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Rajesh Khanna – Birth Anniversary on 29/12/2020
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Rajesh Khanna, the first superstar of hindi films, was born as Jatin Khanna on 29/12/1942 at Amritsar, Punjab. He is said to have had 17 solo hits from 1969 to 1971. This might be the only thing where Rajesh Khanna is ahead of superstar of the millennium, Amitabh Bachchan. He holds the record of 48 Platinum Jubilee hits and 26 Golden jubilee hits plus 22 silver jubilee hits. Certainly overtook the Silver Jubilee star Rajendra Kumar in a big way, who had 25 silver Jubilees in his time.

Not, really having lived through the era of ‘Rajesh Khanna phenomena’, makes the experience that much less effective, but I have read a lot about it in urdu film magazine “Shama”. I can also vouch for his versatility as actor, who was comfortable in any type of character. Even through the superstardom, the quality of real story based meaningful films was maintained. With his performance in films like Anand, Safar, Khamoshi, Bawarchi, Mere Jeewan saathi, Amar Prem, Aradhana, Bahaaron ke Sapne, Namak Haram etc. he proved his mettle as an versatile actor.

As a tribute on his 78th birth anniversary, I am presenting a song from ‘Disco Dancer’ 1982, where Rajesh Khanna had a special appearance. There are quite a few special appearances and guest appearances in his filmography, which shows he did remember the benefactors in his life and did return the favours if he could. He did many number of films with Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Manmohan Desai, J. Om Prakash and Shakti Samant.

The song is a multiple version song, composed by Bappi Lahiri and written by Anjaan. Suresh Wadkar is giving playback to Rajesh Khanna and Usha Mangeshkar is singing for a child artist playing the young Mithun Chakravorty. This happy version is a ‘road side tamasha’ category song as Rajesh Khanna and the child perform in the streets. The child artist could be Baby Pinky. The sad version is a climax situation song in the auditorium, where again Rajesh Khanna is trying to coax a grown up disco star Mithun Chakravorty to start singing. This is a solo version of Suresh Wadkar.

A Trivia about this film:
Rajesh Khanna agreed to make a small appearance in this film without charging a fee. He did so to return a favour he owed to the film’s producer, director B. Subhash. It was Subhash who had recommended Rajesh Khanna to the producers of “Thodi si Bewafaii” (1980) when they were considering Sanjeev Kumar for the film’s lead role. The success of “Thodi si Bewafaii” helped stabilise Khanna’s career at a time when his films were bombing one after the other.

These two songs from this film are so far posted in the blog:

Song Date of posting
Krishna dharti pe aa jaa tu 12 April 201
I am a Disco dancer 16 June 2018

A last memory about Rajesh Khanna is a poetry loving character who is seen carrying around and reading a small book of Urdu poetry in this song of ‘Anand’. The book could be Sahir Ludhianvi’s “Parchhaiyaan”, but I am not sure.

It is a great tribute to the love of the language if a Bengali set up film shows a book in urdu script. The Bengali itself being a rich language, literature wise and status wise. It could have been Rajesh Khanna’s own choice.

Version 1 (happy):

Version 2 (sad) :

Song-Goron ki na kaalon ki ye duniya hai dilwaalon ki (Disco Dancer)(1982) Singers-Suresh Wadkar, Usha Mangeshkar, Lyrics-Anjaan, MD-Bappi Lahiri
Both

Lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

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Happy version :
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Goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki ee
haan goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki
hans ke jiyen
hans ke maren
ham jaise dilwaalon ki ee ee
ho oo
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki

gali gali mein
geet hamaare
goonje subha-o-shaam
ham geeton ke saudaagar hain
yahi hamaare kaam

arre gali gali mein
geet hamaare
goonjen subha-o-shaam
ham geeton ke saudaagar hain
yahi hamaare kaam
na sonaa
na chaandi ee
geeton se ham ko pyaar aar
na sonaa
na chaandi ee
geeton se ham ko pyaa aar
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki

haan jeena hai din chaar yehaan
khush ho ke jee le yaar
karna hai kuchh agar tujhe
jee bhar ke kar le pyaar
arrey jeena hai din chaar yehaan
khush ho ke jee le yaar
karna hai kuchh agar tujhe
jee bhar ke kar le pyaar

kya teraa
kya meraa
bhulaa de ae
mere yaa aar
kya teraa
kya meraa
bhulaa de ae
mere yaa aar
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki

hans ke jiyen
hans ke maren
ham jaise dilwaalon ki ee ee
ho o
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki ee
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki

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Sad version :
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kya tera
kya merabhula de mere yaaar

gaao beta gaao

goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki
hans ke jiyen
hans ke maren
ham jaise dilwaalon ki ee
ho o
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki

na sonaa
na chaandi ee
geeton se ham ko pyaa aar
na sonaa
na chaandi ee
geeton se ham ko pyaar
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki
hans ke jiyen
hans ke maren
ham jaise dilwaalon ki ee
ho o
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki


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