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This article is written by Ava Suri, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog.This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Blog Day : 3652 Post No. : 14502

ASAD 10th Anniversary Celebrations – 10
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I have just finished noting down lyrics of the song I have chosen – it has taken me one hour at least. I have listened to the song close to 4-5 times. I had to listen to some parts again and again trying to figure out what the singer was saying, revise my lyrics and note down which portions were sung by the male or female singer and which was sung by them both. I do this only once in a while, not being the owner of the blog but an occasional participant. It made me appreciate more and more the amount of dedication the usual writers put in. To combine all this with a write up to explain the song, add anecdotes related to the song and sometimes, stories that led to the song is all hard work, believe me. In this age and time of quick fixes, short cuts, bullet points and shortened attention spans it is difficult to even understand this kind of dedication.

Hats off to the owners of the blog (Atul ji and Sudhir ji) and a team of dedicated Atulties who fuel this blog with their enthusiasm. There are many Atulites who are intensely interested in the goings on related to the blog. I find they are all lovely people who share a deep love of music. Their camaraderie is commendable, not only do they discuss the events on the blog, but also try their best to meet up often. I have attended one such meeting and have been awed by the depth of knowledge they have of music and the various ways in which they share their knowledge.

I have chosen a song from a relatively new movie, ‘Yahan’ from 2005. It is the directorial debut of Shoojit Sircar who garnered fame for the movie that came after this, ‘Vicky Donor’ (2012) and ‘Piku’ (2015). This movie, as far as I remember, did not make any waves. I happened to see the movie in a cinema hall and was struck by it. Minissha Lamba impressed me and Jimmy Shergill is always a pleasure to watch. The story is about a Kashmiri girl, Ada, who falls in love with an army captain, Aman (Jimmy Shergill). They face many difficulties after they fall in love. Ada risks being ostracized, even killed, for loving an army officer, and that too, not of the same religion. Similarly, Aman is also labelled as a traitor for dealing with Ada’s brother who is a terrorist. The denouement is over simplistic. It is hard to imagine something as complex as Kashmir problem being solved (even in part) by a few acts of an army captain. The charm of the movie lay in the sweet character of the two protagonists. Aman is an upright man who takes full responsibility for the woman he loves. Ada hopes to find peace and love in Aman after dealing with the constant strife in her life.

Listening closely to this song while noting the lyrics, I was struck by the beautiful words penned by Gulzar, clothed most wonderfully by the lovely music composed by Shantanu Moitra. Shreya Ghoshal sings it beautifully, there are times when her voice drops to a whisper and rises again. There are times when the music fades and lets the singer’s voice do its magic. When Shreya sings “Jhelum Mein Beh Lenge”, it feesl like I am floating in Jhelum. The song drips with love and longing. It is hard for a song to be so beautiful unless all three key elements of it, music, lyrics and singing is at its best. In this song you can hear them at their best.

Enjoy the lovely song and send up thanks to our great Atulji for allowing us a platform to enjoy and share music like this and congratulations to all the creators of the blog and the readers.

 

 


Song – Poochhe Jo Koi… Meri Nishaani… Rang Henna Likhna (Yahaan) (2005) Singers – Shreya Ghoshal, Shaan, Unidentified Male Voice, Lyrics – Gulzar, MD – Shantanu Moitra
Shreya + Shaan

Lyrics

rakh saaiyan di

rakh saaiyan di

rakh saaiyan di jeeve
jeeve
jeeve
rab rakhwaala jeeve
rakh saaiyan di jeeve
jeeve
jeeve
rab rakhwaala jeeve

pooche jo koi
meri nishaani
rang henna likhna
gore badan pe
ungli se mera
naam ada likhna
kabhi kabhi aaspaas chaand rehta hai
kabhi kabhi aaspaas shaam rehti hai

aao na..aa..aa
aao na
jhelum me beh lenge
vaadi ke mausam bhi
ik din to badlenge
kabhi kabhi aaspaas chaand rehta hai
kabhi kabhi aaspaas shaam rehti hai

aaun to subhaa
jaaun to mera
naam sabaa likhna
barf pade to
barf pe mera
naam dua likhna

zara zara aag waag paas rehti hai
zara zara kaangde ki aanch rehti hai
kabhi kabhi aaspaas chaand rehta hai
shamme bujhane….
kabhi kabhi aaspaas shaam rehti hai
aati hain raaten….
raaten bujhaane
tum aa gaye ho..oo

jab tum hanste ho..oo
din ho jata hai
tum galey lago to..oo..oo
din so jaata hai
doli uthaaye
aayega din to
paas bitha lena
kal jo miley to
maathe pe mere
suraj uga dena
zara zara aaspaas dhoop rahegi
zara zara aaspaas rang rahenge
zara zara aaspaas dhoop rahegi
zara zara aaspaas rang rahenge

pooche jo koi meri nishani
rang henna likhna
gore badan pe ungli se mera
naam ada likhna
aa..aa..aa
kabhi kabhi aaspaas chaand rehta hai

kabhi kabhi aaspaas shaam rehti hai
kabhi kabhi aaspaas chaand rehta hai
kabhi kabhi aaspaas shaam rehti hai

rakh saaiyan di jeeve
jeeve
jeeve
rab rakhwala jeeve
rakh saaiyan di jeeve
jeeve
jeeve
rab rakhwaala jeeve

kabhi kabhi aaspaas chand rehta hai
nanna nanna na na na nanna rehti hai
. . . aaspaas sham rehti hai

lalla lalla laal laal laal la la la laa

lalla lalla aaspaas shaam rehti hai

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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रख साइयाँ दी

रख साइयाँ दी

रख साइयाँ दी जीवे
जीवे
जीवे
रब रखवाला जीवे
रख साइयाँ दी जीवे
जीवे
जीवे
रब रखवाला जीवे

पूछे जो कोई
मेरी निशानी
रंग हीन्ना लिखना
गोरे बदन पे
उंगली से मेरा
नाम अदा लिखना
कभी कभी आस पास चाँद रहता है
कभी कभी आस पास शाम रहती है

आओ ना॰॰आ॰॰आ
आओ ना
झेलम में बह लेंगे
वादी के मौसम भी
इक दिन तो बदलेंगे
कभी कभी आस पास चाँद रहता है
कभी कभी आस पास शाम रहती है

आऊँ तो सुबह
जाऊँ तो मेरा
नाम सबा लिखना
बर्फ पड़े तो
बर्फ पे मेरा
नाम दुआ लिखना

ज़रा ज़रा आग वाग पास रहती है
ज़रा ज़रा कांगड़े की आंच रहती है
कभी कभी आस पास चाँद रहता है
शम्में बुझाने॰ ॰ ॰
कभी कभी आस पास शाम रहती है
आती हैं रातें॰ ॰ ॰
रातें बुझाने
तुम आ गए हो

जब तुम हँसते हो॰॰ओ
दिन हो जाता है
तुम गले लगा तो॰॰ओ॰॰ओ
दिन सो जाता है

डोली उठाए
आएगा दिन तो
पास बैठा लेना
कल जो मिले तो
माथे पे मेरे
सूरज उगा देना
ज़रा ज़रा आस पास धूप रहेगी
ज़रा ज़रा आस पास रंग रहेंगे
ज़रा ज़रा आस पास धूप रहेगी
ज़रा ज़रा आस पास रंग रहेंगे

पूछे जो कोई
मेरी निशानी
रंग हीन्ना लिखना
गोरे बदन पे
उंगली से मेरा
नाम अदा लिखना
आ॰॰आ॰॰आ
कभी कभी आस पास चाँद रहता है
कभी कभी आस पास शाम रहती है
कभी कभी आस पास चाँद रहता है
कभी कभी आस पास शाम रहती है

रख साइयाँ दी जीवे
जीवे
जीवे
रब रखवाला जीवे
रख साइयाँ दी जीवे
जीवे
जीवे
रब रखवाला जीवे

कभी कभी आस पास चाँद रहता है
नन्ना नन्ना ना ना ना नन्ना रहती है
॰ ॰ ॰ शाम रहती है
लल्ल लल्ल लाल लाल लाल ला ला ला
लल्ल लल्ल आस पास शाम रहती है

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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.

Blog Day : 3470 Post No. : 13930

Missing Films of 1960s – 45
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As I scanned the filmography of Nayyar Sb, presented by Atul ji in his late evening post yesterday, my eyes stopped with a jerk on seeing a ‘0’ in the decade of 1960s. Quick shift to the left and I find that the film is ‘The Killers’ from 1969. And the mind said ‘wow’ again – this film, and that too with Nayyar Sb’s music – how can that be an outsider still. Time to set the record right. So the immediate decision was to debut this film – immediately. 🙂

‘The Killers’ – is a kind of a multi starrer before its time. It brought together Sheikh Mukhtar, Dara Singh and Ajit – all stars in their own right of the genre of stunt / suspense / thriller films. Other players in the star cast are Helen (of course), Bela Bose, Leela Chitnis, Bhagwan, Jagdish Raj, Anwar Husain, Amar, Maruti, Savita, Sushma, Ram Lal, and Kundan etc. And yes, the alternate title of this film, now do not be surprised – ‘Hum Sab Qaatil Hain’, a la ‘Hum Sab Ustad Hain’ and ‘Hum Sab Chor Hain’.  😀 😀

The film is produced under the banner of Sangam Films, Bombay, and is directed by Maruti. The six songs in this film are shared between Aziz Kashmiri (2) and SH Bihari(4). This song is written by SH Bihari. Music – yes OP Nayyar Sb.

A wonderfully composed song, that immediately brings to memory, the similarly paced song – “Hum Ne To Dil Ko Aap Ke Kadmon Mein Rakh Diya”, sung by Rafi Sb and Asha Bhosle for Nayyar Sb in the film ‘Mere Sanam’ (1965). The use of sitar is simply so exquisite.

On screen, the song has been performed so sensuously by Helen, as she showers her graces on to her beau, role played by Dara Singh. In the initial moments of the song, the gentleman seems spooked, watching the lady wearing a towel, and then getting ready. He has this bowled over astounded expression on his face – almost as if, if he was required to say something, then God help the director.

But all in all, a wonderful composition, and performed equally wonderfully on screen by Helen. This is not a dance song, but she has conducted herself extremely tastefully.

With this, the film ‘The Killers’ makes its debut on our blog. And enjoy this lovely song. And the Helen performance.  🙂

 

Song – Nazren Mila Ke Aap Ne Ehsaan Kar Diya  (The Killers) (1969) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – SH Bihari, MD – OP Nayyar

Lyrics

hmmm hmmm hmmm
la la la la laaa lalla
hmmm hmmm hmmm hmmm hmmm

nazren mila ke aapne ehsaan kar diya
nazren mila ke aapne ehsaan kar diya
phir se hamaare jeene ka samaan kar diya

mil ke hamen huzoor se
mehsoos ye hua
mil ke hamen huzoor se
mehsoos ye hua
duniya mein aur kuchh bhi nahin
pyaar ke siwa
sab kuchh wafaa ke naam pe
qurbaan kar diya
nazren mila ke aapne ehsaan kar diya

bechain thi hamaari nazar
aap ke bagair
bechain thi hamaari nazar
aap ke bagair
mushqil tha zindagi ka safar
aap ke bagair
baahon mein le ke aap ne
aasaan kar diya
nazren mila ke aapne ehsaan kar diya
phir se hamaare jeene ka samaan kar diya

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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हम्ममम हम्ममम हम्ममम
ला ला ला ला लाss लल्ला
हम्ममम हम्ममम हम्ममम हम्ममम हम्ममम

नज़रें मिला के आपने एहसान कर दिया
नज़रें मिला के आपने एहसान कर दिया
फिर से हमारे जीने का समान कर दिया

मिल के हमें हुज़ूर से
महसूस ये हुआ
मिल के हमें हुज़ूर से
महसूस ये हुआ
दुनिया में और कुछ भी नहीं
प्यार के सिवा
सब कुछ वफा के नाम पे
कुर्बान कर दिया
नज़रें मिला के आपने एहसान कर दिया

बेचैन थी हमारी नज़र
आप के बगैर
बेचैन थी हमारी नज़र
आप के बगैर
मुश्किल था ज़िंदगी का सफर
आप के बगैर
बाहों में ले के आप ने
आसान कर दिया
नज़रें मिला के आपने एहसान कर दिया
फिर से हमारे जीने का समान कर दिया


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This article marks the 1000th song contribution by Prakashchandra in the blog.

We in this blog have nearly thirty odd people, may be a little more, who could be called blog regulars. They visit the blog regularly, comment on it regularly and they are contributors to the blog as well, in one way or the other.

I have met a few blog regulars over the years and I have interacted with several others on phone, e mail, whatsapp etc. Blog regulars too have met each other either personally or on whatsapp, facebook, email, phone etc. We these days have get togethers of regulars which we call “gangout”, which is a word of our own making. Nearly a dozen gangouts of blog regulars have already taken place so far.
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There are people who look forward to the weekends and they raise a silent or may be not so silent hurray as soon as they leave from their office to their home on friday evening. Why are people so happy during weekends and what exactly do they do on weekends ? I feel that working people are happy on realising that they will not have to be at the beck and call of their boss in the office for the next two days. They hope that they would be their own bosses for the next two days. Weekends are especially sweet for those people who feel that they have the misfortune of working with the worst boss in the world. 🙂
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This article is written by Raja, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Atul often says that inspite of the blog having already clocked five-digit number of songs, there are still plenty of very good songs out there that have still not found their way to the blog.

In my opinion, that is not a bad thing, because it keeps our journey of discovery interesting and exciting. Compiling songs on this blog is as much about the journey as about the destination – and we take as much pleasure in the journey as in getting closer to our destination. We have milestones, minor and major, that keep beckoning to us to approach them – and as we pass each milestone, we not only celebrate it but also set our sights on the next one.
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“Angaarey” (1954) was an Akashdeep Productions movie. It was directed by K B Lal. The movie had Nasir Khan, Nargis, Vanmala, Pran, Paro, Ratan Kumar, K. N. Singh, Jagirdar, Nanda, Jeevan, Sunalini Devi, Jawahar Kaul etc in it.
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“Sagaai” (1966) was produced and directed by S D Narang. The movie had Biswajeet, Rajshree, Rehman, Jayant, Rajendra Nath, Helen, Prem Chopra, Johnny Walker, Iftikhar, Durga Khote, Raj Mehra, Asit Sen, Tun Tun etc in it.
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“Ye Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke” (1963) was based on a real life public scandal of 1950s, where a naval officer’s European born wife had an affair with her husband’s close friend.
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“Dastak” (1970) was a movie on a theme that called for mature audience, But Indian audience, media as well as the censors were not mature at that time. Such movies were regarded as obscene and were given A certificates. Instead of attracting mature audience to the movie halls, such movies attracted immature audiences hoping to find some titillating scenes in the movies.
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This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.

“Caarvaan” (1971) is one of the first films that I remember having seen on the big screen. And I was then too young to understand the sentiments of sensuality. In later years, when I would revisit this film, on TV and in reruns, I would be more mature to appreciate the emotions and passions ensconced in this song. This film was the probably the first film in which Aruna Irani attracted attention as an accomplished character actor with a wholesome meaty role as a gypsy girl, so much in love with a truck driver.
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