sudhir make special appearance in this movie.

Ved Aakash and Pankaj Kharbanda were the Chief Assistant Directors of this movie. Ashok Gaekwad was the Associate Director for this movie. V.N. Mayekar was the editor while Sakharam Borse assisted him in editing. Story and Screenplay of this movie was written by Mirza Brothers and dialogues were written by Dr. Rahi Masoom Raza. The movie was passed by the Censor Board on 08.03.1985.

This movie had six songs written by Majrooh Sultanpuri and composed by RD Burman (Manohari, Babloo and Martin were assistants). Asha Bhonsle, Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar gave their voices to the songs in this movie.

As the movie makes its debut on the blog today I can select only one song for today’s presentation. Going by the songs of this movie that I have already heard, I can say that some of them are very nice songs.

In 1985 the following movie with music composed by RD Burman were released,

  1. Rahi Badal Gaye
  2. Ram Tere Kitne Naam
  3. Hum Dono
  4. Ek Se Bhale Do
  5. Lava
  6. Zabardast
  7. Sitamgar
  8. Saagar
  9. Alag Alag
  10. Oonche Log
  11. Aawara Baap
  12. Arjun
  13. Hum Naujawan
  14. Shiva Kea Insaaf

From the above list one can easily understand that he was still there composing good music whereas it is said that he was passing through a lean phase and was overshadowed by other music directors during those years in the 1980s. Well, that is the subject for another post and so I am limiting my write-up for this presentation here only.

This movie also falls under one of my objective of ‘movie having the same title’. So far on the blog we have ‘Sitamgar’ from 1958 already launched earlier. As mentioned in HFGK Vol VI movie with same title was also released in 1934 & 1954, making it four times so where movies with same titles have been released. With today’s song, the film ‘Sitamgar’ of 1985 makes a debut on our blog.

Remembering Pancham Da today and his music let us move to the today’ song now. . .

 

Song – Hum Kitne Nadaan The Yaaro (Sitamgar) (1985) Singer – Kishore Kumar, Lyrics – Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD – RD Burman

Lyrics

ham kitne naadaan the yaaron
aaj ye samjhe
aaj ye jaana

ham kitne naadaan the yaaron
aaj ye samjhe
aaj ye jaana
sach hai agar to ek mohabbat
jhooth hai baaki saara fasaana
ham kitne naadaan the yaaron
aaj ye samjhe
aaj ye jaana

pad gaye jaise in aankhon pe
zulm ke nafrat ke parde
pad gaye jaise in aankhon pe
zulm ke nafrat ke parde
zindagi tera mujrim hoon main
ho sake to o maaf kar de
andhi raah ke andhe safar mein
beet gaya jeene ka zamaana
ham kitne naadaan the yaaron
aaj ye samjhe
aaj ye jaana

ab ye mohabbat ka
ehsaan hai
ye jo thhodi jaan hai mujhme
ab ye mohabbat ka
ehsaan hai
ye jo thhodi jaan hai mujhme
aap hi main jiska qaatil hoon
zindaa wo insaan hain mujhme
ham kitne naadaan thhe yaaron
aaj ye samjhe
aaj ye jaana
sach hai agar to ek mohabbat
jhooth hai baaki saara fasaana
ham kitne naadaan the yaaron
aaj ye samjhe
aaj ye jaana

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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हम कितने नादान थे यारों
आज ये समझे
आज ये जाना

हम कितने नादान थे यारों
आज ये समझे
आज ये जाना
सच है अगर तो एक मोहब्बत
झूठ है बाकी सारा फ़साना
हम कितने नादान थे यारों
आज ये समझे
आज ये जाना

पड़ गए जैसे इन आँखों पे
ज़ुल्म के नफरत के परदे
पड़ गए जैसे इन आँखों पे
ज़ुल्म के नफरत के परदे
ज़िन्दगी तेरा मुजरिम हूँ मैं
हो सके तो ओ माफ़ कर दे
अंधी राह के अंधे सफ़र में
बीत गया जीने का ज़माना
हम कितने नादान थे यारों
आज ये समझे
आज ये जाना

अब ये मोहब्बत का
एहसान है
ये जो थोड़ी जान है मुझमे
अब ये मोहब्बत का
एहसान है
ये जो थोड़ी जान है मुझमे
आप ही मैं जिसका कातिल हूँ
ज़िंदा वो इंसान हैं मुझमे
हम कितने नादान थे यारों
आज ये समझे
आज ये जाना
सच है अगर तो एक मोहब्बत
झूठ है बाकी सारा फ़साना
हम कितने नादान थे यारों
आज ये समझे …
आज ये जाना …


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

Blog Day : 3624 Post No. : 14443

Hullo Atuldom

The song with this post is a Peevesie discovery. I don’t remember when exactly, but definitely a few years back she mentioned about this song to me. And it looks like she has seen and enjoyed the video too and it has stayed in her memory. She remembered exactly how the song starts. And the dance steps of Govinda and Madhuri. Awesome combination. Just like in the previous Madhuri Dixit song where with Prabhu Deva as her co-dancer, here too, she is excellent. She is in a different orbit when she has a dancer for a co-actor. In “Que sarasara” she matched Prabhu Deva step for step, here it is a typically Govinda dance that is a treat.

So what, if the lyrics are non-sensical. The song is set as a fun-song, going by the video I have a feeling that Madhuri has accidentally eaten or drunk something intoxicating and Govinda is trying his best to control her in the given circumstances.

A few days back I had sent a song from ‘Disco Dancer’ to Atulji and then I had made up my mind to follow it with another Mithun song which features a ‘mithai‘. There were other songs from the 70s which were running through my mind for this particular post which is for a very special occasion. Songs which showed the male running the household while the female is away at work. But on reviewing those songs I felt that the song which Peevesie suggested is better. Why? Well for one today is a party occasion and “mithai toh banti hai” – it is our Ranchiwaale Gaanewala’s birthday (now its about time to give him a new name, he is no longer in Ranchi 🙂 ). It has a lot of activity in it and our sutradhaar is a hyperactive person. I don’t need to give any proof to show his level of activeness, his commitment to his pets, work and the blog is proof enough. There have been days when I have found him online early in the morning with a post at 5:45 a.m. and a few times his last post has been at 12 in the night. Hats off to his dedication. Approximately 10804 posts (on the day this is being written) and still having a lot of ideas to connect with songs and give us new post daily – AMAZING. Thank you Atulji for giving us this group and site to turn to.

Before I sat to write all this, I read through what I had written last year and I feel the same even now- May God give Atulji health, peace of mind, lots of time and good infrastructural support in the form of unending internet and electrical connections. And we will not mind him being absent from the blog when his family is around as they are more entitled to his time. (Hope he enjoyed his first vacation, this year, after he started the blog) And hope he doesn’t mind us pestering him with our farmaishes. Here is hoping he gives us many opportunities to celebrate and we will keep presenting him with lovely songs.

Coming to today’s song it is from the 1990 release “Izzatdaar” which starred the stalwart Dilip Kumar in the lead with the south Indian actor Raghuvaran as villain. Another southern star- Swapna- played Dilip Kumar’s daughter, Madhuri played his grand daughter and Govinda plays a man who works for the underworld (I think) but gets reformed on falling in love. (the powers of the feeling of love 🙂 ). It was a revenge story with Dilip Kumar avenging his daughter’s death etc. with lot of Bollywood masala. It was directed by K Bapaiah, Anand Bakshi wrote songs which were composed by Laxmikant Pyaarelal. Amit Kumar and Alka Yagnik are the playback.

Wish you a very happy birthday Atulji

 

Song – Ek Rasgulla Kahin Phat Gaya Re (Izzatdaar) (1990) Singer – Alka Yagnik, Amit Kumar, Lyrics – Anand Bakshi, MD – Laxmikant Pyaarelal
Alka Yagnik + Amit Kumar

Lyrics

sun o mister 
o mister 
sun o mister o mister 
mister o mister 
ek taaza khabar

mmmmmmmmm
mmmmm mmmmmm

mmmmmmmmm
mmmmm mmmmmm

ek rasgulla kahin phat gaya re..ae..ae
re baba re
phat ke jalebi se lipat gaya re 
phat ke jalebi se lipat gaya re
oooo ooooo ooo
ek rasgulla kahin phat gaya re..ae..ae
re baba re
phat ke jalebi se lipat gaya re 
phat ke jalebi se lipat gaya re

aandhi chali jor ka toofan aa gaya
aandhi chali jor ka toofan aa gaya
mandir se baahar bhagwan aa gaya
bhagwan aa gaya
log samjhe qayamat aa gayi re..ae..ae
re baba re
sara jag ulat pulat gaya re 
ek rasgulla kahin phat gaya re 
phat ke jalebi se lipat gaya re

meri haan mein haan tu milata jaa
gale pada dhol bajaata ja
meri haan mein haan tu milata jaa
gale pada dhol bajaata ja
bajaata ja
kaisi ye musibat mere galey pad gayi..ee..ee
kya bola re
bhoot koi mujhse chimat gaya re 
ek roshgulla kahin phat gaya re 
phat ke jalebi se lipat gaya re

ha ha ha ha ha haaa
wo roshogulla tha ya atom bam tha
atom bam se 
thoda sa hi kam tha
hey

wo roshogulla tha ya atom bam tha
atom bam se thoda sa hi kam tha
thoda sa hi kam tha
rashiya bhi sun ke darr gaya re 
re baba re
amrika bhi peeche hat gaya re 
ek rasgulla kahin phat gaya re 
phat ke jalebi se lipat gaya re 
ek roshagulla kahin phat gaya re 
phat ke jalebi se lipat gaya re 
phat ke jalebi se lipat gaya re

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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सुन ओ मिस्टर
ओ मिस्टर
सुन ओ मिस्टर ओ मिस्टर
मिस्टर ओ मिस्टर
एक ताज़ा खबर

म्मममममम
म्ममम म्मममम

म्मममममम
म्ममम म्मममम

एक रसगुल्ला कहीं फट गया रे॰॰ए॰॰ए
रे बाबा रे
फट के जलेबी से लिपट गया रे
फट के जलेबी से लिपट गया रे
ओss ओsss ओss
एक रसगुल्ला कहीं फट गया रे॰॰ए॰॰ए
रे बाबा रे
फट के जलेबी से लिपट गया रे
फट के जलेबी से लिपट गया रे

आँधी चली ज़ोर का तूफान आ गया
आँधी चली ज़ोर का तूफान आ गया
मंदिर से बाहर भगवान आ गया
भगवान आ गया
लोग समझे कयामत आ गई रे॰॰ए॰॰ए
रे बाबा रे
सारा जग उलट पुलट गया रे
एक रसगुल्ला कहीं फट गया रे॰॰ए॰॰ए
फट के जलेबी से लिपट गया रे

मेरी हाँ में हाँ तू मिलाता जा
गले पड़ा ढोल बजाता जा
मेरी हाँ में हाँ तू मिलाता जा
गले पड़ा ढोल बजाता जा
बजाता जा
कैसी ये मुसीबत मेरे गले पड़ गई॰॰ई॰॰ई
क्या बोला रे
भूत कोई मुझसे चिमट गया रे
एक रसगुल्ला कहीं फट गया रे॰॰ए॰॰ए
फट के जलेबी से लिपट गया रे

हा हा हा हा हा हा हा॰॰आ॰॰आ
वो रोशगुल्ला था या एटम बम था
एटम बम से
थोड़ा सा हि कम था
हे
वो रोशगुल्ला था या एटम बम था
एटम बम से थोड़ा सा हि कम था
थोड़ा सा हि कम था
रशिया भी सुन के डर गया रे
रे बाबा रे
अमरीका भी पीछे हट गया रे
एक रसगुल्ला कहीं फट गया रे
फट के जलेबी से लिपट गया रे
एक रोशगुल्ला कहीं फट गया रे
फट के जलेबी से लिपट गया रे
फट के जलेबी से लिपट गया रे


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What is this blog all about

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 ELEVEN years. This blog has more than 15300 song posts by now.

This blog is active and online for over 4000 days since its beginning on 19 july 2008.

Total number of songs posts discussed

15333

Number of movies covered in the blog

Movies with all their songs covered =1180
Total Number of movies covered =4224

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Blog Start date: 19 july 2008

Active for more than 4000 days.

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