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Hullo Atuldom
December is filled with birthdays of superstars and super actors. We began the month remembering Dev Anand, birthdays of Dharmendra, Shatrughan Sinha, & Dilip Kumar followed. Today is the 69th birthday of Rajnikanth, the darling of the masses in South India, he was also decently successful in Bollywood.

He is an actor who started out portraying negative characters and near-bit roles much like Shatrughan Sinha of Bollywood. He has worked his way up the ranks to superstardom and his best period began with “Billa” (1980) and he hasn’t left the hearts and minds of his fans- much like his inspiration- he has admitted many-a-times that he is a fan of Amitabh Bachchan. And after being cast in roles of antagonist from 1975-77 in Tamil and Telugu 1978 saw the release of “Shankar Salim Simon” which was a remake of Manmohan Desai’s “Amar Akbar Anthony”; this was followed by remakes of “Majboor”, “Trishul”, “Deewar”, “Namak Halal”, “Don” (Billa was its remake), “Lawaaris” etc and I seem to have seen most of these. I would love to hear the feelings he had when he got to act with his inspiration Big B in his debut Hindi movie- “Andha Kanoon” (incidentally this too was remade in Tamil but with Vijaykanth acting the role played by Rajni in the Hindi version). We had many Hindi movies in the 80s which were remakes of Rajni’s south Indian originals.
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His super successful Tamil movie “Moondru Mugam” meaning three-faces was made as “John Jani Janardhan” in with Rati Agnihotri and Poonam Dhillon as female leads. It was the story of an honest police officer John Mendez (Rajnikanth as father) who lives a middle-class lifestyle with his wife, Cheryl (Poonam Dhillon), and a maidservant, Fatimabi (Dulari). John busts a gang that makes illicit liquor and holds them in a cell, bringing him into confrontation with their leader, Gajanand ‘Gajju’ (Kadar Khan), who goes to threaten John, but is himself arrested and sentenced. When he is acquitted, he decides to avenge his humiliation by entrapping John and killing him. Cheryl gives birth to twin sons and passes away. A rich childless couple, Brijmohan Gupta (Utpal Dutt) adopts one of the twins and names him Janardhan (Rajnikanth -son number 1), while the second is named Jani (Rajnikanth son number 2) and lives with Fatimabi. Twenty-five years later, Janardhan is an American-returned young man, in love with Madhu (Rati Agnihotri). On his birthday party he comes face to face with a man named Gopaldas (played by south actor Thyagarajan), and his entire personality changes as he is taken over by the vengeful spirit of John. Subsequently, Gopaldas is killed, and Janardhan is arrested and tried in Court. And then there is the usual climax when the brothers discover each other etc. (seen this movie a long time ago in Tamil not in Hindi)

Today on the occasion of Rajnikanth’s birthday a song from “John Jani Janardhan” which had Laxmi-Pyare’s music and Anand Bakshi’s lyrics. S P Balasubramaniam and S Janaki have given playback for this lively number which has Rati matching Rajnikanth’s colourful T-shirts with her lovely white dresses.

Rati who made her debut into Hindi movies with “Ek Duje Ke Liye” opposite Kamal Hasan in 1981 turned a year on 10th December. She was Rajnikanth’s co-star in many south Indian movies but I think this was the only time she acted with him in Hindi. Here is wishing her too a very (belated) Happy Birthday.


Song-Chat mangni aur pat shaadi (John Jani Janardan)(1984) Singers-S Janaki, S P Balasubramanyam, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal
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Lyrics

He ae
Aah haa

dum naka dum
dum naka dum
dum naka dum
dum naka dum
dum naka dum dum dum naaji
chat mangani aur pat shaadi
dum naka dum dum dum naaji
chat mangani aur pat shaadi
chat mangani aur pat shaadi
dum naka dum dum dum naaji
logon ki baat na karna
logon se ab kya darna
hamne ye yaar jawaani
bas tere naam lagaa di
dum naka dum dum dum naaji
aahaa
chat mangani aur pat shaadi
aahaa
dum naka dum dum dum naaji
chat mangani aur pat shaadi
logon ki baat na karna
logon se ab kya darna
humne ye jaan jawaani
bas tere naam lagaa di

dum naka dum dum dum naaji
chat mangani aur pat shaadi
arre dum naka dum dum dum naaji
chat mangani aur pat shaadi

main pyaar nahin karta hoon
main tum pe marta hoon
main ae ae pyaar nahin karta hoon
main tum pe marta hoon

jeene ki baat karo ji
jeewan mein rang bharo ji
main kaisa thha anjaana
main kaisa thha anjaana
main kitni der mein jaana
duniya kaanton ki basti
ulfat phoolon ki waadi

dum naka dum dum dum naaji
chat mangani aur pat shaadi
arre dum naka dum dum dum naji
chat mangani aur pat shaadi

yeh dil kuchh aise dhadka
jaise ik shola sa bhadka
yeh dil kuchh aise dhadka
jaise ik shola sa bhadka

kiss kaaran se yeh jogi
ban baitha dil ka rogi
kaaran kuchh aur nahin hai
kaaran kuchh aur nahin hai
iss dil pe zor nahin hai
na maana yeh deewaana
na maana yeh deewaana
toh humne aankh ladaa di

dum naka dum dum dum naaji
chat mangani aur phat shaadi
arre dum naka dum dum dum naaji
hey
chat mangani aur phat shaadi
logon ki baat na karna
logon se ab kya darna
hamne ye jaan jawaani
bas tere naam lagaa di

dum naka dum dum dum naaji
arre chat mangani aur pat shaadi
haan dum naka dum dum dum naaji

chat mangani aur pat shaadi
arre re re re re
chat mangani or pat shaadi
dum naka dum dum dum naaji


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