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This article is written by Avinash Scrapwala, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in 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 :

4809 Post No. : 16577

We have Ganpati Festival being celebrated all over. It brings back lot of memories for peoples like me. Especially the memories of the entertainment programs organized over the ten days of this festival. And secondly it’s the ‘prasada’ especially the ‘modaks’ 😊

Those were the years when I was growing. But the excitement and the thrill remain the same even today and savoring the varieties of modaks has only been more interesting and more joyful every year as it comes.

We were staying at Paras (District-Akola, Maharashtra) then. I was born in 1968 and we stayed there up to 1984. Thus, I spent my growing years to ‘mid-teens’ there in a colony for the employees of electricity board for the thermal power plant there.

Every year the Ganpati Festival would be celebrated for all, and it was called ‘Sarwajanik Ganesh Utsav’. A committee of selected members from the employees would be in charge for all the programs to be held during this festival.

The main attractions or the most awaited programs were screening of a movie, orchestras and plays. People were more interested in these as compared to other programs.

Normally the festival always started with ‘sthaapna’ and ‘bhajans’. The following days were spread over containing two orchestra programs, two plays, one movie, one mimicry show, one ‘katha-kathan (story telling)/pravachan/ or ‘one-act-plays.

One day would be specifically reserved for ‘cultural program’ wherein artists from the employees and their families used to perform their acts (song, dance, singing, folk song/dance etc. etc.).

And the last day would be ‘Shri Satyanarayan Katha and Prasad distribution’.

In this episode I am sharing the memories of the ‘naatak’ or ‘Marathi plays.

There were two (amateur) groups in our colony who normally staged Marathi plays.

My parents were part of one group. And both acted in many plays then. (Even I used to participate and act in plays for children then).

There must be many plays which I may have watched and took part in the rehearsals with my parents. I remember to accompany my parents in the rehearsals of the ‘plays’. During the process I would get the complete script embedded in my mind and many times I would help the participant if they forgot their dialogues.
(Later I was also promoted as a ‘prompter’ behind the ‘curtains’ as my voice was suitable for this activity then). (I think I have shared the same in one my posts or in the comments on the blog).

Some of the plays that I vividly remember are ‘taroon turk mhaataare ark’, ‘Rajkaaran gela chulit’, ‘raaygadaala jenvha jaag yete’, ‘thank you mr glad’, ‘ashroonchi jhaali phoole’, ‘sunbai ghar tujhach aahe’ etc.

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In the ‘mode’ of the festival and the above memories playing in mind when I was browsing our blog couple of days back, I came across the movie ‘Aansoo Ban Gaye Phool’. To my surprise this movie so far had got only two songs posted on the blog and yet to be ‘Yippeeee’ed’.

The name of this movie reminded me the famous Marathi play ‘Ashroonchi Jhaali Phoole’ on which this movie was based. I am sure I must have watched the play first and the movie much later when it was on a TV channel.

I do not remember now but it is also possible that I may have watched this movie with elders in the family. Because as a grown-up boy when once I heard its’ song ‘jaane kaisa hai mera deewaana’, in my uncle’s collection of songs, I found it a little familiar to me.
After this I got this song it in my collection in 1999-2000 in an Asha Bhonsle-Kishore Kumar compilation. That time I was staying at Bareilly.

Well, the story of this movie ‘Aansoo Ban Gaye Phool-1969’ was written by eminent Marathi Playwright and writer Vasant Shankar Kanetkar. He was awarded the ‘Filmfare award for Best Story’ for this movie.

I had always had a great admiration for him ever since I had watched the play ‘Raaygadaaalaa Jenvha Jaag Yete’ and reading his writings in our school text books.

Vasant Kanetkar was born on 20th March’1922 at a small village Rahimatpur, in Satara District. He was second among the four siblings his parents have. His father Shankar Keshav Kanetkar was a famous Marathi poet, and he wrote by the pen name of ‘Girish’.
Vasant Kanetkar spent his earlier life in Pune, and he graduated from the Ferguson College Pune in Arts and later done his post-graduation (M.A.) from Sangli. During his higher studies he got the guidance from V.S. Khandekar and Kannada litterateur V.K. Gokak whose writings influenced him the most. He also had the influence of Shakespeare’s writings on him.

He joined the H.P.T. Arts college of Gokhale Education Society in Nashik and later went to become a professor and life member of this institute. He took on to writing short stories and novels during his services, and his first play ‘vedyanche ghar unhaat’ (Madman have his home in Sun/heat) came in 1957.
His play ‘raaygadaala jenvha jaag yete’ (When Raaygadaa awakens) brought him more fame and admiration and went on to become a milestone play in the history of Marathi Plays.

The Sangeet Naatak Academy awarded this play as the ‘Best Indian Play’ in 1964.

‘Ashroonchi Jhali Phoole’ was the next to bring him more fame and it was a commercially successful play too.
His ‘plays’ give a new life to Marathi theatre in terms of creativity and commercial success.
In his writing career of over fifty-four years, he penned down forty-two plays, four novels, many short stories along with writing for films, writing screen plays for TV etc etc.

He presided over the ‘Marathi Sahitya Sammelan in 1988’. He was felicitated with the ‘Maharashtra Gaurav Puraskar’ in 1990 and was honored with Padma Shri in 1992 for his accomplishments in writing. His writings have been translated into many languages.
He passed away on 30th January ‘2001.

I am reproducing here the plot of this play ‘Ashroonchi Jhaali Phooley’ (Tears have become Flowers) as given on the ‘wiki-page’ of this play.

The movie ‘Aansoo Ban Gaye Phool is based on this story.

The play depicts the turns in fortunes in the lives of the two main protagonists, Vidyanand, a professor of mathematics, and his young protégé Lalya.
Professor Vidyanand is a morally upright, brilliant professor of mathematics in a college in a town in Maharashtra. He comes across an intransigent student, Lalyaa, and succeeds in reforming him. Lalya graduates from college and enters the Indian Police Service as a cadet. Meanwhile, his college is taken over by a local politician, Dharmappa, who also has strong criminal links. Dharmappa wants to exploit the college for commercial gain. When Vidyanand resists, Dharmappa subverts Vidyanand’s own colleagues to implicate him falsely under embezzlement charges.

Vidyanand is removed from his position and is thrown in jail. In jail, he undergoes a transformation, and comes out as a hardened criminal, bent on enacting revenge against those who falsely implicated him. He teams up with his childhood friend turned con-man, Shambhu Mahadev, and puts in motion a plan to defraud the politician who has ruined his life.

In the meantime, Lalya, who is now a senior police officer, is assigned to apprehend Vidyanand. Lalya, oblivious to Vidyanand’s transformation, embarks on this mission. Eventually, Vidyanand achieves his revenge, but in the process finds he has lost his moral center and compromised the very values he has stood for. In the end, Vidyanand is apprehended by his protégé, but finds redemption in the fact that his life as a teacher caused his protégé Lalya to reform himself.

“Aansoo Ban Gaye Phool-1969” was directed by Satyen Bose for ‘Anoop Kumar Productions’. It was produced by S.M. Sagar and Anoop Kumar. It had Ashok Kumar, Deb Mukherjee, Alka, Nirupa Roy, Raj Mehra, Anoop Kumar, Rakesh, with Helen and Pran. They were supported by Kumud Tripathi, Manik Dutt, Kumari Uma, Mughni Abbasi, Shekhar Purohit, Janki Das, Tarun Ghosh, Bazid Khan, Radhey Shyam, Gautam Mukherjee, Pardesi, Uma Dutt, Madhup Sharma, Prakash Misra, Behari, M.A. Latif, Vinod Sharma, Lalit Kapoor, Genius, Ramlal, Amrit Rana, Nadir, Deepak, Aziz Siddiqui, and Habib.

As mentioned above story of this movie was written by Vasant S. Kanetkar.
Screenplay of this movie was written by Nabendu Ghosh, and dialogues were written by Govind Moonis.
Editing of this movie was done by Wamanrao (which I guess is Wamanrao Bhonsle of the duo Waman Bhonsle-Guru Dutt Shirali).

This movie had five songs in it. Lyrics for four songs were written by Taj Bhopali and Govind Moonis penned one song.

Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhonsle lent their voices to songs of this movie.

Music for this movie was composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal.

Following is the list of songs in this movie.

SNo Song Title Singer/s Posted On
01 Election mein maalik ke ladke khade hain Kishore Kumar, chorus
02 Jaane kaisa hai mera deewaana Asha Bhonsle, Kishore Kumar 08.05.2009
03* Ye dil sadaa aa dhadkaa kiya Kishore Kumar
04 O o suno to jaani o o meri kahaani Asha Bhonsle
05 Meharbaan mehboob dilbar jaan-e-man Asha Bhonsle 16.05.2009

(* Note – Song number 03 mentioned above does not feature in HFGK Vol-IV (1961-1970) in the list of songs of this movie. I have not come across any corrigendum or addendum regarding this. However, this song is very much there in the movie that is available online. I am not aware if this was added to the movie after its release?

So, the total number of songs of this movie are five and it needs to be corrected on the blog. This is also a song that does not find mention in HFGK.)

Today’s song is the third song of this movie to be posted on the blog. The earlier two songs of this movie posted on the blog were posted in the month of May’2009. That means the third song of this movie is coming after long gap of 4507 days (including 16.09.2021).

Today’s beautiful romantic song is sung by Kishore Kumar. We have Debu Mukherjee lip-syncing it on screen for Alka.

Let us now enjoy today’s song …

Video

Audio

Song-Ye dil sadaa dhadkaa kiya (Aansoo Ban Gaye Phool)(1969) Singer-Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Taj Bhopali, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics

ye dil sadaa aa
dhadkaa kiya aa
jis ke liye
wo raat aa gayi ee
ye dil sadaa aa
dhadkaa kiya aa
jis ke liye
wo raat aa gayi ee
jo lab kahen
jo lab sunen
lab par mere
wo baat aa gayi
ee ee
ye dil sadaa aa

aa paas to
aa
chhoo loon zaraa
aa
aa paas to
aa
chhoo loon zaraa
ye lat teri
ye mukhdaa tera
ho o o o o
kitni haseen
hai ye ghataa
ye chaandni
jo haath aa gayi
ee ee
ye dil sadaa aa

mujhse milin
jo
nazren teri
haan
mujhse milin
jo
nazren teri
rangeen labon pe
kheli hansi
ho o o o o
aisaa lagaa aa
dil mein mere
taaron saji
baraat aa gayi
ee ee
ye dil sadaa aa

sapne saje
hain
palkon taley ae
haan
sapne saje
hain
palkon taley
saanson mein hain
sau
deepak jaley
ho o o o o
kehnaa hai kya
is raat ka
tujhko liye
jo saath aa gayi
ee ee
ye dil sadaa aa


This article is written by Avinash Scrapwala, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in 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 :

4789 Post No. : 16546

Today’s song is from the ‘1963’ movie ‘Kan Kan Mein Bhagwaan’.

I have in past written about how I find some songs which were embedded in my impressionable mind in the childhood, either because of watching some movies or listening the songs on Radio.

Today’s song is one such song.

I had in my earlier post here mentioned that I had watched this movie ‘Kan Kan Mein Bhagwaan-1963’ when I was growing and have forgotten it now.
But I was always remembering this movie’s title and couple of its songs, and I was always looking for them.
So last year when I presented a song from this movie, I also go through the list of the other songs from this movie just out of interest. I did not listen to the remaining songs then.

Now, deviating from today’s post a little, I would like to mention one other song also from a mythological movie that I was vaguely remembering was ‘shankar bhole
bhaale shail bihaari, dam dam dam dam dmru baaje, traahimaam, traahimaam’.

I was sure that I had watched the movie where this song was there in my growing years.

I was always looking for this song and the only thing I remember was Dara Singh playing the Shivji’s role.

Few years back this song ‘shankar bhole bhaale shail bihaari’ was posted on the blog on 07.03.2016. But this did not contain the words ‘traahimaam traahimaam’. Four years later I presented a song ‘bolo shiv shiv shambhu bam bam bam’ from the movie ‘Har Har Mahadev-1974’. It also didn’t contain the words ‘traahimaam traahimaam’. Then the ‘dam dam dam damru baje’ words were also not there, and I thought that I may have, in my growing years, mixed-up with songs from the above movies and with a song from ‘Shirdi Ke Sai Baba’ which is another movie I have a nostalgia associated with it. There is a song in this movie ‘Dam Dam Dam Dam Damru baje’.

Now we come back to today’s post. About a month back when ‘shraavan’ month was about to start I started looking suitable songs to share on the blog. Also, I was looking for movies where few songs were required to ‘Yippeeee’ them on the blog.

Normally during this period of the year (i.e. shraavan month and later Ganpati festival) I am always reminded of some mythological and other movies which I had watched when I was growing.

Last year around the same time I had presented a song from ‘Kan Kan Mein Bhagwaan’. The song was posted on 07.08.2020. Whatever songs from this movie have been posted on the blog are good songs and I like them very much.

I was remembering that there is a ‘naag-devtaa’ song in this movie. I thought I would present it on ‘Naag Panchami’ and if not on that day, I would share it in this month of ‘shraavan’ at least.

So, I take a chance to listen remaining songs from this movie and came across the today’s song. And finally, I got this ‘traahimaam …’ which actually is ‘traahimaam
Paahimaam’ 😊

‘Kan Kan Mein Bhagwaan-1963’ was directed by Babubhai Mistry for ‘Roopkalaa Pictures’. It was produced by Mahipatray Shah. It had Anita Guha, Mahipal, with Ramsingh, Krishnakumari, Kummo Tripathi, and Raja Nene. They were supported by Ratnamala, T.N. Sinha, Prakash, Yunus Parwez, Mridula, Punam Kapoor, Baijnath, Ajit, Rehana, Uma Dutt, R.S. Dube, Munshi, Shekhar, Chand, Devchand, Lal Bahadur, Kishore, Dilawar Khan, Baby Chand, Burhan, Jugal Kishore, Dinanath, Vijay Kumar and Master Aziz.

The story of this movie was written by Vishwanath Pande, C.K. Mast, Pandit Madhur, and S.M. Abbas.
Editing of this movie was done by Ramchandra Mahadik.

‘Kan Kan Mein Bhagwan-1963’ had nine songs, all written by Pandit Bharat Vyas. The music was composed by Pandit Shivaram.

Mahendra Kapoor, Manna Dey, Mukesh and Suman Kalyanpur had given their voices to the songs in this movie.

Mahendra Kapoor had sung six solo songs in this movie and two of them have been posted on the blog so far. That gives us four solo songs more by Mahendra Kapoor to be posted on the blog.
Today we are going to listen one of them.

Manna Dey had sung one solo and Mukesh had one duet with Suman Kalyanpur which has also been posted on the blog. Suman Kalyanpur had solo song other than the duet with Mukesh which has also been posted on the blog.

Following is the list of the songs of this movie as appearing in the HFGK Vol-IV (1961-1970).

S.No. Song Title Posted On
01 Sabko naach nachaane waala 24.11.2011
02 Bhagwaan Krishna ki amar kahaani
03 Jaa jaa jaa chhod de o chhaliyaa 07.08.2010
04 Apne piyaa ki main to bani re joganiya 25.10.2009
05 Bhaarat bhoomi mahaan hai
06 Ye duniya banaana aur banaa ke phir chalaana 07.08.2020
07 Nadiya na piye kabhi apna jal 15.05.2015
08 Ho o naag devtaa traahimaam paahimam Being presented today
09 Kan kan mein bhagwaan

As mentioned above today we listen to a song sung by Mahendra Kapoor which on screen is lip-synced by Mahipal (I have always loved watching him on the screen).

From the picturisation of the song I guess that the King’s (Yunus Parwez) son (Master Aziz) is very sick or maybe he has lost his life (because of snake-bite) and all efforts to revive him are failed. And so finally Mahipal is praying ‘Naag devtaa’ to bring back the child’s life. ‘Naag devtaa’ finally saves the child.

The video of this song is little longer and includes conversation which I have not included in the lyrics.

Let us now listen and enjoy one more song from ‘Kan Kan Mein Bhagwaan’.

(I would like to see this movie moving to ‘Yippeeee-land’ as early as possible 😊 )

Video (Longer)

Audio

Song-Naag devta traahimaam (Kan Kan Mein Bhagwan)(1963) Singer-Mahendra Kapoor, Lyrics-Bharat Vyas, MD-Pt Shivram

Lyrics

aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa
naag devtaa aa
traahimaam
paahimaam

hey vishnu ko shaiyya pe sulaanewaale
hey shankar ke gale ko sajaanewaale
naag devtaa
traahimaam
paahimaam
naag devtaa
traahimaam
paahimaam

komal komal ang tihaaraa
aa aa aa aa aa aa
ha aa aa aa aa aa
komal komal ang tihaaraa
shyam rang tora laage pyaara
jhilmil jhilmil chaal tihaari
aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa
jhilmil jhilmil chaal tihaari
jaise jamuna jal ki dhaaraa
aa aa aa aa
hey jhoomte
hazaar phanonwaale
hey sheesh pe dharti ko uthhaanewaale
naag devtaa
traahimaam
paahimaam

soye baalak
roye maata
aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa
soye baalak
roye maata
ye kaisa anyaay vidhaataa
ye baalak hai
tum paalak ho
aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa
ye baalak hai
tum paalak ho
praan daan do jeevan daata
aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa
hey vish amrit ko pachaanewaale
hey bhakton ki laaj bachaanewaale
naag devtaa
traahimaam
paahimaam
naag devtaa
aa aa aa aa aa aa
naag devtaa
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
naag devtaa aa
sar sar apni mast chaal pe aao
dam dam dam damru ki taal pe aao
dam dam dam damru ki taal pe aao
baje been tum phan nikaal ke aao
o o o
aa ke is baalak ke praan bachaao
aao ise jagaao
is ke praan bachaao
naag devtaa
traahimaam
naag devtaa
paahimaam
traahimaam
paahimaam


This article is written by Mahesh Mamadapur, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in 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 :

4788 Post No. : 16545

Mukesh and his Composers – 22
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We pay tributes to legendary singer Mukesh on his Remembrance Day today (22 July 1923 – 27 August 1976). His voice, songs, and the rich legacy left behind continues to be remembered and cherished by fans across the globe.

February 12, 1982, Music Director’s Association had organized a programme at Mumbai’s Shanmukhananda Auditorium to celebrate 50 years of sound in Indian Cinema. Off course, the mega event is now also fondly remembered for Noor Jahan’s only travel from across the border after partition and her active participation in it.

In the programme, anchor Shabana Azmi, while introducing the life and singing career of Mukesh says that for having such pathos and honestly in the voice, it is necessary that apart from being a good singer, the person himself has to be a noble soul. I liked her description of Mukesh immensely and hence including it in his special post for the day. This nobility of Mukesh and his good deeds for society and his co-workers, has been mentioned in quite a few of my previous posts.
For adherent Mukesh fans, it very easy to pick a sample of their most favorite songs for the simple reason that there exists no sample and his entire body of thousand odd songs can be counted as best loved.

Continuing the series on Mukesh and his composers, I take up his association with composer Dattaram.
We all know that Dattaram was one of the main pillars on which the empire of Shanker Jaikishen stood and flourished. He worked for SJ camp almost all of his career but also had several opportunities to compose on his own name in many of the films. It is now an established fact that he could not come out of the shadows of SJ completely in spite of being immensely talented and hard working.

The curious cases of Dattaram and another favourite of mine Ghulam Mohammed intrigues me to no end. They had everything in them to create name and fame for themselves, but it appears they were too reluctant to venture out on their own to a far extent.

There are many videos, interviews, articles and blogs available on the web for the works of Datttaram and I am skipping referring the same.
Below is the table of collaboration of works of Mukesh with the composer.

An interesting fact on initial glance reveals that two prominent names of SJ camp are missing. Lyricist Shailendra and singer Lata. Off course, both have worked for Dattaram but when we filter Mukesh songs, we find them missing.

Again, what should I write about the songs enlisted below. Its signature Mukesh all the way starting with the immortal “aansoo bhari hain”. This song will forever remain an indisputable proof of the wonders the voice could create in lower tones of pathos songs with or without instruments. It was 1958 and Mukesh had just come out the clutches of his failed experiments and he grasped the year with all his might and went on to become Mighty Mukesh.

A cursory glance through the second column in the table below brings to the mind several memories of humming these songs. And, for obvious reasons, I again skip describing each of the songs.

Needless to say, I have again relied on the highly reliable Mukesh Geetkosh by Shri Harish Raghuvanshi ji and thank him for the same.

S.No Name of the song Movie (Year of release) Co-singer if any Lyricist
1 Aansoo bhari hain Parwarish (1958) Hasrat Jaipuri
2 Dil ne usey maan liya (Happy and Sad version) Santaan (1959) Hasrat Jaipuri
3 Dil dhoondhtaa hai Kaala Aadmi (1960) Hasrat Jaipuri
4 Ae dil dekhe hain humne Shreemaan Satyawaadi (1960) Hasrat Jaipuri
5 Ik baat kahoon wallaah Shreemaan Satyawaadi (1960) Mahendra Kapoor, Suman Kalyanpur Gulzar
6 Haal e dil hamaara Shreemaan Satyawaadi (1960) Hasrat Jaipuri
7 Rut albeli mast samaan Shreemaan Satyawaadi (1960) Gulzar
8 Maano ya na maano First Love (1961) Suman Kalyanpur Gulshan Baawra
9 Mere pyaar mein ya wafa First Love (1961) Gulshan Baawra
10 Mujhe mil gayi hai First Love (1961) Gulshan Baawra
11 Kabhi kisi ki khushiyaan Zindagi aur Khwaab (1961) Kavi Pradeep
12 Ae meri jaane wafaa Neeli Aankhen (1962) Gulshan Baawra
13 More Mann Mitwa Suna Morey Man Mitwaa (1965) Suman Kalyanpur Harishchandra Priyadarshi
14 Dekhi teri duniyaa arre Farishta (1968) Asad Bhopali

The duo worked together for 14 songs of which 13 are already represented on the blog and is yet another proof regarding their popularity. One duet with Suman Kalyanpur remains to be covered and is the song under consideration for the post. This duet is from a 1965 movie, Morey Man Mitwa, a Magadhi language film. The producer and director of the film are R. D. Bansal and Girish Ranjan respectively.

A chirpy and hummable love song, I am sure readers will like it on first listening.


Song-Morey man mitwa (Morey man mitwa)(Magadhi)(1965) Singers-Suman Kalyanpur, Mukesh, Lyrics-Harishchandra Priyadarshi, MD-Dattaram

Lyrics

morey man mitwa
suna de o geetwa
suna de o geetwa
balam ho
balam ho
geetwa jagaawe more man maa
balam ho
geetwa jagaawe more man maa

sun goriya kaise sunaiha o geetwaa
sun gori kaise sunaiha o geetwaa
sajaniya hey
sajaniya hey
geetwa jagawai tor man maa
sajaniya hey
geetwa jagawai tor man maa

man ma ??
milan ma ke galema
milan ma ke galma
nainwa ke korwa sajaawaa na sapan maa
sajaawaa na sapan maa

man ma ??
milan ma ke galma
milan ma ke galma
lalki ?? kiraniya aitai
hamre anganma
hamre singaar toohi
hamre sajanma
hamre sajanma
balam ho
balam ho
chhun chhun boley kanganwa
balam ho
chhun chhun boley kanganwa

ban ke baawariya
rachaawa na laganma
rachaawa na laganma

torey bin chain naahin
paawe more man maa
na paawe more manwaa
ban ke baawariya
rachaawa na laganma
rachaawa na laganma
dilwa se door karde
man ke bharam ma
na ham singaar tohre
na hi sajanma
ho na hi sajanma
sajaniya hey
sajaniya hey
jud le judaito na paranma
sajaniya hey
jud le judaito na paranma

more man mitwa
suna de o geetwaa
suna de o geetwaa
balam ho
balam ho
geetwa jagaawe more man maa
balam ho
geetwa jagaawe more man maa


This article is written by Peevesie’s mom, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in 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 :

4779 Post No. : 16532

Hullo Atuldom

“Biwi Aur Makaan” (1966) had songs written by Gulzar, which were tuned by Hemant Kumar. It had 10 or 11 songs that were in the voices of Asha Bhonsle, Lata Mangeshkar, Usha Mangeshkar, Talat Mehmood, Manna Dey, Mukesh, Hemant Kumar, Mohd. Rafi etc. The movie was directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee and produced by Hemant Kumar. Dialogues (the crux of any comedy movie) were by Rajinder Singh Bedi. Mehmood and Biswajeet headed a cast which also had Kalpana, Shabnam, Padma Khanna, Keshto Mukherjee, Bipin Gupta, Ashish Kumar etc.

The movie was the remake of a Bengali film “Joy Maa Kali Boarding” and an inspiration for the Marathi hit of the ’80s ‘Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi”. In Telugu it was made as “Chitram Bhalare Vichitram”. It has been made in Kannada, Tamil and the story was so inspiring that it had remakes in Bengali in 2017, Punjabi 2014 and Hindi 2009.

The story was of four bachelors who migrate from their villages to the big city. While attempting to access accomodation, they are repeatedly told that rooms will only be rented to married couples, not to bachelors. Frustrated at this, two of them disguise themselves as women, and pose as wives for the other two males. They are able to secure accommodation with the Mishra family. Complications arise when the two “women” fall in love with Mishra’s two lovely daughters – with results that can only be described as hilarious. Keshto Mukherjee’s act ad facial expression as ‘Badi Bahu’ and Biswajeet as the beautiful ‘Choti Bahu’ should be seen at least once. Of course, it was Mehmood’s timing that was the highlight of the film.

The following three songs from the movie are already on the blog:

Song Date of post Post by
Dabe labon se kabhi jo koyi 23 June 2009 (by Atulji)
Jaane kahaan dekha hai 2 June 2014 (by Sudhirji)
Mujhe mohabbat ho gayi hai 22 December 2016 (by Maheshji)

I had commented to the song “dabe labon se kabhi jo koyi” in 2017 after seeing the Marathi version of this movie about how Ashok Saraf matched Mehmood (imho) and Sachin looked as pretty as Biswajeet in the guise of a lady.

We are having this song today to wish the poet-lyricist-author-director- producer- screenwriter Sampooran Singh Kalra a.k.a Gulzar on turning a year older. He was born in 1934 in Dina of Jhelum district which is in present day Pakistan. He is married to actress Rakhee and has a daughter Meghana who is also a director of movies like ‘Filhaal’, ‘Raazi’, Chhapaak’ and such other non-run-of-the-mill movies.

Gulzar (who initially worked under the name Gulzar Deenvi) started his music career with SD Burman in the 1963 classic ‘Bandini’ and worked with many music directors like Salil Chowdhury, Vishal Bhardwaj, A.R. Rehman etc. Can one forget the songs that his pairing with RD Burman gave lovers of Bollywood music. He is a winner of the Padma Bhushan, Sahitya Academy award and Dadasaheb Phalke award. He is a 5 time National award, one Academy award (Oscars) and Grammy too in addition to innumerable Filmfare awards.

It would be a ‘chota munh aur badi baat’ (holding a candle to the sun) kind of situation if I attempt writing anything on such an accomplished personality. So, let us get to today’s song and Just wish our favourite writer/ lyricist/ producer/ director/ screenwriter/ poet a healthy and peaceful time ahead.

Audio

Video

Song-Aise daanton mein ungli dabaao nahin (Biwi Aur Makaan)(1966) Singers-Usha Mangeshkar, Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Gulzar, MD-Hemant Kumar

Lyrics(Based on Audio link)

aise daanton mein ungli dabaao nahin
raat jaagi ho hamse chhupaao nahin
aise daanton mein ungli dabaao nahin
raat jaagi ho hamse chhupaao nahin

koi sapnon mein aata raha raat bhar
koi sapnon mein aata raha raat bhar
na main soyi na jaagi sataao nahin
aise daanton mein ungli dabaao nahin
raat jaagi ho hamse chhupaao nahin

kaun thha
kaisa thha
bataao naa
koi anjaan si ek pehchaan thhi
meri aankhon pe jhuk kar bulaati rahi
koi anjaan si ek pehchhan thi
meri aankhon pe jhuk kar bulaati rahi
na main boli
na main jaagi
sirf saanson ki awaaz aati rahi
ek aaghosh mein kaid thhi raat bhar
lo bata toh diya sataao nahin
tumko sapnon ki saugandh banaao nahin
raat jaagi ho hamse chhupaao nahin
tumko sapnon ki saugandh banaao nahin
raat jaagi ho hamse chhupaao nahin

jism jalta raha jaise khushboo jale
saans honthon pe aakar sulagte rahe
jism jalta raha jaise khushboo jale
saans honthon pe aakar sulagte rahe
na jali main
na bujhi main
mere honthon pe saawan baraste rahe
shokh malta raha sediyaan raat bhar
lo bata toh diya ab sataao nahin
jaao jaao hamein yoon banaao nahin
dil diya hai kisi ko chhupao nahin
aise daanton mein ungli dabaao nahin
dil diya hai kisi ko chhupaao nahin


This article is written by Avinash Scrapwala, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in 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 :

4761 Post No. : 16507

Today 31st July’2021 is the forty-second ‘Remembrance Day’ of Singer Mohd Rafi (born on 24.12.1924 and passed away on 31.07.1980).

On this occasion as a tribute to him I am presenting a song from the 1965 movie ‘Sant Tukaram’.

This was the oldest song, movie-wise, and oldest one that I had noted among the Rafi songs lying ready with me.

“Sant Tukaram-1965” was directed by Rakesh Nanda for ‘Ashok Films, Bombay’. It had Anita Guha, Shahu Modak, B.M. Vyas, Rohit Kumar, Madhu Apte, Badri Prasad, Kesari, Narmada Shankar, Vishwas Kunte, Tun Tun, Sadhna Khote, Helen, Rajpal and others.

Our respected Arun ji has given the story of this movie while discussing this song ‘Is jeewan mein jin jin se… ham to chale apne gaaon, sab ko mera raam raam’ as below.

About there centuries ago, Tukaram was born in Dehu Gaon. He was a sudra and had poor village folk take good from his shop and asked them to pay when they could afford. Mumbaji, the Pujari of the Ganesh Temple held permanent grudge against him. He instigated another grocer of the village to set fire to Tukaram’s shop. As if all these calamities were not enough one more was added to his lot in the form of famine. Tukarams old mother, his first wife and son died of starvation. Thukaram became detached from the world and spent his whole time in worship. He developed extraordinary powers. He even gave life to a dead child. But all this didn’t offer bread to his family. His surviving wife, Jeeja Bai implored him to seek some avocation. The landlord offered him the job as the watchman in his fields. Mumbaji drove cattle in the fields in order to destory the crop. By the grace of Lord Krishna, the yield was double, and the landlord gave Tukaram place for worship of the Lord.

Now Mumbaji asked Rambha a Nautch girl to spoil his reputation by enticing Tukaram with her fake love. Rambha failed. As a last resort he invited Rameshwar Bhatt the religious head to Dehu Gaon. Rameshwar Bhatt ordered Tukaram to stop writing abhang since he was born a shudra and ordered him to throw his `Gatha (Collection of Abhangs) in the Indrayani river. He did so but took a vow that he will fast unto death till his Gatha was restored to him by the Deity of the river. This miracle happened after two weeks ordeal. Shivaji Maharaj come to meet him. He offered money and gold to Tukaram, but he humbly declined to accept it. Shivaji that evening joined his keertan. Mumbaji informed the Moghuls to capture Shivaji. The Moghul Army found a thousand Shivaji’s and they returned flabbergasted. After this incident he peacefully wrote more abhangs. Mumbaji turned a leper and the village children pelted stones on him. Rameshwar Bhatt’s body felt burning sensation and even long submerging of the body in water could not heal him. At last, Tukaram received the message of the Lord to go to Heaven. The village folk thronged the streets for his Darshan. Even Mumbaji and Rameshwar Bhatt came to ask his forgiveness. They were cured of their maladies. The celestial Viman descended from the sky before the entire gathering of the village, and he went to heaven bodily.

This movie had eight songs. They ere written by Bharat Vyas (six songs) and Madhukar Rajasthani (two songs). Music for this movie was composed by Vedpal.

Here are the details of the songs in this movie.

SNo Song Title Singer/s Lyricist Posted On
01 Bhagwaan ne janm diya manav ko Manna Dey Bharat Vyas
02 Banaa sakte ho jab duniya … ab to bataa de avgun mere Mohd Rafi Madhukar Rajasthani 26.12.2015
03 Shri Krishna Govind Gopalam… Jaagaa naya sawera Mohd Rafi Madhukar Rajasthani Being discussed today
04 Nandlala Gopala, baal Gopala Manna Dey, chorus Bharat Vyas
05 Pehle beej akela, ankoor phoota garbh se chhoota Manna Dey Bharat Vyas 01.05.2013
06 Yah poonam ki chaandni… O bholey jogi sun meri paayliya Asha Bhonsle,Manna Dey Bharat Vyas
07 Deen dayaalu hain bade… Raam jisey taarey to usey kaun maarey Manna Dey, chorus Bharat Vyas
08 Is jeewan mein jin jin se… ham to chale apne gaaon, sab ko mera raam raam Manna Dey Bharat Vyas 10.11.2013

Today’s song is sung by Mohd Rafi and it is lip-synced on screen by Shahu Modak.

There is this incidence of Rameshwar Bhatt asking Sant Tukaram to immerse all his writings – Abhangs in the river Indrayani. In the movie the today’s song seems to be happening at this incidence where Sant Tukaram immersed his writings into the river and singing this song.

Let us now listen to today’s song sung by Mohd Rafi. Lyrics are by Madhukar Rajasthani, and music is composed by Vedpal.

Video

Audio

Song-Jaaga naya sawera andhiyaara dhal gaya (Sant Tukaram)(1965) Singer-Rafi, Madhukar Rajasthani, MD-Vedpal

Lyrics

Shri Krishna govind gopalam
Shri Krishna govind gopalam

Jaaga naya sawera
Andhiyaara dhal gaya
Jaaga naya sawera
Andhiyaara dhal gaya
Toote jagat ke bandhan
Jeewan badal gaya aa
Jaaga naya sawera
Andhiyaara dhal gaya

Apnon ki moh maaya
Jhoothi baraat hai
Such dukh ka ye kabeelaa
Bande ke saath hai
Isko samajh ke bachna
Apne hi haath hai
Vedon ka saar ismein
Chhoti si baat hai
Aankhon ne jab ye parkha
Sankat hi tal gaya aa aa
Jaaga naya sawera
Andhiyaara dhal gaya

Chhal aur kapat mein uljha
Phirta hai aadmi
Karta hai jag mein jaisa
Bharta hai aadmi
Sab kuchh samajh ke kuchh naa
Samjha hai aadmi
Jaaye naa saath kuchh bhi
Jaata hai aadmi
Socha ye jisne uska
Har pal sambhal gaya aa aa
Jaaga naya sawera
Andhiyaara dhal gaya

Jhoothhe hain saare bandhan
Saanson ke taar ke
Rakh de re jag ka bojha
Jag mein utaar ke
Shamshaan ki chitaayein kehtin pukaar ke
Aana yahaan padega
Maanav ko haar ke
Oonche gagan pe chadh ke
Suraj bhi dhal gaya aa aa
Jaaga naya sawera
Andhiyaara dhal gaya
Toote jagat ke bandhan
Jeewan badal gaya aa aa
Jaaga naya sawera
Andhiyaara dhal gaya


This article is written by Nahm, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in 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 :

4751 Post No. : 16489

Eid ul Azha mubarak ho, to all friends and readers.

It is generally believed that faith and logic are two different things.  What is faith?  Basic premise of faith would be the belief in God.  The conviction that there is a Supreme Power who holds the strings of all things in the universe.  After all the world is a stage and we all are actors.  Shakespeare said it, but it is nothing but the truth.  All of us are here for a set number of days, playing our designated roles, doing things we are destined to do, amassing good deeds and bad deeds.  As we complete the life circle and leave this mortal world, the soul does go somewhere, where else it will go but to the creator?  Logic has no option but to agree that the creator is in best position to answer the question, what is the purpose of creation?  If there was no creator, nothing makes sense in the whole existence. Science can give answers till a certain point and that is that. Logic starts where science gives up.   And sound logic points to God, the Creator, the Sustainer, the one who says “be” and it is.

I quote here some of the verses from the Glorious Quran.

“O Mankind, indeed we have created you male and female, and made you peoples and tribes that you may know one another. Indeed, the most noble of you, in the sight of Allah is the most righteous of you. Indeed, ALLAH is (all) knowing and (well) acquainted.” –  49:13

“And (O Muhommad) say: My Lord forgive and have mercy, for you are the best of all who show mercy.” –  23:118

“O mankind, there has come to you, a convincing proof (Prophet Muhammad) from your Lord and we send down to you a manifest light (this Quran).” – 4:174

“And whoever is guided is only guided for [the benefit of] himself.” – 27:92

“And for those who fear Allah, He will make their path easy.” – 65:4

“Allah never changes the condition of people until they change what is in themselves.” – 13:11

“And put thy trust in Allah. And enough is Allah as a Disposer of affairs.” – 33:3

“Take care of your souls.” – 5:105

“Do not ridicule others, perhaps they may be better than you.” – 49:11

“If you are thankful, I will increase my blessings upon you.” – 14:7

“So remember me, I will remember you.” – 2:152

“He knows what is in every heart.” – 67:13

“Verily, with every hardship comes ease.” –  94:5

“Allah does not burden a soul beyond that it can bear.” – 2:286

“Do not lose hope, nor be sad, for you will overcome them, if you are among the believers.” – 3:139

“We will test you in fear, hunger, loss of wealth life & fruit, but give glad tiding to the patient (steadfast).” – 2:155

“Call upon me, I will respond to you.” – 40:60

“Indeed, Allah is with those who abide him and those who are doers of good.” -16:128

“Allah will provide for him from a quarter from where he had no expectation. And whosoever puts all his trust in Allah, He will be enough for him. Allah is in command and he has set a measure for all things.” –  65:3

“And worship your Lord until there comes into you the certainty/inevitable (death)” – 15:99

“You prefer the life of this world. Although the hereafter is better & more lasting.” 87:16-17

“And we have certainly beautified the nearest heaven with stars.” – 67:5

“The Pharoah’s wife said (Pray) My lord, build for me near you a house in paradise.” –  66:11

These ‘Aayaat’ are part of different Surah (Chapters) in the Quran, revealed at different times to the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) (570-632 CE), during his Prophethood years (610-632 CE).  Mohammed (PBUH) was unlettered with no formal education, and had rarely traveled outside of Makkah, before his migration (Hijraah) to Madinah.   All ‘Aayaat’ of the Holy Quran were revealed to him, via the Angel Jibraeel (AS) at different times and in context of different situations. They were delivered as signs and guidance. These ‘Aayaat’ were then related by the Prophet (PBUH) to his companions (Sahaba), who recorded them in writing.  All of these ‘Aayaat’ were recorded in the Prophet’s life time. It was collated/arranged in a meticulous way, in the form of different Surah’s of the Quran during the reign of Hazrat Abu-Bakr (RA) (573-634 CE), the first Khalifa, in the present compilation. Hazrat Umar (RA) had a great contribution in this process.  There is great detail available about how the procedure was done, with verification of at least 2 witnesses that the Aayat is indeed written down in the presence of the Prophet.  Different Surah’s are also classified as ‘Makkih’ and ‘Madnih’, those revealed before migration to Madinah and after.

How simple and easy, is the faith and the true path, can be discerned in these quotes. How wise is the counsel, for all situations? It answers some of the basic questions bothering the mankind, with intellectuals, philosophers, thinkers having scratched their heads for all these millennia.  I have tried to collate them in an order, so it is in the order of creation, faith, trust, thankfulness, the true way of living, easy way of functioning as a creation, hope, the hereafter, the quest for heaven, how it is near and then the last one speaks of the wife of one (Pharoah-who denied the existence of Allah and declared himself as God) can ask (pray) for the highest level in Jannah (Paradise). It means, its available for everyone, one only has to seek it and ask for it, whatever and whoever you are.  This may not be the best way of saying it, and if I have erred, may Allah (SWT) forgive me.

A brief definition of Jannah with a prayer:

Jannah, where there will be no sickness, no pain, no difficulty, no separation, no loss.

Jannah, its beauty such that no mind could even ever comprehend.

Jannah, where those you love are waiting for you.

Jannah, where your Allah is waiting for you.

Jannah, which is never ever going to end.

Remind yourself that this is the decree of Allah and in his decisions is hidden kindness. Remind yourself that it is not just going to be okay, but it is going to be worth it.

Dear heart, please just remind yourself that your Allah is with you. Please don’t ever forget that.

Your Allah is with you. Your Allah will never leave you.

He knows of your condition. He is aware of your struggle.

And not a single moment of this going by unrewarded.

Allah knows that you are scared, and it is okay to be scared.

Keep trusting your Allah. Don’t lose hope in His mercy.  He is right here with you.

Feel it and treasure it.

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On a different note, this is what Allama Iqbal has to say:

Sajdon ke ee’waz firdaus mile ye baat mujhe manzoor nahi
Be-laus i’baadat karta hoon banda hoon tera mazdoor nahi

 Ee’waz or I’waz means in return of, and ‘Firdaus’ is Jannat/heaven/paradise in persian.

What Iqbal means is :

I am not doing salutations / ibaadat (supplication) and itaa’at (obedience / submission to the will of Almighty), so that you grant me heaven in return. My prayers are pure, as I am your slave and not a paid servant.

This is, but the highest point of devotion, that the pious seek.

One of those pious, righteous, seekers of the divine favour, was Umar Farooq (RA) (584-644 CE). Umar bin Khattab was the second Khalifa of the Khulfa-e-Rashideen. The status of Umar Farooq, as a Sahaba, companions of the Prophet (PBUH), as among the beloved and respected Khalifa, can be ascertained from the fact of his being one of the “Ashra Mubashra”.  “Ashra Mubashra” are the 10 exalted ones among the Sahaba, who were given the ‘Good News’ or ‘Glad Tidings’.  What would be the ‘Good News’ who have the clear idea of the purpose of creation, life and death?  It is the achievement of securing a place in ‘Jannah’.  So, by divine declaration, those 10 were given the Good News, that a place is secured in Jannah for them. The magnificent ten include all four Khulfa-e-Rashideen.  Umar Farooq (RA)’s significance as a Khalifa and his role in the spread of Islamic empire much beyond the Arabian Peninsula is indisputable and incomparable.  One more significant and important contribution of Umar Farooq (RA), is the introduction of Islamic calendar i.e. the Hijri calendar.  There is a great deal to learn from his story, for he was one of the major detractors of the Prophet for a long time.  But once he accepted that Mohammed is indeed the Messenger of Allah, and came into the fold of Islam, blessed by the Allah (SWT) and rose to great heights that he did.

 I have read up a lot in recent days, so that I could give some accurate and concise information in this post.  But if I go on, this post will never finish.

So, I will move to the song, which is a non-film song sung by Mukesh. The song is composed by Iqbal and lyricist is Shadaab Minai.  Shadaab Minai is probably making a debut here with this song.  The song is talking in detail of an incident i.e. a qissa during the reign of Umar Farooq (RA), the second Khalifa.

Tally of music director, lyricist and singer in the blog so far as follows:

 

Iqbal

23

Shaadaab

2

Mukesh

797

932

Unless the Shadaab in the stats page is the same as Shadaab Minai, otherwise this is the first song written by Shadaab Minai in the blog.

This is a rare song, which I think few people may have heard before.  I was not aware it until a few months ago, when it was shared by someone on WhatsApp.

 

Song – Hai Bahut Mashoor Ye Qissa Umar Farooq Ka (Mukesh – NFS) (1970), Singer – Mukesh, Lyrics – Shadaab Minai, MD – Iqbal

Lyrics

hai bahot mash-hoor ye qissa
Umar Farooq ka
aaj bhi duniyaa mein hai
charcha Umar Farooq ka

jab khilaafat ka sharf
haasil hua Farooq ko
momino ki fikr rehti thhi sadaa Farooq ko
kaam aate thhe har ek
majboor ke Hazrat Umar
shauq se karte thhe khud
har ek ki khidmat Umar

phirte phirte ek din
pahunche Umar ek ghar ke paas
dekhte kya hain
wahan baithhi hai ek aurat udaas
degchi chulhe pe thhi aur
ro rahe thhe us ke laal
jab kiya Hazrat Umar ne ja ke
aurat se sawaal
ro rahe hain kis liye bachche
yeh kya hai maajra
bhook se rote hain ye bachche
ye aurat ne kaha
bole Hazrat degchi mein
pak raha hai kya kaho
kis liye ghamgheen ho
jo kuchh bhi hai dukhda kaho

boli wo aurat ke paani se bhari hai degchi
kyun ke main bachchon ko behlaati hoon
is soorat se hi
uff taraste hain ye bachhche daane daane ke liye
kuchh nahi hai mere paas in ko khilaane ke liye
teesre din ka hai faqaa
mere bachchon par huzoor
mera koyi bhi yahaan wali nahin
nazdeek-o-dur
roye uss ko dekh kar iss haal mein
Hazrat Umar
aa gaye fauran hi bait-ul-maal mein Hazrat Umar
aata kapda ghee chhuaare aur raqam le kar Umar
ghamzada aurat ke ghar ki simt daude jaldtar
peetth par dekha Umar ke bojh to bola ghulaam
bojh uttha kar mujh ko chalne deejiye aye nek naam
ye Umar bole agar ye bojh main de doon tujhe ea
hashr ke din kya sazaa dega na jaane rab mujhe
de diya dukhiya ko sab saamaan la kar aap ne
aur khilaaya sab ko khaana pakaa kar aap ne

khaa liya bachchon ne aurat ne khaana jis ghadi
ho gaye Hazrat Umar khush dekh kar un ki khushi
aap ko de kar duaaen phir ye aurat ne kaha
kaash mil jaata koyi ham ko khalifa aap sa
ham gariboon ki Umar koyi khabar rakhte nahin
a’iysh mein hain mast dukhiyon par nazar rakhte nahin
le ke dukhiya ki baaton ka asar Hazrat Umar
khaamoshi se laut aaye apne ghar Hazrat Umar

subah us aurat ko Faarooq ne bulwa liya
aur wazifa us ka bait-ul-maal se jaari kiyaa
ho ke sharminda phir Umar ne aurat se kaha
dukh bahot pahunchaa hai tum ko
meri ghaflat se sada
tum mujhe kar do mu’aaf
itni hai meri iltejaa aa
tum jo mujh ko bakhsh do
bakhsh de mujh ko khudaa aa

saari duniyaa mein hai charcha
har kahin Farooq ka
koyi bhi insaaf mein
saani nahi Farooq ka
koyi bhi insaaf mein
saani nahi Farooq ka


This article is written by nahm, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in 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 :

4740 Post No. : 16467

Dilip Kumar – The Legend (1922-2021)
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Since last two days I have been watching the various videos on whatsapp and on the net and also read some articles on the net. I have tried to see and absorb as much of the information I could about the events after, when the thespian is no more. After all is said and done, I have tried various tacks on how to approach this tribute to the method actor, who some call the “Marlon Brando” of India, without the ferociousness. But I find a ferocious, peasant turned dacoit in ‘Ganga Jamuna’ and a fractioned rebel prince Salim who is equally ferocious in protecting his Anarkali. The work on the silver screen was a very important part of the personality, but by no means it was the whole personality.

The best of Dilip Kumar, the actor and star was over, well before I grew up. But the admiration for his qualities as a screen performer and as a person conscious of his social responsibilities, was an inculcation process in my conscious mind. It has not happened overnight. These are small snippets of information, fed to my mind and stored away. Many incidents and events heard and read about long ago are surfacing in the memory. The trigger is the passing away of Dilip Kumar on 07/07/2021.

I was preparing the posts thinking of some old songs which have not been posted in the blog yet, preferably a song sung by Rafi sahab, writing a para here about this, and there about that, in yahoo mail, in gmail, on my office desktop and my laptop. This is not the way I prefer to do a post, but it was happening like this in this instance, as I was not able to assimilate the thoughts and lacked the drive to concentrate on the topic, maybe.

Then, I had divine help in the shape of a TV news show. I am pretty impressed with the contents of the particular show aired on 07/07/2021, with the byline – An era ends with Dilip Kumar’s death. It is very much close to my own feelings on this occasion, so I am reproducing some parts of the text of the show in hindi – trying to do verbatim translation is beyond me at the moment.

“Apni gair haazri mein iss se adhik haazir koyi kya ho sakta hai ke aap unhen alvidaa kehte waqt iss tarah se yaad kiye jaa rahe hain, jaise woh laut kar aaye hon. Yeh desh jo har waqt hindu-musalmaan ke beech nafrat ki deewar par chal raha hotaa hai, uss desh mein aisa ek hi shakhs thha jo Dilip Kumar bhi thha aur Yusuf Khan bhi. 1947 ke vibhajan rekha ko wo jis aasaani se paat diya karte thhe, bahot kam logon mein waisi quwwat hoti hai. Unn ka ek makaan phoolon ke shehar peshawar mein aaj tak hai. Unn ka ek makaan paison ke shehar Mumbai mein bhi hai. Aaj hindustan ne jitna khoya hai, utna pakistan ne bhi khoyaa hai.

Pichhle saal sitamber mein jab pakistan ke patrakaar Shiraz Hasan ne apne twitter handle par Dilip Kumar ke puraane makaan ki tasveer sajhaa ki, tab Dilip Kumar ne apne twitter handle se jawaab diya ke Peshawar mein sabhi se guzaarish hai ke mere pushtaini makaan ki tasveeren den. Phir to tasveeron aur videon ka taantaa hi lag gayaa. Peshawar ke ‘Qissa-Khwaani’ bazaar mein unn ka makaan hai. Dilip Kumar ne apni aatma katha mein likkha hai ki aaj bhi wahan ki khushbu, rang aur mausamon ki yaaden taazi hain. Kanpwa dene wali sardiyaan yaad hain. Unhen yaad hai Wahabbat Khan ki masjid huaa karti thhi. Iss bazaar ka naam qissa khwaani bazaar iss liye bhi padaa ke yehan vyapari apne qisse sunaate thhe aur doosron ka qissa sunte thhe. Kise pataa thha ke unn tamaan anaam qisson ke beech itna bada qissa niklegaa jis ka naam Yusuf Khan se badal kar Dilip Kumar kar diya jaayegaa. Do naamon ko ek saathh jeena aur khabron se bhari iss duniyaa mein tthag ki jagah behadd imaandar aur shaaleen shakhs ke roop mein dekhaa jaanaa, yeh bhi apne aap mein ek qissa hai, jis ka bazaar aaj unn ke jaane ke baad sajaa hai.

Apni aatma khathha mein unhon ne likkha hai ke bazaar mein aag lagi thhi jis waqt unn ki paidaaish hui thhi.
“Dilip Kumar – The substance and the shadow” aap ko unn tamaam chaukhaton tak le jaati hai, ye dikhaane ke liye ke ek kalaakar apne wajood se alag ho kar ek bada kalaakar nahi bantaa hai.
Waise unn ki aatma katthaa ke shuruaat se le kar akhir ke panno par, ghar ki dadi, ammi, phuphi aur didi ke qisse bhare pade hain. Maaon aur behnon ke beech ek kumar bada ho raha thha, pata chalta hai ke khaandaani aadmi thhe.
Saira Bano se unn ki shadi 1966 mein hui. Woh apne aap mein uss waqt ki mash-hoor aur maqbool kalaakar thhin. Unn ki aakhri saans tak unn ke saath saaye ki tarah khadi rahin. Ham aur aap ek tarah se Dilip Kumar ko celebrate kar rahe hain. Unn ke hone aur na-hone ko unn ke abhinay ki katranon ko nikaal kar tukde tukde mein jiye jaa rahe hain.
Lekin Saira Bano ke liye Dilip Kumar ek video clip bhar nahin thhe. Unn ke dukh ki dahleez tak koyi nahi pahunch saktaa.
Ham ne baat peshawar ke makaan se shuru ki thhi. Bambai ke Anjuman Islam school mein padhne lagte hain Dilip Kumar. Vibhajan se pehle aa gaye thhe. Lekin school ki chhuttiyon mein unn ka Peshawar aana jaana raha, angrezi ki kavitaayen sunaane aur unn ki daad lene ke liye.

1930 ke dashak ke baare mein Dilip Kumar ne likkha hai ke yehaan tab hindu chai, muslim chai, hindu paani, muslim paani milaa karta thha.

Dilip Kumar apne bachpan ko kandhe par rakh kar chalte thhe. Ek qissa hai ke jab akhbaaron mein chhapa ke bombay mein tram band hone waali hai, to unhen dard huaa 31/03/1964 ko hazaaron logon ne dadar aur parel ke beech chali uss aakhri tram ko bidaai di. Dilip Kumar likhte hain ke agar wo Dilip Kumar naam ka star na hote aur Yusuf Khan hi rehte to uss akhri tram mein zarur safar karte. Hazaaron logon ne antim tram ko vidaayi di thhi. Unn ki yaadon mein jitna peshawar thha utnaa hi bombay thaa. Koyi abhinetaa apne shehar ko unn daftaron se yaad karta hai, koyi Dilip kumar hai jo apne uss ki mohallon bason aur pedon se yaad karta hai. Yahin par unn ka makaan hain, yahin unn ko Juhu qabrastaan mein suprud-e-khaak kiya gayaa. Badi sankhya mein aam log iss shaandaar abhineta ko vidaayi dene aaye. Unhen maaloon hai yehan Dilip sahab dafan ho rahe hain. Unn ka ek makaan, jism ka har ek qatra hindustaan mein hai, lekin ek makaan peshawar mein bhi hai jis ke baahar unn ki yaad mein ek poster lagaaya gaya hai.

Ye bheed tab hai jab zamaane se unn ki koyi film nahi aayi hai, dashkon se nahi aayi. 1952 mein unn ki film “Aan’ release huyi, super hit huyi jo uss waqt ki sab se adhik kamaayi karne waali film bani. 1947 mein wo vibhajan rekha kheenchi gayi jis ke baad log udhar se idhar, aur idhar se udhar hogaye. Dilip kumar par pakistan ki oar se jaasoosi karne ke aarop lage, Deepa Mehta ki film ‘Fire’ ka samrthan karne par bhi bahot aalochna hui. In sab ke baad bhi unhen na koyi udhar dhakel paaya na idhar dhakel paaya.

Is interview mein aap inhen bolte suniye. Saamne koyi script nahi hai lekin aap parde ke Dilip Kumar aur asli jeewan ke Dilip Kumar mein farq nahi kar sakte. Patrkar Sunil Sethi ne NDTV ke liye Dilip Kumar ka interview kiya thha. Puraana interview hai. Angrezi mein iss interview ko aap bhasha, aur usse baratne ke lehje ke liye bhi suniye. Unhenn bolte huey sunne se bhi lagta hai ham ne jin i’laaqon ko, rawaayaton aur lafzon ko baant diya hai. Dilip Kumar jab bolte thhe to woh saara kuchh ek aisi zameen se aaya lagtaa thha, jis ka batwaara kabhi huaa hi nahi. Unn ka bolna uss i’laaqe ka ek mukammal chehra thha, jise aap bharatiya up-mahadweep kehte hain.

“nishaan-e-imtiyaaz’ ko le kar huey vivaad ke waqt, unhon ne ye kahaa thha ke 65 saal hindustaan mein rehne ke baad mujhe apni wafadaari saabit karni pad rahi hai.

Unn ka ghar iss waqt ghamon se bhara huaa hai. Unn ki adaakari ham sab ke hisse mein maujood hai. Dilip Kumar ne cinema mein abhinay ko adhyay mein badal diya, iss liye unhen method actor kahan jaata hai. Mughal-e-azam jaisi film mein Salim ke kirdaar ko baadshahat dene waale Dilip Kumar kam samay mein dekhna ya unn ke baare mein samjhana bahot mushkil kaam hai.”

The show goes on to talk about Dilip Kumar’s philanthropic acts. I had meant to write a bit on this facet of his personality, as I found that the Wikipedia page on him is not mentioning this part of his life. The show than goes in detail about how his biography was written and published, and what were his specifications about writing about his personal life and relations with other female stars with whom he was linked romantically.

I would like to read the book and see what he writes about his equation with Madhu Bala and what went wrong with his second marriage to Asma Rehman.

I have read the letter hand written by Dilip Kumar in urdu, to the editor of ‘Shama’ which is part of a book. The beauty of the handwriting and the dignity in the sentences, conveying his outrage, subtle yet firm, that he will not tolerate any such inferences towards his personal matters, is to be read to be believed. I have not read that much of Urdu over the years, as I could have, but the conviction about the ‘shaaistagi’ of the language, written and spoken is never in doubt. The letter vindicates my convictions about urdu, and reassured me that Urdu is a deserving heritage ofvast populations across the world. I am still talking about Dilip Kumar’s cultured, educated, wise and dignified persona.

One dialogue from Mughal-e-azam :

“ye zakhm nahi phool hain Durjan. Aur phoolon ka murjhaana bahaar ki ruswaayi hai.
Suno,
ye qaatil hi nahi dildaar bhi hai,
yeh shaakh-e-gul bhi hai talwaar bhi hai”

Yes. In classic Urdu, sentences do begin with ‘aur’.

Going back to Dilip Kumar’s acts of charity and his commitment to social causes, I know it for a fact that he was a partner in many such deeds and was a patron and supporter of educational institutes, orphanages etc. Dr.Is-haq Jamkhanawala (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishaq_Jamkhanawala) from Belgaum was a close friend of Dilip Kumar. These two friends had been involved in many charity projects, which can be verified. In fact Dilip Kumar visited Belgaum in early 80’s accompanied by Saira Bano for inaugration of an educational institute. I have a photographe where Dr. Is-haq Jamkhanawala also can be seen alongwith another illuminous person, a doctor from Belgaum. (Photo attached).

Saahir Ludhianvi says in his inimitable way that:

duniyā ne tajrabāt o havādis kī shakl meñ
jo kuchh mujhe diyā hai vo lauTā rahā huuñ maiñ

His stature and standing in the film industry as well as the country ensured that he is a blessed and deserving of the honour of State funeral given to him. A real ‘badaa aadmi’ in the way he was blessed with the affections and respect in this world. And bigger the stature and the power bestowed in this world, the bigger is the test of the character. The toughness of the test is directly in proportion to the worldly blessings. By all accounts he seems to have fared well in this test, as far as we can see, rest all is with Allah(swt), who is the best of judges.

Lata Mangeshkar says this in her tribute:

“Yusuf bhai has gone leaving his younger sister behind. His death seems like the end of an era. I am unable to comprehend anything, I’m extremely sad, speechless, he gave me many memories and left. Yusuf bhai has been unwell for the last many years. He couldn’t recognise anyone, at such time, Saira bhabhi left everything and took care of him day and night. She had no other life. I bow down to such a woman and I pray for Yusuf bhai’s soul to rest in peace,”

What is a better celebration of this legendary actor, multi-lingual and multi-dimensional personality, than a song from the magnum opus “Ganga Jamna’ which he produced, wrote and said to have ghost directed? I am presenting two song snippets from this film.

Shakeel Badayuni-Rafi-Naushad is the team, whose association with Dilip Kumar is again a stuff of legends. Some enthusiasts can write a thesis on this topic. There is a female voice in the longer snippet, which sounds like Rajkumari Dubey, but I cant be sure. I am positive that it is not Lata Mangeshkar and sound different from Shamshad Begum.

My own favourite song from “Ganga Jamuna” is:

Nain lad jayi hain
to manwaa maa kasak hoibe kari
prem ka chhutiye patakha to dhamak
hoibe kari

The film and songs are definitely worth revisiting and so is the thespian, Gulfaam, the originial angry young man, and so much more.

Snippet I


Snippet II

Song-Bailan ki jodiyaa/ aaj bhaya re gori (Ganga Jamuna)(1961) Singer-Rafi, Lyrics-Shakeel Badayuni, MD-Naushad

Lyrics

snippet I
—————

Bailan ki jodiyaan
Jaane man ki sab batiyaan re ae
Oh ho ho ooo
Ooo oooo ooooo
Hrrr rrrrrr haa
Bailan ki jodiyaan
Jaane man ki sab batiyaan re ae
Dara ri da da daa ra raa
Lahaa lo laa Laha la lo laao

Snippet II

Di ra dee re ea ea
gori ee
Aaj bhaya re gori
Hamra gawanwaa
Ganga se jamna ka
hoyibe milanwaa
aa aa
neele gaganwaa ki chhaaon
oo ooo
chal chal ri goriyaa
pi ki nagariyaa aa
o chal chal ri goriyaa
pi ki nagariyaa aa
o nadiyaa kinaare moraa gaaon
ho oo nadiyaa kinaare moraa gaaon
o chal chal ri goriyaa
pi ki nagariyaa aa


This article is written by Avinash Scrapwala, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in 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 :

4739 Post No. : 16464

Today’s song is from the ‘1970’ movie ‘Darpan’.

I came across this song very recently on ‘Vividh Bharti’. I liked this song on the very first instance when I listened to it. And as usual thereafter I checked it on the blog. I was pleasantly surprised that it was not yet covered on the blog, because that gives me this opportunity to present this song on the blog. Though I am bit late in sending this to our editors.
I want it to send for 8th July in remembrance of actor Jagdeep (29th March’1939 – 08th’2020) who is performing with Soniya Sahni in this entertaining duet song.

Actor Jagdeep passed away last year in 2020 and yesterday 8th July’ 2021 was his first remembrance anniversary.

Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jaafrey better known to us as Jagdeep was born on 29th March’1939 in Datia of the then Central Provinces (of British India) and nowadays Madhya Pradesh.

He started his career as a child artist in the Hindi Film Industry and went to become an established comedian in the movies. He acted in more than four hundred movies.

As a child artist some of his well-known movies are ‘Afsaanaa’, ‘Dhobi Doctor’,’Do Bigha Zameen’, ‘Ab Dilli Door Nahin’, and ‘Ham Panchhi Ek Daal Ke’ etc.

Before he established himself as a ‘comedian’ he has played many good roles in his career as an adult artist in movies like ‘Bhabhi-1957’, ‘Punar Milan-1964’, ‘Noor Mahal-1964’, ‘Lootera Aur Jaadugar-1968’ etc. He played a comic role in the ‘1968’ movie ‘Brahmachari’ and went on to do mainly the comic roles thereafter.

And with his famous ‘Soorma Bhopali’ act in the 1975 movie ‘Sholay’ he became an household name and with ‘Sholay’ creating history in HFM, Jagdeep’s ‘Soorma Bhopali’ also become a part of that history.

His last appearance was in the ‘2017’ movie ‘Masti Nahin Sasti’. (As per information available on him in ‘Wikipedia’).

I think the today’s movie was one of those movies where he played a comedian. I am guessing because I have not watched this movie. I would request knowledgeable readers to throw more light on this movie and its songs.

‘Darpan-1970’ was directed by A. Subbarao for ‘Balan Movies Combines, Bombay’. It had Sunil Dutt, Waheeda Rehman, Rehman, Soniya Sahni, Jagdeep, Sulochana, Lalita Pawar, Achala Sachdev, Seema, Baby Guddi, Sandhya Rani, Shammi, Arun Rai, Sadhna Khote, Saleema, Ramesh Deo, Mukri, Sundar, Bawan Lal, Prem Kumar, Ramchandra Rao and others.

This movie had seven songs in it, all written by Anand Bakshi. Music for this movie was composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal.

Here is the list of songs appearing in this movie (as per HFGK Vol-IV 1961-1970)

S.No. Song Title Singer/s Posted On
01 Jise tu thhukraaye Lata Mangeshkar, chorus
02 Tere pyaar ka kya jawaab doon Lata Mangeshkar 25.11.2012
03 Chali meri dulhan ki doli Mohd Rafi 22.11.2012
04 Ek gagan ka raaja Lata Mangeshkar 04.12.2013
05 Jal gayee, jal gayee, jal gayee, duniya jal gayee Asha Bhonsle, Kishore Kumar Being covered today in this article
06 Darpan jhoothh na boley Manna Dey 24.10.2014
07 Bujhaa do deepak andheraa kar do Kishore Kumar

So far, four songs from this movie ‘Darpan-1970’ have been posted on the blog.

Today’s song is the fifth song from this movie to be posted on the blog. Today’s song is sung by Asha Bhonsle and Kishore Kumar. As mentioned above Soniya Sahni and Jagdeep are performing on this ‘rickshaw song’ and lip-syncing in the voices of Asha Bhonsle and Kishore Kumar, respectively.

Let us now enjoy this sweet, lovely song …

Video

Audio

Song-Jal gayee jal gayee jal gayee (Darpan)(1970) Singers-Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal
Both

Lyrics

arey
jal gayee
jal gayee
jal gayee
duniya jal gayee
ye he jalne de
duniya jalti hai jalne de
ye prem ka rickshaw chalne de
duniya jalti hai jalne de
ye prem ka rickshaw chalne de
arey
jal gayee
jal gayee
jal gayee
duniya jal gayee

ye he jalne de
duniya jalti hai jalne de
ye prem ka rickshaw chalne de
he duniya jalti hai jalne de
ye prem ka rickshaw chalne de

o yaa yaa yaa yaa
jab ye nain ishaaraa karte hain
o yaa yaa yaa yaa
jab ye nain ishaaraa karte hain
o yaa yaa yaa yaa
chhup ke log nazaaraa karte hain

mazaa bhi lete hain
arey waah
khafaa bhi hoten hain
logon ki jaan nikalne de
ye prem ka rickshaw chalne de
he logon ki jaan nikalne de

ye prem ka rickshaw chalne de ae

jal gayee
jal gayee
jal gayee
duniya jal gayee

he jalne de
duniya jalti hai jalne de
ye prem ka rickshaw chalne de
duniya jalti hai jalne de
ye prem ka rickshaw chalne de ae

o o yaa yaa yaa yaa
pyaare preet mein
duniya chhodi hai
o yaa yaa yaa yaa
pyaare preet mein
duniya chhodi hai

o yaa yaa yaa yaa
pyaari khoob hamaari jodi hai
dukhon ki raaton ko o
oye nahin (?)
ghamon ki baaton ko
khushiyon mein aaj badalne de

ye prem ka rickshaw chalne de
khushiyon mein aaj badalne de
ye prem ka rickshaw chalne de
jal gayee

jal gayee
jal gayee
duniya jal gayee
ye he jalne de
duniya jalti hai jalne de
ye prem ka rickshaw chalne de
duniya jalti hai jalne de
ye prem ka rickshaw chalne de

o yaa yaa yaa yaa
jeewan ke ye khel tamaashe hain
o yaa yaa yaa yaa
jeewan ke ye khel tamaashe hain
o yaa yaa yaa yaa
ham donon janam ke pyaase hain

gulaabi aankhon se
o o o o
sharaabi ho ho hoke
girne de aur sambhalne de
ye prem ka rickshaw chalne de
he girne de aur sambhalne de

ye prem ka rickshaw chalne de
jal gayee
arey jal gayee
arey
jal gayee
jal gayee
jal gayee
duniya jal gayee
jalne de

duniya jalti hai jalne de
ye prem ka rickshaw chalne de
he duniya jalti hai jalne de
ye prem ka rickshaw chalne de


This article is written by Peevesie’s mom, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in 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 :

4730 Post No. : 16450

Hullo Atuldom

“Ek Shrimaan Ek Shrimati” (1969) was produced by Surinder Kapoor and directed by Bhappie Sonie with songs written by Rajinder Krishan and composed by Kalyanji Anandji. It had a cast of Babita, Shashi Kapoor, Om Prakash, Rajendranath, Prem Chopra, Kamini Kaushal, Helen Hari Shivdasani etc.

The story was a straight forward one of a rich girl (Babita) falling in love with Prem Chopra who is after her wealth (as usual). Pritam (Shashi Kapoor) falls in love with this girl and tries to woo her away from her chosen person and has the approval of her rich uncle (Om Prakash) and is eventually successful. Then there is a minor twist regarding the birth mother foster mother etc. That is the synopsis. The movie had 7 songs of which the blog has 6 as under:-

Song Date of posting
Chaandni raat mein yoon dil ko jalaake to na jaa 8 July 2009
Pyaar to ik din honaa thhaa 1 May 2010
Kuchh kahen to khafa chup rahen to khafa 17 Aug 2010
Aaye baithhe khaaye piye khiske 21 August 2010
Hey hey hello hello 5 September 2013
Jeewan pathh par pyaar ne chhedi madhur madhur sargam (full of statistics and marked a milestone) 30 November 2020

We are visiting the movie again today to mark the 93rd birth anniversary of Kalyanji Virji Shah. There is enough material on the blog giving life history of the music legend so let us get directly on to the song.
Audio

Video

Song-Raaja tohe nainon se madira pilaaye doon (Ek Shrimaan Ek Shrimati)(1970) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Rajinder Krishan, MD-Kalyanji Anandji
Chorus

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

ho o ho o ho o ho o ho o ho o
ho o ho o ho o ho o ho ho o

hey ae ae

hoye

raaja tohe
raaja tohe nainon se madira pilaaye doon
raaja tohe nainon se madira pilaaye doon
tu preet ka khiladi
magar hai anaadi
aaja daanv main sikhaay doon oon oon hoye
raaja tohe nainon se madira pilaaye doon
raaja tohe nainon se madira pilaaye doon

aaaa
hoye hoye
oooo
hoye hoye hoye
aaaaa
hoye hoye hoye
oooo
hoye hoye

oooo o o aa aa aa aa
oooo o o aa aa aa

chandaniya ki chhainyya mein
galbahiyaan daar ke
handaniya ki chhainyya mein
galbahiyaan daar ke
main rang dhang sainyyan
dikha doon tohe pyaar ke
main rang dhang sainyyan
dikha doon tohe pyaar ke
pyaar ke pyaar ke haaan
raaja tohe
raaja tohe nainon se madira pilaaye doon
raaja tohe nainon se madira pilaaye doon

ye jangal mein mangal
manaane ki raatein
ye jangal mein mangal
manaane ki raatein
najar se najariya milaane ki raatein
najar se najariya milaane ki raatein
ki raatein
ki raatein
ho
raaja tohe
raaja tohe nainon se madira pilaaye doon
raaja tohe nainon se madira pilaaye doon

aaaa
ho ho
oooo
ho ho
aaaaa
hoye hoye hoye
oooo
hoye hoye

o o o o o o aa aa aa
o o o o o o aa aa aa

o preet mori tora jiyarva na jaane
o preet mori tora jiyarva na jaane
agan more man ki piyarava na jaane
agan more man ki piyarava na jaane
na jaane na jaane ho

raaja tohe
raaja tohe nainon se madira pilaay doon
raaja tohe nainon se madira pilaay doon
tu preet ka khilaadi
magar hai anaadi
aaja daanv main sikha doon oon oon
haay
raaja tohe nainon se madira pilaay doon
raaja tohe nainon se madira pilaay doon

aaaa
hoye hoye
oooo
hoy hoy
o o o o
hoye hoye hoye
aaaaa
ho ho
oooo
hoy hoy hoy
aaaa
hoye hoye hoye


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 :

4720 Post No. : 16430

Welcome all to this post. We are discussing movies who made their debuts on the blog in its initial days and then they remain with ‘only one song posted’ on the blog for a long time or specifically more than ten years of gap.  Under this condition the today’s movie is ‘Sharaafat’ (1970)’.

This movie made its debut on the blog with its only known song (I think so) ‘Sharaafat Chhod Di Maine’ on 02.11.2008. So, today after a gap of 4614 days (including 20.06.2021) or twelve years, seven months, and nine days we are going to listen the second song from this movie.

‘Sharaafat’ was directed by Asit Sen for ‘Seven Arts Pictures, Bombay’. It had Ashok Kumar, Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Soniya Sahni, Jagdeep, Abhi Bhattacharya, Kanhaiyalal, Sapru, Shabnam, Zebunnisa, Roopesh Kumar, Indrani Mukherji, Sundar, Niranjan Sharma, Poornima, Paro Devi, Jankidas, Brahm Bharadwaj, Chandrima Bhaduri, Kundan, Kesho Rana, Mohan Choti, Birbal, Tun Tun, Raj Kishore, Ajay Kashmiri, Prakash Mishra, Machhar, Dilip Dutt, Ratan Gaurang, Wajid Khan, Ravikant, Shefali, Bilkis, Jagdish Bhalla and many others.

This movie had six songs which are all female solo songs, five sung by Lata Mangeshkar and one solo by Asha Bhonsle. Lyrics for all songs of this movie are written by Anand Bakshi and music is composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal. Following is the list of songs of this movie.

S.No. Song Title Singer
01 Mera rastaa rok rahe hain ye parbat anjaane … Lata Mangeshkar
02 Duniya ne sun li hai chhupke apni prem kahaani … Lata Mangeshkar
03 Pehle naa dekha jaise kisi ne, aise mujhe aaj dekha Lata Mangeshkar
04 Jeewandaata jagat pitaa tum Lata Mangeshkar
05 Sharaafat chhod di maine Lata Mangeshkar
06 Main manaaun bhalaa kis tarah aapko Asha Bhonsle

I do not remember to have watched this movie but I was always aware of its most popular song ‘Sharaafat Chhod Di Maine’. And for today’s post when I was looking for the other songs from this movie, I thought I will listen all and then decide. I listen to the today’s song and found it somewhat familiar, so I am presenting this song today.

The song is sung by Lata Mangeshkar and the gorgeous looking Hema Malini has lip synced it on screen. We can also see Dharmendra in his characteristic charming style of those years.

I hope you will also like this today’s song as I liked … it is something special 😊

Song – Mera Rasta Rok Rahe Hain Ye Parbat Anjaane (Sharafat) (1970) Singer – Lata Mangeshkar, Lyrics – Anand Bakshi, MD – Lakshmikant Pyaarelal

Lyrics

mera rasta rok rahe hain
ye parbat anjaane ae
main is paar khadi ye sochoon
kya us paar hai jaane

mera rasta rok rahe hain
ye parbat anjaane ae
main is paar khadi ye sochoon
kya us paar hai jaane

aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa

parde mein jaise koi baat hai
jaane ujaala hai ke raat hai ae
parde mein jaise koi baat hai
jaane ujaala hai ke raat hai
chanchal man kehta hai chal chal
darr na chhode aanchal
o phoolon ki galiyaan hai yaa
kaanton ke veeraane ae
main is paar khadi ye sochoon
kya us paar hai jaane ae

paaon mein gham ki zanjeer hai
man mein khushi ki tasveer hai
paaon mein gham ki zanjeer hai
man mein khushi ki tasveer hai
aashaa mujhko aage kheenche
aur niraasha pichhe ae ae
kis ki maanoon
aur kiski na maanoon
dil deewaane ae
main is paar khadi ye sochoon
kya us paar hai jaane ae
main is paar khadi ye sochoon
kya us paar hai jaane ae

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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मेरा रस्ता रोक रहे हैं
ये परबत अनजाने ए
मैं इस पार खड़ी ये सोचूँ
क्या उस पार है जाने

मेरा रस्ता रोक रहे हैं
ये परबत अनजाने ए
मैं इस पार खड़ी ये सोचूँ
क्या उस पार है जाने

आ आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ

परदे में जैसे कोई बात है
जाने उजाला है के रात है ए
परदे में जैसे कोई बात है
जाने उजाला है के रात है
चंचल मन कहता है चल चल
डर ना छोड़े आँचल
ओ फूलों कि गलियाँ है या
काँटों के वीराने ए
मैं इस पार खड़ी ये सोचूँ
क्या उस पार है जाने

पाँवो में ग़म कि ज़ंजीर है
मन में ख़ुशी कि तस्वीर है
पाँवो में ग़म कि ज़ंजीर है
मन में ख़ुशी कि तस्वीर है
आशा मुझको आगे खींचे
और निराशा पीछे ए ए
किसकी मानूं
और किसकी ना मानूं
दिल दीवाने ए
मैं इस पार खड़ी ये सोचूँ
क्या उस पार है जाने
मैं इस पार खड़ी ये सोचूँ
क्या उस पार है जाने


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