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Atul’s Song A Day- A choice collection of Hindi Film & Non-Film Songs

Archive for the ‘Songs of 1970s (1971 to 1980)’ Category


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Blog Day : 3470 Post No. : 13933

When I looked at the filmography of Madan Mohan, I found that “Sharaafat Chhod Di Maine”(1976) is one of the few movies that is not yet represented in the blog. The movie was directed by Jagdev Bhambhri for Hema Pictures, Bombay. This social movie had Hema Malini, Feroz Khan, Neetu Singh, Jagdeep, Abhi Bhattacharya, Afzal Khan, Baby Madhu Malini, Hakeem, Surendra Khosla, Hitler, Dev Sharma, Moolchand, and Helen, with special roles by Bindu, Padma Khanna, Aparna Chaudhary, Dev Kumar, Fariyal, Laxmi Chhaaya, Jayshree T, Dheeraj, Tabrez, Gopal Sahgal, Sudarshan Sharma, Nandu, Jagdev Bhambhri etc in it.

This “social” movie had five songs in it. It is a popular misconception for people, including me that the song sharaafat chhod di maine is from this movie. No, this song is from “Sharaafat”(1970).

“Sharaafat Chhod Di Maine”(1976) had five songs in it. Four of the songs are Asha Bhonsle solos and one song is a Rafi-Asha Bhonsle duet.

Here is the first song from “Sharaafat Chhod Di Maine”(1976) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Asha Bhonsle. Verma Malik is the lyricist. music is composed by Madan Mohan.

There are several observations one can make about this song. First is that Madan Mohan was clearly under instructions to create a tune that sounded like RD Burman. Second observation is that this song is a Helen song but with some difference. Helen does give a cabaret dance performance, but she is dressed not like a cabaret dancer but like how an apsara out on a mission to break the “tapasya” of a tapaswi muni would dress. Third observation is that the person incharge of getting this song picturised was quite a confused soul. He did not have much clue what to do and he succeeded in totally messing up the picturisation of this song. Most Helen songs are supposed to be watched, but here is a Helen song picturisation that tries to show almost every actor acting in the movie instead of concentrating on the main task at hand viz choreography of this song and thus wasting Helen in this song.

The movie, it goes without saying, deservedly failed at the box office. Nevertheless, the movie has music by Madan Mohan so this movie needs to find representation in the blog. Better late than never. so here is this Helen song from “Sharaafat Chhod Di Maine”(1976). With this song, “Sharaafat Chhod Di Maine”(1976) makes its debut in the blog.


Song-Aaj ki mehfil aaj ki shaam (Sharafat Chhod Di Maine)(1976) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Verma Malik, MD-Madan Mohan

Lyrics

aaj ki mehfil
aaj ki shaam
aaj ki mehfil
aaj ki shaam
teri khaatir tere naam
teri khaatir tere naam
teri khaatir tere naam
aaj paimaana aur ye jaam
aaj paimaana aur ye jaam
teri khaatir tere naam
teri khaatir tere naam
teri khaatir tere naam

shaab e hayaat laaun
jannat ka khwaab laaun
aaj ki mehfil aaj ki shaam
aaj ki mehfil aaj ki shaam
teri khaatir tere naam
teri khaatir tere naam

saanson ki garmi de doon
dhadkan ki thhaap de doon
o o
saanson ki garmi de doon
dhadkan ki thaap de doon
aankhon ka pyaar de doon
dil ka milaap de doon
pyaar ke pyaale mein ye bhara hai
paigaam
paigaam
paigaam
aaj ki mehfil aaj ki shaam
aaj ki mehfil aaj ki shaam
teri khaatir tere naam
teri khaatir tere naam
teri khaatir tere naam

honthon pe mere dilbar tera hi naam aaye
o o
honthon pe mere dilbar tera hi naam aaye
ji chaahta hai aisi har roz shaam aaye
ab to hai zindagi bas yahi kaam
kaam
ho kaam
aaj ki mehfil aaj ki shaam
aaj ki mehfil aaj ki shaam
teri khaatir tere naam
teri khaatir tere naam
teri khaatir tere naam

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Blog Day : 3468 Post No. : 13924

“Jhoothha Kahin Ka”(1979) was directed by Ravi Tandon for R M Films, Bombay. This “social” movie had Rishi Kapoor, Nitu Singh, Rakesh Roshan, Prem Chopra, Om Shivpuri, Satyen Kappoo, Indrani Mukherji, Helen, Preeti Ganguly, Keshto Mukherji, Ifthikhar, Hari Shivdasani, Yunus Parvez, Indira Bansal, Mushtaq Merchant, Hungama, Harish, Dharamveer, R P Sethi, Brahm Bhardwaj, Vandana Shashtri, Vikas Anand, O P Goyal, Gauri Verma etc in it.

This movie had five songs in it. This was the usual boy meets girl genre of movie. Rishi Kapoor and Nitu Singh were just what the doctor ordered for such movies (as Ravi Shatri would say three decades later 🙂 ) I have lost count of the movies where the two of them acted together in several movies with similar stories.

Three songs from the movie have been discussed in the past. Here is the fourth song from “Jhoothha Kahin Ka”(1979) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Asha Bhonsle. Gulshan Bawra is the lyricist. Music is composed by R D Burman.

Only the audio seems to be available on YT. But I have seen the video of this song. The song is picturised as a cabarat dance song on Helen in a hotel where Rishi Kapoor takes Nitu Singh. If Helen is there in the starcast then one cabarat dance featuring her is bound to be there in the movie. 🙂 And this movie would be no different from others in this respect, of course.

PS-Now the video link is also available. My thanks to Prakashchandra for finding it.

Audio

Video

Song-Dekho mera jaadoo…bade bade lut gaye (Jhoothha Kahin Ka)(1979) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Gulshan Bawra, MD-R D Burman
Chorus

Lyrics

tu turu
hupp
tu turu
hupp

dekho
mera jaadoo
pal mein kar doon beqaaboo
aankhein
do paimaane
in mein doobe deewaane ae
dekho
mera jaadoo
pal mein kar doon beqaaboo oo
aankhein do paimaane
in mein doobe deewaane
haan
thhandi thhandi
saansein meri
jin mein jaley
tan badan
bade bade lut gaye
khade khade lut gaye
bade bade lut gaye ae ae ae ae
khade khade lut gaye
dekhoon zara hans ke jise
wahi mere jaal mein phanse
dekhoon zara hans ke jise
wahi mere jaal mein phanse
bach ke koi
jaa na saka
meri mehfil se
ho bade bade lut gaye ae ae ae ae
khade khade lut gaye ae ae ae ae

zu
zu zu zu zu zu
zu zu zu zu zu
zu zu zu zu zu
zu zu zu zu zu

ha ha ha ha

bholi ye adaayein
in pe laakhon mit jaayen
meri angdaayi
samjho qayaamat aayi
bholi
ye adaayein
in pe laakhon mit jaayen
meri angdaayi
samjho qayaamat aayi
haan
main wo haeen chingaari hoon
meethhi hai jiski jalan
bade bade lut gaye
khade khade lut gaye
bade bade lut gaye
khade khade lut gaye
dekhoon zara hans ke jise
wahi mere jaal mein phanse
dekhoon zara hans ke jise
wahi mere jaal mein phanse
bach ke koi
jaa na saka
meri mehfil se
ho o bade bade lut gaye ae ae ae ae
khade khade lut gaye ae ae ae ae


This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Blog Day : 3467 Post No. : 13920

 

Rewind back – goodness – 46 years. This song is from 1971, and the dear melody that we all love is quite alive and well.

Two names that we remember, and honor today – Chitragupt and Kaifi Azmi. Today, it is the birth anniversary of Kaifi Azmi and it is the passing away remembrance day for Chitragupt.

Back in 1971, Chitragupt is passing through his silver anniversary in the tinsel town, and Kaifi Azmi is celebrating his 20th in the same industry.

Chitragupt, born in 1917, started his career with Hindi films in 1945-46. In 1971, his journey has thus far passed through about 130 films, and he has composed approximately 930 songs so far. Kaifi Azmi, born in 1919, started to write for Hindi films in 1951. In 1971, he has thus far written approximately 225 songs for about 50 films.

With such illustrious and prolific careers behind them, it is a wonder that these two stalwarts did not get together till 1970 – almost two decades and more, that both of them had been active in the industry. Their coming together film in 1970 is ‘Hamaara Adhikar’. Then, in 1971, both collaborated once again for creating the songs for ‘Saaz Aur Sanam’. And then, that’s it. These two are the only films, and a handful of songs that these two worked on together.

‘Saaz Aur Sanam’ is a production from the banner of Wadia Movietone and is directed by JBH Wadia. The list of actors reads like – Premendra, Rekha, Suresh Chatwal, Sapru, Purnima, Bhagwan, Asit Sen, Kirti Kumar, Panna Kapoor, Bismillah, Dalda, Rajni Bala, Renu, Brahmachari, Ratan Kumar, Hercules, Dayanand, and Arvind etc.

Premendra is a name that we encounter for the first time in the film ‘Deedaar’ of 1970. He appears in ‘Holi Aayee Re, again in 1970, then in two films in 1971 – ‘Duniya Kya Jaane’ and ‘Saaz Aur Sanam’. And then this name does not appear any more in the listings. Four films, and that’s it. Rekha, who has just made her debut, also in 1970 with the film ‘Saawan Bhadon’ (opposite to Navin Nischol), continues to be active in the Hindi film industry to date.

The singing voice is of Lata Mangeshkar. The song is performed on screen by Rekha. The two protagonists – Rekha and Premendra – are both in their night-wear. It is clearly a ‘roothna – manaana’ category of song. Premendra is the one who is doing the sulking, and Rekha is the one who is trying to appease him. the hints of playfulness and naughtiness that we would see more of in her subsequent films, are quite visible in this song. Plus the original analysis that Atul ji has once done – it takes about three and a half minutes to “appease” a “sulking” hero or heroine, as the case may be. 🙂

A heartfelt salute to Chitragupt and to Kaifi Azmi on this day today. And a dearly wonderful song to celebrate. Listen and enjoy.

 

Song – Na Rootho Hamen Paas Aane Bhi Do  (Saaz Aur Sanam) (1971) Singer – Lata Mangeshkar, Lyrics – Kaifi Azmi, MD – Chitragupt

Lyrics

na rootho
hamen paas aane bhi do
na rootho
hamen paas aane bhi do
chalo hum gunehgaar jaane bhi do
jaane bhi do
na rootho
hamen paas aane bhi do
chalo hum gunehgaar jaane bhi do
jaane bhi do

nahin tum nahin
dil deewaana hua hai
nahin tum nahin
dil deewaana hua hai
tumhen pyaar karte zamaana hu hai
zamaana hu hai
lagi dil ki. . .
ladi dil ki kabhi tum bujhaane bhi do
na rootho
hamen paas aane bhi do
chalo hum gunehgaar jaane bhi do
jaane bhi do

kahaan ye kahaan
hum zyaada haseen hain
kahaan ye kahaan
hum zyaada haseen hain
na dekho ab aise
burey bhi nahin hain
burey bhi nahin hain
nigaahon se
nigaahon se nigaahen milaane bhi do
na rootho
hamen paas aane bhi do
chalo hum gunehgaar jaane bhi do
jaane bhi do

jawaan roop ka
hum khazaana luta den
jawaan roop ka
hum khazaana luta den
tumhaare kadam par zamaana luta den
zamaana luta den
ye dil kya hai
ye dil kya hai hamen dil gawaane bhi do
na rootho
hamen paas aane bhi do
chalo hum gunehgaar jaane bhi do
jaane bhi do

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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ना रूठो
हमें पास आने भी दो
ना रूठो
हमें पास आने भी दो
चलो हम गुनहगार जाने भी दो
जाने भी दो
ना रूठो
हमें पास आने भी दो
चलो हम गुनहगार जाने भी दो
जाने भी दो

नहीं तुम नहीं
दिल दीवाना हुआ है
नहीं तुम नहीं
दिल दीवाना हुआ है
तुम्हें प्यार करते ज़माना हुआ है
ज़माना हुआ है
लगी दिल की॰॰॰
लगी दिल की कभी तुम बुझाने भी दो
ना रूठो
हमें पास आने भी दो
चलो हम गुनहगार जाने भी दो
जाने भी दो

कहाँ ये कहाँ
हम ज़्यादा हसीं हैं
कहाँ ये कहाँ
हम ज़्यादा हसीं हैं
ना देखो अब ऐसे
बुरे भी नहीं हैं
बुरे भी नहीं हैं
निगाहों से॰॰॰
निगाहों से निगाहें मिलाने भी दो
ना रूठो
हमें पास आने भी दो
चलो हम गुनहगार जाने भी दो
जाने भी दो

जवां रूप का
हम खजाना लूटा दें
जवां रूप का
हम खजाना लूटा दें
तुम्हारे कदम पर ज़माना लुटा दें
ज़माना लुटा दें
ये दिल क्या है॰॰॰
ये दिल क्या है हमें दिल गवाने भी दो
ना रूठो
हमें पास आने भी दो
चलो हम गुनहगार जाने भी दो
जाने भी दो


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Blog Day : 3467 Post No. : 13919

“Sultaana Daaku”(1972) was produced by A V Mohan and directed by Mohammad Hussain for Sangam Films. The movie had Dara Singh, Randhawa, Helen, Shaminder, Ajit, Bhagwan, Hiralal, Padma Khanna, Saudagar Singh, Sham Kumar, Kamal Mehra(guest artiste), D K Sapru, Mumtaz Begum, Daljit, Habib, Sanjid, Shefali, Vishwas Kunte, Sabir, Gulab Singh, Dhanraj, Aazam, Inderpal, Satnam Singh, M Ali, Aravind Kumar, Uma Dutt, Nazir Kashmiri, Master Chikkoo etc in it.

The movie had four songs in it. One song from the movie has been covered in the past.

Today (14 january 2018) is the 99th birth anniversary of Kaifi Azmi (14 january 1919-10 may 2002). On this occasion, here is a song from “Sultaana Daaku”(1972). This song is sung by Asha Bhonsle. Kaifi Azmi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Madan Mohaan.

The song is picturised as a mujra song on Padma Khanna, with Dara Singh, Habib and Bhagwan also visible.

Lyrics of this song were sent to me by Prakashchandra (long long ago).


Song-Toone dil mera churaaya hai bhari mehfil mein (Sultana Daaku)(1972) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Kaifi Azmi, MD-Madan Mohan

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

Toone dil meraa churaayaa hai
bhari mehfil mein
toone dil meraa churaayaa hai
bhari mehfil mein
kaisa deewaanaa banaayaa hai
bhari mehfil mein
kaisa deewaanaa banaayaa hai
bhari mehfil mein
toone dil meraa churaayaa hai
bhari mehfil mein
toone dil meraa

aake baithhe hain mohabbat ke talabgaar kayee ee ee ee ee ee
aake baithhe hain mohabbat ke talabgaar kayee
hain yahaan husn-o-jawaani ke khareedaar kayee
hain yahaan husn-o-jawaani ke khareedaar kayee
maine dil tujhse ae ae ae ae ae ae ae ae
maine dil tujhse lagaayaa hai
bhari mehfil mein
toone dil meraa churaayaa hai
bhari mehfil mein
toone dil meraa

daag aayegaa toh aayegaa
mere daaman pe ae ae ae ae ae ae
daag aayegaa toh aayegaa
mere daaman pe
tujhpe qurbaan chhuri pher de tu garden pe
tujhpe qurbaan chhuri pher de tu garden pe
dekh sar maine
ae ae ae ae ae ae ae ae
dekh sar maine jhukaayaa hai bhari mehfil mein
toone dil meraa churaayaa hai bhari mehfil mein
toone dil meraa


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Blog Day : 3466 Post No. : 13911

“Naiyya”(1979) was directed by Prashant Nanda for Chanda Pictures, Bombay. I became aware of this fact when I discussed the earlier songs from this movie. Initially I was under the impression that this movie was a Rajshree Productions movie and once again I reverted back to the same impression with passage of time 🙂

The movie had Zarina Wahab, Prashant Nanda (new discovery for Hindi movies), Baldev Khosa, Dinesh Thakur, Leela Mishra, Mohammad Mohsin (another new discovery), Jageerdaar, Dinesh Hingoo, Nandlal Sharma, c S Dubey, Shail Chaturvedi, Shivraj, Amrish Puri, Pardesi, Om Tripathi, Shankar Bhake, Manmauji, Rooplekha etc, along with guest appearances by Sulochana, Shubha Khote and Jayshree T.

The movie had five songs in it. Four of them have been covered in the past.

Here is the fifth and final song from “Naiyya”(1979) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Hemlata. Ravindra Jain is the lyricist as well as the music director.

The song is picturised as a village nautanki song on Jayshree T and her performance is being watched by many people including a very young and lecherous looking Amrish Puri. The picturisation also shows Zarina Wahab and Leela Mishhra passing through and giving looks of disapproval to the proceedings in general and Amrish Puri in particular.

It is a rare occasion for Hemlata to sing a song like this which was the forte of Asha Bhonsle and she has done a commendable job.

With this “phadakta hua” song, all the songs of “Naiyya”(1979) have been covered and the movie joins the list of movies that have all their songs covered in the blog.


Song-Mera joban bandha rupaiyya (Naiyya)(1979) Singer-Hemlata, Lyrics-Ravindra Jain, MD- Ravindra Jain

Lyrics

mera joban bandha rupaiyya
o teri baaton mein aake sipahiya
rupaiya abhi na bhunaaoogi main
rupaiya abhi na bhunaaoogi main
mera joban bandha rupaiya
o teri baaton mein aake sipahiya
rupaiya abhi na bhunaaoogi main
rupaiya abhi na bhunaaoogi main

mohe pata hai tore man ke khot ka
kaahe dikhaawe mohe koda note ka
mohe pata hai tore man ke khot ka
kaahe dikhaawe mohe koda note ka
ankhiyan se tohpe karke totka
o o o o o
ankhiyan se tohpe karke totka
bhaag jaaungi main
rupaiya abhi na bhunaaoogi main
rupaiya abhi na bhunaaoogi main
o mera joban bandha rupaiya
teri baaton mein aake sipahiya
rupaiya abhi na bhunaaoogi main
rupaiya abhi na bhunaaoogi main

rakkha rupaiya maine mutthhi main bheench ke
kaise luta doon aise aankh meench ke
rakkha rupaiya maine mutthhi main bheench ke
kaise luta doon aise aankh meench ke
kharcha kare jo zara haath kheench ke
o o o o o
kharcha kare jo zara haath kheench ke
uspe lutaaugi main
rupaiya abhi na bhunaaoogi main
rupaiya abhi na bhunaaoogi main
o mera joban bandha rupaiya
teri baaton mein aake sipahiya
rupaiya abhi na bhunaaoogi main


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Blog Day : 3465 Post No. : 13908

“Saanch Ko Aanch Nahin”(1979) was directed by Satyen Bose for Ruchi Films, Bombay. The movie had Arun Govil, Madhu Kapoor, Urmila Bhatt, Arvind Deshpande, Baby Komal, Om shivpuri, Gajanan Jaageerdaar, Amar Shan, Ram Mohan, Mushtaq Merchant, Javed Khan, Birbal, Surendra Kumar, Master Sandeep, C S Dube, Datta Bhatt, Rajan Kapoor, Arjun Bakshi, Vrajendra Mohan, Narbada Shankar, Pardesi, Mansaram, Mukund Bannerji, Radheshyam Diit, Taneja, Uma Khosla, Madhumita, Hansni Dutt, Veena Kapoor etc in it.

This “social” movie had five songs in it.

Today is the 60th birthday of Arun Govil, the hero of the movie who was barely 21 years old at that time. How time flies.

On this occasion, here is a song from “Saanch Ko Aanch Nahin”(1979). This song is sung by Shailendra Sinh and it is picturised on Arun Govil, with a lady, which I presume isv Madhu Kapoor also visible. Kulwant Jaani is the lyricist. Music is composed by Ram Laman.

The song is one that I had heard during its days, though I was not aware about its details. when I paid attention to the lyrics I found this song quite a “negative” song where the hero is expressing his “bebasi” throughout the song. Quite a sissy kind of song, if you ask me. Heroes should be tough and determined, not “what can I do” kind of characters. 🙂 He should rather sing -“nahin main nahin dekh sakta tujhe rote huye”. 🙂

Anyway, here is wishing Arun Govil a very happy birthday and many happy returns of the day.

With this song, “Saanch Ko Aanch Nahin”(1979) makes its debut in the blog.


Song-Mere bas mein agar kuchh hota (Saanch Ko Aanch Nahin)(1979) Shailendra Singh, Kulwant Jaani, Ram Laxman

Lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

mere bas mein agar kuchh hota
to aansu teri aakhon mein aane na deta
mere bas mein agar kuchh hota
to aansu teri aakhon mein aane na deta
saara dard akele sah leta
tujhe main gham koi uthhaane na deta

tu haal mera na jaane
main haal tera na jaanoon
kaisi hai ye majboori
main tum tak aaun kaise
lagta hai ab to aise
yug yug ki hai doori
main hoon bebas warna kisi ko
judaai ke ye kaante bichhaane na deta
mere bas mein agar kuchh hota to
aansu teri aakhon mein aane na deta

hone do jo hai hona
hai pyaar hamaara sona
toota kaanch nahin hai
ye yaad rahe ae humdum
ek roz milenge hum tum
saanch ko aanch nahin hai
mujhe ye vishwaas na hota
to door tujhe nazron se jaane na deta
mere bas mein agar kuchh hota
to aansu teri aakhon mein aane na deta
saara dard akele sah leta
tujhe main gham koi uthhaane na deta

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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मेरे बस में अगर कुछ होता
तो आंसू तेरी आँखों में आने न देता
मेरे बस में अगर कुछ होता
तो आंसू तेरी आँखों में आने न देता
सारा दर्द अकेले सह लेता
तुझे मैं ग़म कोई उठाने न देता

तू हाल मेरा न जाने
मैं हाल तेरा ना जानूं
कैसी है ये मजबूरी
मैं तुम तक आऊँ कैसे
लगता है अब तो ऐसे
युग युग कि है दूरी
मैं हूँ बेबस वरना किसी को
जुदाई के ये कांटे बिछाने न देता
मेरे बस में अगर कुछ होता
तो आंसू तेरी आँखों में आने न देता

होने दो जो है होना
है प्यार हमारा सोना
टूटा कांच नहीं है
ये याद रहे अये हमदम
एक रोज़ मिलेंगे हम तुम
सांच को आंच नहीं है
मुझे ये विश्वास न होता
तो दूर तुझे नज़रों से जाने न देता
मेरे बस में अगर कुछ होता
तो आंसू तेरी आँखों में आने न देता
सारा दर्द अकेले सह लेता
तुझे मैं ग़म कोई उठाने न देता


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 sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Blog Day : 3464 Post No. : 13903

Hullo Atuldom

Today’s song is from a film called ‘College Girl’ from 1978.  It is produced by Shantilal Soni and directed by SD Narang. The star cast includes Sachin, Bindiya Goswami, Rita Bhadhuri, Dr. Shreeram Lagoo, Urmilla Bhatt, Paintal, Bhagwan, Heena Kausar, Sudhir, Shobhana Shah, Jagdish Raj, Karan Diwan, Chand Usmani amongst others.

The film has seven songs of which the most famous is “Pyar Manga Hai Tumhi Se Na Inkaar Karo” which is sung by Kishore Kumar and written by Indeevar. This is already posted on our blog. Another song by Mohd. Rafi “Phoolon Ki Tarah Wo Hansti Thi” which is penned by Dev Kohli has also been posted. And I agree with Atul ji, as he has written in that post – If Bappi Lahiri’s songs like this did not get popular then one should not blame him for later on composing songs of the nature that required less creativity but yielded rich dividends for him.”

Now here is the third song from the movie. This is another surprise from Bappi Lahiri. First, it is a bhajan and he has Bharat Vyas (!!!) as the lyricist. Ok it is in Yesudas’s voice, not surprising as Yesudas has sung for Bappi Lahiri in ‘Lahu Ke Do Rang’ and ‘Haisiyat’. But when I came across this song the surprises didn’t end. The song is lip-synced by Dr. Shriram Lagoo. I can think of only one or two other movies where Shriram Lagoo has had songs to lip sync – one in ‘Dooriyan – “Khota Paisa Nahin Chalega” (playback by KN Sharma) and the other in ‘Kinaara’ – “Meethe Bol Boley Boley Paayaliya“(playback by Bhupinder).

The bhajan starts at the home and then the family proceeds to a temple which reminds me of a temple attached to an ashram in Mumbai’s Vile Parle area, which I have frequented a number of times before marriage. It was a very peaceful place with lot of space for us children to run about. Going by what we see in the song it looks like Bindiya is sad about something as her eyes are constantly moist and Rita Bhadhuri looks like the more playful of the two sisters. Chandrani Mukherjee’s is the female voice in this song.

Yesterday, 10th January was Yesudas’ birthday. He turned 77. He is a maestro of classical music and is a huge fan of his guru Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavathar, Dr. M Balamurali Krishna and Mohd Rafi. Having started his playback career in the 60s in Malayalam followed by the other South Indian languages his Hindi debut came in 1971; though the first movie that released with a song sung by him is ‘Chhoti Si Baat’ in 1976 followed by ‘Chitchor’. He then went on to sing for many Bollywood movies. He has been awarded the Padmashri, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan. He has won the national award seven times for best playback singing. He has sung in almost all Indian languages except Konkani, Assamese and Kashmiri. Just as the “Venkateswara Suprabhatam”, the good morning shloka played at Balaji temple in Tirupathi, is associated with MS Subbalakshmi, “Harivarasanam” – the good night shloka played at Ayyappa Temple in Sabarimala – is in the voice of KJ Yesudas.

Wishing a belated happy birthday to the ‘Gana Gandharva Dasettan’, as the Malayalees love to address him, alias Yesudas.

Song – Nahin Chaahiye Rang Mahal (College Girl) (1978) Singer – Yesudas, Chandrani Mukherji, Lyrics – Bharat Vyas, MD – Bappi Lahidi
Yesudas + Chandrani

Lyrics

nahi chahiye rang mahal
na dhan daulat ki shaan
hum to mange tujhse malik
ek santosh ka daan
ki ghar ghar me khushhali ho
sada sukh ki haryali hooo
nahi chahiye rang mahal
na dhan daulat ki shaan
hum to mange tujhse malik
ek santosh ka daan

tu ne humko janam diya hai
tu hi paalan haar
teri daya se phoole phale
hum sab ka ghar sansaar
tu ne humko janam diya hai
tu hi paalan haar
teri daya se phoole phale
hum sab ka ghar sansaar
nahi chahiye heere moti. . .
nahi chahiye heere moti
na ratnon ki khaan
hum to mange tujhse malik
ek santosh ka daan

sukh ke badle dukh dene ki
agar bhawana teri
dukh ko sehne ki shakti de
yahi prarthana meri
sukh ke badle dukh dene ki
agar bhawana teri
dukh ko sehne ki shakti de
yahi prarthana meri
kisi ke aage hath na phailaayen. . .
apni mehnat ka sukh paaye
itna de vardaan
hum to mange tujhse malik
ek santosh ka daan
ki ghar ghar me khushhali ho
sada sukh ki haryali ho
nahi chahiye rang mahal
na dhan daulat ki shaan
hum to mange tujhse malik
ek santosh ka daan

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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नहीं चाहिए रंग महल
ना धन दौलत की शान
हम तो मांगें तुझसे मालिक
एक संतोष का दान
के घर घर में खुशहाली हो
सदा सुख की हरियाली हो॰॰॰
नहीं चाहिए रंग महल
ना धन दौलत की शान
हम तो मांगें तुझसे मालिक
एक संतोष का दान

तूने हमको जनम दिया है
तू ही पालनहार
तेरी दया से फूलें फलें
हम सबका घर संसार
तूने हमको जनम दिया है
तू ही पालनहार
तेरी दया से फूलें फलें
हम सबका घर संसार
नहीं चाहिये हीरे मोती॰॰॰
नहीं चाहिये हीरे मोती
ना रत्नों की खान
हम तो मांगें तुझसे मालिक
एक संतोष का दान

सुख के बदले दुख देने की
अगर भावना तेरी
दुख को सहने की शक्ति दे
यही प्रार्थना मेरी
सुख के बदले दुख देने की
अगर भावना तेरी
दुख को सहने की शक्ति दे
यही प्रार्थना मेरी
किसी के आगे हाथ ना फैलाएँ॰॰॰
अपनी मेहनत का सुख पाएँ
इतना दे वरदान
हम तो मांगें तुझसे मालिक
एक संतोष का दान
के घर घर में खुशहाली हो
सदा सुख की हरियाली हो॰॰॰
नहीं चाहिए रंग महल
ना धन दौलत की शान
हम तो मांगें तुझसे मालिक
एक संतोष का दान


This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Blog Day : 3463 Post No. : 13900

Exactly one month and a day – from the time that we hit the last century milestone. The 13800th song had come on to the blog on 10th Dec. And today, 10th Jan, we arrive at the 13900th station of this musical journey. Many congratulations to all members of the bandwagon. We are into another year now, and folks keeping tabs will agree, the pace of postings, and pace of participations has really picked up in the past 10 days. Or to put a positive twist – in the first 10 days of the year. The mind goes back to the whatsapp message on the group – that new year resolutions are but a matter of interest for about a week into the new year. After that, the crowds on the morning walk are back to the thin normal expected for those early hours of the day. 🙂

But so far, so good – the going has been good in these ten days. And quite truthfully, as of now, we have ready posts from many contributors waiting in the wings to come on board. The limitations are at times either just a specific anniversary or a milestone must be covered, or that a debut and a yippeee song must be part of the day’s menu. On all these counts, we seem to be doing really well so far. But, oh then, it is just 10th Jan as yet. Maybe we will create a new record of determined sustenance this year. Or then, maybe we won’t. Time, as they always say, will tell. 🙂

Welcome all to the 13900th पड़ाव on this long and interesting journey of Hindi film music. On this, 3643rd day of the existence of this blog. For such significant milestones, we conventionally attempt to bring together important milestones for artists or anniversaries of artists. Today, the 10th Jan, is the birth anniversary of two living luminaries of the Hindi film industry.

First we have Basu Chattejee, who turns 87 today. Basu Chatterjee, a name that is synonymous with what is termed as the middle-of-the-road genre of Hindi films. Films that are not big star high budget bonanzas of formulaic composition, and neither they are at the extreme end of the avant-garde. If you think of ‘Rajnigandha’ (1974) and ‘Baaton Baaton Mein’ (1979), then that is the genre termed as middle-of-the-road. I remember those were the school days, and it was films like this that none in the family had any objections for us kids to go and watch with friends. For almost a decade, Basu Da’s films were a routine. If it is directed by him, then it is a must watch film.

I have seen almost all of his films as they appeared, during my student years, first school and then college. I was not very familiar with Basu Da as a personality. But his films carried / still carry such an enchanting charisma of natural flow, natural performances, and stories that are closer to real life, but are close in a very endearing sense. The romanticism is nurtured in very natural surroundings. The lead actors are seen waiting at public bus stops, and eating at known regular restaurants. The characters appear to be closer to life – vulnerable, defeat-able, more real than the ‘macho’ heroes of the mainline cinema. The humor is simple, expressed in everyday language. And the story lines – quite natural and rarely getting overdramatic.

That was the cinematic diet that challenged the supremacy of the mainline big budget cinema. Yes, there were other companions of Basu Da on this journey, who share the same penchant for clean and happy entertainment. Of course, Basu Da stands out as the one who has given us wonderful hits year after year, for almost a decade. A quiet sampler of his films from his first decade – ‘Baton Baton Mein’ (1979), ‘Do Ladke Dono Kadke’ (1979), ‘Dillagi’ (1978), ‘Tumhare Liye’ (1978), ‘Swami’ (1977), ‘Safed Jhoot’ (1977), ‘Priyatma’ (1977), ‘Khatta Meetha’ (1977), ‘Chhoti Si Baat’ (1976), ‘Chitchor’ (1976), ‘Rajnigandha’ (1974), ‘Us Paar’ (1974), ‘Piya Ka Ghar’ (1972), ‘Sara Akash’ (1969). And of course the list does not end here. It continues well into the early 2000s, albeit that it then gets mixed with mainline, big stars films also.

Each of the films listed above merits an individual write up, in as of itself. Many would remember the songless ‘Sara Akash’ – a tale of a newly wed couple and their tribulations of adjusting with each other and with the families. Ascending forward from this, Basu Da has given us delightful fare to watch year in and year out. A dear salute to this master of the understatement of the middle-of-the-road cinema.

The second birthday we celebrate today is Yesudas. At 77 today, exactly 10 years younger to Basu Da, this young man is the owner of that home grown sound of singing that has adorned many a films by Basu Da. We frequently see his presence in Basu Da’s films, starting with ‘Chit Chor’ and ‘Chhoti Si Baat’ both in 1976, almost becoming the ghost voice of Amol Palekar for many of his films. Although he recorded his first song for Hindi cinema in 1971, for the unreleased film ‘Jai Jawaan Jai Kisan’, the first released films for him were the two mentioned, in 1976.

Born in 1940 in Cochin, Yesudas started his singing career with Malayalam films in 1961. He made a siginificant contribution to the films in south Indian regional cinemas, before heading north to Hindi cinema in early 1970s. His debut in the popular Hindi cinema with Basu Da’s films quickly earned him an important recognition as a playback singer of significant merit.

Yesudas has been honored seven times as the Best Playback Singer at the National Awards. About him, music director Ravindra Jain has said that if he ever regains his vision, the first person he wants to see is Yesudas.

Today’s song brings together these two luminaries. The film ‘Apne Paraaye’  (1980) is directed by Basu Da. In the film, Yesudas is the playback voice for Amol Palekar, yet once again. The song is a duet with Asha Bhosle, and on screen this is performed by Amol Palekar and Shabana Azmi.

Ed Note: Our dear Pratap ji has added this information. The story of this film is based on the novel titled ‘Nishkriti’ written by Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay. ‘Nishkriti’ means ‘chhutkaara’.
Ed Note: Dear Arun ji has further added that this novel is the last work of Sharat Chandra, and also his shortest novel. Further, the more appropriate flavor of the meaning of the word ‘Nishkirti’ is ‘deliverance’ or ‘setting free’.

In the story line, the couple and their two children have fallen on hard times, due to machinations and misunderstanding within a family of brothers. Utpal Dutt and Girish Karnad are brothers, both lawyers. Amol Palekar is their younger cousin, who stays in the same household. The envy between the wives of Amol Palekar and Girish Karnad forces Amol to leave the household and go to live in the village home of the family. The misunderstandings between the families reach a high pitch with legal action being initiated by Girish Karnad, at the behest of his wife, against Amol. Eventually, the eldest brother, Utpal Dutt, steps in, to iron out the problems. The family is reunited, with the caveat that Girish Karnad and his wife leave the household and move to another city.

The song is placed in the time when Amol and his family are relegated to the servant’s hut of the family’s village home, and the dishonest and unscrupulous supervisor of their family estate reduces the family to a hand-to-mouth situation. Amol has played the role of the youngest brother who is not perturbed even in the extreme circumstances. In this song, he is telling his ‘mann’, his own self, and also his two sons, that one should be happy and have a song on the lips, no matter what are the difficulties facing oneself.

The sensitive lyrics are from the pen of Yogesh and the softly paced and oh so relaxing composition is tuned by Bhappi Lahidi. A wonder strike that is so different from the ‘disco’ Lahidi that we are more familiar with.

Wishing both Basu Da and Yesudas, many more such celebrations to follow in the coming years.

And once again, congratulations to all members of this bandwagon, on the 139th century song. Surely, we have come a long way. And equally surely, we still have a long way to go. . .  Cheers.


Song – Gaao Mere Mann  (Apne Paraaye) (1980) Singer – Yesudas, Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Yogesh, MD – Bhappi Lahidi

Lyrics

gaao mere mann
chaahe suraj chamke re chaahe
laga ho grahan
gaao mere mann
chaahe suraj chamke re chaahe
laga ho grahan
gaao mere mann

job bhi miley yahaan
jitna miley
usi mein khush ho le
job bhi miley yahaan
jitna miley
usi mein khush ho le
poora nahin hota kisi ka
yahaan har sapan
gaao mere mann
chaahe suraj chamke re chaahe
laga ho grahan
gaao mere mann

miley jo gham
to kya hua
bahaaron ke deep saja le
miley jo gham
to kya hua
bahaaron ke deep saja le
bujhe koi aasha ka diya
to phir se jala le
dukhon se tu haar na raahi
kiye ja jatan
ho oo
gaao mere mann
chaahe suraj chamke re chaahe
laga ho grahan
gaao mere mann

ro kar chalta hai
hans ke tu chal
chalna tujhe hoga
ro kar chalta hai
hans ke tu chal
chalna tujhe hoga
rukenge na tere liye re
samay ke charan
gaao mere mann
chaahe suraj chamke re chaahe
laga ho grahan
gaao mere mann

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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गाओ मेरे मन
चाहे सूरज चमके रे चाहे
लगा हो ग्रहण
गाओ मेरे मन
चाहे सूरज चमके रे चाहे
लगा हो ग्रहण
गाओ मेरे मन

जो भी मिले यहाँ
जितना मिले
उसी में खुश हो ले
जो भी मिले यहाँ
जितना मिले
उसी में खुश हो ले
पूरा नहीं होता किसी का
यहाँ हर सपन
गाओ मेरे मन
चाहे सूरज चमके रे चाहे
लगा हो ग्रहण
गाओ मेरे मन

मिले जो ग़म
तो क्या हुआ
बहारों के दीप सजा ले
मिले जो ग़म
तो क्या हुआ
बहारों के दीप सजा ले
बुझे कोई आशा का दिया
तो फिर से जला ले
दुखों से तू हार ना राही
किए जा जतन
हो ओ
गाओ मेरे मन
चाहे सूरज चमके रे चाहे
लगा हो ग्रहण
गाओ मेरे मन

रो कर चलता है
हंस के तू चल
चलना तुझे होगा
रो कर चलता है
हंस के तू चल
चलना तुझे होगा
रुकेंगे ना तेरे लिए रे
समय के चरण
गाओ मेरे मन
चाहे सूरज चमके रे चाहे
लगा हो ग्रहण
गाओ मेरे मन

 

 


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Blog Day : 3463 Post No. : 13898

“Raadha Aur Seeta”(1979) was produced by Tarachand Barjatya and directed by Vijay Kapoor for Rajshree Productions, Bombay. The movie had Arun Govil, Reeta Bhaduri, Madan Puri, Leela, Rajendra Nath, Abha Dhulia etc in it.

This movie sounds like a typical Rajshree Productions movie of those days made on the lines of “Dulhan Wahi Jo Piya Man Bhaaye”(1977). While “Dulhan Wahi Jo Piya Man Bhaaye”(1977) was a monster hit, most of the copycat movies that Rajshree productions came up with failed to create the same magic. After “Dulhan Wahi Jo Piya Man Bhaaye”(1977), I went to watch Rajshree Productions next offering “Paheli” (1978), expecting the same high standards and I was badly let down. “Raadha Aur Seeta”(1979) came next and I natually did not watch it. I was in fact barely aware of this movie and its songs. However, I watched some moree Rajshree Productions movies later, but that was mainly for their blockbuster music. These movies were “Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon se” (1978) and “Saawan Ko Aane Do” (1980). Two subsequent Rajshree movie that I liked for their story as well as music were “Sunayna” (1979) and “Nadiya Ke Paar” (1982).

Today (10 january 2018) is the 77th birth anniversary of Yesudas. I was looking for a Yesudas song to discuss on this occasion. Though it was Salil Chaudhary who introduced Yesudas in Hindi movies, it was Ravindra Jain who used Yesudas the most in Hindi movies and got the best out of him in his compositions. I have already covered many well known Yesudas songs under the baton of Ravindra Jain. I looked for Ravindra Jain compositions hoping to find a Yesudas song that is not yet covered. I was immediately in luck as I found this song from “Raadha Aur Seeta”(1979).

This song is a piano song where the hero sits at the grand piano and sings a song that is basically an expression of love song addressed to the heroine who happens to be leaning against the said grand piano. Elders in the family and others are dutifully present on the occasion.

The song is sung by Yesudas and Hemlata. Ravindra Jain is the lyricist as well as the music director. The song is picturised on Arun Govil and Reeta Bhaduri. Elders like Madan Puri, Leela Mishra etc are present and look on indulgently.

We wish Yesudas a very happy birthday and many happy returns of the day. What a sweet and joyous song it is. A hidden gem of a song indeed.


Song-Kaun hai aisa jise phoolon se geeton se panchhiyon se pyaar na ho(Raadha Aur Seeta)(1979) Singers-Yesudas, Hemlata, Lyrics-Ravindra Jain, MD-Ravindra Jain
Both

Lyrics

kaun hai aisa jise phoolon se
geeton se
panchhiyon se pyaar na ho

kaun hai aisa jise phoolon se
geeton se
panchhiyon se pyaar na ho
kaun hai aisa jise phoolon se
geeton se panchiyon se pyaar na ho
pyaar ke bina poora koi sringaar na ho
kaun hai aisa jise phoolon se
geeton se
panchhiyon se pyaar na ho

jeewan hai phool
man ek panchhi
saans saans mein geet re
man panchhi phir udna na chaahe
le jo use koi jeet re
jeena re wo kaisa agar kisi pe apna koi adhikaar na ho
kaun hai aisa jise phoolon se
geeton se
panchhiyon se pyaar na ho

is anjaane shahar mein aake
man kitna bechain thha
kisko khabar thhi inhi galiyon mein
chhupa mere dil ka chain thha
khushi to khushi hai
us khushi ka honthon se chaahe izhaar na ho
kaun hai aisa jise phoolon se
geeton se panchhiyon se pyaar na ho

pahle pahal jab mujhse mile thhe
tum kitne hairaan thhe
tum meri main tumhari najar mein
dono hi naadaan thhe
mere humdum aisi galti hamse phir is baar na ho

pyaar ke bina poora koi sringaar na ho o o
kaun hai aisa jise phoolon se
geeton se
panchhiyon se pyaar na ho


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Blog Day : 3461 Post No. : 13891

“Naiyya”(1979) was directed by Prashant Nanda for Chanda Pictures, Bombay. I became aware of this fact when I discussed the earlier songs from this movie. Initially I was under the impression that this movie was a Rajshree Productions movie and once again I reverted back to the same impression with passage of time 🙂

The movie had Zarina Wahab, Prashant Nanda (new discovery for Hindi movies), Baldev Khosa, Dinesh Thakur, Leela Mishra, Mohammad Mohsin (another new discovery), Jageerdaar, Dinesh Hingoo, Nandlal Sharma, c S Dubey, Shail Chaturvedi, Shivraj, Amrish Puri, Pardesi, Om Tripathi, Shankar Bhake, Manmauji, Rooplekha etc, along with guest appearances by Sulochana, Shubha Khote and Jayshree T.

The movie had five songs in it. Three of them have been covered in the past. Here is the fourth song from “Naiyya”(1979) to appear in the blog.

This song is sung by Yesudas and Suresh Wadkar. Ravindra Jain is the lyricist as well as the music director. The song is picturised on Prashant Nanda, Baldev Khosa (I hope I have identified him correctly) and Zarina Wahab.


Song-Tera kuchh khoya ho…Geeta raani Geeta raani hans de zara (Naiyya)(1979) Singers-Yesudas, Suresh Wadkar, Lyrics-Ravindra Jain, MD-Ravindra Jain

Lyrics

tera kuchh khoya ho to dhoondh den
kabhi dil toota ho to jod den
dil na dukha
maan bhi jaa
geeta raani geeta raani
hans de zara aa
hans de o geeta raani
hans de zara

tera kuchh khoya ho to dhoondh den
kabhi dil toota ho to jod den
dil na dukha aa
maan bhi jaa aa
geeta raani geeta raani
hans de zara aa
hans de o geeta raani
hans de zara

saawan ne aawan ka nyota
bheja hai manbhaawan ko
nyota bheja hai manbhaawan ko
o o
ham ne to ek dev ko saupa
tere roop ke chandan ko
gori
tere roop ke chandan ko
hai raam sa aa sajan tera aa
geeta raani geeta raani
hans de zara aa
hans de o geeta raani
hans de zara

ik maanjhi ke ghar se tu gori
raaj mahal mein jaayegi
jaayegi
raaj mahal mein jaayegi
o o o
jo sukh hamne sapne mein dekhe
wo saare sukh paayegi
paayegi
wo saare sukh paayegi
dena nahin
hamko bhula aa
geeta raani geeta raani
hans de zara aa
hans de o geeta raani
hans de zara

main doonga tujhe kajra bindiya
main racha doonga mehandi mahaawar
khud ko bandhak rakh ke loonga
sona karoonga wo tujhpe nichhaawar
haathon ki choodiyaan
main doonga
paanwon ke bichhua
main doonga
chunri saadi
main doonga
main doonga
main doonga
main doonga
main doonga
hey
mil ke tujhe denge saja aa
geeta raani geeta raani
hans de zara aa
hans de o geeta raani
hans de zara
tera kuchh khoya ho to dhoondh den
kabhi dil toota ho to jod den
hamra kaha aa
maan bhi jaa aa
geeta raani geeta raani
hans de zara aa
hansde o geeta raani
hans de zara


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This blog discusses Bollywood songs of yesteryears. Every song has a brief description, followed by a video link, and complete lyrics of the song.

This is a labour of love, where “new” songs are added every day, and that has been the case for more than nine years. This blog has over 13900 song posts by now.

This blog is active and online for over 3400 days since its beginning on 19 july 2008.

Total number of songs posts discussed

13930

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Movies with all their songs covered =1050
Total Number of movies covered =3798

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