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Blog Day :

5165 Post No. : 17130

8th September – Birthday of Asha Bhonsle
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There are 25 songs tagged as ‘Tasweer’ (https://atulsongaday.me/category/tasweer-song/) song in the blog. Some of the stellar songs have missed the tag and have given a miss to the tag of ‘Tasweer’. I have listed a few such songs which I can refer to off-hand:

Tasweer Banaata Hoon Tasweer Nahin Banti

Ye Zulf Kaisi Hai

I feel as if some more significant songs are missing from my list above as well as the tagged page. So, the list is incomplete.

A ‘tasveer’ is something which tells a story. Be it a still image, a painting, a motion picture or mural. Imaginary or factual, reflection in reverse or converse. Not always needing a camera to capture it, just a glance is indelible sometimes. Moments captured in memory forever.

Some old timers in the film industry refer to movie as a ‘Tasveer’. I have forever called movies as ‘picture’. We never went to see film or movie, it was always ‘picture’. Some convent educated friends referred to them as ‘movie’ and some Kendriya Vidayala aluminis called them films. This is my own experiences, not a comment on anyone word preferences. In Urdu print, it is ‘film’ and in Hindi it is called ‘chal chitra’ translated as moving picture. So, the films moved and talked and told stories. But to tell a story, sometimes a still image is also enough. Technically, film is a roll on which the reflections are captured. What we watch on the screen is a projection of images captured on film rolls.

On the other hand, sometimes the story a ‘tasveer’ tells is incomplete for being one dimensional. The scene, the background, lighting, the capturer’s intentions, all have an impact on the story it tells. Even a panoramic photo fails capture the photographer. So, the millennials invented ‘selfies’ so that they can capture their own stories.

In our times, we have seen numerous such photos which have made history, given cause to monumental events, made unknown non-entities of the world into famous people. Also, photos which captured the events for posterity, stills which make us wonder at the creativity and unfathomable and unrecordable capability of creator of such beauty, and fabulous natural phenomena. Over the decades, there have been photos of apathy of humans around the world, which made humanity hang its heads in shame. Glory, shame, pain, ecstasy, wonder, happiness, surprise, loss and victory and many more emotions and expressions are recorded.
The camera is mechanical equipment after all. It has no feelings, so no sympathy with the subject it is capturing. It also reveals things, the subject wants to hide sometimes. I must grant it, it is a capable equipment, it captures the expression in the eyes of the subject. Mischief, despair, jealousy, pain, love, gaiety, you name it, the camera has seen it all.

I am glad to report that sometimes in gathering of friends, we forget to take selfies or pics… then we lament it on whatsapp that we didn’t click any. Better leave somethings for the mind and heart to capture. Is there a hard disk which can store as much as a human mind?

The ‘tasveer’ category song being presented here is from the film “Basant” (1960). The following 11 songs of this film are already posted in the blog.

Song Date of post
Peechhe hat hat hat babu chhed naa 4 September 2009
Mere dil pe lagaake darling apne naam ki chit 20 August 2010
Raaste mein ik haseen 4 June 2012
Chori chori ik ishaara ho gaya hai 3 October 2012
Baaje waala Patiyaale waala 31 December 2012
Nainon mein sooraj ki kirnen 14 August 2013
Ukkad dukkad bamba 15 July 2014
Hamne unke saamne pehle to khanzar rakh diya 2 July 2015
Mere lahange mein ghunghroo lagaa de 11 March 2017
Duniya pakki four twenty 28 April 2017
O madam Nancy you are my fancy 16 January 2022

Out of 14 songs of this film, 11 are Rafi-Asha duets and trio with SD Batish. Remaining 3 are solos by Asha Bhonsle. Incidentally, I have noticed that in the blog we spell the surname of Asha as ‘Bhonsle’, where as every where else that I can see it is Bhosle. Eleven duets in a film is a record, second such record is in the film ‘Halla Gulla’ (1954), where this same pair is singing all 9 songs.

Here is the song to celebrate the 89th Birthday of Asha Bhonsle, penned by Shewan Rizvi and composed by OP Nayyar.


Song-Jee chaahta hai khench loon tasweer aap ki (Basant)(1960) Singers-Asha Bhonsle, Mohammed Rafi, Lyrics-Shewan Rizvi, MD-O P Nayyar

Lyrics

aa aaa aaaha
hmmm mmmm mmmmm hmm hmm
aa aaa aaaha
hmmm mmmm mmmmm
aa aa aaaa aaaaaaa aaaa
mmmmmm
a aa aa aaa

kitni badal gayi hai
zara chaal dekhiye
iss dillagi mein
aap ka yeh haal dekhiye
mukhde ka rang haathh ka
roomaal dekhiye
jee chaahtaa hai
khainch loon tasveer aap ki
jee chaahataa hai
khainch loon tasveer aap ki

phoolon ki tarah
aap ka chehra khilaa huaa

aa aaa aaaa aaaa
aaaa aaaa aaaaaaa
phoolon ki tarah
aap ka chehra khilaa huaa
aur uss pe kaali zulf ka
baadal ghiraa huaa
aur uss pe kaali zulf ka
baadal ghiraa huaa
parde mein chaand
husn ka aadha chhupa huaa
jee chaahataa hai
khainch loon tasveer aap ki
jee chaahataa hai
khainch loon tasveer aap ki

bikhre huye yeh baal
garebaan khulaa huaa
gardan mein ek reshmi
muffler padaa huaa
saare jahaan ka ishq
nazar mein chhupa huaa
jee chaahataa hai
khainch loon tasveer aap ki
jee chaahataa hai
khainch loon tasveer aap ki

kitni haseen hai zara
aawaaz dekhiye

aa aaa aaaa aaaa
aaaa aaaa aaaaaaa
kitni haseen hai zara
aawaaz dekhiye
aawaaz se bhi badh ke
haseen saaz dekhiye
aawaaz se bhi badh ke
haseen saaz dekhiye
sharma ke munh phiraane ka
andaaz dekhiye
jee chaahataa hai
khainch loon tasveer aap ki
jee chaahataa hai
khainch loon tasveer aap ki

aa aaa aaaha
hmmm mmmm mmmmm
aa aaa aaaha
hmmm mmmm mmmmm
aa aa aaaa aaaaaaa aaaa

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir Kapur)
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आ आss आहा
हम्म म्मम म्ममम ह्म्म ह्म्म
आ आss आहा
हम्म म्मम म्ममम
आ आ आsss आssssss आsss
म्ममममम
आ आ आ आss

कितनी बदल गई है
ज़रा चाल देखिये
इस दिल्लगी में आपका
ये हाल देखिये
मुखड़े का रंग
हाथ का रूमाल देखिये
जी चाहता है खींच लूँ तस्वीर आपकी
जी चाहता है खींच लूँ तस्वीर आपकी

फूलों की तरह आपका चेहरा खिला हुआ
आ आss आsss आsss
आsss आsss आssssss
फूलों की तरह आपका चेहरा खिला हुआ
और उसपे काली ज़ुल्फ का
बादल घिरा हुआ
पर्दे में चाँद हुस्न का आधा छिपा हुआ
जी चाहता है खींच लूँ तस्वीर आपकी
जी चाहता है खींच लूँ तस्वीर आपकी

बिखरे हुये ये बाल
गरेबाँ खुला हुआ
गर्दन में एक रेशमी मफ़लर पड़ा हुआ
सारे जहां का इश्क़ नज़र में छुपा हुआ
जी चाहता है खींच लूँ तस्वीर आपकी
जी चाहता है खींच लूँ तस्वीर आपकी

कितनी हसीन है ज़रा आवाज़ देखिये
आ आss आsss आsss
आsss आsss आssssss
कितनी हसीन है ज़रा आवाज़ देखिये
आवाज़ से भी बढ़ कर हसीन साज़ देखिये
शर्मा के मुंह फिराने का अंदाज़ देखिये
जी चाहता है खींच लूँ तस्वीर आपकी
जी चाहता है खींच लूँ तस्वीर आपकी

आ आss आहा
हम्म म्मम म्ममम ह्म्म ह्म्म
आ आss आहा
हम्म म्मम म्ममम
आ आ आsss आssssss आsss


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Blog Day :

5151 Post No. : 17114

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2012-2022) – Song No. 83
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This date ten years ago (viz 25 August 2012) saw six songs from six different movies getting covered in the blog.

Here are the details:-

Blog post number Song Movie (Year) Remarks
6509 Badi mushqil hai tumhe bhool jaana Ham Hain Raahi Pyaar Ke(UR)(1960) 4 songs covered out of 7 songs
6510 Main pankhh lagaa ke udd jaaun Armaan (1953) Movie YIPPEED by now
6511 Dost dost na raha pyaar pyaar na raha Sangam(1964) Movie YIPPEED by now
6512 Main to ek khwaab hoon Himalay Ki God Mein(1964) Movie YIPPEED by now
6513 Jeene de ye duniya Lava(1985) One song covered out of 7
6514 Phir chhidi raat baat phoolon ki Baazaar (1982) Movie YIPPEED by now

It can be observed from the above that four movies, whose songs were covered on this date ten years ago have since been YIPPEED in the blog. That leaves us with two movies that are not yet YIPPEED so they are eligible for Blog Ten YEar Challenge today on 25 August 2022.

“Ham Hain Raahi Pyaar Ke” (1960) was an unreleased movie. This movie was an Ismail Films Production. It had Feroz Khan, Balraj Sahni, Nishi etc in it.

HFGK mentions seven songs in it. Four songs have been covered. Two more songs seem to be available.

Here is the fifth song from “Ham Hain Raahi Pyaar Ke” (1960)(UR) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Lata Mangeshkar. Tanveer Naqvi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Khayyam.

Lyrics of the song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.


Song-Nainon mein kajra lagaai ke (Ham Hain Raahi Pyaar Ke) (1960)(UR) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Tanveer Naqvi, MD-Khayyam

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

milan ko main chalee
sudh budh sab bisraaye ae ae
jaisey nadiyaa baawree
saagar milan ko jaaye ae

nainon mein kajraa lagaayike
main to chali saj bann`ke
jhaanjhan mori chhankey
chali saj bann`ke
nainon mein kajraa lagaayike
main to chali saj bann`ke
jhaanjhan mori chhankey
chali saj bann`ke

lahar binaa lehraati jaaoon…oon..oon
mann hee mann muskaati jaaoon…oon..oon
yaad padey jab piyaa ki batiyaan
apney se ae sharmaaoon
mann ki umangein chhupaayike
main to chali saj bann`ke
jhaanjhan mori chhankey
chali saj bann` ke
nainon mein kajraa lagaayike

dhadhkan gaaye geet milan ke aey ae aey
joodaa mehkey choodaa khann`key aey ae ae aey ae
simtee jaaoon jis dum guzrey
jhonkhey mast pawan ke
halki chunariyaa udaayike
main to chali saj bann`ke
jhaanjhan mori chhankey
chali saj bann` ke
nainon mein kajraa lagaayike

jaaoon balam tak
bhaagey bhaagey aey ae
jaaoon balam tak
bhaagey bhaagey
kaayaa ?? pag
sadak hai aagey
phir bhi naaheen
kattey dagariyaa…aaa
phir bhi naaheen
katey dagariyaa
mann meraa dhadkann laagey
milan ki aas lagaayike
main to chali saj bann`ke
jhaanjhan mori chhankey
chali saj bann` ke ae
nainon mein kajraa lagaayike


This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, 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 :

5140 Post No. : 17099

Today’s song is from the film ‘Road No. 303’ (1960).

This film was special in many respects. Let’s start with it’s title. Among the total of 3240 Talkie films made in the first 30 years of Hindi films (1931-1960), only 19 Hindi films had titles which actually had numbers in their Titles. The first one to have a numerical figure in its title was Miss 1933 (1933) and the last one to have it was today’s film Road No. 303 (1960). Just for information of our readers, there were 7 such film titles in the 1930’s (total films 924), only 4 such film titles in the 1940’s (total films 1191) and 8 such film titles in the 1950’s (total films 1125). There were hundreds of film titles having figures in words, like ‘Ek Thi Ladki’, ‘Do Gunde’, ‘Teen Batti Char Rasta’ etc. but numbers in titles were a novelty.

Secondly, this was the first Hindi film of the music director C Arjun. He started by giving music to the first Sindhi film after the Independence – ‘Abana’ in 1958. (The first Sindhi film ever in India was ‘Ekta’ (1940), made by Wadia Movietone, directed by Homi Wadia).

Thirdly, this was the first and the only Hindi film in which Mehmood and Shubha Khote were the leading pair. In all other films, they were in the side roles.

‘Road No. 303’ was made by Mahesh Pictures, Bombay and it was directed by Dharam Kumar. He was born on 26-11-1919 and had directed 14 Hindi films. His first film as a director was ‘Jalte Deep’ (1950) and his last film was ‘Truck Driver’ (1970). Dharam Kumar expired on 28-7-1993, in his 75th year. The 6 songs of this film were written by Naksh Lyallpuri (3) and Jaan Nissar Akhtar (3).

‘Road No.303’ is truly an obscure movie as no information is available about it on any internet site. This name too is not known to many. The film was produced by Ratankumar and Bhikhubhai. The story of film is….

Manohar (Maqbool) is murdered and his body is thrown on the Road No. 303 in the dead of the night. Ramesh (Mehmood), his younger brother who loved him much is devastated. Manohar was an honest Police officer.

Ramesh is in love with Sadhana (Shubha Khote), a young and educated daughter of Seth Deen Dayal (KN Singh) . Seth ji is a well known philanthropist rich man, running destitute homes for widows and orphans.

Ramesh starts finding out about the cause of murder and he learns that soon Manohar was to arrest a big person in society for some serious crime. Munna (Bhagwan) , a small-time pickpocket and a friend of Ramesh, also helps him . Sona (Helen) a dancer in ‘Red Lite Cafe’ is also in love with Ramesh and helps him.

Meanwhile there are attempts to kill Ramesh too. Finally, with the help of Sona, Munna, and Sadhana, Ramesh finds out that the murderer is nobody else but Seth Deen Dayal who runs a racket of trading women and children to Arab countries.

Sadhana is very firm and in the end Seth ji is arrested for murder of Manohar and for his illegal work.

The debutante composer C Arjun was one of those composers who never got what he really deserved. In spite of giving music to 22 films, he always remained a “lesser known music Director”. His best known film was ‘Jai Santoshi Maa’ released in the same year (1975) as film ‘Sholay’ of Ramesh Sippy and it did an unprecedented business amongst the mythological films.

His full name was ARJUN PARMANAND CHANDNANI and he was born in Karachi on 1-9-1933. After partition his family settled in Baroda. He inherited his musical talent from his father who was a singer. He became assistant to another Sindhi music director Bulo C Rani. He started his career with composing for a Sindhi film ‘Abana’ (1958) (first Sindhi film in Independent India).

His first Hindi film was ‘Road No. 303’ in 1960. Off and on he got films under nondescript banners with B/C grade cast. That he created memorable music nevertheless did not do much to change his fortunes. His teaming with the lyricist Jaan Nisar Akhtar would rank at par with the best of Sahir Ludhianvi’s composed by SD Burman or Roshan. He also composed a number of non film songs.

He gave music to 22 Hindi films, besides films in Gujarati, Sindhi and Haryanvi languages. Some of his films were, ‘Main Aur Mera Bhai’, ‘Punarmilan’, ‘Ek Saal Pehle’, ‘Jai santoshi Maa’, ‘Raksha Bandhan’, ‘Karwa Chauth’, ‘Aankh Ka Taara’, ‘Lambu In Hong Kong’, ‘Ustad Pedro’, ‘Mangu Dada’, ‘Gunahon Ka Mandir’, ‘Nawab Sahib’, ‘Kanoon Aur Mujrim’, ‘Hamari Kahani’, ‘O Mere Jaane Jigar’ etc. His film ‘Susheela’ (1966), which was incomplete, was completed and releasd as ‘Subah Zaroor Aayegi’ in 1977 in which “Bemurawwat Bewafa Begaana e Dil Aap Hain” song sung by Mubarak Begum and “Gham Ki Andheri Raat Mein” sung by Talat and Rafi became very popular.

I still remember the interview of C Arjun by Ameen Sayani on radio in Binaca Geetmala program, a long time ago about the story behind as to how a popular song was written by Indivar and how it was tuned, for the film ‘Punarmilan’ (1964).

C Arjun said – “One day we (both me and Indivar) were travelling in a BEST bus while returning home in the evening, from the recording studio. Both of us were sitting on the same seat and the bus was packed full with passengers. After 2 or 3 stations Indivar saw that a young and very beautiful girl boarded the bus and she came near our seat standing in the middle amongst other standing passengers. Indivar was repeatedly looking at her time and again. After 4 or 5 minutes, Indivar asked me to leave my seat and offer it to the pretty girl standing besides us.

After a bit of hesitation I agreed and gave my seat to her. To my surprise, Indivar didn’t talk to her even once while she was sitting beside him for about 20 -25 minutes before she de-boarded the bus at one of the stops in our way. When I asked Indivar why he didn’t talk to her?. He replied today he shall de-board the bus with me at my residence bus stop & answer me when we shall reach my home. We de-boarded the bus at my residence. On reaching home Indivar said “My dear Arjun, thank you so much for offering your seat to her and letting her sit beside me and I have imagined and thought of some lines while she was standing and then sitting beside me”. Indivar there and then spoke those lines to me and they were “PAAS BAITHO TABIYAT BAHAL JAYEGI, MAUT BHI AA GAYI HO TO TAL JAYEGI”.

And then Indivar wrote this whole song there and then in about one hour and asked me to compose its tune the same night. We sat together after our dinner and composed its tune before we went to our beds late at night. Indivar stayed with me that night and left for his home next day morning.”

C Arjun died on 30-4-1992, due to a massive heart attack when he was recording a non-filmi Sindhi song in the Sterling Studios, Mumbai.

Sometime back there was a story that C Arjun started his career with acting and that he was the hero in film ‘Malhar’ (1951).

There is irrefutable proof available on Cinegems and Cineplot, that the hero of ‘Malhar’ was none other than Arjun Bakshi, and NOT C Arjun, MD.

Arjun Bakshi who had acted in some other films, including ‘Daku ki Ladki’, and Naujawan etc, was later a screenplay writer in Hindi films. He is the father of the actress Jyoti Bakshi (of ‘Bullet’, with Dev Anand). Jyoti and her father separated later and Jyoti had a very pathetic and sad demise, a few years back.

Few years back one senior member from RMIM group had reported that he had met Arjun Bakshi in a Music shop in Canada in 2003. And as written above, C Arjun had died in 1992. So, once for all it is clear, once again, that C Arjun the composer and Arjun the actor were two different persons. In addition, C Arjun’s nephew – Shyam Chandnani, who is in Dubai appeared in a music related Blog- Songs of Yore and commented that C Arjun had never ever acted in any film or visited Canada, in his lifetime. That was another final confirmation.

This film was only the second film – after ‘O Tera Kya Kehna’ (1959), in which Mehmood and Master Bhagwan came together. Today’s song is filmed on these two comedians. Though this was C Arjun’s first film, he had used Rock and Roll music for his songs. In today’s song he has tried a jugalbandi in Rock n Roll music with Bharat Natyam Music. Two duets were filmed on the lead pair. This song was quite popular in 1960 and many readers might remember it also.

I was pleasantly surprised to find that this song was not yet featured on the Blog. Perhaps, it was waiting for me to write on it. Enjoy this duet featuring Rafi and Manna Dey.


Song- Bura hai na gaana bura (Road No 303) (1960) Singers- Mohammed Rafi, Manna Dey, Lyricist- Jaan Nisaar Akhtar, MD- C Arjun
Mohammed Rafi + Manna Dey

Lyrics

bura hai na gaana
bura
bura hai na gaana
bura

itna to jaan
kya cheez ye kala hai ae ae ae
itna to maan
karte ki vidya hai

bura hai na gaana
bura na bajaana
ye phan puraana
bura hai na gaana
bura

mathura nagar ki kunj galin mein
dekhi hamne dhoom re
hoye dekhi hamne dhoom re
arey murli ki vo taan raseeli
manva jaaye jhoom re
manva jaaye jhoom re

dil ko har ek naach jhanjhore
kathak ke yoon baaje tode
[Kathak bol]
bura hai na gaana
bura

o door dakhan mein jaakar dekhi
duniya sur aur taal ki
duniya sur aur taal ki

chhan chhana chhan baje manjire
goonje thape naal ki
goonje thape naal ki
dil pe jara bhi rahe na kaabu
bharatnatyam dekh ke babu
[Bharatnatyam bol]
bura hai na gaana
bura
bura hai na gaana
bura

sair sapaate karte yaaron
aaye jab punjab mein
haaye aaye jab punjab mein
oye naach vo dekha rang rangeela
jo na dekha khawaab mein
jo na dekha khawaab mein

boodha baccha loola langda
jisko dekha nache bhangda
urr yeeaah
un hun aahoon aahoon
un hun aahoon aahoon
un hun aahoon aahoon
un hun aahoon aahoon
o munde mard kamaiyaan karde
o o o o
hoy munde mard kamaiyaan karde
ke lachhi tere pal(?) na bane
un hun aahoon aahoon
un hun aahoon aahoon
un hun aahoon aahoon
un hun aahoon aahoon
bura hai na gaana
bura

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir Kapur)
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बुरा है ना गाना
बुरा
बुरा है ना गाना
बुरा
इतना तो जान
क्या चीज़ है ये कला आ आ
इतना तो मान
करते की विद्या है
बुरा है ना गाना
बुरा न बजाना
ये फन पुराना
बुरा है ना गाना
बुरा

मथुरा नगर की कुंज गलिन में
देखी हमने धूम रे
होय देखी हमने धूम रे
अरे मुरली की वो तान रसीली
मनवा जाये झूम रे
मनवा जाये झूम रे
दिल को हर एक नाच झंझोरे
कत्थक के यूं बाजे तोड़े
[कत्थक बोल]
बुरा है ना गाना
बुरा

ओ दूर दक्खन में जाकर देखी
दुनिया सुर और ताल की
दुनिया सुर और ताल की
छन छना छन बाजे मंजीरे
गूँजे थापें नाल की
गूँजे थापें नाल की
दिल पे ज़रा भी रहे ना काबू
भरतनाट्यम देख के बाबू
[भरतनाट्यम बोल]
बुरा है ना गाना
बुरा
बुरा है ना गाना
बुरा

सैर सपाटे कर के यारो
आए जब पंजाब में
हाय आए जब पंजाब में
ओय नाच वो देखा रंग रंगीला
जो ना देखा ख्वाब में
जो ना देखा ख्वाब में
बूढ़ा बच्चा लूला लंगड़ा
जिसको देखा नाचे भंगड़ा
उर्रर्र यीआह
ऊँ हूँ आहूँ आहूँ
ऊँ हूँ आहूँ आहूँ
ऊँ हूँ आहूँ आहूँ
ऊँ हूँ आहूँ आहूँ
ओ मुंडे मर्द कमाईयां करदे
ओ ओ ओ ओ
ओ मुंडे मर्द कमाईयां करदे
के लच्छी तेरे पल(?) ना बने
ऊँ हूँ आहूँ आहूँ
ऊँ हूँ आहूँ आहूँ
ऊँ हूँ आहूँ आहूँ
ऊँ हूँ आहूँ आहूँ आहूँ आहूँ
बुरा है ना गाना
बुरा


This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, 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 :

5107 Post No. : 17048

Today’s song is a Non Film Song (NFS), sung by Jagmohan Bakshi.

In the field of NFS (Non-Film Song), most people know about Jagmohan Sursagar but very few would know about Jagmohan Bakshi. At Least I have come across only this NFS song by Bakshi so far and that too thanks to record collector Zafar Bhai who has uploaded this song. Music lovers, by now, know Zafar Bhai as one who has been uploading some rare songs from obscure and famous films, as well as a few NFS too. We, in ASAD, know him as a friend of our friend Sudhir ji.

Jagmohan Bakshi was one of the partners of Sapan-Jagmohan pair of Music Directors. We all are used to knowing and seeing MD Pairs. Nothing new about it. In Fact, ask any music lover ” who was the first pair of Music Directors ? ” and pat will come the answer ” Husnlal- Bhagatram”. Some knowledgeable lovers may even add, their first film was Prabhat’s ‘Chaand’-1944. But then is it true ? Were they the first ever pair of Music Directors in Hindi films ?

Friends, let me say that generally half knowledge or even doctored knowledge forces certain matters like facts, but when reality is discovered, it is proved otherwise. For lack of proper documentation, Hindi film history has several Grey areas still. As and when credible evidence crops up, we have to revise the ‘ Historical’ facts carried on so far. The latest example of this is – for several years we knew that the Music Director for the film ” Pamposh”-1953 was Manoharlal Khanna. The recent research done by RMIM on this has dug up irrefutable proof the real Music Director of film Pamposh-1953 was Mohanlal Aima and NOT Manoharlal Khanna !

Similarly, the real singers of ‘ Bharat ki ek sannari ki’ (Ram Rajya-1943) and the singer of ‘ Dilli se aaya Bhai Tingu’ (Ek thi Ladki-1949) were also found by convincing proof. It happens. That is why I always say ‘ Film History is not permanent. It gets revised whenever new documents are unearthed ‘. There are umpteen examples to prove this statement right.

Coming back to First Music Director Pairs, I have discovered, rather dug up certain facts. Generally it is considered that Husnlal- Bhagatram was the first pair of composers or at least they started the trend. However, it is NOT true, really. In the early era, when the Talkie films started in 1931, as early as 1932 itself a pair of 2 composers worked for a film- Indrasabha-1932, which had a record 71 songs. Composer Vazir Khan made the tunes and composer Nagardas Nayak played them on Harmonium.Though only Nagardas Nayak’s name is mentioned as its Music Director, HFGK has put up a footnote giving this information, quoting the name of composer Fida Hussain. OK, forget them.

Rewashankar Marwadi and Gangaprasad Pathak gave music together for Gunsundari- 1934 as well as the film Raat ki Raani-35. Forget them also. Rewashankar Marwadi then made a pucca pair with composer Banne Khan and this pair gave music to 12 films, as a pair. ( Barrister’s wife-35, College girl-35, Qeemati aansoo-35, Noor-e-watan-35, Chalaak chor-36, Raj Ramani-36, Dil ka daaku-36, Sipahi ki sajani-36, Matlabi Duniya-36, Lehri lala-36, Ghazi Diler-36 and Mitti ka putla-37 ). In my opinion, they should be considered the first pair of Music Directors as well as Trend setters and NOT Husnlal-Bhagatram. Of course the number of films the Husnlal Bhagatram team did was more ( 52), but that is because after 1935, the speed of making films increased. More films were made in the 40s and the 50s than in the 30s. Moreover many composers left for Pakistan in the late 40s, so more films for less composers were available.

In the period 1931 to 1940, a total of 931 Hindi films were made, in 1941 to 1950…a total of 1236 films and in 1951 to 1960…a total of 1203 Hindi films were made. (stats by Girdharilal Vishwakarma ji).

So, that’s about the first Music Director pair. There are plenty of cases of Music Director Pairs. These pairs are made for various reasons like…
1. Permanent professional pairs like Shankar Jaikishan, Laxmikant Pyarelal, Kalyanji Anandji etc
2. Temporary like Lala-Sattar
3. Due to the exit of 1 Music Director- like some films of Sajjad Hussain
4.Accidental or only once like Frank-Rai or Lala-Asar-Sattar or C Ramchandra-Anil Biswas etc etc.

The pair of Sapan-Jagmohan was also a permanent professional pair. Actually, Jagmohan had come to Hindi films to become a singer, but like many such aspirants, instead, became a Music Director. Jagmohan Bakshi was born in Murrie in Punjab on 29-7 1929.Love of singing and music brought him to Bombay where he met a similar struggler Sapan Sengupta (born on 17-7-1932 at Sylhet in Bengal). One was from Pakistan -west and the other was from Pakistan -East. They became friends and shared a room in a Goregaon Chawl. They regularly sang in the chorus and had dreams of becoming MDs one day ! This pair was favoured by Naashaad, S D Burman and Salil Chaudhari.

Finally S D Burman gave Jagmohan Bakshi a chance to sing a duet with Asha Bhosle, in the film Taxi Driver-1954. The song became popular-‘ Dekho mane nahi roothi haseena,na jaane kya baat hai’. Still no offers came forth. He sang in Hamlet-54,a duet with Rafi. He sang his final and third trio with Lata and Usha in ‘Piya Milan’-1958. In his lifetime Jagmohan Bakshi sang only these three songs-no solo in them.

Later he formed a pair with Sapan as Sapan-Jagmohan and as MD gave music to their first film-Begaana-1963. This pair gave music to 43 films,mostly B and C grade obscure movies.

Jagmohan Bakshi died on 26-2-1999.

Today’s NFS is sung by Jagmohan Bakshi, but even here he is not singing solo, the chorus is with him. The music was provided by Ramesh Naidu. The only other ” Naidu ‘ ( a caste in Andhra pradesh) was Vasant Kumar Naidu in Hindi films. During the period of 1950’s and the 1960’s, one could see many South Indian Music Directors in Hindi films. They were seen mainly in dubbed or Remade films. You may find names like C R Subramanyam, Ghantasala, Balkrishna Kalla, S D Parthasarathy, R Sudarshanam, Adi Narayan Rao, Vishwanath-Rammurthy, T G Lingappa, C S Ragi, Gopal Rao, Umapati Seel, Ramnath, S Hari Darshan etc etc.

Pasupuleti Ramesh Naidu (Born 18-10-1933,Died 2-9-2005) was born in Kondapalli in Krishna District (Andhra Pradesh). He was so obsessed with music that he ran away and landed in Bombay when he was 14 year old. B R Chopra took him under his wings and Ramesh learnt Instrumentation and orchestration in HMV at Bombay. He started his music career at the age of 17 years with a Marathi film ” Bhandawal Paahije “-1950, produced, Directed and acted by Kishore Sahu. After a few years he went back to Andhra and got married. He got a son also and then he came to Bombay, on his way to Calcutta. he spent 10 years there giving music to Bangla, Oriya and Nepali films.

He was invited to Madras and he gave music to Amma mata-72. He settled there with his family. He gave music in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada films. He came to Bombay from time to time to give music to Dubbed and Remade films from the South. He also gave music in a few Bhojpuri films. His Hindi films were Hamlet-54, Jay Simha-54, Piya Milan-58, Nartaki Chitra-65, Ganga Bhavani-79, Azaadi ki Oar-86,and Hum bhi kuch kam nahin-1983. His first south film was Dampatyam-57 and last was Ish Gup chup-1993. He surpassed Salil Chaudhari by giving music in 10 Indian languages( Salil da gave music in 9 ). Ramesh Naidu got the National Award for the film ‘Megh Sandesham’.

Naidu left this world on 2-9-2005, at Hyderabad.

Now, let us enjoy today’s NFS sung by Jagmohan Bakshi.


Song- Ghir ghir aaye kaale baadal (Jagmohan Bakshi NFS)(1960) Singer-Jagmohan Bakshi, Lyricist- Akhtar Romani, Music- Ramesh Naidu
Jagmohan Sursagar + Chorus
chorus

Lyrics

Neel gagan per jhoomte ae ae
aaye dekho
kaale baadal l l
birhan ko
sandes milan ka aa aa aa
de matwaale baadal

dharti aur aakaash pukaare
saawan aaya hamre dwaare
jaage jaage bhaag hamaare
chaaron oar machi hai halchal l l
Ghir ghir aaye ae ae
kaale baadal
Ghir ghir aaye ae ae
kaale baadal

sookhi dharti pyaas ki maari
o o o o
sookhi dharti pyaas ki maari
tarsi hui man ki phulwaari
aa aa aa aa aa aa
tarsi hui man ki phulwaari
neer bahaati aankh hamaari
sab kahte thhe baadal baadal l l l
Ghir ghir aaye ae ae
kaale baadal
Ghir ghir aaye ae ae
kaale baadal

naach rahi thhi jahaan niraasha
o o o o
naach rahi thhi jahaan niraasha
aaj waahan per jhoome aasha
aa aa aa aa aa aa
aaj waahan per jhoome aasha
mausam bhi hai khoob tamaasha
khet bane dam bhar mein jal thhal
l l l
Ghir ghir aaye ae ae
kaale baadal
Ghir ghir aaye ae ae
kaale baadal
dharti aur aakaash pukaare
saawan aaya hamre dwaare
jaage jaage bhaag hamaare
chaaron oar machi hai halchal l l l
Ghir ghir aaye ae ae
kaale baadal
Ghir ghir aaye ae ae
kaale baadal
Ghir ghir aaye ae ae
kaale baadal
Ghir ghir aaye ae ae
kaale baadal
Ghir ghir aaye ae ae
kaale baadal


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 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 :

5104 Post No. : 17043

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This Week, That Year – 10
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03Jul – 09Jul, 2012

OK so, another week. Just made it in time this time. 🙂

This thing about the ten year recalls and reminiscences, it surely brings up some very interesting  experiences. And I believe, the one connected with this week, will be one of the most interesting. Before getting into the numbers game, let me share this first.

Ten years back, as I was checking out and reviewing the activities on the blog for the seven day period – 3rd July to 9th July, 2012, I came across this very interesting exchange in the comments section of the one of posts of that week. It happened on the 8th of July. That day, as many as 6 posts were published. And the blog achieved a major milestone. The sixth song that got posted on that day is “Ye Wohi Geet Hai Jisko Maine”, in the voice of Kishore Kumar. The film is ‘Maan Jaaiye’ from 1972. The song is written by Naqsh Lyallpuri and the music is by Jaidev. With this post and song, the blog reached the 6200th milestone.

Writing on the occasion of completing 62 centuries, Atul ji had pointed out that the latest century (from 6101 to 6200) was achieved in 20 days. He also wrote that it was slower than the fastest that the blog had covered till then – which was sixteen days. But also that it was faster than the immediate preceding century (6001 to 6100) which had been accomplished in 27 days. The rest of the article with the post also makes a very interesting reading.

In the comments section, there is an exchange between Atul ji and myself, which is oh so pertinent for this 10 year recall of our own history. I reproduce the comments here verbatim, and I am sure you will see the immediate connection. I had written,

Oh wow,
another century already.

Atul ji,

Sometimes I do get caught unawares. 🙂

Congratulations – a wonder is unfolding, as we go on day by day, adding more to this wonderful collection. Mark my words, dear Atul ji and all other dear friends on this blog. Seven to ten years down the road, we will be viewing this as our own history, and will wonder . . . ‘Oh, did we really came up this path.’

Congratulations again, to ALL.

Rgds
Sudhir

To my observation, Atul ji had responded as follows,

Thanks.

You are right. If we can continue for ten years at this rate, then the collection of songs here, alongwith the nuggets of valuable informations being gathered will become a priceless source of reference for music lovers.

In the context of where we were at that time, this exchange would have been regarded as wishful thinking. We were about 4 years into this journey as of that date. Our view into the future was more an apprehension rather than an educated expression of planning and resolve. Reading this exchange from 10 years ago, and in the context of where we are today with this journey, we can very aptly term this as visionary. Ha. Sure. Was it really so visionary at that juncture? Of course we did not know. It was an instinctive expression of what-if-then kind of a thought in our minds.

But then reading these words after ten years, it really gives such an exhilarating feeling of triumph and realization – yes, we did make it, and we did make it in great style, with continued strength and sustained consistency for all to see. And more than just a wonder – we HAVE a blog that surely is – “a priceless source of reference for music lovers“.

In the post Atul ji had specifically pointed out that although the pace on the blog may not be chugging along as fast as he would like to (at that time), but that he was very happy with the consistency of effort and the great feeling of continued success that was brought in by the fact that our onward progression continued to bring up milestone after milestone on the blog. Yes, ‘exhilarating’ surely is the right word.

The pace has surely slowed down significantly. But the spirit of continuity and forward progress has never faltered. In four years we had breached the 6200th mark. In the ten years since, we have added almost another eleven thousand posts, another eleven thousand songs, which just wishful thinking back then. As I have written earlier also, we have run out of epithets and qualifiers for this ongoing wonderful journey of music.

And it continues. . . 😀

I return to the numbers game and the review of the postings from that week. The following table contains the day by day information of the posts from 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
3-Jul-12
1 Do Gunde 1959 6 7 Yippeee’d
2 Duniya Jhukti Hai 1960 8 3 Pending 5
3 Aplam Chaplam 1961 7 4 2 Pending-c 1+ 2 UT
4 Laal Kothi 1978 4 1 D Pending 3
5 Hum Paanch 1980 8 3 D Pending 5
6 Jawaani Deewaani 1972 6 6 Yippeee’d
7 Teri Kasam 1982 6 1 D Pending 5
4-Jul-12
1 Daasi 1944 11 7 Pending 4
2 Anaarkali 1953 12 12 Yippeee’d
3 Samundar 1957 8 8 Yippeee’d
4 Sehra 1963 8 8 Yippeee’d
5 Geet Gaaya Pattharon Ne 1964 9 9 Yippeee’d
5-Jul-12
1 Navrang 1959 12 12 Yippeee’d
2 Kavi Kaalidas 1959 9 10 Y Yippeee’d
3 Pyaar Ki Pyaas 1961 9 6 1 Pending-c 2+ 1 UT
4 Son of India 1962 9 9 Yippeee’d
5 Roop Sundari 1964 7 6 D Pending 1
6-Jul-12
1 Badi Bahu 1951 8 8 Yippeee’d
2 Taatar Ka Chor 1955 6 5 1 D Yc 1 UT
3 Naya Andaaz 1956 11 11 Yippeee’d
4 Pilpili Saahab 1954 9 5 Pending 4
5 Phoolon Ki Sej 1964 9 6 1 Pending-c 2+ 1 UT
6 Anokha Daan 1972 5 5 Yippeee’d
7-Jul-12
1 Hamaari Baat 1943 10 10 D Yippeee’d
2 Dulaari 1949 12 12 Yippeee’d
3 Minister 1959 6 3 Pending 3
4 Ramman 1954 10 5 D Pending 5
5 Shrimaan Satyawaadi 1960 7 7 Yippeee’d
6 Sant Gyaneshwar 1964 8 6 Pending 2
8-Jul-12
1 Gunjan 1948 9 4 1 D Pending-c 4+ 1 UT
2 Baazaar 1949 16 16 1 Yc 1 UT
3 Aankhen 1950 8 8 Yippeee’d
4 Doraaha 1952 8 5 Pending 3
5 Do Kaliyaan 1968 8 8 Yippeee’d
6 Maan Jaaiye 1972 3 3 BC – 6200 Yippeee’d
9-Jul-12
1 Baaz 1953 8 8 Yippeee’d
2 Laal Kunwar 1952 11 8 3 Yc 3 UT
3 Khilona 1970 6 6 Yippeee’d
4 Ladki Pasand Hai 1971 8 1 D Pending 7
5 Aahistaa Aahistaa 1981 8 5 Pending 3

As the table shows, a total of 40 songs were posted in that week, at a daily average of about 5.7 songs per day. Wow. What a powerhouse of energy it has been.

Another week of no repeats – meaning that 40 films got showcased that week. Of these, nine films had made their debut that week. And yes, during that week, one film was Yippeee’d. That is the 1959 film ‘Kavi Kaalidas’, which got Yippeee’d on 5th July of 2012. Since that week, during the past 10 years, another 21 of the 40 films that were represented, have been Yippeee’d.

About the decade preferences, here is the break up

1930s  –  (none)
1940s  –  6
1950s  –  16
1960s  –  10
1970s  –  6
1980s  –  2

As always, the distribution is obviously weighed down in the decades of 50s and 60s.

Of the 40 films from that week, 19 films still continue to have ‘Pending’ status. Of these 19 ‘Pending’ films, for 6 of them the Geet Kosh indicates that maybe all song were not released as gramophone records. We may not see a complete Yippeee status for these films

The song presented today is from the 1960 film ‘Duniya Jhukti Hai’. The songs of this film are from the pen of Rajendra Krishan and music is from the mind of Hemant Kumar. Just to remind readers – this is the film that contains the iconic popular song “Phoolon Se Dosti Hai Kaanton Se Yaari Hai”. This song was posted during the week under review – on 3rd July, 2012. Another very famous and popular song of this film is “Gumsum Sa Ye Jahaan, Ye Raat Ye Hawa”.

Our dear Arun ji has provided the following summary of this film,

DUNIYA JHUKTI HAI (1960) was a Wadia Movietone film, which was a surprise. Wadia Movietone was known only to make stunt or costume films of B grade. This was a social film trying to give a message that Evil work never pays.

Anyway, the producer/director was JBH Wadia himself and the music was by Hemant Kumar, ably assisted by Rizbert, his loyal companion of many movies. This Rizbert was from Goa and was an expert like other Goanese in film industry, in making notation based tunes.

One more interesting point about this film was that there were 3 Agha’s in this film. One was actor Agha Jan, the other was cinematographer Agha Hasham and the third was Agha Jani Kasmiri who wrote the story, screenplay and dialogues of the film.

Mohan is an honest to the core young man, in love with a girl. The girl ditches him by marrying some rich man. Mohan is frustrated and he becomes a gunda, joins a gang of a Boss whom no one has seen. He also changes his name to Bankelal. (Sunil Dutt).

One day this Banke saves a child Munna (Daisy Irani) from drowning and they become close friends as Munna has no father. Munna’s mother Laxmi (Shyama) does not approve this and warns Munna to keep away from Banke, as he is a gunda.

Munna falls ill and Banke visits him, promising him to reform and become a good man. He goes and surrenders to the police, but police want him to help them capture the Boss. The Boss is already looking for Banke as he does not want to lose him. He kidnaps Munna to blackmail Banke to return to his fold. There is a fight and when Banke is about to kill the Boss (BM Vyas), Laxmi reveals that Boss is Munna’s father. Boss runs away but is killed by the police.

Banke marries Laxmi and they live happily with Munna.

The song is a mujra song, which is performed on screen by Kumkum. The quality of the video is not great, and it is difficult to identify the other performers present in the scene. Dear Prakash ji has helped to identify the dancer Kumkum and two other performers present in this clip – Wasti and Kesar.

A wonderfully crafted song that has been performed equally well by Kumkum. A great reminder, and a great recall – where we were ten years ago, and what were our hopes and aspirations.

The lyrics for this song have been sent in by Prakash ji. Listen to this less heard, but a really beautiful melody.

Great memories.

 

Video

Audio

Song – Laagi Tumse Najariya Laagi, Najariya Laagi, Saanwariya Laagi Re  (Duniya Jhukti Hai) (1960) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Rajendra Krishan, MD – Hemant Kumar

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

laagi tumse ae

laagi tumse najariyaa laagi
najariyaa laagi
saanwariyaa laagi re

dum bhar ko..oo
dum bhar ko padat nahin chaaina
lage kya naaina
ke nindiya bhaagi  re
laagi tumse najariyaa laagi
najariyaa laagi
saanwariya laagi re
laagi tumse ae ae

kat jaaye ab aankhon mein
har raat gin gin taare ae ae
katt jaaye ab aankhon mein
har raat gin gin taare
ae ishq tere haathon
hum jaan se bhi haare
begaane huye ae apne saare
laagi tumse ae
laagi tumse najariya laagi
najariya laagi
saanwariya laagi re
dum bhar ko padat nahin chaaina
lagey kya naaina
ke nindiya bhaagi  re
laagi tumse aey ae ae

mat poochh zindagi mein
ye pyaar kya kya laayaa..aa
mat poochh zindagi mein
ye pyaar kya kya laayaa..aa
aankhon mein ashq aaye
gham dil mein muskuraaya
ye ishq magar kab ghabaraaya
laagi tumse ae ae
laagi tumse najariya laagi
najariyaa laagi
saanwariya laagi re
dum bhar ko padat nahin chaaina
lagey kya naaina
ke nindiya bhaagi  re
laagi tumse aey ae ae

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir Kapur)
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लागि तुमसे॰॰ए

लागि तुमसे नजरिया लागि
नजरिया लागि
साँवरिया लागी रे

दम भर को॰॰
दम भर को पड़त नहीं चैना
लागे क्या नैना
के नींदिया भागी रे
लागि तुमसे नजरिया लागि
नजरिया लागि
साँवरिया लागी रे
लागि तुमसे॰॰ए

कट जाये अब आँखों में
हर रात गिन गिन तारे
कट जाये अब आँखों में
हर रात गिन गिन तारे
ए इश्क़ तेरे हाथों
हम जान से भी हारे
बेगाने हुए अपने सारे
लागि तुमसे॰॰ए
लागि तुमसे नजरिया लागि
नजरिया लागि
साँवरिया लागी रे
दम भर को पड़त नहीं चैना
लागे क्या नैना
के नींदिया भागी रे
लागि तुमसे॰॰ए॰॰ए

मत पूछ ज़िंदगी में
ये प्यार क्या क्या लाया
मत पूछ ज़िंदगी में
ये प्यार क्या क्या लाया
आँखों में अश्क आए
ग़म दिल में मुस्कुराया
ये इश्क़ मगर कब घबराया
लागि तुमसे॰॰ए
लागि तुमसे नजरिया लागि
नजरिया लागि
साँवरिया लागी रे
दम भर को पड़त नहीं चैना
लागे क्या नैना
के नींदिया भागी रे
लागि तुमसे॰॰ए॰॰ए


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Blog Day :

5062 Post No. : 16976

“Road No 303″(1960) was produced by Ratan Kumar and Bhikhu Bhai and directed by Dharam Kumar for Mahesh Pictures, Bombay. The move had Shubha Khote(as Sadhana), Mahmood(as Ramesh) Bhagwan(as Munna), Helen, K.N.Singh, Tiwari(aka Ramayan Tiwari), Sheelu, Altaf, Mirajkar, Maqbool, Raju, Ramlal, Fazlu, Majnu, Joshi, Kashi,S.Kerawala, Master Nissar, Baxi etc in it.

The movie had six songs in it. Two songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the third song from “Road No 303″(1960) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Geeta Dutt. Jaan Nisaar Akhtar is the lyricist. Music is composed by C Arjun.

Only the audio of the song is available. This song sounds like club dance song, possibly picturised on Helen. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of the song.

Lyrics of the song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

audio link:

Song-Aankhen ye kaali kaali (Road No 303)(1960) Singer-Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-Jaan Nisaar Akhtar, MD-C Arjun

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

sun lo o o meharbaan
mushqil jeenaa yahaan
aaye..ae tum kaahaan

aankhein ye kaali kaali
baatein nishaaney waali
jaaye na waar khaali bachnaa…aaaa
dekho na aisey dekho
hum pe nazar na phenko
samjho na bholi bhaali bachnaa..aaa

bijli hoon jo bhi chhoo le
lagey sau jhatkey
lagey sau jhatkey
ye sunn lo.
dil ko zaraa samjhaa do
na hamse atkey
na hamse atkey ye sunn lo
haayye haayye haayye
aankhein ye kaali kaali
baatein nishaaney waali
jaayein na waar khaali bachnaa…aaa
sun lo o o meharbaan
mushqil jeenaa yahaan..aaan
aaaye..ae..ae tum kahaaan..aaan

zulfein ghataa kehlaayein
ghataa bhee aisee
ghataa bhee aisee ke taubaa
mere ishaarey qaatil adaa bhee aise
adaa bhee aise ke taubaa
haayye haayye haayye
aankhein ye kaali kaali
baatein nishaaney waali
jaayein na waar khaali bachnaa
sun lo..o meharbaan
mushqil jeenaa yahaan..aaan
aaye.. tum kahaan..aaan

rehnaa sambhal ke rehnaa
na phir pachhtaanaa
na phir pachhtaanaa kaheen tum
kehti hoon dekho dekho
na maarey jaanaa
naa maarey jaanaa kaheen tum
haayye haayye haayye
aankhein ye kaali kaali
baatein nishaaney waali
jaaye na waar khaali bachnaa

dekho na aisey dekho
hampe nazar na phenko
samjho na bholi bhaali bachnaa..aaa


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.

Blog Day :

5041 Post No. : 16952

Today’s song is from the movie ‘Bhakt Raaj-1960’. This movie was directed by V.M. Vyas for ‘Shri Nityanand Chitra, Calcutta’. V.M. Vyas also wrote the screenplay of this movie.

The cast of this movie included Sulochana, Shahu Modak, Trilok Kapoor, Lalita Pawar, David, Kuldeep Kaur, Prem Adeeb, Roopmala, Kumkum, Jaymala, Bhagwan, Dara Singh and others.

This movie was based on a story written by Pandit Madhur (as mentioned in the footnote of this movie page in HFGK Vol-III (1951-1960).

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 18.02.1960.

‘Bhakt Raaj-1960’ had eight songs. Seven songs were written by Bharat Vyas and one song was based on traditional lyrics (this is the song that we are going to listen today).

Music for this movie is composed by Avinash Vyas.

HFGK Vol-III (1951-1960) mentions in the foot note of this movie page that the recording of the songs of this movie was completed in June-1958 and it seems that this movie was released before by the name of ‘Ram Bhakti’ in 1958.

Here is the list of songs of the movie.

SNo Song Title Singer/s Posted On
01 Koyi maange sona chaandi koyi dhan dhaam re Geeta Dutt
02 Tere bangle ki babu main maina..kunwaari rahoongi Shamshad Begum
03 Koyi buraa na mane meri baat ka, ek aura aa gaya hai meri jaat ka Mohd Rafi,Shamshad Begum
04 Kaam na aayega ye duniya ka mela, aaya hai akela aur tu jaayega akela Mohd Rafi 13.07.2014
05 Raam raam raam, paayo ri maine raam ratan dhan Geeta Dutt
06 Main jaadugar matwaalaa main base seth ka saala Mohd Rafi, Shamshad Begum 05.04.2020
07 Maalik ki marzi ke aage kisi ka zor nahin Manna Dey, Sulochana 17.07.2014
08 Tamak tam mere tam, chal mere thhamak thhamak thhamak Shamshad Begum

From the above table we can see that this movie had made its debut on 13.07.2014 on the blog. However, only three songs from this movie have been posted on the blog as mentioned above.

Today’s song is sung by Geeta Dutt and it is based on traditional lyrics. This song is the fourth song from this movie to be posted on the blog.

As mentioned above Avinash Vyas have composed all the songs of this movie.

Let us now listen to today’s song. On screen SulochanaRoopmala is lip-syncing in Geeta Dutt’s voice in this song. Also seen in the picturisation of this song is Shahu Modak and others are also visible in the picturisation of this song.

Over to this devotional song now …

Video

Audio

Song-Paayo ree maine Ram ratan dhan paayo (Bhakt Raj)(1960) Singer-Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-Traditional, MD-Avinash Vyas

Lyrics

paayo ri maine
ae ae ae ae ae ae ae
raam ratan dhan paayo ri
paayo ri maine ae raam ratan dhan paayo
jeewan mein ab to raam hi raam ras chhaayo ri
paayo ri maine raam ratan dhan paayo ri
paayo ri maine ae
raam ratan dhan paayo

heera chhod patthar chun’ne mein
saaro samay ganwaayo
amrit ke badle mein man mein
zehar hi zehar bhar aayo
badi der se bade bhaag se
naam prabhu ko mukh mein aayo ri
paayo ri maine raam ratan dhan paayo ri
paayo ri maine ae raam ratan dhan paayo

jag ki bhool bhulaiyya mein man
ab tak to bharmaayo
mrigtirshana mein bhatka manwa
haath nahin kachhu aayo
ant samay mein raam naam hi
kaam hamaare aayo ri
paayo ri maine
ae ae ae ae ae ae ae
raam ratan dhan paayo ri
paayo ri maine raam ratan dhan paayo
jeewan mein ab to raam hi raam ras chhaayo ri
paayo ri maine ae raam ratan dhan paayo ri
paayo ri maine ae raam ratan dhan paayo

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Devnagri Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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पायो री मैंने
ए ए ए ए ए ए ए
राम रतन धन पायो री
पायो री मैंने ए राम रतन धन पायो
जीवन में अब तो राम ही राम रस छायो री
पायो री मैंने राम रतन धन पायो री
पायो री मैंने ए
राम रतन धन पायो

हीरा छोड़ पत्थर चुनने में
सारो समय गँवायो
अमृत के बदले में मन में
ज़हर ही ज़हर भर आयो
बड़ी देर से बड़े भाग से
नाम प्रभु को मुख में आयो री
पायो री मैंने राम रतन धन पायो री
पायो री मैंने ए राम रतन धन पायो

जग की भूल भुलैय्या में मन
अब तक तो भरमायो
मृगतृष्णा में भटका मनवा
हाथ नहीं कछु आयो
अंत समय में राम नाम ही
काम हमारे आयो री

पायो री मैंने
ए ए ए ए ए ए ए
राम रतन धन पायो री
पायो री मैंने ए राम रतन धन पायो
जीवन में अब तो राम ही राम रस छायो री
पायो री मैंने ए राम रतन धन पायो री
पायो री मैंने ए
राम रतन धन पायो


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Blog Day :

5030 Post No. : 16939

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2012-2022) – Song No. 44
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This date ten years ago (26 April 2012) was an extremely productive day for the blog. As many as nine songs from nine different movies were covered on this day. Here are the details:-

Blog post number Song Movie (Year) Remarks
5867 Do nainon ne jaal bichaaya Sanskaar(1952) Movie YIPPEED by now
5868 Cham cham chamka saara jahaan Bade Ghar Ki Bahu (1960) 3 songs covered out of 7
5869 Chala dildaar wai wai Duniya Na Maane(1959) Movie YIPPEED by now
5870 Pardesi tum kaun kahaan se aaye ho Mahasati Behula(1964) 2 songs covered out of 9
5871 Chanda ke paas ik taara Jawaani Ki Hawaa(1959) Movie YIPPEED by now
5872 Chanda hai tu mera suraj hai tu Aradhana (1969) Movie YIPPEED by now
5873 Meri chaahat rahegi hamesha jawaan Mehmaan (1974) Movie YIPPEED by now
5874 Pyaara hindola mera Us Paar(1974) Movie YIPPEED by now
5875 Ek din sapne mein dekha sapna Golmaal (1979) Movie YIPPEED by now

One can observe that as many as seven movies (out of nine) whose songs were covered ten years ago on this date have since been YIPPEED. That leaves us with only two movies that are still eligible for Blog Ten Year Challenge today (26 April 2022).

“Bade Ghar Ki Bahu”(1960) is one of the movies.

“Bade Ghar Ki Bahu”(1960) was Produced by J.S.Puri and directed by Kundan Kumar for Life and Arts, Bombay. The movie had Geeta Bali, Abhi Bhattacharya, Kuldeep aka Kuldeep Kaur, Sunder, Shammi, Neeru, Bhagwan Sinha, Chanda Bai, Niranjan Sharma, Shela Vaz, Nagpal etc in it.

The movie had 7 songs in it. Three songs have been covered so far.

Here is the fourth song from “Bade Ghar Ki Bahu”(1960) as part of Blog Ten Year Challenge today (26 April 2022). The song is sung by Asha Bhonsle. Chitragupta is the music director. There were four lyricists in the movie (Prem Dhawan, Sarashar Sailani, Anjum Jaipuri, Tanvir Naqvi) but lyricist for this song is not known.

The song is picturised as a club dance song on Sheila Vaz. Kuldeep Kaur and Abhi Bhattacharya, playing love birds are seen among the audience.

Lyrics of the song and other details were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

Video


Audio

Song-Zara sambhal ke dil lagaana (Bade Ghar Ki Bahu)(1960) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, MD-Chitragupta

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

zara sambhal ke dil lagaanaa
ki chaalbaaz hai zamaanaa

jaa kisee se dil lagaake dekh le aey ae
dard ka diyaa jalaake dekh ley aey ae
jaa kisee se dil lagaake dekh le aey ae
dard ka diyaa jalaake dekh ley aey ae
jalegaa aap rey kahegaa baap rey
lagee hai aag tu bujhaanaa
zara sambhal ke dil lagaanaa
ke chaalbaaz hai zamaanaa

baat ye kahoongi main hazaar mein aen
ek mazaa hai do dilon ke pyaar mein aen
baat ye kahoongi main hazaar mein aen
ek mazaa hai do dilon ke pyaar mein aen
magar ye dar lagey
ke dil na tod dey
kisee kaa mil ke rooth jaanaa
zara sambhal ke dil lagaanaa
ke chaalbaaz hai zamaanaa


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Blog Day :

4994 Post No. : 16889

“Mera Ghar Mere Bachche”(1960) was produced and directed by Sohrab Modi for Minerva Movietone, Bombay. The movie had Sohrab Modi, Sulochana Latkar, Sudesh Kumar, Kumari Naaz, Daisy Irani, Charlie, Nana Palsikar, Subi Raj, Bal Raaj, Saadat Ali, Sadhana Chowdhary, Kavita, Jilani, Ketki, Polson, Avtar Singh, Devchand, Razia, Ghulam Mohiuddin, Mohan Jerry etc.

The movie had 9 songs in it. Eight songs have been covered so far.

Here are the details of the song that have been covered so far :-

Blog post number Song Date of post Singer (s)
1969 Bahaaron se poochho mere pyaar ko tum 22 September 2009 Mukhesh, Suman Kalyanpur
2904 Dil mera naache thunak thunak 4 September 2010 Rafi, Suman Kalyanpur, Sita Agrawal
5623 Chanda ke desh mein rehti ek raani 11 March 2012 Mukesh
12169 Wo hi oodi oodi ghataayen hain 1 July 2016 Mukesh
13347 Zulm bhi karte hain aur kehte hain ke fariyaad na kar 19 June 2017 Suman Kalyanpur, Rafi
15863 Peena haraam hai to nigaahen milaa ke pee 4 September 2020 Asha Bhonsle
16050 Le lo jee paanch paanch aane 19 November 2020 Rafi
16870 Galiyaan hain gulzaar yaar aaya karo 11 March 2022 Asha Bhonsle

Here is the ninth and final song from “Mera Ghar Mere Bachche”(1960) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Rafi and chorus. Hasrat Jaipuri is the lyricist. Music is composed by Sardar Malik.

Only the audio of the song is available. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of the song.

Editor’s note:-Prakashchandra has provided the video link, where some additional stanzas are available that are not there in audio link. On the other hand, a couple of stanzas in the adio link are missing in the video link.

The picturisation shows Sudesh Kumar singing this inspirational song to fellow mazdoors in a “saathi haath badhaana” manner which was a popular kind of song in Hindi movies of those days.

With this song, all the songs of “Mera Ghar Mere Bachche”(1960) have been covered in the blog. With it, the movie joins the list of movies that have been YIPPEED in the blog.

Video (Longer)

Audio (shorter)

Song-Chaahe koi zor lagaa le (Mera Ghar Mere Bachche)(1960) Singer-Rafi, Lyrics-Hasrat Jaipuri, MD-Sardar Malik

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

zor haqumat paisa rupaiyyaa..aaa
kuchh bhi kaam na aaye ae ae
arrey tan mein mannkee been bajey to o
kaam safal ho jaaye aey ae
(crowd cheering sound)

aa aa aa aa aa
chaahe koi zor laga le
chaahe koi zar(??) laga le
chaahe koi zor laga le
chaahe koi zar(??) laga le
taal bina bejaan hai jeewan
kaam na ban’ne waale
chaahe koi zor laga le
chaahe koi zar(??) laga le
chaahe koi zor laga le
chaahe koi zar(??) laga le
taal bina bejaan hai jeewan
kaam na ban’ne waale
chaahe koi zor lagaale

o ho o o
o ho o o
o o o

saat suron ke saaton raja
josh mein jis dum aaye ae
aa aaa aaa
aaa aaa aaa

saat suron ke saaton raja
josh mein jis dum aaye ae
pathhar pe bagiyaa lehraa dey
mahal khadey ho jaayein
baajey nagaadaa
himmat aaye ae
baajey nagaadaa
himmat aaye
kaam karein dil waaley aey
kaam karein dil waaley
chaahe koi zor laga le
chaahe koi zar(??) laga le
chaahe koi zor laga le
chaahe koi zar(??) laga le
taal bina bejaan hai jeewan
kaam na ban’ne waale
chaahe koi zor laga le

o ho o o ho o o ho o o
aa aaaa aa aaaa
mazdooron ne taaj banaayaa
mehnat ke gun gaayein aen
aaa aaa aa aaa aaa
o ho o o ho o ho
mazdooron ne taaj banaayaa
mehnat ke gun gaayein aen
khoon paseenaa ek karein hum
pul nadiyon pe banaayein
haath hamaarey ae ae
chalti machine aen aen
haath hamaarey ae ae
chalti machiney
kabhi na thakn`ey waaley
kabhi na thakkn`ey waaley
chaahe koi zor laga le
chaahe koi zar(??) laga le
chaahe koi zor laga le
chaahe koi zar(??) laga le
taal bina bejaan hai jeewan
kaam na ban’ne waale
chaahe koi zor laga le

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sun ke bigul ko jaagen sipahi
maidaan mein ban thhan aayen
sun ke bigul ko jaagen sipahi
maidaan mein ban thhan aayen
neele gagan par gaad de jhanda
gairon ko peechhe hataayen
taal ki masti aisi masti
taal ki masti aisi masti
chalte hain fauj rasaale
chalte hain fauj rasaale
chaahe koi zor laga le
chahe koi ?? lagale
chaahe koi zor laga le
chahe koi ?? lagale
taal bina bejaan hai jeewan
kaam na ban’ne waale
chaahe koi zor laga le

ho ho ho ho ho
aa aa aa aa aa

dil ka taara lay se bhara hai
saath mein hai sangeet
aa aa aa aa aa aa
dil ka taara lay se bhara hai
saath mein hai sangeet
lay jo toote duniya chhoote
ga na sake koi geet
lay se hamaari ee
hasti hai zinda
lay se hamaari hasti hai zinda
maanenge duniyaa waale
maanenge duniyaa waale
chaahe koi zor laga le
chaahe koi ?? laga le
chaahe koi zor laga le
chaahe koi ?? laga le
taal bina bejaan hai jeewan
kaam na ban’ne waale
chaahe koi zor laga le
chaahe koi ?? laga le
taal bina bejaan hai jeewan
kaam na ban’ne waale
chaahe koi
chaahe koi zor laga le
chaahe koi ?? laga le

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Blog Day :

4991 Post No. : 16885

Today (18 march 2022), the blog had two guest posts so far, and both pertained to Holi. That created some confusion in my mind. I was under the impression that Holika dahan is on the night of 18/19 march and Holi is on 19 march 2022. To add to my confusion, I found out that Railway HQ in Southern Railway, Chennai was open today on 18 march 2022. It turns out that I was out of phase by one day from others. It turns out that even Chennai celebrates holiday today. It is only Southern Railway HQ in Chennai that has decided to work on this day. 🙂

When one looks at the festival category (on the right side of the blog), one finds that the blog has as many as 67 Holi related songs. The second most popular festival is Deepaawali (38 songs) and then Rakhi (24 songs). Looking at the nature of the festivals, it is not very difficult to guess why Holi is the most popular festival for Hind movie makers. It gives then a genuine reason to indulge in a song and dance sequence full of box office hit ingredients, viz color, revelry, two genders dancing together and getting wet thanks to coloured water sprinkled on them from pichkaari.

Even in real life, this festival is popular for similar reasons. And it is popular among trouble makers as well.

On this day, trains remain empty. It is so unlike the occasion of Deepaawali when trains run to full capacity and you cannot have berths in trains. I, not averse to act diferent from the masses, had once (nearly four decades ago)travelled by train on the day of Holi from Jamalpur to Patna and then from Patna to Ranchi. On normal days entering the train itself was a tall order. But on that day, I was perhaps the only occupant of those trains.

With 67 Holi songs under the belt of the blog, some people may feel that we have run out of Holi songs to cover. Nothing can be farther from the truth. There are still lots and lots of Holi songs that are not yet covered in the blog. I have already mentioned it earlier that HOli is the most popular festival among movie makers, and so Holi related songs keep appearing in Hindi movies even today. This genre of song is unlikely to go out of fashion in Hindi movies.

Prakashchandra himself has singlehandedly sent me dozens of Holi realted songs. Moreover, I have discovered some more Holi songs on my own. All these supply of Holi songs will last us for many Holi festivals. 🙂

The Holi song that accompanies this post is from “Banjaarin”(1960). This movie was produced and directed by Ratan KUmar for Ratan Produced by Ratan Kumar for Ratan Pictures, Bombay. The movie had Manhar Desai, Kanchan Kamini (Debutant), Lalita Kumari, Sunder, Indira Bansal, Chetan Kumar, Shree Bhagwan, Dalpat (in triple role), T.N.Sinha, Bagla, Murari, Prayag Dutt, Hari, Kapoor, Polson, Master Papoo, Bela, Paro, Laxminarayan, Rehana, Geeta, Meera etc in it.

The movie had 8 songs in it. Four songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the fifth song from “Banjaarin”(1960). This song is sung by Rafi, Shamshad Begam and chorus. Pt Madhur is the lyricist. Music is composed by Pardesi (or Pardeshi).

The song is picturised as a Holi festivity song on Manhar Desai, Kanchan Kamini, Lalita Kumari Sinha, Indira Bansal etc.

Lyrics of the song and other details were sent by Prakashchandra.

I take this opportunity to wish everyone a (somewhat belated) happy and safe Holi.

Remarks:- It was pointed out by Mr Partha Chanda, our regular visitor with a keen eyae that the same song was discussed under “Janam Janam Ke Phere”(1957) on 5 april 2020. On checking up, that indeed turned out to be the case. On further investigation, it turned out that the song was originally intended for “Janam Janam Ke Phere”(1957), but it could not be accomodated there. Finally this song was included in “Banjaarin”(1960) which had more or less the same starcast as “Janam Janam Ke Phere”(19557) with some changes.

I thank Nahm, our regular contributor, for pointing out this fact. Since this song was composed for “Janam Janam Ke Phere”(1957) so its lyricist is Bharat Vyas and music director is S N Tripathi, unlike other songs of “Banjaarin”(1960) where Pt Madhur is the lyricist and Pardesi is the music director.

I have now replaced the earlier post of 5 april 2020 containing the same song by another Rafi Shamshad Begam duet and penned by the same lyricist (Bharat Vyas).

(colour video link)

audio link:

Song-Aayi mohan milan ki bela (Banjaarin)(1960) Singers-Rafi, Shamshad Begam, Lyrics-Bharat Vyas, MD-S N Tripathi
All chorus

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

ho ghanan ghanan ghan baajey mridang
ghanan ghanan ghan baajey mridang
rey jhanan jhanan jhanan jhankey kang
baajey rey sang
chhaayaa hai rang
dekho jamuna ke tat pe aey ae
jamuna ke tat pe
bansi ke bat pe
natkhat natwar bansi bajaaye
gori chori chori chori chori gopiyon ko bulaaye
koyi idhar se aaye
koyi udhar se aaye
koyi goree goreee goree goree gori
koyi kaaree kaaree kaaree kaaree kaari
koyi saanwari saanwari chhoree..eee
koyi saanwri saanwri chhoree
ho koyi saanwri saanwari chhoree
ho brij mein sohey raadhaa mohan
jaisey chaand chakori
ke chaand chakori
ke chaand chakoree..ee

aayee mohan milan ki belaa..aa
laagaa madhuban mein kaisaa melaa

ho o o
raadhaa bhee naachey
mohan bhi naachey
naache rey gaaon albelaa aaa
aayee mohan milan ki belaa
laagaa madhuban mein kaisaa melaa
ho o o
raadhaa bhee naachey
mohan bhi naachey
naache rey gaaon albelaa
aayee mohan milan ki belaa

koyi bajaaye jhaanjh jhamaajham
koyi bajaaye jhaanjh jhamaajham
koyi bajaaye manjeerey

koyi bajaaye jhaanjh jhamaajham
koyi bajaaye manjeerey

raadhaa jee ke pag mein jhanjhar
jhamak rahee dheerey dheerey
jhamak rahee dheerey dheerey
ho jhamak rahee dheerey dheerey

ho o o raadhaa hai naazuk jaisey chameli
mohan hai jaisey belaa

aayi mohan milan ki belaa
aayi mohan milan ki belaa
laagaa madhuban mein kaisaa melaa
ho o
raadhaa bhee naachey
mohan bhi naachey
naache rey gaaon albelaa
aayee mohan milan ki belaa

baaj rahee hai gwaalaniyon ki
paayaliyaa rey chhoom chhanan
paayaliyaa rey chhoom chhanan
ho
paayaliyaa rey chhoom chhanan
ho baaj rahee hai gwaalaniyon ki
paayaliyaa rey chhoom chhanan
oopar chamkey chaand poonam ka
neechey naachey brindaavan

neechey naachey brindaavan
ho o
neechey naachey brindaavan
ho o o bansee ke bat pe kaalindi tat pe
laagaa hai kaisaa jhamelaa
aayi mohan milan ki belaa
aayi mohan milan ki belaa
laagaa madhuban mein kaisaa melaa
ho o o
raadhaa bhee naachey mohan bhi naachey
naachey rey gaaon albelaa
aayee mohan milan ki belaa


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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 FOURTEEN years. This blog has over 17100 song posts by now.

This blog is active and online for over 5000 days since its beginning on 19 july 2008.

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Total number of songs posts discussed

17162

Number of movies covered in the blog

Movies with all their songs covered =1329
Total Number of movies covered=4609

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