Atul’s Song A Day- A choice collection of Hindi Film & Non-Film Songs

Archive for the ‘joie de vivre’ Category


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Blog Day :

4712 Post No. : 16418

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2011-2021) – Song No. 25
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“Teen Bhai”(1955) was directed by Hem Chandra for D P Productions, Bombay. This “social” movie had Nirupa roy, Shyama, Bharat Bhushan, Pahadi sanyal, Hiralal, Nazir Hussain, Gulab, Leela Mishra, Madan Puri,Chandrakala, Bhupendra Kapoor, Menka, Samar Chatterjee, Sarita devi, Colin Pal, Shivji Bhai, Nimbalkar, Shah, Sailen Bose, Shailaj, Kammo etc in it ith
Guest appearance by Pal Mahendra.

The movie had eight songs in it. One song has been covered in the past. That song was covered on this day ten years ago, and that song- Jaan gayi hoon pehchaan gayi hoon , remains the only song from the movie in the blog so far.

As blog ten year challenge, here is the second song from “Teen Bhai”(1955) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Sudha Malhotra. Bharat Vyas is the lyricist. Music is composed by Arun Kumar Mukherjee.

Only the audio of the song is available. It appears that only two stanzas of the song are available and those two stanzas have been repeated by the uploader to make it look like a long enough song.

I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of the song.

Lyrics of this song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.


Song-Ban mein boley bulbul aur man mein boley maina(Teen Bhai) (1955) Singer-Sudha Malhotra, Lyrics-Bharat Vyas, MD-Arun Kumar Mukherjee

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

bann mein boley bulbul
aur mann mein boley mainaa
ho bann mein boley
bann mein boley bulbul
aur mann mein boley mainaa
rey ud ud jaaye
o udd udd jaaye
gagan mein morey naainaa aa
bann mein boley
bann mein boley bulbul
aur mann mein boley mainaa
ho bann mein boley

ye kaarey kaarey baadal
baajaaye meethi maadal
hooo oo ooo hoo oo hoo oo
aahhhaaa hhaaa hhaaa hhhaaa
ye kaarey kaarey baadal
baajaaye meethi maadal
ye sunn sunn ankhiyon mein
phailaa jaaye kaajal
ho phailaa jaaye kaajal
laagey rey laagey aey ae ae
sunehrey laagey
sunehrey laagey din ye
rupahaley laagey rainaa
rey udd udd jaaye
ho udd udd jaaye
gagan mein morey nainaa aa
bann mein boley

ye kaarey kaarey baadal
baajaaye meethi maadal
hooo oo ooo hoo oo hoo oo
aahhhaaa hhaaa hhaaa hhhaaa
ye kaarey kaarey baadal
baajaaye meethi maadal
ye sunn sunn ankhiyon mein
phailaa jaaye kaajal
ho phailaa jaaye kaajal
laagey rey laagey aey ae ae
sunehrey laagey
sunehrey laagey din ye
rupahaley laagey rainaa
rey udd udd jaaye
ho udd udd jaaye
gagan mein morey nainaa aa
bann mein boley
bann mein boley bulbul
aur mann mein boley mainaa
ho bann mein boley

ye meethhi meethhi ghadiyaan
jo moti si thin ladiyaan
oo oooo ooo oo oo ooo
haahhhaa aaahhaaa hhhaaa hhhaaaa
ye meethi meethi ghadiyaan
o jo moti si thin ladiyaan
o lagee lagee phaagun mein
phoolon ki phuljadiyaan
ho phoolon ki phuljhadiyaan
main kis sey kahoon oon oon
kis sey kahoon
main kis sey kahoon
baat meri kaun suney bainaa
rey udd udd jaaye
ho udd udd jaaye
gagan mein morey naainaa aan aa
bann mein boley

ye meethhi meethhi ghadiyaan
jo moti si thhin ladiyaan
ho o ho o ho o
haahhhaa aaahhaaa hhhaaa hhhaaaa
ye meethi meethi ghadiyaan
o jo moti si thin ladiyaan
ho lagee lagee phaagun mein
phoolon ki phuljadiyaan
ho phoolon ki phuljhadiyaan
main kis sey kahoon oon oon
kis sey kahoon
main kis sey kahoon
baat meri kaun suney bainaa
rey udd udd jaaye
ho udd udd jaaye
gagan mein morey naainaa aan aa
bann mein boley


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

Blog Day:

4700 Post No. : 16400

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This Week, That Year – 7
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30May – 05Jun, 2011

Celebrations today – the first item of order. Yes, the two numbers above are telling a telling tale (pardon the pun please). I have been on board now, well, it seems all my life now. Yes, so many years ago. And as we continue this relentless beat forward, I continue to keep marveling – at the fact that the blog seems to have gotten a life of its own and the bandwagon continues to chug along merrily.

It is stated often – the destination is not of any import. It is the journey that has to be enjoyed. And as this blog keeps growing from height to height and going from strength to strength, these minor milestones and even the major milestones have really become a matter of routine. Ok yes – another century, well, this number of days, well, this average of songs per day, well. . .  As I said, just a matter of routine that these stations come and go past quickly.

Ah but the journey – that is where the real joy is emerging. Yes, we had those days when 5,000th and 10,000th songs were such a big deal and Atulites of all shades were pinned to the emails and whatsapp chats as if the World Cup finals were on and both Gavaskar and Tendulkar were on crease, going full blast. I am sure the regulars have those days cemented into memory. The heady heights that we used to cheer and celebrate about.

I do not mean to say that we do not or will not continue to celebrate the milestones. But the drummer’s beat has changed somewhat. The magic of the daily routine is just unbelievable. There is such a serene comfort in the incessant regularity. A trust, a confidence, just like the Sun rising every day (well, some rare days may have clouds also). But then the Sun is there, and will appear in all its glory tomorrow morning again.

I know that most bandwagoneers will agree with me – the blog has become a foundational regularity in life, and whether or not I will open the browser early morning, I know that a new post will be there.

A new post, a new song – another gem to ruminate on today, from the ocean that is the Hindi film song. With the incessant dipping into this ocean every day, and the incessant pulling up of pearls and gems of the first water – one starts to believe. Starts to believe that there is a blessing that has descended on this concept, and the upon the fortunate ones who are connected with it, making our own, and many other lives meaningful.

The heart brims over, the mind stalls, the words slow down – enough been said, and yet, more than that enough still remains to be said. I had come across a quote from Rumi couple of days back – “The closer I get, the more I see how far I am”.

And the bandwagon chugs along. . .

4,700 days, 16,400 posts. And you must consider, the number of songs contained therein are much more – on account of multi part and multi version songs. By my tally of data that we are maintaining, the song count stands today, with this post – 17,010.

And there is still an ocean awaiting us. . .

Ok so, the week that was 30th May to 5th June in 2011 – the summer of 2011. Goodness, one of the slowest weeks I have written about in this series so far. Three dot days, four active days, and a total of 13 posts published. Atul ji, where were you located in the summer of 2011?

Let’s do the numbers first. A total of 13 posts and 12 films are showcased. One film ‘Mirza Ghalib’ (1954) comes in with two posts.

We had 4 debut films this week. No films got yippeee’d during the week. Of the 12 films that got featured, 7 films have since been yippeee’d. If we factor in the possibly untraceable songs, then we have two more films being Yippeee’d conditionally. Hmm, that is a very good %. Only three films out of the 12 posted, are still showing the pending status.

Looking at the distribution by decades, we have the following data,

1930s   1
1940s   5
1950s   6
1970s   1

Majority focus is on the Godlen Era.

No milestones got breached this week.

Here is the week’s data in table form.

Blog Ten Year Challenge (2011-2021) Series
Sl.No. Movie Name Year HFGK NoS ASAD NoS Possible UT Deb/Yip Milestone Film Status Pending
30-May-11
[No Posts]
31-May-11
1 Tansen 1943 13 13 Yippeee’d
2 Meena Baazaar 1950 12 12 Yippeee’d
3 Do Phool 1958 9 9 Yippeee’d
1-Jun-11
1 Bhakt Soordas 1942 15 14 1 Yc 1 UT
2 Bholi 1949 10 3 D Pending 7
3 Hyderabad Ki Naazneen 1952 6 7 Yippeee’d
2-Jun-11
1 Zameen Ke Taare 1960 8 3 D Pending 5
2 Mirza Ghalib 1954 11 12 Yippeee’d
3 Chor Baazaar 1954 6 6 Yippeee’d
4 Aakhri Sajdaa 1977 5 5 Yippeee’d
3-Jun-11
1 Pooran Bhagat 1933 20 6 D Pending 14
2 Mirza Ghalib 1954 11 12 Yippeee’d
3 Bhanwraa 1944 11 10 1 D Yc 1 UT
4-Jun-11
[No Posts]
5-Jun-11
[No Posts]

After a no show on 30th May, the next day (31st May) has three films that featured on the blog – ‘Tansen’ (1943), ‘Meena Bazaar’ (1950) and ‘Do Phool’ of 1958. All three films have been Yippeee’d. And that actually posed a problem for me.

On 1st June, again three posts and three films – ‘Bhakt Soordas’ (1942), ‘Bholi’ (1949) and ‘Hyderabad Ki Naazneen’ (1952). ‘Bhakt Soordas’ is now already at the conditional Yippeee status. One song of this film, “Manuva Krishan Naam Rate Jaa.” is not traceable. No record was cut, and since the film is not available as yet, no way to say whether and how this song was presented in the film.

‘Hyderabad Ki Naazneen’ is Yippeee’d. And then ‘Bholi’ from 1949 still has many songs to go.

The problem that I mentioned in the 2nd previous paragraph, is that I do not have an available film from 31st May, to select a song for the post. And so I had to resort to pick a song from 1st June, and that to from, film ‘Bholi’, the only film from that date still having pending status.

On 2nd June, four films were added. ‘Mirza Ghalib’ (1954), ‘Chor Bazaar’ (1954) and ‘Aakhiri Sajda’ from 1977 have already been Yippeee’d.  The film ‘Zameen Ke Taare’ still remains pending.

‘Mirza Ghalib’ also featued in the post list on 3rd June. Two more films came up that day – ‘Pooran Bhagat’ (1933) and ‘Bhanwra'(1944). ‘Mirza Ghalib’ being Yippeee’d already, ‘Bhanwara’ entered the conditional Yippeee status, since all songs of this film are posted, except for one, the song being ” Yeh Dua Maango Haseenon Aashikon Ka Dum Rahe” is still to be traced. That leaves behind ‘Pooran Bhagat’ from 1933 which still has a lot of songs still awaiting to be posted.

The song that I have selected from ‘Bholi’ for this post here today, is a gem of a rendition by Shamshad Begum. This song is vintage Shamshad. One can clearly hear the ‘khanak’ in the voice, as she goes on to present a song of first realization of love. The words are very craftily woven by Ishwar Chandra Kapoor and the music is by Pt. Gobind Ram. A beautiful creation by any standards.

‘Bholi’ is produced under the banner of Murli Movietone, Bombay, and is directed by Ram Daryani. The star cast is listed as Geeta Bali, Prem Adeeb, Shashikala, Jeevan, Gulab, Khatoon, Nazeera, Sheila, Ishu, Gope, and Nawab. There are 10 songs listed, all from the pen of Ishwar Chandra Kapoor with music by Pt Gobind Ram.

Ok so, I have not used this word so far in the article.

But yes, Congratulations – very much in order.

Congratulations to us all.

Song – Piya Piya Tu Bol Papiha, Din Phaagun Ke Aaye  (Bholi) (1949) Singer – Shamshad Begum, Lyrics – Ishwar Chandra Kapoor, MD – Gobind Ram

Lyrics (Provided by Prakash ji)

piya piya tu bol papiha
din phagun ke aaye
jiya mera dola jaaye

piya piya tu bol papiha
din phagun ke aaye
jiya mera dola jaaye

ek daal pe khila hai genda
dooje daal chameli
koyal ban kar baag mein aayi
dulhan nai naveli
ek daal pe khila hai genda
dooje daal chameli
koyal ban kar baag mein aayi
dulhan nai naveli
phoolon ke kaanon mein apne dil ki baat sunaaye
jiya mera dola jaaye
phoolon ke kaanon mein apne dil ki baat sunaaye
jiya mera dola jaaye

piya piya tu bol papiha
din phagun ke aaye
jiya mera dola jaaye

aaj kisi ne chhed diye hain
man veena ke taar
aaj kisi ne chhed diye hain
man veena ke taar
do matwaare nainanwa mein
naach raha hai pyaar
haan haan
naach raha hai pyaar
aankhen dil se ye kehti hain
hans hans kar lut jaaye
aankhen dil se ye kehti hain
hans hans kar lut jaaye

piya piya tu bol papiha
din phagun ke aaye
jiya mera dola jaaye

piya piya tu bol papiha
din phagun ke aaye
jiya mera dola jaaye

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir Kapur)
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पिया पिया तू बोल पपीहा
दिन फागुन के आए
जिया मेरा डोला जाये

पिया पिया तू बोल पपीहा
दिन फागुन के आए
जिया मेरा डोला जाये

एक डाल पे खिला है गेंदा
दूजे दाल चमेली
कोयल बन कर बाग में आई
दुल्हन नई नवेली
एक डाल पे खिला है गेंदा
दूजे दाल चमेली
कोयल बन कर बाग में आई
दुल्हन नई नवेली
फूलों के कानों में अपने दिल की बात सुनाये
जिया मेरा डोला जाये
फूलों के कानों में अपने दिल की बात सुनाये
जिया मेरा डोला जाये

पिया पिया तू बोल पपीहा
दिन फागुन के आए
जिया मेरा डोला जाये

आज किसी ने छेड़ दिये हैं
मन वीणा के तार
आज किसी ने छेड़ दिये हैं
मन वीणा के तार
दो मतवाले नैननवा में
नाच रहा है प्यार
हाँ हाँ
नाच रहा है प्यार
आँखें दिल से ये कहती हैं
हंस हंस कर लुट जाये

पिया पिया तू बोल पपीहा
दिन फागुन के आए
जिया मेरा डोला जाये

पिया पिया तू बोल पपीहा
दिन फागुन के आए
जिया मेरा डोला जाये


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Blog Day :

4653 Post No. : 16319

“Khoj”(1953) as produced by C L Dogra and directed by Balwant Bhatt for Dogra Films, Bombay. This movie had Mahipal, Shammi, Satish, Lalita Kumari, Kesari, Nagpal, Kishore Dogara, Kammo, Habeeb, Abubakar, Rajen Kapoor, Harbans, Sablok, Dewaskar, Naarad, Helen, Richardson, Ratanlal,
Gopal Vashisht, Sooraj Narayan, Rajni etc in it.

The movie had seven songs in it. Three of these songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the fourth song from “Khoj”(1953) to appear in the blog. This joie the vivre genre of song is sung by Ashima Bannerjee. Anjum Jaipuri is the lyricist. Music is composed by Nisar Bazmi.

Only the audio of the song is available. I request our knowledgeable readers to thro light on the picturisation of this song.

Lyrics of this song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.


Song-Nayi tumne duniya dikhaa di sanam (Khoj)(1953) Singer-Ashima Bannerjee, Lyrics-Anjum Jaipuri, MD-Nisaar Bazmi

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

nayee tumne duniya dikhaa di sanam
nayee tumne duniya dikhaa di sanam
zameen par nahin aaj mere qadam mm
nayee tumne duniya
nayee tumne duniya dikhaa di sanam
nayee tumne duniya dikhaa di sanam

hoo ooo oo ooo
hooo o ooo
na dekhoongi ab ae sitaaron tumhein
ae sitaaron tumhein
na aawaaz doongi bahaaron tumhein
ae bahaaron tumhein
kisi ki nazar dey rahi hai qasam..mm
nayee tumne duniya dikhaa di sanam
kisi ki nazar dey rahi hai qasam..mm
nayee tumne duniya dikhaa di sanam
zameen par nahin aaj mere qadam..mm
nayee tumne duniya
nayee tumne duniya dikhaa di sanam

hoo ooo oo ooo oo
hooo o ooo
unhein aayee hai phir muhabbat meri
phir muhabbat meri
jinhein pyaar se dil diyaa thaa kabhi
dil diyaa thaa kabhi
woh mere huye ab nahin koyi gham..mm
nayee tumne duniya dikhaa di sanam
woh mere huye ab nahin koyi gham mm
nayee tumne duniyaa dikhaa di sanam
zameen par nahin aaj mere qadam mm
nayee tumne duniya
nayee tumne duniya dikhaa di sanam
nayee tumne duniya dikhaa di sanam
nayee tumne duniya dikhaa di sanam


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

Blog Day :

4637 Post No. : 16295

‘PANCHAM-RAFI’ Jodi’s Variety Songs – 5
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Welcome all to today’s post which is coming after a long gap of more than two years. In this series we discussed song by ‘Pancham-Rafi’ jodi. This series was basically inspired by an article on the blog ‘Pancham and Only Pancham’ – and the title of the article is ‘Tribute to Rafi Sahab on 28th Death Anniversary‘, published on Rafi Sb’s twenty-eighth ‘Remembrance Anniversary’ on 31.07.2008. This article lists out the ‘variety of songs by the genius -Pancham-Rafi’ jodi based on different ‘genres’ of music.

When I came across the above article I thought to share this list with readers on our blog too. So, when I started this series in ‘2015’ with this song – “Jaag Devta Naag Devta – nine out of the twenty songs listed in the article were already posted on the blog. After that, I shared three more songs viz. – “Raqqaasa Mera Naam, Ae Sahib Sabko Salaam“, “Maine Kab Chaaha Ke Dulha Banoonga” and “Maakhan Chor Nandkishore Manmohan Ghanshyam Re“. The remaining songs were shared by our team members from time to time, and all these twenty songs are on the blog now.

Readers can go through the list in the article mentioned above. As the songs in this list were already getting posted on the blog, I had in the post for the song “Maine Kab Chaaha Ke Dulha Banoonga” mentioned that I will include some more songs in this series, not on the basis of music-genres, but these ‘special songs’ are from the category of being ‘the only Rafi song in a movie where music was composed by RD Burman.

Today’s song is one such song and it is from the movie ‘Phir Wohi Raat’ (1980).

This film was directed by Danny Dengzongpa for Prithvi Pictures, Bombay. The star cast includes Rajesh Khanna, Kim (new discovery), Shashikala, AK Hangal, Suresh Oberoi, Lalita Pawar, Tamanna, Aruna Irani, Danny Dengzongpa, Om Shivpuri, Shobha Khote, Jagdeep, Mukri, Bhagwan, Mohan Choti, Birbal, Madhu Malhotra, Shashi Kiran, Manmauji, Prakash, Lalita Kumari, Brahm Bharadwaj, Ranjeet Sood, Jugnu, Chand Usmani, Moolchand, Gopal Saigal, Master Chirag and others.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 06.08.1980 with restricted viewing (Adults Only) certificate.

This movie had six songs, all written by Majrooh Sultanpuri and composed to music by RD Burman. Here is the list of the songs of this movie,

S.No.

Song Title Singer/s

Posted On

01

Dekho idhar dekho ae mere hamsafar Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle, Sushma Shreshtha

12.02.2021

02

O o bindiya tarse kajraa barse Lata Mangeshkar

03

Dhoondho re … Sang mere nikley thhe saajan haar baithhe Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, chorus

26.02.2013

04

Chhalkaao jhoomke paimaana khushi ka Kishore Kumar, chorus

11.03.2013

05

Haan … Phir wohi raat aayi jaane jaan Asha Bhonsle

20.05.2013

06

Haa … Aa gaye yaaron jeene ke din Mohd Rafi, chorus Being discussed today

Today’s song, the only Rafi song, in this movie is lip-synced on screen by actor Jagdeep.

Today 29th March 2021 is eighty-second birth anniversary (born on 29.03.1939) of actor Jagdeep. He passed away last year on 08th July 2020. As a tribute to him we will listen and enjoy this entertaining song from this movie. The song is ‘joie-de-vivre’ where other than Jagdeep we can see Mohan Choti, Bhagwan, Mukri, Birbal, Gopal Saigal and others also performing with him.

Also wishing herewith is ‘Happy Holi’ to all. Though the song is not a ‘holi’ song but ‘holi’ celebrations can be enjoyed this year ‘in house’ only – with playing this song and ‘taking a jig’ on this vibrant Pancham composition.

Video

Audio

Song – Aa Gaye Yaaro Jeene Ke Din (Phir Wohi Raat) (1980), Singer – Mohammed Rafi, Lyrics – Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD – RD Burman
Chorus

Lyrics

haa haa

aa gaye yaaro jeene ke din
khelne khaane peene ke din
naacho pyaaro ke maujen maaro
chiraag de gaye alladdin
hoo hoo na
haaye re hoo hoo na
haaye re hoo hoo na
haaye
haaye re hoo hoo na

aa gage yaaro jeene ke din
din
khelne khaane peene ke din
din
naacho pyaaro ke maujen maaro
chiraag de gaye allaadin
hoo hoo na
haaye re hoo hoo na
haaye re hoo hoo na
haay
haaye re hoo hoo na

ab dekhna mere laal
kismat ke ghode ki chaal
ab dekhna mere laal
kismat ke ghode ki chaal
haath milaao lagayenge daanv
ab ek ek par teen teen
hoo hoo na
haaye re hoo hoo na
haaye re hoo hoo na
haaye
haaye re hoo hoo na

aa gage yaaro jeene ke din
din
khelne khaane peene ke din
haa
naacho pyaaro ke maujen maaro
chiraag de gaye allaadin
hoo hoo na
haaye re hoo hoo na
haaye re hoo hoo na
haaye
haaye re hoo hoo na

duniya banegi ghulaam
jhuk jhuk karegi salaam
duniya banegi ghulaam
jhuk jhuk karegi salaam
aage pichhe hamaare honge
zamaane bhar ke haseen
hoo hoo na
haaye re hoo hoo na
haaye re hoo hoo na
haaye
haaye re hoo hoo na

haa
aa gage yaaro
jeene ke din
khelne khaane
peene ke din
naacho pyaaro ke maujen maaro
chiraag de gaye allaadin
hoo hoo na
haaye re hoo hoo na
haaye re hoo hoo na
haaye
haaye re hoo hoo na

aa gage yaaro jeene ke din
din
khelne khaane peene ke din
haa
naacho pyaaro ke mauje maaro
chiraag de gaye allaadin
naacho
hoo hoo na
haaye re hoo hoo na
haaye re hoo hoo na
haaye
haaye re hoo hoo na
hoo hoo na
haaye re hoo hoo na
haaye re hoo hoo na
haaye re hoo hoo na
haaye re hoo hoo na
he he
haaye re hoo hoo na
haaye re hoo hoo na
haaye re hoo hoo na
haaye re hoo hoo na

naacho o

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Hindi Script Lyrics
(Provided by Sudhir)
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हा हा

आ गए यारो जीने के दिन
खेलने खाने पीने के दिन
नाचो प्यारो के मौजें मारो
चिराग दे गए अल्लादीन
हू हू ना
हाये रे हू हू ना
हाये रे हू हू ना
हाये
हाये रे हू हू ना

आ गए यारो जीने के दिन
दिन
खेलने खाने पीने के दिन
दिन
नाचो प्यारो के मौजें मारो
चिराग दे गए अल्लादीन
हू हू ना
हाये रे हू हू ना
हाये रे हू हू ना
हाये
हाये रे हू हू ना

अब देखना मेरे लाल
किस्मत के घोड़े की चाल
अब देखना मेरे लाल
किस्मत के घोड़े की चाल
हाथ मिलाओ लगाएंगे दांव
अब एक एक पर तीन तीन
हू हू ना
हाये रे हू हू ना
हाये रे हू हू ना
हाये
हाये रे हू हू ना

आ गए यारो जीने के दिन
दिन
खेलने खाने पीने के दिन
दिन
नाचो प्यारो के मौजें मारो
चिराग दे गए अल्लादीन
हू हू ना
हाये रे हू हू ना
हाये रे हू हू ना
हाये
हाये रे हू हू ना

दुनिया बनेगी ग़ुलाम
झुक झुक करेगी सलाम
दुनिया बनेगी ग़ुलाम
झुक झुक करेगी सलाम
आगे पीछे हमारे होंगे
जमाने भर के हसीन
हू हू ना
हाये रे हू हू ना
हाये रे हू हू ना
हाये
हाये रे हू हू ना

हा
आ गए यारो जीने के दिन
दिन
खेलने खाने पीने के दिन
हा
नाचो प्यारो के मौजें मारो
चिराग दे गए अल्लादीन
नाचो
हू हू ना
हाये रे हू हू ना
हाये रे हू हू ना
हाये
हाये रे हू हू ना
हू हू ना
हाये रे हू हू ना
हाये रे हू हू ना
हाये रे हू हू ना
हाये रे हू हू ना
हे हे
हाये रे हू हू ना
हाये रे हू हू ना
हाये रे हू हू ना
हाये रे हू हू ना

नाचो॰॰ओ


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Blog Day :

4612 Post No. : 16244

“Aag”(1967) was produced and directed by Naresh Kumar for Dimple Dilms, Bombay. This movie had Feroz Khan, Mumtaz, Aruna Irani, Shyama, Srandhir, Madan Puri, Jeevan, Achla Sachdev, Manohar Deepak, Mohan Choti, Ram Mohan, Manmohan, Bipin Gupta, Amar Nath, Tun Tun, Indira Bansal, Ramlal, Sunder etc in it.

The movie had eight songs in it. Two songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the third song from “Aag”(1967) to appear in the blog. The song is picturised on Feroz Khan who plays a villager leading a contented life there as evidenced by this joie de vivre genre of song.

Towards the end of the song, we find Feroz Khan crossing a narrow stream on a narrow bridge. Half way on that makeshift bridge he comes across Mumtaz just as the song is coming to an end.

The song is sung by Mahendra Kapoor. Asad Bhopali is the lyricist. Music is composed by Usha Khanna.


Song-Samay ka panchhi udta jaaye (Aag)(1967) Singer-Mahendra Kapoor, Lyrics- Asad Bhopali, MD-Usha Khanna

Lyrics

o ho
o o o
o o
o o o
aaa haa
aa haa

samay ka panchhi udta jaaye
samay ka panchhi udta jaaye
samay ka panchhi udta jaaye
ek ujla ek kaala par phailaaye ae
samay ka panchhi udta jaaye
samay ka panchhi udta jaaye

aaha
aa aa aa
o o
o o o

jabse aaye din saawan ke
dharti jhoome dulhan banke
jabse aaye din saawan ke
dharti jhoome dulhan banke
daali daali lachki jaaye
daali daali lachki jaaye re ae
samay ka panchhi udta jaaye
samay ka panchhi udta jaaye
ek ujla ek kaala par phailaaye ae
samay ka panchhi udta jaaye
samay ka panchhi udta jaaye

barkha rut ne zulfen jhatkin
moti bikhre kaliyaan chatkin
barkha rut ne zulfen jhatkin
moti bikhre kaliyaan chatkin
kali kali mahki jaaye
kali kali mahki jaaye re
samay ka panchhi udta jaaye
samay ka panchhi udta jaaye
ek ujla ek kaala par phailaaye ae
samay ka panchhi udta jaaye
samay ka panchhi udta jaaye

o ho
o o
aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa

abke baras bhi rut albeli
saj dhaj ke aayi hai akeli
abke baras bhi rut albeli
saj dhaj ke aayi hai akeli
koi nahin saathi haan
koi nahin saathi haan re re
samay ka panchhi udta jaaye
samay ka panchhi udta jaaye
ek ujla ek kaala par phailaaye ae
samay ka panchhi udta jaaye
samay ka panchhi udta jaaye


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Blog Day :

4606 Post No. : 16237

“Maa Baap”(1960) was produced by Trikambhai Dave and directed by V M Vyas for Ratndeep Pictures, Bombay. The “social” movie had Rajendra Kumar, Kamini Kadam, Peace Kanal, Pran, Anar, Kumar, Naaz, Bipin Gupta, Kuldeep Kaur, Sundar, Kudsum, Romi, Leela Mishra, Baby Shobha, Keshav, Pratap Bhansali, Roop Kumar, Dinanath, Tribhuvan Sinha, Madan Sahgal, Leela Chitnis etc in it.

THe movie had eight songs in it. One song has been covered in the past.

Here is the second song from “Maa Baap”(1960) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Lata Mangeshkar. Rajinder Krishan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Chitragupta.

This joie de vivre song is picturised on Kamini Kadam. I hope I have identified her correctly. I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify her.

Video

Audio

Song-Jal ja paraayi aag mein parwaana kah gaya(Maa Baap)(1960) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Rajinder Krishan, MD-Chitragupta

Lyrics

aa aa aaaa aa aa
aa aa aa
jal ja paraayi aag mein parwaana kah gaya
jal ja parayi aag me parwaana kah gaya
kitne pate ki baat ik deewana kah gaya
kitne pate ki baat ik deewana kah gaya
deewaana kah gaya
jal ja parayi aag mein parwaana kah gaya

mujhko to sabki pyaas bujhaane se kaam hai
mujhko to sabki pyaas bujhaane se kaam hai
honthon tak aake raaz ye paimaana kah gaya
paimaana kah gaya
jal ja paraayi aag mein parwaana kah gaya
jal ja parayi aag mein parwaana kah gaya

deta na apne phool jo duniya ke baag ko
deta na apne phool jo duniya ke baag ko
aabaad main bhi hota ye weerana kah gaya
weerana kah gaya
jal ja parayi aag mein parwaana kah gaya
jal ja parayi aag mein parwaana kah gaya

aayi subah to aakhri taara bhi toot ke
aayi subah to aakhri taara bhi toot ke
kaisi kati hai raat ye afsaana kah gaya
afsaana kah gaya
jal ja paraayi aag mein parwaana kah gaya
jal ja paraayi aag mein parwaana kah gaya
kitne pate ki baat ik deewaana kah gaya
deewaana kah gaya
jal ja paraayi aag mein parwaana kah gaya


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Blog Day :

4599 Post No. : 16226

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2011-2021) – Song No. 12
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This day ten years ago, which was 18 February 2012, saw as many as six songs from six different movies getting covered in the blog. Here are the details:-

Blog post number Song Movie (Year) Remarks
3538 Dil hi bujha hua ho to fasle bahaar kyaa Nirdosh(1941) 2 songs covered out of 9 by now
3539 Aao Shyaam Sundar ab to shaam ho chali jeewan ki Maashookaa(1953) Movie YIPPEED by now
3540 Lag gayin ankhiyaan tumse mori Jeewan Jyoti(1953 ) Movie YIPPEED by now
3541 Palbhar hi ki pehchaan mein pardesi sanam se Anuraag(1956) 5 songs covered out of 9 by now
3542 Bheegi bheegi rut hai mausam saanwraa Naataa(1955) Movie YIPPEED by now
3543 Honey lagaa hai kyun dil beqaraar Raaj Tilak(1958) 4 songs out of 13 covered

We can see that three out of six movies whose songs were covered ten years ago have since been YIPPEED. So we have three movies whose songs can be taken up under the Blog Ten Year Challenge today.

“Anuraag”(1956) is one of these three movies. “Anuraag”(1956) was produced by singer Mukesh and directed by Madhusudan for Mukesh Films. The movie had Usha Kiran, Mukesh, Mridula, Protima Devi, Shivraj, Uma devi etc in it.

Five songs (out of 9) have been covered in the past. Here is the sixth song from the movie to appear in the blog.

This song is sung by Lata. Indeevar is the lyricist. Music is composed by Mukrsh.

Only the audio of the song is available. It is clear that the song was picturised on the leading lady viz Usha Kiran.

Lyrics of this song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

Will this song, Indeevar, almost unnoticeably, has reached 300 songs in the blog as a lyricist.


Song-Man chal man chanchal ho jaayegaa (Anuraag)(1956) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Indeevar, MD-Mukesh

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

man chal man chanchal ho jaayegaa
ho o mera jiyaa dol jaayega
man chal man chanchal ho jaayegaa
ho o mera jiyaa dol jaayegaa..aa

saj dhaj ke aaj nayee raat aayegi..ee
nayee raat aayegi
saj dhaj ke aaj nayee raat aayegi..ee
nayee raat aayegi
sapnon ki mere baaraat aayegi ee
sapnon ki mere baaraat aayegi
dekh unhein mann mera sharmaayega ho o
dekh unhein mann mera sharmaayega
ho o mera jiya dol jaayegaa
man chal man chanchal ho jaayegaa
ho o mera jiyaa dol jaayega

door hi rakkhaa thha hamein duniya ki reet ne
duniyaa ki reet ne
door hi rakkhaa tha hamein duniya ki reet ne
duniyaa ki reet ne
jeet liya tumko piyaa aaj meri preet ne ae
jeet liya tumko piyaa aaj meri preet ne
bandhan ye tootne na paayegaa
ho o ho o
bandhan ye tootne na paayegaa
ho o o mera jiya dol jaayegaa
man chal man chanchal ho jaayegaa
ho o mera jiyaa dol jaayega

unke bhi mann mein meri preet jagaa dee
meri preet jagaa dee
unke bhi mann mein meri preet jagaa dee
meri preet jagaa dee
naiyya meri toone prabhu paar lagaa dee ee
naiyya meri toone prabhu paar lagaa dee
mann mera tere hi gunn gaayegaa ho o
mann mera tere hi gunn gaayegaa
ho o mera jiya dol jaayegaa
man chal man chanchal ho jaayegaa
ho o mera jiyaa dol jaayegaa..aa


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Blog Day :

4595 Post No. : 16220

Today’s song is the 4th song from the film Ghunghat-1946 to be discussed here. The first 2 songs were posted by Mrs. Nahm ji and then Atul ji discussed the 3rd one. What is so special about this obscure film that 4 songs are discussed here ? Nothing really. It’s just a coincidence. Actually, Rafi’s early songs attracted Nahm ji and I was also eager to listen to the fresh voice of Mohd. Rafi, from his early career.

If one takes a look at the Excel sheet of Rafi songs, so kindly made and given to friends by Muveen ji of the USA, one finds that in the first 7 years, i.e. from 1944 to 1950 (both included), Rafi had sung only 376 songs, which averages out to a poor figure of 4.8 songs – say 5 songs roughly – per month. Not a very encouraging figure. But mind you, this is only an average. Actually, the yearwise songs he sang are as following –

Year Number of songs Remarks
1944 3 songs
1945 12 songs
1946 39 songs
1947 28 songs He had gone to his native place to look after family in view of the Partition, but came back in time to sing for film Saajan-47
1948 58 songs
1949 129 songs
1950 107 songs

From 1951 there was no looking back and the graph was upwards till the end (even in the so-called “Kishore wave” of the early 70s). While reading the book “RAFINAMA” by eminent film historian Isak Mujawar, I collected some interesting data. Some of it was discussed about 4-5 years ago, but now I have added some more to it . Here it is for our readers.

Mohd. Rafi, no doubt, was a versatile singer. Like Lata, when he came on the scene of playback singing-after considerable hard work and struggle- one by one, he replaced the old singers who sang in the films.

Ashok Kumar’s singing spree stopped when Rafi sang for him in the film Saajan-47.
Ishwarlal stopped singing when Rafi sang for him in film Sharbati Aankhen-45.
Shahu Modak stopped after Chakradhari-54.
W.M.Khan after Aalam Ara-56.
G.M.Durrani after Lal Pathar-71.
Karan Dewan after Duniya-49.
N M Charlie after Zameen ke Tare-60.
Balak Ram after Shri Ram Bharat Milan-65.
Moti Sagar after Paak Daman-57.
Man Mohan krishna after Basant bahar-56.

Mohd. Rafi even sang for some composers who used to sing in films
S N Tripathi -Pawanputra hanuman-57
Snehal Bhatkar-Bawre Nain-50 ( he was doing a Beggar’s role) and
Sudhir Sen- Saat Phere-70

Rafi was the only male playback singer who sang with 3 major singer actresses
Noorjehan-Jugnu-47
Khursheed- Aage Badho-47 and
Suraiya- many (13) films.

Coming from a very humble beginning and after hard work and struggle, Rafi had his ups and downs in his career. Like any other big and popular star, he too had his critics,detractors and people who tried to use him. Though he understood their game, he never reacted adversely and always acted very professionally. Ace composer Anil Biswas never liked Rafi’s singing and he had openly passed a remark to that effect ( which,of course, he denied later). However whenever Anil ji called him to sing for him, Rafi always did it professionally, without indicating anything else. Similarly, C.Ramchandra, Roshan, Salil Chaudhari and R D Burman were also not amongst his fans, but he sang for them all, whenever called to do so.

Mohd. Rafi, on his part, had no enemies. He had a clash with leading singer Lata on two counts. One when Lata raised the Royalty issue and two, when Lata’s name came in the Guinness Book for 25000 songs. He however, patched up readily, when interested composers intervened, because his nature was not vengeful basically.

Rafi understood how a small singer would feel and he never refused or hesitated to sing with less known or small time singers( unlike Lata ). Thus Rafi sang with singers like Gandhari (Rane), Razia Begum (sister of actress Suraiya Zulfi), Chandbala, Chand Burke, Kumudini Dikshit, Malti Pandey, Paro Devi, Laxmi Roy ( Geeta Dutt’s sister and Pramod Chakravarty’s wife), Laxmi Shankar, Pramodini Desai Patkar,Nirmala devi, Ramola,Uma Devi, meena Kapoor,Pushpa Huns etc etc. Some of these became well known later on.

Rafi had sung with old timers like Rajkumari ( she was the first female playback singer to sing with him in his career), Zohrabai,Hameeda bano,Lalita Deulkar, Mohantara Talpade etc etc. However when these old timers eclipsed, he sang with the remaining major singers like Asha Bhosle ( 806 songs), Lata ( 344 songs ), Shamshad Begum ( 160 songs ), Suman kalyanpur ( 141 songs ) and also Geeta Dutt, Mubarak Begum, Sudha Malhotra, Usha Mangeshkar etc etc.

Rafi probably was the only male singer who sang for maximum number of father son pairs, viz:
Raj Kapoor- Randhir/Rishi Kapoor
Arun-Govinda
Mumtaz ali-Mehmood
Jayant- Amjad
Premnath-Prem kishen
Balraj-Parikshit
Agha- Jalal Agha
Jeevan- Kiran kumar etc etc

During his career Rafi saw many child stars graduating to adult Heroes. He sang for such actors like Suresh, Anant Marathe, Jagdeep,Vinod Mehra, Sachin, Mahesh kumar, Sudhir Kumar etc .

Among Heroes, he sang maximum songs for Shammi Kapoor-183 songs. In the film Basant, he sang 8 songs and in Kashmir ki kali, he sang 7 songs for Shammi kapoor. Rafi sang many songs for Dev and Dilip. For a long time Mukesh and Manna Dey were considered Raj Kapoor’s voice. Rafi sang 31 songs for Raj Kapoor – 7 solos and 24 duets. When Rafi first sang in the film Deedar for Dilip Kumar, Mehboob Khan told Dilip, ” This is your voice. Hereafter sing only in this voice.” Dilip followed the advice till he was lured by Kishore’s voice later on.

As far as Music Directors are concerned, Rafi sang maximum songs for Laxmikant Pyarelal, 369-186 solos, followed by Shankar Jaikishan, 341-216 solo. Surprisingly third number is Chitragupta with 247 songs, Ravi-235, R D Burman-222, O P Nayyar-197-57 solos, Naushad- 149-81 solos and Usha Khanna-114 songs.

Mohd. Rafi respected Chitragupta very much and had always given priority to his recordings. Rafi had said that he truly enjoyed singing Chitragupta’s songs due to their melody.

Of all the singers ( including Saigal) who sang Hindi songs, I consider Rafi a complete, versatile and perfect singer. He was, additionally, a very religious, honest, simple and kind person.

Film Ghunghat-46 was a social film made by Prakash Pictures. Directed by Dr. Shanti Kumar, its music was composed by Shankar rao Vyas, the favourite MD of the prakash Pictures. The cast of the film was Nirmala, Arun Ahuja, Ramesh Sinha, Umakant, Leela Mishra and Khurshid Jr.

Khurshid Jr. – the film’s Heroine – was the eldest daughter of Master Ali Baksh, Music Director and Iqbal Begum, film artiste and one time a famous and popular stage artist of Madon, Alfred and other Drama companies in the Eastern India. The family actually belonged to Sargodha in Punjab, but Khurshid was born in Bombay on 10-4-1930. Being born in a filmi family, the atmosphere was very conducive for Khurshid to join films.

After getting school education upto 12 years of age, she entered films. Her first film was Zameen-43 as a side Heroine. Then came Minerva’s Dr. Kumar-44 and Naghma E Sehra-45 – in which she was the Heroine of Master Vithal. Due to her good acting skill, there was no shortage of film offers. She had to add Jr. to her name , as there was a more famous actress singer Khurshid Bano, already in the film line, in the same period.

Khurshid’s younger sisters Baby Meena (later Meena Kumari) and Baby Madhuri Later actress Madhu- Mehmood’s wife) were also working in films. Khurshid Jr. married her handsome co-star Altaf. who did few films as a Hero but then shifted to side roles soon. After Partition, the couple considered shifting to Pakistan, but decided to stay here as both of her sisters were here and doing better.

As long as Meena Kumari was alive, they were comfortable, but after her demise, they became helpless and went down financially. They had to live in smaller tenement and roles also dwindled. Khurshid Jr. acted in 65 films. Her last film was Oh Bewafa-80. Altaf acted in just 21 films from Sipahi-41 to Pakiza-71. Even Khurshid had also acted in it.

Here is a duet of Nirmala and Mohd. Rafi from this film. Enjoy.


Song-Bhool jaa apne geet puraane naye taraane gaaye jaa (Ghoonghat)(1946) Singers-Nirmala Devi, Rafi, Lyrics-Ramesh Gupta, MD-Shankar Rao Vyas
Both
Both + Chorus

Lyrics

Laa
lalalalaalalalalaa
lalalalalaa

haan gaaye ja gaaye ja gaaye ja
bhool ja apne geet puraane
naye taraane gaaye ja
bhool ja apne geet puraane
naye taraane gaaye ja
door gaye vipda ke baadal
sukh ka sooraj aaya
sukh ka sooraj aaya
nayi umangen nayi tarangen
nayi raushni laaya
nayi raushni laaya
tu bhi apne armaanon ki dunia nayi basaaye ja
basaaye ja basaaye ja
bhool ja apne geet puraane
naye taraane gaaye ja
bhool ja apne geet puraane
naye taraane gaaye ja

chali hawa lahraati gaati
mahak uthi phulwaari
mahak uthi phulwaari
chali hawa lahraati gaati
mahak uthi phulwaari
mahak uthi phulwaari
jhoom rahi hai aaj meri aasha ki daari daari
jhoom rahi hai aaj meri aasha ki daari daari
naach naach mere man mor
naach naach mere man mor
?? milaaye ja milaaye ja milaaye ja
bhool ja apne geet puraane
naye taraane gaaye ja

laa
lalallalalalala
laalllaa
lalalala

gaaye ja gaaye ja gaaye ja
bhool ja apne geet puraane
naye taraane gaaye ja
bhool ja apne geet puraane
naye taraane gaaye jaa
door gaye vipda ke baadal
sukh ka sooraj aaya
sukh ka sooraj aaya

nayi umangen nayi tarange nayi roshni laaya
nayi roshni laaya

tu bhi apne armaanon ki
dunia nayi basaaye ja basaaye ja basaaye ja
gaaye jaa
gaaye jaa
gaaye jaa
gaaye jaa
gaaye jaa
gaaye jaa


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

Blog Day :

4592 Post No. : 16216 Movie Count :

4414

Today’s song is from a very rare film-Zanjeer-47. The name of the film immediately reminds us about the same name film of 1973, which catapulted Amitabh Bachhan to dizzying heights thereafter ! However, this film of 1947 was probably made to facilitate Black money into white. Since a lot of Black money generated during the war years had flowed into film financing, this was a regular practice of such producers.

The director of this film was Kishore Sharma, for whom it was just his second movie as a Director. He directed only 5 films – Dr. Kumar-44, Zanjeer-47, Middle fail-48, Biwi-50 and Shisham-52. For the film’s Music Director Krishna Dayal, it was his First film as a Composer. He went on to give music to only 4 more films, namely Lekh-49,Bawra-50, Malika Saloini-53 ( a song ” wo aaye hai, dil ko karar aa gaya” by Sulochana kadam is an Evergreen song !) and Vijaygarh-54.

The cast of this film was Begum Para, Balwant Singh, Jagdish Sethi, K.N.Singh, Gope, Latika and others. Other than this, no information about this film is available anywhere.

Such experiences are not new to me. Since the day I started writing on old films, its music and the people connected with it, I have encountered dead ends many times. In the HFGK, one finds several films, whose only Titles are printed. No other details whatsoever. For example, film Tera Sahara-49, Shabash-49, Sansari-49, Ram pratigya-49, Payal-48, Gumrah-48, Zalim-47, Woh Dono-47, Prem ki Duniya-46, Kismet ka Dhani-46, Khiladi 45 etc. etc. In every year, few such films can be found. Their presence in the HFGK means they were Censored, but no other information.

This is one problem. Another problem is that the general public does not realise the importance of recording or documenting history of films and that we do our bit towards contributing to these collective efforts. Actually, this is a different world altogether. The world of old films and the people writing on them. In the first place, the definition of ” Old Film” is different to different people, depending on their age. Just see this…

For people between 20-30 films of 70s are Old Films
For people between 30-40 films of 60s are Old Films
For people between 40-50 films of 50s are Old Films
For people between 50-60 films of 40s are Old Films
For people between 60-80+ films of 30s are Old Films

When I tell someone that I write on old films,depending on his age he decides my work area. If he is say, 35 year old, he will think I write on films of the 60s era. So on and so forth.

Third problem is people don’t understand that we do this labour of love for self satisfaction, that we don’t earn anything from this and that many times spend a lot on computers and books etc. Some time back, one of my old friends, who has been happily settled in the USA for the last 40 years, came to India and we met one day at my place. After the usual casual talk, he asked me how do I spend my time, now that I am retired and do no job. He knew that after my wife’s demise, I lived alone for the last 7 years. Here is our conversation….

FriendSo Arun, how do you spend your time ?
MeI write on old films and my articles are published on the internet.
FriendOh, I see. You mean you write on films like Awara and Paying Guest etc ?
Me Sometimes, but mainly I write on films of the 30s and the 40s.
FriendDo you earn enough in this ?
Me Oh, no. I don’t get any money. I do it free and for my pleasure.
FriendAnd who reads them ? Why do you waste your time like this ? Forget this crap. If you want you can work from Home and earn plenty.
MeNo. I enjoy doing this. There are millions of people all over the world who read such articles.
FriendYou are a big Fool ! I can understand if you wrote on current films. Some people will read at least, but films of the 30s and 40s ! Oh my God !! You are a gone case !!!

That night I added this to my prayers… God, please pardon my friend. He did not understand what he was speaking !

Whatever is said by whosoever, as long as people like Atul ji are there, we will continue contributing to the preservation of old film documentation.

There are many artistes who contributed to the glory of old films to a great extent, unknown or less known. Not much is written about them and their true life stories are never available in books, magazines or such other chronicles. They appear, shine for a while in their own way and fade away.

Actress Latika was one such actress. She was neither very beautiful like Madhubala, nor had histrionic talents like Meena Kumari, but she had her own way of performance. Sometime in the year 2014, I came across the daughter of Latika, when she commented on my post in this Blog. I followed her up and she kindly sent me a mail describing the life story of Latika, who had settled in England that time. I do not know her present status as there is no reply from her daughter to my mails.

In the year 2014, I got in touch with Ms. Sindy Bell, daughter of Latika and a resident of London, U.K. Sindy was kind enough to provide me with a brief note on her Biography. Latika had acted only in 13 films from 1944 to 1948.( Dr.Kumar-44, Parakh-44, Laat Saheb-46, Inaam-46, Saathi-46, Chalte Chalte-47, Jungle mein mangal-47, Zanjeer-47, Jugnu-47, Shanti-47, Bahadur Jeevan-48 and Gopinath-48 ).

” Latika was born 13th October, 1924 in Darjeeling. Her Tibetan name was Hungu-Lamou. Her mother was Tibetan. Her father was an Australian who adopted Buddhism, living in India as a race horse trainer for the Maharajas. He died when Latika was still very young leaving her with a newly born brother. As a child, Latika was sent to the Kalimpong girl’s orphanage also called ‘The Homes’ for her education by her mother and new step-father until she was 16. Her mother had four more children, her half-brothers and sisters.

The Homes (one for girls, one for boys) were founded by a Scottish missionary, so as a child, Latika was christened Agnes and this is the name she uses in England. Her mother was Buddhist, her step-father, an Anglo-Indian by the name of Webber, was a Protestant but Buddhism was the prevalent faith among her surrounding family of aunties and uncles in Darjeeling.

Latika’s step-father was an engineer who built bridges and due to his work, when she was a teenager, they moved to Mumbai. It was there that Latika made friends with a neighbour who was a kathak dancer and actress. She was invited to visit the Minerva film studios and was there spotted by the director Sohrab Modi and offered the opportunity to act. This was where she was given the stage name Latika, which she is still called by friends and family in India to this day.

In those days, all the scripts were in Urdu which she read beautifully and also learnt kathak dancing. I’m sure you already know the 12 films Latika acted in from the mid 1940’s to early 1950’s, in particular the film Gopinath with Raj Kapoor (1948), where she played the ‘femme fatale’ and her lovely dance sequence in Jugnu (1947).

Latika had always had a respect and interest in holy writings. It was during this period that she met a Jehovah’s Witness who was able to explain the bible, not as a church book, but as holy writings, it’s answers to the ‘big’ questions we all ask and it’s promised blessings. It satisfied all of Latika’s questions about life, so she became a Jehovah’s Witness.

It was while as an actress she met and eventually became friends with Gope at the studios. To this day, Latika says he was the kindest, most compassionate man she ever met. They married and, at Gope’s request, Latika retired from the film industry.

Latika did introduce Gope to the bible. He would read by himself (or as my mother would say, ‘exclaim in delight!’), passages from it, early mornings on the verandah before work. She said he was particularly taken with the accounts of Jesus and how tenderly he treated people. To her surprise, of his own volition, he too became a Jehovah’s Witness.

Gope had a large house in Juhu which also came to house all Latika’s family. When we saw it, it had become a hotel but I’m not sure what has happened to it now.

Before Gope’s death, they had two sons, Gope Jr, and Lalith. When Gope suddenly and unexpectedly died, when the boys were three and five, mum decided to join her siblings who had earlier migrated to the UK. I came from her second marriage.

Latika is still alive and very well and living in the UK. She is in her 90th year, still beautiful. My niece’s second name is Latika and Gope Jr’s two sons bear the (second) name of Gope also. Latika has a big family with grand-children and great grand-children, all from Gope’s lineage. ”

Let us now listen to this song sung by Shamshad Begum and Chorus. With this song, film Zanjeer-47 makes its Debut on this Blog.


Song-Dekho ji aaya khushi ka zamaana chale na jaana (Zanjeer)(1947) Singer- Shamshad begum, Lyrics-Unknown, MD-Krishn Dayal
chorus

Lyrics

Dekho ji aaya khushi ka zamaana
chale na jaana
ho chale na jaana
dekho jee aaya khushi ka zamaana
dekho jee aaya khushi ka zamaana
chale na jaana
o jee o jee
o jee o jee
o jee o jee
o jee o jee
o jee o jee

jungle mein mangal manaane ke din hain
jungle mein
haan haan ji jungle mein
jungle mein mangal manaane ke din hain
baaghon mein
haan haan jee baaghon mein jhoola jhulaane ke din hain
?? jhoola jhulaana
chale na jaana
o chale na jaana
dekho jee aaya khushi ka zamaana
chale na jaana
o jee o jee
o jee o jee
o jee o jee
o jee o jee
o jee o jee

o oar
kaale kaale baadal chahoon oar chhaaye
o o
kaale kaale baadal chahoon oar chhaaye
dekho jee manzil ?? le ke aaye
dekho jee manzil ?? le ke aaye
dekho jee karlo haan haan jee mauj kar lo
dekho jee karlo haan haan jee mauj kar lo
mauj karne ka hai ye zamaana
chale na jaana
o chale na jaana
dekho jee aaya khushi ka zamaana
chale na jaana
o jee o jee
o jee o jee
o jee o jee
o jee o jee
o jee o jee


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

Blog Day :

4520 Post No. : 16078

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

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

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 06.08.1959.

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

The five songs are as listed below;

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

Lyrics

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

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

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

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

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

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


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