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This article is written by Avinash Scrapwala, 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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4747 Post No. : 16475

#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 145 # Samjhauta-1973
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Browsing the blog always brings some surprises for me and reminds me of some forgotten songs. There are movies where some of their songs are very popular and familiar, while the some songs from these films remained unexplored and forgotten.

Today’s movie is one such example.

Lots of nostalgia is associated for me with the “Samjhauta”(1973) songs ‘badi door se aaye hain, pyaar ka tohfaa laaye hain’ and ‘samjahuta ghamon se kar lo’. I have not watched this movie but I was aware of these songs as these songs were extremely popular songs of those days, even among people who never watched this movie. Recently I came across this movie on the blog and then I realised that only three songs (including the multiple version title song) from this movie have been covered on the blog. The third song being ‘sab ke rehte lagtaa hai jaise koi nahin hai meraa’. I am familiar with this song as well. But I was oblivious of the remaining two songs from this movie.

Moreover, if we note the dates of the earlier songs posted – two in 2008 and one in 2010 (or precisely on 24.07.2010)- the last time a song from “Samjhauta”(1973) was covered in the blog as was nearly eleven years ago !

Today I present the fourth song from this movie ‘Samjhauta-1973’.

“Samjhautaa-1973” was directed by Ajoy Biswas for ‘Jwala Pictures Pvt. Ltd, Bombay’. It was produced by Sundeep Sethi. It had Yogita Bali, Anil Dhawan, Shatrughan Sinha, Ajitesh, Pradeep Kumar, Naaz, Sulochana, Asit Sen, Sajjan, Randhir, Tarun Bose, Jankidas, Manik Dutt, Jagdish Raj, Polsan, Dilip Dutt, Madhu Apte, Samar Roy, Gautam Mukherji, Bachan Singh, Sajan, Prem Master Bunty.

This movie introduced Ajitesh Bannerjee, and Keshto Mukherjee and Bipin Gupta had a special appearance in this movie.

Story of this movie was written by Sukhen Das, whereas the screenplay and dialogues of this movie was written by Inder Raj Anand.

Editing of this movie was done by Tarun Dutta.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 31.05.1973.

This movie had six songs including one multiple version song.

Lyrics for five out of six songs were written by Indeevar (including one multiple version song) and for one song lyrics were written by Verma Malik.

Music for this movie was composed by Kalyanji-Anandji.

Following is the list of the songs from this movie as mentioned in HFGK Vol-V (1981-1980).

Sno Song Title Singer Lyricist Posted On
1 Tanak tuk tandaa… aise logon ka dhandhaa Kishore Kumar Verma Malik Being discussed today
2 Badi door se aaye hain Mohd Rafi Indeevar 03.12.2008
3 Koi nahin hai meraa Mohd Rafi Indeevar 21.11.2008
4 Samjhauta ghamon se kar lo Lata Mangeshkar Indeevar 24.07.2010
5 Sainkado Kishore yahaan… Kishore Kumar Indeevar Not Posted yet
6 Samjhauta ghamon se kar lo Kishore Kumar Indeevar 24.07.2010

In the movie credits the name of Mukesh is mentioned among playback singers, with Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar and Mohd Rafi. (Mukesh’s voice appears in the song ‘badi door se aaye hain)

Today’s song is sung by Kishore Kumar. Anil Dhawan is lip-syncing the song and performing on it on screen. Asit Sen and many others can be seen in the picturisation of this song.

This song is the very first song in the movie and appears as the movie starts. The song is shown as played at a ‘nautanki function’ in a village setting, where the hero is laments at the society’s changing behaviour and how the moral values are going down.

Audio

Video


Song-Aise logon ka dhandhaa arrey kabhi na hoga mandaa (Samjhauta)(1973) Singer-Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Verma Malik, MD-Kalyanji Anandji

Lyrics

he ae he he
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda aa
ha ha

aise logon ka dhandhaa
arey kabhi na hoga mandaa
bhai jiski jeb mein teen degreeyaan
chori jhoothh aur chandaa
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda aa
ha ha

aise logon ka dhandhaa
arey kabhi na hoga mandaa
bhai jiski jeb mein teen degreeyaan
chori jhoothh aur chandaa
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda aa
ha ha

haath mein degree ee
haath mein degree BA ki hai
phir bhi ee
man mein bhari hai udaasi ee
haath mein degree BA ki hai
phir bhi man mein udaasi
sochaa thha kuchh ban ke rahenge
ban gaye ye chapraasi
salaam saab
mai baap
mai baap
pandrah saal ki mehnat pe bhi
phir gayaa dekho randaa
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda aa
ha ha
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda aa
ha ha

isney usko o
arey isney usko
usney usko
usney usko lootaa haa
pataa nahin lagtaa hai yaaron
kisne kisko lootaa
haay haay
kisne kisko lootaa
Golmaal sab kar jaate hain
Karke gorakhdhandhaa
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda aa
ha ha
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda aa
ha ha

jo deta bhaashan hai dharam pe
ae ae ae ae ae
jo deta bhaashan hai dharam pe
uske dil mein dharam nahin
aankh pe do sau ka chashmaa hai
phir bhi aankh mein sharam nahin
dharam karam ko khaa gayaa dekho
ye chaandi ka phandaa
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda aa
ha ha
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda aa
hey hey

sun lo
sun lo
yaaron zamaanaa kaisaa paltaa hai
o sun lo sun lo
yaaron zamaanaa kaisaa paltaa hai
kaam duniya ka jo dekho
ho rahaa ultaa ultaa hai
gadhe ki keemat hai do sau
o o o o o
gadhe ki keemat hai do sau
aadmi sau mein biktaa hai
haan
sab kuchh ho gayaa mehengaa lekin
sastaa ho gaya bandaa
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda aa
he he

aise logon ka dhandhaa
arey kabhi na hoga mandaa
bhai jiski jeb mein teen digreeyaan
chori jhoothh aur chandaa
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda
tanak tuk tanda aa


This article is written by Sadanand Kamath, 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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4746 Post No. : 16473

Sixty-five years have passed since ‘Jhanak Jhanak Paayal Baaje’ (1955) -JJPB for short – was released. I had seen the film in a theatre in South Mumbai either in 1955 or 1956 (this film had run for nearly 2 years in a single theatre in Mumbai). But I had no recollection of much of the film. It was only after I watched some parts of the film on the video sharing platforms over a period of time, I could connect some scenes from the film I saw in my childhood. The film still evokes interest of the cinema lovers especially of those who relish the classical dance/music.

I am now in a better position the appreciate a bold and somewhat adventurous decision Shantaram took to produce and direct JJPB with the classical dance as a theme. If not handled properly, the theme could have turned the film into a documentary rather than a feature film. It was a high budget film in a technicolour extravaganza. Shantaram’s bold and daring decision to make JJPB has be admired in the backdrop of the following handicaps he faced:

(1) The successive failures at the box office of ‘Surang’ (1953) and ‘Subah Ka Taara’ (1954), both directed by V Shantaram had already put a financial strain on his banner, Rajkamal Kala Mandir. Under the circumstances, producing a film with a classical dance theme which Shantaram had never handled in the past, that too in technicolour was fraught with a huge financial risk.

(2) There were examples in the 1940s when Sagar Movietone made ‘Kumkum The Dancer’ (1940) and Wadia Movietone made ‘Court Dancer/Raj Nartaki’ (1941) with classical dance theme. The results were not encouraging. Both these films failed at the box office putting the financial strains on the respective banners. Eventually, Sagar Movietone had to be merged with National Studio and Wadia Movietone got split between Wadia Brothers and the Wadia Studio was sold to V Shantaram.

(3) It was a high budget film but the lead actors in the film were non-stars – a handicap for the box office collections. The lead actor, Gopi Krishna was just emerging as a choreographer in a couple of films while the lead actress, Sandhya had acted in two Hindi films prior to getting the lead role of a dancer in JJPB. Moreover, she was not a trained classical dancer like Vyjayantimala who had already became a star actor-dancer and had the capacity to attract the crowd in the theatres much higher than that of Sandhya.

Despite these handicaps, going ahead with JJPB showed the confidence level of Shantaram as a director and a master craftsman of the cinema medium. Probably, Shantaram may have felt that with his technicolour film, he was in a better postion to present the classical dance theme than what Sagar Movietone and Wadia Movietone had made in 1940-41. He put Sandhya under Gopikrishna for the intensive dance training for over a year which included training during the shooting of the film as well.

Shantaram was very successful in winning over the audience who had rejected his previous two films. He made the Indian classical dances visually appealing to the audience by presenting them in a hybrid choreography, coupled with the lavish settings. The visuals in Technicolour appealed to the audience. The film became Shantaram’s most successful films on the box office front. More than the commercial success of the film, it was personal satisfaction for Shantaram as a producer-director when JJPB won the National Award and the Filmfare Award for the Best Film for 1955.

Since JJPB was all about Indian classical dances, it was apparent that the songs need to be based on the Hindustani classical music. It is said that some well-wishers of Shantaram including Vasant Desai had suggested him to entrust the music direction of the film to Naushad who had emerged as a star music director in the classical genre after the phenomenal success of his songs in ‘Baiju Bawra’ (1952). But Shantaram entrusted the music direction to Vasant Desai. It is interesting to note that after ‘Dahej’ (1950), as a music director, Vasant Desai was not associated with Shantaram’s subsequent films, ‘Parchhaain’ (1952), ‘Surang’ (1953), ‘Teen Batti Chaar Raasta’ (1953) and ‘Subah Ka Taara’ (1954).

In his zeal to prove the confidence reposed on him by his mentor, Vasant Desai travelled all over India to pick up the best musicians for his music team for JJPB. In Jammu, he picked up Shiv Kumar Sharma, an upcoming Santoor player who was still in his teen at that time. From Banaras, he picked up Pandit Samta Prasad, the renowned Tabla player. Ustad Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan of Indore played sitar for Vasant Desai. In JJPB, Santoor as a musical instrument was used for the first time which later became a part of many Hindi film songs and background music.

After almost all the songs had been recorded, Vasant Desai had composed the title song in raga ‘Darbari’ for which he persuaded Ustad Amir Khan to sing. Ustad Amir Khan arrived at the recording studio for the final rehearsal and recording. At the last moment, Vasant Desai felt that he should get consent of Shantaram before the recording. So, he invited him to the recording studio to listen to the final rehearsal. Upon listening to the rehearsal, Shantaram was unhappy. He called Vasant Desai to an adjoining room and advised him to cancel the recording and suggested to either change the tune or the singer or both. Somehow Vasant Desai, on some pretext, persuaded Ustad Amir Khan to come for the recording the next day.

A nervous Vasant Desai reached home and sat down quietly. He did not know what was wrong with the composition and could not sleep that night. Early morning, it dawned to him that all the dances in the film had very fast tempo and rhythm whereas his tune was in very slow tempo and so were the aalaaps. Vasant Desai composed the same song in Raga Adana in very fast tempo and aalaaps. He rehearsed the new tune with Ustad Amir Khan in the presence of Shantaram who was pleased with the new composition. [Source of this triva on title song -”Journal of SIRC”, Annual 2012].

I am presenting here the much talked about title song, ‘jhanak jhanak paayal baaje’ rendered by Ustad Amir Khan. The words are of Hasrat Jaipuri and the music composition is of Vasant Desai.

The title song became so popular that Ustad Amir Khan used to get ‘farmaish’ in his public concerts to sing the title song. Later, Ustad Amir Khan started singing a much-elongated version of this song (nearly 9 minutes) in his concerts and the gramophone record for the same was released. Ustad Amir Khan sang live the title song of the film on the occasion of the diamond jubilee (60th week) celebration of the film in the presence of the distinguished guests at the Liberty cinema in Mumbai.

Audio Clip:

Video Clip:

Audio Clip (Concert Verson):

Song-Jhanak jhanak paayal baaje (Jhanak Jhanak Paayal Baaje)(1955) Singer-Ustad Amir Khan, Lyrics-Hasrat Jaipuri, MD-Vasant Desai

Chorus

Lyrics: (Based on Audio Clip)

jhanak jhanak paayal baaje
jhanak jhanak paayal baaje

paayaliya ki runak jhunak par
paayaliya ki runak jhunak par
chham chham manwa naa..che
jhanak jhanak paayal baaje
jhanak jhanak paayal baaje
jhanak jhanak paayal baaje

neel gagan bhi sunkar jhoome
madhur madhur jhanka…ar
madhur madhur jhankaar
soyi dharti jaag uthhi hai
soyi dharti jaag uthhi hai
goonj uthha sansaar
raag rang bhi saa…je
jhanak jhanak paayal baaje
jhanak jhanak paayal baaje
jhanak jhanak paayal baaje

jhanak jhanak paa…yal baaje
jhanak jhanak paayal baaje

[sargam]
jhanak jhanak paayal baaje
jhanak jhanak paayal baaje
jhanak jhanak paayal baaje

(aaaaaaaaaaaa)

jhanak jhanak paayal baaje
aaaaaaaaaaaaa
aaaaaaaaaaaaa
aaaaaaaaaaaaa
aaaaaaaaaaaaa
paayal baa..je
jhanak jhanak paayal baaje
paayal baa….je
jhanak jhanak paayal baaje
aaaaaaaaaaaa
aaaaaaaaaaaaa
aaaaaaaaaaaaa
aaaaaaaaaaaaa
paayal aaa baa..je ae
jhanak jhanak paayal baaje
aaaaaaaaaaaa
aaaaaaaaaaaaa
aaaaaaaaaaaaa
aaaaaaaaaaaaaa
paayal baa…je
jhanak jhanak paayal baaje
jhanak jhanak paayal baaje
(aaaaaaaaaaaaaa)
jhanak-jhanak paayal baaje
(aaaaaaaaaaaaaa)
jhanak-jhanak paayal baaje


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4681 Post No. : 16361

We all are witnessing a once in a century pandemic that is taking a heavy toll of precious human lives. There is information overload on this topic. Much of the “information” that we are being bombarded with is not useful, and may even be harmful.

I have been observing all this. I have tried to figure out what is going on. I have tried to piece together useful information about this virus. Here I would present my take on this pandemic and how I think we should deal with the situation.

It seems that very few people actually have an idea how covid infection takes place and how it spreads. Awareness about how to protect oneself against this virus also seems low among people. The outcome of low awareness about this virus has led to disastrous consequences as we all have seen.

In a situation where most people are pressing the panic button and losing their heads, we need to take a calm look at things so that we know how to deal with this situation. I will try to keep it as simple and easy to understand as is possible.

covid 19 virus can be likened to a well trained terrorist group. It is trained and armed and indoctinated outside our borders. Then they are sent across the border to create terrorist acts within our border. Here terrorists are equivalent to covid 19 virus, whereas our country is like our body.

How do these terrorists cross the border ? If they find no security across the border, then they just sneak in unchallenged. If security is tight then they try to sneak in while their army resort to shelling across the border to divert the attention of our security forces. These terrorists then try to sneak in.

These terrorists, if they sneak in, try to create terror attacks wherever they can. If security is tight, then their attempts are foiled most of the time. If security is slack or the terrorists get local support then they are able to create serious damage.

If the terrorists are able to fan out inside the whole country then they can create terror attacks all over the country. All this happened in India with regularity not too far back. This is the most severe kind of terror attacks that India has seen.

With this background, that all Indians can readily identify with, I will try to explain how covid 19 virus acts in a similar way.

Covid 19 virus tries to gain entry into human body. It is a respiratory virus, so it can only enter our body through the external respiratory parts, viz nose and mouth, and also through eyes. So if our body is a country then nose and mouth and eyes are our border posts through which this virus tries to gain entry. When this virus was unknown, it had a free passage into the human body through nose and mouth of unsuspecting victims. When its existence became known then people began wearing masks. It is as if earlier the borders were unmanned but now they need tight security. Face masks are the border security force that that guard our entrances (nose and mouth).

If nose and mouth are guarded then still the virus may lurk in, seeking to enter when the guard is down, viz when the face mark is removed. People do remove face masks when they feel that there is no virus around. Virus lurks in the air, on the person, on clothes, exposed part of the body etc. If a person touches something (on his person or any object containing virus) and then touches his nose or mouth, this is the opening that the virus needed. It then enters the respiratory tract of the body. Now you know why there is so much stress on sanitising objects, hands etc. This also shows us what is the importance of six feet distance. If people stand far off, then the chances of virus getting transmitted from one person to another reduces considerably.

If despite all precautions, some virus enters the respiratory system, its quantity (viral load) will be low. If we are outright careless (no mask, no social distancing) then our respiratory system may receive a heavy viral load.

What happens when the virus manages to enter the respiratory system dodging the mask? It depends on the preparedness near the border.

Masks at the nose are like BSF who guard the border. If the terrorists cross the border, then they have to face the army, who are stationed near the border. In case of covid infection, the army that confronts the virus is known as body’ immunity system. It is basically white blood cells of blood. These WBC are the army soldiers to deal with the infiltrators. These WBCs are trained to tackle known viruses that they have tackled in the past. As soon as they come across a previously known virus, they are immediately able to mobilise anti bodies to tackle that virus. The antibodies can be readily and rapidly deployed. On the other hand, when a new virus, viz covid 19 virus enters about which the WBCs have no previous information, then WBCs take some time to get prepared. As WBCs gather more information about the new virus, they begin to create anti bodies to tackle the virus. But for a new virus, especially if a heavy viral load had entered the respiratory system, the WBCs response may turn out to be slow and inadequate. In the meanwhile the virus is able to do considerable damage to the respiratory system. By the time the WBCs begin to create antibodies, it may be too late.

So, If the viral load is less, then the virus is stopped there itself. If viral load is heavy and the person is not vaccinated then the virus may overwhelm the immunity system and enter further into the body, namely the lungs. Lungs are like the different states of the country. The terrorists have now spread throughout the country, and now they can wreak severe damage. The security in the interior of the country is in the hands of police, which is far too ill equipped to deal with such security threats than the army. Same is the case with the immunity system of the body, which is helpless if the virus gains access to the lungs.

Let us say that the person was already vaccinated. In that case, the immunity system was familiar with this virus. So as soon as the virus entered the respiratory system, the WBCs, being already aware about the nature of the virus, will be able to deploy antibodies immediately. So a vaccinated body is like a country with a strong well trained and well prepared army near the border. In that case most of the infiltrating virus would get neutralised there itself.

If the immunity is weak and person is not vaccinated, then the virus overwhelms the resistance at the entrance and invades the lungs. In that situation, the virus starts rapidly infecting the lungs that are unprotected and are now at their mercy. The virus damages the alveoli (tiny air sacs). The function of the alveolus is to transfer oxygen to the blood vessels. These blood vessels or capillaries carry the oxygen to the RBCs (Red blood cells). It is the RBCs that finally deliver the oxygen to all the internal organs in the body.

The virus works by damaging the wall and the lining of the alveolus and capillaries. The debris from the damage(exudate) , which is plasma protein accumulates on the alveolus wall and thickens the lining. As the walls’ thicken, the transfer of oxygen to the red blood cells is impaired. The thicker the wall gets, the more difficult it gets to transfer oxygen to the red blood cells, which causes difficulty in breathing as the body is running short of oxygen. And the lack of oxygen to the internal organs results in a deficit in the body and impairs the functioning of the organs. At this juncture, the body fights to increase oxygen intake.

And the first response of the body is to destroy the virus and prevent its replication, but if the individual has weaker immunity then the body is unable to stop the virus, and this aggravates the crisis.

As the air sacs are damaged, there is an influx of liquid which is mostly inflamed cells and protein and this fluid build-up leads to pneumonia. This further impairs the oxygen intake by the lungs and hinders the oxygen exchange. Due to the novelty of the Covid 19 strain, there is no immediate treatment to directly cure pneumonia in Covid 19 patients and they are mostly given supportive care.

There are some key indicators that the doctors use to judge the onset and severity of this severe condition called Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) in infected individuals:

(1)Hypoxia – Low oxygen levels in the blood, due to damage to the alveolus

(2)Breathing difficulties and shortness of breath

(3)Chest x-rays of the lungs exhibit an opaque and glassy look against the black background

(4)Worsening symptoms over the course of time, from the day of detection of the virus

Is there no hope if the virus reach the lungs ? There is ! And it is this fact which is the most important thing to understand about this virus. The ammunition of the virus gets exhausted in nine days and so the virus gets ineffective nine days after it enters the body. If the damage to the body can be kept as low as possible though medication and other means then after nine days the recovery process begins. So the patient must be kept alive for nine days. If it can be achieved then he or she will survive. Forget low damage, even patients who suffered over 80% damage to their lungs have survived !

Virus may have become ineffective but it may have taken a heavy toll on the lungs by that time. The patient must lie prone on his/ her tummy and try to clear the contents of the lungs by coughing them out. Coughed up exudate (phlegm) would be variously coloured when the infection is severe. After a few days the colour would keep changing, from catechu colour (most severe) to black color (less severe)and finally as the infection reduces, the phlegm would become white. Finally phlegm would stop.

As the phlegm comes out, space is created in the lung and that makes breathing easier. Patients who are hospitalised and they have oxygen fitted on them mistakenly believe that they only have to keep lying down passively without doing anything. Not taking any proactive action to clear up the phlegm in their lungs is a mistake because in that case the situation will keep getting worse because the oxygen being pumped into their lungs will have no place to go in the lungs. If oxygen cannot reach the lungs then naturally they cannot be sent to RBC and from there to various parts of the body, and that would lead to serious complications.

It is seen that not just patients, even medical practitioners are often not very helpful (mainly because of their lack of experience). For instance, when a patient goes for chest x ray or HRCT, the report just states the facts, without any expert and helpful comments. A typical (and actual) HRCT report stated- “CT severity score of -36/40”

What will a normal patient do on reading the above ! He/ she will most probably die of shock if not covid because it indicates that the damage to the lung is over 80 %. Fortunately, the above patient happened to be the sister of my wife. My wife told her sister that she did not have to worry. The virus had done all it could and now the lung condition was only going to improve. To make space in the lungs, she advised her sister to do exercises that would expel the phlegm (technical term for this substance is exudate) stuck in her lungs. My wife’s sister followed the advice scrupulously. There was noticeable improvement in her condition. After a couple of weeks, her scan showed perfectly clear lung condition !

It was not the first case where my wife helped save a life. Last year, her brother too had suffered from covid and he too had delayed getting himself checked and treated, leading to a lung condition that was even worse. Even there, correct and timely advice by my wife helped save the life of her brother.

In my wife’s opinion, Rohit Sardana, the news anchor faced a similar situation as faced by her brother and sister and he could have been saved if he had received correct medical advice of the kind that she gave to her brother and sister. In Rohit Sardana’s case, he was in home isolation and he was making good recovery and was feeling better. It was on the advice of some well meaning colleague that he got his HRCT done. The HRCT showed similar severity as in case of my sister in law. But Rohit Sardana did not have the advantage of a good doctor’s advice who would tell him that the worst was over for him. Looking at the severity of his lung report, he went into shock and got himself admitted to a hospital, where he died soon thereafter.

So, to summarise all the above discussion, it can be said that the best protection against covid 19 is a properly worn mask. Do all in your ability to ensure that the virus cannot enter your respiratory system. The virus can enter your respiratory system only through nose and mouth (and in exceptional cases through eyes). Protect these entrances to your respiratory system with your life. If in rare cases virus does get in, only a light load of virus gets in if you have taken precautions, so that your present immunity system can deal with it. Do not be foolhardy to offer a free passage to the virus by going around without mask. Allowing a huge viral load to enter your respiratory system believing that you have a great immunity system is nothing but suicide. Such people will be mercilessly shown their mortality by the virus. Once the virus attacks your lung, then you will be forced to run around from pillar to post, but all these efforts will largely be fruitless. A mask costing a few rupees, and a disciplined lifestyle is more effective in preventing covid than all that desperate scramble clamouring for hospital beds, oxygen, remdesivir etc, and all that at black market prices.

And please get yourself vaccinated at the first opportunity available. India is one of the few countries that can produce its own vaccines and so India is not dependent on foreign supplies (which are difficult to come by). Most people are getting it for free in government facilities. but if some private hospitals are offering it against payment, then pay for it, avoid long waiting lists of government hospitals and get yourself vaccinated. Paying a few hundreds, or even a couple of thousands of rupees for the doses of this vaccine is fully worth it as will protect you from this deadly virus.

While discussing this deadly respiratory disease, I had decided that this article should be accompanied by a song dealing with “Saans”. The first “saans” song that I was reminded of was this song of “Aashiqui”(1990) but I thought that this song was already covered. On checking up, I heaved a sigh of relief (pun unintended) because this song was not yet covered in the blog.

Produced by Gulshan Kumar and Mukesh Bhatt and directed by Mahesh Bhatt, “Aashiqui”(1990) had Rahul Roy, Anu Agarwal, Reema Lagoo, Deepak Tijori, Avtar Gill, Tom Alter, Mushtaq Khan, Javed Khan, Sunil Rege, Homi Wadia, Anang Desai etc in it. Two songs from the movie have been covered in the past.

This movie turned out to be a musical blockbuster. The story of the movie was quite run of the mill and no great shakes, but the music made the movie a super duper hit.

The song under discussion has two versions. THe movie begins with the male version sung by Kumar Sanu. This song is picturised as a hotel/ club song. Rahul Roy lip syncs the song. Sameer is the lyricist. Music is composed by Nadeem Shrawan.

The female version song is sung by Anuradha Paudwal. Its video does not seem to be available. I had watched this movie in New Delhi and I vaguely recall having seen the female version also. But its video does not seem to be available now. In any case, it was the male version which was the more popular.

The song likens the need for a “sanam” to the need for “saans”. We take “saans” for granted, but not any longer, seeing the clamour of medical oxygen in these times. One never imagined that a time may come when one would be willing to pay money to be able to breath oxygen artificially. God has given us the ability to breathe this air for free. Let us hope that we will continue to be able to avail of this gift of being able to breathe naturally.

Today (12 May 2021) is also International Nurses’ day. On this occasion, let us all hail and appreciate the great service that they and other medical personnel are rendering in combating this pandemic.

Male version (Video)

Female (Audio)

Song-Saanson ki zaroorat hai jaise zindagi ke liye(Aashiqui)(1990) Kumar Sanu/ Anuradha Paudwal, Lyrics-Sameer, MD-Nadeem Shrawan

Lyrics

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Male version
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ho ho ho ho
ho ho ho
ho ho ho ho
ho ho ho

saanson ki zaroorat hai jaise
saanson ki zaroorat hai jaise
zindagi ke liye
bas ek sanam chaahiye ae ae aashiqui ke liye
jaam ki zaroorat hai jaise
jaam ki zaroorat hai jaise
bekhudi ke liye
haan ek sanam chaahiye ae ae aashiqui ke liye
bas ek sanam chaahiye ae ae aashiqui ke liye

waqt ke haathhon mein sabki taqdeeren hain
waqt ke haathhon mein sabki taqdeeren hain
aaina jhoothha hai
sachchi tasveeren hain
jahaan dard hai wahin geet hai
jahaan pyaas hai wahin meet hai
koi na jaane magar r
jeene ki yahi reet hai
saaz ki zaroorat hai jaise
saaz ki zaroorat hai jaise mausiqui ke liye
bas ek sanam chaahiye ae ae aashiqui ke liye ae
haan ek sanam chaahiye ae ae aashiqui ke liye

Dialogues
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ladies and gentlemen
aaj hamaare beech mister and mrs Peston jee
apni shaadi ki pachcheesvin saalgirah mana rahe hain
let us give them a big hand

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ho ho ho ho
ho ho ho
ho ho ho ho
ho ho ho

manzilen haasilen hain
phir bhi ek doori hai
manzilen haasilen hain
phir bhi ik doori hai
bina humraahi ke
zindagi adhhoori hai
milegi kahin koi rehguzar
tanha katega
kaise ye safar
mere sapne ho jahaaan aan
dhhoondhhoon main aisi nazar
chaand ki zaroorat hai jaise
chaand ki zaroorat hai jaise chaandni ke liye
bas ek sanam chaahiye ae ae aashiqui ke liye
saanson ki zaroorat hai jaise
saanson ki zaroorat hai jaise zindagi ke liye
bas ek sanam chaahiye ae ae aashiqui ke liye
bas ek sanam chaahiye ae ae aashiqui ke liye
aashiqui ke liye
aashiqui ke liye
aashiqui ke liye

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Female version
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hmm hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm
aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa

saanson ki zaroorat hai jaise
saanson ki zaroorat hai jaise zindagi ke liye
bas ik sanam chaahiye ae ae aashiqui ke liye
shama ki zaroorat hai jaise
shama ki zaroorat hai jaise raushni ke liye
haan ik sanam chaahiye ae ae aashiqui ke liye
bas ik sanam chaahiye ae ae aashiqui ke liye

baaghbaan ke dil mein har kali khilti hai
baaghbaan ke dil mein har kali khilti hai
har lahar saahil se ik din milti hai
jahaan chain hai wahin bebasi
jahaan ashq hai wahin hai hansi
gham ke kaanton se chune ae usiko milti khushi
honthon ki zaroorat hai jaise
honthon ki zaroorat hai jaise baansuri ke liye
bas ik sanam chaahiye ae ae aashiqui ke liye
bas ik sanam chaahiye ae ae aashiqui ke liye

hmm hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm
laa laa laa laa
laa laa laa

har haseen dhadkan mein pyaar ki baaten hain
har haseen dhadkan mein pyaar ki baaten hain
har jawaan mehfil mein yaar ki baaten hain
jahaan nazm hai wahin hai ghazal
jahaan dhoop hai wahin hai kanwal
seene se lipte rahe ae kisi ke yaadon ke pal
dost ki zaroorat hai jaise
dost ki zaroorat hai jaise dosti ke liye
haan ik sanam chaahiye ae ae aashiqui ke liye
saanson ki zaroorat hai jaise
saanson ki zaroorat hai jaise zindagi ke liye
bas ik sanam chaahiye ae ae aashiqui ke liye
bas ik sanam chaahiye ae ae aashiqui ke liye
aashiqui ke liye
aashiqui ke liye
aashiqui ke liye


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Hullo Atuldom

Who is a dainty person?

Dainty is an adjective. If you describe a movement, person, or object as dainty, you mean that they are small, delicate, and pretty.

There is this actress from my growing up years who was very Dainty. Petite is another word that could be used to describe her. Not only was she loved by the audiences she was also a favourite of all her co-stars. Sanjeev Kumar would treat her like a child (as admitted by this actress in an interview) possibly an after effect of their first movie together where he played her father. Even though after that they went on to co-star in many movies and enacting a whole gamut of relations. Rishi Kapoor and Mithun were friends of hers and she has co-starred opposite Vinod Khanna in her younger days and also played mother roles to his sons in movies of the new millennium. She has paired opposite Amitabh Bachchan in 2 films in the ’70s and was seen in a brief role in a Bachchan starrer in 2015. She was often heroine to Jeetendra, Rajesh Khanna, Vinod Mehra, Shashi Kapoor and was also comfortable sharing her heroes and screen space with actresses of her time be it Rekha, Shabana, even Sridevi. She has said that Dharmendra, who was her father-in-law’s (Hemant Kumar) friend, used to be very protective. Who wouldn’t be considering how dainty or petite or small she looked in comparison to half her heroes.

When I think back, I find that I remember many of her songs and used to like all of them. “Sun ri pawan, pawan purvaiyya”; “neend churaaye, chain churaaye”; “chhatri na khol udd jaayegi”; “tera saath hai toh mujhe kya kami hai”; “megha re megha re mat pardes jaa re”; “zindagi ek naatak hai”- all of them and some more, are on my list of personal favourites.

Oh I didn’t say who I was speaking of. Indira Chattopadhaya is our birthday girl today. She is called Moushumi Chatterjee in the film industry. She has been entertaining audiences since her debut in Bengali films in 1967. Her Hindi debut happened in 1972 with “Anuraag” where she played a blind girl opposite Vinod Mehra. She was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by Filmfare in 2015.

“Itni Si Baat” ( 1981) was a movie directed by Madhu M. (possibly the only Hindi movie by him) and produced by K. Raghavan (not heard this name too). Kalyanji- Anandji were the music directors with Viju Shah, Babla, Anil Mohile as assistants; and Anjaan was the lyricist. Asha Bhonsle, Alka Yagnik, Hemlatha, Amit Kumar and Kishore Kumar are the playback singers (as per the titles of the movie) It had Sanjeev Kumar- Moushumi Chatterjee heading a cast of Tamanna, Arun Govil, Urmila Bhatt, Asit Sen, Roopesh Kumar, Kanan Kaushal, Baby Geetha, Master Gautam, Aashoo, Kesho Rana, Pardesi etc. Madan Puri and Om Prakash were in guest appearances.

I have seen this movie a few times on television and like its story. It is basically a story about a couple who are leading a harmonious monetarily comfortable life till they become parents. Then the wife starts feeling that things will ease up if she too takes up a job but the husband feels that is unnecessary. Also he has a feeling that she can help by being a little thrifty around the house and that would be help enough. To prove their points the couple switch duties and the wife finds a job and the husband starts looking after the house. They agree to experiment on this for a short period. What follows is chaos for the husband at home and wife at work and some hilarious moments. The movie comes to a close with the two realizing जिसका काम उसी को साजे और करे तो बुद्धु / डंडा/ ठेंगा बाजे’ “jiska kaam usiko saajhe, aur kare toh buddhu/ danda/ thenga baaje” (roughly translating to “every person is an expert in his own field”). Of course I don’t recall what happened to their monetary issue. 🙂

Today’s song happens at the beginning of the movie when Raja (Sanjeev Kumar) and Asha (Moushumi) have just expressed their love to each other. The song sung by Kishore Kumar and Anuradha Paudwal, runs through titles of the movie showing courtship, marriage and start of the family.

Here is wishing our cute Moushumi a very Happy birthday.


Song-Arre dheere dheere aankh ladi (Itni Si Baat)(1981) Singers-Kishore Kumar, Anuradha Paudwal, Lyrics-Anjaan, MD-Kalyanji Anandji
Both

Lyrics

Arre dheere dheere
dheere dheere aankh ladi
baaton mein baat badhi
dheere dheere aankh ladi
baaton mein baat badhi
hone lagi
arre hone lagi mulaqaat
idhar udhar ghadi ghadi

darde jigar
darde jigar aisa badha
dil pe nasha aisa chada
phir na pucho kya ho gaya aa
yeh ho gaya dekho yeh ho gaya,
yeh ho gaya dekho yeh ho gaya

la la laa la la laa
la la laa la la laa
la la laa la la laa

aisa jadoo chala pyar ka
har taraf tu hai tu
dil yeh kehne laga
har taraf tu hai tu
dil yeh kehne laga
phoolon mein
taaron mein
phoolon mein taaron mein
saari bahaaron mein
tuhi tu tuhi tu dikhne laga
mujhe tuhi tu tuhi tu dikhne laga

arre do dil hue aise fida
do dil huye aise fida
jee na sake hoke juda
phir na poochho kya ho gaya

ho oo saath jab se hai tera mila
saari duniya yeh kitni haseen ho gayi
saari duniya yeh kitni haseen ho gayi
ek dooje mein hum kho gaye
kaise sapnon mein yeh zindagi kho gaye
kaise sapnon mein yeh zindagi kho gayi

mann se yeh mann
tan se yeh tan
mann se yeh mann
tan se yeh tan

aise mile aise mile
aise mile aise mile
phir na poochho kya ho gaya
yeh ho gaya dekho yeh ho gaya
yeh ho gaya dekho yeh ho gaya

arre dheere dheere
dheere dheere pyaar badha
aur badha aur badha
do se hum teen huye
phir bhi ghar soona laga

daur kai aur chale
pyaase dil aur mile
phir na poochho kya ho gaya
haan
yeh ho gaya dekho yeh ho gaya
yeh ho gaya dekho yeh ho gaya


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Yearwise discussion of Lata Mangeshkar songs in HFM: Part XXXI: Year 1977
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In this episode, we discuss Lata Mangeshkar songs that she sang in Hindi movies released in 1977.

In 1977, 134 Hindi movies containing 695 songs were released. Lata Mangeshkar got to sing in 50 of these movies and she sang 96 songs in these movies. So Lata Mangeshkar’s voice was heard in 37 % of the movies released in 1977. Her voice was heard in 13.8 % of the songs appearing in the movies of 1977.

Here are the details of songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar in Hindi movies released in 1977 :-

S N Movie Music director Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Lyricists
1 Aadha Din Aadhi Raat Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
2 Aafat Nitin Mangesh 0 2 2 0 0 0 Maya Govind
3 Aalaap Jaidev 2 2 1 0 1 0 Dr Rahi Masoom Raza
4 Aanand Ashram Shyamal Mitra 0 1 1 0 0 0 Indeevar
5 Aap Ki Khaatir Bappi Lahiri 1 3 2 1 0 0 Shailly Shailendra
6 Aashiq Hoon Bahaaron Ka Laxmikant Pyarelal 2 2 1 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
7 Amar Akbar Anthony Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 1 0 0 0 1 Anand Bakshi
8 Apnaapan Laxmikant Pyarelal 2 3 1 2 0 0 Anand Bakshi
9 Chaacha Bhateeja Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 2 1 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
10 Chaani Hridaynath Mangeshkar 0 2 2 0 0 0 Bharat Vyas
11 Chala Muraari Hero Ban’ne R D Burman 0 2 2 0 0 0 Yogesh
12 Chalta Purza R D Burman 1 2 0 2 0 0 Anand Bakshi
13 Chhaila Baabu Laxmikant Pyarelal 2 2 2 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
14 Dharam Veer Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 2 0 1 1 0 Anand Bakshi
15 Dhoop Chhaaon Shankar Jaikishan 0 1 1 0 0 0 Vitthal Bhai Patel
16 Doosra Aadmi Rajesh Roshan 2 4 0 3 0 1 Majrooh Sultanpuri
17 Dream Girl Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 3 3 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
18 Duniyaadaari Shankar Jaikishan 2 4 1 2 1 0 Vishveshwar Sharma (2) Prabha Thakur(1) Vitthal Bhai Patel (1)
19 Ek Hi Raasta Rajesh Roshan 0 1 1 0 0 0 Verma Malik
20 Farishta Ya Qaatil Kalyanji Anandji 1 1 0 1 0 0 Anjaan
21 Hatyaara Kalyanji Anandji 0 1 0 1 0 0 Vitthal Bhai Patel
22 Heera Aur Patthar Kalyanji Anandji 0 3 3 0 0 0 Anjaan (2) Maya Govind (1)
23 Imaan Dharam Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
24 Jai Vijay Rajesh Roshan 1 3 2 0 1 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
25 Kaali Raat Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 1 1 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
26 Kalaabaaz Kalyanji Anandji 0 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
27 Khatta Meethha Rajesh Roshan 1 3 1 2 0 0 Gulzar
28 Khel Khilaadi Ka Kalyanji Anandji 3 5 0 4 1 0 Rajinder Krishan
29 Khoon Paseena Kalyanji Anandji 1 1 1 0 0 0 Anjaan
30 Kinaaraa R D Burman 3 3 1 2 0 0 Gulzar
31 Mama Bhanja Rajesh Roshan 0 2 1 1 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
32 Mamta Shyamal Mitra 1 1 1 0 0 0 Yogesh
33 Meri Dosti Tera Pyaar Mahesh Naresh 0 1 1 0 0 0 Prakash Pankaj
34 Mukti R D Burman 1 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
35 Niyaaz aur Namaaz Shamji Ghanshamji 0 1 1 0 0 0 Anjum Jaipuri
36 Paapi Bappi Lahiri 1 4 4 0 0 0 Kulwant Jaani (3) Naqsh Llayalpuri (1)
37 Palkon Ki Chhaaon Mein Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 1 1 0 0 0 Gulzar
38 Parvarish Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 2 0 0 2 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
39 Phir Janam Lenge Ham Bappi Lahiri 1 2 1 1 0 0 Gauhar Kanpuri
40 Praayaschit Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 4 4 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
41 Pratima Aur Paayal Bappi Lahiri 0 1 1 0 0 0 Indeevar
42 Priyatma Rajesh Roshan 1 1 1 0 0 0 Anjaan
43 Qasam Khoon Ki Kalyanji Anandji 0 2 2 0 0 0 Verma Malik(1) Anjaan (1)
44 Sahib Bahadur Madan Mohan 1 1 1 0 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
45 Shankar Hussain Khayyam 3 3 3 0 0 0 Meer Anees (1) Kaif Bhopali (1) Jaan Nisaar Akhtar (1)
46 Swaami Rajesh Roshan 1 1 1 0 0 0 Amit Khanna
47 Taxi Taxie Hemant Bhonsle 1 1 0 0 1 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
48 Thief of Baghdad Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
49 Tinku Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
50 Yahi Hai Zindagi Rajesh Roshan 2 2 0 2 0 0 Anand Bakshi
Total 50 movies 15 MDs 44 96 59 27 8 2 24 lyricists

Lata Mangeshkar worked with 15 music directors and 24 lyricists in these 50 movies released in 1977. This year, Laxmikant Pyarelal became the most prolific music directors with Lata. They had composed 464 songs in HFM with Lata Mangeshkar by the end of 1977. Shankar Jaikishan with 448 songs in the voice of Lata Mangeshkar were relegated to the second position. Kalyanji Anandji with 275 songs overtook C Ramchandra with 274 songs. Other top music directors for Lata Mangeshkar were Chitragupta (238), Madan Mohan (193), S D Burman (179), R D Burman (179), Roshan (144), Naushad (136), Hemant Kumar (127), Anil Biswas (120), Husnlal Bhagatram (108), Vasant Desai (104) and Salil Chaudhary (104). Together these fifteen music directors composed 3093 songs out of 4185 songs that Lata Mangeshkar had sung in Hindi movies till end of 1977. The top nine lyricists till end of 1977 for Lata Mangeshkar were Rajinder Krishan (551),Anand Bakshi (446), Shailendra (361), Majrooh Sultanpuri (349), Hasrat Jaipuri (295), Prem Dhawan (201), Bharat Vyas (191), Shakeel Badayuni (189), and Sahir Ludhianvi (141). These nine lyricists had penned 2724 songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar till that time.

Lata Mangeshkar collaborated with music directors Hemant Bhonsle, Mahesh Naresh and Shyamal Mitra for the first time in movies of this year. Lyricists Dr Rahi Masoom Raza, Meer Anees, Prabha Thakur, Prakash-Pankaj and Kulwant Jani and Shailly Shailendra got to collaborate with Lata Mangeshkar for the first time in movies released this year.

Here is the summary of Lata Mangeshkar’s playback career in Hindi movies till end of 1977 :

Year Movie count Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Remarks
1946 3 movies 4 4 4 0 0 0
1947 3 movies 5 5 3 1 0 1
1948 16 movies 50 50 37 6 4 3
1949 38 movies 134 157 103 35 12 7
1950 36 movies 114 143 93 32 14 4
1951 49 movies 189 223 158 52 10 3
1952 43 movies 149 177 138 31 4 4
1953 45 movies 170 195 149 35 5 6
1954 43 movies 140 172 144 23 4 1
1955 50 movies 165 218 177 30 10 1
1956 49 movies 168 204 153 35 13 3
1957 47 movies 129 160 110 38 7 5
1958 35 movies 102 132 95 25 10 1
1959 58 movies 188 211 130 68 12 1
1960 48 movies 139 166 102 50 12 1
1961 44 movies 125 152 88 55 5 4
1962 40 movies 118 129 84 40 5 0
1963 37 movies 103 111 62 38 8 3
1964 46 movies 122 133 91 31 8 3
1965 42 movies 83 91 71 17 1 2
1966 49 movies 104 133 110 14 8 1
1967 44 movies 92 106 67 38 8 3
1968 33 movies 83 84 59 19 5 1
1969 43 movies 77 97 67 27 2 1
1970 54 movies 86 130 84 39 3 4
1971 52 movies 105 126 71 52 3 0
1972 62 movies 96 151 86 60 3 2
1973 60 movies 92 138 94 37 3 4
1974 55 movies 69 104 66 33 0 5
1975 45 movies 60 90 50 35 3 2
1976 41 movies 57 97 53 39 1 4
1977 50 movies 44 96 59 27 8 2
Total upto 1977 1360 movies 3379 4185 2868 1062 191 82

It can be seen from the table of 1977 that Lata Mangeshkar sang 96 songs in 50 movies released in 1977.

44 songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar in movies of 1977 have been covered in the blog. That leaves us with 52 songs from movies of 1977 that are yet to be covered.

All Lata Mangeshkar songs from 17 movies of 1977 are already covered in the blog. So 52 Lata Mangeshkar songs from 33 movies of 1977 are still available to be discussed.

Alphabetically “Aadha Din Aadhi Raat”(1977) is the first movie of 1977 that offers us Lata Mangeshkar songs.

“Aadha Din Aadhi Raat”(1977) was produced by P Mallikharjun Rao and directed by Dhoondhi for Bharti International, Madras. The movie had Asha Parekh, Vinod Khanna, Shabana Azmi, Prem Chopra, Om Shivpuri, Jalal Agha, Jayashree T,Prem Bedi, T P Jain, Surendranath, Kirti Kumar, Pratima devi, Anju Gupta, Vishu Raje, Master Rommy , Master Shiraj, Shobha Herman, Harinder Kapoor, Deepak Pandit, Agha Mansuri, Makhrani, Rajesh, Surendra Chadah, Farida, Rosmin, Duraiya, Nilofer, Tersa Narona, Sitara, Palli tc in it. Ranjeet and Keshto Mukherjee had made friendly appearances in the movie.

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

The movie had one Lata Mangeshkar solo song in it. That song had a Kishore Kumar solo version too.

Here is the Lata Mangeshkar solo song from “Aadha Din Aadhi Raat”(1977) along with the Kishore Kumar version as well. The song is penned by Anand Bakshi. Music is composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal.

The female version is lip synced by Asha Parekh, with Master Rommy and Master Shiraj also seen in the picturisation. This song takes place toards the beginning of the movie, ith credits appearing on the screen

The male version takes place after the young actor grows up to become Vinod Khanna ho then lip syncs the Kishore Kumar version of the song.

Lyrics of this song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

Audio (Lata version)

Video (Lata version)-partial

Audio (Kishore Kumar version)

Video (Kishore Kumar version)-Partial

Song-Ye raat ek si hoti hai (Aadha Din Aadhi Raat)(1977) Singer-Lata/ Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

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Lata Mangeshkar Audio version
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ye raat ek see ee hoti hai ae
ye raat ek see ee hoti hai
koyi jaagta hai ae
koyi sota hai
aisaa hi ee hota hai
har baat ek see ee hoti hai
har baat ek see ee hoti hai
koyi hanstaa hai ae ae
koyi rotaa hai ae
aisaa hi ee hota hai
ye raat ek see ee hoti hai

tu roothhey bhaiyyaa
mujhko ye baat pasand naheen
dukh sukh ka baadal chhaaney se
koyi sambandh naheen
tu roothhey bhaiyyaa
mujhko ye baat pasand naheen
dukh sukh ka baadal chhaaney se
koyi sambandh naheen
koyee ee sambandh naheen
barsaat ek see ee hoti hai
barsaat ek see ee hoti hai
koyi bheegta hai
koyi jaltaa hai
aisaa hi ee hota hai
ye raat ek see ee hoti hai ae

aaa..aaa…aaa…
aaaa…aaa…aaa…aaaa
aaa..aaa…aaa

dil pe chhot lagey
to dil mein dard hotha hai ae
ye ae dard jo
hanske sehtaa hai woh
mard hota hai ae ae
dil pe chhot lagey
to dil mein dard hota hai ae
ye ae dard jo
hanske sehtaa hai woh
mard hota hai ae
woh mard hota hai ae
ye ghaat ek see ee hoti hai ae
ye ghaat ek see ee hoti hai ae
koyi jeeta hai ae
koyi martaa hai ae
aisaa hi ee hota hai
ye raat ek see ee hoti hai
ye raat ek see ee hoti hai

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Kishore Kumar Audio version
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ye raat ek see ee hoti hai ae
ye raat ek see ee hoti hai
koyi jaagta hai ae
koyi sotaa hai
aisaa hi ee hota hai
har baat ek see ee hoti hai
har baat ek see ee hoti hai
koyi hanstaa hai
koyi rotaa hai ae
aisaa hi ee hota hai
ye raat ek see ee hoti hai

dil pe chhot lagey to
dil mein dard hota hai ae
ye ae dard jo hanske sehta hai woh
mard hota hai ae ae
dil pe chhot lagey to
dil mein dard hota hai ae
ye ae dard jo
hanske sehtaa hai woh
mard hota hai ae ae
woh mard hota hai ae
ye ghaat ek see ee hoti hai ae
ye ghaat ek see ee hoti hai ae
koyi jeeta hai ae
koyi martaa hai ae
aisaa hi ee hota hai
ye raat ek see ee hoti hai

khilkar murjhaane ko hi
saarey phool khilte hain aen
milkar hi bichhdney ko
sab log milte hain aen
khilkar murjhaane ko hi
saarey phool khilte hain aen
milkar hi bichchdney ko
sab log milte hain
sab log milte hain aen
mulaaqaat ek see ee hoti hai
mulaqaat ek see ee hoti hai
koyi miltaa hai
koyi khotaa hai ae
aisaa hi ee hota hai
ye raat ek see ee hoti hai
har baat ek see ee

(sobbing sound)


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

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#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 134 # Qawwalis – 11 #
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Today’s qawwali is from the ‘1979’ movie ‘Auliyaa E Islaam’. Music for this movie was composed by Jaani Babu Qawwal the famous qawwali singer and composer of yesteryears.

Any discussion on Qawwalis either from Hindi movies or non-film music is incomplete without the mention of Jaani Babu Qawwal. He has left an indelible mark in Qawwali singing and in the history of Hindi film music. In Hindi movies there may not be many movies where he had sung or composed music for. But whatever he has composed or sung is unforgettable. He will always be remembered and whoever listens to his creations is surely going to fall in love with his voice and singing.

I have been longing to share a brief write-up with biographical information about Jaani Babu Qawwal, but it has taken time and I will be presenting it separately in the future.

For today’s presentation I am presenting a qawwali from the movie ‘Auliyaa E Islaam-1979’ (or Aulea-e-Islaam) was directed by A. Shamsheer for ‘Roopesh Film Combines, Bombay’.

It was produced by Ram Gopal Gupta and Ram Kishan Gupta. It had Farida Jalal, Tabrez, Imtiaz Khan, Soniya Sahni, Naaz, Jairaj, Nazir Hussain, Paro, Master Amjad and Rajendra Nath, Hakeem ji, Husn Bano, Shefali Choudhary and Master Tinoo, Mirza Musharaf, Khalifa, Usman, Ramesh Dubey, supported by Shatrujeet, Jagdish Raj, Rajan Haksar, Birbal. Mehmood, Padma Khanna, Keshto Mukherjee and Mukri had special appearances in this movie.

A Shamsheer the director of this movie was also the writer of this movie. Editing of this movie was done by Krishan Sachdev.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 18.08.1979.

This movie had as many as eleven songs, a good number of them being qawwalis (nine, if I am correct).

This movie had qawwalis by Shankar-Shambhu, Jaani Babu, Yusuf Azad, Chhote Yusuf, Abdur Rab Chaush, Rashid Hairan, Aziz Warsi and Aziz Nazaan.

Lyrics for this movie were written by Gauhar Kanpuri, Vikar Nagari, Kamil, and Khurshid Anwar.

As mentioned above music for this movie was composed by Jaani Babu.

Mohd Rafi, Mahendra Kapoor, Anuradha, Shankar-Shambhu, Jaani Babu, Yusuf Azad, Chhote Yusuf, Abdur Rab Chaush, Rashid Hairan, Aziz Warsi and Aziz Nazaan had given their voices to the songs in this movie.

Today’s song or qawwali is sung by Jaani Babu and Shankar – Shambhu. This is a background song with the movie titles on the screen.

Let us now enjoy this wonderful qawwali.

With today’s song this movie ‘Aulia- E- Islaam’ makes its debut on the blog …

(During the preparation of this post I listened to some more songs of this movie and some of them are good qawwalis not to be missed.


Song-Tumhaara pehla number nabi ke tum ho dilbar (Aulia e Islaam)(1979) Singer-Jaani Babu Qawwaal, Shankar Shambhu, MD-Jaani Babu Qawwaal

Lyrics

haan aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
ho o o o
aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa

gaus mere ho o
gaus mere ae
tumhre aangan maston ka aa
lagaa melaa aa
lagaa melaa
tumhaara pehlaa number
nabi ke tum ho dilbar
zamaanaa sadke tum par
tumhaaraa pehlaa number
nabi ke tum ho dilbar
zamaanaa sadke tum par
gaus mere ho o
gaus mere ae

bas mein tumhaare ae
saari khudaayi
bas mein tumhaare ae
saari khudaayi
tumne niraali manzil paayi
tumne niraali manzil paayi
sach hai tumhaare
sab hai fidaayi
sach hai tumhaare
sab hai fidaayi
tumne bigadi baat banaayi ee
tumne bigadi baat banaayi
gaus mere ae ho o o
gaus mere ae
tumhre aangan maston ka aa
lagaa melaa aa
lagaa melaa
tumhaara pehlaa number
nabi ke tum ho dilbar
zamaana sadke tum par
tumhaara pehlaa number
nabi ke tum ho dilbar
zamaana sadke tum par
gaus mere ho o
gaus mere ae

tum mehboob e subhaani ho o
tum mehboob e subhaani ho
tum maashooq e yazdaani ho
tum mashooq e yazdaani ho
tum matloob e rabbani ho
tum matloob e rabbani ho
tumhi shaan e rehmaani ho o
tumhi shaan e rehmaani ho
gaus mere ho o
gaus mere ae
tumhre aangan maston ka aa
lagaa melaa aa
lagaa melaa
tumhaara pehlaa number
nabi ke tum ho dilbar
zamaana sadke tum par
tumhaara pehlaa number
aa aa aa aa
tumhaara pehlaa number
tumhaara pehlaa number
aa aa aa aa
tumhaara pehlaa number
tumhaara pehlaa number
aa aa aa aa
tumhaara pehlaa number
tumhaara pehlaa number
ho ho ho ho o o o o
tumhaara pehlaa number
tumhaara pehlaa number
aa aa aa aa aa aa
tumhaara pehlaa number
tumhaara pehlaa number
tumhaara pehlaa number
tumhaara pehlaa number
ae ae ae ae ae
tumhaara pehlaa number
ae ae ae ae ae
gaus mere ho
gaus mere ae
tumhre aangan maston ka aa
lagaa melaa aa
lagaa melaa
tumhaara pehlaa number
nabi ke tum ho dilbar
zamaana sadke tum par
gaus mere ho o
gaus mere ae ae


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The song under discussion is from “Sampoorna Devi Darshan”(1971). “Sampoorna Devi Darshan”(1971) was produced by S J Rajdev and directed by Shantilal Soni for ‘Sargam Chitra, Bombay’. The movie had Sushma, Ashish Kumar, B.M. Vyas, Padma Rani, Shabana, Uma Dutt, Azad, Shery Mohan, Arvind Pandya, Johny Whisky, Dilip Dutt, Shri Bhagwan, Bhagwan Sinha, Maya, Shobha, Suman, Prem Lata, Daya Devi, Rajeshwari Rao, Haroon, Prince Arjun, Kiran Kumar, Dalpat Bhai etc in it.

Screenplay and dialogues of this movie were written by R. Priyadarashi. Editing of this movie was done by I.M. Kunnu. Lyrics of this movie were written by B.D. Mishra and music was composed by S.N. Tripathi.

Lyrics of the song as well as details of the movie were sent to me by Avinash Scrapwala, with the request that- “Kindly introduce the movie with your writeup please, as I am not good when it comes to writing about mythology. Please.

While making the above request, he assumed that I can write about mythology. In reality, I know even less about this topic. Whatever litle I knew about this topic was from my voracious reading of children’s magazines like Chandamama, and also reading of Geeta Press Gorakhpur religious publications during my younger days. I have already forgotten most of that.

I in fact, learnt something new from the email of Avinash Scrapwala. I realised that there is a Navratri during Durga puja of october November and also another navratri in the summer season. The summer season navratri is called Chaitra navratri and it marks the beginning of the Hindu calendar year.

Today marks the beginning of Hindu calendar year Samvat 2078. This is Vikram Samvat (Vikram calendar), which, we can see is 57 years ahead of Gregorian calendar (the one that is commonly followed by most people). However India adopted Shak Samwat (Shak Calendar) as Indian calendar which has the same months as Vikram calendar but it started in 78 AD, unlike Vikram Samwat which started in 57 BC. Official Shak calendar is tied to the Gregorian calendar. It begins on 22 march, and on Gregorian leap year it begins on 21 march.

Chaitra is the first month of Hindu Vikram Samvat calendar year. This year this day falls on 13 April. Chaitra navratri begins from this day. This time it is from 13 april to 22 april.

Like during the october-november Navratri, the chaitra navratri too is observed by praying to different avatars of Goddess Durga during the nine days of the festival. These avataras, that are worshipped on the nine days are:-from day one to day nine-Maa Shailputri, Maa Brahmcharini, Maa Chandraghanta,Maa Kushmaanda,Skandmata, Maa Katyayani, Maa Kaalraatri, Maa Mahagauri and Maa Sidhhidaatri.

The festival marks the beginning of the spring season and it ends with Ram Navami or the birthday of Lord Rama.

This new year day is celebrated in different parts of the country by different names viz. Gudi Padwa (Maharashra, MP,Chattisgarh), Ugadi (Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka), Puthandu (Tamilnadu), Vishu (Kerala), Bihu (Assam), Poila Baisaakh (Bangal), Baisaakhi (Punjab) etc.

Just imagine for a second. All these regions of India, located far far away from each other, have been celebrating their new year on this same day for many centuries! It means that all these diverse places, separated by vast distances have been culturally integrated for many many centuries ago ! How else do you explain the fact that all these regions celebrate their new years on the same day ! I notice that I have stayed in almost all the above mentioned regions of India and I have observed this new year celebrated in almost all its different forms. 🙂

Religious minded people use this occasion for pooja, archana, aradhana etc, whereas cultural minded people celebrate it through songs and dances. Vigorous Punjabi dance on this occasion is well known to most people. Personally I am a big fan of Bihu dance that I saw getting performed on this occasion, during my stay in Assam two decades ago. These festivals also have much to offer to those who look forward to sweets and pakwaans. 🙂

As per HFGK Vol-V (1971-1980) this movie had six songs (including one five-part song). All the songs of this movie were written by B.D. Mishra and music was composed by S.N. Tripathi.

The list of the songs given in HFGK is as follows;

SNo Song Title Singer/s
01 Jai devi maata, jai nau durgaa maata Manna Dey, Chandrani Mukherji, chorus
02 Sansaar ki kaisi reet hai …sachchaayi roye duniya mein Asha Bhonsle
03 O raaja aa jaa na mere paas Asha Bhonsle
04 Aao suhaag ki raat manaa le… tumhaare sang jeenaa thha Asha Bhonsle
05 (a) Nij janm bhoomi dharti maa ko naman-part-1
(b) Hari bhari brajbhoomi seenchti sadaa
(c) Kaam krodh mad lobh moh kitnaa hi zor lagaaye
(d) Paap taap santaap jhoothh ki ek na chalegi
(e) Teerath teerath mandir mandir jo ghoome din raat
Manna Dey, Chandrani Mukherjee, chorus
06 Maa Paava gadh thhi ootaryaa mahaakaali re (garbaa)

When I first looked at the name of the movie and the lyrics of the song, and looked at the request of Avinash scrapwala regarding this being a song for the occasion, my first impression was, how can it be. It is a song fit for Durga puja. Then, on doing some research, that I have presented above, I found out that there is something known as Chaitra Navratri and that it is a festival like the Navratri of Dashara, and that this song is actually tailormade for the occasion. Now I have realised that the world “Nav Durga” that we often come across is not “nav Durga” but “nau Durga” viz. “nine Durga”, and it refers to the nine forms of Durga.

The song plays in the background at the credits appear on the screen. The lyrics of this song mentions all the nine forms of Durga.

This shows that the makers of movies like this were very well versed with Indian mythology and they could make movies on such topics. The lyricists of the songs of such movies had indepth knowledge about the subject as we can see from the lyrics of this song, which comes from the pen of B D Mishra. Music is composed by S N Tripathi.

With this song, “Sampoorna Devi Darshan”(1971) makes its debut in the blog. 1971 saw 115 movies getting released. This movie is the 106th movie of 1971 to find representation in the blog.

We this opportunity to wish everyone a very happy, healthy and prosperous new year and chaitr navraatr.

Let us now listen to song devoted to Maa Durga, the Goddess who is worshipped during this Chaitr Navraatr.


Song-Jai devi maataa Jai Nau Durga Maataa (Sampoorna Devi Darshan)(1971) Singer- Manna Dey, Chandrani Mukherjee, Lyrics – B D Mishra, Music – S N Tripathi

Lyrics(Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

jai devi maata aa
jai nau durga maata aa
janani jai ho teri
amar tera naata aa
jayo jayo maa jagdambe ae

pehla hai swaroop
shail putri maata
hai shail putri maata
jo inke gun gaataa
sukh sampatti paataa
jayo jayo maa jagdambe ae

dooja hai swaroop
bramhchaarini maa aa
hai bramhchaarini maa
bramhroopini tu hi
paap haarini maa aa
jayo jayo maa jagdambe

teeja hai swaroop
chandraghanta maata
hai chandraghanta maata
tujhko paa ke man ka
andhiyaara jaataa aa
jayo jayo maa jagdambe

chautha hai swaroop
kushmaandaa maayi
hai kushmaanda maayi
inse hi ban jaata
jeewan sukhdaayi
jayo jayo maa jagdambe

pancham roop anoop
devi skandmaata
hai devi skandmaata
trigun tritaap vinaashini
tribhuvan ki praata
jayo jayo maa jagdambe

chhanthvi katyaayani
maayi taaran haari
maayi taaran haari
poojen brahma vishnu
poojen tripuraari
jayo jayo maa jagdambe

saantvin ye mahagauri
aathvin kaalraatri
hai aathvin kaalraatri
nauvvaan roop hai tera
maayi siddhidhaatri
jayo jayo maa jagdambe

nau durga ki aarti
jo koyi gaave
ye jo koyi gaave
kahe shivanand swami
jag mein sukh paaye
jayo jayo maa jagdambe


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Blog Day :

4584 Post No. : 16203

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2011-2021) – Song No. 10
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This day ten years ago (viz 4 February 2011) saw six songs getting covered from six different movies. The sixth song of the day was the 3500th post in the blog. Seeing that the 16200th post of the blog was published yesterday (3 February 2021), we can say that the blog has added 127 centuries (or 12700 posts) in exactly one decade.

Here are the details of the six songs that appeared in the blog on 4 February 2011:-

Blog post number Song Movie Year Remarks
3495 Jhim jhim jhim jhim badarwa barse Taangaawaali 1955 7 songs covered out of 9. Renmaining songs unavailable
3496 Baawli banaa ke chhodaa Parivaar 1956 All songs covered. Movie YIPPEED
3497 Hu tu tu tu tu tu Memdidi 1961 5 songs covered out of 6
3498 Ankhiyon ka noor hai tu Johar Mehmood in Goa 1965 All songs covered. Movie YIPPEED
3499 Aankh jhuki si chaal ruki si Burma Road 1962 All songs covered. Movie YIPPEED
3500 Main hoon jhum jhum jhum jhum jhumroo Jhumroo 1961 All songs covered. Movie YIPPEED

One can see that “Memdidi”(1961) is one movie that is eligible for Blog Ten Year Challenge.

“Mem Didi”(1961) was produced by L B Lachhman and directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee for L B Films, Bombay. The movie had Lalita Pawar, Jayant, David, Tanuja, Kaysi Mehra, Dhumal,Rashid Khan etc in it.

“Mem Didi”(1961) had six songs in it. Five songs have been covered so far. Here are the details of the songs covered so far :-

Blog post number Song Date of post Remarks
3497 Hu tu tu tu tu 4 February 2011
6279 Beta waah waah waao mere kaan mat khaao 21 July 2012
9651 Main jaanti hoon tum jhoothhe ho 2 April 2014
11775 Raaton ko jab neend udd jaaye 16 January 2016
16198 Bachpan o bachpan pyaare pyaare bachpan 3 February 2021

Here is the sixth and final song from “Mem Didi”(1961) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Lata Mangeshkar and chorus. Shailendra is the lyricist. Music is composed by Salil Chaudhary.

The song is movie opening song and it plays in the background as credits appear on the screen.

Lyrics of the audio version and the movie version differ in the last stanza.

Lyrics of the song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

With this song, all the songs of “Memdidi”(1961) are covered and the movie joins the list of movies that have been YIPPEED in the blog. The movie made its debut on 4 February 2011. The movie gets YIPPEED exactly ten years later on 4 February 2021.

Audio link:

Video link:

Song-Bhula do zindagi ke gham (Memdidi)(1961) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Shailendra, MD-Salil Chaudhary
Unknon male voice
Female chorus

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchnadra)

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Lyrics(audio Link)
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aaahhaa hhaahha haa haa hhaa
aaahhaa hhaahha haaaaaa haa hhaa
aaahhaa hhaahha haa haa hhaa
aaahhaa hhaahha haaaaaa haa hhaa

bhulaa do zindagi ke gham
taraanaa chhedo pyaar ka
ke aa rahaa hai
aa rahaa hai kaarwaan bahaar ka
bhulaa do zindagi ke gham (aaahhaa hhaahha haa haa hhaa)
taraanaa chhedo pyaar ka (aaahhaa hhaahha haaaaaa haa hhaa)
ke aa rahaa hai
aa rahaa hai kaarwaan bahaar kaa
(aaahhaa hhaahha haaaaaa haa hhaa)
bhulaa do zindagi ke gham
taraanaa chhedo pyaar ka
ke aa rahaa hai
aa rahaa hai kaarwaan bahaar ka

kali kali se keh do
hamse muskuranaa seekh ley
kahaan hai bhanwraa
aake hamse gungunanaa seekh ley
kali kali se keh do
hamse muskuranaa seekh ley
kahaan hai bhanwraa
aake hamse gungunanaa seekh ley

ye din hai saari zindagi mein sirf ek baar ka
ke aa rahaa hai
aa rahaa hai kaarwaan bahaar ka
bhulaa do zindagi ke gham
(haaahhaa hhaahha haa haa hhaa)
taraanaa chhedo pyaar ka (aaahhaa hhaahha haaaaaa haa hhaa)
ke aa rahaa hai
aa rahaa hai kaarwaan bahaar kaa
(aaahhaa hhaahha haaaaaa haa hhaa)

na poochho har kadam pe kyun dhadak dhadak rahaa hai dil
aaa…aaa..aaa…aaa..aaa
aaa…aaa..aaa…aaa..aaa

ke laakh rokte hain par behak behak rahaa hai dil
haa…aaa…aaa…aaa…aa
haaa…aaa..aaa…haaa..aaa

na poochho har qadam pe kyun dhadak dhadak rahaa hai dil (aaa…aaa..aaa…aaa..aaa)
ke laakh rokte hain par behak behak rahaa hai dil (haa…aaa…aaa…aaa…aaa)
sitam hai aaj ek ek pal ye intezaar kaa
ke aa rahaa hai
aa rahaa hai karwaan bahaar ka
bhulaa do zindagi ke gham
(aaahhaa hhaahha haa haa hhaa)
taraanaa chhedo pyaar ka (aaahhaa hhaahha haaaaaa haa hhaa)
ke aa rahaa hai aa rahaa hai karwaan bahaar kaa (aaahhaa hhaahha haaaaaa haa hhaa)

o ho ho ho ooo ooo (hmmm..hmmmm.hmmmm.hmmmm)
o ho ho ho ooo ooo (hmmm..hmmmm.hmmmm.hmmmm)
aaaa…aaa….aaaa.a..aaaaaa…aaaa
aaaa…aaa….aaaa.a..aaaaaa…aaaa

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Lyrics(Video Link)
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aaahhaa hhaahha haa haa hhaa
aaahhaa hhaahha haaaaaa haa hhaa
aaahhaa hhaahha haa haa hhaa
aaahhaa hhaahha haaaaaa haa hhaa

bhulaa do zindagi ke gham
taraanaa chhedo pyaar ka
ke aa rahaa hai
aa rahaa hai karwaan bahaar ka
bhulaa do zindagi ke gham (aaahhaa hhaahha haa haa hhaa)
taraanaa chhedo pyaar ka (aaahhaa hhaahha haaaaaa haa hhaa)
ke aa rahaa hai
aa rahaa hai karwaan bahaar kaa
(aaahhaa hhaahha haaaaaa haa hhaa)
bhulaa do zindagi ke gham
taraanaa chhedo pyaar ka
ke aa rahaa hai
aa rahaa hai kaarwaan bahaar ka

kali kali se keh do
hamse muskuranaa seekh ley
kahaan hai bhanwraa
aake hamse gungunanaa seekh ley
kali kali se keh do
hamse muskuranaa seekh ley
kahaan hai bhanwraa
aake hamse ungunanaa seekh ley

ye din hai saari zindagi mein sirf ek baar kaa
ke aa rahaa hai
aa rahaa hai karwaan bahaar ka
bhulaa do zindagi ke gham
(haaahhaa hhaahha haa haa hhaa)
taraanaa chhedo pyaar ka (aaahhaa hhaahha haaaaaa haa hhaa)
ke aa rahaa hai
aa rahaa hai karwaan bahaar kaa
(aaahhaa hhaahha haaaaaa haa hhaa)

khula gagan ye keh raha hai
aao udd chaley kahin
jahaan se chaand si dikhhey
hamein ye jhoomti zameen
khula gagan ye keh raha hai
aao udd chaley kahin
jahaan se chaand si dikkhey
hamein ye jhoomti zameen

jahaan yehi jawaab aaye
apni har pukaar ka
ke aa rahaa hai
aa rahaa hai karwaan bahaar ka
bhulaa do zindagi ke gham
(haaahhaa hhaahha haa haa hhaa)
taraanaa chhedo pyaar ka (aaahhaa hhaahha haaaaaa haa hhaa)
ke aa rahaa hai
aa rahaa hai karwaan bahaar kaa
(aaahhaa hhaahha haaaaaa haa hhaa)
bhulaa do zindagi ke gham (aaahhaa hhaahha haa haa hhaa)
taraanaa chhedo pyaar ka (aaahhaa hhaahha haaaaaa haa hhaa)
ke aa rahaa hai
aa rahaa hai kaarwaan bahaar kaa (aaahhaa hhaahha haaaaaa haa hhaa)
aaahhaa hhaahha haa haa hhaa
aaahhaa hhaahha haaaaaa haa hhaa
aaahhaa hhaahha haa haa hhaa
aaahhaa hhaahha haaaaaa haa hhaa


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.

Blog Day :

4531 Post No. : 16093

Today, December 13th 2020 is the 34th Remembrance Day of Smita Patil who today would have been 65 years of age, perhaps donning the hat of a director.

What an incredible filmy journey Smita Patil had in a short span of about 12 years! She acted in 70 Hindi films of which 18 films were new wave films. In addition, she acted in about a dozen non-Hindi new wave films. At the age of 23, she got her first National Award for the Best Actress for her role in ‘Bhumika’ (1977). After 3 years, she was bestowed with another National Award for the Best Actress in ‘Chakra’ (1980). At the age of 29, she was one of the juries in the Montreal International Film Festival (1984). At the age of 30, She got Padma Shri Award.

She had achieved fame and glory in a short period and left her legacies for the new generations of film enthusiasts to appreciate. Other eminent actresses had taken much longer periods to achieve more or less the same status in their acting career. It is amazing to note that during her 12 years of filmy career, she worked with many eminent directors of new wave/parallel cinemas such as Shyam Benegal, Satyajit Ray (Bangla), Mrinal Sen (Bangla), G Arvindan (Malayalam), T S Nagabharana (Kannada), Jabbar Patel (Marathi), Khwaja Ahmed Abbas, Ketan Mehta (Gujarati and Hindi), Kumar Sahani, Muzaffar Ali, Saeed Mirza, Govind Nihalani etc. In the sphere of mainstream cinema, she acted under the directors such as Raj Khosla, B R Chopra, Ramesh Sippy, Mahesh Bhatt, Prakash Mehra, Mohan Kumar, J Om Prakash, J P Dutta etc.

Smita Patil (17/09/1955 – 13/12/1986) was born in Pune to a freedom fighter turned politician, Shivajirao Patil, and a social worker, Vidyatai Patil. After completion of her school in Pune, Smita Patil joined her parents in Mumbai by which time, her father had become a cabinet minister in Maharashtra. She joined St. Xavier’s College for graduation. It is during her college days she got selected as a Marathi news reader in Mumbai Doordarshan following the start of its telecast in October 1972. (I have also watched her occasionally reading Hindi news as well).

In one of his interviews, Shyam Benegal has revealed that after the successful release of his first film ‘Ankur’ (1974), he had planned for two films for which he was looking for a new girl having an earthly look (colloquially called ‘desi’ look). When he noticed Smita Patil as a Marathi newsreader on Doordarshan. he felt that she had an attractive presence and has the required photogenic face as a village girl. She fitted very well as a second lead in his next film ‘Nishaant’ (1975). Shyam Benegal met Smita’s parents through a common acquaintance. Her parents readily agreed but Smita point-blankly refused to work in films. Her mother, Vidyatai Patil who had seen ‘Ankur’ (1974), didn’t want her to refuse the offer off-hand. It took some time for her mother to convince Smita to work in the film ‘Nishaant’ (1975).

However, before ‘Nishaant’ (1975) could start, Shyam Benegal took her in ‘Charandas Chor’ (1975), a children’s film which would be a sort of familiarisation process for Smita Patil. According to Shyam Benegal, unlike Shabana Azmi, who was a FTII graduate in acting, Smita Patil had no formal training in acting. But she was a quick learner and an intuitive actor. The only problem with her was that she had multiple interests and as such during shooting, her mind would get diverted to activities other than acting. She was an ace photographer and always carried her camera during the shootings. During the break, she would take candid photographs of her co-stars. For the initial period of shooting for ‘Nishaant’ (1975), and ‘Manthan’ (1976), Shyam Benegal was not only the director but also had to behave like her school teacher for imposing the discipline.

Shyam Benegal says that despite all her sundry interest on the sets, Smita gave an excellent performance in ‘Nishaant’ (1975) as well as in ‘Manthan’ (1976). He narrated an anecdote during the shooting of the film in a village near Rajkot. A few college students had come to watch the shooting and were enquiring about the heroine. Smita Patil was sitting with four-five local women squatting against the wall. Someone from the unit pointed out in the direction of Smita Patil to the college students. They refused to believe him saying how could a heroine sit with local women? Her character in the film got so much assimilated with the local women that she could not be recognised as a heroine.

Shyam Benegal had initially considered Shabana Azmi for ‘Bhumika’ (1977). Later on, he felt that Smita’s body language and dialect seemed culturally apt for Hansa Wadkar’s character which required Smita’s visual presence from the beginning to the end. There were contradictions, complexities and also sexuality in the character of Hansa Wadkar and Smita had excellently handled all these in her role which fetched her the National Award for the Best Actress. According to Shyam Benegal, it was only after this award, Smita Patil took the acting career seriously.

After working under the direction of Shyam Bengal in ‘Kondura’ (1978) a bilingual film in Hindi and Telugu, there was a gap of 5 years during which Shyam Benegal had no occasion to take Smita Patil in his films. The reason could be that Shyam Benegal was associated with a couple of high budget films in which Smita Patil did not fit into the character.

‘Mandi’ (1983) was the last film Smita Patil worked under the direction of Shyam Benegal. In my view, this film is the best among Shyam Benegal’s films as also performance-wise the best of Shabana Azmi and Smita Patil for Shyam Benegal. Both of them have situations in the film in which they have to display different moods even in a single scene which only a few actors can perform to create a lasting impression on the audience .

With so much name and fame Smita Patil earned in acting in off-beat films, what were the reasons for her to seek the foray into mainstream commercial cinema? She did not fit into the idioms of commercial cinema. If I have inferred her personality on the basis of the articles written on her, a strong role rather than the money was her consideration to work in the films. I got some explanations for her entry into mainstream commercial cinema from a book ‘Smita Patil – A Brief Incandescence’ (2019) written by Maithili Rao. It was because of an incidence which hurt Smita Patil to such an extent that she decided to work in commercial cinema forthwith.

Sometime in 1981, one eminent successful director known for making ‘middle of the road’ films promised Smita Patil a role which she loved it. Later on, she came to know through the press that she was replaced by an actress who was also a successful star in commercial cinema. Within a few days from this incidence, Smita Patil signed two stupid films on a single day – ‘Badle Ki Aag’ (1982) and another one (probably,’Tajurba’ 1981). She wanted to prove that she was also a star material. Both these films did not fare well on the box office front.

Fortunately for Smita Patil, her next two mainstream films, Praksah Mehra’s ‘Namak Halaal’ (1982) followed by Ramesh Sippy’s ‘Shakti’ (1982), both with Amitabh Bachchan clicked at the box office which made Smita Patil a star-actor. After these successes, she did a spate of mainstream films, the notable films among them being ‘Aaj Ki Aawaaz’ (1984), ‘Ghulaami’ (1985), ‘Aakhir Kyun?’ (1985), ‘Amrit’ (1986). During this period, Smita Patil continued to work in parallel films such as ‘Ardh Satya’ (1983), ‘Tarang’ (1984), ‘Raavan’ (1984), ‘Giddh’ (1984), ‘Debshishu’ (1985) and ‘Mirch Masaala’ (1987). The end result was that in terms of numbers, her mainstream commercial films far exceeded her parallel films.

Smita Patil worked with Raj Babbar for the first time in ‘Tajurba’ (1981). It was during the shooting of ‘Bheegi Palkein’ (1982) when both of them developed a close relationship. Their closeness resulted in working together in as many as 20 films. Their affairs culminated into the marriage. Raj Babbar was already married to Nadira Babbar with two children.

Smita Patil died on December 13, 1986, 15 days after giving birth to her son Pratiek due to complications arising out of childbirth.

Shyam Benegal was back into new wave films by making a triology on Indian Muslim women with ‘Mammo’ (1994), ‘Sardari Begum’ (1996) and ‘Zubieda’ (2001). in a recent interview, he said that after Smita Patil, he has worked with many actresses but none of them came close to the versatilities of Smita Patil.

On the occasion of Smita Patil’s 34th Remembrance Day, I have selected a song from the film ‘Mandi’ (1983) which is directed by Shyam Benegal with Smita Patil in the role of Zeenat. It is a mujra song, ‘chubhti hai ye to nigodi mujhe bhaari angiya’ sung by Asha Bhosle and picturised on Smita Patil. This raunchy song is written by Insha which is set to music by Vanraj Bhatia.

The film starts with this mujra song as credit titles are rolling. One can see Naseeruddin Shah as a worker in the kotha, Shabana Azmi as Madam of the kotha and Harish Patel as police who is watching the mujra through the window. The mujra starts with the classic ‘sit-down’ pose with alluring expressions of Smita Patil. In the last part of the song, she gets up and steps into a vigorous dancing in kathak style.

According to Vanraj Bhatia, Asha Bhosle who had sung many songs for him, refused to sing this song by saying that it was a dirty song. She cancelled the recording three times. It was Ismat Chugtai who convinced her by saying that she had sung many kotha songs. Why not one more? The reason as to why Vanraj Bhatia persisted on Asha Bhosle even after she cancelled the recording three times could be that only Asha Bhosle could do justice to sing to sound like a raunchy song.

Although the name of the lyricist is mentioned as Insha, I feel that he is Syed Insha Allah Khan ‘Insha’ (1756-1817). He had used his nom de plume ‘Insha’ in some of his poems. He had also used in the song under discussion. Insha was a contemporary of Mir Taqi Mir in Mughal court. Later, he shifted to the court of Nawab of Awadh in Lucknow for getting a higher stipend. He was a multilingual poet who wrote poems in Urdu, Persian, Hindi, Punjabi, Kashmiri, Bengali, Marathi etc. I have gone through some of his ghazals and nazms. He seems to be a witty and unconventional poet. His prose work, ‘Rani Ketki Ki Kahaani’ is regarded as the first short story written in Hindi.

The video version has the full song interspersed with some dialogues, while the audio version is without dialogues and does not have the last stanza.

Video Clip:

Audio Clip:

Song-Chubhhti hai ye to nigodi mujhe bhaari angiyaa (Mandi)(1983) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Inshaa, MD-Vanraj Bhatia

Lyrics(Based on Video Clip)

chubhti hai
chubhti hai
ye to chubhti hai
ye to nigodi
mujhe chubhti hai
chubhti hai
ye to nigodi mujhe bhaari angiya
bhaari angiya chubhti hai
koi saadi si
haan koi saadi si
mere vaaste laa de angiya
laa de angiya

pokhron leher ban ke
daak sitaare
kise ho jaati hai kambakkht
gawaari angiya
ho gawaari angiya
mujhe chubhti hai
Allah chubhti hai
ye to nigodi mujhe bhaari angiya
bhaari angiya chubhti hai

gend ek maine jo phenki to
haan gend ek maine jo phenki to
jhijak kar un nein kuchh ajab dol se
kal apni sanwaari angiya
biwi mughlaani jo see laayi thhi
aayi na pasand
aayi na..aa pasand
o beghma ji ne wo sar unke
haan beghma ji ne wo sar unke
de maari angiya
de maari angiya
mujhe chubhti hai
Allah chubhti hai
ye to nigodi mujhe bhaari angiya
bhaari angiya chubhti hai

odhani mujhse jo badli to
aji odhani mujhse jo badli to
baazi jaan ki bhi ek deeje jo ho
bhaari se bhaari angiya
ye ajab koi sugad(?) jisne kaadhe ye boote
kaadhe ye boote
wah chire(?) ban gayi
ban gayi ek phoolon ki kyaari
haa aan ban gayi ek phoolon ki kyaari
kyaari angiya
pyaari angiya
mujhe chubhti hai
ye to nigodi mujhe bhaari
bhaari angiya chubhti hai

aa aa aa
noz pehne koi
shabnam ki katori saahab
taare..ae youn doob gaye
wo ko sudhaari angiya
wo ko sudhaari angiya
sudhaari ee angiya
haath ‘Insha’ ka kahin chhoo jo gaya to boli
haath ‘Insha’ ka kahin chhoo jo gaya to boli
tera maqdoor
tera maqdoor ke tu chhede hamaari angiya
hamaari angiya
hamaari angiya


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

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#the Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 105# In Remembrance – Kishore Kumar #
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Today 13th October’2020 is the thirty-third ‘Remembrance Day’ of the legendary singer Kishore Kumar.
It was on 13th October’1987 that he left this world at the age of fifty-eight only (04.08.1929-13.10.1987) leaving his family, followers and fans shocked, grief-stricken and heart-broken.

On this occasion as a tribute to him here is a song from ‘1976’ movie ‘Aaj Ka Ghar’.

I was not aware of this movie earlier until I came across this song a few years back. I guess this must be a lesser known or may be even an obscure movie (though it is now available on internet and uploaded three months back (the link which I saw).

‘Aaj Ka Ghar-1976’ was directed by Surendra Shailaj for ‘Shi Adarsh Arts, Bombay’. It was produced by Jaymala. Surendra Sinha was the production controller for of this movie.

It had Jaymala, Shreeram Lagoo, Romesh Sharma, Helen, Lalita Pawar, Baby Mona, Jalal Agha, Madan Puri, I.S. Johar, Chandrashekhar, Ramesh Deo, Master Tito and A.K. Hangal. They were supported by K.K. Purohit, Ilaben, Neelam, Jassu Ben, Jagirdar, Nazmu, Lata Sahni, Chhotu, Vinay, Hansa, Jagmohan Juneja, Mohan Thakur, Duggal, A.U. Khatri and others.

Story and screenplay of this movie was written by B.K. Adarsh whereas the basic idea was by Harin Mehta. Editing of this movie was done by Ravi Patankar. Dialogues and lyrics were written by M.G. Hashmat and revised dialogues were written by Surendra Shailaj (who directed the movie).

Music of this movie was composed by music duo Anil-Arun who composed music for many successful Marathi movies from 1971-1991. Both of them worked independently as well as a ‘team’ for Marathi movies. They also worked as assistants (music arranger) for S.D. Burman and also worked as assistants for may Hindi movies jointly as well as independently.

Anil of Anil Arun is the famous music composer and arranger Anil Mohile whereas Arun Paudwal (spouse of Anuradha Paudwal) was music director. However, as Arun Paudwal passed away in 1991 the pair was broken.

Arun Paudwal also composed music for the ‘1992’ movie ‘Meera Ka Mohan’ which was released after his death. And thereafter Anil Mohile continued to give music to Marathi Movies. He also arranged music for more than hundred programs of Lata Mangeshkar and many Hindi movies too. He passed away on 1st February’2012. Lata Mangeshkar penned a heartfelt condolence on his death as he was very close to the Mangeshkar family.

Coming back to the songs of today’s movie the movie had only three songs-one solo each by Kishore Kumar and Anuradha Paudwal and one duet of Anuradha Paudwal and Adolf.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 31.12.1976.

Today’s song is a back-ground song sung by Kishore Kumar and written by M.G. Hashmat. Music is composed by Anil-Arun (I guess this the only Hindi movie they jointly composed music for).

They make their debut on the blog with the movie also making its debut on the blog.

In the few initial posts in this series I had presented some background songs sung by Kishore Kumar. I think it would be interesting to compile a list of such background songs he sung in Hindi movies and that gives us an interesting topic for another post in the future.

Secondly when I came back from Kenya after finishing the project there, I had planned that I will surely visit Khandwa on at least two important dates i.e. 4th August and 13th October as the Kishore fans there always have special programs on these dates, however due to the current situation I doubt if the programs would be held there.

Also couple of years back we had heard that the ancestral home of Kishore Kumar in Khandwa is either sold or bought by somebody and it is going to be renovated due to its dilapidated condition. I am not aware of its present status now(or if it has been taken over by the state government as some rumors were there?). But I will always cherish the memories my earlier visits to Khandwa to this place and the Kishore Kumar memorial there on the Khandwa-Indore road.

Remembering the ‘versatile genius’ Abhas Kumar Ganguly – Kishore Kumar today and paying our tributes, let us listen to one of his songs …

I have not watched this movie. But, from the video of the song available it seems that the song gets played in parts in the movie at various situations and twists and turns in the story of the movie.

However, the happy ‘antaraa’ is played in the beginning of the movie (with titles, as I have watched the titles) and is repeated in the end of the movie where we have a ‘happy ending’ 🙂

I hope that you like this song …

(video, parts mixed with audio)

Audio

Song-Baar baar aansuon ne bhigoyi nazar (Aaj Ka Ye Ghar)(1976) Singer-Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-M G Hashmat, MD-Anil Arun
Chorus

Lyrics

(played in background with titles)

Baar baar aansuon ne bhigoyi nazar
Jaane kyun lut gaya aaj ka aa ye ghar
Aaj ka aa aa ye ghar
Baar baar aansuon ne bhigoyi nazar
Jaane kyun lut gaya aa aaj ka ye ghar
Aaj ka ye ghar
aaj ka aa aa ye ghar

Aansuon ka zehar jo bhi
Muskuraake pee gaya
Aansuon ka zehar jo bhi
Muskuraake pee gaya
Kaaton se bhi uljha magar
Wo phool ban ke jee gaya
Ho gaya phir safal
Zindagi ka Safar
Dekh lo ik nazar
Aaj ka aa ye ghar
Aaj ka aa aa ye ghar

(Lyrics as per video link)

Baar baar aansuon ne bheegoyi nazar
Jaane kyon lut gaya aaj ka aa ye ghar
Aaj ka aa aa ye ghar
Baar baar aansuon ne bheegoyi nazar
Jaane kyon lut gaya aa aaj ka ye ghar
aaj ka aa aa ye ghar

Aaj khushiyon ke chaman mein
Kaisi ye aandhi chali
Aa aa aa aa aa
Aaj khushiyon ke chaman mein
Kaisi ye aandhi chali
Kyon tod di jhonkon ne
Gham ke shaakh se khilti kali
Chal diya baaghbaan bhi
Kali raund kar
Jaane kyun lut gaya
Aaj ka aa ye ghar

Aur koi chhod jaata
To na yoon hota gila
Aur koi chhod jaata
To na yoon hota gila
Ae aasmaan ye to bataa
Ye kis khata ki di sazaa
Kyun gaya apna hi dil mera tod kar
Jaane kyun lut gaya
Aaj ka aa ye ghar

Baar baar aansuon ne bhigoyi nazar
Jaane kyun lut gaya aaj ka aa ye ghar
Aaj ka aa aa ye ghar

meri mamtaa ki nishaani ee
bin mitaaye mit gayi
meri mamtaa ki nishaani ee
bin mitaaye mit gayi
ik deep ki thhi raushni
kyon bin bujhaaye bujh gayi ee
naa wo geet (?)
naa wo geet
naa wo dhun
naa wo swar
Jaane kyun lut gaya aaj ka aa ye ghar
Aaj ka aa aa ye ghar

Aa aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa aa

Gardishon mein waqt ki hain
Zindagi ke kaafile ae ae
Aa aa aa aa aa
Gardishon mein waqt ki hain
Zindagi ke kaafile
Dil se lagaaya kal jinhen
Hain aaj unse faasle
Chha gaya andhkaar
Ab main jaaun kidhar
Jaane kyun lut gaya
Aaj ka aa ye ghar
Aaj ka aa ye ghar

zindagi ki kashmakash se
toot kar jaaun kahaan
main chhoot kar is qaid se
jaaun bhi to jaaun kahaan
sholaa ban jal uthhi ee
meri shaam o sahar
Jaane kyun lut gaya
Aaj ka aa ye ghar
Aaj ka aa ye ghar

Aansuon ka zehar jo bhi
Muskuraa ke pee gaya
Aansuon ka zehar jo bhi
Muskuraa ke pee gaya
Kaanton se bhi uljha magar
Wo phool ban ke jee gaya
Ho gaya phir safal
Zindagi ka Safar
Dekh lo ik nazar
Aaj ka ye ghar
Aaj ka ye ghar


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