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Blog Day :

5094 Post No. : 17024

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This Week, That Year – 9
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26Jun – 02Jul, 2012

Ah yes, long gap. My intention has been to make this series a weekly affair. But then – ‘man proposes, everybody else disposes’ keeps happening with me. 😀 . And so, intentions aside, this series has been a victim of my preoccupations / laziness / lack of creativity – howsoever I may say it. But of course, no excuses are relevant.

Rear view mirror scenario on the blog, of the week that was – 26th Jun to 2nd July of 2012. Let us take a look at the numbers first.

Here is the table that shows the daily postings on the blog for that week.

Blog Ten Year Challenge (2012-2022) Series
Sl.No. Movie Name Year HFGK NoS ASAD NoS Possible UT Deb/Yip Milestone Film Status Pending
26-Jun-12
1 Mahaa Pooja 1954 9 4 D Pending 5
2 Dhaake Ki Malmal 1956 8 8 Yippeee’d
3 Sangam 1964 8 8 Yippeee’d
4 Taangaawaali 1955 9 7 2 Yc 2 UT
5 Chhote Sarkar 1974 4 4 D Yippeee’d
27-Jun-12
1 Bhoot Bangla 1965 6 6 Yippeee’d
2 Anaamika 1973 5 5 Yippeee’d
3 Jheel Ke Us Paar 1973 6 5 Pending 1
4 Khushboo 1975 4 5 Yippeee’d
5 Baalika Badhu 1976 6 7 Yippeee’d
28-Jun-12
1 Laalten 1956 8 4 D Pending 4
2 First Love 1961 6 6 Yippeee’d
3 Khoobsurat 1952 8 8 AC – 100
(SH Behari)
Yippeee’d
4 NFS – CH Atma 1960 0 3 D Yippeee’d
29-Jun-12
1 Miss Frontier Mail 1936 4 4 D Yippeee’d
2 Amar Jyoti 1936 11 7 Pending 4
3 Baarood 1960 7 7 Yippeee’d
4 Naghma 1953 10 11 Yippeee’d
30-Jun-12
1 Sannaata 1966 5 5 D AC – 1800 (Lata Mangeshkar) Yippeee’d
2 Saheli 1965 6 6 Yippeee’d
3 Johnny Mera Naam 1970 6 6 Yippeee’d
4 Kathputli 1971 8 2 D Pending 6
5 Johar Mehmood in Hongkong 1971 6 4 D Pending 2
1-Jul-12
1 Jugnu 1947 8 8 Yippeee’d
2 Duniya 1968 6 6 Y Yippeee’d
3 Aap Ki Kasam 1974 6 6 Y Yippeee’d
4 Ek Mahal Ho Sapnon Ka 1975 5 7 Yippeee’d
5 Son of India 1962 9 9 Yippeee’d
2-Jul-12
1 Garam Coat 1955 6 6 D Yippeee’d
2 Chhoti Bahen 1959 9 9 Yippeee’d
3 12 O`clock 1958 7 7 Yippeee’d
4 Ardhaangini 1959 7 7 Yippeee’d
5 Hum Matwaale Naujawaan 1961 7 6 Pending 1

A total of 33 songs were posted in that week, at an average of about 4.7 songs per day. The pageant of the calendar covered is four decades – from 1936 to 1976.  Break up of films by decade is as follows,

1930s  –  2 (Both from 1936)
1940s  –  1 (Jugnu, 1947)
1950s  –  12
1960s  –  9
1979s  –  9

No film got repeated and so we covered 33 films during that week, Well actually, it is 32 films and 1 NFS. The NFS was a song by CH Atma.

As many as 9 films made their debut that week. And yes, 2 films got Yippeee’d in that week – ‘Duniya’ (1968) and ‘Aap Ki Kasam’ (1974). Just as an aside, I did a quick check on the Yippeee status of films, till that week. When the week started, we were 3 years, 11 months and 7 days ahead of the blog initiation date of 19 July, 2008. Want to take a guess as to how many films had been Yippeee’d till then? I myself was a little surprised at the number. By that date, we had already Yippeee’d 135 films on the blog. Majority of this list is from the 1950s and 1960s. Surprise item is that there is one film from 1939. Besides, there are 12 films from 1940s, and 17 films from 1970s. The remaining 105 films are from the two decades of 50s and 60s.  We were 6,133 posts old on 26th June.

The week saw two major milestone achieved. On 28th June, with the song “Beech Bajariya Mori Chunariya Sar Se Sarki Jaaye” from film ‘Khoobsurat’ of 1952, SH Behari arrived at his first century milestone. He had made his debut on the blog on 1st December, 2008, and completed his first century in a little more than three and a half years. On 30th June, with the song “Koi Bechaara” from the film ‘Sannata’ of 1966, Lata Mangeshkar breached the 1,800 mark on the blog.

Of all the 33 films that were showcased that week, 25 have been Yippeee’d since then. Seven films continue to be tagged with ‘Pending’ status. One film, ‘Tangaawaali’ from 1955 carries the conditional Yippeee tag. Of the 9 songs in this film, 7 are already posted here. However two songs are not released on 78rpm record. The video of the film has not yet surfaced on public domain. So we tag those two songs as untraceable (UT). And pending their discovery, we tag the film with the status as conditionally Yippeee’d (Yc).

During this current week, two songs of pending films in this week have been posted as part of the ten year challenge series. One song from the 1973 film ‘Jheel Ke Us Paar’  – “Haaye Bichhua Das Gayo Re”, was posted by Avinash ji on 27th June, and actually Yippeee’d that film too. And just a little while ago today, Atul ji has posted the song “Kaaraj Ki Jyot Sadaa Hi Jarey” from the 1936 film ‘Amar Jyoti’. So the numbers given above get modified as pending films reduced to 6 and the number of Yippeee’d films now is 26.

And with the song that I bring to the blog in this post, these numbers will change once again. This song is from the 1961 film ‘Hum Matwaale Naujawaan’. This film so far has only one song remaining to be posted. With this post on the blog, the film will also get Yippeee’d. Pending films list is further reduced to 5 and the Yippeee’d films number increases to 27.

The song is a real gem – a vintage Chitragupt creation. The music director is well known for his melodious commpositions. And this song is a very fine example of his creativity and talent. I listened to this song today, after tons of years, jiggling my memory of the radio listening days. And I am surprised that this melody has been waiting in the wings for so long. This film made its debut here on 28th October, 2010. The previous posted song (fifth one from the film) came on to the blog on 29th September, 2018. The final song of the film comes on board today, after more than eleven and a half years of its debut.

The song is such an endearing duet of Lata and Usha Mangeshkar. The lyrics are from the pen of Mahjrooh Sb.

The words of the song indicate as being a male-female duet. But since it is sung as a all female duet, it is possible that this duet may be a performance by two actresses on screen, one taking the role of the male person. The male person is trying to woo the lady and invites her to visit his alley, And the lady appears to be putting up a refusal to the gentleman’s advances.

A very lively melody, that is a hallmark of Chitragupt’s music. Jiggling memories of the wonderful music that we used to enjoy on the radio.

Listen and enjoy.

Song – Aana Kabhi Hamre Duaar Saanwal Goriya  (Hum Matwaale Naujawaan) (1961) Singer – Lata Mangeshkar, Usha Mangeshkar, Lyrics – Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD – Chitragupt
Chorus

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

ghar ki hamaare gori
yahi hai dagariya

ho o o o
o o o

aana kabhi hamre duaar saanwal goriya
aana kabhi hamre duaar saanwal goriya
jhootha pardesia ka pyaar saanwal goriya
jhootha pardesia ka pyaar saanwal goriya

jit dolun ut dole zaalim
saath hamaare ho ke
haaye haaye saath hamaare ho ke
jit dolun ut dole zaalim
saath hamaare ho ke
hum to nahin kuchh kehte
khaali raah khade hain roke
haaye haaye raah khade hain roke
o o o
mal mal ke hatheli
reh jaaun main akeli
mal mal ke hatheli
reh jaaun main akeli
kar nahin paaun pukaar saanwal goriya
jhootha pardesia ka pyaar saanwal goriya
aana kabhi hamre duaar saanwal goriya

aanchal ko lehraati pagli
pag pag mudti jaaye
jabse tu ne chheda
lat meri aur bhi udti jaaye
haaye haaye aur bhi udti jaaye
ho o o
ari o gulab juhi
ab ke bhi dekh yun hi
ari o gulab juhi
ab ke bhi dekh yun hi
rutth chali jaaye bahaar saanwal goriya
aana kabhi hamre duaar saanwal goriya
jhootha pardesia ka pyaar saanwal goriya

dekh rahi main
chhalki jaaye tere dil ki pyaali
haaye haaye tere dil ki pyaali
dekh rahi main
chhalki jaaye tere dil ki pyaali
tod ke mera dil
kya paaogi o jhumkewaali
haaye haaye ri o jhumkewaali
ho o o
teri gali aaun bairi
tujhe tadpaaun bairi
aawe tab dil ko
qaraar saanwal goriya
aana kabhi hamre duaar saanwal goriya
hat
jhootha pardesia ka pyaar saanwal goriya
aana kabhi hamre duaar saanwal goriya

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir Kapur)
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घर की हमारे गोरी
यही है डगरीया

हो ओ ओ
ओ ओ ओ
आना कभी हमरे दुआर सांवल गोरीया
आना कभी हमरे दुआर सांवल गोरीया
झूठा परदेसिया का प्यार सांवल गोरीया
झूठा परदेसिया का प्यार सांवल गोरीया

जित डोलूँ’ उत डोले ज़ालिम
साथ हमारे हो के
हाय हाय साथ हमारे हो के
जित डोलूँ’ उत डोले ज़ालिम
साथ हमारे हो के
हम तो नहीं कुछ कहते
खाली राह खड़े हैं रोके
हाय हाय राह खड़े हैं रोके
ओ ओ ओ
मल मल के हथेली
रह जाऊन मैं अकेली
मल मल के हथेली
रह जाऊन मैं अकेली
कर नहीं पाऊँ मैं पुकार सांवल गोरीया
झूठा परदेसिया का प्यार सांवल गोरीया
आना कभी हमरे दुआर सांवल गोरीया

आँचल को लहराती पगली
पग पग मुड़ती जाये
जबसे तूने छेड़ा
लट मेरी और भी उड़ती जाये
हाय हाय और भी उड़ती जाये
हो ओ ओ
अरी ओ गुलाब जुही
अब के भी देख यूंही
अरी ओ गुलाब जुही
अब के भी देख यूंही
रुठ चली जाये बहार सांवल गोरीया
आना कभी हमरे दुआर सांवल गोरीया
झूठा परदेसिया का प्यार सांवल गोरीया

देख रही मैं छलकी जाये
तेरे दिल की प्याली
हाय हाय तेरे दिल की प्याली
देख रही मैं छलकी जाये
तेरे दिल की प्याली
तोड़ के मेरा दिल
क्या पाओगी ओ झुमकेवाली
ओ ओ ओ
तेरी गली आऊँ बैरी
तुझे तड़पाऊँ बैरी
आवे फिर दिल को
क़रार सांवल गोरीया
आना कभी हमरे दुआर सांवल गोरीया
हट
झूठा परदेसिया का प्यार सांवल गोरीया
आना कभी हमरे दुआर सांवल गोरीया

 

 


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 :

3738 Post No. : 14691 Movie Count :

4015

Missing Films of 1960s – 80
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Aha, good going at 80. If I am lucky, I may get to a century with this series. 🙂

Today’s film is just about at the bottom of the decade. The film name is ‘Ye Khoon Rang Laayega’ from 1970. Considering the alphabetic listing scheme by year, you will find this film at the second last position in GK volume no. 4 (of the regular set of Hindi films of that decade).

Once again, a song that has been sitting in my collection for oh so long. Picked it up today and listened to it for the first time. Music director – Robin Bannerji. And I just do not seem to be getting enough listen of this song. What a wonderful twin dance duet – voices are Usha Mangeshkar and Krishna Kalle. K Kalle’s voice seems to be somewhat subdued in the company of the razor sharp voice of Usha M. But together, they are a magic weaved by the music director. Listening to such songs, one always is left with a craving – wish Robin Bannerji had done more films in his career. But that was not to be. Most of the decade of the 1970s and part of 1980s, was lost in battling ill health, compounded by two unfortunate accidents. He passed away on 27th July, 1986.

The film is from the banner of Sanjay Films, Bombay and is directed by Roshan Bhardwaj. The six listed songs are penned by two lyricists – Anjaan and Yogesh – honor shared equally. This song is written by Yogesh. The star cast of the film is interesting – Helen, Randhawa, Mukri, SK Prem, Uma Dutt, Gul Hamid, Shaam Kumar, Saudagar Singh, Dhanraj, Ridku, Ratnamala, Lalita Desai, Sushma, Poonam Kapoor, Ishwar Bhai, Khurshid Khan, Kesari, Madhumati, Rani, and Lakshmichaya amongst others.

Let’s listen to this wonderfully crafted all female duet. And let’s continue to wonder – about these lesser known but highly talented artists.

Song – Qayaamat Hai Teri Nigaahon Ka Jaadu  (Ye Khoon Rang Laayega) (1970) Singer – Usha Mangeshkar, Krishna Kalle, Lyrics – Yogesh, MD – Robin Bannerji
Usha Mangeshkar + Krishna Kalle

Lyrics

qayaamat hai teri nigaahon ka jaadu..oo..oo

qayaamat hai teri nigaahon ka jaadu..oo..oo

qayaamat hai teri nigaahon ka jaadu

qayaamat hai teri nigaahon ka jaadu

hai tauba tauba khuda jaane dil ko kya hoga
kya hoga
tauba
tauba

nahin jab raha mujhko khud pe hi kaabu
nahin jab raha mujhko khud pe hi kaabu

hai tauba tauba khuda jaane dil ko kya hoga
kya hoga

aap ki har adaa
marhabaa marhabaa
ik nasha saah mein
ho gaya ba-khuda
haaye ye kya baat hui
khoob mulaqaat hui
dhadke mera dil deewaana
qayaamat hai teri nigaahon ka jaadu..oo..oo
qayaamat hai teri nigaahon ka jaadu..oo..oo
hai tauba tauba khuda jaane dil ko kya hoga
kya hoga
tauba
tauba

aap ki shokhiyaan
hain ghazab meharbaan
aap kya hans padey
gir gayin bijliyaan
haaye meri jaan gayi
main tujhe maan gayi
chhodo bhi ye muskuraana
qayaamat hai teri nigaahon ka jaadu..oo..oo
qayaamat hai teri nigaahon ka jaadu..oo..oo
hai tauba tauba khuda jaane dil ko kya hoga
kya hoga
tauba
tauba

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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क़यामत है तेरी निगाहों का जादू॰॰ऊ॰॰ऊ

क़यामत है तेरी निगाहों का जादू॰॰ऊ॰॰ऊ

क़यामत है तेरी निगाहों का जादू

क़यामत है तेरी निगाहों का जादू

हाए तौबा तौबा खुदा जाने दिल को क्या होगा
क्या होगा
तौबा
तौबा

नहीं जब रहा मुझको खुद पे ही काबू
नहीं जब रहा मुझको खुद पे ही काबू
हाए तौबा तौबा खुदा जाने दिल को क्या होगा
क्या होगा

आप की हर अदा
मरहबा मरहबा
इक नशा साह में
हो गया बा-खुदा
हाए ये क्या बात हुई
खूब मुलाक़ात हुई
धड़के मेरा दिल दीवाना
क़यामत है तेरी निगाहों का जादू॰॰ऊ॰॰ऊ
क़यामत है तेरी निगाहों का जादू॰॰ऊ॰॰ऊ
हाए तौबा तौबा खुदा जाने दिल को क्या होगा
क्या होगा
तौबा
तौबा

आप की शोखियाँ
हैं ग़ज़ब महरबाँ
आप क्या हंस पड़े
गिर गईं बीजलियाँ
हाए मेरी जान गई
मैं तुझे मान गई
छोड़ो भी ये मुसकुराना
क़यामत है तेरी निगाहों का जादू॰॰ऊ॰॰ऊ
क़यामत है तेरी निगाहों का जादू॰॰ऊ॰॰ऊ
हाए तौबा तौबा खुदा जाने दिल को क्या होगा
क्या होगा
तौबा
तौबा

 


This article is written by Sadanand Kamath, 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 : 3493 Post No. : 14034

The box office successes of ‘Chaudhvin Ka Chaand’ (1960) and ‘Taj Mahal’ (1963) were mainly attributed to musical bonanzas they offered to the cinegoers in general. In that process, the captain of the ships, i.e., the director of the films who had an important role in making the films the box office success was largely ignored. In those days, like many, I identified the first film with Guru Dutt and the music director Ravi. In case of ‘Taj Mahal’ (1963), I identified the film with the musical and lyrical feasts of Roshan and Sahir Ludhianvi. I was not aware at that time that these two successful films were directed by M Sadiq.

After few years when I did come to know of M Sadiq, I thought of him as a new upcoming director who specialised in directing Muslim social and historical films. This was borne out of the facts that his subsequent two films were ‘Bahu Begum’ (1967) and ‘Noor Jahan’ (1967). How wrong I was!

Last year, while doing a research on producer-director  AR Kardar, I became aware of the fact that M Sadiq (10/03/1910 – 03/10/1971) started his filmy career as early as 1932 as screen-play writer for Punjabi film, ‘Heer Ranjha’ (1932) which was a debut film for AR Kardar as the director of a talkie film.

After 1932, there appears to be a big gap in his filmy career if I go by his filmography. However, browsing through many pages of various ‘Filmindia’ issues gives me an indication that M Sadiq assisted AR Kardar all through 1932 to 1942 in his various directorial ventures, in various capacity – story/screen-play/dialogue writer, editor in addition to being one of his regular Assistant Directors.

By 1942, M Sadiq had become one of the two key assistants to AR Kardar along with SU Sunny. (SU Sunny later directed films like ‘Udan Khatola’ (1955), ‘Kohinoor’ (1960) and ‘Paalki’ (1966)). Baburao Patel, Editor of ‘Filmindia’ magazine had described them as ‘the left hand and the right hand of AR Kardar’ without identifying as to who was left hand and who was the right hand. He had also nicknamed them as ‘little Kardars’.

When AR Kardar set up his film production company, Kardar Productions in 1942 with his maiden film ‘Sharda’ (1942) as a producer-director, he gave an additional responsibility to M Sadiq as the film editor. In his next film, ’Namaste’ (1943),  AR Kardar entrusted  M Sadiq and SU Sunny to jointly direct the film. Kardar’s ‘Jeewan’ (1944) appears to be the first film which M Sadiq directed independently. However, this film did not do well on the box office. In the same year, Jaimini Dewan Productions gave him the opportunity to direct ‘Rattan’ (1944). The film became a box office bonanza for its producer. However, the credit for the success of the film was mainly given to the musical scores by Naushad.

From 1946 through 1950, M Sadiq directed 8 films which included ‘Shaam Savera’ (1946), ‘Daak Bangla’ (1947), ‘Kaajal’ (1948), ‘Chaar Din’ (1949) and ‘Sabak’ (1950), the last mentioned film was his first home production under the name of Sadiq Productions. In the 1950s, he directed 11 films, mostly his home productions like ‘Saiyaan’ (1951), ‘Shabaab’ (1954), ‘Musafirkhana’ (1955), “Chhoo Mantar’ (1956), ‘Mai Baap’ (1957), ‘Duniya Rang Rangeeli’ (1957) and ‘Khota Paisa’ (1958).

However, many of his home production films did not fare well on the box office. When Guru Dutt started ‘Chaudhvin Ka Chaand’ (1960), being a Muslim social film, he wanted the film to be directed by a Muslim director who was well versed in Lucknowi etiquette. Those days, M Sadiq had a lot of financial difficulties and Guru Dutt wanted to help him (as mentioned in Nasreen Munni Kabir’s documentary ‘In Search of Guru Dutt’).

‘Chaudhvin Ka Chaand’ (1960) was a box office hit film. However, the credit for the success of the film went mainly to the musical scores of Ravi with the lyrics of Shakeel Badayuni. In Hindi film industry, a director working for a producer who also happens to be an ace director would remain in his shadow. For, the people will always have a doubt whether the ace director was a ‘shadow director’ of his own film. The song sequences in the film as Abrar Alvi puts it “. . .bear the stamp of Guru Dutt. . .” (Source: ‘Ten Years with Guru Dutt’). This kind of aspersions were also made in the case of  Radhu Karmakar who directed RK Films’ ‘Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai’ (1960) and of Abrar Alvi himself who directed Guru Dutt’s ‘Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam’ (1962).

In spite of the success of ‘Chaudhavin Ka Chaand’ (1960), M Sadiq did not get offers for directing the films until ‘Taj Mahal’ (1963). Once again the success of this film did not help him in his career as in this case also, the credit for the success of the film was mainly shared by its super hit songs composed by  Roshan on the lyrics of Sahir Ludhianvi.

I feel that  it was unfortunate that the film industry did not recognise the contribution of M Sadiq in the success of  films like ‘Rattan’ (1944), ‘Shabaab’ (1954), ‘Chadhavin Kaa Chaand’ (1960) and ‘Taj Mahal’ (1963). I have seen all these films and I feel that M Sadiq had done a wonderful job as a director. Guru Dutt was indeed a master craftsman in picurisation of songs. He may have done the song picturisation himself in ‘Chaudhavin Ka Chaand’ (1960).

In my view, M Sadiq was not a novice in picturisation of song sequence in the films. Having experience of directing films for 20 years at the time when he directed ‘Taj Mahal’ (1963), I do not think that he would not have done justice to the song sequences of ‘Chaudhvin Kaa Chaand’ (1960). Just note how beautiful was his picturisation of the song Paaon Chhoo Lene Do Phoolon Ko Inaayat Hogi. It is a difficult situational song where Pradeep Kumar’s open romantic proposal has to be  met with a restrained modesty of the heroine Bina Rai. In this song, the director has also to make the sequence of picturisation interesting with an added handicap of the expressionless Pradeep Kumar. Nonetheless, the director had succeeded at least for me as it is one of those songs where I like to watch and listen on the video clip rather than listening on the mp3 clip.

Again, after the success of ‘Taj Mahal’ (1963), M Sadiq had to wait for another 4 years to get the directorial assignments of ‘Bahu Begum’ (1967) and ‘Noor Jahan’ (1967). Unfortunately, both these films, despite good musical scores, did not fare well at the box office. Sometime in 1970, M Sadiq migrated to Pakistan and directed the film ‘Baharon Phool Barsaao’ (1972) under his own banner, Sadiq Productions. In a couple of Pakistani articles on the migration of film artists, it has been mentioned that M Sadiq came to Pakistan on an assignment to make ‘Bahaaron Phool Barsaao’ (1972). However, when the film was more than half way through, he left for the heavenly abode on 03/10/1971 in Lahore.

Today, I am presenting a multiple version song, “Meri Mitti Ki Duniya Niraali. . . Jahaan Bhagwaan Basen’ from the film ‘Shaam Savera’ (1946) which makes a debut on our blog today. The film was directed by M Sadiq. The star cast included Swarnalata, Wasti, Sulochana Chatterjee, Rafiq Ghaznavi, Badri Prasad, Pratima Devi  etc.

I became aware of this song only a few days back when I heard it in the voice of SD Batish. I immediately fell in love with the song for its rendition and the lyrics. In fact, its first verse led me to minutely grasp the subsequent part of the lyrics. As I was planning to present the song for the blog, somewhere I got confused with the film ‘Subah Shaam’ (1944) which has already made a debut on the blog. Since this film is not in the verge of attaining the status of a ‘yippied’ film, I felt that there was no urgency in presenting the song.

Yesterday, I heard this song once again. But this time, it was in the voice of Rafiq Ghaznavi. After checking on the website, it transpired that it was a multiple version song. It was at this stage I realised that the song in reference was from ‘Shaam Savera’ (1946) which is yet to make a debut on the Blog.

In my 3 decades of trekking in the Himalayas for soaking in the nature, I had always felt that there is Godliness in the nature – “jahaan bhagwan base”.


Song – Meri Mitti Ki Duniya Niraali (Shaam Savera) (1946) Singer – Rafiq Ghazanvi, Lyrics – [Unattributed] , MD – Pt Amarnath
SD Batish

Lyrics

meri mitti ki duniyaa niraali ee
ho o o o o
o o
jahaan bhagwaan basen
jahaan bhagwaan basen
meri mitti ki duniyaa niraali ee
ho o o o o
o o
jahaan bhagwaan basen
 
phoolon se rang churaayaa aa
kaanton se dard main laayaa
komalta pankhadiyon se
belon mein pyaar basaayaa
main hoon sundar ban kaa maali
ho o o o o
o o
jahaan bhagwaan basen
jahaan bhagwaan basen
meri mitti ki duniyaa niraali ee
ho o o o o
o o
jahaan bhagwaan basen
 
hirnon ne aankhen de deen
moron ne naach sikhaayaa aa
hirnon ne aankhen de deen
moron ne naach sikhaayaa
mad bhari koyal ki koo koo
pi pi papihaa ne gayaa
ban ke panchhi phiroon daali daali
ho o o o o
o o
jahaan bhagwaan basen
jahaan bhagwaan basen
meri mitti ki duniyaa niraali ee
ho o o o o
o o
jahaan bhagwaan basen
 
guru’on kaa saath jahaan hai
pariyon kaa naach jahaan hai
sundar taanon kaa raseelaa
prem kaa geet jahaan hai
main ne jaadoo ki nagri basaa li ee
ho o o o o
o o
jahaan bhagwaan basen
jahaan bhagwaan basen
meri mitti ki duniyaa niraali ee
ho o o o o
o o
jahaan bhagwaan basen

SD Batish Version 
meri mitti ki duniyaa niraali ee
ho o o o o
o o
jahaan bhagwaan basen
jahaan bhagwaan basen
meri mitti ki duniyaa niraali ee
ho o o o o
o o
jahaan bhagwaan basen
 
ho jahaan chaandni raaten
pyaar-o-muhabbat ki ghaaten
sundar sunehraa jeewan ho
kyun na ho pyaar ki baaten
tu ne ganga ki nadiyaa bahaa li
ho o o o o
o o
jahaan bhagwaan basen
jahaan bhagwaan basen
meri mitti ki duniyaa niraali ee
ho o o o o
o o
jahaan bhagwaan basen
 
jeewan mein thhaa jo andheraa
kiranon ne kiyaa saveraa aa
jeewan mein thhaa jo andheraa
kiranon ne kiyaa saveraa aa
khilaa kamal hai suhaanaa
swarg banaa ghar teraa
tu ne preet nagariyaa basaa li ee
ho o o o o
o o
jahaan bhagwaan basen
jahaan bhagwaan basen
meri mitti ki duniyaa niraali ee
ho o o o o
o o
jahaan bhagwaan basen

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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स्वर: रफ़ीक़ ग़ज़न्वी

मेरी मिट्टी की दुनिया निराली
हो ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ
जहां भगवान बसें
जहां भगवान बसें
मेरी मिट्टी की दुनिया निराली
हो ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ
जहां भगवान बसें

फूलों से रंग चुराया
काँटों से दर्द मैं लाया
कोमलता पंखड़ियों से
बेलों में प्यार बसाया
मैं हूँ सुंदर बन का माली
हो ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ
जहां भगवान बसें
जहां भगवान बसें
मेरी मिट्टी की दुनिया निराली
हो ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ
जहां भगवान बसें

हिरणों ने आंखें दे दीं
मोरों ने नाच सिखाया
मद भरी कोयल की कू कू
पी पी पपीहा ने गाया
बन के पंछी फिरूँ डाली डाली
हो ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ
जहां भगवान बसें
जहां भगवान बसें
मेरी मिट्टी की दुनिया निराली
हो ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ
जहां भगवान बसें

गुरुओं का साथ जहां है
परियों का नाच जहां है
सुंदर तानों का रसीला
प्रेम का गीत जहां है
मैंने जादू की नगरी बसा ली
हो ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ
जहां भगवान बसें
जहां भगवान बसें
मेरी मिट्टी की दुनिया निराली
हो ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ
जहां भगवान बसें
====================

स्वर: शिव दयाल बातिश 

मेरी मिट्टी की दुनिया निराली
हो ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ
जहां भगवान बसें
जहां भगवान बसें
मेरी मिट्टी की दुनिया निराली
हो ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ
जहां भगवान बसें

हों जहां चाँदनी रातें
प्यार ओ मोहब्बत की घातें
सुंदर सुनहरा जीवन हो
क्यों ना हों प्यार की बातें
तूने गंगा की नदिया बहा ली
हो ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ
जहां भगवान बसें
जहां भगवान बसें
मेरी मिट्टी की दुनिया निराली
हो ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ
जहां भगवान बसें

जीवन में था जो अंधेरा
किरणों ने किया सवेरा
जीवन में था जो अंधेरा
किरणों ने किया सवेरा
खिला कमाल है सुहाना
स्वर्ग बना घर तेरा
तू ने प्रीत नगरिया बसा ली
हो ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ
जहां भगवान बसें
जहां भगवान बसें
मेरी मिट्टी की दुनिया निराली
हो ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ
जहां भगवान बसें


This article is written by Avinash Scrapwala, 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 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 : 3462 Post No. : 13894

Today is the eighty fourth birth anniversary (9 Jan 1934 – 27 Sep 2008) of singer Mahendra Kapoor. On this occasion today, I present this lovely and haunting song from the 1966 film ‘Naag Mandir’ here on our blog. This song has two versions one sung by Mahendra Kapoor and another sung by Lata Mangeshkar.

‘Naag Mandir’ was directed by Shantilal Soni for Mayurkala Pictures, Bombay. The star cast was led by Mahipal, Vijaya Choudhry and included Indira and BM Vyas.

This movie has six songs, including one multiple version song. Songs for this movie are written by three songwriters – Shiv Kumar ‘Saroj’, Bharat Vyas and Asad Bhopali. This song is written by Bharat Vyas. Music for this movie is composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal. Lata Mangeshkar, Mahendra Kapoor and Mohd Rafi have given their voices to the songs in this movie. So far three songs from this movie have been posted on the blog.

Not much other information about this movie is either mentioned in HFGK Vol IV or available on other sources.

I became aware of this song around end-eighties, when I started collecting cassettes and also getting compilations of various singers recorded on blank (TDK/Sony) cassettes. In this endeavor I got recorded the Mahendra Kapoor songs on 14.10.1991 and since then this song is there in my collection. I like this song very much and sometimes it automatically come to my lips and I broke into humming it.

When I checked on the blog, I was surprised to note that this was still to be posted. Also, it was only few weeks back that I discovered that this song also has a female version and that too sung by Lata Mangeshkar. There is some difference in the lyrics. Both versions have one common stanza and one different stanza.

Coming back to the songs of Mahendra Kapoor I would like to mention that I like many of his songs very very much. And as and when I have got the opportunity to share his songs I have tried to get them posted on this blog. I am not going into the biographical details of Mahendra Kapoor and the list of his songs in this post today. I will just stop here and leave you with this song to enjoy today remembering him, and his contribution to Hindi Film Music.

Audio (Male Version – Mahendra Kapoor)

Audio (Female Version – Lata Mangeshkar)

Song – Mere Sanam, Sun Mera Gham (Naag Mandir) (1966) Singer – Mahendra Kapoor/ Lata Mangeshkar, Lyrics – Bharat Vyas, MD – Laxmikant Pyaarelal

Lyrics

Male Version
– – – – – – – – – – –
mere sanam
sun mera gham
uljhanen
zindagi ban gayi ee
tu kahin, main kahin
mere sanam

zindagi ke dukh bharey
ye din kahaan bitaaun
jo na koi gham kare
wo dil kahaan se laaun
sab kuchh hai phir bhi jaise
kuchh nahin
uljhanen
zindagi ban gayi ee
tu kahin, main kahin
mere sanam

jal rahaa hai dil mera
main chup rahoon to kaise
ghut rahaa hai dam mera
main kuchh kahoon to kaise
gham se haden khushi ki jaa mili
uljhanen
zindagi ban gayi ee
tu kahin, main kahin
mere sanam

mere sanam
sun mera gham
uljhanen
zindagi ban gayi ee
tu kahin, main kahin
mere sanam

Female Version
– – – – – – – – – – – – –
mere sanam
sun mera gham
uljhanen
zindagi ban gayi ee
tu kahin, main kahin
mere sanam

jal rahaa hai dil mera
main chup rahoon to kaise
ghut rahaa hai dam mera
main kuchh kahoon to kaise
gham se haden khushi ki jaa mili
uljhanen
zindagi ban gayi ee
tu kahin, main kahin
mere sanam
sun mera gham
uljhanen
zindagi ban gayi ee
tu kahin, main kahin
mere sanam

kitne din guzar gaye
kismet ko sote sote
kitni umr kat gayi
din raat rote rote
phir bhi to badnaseebi kam nahin
uljhanen
zindagi ban gayi ee
tu kahin, main kahin

mere sanam
sun mera gham
uljhanen
zindagi ban gayi ee
tu kahin, main kahin
mere sanam
mere sanam
mere sanam

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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पुरुष स्वर
– – – – – – – –
मेरे सनम
सुन मेरा ग़म
उलझनें
ज़िन्दगी बन गयीं ई
तू कहीं, मैं कहीं
मेरे सनम

ज़िन्दगी के दुःख भरे
ये दिन कहाँ बिताऊं
जो न कोई ग़म करे
वो दिल कहाँ से लाऊं
सब कुछ है फिर भी जैसे
कुछ नहीं
उलझनें
ज़िन्दगी बन गयीं ई
तू कहीं, मैं कहीं
मेरे सनम

जल रहा है दिल मेरा
मैं चुप रहूँ तो कैसे
घुट रहा है दम मेरा
मैं कुछ कहूं तो कैसे
ग़म से हदें ख़ुशी कि जा मिलीं
उलझनें
ज़िन्दगी बन गयीं ई
तू कहीं, मैं कहीं
मेरे सनम

मेरे सनम
सुन मेरा ग़म
उलझनें
ज़िन्दगी बन गयीं ई
तू कहीं, मैं कहीं
मेरे सनम

महिला स्वर
– – – – – – – –
मेरे सनम
सुन मेरा ग़म
उलझनें
ज़िन्दगी बन गयीं ई
तू कहीं, मैं कहीं
मेरे सनम

जल रहा है दिल मेरा
मैं चुप रहूँ तो कैसे
घुट रहा है दम मेरा
मैं कुछ कहूं तो कैसे
ग़म से हदें ख़ुशी कि जा मिलीं
उलझनें
ज़िन्दगी बन गयीं ई
तू कहीं, मैं कहीं
मेरे सनम

कितने दिन गुज़र गए
किस्मत को सोते सोते
कितनी उम्र कट गयी
दिन रात रोते रोते
फिर भी तो बदनसीबी कम नहीं
उलझनें
ज़िन्दगी बन गयीं ई
तू कहीं, मैं कहीं

मेरे सनम
सुन मेरा ग़म
उलझनें
ज़िन्दगी बन गयीं ई
तू कहीं, मैं कहीं
मेरे सनम
मेरे सनम
मेरे सनम


When I first began this blog, this was not the only songs related blog that I began. I also began a blog on vishesh Jaimala where I would post the transcripts of vishesh Jaimala programmes presented by celebrities from the movie world. They would share their experiences and play a few songs. This programme, to my mind, is one of the best ever radio programmes that one can think of. And what celebrities ! Almost all big names (with a few exceptions) presented Vishesh jaimala programmes those days.
Read more on this topic…


This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie songs and a regular contributor to this blog.

Here is another very wonderful duet dance, also a mujra, from the movie Guest House (1959).
Read more on this topic…


In Bollywood movies, “Mujra” songs is one of a standard category of songs. Most people, including me, discuss such songs as a matter of course, without thinking much about this matter. But the songs of “Adalat” (1958), which are all “Mujra” songs force me to think about it.
Read more on this topic…


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