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4920 Post No. : 16749

Hullo Atuldom

It is winter and the temperatures in Bangalore and adjoining regions have taken a dip. I am sure North India will be much colder, I don’t know what is the experience of those in western and eastern India. But then, winter is the feature for the entire Northern hemisphere at this time of the year.

We have categories on the blog, that songs are tagged under. The Category “Rain” and “Saawan” have around 86 and 109 posts/ songs respectively. “Saawan” is used to talk of rains and is also the month in the Hindu calendar, when the Indian sub-continent experiences heavy monsoon rains.

In sharp contrast we have only 2 posts for “Summer” category and 5 for the “Snowy Mountain” category. No separate category for winter, cold winds etc. Does that mean that there are no songs in Hindi films that are filmed in winter, when the cold winds blow etc.? No. I recall songs from “Junglee”, “Kasmir Ki Kali”, “Aap Ki Kasam” and hundreds of other films that have ever-so-popular songs that were filmed on the snowy slopes of the many hill-stations that the Himalayan range offers. But when songs from these movies were being posted on the blog, in the infancy stages of the blog i.e., Atulji may not have thought of this particular category; if he had, then this category would have had lots of songs. Today’s song will fit the bill for “Snowy Mountain”.

This song is from the 1992 release, Mani Ratnam directed and K. Balachander produced “Roja”. It had a cast of Pankaj Kapur, Madhoo (billed as Madhubala), Arvind Swamy, and a whole lot of South Indian actors. This is because “Roja” was made in Tamil and later its dubbed versions were released in other languages. The movie had some melodious songs that were written by Vairamuthu (in the Tamil original) and P.K.Mishra (for the Hindi dubbed version). The playback singers used (in Hindi) were Hariharan, Minmini, Sujatha Mohan, Shweta Rao, Baba Sehgal, S.P. Balasubramaniam, KS Chitra. The music director was A R Rehman.

“Roja” was the story of a gritty- young lady. The lady, Roja (Madhoo) is married to a man who was selected as a prospective groom for her older sister. But the to-be-groom (Rishi) takes a liking for Roja. She agrees to the marriage after getting to know that her older sister is happy that she was rejected (she had her heart set on marrying another guy). Roja settles in her husband’s (Arvind Swamy) home when she gets to know that he has been selected to go on deputation to Jammu-Kashmir for helping the army communication center with military intelligence. The young couple find themselves in alien yet beautiful land. Roja’s life turns upside-down when her husband is abducted by Kashmiri terrorists demanding the release of a leader of their’s in exchange. The movie shows how Roja runs from pillar-to-post to get assistance in rescuing her husband, specially when she has a language problem too- she can communicate only in Tamil. (This part got diluted in the Hindi-dubbed version though).

The song with this post happens when the young couple- Roja and Rishi- are exploring the snow clad Baramulla, and honeymooning. It is in the voices of SPB sir and K S Chitra.
The Tamil version of the song was sung by Sujatha Mohan and Unni Menon.

With this post we are wishing the music director, singer, Oscar-award winner A R Rehman on turning a year older today. In addition to the Oscars he has a few Filmfare and National awards to his name. Plus the government of India has conferred the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan on Rehman. We wish him health and happiness and hope to have lots of great music from him.


Song-Ye haseen waadiyaan ye khula aasmaan (Roja)(1992) Singers-K S Chitra, S P Balasubrahmaniam, Lyrics-P K Mishra, MD-A R Rahman

Lyrics

yeh haseen waadiyaan
yeh khula aasmaan
aa gaye hum kahaan
ai mere saajna
in bahaaron mein dil ki kali khil gayi
mujhko tum jo miley
har khushi mil gayi
tere hontho pe hai husn ki bijliyaan
tere gaalon pe hai zulf ki badliyaan
tere baalon ki khushboo se mehke chaman
sangmarmar ke jaisa yeh tera badan

mere jaanejaan yeh hai teri chaandni
chhed do tum aaj koi pyaar ki raagini
yeh haseen waadiyaan
yeh khula aasmaan

aa gaye hum kahaan ae mere saajna

yeh bandhan hai pyaar ka
dekho toote na sajni

yeh janmon ka saath hai
dekho chhoote na sajna
tere aanchal ki chhaanv ke taley
meri manzil mujhe mil gayi

teri palkon ki chhaanv ke taley
mohabbat mujhe mil gayi
yeh haseen vaadiyaan
yeh khula aasmaan

aa gaye hum kahaan ae mere saajna
in bahaaron mein dil ki kali khil gayi
mujhko tum jo miley
har khushi mil gayi
yeh haseen waadiyaan
yeh khula aasmaan

aa gaye hum kahaan ae mere saajna

jee karta hai saajna
dil mein tumko bithha loon
aa masti ki raat mein
apna tumko bana loon

uthne lage hain toofaan kyon
mere seene mein ae sanam
tumhen chaahoonga dil o jaan se
meri jaane jaan teri kasam

yeh haseen waadiyaan yeh khula aasmaan
aa gaye hum kahaan
ai mere jaanejaan

in bahaaron mein dil ki kali khil gayi
mujhko tum jo miley
har khushi mil gayi

mere jaanejaan yeh hai teri chaandni
chhed do tum aaj koi pyaar ki raagini
yeh haseen waadiyaan
yeh khula aasmaan
aa gaye hum kahaan
ae mere saajna
yeh haseen waadiyaan
yeh khula aasmaan
aa gaye hum kahaan
ae mere saajna


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Hullo Atuldom

Time for a yearly roundup!!!! 2021 coming to a close. 2022 just a sunrise away. Hope we have different experiences in 2022, experiences that make us glad and bring a smile to our lips which stays the whole year.

I am sure Atulji or Sudhirji or one of the other blog-contributors, who have the patience to go through the statistics etc., will give us a table of how many new movies debuted on the blog in 2021, and other related info about which date saw how many posts etc. But the best that happened this year, IMO, is the series that Atulji undertook to enlist all the movies, music directors etc that Lata Mangeshkar was associated with in her looonnngg career.

On the way out of 2021 here is a song from the 1993 release “Shatranj”. A movie that I saw at the time of its release on cable TV, before the Satellite TV Tsunami hit us. It was produced by Arun S. Thakur, directed by Aziz Sejawal, had music by Anand Milind, and Sameer was the lyricist. S P Balasubramaniam, Abhijeet, Udit Narayan, Jolly Mukherjee, Kumar Sanu, Sudesh Bhonsle, Jayshree (popular as Bombay Jayshri in classical music circles), Poornima, Sadhana Sargam (i.e. all the good singers of the 90s) were used in the movie.

Kadar Khan was the dialogue writer of the movie which begins like “Chalti ka Naam Gaadi” (CKNG) which means we have three brothers -bachelors- who are reared by the eldest brother Dharamraj (Kadar Khan), the other two brothers being Dino and Dinky (Jackie and Mithun). The eldest brother has a problem with the female gender of the populace (like Ashok Kumar in CKNG), the other two don’t have any such issues and Renu & Radha (Divya Bharaati and Juhi Chawla) are their girl friends. Then there is a female called Rosie (Jamuna who appeared in a few films in the 80s and 90s, not much is known about her) who is shown to like the elder brother Dharamraj since childhood (Sarfaraz Khan, Kadar Khan’s own son played the younger Dharamraj). The reason for Dharamraj’s problem with females is shown as his step-mother who was nasty to him and his brothers as children.

The story has the necessary villain in the character of Prajapati (Kiran Kumar) the manager to the brothers’ father’s (Vikas Anand) business and also his killer. He is cheating the brothers’s step-mother and step-brother (Shakti Kapoor) and using their business as a front for his illegal activities (what else). The brothers have some misunderstandings with Dharamraj when Renu & Radha enter their lives, which get resolved; then the hard-feelings towards the step-family also is sorted out and the cause of all the problems in their lives (Prajapati) is brought to his logical end. And then “The End”.

Oh I forgot to mention a few more tributes that the movie paid to CKNG. CKNG had ‘Mohan Garage’ here the brothers have ‘Dharam Garage’. There was a ‘car’ in CKNG even this movie had a ‘car’ important to the story. CKNG begins with a song on the pet car, this one too begins with a song on the car. Additionally the brothers have a pet Monkey/ Chimpanzee. So let us have the movie debuting on the blog with the film-opening song that shows us the bonding between the brothers. This song is in the voices of SPB, Abhijeet and Udit Narayan.

There used to be a show called ‘Superhit Muqabla’ on Doordarshan Metro of those years (28 years back) which was on the lines of the legendary Binaca Geetmala. The show used to retire songs from the list of popular songs, which were complied based on vinyl records and cassette sales & and viewership of the show as such, after a 25 week run to make place for newer songs, very much like Binaca Geetmala. And songs of “Shatranj” (1993) were on this show for many weeks.

With this song we also say thank you to the entertainer Kadar Khan who left us today, in 2018, in Canada, where he was staying with his sons following his retirement from Bollywood. His last release was ‘Hogaya Dimaagh ka Dahi” in 2015 October (after a gap of seven years when ‘Mehbooba’ and ‘Deshdrohi’ released). He was a recipient of three Filmfare awards viz:

Best Dialogue for “Meri Awaz Suno” in 1982.

Best Comedian for “Baap Numbri Beta Dus Numbri” in 1991.

Best Dialogue (again) for “Angaar” in 1993.

He was conferred the Padma Shri, posthumously in 2019 by the Government of India.

He was 81 when he passed away.

Video


Audio

Song-Ek se bane do do se bane teen (Shatranj)(1993) Singers-S P Balasubrahmaniam, Abhijeet, Udit Narayan, Lyrics-Sameer, MD-Anand Milind

Lyrics

ek se bane do
do se bane teen
hum jidhar se guzrein
woh safar ho rangeen
ek se bane do
do se bane teen
hum jidhar se guzrein
woh safar ho rangeen
humsa koi hoga nahin
arre humsa koi hoga nahin
Londan ho chaahe ho cheen
tara rum pum pum pum
ek se bane do
do se bane teen
hum jidhar se guzrein
woh safar ho rangeen
ek se bane do
do se bane teen
hum jidhar se guzrein
woh safar ho rangeen

apni yeh gaadi hai
sabse agaadi hai
dekho ajooba hai yeh
apni yeh gaadi hai
sabse agaadi hai
dekho ajooba hai yeh
koi ye jaane na
isko pehchaane na
apni mehbooba hai yeh
hum jo bulaate hain
yeh daudi aati hai
hum jo bulaate hain
yeh daudi aati hai
jeevan ki raahon mein
khushiyan lutaati hai
aisi yahaan gaadi kahaan
sabse hai ye behtareen

chham chham
chham chham
chham chham
kaali saadi waali (chham chham)
ladki bholi bhali (chham chham)
aise na bal kha ke chal (chham chham)
gori gori baahen (chham chham)
qaatil teri adaayein (chham chham)
dil mera jaayen machal
ek se bane do
do se bane teen
hum jidhar se guzrein
woh safar ho rangeen
ek se bane do
do se bane teen
hum jidhar se guzrein
woh safar ho rangeen

uthhte hain sote hain
hanste hain rote hain
rehte hain hum saath saath
sapne sajaate hain
masti lutaate hain
chaahe ho din chaahe raat
hum ek dooje ka
daaman na chhodenge
mar jaayenge lekin rishta na todenge
hum jo miley
toh hai wahi
tasveer aisi haseen
tara rum pum pum pum
ek se bane do
do se bane teen
hum jidhar se guzrein
woh safar ho rangeen
ek se bane do
do se bane teen
hum jidhar se guzrein
woh safar ho rangeen
humsa koi hoga nahin
hey humsa koi hoga nahin
londan ho chaahe ho cheen
tara rum pum pum pum
ek se bane do
do se bane teen
hum jidhar se guzrein
woh safar ho rangeen
ek se bane do
do se bane teen
hum zidhar se guzrein
woh safar ho rangeen


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Most Indians today know that Tiger is the national animal of India. But that was not the case when India became independent. Asiatic Lion (found in Geer forest in Gujarat), was declared as India’s national animal in 1948 by PM Jawaharlal Nehru in 1948, mainly because of lobbying by Gujrat Natural History Society.

But the number of lions was very small, whereas Tigers were found in as many as 16 states of India. On 18 november 1972, exactly 49 years ago, Royal Bengal Tiger was chosen as India’s national animal.

It is to be kept in mind that tigers found all over India are of the same species viz Royal Bengal tiger (Tigris panthera). If someone thinks that Royal Bengal Tigers are only found in Bengal and Bangladesh, and tigers in other parts of India are of different species , then that is not the case. The name Royal Bengal Tiger itself is a misnomer. Some British Official had first seen this animal in an area now falling in Central India – present day MP, Chhatisgarh, Maharashtra region- in other words in Mowgli country of Rudyard Kipling) and named it as Royal Bengal Tiger, because that region then fell under Bengal Presidency. It is to be noted that Bengal Presidency covered a vast region of India those days. It covered entire North East India, Present Bangladesh, Bangal, Bihar , Jharkhand, Orissa, Eastern UP, MP, Chhatisgarh, etc. Like the case then, even today most population of Royal Bengal tigers is found in the same Mowgli land.

Both Lions and tigers were facing extinction during 1970s. There were only 1827 tigers left in India in 1972. To save tigers from extinction, a tiger conservation programme called Project Tiger was started in April 1973 by Government of India. 27 tiger sanctuaries were created under this project. Today, the number of tigers in India is estimated to be around 2500-3500.

Today Bengal has a tiger population of under 100. Same is the case for Bangladesh. In contrast, MP, and Karnataka have over 500 tigers each while Uttarakhand has 400 plus and Maharashtra 300 plus. Tamilnadu has 200 plus. Kerala, UP, Assam have 100 plus tigers each. Overall, as many as nine different Indian states have more Royal Bengal Tigers than are found in Sundarban area of Bengal and Bangladesh. So personally I would like to describe this animal as Royal Indian Tiger that enjoys a pan Indian presence.

The population of these tigers have reduced in Bangladesh and Bengal (sundarban area), whereas their population has increased in other parts of India. So, I can only laugh when Bangladesh stakes claims on this animal. Like India, they too have Royal Bengal Tiger as their national animal. On another note, lions are used as their their national symbols by England as well as Sri Lanka, though none of these countries today have any lions left in their jungles.

To mark today’s date as the date when Tiger’s became the national animal of India, I was looking for a song where Tiger finds a mention, even if symbolically. I think I have found a rocking and rollicking song for the occasion. This song is from “Appu Raja”(1990), which was a dubbed version of the Original Tamil movie Apoorva Sagodharargal (1989).

This movie (both original as well as Hindi dubbed version) were produced by Kamal Haasan and directed by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao for Raaj Kamal Films International, Madras. The film had Kamal Haasan, Jaishankar, Nagesh, Gautami, Rupini, Manorama, Srividya, Janagaraj, Moulee, Delhi Ganesh, Nassar etc in it.

The movie was dubbed but songs in Hindi version were specially recorded, duly translating the Tamil lyrics into Hindi.

Here is the first song from “Appu Raja”(1990) to appear in the blog. This fantastic danc song is sung by S P Balasubrahmaniam and chorus. Prem Dhawan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Ilayaraja. The picturisation shows wonderful dance performance by Kamal Hasan, Manorama (playin Kamal Hasan’s mother) and others.

On the occasion of adoption of Tiger as Indian national animal, here is a wondful dance song. I am told that this song has become a must play song at birthday parties in Maharashtra. This song is a fit song to dance, no doubt about that.

With this song, “Appu Raja”(1990) makes its debut in the blog.


Song-aaya hai raaja logon re logon(Appu Raaja)(1990) Singer-S P Balasubrahmaniam, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Ilayaraja

Lyrics

aaya hai raaja logon re logon
raaja ke sang sang jhoom lo jhoom lo
aaya hai raaja
logon re logon
raaja ke sang sang
jhoom lo jhoom lo
sheron ka hoon main sher yaaron
are koi na mujhsa daler pyaaron
shero ka hu mai hoon
sher yaaro
are koi na mujhsa
daler pyaaron
such such kahta main
dat ke rahta main
aaya hai raaja
logon re logon
raaja ke sang sang
jhoom lo jhoom lo
aaya hai raaja
logon re logon
raaja ke sang sang
jhoom lo jhoom lo

are dar kya hai dham dham dhamaadham dhamaake se naacho re
ho o
jab tak ye dam hai koi nahin gham hai
hoga jo hone do
yaaron aage bhi peechhe bhi mudke zara dekho
ho o
koi chupke se chhup chhup ke aake na maare tum ko yehan
aji vo hai shikaari to ham bhi khilaadi
haar na maanen
hoy hoy
pehalwaan vahalwan aayen jo saame
maar bhagaayen
hoy hoy
khilaadi kaun hai
raaja ho raaja
balwaan kaun hai
raaja aa
yoon chhupke nishaane karo kaahe
hey dhokhe mein raaja to na aaye
aaya hai raaja
logon re logon
raaja ke sang sang
jhoom lo jhoom lo
aaya hai raaja
logon re logon
raaja ke sang sang
jhoom lo jhoom lo

aji pyaar mein ban jaaya karte hain hum hi zara bhole ho o
par jab aa jaaye samne dushman to bach ke jaaye na
pyaara koi mila to usey dil se laga daala ho o
koi akde vakde to phir chhode na uski jaan
choro ke chor hain
veeron ke veer hain
aazma lo
hoye hoye
kaato to kaatenge
maaro to maarenge
baazi lagaa lo
hoye hoye
ustaad sab ka
raaja ho raaja
o daada sab ka
raaja
o jee bandook to hai khilauna re
hey dil waale darte na goli se
aaya hai raaja
logon re logon
o raaja ke sang sang
jhoom lo jhoom lo
aaya hai raaja
logon re logon
raaja ke sang sang
jhoom lo jhoom lo
sheron ka main hoon
sher yaaron
are koi na mujhsa
daler pyaaron
sheron ka main hoon
sher yaaron
are koi na mujhsa
daler pyaaron
arre sach sach kehta main
dat ke rehta main
aaya hai raaja
logon re logon
raaja ke sang sang
jhoom lo jhoom lo
arre aaya hai raaja
logon re logon
raaja ke sang sang
jhoom lo jhoom lo


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

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In Hindi film industry, there have been many ‘rags to riches’ stories since its inceptions. There were instances where ‘rags to riches’ went back to their ‘rags’ status because they could not prudently handle their wealth and the fame. On the other hand, there are instances who could retain their rich status thanks to their dedication to work as well as prudent financial planning. One of them was Chandrashekar Narvekar, who is known in Hindi film industry as N. Chandra (born 04/04/1952).

N Chandra was born and brought up in a lower middle class family in the midst of mill workers in Worli Naka. The working class had their chawls and hutments at the foot of Worli Hills while the affluent class of the society lived on the top of the hills. So, he had closely seen the economic disparity between the rich and the poor.

After completion of his high-school, N Chandra joined the Film Centre at Tardeo in the film editing division where his father was employed. He learnt the nuances of film editing. In 1971, he started as clapper boy for Gulzar’s ‘Mere Apne’ (1971) and became one of Gulzar’s assistant directors in ‘Parichay’ (1972), ‘Koshish’ (1972), ‘Achanak’ (1973), Aandhi’ (1975), ‘Khushboo’ (1975) and ‘Mausam’ (1975). Chandrashekhar Narvekar changed his name to N Chandra when he became the associate director to Bapu in ‘Bezubaan’ (1982) and ‘Woh 7 Din’ (1983) for which he was also a full-pledged Editor of these two films.

While working for ‘Woh 7 Din’ (1983), N Chandra got the inspiration to independently direct a Hindi film. He co-produced and directed his debut film ‘Ankush’ (1986) with non-star actors, most of whom were from Marathi and Gujarati stages. The story of the film was based on what N Chandra had witnessed during his younger days in Worli Naka after a prolonged mill workers strike. At that time, Worli-Lower Parel areas of Mumbai had the highest concentrations of cotton mills. The prolonged strike led to the closure of mills permanently, creating unemployment among the youth and the social unrest.

‘Ankush’ (1986) grossed over 3 crores on the box office on a budget of Rs,12 lakhs, a part of which was raised by N Chandra by selling his personal belongings. The tremendous success of the film helped Nana Patekar in improving his career graph as an actor. For N Chandra, the film boosted his confidence that a good story based on the contemporary subject with a realistic approach in direction could make a film successful even with non-star actors. His next two films – ‘Pratighaat’ (1987) and ‘Tezaab’ (1988) completed a sort of a trilogy of films on social justice.

‘Pratighaat’ (1987) was the second film which N Chandra directed apart from writing the screen-play and editing the film. The film was produced by A Ramoji Rao and was a remake of a Telugu film ‘Pratighatana’ (1985) which was also remade in Malayalam as ‘Pakarathinu Pakaram’ (1986). Sujata Mehta, a prominent Gujarati stage actor who had become popular with her Hindi TV serials ‘Khandaan’ (1985) and ‘Shrikant’ (1986), made her debut in this film as a lead actor along with Arvind Kumar and Charan Raj. The other actors included Rohini Hattangadi, Ashok Saraf, Mohan Bhandari, Nana Patekar, Subbiraj, Usha Nadkarni, Savita Bajaj, Ravi Patwardhan, Anuradha Sawant etc. The film was released on March 17, 1987.

Even though, in the film, Sujata Mehta was paired with Arvind Kumar, it was Charan Raj who had a larger presence in the film in the role of a criminal, Kali Prasad. Charan Raj is a Kannada actor who mostly did the role of a villain in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi films. He has also produced, directed and composed music for some films.

The DVD of the film is available for on-line for viewing. However, the quality of the picture as well as sound is not of good quality. Hence, I have watched the film sporadically. The gist of the story of the film is as under:

Laxmi (Sujata Mehta) is married to Satya Prakash (Arvind Kumar) who is a practicing lawyer. Laxmi works as a scool teacher. In the town, there is a hardened criminal, Kali Prasad (Charan Raj) whose writ rules over the entire town as he has blessing from a local politician. He has bee arrested in the past but gets release on bail with the blessing of a local politician which is followed by Kali taking the revenge on the complainers or the policeman who arrested him, resulting in their deaths. One of the victims is an ex-constable (Nana Patekar) who has become insane after his wife is brutually killed by Kali.

Laxmi finds it odd that even her school is under the influence of Kali for his notorious activities. She seeks help from her college-mate, sub-inspector, Ajay Shrivastav (Mohan Bhandari). He tells Laxmi that there is no point in arresting him as no one would stand witness against him and he gets the bail.
Nonetheless, Ajay arrests him after which he gets the bail. In the broad daylight, Ajay is murdered by Kali and Laxmi has witnessed his murder. She is ready to stand witness against Kali in the police station. Kali takes revenge on Laxmi by striping her in the public and in front of her husband who is scared to rescue her.

Laxmi takes a vow that she would continue to fight against Kali for justice and she is helped by Durga (Rohni Hattangadi) whose husband was killed by Kali for lodging complaint against him in the police station. Local election is due and Kali has been selected as a candidate. Laxmi stands in the elections against Kali. Kali’s hooligans create a lot of problem for Laxmi in her election campaign. Kali wins the election by booth capturing.

During the election victory celebration, Laxmi reaches on the stage and congratulate him on his election victory. She has brought a real axe which was the election symbol of Kali and hacks him to death in front of a large crowd. The film ends with police arriving on the scene and arresting Laxmi who sarcastically tells the Inspector that she is happy that he is doing his duties which he failed to do so while Kali was on a killing spree in the town.

‘Pratighaat’ (1987) made with non-star cast was a runway success at the box office front. The film reviews highly praised the performance of Sujata Mehta and Charan Raj.

The film had four songs all written and composed by Ravindra Jain. I am presenting the first song, ‘tere sar pe mere pyaar kaa farz hai’ from the film to appear on the Blog. The song is rendered by S P Balasubrahmanyam and S Janaki.

With this song, the film, ‘Pratighaat’ (1987) makes its debut on the Blog.

Audio Clip:

Video Clip:

Song-Jaanam yahaan koi nahin (Pratighaat)(1987) Singers-S Janaki, S P Balasubrahmanyam, Lyrics-Ravindra Jain, MD-Ravindra Jain
Both

Lyrics

hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm hmm
aa haa haa haa
aa aa aa
hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm hmm
aa haa haa
hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm

tere sar pe mere
pyaar kaa karz hai
karz kar de adaa
ye tera farz hai
o o
yoon door rahke na kar aur bhi bekaraar
jaanam yahaan
koi nahin ee
jaanam yahaan
koi nahin ee

ek hi raat mein
kaise doon main chuka
re dheere dhreere tera
karz hoga adaa
hey ae
do ek din aur rahne de mujhpe udhaar
sone de naa
soyi nahin ee
sone de naa
soyi nahin ee

betaabi badhne lagi hai
dil pe rakh do haath

aise machal rahe ho
jaise pehli ho raat
ye tera badan phoolon saa mahka huwa aa
lagta hai tu thhoda thhoda behka huwa
ae ae
tera hi nasha hai

kyun peechhe pada hai
ho o
tera hi nasha hai
hey
kyun peechhe pada hai
deewaana karke na daaman chhuda baar baar
jaanam yahaan
koi nahin ee

sone de na
soyi nahin ee
tere sar pe mere pyaar ka karz hai
hey ae
karz kar de adaa
ye tera farz hai

hey
aankhon mein meri abhi neend ka hai khumaar
sone de naa
soyi nahin
ho o
jaanam yahaan
koi nahin

yoon mujhko jaga ke tum to roothh ke chaley
kya karna jab koi jaage raat dhaley ae ae
tum sowo aaram se koi jaley to jaley
meri tarah zara tu bhi to haath maley
o o
ab maan bhi jaao na
jaao bahlaao na
o o
ab maan bhi jaao na
jaao bahlaao na
tumko manaate manaate gayi main to haar

jaanam yahaan
koi nahin
jaanam yahaan
koi nahin

aah
aa ha ha ha
aahahah
aahahah
aaaah
ahahahaaha
oho
aahahaha
umhoon hmm
aahhahaha
unhmm
hahahaha
hahahaha
aaah


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Blog Day :

4798 Post No. : 16562

Hullo Atuldom

The song with this post is one that I have been wanting to present on the blog for years. I have kept looking for its link on YouTube and finally found that someone has uploaded it in May 2019. Then I looked for the movie’s songs on our blog and found one song was posted with lyrics contributed by Avinashji.

In the comments to that song Prakshchandraji has written this about the movie:-

“Shubh Kaamna is a remake of famous Telugu hit movie “Shubh Lekha(1982) (directed by the same famous director K.Vishwanath) starring famous Telugu Hero (now turned into politician) Chiranjeevi and Sumalata. The film dealt with the Dowry system and Utpal Dutt`s acting in Shubh kaamna is very good. And the music of Pancham is also very good. Kiran Vairale acted very well. But I think, somehow the southern flavour of the movie was not accepted by northern audience. But I enjoyed the movie very much.”

Prakashji had also mentioned that the videos related to the movie are not easily available.

The movie had a cast of Rati Agnihotri, Kiran Vairale, Ashalata, Rakesh Roshan, Vinod Mehra (think it was a special appearance), Sujit Kumar, Utpal Dutt, Asrani, Omprakash, Satyen Kappu, and South actor Sudhakar played Utpal Dutt’s younger son and Kiran Vairale’s love interest. The songs were written by Majrooh Sultanpuri. I had seen this movie with family at the time of its theatrical release; and loved the concept of the movie. There was something to do with Allwyn watch company in the movie and some portion of the movie was shot in the factory, if my memory is correct. Also the beaches of Andhra Pradesh served as location for much of the movie.

Today’s song is a stage song which has Rakesh Roshan singing at a cultural program at the college where Rati Agnihotri is a lecturer and Kiran Vairale (her sister) is a student. The song is in a few dialects(editor’s- it is in Bangla).

Today happens to be Rakesh Roshan’s birthdate. He started his career at 21 or 22 after the untimely death of his father -the music director Roshan. He began as assistant to director Mohan Kumar in films like ‘Anjaana’. He was recommended by Rajendra Kumar to Soodesh Kumar and he got a supporting role in ‘Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani’ All through his acting career he has acted in many heroine-centric movies like ‘Paraya Dhan’, ‘Khoobsurat’, ‘Aankhon Aankhon Mein’, ‘Bahurani’, ‘Humari Bahu Alka’ etc. He played a few grey characters too as in ‘Jhootha Kahin Ka’, ‘Dil Aur Deewar’, ‘Daasi’, ‘Aakhir Kyon?’ etc. When he started his own production house his first movie was ‘Aap Ke Deewane’ which starred Tina Munim opposite two heroes- Rishi Kapoor and Rakesh Roshan. His next was ‘Kaamchor’ which had Jaya Prada as the central character. this was followed by ‘Jaag Utha Insaan’ and ‘Bhagwan Dada’ both of which had Sridevi in important roles. He turned a full-fledged filmmaker i.e. a producer director with ‘Khoon Bhari Maang’ which was on Rekha’s character. ‘Bahurani’ (1989) and ‘Aurat Aurat Aurat’ (1996) where the last movies where he had a substantial part to play. He has since been seen in guest appearances in ‘Koi Mil Gaya’, ‘Krrish’ and ‘Om Shanti Om’. He has been in the enterainment industry for 50 years now.

Here is wishing Rakesh Roshan lots of health and happiness as he turns 72.


Song-Paathhshaala te indur elo (Shubhkaamna)(1983) Singer-S P Balasubrahmaniam, Lyrics-Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD-R D Burman

Lyrics

aaaaa aaaaa
haa haaa haaaaa
haa haaaa
haa aa aa
la la la la
la la la la
beautiful
pa ma ga pa
ma ga ma ga

paathshaala te indur elo
sheekhte bole lekha podha
shono shono golpo shono
shono shono golpo shono
paathshaala te indur elo
sheekhte bole lekha padha
shono shono golpo shono
shono shono golpo shono

(guru bollen
lekha podha seekhte
tomar guru
gonesher kaacha jaao
aekhaane keno
hmm
)

na na koro na aadesh
goneshaar nai je gonesh
haan haan na na koro na aadesh
goneshaar nai je gonesh

{main jo kehna cha raha hoon,
aap log samajh rahe hain?
ek chhooha, likhaayi padhaayi seekhne ke liye school aaya
toh guruji ne kaha , tum toh Ganeshji ke vahaan ho,
aur Ganeshji toh vidya ke devta hain, unse jaa kar seekho.
Toh chhoohe ne kaha, ke aaj kal Ganeshji bhi paisa maangte hain.
}

na na koro na aadesh
goneshaar nai je gonesh
takaay chhaada guru gonesh debe na
aamayi kono shikha
aamayi kono shikha
paathshaala te indur elo
sheekhbe bole lekha paadha
shono shono golpo shono
shono shono golpo shono

rangshaala mein seekhne gaana
koyal aayi koyal aayi
suno suno katha suno
suno suno katha suno
rangshaala mein seekhne gaana
koyal aayi koyal aayi
suno suno katha suno
suno suno katha suno

{guru ne kaha
sangeet vidya
seekhne ke liye yahan kyun aayi ho
sangeet toh tumhaare mata pita ki sampatti hai
wahan jaao naa
}

na na mujhe wahan nahin jaana
woh na sikhaayenge gaana
haan haan na na mujhe wahan nahin jaana
woh na sikhaayenge gaana
na na mujhe wahan nahin jaana
woh na sikhaayenge gaana
maata pita bhi paisa liye bina
dete nahin shikshaa
haan haan
dete nahin shikshaa
rangshaala mein seekhne gaana
koyal aayi koyal aayi
suno suno katha suno
suno suno katha suno

guruji ke pass seekhan ko naach
morni aayi
morni aayi
suno suno katha suno
suno suno katha suno

{guru ne kahaa
arre morni
tumhare premi mor se accha kaun naachta hai
wahaan jaao na
}

haar gayi usko manai ke
taal de bahaana banai ke
hoye hoye
haar gayi usko manai ke
taal de bahaana banai ke
haar gayi usko manai ke
taal de bahaana banai ke
ek din bola mufat naache de ne
pehle deyi de paisa
pehle deyi de paisa
ho o
ha a
hmm mm
guruji ke pass sikhan ko naach
morni aayi morni aayi
suno suno katha suno
suno suno katha suno


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4784 Post No. : 16540 Movie Count :

4502

Yearwise discussion of Lata Mangeshkar songs in HFM: Part XLVIII: Year 1994
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In this episode, we discuss Lata Mangeshkar songs that she sang in Hindi movies released in 1994.

In 1994, 116 Hindi movies containing 665 songs were released. Lata Mangeshkar got to sing in 12 of these movies and she sang 39 songs in these movies. So Lata Mangeshkar’s voice was heard in 10 % of the movies released in 1994. Her voice was heard in 5 % of the songs appearing in the movies of 1994.

Here are the details of songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar in Hindi movies released in 1994 :-

S N Movie Music director Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Lyricists
1 1942 A love story R D Burman 1 1 1 0 0 0 Javed Akhtar
2 Anokha Premyudh Manoj Saran 0 2 0 2 0 0 Manoj Saran
3 Chaand Ka Tukda Mahesh Kishore 1 3 2 1 0 0 Saawan Kumar
4 Elaan Shyam Surendra 0 1 0 1 0 0 Rani Malik
5 Fauj Ram Laxman 0 1 0 1 0 0 Unknown
6 Gangster Jatin Lalit 0 1 1 0 0 0 M G Hashmat
7 Hum Aapke Hain Kaun Ram Laxman 2 12 3 8 0 1 Ravindra Rawal (7) Dev Kohli (5)
8 Insaaniyat Rajesh Roshan 0 1 0 1 0 0 Anjaan
9 Kanoon Ram Laxman 0 6 1 5 0 0 Faiz Anwar (3) Rani Malik (2) Maya Govind (1)
10 Karan Ram Laxman 0 2 0 2 0 0 Dev Kohli
11 Prem Shakti Ram Laxman 0 4 1 3 0 0 Ravindra Rawal(1) Dev Kohli(1) Unknown (2)
12 Ye Dillagi Dilip Samir 0 5 0 4 0 1 Sameer
Total 12 movies 8 MDs 4 39 9 28 0 2 11 lyricists

Lata Mangeshkar worked with 8 music directors and 11 lyricists in these 12 movies released in 1994. Laxmikant Pyarelal were the most prolific music directors with Lata, with 661 songs in HFM with Lata Mangeshkar by the end of 1994. Shankar Jaikishan with 457 songs in the voice of Lata Mangeshkar were in the second position. R D Burman with 332 Lata Mangeshkar and Kalyanji Anandji with 307 songs were next ahead of C Ramchandra with 274 songs. Other top music directors for Lata Mangeshkar were Chitragupta (239), Madan Mohan (195), S D Burman (179),Naushad (145), Roshan (144), Hemant Kumar (127), Anil Biswas (120), Rajesh Roshan (110), Bappi Lahiri (110), Salil Chaudhary (109), Husnlal Bhagatram (108), and Vasant Desai (104). Together these seventeen music directors composed 3721 songs out of 5117 songs that Lata Mangeshkar had sung in Hindi movies till end of 1994. Anand Bakshi with 693 songs was the top lyricist with Lata Mangeshkar. Other leading lyricists with Lata Mangeshkar were Rajinder Krishan (555), Majrooh Sultanpuri (405), Shailendra (361), Hasrat Jaipuri (301), Prem Dhawan (201), Bharat Vyas (193), Shakeel Badayuni (189), Sahir Ludhianvi (161) and Indeewar (155). These ten lyricists had penned 3211 songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar till that time.

Here is the summary of Lata Mangeshkar’s playback career in Hindi movies till end of 1994 :

Year Movie count Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Remarks
1946 3 movies 4 4 4 0 0 0
1947 3 movies 5 5 3 1 0 1
1948 16 movies 50 50 37 6 4 3
1949 38 movies 138 157 103 35 12 7
1950 36 movies 115 143 93 32 14 4
1951 49 movies 189 223 158 52 10 3
1952 43 movies 150 177 138 31 4 4
1953 45 movies 170 195 149 35 5 6
1954 43 movies 142 172 144 23 4 1
1955 50 movies 172 218 177 30 10 1
1956 49 movies 174 204 153 35 13 3
1957 47 movies 132 160 110 38 7 5
1958 35 movies 104 132 95 25 10 1
1959 58 movies 189 211 131 68 12 1
1960 48 movies 142 166 102 50 9 5
1961 44 movies 128 152 88 55 5 4
1962 40 movies 119 129 84 40 5 0
1963 37 movies 105 111 62 38 8 3
1964 46 movies 123 133 91 31 8 3
1965 42 movies 84 91 71 17 1 2
1966 49 movies 105 133 110 14 8 1
1967 44 movies 94 106 67 38 8 3
1968 33 movies 84 84 59 19 5 1
1969 43 movies 78 97 67 27 2 1
1970 54 movies 91 130 84 39 3 4
1971 52 movies 107 126 71 52 3 0
1972 62 movies 99 151 86 60 3 2
1973 60 movies 93 138 94 37 3 4
1974 55 movies 71 104 66 33 0 5
1975 45 movies 61 90 50 35 3 2
1976 41 movies 58 97 53 39 1 4
1977 50 movies 50 96 59 27 8 2
1978 46 movies 59 90 48 34 3 5
1979 42 movies 38 66 37 25 2 3
1980 43 movies 28 71 43 21 3 4
1981 46 movies 40 88 48 34 2 4
1982 45 movies 28 82 41 37 1 3
1983 33 movies 29 73 36 37 0 0
1984 39 movies 11 70 32 33 4 1
1985 40 movies 21 72 39 31 0 2
1986 27 movies 3 41 22 17 0 2
1987 12 movies 4 21 13 8 0 0
1988 21 movies 9 43 24 17 1 1
1989 19 movies 10 38 20 16 1 1
1990 9 movies 4 12 3 9 0 0
1991 16 movies 6 57 35 20 1 1
1992 12 movies 3 25 12 13 0 0
1993 14 movies 3 49 22 23 2 2
1994 12 movies 4 39 9 28 0 2
Total upto 1994 1836 movies 3726 5122 3343 1455 208 116

It can be seen from the table of 1994 that Lata Mangeshkar sang 39 songs in 12 movies released in 1994.

4 songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar in movies of 1994 have been covered in the blog. All Lata songs (viz one) from one movie, namely “1942 A love Story” has been covered. That leaves us with 35 songs from 11 movies of 1994 that are yet to be covered.

Alphabetically “Anokha Premyudh”(1994) is the first movie of 1994 that offers us a Lata Mangeshkar song to be covered in the blog.

“Anokha Premyudh”(1994) was a Hindi remake of Telugu movie “Prema Shikharam” (1992). The movie was produced by Manoj Bhatnagar and directed by Satya Gopalram for Sameer Films and studios. The movie had Prashanth, Mamta Kulkarni, Arun Pandiyan, Sitara etc in it.

The movie had seven songs in it. Lata Mangeshkar’s voice figured in two songs (both duets).

Here is one of these duets. It is sung by Lata Mangeshkar and S P Balasubrahmaniam. Lyrics and music are by Manoj Saran.

Prakashchandra sent the lyrics and other details of the movie. He tells us this interestng fact that the lyricist cum Manoj Saan was none other than Manoj Bhatnagar, the producer himself ! Why he felt the need to use another name while composing music is a matter of conjecture. My guess is that he used a suth Indian sounding name, since he was composing in South Indian movies. Personally I find this name more Bihari than South Indian. 🙂

Only the audio of the song is available. I requst our knowledeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of the song. My guess is that it was pictursed on Prashanth and Mamta Kulkarni.

With this song, “Anokha Premyudh”(1994) makes its debut in the blog.


Song-Saajan tere seene mein meri dhadkan(Anokha Premyudh)(1994) Singers-Lata, S P Balasubrahmanyam, Lyrics-Manoj Saran, MD-Manoj Saran
Chorus

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

o o o o
saajan n n
tere seeney mein meri dhadkan n
sajnee ee
tere seene mein meri dhadkan

baajey to mehkey
ye chandan saa badan mera tann mann
baajey to mehkey
ye dharti aur gagan n

saajan n n
tera meraa pyaar ho amar r r
sajnee ee ee
teraa meraa pyaar ho amar r r

ho oo o
ho oo

jhumm jhumm
jhumm jhumm
jhumm jhumm jhumm jhumm
jhumm jhumm jhumm jhumm
jhumm jhumm jhumm jhumm
jhumm jhumm jhumm jhumm
jhumm jhumm jhumm jhumm
jhumm jhumm jhumm jhumm

jeevan ek melaa hai
yahaan har akelaa hai
tujhko paa ke laagaa aaa
jaisey koyee meraa hai

ohho hhohhoo
hhohho ohhho

jeevan ik melaa hai
yahaan har akelaa hai
tujhko paa ke laagaa
jaisey koyee meraa hai ae
aisaa laagey aey ae (aaaa..aaa)
o o o o (aaaa..aaa)
jag bin tere aey ae
deewaali mein aen aen aen (aaaaa..aaa)
oo o oo (aaa..aaaa)
hon andherey
tera mera paawan bandhan
janm janmon ka hai sambandh

mil hee jaatey hain do panchchi
udtey udtey kaheen door gagan
saajan n n n n
tera meraa pyaar ho amar r r
sajnee ee ee
teraa meraa pyaar ho amar r r r

ho oo o
oho o ho
laaallaala
laaallaala

ho o o
ooo oo
oooo
oooo

laalallaaa lala
laalaallaa lala
laalallaaa laalaaa
laalaallaa lala
laalallaaa laalaaa
laalaallaa lala

geeton ne pukaaraa hai
phoolon ne sanwaaraa hai
teraa mera pyaar sangeet ne nikhaaraa hai

ohho ohho
ohho ohho

geeton ne pukaaraa hai
phoolon ne sanwaaraa hai
teraa mera pyaar sangeet ne nikhaaraa hai
tujhko dekhaa aa aaaa aaa (aaaa..aaa..aaa)
dil ye kehtaa..aaa (aaaa..aaaa)
tujh bin jeevan (aaaa..aaaa..aaaa)
oo o oo o (aaaa..aaaa..aaa)
banjar hotaa aaa(aaaaa)
jab se miley tosey nain sanam
tab se laagee ye prem agan

uss din ki main raah takoon
jis din banoongi teri dulhan
saajan n n n
terey seeney mein meri dhadkan
sajnee ee eee
tere seeney mein meri dhadkan

baajey
to mehkey
ye chandan saa badan mera tann mann
baajey to mehkey
ye dharti aur gagan n n

saajan n n n
tera meraa pyaar ho amar r r
o o o o o
hmmm hmmmm mmmmmmm


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4770 Post No. : 16519 Movie Count :

4494

Yearwise discussion of Lata Mangeshkar songs in HFM: Part XLVI: Year 1992
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In this episode, we discuss Lata Mangeshkar songs that she sang in Hindi movies released in 1992.

In 1991, 100 Hindi movies containing 646 songs were released. Lata Mangeshkar got to sing in 12 of these movies and she sang 25 songs in these movies. So Lata Mangeshkar’s voice was heard in 12 % of the movies released in 1992. Her voice was heard in 4 % of the songs appearing in the movies of 1992.

Here are the details of songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar in Hindi movies released in 1992 :-

S N Movie Music director Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Lyricists
1 Angaar Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 2 1 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
2 Bewafa Se Wafa Usha Khanna 0 3 3 0 0 0 Saawan Kumar
3 Geet Bappi Lahiri 0 1 1 0 0 0 Indeewar
4 Heer Ranjha Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 2 1 1 0 0 Anand Bakshi
5 I Love You Ram Laxman 0 4 1 3 0 0 Kaushik
6 Inteha Pyaar Ki Anand Milind 0 1 1 0 0 0 Sameer
7 Khuda Gawaah Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
8 Khel Rajesh Roshan 0 1 0 1 0 0 Javed Akhtar
9 Police aur mujrim Bappi Lahiri 0 1 1 0 0 0 Anjaan
10 Radha Ka Sangam Anu Malik 0 3 0 3 0 0 Hasrat Jaipuri
11 Saatwaan Aasmaan Ram Laxman 1 3 1 2 0 0 Suraj Sanim
12 Vansh Anand Milind 1 3 1 2 0 0 Sameer
Total 12 movies 7 MDs 2 25 12 13 0 0 9 lyricists

Lata Mangeshkar worked with 7 music directors and 9 lyricists in these 12 movies released in 1992. Laxmikant Pyarelal were the most prolific music directors with Lata, with 659 songs in HFM with Lata Mangeshkar by the end of 1992. Shankar Jaikishan with 457 songs in the voice of Lata Mangeshkar were in the second position. R D Burman with 331 Lata Mangeshkar and Kalyanji Anandji with 307 songs were next ahead of C Ramchandra with 274 songs. Other top music directors for Lata Mangeshkar were Chitragupta (239), Madan Mohan (195), S D Burman (179),Naushad (145), Roshan (144), Hemant Kumar (127), Anil Biswas (120), Husnlal Bhagatram (108), Bappi Lahiri (110), Salil Chaudhary (109), Rajesh Roshan (106) and Vasant Desai (104). Together these seventeen music directors composed 3714 songs out of 5034 songs that Lata Mangeshkar had sung in Hindi movies till end of 1992. Anand Bakshi with 679 songs was the top lyricist with Lata Mangeshkar. Other leading lyricists with Lata Mangeshkar were Rajinder Krishan (555), Majrooh Sultanpuri (405), Shailendra (361), Hasrat Jaipuri (301), Prem Dhawan (201), Bharat Vyas (193), Shakeel Badayuni (189), Sahir Ludhianvi (161) and Indeewar (154). These ten lyricists had penned 3200 songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar till that time.

Here is the summary of Lata Mangeshkar’s playback career in Hindi movies till end of 1992 :

Year Movie count Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Remarks
1946 3 movies 4 4 4 0 0 0
1947 3 movies 5 5 3 1 0 1
1948 16 movies 50 50 37 6 4 3
1949 38 movies 138 157 103 35 12 7
1950 36 movies 115 143 93 32 14 4
1951 49 movies 189 223 158 52 10 3
1952 43 movies 150 177 138 31 4 4
1953 45 movies 170 195 149 35 5 6
1954 43 movies 142 172 144 23 4 1
1955 50 movies 171 218 177 30 10 1
1956 49 movies 174 204 153 35 13 3
1957 47 movies 132 160 110 38 7 5
1958 35 movies 104 132 95 25 10 1
1959 58 movies 189 211 131 68 12 1
1960 48 movies 142 166 102 50 9 5
1961 44 movies 128 152 88 55 5 4
1962 40 movies 119 129 84 40 5 0
1963 37 movies 105 111 62 38 8 3
1964 46 movies 123 133 91 31 8 3
1965 42 movies 84 91 71 17 1 2
1966 49 movies 105 133 110 14 8 1
1967 44 movies 94 106 67 38 8 3
1968 33 movies 84 84 59 19 5 1
1969 43 movies 78 97 67 27 2 1
1970 54 movies 91 130 84 39 3 4
1971 52 movies 107 126 71 52 3 0
1972 62 movies 99 151 86 60 3 2
1973 60 movies 93 138 94 37 3 4
1974 55 movies 71 104 66 33 0 5
1975 45 movies 61 90 50 35 3 2
1976 41 movies 58 97 53 39 1 4
1977 50 movies 50 96 59 27 8 2
1978 46 movies 59 90 48 34 3 5
1979 42 movies 38 66 37 25 2 3
1980 43 movies 28 71 43 21 3 4
1981 46 movies 40 88 48 34 2 4
1982 45 movies 28 82 41 37 1 3
1983 33 movies 29 73 36 37 0 0
1984 39 movies 11 70 32 33 4 1
1985 40 movies 21 72 39 31 0 2
1986 27 movies 3 41 22 17 0 2
1987 12 movies 4 21 13 8 0 0
1988 21 movies 9 43 24 17 1 1
1989 19 movies 9 38 20 16 1 1
1990 9 movies 3 12 3 9 0 0
1991 16 movies 5 57 35 20 1 1
1992 12 movies 2 25 12 13 0 0
Total upto 1992 1810 movies 3714 5034 3312 1404 206 112

It can be seen from the table of 1992 that Lata Mangeshkar sang 25 songs in 12 movies released in 1992.

2 songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar in movies of 1992 have been covered in the blog. That leaves us with 23 songs from 12 movies of 1992 that are yet to be covered.

Alphabetically “Angaar”(1992) is the first movie of 1992 that offers us a Lata Mangeshkar song to be covered in the blog.

“Angaar”(1992) was produced by S M Arif and Shashilal K Nair and directed by Shashilal K Nair. The movie had Jackie Shroff, Dimple Kapadia, Nana Patekar, Om Puri, Mazhar Khan, Meghraj Siddharth(aka Siddharth Ray),Kader Khan, Achyut Potdar, Sulbha Deshpande,Neena Gupta, Firoz Irani, Anang Desai,Tom Alter, Chandrakant Gokhale, Virendra Saxena, Ajit Vachani, Lalit Mohan Tiwari, Sudhir, Deepak Qazir, Prajakta Kulkarni, Aadesh Srivastava(Late Music director), Urmila Bhatt, Sunil Rege, Javed Rizvi, Ghanshyam Rohera, Sunil Shende etc. Kiran Kumar made a special appearance.

“Angaar”(1992) had six songs in it. Voice of Lata Mangeshkar song was present in two of these songs.

Here is a song from “Angaar”(1992). This song has two solo version. Female version is sung by Lata Mangeshkar and male version by S P Balasubrahmaniam. The song is picturised on Dimple Kapadia, and Jackie Shroff. Others are also visible in the picturisation.

Lyrics of the song and other details were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

With this song, “Angaar”(1992) makes its debut in the blog.

Lata Mangeshkar version
Video

Audio

S P Balasubrahmaniam version
video

audio

Song-Mushqil mein hai kaun kisi ka samjho is raaz ko (Angaar)(1992) Singer-Lata/ S P Balasubrahmaniam, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

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Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)
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Lata Mangeshkar version
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mushkil mein hai kaun kisi ka
samjho is raaz ko
lekar apna naam kabhi tum
khud ko aawaaz do
mushkil mein hai kaun kisi ka
samjho is raaz ko
lekar apna naam kabhi tum
khud ko aawaaz do
mushkil mein hai kaun kisi ka
samjho is raaz ko

aur nahin to kam se kam
itni to takleef karo
aur nahin to kam se kam
itni to takleef karo
logon ki taareefon mein
kabhi apni bhi taareef karo
sabse to tum khush ho
apne aap se kyun naaraaz ho
mushkil mein hai kaun kisi ka
samjho is raaz ko
lekar apna naam kabhi
tum khud ko aawaaz do
mushkil mein hai kaun kisi ka
samjho is raaz ko

jeene ka na shauk rahe to
kya rakkha hai jeene mein
jeene ka na shauk rahe to
kya rakkha hai jeene mein
ik qaidi ki tarah pada hai
kab se ye dil seene mein
pinjre ka darwaaja todo
panchhi ko parwaaz do
mushkil mein hai kaun kisi ka
samjho is raaz ko
lekar apna naam kabhi
tum khud ko aawaaz do
mushkil mein hai kaun kisi ka
samjho is raaz ko

jaago hosh mein aao
phir se josh mein aao
jaago hosh mein aao
phir se josh mein aao
khoon bahe nas nas mein
bebas man ho bas mein
band labon ko kholo
aankhon se kuchh bolo
chehra khaali khaali
na gussa na gaali
bolo mere jaanu
main kaise tumhen pahchaanoon
ye zulfon ka saaya
ye palkon ki chhaaya
ye bharpoor jawaani
pyaar ki rut mastaani
ye nainon ke jhoole
tum ye sab kuchh bhoole
yaad karo tum apna
toota sundar sapna
tukda tukda jodo
ye maayoosi chhodo
khel ye hans kar khelo
haath mein haath ye lelo
tum balwaan nahin ho
par bejaan nahin ho
meri kasam uthhaao
pahla kadam uthhaao
saathi saath badhe hain
sab taiyyaar khade hain
saathi saath badhe hain
sab taiyyaar khade hain

bina lade mat haaro
dushman ko lalkaaro
bina lade mat haaro
dushman ko lalkaaro

geet puraane gaao
chhedo dil ke saaz ko
geet puraane gaao
chhedo dil ke saaz ko

lekar apna naam kabhi tum
khud ko aawaz do
lekar apna naam kabhi
tum khud ko aawaaz do
geet puraane gaao
chhedo dil ke saaz ko
lekar apna naam kabhi
tum khud ko aawaz do
geet puraane gaao
chhedo dil ke saaz ko
lekar apna naam kabhi tum
khud ko aawaz do

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S P Balasurahmaniam version
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(whistling sound)

mushqil mein hai kaun kisee kaa samjho is raaz ko
mushqil mein hai kaun kisee kaa samjho is raaz ko
lekar apnaa naam kabhi tum khud ko o aawaaz do o
laaa laalaa laaaa laaa
aey hey aey ae ae
raa aa raaa aaa
mushqil mein hai kaun kisee kaa samjho is raaz ko
lekar apnaa naam kabhi tum khud ko o aawaaz do o
mushqil mein hai kaun kisee kaa

jeeney ka na shauq rahey to
kya rakhaa hai jeeney mein
aaa hha haa
jeeney ka na shauq rahey to
kya rakhaa hai jeeney mein
ek qaidee ki tarhaa padaa hai
kab se ye dil seeney mein aen
pinjrey ka darwaazaa todo
panchchi ko parwaaz do
lekar apnaa naam kabhi tum khud ko aawaaz do o
mushqil mein hai kaun kisee kaa samjho is raaz ko
mushqil mein hai kaun kisee kaa

laallaala lallalallaaa
laalalaalal lalaallaaaa
laallaalaaa lallallaaa
laalalaalal lalaallaaaa

doston ye zindagi ek imtihaan hai aey ae
doston ye zindagi ek imthihaan hai aey ae ae
jeenaa to mushqil hai
marnaa aasaan hai aey ae ae
aasaan hai aey ae ae
o jeeney waalon zindagi ko koyee andaaz do
lekar apnaa naam kabhi tum khud ko aawaaz do o
mushqil mein hai kaun kisee kaa samjho is raaz ko
mushqil mein hai kaun kisee kaa

(aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa

aur naheen to kam se kam
itni to taqleef karo o
aur naheen to kam se kam
itni to taqleef karo o
logon ki taareefon mein
kabhi apni bhi taareef karo o
sabse to tum khush ho
apney aap se kyon naaraaz ho
lekar apnaa naam kabhi tum khud ko o aawaaz do o
mushqil mein hai kaun kisee kaa samjho o is raaz ko
lekar apnaa naam kabhi tum khud ko o aawaaz do o
laaaa laaa laa aa
laalaa laalaaa
roo roo rooo
roo roo roo
roo roo roo rooo


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

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4725 Post No. : 16439

Hullo Atuldom

“Andaaz Apna Apna” which released in November 1994 was a comedy, laugh riot, and a ‘comedy of errors’ which had nothing to do with the original ‘comedy of errors’. I am a huge fan of this movie and so is every member of my family. There is always a smile playing on the lips, waiting to turn into a burst of laughter, whenever we discover the movie on any channel. The comedy was in the scenes and dialogues. The movie had stand-out characters that have stayed in public memory after all the intervening 27 years.

Think of Deven Verma being hoodwinked by his ‘get-rich-quick-scheming’ son Aamir Khan (playing Amar) and you smile or grin. Specially when the son tells the father “main aaj bahut khush hoon” and the father replies “tu jab bhi khush hua hai mera kuch na kuch nuksaan hua hai” and proceeds to list a few incidents. Then we have the barber Jagdeep getting similar treatment from his son Salman Khan (playing Prem). The scene that happens between Mehmood (who plays a casting agent) and Jagdeep is another standout. One thing about this comedy movie was we had seasoned players like Deven Verma, Jagdeep, Mehmood and Aamir Khan who (imho) thought making faces (contorting is not the right word) and Salman Khan who thought saying ‘aila’ in a squeaky tone was comedy. The ladies were spared as they didn’t need to be comic as also the father character of Paresh Rawal. Shakti Kapoor’s character ‘crime-master Gogo’ was more comic than scary as was Paresh Rawal’s Teja (character). Crime-master Gogo’s oneliner (Takiya kalaam) “aaya hoon kuch na kuch leke jaoonga” used to be oft-quoted in my family. The story tried to create comedy by giving the male lead actors filmy names of Amar and Prem trying to pay tribute to the 70s classic.
To have an idea about the movie we should read this post which was written by SURPRISE! (re-visit the post to find out)

Tushar Bhatia was the music director of this movie which had 6 songs. As per this article two songs were deleted from the movie to give it a better look (I suppose). Majrooh Sultanpuri was the lyricist and Asha Bhonsle, Abhijeet, S P Balasubramanyam, were the playback singers with a few new names Behrouz Chatterjee, Mangal Singh, Vicky Mehta which were heard for the first time in Bollywood.

Today’s song has Salman Khan serenading the millionaire, heiress Raveena with a song and dance in the middle of the night but with a tiny “dholak” instead of a guitar or violin (as is the general norm for this kind of situations). It is only at the end of the song that Salman (Prem) realizes that the lady with him is Karisma and not Raveena. We have Amar (Aamir Khan) first thinking that Raveena is the one who is responding to Prem but his fears are laid to rest when he sees Raveena outside his window. Then we have Shehzad Khan (a spitting image of his father Ajit) and Viju Khote (playing helpers around the household) also enjoying this midnight entertainment.

Incidentally, the girls switch names, in the movie, to test prospective grooms so Karisma Kapoor who is the actual Raveena (daughter of the millionaire) introduces Raveena Tandon as Karisma (who is the daughter of the millionaire’s munim). So, there is a bit of confusion in the minds of Amar and Prem once the girls reveal their true names and identity. Hope the situation is clear and we now get on to the song which is sung by Asha (Tai) and SPB (Balu Sir)

With this post we also wish Lolo on turning a year younger. Lolo which is the pet name of Karisma Kapoor, the first person from the fifth generation of the Kapoor Khandan to step into Bollywood and carve a niche for herself. She made a name for herself enacting a variety of roles from plain inane to high voltage emotional characters. We saw her play a serious character in the song which was posted two years back. Today we will see her with a cute and endearing smile.

Audio

Video

Song-Ye raat aur ye doori tera milna hai zaroori (Andaaz Apna Apna)(1994) Singer-S P Balasubrahmaniam, Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD-Tushar Bhatia

Lyrics

ye raat aur ye doori,
tera milna hai zaroori
ye raat aur ye doori
tera milna hai zaroori
ke dil mera
ke dil mera dhak dhak doley
deewana liye jaaye hichkoley
ke dil mera dhak dhak doley,
deewaana liye jaaye hichkoley
ye raat aur ye doori
tera milna hai zaroori
ye raat aur ye doori
tera milna hai zaroori
ke dil mera
ke dil mera dhak dhak doley
deewana liye jaaye hichkoley
ke dil mera dhak dhak doley
deewana liye jaaye hichkoley
ye raat aur ye doori

kehna chaahoon tumse ae
tumse main kitni baatein
iss hasrat mein kaatin
kaatin hain kitni raatein
kehna chaahoon tumse
main kitni baatein
iss hasrat mein kaatin
hain kitni raatein
tu chhat par aa bhi ja,
jhalak dikhla bhi ja
tu chhat par aa bhi ja
jhalak dikhla bhi ja
haa haaa haa haaa
haal hai jo tera
wahi haal mera
haal hai jo tera
wahi haal mera,
piya haal wahi hai mera
karoon pyaar chori chori
tauba itni majboori
karoon pyaar chori chori
tauba itni majboori
ke dil mera
ke dil mera dhak dhak doley
deewaana liye jaaye hichkoley
ke dil mera dhak dhak doley
deewaana liye jaaye hichkoley

ye raat aur ye doori

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

sun le mere khwaabon ki,
khwaabon ki o shehzaadi
aawaazein deta hai,
deta hai kab se fariyaadi
sun le mere khwaabon ki o shehzaadi
arre aawaazein deta hai kab se fariyaadi
sitamgar aa bhi ja aa,
karam farma bhi ja
sitamgar aa bhi ja,
karam farma bhi ja
haa haa haa haa
dard hai jo tera
wahi dard mera
dard hai jo tera
wahi dard mera
piya dard wahi hai mera
karoon pyaar chori chori
tauba itni majboori
karoon pyaar chori chori
tauba itni majboori
ke dil mera
ke dil mera dhak dhak doley
deewana liye jaaye hichkoley
ke dil mera dhak dhak doley
deewana liye jaaye hichkoley

ye raat aur ye doori
tera milna hai zaroori
ye raat aur ye doori
tera milna hai zaroori
ke dil mera

ke dil mera dhak dhak doley
deewana liye jaaye hichhkoley
ke dil mera
dhak dhak doley
deewana liye
jaaye hichkoley
ke dil mera
deewaana liye
ke dil mera
deewaana liye
ke dil mera


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.

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4704 Post No. : 16408 Movie Count :

4459

Hullo Atuldom

Today is the first birthday of Balu sir after he left us due to Covid related complications. The singer, actor, music director, dubbing artist, television presenter and film producer Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubrahmanyam a.k.a S.P. Balasubrahmanyam would have turned 75.

He was a huge bhakt of Mohd. Rafi. There are various video available in the public domain where he has stated this.
Last year our Nahmji had poured her heart into this post when the news of Balu sir’s passing broke on the news channels. And our Pradeepji had written his feelings in the comments to this post. Those were the feelings of practically all his fans.

But I don’t want to make this into a sad tribute as Balu Sir was a very lively person. He was a live-wire in his shows and performances on stage. He had a great hold on his art. And he was an automatic choice for giving playback when Southern superstar Kamal Haasan made his debut in Hindi films.

He played the hero’s friend (who is a singer) in the 1981 remake of the 1953 Telugu hit ‘Pakkinti Ammayi’. The remake was also called ‘Pakkinti Ammayi’. And no marks for guessing that these were the Telugu remakes of the Bengali original ‘Pasher Bari’ which was the inspiration for ‘Padosan’. ‘Pakkinti Ammayi’ was possibly Balu Sir’s acting debut. Before that he had done guest appearances in a movie or two. Hope that explains why I have listed him as an actor in the opening para. This was not his only acting assignment.

I have seen a Tamil movie in the late ’80s where he played a 40-year-old widower father to a teenage daughter. His was a natural and effortless acting. The highlight of the movie was a song in which he sings the antaras in a single breath. The director of the movie had asked Balu Sir if he could do the entire five minute song in a single breath and the singer was said to have replied that then he would have to find someone else to complete the movie as it was impossible to sing a song of that length in one shot. 🙂

There was one other movie, again in Tamil, where he played a good-natured cop and friendly father to Prabhu Deva. This was the movie with which audiences got to see Prabhu Deva the dancer for the first time and SPB as his father was simply too adorable. And he had acted in many Telugu and Tamil till 2018. He was seen in a few Kannada movies too and one Malayalam movie.

He was the default choice when it came to dubbing Tamil movies into Telugu (and the other way too) for Kamal Haasan till 2010. He had dubbed for Ben Kingsley when Gandhi was released in Telugu. He gave voice for seven characters (including the female character) in the Telugu version of Kamal Haasan’s Dasavathaaram out of the 10 characters that Kamal played.

His work in Hindi films began with “Ek Duje Ke Liye” as we all know and was the preferred voice for Salman Khan in some of his initial movies. And he has sung for many movies the last of which was ‘Chennai Express’ and the dubbed version of ‘Linga” in 2014.

He had hosted and judged the Telugu and Kannada equivalent of Indian Idol.

He was a recipient of Padma Shri (2001), Padma Bhushan (2011) and Padma Vibhushan (announced this year). He has won 6 National awards for Best Singer for songs in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi. He has records for recording 21 songs in a day in Kannada, as also 19 Tamil songs in a day. He is said to have done something similar in Hindi also.

Personally I am a huge fan of this personality and would have loved to post that Tamil song where he has sung the Antaras in a breath. But I am settling for the dubbed version of his song/dance with Prabhu Deva from the dubbed movie ‘Humse Hain Muqabala’. It’s Tamil original was “Kadhalan” (‘Loverboy’ that released in 1994). It had a cast of Nagma, Prabhu Deva, Girish Karnad, Raghuvaran and S P Balasubrahmanyam. It was directed by S. Shankar who has made movies that had a lot of special effects of which we can see samples in the songs of this movie too. A R Rehman was the music composer. The songs for the dubbed Hindi movie were written by P K Mishra. Today’s song is in the voices of Udit Narayan, SPB and his daughter SPB Pallavi. The same trio sang this in the Tamil movie too.

Tamil original

Audio – Hindi

Video – Hindi

Song-Premika ne pyaar se jo bhi de diya (Humse Hai Muqaabla)(1994) Singers-Udit Narayan, S P Balasubrahmaniam, SPB Pallavi, Lyrics-P K Mishra, MD-A R Rahman

Lyrics

tara tara tara tara ra ra
tara tara tara tara ra ra
premika ne pyar se jo bhi de diya
tere vaaste hai neelam jaisa
premika ne pyar se jo bhi chhu liya
tere vaaste hai sone jaisa
premika ko teerth maano
pyar ko bhi swarg jaano
pyar ke sangeet mein
mm hmm mohini suraagini
pyar ke sangeet mein
mm hmm mohini suraagini

hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm
sa ni sa aa
sa re ga re
sa ni pa ni
sa ni sa aa
sa ga ma ma pa ga re sa
sa ni sa aa
sa re ga re
sa ni pa ni
sa ni sa aa
sa ga ma ma pa ga re sa
tara tara ra ra
tara tara ra ra

premika ne pyar se jo bhi likh diya
mere vaaste hai kavya ke samaan
dilruba ne pyar se jo bhi de diya
mere vaaste prasaad ke samaan

phool mala do rupaiya
teri zulf mein sajaa phool sau rupaiya
jo mithaai ek rupaiya
tumne munh laga ke mujhko di
toh lakh rupaiya

hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm

saajana ne pyar se chhu liya jinhe
woh shool hai phool jaise
saajana ne pyar se chhu liya jinhe
woh shool hai phool jaise
premika ko teerth maano,
pyar ko bhi swarg jaano
pyar ke sangeet mein
mm hmm mohini suraagini
pyar ke sangeet mein
mm hmm mohini suraagini

pyar kabhi waqt-faqt dekhta nahin
har ek waqt hai theek pyar mein

pyar kabhi rang-roop dekhta nahin
kaaluraam bhi hai theek pyar mein
prem-jyoti na bujhegi
aaj hamdam kuchh to prem kar le

yahaan maan apmaan to kuch bhi nahin
ye haqeeqat duniya samajhti nahin

badale yeh zameen aasmaan
par chaahaten nahin badale
laila-majnu pyaar ki woh
dastaan poochhe inn hawaaon mein
saajan teri chaahaton mein dil mera
kho gaya teri chaahaton mein kho gaya
saajan teri chaahaton mein dil mera
kho gaya ye dil tumhaara ho gaya

tara tara tara tara ra ra
tara tara tara tara ra ra


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

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4663 Post No. : 16334

(#Music Composer-Singer-Bappi Lahiri#6)
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#the Decade of Eighties – 1981 – 1990 #Year-1983 – The year of ‘Himmatwaalaa’
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We are back for yet another ‘warmer’ summer. Temperatures are already soaring day by day. e are in the midst of the second summer in the ‘pandemic age’. If we compare it to last year’s summer, this year ‘surge of the pandemic’ is decidedly more serious than what it was in the previous year.

For students also, an unusual summer in terms of classes and exams. And that reminds me of the ‘summers’ in my childhood. We would wait for the exams to get over, which would be conducted in March-April. From May it would be vacations till June 7th (or the first or second Monday of June, hope I am correct) when the schools reopened for the next educational year.

The normal planning for the vacations would be to visit grandparents, playing cricket, reading story books, magazines, comics, cricket-samrat’, ‘listening to music on SLBC, ‘Vividh Bharati’ and ‘listening to BBC Khel Samachar etc. on radio’. Watching movies in the nearby city (Akola) would be one more option. Also common in those days were ‘touring talkies’ which would be camping in the season. After a full day of warm summer, one ould enjoy movies in the evening and night shows in these touring talkies which generally would be in open fields.

That was the planning for ‘summer vacations’ but before that we had to go through exams.

When I talk of ‘summer nostalgia’, I cannot forget the summer of the most important year in my life, and that is the year ‘1983’ (educational year 1982-83) when I was in 10th standard and I appeared for the board exams in Mar-1983 (or may be Mar-April-1983).

A crucial year of studies in one’s life according to the general ‘perception’ in our society (in those years, or it is the same even today?) 😊.
However, we were not having those many comforts we have now. There was no TV, no mobile, no internet, no fridge (at our home).
But there was ‘Radio’ or ‘Transistor’ and there were books and newspapers. Other than cricket it was ‘carrom’ ‘badminton’ and other outdoor games etc.

However, my Uncle staying at Koradi (Nagpur) had purchased a ‘Dynora’ ‘b/w’ TV. And India and Pakistan were having a test series. So, somehow, I convinced my parents to allow me to go for few days and watch the matches on TV and come back.

Imagine, on one side all my friends, classmates were tense, and I had bunked my ‘tuitions’ to watch India-Pakistan matches on TV. My tuition teacher asked my parents to please call me back and when I returned from Nagpur, he humbly requested me ‘aata he cricket vagaire soda, ani abhyasaat laksh ghaala’ (forget the cricket now and concentrate on the studies now) And why not he was not even charging me the tuition fees like my other friends.

So, I concentrated on on studies, but still not giving a serious thought to Teacher and Parent’s instructions I continued to at least play half an hour every day and even on examination days, citing the reason of ‘relieving exam stress’ to my parents.

After examinations it was again ‘cricket’ and ‘movies’ too … And when I talk of summer’1983 I cannot forget the movies I watched during the vacation after appearing for the board exams which was like normal exams for me.

Cassette players had already made entry into our colony and a few people possessed them . So, there were songs and movies. Songs of ‘Nikaah’, ‘Disco Dancer’, ‘Himmatwaala’ etc. could be heard anywhere either on radio or ‘tape recorders.’

As a cricket fan, this summer turned out to be the most memorable and unforgettable as Kapil’s Devils clinched the ‘first world cup title’ for India in June’1983.

Given my age that time I was more interested in cricket, movies, books, and study to pass the exams 😊.

Now, when I check the important happenings in our country in that year – 1983 – google had the following results.

● Waiting telephone connections.
● Silk Smitha.
● Khushwant Singh.
● Kapil Dev brings World Cup to India.
● Nellie Massacre tragedy.
● Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale.

Challenges were still there, and the next year 1984 was a crucial year as we are all aware we lost our Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. The previous years to 1983 i.e., 1981 & 1982 saw floods playing havoc in Rajasthan, and Saurashtra & Orissa, respectively.

All was lost for the peoples residing there, but life had to find its way, so the people of this country do, from time immemorial – facing challenges – fighting them – and winning over them and re-creating more than what has been lost. ‘To fight back with more strength after all is lost’ is in the blood of the people of this land.

Ah! but one cannot bring back the lives that are lost.

Today, again, we are facing challenges and our ‘warriors’ from different fields of the society are fighting with the pandemic and helping people going far out of the way of what they could be.

The stories of highest sacrifices done by individuals and group of peoples never cease to hit the media and life goes on …

Here is a song, that could better explain the ‘challenge’, we as ‘human’ must overcome and save our people, help them, and ‘rebuild’ them.

‘The dignity’ of ‘humanity’ should be upheld and protected.

If 1983 was the year of filmy ‘Himmatwaalaa’ the year ‘2020’ and ‘2021’ have been the years of the ‘real heroes’, who have shown exemplary courage during the ‘lock-down-1’ and first phase of the pandemic, and during the second and worst phase of the pandemic.

Whether they are frontline health workers, doctors, social workers, non-governmental organizations providing food and shelters to many, migrant labors, small entrepreneurs, or start-ups … all of them have suffered a lot themselves. and have still helped many to stand in this hour of calamity.

The ‘pandemic challenge’ is not over yet and still a lot needs to be done by all collectively…

Today’s song is the song which I like most from this movie ‘Himmatwaalaa-1983’ and Bappi Lahiri has given this different composition among the other ‘dance-romance-dream’ songs in this movie. Same thing applies to the lyricist Indeever who penned this song.

In the movie the song happens when nearby villages have been washed off due to flood and nature’s fury (in the movie it is shown taking place in Gujarat).
The hero of the movie Jeetendra calls a meeting of the youths and motivates them to join him in collectively helping those who have lost their all.
However, the elders in the town did not agree with Jeetendra and try to prevent their kin from joining him.

This song takes place here when Jeetendra give the clarion call to all singing this song. As it happens the people (Arun Govil and many others) respond to his call and joined him in this mission.

Video

Audio

Song-Imtehaan imtehaan insaaniyat ka aaj imtehaan (Himmatwaala)(1983) Singer-S P Balasubrahmaniam, Lyrics-Indeever,MD-Bappi Lahiri
Chorus

Lyrics

Insaan wo insaan ke jo Kaam aata hai
Insaan wo insaan ke jo Kaam aata hai
Khud ko khatre mein daal ke
Auron ko bachaata hai
Auron ko bachaata hai

Imtehaan
Imtehaan
Insaaniyat ka aaj imtehaan
Imtehaan
Imtehaan
Insaaniyat ka aaj imtehaan
Toote dil ko jo sambhaale
Doobte ko jo bachaa le ae
Toote dil ko jo sambhaale
Doobte ko jo bachaa le ae
Kaam aaye auron ke
Wohi to hai insaan
Imtehaan
Imtehaan
Insaaniyat ka aaj imtehaan

Aa aa
Aa
Aa aa
Aa aa
Aa

Paani zehar har ik lehar
Ban gayi toofaan
Muskuraati gaati bastiyaan
Huyin veeraan
Aankhon mein hai jinki
Ganga jamuna ke dhaare ae ae
Apne hi deshwaasi
Ham watan hai hamaare
Ashqon ka ek rang
Sab ka dard ek samaan
Imtehaan
Imtehaan
Insaaniyat ka aaj imtehaan
Imtehaan
Imtehaan
Insaaniyat ka aaj imtehaan

Ghoonghat dulhan ka kholey bina
Koyi so gaya aa
Maa ko nahin khabar
Bhanwar mein laal kho gaya
Maa mar chuki hai
Bhookha laal phir bhi pukaare ae ae
Aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
Kamzor budhaape ko dega
Kaun sahaare ae ae
Gaaon ko shamshaan dekh
Ro diya bhagwaan
Imtehaan
Imtehaan
Insaaniyat ka aaj imtehaan
Imtehaan
Imtehaan
Insaaniyat ka aaj imtehaan

Aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa
Aa
Aa
Aa
Aa
Aa

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Devnagri Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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इंसान वो इंसान के जो
काम आता है
इंसान वो इंसान के जो
काम आता है
खुद को खतरे में डाल के
औरों को बचाता है
औरों को बचाता है

इम्तेहान
इम्तेहान
इंसानियत का आज इम्तेहान
इम्तेहान
इम्तेहान
इंसानियत का आज इम्तेहान
टूटे दिल को जो संभाले
डूबते को जो बचा ले ए
टूटे दिल को जो संभाले
डूबते को जो बचा ले ए
काम आये औरों के
वो ही तो है इंसान
इम्तेहान
इम्तेहान
इंसानियत का आज इम्तेहान

आ आ

आ आ
आ आ

पानी ज़हर हर इक लहर
बन गयी तूफ़ान
मुस्कुराती गाती बस्तियां
हुयी वीरान
आँखों में है जिनकी
गंगा जमुना के धारे ए ए
अपने ही देशवासी
हम वतन है हमारे
अश्कों का एक रंग
सब का दर्द एक सामान
इम्तेहान
इम्तेहान
इंसानियत का आज इम्तेहान
इम्तेहान
इम्तेहान
इंसानियत का आज इम्तेहान

घूंघट दुल्हन का खोले बिना
कोई सो गया आ
माँ को नहीं खबर
भंवर में लाल खो गया
माँ मर चुकी हा
भूखा लाल फिर भी पुकारे ए ए
आ आ आ आ आ आ आ
कमज़ोर बुढापे को देगा
कौन सहारे ए ए
गाँव को शमशान देख
रो दिया भगवान्
इम्तेहान
इम्तेहान
इंसानियत का आज इम्तेहान
इम्तेहान
इम्तेहान
इंसानियत का आज इम्तेहान

आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ





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