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“Naag Champa”(1958) was produced and directed by Vinod Desai for Vinod Films, Bombay. This mythological movie had the usual suspects in it, viz. Nirupa Roy, Manhar Desai, Kammo, Sapru, Sundar, Baby Uma, Lalita Pawar, C J apndey, Dubey, Santosh Kumar, Uma Dutt, Nemo, R Khanna, Chhotelal, Maqbool, Devchand etc in it.

This obscure movie had six obscure songs in it.

Here is the first song from “Naag Champa”(1958) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Lata. Gopal singh Nepali is the lyricist. Music is composed by Manna Dey.

Only the audio of this rare song is available. Seeing that Lata sang as many as four songs in this movie, one cdan assume that she sang for the leading lady, viz Nirupa Roy. So my guess is that this song was picturised on Nirupa Roy.

With this song, “Naag Champa”(1958) makes its debut in the blog.


Song-Chhod atariya gaye saanwariya (Naag Champa)(1958) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Gopal Singh Nepali, MD-Manna Dey

Lyrics

chhod atariya
gaye saanwariya
saari umariya dhoondhoon re ae
des phiri
pardes phiri
ab kaun nagariya dhoondhoon re ae
chhod atariya
gaye saanwariya

birhan hoon
bairaagan hoon main
dukh mein pali
abhaagan hoon main
zahar bhi jiska amrit mujhko
usi naag ki naagan hoon main
usi naag ki naagan hoon main
panghat marghat
ghat ghat ghoomoon
panghat marghat
ghat ghat ghoomoon
beech bajariya dhoondhoon re ae
des phiri
pardes phiri
ab kaun nagariya dhoondhoon re ae
chhod atariya
gaye saanwariya

ruk jaa o toofaan bali re
main to piya ke gaaon chali re
ruk na sako to mujhe udaa kar
pahuncha do saajan ki gali re
pahuncha do saajan ki gali re
pee darshan ki pyaas lagaaye
pee darshan ki pyaas lagaaye
main baawariya dhoondhhoon re ae
des phiri
pardes phiri
ab kaun nagariya dhoondhoon re ae
chhod atariya
gaye saanwariya
chhod atariya
gaye saanwariya

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“Saweraa”(1958) was produced by Ruby Sen and it was directed by Satyen Bose for Basu Chitra Mandir, Bombay. The movie had Ashok Kumar, Meena Kumari, Bipin Gupta, Leela Mishra, Kammo, Samson, Kundan, Bhagwan Sinha, Dhumal, Keshto Mukherji, Ramesh Sinha, anil, S N Bannerji, Bishan Khanna, Jamal, s K Singh, Brahm Bhardwaj, Ravikant, sailen Bose, Ratan Gaurang, Indar, Mohan Choti, Prem Dhawan, Narbada Shankar, Govind Sharma, Ramlal, Mumtaz Begam, Uma Khosla, Sheila Vaz etc in it.

There were seven songs in the movie. As many as six songs from the movie have been discussed in the past.

Here is the seventh and final song from “Saweraa”(1958) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Lata. Shailendra is the lyricist. Music is composed by Shailesh Mukherji.

Unlike most other songs of the movie, this song is a rare song and its video is not available. So it is difficult to say if this song was part of the movie or it was excluded from the movie. The song itself is a superb song. While most people would praise Lata’s voice in this song, the lyrics of this song that should be considered the real highlight of this song. The song is perhaps the least known song from “Sawera”(1958), but it is a song that desrves to be better known among music lovers.

In case this song was picturised, the picturisation would undoubtedly be on Meena Kumari.

With this song, “Saweraa”(1958) joins the list of movies that have all their songs covered in the blog.


Song-Aankh michauli khel rahi hai mujhse meri taqdeer(Saweraa)(1958) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Shailendra, MD-Shailesh Kumar Mukherji

Lyrics

Aankh michauli khel rahi hai
mujhse meri taqdeer
haaye meri taqdeer
haaye meri taqdeer
man ko sau sau pankh diye hain
pairon mein zanjeer
haaye meri taqdeer
haaye meri taqdeer

zindagi ki raahen
ulajhti hi jaayen
zindagi ki raahen
ulajhti hi jaayen
ab dil roye
aur pachhtaaye
daras nain adheer
haaye meri taqdeer
haaye meri taqdeer

jab bahaar aayee
preet pyaar laayee
jab bahaar aayee
preet pyaar laayee
aisee sooni raat
???
dard gaya dil cheer
haaye meri taqdeer
haaye meri taqdeer
aankh michauli khel rahi hai
mujhse meri taqdeer
haaye meri taqdeer
haaye meri taqdeer


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“Khazaanchi”(1958), a remake of “Khazaanchi”(1941) was directed by P N Arora for All India Pictures, Bombay. The movie had Rajendra Kumar, Shyama, Helen, Balraj Sahni, Chitra, Manorama, Minoo Mumtaz, Rajan Haksar etc in it.

The movie had six songs in it. Five songs from the movie have been covered in the blog in the past.

Here is the sixth song from “Khazaanchi”(1958) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Asha Bhonsle. Rajinder Krishan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Madan Mohan.

The song is picturised as a get together song where Rajendra Kumar has been invited for tea by Shyama’s father, and this song gets sung on the occasion. I am unable to identify the lady lip syncing this song. My blind guess (based on the cast) is Chitra. I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify her.

I have not been able to get a few words right in the lyrics. I request our readers with keener ears to help fill in the blanks/ suggest corrections as applicable in the lyrics.

This song has the same tune as the “Mera Saaya”(1966) song Nainon waali ne haay meraa dil lootaa which was also composed by Madan Mohan.

With this song, “Khazaanchi”(1958) joins the list of movies that have all their songs covered in the blog.


Song-Aankhon aankhon mein ho gaye mast ishaare (Khazaanchi)(1958) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Rajinder Krishan, MD-Madan Mohan

Lyrics

aankhon aankhon mein ho gaye mast ishaare
baaton baaton mein dil waale dil haare
aankhon aankhon mein ho gaye mast ishaare
baaton baaton mein dil waale dil haare

udte udte kahaan se aaya ik panchhi albela
udte udte kahaan se aaya ik panchhi albela
meri atariya baith ke boli ye jag pyaar ka mela
bole aisi meethi boli teer jiya pe maare
aankhon aankhon mein ho gaye mast ishaare
baaton baaton mein dil waale dil haare

pehle pehle lagti hai jo anhoni si baaten
pehle pehle lagti hai jo anhoni si baaten
hote hote ho jaati hai pyaar ki wo mulaakaaten
aankh milaate hi dil dole
khel ye kaise ??
aankhon aankhon mein ho gaye mast ishaare
baaton baaton mein dil waale dil haare

aaj agar hai baat zara si
hoga ye kal afsaana
aaj agar hai baat zara si
hoga ye kal afsaana
jahaan jahaan bhi shama jalegi
aa ke rahega parwaana
bante bante do begaane
ban jaate hain pyaare
aankhon aankhon mein ho gaye mast ishaare
baaton baaton mein dil waale dil haare
aankhon aankhon mein ho gaye mast ishaare


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Today’s song is from the film Savera-58. It is sung by Manna Dey and chorus. The Lyricist was Shailendra and the composer was Sailesh Mukherjee. This song was quite popular during its time and I was surprised to see that this was not yet posted on the Blog.

The composer Shailesh Mukherjee was a multifaceted artist. He was an actor as well as a singer. He composed music for 3 films. He acted as a Hero under the name of Shreekant Gaurav,in 3 films namely, Miya Bibi Razi-60, Pyar ki pyas-61 and an unreleased film Monica-62. He sang 19 songs in 11 films from Andhon ki duniya-47 to Suhani Raat-74. After retiring from Hindi films, he used to interview Bangla stars for Calcutta A.I.R. After that he came back and became an Architect and Interior Decorator, doing work on stars’ and their relatives’ bungalows. He bought 26 acres of land in Karjat, near Bombay and built a farm house for family enjoyment there. He was so much attached to Karjat that after his death, as per his wish, his ashes were scattered on this land in Karjat !

His daughter Kajri also became an actress and did films like Tumhara Kallu-75, Sangat-75, Balika Badhu-76, Dillagi-78. etc etc. She won the Best Supporting actress Filmfare award for Balika Badhu-76 also. She was married to the son of character artist Bipin Gupta’s son. Sailesh Mukherjee’s son and later Grandson became Architects and Interior Decorators as per his wishes. ( Thanks to Ms. Meeta Mukherjee, daughter in law of Sailesh Mukherjee for providing all this information to me.)

Film Savera-58 was directed by a well known director Satyen Bose. The cast was Ashok Kumar, Meena Kumari, Bipin Gupta, Dhumal, Ramesh Sinha, Narmada Shankar etc etc.

Bipin Gupta was born to a Bengali family on 27th August 1905 in Meerut, the 5th child of his parents Trailokya Nath Gupta and Khemankari Devi.They later moved to Barrackpore. He attended the Chinsura Training School and the Barrackpore Government High School. He was married to Annapurna Devi.

Gupta’s first Bengali film was Chokher Bali ( Film Padosan in Hindi was made based on this film later ) directed by Sotu Sen in 1938. Throughout his career he had worked on almost 300 films though he played the hero only once, in the film Noori-1934. It was produced by Durga International Films, Calcutta. His Heroine was Sheela Devi. It was a flop movie.

He started working in Radio in 1934 and by 1936 he became a professional stage artist. He stayed for 30 years in Bombay to establish himself in Bollywood.

In 1964 he produced the film Daal Me Kala, directed by Satyen Bose and starring Nimmi, Kishore Kumar and Abhi Bhattacharya. The film took almost 4 years to make.

Bipin Gupta worked in over Hindi and Bengali films. He generally did the roles of Zamindar, teacher, father, Grandfather etc. All character roles. His voice was very good. Once, in Madras, while shooting for film “Teen Bahuraniya” at Gemini Studios, Prithviraj Kapoor lost his voice. Bipin Gupta dubbed all his film dialogues.

He died on 8th September 1981 in Calcutta. His son married Kajri- the daughter of Sailesh Mukherjee, actor, singer and composer. She too was an actress.( Thanks to Harish Raghuvanshi ji for some information ).

Normally information is available on internet or in books for well known actors. In Hindi cinema, there are hundreds of small actors and actresses, about whom no information is available anywhere. If some information is at all available, it will be very sketchy and incomplete. In some old yearbooks of Hindi film industry, such actors were to be found with 5-6 lines about them. In such cases, they are kept alive by the Picture Galleries, created, maintained and updated periodically, by two stalwarts, viz. Dr. Surjit Singh ji and Greta memsaab ji- both from USA. It is ironical that no efforts from the film industry in India are known to have been made in this direction. With existing Picture Galleries by these two great souls, at least these faces have their rightful names now. Other than this no information is available on them anywhere.

In such a situation, Mr. M.N.Sardana ji from Delhi and shri Venkataraman ji from Hyderabad and their associates are doing yeomans’ service by writting about less known but frequently seen on screen small actors of Hindi Cinema. M.N.Sardana ji especially needs an honourable mention for enrichinng the group “Woh din yaad karo” on Facebook by regularly bringing such actors to limelight by writing small bio notes on them. My hats off to M.N.Sardana ji. I am simply amazed to see his tremendous knowledge in this field. Students of Hindi film history-like me- will be indebted to him for his services in this field.

Here is what M.N.Sardana ji wrote about an actor called Narbada Shankar ( Narmada Shankar ), sometime back…

Narbada Shankar – one of the most memorable character actors of Hindi cinema. His voice is so unforgettable and unique, you know its him without even seeing him. He played a wide variety of roles but he was most commonly seen as a Pandit / Shastri / Pujari or a Doctor. But he is up for playing much more — he’s been father-in-laws of prospective brides / husbands, opinionated neighbours, an exorcist, a detective, a postman, a tangewala, etc. etc. the list goes on.

Shankar was born Narmada Shankar Tribhuvan Nayak. In his early career he is said to have worked primarily as a female impersonator in New Alfred Theatre Company dramas (when women were forbidden from performing in dramas). In this role he would enter film with Turki Hoor (1925) playing a female role. He worked on and off thru the next two decades with not much success. It wasn’t until the late 40s he would begin to get noticed.

With the role of the Judge in Namoona (1949) Narbada began his journey into a major character actor. He continued playing the diverse roles mentioned above thru the 50s, 60s and 70s. He slowed down and did less work in the 80s. Ek Chitthi Pyar Bare (1985) is one of his last films where he characteristically plays a doctor. He passed away on November 13, 1988 in Malad, Mumbai.

Film Savera-58 had very good songs. The story centred around a doctor who becomes a criminal due to circumstances and after realising his mistake surrenders,serves a jail term and begins a new life. The film is available on You Tube. I had seen it in 1958 itself, but to refresh my memory, I saw it again now. The story of Savera-58 is…

Dr, Kundan (Ashok kumar) is fro a middle class family. He has a childhood friend Shanti (Meenakumari) and they plan to marry once he becomes a doctor. After becoming a doctor, while serving in a Hospital, Kundan is blamed and held responsible for a patient’s death due to wrong medicine given by some other doctor. He is removed from service and does not get a job. He becomes a criminal. He meets shanti and upon her advice leaves criminal life and becomes a Sanyasi-Poornanand. A murder charge is put on him when he was a criminal and he faces the case in the court. He defends himself in the court and successfully proves that not he but victim’s wife was the murderer.
He however gets sentence for his other crimes and goes to jail. When he comes out, Shanti is waiting for him outside. They both travel towards a New Savera…a New Life.

Let us now enjoy this Manna Dey song from Savera-58.


Song-Jeewan ke raaste hazaar (Sawera)(1958) Singer-Manna Dey, Lyrics-Shailendra, MD-Sailesh Mukherji
Chorus
Manna Dey + Chorus

Lyrics

om om om
om om om
om om om

man ke andhiyare mein
soone galiyare mein
jaago jyotirmay
jaago
jaago
jaago
jaago
jaago

o o
o o
o o
o o

jeewan ke raaste hazaar
jeewan ke raaste hazaar
zara soch ke chal bande
har kadam pe hain bharam ke jaal
tu ?? chal bande
jeewan ke raaste hazaar
jeewan ke raaste hazaar

aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa

dil mein chhupa chor tujhe le ke jahaan jaaye
tujhe le ke jahaan jaaye
aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa

dil mein chhupa chor tujhe le ke jaahaan jaaye
us gali se mud ke kabhi koi na aa paaye
koi na aa paaye
haar ke na baithh
apne aap ko badal bande
jeewan ke raaste hazaar
jeewan ke raaste hazaar

aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa

dhal rahi hai chhal ki raat
ho chala sawera
dekho ho chala sawera
aa aa aa

dhal rahi hai chhal ki raat
ho chala sawera
aise mein bhi haaye tere dil mein hai andhera
dil mein hai andhera
man ke dwaar khol zara
dhoop mein nikal bande
jeewan ke raaste hazaar
jeewan ke raaste hazaar
ho o
ho o
ho o
ho o o


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“Khazaanchi”(1958), a remake of “Khazaanchi”(1941) was directed by P N Arora for All India Pictures, Bombay. The movie had Rajendra Kumar, Shyama, Helen, Balraj Sahni, Chitra, Manorama, Minoo Mumtaz, Rajan Haksar etc in it.

The movie had six songs in it. Four songs from the movie have been covered in the blog in the past.

Here is the fifth song from “Khazaanchi”(1958) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Asha Bhonsle. Rajinder Krishan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Madan Mohan.

The song is picturised as an ëxpression of love”genre of song on Shyama.

I have not been able to get a few words right in the lyrics. I request our readers with keener ears to help fill in the blanks/ suggest corrections as applicable in the lyrics.


Song-Meri ankhiyon mein jhoome dekho saajan ka pyaar (Khazaanchi)(1958) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Rajinder Krishan, MD-Madan Mohan

Lyrics

meri ankhiyon mein jhoome dekho saajan ka pyaar
meri ankhiyon mein jhoome dekho saajan ka pyaar
jaise barse(?) phuhaar jaise dole sitaar
jaise haule se baagon mein aaye bahaar
meri ankhiyon mein jhoome dekho saajan ka pyaar
meri ankhiyon mein jhoome dekho saajan ka pyaar

madhur madhur ye kisne keh di baat pyaar ki
lehraati ithlaati aayi raat pyaar ki
madhur madhur ye kisne keh di baat pyaar ki
lehraati ithlaati aayi raat pyaar ki
ik dil ne kaha
ik dil ne suna
aur chupke hi chupke se hua ikraar
meri ankhiyon mein jhoome dekho saajan ka pyaar
meri ankhiyon mein jhoome dekho saajan ka pyaar
jaise barse(?) phuhaar jaise dole sitaar
jaise haule se baagon mein aaye bahaar
meri ankhiyon mein jhoome dekho saajan ka pyaar
meri ankhiyon mein jhoome dekho saajan ka pyaar

chaand sitaaron
tum kya jaano raaz preet ka aa
jaao jaao
naam na poochho mere meet ka
chaand sitaaron
tum kya jaano raaz preet ka aa
jaao jaao
naam na poochho mere meet ka
jaa ri ?? hawaa
mat poochho pata
meri bagiya mein aayi hai pehli bahar
meri ankhiyon mein jhoome dekho saajan ka pyaar
meri ankhiyon mein jhoome dekho saajan ka pyaar
jaise barse phuhaar jaise dole sitaar
jaise haule se baagon mein aaye bahaar
meri ankhiyon mein jhoome dekho saajan ka pyaar
meri ankhiyon mein jhoome dekho saajan ka pyaar


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“Gauri Shankar”(1958) was produced by Nagesh and directed by Raja Nene for Bhagyawaan Chitra, Bombay. the movie had Trilok Kapoor, Sulochana, Jeewan, Maruti, Smita, Babu Raje, Vasantrao Pahalwan, Vishwas kunte, Kamal Kapoor, Suryakant, Mummy, Kamal, Bimla Kumari, Hira Sawant, Leela Gandhi, Baby Nazar, Narendra Hazare etc in it.
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Today’s song is a parody song from Devar Bhabhi-58. It is sung by Mohd.Rafi,under the baton of Music Director Ravi. The song is written by Raja Mehandi Ali Khan. The film is making a debut on the Blog with this song.
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Hullo to all Atulwaasis

We had two opportunities to meet fellow Atulwaasis last year- one when guruji visited Bangalore and next when Avinashji visited. Both have given me lasting memories. I also liked Avinashji’s idea of getting Atul’s Banjaarey to sign an autograph with their thoughts to make up a Collage of Autographs. It was to show something about our interests or as Avinashji has said in his write up on the Gangout—Man Ki Baat. It has showed that most were in a philosophical mood and had unknowingly or unintentionally contributed to the thought (my own thinking too) “Zindagi kaisi hai paheli/ Kal kya hoga kisiko pata”- the very basis of a Banjaara’s (Nomad’s) life. One of the songs which I keep humming a lot also points to the same thought of Zindagi being a Paheli—and that song is Aage Bhi Jaane Na Tu, Peeche Bhi Jaane Na Tu, Jo Bhi Hain Bas Yehi Ek Pal Hai.
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“Kal Kya Hoga”(1958) was produced by Y B Yavar and directed by Sound and shadow corporation, Bombay. This movie had Anita Guha, Manhar Desai, Shammi, Habib, Heera Sawant, Indira, Azim, Shamlal, Maqbool, Leela Sharma, Nandini, Meena, Jahangeer Lakadwala, Ghani, Md Ali, , Sheikh etc in it.
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“Baaghi Sipaahi”(1958) was produced and directed by Bhagwandas Varma for V P Productions, Bombay. The movie had Madhubala and Ranjan in lead roles, with Om Prakash, Chandrashekhar, Gope, Purnima, Nishi, Sapru etc in supporting roles.
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