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This article is written by Peevesie’s Mom, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in 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.

Hullo to all in Atuldom

On this blog, Atul has a page for birthdays of various Hindi film artistes. He has meticulously kept track of these dates and makes it a point, as much as possible, to post a song honouring the artiste on the concerned date. That is like a doctor treating his patients.

And, just like a doctor having his own turn at being unwell, today it is Atul’s turn to have his own birthday celebrated, instead of celebrating others. And it is our turn to do the celebration!

This is what our own Rajaji had written last year on this date that happens to be our very own Karta Dharta’s birthdate.

Taking a risk of being labelled a repeater or a copy-cat I must reiterate what has been said before, at various places, on this blog… “I shudder whenever I think as to how Atul ji has managed all these years without an iota of exhaustion in pursuing the ‘Project ASAD’.” This was Sadanandji’s comment on Rajaji’s post last year. I also have thoughts similar to Sadanandji. 😊

Guruji/ Arunji- our very own encyclopaedia came up with a superb poem on Atulji and without his permission I am reproducing it here (hope he doesn’t mind)

suno ji suno,
yeh hai mera pyara
subka dil lubhanewala,
Ganewala, Ranchiwala……..1

ye koi khel nahi hai
itna aasan nahi hai
yadein taaza karnewala
Gaanewala, Ranchwala…….2

duniya isko dekh rahi hai
gaane sunke khoj rahi hai
hai bhala kaun ye dilwala
Gaanewala, Ranchiwala……3

iske pyar mein doobi duniya
isko chaahe saari duniya
kahan hai pyaare geetonwala
Gaanewala, Ranchiwala…..4

geeton ki iss yatra mein
hum sab hai iske saathi
sub ko saath lenewala
Gaanewala, Ranchiwala…..5

nayak ho to aisa dilwala
khushiyan apni baatnewala
har yaatri ko chahnewala
Gaanewala, Ranchiwala…..6

sab ke dil mein ek hi naara
neta ho to aisa pyaraa
Atul ji jaisa bade dilwala
Gaanewala, Ranchiwala…..7

Though I am not as fortunate as our Rajaji to know Atulji from time immemorial I am lucky enough to have spoken to him over this last 4-5 years and have some knowledge about him through his own writings on the blog… his dedication to the blog, his pets and family. I like the way he talks about his pets and the way they wake him early so that they also get time with him before he leaves for work or sits down to write posts for us. He has never complained (like I have on many occasions) about the lack of electricity or internet connections. He has gone beyond his own target of posting a set number of songs and today he himself has 10091 posts and has been magnanimous in allowing we hijackers some of our own posts too.

So, repeating everything I said last year – May God give Atulji health, peace of mind, lots of time and good infrastructural support in the form of unending internet and electrical connections. And we will not mind him being absent from the blog when his family is around as they are more entitled to his time. And hope he doesn’t mind us pestering him with our farmaishes. Here is hoping he gives us many opportunities to celebrate and we will keep presenting him with lovely songs.

Since ours is a primarily a blog fed by Bollywood here is a song which celebrates the various awards functions that happen every year. It is a party song from “Om Shanti Om” (2007). It is written by Javed Akhtar and has music by Vishal (Dadlani) and Shekhar (Ravjiani). The movie was co-written and directed by Farha Khan. The uniqueness of the movie is that more than 42 well known movie stars appear in the course of the movie. Today’s song itself has about 30 stars – Rani Mukherjee, Zayed Khan, Vidya Balan, Jeetendra, Tushar Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Shilpa Shetty, Dharamendra, Shabana Azmi, Urmilla Matondkar, Karisma Kapoor, Arbaaz Khan, Malaika Arora, Dino Morea, Amrita Arora, Juhi Chawla, Aftab Shivdasani, Tabu,Govinda, Mithun Chakravarty, Kajol, Bobby Deol, Preity Zinta, Rekha, Riteish Deshmukh, Salman Khan,Saif Ali Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Lara Dutta, Suneil Shetty, with Arjun Rampal- a character in the film- making an appearance towards the end of the song. And of course, there is Shahrukh Khan in the film present in every frame of the song. Udit Narayan, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shreya Ghoshal, Shaan, Rahul Saxena are the playback singers. I hope this is a good party song for the occasion. It stands for all the Deewangi that this blog has generated among its followers.

Wish you a very Happy Birthday Atulji.

Song – Dekho Dekho Hai Shaam Badi Deewaani (Om Shanti Om) (2007) Singers – Udit Narayan, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shreya Ghoshal, Shaan, Rahul Saxena , Lyrics – Javed Akhtar, MD – Vishal – Shekhar

Lyrics

dekho
dekho
hai shaam badi deewani
dheere
dheere
ban jaaye na koi kahaani

dekho
dekho
hai shaam badi deewani
dheere
dheere
ban jaaye na koi kahaani

dilbar hai
dilkash hai
dildaar nazare hain 

aaj zameen per utre kitne sitaare hai
ad lo hosh nami daanam
hum hain dil hai aur jaanam
bas deewangi deewangi deewangi hai
na koi rehzan na rehbar
yeh ilzaam lage kis per
bas deewangi deewangi deewangi hai
all hot gals put ur hands up and say
om shanti om

all cool boys com’on make some noise n say
om shanti om

shaam ghazab ki
hungama khez hai

is ka nasha hi
gehra hai tez hai

shaam ghazab ki
hungama khez hai

is ka nasha hi
gehra hai tez hai

zulf khuli hai
resham resham

saans ghuli hai madham madham
yeh to ishaare hain
ad lo hosh nami daanam
hum hain dil hai aur jaanam
bas deewangi deewangi deewangi hai
na koi rehzan na rehbar
yeh ilzaam lage kis per
bas deewangi deewangi deewangi hai
all hot gals put ur hands up
and say
om shanti om

all cool boys com’on make some noise n say
om shanti om

all hot gals put ur hands up and say
om shanti om

all cool boys com’on make some noise n say
om shanti om

kehne ko waise to
saara sukoon hai

phir bhi yeh dil hai ke
is ko junoon hai

kehne ko waise to
sara sukoon hai

phir bhi yeh dil hai ke
is ko junoon hai

palkon palkon
khwaab sajaa de

isko usko
sab ko bataa de

raaz jo saare hain
ad lo hosh nami daanam
hum hain dil hai aur jaanam
bas deewangi deewangi deewangi hai
na koi rehzan na rehbar
yeh ilzaam lage kis per
bas deewangi deewangi deewangi hai

all hot gals put ur hands up and say
om shanti om

all cool boys com’on make some noise n say
om shanti om
all hot gals put ur hands up and say
om shanti om

all cool boys com’on make some noise n say
om shanti om
all hot gals put ur hands up and say
om shanti om

all cool boys com’on make some noise n say
om shanti om
all hot gals put ur hands up and say
om shanti om

all cool boys com’on make some noise n say
om shanti om

 

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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 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.

Missing Films of 1960s – 32
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At the beginning of this month, June 1st, I had a personal reminder to myself – passing away anniversary of Khwaja Ahmed Abbas. I was wanting to do a brief remembrance post. Other “things” intervened and the day came and went. Then, it so happened that on the 15th June, there was a set of reminders and requests for the birth centenary celebrations of Sajjaad Husain. Not many “things” intervened that day, and I was able to locate a rare recording of a song from film ‘Dharam’ (1945), as yet unposted, and was able to post the remembrance article in good time. You may remember the title line of that song “Chali Pawan Purvaai, Chali Pawan”.

Allow me to come to the connection between these seemingly unconnected events and songs. On YouTube, I have a subscriber friend, who is very stridently focused on the Hindi film music from the decade of 1960s. After following my uploads on YouTube for some time, she now frequently sends ‘farmaish’ messages to post rare songs from 1960s. Most of the time it is just this line – “please post unavailable songs of films from 1960s”. Whenever I post an unavailable song from 1960s, she is quite profuse in her appreciation and thanks. Whenever I post a song that might be a repeat on account of quality or completeness of the song, there is a terse comment from her – “Already available. Pls post unheard, unavailable songs”. Whenever I post any song which is not from the decade of 1960s, she invariably comments something to the effect that –  “Ok, so this is a good song”, and then adds the more important reminder – “please post songs from 1960s”. I am gratified at the persistence of her requests of her choice of songs. 🙂

So on 15th, when I posted the Sajjaad Husain song “Chali Pawan Purvaai, Chali Pawan”, as expected, her response was almost immediate. “Good song”, was all she said for the upload, and added, “pl upload rare & unavailable songs from sixties.” This was followed almost immediately by another comment – “Pl try to locate song chali hawa purvai from Hamara Ghar (1964).”

Now, she generally does not put in a request for a specific song, this is probably the first time that she has. Earlier, the reminders are for songs from sixties, and occasionally a movie name – whether I have any songs from that particular film. On seeing her comment, I just checked some, and was able to locate this song in my collection. The film name ‘Hamaara Ghar’ seemed familiar, so I checked our blog, and found that two songs of this film are already posted here. Then did a double take, and realized – the two songs posted are from a film of the same name from 1950. In fact there are no songs posted of this 1964 film. Checking on YouTube, what I find is that except for one song (“Saare Jahaan Se Achha. . .”), no other song of this film is available online.

And so I said to myself, here is an opportunity for a debut song for the day. 🙂

And immediately, as I started locating information about this song and film, I realized that this film is produced and directed by Khwaja Ahmed Abbas. The connection came full circle. The film is produced under Abbas Sb’s own banner of Naya Sansaar, Bombay. As I tried to locate more information, I came across this interesting anecdote.

“Shehar Aur Sapna”, the 1963 production by Abbas Sb, which focused on migrant population and housing problem in the city of Bomaby, had won the National Award for the Best Film of the year. Apparently, at the function where the award was given, the then prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, requested Abbas Sb for a film for children. It seems that Abbas Sb took on that request almost immediately, because the film ‘Hamaara Ghar’ was released in the very next year i.e. 1964. This year was also when Nehru ji passed away (on 27th May). I have not been able to locate the information about the release date of this film, and whether Nehru ji was able to see this film, that was produced by Abbas Sb at his request.

The star cast of this film includes Sonal Mehta, Yasmeen, Rekha Rao, Tanya Siraaj, Pasha Azeem, Deepak Prasad, Sunil Kaushik, Noel Moses, Jai Prakash Narula, Maruti, Narayan Devanpalli, Levi Aaron, Ghanshyam Rohera, Nana Palsikar, Surekha, Dilip Raj, Anwar Abbas, Meena Abbas, and Yunus Parvez. As one reads this list, one can make out that the first many names are likely child artists, who are the lead performers in this film. Incidentally, the name Sunil Kaushik is of the second son of JP Kaushik, the music director for this film. Also, if I am not mistaken, the name Pasha Azeem is of Abbas Sb’s son.

This social drama is a film on national integration, at the level of children. I am able to locate a poster of this film online. The poster, all in tones of light blue, depicts a row of thirteen children, boys and girls, standing in ankle deep waves on a beach, and the name of the film is written in the sky background, in all languages of India. The caption at the bottom says – “A Film For Children Of All Ages”. Abbas Sb in his element of social responsibility, as always.

The film has six songs, five of them are penned by Ali Sardar Jafri. The sixth is the song “Saare Jahaan Se Achha. . .” written by the legendary Iqbal. Music is by Jag Phool Kaushik, the music director who started his film career with Abbas Sb for his 1963 film ‘Shehar Aur Sapna’. On the blog “Beete Huye Din” by Shishir Krishna Sharma, I am able to locate a detailed write up on this music director. An interesting trivia to note is that Anil Biswas was the resident music director for all films of Abbas Sb, before 1963. In fact, at the first instance, when JP Kaushik went to meet Abbas Sb with a reference, seeking work as a music director, he was told that Anil Biswas had already started to work on this particular film. Later, I assume that as Anil Da moved to New Delhi, likely during the production time of this film, the work for music direction was given to JP Kaushik. As I read in this blog, two songs for this film were already recorded by Anil Da, but later both of them were not used in the film. It would be interesting to track down the whereabouts of these songs, which I would like to designate as rarities, on account of circumstances.

The Geet Kosh lists only the name Vijaya Majumdar as the singer in this song accompanied by chorus. However, as we listen to this song, we are able to make out at least three more unidentified voices – a male voice, a female voice and a child’s voice, who get to render two or three lines each in between. Listening to the song, it seems like a children’s group song. The words are lot of fun, but also carry deeper meanings. And the music and rendering sequence of different voices and chorus, make it a delightful song to hear. The music is so minimal. Seems that this song is picturized on the beach location which is depicted in the poster of the film. I refer to the lines

daud ke neeli neeli lehren
paaon hamaare choomen

Once again, a wonderful memory from the radio listening days, which I have been prompted to dig out and showcase, based on the request of my friend on the YouTube. I am very sure you are going to like this song very much.

Song – Chale Hawa Purvaai (Hamaara Ghar) (1964) Singer – Vijaya Majumdar, Lyrics – Ali Sardar Jafri, MD – JP Kaushik
Unidentified Male Voice
Unidentified Female Voice
Unidenfied Child Voice
Chorus

Lyrics

. . . chale hawa purvaai

chale hawa purvaai
usha jagmag aayi
aayi aayi
chale hawa purvaai
chale hawa purvaai
usha jagmag aayi
aayi aayi
chale hawa purvaai

daali daali chidiyaan chehken
bhaunre saaz bajaayen
nanhi nanhi kaliyan mehken
rang roop dikhlaayen
o ho rang roop dikhlaayen
yoon aankhen jhapkaayen
jaise hamen bulaayen
bulaayen bulaayen
chale hawa purvaai

chale hawa purvaai
(aaa aaa aaa aaa aaa)
o ho chale hawa purvaai
(aaa aaa aaa aaa aaa)

daud ke neeli neeli lehren
paaon hamaare choomen
paaon hamaale choomen
pyaar kare pedon se chhaaya
sar par baadal jhoomen
jhoomen jhoomen
sar par baadal jhoomen
chaahe jahaan hum ghoomen
ha ha ha ha ha
dhoom machaayen jhoomen
jhoomen
jhoomen
lalla lalla la la la
chale hawa purvaai

chale hawa purvaai
(aaa aaa aaa aaa aaa)
o ho chale hawa purvaai
(aaa aaa aaa aaa aaa)

titli rani ke pankhon par
cham cham chamke sona
sona
cham cham chamke sona
roshn bahut hai bhara hai un ke
mann ka kona kona
kabhi niraash na hona
haan ji
kabhi niraash na hona
duniya khel khilona
khilona khilona
chale hawa purvaai

chale hawa purvaai
(aaa aaa aaa aaa aaa)
o ho chale hawa purvaai
(aaa aaa aaa aaa aaa)
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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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॰ ॰ ॰ चले हवा पुरवाई

चले हवा पुरवाई
उषा जगमग जगमग
आई आई
चले हवा पुरवाई
चले हवा पुरवाई
उषा जगमग जगमग
आई आई
चले हवा पुरवाई

डाली डाली चिड़ियाँ चहकें
भौंरे साज़ बजाएँ
नन्ही नन्ही कलियाँ महकें
रंग रूप दिखलाएं
ओ हो रंग रूप दिखलाएं
यूं आँखें झपकाएं
जैसे हमें बुलाएँ
बुलाएँ बुलाएँ
चले हवा पुरवाई

चले हवा पुरवाई
(आ आ आ आ आ)
ओ हो चले हवा पुरवाई
(आ आ आ आ आ)

दौड़ के नीली नीली लहरें
पाँव हमारे चूमें
पाँव हमाले चूमें
प्यार करे पेड़ों से छाया
सर पर बादल झूमें
झूमें झूमें
सर पर बादल झूमें
चाहे जहां हम घूमें
हा हा हा हा हा
धूम मचाएँ झूमें
झूमें झूमें
लल्ल लल्ल ला ला ला
चले हवा पुरवाई

चले हवा पुरवाई
(आ आ आ आ आ)
ओ हो चले हवा पुरवाई
(आ आ आ आ आ)

तितली रानी के पंखों पर
चम चम चमके सोना
सोना
चम चम चमके सोना
रोश्न बहुत है भरा है उनके
मन का कोना कोना
कभी निराश ना होना
हाँ जी
कभी निराश ना होना
दुनिया खेल खिलौना
खिलौना खिलौना
चले हवा पुरवाई

चले हवा पुरवाई
(आ आ आ आ आ)
ओ हो चले हवा पुरवाई
(आ आ आ आ आ)


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 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 my turn today to celebrate a ‘Yippeee’.  I am not sure if I have specifically announced a ‘Yippeee’ in any of my earlier posts. Possibly that could have been before the term ‘Yippeee’ was coined. Today we announce the completion of posting of all songs of the 1956 film ‘Makheechoos’. The important thing for me is that the music is by that unsung genius Vinod.
Read more on this topic…


“Luteraa” (1965) is a B grade movie starring Dara Singh.Of course, Laxmikant Pyarelal, the upcoming music directors, who were signed up to compose music for this movie maintained that Dara Singh movies used to be big banner movies and calling them B grade is unfair. Power to you- Laxmikant Pyarelal. There are definitely many of us now who love these so called B grade movies. They not only had different story lines vis a vis the A grade movies, they also allowed many bit actors the opportunity to showcase their talent. It is these B grade movies that gave us Mumtaz,Sanjeev Kumar, Feroz Khan, to name a few. And it is such movies that gave longer (and often significant) roles to people like Helen, Bela Bose etc. And the music of such movies was almost always A grade.
Read more on this topic…


“Kaala Sonaa” (1975) to my mind is inspired from “Westerns”. In this movie, Feroz Khan plays Clint Eastwood. Unlike Clint Eastwood, who would barely speak, our desi tough guy would not be averse to multi task. He would find time to romance, sing and dance, in addition to performing his day job of seeking revenge for the murder of his father.
Read more on this topic…


“Dhool Ka Phool” (1959) is a movie that had Ashok Kumar, Rajendra Kumar, Mala Sinha and Nanda in lead roles. The movie had some nice songs in it. I have already discussed four songs from this movie.
Read more on this topic…


This review is written by Greta (Memsaab), a regular visitor of this blog and a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movies and its music

This song is not your regular boy meeting the girl and running around the trees song. That stage is over, at least as far as Rajendranath and Madhavi are concerned. Yes, they have got married and this song takes place on the occasion of their wedding reception.
Read more on this topic…


“Dholak” (1950) was a movie that is not remembered much, but I have discovered that this movie was one of the biggest musical blockbuster movies of all times.
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