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Archive for the ‘qawwali’ Category


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Blog Day :

4738 Post No. : 16461

Hullo Atuldom

“Parvarish” (1977) was one of the four movies that was directed by Manmohan Desai in 1977. It was produced by A A Nadiadwala. It had a small starcast headed by Shammi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Shabana Azmi, Indrani Mukherjee, Dev Kumar, Tom Alter, Yusuf Khan (Zebisco of Amar Akbar Anthony which also released in 1977) plus some of Manmohan Desai’s favourite actors of that year viz. Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna, Kadar Khan and Amjad Khan. Kadar Khan also was in-charge of the dialogues.

The movie’s songs were written by Majrooh Sultanpuri and composed by Laxmi Pyare. Mohd Rafi, Kishore Kumar, Amit Kumar, Shailendra Singh and Lata- Asha- Usha were the playback singers used for the six songs of the movie, five of which are there on the blog as under.

Song Date of posting Remarks
Aji thahr zara thhahro 7 February 2009 It was a farmaish by Rajaji before he became a contributor; has 14 comments
Ham premi prem karna jaanen 8 February 2009
Khuli nazar kya khel dikhega duniya kaa 6 October 2010
Aaiye shauq se kahiye 7 February 2019
Ye oonche mahal suhaane sab janta ka hai 29 November 2019 shortest post for a song from this movie

High time we took this movie, which first appeared on the blog in 2009, to “Yyiippeeee” station. And July 8th is a good date to do so as it is the 63rd birthday of the sweet-cute-charming-elegant-beautiful Neetu Singh a.k.a Baby Sonia of the gorgeous smile. She was born in Delhi in a Sikh family with the birth name Harneet Kaur. She began as a child actor in the late ’60s as baby Sonia with movies like ‘Suraj’, ‘Dus Lakh’, ‘Do Dooni Chaar’ etc. was seen as an adolescent in ‘Pavitra Paapi’ ‘Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani’ etc before turning to adult roles with ‘Rickshawala’ ‘Yaadon Ki Baraat’ etc in 1973.

She had a good successful career of nearly 10-12 years as an adult before she bade goodbye to stardom to raise a family. We all know she is Bahu of the Kapoor-Khandaan, Mrs. Rishi Kapoor, mother of actor Ranbir Kapoor, etc.. But she is also Neetu Singh (Kapoor to the present generation of moviegoers) and we are all her fans. Here is wishing her good health and cheer. Happy Birthday Baby Sonia.

Today’s song is a stage song where Amjad Khan is the chief guest and Neetu and Shabo (Desai didn’t break his head in naming his heroines) are the qawwali artists on the stage and use the situation to ‘take shots’ at Amjad Khan (ex. daku Mangal Singh) who was the cause of the death of their parents (Ram Sethi and Chand Usmani in blink and miss appearances). If I remember correctly, this was the song just before the climax of the movie. The song is sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Usha Mangeshkar.

Video

Audio

Song-Sambhal jaaye zara jo hum pe khanjar aazmaate hain (Parvarish)(1977) Singers-Lata, Usha Mangeshkar, Lyrics-Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal
Chorus

Lyrics

sambhal jaaye zara
jo hum pe khanjar aazmaate hain
sambhal jaaye zara
jo hum pe khanjar aazmaate hain

ab aayi apni baari
ab nishaana hum lagaate hain
mere dil jhoom zara
manzil paas aayi
mere dil jhoom zara
manzil paas aayi

badi muddat ke ba.aa.ad
kismat rang laayi
aayi wo raat aayi,
aayi wo raat aayi
aayi wo raat aayi
meri tauba duhaai

mere dil jhoom zara
manzil paas aayi
badi muddat ke ba..aa..ad
kismat rang laayi

aayi wo raat aayi
aayi wo raat aayi
aayi wo raat aayi
meri tauba duhaai

jiske liye shehar shehar
aaye haaye shehar shehar
aaa aaa shehar shehar phire aawaara
besahara jaise koi toota taara
aaaaa aaaa aaaa aaaa aaaaa
jiske liye shehar shehar phire aanwaara
besahara jaise koi toota taara

aakhir rach gaye wo din
wo sama guzar gaya
aaj toh aisa lage,
jaise dil thehar gaya
mera kaatil bhi yahi
uski mehfil bhi yahi
mera kaatil bhi yahi
uski mehfil bhi yahi

nazar mili aane lagi angdaai
jise hum dhoondh rahe,
wahi rut laut aayi
badi muddat ke ba..aa..ad kismat rang laayi
(chorus)
aayi wo raat aayi
aayi wo raat aayi
aayi wo raat aayi
meri tauba duhaai

miley ho aaj mushkil se
miley ho aaj mushkil se
aahe mile ho aaj mushkil se
miley ho aaj mushkil se
na samjho maaf kar denge
miley ho aaj mushkil se
miley ho aaj mushkil se
na samjho maaf kar denge
meri jaan aapki toh hum,
meri jaan aapki toh hum
meri jaan aapki toh hum,
tabeeyyat saaf kar denge

mile ho aaj mushkil se
na samjho maaf kar denge

na samjho maaf kar denge
mile ho aaj mushkil se

ke apna aur tumhara,
aaj insaaf karenge
bada tadpaaya humein,
bada tarsaaya humein
tumhe dekha toh sanam,
sab yaad aaya humein
tumhe dekha to sanam,
sab yaad aaya humein
rote rote yunhi nahi hansi aayi
faisla hone toh do,
kiski kaza aayi
badi muddat ke ba..aa..ad kismat rang laayi

(chorus)
aayi wo raat aayi,
aayi wo raat aayi
aayi wo raat aayi,
meri tauba duhaai

ummm ummm ummm
umm umm um um umm umm
ummm ummm ummm
umm umm um um umm umm

ya to tum nahin
ya to hum nahin
ya to tum nahin
ya to hum nahin

ya to tum nahin
tum nahin
ya to hum nahi n
hum nahin

ya to tum nahin
ya to hum nahin
ya to tum nahin
ya to hum nahin


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Blog Day :

4724 Post No. : 16436

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Geeta Dutt – Solos and Duets (06)
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Question:
Kitaaben bahot si
padhi hongi tum ne
magar koyi chehra bhi
tum na padha hai

Answer:
Padha hai meri jaan
Nazar se padha hai

Next Question:
Bata mere chehre pe
Kya kya likha hai

The above is a film song from the film ‘Baazigar” written by Zafar Gorakhpuri. There have been some songs in hindi films which refer to ‘Kitaab’, like
Dil ki kitaab kori hai kori hi rehne do and Haathhon mein kitaab baalon mein gulaab.

The second song above is my own post from 2015. As I read it again today, I found that I referred to the ‘Baazigar’ song in that post as written by Sameer, but that’s incorrect. Another reason why I am talking about books today is, in a recent post I talked about film magazines. That evoked a few comments from regulars, which in turn made me remember a lot of mishaps or near misses, which have happened in my life.

My love for reading has always been an important factor in my life. Not necessarily, useful things or text book learnings, but anything on any topic that catches my fancy and is readable and reasonably understandable to my unscientific mind. Scientific theories are beyond me, and maths was my weakest subject in school. But I was not at all lacking in analytical abilities and general knowledge, which seems to have gotten me through at least one all india level competitive exam, where lakhs of people aspiring for government jobs tried. It could have been sheer luck that I got most of ‘analytical ability’ part objective type answers correct. It certainly cannot have been the mathematical portion of the exams. One portion was of English language, that must have helped. I kept the ‘Maths’ part for the last, and some of the answers I just marked randomly :-). The exam was for undergraduates, but my father still could not believe it, when he saw the merit list.

Reading, reading and more reading, has made me a more balanced person, where I don’t get easily rattled. Never bored under any circumstances. Magazine is ‘risaala’ in urdu language. I have grown up with all kinds of publications, periodicals, weekly, fortnightly, monthly, and of course the daily newspapers. Digests also, in Urdu and ‘Reader’s digest’ in English. I have read many novels in Urdu too, which are difficult to come by now. I know, digital version is available, if I really want to read them now. All my maternal uncles and paternal uncle, would carry some newspaper or magazine with them whenever they came to our place. Now I go to their places, there is no sign of magazine or newspapers in their household. We can blame this on digital media, which has put paid to the printed material’s role, in our daily lives. It comes DTH, appears cheaper, requires no hard-work or maintenance even. Don’t have to save it from small children. That the children should be kept away from things digital, is another matter.

Thus, I was exposed to different type of publications in English, Urdu, Hindi and Marathi, while growing up. I consider myself fortunate to have seen “Blitz” in English and in Urdu, for e.g. All periodicals published in the south also I have read while growing up, be they political, sports or financial. Maybe in 1993 people still referred to books as ‘kitaab’, but now the word is rarely heard, unless I am watching an urdu drama series. There also only the older generation is heard talking of ‘kitaab’. In school textbooks were ‘kitaab’ and notebooks were ‘copy’ or kaapi.

Living and growing up in a metropolitan city has its own advantages. Major ones in my opinion are, the cosmopolitan outlook that one develops in personal and social aspects, plus the opportunities for growth and success in life professionally, are better. A thriving city is like a big machinery, it cannot afford to let any part of it be disrupted. Be it the lowest of slums or the poshest of locality. And overall people are not bothered what others are doing, which augers well in some ways. In terms of personal freedom and mental well-being.

So here I was, growing up in Mumbai, in which good fortune I had no contribution to make. It was destiny. A couple of things, like missed opportunities that have surfaced in the memory, is a job opportunity in a financial magazine. I got a call for some sort of test they were taking, I must have applied for the ‘trainee’ job, right after graduation. I attempted that test, without knowing what to expect there. I may not have fared well there, as I never got a call or any communication.

Another instance of a missed opportunity is one where I attended a walk-in interview somewhere in the Fort area for some trainee post at TCS in 1990-91. Computers were the new in-thing in the late 80’s and in college we had ‘computer science’ as optional subject. TCS was on its way up to the greater things it achieved in later years. There was group discussion also among the candidates who had turned up that day. I remember there were around 15-20 of us. At the end of it all some were shortlisted, then were told to take up the course, which was costing may be 10000/- or so, I don’t exactly remember. They said that the candidates will be absorbed in the company after that course, but the fees had to be paid. I came home and discussed all this with my parents. I was not so keen on computer programming, as it is, so didn’t press the issue. Theory subject were my forte, and I used to do well in subjects like economics. Late 80’s and early 90’s was also a period of great boom in share markets investments. It turned out that my father has shares of TCS, which he obviously got at the time of issue years ago. Lo and behold, if he knew or had an inkling of the company’s prospects and potential, then he could have guided me in that direction. But that was not to be, as it was not destined to be. After all God Almighty is the best of planners, and it is his will and his alone, that can take us in a particular direction.

Nida Fazli has said accurately:
“waqt se pehle qismat se zyada, kisi ko mila hai na kisi ko milegaa”

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Lakdi jal koyla bhayee
koyla bhayee raakh
Main baawri aisi jali
koyla bhayee na raakh

This is the actual doha, from which the initial lines of the song are inspired. Lyricist is Anjum and the composer of this truet song is Chitragupt. The singers are Geeta Dutt, Shamshad Begum, and Shanti Sharma. Shanti Sharma is a new name for me, but I see in the stats page that she has 2 songs in the blog.

This is a nice qawwali style song, I had saved the link for featuring in this series of Geeta Dutt. One more variation, in the singer’s repertoire for sure. She has been part of many qawwali’s in the career, as she was capable of singing all types and moods of film songs. She was comfortable in the mischievous songs also, with her strong vocals, with a hint of khanak, like Shamshad Begum. Asha Bhosle has in later years, tried to adopt the strength in voice which was a signature of Shamshad Begum and which Geeta Dutt has demonstrated in many songs.


Song-Dekho to dil hi dil mein jalte hain jalne waale (Hamaara Ghar)(1950) Singers- Geeta Roy, Shamshad Begum , Shanti Sharma, Lyrics-Anjum, MD-Chitragupta
All

Lyrics

Lakdi jal koylaa bhayee
Aur koyla jal bhayaa raakh
baaki dushman yoon jale ae ae
ki koyla bhaye na raakh

dekho to dil hi dil mein ean
dekho to dil hi dil mein
jalte hain jalne waale
haay jalte hain jalne waale
dekho to dil hi dil mein
jalte hain jalne waale
haay jalte hain jalne waale

aapas mein mil jul kar hansnaa
khel naseebe waalon ka
haay khel naseebe waalon kaa

aapas mein mil jul kar hansnaa
khel naseebe waalon ka
haay khel naseebe waalon kaa

ho oo oooo
kaam nahin duniya mein kisi ko
dekh ke jalne waalon ka
haan dekh ke jalne waalon ka
aaa aa aa aa
khoob samjhte hain matlab
in ulti seedhi chaalon kaa

hai dhokhe ki ye duniyaa aa
hai dhokhe ki ye duniyaa
kehte hain kehne waale
haay kehte hain kehne waale
dekho to dil hi dil mein
jalte hain jalne waale
haay jalte hain jalne waale

dekh ke ham ko jalte ho
kya seekhe chaal zamaane ki
haay seekhe chaal zamaane ki

dekh ke ham ko jalte ho
kya seekhe chaal zamaane ki
haay seekhe chaal zamaane ki

ho oo o o o
aankhen ho to haalat dekho
deepak ki parwaane ki
haay deepak ki parwaane ki

ooo oooooo
ye baat magar kapti dil ke
nahin samajh mein aane ki

qismat mein jab likkha hai
qismat mein jab likkha hai
rote hain rone waale
haay rote hain rone waale
dekho to dil hi dil mein
jalte hain jalne waale
haay jalte hain jalne waale


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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4683 Post No. : 16366

#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 140 # Qawwalis – 12 #
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Welcome all to the twelfth article under this series. Earlier I had thought of concluding this series with today’s post. However, I have now decided to extend this series. That final fe posts will contain the details of the songs that were covered in this series.

For today’s presentation I am once again presenting a qawwali from the movie ‘Auliyaa E Islaam-1979’ (or Aulea-e-Islaam).

This movie was directed by A. Shamsheer for ‘Roopesh Film Combines, Bombay’. It was produced by Ram Gopal Gupta and Ram Kishan Gupta.

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

This movie had as many as eleven songs and I guess nine of them are qawwalis.

Famous qawwals Shankar-Shambhu, Jaani Babu, Yusuf Azad, Chhote Yusuf, Abdur Rab Chaush, Rashid Hairan, Aziz Warsi and Aziz Nazaan had sung the qawwalis in this movie and I think they performed on most of them as well.

Lyrics for this movie were written by Gauhar Kanpuri, Vikar Nagari, Kamil, and Khurshid Anwar. Music for this movie was composed by Jaani Babu.

Today on ‘Eid’ here is a ‘sufiyana qawwali’ from ‘Aulia E Islaam-1979’ sung by Jaani Babu who the composer of this qawwali is too.

Let us all pray to the ‘almighty’ that let there be peace all over and let all be safe and healthy.

Wishing all a very happy ‘Eid’ once again…

Audio

Song-Nizamuddin Aulia banaa do bigde kaam hamaare (Aulia e Islaam)(1979) Singer-Jaani Babu Qawwaal, MD-Jaani Babu Qawwaal

Lyrics

nizamuddin aulia
banaa do bigde kaam hamaare
nizamuddin aulia
banaa do bigde kaam hamaare
bhanwar mein aayi hai naiyya
aa aa aa aa
bhanwar mein aayi hai naiyya
lagaa do ab to kinaare
nizamuddin aulia
banaa do bigde kaam hamaare
nizamuddin

suno e khwaja e aali
hamaare haath hain aen aen
khaali
ye bhar jaayen abhi pal mein
nazar tumne agar daali
ho o o o o o o o
tumhi ho dilli ke raja
tumhi ho dilli ke raja
ho tum bin kisko pukaare
nizamuddin aulia
banaa do bigde kaam hamaare
nizamuddin aulia
banaa do bigde kaam hamaare
nizamuddin

karam ham par bhi farmaao
muraadein dil ki bhar laao
naa hamko aur tarsaao
naa hamko aur tadpaao
ho o o ho o o ho o o o
suni hai laakhon ki bipadaa
aa
suni hai laakhon ki bipadaa
hazaaron bhaag sanwaare
nizamuddin aulia
banaa do bigde kaam hamaare
nizamuddin aulia
banaa do bigde kaam hamaare
nizamuddin

dar e aqeedat pe aaye hain
adab se sar jhukaaye hain
tamannaayen hazaaron hi
ham apne saath laayen hain
ho o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
dilon ko khushiyon se bhar do
dilon ko khushiyon se bhar do
ke ham hain dard ke maare
nizamuddin aulia
banaa do bigde kaam hamaare
nizamuddin aulia
banaa do bigde kaam hamaare
nizamuddin

naseeb apne banaayenge
jo maangaa hai wo paayenge
tumhi se lene aaye hain
tumhi se leke jaayenge
ho o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
tumhi se aas lagi khwaaja
tumhi se aas lagi khwaaja
ke tum ho dil ke sahaare
nizamuddin aulia
banaa do bigde kaam hamaare
nizamuddin aulia
banaa do bigde kaam hamaare
nizamuddin


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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4663 Post No. : 16335 Movie Count :

4435

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

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

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

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

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

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

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 18.08.1979.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Let us now enjoy this wonderful qawwali.

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

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


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

Lyrics

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

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

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

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


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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4651 Post No. : 16316 Movie Count :

4430

#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 132 # Qawwalis – 10 # Missing Films of 1971- 04#
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Welcome all to the ‘tenth’ qawwali post in this series. It gives me immense satisfaction that I could present this series. I will be able to conclude this series in the next couple of posts.

Today we will listen to a ‘sufi qawwali’ rendered by the most admired ‘qawwali singing’ duo Shankar-Shambhu. I have mentioned it in my earlier posts that I have a great fascination for this name ‘Shankar-Shambhu’, may be because of the movie with same name released in ‘1976’ which I watched in my childhood, and possibly may be from the discussions of elders at home about the ‘qawwali’ and this ‘qawwali’ singing duo.

Stage shows and programs of ‘Qawwali’ were very common during the years of my childhood i.e., the ‘seventies’ and they were also part of movies where we had great qawwalis produced in HFM.

Today’s qawwali is from the movie ‘Shaan-E-Khudaa-1971’. It is directed by Nanubhai Vakeel for ‘Vanita Films, Bombay’. It had Azra, Rajpal, Chandra Mohan, Benazir, Roshan, Salam, Sukhbir Kaur, Anwari Bai, Munshi Munakka, Wazeer Muhammad Khan, Uma Dutt, Shaukat Azmi, Sujata, Master Sunil, Master Dabbu, Baby Deepali and others.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 20.05.1971.

‘Shaan-E-Khudaa’ had seven songs written by A.H. Rizvi, S.H. Bihari, Kaifi Azmi and a traditional song. Music for this film was composed by Iqbal Qureshi. Asha Bhonsle, Mohd Rafi, Hemlata, Krishna Kalle and Shankar-Shambhu had lent their voices to the songs in this movie.

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

S.No. Song Title Lyricist Singer/s
01 Teri zulfon ke ameer… jalwa zaraa dikhaa de A.H. Rizvi Shankar-Shambhu
02 Kaali kamli waale tujhpe laakhon salaam Asha Bhonsle
03 Ya nabi salaam aleka, ya rasul salaam aleka A.H. Rizvi Asha Bhonsle
04 Rakhta hai jo roza kabhi bhookhaa na rahegaa Asha Bhonsle
05 Dekha na kabhi hamne apnaa hai ki begaanaa Krishna Kalle
06 Milta hai kya namaaz mein sar ko jhukaa ke dekh lo A.H. Rizvi Asha Bhonsle
07 Bihar ho ki maneri ho, ye rozaa ye roze ki shaan allaah

On screen today’s qawwali is performed by Shankar-Shambu themselves. I guess that it is picturized in the premises of the famous ‘Khawaajaa Moinuddin Chishti’ dargaah at Ajmer. The picturization also shows the clips of the ‘annual fair’ at the dargaah and also the picturesque locations of Ajmer including the famous ‘Pushkar Lake’.

let us now listen to today’s qawwali in the voice of Shankar-Shambhu and chorus. Lyrics are by A.H. Rizvi and Music is composed by Iqbal Qureshi.
I have not been able to note correct words at a few places. I would request readers to provide correct ords there and would also like to request knowledgeable reader who had watched this movie to throw light on the movie and its songs..

From today the ‘holy’ month of ‘Ramaadaan’ will also start and I would take this opportunity to wish everyone a ‘very happy Ramaadaan’.It will miss the normal fervor this time due to the current ‘Covid19 pandemic’ related restrictions. I am sure people will celebrate it with the same enthusiasm and offer their prayers to God to bless everyone with good health, joy and peace in life.

This movie ‘Shaan-E-Khudaa-1971’ makes its debut on the blog ith this qawwaali.

Video

Audio

Song-Dil ki lagi bujhaa de Ajmer waale Khwaajaa(Shaan e Khuda)(1971) Singers-Shankar-Shambhu, Lyrics-A H Rizvi, MD-Iqbal Qureshy

Lyrics

raahate khal gojaan (?) Moinuddin
raahate khal gojaan (?) Moinuddin

haami e bekasaa Moinuddin
ahl-e-duniya ka wo nahin mohtaaj
jispe ho meharbaan Moinuddin

teri zulfon ke aseer aayen hain ae ae
khaa ke sab ishq ke teer aayen hain ae ae
khwajaji ee ee ee
ek mela sa lagaa hai daron par
door se tere fakir aayen hain
jalwaa zaraa dikhaa de
khawaaja ji ee ee ee
jalwaa zaraa dikha de
ajmer waale khwaaja
jalwaa zaraa dikhaa de
ajmer waale khwaaja
dil ki lagi bujhaa de
ajmer waale khwaaja
dil ki lagi bujhaa
o more khwaaja
dil lagi bujhaa de
aa aa aa aa aa aa
dil ki lagi bujhaa
aa aa aa aa aa aa
dil ki lagi bujhaa de
ajmer waale khwaaja
dil ki lagi bujhaa de
aa aa aa aa aa aan

har kaam mera
meri taqdeer ne bigaadaa
gham ki chali wo aandhi
dil ka nagar ujaadaa aa
ujdaa nagar basaa de
khawaaja ji ee ee ee
ujdaa nagar basaa de
ajmer waale khwaaja
ujdaa nagar basaa de
ajmer waale khwaaja
dil ki lagi bujhaa de
ajmer waale khwaaja
dil ki lagi bujhaa de

ye wo chaukhat hai
jis chaukhat par sab
gardan jhukaate hain
yahaan rehmat utarti hai
farishte aate jaate hain
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
yahi dar hai jahaan
mehmood khilji rota aa aayaa thha
yahi dar hai jahaan jo
usne maanga thha wo paaya thha
haan aa aa aa aa aa
isi dar par kabhi
akbar ne bhi
daaman pasaaraa thha
yahin gardan jhukaayi thhi
yahin par taaj utaaraa thha

jhaangir aaya thha dehleez par
jaise faqir aaye
palat jaate thhe dushman ki taraf se
jitne teer aaye ae
sabko diya sahaaraa aa
tu sab ke kaam aayaa
khwaajaa ji ee ee ee
mere khwaajaa ji ee
sabko diyaa sahaaraa
tu sab ke kaam aayaa
mujhko bhi aasraa de
mujhko bhi aasraa de
ajmer waale khwaajaa
mujhko bhi aasraa de
ajmer waale khwaajaa
dil ki lagi bujhaa de
ajmer waale khwaaja
dil ki lagi bujhaa de
o ho more khwaajaa
haan aa aa aa aa aan
dil ki lagi bujhaa de
aa aa aa aa aa aa aan
dil ki lagi bujhaa de
aa aa aa aa aa aa
dil ki lagi bujhaa de
ajmer waale khwaaja
dil ki lagi bujhaa de

jab ke ajmer mein
khwaaja ka qadam aaya thha
phool sa chehra
kadi dhoop mein murjhaayaa thha aa
saath khwaaja ke jo
deewaane chale aate thhe
aisi garmi thhi ke parwaane jaley
jaate thhe
ek jungle mein nazar
aaya kahin kuchh saayaa
kaafilaa hazaratein
khwaaja ne wahaan thhehraaya aa
aake charwaahe ye bolen ke
yahaan se jaao o
kaafilaa apnaa kahin aur hi
tum thhehraaao o o
kaise mumkin hai ki is saaye mein
insaan rahe
oont rajaa ke yahaan baithhte hain
dhyaan rahen
uthhte utthte bhi ye phir
hazrat e khwaajaa ne ae ae kahaa aa aa
lo jagah apni sambhaalo
main kahin aur chalaa aa aa
par faqiron ko sataaya hai
to pachhtaaoge
oont baithhe hi rahenge
na uthhaa paaoge
sabne us roz ye khwaajaa ki
qaraamat dekhi
oont baithhe to phir
uthhne ki na himmat dekhi

qadmon pe sar jhukhaa ke
charwaahe saare boley ae
aisi na tu sazaa de ae
khwaajaa ji ee ee ee
mere khwaajaa ji ee ee ee
aisi na tu sazaa de ae
ajmer waale khwaajaa
aisi na tu sazaa de ae
ajmer waale khwaajaa
dil ki lagi bujhaa de
ajmer waale khwaaja
dil ki lagi bujhaa de
o ho more khwaajaa
dil ki lagi bujhaa de
haan aa aa aa aa aan
dil ki lagi bujhaa de
aa aa aa aa aa aa aan
dil ki lagi bujhaa de
ajmer waale khwaaja
khwaajaa ji ee ee ee
dil ki lagi bujhaa de
khwaajaa ji ee ee ee
mere khwaajaa ji ee ee ee
khwaajaa ji ee ee ee
haaye khwaaja jee
aa aa aa aa aa
dil ki lagi bujha de
Ajmer aale Khwaaja
dil ki lagi bujhaa de
khwaajaa jee
jalwaa zaraa dikhaa de
ajmer waale khwaaja
jalwaa zaraa dikhaa de
ajmer waale khwaaja aa aa aa


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

Blog Day :

4629 Post No. : 16282

Rafi Sahab’s Legendary Associations – 3
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Sar jo tera chakraaye, Ya dil dooba jaaye
Aa jaa pyaare paas hamaare, Kaahe ghabraaye
Kaahe ghabraaye. . .

Ae dil hai mushkil jeena yahaan
Zara hatt ke zara bach ke
Yeh hai bombay meri jaan. . .

Jaane kahan mera jigar gaya ji
Abhi abhi yahi thha kidhar gayaa ji. . .

Gareeb jaan ke hum ko na tum mita dena
Tumhin ne dard diya hai tumhi dawaa denaa

Just to list a few of the famous Rafi solos and duets for Johny Walker.

This series is about collaborations and team work by Rafi Sahab for various artists, mainly with composers, singers and lyricists.  But since the song I stumbled upon is too good, atypical rendition by Rafi Sahab for Johnny Walker, as we know the veteran comic actor.  So I have included this in the series.

In the list of Rafi Sahab’s songs I counted around 125 songs of Johnny Walker.   This blog already has 136 songs listed as filmed on Johnny Walker songs. The readers can view the list here.

Some of these are by other singers like Mannadey or Mahendra Kapoor etc., but they should be very few, so what I have found is possibly one of the very few around 5-10 Rafi songs actually sung on screen by Johnny Walker remaining to be posted.

‘Ghulam Begum Baadshah’ is a 1956 film produced under the banner of Niagra Films, Bombay and is directed by Jugal Kishore. The star cast of the film is listed as Sheela Ramani, Daljeet, Wazir Muhammad Khan, Altaf, Nishi, Sadiq, Paras, Khairati, Malika, R Nath, Jogendra, Preetam, Dilip Bamblaheri, Wajid Ali, Bhanesh Kumar, Shivji Bhai, Chand, Kamaldeep, Rajpuri, Prakash, and Johnny Walker

The film has six songs written by four lyricists – Indeewar, Roopbani, Shyam Hindi and Shaukat Pardesi. This song is written by Roopbani. The film’s music is composed by Sudipta Bhattacharya. Four out of six songs of this film are posted in the blog :

Aaj Hai Mujhko Khushi Jhoomti Hai Zindagi
Dil Hai Ye Tera Dil Tu Liye Jaa
Dil Se Mere Dil Mila
Jannat Ki Hoor Hoon Dil Ka Suroor Hoon

The tally of the lyricist and the music director in our blog, as per the stats page is as follows:

Sudipta Bhattacharya 6
Roopbani 19

Going by the above Sudipta Bhattacharya, was not a one film wonder and he has composed the music for at least two Hindi films or may be some non-film songs.  This is a rare qawwali by a Bengali music director, discounting the excellent filmy qawwaliyan composed by RD Burman.

Such is the beauty of 50’s Rafi songs, and this song has the added attraction is being specifically sung for Johnny Walker.  As a composition also I must say it is top-notch.  It could have been the run of the mill, funny, chhed-chhad qawwali, but it is not so.  The sense of timing of Johnny Walker and Rafi sahab’s spirited enjoyment of performing and singing is a highlight.

One can imagine the amount of time and hard work in the creation of this and the many  rehearsals etc that must have been gone into creating this song.

The more times I see and hear this song, I am sure whoever is reading the post is going to see this song multiple times.  Truly, it is so perfectly synchronised, composed, written, sung, performed and edited song.

Song – Thoda Sa Hum Ko Sharbat e Deedar Chahiye (Ghulam Begum Baadshah) (1956) Singer – Mohammed Rafi, Lyrics – Roopbani, MD – Sudipta Bhattacharya
Unidentified Male Voice
Chorus

Lyrics 

aa aaa aaaa

bahot jal kar
muhobbat mein mera dil. . .
aaj bolaa hai..ae..ae
qayamat hai tu
arey bijli hai tu
sholaa hai..ae..ae
tthoda sa hum ko sharbat-e-deedar chaahiye
tthoda sa hum ko sharbat-e-deedar chaahiye
tthoda sa hum ko sharbat-e-deedar chaahiye ea
tthoda sa hum ko sharbat-e-deedar chaahiye
pi pi ke jise jhoomen hum ko pyaar chaahiye haan
pi pi ke jise jhoomen hum ko pyaar chaahiye
tthoda sa hum ko sharbat-e-deedar chaahiye

ha ha aa

aa aa aaaa
daulat na chahiye mujhe
na maal chaahiye
aaa aaaaaa
aaaaa aaaaaaaaaa
arey roti na chahiye mujhe
na daal chahiye..ae..ae
phir kya chahiye
arey jo haathh mein hai tere
wo rumaal chahiye
samjhe na
jo haath mein hai tere
wo rumaal chahiye
jo haath mein hai tere
wo rumaal chahiye ea
jo haath mein hai tere
wo rumaal chahiye
aashiq hain hum ko
ishq ka aazaar chahiye
aashiq hain hum ko
ishq ka aazaar chahiye
arey
tthoda sa hum ko sharbat-e-deedar chaahiye..ae

ha aa

haaan aaaan
qaatil hai tu agar
to main qaatil ka
ba ba ba
baap hoon
baap hoon
naagin hai tu agar
to main zehreela saa..aanp hoon
to phir kya ho. . .
sab kuchh hoon tere ishq mein
khaana kharaab hoon
sab kuchh hoon tere ishq mein
khaana kharaab hoon
sab kuchh hoon tere ishq mein
khaana kharaab hoon
sab kuchh hoon tere ishq mein
khaana kharaab hoon
ik tere jaisa hum ko bhi dildaar chahiye
ik tere jaisa hum ko bhi dildaar chahiye

tthoda sa hum ko sharbat-e-deedar chaahiye
tthoda sa hum ko sharbat-e-deedar chaahiye

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Hindi Script Lyrics
(Provided by Sudhir)
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आ आs आsss

बहोत जल कर
मुहब्बत में मेरा दिल॰॰॰
आज बोला है॰॰ए॰॰ए
क़यामत है तू
अरे बिजली है तू
शोला है॰॰ए॰॰ए

थोड़ा सा हमको शर्बत ए दीदार चाहिए
थोड़ा सा हमको शर्बत ए दीदार चाहिए
थोड़ा सा हमको शर्बत ए दीदार चाहिए
थोड़ा सा हमको शर्बत ए दीदार चाहिए
पी पी के जिसे झूमें हमको प्यार चाहिये
पी पी के जिसे झूमें हमको प्यार चाहिये
थोड़ा सा हमको शर्बत ए दीदार चाहिए

हा हा आ

आ आ आsss
दौलत ना चाहिए मुझे
न माल चाहिए
आss आsssss
आssss आsssssssss
अरे रोटी ना चाहिए मुझे
ना दाल चाहिए॰॰ए॰॰ए
फिर क्या चाहिए
अरे जो हाथ में है तेरे वो रुमाल चाहिए
समझे ना
जो हाथ में है तेरे वो रुमाल चाहिए
जो हाथ में है तेरे वो रुमाल चाहिए
जो हाथ में है तेरे वो रुमाल चाहिए
आशिक हैं हमको इश्क़ का आज़ार चाहिए
आशिक हैं हमको इश्क़ का आज़ार चाहिए
अरे
थोड़ा सा हमको शर्बत ए दीदार चाहिए॰॰ए

हा आ

हाँ॰॰आँ
क़ातिल है तू अगर
तो मैं क़ातिल का
बा बा बा
बाप हूँ
बाप हूँ
नागिन है तू अगर
तो मैं ज़हरीला साँ॰॰प हूँ
तो फिर क्या हो
सब कुछ हूँ तेरे इश्क़ में खाना ख़राब हूँ
सब कुछ हूँ तेरे इश्क़ में खाना ख़राब हूँ
सब कुछ हूँ तेरे इश्क़ में खाना ख़राब हूँ
सब कुछ हूँ तेरे इश्क़ में खाना ख़राब हूँ
इक तेरे जैसा हमको भी दिलदार चाहिए
इक तेरे जैसा हमको भी दिलदार चाहिए

थोड़ा सा हमको शर्बत ए दीदार चाहिए
थोड़ा सा हमको शर्बत ए दीदार चाहिए


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 :

4598 Post No. : 16225

#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 123 # Qawwalis – 8
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Welcome all to the today’s ‘special post’. Special because, we pay our tributes to Khayyam Saab(18 February 1927 – 19 August 2019) on his ninety-fourth birth anniversary today on 18th February’2021.

On this occasion, we are going to listen to a ‘qawwali’ composed by him for the movie ‘Chambal Ki Kasam-1979’.

This ‘qawwali song’ under the above series is coming after a long gap of more than three and half years. The last time I had shared a ‘Qawwali’ was on 26.06.2017 and that qawaali too, like this one, was from the pen of Sahir Ludhianvi.

I had earlier planned to present today’s qawwali for the same occasion last year, however I was unable to send the article at that time.

We have one hundred and sixty-three songs under the category of ‘Qawwalis’.
Today’s ‘qawwali’ is only the second ‘qawwali composition’ of Khayyam Saab to appear on the blog.
The only previous Khayyam qawaali in the blog was this song from ‘Shankar Hussain-1976’ which was posted on 22.05.2011.

But the case with the lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi is totally different. He, so far has twenty-five of his ‘qawwali songs’ on the blog. And today’s song will be his twenty-sixth qawwali song on the blog (more statistics on ‘Qawwali’ on the blog will be coming here in future posts). 😊

Today’s ‘Qawwali’ written by Sahir Ludhianvi can be termed as a ‘social-muqaabla qawwali’ 😊 between a ‘law abiding Police officer’ and a person who has lost his faith in ‘law and order’ and hence doing ‘his self-styled justice with the ‘goons’ in the society’.

We are all aware that in our Hindi movies we have many types of qawwalis created for a particular situation taking a‘liberty’ from the purest form of ‘qawwali’ is i.e., ‘sufiana’…

“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 and Amjad Khan makes a guest appearance and a special appearance in this movie respectively.

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 Dialogues were by Ela Maheshwary. Editing for this movie was done by D.N. Pai and M.S. Shinde.

This movie had eight songs, which were sung by Jagjit Kaur, Lata Mangeshkar, Manna Dey, Mahendra Kapoor and Mohd Rafi.
Sahir Ludhianvi is the lyricist for all the songs and music is composed by Khayyam Saab.

So far, five songs of this movie ‘Chambal Ki Kasam-1979’ have been posted on the blog as given below;

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
Marta hai koi to mar jaaye 30.01.2021

Let us now enjoy to this wonderful ‘qawwali’ sung by Manna Dey and Mahendra Kapoor. It is performed on screen by Shatrughan Sinha (lip syncing in Manna Dey’s voice) and Raj Kumar (lip syncing in Mahendra Kapoor’s voice). The two actors are seen trying to score brownie points over the other in this lyrical muqaablaa -😊. Finally the ‘law’ has the last laugh in archtypical Hindi movie style …

Also seen in the picturization of this song are Nirupa Roy, Moushumi Chatterjee and Farida Jalal with many other artists.

This ‘qawwali’ composition by Khayyam Saab is in his own style and it grows on us if we listen to it more than once …

Remembering Khayyam Saab …

Video

Audio (Partial)

Song-Kaun hai mujrim kaun hai munsif (Chambal Ki Kasam)(1979) Singers-Mahendra Kapoor, Manna Dey, Lyrics-Sahir Ludhianvi, MD-Khayyam
Chorus

Lyrics

aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aaa

aa aa aa aaa

jaaneman jo tera manshaa hain
wo ham jaante hain
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa

tu kisi bhes mein aaye
tujhe pehchaante hain

tum badi tez nazar rakhte ho
ham maante hain
arey hamse bachta nahin mujrim
ye sabhi jaante hain

aa ha ha
achchaa aa
to suniye

ho o
kaun hai mujrim
kaun hai munsif
o
kaun hai mujrim
kaun hai munsif
bahas hai bekaar
mujrim kaun nahin
kaun nahin mere yaar
mujrim kaun nahin
mere yaar

arey aisaa kaho naa
ho o
ek tumhi ho nek jahaan mein ae
ho ek tumhi ho nek jahaan mein
baaki sab badkaar
matlab ye niklaa

ye nikla mere yaar
matlab ye niklaa mere yaar

aisaa nahin hai wallaah

daake ke hain roop hazaaron
qatl ke laakhon dhandhe ae
asal se badhkar
hoye asal se badhkar
sood kamaayein
saahukaar ke phande ae
paani ke injection bechen
arey paani ke injection bechen
dhan ke lobhi bande
desh ke sewak ban kar netaa
khaayen kaum ke chande ae
desh ke sewak ban kar netaa
khaaye kaum ke chande

ho o
chor pakadne waale dekhe
ho o chor pakadne waale dekhe
chor ke saajhedaar
bhaashan rehne de
rehne de mere yaar
bhaashan rehne de mere yaar

arz ye hai kiblaa

jantaa aur sarkaar ke mujrim
hain sab aise bande ae
inki gardan
oye inki gardan naapenge
ik din qaanoon ke phande ae
jantaa inke khoon se apne ae
arey jantaa inke khoon se apne
haath kare kyon gande
ham maujood hain
ham rokenge
saare kaale dhandhe

ham maujood hain
ham rokenge
saare kaale dhandhe

ho o o
tum khud hi ban baithhe ho o
ho tum khud hi ban baithhe ho
qaanoon ke thekedaar
tumko kya bolen

kya bolen
sarkaar
tumko kya bolen sarkaar

arey bhaai aur kya karen ham

ho o o o
lambaa hai qaanoon ka rastaa
aur vakaalat mehangi ee ee
ho o o o
paap ke bojh se toot ke reh gayi
satya aur nyaay ki bahangi
hamne khud bandook uthhaa li
khench li ab talwaar
isme kya bigdaa
kya bigdaa mere yaar
isme kya bigdaa mere yaar

kiblaa mulahijaa ho
irshaad
irshaad

ho o o o
khoon ka badlaa khoon chalaa
to khoon bahegaa sadiyon
ho o o
aangan aangan dwaare dwaare
sog rahega sadiyon
nafrat se nafrat badhti hai
pyaar ka phal hai pyaar
nafrat jaane de

jaane de mere yaar
nafrat jaane de mere yaar

ab hamaari bhi suniye hazrat
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa a a a
qaatil ko jo qatl kare ae
usko qaatil mat kehnaa
kaayar ban’ne se behtar hai
baaghi ban kar rehnaa

aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
aap ki ye bhool hai kiblaa
kaayar wo jo hathiyaaron ke
bal per jeena seekhe
insaan ho kar insaanon ke
khoon ko peena seekhe
arey ab bhi sudhar jaa
ab bhi khule hain
ab bhi sudhar jaa
ab bhi khule hain
pashchaataap ke dwaar
nafrat jaane de ae

ab bhi sudhar jaa
ab bhi khule hain
pashchaataap ke dwaar
nafrat jaane de
jaane de mere yaar
nafrat jaane de mere yaar

pashchaataap
arey ham ko pashchaataap sikhaate
mar gaye kitne gyaani

wo khaali gyaani honge
wo khaali gyaani honge
par ham hai gyaani jaani

arey karte rahe hain karte rahenge
bhai karte rahe hain
karte rahenge
ham yoonhi manmaani
aage bhi manmaani ki
arey aage bhi manmaani ki
to goli padegi khaani

ha ha ha haa
arey maar sake jo hamen ae
arey maar sake jo hamen
wo goli bani nahin hain jaani
bani to hai
bani to hai par hamne
ab tak chaahi nahin chalaani

haan ha ha
aaj ye hasrat poori kar lo
bhai aaj ye hasrat poori kar lo
maukaa hai laasaani
bhai maukaa hai laasaani
mere jaani ee
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa

aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa

aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa


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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4548 Post No. : 16129

‘Naach Ghar-1959’ was directed by R.S. Tara for ‘Quality Pictures, Bombay’. R.S. Tara was also the producer of this movie.

It had Ashok Kumar, Shobha Khote, Gopikrishna, Helen, Kamala Laxman, Anup Kumar, Dhumal, Iftekhar, Maya Das, Mirza Musharraf, Jamal, Sujata, Bismillah, Vivek and others.

This movie was passed by the Censor Board on 23.01.1959.

‘Naach Ghar-1959’ had ten songs as listed in HFGK Vol-III (1951-1960) as given below;

SNo Song Title Singer/s
01 Tumhe kaise kahoon o jee, o o o Lata Mangeshkar, Mohd Rafi
02 Main banjaaraa door ka …teri adaa pe qurbaan Mohd Rafi
03 Dil tujhko diya tha dildaar maan ke Lata Mangeshkar
04 Meri sune to o pardesi dil se dil takraane de Lata Mangeshkar, Mohd Rafi
05 Dukh jo diye hain duniya ne … Lata Mangeshkar, Mohd Rafi
06 Ae dil zubaan na khol sirf dekh le Lata Mangeshkar
07 Main hoon Mr John, watan mera … Mohd Rafi, Geeta Dutt
08 Jaaneman jaaneman chilman uthha kar dekh le Asha Bhonsle, Mohd Rafi
09 Door se yoon na tarsaao, roshni ban ke aa jaao Lata Mangeshkar
10 Tere shehron se raaja hamen ban hi bhaley* Lata Mangeshkar, Mohd Rafi

*(HFGK mentioned this song as ‘one’ single song only and so the other resources. However, this song is available on internet as ‘part-1’ and ‘part-2’, of which one part has been posted in the comment section by me, and to be updated in main post.
I would request knowledgeable readers to throw more light on this song and other songs of this movie).

All the songs for this movie were written by Sahir Ludhianvi and music was composed by N. Datta.

As mentioned above lyrics are by Sahir Ludhianvi and music is composed by N. Datta.

With this song, all the songs of “Naach Ghar”(1959) are covered and the movie joins the list of movies that have been YIPPEED in the blog.

(audio)
Song-Jaaneman chilman uthha kar dekh le (Naach Ghar)(1959) Singers-Rafi, Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Sahir Ludhianvi, MD-N Datta
Male chorus
Female chorus

Lyrics

aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
jaaneman
jaaneman chilman uthha kar dekh le ae
dekh le ae
diljalon se dil lagaakar dekh le ae
dekh le ae
jaaneman chilman uthhakar dekh le ae
dekh le ae
diljalon se dil lagaa kar dekh le ae
dekh le ae
jaaneman chilman uthhakar dekh le

ishq hai sahib
zabardasti nahin ee ee ee ee ee ee ee ee
kyun koyi ee ee ee ee
kyun koyi
chilman uthhakar dekh le ae
dekh le ae

kyun koyi
chilman uthhakar dekh le ae
dekh le ae
kyun koyi
chilman uthhakar dekh le
dekh le

aazmaaye honge toone saikdon
ab hamen bhi aazmaa kar dekh le ae
dekh le ae
ab hamen bhi aazmaa kar dekh le ae
dekh le ae
ab hamen bhi aazmaa kar dekh le ae
dekh le

mera jalwaa dekhnaa aasaaan nahin
ee ee ee ee ee ee
apnaa munh oon oon
apnaa munh aayeenaa laa kar dekh le ae
dekh le ae

apnaa munh aayeenaa laa kar dekh le ae
dekh le ae
apnaa munh aayeenaa laa kar dekh le ae
dekh le

ye haseen surat hai jab tak saamne ae
kaun uthhe aayeene ko thhaamne ae
aur phir aayeenaa dikhlaayega kya
tere deewaanon ke kaam aayegaa kya
apni soorat se to wahshat hai hamen
tere jalwon se mohabbat hai hamen
jo teri soorat dikhaa de jaaneman
hamko wo aayeenaa laa de jaaneman
taake ye aashiq ye matwaalaa tera aa
muddaton ka chaahnewaalaa tera
muddaton ka chaahnewaalaa tera
tujhko duniya aa aa aa aa
tujhko duniya se chhupaa kar dekh le ae
dekh le ae
tujhko duniya se chhupaakar dekh le ae
dekh le ae
jaaneman chilman uthha kar dekh le ae
dekh le ae
diljalon se dil lagaakar dekh le ae
dekh le ae

(aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa )
jaaneman chilman uthhakar dekh le ae
dekh le ae


This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. 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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4540 Post No. : 16109

Today’s song or rather a qawwaali is from the film “Talwar ka Dhani”-1956. The film was made by Dwarka Khosla under his own banner Vikas Productions, Bombay. The film was , naturally, directed by him.

Dwarka was born in 1904 in Hoshiarpur, Punjab. He started from Silent films. His first Talkie film as a director was Josh-E-Jawani-1935. He directed 33 films. His last film was Reporter Raju-1962.

“Talwar ka Dhani”-56 was a Costume drama. It was actually a remake of the same name film made in 1938. I remember another such film which was remade with the same title and same story, after 14 years. Film Gunsundari was made as a Silent film in 1927. It was remade as a Talkie film, with the same title and same Heroine in 1934. The Heroine was Gohar Mamajiwala and both films were made by Ranjit, directed by Chandulal Shah. 14 years later, his nephew, Ratilal Punatar remade film Gunsundari in 1948, with Nirupa Roy as a Heroine. By coincidence, all the 3 films were successful and popular hit films, mainly due to a very powerful story.

Similar history is for one more film. Film Anarkali was first made as a Silent film in 1928, with Sulochana (Ruby Meyers) as the heroine. Later, a Talkie film with the same name, same story and same Heroine was remade in 1935. What’s more, film Anarkali was made once more in 1953 and even in this film Sulochana acted-not as a Heroine , but as Hero’s mother ! Thus, she became the first and the only actress to work in the same titled, same story 3 films. Ashok Kumar was the only actor who also worked in 3 films with the same Title-Kangan, in 1939, 1959 and 1972. Of course the stories were different in all films.

Actress Sulochana happens to be the only actress to have worked in most Same Titled films, in the same role. She featured as a Heroine in silent film Madhuri-28 and Talkie film Madhuri-1932, as well as Silent film Indira B.A.-1929 and Talkie film Indira M.A.-1934. She also featured in Silent film Bambai ki Billi-1927 and Talkie Bambai ki Billi-1936. She did 8 different roles in this film.

Talking of Remakes, Mala-41 was remade as Amar-54 in which actor Jayant did the same role in both films and Naushad was the MD for both films. Film Aurat-40 was remade as Mother India-1957 in which actor Kanhaiyalal did the same role in both films. Film Grihasti-48 was remade as Ghar basa ke dekho-63 and Malkin 53 was remade as Biradari-66. There are many such cases in Hindi films. However, the same Title, same artiste in the same role and same story films are rare.

The decade of 50’s was right in the middle of the Golden Period of HFM and 1956 was the midpoint of the 50’s. A total of 120 films were made in this year comprising a variety of Genres. Consequently as many as almost 30 MDs gave music in this period, but the major chunk of 50 Musical films was shared by 10 MDs only. Surprisingly, Naushad the king of popular music had not even a single film in this year. The share was – C Ramchandra did 3 films, SD Burman did only 1 film-Funtoosh, S-J did 8 films and 7 of these were Hit films (Rajhath, Patrani, New Delhi, Chori chori, Basant Bahar, Halaku and Kathputli). Then Hemant Kumar did maximum 9 films, but all were mediocre, Madan Mohan did 6 films-out of which 4 films were Musical….Bhai Bhai, 50-50, Memsahib and Pocketmaar. Husnlal-Bhagatram did 3 non descript films, but O P Nayyar blew his trumpet with 6 musical films out of his 8 films in 1956…Naya Andaz, Hum sab chor hain, Dhake ki malmal,CID, Chhoo Mantar and Bhagam Bhag. Chitragupta did 8 films, Ravi 1 film and Anil Biswas 3 films. ( data from HFGK)

Talwar ka Dhani-56 had a cast of Nadira, Manhar Desai, B M Vyas, Shammi, Dalpat, Kammo, Maruti, Sulochana etc. It was a costume stunt film.When I first went to see this film in its second run in 1960 or so, I thought that this must be based on the story of “King Arthur and his sword”, but I was mistaken. Probably the producers had not even heard who this Arthur was, and they based their story on Gujarat background.
Appropriately, the hero was also Manhar Desai(real name Malcom Alfredo Desai( 3-8-17 to25-2-92), a Goan who was a Popular Hero in Gujarati films those days.

The Vikas production film was directed by Dwaraka Khosla-a veteran of 33 films in 30 years from 1932(Veer kunal) to 1962(Reporter Raju).The Lyricists in this film were Anjum Jaipuri(for above song) and G.S.Nepali.The story,s/play and dialogues were by Masood. The title was very misleading,but many films with Talwar were produced,like Talwar ka paani,Bedhari Talwar,Chauhani Talwar,Bhawani Talwar,Nangi Talwar,Taj aur Talwar,Tilasmi Talwar and also a Talwarwala ! The story was…

Queen mother Sudha(Sulochana) sent her infant prince(Pakku) to a secret place through her Loyal sardar(B.M.Vyas) to avoid torture by the rebell Villain Megha(Anwar). Megha’s army chases them but they escape safely. Megha starts killing all the loyalists and Queen sends S.O.S. to her loyal Thakurs. From them come Vijay(Manhar),Rani(Nadira) and Gopu(Maruti). They enter the Palace in disguise of Dancers and meet the Queen. They hatch a plan to kidnap the Princess and reach her to hideout of Prince. This plan is passed on to Megha by Indira(Shammi) the loyal maid. Megha allows the plan and then captures Prince, Princess and these 3 fighters. But a helpful Saroj(Kammo), maid helps them to freedom.

These 3 fighters collect an army of Thakurs and attack Megha. There is a fight in which Megha is burnt alive, instead of the Prince.
The Queen makes Vijay her Vazir and marries him with Rani.

B M Vyas is one artiste who is not discussed much anywhere- like Ramayan Tiwari or Jayant. Only a few villains like K N Singh, Jeevan, Yakub, N A Ansari etc are discussed as popular villains. Less exposure hides some qualities of that artiste which remain unknown to the general public. How many of us know that B M Vyas was a trained singer and that he has given Playback in 4 Hindi films ? Surprised ? This is what I meant.

Actor Brij Mohan aka B.M.Vyas was one artiste who started as a singer, became a drama actor and then ended up as a villain, character actor. B.M.Vyas was born as Brijmohan Vyas on Vijayadashami (22 October) day of 1920 in Churu, Rajasthan. He is the younger brother of the well-known poet and lyricist, Bharat Vyas. He was married at the age of 17 when his wife, Jamna was just 11. They had 71 years of marital bliss before Jamna passed away in 2008. They had six daughters and a son. After acting in over 200 films in various languages, Vyas quit acting in the early 1990s. Then he moved to his residence in Kalyan. Having seen various shades of life, Vyas lived a contented life with his children and grandchildren.

On 15 January, 1944, actor Prithviraj Kapoor realised his dream when Prithvi Theatre, his own drama company came into being. Mahakavi Kalidas’ classic Shakuntala was chosen to be their first performance. The play’s cast included Uzra Mumtaz (younger sister of Zohra Segal) to play Shakuntala, Prithviraj Kapoor to play Dhushyant, K N Singh was cast as Rishi Kanva, Shakuntala’s foster father, Sati Devi (Bijoya Ray’s sister, Ruma Guha Thakurta’s mother) as Gautami, caretaker of Kanva Ashram who raises Shakuntala, and Hemavati (Daya Kishan Sapru’s wife) to play Shakuntala’s friend Priyamvada, among others. A young, 24 years old, B M Vyas was recruited as a singer by the drama company to sing songs in their play at a monthly salary of 75 Rupees.

Once when rehearsals for their maiden show were in progress and Vyas was done with his singing rehearsals, he was watching rehearsals of the cast. One of his songs for the play was “Bitiya Rani Kahan Kahan Tapasvi Log, Milna Julna Rehgaya Nadi Naav Sanjog”. The cast was rehearsing for a scene which needed Rishi Kanva to recite a mantra in Sanskrit, but actor K N Singh was having trouble reciting it. Prithviraj was trying to help him but was also faltering in saying it perfectly. Vyas , an expert in Hindi and Sanskrit, having immense knowledge of Ved Mantra was witnessing the proceedings for two days. It was possibly the blessing of Goddess Saraswati that inspired him to say the mantra aloud. On hearing him intone the mantra with such Brahminical precision, Prithviraj was very impressed and asked him to help K N Singh in saying the mantra correctly. But soon K N Singh informed Prithviraj ji that he will not be able to speak Devbhasha (Sanskrit) and that he should look for another artiste for the role. Prithviraj asked Prithvi Theatre’s manager Ramesh Saigal to approach Vyas for the role. Vyas , who had already acted in a Rajasthani play Ramu Chanana earlier, readily agreed and stepped into the role and thus started his journey as an actor.

While the rehearsals were still on, Vyas suffered a personal tragedy and had to go back home in Bikaner, Rajasthan. There he fell sick with typhoid. Here rehearsals were in full swing as the play was to premiere on 9 March, 1945 at the Royal Opera House. The final date was about a month away so Prithviraj asked him to come back as soon as possible. Vyas returned with his wife though he was still unwell. On the day he resumed his rehearsals he couldn’t do much due to frequent blackouts. The medication he was on, did not seem to help him much. He remembers the doctor from Kalbadevi who treated him for free; with his medication, Vyas ji’s health improved considerably in just three days.

The final round of rehearsals was done and finally the day of Prithvi Theatre’s first play to be staged, arrived. For the first performance of Shakuntala, many known names of the film industry were present at Royal Opera House. In the scene where Rishi Kanva makes an entry on stage he was required to raise his hands for blessing but Vyas was still weak and his hands started shaking. He tried a lot to control them but to no avail. He then remembered that he had seen many old people whose hands and head would involuntarily shake, so he started to shake his head too. The end result was so effective that during the play’s interval Prithviraj came and hugged him. He asked him how he developed that body language, Vyas told him about his genuine problem. Prithiviraj told him that he did a wonderful job and should continue with the same every time the play was staged.

Vyas had a long association with Prithvi Theatre, from 1944 to 1955. During this period he toured with the group to various cities and got an opportunity to showcase his singing and acting skills in various plays like – Deewar, Pathan, Aahuthi, Gaddar, Kalaakar, etc.

Vyas was interested in music since childhood. He is a self-taught singer. In the early 1940s Bharat Vyas called his younger brother to Mumbai. Soon Vyas ji got the opportunity to act and sing as many as twenty songs for the Rajasthani play Ramu Chanana written by Bharat . Music Director Naushad Sahab’s assistant Ghulam Muhammad who hailed from Rajasthan was very impressed when he heard Vyas’s voice in the play. He took him to meet Naushad Sahab who was working on the soundtrack of the film Pehle Aap (1944). Vyas got an opportunity to sing a group song “Hindustan Ke Hum Hain, Hindustan Hamara; Hindu Muslim Dono Ki Aakhon Ka Tara” with established singers G. M. Durrani and Shyam Kumar along with a new singer Mohammed Rafi. Since this song was supposed to be sung by soldiers on screen, Vyas and Rafi Sahab had to wear heavy boots and do a rhythmic march while singing to give an effect of an army troop. Such effects could not be added to a song with the technology available then; it all had to be done in real time. However the first ever song Vyas sang for a film was “Alakh Niranjan, Jai Jai Jai Manaranjan” from Bhartrihari (1944) which was picturized on Arun Ahuja (Govinda’s father).

Vyas gave playback in four films – Bhartrihari (1944, MD: Khemchand Prakash), Pehle Aap (1944, MD: Naushad), Maharana Pratap (1946, MD: Ram Ganguli) and Naulakha Haar (MD: R C Boral) before destiny took him on a different path. He remembers meeting Rafi Sahab years later who sweetly said “Pandit ji you changed our line (singing)” to which Vyas admitted that he did not see much of a future for himself in singing and hence switched to acting.

After Prithvi Theatre’s first play Shakuntala was staged, Devika Rani (owner of Bombay Talkies) was keen to know who played Rishi Kanva. When she saw the 24 yrs old Vyas she was surprised, she never expected to see such a young man. She offered him a role in a Bombay Talkies film to be directed by actor Jairaj but the film was never made.

When Ramesh Saigal moved away from Prithvi Theatre, he joined Chetan Anand’s company India Pictures as Production Manager. They were working on their next film Neecha Nagar (1946) when Ramesh Saigal offered Vyas a small role (protagonist’s elder brother) in the film. Prithvi Theatre never laid any restrictions on their actors; they could take outside work while working in their plays. Vyas was eager to face the camera and accepted the role with open arms. He is credited as ‘Vyas ji’s in this film. Soon he played a small role in Raj Kapoor‘s Aag (1948) where he is credited as ‘Brijmohan’. But the role that gave him recognition in the film industry was in Barsaat (1949) where he played actress Nargis’ father. For this film he is credited as ‘B. M. Vyas’. Thus Vyas ji’s film career took off and he never looked back.

He has had a long and very successful career of more than four decades and has been part of many memorable classics. He has always been a character artist who started his career with portraying old characters. His last film most probably was Maa (1991). Vyas was very keen to work with the great filmmaker V Shantaram and approached him for work. Shantaram was planning Do Aankhen Barah Haath (1957) and was busy casting actors to play six prisoners in the film. He did not tell him that he is Bharat’s younger brother who was the lyricist of the film. When Vyas approached him, Shantaram was initially a bit apprehensive due to his height but soon cast him as one of the prisoners, Jalia Nai. They had a month-long schedule in Kolhapur.

When the reels were sent to Rajkamal Studios for processing, it was found that due to dirt particles on the lens there were lines all across the frame in all the reels and the whole month’s hard work had gone to waste. They had to reshoot the entire thing. Vyas had a tough time managing schedules due to this re-shoot as he had other films in hand too.

B M Vyas acted in 175 films. His first film was Neecha Nagar-46 and last film was Oh,Darling ! yeh hai India-95. Vyas ji left for a better world on 11 March, 2013. (Adapted from articles from Maitri Manthan and Blog beete hue din, with thanks.)

Talwar ka dhani-56 had music by my favourite Melody Maker Chitragupta. Today’s qawali is sung by Yousuf Ansari aka Yusuf Azad Qawal (23-3-1920 to 27-2-1998). Yusuf also acted in 3 films. He sang 16 songs in 15 films. However his NFS and qawalis are more famous and more popular. Let us enjoy this one today.


Song- Hamen itna bata do ishq ki manzil kahaan tak hai(Talwaar Ka Dhani)(1956) Singer-Yusuf Aazaad Qawwaal, Lyrics-Anjum Jaipuri, MD-Chitragupta
Chorus

Lyrics

hamen itna bataa do
ishq ki manzil kahaan tak hai
hamen itna bataa do
ishq ki manzil kahaan tak hai

hamen itna bataa do
ishq ki manzil kahaan tak hai
muhabbabt ka ye afsaana
zameen se aasmaan tak hai
muhabbabt ka ye afsaana
zameen se aasmaan tak hai

hansi jab lab pe aati hai
zamaana jhoom jaata hai
naa jaane kaun aake ae ae ae
naa jaane kaun aake
daaman-e-dil choom jaata hai
kahaani kiske waadon ki
hamaari daastaan tak hai
kahaani kiske waadon ki
hamaari daastaan tak hai

aa aa aa
haan haan haan
muhbbat ka ye afsaana
zameen se aasmaan tak hai

aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
milaake aankh sharmaana
adaa se muskura dena hai
tumhen kisne sikhaaya hai
ae ae ae
ae ae ae
tumhen kisne sikhaaya hai
kisi ka dil chura lena
ye bijli kyun nigaahon se
hamaare ashiyaan tak hai
ye bijli kyun nigaahon se
hamaare aashiyaan tak hai

aa aa aa aa
mohbbat ka ye afsaana
zameen se aasmaan tak hai

nazar kyon milke sharmai
koi raaj kya jaane
samajh mein kuch nahi aate
ae ae ae
o o o
o o o
samajh mein kuch nahin aate
teri nazaro ke afsaane
wahi tak hai ye nazaara
nazar jiski jahaan tak hai
wahin tak hai ye nazaara
nazar jiski jahaan tak hai

aa aa aa aa
haan haan
mohbbat ka ye afsaana
zameen se aasmaan tak hai

aa aa aa aa
mohbbat ka ye afsaana
zameen se aasmaan tak hai


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.

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4495 Post No. : 16025

Recently I have written a few posts for songs of films Laila Majnu(1945) and Laila Majnu(1953). In the past also, now that I checked, I have written posts for 5 songs of Laila Majnu(1976).

Ab agar hamse khudaayi bhi khafa ho jaaye
Barbaad e muhabbat ki dua saath liye jaa
Is reshmi paazeb ki jhankaar ke sadqe
Likh kar tera naam zameen par
Ye deewaane ki zidd hai

I have revisited the above posts, just to confirm if I have written my real thoughts on these legends of undying love, which end in tragedy and death. Obviously this sort of love is also unfruitful. The romanticism and glorification of this type of folk love stories and legends has no basis in truth or even historical facts. The civilization has been around for a few millennia now and last few millennia have been recorded by historians. If there was even a bit of truth in these legends, they have had enough time and exposure to intelligent humans to surface by now. So these are legends, myths, folklore, the purpose of creation of these things in the eastern regions, the so called ‘mashriq’, the conservative, the tolerant, the deeply religious and the more civilized compared to the western region, is unclear to me. All those philosophies of ‘love is paramount’, ‘love is pure’ and all are fine. As per my habit I am wondering again, if there are any research papers on this topic. It may have had a certain appeal or fantasy value, beyond this I don’t find any usefulness of it. It fired the imagination of certain poets in West Asia, who wrote eulogies of their stories.

I am giving a part of a story here:

A brave chieftain has three sons. His wife died soon after giving birth to the youngest son, now 10 years old. The chieftain, who had deeply loved his beloved wife, must remarry now for political, social and family reasons. His mother who has looked after the family so far is very old and cannot do so for much longer. The youngest son comes to the father to express his apprehensions about the marriage and the doubt that the fathers love for the sons may be diminished or divided. The father explains to the young son, very patiently, describing the values, culture and traditions of their family and tribe etc. He tells his son, that “when I looked into the ‘gazelle’s eyes’ of your mother for the first time, it was as if I had found the world. When she bore 3 sons for me, it was as if she had given me the world. We couldn’t thank the Almighty enough for this gift. Then she died, but she left to me, her world and my world, in you all.” There after he goes on to explain to the young son, through analogies, how a father’s love for his children never diminishes and cannot be divided.

The above simple story has deep love, love for beauty, family love, tragedy, wisdom, loyalty, duty, eternal love and undivided love. Above all the story has continuity of life. It has thankfulness to God, shows that one can cope with tragedy and move on in due course.

In contrast, the stories of eternal love, obsession of the beloved, so much so that the characters prefer to die, then live without each other, is just a hollow confrontational rhetoric’s. More so, because these are imaginary characters, advocating obsessions with physical beings, though they talk of connections with the souls. These have misled the generations of human societies, with an artificial cloak of ‘commitment’. Self-obsessed and obsessed with each other just doesn’t cut it.

I am going down memory lane in a bid to try and explain my thoughts. When my son was born, my father-in-law said that “ye hamare ghar ka chiraag hai”. In my forthright way, I would have asked him, if he means it so, as it is a son. But that thought did not even completely formulate and never reached the utterance level. For I knew, my father-in-law had a special place in the heart of daughters and sons. Both my mother-in-law and father-in-law had their hearts in correct places in this regard. This is my takeaway from having been part of a family whose core dignity and integrity is what made my relation with them so much more meaningful. May Allah subhan-o-ta’ala grant them both elevated status in jannat-ul-firdous.

So what did my father in law mean, when he called my son ‘ghar ka chiraag’? My son is the youngest one of his generation in the family. It has taken me all these years to realize that my father in law meant that he is youngest one, so the torch bearer of the family to the farthest point in the future. ‘Chiraag’ is the torch which allows you to see in the darkness. Though the future is a dark place, here is a lamp taking the family towards the future. Though the ‘male progeny’ is also part of the statement, but the aspect are not disproportionate. I feel it so, as he was not proclaiming it to all, but said it to me personally. Though there are other grandchildren including sons, but he did not call anyone as ‘ghar ka chiraag’. Part of the intention, may have been the prayer and hope of brighter future of the child. Young kids are also lovingly called ‘budda’ (or ‘budha’ meaning old person). This is again a wish that the child will live a long life till very old.

Thus, in my well thought out opinion, these stories of Laila-majnu, Shirin-Farhad etc. are a part of the flimsy whim which made the myths and gods out of such sacrificial love. They are a relic of past storytelling, and that is where they belong, they have no role to play and importance in the practical living world.

Next song in the “dheere dheere” series is this special all female qawwali, from the film ‘Ghazab’ 1951. The qawwali is referring to Laila-Majnu, Shirin-Farhad etc. Actually I found the song with mukhda “nazar se mil hi jaayegi nazar” in the song list of film Baazaar 1949, when I checked the list of songs posted in the blog, this song was missing, and it shows 15/16 posted. When I searched for the song on youtube, I found the song with same mukhda but not from Baazaar 1949, but from Ghazab 1951. It is listed with the same mukhda in both the films song list at myswar. It can be that it was recorded for Bazaar and used in Ghazab, as the MD’s are different.

The song is in ‘dheere dheere’ category as the mukhda has the words “aahistaa aahistaa”. When I found the qawwali with three singers, a while ago, I had high hopes of it. I was expecting a spectacular qawwali, but after listening to it a few times, I have reached the conclusion that the spectacular thing about it is the crystal clear voice and diction of Lata Mangeshkar. Her co-singers are Zohrabai Ambalewali and Kalyani. It is written by A. Karim, and music director of Ghazab 1951 is, Nisaar Bazmi. For some reason, the Music director for this qawwali is not mentioned.

The following three songs of Ghazab 1951 are posted:

Dil ko nahin hai chain haaye re
Nazar milaa ke muskaa ke
Tere kaaran sabko chhoda

This qawwali is the only song by Lata Mangeshkar in this movie, whereas “Bazaar” 1949 has 6 songs by Lata Mangeshkar. Lyrics credited to A. Karim, are the only clear link with ‘Ghazab’ 1951, as A. Karim is the writer/director of the film. It is quite possible that the qawwali was composed and recorded for Bazaar, and the composer could be Shyam Sunder as no one is credited under Ghazab listing, and somehow it got listed under both the films.

Editor’s note:-“Ghazab”(1951) had two music directors namely Nisaar Bazmi and Naashaad. Record of this song does not mention the music director (which has to be either of the two music directors) so no music director is credited for this song.


Song-Nazar se mil hi jaayegi nazar aahistaa aahistaa(Ghazab)(1951) Singers-Lata, Zohrabai Ambalewali, Kalyani, Lyrics-A Karim, MD-Nisar Bazmi
Chorus

Lyrics

Nazar se mil hi jaayegi nazar
nazar se mil hi jaayegi nazar
aahistaa aahistaa
meri aahon mein aayega asar
meri aahon mein aayega asar
aahistaa aahistaa
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar

aa aaa
aaaaaa
mazaar-e-qais par
jab rooh-e-laila
ek din aayi ee ee
sau armaaonon ke
murjhaaye huye
kuchh phool bhi laayi ee
haan aan
lagi jab phool rakhne ae
qabr se aawaaz ye aayi ee
chadhaana phool jaan-e-man magar
chadhaana phool jaan-e-man magar
aahistaa aahistaa
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar
aahistaa aahistaa
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar

aa aaa
thha dil mein keh rahaa farhaad
shirin se judaa ho kar
mohabbat mein teri mehfil mein
kya paaya dil kho kar
utthaaya uss ne phir “??auq” kahaa
? ? se yun ro kar rr
mere dil ke karo tukde magar
mere dil ke karo tukde magar

aahistaa aahistaa
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar
aahistaa aahistaa
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar

gayi jab raami dhoban
ek dariyaa par nahaane ko
wahan baitthaa thha Chandi Das
afsaana sunaane ko
kahaa uss ne ke raani chhod de
saare zamaane ko oo
basaana hai agar ulfat ka ghar
basaana chaahe gar ulfat ka ghar

aahistaa aahistaa
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar
aahistaa aahistaa
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar

hamaari daastaan bhi
laila majnu ka fasaana hai ae
tumhaare waaste
ab dil mein mitne ki tamanna hai ea
aa aaaa
hamaare tumhaare pyaar mein
bas farq itnaa hai ea ea
udhar to jaldi jaldi hai idhar
udhar to jaldi jaldi hai idhar
aahistaa aahistaa
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar
aahistaa aahistaa
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar

muhobbat ki bhari ee
mehfil mein yeh
kaisa nazaara hai
tumhaare hain qadam
aur unn se liptaa dil hamaara hai
na iss ko bhool jaanaa aa
dil hamaara
ghar tumhaara hai ea
mera dil todnaa chahaa magar
mera dil todnaa chahaa magar

aahistaa aahistaa
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar
aahistaa aahistaa
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar

aaa aaaaaa
jawaani ne abhi
ulfat ka afsaana nahin seekhaa aa
kisi ke waaste
barbaad ho jaana nahin seekhaa aa
aa aaaa
abhi meri adaa ne bhi eee
sharmaana nahin seekhaa aa
mujhe sab kuchh sikhaa denaa magar
mujhe sab kuchh sikhaa denaa magar
aahistaa aahistaa
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar
aaa aaaaaa
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar
aaaaa aaaaaaa
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar
aaaaa aaaaaaa
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar
aaaaa aaaaaaa
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar
aahistaa aahistaa
meri aahon mein aayegaa asar
aahistaa aahistaa


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