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4637 Post No. : 16293

Yearwise discussion of Lata Mangeshkar songs in HFM: Part XXVII: Year 1973
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In this episode, we discuss Lata Mangeshkar songs that she sang in Hindi movies released in 1973.

In 1973, 129 Hindi movies containing 702 songs were released. Lata Mangeshkar got to sing in 60 of these movies and she sang 138 songs in these movies. So Lata Mangeshkar’s voice was heard in 46.5 % of the movies released in 1971. Her voice was heard in 19.6 % of the songs appearing in the movies of 1973.

Here are the details of songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar in Hindi movies released in 1973 :-

S N Movie Music director Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Lyricists
1 Aa Gale Lag Jaa R D Burman 1 1 0 1 0 0 Sahir Ludhianvi
2 Abhimaan S D Burman 6 6 3 3 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
3 Agni Rekha Kalyanji Anandji 1 4 2 1 0 1 Kavi Pradeep
4 Anamika R D Burman 1 1 1 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
5 Anhonee Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 1 1 0 0 0 Verma Malik
6 Anokhi Ada Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 1 0 1 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
7 Archana Shankar Jaikishan 1 2 2 0 0 0 Neeraj (1) Hasrat Jaipuri (1)
8 Banarasi baabu Kalyanji Anandji 2 3 3 0 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
9 Bandhe Haath R D Burman 3 3 3 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
10 Barkha Bahaar Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 3 2 1 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
11 Blackmail Kalyanji Anandji 3 3 2 1 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
12 Bobby Laxmikant Pyarelal 5 5 2 3 0 0 Vitthal Bhai Patel (1) Anand Bakshi(4)
13 Chhaliya R D Burman 1 1 1 0 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
14 Chhupa Rustam S D Burman 0 1 1 0 0 0 Neeraj
15 Daag Laxmikant Pyarelal 5 5 2 2 1 0 Sahir Ludhianvi
16 Daaman Aur Aag Shankar Jaikishan 0 2 1 0 1 0 Hasrat Jaipuri
17 Dil Ki Raahen Madan Mohan 2 2 2 0 0 0 Naqsh Llayalpuri
18 Do Phool R D Burman 0 1 0 1 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
19 Gaai Aur Gauri Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 2 2 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
20 Gaddaar Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 2 2 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
21 Gehri Chaal Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 1 1 0 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
22 Ghulam Begam Baadshah Kalyanji Anandji 0 1 1 0 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
23 Hanste Zakhm Madan Mohan 2 2 2 0 0 0 Kaifi Azmi
24 Heera Kalyanji Anandji 4 4 3 1 0 0 Indeevar
25 Heera Panna R D Burman 2 2 0 2 0 0 Anand Bakshi
26 Hindustan Ki Kasam Madan Mohan 2 2 2 0 0 0 Kaifi Azmi
27 Insaaf Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 3 1 2 0 0 Anand Bakshi
28 Intezaar Chitragupta 2 2 2 0 0 0 Verma Malik
29 Jaise Ko Taisa R D Burman 1 2 1 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
30 Jalte Badan Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 4 2 1 0 1 Maya Govind
31 Jheel Ke Us Paar R D Burman 3 4 4 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
32 Joshila R D Burman 3 3 2 1 0 0 Sahir Ludhianvi
33 Jugnu S D Burman 4 4 3 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
34 Jwaar Bhaata Laxmikant Pyarelal 2 2 1 1 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
35 Kachche Dhaage Laxmikant Pyarelal 2 5 4 0 1 0 Anand Bakshi
36 Kahaani Ham Sab Ki Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 1 0 1 0 0 Verma Malik
37 Kashmkash Kalyanji Anandji 0 1 1 0 0 0 Indeevar
38 Kunwaara Badan Ghanshyam 1 1 1 0 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
39 Loafer Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
40 Manchali Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
41 Mr Romeo R D Burman 1 2 1 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
42 Naya Nasha Sapan Chakravorty 1 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
43 Paanch Dushman R D Burman 0 1 0 1 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
44 Phaagun R D Burman 2 2 2 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
45 Pinjra Ram Kadam 1 7 3 4 0 0 Bharat Vyas
46 Prabhat Madan Mohan 3 3 3 0 0 0 Naqsh Llayalpuri
47 Prem Parbat Jaidev 3 3 3 0 0 0 Padma Sachdev (2) Jaan Nisaar Akhtar (1)
48 Qeemat Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 2 1 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
49 Raja Kaka Kalyanji Anandji 0 1 1 0 0 0 Anjaan
50 Raja Rani R D Burman 2 6 4 1 0 1 Anand Bakshi
51 Rickshawaala R D Burman 0 1 0 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
52 Samjhauta Kalyanji Anandji 1 1 1 0 0 0 Indeevar
53 Saudaagar Ravindra Jain 2 2 2 0 0 0 Ravindra Jain
54 Shareef Badmaash R D Burman 1 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
55 Sonal Manna Dey 0 2 2 0 0 0 Yogesh
56 Suraj aur Chanda Laxmikant Pyarelal 2 2 1 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
57 Sweekaar Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
58 Teen Chor Sonik Omi 0 2 1 1 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
59 Yaadon Ki Baaraat R D Burman 1 1 0 0 0 1 Majrooh Sultanpuri
60 Zanjeer Kalyanji Anandji 2 2 1 1 0 0 Gulshan Baawra
Total 60 movies 14 MDs 92 138 94 37 3 4 20 lyricists

Lata Mangeshkar worked with 14 music directors and 20 lyricists in these 60 movies released in 1973. Shankar Jaikishan with 432 songs in the voice of Lata Mangeshkar were the leading music directors for her followed by Laxmikant Pyarelal with 345 songs. C Ramchandra was in third position with 274 songs. Other top music directors for Lata Mangeshkar were Chitragupta (235), Kalyanji Anandji (220), Madan Mohan (185), S D Burman (164), Roshan (144), Naushad (128), Hemant Kumar (127), R D Burman (125), Anil Biswas (120), Husnlal Bhagatram (108) and Vasant Desai (104). Together these fourteen music directors composed 2711 songs out of 3798 songs that Lata Mangeshkar had sung in Hindi movies till end of 1973. The top nine lyricists till end of 1972 for Lata Mangeshkar were Rajinder Krishan (535), Shailendra (361), Anand Bakshi (320), Majrooh Sultanpuri (297), Hasrat Jaipuri (290), Prem Dhawan (201), Shakeel Badayuni (189), Bharat Vyas (187) and Sahir Ludhianvi (130). These nine lyricists had penned 2510 songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar till that time.

Lata Mangeshkar collaborated with music directors Ghanshyam, Ram Kadam, Ravindra Jain and Sapan Chakrabortyany for the first time in movies of this year. Lyricists Mya Govind, Padma Sachdev, Ravindra Jain and Vitthal Bhai Patel got to collaborate with Lata Mangeshkar for the first time in movies released this year.

Here is the summary of Lata Mangeshkar’s playback career in Hindi movies till end of 1973 :

Year Movie count Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Remarks
1946 3 movies 4 4 4 0 0 0
1947 3 movies 5 5 3 1 0 1
1948 16 movies 50 50 37 6 4 3
1949 38 movies 134 157 103 35 12 7
1950 36 movies 114 143 93 32 14 4
1951 49 movies 189 223 158 52 10 3
1952 43 movies 149 177 138 31 4 4
1953 45 movies 170 195 149 35 5 6
1954 43 movies 140 172 144 23 4 1
1955 50 movies 165 218 177 30 10 1
1956 49 movies 168 204 153 35 13 3
1957 47 movies 129 160 110 38 7 5
1958 35 movies 102 132 95 25 10 1
1959 58 movies 188 211 130 68 12 1
1960 48 movies 139 166 102 50 12 1
1961 44 movies 125 152 88 55 5 4
1962 40 movies 118 129 84 40 5 0
1963 37 movies 103 111 62 38 8 3
1964 46 movies 122 133 91 31 8 3
1965 42 movies 83 91 71 17 1 2
1966 49 movies 104 133 110 14 8 1
1967 44 movies 92 106 67 38 8 3
1968 33 movies 83 84 59 19 5 1
1969 43 movies 77 97 67 27 2 1
1970 54 movies 86 130 84 39 3 4
1971 52 movies 105 126 71 52 3 0
1972 62 movies 96 151 86 60 3 2
1973 60 movies 92 138 94 37 3 4
Total upto 1973 1169 movies 3149 3798 2640 928 179 69

It can be seen from the table of 1973 that Lata Mangeshkar sang 138 songs in 60 movies released in 1973.

92 songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar in movies to 1973 have been covered in the blog. That leaves us with 46 songs that are yet to be covered.

All Lata Mangeshkar songs from 34 movies of 1973 are already covered in the blog. So 46 Lata Mangeshkar songs from 26 movies of 1973 are still available to be discussed.

Alphabetically the first movie of 1973 that offers us Lata Mangeshkar songs to be discussed is “Agni Rekha”(1973).

“Agni Rekha”(1973) was directed by Mahesh Kaul for Mel Kaul Films, Bombay. The movie had Sanjeev Kumar, Shadra, Bindu, Durga Khote, Helen, Asrani, Sajjan, Aarti, Lalita Kumari, Janki Das, Chandrima Bhaduri, Smita, Dinesh Sharma, Yashodhara Katju, K S Sengar, Afzal Khan, Radheshyam, Surendra Kaul, Pal Mahendra, Bunty, Kumud Tripathi, Harindranath Chattopadhyay etc, ith special appearances by Chaand Usmani and Suresh Chatwal in it.

The movie had five songs in it. One song has been covered in the blog so far. Lata Mangeshkar has sung in four of these songs. One song from the movie (which had Lata Mangeshkar’s voice in it) has been covered in the past.

Here is a Lata Mangeshkar solo from “Agni Rekha”(1973). This song is penned by Kavi Pradeep. Music is composed by Kalyanji Anandji.

The song is picturised as a stage dance song on a lady who could be the leading lady of the movie, viz Sharda. I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify her. One can see Sanjeebv Kumar among the audience.

This is a song that I had heard during its days ithout being aware of its details. The song subsequently got forgotten ith time. This song is undoubtedly a forgotten gem.


Song-Tumhaari prem gagariya hai bhaari main kaise uthhaaun banwaari(Agni Rekha)(1973) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Kavi Pradeep, MD-Kalyanji Anandji

Lyrics

Tumhaari prem gagariya hai bhaari
main kaise uthhaun banwaari
ho o o
Tumhaari prem gagariya hai bhaari
main kaise uthhaun banwaari
tum to ho brij desh ke raja
tum to ho brij desh ke raja
main ik durbal naari
Tumhaari prem gagariya hai bhaari
main kaise uthhaun banwaari

halki phulki preet ki matki
ho to vo main uthhaa loon
jis gaagar mein prem ka saagar
us ko kaise sambhaaloon
dhoondh lo jaa ke ae
ho o
dhoondh lo jaa ke kisi panghat par
aur koi panihaari ee
Tumhaari prem gagariya hai bhaari
main kaise uthhaun banwaari
ho o
Tumhaari prem gagariya hai bhaari
main kaise uthhaun banwaari


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4612 Post No. : 16245

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Sahir Ludhianvi & His Music Directors-10 – (more than ‘ten-movies collaboration’)
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Welcome all to this post, where we discuss the last collaboration of ‘Sahir and His Music Directors’. I will not conclude this series with today’s post, though. I will conclude this series in my next post where I will provide updated details of Sahir’s filmography.

Today’s music director with Sahir is Ravi.

The names of Sahir and Ravi immediately brings to our mind a long list of immortal, memorable, unforgettable and iconic songs.
If we want to list them here that would require a lot of space, instead, we take a look on the list of the movies of this great collaboration ;

S.no Movie Year Songs of lyricist in the blog Song penned by lyricist in movie as per HFGK Song penned by lyricist in movie as per the book -The People’s Poet
1 Aaj Aur Kal 1963 9 8 9
2 Gumraah 1963 7 8 8
3 Pyaar Ka Bandhan 1963 Ravi 5 5 5
4 Bahu Beti 1965 7 7 7
5 Kaajal 1965 Ravi 11 11 13
6 Waqt 1965 8 8 8
7 Humraaz 1967 5 5 5
8 Aaankhein 1968 6 6 6
9 Do Kaliyaan 1968 8 8 8
10 Neel Kamal 1968 7 7 8
11 Aadmi Aur Insaan 1969 9 9 10
12 Paisaa Ya Pyaar 1969 4 5 5
13 Samaaj Ko Badal Daalo 1970 6 8 9
14 Ganga Tera Paani Amrit 1971 4 4 4
15 Dhundh 1973 4 3 3
16 Mehmaan 1973 4 6 6
17 Ek Mahal Ho Sapnon Ka 1975 7 5 8
18 Amaanat 1977 8 8 7
19 Chingaari 1989 4 7 7
Total 123 128 136

I am sure the above list will bring back fond memories for many people.

Today’s song reminds us of the famous “Kaajal”(1965) bhajan ‘tora man darpan kahlaaye’.

Today’s song is sung by Asha Bhonsle and Usha Mangeshkar. It is from the movie ‘Chingaari-1971/1989’ (released in 1989). Leena Chandavarkar and Durga Khote are seen lip syncing this song.

Let us now listen to this beautiful bhajan …

Song-Meri baari re kaahe ko bhoole banwaari(Chingaari)(1989) Singers-Asha Bhonsle, Usha Mangeshkar, Lyrics-Sahir Ludhianvi, MD-Ravi
Both

Lyrics

banwaari ee ee
o o o o o o o o of
meri baari re ae ae
kaahe ko bhoole banwaari
meri baari re ae ae
kaahe ko bhoole banwaari
jab jab bheed padi dukhiyan par
tumhi ne ae vipadaa taari re are
meri baari re ae ae ae
kaahe ko bhoole banwaari
meri baari re ae ae
kaahe ko bhoole banwaari ee

? ka jyoti
janam ke paapan
par purshan ki pyaari ee

par purshan ki pyaari ee
dharm karam ke nikat na aayi
paap kiye atibhaari

paap kiye atibhaari
ik tote ke rom ratan se
toone paar utaari re
meri baari re ae ae
kaahe ko bhoole banwaari
meri baari re ae
kaahe ko bhoole banwaari ee

drupad sutaa pandav ki naari
juaa khel kar haari ee ee

juaa khel kar haari ee
bhari sabhaa mein dusht dushaasan
khenchan lagaa saari ee

khenchan lagaa saari ee
lut’ti laaj bachaayi
jab wo
dukhiya tumhe pukaari re

meri baari re ae ae
kaahe ko bhoole banwaari ee
meri baari re ae ae
kaahe ko bhoole banwaari ee

meera tere pyaar ke kaaran
lok laaj sab haari ee

lok laaj sab haari ee
nirlaj kah raana ne usko
bheji naag pitaari

bheji naag pitaari
naag phool
vish amrut ban gayaa
teri leelaa nyaari re

meri baari re ae ae
kaahe ko bhoole banwaari
meri baari re ae ae
kaahe ko bhoole banwaari
jab jab bheer padi dukhiyan par
tumhi ne vipadaa taari re
meri baari re ae ae ae
kaahe ko bhoole banwaari
meri baari re ae ae
kaahe ko bhoole ae banwaari ee


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4609 Post No. : 16240

Yearwise discussion of Lata Mangeshkar songs in HFM: Part XXIII: Year 1969
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In this episode, we discuss Lata Mangeshkar songs that she sang in Hindi movies released in 1969.

In 1969, 98 Hindi movies containing 785 songs were released. Lata Mangeshkar got to sing in 43 of these movies and she sang 97 songs in these movies. So Lata Mangeshkar’s voice was heard in 43.9 % of the movies released in 1969. Her voice was heard in 12.3 % of the songs appearing in the movies of 1969.

Here are the details of songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar in Hindi movies released in 1969 :-

S N Movie Music director Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Lyricists
1 Aaraadhna S D Burman 3 3 1 2 0 0 Anand Bakshi
2 Aaya Saawan Jhoom Ke Laxmikant Pyarelal 3 3 1 2 0 0 Anand Bakshi
3 Anjaana Laxmikant Pyarelal 3 3 1 2 0 0 Anand Bakshi
4 Bank Robbery Chitragupta 1 1 1 0 0 0 Prem Dhawan
5 Beti Sonik Omi 0 3 3 0 0 0 Shakeel Badayuni
6 Chiraag Madan Mohan 4 4 4 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
7 Dharti Kahe Pukaar Ke Laxmikant Pyarelal 2 2 2 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
8 Do Raaste Laxmikant Pyarelal 3 3 2 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
9 Ek Shrimaan Ek Shrimati Kalyanji Anandji 1 1 0 1 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
10 Gunda G S Kohli 0 1 1 0 0 0 Shadab
11 Hum Ek Hain Usha Khanna 1 1 1 0 0 0 Indeewar
12 Inteqaam Laxmikant Pyarelal 5 5 4 1 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
13 Jahaan Pyaar Miley Shankar Jaikishan 1 1 1 0 0 0 Farooque Kaiser
14 Jeene Ki Raah Laxmikant Pyarelal 2 2 1 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
15 Jigri Dost Laxmikant Pyarelal 3 3 1 2 0 0 Anand Bakshi
16 Jyoti S D Burman 3 3 1 1 1 0 Anand Bakshi
17 Khamoshi Hemant Kumar 1 1 1 0 0 0 Gulzar
18 Madhavi Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 3 2 0 1 0 Anand Bakshi
19 Mahal Kalyanji Anandji 1 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
20 Mera Dost Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 2 1 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
21 Meri Bhaabhi Laxmikant Pyarelal 2 4 3 1 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
22 Nai Zindagi Chitragupta 1 4 4 0 0 0 Prem Dhawan
23 Nanha Farishta Kalyanji Anandji 1 1 1 0 0 0 Sahir Ludhianvi
24 Prarthana Hridaynath Mangeshkar 0 1 1 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
25 Prince Shankar Jaikishan 3 3 2 0 0 1 Farooque Kaiser (1) Hasrat Jaipuri (2)
26 Pyaar Ka Mausam R D Burman 6 6 4 2 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
27 Pyaar Ka Sapna Chitragupta 1 2 1 1 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
28 Pyaasi Shaam Laxmikant Pyarelal 2 2 1 1 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
29 Raat Ke Andhere Mein Prem Dhawan 2 2 2 0 0 0 Prem Dhawan
30 Raahgeer Hemant Kumar 1 2 2 0 0 0 Gulzar
31 Raja Saab Kalyanji Anandji 2 2 1 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
32 Saajan Laxmikant Pyarelal 3 4 3 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
33 Sapna Jaidev 1 1 1 0 0 0 V N Mangal
34 Satyakaam Laxmikant Pyarelal 2 2 2 0 0 0 Kaifi Azmi
35 Shart Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
36 Shatranj Shankar Jaikishan 1 2 2 0 0 0 Hasrat Jaipuri
37 Talaash S D Burman 4 4 2 2 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
38 Tamanna Kalyanji Anandji 0 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
39 Tumse Achcha Kaun Hai Shankar Jaikishan 2 2 1 1 0 0 Hasrat Jaipuri
40 Vishwaas Kalyanji Anandji 1 1 1 0 0 0 Gulshan Bawra
41 Waapas Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 1 0 1 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
42 Waaris R D Burman 2 2 0 2 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
43 Yakeen Shankar Jaikishan 1 1 1 0 0 0 Hasrat Jaipuri
Total 43 movies 14 MDs 77 97 67 27 2 1 14 lyricists

Lata Mangeshkar worked with 14 music directors and 14 lyricists in these 43 movies released in 1969. Shankar Jaikishan with 391 songs in the voice of Lata Mangeshkar were the leading music directors for her followed by C Ramchandra with 274 songs. Other top music directors for Lata Mangeshkar were Chitragupta (223), Laxmikant Pyarelal (171), Madan Mohan (166), Roshan (144), Kalyanji Anandji (133), Naushad (126), S D Burman (126), Hemant Kumar (124), Anil Biswas (120), Husnlal Bhagatram (108) and Vasant Desai (104). Together these thirteen music directors composed 2210 songs out of 3253 songs that Lata Mangeshkar had sung in Hindi movies till end of 1969. The top nine lyricists till end of 1969 for Lata Mangeshkar were Rajinder Krishan (477), Shailendra (360), Hasrat Jaipuri (266), Majrooh Sultanpuri (25), Prem Dhawan (194), Shakeel Badayuni (189), Bharat Vyas (180), Anand Bakshi (123) and Sahir Ludhianvi (108). These eight lyricists had penned 2123 songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar till that time.

Lata Mangeshkar collaborated with her kid brother Hridaynath Mangeshkar as a music director in a Hindi movie for the first time this year. Shadab and V N Mangal were two lyricists who got to collaborate with Lata Mangeshkar for the first time in movies released this year.

Here is the summary of Lata Mangeshkar’s playback career in Hindi movies till end of 1969 :

Year Movie count Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Remarks
1946 3 movies 4 4 4 0 0 0
1947 3 movies 5 5 3 1 0 1
1948 16 movies 50 50 37 6 4 3
1949 38 movies 134 157 103 35 12 7
1950 36 movies 114 143 93 32 14 4
1951 49 movies 189 223 158 52 10 3
1952 43 movies 149 177 138 31 4 4
1953 45 movies 170 195 149 35 5 6
1954 43 movies 140 172 144 23 4 1
1955 50 movies 165 218 177 30 10 1
1956 49 movies 168 204 153 35 13 3
1957 47 movies 129 160 110 38 7 5
1958 35 movies 102 132 95 25 10 1
1959 58 movies 188 211 130 68 12 1
1960 48 movies 139 166 102 50 12 1
1961 44 movies 125 152 88 55 5 4
1962 40 movies 118 129 84 40 5 0
1963 37 movies 103 111 62 38 8 3
1964 46 movies 122 133 91 31 8 3
1965 42 movies 83 91 71 17 1 2
1966 49 movies 104 133 110 14 8 1
1967 44 movies 92 106 67 38 8 3
1968 33 movies 83 84 59 19 5 1
1969 43 movies 77 97 67 27 2 1
Total upto 1969 941 movies 2770 3253 2295 740 167 59

It can be seen from the table of 1969 that Lata Mangeshkar sang 97 songs in 43 movies released in 1969. 77 of these songs are already covered in the blog.

All Lata Mangeshkar songs from 30 movies of 1969 are already covered in the blog. So 20 Lata Mangeshkar songs from 13 movies of 1969 still remain to be discussed.

Alphabetically the first movie of 1969 that offeres us Lata Mangeshkar songs to be discussed is “Beti”(1969).

“Beti”(1969) was produced by K P S Singh and N P singh and directed by Harmesh Malhotra for K P S Films Production, Bombay. The movie had Sanjay Khan, Nanda, Rajendra Nath, Asit Sen,, Madhumati, Shyama ,Sulochana Latkar, Kamini Kaushal, Raj Mehra, Ram Mohan, Shabanam, Sheela.R aka Sheila Ramchandra, Kishore Sahu, Randhir, Mirza Musharraf, Dulari, Jankidass, Lalita Kumari, Sujata, Niranjan Sharma, Narbada Shankar, Baby Sarika, Rajeev,Chinnoo, Master Rippee etc in it.

The movie had eight songs in it. Three songs have been covered so far. Lata Mangeshkar had sung three songs in it. None of these songs has been represented in the blog so far.

Here is a Lata Mangeshkar song from “Beti”(1969). Shakeel Badayuni is the lyricist. Music is composed by Sonik Omi.

Only the audio of the song appears to be available. The song is a bhajan. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of the song.


Song-Shyam dhun laagi (Beti)(1969) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Shakeel Badayuni, MD-Sonik Omi

Lyrics

chhod ke tera daar main giridhar
jau ab kit oar
kis’se kahoon on dukh dard
bandhi jab tujhse ae ae ae
preet ki dor

shyaam dhun laagi
hari naam dhun laagi
ho o
shyaam dhun laagi
hari naam dhun laagi
mere man mein base nand laala
ho o
mere man mein base nand laala
ho o
shyam dhun laagi
hari nam dhun laagi re

aanchal mein jo toone bhare dukh
mere liye sab taare hain
aanchal mein jo toone bhare dukh
mere liye sab taare hain
tere haath se kaante milenjo
wo bhi mujhko pyaare hain
bana de mujhe chaahe
mita de mujhe chaahe
bana de mujhe chaahe
mita de mujhe chaahe
tere naam ki japti hoon maala
ho o o
shyam dhun laagi
hari naam dhun laagi re

giridhar tu hai daya ka saagar
tere charan ki main daasi
giridhar tu hai daya ka saagar
tere charan ki main daasi
vyaakul man ki pyaas bujha de
aaj to gokul ke waasi
jaloon main din raina
na aaye mohe chaina
jaloon main din raina
na aaye mohe chaina
mera biraha se pad gaya paala
ho o
shyam dhun laagi
hari naam dhun laagi
mere man mein base nandlaala
ho o
shyam dhun laagi
hari naam dhun laagi re


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Today’s song is from a totally obscure and unknown film – Draupadi-1944. It was a Mythological story set in Mahabharat times, underlining the ills of Gambling. This film was made by Baburao Pendharkar, under his own banner- New Huns Pictures Ltd. Bombay (Huns Pictures was owned by Master Vinayak. After it closed down, this was floated.) The first film of this banner was Nagad Narayan-1943 and after this second film, the company was closed.

The director was Baburao Patel and the film’s story, dialogues and screenplay was written by its Heroine Susheela Rani herself. 9 songs- all sung by Susheela Rani, were composed by Pt. Hanuman Prasad. Pt. Indra wrote the lyrics. The cast of the film was Susheela Rani, Badri Prasad, Mazhar Khan, Chandra Mohan, Anant marathe, Surekha, Kanhaiyalal,Leela Mishra and a host of small artistes.

Cut to 11-2-2014 Evening, Bandra-Mumbai

On this day, there was a function in a Hall, to release the book ” Sagar Movietone”, written by shri Biren kothari ji. The chief guest was Amir khan. I was invited to this function. Since I knew Biren ji earlier, I went to this function. Many stars like Amir khan, Anil kapoor, Vidhu Vinod Chopra and others from the film world had come. Among the honourable guests was a 95 year old singer/dancer/actress of yesteryears- Susheela rani was also present.I had an opportunity to meet her and spend about 15 minutes talking to her about our Blog and the ” History Recording Work” that we do here. She looked appropriately impressed. During that function, I also met Urvish kothari, Chandrashekhar Vaidya, Shishir krishna Sharma and also Nalin Shah for the first time.(He was of course with his trade mark white Fur Cap – a la V.Shantaram style). It was a memorable function, in which I added one more celebrity of films in my list having met so far. Sadly, within 6 months of this function, Susheela Rani left this world.

Susheela Rani was one of the very few highly educated film personalities in that era. More than a singer actress, she was first into film journalism and later into teaching music and dance for the rest of her life.

Sushila Rani Patel (1918–2014) was a classical singer, actress, vocalist, Lawyer, and journalist. She established Shiv Sangeetanjali, a school for classical music. She was born on 20-10-1918 at Madras. Her father- Madhav Rao Tombat, a Chitrapur Saraswat Brahmin from Karwar – was an advocate in Madras High Court. She did her M.A. and came to Bombay to become a journalist. Here she met Baburao Patel through a friend. He offered her a Sub Editor’s post in his Film India magazine.

In those days, Baburao Patel was involved with actress Padma Devi. When Susheela Rani became close to Baburao, she slowly ensured that Padma Devi made an exit from Baburao’s life.

Sushila Rani Patel began her singing career in 1942 when she signed a recording contract with HMV music company. In the early years of her career, she was helped by Baburao Patel. In 1944 she acted in film Draupadi and in 1946 in film Gwalan, playing the lead actor and singer. Both films fared poorly at the box-office. They were directed by Baburao Patel whom she later married.

Continuing with her singing career, Rani trained with renowned classical singers like Mogubai Kurdikar and later with Sundarabai Jadhav. In 1961 Rani and her husband Baburao Patel set up Shiv Sangeetanjali, a school for classical music. It was established to encourage classical music and also discover new talent. Some of her students were Pradeep Barot, Ronu Majumdar, Sadanand Nayampilli, Dhanashree Pandit Rai and Nityanand Haldipur. Shiv Sangeetanjali was later amalgamated into the Sushilarani Baburao Patel Trust.

Rani and her husband also ran a film business-related magazine called Filmindia, later to evolve into the more political Mother India. Rani and Baburao Patel wrote under the pseudonyms “Judas” and “Hyacinth”. Their column was called Bombay Calling. Almost the entire content of the magazine was produced by them. Rani would personally conduct interviews with film personalities. She was close to actress Madhubala, who had started acting at a young age, and taught her to speak, read, and write English. At the age of 45 years, Susheela Rani did her LL.B. and LL.M. from Bombay University and registered her name as a Lawyer in the High Court.

After Baburao’s death in 1982, she managed the magazine till 1985 and then it was closed.

In her later years, Rani was involved in a property dispute with the children and grandchildren of her late husband’s second wife over the ownership of their House. Rani continued to run her classical music school until her death on 24-7- 2014 at the age of 96.

Rani received the Maharashtra Rajya Sanskrutik Puraskar, and in 2002 the Sangeet Natak Akademi award. (Partly based on information from wiki, with thanks and my own notes.)

When you talk of Susheela Rani, you can’t ignore Baburao Patel. She was his third wife. Contrary to his wife, Baburao had not even passed his matriculation, but he was a highly learned man in various subjects on his own efforts. The name of Baburao Patel is known to every old film lover, but as a political commentator and a Member of Parliament, he is known to others. From the mid 30s to the 80s he was a name synonymous with daredevil journalism, superb quality English writing and an active Lifestyle. Add to it several marriages and countless children by legitimate and otherwise relationships.

Baburao Pandurang Patil ( he mas a ‘ Marathi Manoos’ and not a Gujarati) was born on 4-4-1904 ( a strange confluence of numbers, the total of all these digits also add up to prime number 4 only), in Masvan village, about 100 kms from Bombay, in Palghar district, in a Vanzara ( Banjara) community. When he was 4 year old, mother died, father remarried and family shifted to Bombay. He was put in an English school. However he did not complete his Matriculation. Lack of formal education always pinched him in life and he always respected highly educated people. He compensated by avidly reading books on Philosophy, Religion, Politics and Medicine. This gave him excellent command over spoken and written English language.

After doing many petty jobs. He joined ” Cinema Samachar ‘ a film magazine in Hindi, English and Urdu languages, in 1926. He never knew when he entered the Film world becoming a script writer and a director. He established his own banner ‘ Gandharva Cinetone ‘ and made 5 films as a Director- Kismat-31 (silent film), Sati Mahananda-33, Maharani-34, Baala Joban-34 and Pardesi Sainya-35. Later in life, he directed 2 more films- with (future wife) Susheela Rani Patel as Heroine- Draupadi-44 and Gwalan-46.

He joined D.N.Parkar, who owned New Jack printing press and who was publishing a house magazine ” Prabhat” for Prabhat films. He started his magazine ‘ FILM INDIA’ in April 1935, at a price of 4 annas(annual 3 rupees). From the first issue, it was printed on high quality art paper. The first issue featured a hand painting of actress and Novelist Nalini Tarkhud, from film Chandrasena, on the cover. There were many ads in the magazine, which promised “honest journalism and constructive criticism”, though in later issues his criticism was incisive, insulting and quite daring. The cine industry feared his reviews, but readers adored him.

In all this, Baburao’s surname became Patel instead of Patil. He continued with it. He hurt many of his fellow filmmakers and actors. In one case, Shanta Apte is on record having gone to his office and beaten him with a whip, for his defamatory and derogatory remarks in the magazine. Khwaja Ahmed Abbas joined him and looked after the magazine when Baburao went abroad.

Baburao married 3 times.First marriage was when he was studying. The second was with Shirin and the third was with his ex-secretary Sushila Rani Tombat- a konkani good looking singer and dancer.

Sidharth Bhatia has written a book on ” The Patels of Filmindia”. Noted author Manto also wrote extensively on Baburao. Bhatia says, ‘ Baburao had an eloquence and power of writing. He had a sharp humour,often barbed. There was a tough guy assertiveness with his venomous pen.” Baburao called Kalpana Kartik ” Pigeon busted”, Suraiya- ” Ugly’, and Dev Anand ” effeminate”. Meena kumari was ” like an inverted shuttlecock”.

His magazine celebrated 50 years in 1985. Baburao became an MP from M.P. in 1967 for Jansangh. One good quality of Baburao was that he was very kind to the poor and helpless people. Baburao Patel died on 4-9-1982.

Film Draupadi was a failure, but undeterred, Baburao Patel tried one more time to make Susheela Rani a successful actress, by featuring her in a social film Gvalan-1946. This time he chose well known artistes. She sang 8 out of 10 songs in the film. Alas ! This film also flopped. Good sense prevailed and no more attempts were made again towards this goal !

Susheela Rani was a good singer and I find her songs of Draupadi and Gwalan very good. However that alone was not enough for her films. Let us enjoy this song today.


Song-Bhaiya bhaiyya bhaiyya aao aao Mohan Bhaiyya (Draupadi)(1944) Singer- Susheela Rani, Lyricist-Pt.Indra, MD- Hanuman Prasad

Lyrics

Bhaiyya aa
bhaiyya aa
bhaiyya
aao aao mohan bhaiyya aa aa
aao krishn kanhaiyya aa aa
aao aao mohan bhaiyya

bhari sabha girdhaari
jaaye laaj hamaari
kit gaye ho krishhn kanhaiyya aa aa
bhaiyya
bhaiyya

tum ne kahaan thha aaungaa
poojan ??unga
tum ne kahaan thha aaungaa
poojan ??unga
prabhu kahaan chhupe ho khevaiyyaa aa
bhaiyya aa
bhaiyya

aao aao mohan bhaiyya
bas hai itni vinti karni
aa dekh meri bikhri veni
aa dekh meri bikhri veni
sharmaa re
sharmaa re bansi bajaiyya aa
bhaiyya aa
bhaiyya

ab ant ghadi hai aayi re
ab ant ghadi hai aayi re
ansuvan ki ?? laayi re
ansuvan ki ?? laayi re
tohe bahan pukaare hai bhaiyya aa
bhaiyya aa
bhaiyya aa
tohe bahan pukaare hai bhaiyya aa
bhaiyya
bhaiyya


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4600 Post No. : 16227

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4581 Post No. : 16194

Yearwise discussion of Lata Mangeshkar songs in HFM: Part XIX: Year 1965
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In this episode, we discuss Lata Mangeshkar songs that she sang in Hindi movies released in 1965.

In 1965, 91 Hindi movies containing 653 songs were released. Lata Mangeshkar got to sing in 42 of these movies and she sang 91 songs in these movies. So Lata Mangeshkar’s voice was heard in 46 % of the movies released in 1964. Her voice was heard in 14 % of the songs appearing in the movies of 1965.

Here are the details of songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar in Hindi movies released in 1965 :-

S N Movie Music director Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Lyricists
1 Aadhi Raat Ke Baad Chitragupta 2 2 2 0 0 0 Prem Dhawan (1) Anand Bakshi (1)
2 Aarzoo Shankar Jaikishan 2 2 2 0 0 0 Hasrat Jaipuri
3 Adventures of Robinhood G S Kohli 1 1 0 1 0 0 Anjaan
4 Aakaashdeep Chitragupta 3 3 2 1 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
5 Amarjyoti Vasant Desai 3 5 3 2 0 0 Bharat Vyas
6 Bhakt Prahlad B N Bali 0 1 1 0 0 0 Bharat Vyas
7 Bharat Milaap Vasant Desai 1 1 0 1 0 0 Bharat Vyas
8 Bheegi Raat Roshan 1 1 1 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
9 Bhoot Bangla R D Burman 1 1 1 0 0 0 Hasrat Jaipuri
10 Boxer Laxmikant Pyarelal 3 3 3 0 0 0 Asad Bhopali (2) Anand Bakshi (1)
11 Chaand Aur Suraj Salil Chaudhary 2 2 2 0 0 0 Shailendra
12 Chhoti Chhoti Baaten Anil Biswas 2 2 1 1 0 0 Shailendra
13 Do Dil Hemant Kumar 2 2 2 0 0 0 Kaifi Azmi
14 Ek Sapera Ek Lutera Usha Khanna 1 1 1 0 0 0 Asad Bhopali
15 Faislaa Usha Khanna 1 1 1 0 0 0 Asad Bhopali
16 Faraar Hemant Kumar 2 2 2 0 0 0 Kaifi Azmi
17 Guide S D Burman 4 4 3 1 0 0 Shailendra
18 Gumnaam Shankar Jaikishan 2 2 2 0 0 0 Hasrat Jaipuri
19 Ham Sab Ustaad Hain Laxmikant Pyarelal 2 2 2 0 0 0 Asad Bhopali
20 Himaalay Ki God Mein Kalyanji Anandji 4 4 4 0 0 0 Indeewar (2) Anand Bakshi (2)
21 Jaanwar Shankar Jaikishan 1 1 0 0 0 1 Shailendra
22 Jab Jab Phool Khiley Kalyanji Anandj 3 3 3 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
23 Jahaan Sati Wahaan Bhagwaan Lala Asar Sattar 1 2 2 0 0 0 B D Mishra (1) Unknown (1)
24 Khaandaan Ravi 1 1 1 0 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
25 Luteraa Laxmikant Pyarelal 6 6 6 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
26 Mahabharat Chitragupta 0 3 2 1 0 0 Bharat Vyas
27 Main Hoon Alladin Usha Khanna 1 2 2 0 0 0 Jawed Anwar
28 Namaste Ji G S Kohli 2 2 1 1 0 0 Anjaan
29 Neela Aakaash Madan Mohan 1 1 1 0 0 0 Raja Mehdi Ali Khan
30 Oonche Log Chitragupta 2 2 1 1 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
31 Poonam Ki Raat Salil Chaudhary 3 3 1 1 0 0 Shailendra
32 Poornima Kalyanji Anandji 2 2 1 1 0 0 Bharat Vyas (1) Gulzar (1)
33 Raaka Dattaram 1 1 1 0 0 0 Asad Bhopali
34 Rishte Naate Madan Mohan 4 4 4 0 0 0 Hasrat Jaipuri
35 Saheli Kalyanji Anandji 4 4 3 1 0 0 Indeewar (2) K L Pardesi (1)
36 Sangraam Lala Asar Sattar 3 3 2 0 1 0 Ash Kanwal
37 Shaheed Prem Dhawan 1 1 1 0 0 0 Prem Dhawan
38 Shrimaan Funtoosh Laxmikant Pyarelal 3 3 2 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
39 Sikandar e Azam Hansraj Bahl 1 1 1 0 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
40 Tarzan comes to Delhi Dattaram 1 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
41 Teen Deviyaan S D Burman 2 2 0 2 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
42 Teesra Kaun R D Burman 1 1 0 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
Total 42 movies 20 MDs 83 91 71 17 1 2 19 lyricists

Lata Mangeshkar worked with 20 music directors and 19 lyricists in these 46 movies released in 1965. Shankar Jaikishan with 340 songs in the voice of Lata Mangeshkar were the leading music directors for Lata Mangeshkar followed by C Ramchandra with 273 songs. Other top music directors for Lata Mangeshkar were Chitragupta (201), Madan Mohan (142), Roshan (129), Anil Biswas (120), Hemant Kumar (112), S D Burman (112), Naushad (109), Husnlal Bhagatram (108). Together these ten music directors composed 1646 songs out of 2833 songs that Lata Mangeshkar had sung in Hindi movies till end of 1965. The top seven lyricists till end of 1964 for Lata Mangeshkar were Rajinder Krishan (446), Shailendra (338), Hasrat Jaipuri (234), Prem Dhawan (178), Bharat Vyas (173), Shakeel Badayuni (169), Majrooh Sultanpuri (147). These seven lyricists had penned 1685 songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar till that time.

Lata Mangeshkar tied up with music director B N Bali, Lala Asar Sattar and Prem Dhawan for the first time in movies released in 1965. Ash Kanwal, Gulzar, Jawed Anwar were the lyricists with whom she worked for the first time in movies of 1965.

Lata Mangeshkar was singing over 20 duet songs with Rafi every year till then, but in the movies released in 1965, these two singers did not have even a single duet ! Her main male partner in singing duets this year was Mahendra Kapoor with whom she sang 7 duets followed by Mukesh (5 duets).

Here is the summary of Lata Mangeshkar’s playback career in Hindi movies till end of 1965 :

Year Movie count Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Remarks
1946 3 movies 4 4 4 0 0 0
1947 3 movies 5 5 3 1 0 1
1948 16 movies 50 50 37 6 4 3
1949 38 movies 134 157 103 35 12 7
1950 36 movies 114 143 93 32 14 4
1951 49 movies 189 223 158 52 10 3
1952 43 movies 149 177 138 31 4 4
1953 45 movies 170 195 149 35 5 6
1954 43 movies 140 172 144 23 4 1
1955 50 movies 165 218 177 30 10 1
1956 49 movies 168 204 153 35 13 3
1957 47 movies 129 160 110 38 7 5
1958 35 movies 102 132 95 25 10 1
1959 58 movies 188 211 130 68 12 1
1960 48 movies 139 166 102 50 12 1
1961 44 movies 125 152 88 55 5 4
1962 40 movies 118 129 84 40 5 0
1963 37 movies 103 111 62 38 8 3
1964 46 movies 122 133 91 31 8 3
1965 42 movies 83 91 71 17 1 2
Total upto 1965 772 movies 2414 2833 1992 642 144 53

It can be seen from the table of 1965 that Lata Mangeshkar sang 91 songs in movies released in 1965. It was for the first time since 1948 that the number of songs sung by her in a year fell below three figures.

As many as 83 of these 91 songs have already been covered in the blog. Out of 42 movies of 1965 where Lata Mangeshkar sang, all Lata Mangeshkar songs of 37 movies are alreday covered. So we only have 8 Lata songs belonging to 5 movies of 1965 that are not yet covered in the blog.

Alphabetically the first such movie that offers us Lata Mangeshkar songs to discuss is “Amar Jyoti”(1965). This fantasy movie was directed by Raman Desai for Bombay Movietone, Bombay. The movie had L Vijaylaxmi, Mahipal, Ulhas, Kamal Mehra, Sapru, Sarla Devi, Gop Krishn etc in it.

The movie had nine songs in it, including five Lata Mangeshkar songs- three solos and two male duets with Mahendra Kapoor. Four songs from the movie (including three Lata Mangeshkar songs) have been covered in the past.

Here is the fourth Lata Mangeshkar song from “Amar Jyoti”(1965). This song is a duet with Mahendra Kapoor. Female Chorus can also he heard. Bharat Vyas is the lyricist. Music is composed by Vasant Desai.

This lesser known song is a rare song and only its audio seems to be available. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of this song.
The audio is not clear and I have not been able to get many words right. I request our readers with keener ears to help fill in the blanks/ suggest corrections in the lyrics wherever applicable.


Song-Jhan jhan jhan jhan baaje paayaliya (Amar Jyoti)(1965) Singers-Lata, Mahendra Kapoor, Lyrics-Bharat Vyas, MD-Vasant Desai
Lata + Mahendra Kapoor
Chorus

jhan jhan jhan jhan jhan

jhan jhan jhan jhan jhan
jhan jhan jhan jhan jhan baaje paayaliya
jhan jhan jhan jhan jhan baaje paayaliya
kaise aaun chhaliyaa
o chhaliyaa
kaise aaun chhaliyaa
o chhaliyaa
jhan jhhan baaje paayaliyaa
baaje paayaliyaa
baaje paayaliyaa
jhan jhan jhan jhan
jhan jhan jhan jhan jhan baaje paayaliya
jhan jhan jhan jhan jhan baaje paayaliya

jamuna kinaare teri murli pukaare ??
jkaise aaun
chamke hazaaron taare soye jag waale
saare
?? jaayen
?? jaaun
jo koi jag jaaye
sharam nahin jaaye
bharam ?? jaaye
jjhan jhan jhan jhan jhan
jhan jhan jhan jhan jhan baaje paayaliya
jhan jhan jhan jhan jhan baaje paayaliya

kajra sajaake
?? bindiya lagaa ke
bani ??

o o o o o
chhupte chhupaate
chaavi madhur basaa ke
dekho kaise chali

jhmm hmm hmm hmm
nain nahin bole
palak nahin khole
??

jjhan jhan jhan jhan jhan
jhan jhan jhan jhan jhan baaje paayaliya
jhan jhan jhan jhan jhan baaje paayaliya

anchra sambhaale re
ghoonghat pat daale
?? haule haule
jhaule haule
dharti ki saadi piya
band kiwaadi jyun hi
nain khole
jnain khole

na lat ??
na lat ??
?? khatke
jhhan jhan jhan jhan jhan
jhan jhan jhan jhan jhan baaje paayaliya
jhan jhan jhan jhan jhan baaje paayaliya
kaise aaun chhaliyaa
o chhaliyaa
kaise aaun chhaliyaa
o chhaliyaa

jhan jhan baaje paayaliya
baaje paayaliya
baaje paayaliya


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4566 Post No. : 16165

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2011-2021) – Song No. 2
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This day ten year ago (viz 17 January 2011) was a lean day when only one song from “Paayal”(1957) was discussed. This song, Jaago aur jagaao was the second song from the movie to be covered in the blog. The movie had nine songs in it and six of these songs have been covered so far. So the movie is still unYIPPEED and therefore this movie is eligible for Blog Ten Year Challenge today.

“Paayal”(1957) was was produced By Joseph Thomas and directed by Joseph Taliath Jr.for Madras Talkies. The movie had Padmini, Sunil Dutt, David, Baby Naaz, Ragini, Bipin Gupta, Raj Mehra(Guest Artiste), Achla Sachdev, Meenu Mumtaz, Sheoraj(Shivraj),Laxman Rao, Agha,Praveen Paul,Puri,Bhavan etc in it.

The songs covered in the blog so far are:

Song Date of post
Chale chalen se sajan dheere dheere 11 september 2010
Jaago aur jagaao 17 January 2011
Ae meri maut thahar 16 February 2011
Ye duniya rail niraali 5 February 2013
Maidaan mein ham jo aa jaayen 31 August 2014
Piyaa milan ko chali Raadhika 11 September 2020

Here is the seventh song from “Paayal”(1957). This song is sung by Lata Mangeshkar. Rajinder Krishan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Hemant Kumar.

The song is picturised as a dance song on Padmini, with many others also seen watching her dance performance.

Lyrics of this song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

Audio

Video

Song-Jaa re saanwle salone natkhat banwaari (Paayal)(1957) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Rajinder Krishan, MD-Hemant Kumar

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

jaa rey saanwley saloney
natkhat banwaari
chhodo chhodo ji baiyyan hamaari
jaa rey saanwley saloney
natkhatt banwari
chhodo chhodo ji bainyyan hamaari
ho o chhodo chhodo ji bainyyan hamaari

dekho ji akeli mohey dekh ke sataao naa
dekho ji akeli mohey dekh ke sataao na
kaun hoon tumhaari main
Radhaa sang jaao na
jaao jaao chhaliya
ye ankhiyaan dikhaao na
ye ankhiyaan dikhaao na
jaao jaao chhaliya
ye ankhiyaan dikhaao na
ye ankhiyaan dikhaao
mori baat jo na maani
to main doongi tohey gaari
chhodo chhodo ji bahiyyan hamaari
jaa rey saanwley saloney
natkhat banwari
chhodo chhodo ji bainyyan hamaari
ho o chhodo chhodo ji bainyyan hamaari

achchi nahin joraajori
chhod do kalaayee jee
achchi nahin joraajori
chhod do kalaayee jee
saaraa jag jaan lega doongi jo duhaayee ji
ghar ghar hongi phir batiyaan kanhaayi ji
bathiyaan kanhaayi ji
ghar ghar hongi phir batiyaan kanhaayi ji
bathiyaan kanhaayi
hato hato ji hattiley
main to roye roye haari
chhodo chhodo ji bainyyan hamaari
jaa rey saanwley saloney
nattkhatt banwari
chhodo chhodo ji bainyyan hamaari
ho o o chhodo chhodo ji bainyyan hamaari


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.

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4557 Post No. : 16150

#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 118 # (A tribute to Singer Krishna Kalle)
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‘Sapne Suhaane-1974’ was a ‘social movie’ directed by A.K. Chalukya for ‘Kalpit Chitra, Poona’. It had Kalpit, Soni, Sharma, Arvind, Shefali, Mohan Jery, Mohan Shery, Sundar, Firoza, Lakiram, Master Kalpit, and Padma Chavan (in guest appearance). This movie introduced Anil, Rawal, Suresh, Bina, Suryakant, Gaekwad and Lalsingh Chouhan.

‘Sapne Suhaane-1974’ had three songs. All ere written by Hasrat Jaipuri. Music was composed by Shamji Ghanshamji.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 05.11.1974.

One song from this movie was posted on the blog on 23.07.2013. Our inhouse encyclopedia Shri Arunkumar Deshmukh Sir provided the following information in comments section;

SAPNE SUHANE-1974 was truly an obscure movie.
It was produced by Kalpit Chitra Poona, directed by A.K. Chalukya and the music was by Shyam ji Ghanashyamji (One person-not a jodi), for the lyrics by Hasrat Jaipuri. There were only 3 songs in it.
The cast was full of newcomers (all probably debutants or one film actors), like Kalpit, Soni, Sharma, Arvind, Shefali, Firoza, Luckyram, Anil, Raval, Suresh Beena, Suryakant etc.
The story was of a Motor mechanic who dreams of becoming a film actor. He tells his beloved, who is working as a maid with a seth ji, that he will go to Bombay and return only after becoming an actor. Soon he realises the valley between Sapne suhane and the reality

Today we are presenting the second song from this movie which is sung by Krishna Kalle.

Krishna Kalle (18.12.1940 – 15.03.2015) was a known name in Kannada and Marathi Film Music, in addition to Hindi Film Music.

Let us now listen to today’s song …

Audio

Song-Ae bansi bajaiyya (Sapne Suhaane)(1974) Singer-Krishna Kalle, Lyrics-Hasrat Jaipuri, MD-Shamji Ghanshamji

Lyrics

ae bansi bajaiyyaa aa aa aa
aa aa aa
ae bansi bajaiyyaa aa

ae bansi bajaiyyaa
kya tujhe iski khabar hai
dukhiya tere charnon mein hai
aur tujhpe nazar hai
ae bansi bajaiyyaa aa aa aa aa

main saans ki maalaa pe
tera naam japoon hoon
main saans ki maalaa pe
tera naam japoon hoon
jis haal mein rakkhe mujhe
us haal mein khush hoon oon oon
mujh par bhi nazar daal
tera dhyaan kidhar hai
dukhiya tere charnon mein ae hai
aur tujhpe nazar hai
ae bansi bajaiyyaa aa aa aa aa

tujhse koi shikwaa naa
ye fariyaad hai sun le ae
tujhse koi shikwaa naa
ye fariyaad hai sun le
qismat meri barbaad thhi
barbaad hai sun le ae ae ae
jab tu hai mere saath to
kis baat ka darr hai
dukhiya tere charnon mein hai
aur tujhpe nazar hai
ae bansi bajaiyyaa aa aa aa aa


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Blog Day :

4548 Post No. : 16128

Today, December 30, 2020 is 7th Remembrance Day of Lakshmi Shankar.

What a musical journey Lakshmi Shankar had in her career spreading over 7 decades! Her journey from a Bharatnataym dancer to Uday Shankar’s ballet dancer, an actress in a Tamil film, a playback singer in Hindi films, a Hindustani classical vocalist and as a catalyst in spreading the Hindustani classical music across the continents is unparalleled. And it is more so for a woman who had to cross the societal barrier. Lakshmi Shankar was really a woman of substance.

In 2009, 83-year-old Lakshmi Shankar received a Grammy Nomination for Best Traditional World Music Album. Although she could not make it to the final list, the Grammy nomination itself was a great event for a woman Hindustani classical vocalist in the Western music dominated award. The irony is that she never got the status of a celebrity in her own country. She did not get any ‘Padma’ awards from Government of India nor any award from Sangeet Academy – whether Central or State levels.

Lakshmi Shankar, was born as Mahalakshmi Sastri (16/06/1926- 30/12/2013) in Jamshedpur where her father Vaidyanath Sastri was employed in Tata Iron and Steel Company as a Chartered Accountant. He was a native of a village in Pudukkottai district. Her mother, Visalaksi was from Palghat (Palakkad) district – both districts being part of the then Madras Presidency. During Vaidyanath Sastri’s stay in Jamshedpur, Mahatma Gandhi made a number of visits to Jamshedpur. The result was that he became attracted to Gandhian ideology. Mahatma Gandhi picked him up to devote time for the upliftment of harijans. He left the job and shifted to Poona (Pune) in 1930 for the assigned work. His other family members, including Lakshmi Shankar, shifted to Madras (Chennai).

At the age of 8, Lakshmi was put under Guru Kandappa Pillai for learning Bharatnataym dance in Chennai. At the age of 11, she performed her arangetram in Bharatnatyam dance. At the age of 13, she joined Uday Shankar’s India Cultural Centre in Almora for training in fusion dances. During her stint in Almora, Lakshmi Shankar got married to Rajendra Shankar, (the next younger brother of Uday Shankar) who was 21 years older than her. Rajendra Shankar, with M.Sc. in Physics and Chemistry was working as a script writer and was handling publicity in Uday Shankar’s Dance Academy. During 1940-43, Lakshmi Shankar travelled across India as one of the dancers with Uday Shankar’s dance troupe. In 1944, Uday Shankar’s India Cultural Centre in Almora was closed down due to financial constraints.

Following the closure of Uday Shankar’s Dance Academy, Lakshmi Shankar with her husband and brother-in-law, Ravi Shankar came to Mumbai. Both the Shankar brothers got associated with Indian People’s Theatre Association (IPTA). While Rajendra Shankar joined Bombay Talkies (later Filmistan) as story and script writer, Ravi Shankar got his first assignment for scoring music for Chetan Anand’s ‘Neecha Nagar’ (1946) followed by K A Abbas’s ‘Dharti Ke Laal’ (1946). In the first film, Lakshmi Shankar sang for Kamini Kaushal a lullaby so na o nanhi so na. In ‘Dharti Ke Laal’ (1946), she sang beete ho sukh ke din aayee dukh ki ratiyaan.

With these two films, the musical collaboration of Lakshmi Shankar with her brother-in-law, Ravi Shankar started which continued until the latter’s death in December 2012.

Ravi Shankar and his other associates were disillusioned with IPTA as they were not given the freedom in creating the work of their respective fields. Ravi Shankar set up his own artists’ group in which his wife Annapurna Devi, sister-in-law, Lakshmi Shankar and his elder brother, Rajendra Shankar, Zohra Sehgal, Shanti Bardhan etc became the important part of this group.

It was around this time that Jawaharlal’s Nehru’s book ‘The Discovery of India’ (1946) was published and Ravi Shankar felt that this book was a good choice for adapting it as a ballet-cum-opera on the stage. He got the financial backing for the project from Indian National Theatre, the cultural wing of the Indian National Congress. While Ravi Shankar and Annapurna Devi took charge of the music, Rajendra Shankar wrote the script and looked after the production. Lakshmi Shankar and Sachin Shankar became the main dancers to be choreographed by Shanti Bardhan.

The premier of ‘The Discovery of India Ballet-Cum-Opera’ was held in New Delhi in April 1947 in the presence of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. The premier of the ballet-cum-opera was highly successful. Later, it was staged at many prominent cities all over India because of which Lakshmi Shankar became a well-known dancer.

In 1948, while the ballet-cum-opera was still being staged, Lakshmi Shankar fell ill and was diagnosed as suffering from pleurisy affecting her lungs. She was taken back to her house in Chennai for recuperation. The doctor advised her to give up dancing as it would be too hard for her weak lungs. With this, her professional dancing career came to an end.

After a complete recovery from illness, Lakshmi Shankar returned to Mumbai where her husband was already working as a story and screenplay writer in Amiya Chakraborty’s film production company, ‘Mars & Movies’. [Lakshmi Shankar’s younger sister Kamala Sastri was married to Amiya Chakraborty in 1951]. In the absence of dancing, she thought of pursuing the playback singing career in films.

Post-illness, Lakshmi Shankar sang jingles in some advertising films and got a chance to sing a bhajan ‘in Aandhiyaan (1952). It was during her rehearsal of the song recording for the film ‘Mastaana’ (1954) when its music director, Madan Mohan advised her to learn Hindustani classical music as he felt that her voice was most suited for thumri singing. Though Lakshmi Shankar liked Hindustani classical music in instruments, she was not keen to become Hindustani classical vocalist.

It was because of Madan Mohan’s persistence that Lakshmi Shankar agreed to give a try. The next day, Madan Mohan came to her house with Ustad Abdul Rehman Khan of Patiala Gharana and with a harmonium. Madan Mohan played on harmonium and Ustad played on his swarmandal. Ustad’s one line of some bandish mesmerised Lakshmi Shankar so much that she resolved to learn Hindustani classical music as a vocalist from him.

Lakshmi Shankar completed her training in three years’ time. In January 1957, she gave her maiden performance at Entally Music Festival in Kolkata which was very much appreciated. With this success, she was invited to many music festivals all over India. She continued learning Hindustani classical music with Professor B R Deodhar and completed her Bachelor of Music degree under him. In the meanwhile, she occasionally sang for Hindi films as playback singer about 30 songs in 20 films from 1946 to 1974. In the Marathi film ‘Pativrata’ (1959), she had sung 2 thumris with Pandit Bhimsen Joshi.

In 1962-63, she got her first opportunity for a 4-month tour to the USA and Europe as a part of Uday Shankar’s group as a lead vocalist and the music director of the ballet orchestra. In 1968, Ravi Shankar organised the Festival of India in the USA in which she was again a lead vocalist along with many eminent musicians from India. In 1970, she travelled to Italy (Rome, Florence and Venice) and the Shiraz Festival in Iran for her solo performance as a vocalist.

Some of Lakshmi Shankar’s notable works included her cross collaborations with George Harrison in 1974. One of her collaborations with him was a Krishna song in English, ‘I am missing you’ which received good receptions in its live performance throughout the USA. This song made her well-known in the Western countries. The English song was written by Pandit Ravi Shankar. She also sang a couple of soulful bhajans in Attenborough’s Oscar winning film ‘Gandhi’ (1982) for which Ravi Shankar was the music director.

Lakshmi Shankar had been travelling quite often on her musical tours abroad either as a part of Pandit Ravi Shankar’s troupe or as a solo performer. For this reason, Lakshmi Shankar moved to the USA along with her family and took permanent residency near Los Angeles in 1984. She cut many discs in the USA and Europe besides India. Later in her life, she started teaching Hindustani classical music to American-Indians in her house in Simi Valley, California.

With the death of Pandit Ravi Shankar on December 11, 2012, Lakshmi Shankar’s collaborations with him of over 7 decades ended. It had started first as dancers in Uday Shankar’s academy in 1939, as a playback singer under his music direction in 1946, as a dancer in his ballet-cum-opera ‘Discovery of India’ in 1947-48 and both national and international collaboration from 1963 onwards with him. After Ravi Shankar’s death, Lakshmi Shankar’s health started deteriorating. Almost one year after her mentor’s death, Lakshmi Shankar passed away on December 30, 2013.

On the occasion of the 7th Remembrance Day of Lakshmi Shankar, I am presenting one of her popular non-film Krishna bhajans, ehi Muraare kunjavihaare (1979). She has rendered this bhajan in Raag Pahadi. Most of the on-line references have accredited this Sanskrit bhajan to Jayadeva. But a section of the listeners has pointed out that this bhajan is not found in Jayadeva’s Ashtapadi.

Lakshmi Shankar recorded this devotional song in the USA which became a part of a Long-Playing Record, ‘Lakshmi Shankar Sings Devotional Songs’ for ISCKKON Golden Avatar Productions in 1979 under the orchestration of L Subramaniam, a renowned violinist supported by Ustad Zakir Hussain on tabla. I feel that Lakshmi Shankar may have composed the tune herself. Later, sometime in the 1980s, she sang live on All India Radio/Doordarshan as part of the National Programme of Music. I personally like her live version because of the audio quality, the clarity of the words, the excellent tabla rhythm and the elaborations with which Lakshmi Shankar rendered the bhajan.

How could Lakshmi Shankar mesmerise her foreign audience with her bhajans? The answer is that she did with her emotive voice as evident in this bhajan.

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Acknowledgements:

1. ‘Poignant Song – The Life and Music of Lakshmi Shankar’ (2019) By Kavita Das.

2. An Interview with Lakshmi Shankar by Shreen Isal, June 2001 published in http://www.associationsargam.com

Audio Clip: (Record version)

Video Clip: (From live concert on AIR/Doordarshan)

Song-Ehi muraare kunjavihaare (Lakhmi Shankar NFS)(1979) Singer-Lakshmi Shankar

Lyrics (Based on record version)
[The equivalent lyrics are written based on the phonetics of Sanskrit stotram].

ehi muraare
ehi mura…are
ehi muraare kunjavihaa…re
ehi praṇata jana bandho
ehi muraare kunjavihaare
ehi praṇata jana bandho
hey Madhava madhumathana vareṇya
Keshava karuṇasindho

raasa nikunje gunjati niyatam
raasa nikunje gunjati niyatam
bhramarashatam kil kaanta aa
ehi nibhṛta pathapaantha..aa
tvamiha yaache darashandaanam
tvamiha yaache darashandaanam
he Madhusoodan shanta
ehi muraare kunjavihaare
ehi praṇata janabandho

nava neeraj dhara shyaamal sundara
nava neeraj dhara shyaamal sundara
chandra kusum ruchivesha
gopigaṇ hṛidayesha..aa
govardhana dhara vṛindaavanachara
govardhana dhara vṛindaavanachara
vanshīdhara paramesha
ehi muraare kunjavihaare
ehi praṇata janabandho

Raadharanjan kansaniṣhoodan
Raadharanjan kansaniṣoodan
praṇatistaavaka charaṇe
nikhila niraashraya sharaṇe
ehi Janaardana pitaambaradhara
ehi Janaardana pitaambaradhara
kunje mantharapavane..ae
ehi muraare
ehi muraare
ehi muraare kunja vihaare
ehi praṇata jana bandh..o
he Madhava madhu mathana vareṇya
Keshava karuṇa sindho

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English Translation (Source: http://www.kksongs.org )
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O killer of the demon Mura who roams in the gardens, come near.
O Mādhava, who is the friend of those who bow upon, who destroyed Madhu, who is desirable, who is Keshva and who is the ocean of compassion, come near.

Hundreds of shiny bumble-bees are continuously buzzing in the gardens of [our] transcendental mellows. O You, who beyond the paths of material standards, come near. We all are craving for the sight of You, O Madhusoodana, who is calm.

O You, who holds a new lotus, who is dark in complexion, who is beautiful, who is decorated with chandrakusuma, who rules the heart of group of Gopī, who held Govardhana, who roams in Vrindaavana, who holds a flute, who is the supreme ruler.

O who gives pleasure to Rādhaa, who destroyed Kamsa, who is complete. I am bowing into Your feet which is the shelter of the unsheltered.
O Janaardana, who has yellow robes, come close to me in this garden.


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Blog Day :

4527 Post No. : 16087

“Angulimaal”(1960) was produced by M/s Prakash Veramal and directed by Vijay Bhatt for P V Films, Bombay. This historical movie had Nimmi, Bharat Bhushan, Anita Guha, Ulhas, Chandrashekhar, Achla Sachdev, Manmohan Krishn, Prem Adeeb, Kesri, Rammohan, Vinod Kumar, Sheela Kashmiri, Vimla, Helen etc in it.

The movie had seven songs in it. Six songs have been covered in the past. Here are their details :-

Song Date of posting Singers Remarks
Aayi aayi basanti belaa 18 March 2011 Lata Mangeshkar, Manna Dey, Meena Kapoor
Dheere dheere dhal ri chanda ( 20 April 2011 Aarti Mukherjee
Bade aaye shikaari shikaar karne 5 May 2011 Manna Dey, Asha Bhonsle
Jaa ri na bataaun main to naam chitchor kaa 6 May 2011 Lata Mangeshkar, Meena Kapoor
Mere chanchal naina madhur ras ke bhare 27 October 2018 Meena Kapoor
Buddham sharnam gachhaami 11 October 2020 Manna Dey Picturised as a Five part song

The eighth and final song from the movie is sung by a male voice and Asha Bhonsle. Bharat Vyas is the lyricist. Music is composed by Anil Biswas.

The song is picturised on Manmohan Krishn and a lady who I guess is a young Achla Sachdev. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of the song including the identification of the lady. I feel that the male voice is that of Manmohan Krishn himself, who was an occasional singer as well.

With this song, all the songs of “Angulimaal”(1960) are now covered and the movie joins the lists of movies that have been YIPPEED in the blog.


Song-Murliwaale Gopal teri sharan mein hai mera laal (Angulimaal)(1960) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Bharat Vyas, MD-Anil Biswas
Murli Krishn

Lyrics

om namo brahmanayadevay
go bramhanahitayse
jagathitay krishnay govinday namo namah
om

muraliwaale gopal,
gopaal
gopal

muraliwaale gopal
teri sharan mein hai mera laal
tere charan mein hai mera laal
muraliwaale gopal
teri sharan mein hai mera laal
tere charan mein hai mera laal
tu hi rakhana ise sambhal
teri sharan mein hai mera laal
tere sharan mein hai mera laal
tere charan mein hai mera laal
muraliwale gopa aa aal

phool mera hai komal-komal
kathin tera sansaar
iski dag-mag naiya kanhaiya tu hi lagaana par
khewaiyya tu hi lagaana par
har sankat dena taa aal
teri sharan mein hai mera laal
tere sharan mein hai mera laal
tere charan me hai mera laal
muraliwale gopaa aa aal
muraliwale gopal, ho muraliwale gopal

nainon ke gangaajal se
jeewan ke paap dhula de
nainon ke gangaajal se
jeewan ke paap dhula de
apni umar chadhhaaun tujhe
mere laal ko amar bana de
mere laal ko amar bana de
hey shaanti ki liye mashaal
jagaaye jag mein jyot vishal
kare uncha bharat ka bhaa aal
teri sharan mein hai mera laal
teri sharan mein hai mera laal
tere charan mein hai mera laal
muraliwaale gopal
teri sharan mein hai mera laal
tere charan mein hai mera laal
muraliwaale gopaa aa aal


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Blog Day :

4517 Post No. : 16071

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

Lyrics

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

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

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

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

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


What is this blog all about

This blog discusses Bollywood songs of yesteryears. Every song has a brief description, followed by a video link, and complete lyrics of the song.

This is a labour of love, where “new” songs are added every day, and that has been the case for over TWELVE years. This blog has over 16300 song posts by now.

This blog is active and online for over 4000 days since its beginning on 19 july 2008.

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Total number of songs posts discussed

16312

Number of movies covered in the blog

Movies with all their songs covered =1257
Total Number of movies covered =4426

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