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Blog Day :

5085 Post No. : 17009 Movie Count :

4607

Hullo Atuldom

3rd Sunday of June is celebrated as Father’s Day and yesterday (19th June) was Father’s Day this year. The day is meant to honor Fatherhood and Paternal Bonds as well as the influence of fathers in society. In the USA, father’s day was founded by Sonora Smart Dodd, and celebrated on the third Sunday of June, for the first time, in 1910. The day is held across the world on various dates and different regions have their own traditions of honoring Fatherhood.

Here I would like to mention that Sonora Smart Dodd was the daughter of American Civil War veteran William Jackson Smart whom she held in very high esteem. Along with her father, she shared the raising of her five siblings, after the death of her mother. While hearing a church sermon about the newly recognized Mother’s Day, Sonora felt strongly that fatherhood needed recognition as well and suggested June 5th (her own fathers’ birthday) as a possible date for father’s day. The Ministerial Alliance of the Spokane County (the county where they lived) chose the third Sunday instead.

That is how Father’s Day came about to be on third Sunday of June and complements similar celebrations honoring family members such as Mother’s Day, Siblings’ Day and Grandparents’ Day.

Today we shall have a Father-Son song and continue with the celebration of Father’s Day here on our blog. We have a song from the film ‘Aamne Saamne’ (1982). The star cast of the film is Mithun Chakravarthy, Bindiya Goswami, Aarti Gupta, Tarun Ghosh, Dinesh Thakur, Leela Mishra, Kamal Kapoor etc. The film was released in January 1982 – 40 years already, wow!!! (Now I realize why I didn’t get to see it in the cinema hall back then. I was in the middle of preparing for my class 10 boards).

‘Aamne Saamne’ (not to be confused with the 1967 film with the same name, starring Sharmila Tagore and Shashi Kapoor, which has already been Yippeee’d on the blog) was produced by Shakti Samanta and directed by his son Ashim Samanta. Madan Joshi was the dialogue writer, KK Shukla wrote the story and screenplay. The songs of this film were written by Anjaan and (our very own) Panchamda was the music director. Kishore Kumar, Amit Kumar, Asha Bhonsle, RD Burman were the playback singers used. I think it is the voice of Vanita Mishra for the young boy in today’s song in duet with Panchamda for Mithun. This song may remind some people of “Papa Ko Mummy Se Pyaar Hai” from film ‘Andaz’ (1971).

The movie had a plot similar to the Rajesh Khanna starrer ‘Sachcha Jhootha’ (1970). Mithun has a double role where the simpleton Gopi from the village is spotted by Johnny, who is a stage-singer by day and a criminal by night. Johnny trains Gopi to take his place on stage so that he has an alibi if caught by the cops – age old formula, I am sure repeated later in ‘Dhoom 3’ (2013). Then there is a tiny angle of a child, who is on the lookout for his father, and has a photo of his parents to help him. Madhu Malhotra is the mother in the photo. This was Ashim Samanta’s debut as director, and Aarti Gupta’s first lead role.

With today’s post we are wishing (rather belatedly) Mithun Chakravarthy on turning 72 on 16th. May he continue to be busy with whatever his heart is after. May we get to see more of him.

The agenda closer to home of this post is to wish the Father of this blog, our very own fearless leader- Atul ji on his birthday today. Last year we had a wonderful post with the song “Main Nikla O Gaddi Le Ke” by Avinash ji on the same date. In that post Avinash ji has called the Blog a ‘gaddi’ which is driven by ‘engine’ Atul ji and all of team members and followers ‘wagons’ of this BANDWAGON. I fully endorse his thoughts.

Thanking Atul ji for taking us along with him on this grand journey of music and knowledge sharing. Thanking him also for giving us this platform and encouraging novices like me into writing out our thoughts. As always, I wish he gets more time with his family, pets, friends, music and the blog.

With this song, ‘Aamne Saamne’ (1982) makes its debut on the blog.

 

Video

Audio

Song – Daddy Tum Auntie Se Pyaar Karte Ho (Aamne Saamne) (1982) Singer – Vanita Misra, RD Burman, Lyrics – Anjaan, MD – RD Burman
Mithun Chakravarty
Bindiya Goswami

Lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)

daddy
tum chup kyon ho

hmm,
nahin to

auntie
tum chup kyon ho

main
nahin to

main sab jaanta hoon

kya jaante ho

daddy
tum auntie se pyaar karte ho

o daddy tum auntie se pyaar karte ho
o daddy tum auntie se pyaar karte ho
lekin mujhse darte ho
chup shaitaan kahin ka

auntie tum daddy se pyaar karti ho
o auntie tum daddy se pyaar karti ho
lekin mujhse darti ho
a a bura mat maan’na
bachcha hai
kehne do na
achcha hai

lallall la
lallall la
la lallall la
lallall la
lallall la
la lallall la

o daddy ki nazar
jhukti nahin
auntie ki nazar
uth’ti nahin
peechhe reh gaya
saara shehar
gaadi ye kahin
rukti nahin

arre
chalo utro
utro neeche

aage tum chalo
main peechhe peechhe
o chori se tum aankhen chaar karte ho
daddy tum auntie se pyaar karte ho

hutt tere ki
jhonka bhi diya
doli nahin
mauka bhi diya
boli nahin
daana to bahut
daala magar
chidiyon ne munh kholi nahin

arre
lo ye choclate
aur chup ho jaao
achcha
tum mujhe rishwat dete ho

o yaani ke
tum iqraar karte ho
o daddy tum auntie se pyaar karte ho

khel khel mein
baat kya hui
aansoo nikle
khoyi hansi
auntie ne mujhe
pappi jo di
mummy ki mujhe
yaad aa gayi
auntie ko daddy meri mummy bana do
mujhse agar tum pyaar karte ho

o daddy tum auntie se pyaar karte ho
lekin mujhse darte ho

ha ha ha ha
ha ha ha ha

lallall la
lallall la
la lallall la

o ho ho ho

lallall la
lallall la
la lallall la
lallall la
lallall la
la lallall la
lallall la
lallall la
la lallall la


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Blog Day :

5069 Post No. : 16987

Today’s song is from the film ‘Mala The Mighty’ (1948).

When I had first heard the name of this film, I wondered how ‘Mala’- a girl can be mighty ? I could never imagine that Mala could be a male’s name too. It was only after I grew up and toured the Eastern India (read W.B.) for official work, I came across this strange phenomenon – where, what is considered as an exclusive feminine name in the rest of India, could be a male’s name too ! Names like Mrinal, Vimal, Kamal, Jyoti, Mridul, Daya, Champavati, Devki, Dwaraka, Hiran etc. India truely is unique !

Film ‘Mala The Mighty’ was described as a costume drama, but clearly it was a C grade jungle film. The film’s other name was also ‘Sher-e-Jungle’. The film was produced by Basant Pictures of Homi Wadia. Homi was the younger brother of JBH Wadia and they were joint owners of Wadia Movietone, which was famous for making action/stunt films in the 30’s and the 40’s. The arrival of Fearless Nadia into Wadia Movietone strengthened its fortunes, The younger brother Homi Wadia fell in love with Nadia. he wanted to marry her, but his mother was against it. Therefore, only after his mother’s death, Homi married the then 51 year old Nadia and she became NADIA WADIA !

In 1942 there was a dispute between the brothers. The elder JBH Wadiawanted to make social and other genre films, while Homi wanted to continue with action/stunt films. He felt the financial risks were much less in action films and as such they already had a very good team of actors. In the end Homi Wadia formed his own Basant Pictures. The whole team led by Nadia joined Homi’s production house. Wadia Movietone had the non-human participants for stunt films, like the horse -Punjab Ka Beta, a Dog – Tiger and a Motor car – Rolls Royce Ki Beti. Homi Wadia made a new team with the Horse – Rajpoot, Dog – Moti, Motor Car – Austin Ki Bachhi and in addition they had a motorcycle – Runnio.

Home Wadia had the winning lead pair of Nadia and John Cawas for stunt films. By 1948, Nadia had reached the midpoint of her career. From 1933, in 15 years’ time she had done 28 action/stunt films. She slowed down and in the next 11 years she did 15 films only. Homi was always on the lookout for an actress who would take over from Nadia. First he got actress Radha Rani who did only 7 films for him and left. Then he found actress Leela- about whom no information is available. There was a time when several Leelas were acting in Hindi films – like Leela Chitnis, Leela Desai, Leela Chandragiri, Leela Gupte, Leela Pawar, Leela Sawant, Singer Leela Mehta and later on Leela Naidu. Out of these Leela Pawar, Leela Sawant and Leela Gupte were acting in stunt films of mainly Master Bhagwan. But Wadia’s Leela was not known. Anyway, she did only a few films, got married and left films.

Cast of the film was John Cawas, Leela, Dalpat, Azim, Shri Bhagwan, Shyamsunder, Waman Talpade and a few others. The film was also directed by John Cawas. A physical culturist, John Cawas was born in 1910 in Jubbulpore, Madhya Pradesh state. Athletic, handsome,  and with an impressive physique (he won the 1930 All-India Bodybuilding Championship), John was a natural choice for the action flicks that had become so popular in the 1930s.

Hailing from a Parsi family he appeared as an extra in Wadia Movietone’s ‘Noor-e-Yaman’ (1935) which led to supporting roles in that company’s films ‘Desh Deepak’ (1935), ‘Hunterwali’ (1935) and ‘Miss Frontier Mail’ (1936), all featuring stunt queen Fearless Nadia, who he would continue to work with in countless other films.

He quickly graduated to lead roles in pictures like ‘Toofani Tarzan’ (1937), ‘Diamond Queen’ (1940), ‘Stunt King’ (1944), ‘Black and White’ (1944), ‘Atom Bomb’ (1947), ‘Maya Mahal’ (1949), ‘Jungle Ka Jaadu’ (1955), ‘Magic in Baghdad’ (1956), ‘Diler Daku’ (1957), and ‘Circus Queen’ (1959). He acted in 40 films, out of which he worked in 26 films with Fearless Nadia. He also directed 3 films – ‘Mala The Mighty’ (1948), ‘Baghdad Ka Jaadu’ (1956) and ‘Zimbo Ka Beta’ (1966).

Not content with just acting, he also kept busy as an assistant director, director, and writer on numerous films, the bulk of which were produced by JBH and Homi Wadia. Wadias gave him a flat in their office building to live – free for life. John Cawas never married, and after retiring from films, he continued on as caretaker of the Wadia film offices until his death on October 4, 1993.

Another cast member was Azeem – who later on became well known as a Fight Composer in Hindi films. Azim Bhai (real name: Saiyad Azim Jafri) was one of the leading action directors in Hindi films. After a stint in the army he headed off to Bombay in 1934 and found work as stunt man at Eastern Art Film Company where he was put under contract and he worked on most of the company’s films like ‘Sher Ka Panja’ (1934) ‘Bal Hatya’ (1935), ‘Dharam Ki Devi’ (1935), and ‘Prem Raatri’ (1936).

When Eastern Art Film went out of business, Azim moved over to Saroj Company then found work at Paramount Film Company, Imperial Film, and Wadia Movietone where he worked both as a stunt man and as an actor. Afterwards, he joined Master Bhagwan’s team and acted in many action/stunt films.

By the end of the 1940s, he became a Fight Master independently. Azim became well known for his swordsmanship and he often worked alongside fellow stunt coordinator Master Douglas and two were tasked with training Dilip Kumar and Prem Nath in that sport for the film ‘Aan’ (1953). Azim has also trained many action directors and stunt persons including Ghani, Ravi Khan, Dawood (aka Hercules), Veeru Ustad, and Mansoor.

Azim Bhai coordinated the stunts on a number of fantasy films including ‘King Kong’ (1963), ‘Jadugar Daku’ (1962), ‘Parasmani’ (1963), ‘Sunehri Nagin’ (1964), ‘Hercules’ (1964), and ‘Aaya Toofan’ (1964), the spy films ‘Spy In Rome’ (1968) and ‘Kismat’ (1969), as well as the horror flicks ‘Bees Saal Pehle’ (1972) and ‘Ab Kya Hoga’ (1977).

He died on 23-10-1984.

There was another Fight Composer with a similar name – S Azimbhai (Sheikh Azim), who was much junior and he operated from 1954 to 1999. He is not to be confused with the senior one.

The third interesting name in the cast is of Dalpat – a sure name in action films. Dalpat (Joshi) was a stunt artiste. A tall, sophisticated and suave person mostly appeared in negative roles . Dalpat  was a part of Wadia’s unit since its inception and played the role of villain in the stunt movies ,which used to have Fearless Nadia and John Cawas or occasionally some other hero, apt in performing stunts.

Owing to the unprecedented popularity of Miss Nadia, other filmmakers also cast her along with John Cawas and Dalpat in their similar type of stunt movies for which she was known. After her era was over, Basant Pictures concentrated their energy in making mythological and Arabian Night movies, in which Dalpat always had a role. Later in the 50s, the studio system came to an end and actors and technicians who learned their art from their benevolent master Homi Wadia, looked for assignments from other producers.

One may call it destiny or lack of initiative on the part of Dalpat. He was offered only costume/stunt/religious movies by outside producers.  Dalpat, who did a stint as production controller for a few movies, was reverentially called Dalpat Kaka owing to his age, seniority and status by film folks. Age did not affect his appearance and he looked as suave as he was many decades earlier. He started his career by acting first in ‘Hoor e Baghdad’ (1934). He worked in 120 films. His last film was ‘Toofaani Takkar’ (1978).

I had seen the film ‘Mala The Mighty’, in its second or maybe the third run in the early 50s. The film was a rehash of the frequently used, but tested formula of Tarzan – slightly modified. Such stories never stopped entertaining people. In any case who wanted the story? They all wanted the stunts, animals, fights and dances.

The story of the film is,

Mohanlal (Azim) is a rich businessman. Once while on a trip in a ship, on a bad stormy night, the ship is wrecked. He survives but his wife dies, and his 2 daughters are missing. After 15 years he decides to search for his daughters in the jungles of Kaliyana, bordering the sea, hoping that they might have been washed ashore.

With him is Chimanlal (Shri Bhagwan) who was to marry one of the daughters, and a friend Professor Tatto (Shyamsunder). On the border of the jungle they employ Ali Bux (Kareem), a guide and his friend Trivedi, who is actually a gold digger looking for the golden treasure of tribal queen Sheen. On their way they are attacked by tribals but there comes Mala The Mighty (John Cawas) who saves them with his army of elephants. Mala is the legendary king of the jungle who fights lions, tgers and kills crocodiles etc. He takes the party to his tree top house and they find Leela (Leela) a 17 year old beauty living as his companion.

Trivedi is captured by the tribals. He strikes a deal with Sheen, the queen (Leela – in double role), to capture Mala, whom Sheen loves, in exchange for the gold treasure. Mala gets captured and is brought to the tribal chief Rajan (Waman Talpade) who wants to kill him. Meanwhile Leela comes there with the party to rescue Mala. Mohan Lal recognises both girls as his long lost daughters. Rajan tries to kill Mala, but Sheen saves him and gets killed. The animal friends of Mala arrive and the tribals run away. Leela hugs her father but refuses to go with him, choosing to remain with Mala The Mighty.

Today’s song is sung by the film’s young and upcoming composer Chitragupta Shrivastav, M.A. Lyricist was Shyam Hindi.
The End !


Song – Teri Manzil Door Musafir (Mala The Mighty) (1948) Singer – Chitragupt, Lyricist – Shyam Hindi, MD – Chitragupt
Chorus

Lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)

aaaa aaaa aaa aaaa
aaaa aaaa aaa aaaa

aaaa aaaa aaa aaaa
aaaa aaaa aaa aaaa

aaaa aaaa aaa aaaa
aaaa aaaa aaa aaaa

oo oo oo
teri manzil door musafir
teri manzil door musafir
chalte jaana
chalte jaana
(aaaa aaaa aaa aaaa)
chalte jaana
(aaaa aaaa aaa aaaa)
chalte jaana

teri manzil door musafir
chalte jaana
chalte jaana
(aaaa aaaa aaa aaaa)
chalte jaana
(aaaa aaaa aaa aaaa)
chalte jaana

subah hai chalna shaam hai chalna
subah hai chalna shaam hai chalna
zindagi ka naam hai chalna
zindagi ka naam hai chalna
duniya ki har cheez hai chalti
har ek shay ka kaam hai chalna
aa jaati hai manzil chaahe
aa jaati hai manzil chaahe
kitni bhi ho door
kitni bhi ho door musafir
chalte jaana
(aaaa aaaa aaa aaaa)
chalte jaana
chalte jaana
(aaaa aaaa aaa aaaa)
chalte jaana

lobhi jeevan aisa panchhi
lobhi jeevan aisa panchhi
paap ki bole bhasha
(aaaa aaaa aaa aaaa)
(aaaa aaaa aaa aaaa)
paap ki bole bhasha
is ke dono pankh anokhe
asha aur niraasha
asha aur niraasha
lobh ka ant hai jaan gawaana
lobh ka ant hai jaan gawaana
lobh se bhago door
lobh se bhago door musafir
chalte jaana
(aaaa aaaa aaa aaaa)
chalte jaana
chalte jaana
(aaaa aaaa aaa aaaa)
chalte jaana

teri manzil door musafir
chalte jaana
(aaaa aaaa aaa aaaa)
chalte jaana
(aaaa aaaa aaa aaaa)
chalte jaana
chalte jaana

————————————————————
Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
————————————————————

आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ

आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ

आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ

ओ ओ ओ
तेरी मंज़िल दूर मुसाफिर
तेरी मंज़िल दूर मुसाफिर
चलते जाना
चलते जाना
(आ आ आ आ)
चलते जाना
(आ आ आ आ)
चलते जाना

तेरी मंज़िल दूर मुसाफिर
चलते जाना
चलते जाना
(आ आ आ आ)
चलते जाना
(आ आ आ आ)
चलते जाना

सुबह है चलना शाम है चलना
सुबह है चलना शाम है चलना
ज़िंदगी का नाम है चलना
ज़िंदगी का नाम है चलना
दुनिया की हर चीज़ है चलती
हर इक शै का काम है चलना
आ जाती है मंज़िल चाहे
आ जाती है मंज़िल चाहे
कितनी भी हो दूर
कितनी भी हो दूर मुसाफिर
चलते जाना
(आ आ आ आ)
चलते जाना
चलते जाना
(आ आ आ आ)
चलते जाना

लोभी जीवन ऐसा पंछी
लोभी जीवन ऐसा पंछी
पाप की बोले भाषा
(आ आ आ आ)
(आ आ आ आ)
पाप की बोले भाषा
इसके दोनों पंख अनोखे
आशा और निराशा
आशा और निराशा
लोभ का अन्त है जान गवाना
लोभ का अन्त है जान गवाना
लोभ से भागो दूर
लोभ से भागो दूर मुसाफिर
चलते जाना
(आ आ आ आ)
चलते जाना
चलते जाना
(आ आ आ आ)
चलते जाना

तेरी मंज़िल दूर मुसाफिर
चलते जाना
(आ आ आ आ)
चलते जाना
चलते जाना
(आ आ आ आ)
चलते जाना


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

Blog Day :

5069 Post No. : 16985 Movie Count :

4601

Hullo Atuldom

‘Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein’ (RHTDM – 2001) was produced by Vashu Bhagnani and directed by Gautam Vasudev Menon. It was either a remake or made along side Gautam Vasudev Menon’s Tamil ‘Minnale’. ‘Minnale’ released in February and RHTDM released in October 2001. Both the versions had R Madhavan play the lead, music was by Harris Jayaraj (I think both the movies were the composers’ debut in the respective languages).

RHTDM was the debut of, second runner-up Miss India 2000, Dia Mirza who had gone to be crowned Miss Asia Pacific 2000. Indian beauties Lara Dutta & Priyanka Chopra were that year’s Miss Universe & Miss World respectively.

‘Rehnaa Hai Terra Dil Mein’ (please note that the extra alphabets in the title may have something to do with numerology and that is how it appeared in the movie’s title card) had Saif Ali Khan as the other male protagonist along with Vrajesh Hirjee, Tannaz Irani (she was Tannaz Currim back then), Anupam Kher, Navin Nischol, etc in the cast. Sameer was the lyricist and Bombay Jayashree, Roop Kumar Rathod, Sonu Nigam, Kavitha Krishnamurthy, Shaan, Preeti – Pinky, Sukhvinder Singh, Shekhar Ravijani, Sunidhi Chauhan, Vasundhara Das and KK were the playback singers used.

The movie was the story of a love-struck man,  (unknowingly) stealing the identity of his former college foe, to pursue his lady-love and the eventual repercussions he has to face, when his cover is blown before he could come clean.

I had originally zeroed in to the songs of this movie to wish R Madhavan on his birthday which was on 1st of June. R Madhavan was born in Jamshedpur to South Indian parents and completed his graduation from Kolhapur. In college he was a leading NCC cadet and had the opportunity to go to England and get training in the Royal Air-Force, Royal Navy and British Army. I read somewhere that he had briefly toyed the idea of joining the armed forces too but missed the cut-off by a few months. A brief stint in modelling helped him gain a foothold in the entertainment industry via the television industry. I remember him playing Satish Shah’s son-in-law and Mandira Bedi’s husband in ‘Ghar Jamai’ in the ’90s. His first chance in Indian films came via Kannada movies.

Before I could complete the post in came the news of the untimely death of the KK aka Krishnakumar Kunnath after a stage performance in Kolkatta. He was only 53.

KK was born to South Indian parents (like Madhavan) in New Delhi. He was an alumnus of Kirori Mal College. He was the voice of the jingles in the ’90s before AR Rehman gave him a break in Tamil. His debut in Hindi films was the full throat song “Tadap Tadap Ke Is Dil Se Aah Nikalti Rahi” from the film ‘Ham Dil De Chuke Sanam’ (1999) under the baton of Ismail Darbar (the song is already present on our blog with a post by Nahmji).

Yesterday fellow-Atulite Satyajitji shared a short clip featuring hits of KK and I found most of them had been my favorites; of course without knowing who was singing those. I must also admit that I am as ignorant about the current lot of singers as I was about the singers of the Golden Era of Indian Music. Just as some songs are prophetic about the concerned writer, music director, singer etc. There is a song which KK sang “Hum Rahe Ya Na Rahe Kal” from the non film album ‘Pal’. It seems that he had sung this song on-stage on that fateful evening of 31st May.

For this post I present the song which I had originally chosen to wish Madhavan on his birthday on 1st June.

But now this song unfortunately also happens to be a tribute to KK.

Song – Sach Keh Raha Hai Deewaana (Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein) (2001) Singer – KK, Lyrics – Sameer, MD – Harris Jayraj

Lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)

sach keh raha hai deewaana
dil
dil na kisi se lagaana
jhoothe hai yaar ke waade saare
jhoothi hain pyaar ki kasmen
maine har lamha jise chaaha
jise pooja
usi ne yaaro mera dil toda
toda
tanha
tanha chhoda

sach keh raha hai deewaana
dil
dil na kisi se lagaana
jhoothe hai yaar ke waade saare
jhoothi hain pyaar ki kasmen
maine har lamha jise chaaha
jise pooja
usi ne yaaro mera dil toda
toda
tanha
tanha chhoda

sunder sunder
wo haseena
badi sunder sunder
main to khone laga
uske nashe mein
bin piye behka. . .
aa aa aa
sunder sunder
wo haseena
badi sunder sunder
main to khone laga
uske nashe mein
bin piye behka. . .
ek din usey bhula doonga main
uske nishaan mita doonga main
chaahoonga na main us patthar ko
ja usey bata de

oo oo
sach keh raha hai deewaana
dil
dil na kisi se lagaana
jhoothe hai yaar ke waade saare
jhoothi hain pyaar ki kasmen
maine har lamha jise chaaha
jise pooja
usi ne yaaro mera dil toda
toda
tanha
tanha chhoda

mausam
mausam
tha bada suhaana
mausam
mausam
maine dekha usey
hua main paagal
bas pal bhar mein
aa aa
mausam
mausam
tha bada suhaana
mausam
mausam
maine dekha usey
hua main paagal
bas pal bhar mein
aake basi hai wo mere mann mein
uski kami hai ab jeevan mein
wo door hai meri nazron se
kyun usey main chaahoon

la laai laai laai laai laa
le
la laai laai laai laai laa
la laai laai laai laai laa
le

maine har lamha jise chaaha
jise pooja
usi ne yaaro mera dil toda
toda
tanha
tanha chhoda

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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सच कह रहा है दीवाना
दिल
दिल ना किसी से लगाना
झूठे हैं यार के वादे सारे
झूठी हैं प्यार की कसमें
मैंने हर लम्हा जिसे चाहा
जिसे पूजा
उसी ने यारो मेरा दिल तोड़ा
तोड़ा
तन्हा
तन्हा छोड़ा

सच कह रहा है दीवाना
दिल
दिल ना किसी से लगाना
झूठे हैं यार के वादे सारे
झूठी हैं प्यार की कसमें
मैंने हर लम्हा जिसे चाहा
जिसे पूजा
उसी ने यारो मेरा दिल तोड़ा
तोड़ा
तन्हा
तन्हा छोड़ा

सुन्दर सुन्दर
वो हसीना
बड़ी सुन्दर सुन्दर
मैं तो खोने लगा
उसके नशे में
बिन पिये बहका
आ आ आ
सुन्दर सुन्दर
वो हसीना
बड़ी सुन्दर सुन्दर
मैं तो खोने लगा
उसके नशे में
बिन पिये बहका॰ ॰ ॰
इक दिन उसे भुला दूँगा मैं
उसके निशां मिटा दूँगा मैं
चाहूँगा ना मैं उस पत्थर को
जा उसे बता दे

ओ ओ
सच कह रहा है दीवाना
दिल
दिल ना किसी से लगाना
झूठे हैं यार के वादे सारे
झूठी हैं प्यार की कसमें
मैंने हर लम्हा जिसे चाहा
जिसे पूजा
उसी ने यारो मेरा दिल तोड़ा
तोड़ा
तन्हा
तन्हा छोड़ा

मौसम
मौसम
था सुहाना बड़ा
मौसम
मौसम
मैंने देखा उसे
हुआ मन पागल
बस पल भर में
आ आ
मौसम
मौसम
था सुहाना बड़ा
मौसम
मौसम
मैंने देखा उसे
हुआ मन पागल
बस पल भर में
आके बसी है वो मेरे मन में
उसकी कमी है अब जीवन में
वो दूर है मेरी नज़रों से
क्यों उसे मैं चाहूँ

ल लाई लाई लाई लाई ला
ले
ल लाई लाई लाई लाई ला
ल लाई लाई लाई लाई ला
ले

मैंने हर लम्हा जिसे चाहा
जिसे पूजा
उसी ने यारो मेरा दिल तोड़ा
तोड़ा
तन्हा
तन्हा छोड़ा


This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me.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 :

5065 Post No. : 16980

Today’s song is from the film ‘Daasi’ (1944).

The film was made by Pradhan Pictures, Lahore, and was directed by Hiren Bose. The music was by Pt. Amarnath Batish (to avoid ‘same name confusion‘ the other Music Director Pt. Amarnath Chawla, I am mentioning their surnames also). Funniest thing is Pradhan Pictures was owned by Sanjay Pradhan – a person from Orissa, Director hiren Bose was from Bengal and Pt. Amarnath, MD was from Punjab. They all came together in the most popular and beautiful city of those times ‘Lahore’, to make a film which became a hit, mostly because of its music.

In the pre-partition period, there were 3 film centers: Bombay, Calcutta and Lahore. Though comparatively Lahore was the youngest center, having made its first silent film only in 1924, experts across the border and in India claim that Lahore had the potential of becoming, if not bigger, but as big a center as Bombay ! In that era Lahore did make a lot of contribution in the field of acting, direction and music. Several experts have written long articles on Lahore’s standing in Hindi and Punjabi film making.

Next to Mumbai and Calcutta, Lahore was the largest movie making center in India. In fact the best known industry in Lahore was the movie industry. Film industry in Lahore is now called Lollywood. It is a mixture of Lahore and Hollywood. During the twenties and thirties, a lot of movies were made in Lollywood, based on the ones made in Hollywood. There was even a big movie studio, named United People’s on Ravi Road. Besides two big studios, Pancholi Arts and Shourie Pictures, that boasted of many super-hit movies, there were a large number of smaller units, which too had quite a few hit films to their credit.

Dalsukh Pancholi, a film tycoon from Lahore (born in Karachi) and the founder of Pancholi Studios of Lahore, studied script writing and cinematography from New York, and played an important part in the careers of stars such as Noor Jehan, Ramola, Om Prakash, music composers Ghulam Haider and OP Nayyar. His first film was ‘Gul-e-Bakawli’ (1938) starring Noor Jehan. Ghulam Haider’s “Shaala Jawaania”  was an instant rage. Pancholi’s film ‘Khazanchi’ (1941) was one of the longest running movies of its time.

Master Ghulam Haider, a phenomenal music director from Lahore, was the man who gave Lata Mangeshkar the break of her career in the movie ‘Majboor’ (1948). Mohd Rafi’s debut also happened to occur in Lahore, at the hands of music director Shyaam Sunder in Pancholi’s  film ‘Gul Baloch’. Many of the mainstream stars started their career in movies that were made in Lahore, and later moved to Mumbai where they became some of the biggest stars of Indian cinema.

Many high profile Indian actors and singers lived in the Walled City in the 1940s and Lakshmi Chowk was where the film fraternity got together in tongas decorated with maroon flowers, foot bells and lamps on the side. By the evening, Lakshmi would be full of tongas, with film stars, top film directors and producers thronging tea houses and discussing filmy affairs. Pran, Om Parkash and Al Nasir, another Lahori film hero, would spend their evenings chatting and playing billiards.

Pran, who mostly played the role of a villain in films, lived in Qilla Gujjar Singh. He was a skilled photographer and took photographs of famous artistes. One day – while standing at a pan shop in Lakshmi Chowk – he met Wali, a leading film director of the time. Wali asked Pran if he was interested in acting and Pran said yes. Wali wrote the address of Pancholi Studios  on the back of a cigarette pack and asked Pran to see one of his friends there. Pran started his film career with ‘Chaudhry’ and later appeared as a hero in ‘Khaandaan’ (1942), a film by Shaukat Hussain Rizvi. The heroine was melody queen Noor Jahan. Later Pran established his career in Lahore as a villain in Punjabi films. Pran migrated to Bombay in 1947.

BR Chopra was born in Lahore. He studied journalism, directed/produced plays, and worked as a film critic in Lahore. Yash Chopra, his younger brother was born in Lahore as well, later he joined his brother in Bombay to start their own production house. BR Chopra was working on his first film ‘Chandni Chowk’ when the partition riots began. And K Asif, the man who made the epic masterpiece ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ (1960), also hailed from Lahore. Om Parkash was also one of the great names of Bombay. He lived at Matti Chowk, Lohari Gate and always rented out a decorated tonga to take him from Matti Chowk to Lakshmi Chowk every day. Om Parkash did many small and large roles in films made in Lahore and also migrated to India in 1947.

Balraj Sahni also lived at Matti Chowk and was the secretary general of the All India Communist Party. He studied at Government College. Sahni also acted in pre-Partition films in Lahore. Dev Anand lived in Lohari Gate, but later moved to Bhaati Gate. He also studied at Government College. Dev Anand participated actively in politics in Lahore. His brother Chetan Anand was a famous film director in Lahore and was considered quite influential in film studios when it came to casting and other affairs. Meena Shorey was one of the leading female actors of her times. She lived in Bhaati Gate and married Roop K Shorey, the owner of Shorey Film Studio (now Shah Noor Studio). She acted in several pre-partition films made in Lahore and migrated to India in 1947.

Lahore was considered the ‘launchpad’ for famous singers and musicians. KL Saigal, the legendary singer,  acquired fame in Lahore then later moved to Calcutta. and then to Mumbai. The subcontinent’s  greatest playback singer Muhammad Rafi lived in Bhaati Gate. He was from a family of barbers and ran his own barbershop. Rafi had a beautiful voice and most of his customers would often ask him to sing for them while they got their hair cut or got a shave. A man from the film industry introduced Rafi to film director of ‘Gul Baloch’ who gave Rafi the opportunity to sing three songs. The film proved a launching point for Rafi’s film career in Lahore and by the time he migrated to India in the 40s  he was an accomplished singer.

Khurshid Begum was an outstanding singer from Lahore who too moved to India for better opportunities. She also lived in Bhaati Gate. She sang several famous songs for various Indian films, including  great songs  with singer KL Saigal.  Hritik Roshan’s grandpa Roshan (Roshan Lal Nagrath), the famous music director, was from  Lahore. He was given a chance as an assistant by another Lahori musician, Khwaja Khurshid Anwar (who was in Bombay at the time).  Khayyam the music composer of ‘Umrao-Jaan’ fame started his career in Lahore.

Roshan Ara Begum from Lahore was acclaimed the best interpreter of Kirana Gharana Sytle of Khayal singing in the subcontinent. Composer OP Nayyar, Ustad Fateh Ali, Bade Ghulam Ali (the only film he ever sang for was  ‘Mughal-e-Azam’), all are from Lahore. Other famous musicians from Lahore who migrated later to Mumbai include Pandit Amarnath, Shyam Sunder, Gobind Ram, Lachhi Ram and Dhani Ram. More recently  Lahore has given India  Nusrat Fateh Ali, Sabri Brothers, Adnan Sami, Reshma, Mehdi Hassan, Abida Parveen, Tassawar Khanum, Atif Aslam, Ghulam Ali, Rahat Fateh Ali, Shafqat Amanat Ali – their talent truly saturates Bollywood.

Sajjad Zaheer (father of Nadira Babbar), Jaan Nisar Akhtar (father of lyricist Javed and grandfather of actor/director Farhan and director Zoya), Kaifi Azmi (father of Shabana Azmi), Majrooh Sultanpuri and so many others have a deep link to that city. Sahir Ludhianvi (Abdul Hayee) started his career in Lahore as a lyricist/poet, and later went on to become one of the biggest lyricists in Bollywood. Tanveer Naqvi was a noted lyricist of his times. He lived in the Faqirkhana Museum inside Bhaati Gate. He wrote ‘Awaz De Kahaan Hai’ and ‘Jaan-e-Baharan, Rashk-e-Chaman’.

It was Lahore that encouraged women to throng the theaters for the first time where the Wednesday matinees were reserved for women in special  ‘Ladies Only’ shows in all theaters at half the normal rates. Lahore’s love for Bollywood movies continues till date where while the Pakistani films have vanished from the cinema, the screening of Bollywood movies is again in full swing after a setback when  Indian films were banned for sometime to help indigenous industry to pick up. Almost every cinema hall in the city including those located in Northern Lahore and Walled City known for showing Punjabi movies, has switched over to either Indian or English films.

The film ‘Daasi’ had in its cast Ragini, Najamul Hasan, Om Prakash, Kalavati, Pran Sikand, Khairati etc. Ragini was touted as one of the most beautiful actresses of that time. She was called Aahoo Chashm, like Naseem Banu was called Pari Chehra. In Indian cinema there were only 3 actresses with brown eyes. one was Ragini, second was Kamla Kotnis (first heroine of Dev Anand in 1946) and third was Vanmala.

Najamul Hasan was very handsome . If only he had not eloped with Devika Rani in 1936, possibly he would have ruled Indian cinema. Bombay had banned him, Calcutta had not much to offer and in Lahore he got only side roles. His last days were very bad in Pakistan.

Only Ragini and Pt. Amarnath were the winners in the success of the film ‘Daasi’. Pt Amarnath was born in Jalandhar in 1912. Pandit ji started his career as singer, actor in the stage plays in his home town of Jalandhar. He also recorded private songs, ghazals, thumri, gurbani, classical and semi-classical in the voice of child prodigy Master Madan in the 30s. Master Madan only recorded eight compositions in his life of only fourteen years under the baton of Pandit Amarnath – “Bagaan Wich Peengan Paiyaan”, “Raavi De Parle Kandey”, “Man Ki Man Hi Mahi Rahi”, “Chetna he ko chet le”, “Mori Binti Mano Kanha Re” and “Gori Gori Baiyaan”. This was confirmed by Khayyam Sb.

Pandit Amarnath made his debut in 1942 with Roop K Shorey’s film ‘Nishani’.  Pandit Amarnath’s most successful film was ‘Daasi’, starring Ragini, Najam and Gyani. Zeenat Begum sang her scintillating numbers, “Ho Rasiya Kabhi Le Chal Tu Jamuna Ke Paar”, “Subah Hui Aur Panchi Jaage” and “Wo Din Yaad Karo”. The chart buster of the film was “Raaten Na Rahin Wo Na Rahe Din Wo Hamaare”. After the release of ‘Daasi’, Pandit ji came to be known as Pandit Amarnath of Daasi fame.

Pandit Amarnath’s music was a mix of Punjabi folk, Mehfil Sangeet of classical shades and village music which can be seen in his compositions. In 1944, Pandit ji went to Calcutta to give music for Indrapuri studio’s ‘Iraada’.  Upcoming singer Hemant Kumar recorded his  song, “Phir Mohabbat Ke Payam Aane Lagey” under his guidance. Another popular composition of Pandit ji for the movie was “Araam Se Jo Raatein Kaatey Wo Ashq Bahaana Kya Jaane”. Pandit Amarnath was the most revered composer of the 1940s. He gave several evergreen numbers in that decade.

Pandit ji was in so much demand that he started getting offers from Bombay, Poona as well as Calcutta. When he got an offer from Prabhat to do music for their film ‘Chand’, he declined the offer and suggested that instead they should take his assistants Husanlal and Bhagatram. Prabhat honoured Pandit ji’s request and agreed. This was the beginning of India’s first popular musical duo.

Simultaneously, he was giving music to Punjabi films too like “Koel” (1944) and “Gul Baloch” (1945).During the 40s decade Pt. Amarnath was the most busy composer, with a line up like ‘Nishani’ (1942), ‘Paapi’ (1943), ‘Iraada” (1944), ‘Daasi’ (1944), ‘Panchhi’ (1944), ‘Shirin Farhad’ (1945), ‘Ragini’ (1945), ‘Kaise Kahoon’ (1945), ‘Dhamkee’ (1945), ‘Sham Savera’ (1946), ‘Shalimar’ (1946), ‘Shehar Se Door’ (1946), ‘Jhumke’ (1946), ‘Aai Bahar’ (1946), ‘Pagdandi’ (1947), ‘Mirza Sahiban’ (1947), ‘Roop Rekha’ (1948) and ‘Ek Teri Nishani’ (1949).

He gave music to 18 Hindi films, composing 152 songs in all. Due to his success, he started drinking, which became his nemesis. At the time of film ‘Pagdandi’ (1947), after few songs, he was replaced by Khurshid Anwar. Even in his last two films ‘Roop Rekha’ (1948) and ‘Ek Teri Nishani’ (1949) after few songs, he was replaced by other MDs. Film ‘Patjhad’, which he had signed, was given to Ghulam Haider.

After the grand success of ‘Jhumke’, he also fell into the same trap which affected his health badly. He had a few films in his hand at this stage as well, even his most successful film ‘Mirza Sahiban’ starring Malika e Tarannum was made at this stage. He had composed several evergreen numbers for this film. It’s super hit was “Haaye Re Ud Ud Jaaye Mora Reshmi Duppata”. He had signed up for the film ‘Patjhad’ for Pancholi Picture but after his untimely death, Ghulam Haidar and SD Batish were signed up instead.

Similarly, Pandit ji was replaced by Khurshid Anwar in ‘Pagdandi’. In the film ‘Roop Rekha’ (1948) Pandit ji had recorded a song, “Bol Bol Mein Umda Hai Toofan”. He had also recorded a few compositions for “Ek Teri Nishani” – “Aa Gai Zaalim Jawani Aa Gai” and “Ek Dekha Khwwab Suhana”. Asha Bhosle sang for the first time for Pandit ji in the song, “Teri Kaafir Jawaani Ko Jawaani Kaun Kehta Hai”. The film was later completed by Sardul Kawatra and was released in 1949.

During the making of film ‘Mirza Saahiban’, Pt. Amarnath died at the age of just 35 years, on 20-2-1947. The balance songs were done by Husnlal Bhagatram.

His untimely death was a great loss to the music industry and especially to the Punjab School of Music, robbing us of many great hits.

Today’s song is the 7th song from ‘Daasi’ to appear here. The song is extremely melodious and is sung by Zeenat Begum with her sweet voice. You will certainly enjoy it….

(The article is based on adapted information from an article on creative.sulekha, from Film Sangeetkar by Prof. Yadav, an article by Sharad Dutt in millenimpost.in, Dhunon Ki Yatra by Pankaj Raag, HFGK, muVyz and my notes ).


Song – Raaten Na Rahin Wo Na Rahe Din Wo Hamaare (Daasi) (1944) Singer – Zeenat Begum, Lyricist – DN Madhok, MD – Pt Amarnath Batish

Lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)

raaten na rahin wo
na rahe din wo hamaare
raaten na rahin wo
na rahe din wo hamaare
tum hi bata do ke jiyen kis ke sahaare

aa jaao tadpata hai jiyaa dard ke maare
aa jaao tadpata hai jiyaa dard ke maare
dum ghut ke marey jaate hain armaan bechaare
ab tum hi bata do ke jiyen kis ke sahaare
raaten na rahin wo

koi to unhen jaa ke ye paighaam mera de
koi to unhen jaa ke ye paighaam mera de
ik rota hua dil tumhen din raat pukaare
ab tum hi bata do ke jiyen kis ke sahaare

raaten na rahin wo
na rahe din wo hamaare
tum hi bata do ke jiyen kis ke sahaare
raaten na rahin wo

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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रातें ना रहीं वो
ना रहे दिन वो हमारे
रातें ना रहीं वो
ना रहे दिन वो हमारे
तुम ही बता दो के जीएं किस के सहारे

आ जाओ तड़पता है जिया दर्द के मारे
आ जाओ तड़पता है जिया दर्द के मारे
दम घुट के मरे जाते हैं अरमान बेचारे
अब तुम ही बता दो के जीएं किस के सहारे

कोई तो उन्हें जा के ये पैगाम मेरा दे
कोई तो उन्हें जा के ये पैगाम मेरा दे
इक रोता हु दिल तुम्हें दिन रात पुकारे

रातें ना रहीं वो
ना रहे दिन वो हमारे
तुम ही बता दो के जीएं किस के सहारे
रातें ना रहीं वो


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

Blog Day :

5064 Post No. : 16979 Movie Count :

4600

Hullo Atuldom

A song from a new movie (by the standards of this blog) for the listening pleasure of followers of this blog.

‘Hungama (The Ruckus)’ is a 2003 release – nearly 20 years old already –  that was produced by Venus records and tapes and directed by Priyadarshan. One of the many that Priyan (as his friends in the South address him as) remade from Malayalam hits. It was a remake of Priyans’ Malayalam ‘Poochakkoru Mookkuthi’ (meaning A Nose-ring for the Cat) which was itself a remake of the Telugu movie ‘Gopala Rao Gari Ammayi’ which had elements borrowed from the plot of Charles Dickens ‘The Strange Gentleman’.

‘Hungama’ had Rimi Sen, Akshay Khanna, Aftab Shivdasani as the youngsters and Paresh Rawal, Shoma Anand, Shakti Kapoor, Neena Kulkarni, Rajpal Yadav, Tiku Talsania, Upasna Singh, Sanjay Narvekar, Manoj Joshi, Razzaq Khan, etc. and Malayalam film actor Jagadish in a minuscule role of Paresh Rawal’s housekeeper. The movie had music by Nadeem Shravan for songs written by Sameer. Babul Supriyo, Shaan, Sadhana Sargam, Richa Sharma, Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan, Abhijeet, Sonu Nigam and Kumar Sanu were the playback singers used.

The movie revolved around the confusion caused by two characters having the same name. Both Shoma Anand and Rimi Sen are called ‘Anjali’. Then, the conning of Kachra Seth (Shakti Kapoor) by Anil Singh claiming to be Paresh Rawal’s son Munna Tiwari (Sanjay Narwekar) adds to more confusion. Plus, there is the usual love triangle which gives us romantic songs. But, for me, the highlight in the movie is where Shoma Anand doubts her husband (Paresh Rawal) of having a relation with Rimi Sen and Paresh Rawal doubting his wife as her character undergoes a change the minute she lands in their city-home. As if to add fuel to fire Akshay Khanna keeps visiting their house and asking for Anjali (meaning Rimi Sen) which Paresh construes as Anjali (Shoma Anand).

As can be seen from the above, Paresh Rawal was the main character in this movie, just as he was in many of Priyadarshan’s Hindi movies ‘Hera Pheri’, ‘Hulchul’, ‘Chup Chup Ke’, ‘Bhagam Bhag’ and a few more, all of which I have seen more than once. Today we are wishing this versatile actor on turning 67 (is he really that old, unbelievable).

Today’s song happens at a party thrown by Anjali (Shoma Anand) for her birthday where both Anjali (Rimi) and Akshay Khanna are uninvited guests. But the husband and wife feel that the other has invited their new ‘friend’ and fantasize the two dancing with their new-friend. Sadhana Sargam and Shaan are the singers who have been invited to entertain the people at the party. A very cute song which is nice on the ears.

Song – Chain Aapko Mila Mujhe Deewaangi Mili (Hungama) (2003) Singer – Shaan, Sadhna Sargam, Lyrics – Sameer, MD – Nadeem Shravan

Lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)

ey hey hey hey
la la la la
ey hey hey hey
aa haa haa
hmmm hmmm hmmm
la la la la
la la la lalala lalala la

chain aap ko mila
mujhe deewaangi mili
hosh aapko mila
muhe to bekhudi mili
phir bhi pyaar
aap se hi karta hai dil
chain aap ko mila
mujhe deewaangi mili
o ho hosh aapko mila
muhe to bekhudi mili
phir bhi pyaar
aap se hi karta hai dil
chain aap ko mila
mujhe deewaangi mili

manaaun to main isko kaise
ye dil deewaana hai na maane
bataaun to bhala main kaise
ye ishq kya hai ye na jaane
shaidaai main
tera hua
tujhko nahin hai ye pata aa aa aa
jaam aapko mila
mujhe to berukhi mili
o ho hosh aapko mila
muhe to bekhudi mili
phir bhi pyaar
aap se hi karta hai dil
chain aap ko mila
mujhe deewaangi mili

koi kisi pe jaan de de
koi kare hai bewafaai
ye faaslon ka dard kya hai
ye jaanti hai bas judaai
tujhse mili
jabse nazar
deewaani main ho gayi ee ee ee
neend aapko mili
mujhe to bebasi mili
aa haa haa hosh aapko mila
muhe to bekhudi mili
phir bhi pyaar
aap se hi karta hai dil
chain aap ko mila
mujhe deewaangi mili

chain aap ko mila
mujhe deewaangi mili
aa haa haahosh aapko mila
muhe to bekhudi mili

 


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

Blog Day :

4950 Post No. : 16813

Hullo Atuldom

‘Pehli Baar’ (First Time) is a program that is aired on a channel of the DTH service that I am subscribed to. It gives background about how some celebrities met or got together for the first time ever. Of course the incidents, and content in that program is possibly stuff that many of us have read over the years over-and-over again, and also in all the Filmfares, Screen (the magazines of yesteryear), Star & Style, Stardust, Cine Blitz etc. that were available in all the circulating libraries of those times. Stories like how Nargis had batter in her hand when she opened the door for Raj Kapoor, how Balraj Sahni saw Johnny Walker mimicking actors as he sold tickets in Mumbai’s BEST buses etc.

When I write a post I try to bring songs from the first movie of the celebrity who I am focusing on. The ‘Pehli Baar’ of the artistes who have made a place in our hearts and minds. The Pehli Baar that I mentioned star-kid (now a grown-up man) Abhishek Bachchan in a post, must have been this song – “Happy Days Are Here Again“.

But that was not his debut in Hindi films, his debut was in JP Dutta’s ‘Refugee’ in 2000. The movie was also the first released film for Kareena Kapoor. Jackie Shroff, Suneil Shetty, Reena Roy, Anupam Kher, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Shadaab Khan (Amjad Khan’s son), Ashish Vidyarthi and a whole set of known faces forming the supporting cast were part of the film which was about a Muslim family from Bihar that had migrated to East Pakistan post the partition of India in 1947. But after the formation of Bangladesh in 1971 this family along with several such families are forced to relocate to West Pakistan. For this they choose the Dhaka-Guwahati-Delhi-Ajmer route. From Ajmer they go to Haji Peer in Pakistan through Bhuj in Rann of Kutch. In this endeavor they are assisted by an agent who is simply addressed as Refugee (Abhishek Bachchan). He normally is very impersonal when escorting people across the border and is unaware that he is assisting terrorists too. But he begins to like the daughter (Kareena Kapoor) of this family and keeps visiting her even after the family is settled into Pakistan. The rest of the movie talks about the hardships the lovers face due to involvement of the border security forces, terrorism in the region etc. And as in all JP Dutta movies there is exchange of fire, across the border, between the Indian and Pakistani forces and a thought provoking question at the close of the film when Kareena Kapoor delivers her baby in the no-man’s land area between the two nations.

‘Refugee’ was an average grosser at the box-office and both the debutantes got positive reviews too. Following its release Abhishek was seen in ‘Tera Jadoo Chal gaya’ and ‘Dhai Akshar Prem Ke’ in the same year. ‘Dhai Akshar Prem Ke’ was the Pehli Baar that we saw Aishwarya Rai with AB Jr. (as he is popular in the social media world). There were other 10-12 movies of AB Jr’s that released between 2000 and 2004, all of which were not-so-commercially successful. But most of them had the critics appreciating Abhishek. ‘Yuva’ (2004) by Mani Ratnam is a point in case. ‘Bunty Aur Babli’ (2005) and ‘Dhoom’ (2004 ) were his biggest successes in that period. He has been trolled (a term that is in vogue in this age and times) for being his parents’ son and wife’s husband for the past few years. But he is a person who has never responded to any of the negatives that are being thrown at him and has been quietly working with a movie of his releasing every year.

Let me clear my stand here:- I am his parents’ fan not his. But I really like his work and the sincerity with which he dances and emotes. I don’t think there is any harm in appreciating good work and Abhishek does have some good movies in his filmography. I have seen him switch between atrocious comedy and absolute serious scenes with ease in Rohit Shetty’s ‘Bol Bachchan’ (2012) and ‘Zameen’ (2003). He is definitely his parents’ son (and I am not mentioning it in a negative way here). He has been around for 22 years and nobody will invest money on a flop actor if he was not going to give good returns.

So let us wish him well on his birthday today.

I have a whole set of possible songs to go with this post, but I shall stick to AB Jr’s first screen appearance. ‘Refugee’ had six songs of which the following two are on the blog – “Aisa Lagta Hai Jo Na Hua Hone Ko Hai” and “Raat Ki Hathlei Par Chaand Jagmagaata Hai“.

The first song appeared almost 10 years ago. Here is the next. It is sung by Sonu Nigam and Alka Yagnik, written by Javed Akhtar and Anu Malik is the music director. The song shows the young lovers building their future home.

Song – Taal Pe Jab Ye Zindgani Chali (Refugee) (2000) Singer – Alka Yagnik, Sonu Nigam, Lyrics – Javed Akhtar, MD – Anu Malik
Chorus

Lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)

aaaa aaaaa aaaaaa
aaaa aaaa
haa..aaye
ho  oo

taal pe jab ye zindgani chali
taal pe jab ye zindgani chali
hum hain deewaane
hum hain deewaane
ye kahaani chali
oo oo oo oo oo
aaa aaa aaa aaa aaa

taal pe jab ye zindgani chali
taal pe jab ye zindgani chali
hum hain deewaane
hum hain deewaane
ye kahaani chali
oo oo oo oo oo
aaa aaa aaa aaa aaa

[sargam]

oo oo oo oo oo oo
aaa aaa aaa aaa aaa aaa

teri nazar ki dhoop hai jis ne mujh ko roop diya hai
nikhar gai hoon
sanwar gai hoon
jab se pyaar kiya hai
teri nazar ki dhoop hai jis ne mujh ko roop diya hai
nikhar gai hoon
sanwar gai hoon
jab se pyaar kiya hai
sach to ye hai sanam
hai ye tera karam
hosh saara ganvaa ke deewaani chali
taal pe jab ye zindgani chali
taal pe jab ye zindgani chali
hum hain deewaane
ye kahaani chali
oo oo oo oo oo
aaa aaa aaa aaa aaa

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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आ॰॰आ आ॰॰आ आ॰॰आ
आ॰॰आ आ॰॰आ
हा॰॰ये
हो ओ

ताल पे जब ये ज़िंदगानी चली
ताल पे जब ये ज़िंदगानी चली
हम हैं दीवाने
हम हैं दीवाने
ये कहानी चली
ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ
आ आ आ आ आ

ताल पे जब ये ज़िंदगानी चली
ताल पे जब ये ज़िंदगानी चली
हम हैं दीवाने
हम हैं दीवाने
ये कहानी चली
ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ
आ आ आ आ आ

[सरगम]

ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ
आ आ आ आ आ आ

तेरी नज़र की धूप है जिसने मुझको रूप दिया है
निखर गई हूँ
संवर गई हूँ
जबसे प्यार किया है
तेरी नज़र की धूप है जिसने मुझको रूप दिया है
निखर गई हूँ
संवर गई हूँ
जबसे प्यार किया है
सच तो ये है सनम
है ये तेरा करम
होश सारा गंवा के दीवानी चली
ताल पे जब ये ज़िंदगानी चली
ताल पे जब ये ज़िंदगानी चली
हम हैं दीवाने
ये कहानी चली
ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ
आ आ आ आ आ


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

Blog Day :

4935 Post No. : 16783

Hullo Atuldom

21st January – the 57th remembrance day of the lively, lovely Geeta Bali – of the mischievous eyes and smile.

She was born Harkirtan Kaur in Amritsar and began her career at the age of 12. Her first adult role or heroine role came in 1946 i.e. at the age of 16. The film was ‘Badnaami’. Her popularity came with ‘Baawre Nain’ in 1950. She was seen in about 80+ films in her short career which ended with her untimely death in 1965.

To be truthful, I must say that my first memories of the lady was when I saw her dancing with Bhagwan Dada in the songs of ‘Albela’ (1951). This was during the Chitrahaar and Chhaayageet (television programs) days of my life. I didn’t know any other details about her and honestly speaking I didn’t bother to find too.

For me the actors lasted for as long as the songs played on the television. It must have been much much later in my life, say in the last 15-20 years that I have come to associate songs with the writers, music directors, films, singers, actors emoting on the screen etc. Same goes for Geeta Bali too.

It is only in the last so many years that I found that some of the songs which I love to hear are also great to see because of who it is filmed on. This is the truth of my liking “Sun Bairi Balam Sach Bol Re“; “Tadbeer Se Bigdi Huyi Taqdeer Banaa Le“; “Shaam Dhale Khidki Tale“; “Chaandni Aayi Banke Pyaar Saajana O Saajana“; and the best of them all “Ye Raat Ye Chaandni Phir Kahaan“. All these songs have one common factor – Geeta Bali. I am sorry I forgot to add another personal favorite in this list – “Shola Jo Bhadke Dil Mera Dhadke” – all lively lovely songs and a heroine to match. Today one more song got added to this list – a song from the 1956 release ‘Inspector’ – “Mera Akele Jiya Kaise Laage Re Piya“.

Recently after subscribing to a particular channel on my DTH I am having a daily feast of great, good movies and songs That is where I discovered that today is the anniversary of this beautiful lady who was also Shammi Kapoor’s wife. She was one Kapoor bahu who continued to work in films even after marriage and two children. Her popularity didn’t wane due to her marriage. Of course Jennifer Kendall (Shashi Kapoor’s wife) was not on the scene then I think.

After I discovered today’s connection with Geeta Bali I googled to see what the internet throws up about this yesteryear leading lady. I found this https://www.indiatimes.com/entertainment/celebs/10-things-you-need-to-know-about-indian-cinema-s-larger-than-life-actress-geeta-bali-256307.html  where her son Aditya Raj Kapoor has been quoted (I am reproducing here)

If you see the way Shammi Kapoor danced, that was Geeta Bali’s personality. My mother was a bigger and more successful star than my father when they got married. 

Of course then the article goes on to mention that she had worked with her future-in-laws before she got married to Shammi Kapoor. The article says that Surinder Kapoor (Anil and Boney Kapoor’s father) was Geeta’s secretary. And that she was a disciplinarian , adventurous, promoter of fine arts and how she used to take her kids on long drives. (Personally I didn’t know all this). That article is a good read.

I had messaged Sudhirji and Atulji in the morning asking if there were any songs filmed on Geeta Bali that are yet to be posted, and Sudhir ji replied that he has to look up. By then I had discovered an hitherto unheard, unseen (by me of course) song that has Geeta Bali playing a village girl whose friends are teasing her about her marriage being fixed with a city bred. I looked further and found that this was from a 1960 movie called ‘Bade Ghar Ki Bahu’. Looking up the ‘List of songs movie-wise’ told me that this song is yet to be posted and only the following two song from this film are on the blog.

Cham Cham Chamka Saara Jahaan

Meri Khata Bata De Phir Chaahe Jo Sazaa De

Today’s song is sung by Asha Bhonsle, written by Tanvir Naqvi and composed by Chitragupt. The movie was directed by Kundan Kumar and had a cast of Geeta Bali, Kuldeep Kaur, Shammi, Abhi Bhattacharya, Sunder etc.

I must thank Sudhir ji for helping with cutting the video out of the movie of which I found a very bad print on YouTube.


Song – Sarke Chunariya Lachke Qamariya Aa Ja Saanwariya Re (Bade Ghar Ki Bahu) (1960) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Tanvir Naqvi, MD – Chitragupt
Chorus

Lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)

oo oo oooo
oo oo oo oooo

oo oo oo oo oo oo
oo oo oo

oo oo
lall la lalla
oo oo
lall la lalla
oo oo
lall la lalla
lall la lalla
lall la la

sarke chunariya lachke kamariya
aaja saanwariya re
rang bhari hamri nagariya re..ae..ae
sarke chunariya lachke kamariya
aaja saanwariya re
rang bhari hamri nagariya re..ae..ae

oo oo oo ooooo
hothon pe laali

hothon pe laali
nainon mein dorey
hothon pe laali
nainon mein dorey
chhup chhup ke dekhen
gaaon ke chhore
chhup chhup ke dekhen
gaaon ke chhore
ho gaaon ke chhore
aaa aaa aaa aaa
mukh par hai jhhalke
moti se jal ke
chhalke gagariya re
rang bhari hamri nagariya re
sarke chunariya lachke qamariya
aaja saanwariya re
rang bhari hamri nagariya re..ae..ae

oo oo oo ooooo
gaalon ko choome

gaalon ko choome
chaandi ke baale
gaalon ko choome
chaandi ke baale
maare sharam ke
ghunghat nikaale
maare sharam ke
ghunghat nikaale
ho ghunghat nikaale
aaa aaa aaa aaa
chalti hai chhan chhan
jhanke hai jhaanjhar
saaje dagariya re
rang bhari hamri nagariya re
sarke chunariya lachke qamariya
aaja saanwariya re
rang bhari hamri nagariya re..ae..ae

oo oo oo ooooo
jhoole hain sakhiyaan

jhoole hain sakhiyaan
choodi hai khanke
jhoole hain sakhiyaan
choodi hai khanke
khushboo se mehke
jhonke pawan ke
khushboo se mehke
jhonke pawan ke
ho jhonke pawan ke
aaa aaa aaa aaa
udte hain aanchal
jhukte hain baadal
chamke bijuriya re
rang bhari hamri nagariya re
sarke chunariya lachke qamariya
aaja saanwariya re
rang bhari hamri nagariya re..ae..ae

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

ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ ओ

ओ ओ
लल्ल लल्ला
ओ ओ
लल्ल लल्ला
ओ ओ
लल्ल लल्ला
लल्ल लल्ला
लल्ल ला ला 

सरके चुनरिया लचके कमरिया
आजा साँवरिया रे
रंग भरी हमरी नगरिया रे॰॰ए॰॰ए
सरके चुनरिया लचके कमरिया
आजा साँवरिया रे
रंग भरी हमरी नगरिया रे॰॰ए॰॰ए

ओ ओ ओ ओ॰॰ओ
होठों पे लाली

होठों पे लाली
नैनों में डोरे
होठों पे लाली
नैनों में डोरे
छुप छुप के देखें गाँव के छोरे
छुप छुप के देखें गाँव के छोरे
हो गाँव के छोरे
आ आ आ आ
मुख पे हैं झलके
मोती से जल के
छलके गगरिया रे
रंग भरी हमरी नगरिया रे
सरके चुनरिया लचके कमरिया
आजा साँवरिया रे
रंग भरी हमरी नगरिया रे॰॰ए॰॰ए

ओ ओ ओ ओ॰॰ओ
गालों को चूमें

गालों को चूमें
चांदी के बाले
गालों को चूमें
चांदी के बाले
मारे शरम के घूँघट निकाले
मारे शरम के घूँघट निकाले
हो घूँघट निकाले
आ आ आ आ
चलती है छन छन
झनके है झाँझर
साजे डगरीया रे
रंग भरी हमरी नगरिया रे
सरके चुनरिया लचके कमरिया
आजा साँवरिया रे
रंग भरी हमरी नगरिया रे॰॰ए॰॰ए

ओ ओ ओ ओ॰॰ओ
झूल हैं सखियाँ

झूल हैं सखियाँ
चूड़ी है खनके
झूल हैं सखियाँ
चूड़ी है खनके
खुशबू से महके
झोंके पवन के
खुशबू से महके
झोंके पवन के
हो झोंके पवन के
आ आ आ आ
उड़ते हैं आँचल
झुकते हैं बादल
चमके बिजुरीया रे
रंग भरी हमरी नगरिया रे
सरके चुनरिया लचके कमरिया
आजा साँवरिया रे
रंग भरी हमरी नगरिया रे॰॰ए॰॰ए

 


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 :

4929 Post No. : 16770 Movie Count :

4565

Mukesh and his Co-Singers – 8
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Today, we take up Mukesh’s association with playback singer Jagjit Kaur wherein there is a solitary duet and that too in an unreleased film called ‘Hum Ek Hain’.

There are 3 released movies named ‘Hum Ek Hain’ and one unreleased. Mukesh has sung one solo in one of the released movies under Usha Khanna and one solo and a duet in the unreleased movie under Khaiyyam. Confused? Well, me too and hence the table below.

Films titled ‘HUM EK HAIN’
Year of release Composer Mukesh songs
1946 Hunslal Bhagatram Nil
1969 Usha Khanna One solo
Unreleased Khayyam A solo and a duet with Jagjit Kaur
1982 N/A N/A

Further, I came across a rather familiar song which is again represented by the name “Hum Ek Hain” – “Awaaz Do Hum Ek Hain.  And seeing that popular actors have been featured in the video version of the song, one is left to imagine which of the above films, the said song belongs to.

Fortunately, I did not have to struggle much to trace the details as it was amply clear that it was a stand-alone NFS (1962) patriotic song produced by Govt of India’s Films Division and sung with much gusto by Rafi Saab. Details of the said song are represented on our blog in this link here. Of all the composers Khayyam Saab scored music for the album thereby creating additional curiosity as well as confusion for me.

Now, an original film booklet sheet of 1969 film in which Mukesh has a solo is easily available on the net and is reproduced below.

For some strange reason, Mukesh’s name is missing in the list of playback singers. I am not sure if the song was dropped from the film soundtrack, but the solo does exist in audio form.

I have covered one post on Mukesh’s complete association with Usha Khanna – “Tera Mera Pyaar Koi, Aaj Kal Ki To Baat Nahin“, and two separate posts on his filmi (“Sab Tthaath Pada Reh Jaayega“) and NFS songs (“Na Hui Gar Mere Marne Se Tasalli Na Sahi“) under composer Khaiyyam. Many songs in the said three posts are still available for grabs for covering in the blog.

Coming to Mukesh’s combo with Jagjit Kaur, I have said in the beginning of the post that there is a solitary duet. It’s a surprise that the two artists did not collaborate more in spite of Mukesh seemingly to be close to Khayyam Saab family. However, we should remember that Khayyam Saab himself engaged Jagit Kaur sparingly for playback songs and relied more on the two Mangeshkar sisters.

As we are well aware, both Khayyam Saab and his wife Jagjit Kaur left for their heavenly abode in the very recent past.

Khayyam Saab:           18 February 1927 – 19 August 2019
Jagjit Kaur:                1930 – 15 August 2021

I pay tributes to both the artists and bring forth this duet of Jagjit Kaur and Mukesh from an unreleased film titled ‘Hum Ek Hain’ and composed by Khayyam Saab. Jagjit Kaur sings in unison with Mukesh and her voice is not heard separately. Such is the rarity of this only duet of the combo.

Song – Ram Kaho Ya Rahim Kaho Tum Krishn Kaho Ya Kareem Kaho  (Hum Ek Hain) (UR) (1960s) Singer – Mukesh, Jagjit Kaur (only in chorus with Mukesh), Lyrics – Jaan Nisar Akhtar, MD – Khayyaam
Mukesh + Jagjit Kaur
Mukesh + Jagjit Kaur + Chorus
Chorus

Lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)

wo hai allah
wo hai ishwar
wo hai mukti dhaam
ek nahin sau roop hain us ke
ek nahin sau naam

ram kaho ya rahim kaho
tum krishn kaho ya kareem kaho
ram kaho ya rahim kaho
awaaz tumhari pahunchegi
maalik tak jo bhi naam bhajo
ram kaho ya rahim kaho
tum krishn kaho ya kareem kaho
ram kaho ya rahim kaho

mandir masjid ek hain dono us ke aage
uski leela dekh naa paayen mahal abhaage
duniya rasta bhool gayi hai aisa laage
mann mein koi khot rahe na mann tab jaage
aapas mein matbhed na barto
itna mat abhimaan karo
ram kaho ya rahim kaho
tum krishn kaho ya kareem kaho
ram kaho ya rahim kaho
awaaz tumhari pahunchegi
maalik tak jo bhi naam bhajo
ram kaho ya rahim kaho
tum krishn kaho ya kareem kaho
ram kaho ya rahim kaho

zaaten paaten varg niyam sab jhootthe naare
rasmen hon yaa reet ke bandhan dhong hain saare
nadaanon ne aap kiye hain ye batwaare
wo hai sab ka aaj bhi us ko sab hain pyaare
deen yahi hai dharm yahi hai
maanavta ka maan karo
ram kaho ya rahim kaho
tum krishn kaho ya kareem kaho
ram kaho ya rahim kaho
awaaz tumhari pahunchegi
maalik tak jo bhi naam bhajo
ram kaho ya rahim kaho
tum krishn kaho ya kareem kaho
ram kaho ya rahim kaho

kaun ye mandir dwaar khada hai sheesh jhukaaye
(aaa aaa aaa aaa)

tarse par bhagwan ke darshan kar na paaye
(aaa aaa aaa aaa)

sab par mandir dwaar khulen kab wo din aaye
(hmm hmm hmm hmm)

kab tak ye andher kahaan tak ye anyaay..ae..ae
kab tak ye andher kahaan tak ye anyaay..ae..ae
jis ne sabko ek banaaya
uska mat apmaan karo
ram kaho ya rahim kaho
tum krishn kaho ya kareem kaho
ram kaho ya rahim kaho
awaaz tumhari pahunchegi
maalik tak jo bhi naam bhajo
ram kaho ya rahim kaho
tum krishn kaho ya kareem kaho
ram kaho ya rahim kaho

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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वो है अल्लाह
वो है ईश्वर
वो है मुक्ति धाम
एक नहीं सौ रूप हैं उसके
एक नहीं सौ नाम

राम कहो या रहीम कहो
तुम कृष्ण कहो या करीम कहो
राम कहो या रहीम कहो
आवाज़ तुम्हारी पहुंचेगी
मालिक तक जो भी नाम भजो
राम कहो या रहीम कहो
तुम कृष्ण कहो या करीम कहो
राम कहो या रहीम कहो

मंदिर मस्जिद एक हैं दोनों उसके आगे
उसकी लीला देख ना पाएँ महल अभागे
दुनिया रस्ता भूल गई है ऐसा लागे
मन में कोइ खोट रहे ना मन तब जागे
आपस में मतभेद ना बरतो
इतना मत अभिमान करो
राम कहो या रहीम कहो
तुम कृष्ण कहो या करीम कहो
राम कहो या रहीम कहो
आवाज़ तुम्हारी पहुंचेगी
मालिक तक जो भी नाम भजो
राम कहो या रहीम कहो
तुम कृष्ण कहो या करीम कहो
राम कहो या रहीम कहो

ज़ातें पातें वर्ग नियम सब झूठे सारे
रस्में हों या रीत के बंधन ढोंग हैं सारे
नादानों ने आप किए हैं ये बटवारे
वो है सबका आज भी उसको सब हैं प्यारे
दीन यही है धर्म यही है
मानवता का मान करो
राम कहो या रहीम कहो
तुम कृष्ण कहो या करीम कहो
राम कहो या रहीम कहो
आवाज़ तुम्हारी पहुंचेगी
मालिक तक जो भी नाम भजो
राम कहो या रहीम कहो
तुम कृष्ण कहो या करीम कहो
राम कहो या रहीम कहो

कौन ये मंदिर द्वार खड़ा है शीश झुकाये
(आ आ आ आ)
तरसे पर भगवान के दर्शन कर ना पाये
(आ आ आ आ)
सब पर मंदिर द्वार खुलें कब वो दिन आए
(हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म)
कब तक ये अंधेर कहाँ तक ये अन्याय॰॰ए॰॰ए
कब तक ये अंधेर कहाँ तक ये अन्याय॰॰ए॰॰ए
जिसने सबको एक बनाया
उसका मत अपमान करो
राम कहो या रहीम कहो
तुम कृष्ण कहो या करीम कहो
राम कहो या रहीम कहो
आवाज़ तुम्हारी पहुंचेगी
मालिक तक जो भी नाम भजो
राम कहो या रहीम कहो
तुम कृष्ण कहो या करीम कहो
राम कहो या रहीम कहो


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

Blog Day :

4924 Post No. : 16761 Movie Count :

4561

Hullo Atuldom

KJ Yesudas – the bridge between South Indian and North Indian songs. Classical – both Carnatic and Hindustani, Light Music, Bhajan, and film music have been enriched by this maestro who turns a year older, today the 10th of January. Some people are omnipresent in our lives – Yesudas is one of them. We have grown up hearing him sing “Gori Tera Gaaon Bada Pyaara“, “Kaa Karoon Sajani Aaye Na Baalam“, “Dil Ke Tukde Tukde Karke Muskura Ke Chal Diye“, “Koi Gaata Main So Jaata” and numerous other songs. And for his fans who also understand other languages “Mayechi Sauli” from ‘Nanand Bhavajay’ (1991), and a few songs in Bengali, Oriya, and a few international languages too. I am not listing his songs from South Indian films that will be on the personal playlists of his fans.

I cannot forget that it was Yesudas’s voice that made me (a certified Bollywood addict) appreciate some Krishna bhajans “Krishna Ne Begane Baaro” (for one) and the lori (lullaby) that is played in the Sabarimala Temple before the temple closes for the day “Harivarasanam” (a video that was uploaded five years back) (original recording). I am sure there will be followers of the blog who will be able to give us a list of their favourite bhajans that were rendered by the legend KJ Yesudas.

In my honest opinion he is a fit recipient of the Padma Awards- Padma Shri in 1975, Padma Bhushan in 2002, and Padma Vibhushan in 2017. Additionally he has won eight National awards for Best singer and numerous State Awards and Filmfare Awards. It is a measure of his stature that Swaralaya award for music artistes in recognition of their outstanding performance is named ‘Swaralaya Yesudas Award”- this award is instituted by a Kerala entertainment channel and Swaralaya an organisation that promotes music. I can go on and on about all the awards that he has been bestowed upon.

As I set out to write this post I had a feeling that we may have run out songs by Dasettan (as he is addressed by his Malayalee fans) I find that we have only 62 songs from Hindi films on the blog, so that means we have a long way to go.

Today we are going to hear a song from ‘Maha Shaktimaan’ (1985). I don’t recall anything about this movie even if it is a release of the ’80s, other than the ‘non-ear non-eye’ friendly Asha Bhonsle song ‘Mamalu Mamalu’ (this also I recalled when I googled for songs of this film). But thankfully there is a better song in this movie which is sung by Kavitha Krishnamurthy and Yesudas, a song which has Yesudas’s trademark classical touch to it. The music director for this movie is Bappi Lahiri and Indeevar was the lyricist. The movie seems to have had only three songs and cast that had Meenakshi Sheshadri, Raj Babbar, Kim, Danny, Pradeep Kumar, Urmila Bhatt, Karan Shah, Jaya Malini etc. From the poster in the video of the accompanying song it appears like a dance of Raj Babbar and Meenakshi, but since I didn’t find a video to go with it we cannot be sure.


Song – Ang Ang Mein Chhand Basey Hain (Maha Shaktimaan) (1985) Singer – Yesudas, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Lyrics – Indeevar, MD – Bappi Lahiri
Yesudas + Kavita Krishnamurthy
Chorus

Lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)

sa. . .
sa ni dha pa ma pa dha pa ma
ga re sa

aaa aaaa aaaa aaaa
aaaa aaaa
aaa aaaaa aaaa

ang ang mein chhand bhare hain
aankhon se chhalke pyaar
ang ang mein chhand bhare
aankhon se chhalke pyaar
man ko bas mein kar leti hai..ae..ae..ae
man ko bas mein kar leti hai
teri paayal ki jhankaa..aa..aar
aaa aaa aaa
aaa aaa aaa
ang ang mein chhand bhare hain
aankhon se chhalke pyaar

[sargam + alaap]

sa
ni
dha
pa

hothon mein tere madira ka pyaala..aa..aa
[sargam + taal]
[alaap]
hothon mein tere madira ka pyaala
saara badan tera jaise madhushala
ta thaiya ta thaiya naache jawaani
ta thaiya ta thaiya naache jawaani
jhoom ke aayi bahaa..aa..aar
aaa aaa aaa
aaa aaa aaa
ang ang mein chhand bhare hain
aankhon se chhalke pyaar

[alaap]

sa
ni
dha
pa

roop dikha de ras barsa de..ae..ae..ae
roop dikha de ras barsa de
pyaasi nazar ki pyaas bujha de
murli jo seene se tu laga le
murli jo seene se tu laga le
veena baje bin taa..aa..aar
aaa aaa aaa
aaa aaa aaa
ang ang mein chhand bhare hain
aankhon se chhalke pyaar
man ko bas mein kar leti hain..ae..ae
man ko bas mein kar leti hain
teri paayal ki jhankaa..aa..aar
ang ang mein chhand bhare hain
aankhon se chhalke pyaar

[sargam + taal]


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

Blog Day :

4910 Post No. : 16726 Movie Count :

4553

Hullo Atuldom

‘Mujhse Shaadi Karogi’ (release date 30th July 2004) is produced by Sajid Nadiadwala and directed by David Dhawan. It has a cast headed by Priyanka Chopra, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Amrish Puri, Kadar Khan, with Shashikala, Upasana Singh, Supriya Karnik, Satish Shah, Rajpal Yadav, etc for support. A few well-known faces make cameo appearances as themselves. The songs of the movie are written by Arun Bhairav, Jalees Sherwani (never heard these two names) and Sameer. Sajid- Wajid and Anu Malik are the music composers with Anu Malik giving music for one song and Sajid-Wajid having tuned the rest (there were 8 songs with two songs being multi-version songs).

The movie is the story of two friends Sameer and Sunny who meet in Goa after a gap of many years and only one of them recognizes the other as the ‘bachpan ka yaar‘. Actually Sunny seeks out Sameer with the help of Sameer’s grandmother (Shashikala) and tracks him down in Goa. Sunny gets Sameer to believe that he is after the girl, Rani Singh whom he is trying to woo. That makes it two hurdles for Sameer to overcome in his love-life; the other being Rani’s father (Amrish Puri). The movie has some fun moments between Sameer and Rani’s parents as also the landlord (Kadar Khan) of Sameer and Sunny. After a lot of madcap happenings Sameer comes to know that Sunny is actually Arun Khanna- his bachpan ka yaar – and that his aim in seeking out Sameer was just to reunite with him.

On the way to ‘THE END’ there is a chase through a crowded stadium (filmed at Bangalore’s stadium) after Sameer is taunted by Sunny about Sameer’s anger-management issues. Sameer snatches the microphone from the Chief Guest at the cricketing event, a friendly match between India and Pakistan, much to the amusement of the commentators and the players. He makes a public apology to Rani and her parents and proposes to her in front of the spectators.

This movie has Salman Khan playing Sameer, Akhsay Kumar playing Sunny alias Arun Khanna and Priyanka Chopra playing Rani Singh. Rajpal Yadav plays a madcap astrologer who keeps giving Sameer directions on how to woo Rani which always flop.

There have been a few posts on the blog, since 24th when the movie based on the 1983 world cup had its theatrical release. That movie is on my wish-list, but all those posts and references to cricketers making appearances, as themselves, on the silver screen, reminded me of this movie. Of course we have had Sunil Gavaskar and Sandeep Patil playing romantic characters on-screen and Syed Kirmani playing a negative character too, but we are looking at films that have cricketers playing themselves.

‘Mujhse Shaadi Karogi’ has Navjot Singh Sidhu play a commentator (he had turned a commentator mouthing Sidhuisms by then) and Sajid Khan (the comedian and film maker) sharing the commentary box. Then we have Javagal Srinath, Ashish Nehra, Irfan Pathan, Mohammad Kaif, Parthiv Patel, and Harbhajan Singh looking at the goings-on, on the pitch, from the pavilion. And (finally) we have Kapil Dev as the chief guest from whom Sameer snatches the microphone. Kapil Paaji also puts in his two-bit to help Sameer’s case with Rani and her father and put an end to the interruption that the drama was causing to the start of the game.

We are having this film making its debut on the blog to wish Salman Khan on his 56th birthday. Here is wishing him health and happiness and a long innings entertaining us Hindi Film Followers. This romantic song is composed by Sajid-Wajid and written by Arun Bhairav. It is sung by Alka Yagnik and Udit Narayan.

 


Song – Laal Dupatta Udd Gaya Re Bairi Hawa Ke Jhonke Se (Mujhse Shaadi Karogi) (2004) Singer – Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan, Lyrics – Arun Bhairav, MD – Sajid-Wajid
Chorus

Lyrics

laal dupatta

laal dupatta
udd gaya re bairi hawa ke jhonke se
laal dupatta
udd gaya re bairi hawa ke jhonke se
mujhko piya ne dekh liya
haaye re dhokhe se
maana ke mujhe dil dega wo
magar meri jaan lega wo
maana ke mujhe dil dega wo
magar meri jaan lega wo

laal dupatta

laal dupatta
udd gaya re tera hawa ke jhonke se
laal dupatta
udd gaya re tera hawa ke jhonke se
tujhko piya ne dekh liya
haaye re dhokhe se
maana ke tujhe dil dega wo
magar apni jaan dega wo
maana ke tujhe dil dega wo
magar apni jaan dega wo

oo oo oo oo
oo oo oo
hey hey hey hey hey
la la

laakh chhuopaye baithi thi main
chaand se chehre ko
ik pal mein hi tod diya
bairan hawa ne pehre ko
oo
tere chehre kya jaana
kucch aisa jaadu chhaa gaya
mere chaand ko dekh ke
chaand bhi sharma gaya
mujhe sharam si aaye
haaye tauba
mera dil ghabraaye
haaye tauba
arey aa baahon mein chook naa jaayen
aise mauke se
tujhko piya ne dekh liya
haaye re dhokhe se
maana ke tujhe dil dega wo
magar apni jaan dega wo
maana ke mujhe dil dega wo
magar meri jaan lega wo

haaye
mehka mehka ye samaa
kehne laga aa pyaar kar
mere sohne yaar tu
dilbar se iqraar kar
oo
tere pyaar ki khushboo
meri saanson mein sama gai
le sajna sab chhod main tere
peechhe peechhe aa gai
tujhe pyaar ho gaya
haaye tauba
iqraar ho gaya
haaye tauba
arey
ab to roke naa rukun main
kisi ke roke se
mujhko piya ne dekh liya
haaye re dhokhe se
maana ke mujhe dil dega wo
magar meri jaan lega wo
maana ke tujhe dil dega wo
magar apni jaan dega wo

laal dupatta
udd gaya re bairi hawa ke jhonke se
hoye
laal dupatta
udd gaya re tera hawa ke jhonke se
tujhko piya ne dekh liya
haaye re dhokhe se
maana ke mujhe dil dega wo
magar meri jaan lega wo
maana ke tujhe dil dega wo
magar apni jaan dega wo

———————————————————
Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
———————————————————

लाल दुपट्टा

लाल दुपट्टा
उड़ गया रे बैरी हवा के झोंके से
लाल दुपट्टा
उड़ गया रे बैरी हवा के झोंके से
मुझको पिया ने देख लिया
हाय रे धोखे से
माना के मुझे दिल देगा वो
मगर मेरी जान लेगा वो
माना के मुझे दिल देगा वो
मगर मेरी जान लेगा वो

लाल दुपट्टा

लाल दुपट्टा
उड़ गया रे तेरा हवा के झोंके से
लाल दुपट्टा
उड़ गया रे तेरा हवा के झोंके से
तुझको पिया ने देख लिया
हाय रे धोखे से
माना के तुझे दिल देगा वो
मगर अपनी जान देगा वो
माना के तुझे दिल देगा वो
मगर अपनी जान देगा वो

ओ ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ ओ
हे हे हे हे हे
ल ल ल ला ला

लाख छुपाए बैठी थी मैं
चाँद से चेहरे को
इक पल में ही तोड़ दिया
बैरन हवा ने पहरे को

तेरे चेहरे क्या जाना
कुछ ऐसा जादू छा गया
मेरे चाँद को देख के
चाँद भी शर्मा गया
मुझे शरम सी आए
हाए तौबा
मेरा दिल घबराए
हाए तौबा
अरे आ बाहों में चूक ना जाएँ
ऐसे मौके से
तुझको पिया ने देख लिया
हाय रे धोखे से
माना के तुझे दिल देगा वो
मगर अपनी जान देगा वो
माना के मुझे दिल देगा वो
मगर मेरी जान लेगा वो

हाय
महका महका ये समा
कहने लगा आ प्यार कर
मेरे सोहने यार तू
दिलबर से इक़रार कर

तेरे प्यार की खुशबू
मेरी साँसों में समा गई
ले सजना सब छोड़ मैं
तेरे पीछे पीछे आ गई
तुझे प्यार हो गया
हाय तौबा
इक़रार हो गया
हाय तौबा
अब तो रोके ना रुकूँ
मैं किसी के रोके से
मुझको पिया ने देख लिया
हाय रे धोखे से
माना के मुझे दिल देगा वो
मगर मेरी जान लेगा वो
माना के तुझे दिल देगा वो
मगर अपनी जान देगा वो

लाल दुपट्टा
उड़ गया रे बैरी हवा के झोंके से
होय
लाल दुपट्टा
उड़ गया रे तेरा हवा के झोंके से
तुझको पिया ने देख लिया
हाय रे धोखे से
माना के मुझे दिल देगा वो
मगर मेरी जान लेगा वो
माना के तुझे दिल देगा वो
मगर अपनी जान देगा वो


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