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

Blog Day :

4098 Post No. : 15244 Movie Count :

4189

Films are regarded as director’s medium. He is like a captain of the ship. It is the director’s responsibility to make his film successful – critically as well as financially.

A film director may have directed many successful films but he will generally be known by his one classic cult film. For instance, when we talk about PC Barua, ‘Devdas’ (1935) comes to our mind first though he had directed other successful films like ‘Mukti’ (1937) and ‘Jawaab’ (1942).  In case of Mehboob Khan, it is ‘Mother India’ (1957) though he had directed many successful films in the 1940s. K Asif and ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ (1960), Guru Dutt and ‘Pyaasa’, (1957) and Kamal Amrohi and ‘Pakeezah’ (1972) are inseparable. In the international arena, Raj Kapoor is known more for his film, ‘Aawaara’ (1951) than other equally successful films. This is not an exhaustive list.

But there is one film director who is known by his flop film in the genre of satirical comedy. The film is ‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron’ (1983) and the director is Kundan Shah. In an interview held sometime in 2012 on the occasion of the re-release of the film in digitised version, he had said he considered this film as his failed project though it has attained a cult status.

Remembering Kundan Shah today, October 7th on his 2nd Remembrance Day who excelled in projecting the serious social issues in soft comedies through films and TV serials. I became aware of him with his very first film which I had watched on TV much before he became well known by his TV serials.

I found it very difficult to get the information on Kundan Shah’s early life before he ventured into films and TV serials. A book, ‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron – Seriously Funny Since 1983’ (2010) written by Jai Ajay Singh was supposed to have some information about his early life. But the book has remained out of stock for some time. However, a preview of some pages of the book was available online which gave me some information about the early life of Kundan Shah.

Born in a Gujarati family, Kundan Shah spent his childhood in Aden (now in Yemen) and did his schooling there until the age of 13 when his family shifted to Mumbai. He completed his schooling and thereafter his graduation in commerce. He worked for a publishing house for about 4 years before enrolling himself in the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in 1973 for direction. It is at FTII, he found interest in the genre of comedy during the second year of the course.

As a project in FTII, he made a 25-minute diploma film titled ‘Bonga’ (Siren) which the students of direction have to make in the final year. The film was a farcical comedy involving a gang of five people attempting a bank robbery. The cast included FTII students like Satish Shah, Rakesh Bedi, Suresh Oberoi, Om Puri etc. There were no dialogue in the film except each one of the gang of five yelling ‘bonga’. Bhaskar Chandavarkar, an instructor in FTII at that time (who was also a music director) composed the background music. The film was critically acclaimed by his fellow students in FTII. His seniors in FTII like Naseeruddin Shah and Saeed Akhtar Mirza were surprised as to how this serious looking man could have made a graceful comedy film out of the nonsensical ideas.

After completion of his diploma in FTII in 1976, Kundan Shah struggled for a couple of years to find the opening in the film industry. He formed a commune of some of his fellow FTII diploma holders and produce short documentary films. However, in this work, Kundan Shah ran into financial problems. Almost all of his colleagues had already been disillusioned with their career and left for their respective places. Kundan Shah also moved to England with his family and worked there to make enough money to pay off his debt.

Kundan Shah returned to India after about 18 months. He got an attractive offer from the maker of ‘Gandhi’ (1981) to work as Assistant Director for six months at a monthly salary of Rs.10,000/-. The offer was very tempting. He consulted his colleague, Saeed Akhtar Mirza who dissuaded him from accepting the offer as he would mostly be doing the work of crowd controlling during the outdoor shooting. Instead, Saeed Mirza coxed him to write a script and make the film himself. In the meanwhile, Kundan Shah worked as Assistant Director in  Saeed Akhtar Mirza’s ‘Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Aata Hai’ (1980) and Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s ‘Sazaa-e-Maut (1981). These association also put pressure on him to direct a film as his FTII fellow students, Saeed Mirza and Vidhu Vinod Chopra had already made films. It is at this point of time, Kundan Shah decided to make a feature film which resulted in making his first film ‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron’ (1983).

As I came to know from the video clips of interviews of Kundan Shah, Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Sudhir Misra and others, it was a long struggle for completing the film and releasing it. Kundan Shah wrote the story and script based on the experiences of two of his fellow FTII students who after failing to get any assignment from the film industry, decided to open a photo studio and undertake fashion and industrial photography. Their bad experiences in the venture became the main theme of the story coupled with Kundan Shah’s personal experiences in dealing with a rationing office in Mumbai for the release of cement quota for repairs to drainage system in his building where he was the Secretary.

When the script was ready, no producer/financier was willing  to invest in the film based on his script. Some financiers termed the script as idiotic. As a last resort, Kundan Shah approached National Film Development Corporation (NDFC) to take a loan for producing the film himself. The total cost film production was expected to be around Rs. 7 lakhs and NDFC would grant the loan only up to 75% of the cost after their Script Committee approved the script. However, Kundan Shah got a pleasant surprise when NDFC not only approved his script but also offered to produce the film under its banner as they thought that the script was an effective commentary on the situations prevailing in the country. So financial side of the problem got sorted out.

Next was the selection of actors and the crew for the film. With a budget of only Rs.7 lakhs, engaging the established actors even for the main roles was out of question. Kundan Shah relied on his FTII colleagues and the actors/ crews from IPTA/National School of Drama. The actors included Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Satish Shah, Satish Kaushik, Om Puri, Pankaj Kapoor, Bhakti Bharve, Neena Gupta, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Deepak Qazir, Rajesh Puri, Ashok Banthia and Jaspal Sandhu. Some of the actors also worked behind the camera. For instance, Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Deepak Qazir were the Production Controllers. Satish Kaushik was one of the dialogue writers. Renu Saluja was the editor for the film beside the assistant director.

Naseeruddin Shah had revealed in an interview that during the making of the film, he was feeling uneasy with the script as he felt that all he was doing appeared to him to be nonsensical. He had arguments with Kundan Shah on several occasions but at the end it was Kundan Shah whose writ prevailed. Even after the completion of the film, Naseeruddin Shah was pessimistic about the success of the film.

The film was released in a few theatres in Mumbai in and some other cities in August 1983. The film received a lukewarm response from the audience. The film was withdrawn after a week in Mumbai and ran in a few theatres only for morning shows. In Delhi, the film ran for 37 weeks in a single theatre for morning show only. The film was also shown on then newly set up DD Metro Channel on the week-ends for a month or so. Gul Anand, the producer of some off-beat comedy films like ‘Khatta Meetha’ (1978) and ‘Chashme-e-Buddoor’ (1981) after watching the film had said to Kundan Shah that if he had not seen the film and only read the script , he would have thrown it out of his window. This shows how Kundan Shah made an interesting film out of the nonsensical script. The lukewarm response for the film was a setback for Kundan Shah. He did not venture into directing any film for the next 10 years.

After about 30 years, ‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron’ (1983) was digitally restored and was re-released in November 2012 in multiplexes in Mumbai and in some major cities by which time, the film had already attained a cult status.

In the meanwhile, television was becoming a mass media with a pan India reach. In 1984, Doordarshan permitted the sponsored TV serials produced outside Doordarshan on its National Channel. Kundan Shah and many other persons associated with film industry took this as an opportunity and started their association with the producers of TV Serials. Kundan Shah made his debut on Television by directing some episodes of ‘Ye Jo Hai Zindagi’ (1984). It ran on Doordarshan with 67 episodes some of which were directed by Manjul Sinha and Raman Kumar. Actors were drawn from FTII and theatres. The serial had a phenomenal run which rediscovered Kundan Shah as a master of directing situational comedy.

With the runaway success of ‘Ye Jo Hai Zindagi’, Kundan Shah became the partner in Iskra Films, a TV serial producing company started by Saeed Akhtar Mirza and Aziz Mirza. ‘Nukkad’ (1986) was its first production.  The other successful TV Serials in which Kundan Shah was associated with were ‘Wagle Ki Duniya’ (1988) and ‘Circus’ (1989).

After a gap of more than 10 years, Kundan Shah decided to make a film on the script he wrote in the genre of romantic comedy. The film’s original title ‘Albela’ had to be changed to ‘Kabhi Haan Kabhi Na’ (1994) as this title was already registered by someone with Film Producers Associations like IMPPA. As usual for Kundan Shah, the film was delayed for a variety of reasons. The original lead actors, Amir Khan and Juhi Chawla withdrew from the film due to delay in finding a producer/financier. Shahrukh Khan, who was originally taken for the role which eventually went to Deepak Tijori, was promoted as a lead actor with Suchitra Krishnamoorthy.

After completion, the film remained in the cans for nearly 18 months as no distributor was willing to release the film probably due to the hero turning out to be loser in the end. This was the status of this film despite the fact that by this time, Shahrukh Khan was already on his path to become a super star due to box office successes of his films like ‘Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman’ (1992), ‘Deewana’ (1992), ‘Darr’ (1993) and ‘Baazigar’ (1993). Finally, Shahrukh Khan in partnership with one of his friends from the film industry released the film in February 1994. Though the film was regarded as an average success after the release, over a period of time, the film has earned more than 5 times its cost and it has also attained a cult status for Kundan Shah.

It was another six years after ‘Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa’ (1994) that Kundan Shah took ‘Kya Kehna’(2000) for direction which was Preity Zinta’s debut film. This was Kundan Shah’s first mainstream film which was devoid of any comedy. On the contrary, Kundan Shah tackled a serious issue of pre-marital pregnancy with sensitivity. As usual for Kundan Shah, this film was also delayed in getting released. Once it got released, it was  the pleasant surprise to all concerned with the film that it was a box office hit.

The next in lines of films which Kundan Shah directed were ‘Hum To Mohabbat Karega’ (2000), ‘Dil Hai Tumhara’ (2002) and  ‘Ek Se Badkar Ek’ (2004). All the three films flopped at the box office making him to take a virtual retirement from the mainstream films. He returned to his foray of making films with off-beat themes in ‘Teen Behanen’ (2005), based on a real-life story of three sisters who committed suicide because their father could not afford to pay dowry. The film remained unreleased till date.  His last film was a political satire, ‘P Se PM Tak’ (2015) which was a disaster at the box office.

Kundan Shah died in sleep of heart attack on October 7, 2017 at his residence. One of the emotional tributes on his death was that of Shahrukh Khan whom he compared like his mother. He said ‘I was 25 when I came to Mumbai. I have stayed in Kundan’s house and I have been fed by his family and taken care of by them’. Shahrukh Khan had worked in a few episodes of Kundan Shah’s TV Serials, ‘Wagle Ki Duniya (1988) and as a lead actor in ‘Circus’ (1989). His close friends who had been regular visitors to his office said that Kundan Shah’s office cupboard was full of film scripts in various stages. Sadly, there were no takers for these scripts to turn them into films.

As a tribute to Kundan Shah on the occasion of his 2nd Remembrance Day, I am presenting a song from ‘Kya Kehna’ (2000) which was directed by him. The song is ‘Ae Dil Laaya Hai Bahaar, Apnon Ka Pyaar, Kya Kehna’. The song is rendered by Hariharan and Kavita Krishnamurthy on the words of Majrooh Sultanpuri which was set to music by Rajesh Roshan. The song has two versions – happy and sad, the latter version being also a inspirational song.

Hariharan lip syncs for Anupam Kher, Chandrachud Singh and Mamik Singh while Kavita Krishnamurthy lip syncs for Farida Jalal, Preity Zinta and Nivedita Bhattacharya (in sad version). On the sound track, some lines of the song have been rendered as duet, but in the film, it is for all the actors present in some scenes.

The tune of the song is a straight lift from Oh Carol, I am but a fool, darling I love you, though you treat me cruel, sung by pop singer, song writer and composer, Neil Sedaka in  1957.

Happy Version

Sad Version

Song – Ae Dil Laaya Hai Bahaar, Apno Ka Pyaar, Kya Kehna  (Kya kehna) (2000) Singer – Hariharan, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Lyrics – Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD – Rajesh Roshan
Harirahan + Kavita Krishnamurthy

Lyrics

Happy Version

oh……..o
ho o o o o
o o o o o
o o o o

ae dil
laaya hai bahaar
apnon ka pyaar
kya kehna
milen hum
chhalak utha
khushi ka khumaar
kya kehna
khile khile chehron se aaj
ghar hai mera
gul-e-gulzaar
kya kehna…aa
khile khile chehron se aaj
ghar hai mera
gul-e-gulzaar
kya kehna
ae dil
laaya hai bahaar
apnon ka pyaar
kya kehna
milen hum
chhalak utha
khushi ka khumaar
kya kehna
 
hum tum yun hi milte rahein
mehfil yoon hi sajti rahe
bas pyaar ki yehi ek dhun
har subah-o-shaam bajti rahe
gale mein mehekte rahein
pyaar bhari
baahon ka haar
kya kehna…aa
khile khile chehron se aaj
ghar hai mera
gul-e-gulzaar
kya kehna
 
oh……..o
ho o o o o
o o o o o
o o o o
ae dil
laaya hai bahaar
apnon ka pyaar
kya kehna
milen hum
chhalak utha
khushi ka khumaar
kya kehna
khile khile chehron se aaj
ghar hai mera
gul-e-gulzaar
kya kehna…aa
khile khile chehron se aaj
ghar hai mera
gul-e-gulzaar
kya kehna
 
Sad Version
 
dil ka koi tukda kabhi
dil se juda hota nahi
apna koi jaisa bhi ho
apna hai wo duja nahi
yahi hai wo milan hai jo
sachmuch hai
dil ka qaraar
kya kehna
khile khile chehron se aaj
ghar hai mera
gul-e-gulzaar
kya kehna
ae dil
laaya hai bahaar
apnon ka pyaar
kya kehna
milen hum
chhalak utha
khushi ka khumaar
kya kehna
 
kuchh apne hi tak yoon nahi
ye hai sawaal sab ke liye
jeena hai to jag mein jiyo
ban ke misaal sab ke liye
dekho kaisa mehak raha
pyaar bhari
baahon ka haar
kya kehna…aa
khile khile chehron se aaj
ghar hai mera
gul-e-gulzaar
kya kehna
ae dil
laaya hai bahaar
apnon ka pyaar
kya kehna
milein hum
chhalak utha
khushi ka khumaar
kya kehna
 
jo ho gaya so ho gaya
logon se tu darna nahi
saathi tere hain aur bhi
duniya mein tu tanha nahi
saamna karenge mil ke
chaahe dus ho
chaahe hazaar
kya kehna..aa
khile khile chehron se aaj
jag hai mera
gul-e-gulzaar
kya kehna

oh……..o
ho o o o o
o o o o o
o o o o
ae dil
laaya hai bahaar
apnon ka pyaar
kya kehna
milen hum
chhalak utha
khushi ka khumaar
kya kehna
khile khile chehron se aaj
ghar hai mera
gul-e-gulzaar
kya kehna
khile khile chehron se aaj
ghar hai mera
gul-e-gulzaar
kya kehna

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

Blog Day :

3993 Post No. : 15086 Movie Count :

4139

Hullo All

Todays’ post features a rather new song. It is only 19 years old. It is from “Fiza” (2000) which was directed by Khalid Mohammed who used to be known as a film critic before he got into film-making. He has made “Fiza”; “Zubeida”; “Tehzeeb” and “Silsilay”. He is also the son of yesteryear actress Zubeida about whom our in-house encyclopaedia has written in this article.

Before “Zubeida” Khalid Mohammed made “Fiza” with Jaya Bachchan, Karishma Kapoor, Hritik Roshan, with Neha and Bikram Saluja (in miniscule roles of the love interests of Hritik and Karishma). The movie also had Sushmita Sen, Manoj Bajpayee, Isha Koppikar and Asha Sachdev in guest appearances. If I am not wrong this was Jaya Bachchan’s comeback into commercial cinema after being away for many years. Before this she had acted in “Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa” but that was what is called an off-beat or art film.

The movie’s story was:

Six years after Fiza’s (Karishma Kapoor) brother, Aman (Hrithik Roshan) disappears during the 1993 Mumbai riots, she goes to look for him. When she does find him, to her horror she sees that he has joined a terrorist group. She forces him to come home, and he finally re-unites with their mother (Jaya Bachchan). However, his allegiance and thoughts make him want to join the terrorist network, led by Murad Khan (Manoj Bajpai). A confrontation with two men who harass Fiza leads to Aman revealing his involvement with the terrorist network in front of his sister, mother and the police. His mother’s grief and disappointment eventually lead her to commit suicide. Fiza tries once more to find her brother, with the help of Anirudh (Bikram Saluja). Aman has been sent on a mission to kill two powerful politicians; when he does succeed in assassinating them, his own terrorist group tries to kill him. He escapes and Fiza follows him. They confront each other and with the police closing in on him, he asks her to kill him. After much persuasion Fiza kills her brother. Aman dies saying the first Kalma in Islam, “La illa ha ill Allah, Mohammad dur Rasullalah”

Karishma Kapoor was the first Kapoor daughter to enter the film industry if one chooses to forget her paternal aunt (bua) Ritu (Kapoor) Nanda’s walk in the rain in “Shri 420” and Sanjana Kapoor’s (Shashi Kapoor’s daughter) brief film career. She managed to find her spot in the industry by her hardwork and succeeded on her own terms. She began her journey in 1991 as a teenager opposite (south actor) Harish and went on to act in close to 65 films which had her pair with Govinda in some hit comedies of the mid-nineties. Her roles in the 1996 release “Raja Hindustani” and 1997 “Dil Toh Paagal Hai” (DTPH) made audiences realise the range in her abilities. DTPH also got her a National Award and Filmfare and Zee awards for best supporting actress. “Fiza” and “Zubeida” were movies where she was the only actor who was a star. It is amazing that these movies are remembered for her work in them inspite of her fan-following for the masala movies that she worked in that period.

Today she turns a year older (girls never tell their age :)) but doesn’t look her age as she has maintained herself wonderfully. The reason I chose this lesser known song is it shows her dancing abilities, her beauty and the expressiveness of her eyes. The song is sung by Asha Bhonsle, written by Sameer and Anu Malik is the music director. The song occurs when a group of Fiza’s ex-class fellows comment on how serious a person she is and doesn’t live-life like youngsters; partying and relaxing etc. Isha Koppikar (in the lavender casuals) who is one of her friends asks Fiza to prove the others wrong. Bikram Saluja is also present.

Wish You a Very Happy Birthday Lolo a.k.a. Karishma Kapoor.

Naachoon Naachoon! Na na na naachoon!


Song-Naachoon naachoon (Fiza)(2000) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Sameer, MD-Anu Malik
Chorus

Lyrics

badtameezi pe hum aa gaye toh
tum shareefon kaa phir kya hoga
hain sheeshe ke ghar tumhaare
maaraa pathhar toh phir kya hoga

naachoon naachoon
na na na naachoon
naachoon naachoon
na na na naachoon
naachoon naachoon
na na na naachoon
naachoon naachoon
na na na naachoon

aankh milaoongi
aankh churaoongi
dil dhadkaoongi
hosh udaaoongi
ai sab ko mana loongi
sab roothh gaye toh kya
main naachoon bin paayal
ghunghroo toot gaye toh kya
main naachoon bin paayal
ghunghroo toot gaye toh kya
naachoon naachoon
na na na naachoon
nachoon naachoon
na na na naachoon

aankh milaoongi
aankh churaoongi
dil dhadkaoongi
hosh udaaoongi
ai sab ko mana loongi
sab rooth gaye toh kya
main naachoon bin paayal
ghunghroo toot gaye toh kya
main naachoon bin paayal
ghunghroo toot gaye toh kya
naachoon naachoon
na na na naachoon
nachoon naachoon
na na na naachoon

kuchh mushqil thhi meri
zara der se aayi hoon
lekin main mohabbat ke
nazraane laayi hoon
naachoon naachoon
na na na naachoon
naachoon naachoon
na na na naachoon

kuchh mushqil thhi meri
zara der se aayi hoon
lekin main mohabbat ke
nazraane laayi hoon
dil kaanch ke hote hain
ye toot gaye toh kya
main naachoon bin paayal
ghunghroo toot gaye toh kya
main naachoon bin paayal
ghunghroo toot gaye toh kya
naachoon naachoon
na na na naachoon
nachoon naachoon
na na na naachoon

maana ke duniya mein
har kadam pe dhokha hai
auron pe nahin lekin
mujhe khud pe bharosa hai
naachoon naachoon
na na na naachoon
nachoon naachoon
na na na naachoon

maana ke duniya mein
har kadam pe dhokha hai
auron pe nahin lekin
mujhe khud pe bharosa hai
jo kachche dhaage thhe
woh toot gaye toh kya
main naachoon bin paayal
ghunghroo toot gaye toh kya
main naachoon bin paayal
ghunghroo toot gaye toh kya
main naachoon bin paayal
ghunghroo toot gaye toh kya
main naachoon bin paayal
ghunghroo toot gaye toh kya
naachoon naachoon
na na na naachoon
naachoon naachoon
na na na naachoon
naachoon naachoon
na na na naachoon


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 : 3974 Post No. : 15060

Welcome all to this post of today!!!

Today 5th June is the ‘World Environment Day’ which is celebrated all over the world on 5th June every year. Since 2017, we are trying to connect us with this celebration by posting a song on the blog which comes closer to the theme of the ‘World Environment Day’ of that year. Though, it is more or less difficult that we find any direct song relevant to the theme or subject, our endeavour here is to connect with those songs wherein we have ‘nature-connection’ in them or songs about nature symbols.

Nature, natural environment and nature symbols are very much an integral part of many of Hindi movie songs and where we attach ourselves with different types of feelings and emotions. Some of the greatest songs from Hindi movies comes from these types of songs too.

Also, I would like to mention here that off late we have some Hindi movies coming with the subjects related to pollution, climate change etc. and the general concern towards environment is being highlighted to make people more aware about the environmental related issues.

On the growing pollution and climate change I have written few lines ‘‘आबोहवा’ बदल गयी हैं! ( The ‘Climate’ is ‘changing’ ) six years back. I am reproducing below few lines from it;

फिजां कि बाहों में
अनगिनत जहरीलें ‘वायु’
आज घुल रहे
के हवा भी ‘रंग बदलने’ लगी हैं

This year’s environment day theme is Air Pollution#!!!

It will also be interesting to see how the yearly ‘themes’ of the ‘World Environment Day’ have been since its inception in 1974, and how due to the increasing pollution and effects of climate change we have reached a stage of ‘do or die’ and so the themes are also reflecting it like last year it was ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ and this year it is ‘Air Pollution’ and the call is to ‘Beat Air Pollution’.

‘Air’ (Vayu, Pawan, Hawaa) as we know is the source of life, we cannot breathe and be alive if there is no ‘air’. ‘Air’ like the other natural resources is ‘God’s gift’ to human kind. If we go the dictionary meaning of air it reads ‘the invisible gaseous substance surrounding the earth, a mixture mainly of oxygen and nitrogen’.  So, may be what we are connecting with in our Hindi movie songs is its various forms i.e. wind, breeze etc.

And though ‘air, wind, breeze’ might be invisible we have a very strong bond with it and in our HFM songs our poets/lyricists have taken liberties to establish a strong relationship with it.

So, we have Gulzar Saab in his own philosophical style saying ‘Hawaaon Pe Likh Do Hawaaon Ke Naam, Hum Anjaan Pardesiyon Ka Salaam’.

When we are in upbeat mood and we have the ‘air in our favour’ we even start imagining that the ‘air’ is ‘singing’ and awakening our dreams … ‘Jhukti Ghataa Gaati Hawaa Sapne Jagaaye’.

And I think that songs like ‘Hawaa Mein Udtaa Jaaye Mora Laal Dupatta Malmal Ka Ho Ji’, ‘Thhandi Hawaa Kaali Ghataa Aa Hi Gayi Jhoomke’, ‘Pawan Deewani’, should fall in this category. . .

Even the wind when it is blowing in its full glory can remind us of someone, someone close or beloved to us …‘Jhoomti Chali Hawaa Yaad Aa Gaya Koyi’

In our movies we have plenty of songs for lovers and of their feelings and emotions, even sometimes they share their secret to the ‘cold breeze’ and invite it to listen to their lovely talks J ‘Sun Ja Aa Thhandi Hawaa’ and also reminding it that it should not be disclosed to anyone other than them. . .

Or somebody separated from his or her beloved can vent his/her feelings in ‘Ye Hawaa Ye Hawaa Ye Hawaa, ‘In Hawaaon Mein In Fizaaon Mein etc.

Actually, for those who are in love we have many many songs for the lovers on either side (male, female 🙂 ), for all types of their moods and emotions depending on the circumstances they are in; ‘Hawaa Ke Saath Saath Ghataa Ke Sang Sang, ‘Sabaa Se Ye Keh Do Ke Kaliyaan Bichhaaye, ‘Thhandi Hawaaein Lehraa Ke Aayen, ‘Ye Hawaa Ye Nadi Ka Kinaara’, ‘Ye Raatein Ye Mausam Nadi Ka Kinaara Ye Chanchal Hawaa, ‘Ye Hawaa Ye Raat Ye Chaandni, ‘Balmaa Khuli Hawaa Mein, ‘Seeli Hawaa Chhoo Gayi’, ‘Saawan Ka Maheena Pawan Kare Sor etc.

Someone alone can even see a true friend and companion in the ‘breeze’ and sing ‘Sun Ri Pawan Pawan Purvaiyya,

We have songs where an individual is thinking of himself as form of ‘blowing wind’ ‘Main Hoon Ek Hawaa Ka Jhonka, ‘Main Jhonka Mast Hawaa Ka’, ‘. . .Ban Ke Hawaa Ka Jhonka, Main Nikal Jaaunga. . .‘. 

We even proudly speak of the eastern winds blowing in our country when we sing ‘Mere Desh Mein Pawan Chaley Purwaayi’, or when we speak about our revered river Ganga – ‘Machalti Huyi Hawaa Mein Chham Chham Hamaare Sang Sang Chaley Ganga Ki Lehren’,

And then we have some semi-philosophical songs like ‘Ae Ri Pawan Dhoondhe Kise Tera Mann’, ‘Thhandi Hawaa Ye Chaandni Suhaani Aye Mere Dil Sunaa Koi Kahaani’, ‘Chaley Pawan Ki Chaal’, or when we have turbulence in society our poets penned their thoughts by writing like ‘Aaj Hawaaon Mein Bhi Zehar Hai’ and looking for the ‘winds of change’ in the society.

And some of longing for the ‘. . .Fursat Ke Raat Din’ cannot forget ‘Ya Garmiyon Ki Raat Jo Purwaayiyaan Chalen’. . .

I would also like to mention here these songs ‘O Basanti Pawan Paagal’, and ‘O Pawan Veg Se Udne Waale Ghode , where the ‘pawan’ is invoked with special purpose and to relate ‘speed’ respectively.

Finally, coming to one of the best ‘lullaby songs’ and my favourites in this genre, where a mother is requesting the ‘wind’ or ‘hawaa’ to flow slowly as her child is sleeping … ‘Nanhi Kali Sone Chali Hawaa Dheere Aana’, or even take this lullaby for their male counterparts 🙂  respectively – ‘O Ri Hawaa Dheere Se Chal Sotaa Hai Munna Hamaara’.

And after a sound night sleep the ‘air’ can elevate our mood when we wake up next morning by singing a beautiful ‘prabhaati’ – Hawaa Ye Prabhati Sunaaye

There may be many other songs which I may not have mentioned above and still could be very much relevant to the subject, but then we have to stop, think, ponder and enjoy the today’s song too …

But before that, when we thank God for his bountiful gift to us and this beautiful nature we have to keep asking and seeking answer for ‘Hawaa Chale Jaisebecause He is the creator who only has the answer 🙂 .

For today’s post I am sharing a Non-Filmy song from the album ‘Karadi Katha – Bandar Bindaas Bandar’.

This album was published by ‘Times Music’ in the year 2000 and which I added to my collection on 11.06.2000 (the day 11th June being a special one for us). We were staying at Bareilly then.

This album, though having all children songs, is one of my all-time favourite albums because all the lyrics for this album are penned by Gulzar Saab. Music is composed by ‘3 Brothers & A Violin’.

The list of singers includes some of our greatest singers, lending their voices to the songs in this album – we have Anuradha Sriram, Aditya Narayan, Bhupinder Singh, Hamsika Kishore, Manna Dey, Sanjeevani Bhelande, Shankar Mahadevan, SP Balsubramanyam, Udit Narayan, and child artists Madhumita Birukar, Sneha Tatapudy, Sruthi Sundaram, Sumitra Tatapudy, Vallari Shah and Vidya Sundaram as singers.

Gulzar Saab has given a brief narration before each song and that is just fascinating and it takes us to an altogether different land of animals and forests. And come to think of ‘pure air’, now the forests are the only place remaining where we can get ‘air’ in its pure, clean and natural form (if I am correct). . .

Today’s song is sung by Shankar Mahadevan and child artists have provided the chorus.

(When I was looking for a song for this post and asked suggestions from my family members, the suggestion for this song came from younger daughter and I immediately decided to pick this song for this today’s post)

Let us now enjoy this beautiful song and enjoy the ‘gifts of nature’ and let us take care & control of our ‘emissions’ and ‘pollutants’, and let us pray that we have a ‘natural, pure, hygienic and pollution free’ – ‘Air’ in the future for all of us and the generations coming…


Song – Shabnami Si Hawa Hai, Ud Ke Dekhen To Kya Hai (NFS – Shankar Mahadevn) (2000) Singer – Shankar Mahadevan, Lyrics – Gulzar, MD – 3 Brothers & A Violin
Chorus

Lyrics

(Narration by Gulzar Saab)

Jungle mein bhi aise hi mausam aate hai jaise sheharon mein. Sheharon mein monsoon aata hai, baarish hoti hai to aap log rain-coat pahan lete hai. Jaanwar nahin pahante. Jo darte hai chhup jaate hai gufaaon mein. Aur jinhe achchhi lagti hai baarish, wo baahar aakar khelne lagte hai.
Koyal chahakne lagti hai, papeeha pihu-pihu karne lagta hai.
Garmiyon mein nadi sukhne lagti hai. To unhe paani ki taqleef to hoti hai. Nal to hai nahin ki kholen. Bathroom bhi nahin hai. Nadi sukhi ho to kayi kayi din nahaate bhi nahin. Phir patjhad aa jaati hai, patte girne lagte hai, ped sukh jaate hai, aur baithhne ke liye chhaaon bhi nahin milti unhe.
Phir bahaar aati hai. Sarson phoolti hai. Titliyaan udne lagti hai. Bulbul bolne lagti hai. Mujhe to jungle ke saare mausam achchhe lagte hai.

Lekin sabse achchha lagta hai bahaar ka mausam. Seeli seeli ghaas par shabnami si hawaa, jab udti hai to waah kya baat hai

 

hurraah
hurraah

hurraah
hurraah

hurraah
hurraah

hurraah
hurraah

shabnami si hawaa hai
ud ke dekhen to kya hai
sabzaa behne lagaa hai
shayad aayi hai bahaar

huraah
huraah

shabnami si hawaa hai
ud ke dekhen to kya hai
sabzaa behne lagaa hai
shayad aayi hai bahaar

huraah
huraah

sa ga pa ma ga ma ga re
sa ga re ma ga
sa ga pa ma ga ma ga re
sa ga re ma ga
sa ga pa ma ga ma ga re
sa ga re ma ga
sa ga pa ma ga ma ga re
sa ga re ma ga
sa ga pa ma ga ma ga re
sa ga re ma ga
sa ga pa ma ga ma ga re
sa ga re ma ga
sa ga pa ma ga ma ga re
sa ga re ma ga aa

kal parson se
peeli peeli
sarson phool rahi hai
baat baat pe
pankh pasaare
bulbul jhool rahi hai
kal parson se
peeli peeli
sarson phool rahi hai
baat baat pe
pankh pasaare
bulbul jhool rahi hai
shabnami si hawaa hai
ud ke dekhen to kya hai
sabzaa behne lagaa hai
shayad aayi hai bahaar
huraah
huraah

de re na aa aa aa aa
re ae
sar pe chadh ke
palm ke patte
haath hilaate hain
koyi mehmaan
hoga shaayad
paas bulaate hai
sar pe chadhke
palm ke patte
haath hilaate hai
koyi mehmaan
hoga shayad
paas bulaate hai
ho shabnami si hawaa hai
ud ke dekhen to kya hai
sabzaa behne lagaa hai
shayad aayi hai bahaar
huraah
huraah

phir aamon par
baur aaya hai
naachne mor aaya hai
phool saje hai
ghar mein rehne koyi aur aaya hai
phir aamon par
baur aaya hai
naachne mor aaya hai
phool saje hai
ghar mein rehne
koyi aur aaya hai
shabnami si hawaa hai
ud ke dekhe to kya hai
sabzaa behne lagaa hai
shayad …

aayi hai bahaar
aayi aayi hai bahaar
aayi hai bahaar
aaayi aayi hai bahaar

(aa aa aa aa …. )

aayi hai bahaar
aaayi aayi hai bahaar
aayi hai bahaar
aaayi aayi hai bahaar
aayi hai bahaar
aaayi aayi hai bahaar
aayi hai bahaar
aayi aayi hai bahaar

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapvaala)
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(गुलज़ार द्वारा कथन –

“जंगल में भी ऐसे ही मौसम आते है जैसे शहरों में. शहरों में मानसून आता है, बारिश होती है तो आप लोग रेन-कोट पहन लेते है. जानवर नहीं पहनते. जो डरते है छुप जाते है गुफाओं में. और जिन्हें अच्छी लगती है बारिश, वो बाहर आकर खेलने लगते है.
कोयल चहकने लगती है, पपीहा पिहू-पिहू करने लगता है.
गर्मियों में नदी सूखने लगती है. तो उन्हें पानी कि तकलीफ तो होती है. नल तो है नहीं के खोलें.
बाथरूम भी नहीं है. नदी सुखी हो तो कई कई दिन नहाते भी नहीं.
फिर पतझड़ आ जाती है, पत्ते गिरने लगते है, पेड़ सुख जाते है, और बैठने के लिए छाँव भी नहीं मिलती उन्हें.
फिर बहार आती है. सरसों फूलती है. तितलियाँ उड़ने लगती है. बुलबुल बोलने लगती है. मुझे तो जंगल के सारे मौसम अच्छे लगते है.

लेकिन सबसे अच्छा लगता है बहार का मौसम. सिली सिली घास पर शबनमी सी हवा, जब उडती है तो वाह, क्या बात है. . . )

हूर्रा:
हूर्रा:

हूर्रा:
हूर्रा:

हूर्रा:
हूर्रा:

हूर्रा:
हूर्रा:

शबनमी सी हवा है
उड़ के देखें तो क्या है
सब्ज़ा बहने लगा है
शायद आई है बहार
हूर्रा:
हूर्रा:

शबनमी सी हवा है
उड़ के देखें तो क्या है
सब्ज़ा बहने लगा है
शायद आई है बहार
हूर्रा:
हूर्रा:

सा गा प् म ग म ग रे
सा ग रे म गा
सा गा प् म ग म ग रे
सा ग रे म गा
सा गा प् म ग म ग रे
सा ग रे म गा
सा गा प् म ग म ग रे
सा ग रे म गा
सा गा प् म ग म ग रे
सा ग रे म गा
सा गा प् म ग म ग रे
सा ग रे म गा
सा गा प् म ग म ग रे
सा ग रे म गा

कल परसों से
पीली पीली
सरसों फूल रही है
बात बात पे
पंख पसारे
बुलबुल झूल रही है
कल परसों से
पीली पीली
सरसों फूल रही है
बात बात पे
पंख पसारे
बुलबुल झूल रही है
शबनमी सी हवा है
उड़ के देखें तो क्या है
सब्ज़ा बहने लगा है
शायद आई है बहार
हूर्रा:
हूर्रा:

दे रे ना आ आ आ आ आ °°°
रे ए °°° °°°

सर पे चढ़के
पाम के पत्ते
हाथ हिलाते है
कोई मेहमान
होगा शायद
पास बुलाते हैं
सर पे चढ़के
पाम के पत्ते
हाथ हिलाते है
कोई मेहमान
होगा शायद
पास बुलाते हैं
हो शबनमी सी हवा है
उड़ के देखें तो क्या है
सब्ज़ा बहने लगा है
शायद आई है बहार
हूर्रा:
हूर्रा:

फिर आमों पर
बौर आया है
नाचने मोर आया है
फूल सजे है
घर में रहने
कोई और आया है
फिर आमों पर बौर आया है
नाचने मोर आया है
फूल सजे है
घर में रहने कोई और आया है
शबनमी सी हवा है
उड़ के देखें तो क्या है
सब्ज़ा बहने लगा है
शायद …

आई है बहार
आई आई है बहार
आई है बहार
आई आई है बहार

(आ आ आ °°° °°°°°° °°°

आई है बहार
आई आई है बहार
आई है बहार
आई आई है बहार
आई है बहार
आई आई है बहार
आई है बहार
आई आई है बहार


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 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 : 3649 Post No. : 14488

ASAD 10th Anniversary Celebrations – 5
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Our blog will be completing a decade online on 19th July, 2018, and I think this is a great great achievement of Atul ji – our leader – who over all these years has keep it going with his tireless efforts and dedication towards the blog in spite of having his own personal priorities including his full-time job.

I got an opportunity to get in contact with this blog since (my first comment on 15.09.2009 – Kashti Ka Khaamosh Safar Hai …) and after that it took me few years to become a part of the ASAD team on 05.09.2012 when my first contribution – Pyaar Ka Badlaa Mujhe –  was posted on the blog. So, after a couple of months it will mark my six years on this blog as a contributor and team member of this family.

As I have said in one of my earlier articles here that when I joined this blog, my main objective was the songs which were in my memory since childhood and these were the songs which are very nostalgic for me and those which brings back wonderful memories for me – Tere Mere Yaaraane ho o. Revisiting those songs is like reviving again the old days – the days I was growing – the childhood and the ‘magic of cinema’.

Over these years since 2012, after the initial phase of sharing ‘lot of songs’ from the seventies, I have also shared some of my anecdotes and written about movies which I may not have watched but their songs are part of my memories. After coming into the contact with this blog I also got to learn and became aware of many songs of yesteryears, got to know about the great personalities associated with these songs, and about the vast treasure trove that HFM is.

In few of my earlier posts I have already written about ‘what this blog is for me (Hum Se Roothhe Hi Bhale Saara Zamaana) and how over all these years it has become an essential part of my life.  Hence, I will not repeat all those feelings here, and will come to the song in today’s post.

For this 10th anniversary celebrations of the blog, my theme is ‘nostalgia’. What I want to express in today’s post is that other than the ‘nostalgia’ of songs and movies that I share on this blog, now this blog itself has become a ‘nostalgic’ part of my daily routine. As I browse it daily it brings back memories of initial years a ‘contributor’ and the communications that I have been doing all these years with the team of contributors. And the most beautiful thing of all to happen was meeting some of our team members in person – the gang outs 🙂 – Is Mulaqaat Bas Mazaa Lijiye.

This is the most beautiful part of ‘my’ life and I think I can write it – ‘our life’. Because we, ‘strangers’ to each other, have now become as one ‘soul’ and ‘one life’ because of this blog only. The joy of meeting each other in the ‘gang outs’ cannot be described in words here. It is an everlasting feeling and after every meeting we long to meet next time with many new things to share.

Personally, I feel myself very fortunate to be a part of this blog and to have met some wonderful peoples- our seniors and fellow team members – in my lifetime and it’s like ‘jeevan dhanya ho gaya’, so what more one wants because ‘main to kuchh bhi nahin tha, is blog ne mujhe bahot kuchh bana diya’ 🙂 . In the near future I hope to meet other members whom I have not yet met in person 🙂 . This ‘Suhaana Safar’ will be continuing on and on. . .

In India, this month of July brings the monsoon and nowadays it’s raining in almost all the parts of the country. The monsoon generally takes over and covers the whole country in this month. For me, it is a regular here since months and even in this winter season here in Kenya now, we have regular rains. That is why when I think about the birthday of this blog, it was in July in 2008. Every year on the anniversary of this blog, Atul ji must be remembering those days when he was thinking of launching this blog or putting his thoughts together which later on became a ‘full online regular blog’ 😊

aise hi kuchh din rahe honge wo bhi
jab kaale kaale baadal mandlaa rahe honge
aur idhar geeton ki varsha barasne ki tayyari ho rahi thi. . .

With these thoughts in mind let us enjoy this lovely song and fall in love with HFM yet once again – the songs that brings back memories and the ‘nostalgia’ everybody has been associated with in one’s life. Because hereafter when these celebrations are over the memories of this wonderful week will become a part of our ‘nostalgia’ forever and will be remembered every year. And if the virtual gang out happens, it will also leave behind memories to cherish forever.

Let us now enjoy this wonderful composition from Rajesh Roshan penned by Qateel Shifai, and which has the sweet and melodious voices of Sadhna Sargaam and Suresh Wadkar. The film is ‘Anjaane’. As per information available online, this film was launched in 1993, and its music was released in 1995. However, production delays and other issues caused the film to be released only in 2000. I have not seen this film and I would request knowledgeable readers to throw light on this movie and its songs.

Once again thanking Atul ji and all other members of this blog and wishing all the best in the future, let us enjoy this song.

(Video – Partial)

(Audio)

Song – Kaale Kaale Baadal Jab Bhi Chhaayenge (Anjaane) (2000) Singer – Sadhna Sargam, Suresh Wadkar , Lyrics – Qateel Shaifai, MD – Rajesh Roshan
Sadhna Sargam + Suresh Wadkar
Chorus

Lyrics

aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa

kaale kaale baadal jab bhi chhayenge..ae
kaale kaale baadal jab bhi chhayenge
ye din pyaare pyaare yaad aayenge

hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
aa aa aa aa aa

kaaley kaaley baadal jab bhi chhayenge
ye din pyaare pyaare yaad aayenge
o gori
kya boli
mann ki beena chhedi re
o gori kya boli
arey mann ki beena chhedi re
gun gun karte bhanware
jab bhi gaayenge
ye din pyaare pyaare yaad aayenge 
kaaley kaaley baadal jab bhi chhayenge 
ye din pyaare pyaare yaad aayenge 

aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa

meethhe jharnon ka paani
chhede nayi si kahaani
meethhe jharnon ka paani
chhede nayi si kahaani
waadiyon pe lagaa
panchhiyon ka mela
mujhse poochhe ghadi ghadi
ye suhaani bela
tere saath hai ye kaun albelaa
albelaa
o gori
kya boli
mann ki duniya doli re
o gori
kya boli
arey mann ki duniya doli re
mausam ye bahaarein jab bhi laayenge
ye din pyaare pyaare yaad aayenge
kaale kaale baadal jab bhi chhayenge
ye din pyaare pyaare yaad aayenge

kaajal bhed tera kholey
bindiya chupke se ye boley
kaajal bhed tera kholey
bindiya chupke se ye boley
hai haseena tu thodi si deewaani
dil hi dil mein ye sochey fiza mastaani
hogi kiske tu khwaabon ki raani
tu raani
miltey hai
jo saathi

yaad nahin unki jaati
miltey hai
jo saathi

arey yaad nahin unki jaati
ham chaahe jahaan bhi chaley jaayenge
ye din pyaare pyaare yaad aayenge ae

hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
aa aa aa aa aa

kaale kaale baadal jab bhi chhayenge
ye din pyaare pyaare yaad aayenge ae
o gori
kya boli
mann ki beena chhedi re
o gori
kya boli
arey man ki beena chhedi re
gun gun karte bhanware
jab bhi gaayenge
ye din pyaare pyaare yaad aayenge

hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
laa laa laa laa aa
hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
laa laa laa laa aa

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ

काले काले बादल जब भी छायेंगे ए
काले काले बादल जब भी छायेंगे
ये दिन प्यारे प्यारे याद आयेंगे

हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म
आ आ आ आ आ

काले काले बादल जब भी छायेंगे
ये दिन प्यारे प्यारे याद आयेंगे
ओ गोरी
क्या बोली
मन कि बीना छेड़ी रे
ओ गोरी
क्या बोली
अरे मन कि बीना छेड़ी रे
गुन गुन करते भंवरे
जब भी गायेंगे
ये दिन प्यारे प्यारे याद आयेंगे

काले काले बादल जब भी छायेंगे ए
ये दिन प्यारे प्यारे याद आयेंगे ए

आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ आ आ

मीठे झरनों का पानी
छेड़े नयी सी कहानी
मीठे झरनों का पानी
छेड़े नयी सी कहानी
वादियों पे लगा
पंछियों का मेला
मुझसे पूछे घडी घडी
ये सुहानी बेला
तेरे साथ है ये कौन अलबेला
अलबेला
ओ गोरी
क्या बोली  
मन कि दुनिया डोली रे
ओ गोरी

क्या बोली  
अरे मन कि दुनिया डोली रे  
मौसम ये बहारें जब भी लायेंगे
ये दिन प्यारे प्यारे याद आयेंगे

काले काले बादल जब भी छायेंगे
ये दिन प्यारे प्यारे याद आयेंगे

काजल भेद तेरा खोले
बिंदिया चुपके से ये बोले
काजल भेद तेरा खोले
बिंदिया चुपके से ये बोले
है हसीना तू थोडीसी दीवानी
दिल ही दिल में ये सोचे फिजा मस्तानी
होगी किसके तू ख़्वाबों कि रानी
तू रानी

मिलते है जो साथी
याद नहीं उनकी जाती
मिलते है जो साथी
अरे याद नहीं उनकी जाती
हम चाहे जहां भी चले जायेंगे
ये दिन प्यारे प्यारे याद आयेंगे

हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म
आ आ आ आ आ 


काले काले बादल जब भी छायेंगे
ये दिन प्यारे प्यारे याद आयेंगे ए
ओ गोरी
क्या बोली ई
मन कि बीना छेड़ी रे
ओ गोरी
क्या बोली
अरे मन कि बीना छेड़ी रे  
गुन गुन करते भंवरे
जब भी गायेंगे
ये दिन प्यारे प्यारे याद आयेंगे


हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म
ला ला ला ला आ  
हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म
ला ला ला ला आ  

 


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 : 3589 Post No. : 14342

Hullo Atuldom

Back to writing after a gap of 3 weeks. Lovely three weeks. Spent among the hills of North- East India and South India. Must thank my nephew for insisting that I accompany them. If the Himalayas and its snow-clad peaks are a heavenly sight so are the mountain ranges of the Nilgiris in the south – the common feature being acres of tea gardens. For the second weekend outing to the Nilgiris, I hold my son and niece responsible.

Trust humans to spoil a good thing. Where there was a lot of discipline among the locals at both places; tourists have ruined Ooty as much as say Lonavla, Khandala or Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra. Thankfully Sikkim has not faced much tourist onslaught and so is much cleaner. The air in these hill stations are so pollution free one doesn’t feel like returning to pavilion and the reality of daily routine. I am sure our Sadanand ji will be nodding in agreement being an avid traveller and having visited many such pristine locations. Hope I am right?

More about my travels some other time, I will get straight to the topic of this post.

This post is to wish the lady with the dazzling smile a very happy birthday. Unbelievable that she turned 51 yesterday. The dancer who out-dances her co-star without meaning to and effortlessly at that. But she is not all song and dance only; she is great in exhibiting all emotions with her eyes, face and voice. Just like the heroines of yesteryear, specially Madhubala, with whom she used to be constantly compared. Yes yes. I am speaking of Madhuri Dixit (now Nene). Having made her debut in movies through the 1984 Rajshri Productions ‘Abodh’ and tasting success with ‘Tezaab’, ‘Ram Lakhan’, ‘Tridev’, etc. she made a place for herself among the top-ranked heroines of Bollywood. Her teaming with Anil Kapoor, Sunny Deol, Sanjay Dutt, Govinda, Jackie Shroff (all the reigning stars of that period) was well received by the audiences. In the later half of the 90s she also teamed successfully with the 3Khans. She was lucky to have roles written specially for her as in Prakash Jha’s ‘Mrityudand’ and MF Hussain’s ‘Gaja Gamini’.

As much as I love Madhuri and her movies with their songs and dances, there are some songs of her’s which I don’t approve of. For example, her song in the movie ‘Anjaam’ – “Athraa Baras Ki Kunwaari Kali Thi. . . Choodi Tooti Chane Ke Khet Mein” or the song from ‘Khalnayak’ – “Choli Ke Peeche Kya Hai”; and then there is ‘Mera Piya Ghar Aaya O Ram ji” in ‘Yaarana’ or even “Dhak Dhak Karne Laga” from ‘Beta’. All these songs and some more of that type, which made Madhuri Dixit a dancing-star, are full of double meanings and were lapped up by the public. But there also is a greater number of Madhuri songs which are just as popular and have more ‘decent’ lyrics. For example, “Didi Tera Devar Deewana”, and her songs from ‘Devadas’, ‘Saajan’, ‘Sangeet’ etc. (no, I am not going to list her filmography here 🙂 ). The song with this post is one such song.

It is from Rajkumar Santoshi’s 2000 release ‘Pukaar’ (making a debut on the blog).  The main cast of this film is Madhuri with Anil Kapoor and Namrata Shirodkar and a supporting cast of Om Puri, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Rohini Hattangadi, KD Chandran, Neeraj Vora, Danny and Prabhu Deva (just for a song). It is a well-made film based on espionage in the army and had a love triangle added for spice which gives the central characters a lot of scope to showcase their ‘sacrificing attitudes’. The songs are penned by Javed Akhtar and AR Rehman is the composer. This song is sung by Shankar Mahadevan and Kavita Krishnamurty. It is a stage show to celebrate some event in the army cantonment. The song shows Madhuri decently matching steps to Prabhu Deva’s vigorous dance. Anil Kapoor, Namrata and the other members of the cast are in the audience which join in towards the song’s climax.

Wish you a very Happy Birthday Madhuri!

Song – Que Sera Sera Sera, Jo Bhi Ho So Ho (Pukaar) (2000) Singer – Shanker Mahadevan, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Lyrics – Javed Akhtar, Kaly, MD – AR Rehman
Female Chorus
Male Chorus
All Chorus

Lyrics

naujawaano
baat maano
kabhi kisi se
na pyaar karna
naujawaano
baat maano
kabhi kisi se
na pyaar karna
hey que sera sera sera
jo bhi ho so ho
hamein pyaar ka ho aasra
phir chaahe jo ho
hey que sera sera sera
jo bhi ho so ho
hamein pyaar ka ho aasra
phir chaahe jo ho

pyaar zindagi
pyaar har khushi
pyaar jisne paaya hai,
wahi dil phool jaisa khila
pyaar galti hai
pyaar dhokha hai
pyaar dhalti chhaaya hai,
dekho phir na karna gila
oo oo
pyaar zindagi
pyaar har khushi
pyaar jisne paaya hai,
wahi dil phool jaisa khila
pyaar galti hai
pyaar dhokha hai
pyaar dhalti chhaaya hai,
dekho phir na karna gila
pyaar hi dhadakano ki kahaani hai,
pyaar hai haseen daastaan
pyaar ashqon ki deta nishaani hai,
pyaar mein hai chain kahaan
pyar ki baat jisne na maani hai
uski na to zameen hai na hai aasmaan
naujawaano
baat maano
kabhi kisi se
na pyaar karna
hey que sera sera sera
jo bhi ho so ho
hamein pyaar ka ho aasra
phir chaahe jo ho
hey que sera sera sera
jo bhi ho so ho
hamein pyaar ka ho aasra
phir chaahe jo ho

pyaar jaise hai purab-pashchim
pyaar hai uttar-dakkhin,
yahaan hai pyaar hi har disha
pyaar rog hai
pyaar dard hai
pyaar tode dil ek din
ye hi hai pyaar ka silsila
oo oo
pyaar jaise hai purab-pashchim
pyaar hai uttar-dakkhin,
yahaan hai pyaar hi har disha
pyaar rog hai
pyaar dard hai
pyaar tode dil ek din
ye hi hai pyaar ka silsila
pyaar se hi to rangeen jeevan hai
pyaar se hi dil hai jawaan
pyaar kaanto ka jaise koi ban hai
pyaar se hi gam ka samaan
pyaar se jaane kyon tum ko uljhan hai
pyaar to saari duniya pe hai meharbaan
naujawaano
baat maano
naujawaano

hey que sera sera sera
jo bhi ho so ho
hamein pyaar ka ho aasra
phir chaahe jo ho
hey que sera sera sera
jo bhi ho so ho
hamein pyaar ka ho aasra
phir chaahe jo ho

na na na na naujawaano
na na na na
na na na na
na na na na
na na na na
naujawaano
na na na na
na na na na
na na na na
na na na na
na na na na
na na na na
na na na na

hey que sera sera sera
jo bhi ho so ho
hamein pyaar ka ho aasra
phir chaahe jo ho

hamein pyaar ka ho aasra
phir chaahe jo ho
hey que sera sera sera
jo bhi ho so ho
hamein pyaar ka ho aasra
phir chaahe jo ho
hey que sera sera sera
jo bhi ho so ho
hamein pyaar ka ho aasra
phir chaahe jo ho

pyaar pyaar pyaar pyaar pyaar pyaar

ok ok ok ok. . .

pyaar pyaar pyaar pyaar pyaar pyaar

hamein pyaar ka ho aasra
phir chaahe jo ho
hamein pyaar ka ho aasra
phir chaahe jo ho

hey que sera sera sera
jo bhi ho so ho
hamein pyaar ka ho aasra
phir chaahe jo ho
phir chaahe jo ho
phir chaahe jo ho
phir chaahe jo ho


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. : 13905

Hullo Atuldom

The song with this post is from ‘Kaho Na…Pyar Hai’, a movie that was released on 14th January 2000. It is produced and directed by Rakesh Roshan. This film was planned as the launch vehicle for Hrithik Roshan in Bollywood with Ameesha Patel playing the female lead. This movie had the new comer Hrithik play a double role which he handled well and the movie was liked by the critics and masses. The songs were a rage and the movie a huge hit.

It was a simple love story where a rich girl (Sonia- Ameesha Patel) and poor boy (Rohit- Hrithik) meet and fall in love much against the girl’s father’s liking. But the twist comes when the boy gets killed in a road accident and a sad heroine discovers his look-alike (Raj) in New Zealand where she goes to recover from the shock of her love’s death. As an added bonus the fellow in New Zealand also falls in love with her; only this boy is decently wealthy. So logically her father should have no objection but again there is a twist- on landing in India the police inspectors who caused Rohit’s accident mistake that Raj is Rohit and start a man-hunt for him. In between all this twist and turns it is revealed that all of this was with Sonia’s father’s instructions. Now please don’t scratch your brains in confusion, the movie ends with Raj and Sonia getting together, and her father and his aides being arrested- very simple story.

We have been visiting this movie every time for Hrithik’s birthday, the last time being 2015. So now everyone has got a clue why this song today.😊! Ah yes, a day late, of course. Hrithik turned 44 yesterday. The song is quite appropriate for the occasion – there is a party and cake and lots of friends and song and dance. Lovely song and such innocence on the faces of the lead actors.

This song is my personal favourite specially the point where Hrithik shows the action of blowing the candles. Oooh! The character he plays in the song is of Rohit. He is being helped by his friend Vrajesh Hirjee in getting the attention of Rajesh Tandon (the fair guy next to Ameesha at the beginning of the song), his boss’s son, who owns a restaurant and is looking for a singer and a live band for the hotel. And all these rich boys and gals are so accommodating that they not only allow the gate-crasher to sing but also enjoy themselves along with him. Hrithik bagged the best male-debut actor of that year along with the best male actor award for this movie – a first in the industry.

The choreographer of this song – Farah Khan – also celebrated her 53rd birthday day before yesterday. She is the niece of former child stars Daisy and Honey Irani, daughter of their sister Maneka Irani and stuntman-turned-filmmaker Kamran Khan. She is a fan of Michael Jackson and is a self-trained dancer. She landed an assignment in Mansoor Khan’s ‘Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar’ (1992) when Saroj Khan left the project. She has won the Filmfare award of best choreographer six times one of it being for a song from ‘Kaho Na Pyar Hai’ – “Ek Pal Ka Jeena“.

Wishing both Hrithik Roshan and Farah Khan a belated Happy Birthday.

Song – Chaand Sitaare Phool Aur Khushboo (Kaho Na Pyaar Hai) (2000) Singer – Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik, Lyrics – Saawan Kumar Tak, MD – Rajesh Roshan
Kumar Sanu + Alka Yagnik

Lyrics

hey he
lala lala laa laa
lala lala laa laa
hmmmm mmmm mmmmm
lala lala laa laa
ho ho ho ho ho oo

chaand sitaare phool aur khushboo
chaand sitaare phool aur khushboo
ye to saare puraane hain
taaza taaza kali khili hai
hum us ke deewaane hain
hmmmm hmmm
hmmmm hmmm hmmmm hmmmm
hmmmm hmmm hmmmm hmmmm
hmmmm hmmm hmmmmmmm
arre kaali ghataaye barkha saawan ho oo
kaali ghataaye barkha saavan
ye to sab afasaane hain
taaza taaza kali khili hai
hum us ke deewaane hain
hmmmm hmmm
hmmmm hmmm hmmmm hmmmm
hmmmm hmmm hmmmm hmmmm
hmmmm hmmm hmmmmmmm

andaaz hain us ke naye naye,
hai nayaa nayaa deewaanapan
ho oo
andaaz hain us ke naye naye,
hai nayaa nayaa deewaanapan
pehna ke taaj jawaani ka
hanske laut gaya bachpan
geet ghazal sab kal ki baatein
ho oo
geet ghazal sab kal ki baatein
us ke naye taraane hain
taaza taaza kali khili hai
hum usske deewane hain
hmmmm hmmm
hmmmm hmmm hmmmm hmmmm
hmmmm hmmm hmmmm hmmmm
hmmmm hmmm hmmmmmmm

mmm mmm mmm mmmmmmm
hai roop mein itna saadapan
to kitna sundar hoga mann
ho oo
hai roop me itna saadapan
to kitna sundar hoga mann
bin gehne aur singaar bina
wo to lagti hai dulhan
kaajal bindiya kangan jhoomke
ho oo
kaajal bindiya kangan jhoomke
yeh to guzre zamaane hain
taaza taaza kali khili hai
ham us ke deewaane hain
hmmmm hmmm
ho ooooo
hmmmm hmmmm
hoo oooo
hmmmm hmmm
hmmmm hmmm
lala lara lala la
lalalara lala la
hmmmm hmmmm
hooo ooo
hmmmm hmmm
hoooo ooo
hmmmm hmmmm
hooooo oooo
lalalara lala la

chaand sitaare phool aur khushboo
ye to saare puraane hain
taaza taaza kali khili hai
ham us ke deewaane hain
hmmmm hmmm
ho ooooo
hmmmm hmmmm
hoo oooo
hmmmm hmmm
hmmmm hmmm
lala lala lala la
lalalara lala la
hmmmm hmmm
ho ooooo
hmmmm hmmmm
hoo oooo
hmmmm hmmm
hmmmm hmmm
lala lara lala la
lalalara lala la


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.

Hullo to all in Atuldom

26th October is a special day in my life. It is the birthdate of two people who are very important to me personally. One was my first playmate, friend etc… my sister- a person who I cannot live with and without. I cannot live with her as she is in Mumbai but then both my sisters are in Mumbai and both are important for me forever; and it is the birthday of one of them.
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This article is written by K Satish Shenoy, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a new 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.

Salil Chowdhary, by now, needs no introduction,( nor did he need it during his life time). He does not need a fresh endorsement that he was a genius- at least from this ‘na cheez’( me!). No praise is greater than one given by a person from same field and the praising word ‘genius’ for Salil Chowdhary was echoed by none other than Jaikishan (another genius )
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This article is written by Sadanand Kamath, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in 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.

Mahesh Manjrekar, the film and stage actor, producer, director and writer made a successful foray into Hindi film with his directorial venture ‘Vaastav’ (1999). The film was a box office hit and became a turning point in the acting carreer of the lead actor Sanjay Dutt.
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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.

Exactly a year ago we had a song from “Kaho Na Pyaar Hain” posted on the blog. Then in the month of September my Peevesie sent me the lyrics for a song from the same movie as Lucky Ali’s birth date was approaching. But things just didn’t fall in place. Now that the calendar has changed let us revisit the movie that made Hrithik Roshan an over night heart throb of millions. (Oh god what a ghhisa pita word I have used—Heart Throb). This man has completed 15 years in Bollywood. He has had a mixed bag of fortunes as far as Hits-And-Flops are concerned. Even in his worst movie he looked earnest to impress.
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