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Blog Day : 4254 Post No. : 15474

“Aadhi Roti” (1957) was produced by Amritlal Gandhi and Vallabk Choksi and directed by Chandrakant for Gandhi and Choksi, Bombay. the “social” movie had Bhagwan, Sulochana, Ulhas, Prem Adib, Kumud Tripathi, Manorama, Al Nasir, Bima Kumari, Master Dabboo, Roop Kumar (Daisy Irani), Ratnamala, Rajan Haksar, Radheshyam, Amirbai Karnataki, Baby Akhtar, Mehrunnissa, Bagla, R S Dubey, Champak Lala, Rajesh Sharma, Shrawan Kumar, Uma Khosla, Shakuntala etc in it.

The movie had eight songs in it. Two songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the thurd song from “Aadhi Roti” (1957) to appear in the blog. the song is sung by Geeta Dutt. Bharat Vyas is the lyricist. Music is composed by Avinash Vyas.

Only the audio of this song is available. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of this sad lullaby song.


Song-Soja re soja mere laal soja (Aadhi Roti)(1957) Singer-Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-Bharat Vyas, MD-Avinash Vyas

Lyrics

soja re
soja mere laal soja
nindiya ki nagri mein kho ja
mere laal
kho ja
soja re
soja mere laal soja

soya hai gagan
soya hai pawan
soya hai gagan
soya hai pawan
tu bhi so jaa o nirdhan ke dhan
soja
soja re
soja mere laal soja

na koi resham jhool jhulaaye
na koi pankha dulaaye
soja kanhaiya
tujhko teri
maiyya ki mamta sulaaye
soja re
soja mere laal soja

tu jo soye
sang sang tere
soyenge dukhde hamaare
apne dulaare ke mohan mukhde pe
waaroon main lakh lakh taare
soja re
soja mere laal soja


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4221 Post No. : 15424 Movie Count :

4251

Hindi songs from Bangla Films – 16
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‘Basanta Bahaar’ (1957) was a Bangla film directed by Bikas Roy who also acted in the film. The main cast consisted of Basanta Chowdhury, Sabtri Chatterjee, Pahadi Sanyal, Sunanda Devi, Bikash Roy, Aparna Devi, Asha Devi, Nitish Mukherjee etc. The music was composed by Pandit Jnan Prakash Ghosh who had in the 1940s also composed songs for two Hindi films, ‘Paraaya Dhan’ (1943) and ‘Muzrim’ (1944).

When I first came to know about this Bangla film, I assumed that this may be a remake of Hindi film ‘Basant Bahaar’ (1956). After watching the Bangla film, I realised that except the common theme of Hindustani classical music, the story of both Hindi and Bangla films are quite different.

In Hindi version of the film, the story is about a rivalry between two singers to become the royal court musician by way of competition. When it became apparent that Bharat Bhushan has the best chance of a winning singer, his rival singer’s father gives him a glass of holy water with some substance which ruins his voice. It is the dancer (Nimmi) who helps him to regain his voice and wins the competition to become the royal court musician.

In Bangla version of the film, after watching the film (unfortunately, the film is not available with English sub-titles), my understanding of the story is that there is a cold war going on between the teacher, Munni Bai (I am not able to recognise the actress) and her disciple Jayanto (Basanta Chowdhury). This cold war is accentuated by the disciple falling in love with Munnibai’s daughter, Lata (Sabitri Chatterjee) who is also her mother’s disciple. The relationship is resented by Munnibai as also from Jayanto’s family because of the different background. Both Jayanto and Lata secretly get married in a temple.

While Lata’s father (Pahadi Sanyal) who is also a sarangi player for Munnibai in her concerts, is sympathetic towards his daughter’s relationship with Jayanto, he is not vocal about his stand in front of Munnibai. As a result, Lata is forced to stay separetely with her parents, In desperation, Jayanto leaves the place and wanders all over India.

In the meanwhile, Munnibai repents and decided to leave for Kashi where she dies. Lata’s father takes care of her musical training as a vocalist. In her maiden public concert, she fumbles her lines to be timely prompted by a person from the audience who is none other than Jayanto. They are united. The film ends with their daughter rehearsing a bandish in Raag Basant Bahar with which both Lata and Jayanto were also trained. They are happy with their daughter’s performance.

Two important features of the film are the use of songs in Hindustani classical music and a part song in Tamil in Carnatic music along with an excellent 5-minute kathak dance performance by Roshan Kumari (daughter of playback singer, Zohrabai Ambalewaali).

‘Basanta Bahaar’ (1957, Bangla film) had 14 songs (including multiple versions) of which 7 were in Hindi (Hindustani classical vocals) in different raags. However, only 9 songs in record versions were issued (7 Bengali songs +2 Hindi songs). Rest of the songs were available on the film’s sound track only.

I am presenting from the film a traditional bandish, ‘naveli kali khilan ab aayi ban ban mein’ in Raag Basant Bahar rendered as a Chhota Khayal by Hirabai Barodekar. The song is picturised on an actress in the role of Munnibai in a Hindustani classical music conference. It has two more version rendered in the film – first by Manik Varma for Sabitri Chatterjee as a solo while she is rehearsing and second by Manik Varma and Pandit A T Kanan as duet providing vocals for Sabitri Chatterjee and Basanta Chowdhury on the screen. The record version of this duet is longer as alaaps, taan, bol-baant and sargam are incorporated. However, the bandish bol (lyrics) are the same for all the four versions. Hence, I have given below lyrics for Hirabai Barodekar version of the song only.

It is interesting to note that all the singers of this Bandish belong to Kirana Gharana or had an influence of this Gharana. Hirabai Barodekar, apart from the daughter of Ustad Abdul Karim Khan, the doyen of Kirana Gharana has been the disciple of Ustad Abdul Wahid Khan and Suresh Babu Mane, both of Kirana Gharana. Manik Varma (nee Dadarkar) was the disciple of Hirabai Barodekar. Pandit A T Kanan’s style of singing was influenced by Ustad Amir Khan who first adopted the Kirana Gharana style and later improvised it to be called the Indore Gharana.

By the way, I was always wondering for a long time as to how Hirabai started using the surname as ‘Barodekar’. She could have used her mother’s surname ‘Mane’ after separation of her mother from her father, Ustad Abdul Karim Khan in 1922 or her husband’s surname ‘Gandhi’. In this context, I recently came across a trivia mentioned in the book ‘The Lost World of Hindustani Music’ (2006) by Kumar Prasad Mukherjee.

After eloping with Tarabai Mane, the daughter of Sardar Marutirao Mane who was the brother-in-law of the then Maharaja of Baroda, Ustad Abdul Karim Khan never visited Baroda again. After some years, Sayajirao Gaekwad, the Maharaja of Baroda visited Mysore to witness Dussera festival. There, he met Ustad Abdul Karim Khan and enquired about his family. Ustad while asking for His Highness’s forgiveness said that it was his destiny which took him away from the magnanimous patronage of Maharaja of Baroda. He revealed to Maharaja that as part of his gratitude to Baroda, he attached ‘Barodekar’ to the names of all his children.

But only Champu (Hirabai) used the surname ‘Barodekar’ till her last.

Video Clip(Hirabai Barodekar version)

Video Clip(Manik Verma solo version)

Video Clip (Partial)(Manik Verma and Pandit A T Kanan)

Audio Clip (Full)(Manik Verma and Pandit A T Kanan)

Song-Naveli kali khilan ab laagi ban ban mein(Basanta Bahaar)(Bangla)(1957) Singer- Hirabai Barodkar/ Manik Verma/ Manik Verma, Pt A T Kanan, MD-Pandit Jnan Prakash Ghosh

Lyrics (Based on Hirabai Barodekar version)

aaaa aaa aa aaaa aaa
aa aa aa aaaaaa aaaa
aaa aaa aaa aaaaa aaa
aaa aaa aaa aaaaa aaa
aa aa aaaaa
naveli kali…ee ee ee
naveli kali
khilan ab laagi ban ban mein
madmaati daar daar
baar baar koyal boli
naveli kali
naveli kali……ee ee ee ee
aa aa aa aa aa
aaaaaaaaaaaa
aa aa aa aa aaa
aaaaaaaa aaaa
aa aa aa aa aa aaa
aaaaaa aa aaaaaa aa
naveli kali
khilan ab laagi ban ban mein
madmaati daar daar
baar baar koyal boli
naveli kali

aaaaaaaa
aayi bahaar sab ke mann bhaayi
aayi bahaar sab ke mann bhaayi…eeeeee
aa aa aaaaa na aa
aaa aaa aaa aaa aaa aa na
aa ah aa ah ha ha ha ah
aaaaaaaaaa aaaa aaaa aa aa haa
aayi bahaar sab ke mann bhaayi
lagan jagaayi prem badhaayi
lagan jagaayi prem badhaayi
sabhi rang mein kunj gali
aaaaaaaaaaaaa
aaaaaaaaaaaaa aa
naveli kali
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
naveli kali
aaa aaa aa aaa aaa aa
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
naveli kali….ee…eeee
naveli kali
naveli kali
naveli kali


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Blog Day : 4211 Post No. : 15411

“Do Roti”(1957) was produced and directed by Ismail Memon for Ismail Films, Bombay. This movie had Nirupa Roy and Balraj Sahni in lead roles, along with Johny Walker, Nazeer Hussain, Mishra, Manju, Minu Mumtaz, Nana Palsikar, Kanhaiya Lal, Mehmood, Shakuntala devi, Arvind Kumar, Kamal Mohan, Sagar, Nalini Chonkar, Kusum, Chetan Kumar, Mumtaz, G Kallan, Mohan Sandow, Aziz Siddiqui, Omkar, Baby Sultana, Master Raju etc in it.

The movie had eight songs in it. Seven songs from this movie have been discussed in the past. Here is the breakup of the songs from the movie that have been covered so far:
 

Song Movie Year Sono Post number Post date
Kaali badariya maare najariya Do Roti 1957 2359 20-Mar-2010
Badi pyaari kahaani hai muhabbat ki kahaani bhi Do Roti 1957 2363 27-Mar-2010
Ghir ke barsen ye ghataayen to mazaa aa jaaye Do Roti 1957 6690 21-Sep-2012
Aise bhi hain peene waale jo Do Roti 1957 7612 6-Mar-2013
Ashqon ki kahaani kya kahiye Do Roti 1957 7703 18-Mar-2013
Sun lo patey ki baat Do Roti 1957 12228 18-Jul-2016
Gham ki hui haar lo jeet gaya pyaar Do Roti 1957 15389 26-May-2019

Here is the eighth and final song from “Do Roti”(1957) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Lata. Khumar Barabankwi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Roshan.

Only the audio of the song is available. Based on the picturisation of other Lata songs from the movie, it can be safely assumed that this song is opicturised on Nirupa Roy.

With this sweet and hummable song, all the songs of “Do Roti”(1957) are covered in the blog and the movie joins the list of movies that have been YIPPEED in the blog.


Song-Tumhen jo pyaar kiya..tumhre kaaran hamaar jiya jaaye re (Do Roti)(1957) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Khumar Barabankwi, MD-Roshan

Lyrics

aaa aa aa aa
aa aa aa
tumhen jo pyaar kiya
aa aa aa
tumhen jo pyaar kiya
hamne kya aa aa gunaah kiya aa
ye kis kusoor se tumne hamen tabaah kiya haan aan
tumhre kaaran
tumhre kaaran hamaar jiya jaaye re
tumhre kaaran
tumhre kaaran hamaar jiya jaaye re
tumhre kaaran
ho tumhre kaaran hamaar jiya jaaye re
tumhre kaaran hamaar jiya jaaye re

tumhaare ishq mein jeena hamen mohaal hua
aa aa aa
tumhare ishq me jeena hamen mohaal hua
aa aa
hamara aur papeehe ka ek haal hua
tumhre kaaran
tumhre kaaran hamaar jiya jaaye re
tumhre kaaran
tumhre kaaran hamaar jiya jaaye re
tumhre kaaran
ho tumhre kaaran hamaar jiya jaaye re
tumhre kaaran hamaar jiya jaaye re

jaan de ham tumko bedarda
aa aa aa
tum ho bade beimaan aa aa aa aa
de do hamaara dil hamen vaapas
aeji hoga aa bada ehsaan haan haan
ki tumhre karan
tumhre kaaran hamaar jiya jaaye re
tumhre kaaran
tumhre kaaran
tumhre kaaran
tumhre kaaran hamaar jiya jaaye re
jiya jaaye re
tumhre kaaran hamaar jiya jaaye re
tumhre kaaran hamaar jiya jaaye re
jiya jaaye re

tumhre kaaran hamaar jiya jaaye re
tumhre kaaran hamaar jiya jaaye re


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 :

4211 Post No. : 14410 Movie Count :

4246

Hindi Songs in Bangla Films: 15
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Recently, while browsing through the internet, I came across an old article, Gems that never got their due, published in the ‘Times of India’. The article lists 8 critically acclaimed Bangla films which have been forgotten mainly due to their commercial failures. Of the 8 such films, one film to which I got interested because of its unusual title was ‘Antariksha’ (1957) directed by Rajen Tarafdar. Luckily, the film was available for viewing on a video sharing platform with English sub-titles. Probably, after restoration, this film may have been shown in one or more of some international film festivals.

My awareness about the Bangla film personalities have been limited to those who had also been associated with Hindi films. Ranjen Tarafdar, the director of ‘Antariksha’ (1957) was a new name for me. A statement by the writer of the article referred to above that “Rajen Tarafdar was of the same school of thought as Satyajit Ray. He was a painter himself and would sketch each shot division before starting to shoot. ….” prompted me to know more about him. This took me to another article, Tale of a forgotten director which appeared in ‘The Statesman’ on the occasion of his birth centenary in July 2017.

Like Satyajit Ray, Rajan Tarafdar (07/06/1917 – 23/11/1987) got associated with the Bangla films with the background of working in an advertising company in Calcutta (Kolkata). A graduate from Government College of Arts and Crafts, Kolkata, Tarafdar joined an advertising company as a Graphic designer where he worked up to 1958. His debut film which he directed apart from writing dialogues and screen play was ‘Antariksha’ (1957). It is said that his style of working and uncompromising nature did not suit the Bangla film producers. Hence, during his 3 decades of association with Bangla films, he directed only 7 Bangla films – 6 between 1957-75 and the last one in 1987. He also acted in 4 films of which 2 were Hindi films – ‘Arohan’ (1983) by Shyam Benegal and ‘Khandhar’ (1984) by Mrinal Sen.

‘Ganga’ (1960) was Rajen Tarafdar’s second Bangla film which won a Certificate of Merit in National Film Awards, 1960. ‘Palanka’ (1975), his 6th film won the Best Feature Film in Bengali at National Film Awards, 1975. The reason as to why Rajen Tarafdar has been forgotten is that most of his films were not available for viewing. It is mainly during the last couple of years, his films were restored and now available for viewing on the video sharing platforms.

As mentioned earlier, ‘Antariksha’ (Space, 1957) was Rajen Tarafdar’s debut film which he made mostly with new actors except some character actors. The star cast included Chhabi Biswas, Kajal Gupta, Prabir Kumar, Dinen Gupta, Premangshu Bose, Padma Devi, Kalipada Chakraborty, Kamala Adhikari, Sandhya Roy etc.

The film’s story is weaved around Raja Babu (Chhabi Biswas), a landlord in a rural Bengal who is stubborn, dictatorial and egoist as expected in a feudal system that was prevalent in those days. As against this, one of his employees, Jayanta is honest and a sincere worker who has been brought up by the landlord as his own son. Hence, he has the liberty to discuss with the landlord without any hesitation. For instance, he suggests to landlord to give donation to a rural school. But the landlord disagrees. Jayanta tells him that as a landlord, he has also a duty to safeguard the interest of his subjects.

Jayanta likes Bani (Kajal Gupta), the daughter of a priest of a local temple and has the intention to marry her. He conveys his wish to the priest who agrees after some hesitation. The landlord after his wife convinces him, agrees to the proposal. The landlord takes care of all the marriage expenses. He even arranges for a courtesan to sing for his guests during the marriage functions.

However, soon after the marriage, a mystery breaks out when an unknown person visits his house and tells him that he is Gagan Ganguly, the husband of Bani. He also says that as a proof, he is in possession of a letter which mentions that Bani was married to him when she was 7 years of age. The fact is that Bani was indeed married to one Gagan Ganguly in her childhood. But he went missing immediately after the marriage with the dowry amount and jewelries. Since he was never found, he was presumed dead. Now the unknown person impersonating as Gagan Ganguly wants to blackmail Jayanta by making the letter public if he does not pay him Rs.25000/-. He had gotten hold of the crucial letter written by the Priest while pick-pocketing Jayanta’s his purse. The letter was to be handed over to Priest’s spiritual guru while on his visit to Varanasi for purchase of saris for the wedding.

Jayanta loves his wife who is pregnant. She is not aware of the mental agony Jayanta is going through. He cannot afford to pay Rs.25000/- to the blackmailer nor he can let the matter becomes public that he has married a girl who was already married in her childhood. Because of the agony, he starts reaching home very late. Bani starts questioning him as to why he so much immersed in thoughts. But he evades answer.

To come out of the blackmailer’s clutches, Jayanta decides to run away from the village in a bullock cart with his pregnant wife with cash taken from his landlord’s treasury without his knowledge. The blackmailer comes to know when he visits Jayanta’s house to collect the money. He chases and confronts Jayanta on the way to handover the money. In the shuffle, the blackmailer gets killed. Jayanta is arrested and is put behind bar for fraud and murder.

While all of the landlord’s staff and family members think that Jayanta is innocent, the landlord is not convinced. Jayanta’s well-wisher tried to get him bail so that he can look after his pregnant wife whose health has deteriorated. The only person who can arrange bail for Jayanta is the landlord who is not willing to pursue his bail application. It is now the Priest who tell the landlord true facts from the letter written by Bani’s grand mother requesting him to adopt Bani as his own daughter when Gagan Ganguly, Bani’s husband had deserted her. Though, this leads to soften his stand against Jayanta, still he is not convinced as to why Jayanta had fraudulently taken money from his treasury to run away from the village. Since all his family members including his wife, real son and daughter-in-law, all his staff has gone to be with Jayanta’s wife who is seriously ill, he feels isolated and has a change of heart. The film ends with landlord visiting Jayanta’s house to enquire about Bani’s health and then proceeding to the police station on his horse carriage to wriggle Jayanta out of the piquant situation.

The director has presented this film in a very realistic way. Even though at some points, the story moves slowly, the film was not boring. Much of the story has been told by way of expressions and gestures of the artists supplemented by an excellent background music by Sarod maestro Ustad Ali Akbar Khan. He has prominently made use of the combination of Sarod, Sitar and Flute for the background music. Dialogues are minimal and that too mostly short – one or two sentences. The romantic scenes are shown in a subtle manner in keeping with the rural setting. There are some poignant scenes in the latter part of the film without much melodrama.

The film has only one song, that too a mujra song in Hindi which a courtesan sings on the occasion of the marriage of Jayanta with Bani. The song is ‘taras taras gaye nain bichaare’ sung by Pratima Banerjee and Swarooplata. The song is written by Pandit Bhushan which is set to music by Ustad Ali Akbar Khan.

Video Clip:

Audio Clip:

Song-Taras taras gaye nain (Antariksha)(Bangla)(1957) Singers-Pratima Banerjee, Pratima Banerjee+ Swarooplata, Lyrics-Pt Bhushan, MD-Ustad Ali Akbar Khan

Lyrics (Based on video clip)

taras taras gaye…ae nain
o o o o o o
o o o o o nain
haay
taras taras gaye nain bichaare
taras taras gaye nain bichaare
taras taras gaye nain bichaare
piya ke daras ko ye matwaare
piya ke daras ko ye matwaare
taras taras gaye nain

kabhoon tu aahiyen mukh dikhalainhen
kabhoon tu aahiyen mukh dikhalainhen
haan mukh dikhalainhen
dukh se kati hain din rain
haan more raam
dukh se kati hain din rain
o more raama
taras taras gaye nain bichaare
taras taras gaye nain

more piya jab angna milaihain
more piya jab angna milaihain
phulwa ki aankhen chhil chhil jaihain
haan chhil chhil jaihain
ho chhil chhil jaihain
mann mein basi hain sukh chain
haan more raam
mann mein basi hain sukh chain
o more raama
taras taras gaye nain bichaare
taras taras gaye nain

more piya aa aa aaa aa aa jab
more piya…..aaaa aa jab
gharwa mein..aen hain
more piya jab gharwa mein aaihain
more piya jab gharwa mein aaihain
roothhi hoon main piya moko manaihen
moko manaihen
haan moko manaihen
bole hain meethhe meethhe bain
o more ram
bole hain meethhe meethhe bain
o more rama
taras taras o o
piya ke daras ko
taras taras gaye nain bichaare
taras taras gaye nain


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 : 4187 Post No. : 15367

Hullo Atuldom

Let me wish everyone a Happy 2020. Hope everyone has a bright, healthy and musically joyful year.

Tina tin ke teena kisi ne dil hai chheenaa this post of Shri Encyclopedia of the blog has inspired my post.

That post has mentioned the variety of roles today’s birthday girl has donned in the movies from the time she debuted in 1950 with “Har Har Mahadev” (please correct me, I may be wrong). I am not trying to write her biodata as I became aware of her only as the hero’s mother, bhabhi, daadi, etc.

I got further inspiration for this post from Tabassum’s video on youtube. In this video, Tabassum mentions about the interview with Nirupa Roy (our today’s birthday girl for those who haven’t yet guessed) for Doordarshan’s ‘Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan’. Therein is a mention of the genres she has acted in and that in the 40 mythologicals that she acted in, she played Seetha in three films and Parvathy in four.

I remember seeing some of her black and white songs “Chahe paas ho chahe door ho”; “dhalti jaaye raat keh le dil ki baat”; “aa laut ke aaja mere meet” in the days of doordarshan and jolting into “what she has been a heroine before becoming Amitabh, Dharmendra, Jeetendra etceteras mother in the 70s”.

Today’s song is from a time when she used to be a heroine. it is from the 1957 release “Janam Janam Ke Phere”. I have no knowledge about this film other than the few songs I have heard from the album. the playback for the song is by lady- kokila Lata Mangeshkar (by the way I heard in the above-mentioned video that Nirupaji’s birth name was Kokila) with S N Tripathi as composer and Bharat Vyas being the lyricist.

the song is a prayer by the heroine to Shri Naag devta and we see the Naag going out of its capabilities to help her.

P.S: Thank god, those times PETA was not so prevalent else the makers would have had to face the music for cruelty towards reptiles.

Editor’s note- With this song, the blog now has 3500 songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar.


Song-Aaja naag tohe mann mein basa loon (Janam Janam Ke Phere)(1957) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Bharat Vyas, Md-S N Tripathi

Lyrics

bhadak uthhi hai aaj vaasna ki
iss jag mein aag
naari ko fufkaar rahe hain
chhupe huye nar naag

aaja naag tohe
mann mein basa loon
aaja naag tohe mann mein basa loon
tujh se iss tan mann ko dasa loon
tu toh aaj bana mera mehmaan hai
tujh se zyaada zehreela iss duniya ka insaan hai
aaja aaja re naag
tohe mann mein basa loon ho
aaja aaja re naag
tan mann ko dasa loon ho

hey vishdhaari ee
hey vishdhaari
hey vishdhaari
tu apna vish sab jag ko dikhlaata re
insaanon ke muskaanon ka zeher nazar na aata re
aaja naag tohe sheesh chadha loon
aaja naag tohe sheesh chadha loon
apne bhaag ke deep jala loon
tu toh aaj bana mera bhagwaan hai
tujh se zyaada zehreela iss duniya ka insaan hai
aaja aaja re naag
tohe mann mein basa loon ho
aaja aaja re naag
tan mann ko dasa loon ho

jo zulmi ho
anyaayi ho
jo zulmi jo anyaayi
jo paapi atyaachari re
uske paap ko dank maar de
maniwaale phandhaari re
mani waale phandhaari
mani waale phandhaari
mani waale phandhaari
mani waale phandhaari

abla ko bandhan se chhuda de
abla ko bandhan se chhuda de
ek phoonk se jaal uda de
tu toh aaj bana mera mehmaan hai
tu toh aaj bana mera bhagwaan hai
aaj tihaare haath sati ki aan hai
aaj tihaare haath sati ki aan hai
sati ki aan hai
sati ki aan hai


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Blog Day : 4180 Post No. : 15359

“Paak Daaman”(1957) was directed by S M Yusuf for Wadia Brothers, Bombay. This Muslim social movie had Chitra, Sudesh Kumar, Kumar, Krishna Kumari, Renu Makad, Adeeb, Moti Sagar, Mirza Musharraf, Sheikh, Baalam, Wazir Mohammad Khan, Praveen Paul, Indu, Kesarbai, Meena, Shree Bhagwan, H Prakash, Bande Hasan Qawwaal, Sardar Mansoor, Merunnissa, Mumtaz, Maqbool, M K Hasan, Mitthu Miyaan, Korega, Roopmala, Julien, Onkar, Jago etc in it.

The movie had eleven songs in it. Three songs from the movie have been covered in the past.

Here is the fourth song from “Paak Daaman”(1957) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Geeta Dutt and chorus. Shakeel Badayuni is the lyricist. Music is composed by Ghulam Mohammad.

Only the audio of the song is available. From the sounds of it, this song appears to be a club dance song. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of this song.


Song-Khel khilaadi khele jaa (Paak Daaman)(1957) Singer-Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-Shakeel Badayuni, MD-Ghulam Mohammad
Chorus

Lyrics

khel khilaadi khele jaa
khel khilaadi khele ja
khel khilaadi khele ja
khel khilaadi khele ja

ho ho ho
ho ho ho
(khel khilaadi khele ja
khel khilaadi khele ja
)
mauj kare dil waala
dushman ka munh kaala
mauj kare dil waala
dushman ka munh kaala
saath hai tere kismat pyaare
himmat ko na haar
khilaadi khele ja
khilaadi khele ja
khilaadi khele ja
mauj kare dil waala
dushman ka munh kaala
saath hai tere kismat pyaare
himmat ko na haar
khilaadi khele ja
khilaadi khele ja
khilaadi khele ja

duniya ek jua khaana hai
ismein hain sab juaari
ismein hain sab juaari
duniya ek jua khaana hai
ismein hain sab juaari
ismein hain sab juaari
apna apna daanw lagaaye
khele duniya saari
apna apna daanw lagaaye
khele duniya saari
khele duniya saari

aha ha ha ha ha ha
raaja khele raaj se
phalsafi damaag se
raaja khele raaj se
phalsafi damaag se

aashiq dil ki daag se
aashiq dil ke daag se
o ho ho
muflis khele patton se hai jeet sabhi ko pyaari
ho pyaari
khilaadi
khele ja
khiladi khele ja
khiladi khele ja

dhokha dekar chaalen chal kar duniya daulat paaye
duniya daulat paaye
dhokha dekar chaalen chal kar duniya daulat paaye
duniya daulat paaye
mehnat kar ke kaun kamaaye
muft mein jab mil jaaye
mehnat kar ke kaun kamaaye
muft mein jab mil jaaye
muft mein jab mil jaaye

aha ha ha ha ha ha
dil mein sab ke chor hai
dil mein sab ke chor hai
beimaani ka zor hai
beimaani ka zor hai
barbaadi ka shor hai
barbaadi ka shor hai
ho ho
jeb ho sab ki khaali baabu
phaili hai bekaari bekaari
khilaadi
khele ja
khilaadi khele ja
khilaadi khele ja


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Blog Day :

4088 Post No. : 15229

“Coffee House”(1957) was produced and directed by Hari Walia for Niti Arts Productions, Bombay. This movie, whose prints are lost had Geeta Bali, Shammi Kapoor, Vijaylaxmi, Jeevan, Bhagwan, Chanchal, Kumud Tripathi, Pal Sharma, Raja Kapoor, Helen etc in it.

Two songs from this movie has been discussed in the past. Here is the tird song from “Coffee House”(1957) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Geeta Dutt. Prem Dhawan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Roshan, as mentioned earlier.

From the sounds of it, the song appears to be a club dance song/ cabarat dance song.

Only the audio of this song is available. The prints of this movie are lost. It was a fond wish to Shammi Kapoor to be able to watch this movie seeing that it also starred Geeta Bali who would later become his wife.

I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the movie as well as on the picturisation of this song.


Song-Ye hawa ye fizaa ye samaa (Coffee House)(1957) Singer-Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Roshan

Lyrics

ye hawa
ye fiza
ye samaa
aaj hai
kis kadar haseen jahaan
shaam hai
jaam hai
saathi hai
sun hi le
dil ki sau daastaan

jhoom jhoom ke
jaam choom ke
aa dil ki mehfil mein aa
jhoom jhoom ke
jaam choom ke
aa dil ki mehfil mein aa

husn ki ye meharbaaniyaan phir kahaan
husn ki ye meharbaaniyaan phir kahaan
ishq ki rangeen kahaaniyan phir kahaan
phir kahaan ye sama
ye sama phir kahaan
aa dil ki mehfil mein
jhoom jhoom ke
jaam choom ke
aa dil ki mehfil mein aa
jhoom jhoom ke
jaam choom ke
aa dil ki mehfil mein aa

ye nigaah
ye dil ki mastiyaan
ye ada
ye nigaah
ye dil ki mastiyaan
ye ada
tez hai kuchh aaj dhadkanon ki sada
ye sada sun zara
sun zara ye sada
aa dil ki mehfil mein
jhoom jhoom ke
jaam choom ke
aa dil ki mehfil mein aa
jhoom jhoom ke
jaam choom ke
aa dil ki mehfil mein aa


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Blog Day :

4082 Post No. : 15221

“Captain Kishore”(1957) was directed by J B H Wadia for Wadia Movietone Bombay. This movie had Shashikala, Suresh, Anwar, Naina, Roopmala, Mirza Musharraf, Sheikh, Tuntun, Munshi Munaqqa, Pakku, Shree Bhagwan, Azeem, Mohini, Abdullah, Korega, Yadav, Julin, Bismillah, M K Hasan, Mitthu Miyaan, Kalla, O M Singh, Mohammad Ali, Ghani etc in it.

The movie had seven songs in it. Three of these songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the fourth song from “Captain Kishore”(1957) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Geeta Dutt. Khumar Barabankwi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Citragupta.

Only the audio of the song is available. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of this song. What a delightful song it is. Very much a forgotten gem of a song.


Song-Ae bewafa ye to bata (Captain Kishore)(1957) Singer-Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-Khumar Barabankwi, MD-Chitragupta

Lyrics

ae bewafa
ae bewafa
ye to bata
kya hai meri khata aa
ae bewafa

dil ka fasaana toone na jaana
chhoda zamaana tere hi liye
toote hain saare sapne hamaare
yoon besahaare koi kya jiye
kyun kar diya be-aasra
ye to bata
kya hai meri khata aa
ae bewafa

nazren milaa ke
ulfat jataa ke
apna banaa ke
daga kyun diya
nazren milaa ke
ulfat jataa ke
apna banaa ke
daga kyun diya
ban ke paraaya mujhko bhulaaya
dil ko jalaaya
ye kya hai kiya
kis baat ka badla liya
ye to bata
kya hai meri khata aa
ae bewafa

tere liye hum tadpenge har dum
dil mein tera gham rahega sanam
tere liye hum tadpenge har dum
dil mein tera gham rahega sanam
darti nigaahen dekhengi raahen
bhar bhar ke aahen kahenge ye ham
jo kuchh kiya
achha kiya
ye to bata
kya hai meri khata aa
ae bewafa


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Blog Day :

4079 Post No. : 15218

“Bansari Bala”(1957) was produced by Moghabhai Desai and directed by Nanubhai Vakil for Desai Productions, Bombay. This movie had Chitra, Daljeet, Maruti, Niranjan Sharma, Krishna Kumari, Ram Singh, Tiwari, Mishra, Kamal, Meenu Mumtaz, Wazir Muhammad Khan, Susheel Kumar, Nadir Mota, Razia, Rafiq, Munshi Munakka, Jugnu, Shashimala, Savitri, Jagdish Kamal, Heera Sawant, Sheela Waaz, Suresh Nigam, Master Rajesh, Al Nasir etc in it.

The movie had nine songs in it. Two of these songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the third song from “Bansari Bala”(1957) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Sudha Malhotra and chorus. Saraswati Kumar Deepak is the lyricist. Music is composed by Kamal Mitra.

It is a very long song, more than 8 minutes long.

The video of the song shows that it is a dance song. I am unable to identify the actors seen in the picturisation. I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify the main dancer (lip syncing in Sudha Malhotra’s voice) as well as others.


Song-Ritu aaye ritu jaaye sakhi ri(Bansari Baala)(1957) Singer-Sudha Malhotra, Lyrics-Saraswati Kumar Deepak, MD-Kamal Mitra
Chorus

ritu aaye ritu jaaye sakhi ri
ritu aaye ritu jaaye sakhi ri
jaaye na man ka meet re ae
jaaye na man ka meet
ritu aaye ritu jaaye sakhi ri
ritu aaye ritu jaaye sakhi ri
jaaye na man ka meet re ae
jaaye na man ka meet

ghar aangan mein goonj raha hai
ghar aangan mein goonj raha hai
manbhaavan sangeet re ae
jaaye na man ka meet
ritu aaye ritu jaaye sakhi ri
ritu aaye ritu jaaye sakhi ri
jaaye na man ka meet re ae
jaaye na man ka meet

aa aa
aa aa
aa aa
aa aa
aa aa

aa aa
aa aa
aa aa
aa aa

barse gagan se aag re
main kaise karoon shringaar re
main kaise karoon shringaar
barse gagan se aag re
main kaise karoon shringaar re
mai kaise karoon shringaar
kali kali ki sej sajaayi
kali kali ki sej sajaayi
phool bane angaar re ae
kaise karoon shringaar
barse gagan se aag re
main kaise karoon shringaar re
main kaise karoon shingaar
barse gagan se
aag re
barse aag barse aag

aayi re aayi re
main khol ghata ke
ghoonghat pat ko
khol ghata ke ghoonghat pat ko
rimjhim karti aayi re
main khol ghata ke ghoonghat pat ko
rimjhim karti aayi re
aayi re
dhol mridang bajaate badal
aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa
dhol mridang bajaate baadal
bijli ki shahnaai re
neele gagan ki gali gali mein
neele gagan ki gali gali mein
maine dhoom machaai re
aayi re
aayi re ae
main khol ghata ke ghoonghat pat ko
khol ghata ke ghoonghat pat ko
rimjhim karti aayi re
aayi re

aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa

sakhi ri kaise chham chham
chham paayal bajaaun
sakhi ri kaise chham chham
chham paayal bajaaun
ang ang kaanpe sakhi mora
ang ang kaanpe sakhi mora
kaise main bindiya lagaaun
sakhi ri kaise chham chham
chham paayal bajaaun
sheetal pawan sataaye sajni ee
aa aa
aa aa
aa aa
aa aa
sheetal pawan sataaye
kaise paas piya ke aaun sakhi ri
kaise chham chham
chham paayal bajaaun
sakhi ri kaise chham chham
chham paayal bajaaun

aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa

koi kahiyo piya se jaaye re
mere man ka kamal muskuraaye
koi kahiyo piya se jaaye re
mere man ka kamal muskuraaye
chanchal chitvan it ut dole
gun gun gun
gun gun gun bhanwra bole
chanchal chitvan it ut dole
chanchal chitvan it ut dole
gun gun gun
gun gun gun bhanwra bole
kali kali sharmaaye haaye
koi kahiyo
koi kahiyo piya se jaaye re
mere man ka kamal muskuraaye
koi kahiyo piya se jaaye re
mere man ka kamal muskuraaye


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Blog Day : 4015 Post No. : 15122

“Fashion”(1957) was directed by Lekhraj Bhakri for Kuldip Pictures production, Bombay. The movie had Pradeep Kumar, Mala Sinha, Chandrashekhar, Manoj Kumar, Jabeen Jaleel,Sunder, Jabeen Jalil, Jagdish Sethi, Kammo, Leela Misra etc in it.

The movie had eight songs in it. Five songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the sixth song from “Fashion”(1957) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Hemant Kumar and his wife Bela Mukherji. Bharat Vyas is the lyricist. Music is composed by Hemant Kumar.

Only the audio of the song is available. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of the song. From the sounds of it, the song appears to be a “beggar” song to me, where the citizens of the nation are being called upon to use desi (including marrying Indians) not videshi. Craving for and using videshi items was considered “Fashion” those days, and that was almost considered an anti national act, as can be surmised from the lyrics of this song.


Song-Maati ko lajaana na (Fashion)(1957) Singers-Hemant Kumar, Bela Mukherji, Lyrics-Bharat Vyas, MD-Hemant Kumar
Both

Lyrics

bade bade toofaanon ke aage
kabhi nahin jo haaraa hai
naari ki taaqat par ab tak
zindaa desh tumhaaraa hai

maati ko lajaanaa naa
is maati ko lajaanaa naa
desh hai mahaan
iski shaan ko mitaanaa naa
maati ko lajaanaa naa
is maati ko lajaanaa naa
desh hai mahaan
is ki shaan ko mitaanaa naa
maati ko lajaanaa naa
is maati ko lajaanaa naa

bikhra hua yahaan Savitri kaa noor hai
Saavitri kaa noor hai
maati mein ramaa hua sitaaji kaa sindoor hai
is maati mein ramaa hua sitaaji kaa sindoor hai
sitaaji kaa sindoor hai
desh ke jawaanon
desh ke jawaanon
o fashion ke deewaanon
thhodi baat puraani maano
apni sej ko paraai naar se kabhi sajaanaa naa
maati ko lajaana naa
is maati ko lajaana na
desh hai mahaan
iski shaan ko mitaana na
maati ko lajaana naa
is maati ko lajaana na

galiyaan paraayi mein kyun khoyaa teraa dhyaan hai
kyun khoyaa teraa dhyaan hai
apni pujaaran kaa tu hi bhagvaan hai
apni pujaaran kaa tu hi bhagvaan hai
tu hi bhagvaan hai
raam hai tu uskaa aa
raam hai tu uskaa
ghanshyaam hai tu uskaa
chaaron dhaam hai tu uskaa
aisi naari ke jigar pe kataari tu chalaanaa naa
maati ko lajaanaa naa
is maati ko lajaanaa naa
desh hai mahaan
is ki shaan ko mitaanaa naa
maati ko lajaanaa naa
is maati ko lajaanaa naa


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