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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.

This article is the 400th writeup of Peevesie’s mom in the blog.

Blog Day :

4521 Post No. : 16080

Hullo Atuldom

I have been getting reminders and ‘pokes’ (a term from Facebook) in the form of personal messages from a few Atulites who are asking me why the sudden slump on my part. Now I know what Atulji goes through when all of us question him on “Blank days”. I also am feeling like the first-follower of the blog ‘Rajaji’ who took a few weeks to reach his 200th post with ghodi pe hoke sawaar.

This slump can be attributed to the festival season and having my Mom-in-law for company. I would like to copy-paste a thought that Rajaji has written in his 200th post (sorry for not taking your permission Rajaji)

“No excuses though – if Atul can write up and post songs every single day, I just cannot have an excuse for taking five weeks for one post. :-)”.

In spite of the mentioned reasons I managed to sneak in my post number 399 and that was only 10 days back.

December 3rd is one of those days in the calendar, followed by ASAD, which has two occasions to have special posts. To start of let me wish the “Raunaq-e-blog” a very happy birthday. This was a title bestowed on the recipient in a post three years ago on this date. May she have a healthy, peaceful, musical and joyful day. May her appearances on the blog and WA group be more regular. Wishing our Ben Katie a very happy birthday. On this day I present you a song of the forever PACHCHEES romantic hero of the 50s, 60s, 70s, and the better part of the 80s. May you be as Evergreen and Hyperactive as him.

I went through the filmography of the forever Pachchees Dev Anand and found a few songs of his first decade in the film industry yet to be posted here on the blog. I had almost made up my mind about the song too. One such song was from the movie “Ham Bhi Insaan Hain” (1948) of which the blog has only four from a possible nine songs. But the hurdle for me was the name of the music director “H P Das”. A name new to me; as also the names Amir Banu, Ramola Devi, German, Niharika, Pal, G. Das etc. I decided that this movie and its songs should be handled by the more knowledgeable stalwarts of ASAD. I decided that I shall tread on safe territory and have chosen a song from a movie of the 70s.

I have seen this movie ages ago on Doordarshan and recall that it had something to do with the construction of a bridge to connect India’s North East with the rest of the country. The favoured villain of those times- Pran- played a chieftain of that region who is against the bridge construction as this will lead to the betterment of the locals whom he has kept under his bondage. Sharmila Tagore played the local girl who is ready to take up arms at her Chief’s behest and goes on a mission to sabotage the bridge. Dev Anand played the engineer in-charge of the Bridge Project and also the reason for Sharmila Tagore’s change of opinion about the bridge, its construction, and her chief ‘Deng Do Rani’ (Pran). Johnny Walker, Lalita Pawar, Sujit Kumar, Kanan Kaushal, Jayshree T., Keshto Mukherjee, Asrani, Iftikaar etc played supporting characters. The movie had music by S. D. Burman and Anand Bakshi was the lyricist. The movie’s title was picked up from Allama Iqbal’s patriotic song “Saare Jahaan se Achcha”. In fact “saare jahaan se achcha” features in the movie too in the voice of Sushma Shrestha and chorus.

Gori gori gaaon ki gori re was the first song to be posted. Mera naam yaao mere paas aao was next. Then came this song Naina soyi soyi raina jaage jaage by our in-house encyclopedia who has made some interesting observations about Lata singing with Uncommon Singers. There was another uniqueness about that song- it was possibly the only time when Lata, SD Burman and RD Burman featured together.
The last song to be posted has been Ho tushima ree tushima aa gaya toofaan by Sadanand Kamathji and it was a tribute to Burmanda on his anniversary.

There are three more songs left of which the film version of “Saare Jahaan se Achcha” is one.

Before we get on to the song I must thank Atulji for allowing us as contributors on his blog and posting my mail to him giving details of the song as my first post ever as lyrics- contributor. That prompted me to send a few more lyrics as farmaishes and then the writing bug bit me and the number of days between my posts have been steadily reducing. I know my contributions are not masterpieces but my own thoughts and feelings. How I wish I had the patience of Sadanandji to write well-researched posts. Or the knowledge of Arunkumarji whom I call Guruji or even the resources (read HFGK) of people like Sudhri, Avinashji etc. I must also mention the love of Nahmji’s love for poetry and poets and her posts have been enlightening.

Today’s song is filmed on Dev Anand and a bunch of kids something on the lines wallah kya nazaara hai mausam bada pyaara hai, galiyon galiyon khaak bahut din humne chhaani; hans tu hardam khushiyaan ya-gham etc. These were the songs that followed “Ye Gulsitaan Hamaara” but all were feel-good songs where Dev Anand is trying to cheer the crowd. It is in the voice of Kishore Kumar. It is nine years since Devsaab passed away and it feels like yesterday. Thinking of the fabulously stylish and charming actor who entertained us for decades.

Once again wishing our Ben Katie on her birthday. Let us have all the birthday songs on loop for her.


Song-Hey suno meri baat chalo mere saath (Ye Gulistaan Hamaara)(1972) Singer-Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-S D Burman
Unknown child’s voice
Chorus

Lyrics

hey
hey ae ae
hey kareeto
ae pareeto
he teeno kheya rukka
arre o denga
ae mummun
hahahahahaah
hahahahahaaha

hey suno meri baat
chalo mere saath
hey ae ae
rakh do ye teer
chhodo ye kamaan
tum kitne pyaare
nyaare nyaare
jaise ambar ke taare
saare
aage peeche khade ho jaao
aao khelo ye naya khel
chhuk chhuk chalti hai aise
dekho kaise chalti hai rail
arre aage peechhe khade ho jao
aao khelo ye naya khel
chhuk chhuk chalti hai aise
dekho kaise chalti hai rail

aao

hey ahey
is ped par meethhe meethhe phal
hey ae ae
is ped par meethe meethe phal
kitne hain pakke kitne kache
bolo gin kar sab bacche acche
aye munmun tu zara gin to
ek do teen chaar
ek do teen char panch chhah saat

shaabaash
ek ke baad hai do phir teen
phir chaar phir paanch chheh saat

seekh lo ginte hain kaise
dekho aise gino mere saath
he he
ho ho

hey ae ae
kya hai sansaar
kya hai sarkaar
hey ae ae
kya hai sansaar
kya hai sarkaar
tumko bataaun main sikhaaun
jag neeti samjhaaun
gaaun
dekho tum chor ho
haan
tumne chori ki
arre baap re
tum sipaahi
achcha
main thaanedaar
hey
tum bhaago
tum pakdo
jhoomo naacho gaao khelo chor sipaahi aaj
duniya mein chalta hai kaise
dekho aise chalta hai raaj
aage peechhe khade ho jaao
aao khelo ye naya khel

arre waah re denga
chhuk chhuk chalti hai aise
dekho kaise chalti hai rail

ek baar phir se
lalalalalala
lalalalalala
lalalalalala
lalalalalala

ek baar aur
lalalalalala
lalalalalala

haha
lalalalalala
lalalalalala


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 :

4521 Post No. : 16079 Movie Count :

4391

Today’s song is from a film which is 82 years old – Baazigar-38.

It was released just 2 years before I was born. The word Baazigar means a Juggler, Magician, an Illusionist – one who can create magic or one who has the capacity to do the unimaginable things. Perhaps, like a person who wins unexpectedly at the last minute after losing all the while, or one who turns the tables when no one expects him to do so. I have not seen this film, nor I know about its storyline, but my guess is, it must be a story of a person who was daring and changed the game in his favour when everyone thought that he would surely lose it.

There were 4 films called Baazi – made in 1951,1968,1984 and 1995 and then there were 4 films called Baazigar made in 1938, 1959, 1972 and 1993. There was even a film Baazigar-The Iron Man-2008, which was dubbed from a South Indian film.Today’s film Baazigar-38 was made by Ranjit Movietone. In the early era of the Talkie films, Ranjit was a respected big name. The spirit behind Ranjit Movietone was Chandulal Shah – who was a Baazigar himself in this film. An ordinary low level operator in the Cotton market built an empire in the film industry, like a true Baazigar, indeed !

Hindi film industry’s growth in the early years of 20s to 40s was contributed by 2 major communities. One of them was the Gujarati businessmen who immediately identified this business as the future gold mine. The other major community was the Local Marathi, who lent their brain and hard work to this industry. As the time went by, people from Punjab, U.P., Bengal and other states of India joined hands to help this industry to prosper. However, till the mid 50s it was the Gujarati Sethias who poured the finances. Financiers like Sampat Sheth, Gokuldas Pasta, Manik Sheth Patel, Chunilal Munim, Mangaldas Parekh, Abdulali Yusufali, Mohd. Ali Rangwala, Chimanlal Desai, Bhogilal Dave, Mayashanker Bhatt etc only supplied the money, but never dabbled in other departments nor did they learn anything about the film making, more than what was needed to get some profits.

One person, however, was different. CHANDULAL SHAH. He not only put crores of rupees in film making, but also learnt the technique and art of making films, direction, building organisations of producers, developing political connections and what not. He did everything that was needed to become a successful filmmaker and a leader in the industry. That is why Baburao Patel called him “Sardar”. Chandulal Shah made his company Ranjit Movietone, a force to reckon with.

Chandulal Shah belonged to Jamnagar-Gujrat. He was born on 13-4-1898. He was into the cotton trade and used to visit Bombay frequently. Later he started working in Bombay Stock Exchange. He used to visit the Laxmi films, nearby to watch shootings. On one occasion, the director of a silent film ” VIMLA “-1925 fell very sick and on the recommendation of a solicitor friend, Chandulal Shah got an opportunity to direct the balance film. Impressed by his work style he was offered 2 more films. He left the Stock Exchange job and took up the film line completely.

From Laxmi, he shifted to Kohinoor Film Company, where he met actress Gauhar Jan Mamajiwala, who became his mate for the next 50 years till he died. Gauhar used to feature in his films. With Gauhar, he did GUNSUNDARI in 1927 and in 1934 (silent and Talkie respectively).

This film was a tremendous hit and it helped them to establish their own film company, Ranjit Movies in 1929. In the next 3 year’s time they made 39 silent films. After the advent of Talkie, they changed the name of Ranjit to Ranjit Movietone. Chandulal liked to do things only kingsize. Thus he established Ranjit studios with 4 large sound stages. He also hired around 300 people in the beginning. They made ,on an average, 6 feature films every year. His studio was an assembly line production house. At a time at least 5 to 6 films were being made in his studios. He had a big army of famous Actors, Writers, technicians, directors, Music directors etc. on his payroll.

Actors like Gauhar jaan, Bilimoria, Nirupa Roy, Motilal, Madhuri, Khursheed, and K L Saigal, Music directors like Gyan Dutt, Bulo C Rani, Khemchand Prakash etc, Lyricists and writers like Kidar Sharma, Pradeep, Saadat Hasan Manto and many others were on his Payroll.

Chandulal was very proud of his empire and used to advertise ” There are more stars in Ranjit than in the sky “. At the peak time, there were about 700 people employed in Ranjit and the Government had opened a Ration shop in his studio premises for the workers’ benefit ! Khemchand Prakash did 20 films in Ranjit from 1940 to 1945, Gyan Dutt 25 films from 1937 to 1943 and Bulo C Rani did 20 films from 1943 to 1954 here.

From 1929 to 1963 Ranjit made Silent films-39, Tamil-1, Marathi-1 and Hindi Talkie films 120

Unfortunately due to a fire, except 7 talkie Hindi films, all other films were destroyed. Chandulal Shah was an active person. Besides filmmaking he took interest in many Cine Associations and also led delegations abroad. He was a keen Horse racer, better and a Gambler.

In 1944, in one day he lost ONE CRORE TWENTY FIVE LAKH rupees in cotton betting and that was the beginning of his downfall. He had to mortgage all his and Gauhar jaan’s properties, but it could not save Ranjit from ruins. He returned to Film Direction to make money and his First film after 14 years was PAAPI-1953. It had the hit pair of those times-Raj Kapoor and Nargis. For the First time Raj Kapoor did a double role, but the film flopped. Clearly the times were bad for Chandulal. All his kundali was topsy turvy !

He tried 3 more films, all failed. His last film was ‘Akeli mat jaiyo’-1963.A man who ruled an Empire started travelling in local trains and buses.

Chandulal Shah died on 25-11-1975.

The year 1938 was a year in which the film industry was trying to shed the “carried forward” load of the Silent era and make a new beginning towards a better future. Many new production houses, actors, directors and composers were in full steam and churned out films after films. major studios contributed heavily to the total films made that year. Ranjit made 5 films, New Theatres-4, Bombay Talkies-3, Mohan Pictures-6, Sagar Movietone-6, Minerva Movietone-4, Mohan Bhavnani-4, Prakash Pictures-4 etc.

In 1938, Master Bhagwan debuted as a Director with Bahadur kissan, Renuka Devi (Begum Khursheed Mirza) debuted as an actress with Bhabhi, Meenakshi Shirodkar debuted in film Bramhachari, Lalita Pawar produced a film Duniya kya hai. Surprisingly, all these 3 Heroines were married at the time of their Debut. There was a variety in film subjects – comedy, suspense, crime, social, mythological, social evils, stunts, adventure, historical, musical and various other Genres were tried in films. If one goes through the films made this year, it indicates the way the film industry was growing in its initial years.

Baazigar-38 a Costume Drama by Ranjit was directed by Manibhai Vyas- who started his career from the Silent era and became an independent Talkie director with Dukhiyari-1937. He directed 26 Talkie films. His last film was Bajrang Bali-1976. The cast of the film was Khatun, Trilok Kapoor, N M Charlie, Ila Devi, Anis, Suresh etc.etc. All the 13 songs of the film were written by P L Santoshi and Gyan Dutt provided the music.

Iladevi was a new name. Even after efforts, no information was available to me about her. From the question-answer column of the magazine Film India, I learnt that Ila Devi’s original film name was Miss Ilmas. I do not know in which religion or community, this name is used.After making her debut in Hindi films in ‘ Nishan -E- Jung ‘-1937, she changed her name to Ila Devi and acted in 6 more films. Four films in 1938 (Billi, Bazigar, Rikshawala and Gorakh Aaya) and two films in 1939 (Adhuri Kahani and Kahan hai teri manzil). After this her name is not found in any films, when I checked.

This change of name, after using one name in a film, is not unique, though,this seems to be the First such instance. I know, off hand, at least two more such instances in Film industry. Actress Ameeta (Tumsa nahi dekha fame) had used name Jaijaiwanti in her first film Thokar-1953 ( her second film kaafila -52 was released first as Ameeta,however), but she changed it to her name Ameeta from next film onwards. ( her real name was Qamar Sultana). The second example is actress Zeb Rehman who was known first as Preetibala, then she changed her name to Zeb Rehman.

There is another name ‘ Khatun ‘ in the cast. Miss Khatun Bano was born and brought up in a poor Muslim family of Lahore. As per the family tradition, she learnt dancing and singing. Once, when she was performing on stage in Lahore, the Talent hunter of Sagar movietone spotted her and she was offered a role in a Talkie film- which was a novelty in 1931. Her first film was Abul Hasan-31. Then came Subhadra haran-32, Meerabai-32, Maya Bazar-32 etc etc. In all, she acted in 59 films, till her last film Ibrat-60. She also sang 25 songs in 12 films.

Today’s song is sung by Rajkumari Dubey and Noor Mohd. Charlie, as per the uploader’s information on the You Tube. With this song film Baazigar-38 makes its Debut on this Blog.


Song-Hai koi dil lene waala (Baazigar)(1938) Singers- Rajkumari Dubey, Charlie, Lyricist-P L Santoshi, MD- Gyan Dutt

Lyrics

Haan aan aan aan aan
hai koi dil lene waala
le lo jee
lo lo dil mol
haan aan aan aan aan
hai koi dil lene waala
le lo jee
lo lo dil mol
haan aan aan aan
kya tum dil bechti ho
haan
mera dil hai itna bhola
chot lage sah jaaye
mera dil hai itna bhola
chot lage sah jaaye
mera dil hai itna komal
dhoop lage murjhaaye
mera dil hai itna komal
dhoop lage murjhaaye
le lo jee
le lo dil mol
le lo jee
le lo dil mol
haan aan aan aan aan
hai koi dil lene waala
le lo jee
lo lo dil moi
haan aan aan aan aan

aise bhole komal dil ko
dil mein band rakhoonga
aise bhole komal dil ko
dil mein band rakhoonga
chot na lagne doongaa sajni
dhoop na lagne doongaa aa
chot na lagne doongaa sajni
dhoop na lagne doongaa
kya keemat hai bol
kya keemat hai bol

dil ka sauda dil se baalam
dil de de
dil le le
dil ka sauda dil se baalam
dil de de
dil le le
dil hai ye anmol ol
dil hai ye anmol ol
haa aan aan aan aan
hai koi dil lene waala
le lo jee
lo lo dil moi
haan aan aan aan aan


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

Blog Day :

4520 Post No. : 16078

‘Tin-Tin-Tin-1959’ made its debut on the blog more than six years ago. One of its songs, viz jhoomti bahaar hai raat hai jawaan was posted on the blog on 12.08.2014. This lovely song is sung by Sudha Malhotra.

‘Tin Tin Tin-1958’ was directed by B.J. Patel for ‘Kirit Films, Bombay’. It was produced by Dhanpatrai. It had Ceasar (a dog trained by Jimmy Bharucha), Neelofar, Samar Roy, Mirajkar, Habib, Rajan Kapoor, Vishwa Mehra, Devchand, Moolchand, Bhudo Advani, Abdul Sattar, Tun Tun and others.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 06.08.1959.

This movie had five songs composed by Bulo C. Rani. They were written by Anand Bakshi (two songs) and Aziz Kashmiri (two songs) whereas for one song the lyricist name is not mentioned in HFGK.

The five songs are as listed below;

SN Song Lyricist
1) Sun sun matwaale, bach bach dilwaale (Anand Bakshi)
2) Chhori hai tu baanki, chhora hoon main baanka (?)
3) Baaghon mein phoolon ki bahaar aayi (Anand Bakshi)
4) jhoomti bahaar hai raat hai jawaan (Aziz Kashmiri)
5) Kisne loota hai karke ishaara hamen (Aziz Kashmiri)

Today we will listen to another song from this movie. This one is written by Anand Bakshi.

The song is ‘baaghon mein phoolon ki bahaar aayi, leke jawaani ki khumaar…’ sung by Sabita Bannerjee.

It seems that Anand Bakshi had taken a fancy for the phrase ‘baaghon mein bahaar’ right from his early days. He sang a song (written by him) ‘baaghon mein bahaar aayi’ with Lata Mangeshkar in ‘Mom Ki Gudiya-1972’ and before that he had penned ‘baaghon mein bahaar hai’ in ‘Aradhana-1969’.

Today’s song seems to be his first tryst with ‘baaghon mein bahaar’ and it would be interesting to know if there are other songs wherein Anand Bakshi has used the phrase‘baaghon mein bahaar’ 😊

Let us enjoy today’s song in the voice of Sabita Bannerjee. I have not been able to note down correct words at many places and would request readers with keener ears to kindly correct me.

Also, I would like to request knowledgeable readers to throw more light on this movie and its songs …


Song-Baaghon mein phoolon ki bahaar aayi (Tin Tin Tin)(1959) Singer-Sabita Bannerjee, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Bulo C Rani
Chorus
All

Lyrics

Baaghon mein phoolon ki bahaar aayi
Leke jawaani ka khumaar aayi
Meethhi chubhan si
Halki jalan si
Naazuk badan main
Huyi haaye re
La la la la laa laa la la la
Baaghon mein phoolon ki bahaar aayi
Leke jawaani ka khumaar aayi
Meethhi chubhan si
Halki jalan si
Naazuk badan main
Huyi haaye re

Bheeni si khushboo
Ho ho
Barsaati har su
Ho ho
Kiski nigaahon mein armaan machi har kali
Huyi huyi
Dil ki bahaarein
Cheekhen (?) pukaaren
Naazuk hai ye jaan
Yoon phool ban kar khili
Jabhi to kehti hoon main
Baaghon mein phoolon ki bahaar aayi
Leke jawaani ka khumaar aayi
Meethhi chubhan si
Halki jalan si
Naazuk badan main
Huyi haaye re

Baalon se khelen
Ho ho
Gaalon se khelen
ho ho
Paani ki bechain Betaab Maujen bane
Balle balle
Sharmaayi gori
Ghabraayi gori
Halki si jaadu se(?)
Ab koi bas na sake
Jabhi to kehti hoon main

Baaghon mein phoolon ki bahaar aayi
Leke jawaani ka khumaar aayi
Meethhi chubhan si
Halki jalan si
Naazuk badan main
Huyi haaye re

Aayi jawaani?
Ho ho
Hai ye deewaani
Ho ho
Achchhe bhale jee ko behkaayegi dekhna
Huyi huyi
logon ki aankhen
Dilon mein jhaanken
Aise nigaahon ko takraayegi jee dekhna
Jabhi to kehti hoon main

Baaghon mein phoolon ki bahaar aayi
Leke jawaani ka khumaar aayi
Meethhi chubhan si
Halki jalan si
Naazuk badan main
Huyi haaye re


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

Blog Day :

4519 Post No. : 16076

Today’s song is from the movie ‘Saathi-1946’.

‘Saathi-1946’ was directed by M. Sadiq for ‘Central Studios, Bombay’. It had Mehtab, M. Ismail, Sadiq Ali, Jyoti, Badri Prasad, Gulab, Majid, Latika and others.

This movie had eight songs penned by Wali Sahab and composed by Gulshan Safi.

HFGK Vol-II (1941-1950) lists the songs of this movie as given below;

S.No. Song Title Singer/s Posted on
01 O pardesi raja aa jaa Shamshad Begam
02 Woh nazron mein samaate jaa rahe hain G.M. Durrani 05.05.2019
03 Aankhon se bahe jaate hain armaan hamaare Zohrabai
04 Haaye main haar gayi, bholey piyaa Zohrabai
05 Duniya basant ka mela, kyun murakh phire akela Shamshad, Rafiq Ghazanvi
06 Kiski yaad sataaye baalam, kiski yaad sataaye Jyoti
07 Dukhiya ki bhi sun lo bhagwaan tumhi ho Shamshad Begam
08 Aabaad kabhi honge na barbaad e zamaana Shamshad Begam

So far, only one song from this movie has been posted. That song is Woh nazron mein samaate jaa rahe hain which was presented by our respected Arun Kumar ji with detailed information about artists involved in the making of this movie and also some of the actors and actresses of this movie.

I would request our readers to visit this interesting post here.

The second song from this movie, being presented here, is sung by Zohrabai Amablewali. It is composed by Gulshan Soofi. Lyrics are written by Wali Sahab.

The movie has six more songs left and they all seem to be available on line.

let us now enjoy today’s song …

Audio

Song-Aankhon se bahe jaate hain armaan hamaare (Saathi)(1946) Singer-Zohrabai Ambalewaali, Lyrics-Wali Sahab, MD-Gulshan Soofi
Zohrabai +Chorus

Lyrics

Aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa
Aa aa
aa aa aa aa

Aankhon se bahe jaate hain
Aankhon se bahe jaate hain
Armaan hamaare
Armaan hamaare
Rote huye jaate hain ye
Rote huye jaate hain ye
Mehmaan bichaare
Mehmaan bichaare
Aankhon se bahe jaate hain
Hansti huyi basti ko jo
Ujde huye dekha
Hansti huyi basti ko jo
Ujde huye dekha
Aa aa
Rote hain gale chaand se
Rote hain gale chaand se
Mil mil ke sitaare
Mil mil ke sitaare
Mehmaan bichaare
Mehmaan bichaare
Aankhon se bahe jaate hain
Armaan hamaare
Armaan hamaare

Manzil ki garaz hamko
Na saahil ki tamanna
Manzil ki garaz hamko
Na saahil ki tamanna
Ab chhod diya naav ko
Ab chhod diya naav ko
Toofaan ke sahaare
Toofaan ke sahaare
Armaan hamaare ae ae
Armaan hamaare
Rote huye jaate hain ye
Rote huye jaate hain ye
Mehmaan bichaare
Mehmaan bichaare
Aankhon se bahe jaate hain


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

Blog Day :

4518 Post No. : 16074

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2010-2020) – Song No. 97
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‘Jab Se Tumhe Dekha Hai-1963’ is an eligible movie under the ‘Blog Ten Year Challenge’ today (30 november 2020) as one of its songs was posted on 30.11.2010.

Though one song of this movie was also posted on 18.11.2010, we missed the opportunity of discussing its song on that day ten years later. Our dear Prakash ji had already sent lyrics for two songs to cover these two occasions. Today gives us another opportunity of covering a song from this movie under the “Blog Ten Year Challenge” series.

Following six posts were published this day ten years ago on 30 november 2010:-

Song Movie title-Year Remarks
Jhoome re kali bhanwraa ulajh gayaa kaanton mein Naukri-1954 All songs covered
Hamko hanste dekh zamaanaa jalta hai Ham Sab Chor Hain- 1956 All songs covered
Aag lagaanaa kyaa mushkil hai Kangan-1959 All songs covered
Maane naa maane naa maane naa Saweraa-1958 All songs covered
Ye din din hain khushi ke Jabse Tumhe Dekha Hai-1963 03 songs posted
Hamse hoti muhabbat jo tumko Muhabbat Isko Kehte Hain-1965 All songs covered

Though the blog scored a ‘sixer’ on the last day of the month of that year 2010 it left ‘three balls’ without scoring a single run 😊 i.e. 27th, 28th & 29th November’2010 were the ‘dot’ days for the blog. Still it managed to hit a century with this ‘six’ on the last day of the month. Total score of posts of November’2010 is 105. (Things like this happen in Hindi movies or specially in ‘MKD’ movies 😊

Now, in the current month, the blog is still struggling at sixty-one posts till the time of writing of this post.

Let us just take a quick look at how the blog has so far been performing in the month of November in previous years since its ‘inception’;

S.No. Year No of posts
01 2008 126
02 2009 96
03 2010 105
04 2011 166
05 2012 173
06 2013 168
07 2014 120
08 2015 98
09 2016 131
10 2017 92
11 2018 45
12 2019 42

HFGK Vol-IV mentions the following seven songs in this movie, all written by Shailendra and composed by Datttram.

So far, only three songs from this movie ‘JAB SE TUMHE DEKHA HAI-1963’ have been posted on the blog; (highlighted with their links)

Song Posted On
Ye din din hain khushi ke 30.11.2010
Chaand taley jhoom jhoom thirak rahi hai ghoongharwaaliyaan
Arey re re re dil kho gaya, dhoondhoon kahaan Being covered today
Tumhe husn deke khudaa ne sitamgar banaaya (part-I) 27.07.2010
Muhammad Shaah rangeeley, gaavat aaj prem raag
Ham aapki mehfil mein bhoole se chale aaye 18.11.2010
Tumhe husn deke khudaa ne sitamgar banaaya (part-II)

Today’s song is the fourth song from this movie to be presented on the blog. It is sung by Mohd Rafi and Asha Bhonsle.

Let us enjoy today’s lovely nok jhonk song and close November’2020 on a happy note for the ‘Blog Ten Year Challenge’ and move on to December …

If we look at the statistics of the month of November over the years, this will be the first November where number of posts cross fifties and do not not enter nineties. 😊 Out of twelve Novembers so far, seven have scored centuries, two closed in the forties, and three in nineties. This, the thirteenth November for the blog seems to be ending in the sixties today …

over to the song now …

Lyrics of this song have been sent by Prakashchandra.

Audio

Song-Arre re re dil kho gaya (Jabse Tumhen Dekha Hai)(1963) Singers-Rafi, Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Shailendra, MD-Dattaram

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

arrey rey rey rey rey
dil kho gayaa aa..aaa…aaa
dhoondhoon kahaan
dhoondhoon kahaan
ae dilruba
haaye haaye ye kya ho gayaa…aa
haaye haaye ye kya ho gayaa
dekho apni daayeen jeb mein
kya rakha hai is fareb mein
chhodo dhokha baar baar ka
kyon karte ho dhong pyaar ka

dil kho gayaa aa aa…aa aa…aa..hh

haaye haaye
haaye
mushkil ki raat mein
rehta tha saath mein
mera woh dil bholaabhala…aa
ho o o o o
chhootaa kis baat pe
nikla kyon haath se
hoga kahin kuchh ghotaalaa

dum bhar main sapnon mein kho gaya
itne mein dil paar ho gayaa
ye to duniya ka usool hai
chhoti si woh bhool bhool hai

dil kho gayaa aa..aa..aaa
dhoondhoon kahaan
dhoondhoon kahaan
ae dilruba
haaye haaye ye kya ho gayaa

hoye hoye hoye hoye hoye hoye
gham hai din raat ka
itni si baat ka
mera woh dil thha tumhaara aa
ho ho o
mera khayaal hai
mere mizaaz se dar ke chhupa hai bechaaraa

mera bigdaa haal dekhiye
behki behki chaal dekhiye
sheeshaa leke shaql dekhiye
mil jaayein to akal dekhiye

dil kho gayaa aa
dhoondhoon kahaan
dhoondhoon kahaan
ae dilruba
haaye haaye ye kya ho gayaa

ho ho o
anjaani raah par
khud se wo bekhabar
phirta tha aksar aawaaraa

alley alley alley alley alley alley
woh to naadaan thha
jag se anjaan thha
jaataa kahaan besahaaraa aa
shaayad uss ko saath mil gaya
chhupke woh Bambai chal diya

Bambai woh kis liye jaayega
kaun usey actor banaayega
dil kho gayaa aa
dhoondhoon kahaan
dhoondhoon kahaan
ae dilruba
haaye haaye ye kya ho gayaa…aa aa
haaye haaye ye kya ho gayaa
dekho apni daayeen jeb mein
kya rakha hai is fareb mein
chhodo dhokha baar baar ka
kyon karte ho dhong pyaar ka

dil kho gayaa aa aa…aa aa…aaa..hh


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 :

4517 Post No. : 16072

‘Jeena Yahaan’ (1979) haa an impressive list of actors of the new wave films but I do not recall having read or heard about this film. So, I recently watched this film on a video sharing platform. The story of the film was interesting and was in keeping with Basu Chatterjee’s favourite subject – the lives of middle-class people in urban setting.

‘Jeena Yahaan’ (1979) was produced under the banner of Jamu Productions and was directed by Basu Chatterjee. The star cast included Shabana Azmi, Shekhar Kapoor, Amol Palekar, Zarina Wahab, Dina Pathak, Kiran Vairale, Vidya Sinha, Devendra Khandelwal, Arvind Deshpande etc. The film was based on a short story written by a well-known Hindi writer, Mannu Bhandari. Incidentally, Basu Chatterjee’s ‘Rajnigandha’ (1974) was also based on Mannu Bhandari’s short story, ‘Yahi Sach Hai’. She has also written screen-play of the film ‘Swaami’ (1977), directed by Basu Chatterjee. Incidentally, Basu Chatterjee’s maiden directorial venture, ‘Saara Aakash’ (1969) was based on the first part of Rajendra Yadav’s novel of the same name. Rajendra Yadav is the husband of Mannu Bhandari.

Mannu Bhandari is one of the pioneers of Hindi literary movement called ‘Nayi Kahaani’ (New Story). Under this movement, stories are written based on the real-life experiences. She generally writes short stories on middle class women who is financially independent and intellectually capable to share the responsibilities on equal footing with men. Most of the character in her short stories are woman-centric. I have given story-writer’s background just to give an idea as to how the story in the film unfolds.

Shekhar (Shekhar Kapoor) and Lekha (Shabana Azmi) are from small towns who had made Mumbai their work place. Both are in love with each other and wants to get married. But their families are against this marriage because both belong to different castes. One day, both of them get married under Special Marriage Act, without the knowledge of their respective parents and start living in a small rented tenement. In the evening they spend time with their theatre friends with Sushma (Zarina Wahab) and Dinesh (Amol Palekar) being part of their friend circle, among others.

Sushma and Dinesh love each other but Sushma’s father is against this marriage. The real cause for the opposition to the marriage is that Sushma is the only bread-winner for the family, her father being unemployed for months. Both of them are encouraged by Shekhar and Lekha to get registered marriage which they follow and a date is decided for the registered marriage. In the group, there is Sipra (Vidya Sinha) who has lost her husband at a very young age with a small kid to look after. Lekha encourages her to start a play school for the small children and arranges the students and a place to start the play school. She is helped by her theater friends. (I think, the characters of Sushma, Dinesh and Sipra have been introduced just to jextapose the problems which have been faced by Shekhar and Lekha).

In all these efforts and also due to change of climate from town to Mumbai, Lekha is not keeping good health. Shekhar advises her to visit his parent’s house in a small town for few days for a change which she reluctantly agrees. Earlier, she had visited the place with Shekhar after the marriage for a very short stay. This time, Lekha stays for a longer period and during the initial period, she is quite happy with open sky, greenery all around and more importantly, the easy life away from the hustle bustle of Mumbai.

Within a few days of her stay, Lekha realises that all is not well in the house. The house has been divided into two parts with one part being occupied by Shekhar’s uncle and his family. Shekhar’s house is run by his mother (Dina Pathak) and Lekha’s mother-in-law (here after I will call her as ‘matriarch’) who is the final decision-maker in the house. Her father-in-law (Arvind Deshpande) has no say in the running of the house.

Shekhar’s younger brother, Shanker who is studying for BA wants to change his spectacles as his number has changed and he is getting head-ache. But his mother is not prepared to spend money for a new spectacles. On the other hand, she is prepared to spend money for some rituals to be conducted by a swami. Lekha tries to convince the matriarch by saying that Shankar’s study will be affected but it is of no use as she thinks that Shanker wanted to change the spectacle for more fashionable frame. (This shows the misplaced priorities for spending money in a rural/semi-urban setting).

In the house, the elder daughter-in-law who has become widow is looked down by the mother-in-law. Her younger brother, Diwakar (Devendra Khandelwal) occasionally visit her widow sister in the pretext of enquiring her well-being. But the real reason for this visit is to meet Gauri (Kiran Vairale), the younger sister of Shekhar. Both like each other but the matriarch is against Gauri meeting him since he happens to be the brother of her elder daughter-in-law whom she hates. With all these problems, Lekha feels suffocated even under the vast open place and a leisure life. She thinks of returning to Mumbai.

The matriarch finally decides to get Gauri married to a widower who is almost double the age of Gauri. Lekha tries to convince the matriarch that Gauri should get married to Diwakar who not only loves Gauri, but is also educated. Again, the matriarch has her own way and fix the date for Gauri’s marriage with a widower. Lekha is frustrated. She has to stop this marriage. Since Lekha has already decided to return to Mumbai, she tells both Gauri and Diwakar to run away from the town and board the same train in which she is returning to Mumbai. While Gauri agrees, Diwakar develops cold feet and politely refuse to become the part of the escape to Mumbai with Gauri. Lekha has no option but to take Gauri with her to Mumbai to stop her forcible marriage to a aged widower. In this plan, she takes into confidence, the matriarch’s sister-in-law and her elder daughter-in-law.

In Mumbai, Sushma and Dinesh have got married and are staying in Shekhar’s house while Lekha was out of Mumbai. They are happy as their parent have reconciled to the marriage. Shekhar and Lekha offer Dinesh and Sushma to continue to stay in their house until they find a house for themselves. She consoles Gauri that they will look for a suitable bridegroom for her in Mumbai. The film ends with Lekha’s dialogues as under:

‘Hum log yahin achche hain.
Ye muthi bhar aasmaan, ye chhoti si jagah
Lekin yahaan din mein hosla to hai’

[We are happy here (in Mumbai).
A fistful of sky, a small room.
But here there is an encouragement to survive].

I liked two aspects of the film. First, the director has refrained from showing the usual quarrelsome relationship between mother-in-law (Dina Pathak) and the daughter-in-law, Lekha (Shabana Azmi). The villainous elements in mother-in-law is visible but these do not turn into conflicts as Lekha treats her mother-in-law as a product of a small town and understands her psychology. Mother-in-law on the other hand restrains herself while dealing with Lekha as she realises that Lekha is not only financially independent but she is also educated to deal with such situations.

The second aspect of the film which I like is that there is element of realism when Lekha plans the escapes of Gauri and Diwakar to get married in Mumbai by registered marriage. That Diwakar develops cold feet to this plan is in keeping with the psychology of the small town where societal pressure can make the life of his parents miserable if he runs away with a bride to be. Whether Diwakar would eventually comes to Mumbai to get married to Gauri or not has been kept open in the film with a dialogue that if Diwakar does not turn up, Lekha and her friends would arrange for a suitable bridegroom for her.

The entire film is centered around the character of Shabana Azmi with Dina Pathak getting a fairly good exposure in the film. Shekhar Kapoor has early presence in the film. But during Lekha’s visit to town, he is no whre to be seen in the film. Finally, he comes back in the frame only towards the end of the film. The performance of Kiran Vairale as Gauri is very good despite this being her maiden film as per the credit titles. Rest of the cast like Amol Palekar, Zarina Wahab, Vidya Sinha, are guest artists in the film.

This film reminded me that there was an adorable actress, Kiran Vairale who has left her mark in the films like ‘Naram Garam’ (1981), ‘Saath-Saath’ (1982), ‘Namkeen’ (1982), ‘Lorie’ (1984), ‘Saagar’ (1985) etc, suddenly vanished from the Hindi films. I checked her filmography and came to know that she has not been seen in films after 1986.

The only personal information I knew about Kiran Vairale at the time of her entry into films was that she was the daughter of Madhusudan Vairale, who was a cabinet minister in Government of Maharashtra and later a Member of Parliament of Indian National Congress from Akola. I found an interview of her, published in E-Times of India, January 28, 2017 which gave me some idea about her filmy career and why she left the films sometime in mid-1980s.

Kiran Vairale was exposed to acting for the first time in 1972 when she was in class XI at St. Anns High School, in Fort, Mumbai. Farooque Shaikh who was to direct a short play for the school, came to her class and out of of those called for audition, she was selected for the lead role in a 45-minute play, ‘Mirza Sahibaan’. After her matriculation, Kiran Vairale joined St Xavier’s College where Farooque Shaikh had studied and had formed Hindi drama/music group. She participated in inter-college dramas.

It was her association with IPTA from 1975 to 1984 which gave Kiran Vairale to brush up her acting. In IPTA, she did four plays with Farooque Shaikh, one among them was ‘Doosra Aadmi’ by Sagar Sarhadi. Later, the play was made into a film by Yashraj Films in 1977 in which she had a side role. Due to her IPTA connection, she got roles in many films during 1977-84, most of which were from top banners.

During her short tenure in Hindi films (1977-86), Kiran Vairale acted in 19 films some of which I have already mentioned above. In addition, she worked in one Kannada film ‘Pallavi Anu Pallavi’ (1983). In most of the films, she got the side roles like hero’s sister or heroine’s friend.

Sometime in the middle of 1980s, Kiran Vairale got married to Syed Fahd Asad Mumtaz, a nephew of Dilip Kumar (his sister, Taj Mumtaz’s son) and migrated to USA. Presently, Kiran Vairale (now Kiran Mumtaz) owns and runs one of the largest immigrant-based recruitment advertising agencies in New York.

Since I have also discussed Kiran Vairale in the article, I am presenting the song, ‘o shaam aayi rango mein rangi huyi’ from ‘Jeena Yahaan’ (1979), sung by Lata Mangeshkar which is picturised on Kiran Vairale. The song is written by Yogesh which is set to music by Salil Chowdhury.

It is a boat song in which Shabana Azmi is seen along with Devendra Khandelwal (Kiran Vairale’s love interest in the film) and Desh Maheshwari in the role of Kiran Vairale’s brother.

This is the second song of the film (out of 3 songs) to appear on the Blog. The video clip has got full song but sound quality is not so good while audio clip does not have 3rd antara of the song but sound quality is good.

Video Clip:

Audio Clip:

Song-Ho o o shaam aayi rangon mein rangi huyi (Jeena Yahaan)(1979) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Yogesh, MD-Salil Chaudhary

Lyrics(Based on Video Clip)(Provided by Prakashchandra)

Ho o o shaam aayi rangon mein rangi huyi
paayal vaayal mere paanvon mein
koyi baandho laake nayi nayi
o o shaam aayi ee
rango nmein rangi huyi
paayal vaayal mere paanvon mein
koyi baandho laake nayi nayi
o shaam aayi ee
rangon mein rangi huyi

mujhe koyi nayi chunri dila do
mere liye naya kangna koyi laa do
ye soone se maathhe pe
kare cham cham kumkum ki
tum aisi koyi bindiya laga do
ho o o shaam aayi rangon mein rangi huyi

ye jaadoo kaisa hai jaanoon na
lage mujhe ye to jeewan mera sona
ye jaadoo kaisa hai jaanoon na
lage mujhe ye to jeewan mera sona
saja le tu nainon mein
dheere dheere ore manwa mere
koyi ek sapna salona
ho o shaam aayi ee
rangon mein rangi huyi

mere mann ki aasha adhoori
hogi ik din ye to kahin poori
mere mann ki aasha adhoori
hogi ik din ye to kahin poori
kabhi na main bhooloongi
sang sang tere saathi mere
beete ye jo shaam sindoori
ho o shaam aayi ee rangon mein rangi huyi
paayal vaayal mere paanvon mein
koyi baandho laake nayi nayi
ho o shaam aayi ee rangon mein rangi huyi


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 :

4517 Post No. : 16071

Today’s song is from the film Sautela Bhai-62. The film was made by Alok Bharti, Bombay. It was directed by Mahesh Kaul and Anil Biswas provided the Music.The cast of the film was, Guru Dutt, Pranoti Bhattacharya, Bipin Gupta, Rajkumar, Ratna, Honey Irani, Sarosh Irani, Asit Sen, Bela Bose, Kanhaiyalal etc.etc.

The film was based on a famous novel in Bangla- ” Baikunther will “, written by Sarat Chandra Chatterjee. Many people mix up this novel with another novel- ” Krishnakanter will “, written by Bankim chandra Chatterjee. Films were made on both the novels. This reminds me that in 1932, Bharat Laxmi Pictures of Calcutta had made a film ” Krishkanter will” in Bangla language. When I went into details, I found that a silent film was also made on this novel in 1927 and a Talkie was made in 1932. One more film was also made in 2007. Even a Tamil film was made on this novel -Rohini in 1953. Its storyline was woven around a forged will and it was very popular. Comparatively, Baikunther will was made only once in Bangla and now this in Hindi. This novel was based on a family issue.

The screenplay and dialogues of film Sautela Bhai-62 were by Dev Kishen and Mahesh Kaul had directed it. The story of film Sautela Bhai-62 was….

Baikunth Muzumdar (Bipin Gupta) is a small time grocery merchant, having property and money in a village. After his first wife’s death, who has borne him a child, he gets marries again to Bhawani (Pranoti Bhattacharya). Contrary to everybody’s fears, Bhawani gives her love to Gokul, the infant. When she gets her own son, Vinod, both brothers love each other, like Ram-Laxman. Gokul (Guru Dutt) looks after family business, while Vinod (Rajkumar Khatri) goes to Calcutta for college studies. There, he gets into bad company and starts drinking etc.

Meanwhile, Baikunth dies after making a will, giving all property to Gokul, on wife’s instructions, as she is sure that Gokul will look after Vinod very well. When Vinod comes back, he is taunted by Gokul’s wife and father in law (Kanhaiyalal). Vinod thinks that, being a step brother, Gokul has instigated this. He leaves the house with his mother against her will. He also plans to put a case against Gokul.

When Gokul learns all this, he goes to Vinod’s house, drags him out, beats him and gives away all the property to him in exchange of his love, which he professes with tears. Seeing all this, Vinod repents and realises how much Gokul loves him. He begs pardon and then all is well in the end.

In the star cast, you find 2 names Rajkumar and Sarosh Irani. I remember, when I was new in this Blog group, there was a discussion in 2011 about who this Rajkumar was. It was only later, when I started my research on my project ” Same Name Confusion”, I found that this Rajkumar was different from the ” Jaani” wala Rajkumar.

In fact, I found that there were 5 Rajkumars operating at the same time in the film industry, causing so much confusion that filmology details were mixed up of everybody. The first was Kannada Hero Dr. Rajkumar. However, he never worked in any Hindi film, so no confusion about him.The second was the famous Dialogue master Raaj Kumar ‘Jaani’. Third was Rajkumar Gupta ( from Ranchi), who was the main character in popular film Jagriti-54. He never worked again in any film. Fourth was Raj(u) Kumar, a junior artist, who did minor roles- mostly uncredited-in films like Shri 420-55, Jagte Raho-56. Dilli ka Thug-58, Aaj aur kal-63, Ziddi-64 etc etc..The fifth was this Rajkumar, who mostly worked in Religious and Mythological films. His name was Rajkumar Khatri.

Rajkumar khatri may have been born in or around 1940. He started as a child artiste in films like Janmashtami-50, Jai Mahakali-51 and Insaan-52. His first film as an adult was Shuk Rambha-53, in which he did the role of young Shukdev. He was a fine actor, not extraordinary, but there was something special about his screen presence. Apart from his boyish looks, he had an unspoken charm and emanated an inherent goodness. In his second film “Tulsidas”-54 he played the role of Shri Ram. He was hardly 15-16 year old then. This must be the youngest and most boyish looking Shri Ram ever seen on the screen !

Rajkumar khatri acted in 61 films, mostly Religious and Mythological films (47 to be precise). Not that he did not work in any social films, but such films were less. He was seen in films like Sautela Bhai-62, Aaj aur kal-63, Ustadon ke ustad-63, Ziddi-64, Nai umer ki nai fasal-65 etc etc. Due to his young looks, boyish face and innocent looks, he was generally given roles of younger brother. As Laxman, he acted in 7 films. His last film was probably Chintamanee Surdas-87.

In the mid 80s, when film offers became scarce, he joined Prakash Mehra as an assistant. He used to live in Chembur. He was known as Chhota Rajkumar in the industry. He worked with Prakash Mehra for a long time, as Assistant Director and as also his P.A. Reportedly, he died in September 2014. No further information on him was available. (Thanks to maitrimanthan.com for information.)

Now let us come to the other name Sarosh Irani. Normally the filmgoers are aware of Daisy Irani, Honey Irani or Aruna Irani. Few people even knew Menaka Irani, but hardly anyone knows about Sarosh Irani. Being an unusual name we debated earlier whether this is a Girl’s name or Boy’s. Here is some information on Him….

Sarosh was born to Perin and Noshir Irani on 7 August, 1948 in Bombay. He is third among five siblings, namely, Menka, Bunny, Sarosh, Daisy and Honey. In 1979 he married Mona and the couple is blessed with two lovely daughters, Sabah and Delnaaz. He did his initial schooling in Deolali’s well-known boarding school, The Barnes School. After he joined the film industry he went to St. Teresa’s High School in Bandra.
Sarosh’s first film as a child-actor was Masoom released in 1960. He was finalised to play the eldest of the three siblings in the film. Little Honey Irani was chosen to play his younger sister. The song ‘Nani Teri Morni Ko Mor Le Gaye‘ picturized on her, sung by Ranu Mukherjee.

Sarosh says “Satyen Bose was a good Director. He had a lot of patience, he would wait till we gave the shot just like he had visualised. He would keep encouraging, even enact and show us at times. He was very friendly, never rude. I had a nice time shooting with him. Soon I got offers for Aarti (1962) and Sautela Bhai (1962). I started liking acting.”

Tarachand Barjatya‘s Aarti (1962) was directed by Phani Majumdar. Alok Bharati‘s Sautela Bhai (1962) directed by Mahesh Kaul was based on Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay‘s “Baikunther Will” and had Pranoti Ghosh, Bipin Gupta, Guru Dutt, Raj Kumar and Kanhaiyalal playing pivotal parts. It’s a story of two step-brothers, the elder one a good-hearted rustic played by Guru Dutt and the younger, an educated weakling, spoiled by his crooked friends played by Raj Kumar. The film was honoured with the All India Certificate of Merit for the Third Best Feature Film at the 10th National Film Awards. The film is also known for Guru Dutt’s best ever performance as an actor. Sarosh played his childhood part.

Sarosh did a total of 5 films as a child actor – Masoom (1960), Aarti (1962), Sautela Bhai (1962), Man Mauji (1962) and Grahasti (1963). By the time Grahasti (1963) was released Sarosh was about 15 years old, an age when one is neither a child nor an adult and child stars hardly get acting assignments. In his short acting career Sarosh has left a mark, Masoom (1960) and Sautela Bhai (1962) are among our most loved films. Around 1967 Sarosh joined his brother-in-law Kamran as an assistant director. The first film he assisted on was Watan Se Door (1968) which had Dara Singh and Nishi in leading roles. He assisted Kamran on about six films including Chalbaaz (1969) and Aisa Bhi Hota Hai(1971).

After his stint as a child-actor he and his brother, Bunny started their own construction company, B Irani S Irani. In 1976 looking at favourable opportunities he went to Iran where he worked in the construction business. When the war broke out he was forced by the family to return and he came back to India with his wife towards the end of 1983. On his return he joined his brother Bunny (now retired) who by then was looking after the Irani Cafe, B Merwan which was started by their grandfather.

Since then he hasn’t been associated with the film Industry directly but is glad to see the next generation, his nephews and nieces, Farah Khan, Sajid Khan, Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar do well and make a mark in the entertainment industry. ( Thanks to maitrimanthan.com for information.)

The music director Anil Biswas, once upon a time in Top rung and respected as the original composer and a Mentor to many MDs, including C Ramchandra, was on the way to end his musical career. After this film, he only did one more film- by his friend Motilal- Chhoti Chhoti Baten-1965. Then he retired from the films and joined All India Radio at Delhi. Today’s song is sung by Meena Kapoor, Pankaj Mitra and chorus. The song is shot on Dulari and Radhakrishna. The video also shows Pranoti and Bipin Gupta.


Song-Maiyya maiyya boley baal kanhaiyya (Sautela Bhai)(1962) Singers-Meena Kapoor, Pankaj Mitra, Lyrics-Shailendra, MD-Anil Biswas
Both

Lyrics

maiyya aa aa
maiyya aa
maiyya aa
maiyya maiyya boley baal kanhaiyya
chalat chalat pag dukhan aaye
ab to god uthha le
maiyya aa aa aa aa aa aa aaaa aa aa aa

aa ha ha haa ha ha
aa haa haa haa
balihaari yashoda hari leenhe godi uthhaaye
yashoda hari leenhe god uthhaye
aah mamta ki ye chhavi jo dekhe
mamta ki ye chhavi jo dekhe
dekhat hi rah jaaye
chhavi dekhat hi rah jaaye
chhavi dekhat hi rah jaaye
chhavi dekhat hi rah jaaye
yashoda hari leenhe god uthaaye
yashoda hari leenhe god uthaaye

hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
lori ga nit rain sunaaye
bhor hi choom jagaaye yashoda
bhor hi choom jagaaye
kahe jaago o
jaago o o o
kahe jaago jaago jaago re kanhaiyya jaago
re gopaala
jaago jaago jaago

paraat mein nand kunwar ka
maa mukh chandr dhulaaye
dekho maa mukh chandr dhulaaye
jal bich sundar shyam hanse ae ae ae ae ae ae
jal bich sundar shyam hanse
jyun neelkamal muskaaye
jyun neelkamal muskaaye
sheet lage na lage natkhat hari
sheet lage na lage natkhat hari
kat kat daant bajaaye

hari kat kat daant bajaaye
yashoda hari leenhe god uthhaaye
yashoda hari leenhe god uthhaaye


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

Blog Day :

4516 Post No. : 16070

Today’s song is from the movie ‘Sachche Ka Bol Baala-1958’. This movie had made its debut on the blog on 15.12.2013 with its song ‘gorey gaal pe til kaala kaala’. For nearly seven years, thi remained the only song from this movie in the blog.

Today we are adding one more song from this movie. this sog isa duet song like the first one. It is sung by Mohd Rafi and Asha Bhonsle.

‘Sachche Ka Bol Baalaa-1958’ was directed by Bhagwan for ‘Unity Films, Madras’. It was produced by Brijmohan. It had Kum Kum, Chandrashekhar, Bhagwan, Radhika, Leela Gandhi, Kukku, Protima Devi, Jeevankala, Baburao, Shyam Kumar, Ramlal, Jani, Shukla, Kesri and others.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 16.12.1958. So, this movie will also become sixty-two years old within few weeks now.

This movie had eight songs. They were written by Saba Afghaani and composed by Nisar.

Asha Bhonsle, Mohd Rafi and Suman Kalyanpur had given their voices to the songs in this movie as mentioned in the footnote in HFGK. However, the list of songs of this movie as given in HFGK Vol-III (1951-1960) does not mention singers for all eight songs but it mentions the singers’ name for only four songs as given below;

06
S.No. Song title Singer/s Posted on
01 Dekh le pyaar mein kaisa mazaa hai, jeet ho ya haar ho Asha Bhonsle
02 Bairi paayliyaa se dar mohe laage Asha Bhonsle
03 Bane ho kaise anjaan baalmaa, dil le ke mukarte ho
04 Naiyya le hichkole, tu chal haule haule, maanjhi re …
05 Bade zulmi balam tore naina, he hi nazar mein udaay gaye
O o o gorey gall pe til kaalaa kaalaa Asha Bhonsle, Mohd Rafi 15.12.2013
07 Chaand hanse jiyaa jaley, tup hire nainon ke taley
08 Badi mushkil se miley ho phir bhi jaane pe tuley ho Asha Bhonsle, Mohd Rafi Being posted today

Only audio of this song is available. I would request knowledgeable readers to throw more light on this movie and its songs …

Let us now enjoy this second song from this movie.


Song-Badi mushqil se miley ho (Sachche Ka Bolbaala)(1958) Singers-Asha Bhonsle, Rafi, Lyrics-Saba Afghani, MD-Nisar
Both,
Chorus

Lyrics

Phir bhi jaane pe tuley ho
Bade zulmi ho sanam
Bade zulmi ho o

Badi mushkil se mile ho
Phir bhi jaane pe tuley ho
Bade zulmi ho sanam
Bade zulmi ho o
Badi mushkil se mile ho
Phir bhi jaane pe tuley ho
Bade zulmi ho sanam
Bade zulmi ho o

Badi mushkil se mile ho

Tujhe jaane hi diya pyaare
To kya baat huyi
Phir kya baat huyi
Aaj kismat se
Teri meri mulaaqat huyi
Aaj mulaaqat huyi

O o o o o o
Ye bhi kuchh milnaa hua
Zaraa khush dil na hua
Ye bhi kuchh milnaa hua
Zaraa khush dil na hua
Kaise bhala dil me jale
Aa aa aa aa
Badi mushkil se mile ho
Phir bhi jaane pe tuley ho
Bade zulmi ho sanam
Bade zulmi ho

Khile is dil ki kali
Aisi koi baat karo
Haan koi baat karo
Zulf bikhra ke chalo
Din ko zaraa raat karo
Haan ye
Zaraa raat karo

Ho o o o o o o o
Yaad ye baat rahe
Umr bhar saath rahe
Yaad ye baat rahe
Umr bhar saath rahe
Chaahe sabhi duniya jale
Aa aa aa aa aa

Badi mushkil se mile ho
Phir bhi jaane pe tuley ho
Bade zulmi ho sanam
Bade zulmi ho
Badi mushkil se mile ho
Phir bhi jaane pe tuley ho
Bade zulmi ho sanam
Bade zulmi ho


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

Blog Day :

4515 Post No. : 16069 Movie Count :

4390

(#Music Composer-Singer-Bappi Lahiri#4)
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We have discussed ‘rail’ songs in our blog from time to time. Train and/or railways have always been my favorite subject and I always love to travel in trains whenever possible. I have many fond memories associated with my various journeys in narrow gauge, meter gauge and broad-gauge trains.

Other members of this blog also like to write about rail/train. Railways, there improvement, and possibility of high -speed trains to cover two long distance points in minimum time possible, is the favorite topic of many ‘Atulites’ and specially of Raja Saab.

And our leader Atul ji has also time to time discussed rail songs in his posts. It was couple of years back (or precisely in the month of May’2018) that there was some discussion about ‘railways and high-speed trains’ in the ‘Atulites WhatsApp’ group.

It started with Raja Saab expressing his wish for an overnight journey train between SBC-CSTM. He also mentioned that maybe he is a bit spoilt 😊 by high speed travels (by train) in Europe.

Well the discussion was a long one and I am not going to reproduced it all here. (Rather I will keep some points from it for another write-up in the future).

During the discussion Atul ji said that ‘as an insider (in railways)’ he can bring the various suggestions to the attention of the higher authorities or even through his posts on the blog he can throw light on many issues and can even take a series of articles connecting ‘rail/train’ issues if we can suggest him some good songs from Hindi movies.

As usually I am, being an over-enthusiastic person 😊, I search and send many songs to our editors. Atul ji had also wrote some good posts and presented some good songs. However, no song from the lot I sent was selected for a post (till now 😊).

Today I am presenting one of the songs from this lot.

So far, on the blog we have ninety-eight songs under ‘Rail songs’ and many of them are timeless classics like ‘zindagi ke safar mein guzar jaate hain jo makaam’ composed by R.D. Burman, ‘Gaadi bulaa rahi hai’ by Laxmikant-Pyarelal etc etc.

I think R.D. Burman composed many songs in this ‘genre’ and it would be interesting to know how many other lyricists and composers are involved in creating rail songs and who are the toppers.

But then, it again is the subject matter of another post (may be the next post in this ‘genre’ could be presented with these statistics with a rail song).

One of the other Pancham composed rail song that immediately comes to mind is ‘ham dono do premi duniya chhod chale’ from ‘Ajnabi-1974’ which was picturized with Rajesh Khanna and Zeenat Aman on a ‘freight train’ jumping on ‘haystacks’. (Atul ji’s terminology) and I am specially mentioning this song now because
if we watch today’s song it immediately reminds us of the above song.

However, today’s song is composed by Bappi Lahiri.

And today 27th November 2020 is his sixty-eighth birth anniversary.

On this occasion wishing Bappi Lahiri a very happy birthday and a healthy and peaceful life ahead let us enjoy the today’s song picturized on Mithun Chakravarty and Ranjeeta, also seen is Shakti Kapoor in the picturization of this song.
(This song is also picturized on a ‘freight-train’ 😊)

‘Tarkeeb-1982’ was directed by Ravikant Nagaich for ‘Venus Combines, Madras’. Ravikant Nagaich also did the photography of this movie. It was produced by S. Krishnamurthy.

Story of this movie was written by Taarakaraamaa and dialogues of this movie were written by Ramesh Pant.
Editing of this movie was done by N.M. Shankar. It had Ranjeeta, Mithun Chakravarty, Shakti Kapoor, Rakesh Pande, Sharat Saxena, Paintal, Mukri, Beena, Parveen Pal, Naaz, Dinesh Hingoo, Leena Das, Dinesh Sharma, Kalpana Ayyer, Prem Bedi, Guddi, Madan Puri and others.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 25.11.1982.

This movie had six songs written by Anjaan and its music was composed by Bappi Lahiri. Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhonsle, S. Janaki, Kishore Kumar, Amit Kumar, S.P. Balasubramaniam and Bappi Lahiri have given their voices to the songs in this movie.

This movie ‘Tarkeeb-1982’ makes its debut on the blog and so does Bappi Da makes a debut in the category of ‘rail songs’ (if I am not wrong 😊) on the blog.

Let us now enjoy today’s song sung by Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhonsle. Their voices are lip synced by Mithun Chakraborty and Ranjeeta respectively.


Song-Ae Chhuk chhuk gaadi jab jab boley dhhak dhhak doley dil mera (Tarkeeb)(1984) Singers-Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Anjaan, MD-Bappi Lahiri
Both

Lyrics

Hey hey
he he ae
Laa laa laa laa laa aa
Ho ho ho o ho ho o
Hey he ae aaha aa aa

Ye chalti gaadi ee
Gaadi mein ham tum
Donon akele yahaan aa
Tan man mein ye jo
Sholay hain dehke
Na aag hai naa dhuaan aa

Ae chhuk chhuk gaadi
Jab jab boley
Dhak dhak doley
Dil mera aa

Arey chhuk chhuk gaadi
Jab jab boley
Dhak dhak doley
Dil mera aa

Ye chalti gaadi ee
Gaadi mein ham tum
Donon akele yahaan

Aankhon se halki halki
Masti ye chhalki chhalki
Paagal ye pyaasi pyaasi Raat
Ye mausam mehka mehka
Ye saanse dehki dehki
Honthon pe bahki bahki baa aat

Kismet se aisa aa
Maukaa milaa hai
Phir aisa maukaa kahaan
Tan man mein ye jo
Sholay hain dehke
Na aag hain naa dhuaan aa

Bhai jhuk jhuk gaadi
Jab jab boley
Dhak dhak doley
Dil mera aa

Kal tak to thhi deewaani
Karti thi main manmaani
Tujhse hi maani maine haa aar

Kismat mein thi tu meri
Kismat mein tha main teri
Hona thha tera mera pyaar
Jis din se teri baahon mein aayi
Bhooli main donon jahaan

Ye chalti gaadi ee
Gaadi mein ham tum
Donon akele yahaan
Arey jhuk jhuk gaadi
Jab jab boley
Hey dhak dhak doley
Dil mera aa

Hey Arey jhuk jhuk gaadi
Jab jab boley
Hey dhak dhak doley
Dil mera aa

Naa dar hai naa badnaami
Dil ne bhi bhar di haami
Phir kyun rahen door door
Kuchh boley ye tanhaayi
Dil thham thham le angdaayi
Donon nashe mein hain choor

Barson ke pyaase mil jaayen aise
Jaise zameen aasmaan
Haan
Ye chalti gaadi ee
Gaadi mein ham tum
Dono akele yahaan aa
Arey chhuk chhuk gaadi
Jab jab boley
dhak dhak doley
Dil mera aa

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Devnagri Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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हे हे
हे हे ए
ला ला
ला ला ला आ

हो हो
हो ओ हो हो ओ
हे हे आ ह आ

ये चलती गाडी ई
गाडी में हम तुम
दोनों अकेले यहाँ आ
तन मन में ये जो
शोले हैं दहके
ना आग है ना धुंआ आ

ए छुक छुक गाडी
जब जब बोले
धक् धक् डोले
दिल मेरा आ

अरे छुक छुक गाडी
जब जब बोले
धक् धक् डोले
दिल मेरा आ

ये चलती गाडी ई
गाडी में हम तुम
दोनों अकेले यहाँ

आँखों से हलकी हलकी
मस्ती ये छलकी छलकी
पागल ये प्यासी प्यासी रात
ये मौसम महका महका
ये साँसे दहकी दहकी
होठों पे बहकी बहकी बात

किस्मत से ऐसा आ
मौक़ा मिला है
फिर ऐसा मौक़ा कहाँ
तन मन में ये जो
शोले हैं दहके
ना आग है ना धुंआ आ

भई छुक छुक गाडी
जब जब बोले
धक् धक् डोले
दिल मेरा आ

कल तक तो थी दीवानी
करती थी मैं मनमानी
तुझसे ही मानी मैंने हार

किस्मत में थी तू मेरी
किस्मत में था मैं तेरी
होना था तेरा मेरा प्यार
जिस दिन से तेरी बाहों में आई
भूली मैं दोनों जहां

ये चलती गाडी ई
गाडी में हम तुम
दोनों अकेले यहाँ
अरे छुक छुक गाडी
जब जब बोले
हे धक् धक् डोले
दिल मेरा आ

हे छुक छुक गाडी
जब जब बोले
हे धक् धक् डोले
दिल मेरा आ

ना डर है ना बदनामी
दिल ने भी भर दी हामी
फिर क्यूँ रहें दूर दूर
कुछ बोले ये तन्हाई
दिल थम थम ले अंगडाई
दोनों नशे में हैं चूर

बरसों के प्यासे मिल जाएँ ऐसे
जैसे ज़मीन आसमान
हाँ
ये चलती गाडी ई
गाडी में हम तुम
दोनों अकेले यहाँ आ
अरे छुक छुक गाडी
जब जब बोले
धक् धक् डोले
दिल मेरा आ


This article is written by Sadanand Kamath, 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.

Blog Day :

4514 Post No. : 16067

Today, November 26, 2020 is the 31st Remembrance Day of Chand Usmani (03/01/1933 – 26/11/1989). She excelled in the roles of a suffering woman – as a wife, a sister and later as a mother. Though she was a fan of Hindi films in her teens, she did not think about an acting career in Hindi films. Her first preference was to complete her higher education in keeping with her family tradition. But her fate was written to be an actress.

Chand Usmani (Full name: Chandbibi Khanam Usmani) was born in a well-educated Pathan family in Agra. After completion of her Matriculation examination in 1949, she came to Mumbai on holiday and was staying with her relatives. During her stay in Mumbai, she saw an advertisement of the Kardar-Kolynos-Teresa Talent Contest which she participated just for a fun. She was surprised when she was selected for the participation in the contest. She was more surprised when, in the final round, she was selected as a runner-up in the contest. Producer-director A R Kardar was one of the sponsors and judges for the contest.

Even though Chand Usmani was a runner-up in the contest, A R Kardar was impressed by her presentations in the contest. He offered her the lead role in ‘Jeewan Jyoti (1953) produced by him and directed by Mahesh Kaul. Her lead actor was Shammi Kapoor for whom it was his debut film as well. The film was a box office failure but Chand Usmani’s role of a suffering wife was appreciated by the critiques.

I had watched Chand Usmani’s debut film ‘Jeewan Jyoti’ (1953) a few years back. Her performance in the role of a suffering wife of Shammi Kapoor was so natural that it did not occur to me at that time that this was her first film. With this film, Chand Usmani got type-casted for the role of a suffering wife and a suffering sister in almost all of her subsequent films of 1950s. She was a discarded wife in otherwise light comedy film, ‘Baraati’ (1954), a suffering beloved of Bharat Bhushan and a sister of villain Pran in ‘Amaanat’ (1955), an innocent flower girl in ‘Baap Re Baap’ (1955), a blind girl in ‘Rangeen Raaten’ (1956), Dilip Kumar’s sister in ‘Naya Daur’ (1957) and Rajendra Kumar’s sister in ‘Do Behanen’ (1959).

Some of the melodious songs pictuirsed on Chand Usmani in her films of 1950s in which she had lead/second lead roles are as under:

Film Song Singer
Jeewan Jyoti (1953) tasweeren banti hai kiranon se chhanti hain Asha Bhosle-Shammi Kapoor
Baaraati (1954) aa phir se mere pyaar ki kismat sanwaar de Lata Mangeshkar
Amaanat (1955) meri wafaayen tumhaari jafaayen Asha Bhosle
Baap Re Baap (1955) raat rangeeli chamke taare aaja sajanwaa Asha Bhosle
Rangeen Raaten (1956) ham jaage jag soye ri aali Lata Mangeshkar
Do Bahenen (1959) jhuk jhuk jhola khaaye re badariya Lata Mangeshkar -Mahendra Kapoor

Chand Usmani’s early films in which she got lead roles did not fare well at the box office except ‘Baap Re Baap’ (1955). She had to switch over to supporting roles by the end of the 1950s and thereafter. Some of her films in the 1960s with supporting roles were ‘April Fool ‘(1964), ‘Haqeeqat’ (1964), ‘Kohra’ (1964), ‘Anita’ (1967), ‘Khilona’ (1970), ‘Pehchaan’ (1970), ‘Khel Khel Mein’ (1975), ‘Kaadambari’ (1976), ‘Yaaraana’ (1981) etc. She got the Filmfare Award for the best supporting actor for her role in ‘Pehchaan’ (1970). From mid-70s through 80s, she did elderly roles.

Chand Usmani had a long and active filmy career till her last, spanning over 3 decades during which she worked in around 125 films. Her last released film was ‘Lohe Ke Haath’ (1990) though a couple of her delayed films were released later than 1990.

In an old interview of her in the TV programme, ‘Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan’, Tabassum had ‘chided’ Chand Usmani that she did not do any ‘acting’ in most of her films because she was in reality depicting her own personality. This may be the reason that in most of her films, Chand Usmani’s performances looked natural and convincing. Even in the midst of acting as a suffering woman, she portrays the role of a warm-hearted person with her innocent smiles. In the same interview, Chand Usmani said that she had two regrets which remained with her throughout in her life. First, she did not complete her higher education and second, she did not get chance to do variety of roles in the films.

Chand Usmani was acquainted with Mukul Dutt, when she was working in Bimal Roy’s ‘Prem Patra’ (1962) for which he was Assistant Director to Bimal Roy. Subsequently, they got married. Mukul Dutt directed box office hit films like ‘Aan Milo Sajna’ (1970), ‘Raaste Ka Pathhar’ (1972), ‘Chhalia’ (1973), etc. However, he could not carry the success as director in his subsequent films. He also intermittently worked as lyricists in many Bangla films during 1965-2002.

Chand Usmani died of cancer on November 26, 1989 at the age of 56 leaving behind her son and the husband.

On the occasion of 33rd Remembrance Day of Chand Usmani, I am presenting a song, ‘matwaali muraliya baaji re aadhi raat’ which is picturised on her in the film ‘Zindagi Aur Hum’ (1962). The song is rendered by Lata Mangeshkar on the words of Pandit Shivkumar which is set to music by Roshan.

I like the picturization of the song which gives me a feel of a real rural atmosphere. Just observe how natural Chand Usmani looks while throwing grains to pigeons.

In the beginning of the song under discussion, actors who appears on the screen are Naina, Dinesh and thereafter Nalini Jaywant. When prelude music is played, the song heard in the background is the theme song of the film which is intermittently heard in the background in low sound. The tune of the song under discussion is melodic and both the prelude as well as the interlude music are in keeping with the devotional mood of the song.

With this song, all the six songs (including a two-part song) of ‘Zindagi Aur Hum’ (1962) have been covered in the Blog.

Video Clip:

Song-Matwaali muraliyaa baaji re aadhi raat (Zindagi Aur Hum)(1962) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Pt Shiv Kumar, MD-Roshan

Lyrics

matwaali muraliya baaji re aadhi raat
matwaali
matwaali muraliya baaji re aadhi raat

soyi thhi main apni atariya
soyi thhi main apni atariyaaa
sapne mein dekhi pi ki nagariya
soyi thhi main apni atariyaaa
sapne mein dekhi pi ki nagariya
chaunk padi ho
chaunk padi aadhi raat
muraliya baaji re aadhi raat
matwaali
matwaali muraliya baaji re aadhi raat

soyi gaam soyi gaam ki galiyaan
soyi gaam soyi gaam ki galiyaan
soyi sangee soyi rangreliyaan
soyi rangreliyaan
soyi gaam soyi gaam ki galiyaan
soyi sangee soyi rangreliyaan
soyi rangraliyaan
dhoom machi ho
dhoom machi aadhi raat
muraliya baaji re aadhi raat
matwaali
matwaali muraliya baaji re aadhi raat
le gayi sudh budh chheen muraliya
kar gayi mann ko leen (?) muraliya
jaadu bhari ho
jaadu bhari aadhi raat
muraliya baaji re aadhi raat
matwaali
matwaali muraliya baaji re aadhi raat


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