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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.

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Missing Films of 1960s – 81
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Today, I am introducing a film that is significant in a certain way. The film is ‘Veer Ghatotkach’ from 1970. The role of the main protagonist – Veer Ghatotkach – is played in this film by Master Chandgi Ram. Folks who are familiar with the domestic Indian style wrestling and follow this sport, will be familiar with this name. Master Chandgi Ram was a regular pehalwaan and a wrestler of the first grade, in the Indian style wrestling sport, during the 1960s an 70s. Prior to him, the wrestler who was considered to be the no. 1 and the champion, was Dara Singh. As Dara Singh phased himself out of the wrestling sport during the mid 1960s, the fortunes of Master Chandgi Ram took quite an upswing.

After Dara Singh announced his retirement from this sport, there was quite a competition between the next line of wrestlers in India, to be recognized as his successor, and to be honored with the title of Bharat Kesri, which at one time was one of the top honor in wrestling sport in India. In 1969, in the tournament of wrestling after Dara Singh announced his retirement, Master Chandgi Ram emerged as the champion, and was given the title of Bharat Kesri. I remember, it was a major event in those days. In the final match, it was Dara Singh himself who stood as the bout referee. The match was telecast live on Doordarshan. He went on to win a gold medal at the 1970 Asian Games, and also represented India in the 1972 Olympics.

Following the footsteps of his idol and mentor, Chandgi Ram also tried his hand at films.  However, this film seems to be the only one in which he appeared. He played the title role of Veer Gatotkach in this film.

As per the history recorded in Mahabharat, Gatotkach is the son of Bhim, the third sibling in the line up of the Pandav brothers. It is stated that once Bhim spent some time by himself in the Himalayas, in the area of what is now known as Uttarakhand. He spent a long time there in penance and meditation. The area is still known by his name – Bheem Taal, a small town close to Nainital and Dehradun. There he met with a tribal princess by the name Hidimba. They got married, and Gatotkach was born from this union. I have been to Bheem Taal and have visited the temple of Hidimba Maata, which is on the top of one of the hills in that area.

The film is from the banner of Nitin Films, Bombay and is directed by Shantilal Soni. The cast of actors in this film includes Chandgiram, Mahipal, Lakshmi Chhaya, Raj Kumar, BM Vyas, Sherry Mohan, Shekhar Purohit, Padmarani, Dilip Dutt, Mishrilal, Radheshyam, Sulochana Chatterjee, Nandini, Shefali, Neelam, Kavita, Ramlal Pehalwan, Bhagwan Sinha, Anand Tiwari, Sattu Pehalwan, Kamaljeet, Mahesh Bhatt, Bakul, Bamalhari, Ajeet Soni, Jaishri Talpade, and Sujata, Meenakshi etc.

HFGK lists 5 songs for this film, all written by songwriter Bhagwat Misra. The music is composed by Dilip Roy. This song is sung by Suman Kalyanpur. One of those very wonderful songs that is lost in time, because the name of the film does not ring a bell.

In the video clip, the two gentlemen are Chandgi Ram, playing the role of Ghatotkach, and Rajkumar playing the role of Abhimanyu. This is the same Rajkumar who played the role of younger brother of Guru Dutt in the film ‘Sautela Bhaoi’ (1966). The actress who is performing the dance is looking familiar but I am not going to hazard a guess. I request other knowledgeable friends and readers to please help to identify her.
Note: The dancer in this video clip is Jaishree T. Thanks for Pramod Godbole ji for the identification.

So, welcoming another film to the blog, and also Master Chandgi Ram making his debut on our blog today.

 

Song – Neele Ambar Se Tumhaare Liye Aayi  (Veer Ghatotkach) (1970) Singer – Suman Kalyanpur, Lyrics – Bhagwat Misra, MD – Dilip Roy

Lyrics

neele ambar se tumhaare liye aa..aayi
maine preet ki jyot jagaa..aai

neele ambar se tumhaare liye aa..aayi
maine preet ki jyot jagaa..aai

aaaa aaaaa aaaaa
aaaaa aaaa aaaa aaaaaa
aaaa aaaaa aaaaa
aaaaa aaaa aaaa aaaaaa

na to bijli hoon kaali ghataaon ki main
na to chaand suraj na taara
na to bijli hoon kaali ghataaon ki main
na to chaand suraj na taara
mera roop to hai ik aisa diya
karey pyaar ka path ujiyaara
neele ambar se
o neele ambar se tumhaare liye aa..aayi
maine preet ki jyot jagaa..aai
neele ambar se tumhaare liye aa..aayi
maine preet ki jyot jagaa..aai

aaaaa aaaaaa
aaa aaa aaa aaa aaaaaa
aaaaa aaaaaa
aaa aaa aaa aaa aaaaaa

main kisi ki kalaa hoon khilona nahin
main hoon preet ki pratima pyaari
main kisi ki kalaa hoon khilona nahin
main hoon preet ki pratima pyaari
mere roop ko mann mein basaa ke sadaa
prem karte hain prem purjaari
neele ambar se
o neele ambar se tumhaare liye aa..aayi
maine preet ki jyot jagaa..aai
neele ambar se tumhaare liye aa..aayi
maine preet ki jyot jagaa..aai

main to preet ke geet ki raagini hoon
main hi pyaar ka sapna pyaara
main to preet ke geet ki raagini hoon
main hi pyaar ka sapna pyaara
main jo chaahon to mann ki udaasi mitey
maine chaaha miley ?? tumhaara
neele ambar se
o neele ambar se tumhaare liye aa..aayi
maine preet ki jyot jagaa..aai
neele ambar se tumhaare liye aa..aayi
maine preet ki jyot jagaa..aai

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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नीले अंबर से तुम्हारे लिए आ॰॰आई
मैंने प्रीत की ज्योत जगा॰॰आई

नीले अंबर से तुम्हारे लिए आ॰॰आई
मैंने प्रीत की ज्योत जगा॰॰आई

आsss आssss आssss
आssss आsss आsss आssssss
आsss आssss आssss
आssss आsss आsss आssssss

ना तो बिजली हूँ काली घटाओं की मैं
ना तो चाँद सूरज ना तारा
ना तो बिजली हूँ काली घटाओं की मैं
ना तो चाँद सूरज ना तारा
मेरा रूप तो है इक ऐसा दिया
नीले अंबर से
ओ नीले अंबर से तुम्हारे लिए आ॰॰आई
मैंने प्रीत की ज्योत जगा॰॰आई
नीले अंबर से तुम्हारे लिए आ॰॰आई
मैंने प्रीत की ज्योत जगा॰॰आई

आssss आssssss
आss आss आss आss आsssss
आssss आssssss
आss आss आss आss आsssss

मैं किसी की कला हूँ खिलौना नहीं
मैं प्रीत की प्रतिमा प्यारी
मैं किसी की कला हूँ खिलौना नहीं
मैं प्रीत की प्रतिमा प्यारी
मेरे रूप को मन में बसा के सदा
प्रेम करते हैं प्रेम पुजारी
नीले अंबर से
ओ नीले अंबर से तुम्हारे लिए आ॰॰आई
मैंने प्रीत की ज्योत जगा॰॰आई
नीले अंबर से तुम्हारे लिए आ॰॰आई
मैंने प्रीत की ज्योत जगा॰॰आई

मैं तो प्रीत के गीत की रागिनी हूँ
मैं ही प्यार का सपना प्यारा
मैं तो प्रीत के गीत की रागिनी हूँ
मैं ही प्यार का सपना प्यारा
मैं जो चाहूँ तो मन की उदासी मिटे
मैंने चाहा मिले ?? तुम्हारा
नीले अंबर से
ओ नीले अंबर से तुम्हारे लिए आ॰॰आई
मैंने प्रीत की ज्योत जगा॰॰आई
नीले अंबर से तुम्हारे लिए आ॰॰आई
मैंने प्रीत की ज्योत जगा॰॰आई

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Blog Day : 3673 Post No. : 14558

“Qawwaali Ki Raat”(1964) was Directed by Durgesh Kumar and Santoshi for Durgesh Productions, Bombay. This “social” movie had Kumkum, Kamaljeet, Mumtaz, Deven Verma, Jagdeep, Mohan Choti, Murad, aruna Irani, Johny Whisky, Kamal Mehra, Parshuram, Mirza Musharraf, Tuntun, Balam, Kathana, Jerry, Jankidas, Baroon Van Hizi, Kingkong etc in it.

The movie had eleven songs in it and most were qawwaalis as can be guessed from the title. Nine songs from the movie have been covered in the blog.

Here is the tenth song from “Qawwaali Ki Raat”(1964) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Suman Kalyanpur. Shewan Rizvi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Iqbal Qureshi.

This song is lip synced by Tuntun who is seen wooing a well built gentleman and singing this “expression of love” song for his benefit in what is a reversal of role of genders in Hindi movie songs. The gentleman looks like the jinn of Alladin’s chirag to me. 🙂 I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify him.


Song-Mujhe tumse muhabbat hai (Qawwaali Ki Raat)(1964) Singer-Suman Kalyanpur, Lyrics-Shewan Rizvi, MD-Iqbal Qureshi

Lyrics

mujhe tumse muhabbat hai
muhabbat hai
muhabbat hai
khuda bhi gavaah hai
khuda bhi gavaah hai
muhabbat hai
muhabbat hai
mujhe tumse muhabbat hai
muhabbat hai
muhabbat hai
khuda bhi gavaah hai
khuda bhi gavaah hai
muhabbat hai

yaqeen kar lo
ke is dil mein
tum hi tum thhe
tum hi tum ho
khuda samjhe mohabbat ko
jo is dil ko na tum samjho mohabbat naam hai
jiska badi naazuk hakikat hai
muhabbat hai
muhabbat hai
mujhe tumse muhabbat hai
muhabbat hai
muhabbat hai
khuda bhi gavaah hai
khuda bhi gavaah hai
muhabbat hai
muhabbat hai

muhabbat mein sukoon e dil
kabhi haasil nahin hota
wahaan rukti hai ye kashti
jahaan saahil nahin hota
wo saahil par nahin aate
jinhen toofaan ki hasrat hai
muhabbat hai
muhabbat hai
mujhe tumse muhabbat hai
muhabbat hai
muhabbat hai
khuda bhi gavaah hai
khuda bhi gavaah hai
muhabbat hai
muhabbat hai


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 : 3616 Post No. : 14416

Missing Films of 1960s – 74
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In 1940, a film by the name ‘Thief Of Tatar’ was released. Then in 1955 came another film titled ‘Tatar Ka Chor’. And after another 13 years, in 1968, came the film ‘Tatar Ki Haseena’. Just like the ‘Alibaba’ of Arbian Nights and the ‘Thief Of Baghdad’, the Tatar subject also seemed to hold a special interest for Hindi film makers for some time.

The name Tatar applies to an ethnic community of people, originating from the mountains of Mongolia. Originally, these people formed nomadic tribes that moved westward from the Mongol region and over the centuries, spread out all the way to Central Asia and Eastern Europe. The name Tatar first appeared in the 5th century AD. Tatars are essentially different from Mongols; however historically, they have moved together across the Asian continent. The Tatar tribes accompanied Genghis Khan on his conquest of the central and south Asian territories. They mingled with the tribes of the Central Asia and the Turkish people. For a period of history they formed kingdoms and empires in the regions that are now known as the Central Asian republics. In fact, there continues to be a Republic of Tatarstan as part of the current Russian Federation. Currently, about 6.5 million people spreading from Mongolia, China and Siberia in the east, all the way to Poland and Slovakia in the west, claim Tatar roots and ethnicity.

Just like Genghis Khan, Taimur and Halaku (grandson of Genghis Khan) – the Mongol kings and warriors who became legends that have fascinated the historians and the literati, the stories of the Tatar tribes have held the same romanticism and their legends, tales and histories abound in the Central Asia. And thus, the interest of Hindi film makers and the production of films listed above.

Today, I introduce the 1968 film ‘Tatar Ki Haseena’ on our blog. The film is a costume drama produced under the banner of Daluat Productions and is directed by Aslam Allahbaadi. The cast of actors is listed as Nalini Chonkar, Shah Agha, Sherry, Murad, Preetam, Radhika, Heera Sawant, Jeevankala, Madhumati, Kumud Tripathi, Sadiq, Maqbool, Prince Arjun, Babu Rajpal, Siddi Baba, Anil, Vijay, Meena, Sarosh, Kiran, Raju, and Santosh etc.

The Geet Kosh lists 6 songs for this film, five of which are written by Aslam Allahbaadi and one by M Yusuf. Music direction is by S Kishan. It seems that this probably is the solitary film that Aslam Allahbaadi wrote for. Another name, simply as Aslam appears in the Geet Kosh listings but whether it is the same as the lyricist of this film, is not known definitely. S Kishan as a music director is known to the readers of this blog. He has about a dozen films to his credit in the 1960s and 70s, including four which remained unreleased. Four of his films are already represented on our blog.

Today’s selection from this film is rendered by Suman Kalyanpur. The music is a reminder of the Middle Eastern melodies. The song is an assertion of love. The protagonist, a lady, is addressing her lover, telling about the feelings of her heart – that she would readily give up her life even for him, that she is restrained and helpless and is seeking solace in his benefaction.

Only the audio of this song is available. I request other readers and friends who may have seen this film in its time, to kindly add more information about this film and this song.

‘Tatar Ki Haseena’ makes a debut on our blog today, with this song. Listen to this poignant rendition, and enjoy.

Song – Ho Gayi Tum Se Mohabbat Jaan Bhi Qurbaan Hai  (Tataar Ki Haseena) (1968) Singer – Suman Kalyanpur, Lyrics – Aslam Allahbaadi, MD – S Kishan
Suman Kalyanpur + Chorus
Chorus

Lyrics

ho gayi tum se mohabbat jaan bhi qurbaan hai
tu mera mehboob hai
tu hi mera imaan hai
ho gayi tum se mohabbat jaan bhi qurbaan hai
jaan bhi qurbaan hai

dil ke haathon aaj main majboor hoon
paas reh kar bhi main tujh se door hoon
dil ke haathon aaj main majboor hoon
aaa aaa aaaa aaa
paas reh kar bhi main tujh se door hoon
aaa aaa aaaa aaa
ishq mein mar mar ke jeena aashiqon ki shaan hai
tu mera mehboob hai
tu hi mera imaan hai
ho gayi tum se mohabbat jaan bhi qurbaan hai
jaan bhi qurbaan hai

aap ki nazr e inaayat mujh pe gar ho jaayegi
zindagi araam se meri basar ho jaayegi
aap ki nazr e inaayat mujh pe gar ho jaayegi
zindagi araam se meri basar ho jaayegi
dil mein mere bas yahi ik aakhiri armaan hai
ho gayi tum se mohabbat jaan bhi qurbaan hai
jaan bhi qurbaan hai

dil dhadakta hai mera bas aap ke aa jaane se
dil dhadakta hai mera
shamma bhi jal jaati hai parwaane ke jal jaane se
shamma bhi jal jaati hai
dil dhadakta hai mera bas aap ke aa jaane se
shamma bhi jal jaati hai parwaane ke jal jaane se
bewafaa tujh par nichhaawar aaj meri jaan hai
tu mera mehboob hai
tu hi mera imaan hai
ho gayi tum se mohabbat jaan bhi qurbaan hai

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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हो गई तुमसे मोहब्बत जान भी क़ुरबान है
तू मेरा महबूब है
तू ही मेरा ईमान है
हो गई तुमसे मोहब्बत जान भी क़ुरबान है
जान भी क़ुरबान है

दिल के हाथों आज मैं मजबूर हूँ
पास रह कर भी मैं तुझसे दूर हूँ
दिल के हाथों आज मैं मजबूर हूँ
आ आ आ आ
पास रह कर भी मैं तुझसे दूर हूँ
आ आ आ आ
इश्क़ में मर मर के जीना आशिक़ों की शान है
तू मेरा महबूब है
तू ही मेरा ईमान है
हो गई तुमसे मोहब्बत जान भी क़ुरबान है
जान भी क़ुरबान है

आप की नज़र ए इनायत मुझ पे अगर हो जाएगी
ज़िंदगी आराम से मेरी बसर हो जाएगी
आप की नज़र ए इनायत मुझ पे अगर हो जाएगी
ज़िंदगी आराम से मेरी बसर हो जाएगी
दिल में मेरे बस यही इक आखिरी अरमान है
हो गई तुमसे मोहब्बत जान भी क़ुरबान है
जान भी क़ुरबान है

दिल धड़कता है मेरा बस आप के आ जाने से
दिल धड़कता है मेरा
शम्मा भी जल जाती है परवाने के जल जाने से
शम्मा भी जल जाती है
दिल धड़कता है मेरा बस आप के आ जाने से
शम्मा भी जल जाती है परवाने के जल जाने से
बेवफा तुझ पर निछावर आज मेरी जान है
तू मेरा महबूब है
तू ही मेरा ईमान है
हो गई तुमसे मोहब्बत जान भी क़ुरबान है


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Blog Day : 3609 Post No. : 14394

“Durga Pooja”(1962), not to be confused with “Durga Pooja”(1954), was a bhakti pradhan movie which was produced and directed by Adarsh for Adarshlok, Bombay. The movie had Jaimala, Anant Kumar, Hiralal, B M Vyas, Naazi, Mohan Modi, Deepak, Master Raja, Sandeep, Baby Shobha, Champak Lal, Poonam Kapoor, Rehana Zariwala, Lalita etc in it.

The movie had 13 songs in it. Details of songs are not available in HFGK for any of these songs which are all rare songs.

Here is the first song from “Durga Pooja”(1962) to appear in the blog. As mentioned above, singer is not known, but it is clear from the voice that the song is sung by Suman Kalyanpur. Pt Indra Chandra is the lyricist. Music is compose d by Pt Shivram.

Only audio of this song is available. From the lyrics, it can be deduced that a female devotee is praying to goddess Durga requesting her to cause rain to fall on earth where people are suffering from water scarcity. It is the first such song that I am aware of where Goddess Durga is asked for something which is not in her jurisdiction. 🙂 Causing rainfall falls under(pun uninted) Lord Indra, but the devotee is apparently not aware about the distribution of portfolios among various gods and goddesses. 🙂

With this song, “Durga Pooja”(1962) makes its debut in the blog. And rather appropriately, this song makes it to the blog on a day (5 june 2018) which is being observed as “World Environment Day”.


Baadal se jal barsa dharti ki pyaas bujha(Durga Pooja)(1962) Singer-Suman Kalyanpur, Lyrics-Pt Indra, MD-Shivram

Lyrics

o o o o
neeche to dharti jaley
gagan jaley
bin neer
jagdambe tere bina
kaun hare jag peer
hey ambe jagdambe
hey ambe

baadal se jal barsa
dharti ki pyaas bujha
kaam hai mera
naam hai tera
donon ki baat bana
o o o o
baadal se jal barsa
dharti ki pyaas bujha

pade kaleje pe lahraake
din sab(?) sunsaan
sookhe taal talaiyya saare
gaaye kaun malhaar aar
meghon ko maiyya bula
baadal se jal barsa
kaam hai mera
naam hai tera
donon ki baat bana
o o o
baadal se jal barsa
dharti ki pyaas bujha

aaj laaj tere haat
baat mat jaane de meri
meri baat kya baat to jaayegi meri
paani ke teer chala
baadal se jal barsa
kaam hai mera
naam hai tera
donon ki baat bana
o o o
baadal se jal barsa
dharti ki pyaas bujha

gagan ghata ghan ghor
shor chahoon oar
umad kar baadal aane de
pyaasi dharti ko pila neer
har taal talaiya nadi jheel
saagar bhar jaane de
saagar bhar jaane de
saagar bhar jaane de
hey ambe
jagdambe
hey ambe
jagdambe


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Blog Day : 3601 Post No. : 14372

There have been three Hindi movies titled “Roop Lekha”. They were released in 1934, 1949 and 1962.

“Roop Lekha”(1962) was produced by N N Sippy and directed by Mohammad Hussain for Prithvi Pictures, Bombay. Incidentally, “Roop Lekha”(1949) too was directed by Mohammad Hussain.

“Roop Lekha”(1962) had Mahipal and Vijaya Chaudhary in lead roles with Sundar, Raj Adeeb, Shaam Kumar, Krishna Kumari, Amar, Jeewan Kala, Madhumati, Rafiq, Munshi Munaqqa, Mohammad Ali, Ghani, Arvind Kumar, Dondu, Balram, Nazeer Kashmiri etc also figuring in it.

There were six songs in the movie. One song has been covered in the past.

Here is the second song from “Roop Lekha”(1962) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Suman Kalyanpur. Farooque Kaiser is the lyricist. Music is composed by Naashaad.

The song is picturised as a Raaj darbaar dance song. I am unable to identify the dancer. I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify the dancer as well as the other actors visible in the picturisation.


Song-Toone churaa li mere maathe ki bindiya (Roop Lekha)(1962) Singer-Suman Kalyanpur, Lyrics-Farooque Kaiser, MD-Naashaad

Lyrics

toone churaa li mere maathe ki bindiya
beimaan rasiya o beimaan rasiya
toone chura li mere maathe ki bindiya
beimaan rasiya o beimaan rasiya
chor kahoon main tujhe
ya kahoon chhaliya
beimaan rasiya o beimaan rasiya
beimaan rasiya o beimaan rasiya

duniya ne tod diya tod diya
duniya ne tod diya
pyaara pyaara sapna
samjhe na koi mere
dil ka tadapna
phirti hoon maari maari
saari nagariya
beimaan rasiya o beimaan rasiya
beimaan rasiya o beimaan rasiya

kismat ne chhod diya o chhod diya
o ji mujhe chhod diya
kismat ne chhod diya manzil pe aake
pahunche hain dar pe tere sab kuchh lutaa ke
kisko khabar thhi aise badlegi duniya
beimaan rasiya o beimaan rasiya
toone chura li mere maathe ki bindiya
beimaan rasiya o beimaan rasiya
beimaan rasiya o beimaan rasiya

kaagaz ki naav teri
naav teri
kaagaz ki naav teri
kab tak chalegi
takra ke lahron se doob rahegi
jaayegi shyaam(?) teri beech bajariya
beimaan rasiya beimaan rasiya
beiman rasiya o beimaan rasiya
toone churaa li mere maathe ki bindiya
beimaan rasiya o beimaan rasiya
beimaan rasiya o beimaan rasiya


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 : 3584 Post No. : 14336

Missing Films of 1960s – 68
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Fifteen days and thirty one posts later – that is the amount of days and posts that I missed keeping up with on the blog, with dear Atul ji keeping up with the pace all alone. I have a lot of excuses to give, but no reasons that may be convincing. Just flowing along with certain compulsions and different priorities. But I had to get back in action today. After getting a word from Atul ji about his traveling plans, just to hold on and not allow any more dot days to go by might just be a good accomplishment. So, I am back again, and hopefully should be holding fort for now.

Back to visiting the 1960s decade once again. Today’s debut film is ‘Daanveer Karn’ from 1965. A very obscure and rare film, that I came to hear about only when the list of missing films from 1960s was prepared by Khyati Ben. I could not locate practically any information other than what is given in the Geet Kosh. However, on browsing through the YouTube, I come across an interesting thing. One can see some links for a film by this name, and a couple of songs also. But this film, although carrying the same name, is a dubbed film from Tamil, starring Shivaji Ganeshan and Savitri. However, when I played the songs, they are not what is listed in the Geet Kosh for this film. So apparently this could be a coincidence that two films by the same name appeared in 1965, one of them being a dubbed version of a Tamil original by the same name.

But then there is more surprise in store – as I checked the details of the film in Geet Kosh, I find some details matching. In that, the production company is from Madras (Padmini Pictures) and the lead artists are Shivaji Ganeshan and Savitri. Could then this be the same film, which gets listed in Geet Kosh? Possibly. Just that the two songs available on YouTube from this film, are not listed in the Geet Kosh. So a mystery that needs to be researched. I request other knowledgeable readers and friends to please add more information about this film and its music.

The film is directed by K Panthalu. The songs are credited to Prem Dhawan and the music is by K Balkrishan. As for the music director, I do not find any other film that has been done by him, in Hindi cinema at least. His work is confined to the South Indian cinema. The cast of actors as per Geet Kosh is given as Shivaji Ganeshan, NT Ramarao, Savitri, Devika, MV Rajamma, Sandhya, Rukmani, G Shakuntala, SA Ashokan, Mutthuraman, Jawar Sitaraman, Mutthaiya, K Natrajan, and BS Raghvan etc.

Today’s debut song from this film is sung by Suman Kalyanpur. This is a song of love, in which the lady is complaining about the indifferent attitude of her beau, who does not seem to pay any attention to her. A somewhat breezy composition, this is an unheard gem of Suman Kalyanpur, that I am liking very much now. I am sure you will too. Listen and enjoy.

Song – Kaise Kahoon Ri, Keh To Sakhi Ri  (Daanveer Karn) (1965) Singer – Suman Kalyanpur, Lyrics – Prem Dhawan, MD – K Balkrishan

Lyrics

kaise kahoon ri
keh to sakhi ri
jaane nirmohi na peeda mann ki. . .

kaise kahoon ri
keh to sakhi ri
jaane nirmohi na peeda mann ki
kaise kahoon ri
keh to sakhi ri
tan kyon doley
mann kyon kaanpe
jaane na aaj kahaan koi
kaise kahoon ri
keh to sakhi ri
jaane nirmohi na peeda mann ki
kaise kahoon ri
keh to sakhi ri
jaane nirmohi na peeda mann ki. . .

dil mein hai armaan
kitne hi toofaan. . .
aaa aaa aaa aaaa
aaaa aaaaa aaaaa aaaaa
aaa aaa aaa aaa aaa
aaaaaa aaaaaa aaaaa
aaaaaa aaaaaa aaaaa
dil mein hai armaan
kitne hi toofaan
nahin mo pe daale nazar
haaye piya nadaan
pal chhin birha ke laage mohey baan
bada julmi hai baalam anjaan
kaise kahoon ri
keh to sakhi ri
jaane nirmohi na peeda mann ki
jaane nirmohi na peeda mann ki

kaise ab samjhaaun mann ko
bhool gaye wo mujh birhan ko
jaa ke koi ye keh do un ko
ik ghadi un bin chain na aaye
kaise kahoon ri
keh to sakhi ri
jaane nirmohi na peeda mann ki
kaise kahoon ri
keh to sakhi ri
jaane nirmohi na peeda mann ki. . .

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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कैसे कहूँ री
कह तो सखी री
जाने निर्मोही ना पीड़ा मन की॰ ॰ ॰

कैसे कहूँ री
कह तो सखी री
जाने निर्मोही ना पीड़ा मन की
कैसे कहूँ री
कह तो सखी री
तन क्यों डोले
मन क्यों काँपे
जाने ना आज कहाँ कोई
कैसे कहूँ री
कह तो सखी री
जाने निर्मोही ना पीड़ा मन की
कैसे कहूँ री
कह तो सखी री
जाने निर्मोही ना पीड़ा मन की॰ ॰ ॰

दिल में है अरमान
कितने ही तूफान॰ ॰ ॰
आss आss आss आssss
आsss आssss आsssss आsssss
आss आss आss आss
आsssss आssssss आssss
आsssss आssssss आsssss
दिल में है अरमान
कितने ही तूफान
नहीं मो पे डाले नज़र
हाए पिया नादान
पल छिन बिरह के लागे मोहे बाण
बड़ा जुल्मी है बलमा अंजान
कैसे कहूँ री
कह तो सखी री
जाने निर्मोही ना पीड़ा मन की
जाने निर्मोही ना पीड़ा मन की

कैसे अब समझाऊँ मन को
भूल गए वो मुझ बिरहन को
जा के कोई ये कह दे उनको
इक घड़ी उन बिन चैन ना आए
कैसे कहूँ री
कह तो सखी री
जाने निर्मोही ना पीड़ा मन की
कैसे कहूँ री
कह तो सखी री
जाने निर्मोही ना पीड़ा मन की॰ ॰ ॰


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 : 3554 Post No. : 14258

Ah yes – ‘Hunterwaali’. Seems that just like Tarzan, ‘Hunterwaali’ has been quite a favorite title and theme for film producers in India. The original ‘Hunterwaali’ was released in 1935 – with Fearless Nadia assaying the title role. This was followed in 1943 with a title variation of ‘Hunterwaali Ki Beti’. Then in 1959 came another ‘Hunterwaali’, this time the title role being played by Mehru. In 1972, came a production from the south. The female lead role was played by Jyotilakshmi. In 1978, yes, one more ‘Hunterwaali’ film was released. And guess, the lady playing the title role – it is Bindu.
[Ed Note: Atul ji points out that there is another ‘Hunterwaali’ film right there from the year 1959; the title is ‘Miss Hunterwaali’.]

After 1978, for lack of recorded data, it cannot be certainly said what other ‘Hunterwaali’ films came. There is a Bhojpuri film by this name in 2014-15. YouTube also informs us that there was a film by this title, produced in Pakistan also, in 1988.

As per the details recorded in HFGK, the film is produced by Madhav Rao and Rustom Irani under the banner of Golden Movies Corporation, Bombay and is directed by BJ Patel. The cast of actors is listed as Mehru, Samar Roy, Habeeb, Ram Raseela, Mirajkar, Jeet Bala, Kailash, Shri Bhagwan, Sattar, and Mohammad amongst others. Five songs are listed for this film. All the songs are written by Shaad. As I checked for this lyricists name in the Geet Kosh, I find that his name appears in just one more film viz., ‘Rifle Girl’ in 1958, which is also already represented here on our blog. Interestingly, the music director for ‘Rifle Girl’ (1958) and ‘Hunterwaali’ (1959) is the same – Harbans. In the Geet Kosh, we see his name appear in eight films over a period of 1958 to 1966.

Coming to the song itself. This wonderful melodious song is sung by Suman Kalyanpur. The beginning of the song is so stirring. The chorus sound of “Lallal Laara, Lallaara” immediately speaks of a promise of a wonderful song to follow. And the promise is verily kept by the music director. One may listen to this tune and may comment that this tune is familiar, and that it is adapted from such and such and such other songs. But that analysis is not important. The lilt and the joy in this melody speaks for itself. Yet once again, the observations pan out – an obscure film (1960s and earlier), unknown or really very less known artists, nothing much available as information – all these characteristics combine to ensure some very lovely and mostly unheard, unfamiliar songs. This instance is no less.

So with this lilting song, the 1958 version of ‘Hunterwaali’ makes its debut on our blog today.

Song – Ye Behta Behta Paani, Ye Rut Ye Jawaani  (Hunterwaali) (1959) Singer – Suman Kalyanpur, Lyrics – Shaad, MD – Harbans
Chorus

Lyrics

lallal laara
lallaara
ho oo oo oo
lallal laara
lallaara
aa aa aa aa

ye behta behta paani
ye rut ye jawaani
ye behta behta paani
ye rut ye jawaani
nazaare panghat ke
chhalakte hain matke
chori chori aa ja re
o chori chori aa ja
ho chori chori aa ja re
o chori chori aa ja
kahaan pe laage nainwa
kahaan hai tora raja
kahaan hai tora raja re
kahaan hai tora raja

oo oo oo oo oo
baar baar naina kajraare
jhuk jhuk jaayen laaj ke maare
kaahe torey naina kajraare
jhuk jhuk jaayen laaj ke maare
ho oo oo oo oo
sakhi ri chaloon kaise
dagar anjaani
ye behta behta paani
ye rut ye jawaani
nazaare panghat ke
chhalakte hain matke
chori chori aa ja re
o chori chori aa ja
ho chori chori aa ja re
o chori chori aa ja
kahaan pe laage nainwa
kahaan hai tora raja
kahaan hai tora raja re
kahaan hai tora raja

oo oo oo oo oo
aaj sakhi re mora mann lehraaye
sar se chunariya udti jaaye
kaahe sakhi ri mora mann lehraaye
sar se chunariya udti jaaye
oo oo oo oo
kaho ji kaise keh doon
main dil ki kahaani
ye behta behta paani
ye rut ye jawaani
nazaare panghat ke
chhalakte hain matke
chori chori aa ja re
o chori chori aa ja
ho chori chori aa ja re
o chori chori aa ja
kahaan pe laage nainwa
kahaan hai tora raja
kahaan hai tora raja re
kahaan hai tora raja

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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लल्ल’ल लारा
लल्लारा
हो ओ ओ ओ
लल्ल’ल लारा
लल्लारा
आ आ आ आ

ये बहता बहता पानी
ये रुत ये जवानी
ये बहता बहता पानी
ये रुत ये जवानी
नज़ारे पनघट के
छलकते हैं मटके
चोरी चोरी आ जा रे
ओ चोरी चोरी आ जा
हो चोरी चोरी आ जा रे
ओ चोरी चोरी आ जा
कहाँ पे लागे नैनवा
कहाँ है तोरा राजा
कहाँ है तोरा राजा रे
कहाँ है तोरा राजा

ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ
बार बार नैना कजरारे
झुक झुक जाएँ लाज के मारे
काहे तोरे नैना कजरारे
झुक झुक जाएँ लाज के मारे
हो ओ ओ ओ ओ
सखी री चलूँ कैसे
डगर अनजानी
ये बहता बहता पानी
ये रुत ये जवानी
नज़ारे पनघट के
छलकते हैं मटके
चोरी चोरी आ जा रे
ओ चोरी चोरी आ जा
हो चोरी चोरी आ जा रे
ओ चोरी चोरी आ जा
कहाँ पे लागे नैनवा
कहाँ है तोरा राजा
कहाँ है तोरा राजा रे
कहाँ है तोरा राजा

ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ
आज सखी रे मोरा मन लहराए
सर से चुनरिया उड़ती जाये
काहे सखी री तोरा मन लहराए
सर से चुनरिया उड़ती जाये
ओ ओ ओ ओ’
कहो जी कैसे कह दूँ
मैं दिल की कहानी
ये बहता बहता पानी
ये रुत ये जवानी
नज़ारे पनघट के
छलकते हैं मटके
चोरी चोरी आ जा रे
ओ चोरी चोरी आ जा
हो चोरी चोरी आ जा रे
ओ चोरी चोरी आ जा
कहाँ पे लागे नैनवा
कहाँ है तोरा राजा
कहाँ है तोरा राजा रे
कहाँ है तोरा राजा


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

Blog Day : 3530 Post No. : 14178

First of all, let me wish all of you a Happy Ugadi and Happy Gudi Padwa today (18 march 2018). I hope those celebrating the occasion are enjoying themselves.

Today also happens to be the birthday of Shashi Kapoor (18 march 1938-4 december 2017), one of our best-known and most loved actors.

The thought is inescapable – and burdened with more than a tinge of sorrow. The thought that, had I written this post on just his previous birthday, I would have been talking of Shashi Kapoor in the present tense. I’d have been saying “is”, instead of “was”.

But that’s life – and death. And we have to accept it.

Ah, Shashi Kapoor!

Where do I start?

Let me start as usual with “my generation”, the 70s.

For me, and I am sure for many Hindi film lovers born in the early 60s, Shashi Kapoor would have been an integral part of their childhood film-watching experience. He was a very familiar face throughout the 70s – whether in solo roles or in multi-starrer films.

Those were the times when Rajesh Khanna (for the first half of the decade) and Amitabh Bachchan (for the second half) ruled. The 70s also saw a whole lot of new actors emerge. There were also some from the earlier decade who continued to enjoy success – Dharmendra, Manoj Kumar, Sanjeev Kumar, Jeetendra to name a few.

And there was Shashi Kapoor.

One thing most people will agree about Shashi Kapoor – he was very handsome. He had this boyishly cute face, bright eyes, and a smile that got accentuated by crooked teeth and a deep dimple. No wonder you often heard of the term “chocolatey good looks” when people talked of Shashi. 🙂

I think girls found Shashi particularly handsome – he was easily my sisters’ favourite. I was very young then in the late 60s, but I still remember that when the one weekly film in our club happened to be a Shashi film, they’d be thrilled. 🙂 Thus I have fond memories of watching at a very young age, in that club, Shashi films like Haseena Maan Jaayegi, Aamne Saamne, Suhana Safar, Ek Shriman Ek Shrimati, Pyar Ka Mausam, Raja Saab, Rootha Na Karo, Jahaan Pyaar Mile and many more. Whether the film was good or not, was secondary. Shashi was a good enough reason to enjoy it. I remember for days after seeing Pyar Ka Mausam, they’d be singing “ni sultana re”. 🙂 And they loved Aamne Saamne’s “nain milaakar chain churaana kiska hai ye kaam”.

Even when we went on holiday to Bombay for the first time in the early 70s, and we decided to watch a movie, the unanimous choice was Sharmeelee, playing at that time. I think my sisters were even hoping to catch sight of Shashi Kapoor somewhere on the streets of Bombay. 🙂 Not even one in a million chance – but one lives on hope. I remember, for days after watching Sharmeelee, the song “khilte hain gul yahaan” was on their lips. 🙂

Back in our village, when we had to travel 25 km to see a film in a cinema hall, they managed to persuade my dad to take them for Jaanwar Aur Insaan (1972). My dad wasn’t into films at all – it’s possible they told him it was a film about animals (jaanwar). Whereas it’s more likely they were interested in the insaan (Shashi). 🙂

Ah, these childhood memories. 🙂

I was fond of Shashi too – from those late 60s films, while my sisters would sing Shashi’s “tum bin jaoon kahaan” in Antakshari, I’d sing “aaye baithe khaaye piye khiske”. A little more matter-of-fact. 🙂

Today, as I am writing this post, with all these memories coming to the fore, it strikes me that even in an era with Rajesh Khanna as superstar (and Amitabh Bachchan later), Shashi had his own following. Like my sisters. 🙂

Sharmeelee (1971) with superhit songs, Jaanwar Aur Insaan (1972), Aa Gale Lag Ja (1973) with superhit songs, Chor Machaye Shor (1974) with the famous “le jaayenge, le jaayenge, dilwaale dulhaniya le jaayenge”, Chori Mera Kaam and Salaakhen (1975), Fakira (1976) with hit songs.

All solo films for Shashi, all successful. Am not counting the multi-starrers, Roti Kapda Aur Makaan (1974), Deewaar (1975) and Kabhie Kabhie (1976).

As the decade progressed, and multi-starrers became more common, Shashi Kapoor was very much part of them, often to be seen opposite reigning superstar Amitabh Bachchan in films like Trishul (1977) and Suhaag (1979).

Yet, he could carry his own in a solo – as was to be seen in Satyam Shivam Sundaram (1978), a film made by his brother, Raj Kapoor.

So Shashi Kapoor was largely a “safe” actor in the 70s – both for viewers and producers. Of course not every film worked (there are many aspect to a film’s success), but, by and large, audiences liked watching him on screen.

Towards the end of the decade, Shashi got into film production too. He produced some well-known films – Junoon (1979), Kalyug (1981), 36 Chowringhee Lane (1981), Vijeta (1982), Utsav (1984).

But in 1984, disaster struck – his dear wife Jennifer passed away, due to cancer. I think after that Shashi was not the same again.

I’ve talked a lot about his films of the 70s, mainly because that’s the decade I have most memories of. Of course his career started much earlier. As a child artiste (a young Raj Kapoor in Aag and Awara), with his first film as an adult being BR Chopra’s controversial Dharamputra (1961). In that film, he had a negative role.

Although he came from the Kapoor khandaan, it was made clear to Shashi that he had to come up on merit. He had his share of struggles early on – and though he managed the odd hit (like in the multi-starrer Waqt), he really had his first mega solo hit only with Jab Jab Phool Khile (1965).

His co-star in that film was, as usual, Nanda. I say “as usual”, because Nanda was his co-star in many films during the 60s. She was a much bigger star than he was – but was happy to be paired opposite him. Shashi later said he was hugely grateful to Nanda for this. Nanda herself said that Shashi was her favourite co-star.

One thing that struck me in obituaries about Shashi Kapoor last December was that almost everyone spoke a lot about Prithvi Theatre. And rightly so.

While there’s no doubt that Shashi Kapoor gained a lot of popularity from cinema, I think in his heart his love was Prithvi Theatre. After all, he had met his wife Jennifer also through theatre in the 1950s. So one of the most satisfying moments for him and for Jennifer must have been to set up Prithvi Theatre in 1978 and fulfil his father Prithviraj Kapoor’s dream of having a permanent location for his Prithvi Theatres (it had been a travelling troupe during Prithviraj’s time).

Many of the obits talked about how dedicated Shashi Kapoor (and Jennifer, when she was alive) was to Prithvi Theatre. Even when he was in very poor health in his final years, he would want to visit and even watch performances.

So no mention of Shashi Kapoor is complete without a mention of Prithvi Theatre.

I’ve not talked about his acting in English-language films or his partnership with Merchant-Ivory. I’ve myself just watched only one of these films – Bombay Talkie (1970), directed by James Ivory. It also starred Jennifer.

I’ve also not mentioned that Shashi Kapoor was considered to be a true gentleman actor. Many of his co-stars, from Sharmila Tagore to Hema Malini to Zeenat Aman, have said this. He was also supposed to have had a good sense of humour, always keeping the set lively.

All in all, Shashi Kapoor was a much-loved person during his lifetime. And for good reason. And you cannot really ask for more than that.

Now for the song for today.

It is from the film “Suhaana Safar” (1970). A film that I remember seeing as a very young boy, but sadly have only very faint memories of. I seem to vaguely remember a bus in which Shashi and Sharmila travel. That’s all I can remember now. 🙂 A good excuse to watch it again. 🙂

The song is the title song. Aha aha aa ye suhaana safar hai, sung by Rafisaab. The lyrics of this song are by Anand Bakshi, music by Laxmikant Pyarelal.

The picturisation is of Shashi Kapoor in a jeep, generally giving out positive vibes, talking about travel, hawa, manzil etc. He finds himself behind a bus, and this infectious positive mood catches on with the travelers in the bus too. They join him in the song. Towards the end of the song, Sharmila Tagore (one of the travelers) looks out of the bus, Shashi waves to her – and it looks like he loses control of his jeep. (Am pretty sure it’s nothing serious :-)).

While watching the video and listening to the lyrics, I could not help thinking that this could be a metaphor for the suhaana safar of Shashi Kapoor’s life itself. And the suhaana safar that we have had following his films for decades. Indeed, it has been a wonderful journey – and we are thankful to him for letting us be part of it.

Interestingly, while I was having these thoughts, I got a message from Avinashji. As usual, when I thought of writing a post for Shashi Kapoor today, he had promptly messaged me, and offered to help me with providing the lyrics. Now, while sending me the lyrics, he echoed the exact same thoughts I had! About the suhana safar of Shashi Kapoor and what we have had with Shashi Kapoor. Serendipity. 🙂

I’ll now leave you with this positive song – and with remembering our suhaana safar with Shashi Kapoor.

There are two versions of this song – one by Rafisaab, the other by Suman Kalyanpur.

Rafi version (Audio)

Rafi version (Video)

Suman Kalyanpur Version (Audio)

Song-Aha aha aa ye suhaana safar (Suhaana Safar)(1970) Singer-Rafi/ Suman Kalyanpur, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal
Female chorus
All chorus

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Lyrics(Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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O o
o o o
Aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa

Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar
Hoye
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar
Rukti nahin hai nazaaron pe nazar
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar
Hoye
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar

Ho o o o
Hawaayein jhoom rahi hain
Gulon ko choom rahi hain
Hoye
Hawaayein jhoom rahi hain
Rokoon dil ko main kaise
Aise udaa jaaye jaise
maang liye ho kisi panchhi se parr
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar
Hoye
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar

O o o
Musaafir chaltaa hi jaaye
Kabhi bhi manzil naa aaye
Musaafir chaltaa hi jaaye
Dheere dheere haule haule
Mujhse ye dil boley
Kat jaaye raste mein
Saari umar
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar
Hoye
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar

Chhup chhup chhainyya
Chhainyya
Chhup chhup chhainyya
Chhup chhup chhainyya
Chhainyya
Chhup chhup chhainyya
Patli kamar mori
Naazuk bainyya
Chhup chhup chhainyya
Chhainyya
Chhup chhup chhainyya

Ho o o
Mujhe ye raah naa bhulaa de
Kahin ye aur naa pahunchaa de
Mujhe ye raah naa bhulaa de
Kaisi hain ye matwaali
Lambi lambi kaali kaali
Zulf kisi ki hai
Ya ye dagar
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar
Hoye
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar
Rukti nahin hai nazaaron pe nazar
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar
Hoye
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar

Aha aha aa ye suhaana safar
Aha aha aa ye suhaana safar
Aha aha aa ye suhaana safar

—————————————-
(Female version)
—————————————–
Hmm hmm
O o o
o o
o o o

Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar
Ho
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar
Rukti nahin hai nazaaron pe nazar
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar
Ho
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar
Ho o o

Ho o o
Nigaahein jhoom rahi hain
Kisi ko dhoondh rahi hain
Ho
Nigaahein jhoom rahi hain
Koyee mulaakaatee miley
Aisa koyee saathi miley
Jo ban jaaye mera hamsafar
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar
Ho
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar

Ho o o
Abhi to door hai manzil
Dhadakne lagaa abhi se dil
Abhi to door hai manzil
Taubaa taubaa
Haaye haaye
Dil pe kyaa guzar jaaye
Saamne wo aa jaaye agar
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar
Ho o
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar

Ho o o o
Mere dil bhool na jaana
Ki hain ye rastaa anjaana
Mere dil bhool na jaana
Aise naa machal jaana
Aagey naa nikal jaana
Chhod ke peechhe sanam ka ghar
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar
Ho o
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar
Rukti nahin hai nazaaron pe nazar
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar
Ho
Aha aha
aa ye suhaana safar

———————————————
Devnagri script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
———————————————
Male version
———————————————


ओ ओ ओ
आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ

आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र
होए
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र
रूकती नहीं है नजारों पे नज़र
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र
होए
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र

हो ओ ओ ओ
हवाएं झूम रही हैं
गुलों को चूम रही हैं
होए
हवाएं झूम रही हैं
रोकूँ दिल को मैं कैसे
ऐसे उड़ा जाए जैसे
बाँध लिए हो किसी पंछी से पर
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र
होए
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र

ओ ओ ओ
मुसाफिर चलता ही जाए
कभी भी मंजिल ना आये
मुसाफिर चलता ही जाए
धीरे धीरे हौले हौले
मुझसे ये दिल बोले
कट जाए रस्ते में
सारी उम्र
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र
होए
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र

छुप छुप छैंया
छैंया
छुप छुप छैंया
पतली कमर मोरी
नाज़ुक बैंया
छुप छुप छैंया
छैंया
छुप छुप छैंया

हो ओ ओ
मुझे ये राह ना भुला दे
कहीं ये और ना पहुंचा दे
मुझे ये राह ना भुला दे
कैसी हैं ये मतवाली
लम्बी लम्बी काली काली
ज़ुल्फ़ किसी की हैं
या ये डगर
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र
होए
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र
रूकती नहीं है नजारों पे नज़र
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र
होए
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र

————————————
Female version
————————————
हम्म
हम्म
ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ

आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र
हो
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र
रूकती नहीं है नजारों पे नज़र
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र
हो
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र
हो

हो ओ ओ
निगाहें झूम रही हैं
किसीको ढूंढ रही हैं
हो
निगाहें झूम रही हैं
कोई मुलाकाती मिले
ऐसा कोई साथी मिले
जो बन जाए मेरा हमसफ़र
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र
हो
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र

हो ओ ओ
अभी तो दूर है मंजिल
धड़कने लगा अभी से दिल
अभी तो दूर है मंजिल
तौबा तौबा
हाए हाए
दिल पे क्या गुज़र जाए
सामने वो आ जाये अगर
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र
हो
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र

हो ओ ओ ओ
मेरे दिल भूल न जाना
कि है ये रास्ता अनजाना
मेरे दिल भूल न जाना
ऐसे न मचल जाना
आगे ना निकल जाना
छोड़ के पीछे सनम का घर
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र
हो ओ
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र
रूकती नहीं है नजारों पे नज़र
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र
हो
आहा आहा
आ ये सुहाना सफ़र


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 : 3523 Post No. : 14150

Missing Films of 1960s – 62
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Over a period of time now, more and more films and film songs are becoming available online. Earlier this week itself, Bakshi ji mentioned in one of our conversations that he is now downloading films right on to his smart phone from the internet, and watches them at his convenience. The smart phones are coming up with huge storage memories. The mobile phone service providers are coming up with plans that allow large data volumes to be downloaded. As per him, services like Jio are able to provide good bandwidth, and it does not take long to download a full film. This seems to be a good time for lovers of Hindi films and film music – just log on, do some search and one is able to find many items of interest. And to add, of course, that more and more people are now uploading films and songs online, and sharing with the world.

When I started this series, at the request of Katie Ben, for many episodes I was following the yearly sequence, as per the list worked out by her. In between, sometimes I would jump ahead for a special request. But the progression was linear more or less. Lately, I have been moving back and forth between the years, as I continue to either discover hitherto unavailable songs, or having acquired them from friends, I have uploaded them myself. Having reached up to the year 1967 with postings of songs of unrepresented films, I move back to 1965 again today.

The film being introduced today is ‘Gopal Krishna’. As the name suggests, this is a religious film, that highlights the life and times of Lord Krishna, when he descended upon this earth, as an incarnation for destroying the evil forces in this creation.

The film is produced under the banner of Chitrashala, Bombay and is directed by D Raman. The cast of actors is listed as Jaishri Gadkar, Prakash, Rajan Haksar, Sapru, SK Prem, Ratnamala, Mohan Choti, Mridula, Dalpat, Moni Chatterji, Sadhana Khote, Madhumati, Uma Khosla, Lalita Kumari, Saudagar Singh, KL Panda, and Pal Singh. From this list, I surmise that the lead role of Krishna is played by the person whose name is listed as ‘Prakash’. There are eight songs listed for this film. All the songs are from the pen of Bharat Vyas, and the music is composed by N Dutta.

This lovely song is rendered by Suman Kalyanpur. On screen this is performed by Jaishree Gadkar, playing the role of Radha ji, as she is serenading Krishna, role played by Prakash (I hope my guess is correct). The scenario is the groves by the banks of River Jamuna. Krishna is sitting beneath the ‘kadamb’ tree playing his flute, and Radha ji is going to the ‘panghat’ with a ‘matki’ to fetch water for home. This is the most typical scenario in the tales of the pastimes of Radha and Krishna. Their exchanges are being seen by their friends. The gopis accompanying Radha ji are watching from a distance and praising. So are the gwaala friends of Krishna, led by Mohan Choti.

View and enjoy this very auspicious episode from the tales of Shri Krishna.

 

Song – Teri Muraliya Meri Paayaliya, Donon Ka Kaisa Mel Re  (Gopal Krishna) (1965) Singer – Suman Kalyanpur, Lyrics – Bharat Vyas, MD – N Dutta

Lyrics

teri muraliya
meri paayaliya
donon ka kaisa mel re
dharti naache
gagan bhi naache
dekh ke preet ka khel re
teri muraliya
meri paayaliya

tere suron mein jaadu bhara hai
meri taal mein geet hai
tere suron mein jaadu bhara hai
meri taal mein geet hai
kya todegi isko duniya
janam janam ki preet hai
teri muraliya
meri paayaliya
donon ka kaisa mel re
dharti naache
gagan bhi naache
dekh ke preet ka khel re
teri muraliya
meri paayaliya

tere liye badnaam kiya mujhe
saare gokul gaaon ne
tere liye badnaam kiya mujhe
saare gokul gaaon ne
kadamb ke neeche
ghunghat kheenche
naachungi tere saamne
teri muraliya
meri paayaliya
donon ka kaisa mel re
dharti naache
gagan bhi naache
dekh ke preet ka khel re
teri muraliya
meri paayaliya

log kahen tu hai kaala kaanha
nazar na aaye rain mein
log kahen tu hai kaala kaanha
nazar na aaye rain mein
main to tumhen rakhungi kanhaiya
kajra bana ke nain mein
teri muraliya
meri paayaliya
donon ka kaisa mel re
dharti naache
gagan bhi naache
dekh ke preet ka khel re
teri muraliya
meri paayaliya

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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तेरी मुरलीया
मेरी पायलिया
दोनों का कैसा मेल रे
धरती नाचे
गगन भी नाचे
देख के प्रीत का खेल रे
तेरी मुरलीया
मेरी पायलिया

तेरे सुरों में जादू भरा है
मेरी ताल में गीत हैं
तेरे सुरों में जादू भरा है
मेरी ताल में गीत हैं
क्या तोड़ेगी इसको दुनिया
जनम जनम की प्रीत है
तेरी मुरलीया
मेरी पायलिया
दोनों का कैसा मेल रे
धरती नाचे
गगन भी नाचे
देख के प्रीत का खेल रे
तेरी मुरलीया
मेरी पायलिया

तेरे लिए बदनाम किया मुझे
सारे गोकुल गाँव ने
तेरे लिए बदनाम किया मुझे
सारे गोकुल गाँव ने
कदम्ब के नीचे
घूँघट खींचे
नाचूँगी तेरे सामने
तेरी मुरलीया
मेरी पायलिया
दोनों का कैसा मेल रे
धरती नाचे
गगन भी नाचे
देख के प्रीत का खेल रे
तेरी मुरलीया
मेरी पायलिया

लोग कहें तू है काला कान्हा
नज़र ना आए रैन में
लोग कहें तू है काला कान्हा
नज़र ना आए रैन में
मैं तुओ तुम्हें रखूंगी कन्हैया
कजरा बना के नैन में
तेरी मुरलीया
मेरी पायलिया
दोनों का कैसा मेल रे
धरती नाचे
गगन भी नाचे
देख के प्रीत का खेल रे
तेरी मुरलीया
मेरी पायलिया


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Blog Day : 3505 Post No. : 14082

“O Tera Kya Kehnaa”(1959) was produced by Nariman H Baria and Abdul Khaliq and directed by K Parvez for Young Technician Unit Baria Films, Bombay.

This “social” movie had Mehmood, Chitra, Kammo, Helen, Sheikh, Bhagwan, Renu Makad, Shaam Kumar, Babu Raje, Manohar Kamat, Munshi Munaqqa, Kathana, Haneef, Fazlu, Bagla, Maqbool, Kallan etc in it.

The movie had six songs in it that were penned by five lyricists and they sung by eight singers !

Five of these songs have been covered in the blog.

Here are the details of the five songs from the movie that have been covered till now:-

Song Title

Post No.

Post Date

Dil leke jaate ho kahaan 2350 16-Mar-10
Majnu ke chhilke chor hain ye dil ke 3200 13-Nov-10
Haay boot polish haay haay re boot polish 3220 17-Nov-10
Aaja aaja ke dil ko teri yaad aayi 13749 20-Nov-17
Dil maange dil de doon 14078 20-Feb-18

Here is the sixth and final song from “O Tera Kya Kehnaa”(1959) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Suman Kalyanpur. Hasrat Jaipuri is the lyricist. Music is composed by Kalyanji.

Only the audio of the song is available. This song sounds like a club dance song to me. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of this song.

Lyrics of this song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

With this song, “O Tera Kya Kehnaa”(1959) joins the list of movies that have all their songs covered in the blog.


Song-Main hoon miss laali kaliyon ki daali (O Tera Kya Kehna)(1959) Singer-Suman Kalyanpur, Lyrics-Hasrat Jaipuri, MD-Kalyanji

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

main hoon miss laali
kaliyon ki daali
dekho nahin dena jhatka
main hoon miss laali
kaliyon ki daali
dekho nahin dena jhatka
jaalima ja ja ja
baalma ja ja ja
jaalima ja aa aa aa
baalma ja aa aa
main hoon miss laali
kaliyon ki daali
dekho nahin dena jhatka
jaalima ja ja ja
baalma ja ja ja
jaalima ja aa aa
baalma ja aa aa

maaroon nazar ka nishaana
dekho ji dil ko bachaana
masti bhara hai zamaana
baadal to hain mere gesu
maaroon nazar ka nishaana
dekho ji dil ko bachaana
masti bhara hai zamaana
baadal to hain mere gesu
main hoon miss laali
kaliyon ki daali
dekho nahin dena jhatka
jaalima ja ja ja
baalma ja ja ja
jaalima ja aa aa
baalma ja aa aa

karke anokha ishaara
chanda ko neeche utaara
vo bhi hua phir hamaara
us par kiya aisa jaadu
karke anokha ishaara
chanda ko neeche utaara
vo bhi hua phir hamaara
us par kiya aisa jaadu
main hoon miss laali
kaliyon ki daali
dekho nahin dena jhatka
main hoon miss laali
kaliyon ki daali
dekho nahin dena jhatka
jaalima ja ja ja
baalma ja ja ja
jaalima ja aa aa
baalma ja aa aa
main hoon miss laali
kaliyon ki daali
dekho nahin dena jhatka


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