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“Bus Conductor”(1959) was produced by Ashok Bhambhri and directed by Dwarka Khosla for Sharda Films, Bombay. the movie had Shyama, Premnath, Amarnath, Maruti, Satish Batra, Sujata, Umesh Sharma, ramlal, Khairati, Narbada Shankar, Ameer NBano, Sadhana, Surya Kumar, Helen, Kanchanmala, Sheila Vaz, Cuckkoo etc in it.
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The most common milestone in this blog is the blog century milestone. We have so far had 124 of them. This writeup today marks the 125th century of the blog. In other words, this writeup is the 12500th writeup in the blog. This is a nice round figure which happend to be one fourth of 50,000 or one eighth of 1,00,000.🙂

Our blog centuries are no longer that simple, though. We tend to combine such centuries with some more important milestones/ landmarks. This post is no exception. At the same time, this writeup could well be special because it marks quite a few special milestones, and several of them may come as surprise even to our regulars.
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“Saahil”(1959) was produced and directed by Agrawal K Bhushan for Filmnagar Studios, Bombay. The movie, a B garade movie, was started in early 1950s and it could finally saw the light of the day only in 1959, only to sink at the box office. This movie had Shammi Kapoor, Chitra, Murad, Sapru, Amar, Jankidas, Rajan Kapoor, Kuldeep Kaur etc in it.
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“Nek Khatoon”(1959) was produced and directed by Pyarelal for Hind Pictures, Bombay. This movie, described as a social (samajik) movie in HFGK, had Chitra, Sahh Agha, Hiralal, Indira, Sheikh, Neelofar, Jillani, Maqbool, Fakeer Mohammad, Mohini, arvind Kumar, Razia, Habeeb, Kailash, Tiwari, Cooper, Altaf, baby Parveen etc in it.
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“Jagga Daaku”(1959) was produced by Chimanlal Trivedi and directed by Chandrakant for Chitrabharati, Bombay. This B grade “costume drama” had Jairaj, Jabeen, Chandrashekhar, tiwari, Maruti, Krishna Kumari, Babu Raje, amir Banu, Pt Iqbal, Moni Chatterji, Shapur, Badri Prasad, Bhagwan, baburao Pahalwan, Somaiyya, Dubey, Indira, Premlata, sheila Vaz, Minu Mumtaz etc in it.
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“Grihlaxmi”(1959) was produced and directed by Raman V Desai for Bombay Movietone, Bombay. The movie had Shahu Modak, Pandhari Bai, Lalita Pawar, Kumari Nazar, Rooplaxmi, Miss Kala, Indira Bansal, Ramavtaar, Raj, Umakant, Pravin Paul, Devendra, Suryakant shukla, Polson, Bhairav, Vipin Gupta etc in it.
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“Sati Vaishaalini”(1959) aka “Janam Janam Ka Naata” was a mythological movie with a tale from Markandeya Puraan. It was produced by P N Rangeen and directed by Sadhu Singh for Rati chitra, Bombay. The movie had Trilok Kapoor, Sulochana, lalita Pawar, Ratnamala, Krishna Kumari, Niranjan Sharma, Nand Kishore, Tiwari, Shyam, Hari, Krishna Kumar, Roshanlal etc, with Hiralal, Shiela Kashmiri, Savita Chatterji, Jyoti, Niranjan Tiwari and Kamal Kapoor in guest appearances.
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This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Songs to Tickle Your Memory – 35
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इकतारा बोले॰॰॰ तुन तुन
क्या कहे ये तुमसे॰॰॰ सुन सुन
बात है लंबी मतलब गोल
खोल ना दे ये सबके पोल
तो फिर उसके बाद
इकतारा बोले॰॰॰ तुन तुन

There is an interesting aside related to this iconic song from the 1970 film ‘Yaadgaar’. This song was originally written as a romantic song with the lines

रात अकेली साये दो
हुस्न भी हो और इश्क़ भी हो
तो फिर उसके बाद

It was selected by Manoj Kumar for his seminal classic ‘Upkar’. Eventually, this song somehow could not be fitted into the storyline. The song remained in suspended state, till Manoj Kumar revived it three years later, got it modified into a song of social messaging, and included it in his film ‘Yaadgaar’. After spending two and a half decades practically in the wilderness in the industry, here came the first major super hit for the song writer. This surely must be a record of some sorts.
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“Heera Moti”(1959) was based on Munshi Premchand’s story “Do Bailon Ki Katha”. This is a story of two bullocks owned by a poor farmer couple.

The story is told from the point of view of the bullocks.

The movie was produced by Pravin Desai and directed by Krishan Chopra for Rupalaya production. The movie had Balraj Sahni, Nirupa Roy, Baby Naaz,Helen, Cuckoo, Ashim Kumar, Shubha Khote, P.Kailash, Rashid Khan, Baij Sharma, Moolchand, Charubala, Bhola etc in it.
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In the 1950s, many new female singers joined Hindi film industry to try their luck in making their careers in playback singing. Many of them went into oblivion after a couple of years or so. Playback singing career of a few of them like Seeta Kalyanpur, Suman Purohit ended with one or two films. A few others like Meenal Wagh (11 songs during 1950-54), Kaumudini Munshi (10 songs during 1954-68) could remain connected with Hindi film music for longer period but their singing output was low. While some of them may not have pursued the playback singing career due to personal reasons, there is no doubt about the fact that with the emergence of Lata Mangeshkar in early 50s along with established playback singers like Geeta Dutt and Shamshad Begum, the newcomers faced tough competition from them.
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