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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 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 :

4477 Post No. : 15983

I wonder why Guru Dutt (09/07/1925 – 10/10/1964) who till 1958, had acted in lead roles in films of his own banner only, decided to act in films outside his banner. His first film outside his banner in a lead role was ’12 O Clock’ (1958) followed by ‘Sautela Bhai’ (1962), ‘Bharosa’ (1963), ‘Bahurani’ (1963), ‘Suhaagan’ (1964) and ‘Saanjh Aur Savera’ (1964). While his first film outside his banner as a lead actor may be an aberration, some of his later films as an actor outside his banner may probably have been out of financial compulsion following the box office failure of his film ‘Kaagaz Ke Phool’ (1959).

There is always hidden desire of any intellectual film director to direct a film on a story of his choice and on his terms. But very few producer/financier would agree to produce/finance such a film from the point of view of the commercial consideration. For Guru Dutt, ‘Pyaasa’ (1957) and ‘Kaagaz Ke Phool’ (1959) were two such films which he was keen to bring them to the notice of the film audience.

I came to know from an article by Nasreen Muni Kabir in https://scroll.in that the idea of making ‘Pyaasa’ (1957) had virtually begun in 1948 when Guru Dutt had written a story out of the frustration when he came to Mumbai in 1948. The post-partition period was difficult to adjust to a new environment. It was also difficult for the Padukone family to sustain in a big city without work. And Guru Dutt was not getting film offers. So, he wrote the story titled ‘Kashmakash’ making a poet the protagonist who faces the problem in getting his poems published. The story remained in the limbo until he established himself as a film director of repute.

In 1951, in the wake of his commercially hit film, ‘Baazi’ (1951) for which Sahir Ludhianvi had written popular songs, Guru Dutt had become a successful film director. I remember to have watched an interview of a film celebrity during its B/W avatar (I do not recall now as to who was the film celebrity). That film celebrity mentioned that during the making of Baazi’ (1951), Sahir Ludhianvi had given to Guru Dutt a copy of his collections of poems ‘Talkhiyaan’ (1944). Guru Dutt was very much impressed with a couple of nazms which included ‘jinhe naaz hai Hind par wo kahaan hai’. This nazm matched with the gloom of a poet in his story. Guru Dutt had decided to include this nazm whenever he makes the film based on his story, ‘Kashmakash’.

Since Guru Dutt was not sure of getting producer or financier for such a film and also the response on the box office due to gloomy nature of the story, he felt that he will have to take the financial risk in producing the film. For that he required his own resources to make the film as a producer. This explains as to why Guru Dutt, in the meanwhile, concentrated on making saleable light comedy films like ‘Aar Paar’ (1954) and ‘Mr and Mrs 55’ (1955) to fill his coppers for producing a film on a subject for which box office outlook was uncertain.

Abrar Alvi, in Satya Saran’s book ’10 years with Guru Dutt’ (2008) has mentioned that during one of the shooting schedules of ‘Mr and Mrs 55’ he narrated the story of a real life Gulabo, a courtesan to Guru Dutt which fascinated him to give a shape to his story, ‘Kashmakash’. In the meanwhile, he got busy with producing ‘C.I.D’ (1956) which also got the tremendous success at the box office. Now, Guru Dutt was ready to produce and direct the film of his choice. ‘Kashmakash’ became ‘Pyaasa’ (1957). Contrary to Guru Dutt’s expectation, ‘Pyaasa’ (1957) did good business at the box office and also got critics’ appreciation.

Probably, the success of ‘Pyaasa’ (1957) gave Guru Dutt a confidence in producing another of his favourite gloomy subject. That the fame and glamour attached to a successful film director has its cost in terms of personal spaces. A single failure would wipe out all the gains of a successful director earned over the years. A commercial failure would get more highlighted than the appreciation of his brilliant work of the past. The box office failure of ‘Kaagaz Ke Phool’ (1959) overshadowed the brilliant work as a director. What hurt Guru Dutt most was not the box office failure but the way the critics slammed him as narcissist and as his own biopic. After a gap of over a decade, Guru Dutt’s box office disaster got recognition as one of the greatest classic Hindi films.

The box office failure of ‘Kaagaz Ke Phool’ (1959) has affected the banner, Guru Dutt Films financially. There was not enough money to sustain the staff of Guru Dutt Films. It is during this time, Guru Dutt seems to have found a way of raising funds by acting in the films made outside his own banner during 1962-64. He also took the decision not to direct any films in future. His next two films under his own banner – ‘Chaudhavin Ka Chaand’ (1960) and ‘Sahab Bibi Aur Ghulam’ (1962) became box office hits, redeeming his film production banners.

‘Sautela Bhai’ (1962) was his first film in a lead role outside his banner after the debacle of ‘Kaagaz Ke Phool’ (1959). The film was directed by Mahesh Kaul. The main star cast included Guru Dutt, Pranoti Ghosh, Bipin Gupta, Rajkumar, Kanhaiyailal, Asit Sen, Bela Bose, Rani, Jeevankala, Radheshyam, etc. The film was based on a story, ‘Baikunther Will’ by Sharatchandra Chattopadhyay.

So far, 4 songs out of 8 from the film have been covered on the Blog. Here is the 5th song, ‘ab laagi naahin chute raama chaahe jiya jaaye’ from ‘Sautela Bhai’ (1962) which is presented here. The song is sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Meena Kapoor on the dancers, Rani and Jeevankala, respectively. There is also a male voice in a couple of lines in the song which, I feel, is that of the music director, Anil Biswas. The song was written by Shailendra.

Half-way through the dance, Guru Dutt makes a surprise entry and finds that his step brother (I guess, he is Rajkumar Jr.) is drunk and seen in the midst of the dancers. In a fit of rage, Guru Dutt assaults him. Some of patrons push Guru Dutt out of the courtesan’s house after which the singing and dancing resume.

Video Clip:

Audio Clip:

Song-Laagi naahin chhoote raam chaahe jiya jaaye (Saautela Bhai)(1962) Singers-Lata, Meena Kapoor, Anil Biswas, Lyrics-Shailendra, MD-Anil Biswas
Lata Mangeshkar + Meena Kapoor
Unknown male voice

Lyrics(based on video clip)

ab laagi naahi chhoote raam
laagi naahi chhoote raama
chaahe jiya jaaye raama
chaahe jiya jaaye raama
chaahe jiya jaaye
laagi naahi chhoote
naahi chhoote
naahi chhoote raa…m aam
chaahe jiya jaaye

waade ae ae kaa tere kisko bhala
o bhala aitbaar thha aa

phir bhi tamaam raat piya intzaar thhaa
khaamoshiyon mein har kisi aahat pe chaunk kar
aji aahat pe chaunk kar
kisi aahat pe chaunk kar
kehna mere is dil ka yahi
yahi
baar baar thha aa aa aa
kya
ae pare hatt
ke laagi naahi chhoote raa aam
chaahe jiya jaaye raa..m
chaahe jiya jaaye raama
chaahe jiya jaaye raama
chaahe jiya jaaye
laagi naahi chhoote
naahi chhoote
naahi chhoote raa.. aa aam
chaahe jiya jaaye

yoon hi raha jo teri wafa
ho jafaaon ka Silsila aa
niraash hoke toot hi jaayega dil mera
kya gujri mujhpe
tum ye kisi se na poochhna
kisi se na poochhna
kisi se na poochna

sun lena meri kabr se ae
aayegi ye sada aa aa
kya
ke laagi naahi chhoote raa. aa aam
chaahe jiya jaaye raama
chaahe jiya jaaye

chaahe jiya
chaahe jiya
chaahe jiya
chaahe jiya jaaye
laagi naahi chhoote
naahi chhoote
naahi chhoote raa….. aa aa aam
chaahe jiya

[Interruption in dances]

aa aa aa
aa aa aa aaa
ek maazra sunaata hoon main husn ishq ka

waah

[dialogues]

lekin wo dono kabron se aati thhi yeh sada
kya
laagi naahi chhoote raama
chaahe jiya jaaye raama
chaahe jiya jaaye

aaha
subhaan allah

laagi naahi chhoote raama
chaahe jiya jaaye raama
chaahe jiya jaaye

chaahe jiya
chaahe jiya
chaahe jiya
chaahe jiya jaaye
ah ah ah
waah waah jiyo


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Blog Day :

4476 Post No. : 15978

“Khaandaan” (1965)was produced by Vasu Menon and directed by A Bhim Singh for Vasu Films, Madras. The movir had Sunil Dutt, Nutan, Pran, Sudesh Kumar, Manmohan Krishna, Mohan Choti, Om Prakash, Ravikant, Arundev, Mumtaz, Sulochana Chatterjee, Lalita Pawar, Helen, Jeewankala etc in it.

This archtypical “social” movie had the usual fare typical of movies made in the South.

“Khaandaan”(1965) had eight songs in it. Seven songs have been covered in the past. Here are their details:-

Blog post no Song Posted On
2687 Tumhi mere mandir tumhi meri poojaa tumhi devtaa ho 28.07.2010
4298 Kal chaman thhaa aaj ek sehraa huaa 30.07.2011
4298 Neel gagan par udte baadal aa aa aa 01.08.2011
4312 Tu ho ke badaa ban jaana apni maan ka rakhwaala 09.03.2012
10032 Aa dance karen 31.07.2014
15760 Ho ballo soch ke mele jaana 28.07.2020
15795 Badi der bhayi Nandlala teri raah takey Brijbaala 11.08.2020

Here is the eighth and final song from “Khandaan”(1965) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Asha Bhonsle and Usha Mangeshkar. Rajinder Krishan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Ravi.

The song is picturised as a synchronised stage dance performance song on Helen and Jeewankala. Their energetic dance performance is bound to recharge the spirits of the watchers even today, 55 years after this video was first witnessed by moviegoers in moviehalls. Watching this performance made me realise that performing such dances were the secret behind the figures of these dancers. 🙂

Lyrics of the song were sent to me by Avinash Scrapwala.

With this song, all the eight songs of “Khandaan”(1965) are covered in the blog and the movie joins the list of movies that have been YIPPEED in the blog.

Video

Audio

Song-Meri mitti mein mil gayi jawaani haay raam (Khaandaan)(1965) Singers-Asha Bhonsle, Usha Mangeshkar, Lyrics-Rajinder Krishan, MD-Ravi
Both
Chorus

LyricsProvided by Avinash Scrapwala)

do din jhhoothha pyaar jataa ke
chalaa gaya ik baabu
koyi bataa de kaise rakhoon
apne dil par kaabu

meri mitti mein mil gayi jawaani
haay raam
meri mitti mein mil gayi jawaani
haay raam
koyi samjhe na meri kahaani
haay raam
koyi samjhe na meri kahaani
haay raam
meri mitti mein mil gayi jawaani
haay raam
meri mitti mein mil gayi jawaani
haay raam

khilaata tha pyaar se
banaaras ke paan
wo ghadi ghadi kehtaa tha
haay meri jaan

khilaata tha pyaar se
banaaras ke paan
wo ghadi ghadi kehtaa tha
haay meri jaan

yaad aati hai jab uski
meethhi zabaan
yaad aati hai jab uski
meethhi zabaan

to ro ro ke kehtaa hai
dil naadaan

kyaa

meri mitti mein mil gayi jawaani
haay raam
meri mitti mein mil gayi jawaani
haay raam
koyi samjhe na meri kahaani
haay raam
koyi samjhe na meri kahaani
haay raam
meri mitti mein mil gayi jawaani
haay raam
meri mitti mein mil gayi jawaani
haay raam

abhi to hai mushqil se do din ki baat
ke sainyya ke pahlu mein kat’ti thi raat
abhi to hai mushqil se do din ki baat
ke sainyya ke pahlu mein kat’ti thi raat
main to samjhi thi
saari umr ka hai saath
main to samjhi thi
saari umr ka hai saath

pataa kya tha aisi hai
mardon ki jaat
meri mitti mein mil gayi jawaani
haay raam
meri mitti mein mil gayi jawaani
haay raam
koyi samjhe na meri kahaani
haay raam
koyi samjhe na meri kahaani
haay raam
meri mitti mein mil gayi jawaani
haay raam
meri mitti mein mil gayi jawaani
haay raam

na hota agar chaar aankhon ka mel
judaayi ki hoti naa lambi ye jail
na hota agar chaar aankhon ka mel
judaayi ki hoti naa lambi ye jail
ho padaa kitna mehengaa
mohabbat ka khel
ho padaa kitna mehengaa
mohabbat ka khel

ye kehta hai bah bah ke
zulfon ka tel
meri mitti mein mil gayi jawaani
haay raam
meri mitti mein mil gayi jawaani
haay raam
koyi samjhe na meri kahaani
haay raam
koyi samjhe na meri kahaani
haay raam
meri mitti mein mil gayi jawaani
haay raam


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 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 :

4476 Post No. : 15980

Today, October 19, 2020 is the 25th Remembrance Day of Baby Naaz, one of the super child artists of Hindi films who has enthralled the Hindi cinema buffs with her memorable roles. She was a destitute child in ‘Boot Polish’ (1954), the young Paro in ‘Devdas’ (1955), an orphan girl in ‘Do Phool’ (1958), a teenage daughter caught in the marital discord of her parents, Guru Dutt and Veena in ‘Kaagaz Ke Phool’ (1959) and many more roles.

Baby Naaz’s life from her childhood days to teenager has been traumatic and unhappy. Baby Naaz’s undated interview which appeared in ‘Stardust’ magazine sometime in mid-1970 is an indication of how a child has been exploited by her mother by pushing her into Hindi films as a child artist depriving her of schooling and a good childhood to make the family’s life comfortable. In today’s world, Baby Naaz’s case would come in the ambit of child abuse by her mother. From the age of 4, she has been the bread winner for her family when she started performing as a dancer on the road side stage shows. At the age of 8, she became a child artist in Hindi films which continued till her adulthood. In this process, Baby Naaz struggled with her 3-4 shifts of shooting a day depriving her of a normal childhood.

Based on Naaz’s interview mentioned above and also on Khalid Mohamed’s article in ‘The Daily Eyes’- July 8, 2020 and an article which appeared in December 29, 2017 issue of ‘Jansatta’, the life story of Naaz has been sumarised below:

Baby Naaz, (Real name: Salma Baig) was born in Mumbai on 20/08/1944 in a poor family. Her father, Mirza Dawood Baig was a story writer who was trying his luck to sell his stories for Hindi films but was unsuccessful. He remained unemployed beside being a sickly person. Baby Naaz’s mother was an ambitious lady who pushed Baby Naaz to Hindi films as a child artist so that with her income, she can run the house and have a comfortable life. Her father was against his daughter working in the film. But due to the extreme financial problem faced by the family, he reluctantly agreed to his friend, Lekhraj Bhakri’s request to let her do a childhood role of Suraiya in ‘Resham’ (1952). Salma Baig was given a screen name, ‘Baby Naaz’.

Due to her busy shooting schedules, Baby Naaz could not attend the school regularly for which she was rusticated. For the same reason, she had no time for enjoying her childhood. On the other hand, there was constant fights between her father and mother. Deprived of a normal childhood with love and affection from her parents, Baby Naaz twice attempted suicide by jumping into a well at the age of 10 but was saved by her maid servant.

When Naaz was 12, her parents separated and she started living with her mother. About 4 years later, her mother remarried to a film cameraman and shifted to her husband’s house. Slowly, she realised that she was the sole bread winner not only for her mother but also for her lover who had now become her step-father.

Baby Naaz came into limelight as a child artist in ‘Boot Polish’ (1954) in which she played the role of a destitute child along with Master Rattan. She enacted the emotional scenes as well as comedy acts very well. The film was shown in Cannes’ International Film Festival in 1955 where both Baby Naaz and Master Rattan were tied to receive the special commendations from the Jury. With this, Baby Naaz became the most sought-after child artist and worked in a spate of films during 1954-59. Around 1960 onwards, Naaz started getting roles as a major, mostly as a character actor though in a few films, she had also got the lead roles in ‘B’ grade films.

During the shooting of ‘Mera Ghar Mere Bachche’ (1960), Naaz became close to Subbiraj, a nephew of Prithviraj Kapoor. Both of them had the second lead roles and decided to convert their closeness into a marriage. However, families from both sides were against this marriage. Their courtship continued for 5 years. It was during the shooting of ‘Dekha Pyaar Tumhaara’ (1963), in which they were in the lead roles, they got married during the outdoor shooting of the film in Pratapgarh Fort. They returned to Mumbai as a married couple.

After the marriage, Naaz felt for the first time that she had got the love and affection which she had missed in her childhood. After the marriage, Naaz had to cut down her assignments in the films due to household responsibilities. In the 1970s, she started working with Kalyanji-Anandji for their musical programmes as a compere. In the 1980s, she almost stopped acting in the films as she had become a dubbing artist for some actresses from the south especially for Sridevi.

After a traumatic childhood and teens, Naaz was happy with her married life. When the time came for her to enjoy a life of contentment with her husband and two children, a tragedy struck in her life. In 1995, Naaz was diagnosed with cancer which was on a terminal stage. She breathed her last on October 19, 1995 when she was 51.

Baby Naaz worked in around 125 Hindi films during 1952-86 of which she worked as a child artist in about 50 films. In the 1960s, Naaz got opportunity to work as a lead/second lead actor in ‘Lambe Haath’ (1960), ‘Mera Ghar Mere Bachche’ (1960), ‘Gangu’ (1962), ‘Dekha Pyaar Tumhaara’ (1963), ‘Chaar Darvesh’ (1964), ‘Rocket Girl’ (1965) and Chhaila Babu’ (1967). However, these films did not do well at the box office.

After her marriage in 1963, Naaz restricted her film appearances by choosing the films in which the roles interested her. I find that post-marriage, most of the films in which she acted belonged to big banners and under good directors like M Sadiq in ‘Bahu Begum’ (1967), Sateyn Bose in ‘Raat Aur Din’ (1967), Lekh Tandon in ‘Jahaan Pyaar Miley’ (1969), Manmohan Desai in ‘Sachcha Jhootha’ (1970), Dulal Guha in ‘Dushman’ (1972). Hrishikesh Mukherjee in ‘Phir Kab Milogi’ (1974), Asit Sen in ‘Bairaag’ (1976), B R Chopra in ‘Karm’ (1977), Basu Chatterjee in ‘Sheesha’ (1986) etc.

On the occasion of the 25th Remembrance Day of Naaz, I present a song from ‘Gangu’ (1962) which was one of her films with a lead role for her. The film was directed by Promod Chakravarty. The song is ‘kya kaha zara phir kaho’ which is a duet sung by Subir Sen and Geeta Dutt. The song is written by Prem Dhawan is picturised on Chandrashekhar and Naaz which is set to music by Kalyanji-Anandji.

Video Clip:

Audio Clip:

Song-Kya kaha zara phir kaho (Gangu)(1962) Subir Sen, Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Kalyanji Anandji

Lyrics

kya kaha zara phir kaho
aji kya kaha zara phir kaho
koi sun lega aji chup raho o
koi sun lega aji chup raho o

kya kaha zara phir kaho
koi sun lega aji chup raho
koi sun lega aji chup raho

tum na kaho to nigaahen kahengi
tumhaari ye bahki adaayen kahengi
tum na kaho to nigaahen kahengi
tumhaari ye bahki adaayen kahengi
youn na sataaya karo..o
koi sun lega aji chup raho o
koi sun lega aji chup raho o

kya kaha zara phir kaho
koi sun lega aji chup raho
koi sun lega aji chup raho

ki hai mohabbat to kaisa chhupaana
na ho jaaye dushman kahin ye zamaana
ki hai mohabbat to kaisa chhupaana
na ho jaaye dushman kahin ye zamaana
duniya se youn na daro..o
koi sun lega aji chup raho o
koi sun lega aji chup raho o

kya kaha zara phir kaho
aji kya kaha zara phir kaho
koi sun lega aji chup raho o
koi sun lega aji chup raho o


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Blog Day :

4473 Post No. : 15974

When I checked up the list of movies introduced in the blog chronologically (from the first day of the blog), I found that the first 17 movies which were introduced on the blog on the first 17 days (at the rate of one song a day) have been YIPPEED by now.

But the 18th movie which was introduced in the blog on 5 August 2008 is still unYIPPEED. This movie, “Aansoo Aur Muskaan”(1970) made a rollicking debut in the blog with a fantastically entertaining song, Guni janon bhakt janon, sung and enacted by Kishore Kumar. Back then this song was a rare and forgotten song for most music lovers and it was specially uploaded on YT by me.

“Aansoo Aur Muskaan”(1970) was directed by P Madhwan for Screen Gems, Madras. This “social” movie had Hema Malini, Ajay Sahni, Om Prakash, Bobby, Jagdeep, Suresh, Maruti, David, Bindu, Shabnam, Tuntun, Birbal, Padmini, Manmohan, Kishore Kumar etc in it.

The movie had six songs in it. Apart from the above mentioned song, only one more song has been covered in the blog.

The Kishore Kumar song of the movie seems to have stolen the march over other aspects of the movie. I was not even aware who were the lead actors of the movie. When I noticed that “Aansoo Aur Muskaan”(1970) was the oldest UNYIPPEED movies in the blog, I decided to something about it. While planning to discuss other songs, I realised that Hema Malini was the leading lady in this movie and that today (16 october 2020) happens to be her birthday, I decided to use this opportunity to discuss a song from “Aansoo Aur Muskaan”(1970) which is oicturised on her.

I just realised that this movie is exactly 50 years old ! And I also realised that Hema Malini (DoB 16 october 1948), who was then 22 years old. She is still active in Public life. She is a member of Parliament from Mathura (UP) and she still gived Dance performances. She is seen in several TV ads. Looking at her, it is impossible to believe that she is 72 years old ! She is easily the best example of agelessness.

On the occasion of her birthday, here is this song from “Aansoo Aur Muskaan”(1970). It is sung by Lata. Indeewar is the lyricist. Music is composed by Kalyanji Anandji.

The song is picturised on Hema Malini and a child artist. I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify the child artist.
PS-Our inhouse artist recognition expert Prakashchandra tells us that the chilfd artist is “wonder child” Bobby.

We in the blog take this opportunity to with Hema Malini a very happy birthday and wish her many happy returns of the day.

Audio

Video

Song-Taare toota karte hain (Aansoo aur Muskaan)(1970) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Indeewar, MD-Kalyanji Anandji

Lyrics

ho o o o o
o o o

taare toota karte hain
sahaare chhoota karte hain
taare toota karte hain
sahaare chhoota karte hain
kabhi na tootenge
mamta ka naate pyaare
taare toota karte hain
sahaare chhoota karte hain

o o o
o o o
o o o
o o o
o o o

aankh michauli khelen andhiyaare ujiyaale
aankh michauli khelen andhiyaare ujiyaale
apnon se chhupte hain saari duniya waale
aanchal ke phoolon se
maata aankh na phere
aanchal ke phoolon se
maata aankh na phere
sab kuchh apna hai
jab tu hai paas hamaare
taare toota karte hain
sahaare chhoota karte hain

jeevan dhan hai mera
tera sundar mukhda
jeevan dhan hai mera
tera sundar mukhda
dekh ke mukhda tera
bhooloon main har dukhda
tu hi to laayegi
meri khoyi bahaaren
tu hi to laayegi
meri khoyi bahaaren
pyaar ka bandhan tu
do dil na rahenge nyaare
taare toota karte hain
sahaare chhoota karte hain
kabhi na tootenge
mamta ke naate pyaare
taare toota karte hain
sahaare chhoota karte hain
o o o
o o o
o o o
o o o
o o o
o o o
hmm mm mm
hmm mm mm


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Blog Day : 4465 Post No. : 15952

“Gunaahon Ka Devta”(1967) was directed by Devi Sharma for Janta Chitra, Bombay. This “social” movie had Rajshree, Jeetendra, Mehmood, Leela Chitnis, Auna Irani, Randheer, Tuntun, Farida, Shahid, S K Prem, Sujata, Jeewan, Jankidas etc in it.

The movie had seven songs in it. Five songs have been covered so far.

Here is the sixth song from “Gunaahon Ka Devta”(1967) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Rafi and Manna Dey. Hasrat Jaipuri is the lyricist. Music is composed by Shankar Jaikishan.

The song is as a “diversion” song on Mehmood and another person (whom I am unable to identify) who gate crash on Jeewan’s wedding reception in Hindi filmy style without being subjected to any checks on their credentials. They are accompanied by two female dancers whom I cannot identify.

I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify the actors seen in the picturisation.


Song-Mehfil mein shama chamki parwaane chale aaye (Gunaahon Ka Devta)(1967) Singers-Rafi, Manna Dey, Lyrics-Hasrat Jaipuri, MD-Shankar Jaikishan
Both
Jeewan

Lyrics

aa aa aa aa
aaye hain badi door se
sarkaar ke liye
aa aa aa
kab se taras rahe thhe
tere deedaar ke ae liye

aa aa aa aa aa
kaun ho
kis liye aaye ho

naaraj na hoiye saarkar
hum to isliye aaye hain

mehfil mein shama chamki
mehfil mein shama chamki
parwaane chale aaye
mehfil mein shama chamki
parwaane chale aaye
ab to nazar jhuka lo
ab to nazar jhuka lo
deewaane chale aaye
mehfil mein shama chamki
parwaane chale aaye
mehfil mein shama chamki

rangeen zamaana hai
mehfil pe jawaani hai
rangeen zamaana hai
mehfil pe jawaani hai
jo tera fasaana hai

aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa
jo tera fasaana hai
wo meri kahaani hai
wo meri kahaani hai
aankhon se teri peene
mastaane chale aaye
aankhon se teri peene
mastaane chale aaye
mehfil mein shama chamki

jab dil mein mohabbat ho
hota hai asar dil par
jab dil mein mohabbat ho
hota hai asar dil par
bhatka hua aashiq bhi

aa aa aa aa aa aa
bhatka hua aashiq bhi
aa jaata hai manzil par
aa jaata hai manzil par
hum bhi to tere dil ko
behlaane chale aaye
hum bhi to tere dil ko
behlaane chale aaye
mehfil mein shama chamki

har ek ada meri
deti hai dua tumko
har ek ada meri ee ee

ada
ada meri
ada
meri
ada meri
har ek ada meri
deti hai dua tumko
har ek ada meri ee ee
adaa aa meri ee ee
ada aa aa aa aaa a aa meri

har ek ada meri
deti hai dua tumko
meri bhi umar de de
aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
meri bhi umar de de
ye mera khuda tumto
ye mera khuda tumto
hum bhi to tumhaare hain jatlaane chale aaye
hum bhi to tumhaare hain jatlaane chale aaye

ab to nazar jhuka lo
ab to nazar jhuka lo
deewaane chale aaye
mehfil mein shama chamki
parwaane chale aaye
mehfil mein shamma chamki
parwaane chale aaye
mehfil mein shamma chamki


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Blog Day : 4464 Post No. : 15949

07/10/2020 – 79th Birthday of Usha Khanna
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We are celebrating the 79th birthday of Usha Khanna, the only female music director, shall we say with a sizable films and number of songs to her credit. Ameerbai Karnataki is the other female composer I can think of. This field as some technical fields in the film industry has been dominated by males. The reasons for this could be socio-political. As the musicians were mostly men, so it is understandable. Like I said the technical side is dominated by males in this industry. There are very few female director’s also. No cinematographers that I have heard of, recently if someone has entered the fray I don’t know.

Usha Khanna’s career statistics are impressive, better than even major well known music composers. Imdb is listing 141 films from 1959 to 2016, that is five and half decades.

In my Vinod Khanna post yesterday, I said that the film “Muqaddar ka Sikandar” is missing in the filmography at imdb. I didn’t look close enough, it appears. Peevesie’s Mom informed me that it is very much there in the list but as “Conqueror of destiny”. Imdb is giving the names of hindi film in English translation. The two of us had fun translating some of the names of Vinod Khanna’s films, which imdb had left as it is.

As Usha Khanna’s filmography is untouched by this translation bug, I am trying my hand at it :

1. Dil deke dekho : Give your heart then see for yourself. (That’s full sentence)
2. Hum Hindustani : We Indians (That was easy)
3. Awara Baadal : Wayward cloud
4. Shabnam : Dew
5. Aao pyar Karen : Let’s fall in Love
6. Nishan : sign
7. Faisla : Decision
8. Ek Sapera Ek Lutera : A snake charmer and a robber
9. Main wohi hoon : Yes, that’s me.
10. Lal Bangla : Red Bungalow
11. Insaaf : Justice
12. Raat Andheri thhi : It was a dark night.
13. Chaand par chadhayee : Let’s move to the moon.
14. Woh koyi aur hogaa : That maybe someone else.
15. Aag : Fire
16. Pehle paisa phir bhagwan: Show me the money, then God
17. Khoj : Search
18. Behroopiya : The interloper
19. Ek Paheli : A riddle.
20. Nateeja : The result
21. Sau saal beet gaye : 100 years later
22. Bandish : The restriction
23. Ilzaam : Accusation
24. Ek phool ek bhool : A flower and a mistake.
25. Begunaah : Not guilty
26. Deedar : The view

So on and so forth, this is enough I think.

About the movie Alibaba and 40 thieves(1966) I have written some things in this post of a song from Alibaba chaalis chor (1954).

The stats page of the blog shows that she has composed 973 songs, and only 223 are posted so far. That is less than 25% of the total song composed by the one of the most prolific music directors of the golden era of hindi film music and later. My own tally is 4 posts of Usha Khanna’s songs, posted by me so far, including the present post. The blog also has 37 songs sung by Usha Khanna.

The present song is from the film Alibaba and forty thieves (1966). The composer is Usha Khanna. There are two lyricist credited with writing this song, namely Prem Dhawan and Javed Anwar. Javed Anwar is the pen name used by her father Manoharlal Khanna, for writing ghazals and film songs for her.

Three songs from the film are posted in the blog :

Song Date posted
Mere khayaalon ka tu hi khuda (Alibaba and forty thieves) 23 October 2011
Ham tere charaagh hain jalaaye jaa bujhaaye jaa (Alibaba and forty thieves) 29 January 2015
Dekhiye zara pyaar se kyun khafa ho dildaar se (Alibaba and forty thieves) 14 January 2020

The singers are Mukesh and Suman Kalyanpur, singing for Sanjeev Kumar and L. Vijayalaxmi. The song is a sweet romantic song picturised in colourful sets. Actually I saw a few songs of this movie today. I am trying to find an old song where, the slaves are being sold in the market and one female is singing a song, calling out for rescue. I vaguely remember such a song having seen in “Chhayageet” on TV. Since the TV used to be black n white, the colour songs are also remembered in black n while. I did not find the song I am looking for. It could be anywhere as I know only the situation. It’s like trying to find a needle in a hay stack.

Audio :

Video :

Song-Aaja Baahon Mein Dil Ki Raahon Mein (Alibaba And 40 Thieves)(1966) Singers-Mukesh, Suman Kalyanpur, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, Jawed Anwar, MD-Usha Khanna

Lyrics

Aajaa
baahon mein
dil ki
raahon mein
jhukti nazren
Allah Allah
uthhti palkein
Allah Allah
armaan
jagaaona
toofaan
utthaaona
rukti saansen
Allah Allah
behki baantein
Allah Allah

ye phoolon ke daaman pe
shabnam ke moti
ke jaise zameen par
utar aaye taare
ye phoolon ke daaman pe
shabnam ke moti
ke jaise zameen par
utar aaye taare

zara meri jaanib
bhi dekho meri jaan
meraa pyaar reh reh ke
tumko pukaare
Aajaa
baahon mein
dil ki
raahon mein
hhukti nazren
Allah Allah
uthhti palkein
Allah Allah

hai balkhaa ke girti
hui aabshaaren
ke tum ne hai
lehraa ke gesu bakhere
hai balkhaa ke girti
hui aabshaaren
ke tum ne hai
lehraa ke gesu bakhere
na dekh is tarah tu
mere paas aake
ke aati hai ab
?? tere
armaan
jagaao na
toofaan
utthaao na
rukti saansein
Allah Allah
behki baatein
Allah Allah

ye kashti hai ya
chaand ki paalki hai
chali jaa rahi hai
udi jaa rahi hai
ye kashti hai ya
chaand ki paalki hai
chali jaa rahi hai
udi jaa rahi hai

meri jaan muhabbat
ke hain ye karishme
mubobbat bhi sab rang
dikhlaa rahi hai
aajaa
baahon mein
dil ki
raahon mein
jhhukti nazren
Allah Allah
uthhti palkein
Allah Allah
armaan
jagaao na
toofaan
utthaao na
rukti saansein
Allah Allah
behki baatein
Allah Allah


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Blog Day : 4464 Post No. : 15947

“Zindagi”(1964) was directed by Ramanand Sagar for Gemini , Madras. This “social” movie had Vyjyanti Mala, Rajendra Kumar, Raj Kumar, Mehmood, Jayant, Jeewan, Kanhaiyalal, Dhumal, Hiralal, Master Shahid, Prithviraj Kapoor, Helen, Leela Chitnis, Mumtaz Begam, Pushpawalli etc in it.

The movie had thirteen songs in it. Ten of these songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the eleventh song from “Zindagi”(1964) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Manna Dey. It is picturised on Raj Kumar, lip syncing this song of hasrat (longing) in front of a portrait of Vyjyanti Mala.

Hasrat Jaipuri is (quite appropriately) the lyricist. 🙂 Music is composed by Shankar Jaikishan.


Song-Dil ko baandha zulf ki zanjeer se (Zindagi)(1964) Singer-Manna Dey, Lyrics-Hasrat Jaipuri, MD-Shankar Jaikishan

Lyrics

dil ko bandha zulf ki zanzeer se
hosh loote husn ki taaseer se
hum kahan tak zapt karte dard e dil
haal e dil kehna pada tasveer se

baat dil ki zabaan pe rehti hai
lafz honthon pe thharthharaate hain
tum pe jab bhi nazar milaata hoon
mere armaan kaanp jaate hain


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

Blog Day :

4456 Post No. : 15934

Hullo Atuldom

Some songs keep playing in our mind as if on loop. This I had said in one of my previous posts. Today’s song is one such.
I saw it consciously a number of times in the last few years. Consciously means I may have seen it in the ’70s or ’80s when these movies were aired on the doordarshan but I was not old enough to appreciate them or the meaning of their lyrics. But now on repeat viewing of the movie I am getting wiser. I had filed away (mentally) that this needs to be on the blog. So here it is.

“Sadhu Aur Shaitaan” a 1968 release had 4 songs all written by Rajinder Krishan and Laxmi-Pyare were the music directors. Asha Bhonsle, Usha Mangeshkar, Manna Dey and Mohd. Rafi were the playback singers.

Only one song has been posted on the blog. That one had Mehmood replaying his “hum kale hain toh kya hua” character. We had Mehmood mouthing the initial part of “Chunia, ari kidhar hai ri tu? Mere dil ki rani. Mere nawaason ki naani. aa gaya hoon main. arre dekh le main aa gaya permission leko”.

Today’s song has him giving gyaan about the importance of knowing one’s mother tongue in addition to learning “A B C D”. We should remember that this was a movie which came at a time when we had enough students opting for schools which were not essentially English medium. We should also remember that all those who trained in non-English medium schools were no less intelligent and we have many pioneers in various fields from those students too. I know I will be stirring a hornet’s nest if I talk about which is a better language for educating the masses of the country.

My personal feeling is that education should be in a language where in the parents also understand what the child is learning so that they are able to clarify doubts that the child has as he is studying. People may feel that my thoughts are very old fashioned but…..

Today happens to be the birth anniversary of Mehmood who would have been 88. He knew how to bring a smile on the viewer’s face, how to tickle their funny bone. He was the son of actor/dancer Mumtaz Ali and brother of dancer Minu Mumtaz (about whom our Sadanandji has written in his this post). His brother Anwar Ali was also an actor who paired with Mehmood in “Bombay To Goa” as Rajesh to Mehmood’s Khanna.

Mehmood took up odd jobs at a rather young age to help look after his large family which had 7 siblings. He decided to try acting to support his family once he married and had his first son and had his first break in “C.I.D” with a small role of the killer. He had other small unnoticed roles in “Do Bigha Zameen” “Pyaasa” etc. His innings in Bollywood was peppered with comic roles that were an essential part of the story and we often saw him drill sense into older characters towards the end of the movie.

I saw a part of “Meri bhabhi” (1969) this morning where he was doing just that as Shambu. But he was a class apart when he turned to movie making and gave us classics like “Bhoot Bungla”, “Padosan”, “Bombay To Goa” and the most poignant, message carrying of them all “Kunwara Baap”. His last movie released in 1996 “Dushman Duniya Ka” which he directed and Jeetendra headed the cast. It is interesting to note that Shahrukh Khan and Salman Khan had special appearances in it.

Remembering the actor, producer, director Mehmood with this song sung by Manna Dey and Asha Bhonsle.


Song-A for apple B for baby (Saadhu aur Shaitaan)(1968) Singers-Asha Bhonsle, Manna Dey, Lyrics-Rajinder Krishan, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal
Chorus
Unidentified child voice 1
Unidentified child voice 2
Asha Bhonsle + Manna Dey

Lyrics

a for apple,
b for baby,
c for camel,
d for daddy
a for apple,
b for baby,
c for camel,
d for daddy
a for apple,
b for baby,
c for camel,
d for daddy

d for daadhi
d for daddy
o d for daadhi
no
d for daddy

a for andha
b for behra,
c for cana
d for duffer

a for apple
b for baby
c for camel
d for daddy

la la laralara roo
la la laralara roo rooroo

aa haa

E se England hai
F se Finland hai
G se kaun land hai
bolo bolo bachchn
G se German hai, H se Holland hai
I se mera india
jaihind jaihind

chhodo bachcho a b c
aao seekho ka kha ga
arre chhodo bachcho a b c
aao seekho ka kha ga
raag videshi bhool ke
pyaaron gaao sa re ga ma pa
gaao sa re ga ma pa

ga ma pa ga ma pa
ga se gay ma se mata aa aa
ga se gay ma se mata,
pa se bolo kya

pita
chhodo bachchon a b c
aao seekho ka kha ga
aao seekho ka kha ga

ka kha ga ka kha ga
sa
sa
re
re
ga
ga
ma
ma
pa dha ni sa

aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa

n se naarangi, o se om hari om, p se prem pat’r
yeh mera prem patr padhkar
ke tum naaraaz na hona
ye mera prem patr

p se prem patar toh q se,
q se queen
hukum ki
r se roti besan ki,
s se saag sarson ka

a b c d e f g h i j k
n o p q,
l m n o p q

ka kha ga
a b c
arre ka kha ga
no a b c

chhodo bachchon angrezi hindi urdu ka jhagda
chhodo bachchon angrezi hindi urdu ka jhagda
tamil bolo, bangla bolo
bolo desh ki har bhaasha
seekh sako toh seekho bachchon
seekh sako toh seekho bachchon
saari duniya ki vidya
chhodo bachcho angrezi hindi urdu ka jhagda
tamil bolo, bangla bolo
bolo desh ki har bhaasha

lala lala lala laa
lala lala lala laa
lala lala lala laa
lala lala lala laa
lala lala lala laa
lala lala lala laa


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Blog Day :

4456 Post No. : 15932

In this article, I am discussing a classical dancer for whom the dancing was her passion, be it in the films or on stages. Her face was familiar to me as I had watched some of her films long back. But at that time, I did not evince interest in knowing her name. It was only after I joined the Blog in 2011 that I came to know her identity through none other than our own Prakashchandra ji, the veteran of our Blog in identifying the lesser known film artists with a high success rate. The name of the dancer is Rani.

Even after knowing her name, I still did not evince keen interest in knowing Rani’s background and the filmography. Like many lesser known film artists who worked in a few films and then went into the oblivion, I thought that Rani was one among them. But when I watched many Hindi film songs while writing my last four articles on the Hindi film dancers. I was surprised to note that Rani had danced with well known Hindi film dancers like Helen, Kumkum, Ragini, Madhumati, Bela Bose etc apart from her solo dances. This gave me an impression that Rani may have worked in more Hindi films than what her filmography on the various on-line sources indicated. After collating the data of her films from various sources and watching her dances in the films in case of doubts, I have come to a tentative figure of 54 films in which Rani had danced.

I was not sure about getting much of Rani’s background profile. However, recently, Tabassum who had worked with Rani in about half a dozen films in the 1960s, has posted a video ‘Dancer Rani – A Life Full Of Struggles’ on her Channel ‘Tabassum Talkies’. After watching the video, I felt very sad for Rani as in her later years, she has struggled a lot for her basic necessity of life. The Almighty has not been kind to her as now she is handicapped. It is really a pathetic situation for a dancer who used to say that dancing on the stage was like a worship for her and dancing in the films was means of her sustenance;

The following information has been paraphrased based on ‘Tabassum Talkies’ on Rani.

Rani (real name: Munawwar Sultana) was born in July 27, 1942 in Kolkata to Mohammed Gafoor Khan and Noorjahan Begum. She was adopted by her father’s close friend, Mohshin Khan who had no children. Since Rani was interested in dancing, her adopted father put her for training in Kathak under the tutelage of Ram Narayan Mishra and Krishna Maharaj of Lucknow Gharana.

At the age of 13, Rani started her filmy career in Bangla films. In 1960, her adopted father brought her to Mumbai to make her the Hindi film heroine. Rani flatly refused to work in Hindi films as an actor – not even in supporting roles as she was very passionate about dancing. So, she started her Hindi film career as a dancer in ‘Nai Maa’ (1960). Thereafter she got regular dancing numbers in many Hindi films mainly during 1963-69. In the 1970s, Rani’s dancing career went in downward mode and by the end of 1970s, she was almost unemployed.

During her active period of Hindi film journey, whatever she had earned was passed on to her adopted father to look after a large number of relatives who depended on her earnings. But in this milieu, a thought never occurred to her that she needed to save money for later period in her life when her dancing career in the films would come to a close. Due to failure of her love affairs when she was in Kolkata, she had decided to remain unmarried.

With almost nothing left for her subsistence, she met her former dancer colleague and the choreographer, Gopikrishna who took her as his Assistant Choreographer at a salary sufficient to take care of her minimum requirements.

As they say, when chips are down, one gets to face more problems. One day, Rani suddenly felt that her legs have lost stamina and she can no longer dance. She started using a walking stick and with this, her days of dancing were over. But her old age woes were not yet over. While catching a bus, she lost balance and fell, badly injuring her legs. She was no longer able to walk even with a stick. Instead, she now requires a walker.

As Rani was handicapped and there was no one to look after her, she got herself admitted to a charitable old age home at the outskirt of Mumbai. Presently, she is 78 years old and is an inmate of an old age home.

Rani had a younger sister, Rashida Khatoon who was a qawwali singer. She got married to Yasuf Azad Qawwal.

As I mentioned earlier, I have listed around 55 films in which Rani had danced. Some of the major films she worked were ‘Maaya’ (1961), ‘Sautela Bhai’ (1962), ‘Mere Mehboob’ (1963), ‘Dooj Ka Chaand’ (1964), ‘Ganga Ki Lahren’ (1964), ‘Jaanwar’ (1965), ‘Dil Diya Dard Liya’ (1966), ‘Sangarsh’ (1968), ‘Sambandh’ (1969), ‘Heer Ranjha’ (1970), ‘Loafer’ (1972), ‘Pathar Aur Paayal’ (1974), ‘Ham Kisi Se Kam Nahi’ (1977) etc. Most of her other films were of B grade category in the genres of stunt, action and costumes.

Rani also worked as Assistant Choreographer to Gopikrishan in ‘Khubsoorat’ (1980), ‘Aanchal’ (1980) and ‘Kudarat’ (1981).

From our Blog, I could track down 20 songs of which 5 songs are yet to be tagged to Rani. In addition, at least 4 songs, the video clips of which are available are yet to be covered on the Blog. I am hopeful that some more songs would be found on video sharing platforms. However, there are some films of Rani which are not traceable. To that extent, her dance numbers in these films are as good as lost for the present.

I am presenting Rani’s dance song, ‘bairu bichuaa bada dukh de o ram’ from ‘Ganga Ki Lahren’ (1964). This is a classical raag-based song picturised on kathak trained dancers, Kumkum and Rani. Lata Mangeshkar sings for both the dancers. The song is written by Majrooh Sultanpuri which is set to music by Chitragupt. The end of the song is followed by a dance competition between the two dancers of about one-minute duration.

This is the 6th song (out of 8) of ‘Ganga Ki Lahren’ (1964) to appear on the Blog.

Video Clip:

Audio Clip:

Song-Bairi bichhua bada dukh den ho raam (Ganga Ki Lehren)(1964) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD-Chitragupta

Lyrics

aaaa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa
bairi bichhuaa
bada dukh de ho raam
shor karen
jhhan jhhan jhhan
jhhan jhhan jhhan
bairi bichhuaa
bada dukh den ho raam
shor karen
jhhan jhhan jhhan
jhhan jhhan jhhan
bairi bichhuaa

main jo chaloon to uljha den ye bol ke
main jo chaloon to uljha den ye bol ke
aadhi dagar tak main to reh jaaun dol ke
paapi na samjhe jiya ki lagan
bairi bichhuaa
bada dukh den ho raam
shor karen
jhhan jhhan jhhan
jhhan jhhan jhhan
bairi bichhu…aa

baandhoon chunar se ghoonghat ka khayaal ho
baandhu chunar se ghoonghat ka khayaal ho
zulfon se baandhoon to uthhna mohaal ho
chhote se mann ko badi uljhan
bairi bichhuaa
bada dukh de ho raam
shor karen
jhhan jhhan jhhan
jhhan jhhan jhhan
bairi bichhuaa

raat chaloon to yoon loote sukh chainwaa
raat chaloon to yoon loote sukh chainwaa
din ko jo nikloon to uthhen sau sau nainwaa
raat na dekhe
dekhe na ye din
bairi bichhuaa
bada dukh de ho raam
shor karen
jhhan jhhan jhhan
jhhan jhhan jhhan
bairi bichhuaa
bada dukh den ho ram
shor karen
jhhan jhhan jhhan
jhhan jhhan jhhan
bairi bichhu..aa


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Blog Day :

4455 Post No. : 15930

“Sikandar e Aazam”(1965) was directed by Kedar Kapoor for N C Films, Bombay. This “historical” movie had Prithviraj Kapoor, Dara Singh, Mumtaz, Veena, Prem Chopra, Rajan Haksar, Vijaylaxmi, Burhanuddin, Saudagar Singh, H Prakash, Praveen Pal, Shyam Kumar, Jagdeesh Sethi, Jeewan, Madhumati, Helen, Ganga, Premnath etc in it.

This movie had five songs in it. Four songs have been covered in the past. Here are the details of these songs :-

Song Remarks
Jahaan daal daal par sone ki chidiyaan karti hai baseraa 15.08.2008
Ho more gore badan pe gulaabi nazariyaa na daal 05.09.2010
O mere yaar o dildaar mere saath saath tera pyaar 17.11.2011
Pilaayi toone o saqiyaa 05.09.2020

One can see that the iconic patriotic song Jahaan daal daal par sone ki chidiyaan karti hai baseraa is from this movie.

The fifth snd final song from the movie is also a patriotic song. This song is sung by Mahendra Kapoor and chorus. Rajinder Krishan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Hansraj Bahl.

This song, being discussed on 28 september 2020 pays tribute to Mahendra Kapoor, a singer of many iconic patriotic songs whose remembrance day falls on 27 september. Today is the 113th birth annivdrsary of the great Freedom fighter martyr Shaheed Bhagat Singh(28 september 1907-23 march 1931 and we pay our humble tribute to him on this day.

Lyrics of this song were sent to me by Avinash Scrapwala.

With this song, all the songs of “Sikandar e Azam”(1965) are covered in the blog and the movie thus joins the list of movies that have been YIPPEED in the blog.


Song-Dushman sar par khada jaag re (Sikandar e Azam)(196) Singer-Mahendra Kapoor, Lyrics-Rajinder Krishan, MD-Hansraj Bahl
Chorus

Lyrics

(dialogues not included)

dushman sar par khadaa jaag re ae°°°°°
ae ae
dushman sar par khadaa jaag re ae°°°°°
ae ae
bhaarat ki santaan
katraa katraa simat simat kar
ban jaaye toofaan
toofaan
toofaan
toofaan°°°°°

ae maa tere bachche kayi karod
aye maa aa tere bachche kayi karod
aandhi toofaan ke paaley
laaj teri ke rakhwaale ae
maa aa
tere bachche kayi karod
ae maa aa tere bachche kayi karod
ae maa aa tere bachche kayi karod

teraa aanchal chhoonewaalaa
haath kaat kar rakh denge
tere charnon mein dushman ka
kataa huaa sar rakh denge
nikal pade hain rann mein tere
doodh ki keemat denewaale ae
aandhi toofaan ke paaley
laaj teri ke rakhwaale ae
ae maa aa tere bachche kayi karod
ae maa aa tere bachche kayi karod

lahoo ragon mein ubal rahaa hai
aaj kaam ye aayegaa
jahaan giregi ek boond
wahaan ek qilaa ban jaayegaa
maataa bete amar hain tere
mit kar bhi nahin mitnewaale ae
aandhi toofaan ke paaley
laaj teri ke rakhwaale ae
ae maa aa tere bachche kayi karod
ae maa aa tere bachche kayi karod

dushman samjhe sirf ahinsaawaadi se
ye takkar hai
wo kya jaane har ungli mein
ek sudarshan chakkar hai
datey huye hain mod mod par
Bhim aur Arjun matwaale ae
aandhi toofaan ke paaley
laaj teri ke rakhwaale ae
ae maa aa tere bachche kayi karod
ae maa aa tere bachche kayi karod
aandhi toofaan ke paaley
laaj teri ke rakhwaale ae
maa aa tere bachche kayi karod
ae maa aa tere bachche kayi karod
ae maa aa tere bachche kayi karod

tere bachche kayi karod
aye maa aa tere bachche kayi karod
tere bachche kayi karod
aye maa aa tere bachche kayi karod
tere bachche kayi karod
ae maa aa tere bachche kayi karod
tere bachche kayi karod

————————————————————-
Devnagri Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
———————————————————–
दुश्मन सर पर खडा जाग रे ए°°°°°
ए ए
दुश्मन सर पर खडा जाग रे ए°°°°°
ए ए
भारत कि संतान
कतरा कतरा सिमट सिमट कर
बन जाए तूफ़ान
तूफ़ान
तूफ़ान
तूफ़ान°°°°°

अय माँ
तेरे बच्चे कई करोड़
अय माँ आ
तेरे बच्चे कई करोड़
आंधी तूफ़ान के पाले
लाज तेरी के रखवाले ए
माँ आ
तेरे बच्चे कई करोड़
अय माँ आ
तेरे बच्चे कई करोड़
अय माँ आ
तेरे बच्चे कई करोड़

तेरा आँचल छूनेवाला
हाथ काट कर रख देंगे
तेरे चरणों में दुश्मन का
कटा हुआ सर रख देंगे
निकल पड़े हैं रण में तेरे
दूध कि कीमत देनेवाले ए
आंधी तूफ़ान के पाले
लाज तेरी के रखवाले ए
अय माँ आ
तेरे बच्चे कई करोड़
अय माँ आ
तेरे बच्चे कई करोड़

लहू रगों में उबल रहा है
आज काम ये आयेगा
जहां गिरेगी एक बूँद
वहाँ एक किला बन जाएगा
माता बेटे अमर है तेरे
मिट कर भी नहीं मिटनेवाले ए
आंधी तूफ़ान के पाले
लाज तेरी के रखवाले ए
अय माँ आ
तेरे बच्चे कई करोड़
अय माँ आ
तेरे बच्चे कई करोड़

दुश्मन समझे सिर्फ अहिंसावादी से
ये टक्कर है
वो क्या जाने हर ऊँगली में
एक सुदर्शन चक्कर है
डंटे हुए है मोड़ मोड़ पर
भीम और अर्जुन मतवाले ए
आंधी तूफ़ान के पाले
लाज तेरी के रखवाले ए
अय माँ आ तेरे बच्चे कई करोड़
अय माँ आ तेरे बच्चे कई करोड़
आंधी तूफ़ान के पाले
लाज तेरी के रखवाले ए
माँ आ
तेरे बच्चे कई करोड़
अय माँ आ तेरे बच्चे कई करोड़
अय माँ आ तेरे बच्चे कई करोड़

तेरे बच्चे कई करोड़
अय माँ आ तेरे बच्चे कई करोड़
तेरे बच्चे कई करोड़ अय माँ आ तेरे बच्चे कई करोड़
तेरे बच्चे कई करोड़
अय माँ आ तेरे बच्चे कई करोड़
तेरे बच्चे कई करोड़


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