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This article is written by Mahesh Mamadapur, 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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4913 Post No. : 16733

There have been two excellent reviews of 83 film which was released recently on 24 December 2021. As such there is not much to add to the review per se. But then the event itself is engraved in golden moments and letters in the annals of sporting history of our country. Well, there always was hockey in which we ruled the roost in those days. People had little doubts in their minds on the continued dominance of West Indies which had already won the first as well as the second world cup in 1975 and 79 respectively. Dark horses India created history by upsetting West Indies in the finals by successfully defending a modest score of 183 runs, a record which stands tall to this day.

Apart from songs and films, railways and cricket (of bygone era) remain amongst the favourite topics on the blog. So, when Avinash ji posted his euphoric post on having watched the film 83 first day first show, there was lot of buzz on our WhatsApp group and its was rather decided that whosoever watches the film should make attempts to write a post on the experiences of not only the film or the event but their own expectations, memories etc.

Well, I am here with my post and would request whatapp group members to ignore reading the next one-line para for obvious reasons and the cliché for which I have become rather infamous. 🙂

I was all but 9 in 1983, having born in Feb’74.

Thus, I knew about India having won the 1983-world cup only a few years later. [Sachin Tendulkar at 10 in the movie is seen dancing in the streets (on someone’s shoulders)]. As such, this post of mine could be some sort of damp squib for keen readers. To add to the misery of writing this post, I am not an avid follower of cricket or for that matter any sport. But, whenever India plays, I always follow up with keen interest. For the said reasons, I am yet to see a full IPL match and can say with enough conviction that I will never ever watch such a match. Further, I have almost completely stopped watching television and my TV table is now occupied by various indoor plants, a new hoppy which I have recently cultivated. Above the TV, creepers such as money plants and broken heart are scaling up the wall to reach the slab. 🙂

However, I have been following follow-up stories of 1983 world cup with all interests. I could completely understand what Kapil Dev’s unbeaten innings of 175 meant for the team, tournament and our country as a whole. With the advent of internet, I have visited web sites pertaining to cricket world cup several times and tried the understand the circumstances under which India went on to upset the two-time defending champions. A perfect example of dark horses turning out to be derby winners. A day after the match, London Times, a British newspaper apparently had the headline “Kapil’s men turn world upside down” on its front page.

With whatever little I have watched on cricket, Kris Srikkanth has been one of my favourite cricketers. In my opinion, he remains one of the few players who played mainly for the crowds. He successfully faced some of the most lethal fast bowlers of different teams.

I remember reading an article in India Today magazine wherein there was a beautiful article entirely dedicated to him. I had been searching for this article published in March 1987 all these years and with renewed interest, I happened to get hold of it in the magazines’ s archives articles. I would recommend readers to spare time to read the article. There have been many a great Indian cricket player over the years. But, the style, controlled aggression, antics on field etc, no one can match the peerless Kris Srikkanth.

Ball racing to the boundary like a bullet was the hallmark of his batting. For every ball that he faced it was always the viewers and not Kris Srikkanth who were afraid that the ball would end up disturbing the furniture behind. He long walks away from the crease towards square-leg umpire, frequent twisting of his nose, closing of his eyes in a flutter, the cursory glance at the skies as if he was reporting to someone after each ball, the meticulous and fast curling of the bat, his legs positioned wide apart on the crease while batting etc. will remain etched in active memories of avid lovers of the game.

Coming back to 1983, but remaining with Kris Srikkanth and his batting style, I am always happy of the fact that with a regal 38 he was the highest scorer of the finals in spite of a few towering batsmen on the opposite camp. Viv Richards scored 33 and that was the second highest individual score in the final.

With all such fond memories, the viewing of the film was for me like travelling back in a time machine. My wife along with my daughter studying II PU are now placed at D.K. Friday 24, the release date of the film, they ended up at U.K. on an unexpected, unplanned and a totally unscheduled visit. My wife has played this pleasant prank on me a couple of times and so even though it was quite surprising, it took just a nano second for me to realise that, yes, they were here for a visit.

On Saturday, 25 Dec, my daughter started this slow and silent campaign that we ought to watch a movie in the only (non-ac) theatre in this town. I do not even bother to follow up which movie plays as I do not go to theatres often. But in this case and to my inner delight it was 83 of all the films that was being screened on that day. And seeing that my daughter was killing time brooding and surfing net for tickets, story etc. I decided that the movie had to be watched anyhow. And so, I saw the film along with my daughter.

Watching films in movie theatres with my wife needs a special mention here. I was placed in Mumbai when I got married in 2003. (Yes, in 3 years, I will be slaying the seven-year itch for the third consecutive time)  🙂

Instead of watching some junk Hindi or Hollywood movie, I thought I would begin my married-life-film-watching-experiences-with-spouse by watching a scientific documentary in the newly opened world’s largest IMAX dome theatre at Bhakti Park, Wadala. My Monorail site was hardly half a km away from the theatre though my residence was far away.

I later realised that my excitement of watching a documentary in a dome theatre was wholly a one-way traffic. Having a keen interest in astronomy, I got rivetted to the documentary show on stars, planets and galaxies. Being a dome theatre, the seats were obviously push back as well as quite reclining on which my wife comfortably dozed off for the entire show. On completion of the show of which I was totally absorbed in, I asked my wife if she had enjoyed the show. She had a brutal reply that she had dozed off from the word go. I realised that we both were travelling in the vastness of space while the documentary was being screened. The only difference was that I had my eyes wide open.  🙂

Thus, being the experience (there were a few more), my wife decided to stay put at home for some house-hold chores and I accompanied my daughter for the 83 show.
The description of the movie has been amply presented in the two posts posted and will be elaborated more when others write in. And so, I will have limited non-chronological bullet-wise observations on the film.

• The film aptly starts with the now legendary catch taken by Kapil Dev dismissing a batsman who could have easily denied India the Cup. Viv Richards. As the ball tends to safely fall into the hands of Kapil Dev, the titles begin, and the movie starts.

• Ranveer Singh has gotten into the skin of the character he plays that of captain Kapil Dev himself. Many a times, his dialogue delivery is simply impeccable. Hats off to him for his efforts in portraying the role with such similarity.

• Kris Srikkanth remains what he has been to the team during their hey days and during the various film promos and stories told on TV earlier too, a complete entertainer.

• The film has tried to keep the aura of those days alive by displaying the runs scored, nature of batsman getting out etc. I only wish, they had more such displays and retained them for a bit longer time than shown in the movie.

• The mood of the nation, prior, during and after the tournament has been captured well.

• The unbeaten knock of 175 by Kapil Dev against Zimbabwe in a do or die match as well as that of the tournament should have been covered in more detail especially since the actual recording and telecast never happened.

• The rotating of the antenna by Indian public with TV sets for better reception brought back fond memories.  🙂

• The premonition of players and other officials remaining still in their positions in the pavilion when the batsman was in good flow is to be seen to be believed and appreciated.

• Kapil Dev pep talk in the dressing room should have been more elaborate and frequent even if they were in Hindi. It has been shown as if he hardly spoke which I feel could not have been the case.

• Kapil Dev’s encouragement talk to his players during the innings break that West Indies team have to still make the “paltry” 183 runs and we will not allow them to achieve it easily is quite emotional and superb.

• PR Man Singh, the Indian manager who accompanied the team to the tournament has been played quite well by Pankaj Tripathi of Mirzapur TV series fame. Given the time space he occupies in the film, Pankaj Tripathi had done full justice to the role. I understand he went to stay with the real Man Singh for a few days in Hyderabad to prepare himself for the role. Much appreciated.

• Wamiqa Gabbi plays Madan Lal’s wife. Why am I mentioning this? I really donno.  🙂  So, (Don’t) keep guessing.

The detailed wiki page of the film has a soundtrack length of about 54 minutes. For obvious reasons, there is no playback as far as songs are concerned. For many in this blog self included the names of present lyricists, singers, composers etc. are all Greek and Latin. Our Avinash ji offered me to send lyrics of any song that I could pick up in the film. That indeed would have made my task a lot easier and I thank him for the outreach.

However, surfing the net whilst writing the post, I came across a very apt song for the occasion. On 17 August 1983 Lata Mangeshkar apparently performed live in a concert in Delhi to facilitate and also raise funds for the winning team on their spectacular victory in the Cricket World Cup tournament.

Joining her in chorus were Nitin Mukesh, Suresh Wadkar and even members of the team including the captain himself. The song for the special occasion was written by renowned lyricist Indeewar and the tune composed by Hridaynath Mangeshkar. It gives me immense pleasure to bring forth this special song to the readers of the blog.

I would also like to reproduce a snap taken during the Cup award ceremony with Indians occupying the entire ground at Lord’s. It amply showcased the euphoric mood of our nation on winning the world cup in 1983.

Lastly, I would like to end the post with my strong conviction that it’s never too late to honour Kapil Dev with the Bharat Ratna for what he has achieved for our country.
Jai Hind.

Concert song sung on 17 August 1983.


Song-Bharat vishv Vijeta apna Bharat vishv vijeta (Patriotic NFS)(1983) Singers-Lata, Nitin Mukesh, Suresh Wadkar, Lyrics-Indeewar, MD-Hridaynath Mangeshkar

Lyrics

Bharat Vishv vijeta apna
Bharat Vishv vijeta
Bharat Vishv vijeta apna
Bharat Vishv vijeta
sang hai vishv vijeta apna
sang hai vishv vijeta
sang hai vishv vijeta apna
sang hai vishv vijeta
har ek disha mein vijay miley hamen
iska bal hai deta
har ek disha mein vijay miley hamen
iska bal hai deta
Bharat Vishv vijeta apna
Bharat Vishv vijeta
Bharat Vishv vijeta apna
Bharat Vishv vijeta

ek taraf Bharat ke khilaadi
ek taraf thha saara jahaan
ek taraf Bharat ke khilaadi
ek taraf thha saara jahaan
jahaan ekta wahaan safalta
jahaan manobal vijay wahaan
jahaan ekta wahaan safalta
jahaan manobal vijay wahaan
khele apne khilaadi yoon
thha kaun jo takkar leta
khele apne khilaadi yoon
thha kaun jo takkar leta
Bharat Vishv vijeta apna
Bharat Vishv vijeta
Bharat Vishv vijeta apna
Bharat Vishv vijeta
sang hai vishv vijeta apna
sang hai vishv vijeta
sang hai vishv vijeta apna
sang hai vishv vijeta

khel ki duniya mein Bharat ne
likha hai itihaas naya
khel ki duniya mein Bharat ne
likha hai itihaas naya
jeet sada kaayam rakhne ko
jaga hai vishwaas naya
jeet sada kaayam rakhne ko
jaga hai vishwaas naya
yahi haathh laye hain vijay ye
yahi to Bhaagy praneta
yahi haathh laye hain vijay ye
yahi to Bhaagy praneta
Bharat Vishv vijeta apna
Bharat Vishv vijeta
Bharat Vishv vijeta apna
Bharat Vishv vijeta
sang hai vishv vijeta apna
sang hai vishv vijeta
sang hai vishv vijeta apna
sang hai vishv vijeta

vande maatram, vande maatram, vande maatram
vande maatram, vande maatram, vande maatram
vande maatram, vande maatram, vande maatram
vande maatram, vande maatram, vande maatram

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Devnagri script lyrics
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भारत विश्व विजेता अपना,
भारत विश्व विजेता,
भारत विश्व विजेता अपना,
भारत विश्व विजेता |
संग है विश्व विजेता अपना,
संग है विश्व विजेता,
संग है विश्व विजेता अपना,
संग है विश्व विजेता |
हरेक दिशा में विजय मिले हमें,
इसका बल है देता,
हरेक दिशा में विजय मिले हमें,
इसका बल है देता |
भारत विश्व विजेता अपना,
भारत विश्व विजेता,
भारत विश्व विजेता अपना,
भारत विश्व विजेता |

एक तरफ भारत के खिलाडी,
एक तरफ था सारा जहाँ,
एक तरफ भारत के खिलाडी,
एक तरफ था सारा जहाँ |
जहां एकता, वहां सफलता,
जहां मनोबल, विजय वहां |
जहां एकता, वहां सफलता,
जहां मनोबल, विजय वहां |
खेले अपने खिलाडी यूं,
था कौन जो टक्कर लेता?
खेले अपने खिलाडी यूं,
था कौन जो टक्कर लेता?
भारत विश्व विजेता अपना,
भारत विश्व विजेता,
भारत विश्व विजेता अपना,
भारत विश्व विजेता |
संग है विश्व विजेता अपना,
संग है विश्व विजेता,
संग है विश्व विजेता अपना,
संग है विश्व विजेता |

खेल की दुनिया में भारत ने लिखा है इतिहास नया,
खेल की दुनिया में भारत ने लिखा है इतिहास नया,
जीत सदा कायम रखने को जगा है विश्वास नया |
जीत सदा कायम रखने को जगा है विश्वास नया |
यही हाथ लाए है विजय ये, यही तो भाग्य प्रणेता,
यही हाथ लाए है विजय ये, यही तो भाग्य प्रणेता |
भारत विश्व विजेता अपना, भारत विश्व विजेता,
भारत विश्व विजेता अपना, भारत विश्व विजेता |
संग है विश्व विजेता अपना, संग है विश्व विजेता,

वंदे मातरम, वंदे मातरम. वंदे मातरम |
वंदे मातरम, वंदे मातरम. वंदे मातरम |
वंदे मातरम, वंदे मातरम. वंदे मातरम |
वंदे मातरम, वंदे मातरम. वंदे मातरम |


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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4768 Post No. : 16517 Movie Count :

4493

Hullo Atuldom

“Bond 303” (1985) was produced B.C. Devra and directed by Ravi Tandon. It was one of those movies that was in the making for a long time.

It was one of the three movies that had Jeetendra play a Spy- an Indian James Bond. His James Bond act began with his ‘mast bahaaron ka main aashiq’ in “Farz” (1967) continued with “Raksha” (1981) {in both these movies Jeetendra was Agent 116}. “Bond 303” was the third in that list.

This spy-movie had all the ingredients, a movie of this genre, required viz: a hero who looks handsome, can shake a leg, do action sequences with ease, and a bevy of lovely ladies. The lovely ladies of ‘Bond 303’ were headed Parveen Babi (in a double role), Jayshree T. and Helen. The list of supporting actors had Prem Chopra, Deven Verma, Tom Alter, Iftikhar, Satyen Kappu, Shreeram Lagoo, Dev Kumar, Yusuf Khan (a.k.a Zebisco of Amar Akbar Anthony).

The story was very simple:

There are terrorist attacks all over the world. Planes, trains, houses are blown to smithereens by unknown rockets! The one to call is India’s super agent Bond 303! When we first meet him he’s preoccupied with a dozen ladies and they all burst out in an intensive song-and-dance number! Bond 303 befriends a young smart scientist, played by the cool Parveen Babi and they start to gather information about the evil organization behind it all. But someone wants to stop them and sooner than you can say “curry” they are in gravy, oops they are in danger!

This Indian spy movie had five songs that were written by Gulshan Bawra and composed by R D Burman. Amit Kumar, Asha Bhonsle, Kishore Kumar, Suresh Wadkar, R D Burman, were the playback singers used. Today’s song is in the voices of Amit Kumar, Suresh Wadkar and Kalyani Mitra.

(The blog’s statistics page shows a name Kalyani Das Mitra whose 11 songs are there on the blog. I would like some knowledgeable follower to confirm if Kalyani Mitra and Kalyani Das Mitra are one and the same. The title song of ‘Saawan Ko Aane do’, posted on the blog, has Kalyani Mitra listed as playback singer.)
The song is a typical ‘roothna-manana’ song where Jeetendra and Deven Verma are seen trying to appease Parveen Babi and her companion. (I think that is Meenakshi Thakur, but I am not sure. Prakashchandraji, please help) The ladies are of course putting on an act of being upset with the boys.
We are wishing Suresh Wadkar on his 66th birthday. And remembering Gulshan Bawra on his 12th anniversary.

Audio

Video

Song-Arre main tera deewaana (Bond 303)(1985) Singers-Amit Kumar, Suresh Wadkar, Kalyani Mitra, Lyrics-Gulshan Baawra, MD-R D Burman

Lyrics

ae ae ae he he he
ae he he he

chal yahaan se
yeh toh deewaane lagte hain

arre main tera deewaana
yeh kaise tune jaana
zara meri jaan yeh bata
suno dil waali
chaahe de tu gaali
chhodoon na peechha tera
ho ho ho
main tera deewaana
yeh kaise tune jaana
zara meri jaan ye bata
suno dil waali
chaahe de tu gaali
chhodoon na peechha tera
ha ha

he he heee
he he heee
awaara loafer
arre dabe dabe honthon mein chhupaati hai hansi
hansegi
arre phansegi
hansegi phansegi
haan dekho toh deewaanon ki udaati hai hansi
hansegi
ai phansegi
arre hansegi phansegi
dabe dabe honthon mein chhupaati hai hansi
arre dekho toh deewaanon ki udaati hai hansi
aise na dil jalaao
o ho ho
main tera deewaana
ye kaise tune jaana
jara meri jaan ye bata
suno dilwaali
chaahe de tu gali
chhodoon na peechha tera

yeh toh gunde hain
badmaash

he he
kisi ko toh degi dil kabhi na kabhi
ai haseen
arre dilnasheen
ai haseen dilnasheen
haan kabhi wali baat kyun na ho jaaye abhi
ai haseen
ai dilnasheen
arre ai haseen
ai dilnasheen
kisi ko to degi dil kabhi na kabhi
kabhi waali baat kyun na ho jaaye abhi
dil hai aashiq tera
o ho ho
main tera deewaana
yeh kaise tune jaana
zara meri jaan yeh bata
suno dil waali
chaahe de tu gali
chhodoon na peechha tera
la la la la
la la la la la
la la la la la
la la la la la
la la la la la


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

Blog Day :

4723 Post No. : 16434

Hullo Atuldom

“Ham Paanch” was a movie that released towards the end of 1980. It was presented by S K Films Enterprises and was produced by Surinder Kapoor having Boney Kapoor as executive producer. It was directed by Sattiraju Lakshmi Narayana known professionally as Bapu. It had a huge star cast headed by Sanjeev Kumar, Shabana Azmi, Deepti Naval, Amrish Puri, Naseeruddin Shah, Mithun Chakravarthy, Raj Babbar, Gulshan Grover, Uday Chandra, Aruna Irani, Dulari, Gita Siddharth, Roopesh Kumar, A K Hangal and Kanhaiyalal along with a whole set of known faces that constitute the firmament of Bollywood’s supporting actors.

The movie was a remake of the 1978 Kannada film “Paduvaaralli Pandavaru” which in itself was an adaptation of the Mahabharata. It had music by Laxmi-Pyare and songs were written by Anand Bakshi. Playback singers used were also the gems of Bollywood: – Mohd Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, Mahendra Kapoor, Shailendra Singh, Amit Kumar, Suresh Wadkar, Anwar and Usha Uthup.

The movie had around 8 songs and made its debut on the blog with this song/ post by Sudhirji in 2016. Its been 5 years since that post and it is high time we have another song, unfortunately I have found links to audios of all the songs. But I have seen these songs and movies eons back and so I can tell that today’s song is being lip synced by Naseer, Mithun, Raj Babbar, Gulshan Grover and Uday Chandra (playback was by Amit Kumar, Shailendra Singh, Anwar and Suresh Wadkar). It has these youngsters protesting the tyrannical ways of the local Zamindar (Amrish Puri) who is helped in his mission of ruling the small region in rural India by his munim (Kanhaiyalal in one of his brilliant acts as Munim). The youngsters are guided in their job by Sanjeev Kumar playing Krishna who incidentally happens to be the brother of the Zamindar. I remember that the little sounds that are off-beat in the song (Amit Kumar’s voice) were lip synced by Mithun. How I wish we had the video, my personal recommendation would be to see the movie to enjoy the full essence of the songs and see actors like Gulshan Grover and Raj Babbar in ‘hatke’ (different) avatars.

We are having this song today to wish Raj Babbar on his 69th birthday; my initial reaction when I discovered his age was “Oh! Is he that old!!!” Next was almost all the actors who played ‘paandavs’ in “Ham Paanch” are in the same age bracket and this man, along with Gulshan Grover I suppose, are the youngest. Raj Babbar, who was born in Agra- UP, made his way to movies through NSD. He was first hated for the character that he played in B R Chopra’s ‘Insaaf Ka Tarazu’ in 1980 which released around the same time as ‘Ham Paanch’. Prior to that he had appeared in ‘Kissa Kursi kaa’.

He had around 7 releases in 1980 with ‘Aap Toh Aise Na the’; Insaaf Ka Tarazu’; ‘Sau Din Saas Ke’ and ‘Ham Paanch’ still being in public memory. He has appeared in a few Punjabi movies too. He is an actor who has played all kinds of characters- positive, negative and grey too. Sometime in the ’90s he switched to playing fatherly characters which could be negative too. He was a three-time member of the Lok Sabha and two-time member of the Rajya Sabha. His children Juhi and Arya from his wife Nadira and Prateik from Smita Patil (to whom he was married till her death due to complications in child-birth) are all actors. He has also produced a few movies.

If we had the video of the songs of this movie we would have also been able to the see the fantastic-large eyed-baritone voiced Amrish Puri in what he was excellent in that period. He would have turned 89 on 22nd June had he been around.

Here is wishing Raj Babbar health and happiness and thank you for entertaining us for close to 45 years.
Editor’s note:- With this song, Laxmikant Pyarelal now have 900 songs in the blog as music directors.


Song-Hum paanch paandav ye shakuni mama (Hum Paanch)(1980) Singers-Shailendra Singh, Amit Kumar, Anwar, Suresh Wadkar, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics

aage bhaage
peechhe daudo
aage bhaage
arre peechhe daudo
aage bhaage
peechhe daudo
aaj connection iska todo
connection
connection
aaj connection iska todo
o todo
o todo

ghum naakum ghum
ho
ghum naakum ghum
ho
ghum naakum ghum
ho ho
ghum naakum ghum

hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
shakuni mama ye shakuni mama
hey hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
arre dekho
dekho
dekho mahabharat ka darama
hey hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama

ye jabse rangmanch pe aaya
ye jabse rangmanch pe aaya
ye jabse rangmanch pe aaya
issne aisa rang jamaaya
issne aisa rang jamaaya
bhai ko bhai se ladaaya
bhai ko bhai se ladaaya
ladaaya
ladaaya
ladaaya
issne machaaya bada hungaama
hoye hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama

ab aaya hai phir na aaye
ab aaya hai phir na aaye
yaad kare ye bhool na jaaye
yaad kare ye bhool na jaaye
jeevan bhar humre gun gaaye
jeevan bhar humre gun gaaye
isko sikha do re sa re ga ma
hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama

likha padha ye moorakh banda
moorakh banda ye moorakh banda
arre likha padha ye moorakh banda
moorakh banda ye moorakh banda
ye do aankhon waala andha
ye do aankhon waala andha
iski arthhi ko do kandha
iski arthhi ko do kandha
ho kandha
ho kandha
ye to hai zinda rama
ho rama
hoy
hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
shakuni mama ye shakuni mama
hey hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
arre dekho
dekho
dekho mahabharat ka darama
hey hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
hum paanch pandav ye shakuni mama
ma ma ma ma ma
ma ma ga re sa
ma ma ma ma ma
pa ma ga re sa
sa re ga ma pa
ma ma ma ma
sa re ga ma pa
ma ma ma ma
ma ma ma ma
ma ma ma ma maaa
900


This article is written by nahm, 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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Rajesh Khanna – Birth Anniversary on 29/12/2020
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Rajesh Khanna, the first superstar of hindi films, was born as Jatin Khanna on 29/12/1942 at Amritsar, Punjab. He is said to have had 17 solo hits from 1969 to 1971. This might be the only thing where Rajesh Khanna is ahead of superstar of the millennium, Amitabh Bachchan. He holds the record of 48 Platinum Jubilee hits and 26 Golden jubilee hits plus 22 silver jubilee hits. Certainly overtook the Silver Jubilee star Rajendra Kumar in a big way, who had 25 silver Jubilees in his time.

Not, really having lived through the era of ‘Rajesh Khanna phenomena’, makes the experience that much less effective, but I have read a lot about it in urdu film magazine “Shama”. I can also vouch for his versatility as actor, who was comfortable in any type of character. Even through the superstardom, the quality of real story based meaningful films was maintained. With his performance in films like Anand, Safar, Khamoshi, Bawarchi, Mere Jeewan saathi, Amar Prem, Aradhana, Bahaaron ke Sapne, Namak Haram etc. he proved his mettle as an versatile actor.

As a tribute on his 78th birth anniversary, I am presenting a song from ‘Disco Dancer’ 1982, where Rajesh Khanna had a special appearance. There are quite a few special appearances and guest appearances in his filmography, which shows he did remember the benefactors in his life and did return the favours if he could. He did many number of films with Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Manmohan Desai, J. Om Prakash and Shakti Samant.

The song is a multiple version song, composed by Bappi Lahiri and written by Anjaan. Suresh Wadkar is giving playback to Rajesh Khanna and Usha Mangeshkar is singing for a child artist playing the young Mithun Chakravorty. This happy version is a ‘road side tamasha’ category song as Rajesh Khanna and the child perform in the streets. The child artist could be Baby Pinky. The sad version is a climax situation song in the auditorium, where again Rajesh Khanna is trying to coax a grown up disco star Mithun Chakravorty to start singing. This is a solo version of Suresh Wadkar.

A Trivia about this film:
Rajesh Khanna agreed to make a small appearance in this film without charging a fee. He did so to return a favour he owed to the film’s producer, director B. Subhash. It was Subhash who had recommended Rajesh Khanna to the producers of “Thodi si Bewafaii” (1980) when they were considering Sanjeev Kumar for the film’s lead role. The success of “Thodi si Bewafaii” helped stabilise Khanna’s career at a time when his films were bombing one after the other.

These two songs from this film are so far posted in the blog:

Song Date of posting
Krishna dharti pe aa jaa tu 12 April 201
I am a Disco dancer 16 June 2018

A last memory about Rajesh Khanna is a poetry loving character who is seen carrying around and reading a small book of Urdu poetry in this song of ‘Anand’. The book could be Sahir Ludhianvi’s “Parchhaiyaan”, but I am not sure.

It is a great tribute to the love of the language if a Bengali set up film shows a book in urdu script. The Bengali itself being a rich language, literature wise and status wise. It could have been Rajesh Khanna’s own choice.

Audio – Version 1 (Happy)

Video – Version 1 (Happy)

Audio – Version 2 (Sad)

Video – Version 2 (Sad)

Video – Version 3 (Short version)

Song-Goron ki na kaalon ki ye duniya hai dilwaalon ki (Disco Dancer)(1982) Singers-Suresh Wadkar, Usha Mangeshkar, Lyrics-Anjaan, MD-Bappi Lahiri
Both

Lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

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Happy version :
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Goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki ee
haan goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki
hans ke jiyen
hans ke maren
ham jaise dilwaalon ki ee ee
ho oo
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki

gali gali mein
geet hamaare
goonje subha-o-shaam
ham geeton ke saudaagar hain
yahi hamaare kaam

arre gali gali mein
geet hamaare
goonjen subha-o-shaam
ham geeton ke saudaagar hain
yahi hamaare kaam
na sonaa
na chaandi ee
geeton se ham ko pyaar aar
na sonaa
na chaandi ee
geeton se ham ko pyaa aar
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki

haan jeena hai din chaar yehaan
khush ho ke jee le yaar
karna hai kuchh agar tujhe
jee bhar ke kar le pyaar
arrey jeena hai din chaar yehaan
khush ho ke jee le yaar
karna hai kuchh agar tujhe
jee bhar ke kar le pyaar

kya teraa
kya meraa
bhulaa de ae
mere yaa aar
kya teraa
kya meraa
bhulaa de ae
mere yaa aar
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki

hans ke jiyen
hans ke maren
ham jaise dilwaalon ki ee ee
ho o
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki ee
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki

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Sad version :
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kya tera
kya merabhula de mere yaaar

gaao beta gaao

goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki
hans ke jiyen
hans ke maren
ham jaise dilwaalon ki ee
ho o
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki

na sonaa
na chaandi ee
geeton se ham ko pyaa aar
na sonaa
na chaandi ee
geeton se ham ko pyaar
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki
hans ke jiyen
hans ke maren
ham jaise dilwaalon ki ee
ho o
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki

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Short version :
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kya hai oonche sheesh mahal
kya daulat kya jaageer
dil ki daulat paas hai jin ke woh hai bade ameer
kya hai oonche sheesh mahal
kya daulat kya jaageer
dil ki daulat paas hai jin ke woh hai bade ameer
jo tera dil bole woh kar le ae mere yaar
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki

hans ke jiyen
hans ke maren
ham jaise dilwaalon ki ee
ho o
goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki

goron ki na kaalon ki ee ee
duniyaa hai dilwaalon ki


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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4531 Post No. : 16092

Today 13th December’2020 is the thirty-third ‘Remembrance Day’of actress Smita Patil(17.10.1955-13.12.1987).

The news of Smita Patil’s sudden demise this day 33 years at the age of just thirty-one came as a shock to millions of movie lovers like me. .

I was staying at Parli-Vaijnath (1985-88) at that time and I remember the next morning when I visited the ‘music recording center’ to meet my friend, he was very sad, and so were many other movie-goers and music lovers who were mourning Smita Patil’s sad demise.

As a tribute to her, here is a song from the ‘1981’ movie ‘Dil E Naadaan’.

“Dil E Naadaan-1981” was directed by C.V. Sridhar for ‘Sri Sanjay Chitra, Madras’. S.M. Sundaram was the executive producer of this movie. It had Rajesh Khanna, Shatrughan Sinha, Smita Patil, Jayaprada, Agha, Shivraj, Keshto Mukherjee, Jagdish Raj, Raj Mehra, Bina Pathak, Ashalata, Kavita Kiron, Vanita, Ashok, Umesh Sharma, Lalita Kumari etc. Om Prakash had done a guest appearance in this movie.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 11.12.1981 and maybe it was released in the theatres in early 1982, that is why many sources mentioned this movie as a movie of ‘1982’.

This movie had five songs including two songs which had two-parts. Lyrics for all the songs were written by Naqsh Lyallpuri.

Music for this movie was composed by Khayyam. Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhonsle, Kishore Kumar and Suresh Wadkar had given their voices to the songs in this movie.

Here is brief about this story as given on ‘Wikipedia’ and reproduced below;

Vikram (Shatrughan Sinha) and Anand (Rajesh Khanna) are best friends, brought up by their mom (Dina Pathak). Anand is an orphan who was adopted by the family as a child and he has never been given the impression that he was an outsider. Vikram and Anand are owner and manager respectively, of an advertising agency in Bombay. Both work for the same organization & love the same woman, Asha (Jaya Prada).
In the organization, Sheela (Smita Patil) works as a deputy to Anand and is in love with him, though Anand is unaware of this. Sheela continues to harbour love for Anand even after finding out he loves Asha, whom Sheela is friends with and also lives with. Vikram frequents a bus stop daily on his way to office, where he always sees Asha. He instantly decides to propose to her. Vikram discloses to Anand that he wants to marry a girl but does not reveal her name. Meanwhile, Vikram’s mother looks for suitable girls for their marriage and declares that she would marry both her sons together on the same day.

Sheela becomes confused as to whether she should continue to love Anand in spite of knowing that Anand and Asha love each other. One day, Sheela meets Vikram and as they talk, she says things that indicate she feels lonely and has lost her loved one to another. The next day, Sheela apologizes to Vikram and asks for a 10-day leave. She decides to go to her hometown to forget Anand. However, Asha joins her, as she learns that Anand is going there as well on a business trip. On a rainy day, Sheela is alone in the house when Anand arrives to meet Asha. He learns that Asha is attending a friend’s wedding, but as no train is available for returning, Anand is forced to stay the night. In the midnight, Anand starts feeling cold due to the weather, so he starts drinking. After a few drinks, he starts seeing Sheela as Asha. Despite knowing he is wrong …

(Here the first part of the song happens in the back ground and it is picturized on an actor and actress I am unable to identify with …)
Well, the movie moves forward and…
The next morning…
(reproduced from ‘Wikipedia’)

Anand realizes what has happened and writes a letter to Sheela, asking her to keep the incident a secret for life, as he wants to marry Asha only. However, Asha comes across the letter first and becomes aware of what happened between Sheela and Anand in her absence. She then decides that, as she respects her friendship with Sheela, she will sacrifice her love for Sheela and make Anand marry her instead.
The rest of the story shows what will happen to Vikram and Anand’s friendship after this incident. Will Anand marry Sheela? Will Sheela agree to marry Anand? Will Sheela make Asha marry Anand? Will Vikram marry Asha?

I will not reveal when the second part of the song (few lines only) happens (this part is also played in the background of Rajesh Khanna and Smita Patil seen on screen) in the movie to keep intact the interest of the readers who wish to watch this movie or have not watched this movie so far.

I remember I had watched this movie (I think in early 1983) and liked it then very much for the performances of Rajesh Khanna, Smita Patil, Jayaprada and Shatrughan Sinha.

The songs of this movie are also very nice and I had the good fortune to be able to share them here on the blog.
So far, following four songs from this movie have been covered on the blog;

SNo. Song Title Posted on
01 Chaandni raat mein ek baar tujhe dekha hai 28.09.2012
02 Tera ishq hai meri zindagi 17.10.2013
03 Agar leta hoon tera naam 11.07.2018
04 Dil tera hai jaan bhi hai teri piyaa 19.08.2020

With today’s song all the songs of this movie have now been covered on the blog and it joins the ‘list of movies- all songs covered’.

I could not find the video of this song and only audio is presented in today’s post.

Let us now enjoy today’s song …

Part I (Audio)

Part II (Audio)

Song-Jab prem agan lag jaaye (Dil e Naadaan)(1981) Singers-Asha Bhonsle, Suresh Wadkar, Lyrics-Naqsh Llayalpuri, MD-Khayyam
Both
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(part-1)
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ho o o o o o
jab prem agan lag jaaye
ho o o o o o o
phir chain kahaan se aayae

jab prem agan lag jaaye ae
phir chain kahaan se aaye ae
tan sulgey
man sulgey
anmit si pyaas jagaaye ae
haan
tan sulgey
man sulgey
anmit si pyaas jagaaye ae

ho jab prem agan lag jaaye ae
phir chain kahaan se aaye ae ae
ho o

rang badal kar aayi jaise
saawan rut matwaari ee

ho o o o o o o o
rang badal kar aayi jaise
saawan rut matwaari ee

barkha ki boondaniyaan barsen
ban ban ke chingaari
ho o o
bin tere
ye jaagi
arey
bin tere
ye jaagi

ho jwaala kaun bujhaaye
ho jab prem agan lag jaaye ae
phir chain kahaan se aaye ae ae
ho o

kab se madhur milan ko tarse
kanchan kaayaa mori ee
ho o o o o o o
kab se madhur milan ko tarse
kanchan kaayaa mori ee
mujhko apni baahon mein tu
kas le chori chori ee ho o
main tujhme kho jaaun
haan main tujhme kho jaaun
tu jo ang lagaaye
ho jab prem agan lag jaaye ae
phir chain kahaan se aaye ae ae
ho o

saji sanwaari sej ki rasiyaa
kaliyan ko mehkaa de ae
ho o o o o o o o o
saji sanwaari sej ki rasiyaa
kaliyan ko mehkaa de ae
aaj mere rangon mein koyi
apnaa rang milaa de
ho o o
man chaahe tu meri
sooni maang sajaaye ae
haan
man chaahe tu meri
sooni maang sajaaye ae
ho jab prem agan lag jaaye ae
phir chain kahaan se aaye ae ae
ho jab prem agan lag jaaye ae
phir chain kahaan se aaye ae ae
ho o o

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(part-II/sad version) Asha Bhonsle solo
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saji sanwaari sej ki rasiyaa
kaliyan ko mehkaa de ae
aaj mere rangon mein koyi
apnaa rang milaa de ae ae ae
man chaahe
tu meri
sooni maang sajaaye
man chaahe
tu meri
sooni maang sajaaye
sooni maang sajaaye
sooni maang sajaaye


This article is written by nahm, 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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4364

Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma, one halfof the music director Laxmikant-Pyarelal was born on 03/09/1940. So that makes this 80th Birthday of the one of the most proficient, successful and talented musicians of the golden era of hindi film music. It is a well-known fact that both Laxmikant and Pyarelaljistarted their career as players of music instruments in the song recordings. If I am not mistaken, Pyarelalji, was a violinist.

‘Most proficient’ in the film industry’s history is the correct tag for Laxmikant-Pyarelal as they are the composers with the highest no. of songs composed which stands at 2901, in the blog’s stats page.

Laxmikant Pyarelal started as music directors in 1963, they hit the jackpot with Dost (1964). What followed is history, with awards, accolades and they never looked back. They are on record as loyalists of Rafi Sahab till his lifetime, who also sang maximum no of songs for them.

The achievements and success are too many, for me to start listing them. But their association with Anand Bakshi is the longest one, and must be the biggest such combo. I would guess the total songs composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal may have around 2000 written by Anand Bakshi.

On this birthday occasion , I am presenting the song from the film Krodhi (1981), by this very same team/combo of Lakshmikant-Pyarelal with AnandBakshi. The singers are Lata Mangeshkar and Suresh Wadkar. The was a multi-starrer film by Subhash Ghai. The starcast was Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Maushmi Chatterjee, Zeenat Aman, Shashi Kapoor etc and of course the love birds in the song, Sachin and Ranjeeta. The four songs of the film, which I remember are all nice one’s. But the movie is making a debut here on the blog with this song.

I have seen the movie, so can give a little outline of the story. Dharmendra is a gangster or smuggler, Zeenat Aman works for him and has a lot of regard and respect for him, as he has helped her a lot with the responsibilities. Zeenat Aman meets Shashi Kapoor (Police Inpector ?) at her sister’s wedding. Zeenat Aman and Shashi Kapoor get married, but Shashi Kapoor is not aware of the connection between Zeenat Aman and Dharmendra. The police is looking to arrest Dharmendra but he escapes and takes shelter in a village, where people mistake him for a godman or sadhu. Dharmendra adopts the disguise to escape the police. Sachin and Ranjita are the two characters who don’t make much difference to the story.

In the song, which Sachin and Ranjita are singing in the garden ‘Chameli baagh”, Dharmendra is looking on, and I think later on he helps them in some way or they are both murdered, by the villains. Dharmendra is also reminded of his late wife Maushmi Chatterjee while watching the song. Lata Mangeshkar is play backing for both Ranjita and Maushmi in the song.

The sort of word play which was a signature of Laxmikant Pyarelal and Anand Bakshi songs, is visible in this song.

Audio

Video

Song-Chal chameli baagh mein mewa khilaaungaa (Krodhi)(1981) Singers-Suresh Wadkar, Lata, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal
Both

Lyrics

chal
chal
chal
chal
chal
chal
chal
chal
chal
chal
chal

chal chameli
chameli baagh mein
mewaa khilaaungaa
chal chameli baagh mein
mewaa khilaaungaa aa
chal chameli baagh mein
mewaa khilaaungaa aa
mewe ki tehni toot gayi to o
chaadar bichhaaunga
chaadar ka pallu phat gayaa to
darzi bulwaaungaa
darzi ki suyee toot gayi to o
ghodaa daudaangaaaa
ghode ki taang toot gayi to to
to to to to

to tum ko uthhaaungaaaa
dil mein bithhaaungaa
chal chameli
chameli baagh mein
mewaa khilaaungaa aa
chal chameli baagh mein
mewaa khilaaungaa aa

itnaa sab kuchh kar ke
phir dil mein bithhaaugey ae
itnaa sab kuchh kar ke
phir dil mein bithhaaugey ae
pehle se hi dil mein bithhaa lo
tum thhak jaaogey ae
tum thhak jaaogey ae
tum thhak jaaogey ae
chal chameli
chameli baagh mein
jhoolaa jhulaaungi ee ee
chal chameli baagh mein
jhoolaa jhulaaungi ee

jhoole ki rassi toot gayi to
aanchal bichhaaungi
aanchal ka pallu phhat gaya to
see kar dikhaaungi
suyee jo mujh ko chubh gayi
hans kar manaaungi
hans kar jo tum na maane to
ro kar dikhaaungi
tum ko manaaungi
tum maan jaaoge
main roothh jaaungi
tum maan jaaoge
main roothh jaaungi ee

chal chameli
chameli baagh mein
panchhi dikhaaungaa aa
chal chameli baagh mein
panchhi dikhaaungaa aa

panchhi daali se udd gaye to
seeti bajaaungaa
seeti se bhi na wo udey to
bansi bajaaungaa
bansi jo gir ke toot gayi to o
main geet gaaungaa
geeton mein tum ko pyaar ki
baaten sunaaungaa
baaten sunaaungaa
din raat phir tum ko main
yaad aaungaaaa
din raat phir tum ko main
hmmm mmm
yaad aaungaaaa
hmmm mmm

yaad na aana
warna mujh ko
neend na aayegi ee
aakhon hi aankhon mein saari
raat jaayegi ee

chal chameli baagh mein
chori se jaayenge
chal chameli baagh mein
chori se jaayenge
chori se maali ki sabhi
kaliyaan churaayenge
kaiyaan churaa ke teraa
gajra banaayenge
ye to socho o o
kya hogaa jo
pakde jaayenge
pakde jaayenge

pakde jaayenge
pakde jaane se pehle to ham
bhaag jaayenge
pakde jaane se pehle to ham
bhaag jaayenge ae
chal chameli baagh mein
ham mewaa khaayenge


This article is written by Peevesie’s mom, a fellow enthusaist 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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4349

Hullo Atuldom

7th August- remembrance day of Gulshan Kumar Mehta. It seems like just recently that my husband read the news of his demise from the morning papers and asked me who it was? I just rattled out a list of songs that were written by him and he was surprised that almost all the songs that I mentioned he knew he had heard but without knowing who had written it or other details about the song. Today is this Gulshan Kumar Mehta’s 11th anniversary. He is known popularly as Gulshan Bawra.

The name “Baawra” was goven to him by distributor Shantilal Dave who could not believe that the then 19 year old “Baawra” could write such meaningful lyrics. And this moniker “Baawra” stuck.

As I sat to write this post I found a link on youtube that gave me 45 minutes of Gulshan Bawra songs under the title “Best of Gulshan Bawra” and contained the following songs: tumhe-yaad-hogaa; Aapse humko bicchde huye ek zamaana beet gaya; Hamne jo dekhe sapne; Waada karle saajna tere bina main na rahoon; Le chal le chal mere jeewan saathhi; Jeewan ke har mod pe mil jaayenge hamsafar; Tumko mere dil ne pukaara hai; Yaari hai imaan mera yaar meri zindagi.

Of the 10 songs in that list I didn’t know only two:- “dil sambhaale sambhalta nahin” and “beete hue din kuch aise hi hain”. But of course all the 10 are present on our blog. And 141 out of the 380 odd songs that he has written, are present in the blog. His first outing in movies was in the 1959 movie “Satta Bazaar” (1959) with the classic ‘tumhe yaad hoga kabhi hum mile the’. His career spanned almost four decades and we have a range of songs to entertain ys from the patriotic Aaj hai do october ka din and ‘mere desh ki dharti’; melodiously romantic ‘chaand ko kya maloom’ and funnily romantic ‘peenewaalon ko peene ka bahana chahiye’. His ‘dukki pe dukki ho’ is as popular as ‘dilbar mere kab tak mujhe’. And I remember having seen him on screen lip syncing ‘deewane hai deewano ko na darr chahiye’ and also enjoying the party in ‘Parivaar’ when Nanda sang ‘aaj hai do october ka din’. He was there on screen in Manoj Kumar directed ‘Upkaar’ as the halwai’s son. His songs have been put to music by Kalyanji Anandji, R D Burman, Shankar Jaikishan. He was awarded the best lyricist Filmfare award for “mere desh ki dharti” and “yaari hai imaan mera yaar meri zindagi” which also topped that years Binaca Geetmala.

Thinking of this lyricist on his anniversary with a song from the 1984 release “Andar Baahar”. 1984 was when I had discovered the new crop of good looking actors Jackie Shroff, Anil Kapoor, Sunny Deol etc. They looked good and danced/ acted reasonably well too. So I could request my dad to see this movie. He was also a fan of movies which were of the ‘masala’ genre and had some good songs for added pleasure and relaxation. I could never convince him to see any of the Arty movies, but that is another story.

“Andar Baahar” was a movie produced by Romu Sippy and directed by Raj N. Sippy. It had a cast of Jackie Shroff- Anil Kapoor- Parikshit Sahni- Anita Raaj- Danny. This was Moon Moon Sen’s Hindi debut (one of the reasons my dad agreed to come for the movie, he wanted to see Suchitra Sen’s daughter).

The movie had a very simple storyline:- A cop-n-crook story. The crooks led by Danny crack the safe of a bank, and one of them turns greedy and tries to shoot the others out of his way. The sound gets cop Ajay Sahni (Parikshat Sahni) to the spot and one of the team of crooks runs away with the loot. Danny escapes from prison and threatens the absconding Gulshan Grover of killing his sister if he doesn’t return the loot. Gulshan squeals to the cops and inspector Ajay and his friend Ravi Khanna (Jackie) reach the spot. Only this time, in the operations, inspector Ajay is fatally wounded and now inspector Ravi seeks vengeance. With the permission of the commissioner he brings the wounded crook Raja (Anil Kapoor), who is still in his custody, to help him track Shera (Danny) Gulshan etc and bring the movie to a close. In the process Ravi Khanna finds a friend in Raja who takes Ajay’s place in his life.

Now since there are friends in the movie it is mandatory to have a song where the heroes proclaim their love for each other. This is sung by Shailendra Singh and Suresh Wadkar. R D Burman is the music composer. The song has a stamp of RD all over it:- great opening piece and in between the mukhda and antara. We can also hear the harmonica (popularly called mouth organ) through the song.

Incidentally it also happens to be Suresh Wadkar’s 65th birthday. He has been active since 1977 – ‘Paheli’ and ‘Gaman’ (1978). His voice was different from the reigning voices of that time. He also is trained in classical music which is evident in “Saanjh Dhale Gagan Taley” and his numerous songs which need a clear voice at high pitch. We have 71 songs of his on the blog. We have a lot more songs out there for us to learn the range that he can sing in. For today we shall hear him here in this song and wish him a very Happy Birthday.

N.B.: There is a sad version to this song, video of which I am unable to locate.

Video – Part I (Jackie with Parikshat Sahni)(lyrics based on this)

Video – Part II (Jackie with Anil Kapoor)

Video – Part III (Jackie – Sad Version)

Song-O hamko toh yaari se matlab hai (Andar Baahar)(1984) Singers-Shailendra Singh, Suresh Wadkar, Lyrics-Gulshan Bawra, MD-R D Burman
Both

Lyrics

o humko toh yaari se matlab hai
ho humko toh yaari se matlab hai
arre humko toh yaari se matlab hai
haan humko toh yaari se matlab hai
yaar ho kaisa bhi
chaahe jhootha ya sahi
baat sach hai yahin yaara

haan humko toh yaari se matlab hai
oo humko toh yaari se matlab hai
yaar ho kaisa bhi
chaahe jhootha ya sahi
baat sach hai yahin yaara

hey ek aur ek toh gyaarah hote hai
ab toh hum wohi gyaarah hain
humko jo koyi aankhen dikhaayega
uski maut ka ishaara hai ae ae

ek aur ek toh gyaarah hote hai
ab toh hum wohi gyaarah hain
humko jo koyi aankhen dikhaayega
uski maut ka ishaara hai

ho jab tak bhi jeeye
yoon hi hasatein rahe
log kuchh bhi kahein yaara

arre humko toh yaari se matlab hai
ho humko toh yaari se matlab hai
yaar ho kaisa bhi
chaahe jhootha ya sahi
baat sach hai yahin yaara

hey jeene ko jeete hain
yoon toh sabhi yaaro
jeena usiko kehte hain
jeete nahin jo apne liye hi
auron ke dil mein rehte hai hae hae
jeene ko jeete hain
yun toh sabhi yaaro
jeena usiko kehte hai
jeete nahi jo apne liye hi
auron ke dil mein rehte hai
kaun rahega yahaan
hai yeh phaani jahaan
kal honge kahaan yaara
hey humko toh yaari se matlab hai
ho humko toh yaari se matlab hai
yaar ho kaisa bhi
chaahe jhootha ya sahi
baat sach hai yahin yaara

hae ab toh hum kabhi
door na honge ji
apna aisa iraada hai
tere liye pyaare
jaan haazir hai
tujhse yeh mera waada hai

ho ab toh hum kabhi
door na honge ji
apna aisa iraada hai
haan tere liye pyaare jaan haazir hai
tujh se yeh mera waada hai

ho ik dooje ka hum
sada baatenge gum
aaj khaale kasam yaara
arre humko toh yaari se matlab hai
ho humko toh yaari se matlab hai
yaar ho kaisa bhi
chaahe jhootha ya sahi
baat sach hai yahi yaara
arre humko toh yaari se matlab hai
arre humko toh yaari se matlab hai


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

Blog Day :

4385 Post No. : 15742

Hullo atuldom

Many times I find a celebrity’s birthday and then look for a song featuring him/ her. Then, there are times when I see or hear a song and look for the birth-dates or anniversaries of those related with that song. In both the scenarios the post is nearly ready due to readily available songs. There is a third scenario where when I visit the birth-dates/ anniversary page of our blog and I see a birthday of an artiste, whose work I like, coming up, I rush to look for possible songs and find it difficult to zero in on anyone because there are too may options. So to make selection easy, I make things more complicated by trying to find debut songs of the person, adding a condition that the person should be seen lip-syncing and if he/she is dancing in the song or at-least shaking a leg that would be a BONUS.

So today we are celebrating the 70th birthday of an actor who made un-credited appearances in ‘Aman’ (1967) and ‘Aan Baan’ (1972). Shyam Benegal was the one who first cast him as Vishwam in ‘Nishant’ in 1975 and there began his journey in the parallel cinema of the Indian Film industry. His foray into commercial cinema came about when he played one of the Pandavs in ‘Hum Paanch’ (1980) which was not a mythological movie but a movie with a social message. From then on, he has straddled cinema of various genres and been successful enough to last till today. He has given memorable performances and has been a recipient of the National Award and Filmfare award for the best actor three times. Additionally he has been awarded the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan.

Initially we saw him as a costar to Shabana Azmi and Smita Patil. Then with ‘Katha’ (1982) Deepti Naval became his heroine and his movies could be said to have become commercially viable when we saw him with Rekha in two movies – ‘Umrao Jaan’ (1981) and ‘Ijaazat’ (1987). I think he did one more movie with Rekha I can’t recollect. Here I am not talking of Rekha movies where this actor played negative characters meaning played a villain (being the right term). Oh yes, this actor has played villain and hero in traditionally masala films. Just goes to show how versatile he is.

I am sure the readers have guessed that I am talking of Naseeruddin Shah. I loved what Sudhirji wrote in his post for the song “Kisi Na Kisi Se Kabhi Na Kabhi (Medley)” last year on the same occasion. I think we should revisit it.

For today let us see him sing and dance with Mithun Chakravarty and Yogita Bali. So “Oye oye. . . Tirchi Topiwaale” was not the first time he tried to dance.  Here he has played Mithun’s friend and Yogeeta’s brother. The song is from the romantic thriller ‘Khwaab’ (1980) which was directed by Shakti Samanta. It had songs written and composed by Ravindra Jain. Today’s song is sung by Jaspal Singh, Suresh Wadkar and Hemlata. The story of the movie is present in the only song of the movie that has been posted in the monsoon of 2015 – “Tu Hi Wo Haseen Hai“.

Happy Birthday to Naseeruddin Shah – stay healthy and may we have more from you.

Audio

Video

Song – Ek Aas Liye Vishwaas Liye  (Khwaab) (1980) Singer – Suresh Wadkar, Jaspal Singh, Hemlata, Lyrics – Ravindra Jain, MD – Ravindra Jain
Suresh Wadkar + Jaspal Singh + Hemlata

Lyrics 

ooo hohohoooooho
ooo hoho hoooo ho
aaa aaaaa
(ooo hoho hoooo ho)
aaa aaaaa
(ooo hoho hoooo ho)

ek aas liye
vishwas liye 
mera mann manzil ke nishaan dhoondhe
ek aas liye
vishwas liye 
mera mann manzil ke nishaan dhoondhe
jisey aas na ho 
jisey aas na ho 
vishwas na ho
wo kya dhoondhe kahaan dhoondhe
ek aas liye
vishwas liye 
mera mann manzil ke nishaan dhoondhe

ahaa ahaa haa lalala laa 
ohohoho oooo
ahaa ahaa haa lalala laa 
ohohoho oooo

dharti se aasman tak 
manzilon ke silsile
wo kya karey jisey manzil
mil ke bhi na miley
yun bhi hota hai jeewan mein 
rehta chhupa mann mein
mere saathi
mil jaata hai wo bina dhoondhe
ek aas liye
vishwas liye 
mera mann manzil ke nishaan dhoondhe

sapna ho jin mein koi 
soti nahin hain woh aankhen
saathi adhure sapne 
meri bhi aankhon mein jhaanken
har sukh se juda dukh hai 
dukh ka apna sukh hai
mere saathi
sab kuch na miley yahaan dhoondhe
ek aas liye
vishwas liye 
mera mann manzil ke nishaan dhoondhe

ahaa ahaa haa lalala laa 
ohohoho oooo

nit bhor ki ye laali 
deti sandesha zindagi ka
jis ne andhere kaate 
hoga savera bhi usi ka
koi meet sahara de to
jeene ka ishaara de to
mere sathi
wahin manzil tu jahaan dhoondhe
ek aas liye
vishwas liye 
mera man manzil ke nishaan dhoondhe 
mera man manzil ke nishaan dhoondhe 
mera man manzil ke nishaan dhoondhe 

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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ओ हो हो होsssss हो
ओ हो हो होsssहो
आss आssss
(ओ हो हो होsssहो)
आss आssss
(ओ हो हो होsssहो)

इक आस लिए
विश्वास लिए
मेरा मन मंज़िल के निशां ढूँढे
इक आस लिए
विश्वास लिए
मेरा मन मंज़िल के निशां ढूँढे
जिसे आस ना हो
जिसे आस ना हो
विश्वास ना हो
वो क्या ढूँढे कहाँ ढूँढे
इक आस लिए
विश्वास लिए
मेरा मन मंज़िल के निशां ढूँढे

आहा आहा हा लाल्लाल्ला ला
ओहो हो हो ओsss
आहा आहा हा लाल्लाल्ला ला
ओहो हो हो ओsss

धरती से आसमान तक
मंज़िलों के सिलसिले
वो की करे जिसे मंज़िल
मिल के भी ना मिले
यूं भी होता है जीवन में
रहता है छुपा मन में
मेरे साथी
मिल जाता है वो बिना ढूँढे
इक आस लिए
विश्वास लिए
मेरा मन मंज़िल के निशां ढूँढे

सपना हो जिन में कोई
सोती नहीं वो आँखें
साथी अधूरे सपने
मेरी भी आँखों में झाँकें
हर सुख से जुड़ा दुख है
दुख का अपना सुख है
मेरे साथी
सब कुछ ना मिले यहाँ ढूँढे
इक आस लिए
विश्वास लिए
मेरा मन मंज़िल के निशां ढूँढे

आहा आहा हा लाल्लाल्ला ला
ओहो हो हो ओsss

नित भोर की ये लाली
देती सँदेसा ज़िंदगी का
जिसने अंधेरे काटे
होगा सवेरा भी उसी का
कोई मीत सहारा दे तो
जीने का इशारा दे तो
मेरे साथी
वहीं मंज़िल तू जहां ढूँढे
इक आस लिए
विश्वास लिए
मेरा मन मंज़िल के निशां ढूँढे
मेरा मन मंज़िल के निशां ढूँढे
मेरा मन मंज़िल के निशां ढूँढे


This article is written by Peevesie’s Mom, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in 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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4377 Post No. : 15722 Movie Count :

4334

Hullo Atuldom

‘Lav Kush’ (1997) is a story of the twin children of Devi Seeta and Lord Rama. They were born after Seeta is banished to the jungle in Uttar Ramayana i.e. the last chapter of the epic ‘Ramayana’. Lord Rama is unaware of the birth of his sons in Sage Valmiki’s ashram where Seeta is taken care of, and the children grow up as ‘muni kumars‘ who are trained to be proficient in military skills as well.

There have been many movies and serials in almost all the Indian languages, with ‘Luv Kush’ as the central theme. A search for ‘Lav Kush’ or ‘Luv Khush’ on google comes up with 10 results or 10 instances when the story has been used by the entertainment world in the form of movies animation series and TV series (there may have been more). The last of these was an animation series for children in 2012.

The first time the story was used was may be in 1951, a movie by Nanabhai Bhatt where Nirupa Roy was Seeta and Prem Adib was Ram. Then There was a movie in 1967 where Jayshree Gadkar played Seeta to Ashim Kumar’s Ram. There was a short film by K A Abbas in 1972 with Lav Kush as the story. ‘Lav Kush’ in 1974 spoke Telugu. There was a ‘Lav Kush’ in 1997 with Jaya Prada as Seeta and Jeetendra as Ram. Interesting trivia about this movie is that Jayshree Gadkar (Seeta of ‘lAV kUSH’ 1967) played Kaushalya. In fact Jayshree Gadkar has played Kaushalya in the TV series ‘Lav Kush’/ (1988) as also the ‘Ramayana’ Doordarshan serial.

Now the regular followers of this blog may be wondering why I have taken up this part of ‘Ramayana’. Well, last week I saw a movie on one of the satellite channels. When I discovered it, I saw the cute boys – Master Adil and Baby Shrestha playing Lav and Kush – regaling the courtiers of Ayodhya by their rendition of the Ramayana. But they get angry when they come to know that Seeta Mata has been banished by Ram and they question him about his being addressed as ‘maryada purushottam‘. They walk out of Ayodhya and go straight to their mother and report all that they saw in Ayodhya. They are pacified by sage Valmiki and I jolted into “Who is playing Valmiki?”

I mean, I was used to seeing that actor as a badman, good friend, benevolent grandfather, strict father, uncle, even a war-veteran but never had I thought that this versatile actor had done a mythological role. I have heard stories of how people of a certain generation never gave their children this popular actor’s name. I am sure the readers have guessed that I  am referring to Pran Saab.

So we have Pran Krishan Sikand (12 february 1920 – 12 July 2013) who played a wide variety of roles beginning with playing the hero to Noor Jehan in ‘Khandaan’ of 1942, going on to play a badman in umpteen movies and then changing track to become ‘Malang Chacha‘ in ‘Upkaar’ (1967).

Personally, I first saw him as a strict father to Rishi Kapoor in ‘Bobby’ (1973) and then as a grandfather trying to get familiar with his grand children in ‘Parichay’ (1972). Though ‘Parichay’ was an earlier film and I may have seen it in the theatre as a child in arms, but I sure I saw it with full awareness when Bombay Doordarshan telecast it on their Sunday evening show. In fact I may have seen many of his pre-70s movies on the television and got scared too of the characters he portrayed.

Some of his scenes are forever etched in the mind; like the one in ‘Guddi’ (1971) where he tells Utpal Dutt – “It is a pleasure getting beaten by a person like Dharmendra, imagine I have been beaten up by heroes half my size”. (I tried to locate this scene as a video clip on YouTube but failed, because the punch of the dialogue gets lost-in-translation). That scene in ‘Don’ (1978) where he is escaping from the goons with his children and is confronted by Amitabh – an outstanding  scene. But the most memorable scene (IMHO) is the one from ‘Zanjeer’ (1973)  where he faces the inspector played by Amitabh for the first time. There are many such memorable scenes that I am sure, are the personal favorites of the blog-followers.

Similarly every one will have a favourite song which has been filmed on Pran Saab. “Phir Na Kehna Micheal Daroo Pee Ke Danga Karta Hai“; “Bolega To Bologe Ke Bolta Hai“; “Yaari Hai Imaan Mera“; “Kasamein Vaade Pyaar Wafa Sab Baatein Baaton Ka Kya“; “Jeevan Ke Din Chhote Sahi Hum Bhi Bade Dilwale“; or the evergreen “Do Bechare Bina Sahaare Dekho Poochh Poochh Kar Haare“. There are also songs where the heroine, with the help of the hero, has made Pran Saab sing and dance and make a buffoon of himself- “Dil Ki Umangein Hain Jawaan“; and can one forget him in that song from “Half Ticket” where he says “Aake Seedhi Lagi Dil Pe Jaise Katariya“.

It is very easy to visualize him as a sage only thing is I was unaware of this movie or the fact that he played the Valmiki, that is why I was pleasantly surprised. And he had a song here too. Now that means it has to be on our blog too. Here it is sung by Suresh Wadkar, written by Dev Kohli and Raam Laxman is the music composer. It comes towards the end of the movie when Seeta has heard that Ram is undertaking the ‘Ashwamedha Yagya‘ and she is wondering how it can be undertaken in the absence of the better half. And Sage Valmiki sings this to make her see the reality of Ram.

A few thoughts crossed my mind as I was seeing this video to jot the lyrics: never seen Pran in this getup (this I have already said), there is an earnestness seen when he does the alaap part of the song, his expressions explain why he had had such a long run in the movies.

Remembering Pran Saab on his anniversary.

Video

Audio

Song – Karo Nahin Sandeh Ram Par  (Lav Kush) (1997) Singer – Suresh Wadkar, Lyrics – Dev Kohli, MD – Raam Laxman

Lyrics 

aaaa aaaaa

ram ram ram

karo nahin sandeh ram par
karo nahin sandeh
karo nahin sandeh ram par
karo nahin sandeh
sada raha hai sada rahega aaaaaa
aaaaa aaaaaaaa 
aaaaa aaaaaa aaaaaa
sada raha hai sada rahega
tum par unka nae..ae..ae..aeh
karo nahin sandeh ram par
karo nahin sandeh

ek vachan hai ek karm hai
ek ram ka baan
ek vachan hai ek karm hai
ek ram ka baan
ek patni ka vrat hai unka aaaaa
aaaaa aaaaaa aaaa
ek patni ka vrat hai unka
karein jagat kalya..aa..aan
karo nahin sandeh ram par
karo nahin sandeh

yadi ve dharm tyag dein apna
chhand badal de gaayan
aaaaa
yadi whe dharm tyag de apna
chhand badal de gaayan
janm vyarth ho jaaye mera
aaaaaa aaaaaa aaaa
aaaaaaa aaaaaa
janm vyarth ho jaaye mera
vyarth meri ramaya..aa..aa..n
karo nahin sandeh ram par
karo nahin sandeh
sada raha hai sada rahega
tum par unka nae..ae..h
karo nahin sandeh ram par
karo nahin sandeh

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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करो नहीं सन्देह राम पर
करो नहीं सन्देह
करो नहीं सन्देह राम पर
करो नहीं सन्देह
सदा रहा है सदा रहेगा
आsssss
आssss आssssssss
आssss आsssss आsssss
सदा रहा है सदा रहेगा
तुम पर उनका ने॰॰ए॰॰ए॰॰एह
करो नहीं सन्देह राम पर
करो नहीं सन्देह

एक वचन है एक कर्म है
एक राम का बाण
एक वचन है एक कर्म है
एक राम का बाण
एक पत्नी का व्रत है उनका
आsssss
आssss आsssss आ
एक पत्नी का व्रत है उनका
करे जगत कल्या॰॰आ॰॰ण

यदि वे धर्म त्यागी दें अपना
छंद बादल दे ज्ञान
आsssss
यदि वे धर्म त्यागी दें अपना
छंद बादल दे ज्ञान
जन्म व्यर्थ हो जाये मेरा
आssss आsssss आsssss
आssss आssssssss
जन्म व्यर्थ हो जाये मेरा
व्यर्थ मेरी रामायण

करो नहीं सन्देह राम पर
करो नहीं सन्देह
करो नहीं सन्देह राम पर
करो नहीं सन्देह


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

Blog Day:

4362 Post No. : 15687

Hullo Atuldom

27th June- birth anniversary of our beloved Panchamda a.k.a RD Burman. We have many posts on this blog which gives us details of his birth, his lineage, and many many other trivia connected with how he got the nickname “Pancham”.

So without wasting time or as some people would like to say ‘zyaada footage khaaye bagair’ I will come straight to today’s song. It is from the 1989 released, Vidhu Vinod Chopra written-produced & directed “Parinda”. It had Madhuri Dixit, Jackie Shroff, Anil Kapoor, and Nana Patekar in a rather grey role. Anupam Kher was there in a special appearance.

Anil Kapoor and Jackie Shroff played brothers. Anupam Kher played Anil Kapoor’s friend and Madhuri’s brother. Jackie Shroff works for the underworld chieftain Anna (Nana Patekar). Anil Kapoor returns from studying abroad and meets his childhood friend Anupam Kher who has become a police officer. He also witnesses his friend being shot down by the underworld and decides to avenge his death.

The movie is interspersed with the tender love and camaraderie that is shared between the brothers and their dreams of having a family complete with wife children etc. Today’s song is when the brothers are thinking of the impending marriage of Anil Kapoor with Madhuri.

“Parinda” had seven songs which were written by Khurshid Hallauri of which one is there on the blog, posted on 15th of May 2015. (It has a sad version which was posted in the comments by Prakashchandraji) There was also a comment there by Prakashchandraji:- “And Who is Khursheed Hallauri ??, the lyricist, Any one who has information about him, Please share with us.” This question still remains.

This movie was planned by Vinod Chopra after his low-budget suspense thriller “Khamosh” failed to find a distributor for theatrical release. “Parinda” received critical acclaim when released. It also won two National awards and five Filmfare awards. It was also selected to represent India at the Oscars that year.

I chose this particular song as it talks of a marriage and we have an active follower of this blog celebrating his anniversary today. He is a big fan of Pancham and his music so I hope he and his life-partner (also known as Satulite in Atuldom) like this song.

Thank You Panchamda for leaving us this fun song.

Audio

Song-Sehre mein dulha hoga (Parinda)(1989) Singers-Shailendra Singh, Suresh Wadkar, Lyrics-Khursheed Halluri, MD-R D Burman
Both

Lyrics

sehre mein dulha hoga,
ghoonghat mein dulhan hogi
haan sehre mein dulha hoga,
ghoongat mein dulhan hogi

masti mein naachenge yaar
ke ghar mein baaja bajega
sehre mein dulha hoga
ghoongat mein dulhan hogi
sehre mein dulha hoga,
ghoonghat mein dulhan hogi
masti mein naachenge yaar
ke ghar mein baaja bajega

ho o aayega jab din woh khushi ka
hosh rahega kisko kisika
hoo ghar aayegi bhaiyya ki dulhan
jhoom uthhega yeh ghar aangan
hey raat suhaani hogi,
chadhhti jawaani hogi

duniya deewaani hogi,
saath me rani hogi
karke sola singaar
ke ghar me baaja bajega

haan sehre mein dulha hoga,
ghoongat mein dulhan hogi
sehre mein dulha hoga,
he ghoongat mein dulhan hogi
masti mein naachenge yaar
ke ghar me baja bajega

poore honge armaan dil ke
honge khush dulhan se mil ke
pyaar se hongi pyaari baatein,
katt jaayengi pal mein raatein

haan saanson mein hogi jwaala
chaabhi hogi na hoga taala
saali hogi na saala,
saala hoga na saali

aaya hai tere dar pe sawaali
shirdiwaale sai baba
shirdiwaale sai baba
aaya hai tere dar pe sawaali
no no no bhaiyya
sawaali nahin saali saali
saali hogi na saala,
chaabi hoga na taala

saali hogi na saala,
chaabi hoga na taala
donon karenge pyaar
ke ghar mein baaja bajega

haan sehre mein dulha hoga,
ghoonghat mein dulhan hogi
sehre mein dulha hoga,
ghoonghat mein dulhan hogi
masti mein naachenge yaar
ke ghar mein baaja bajega

armaanon ki bagiya khilegi,
bhaiyya ko mere dulhan milegi
o o behne lagegi prem ki dhaara
paawan hoga jeewan saara

hoga jo poora saal
godi mein hoga laal
hoga jo poora saal
godi mein hoga laal
haan duniya dekhegi mera kamaal
ho chhorra ganga kinaare waalaa
ho chhorra ganga kinaare waalaa
o khaike paan banaaras waalaa
khuli jaaye band akal kaa taalaa
phir to aisa kare kamaal
seedhi karde sabki chaal

arre arre arre
chaal nahin gadhe
saal saal
hoga jo poora saal
godi mein hoga laal
hoga jo poora saal
godi mein hoga laal
chhota sukhi parivaar
ke ghar mein baaja bajega
sehre mein dulha hoga
ghoonghat mein dulhan hogi
sehre mein dulha hoga
ghoonghat mein dulhan hogi
masti mein naachenge yaar
ke ghar mein baaja bajega
haan baaja bajega
ha ha
arre baaja bajega
baaja bajega


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This blog discusses Bollywood songs of yesteryears. Every song has a brief description, followed by a video link, and complete lyrics of the song.

This is a labour of love, where “new” songs are added every day, and that has been the case for over THIRTEEN years. This blog has over 16700 song posts by now.

This blog is active and online for over 4000 days since its beginning on 19 july 2008.

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Total number of songs posts discussed

16751

Number of movies covered in the blog

Movies with all their songs covered =1302
Total Number of movies covered=4556

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