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#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 151 # Qawwalis – 14 #
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Qawwalis were common in Hindi films when I was growing up(1968-1983). As I grww watching them in the movies in my childhood, some qawwalis left lasting impression on my impressionable mind.

Qawwalis like ‘raaz ki baat kehdoon to’, ‘jhoom baraabar jhoom sharaabi’, ‘shirdiwaale sai baba’, ‘raat abhi baaki hai baat abhi baaki hai’, ‘mehangaayi maar gayi’, were the most heard qawwalis when I was growing.

‘Chadhhta sooraj dheere dheere dhalta hai dhal jaayega’ was a favourite of all ‘orchestras’ and one person from a Orchestra from Jalgaon used to sing it so well that always left the audience ‘spell-bound’. I remember this qawwali ever since.

All these qawwalisgrew up on me as I grew up in my life.

I have a special fascination for this genre of music. It always takes me to an entirely different ‘musical world’.

In the movies of ‘seventies’ qawwalis were a major attraction in the movies. Qawwalis like ‘ham to jhuk kar salaam karte hain’, ‘ham lootne aayen hain’, etc. were liked very much by the audience. There may be many more which I could have missed to mention here.

Jaani Babu Qawwal, Shakila Bano Bhopali and Aziz Nazan were the names I particularly remember whenever there was a discussion on qawwalis.
And as I had mentioned in my posts earlier that another name which I vaguely remembered was Shankar-Shambhu. At that age I could not understand the greatness of these peoples, and it is only after coming into the contact of this blog, that I got to read, learn, and know about these stalwarts in Qawwalis.

There was a phase when disco made an entry into HFM in mid-eighties to let us say till mid-nineties when Qawwalis took a little backseat (I think), otherwise they were always likened and had always been an integral part of HFM. In the recent years we have seen many Qawwalis in Hindi Films. The new digital age, technological advances in music instruments have enriched the presentation of Qawwalis. Movie makers have been experimenting by including ‘qawwali song’ or ‘fusion qawwali songs’ in their movies.

In Hindi movies qawwalis are woven with the story topic of the movie. So, we have ‘’romantic qawwalis’, ‘men vs women’, ‘husn aur ishq’, ‘celebrating a festival’, ‘devotional qawwalis’, ‘chor-police’, ‘marriage celebration’, ‘mujrim-munsif’, ‘scoring peanuts over each other’ (Atulogy), ‘nok-jhonk’, ‘teasing each other’, ‘musical competition’, and other types of qawwalis in our movies.

Or it may be a competition of poetry between two groups (read men and women mostly) where ‘qawwalis’ would perfectly fit into the plot of a movie.

In many movies they have been used to keep the suspense intact where actors, actresses would disguise themselves and enter the villain’s den to rescue their partners/friends caught by the villain. Or sometimes the villain will kidnap close relatives of the hero or heroine in the movie and ask for a ‘hefty’ ransom. And the hero/heroine would plan a song or disguise as a ‘musical-troupe’ to enter the ‘villain’s den’ to rescue a ‘child’, ‘relatives’ or a ‘famous scientist’ or a ‘police commissioner’ who would have been kidnaped by the villain or his associates.

To mis-lead the villain the hero/heroine or their friends and well-wishers would sing a qawwali and simultaneously free the innocent ones caught by the villain. Sometimes this would happen just before the climax of the movie.

In our movies we also have qawwalis where we see ‘lawful elements(police, CID) and the unlawful elements(goondas, or burglar, thieves)’ have a ‘qawwali muqaabla’ in “disguise”.

I am not a competent person to write or discuss about the technicalities of Qawwalis. But since I like them very much, I had undertaken this series and have presented some qawwalis from the ‘decade of seventies or 1971-to-1980’.

If we look on the statistics of the qawwalis already posted on the blog till today’s song, we get the following details (which could be of interest to music connoisseurs).

Year wise Qawwalis Lyricist wise qawwalis on the blog Composer wise qawwalis on the blog
Year No of Songs Lyricist No of Songs Composer No of Songs
1945 1 Sahir Ludhianvi 26 Roshan 12
1946 1 Shakeel Badayuni 12 Kalyanji-Anandji 9
1948 1 Rajinder Krishan 11 Madan Mohan 8
1949 3 Anand Bakshi 10 Ravi 8
1950 5 Majrooh Sultanpuri 10 Laxmikant-Pyarelal 8
1950 1 Shewan Rizvi 8 Iqbal Qureshi 7
1951 3 Qamar Jalalabadi 6 N. Datta 7
1953 3 Raja Mehdi Ali Khan 5 R.D. Burman 7
1954 5 Asad Bhopali 4 S. Mohinder 6
1955 7 Farooque Qaiser 4 C. Ramchandra 5
1956 7 Kaifi Azmi 4 Jaidev 5
1957 4 Verma Malik 4 Chitragupt 5
1958 6 Not attributed(+Unattributed) 4 Naushad 5
1959 5 Hasrat Jaipuri 3 Ghulam Mohammad 4
1960 10 Ravindra Jain 3 Iqbal 4
1961 11 Anjum Jaipuri 2 Hemant Kumar 3
1962 7 Aziz Ghazi 2 Husnlal Bhagatram 3
1963 15 Gauhar Kanpuri 2 S.D. Burman 3
1964 9 Khumar Barabankvi 2 Shyam Sundar 3
1965 7 Nakshab 2 Jaani Babu Qawwal 3
1966 5 Saba Afghani 2 Ravindra Jain 3
1967 4 Zafar Gorakhpuri 2 Anil Biswas 2
1968 2 A.H. Rizvi 1 Aziz Nazaan 2
1969 1 A. Karim 1 Baabul/Babul 2
1970 3 A. Shamsheer 1 Dattaram 2
1971 3 Aarzoo Lucknowi 1 Hansraj Bahl 2
1972 1 Akhtar Lucknowi 1 Jimmy 2
1973 6 Akhtar Romani 1 Khayyam 2
1974 2 Allama Iqbal 1 Shankar Jaikishan 2
1975 2 Anjaan/Jeet 1 Sonik Omi 2
1976 9 Anjum Rehmani 1 Usha Khanna 2
1977 3 Anwar Farrukhabadi 1 Bulo C. Rani 2
1978 1 Aziz Kashmiri 1 Nashad 1
1979 6 Bharat Vyas 1 A.R. Qureshi 1
1980 3 Dil Lakhnavi 1 A.R. Rehman 1
1981 2 Gulshan Bawra 1 Aziz Ahmed Khan Warsi 1
1982 3 Indeewar 1 B.N. Bali 1
1983 1 Jaan Nisar Akhtar 1 B.T. Singh 1
1990 1 K.L. Pardesi 1 Babloo Dheeraj 1
1991 1 Kaiser Ratnagirvi 1 Bappi Lahiri 1
1999 1 Kidar Sharma 1 Bipin Mehboob 1
2009 1 Mohan (Bihar) 1 C. Arjun 1
2013 1 Mohsin Nawab 1 Chaand Pardesi 1
Momin 1 Damodar Sharma 1
Naqsh Lyallpuri 1 Hafeez Khan 1
Nazaan Sholapuri 1 Harbans 1
Niaz Usmani 1 Jay Kumar 1
Niranjan Iyengar 1 Khemchand Prakash 1
Nusrat Fateh Al1i Khan 1 Lala Sattar 1
Nyay Sharma 1 Nirmal Kumar (S.D. Batish) 1
P.L. Santoshi 1 Nisar Bazmi 1
Parvez Shamshi 1 Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan 1
Prasoon Joshi 1 Peter Nawab 1
Prem Dhawan 1 Rashid Atre 1
Ramesh Pant 1 Ravindran 1
Roopbani 1 Robin Bannerji 1
S.H. Bihari 1 S. Kishan 1
Saba Rampuri 1 S.N. Tripathi 1
Sardar Aah Sitapuri 1 Sajjad Hussain 1
Shailendra 1 Shankar Ehsaan Loy 1
Shakeela Bano Bhopali 1 Shankar Shambhu 1
Shor Niyazi 1 Snehal Bhatkar 1
Surjeet Sethi 1 Sudipta Bhattacharya 1
Tanvir Naqvi 1 Vasant Ramchandra 1
Vishwamitra Adil 1 Vinod 1
Anjum 1
Ramesh Chandra Pandey 1

(The above details are so far compiled for the 173 qawwalis already posted on the blog. There might be some songs which might be missing in absence of the tag ‘Qawwalis’ on their post.
We will revisit the details in the future as and when possible, so till then … 😊)

In this series we have so far listened to the following qawwalis.

SN Qawwaali
1) Bada lutf thha jab kunwaare thhe ham tum
2) Hashr mein unka jab saamna ho gaya
3) Ham lootne aaye hain ham loot ke jaayenge
4) Is mulaaqaat ka bas mazaa leejiye
5) Yaar dagaa de gaya dulhan ko le gaya
6) Na tum hato na ham haten
7) Us jaan e do aalam ka jalwaa
8) Kaun hai mujrim kaun hai munsif
9) Mehfil mein aaye ho aao muqaabil jaan jaayenge
10) Dil ki lagi bujhaa de Ajmer waale Khwaaja
11) Tumhaara pehlaa number Nabi ke tum ho dilbar
12) Nizamuddin Aulia banaa do bigde kaam hamaare
13) Tere chaahnewaale aaye hain

For now, we are concluding this series with the today’s qawwali from the ‘1980’ movie ‘Be-reham’.

This is another movie of which the dedication is to ‘All policemen known and unknown who lived for discipline and died for discipline’. That would also be sufficient for all to guess what the movie is all about.

“Be-reham-1980” was directed by R. Jhalani for ‘K.D.S. Films’.

It was produced by K.D. Shorey who also wrote the story of this movie.

Its star cast included Sanjeev Kumar, Mala Sinha, Shatrughan Sinha, Reena Roy, I.S. Johar, Kadar Khan, Urmila Bhatt, Keshto Mukherjee, Manmohan, Shetty, Raj Mehra, Rinku Jaiswal, Komila Virk, Viju Khote, Ashok Nag, Gurubachan, C.S. Dubey, Sheel Kumar, Amarjeet, R.S. Chopra, Madhup Sharma, Sudarshan Sethi, Sehgal, Uma Khosla, Vimal Chopra, and Helen in special appearance.

Moushumi Chatterjee, Kamal, Sujata and Dev Kumar make a friendly appearance in this movie.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 01.08.1980.

Lyrics of the songs of this movie were written by Verma Malik and Jigar Muradabadi.
Music for this movie was composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal.
Here is the list of songs this movie had.

SNo Song Title Singer/s Lyricist
01 Ik lafz e mohabbat ka adnaa sa fasaana hai Asha Bhonsle, Anup Jalota Jigar Moradabadi
02 Ye saal ki aakhri raat hai Shailendra Singh, Anuradha Paudwal, Chandrani Mukherjee Verma Malik
03 Haseenon ki duniya khudgarz hai Lata Mangeshkar Verma Malik
04 Milne ko aate ho, phir bhi mulqaat nahin karte ho Asha Bhonsle Verma Malik
05 Taqdeer ke kalam se koyi bach naa paayega Mohd Rafi Verma Malik/td>
06 Ham aaj ye kissaa khatm karen Asha Bhonsle, Mahendra Kapoor Verma Malik

Today’s qawwali happens when the movie is already having some interesting ‘twists and turn’ in its story. I am not going to detail it more to keep intact the interest of those who would like to or have to watch this interesting movie.

I remember when the movie was released one of my classmates had watched it soon after its release and he was full praise for Sanjeev Kumar and others’ performances in this movie.

Sanjeev Kumar was common favourite of all us friends. And in our circle of juniors and seniors we often discussed about his roles, and everybody would have likened his performance in each of his movies then.
We now move to the today’s song.

It is picturised on Moushumi Chatterjee and the actor whom I am unable to identify.

We can see Keshto Mukherjee, Shatrughan Sinha and Reena Roy with many others present in the picturisation of this song.
Today’s song is sung by Asha Bhonsle and Mahendra Kapoor and chorus. Lyrics are by Verma Malik and music is composed by

Let us now enjoy today’s qawwali watching Moushumi Chatterjee’s charming performance and Keshto Mukherjee’s special antics. 😊


Song-Ham aaj ye kissa khatm karen (Beraham)(1980) Singers-Mahendra Kapoor, Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Verma Malik, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal
Male chorus
Female chorus

Lyrics

ho o o o o o o o
o o o o

ho o o o o o o o
o o o o

aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
ho o o o o o o o
ho o o o o

dha pa dha ga ga ga ga ga ga
ga dha pa re re re re re
ga re ga ni ni ni ni ni ni
ni re saa

husn ek ulti raah hai
husn ek jhoothhi chaah hai
husn to ek gunaah hai ae
husn karta aa tabaah hai

is husn ke nakhre
naaz o nazaaqat
husn ke nakhre
naaz o nazaaqat

is husn ke nakhre
o nakhre
husn ke nakhre
naaz o nazaaqat
roz roz ab kaun sahe
ham aaj ye kissa khatm karen
ham
aaj ye kissa khatm karen
yaa husn rahe
yaa ishq rahe
ham aaj ye kissa khatm karen/em>

khud dhokha dagaa fareb karen
khud dhokha dagaa fareb karen
khud dhokha dagaa fareb karen
ilzaam ye husn pe deta rahe
ham aaj ye kissa khatm karen
ham

aaj ye kissa khatm karen

ik din dekha
ho o ik din dekha
dard ka maaraa
ik aashiq mastaanaa
jungle jungle maaraa maaraa
phirtaa thha deewaanaa
phirtaa thha deewaanaa
mujhko dekh ke kehne lagaa
ho o
mujhko dekh ke kehne lagaa
arey sun le meraa fasaanaa aa
har ashiq ke ghar ghar mein
paighaam mera pahunchaanaa
ke husn ko itnaa looto maaro
o o o
ke husn ko itnaa looto maaro
saari umr hi rotaa rahe
ham aaj ye kissa khatm karen
ham
aaj ye kissa khatm karen

hamaari bhi suno
hamaari bhi suno
Laila ki jab qabr pe chal kar
Ik haseenaa aa aayee
Ro ke lipat ke kehne lagi

Aa he
Ro ke lipat ke kehne lagi

Aa he
Ro ke lipat ke kehne lagi
Aye lailaa teri duhaayee
Kaise badlaa loon inse

Aa he
Kaise badlaa loon inse

Har aashiq hai harjaayee ee
To qabr se lailaa ki rooh ne
Yahi aawaaaaz lagaayi
Nikal pado ab taan ke seenaa
Donon mein se ek rahe
ham aaj ye kissa khatm karen ae
ham

aaj ye kissa khatm karen ae
yaa husn rahe
yaa ishq rahe
ham aaj ye kissa khatm karen
ham

aaj ye kissa khatm karen

inkaa har daur dekha
inkaa har taur dekha
aa he
inkaa har daur dekha
inkaa har taur dekha

ho salmaa
ya sulekha
hai sab dhokha hi dhokha
inkaa har daur dekha
inkaa har taur dekha

yahaan se aur wahaan se
poochh lo tum jahaan se
Wafaa ke de ke jhaanse
Palat dete hain paase

tarannum inke jhoothhe
tabassum inke jhoothhe
takallum inke jhoothhe
maraasim inke jhoothhe
aahe
chhalaawa hai chhalaawa
bhulaawa hai bhulaawa
inki ulfat ka daawaa
dikhaawaa hai dikhaawaa

tum ban thhan ke na niklo o
to ye dil naa phisley
ik baar marammat hogi
to phir dil naa machle
ishq husn ka dushman hai ae ae
ishq husn ka dushman hai
koyi iske bharose naa rahe
ham aaj ye kissa khatm karen
ham

aaj ye kissa khatm karen
rahe
ya husn rahe ya ishq
ham aaj ye kissa khatm karen
ham
aaj ye kissa khatm karen


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“Son of Sindbad”(1958) was produced by Ram Kamlani and Balwant Bhatt and directed by Nanabhai Bhatt. for NeoLight Films Bombay. This “Kalpnik” movie had Premnath, Jabeen, Bhagwan, Poornima, Nishi, Tiwari, Shammi, Sundar, Kuldeep Kaur, Jagdeesh, Samson, Cuckoo, Ridku, Kriiplani, K Tiwari Saroj, Heera, Fazlu, Saiyyad, Keshav, Abdul, Kenny etc in it.

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

Here is the third song from “Son of Sindbad”(1958) to appear in the blog. It is sung by Rafi and Geeta Dutt. Prem Dhawan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Chitragupta.

Only the audio of the song is available. The movie had Lata Mangeshkar, Rafi, Mukesh and Geeta Dutt as playback singers so it is difficult to guess about the picturisation of this song. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of this song.


Song-Kabhi to haan haan haan kaho na (Son of Sindbad)(1958) Singers-Rafi, Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Chitraupta

Lyrics

kabhi to haan haan haan kaho na
na na ji na na na meri jaan
kabhi to haan haan haan kaho na
na na ji na na na meri jaan
aise na taalo
main mar jaaunga
milega mar ke bhi chain kahaan
haay
kabhi to haan haan haan kaho na
na na ji na na na meri jaan

jhoothhi hi tasalli sahi
jhoothha hi tu de ja hamen waada
ja ja re deewaane
kyun hai tera gaali khaane ka iraada

arre jhoothhi hi tasalli sahi
jhoothha hi tu de ja hamen waada
ja ja re deewaane
kyun hai tera gaali khaane ka iraada

yoon na jalenge
joote padenge
o yoon na jalenge
joote padenge
to ye bhi sah legne jaane jahaan
kabhi to haan haan haan kaho na
na na ji na na na meri jaan

bade teesmaar khan ho
dekho koi aur darwaaza

tere darwaaze se hi apna to uthhega janaaza
bade teesmaar khan ho
dekho koi aur darwaaza

tere darwaaze se hi apna to uthhega janaaza
chutti to hogi
roti phirogi
chutti to hogi
roti phirogi
jaao ji
marna nahin hai aasaan

kabhi to haan haan haan kaho na
na na ji na na na meri jaan

yoon na thhukraao
na milega koi dilwaala aisa
dhoondhoge chiraag leke
to bhi paaoge na mere jaisa

aah aah aah
yoon na thhukraao
na milega koi dilwaala aisa
dhoondhoge chiraag leke
to bhi paaoge na mere jaisa

tu bemisaal hai
tu bhi kamaal hai
aa ha
tu bemisaal hai
tu bhi kamaal hai
to phir aaj hi kar do haan
kabhi to haan haan haan kaho na
na na ji na na na meri jaan


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Today’s song is from a Stunt film of the early 40’s – Mauji Jeevan-1944. It was made under the banner of Harishchandra Pictures, Owned by Harishchandra Rao Kadam. The film was directed by Poonawala He seems to have done only this one film. Similarly, the Lyricist Baba Paagal wrote all the 7 songs of this film and then disappeared from the filmdom.

The C grade stunt films were the cheapest ones to make. Compared to the investment, the profits used to be very good. Producers of stunt/action films tried their best to get the directors, Lyricists and the MDs at minimum rates. For this, sometimes they pretended to give opportunities to new aspirants. This had double benefits. One, being new, he depended upon the producers – thus the films were virtually directed by the producers only. Secondly they needed to be paid near to nothing. This way money was saved…to hell with quality !

The actors working in such stunt films were fixed with almost every studio or producer. They had no chances of working in big banners or Social films. They either kinew no acting or their skills were specific to stunt films like say, fighting, Horse riding, jumping, sword fighting etc. Their charges were also very low. In case the producer himself was acting, then there was no question of making actual payment( though on paper they may be getting some payments). producers like Master Bhagwan, Chandra rao Kadam etc. used to follow this method.

The audience of stunt films did not come to see histrionic talents of the actors, or listen to heavenly music. All they wanted to see was DareDevil action, fighting, 2-3- ” maar Daala” Dances and villain ki bharpoor “Kutai” and “Pitai”. Therefore all matters concerning getting quality actors, famous directors or well known composers never arose for these films. It used to be a thrilling experience to see these action/stunt films in a theatre and enjoy the loud comments and active participation of the audience in the film. When dances were shown whistles were common and when the hero started beating the villain, the audience enthusiastically encouraged the hero and shouted “Maar saale ko” or similar motivating phrases ! I have enjoyed all this first person, several times. I feel sorry that the current generation is missing all this fun.

The Music Director of this film was Gulshan Sufi. This was his just the second movie as a Composer, having Debuted with the film Aaina-44. Of Course being an assistant to a few composers and having sung songs in films, he had some experience. Gulshan Soofi was born at Larkana in 1914. His father and mother died when he was small. He was looked after by a Hermit named Agha Ghulam Nabi Soofi, who treated him as his son. Here he got some education. Having an attraction for Theatres, he ran away and joined Agha Hashr Theatrical company, but he was forced back to the Hermit.

Finally, he came to Bombay with Bhai Dessa and recorded a few songs. He joined Nanubhai Vakil as an extra, where his talent was recognised and he sang in films Rashk e Laila-34 and Gulshan e Alam-35 besides acting in small roles. Then he worked at karachi in films, sang Sindhi songs in Amritsar Gramophone co.. He worked in Mother India-38, Watan-38, Payam e Haq-39 and Jungle Princess-42.

He started as MD with film Aina-44, then came Mauji Jeewan-44, Saathi-46, Durban-46, Devar-46, Pati Sewa-47, Janmapatri-49, Sabj Bagh-51, Zamane ki Hawa-52, Faryadi-53 and lastly Ghamand-55. Gulshan acted in 7 films and sang14 songs. He composed 66 songs in 11 films. In 1957, Gulshan Soofi migrated to Pakistan and retired. No news after that.

In the world of Stunt films of the 40’s, The Kadam Brothers were Unique. The elder one Chandra Rao Kadam came into films first, made name and money and then helped the younger brother harishchandra Rao to get established. He even got him a studio of his own. They worked in each other’s films as Heroes.

Hero of this stunt film was Harishchandra Rao (Kadam). He was born in Bhuj, Gujarat on 11-8-1910. He did early schooling in Bhuj, but his family shifted to Karachi, due to financial debacle. He did Cycle repairing work and completed his matriculation by the age of 18 years. He joined a Touring film company. Once, while in Bombay he was watching the film shooting in the Paramount company. Suddenly, the director offered him a role in the film. Thus he entered the films. From 1932 he did few silent films.

He joined Shankar Bhatt’s Prakash Pictures and worked in their first Talkie, ” Bambai ki Mohini “- 1934. He was with Prakash, upto 1939, doing stunt films inside and outside also. He did some films for Wadia too, in between. Finally he started his own company, ” Harishchandra Productions “. He continued to work as an actor, director and producer. He sang a few songs also.

Some of his films were Daulat, Naujawan, Rangila mazdoor, Rangila jeevan, Sukhi jeevan, Lehri jawan, Inaam, Sone ki chidiya, Durban, Laat sahib, Tamasha etc etc He worked in about 42 films.

His brother Chandrarao Kadam was also a stunt actor. He was known as Stunt King. He had his Chandrarao Films. He acted, directed and produced films. The brothers were friendly with Master Bhagwan and gave him preference in their films, till Bhagwan started his own company- Jagriti films. Later on Chandrarao floated his own Chandivali Studio in Bombay suburb, which is still actively run by his progeny.

Heroine of the film Mauji Jeevan-44 was Sulochana Chatterjee-younger sister of Kamla Chatterjee, an actress and wife of Kidar Sharma, the famous writer and Director of Hindi films. Actually, at one time, there were at least 5 Sulochanas operating at the same time in the Hindi film industry. They did not create Same Name Confusion because every Sulochana used her Surname, setting her apart from other Sulochanas. There were 3 actresses- Sulochana Sr aka Ruby Myers, Sulochana Latkar and Sulochan Chatterjee. There were 2 Singers- Suloichan Chavan and Sulochana Vyas.

Born in Chandranagar, Sulochana Chatterjee was the daughter of a military man and the family, five girls, including the late Kamla Chatterjee ( she looked like Geeta Bali, and was Kidar Sharma’s wife), and one boy, used to travel along with their parents to wherever their father was transferred.
From Calcutta they moved to Jabalpur and it was here that Sulochana did her school­ing. She also took an active part in school dramatics. After some time the family was transferred to Bombay and here her younger sister, Kamla, was spotted by Sohrab Modi, a friend of their father’s, and given a role as a child star in Modi’s picture Jailor (1938).

Once Sulochana happened to visit the sets one day and after watching her sister at work, She was offered a part in Harishchandra Pictures’ “Aina”-44, which she accepted. She co-starred with Trilok Kapoor. She starred in scores of films after that, among them the comedy “Ladli”-50, in which she appeared with Jairaj, and “Grahasti”-48 which was a memor­able hit and in which she play­ed with Yakub and Masood.

Sulochana acted in two Bengali pictures “Apanaela”, produced by Saroj Mukerjee and directed by Benoy Banerjee with Pradeep Kumar as her leading man, and Benoy Banerjee’s “Minoti” in which she shared stellar honors with Smriti Biswas and Paresh Banerjee. Her well known films are Chaitanya Mahaprabhu-53, Rami Dhoban-53, Shahjehan-46, Veena-48, Nav Durga-53, Jagte Raho-56, Jis desh mein Gaqnga behti hai-60, Saraswatichandra-68 etc.

In all she acted in 119 films. Her first film was Shobha-42 and last film was Shabas Daddy-79. After retirement, she settled in Bombay. Sulochana Chatterjee died on 30-8-1999.

Today’s song is sung by Malka Amir Jaan and Gulshan Soofi. The female singer Malka Amir Jaan was a professional singer at Meerut (United province), She had also sung a song in film Khooni Khanjar-1934 earlier, under the baton of Music Director Damodar Sharma. Sometimes the Music Directors called professional singers from outside to sing songs in their films. Another example is , Khwaja Khurshid Anwar, MD, had called Lucknow’s famous professional singer Gauhar Sultana to sing 3 solo songs in his film Ishara-1943.

With this song, the film Mauji Jeevan-1944 makes its Debut on this Blog.


Song- Meri uthhti jawaani ki dekho-dekho bahaar (Mauji Jeevan)(1944) Singers- Malika Amir Jaan, Gulshan Soofi, Lyricist- Baba Pagal, MD- Gulshan Soofi
Both

Lyrics

Meri uthhti jawaani ki dekho
dekho bahaar….
Meri uthhti jawaani ki dekho
dekho bahaar
main hoon maalan dildaar
koi poochhe na yaar
main hoon maalan dildaar
koi poochhe na yaar
meri uthhti jawaa
haaye
meri uthhti jawaa
uyi
Meri uthhti jawaani ki dekho
dekho bahaar
Meri uthhti jawaani ki dekho
dekho bahaar

jab ke ban thhan ke
jab ke ban thhan ke
ghar se nikalti hoon main
jab ke ban thhan ke
ghar se nikalti hoon main
to hazaaron ke dil ko masalti hoon main
to hazaaron ke dil ko masalti hoon main
tujhe dekhe jo koi to aaye bukhaar
tujhe dekhe jo koi to aaye bukhaar

mere aashiq hazaar
??pallu sambhaal
mere aashiq hazaar
??pallu sambhaal
meri uthhti jawaa
haaye
meri uthhti jawaa
uyi
Meri uthhti jawaani ki dekho
dekho bahaar
Meri uthhti jawaani ki dekho-
dekho bahaar

yahaan laakhon ke armaan machalne bhare??
yahaan laakhon ke
maar daala
?? machalne bhare
koi ulloo ka patthha jo tum par marey
koi ulloo ka patthha jo tum par marey

chaloon seena ubhaar
tum pe jam jam nisaar
chaloon seena ubhaar
tum pe jam jam nisaar
Meri uthhti jawaani ki dekho-
dekho bahaar
Meri uthhti jawaani ki dekho-
dekho bahaar

koi kehta hai mujhko ke o dilruba
koi kehta hai mujhko ke o dilruba
koi kehti hai jaani idhar aa zara
koi kehti hai jaani ee

koi lootega haa??
koi khaaye khataas
oi lootega haa??
koi khaaye khataas
Meri uthhti jawaani ki dekho
dekho bahaar
Meri uthhti jawaani ki dekho
dekho bahaar


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

Blog Day :

4739 Post No. : 16463

Blog 10-Year Challenge (2011-2021) – Song No.30
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In Hindi film industry, the experiences of lyricists turning producer/director have not been generally good barring very few exceptions like P L Santoshi and Gulzar. Dr. Safdar Aah Sitapuri, after successfully writing lyrics for 25 films during 1939-1945, turned director with ‘Bhook’ (1946). The film flopped at the box office. With this, he reverted to song writing until 1954 when he directed ‘Maan’ (1954). This film also flopped. After this, he went back to his teaching profession.

Nakshab Jarchvi, who started his filmy career as lyricist in 1945, turned producer-director with ‘Nagma’ (1953) which was a successful film at the box office, He produced and directed his next, ‘Raftaar’ (1955) which flopped. Next, he directed ‘Zindagi Ya Toofaan’ (1958) which did not do well on the box office front. After this film, he migrated to Pakistan.

Ishwar Chand Kapoor directed two films – ‘Chaand Sitaare’ (1948) and ‘Tarang’ (1952) after which he was absent from Hindi film industry between 1952-57 to resurface as lyricist in 1957. J S Kashyap, the writer and lyricist, directed the only film ‘Anyaya’ (1949). Bharat Vyas, after directing his first film, ‘Rangeela Rajasthan’ (1949), refrained from directing any film thereafter. Aziz Kashmiri directed his first film, ‘Sabz Baag’ (1951). After about a decade, he directed his second and the last film, ‘Pathan’/’Rang Raliyaan’ (1962). Both the films were failures at the box office.

The hardship experienced by Shailendra when he produced ‘Teesri Kasam’ (1966) is well known. Jaan Nisar Akhtar produced ‘Bahu Begum’ (1967). Despite having top actors and excellent music, the film failed at the box office. Probably, he may have realised that producing a film was not his cup of tea. He, therefore, concentrated only on song writing thereafter. There may be some more examples of lyricists turning producer/director and failed. Kavi Pradeep was one among them.

Kavi Pradeep started his career as lyricist with Bombay Talkies and wrote lyrics for six films between 1939-43. The tremendous success of ‘Kismet’ (1943) with its songs, all written by Kavi Pradeep becoming very popular, took his career as a lyricist took a great height. In 1943, because of the internal rift, Ashok Kumar, Shashdhar Mukherjee, Gyan Mukherjee, Rai Bahadur Chunnilal and a few more left Bombay Talkies to form Filmistan. Kavi Pradeep also joined them with a 5-year contract.

‘Chal Chal Re Naujawaan’ (1944) was the first film produced under Filmistan banner whose all songs were written by Kavi Pradeep. The film failed at the box office. It appears that after this, Kavi Pradeep was sidelined in Filmistan. Except for ‘Shikari’ (1946), Kavi Pradeep did not get to write songs for Filmistan’s other films like ‘Mazdoor’ (1945), ‘Eight Days’ (1946), ‘Do Bhai’ (1947), ‘Nadiya Ke Paar’ (1948) and ‘Shaheed’ (1948). Since he was under contract with Filmistan and was almost inactive, Kavi Pradeep wrote for films made outside Filmistan such as ‘Kadambari’ (1944), ‘Amrapali’ (1945), ‘Sati Toral’ (1947) and ‘Veerangana’ (1947) under an assumed name of ‘Miss Kamal B.A.’

After the end of his contract period with Filmistan in 1948, Kavi Pradeep became a freelancer. During this period, he decided to turn producer with a newly set up film production company, Lokmanya Productions along with Amiya Chakrabarty and produced the first (and the last) film, ‘Girls’ School’ (1949) which was directed by Amiya Chakrabarty. The film’s star cast included Geeta Bali and Sohan in lead role with Sajjan, Shashikala, Ram Singh, Mangala, Vimala Vashisht, Haroon, in subsidiary roles.

The film’s synopsis is as under:

Meena (Geeta Bali) leaves home when she is forced to accept an arranged marriage. She comes to a village and set up a girls’ school which is opposed by local landlord. Bipin (Sajjan), the landlord’s brother-in-law has an eye on Meena. The school is in need of a teacher. In response to an advertisement, Shanti Kumar Majumdar appears for an interview and gets selected as teacher in the girls’ school. The landlord’s widowed sister Sumitra Devi (Vimla Vashisht), a supporter of the school, objects because he is not married. Meena and Shanti Kumar fall in love but he realises the damage he may cause to her school and leaves. Bipin then spreads rumours about Shanti Kumar’s morals, which cause a further difficulty that has to be resolved before both the future of the school and of the loving couple may be assured. (Source: https://indiancine.ma/FLM).

The film failed miserably at the box office and Kavi Pradeep lost his good amount of money which probably made him realised to settle for only the song writing for the rest of his life. Amiya Chakravarty started his own banner ‘Mars & Movies’ and successfully produced and directed films like ‘Daag’ (1952), ‘Patita’ (1953) and ‘Seema’ (1955).

‘Girls’ School’ (1949) had 9 songs of which 7 songs have been covered in the Blog, details of which are given below:

Sr. No. Details of Songs Date of Posting
1. Tumhi kaho mera man kyun rahe udaas nahin 25/04/2011
2. Baar baar tum soch rahi ho…chaar din ki chaandni hai 09/07/2011
3. O shahar ke baanke baaboo…zara dil pe rakhiyo qaaboo 19/05/2015
4. Kuchh sharmaate huye aur kuchh saham saham 06/02/2016
5. Raam bharose meri gaadi 25/10/2016
6. Danke ki chot par kehta hoon main 11/12/2017
7. Phoolon ka sapna dekhne waalon 01/05/2021

Generally, Kavi Pradeep was known for his patriotic, inspirational and religious songs. In ‘Girls’ School’ (1949), he had written some light-hearted songs such as songs at Sr. Nos. 4 and 6 in the above table. I am presenting one more light-hearted song, ‘gori ek baat sun badi mazedaar hai’ from the film sung by Chitalkar (C Ramchandra) and Shamshad Begum. The song is set to music by C Ramchandra. I had uploaded the video of the song more than 4 years back with a view to posting the song on the Blog. It is only today, the song got a muharat to be presented under ‘Blogs 10-Year Challenge (2011-2021)’.

Enjoy this ‘nok jhok’ song.

Lyrics of the song were provided by Prakashchnadra.

Audio Clip:

Song-Gori ek baat sun badi mazedaar hai (Girls’ School)(1949) Singers-C Ramchandra, Shamshad Begam, Lyrics-Kavi Pradeep, MD-C Ramchandra
Both

Lyrics(provided by Prakashchandra)

gori ek baat sun
badi mazedaar hai
kyaa
teri takraar mein bhi pyaar hai
teri takraar mein bhi pyaar hai

piya tum kitne samajhdaar ho
ha ha
kaun kehta hai ki tum ganwaar ho
kyon gori kaisi kahi
badi mauke ki rahi
magar ye baat tumhaari nahin
magar ye baat tumhaari nahin
udhaar hai

haain
teri takraar mein bhi
uun hoon

teri akal se das guni hai gori
mujh mein akal
zara sheeshe mein dekho apni shakal
jyaada bak bak mat kar
jyaada bak bak mat kar
bas ho jaa chupchaap
baap re baap
ghadi ghadi mujhko sata mat
lagega paap
baap re baap
mere bhagwaan bata…aa
mere bhagwaan bata
ye kya chamtkaar hai
mera baalam hai
ya police ka zamadaar hai

teri takraar mein bhi pyaar hai
teri takraar mein bhi pyaar hai

aaj se sun papeeha
aaj se sun papeeha
teri meri kutti
apne naihar ko chali ja
hai tujhe chhutti
aisa mat bolo piya
dhak dhak hoye jiya
aisa mat bolo piya
dhak dhak hoye jiya

phir kaahe ko akadti
meri sarkaar hai
teri takraar mein bhi pyaar hai
teri takraar mein bhi pyaar hai

teri meri preet gori
kabhi nahin chhoote
kabhi nahin chhoote
hato ji hato balam
hato ji hato balam
tum ho bade jhoothe

meri dugdugi baje dug dug
o mere saiyyaan jio jug jug
meri dugdugi baje dug dug
o mere saiyyaan jio jug jug
tera mera jhagda mita
ab to beda paar hai
tera mera jhagda mita
ab to beda paar hai
teri takraar mein bhi pyaar hai
teri takraar mein bhi pyaar hai
teri takraar mein bhi pyaar hai


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

Blog Day :

4731 Post No. : 16451 Movie Count :

4466

#the Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 143 # Kalyanji-Anandji – Year 1975 (2)
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Yesterday 30th June 2021 was the 93rd birth anniversary of Kalyanjibhai Virjibhai Shah (30 June 1928 – 24 August 2000) of the music director duo Kalyanji-Anandji.

On this occasion I am presenting a song from the ‘1975’ movie ‘Anokhaa’.

In the year ‘1975’ there were twelve films where the music was composed by Kalyanji-Anandji.

Here is the list of these movies and their status on the blog.

Sno. Title (Year) Censor certificate date Lyricist Represented on the Blog
1 Anokhaa(1975) 02.04.1975 Indeewar, Sawan Kumar Being introduced today
2 Apne Dushman(1975) 19.11.1975 Verma Malik, Qamar Jalalabadi
3 Bhoolaa Bhatkaa(1975) 13.10.1975 Anand Bakshi
4 Chori Mera Kaam(1975) 30.04.1975 Verma Malik Yes/Yippeeee’ed
5 Dharmaatmaa(1975) 30.04.1975 Indeewar Y
6 Do Thug(1975) 05.12.1975 Rajinder Krishan
7 Faraar(1975) 11.11.1975 Rajinder Krishan Y
8 Himaalaya Se Ooncha(1975) 15.04.1975 Indeewar Y
9 Monto(1975) 15.05.1975 Verma Malik
10 Rafoo Chakkar(1975) 02.01.1975 Gulshan Bawra Y
11 Uljhan(1975) 31.10.1975 M.G. Hashmat Y
12 Zorro(1975) 31.10.1975 Verma Malik

We can see in the above table that alphabetically ‘Anokhaa’ is the oldest movie which has so far not been represented on the blog from the year 1975 where music was composed by Kalyanji-Anandji.

Today we are going to listen to a song from this movie.

‘Anokhaa-1975’ was directed by Jugal Kishore for ‘Jugal Productions, Bombay’. It had Shatrughan Sinha, Zareena Wahab, A.K. Hangal, Imtiaz, Kanhaiyalal, Maruti, Jayshree T., Paintal, Mohan Shery, Jeevan, Hercules, Mirza Musharraf, Tulsi, Meher Mittal, Badri Prasad, Brijednra Mohan, Ved Gandhi, Vikrant, Omi Chopra, Ratnesh, Meher Banu, Chandar Singh, Mohan Jery, Bhupendra, Bipin Kumar, Bholanath, Master Kotak, Mahender Singh and others.
Meena T. makes a guest appearance in this movie.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 02.04.1975.

This movie had five songs (including one two-part song) written by Indeevar (three songs, one of them a two-part song) and Sawan Kumar (two songs).

Here is the list of songs of this movie as given in HFGK Vol-V (1971-1980).

S.No. Song Title Singer/s Lyricist
01 Apna desh videsh kea age haath naa failaaye Mukesh, chorus Indeevar
02 part 1 Jab aayi hai wo gaaon se hamaar gori baala(part 1)1 Mahendra Kapoor, chorus Indeevar
02 part 2 Jab jaayega Shahar se gori ka ghar waala (part 2) Amit Kumar, chorus Indeevar
03 Jaaneman aap hamse muhabbat naa kijiye Mohd Rafi, Suman Kalyanpur Sawan Kumar
04 Meri baaton se tum bore ho gayi ho to Kishore Kumar, Usha Timothy Sawan Kumar
05 Dharti hai hamaari jaan, jaan lagaa kar boyen dhaan Mohd Rafi, chorus Indeevar

I have not watched this movie and I have not even listened to its songs earlier, so I would request knowledgeable readers to throw more light on this movie and its songs.

Today’s song is sung by Mohd Rafi and Suman Kalyanpur and on screen it is lip synced by Shatrughan Sinha and young looking Zareena Wahab. Paintal and others are also seen in the picturization of this song.

Lyrics for the today’s song are by Sawan Kumar and music is composed by Kalyanji-Anandji.

Let us listen to the song now …

Video

Audio

Song-Arre Jaaneman aap humse muhabbat na keejiye (Anokha)(1975) Singers – Mohd Rafi, Suman Kalyanpur, Lyrics – Sawan Kumar, Music – Kalyanji-Anandji
Chorus

Lyrics (as per audio link)

ae
ae jaaneman

tumhe to sabse pehle
chaahiye tha
bazm mein aanaa
kahenge log kya
shamma parwaanon ke baad aayi

jo pehle aa gayi hoti to
tum sab jal gaye hote ae
ye achchaa hi huaa ke
shamma
parwaanon ke baad aayi

arey jaaneman
hoye jaaneman
aap hamse muhabbat naa keejiye
jaaneman
aap hamse muhabbat naa keejiye
dekhiye do din mein
aapkaa
chehra utar gayaa aa aa a
dekhiye do din mein
aapkaa
chehra utar gayaa aa aa
janaab e man
haan janaab e man
jaa ke ghar aayeenaa to dekhiye
janaab e man
jaa ke ghar aayeenaa to dekhiye
chehraa hamaaraa yaa ke
tumhaaraa utar gayaa aa aa
chehraa hamaaraa yaa ke
tumhaaraa utar gayaa aa aa

jaan e man
janaab e man
oye jaaneman
janaab e man

maine jisko pyaar se dekha
dekha kabhi
arey maine jisko pyaar se dekha
dekha kabhi
armaan ban ke
armaan ban ke uske
dil mein utar gayaa aa
hamse nazar milaane ki
hamse nazar milaane ki
aap himmat naa keejiye ae
aap himmat naa keejiye

achchaa
jo teer nazar
jo teer nazar
chal gayaa
dekhoge mar gayaa aa
jo teer nazar
chal gayaa
dekhoge mar gayaa

jaaneman
hoye jaaneman
aap hamse muhabbat naa kijiye
janaab e man
jaa ke ghar aayeenaa to dekhiye

jaaneman
janaab e man

laa laa laa laa laa
laa laa laa laa laa
la la la la
la la la la la la la laa
la la la la la la la laa
la la la la la laal aa

dekh aashiq hain
mar bhi jaayenge ae
dekh aashiq hain
mar bhi jaayenge ae
leke nayaa janam laut aayenge
milenge tumhen phir sanam ham
milenge tumhen phir sanam ham
ishq tumhi se ham farmaayenge
ishq tumhi se ham farmaayenge ae
akadte kya ho
apni jaat dekho
akadte kya ho
apni jaat dekho
chhote munh aur badi baat dekho
ishq hamse karoge kya
hoob socha hai
ishq hamse karoge kya
khoob socha hai
zaraa dekho
haan apni aukaat dekho
zaraa dekho
haan apni aukaat dekho

roti rahogi raaton ko o
arey roti rahogi raaton ko
sakhiyon se lipat
lipat ke ae
sakhiyon se lipat
lipat ke
arey ishq nahin hai
ishq nahin hai
aisaa nashaa jo chadhke utar gaya
janaab e man
haan janaab e man
jaa ke ghar aayeenaa to dekhiye
chehraa hamaaraa
yaa ke
tumhaaraa utar gayaa aa aa

oye jaaneman
ho jaaneman
aap hamse muhabbat naa keejiye
dekhiye do din mein
aapkaa
chehra utar gayaa aa aa
janaab e man
ho jaaneman
janaab e man
janaane man …


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

This article is the 4900th guest post overall in the blog and 400th guest post by Avinash Scrapwala in the blog.

Blog Day :

4727 Post No. : 16443

Today 27th June 2021 is the eighty-second birth anniversary (27.06.1939 – 04.01.1994) of music composer Rahul Dev Burman or Pancham Da as we fondly know him.

On this occasion we remember him and celebrate his birth anniversary by listening to songs composed by him. That way we pay our humble tributes to this great genius who ruled Hindi Film Music from the seventies to mid-eighties.

Though more than seven hundred R D Burman songs are already showcased in the blog, I was still confused about the song to be selected for today’s presentation, seeing that many of Pancham’s well known songs are still not yet covered on the blog. Nowadays I am listening to Vividh Bharati daily and I am regularly coming across many of his songs on the radio (not yet covered here). whenever I listen to them, I feel like sharing the lyrics of those songs in the blog. Out of 1755 songs estimated to be composed by him in HFM we have posted only 739 songs on the blog so far. So we have yet to reach the halfway mark as far as R D Burman songs in the blog is concerned.

(I have also noted couple of new topics about the songs composed by R.D. Burman and will try to bring them on the blog in future).

As observed above, we are still a long way off from enjoying the ‘music’ of the great genius Rahul Dev Burman fully in the blog.

A lot has already been written about Pancham Da’s music, his geniuses, his ‘era’ of ‘music’, his ‘rise’ in the Hindi Film Music and the days when he was ‘left alone’ by the people in the Film Industry. Few books have also been published about ‘the man and his music’ i.e., R.D. Burman. There have been many articles on him on our blog itself. So I ill not repeat the same details and I will straightway to today’s song now.

Today we will listen to one of the songs composed by R.D. Burman which is from the movie ‘Chalta Purza-1977’. It was produced and directed by Bhappi Sonie for his home productions. This movie had Rajesh Khanna, Parveen Babi, Rakesh Roshan, Ajit, Ranjeet, Asrani, Purnima, Baby Chintu, Sonia Sahni, Sudhir, Manmohan, V. Gopal, Leena Disuza, Kirti Kumar, Kuljit, Dhoomal, Aparna Chaudhary, Madan Keni, Bramha Bharadwaj, Shyam Kumar, Mumtaz Begam, Lalita Kumari, Manorama, Habib, Keshav Rana, Madhup Sharma, Kamal, Kamaldeep, Dilip Dutt, Jankidas and others. Bindu make a special appearance in this movie, while Murad, Raj Mehra, Komila Virk, Keti Mirza and Dev Kumar make a guest appearance in this movie.

Story and Screenplay of this movie was written by Sachin Bhaumick and dialogues were written by Kader Khan. Editing for this movie was done by M.S. Shinde.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 16.06.1977, that is almost forty-four years back.

There were four songs in this movie composed by R.D. Burman and written by Anand Bakshi. Asha Bhonsle, Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar and Sushma Shreshtha gave their voices to the songs in this movie.

Following is the list of songs of this movie-

S.No. Song Title Singer Posted on the blog on
01 Ye raat ne rang jamaaya hai, nayaa khilaadi aaya hai Asha Bhonsle
02 Aa gaye ham dildaar teri gali mein dilbar yaar Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar Being presented today
03 Baby ghar chalo ghar tum bin hai soona Kishore Kumar, Sushma Shreshtha 29.12.2016
04 Aapne farz nibhaaya hai … band lifaafe mein jaise paighaam likha hota hai Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar 06.02.2013

As mentioned above two songs from this movie ‘Chalta Purza-1977’ have been posted on the blog. (We can also see that we are going in ascending order 😊 in posting of the songs of this movie).

Today’s song is the third song from this movie to be posted on the blog. Today’s song is
sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Kishore Kumar and on the screen Bindu and Rajesh Khanna have lip-synced for the voices of Lata Mangeshkar and Kishore Kumar, respectively. The song seems to be happening in a marriage ceremony in the movie, I guess its marriage ceremony of Rakesh Roshan who can be seen with Rajesh Khanna, Bindu, and many others in the picturization of this song.

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

Let us now enjoy today’s song …

Video

Audio

Song-Arre aa gaye hum dildaar teri gali mein dilbar yaar(Chalta Purza)(1977) Singers-Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-R D Burman

Lyrics

Are aa gaye ham dildaar
Teri gali mein
Dilbar yaar
Nakhre chhad ho ja tayyar
Gaadi chhoot jaayegi
Arre aa gaye hum dildaar
Teri gali mein
Dilbar yaar
Nakhre chhad ho ja tayyar
Gaadi chhoot jaayegi
O main nahin jana tere saath
Main nahin jana tere saath re
Main nahin jana tere saath
Leja waapas ye baaraat
Phir mat karna aisi baat
Yaari toot jaayegi
Main nahin jaana tere saath
Leja waapas ye baaraat
Phir mat karna aisi baat
Yaari toot jaayegi

Bade naseebon waali hai tu
Lagi hai hamko pyaari
Bade naseebon waali hai tu
Lagi hai hamko pyaari
Ham chal diye to
Reh jaayegi saari umr kunwaari
Are mere liye bahut hain ladke
Laga hua hai mela
Mere liye bahut hain ladke
Laga hua hai mela
Main na mili to reh jaayega
Saari umr akeyla

Taane mat maar
Jhagdaa mat kar beech bazaar
Nakhre chhad ho ja tayyar
Gaddi chhoot jaayegi
Main nahin jana tere saath
Leja waapas ye baarat
Phir mat karna aisi baat
Yaari toot jaayegi

Gali gali phirte hain tere jaise
Kayi deewaane
Mujhe to shaq hai bhool gaya hai
Rastaa tu anjaane

Mujhe kayi khat likhe toone
Gharwaalon se chori
Mujhe kayi khat likhe toone
Gharwaalon se chori
Chupke se mere haathon mein de de haath o gori
Maang na mera haath main na doon tujhko khairaat
Phir mat karna aisi baat
Yaari toot jaayegi

Are aa gaye hum dildaar
Teri gali mein
Dilbar yaar
Nakhre chhad ho ja tayyar
Gaadi
Are
Chhoot jaayegi ee

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Devnagri Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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अरे आ गए हम दिलदार
तेरी गली में
दिलबर यार
नखरे छड हो जा तैयार
गाडी छूट जायेगी
अरे आ गए हम दिलदार
तेरी गली में
दिलबर यार
नखरे छड हो जा तैयार
गाडी छूट जायेगी
ओ मैं नहीं जाना तेरे साथ
मैं नहीं जाना तेरे साथ रे
मैं नहीं जाना तेरे साथ
लेजा वापस ये बारात
फिर मत करना ऐसी बात
यारी टूट जायेगी
मैं नहीं जाना तेरे साथ
लेजा वापस ये बारात
फिर मत करना ऐसी बात
यारी टूट जायेगी

बड़े नसीबों वाली है तू
लगी है हमको प्यारी
बड़े नसीबों वाली है तू
लगी है हमको प्यारी
हम चल दिए तो
रह जायेगी सारी उम्र कुंवारी
अरे मेरे लिए बहुत हैं लड़के
लगा हुआ है मेला
मेरे लिए बहुत हैं लड़के
लगा हुआ है मेला
मैं ना मिली तो रह जाएगा
सारी उम्र अकेला

ताने मत मार
झगडा मत कर बीच बाज़ार
नखरे छड हो जा तय्यार
गाडी छूट जायेगी
मैं नहीं जाना तेरे साथ
लेजा वापस ये बारात
फिर मत करना ऐसी बात
यारी टूट जायेगी

गली गली फिरते हैं तेरे जैसे
कई दीवाने
मुझे तो शक है भूल गया हैं
रास्ता तू अनजाने

मुझे कई ख़त लिखे तूने
घरवालों से चोरी
मुझे कई ख़त लिखे तूने
घरवालों से चोरी
चुपके से मेरे हाथों में दे दे हाथ ओ गोरी
माँग ना मेरे हाथ मैं ना दूं तुझको खैरात
फिर मत करना ऐसी बात
यारी टूट जायेगी

अरे आ गए हम दिलदार
तेरी गली में
दिलबर यार
नखरे छड हो जा तैयार
गाडी
अरे
छूट जायेगी


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

Blog Day :

4725 Post No. : 16437

Today’s song is from the film Do Raaha-1952, about which not much is known- except whatever is given in the HFGK.The film was made under the banner of ‘Progressive Pictures,Bombay’. It was directed by Bal Chhabra and was produced by his elder brother Sujit Chhabra under their own banner. The cast of the film was Nalini Jayawant, Shekhar, K N Singh, Agha, Dewan Sharara, Jagdish Sethi and many more. The 8 songs of this film were written by Prem Dhawan-6 songs and one each by Sahir Ludhianvi and Josh Malihabadi. It seems, there was one more song ” Sab paise ki hai maya” sung by Shankar Dasgupta, S D Batish and Prem Dhawan. The song was also recorded but not included in the film. The music was by Anil Biswas.

Like the film title ‘Do Raaha’, Anil Biswas was also almost at a Do Raaha point in his life. He was a disturbed person. His relations with wife Ashalata were worsening by the day. At the same time his closeness to Meena Kapoor was increasing. Out of his total 90 films in his career, 60 films were over and he was looking at the last 1/3 part of his career with a pessimistic view. After this film, he gave music to 29 more films, but his old magic seemed to be deserted him on the way somewhere. Only the films Fareb-53, Pardesi-57, Char dil char rahen-59 and Sautela Bhai-62 had songs having his faint old stamp.

Anil Biswas, the Bhishma Pitamaha of HFM, was a respected person in the industry. He started from the mid 30s and for the next 25 years or so, he created many everlasting gems in film songs. In Bombay,the Playback system was first started by him in the film Mahageet-1937. By the mid 50s his magic started waning and by 1960, he was almost gone from the industry.

Initially he did 10-11 films with Sagar, then with Mehboob for National studios and then in Bombay talkies- where his name became immortal with the film Kismet-1943.

He married Ashalata in 1936. Along with her he started variety pictures and they produced films like Laadli-49,Laajawab-50;Badi bahu-51,Hamdard-53 and Bajuband-54. ( a less known fact is-Anil da had made a Guest appearance in film Hamdard-53 as a barber. He also acted in the film Mehman-53 (produced by Ashalata),as a Pujari and a song was shot on him.In both cases he did not get any payments. As a Producer he lost heavily, because Ashalata usurped all the money. Frustrated, he gave up everything and separated from her in 1954.

To sustain life, he bought a Truck and did a business of transportation. In addition he also took the contract for a canteen in Mehboob Studios. He failed in both ventures. By now, his relations with Ashalata were soured and sweet links were established with singer Meena Kapoor-25 years younger to him, since 1948 itself. They got married with each other on 19-3-1957. The death of Brother in law and close friend Pannalal Ghosh in 1960 and younger brother Sunil in 1961 as well as his eldest son, broke his heart. He left Bombay and joined A.I.R. at Delhi on 1-3-1963, where he worked upto 27-6-1975. Later he was a consultant for Nehru University for a few years.

Like many filmi couples, Anil da’s married life was also a failure. In Bombay,he used to stay in a huge bungalow,called ” Asha-Pradeep “, on Vincent Road. From Ashalata,he got 3 sons-Pradeep, Amit and Utpal and 1 daughter-Shikha. His son Utpal formed a pair as Amar-Utpal and gave music to few films. The other son Amit established the First Digital Recording Studio in Bombay. Daughter Shikha too got married and settled.

However, hardly anything is known about his eldest son Pradeep, anywhere. Here is some information, hitherto not known much, brought specially for our readers.

Pradeep was a very bright student and always topped in school and college. He passed his entrance exam and the interview, with flying colours for entry to NDA college at Poona, to join armed forces. He excelled even in NDA training. Not only was he very popular there but sang well too. He participated in the music Festival of Khadakwasla NDA and sang 3 songs, winning all prizes. He was also an NDA Topper.

Shri Gopinath Talwalkar, an A.I.R. Programmer at Delhi, used to interview the Toppers of NDA every year. That year Pradeep was the Topper, so he was interviewed. Though the interview was in Hindi, after the recording, Pradeep asked Talwalkar, in pure Marathi, whether his interview had been good. Talwalkar was shocked. Pradeep then explained that he was Anil Biswas’s son and he had learnt Marathi from his actress mother Ashalata. Pradeep knew Hindi, Marathi, English and Gujarati languages.

After completing his NDA training, he was posted as Flight cadet at Jodhpur. He was further promoted and became Pilot Officer in 1957. During one Training flight some altitude problems occurred and his plane crashed at Begumpet Airport, Hyderabad, killing Pradeep instantly. This happened in 1961.

This was also the time of crisis for Anil da. He was struggling to survive. Films were not coming to him. Since he married Meena Kapoor, Lata Mangeshkar-a fast close friend of Ashalata , had gone against him and Meena’s singing career was suppressed. He had already lost Pannalal Ghosh and Sunil-his brother, and now Pradeep’s death devastated him and he was literally forced to seek employment with Delhi A.I.R., when the opportunity came. After retirement, till his death on 31-5-2003, he spent his life in total anonymity as a recluse. So sad for a composer, who was once a fountain of enthusiasm and who was considered Mentor by leading contemporary composers like C.Ramchandra.

Here is an interesting incident about the film Girls School-1949, between C Ramchandra, Anil Biswas and Lata Mangeshkar. This film was produced by Kavi Pradeep under the banner of Lokmanya Productions, Bombay. This was a company floated by him and Amiya Chakrawarty-director of this film. To understand the complexities of Girls school, we must go back a little. In 1942, Anil Biswas was invited by Ranjit @ 1500 pm and by Bombay Talkies @ 2500 pm. As National studio was winding up, Anil Biswas wanted to make a change anyway, but due to the contract of national he could not join Bombay Talkies openly. He ,however , gave music to film Basant-42 and the name of his brother in Law, Pannalal Ghosh was used as its MD.

Finally when Anil Biswas joined Bombay Talkies, there were already 2 groups there. One was led by Devika Rani and Amiya Chakraborty and the other was led by S. Mukherjee along with Ashok kumar, Gyan Mukherjee, Pradeep etc- a total of 15 artistes. Anil Biswas was invited by Devika Rani and that too at 2500 pm, when Pradeep was getting 1500 pm. This irritated Pradeep no end and he started troubling and finding faults with Anil Biswas. However Anil Biswas gave excellent music to film Kismet and then everyone was happy as the film celebrated jubilees everywhere.

With this background, Anil Biswas joined Girls school as a MD, mainly due to Amiya who knew his calibre. Kavi Pradeep being a producer and a Lyricist started interfering with Anil Bswas’s work and criticising him at every opportunity. Anil Biswas was fed up. He had already recorded 3 songs and a solo by Lata , “tum hi kaho, mera man udas kyun na rahe” was to be recorded. Anil Biswas had taken C Ramchandra as his assistant for this film. Though C Ramchandra was already a popular and well known composer himself, still due to sheer respect for Anil Biswas, he had accepted to be his assistant here. When the tune for Lata’s solo was made, Pradeep passed caustic remarks about it being not so good. There was an altercation between Anil Biswas and Pradeep and Biswas quit then and there and went away.

Automatically, C Ramchandra had to take over as MD for the balance songs. Pradeep was very happy. Next day recording of Lata’s solo song took place under the supervision of C Ramchandra, as planned. Later when Lata came to know that Anil Biswas had left and C Ramchandra had replaced him,she was very angry and said that she would not have recorded the song had she known about AB’s exit. She objected to CR’s taking over and complained to the Artistes association too. (Remember, at that time Lata and CR’s relations had not formed yet, Lata was still with Husnlal.)

Later on in 1954, when O P Nayyar replaced Roshan for Mehbooba-54, Lata took up the issue with the MDs’ association. Anil Biswas was the chairman that time and OPN was boycotted. That time Lata quoted the film Girls school incident to prove that she is “highly Principled” !

Anyway, this was how C Ramchandra became the next MD of Girls school-49, with 4 duets of Shamshad and 1 solo for Lalita Deulkar. All the 4 duets of this pair are very interesting. However, with all this jhamelas, film Girls school-49 was a total Flop. Pradeep lost heavily and closed the production company forthwith, after just one film.

Today’s song is a very good song and I was surprised to see that it was not yet posted here. Actually, there may still be some more such Gems, waiting to be discovered. This song is sung by Anil Biswas, Meena Kapoor, Shankar Dasgupta and Shamshad. I liked this song. You too will like it.

(Information used in this article is from books Sagar Movietone, Journey down melody lane, Ritu aaye Ritu jaaye, my notes and Marathi book Anil Biswas, with thanks).


Song-Arre na jaane kya samjhen ye moonchhon waale moonchhon waale (Doraha)(1952) Singers- Shankar Das Gupta,Shamshad Begam, Meena Kapoor, Anil Biswas, Lyricist- Prem Dhavan, MD- Anil Biswas
Female chorus
Male chorus

Lyrics

ae jee bach ke chalna aa
paaon mein moch aa na jaaye
ae kamar naazuk kahin bal kha na jaaye

are na jaane kya samjhe ye
moonchho waale
moonchhon waale

khud ko shaane khuda samjhen ye
moonchhon waale
moonchhon waale

ye baanki tagdi moonchho waale
ye ulti seedhhi moonchho waale
ye bin moonchho ke moonchho waale
khud ko shaane khuda samjhen ye
moonchho waale
moonchho waale

degree lene aaye thhe
mister magar
pad gayi jaane kahaan
unki nazar

ishq ke college mein aise
kho gaye
ho o o
ho o o
B A hote hote Majnoo ho gaye
aur humko bhi Laila samjhe
ye moonchho waale
moonchho waale
aur humko bhi Laila samjhe
ye moonchho waale
moonchho waale

ye chhoti chhoti moonchhon waale
ye moti moti moonchhon waale
ye bin moonchhon ke moonchhon waale
khud ko shaane khuda samjhen ye
moonchho waale
moonchho waale

saara din to jootiyaan chatkaayen hum
aur tab kahin ye chaar paise paayen hum

aeji laaye saadi
laayen powder surkhiyaan aan
o o o o
o o o o
tum udaao aur kamaate jaayen hum
arre phir bhi naaz dikhaayen haay
zulfon waale
zulfon waale

o phir bhi naaz dikhaayen haay
zulfon waale
zulfon waale

hoy naagan ban das jaayen haay
zulfon waale
zulfon waale

ho naagan ban das jaayen
ho das jaayen
ho das jaayen
haay
naagan ban das jaayen haay
zulfon waale
zulfon waale

ek din mister zara
ghar bhi raho
aur aane jaane waalon se parda karo

maanjo bartan
jhaadoo do
paani bharo
o o o o
o o o
jis tarah marte hain hum
tum bhi maro
phir dekhen khud ko kya samjhen
ye moonchhon waale
moonchhon waale
phir dekhen khud ko kya samjhen
ye moonchhon waale
moonchhon waale

ye Hitler jaisi moonchhon waale
ye machchar jaisi moonchhon waale
ye bin moonchhon ke moonchhon waale
khud ko shaane khuda samjhen ye
moonchho waale
moonchho waale
humko na jaane kya samjhen
ye moonchhon waale
moonchhon waale


This article is written by nahm, 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 :

4710 Post No. : 16416

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Rafi Sahab’s Legendary Associations – 5
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The fifth post in this series is taking care of 4 artists, who are majorly important and fruitful associations of first decade of Rafi Sahab’s career. First and foremost is the composer duo of Husnlal-Bhagatram who composed many melodious scores in late 40’s and early fifties. I counted 100 plus songs in the excel sheet of Rafi sahab’s songs, which are composed by Husnlal-Bhagatram. 45 of these are written by Qamar Jalalabadi. I found these 6 songs of this team’s duets sung by Mohammad Rafi and Shamshad Begum.

Song Movie (Year) Singer(s) MD Lyricist
Ladka Aur Ladki Mile Pyar Ka Gaana Chhoti Bhabhi(1950) Mohd Rafi, Shamshad Begum Husnlal Bhagatram Qamar Jalalabadi
Mere Dil Ko Jalaaya Na Karo Gauna(1950) Mohd Rafi, Shamshad Begum Husnlal Bhagatram Qamar Jalalabadi
Chod Diya Ghar Baar Rani Tere Liye Meena Bazaar(1950) Mohd Rafi, Shamshad Begum Husnlal Bhagatram Qamar Jalalabadi
Gori Bahon Mein Chudiyan Kaali Saja Lo Meena Bazaar(1950) Mohd Rafi, Shamshad Begum Husnlal Bhagatram Qamar Jalalabadi
Le Lo Ji Maharaja Dupatta Mera Saat Rang Ka Meena Bazaar(1950) Mohd Rafi, Shamshad Begum Husnlal Bhagatram Qamar Jalalabadi
Tera Mera Ho Gaya Prem Main Hun Saheb Tu Hai Mem Farmaaish(1953) Mohd Rafi, Shamshad Begum Husnlal Bhagatram Qamar Jalalabadi

As for pure duets of Rafi-Shamshad are concerned, I counted 150 in the list, out of which 94 are posted in the blog. There are many Punjabi films songs also in the 150 duets of Rafi-Shamshad. Apart from these there are many group songs of three or more singers, with these two stalwarts, who started the journey of duets right in 1946 and continued till late 60’s. There is no way I am not listing my favourite Rafi-Shamshad duets here.

Song Movie (Year) Singer(s) MD Lyricist
Solah Baras Ki Bhai Umariya Aag(1948) Mohd Rafi, Shamshad Begum Ram Ganguly Bahzad Lakhnavi
Mohabbat Mein Kise Maloom Tha Ye Din Bhi Aayega Paaras(1949) Mohd Rafi, Shamshad Begum Ghulam Mohammad Shakeel Badayuni
Bolo Ji Dil Loge-2 To Kya Kya Doge Patanga(1949) Mohd Rafi, Shamshad Begum C Ramachandra Rajendra Krishna
Leke Pehla Pehla Pyar Bharke Aankhon Men Khumaar C I D(1956) Mohd Rafi, Shamshad Begum O P Nayyar Majrooh Sultanpuri
Khat Khut Karti Chham Chhum Karti Gaadi Hamaari Mother India(1957) Mohd Rafi, Shamshad Begum Naushad Ali Shakeel Badayuni
Bheega Bheega Pyar Ka Sama Bata De Tujhe Jaana Sawan(1959) Mohd Rafi, Shamshad Begum Hans Raj Bahal Prem Dhawan

I found this song in the list credited to Pakeezah, but it is not available:

Song Movie (Year) Singer(s) MD Lyricist
Jayen To Kahan Jaaye Ab Tera Ye Deewana Hatkar (Unreleased) Pakeezah(1971) Mohd Rafi, Shamshad Begum Ghulam Mohammad Kaif Irfani

Guess what, there are exactly 151 songs in the list of Rafi sahab’s song where the lyricist is Qamar Jalalabadi. There seems to be perfect symmetry, here as I counted 151 for Rafi-Shamshad and 101 for rafi-Husnlal Bhagatram.

Here is the total tally of these artists in the blog so far:

Artist Songs posted in the blog Total songs
Husnlal-Bhagatram 296 451
Qamar Jalalabadi 393 721
Shamshad Begam 713 1273

** Shamshad Begam’s posted songs are not yet updated, after the recent 4-5 posts of her songs.

Coming to the song under discussion, it is from the film’Gauna’ 1950. A very sweet chhed-chhad genre song, very early 50ish. I had not head this song too like many of Husnlal-bhagatram’s songs, until a few days ago. I had to post a Rafi-Shamshad duet, and it is was a melodious one composed by HB, it was a double ‘sone pe suhaaga’.

Following songs of Gauna (1950) have been covered in the blog:-

Song Date of posting
Ban ban ke mit gayin hain taqdeer ki lakeeren 26 February 2012
Aaj kisi se ho gayin aankhen chaar chaar chaar 22 October 2016

The song reminded me of this famous song.

While seeing to the Rafi-Shamshad duets in the excel sheet, I could see a few, that I have written the post myself, but I have listed only the songs that are readily recognisable and are part of my old film songs listening memory. With only 94 songs posted so far in the blog, there are at least 40 such sweet/meloncholy/mischievious/romantic duets that remain to be posted. Enough for another series, if any one is of the mind. Arunkumar Deshmukh Sir, is fond of the older duets of these two singers as has posted a lion’s share of the last few such duets.

Lastly, I cannot stop listening to the duets of these two, whenever I reach one. Even unknown songs are like fresh fruit juice. The khanak in Shamshad Begum’s singing, and the soft smooth tones of Rafi Sahab, make for a delightful duet, always.

Mere dil ko jalaaya na karo – Gauna (1950)

Song-Mere dil ko jalaaya na karo (Gauna)(1950) Singers-Shamshad Begum, Mohammed Rafi, Lyrics-Qamar Jalalabadi, MD-Husnlal-Bhagatram

Lyrics

Mere dil ko jalaaya na karo o o
mere dil ko jalaaya na karo
mere sang bolte nahin een
na bolo
mere sang bolte nahin een
na bolo
meri gali mein bhi ee
meri gali mein bhi aaya na karo o
mere dil ko jalaaya na karo

haha
badi aayi gali wali
dekh liya ra’ub teraa
kar chuki sawaal gori
sun lo jawaab meraa
gali tere baap ki nahin een
baap ki nahin
ho mujhe ankhiyaan dikhaaya na karo o
o o
mujhe ankhiyaan dikhaaya na karo

mere dil ko jalaaya na karo o
mere dil ko jalaaya na karo

achha meri baat suno
tab tumhen jaanen
ek baat tum maano
ek ham maanen
gali mein to aao baabuji ee
aao baabuji
mere sapnon mein aaya na karo o o
mere sapnon mein aaya na karo
mere dil ko jalaaya na karo

waah waah khoob soojhi
main na qaaboo aaungaa
gali mein bhi aaungaa aa
sapnon mein bhi aaungaa
jise nahin saathh rakhnaa aa
saathh rakhnaa
usse apnaa banaaya na karo o
usse apnaa banaaya na karo

mere dil ko jalaaya na karo o o
mere dil ko jalaaya na karo


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

Blog Day :

4641 Post No. : 16301 Movie Count :

4427

Hullo Atuldom

“100 Days” (1991) was produced by Jay Mehta (son of producer Pranlal Mehta), directed by Partho Ghosh. This was a first for both the producer and director. It starred Madhuri Dixit- Moon Moon Sen- Jackie Shroff- Javed Jaffrey- Laxmikant Berde – Sabeeha (daughter of yesteryear actress Ameeta of “Tumsa Nahin Dekha” fame) and a few others. It was a remake of a Tamil hit, a crime thriller with a twist. Madhuri played Moon Moon’s sister and Javed Jaffrey’s college friend. Jackie played a rich man and Laxmikant Berde his secretary.

Usually I like to give the synopsis of the movie with the song but not today. It will take away the fun of seeing the movie, just in case any follower of the blog feels like having a dekho of the movie, anytime. I have seen it in both languages and have loved it. Specially the climax and the various emotions that run through the movie. There is high drama, comedy, romance and a few entertaining songs. Partho Ghosh had an able cinematographer in the (late) Arvind Laad and the frames in the suspense scenes are well composed.

The music for the movie was by Vijay Patil better known as Raam Laxman. I remember that our in-house encyclopedia has mentioned somewhere on the blog that Raam -Laxman were brothers who were signed up for the 1977 movie ‘Agent Vinod’. Unfortunately, Raam the older brother passed away before the release of ‘Agent Vinod’ in 1976. But Vijay Patil continued his journey in the industry as Raam -Laxman and was very successful in the ’90s. He later changed his name to Raamlaxman post ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’.

“100 Days” had songs written by Dilip K Tahir, Dev Kohli and Ravinder Rawal. the singers used were Lata Mangeshkar, Alka Yagnik, S.P. Balasubramaniam, and Amit Kumar. Choreographers were Suresh Bhatt, Chinni Prakash, and Partho Ghosh himself. There are two songs that were filmed on the dancing duo Javed Jaffery and Madhuri of which one was a stage song.

Today we are not having the stage song but the other one, which is essentially keeping with the spirit of today i.e. April Fool’s day or All Fools day. Since morning there have been messages which are supposedly giving insight into why this day is celebrated and the last line of that message says, and I quote: “He used to read all fake stories, like you are doing now. It’s great idea fooling you”. Normally people play harmless pranks on their friends and dear ones on this day and I read somewhere that this is, generally, only till noon.

This is what I found on wikipedia:- “Some writers suggest that April Fools’ originated because in the Middle Ages, New Year’s Day was celebrated on March 25 in most European towns, with a holiday that in some areas of France, specifically, ended on April 1, and those who celebrated New Year’s Eve on January 1 made fun of those who celebrated on other dates by the invention of April Fools’ Day. The use of January 1 as New Year’s Day became common in France only in the mid-16th century, and that date was not adopted officially until 1564, by the Edict of Roussillon”.

Before getting on to the song I would like to congratulate Atulji, Sudhirji and all his followers and contributors and commentors on the blog’s 16300th post. Even if the blog is moving as per the movement of the moon, we are reaching centuries at a constant pace.

Here is the song in Alka Yagnik and Amit Kumar’s voices Sabeeha is in Javed’s team in playing pranks on Madhuri though they are all close friends. This song is written by Ravinder Rawal.

I would like to point out a few things in this song:-
(1) Javed jaffery is holding a small potli in his hand at the start of the song, akin to what Gabbar Singh had in ‘Sholay’.
(2) Madhuri has a step where she is shown mixing tambaaku (tobacco) like Gabbar Singh (of course).
These are the reasons why the song has stayed with me in all these years.


Song-Gabbar Singh ye keh kar gaya (100 days)(1991) Singers-Amit Kumar, Alka Yagnik, Lyrics-Ravindra Raval, MD-Ram Laxman
Male courus
Female chorus

Lyrics

aaaa
aeye
darr gayi
ha ha ha ha ha

ik thi ladki bholi bhali
har aahat se darne waali
baat baat mein ro deti thi woh
achha
haan
ik din ek chhota sa bacha
umar mein jo tha bilkul kachcha
paas mein aake ye bola usko
kya
gabbal ching
ye kah kal gaya
jo dal gaya woh mal gaya

haan gabbar singh yeh kah kar gaya
jo darr gaya woh mar gaya
haaye gabbar singh yeh kah kar gaya
jo darr gaya woh mar gaya

nadaan bachcha hansi khel mein
kaudi ghazab ki dekar gaya
arre naadaan bachcha hansi khel mein
kaudi ghazab ki dekar gaya

haaye re
gabbar singh yeh kah kar gaya
jo darr gaya woh mar gaya
haaye gabbar singh yeh kah kar gaya
jo darr gaya woh mar gaya

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

dilwaalon ki hai yeh adaa
dilwaalon ki hai yeh adaa
jeene ka lete hain mazaa
jeene ka lete hain mazaa
arre un baaton se kya darna
jin par zor nahin apna
haaye haaye haaye
ga ga ga ga gabbar singh yeh kah kar gaya
jo darr gaya woh mar gaya
haaye gabbar singh yeh kah kar gaya
jo darr gaya woh mar gaya

kya hua
ha ha ha ha ha

nakli khaal pehan kar aaye
geedad sher agar ban jaaye
pal bhar dhaak jama leta hai woh

aisa
haan
par logon ke pathar khaake
bhaage jab woh dum dabake
koi bachche kahe agar usko

kya
gabbal ching ye kah kal gaya
jo dal gaya woh mal gaya
haaye gabbar singh yeh kah kar gaya
jo darr gaya woh mar gaya

arre gabbar singh yeh kah kar gaya
jo darr gaya woh mar gaya

kehte hain geedad ki aaye jo maut
toh bhaag kar woh shehar gaya

kehte hain geedad ki aaye jo maut
toh bhaag kar woh shehar gaya

gabbal ching kya kah kal gaya
jo dal gaya wo mal gaya


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Blog Day :

4626 Post No. : 16276

Geeta Dutt – Solos and Duets (04)
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Here is a duet again by Geeta Dutt and Rafi Sahab as song no. 04 of the series. I shall try not to make this series of Raft-Geeta duets songs with every other song by them. No worries there I have a few interesting combination duets and truets lined up for this series and I can be forgiven if it is interspersed with a few of those gems by this jodi.  The more popular ones by the likes of OPN and SDB are already in the blog, among the remaining are by music directors who are lesser known.

The songs in the genre ‘chhed chhaad’ theme and light romanticism by Rafi-Geeta Dutt are well known.  The present song is on the same theme, but a not heard before song.  Vividh Bharati Mumbai was never playing it in the 80’s that much I can say for sure.  The days of listening to songs on Vividh Bharati are a memory, which I was reminded of today.  I visited a deserted a fruit/vegetable market in our area in the middle of the afternoon, when returning from an errand.  A few sleepy vendors were there with their wares open for sale.  A few of them were huddled around on one of the carts, having lunch or just doing gup-shup.  Interesting thing with the scene was the radio playing and an old song well remembered from the radio days was playing.  It was a duet of Mukesh and the words were philosophical and romantic, I recognized the song with the stanza and lyrics were coming to mind as sure as the clockwork.  I came home and meant to look up the song, as it was not heard for a long time.  It was somewhat like “Bol Meri Taqdeer Mein Kya Hai” from ‘Hariyali Aur Raasta’ (1962), but some other song.  Now it has slipped from the mind and I am hoping to hear it again somewhere and revisiting the melody.

This line in the first stanza “le le tu sitaaron se gawaahi” is as if it is somewhere else or in some other song I have heard, especially the word ‘gawaahi’ and the way Rafi Sahab is intoning it sounds as if I have heard it somewhere before also.  ‘gawaahi’ is not a very common word in film songs.  There is a song in ‘Daamini’ which goes “Gawaah Hain Chaand Taare Gawaah Hain”.    Also, the composition and music sound very much like OPN style.  And hearing some sounds in the background music, I think it can even be a ‘tonga song’.

Only one song from the film ‘Khiladi’ (1961) is posted in the blog – “Ho Gori Kaabur Aur Bukhaara“. Music composer is Sardul Kwatra and lyricist is Prem Dhawan as per the info in the excel sheet of Rafi songs.  The excel sheet shows only the present song from this film and the song already posted in the blog, a Rafi-Shamshad duet is missing in the list.  Myswar.com is not showing the film at all.  So, I had to refer to the excel sheet for lyricist’s name.  Listening to both the songs now, it is clear that both songs are filmed on different characters in the film.  Not just by the change of female singer, but also by the sound of Rafi Sahab’s voice.  Excel sheet made up with the help of geetkosh is listing only one Rafi song in this film, and now the blog has two such duets.  So, it is possible that there are more songs in the film, which were not recorded in the geetkosh even.  Only someone with the 60’s decade HFGK can ascertain this.  If this goes on like this, given a few more accidental discoveries, final list of Rafi songs is going to be around 5000, kheench khaanch kar :).  There is a very good chance that this blog will be the place where the record is most accurate in terms of number of songs sung by Rafi Sahab, and others artists also.

Rafi sahab is a little subdued here, in the sense, that he is not making many ‘harkaten’ or ‘murkiyaan’ etc like Geeta Dutt is doing.   Or rather trying his best to sound restrained, to suit the character in the film, maybe.  But it is a very melodious and hummable song and sounds too good.

I can’t get the sound of ‘gawaahi’ out of my head since I heard this song again and again while writing the post just now.  This is how much the obscure films and their songs are made memorable by the commitment of singers like Geeta Dutt and Rafi Sahab, who always gave 110 % to each and every song.

Song – Hato Hato Jaao Ji Jaao, Jhoothi Baaten e Na Banaao (Khiladi) (1961) Singer – Geeta Dutt, Mohammed Rafi, Lyrics – Prem Dhawan, MD – Sardool Kwatra

Lyrics 

hato hato
jaao ji jaao
o jhooti baatien en
e na banaao
o hato hato
jaao ji jaao
jhooti baatien
e na banaao

hua hai qusoor
kaisa hum se huzoor
hua hai qusoor
kaisa hum se huzoor
itna to zara batlaao

haay haay
hato hato
kyun ji
jaao ji jaao
aisa
o jhooti baatien en
e na banaao

tthandi tthandi aahen
saari raat bhari hain
le le tu sitaaron se gawaahi
hum bhi to tere liye
rahe hain tadapte
hum ko bhi neend na aayi
arey karo na guroor
yoon na raho door door
karo na guroor
yoon na raho door door
aur na dil ko jalaao
haay haay
hato hato
jaao ji jaao
ho jhooti baatien en
e na banaao

khil khil jaati hain
nazar mein bahaaren
milte hi tujh se nigaahen
jab jab bhi
mera dil hai dhadaktaa
sunti hoon teri hi sadaayen
aankhon ka ho noor
mere dil ka suroor
aankhon ka ho noor
mere dil ka suroor
ab to na aankh churaao
aay haay
hato hato
jaao ji jaao
o jhooti baatien en
e na banaao

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Hindi Script Lyrics
(Provided by Nahm ji)
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हटो हटो
जाओ जी जाओ
ओ झूठी बातें॰ ॰ ॰
ए ना बनाओ
ओ हटो हटो
जाओ जी जाओ
ओ झूठी बातें॰ ॰ ॰
ए ना बनाओ

हुआ है क़ुसूर
कैसा हम से हुज़ूर
हुआ है क़ुसूर
कैसा हम से हुज़ूर
इतना तो ज़रा बतलाओ

हाए हाए
हटो हटो
क्यूँ जी
जाओ जी जाओ
ऐसा
ओ झूठी बातें॰ ॰ ॰
ए ना बनाओ

ठंडी ठंडी आहें
सार रात भरी हैं
ले ले तू सितारों से गवाही
हम भी तो तेरे लिए
रहे हैं तड़पते
हमको भी नींद ना आई
अरे करो ना गुरूर
यूं ना रहो दूर दूर
करो ना गुरूर
यूं ना रहो दूर दूर

और ना दिल को जलाओ
हाए हाए
हटो हटो
जाओ जी जाओ
ओ झूठी बातें॰ ॰ ॰
ए ना बनाओ

खिल खिल जाती हैं
नज़र में बहारें
मिलते ही तुझसे निगाहें
जब जब भी
मेरा दिल है धड़कता
सुनती हूँ तेरी ही सदाएं
आँखों का हो नूर
मेरे दिल का सुरूर
आँखों का हो नूर
मेरे दिल का सुरूर
अब तो ना आँख चुराओ
आए हाए
हटो हटो
जाओ जी जाओ
ओ झूठी बातें॰ ॰ ॰
ए ना बनाओ


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