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This article is written by nahm, 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 :

4935 Post No. : 16782

Geeta Dutt – Solos and Duets – 07
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I started this series in December 2020 with great enthusiasm, just after Geeta Dutt’s 900th song post had appeared in the blog.  The following 6 posts appeared in the series up to June 2021.

Geeta Dutt – Solos and Duets

1 Pandit Ho Ya Laala, Ya Gandhi Topiwala
2 Dil Ko Laga Ke Bhool Ki
3 Gaa Ae Dil Matwaale Jhoom Kar Saaz Utha Le
4 Hato Hato Jaao Ji Jaao, Jhoothi Baaten Na Banaao
5 Hamen Maar Gai Re Tirchhi Nazariya Tori
6 Dekho To Dil Hi Mein Jalte Hain Jalne Waale

There has been a long break in this series inadvertently. Meanwhile, I have compiled a list of group songs of Mohammed Rafi – Geeta Roy/Dutt with other singers.

Sl. No. Song Film Composer
Singers Year Lyricist
1 Hum Banjaare Sang Hamaare Saajan C Ramachandra
Mohd Rafi, Lalita Deulkar, Geeta Dutt 1947 Moti
2 Sambhal Sambhal Ke Jaiyyo Saajan C Ramachandra
Mohd Rafi, Lalita Deulkar, Geeta Dutt 1947 Ram Murti
3 Kyon Karta Maan Jawaani Ka Naach Husnlal Bhagatram
Mohd Rafi, Lata Mengeshkar, Geeta Dutt 1949 Mulkh Raj Bhakri
4 Lab Pe Fariyaad Hai Dil Barbaad Hai Naach Husnlal Bhagatram
Mohd Rafi, Lata Mengeshkar, Geeta Dutt 1949 Mulkh Raj Bhakri
5 Ban Ban Kar Mit Gayin Hai Taqdeer Ki Lakeeren Gauna Husnlal Bhagatram
Mohd Rafi, Geeta Dutt, Shamshad 1950 Qamar Jalaalabaadi
6 Mere Jaisi Nahin Milegi Khamosh Sipahi Hans Raj Bahal
Mohd Rafi, Geeta Dutt, Ram Kamlaani 1950 D N Madhok
7 Kabhi Ye Saath Na Choote Kisi Ki Yaad Hans Raj Bahal
Mohd Rafi, Geeta Dutt, Paaro 1950 Moti
8 Hum Hain Kheton Ke Maharaj Hamen Darr Kaahe Ka Sheesh Mahal Vasant Desai
Mohd Rafi, Geeta Dutt, Pushpa Hans 1950 Nazim Panipati
9 Humne Bhi Pyar Kiya Nakhre Hans Raj Bahal
Mohd Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Geeta Dutt 1951 Hasrat Lakhnavi
10 Ulfat Ki Zindagi Ke Jo Saal Hon Hazaar Hungama C Ramachandra
Mohd Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Geeta Dutt 1952 Rajinder Krishan
11 Kya Bataaun Mohabbat Hai Kya Parbat Shankar Jaikishan
Mohd Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Geeta Dutt 1952 Shailendra
12 Nadiya Kinaare Mora Dera Mashaal Jale Saari Ratiyaan Tarang Chitragupta
Mohd Rafi, Shamshad, Geeta, Chitragupta 1952 Ram Murty
13 Mera Dulha Shehar Se Aaya Re Do Dulhe B S Kalla
Mohd Rafi, Geeta Dutt, Sarla 1955 Pt Indra
14 Ek Taraf..Joru Ne Nikala Hai Deewala Madhur Milan Bulo C Rani
Mohd Rafi, Geeta Dutt, A R Ojha 1955 Raja Mehndi Ali Khan
15 Aaj Tera Gunehgaar Banda Khul Ja Sim Sim Hans Raj Bahal
Mohd Rafi, Geeta Dutt, Shashi Raj 1956 Asad Bhopali
16 Gunaahon Ka Chirag Kabhi Jal Na Sakega Agra Road Roshan
Mohd Rafi, Geeta Dutt, Shamshad 1957 Bharat Vyas
17 Bhaiya Kaam Karo Mat Aaraam Karo Balyogi Upmanyu Chitragupta
Mohd Rafi, Geeta Dutt, Usha Mangeshkar 1958 Bharat Vyas
18 Hamen Maar Gayi Tirchhi Nazariya Tori Chaal Baaz Chitragupta
Mohd Rafi, Geeta Dutt, Usha Mangeshkar 1958 Anjum Jaipuri
19 Do Do Hain Deewaane Mere Parwaane Baazigar Chitragupta
Mohd Rafi, Balbeer, Geeta Dutt 1959 Prem Dhawan
20 Kaun Jaane Re Baba Jawani Ki Hawa Ravi
Mohd Rafi, Asha Bhonsle, Geeta Dutt 1959 Shailendra
21 Teri Taqdeer Ka Sitaara Kamaal Hai Zabak Chitragupta
Mohd Rafi, Balbeer, Geeta Dutt 1961 Prem Dhawan
22 Takht Na Hoga Taaj Na Hoga Aaj Aur Kal Ravi
Mohd Rafi, Manna Dey, Geeta Dutta 1963 Sahir Ludhianvi
23 Agar Hum Tumhen Dekh..Jinhen Rukh Se Parda Haqdaar Bulo C Rani
Mohd Rafi, Geeta Dutt, Nirmala, Manna Dey 1964 Prem Warbartani
24 Hum Khoob Jante Hain Kya Dil Mein Hai Tumhaare – Film Hi Film
– Saajan Ki Galiyaan (UR)
Shankar Jaikishan
Mohd Rafi, Suman Kalyanpur, Geeta Dutt 1983
(1960s)
Hasrat Jaipuri

Songs at Sl. No. 6, 7, 9, 13, 14, 15, 17, 23 & 24 are not yet posted in the blog.  The song I am presenting today is at Sl. No. 17, i.e. from the film ‘Balyogi Upmanyu’ (1958).  Bharat Vyas is the lyricist of this mythological film’s songs composed by Chitragupt.  Here Mohammed Rafi and Usha Mangeshkar are accompanying Geeta Dutt for singing this song talking of hard work, fruits of hard work, farming, self-confidence, hope and a certain bragging attitude etc.  But the happy spirit of the song is infectious, and one can listen to it again and again.

The following 2 songs of this movie are posted in the blog, making this the 3rd song.

Baalyogi Upmanyu(1958)(2/8) MD-Chitragupta

Duniya Ke Anyaaiyon Anyaay Ki Hoti Khair Nahin

Mann Nirgun Ke Geet Ab Gaata Jaa

I found this song a few days ago, while looking for Chitragupt-Rafi songs, and I thought it is a very enjoyable and nice composition.  All three singers are in sync with the accompanying chorus.  I need to post some solos to even out the series.  There are too many songs by Geeta Dutt in obscure films.  I have not done bad so far, considering the songs were all new songs for me.   Hope to find some known, popular songs not yet posted to fit in the series.


Song – Kaam Karo. . . Mat Araam Karo (Balyogi Upmanyu) (1958) Singer – Mohammed Rafi, Geeta Dutt, Usha Mangeshkar, Lyrics – Bharat Vyas, MD – Chitragupt
Male Chorus
Female Chorus
Male + Female Chorus

Lyrics

sukhi nahi woh
jo sone chaandi mein hain..ae madhosh
dhani bade nirdhan hain bhaiyaa..aa
sachcha dhan santosh

ho ho oooo
haay ea
aa haa haa
aa haa
haa haa haa
aaaa aaaa
aa haa haa
aa haa
haa haa haa
aaaa aaaa
aa haa haa
aa haa
haa haa haa
aaaa aaaa

neelam aur panne se (??) hamaare
sone si chamke ret ho ooo
neelam aur panne se (??) hamaare
sone si chamke ret ho ooo
chaandi se baadal
barse gagan se
jhoome hamaare khet ho
ho bhaiya
kaam karo
mat aaraam karo
kaam karo
(ho ho  oo oooo)
mat aaraam karo
kaam karo
(ho ho  oo oooo)
mat aaraam karo

raja hain hum
maharaaja hain hum
hamein duniya ne na pehchaana
ho ho  ho ho ho ho ho ho
ha ha ha aa aa haa aa aaa
rajaa hain hum
maharaajaa hain hum
hamein duniya ne na pehchaana aa
ambar hai pyaara
chhat par hamaara
dharti hamaara khazaana
ho bhaiya
kaam karo
mat aaraam karo
kaam karo
(ha ha ha aa aaa aaa aa)
mat aaraam karo
kaam karo
mat aaraam karo
(aa aaa aaaa aaaaa)

apne parishram ki na jo miley
wo khaane ki aadat hai khoti
apne parishram ki na jo miley
wo khaane ki aadat hai khoti
hum ko to laage meethhi badi
apne mehnat ki rookhi do roti
ho bhaiyaa
kaam karo
mat aaraam karo
kaam karo
(ho ho  oo oooo)
mat aaraam karo
kaam karo
(ho ho  oo oooo)
mat aaraam karo

o ho ho ooooo
jab girtaa hamaara paseena
to ye dharti ugalti nageena
ho ho  ho ho ho ho ho ho
ha ha ha aa aa haa aa aaa
jab girtaa hamaara paseena
to ye dharti ugalti nageena aa
ham maruthal ko madhuban banaate
rituon ka badal den maheena
ham maruthal ko madhuban banaate
rituon ka badalte maheenaa
ho bhaiyya
kaam karo
mat aaraam karo
kaam karo
(ho ho  oo oooo)
mat aaraam karo
kaam karo
(ho ho  oo oooo)
mat aaraam karo
kaam karo
(ho ho  oo oooo)
mat aaraam karo
(ho ho ooooo)


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

Blog Day :

4930 Post No. : 16772

Rafi Sahab’s Legendary Associations – 09
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96th birth anniversary of O. P. Nayyar

Today, finally we arrive at a Rafi-Asha duet on the occasion of 96th birth anniversary of legendary composer of beautiful songs, OP Nayyar. I am sure, I have long back looked at this duet and saved the link multiple times in different laptops/folders.

I, for one, am most happy that this was somehow missed by all regular contributors to the blog, and not yet posted.  So that I am having a quintessential Rafi-Asha duet by OPN, which is written by Qamar Jalaalabadi.

Qamar Jalaalabadi has already featured in this series.  So, this post in about Rafi Sahab’s association with Asha Bhonsle and OP Nayyar. Film is ‘Basant’ from 1960. The following 10 songs of this film are already posted on the blog:

Baaje Waala Patiyaale Waala
Chori Chori Ik Ishaara Ho Gaya Hai
Duniya Pakki Four Twenty
Hamne Unke Saamne Pehle To Khanjar Rakh Diya
Mere Dil Pe Lagaa De Darling Apne Naam Ki Chit
Mere Lahange Mein Ghunghroo Lagaa De
Nainon Mein Sooraj Ki Kirnen
Peechhe Hat Hat Hat Babu Chhed Naa
Raaste Mein Ik Haseen
Ukkad Dukkad Bamba

To find an OPN-Rafi song, I was just going through the list of songs Music Director-wise page in the blog and I found that right from ‘Baaz’ (1953) which is the third film score for OPN after ‘Aasmaan’ and ‘Chham Chhama Chham’ in 1952, Rafi Sahab is a regular in all his films.  Rafi Sahab has no songs under OPN in the film film ‘Mangu’ (1954).

Significant, popular and hit music scores of OPN-Rafi combination:

 

Year Name of Films
1955 Mr. & Mrs. 55
Musafirkhaana
1956 Bhaagam Bhaag
CID
Choomantar
Hum Sab Chor Hain
Naya Andaaz
Shrimati 420
1957 Johny Walker
Mai Baap
Naya Daur
Qaidi
Tum Sa Nahin Dekha
Ustaad
1958 12 O’clock
Howrah Bridge
Mr. Cartoon MA
Mujrim
Phagun
Sone Ki Chidiya
1959 Do Ustaad
1960 Basant
Jaali Note
Kaplana
Mitti Mein Sona
1962 Ek Musafir Ek Haseena
Hongkong
1963 Phir Wohi Dil Laaya Hoon
1964 Kashmir Ki Kali
1965 Mere Sanam
1966 Aqalmand
Do Dilon Ki Dastaan
Saawan Ki Ghata
Yeh Raat Phir Na Aayegi
1968 Hamsaaya

This combination gives us a real treat of great songs from mid 50’s to late 60’s. I am getting the feeling that I have missed something in the above list, so it may be worth visiting again.  I have counted 200 plus songs in the excel sheet, so that makes a good sizable portion of all songs composed by OPN in his career.

Total tally of these OPN and Asha Bhonsle songs is as below:

OP Nayyar (1952-1994)

487

71 movies (562)
Asha Bhonsle

2887

7874

As for Rafi-Asha Bhonsle duets, 547 of these are posted on the blog.  Compare this with 348 Rafi-Lata duets in the blog. At a guess there are around 450 Rafi-Lata duets, as compared to anything between 650-700 Rafi-Asha duet songs. Rafi-Asha duets are too many to go through at short notice.  So I will surmise to say that these two have sung many iconic and classic songs under numerous music directors, like OPN, SDB, RDB, Ravi, Chitragupt, Kalyanji Anandji etc.

So here’s is song, a duet by OPN in the film ‘Basant’ (1960).  The year 1960 is the peak of OPN, but he was to go on to give greater musical treat to Hindi film music in the 60’s, with Rafi and without Rafi in a rare instance.  His association with Asha Bhonsle is a long one, which eliminated the need for more than one female playback singer in a film’s score.  Asha Bhonsle is the most versatile singer to have graced the Hindi film playback field.  No doubt, OPN has a big role to play in shaping Asha’s career, in the face of stiff competition from her sister Lata Mangeshkar, who ruled the field for more than 30 years.

OP Nayyar has the distinction of having succeeded in the film industry music scene, without having Lata Mangeshkar sing a single song for him.  It makes a big statement about OP Nayyar, to have withstood this sort of situation and survived spectacularly, swimming against the tide.

The song must have been filmed on Shammi Kapoor and Nutan, seeing they are the lead pair of the film.  Johnny Walker and Kammo are another pair in the film, but the song is sounding like a Shammi Kapoor song. So this one is also among the last few Rafi songs on Shammi Kapoor, to be posted here on this blog. Rafi-Shammi Association details have to wait for another day.


Song – O Madam Nancy You Are My Fancy (Basant) (1960) Singer – Mohammed Rafi, Asha Bhosle Lyrics – Qamar Jalaalabaadi, MD – OP Nayyar

Lyrics

oooooo
o madam nancy ee eee
you are my fancy ee eee
hmmm hmmm mmm
jis ladki se pyar karoon
woh bole no vancancy ee eeea
o madam nancy ee eee
you are my fancy ee eee
ha haa aaaaa
jis ladki se pyar karoon
wo bole no vancancy ee eeea
o madam nancy ee eee
you are my fancy ee eee

machli hui yeh jawaaniyan
main kya karun
chaaron taraf mastaaniyan
main kya karun oonoon
aaa aaaaaa
machli hui yeh jawaaniyan
aaa aaaaaa
main kya karun
ghoom ghoom ke
jhoom jhoom ke
dil se dil milaa le
o madam nancy ee eee
ah ha ha haa aa
you are my fancy ee eee
ha haa aaaaa
jis ladki se pyar karoon
wo bole no vancancy ee eeea
o madam nancy ee eee
ah ha ha haa aa
you are my fancy ee eee

kar na ishaare saajna
mera dil gayaa aa aa aaaaa
kar na ishaare saajna
mera dil gayaa aa
narm kalejaa zaalima
mera hil gayaa aa aaaa
kar na ishaare saajna
aaaa aaaaaa aaaaaaaa
mera dil gayaa aa
aaaa aaaaaa aaaaaaaa
dil to ek hai
ishq lakh hain
jaa re zaalima jaa
o madam nancy ee eee
ah ha ha haa aa
you are my fancy ee eee
hey ea ea ea
jis ladki se pyar karoon
woh bole no vancancy ee eeea
o madam nancy ee eee
ah ha ha haa aa
you are my fancy ee eee

yoon itraa ke na chalo
dar jaaungaa
yun itthlaa ke na chalo
mar jaaungaa aaa
yoon itraa ke na chalo
ha haa aaaaa
dar jaaungaa
ha haa aaaaa
gol gol hai
kitna bol hai
phool se mukhde kaa
o madam nancy ee eee
ah ha ha haa aa
you are my fancy ee eee
hmmm hmmm mmm
jis ladki se pyar karoon
woh bole no vancancy ee eeea
o madam nancy ee eee
ah ha ha haa aa
you are my fancy ee eee

 


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

Blog Day :

4928 Post No. : 16767

Rafi Sahab’s Legendary Associations – 08
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14 Jan – Remembrance Day of Chitragupta

Chitragupta has recorded 260 plus songs with Rafi Sahab for Hindi and Bhojpuri films during the period 1950 to 1980.  Having gone through the whole list of these songs, I have come to the conclusion that I am a creature of radio.  The songs heard on radio long back ring a bell and I am drawn to them.  There are other well-known songs, which I had not heard on the radio as a child, they don’t make this short list of my personal favorites.

Chal Ud Ja Re Panchhi Ke Ab Ye Des Hua Begaana

Chali Chali Re Patang Meri Chali Re

Laagi Chhoote Na Ab To Sanam

Deewaana Aadmi Ko Banaati Hain Rotiyaan

Teri Duniya Se Door Chale Ho Ke Majboor

Koi Bata De Dil Hai Jahaan

Mujhe Dard e Dil Ka Pata Na Tha

Jaag Dil e Deewaana Rut Jaagi Vasl e Yaar Ki

Ye Parbaton Ke Daayera Ye Shaam Ka Dhuaan

There are some songs, which I have discovered in recent years and written posts for them too.  But since I can’t recall the tune and the lyrics and the feel of the song, by just looking at the mukhda, is not the songs fault.  So, if some people find their personal favorites missing from the above list of Rafi Sahab’s solos and duets under Chitragupta, they can blame me.

 Today is the 31st death anniversary of veteran music director Chitagupta, who has composed 1000 plus song in his long career from 1940’s to 80’s. In commemoration, I am discussing a Rafi solo, composed by Chitragupta and written by Manohar Khanna for the film ‘Zindagi ke Mele’(1956). Only two songs from this film are posted in the blog.

Kar Le Ri Solah Singaar
Tu Meri Heroine Main Tera Hero

It is said that Chitragupta never reached the status of A grade music directors.  But from where I can see, it doesn’t make any difference in the long run.  Because his compositions have survived the test of time, just like most of the melodious and memorable work done by all the music directors of the golden era of Hindi film music.  The field was crowded in the 50’s with talented and established MD’s and also with new aspirants.  The songs of all the composers are equally appreciated and loved.  I have always found the unheard (by me) songs of Chitragupt, very melodious and likable, with a spirit of their own.  They make their mark and leave an impression, with their rustic flavor.  I always make it a point to listen to his songs whenever they appear in the blog, especially solo songs of Lata Mangeshkar.  500 of these songs are already posted in the blog, as can be seen in the table.

Chitragupta 500 139 movies (1057)
Manohar Lal Khanna 46

The song is lamenting the society and its remorseless, paralyzed state in the face of injustice.  ‘Duniya Waalon’ are the mute spectators of an unjust practice, which those suffering it do not deserve.  And those who standby and do nothing to stop the injustice, cruelty and ugliness in the society are to be equally held responsible, because they had the means to oppose the practice and should have raised their voices.  But they chose to do nothing, and there have been very few social reformers in India who have actively worked to stop this practice of ‘dahej’.  The experience of civilizational development has shown that making criminal laws, has not worked in reducing the crimes.  Crimes continue to increase, despite stringent laws.  The reforms have to stem from the value system in the society.   Like many other social evils, the ‘dahej’ and dowry system has become a part of the landscape in our enlightened society.  Here we think that we are the culture and we have learnt to turn the other way, in the name of civilized and appropriate behavior.

The truth camouflaged into lies and lies camouflaged as truth.

The movie title ‘Zindagi Ke Mele’ reminds me of the iconic song, this unforgettable Rafi solo :

ye zindagi ke mele
ye zindagi ke mele
duniyaa mein kam na honge
afsos ham na honge


Song – Saji Sajaai Dulhan Reh Gayi Baabul Neer Bahaaye (Zindagi Ke Mele) (1956) Singer – Mohammed Rafi, Lyrics – Manohar Khanna, MD – Chitragupt

Lyrics

dhan se baandhe..ea
preet ka bandhan..nn
yeh kaahe ki preet
roop na dekhe..ea
daulat dekhe..ea..ea
ye iss jag ki..ee reet

saji sajaayi
dulhan reh gayi
baabul neer bahaaye
o duniyaa waalo
kaisa tumhaara nyaaye
saji sajaayi
dulhan reh gayi
baabul neer bahaaye
o duniyaa waalo
kaisa tumhaara nyaaye

beh gaye armaan
aansoo ban ke
ho ooo ooo
phool bane angaaray
baap chhupaaye
munh beti se
aaj sharam ke maare
maiyya roye
sau sau aansoo
dwaar se doli
lauti jaaye
o duniyaa waalo
kaisa tumhaara nyaaye
saji sajaayi
dulhan reh gayi
baabul neer bahaaye
o duniyaa waalo
kaisa tumhaara nyaaye

dhan ke liye
nirdhan ki beti
ho oo oooo
bin byaahi reh jaaye
duniyaa ki in rasmon ko
bhagwaan aag lag jaaye..ea..ea
bhagwaan aag lag jaaye
maathhe lagaa hai daag jo kaala
iss ko kaun mitaaye
o duniyaa waalo
kaisa tumhaara nyaaye
saji sajaayi
dulhan reh gayi
baabul neer bahaaye
o duniyaa waalo
kaisa tumhaara nyaaye

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Nahm)
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धन से बान्धे॰॰ए
प्रीत क बन्धन॰॰न्न
येह काहे कि प्रीत
रूप न देखे॰॰ए
दौलत देखे॰॰ए॰॰ए
ये इस जग कि रीत

सजी सजाई
दुल्हन रह गयी
बाबुल नीर बहाये
ओ दुनिया वालो
कैसा तुम्हारा न्याय
सजी सजाई
दुल्हन रह गयी
बाबुल नीर बहाये
ओ दुनिया वालो
कैसा तुम्हारा न्याय

बेह गये अरमां
आन्सू बन के
हो ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ
फूल बने अन्गारे
बाप छुपाये
मुँह बेटी से
आज शरम के मारे
मैय्या रोये
सौ सौ आन्सू
द्वार से डोली
लौटी जाये
ओ दुनिया वालो
कैसा तुम्हारा न्याय
सजी सजाई
दुल्हन रह गयी
बाबुल नीर बहाये
ओ दुनिया वालो
कैसा तुम्हारा न्याय

धन के लिये
निर्धन कि बेटी
हो ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ
बिन ब्याही रह जाए
दुनिया की इन रस्मों को
भग्वान आग लग जाये॰॰ए॰॰ए
भग्वान आग लग जाये
माथे लगा है दाग जो काला
इस को कौन मिटाये
ओ दुनिया वालो
कैसा तुम्हारा न्याय
सजी सजाई
दुल्हन रह गयी
बाबुल नीर बहाये
ओ दुनिया वालो
कैसा तुम्हारा न्याय


This article is written by nahm, 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 :

4927 Post No. : 16765

It was the 19th death anniversary of Qamar Jalaalabadi on 9th January 2022. Some months ago, I found this very sweet and sad solo song by Rafi Sahab and it is been in my drafts all this while. The movie is ‘Gauna’ of 1950. Lyricist is Qamar Jalaalabadi and composers are Husnlal-Bhagatram.

It is a poignant rendition of a short 4 sha’ir ghazal. The following three songs from this movie are posted in the blog out of total 7 songs.

Song Date of post
Ban ban ke mit gayin hain taqdeer ki lakeeren 26 February 2012
Aaj kisi se ho gayin aankhen chaar chaar chaar 22 October 2016
Mere dil ko jalaaya na karo 10 June 2021

This is a very interesting music score actually with songs by Geeta Dutt, Lata Mangeshkar and Shamshad begum, along-with a Shamshad-Geeta duet, remaining to be posted. This will be a treat to discover, listen and post one by one.

This is the present tally of the creators of this song, in the blog:

artist Songs in the blog Songs of artist in his career
Husnlal Bhagatram 303 50 movies (451)
Qamar Jalalabadi 400 721
Rafi 3171 4846

It appears that only audio of these songs are available. This movie was directed by Amiya Chakrobarty and had actors like Anoop Kumar, Purnima, Wasti, Usha Kiran, Indumati, S. Nazir and Kesari.

Audio Link:

Song-Maangi muhabbat mili judaayi (Gauna)(1950) Singer-Mohammad Rafi, Lyrics-Qamar Jalalabaadi, MD-Husnlal-Bhagatram

Lyrics

Toote huye dil se mere
Awaaz yeh aayi ee ee
Bhagwan na dushman ko bhi de
Dard-e-judaayi ee
Maangi muhobbat
Mili judaayi ee
Maangi muhobbat
Mili judaayi ee
Duniyaa waale
Teri duhaayi
Teri duhaayi
Maangi muhobbat
Mili judaayi ee
Duniyaa waale
Teri duhaayi
Teri duhaayi

Aaye thhe deewaane ae
Ban ke
Jaate hain aen
Begaane ban ke ae
Duniyaa tujh ko
Dayaa na aayi
Maangi muhobbat
Mili judaayi ee
Maangi muhobbat
Mili judaayi ee
Duniyaa waale
Teri duhaayi
Teri duhaayi

Mera aaa
Pyaar mitaane waale ae
O taqdeer banaane waale
Yeh kaisi taqdeer banaayi
Maangi muhobbat
Mili judaayi ee
Maangi muhobbat
Mili judaayi ee
Duniyaa waale
Teri duhaayi
Teri duhaayi
Maangi muhobbat
Mili judaayi ee
Duniyaa waale
Teri duhaayi
Teri duhaayi


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

Blog Day :

4920 Post No. : 16750

55th birthday of A. R. Rehman
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A. R. Rehman – The musician of 21st century – 1
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Out beyond ideas of wrong doing and right doing, there is a field. I will meet you there. – Rumi

Some years ago, I received a Whatsapp forward featuring a sketch with Rumi’s character, in a 21st century setting. This requires careful description, so you all please be patient with me.

There he was, 13th century persian poet and philosopher, Jalaludding Rumi, turban and all, sitting on one end of a small primitive boat. A boat that fits in a New York apartment’s living room. Guess who is doing the honors of ‘Chappu chalauing’ at the other end of the boat? It was Chandler, of ‘Friends’ fame. Imagine a boat on the floor of a city living room, at one end Chandler is roving the boat and Rumi is sitting on the other end. The caption with it, also in 21st century English, read “When you are looking for a Roomie and misspell it!”

Ha Ha Ha Ha. If no one is laughing, I have only myself to blame for thinking of Rumi. “ham wahan hain jahan se ham ko bhi kuchh hamaari khabar nahi aati”

I have been exposed to some episodes of ‘Friends’, so identifying Chandler was the easy bit in the caricature. I could connect, the word “Roomie” to Rumi after some deliberation, but never having seen Rumi, or his picture or sketch, I was wondering who is the peasant in the boat. And what is a boat doing in the living room? It transpired that Rumi had arrived in his boat in response to the ad posted by Chandler for a roomie, as he misspelt it as Rumi. Since in Rumi’s time the preferred mode of transport was a boat, Persia is sure to have been full of rivers. Or canals, like Venice.

But I quite liked the idea of a boat in the living room. I did contemplate, on a real-life boat, the size of a two-three seater sofa, which was available for sale in a handicraft shop in Alleppy, Kerela. I could not figure out a way of transporting it to Mumbai, so had to drop the idea. I have a few embellished display size boats, but it is not the same. Now, after writing all this, I am thinking I should make another attempt at it.

At least a boat is doable, but imagine if someone is fond of trains, how will they get them in the living room. Trains are good for travelling, they take you from Point A to Point B, that is their usefulness. I have seen a train on the dining table with tracks and all, for movement of serving dishes, somewhere in a museum, probably. Now that is nice idea, if the kitchen is next of the dining section, a train can be made and for variety, a tunnel or two can added in the landscape. My imagination is running away with me.

I have finally arrived at the destination point, i. e. a train song. An iconic song for our generation of movie goers. A sufiana song written by Gulzar and composed by A. R. Rehman for Dil Se(1998). Singers are Sukhwinder Singh and Sapna Awasthi. There is a lot of trivia available here about this song. There is this page too, which states that this song and video was at 9th position in the poll for top 10 all time songs, for which people from 55 countries voted. This poll was conducted by BBC world service.

The original composition of a solo by Sukhwinder Singh titled “Thaiyya thaiya” is also part of the movie’s song track, though it was not used in the film. The song begin with the lines “Eid aayi mera yaar nayi aaya”, but it is actually based on Bulle Shah’s “Tere ishq nachaya kar thhaiya thhaiya”. The version is mostly in Punjabi, with the same tune. So, I thought maybe that should be treated as a separate song.

These films songs are among the best of A. R. Rehman, Gulzar and Lata Mangeshkar. And they will be the best of Udit Narayan & Mahalaxmi Iyer(Aye Ajnabi), Sonu Nigam & Kavita Krishnamurthy(tu hi tu satragi re), Sukhwinder Singh and Sapna Awasthi(Chhaiyya chhaiyya).

The song becomes iconic due to its picturization of a group of dancers, with Shah Rukh Khan and Malaika Arora, dancing atop a running train. It is shot in location of Ooty. This is also the best of Farah Khan’s choreography. This is among the first few outdoorsy songs I shortlisted for posting in the blog.

Gulzar sahab is talking of ‘Jannat’ and ‘Firdaus’, which means Paradise. ‘Gulposh is invisible, kaayenaat is universe, Taaveez is talisman, ‘aayat’ is sentence/verse(scholars say ‘aayat’ in the quranic context are niether sentence nor verse, it is an entirely different unit of deliverance) of Al-Quran which are in Arabic. What Gulzar sahab may mean in this line ‘mera naghma wahi mera kalma wahi’, is that ishq as a philosophy is my song, my first and last word.

wo yaar hai jo khushboo ki tarah
jis ki zubaan urdu ki tarah

The first thought the word ‘Urdu’ invokes in the minds of Urdudaan as well as non-urdudaan, is its sweetness (Shireen) and cultured-ness(muhazzib). These two things ‘shireeni’ and ‘tehzeeb’ go hand in hand and are two sides of the same coin. This literally means, the object of ishq is anything that has flagrant aura and talks speaks and sings with a sweetness. Fragrance is a thing which is also pure, clean and invisible. Sincerity and unpretentiousness, plus a sweet way of conduct and speech is:

Meri shaam raat
Meri kaayenaat

Shaam is a time of relaxation and liesure and raat is for resting. ‘Kaayenaat’ is my ‘universe of abundance’. So there goes, if the object of my ishq is, the highest ideals of sincerity and good conduct, then it will be my contentment and happiness for which sky in the limit. Is this the salvation and moksh in this life?

Saare ishq ki chhaaon chale chhainyya chhainya
Paaon jannat chale chale chal chhainyya chhainyya

And

Jin ke sar ho ishq ki chhaaon
Paaon ke neeche jannat hogi

They both mean the same, that those who live under the shade of such an ishq, heaven/paradise is theirs.

Remembering Jalaluddin Rumi and his philosophy is eventually justified by Gulzar sahab’s this master piece. Maybe the quote is the wrong one, the correct one is this:

“There is no salvation for the soul but to fall in love. Only lovers can escape out of these two worlds.” – Rumi

I have been thinking for sometime now that there so many iconic songs composed by ARR, that a garland or a necklace of these gems can be made. So I have chosen myself to do this series. The first episode is this song, starting on the birthday of ARR. I have done a few posts of his songs in the blog earlier for songs of ‘lagan’ ‘zubieda’ ‘sapney’ etc. This is by far an ambitious series for me to undertake, as it is very difficult to fit theses gems in a particular form to complete a cohesive design of the necklace. I will play by the ear, and God willing try to complete this series in 2022.

Video:

Audio:

Song-Chal Chhainyya chhainyya chhainyya chhainyya (Dil Se) (1998) Singers-Sukhwinder Singh, Sapna Awasthi, Lyrics-Gulzar, MD-A R Rahman
Both

Lyrics

Jin ke sar ho oo
ishq ki chhaaon
Paaon ke neeche jannat hogi ee ee
jin ke sar ho ishq ki chhaaon

chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
hhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya

saare ishq ki chhaaon chale
chhainyya chhainyya
saare ishq ki chhaaon chale
chhainyya
paaon jannat chale
chal chhainyya chhainyya
paaon jannat chale
chal chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya

wo yaar hai jo khushboo ki tarah
jis ki zubaan urdu ki tarah
meri shaam raat
meri kayenaat
wo yaar mera
sainyya sainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya

chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya aa

gulposh kabhi
itraayen kahin
mehke to nazar aa jaaye kahin een
gulposh kabhi
itraayen kahin
mehke to nazar aa jaaye kahin
taaweez banaa ke pehnu usse
aayat ki tarah mil jaaye kahin
taaweez banaa ke pehnu usse
aayat ki tarah mil jaaye kahin
gulposh kabhi
itraaye kahin
mehke to nazar aa jaaye kahin
taaweez banaa ke pehnu usse
aayat ki tarah mil jaaye kahin

wo yaar hai jo imaan ki tarah
mera naghma wahi mera kalma wohi
mera naghma naghma
mera kalma kalma
mera naghma naghma
mera kalma kalma
mera naghma naghma
mera kalma kalma
mera naghma naghma
mera kalma kalma

yaar misaal-e-aas chale
paaon ke tale firdaus chale
kabhi daal daal
kabhi paat paat
main hawaa pe dhoondoon
uss ke nishaan
saare ishq ki chhaaon chale
chhainyya chhainyya
saare ishq ki chhaaon chale
chhainyya
paaon jannat chale
chal chhainyya chhainyya
paaon jannat chale
chal chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya

main uss ke roop ka shaidaayi
wo dhoop chhaaon se harjaayi
wo shokh hai rang badaltaa hai
main rang roop ka saudaayi
main rang roop ka saudaayi

Jin ke sar ho oo
ishq ki chhaaon
Paaon ke neeche jannat hogi ee ee
jin ke sar ho ishq ki chhaaon
Jin ke sar ho oo
ishq ki chhaaon
Paaon ke neeche jannat hogi ee ee
jin ke sar ho ishq ki chhaaon
shaam raat
meri kayenaat
wo yaar mera
sainyya sainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya aa

saare ishq ki chhaaon chale
chhainyya chhainyya
saare ishq ki chhaaon chale
chhainyya
paaon jannat chale
chal chhainyya chhainyya
paaon jannat chale
chal chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya

wo yaar hai jo khushboo ki tarah
wo jis ki zubaan urdu ki tarah
meri shaam raat
meri kayenaat
wo yaar mera
sainyya sainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya

chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya
chal chhainyya chhainyya
chhainyya chhainyya


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

Blog Day :

4919 Post No. : 16747

C Ramchandra – 40th remembrance day anniversary on 05/01/2022
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Rafi Sahab’s Legendary Associations – 7
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Rafi sahab sang 80 + songs under C. Ramchandra, starting from 1946 to 1977 beginning with Bachchon ka Khel(1) and Safar(2) in 1946. This is followed by 6 songs in ‘Saajan’(1947), two each in “Khidki’ and ‘Nadiya ke Paar’ in 1948.

Two of the most melodious Solos, which made both Rafi sahab and C. Ramchandra , famous have seen the light of day by this time. ‘These are ‘keh ke bhi na aaye tum, ab chhupne lage taare’ in Safar 1946 and ‘ham ko tumhaara hi aasra tum hamaare ho na ho’ in Saajan 1947. Geeta Dutt, Lalita Deulkar and Shamshad Begum feature in group songs and duets with Rafi in all these films till 1949.

Then there is Duniya 1949 with Suraiyya, where Rafi sahab sings two duets and two solos.

‘Namoona’ 1949 has the first ever Rafi-Lata Duet (tadpa ke mujhe ab chhod diya ) under C. Ramchandra.

There are no more solos for Rafi Sahab, till ‘Insaaniyat’ 1955, where Rafi Sahab is part of 11 songs including 5 solos, out of total 17 songs in the film. The journey continued with films like Lutera 1955, ‘Nausherwan-e-adil’ in 1957, ‘Amar Deep’ in 1958, ‘Paigham’ in 1959 and ‘Sarhad’ in 1960. Here they both take a break from each other, I mean C. Ramchandra and Rafi Sahab, till 1970 where they work together for “Rootha na karo”. Lastly Rafi Sahab sings teams up with C. Ramchandra in 1977 for the film ‘Akbar Saleem Anarkali’ where he sings 3 duets with the south Indian legend P. Susheela.

The association seems inconsistent, with gaps in between, and appears inadequate. But by 1960 Rafi Sahab had made his name as the foremost playback singer and C. Ramchandra’s career was petering out. The fact that C. Ramchandra himself was a singer of repute, could have been one of the reasons for there being so less songs in the 50’s decade. While Rafi sahab was giving block buster musical scores for established and non-established composers through 50’s, C. Ramchandra was also making great music with films like ‘Anarkali’, Shabistaan, Albela, Azaad and Navrang etc.

The song I am presenting in this tribute post on remembrance day for C. Ramchandra is a duet song from the film ‘Saanwariya’ 1949. Lalita Deulekar is the co-singer in this song, which is written by P. L. Santoshi. I have counted 30+ songs written by P. L. Santoshi in the excel sheet of Rafi songs, between 1948 to 1968. With Lalita Deulkar, there are total 8 songs including 2 group songs.

Here is the total no. of songs to the credit of all three, composer, lyricist and co singer and the songs posted in the blog:

Artist Songs in blog Songs in HFM career
C Ramchandra(1942-1978) 556 110 movies(907)
P L Santoshi 212 664
Lalita Dewoolkar 34

The following 6 songs from Sanwariya (1949) are already posted in the blog:

Song Date of post
Preet kiye pachhtaayee re saanwariya 30 september 2012
Duaa dene waalon hamen do duaayen 2 October 2012
Jaani re hum jaani re 22 January 2013
Chale gaye angrez english gaana nahin achcha 5 May 2014
Oonchi neechi hai sadak ghoda jaaye na bhadak 29 July 2016
Bedard zamaane mein dekho…Duniya waalon dil khol hanso 20 December 2017

The present song in 7th out of ten songs in the film. Only audio link is available, but from the lyrics it appears to be a ‘holi’ song. Quite a spirited song with chorus and the chhed-chhad mode, which is usually the case with holi songs.

While writing down the lyrics, I had to take the help of head phones, as this is a very old song, almost 73 years old. The audio quality is sometimes very poor, and this song record is the same. But surprisingly or not so surprisingly, its Rafi sahab’s voice which is crystal clear and stands out as the humanely divine sound, in the portions he sings alone and along-with chorus also. He sounds more amazing in the last stanza ‘kahat kabir……’ part and the inevitable alaap in between.

If anyone present in that recording studio in 1948-49, is still alive today, surely could not have forgotten the sound of the echoing divinity of the singing voice, where it seems as if the primitive microphone in front of Rafi sahab is much too hungry to absorb his powerful voice. Or was the technique for echo in sound recording was in use back then?

I will hold this thought, till I find another amazing rendition by Rafi Sahab.


Song-Zara bach ke ho zara bach ke(Saanwariya)(1949) Singers-Mohammed Rafi, Lalita Deulkar, Lyrics-P L Santoshi, MD-C Ramchandra

Lyrics

Arra ra ra ra ra ra
Ra ra ra ra ra
Zara bach ke
Bach ke
Bach ke
Bach ke ae

Zara bach ke
Ho zara bach ke
Maaro pichkaari
Kalaayi tumhaari
Na lachke
Haan re
Zara bach ke
O zara bach ke
Maaro pichkaari
Kalaayi tumhaari
Na lachke
Haan re
Zara bach ke

Hori ke yaar chale
Bhang pi ke
Chale bhang pi ke
Ho chale bhang pi ke
Teri aankhon ke
Ho teri aankhon ke
Aaj sab rang pheeke
Sab rang pheeke
Ho sab rang pi ke
Khelan ko hori
Woh aaye rahi gori
Khelan ko hori
Woh aaye rahi gori
Jawaani mein ras ke
Haan ras ke
Haan ras ke
Arey zara bach ke
O zara bach ke
Maaro pichkaari
Kalaayi tumhaari
Na lachke
Haan re
Zara bach ke

Gaaon ka chhoraa
Shehar ki hai chhori
Shehar ki chhori
Hai shehar ki chhori
Gori ke dhun mein jame
Khoob jora jori
jora jori
Ho jame joraa jori
Maar daalo
Maar daalo
Dil ko sambhalo
Maar daalo
Maar daalo
Dil ko sambhalo
Jo khaaye raha
gajke
Haan gajke
Haan gajke
O zara bach ke
Ho zara bach ke
Maaro pichkaari
Kalaayi tumhaari
Na lachke
Haan re
Zara bach ke

Sunne ke a’adi
Hazaar do gaali
hazaar gaali
Do hazaar gaali
Arey chhoren na tum ko
Qasam hai khaali
Qasam khaali
Hai qasam khaali
Kehat kabir rr
Ho oo ooo
Oooooo
Kehat kabir
dekho maaro abeer
Kehat kabir
dekho maaro abeer
Zara soch samajh ke
Samajh ke
Samajh ke
O zara bach ke
zara bach ke
Maaro pichkaari
Kalaayi tumhari
Na lachke
Haan re
Zara bach ke
Bach ke
Bach ke
Bach ke ae


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

Blog Day :

4907 Post No. : 16718

Mohammed Rafi : The Incomparable (II) – Song No. 21
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My favorite genre of Rafi song is not really a ‘bhajan’ per se but the the period often professed by me to find the most appealing of all periods is the 50’s. And for some time now, I have not posted a 50’s Rafi solo. A song again on a higher octave, this is a devotional song sung with chorus, in the movie ‘Aastik’ (1956). Music Director is Narayanan Dutt and it is written by SP Kalla.

As marking the anniversary’s or events go, this is an occasion to beat all anniversaries. But obviously some famously in tune entities who redefined the term “When in Rome do as the Romans do” have missed the flight. Or do they only commemorate birthdays and not death days? But then they do so with Rafi Sahab’s birthdays too on December 24.

Remembering the incomparable Rafi Sb on the 97 anniversary of his birth.

Here is the 50’s devotional song by Rafi Sahab with chorus, to enhance the listening experience of Rafi Sahab’s songs and paying tributes to the Legend. On screen, this song is performed by Shahu Modak.

Fondly that we all remember Rafi Sahab on this day, and we have missed him, even down to the latest blockbuster that we hear all over. Someone or other we find striving to achieve the spirit of Rafi Sahab’s singing or try to put soul into words like he did.

Jag ghoomeya thhaare jaisa na koyee. . .


Song – Hai Tujh Se Pyaar Sun Le Pukaar (Aastik) (1956) Singer – Mohammed Rafi, Lyrics – SP Kalla, MD – Narayan Dutt
Chorus

Lyrics

nayan tumhaare ea
darash ko oo oo oooo
tarsen ean ean
chain na paayen ea ea
ea ea ea ea
kaa se kahoon dukha aa
birhaa ke ea ea
kaa se kahoon dukha aa
birhaa ke ea
koyi samajh naa aa
bhaaye ea
din beete aur mahine ea ea
beete ea
beeti ghadiyaan saari ee
ee eee eee

hai tujh se pyaar
hai tujh se pyaar
sun le pukaar
jagwaale
o rakhwaale
hai tujh pe bhaar
naiyya ho paar
majhdaar se duniya waale
hai tujh se pyaar

hai tujh se pyaar
sun le pukaar
jagwaale
o rakhwaale
hai tujh pe bhaar
naiyya ho paar
majhdaar se duniya waale
hai tujh se pyaar

nainon ke do deep jalaaye ea
ea ea ea
nainon ke do deep jalaaye
saanson ka ek taara
teri lagan mein tan man naache
teri lagan mein tan man naache
naach utthaa ye jag saara
ho saara saara saara
hai tujh se pyaar
hai tujh se pyaar
sun le pukaar
jagwaale
o rakhwaale
hai tujh pe bhaar
naiyya ho paar
majhdaar se duniya waale
hai tujh se pyaar

koi hanse aur koi roye ea ea ea
koi hanse aur koi roye
maange haath pasaare
khoob kiye tum ne bhi bhagwan
khoob kiye tum ne bhi bhagwan
qismat ke batwaare
ho waare waare waare
hai tujh se pyaar
hai tujh se pyaar
sun le pukaar
jagwaale o rakhwaale
hai tujh pe bhaar
naiyya ho paar
majhdaar se duniya waale
hai tujh se pyaar

rang birange ghade khilone ea ea ea
rang birange ghade khilone
alag alag taqdeeren
koi tarasta daane ko to
koi tarasaa daane ko to
kahin pe bikhere tu ne heere
o heere heere heere
hai tujh se pyaar
hai tujh se pyaar
sun le pukaar
jagwaale o rakhwaale
hai tujh pe bhaar
naiyya ho paar
majhdaar se duniya waale
hai tujh se pyaar

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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नयन तुम्हारे॰॰ए
दरश को॰॰ओ॰॰ओ॰॰ओ
तरसें॰॰एं॰॰एं
चैन ना पाएँ॰॰एं॰॰एं
॰॰एं॰॰एं॰॰एं॰॰एं
का से कहूँ दुख॰॰
बिरहा के॰॰ए॰॰ए
कोई समझ ना॰॰आ॰॰आ
भाये॰॰ए॰॰ए
दिन बीते और महीने॰॰ए॰॰ए
बीते॰॰ए॰॰ए
बीतीं घड़ियाँ सारी॰॰ई॰॰ई
॰॰ई॰॰ई

है तुझसे प्यार
है तुझसे प्यार
सुन ले पुकार
जगवाले
ओ रखवाले
है तुझपे भार
नैय्या हो पार
मझधार से दुनिया वाले
है तुझसे प्यार

है तुझसे प्यार
सुन ले पुकार
जगवाले
ओ रखवाले
है तुझपे भार
नैय्या हो पार
मझधार से दुनिया वाले
है तुझसे प्यार

नैनों के दो दीप जलाए॰॰ए॰॰ए
नैनों के दो दीप जलाए
साँसों का इकतारा
तेरी लगन में तन मन नाचे
तेरी लगन में तन मन नाचे
नाच उठे ये जग सारा
हो सारा सारा सारा
है तुझसे प्यार
है तुझसे प्यार
सुन ले पुकार
जगवाले
ओ रखवाले
है तुझपे भार
नैय्या हो पार
मझधार से दुनिया वाले
है तुझसे प्यार

कोई हँसे और कोई रोये॰॰ए॰॰ए
कोई हँसे और कोई रोये
मांगे हाथ पसारे
खूब किए तुमने भी भगवन
खूब किए तुमने भी भगवन
किस्मत के बटवारे
हो वारे वारे वारे
है तुझसे प्यार
है तुझसे प्यार
सुन ले पुकार
जगवाले
ओ रखवाले
है तुझपे भार
नैय्या हो पार
मझधार से दुनिया वाले
है तुझसे प्यार

रंग बिरंगे घढ़े खिलौने॰॰ए॰॰ए
रंग बिरंगे घढ़े खिलौने
अलग अलग तक़दीरें
कोई तरसता दाने को तो
कोई तरसता दाने को तो
कहीं पे बिखेरे तू ने हीरे
ओ हीरे हीरे हीरे
है तुझसे प्यार
है तुझसे प्यार
सुन ले पुकार
जगवाले
ओ रखवाले
है तुझपे भार
नैय्या हो पार
मझधार से दुनिया वाले
है तुझसे प्यार


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

Blog Day :

4907 Post No. : 16716

Remembering Mohammed Rafi Sahab ( 97th birth anniversary )
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Aaaaaaa
Aaaaaa
Aaaaaaaaaaa
Aaaaaaaaaaa
Mahal udaas aur galiyaan sooni eee
Mahal udaas aur galiyaan aan
sooni eee
Mahal udaa…aas aur galiyaan aaan sooni eeeee
Mahal udaaaaas
Mahal udaaaaas re…
Ea… ea Mahal udaaaaas………s
Mahal udaaaaas
aur galiyaan so………….oni eeeeeeeee
Mahal udaaaas aur galiyaan sooni eee
Mahal udaaaas aur galiyaan sooni eee
Chup chup hain deewaarien ean
Dil kya ujdaa
Duniyaa ujdi ee
Rootth gayee hain bahaarien
Ham jeewan kaise guzaarien
Ho ooo
Mandir girtaa phir ban jaata aa aaa
Dil ko kaun sambhaale ae oo
Duniya ke rakhwaale
Sun dard bhare mere naale
Sun dard bhare mere naale
O Duniya ke rakhwaale ae
Rakhwaale ae ae ae
Rakhwaale ae ae ae
Rakhwaale ae ae ae ae

So many benchmarks and such milestones, no one has set them better than Rafi sahab. The way he touched the lives of each and every urdu/hindi listeners heart and minds, is unmatched and unprecedented, never to be repeated in human civilization. His voice breached the boundaries of languages and cultures too. And his fans following seems to increase over the decades.

His contribution towards the cohesion and integration of the post independent and partitioned India, is unaccountable. No one can even begin to count and record, how many hearts, his voice and his renditions of patriotic songs, religious songs of different belief systems touched. It is no less than what is the contribution of Lata Mangeshkar of Sachin Tendulkar towards the Indian national identity and our ability to hold our head high in front of the world as Indians. There were visionaries, far sighted leaders that gave direction to this country and it was a recognition of Rafi sahab’s calibre and his potential as a voice, to which the nation could relate to and identify, that made Nehru invite Rafi sahab to sing the song “Bapu ki amar kahaani’ at a time of such national turmoil.

He was the voice of pathos, the hope of values, the epitome of ‘watan parasti’, a cultural mixture of a binary, where he could keep his soul pure and his singing from the heart, in a country, which needed his punjabi large heartedness. And foremost of his qualities, which still oozes out of his resonating voice, singing praises to the hero’s love interest, singing songs of devotion and story-telling, reciting ghazals of classic and modern poets, in his honied sometimes velvety and sometimes silky and yet rustic, when the situation required, is his humbleness, sharaafat and purity of intentions.

During the last one and half year many things have changed in this world. At the peak of these changes, someone thought to make a video of the deserted places of a historical / romantic city of Venice. Its streets canals boats, by-lanes and loggias totally bereft of humans, as a backdrop to Rafi Sahab’s rendition of the final stanza of this iconic song, recorded in a live show. I have seen other live show renditions of the same song, where Rafi Sahab is giving this same unbelievably fantastic performance. The clip was widely shared on whatsapp, where I first saw it. The video is available on youtube, with the title “Mahal udaas aur galiyaan sooni”.

Live show cilps are given below:
Mahal udaas aur galiyaan sooni – live singing
Full song “O duniya ke rakhwaale” live

Both the above renditions and the recording in the doordarshan show, make it clear that, this was definitely a song, which was a regular in the riyaaz list of Rafi sahab. To sing it so consistently with the same dedication and voice for 3 decades is a miracle and yet not a miracle. Also, in the stage shows he is singing this ‘raag darbari’ bhajan maintaining the higher octave through-out, and playing the harmonium at the same time. The special prolonged aria of the last stanza was not part of original film song, but it was made so especially for the live shows on stage. It was the discipline and simplicity, which makes such great artists immortal.

I am giving here a list of some of the iconic songs rendered by Rafi sahab which I find unforgettable.
1. Basti basti parbat parbat gaata jaaye banjara
2. Yeh zindagi ke mele duniya mein kam na honge
3. Ramaiyya wasta waiyya
4. Watan ki raah mein watan ke naujawan shaheed hon
5. Raahi manwa dukh ki chinta kyun sataati hai
6. Zindabaad zindabaad ae muhobbat zindabaad
7. Woh jab yaad aaye bahot yaad aaye
8. Kar chale ham fidaa jaan-o-tan saathiyo
9. Tum jo mil gaye ho to yeh lagtaa hai
10. Na to kaarvaan ki talaash hai
11. Dil ke jharoke mein tujh ko bitthaa kar
12. Nain lad jaiyi hain to manwaa maan kasak hoibe kari
13. Tere mere sapne ab ek rang hain
14. Saathhi na koyi manzil
15. Apni to har aah ek toofan hai
16. Tu ne mera yaad na milaaya
17. Yehan badla wafaa ka bewafaai ke siwa kya hai
18. Tu ganga ki mauj main jamuna ka dhara
19. O duniya ke rakhwale
20. Tu kahan yeh bataa iss nasheeli raat mein
21. Aap ne yaad dilaaya to mujhe yaad aaya
22. Man re tu kaahe na dheer dhare
23. Din dhal jaaye haay raat na jaaye
24. Raha gardishon mein har dam mere ishq ka
25. Baar baar dekho hazaar baar dekho
26. Jiya ho jiya ho jiya kuchh bol do
27. Sar jo teraa chakraaye ya dil dooba jaaye
28. Jinhen naaz hai hind par wo kahaan hain
29. Bichhde sabhi baari baari
30. Chaudhvin ka chaan ho ya aaftaab ho
31. Zindagi bhar nahin bhoolegi wo barsaar ki raat
32. Heuy hain tum pe aashiq ham bhala maano buraa maano
33. Teri zulfon se judaayi to nahin maangi thhi
34. Apni to har aah ek toofan hai
35. Dil ki aawaaz bhi sun mere fasaane pe na jaa
36. Ehsaan tera hogaa mujh par dil chahta hai woh
37. Tum mujhe yoon bhulaa na paaoge
38. Aanchal mein sajaa lenaa kaliyaan zulfon mein sitaare bhar lenaa
39. Taarif karun kya uss ki jis ne tujhe banaaya
40. Nafrat ki duniyaa ko chhod ke pyaar ki duniya mein
41. Kya huaa teraa wadaa woh qasam woh iraada
42. Dar-e-dil dard-e-jigar dil mein jagaaya aap ne
43. Sukh ke sab saathhi dukh mein na koyi
44. Bichhde sabhi baari baari
45. Hai agar dushman dushman zamaana gham nahin
46. Chura liya hai tum ne jo dil ko
47. O haseena zulfon waali jaan-e-jahan
48. Kahaaniyan sunaati hai pawan aati jaati
49. Mera man teraa pyaasa mera man teraa
50. Badi door se aaye hain pyar ka tohfa laaye hain
51. Teri bindiya re aaye haaye teri bindiyaa re
52. Bahaaron phool barsaao mera mehboob aaya hai
53. Jo waada kiyaa wo nibhaana padegaa
54. Aap ke pehloo mein aa kar ro diye
55. Chalo dildaar chalo chaand ke paar chalo
56. Baabul ki duaaen leti jaa jaa tujh ko sukhi sansaar mile
57. Ye des hai veer jawaanon ka albelon ka mastaaon ka
58. Maan mera ehsaan ari naadaan ke main ne tujh se kiya hai pyaar
59. Deewaane hain deewanon ko na dar chahiye
60. Chaahunga main tujhe saanjh savere
61. Koyi jab raah na paaye mere sang aaye
62. Mere dost qissa yeh kya hogayaa
63. Suhaani raat dhal chuki
64. Huye ham jin ke liye barbaad woh ham ko chaahe karenna yaad
65. Meri kahaani bhoolne waale tera jahan aabaad rahe
66. Ek dil ke tukde hazaar huey koyi yehan gira koyi wahan gira
67. Apni aazaadi ko ham hargiz mitaa sakte nahin
68. Sarfroshi ki tamanna ab hamaare dil mein hai
69. Ho ke majboor mujhe uss ne bhulaaya hogaa
70. Rut hai milan ki saathhi mere aa re
71. Tum bin jaaun kahaan ke duniya mein aa ke
72. Patthar ke sanam tujhe ham ne muhobbat ka khudaa jaana
73. Tere bina soone sayan hamaare
74. Chale thhe saathh mil ke chalenge saathh mil ke
75. Aawaaz de ke hamen tum bulaao
76. Aisa mauqa phir kahan milegaa hamaare jaisa dil kahan milegaa
77. Banda parwar thaam lo jigar ban ke pyaar phir aaya hoon
78. Hai duniyaa ussi ki zamaana ussi ka mohobbat mein jo ho gaya ho kisi ka
79. Chhupne waale saamne aa chhup chhup ke mera jee na jalaa
80. Mere mehboob tujhe meri muhobbat ki qasam
81. Khoya khoya chaand khula aasmaan
82. Main zindagi ka saath nibhaata chala gayaa
83. Zara saamne to aao chhaliye chhup chhup chhalne mein kya
84. Kaali ghataa chhaayi prem rut aaye aayi aayi aayi aayi teri yaad aayi
85. Tasveer teri dil mein jis din se utaari hai
86. Chhup gaye saare nazaare oye kya baat ho gayi
87. Jo unn ki tamanna hai barbaad ho jaa
88. Tu hindu banegaa na musalmaan banegaa
89. Ek thha gul aur ek thhi bulbul
90. Dil mein chhupa ke pyar ka toofan le chale
91. Aaj mausam badaa beimaan hai badaa
92. Muhobbat kar ko jee bhar lo aji kis ne roka hai
93. Sun sun sun sun zaalimaa pyar ham ko tum se hogayaa
94. Insaaf ka mandir hai yeh bhagwaan ka ghar hai
95. Rim zhim ke geet saawan gaaye haaye bheegi bheegi raaton mein
96. Dil jo na keh sakaa wohi raaz-e-dil kehne ki raat aayi
97. Ae ji dil par huaa aisa jadoo tabiyat machal machal gayi
98. Udhar tum haseen ho idhar dil jawaan hai
99. Kahaan jaa raha hai tu ae jaane waale
100. Jab bhi yeh dil udaas hota hai jaane kaun aas paas hotaa hai
101. O door ke musaafir ham ko bhi saathh le le re
102. Duniya na bhaaye mohe ab to bulaa le charonon mein
103. Ae dil hai mushkil jeena yehaan zara hat ke zara bach ke yeh hai bambai meri jaan

I have missed scores of my personal favourites in the above list. For example, I have mentioned very few duets and few group songs.

The song I am presenting on this memorial day is from the 1946 film Sona Chandi. Tufail Faarooqui is the music director and Wali Sahab. This is a duet with Shamshad Begum having some conversation and the words in English “I am sorry”. This reminds me of an “once upon a time” famous quote; Angez chale gaye, yeh sorry aur thank you chhod gaye. Quite contrary to this saying, I found on my visit to UK, that the British never left it here, they gifted the etiquette’s (a legacy) to us and continued to make them their ‘takiya kalaam’.

It is true, the denizens of the old blighty are so polite that these words keep falling from their lips, what ever is the situation or occasion. They have kept quite and listened to Shashi Tharoor making those demands. I have every hope that the apology is a given. It’s taking its time, but it should be on the way. More on this topic in another post, as here we have a birthday event to celebrate.

This is short and sweet duet song with the nok-jhonk, which became more prevalent in the 60’s songs. But this is a 40’s song, making clear, the potential of a powerful voice which was to become a backbone of future playback singing.

My list of iconic Rafi songs is incomplete, so the readers and commentators can help me complete the list.


Song-Baithhe hain tere dar pe (Sona Chaandi)(1946) Singers-Rafi, Shamshad Begam, Lyrics-Wali Sahab, MD-Tufail Farooqui
Both

Lyrics

Baithhe hain
tere dar pe
kuchh kar ke uthhenge ae
police uthhaayegi yaa ham
mar ke uthhenge
ya ham
mar ke uthhenge
ya ham
mar ke uthhenge

(knock knock)
Kya hai
Zara didi ko bulaao
Achchha
!

Didi
Woh majnu aaye hain

Arey keh do ham ghar pe nahin hain
Achchha…

Wo kehte hain
ham ghar pe nahin hain

Achchha, yeh baat hai.
Haan haan, yahi baat hai

Teri deewaar pe
Teri deewaar pe
Hasrat ki nazar karte hain
Teri deewaar pe
Hasrat ki nazar karte hain
Khush raho ehl-e-watan
Ham to safar karte hain
Khush raho ehl-e-watan
Ham to safar karte hain

Tumhen kya ho gaya kya pyaare
Tumhen kya ho gaya kya pyaare

Dil ki raftaar balaa ho gayaa
I am sorry
Dil ki raftaar balaa ho gayaa
I am sorry
baithhe bithhlaaye ye kya ho gayaa
I am sorry
baithhe bithhlaaye ye kya ho gayaa
I am sorry

Ee ee ee
Main ne to
Aankh machauli hi kari
Thhee eee lekin
Khwaa-ma-khwaa mujh pe fidaa ho gayaa

I am sorry
Khwaa-ma-khwaa mujh pe fidaa ho gayaa
I am sorry
Khwaa-ma-khwaa mujh pe fidaa hogayaa
I am sorry

Haa aaaan
Teri nazron ne kiyaa
Mujh pe yoon kaalaa
haa…aan jaadoo oo
Aadmi se tu gadhaa ho gayaa
I am sorry
Aadmi se tu gadhaa ho gayaa
I am sorry
Aadmi se tu gadhaa ho gayaa
I am sorry

Tere chehre pe
?? huaa jaata hai
Tere chehre pe
?? huaa jaata hai

Jaise ke ghat ke diya
Jaise ke ghat ke diya
ho gaya
I am sorry
Jaise ke ghat ke diya ho gaya
I am sorry eee eeee


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

Blog Day :

4776 Post No. : 16527

Celebrating 75th year of India’s independence
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I was just talking to a friend, who is very much involved with charity work and NGO’s. I said to her that it is very important for us to be charitable in all walks of life, for the health and prosperity of our soul. Doing a small thing for someone else’s benefit, however small that thing may be, which might not require any great effort on our part, gives immense satisfaction to us. This is to be experienced and not imparted. Giving and sharing of knowledge, makes the job of a teacher and guide the most charitable one in my opinion. Giving of advice or offering verbal guidance is sometimes ridiculed. But if an experience is shared, helps someone reach a correct decision or destination, there is nothing like it, as an act of charity free of cost.

But I find in myself, a hesitancy is directly offering to help. If I come across someone in need, then I would do so in whatever capacity I can, I told the friend, but I don’t go out of my way to find if someone requires some help. This is where I lack, and the charity organisations and NGO’s do the maximum output this way. The final conclusion of this discussion was that if everyone of us is involved in small acts of charity, in whatever way and in whatever capacity we can, the world will be a much better place.

Not that it is a very bad place to live, there is good and there is evil. Most of humanity is a charitable mass. Here devilry exists, that’s how we can know and value the goodness around us. One day I found a very good friend of mine reading a so called, non-fiction book titled “There is no devil”, or some such similar thing. My instant reaction was “Hey don’t read fiction posing as non-fiction”. She is not normally into reading books and this one was a thick paperback. This incident happened some years ago. I reminded her of it recently when our conversation turned to evil doers and evil people.

I believe that the world survives because of people who mean good and are trusting.

On my own part, if I need some help or favour, I will usually directly ask for it, no beating about the bush and hinting, nor waiting for that person to offer help. This habit of mine sometimes embarrasses people, which I realise belatedly. And then I have to do damage control, by saying it is alright if you can’t do it, or if you can do only this much, that will also be a great help.

This, I am told is because I have a very trusting nature. I also find it very easy to share my problems. If I am having some difficulty, or something is not getting done and I am stuck somewhere, I will share it with someone who is on hand, or standing in front of me. Of course, not to strangers, only with people I know well, I behave in this impulsive manner. Some may thing that “yeh achha hai, apne problem doosron ko de do aur khud free ho jaao” 🙂 :-).

Often, I have found that sharing of problems and issues, lessens the worry and sometimes results in help from unexpected and unknown sources. Any which way resolution of the problem is the end result. Such help from unexpected quarters is what is called divine help.

The world as it is, is running on trust. If trust on the laws of nature and the essential goodness, correct faculties and abilities of fellow human beings was not part of the DNA of humans then there would be nothing happening here on this earth. If this was not so, no one will be able to drive a vehicle on the road, to give an example of a small routine act.

And this is the same invincible trust which makes me type these random thoughts and experiences of life and send them for posting in the blog. I have known it that I have been in the correct place and deservedly the best possible blog, with the aim of categorising the hindi film songs. Eleven years ago, when I discovered this blog, I was under the impression that film music is my favourite pass time activity(after reading). But after all these years of writing for the blog, I am not very sure that it is the film songs or the writing, which I took up in earnest only with this blog, is my favourite activity. May be listening old hindi film songs is my passion and writing about them and other things is my calling.

Where I am going with all this? Not towards any particular destination as such. Only to express the conviction that being charitable and trusting is the natural way of life for human beings. If we are living any other way than it is somewhat an unnatural state to be in. There are people around us who feel insecure at some minor/major level and they behave in a less charitable manner, maybe in some aspect of their lives. Also, there are certain paranoia’s visible around us, which don’t really amount to abnormal behaviour, but they cause a handicap to the personal growth of affected person. Not to say that I have never been uncharitable or less trusting in my life. We all the susceptible to insecurities and paranoias of different kind.

But there is certainly a way to victory out of all this, with the strength of character, belief, trust and faith. These are the things that are required to succeed in any field. Sporting activity is no different, and as we celebrate the excellent performance of Indian athletes in the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics, and a first Gold Medal in athletics, won by Neeraj Chopra, we also celebrate the victory of the individual excellence, collectively with the joy of celebrating the 74 years of independence.

A song befitting the sporting triumph and the assertion of national pride is being presented, from the film ‘Chak de India’ (2007). The song is composed by Salim-Sulieman, written by Jaideep Sahani and the singers are Sukhwinder Singh, Salim Merchant and Marianna D’cruz.

This is a background song in the movie as the women hockey team is readied to participate in the world cup. The character building, confidence instilling and disciplining steps taken by the coach are what pays eventually as each player excels personally, toughens mentally, disciplines psychologically and grows up with the team and then succeeds. True success belongs to the whole team, not to the individual players, not to the captain, nor to the coach. In this years Olympics, eerily, the reel incident replicated in real life, with the Indian hockey team defeating the touted Australian team, in a shocking upset to reach the semi-final.

One song from this film is already posted in the blog:

This blog is an important and valued place on the internet and it is an honour to be a part of it. I dread to be a cause of any mis-happening or demeaning of the integrity of the blog. This space is my karambhoomi, dear diary, sounding board and much more, and I have been open to corrections/suggestions regarding my posts, by Atul ji and Sudhir ji.

While wishing Happy Independence Day to all the readers, I also wish to thank Atul ji and Sudhir Sir, for allowing me to write to my heart’s content. I will be forever grateful and indebted to this blog and all people associated with it, my fellow guest writers, Deshmukh Sir, Kamath Sir, Peevisie’s Mom and Satyajeet Rajurkar Sir (to name a few), and all the visitors and regular commenters. The confidence expressed by these senior historians and accomplished persons in different fields, means the world to me. It humbles me and encourages me to write more and better posts in future.

Audio:

Video:

Song-Chak de chak de India (Chak De India)(2007) Singers-Sukhwinder Singh, Salim Merchant, Marianne D’Cruz, Lyrics-Jaideep Sahni, MD-Salim Sulemaan

Lyrics

Chak de ae
ho chak de India
chak de ae
ho chak de India
chak de ae
ho chak de India
chak de ae
ho chak de India
chak de ae
ho chak de India
chak de ae
ho chak de India

kuchh kariye
kuchh kariye
nas nas meri khaule
hoy kuchh kariye
hoy kuchh kariye
kuchh kariye(hoy)
kuchh kariye(hoy)
kuchh kariye
kuchh kariye
bas bas badaa bo de
ab kuchh kariye
ab kuchh kariye
kuch kariye(hoy)
kuch kariye(hoy)

ho koyi to chal zid phadiye
doobe tariye ya mariye
ho koyi to chal zid phadiye
doobe tariye ya mariye ea
he ae ae
Chak de ae
ho chak de India
chak de ae
ho chak de India
chak de ae
ho chak de India
chak de ae
ho chak de India

no where to run
no where to hide
let’s take the time
until we drop
no where to run
no where to hide
let’s take the time
until we drop

koochon mein galiyon mein
raashan ki phaliyon mein
bailon mein, beejon mein
Eedon mein, teejon mein
raiton ke daanon mein
filmon ke gaanon mein
sadkon ke gaddhon mein
baaton ke addon mein
hunkaara aaj bhar le
das baarah baar kar le
rehna na yaar peechhe
kitna bhi koi kheenche
tas hai na, mas hai ji
zid hai to, zid hai ji
ghisna yunhi, ghisna yunhi
ghisna yunhi paththar yeh ae
yea ae ae
koyi to chal zid phadiye
doobe tariye ya mariye
haaay koyi to chal zid phadiye
doobe tariye ya mariye
hey ae ae
Chak de ae
ho chak de India
chak de ae
ho chak de India
chak de ae
ho chak de India
chak de ae
ho chak de India

no where to run
no where to hide
let’s take the time
until we drop
no where to run
no where to hide
let’s take the time
until we drop
chak de ea ea ea
chak de ea ea ea
chak de ea ea ea

da da da dan
da da da dan
da da da da da da da
da da da dan
da da da dan
da da da da da da da
da da da dan
da da da dan
da da da da da da da

ladti patangon mein
bhidti umangon mein
khelon ke melon mein
balkhaati railon mein ea
gannon ke meethhe mein
khaddar mein chheente mein
dhoondo to mil jaave ae
pakka wo eenton mein ae
dam hai to aaj dikh re ae
aur khul ke aag bikhre
man jaaye asi holi
rag rag mein chal ke boli ee
tas hai na
mas hai jee ee
zid hai to
zid hai ji
pisna yunhi pisna yunhi
pisna yunhi paththar yeh ae
ae ae ae
ho koyi to chal zid phadiye
doobe tariye ya mariye
ho koyi to chal zid phadiye
doobe tariye ya mariye ae
Chak de ae
ho chak de India
chak de ae
ho chak de India
chak de ae
ho chak de India
chak de ae
ho chak de India

kuchh kariye
kuchh kariye
ab kuchh kariye
ab kuchh kariye
kuchh kariye(hoy)
kuchh kariye(hoy)

kuchh kariye
kuchh kariye
nas nas meri khaule
hoy kuchh kariye
hoy kuchh kariye
kuchh kariye(hoy)
kuchh kariye(hoy)
kuchh kariye
kuchh kariye
bas bas badaa bo de
ab kuchh kariye
ab kuchh kariye
kuchh kariye(hoy)
kuchh kariye(hoy)

ho koyi to chal zid phadiye
doobe tariye ya mariye
ho koyi to chal zid phadiye
doobe tariye ya mariye ae
he ae ae
Chak de ae
ho chak de India
chak de ae
ho chak de India
chak de ae
ho chak de India
chak de ae
ho chak de India


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

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Rafi Sahab’s Legendary Associations – 6
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Remembering Mohammed Rafi Sahab on his 41st remembrance day :

Writing a post of a song by Mohammed Rafi Sahab is almost a second nature thing for me. I have not counted but nearly 50 % on my post must be of his songs, the exalted one, who was especially blessed by the Almighty with a life, spend smiling and spreading smiles as far as I know. Some people do want to remember him by the sad songs which he sang with equal spirit, giving them his all, that the song, situation and composition demanded, the same as he did for other songs. I found this photo, and see who has the widest smile of them all: <a href=”https://in.pinterest.com/pin/46724914867514223/&#8221; this and this this .

There are platitudes and eulogies and tributes paid in honour of celebrities, when they pass away, nowadays it is usually on social media. And then there is the sea of humanity, that erupted on a rainy friday of Ramadhan 1980 on the streets of Bandra and Juhu. It was 1980, not the time when the dwellers of this city could afford a new umbrella every monsoon. So it was black umbrellas galore on the tv screen, and many people who were without umbrella, having come out to brave the weather or travelled overnight from other parts of the country. They all had one aim, to accompany their beloved Rafi Sahab to the final destination. To walk two steps alongwith the ‘janaza’ of a ‘nek banda’, with the prayers for the departed soul’s maghfirah on every lip and in the heart.

I realized the real pain of losing someone close and dear 9 years ago, when my elder sister expired. A few days after that, my father said that he didn’t know what to ask from the Almighty in du’aa, as most of my du’aa was for her health and long life. In my turn I told him that though we all are grieving and crying on her passing away, but the tears and sadness is all for us actually. The thought of living on without that dear one, makes us feel lonely and bereft.

A year before she died, I had visited her in Bangalore. She was over the top to have me visit her, and we went to a lot of places. One day we both were going somewhere and we passed a ‘qabrastaan’ where her mother-in-law was buried. She said a prayer and told me we should always recite the prayer whenever we pass a qabrastan. The prayer roughly translates as “today you are resting here, we shall follow you tomorrow, for sure”.

Some similar thoughts on passing away of Rafi sahab are expressed in this song written by Anand Bakshi. This is a unique song in the film ‘Kroadh’ where Amitabh Bachchan is called on stage to pay tribute of Rafi Sahab on his 9th death anniversary programme. Amitabh Bachchan says a few sentences and starts singing the song:

na fankaar tujhsa tere baad aaya…
Mohammed Rafi tu bahot yaad aayaa….

The singer here is Mohammed Aziz who himself has passed away a few months ago. He has sung this song in memory of his idol very feelingly and there are tears in the eyes of Amitabh as he sings on stage and also the audience who are watching it. The scenes of ‘janaaza’ that Amitabh Bachchan is seen as recalling, were truly witnessed by him as well as Anand Bakshi and Laxmikant Pyarelal(possibly). I am sure about Amitabh Bachchan having witnessed it funeral as I have seen a photographs of him with Amjad Khan, Vinod Khanna and Rajesh Khanna. Here is the article where he Amitabh remembers the same.
This article has some rare photos of the fateful day.

The song is so appropriate for this occasion, that I am neglecting to post a song by Rafi Sahab himself. But this song expresses the feelings of Mohammed Aziz, Anand Bakshi and Laxmikant-Pyarelal. Anand Bakshi, as the record holder for having written highest no. of film songs must be the lyricist with the highest no. of songs written for Rafi Sahab too. Laxmikant-Pyarelal are also having similar record with Rafi Sahab. Right from ‘Dosti’ and ‘Parasmani’, they were the one’s who justified the ‘Dosti’ and stood with Rafi Sahab through his thick and thin.

These artists composed and performed the song 9 years after Rafi Sahab’s passing away, and gave words and expression to the feelings of millions of his fans throughout the world.

teraa naam koyi nahi bhool paaya
Mohammed Rafi tu bahot yaad aayaa

Video:

Song-Na fankaar tujh sa tere baad aayaa (Kroadh)(1990) Singer-Mohammed Aziz, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant-Pyarelal

Lyrics

Na fankaar tujh sa
tere baad aayaa

na fankaar tujh sa
tere baad aayaa
Mohammed Rafi tu
bahot yaad aayaa
Mohammed Rafi tu
bahot yaad aayaa
na fankaar tujh sa
tere baad aayaa
Mohammed Rafi tu
bahot yaad aayaa
Mohammed Rafi tu
bahot yaad aayaa

tera gham agarche
bahot hai puraana
tera gham agarche
bahot hai puraanaa
tujhe ham se bichhde
huaa ek zamaana
huaa ek zamaana
teraa naam koyi
nahi bhool paaya
Mohammed Rafi tu
bahot yaad aayaa
Mohammed Rafi tu
bahot yaad aayaa

chale jaayenge ham
musaafir hain saare
musaafir hain saare
magar ek shikwa hai
lab pe hamaare
tujhe kitni jaldi
khudaa ne bulaayaa
Mohammed Rafi tu
bahot yaad aayaa
Mohammed Rafi tu
bahot yaad aayaa

mere dil ko phir aaj
tadpa gaya hai
wo manzar mere
saamne aa gayaa hai
wo manzar mere
saamne aa gayaa hai
mere dil ko phir aaj
tadpa gaya hai
wo manzar mere
saamne aa gayaa hai
ke logon ne teraa
janaaza utthaaya
Mohammed Rafi tu
bahot yaad aayaa
Mohammed Rafi tu
bahot yaad aayaa
na fankaar tujh sa
tere baad aayaa
Mohammed Rafi tu
bahot yaad aayaa
Mohammed Rafi tu
bahot yaad aayaa


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