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“Jhaansi Ki Raani”(1953) which deals with the story of the famous Rani of Jhaansi, was produced and directed by Sohrab Modi fpr Minerva Movietone, Bombay. This movie had Mehtab (in title role), Sohrab Modi, Mubarak, Ulhas, ram Singh, Sapru, anil Kishore, Baby Shikha, Kamalkant, Michael Shea, Marconi, Nayampalli, Gloria Gasper, Shakeela, Dar Kashmiri (Jeewan), Chaube ji, Srinath, Burhanuddin, Jagdish Kamal, Baby Feroza, Bonani Chaudhary, Master Salim, Raja nandlal, Nandu Khote, Kabeer, Bhoop Kishore, Homi Sethna, Jerry, Chitralekha, Anant Joshi etc in it.

This movie had the distinction of being the first technicolour movie made in India. Ironically, the movie, unlike its subject matter, has become forgotten with time.

The movie had eight songs in it.

Here is the first song from “Jhaansi Ki Raani”(1953) to appear in the blog. This song is sung mainly by chorus, with some part sung by Rafi. Pt Radheshyam is the lyricist. Music is composed by Vasant Desai.

With this song, the title song of the movie, “Jhaansi Ki Raani”(1953) makes its debut in the blog and becomres the 3600th movie to find representation in the blog.


Song-Amar hai Jhansi ki raani (Jhaansi Ki Raani)(1953) Singer-Rafi, Lyrics-Pt Radheshyam, MD-Vasant Desai
Chorus

Lyrics

aa aa aa aa
amar hai jhaasi ki raani
amar hai jhaasi ki raani
amar hai jhaansi ki raani
amar hai jhaansi ki raani
jiska raaj aur rajdhaani
jiska jeevan aur jawaani
aazaadi ki pratham bhent thhi
aazaadi ki pratham bhent thhi
di pahli kurbaani
di pahli kurbaani
amar hai jhaansi ki raani
amar hai jhaansi ki raani
amar hai jhaansi ki raani

jis bharat mein bade bade ho gaye shoor balwaan
bhishm pitamah parshuraam arjun angad hanumaan
veer shivaaji chatrsaal raana praatap chauhan
raaja shri ranjeet singh se akbar se sultaan
usi desh ki aary desh ki thhi ye bhi santaan
aan nahin di shaan nahin di
de di apni jaan
aaj talak itihaas kah raha
khoob ladi mardaani
amar hai jhaansi ki raani
amar hai jhaansi ki raani
amar hai jhaansi ki raani
amar hai jhaansi ki raani

aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa
swarg sidhaari vo veeraatma aa aa
swarg sidhaari vo veeraatma
dekar ye sandesh
dekar ye sandesh
jaan sabhi ko pyaari hai
par jaan se pyaara desh
jaan sabhi ko pyaari hai
par jaan se pyaara desh
dhany dhany buldelkhand hai
dhany hind ka paani
amar hai jhaansi ki raani

amar hai ae ae
jhaansi ki ee ee raani


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“Mahatma”(1953) was produced and directed by Datta Dharmadhikari for Alhad Chitra, Bombay. This movie had Gajanan Jageerdaar, David, Rekha, Manmohan, Raja Nene, Ramkumar, Raja Gosavi, V D pandit, Bhandarkar, Baby Kala etc in it.

This by now forgotten movie had six songs in it. Here is the second song from “Mahatma”(1953) to appear in the blog. The singer of this song is not known. My guess is that the actor himself is singing the song. Ehsan Rizvi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Vasant Pawar and Ram Wadhavkar.

I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the movie as well as on identity of the singer and actor of this song.


Song-Daata tu jag ka tu paalanhaar (Mahatma)(1953) Singer-Unknown male voice, Lyrics-Ehsan Rizvi, MD-Vasant Pawar- Ram Wadhavkar

Lyrics

Daata tu jag ka
tu paalanhaar
Daata tu jag ka
tu paalanhaar
sab pe daya ki drishti teri
sab pe daya ki drishti teri
Daata tu jag ka
tu paalanhaar

pooja teri main karta rahoon
pooja teri main
pooja teri main
pooja teri main karta rahoon
mahima teri main gaata rahoon
mahima teri main gaata rahoon
Daata tu jag ka
tu paalanhaar

rakhta hai daata
dhyaan tu sab ka
rakhta hai daata
dhyaan tu sab ka
tu hi hisaab rakhe
paap aur punya kaa
tu hi hisaab rakhe
paap aur punya kaa
Daata tu jag ka
tu paalanhaar

milti hai shakti
tere wazan se
milti hai shakti
milti hai shakti
milti hai shakti
tere wazan se
milti hai mukti
tere naman se
milti hai mukti
tere naman se
daata tu jag ka
tu paalanhaar
daata tu jag ka
tu paalanhaar
paandurang
paandurang
paandurang
paandurang
paandurang
paandurang
paandurang
paandurang
paandurang
paandurang
paandurang
paandurang


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“Dharm Patni”(1953) was directed by Ramchandra Thakur for Harishchandra Pictures, Bombay. This movie had Mahipal, Nirupa Roy, Moti sagar, Durga Khote, Yashodhara Katju, Niru, Mona, Kumar, Gope, Bhagwandas, Dalpat, Eruch Tarapore, hameed, Dewaskar, Maqbool, Deepak Nayudu, Parvati Bai, anwari, Vijaybala, Dewan etc in it.

This “social” movie had si songs in it.

Here is the first song from “Dharm Patni”(1953) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Asha Bhonsle. Bharat Vyas is the lyricist. Music is composed by Jamal Sen.

I am unable to identify the lady who lip syncs this song while seated at the grand piano. I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify her. Audio quality of the video link is poor. One needs to listen to the audio version of the song to derive full pleasure out of this rare song from this forgotten movie.

I may have erred at a few places while noting down the lyrics of the song. I request our readers with keener ears to suggest corrections in the lyrics wherever applicable.

With this song, “Dharm Patni”(1953) makes its debut in the blog.

Audio

Video

Song-Lagi tumse lagan mere bhole sajan (Dharm Patni)(1953) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Bharat Vyas, MD-Jamal Sen

Lyrics

lagi tumse lagan
mere bhole sajan
dil hai mera magan
tere pyaar mein
lagi tumse lagan
mere bhole sajan
dil hai mera magan
tere pyaar mein

chaand ki raaten
taaron ki baaten (?)
hum tum jhoomen gagan mein aen aen
hum tum jhoomen gagan mein
lagi tumse lagan
mere bhole sajan
dil hai mera magan
dil hai mera magan
tere pyaar mein
aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa

raat rangeeli
rut hai suhaani
raat rangeeli
rut hai suhaani
gungun gaaye jawaani ee
gungun gaaye jawaani
khil raha hai chaman
muskuraata hai man
naachte hain nayan is bahaar mein
lagi tumse lagan
mere bhole sajan
dil hai mera magan
tere pyaar mein

aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa

khile phool aur mast hawaayen
khile phool aur mast hawaayen
jhoom rahi hain lataayen
jhoom rahi hain lataayen
aao aao sanam
tumhen meri kasam
man machalta balam
tere intzaar mein

chaand ki raaten taaron ki baaten (?)
hum tum jhoomen gagan mein
hum tum jhoomen gagan mein
lagi tumse lagan mere bhole sajan
dil hai mera magan
dil hai mera magan tere pyaar mein


This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, 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.

Today’s song is from the film Taksaal-56. It is sung by S.D.Batish and Lakshmi Shankar with chorus.

Normal, ordinary people, after retirement spend time with friends, relatives, engage themselves in a hobby and relax in general. For politicians, there is no retirement and the people from Armed Forces take up another job or join some NGO and do social work.

Ever thought what an Actor, Director or a Singer did after he stops working in film line-voluntarily or by compulsion ? There are people who simply disappear without a trace, few people do some business and still some others spend peaceful time with family.

There are cases where,the person stops working in film line and lives a life of misery,sorrow and helplessness. I remember the case of Master Nissar. Once upon a time he was so popular that even the Governor’s car had to stop because of the fans of Master Nissar crowding around his car in the mid traffic. In his last days he practiced body massaging and died a pauper. Wasti- the handsome Hero of yesteryears was seen begging near Liberty Theatre in Bombay. The singer-actor Parshuram begged on road and died on footpath. Singer Vatsala Kumthekar roamed on the streets of Bombay as a mad woman and died as an unknown person on a bridge in Bombay. One of the onlookers recognised her.

The Lara Lappa Girl Meena Shrey died in poverty. She was seen collecting money from people for her daughter’s marriage and after her own death her last rites were performed thanks to contribution from people. Sajjad Hussain, G.M.Durani, Karan Dewan, Bharat Bhushan, Pradeep Kumar and many others died unsung, unknown and in poverty.

However there are few-only few- cases where, after retiring from films, people have achieved enviable success and earned a brighter image.

Shashichand Kapoor ( Shashi kapoor Sr.) stopped work after 21 films, continued his studies, did a Post Graduation in Maths and then Ph.D. from America and became a Professor of Mathematics in a prestigious University in USA ! Both actor-singer Surendra and actress Durga Khote-separately-started Documentary and Ad film production companies and were very successful.

The singers of today’s song, S.D. Batish and Lakshmi Shankar were also those who did exemplary work abroad to promote the Indian classical music. After he stopped working in Hindi films, S.D.Batish first went to U.K. before settling in USA. S.D.Batish did monumental work in UK and USA to promote Indian classical music. He did shows on BBC, wrote Books like Ragapedia etc, made documentaries and opened ” Batish Institute of music and Fine Arts ” in California. For HFM lovers and old Film lovers, these are matters of Pride.

Laxmi Shankar too went to USA, after retiring from Hindi film playback singing. She won several awards, got nominated for Grammy awards, held several shows and taught Classical music to American students. She was held in high esteem in USA. She died very recently, on 30-12-2013 in USA. After her death, ‘IndiaWest’ published her obituary, which clearly indicated her achievements and respect she earned in USA-

” One of the most influential Indian musicians in America, vocalist Lakshmi Shankar, passed away Dec. 30 evening in Southern California, surrounded by her son, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, and close friends. She was 87.

Shankar was extraordinarily versatile, excelling in Indian classical dance before illness halted her dancing career and she committed herself to vocal music. Shankar was proficient in a wide range of Indian vocal music styles including Carnatic, khayal, thumri, dadra, kajri, Rabindra sangeet and bhajans, and sang in 14 languages.

“Bhajans were her specialty,” her son, Kumar Shankar, told India-West by phone Jan. 2. “As far as I’m concerned, nobody could sing a bhajan like her.”

Lakshmi Shankar was born on June 16, 1926, in the eastern Indian city of Jamshedpur, and first trained as a child in Bharatnatyam. Later on, she was accepted into the prestigious music institute founded by Uday Shankar in Almora, in what is now Uttarakhand.

While working under Shankar, she mastered the Manipuri, Kathakali and ballet styles, and it was there that she met her future husband, Rajendra Shankar, Uday’s brother. The two were married in 1941, and went on to settle in Mumbai, where Lakshmi’s career grew as an actress and dancer, also branching out into playback singing for regional films.

In the early 1950s, she was struck with pleurisy, a condition that leads to painful inflammation of the membrane surrounding the lungs. “She could not dance,” explained Kumar. “She had breathing problems, and problem of weight gain.”

But instead of giving up the arts, Lakshmi Shankar decided to put her talent on course in a different direction. In an interview with Traditions Engaged, she explained, “I know the meaning of what I am singing which is a very big thing in music. When I sing I see the expression and the movement of the words and feel them as a dancer would.”

Lakshmi Shankar had a musical epiphany when she discovered ghazals and other north Indian music forms, and soon started studying with Ustad Abdul Rehman Khan of the Patiala gharana. Her new affection for Hindustani music led her to collaborate with sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar(brother to Uday and Rajendra), for whom she assisted in many projects for ballets, films and festivals. It was a family affair, with her son Kumar handling sound checks for their performances.

Through her work with Ravi Shankar, Lakshmi’s talent was able to reach a global audience. She made numerous recordings with Western artists, including on the soundtrack to Richard Attenborough’s film “Gandhi,” and in 1974 she toured extensively in the U.S. and Europe with George Harrison and Ravi Shankar as the lead singer for George Harrison’s groundbreaking “Music Festival from India.”

Among the many honors she received, her 2008 Grammy nomination for “Dancing in the Light” was a milestone, but Shankar also received a Durfee Foundation grant to teach Indian music to American students; a Kalpana Chawla Award for “Woman of the Year”; a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Bengali Association of New York; and an award for “Uplifting the World with Music” from Sri Chinmoy.

Kumar Shankar explained that a private memorial will be held January 6 in the San Fernando Valley, and a more public memorial will take place at this year’s Ravi Shankar Foundation music festival. A statement from the Shankar family reads: “She had a heavenly voice which would melt any heart. She was a kind and beautiful soul. We will miss her.”

Lakshmi’s children, Kumar and Vijayshri (who passed away in 1995), were blessed to grow up in a household where nonstop music filled every day, explained Kumar. “She would practice for hours and hours each day … we were surrounded by music all the time.”

Knowing that her loss will also be felt by countless music lovers around the world is small comfort for Kumar. “I have mixed feelings,” he told India-West. “I knew it would happen. But it’s overwhelming.”

Hats off to these two worthy souls who did monumental work in spreading the Indian culture in advanced countries.

TAKSAL-1956 was a Hemen Gupta Production film, Produced and Directed by Hemen Gupta himself.

Hemen Gupta was a well known name in Bangla filmdom,but he also dabbled in Hindi starting with Anand Math,Ferry,Minar,Babar,Kabuliwala and finally Netaji Subhashchandra Bose in 1966.

The mid fifties was era in India where the hugh middle class was besotted with Nehru’s Socialism. Indian Film Industry did not lag behind and in this period many films were made either openly or subtly supporting the socialist cause. Mehboob, K.A.Abbas and others of the ilk were sold to this ideology and made films on such themes.Film makers like B.R.Chopra was another who espoused the cause of correcting the social evils like prostitution, Communal feelings etc.The dignity of labour(Naya Daur) and Villege life of poor farmers(Mother India) were made into films.

For the common man socialism meant all rich is bad, all poor is good.

Those making money,even honestly,were looked down upon.

Taksal was yet another such movie which stressed that Money is not the solution to all problems and money is only the means and not the End.

Jatin Mukherji (Balraj Sahni) an honest and brilliant lawyer, his wife Maya(Nirupa Roy), 3 children and his unmarried sister(Smriti Biswas) are happily living together. Maya is very religious. She does not allow Jatin to take any case of cheating, murder or crime. Slowly his practice goes down and he becomes so poor that his son Ram dies for lack of treatment. At the same time, his sister commits suicide when she is raped by her employer.

Jatin thinks that all his problems are because he is poor, so he decided to make money by hook or crook. He does so, by indulging in many illegal affairs, against the advice of Maya. He becomes very rich.

The “Lambe haath of kanoon” catch up with him one day and no amount of money saves him. He realises then that Money can not solve all problems. But it is too late.

The music is by Roshan, assisted by H.K.Maria. The film had 3 very good bhajans. There were 8 songs and 6 singers-Lata, Rafi, S D Batish, Uma Devi, Laxmi Shankar and Ratna Gupta. This singer Ratna Gupta was the wife of Director/Producer Hemen Gupta. She sang total 6 songs in his 2 films Ferry-54 and Taksaal-56. Ratna Gupta was the mother of actress Archana, who acted in Umang-70, Buddha Mil Gaya-71, and Anokha Daan-72. Then she got married. Archana had acted as a child artist Bula in film Ferry-54. She had even sung a song with another child artist Master Babu ( son of Hemant kumar. Later as an adult actor Ritesh he worked in few films too. He married Maushumi Chatterjee.)

Let us now listen to this duet of Batish and Lakshmi shankar. The song seems to be tuned after some folk song.


Song-Aaye sajna hamaar leke doliyaa kahaar (Taksaal)(1956) Singers- S D Batish, , Lakshmi Shankar, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Roshan
Chorus

Lyrics

aaye sajna hamaar
leke doliyaa kahaar
chali jaibe munh dhaanp ke chadariyaa mein
aaye sajna hamaar
leke doliyaa kahaar
chali jaibe munh dhaanp ke chadariyaa mein

mil lo mil lo sakhiyaan
kar lo do do batiyaan
mil lo mil lo sakhiyaan
kar lo do do batiyaan
abse ? nagariya mein
aaye sajna hamaar
le ke doliyaa kahaar
chali jaibe munh dhaanp ke chadariyaa mein

maathe bindiyaa sajaake
hanse mehandiyaa lagake
dekho dulhan saj ke sjaaye ke chali

aisi jaldi machaaye
zara ruke na rukaaye
naata barson ka sabse chhudaaye ke chali
naata barson ka sabse chhudaaye ke chali
bhaiya ansuwaa bahawe
jiya kale nahin paawe
kahe bahna kaahe hamen bisraaye ke chali
koi gale se lagaawe
koi mangiyaa sanwaare
koi itar lagaawe re chunariya mein
aaye sajana hamaar
leke doliyaa kahaar
chali jaibe munh dhaanp ke chadariyaa mein
aaye sajna hamaar
leke doliyaa kahaar
chali jaibe munh dhaanp ke chadariyaa mein

ja tu raam hawaale
daata tujhko sambhaale
wohi sabhoon ki laaj nibhaaye ri sakhi
chhod des begaana
piya ghar tohe jaana
bhaye ham sab ab to paraaye ri sakhi
bhaye ham sab ab to paraaye ri sakhi
jo bhi likha
so hi hoye
bas chale nahin koi
yoon hi saara jag ansuwaa bahaaye ri sakhi
yahaan kiska thhikaana
ye to khel puraana
sada rahe aana jaana
ya dagayiraa mein
sada rahe aana jaana
ya dagayiraa mein

aaye sajna hamaa aaa aa aa aar


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“Hari Darshan” (1953) was produced by C M Trivedi and directed by Raman B Desai for Kala Kendra Production Bombay. This obscure religious movie had Leela Chitnis, Roopa Varman, Bipin Gupta, Sapru, Rajkumar, Bhagwandas, Jankidas, Moni Chatterji , C J Pandey, R S Dubey, Devchand, Maya Devi, Indira Bansal, Arjun (Lion) etc in it.

There were seven obscure songs in the movie. One comes across songs of “Hari Darshan”(1972) instead when one tries to locate songs of “Hari darshan”(1953).

Here is the first song from “Hari darshan”(1953) to appear in the blog. This song has become so obscure that it was not even available online till recently but it is a song that I remember listening to on Radio quite regularly during 1970s. I was not aware of the details of the song though. I in fact thought that this was a non film bhajan. It is only now that I coe to know that this song is from “Hari Darshan”(1953).

This bhajan is sung by Manna Dey. Ramesh Pandey in the lyricist. Music is composed by Shankar Rao Vyas.

Here is this forgotten bhajan from “Hari Darshan”(1953) that I last heard some four decades ago.

With this song, “Hari Darshan”(1953) makes its debut in the blog.


Song-Teri Raam kare rakhwaali (Hari darshan)(1953) Singer-Manna Dey, Lyrics-Ramesh Gupta, MD-Shankar Rao Vyas

Lyrics

raam kare rakhwaali
ho teri raam kare rakhwaali
raam kare rakhwaali
ho teri raam kare rakhwaali
us ne jab phulwaari kar di ee ee
us ne jab phulwaari kar di
waho jagat ka maali ee
raam kare rakhwaali
ho teri raam kare rakhwaali

wohi maare wohi jilaaye
moorkh kare abhimaan
wohi maare wohi jilaaye
moorkh kare abhimaan
bhaavi ke antar ki baaten aen
bhaavi ke antar ki baaten
na jaane naadaan aan
na jaane naadaan
hari ki ichcha bina hile na
ek vrikshh ki daali ee ee
teri raam kare rakhwaali
ho teri raam kare rakhwaali

us ke kop se lagte kaanpne
dharti ambar taare ae
parvat ban saagar saare
uski daya drishti se sheetal
ho jaate angaare
pagle kaahe dheeraj haare

hari naam se ho jaati hai
prabhu naam se ho jaati hai
amrit vishh ki pyaali
amrit vishh ki pyaali ee
teri raam kare rakhwaali
ho teri raam kare rakhwaali
raam kare rakhwaali
ho teri raam kare rakhwaali
raam kare rakhwaali
ho teri raam kare rakhwaali
raam kare rakhwaali
ho teri raam kare rakhwaali


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“Raj Ratan”(1953) was directed by Indu Kumar for Majdooristaan, Bombay. The movie had Nirupa Roy, ranjana, Jairaj, Ulhas, sapru, Hiralal, Roopmala, Baby Tabassum, Anwari Bai, Prakash, P D Lal, Arvind Kumar etc with Trilok Kapoor in guest appearance.

This extremely obscure movie had seven songs in it.

Here is the first song from “Raj Ratan”(1953) to appear in the blog. This rare song is sung by Asha Bhonsle. Bharat Vyas is the lyricist. Music is composed by Ninu Majumdar.

Only the audio of this song is available. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the movie as well as on the piturisation of this song.


Song-Sapnon ki nagariya haay meri (Raj Ratan)(1953) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Bharat Vyas, MD-Ninu Majumdar

sapnon ki nagariya haaye meri
sapnon ki nagariya haaye meri
kismat ke hi haathon chhali gayi
ghir ghir ke badariya aayi thhi
par barse bina hi chali gayi
sapnon ki nagariya haaye meri

haaye ulfat bhari is duniya mein do dil
haaye ulfat bhari is duniya mein do dil
do din bhi mil ke rah na sake ae
jalte rahe chhup chhup ke jigar
par kuchh bhi zubaan se keh na sake
jalte rahe chhup chhup ke jigar
par kuchh bhi zubaan se keh na sake
sapnon ki nagariya haaye meri

hasrat bhara ik aalam dikha ke
hasrat bhara ik aalam dikha ke
baalam ne kya kya waade kiye ae
kadmon pe maine rakha jo dil
ik thokar lagaa ke wo chal diye
kadmon pe maine rakha jo dil
ik thokar laga ake wo chal diye
sapnon ki nagariya haaye meri

sapnon ki nagariya haaye meri
kismat ke hi haathon chhali gayi ee
ghir ghir ke badariya aayi thhi
par barse bina hi chali gayi
sapnon ki nagariya haaye meri


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“Dard e Dil”(1953) was produced and directed by Nitin Bose for Nitin Bose Ltd, Bombay.. The movie had Nimmi, Premnath, Meenakshi, Murad, Nawab, Protima Devi, Sultan Mazhar, Ratan Kumar, Shriram etc. in it.
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“Shuk Rambha”(1953) was a mythological movie which was directed by Dhirubhai Desai for Chandrakala Pictures, Bombay. The movie had Bharat Bhushan, Nirupa Roy, Ishwarlal, Anjali Devi, Raj Kumari, Niranjan Sharma, Suryakant, Krishna Kumari, Lalita Pawar etc in it.
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“Anand Bhawan”(1953) was directed by S M Yusuf for Aina Pictures, Bombay. This movie had Manhar Desai, Nigar Sultana, Ramayan Tiwari, Trilok Kapoor, Durga Khote, Kate Sethi etc in it.
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This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in 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.

Today’s song is from film Manchala-53. This song has a unique combination of singers. It is sung by Chitragupta and Kishore Kumar. Chitragupta is the music director as well.
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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 eight years. This blog has over 12800 song posts by now.

This blog is active and online for over 3000 days since its beginning on 19 july 2008.

Total number of songs posts discussed

12827

Number of movies covered in the blog

Movies with all their songs covered =868 Total Number of movies covered =3600

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Blog Start date: 19 july 2008 Active for 3000 days.
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