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Blog Day :

4400 Post No. : 15783

I cut my HFM teeth in late 1960s when old order was giving way to new. Old order meant Rafi as the male playback singer of choice, Shammi Kapoor as the heart throb, and Shankar Jaikishan as the music directors of choice for big banners. In a matter of a few years or so, the musical order was turned upside down. When the dus settled, we found Shammi Kapoor being replaced by Rajesh Khanna, Rafi by Kishore Kumar and Shankar Jaikishan by R D Burman.

I became a young music lover sometime in mid to late 1960s. From being used to Rafi voice blaring from loudspeakers, I found a new male voice beginning to blare out of loudspeakers. Alongwith rest of the population, I too was mesmerised by this voice. The vesry first time I listened to the voice of Kishore Kumar, i loved it. the song was the iconic “Padosan”(1968) song-“mere saamne waali khidki”.

Rajesh Khanna meanwhile took the movie world by storm with “Aradhana”(1969), and that was followed by a string of hits. I would have loved to watch all those Rajesh Khanna songs, but I ended up watching “Haathi Mere Saathi”(1971) and “Apna Desh”(1971), that is all. By the time my movie watchin spree began in right earnest in june 1978, Rajesh Khanna had lost his crown as the first superstar of Hindi movies. That crown had passed on to Amitabh Bachchan.

Unlike Rajesh Khanna, Kishore Kumar never lost the crown of the top male playback singer. He continued to hold this crown troughout his life, till 1987. What longevity ! It is not easy to hold on to the top spot, as we see from the example of Rajesh Khanna. If Kishore Kumar could do it for close to two decades till his death, they this speaks highly of his durability and saleability. In fact, I feel that he almost singlehandedly held up the quality of playback singing during 1980s after all other leading playback singers had passed away.

On the occasion of Kishore Kumar’s 91st birth anniversary today on 4 august 2020 here is an archtypical Rajesh Khanna song sung by Kishore Kumar. The song is a duet from “Shahzaada”(1972). This movie was directed by K Shankar for Amar Chhaaya, Bombay. The movie had Rajesh Khanna, Raakhee, Madan Puri, Veena, Karan Dewan, Pandari Bai, Jairaj, Sunder, Mohan Choti, Gulshan Baawra, Badri Prasad, Halam, Varalakshmi, Shreeram Shastri etc in it. The movie had five songs in it. Two songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the third song from “Shehzaada”(1972) to appear in the blog. the song is sung by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar. The song is penned by Rajinder Krishan. Music is composed by RD Burman. This roothhna manaana genre of song is picturised on Rajesh Khanna and Raakhi.

Lyrics of this song were sent to me by Avinash Scrapwala.


Song-Na jaiyyo chhod ke na jaiyyo meri raani (Shehzaada)(1972) Singer-Kishore Kumar, Lata, Lyrics-Rajinder Krishan, MD-R D Burman

Lyrics(Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

Na jaiyyo o
Na jaiyyo o o
Chhod ke na jaiyyo meri raani
Na jaiyyo o o
Chhod ke na jaiyyo meri raani
Haan jaayegi saath tere
Jaayegi saath tere
Meri zindgaani
Haan Na jaiyyo
Chhod ke na jaiyyo meri raani
Na jaiyyo
Hoye
Chhodke na jaiyyo meri raani

Baagon mein kaliyaan khilne ke din
Baagon mein kaliyaan khilne ke din
Ankhiyon se ankhiyaan milne ke din
Hey ae
Baagon mein kaliyaan khilne ke din
Ankhiyon se ankhiyaan milne ke din
O ho
De doonga jaan meri
De doonga jaan meri
Baat jo na maani haan
Naa jaaun
Chhodke naa jaaun tohe jaani
Ho kadmon mein tere meri
Kadmon mein tere meri
Phool si jawaani
Ho jaani jaaun
Naa jaaun
Naa jaaun
Chhodke naa jaaun tohe jaani

Tu hi sawera
Tu hi meri shaam
Tu hi sawera
Tu hi meri shaam
Duniya se pyaara
Mujhe tera naam re
Tu hi sawera
Tu hi meri shaam
Duniya se pyaara
Mujhe tera naam
Likh de jiya pe mere
Likh de jiya pe mere
Preet ki kahaani
Ho jaani jaaun
Naa jaaun
naa jaaaun
Chhodke naa jaaun tohe jaani

Kaahe ko roothhi thhi
pehle Gujariya
Jaanoon thhi manaa lega mera
Sawariyaa aa
Aankh micholi ki ye
Aankh micholi ki ye
Reet hai puraani
Ho jaani jaaun
Naa jaaun
naa jaaun
Chhodke naa jaaun tohe jaani

Ho
Jaayegi saath tere
haan
jaayegi saath tere
Meri zindgaani
Haan
Na jaiyyo oye
Chhodke na jaiyyo meri raani


This article is written by Raja, 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 :

4383 Post No. : 15732

Today, the 18th of July, is the death anniversary of one of the Hindi film industry’s biggest superstars. Probably one of its most controversial too. And certainly one of its most polarizing.

No prizes for guessing who I’m talking about. Of course, I’m talking about the one-time heartthrob of millions of women, Rajesh Khanna.

It’s been 8 years now since that day in 2012. I still remember the morning I got to hear the news – I was stunned. I knew he was ailing, but even so I never expected it would be so soon.

Since then, I’ve been writing posts on his birth and death anniversaries regularly here. To be honest, I don’t think the posts themselves contain any new material as such. But I still write – this is my small way of paying tribute to him.

As I’m writing a tribute to Rajesh Khanna, I’d like to think what he would like me to write about.

It’s no secret that he’d like me to write about his glory days. The days when he just had to tilt his head, and women would swoon. Or smile in a way only he could, and women would sigh. Or utter one dialogue in that deliberate drawn-out style and women would want to tie the knot that minute with him, even if they were already married.

Yes, he’d probably want me to write about all of this. How, during THAT period, he delivered hit after hit with such regularity that nothing else in the film mattered as long as Rajesh Khanna was hero. So much so that even a film which was mostly about elephants, and which Rajesh Khanna was admittedly not too keen on being part of, ended up becoming a smashing superhit.

Yes, he’d probably want me to write about all of this. And probably not too much about what followed after THAT period.

And yet, every single time when I’ve written about Rajesh Khanna, I haven’t been able to limit myself to just “the good bits”. I don’t do hagiography – and this isn’t like a highlights video, where you see a rather distorted and very selective picture of events.

So everytime I’ve written about him, I’ve also presented the not-so-flattering side of his persona.

Perhaps one reason is that I’m not able to easily separate the art from the artist. Not just in his case, but in anyone’s case. I know a lot of people say one should – but it’s easier said than done. This is also the reason that most of my posts here on Sahir and Rafisaab (two personalities I’ve discussed the most here) are also a lot about their character and persona outside their specific field.

Staying with Rajesh, like I said at the very start, he was a polarizing personality. You either loved him, or hated him. And I think this was something that he bore right through, till his death.
Even on his death, while there were condolences being offered, there were plenty of people constantly reminding everyone of his misdeeds.

Anyway, that’s how the world is. I don’t know if Rajesh did any good deeds, but all the things he did wrong are constantly brought up in a discussion about him.

Am reminded of that famous Mark Antony speech from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar.

“Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears
I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him
The evil that men do lives after them
The good is oft interred with their bones
So let it be with Caesar”

So let’s accept the same for Rajesh Khanna too. I’m not here to defend his wrongdoings. And I don’t think he’d want me to either. In the latter part of his life, he himself realized the mistakes he had made. And was honest enough to admit them. Which is the best you can do. You cannot undo what’s already done, but you can acknowledge your mistakes and try to make amends.

And boy, did Rajesh Khanna make mistakes! He made a LOT of them. Success came to him too soon, and SO overwhelmingly that it completely went to his head. By his own admission, he didn’t know how to deal with it. It made him supremely arrogant. It made him treat others with disdain and contempt. It made him thoroughly unprofessional. It brought with it a lot of vices in his lifestyle. It also brought with it a number of sycophants who only told him what he wanted to hear. Even when his films were beginning to fail, they kept the bad news away from him.

No wonder he fell the way he did. If your echo chamber keeps you insulated from reality, you have no corrective feedback mechanism to correct yourself.

It took Rajesh Khanna many years to come to terms with reality. For a long while, he still lived in that bubble.

I don’t think many realize that in 1975, when his decline began getting visible, Rajesh was still just 32-33. By then he had seen SO much success, that it was all only downhill from then on. It’s extremely hard for a superstar to reconcile with the thought that you’ve lost your mojo by 33.

By contrast, Amitabh Bachchan, a couple of months older to Rajesh, had just started seeing success at 33. That too, after quite a struggle.

And that’s another point I want to make here.

Many say that Amitabh Bachchan was/is THE thorough professional. He was a director’s delight. Just as much as Rajesh Khanna was a director’s nightmare. Amitabh was always punctual – even embarrassingly so for his co-stars.
And even at the peak of his superstardom. Rajesh Khanna’s tantrums were often just tolerated by his directors, because he was a superstar. So naturally when he began flopping, he didn’t have too many wanting to pick him up.

My point therefore is, if Amitabh Bachchan is a role model for any aspiring young actor (or person in any profession), we can also say Rajesh Khanna is probably the antithesis of that role model.

So you actually learn from BOTH of them. From Amitabh on how to conduct yourself, even when you see success. And from Rajesh on how NOT to conduct yourself, ESPECIALLY when you see success.

An older Rajesh would probably say to a class of youngsters “Don’t make the mistakes I made”.

There’s a lot to learn from observing others.

I realize I haven’t talked at all about Rajesh Khanna’s films (except for a reference to Haathi Mere Saathi). But then, that’s a whole new post in itself – and this one has already become long enough.

I’ll move on to the song for today.

As is now routine, lyrics of this song have come to me, courtesy Avinashji. He sent me a number of songs to choose from – I went with this. The title song of “Aashiq Hoon Bahaaron Ka”. This is the only song of this film yet to be posted – so with this, the movie gets yippeeed.

It’s actually somewhat ironic that I picked this movie’s song for today. For it was this film that made me do a blackout of Rajesh films.

By the time AHBK was released in 1977, Rajesh was well and truly on his way down. Amitabh had established himself as the new star, well on his way to becoming superstar. Rajesh’s movies had been flopping one after another, for at least two years by then.

And yet, fans like myself, would not give up hope. We’d watch with dismay as his movies would come and go. I remember Chalta Purza (1977) lasting barely a week at our local cinema hall. This, while Amar Akbar Anthony ran for many weeks.

Anyway, so AHBK came along. It was a very expensive movie, with foreign locales and all – one of the most expensive at the time. And how it flopped! J Om Prakash, director, admitted later that he didn’t want to make the film, but did so only because of his friendship with Rajesh Khanna. Danny also realized it would flop and warned the director.

This is what imdb says

Danny Denzongpa realized the film was going to be a disaster and warned the director. When the schedule went to Switzerland, Danny’s fears came true and the shooting went haywire due to the script being written at the last minute and disorganization.

When I watched the film all those years ago, I couldn’t take it anymore. I’d been hoping against hope that Rajesh would come back – but if THIS was the type of film he was going to act in, I saw no hope.

So after this film, I imposed a black-out on myself to not watch any other Rajesh film. It was just too painful to watch his films of that time.

For more than 25 years thereafter, I didn’t watch any Rajesh Khanna film. Except for 2 films that both appeared on Doordarshan – Thodisi Bewafai (1980) and Avtaar (1983), and one film I watched in a film hall in Calcutta with friends (I wasn’t keen, but I tagged along) – Dharam Kanta (1982).

Much later, I did catch up on films that I had missed. And I must admit many of them weren’t too bad.

But for me, AHBK will always be the turning point in my Rajesh experience. 🙂

And here I am, posting a song from this film. 🙂

More details of the film can be found on this post by Avinashji himself.

I will move on to the title song, which was fairly popular in its time, especially considering the disaster that the film was. 🙂

But that should not take away from Rajesh Khanna. If the script is rubbish, you can’t blame the actors. Amitabh Bachchan himself said once about some of his late 1980s films that he acted in them, very reluctantly only to accommodate friends.

So, as I close this, I just want to say to Rajesh Khanna…

Kaka, we still remember you fondly. Well, some of us do. Speaking for me personally, I will always remember you, and thank you, for the fond memories of my childhood, whether it be “ye shaam mastaani”, “yahaan wahaan saare” or “rona kabhi nahin rona”.

I hope wherever you are today, you are in a good place, and having fun with friends Kishore da and Pancham. 🙂

Editor’s note:- With this song, all the songs of the movie have been covered. So, “Aashiq Hoon Bahaaron Ka” (1977) joins the list of movies that have been YIPPEED in the blog.

Video

Audio

Song-Main aashiq hoon baharon ka (Aashiq Hoon Bahaaron Ka)(1977) Singer-Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

nahin dekhaa
kabhi pehle
kabhi pehle ae
nahin dekhaa
ye phool hai kin gulzaaron kaa
main aashiq hoon oon oon bahaaron kaa
main aashiq hoon oon oon bahaaron kaa
nahin dekhaa
kabhi pehle
kabhi pehle ae
nahin dekhaa
ye phool hai kin gulzaaron kaa
main aashiq hoon oon oon bahaaron kaa
main aashiq hoon oon bahaaron kaa aa
main aashiq hoon bahaaron kaa

mujhe jo pasand ho main
chhodtaa nahin
par daro mat phoolon ko main
todtaa nahin
mujhe jo pasand ho main
chhodtaa nahin ee
par daro mat phoolon ko main
todtaa nahin
mujhko khabar hai ke
tumsi naazuk kaliyaan
chhoone se sharmaa jaati hai
ye hai aadat meri binaa matlab ke
ye nazrein kisi chehre pe
yoon hi ruk jaati hain
yoon hi ruk jaati hain
nahin dil mein
kuchh mere
mujhe shauk hai sirf
nazaaron ka aa
main aashiq hoon oon oon bahaaron kaa
main aashiq hoon oon oon bahaaron kaa

tumse haseenon ki ho
khaaq qadar
ham log rang roop ko na
dekhen agar
tumse haseenon ki ho
khaaq qadar
ham log rang roop ko na
dekhen agar
jiski taraf koyi dekhtaa nahin
poochho us’se kitni taqleef hoti hai
jal jaataa hai wo dil hi dil mein
jab saamne unke auron ki taareef hoti hai ae
taareef hoti hai
to lat uljhhi
suljhaa doon
matlab hai ye mere ishaaron kaa aa
main aashiq hoon oon oon bahaaron kaa
main aashiq hoon oon bahaaron kaa
nahin dekhaa
kabhi pehle
kabhi pehle ae
nahin dekhaa
ye phool hai kin gulzaaron kaa
main aashiq hoon oon oon bahaaron kaa aa
main aashiq hoon oon bahaaron kaa aa
main aashiq hoon oon oon bahaaron kaa aa

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Devnagri script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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नहीं देखा
कभी पहले
कभी पहले ए
नहीं देखा
ये फूल है किन गुलज़ारों का
मैं आशिक हूँ ऊँ ऊँ बहारों का
मैं आशिक हूँ ऊँ ऊ बहारों का
नहीं देखा
कभी पहले
कभी पहले ए
नहीं देखा
ये फूल है किन गुलज़ारों का
मैं आशिक हूँ ऊँ ऊँ बहारों का
मैं आशिक हूँ ऊँ बहारों का आ
मैं आशिक हूँ ऊँ बहारों का

मुझे जो पसंद हो मैं
छोड़ता नहीं
पर डरो मत फूलों को मैं
तोड़ता नहीं
मुझे जो पसंद हो मैं
छोड़ता नहीं ई
पर डरो मत फूलों को मैं
तोड़ता नहीं
मुझको खबर है के
तुमसी नाज़ुक कलियाँ
छूने से शरमा जाती है
ये है आदत मेरी बिना मतलब के
ये नज़रें किसी चेहरे पे
यूं ही रुक जाती है
यूं ही रुक जाती है
नहीं दिल में
कुछ मेरे
मुझे शौक है सिर्फ
नजारों का आ
मैं आशिक हूँ ऊँ ऊँ बहारों का
मैं आशिक हूँ ऊँ ऊँ बहारों का

तुमसे हसीनों की हो
खाक कदर
हम लोग रंग रूप को न
देखें अगर
तुमसे हसीनों की हो
खाक कदर
हम लोग रंग रूप को न
देखें अगर
जिसकी तरफ कोई देखता नहीं
पूछो उससे कितनी तकलीफ होती है
जल जाता है वो दिल ही दिल में
जब साने उनके औरों की तारीफ़ होती है ए
तारीफ़ होती है
तो लट उलझी
सुलझा दूं
मतलब है ये मेरे इशारों का आ
मैं आशिक हूँ ऊँ ऊँ बहारों का
मैं आशिक हूँ ऊँ बहारों का

नहीं देखा
कभी पहले
कभी पहले ए
नहीं देखा
ये फूल है किन गुलज़ारों का
मैं आशिक हूँ ऊँ ऊँ बहारों का आ
मैं आशिक हूँ ऊँ बहारों का आ
मैं आशिक हूँ ऊँ ऊँ बहारों का आ


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 : 4210 Post No. : 15407

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2010-2020) – Song No. 5
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Welcome all to this post, where, under the ‘Blog ten-year challenge’, we have another movie which has completed a ‘decade’ on the blog with only one of its song posted on the blog.

This movie is ‘Prem Bandhan-1978’*. And the song ‘main tere pyaar mein paagal’ from this movie was posted on the blog exactly ten years back i.e. on 27.01.2010.

Two more songs were posted on that day and the three songs posted that day were as given below;

Song Movie title-Year Remarks
Door papeeha bola raat aadhi rah gayi Gajre-1948
Husn bhi hai udaas udaas Fareb-1953
Main tere pyaar mein paagal Prem Bandhan-1978

Browsing other songs from ‘Prem Bandhan-1978’ it is clear that only the above-mentioned song of this movie was the most popular song from this movie. It ranked at number 14 in the ‘annual list’ of ‘Binaca Geetmala’ of the year ‘1979’. Since the movie was passed by the Censor Board on 26.12.1978 it must have been released in theatres in around year end 1978 or around first week of January’1979 I guess.

The title song from ‘Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se-1978’ topped the annual list of ‘Binaca Geetmala’ of that year followed by ‘aadmi musaafir hai’ from ‘Apnaapan-1977’.

The other movies released in 1978 and where music was composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal are as given below;

SNo Movie Passed by Censor Board on
01 Aahuti 25.04.1978
02 Amar Shakti 16.09.1978
03 Badalte Rishtey 03.11.1978
04 Chakravyuha 22.07.1978
05 Daakoo Aur Jawaan 22.11.1978
06 Dil Aur Deewaar 08.09.1978
07 Kaalaa Aadmi 23.02.1978
08 Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki 14.07.1978
09 Phaansi 04.03.1978
10 Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan 04.09.1978
11 Prem Bandhan 26.12.1978
12 Saawan Ke Geet 16.02.1978
13 Satyam Shivam Sundaram 22.03.1978

Songs from ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’(two songs), ‘Phaansi’(one song), ‘Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki’(two songs) made it to the annual list of ‘Binaca Geetmala-1978’.

Coming back to today’s movie, ‘Prem Bandhan-1978’ was directed by Ramanand Sagar for ‘Gouri Films Pvt. Ltd, Bombay’. It was produced by R.R. Nanda. It had Rajesh Khanna, Rekha, Moushami Chatterjee, Vikram, Keshto Mukherjee, Prema Narayan, A.K. Hangal, Lalita Pawar, Helen with Sheetal, Janki Dass, Bhagwan, Gopi Krishna, Mumtaz Begam, Birbal, V. Suri, Brahm Bharadwaj, Satyadev Dubey, Bhakatani, Surinder Bhatia, Manmauji, Ramlal, Kanwar Sarhadi, Dr. Jayant Abhyankar, Narbada Shankar, Chandru Atma, Sunder Taneja, Ram Avtar, Javed Khan.

This movie introduced Rippy Singh, Arvind Trivedi and Madhu Shah. Story of this movie was written by Suhridkar.

The screenplay was written by Ramanand Sagar, Satish Bhatnagar, Suhridkar. Satish Bhatnagar also wrote the dialogues of this movie. Editing of this movie was done by Lachmandass while C.L. Kavish wrote the script of this movie.

Lyrics of this movie were written by Anand Bakshi and music was composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal.

HFGK Vol-V (1971-1980) lists total six number of songs in this movie. The voices of Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle, Mahendra Kapoor, Manna Dey and Chandru Atma were used for the songs in this movie).
(HFGK Vol V mentions the voice of Pankaj in today’s song however in the movie credits his name is not appearing among the list of Singers).

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 26.12.1978.

Only one song from this movie has been posted earlier and the today’s song is the second song from this movie to be posted on the blog.

Today’s song is sung by Pankaj, Asha Bhonsle, and Kishore Kumar. Rajesh Khanna and Rekha are lip syncing in the voices of Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhonsle respectively. Prema Narayan and many others are also seen in the picturization of this song.

The song is interesting and nice to listen to and watch. (I think if the video of the full song would have been available it would have been more enjoyable to watch. None the less we can still listen and enjoy this beautiful composition).

As mentioned above I could not locate the full video of this song. However, the audio of the full song is available and the lyrics are noted as per the audio link of this song. I guess that this song was also edited in the movie or maybe it is edited in the online version of this movie.

I have not watched this movie and I would request knowledgeable readers to throw more light on the movie and its songs …

This song is also a nice one and I am sure readers will also like this song like me.
Let us now enjoy the today’s song …

Audio (Full)

Video (Partial)

Song-Hoti hai kisi se jab preet (Prem Bandhan)(1978) Singers- Pankaj, Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal
Asha Bhonsle+Kishore Kumar
Chorus
Male chorus
Female Chorus

Lyrics

Hoti hai kisi se ae jab preet
Janam leta hai ae koi nayaa geet

Haiyya haiyya
Haiyya ho
Haiyya haiyya

Haiyya haiyya
Haiyya ho
Haiyya haiyya

Didhim naatim didhim naatim
didhim naatim
Daiyya

(Haiyya haiyya
Haiyya ho
Haiyya haiyya
)

Haiyya haiyya
Haiyya ho
Haiyya haiyya

Ho o o o o o naiyya ka maanjhi
Maanjhi ki naiyya

(Haiyya haiyya
Ho ho
Haiyya haiyya
)

Haiyya haiyya
Haiyya ho
Haiyya haiyya

Hoti hai kisise jab preet
Janam leta hai koi nayaa geet
Jise gaate hain galiyon mein log
Rama
Lagtaa hai ishq ka rog
Ho lagtaa hai ishq ka rog

Haiyya haiyya
Haiyya ho
Haiyya haiyya

Hoti hai kisise jab preet
Janam leta hain koi nayaa geet
Jise gaate hai galiyon mein log
Rama
Lagtaa hai ishq ka rog
Ho lagtaa hai ishq ka rog

Ghar mein gali mein ae ae ae ae ae ae
jee nahin lagtaa
Jee nahin lagtaa
Achchha buraa kuchh nahin lagtaa
Jee nahin lagtaa
Oye
Jee nahin lagtaa
Kuchh iska kaaran
Hota hai saajan
Kaahe lete hai
Kaahe lete hai jogi jog
Rama

Lagtaa hai ishq ka rog
Ho lagtaa hai ishq ka rog

Ho ho ho o
Ho ho ho ho o
Ho ho ho o
Ho ho ho ho o

Aa haa aa aa

Ho ho ho o
Ho ho ho ho o
Ho ho ho o
Ho ho ho ho o

Ho ho ho o o o o o

Aa

Ho ho ho o
Ho ho ho ho o

Aa
Aa

Ho ho ho o
Ho ho ho ho o

Aa haa

Ho ho ho o
Ho ho ho ho o

Aa haa

Jaane kahaan se chalti hai dhaaraa
Jaane kahaan se chalti hai dhaaraa
O ho o o
Jaane kahaan se chalti hai dhaaraa
Jaane kahaan milta hai kinaaraa
Kab kaise dekho do premiyon ko
O o o o

Milaa dete hain
Milaa dete hain ye sanjog
Ramaa
Lagtaa hai ishq ka rog
Ho lagtaa hai ishq ka rog

Sach kehti hai duiyaa ye saari
Sach kehti hai duiyaa ye saari
Ye preet aisi ek chingaari
Ye preet aisi ek chingaari
Lagti nahin ye
Bujhti nahin ye
Jal jaate hai
Jal jaate hain isme log
Rama
Lagtaa hai ishq ka rog
Ho lagtaa hai ishq ka rog
Hoti hai kisise jab preet
Janam leta hai koi nayaa geet
Jise gaate hain galiyon mein log
Rama
Lagtaa hai ishq ka rog
Ho lagtaa hai ishq ka rog

Lagtaa hain ae ae ae ae
O lagtaa aa aa aa aa
Rog
Lagtaa hai ae ae
Ishq ka aa aa aa rog
Ho ishq ka rog
Rama aa haan aa
Ho o Rama
Ho o Rama


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.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 : 4190 Post No. : 15371

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2010-20) – Song No. 1
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Welcome all to this first post under the ‘Blog 10-Year Challenge’ in this year “2020”, where we will be going back to the movies represented on the blog in the year “2010”.

Today we begin our journey in this year with a not-so-popular but yet a nice hummable song from the movie ‘Aashiq Hoon Bahaaron Ka-1977’. I had planned the post in the month of December’2019 itself when I had browsed for the movies represented in the month of January’2010.

However, I had not selected the song for the post then. The song that readily came to my mind was the ‘title song’ of this movie and since it had not been posted I thought I would present this one. But when I listened to the other song remaining from this movie, I like it and presenting the same today, since it also talks of a ‘journey’ and a ‘continuing journey’ without reaching the ‘destination’.😊

We, on the blog, have already entered in the thirteenth ‘calendar year’ for the blog since its inception in 2008, and we have still a long way to go and many new ‘topics’ to be explored and this song perfectly sets the tune for another entertaining musical year ahead …

So far, the following three songs from this movie have been posted on the blog earlier;

Song Posted on
mashrique-se-jo-nikle-maghrib-mein-kho-gaye 07.01.2010
I-am-in-love-you-are-in-love 18.07.2013
mere-gorey-gaalon-ka 20.03.2014

This movie had total five songs in it and the two remaining songs to be posted are;
‘nahin dekha kabhi pehle … main aashiq hoon bahaaron ka’
‘tera dil kya kehta hai mera dil to ye kehta hai’

(and if the listing of songs given in HFGK Vol V is in correct order of appearance of the songs in this movie, the above two songs remaining are the first and the last song appearing in this movie).

Looking back ten years back i.e. on 07.10.2010 the following two movies were represented on the blog ten years back (in ascending order of presentation).

Song Movie title-Year Remarks
Gudiya hamse roothi rahogi Dosti-1964 All songs covered on the blog
Mashrique se jo aaye … Aashiq Hoon Bahaaron Ka-1977 03 of 05 songs posted so far

“Aashiq Hoon Bahaaron Ka-1977” was directed by J. Omprakash for ‘Shiv Kala Mandir’, Bombay. S.K. Chand was its Chief Assistant Director.

“Aashiq Hoon Bahaaron Ka-1977” was produced by K.K. Talwar and Raj Bathija. It had Rajesh Khanna, Zeenat Aman, Danny Dengongpa with Asrani and Om Prakash. Sulochana makes a special appearance in this movie. Its supporting cast includes Rehman, Preeti Ganguly, Pinchoo Kapoor, Madhup Sharma, Julie and Nadira.

Story and screenplay of this movie was written by Ram Kelkar. Its dialogues were written by Ramesh Pant. Editing of this movie was done by Pratap Dave and Prakash Dave.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 18.11.1977.

This movie had total five songs in it and only Lata Mangeshkar and Kishore Kumar gave their voices to the songs in this movie where Lata Mangeshkar had one solo song, Kishore Kumar had three solo songs and there was only one duet sung by them.

Lyrics for all the five songs were penned by Anand Bakshi and music was composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal.

Today’s song is the fourth song from this movie to appear on the blog.

I think that, other than the title song of this movie and the song ‘I am in love’, the other songs were not very much popular, though I find the today’s song a nice hummable and an enjoying one. (also, I do not remember to have listened to the today’s song earlier before taking it for the presentation in this post).

I have not watched this movie so I cannot say much about it. I would request knowledgeable readers to throw more light on the movie and its songs …

Let us now enjoy this song …

(The songs is picturized on Rajesh Khanna and Zeenat Aman and many others are seen in the picturization of this song which is picturized on foreign locations).

Video

Audio

Song-Tera dil kya kehta hai (Aashiq Hoon Bahaaron Ka)(1977) Singer-Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics

(dialogues from the video link are not included)

Hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm
Hmm hmm hmm
Haa
Aa ha haa
Aa ha haa

Tera dil kya kehta hai
Mera dil to ye kehta hai
Yoon hi raston pe
chalte jaayen ham
Aur manzil kabhi bhi naa aaye
Hey la la laa
La la laa
La la laa
La la laa
Laa aa
Tera dil kya kehta hai
Mera dil to ye kehta hai
Yoon hi raston pe
chalte jaayen ham
Aur manzil kabhi bhi naa aaye
Hey la la laa
La la laa
La la laa
La la laa
Laa aa

Manzil jo nazdeek aayegi
Manzil jo nazdeek aayegi
Tu mujhse door chali jaayegi
Tere jaane ke baad
Teri yaad aayegi
Tere jaane ke baad
Teri yaad aayegi
Main tujh ko kahaan dhoondhoongaa
Tera pataa kis’se poochhoonga
Yoon hi raston pe
chalte jaayen ham
Aur manzil kabhi bhi naa aaye
Hey la la laa
La la laa
La la laa
La la laa
Laa aa

Mujhko to neend nahin aayegi
Mujhko to neend nahin aayegi
Tu kya mujhe bhool jaayegi
Mere jaane ke baad
Meri yaad aayegi
Mere jaane ke baad
Meri yaad aayegi
Achchhaa hai is doori se
Phir milne ki majboori se
Yoon hi raston pe
chalte jaayen ham
Aur manzil kabhi bhi naa aaye
Hey la la laa
La la laa
La la laa
La la laa
Laa aa

Tera dil kya kehta hai
Mera dil to ye kehta hai
Yoon hi raston pe
chalte jaayen ham
Aur manzil kabhi bhi naa aaye
Hey la la laa
La la laa
La la laa
La la laa
Laa aa

la la laa
La la laa
La la laa
La la laa
Hmm mm

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Devnagri Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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हम्म हम्म हम्म
हम्म हम्म हम्म
हा
आ हा हा
आ हा हा
तेरा दिल क्या कहता है
मेरा दिल तो ये कहता है
यूं ही रस्तों पे
चलते जाएँ हम
और मंजिल कभी भी ना आये
हे ल ल ला
ल ल ला
ल ल ला
ल ल ला
ला आ
तेरा दिल क्या कहता है
मेरा दिल तो ये कहता है
यूं ही रस्तों पे
चलते जाएँ हम
और मंजिल कभी भी ना आये
हे ल ल ला
ल ल ला
ल ल ला
ल ल ला
ला आ
मंज़िल जो नज़दीक आएगी
मंज़िल जो नज़दीक आएगी
तू मुझसे दूर चली जायेगी
तेरे जाने के बाद
तेरी याद आएगी
तेरे जाने के बाद
तेरी याद आएगी
मैं तुझ को कहाँ ढूंढूंगा
तेरा पता किस से पूछूंगा
यूं ही रस्तों पे
चलते जाएँ हम
और मंजिल कभी भी ना आये
हे ल ल ला
ल ल ला
ल ल ला
ल ल ला
ला आ
मुझको तो नींद नहीं आएगी
मुझको तो नींद नहीं आएगी
तू क्या मुझे भूल जायेगी
मेरे जाने के बाद
मेरी बाद याद आएगी
मेरे जाने के बाद
मेरी बाद याद आएगी
अच्छा है इस दूरी से
फिर मिलने कि मजबूरी से
यूं ही रस्तों पे
चलते जाएँ हम
और मंजिल कभी भी ना आये
हे ल ल ला
ल ल ला
ल ल ला
ल ल ला
ला आ
तेरा दिल क्या कहता है
मेरा दिल तो ये कहता है
यूं ही रस्तों पे
चलते जाएँ हम
और मंजिल कभी भी ना आये
हे ल ल ला
ल ल ला
ल ल ला
ल ल ला
ला आ
ल ल ला
ल ल ला
ल ल ला
ल ल ला
हम्म म्म


This article is written by Peevesie’s mom, 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 : 4181 Post No. : 15360

Hullo Atuldom

Wishing everyone a Happy (last) Sunday of 2019. Last chance to be a TEEN for this century.

December saw a few posts from me and like last year I missed sending posts for a few birthdates for which I would have liked to write posts. But here is the song which I was saving up for today.

Today, 29th December we are thinking of THE FIRST SUPERSTAR of Bollywood. Born Jatin Khanna in 1942 in Amritsar and brought up by his adopted parents in Delhi and Bombay. He was a schoolmate of a person called Ravi Kapoor (Jeetendra). They grew up in the old Bombay region of Girgaon and attended school in Thakurdwar area. They were active on the stage in their school and college and even won prizes in Inter-college drama competitions.

Jatin Khanna played a wounded mute soldier in a play called ‘Andha Yug’ in 1962 and impressed the chief guest so much that he suggested that Khanna should try films. Khanna entered the 1965 All India Talent Contest as Rajesh Khanna, a name given by his uncle. He was one of eight finalists from among 10000 contestants. United Producers was created by the likes of BR Chopra, G P Sippy, Bimal Roy, H S Rawail, Nasir Hussain, J. Om Prakash, Mohan Saigal, Shakthi Samanta and Subodh Mukherjee; and they were the judges of the talent hunt. Khanna’s first film was Chetan Anand’s “Aakhri Khat” in 1966 followed by “Raaz” both of which were his pre-determined prize for winning the contest.

His real taste of success came with “Aradhana” which came after he had a few releases from 1967 to 1969 (when Aradhana released). He was appreciated in “Itteeaq” “Doli” etc. which are part of the contract with United Producers and he was noticed for his performances in them. But “Aradhana” saw him rise to instant national fame and then the floodgates to successful movies were thrown open. And that kind of fame has never been experienced by any actor since. His fans still rave about his movies like “Safar”, “Amar Prem”, “Aap Ki Kasam”, “The Train”, “Do Raaste”, “Aan Milo Sajna”, “Sachcha Jhootha” etc. (I am not going to name all the 15/17 superhits of that period here). And I am not a biographer, I am only a fan of his and loved him in all his movies from “Haathi Mere Saathi” to all his later releases; whether “Janta Hawaldar” or “Aaj Ka MLA Ramavatar” or “Avatar” or “Thodi Si Bewafaii” and the movies which released in the 80s too; when he was trying to rebuild his career by pairing with Sridevi, Jaya Prada, Tina Munim, Poonam Dhillon etc.

For today’s post I was on the lookout for a song where he is on-screen with a child, preferably girl child, and ran through a whole lot of song-videos beginning from “Babu”, “Apna Desh” etc and zeroed in on this song from “Hamshakal”. It had him in a dual role as husband to Tanuja and Moushumi Chatterjee. He had a child from each of them. One of them loses her baby in the course of the movie the other loses her mental balance when she witnesses an accident and in that state of mental imbalance gives birth to a baby girl. Now that is the story of the two heroines, as far as the two Rajesh Khannas are concerned, one stands-in for the other so that the first one can solve the accident issue, due to which his wife had become mentally unstable. This movie I have seen at the time of its release in the movie hall, and a few years ago on satellite television. I think what I have written about the movie is right.

Today’s song is sung onscreen by Moushumi’s husband at the birthday party of Tanuja’s daughter. If I recollect correctly Tanuja is partially recovered at this stage and Moushumi has begun to feel that her husband is two-timing her. The song shows how much expressive Rajesh Khanna’s eyes were and we could feel his sadness without his breaking into tears when he remembers his dead child during the song. It is sung by the Kishore Kumar under music by R D Burman and song is written by Anand Bakshi. The unavoidable combination of RDB-Kishore- Rajesh appears again. And a song written by Anand Bakshi is a joy to listen to.

Let us assume that the baby girl’s role is played by Twinkle Khanna and wish her too a very Happy Birthday. We know there cannot be any song where the father and daughter appeared together so I am using this song. Twinkle was an actress who starred in about 16 films from 1995 to 2001 beginning with “Barsaat” which was also Bobby Deol’s debut into filmdom. Her last film as heroine was “Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega” in 2001 with Fardeen Khan. So, the tradition that the father started of acting with the Khans – Rajesh Khanna and Feroz Khan were seen together in “Safar” and “Aurat”; Twinkle’s “Love ke liye Kuch Bhi Karega” had Feroz Khan’s son Fardeen Khan as the lead. Another parallel between the careers of father and daughter was that both of them had movies with the title “Joru Ka Ghulam” and the movies were comedies. These days the actress in Twinkle has retired and become an interior designer and also a writer whose fortnightly column in the papers are widely read. Her writings have a fun streak in them and one of her books is titled “Mrs. Funnybones”.

Video

Audio

Song-Ek taara thha bada pyaaraa thha (Hamshakal)(1974) Singer-Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-R D Burman

Lyrics (Based on video)

Aao bachchon
mein tumhe ek bahut hi achchi kahaani sunata hoon, kya?
jhoomo tum naacho
main gaata hoon
jhoomo tum naacho
main gaata hoon
sabko ek kahaani main sunaata hoon
ek taara thha
bada pyaara thha
hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
bada nyaara thha

papa papa papa

kaali kaali raaton mein jab woh chamakta thha
aasmaan ki pariyon ka bhi dil dhadakta thha
kaali kaali raaton mein jab woh chamakta thha
aasmaan ki pariyon ka bhi dil dhadakta thha
sitaare
nazaare
sab us’se jalte thhe
main bataata hoon
kya
ek taara thha
bada pyaara thha
hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
bada nyaara thha

maine us’se poochha
tum kya kaam karte ho
maine us’se poochha
tum kya kaam karte ho
jagmag jagmag tim tim
subah shaam karte ho
maine us’se poochha
tum kya kaam karte ho
jagmag jagmag tim tim
subah shaam karte ho
toh dola
woh bola
tumko meethhe sapne
main dikhaata hoon
kya
ek taara thha
bada pyaara thha
la la laa la lalla lal
bada nyaara thha

phir kya hua
bolo na
aage kya hua

bolo na
rota sabko chhod gaya
woh sabse roothh ke
jaane kahaan gir gaya
ambar se toot ke
rota sabko chhod gaya
woh sabse roothh ke
jaane kahaan gir gaya
ambar se toot ke
na jaana
deewaana
uski yaad mein aansoo
main bahaata hoon
ek taara thha
bada pyaara thha
ek taara thha
bada pyaara thha
ek taara thha
bada pyaara thha
ek taara thha
bada pyaara thha
ek taara thha
bada pyaara thha


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Blog Day : 4123 Post No. : 15276

“Tyaag”(1976) was Produced by N S Kabir and directed by Deendayaal Sharma for Films and Films Interbnational Production, Bombay. The movie had Sharmila Tagore,Rajesh Khanna,Bindu,Dheeraj Kumar, Master Tito, Sulochana Latkar, Prem Chopra, Mukri, Asit Sen,Murad,Amrit Patel, Tuntun, Kamal Kapoor, Chandrima Bhaduri, Mohan Jerry ,Mahendra Zaveri,Om prakash, Nayim, Billimoria, Anand, Lalita Kumari etc with uest appearances by Bindu, Master Satyajit, Dheeraj, Gurnam Singh, Sona, Raza Murad in it.

This movie was apparently produced by Sharmila Tagore seeing that the producer was her secretary. The movie had the same lead pair as that of the blockbuster “Aradhana”(1969).

“Tyaag”(1976) had five songs in it. One song has been covered in the blog. This movie was one of the last movies with music by S D Burman.

Today (31 october 2019) is the 44th remembrance day of S D Burman (1 October 1906 – 31 October 1975). On this occasion, here is a song from “Tyaag”(1976). This song is sung by Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhonsle. Anand Bakshi is the lyricist. Music is composed by S D Burman.

This song, containing the phrase “Kora kaaghaz”, which was there in a song of “Aradhana”(1969) as well, is picturised on Rajesh Khanna and Sharmila Tagore.

Lyrics of this song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

Audio (Full)

Video (Partial)

Song-Kore kaaghaz pe likhwaa le (Tyaag)(1976) Singers-Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-S D Burman
Both

Lyrics (Audio link)(Provided by Prakashchandra)

hmmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm
hmm hmmm
aaahaa haaa haaa
aa haa
aaa haaa

ohho ho o
hhaa haaa haa
ae hey hey ae ae he ae ae

kore kaaghaz pe likhwa le
kore kaaghaz pe likhwa le
jiya kiya tere hawaaley
ho ho o o
kore kaaghaz pe likhwa le ae ae
jiya kiyaa tere hawaaley

ho ho o o
kore kaaghaz pe likhwa le

kabhi sochta hoon mere sapnon ki raadhaa
kabhi sochta hoon mere sapnon ki raadhaa
kaanha se nain churaa ke
bhulaa de na waadaa
o Radhaa aa aa
bhula de na waadaa
bade be-imaan hain
bade be-imaan hain tere
naina matwaale
kore kaaghaz pe likhwa le
haan aaan jiya kiyaa tere hawaale
ho ho o
kore kagaz pe likhwa le

aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
tera naam mera jeevan
teri preet pooja
tera naam mera jeevan
teri preet pooja
teri yaad bin iss mann mein
nahin koi doojaa rey mitwaa aaa
nahin koi dooja
mujhe bhool jaaye ae
mujhe bhool jaaye ab
ye duniya waale ae
kore kaaghaz pe likhwa le ae ae

jiya kiyaa tere hawaale
ho o o
kore kaaghaz pe

likhwa le
aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa
(hho ho oo o o o o ae hey hey ae )

badi hi niraali
dil ne likhi ye kahaani
ho o o badi hi niraali
dil ne likhi ye kahaani
galiyon ka raaja
main tu
mehlon ki raani deewaani
mehlon ki raani
ho o o
tere aagey mehlon waaley
tere aagey mehlon waaley
kyaa hain dilwaaley ae

kore kaaghaz pe likhwaa le
jiya kiya tere hawaale
ho o o
kore kaaghaz pe
likhwaa le


This article is written by Sudhir, 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 : 3968 Post No. : 15052

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2009-19) – Song No. 33
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30th May – ten years ago. The steady pace of six songs per day is quite natural, and consistent. The six movies that were represented that day are

  • Chaandni Chowk             1954
  • Aas Ka Panchhi               1961
  • Aadhi Raat Ke Baad         1965
  • Zanjeer                          1973
  • Hamshakal                      1974
  • Bhola Bhaalaa                 1978

The first four films on this list above are already fully represented on our blog. The reprisal song for today is from the 1978 film ‘Bhola Bhaala’. This film is directed by Satpal, under the banner of Venkteshewara Pictures, Bombay. The cast of actors is listed as Rajesh Khanna, Rekha, Maushumi Chatterjee, Joginder, Satyen Kappu, Sulochana, Pinchoo Kapoor, V Gopal, Sudhir Thakkar, Jankidas, Rajkumar, Devraj, Master Chiku, Shakti, Ashu, Deven Verma, Jagdeep, Sudhir, Ratnamala, Raj Mehra, and Aruna Irani.

The six songs in this film are all penned by Anand Bakshi. Music direction is by RD Burman. This is the third song of this film to appear on our blog.

On screen, this song is lip synced by Rajesh Khanna, disguised as a sanyaasi. Rekha also appears in this song, as the main dancer attraction. She is also wearing saffron clothes, but she is not lip syncing. Apparently, a certain rich man is making an offering of a costly chhatr (‘छत्र’), as he has been blessed with a son after a very long wait.

This song seems to be a song of deception, to steal that costly offering. I have not seen this film, and so I request other knowledgeable readers to please add more information about this film and this song situation.

Video

Audio

Song – Dheere Dheere Naach Ri Jogan (Bhola Bhaala) (1978) Singer – Kishore Kumar, Lyrics – Anand Bakshi, MD – RD Burman
Chorus

Lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

dheere dheere naach ri jogan
paayal thhak nahin jaaye
prabhu darshan ke samay kisi ki
palak jhapak nahin jaaye
prabhu darshan ke samay
kisi ki 
palak jhapak nahin jaaye

dheere dheere naach ri jogan
paayal thhak nahin jaaye
prabhu darshan ke samay kisi ki
palak jhapak nahin jaaye
prabhu darshan ke samay kisi ki
palak jhapak nahin jaaye

sab jaage hain
sab soye hain
sab jaage hain
sab soye hain
maaya ke jaal mein khoye hain
kaun hain saadhu oo
kaun hain daaku oo
kaun hain saadhu
kaun hain daaku
kisi pe shaq nahin jaa..aaye
teri paayal thhak nahin jaaye
prabhu darshan ke samay
kisi ki 
palak jhapak nahin jaa..aaye
prabhu darshan ke samay
kisi ki
palak jhapak nahin jaaye

teri paayal ki..ee
jhankaar kahe
teri paayal ki
jhankaar kahe
har ek bhagat taiyyaar rahe
aise samay mein..ae
dil koyi..ee
aise samay mein dil koyi
naadan dhadak nahin jaa..aaye
teri paayal thhak nahin jaaye
prabhu darshan ke samay kisi ki
palak jhapak nahin jaa..aaye
prabhu darshan ke samay kisi ki
palak jhapak nahin jaaye

[Dialogue: maharaj chhatra aa rahaa hain
pooja ki saamagri taiyyaar rakhiye!]

[shankar ji ki krupa se
baarah saal ke baad sethji ke ghar
ladka paida hua hai!]

[tabhi to chhatra chadhaa rahe hain
do laakh ka!]
[aayiye aayiye aayiye
aayiye aayiye!]

ab darshan honay waala hain
kuchh arpan honay waala hain
hoshiyaa..aar
ek ki baat kisi duje ke
kaanon tak nahin jaa..aaye
paayal thhak nahin jaaye
prabhu darshan ke samay kisi ki
palak jhapak nahin jaa..aaye
prabhu darshan ke samay kisi ki
palak jhapak nahin jaaye

dheere dheere naach ri jogan
paayal thhak nahin jaaye
prabhu darshan ke samay kisi ki 
palak jhapak nahin jaa..aaye
prabhu darshan ke samay kisi ki
palak jhapak nahin jaaye

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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धीरे धीरे नाच री जोगन
पायल थक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
धीरे धीरे नाच री जोगन
पायल थक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी की
पलक झपक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी की
पलक झपक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए

धीरे धीरे नाच री जोगन
पायल थक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
धीरे धीरे नाच री जोगन
पायल थक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी की
पलक झपक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी की
पलक झपक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए

सब जागे हैं
सब सोये हैं
सब जागे हैं
सब सोये हैं
माया के जाल में खोये हैं
कौन हैं साधू॰॰ऊ
कौन हैं डाकू॰॰ऊ
कौन हैं साधू
कौन हैं डाकू
किसी पे शक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
तेरी पायल थक नहीं जाए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी की
पलक झपक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी की
पलक झपक नहीं जाए

तेरी पायल की॰॰ई
झंकार कहे ए
तेरी पायल की
झंकार कहे
हर एक भगत तैयार रहे
ऐसे समय में
दिल कोई ई
ऐसे समय में
दिल कोई
नादान धड़क नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
तेरी पायल थक नहीं जाए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी की
पलक झपक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी की
पलक झपक नहीं जाए

[संवाद-
महाराज छत्र आ रहा हैं
पूजा की सामग्री तैयार रखिये,]

[शंकर जी की कृपा से
बारह साल के बाद सेठजी के घर
लड़का पैदा हुआ हैं,
तभी तो छत्र चढ़ा रहे हैं
दो लाख का !!]
[आईये आईये आईये
आईये आईये …!!! ]

अब दर्शन होने वाला हैं
कुछ अर्पण होने वाला हैं
होशियार
एक की बात किसी दूजे के
कानों तक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए ए
तेरी पायल थक नहीं जाए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी कि
पलक झपक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी कि
पलक झपक नहीं जाए

धीरे धीरे नाच री जोगन
पायल थक नहीं जाए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी की
पलक झपक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए
प्रभु दर्शन के समय किसी की
पलक झपक नहीं जा॰॰॰ए



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 : 3817 Post No. : 14815

Rajesh Khanna – The Phenomenon – 5
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Welcome to today’s post (albeit one day late) under this series. Today’s post under this series is coming after a long gap of almost two years, though in between I had written two articles on Rajesh Khanna’s anniversaries.

29th December 2018 is the 76th birth anniversary of Rajesh Khanna (29.12.1942-18.07.2012).

In the previous article under this series we had a song from the ‘1978 movie ‘Chakravyuh’ and today we move forward to the year ‘1979’ …

I had mentioned it earlier and our Atul ji has also been writing this that by ‘mid-seventies’ the Rajesh Khanna magic started declining and his ‘golden period’ was almost over.

Why I am writing ‘almost over’ was because though his movies were failing at the ‘box-office’ they were still coming and he was seen in doing many different types of roles.

The difference was that his movies were not getting commercial success or they do not generate the same hysteria as his movies had been from ‘1969 to 1975’ or we can say from the period of ‘Aradhana’ to ‘Prem Kahaani’.

In ‘1976’ we had his much awaited and talked about movie ‘Mehboobaa’ directed by Kaka’s favorite director Shakti Samanta and the ‘team’ of RD-Anand Bakshi-Kishore together though creating the magical ‘mere naina saawan bhaadon’, ‘parbat ke peechhe’, etc it was not successful at the ‘box-office’.

In ‘1977’ Kaka had a ‘hit’ in ‘Chhaila Baabu’. And the critically acclaimed ‘Palkon Ki Chhaaon Mein’…

‘1978’ again was not seen as good for him though his performances in ‘Chakravyuha’ and ‘Naukari’ were appreciated by the critics.

If we go through the filmography of Rajesh Khanna for these years i.e. 1976 to 1979, we can see his seeking different roles like and some of them like a ‘common man’ or ‘man next door’ viz. in ‘Mahaachor’, ‘Palkon Ki Chhaon Mein-1977’ (where he played a ‘postman’), ‘Chakravyuha-1978’, ‘Bhola-Bhala-1978’- an insurance agent (another role is of a ‘dacoit),

Then we can just see the range of directors he was working with for example if we talk of his ‘lean period’ or I can say those years where he was still a ‘under current’ existing strongly and waiting to hit on the ‘top’ again;

He had movies with directors like B.R. Chopra, Basu Chatterjee, Hrishikesh Mukherji, Narinder Bedi, Ramanand Sagar, Mehmood, Joy Mukherji, Omprakash and his favorite Shakti Samant.

Year Passed by Censor on Movie Director
1976 19.07.1976 Mehboobaa Shakti Samant
1976 * 29.07.1976 * Tyaag Deendayal Sharma
1976 16.10.1976 Mahaachor Narinder Bedi
1976 04.12.1976 Bandalbaaz Shammi Kapoor
1977 31.01.1977 Anurodh Shakti Samant
1977 20.04.1977 Chhaila Babu Joy Mukherji
1977 27.04.1977 Karm B.R. Chopra
1977 16.06.1977 Chalta Purza Bhappi Sonie
1977 18.11.1977 Aashiq Hoon Bahaaron Ka J. Omprakash
1977 04.11.1977 Palkon Ki Chhaon Mein Meraj
1978 25.04.1978 Bholaa Bhaalaa Satpal
1978 02.06.1978 Naukari Hrishikesh Mukherjee
1978 22.07.1978 Chakravyuha Basu Chatterjee
1978 26.12.1978 Prem Bandhan Ramanand Sagar
1979 10.01.1979 Jantaa Hawaldaar Mehmood
1979 18.04.1979 Amar Deep K. Vijayan and R. Krishnamurti

(* I have not included his movies with ‘Special Appearance’ like ‘Tinku’, ‘Hatyaara’, ‘Naya Bakraa’ etc in above list and corrected myself by including ‘Prem Bandhan’ for ‘1978’ which I missed to include in my previous article 😊)

And if we include ‘awards’ in our discussion he was nominated for the Best Actor Award by BFJA (Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Awards) for ‘Mehboobaa’, ‘Anurodh’, ‘Chakravyuha’, and ‘Amar Deep’ during this period.

He won the ‘All India Critics Association Award’ for ‘Best Actor’ for the movie ‘Chhaila Babu-1977’.

At the ‘Filmfare’ awards he was nominated in ‘Best Actor’ category for the movie ‘Amar Deep-1979’ (and this nomination for him at ‘Filmfare’ came after 1974 when he was nominated for the ‘Best Actor’ award for ‘Prem Nagar-1974’).

(for that matter sometimes, I think that he was loved very much by ‘Bengal’ and they loved him the most. I have a personal experience related to this, which I intend to share in my future articles under this series).
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In my previous posts I start giving the details of the movies of Rajesh Khanna in that particular year of the song I was presenting therewith. And so, in the last two posts where we discussed the songs of Rajesh Khanna movies of 1977 and 1978, I am presenting today’s post with a song of a movie released in 1979.

His movie list of 1979 is as given below;

SNo Movie Year Passed by Censor Board
01 Jantaa Hawaldaar 1979 10.01.1979
02 Nayaa Bakraa 1979 16.02.1979*
03 Amardeep 1979 18.04.1979
04 Muqaabalaa 1979 14.09.1979*

(*special appearance)

(So, that is one change that I have made in my ‘presentation’ of the posts in this series. And, while I find it interesting, I am sure that readers will also enjoy this.)

Because, in this journey we have started from the years where Rajesh Khanna’s golden period was over and his movies in row were getting flopped at the box-office and he was ‘trying hard’ to get over to the ‘top’ again.

And though his movies, acting wise some the best of his career, had miserable failures at the box office his fans were still there and while Kaka was ‘as always’ in his heart saying to them ‘is kadar itnaa tumhe ham pyaar kartein hain’, his fans were waiting and more fans were waiting, to welcome him back again with ‘tum nahin jaanoge, tum nahin maanoge ‘kis kadar kitnaa’ tumhe ham pyaar kartein hain’ …

With this movie ‘Amar Deep-1979’ we move to the ‘eighties’ where Kaka’s style and mannerisms hit the screens again and Rajesh Khanna days were back again reaching to its heights (in terms of number of his number of movies in a single year) …

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‘Amar Deep-1979’ was directed by K. Vijayan and R. Krishnamurti for ‘Sujatha International, Madras’. Presented by K. Balaje.

It had Rajesh Khanna, Vinod Mehra, Shabana Azmi, Deven Verma, A.K. Hangal, Roopesh Kumar, Bindu and others. Ashok Kumar had a special appearance in the movie while Mithun Chakravarty had a ‘guest appearance’ in this movie. This movie introduced actress Deepa (from South).

Dialogues of this movie were written by Ali Raza, and Prem Kapoor was the dialogue director. Editing for this movie was done by B. Kandaswamy.

Music of this movie was composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal. This movie had four songs written by Anand Bakshi. Anuradha Paudwal, Asha Bhonsle, Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar had given their voices to these songs.

Rafi Saab had sung a song (few lines) which appears at the end of the movie and had already been posted on the blog here.

In the very beginning of the titles of the movie ‘sincere thanks’ have been expressed to Kaifi Azmi and Rafi Saab, so I guess that these lines were written by Kaifi Azmi.

HFGK Vol-V does not mention this song in the list of songs of this movie. (However, I would request editors to correct the number of songs of this movie to ‘five’ on the blog, with the today’s song it will be (3/5))

One other song from this movie ‘koi na tere pehle thhi’ was posted earlier on the blog in 2013.

I get to watch this movie after Rajesh Khanna’s sad demise in 2012 on a TV Channel.

Let us now enjoy today’s song. The song is picturised on Rajesh Khanna and Shabana Azmi.

Audio

Video


Song-Tum nahin maanoge (Amardeep)(1979) Singers-Kishore Kumar, Anuradha Paudwal, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics

Tum nahin maanoge
Tum nahin jaanoge
Iss kadar itnaa tumhe
Ham pyaar kartein hain
Zindagi hai tumse
Har khushi hai tumse
Hum tumhaare saamne iqraar kartey hain
Tum nahin maanoge
tum nahin jaanoge
Kiss kadar kitna tumhen hum pyaar kartein hain
Aankh jhuk jaati hai
saans ruk jaati hai
Jab kabhi hum pyaar ka ijhaar kartey hain
Tum nahin maanoge

Arey tum nahin jaanoge ae

Har ik din ahaa milan ka din
Ahaa
Har ik din ahaa milan ka din
Har ik raat milan ki raat

Ab tumse kahen kaise
Lab pe jo ruki hai baat
Hum kahaan us baat se inkaar karte hain
Kiss kadar kitna tumhe hum pyaar kartein hain
Tum nahin maanoge ae

Tum nahin jaanoge ae

Rut badli samaa badlaa aa aa
Rut badli samaa badlaa
Lehraaya naya mausam
Aise mein kaho tum to
Kaanon mein kahen kuchh hum

Jo kaho manzoor hum sarkaar kartey hain
Ham tumhaare saamne iqraar kartey hain
Tum nahin manaoge
Tum nahin jaanoge

Jhaanko to mere dil mein
Samjho kya kahaani hai

Ye apni mohabbat ki
Badi pyaari nishaani hai
Oon oon oon oon oon oon oon
Ye apni mohabbat ki
Badi pyaari nishaani hai
Dillagi kya yoon sarey bazaar karte hain
Are iss kadar itna tumhe hum pyaar kartein hain
Tum nahin maanoge
Tum nahin jaanoge
Kiss kadar kitnaa tumhe hum pyaar kartey hain

Iss kadar itnaa tumhe hum pyaar kartein hain
Tum nahin maanoge
Tum nahin jaanoge

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Devnagri Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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तुम नहीं मानोगे
तुम नहीं जानोगे
इस कदर इतना तुम्हे
हम प्यार करतें हैं
ज़िन्दगी है तुमसे
हर ख़ुशी हैं तुमसे
हम तुम्हारे सामने इकरार करते हैं
तुम नहीं मानोगे
तुम नहीं जानोगे
किस कदर कितना तुम्हे हम प्यार करतें हैं
आँख झुक जाती हैं
साँस रुक जाती हैं
जब कभी हम प्यार का इजहार करते हैं
तुम नहीं मानोगे

अरे तुम नहीं जानोगे ए

हर एक दिन अहा मिलन का दिन
अहा
हर एक दिन अहा मिलन का दिन
हर एक रात मिलन की रात

अब तुमसे कहें कैसे
लब पे जो रुकी हैं बात
हम कहाँ उस बात से इनकार करतें हैं
किस कदर कितना तुम्हे हम प्यार करतें हैं
तुम नहीं मानोगे

तुम नहीं जानोगे

रुत बदली समा बदला आ आ
लहराया नया मौसम
ऐसे में कहो तुम तो
कानों में कहें कुछ हम

जो कहो मंज़ूर हम सरकार करते हैं
हम तुम्हारे सामने इकरार करते हैं
तुम नहीं मानोगे
तुम नहीं जानोगे

झांको तो मेरे दिल में
समझो क्या कहानी है

ये अपनी मोहब्बत की
बड़ी प्यारी निशानी है
ऊँ ऊँ ऊँ ऊँ ऊँ ऊँ ऊँ
ये अपनी मोहब्बत की
बड़ी प्यारी निशानी है
दिल्लगी क्या यूं सरे बाज़ार करतें हैं
अरे इस कदर इतना तुम्हे हम प्यार करतें हैं
तुम नहीं मानोगे
तुम नहीं जानोगे
किस कदर कितना तुम्हे हम प्यार करतें हैं

इस कदर इतना तुम्हे हम प्यार करतें हैं
तुम नहीं मानोगे
तुम नहीं जानोगे


This article is written by Aparna HM, 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 sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

It is just past midnight (IST) in India. Time to wish, a very happy and progressive 10th Anniversary to our Blog. What a wonderful thought this post carries – an everlasting love for music.

Blog Day : 3653 Post No. : 14507

ASAD 10th Anniversary Celebrations – 13
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“Love is so short, forgetting is so long” – ah, this quote by Pablo Neruda! How true it is!! So simple yet so profound. . .  Don’t we all agree? Love, that feeling which each and every living being experiences for sure in its lifetime. Each one of us would have definitely celebrated it many times in our lives.

And this feeling is celebrated in this song too. Naqsh Lyallpuri, the lyricist puts it down so very simply. The pain of love is sweet and lovable. Its beautiful and it is the sustenance of two hearts that are in love. Love is serene and at the same time exciting. Lovers meet every day but that is inadequate, the longing to meet again remains. Hunger for the loved feeling, however much it is satisfied by these meetings, it remains. It is a feeling, a feeling forever. This is how the lyricist expresses the feeling in this song. His choice of words is simple, the lines are short but very effective in conveying the sentiment. Khayyaam, one of my favourite music composers has composed a distinctive kind of tune. The singing of Asha and Kishore is adorable.

Coming back to Pablo Neruda (12 Jul, 1904 – 23 Sep, 1973), the poet I alluded to in the beginning. He is a very well-known poet from Chile, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971. He was also a diplomat and politician. This is a rare combination I feel, a poet and a politician!! Very unique. He is known for love poems. I found these lines by him fascinating.

He who does not travel, who does not read,
who does not listen to music,
who does not find grace in himself,
she who does not find grace in herself,
dies slowly.

Anybody that agrees with the quote? Yes, we do. At least, the majority of us. For few it is “Love is for lifetime etc.”. For people who don’t fall into either category, they should do this – “Miley Na Phool To Kaanton Se Dosti Kar Lee“.

Ah, this is the first song posted by our indefatigable Atul ji. From then to now, it is has been a decade. I am yet to find a person who is as consistent as Atul ji. His very able co-travellers, Sudhir ji and Arun ji are no less consistent. All these three are tireless wayfarers of the musical journey that is our blog. Arun ji is in fact the Bhishm Pitamah of Hindi Films. How can I forget the others? I cannot, they all contribute regularly. Each of them is unique in their own ways.  Unlike me who makes a guest appearance now and then!! Well, I was prodded by Sudhir ji into writing this. I feel grateful to him that he has not forgotten a nacheez like me. I am thankful to Raja ji for allowing to write on a song which he intended to write on. And to Avinash ji for providing the lyrics and all meta-data associated with song. And to Pradeep for being an inspiration. There I go accusing him again! Thank you all 😊

I am sure that the journey will continue until the end of our days on this beautiful Earth. Let us contradict Neruda now. Love for music is so long and cannot be forgotten. Neruda, are you listening? I am being a little cheeky 😉

Here is wishing the blog a long and musically fulfilled life!!

 


Song – Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara (Dard) (1981) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Kishore Kumar, Lyrics – Naqsh Lyallpuri, MD – Khayyaam
Asha Bhosle + Kishore Kumar

Lyrics

pyaar kaa dard hai
pyaar kaa aa dard hai
meethaa meethaa
pyaaraa pyaaraa
meethaa meethaaaa
pyaaraa pyaaraa
ye haseen dard hi
ye haseen dard hi
do dilon kaa hai sahaaraa
do dilon kaa aa hai sahaaraa

thodaa thodaa chain bhi hai
thodi thodi bekaraari
thodaa thodaa aa chain bhi hai,
thodi thodi ee bekaraari
aur bhi ho pyaar jawaaan
aarzoo hai ye hamaari
aur bhi ho o pyaar jawaaan
aarzoo hai ae ye hamaari

ye milan ho dobaaraa aa

pyaar kaa dard hai
meethaa meethaa
pyaaraa pyaaraa
meethaa meethaa aa
pyaaraa pyaaraa
ye haseen dard hi
do dilon kaa hai sahaaraa
do dilon kaa aa hai sahaaraa

mujhe milaa pyaar teraa
tujhe meri chaah mili
mujhe milaa aa pyaar teraa
tujhe meri ee chaah mili
naye naye sapnon ki
hamein nayee raah mili
naye naye ae sapnon ki
hamein nayee ee raah mili

ek armaan hamaaraa aa
 
pyaar kaa dard hai
meethaa meethaa
pyaaraa pyaaraa
meethaa meethaa aa
pyaaraa pyaaraa
ye haseen dard hi
do dilon kaa hai sahaaraa
do dilon kaa aa hai sahaaraa

roz hamein mil ke bhi
milne ki aas rahey
roz hamein ae mil ke bhi
milne ki ee aas rahey
roz mitey pyaas koyee
aur koyee pyaas rahe
roz mitey ae pyaas koyee
aur koyee ee pyaas rahe

dil diwaaanaa pukaaraa aa

pyaar kaa dard hai
meethaa meethaa
pyaara pyaara
haan meethaa aa meethaa
pyaara pyaara
ye haseen dard hi
do dilon kaa hai sahaaraa
do dilon kaa aa hai sahaaraa

pyaar kaa dard hai
meethaa meethaa
pyaara pyaara
haan meethaa aa meethaa
pyaara pyaara
ye haseen dard hi
do dilon kaa hai sahaaraa
do dilon kaa aa hai sahaaraa

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Aavinash Scrapwala)
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प्यार का दर्द है
प्यार का आ दर्द है
मीठा मीठा
प्यारा प्यारा
मीठा मीठा॰॰आ
प्यारा प्यारा

ये हसीं दर्द ही
ये हसीं दर्द ही
दो दिलों का है सहारा
दो दिलों का आ है सहारा

थोडा थोडा
चैन भी है
थोड़ीथोड़ी बेकरारी
थोडा थोडा॰॰आ चैन भी है
थोड़ी थोड़ी॰॰ई बेकरारी
और भी हो प्यार जवाँ
आरज़ू है ये हमारी
और भी हो ओ प्यार जवाँ
आरज़ू है ए ये हमारी

ये मिलन हो दुबारा॰॰आ

प्यार का दर्द है
प्यार का दर्द है
मीठा मीठा॰॰आ
प्यारा प्यारा
ये हसीं दर्द ही
दो दिलों का है सहारा
दो दिलों का॰॰आ है सहारा

मुझे मिला प्यार तेरा
तुझे मेरी चाह मिली
मुझे मिला॰॰आ प्यार तेरा
तुझे मेरी॰॰ई चाह मिली
नये नये सपनों कि
हमें नयी राह मिली
नये नये॰॰ए सपनों कि
हमें नयी॰॰ई राह मिली

एक अरमान हमारा॰॰आ

प्यार का दर्द है
प्यार का दर्द है
मीठा मीठा
प्याराप्यारा
मीठामीठा आ
प्यारा प्यारा
ये हसीं दर्द ही
ये हसीं दर्द ही
दो दिलों का है सहारा
दो दिलों का है सहारा

रोज़ हमें मिलके भी
मिलने कि आस रहे
रोज़ हमें॰॰ए मिलके भी
मिलने कि॰॰ई आस रहे
रोज़ मिटे प्यास कोई
और कोई प्यास रहे
रोज़ मिटे॰॰ए प्यास कोई
और कोई॰॰ई प्यास रहे
दिल दीवाना पुकारा॰॰आ

प्यार का दर्द है
मीठा मीठा
प्यारा प्यारा
हाँ मीठा मीठा॰॰आ
प्यारा प्यारा
ये हसीं दर्द ही
दो दिलों का है सहारा
दो दिलों का है सहारा

प्यार का दर्द है
मीठा मीठा
प्यारा प्यारा
ये हसीं दर्द ही
ये हसीं दर्द ही
दो दिलों का है सहारा
दो दिलों का है सहारा


This article is written by Raja, 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 sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Blog Day : 3652 Post No. : 14505

Today is the death anniversary of one of India’s biggest superstars, Rajesh Khanna, affectionately referred to as Kaka. He passed away on the 18th of July 2012. I remember being shocked to hear of his death – and even wrote an emotional post on my blog on the occasion. Although I did know that he had been suffering from cancer, the news hit me hard. Today, it is already 6 years since his death. How time flies!

Maybe it’s a reflection of the person he was, but it seems to me that any conversation about Kaka invariably goes beyond his films, and delves into his personal life and relationships. His, admittedly none too positive, image seems to take over – at the cost of discussion about his films. This is unfortunate – but, to some extent, Kaka probably brought this on himself.

We all know he let success go to his head – and paid a heavy price for it. Like I’ve said before, maybe that was one of his roles here on this earth. To NOT be a role model, to be someone that can be held up as an example by parents to children of how NOT to let success get to your head. Anyway, later in life, Kaka did admit to the mistakes he’d made – and, on this Remembrance Day, I think I’d like to not talk about his mistakes. I’ve discussed them at length in previous posts – I don’t want to repeat myself.

Today, as I remember him, all I want to do is to thank him for the performances he gave me when I was just a young boy, growing up in the late 60s / early 70s. I’m going to pause just a bit here to remember those performances.

There were many – his filmography of that period and his success rate would put any other actor in the shade. Not even the big 3 (Dilip, Raj Kapoor and Dev Anand) who came before him could deliver that many hits in that short a time frame. Or the biggie who followed right after. But personally I couldn’t care less about the box-office success of those films. I was just a young boy – what did I know about the box-office? All I knew was, there was this “hero” on screen who, through his smile, or tilt of the head, or “guru” kurta, or dialogue delivery had me mesmerized in film after film, singing one blissful song after another (at that time I didn’t know about playback).

I didn’t always understand the storyline, or even all the dialogues, but everytime he would be romancing  the heroine, whether it was Sharmila or Mumtaz or Tanuja or Hema or another, it felt like all was just perfect with the world. It wasn’t as if other heroes didn’t have romantic scenes with the heroines, but somehow it seemed different in Kaka films. Later, when I thought about this, I felt it was possibly because romance was usually intrinsic to Kaka films. It formed part of the main plot itself. Whereas for others, it was an important element no doubt, but the storyline often had a crime-related plot – like smuggling.  Note that wherever romance IS the plot, the film seems very Kaka-like. For example, ‘Aa Gale Lag Ja’ (1973) could very well have been a Kaka film, though it had Shashi Kapoor in the main lead.

Of course, it was not always a happy ending. Kaka would often die in the film, breaking my heart.  This only made the film a bigger hit, so storylines were devised accordingly.

I thoroughly enjoyed those films – have fond memories of ‘Aradhana’, ‘Aan Milo Sajna’, ‘Kati Patang’, ‘Dushman’, ‘Apna Desh’, ‘Haathi Mere Saathi’, ‘Mere Jeevan Saathi’, and so many others. Whether it was “Mere Sapnon Ki Rani”, “Yahaan Wahaan Saare”, “Ye Shaam Mastaani”, “Waada Tera Waada”, “Rona Kabhi Nahin Rona”, “Dilbar Jaani”, “O Mere Dil Ke Chain” or any of his numerous hits of the time, I knew them all by heart – all stanzas. We’d often sing these songs amongst friends.

At that time I had no idea about Kaka beyond his screen presence. Ignorance was truly bliss.

Then things began changing.

Suddenly he didn’t seem to have the same magic anymore. I tend to associate this with his “long hair” phase but, to be fair to him, that was just the fashion of the time. Hamming seemed to have set in – even the films seemed to lack that romantic feel about them. The last couple of movies I remember of that era that I saw, and could accept, were ‘Aap Ki Kasam’ (1974) and ‘Prem Kahaani’ (1975).

Mehbooba (1976) was probably the first big shock for me. It was highly hyped at the time – what with the two biggest names, Kaka and Hema, as the lead actors. Not to mention RD Burman’s music. I remember the film being a big flop. Later I read that the decline started even earlier but for me, at that age, Mehbooba was the marker.

That was a terrible period for him. Flop after flop. I clearly remember ‘Bundalbaaz’, ‘Chalta Purza’, ‘Aashiq Hoon Baharon Ka’, even BR Chopra’s ‘Karm’ (another much-awaited film) – all failed. But there were more.

Oh, one thing. I said I didn’t know about box-office but there was one indicator for me. I used to travel by school bus to school, 30 km away. En-route there was a film theatre. From the bus, we could see which film was running. That gave us a pretty good idea of hit or flop. I remember ‘Yaadon Ki Baaraat’ running for many weeks, whereas ‘Bundalbaaz’ and ‘Chalta Purza’ just came and went.

After watching ‘Aashiq Hoon Baharon Ka’, I really couldn’t take it anymore. What had happened to my “Ye Shaam Mastaani” Rajesh Khanna? How had he morphed into this “I am in love, you are in love, he is in love, she is in love” Rajesh Khanna? I stopped seeing his movies. I couldn’t bear to.

Later, in the mid-80s, I did watch a few – but only because they were on Doordarshan. ‘Thodisi Bewafai’ (1980), ‘Avtaar’ (1983) and ‘Aakhir Kyon’ (1985). I quite liked them. But only these.

For the next 25 years, I stayed away from Kaka films that I had not watched. Sure, I watched the old ones to relive their magic. But none of his post-1977 films. Only a few years ago, I mustered the courage to watch this category. I think it had to do with his death. Maybe I felt I was doing him grave injustice by avoiding these films. After all, he must have worked just as hard in them, as in his early films. So why not at least give them a shot? For Kaka’s sake.

I started with the more successful ones – at least those with popular songs. Like ‘Agar Tum Na Hote’ (1983), ‘Kudrat’ (1981), ‘Rajput’ (1982). I kept my expectations very low. I quite liked all these films. And I was quite impressed by Kaka too. I don’t recall seeing much of the hamming  that I had dreaded. Sure they were very different from his early 1970s films – but that’s to be expected.

Recently I got into the mood again – and did a Kaka binge. I watched ‘Amrit’ (1986), ‘Dhanwaan’ (1981), ‘Dard’ (1981), ‘Aanchal’ (1980), ‘Janta Hawaldar’ (1979) and ‘Amar Deep’ (1979), all within the last month. As usual, keeping expectations low. I liked some more than the others, of course. But what I realized is each of their story lines is very different from the rest. That also made me realize that Kaka’s movies often had that – different story lines. This, at a time in the late 70s or in the 80s, when usually you had formulaic dhishum-dhishum films, either as multi-starrers, or hero taking revenge on the villain.

I now plan to watch more Kaka films of the period. Even if they’re not good, that’s ok. I keep my expectations low – and I’m watching them for Kaka. His looks aren’t what they were in the early 1970s – but that only seems to make him all the more real for me. And, worst case, the film will probably have a reasonable story line.

Moving on to today’s song.

Now having watched all these Kaka films recently, and most of them not being much represented on the blog, I was somewhat spoilt for choice today. I could have picked at least half a dozen Kaka songs from these films alone – and I do plan to write up more from these films. But for today, I’ve chosen “Paise Ka Kaajal” from ‘Aanchal’ (1980).

Firstly, this song comes in the category of “ye gaana IS film mein hai?” for me. I’d heard it all those years ago but didn’t know which film it was from. Secondly, ‘Aanchal’ is not represented yet on the blog, so it makes its debut today. Thirdly, it is a song & dance – and I quite like song & dance. 🙂 What I particularly liked about this one, apart from the song itself, is Kaka’s style. Not that he was a great dancer, but his style here reminded me of the Kaka of the early 1970s, when he’d dance similarly opposite heroines of the time. 🙂

The film stars Kaka, Rekha, Raakhee, Amol Palekar and Prem Chopra. It’s a village-based story, where Kaka and Amol Palekar are brothers, with Raakhee married to Amol Palekar. Since Kaka is her husband’s younger brother, Raakhee treats him with great affection. Kaka too has highest regard for his bhabhi. Prem Chopra, who has a score to settle with Amol Palekar, plays mischief, creating misunderstanding in his mind about the relationship between Raakhee and Kaka. Also, doing the same to Rekha, who is in love with Kaka.

To be honest, the film picks up only in the second half – the first half is rather slow. But maybe it is a build-up to show the relationships between the characters. I was rather keen for the film to get on with the plot. 🙂

In any case, do listen to this fairly catchy tune composed by RD Burman.  Lyrics are by Majrooh Sultanpuri. The song is sung by Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle. As usual, the lyrics have been provided to me by Avinash ji. He is always very helpful in this respect, sending me lyrics for any post I plan to write.

Not only this, he is a huge Kaka fan – a much bigger fan than I am. Avinash ji did tell me that he might not be able to write a post for Kaka on this occasion. So this is our joint tribute to Kaka, as we remember him fondly today.

Kaka, hope you are at peace, wherever you are. And thanks for all the memories.

Video

Audio

Song – Paise Ka Kaajal Daike Na Lo Hamri Jaan (Aanchal) (1980) Singer – Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD – RD Burman
Chorus

Lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

paise ka kaajal
daike na lo hamri jaan
paise ka kaajal
daike na lo hamri jaan
laakhon ki hai hamri jaan babuaa
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa aa aa aa aa

o o o o
nainaa hai chanchal
kaise na maarenge baan
nainaa hai chanchal
kaise na maarenge baan
ho
ham ho gaye hain jawaan babuaa
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa aa aa aa aa

mele mein bhi ham akele hain
tum hamre sang aao naa
sang aao naa
are phir jaate jaate ye chhalla
nishaani mein de jaao naa
are de jaao naa
aa ha
chhalla mera naa mehanga pade
loot jaaoge khade hi khade
ho
bachaaye tumhe raam
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa 

o o o o o o o o o o o
nainaa hai chanchal
kaise na maarenge baan
ho
ham ho gaye hai jawaan babuaa
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa aa aa aa aa aa aa

jeewan se jaaoge sainyyaan
jo hamse nazar mil gayee
nazar mil gayee
ho kitni dafaa hamre kaaran
yahin pe chhuri chal gayee
chhuri chal gayee
are hum dilwaale bhi dikhlayenge
dekh lena tumko le jaayenge
bachaaye tumhe raam
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa aa
o o o o
paise ka kaajal
daike naa lo hamri jaan
laakhon ki hai hamri jaan babuaa
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa aa aa aa aa

main jo is aanchal ko chhodun to
jag me rahaa kya mera
rahaa kya mera
are duniya ko maalum kya hai
jo tumse hai naata mera
hai naata mera
sab hai jhootha taraana tera
harjaaee kya hai thikaana tera
sikhaaye tumhe raam
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa 
o o o o o o o o o o o
nainaa hai chanchal
kaise na maarenge baan
ho
ham ho gaye hai jawaan babuaa
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa aa aa aa aa aa

paise ka kaajal
daike na lo hamri jaan
laakhon ki hai hamri jaan babuaa
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa aa aa aa aa aa

dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa 

dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa 

dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa 

dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa 

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
———————————————————————————

पैसे का काजल
दैके ना लो हमरी जान
पैसे का काजल
दैके ना लो हमरी जान
लाखों कि है हमरी जान बबुआ
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी ना आ आ आ आ
ओ ओ ओ ओ
नैना है चंचल
कैसे ना मारेंगे बाण
नैना है चंचल
कैसे ना मारेंगे बाण
हो
हम हो गए है जवान बबुआ
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी ना आ आ आ आ

मेले में भी हम अकेले है
तुम हमरे संग आओ ना
संग आओ ना
अरे फिर जाते जाते ये छल्ला
निशानी में दे जाओ ना
अरे दे जाओ ना
आ हा
छल्ला मेरा ना महंगा पड़े
लूट जाओगे खड़े ही खड़े
हो
बचाए तुम्हे राम

धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी ना

ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ
नैना है चंचल
कैसे ना मारेंगे बाण
हो
हम हो गए है जवान बबुआ
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी ना आ आ आ आ आ आ

जीवन से जाओगे सैंय्या
जो हमसे नज़र मिल गयी

नज़र मिल गयी
हो कितनी दफा हमरे कारण
यही पे छुरी चल गयी

छुरी चल गयी
अरे हम दिलवाले भी दिखलायेंगे
देख लेना तुम्हे जायेंगे
बचाए तुम्हरे राम
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी

ओ ओ ओ
पैसे का काजल
दैके ना लो हमरी जान
लाखों कि है हमरी जान बबुआ
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी ना आ आ आ आ

मैं जो इस आँचल को छोडूं तो
जग में रहा क्या मेरा
रहा क्या मेरा
अरे दुनिया को मालुम क्या है
जो तुमसे है नाता मेरा
है नाता मेरा
सब है झूठा तराना तेरा
हरजाई क्या है ठिकाना तेरा
सिखाये तुम्हे राम

धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी ना

ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ
नैना है चंचल
कैसे ना मारेंगे बाण

हो
हम हो गए है जवान बबुआ
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी ना आ आ आ आ आ

पैसे का काजल
दैके ना लो हमरी जान
लाखों कि है हमरी जान बबुआ
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी ना आ आ आ आ आ
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी ना

धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी ना

 


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