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

Blog Day :

5185 Post No. : 17164

28th Sept 2022 marks the first birthday of Lata Mangeshkar without her physical presence in this world. Due to old age and couple of hospitalizations at the fag end of her life, her passing away on that fateful day of 06th Feb 2022 was not really shocking so to say.

But then, an emptiness befell upon music lovers all over the world. It was as if a part of our lives was lost forever. It was a different kind of mourning; one of helplessness and the bare truth that such a soul would never be born again. And such is a gargantuan legacy of work left behind that one can only sit back and wonder how an individual could achieve so much in a single life. It is not about the span-life of her singing or the number of songs that she has sung, but of the utmost dedication, sincerity to her career and the love of the masses that she received.

Calling her the greatest singer ever would arguably be an understatement. Love for her voice knows no religion, caste, creed or man made international boundaries. For her voice touched the innermost recesses of human souls. The voice that she has left behind has amalgamated with the atmosphere and will continue to regale music lovers for generations to come.

Adjectives, honorific titles, awards are altogether too, a pale shadow compared to what she has achieved and left behind. Her work and career encompassed the entire gamut of technology from shellac records to the present cloud technology.

Blessed are we for breathing the same air, sharing an epoch and a planet with Lata Mangeshkar.

There have been many biographical posts, anecdotes, series etc. on Lata Mangeshkar on this blog. In fact, in the recently concluded long series concluded by Atul ji covers her entire singing career from first to her last song sung in HFM. Also, her wiki page is quite elaborate if one has to understand the entire spectrum of her life and career in acting, singing, composing, production etc.

There were two aspects that I wanted to include in this post, and I have to profusely apologize to readers that I could manage neither due to other priorities and paucity of time.

One was to put forth a table listing her very first one or two dozen songs irrespective of whether she sang for Hindi / Marathi or for herself / playback. There are many blogs, articles, interviews and information out there on the net containing these facts, but to have it on a well-prepared table with her songs in chronological order and then get it vetted by veterans in the field was what I was looking for.

The second was to present my interest and limited knowledge and on her association with various composers and singers. There is so much that I wish to keep on writing about her Hindi film songs. Her pronunciation of the word “hum” in the title song of ‘Barsaat’ (1949) and again the finest way she sings the word “chaar” in the duet with Shankar Dasgupta in ‘Girls’s School’ (1949) amazes me to no end. That she could so effortlessly empathize with the situation of the song on screen in her voice modulation in 1940’s itself speaks volumes as to where she was headed in her career.

Why she has a solitary song for Gyan Dutt? Why Kishore Kumar used her sparingly in his compositions? Will the solo song from the film ’26 January’ (1956) ever be heard by music lovers are some of the points that I wanted to touch upon. Let me see, how soon, I can put these thoughts on the blog.

Her association with the many composers, singers, lyricists, actors etc. can be discussed with no end. Naming a few will be a gross injustice to the many others that she sang for. I shall hence stop myself from even attempting to do so.

Coming to the song to be posted for today’s occasion and considering that most of her songs in the golden period have already been covered on the blog, I made a rather strange request to the editors to kindly offer me a good song for the occasion. I know there are many more songs yet to be covered, but then again due to time constraints, I thought, I will make this new request. 🙂

A sad, solo from late 40’s or early 50’s was what I requested for.

And guess what?

Sudhir ji promptly sent me a gem of a sad solo from 1949. My goodness! Of all the years, 1949, the year Lata Mangeshkar stamped herself as the undisputed queen of playback. Music lovers know the importance of the year 1949 and the abundant flow of melody in that particular year.

Thank you, Sudhir ji and Atul ji. I could not have asked for anything better.

So here is the gem from 1949 film ‘Rakhi’ in the mellifluous voice of one and only Lata Mangeshkar.

Wishing her a very happy birthday, I am sure the heavens and the Gods are more blessed to have Hema Hardikar aka Lata Mangeshkar amongst their midst.

Song – O Rooth Jaane Waale, Mera Qasoor Kya Hai  (Rakhi) (1949) Singer – Lata Mangeshkar, Lyrics – Saarshaar Sailaani, MD – Husnlal Bhagatram

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

o rooth jaane waale
o rooth jaane waale
mera qasoor kya hai
kyon pher leen nigaahen
kyon pher leen nigaahen
kyon mujhko gham diya hai
o rooth jaane waale
mera qasoor kya hai

fariyaad kar rahi hai
sehmi hui jawaani
kisko sunaaun ae dil
dukh dard ki kahaani
apne nahin jab apne
gairon se kya gila hai
o rooth jaane waale
o rooth jaane waale
mera qasoor kya hai

beete huye dinon ki
baaton ko yaad kar ke
guzri hui suhaani
raaton ko yaad kar ke
main dil ko ro rahi hoon
dil mujhko ro raha hai
o rooth jaane waale
o rooth jaane waale
mera qasoor kya hai

din raat kha raha hai
gham teri berukhi ka
nazdeek aa raha hai
anjaam zindagi ka
tu hi bata ke aise
jeene mein kya maza hai. . .

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir Kapur)
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ओ रूठ जाने वाले
ओ रूठ जाने वाले
मेरा कसूर क्या है
क्यों फेर लीं निगाहें
क्यों फेर लीं निगाहें
क्यों मुझको ग़म दिया है
ओ रूठ जाने वाले
मेरा कसूर क्या है

फरियाद कर रही है
सहमी हुई जवानी
किसको सुनाऊँ ए दिल
दुख दर्द की कहानी
अपने नहीं जब अपने
ग़ैरों से क्या गिला है
ओ रूठ जाने वाले
ओ रूठ जाने वाले
मेरा कसूर क्या है

बीते हुये दिनों की
बातों को याद कर के
गुज़री हुई सुहानी
रातों को याद कर के
मैं दिल को रो रही हूँ
दिल मुझको रो रहा है
ओ रूठ जाने वाले
ओ रूठ जाने वाले
मेरा कसूर क्या है

दिन रात खा रहा है
ग़म तेरी बेरुखी का
नज़दीक आ रहा है
अञ्जाम ज़िंदगी का
तू ही बता के ऐसे
जीने में क्या मज़ा है॰ ॰ ॰


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

Blog Day :

5092 Post No. : 17018

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2012-2022) – Song No. 57
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Welcome all to this post under ‘blog ten year challenge 2012-2022’.

Today we are celebrating eighty-third birth anniversary of one of the greatest music genius of our country Rahul Dev Burman  (27 June 1939 – 4 January 1994), or ‘Pancham’ Da as he is fondly known by all of us. Today we do have a movie under ‘Blog Ten-Years challenge’ where he has composed music. And in fact all the movies presented ten years back in 2012 on this day i.e. 27th June have their music composed by RD Burman only.

One song from this movie was presented on the blog on 27.06.2012 with other four movies that were represented on the blog that day. Yes! There were five songs posted on this day 27th June in ‘2012’.

 

Song Title

Name of the movie

Remarks

Pyaar Kartaa Jaa Bhoot Banglaa-1965

Yippeee’d

Jaaun To Kahaan Jaaun Anaamika-1973

Yippeee’d

Chal Chale Ae Dil Jheel Ke Us Paar-1973

5 of 6 songs posted

Bechaara Dil Kyaa Kare Khushboo-1975

Yippeee’d

Bade Achchhe Lagte Hain Baalika Badhu-1976

Yippeee’d

I am presenting a song from the movie ‘Jheel Ke Us Paar’ (1973), which is the only movie from the above list not yet ‘Yippeee’ed’ on the blog.

‘Jheel Ke Us Paar’ was directed by Bhaapie Soni for his home productions. It had Dharmendra, Mumtaz, Prem Chopra, Junior Mehmood, Ranjeet, Fariyaal, Veena, Anwar Hussain, Iftekhar, Urmila Bhatt, Sujata, Polsan, Baby Chiku, Madan Keni, Rajan Kapoor, Altamash Gazanvi, Yogita Bali , Jagdish Raj (in Guest Apprearance) and Pran (Special Appearance). This movie was passed by Censor Board on 28.08.73 that is almost forty-nine years back now.

Lyricist for this song is Anand Bakshi and music is composed by RD Burman.

As I had mentioned in my earlier post I do remember to have watched this movie in my childhood days but have forgotten it now.

This movie had made its debut on the blog on 13.01.2012 with its song “Kya Nazaare Kyaa SitaareA wonderful song written by Anand Bakshi, and composed by Pancham Da and sung by none other than Kishore Kumar. This song is my one of the most favorite song from this movie.

The second song from this movie to come on the blog was “Baabul Tere Baagaan Di Main Bulbul“, another good song from this movie sung by Lata Mangeshkar. This was posted on the blog on 30.05.2012.

Another well-known and engrossing song from this movie sung by Lata Mangeshkar, “Chal Chale Ae Dil… Jheel Ke Us Paar“, was the third song posted from this movie on the blog, and this was exactly ten years back on 27.06.2012.

The fourth song from this movie was posted after a long gap on 27.04.2020 and this was the song “Do Ghoont Mujhe Bhi Pilaa De Sharaabi“, And the fifth song from this movie was posted recently on 30.05.2022 which was “Keh Rahe Hain Ye Aansoo Baraste Huye“. Singer for both these songs is Lata Mangeshkar.

Today’s song is the sixth and the final song from this movie, which is sung by Asha Bhonsle, this being the only song sung by her in this movie. On screen it is Yogeeta Bali is lip-syncing this song and she is trying to woo Dharmendra who is not at all interested in this ‘sensuous trap’ 🙂 and wants to leave the place immediately 🙂 .

Lyrics for the today’s song were sent by Prakashchandra.

Let us now listen to the today’s song and enjoy this musical creation by Pancham Da.

Video

Audio

Song – Haaye Bichhua Das Gayo Re (Jheel Ke Us Paar) (1973) Singers – Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Anand Bakshi, MD – RD Burman

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

haay bichhua aa aa
anhh…
das gayo re ae
haay ae bichhua aa
das gayo re ae ae
haay bichhua aa aa
das gayo re ae
meethi meethi hone lagi ee
mere tan man mein jalan
aa meethi meethi hone lagi ee
mere tan man mein jalan
mujhko bachaa le ae
mere sajan
jaldi se kar tu koi jatan
haay meri maa aa aa
meri maa aa
haay meri maa aa aa
haay meri maa
haa
haa ha
haa aa
aa haa haa
haay bichhua aa aa
das gayo re ae

main to yoon hi bani
deewaani
toone meri kadar nahin ki
kabhi bhoole se bhi diljaani
toone meri khabar nahin lee ee
nas nas mein sajan
huyi aisi chubhan
lagi aisi lagan
toote mera badan
main mar gayi dard se ae
ke meraa aa aa aa
bachnaa mushkil hai mitwa
haay bichhua aa aa
das gayo re ae
haay bichhua aa aa
das gayo re ae
meethi meethi hone lagi ee
mere tan man mein jalan
aa meethi meethi hone lagi ee
mere tan man mein jalan
mujhko bachaa le ae
mere sajan
jaldi se kar tu koi jatan
haay meri maa aa aa
meri maa aa
haay meri maa aa aa
haay meri maa aa

naa to maara
naa zindaa chhodaa
dank aisaa lagaaya hai ae
pyaar tere pe
thhoda thhoda
mujhe gussaa bhi aaya hai
are o bewafaa
aankhen na chura
kar koi dawaa ya
koi duaa
pachhtaayega baad mein ae
ke meraa aa aa aa
bachna mushkil hai mitwa aa
haay bichhua aa aa
das gayo re ae
haay bichhua aa aa
das gayo re ae
meethi meethi hone lagi ee
mere tan man mein jalan
aa meethi meethi hone lagi ee
mere tan man mein jalan
mujhko bachaa le ae
mere sajan
jaldi se kar tu koi jatan
haay meri maa aa aa
haay meri maa aa
haay meri maa aa aa
haay meri maa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa
aa haa haa aa
haay bichhua aa aa
das gayo re ae
haay bichhua aa aa
das gayo re ae


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

Blog Day :

5053 Post No. : 16966

#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # Ek Naao Do Kinaare – 1973#
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This Friday when I was listening to the program ‘Shaam Sindoori’ on my return travel from office to home, I was awestruck when I listened to a song sung by Rafi Saab.

It was like I was listening to this song for the first time. I do not remember if I have listened to it earlier. This song was ‘ye shaam hai dhuaan dhuaan fizaa bahot udaas hai’. I immediately fell in love with this song. After all it had Rafi Saab’s voice and a very nice composition too.

I searched for the name of the movie and I came to know that it was from a 1973 movie ‘Ek Naao Do Kinaare’. This song is already posted on our blog long back on 24.12.2011.

This song has two versions – happy and sad. The happy version is the duet, which I listened to on the Radio. This duet is sung by Rafi Saab and Asha Bhosle. The sad version is a solo by Rafi Saab.

When I looked for other songs from this movie I came across today’s song which is sung by Asha Bhonsle.

The songs from this movie seem to be uploaded recently (i.e. one or two years ago) on ‘YouTube’. All the songs from this movie are nice compositions composed by music director Brij Bhushan.

‘Ek Naao Do Kinaare’ is directed by BR Ishara for Nitin Films, Bombay. It has Rakesh Pandey, Heena Kausar, Mrinal Mukherjee, Manhar Desai, Anand Narula, Manohar, Indra Medha, Sheelara, Karunesh Thakur, Neelam Garudiya, Narottam Shah, Meeta Tripathi, Ramesh Bhatt, Sharmaji, Yogesh Chhabda, Neelam Dave, Sarla Choksi, Miss Khan, Naseema, Master Farjan Engineer, Mansoori, Baby Yasmeen and others.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 18.10.1973 with a ‘A’ certificate (i.e. with restricted viewership).

This movie has four songs (including a two version song) written by Naqsh Lyallpuri.
Music for this movie was composed by Brij Bhushan (he was assisted in orchestration by Kersi Lord and Uttam Singh).

Here is the list of songs of this movie. After the song under discussion , the movie is just one song away from ‘Yippeeee’.

SNo Song Title Singer/s Posted On
01 Main haari tose saajnaa milaa ke nainwaa Asha Bhonsle Being posted today
02 Tum hamsafar bano to jahaan chaley ham Mukesh
03 Ye shaam hain dhuaan dhuaan (happy version) Mohd Rafi, Asha Bhonsle 24.12.2011
04 Ye shaam hain dhuaan dhuaan (sad version) Mohd Rafi 24.12.2011

As mentioned above only one song, which is a multiple version song, has been posted on the blog.

Other than today’s song there is one more song in this movie. It is sung by Mukesh. It is a very nice song. (I am leaving this song for the ‘Mukesh fans’ to discuss on the blog.)
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Today’s song is sung by Asha Bhonsle. It is lip-synced by Heena Kausar. Mrinal Mukherjee is also seen in the picturisation.

I would request knowledgeable readers to throw more light on the songs and story etc of this movie. This seems to be an obscure movie of its time.

Let us now listen to and enjoy the song …

Song-Main haari tose saajna (Ek Naao Do Kinaare)(1973) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Naqsh Llayalpuri, MD-Brij Bhushan

Lyrics

main haari tose saajna
milaake nainawa
tu man ki batiyaan na jaane re
main haari saajna
haan
tu man ki batiyaan na jaane re
main haari tose saajna
milaake nainawa
tu man ki batiyaan na jaane re
main haari saajna
haan
tu man ki batiyaan na jaane re ae

nit nit naye naye
sapne sajaaye tu
kaahe jhoothhe sapnon se
mujhe behlaaye tu oo
nit nit naye naye
sapne sajaaye tu
kaahe jhoothhe sapnon se
mujhe behlaaye tu oo
bheegi bheegi rut mein
jiyarawa sulgaaye tu
main tose naa bolun
na bolun re ae
tu man ki batiyaan na jaane re
main haari tose saajna
milaa ke nainwa
tu man ki batiyaan na jaane re
main haari saajna
haan
tu man ki batiyaan naa jaane re

sang sang reh ke bhi
ang na lagaaye tu
lat kabhi uljhe to
wo na suljhaaye tu oo
sang sang reh ke bhi
ang na lagaaye tu
lat kabhi uljhe to
wo na suljhaaye tu
kabhi kabhi mil ke
phir milne na paaye tu
main tose na boloon
na boloon re ae
tu man ki batiyaan na jaane re ae
main haari tose saajna
milaa ke nainawa
tu man ki batiyaan na jaane re
haan
tu man ki batiyaan na jaane re
main haari tose saajna
milaake nainawa
tu man ki batiyaan na jaane re
main haari saajna
haan
tu man ki batiyaan na jaane re

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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मैं हारी तो से साजना
मिला के नैनवा
तू मन की बतियाँ ना जाने रे
मैं हारी साजना
हाँ
तू मन की बतियाँ ना जाने रे
मैं हारी तो से साजना
मिला के नैनवा
तू मन की बतियाँ ना जाने रे
मैं हारी साजना
हाँ
तू मन की बतियाँ ना जाने रे

नित नित नए नए सपने सजाये तू
काहे झूठे सपनों से
मुझे बहलाए तू
नित नित नए नए सपने सजाये तू
काहे झूठे सपनों से
मुझे बहलाए तू
भीगी भीगो रुत में
जीयरवा सुलगाये तू
मैं तोसे ना बोलूँ
ना बोलूँ रे
तू मन की बतियाँ ना जाने रे
मैं हारी तो से साजना
मिला के नैनवा
तू मन की बतियाँ ना जाने रे
मैं हारी साजना
हाँ
तू मन की बतियाँ ना जाने रे

संग संग रह के भी
अंग ना लगाए तू
लट कभी उलझे तो
वो ना सुलझाइए तू
संग संग रह के भी
अंग ना लगाए तू
लट कभी उलझे तो
वो ना सुलझाइए तू
कभी कभी मिलके
फिर ना मिलने पाये तू
मैं तोसे ना बोलूँ
ना बोलूँ रे
तू मन की बतियाँ ना जाने रे
मैं हारी तो से साजना
मिला के नैनवा
तू मन की बतियाँ ना जाने रे
मैं हारी साजना
हाँ
तू मन की बतियाँ ना जाने रे
मैं हारी तो से साजना
मिला के नैनवा
तू मन की बतियाँ ना जाने रे
मैं हारी साजना
हाँ
तू मन की बतियाँ ना जाने रे


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

Blog Day : 4989 Post No. : 16881 Movie Count : 4588

#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 168 # Missing Films of 1972 – 20#
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Today, I bring on blog the last of 1972 films that were not yet available on the blog. Yes, some films are still missing, as is detailed later below, but for those films, the songs and other information is not available so far.

Today’s song is from the movie ‘Zameen Aasmaan’ (1972). This movie is the 129th film of 1972, taken in alphabetical order, as per the Geet Kosh. There are a total of 131 movies listed for 1972. There are two more movies after this one. At 130 is the movie ‘Zaroorat’. This movie has no songs. And the last movie alphabetically in this list is ‘Zindagi Zindagi’ which had already been Yippeee’d on the blog.

Movies with the same title ‘Zameen Aasmaan’, were also released in 1946 and in 1984. Both these movies have been represented on the blog with their songs. I guess that the today’s movie was a forgotten movie even though its music was composed by Kishore Kumar and its’ having a decent star-cast too.

‘Zameen Aasmaan’ was directed by A Veerappan for AV Films. Eesmayeel Shroff was the Chief Assistant Director. Veerappan was also the producer of this movie. He also wrote the story and the screenplay. He developed the story based on the Malayalam play and film – ‘Kadal Paalam’ by KT Mohammed. Dialogues were written by Rajinder Singh Atish. Editing of this movie was done by R Bhaskar. This movie was passed by Censor Board on 10.07.1972.

The star cast of the movie is listed as Ashok Kumar, Sunil Dutt, Rekha, Yogeeta Bali, Ramesh Deo, Indrani Mukherjee, Achala Sachdev, Dulari, Ashim Kumar, OP Sharma, SK Sharma, Kiron, Sushil Kumar, Master Tarun Kumar Gupta, Baby Charulata, Gemini Balu, Sharad  Kumar, and others.

This movie has six songs written by two songwriters – Indeevar (five songs) and Anand Bakshi (one song). Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, and Asha Bhonsle were the playback singers for the songs. Music was composed by Kishore Kumar. Basu Chakraborty was the assistant music director. Here is the list of songs in this movie as provided in HFGK – Vol-V (1971-1980).

Sl. No. Song Title Singer/s Lyricist
01 Aankhen Tumhaari Do Jahaan … Kishore Kumar Indeevar
02 Kisne Yahaan Kisko Jaanaa… Asha Bhonsle Indeevar
03 Ham Tum Chaley, Tum Chaley. Ham Chaley Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle Anand Bakshi
04 Ik Raat Ki Hai Baat, Main Soyi Thhi Akeli Asha Bhonsle Indeevar
05 Na Ro Ae Mere Dil Yahaan, Tera Nahin Hai Ye Jahaan Lata Mangeshkar Indeevar
06 Are Girgit Jaisa Aaja Ka Insaan, Badle Pal Pal Rang Kishore Kumar Indeevar

With this post today, ‘Zameen Aasmaan’ of 1972 makes its debut on the blog.

Let us review the list of movies of 1972 alphabetically after adding today’s movie which is the 129th film in the alphabetical list of films of 1972, as per Geet Kosh. For brevity the list given below includes the list of movies missing on the blog and list of all movies from the last post “Hai Jo Teri Tamanna Hai Wohi Meri Tamanna” from movie ‘Ustaad Mera Naam’ (which is the 125th in list) to today’s movie song-post.

Sl. No. Movie Title Director Music Director Passed by Censor Board No of Songs on the Blog No of Songs as per HFGK
1 Aakraant Girish Vaidya Jagat Singh 07.12.1972 0 No Information
17 Bachche Mere Saathi TN Babu MS Vishwanathan 17.11.1972 Songs Not Available 6
24 Bharat Darshan Khwaja Ahmed Abbas Jaidev 04.11.1972 0 No Information
45 Fighter Sheela Vijay Not Mentioned 07.10.1972 0 No Information
50 Gunfighter Johny KSR Das Aadi Narayan Rao 25.03.1972 Songs Not Available 5
53 Hunterwaali KS Reddi Satyam 02.09.1972 Songs Not Available 5
54 Jaadoo Nagari Vednatham Roghaviya Aadi Narayan Rao 05.06.1972 0 No Information
68 Lady James Bond KSR Das Satyam 11.07.1972 Songs Not Available 5
73 Maayaa Darpan Kumar T Shahni Bhaskar Chandavarkar 12.12.1972 0 No Information
81 Miss Chaalbaaz (Tingoo Agent 000) Ravi Rajan-Nagendra 27.11.1972 Songs Not Available 4
95 Raajdhaani Express BJ Patel L Chakravarty 04.03.1972 Songs Not Available 5
126 Victoria No  203 Brij Kalyanji Anandji 21.11.1972 4 4
127 Wafaa Ramanna Lakshmikant Pyaarelal 30.03.1972 1 5
128 Ye Gulistan Hamaara Atmaram SD Burman 30.12.1972 7 7
129 Zameen Aasmaan A Veerappan Kishore Kumar 10.07.1972 Making its debut today 6
130 Zaroorat BR Ishaara Brij Bhushan 18.03.1972 No Songs No Songs
131 Zindagi Zindagi Tapan Sinha SD Burman 19.08.1972 7 7

*Notes:

  1. Songs for ‘Bachche Mere Saathi’, ‘Gunfighter Johnny’, ‘Hunterwaali’, ‘Lady James Bond’, ‘Miss Chaalbaaz’ (Tingoo Agent 000) and ‘Rajdhani Express’ seem to be unavailable as of now.
  2. There is no information about the songs in HFGK Vol-V (1971-1980) for the movies – ‘Aakraant’, ‘Bharat Darshan’, ‘Fighter Sheela’, ‘Jaadu Nagari’ and ‘Maaya Darpan’ as mentioned above.

So, with the addition of today’s movie, we have added all the ‘so far’ missing movies (of which the songs are available) from the year 1972 on the blog. This year i.e. 2022, we are celebrating the fifty years of 1972 movies. We have brought on and discussed at a glance 20 movies that were missing from our blog, and for which songs are available. Also, the 21st such movie of 1972 viz., ‘Kavi Sammelan’ is being discussed as a separate series, bringing in all the available ‘poetry based’ songs of that movie.

Today’s song is a special song as this song is sung by the legendary Lata Mangeshkar under the baton of Kishore Kumar – the music director. I think this is the only song she sung under the baton of Kishore Kumar (hope I am correct). The song is lip-synced on screen by Yogeeta Bali. (Other than Yogeeta Bali we can see a dog and a horse in the picturisation of this song). Lyrics are by Indeevar and music is composed by Kishore Kumar.

I would request knowledgeable readers to kindly throw light on this movie and its songs.

Let us now listen to the today’s song, and welcome ‘Zameen Aasmaan-1972’ on the blog.

Video

Audio

Song – Na Ro Ae Mere Dil Yahaan (Zameen Aasmaan) (1972) Singer – Lata Mangeshkar, Lyrics – Indeevar, MD – Kishore Kumar

Lyrics

na ro ae mere dil yahaan

na ro ae mere dil yahaan
tera nahin ye jahaan
fursat kise hai ae
samjhe jo koi
tere aansuon ki zubaan
na ro ae mere dil yahaan
tera nahin ye jahaan
fursat kise hai
samjhe jo koi
tere aansuon ki zubaan
na ro ae mere dil yahaan

deewaani duniya rishte dilon ke
daulat se kyon jodti hai
deewaani duniya rishte dilon ke
daulat se kyon jodti hai
samaajon ke jhoothe rivaazon ki khaatir
apnon ke dil todti hai
koi nahin saath dega aa
sab to hai parchhaiaan
aa aa koi nahin saath dega aa
sab to hai parchhaiaan
aisa gar hai jahaan
to jeene ke qaabil kahaan
fursat kise hai ae
samjhe jo koi
tere aansuon ki zubaan
na ro ae mere dil yahaan

aise jahaan mein rahe koi kaise
lage pyaar par jis mein pehre
aise jahaan mein rahe koi kaise
lage pyaar par jis mein pehre
gila auron se kya lagaaye hain dil par
apnon hi ne ghaav gehre
kho ja andheron mein aise ae ae
jaise gagan mein dhuaan
aa aa aa kho jaa andheron mein aise
jaise gagan mein dhuaan
zaroorat hai teri kisey
mita de tu apna nishaan
fursat kise hai ae
samjhe jo koi
tere aansuon ki zubaan

na ro ae mere dil yahaan
na ro ae mere dil yahaan
tera nahin ye jahaan
fursat kise hai ae ae
samjhe jo koi
tere aansuon ki zubaan
tere aansuon ki zubaan

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir Kapur)
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ना रो ए मेरे दिल यहाँ

ना रो ए मेरे दिल यहाँ
तेरा नहीं ये जहाँ
फुर्सत किसे है
समझे जो कोई
तेरे आंसुओं की ज़ुबान
ना रो ए मेरे दिल यहाँ
तेरा नहीं ये जहाँ
फुर्सत किसे है
समझे जो कोई
तेरे आंसुओं की ज़ुबान
ना रो ए मेरे दिल यहाँ

दीवानी दुनिया रिश्ते दिलों के
दौलत से क्यों जोड़ती है
दीवानी दुनिया रिश्ते दिलों के
दौलत से क्यों जोड़ती है
समाजों के झूठे रिवाजों की खातिर
अपनों के दिल तोड़ती है
कोई नहीं साथ देगा॰॰आ
सब तो हैं परछाइयाँ
आ आ आ कोई नहीं साथ देगा
सब तो हैं परछाइयाँ
ऐसा गर है जहाँ
तो जीने के काबिल कहाँ
फुर्सत किसे है
समझे जो कोई
तेरे आंसुओं की ज़ुबान
ना रो ए मेरे दिल यहाँ

ऐसे जहाँ में रहे कोई कैसे
लगे प्यार पर जिस में पहरे
ऐसे जहाँ में रहे कोई कैसे
लगे प्यार पर जिस में पहरे
गिला औरों से क्या
लगाए हैं दिल पर
अपनों ही ने घाव गहरे
खो जा अँधेरों में ऐसे॰॰ए
जैसे गगन में धुआँ
ज़रूरत है तेरी किसे
मिटा दे तू अपना निशां
फुर्सत किसे है
समझे जो कोई
तेरे आंसुओं की ज़ुबान

ना रो ए मेरे दिल यहाँ

ना रो ए मेरे दिल यहाँ
तेरा नहीं ये जहाँ
फुर्सत किसे है
समझे जो कोई
तेरे आंसुओं की ज़ुबान
तेरे आंसुओं की ज़ुबान

 


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

Blog Day :

4923 Post No. : 16758 Movie Count :

4560

#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 157 # Missing Films of 1972 -02#
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Today’s song is from the movie ‘Bahaaron Phool Barsaao’. This movie is a making a debut on the blog today, and it is one of the movies from the year 1972 that was missing from the blog till now. Alphabetically this is the eighteenth movie of 1972 as per HFGK Vol-V (1971-1980).

Following is the alphabetical list of the first 18 movies of 1972, along with the blog status.

 

S. No. Movie Title Director Music Director Passed by Censor Board No of Songs on the Blog No of Songs as per HFGK
1 Aakraant Girish Vaidya Jagat Singh 07.12.1972 0 No Information
2 Aanbaan Prakash Mehra Shankar-Jaikishan 15.04.1972 6 6
3 Aankh Michouli Ramanna Shankar-Jaikishan 26.04.1972 2 5
4 Aankhon Aankhon Mein Raghunath Jhalani Shankar-Jaikishan 05.04.1972 6 6
5 Achchhaa Buraa Mohammad Hussain Rajkamal 05.07.1972 1 4
6 Annadaataa Asit Sen Salil Chaudhary 19.04.1972 6 6
7 Anokhaa Daan Asit Sen Salil Chaudhary 22.12.1972 5 5
8 Anokhaa Milan Jagannath Chatterjee Salil Chaudhary 26.06.1972 2 2
9 Anokhi Pehchaan Satyen Bose Kalyanji-Anandji 17.08.1972 1 5
10 Anuraag Shakti Samanta S.D. Burman 22.11.1972 6 5
11 Aparaadh Feroz Khan Kalyanji-Anandji 18.04.1972 2 5
12 Apnaa Desh Jambu R.D. Burman 28.03.1972 6 6
13 Baabul Ki Galiyaan Satya Dev Narang Ravi 01.08.1972 2 5
14 Baankelaal Ratan Kumar Pardesi 30.08.1972 1 8
15 Baawarchi Hrishikesh Mukherjee Madan Mohan 30.06.1972 6 6
16 Baazigar Thakur Karunesh Sapan-Jagmohan 05.08.1972 2 4
17 Bachche Mere Saathi T.N. Babu M.S. Vishwanathan 17.11.1972 Songs Not Available 6
18 Bahaaron Phool Barsaao Umesh Mathur Rajan Pal 05.03.1972 Making a debut today 6

From the above table we can see that the songs for the very first movie of 1972 are so far not available. This movie is ‘Aakraant’.

Thereafter the fifth movie ‘Achchhaa Buraa’ has been introduced by us on the blog on 07.01.2022 and that takes us to next missing movie on the blog which is ‘Bachche Mere Saathi’. This movie is the seventeenth movie in this list alphabetically. I could not find the songs for this movie ‘Bachche Mere Saathi’ and I would request knowledgeable readers to throw light on this movie and its songs.

That brings us to the next movie which is ‘Bahaaron Phool Barsaao’. Today we introduce this movie from 1972 . I was not earlier aware of the songs of this movie and so far listened this today’s song while noting it down only.

Today’s movie ‘Bahaaron Phool Barsaao’ was directed by Umesh Mathur for Vasant Neerja Pictures, Bombay. The star cast of the film includes Anjana, Dheeraj Kumar, Sulochana, Sujata, Manvendra Chitnis, Roopali, Neelam, Pal Sharma, Radheshyam, Satyajit, Mubarak, Pardesi, Ved Bhushan, Nandu Rathi, Indira Bansal, Chandrima Bhaduri, Dhoomal, Master Sonu and others.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 05.03.1972.

This movie has six songs, and all are written by Qamar Jalalabadi. Music for this movie is composed by Rajan Pal. His name is new for me. From the  HFGK listings, it appears that this is the only film for which he has provided the music. I would request knowledgeable readers to throw light on him.

The list of songs in this movie is as given below (as provided in HFGK).

S. No. Song Title Singer/s
01 Jo tum chaahte ho tumhen bhool jaayen Suman Kalyanpur
02 Rangeen thha mera pyaar abhi kal ki baat hai Yash Trikha
03 Sun sun sun o gulaab ki kali Mahendra Kapoor, Krishna Kalle, Yash Trikha.
04 Kitne hai piye jaam mujhe yaad nahin Yash Trikha
05 Suno ek baat sanam, man tora ishq Asha Bhonsle
06 O dharti ke chaand, laal mere so jaa Asha Bhonsle

Today’s song is sung by Suman Kalyanpur, and it is a nice song to listen.

I would request knowledgeable readers to throw more light on this movie and picturisation of the songs from this movie.

Let us now listen to the today’s song of which only the audio is available …

With this song the movie ‘Bahaaro Phool Barsaao’ makes its debut on the blog 😊

Song – Jo Tum Chaahte Ho Tumhen Bhool Jaayen (Bahaaro Phool Barsaao) (1972) Singer – Suman Kalyanpur, Lyrics – Qamar Jalaalabaadi, MD – Rajan Pal

Lyrics

jo tum chaahte ho
tumhen bhool jaayen ae
to yaadon se kehdo ke
wo bhi naa aayen ae ae
jo tum chaahte ho
tumhen bhool jaayen ae

jahaan milke gaaye thhe
ulfat ke naghme ae
jahaan milke gaaye ae thhe
ulfat ke naghme ae ae
wo manzar tujhe de rahe hain
sadaaien
to yaadon se kehdo ke
wo bhi naa aayen
jo tum chaahte ho
tumhen bhool jaayen ae

mitey ham to kya hai ae
sadaa khush raho tum
mitey ham to kya hai ae
sadaa khush raho tum
hamaare labon par
yahin hai duaayen
to yaadon se kehdo ke
wo bhi naa aayen
jo tum chaahte ho
tumhen bhool jaayen ae
tumhen bhool jaayen ae
tumhen bhool jaayen ae

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir Kapur)
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जो तुम चाहते हो
तुम्हें भूल जाएँ
तो यादों से कह दो के
वो भी ना आयें
जो तुम चाहते हो
तुम्हें भूल जाएँ

जहां मिल के गाये थे
उलफत के नग़में
जहां मिल के गाये थे
उलफत के नग़में
वो मंज़र तुम्हें दे रहे हैं सदाएँ
तो यादों से कह दो के
वो भी ना आयें
जो तुम चाहते हो
तुम्हें भूल जाएँ

मिटे हम तो क्या है
सदा खुश रहो तुम
मिटे हम तो क्या है
सदा खुश रहो तुम
हमारे लबों पर
यही हैं दुआएं
तो यादों से कह दो के
वो भी ना आयें
जो तुम चाहते हो
तुम्हें भूल जाएँ
तुम्हें भूल जाएँ
तुम्हें भूल जाएँ


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

Blog Day :

4702 Post No. : 16406 Movie Count :

4458

The other day, Madhuri Dixit’s birthday was celebrated on the blog and it inevitably reminded me of many of her songs. This is one song from the film ‘Ram Lakhan’ (1989), which is never out of mind, though has been out of sight for many years now. This was in 1989, and my mother and elder sister were already fans of Anil Kapoor. I was not a fan and would call him some uncharitable names, not unprintable but will not mention here. The era of seeing every Amitabh Bachchan film was over, and Subhash Ghai, the producer director of this film was a big name. He was so big that he got to name a few of his heroines, rechristen them literally. Meenakshi, Madhuri and Manisha, Mahima etc. He was fixated or superstitious about naming the heroines beginning with the letter ‘M’. I have seen very few Anil Kapoor songs appearing in the blog. Some newer songs are here, but the many films he did in his earlier period, especially of his jodi with Jackie Shroff, are not here at all. Same is the case with Madhuri Dixit.

Film magazines like Stardust and Filmfare, were still the popular medium of reading and gaining knowledge, useful as well as not so useful. I can say for sure that it has been decades, since I have seen a film magazine in any language. Even doctor’s dispensaries don’t have them. I personally don’t know anyone who buys/reads any such magazines, or if they grace the center-table in any living rooms nowadays. Quite a fall for these publications really. Absence of television has helped, so that I am not even aware of the winners of Filmfare awards these days.

The song in question is a well composed, written and sung, sort of a filmy situation ‘bhakti’ song. Madhuri Dixit is the highlight, as only she could be. Laxmikant-Pyarelal have given a dekho, a ‘retro’ of ‘Pakeeza’ soundtrack and their own ‘Sargam’ soundtrack in the interlude music. The team of Anand Bakshi & L-P were a pro at creating such situational songs. And Lata Mangeshkar was still the backbone of any L-P score, be it the films of the South or Bombay.

What is happening here is the engagement party of Madhuri Dixit, sort of, with Amrish Puri’s son. Jackie Shroff is a police officer, playing the title role of Ram and Anil Kapoor is the younger brother Lakhan. Madhuri is forced to accept this alliance by her father Anupam Kher, with no help from Anil Kapoor, who is away on training as Police Inspector. So, when Madhuri is asked to perform in front of the guests, she starts the bhajan, remonstrating with the Almighty, and complaining to Ram present in the party, directly. Another highlight of the song is the way Jackie Shroff is seen to be preening (in his fine feathers) almost, as the addressee and the brother of Lakhan.

Anyway, when it is Lata Mangeshkar, who is crooning “Ho Ram ji ee eee”, and Madhuri Dixit is on screen, performing, who can stay unmoved.

Video

Audio

Song – O Ram Ji. . . Bada Dukh Deena Tere Lakhan Ne (Ram Lakhan) (1989), Singer – Lata Mangeshkar, Lyrics – Anand Bakshi, MD – Lakshmikant Pyarelal
Anupam Kher
Chorus

Lyrics (Based on the Audio Version)

sa ga re
ga sa sa
ga re
sa ga re
ga ga re
re ma pa ni sa
sa ga ma dha pa
ni re ga ma ma ma
re ma pa
sa ga re
ri ni sa
sa sa sa sa sa aa aa

ho raam ji ee eee
badaa dukh deenaa
tere lakhan ne ea
bada dukh deenaa
tere lakhan ne ea ea
bada dukh deenaa
sudh budh bisraayi
meri neend churaayi
mera mushkil kar diya jeenaa aa
badaa dukh deenaa
tere lakhan ne ea ea
bada dukh deenaa
ho raam ji ee eeea
badaa dukh deenaa

wo deepak hai
main jyoti hoon
wo deepak hai
main jyoti hoon
wo hanstaa hai ea ea
main roti hoon
hmmm mmmm
mmmmm mmmmm
mere pyaar ki qadar
usse hogi magar
mujhe zehar padegaa peena aa aa
badaa dukh deenaa aa
bada dukh deenaa
tere lakhan ne ea
bada dukh deenaa

meri ankhiyaan
mere sapne
meri ankhiyaan an
mere sapne
le gayaa sab kuchh
saathh wo apne ea
hmmm mmmm
mmmmm mmmmm
ye jaan nigodi
jaane kaahe ko chhodi
chhaliye ne sab kuchh chheena aa aa
badaa dukh deenaa aa
bada dukh deenaa
tere lakhan ne ea
bada dukh deenaa

ga ga re sa

ra ga ma pa

ga ma pa

pa ma ga

ga saa

aaa aaaaa
aa aaaaa aaaaa
sun kar meri raam duhaayi
ho oo ooo
sun kar meri raam duhaayi
dekho wo
aayaa harjaayi
aaa aaa aaaa
aaaaa aaaaa
nirmohi ye kaisa
jo main jaanti aisa aa
to main karti pyaar kabhi naa
badaa dukh deenaa
tere lakhan ne ea
bada dukh deenaa aa
badaa dukh deenaa

arrey kis lakhan ki baat karti ho tum

lakhan ne lakhan ne
mere lakhan ne
hmmm mmmm
mmmmm mmmmm
sajan ne sajan ne
mere sajan ne
hmmm mmmm
mmmmm mmmmm
sajno ke sajan ne
mere lakhan ne
hmmm mmmm
mmmmm mmmmm
hmmm mmmm
mmmmm mmmmm
aaaa aaaaaa
aaaaaa aaaaaa
lakhan ne lakhan ne
aaaaa aaaaaa
lakhan ne lakhan ne
aaaaa aaaaaa
lakhan ne lakhan ne
aaaaaa aaaaaa
lakhan ne lakhan ne
aaaaaaa aaaaa
aaaaaaaa


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

Blog Day:

4698 Post No. : 16390

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This Week, That Year – 6
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23May – 29May, 2011

The seven days in May 2011, from 23rd to 29th. I am sure the world was extremely busy, as it always is, and there would be no dearth of info about what the then current trends and news were. Seems like this week was kind of low key and ordinary in terms of world events. But let us not go there. 🙂

Let us take on the story of that week, on our blog. Let us do the numbers first, and then I will take the readers through some very interesting details about the films that featured during that week.

It was kind of a slow week, by the then current standards. We had two dot days and just 21 posts. A super number comparing to what we are going through at current times. But with the then norm of 40+ posts in a normal week, this week was definitely slow. An average of 3 posts per day, or 4 posts in case we discount the dot days.

20 films got showcased that week, which means that in 21 posts, there is only one case of a film appearing twice. So 20 films and 21 posts, with the 1977 film ‘Aakhiri Sajda’ contributing two songs. Of the 20 films, no less than 9 were debut songs – films making their first appearance on the blog. The films making their debut that week are

Kaarwaan e Hayaat (1935)
Wahaan (1937)
Dr Kotnis Ki Amar Kahaani (1946)
Pagle (1950)
Geet Gaaya Pattharon Ne (1964)
Baawarchi (1972)
Sankalp (1974)
Faaslaa (1974)
Aakhri Sajdaa (197)7

As far has completion report is concerned, we had one film celebrate its entry into the Yippeee club. The 1957 film ‘Do Aankhen Barah Haath’ completed its list of songs contributed to the blog.

Also, in the 21 posts, total of 23 songs were included. This happens with we have a multi version song, and both (or all) versions of the song are accommodated in the same post. In this week, we had two posts that had 2 songs each, making a total of 23.

In terms of the decades covered, the data is as follows,

1930s   4
1940s   6
1950s   4
1960s   1
1970s   6

Yes, me too, am surprised to see just one film appearing for 1960s. But well, it is what it is.

No milestones got breached this week. In the previous week on 17th May, the blog had celebrated its 3900th song. So this week remained quiet uneventful on the milestones front.

Here is the week’s data in table form.

Blog Ten Year Challenge (2011-2021) Series
Sl.No. Movie Name Year HFGK NoS ASAD NoS Possible UT Deb/Yip Milestone Film Status Pending
23-May-11
1 Shama 1946 10 8 1 Pending-c 1 + 1 UT
2 Wahaan 1937 7 1 D Pending 6
3 Baawarchi 1972 6 5 D Pending 1
4 Sankalp 1974 4 4 D Yippeee’d
5 Faaslaa 1974 4 1 D Pending 3
24-May-11
1 Dhoop Chhaaon 1935 10 9 Pending 1
2 Haatim Tai 1956 9 6 Pending 3
3 Paakeezah 1971 10 9 Pending 1
4 Aakhri Sajdaa 1977 5 5 D Yippeee’d
25-May-11
1 Kaarwaan e Hayaat 1935 10 7 D Pending 3
2 Dr Kotnis Ki Amar Kahaani 1946 7 3 D Pending 4
3 Do Aankhen Baarah Haath 1957 6 6 Y Yippeee’d
4 Geet Gaaya Pattharon Ne 1964 9 6 D Pending 3
26-May-11
[No Posts]
27-May-11
1 Bhakt Soordas 1942 15 14 1 Yc 1 UT
2 Pagle 1950 9 7 D Pending 2
3 Afsaanaa 1951 9 9 Yippeee’d
4 Narsinh Avtaar 1949 11 4 1 Pending-c 6+ 1 UT
5 Aakhri Sajdaa 1977 5 5 Yippeee’d
28-May-11
1 Street Singer 1938 13 12 1 Yc 1 UT
2 Uddhaar 1949 9 4 1 Pending-c 4+ 1 UT
3 Laila Majnu 1953 13 13 Yippeee’d
29-May-11
[No Posts]

In one of he earlier episodes of this series, I have introduce the idea of ‘Ut’ songs, or possibly untraceable songs. Let us review the status and implications of this idea, for this week’s posts.

On 23rd May 2011, the first film in order of posting is ‘Shama’ of 1946. As I check the status of the songs of this film, it has total of 10 songs listed. 8 of these 10 are already on our blog. However, 1 song can be termed as untraceable. The film is available in public domain. The song at serial no. 9 – “Wo Chal Diye Phir Aag Kaleje Mein Laga Kar” was not released on gramophone record, and neither it is contained in the film that is available. That leaves one more song available for posting, after which was will be in a position to declare this film conditionally Yippeee’d.

The films ‘Wahaan’ of 1937 and ‘Faasla’ of 1974, both made their debut on 23rd May 2011. And have never been heard of again. Their tally stands at 1 song, even after a passage of one decade. Then we have ‘Sankalp’ from 1974, which has since been Yippeee’d. And the film ‘Baawarchi’ from 1972 – after accounting for the song posted earlier today, the film’s tally is now at 5 out of a total of 6 song, with just one more song remaining for the film to be declared as Yippeee’d.

The first film in the order of posting, on 24th May 2011 is ‘Dhoop Chhaon’ from 1935. This film is just one shy of reaching the Yippeee status. The last remaining song is available in public domain – “Aaj Mero Ghar Mohan Aayo”, sung by KC Dey. The second film, ‘Hatim Tai’ of 1956 has 3 songs more to be posted, and all are available. The fourth film that day – ‘Aakhiri Sajda’, had made its debut that day, and it has since been Yippeee’d.

Now we come to an interesting and difficult film to discuss – ‘Paakeezah’ of 1971. Geet Kosh lists 9 songs for this film. Of these, 6 are full songs in their individual capacity. All these songs are composed by music director Ghulam Mohammed. The remaining three songs, composed by Naushad Sb, are actually thumris that appear in the film as background songs. And they do not appear fully. The problem we face is that actually in the film there are many more of these background thumris. On the blog Nahm ji has already posted one such unlisted thumri – “Dekh To Dil Ke Jaan Se Uthhta Hai“. Checking on the internet, there are articles available that list many thumris, all of which are partially played in the film, in background. A good article is “The Lost Thumris of Paakeezah“.

There is another interesting aspect to this film. It is now known that actually, many more songs were recorded than are present in the film. In fact, the erstwhile HMV company has also released another LP titled ‘Paakeezah Rang Barang’ in 1977, which contains 9 additional songs, all composed by Ghulam Mohammed, all recorded for the film, and later were not included in the film. It has many interesting tracks including the female solo version of the song “Chalo Dildar Chalo” in the voice of Lata Mangeshkar. None of these have as yet made their appearance on the blog.

If we consider all the above, then the total songs that were recorded for ‘Paakezah’ is more than 20. It is going to be a very interesting follow up on how to handle this film, moving forward. Decidedly, this film has not yet been Yippeee’s in the true sense.

Also on 24th May 2011, the film ‘Aakhiri Sajda’ made its debut. This is technically the last film for which music director Sajjad Husain has composed the music. The five songs of this film were posted in quick succession between 24th May and 9th June. In just about two weeks, this film got Yippeee’d. I need to check whether this is a record of some sort.

25th May 2011 is an interesting day in blog history. On this day, four films were featured. Three of these films made their debut and one film got Yippeee’d. The first film listed on this day is ‘Kaarwaan e Hayaat’ (1935), which is followed by three films of actor director V Shantaram viz.’Dr. Kotnis Ki Amar Kahaani’ (1948), ‘Do Aankhen Barah Haath’ (1957), and ‘Geet Gaya Patharon Ne’ (1964). Of these, ‘Do Aankhen Barah Haath’ was Yippeee’d that day, and the other three made their debut.  For the three films pending, all songs are available. And possibly for ‘Kaarwaan e Hayaat’ we may have more than the 10 songs listed in GK, after the film itself has been discovered and made available in public domain.

After a dot day on 26th May 2011, 5 songs are posted on 27th May. Of the five films that are featured that day, ‘Pagle’ (1950) made its debut. Further, we have an interesting situation for two films – ‘Bhakt Surdas’ (1942) and ‘Narsinh Avtar’ (1949). Both have one song each that is not traceable, at least not yet. In fact, the film ‘Bhakt Surdas’ can already be declared conditionally Yippeee’d – all available songs (14 out of the listed 15) are now posted on the blog. There have been rumors abound for some years now that copy of this film has surfaced, and it might be available with a collector in Canada. This info has not been confirmed so far, and the film itself has not yet surfaced in public domain.

An interesting side note for the 1951 film ‘Afsaana’, already Yippeee’d. Three films by this title were released – in 1938, 1951 and 1966. The 1938 film ‘Madhur Milan’ has an alternate title ‘Afsaana’. No songs of this film are listed as available. The interesting thing is that there is one more film by the same title, that is listed in Geet Kosh, in the unreleased films category. It has a whopping 12 songs listed as recorded, and all are available in public domain. This film has not yet made debut on our blog.

Then we come to 28th May 2011. Three songs are posted. The film ‘Laila Majnu’ of 1953 is already Yippeee’d. The other two films are in the same situation – both films have one song that is untraceable in public domain. By the same yardstick, the 1938 film ‘Street Singer’ may be declared conditionally Yippeee’d – 12 of the 13 songs are already posted.

29th May 2011 is a dot day.

That completed the week’s posts.

A day late, maybe. I am using one pending song from the 1949 film ‘Uddhaar’ for today’s post. The film has a total of 9 songs, of which 4 are posted. Here is the fifth song of this film, in the voice of Lata Mangeshkar. The song is penned by Narendra Sharma and the music is by Vasant Desai. I desist from giving more details about the film and the song here, as the article already has become quite long. Maybe in another later post of one of the songs of this film.

All in all, a very interesting week it has been. We have identified two films that can already qualify for conditional Yippeee status. And have raised a few interesting questions about the film ‘Paakeezah’.

Let us now get going with the song from ‘Udhhaar’. The lyrics for this song have been provided by Prakash ji.

Song – Rangeen Gagan Peeche Chhoota  (Uddhaar) (1949) Singer – Lata Mangeshkar, Lyrics – Narendra Sharma, MD – Vasant Desai

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

rangeen gagan peechey ae chhoota
rangeen gagan peechhey ae chhoota
anuraag aur armaanon kaa..aaa
rangeen gagan peechhey ae chhoota
o saaqi
raaj hansini kaa..aa
o saaqi
raaj hansini kaa..aa
sukh sapnon se naataa tootaa
rangeen gagan peechhey ae chhoota

beh gaye ashq reh gayee aag
beh gaye ashq reh gayee aag
shabnam se sholay uthey jaag
naahak apne hi haathon se
hamne naseeb apnaa lootaa
anuraag aur armaanon kaa..aaa
rangeen gagan peechhey chhoota

kachchi tehni aur nanhi kali
kachchi tehni aur nanhi kali
gul heen ke haathon gayee..ee chhali
dil naazuk phool ke pyaaley sa
dil naazuk phool ke pyaaley sa
ek thokar lagte hi tootaa
anuraag aur armaanon kaa..aaa
rangeen gagan peechhey ae chhoota
o saaqi
raaj hansini kaa..aa
sukh sapnon se naataa toota
rangeen gagan peechhey chhoota

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir Kapur)
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रंगीन गगन पीछे छूटा
रंगीन गगन पीछे छूटा
अनुराग और अरमानों का
रंगीन गगन पीछे छूटा
ओ साक़ी
राज हंसिनी का
ओ साक़ी
राज हंसिनी का
सुख सपनों से नाता टूटा
रंगीन गगन पीछे छूटा

बह गए अश्क़ रह गई आग
बह गए अश्क़ रह गई आग
शबनम से शोले उठे जाग
नाहक अपने ही हाथों से
हमने नसीब अपना लूटा
अनुराग और अरमानों का
रंगीन गगन पीछे छूटा

कच्ची टहनी और नई कली
कच्ची टहनी और नई कली
गुल हीं के हाथों गई छली
दिल नाज़ुक फूल के प्याले सा
दिल नाज़ुक फूल के प्याले सा
एक ठोकर लगते ही टूटा
अनुराग और अरमानों का
रंगीन गगन पीछे छूटा
ओ साक़ी
राज हंसिनी का
सुख सपनों से नाता टूटा
रंगीन गगन पीछे छूटा


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

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Remembrance Day   —    Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar (of Laxmikant-Pyarelal)

Today is the 23rd remembrance day of Laxmikant S. Kudalkar one half of the music composer duo fondly known as L-P.  They were the sole torch bearers by 1988, of the melodious music of the golden era of HFM.   Though RD Burman was still around, but doing very few films.  L-P it seems never took a breather, till the demise of  Laxmikant on 25.05.1998.  I personally don’t know of any instance where Pyarelal composed a film score alone.

Laxmikant–Pyarelal received won 7 awards and 15 nominations for best music direction in the Filmfare awards.

Filmfare Award for Best Music Director– Won

1965 Dosti
1968 Milan
1970 Jeene Ki Raah
1978 Amar Akbar Anthony
1979 Satyam Shivam Sundaram
1980 Sargam
1981 Karz

They have composed close to 3000 songs out of which 896 are posted.  So the tally is so close to 900 mark.   Today is actually Remembrance Day of Sunil Dutt also.  I could have easily found a song by L-P featuring Sunil Dutt to post, but I was reminded of this wonderful group song from ‘Tezaab’ in a video forward in the family group.

Belgaum city has been put under strict lock down for the extended weekend from Friday to Monday.  The video is maybe shot last year showing empty streets, markets and by-lanes of the city.  It was moving very fast, so I failed to recognise much of the blurred views. This song from ‘Tezaab’ 1988 was playing in the background, so I decided to do this song post.  I have always liked the song for the humming in the background, and night journey in the battered vehicle with a broken wind shield.  Chunky Pandey and his friends are singing this song.  While sad looking Madhuri Dixit and Anil Kapoor are trying to enjoy their antics.  Second stanza is filmed on these two with background singing by Alka Yagnik and Shabbir Kumar.  Nitin Mukesh is giving playback to Chunky Pandey.

Peevesie’s Mom would have liked to post this as Chunky Pandey’s song, I suspect.  But I have it as a night song from ‘Tezaab’ by Nitin Mukesh.  That’s how I remembered it and had thought of including it in the ‘Chaandni Raatien’ series.  But since there is no moon visible here, nor it is mentioned in the song, so desisted.

The other day after reading Madhuri’s birthday post on 15th May, I remembered many songs.  Even started one post for a Madhuri song, but could not complete it.  That one is also a hit L-P score.  But for now, that song will have to wait.

For a five-minute song, this is having only 2 stanza’s.  So, I looked for audio version, thinking that it may have an extra stanza.  But there is no extra stanza in the audio version, which is slightly longer with repetition of mukhda.

So, let’s enjoy this hummable, slow, melodious, pensive, meaningful song, written by Javed Akhtar.

And remember Laxmikant Kudalkar, the musician.

Video

Audio

Song – So Gaya Ye Jahaan, So Gaya Aasmaan (Tezaab) (1988), Singer – Nitin Mukesh, Alka Yagnik, Shabbir Kumar, Lyrics – Javed Akhtar, MD – Lakshmikant Pyarelal
Chorus

Lyrics

hmmm mmmmmm
hmmm mmmmmm
hmmm mmmmmm
hmmm mmmmmm

so gaya ye jahaan
so gaya aasmaan
so gaya ye jahaan
so gaya aasmaan
so gayeen een
hain saari manzilien
o saari manzilein
so gayaa hai rastaa
so gaya ye jahaan (hmmmm)
so gaya aasmaan (hmmmm)
so gayeen een (hmmmm)
hain saari manzilien (hmmmm)
o saari manzilein (hmmmm)
so gayaa hai rast aa(hmmmm)
so gaya ye jahaan (hmmmm)
so gaya aasmaan (hmmmm)

raat aayi to wo jin ke ghar thhe
wo ghar ko gaye so gaye
raat aayi to ham jaise
awaara phir nikle
raahon mein aur kho gaye
raat aayi to wo jin ke ghar thhe
wo ghar ko gaye so gaye
raat aayi to ham jaise
awaara phir nikle
raahon mein aur kho gaye
iss gali uss gali
iss nagar uss nagar
jaayen bhi to kahaan
jaana chaahein agar
ho oo so gayeen een (hmmmm)
hain saari manzilien (hmmmm)
o saari manzilein
so gayaa hai rastaa
so gaya ye jahaan
so gaya aasmaan
so gaya ye jahaan
so gaya aasmaan

kuchh meri suno
kuchh apni kaho
ho paas to aise ea
chup na raho o
ham paas bhi hain
aur door bhi hain
azaad bhi hain
majboor bhi hain
kyun pyar ka mausam
beet gayaa
kyun ham se zamaana
jeet gayaa aa
har ghadi mera dil
gham ke ghere mein hai ea
zindagi door tak ab
andhere mein hai
andhere mein hai ea ea
andhere mein hai

ho so gayeen een
hain saari manzilien
o saari manzilein en
so gayaa hai rastaa
so gaya ye jahaan (hmmmm)
so gaya aasmaan (hmmmm)
so gaya ye jahaan (hmmmm)
so gaya aasmaan (hmmmm)

hmmm mmmmmm
hmmm mmmmmm
hmmm mmmmmm
hmmm mmmmmm

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Hindi Script Lyrics
(Provided by Sudhir)
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हम्ममम म्ममममम
हम्ममम म्ममममम
हम्ममम म्ममममम
हम्ममम म्ममममम

सो गया ये जहां
सो गया आसमान
सो गया ये जहां
सो गया आसमान
सो गईं॰॰॰
हैं सारी मंज़िलें
सो गया है रस्ता
सो गया ये जहां (हम्ममम)
सो गया आसमान (हम्ममम)
सो गईं॰॰॰ (हम्ममम)
हैं सारी मंज़िलें (हम्ममम)
ओ सारी मंज़िलें (हम्ममम)
सो गया है रस्ता (हम्ममम)
सो गया ये जहां (हम्ममम)
सो गया आसमान (हम्ममम)

रात आई तो वो जिनके घर थे
वो घर को गए सो गए
रात आई तो हम जैसे
आवारा फिर निकले
राहों में और खो गए
इस गली उस गली
इस नगर उस नगर
जाएँ भी कहाँ
जाना चाहें अगर
हो ओ सो गईं॰॰॰ (हम्ममम)
हैं सारी मंज़िलें (हम्ममम)
ओ सारी मंज़िलें
सो गया है रस्ता
सो गया ये जहां
सो गया आसमान
सो गया ये जहां
सो गया आसमान

कुछ मेरी सुनो
कुछ अपनी कहो
हो पास तो ऐसे॰॰॰
चुप न रहो
हम पास भी हैं
और दूर भी हैं
आज़ाद भी हैं
मजबूर भी हैं
क्यूँ प्यार का मौसम
बीत गया
क्यूँ हमसे ज़माना
जीत गया
हर घड़ी मेरा दिल’
ग़म के घेरे में है
ज़िंदगी दूर तक अब
अंधेरे में है
अंधेरे में है॰॰॰
अंधेरे में है

हो सो गईं॰॰॰
हैं सारी मंज़िलें
ओ सारी मंज़िलें
सो गया है रस्ता
सो गया ये जहां (हम्ममम)
सो गया आसमान (हम्ममम)
सो गया ये जहां (हम्ममम)
सो गया आसमान (हम्ममम)

हम्ममम म्ममममम
हम्ममम म्ममममम
हम्ममम म्ममममम
हम्ममम म्ममममम


This article is written by Sadanand Kamath, 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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Screenplay is the first stage when a film is said to be born on paper. A screenplay writer translates the story/script from its literary form to an audio-visual presentation incorporating the ideas of the directors as to how each character is to be presented, the mood of the scenes, the surrounding environments, the stance of dialogue deliveries, the camera angles, lighting etc. Some screenplay writers also incorporate the dialogues. Directors like Satyajit Ray would write the screenplay in sketch form, visually presenting the scenes in each sheet of paper, something like what we used to see RK Laxman’s ‘You Said It’ in newspapers. In other words, screenplay is a complete document, representing a film in a paper format.

In a professional set-up, a director of the film would like to have with him a bound copy of the screenplay, a copy of which he would also handed over to each one of main actors, cinematographer, art director, sound engineer, choreographer, lyricists, music directors etc. before the film’s shooting commences. Some of the directors like Bimal Roy used to follow the system (as revealed by Dilip Kumar in an interview) while directors like Guru Dutt did not give much importance to this system as quite often, he used to make changes in the screenplay at the spur of the moment  while shooting (as revealed by Abrar Alvi in his book, ‘Ten Years With Guru Dutt’). In our office parlance, we can call screenplay as a manual of instructions for all those who are closely associated with the making of a particular film.

From the above description, it is apparent as to how important the role of screenplay writers have in the making of films. Unfortunately, most of the screenplay writers are ‘faceless’ in the sense that their faces seldom appear on the film magazines. It was Salim-Javed, the duo who, as a story, screenplay and dialogue writer, attained the status of stars during 1970s and early 80s and their faces became familiar to most of the cinema-lovers.

I am discussing in this article, one of the most prominent ‘faceless’ screenplay writers, an introvert who kept a low profile despite writing screenplays for many Hindi films for over 3 decades, which became popular. Some of his works attained the classic status such as ‘Parineeta’ (1953), ‘Devdas’ (1955), ‘Sujata’ (1959), ‘Bandini’ (1963), ‘Teesri Kasam’ (1966), ‘Abhiman’ (1971). He is the Bengali novelist and short-story writer, dancer, theatre actor and the director, Nabendu Ghosh who became a screenplay writer by default.

I came to know about Nabendu Ghosh for the first time about 3 years back when I was going through a book ‘Gulzar in Conversations with Nasreen Muni Kabir’ and Gulzar’s many interviews on the newspapers. In the book and the interviews, Gulzar gave credit to Nabendu Ghosh in shaping his career as a screenplay writer. I became interested in knowing him in details only when I came to know that he had made a statement as early as in 1945 that if at all he joined the film industry, it would be only under Bimal Roy. I found this statement surprising because in Bengali literary circle, he had already attained the status of a star writer due to popularity of his novels and short stories.

During the past few days, I have read books and interviews on Nabendu Ghosh given by his colleagues in the film industry, his own interview on Vividh Bharati and the extracts from his Bengali autobiography, ‘Eka Naukar Yatri’ (‘Traveler of the Lonely Boat’) translated in English by his daughter, Ratnottama Sengupta. On the basis of these sources, I have written his profile incorporating the important events in his life which is given below:

Nabendu Bhushan Ghosh (27/03/1916 – 15/12/2007) was born in Dhaka where he did his early schooling. The family shifted to Patna when his father, an advocate started practicing at the Patna High Court. Nabendu continued his secondary school in Patna and continued his college there completing MA in English literature. During his Patna days, Nabendu joined a local theatre group where he acted, mostly in the female role. He also learnt dancing at Uday Shankar’s Almora Cultural Centre.

Nabendu got a job in DIG’s office in Patna. However, during Quit India Movement, he wrote articles against the British rules. For this, he got warning from his sympathetic superiors from the office not to indulge in writing anti-British articles. Instead of heeding their advice, he preferred to resign from the job and shifted to Kolkata in 1944 where his life as a novelist and short story writers began. By the end of 1940s, Nabendu had became a star writer as his novels and short stories were very popular. During this period, he had written stories depicting almost every aspects of life in Bengal – the famine, the tram, the strike, the rationing, communal violence, partitions victims etc.

On a visit to Rajshahi (now in Bangla Desh) sometime in 1945, he watched a Bangla film ‘Udayer Pathe’ (1945) in a theatre. The film had influenced him so much that he took a vow that if he ever become a writer for the films, it would be for Bimal Roy, the director of the film. Probably, this was more like an emotional reaction to the film rather than his serious intention at that time. After a couple of years, Nabendu had a chance meeting with Bimal Roy in Kolkata who was impressed with writings. But it was not until 1951 when Ashok Kumar invited Bimal Roy to direct the film ‘Maa’ (1952) that Bimal Roy thought of taking Nabendu along with him.

Both for Bimal Roy and Nabendu Ghosh, the migration to Mumbai was not by choice but because of the compelling circumstances. With the creation of East Pakistan (now Bangla Desh), the markets for Bangla films and the Bangla novels and short stories had considerably dwindled thanks to the then East Pakistan Government’s policy of suppressing Bangla language in favour of Urdu. What was thought to be a temporary assignment in Mumbai in 1951 became a long creative association between Bimal Roy and Nabendu Ghosh from 1951 to 1966 as a screenplay writer in 9 films besides doing cameo roles in ‘Do Bhiga Zameen’ (1953) and ‘Sujata’ (1959).

During his 3 decades of association with Hindi films, Nabendu Ghosh wrote screenplay for a little over 30 films which included apart from Bimal Roy’s films mentioned above, films like ‘Aar Paar’ (1954), ‘Baadbaan’ (1954), ‘Milap’ (1955), ‘Detective’ (1958), ‘Teesri Kasam’ (1966), ‘Sharafat’ (1970), ‘Laal Pathar’ (1971), ‘Abhiman’ (1973), “Pratigya’ (1975), ‘Ganga Ki Saugandh’ (1978), ‘Krodhi’ (1981) etc. He also directed ‘Trishagni’ (1988) which gave him the National Film Award for the best debut director. Sometime in the middle of his filmy career, he had directed ‘Doctor Babu‘ (based on Phanishwarnath Renu’s story, ‘Maila Aanchal’) with Dharmendra and Jaya Bahaduri in the lead roles and RD Burman as the music director. When 70% of the film was canned, the producer of the film died leaving the film unfinished.

In 1995, he directed a television serial for Doordarshan, ‘Anmol Moti’ on Ashok Kumar. He directed Children Film Society’s ‘Netraheen Sakshi’ and for Ministry of Health, the film ‘Ladkiyaan’ (1997). He was a visiting faculty at FTII and conducted workshops on screenplay writing during 1967 to 1980. During his life time, Nabendu wrote 26 Bengali novels, 18 collections of Bengali short stories and his only English book – ‘Ashok Kumar – His Life and Times’.

Nabendu Ghosh passed away in Kolkata on December 15, 2007 at a ripe age of 91. Nabendu Ghosh’s last novel, ‘Kadam Kadam’ based on the experiences of character actor, Nazir Hussain in INA, was released during his birth centenary year 2016.

If we go through the list of the films for which Nabendu Ghosh wrote screenplays, it would be observed that most of the films were based on stories from literature. His screenplay writings were so powerful that even in respect of women displayed in the films as fallen from the grace from the eyes of the society, the cine audience loved those characters like Chandramukhi in ‘Devdas’ (1955), Kalyani in ‘Bandini’ (1963), Bijli in ‘Chanda Aur Bijli’ (1965), Hirabai in ‘Teesri Kasam’ (1966) and Chandni in ‘Sharafat’ (1970). Raj Kapoor had said after the release of ‘Teesri Kasam’ (1966) that Nabendu Ghosh’s screenplay brought in him the character of  ‘Hiraman’ more than that of Raj Kapoor.

Ratnottama Sengupta, the daughter of Nabendu Ghosh directed one-hour documentary film, ‘And They Made Classic Films’ on the bonding between Bimal Roy and her father based on his interviews. The film was shown at 23rd Kolkata International Film Festival, 2017. One of the interesting anecdotes which Ratnottama Sengupta narrated from the documentary film is –

“On the first day of shoot of ‘Devdas’ (1955), Dilip Kumar was in a tense mood walking up and down on the studio floor. When Nabendu Ghosh asked the reason, Dilip Kumar said that all three are sitting on his shoulders, referring to Pramathesh Barua who directed ‘Devdas’ (1935), KL Saigal who acted in it and Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay who wrote the novel. She said that Nabendu Ghosh buried all three ghosts and painted a fresh picture of Devdas in his screen-play in such a way that even today when we talk of Devads, we think of Dilip Kumar.” [Quoted in an article by Anuj Kumar in ‘The Hindu’, January 5, 2018).

There were some pitfalls in Nabendu Ghosh’s filmy career also. He never got credit for writing screenplay for the film ‘Madhumati’ (1958). In fact, there is no mention of screenplay writer in the credit title of the film. When Guru Dutt selected one of his stories and wanted him to write screenplay for ‘Kaagaz Ke Phool’ (1959) on his story, Nabendu Ghosh declined by saying that he was busy with the screenplay of ‘Sujata’. He gave his story to Guru Dutt requesting him to get the screenplay written by someone else. When the film was released, Nabendu Ghosh was surprised to note that he was not credited in the film as a story writer while Abrar Alvi was duly credited as screenplay and dialogue writer.

‘Baadbaan’ (1954) for which Nabendu Ghosh wrote the screen-play, is regarded as a classic film though the film did not fare well at the box office. Vijay Anand who claimed in an interview at Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, Kolkata in 2003 that he had seen this film 10 times. He regards it as a piece of literature appearing on the screen. It was more of a screenplay writer’s triumph than the director.

I am presenting a song “Thukra Ke Teri Duniya Ko” from ‘Baadbaan’ (1954) which is rendered by Asha Bhosle. The song is written by Indeevar which is set to music by Timir Baran-S K Pal. In this song, Asha Bhosle seems to be trying to sing like Lata Mangeshkar, that too the way Lata has sung in ‘Anarkali’ (1953). Of course, this is my hunch.

Song – Thukra Ke Teri Duniya Ko (Baadbaan) (1954) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Indeewar, MD – Timir Baran, SK Pal

Lyrics

thukra ke teri duniya ko
chaahoon to kar doon choor
magar tere pyaar se hoon majboor
thukra ke teri duniya ko
chaahoon to kar doon choor
magar tere pyaar se hoon majboor
piya teri preet se hoon majboor
 
beh jaaye na teri duniya
aansoo na bahaaungi main
beh jaaye na teri duniya
aansoo na bahaaungi main
meri haaye na tujhko jalaa de
tere paas na aaungi main
mujhe dekhe na teri nazren
dekhe na teri nazren
ho jaaun itni door
magar tere pyaar se hoon majboor
piya teri preet se hoon majboor
 
baddua na dil de baithe
tujh ko na dosh doongi main
baddua na dil de baithe
tujh ko na dosh doongi main
taqdeer ke bair kiya hai
taqdeer se lad loongi main
main tod chalun
main tod chalun ek pal mein
tod chalun ek pal mein
duniya ka har dastoor
magar tere pyar se hoon majboor
piya teri preet se hoom majboor

thukra ke teri duniya ko
chaahun to kar doon choor
magar tere pyaar se hoon majboor
piya teri preet se hoon majboor

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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ठुकरा के तेरी दुनिया को
चाहूँ तो कर दूँ चूर
मगर तेरे प्यार से हूँ मजबूर
ठुकरा के तेरी दुनिया को
चाहूँ तो कर दूँ चूर
मगर तेरे प्यार से हूँ मजबूर
पिया तेरी प्रीत से हूँ मजबूर

बह जाये ना तेरी दुनिया
आंसूँ ना बहाऊँगी मैं
बह जाये ना तेरी दुनिया
आंसूँ ना बहाऊँगी मैं
मेरी हाए ना तुझको जला दे
तेरे पास ना आऊँगी मैं’
मुझे देखें ना तेरी नज़रें
देखें ना तेरी नज़रें
हो जाऊँ इतनी दूर
मगर तेरे प्यार से हूँ मजबूर
पिया तेरी प्रीत से हूँ मजबूर

बद्दुआ ना दिल दे बैठे
तुझको ना दोष दूँगी मैं
बद्दुआ ना दिल दे बैठे
तुझको ना दोष दूँगी मैं
तक़दीर ने बैर किया है
तक़दीर से लड़ लूँगी मैं’
मैं तोड़ चलूँ
मैं तोड़ चलूँ इक पल में
तोड़ चलूँ इक पल में
दुनिया का हर दस्तूर
मगर तेरे प्यार से हूँ मजबूर
पिया तेरी प्रीत से हूँ मजबूर

ठुकरा के तेरी दुनिया को
चाहूँ तो कर दूँ चूर
मगर तेरे प्यार से हूँ मजबूर
पिया तेरी प्रीत से हूँ मजबूर


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Today’s song is from the film ‘Lal Batti’ aka ‘Red Light’ from 1947. It was a social film, made by Janata Chitra, Bombay. The film was surprisingly directed by Nari Ghadiyali – who was known for only C grade action and stunt films. This may be one of the rare social films which he directed. The music was composed by a lesser known music director – Indravadan Bhatt from Gujarat. The cast of the film was Prakash, Rajkumari, Phool Rani, Ali, Firoza, Habib, Vasant Kumar etc. First I thought that this Vasant Kumar in the cast must be the composer Vasant Kumar Naidu, but he was not known to have acted in any film. So, maybe he was someone else. The lyricist was SP Tripathi.

1947 was an year of turmoil – not only for the film industry but also for the whole country. This was the year of partition. The news of the impending partition of India on religious basis was appearing in newspapers since the beginning of the year. Muslims connected with the film industry-especially producers and the directors were in a hurry to finish films on hand before the month of July-1947. Those who had decided to migrate to the new nation Pakistan were not starting new films. Many people were still in two minds.

The entire atmosphere was one of suspicion and mistrust. No one knew for sure, who will migrate and who will stay here. Then there was also the problem of the Hindu artistes operating from Lahore. They too prepared to return to India. Thus the film industry was in a hurry to complete films at any cost before the Partition. This resulted in a very high number of films produced in 1947. A record number of 181 Hindi films were made in 1947 alone. This record was only broken later in 1988, when 185 films were made in Hindi. That means the 1947 record stood unbroken for 57 years (1931 to 1988).

Unfortunately, the year 1947 began with shocking sad news of the death of KL Saigal on 18-1-1947. Despite all the disturbed atmosphere in the country and the film industry, it is creditable that a number of good and musical films were made in this year and some landmarks were also established. For example, Lata Mangeshkar made her Debut as a playback singer in film ‘Aap Ki Sewa Mein’. Singer Uma Devi also sang her first famous song in film ‘Dard’ – “Afsaana Likh Rahi Hoon Dil e Beqaraar Ka “. Geeta Dutt sang her first 2 famous songs in film ‘Do Bhai’ – “Mera Sunder Sapna Beet Gaya” and “Yaad Karoge Yaad Karoge, Ik Din Hum Ko Yaad Karoge“.

The revolutionary Muslim Social reform film ‘Elan’ was made by Mehboob Khan. Usha Kiron made her debut in film ‘Lalaat’, with her real name of Usha Marathe. The only Hindi film of the Southern wonder singer MS Subbulaxmi –  ‘Meera’ was released. Noorjehan acted and sang in her last film in India – ‘Mirza Sahibaan’. Madhubala and Raj Kapoor debuted as the lead pair in film ‘Neel Kamal’ and C Ramchandra’s epic musical film ‘Shehnai’ was made with the iconic song “Aana Meri Jaan.. Sunday Ke Sunday“.

As such, since a record number of movies were made in 1947, it was obvious and most likely that the quantity came at the cost of quality.  Most films were not even worth taking a note of. Film ‘Laal Batti’ was also one such film. You will find a new name in the cast – Firoza. Once upon a time, she was very famous and popular. She was one of the earliest Jewish actresses to work in silent and early talkie films. Let us know more about her. This is first time her information is available at one place.

Firoza or Firoza Begum (real name Susan Soloman) was born in a village in Konkan, Maharashtra in 1905, into a Bene Isareli Jew family. By the time she finished her education, she was proficient in Hebrew, Marathi, Hindi and English. In spite of opposition from family, she started working in silent films and soon became popular. Some of her films also became famous and hits. She continued working in silent films till 1934, when silent films stopped being made. Due to family’s opposition, she had to leave her house. She stayed in Bombay.

With the advent of talkie films, she naturally entered talkie films, with ‘Noor E Yaman’ (1935), in a small role. She acted in films like ‘Bhikaaran’ (1935), ‘Aasnuon Ki Duniya’ (1936), ‘Bharat Ke Laal’ (1936), ‘Jeevan Jyoti’ (1937), ‘Dukhiyari’ (1937), ‘Veerbaala’ (1938) etc. Due to her success in films, she fell a prey to false promises and dreamt of working in Hollywood films. She wasted 3 years in this and dejected, started working in films again here with ‘Ek Raat’ (1942), ‘Circus Girl’ (1943), ‘Duniya Diwani’ (1943), ‘Bhaagta Bhoot’ (1943), ‘Andhi Duniya’ (1943), ‘Din Raat’ (1945), ‘Lal Batti’ (1947), ‘Daulat Ke Liye’ (1947), ‘Haatimtai’ (1947), ‘Dilwaale’ (1948) etc.

She became an alcoholic and a chain smoker. She made the mistake of refusing offers from Bombay Talkies and other big banners. Meanwhile she fell in love with actor Chandra Mohan and wished to marry him, but he became a drunkard and died in 1949. Her financial condition became worse. She did small roles in Marathi and Hindi films. ‘Yasmin’ (1954) was her last film.

She lost her parents and lived alone in a single room, where she died unnoticed one day in early 70s. She was one of the top 5 Jew actresses, included in the Documentary ‘Shalom Bollywood’ made by Danny Ben-Moshe in 2003. Thus ended a talented artiste !

(Ack: Information culled from ‘Beete Kal Ke Sitare’ by S Tamrakar, ‘The Untold Story of Jews in Indian Cinema’ – Sunday Guardian, ‘Women in Hindi Cinema’ by Bhavna, Jigna and Supriya, theoneminute.com, HFGK, muVyz and my notes.)

The director of this film was Nari Ghadiyali – an expert in stunt and action films. Nari Kaikhushro Ghadiyali was born as a Parsee in Bombay. He joined the film industry in 1932 and his first directorial film was ‘Jungle King’ (1939). Nari wrote his own stories, screenplays and dialogues. He also edited his own films. He established his own production company called NKG Productions, Bombay.

He was a favourite of another Parsee producer Wadia Brothers and he directed many of Wadia films, including some Fearless Nadia films too. Some of his directed films, out of total 25 films were ‘Namumkin’ (1946), ‘Royal Mail’ (1946), ‘Pistolwali’ (1943), ‘Blackout’ (1942), ‘Red Signal’ (1941), ‘Safed Sawar’ (1941), ‘Lehri Cameraman’ (1944), ‘Lehri Badmash’ (1944), ‘Taxi Driver’ (1944), ‘Hamari Kismat’ (1949), ‘Jio Raja’ (1949), ‘Jungle Goddess’ (1948), ‘Jungle Ka Jaadu’ (1955), ‘Jungle Queen’ (1956).

His last film was ‘Murad’ (1961). This film was produced by Naqi Jehan, his step daughter. Nari married actress Pramila after her husband actor Kumar migrated to Pakistan. Pramila and Nari Ghadiyali lived together for 40 years.

Today’s song is a duet, but HFGK or the up loader of this song do not mention the singers’ names. By the way, 1947 is a year, I find in HFGK also, maximum number of films are without adequate information. May be it was because in a hurry to complete the film, the producers skipped making the film booklets, which normally provide all the information about the film. With today’s song, film ‘Lal Batti’  (1947) makes its debut on this blog.

 


Song – Ye Kab Tak Chalegi Chori (Laal Batti) (1947) Singer – Unidentified Female Voice, Unidentified Male Voice, Lyricist – SP Tripathi, MD – Indravadan Bhatt

Lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)

ye.. kab tak chalegi chori
ye.. kab tak chalegi chori
jab tak chale
chalne do gori
jab tak chale
chalne do gori
ye.. kab tak chalegi chori
ye.. kab tak chalegi chori

kaahe ko chhip chhip chori chori
kaahe ko chhip chhip chori chori
aate ho hardam hamri gali
aate ho hardam hamri gali
kewal tumahre darshan ko gori
kewal tumahre darshan ko gori
preet lagi akhiyan barjori
preet lagi akhiyan barjori
ye.. kab tak chalegi chori
ye.. kab tak chalegi chori
jab tak chale
chalne do gori
jab tak chale
chalne do gori
ye.. kab tak chalegi chori
ye.. kab tak chalegi chori

jis din dekhegi duniya saari
us din hogi museebat bhaari
jis din dekhegi duniya saari
us din hogi museebat bhaari
duniya mein koi na aisa hai pyaari
duniya mein koi na aisa hai pyaari
jisko lagi ho na ye bimaari
jisko lagi ho na ye bimaari
isliye tum fikar karo na gori
isliye tum fikar karo na gori
ye.. kab tak chalegi chori
ye.. kab tak chalegi chori
jab tak chale
chalne do gori
jab tak chale
chalne do gori
ye.. kab tak chalegi chori
ye.. kab tak chalegi chori

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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ये॰ ॰ कब तक चलेगी चोरी
ये॰ ॰ कब तक चलेगी चोरी
जब तक चले
चलने दो गोरी
जब तक चले
चलने दो गोरी
ये॰ ॰ कब तक चलेगी चोरी
ये॰ ॰ कब तक चलेगी चोरी

काहे को छिप छिप चोरी चोरी
काहे को छिप छिप चोरी चोरी
आते हो हरदम हमरी गली
आते हो हरदम हमरी गली
केवल तुम्हारे दर्शन को गोरी
केवल तुम्हारे दर्शन को गोरी
प्रीत लगी अखियाँ बरजोरी
प्रीत लगी अखियाँ बरजोरी
ये॰ ॰ कब तक चलेगी चोरी
ये॰ ॰ कब तक चलेगी चोरी
जब तक चले
चलने दो गोरी
जब तक चले
चलने दो गोरी
ये॰ ॰ कब तक चलेगी चोरी
ये॰ ॰ कब तक चलेगी चोरी

जिस दिन दुनिया देखेगी सारी
उस दिन होगी मुसीबत भारी
जिस दिन दुनिया देखेगी सारी
उस दिन होगी मुसीबत भारी
दुनिया में कोई ना ऐसा है प्यारी
दुनिया में कोई ना ऐसा है प्यारी
जिसको लगी हो ना ये बीमारी
जिसको लगी हो ना ये बीमारी
इसलिए तुम फिकर करो ना गोरी
इसलिए तुम फिकर करो ना गोरी
ये॰ ॰ कब तक चलेगी चोरी
ये॰ ॰ कब तक चलेगी चोरी
जब तक चले
चलने दो गोरी
जब तक चले
चलने दो गोरी
ये॰ ॰ कब तक चलेगी चोरी
ये॰ ॰ कब तक चलेगी चोरी


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