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Yearwise discussion of Lata Mangeshkar songs in HFM: Part XXXVII: Year 1983
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In this episode, we discuss Lata Mangeshkar songs that she sang in Hindi movies released in 1983.

In 1983, 130 Hindi movies containing 676 songs were released. Lata Mangeshkar got to sing in 33 of these movies and she sang 73 songs in these movies. So Lata Mangeshkar’s voice was heard in 25.4 % of the movies released in 1983. Her voice was heard in 10.3 % of the songs appearing in the movies of 1983.

Here are the details of songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar in Hindi movies released in 1983 :-

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 Aan Aur Shaan R D Burman 0 1 1 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
2 Agar Tum Na Hote R D Burman 2 4 3 1 0 0 Gulshan Baawra
3 Arpan Laxmikant Pyarelal 4 4 2 2 0 0 Anand Bakshi
4 Avtaar Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 1 0 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
5 Baabu Rajesh Roshan 0 2 1 1 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
6 Bade Dil Waala R D Burman 1 4 0 4 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
7 Bandhan Kachche Dhaagon Ka Hemant Bhonsle 0 1 1 0 0 0 Anjaan
8 Betaab R D Burman 1 3 0 3 0 0 Anand Bakshi
9 Bindiya Chamkegi R D Burman 0 2 2 0 0 0 Anjaan
10 Chor Police R D Burman 1 1 1 0 0 0 Nida Fazli
11 Ek Baar Chale Aao Chaand Pardesi 0 1 1 0 0 0 Sameer
12 Fareb Bappi Lahiri 0 1 1 0 0 0 Indeewar
13 Hero Laxmikant Pyarelal 2 3 1 2 0 0 Anand Bakshi
14 Himmatwaala Bappi Lahiri 1 1 0 1 0 0 Indeewar
15 Humse Hai Zamaana Ram Laxman 0 2 2 0 0 0 Maya Govind
16 Justice Chaudhary Bappi Lahiri 0 1 0 1 0 0 Indeewar
17 Laalach Bappi Lahiri 1 1 0 1 0 0 Anjaan
18 Laal Chunariya Shamji Ghanshamji 0 1 1 0 0 0 Kulwant Jaani
19 Lovers R D Burman 0 3 1 2 0 0 Anand Bakshi
20 Nishaan Rajesh Roshan 0 4 1 3 0 0 Gulshan Baawra
21 Painter babu Uttam Jagdish 2 5 0 5 0 0 Manoj Kumar-Qamar Jalalabadi-Qateel Shifai
22 Prem Tapasya Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 1 0 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
23 Pyaasi Aankhen Usha Khanna 0 2 2 0 0 0 Rana Sahari (1) Indeewar (1)
24 Razia Sultan Khayyam 3 3 3 0 0 0 Jaan Nisaar Akhtar (2) Kaifi Azmi (1)
25 Rishta Kaaghaz Ka Rajesh Roshan 1 4 4 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
26 Romance R D Burman 0 3 0 3 0 0 Anand Bakshi
27 Sautan Usha Khanna 1 3 2 1 0 0 Saawan Kumar Tak (2) Pradeep Kaushik -Saawan Kuamr Tak (1)
28 Shubh Kaamna R D Burman 1 1 1 0 0 0 Anjaan
29 Sweekaar Kiya Maine Usha Khanna 3 3 2 1 0 0 Nida Fazli
30 Wo Jo Haseena Ram Laxman 1 2 1 1 0 0 Gauhar Kanpuri
31 Wo Saat Din Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 2 0 2 0 0 Anand Bakshi
32 Ye Ishq Nahin Aasaan Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 2 1 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
33 Zara Si Zindagi Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
Total 33 movies 11 MDs 26 73 36 37 0 0 18 lyricists

Lata Mangeshkar worked with 11 music directors and 18 lyricists in these 33 movies released in 1983. Laxmikant Pyarelal continued to be the most prolific music directors with Lata, with 590 songs in HFM with Lata Mangeshkar by the end of 1983. Shankar Jaikishan with 456 songs in the voice of Lata Mangeshkar were in the second position. Kalyanji Anandji were third with 301 songs. R D Burman with 275 songs overtook C Ramchandra with 274 songs. Other top music directors for Lata Mangeshkar were Chitragupta (239), Madan Mohan (195), S D Burman (179), Roshan (144), Naushad (140), Hemant Kumar (127), Anil Biswas (120), Husnlal Bhagatram (108), Salil Chaudhary (108) and Vasant Desai (104). Together these fifteen music directors composed 3360 songs out of 4655 songs that Lata Mangeshkar had sung in Hindi movies till end of 1983. Anand Bakshi with 587 songs was the top lyricist with Lata Mangeshkar. Other leading lyricists with Lata Mangeshkar were Rajinder Krishan (554), Majrooh Sultanpuri (399), Shailendra (361), Hasrat Jaipuri (297), Prem Dhawan (201), Bharat Vyas (193), Shakeel Badayuni (189), Sahir Ludhianvi (161) and Indeewar (118). These ten lyricists had penned 3060 songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar till that time.

Lata Mangeshkar collaborated with music directors Chaand Pardesi and Uttam Jagdish for the first time in movies of this year. She also worked with Lyricists Pradeep Kaushik, Sawan Kumar Tak, Sameer, Rana Sahri and Qateel Shifaifor the first time in movies released this year.

Here I have assumed that Chaand Pardesi was different from music director Pardesi with whom Lata mangeshkar had worked in the past. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on this matter.

Here is the summary of Lata Mangeshkar’s playback career in Hindi movies till end of 1983 :

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 136 157 103 35 12 7
1950 36 movies 114 143 93 32 14 4
1951 49 movies 189 223 158 52 10 3
1952 43 movies 150 177 138 31 4 4
1953 45 movies 170 195 149 35 5 6
1954 43 movies 142 172 144 23 4 1
1955 50 movies 170 218 177 30 10 1
1956 49 movies 174 204 153 35 13 3
1957 47 movies 132 160 110 38 7 5
1958 35 movies 104 132 95 25 10 1
1959 58 movies 189 211 130 68 12 1
1960 48 movies 141 166 102 50 12 1
1961 44 movies 128 152 88 55 5 4
1962 40 movies 119 129 84 40 5 0
1963 37 movies 105 111 62 38 8 3
1964 46 movies 123 133 91 31 8 3
1965 42 movies 84 91 71 17 1 2
1966 49 movies 105 133 110 14 8 1
1967 44 movies 93 106 67 38 8 3
1968 33 movies 84 84 59 19 5 1
1969 43 movies 78 97 67 27 2 1
1970 54 movies 90 130 84 39 3 4
1971 52 movies 106 126 71 52 3 0
1972 62 movies 97 151 86 60 3 2
1973 60 movies 93 138 94 37 3 4
1974 55 movies 71 104 66 33 0 5
1975 45 movies 61 90 50 35 3 2
1976 41 movies 58 97 53 39 1 4
1977 50 movies 46 96 59 27 8 2
1978 46 movies 59 90 48 34 3 5
1979 42 movies 38 66 37 25 2 3
1980 43 movies 28 71 43 21 3 4
1981 46 movies 39 88 48 34 2 4
1982 45 movies 27 82 41 37 1 3
1983 33 movies 26 73 36 37 0 0
Total upto 1983 1615 movies 3632 4655 3112 1240 199 104

It can be seen from the table of 1983 that Lata Mangeshkar sang 73 songs in 33 movies released in 1983.

26 songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar in movies of 1983 have been covered in the blog. That leaves us with 47 songs from movies of 1983 that are yet to be covered.

All Lata Mangeshkar songs from 8 movies of 1983 are already covered in the blog. So 47 Lata Mangeshkar songs from 25 movies of 1983 are still available to be discussed.

Alphabetically “Aan Aur Shaan”(1983),the very first movie of 1983 among movies of 1983 containing Lata Mangeshkar songs offers us a Lata Mangeshkar song to cover in the blog.

“Aan Aur Shaan”(1983) was produced by Mohan Barodia and directed by Ravi Tandon for Elephanta Films, Bombay. The movie had Shammi Kapoor, Dara Singh, Rishi Kapoor, Moushumi Chatterjee, Nirupa Roy, Farida Jalal, Ravinder Kapoor, Janki Dass, Jeevan, Ranjeet, Harish Magan, Master Ravi, Maan Singh, Pardesi, Prem, Uttam Sodi, Chandu, Joher Sen, Narendra Jaiswal etc with guest appearances by Aruna Irani, Jayashree.T., Satyen Kappu, O.P.Goyle and Putul Guha.

The movie had four songs in it. One of them was a Lata Mangeshkar solo song.

Here is that Lata Mangeshkar solo song from “Aan Aur Shaan”(1983). The song is penned by Majrooh Sultanpuri. Music is composed by R D Burman.

The song is picturised as a mujra song on Aruna Irani. Ravinder Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor, Dara Singh, Ranjeet, Jeevan etc are also seen in the picturisation.

Lyrics of the song and other details were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

With this song, “Aan Aur Shaan”(1983) makes its debut in the blog.

Audio link:

video link:

Song-Diya hamne dil tumko apna samajh ke (Aan aur Shaan)(1983) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Majrooh Sultanpri, MD-R D Burman

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

aaa aa aa aa aa
oo oo oooo
diyaa hamne dil
diyaa hamne dil tumko
apna samajh kar
na jaanaa sanam
tum badey ae aadmi ee ho
diyaa hamne dil tumko apna samajh kar
na jaanaa sanam
tum badey ae aadmi ee ho o
ke ye dillagi hogi
dilbar tumhaari ee
lutengey to hum
tum badey ae aadmi ee ho o o
diyaa hamne dil

sochaa thha basengi dil mein
nazrein tumhaari ee
sochaa tha basengi dil mein
nazrein tumhaari ee
chhoti si kaheen pe hogi duniyaa hamaari
par kyaa milaa
ab meri zindagi ee ko oo
ke yoon hi naheen tumse
dartaa hai ye ae dil
tumhaari qasam
tum badey ae aadmi ee ho o
diyaa hamne dil

main hoon woh shamaa jalti
hai jo galee mein aen
main hoon woh shamaa jalti
hai jo galee ee mein aen
mehalon mein aake kaisey
lagoongi bhalee main
sochey yehee kya karoon apney jee ko
ke hum hain zameen aur
tum aasmaan ho
miley kaisey hum
tum badey ae aadmi ho o o
diyaa hamne dil tumko
apna samajh kar
na jaanaa sanam tum badey ae aadmi ho o
diyaa hamne dil l l l l


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Yearwise discussion of Lata Mangeshkar songs in HFM: Part XXXV: Year 1981
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In this episode, we discuss Lata Mangeshkar songs that she sang in Hindi movies released in 1981.

In 1981, 145 Hindi movies containing 755 songs were released. Lata Mangeshkar got to sing in 46 of these movies and she sang 88 songs in these movies. So Lata Mangeshkar’s voice was heard in 31.7 % of the movies released in 1981. Her voice was heard in 11.6 % of the songs appearing in the movies of 1981.

Here are the details of songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar in Hindi movies released in 1981 :-

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 Aakhiri Mujra Kalyanji Anandji 0 1 1 0 0 0 Indeewar
2 Aapas Ki Baat Anu Malik 1 1 1 0 0 0 Dayanand Pandey
3 Agnipareeksha Salil Chaudhary 2 2 2 0 0 0 Yogesh
4 Armaan Bappi Lahiri 0 1 1 0 0 0 Indeewar
5 Barsaat Ki Ek Raat R D Burman 2 3 2 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
6 Basera R D Burman 1 3 3 0 0 0 Gulzar
7 Biwi O Biwi R D Burman 0 2 0 2 0 0 Nida Fazli (1) Vitthal Bhai Patel (1)
8 Chorni Shankar Jaikishan 0 3 3 0 0 0 Shailly Shailendra (1) Veerendra (1)
9 Daasi Rajesh Roshan 0 1 0 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
10 Dard Khayyam 1 2 2 0 0 0 Naqsh Llayalpuri
11 Daulat R D Burman 1 1 1 0 0 0 Nida Fazli + Vitthal Bhai Patel (1)
12 Dhanwan Hridaynath Mangeshkar 3 3 1 1 0 1 Sahir Ludhianvi
13 Dhuaan R D Burman 0 1 1 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
14 Dil e Naadaan Khayyam 2 2 0 2 0 0 Naqsh Llayalpuri
15 Ek Dooje Ke Liye Laxmikant Pyarelal 3 4 0 4 0 0 Anand Bakshi
16 Gopichand Jasoos Usha Khanna 0 1 1 0 0 0 Santosh Anand
17 Harjaayee R D Burman 1 1 1 0 0 0 Nida Fazli
18 Jail Yaatra R D Burman 1 3 1 1 1 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
19 Jeene Ki Aarzoo Bappi Lahiri 0 1 0 1 0 0 Anjaan
20 Jyoti Bappi Lahiri 0 4 4 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
21 Kachche Heere R D Burman 0 1 1 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
22 Khoon Aur Paani Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 2 1 0 1 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
23 Khoon Ka Rishta Kalyanji Anandji 0 1 1 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
24 Kraanti Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 5 1 2 0 2 Santosh Anand (4) Manoj Kumar (1)
25 Krodhi Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 2 1 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
26 Kudrat R D Burman 1 1 1 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
27 Ladies Tailor Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 1 0 1 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
28 Love Story R D Burman 0 3 0 3 0 0 Anand Bakshi
29 Lubna Manas Mukherjee 0 1 1 0 0 0 Nida Fazli
30 Mangalsutra R D Burman 0 1 1 0 0 0 Kavi Pradeep
31 Nai Imaarat Bappi Lahiri 1 1 1 0 0 0 Indeewar
32 Nakhuda Khayyam 2 2 0 2 0 0 Nida Fazli
33 Naseeb Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
34 Pyaar Mein Saudaa Nahin Amar Utpal 0 2 1 1 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
35 Pyaasa Saawan Laxmikant Pyarelal 3 3 1 2 0 0 Santosh Anand
36 Qaatilon ke Qaatil Kalyanji Anandji 0 1 0 1 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
37 Raaste Pyaar Ke Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 3 1 1 0 1 Anand Bakshi
38 Raaz Ravindra Jain 0 1 1 0 0 0 Ravindra Jain
39 Rocky R D Burman 2 2 0 2 0 0 Anand Bakshi
40 Roohi Manoj Gyan 1 1 0 1 0 0 Indeewar
41 Sannaata Rajesh Roshan 0 1 1 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
42 Sant Gyaneshwar Shrikant 0 1 1 0 0 0 Bharat Vyas
43 Shaarda Laxmikant Pyarelal 2 2 2 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
44 Shama Usha Khanna 1 1 1 0 0 0 Zafar Gorakhpuri + Asad Bhopali (1)
45 Silsila Shiv Hari 6 6 2 4 0 0 Javed Akhtar (3) Meera Bai (1) Hasan Kamal (1) Rajinder Krishan (1)
46 Vakeel Babu Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 2 1 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
Total 46 movies 17 MDs 39 88 48 34 2 4 25 lyricists

Lata Mangeshkar worked with 17 music directors and 25 lyricists in these 46 movies released in 1981. Laxmikant Pyarelal continued to be the most prolific music directors with Lata, with 552 songs in HFM with Lata Mangeshkar by the end of 1981. Shankar Jaikishan with 456 songs in the voice of Lata Mangeshkar were in the second position. Kalyanji Anandji with 297 songs and C Ramchandra with 274 songs were the next most prolific. Other top music directors for Lata Mangeshkar were R D Burman (241), Chitragupta (239), R D Burman, Madan Mohan (195), S D Burman (179), Roshan (144), Naushad (140), Hemant Kumar (127), Anil Biswas (120), Husnlal Bhagatram (108), Salil Chaudhary (108) and Vasant Desai (104). Together these fifteen music directors composed 3282 songs out of 4500 songs that Lata Mangeshkar had sung in Hindi movies till end of 1981. The top ten lyricists till end of 1981 for Lata Mangeshkar were Rajinder Krishan (554), Anand Bakshi (542), Majrooh Sultanpuri (378), Shailendra (361), Hasrat Jaipuri (297), Prem Dhawan (201), Bharat Vyas (193), Shakeel Badayuni (189), Sahir Ludhianvi (159) and Indeewar (109). These ten lyricists had penned 2983 songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar till that time.

Lata Mangeshkar collaborated with music directors Amar Utpal, Anu Malik, Manas Mukherjee, Manoj Gyan, Shrikant and Shiv Hari for the first time in movies of 1981. She also worked with Lyricists Dayanand Pandey, Hasan Kamal, Jawed Akhtar, Manoj Kumar, Nida Fazli, and Zafar Gorakhpuri 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 1981 :

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 136 157 103 35 12 7
1950 36 movies 114 143 93 32 14 4
1951 49 movies 189 223 158 52 10 3
1952 43 movies 150 177 138 31 4 4
1953 45 movies 170 195 149 35 5 6
1954 43 movies 142 172 144 23 4 1
1955 50 movies 170 218 177 30 10 1
1956 49 movies 174 204 153 35 13 3
1957 47 movies 132 160 110 38 7 5
1958 35 movies 104 132 95 25 10 1
1959 58 movies 189 211 130 68 12 1
1960 48 movies 141 166 102 50 12 1
1961 44 movies 128 152 88 55 5 4
1962 40 movies 119 129 84 40 5 0
1963 37 movies 105 111 62 38 8 3
1964 46 movies 123 133 91 31 8 3
1965 42 movies 84 91 71 17 1 2
1966 49 movies 105 133 110 14 8 1
1967 44 movies 93 106 67 38 8 3
1968 33 movies 84 84 59 19 5 1
1969 43 movies 78 97 67 27 2 1
1970 54 movies 90 130 84 39 3 4
1971 52 movies 106 126 71 52 3 0
1972 62 movies 97 151 86 60 3 2
1973 60 movies 93 138 94 37 3 4
1974 55 movies 71 104 66 33 0 5
1975 45 movies 61 90 50 35 3 2
1976 41 movies 58 97 53 39 1 4
1977 50 movies 46 96 59 27 8 2
1978 46 movies 59 90 48 34 3 5
1979 42 movies 38 66 37 25 2 3
1980 43 movies 28 71 43 21 3 4
1981 46 movies 39 88 48 34 2 4
Total upto 1981 1537 movies 3575 4500 3035 1166 198 101

It can be seen from the table of 1981 that Lata Mangeshkar sang 88 songs in 46 movies released in 1981.

39 songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar in movies of 1981 have been covered in the blog. That leaves us with 49 songs from movies of 1981 that are yet to be covered.

All Lata Mangeshkar songs from 15 movies of 1981 are already covered in the blog. So 49 Lata Mangeshkar songs from 31 movies of 1981 are still available to be discussed.

Alphabetically “Aakhiri Mujra”(1980),the very first movie of 1981 offers us a Lata Mangeshkar song to cover in the blog.

“Aakhiri Mujra”(1981) was produced by Lallan and directed by Hiren Nag for Jagat Movies, Bombay. The movie had Asha Parikh, Vikram, Zarina wahab,Dr.Shreeram Lagoo, Nadira, Ajeet(guest), Kanhaiyalal, Yunus Parvez, Master Raju, Shaukat Kaifee, Muqri, Shail Chaturvedi, Viju Khote, Minu Mehtsab, Suresh Bhagat, Nitin Sethi, Murad, Vikas,C S Dube, Shreeram Shastree, Pardesi,Bhola, Pt.Deenanath, Birbal, Baby Shalu(guest), Prakash Misra, Prem, Chandu, Raj Verma. The movie introduced Master Laddoo and Gauri Khorana. The movie also had guest appearances by Jagdeep,Gayetri and Satyen Bose.

The movie had seven songs in it. One of these songs was a solo song sung by Lata Mangeshkar.

Here is that Lata Mangeshkar solo song from “Aakhiri Mujra”(1980). The song is penned by Indeewar. Music is composed by Kalyanji Anandji.

The song is picturised as a mujra song on Asha Parekh. Moolchand, Nadira, Master Laddoo and Kedarnath Sehgal are also visible in the picturisation.

Lyrics of the song and other details were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

With this song, “Aakhiri Mujra”(1981) makes its debut in the blog.

Audio link:

video link:

Song-Tumhaare khwaab sajaane ko haqeeqat chhod ke aaye hain (Aakhri Mujra)(1981) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Indeewar, MD-Kalyanji Anandji

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

wafaa`on ke phoolon ko
poochhega kaun
sabhi ko
labon ka chaman chaahiye
aan aaa aa
dilon ka khareedaar koyi naheen
jisey chaahiye aey ae aey
bas badan chaahiye

tumhaarey khwaab sajaaney ko
tumhaarey khwaab sajaaney ko
haqeeqat chhod ke aaye hain aen
haqeeqat chhod ke aa..aaye hain
nigaahein tumse milaaney ko o
nigaa..aahein tumse milaaney ko
hum rishtey tod ke aa..aaye hain aen
tumhaarey khwaab sajaane ko o

hameshaa ko huyee kis ki
badi harjaayee duniyaa hai
miley do pal
tumhaara saath
bas itnee ee tamannaa hai
murawwat ke ae liye dekho
murawwat ke ae liye dekho
muhabbat chhod ke aa..aaye hain
tumhaarey khwaab sajaaney ko
haqeeqat chhod ke aaye hain aen
haqeeqat chhod ke aaye hain aen
tumharey khwaab sajaaney ko o o

tumhaarey doston mein yoon
bahot se naam aayenge
padegaa waqt jis dum hum
tumaharey ae kaam aayenge
dobaaraa dil karo ghaayal
dobaaraa dil karo ghaayal
ke dil phir jodke aa..aaye hain aen
tumhaarey khwaab sajaane ko
haqeeqat chhod ke aaye hain aen
haqeeqat chhod ke aaye hain
nighaahein tumse milaaney ko
hum rishtey tod ke aaye hain
tumhaarey khwaab sajaaney ko o o


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

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‘Bahurani’ (1940) was produced by Kishore Sahu under the banner of the then newly set up, India Artists Ltd. The star cast included Kishore Sahu and Rose in the lead roles with Anuradha, Mubarak, Pratima Devi, Masood, Nana Palsikar etc in the supporting role. The film had its mahurat shot taken in January 1940 under the direction of Mubarak. In February 1940, R S Junnarkar was assigned the direction of the film along with Mubarak. So, it was their joint directorial venture. For Mubarak, it was his maiden attempt as a director which happened to be his last film as a director. R S Junnarkar was a screen-play and dialogue writer for Huns Pictures of Master Vinayak. It was also his first Hindi film as a director.

The film was expected to be released in April 1940. However, it was finally released on June 20, 1940. The film’s premier was held in Excelsior theatre and Dada Saheb Phalke, the father of the Indian film industry was the guest of honour among many big wigs of Hindi film industry who attended the premier.

Kishore Sahu started his filmy career as a lead actor in Bombay Talkies ‘Jeevan Prabhat’ (1937) which was a box office success. Probably, his entrepreneurial ambition made him to leave Bombay Talkies and float a film production company. In his ambition, Seth Ramnath Daga, a Bikaner based multi-millionaire, supported him with the finance required for such a venture. It was the brain child of Seth Ramnath Daga to set up a film production company called ‘India Artists Ltd’ for which he appointed Kishore Sahu as the Managing Director. He was assisted by Seth Ramnath Daga’s educated son, Dwarkadas Daga.

‘Bahurani’ (1940) was the first film produced under India Artists Ltd. The vision of the banner was to make socially relevant films. During the making of the film, Kishore Sahu had creative differences with Seth Ramnath Daga, the main financial supporter of the banner. After the release of “Bahurani’ (1940), Kishore Sahu resigned from the company and returned to Bombay Talkies to take the lead role in the film ‘Punar Milan’ (1940) opposite Snehprabha Pradhan. It took another 4 years for Kishore Sahu to float his own film production banner, Hindustan Chitra under which he produced and directed ‘Sharaarat’ (1944) and many more films thereafter.

The story of ‘Bahurani’ (1940) was adapted from a Hindi novel ‘Mimansa’ (1937) written by Hindi laureate, Anuplal Mandal who is regarded as ‘Premchand of Bihar’. The screen-play and dialogues were written by another Hindi laureate, Amritlal Nagar. The film was reviewed in ‘Filmindia’ magazine and for a change, the reviewer had praised the film for its story, screen play/dialogues and the performances of the main actors viz, Kishore Sahu, Rose and Anuradha (real name: Khursheed). Based on the review of the film. I have summarized the story as under:

Vijay (Kishore Sahu), a young landlord meets Aruna (Anuradha), a poor village girl born out of wedlock, during a village wedding. He likes Aruna and visits in her house where her mother is seriously ill. She takes a promise from Vijay that he would take care of Aruna if she did not survive. The mother soon dies. As promised, Vijay brings Aruna to his house and is treated as a child of the family by Didi (Pratima Devi) the elder widowed sister of Vijay. Diwanji (Mubarak), the trusted servant of the family is aware of Aruna’s background. But he keeps quite about it.

Soon, Vijay goes to the city for completing his education. He meets Mallika Rai (Rose), a sophisticated girl in the college. Vijay finds her on the same wave length as his in his idealistic approach. After completion of his education, Vijay returns home and finds Aruna now grown up and charming. Vijay falls in love with her and proposes her for the marriage. After overcoming a minor resistance from the family, Vijay and Aruna get married. The couple respects each other and Didi loves Aruna like her own daughter. The life goes on very well. But behind her happiness, there is a lurking fear in Aruna’s mind as to what will happen if Vijay and Didi comes to know about her background of a girl born out of wedlock.

In the meanwhile, Didi leaves for few days to visit her relatives. Vijay is busy with his involvement in the village upliftment activities and to support his growing activities, he calls Mallika to join him. She is given accommodation in Vijay’s house. Both Mallika and Aruna likes each other, Mallika likes Aruna for her simplicity and Aruna likes Mallika for her woman supportive views. Most of the day, Vijay is in the company of Mallika in the village upliftment activities and in course of time, both become close to each other. Aruna is aware of their closeness but pretends to both as if she is not aware of their relationship.

Under these circumstances, Lallan (Masood), the younger brother of Vijay returns home after completing his education. He gets to know the stigma attached to Aruna and tries to blackmail her to satisfy his lust. The stress of ‘affair’ of her husband with Mallika and the blackmailing by Lallan affects her health and she becomes bedridden. How, Vijay and Aurna comes out of the difficult situations and find a solution to a happy ending for everyone is not revealed in the film review.

I was interested to know as to how the story end to the satisfaction of all the main characters. Fortunately, the novel ‘Mimansa’ is available to read on-line in Hindi. I read the entire novel (203 pages). It is really a moving story in a realistic setting. At the end, the main character in the story – Vijay, Aruna, Mallika, Didi will surely get sympathy from the readers. Incidentally, the film has used the same names for the characters as in the novel.

The film has followed more or less the same story as depicted in the novel up to the entry of Lallan who has been shown as a villain in the film. To some extent, Mallika has also some shade of villain, being the ‘other woman’ in the life of Vijay. However, in the novel, no character has been depicted as villain.

Both Aruna and Mallika have cordial relations though some mild arguments do take place between them. But the respect for each other overwhelms such ‘noise’ in their relationship. Again, Aruna and Lallan have good relations. The only villainous streak in him is that he reveals to Didi the background of Aruna which makes her, in turn, to reveal the secret to Vijay. The novel makes the society at large as the main villain for the likes of Aruna.

The end is somewhat dramatic to the relief of Aruna. Didi has already written a letter to Vijay about the background of Aruna which makes Aruna jittery. To add to her misery, Vijay has become close to Mallika. The intense stress in her life makes Aruna ill. Vijay arranges the best doctors and medicines. But she is not recovering from her illness. The servants tell Vijay that bahurani is not taking medicines and is not allowing doctors to check her. Both Vijay and Mallika think that Aruna has no will to survive from her illness.

Both Mallika and Vijay visit Aruna separately to make her understand to take medicines. During the conversations, Mallika realises that Aruna’s love for Vijay is undiminishing despite their affair. The greatness of Aruna is that she is not blaming either Mallika or Vijay for what is happening to her life. With a lot of deliberations, Mallika decides that it is better to detatch herself from Vijay. She leaves Vijay’s house without informing anyone and goes back to her city. Before leaving, she writes a letter address to Vijay to take care of Aruna and suggests him to take Aruna for a long outing for a change.

The story in the novel ends with Vijay and Aruna travelling to Puri. While in the train, Aruna hands over a letter written by Didi revealing the stigma attached to her. Vijay reads it and tears off the letter by telling Aruna that he was already made aware of her background by Diwanji when he proposed her for the marriage. It was his conscious decidion to marry her and he was capable of facing the repurcussion even now. But nothing will break their union.

The film had 9 songs written by J S Cashyap and Azad. However, individual credit to the songs is not available. All the songs were set to music by Rafique Ghaznavi. I am presenting the film’s first song, ‘zara muskura kar milaao nazar hi’ to appear on the Blog. HFGK mentions Zohra as the singer of the song. The voice in the song does not sound like that of Zohrabai Ambalewaali.

In the 1930s, there was an actor-singer called Miss Zohra Jaan who was a star in her own right. She had two sisters – Mushtari Bai who was also an actor-singer in early 1930s. Unfortunately, she died in her teenage in 1934. The other sister was Khursheed (known as Anuradha in Hindi films). Shri Arunkumar Deshmukh has painstakingly collated the rare information on ‘Zohra Sisters’ and has covered in an article, mere baba ne baat meri maan li.

Rafique Ghaznavi, the music director of the film was married to Zohra Jaan in the 30s. After divorcing her in early 1940s, he married her sister Khursheed (Anuradha). Since Anuradha is in the film under discussion, it further strengthens my belief that the singer of the song is Zohra Jaan.

The song is written in Ghazal style, fit for a mujra. Towards the end of the song, there is a long music suggestive of a mujra dance, It is quite possible that the song may have been picturised on Zohra Jaan herself who was also a good mujra dancer though her name does not appear in the credit. But there are cases where some of the actor-singers appeared in the films uncredited.

With this song, ‘Bahurani’ (1940) makes its debut on the Blog.

Audio Clip:

Song-Zara muskura kar milaao nazar hi(Bahurani)(1940) Singer-Zohra Jaan, MD-Rafiq Ghaznavi

Lyrics

haan aa aa
zara muskura kar milaao nazar hi
zara muskura kar milaao nazar hi
meri jaan ham bhi
aa aa aaa aa
aa aaa aa aa
meri jaan ham bhi khade hain idhar hi
meri jaan ham bhi khade hain idhar hi

na jaao jagaao o o aa aa
na phir phir ke dekho o o o
mujhe chhod do haan aan aan aan
mujhe chhod do bas mere haal par hi
mujhe chhod do bas mere haal par hi

sambhal kar meri jaan aa aa aa aaa aa
na khanjar uthhaana aa aa aa aa aa aa
kahin bal na khaa jaaye aa aa aa aa aa
kahin bal na khaa jaaye teri kamar hi
kahin bal na khaa jaaye teri kamar hi
shab-e-hijr kaa aa aa aa aaa
fasl ki chabri()?? ee ee ee ee ee
ke haan haan mein naa naa
haan aan aan aan aan
ke haan haan mein naa naa rahi raat bhar hi
ke haan haan mein naa naa rahi raat bhar hi


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Yearwise discussion of Lata Mangeshkar songs in HFM: Part XXXIV: Year 1980
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In this episode, we discuss Lata Mangeshkar songs that she sang in Hindi movies released in 1980.

In 1980, 143 Hindi movies containing 647 songs were released. Lata Mangeshkar got to sing in 43 of these movies and she sang 71 songs in these movies. So Lata Mangeshkar’s voice was heard in 30 % of the movies released in 1980. Her voice was heard in 11 % of the songs appearing in the movies of 1980.

Here are the details of songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar in Hindi movies released in 1980 :-

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 Aakhiri Insaaf Rajesh Roshan 0 1 1 0 0 0 Kulwant Jani
2 Aanchal R D Burman 0 2 1 1 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
3 Aap Ke Deewaane Rajesh Roshan 2 2 0 0 0 2 Anand Bakshi
4 Aas Paas Laxmikant Pyarelal 3 5 3 2 0 0 Anand Bakshi
5 Abdullah R D Burman 0 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
6 Agreement Bappi Lahiri 2 2 2 0 0 0 Gulshan Baawra
7 Alibaba Aur 40 chor R D Burman 0 3 2 0 1 0 Anand Bakshi
8 Apne Paraaye Bappi Lahiri 0 1 1 0 0 0 Yogesh
9 Asha Laxmikant Pyarelal 3 3 1 2 0 0 Anand Bakshi
10 Badla Aur Balidaan Sonik Omi 0 1 1 0 0 0 Naqsh Llayalpuri
11 Bandish Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
12 Beraham Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 1 1 0 0 0 Verma Malik
13 Bombay 405 miles Kalyanji Anandji 0 1 1 0 0 0 Indeewar
14 Chaalbaaz Madan Mohan 0 2 2 0 0 0 Yogesh
15 Choron Ki Baaraat Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 2 1 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
16 Do Aur Do Paanch Rajesh Roshan 1 1 0 0 0 1 Anjaan
17 Do Premi Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
18 Dostaana Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
19 Gangaadhaam Sapan Jagmohan 0 2 2 0 0 0 Indeewar
20 Garam Khoon Shankar Jaikishan 1 2 2 0 0 0 Singhaar (1) Vitthal Bhai Patel (1)
21 Gunehgaar R D Burman 0 1 1 0 0 0 Gulshan Baawra
22 Ham Nahin Sudhrenge Ravindra Jain 0 1 0 1 0 0 Ravindra Jain
23 Ham Paanch Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 1 0 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
24 Jal Mahal R D Burman 0 2 2 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
25 Jyoti Bane Jwaala Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 2 0 1 0 1 Anand Bakshi
26 Karz Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 1 0 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
27 Lootmaar Rajesh Roshan 0 4 3 1 0 0 Amit Khanna
28 Maang Bharo Sajna Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 3 1 1 1 0 Anand Bakshi
29 Manpasand Rajesh Roshan 2 3 2 1 0 0 Amit Khanna
30 Nishaana Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
31 Patita Bappi Lahiri 0 3 3 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
32 Patthar Se Takkar Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 1 1 0 0 0 Santosh Anand
33 Pehla Qadam Jamal Sen 1 1 1 0 0 0 Kidar Sharma
34 Phir Wohi Raat R D Burman 2 2 1 1 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
35 Qaatil Kaun R D Burman 1 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
36 Raam Balraam Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 1 0 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
37 Saboot Bappi Lahiri 1 1 1 0 0 0 Amit Khanna
38 Shaan R D Burman 0 1 0 0 1 0 Anand Bakshi
39 Sitaara R D Burman 1 1 0 1 0 0 Gulzar
40 Swayamwar Rajesh Roshan 1 1 0 1 0 0 Gulzar
41 Takkar R D Burman 1 1 0 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
42 Thhodi Si Bewafaai Khayyam 2 2 0 2 0 0 Gulzar
43 Ye Kaisa Insaaf Ravindra Jain 0 1 0 1 0 0 Ravindra Jain
Total 43 movies 12 MDs 28 71 43 21 3 4 16 lyricists

Lata Mangeshkar worked with 12 music directors and 16 lyricists in these 43 movies released in 1980. This year, Laxmikant Pyarelal the most prolific music directors with Lata, had composed 527 songs in HFM with Lata Mangeshkar by the end of 1980. Shankar Jaikishan with 452 songs in the voice of Lata Mangeshkar were in the second position. Kalyanji Anandji with 294 songs and C Ramchandra with 274 songs were the next most prolific. Other top music directors for Lata Mangeshkar were Chitragupta (239), R D Burman (219), Madan Mohan (195), S D Burman (179), Roshan (144), Naushad (140), Hemant Kumar (127), Anil Biswas (120), Husnlal Bhagatram (108), Vasant Desai (104, Salil Chaudhary (106) and Vasant Desai (104). Together these fifteen music directors composed 3228 songs out of 4412 songs that Lata Mangeshkar had sung in Hindi movies till end of 1980. The top ten lyricists till end of 1980 for Lata Mangeshkar were Rajinder Krishan (552), Anand Bakshi (515), Majrooh Sultanpuri (365), Shailendra (361), Hasrat Jaipuri (297), Prem Dhawan (201), Bharat Vyas (192), Shakeel Badayuni (189), Sahir Ludhianvi (156) and Indeewar (105). These ten lyricists had penned 2933 songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar till that time.

Lata Mangeshkar did not collaborate with any new music director in movies of 1980. Lyricist Singhaar (who was none other than singer Sharada) 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 1980 :

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 136 157 103 35 12 7
1950 36 movies 114 143 93 32 14 4
1951 49 movies 189 223 158 52 10 3
1952 43 movies 150 177 138 31 4 4
1953 45 movies 170 195 149 35 5 6
1954 43 movies 142 172 144 23 4 1
1955 50 movies 170 218 177 30 10 1
1956 49 movies 174 204 153 35 13 3
1957 47 movies 132 160 110 38 7 5
1958 35 movies 104 132 95 25 10 1
1959 58 movies 189 211 130 68 12 1
1960 48 movies 141 166 102 50 12 1
1961 44 movies 128 152 88 55 5 4
1962 40 movies 119 129 84 40 5 0
1963 37 movies 105 111 62 38 8 3
1964 46 movies 123 133 91 31 8 3
1965 42 movies 84 91 71 17 1 2
1966 49 movies 105 133 110 14 8 1
1967 44 movies 93 106 67 38 8 3
1968 33 movies 84 84 59 19 5 1
1969 43 movies 78 97 67 27 2 1
1970 54 movies 90 130 84 39 3 4
1971 52 movies 106 126 71 52 3 0
1972 62 movies 97 151 86 60 3 2
1973 60 movies 93 138 94 37 3 4
1974 55 movies 71 104 66 33 0 5
1975 45 movies 61 90 50 35 3 2
1976 41 movies 58 97 53 39 1 4
1977 50 movies 46 96 59 27 8 2
1978 46 movies 59 90 48 34 3 5
1979 42 movies 38 66 37 25 2 3
1980 43 movies 28 71 43 21 3 4
Total upto 1980 1491 movies 3536 4412 2996 1142 199 94

It can be seen from the table of 1980 that Lata Mangeshkar sang 71 songs in 43 movies released in 1980.

28 songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar in movies of 1980 have been covered in the blog. That leaves us with 43 songs from movies of 1980 that are yet to be covered.

All Lata Mangeshkar songs from 15 movies of 1980 are already covered in the blog. So 43 Lata Mangeshkar songs from 28 movies of 1980 are still available to be discussed.

Alphabetically “Aakhiri Insaaf”(1980),the very first movie of 1980 offers us a Lata Mangeshkar song to cover in the blog.

“Aakhiri Insaaf”(1980) was produced by Ashok Kumar Rawat and directed by Kalidas for A K International, Bombay. The movie had Ashok Kumar, Pradeep Kumar, Zarina Wahab, Vijayendra (Ghatge), T.P.Jain, Pushpa,Subroto Mahapatra, Dhavan,Romeo, Vinay Shah, Bishu Raje, Pochu, Chandrasekhar, Bhushan Tiwari, Kirti, Brahm Bhardwaj, Nitin Sethi, Neeta Mehta, Om Shivpuri, Ranjeet etc. The movie introducec Ashok Rawat. Special appearances ere made by Mithun Chakraborthy, Tarun Ghosh, Sonee Singh and Heena Kausar.

The movie had four songs in it. One of these songs was sung by Lata Mangeshkar.

Here is that Lata Mangeshkar solo song from “Aakhiri Insaaf”(1980). The song is penned by Kulwant Jani. Music is composed by Rajesh Roshan.

Video of the song, and video of the song seem to be unavailable. Onlythe audio of the song is available. From the sounds of it, the song appears to be a mujra song. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of the song.

Lyrics of the song and other details were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

With this song, “Aakhiri Insaaf”(1980) makes its debut in the blog.

Audio link:

Song-Aaiye aapse hum pyaar ka izhaar karen (Aakhiri Insaaf)(1980) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Kulwant Jani, MD-Rajesh Roshan

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa
aayiye ae aapse
hum pyaar ka
izhaa..aar karein aen aen aen
thhodi der aur yoon hi ee
thhodi der aur yoon hi
aapka deedaar karen aen
thhodi der aur yoon hi
aapkaa deedaar karen aen
aayiye aap se

ab to is dil mein meri ee
jaan-e-tamannaa hai yahee
ab to is dil mein meri ee
jaan-e-tamannaa hai yahee
aankhon aankhon mein wafaa kaa
koyi iqraar karen aen
thhodi der aur yoon hi ee
thhodi der aur yoon hi
aapkaa deedaar karein aen
thhodi der aur yoon hi
aapkaa deedaa..aaar karen aen
aayiye aap se aey ae

phool to sab hi bichhaatey hain
meri hasrat hai ae
gaur farmaaiye
phool to sab hi bichhaatey hain
meri hasrat hai ae
dil ke tukdon se teri raahon ko gulzaar karein aen
thhodi der aur yoon hi
aapkaa deedaar karein aen
thhodi der aur yoon hi
aapka deedaar karein aen
aayiye aap se aey ae

zindagi milti hai ik
baar badi mushqil se ae
zindagi milti hai ik
baar badi mushqil se ae
yoon na phir pyaar se iskaa
zaraa singaar karein aen
thhodi der aur yoon hi ee
thhodi der aur yoon hi
aapkaa deedaar karein aen
thhodi der aur yoon hi
aapkaa deedaar karein aen
aaiye aap se ae


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“Firdaus”(1953) was produced by M S Ahluwalia and directed by Vasant Joglekar for New Premier Films, Bombay. The movie had Geeta Bali, Anoop Kumar, Rama, Om Prakash, Lalita Pawar, Jamaal Amrohi, Badri Prasad, Randhir, Pesi Patel, and Vasant Thengadi etc in it with Ashok Kumar in guest appearance.

The movie had eight songs in it, all being female solos, sung by four singers- Rajkumari (3), Geeta Dutt(2), Asha Bhonsle (2) and Lata Mangeshkar (1). Two songs have been covered so far.

Here is the third song from “Firdaus”(1953) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Rajkumar. D N Madhok is the lyricist. Music is composed by Robin Chatterjee.

Only the audio of the song is available. The song sounds like a mujra song to me, going by its lyrics. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of this song.


Song-Dekhi re anaadi tori preet (Firdaus)(1953) Singer-Rajkumari, Lyrics-D N Madhok, MD-Robin Chatterjee

Lyrics

dekhi re anaadi tori preet
dekhi re anaadi tori preet
dekhi re anaadi tori preet
anaadi tori preet

jhooth mooth ki baat ko
maine jaana saanch
ab door khade muskaat ho o o
dekh begaani aanch(?)
mare hue ko marna yaa kaahe ki reet ho
kaahe ki reet
anaadi tori preet
anaadi tori preet
dekhi re anaadi tori preet

tum bin jeena maut baraabar
tum bin jina maut baraabar
aur julam bedardi na kar
aur julam bedardi na kar
hamne apni haar maan li ee ee ee ee
hamne apni haar maan li
maan li tori jeet
maani tori jeeet
dekhi re anaadi tori preet
anaadi tori preet
dekhi re
dekhi re anaadi
anaadi tori preet
dekhi re anaadi tori preet


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With the advent of sound films in India in 1931, many actors faced difficulties in on-screen performances with their voices. Only few actors of silent films who could, fluently or otherwise, speak Urdu and Hindi made a transition from silent to talkies. Master Vitthal, Master Nissar, Mazhar Khan, Prithviraj Kapoor, Baburao Pendharkar, Raja Sandow, Hiralal, Patience Cooper, Zubeida, Sulochana (Ruby Mayers), Gohar Mamajiwala, Madhuri (Beryl Claessen), Sabita Devi (Irin Gasper), Gulab, Jillo Bai, Lalita Pawar, Durga Khote etc were some of the actors who switched over from silent to talkies without much of difficulties. A few of them even learnt speaking Hindi and Urdu during the transition.

The makers of talkies faced another difficulty. They realised that most of the actors did not have a good voice for singing on-screen. While some actors could get away with their less than average singing ability due to their popularity with the film audience, the film-makers felt the need for new actors who could sing better and/or the trained singers who could also act. So, in early 1930s, a new category of actors who could also sing with good voices emerged in Hindi film industry. In this category, K L Saigal, Kanan Devi, Asit Baran, Ratan Bai, Uma Shashi, Pahadi Sanyal, Rajkumari Dubey, Shanta Apte, Surendra, Bibbo, Sitara Devi, Shahu Modak, Sardar Akhtar, Vatsala Kumthekar among many others emerged. Barring few exceptions, most of actor-singer (and singer-actor) lasted in the Hindi film industry as singers until system of playback singing was firmly established by early 1940s. Some of them continued to act in the films, their on-screen songs being lip synced by the playback singers.

In the early 1930s, there was one more category of singers in which film-makers were interested in taking them as singer-actor because of their popularity as Hindustani classical singers on All India Radio and in private concerts. Apart from filling up the void in singers for Hindi films, these trained singers were regarded ‘icing in the cake’ in the films for their box office success.

While most of the ‘hard-core’ Hindustani classical vocalists kept distance from the Hindi films, some of the popular singers of the semi-classical genres such as thumri, dadra and ghazal got attracted to work in Hindi films as singer-actor. Thus, the popular Hindustani semi-classical singers like Mukhtar Begum, Jahanara Kajjan, Akhtari Faizabadi (Begum Akhtar), Jaddan Bai, Indubala, Kamala Jharia among others entered the Hindi film industry during the early 1930s. Some of their large repertoire of semi-classical singing was replicated on the screen albeit in shorter forms. One can judge the importance of these songstresses for attracting the film audience when posters of a few Hindi films of early 1930s had their names in the bold letters of the same size as that of the films’ titles.

It is worthwhile to note that mostly female Hindustani semi-classical singers got associated with Hindi films as singer-actor in the early phase of sound films. Most of them were having their background as tawaifs or private concert singers. They mostly sang thumri, dadra, ghazals and other semi-classical genres. The male Hindustani classical singers felt it below their dignity to sing or record songs in these genres especially up to the beginning of early 20th century. It was only when Hindustani classical singing maestros like Ustad Abdul Karim Khan, Ustad Faiyyaz Khan, Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan etc started singing thumri and dadra in their concerts in early 1930s with their respective gharana style, these sub-genres of Hindustani semi-classical music attained respectability.

In this context, I recall that even in post independent period, Ustad Amir Khan who was an exponent of Khayal singing, never sang thumri, dadra and ghazals in the concerts nor did he record songs in these genres. The only exceptions he made was that he sang a Ghalib ghazal, rahiye ab aisi jagah chalkar jahaan koi na ho, composed by Pandit Amarnath Chawla, his senior-most disciple, for a documentary film ‘Mirza Ghalib’ (1969). And he rendered this ghazal in Khayal style. (Ref: ‘Indore Ke Maseeha’, 2008 by Bindu Chawla). The second exception was for a Bengali film ‘Kshudito Pashan’ (1960) in which he sang a dadra under the music direction of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan.

Among the Hindustani semi-classical singers, Wahidan Bai of Agra was one of the late entrants in Hindi films. Although she was trained as Hindustani classical vocalist and was an occasional singr on All-India Radio, she did not like to pursue the career as a professional singer due to stigma attached to this profession. So, she got married to a businessman and settled as a housewife in Agra. However, the business went in doldrum and they shifted to Calcutta (Kolkata) in early 1930s to start a fresh business. Even the new business incurred losses and the couple were in dire financial condition. At this point of time, she approached A R Kardar who was her neighbour in Kolkata, for a role in the film. She got a song to sing in a small role and everyone was impressed with her voice.

Chandulal Shah, the owner of Ranjit Movietone offered Wahidan Bai to join his company as actor-singer. In Ranjit Movietone, she worked in ‘Toofaani Toli’ (1937), ‘Ban Ki Chidiya’ (1938), ‘Prithvi Putra’ (1938), ‘Professor Waman, M Sc’ (1938), ‘Rickshawala’ (1938), ‘The Secretary’ (1938) and ‘Thokar’ (1939). In all these films, she sang semi-classical genres of songs most of which became popular.

Wahidan Bai switched over to Sagar Movietone and played a lead role opposite Surendra in ‘Alibaba’ (1940), made in Hindi and Punjabi. In this film, she rendered for the first time a waltz music-based song, ham aur tum aur ye khushi with Surendra which became very popular. With the merger of Sagar Movietone with National Studios in 1940, Wahidan Bai worked in ‘Sanskaar’ (1940) as actor-singer which was her last film. Thereafter, she was mostly bed-ridden as she suffered from tuberculosis from which she did not recovered and died sometime in 1942. During her short filmy career, Wahidan Bai was associated with 11 films and rendered 26 songs.

[Note: Information on Wahidan Bai is mainly based on a chapter, ‘Jewels of Sagar’ in the Book ‘Sagar Movietone’ by Biren Kothari (2014), translated in English by Parth Pandya].

‘Thokar/The Kick’ (1939) was Wahidan Bai’s last film with Ranjit Movietone. The film was directed by A R Kardar. The star cast included M Kumar, Madhuri, Yakub, Noor Mohammed Charlie, Ishwarlal, Wahidan Bai, Wasti, Ram Marathe, Suresh, K N Singh, Dixit etc.

A short synopsis of the film’s story as given in http://www.indiancine.ma is reproduced below:

This is story about wealth not bringing happiness. The blind Mohan (Kumar) lives in a village with his ward Radha (Madhuri). He wins a fortune with a sweepstake ticket sold to him by the tramp Ramesh (Charlie), who claims his due and begins to take over Mohan’s life, making him move to the city and getting him married to Chinta (Wahidan Bai), a prostitute. When Mohan’s eyesight is restored, he finds that his wife is having an affair with Ramesh. Mohan takes revenge and eventually lands up in his old village, a poor man, but with Radha still unchanged, waiting for him.

There were 10 songs in the film – all written by P L Santoshi which were set to music by Gyan Dutt. One song from the film has been covered in the Blog. I present the second song from the film ‘kaali jo ghata chhaayi hai’ rendered by Wahidan Bai in the semi-classical singing style.

Audio Clip:

Song-Kaali jo ghata chhaayi hai (Thokar)(1939) Singer-Wahidan Bai, Lyrics-P L Santoshi, MD-Gyan Dutt

Lyrics

aa aa aaa
aankhon aankhon mein
pila di mere saaqi ne mujhe
ab na sheeshe ki zuroorat hai na paimaane ki
kaali..eee
kaali….eeee ee ee
kaali jo ghata chhaayi hai
haan haan jee ghata chhaayi
zulfen saaqi..ee.ee.ee ee
saaqi mujhe yaad aayi hai
haan haan mujhe yaad aayi

gudguda…aa deti hai
ae ae
deti hai dil ko zaalim
deti hai dil ko
shokh a a kitneeeee…ee ee ee
kitni teri angadaayi hai ae ae
haan teri angadaayi hai….ai
haan teri angadaayi

hum hain beemaa…..r e
beemaar-e-mohabbat
jab se…ae ae ae
na maseeha ho aa aaa aaa
maseeha na maseehaaayi hai…..ai
maseeha na maseeha aaye hain
haan na maseeha aaye
kaali ghata chhaaye hai…ai


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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If you search in google for ‘history of post cards in India’ top of the results yields this result;

In July 1879, the Post Office of India introduced a quarter anna postcard that could be posted from one place to another within British India. This was the cheapest form of post provided to the Indian people to date and proved a huge success. … The postcard facility continues to this date in independent India.

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Regulars on the blog are aware of how some members of this blog are fond of talking about our social institutions or our public transports and communication, like railways and post departments specifically.
Actually, it would not be wrong to say that some members like me are madly in love with the railways and postal departments in our country. And why not, both the railways and postal departments have their presence all over the country and these services also play major roles in nation building and national integration. I have a BIG nostalgia associated with both of these services.

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I remember in my childhood days I was, (even now I am), very much fascinated with the postal services, their stationery. The overall atmosphere in a ‘post-office’ have always fascinated me.

A ‘post-card’ costing fifteen paise was very much popular and the most preferred one to send letters among families and friends, and others. Due to my interest in books and magazines I was frequently using it for getting various publications.

I used to order books through VPP and sometimes even if I could not buy books, I would ask for the ‘list of publications’ from various publishers. We needed to send only a ‘post card’ and in return there would be an envelope carrying printed list with printed pictures of some of the books. That would give me immense pleasure.

I was also having my library containing story books and magazines for children to read mainly during summer vacations.

The simple ‘post-card’ costing fifteen paise was used for many things like conveying important messages or urgent messages, as it was said that the post-cards were delivered faster than the ‘inland letter’ and ‘envelopes.
My Grand Father staying at Akola (i.e., 25 kms from Paras) was always using post-card to send us letters. And it was the same with most other people.

Years back I had pursued my correspondence studies through IGNOU wherein all the study materials were delivered by post and all communication was through posts only. So, one can guess how close the post services are to my heart. 😊

I do not remember anyone raising any ‘privacy violation issues’ those days for ‘post-cards’. I vividly remember that a ‘postman’ would never read your letters unless requested by those who could not read. They would make it a point to handover the letters to the ‘addressee’ and to no one else.

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After coming back from Kenya in Dec’2019, I got to visit the post office here in Vadodara many times particularly for dispatch of my daughter’s online shop products and other communications. I noticed how the department has been now given a modernized look and we can also see attractive guidelines and information painted on the walls giving it a ‘super-market’ type look.

But I also noticed someting that has not changed over the years. It is a one iron-box used for storing ‘stamps’ (a box little big than or similar to a metal school box of those days) and the ‘sorting room’ or ‘chamber’ having wooden partition separating it from general office.

Another change that I noticed is in the price of the post card, inland letter and envelope. Now we have to pay fifty paise for a post card.

I have a vague recollection that I have seen post cards of ten paise or five paise as well ! May be when I was a child, I must have seen them some with my ‘stamp-collecting’ friends.

Slowly and gradually After the advent of mobile phones and many modes of faster communication the ‘postal modes’ has Slowly and gradually taken the back-seat.

Recently for the sake of nostalgia I bought one piece each of ‘post card’, inland letter and envelope’.


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What we discussed above is all good one side of the ‘coin’ (or post-card I should say) including happy memories and nostalgia.

On the other side there is another side. Now people do not find time to write letters as they are ‘busy’ in life. Sometimes it can even create misunderstandings between two close friends, where lack of response from either side can strain their relations.

People close to you or even not so close to you always have expectations. And there are some people who are not at all punctual like others, to return a call or a reply to a letter and reciprocate with same zeal and enthusiasm. It may be inadvertentand not deliberatel, but not responding for whatever reason may affect our relations with others.

As an example, it is my habit even now to call each and every friend that I am in contact with, even if they do not reciprocate with the same enthusiasm (I expect somebody should also given me a call and give me a pleasant surprise ).

I have noticed that nowadays people will send you friend requests, emails, WhatsApp messages or use all kind of social networks. On the other hand they generally avoid face to face conversation or the joy of meeting a person and giving him (or her) a hug (😊). In older days people would jump at the opportunity of meeting each other (I mean jump with joy 😊).

Communicating with our near and dear ones is so cheap and affordable, still there are some who cannot find time to communicate with others.

In older days, such people would be described as ‘arey yaar wo to pandrah paise ka ek post card bhi nahin bhejta hai’ or ‘kam se kam pandrah paise ka ek card hi post kar dete Bhai’, ‘itne dinon se tumhaari koyi khabar hi nahin aayi, pandrah paise ka card bhi nahin kharid sakte the kya, aisi bhi kya kanjusi’😊 (I have still maintained to keep the conversation in sophisticated language … and not using dialects 😊)

After remonstating thus, the long lost friends would readily forgive you and give you benefit of doubt in view of the various reasons given by you for responding. And after a little good natured quarrel everything would be fine among the aggrived and the aggriever.

What about someone who is in love with you and has ‘nyochhawar’ed’ (slang?) oneself on you, she or he will definitely say what the lady in today’s song is saying …

I will not repeat it here instead let us listen to this in today’s song …

Jayshree T is performing this song from the ‘1979’ movie ‘Ahinsaa’. We can see Ranjeet and others in the picturization of this mujra song.

“Ahinsaa-1979” was directed by Chand for ‘Ashwin Arts, Bombay’. It was produced by Shiv Kumar.

Story of this movie was written by Chand and K.B. Pathak and dialogues were written by Jainendra Jain. Editing of this movie was done by B.S. Glaad. It had Sunil Dutt, Rekha, Prem Nath, Ranjeet, Nirupa Roy, Alka, Kamini Kaushal, Rajendra Nath, Jayshree T., Jairaj, Trilok Kapoor, Tun Tun, Kundan, Mohan Shery, Bhagwan, Romeo, Jankidas, Birbal, Raj Kishore, Master Raju, Shiv Kumar, Keshav Rana, Rajan Haksar, Narendra Pathak, Major Anand, Ranveer Raj, Hiralal and others. Om Shivpuri, Dev Kumar, Shakti Kapoor, Shyamlee make a friendly appearance in this movie. Asrani make a special appearance in this movie.

This movie had four songs. Two were written by Rajkavi Tulsi and one each by Ram Bharadwaj and Anjaan.

Asha Bhonsle, Mohd Rafi, Manna Dey, Anand Kumar C., and Badri Prasad (mentioned in HFGK not in the movie titles) had given their voices to the songs in this movie.
Music of this movie was composed by Kalyanji-Anandji.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 12.06.1979.

let us enjoy this rocking(😊) mujra song dedicated to the lovely ‘post-cards’ what they were in the seventies – ‘khat, pandrah paise waalaa’. Just out of curiosity I counted and noted that the word ‘pandrah paise waalaa’ appears ‘sixteen’ times in the song…

With today’s song this movie “Ahinsaa-1979” makes its debut on the blog. (It also serves another purpose of bringing ‘movies with same title on the blog’. We already have “Ahinsaa-1947” on the blog.

I have not watched today’s movie so can’t say much about its storyline but we can get idea of the story of this movie from the following dedication in titles;

‘This movie is dedicated to all those criminals and dacoits who surrendered themselves to the law with the inspiration of Loknayak Shri. Jayaprakash Narayan’

I had come across the today’s song a few months ago when I was looking for ‘Kalyanji-Anandji’ composed songs.
On going through other songs of this movie I find only song sounding familiar to me which is ‘Yaar mera rab ho gaya’ only. I was curious to know about the other songs so I listened to them and found today’s song as an interesting 😊 song.

Let us now listen to today’s song. Lyrics for the today’s song are by Ram Bharadwaj and music is composed by Kalyanji-Anandji.

Video

Audio

Song-Maine tan man de daala saiyya solah saal waala (Ahinsa)(1979) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Ram Bhardwaj, MD-Kalyanji Anandji

Lyrics

aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa
khoyi khoyi si rehti hoon
le le ke tera naam
hansi udaaye har subah
aur dank maare shaam

maine tan man de daalaa aa
maine tan man de daalaa
sainyya solah saal waalaa aa
maine tan man de daalaa
sainyya solah saal waalaa
par toone to khat bhi na daalaa
haaye
pandrah paise waalaa
bairi pandrah paise waalaa
pandrah paise waalaa
bairi pandrah paise waalaa
tan man de daalaa
sainyya solah saal waalaa
par toone to khat bhi na daalaa
arey pandrah paise waalaa
bairi pandrah paise waalaa
pandrah paise waalaa
bairi pandrah paise waalaa

ye mardon ki jaat
nibhaaye naa saath
muyee mardon ki jaat
nibhaaye naa saath
jo aurat ko samjhe
khilaunaa aa
kabhi bante hain yaar
kabhi karte hain pyaar
jo dikhaate hain sapnaa salonaa
hai tujhko qasam
ye bataa de balam
hai tujhko qasam
ye bataa de balam
kya souten ne tere din phere ae
arey kaalaa jaadu daalaa
bairi kaalaa jaadu daalaa
kaalaa jaadu daalaa
bairi kaalaa jaadu daalaa
tan man de daalaa
sainyya solah saal waala
par toone to khat bhi na daalaa
kyun
pandrah paise waalaa
bairi pandrah paise waalaa
pandrah paise waalaa
bairi pandrah paise waalaa

dekh main phuljhadi
tere dar pe khadi ee
dekh main phuljhadi
tere dar pe khadi
mujhe pehnaa de pyaar ka kangnaa aa
ye hai arzi meri
ye hai marzi meri
tere nainon mein hai mujhe basnaa
mere dil mein hai jo
naa jaane tu wo
mere dil mein hai jo
naa jaane tu wo
kaise bedardi sainyya se ae ae
kaahe padaa paalaa
bairi kaahe padaa paalaa
kaahe padaa paalaa
bairi kaahe padaa paalaa
tan man de daalaa
sainyya solah saal waala
par tune to khat bhi na daalaa
arey pandrah paise waalaa
bairi pandrah paise waalaa
pandrah paise waalaa
bairi pandrah paise waalaa


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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4604 Post No. : 16234

Today 24th February’2021 is the ninety-third birth anniversary (24 February 1928 – 22 January 2017) of Lyricist Jaswant Rai Sharma popularly known to us by his pen name Naqsh Lyallpuri.

On this occasion as a tribute to him we present a song written by him for the ‘1981’ movie ‘Dard’.

Music for this movie was composed by Khayyam Saab with whom Naqsh Lyallpuri has collaborated to create many memorable songs for Hindi Films.

‘Dard-1981’ (conflict of emotions) was directed by Ambrish Sangal for ‘Murghan Enterprises, Bombay’. It was produced by Shyam Sundar Shivdasani. It had Rajesh Khanna, Hema Malini, Poonam Dhillon, Om Shivpuri, Krishan Dhawan, Pinchoo Kapoor, Shashi Kiran, Madhup Sharma, Kamaljeet, Harjeet, Poornima Jairam, Mazhar Khan, and Master Raju Shreshtha.

Actress Ranjeeta made a ‘friendly appearance’ in this movie.

Story of this movie was written by Aruna Sangal. Its screenplay and dialogues were written by V.K. Sharma. Narendra Goel was the Chief Assistant Director of this movie.

Kamlakar was the editor of this movie and he was assisted by Babubhai Shah.

This movie had seven songs and lyrics for all the seven songs (including one multiple version song) in this movie were written by Naqsh Layallpuri and Music was composed by Khayyam Saab.

Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle and Bhupinder had given their voices to the songs in this movie.
Lata Mangeshkar had two solo songs, Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle and Bhupinder have one solo song each and there were two duets sung by Asha Bhonsle and Kishore Kumar in this movie.

So far, the following five songs (including one multiple version song) from this movie have been posted on the blog;

SNo Song Title Posted On
01 Aisi haseen chaandni pehle kabhi na thhi 21.09.2012
02 Pyaar ka dard hai meethha meethha pyaara pyaara 19.07.2018
03 Ahl e dil yoon bhi nibha lete hain Multiple version song 18.02.2019
04 Na jaane kya hua jo toone chhoo liya 28.09.2019
05 Qubool kijiye pehle salaam aankhon ka Being presented today

Today’s song is the sixth song from this movie to be posted on the blog.

On screen this song is lip synced by actress Ranjeeta for Asha Bhonsle’s voice and we can see in the picturisation Mazhar Khan enjoying this performance while others are seen in the background of this song.

Let us now listen to this song …

Video

Audio

Song-Qubool keejiyee pehle salaam aankhon ka (Dard)(1981) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Naqsh Llayalpuri, MD-Khayyam

Lyrics

Aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
Qubool kijiye ae
Qubool kijiye
pehle salaam aankhon ka aa
Qubool kijiye
Pehle salaam aankhon ka aa
Phir aap chaahen to
Phir aap chaahen to
Haazir hai jaam aankhon ka aa
Qubool kijiye

Dilon mein shammaa si
Raushan hui mohabbat ki ee ee ee
Dilon mein shammaa si
Raushan hui mohabbat ki ee ee ee ee
Huaa hain aankhon se
Huaa hain aankhon se
Jab bhi kalaam aankhon ka aa
Huaa hain aankhon se
Jab bhi kalaam aankhon ka aa
Qubool kijiye

Nigaahe naaz se behlaa ke loot leti hai
Ae ae ae ae
Nigaahe naaz se behlaa ke lut leti hai
Ae ae ae ae ae
Khabar hain aapko
Khabar hain aapko
Ye bhi hai kaam aankhon ka aa
Khabar hain aapko
Ye bhi hai kaam aankhon ka aa
Qubool kijiye

Main bekaraar hoon
Main bekaraar hoon oon
Main bekaraar hoon
Le leeje mujhe baahon mein
Khuli kitaab hai
Jaana payaam aankhon ka
Khuli kitaab hai
Jaana payaam aankhon ka aa
Qubool keejiye pehle salaam aankhon ka aa
Phir aap chaahen to
Haazir hai jaam aankhon ka aa
Qubool keejiye
Qubool keejiye
Qubool keejiye ae ae ae ae
Qubool keejiye

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Devnagri Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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आ आ आ आ आ आ आ
कुबूल कीजिये ए
कुबूल कीजिये पहले सलाम आँखों का आ
कुबूल कीजिये
पहले सलाम आँखों का आ
फिर आप चाहें तो
फिर आप चाहें तो
हाज़िर हैं जाम आँखों का आ
कुबूल कीजिये

दिलों में शम्मा सी
रोशन हुई मोहब्बत कि ई ई ई
दिलों में शम्मा सी
रोशन हुई मोहब्बत कि ई ई ई
हुआ हैं आँखों से
हुआ हैं आँखों से
जब भी कलाम आँखों का आ
हुआ हैं आँखों से
जब भी कलाम आँखों का आ
कुबूल कीजिये

निगाहें नाज़ से बहला के लूट लेती हैं
ए ए ए ए ए
निगाहें नाज़ से बहला के लूट लेती हैं
ए ए ए ए ए
खबर है आपको
खबर है आपको
ये भी है काम आँखों का आ
खबर है आपको
ये भी है काम आँखों का आ
कुबूल कीजिये

मैं बेकरार हूँ
मैं बेकरार हूँ
मैं बेकरार हूँ
ले लीजिये मुझको बाहों में ए ए ए
खुली किताब हैं
जाना पयाम आँखों का
खुली किताब हैं
जाना पयाम आँखों का आ

कुबूल कीजिये पहले सलाम आँखों का आ
फिर आप चाहें तो
हाज़िर हैं जाम आँखों का आ
कुबूल कीजिये
कुबूल कीजिये
कुबूल कीजिये ए ए ए
कुबूल कीजिये


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

Blog Day :

4589 Post No. : 16211

Sahir Ludhianvi & His Music Directors-7 – (‘seven-movies collaboration’ only)
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In this post we take a look at ‘seven movies collaboration’ between Sahir Ludhianvi and his Music Directors. Interestingly, after ‘five movies-collaboration’, we have ‘seven-movies-collaboration’, and after that it is the ‘double figure collaboration’ only for three music directors viz. S.D. Burman, Ravi and N. Datta.

Here are the details of the ‘seven-movies-collaboration’ which Sahir had with two music directors viz. Roshan and Laxmikant-Pyarelal:

S.no Movie Year Music Director Songs of lyricist in the blog Song penned by lyricist in movie as per HFGK Song penned by lyricist in movie as per the book -The People’s Poet
1 Baabar 1960 Roshan 5 5 5
2 Barsaat Ki Raat 1960 Roshan 12 12 9
3 Dil Hi To Hai 1963 Roshan 11 10 11 *
4 Taj Mahal 1963 Roshan 10 10 11
5 Chitralekha 1964 Roshan 8 8 7
6 Dooj Ka Chaand 1964 Roshan 9 8 9
7 Bahu Begum 1967 Roshan 9 9 9
8 Izzat 1968 Laxmikant-Pyarelal 7 7 7
9 Mann Ki Aankhein 1970 Laxmikant-Pyarelal 6 6 6
10 Daastaan 1972 Laxmikant-Pyarelal 6 5 6
11 Daag 1973 Laxmikant-Pyarelal 7 7 6
12 Jaagriti 1977 Laxmikant-Pyarelal 1 4 4
13 Deedaar-E-Yaar 1982 Laxmikant-Pyarelal 4 5 4
14 Jiyo Aur Jeene Do 1982 Laxmikant-Pyarelal 1 2 2
Total 96 98 96

(*lyricist tag for one song to be added which will make the total songs on the blog to 11)

We can see from the above table that all the movies where Roshan had composed music with Sahir Ludhianvi as lyricist have already been ‘Yippeeee’ed’ on the blog.

For movies where Laxmikant-Pyarelal had composed music we have three songs left from ‘Jaagriti-1977’ and one song left from ‘Jiyo Aur Jeene Do-1982’.

Today we are going to listen a song from the movie ‘Jaagriti-1977’.

“Jaagriti-1977” was directed by Rajendra Bhatia for ‘Jai Films, Bombay’. It was produced by Vimal Bhatia and Naresh Malhotra. It had Nutan, Vinod Mehra, Reena Roy, Master Satyajeet, Prem Chopra, I.S. Johar, Paintal and Asrani, with Krishnakant, Lily Chakravarty, Padma Chawhan, Ashoo and Junior Mehmood. They were supported by Ram Mohan, Karan Dewan, Sushil Bhatnagar, Birbal, Mounto, Keshav Rana, Madhu Apte, Brook Bond, Jugnu, Aditya Sharma, Manjeet, Salim, Rajesh, Raj Bachhan, Master Ripple, Master Ravi, Manmohan, Aarti, Ram Avtar, Narbada Shankar and Raaj Kishore. Jayshree T., and Helen make special appearance in this movie.

Story of this movie was written by Sharad Pilgaonkar and screenplay was written by Sachin Bhowmick. Dialogues of this movie were written by Sagar Sarhadi. Editing of this movie was done by Nand Kumar.

This movie had four songs written by Sahir Ludhianvi and composed to music by Laxmikant-Pyarelal. Asha Bhonsle, Suman Kalyanpur, Minoo Puroshottam, and Dilraj Kaur were the playback singers for this movie.

Today’s song is sung by Asha Bhonsle and lip-synced on screen by Reena Roy. Incidentally this one also is a ‘mujra song’ (like two previous posts in this series 😊)

In today’s song Reena Roy is lip-syncing for Asha Bhonsle’s voice and performing on the on the song, and we can I.S. Johar, Prem Chopra, Asrani, Paintal, Satyajit, Birbal and many others are seen in the picturization of this song.

The lyrics are hard-hitting and taking a dig at the ‘corrupts’ and ‘anti-socials’ in the society, for which Sahir is well known and remembered for.

I have not been able to get correct words at many places and I would request readers to please help in adding the same.

Let us now listen to the today’s song…

Also, let us have a look at the summary of ‘Sahir & His Music Directors’ collaboration up to this post (excluding today’s number) ;

S.no MD No of movies together Songs of lyricist in the blog Song penned by lyricist in movie as per HFGK Song penned by lyricist in movie as per the book -The People’s Poet
1 G.D. Kapoor 1 1 4 4
2 Shyam Sundar 1 8 8 8
3 Ali Akbar Khan 1 7 8 8
4 Dhani Ram 1 1 1 1
5 Vasant Ramchandra 1 7 7 7
6 Manohar 1 1 1 1
7 Sudha Malhotra 1 1 1 1
8 Nirmal Kumar 1 1 1 1
9 Hemant Kumar 1 7 7 7
10 Robin Banerjee 1 1 1 1
11 C. Ramchandra 1 7 7 7
12 Sonik Omi 1 2 5 5
13 C. Arjun 1 5 4 5
14 Rajesh Roshan 1 6 6 7
15 Hridaynath Mangeshkar 1 5 5 5
16 Anil Biswas 2 8 8 7
17 Usha Khanna 2 3 3 3
18 Chitragupta 2 13 13 13
19 Sapan Chakravarty 2 11 11 12
20 Kalyanji-Anandji 2 7 9 9
21 Ravindra Jain 2 5 10 10
22 Madan Mohan 3 24 23 23
23 Jaidev 4 18 17 16
24 R.D. Burman 4 22 25 24
25 O.P. Nayyar 5 23 23 23
26 Khayyam 5 38 41 44
27 Roshan 7 63 62 61
28 Laxmikant-Pyarelal 7 32 36 35
Total 62 328 347 348

Video

Song-Meharbaan kaise kaise kadardaan kaise kaise (Jaagriti)(1977) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Sahir Ludhianvi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics

Aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa
Meharbaan kaise kaise
Kadardaan Kaise kaise
Meharbaan Kaise kaise
Kadardaan kaise kaise
Aaj mehfil mein aaye huye hain aen
Meharbaan kaise kaise

Rind bhi inmein hai ?? bhi
Kashti ye kaum ke nakhudaa bhi
Mautbar kaise kaise
Raahbar kaise kaise
Aaj maslat sajaaye huye hain aen
Meharbaan Kaise kaise
Kadardaan kaise kaise
Aaj mehfil mein aaye huye hain aen
Meharbaan kaise kaise

Kaum ki khidmat kaam hai inka
Kaum ki khidmat kaam hai inka
Is khidmat se naam hai inka
? ? ?
Sone chaandi mein tulte hain aen
Sone chaandi mein tulte hain
Door in ki balaayein
In pe kurbaan jaayen
Ye jo nazrein jhukaaye huye hain aen
Meharbaan Kaise kasie
Kadardaan kaise kaise
Aaj mehfil mein aaye huye hain aen
Meharbaan kaise kaise

Saaj aur saaj ke nagme kya hain
Saaj aur saaj ke nagme kya hain
Husn aur husn ke jalwe kya hain
Sharm hai kya aur gairat kya hai
Izzat kya hai ismat kya hai
Izzat kya hai ismat kya hai
Ye hawas ke parinde
Nek surat darinde
Daam sab ka lagaaye huye hain aen
Meharbaan Kaise kaise
Kadardaan kaise kaise
Aaj mehfil mein aaye huye hain aen
Meharbaan kaise kaise

Ye yateemon ka haq khaane waale
Ye yateemon ka haq khaane waale
Bebason pe sitam dhaane waale
Bas chale to watan bech daalen aen
Mayyaton ke kafan bech daalen
Ye ? aur haram tak na chhode
Mandiron ke sanam tak na chhode
Mandiron ke sanam tak na chhode
Ye jo badkaariyon se
Chor baazaariyon se
Shaano shaukat badhaaye huye hain aen
Meharbaan Kaise kaise
Kadardaan kaise kaise
Aaj mehfil mein aaye huye hain aen
Meharbaan kaise kaise


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Sahir Ludhianvi & His Music Directors-5 – (‘Five-movie’ collaboration only)
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Welcome all to today’s post. Today we have a song from the ‘1979’ movie ‘Chambal Ki Kasam’. Music for ‘Chambal Ki Kasam-1979’ was composed by Khayyam Saab.

Sahir Ludhianvi and Khayyam Saab collaborated for five movies as given in the table below.
Other than Khayyam Saab it was O.P. Nayyar with whom Sahir Ludhianvi’s collaboration was for the same number of movies i.e., five movies (though ‘Tumsa Nahin Dekha’ had only one song penned by Sahir and 12’ O Clock had two songs by Sahir)

S.no Movie Year MD Songs of lyricist in the blog Song penned by lyricist in movie as per HFGK Song penned by lyricist in movie as per the book -The People’s Poet
1 Bade Sarkar 1957 O.P. Nayyar 4 4 4
2 Naya Daur 1957 O.P. Nayyar 9 9 9
3 Tumsa Nahin Dekha 1957 O.P. Nayyar 1 1 1
4 12 O’Clock 1958 O.P. Nayyar 2 2 2
5 Phir Subah Hogi 1958 Khayyam 8 8 8
6 Sone Ki Chidiya 1958 O.P. Nayyar 7 7 7
7 Shagoon 1964 Khayyam 8 8 8
8 Kabhie Kabhie 1976 Khayyam 10 10 12
9 Trishul 1978 Khayyam 8 7 8
10 Chambal Ki Kasam 1979 Khayyam 4 8 8
Total 61 64 67

‘Chambal Ki Kasam-1979’ was an M.P.D. Productions presentation. It was produced by V L Murlidhar and directed by Ram Maheshwary. It had Raj Kumar, Shatrughan Sinha, Moushmi Chatterjee, Farida Jalal, Ranjeet, Nirupa Roy, Paintal, Gopal Sehgal, R. Tiwari, Usha Kiran, Peace Kanwal, Jagdish Raj, Nazir Hussain, Gufi, Paro Devi, Maruti, Uma Khosla, Raj Rani, Master Bhagwan, Gurucharan, Usha (Gwalior), Pandit Ganga Prasad (Gwalior), Mansaram, Master Rajesh, Master Rahul, Master Sonu, Master Rajiv, Baby Shaloo, and Manu Arora. Pradeep Kumar makes a guest appearance in this movie, whereas Amjad Khan makes a special appearance in this movie.

Story of this movie was written by M.K. Tamanna and Screenplay was written by Benoy Chatterjee. Dialogues of this movie were written by Sagar Sarhadi and Safdar Hussain. Additional Dialouges were by Ela Maheshwary. Editing for this movie was done by D.N. Pai and M.S. Shinde.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 29.12.1979.

This movie had eight songs, which were sung by Jagjit Kaur, Lata Mangeshkar, Manna Dey, Mahendra Kapoor and Mohd Rafi.
As mentioned above music of this movie was composed by Khayyam Saab and lyrics for all the eight songs were penned by Sahir Ludhianvi.

Four songs of this movie have been posted on the blog so far.

Song Posted On
Simti huyi ye ghadiyaan 27.04.2012
Chanda re mere bhaiyya se kehna 02.08.2012
Parmeshwar rakhwaalaa tera 25.10.2014
She’r ka husn ho 09.12.2016

If we summarize the ‘Sahir-Music director collaboration’ statistics considering ‘one movie collaboration’ to ‘five-movies’ each we get the following table; (updated till today)

S.no MD No of movies together Songs of lyricist in the blog Song penned by lyricist in movie as per HFGK Song penned by lyricist in movie as per the book -The People’s Poet
1 G.D. Kapoor 1 1 4 4
2 Shyam Sundar 1 8 8 8
3 Ali Akbar Khan 1 7 8 8
4 Dhani Ram 1 1 1 1
5 Vasant Ramchandra 1 7 7 7
6 Manohar 1 1 1 1
7 Sudha Malhotra 1 1 1 1
8 Nirmal Kumar 1 1 1 1
9 Hemant Kumar 1 7 7 7
10 Robin Banerjee 1 1 1 1
11 C. Ramchandra 1 7 7 7
12 Sonik Omi 1 2 5 5
13 C. Arjun 1 5 4 5
14 Rajesh Roshan 1 7 6 7
15 Hridaynath Mangeshkar 1 5 5 5
16 Anil Biswas 2 8 8 7
17 Usha Khanna 2 3 3 3
18 Chitragupta 2 13 13 13
19 Sapan Chakravarty 2 11 11 12
20 Kalyanji-Anandji 2 7 9 9
21 Ravindra Jain 2 5 10 10
22 Madan Mohan 3 24 23 23
23 Jaidev 4 18 17 16
24 R.D. Burman 4 22 25 24
25 O.P. Nayyar 5 23 23 23
26 Khayyam 5 38 41 44
TOTAL 48 233 249 252

Today’s song is sung by Lata Mangeshkar and lip-synced on screen by Moushumi Chatterjee. Raj Kumar, Shatrughan Sinha, Paintal and others can also be seen in the picturization of this song.

Let us now enjoy this song.

Audio (Longer)

Video

Song-Marta hai koi to mar jaaye (Chambal Ki Kasam)(1979) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Sahir Ludhianvi, MD-Khayyam

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

martaa hai
koyi to mar jaaye
aa aa aa aa aa
martaa hai koyi to mar jaaye
ham apnaa nishaana kyun chhoden
ham apnaa nishaana kyun chhoden
dil waale bachaayen dil apnaa
dil waale bachaayen dil apnaa
ham teer chalaanaa kyun chhoden
ham teer chalaanaa kyun chhoden
dil waale bachaayen dil apnaa

majboor naa ho ton ishq hi kya
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
majboor naa ho to ishq hi kya
magroor naa ho to husn hi kya
aa aa aa aa aa aa
tum ham ko manaanaa kyun chhodo
ham tumko sataanaa kyun chhoden
ham tumko sataanaa kyun chhoden
dil waale bachaayen dil apnaa
ham teer chalaanaa kyun chhoden
dil waale bachaayen dil apnaa

(dialogue by Rajkumar)

jo ham ko naseehat karte hain ae
jo ham ko nasihat karte hain
wo apnaa zamaanaa dekh chuke ae
dekh chuke ae ae ae
ham par bhi jawaani aayi hai
aa aa aa aa aa
ham par bhi jawaani aayi hai
ham apnaa zamaanaa kyun chhoden
ham apnaa zamaanaa kyun chhoden
dil waale bachaayen dil apnaa
ham teer chalaanaa kyun chhoden
martaa hai koyi to mar jaaye ae

duniyaa to hamaare saamne hai
ae ae ae ae
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
duniyaa to hamaare saamne hai
Jannat ka pataa kya
ho ke naa ho o o o o o o o
jannat mein chhupi daulat ke liye
duniyaa ka khazaanaa kyun chhoden
dil waale bachaayen dil apnaa
ham teer chalaanaa kyun chhoden
martaa hai koyi to mar jaaye ae


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