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

Greetings to all on today’s festival of Rakshabandhan. I hope and pray that celebrations have been happily enjoyed in the household of all readers and friends.

As we have discussed in many posts earlier on this topic, Rakshabandhan is celebrated on the full moon day of the month of Saawan. In traditional terms, the timing of today’s celebrations got restricted due to two additional astrological events that coincided with the full moon celebration. As per the calculations of the ephemeris applicable to the Indian subcontinent, the full moon ‘tithi’ i.e. the ‘poornima’ started at 10:29 pm yesterday (6th Aug), and will be in effect till 11:41 pm tonight (7th Aug).

In our astrological scheme, there is a concept of ‘bhadra’, which is invoked on the basis of a combination of certain ‘nakshatras‘ (stellar entities). ‘Bhadra’ is a short period of time for which certain conjunctions of certain stellar entities exist. Although lasting for short spells – few minutes to few hours, ‘bhadra’ has a significance. These short interludes are designated as inauspicious in our system of calculations. As a result, the pundits and astrologers will advise against conducting or initiating any auspicious activity during the time passage of ‘bhadra’. Incidentally, as per astrological calculations, the ‘bhadra’ time period overlaps with the full moon day today, for some time. The effect of ‘bhadra’ conjunction is(was) active till about 11 am today morning. So as per announcements at the temples, on the religious channels, and as advised by knowledgeable elders, the festival celebration of Raakhi today was advised to be initiated only after 11 am.

Then, there is another important astrological event that occurs today. Later tonight, we shall also witness a lunar eclipse. Again, as per calculations for the Indian subcontinent, the lunar eclipse with start at 10:53 pm tonight.  It will last for a duration of little less than two hours, and will end at 00:48 am tomorrow (8th Aug).
[Note: All times indicated above are according to Indian Standard Time.]

In case you wonder, why is one concerned about the lunar eclipse that is anyway going to start so late in the night, there are some reasons. Although the specific time and duration of the actual eclipse is of a certain length, the total duration of the conjunction of the heavenly bodies involved in the eclipse is much longer than just the visible eclipse. In this case, the heavenly bodies involved are the sun, the moon and the earth. The lunar eclipse is effected when the sun, moon and earth are so aligned that the earth is positioned directly in between the sun and the moon, and the shadow of the earth falls on the moon, making it look partially or fully dark; the duration and coverage of course varies depending on where you are placed for viewing, in terms of longitude location.

Folks may recall their geography lessons from the school days, and remember the concept of umbra and penumbra. As an opaque object passes in front of a source of light, it first creates an area of partial darkness (also called the shadow of darkness or shadow of eclipse). This is called the penumbra. Then when the object fully occludes the light coming from the source, we get an area of total darkness, which is the actual eclipse itself. This is called the umbra. As the object continues to move in front of the light source, the umbra once again transforms into penumbra, and we get a second area of partial darkness, after the eclipse is over. Hence the total duration of the two sets of partial darkness periods and one total darkness period, is actually much more than the duration of the visible eclipse (the umbra) only. Given the relative positions and distances of the three moving bodies, the duration of each penumbra could be anywhere from 7 to 9 hours. And so the conjunction of the three heavenly bodies that creates the eclipse effect, actually will last for almost 20 hours.

And the impact of that on our celebrations? Well, once again, as per our astrological definitions, the duration of this ‘shadow of the eclipse’ is also considered to be inauspicious, and hence the advise to refrain from conducting or initiating any auspicious activity. For those who follow these instructions, the lunar eclipse tonight puts in one more restriction on Raakhi celebrations today. Since the penumbra duration can be 8 to 9 hours, then for the given time of eclipse (10:53 pm) we must calculate back by subtracting this time. We arrive at a time of approximately 2 pm as the outer limit of this window. Given these calculations and guidance, the auspicious time for Raakhi today is(was) limited to a window from 11 am to 2 pm.

Anyway, that is just for the information buffs, who need to know the details of why. . .?? 🙂

Coming to the posts for today. Atul ji has posted one song earlier today morning, in which he has given some background of the previous Raakhi celebration days that we have had on our blog. In that background, he has mentioned that overall 22 songs have been posted on our blog, over the past 9 cycles of this festival, from 2008 onwards. As I read this statement, I was a little uncertain about this number, thinking that Atul ji is probably underestimating the count. Nine years at 22 songs computes to a little over two songs on average per festival. I had a feeling there have to be more.

So I started to check, picking out the dates for the Raakhi day each year, and then checking on the blog for the songs on that day. My hunch was correct. We have much more, in fact we have 32 Raakhi songs posted on our blog, and the number now is 34, considering the two songs posted today. The count of songs by year, as per the song lists we maintain, is given as below.

 

Year

Raakhi Day

Post Nos. No. of Songs

Song titles

2008 16th Aug 29 1 Bhaiyya Mere Raakhi Ke Bandhan Ko Nibhaana
2009 5th Aug 1729 1 Bahnaa ne bhaayi ki kalaayi se pyaar baandhaa hai
2010 24th Aug 2834 to 2839 6 Mere Bhaiyya Ko Sandeshaa Pahunchaanaa

Rang Birangi Raakhi Leke Aayi Behnaa

Abke Baras Bhejo Bhaiyya Ko Baabul

Mere Bhaiyya Mere Chandaa Mere Anmol Ratan

Phoolon Kaa Taaron Kaa Sabkaa Kehnaa Hai

Ye Raakhi Bandhan Hai Aisaa Ye Raakhi Bandhan Hai Aisaa

2011 13th Aug 4379 to 4383 5 Rakhiyaa Bandhwaa Le Bhaiyyaa

Raakhi Kehti Hai Tum Se Bhaiyyaa

Meri Bhi Koi Behnaa Hoti

O Meri Laadli Pyaari Behnaa

Meri Behnaa Deewaanee Hai

2012 2nd Aug 6351 to 6357 7 O Saawan Ke Din Aaye Re

Raakhi Ka Aaya Tyohaar Sakhi

Raakhi Dhaagon Ka Tyohaar

Chanda Re Mere Bhaiyya Se Kehna

Meri Behna Ye Raakhi Ki Laaj

Mujhe Maaf Karna Om Sai Ram

Hum Behnon Ke Liye Mere Bhaiyya

2013 20th Aug 8560 to 8563 4 Aa Birna Morey Birna

Meri Raakhi Ki Rakhiyo Tu Aan Re

Rakhi Ke Din Waada Karo Waada Nibhaaoge

Maata Bhi Tu Pita Bhi Tu

2013 21st Aug 8565 1 Pardesi Ho Hamse Rakhiya Bandha
2014 10th Aug 10065 to 10067 3 Rakhiyaa Bandhaawo Bhaiyya

Raakhi Ka Mausam Aaya Re

Bhai Aise Hote Hain

2015 28th Aug 11378 to 11379 2 Mere Bhaiyya Ho Lambi Umariya Teri

Raakhi Ka Din Aaya Sajni

2016 18th Aug 12336 1 Rakhiya Bandha La Bhaiyya

So, over the past nine years, we have 32 songs posted for Raakhi. Maybe 3 or 4 of these songs are not pure bred Raakhi songs – they are songs about brother-sister love, but they have been posted on Raakhi days, in conjunction with the festival.

Way back in 2010, when we were on our third Raakhi celebration, the blog till then, contained only two Raakhi songs (one each posted in 2009 and 2010). Starting the first post for that day (24th Aug, 2010), Atul ji writes,

This is the third Raakhi for this blog. […]

This time I wanted to post more “Raakhi” songs but then I thought that there were very few “Raakhi” songs created in Hindi movies and I wondered if I would be able to post about six “Raakhi” songs. I was delighted to find that I was in fact able to find more than six “Raakhi” songs. So I find myself being able to post my daily quota of six songs on this Raakhi day.

That day, in fact he did post 6 songs of the festival and of brother-sister love. He mentions that he is afraid not too many songs have been created for this festival. Then in 2011, we go ahead and post 5 more songs. In 2012, the count goes up to 7 Raakhi songs posted, all in one day. Atul ji is like a millionaire – many more to come :D:D. (Personally I would have been a spendthrift, trying to save some for future such events. 😉 ).

Then in 2013, the count comes down to 5 (posted across two dates 20th and 21st Aug). In 2014 we are down to 3, then 2 in 2015 and, goodness, just one in 2016. Looks like we are running out of these celebration songs. But wait, we have two posted this year, and our dear Prakash ji has identified a few more from the later decades, that we shall probably be holding on to for next year and later. 🙂

But seriously, I believe there is still some more songs that have to be traced. Reason being, well, none of us has heard all the songs of all the films. Another factor – sometimes we can guess the song’s theme by the words in the song title. Yet, there are so many songs where the title does not easily reveal itself to be of a particular theme. So then, even screening the list contained in the Geet Kosh is only helpful to an extent. Sometimes when I am doing a search, I will try to scan the lists and look for the word ‘राखी’. Most such songs are posted. Then the next two words I would search in the song index are ‘बहना’ and ‘भैया’. These two scanning efforts have turned up some more songs that are meant for today’s celebration.

Case in point is today’s song. The mukhda starts with ‘थईय्या ता ता थईय्या’ (‘thaiya ta ta thaiya’). A speedily glancing eye will just skip over this mukhda and move on. My attention was caught by the last word in the second part of the mukhda ‘जुग जुग जिये मेरा भैया’ (‘jug jug jiye mera bhaiya’). And I decided to investigate. I had not heard this song before, although I have the recordings of all songs of this film (‘Sher Khan’ – 1962) in my collection. I pulled out the song and played it. It was like hitting gold in the first trial. Turns out to very much be a Raakhi song, and coming from an obscure film, and that too quite unexpectedly.

I have this film also (it is also available online). So I pulled the film and edited out the song for uploading, because the song itself is not available online yet.

‘Sher Khan’ is a stunt cum social film, about inter tribal rivalry that involves Pathan and Rajput clans. Produced under the banner of Mukul Movies, it is directed by Radhakant. The lead pair is Kumkum and Kanwaljeet. Other members of the cast include Veena, Jayant, Ulhas, Tabassum, Hiralal, Sunder, Majnu, Madhumati, WM Khan, Jeevankala, Surekha, Samson, Rana, Amir, Prem, Shafi Muhammad, Jagdish Bhalla and others. There are six songs in this film, all from the pen of Prem Dhawan. And the music is by SN Tripathi. One song of this film is already posted on our blog. I just played all the songs and heard them – goodness, this obscure and unknown film is a gold mine of forgotten gems. Such lovely songs that were once in the hearing, have now been forgotten.

This song is a combination of a happiness and sadness. It is celebration time, and the ladies are singing a song of auspicious blessings. Meena (role played by a very young Tabassum), the daughter of Thakur Ranjeet Singh (role played by Ulhas). Sher Khan (role played by Kamaljeet) is a brave Pathan who strikes friendship with Thakur Ranjeet Singh, and treats Meena as his sister. The story is little more complicated than that, of course. It is the day of Raakhi, and Meena is waiting for Sher Khan to come for the tying of the Raakhi thread. Sher Khan has been waylaid; he fights off his attackers, gets to a doorway to get a drink of water. He discovers that it is the day of Raakhi, and then he quickly rides back to the home of Thakur Ranjeet Singh. Menawhile, Meena is singing the sad lines of the celebration song. But by the time the song ends, Sher Khan is standing in front of her, and the Raakhi is tied.

One query for the more knowledgeable readers – the lady who is leading the dance, and singing the happy portions of the song – is that Jeevankala? I request for help with identification.
NOTE: Prakash ji has checked and confirmed that the lead dancer is Madhumati. Also, one of the accompanying dancers is Shirley. Thanks Prakash ji.

This is a lovely lilting song, that soon gets into the humming domain in the mind. Once again, greetings and congratulations to all readers and friends, for today’s celebrations.

Song – Thaiya Ta Ta Thaiya, Jug Jug Jiye Mera Bhaiya  (Sher Khan) (1962) Singer – Kamal Barot, Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Prem Dhawan, MD – SN Tripathi
Chorus

Lyrics

aaa aaa aaaaa
aaaaaa aaaaaaaa

haa haa haa haa haaaa

thaiya ta ta thaiya
jug jug jiye mera bhaiya
thaiya ta ta thaiya
jug jug jiye mera bhaiya
main to bandhungi raakhi har saal
ke shubh din aayo ree
main to bandhungi raakhi har saal
ke shubh din aayo ree
thaiya ta ta thaiya
jug jug jiye mera bhaiya
main to bandhungi raakhi har saal
ke shubh din aayo ree

na sone ki thaali maangun
na chaandi ki gagariya
na sone ki thaali maangun
na chaandi ki gagariya
maangun to maangun bhaiya
main teri lambi umariya
maangun to maangun bhaiya
main teri lambi umariya
main to bandhungi raakhi har saal
ke shubh din aayo ree
thaiya ta ta thaiya
jug jug jiye mera bhaiya
main to bandhungi raakhi har saal
ke shubh din aayo ree

oo oo oooo
sab ke beeran ghar ko aaye
main hi baithi aas lagaaye
sab ke beeran ghar ko aaye
main hi baithi aas lagaaye
kisko baandhoon aaj main raakhi
kisko baandhoon aaj main raakhi
mann ki mann mein na reh jaaye
ke jiya ghabraayo ree
ke shubh din aayo ree
thaiya ta ta thaiya
jug jug jiye mera bhaiya
main to bandhungi raakhi har saal
ke shubh din aayo ree

aaa aaaa aaaaa
aaja asha toot na jaaye
teri behna rooth na jaaye
aaja asha toot na jaaye
teri behna rooth na jaaye
rasta tera takte takte
rasta tera takte takte
haath se raakhi chhoot na jaaye
ke jiya ghabraayo ree
ke shubh din aayo ree
thaiya ta ta thaiya
jug jug jiye mera bhaiya
main to bandhungi raakhi har saal
ke shubh din aayo ree
main to bandhungi raakhi har saal
ke shubh din aayo ree

thaiya ta ta thaiya
jug jug jiye mera bhaiya
main to bandhungi raakhi har saal
ke shubh din aayo ree
main to bandhungi raakhi har saal
ke shubh din aayo ree

thaiya ta ta thaiya
jug jug jiye mera bhaiya
main to bandhungi raakhi har saal
ke shubh din aayo ree
main to bandhungi raakhi har saal
ke shubh din aayo ree

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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आs आs आsss
आssss आssssss

हा हा हा हा हाss

थईय्या ता ता थईय्या
जुग जुग जिये मेरा भैया
थईय्या ता ता थईय्या
जुग जुग जिये मेरा भैया
मैं तो बाँधूँगी राखी हर साल
के शुभ दिन आयो री
मैं तो बाँधूँगी राखी हर साल
के शुभ दिन आयो री
थईय्या ता ता थईय्या
जुग जुग जिये मेरा भैया
मैं तो बाँधूँगी राखी हर साल
के शुभ दिन आयो री

ना सोने की थाली माँगूँ
ना चाँदी की गगरिया
ना सोने की थाली माँगूँ
ना चाँदी की गगरिया
माँगूँ तो माँगूँ भैया
मैं तेरी लंबी उमरिया
मैं तो बाँधूँगी राखी हर साल
के शुभ दिन आयो री
थईय्या ता ता थईय्या
जुग जुग जिये मेरा भैया
मैं तो बाँधूँगी राखी हर साल
के शुभ दिन आयो री

ओ ओ ओss
सबके बीरन घर को आए
मैं ही बैठी आस लगाये
सबके बीरन घर को आए
मैं ही बैठी आस लगाये
किसको बांधूँ आज मैं राखी
किसको बांधूँ आज मैं राखी
मन की मन में ही ना रह जाये
के जिया घबरायों री
के शुभ दिन आयो री
थईय्या ता ता थईय्या
जुग जुग जिये मेरा भैया
मैं तो बाँधूँगी राखी हर साल
के शुभ दिन आयो री

आs आss आsssss
आजा आशा टूट ना जाए
तेरी बहना रूठ ना जाये
आजा आशा टूट ना जाए
तेरी बहना रूठ ना जाये
रस्ता तेरा तकते तकते
रस्ता तेरा तकते तकते
हाथ से राखी छूट ना जाये
के जिया घबरायों री
के शुभ दिन आयो री
थईय्या ता ता थईय्या
जुग जुग जिये मेरा भैया
मैं तो बाँधूँगी राखी हर साल
के शुभ दिन आयो री
थईय्या ता ता थईय्या
जुग जुग जिये मेरा भैया
मैं तो बाँधूँगी राखी हर साल
के शुभ दिन आयो री

थईय्या ता ता थईय्या
जुग जुग जिये मेरा भैया
मैं तो बाँधूँगी राखी हर साल
के शुभ दिन आयो री
थईय्या ता ता थईय्या
जुग जुग जिये मेरा भैया
मैं तो बाँधूँगी राखी हर साल
के शुभ दिन आयो री

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Today (7 august 2017) is the festival of Raakhi aka rakshabandhan. This festival is being celebrated from time immemorial, may be for more than two thousand years or so. Some interesting tales regarding this festival are mentioned in various sources. It would see that amulets were tied by women on men (not necessarily their brothers) for mens’ protection in ancient times. It was later that this practice took the present day form of sisters tying it on brothers’ wrist.

This is the tenth rakshbandhan festival for this blog ! How time has flown ! I still remember the first occasion of Rakshabandhan in this blog which fell on 16 august 2008. I had especially discussed the song Bhaiyya mere raakhi ke bandhan ko nibhaana(Chhoti Bahan)(1959). This blog, which till then had daily visitors in two figures, got visitors in three figures for the first time ! 296 visitors visited the blog that day which was a big deal for the blog at that time. Now of course we get many more visitors these days days and we are now on the verge of clocking one crore (ten millions) visitors in the blog.

We have been discussing Rakhi related songs in the blog on every rakhi festival occasions. We have covered all the well known rakhi festival songs. We have slso lesser known as well as obscure songs related to this festival. Overall, 22 Rakhi festival songs have been covered in the blog till now.

We have not run out of songs of this occasion. In fact, there have been songs that I have been planning to discuss on the past occasion but I was unable to do so for one reason or the other.

For instance, the Rakhi festival song from “Rishta Kaaghaz Ka”(1983) was earmarked by me for posting on the rakhi festival day on 10 august 2014 itself, but for some reason I was not able to do so. This song was under consideration for posting on the net occasions as well.

“Rishta Kaaghaz Ka”(1983) was produced and directed by Ajay Goel for Goel Cine Corporation. The movie had
Nutan, Suresh Oberoi, Master Raju Shrestha, Rati Agnihotri, Raj Babbar, Gajanan Jagirdar, Neeta Mehta, Johnny Walker, Iftekhar, Sudhir, Urmila Bhatt, Jagdish Raj, Sudha Chopra, Brahm Bhardwaj etc in it.

Now finally this Rakhi song from “Rishta Kaaghaz Ka”(1983) makes its appearance in the blog on the rakhi festival occasion of 2017. Like the debut Rakhi song in the blog, this song too is sung by Lata. But while the iconic “Chhoti Bahan” (1959) Rakhi song was picturised on chhoti bahan Nanda tying Raakhi on her elder brothers, here we find Nutan tying raakhi on her chhota bhai, played by Master Raju. Gajanan Jagirdar, Suresh Oberoi, Urmila Bhatt and Brahm Bhardwaj are also visible in the picturisation.

Majrooh Sultanpuri is the lyricist. Music is composed by Rajesh Roshan.

I am thankful to Prakashchandra who sent this song in 2014 and kept reminding me about this Rakhi festival song on every subsequent occasions as well without feeling bitter or disappointed. There are many more Rakhi festival songs that he has sent me. While I will try to cover some more songs today leave me with Rakhi songs for future use as well 🙂

I take this opportunity to greet one and all on the occasion of this festival.


Song-Chhota sa bhaiyya hamaara (Rishta Kaaghaz Ka)(1983) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD-Rajesh Roshan

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

hmm hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm hmm
chhotaa saa bhaiyya hamaaraa
behnaa ke dil ka dulaaraa
chhotaa saa bhaiyya hamaaraa
behnaa ke dil ka dulaaraa
sooraj ne dekhaa
chandaa ne dekhaa
sabko lagey kitnaa pyaaraa
chhotaa saa bhaiyya hamaaraa
behnaa ke dil ka dulaaraa

tu hi toh hai meri duniyaa
kaise ye chhootegi
tu hi toh hai meri duniyaa
kaise ye chhootegi
bhai behan ke milan ki ee
dori na tootegi
jag mein kahin rahe tu
doongi main tujhko sahaaraa
chhotaa saa bhaiyya hamaaraa
behnaa ke dil ka dulaaraa

hogaa badaa jis din tu
lekar duaa meri
hogaa badaa jis din tu
lekar duaa meri
pyaar se charchaa karegaa
saaraa zamaanaa teri
kadmon ke neeche hogaa
duniyaa ka doojaa kinaaraa
chhotaa saa bhaiyya hamaaraa
behnaa ke dil ka dulaaraa
sooraj ne dekhaa
chandaa ne dekhaa
sabko lagey kitnaa pyaaraa
chhotaa saa bhaiyya hamaaraa
behnaa ke dil ka dulaaraa


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Today (18 august 2016) is the full moon day (poornima). It is on this day that Indian month of Saawan (Shrawan)comes to an end and the month of Bhaadon (Bhadrapad) begins. The singinficance of this full moon day is that it is celebrated in India as Rakshabandhan day.
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This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Hearty greetings to all friends and readers on the celebration of the Raksha Bandhan festival today.

Ok, ok, I know the query springing in your mind. No, I have not fallen off the edge of the earth. Very much here, reassuringly. Just that the cycles of fate brought in significant distractions and preoccupation for both Atul ji and myself, at the same time. The postings are just a trickle these days. But things on the personal and work fronts are keeping both of us away. Atul ji has been maintaining the trickle, whereas I have not been able to get anything on to the blog for days on end now. Long stories are often uninteresting, so I will cut it short, and say that days of drought are coming to a close. How soon, you may want to know. Pretty soon, I assure you. 😉 Hopeful to see more activity moving forward, and then we should be back to our regular output shortly.
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Raksha bandhan comes in the festive month of Shravan. This year it is on 29th August 2015. Wishing all a very Happy Raksha Bandhan.

This is the eighth time we are celebrating it on our blog. Does that mean we have run out of Raksha Bandhan songs to be posted? Actually if we take a look at the list on the right side of our blog –the list which breaks up the blog category wise— we find 21 Rakhi songs have been posted beginning with the all-time universal favourite “Bhaiyya Mere Rakhi Ke Bandhan Ko Nibhana” from the 1959 “Chhoti Behan”. The last song in this category was in 2013 by Sudhirji “pardesi ho humse rakhiya bandha” from a 1944 movie.
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Most Rakhi songs in this blog are from the golden era of HFM, viz from 1950s to 1970s, though Rakhi songs from 1930s, 40s and 80s have also been discussed in the past.

Here is a Rakhi song from the 1990s. This picturisation is intesteting. It shows a Mithun da covered from head to toes in Rakhis arrive at his residence where his three sisters are waiting for him. The sisters cannot even identify him, before the small kid accompanying Mithun da explains that Mithun Da had saved several girls from the clutches of baddies and the grateful girls had tied him with rakhis all over his body, including face. 🙂
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Today is 10 august 2014 and the festival of Raakhi falls today. Seeing that this day is not declared as a holiday in most offices, it helps if this festival falls on the weekend, like how it is this time, when it has fallen on a sunday.
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This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Time passes incessantly. And this relentless movement tends to become monotonous, if it were not for celebrations and festivals that punctuate the continuity of this passage. Time of the year again, for specific festivals and celebrations. A new enthusiasm and a new zest – to be doing new things differently.
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This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.

Greetings to all on today’s festival of Raksha Bandhan.
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“Watan Ke Rakhwaale” (1987) was an A G Films production. It was produced by Feroz A Nadiadwala and directed by T Rama Rao. The movie had Sunil Dutt, Dharmendra, Moushumi Chatterjee, Lalita Pawar, Mithun Chakrborthy, Sridevi, Ashok Kumar, Shakti Kapoor, Kader Khan, Dan Danoa, Prem Chopra, Puneet Issar, Mac Mohan, Parikshit Sahni, Birbal, Sudhir Dalvi, Ashalata Wabgaonkar, Divya Rana, Renu Joshi, Master Chottu, Baby Guddu, Chandrashekhar, Sundar Taneja, Ali Khan, Ved Naswa, Pravin Kumar, Sageer Mukhtar etc in it.
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This blog discusses Bollywood songs of yesteryears. Every song has a brief description, followed by a video link, and complete lyrics of the song.

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