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Blog Day : 3694 Post No. : 14610

“Preetam” (1971) was produced and directed by Bhappie Sonie. The movie had Shammi Kapoor, Vinod Khanna, Leena Chandavarkar, Helen, Raj Mehra, Tiwari, Anwar Hussain, Manmohan, Siddhu, Malika, Urmila Bhatt, Raj Kishore, Ravikant, Daya Devi, Shyam, Dhanraj, Robert Slater, Birbal, Naaz, Dhumal, Mehmood etc in it.

The movie had six songs in it. Four songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the fifth song from the movie. It is sung by Asha Bhonsle. The song is picturised as a cabarat dance song on Helen.Rajinder Krishan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Shankar Jaikishan. The lyrics for this song have been sent in by Prakash ji.


Song-Ham bhi shikaari tum bhi shikaari(Preetam)(1971) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Rajinder Krishan, MD-Shankar Jaikishan

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

hum bhi shikaari
tum bhi shikaari
hum bhi shikaari
tum bhi shikaari
teer tumhaare
aanhken hamaari
aankhen hamaari
hum bhi shikaari
tum bhi shikaari
teer tumhaare
aanhken hamaari
aankhen hamaari
aa haa
aa aaa
aa haa

aaja aaja zara aaja dilwaale
meri aaankh ka nishana aazmaa le
ya tu karle shikar mujhe teer se
ya tu chot meri nazron ki khaa le
aaja aaja zara aaja dilwaale
meri aaankh ka nishaana aazmaa le
ya tu kar le shikaar mujhe teer se
ya tu chot meri nazron ki khaa le
hey
luabara kaalu
hum bhi shikari tum bhi shikari
hey
hum bhi shikari
hey tum bhi shikaari
teer tumhaari aanhken hamaari
aankhe hamaari
aa haa
aa aaa
aahaa

jo huzur ko garoor hai shikaar ka
to gumaan mujhe roop ke bahaar ka
zara haath se kamaan to uthhaayiye
main bhi hausla to dekhoon sarkaar ka
jo huzur ko garoor hai shikaar ka
to gumaan mujhe roop ki bahaar ka
zara haath se kamaan to uthhaayiye
mai bhi hausla to dekhoon sarkaar ka
hey
balaru bai sa
hum bhi shikaari
tum bhi shikari
hum bhi shikari
haa tum bhi shikari
teer tumhaare
aanhken hamaari
aankhen hamaari
aa haa
aa aa
aa haa

dil waalon ko jalaana mera kaam hai
achche achchon ko jhukaana mera kaam hai
kaho karna hai mujhse muqaabla
zara soch lo
jawaani mera naam hai
dil waalon ko jalaana mera kaam hai
achche achchon ko jhukaana mera kaam hai
kaho karna hai mujhse muqaabla
zara soch lo
jawaani mera naam hai
hey
juwaala
judeta
hum bhi shikaari
tum bhi shikari
he
hum bhi shikari
he tum bhi shikari
teer tumhaare
aanhken hamaari
aankhen hamaari
aa

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

Blog Day : 3652 Post No. : 14501

ASAD 10th Anniversary Celebrations – 9
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My last post on our blog has been sometime back. I have been meaning to write about this song which has a couple of rare occurrences in the Hindi Film and Music world and was waiting for an opportune moment.

Recently, I have been fighting my own battles on my health front, having been hospitalised for surgical and advanced interventional pain management procedures, more than a couple of times in the last one year. I have diabetes, which is under control, however it has caused neuropathy in both my feet causing severe pain with tingling and burning sensations. I would like to take this opportunity to create awareness amongst all the readers of this blog that diabetes can be very dangerous and draining and that one should take care of their feet. One’s feet bear the entire weight of one’s body but always fail to get the attention and good care, as with other parts of the body.

Well, coming back to today’s post. Late last month, we, the regular (and irregular) contributors of this blog were told by our beloved SudhirJi, that the blog was to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its creation and that song posts were expected from all the contributors. However, as hard as I tried, I couldn’t stick up to the deadline of sending in our contributions. However, Sudhir Ji would not relent and sent me another request to send in my post. This made me very embarrassed and I made a promise to myself that come what may, I will write my post and send it today, three days after my second extended deadline.

My association with this blog actually started around two years after I started my Facebook group – Rare Hindi Film Songs in 2010. In searching for old and rare songs to post, I would often visit the blog and later I came to know that even Atul Ji, the creator of this blog was a member and a regular visitor of my group. However, it took me almost 4 years to write my first post – for the song “Chup Chup Chup Kyon Baithe Ho” – and send it to Atul Ji for moderation and posting. Since then, I have been sending in my posts in bursts, start and stop.

Till date I have just posted about 20 odd songs, but I feel so much drawn to the Atulites group that I feel I have come to my home group amongst these various people across the world, who share similar passion and views. In particular, Avinash Ji and Sudhir Ji seem to like my kind of songs from movies of the 70s and early eighties, not that others are not encouraging.

My heartiest congratulations to Atul Ji, ASAD, Atulites and all the people who love HFM, on the 10th anniversary of this endeavour !!!

Now coming to today’s song. As I have mentioned above, this is a special song for me as it has a few rare characteristics associated with it, in the HFM world and also since it is quite a rare song. It is from the Pran, Navin Nischol and Rekha starrer ‘Dharma’ released in 1973. Two other songs from this movie have been posted earlier on the blog. For those who haven’t seen the movie or have forgotten it, the plot summary can be read here on IMDB.

Now, coming to this song with ‘Two Rare Occurrences’ for a Hindi movie!

It is an almost eight minute long song, starting with a straight cut and paste of the song “Aur Mera Naam Hai Jameela” sung by Lata Mangeshkar from the 1967 film ‘Night in London’ (composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal and penned by Anand Bakshi). In both the films, Helen is the dancer performing this song on screen. But of course, the choreography is different in the two films. In this clip from ‘Dharma’, only one stanza of the original song from ‘Night In London’ is included and it is about 2 minutes in duration. Well this is one rare thing.

The second and most important rare thing about this song is that after Helen’s initial lip syncing to this cut-paste song, the actual song, sung by Asha Bhosle, is lip synced by four of the best cabaret dancers of that era. Of course after the Numero Uno – Helen – who’s in the first part. The subsequent segments are performed by Faryal, Sonia Sahani, Jayashree T and Bindu.

The video opens with Helen beginning the dance with some male dancers. The music has already begun. We can also see Ramesh Deo with Asit Sen, who is watching the dance wide-eyed and lecherously. They go to another dance bar and Faryal starts her part followed by Sonia Sahni performing in the third bar. In the fourth bar, Jayashree T is performing bhangra. In the last bar, they do drugs with drinks while Bindu is performing. In this film, Madan Puri and Ramesh Deo are together shown to cheat rich men by taking them to clubs and tempting them with wine and women. The song shows Seth Garib Das (Asit Sen) is being trapped by them and this cabaret number is organized for him.

I hope all of you like the interesting facts of this song as well as the song. Please comment.


Song – Arey Saaqi Jo Kal Ki Hai Bachi Baaki (Dharma) (1973) Singer – Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Omi, Lyrics – Verma Malik, MD – Sonik-Omi

Lyrics

yaar ki nigaahon me
pyaar ki mehfil me
saahib main rahti hoon
aashiqon ke dil me
aur mera naam hai jameela

har ek dil ko dhadakne ki aadat huyi
main jis gali se bhi guzri qayamat huyi
log nazren bichaane lage
log nazren bichaane lage
haal dil ka sunaane lage
yaar ki nigaahon me
pyaar ki mehfil me
saahib main rahti hoon
aashiqon ke dil me
aur mera naam hai jameela

arey saaqi
jo kal ki hai
bachi baaki
usi ka daur chal jaaye
arey saaqi
jo kal ki hai
bachi baaki
usi ka daur chal jaaye
utha parda
dekh jalwa
ke sheeshe mein
jawani ab utar jaaye
arey saaqi

rani hoon main raat ki
tu hai galiyon ka raaja
aa
rani hoon main raat ki
tu hai galiyon ka raaja
soyi hui jawani ko
tu chhoo ke zara jaga ja
meri nigahein, aadayen ye baahein bulaayen
veeraa. . .
hahh veeraa. . .aah
la laa la laa la laa la laa

o ho
machal ke pee
sambhal ke pee
paimane mein maikhaana doob na jaaye
machal ke pee
sambhal ke pee
paimane mein maikhaana doob na jaaye
arey saaqi

dil le ja nishaani
badi meherbaani
haaye dil le jaa nishaani
badi meherbaani
teri jiyegi
teri jiyegi jug jug jawaani
o mere dil jaani
teri jiyegi jug jug jawaani
ho mere dil jaani
haaye
ve sun sajna
ve sun makhna
tu yaad rakhna
ke yaari toot na jaaye
ve sun sajna
ve sun makhna
tu yaad rakhna
ke yaari toot na jaaye
ve sun sajana..aa..aa. . .

dum mein dum hai to dum laga
duniya kya hai nasha hi nasha
aasmaan ke baadal to
kuchh bhi nahin
mazaa to tab hai ke
zameen pe baadal bana
mere humdum
raat hai kam
ke baaton mein
ye saari
raat na jaaye
mere humdum. . .
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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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यार की निगाहों में
प्यार की महफिल में
साहिब मैं रहती हूँ
आशिक़ों के दिल में
और मेरा नाम है जमीला

हर एक दिल को धड़कने की आदत हुई
मैं जिस गली से भी गुज़री क़यामत हुई
लोग नज़रें बिछाने लगे
लोग नज़रें बिछाने लगे
हाल दिल का सुनाने लगे
यार की निगाहों में
प्यार की महफिल में
साहिब मैं रहती हूँ
आशिक़ों के दिल में
और मेरा नाम है जमीला

अरे साक़ी
जो कल की है
बची बाकी
उसी का दौर चल जाये
अरे साक़ी
जो कल की है
बची बाकी
उसी का दौर चल जाये
उठा पर्दा
देख जलवा
के शीशे में
जवानी अब उतार जाये
अरे साक़ी

रानी हूँ मैं रात की
तू है गलियों का राजा

रानी हूँ मैं रात की
तू है गलियों का राजा
सोई हुई जवानी को
तू छू के ज़रा जगा जा
मेरी निगाहें अदाएं ये बाहें बुलाएँ
वीरा॰ ॰ ॰
हाहह वीरा॰ ॰ ॰ आहह
ल ला ल ला ल ला ल ला

ओ हो
मचल के पी
संभाल के पी
पैमाने में मैखाना डूब ना जाये
मचल के पी
संभाल के पी
पैमाने में मैखाना डूब ना जाये
अरे साक़ी

दिल दे जा निशानी
बड़ी मेहरबानी
हाय दिल दे जा निशानी
बड़ी मेहरबानी
तेरी जिएगी
तेरी जिएगी जुग जुग जवानी
ओ मेरे दिल जानी
तेरी जिएगी जुग जुग जवानी
हो मेरे दिल जानी
हाए वे सुन सजना
वे सुन मखना
तू याद रखना
के यारी तू ना जाये
वे सुन सजना
वे सुन मखना
तू याद रखना
के यारी तू ना जाये
वे सुन सजना॰॰आ॰॰आ॰॰आ

दम में दम है तो दम लगा
दुनिया क्या है नशा ही नशा
आसमां के बादल तो
कुछ भी नहीं
मज़ा तो तब है के
ज़मीं पे बादल बना
मेरे हमदम
रात है कम
के बातों में
ये सारी
रात ना जाये
मेरे हमदम॰ ॰ ॰


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Blog Day : 3650 Post No. : 14495

“Raaj darbaar” song used to be an important part of small budget B grade movies of early 1960s. These songs would typically be sung by two singers and one of them would be Kamal Barot. 🙂

Two or more female dancers would give a synchronised dance performance, watched by royals seated proudly on their thrones.

Movies may be B grade but the music was mostly A grade stuff, seeing that there was a good supply of A grade music directors badly in need of assignments. While some of these music directors continued to languish in these movies , some of them quickly graduated to A grade stuff. 1963 saw an interesting case when the music of Parasmani (1963) became a runaway hit and that catapulted Laxmikant Pyarelal , till then assistants to Kalyanji Anandji, to big league.

“Sunahri Naagin”(1963) was also a curious case. It came in the same year as “Parasmani”(1963) and it shared several artists with “Parasmani”(1963). For instance, Babubhai Mistri was the director in both the movies and Mahipal was the hero in both of them.

If Laxmikant Pyarelal were the music directors in “Parasmani”(1963) then “Sunahri Naagin”(1963) had music by their mentors viz Kalyanji Anandji.

“Sunahri Naagin”(1963) had eight songs in it. Four songs from the movie have been covered in the blog. All these songs were covered in 2010 ! There has been a lull for eight years since then.

Here is the fifth song from “Sunahri Naagin”(1963) to appear in the blog. This is a raj darbaar song which is picturised on several female dancers. I am unable to identify them and I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify them.

The song is sung by Kamal Barot (what did I say earlier 🙂 ) and Mubarak Begam. Ved Prakash is the lyricist. Music is composed by Kalyanji Anandji.


Song-Main to ho gayi re badnaam (Sunahri Naagin)(1963) Singers-Kamal Barot, Mubarak Begam, Lyrics-Ved Prakash, MD-Kalyanji Anandji

Lyrics

wafaaon ka aalam
mitne laga hai
mohabbat ka dam
phir ghutne laga hai

main to ho gayi re badnaam
lete lete tera naam
main to ho gayi re badnaam
lete lete tera naam
saanwariya
kisko doon ilzaam
saanwariya
kisko doon ilzaam
main to ho gayi re badnaam
lete lete tera naam
saanwariya
kisko doon ilzaam
saanwariya
kisko doon ilzaam

<ye dil to tera deewaana hai
chaahat se bhara paimaana hai
itna bhi mujhe maaloom nahin
itna bhi mujhe maaloom nahin
apna hai ya begaana hai
main to ho gayi re badnaam
lete lete tera naam
saanwariya
kisko doon ilzaam
saanwariya
kisko doon ilzaam

ek teer jigar ke paar hua
aur dard gale ka haar hua
kuchh haal ajab sa hai dil ka
kuchh haal ajab sa hai dil ka
jabse tera deedaar hua
main to ho gayi re badnaam
lete lete tera naam
saanwariya
kisko doon ilzaam
saanwariya
kisko doon ilzaam

bhoole se mohabbat kar baithe
ye kaisi qayaamat kar baithe
dil hamse baghaawat kar baitha
dil hamse baghaawat kar baitha
ham dil se baghaawat kar baithe
main to ho gayi re badnaam
lete lete tera naam
saanwariya
kisko doon ilzaam
saanwariya
kisko doon ilzaam


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Blog Day : 3646 Post No. : 14475

“Naujawaan”(1966) was directed by Chaand for S S Films, Bombay. This stunt film had Dara Singh, Ajit, Nishi, Helen, Randhawa, Tiwari, Madan Puri, Kundan, Sundar, Randheer, Chaman Puri, Gauri, Neelam, Bela Bose, Madhu Malti, Ramlal Malik, Veena etc in it.

The movie had five songs in it. One song has been covered in the past.

Here is the second song from “Naujawaan”(1966) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Lata and Usha Mangeshkar. anjaan is the lyricist. Music is composed by G S Kohli.

The song is picturised as a synchronised dance song on Helen and another female dancer whom I am unable to identify. Ajit and Dara singh are also visible in the picturisation. I hope I have identified Helen correctly. 🙂

I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify the other actors in the picturisation whom I have not been able to identify.


Song-Majnu sa aashiq mar gaya (Naujawaan)(1966) Singers-Lata, Usha Mangeshkar, Lyrics-Anjaan, MD-G S Kohli

Lyrics

majnu sa aashiq mar gaya
hmm hmm
lekin naseehat kar gaya
kya
karta main tauba ishq se
aaya mizaaje shareef mein aaya
aaya mizaaje shareef mein
majnu sa aashiq mar gaya
lekin naseehat kar gaya
kya
karta main tauba ishq se
aaya mizaaje shareef mein aaya
aaya mizaaje shareef mein
majnu sa aashiq mar gaya
lekin naseehat kar gaya

bade naseeb se dil mein
wo aaj aaye hain aen
aji wo aaye hain aen
abhi to aaye hain aen
junoon e ishq mein ae
junoon e ishq mein
hum aaj ladkhadaaye hain
junoon e ishq mein
hum aaj ladkhadaaye hain
ye haal dekha ajab tera
ghabraa ke dil ne ye kaha
kya
karta main tauba ishq se
aaya mizaaje shareef mein aaya
aaya mijaaje shareef mein
majnu sa aashiq mar gaya
lekin naseehat kar gaya

hansi hansi mein aashiqui mein
jaan jaane de ae ae
ye jaan jaane de ae
ho jaan jaane de ae
haseen maut ko o o
haseen maut ko
hans kar gale lagaane de
haseen maut ko hans kar gale lagaane de
ye ishq ki hai ibtida
kya hogi iski intiha
karta main tauba ishq se
aaya mizaaje shareef mein aaya
aaya mizaaje shareef mein
majnu sa aashiq mar gaya
lekin naseehat kar gaya
kya
karta main tauba ishq se
aaya mizaaje shareef mein aaya
aaya mizaaje shareef mein
majnu sa aashiq mar gaya

khayaal kya hai tumhaara
ke main nashe mein hoon
aji hoon hosh mein
khuda kasam
maze mein hoon oon oon oon
sukoon dil ka
tamanna ki har khushi le le
ye wo nasha hai
jo jeete ji zindagi le le
ye ishq aag hai
is aag mein jal jaane de
ye pyaar dhokha hai
ye dhokha
hans ke khaane de
sambhaal khud ko zara
haan
ye dil sambhalta nahin
to phir na ishq se dar
ye dar nikalta nahin
aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa

ye poochh humse ae
ye poochh humse
lutf kya hai dil lagaane mein aen
bada maza hai kaleje pe chot khaane mein
aashiq khushi se mar gaye
buzdil naseehat kar gaye
karta main tauba ishq se
aaya mizaaje shareef mein aaya
aaya mizaaje shareef mein
aaya mizaaje shareef mein
aaya mizaaje shareef mein


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

Blog Day : 3619 Post No. : 14423

Missing Films of 1960s – 75
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‘Thief Of Baghdad’ – a movie that has now became a legend, came to the silver screen almost a hundred years ago, in an era when even Hollywood was still in the silent zone. This archetypal tale adapted from the ‘Tales of a Thousand Nights’ (what we know better as ‘Arabian Nights’), was made into a film by Douglas Fairbanks who wrote the story for the film, produced it and played the lead role. Over the decades, this film has become a seminal benchmark of what fantasy cinema should be. The lavish production was much ahead of its time of the 1920s. In that era, the production cost of the film came to a whopping 1.1 million USD. One has to see to believe the scale of production – towering palaces, fabulous interiors, special effects to blow your mind and a cast of thousands much before Cecil B DeMille put his hand to the camera. This film is available in public domain, and it is a veritable treat to watch.

Over the decades, the film has been remade in Hollywood and also in other parts of the world, sustaining and perpetuating the fantasy of this adorable tale of a petty, brazen, street smart thief whose philosophy in life is “. . . what I like, I take.” His life changes when he sees the sleeping princess and falls in love with her. The plot of the story passes through many twists and turns and magical elements, before the two lovers are joined together. While watching the film, one gets this feeling – haan yes, this is how it happens in the adventure films of Hindi cinema. But the important thing to realize is – here is where it started. This is the original, and what followed are influenced from this one.

In Hindi films, the earliest reference we can garner is a silent film from 1931 – ‘Iraaque Ka Chor’. Although not essentially mentioning Baghdad, and in the absence of any plot details, it is possible that this film follows the Fairbanks original from 1924. Besides the interesting trivia that Baghdad and Basra were probably the only two well known cities of Iraq.

In the era of sound movies, 1934 is the first time this name appears. That year, two films were made – ‘Baghdad Ka Chor’ and ‘Iraaque Ka Chor’. The next in line is the 1946 film ‘Baghdad Ka Chor’, followed again in 1955 by another film of the same name. Then in 1968, we have the Dara Singh starrer ‘Thief Of Baghdad’. In 1977 came another version with the same title, the star cast being led by Shatrughan Sinha, Kabir Bedi and Sulakshana Pandit. In 1978, Kabir Bedi starred in another film by the same name, for TV.

With this song today we bring on board the 1968 film ‘Thief Of Baghdad’. The film is produced by Bohra Brothers and is directed by Shriram. The abbreviated list of actors is Dara Singh, Nishi, Helen, Savita, Jeevankala, P Kailash, BM Vyas, Sheikh, Ravi Kumar, Ram Kumar, Maqbool, Sunanda, Amritrana, Jilani, Sarita Devi, Munshi Munakka, Bijnor, Ramesh Kant, Johnny Whisky, Dilip Dutt, Maruti, Rani, Gani, Mohammed Ali, B Sandow, Gulab, Gaffar, Mansoor, Mohammedali Steelman, Vimla, Khursheed and Saudagar Singh. And we see many of them in the video clip of this song.

The information about the songs in Geet Kosh is indicated as being not complete. It lists 5 songs, with indication that more songs are in the film. The film being available, I checked it and I can identify at least one more song which is not listed in Geet Kosh.

The credits of the film identify two songwriters – Aziz Ghaazi and SH Bihari. The writer of this song is not specifically identified. Music is given by Baldev Nath, which most likely is the same person as Baldev Nath Bali or BN Bali.

This song is a raaj darbaar dance song which is performed by Helen and Rani [Jeevankala]. The singing voice is just one, i.e. Asha Bhosle with the lines being shared by the two dancers on screen.
[Ed Note: Thanks to dear Prakash ji for correcting the identification of the lady dancer accompanying Helen in this song.]

In this screen situation, Nishi is the princess who has fallen in love with Dara Singh, a commoner. Dara Singh and his team is captured and are shown in chains. The scheming Wazir, role played by P Kailash (I need help to identify this actor) has imprisoned the King, and has forced the princess to marry him, given that her father and her lover are both his prisoners. So Nishi and this Wazir are seated in the two throne like chairs, and the dance is being performed for the occasion. As per the storyline of this film, Helen performs the role of Dara Singh’s younger sister.
[Ed Note: Once again thanks to dear Prakash ji for identifying the actor playing the role of the Wazir.]

The video clip shows a number of actors. There are two more men in chains. The one in mustard shirt with chains tied to his wrists (again need help to identify this actor) plays the role of Dara Singh’s younger brother in the film. The third person in chains, wearing a black shirt and with chains around his neck is Sheikh. There is a few other actors shown in momentary close up shots, who are also watching this performance. I request other readers and friends to please help identify them.

So with this song, the 1968 film ‘Thief Of Baghdad’ makes its debut on our blog. That also brings the count of films brought on board through this series now to 75. Wow. Let us see how many more we are able to add in the coming weeks. Working on the home work list that Katie Ben prepared for me, we shall not be hitting the century mark on this series, but I think we will get pretty close. 🙂

 

Song – Humko Bhi Marna Hai, Tumko Bhi Marna Hai  (Thief Of Baghdad) (1968) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – [Unattributed], MD – Baldev Nath

Lyrics

khabrdaar. . .

hoshiyaar. . .

humko bhi marna hai
tumko bhi marna hai

humko bhi marna hai
tumko bhi marna hai
marne se darna kya
jeene ki baaten kar
humko bhi marna hai
tumko bhi marna hai

duniya ke gulshan mein
kaante hazaaron hain
duniya ke gulshan mein
kaante hazaaron hain
kaanton se bachta ja
duniya se daaman bhar
humko bhi marna hai
tumko bhi marna hai

chaahat ki raahon mein
maana ke khatra hai
chaahat ki raahon mein
maana ke khatra hai
phir bhi tu chalta ja
mere ishaaron par
humko bhi marna hai
tumko bhi marna hai

maujon mein rehne de
kashti jawaani ki
maujon mein rehne de
kashti jawaani ki
aata nahin hum ko
marna kinaaron par

humko bhi marna hai
tumko bhi marna hai
marne se darna kya
jeene ki baaten kar
humko bhi marna hai
tumko bhi marna hai

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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खबरदार॰ ॰ ॰

होशियार॰ ॰ ॰

हमको भी मरना है
तुमको भी मरना है

हमको भी मरना है
तुमको भी मरना है
मरने से डरना क्या
जीने की बातें कर
हमको भी मरना है
तुमको भी मरना है

दुनिया के गुलशन में
कांटे हजारों हैं
दुनिया के गुलशन में
कांटे हजारों हैं
काँटों से बचता जा
दुनिया से दामन भर
हमको भी मरना है
तुमको भी मरना है

चाहत की राहों में
माना के खतरे हैं
चाहत की राहों में
माना के खतरे हैं
फिर भी तू चलता जा
मेरे इशारों पर
हमको भी मरना है
तुमको भी मरना है

मौजों में रहने दे
कश्ती जवानी की
मौजों में रहने दे
कश्ती जवानी की
आता नहीं हम को
मारना किनारों पर

हमको भी मरना है
तुमको भी मरना है
मरने से डरना क्या
जीने की बातें कर
हमको भी मरना है
तुमको भी मरना है


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Blog Day : 3543 Post No. : 14224

“Mome Ki Gudiya”(1972) was produced and directed by Mohan Mukar for M K Films Private Limited, Bombay. The movie had Tanuja, Ratan Chopra (new discovery), Jeva, Bhahmchaari, Meena T, Tuntun, Paro, Raj Mehra, Rashid Khan, Helen, Gopal Sahgal, Ridku, Brahm Bhardwaj, N Date, Subhash, Prakash Antra, Sunil Sharma, Ajay Kumar, Umakant Rao, Prakash Bhatia, Prakash Vaid, Naseb Singh etc in it with special appearances by Premnath, Nazeer Hussain and Om Prakash.

This “social” movie, which was apparently made to launch Ratan Chopra in Hindi movies, failed as a launch vehicle. Those were the days when failure of a movie meant failure of music of the movie as well, but that was not so in this case. There were five songs in it and these songs were quite popular. Anand Bakshi had sung two songs in the movie. The song “baaghon mein bahaar aayi” was one of the most popular songs of those days, as far as I was concerned.

Four songs from the movie have been covered in the past. Here are their details:-

Song Title

Post No.

Post Date

Baaghon me bahaar aayi 558 16-Jan-09
Bandhan toote na sanwariya 4965 8-Nov-11
Reshma jawaan ho gayee 10211 5-Sep-14
Main dhoondhh raha thha sapnon mein 14218 30-Mar-18

Here is the fifth and final song from “Mome Ki Gudiya”(1972) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Asha Bhonsle. Anand Bakshi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal.

The song is picturised as a cabarat dance. I thought that it was Madhumati(Helen’s lookalike) but the name of Helen is there is the cast and Madhumati’s is not there. So I guess that the dancer is Helen, after all. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation.

With this song, “Mome Ki Gudiya”(1972) joins the list of movies that have all their songs covered in the blog.

Audio

Video


Song-Nainon ki gaadi chali chhuk chhuk(Mome Ki Gudiya)(1972) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics

Nainon ki gaadi chali
gaadi chali chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
Nainon ki gaadi chali
gaadi chali chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
chhuk
o dilwaale matwaale
tere dil ke tesan pe
gaadi gayi
ruk ruk
ruk
gaadi chali chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
Nainon ki gaadi chali
gaadi chali chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
chhuk
o dilwaale matwaale
tere dil ke tesan pe
gaadi gayi
ruk ruk
ruk
gaadi chali chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk chhuk
nainon ki gaadi chali
gaadi chali chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk

lalalalalala
lalalalalal
laa laa
lalalalalala
lalalalalal
laa laa

aise jo aankhen churaayega re
aise jo aankhen churaayega
to baad mein tu pachhtaayega
chal degi baabu
arre gaadi aage
tu dekhta hi rah jaayega
darr mat duniya se
chalna hai to chal
aankh micholi khelen
luk chhup luk chhup
luk chhup luk chhup
luk chhup
gaadi chali chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk chhuk
nainon ki gaadi chali
gaadi chali chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
o dilwaale matwaale
tere dil ke tesan pe
gaadi gayi
ruk ruk
ruk
gaadi chali chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk chhuk
Nainon ki gaadi chali
gaadi chali chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk

jeewan hai kya
ek rail hai re
jeewan hai kya
ek rail hai
do din jawaani ka khel hai
thhode dinon ki
hai ye judaai
thhode dinon ka ye mel hai
prem nagar manzil hai hamaari
raste mein shahar do
dukh sukh
dukh sukh
dukh sukh
dukh sukh
dukh sukh
gaadi chali chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk chhuk
Nainon ki gaadi chali
gaadi chali chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
o dilwaale matwaale
tere dil ke tesan pe
gaadi gayi
ruk ruk
ruk
gaadi chali chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk chhuk
Nainon ki gaadi chali
gaadi chali chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk
chhuk chhuk


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Blog Day : 3535 Post No. : 14200

Yesterday (22 march 2018), the blog was having a dot day till about 8 PM and then three articles were published just as the day was getting over, duly taking care of the “debutant” movie song as well as the YIPPEE movie for the day. Today (23 march 2018), we have had four songs discussed already, and that covers the “debutant” movie song as well as the YIPPEE movie.

But we are not done for the day. People have not noticed that we are onto another landmark. These days we mention the post number in the beginning of the post. The last article had its post number as 14199. So the next article has to be the net century post for the blog, viz post number 14200.

This century post occasion must be the most uneventful as well as the most underprepared century post. I was not sure about the song I was going to pick for the occasion till very late. I thought that I had chosen the song. But that song got changed in the afternoon. In the evening that song got changed again. This song, the 14200th song for the blog will appear at around 11 PM IST, after being finalised at about 8 PM ! In fact I discovered this song and heard it for the first time at 8 PM !

I had decided that this century post would cover a song penned by Kaifi Azmi. so the songs that I kept chosing and changing were all penned by Kaifi Azmi.

It was yesterday evening that I had decided on Kaifi Azmi as the artist to feature for the century song. So I began to research on the songs of Kaifi Azmi. I found, much to my surprise that the list of all songs penned by Kaifi Azmi is not available online, unlike the case for many other artists. Kaifi Azmi has an official site but I found that site a half hearted attempt and there I could not find what I was looking for.

So I spend my time from yesyterday evening till this evening compiling the list of all Kaifi Azmi songs that he has penned in HFM. I arrived at a figure of 351 songs from 88 movies. I was under the impression that Kaifi Azmi was on 199 in the blog and so I was hoping that this song would combine blog century will Kaifi Azmi’s 200th song in the blog. But I found that my earlier calcutaion was incorrect. Kaifi Azmi is on 189 and not quite 199. Nevertheless, now I have a fairly good idea about Kaifi Azmi’s output in Hindi movies.

I find that the music directors with whom Kaifi Azmi worked could be broadly categorised in two categories- First category was those who were lovers of urdu. Second category were those who did not have command over Hindi/ Urdu but they realised the value of a good lyricist.

In the first category, we have music directors like Madan Mohan, Ghulam Mohammad, Khayyam, Jaidev, A R Qureshy, Pt Lachchiram, O P Nayyar, Roshan etc etc. Kaifi Azmi worked with Madan Mohan in 14 movies, which is the highest number of movies for him with one music director. On the other end of the spectrum, he worked with Roshan and O P Nayyar in just one song each. The first song in the blog was sole Roshan composition that Kaifi Azmi penned. So this blog was starged with a rare song though it was not realised at that time. 🙂

The only O P Nayyar composition that was penned by Kaifi Azmi was the lilting title song of “Bahaaren Phir Bhi Aayengi” (1966).

The other category of music directors with whom Kaifi Azmi was associated in HFM were those who had poor command over Hindi/ Urdu. They were mostly Bangla speakers. But what compositions they created with Kaifi Azmi. This category of music directors include names like S D Burman, Hemant Kumar, Kamal Mitra, Bappi Lahiri, Aparesh Lahiri, Robin, Kanu Roy, Dilip Roy etc.

For this occasion, I have chosen a song that must be regarded as a rare song on many counts. This song is a rare song per se, in the sense that I had not heard this song till now, even though this song was composed in 1970, when I as a precocious music loving kid would listen to all HFM that would get played on Radio, loudspeakers etc.

This song can also be desribed as rare because it is a club song as well as a Helen dance song. One does not associate Kaifi Azmi with a Helen dance song, but this song is very much a Helen dance song.

Though the song has dance by Helen, she does not do any lip syncing. The song is a male solo song. It is sung by Mahendra Kapoor, regarded uncharitably as poor man’s Rafi by some. The song is lip synced as a party song in Shammi Kapoor style. No, it is lip synced neither by Shammi Kapoor nor by Vishwajeet, whom many people rather uncharitably regarded as poor man’s Shammi Kapoor. the song is lip synced by Chandrashekhar who could well be described as a poor man’s Vishwajeet. That would make him poor man’s poor man’s Shammi Kapoor. 🙂 The song does have such self effacing lines as

dekh ke mujhko munh pher lete hain sab
mera chehra gareebi ka hai ishtihaar

The picturisation also shows some well known villains in attendance. K N Singh and Jeewan are present on the occasion. Jeewan seems to have understood every word of this heavy duty lyrics, going by his facial expression. 🙂

I got to listen to the song a few times in the process of noting down of the lyrics. I found the song growingon me. It is that kind of song.

So here is this unsung song as the rather unnoticed 14200th song in the blog. This century took a sedate 26 days. Hopefully we will pick up speed in the coming days and weeks.

I take this opportunity to thank one and all for their continued support, good wishes and encouragement that keep fuelling this musical bandwagon. Let us hope that this bandwagon keep on rolling, like the mythical perpetual motion machine.


Song-Chaand bhi hai sitaare bhi hain bazm mein (Daghabaaz)(1970) Singer-Mahendra Kapoor, Lyrics-Kaifi Azmi, MD-Dilip Roy

Lyrics

chaand bhi hai sitaare bhi hain bazm mein
chaand bhi hai sitaare bhi hain bazm mein
jaane kya raaz hai kyun ujaala nahin
chhed di maine dil ki ye baaten kahaan
dil ki baaten koi sun’newaala nahin
chaand bhi hai sitaare bhi hain bazm mein

dekh ke mujhko munh pher lete hain sab
mera chehra gareebi ka hai ishtihaar
dekh ke mujhko munh pher lete hain sab
mera chehra gareebi ka hai ishtihaar
apne sar pe chita apni rakkhe huye
apne sar pe chita apni rakkhe huye
thokaren khaayin duniya ke aage hazaar
thokaren khaayin duniya ke aage hazaar
aur kisi ne bhi badhke sambhaala nahin
dil ki baaten koi sun’newaala nahin
chaand bhi hai sitaare bhi hain bazm mein

sar agar phodna hai to sar phod lo
saaya dhoondho na chaandi ki deewaar mein
sar agar phodna hai to sar phod lo
saaya dhoondho na chaandi ki deewaar mein
pyaar ka geet honthon tak aaya to thha
pyaar ka geet honthon tak aaya to thha
kho gaya aa ke sone ki jhankaar mein
kho gaya aa ke sone ki jhankaar mein
dard patthar ne seene mein paala nahin
dil ki baaten koi sun’newaala nahin
chaand bhi hai sitaare bhi hain bazm mein

raat dhalti rahi
jashn hota raha
raat dhalti rahi
jashn hota raha
log hanste rahe
koi rota raha
shukriya kis jubaan se ada keejiye
shukriya kis jubaan se ada keejiye
dil mein kaanta zamaana chubhota raha
dil mein kaanta zamaana chubhota raha
mujhko mahfil se lekin nikaala nahin
dil ki baaten koi sun’newaala nahin
chaand bhi hai sitaare bhi hain bazm mein
jaane kya raaz hai kyun ujaala nahin
chhed di maine dil ki ye baaten kahaan
dil ki baaten koi sun’newaala nahin
chaand bhi hai sitaare bhi hain bazm mein


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Blog Day : 3483 Post No. : 13993

“Swarg Narak”(1978) was Produced by B Nagi Reddi and directed by Dasari Narayan Rao for Vijaya Productions Pvt Ltd.(Madras). The movie had Sanjeev Kumar, Jeetendra,Vinod Mehra, Moushumi Chatterjee, Shabana Azmi,Shobhini Singh, Kamini Kaushal,Farita Boyce,Helen,Vijayalakshmi,Baby Gowri,Baby Sumathi,Paintal,Aditya,Vimal Sahu, Swaraj Kumar, Prem Kumar, Saleem,Subba Rao,Madhukar,Kiran, Pandey,Ram Mohan, Muthalif. In addtions, Madan Puri,A.K.Hangal,Prema Narayan made special appearances, while ITanuja made a friendly appearance. Other friendly appearances were by Jagdeep, Om Shivpuri, Raj Mehra, Shammi, Vikram Gokhale, Komilla Virk, Birbal, Pandhari Bai, Adil Aman etc.

The movie was a typically Chandamama magazine kind of tale, because it was a made by the owners of Chandamama. The movie had four songs in it. Three of these songs have been covered in the past.

Despite being aware that only one song was left to be covered, I was unable to cover the final song from the movie. For one, this is a rather complicated song. HFGK mentions it as a song in two parts, viz part a sung by Lata and part b sung by Christine. In reality it is one continous song where one stanza is a sung by Lata in Sanskrit and that is followed by one stanza in English by Christine and so on. The full audio of the song is rather elusive.

The sanskrit portion is basically shloks from Geeta. HFGK mentions them as shloks number 20 and 22 from chapter II and shlok number 34 from chapter 9. The English portion are penned by Harindranath Chattopadhyay. The picturisation shows a devout wife (played by Shabana Azmi reciting Geeta Shloks) in a bid to save the life of her mother in law whereas the wayward husband (played by Vinod Mehra) is drinking in a bar in the company of disagreeable people such as Komila Virk. There isone bar dancer (I am unable to identify her) who lip syncs the English song.

Movie audience were supposed to sympathise and praise the devout lady and abuse the wayward man. I had watched this movie (duly bunking my college classes) and had joined the mainstream audience in reacting in the predictable way.

Here is this elusive song, with tough lyrics since they are in Sanskrit and English. 🙂 All the hard work of noting down the lyrics are done by Prakashchandra who has also provided all the details about the movie.

With this song, “Swarg Narak”(1978) joins the list of movies that have all their songs covered in the blog.

Audio Full


video

Song-Na jaayate Mriyate va…I love you only (Swarg Narak)(1978) Singers-Lata, Christine, Lyrics-Harindranath Chattopadhyay, MD-Rajesh Roshan

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

na jaayate
mriyate vaa
kadaachinnaayam
bhootwaa
bhavitaa
vaan bhooyah
ajo nityah
shaashwatoyam
puraano
na hannyate
hanya maaney ae ae ae
shareerey

I love you only
aa aaah
I am so lonely
oo oo oo hoo hmmm
come and hold me
come
come

I kiss you dearly
aaa aa hhaaa…aaa
aaa I am so quivery
aaa aa aahhaa…haaa
ooh come and hold me
love me
ohh you can
I am a woman
you are a man
carress me
possess me
woo me
let your love ??
through and through me

vaasaasi jeernaani
yathaa vihaay
navaani
grihnaati
naro paraani
tathaa shareeraani
vihaay jeernaanyaani
sannyaati
navaani deh ee

aaa aaa aaa
we shall have to pay the price for his vice
vice vice
we shall have to pay the price for his vice
vice vice

man-manaa bhava
madbhakto o
mad-yaaji maam namasskuru
maamevaishyasi
yukthvaivva maatmaanam
mat paraayanaha

I love you only
only
I love you only
only
I am so lonely
lonely
lonely
lonely
come and hold me
enfold me
enfold me
enfold me

hhaa
hhaa
hhaaa
aaahh
aahh
aahhaaa
oooo oo…ooo
hmmm…hmm
aahh
aahhhaa
aaaahhaa
aaahhhaaa


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Blog Day : 3470 Post No. : 13933

When I looked at the filmography of Madan Mohan, I found that “Sharaafat Chhod Di Maine”(1976) is one of the few movies that is not yet represented in the blog. The movie was directed by Jagdev Bhambhri for Hema Pictures, Bombay. This social movie had Hema Malini, Feroz Khan, Neetu Singh, Jagdeep, Abhi Bhattacharya, Afzal Khan, Baby Madhu Malini, Hakeem, Surendra Khosla, Hitler, Dev Sharma, Moolchand, and Helen, with special roles by Bindu, Padma Khanna, Aparna Chaudhary, Dev Kumar, Fariyal, Laxmi Chhaaya, Jayshree T, Dheeraj, Tabrez, Gopal Sahgal, Sudarshan Sharma, Nandu, Jagdev Bhambhri etc in it.

This “social” movie had five songs in it. It is a popular misconception for people, including me that the song sharaafat chhod di maine is from this movie. No, this song is from “Sharaafat”(1970).

“Sharaafat Chhod Di Maine”(1976) had five songs in it. Four of the songs are Asha Bhonsle solos and one song is a Rafi-Asha Bhonsle duet.

Here is the first song from “Sharaafat Chhod Di Maine”(1976) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Asha Bhonsle. Verma Malik is the lyricist. music is composed by Madan Mohan.

There are several observations one can make about this song. First is that Madan Mohan was clearly under instructions to create a tune that sounded like RD Burman. Second observation is that this song is a Helen song but with some difference. Helen does give a cabaret dance performance, but she is dressed not like a cabaret dancer but like how an apsara out on a mission to break the “tapasya” of a tapaswi muni would dress. Third observation is that the person incharge of getting this song picturised was quite a confused soul. He did not have much clue what to do and he succeeded in totally messing up the picturisation of this song. Most Helen songs are supposed to be watched, but here is a Helen song picturisation that tries to show almost every actor acting in the movie instead of concentrating on the main task at hand viz choreography of this song and thus wasting Helen in this song.

The movie, it goes without saying, deservedly failed at the box office. Nevertheless, the movie has music by Madan Mohan so this movie needs to find representation in the blog. Better late than never. so here is this Helen song from “Sharaafat Chhod Di Maine”(1976). With this song, “Sharaafat Chhod Di Maine”(1976) makes its debut in the blog.


Song-Aaj ki mehfil aaj ki shaam (Sharafat Chhod Di Maine)(1976) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Verma Malik, MD-Madan Mohan

Lyrics

aaj ki mehfil
aaj ki shaam
aaj ki mehfil
aaj ki shaam
teri khaatir tere naam
teri khaatir tere naam
teri khaatir tere naam
aaj paimaana aur ye jaam
aaj paimaana aur ye jaam
teri khaatir tere naam
teri khaatir tere naam
teri khaatir tere naam

shaab e hayaat laaun
jannat ka khwaab laaun
aaj ki mehfil aaj ki shaam
aaj ki mehfil aaj ki shaam
teri khaatir tere naam
teri khaatir tere naam

saanson ki garmi de doon
dhadkan ki thhaap de doon
o o
saanson ki garmi de doon
dhadkan ki thaap de doon
aankhon ka pyaar de doon
dil ka milaap de doon
pyaar ke pyaale mein ye bhara hai
paigaam
paigaam
paigaam
aaj ki mehfil aaj ki shaam
aaj ki mehfil aaj ki shaam
teri khaatir tere naam
teri khaatir tere naam
teri khaatir tere naam

honthon pe mere dilbar tera hi naam aaye
o o
honthon pe mere dilbar tera hi naam aaye
ji chaahta hai aisi har roz shaam aaye
ab to hai zindagi bas yahi kaam
kaam
ho kaam
aaj ki mehfil aaj ki shaam
aaj ki mehfil aaj ki shaam
teri khaatir tere naam
teri khaatir tere naam
teri khaatir tere naam


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Blog Day : 3470 Post No. : 13930

Missing Films of 1960s – 45
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As I scanned the filmography of Nayyar Sb, presented by Atul ji in his late evening post yesterday, my eyes stopped with a jerk on seeing a ‘0’ in the decade of 1960s. Quick shift to the left and I find that the film is ‘The Killers’ from 1969. And the mind said ‘wow’ again – this film, and that too with Nayyar Sb’s music – how can that be an outsider still. Time to set the record right. So the immediate decision was to debut this film – immediately. 🙂

‘The Killers’ – is a kind of a multi starrer before its time. It brought together Sheikh Mukhtar, Dara Singh and Ajit – all stars in their own right of the genre of stunt / suspense / thriller films. Other players in the star cast are Helen (of course), Bela Bose, Leela Chitnis, Bhagwan, Jagdish Raj, Anwar Husain, Amar, Maruti, Savita, Sushma, Ram Lal, and Kundan etc. And yes, the alternate title of this film, now do not be surprised – ‘Hum Sab Qaatil Hain’, a la ‘Hum Sab Ustad Hain’ and ‘Hum Sab Chor Hain’.  😀 😀

The film is produced under the banner of Sangam Films, Bombay, and is directed by Maruti. The six songs in this film are shared between Aziz Kashmiri (2) and SH Bihari(4). This song is written by SH Bihari. Music – yes OP Nayyar Sb.

A wonderfully composed song, that immediately brings to memory, the similarly paced song – “Hum Ne To Dil Ko Aap Ke Kadmon Mein Rakh Diya”, sung by Rafi Sb and Asha Bhosle for Nayyar Sb in the film ‘Mere Sanam’ (1965). The use of sitar is simply so exquisite.

On screen, the song has been performed so sensuously by Helen, as she showers her graces on to her beau, role played by Dara Singh. In the initial moments of the song, the gentleman seems spooked, watching the lady wearing a towel, and then getting ready. He has this bowled over astounded expression on his face – almost as if, if he was required to say something, then God help the director.

But all in all, a wonderful composition, and performed equally wonderfully on screen by Helen. This is not a dance song, but she has conducted herself extremely tastefully.

With this, the film ‘The Killers’ makes its debut on our blog. And enjoy this lovely song. And the Helen performance.  🙂

 

Song – Nazren Mila Ke Aap Ne Ehsaan Kar Diya  (The Killers) (1969) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – SH Bihari, MD – OP Nayyar

Lyrics

hmmm hmmm hmmm
la la la la laaa lalla
hmmm hmmm hmmm hmmm hmmm

nazren mila ke aapne ehsaan kar diya
nazren mila ke aapne ehsaan kar diya
phir se hamaare jeene ka samaan kar diya

mil ke hamen huzoor se
mehsoos ye hua
mil ke hamen huzoor se
mehsoos ye hua
duniya mein aur kuchh bhi nahin
pyaar ke siwa
sab kuchh wafaa ke naam pe
qurbaan kar diya
nazren mila ke aapne ehsaan kar diya

bechain thi hamaari nazar
aap ke bagair
bechain thi hamaari nazar
aap ke bagair
mushqil tha zindagi ka safar
aap ke bagair
baahon mein le ke aap ne
aasaan kar diya
nazren mila ke aapne ehsaan kar diya
phir se hamaare jeene ka samaan kar diya

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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हम्ममम हम्ममम हम्ममम
ला ला ला ला लाss लल्ला
हम्ममम हम्ममम हम्ममम हम्ममम हम्ममम

नज़रें मिला के आपने एहसान कर दिया
नज़रें मिला के आपने एहसान कर दिया
फिर से हमारे जीने का समान कर दिया

मिल के हमें हुज़ूर से
महसूस ये हुआ
मिल के हमें हुज़ूर से
महसूस ये हुआ
दुनिया में और कुछ भी नहीं
प्यार के सिवा
सब कुछ वफा के नाम पे
कुर्बान कर दिया
नज़रें मिला के आपने एहसान कर दिया

बेचैन थी हमारी नज़र
आप के बगैर
बेचैन थी हमारी नज़र
आप के बगैर
मुश्किल था ज़िंदगी का सफर
आप के बगैर
बाहों में ले के आप ने
आसान कर दिया
नज़रें मिला के आपने एहसान कर दिया
फिर से हमारे जीने का समान कर दिया


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