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Blog Day :

4434 Post No. : 15870

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2010-2020) – Song No. 72
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This day ten years ago (7 september 2010) saw six songs being covered in the blog. The first song was posted at 7 :30 AM whereas the sixth and final song was covered at 9:42 AM.

Here are the details of those six songs:-

Song Movie title-Year Remarks
Kyun yaad aa rahe hain guzre huye zamaane Anmol Ghadi-1946 All songs covered
Ye raat suhaani raat nahin Dil E Naadaan-1953 All songs covered
Meri veena tum bin roye Dekh Kabira Roya-1957 All songs covered
Main apne aap se ghabraa gayaa hoon Bindiya-1960 All songs covered
Gardish mein hon taare naa ghabraanaa pyaare Reshmi Roomaal-1961 All songs covered
Tu mera ho gaya main teri ho gayi Khoon Pasinaa-1977 01 song posted

The first five movies whose songs were discussed ten years ago, have been YIPPEED by now. That leaves us with only one movie, namely “Khoon Paseena”(1977) which can be taken up today (7 september 2020) under “Blog Ten Year Challenge”.

“Khoon Paseenaa”(1977) had made its debut in the blog ten years ago. That song remains the only song from the discussed in the blog have been posted on the blog. That song was :-

Song Posted On
Tu mera ho gaya main teri ho gayi 07.09.2010

That article was written by an Amitabh Bachchan Rekha fan extraordinaire Santosh Ojha, who those days used to contribute some fantastic aricles in this blog, in addition to writing some wonderful articles in his own blog as well.

The song that appears today is the title song cum theme song of the movie. This song is sung by Kishore Kumar and chorus. Anjaan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Kalyanji Anandji.

The song is lip synced on screen by Amitabh Bachchan in an archtypically Amitabh Bachcahn style. Rekha, Nirupa Roy, Aruna Irani , Asrani and many others can also be seen in the picturization of this song.

This song, a popular song of those days stood at 30th position in that year’s Binaca Geetmala finals..

Lyrics of this song were sent to me by Avinash Scrapwala.

With this song, Kishore Kumar now has 1200 songs in the blog as a playback singer.

Video

Audio (Full)

Song-Khoon paseene ki jo milegi to khaayenge (Khoon Paseena)(1977) Singer-Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Anjaan, MD-Kalyanji Anandji
Chorus

Lyrics(as per audio link) (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

haan aa aa
suno suno o
apney kaanon mein tel daal kar suno o
ke bandaa apne pyaaron ko aadaab bajaa laataa hai
apni ammaa aur
apni joru ke sar pe haath rakh ke
apni qasam dohraataa hai
kyaa aa

ye
khoon paseene ki jo milegi to khaayenge
arey khoon pasine ki jo milegi to khaayenge
nahin to yaaron ham
bhookhe hi so jaayenge
daulat haraam ki ee
naa naa aa
hai ye kis kaam ki ee
haan haan aa
daulat haraam ki
hai ye kis kaam ki
khaa lo qasam isey
haath naa lagaayenge
haath naa lagaayenge
haath naa lagaayenge

arey khoon paseene ki jo milegi to khaayenge
nahin to yaaron ham
bhookhe hi so jaayenge ae

hey ae ae ae
seth karodimal ki biwi
ek raat ye boli ee
neend nahin kyun aati tumko
binaa neend ki goli ee
haan
binaa neend ki goli
hey ae
kahey kya seth karodi
hu hu
kamaa ke kaudi kaudi
hu hu
haraam ki daulat jodi ee
magar lagti thhi thhodi
magar lagti thhi thhodi

khul gayi chor bazaari
arey lut gayi daulat saari
seth bhi andar
maal bhi andar
donon naa bach paayenge
jaise seth maraa hai waise
saare maare jaayenge
saare maare jaayenge
saare maare jaayenge

arey isi liye to kehtaa hoon pyaaron o
ke khoon paseene ki jo milegi to khaayenge
nahin to yaaron ham
bhookhe hi so jaayenge ae

hey ae ae ae
auron ka haq loot ke khaataa
thha ek gundaa naami ee
hukam chalaata thha sab par wo
sab karte thhe ghulaami ee
haan
sab karte thhe ghulaami ee

chadhaa rehtaa thha paaraa aa
shahar dartaa thha saaraa
magar maaraa maari ne ae
usey kis mod pe maaraa aa
usey kis mod pe maaraa aa
huaa jo MISA zaari
akad wo tooti saari
to zaalim andar
josh bhi andar
hosh thhikaane aayenge
jaise maaraa gayaa wo zaalim
saare maare jaayenge ae
saare maare jaayenge
saare maare jaayenge

arey isi liye to kehtaa hoon pyaaron o
ke khoon paseene ki jo milegi to khaayenge ae
nahin to yaaron ham
bhookhe hi so jaayenge ae

ye daulat hai beemaari ee
haan haan haan haan
hai laanat chor bazaari
haan haan haan haan
ye daulat hai beemaari
hai laanat chor bazaari
arey chhod do maaraa maari
aur phenk do chhuri qataari ee
haan aa
phenk do chhuri qataari ee
haan haan
phenk do chhuri qataari ee

mohabbat naam hai jiska aa
wahi to cheez hai pyaari
pyaar se jeet dilon ko
sabhi se kar le yaari ee
sabhi se kar le yaari
mehnat ki jo rookhi sookhi miley
baant ke khayenge ae
agar karenge jhagdaa pyaare
saare maare jaayenge
saare maare jaayenge ae

isi liye to kehtaa hoon pyaaron o
ke khoon paseene ki jo milegi to khaayenge ae
khoon paseene ki jo milegi to khaayenge ae
nahin to yaaron ham
bhookhe hi so jaayenge ae
nahin to yaaron ham
bhookhe hi so jaayenge ae

daulat haraam ki ee
naa naa aa
hai ye kis kaam ki ee
haan haan aa
daulat haraam ki
hai ye kis kaam ki
khaalo qasam isey
haath naa lagaayenge ae
haath naa lagaayenge
haath naa lagaayenge
khoon paseene ki jo milegi to khaayenge

shaabaash …
khoon paseene ki jo milegi to khaayenge
khoon paseene ki jo milegi to khaayenge
khoon paseene ki jo milegi to khaayenge
khoon paseene ki jo milegi to khaayenge
khoon paseene ki jo milegi to khaayenge


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Blog Day :

4431 Post No. : 15861

Hullo Atuldom

This post is to say Yyiippeeee to one more movie of the ’70s.
“Badaltey Rishtey” (1978) produced by Sudesh Kumar and directed by R Jhalani, had story by Mahendra Saral.

This movie had a very funny story-line—

Rishi Kapoor and Reena Roy are in love but there is some astrologer who predicts that Reena roy is slated to loose her husband within a month of her marriage. So she decides to accept Jeetendra’s proposal of marriage so that she can save Rishi Kapoor and marry him later.
But like all Hindi movies the heroine has to fall in love with her husband. Then she takes it upon herself to save her husband from Rishi Kapoor’s plans to kill Jeetendra. But it turns out in the end that Jeetendra all along knew what who was upto and that Rishi Kapoor was only play acting in conjunction with Reena Roy’s brother to make her realize that “pati hi parmeshwar hota hai”
a very typical family drama movie.

This is what I had written in the comments to one of songs of the film. Recently I found out that A. K. Hangal was the astrologer who happens to be Reena Roy’s brother’s (Asrani) father-in-law who makes that weird prediction that leads to the twists and turns in the movie.
Four out of the five songs, in this film, were written by Anjaan and Anand Bakshi was the lyricist for meri-saanson-ko-jo-mahka-rahi-hai/ . Suman Kalyanpur, Lata Mangeshkar, Anuradha Paudwal, Kishore Kumar, Mohd. Rafi and Mahendra Kapoor were the playback singers.
The four songs, from this film, already present on the blog are

Song Date posted
Na jaane kaise pal me badal jaate hai 19 November 2008
Meri saanson ko jo mahkaa rahi hai 20 November 2009
Tum chaahe hamko pasand na karo 1 June 2019
Wo wo na rahe jinke liye ham thhey beqaraar 20 November 2019

Here is the fifth and final song. I had mentioned this song, in the comments of this post.. It is a romantic genre song where we see Rishi Kapoor trying to get Reena out of her bad mood. They are talking about ‘kar toh daro mat yaar, daro toh karo mat pyaar’.

This seemed to be the mood for many of the songs featuring Chintu (Rishi Kapoor’s pet name) in the 70s. Remember “Khullam khulla pyar karenge hum dono”. Looks like he didn’t believe in hiding his feelings from the world. That was evident in those times too, when all other actors and actresses hid their personal love stories behind the “we are just good friends” refrain, we could see Chintu with Neetu being open about their relation. An older Chintu was known to voice his opinions on the various social media channels about things that he felt was not correct or were out-of-place. Infact, Chintu’s commissioned biography is also titled “Khullam Khulla- Rishi Kapoor Uncensored”. That book has many interesting tales from his life about how his father asked his mother’s permission before casting him in the role of the young Raj in “Mera Naam Joker” which went on to fetch Chintu his first award of Best Child Artist at the National film awards that year.

He goes on to describe how he sneaked away from the conversation at the dinner table between his parents and started preening before the mirror and practicing his signature so that he can be prepared to give Autographs. In the book, Chintu also mentions how he was chosen for Bobby and how there was no great introduction scene for his character even though he was the film-maker’s son. That means there was no NEPOTISM there or special privileges given to him by Raj Kapoor, infact for the song “main shaayar toh nahin” the dance director was giving steps to Aruna Irani and not Chintu (as mentioned in the book); that explains Chintu’s awkward movements in that song. But he had a sense of rhythm that saw him shake a leg as if he was an accomplished dancer.

4rd September is the first birthday of Chintu after he lost his battle with the dreaded C in April this year. He would have been 68. We have enough of his work to entertain us for years to come. Thanks to the various channel and other video sharing platforms we can relish his songs where he dances with a Sridevi, Jaya Prada, Madhuri Dixit, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Poonam Dhillon, and all the heroines that he had worked with from his debut (as an adult) opposite Dimple in Bobby (1973).

Here is the last song from Badaltey Rishtey in the voices of Anuradha Paudwal and Kishore Kumar.


Song-Gumsum si khoyi khoyi (Badalte Rishtey)(1978) Singers-Kishore Kumar, Anuradha Paudwal, Lyrics-Anjaan, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics

gumsum si
khoyi khoyi
jaise ho but koi
arre gumsum si
khoyi khoyi
jaise ho but koi
bolo kya soch rahi ho oo
arre kya soch rahi ho o
gumsum si
khoyi khoyi
jaise ho but koi

samajh gaya
samajh gaya main soch rahi ho
bina pankh ude baadal kaise
nahin
toh phir
hmm
samajh gaya main soch rahi ho
barf kahaan se barse aise
nahin nahin
toh phir
jaan ke mat anjaan bano
tum meri uljhan kya samjho
har pal darta hai mera mann
socha karta hai mera mann
meri kismat mein hai ya nahin
ban’na kabhi tumhaari dulhan

socha bhi toh ye kya socha
mujh par nahin hai bharosa kya aa
socha bhi toh ye kya socha
mujh par nahin hai bharosa kya
us aasmaan se poochho
yeh dharti degi gawaahi
jeewan ke safar mein hum tum
hain ik manzil ke raahi
daro to karo mat pyaar
karo to daro mat yaar
socho mat muskuraao
mere saath aao
gao ek baar
arre gaao na
daro toh karo mat pyaar
karo toh daro mat yaar
daro toh karo mat pyaar
karo toh daro mat yaar

arre
ab kya soch rahi ho
gumsum si
khoyi khoyi
jaise ho but koi
bolo kya soch rahi ho o o
arre kya soch rahi ho o o
samjha
mmm
samajh gaya main soch rahi ho
honeymoon ko kahaan chalenge
haan haan honeymoon ko kahaan chalenge
jahaan kahogi wahan chalenge
des vides ki sair karenge
phir khayalo mein
mmmm
hmmm hmmm
samajh gaya mai soch rahi ho
honge apne kitne bachhe
haan honge apne kitne bachhe
hum dono ke do hi achhe
bas do hi
aur nahin toh kya sau
sau toh nahin par
par kya
kam se kam hon to do darjan
bhara bhara sa lage ghar aangan

arre baap re baap
kya soch rahi ho
mera nahin to kuch desh ka socho
bas darr gaye
dhat
daro toh karo mat pyaar
karo toh daro mat yaar
daro toh karo mat pyaar
karo toh daro mat yaar

pyaar me apne dam hai toh
kismat maanegi haar


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Blog Day :

4430 Post No. : 15860

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2010-2020) – Song No. 69
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Ten years ago, the blog was covering six songs every day and seven songs every fourth day. So I was a bit surprised to note that “only” five songs were covered on 3 September 2010. But there awsa very good reasohn for that, which will become clear during our discussion here.

Here is the list of the five songs that were covered on 3n september 2010:-

Blog post no Song Movie-Year remarks
2896 Ab to aa jaao balam Poonam 1952 YIPPEED
2897 Kaare badraa tu na jaa na jaa Shikast 1953 YIPPEED
2898 Ye jawaani ye haseen raat Khuda khair kare Khoobsoorat Dhokha 1959 4 Songs discussed out of 7
2899 Saamne ye kaun aayaa dil mein huyi halchal Jawaani Deewaani 1972 YIPPEED
2900 Kyaa huaa teraa waadaa wo qasam wo iraadaa Hum Kisise Kam Nahin 1977 Blog century post. 7 songs discussed (out of 9)

We can see from the above that three out of five movies that were taken up on 3 september 2010 have got YIPPEED in the bblog by now. So that leaves us with just two movies that are eligible for “Blog Ten Year CHallenge” today (3 September 2020).

“Ham Kisi Se Kam Nahin”(1977) is one of those movies. I notice that this musical blockbuster movie had made its debut in the blog on 3 september 2010. And thatsong that was discussed was a century song for the blog ! And the song was the National Aawrd winning song Kyaa huaa teraa waadaa wo qasam wo iraadaa . A movie making its debut in the blog with a blog century song ! It shows the musical calibre of the song in general and the entire movie album in particular.

Music lovers are unanimous in agreeing that “Ham Kisi Se Kam Nahin” (1977) had a stunning array of songs, that have remaiined popular to this day.

The movie had nine songs in it. Seven of them have been covered in the blog so far. Here are their details:-

Blog post no Song Date remarks
2900 Kyaa huaa teraa waadaa wo qasam wo iraadaa 3 september 2010 Debut song of movie. Blog century post
5892 Ye ladka haaye Allah kaisa hai deewaana 28 April 2012
8454 Chaand mera dil chaandni ho tum 2 August 2013
8628 Hai agar dushman dushman zamaana gham nahin 2 August 2013
13400 Bachna ae haseenon lo main aa gaya 5 July 2017 Blog century post
14162 Aa dil kya mehfil hai tere kadmon mein 13 March 2018
14833 Mil gaya ham ko saathi mil gaya 10 January 2019

We can notice that another song from the movie, viz Bachna ae haseenon lo main aa gaya was also a blog century song. And the writeup of that song was a special writeup by Sudhir Jee. It gave details of the musicians who were involved in creating that musical masterpiece.

When the name of this movie crops up, my mind immediately goes back to the second half of 1977. My Matriculation examinations were due in February March 1978 and like a sincere conscientious student that I was, I was seriously busy preparing for that Board Examination of Bihar State Board. Those were the days when I had no distractions. The last movie that I had watched in a movie hall was “Zindagi Zindagi”(1972) in 1972 and after that I had not watched any movies in movie halls.

There was a radio set at home, a big valve radio, but that was out of order because mice had made their home inside the warm cozy cabinet of the TELERAD 4 band radio and had damaged the valves. And my father had very wisely not bothered to get the radio repaired. So no radio commentary and no Radio Ceylon and Vividh Bharati distraction either.

But filmy music blaring out of loudspeakers was a distraction no one could guard against. These days we talk of noise pollution and disturbance to people because of loudspeakers, but no one bothered those days. Playing film songs on loudspeakers in full volume day and night, no matter what, was the norm in those parts of India. And what was the movie whose songs were the most popular with those loudspeaker playing enthusiasts ? “Hum Kisi Se Kam Nahin” ! I would be trying to concentrate on my studies and my eardrums would receive songs of the movie one after the other. What rubbish songs these are, The standards of Hindi movie songs have gone to the dogs- These were the thoughts that crossed my mind while receiving constant bombardment of songs of this movie.

Fortunately, the songs of this movie failed to distract me from my studies and I was reasonably well prepared when the final exams were held in early 1978.

Having appeared for the examination, it was time for the results. Marks obtained in the examination determined which college one joined. St Xavier’s College, Ranchi was the coveted college not only for Ranchi, but for entire Bihar. Getting admission in this college was considered a matter of prestige.

I had gone to my native place after the examination. I received a letter (or was it a telegram )informing me that I had passed in first division. Detailed marks would be known only later. My father, who was also there in the village, discussed this matter with a distant relative of his, who was a progressive villager and also the headmaster cum only teacher of the only Village school. We must go meet Father XYZ of the school ABC, the progressive villager suggested. So we went some six miles by walk, and met the Father. Our distant relative informed him that this kid, his close relative had passed Matriculation examination in First division. He needs to get admitted in Ranchi’s St Xavier’s college. You know the principal of that college, so please write a letter of recommendation. The father was reluctant saying only first division may not be enough, percentage of marks also matter. But repeated insistence by my relative forced him to act. He took out a small portable typewriter (I had never seen such a modern looking typewriter) and typed out a letter. He then took an envelope, sealed it after putting the letter inside it and on the top addressed in to the Principal of St Xavier’s College. We thanked him and went back to our village.

When I went back to Ranchi and got the detailed marksheet etc, I got the form of St Xavier’s college, filled it and submitted it there. My father had decided that the recommendation letter would be used only in case I failed to get admission on my own.

When the first list of selected candidates was put up on St Xavier’s College notice board, my name was very much there. So there was no need for that recommendation letter. Nevertheless, my father opened the letter and read what was written in the recommendation letter. We found out that the father had written a very nice letter highly recommending my case for admission. But I was happy that we did not have to use such means (sifaarish) to get admission.

After I got admission in the college, I got “freedom” under the impression that I had matured being a college student. I used this new found “freedom” quite irresponsibly, I must say. I started to watch movies by bunking classes. It was in this movie watching spree that I watched “Hu Kisi Se Kam Nahin”(1979) during its second run, in 1978 or 1979, in a movie hall called “Sandhya” which was located on the same road where my college was located. By that time I had warmed up to the songs of this movie. I did not find the movie any great shakes though. I did not think then that Rishi Kapoor was really a better dancer than Tariq. I had my sympathies with Tariq.

Much to my good luck, I somehow survived by the skin of my teeth academically despite acting so recklessly. Today I have become so “mature” that I cannot spare time to watch most movies. How I wish I had some of my present “maturity” during late 1970s as well. 🙂

Today, exactly ten years after “Hum Kisi Se Kam Nahin”(1977) made its debut in the blog, here is another rollicking song from “Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin”(1977). This song is sung by Kishore Kumar, with Asha Bhonsle chiming in towards the end of the song. Majrooh Sultanpuri is the lyricist. Music is composed by R D Burman. The song is picturised on Rishi Kapoor and Kajal Kiran.

Lyrics of this song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

Audio link:

Video link:

Song-Hamko to yaara teri yaari jaan se pyaari (Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin)(1977) Singers-Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD-R D Burman

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

(dialogues)

hamko to yaaraa teri yaari
jaan se pyaari
tu chaahey tod de ae
tujhko diwana kaissey chhod de
kaisey ae ae chhod de ae
hey hamko to yaraa teri yaari
jaan se pyaari
tu chaahe tod de ae
tujhko deewaana kaissey chhod de
kaissey ae ae chhod de ae ae

dil ke heerey moti aa jaa mere dil mein aa
tu hai daulat meri
aa meri manzil mein aa
ae meri tamannaa
tu kahin na ja
hayye rey haa…aaaye
kahin na jaa
ae dil ke heerey moti aa jaa mere dil mein aa
tu hai daulat meri aa meri manzil mein aa
ae meri tamannaa tu kahin na ja
hayye rey haa..aaye
kahin na jaa
hamko to yaaraa teri yaari
jaan se pyaari
tu chaahey tod de ae ae
tujhko deewana kaisey chhod de
kaisey ae ae chhod de ae

ho gaya tumhaara jab meri baahon ka haar
bech bhi daalo to mera kya hai dildaar
main to itna jaanoon
mujhko hai tumse pyaar
hayye rey haa..aaaye
tumse pyaar
ho gaya tumhaara jab meri baahon ka haar
bech bhi daalo to mera kya hai dildaar
main to itna jaanoon
mujhko hai tumse pyaar
hayye rey haa..aaye
tumse pyaar

hamko to yaraa teri yaari (dilbar)
jaan se pyaari (dilbar)
tu chaahey tod de ae ae
tujhko deewaana kaissey chhod de
kaisey ae ae chhod de ae ae

nanna
naa naa narey nanna
naa naa narey
nanna naa naa lala lalla laa laaa
laa laaa laaa laaa la laa laaaaaaa aaa aaaaaaaaaaaaa


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

Blog Day :

4430 Post No. : 15858

Hullo Atuldom

“Arpan” (1983) was produced and directed by J. Om Prakash who passed away exactly a year and month ago on 7th August 2019. His movies had titles mostly starting with an “A”, for example “Aap Ki Kasam”, Aakraman”, “Aaye Din Bahaar Ke”, “Aaya Saawan Jhoom Ke” etc. He was the presenter of two Rajesh Khanna starrers “Raja Rani” & “Aan Milo Sajna” both produced by Jagdish Kumar and director of the first-ever movie that his son-in-law Rakesh Roshan produced “Bhagwan Dada”. He was also the producer of “Aandhi”.

He began his career as a producer with “Aas Ka Panchhi” through his production house Filmyug in 1961 and followed it up with “Ayee MIlan Ki Bela” “Aaya Saawan Jhoom Ke” “Aankhon Aakhon Mein” etc turning director with “Aap Ki Kasam”. He was a clerk in a film distributors office in Lahore and ended up being a manager there before coming to Bombay post Partition of India.

He had a keen ear for good music that were lyrical and melodious. Of course his movies were mostly romantic and filled with family-emotions and values. At least that is what I remember from what I have seen in his films of the ’80s. He was associated with 23 movies from the ’60s to his last released in 2001- a Rahul Roy starrer called “Afsana Dilwalon Ka” post which he retired. Laxmikant-Pyarelal were the music directors of 12 of these movies .

The coming together of this triumvirate gave us ‘Suno Sajna Papihe ne’, ‘Saathiya Nahi Jaana’, ‘Achha toh hum chalte hain’, ‘Aadmi Musafir hain’, ‘Fauji gaya jab gaon mein’ etc etc. But if I am asked to choose songs that this association gave and make my playlist it will include ‘Palat meri jaan tere kurbaan’, ‘Yeh mausam aaya hain’, ‘Badra chhaye ke jhoolein pad gaye’, and some not-so-popular ones like ‘Somwaar ko hum mile’, ‘I am in love you are in love’, some soulful numbers like ‘Mere dushman tu meri dosti ko tarse’, ‘Yeh shama toh jali roshni ke liye’ and suddenly I will find enough songs to play for almost half a day and more. I notice that in mentioning songs that I like I haven’t touched a single movie of the ’80s like ‘Aas Paas’, ‘Arpan’, ‘Aasha’, ‘Apna Bana Lo’ etc.; these movies would feature as whole albums on my list.

So coming back to “Arpan”, I find that it is one-song away from Yyiippeeeehood. That is the reason to choose a song from that film to wish Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma on his 80th birthday. Of late he has been making appearances on some television channels as guest-of-honour to judge music contests. And that gives us, his fans, opportunities to hear anecdotes of his long musical career that began when he was around 12 years old. He was the son of trumpeter Ramprasad Sharma who was his first guru. He began learning to play the violin from the age of 8 and was further coached by the Goan musician Anthony Gonsalves and it is believed that “My name is Anthony Gonsalves” from Manmohan Desai’s ‘Amar Akbar Anthony” was the music duo’s way of acknowledging the tutor.

Pyarelal’s brothers were also musicians and his brother Gorakh Sharma was an expert at string instruments like Bass Guitar, Mandolin, Rubaab, Electric Guitar and had the opportunity to play in the song ‘Chaudvin Ka Chaand’ under Ravi’s music direction. Pyarelal’s other brothers Ganesh, Anand and others were all into music and Ganesh was a music director for movies made in the late ’60s through the ’70s.

“Arpan” may have been a movie which many followers of this blog would have given a miss thinking that it was Produced in Madras as that was the period when Jeetendra was deep into acting in films made by production houses of Madras and Hyderabad. Also the general story-line of the movie gives us that impression.

The movie was essentially a tearjerker where Reena Roy played Jeetendra’s fiance, who is forced to marry her boss Raj Babbar as punishment for having slapped him in the office and not allowing him to molest her etc. To further his intention, he kidnaps Jeetendra’s sister’s (Preeti Sapru) boyfriend (Shashi Puri) and keeps him captive till Reena agrees and marries him. This makes her a ‘bad character’ in the eyes of Jeetu’s mom (Dina Pathak) but only Jeetu’s friend (Sujit Kumar), sister and jija know the real reason for Reena’s marriage to Raj Babbar. The movie moves forward with Jeetu meeting Parveen Babi, marrying her, getting her pregnant etc. Then he happens to stumble upon Reena’s reason of marrying Raj post which there is misunderstanding with his wife, Reena becoming a widow, Parveen Babi loosing her baby so on and so forth. That is why I said that this was a tearjerker. Essentially a movie full of calamities for the heroine and it comes to an end with Reena consuming poison, making her way to Jeetu’s home and handing over her baby to Parveen Babi. Ultimate qurbaani so that her ex-lover can live happily ever-after.

Today’s song is a duet by Lata Mangeshkar and Kishore Kumar, written by Anand Bakshi (who else) and on-screen couple are Preeti Sapru and Shashi Pur.

Wishing Pyarelalji(DoB 3 September 1940) a very Happy Birthday.

Video

Audio

Song-Teri meri shaadi hogi denge log mubaarakbaad(Arpan)(1983) Singers-Lata, Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics (Based on audio link)

nain mile ae
uske baad
phool khile ae
uske baad
chain gaya aa
uske baad
pyaar hua aa
uske baad
teri meri shaadi hogi
denge log mubaarakbaad
teri meri shaadi hogi
denge log mubarakbaad
nain mile ae
uske baad,
phool khile ae
uske baad
chain gaya aa
uske baad
pyaar hua
uske baad
teri meri shaadi hogi
denge log mubaarakbaad
teri meri shaadi hogi
denge log mubaarakbaad

uske baad
uske baad
aayegi woh raat

aaaaa
aayegi woh raat
sajan sajani ka ghoongat kholenge ae
do nainon ke prem taraazu mein preetam ko tolenge

dekhenge chup chaap tumhein hum
sharm se kuchh na bolenge
yeh chup rehne ka waada
bhool na jaana rakhna yaad

teri meri shaadi hogi
denge log mubarakbaad

aakhir yeh taqdeer humaari
kab tak humse roothhegi ee
aakhir yeh taqdeer humaari
kab tak humse roothhegi ee
oonchi oonchi duniya ki
deewaar giregi tootegi ee
chori chori milne se phir r
jaan humaari chhootegi
iss badnaami ke darr se ae
hum ho jaayenge aazaad
teri meri shaadi hogi
denge log mubaarakbaad

uske baad
maine poochha uske baad

kya shaadi ke baad bhi saajan
aise geet sunaayenge ae
kya shaadi ke baad bhi saajan
aise geet sunaayenge ae
ya chhup baithhe door se sajni
ke mann ko tadpaayenge ae
sajni saajan se phir hum
miyaan biwi ban jaayenge
teri god mein munna hoga
mere honthon pe fariyaad
teri meri shaadi hogi
denge log mubaarakbaad


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4424 Post No. : 15842

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2010-2020) – Song No. 62
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Ten years ago, the blog was in cruise mode, merrily covering six songs every day. 28 august 2010, the day exactly ten years ago was no exception. First song of the day got posted at 7:01 AM and sixth post at 8 :34 AM !

Ten years back the following songs were posted on the blog;

Song Movie title-Year Remarks
Kyaa bataaun muhabbat hai kyaa Parbat-1952 All songs covered
Dil ke phaphole jal uthe seene ke daag se Parichay-1954 03 songs posted
Tum ek baar muhabbat ka imithaan to lo Baabar-1960 All songs covered
Meri aankhon se koyi neend liye jaata hai Pooja Ke Phool-1964 All songs covered*
Binaa badraa ki bijuriyaa kaise chamke Bandhan-1969 04 songs posted
Saath mein pyaaraa saathi hai Dil Daulat Duniyaa-1972 03 songs posted

Three out of six movies have since been YIPPEED. Other three movies are still up for grabs as far as today’s blog ten year challenge is concerned.

So, here is a song from “Dil Daulat Duniya” (1972), the latest of the six movies, and perhaps the most obscure of the six movies that were covered ten years ago.

Three songs from “Dil Daulat Duniya” (1972) have been covered so far :-

Song Posted On
Saath mein pyaaraa saathi hai 28.08.2020
Masti aur jawaani ho 18.07.2013
Ruk meri raani…. o monalisa 18.07.2017

Here is the fourth song from “Dil Daulat Duniya” (1972) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle and chorus. Lyrics is supposedly a joint effort of Hasrat Jaipuri and Neeraj (according to HFGK). Music is composed by Shankar Jaikishan,

Only the audio of the song is available. Seeing that Rajesh Khanna and Sadhana were in lead roles, this song was almost certainly picturised on them. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of the song.
Mr Anekant, our knowledgeable reader informs us that the song was picturised on Jagdeep and Helen.

Lyrics of the song were sent to me by Avinash Scrapwala.


Song-O meri laaraa loo (Dil Daulat Duniya)(1972) Singers-Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Hasrat Jaipuri + Neeraj, MD-Shankar Jaikishan
Male chorus,
Female chorus,
All chorus

Lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

(dialogues not included)

o o o
o o o
o o o

(dialogues not included)

o meri meri meri meri meri meri
laa laa laa laa laa
raa raa raa raa raa
loo loo
loo loo
laaraa loo oo oo

ayi ee
o meri laaraa loo oo
main teraa papi loo loo
o meri laaraa loo
main teraa papi loo
ji chaahe jhoom loon
laa laa laa laa laa laa laa aa
tu meraa papi loo
main teri laaraa loo
hey tu meraa papi loo
main teri laaraa loo
baahon mein jhoom loon

yayyiyaa yayyiyaa yayaa aa aa

dil daulat aur duniya meri
teri adaa hai
aay haaye
aay haaye
aay haay ae ae
teri ye nazar meri aankhon ka nashaa hai
wai wai
wai wai wai wai ee
tujhse hai badhkar yahaan aur kyaa aa
u
o meri laaraa loo oo
main teraa papi loo loo
ya ya ya ya ya
o meri laaraa loo oo
main teraa papi loo loo
jee chaahe choom loon
o
lalalalalala

aisaa phandaa daalaa toone
baanke shikaari ee
he he
he he
he ae ae
kaantaa mere dil mein tootaa
main dil ko haari
yayiyaa yayiyaa yayiyaa aa aa
naachoongi main chaahe jaise nachaa aa
tu meraa papi loo

hoo oo
main teri laaraa loo
hoo oo oo
tu meraa papi loo
main teri laaraa loo
baahon mein jhoom loon

yayyiyaa yayyiyaa yayaa aa aa

kaisi chali duniyaa mein ulti hawaa ji
yayyiyaa yayyiyaa yayaa aa aa

kaisaa ye zamaana aayaa
dekhaa naa sunaa ji
riri riri riri ee ee
ladke pe ladki huyi re fidaa aa aa
tu meraa papi loo

haan haa aa aa
main teri laaraa loo
oye oye ae ae
tu meraa papi loo
main teri laaraa loo
baahon mein jhoom loon

yayyiyaa yayyiyaa yayaa aa aa
o meri laaraa loo oo
hoo oo
main teraa papi loo loo
ooor oor oor
o meri laaraa loo
hoo oo
main teraa papi loo
hoo oo oo
ji chaaye jhoom loon oon
laa laa laa laa laa laa laa aa
ek baar aur
laa laa laa laa laa laa laa aa
ek baar aur
laa laa laa laa laa laa laa aa


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Blog Day :

4410 Post No. : 15804 Movie Count :

4354

Hullo Atuldom

Today’s post is because of this song. This song reminded me how amused I used to be whenever I saw it.

Atulji has mentioned the starcast of “Tohfa”, the movie of which the above song is. He has mentioned that he felt the props comprising of saris was imaginative. If he had seen the movie he would have understood the reason for the ‘Sari’ prop. I am sure there will be some followers of the blog who have not seen the movie and definitely some followers would have seen. They will remember that in the scene preceding the song Jeetendra has gifted Jaya Prada a decent looking sari as he is appreciative of her way of taking care of his mother in his absence. She is in awe of him and when his mother asks her if she would like to be her daughter-in-law she fantasizes the song. Like I mentioned to my mother “ek saree mila toh itne saree khwaab mein aa gaye”; how typical!!!! (I had wanted to write all this in the comments that day, but reserved it for this post)

In all this Jeetendra has not been consulted by his mother (Urmila Bhatt). If she had, he would have told her that he was in love with another girl from the village. Now who is this other girl? She is Lalitha (Sridevi) who is also Janaki’s (Jaya Prada’s) sister. Janaki has been doing odd jobs around the village and helping out in households so that she can look after herself and her sister. Her only aim being that her sister should graduate and have a good life. Without knowing that Lalitha and Ram babu (Jeetendra) are already in love Janaki entrusts Rambabu with the responsibility of helping Lalitha with her studies. This gives them enough time to flirt and romance. One such meeting of Rambabu and Lalitha happens near a pond and he accidentally (may be on purpose too, don’t remember) kicks her Kalash (brass pot) into the water. The song that follows has numerous Kalash as prop. I am sure this idea was borrowed from the super-hit song of “Himmatwala” (1983).

Both these movies had many things in common.
(1) Music director was Bappi Lahiri. (2) Lyricist was Indeevar. (3) Hero was Jeetendra. (4) Both were made in South essentially as remakes of Telugu movies. (5) Both were directed by K. Raghavendra Rao: ‘Tohfa’ being a remake of his Telugu hit ‘Devatha’ released in 1982 & ‘Himmatwala’ remake of ‘Ooruki Monagadu’ a 1981 release. (6) Kadar Khan was the dialogue writer of both. (7) Asha Bhonsle, Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar and S P Balasubramaniam were the playback singers.

The only thing that I would love to find out is who was the choreographer for the two movies. These movies had some unique dance steps almost equivalent of Aerobics. That may be an explanation of why Jeetendra looked so fit in those movies. 😉

A post about either ‘Himmatwala’ or ‘Tohfa’ or any of the few 10-15 movies of that period that were made with Jeetu by these South Indian makers will be incomplete without mentioning one more common factor- the trio of Kadar Khan- Shakti Kapoor- Asrani in the supporting cast. Jeetu used to say that he used to like working in the southern industry setup as they were very organized and punctual in their working. That may also be an explanation to why so many of Jeetu’s contemporary actors also tried their luck down south with positive results.

This discussion about the South Indian film industry is getting a bit too long and I am missing the purpose of this post.

As I was writing I made a discovery:- “Himmatwala” is yet to make a debut on the blog. I couldn’t believe it and made a call to Atulji to confirm. Now I am in a fix, which song to have with this post. The song from “Tohfa” which I have described or its inspiration from “Himmawala”. And both songs feature the birthday girl under discussion. She was beautiful in both.

So here is wishing the beautiful Sridevi (13 august 1963- 24 feb 2018) was with us and turned 56 on 13 August 2020. Let us think of her with this colourful song that made her the darling of the audience. The purists may have run down the songs of this period but we must admire the effort and imagination in erecting a set with pots and cart wheels. Also I admire Sridevi that she has danced barefoot in what must have been scorching hot sand.


Song-Nainon mein sapna sapnon mein sajna (Himmatwaala)(1983) Singers-Lata, Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Indeewar, MD-Bappi Lahiri
Chorus

Lyrics

taa thaiyaa taa thaiyaa ho o,
taa thaiyaa taa thaiyaa ho o
tum ta na na na
tum ta na na na
tum ta na na na
tum ta na na na
tum tana
tum tana
tum tana
tum tana
tum tana
tum tana
tum tana
tum tana

hooooo hoo hoo
hooooo ho ho hooo
nainon mein sapna
sapnon mein sajana
sajna pe dil aa gaya
kyun sajna pe dil aa gaya
nainon mein sapna
sapnon mein sajana
sajna pe dil aa gaya
kyun sajana pe dil aa gaya
kai albele dekhe
jawaani ke rele dekhe
haseenon ke mele dekhe
dil pe ae
hooo hooo
tu hi chha gaya aa
ho o
tu hi chha gaya
arre nainon mein sapna
sapnon mein sajani
sajani pe dil aa gaya
ke sajani pe dil aa gaya

taa thaiyaa taa thaiyaa ho o,
taa thaiyaa taa thaiyaa ho o

tu nahin aa main nahi
aa ab dil ek hai
do tan ek praan
do dil ek jaan
manzil ek hai
arre ang se aa ang mile
aa armaan khil gaye
purab paschim se
paschim purab se kaise mil gaye
pyaar ke zamaane mile
husn ke khazaane mile
jeene ke bahaane mile man mein ae
hooo hooo,
jo tu aa gaya
ho
jo tu aa gaya

nainon mein sapna
sapnon mein sajna
sajna pe dil aa gaya
kyun sajna pe dil aa gaya
arre nainon mein sapna
sapnon mein sajni
sajni pe dil aa gaya
ke sajni pe dil aa gaya

taa thaiyaa taa thaiyaa ho o,
taa thaiyaa taa thaiyaa ho o
tum ta na na na
tum ta na na na
tum ta na na na
tum ta na na na
tum tana
tum tana
tum tana
tum tana
tum tana

saanche mein aa
tere hi aa
main toh dhal gayi
tune toda hai
aisa moda hai
ho gayi main nayi
arre saanson mein
aa honthon pe
aa tera hi naam hai
lena dena hai kya mujhe duniya se
tujhse kaam hai
rangeen nazaare mile
toofaan mein kinaare mile
dil ke sahaare mile dil mein
hoo hoo
jo tu aa gaya
ho o
jo tu aa gaya

nainon mein sapna
sapnon mein sajna
sajna pe dil aa gaya
kyun sajna pe dil aa gaya
arre nainon mein sapna
sapnon mein sajni
sajni pe dil aa gaya
ke sajni pe dil aa gaya

kyun sajna pe dil aa gaya
ke sajni pe dil aa gaya
kyun sajna pe dil aa gaya
ho ho ho ho ho ho
ho ho ho ho ho ho
ho ho ho ho ho ho


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Blog Day :

4408 Post No. : 15797

Hullo Atuldom

Happy Gokulashtami to all followers of this blog.

Yesterday we had a song which should have been categorised under “How come this has not been posted as yet?” The song with this post can also fall under the same category.
It is sung by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar, written by Majrooh Sultanpuri and Rajesh Roshan is the music composer. It is from the 1982 Ravi Tandon directed “Khuddar”.

This song depicts the ‘dahi-handi’ aspect of Gokulashtami. ‘Dahi-Handi’ draws inspiration from the antics of Lord Krishna or Balgopal who was rather mischievous and used to stealthily enter homes in Gokul and eat up freshly churned Dahi (curds or yogurt in modern parlance) and Makhan (butter). That is why one of his names is Maakhanchor. There is a lot of stories attached with the ‘leela’ of Balkrishna:- how the ladies of Gokul go complaining to Yashoda maa about Balkrishna eating away their dahi and makhan and how he used to say “Maiyya mori main nahin maakhan khaayo”. We have three versions of this song from movies made in 1959, 1977, and the version whose link I have given here was the first ever that came in 1942.

“Mach gayaa shor saari nagari” has Amitabh Bachchan making the human-pyramid and Parveen Babi in typical Maharastrian attire is out there either distracting him or encouraging him (don’t remember). We can see Vinod Mehra, A K Hangal enjoying the proceedings from the verandah of their chawl. Madhu Malini (permanent sister in many movies) walks in halfway through the song.


Song-Mach gaya shor saari nagri re (Khuddaar)(1982) Singers-Kishore Kumar, Lata, Lyrics-Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD-Rajesh Roshan
Chorus

Lyrics

mach gaya shor saari nagri re
saari nagri re
aaya Biraj ka banka sambhaal teri gagri re
ho oo aaya Biraj ka banka sambhaal teri gagri re
arre mach gaya shor saari nagri re,
saari nagri re
aaya Biraj ka banka sambhaal teri gagri re
ho oo aaya Biraj ka banka sambhaal teri gagri re

dekho arre dekho kahin aisa na ho jaaye
chori kare maakhan,
tera jiya bhi churaaye
dekho arre dekho kahin aisa na ho jaaye
chori kare maakhan,
tera jiya bhi churaaye
arre dhamkata hai
itna tu kisko
darta hai kaun aane de usko
darta hai kaun aane de usko

aise na bahut bolo
mat thumak-thumak dolo
chillaogi tab gori
jab ulat dega tori
gagri aake peechhe dagri re
arre mach gaya shor saari nagri re,
saari nagri re
aaya Biraj ka banka sambhaal teri gagri re
ho o aaya Biraj ka banka sambhaal teri gagri re

lalala lalaa lalala lalaa lalala lalaa
lalala lalaa lalala lalaa lalala lalaa

jaane kya karta agar hota kahin gora
jaake Jamuna mein zara shakal dekhe chhora
jaane kya karta agar hota kahin gora
jaake Jamuna mein zara shakal dekhe chhora

bindiya chamkaati raste mein na ja
manchala bhi hai Gokul ka raja
manchala bhi hai Gokul ka raja
pad jaaye nahin paala
Radha se kahin lala
phir royega Govinda
maaregi aisa phanda
gardan se baandhegi chunri re
mach gaya shor saari nagri re,
saari nagri re
aaya Biraj ka banka sambhaal teri gagri re
ho aaya Biraj ka banka sambhaal teri gagri re

arre mach gaya shor saari nagri re,
saari nagri re
aaya Biraj ka banka sambhaal teri gagri re
ho oo aaya Biraj ka banka sambhaal teri gagri re

o o o o o

mach gaya shor saari nagri re,
saari nagri re
aaya Biraj ka banka sambhaal teri gagri re
hoy hoy hoy hoy hoy hoy
hoy hoy hoy hoy

aala re aala Govinda aala
aala re aala Govinda aala
aala re aala Govinda aala
ala re aala Govinda aala
aala re aala Govinda aala
aala re aala Govinda aala


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Blog Day :

4400 Post No. : 15783

I cut my HFM teeth in late 1960s when old order was giving way to new. Old order meant Rafi as the male playback singer of choice, Shammi Kapoor as the heart throb, and Shankar Jaikishan as the music directors of choice for big banners. In a matter of a few years or so, the musical order was turned upside down. When the dus settled, we found Shammi Kapoor being replaced by Rajesh Khanna, Rafi by Kishore Kumar and Shankar Jaikishan by R D Burman.

I became a young music lover sometime in mid to late 1960s. From being used to Rafi voice blaring from loudspeakers, I found a new male voice beginning to blare out of loudspeakers. Alongwith rest of the population, I too was mesmerised by this voice. The vesry first time I listened to the voice of Kishore Kumar, i loved it. the song was the iconic “Padosan”(1968) song-“mere saamne waali khidki”.

Rajesh Khanna meanwhile took the movie world by storm with “Aradhana”(1969), and that was followed by a string of hits. I would have loved to watch all those Rajesh Khanna songs, but I ended up watching “Haathi Mere Saathi”(1971) and “Apna Desh”(1971), that is all. By the time my movie watchin spree began in right earnest in june 1978, Rajesh Khanna had lost his crown as the first superstar of Hindi movies. That crown had passed on to Amitabh Bachchan.

Unlike Rajesh Khanna, Kishore Kumar never lost the crown of the top male playback singer. He continued to hold this crown troughout his life, till 1987. What longevity ! It is not easy to hold on to the top spot, as we see from the example of Rajesh Khanna. If Kishore Kumar could do it for close to two decades till his death, they this speaks highly of his durability and saleability. In fact, I feel that he almost singlehandedly held up the quality of playback singing during 1980s after all other leading playback singers had passed away.

On the occasion of Kishore Kumar’s 91st birth anniversary today on 4 august 2020 here is an archtypical Rajesh Khanna song sung by Kishore Kumar. The song is a duet from “Shahzaada”(1972). This movie was directed by K Shankar for Amar Chhaaya, Bombay. The movie had Rajesh Khanna, Raakhee, Madan Puri, Veena, Karan Dewan, Pandari Bai, Jairaj, Sunder, Mohan Choti, Gulshan Baawra, Badri Prasad, Halam, Varalakshmi, Shreeram Shastri etc in it. The movie had five songs in it. Two songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the third song from “Shehzaada”(1972) to appear in the blog. the song is sung by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar. The song is penned by Rajinder Krishan. Music is composed by RD Burman. This roothhna manaana genre of song is picturised on Rajesh Khanna and Raakhi.

Lyrics of this song were sent to me by Avinash Scrapwala.


Song-Na jaiyyo chhod ke na jaiyyo meri raani (Shehzaada)(1972) Singer-Kishore Kumar, Lata, Lyrics-Rajinder Krishan, MD-R D Burman

Lyrics(Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

Na jaiyyo o
Na jaiyyo o o
Chhod ke na jaiyyo meri raani
Na jaiyyo o o
Chhod ke na jaiyyo meri raani
Haan jaayegi saath tere
Jaayegi saath tere
Meri zindgaani
Haan Na jaiyyo
Chhod ke na jaiyyo meri raani
Na jaiyyo
Hoye
Chhodke na jaiyyo meri raani

Baagon mein kaliyaan khilne ke din
Baagon mein kaliyaan khilne ke din
Ankhiyon se ankhiyaan milne ke din
Hey ae
Baagon mein kaliyaan khilne ke din
Ankhiyon se ankhiyaan milne ke din
O ho
De doonga jaan meri
De doonga jaan meri
Baat jo na maani haan
Naa jaaun
Chhodke naa jaaun tohe jaani
Ho kadmon mein tere meri
Kadmon mein tere meri
Phool si jawaani
Ho jaani jaaun
Naa jaaun
Naa jaaun
Chhodke naa jaaun tohe jaani

Tu hi sawera
Tu hi meri shaam
Tu hi sawera
Tu hi meri shaam
Duniya se pyaara
Mujhe tera naam re
Tu hi sawera
Tu hi meri shaam
Duniya se pyaara
Mujhe tera naam
Likh de jiya pe mere
Likh de jiya pe mere
Preet ki kahaani
Ho jaani jaaun
Naa jaaun
naa jaaaun
Chhodke naa jaaun tohe jaani

Kaahe ko roothhi thhi
pehle Gujariya
Jaanoon thhi manaa lega mera
Sawariyaa aa
Aankh micholi ki ye
Aankh micholi ki ye
Reet hai puraani
Ho jaani jaaun
Naa jaaun
naa jaaun
Chhodke naa jaaun tohe jaani

Ho
Jaayegi saath tere
haan
jaayegi saath tere
Meri zindgaani
Haan
Na jaiyyo oye
Chhodke na jaiyyo meri raani


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Blog Day :

4400 Post No. : 15782

Today (4 August 2020) is the 91st birth anniversary of Kishore Kumar (4 August 1929- 13 october 1987). And incidentally, today is the 4400th day for the blog !

Three articles from three regulars discussing Kishore Kumar have already appeared on the blog today. It is interesting to note that all the three regulars decided to discuss three songs from the decade of 1980s.

The golden era of HFM, which began in 1949, ended in 1980. People who lived through the golden era can notice a palpable lack of overall quality in HFM after 1980. There were quite a few reasons for that. I have given this matter some thought and I have come up with some interesting observations. I will use those observations some other time in some other article. Here I will mention it in brief that the golden era of HFM began when Indian classical base (melody based) was wedded with western classical base (symphony based). This marriage, which gave us the best of both the worlds, got dissolved in 1980. Western symphony was replaced by western cacophony while lyrics of the songs were dispensed with.

Another reason was gradual demise of the doyens of HFM maestroes. Shailendra (1966), Roshan (1968), Shakeel Badayuni (1970), Jaikishan (1971), Geeta Dutt (1972), Madan Mohan , Vasant Desai, S D Burman (all 1975), Mukesh (1976) and Rafi (1980) left the scene one after the other creating big voids. With the demise of Rafi on 31 july 1980, the HFM golden era literally ended.

If we still have a few songs worth listening to in 1980s, then they are invariably the creations of those who began their careers during the golden era and they had the musical wherewithals to create quality music. It was the old guard that kept creating good music in 1980s.

One will notice that majority of memorable songs of 1980s were sung by old guard, viz Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhonsle. This state of affairs continued till late 1980s when Kishore Kumar died in 1987. R D Burman, who was sticking to Kishore Kumar confided in Amit Kumar that his music was unlikely to remain the same with the absence of Kishore Kumar.

Ironically, the music director who was the most responsible for the demise of HFM golden era, viz Bappi Lahiri, was also the music director who created the most number of memorable songs post 1980s. And no prizes for guessing who were the singers in these songs. When Bappi Lahiri was not creating forgettable (but saleable) disco numbers, he was also creating golden era quality songs with Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhonsle.

Unlike the golden era hit songs, these 1980s era songs were light on lyrics, making them chaalu songs. Still, these songs became popular because the singers could carry off these songs with inane lyrics with aplomb.

There are several Bappi Lahiri chaalu songs that Kishore Kumar turned into timeless classics. Some examples are movies like “Namakhalaal”(1982), “Sharaabi”(1984), “Aaj Ka Arjun”(1990). Incidentally , all these songs had Amitabh Bachchan in lead roles.

Then there were Jeetendra starrers where the lyrics were of even more “Chaalu” variery. But Kishore Kumar turned even those songs into classics. In these songs he often had the company of Asha Bhonsle, who could be regarded as his female version among playback singers, as far as singing versatility was concerned.

As a tribute to Kishore Kumar, here is the title song of “Tohfa”(1984). This movie was produced by D Ramanaidu and directed by K Raghvendra Rao for Suresh Productions, Madras. This archtypical Madrasi movie (Hindi remake) of 1980s had Jeetendra, JayaPrada, Sridevi, Kadar Khan, Shakti Kapoor, Mohan Choti, Urmila Bhatt, Leela Mishra, Jagdeep, Aruna Irani, Jayshree T, Master Rinku etc in it, with friendly appearance by Asrani.

This song is sung by Asha Bhonsle and Kishore Kumar. Indeewar is the lyricist. Music is composed by Bappi Lahiri.

The song is picturised on Jayaprada and Jeetendra. They are seen prancing, with Saris of all varieties forming the background as well as the prop. Quite an imaginative picturisation.

And as observed earlier, the song on its own is nothing much to write home about. Still, this is one of those songs that had stood the test of time and it is still regarded as one of the popular songs of its era. Much of the credit for this has to go to the singers, viz Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhonsle.

Just like R D Burman’s music suffered after the demise of Kishore Kumar, bappi Lahiri’s music too failed to reach the same heights in the absence of Kishore Kumar’s vocals. It shows the calibre of Kishore Kumar’s singing abilities who with his Midas touch could convert a seemingly mediocre song into a timeless classic.

Personally, I found the music of 1980s bearably enjoyable, mainly because of songs like this. And unsurprisingly, most such songs had the voice of Kishore Kumar in them.

Enjoy this song. This song demostrates that one can act silly and it can be still enjoyable and fun for all concerned, provided you have the calibre to carry it off.

Video

Audio

Song-Pyaar ka tohfa tera bana hai jeewan mera (Tohfa)(1984) Singers-Asha Bhonsle, Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Indeewar, MD-Bappi Lahiri

Lyrics

tohfa tohfa tohfa tohfa
laaya laaya laaya laaya
mere mere mere mere
dil pe chhaaya chhaaya chhaaya
pyaar ka tohfa tera
bana hai jeeean mera
pyaar ka tohfa tera
bana hai jeewan mera
dil ke sahaare maine pa liye ae
jeene ko aur kya chaahiye
ae ae ae ae ae ae ae ae
pyaar ka tohfa tera
bana hai jeewan mera
pyaar ka tohfa tera
bana hai jeewan mera
dil ke sahaare maine pa liye ae ae
jeene ko aur kya chaahiye
tohfa tohfa tohfa tohfa

laaya laaya laaya laaya

jaan ke bina jaise ho tan
tere bina main aise sajan
kasturi sa tera badan
mehki mehki phirti pavan

ho o
jaan ke bina jaise ho tan
tere bina main aise sajan
kasturi sa tera badan
mehki mehki phirti pavan
daude mere man ka hiran
chhoone ko yauvan tera
ta ta ta

pyaar ka tohfa tera
bana hai jeewan mera
dil ke sahaare maine pa liye ae
jeene ko aur kya chaahiye
ae ae ae ae ae ae ae ae
tohfa tohfa tohfa tohfa
laaya laaya laaya laaya

tohfa to bas ik naam hai
dil ka mere paighaam hai

saadi nahin tera pyaar hai
suhaagan ka ye singaar hai
tohfa to bas ik naam hai
dil ka mere paighaam hai

saadi nahin tera pyaar hai
suhaagan ka ye singaar hai
resham ke roop mein tan se mere
lipta hua man tera
ta ta ta
pyaar ka tohfa tera
bana hai jeewan mera
dil ke sahaare maine pa liye ae
jeene ko aur kya chaahiye ae ae ae ae
tohfa tohfa tohfa tohfa
laaya laaya laaya laaya


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

Blog Day :

4400 Post No. : 15781 Movie Count :

4347

Remembering Kishore Kumar on his 91st Birth Anniversary :

teri gali main aata sanam
naghma wafa ka gaata sanam
tujhse suna na jaata sanam
phir aa jidhar aaya hoon magar
ye kehne main deewaana
khatm bas aaj ye wehshat hogi
aaj rusva teri galiyon mein muhabbat hogi
mere mehboob

Abhas Kumar Ganguly (born 4 August 1929 – 13 October 1987), became the famed Kishore Kumar of Hindi film world. Being a Bengali but born and brought up in hindi heartland and settling down to work in Bombay film industry to follow the footsteps of big brother, must have helped form a cosmopolitan outlook in his attitudes. I have just read the Wikipedia page on Kishore Kumar and found it enlightening in many ways. Some of the eccentric behavior described in the page, are funny and not so funny at the same time.

Reading the detailed page has confirmed many of my conceptions about Kishore Kumar. Chief among them being the fact that S. D. Burman, had a great role to play in shaping him as a super playback singer. For a long time through 50’s and 60’s it is apparent that he only ever gave playback for Dev Anand. He was making films, acting as hero and character roles, singing for himself, composing songs for his own films etc. etc. 50’s and 60’s were the most productive decades for Dev Anand, but he was singing songs on screen with the total range of singers, Rafi, Kishore, Hemant Kumar, Talat Mehmood and even Mukesh. If Manna De also sang for Dev Anand during this time, I don’t know off hand. Even in Navketan films, the songs were divided among Rafi and Kishore, a few were by Hemant Kumar too early on. So it is understandable that 70’s and early 80’s is Kishore Kumar’s most productive period, after he was convinced by RDB to seriously concentrate on playback singing. Even than he was reportedly choosy about the actors for whom he sang.

Kishore Kumar also has a distinction of being the singing star and having enjoyed playback by Rafi Sahab. Only other singer to have this distinction is G. M. Durrani.

Some of the sad melancholy songs of Kishore Kumar are my favourite sad songs which I have listed in another post. The above quoted song “mere Mehboobqayamathogi” is one such song, the lyrics of which were written in a book of songs I used to keep in my childhood.

I had short listed the solo from “Sanam Teri Qasam” – Sheeshe ke gharon mein dekho to patthar dil wale baste hain”, but I found that song a bit depressing. So I shifted to another happy sounding song.

I am presenting this peppy, feel good song from the film “Bezubaan”(1982). It’s a party song, where Shashi Kapoor is singing in praise of his wife Reena Roy and counting his blessings. It is a solo song by Kishore Kumar, witten by Ravindra Rawal and composers are Raam-Laxman. The entire cast of the film is present in this gathering. The party is moving from indoors to outdoors and indoors again while Shashi Kapoor is so shaky and imbalanced with happiness keeps falling down and dropping things 🙂 🙂 . The details of the film are available on imdb site. The songs were quite good in this film especially the song “harek jeewan hai ek kahaani par ye sachchayi sab ne na jaani”, story- telling solo by Lata Mangeshkar.

Audio :

Video :

Song-Tere jaisa koi khoobsoorat nahin (Bezubaan)(1982) Singer-Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Ravindra Rawal, MD-Raam-Laxman

Lyrics(As per audio)

Tere jaisa koyi khoobsoorat nahin
Tere jaisa koyi khoobsoorat nahin
Mere jaisa koyi khushqismat nahin
Ye mera chhota sa jahaan
Aisa swarg hai kahaan
mera chhota sa jahaan
Aisa swarg hai kahaan
Tere jaisa koyi khoobsoorat nahin
Mere jaisa koyi khushqismat nahin

Sooraj chaand taare gagan ke
Jaise raushni dene chamke
Yoon hi teri bindiya ke dam se
Meri duniya din raat damke
Sooraj chaand taare gagan ke
Jaise roshni dene chamke
Yunhi teri bindiya ke dam se
Meri duniya din raat damke
Tere hansne se achcha mahurat nahin
Tere jaisa koyi khoobsoorat nahin
Mere jaisa koyi khushqismat nahin

Main bhi aaj yeh maanta hoon
Kal tak jo yeh duniyaa thhi kehti
Jag mein har safal aadmi ke
Peechhe ek aurat hai rehti
Main bhi aaj yeh maanta hoon
Kal tak jo yeh duniyaa thhi kehti
Jag mein har safal aadmi ke
Peechhe ek aurat hai rehti
Munh chhupaane ki koyi zaroorat nahin
Tere jaisa koyi khoobsoorat nahin
Mere jaisa koyi khushqismat nahin

Kitna mujhe tujhpe yaqeen hai
Hamdam tujhe kehna hai mushkil
Itna tujhe kehta hoon bas main
Tujh bin zinda rehna hai mushkil
Kitna mujhe tujh pe yaqeen hai
Hamdam tujhe kehna hai mushkil
Itna tujhe kehta hoon bas main
Tujh bin zinda rehna hai mushkil
Nainon mein bin tere koyi moorat nahin
Tere jaisa koyi khoobsoorat nahin
Mere jaisa koyi khushqismat nahin
Ye mera chhota sa jahaan
Aisa swarg hai kahaan
mera chhota sa jahaan
Aisa swarg hai kahaan
Tere jaisa koyi khoobsoorat nahin
Mere jaisa koyi khushqismat nahin


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