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This article is written by nahm, 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 :

4647 Post No. : 16310

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Rafi Sahab’s Legendary Associations – 4
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Chaudhvin ka chaand ho
Ya aaftaab ho….
Jo bhi ho tum khudaa ki qasam
Lajawaab ho…oo….ooo

This time it is the turn of Music director who is known as the creator of iconic songs, popularly known as Ravi. His association with Rafi sahab begins in 1956-57 with the first film “Ek Saal” with 2 solo songs written by Prem Dhawan. Many of these iconic songs composed by Ravi were sung by Rafi sahab in this long association which ended only with the demise of Rafi Sahab in 1980. I counted 251 songs composed by Ravi in the excel sheet of Rafi sahab songs. Around 200 of these songs are upto late 60’s. In the 70’s Rafi sahab’s output has as it is decreased so it is not surprising that the 70’s decade there are less than 50 songs by the team of Mohammed Rafi-Ravi, with various lyricists.

Starting from 1957, there are around 50 songs upto 1960. So the 60’s decade is the most productive one with around 150 songs. This, despite Ravi being at the peak of his career working extensively with the B.R. Chopra camp. There are clear indications that Ravi preferred to have Rafi sahab sing his songs whenever he was working outside the BR camp, when he had Mahendra Kapoor sing most of his songs.

The very summit of this association is the legendary solo of Chaudhvin ka chaand(1960). The film has 5 Rafi solo numbers, all of them popular songs, all the places that I saw. But the excel sheet is listing one additional song with the words “yehan ke dost ba-wafa”, so there is a possibility of a small snippet of rendition of some poetry maybe lying hidden in the movie. The story really does take off from here with 7 songs in ‘Tu nahin aur Sahi’ (1960). Then comes the sonorous Husn waale tera jawaab nahin in Gharana (1961). With 6 songs in “China Town” 1962, Rafi has become the only male singer for Ravi in all ‘AA’ and ‘AB’ grade movies which had ‘AAA’ grade music. Rafi sahab went on to croon these outstanding solos/duet for Sunil Dutt in the film “Aaj aur kal” (1963) composed by Ravi:

mujhe gale se lagaa lo bahut udaas hoon main
Ye aadiyaan ye fizaayen bulaa rahi hain tumhen
itni haseen itni jaaan raat kya karen

In 1963 Ravi had Rafi sahab sing 5 songs each in Bharosa, Pyar ka Bandhan and Grihasti, on Mehmood, Guru Dutt, Raj Kumar Johnny Walker and Manoj Kumar. It is most likely that there were no other male playback singers in the credits of these movies too. This is apart from the 7 songs including 4 solos in ‘Pyar Kiya to Darna kya” for Aagha and Shammi Kapoor. 1963 also saw the song Sau baar janam lenge in the film “Ustadon ke Ustaad”.

Here is a list of 4 of the popular and unique, of the 7 Rafi songs in the film “Door ki Aawaaz”:

Song Singers
Ham bhi agar bachche hote Mohd Rafi, Manna Dey, Asha Bhonsle
Husn se chaand bhi sharmaayaa hai Mohd Rafi
Kyaa yoonhi rooth ke jaane ko muhabbat ki thhi Mohd Rafi
Muqaddar aazmaanaa chaahtaa hoon Mohd Rafi

Shakeel Badayuni seems to have formed a newer equation with Ravi post “Chaudhvi ka Chaand” going by the no. of films I am finding in the Rafi list where they worked together.

Rafi-Ravi combination moved on to Shehnai in 1964 with 4 solos and 1 duet, in a Rafi-Asha score, with one melodious solo for Asha Is tarah todaa mera dil .

“Khandaan” 1965 again was again an all-Rafi score with 6 songs, 7th being the iconic Lata solo Tumhi mere mandir tumhi meri poojaa tumhi devtaa ho .

I simply must list the iconic solos by Rafi sahab in Do Badan(1966):

Song Singers
Bhari duniyaa mein aakhir dil ko samjhaane kahaan jaayen Mohd Rafi
Is Jahan Se (Verse) Mohd Rafi
Naseeb mein jiske jo likhaa thaa Mohd Rafi
Rahaa gardishon mein hardam Mohd Rafi

There is a bonus in this film also with additional verse “is jahan se’, we can look forward to finding and enjoying.

In 1967, there were ‘Meherbaan’ and “Nai Roshni” followed with “Do Kaliyan” and ‘Neel Kamal’ in 1968. Do I really need to list the songs of ‘Neel Kamal”? I dont think so. “Neel Kamal” atleast had a Manna Dey song on Mehmood Khaali dabba khaali bottle lele mere yaar .

This is 1969 and Ek phool do mali:

Song Singers
Aulaad waalon phoolo phalo Mohd Rafi, Asha Bhonsle
Chal chal re naujawaan-parody song Mohd Rafi, Asha Bhonsle
O nanhe se farishte Mohd Rafi
Ye parda hata do Mohd Rafi, Asha Bhonsle

They reach early 70’s to create these two meaningful songs:

Song Movie (year) Singers MD Lyricist
Mujhe ishq hai tujhi se meri jaan e zindagaani Ummeed(1971) Mohd Rafi Ravi Shakeel Badayuni
Mere Dost Tujhe Tera Meet Mubarak Dhadkan(1972) Mohd Rafi Ravi Ravi & Ali

We must go back to the early years of Rafi-Ravi association to reach “Mehendi’ 1958. This is a recital by Rafi sahab of a poetry titled ‘Baazaar-e-husn’ by Kaamil Rashid. Ajit is reciting this nazm in the movie on a Kotha, presumably of Umrao Jaan. This movie Mahendi 1958 was based on a novel “Umrao Jaan Ada” (1904) authored by Mirza Hadi Ruswa. The other two movies named “Umrao Jaan’ were based on the same novel. This is an affirmation of the feeling I had, that it must be based on a novel, while watching ‘Umrao Jaan’ 1981.

This recital is another great rendition, without music, reminding me of the rendition of Unhen qissa e gham jo likhne ko baithhe in ‘Naya Qanoon’(1965) and Kya gham jo andheri hain raaten in ‘Barsaat ki raat’ (1960).

In the movie, this recital happens, then the reply by ‘Umrao Jaan’ in Lata Mangehskar’s voice is posted here bhari mehfil hai ye afsaana nahin. The recital on screen is by an actor named Jayshree, whose identity is not clear. I have seen the posted songs of the film to find if this is the veteran Marathi film actress Jayshree Gadkar. The film’s poster by SaReGaMa has Jayshree Gadkar on it. She has been seen in a few hindi films in later years like “Bahaaron ke Sapne’1967. But there is a question mark if it is the same actor in Mehendi(1958). The cast of the film is Jayashree, Ajit, Veena, Kumar, Baalam, Mirza Musharraf, Lalita Pawar, Baby Devika, Adib, Ismail, Prakash, Jago, Maqbool, Krishnakant, Munshi Munakka, Hamid – I, Dinanath, Anwari Bai, Qaisarbai, & Mumtaz Begum.

These four songs of the film are posted in the blog:

Song Date of posting
Apne kiye pe koyi pashemaan ho gayaa 21 december 2009
Bedard zamaana tera dushman hai 26 december 2009
Pyaar ki duniya lutegi hamen maaloom na thhaa 11 may 2012
Bhari mehfil hai ye afsaana nahin 22 may 2012

I had come accross long-time back and all these years I was under the impression that there is this song by Rafi, a recital filmed on Ajit, and it is already posted. Then last month I found this song and saved the link for having it in this series, as it was not posted. For last two weeks, I have not worked on any posts, but it was there on the back of the mind, that some of these wonderful songs are saved in my drafts and I need to get on with it. Finally, yesterday I opened the laptop, with this very song on the mind, and lo, there it was in one of the comments that the recital is not posted.
The question/grievance/complaint is here now, the answer to it was here already.
Editor’s note:-This song is the 500th song from movies of 1958 to appear in the blog.
Video :

Audio version:

Song-Wo aaj apni mehfil mein aaye huye hain (Mehndi)(1958) Singer-Mohammed Rafi, Lyrics-Kamil Rashid, MD-Ravi

Lyrics

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Audio version:
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Wo aaj apni mehfil mein
aaye huye hain
wo aaj apni mehfil mein
aaye huye hain en
jo kothhon ki raunaq
badhaaye huye hain
jo kothhon ki raunaq
badhaaye huye hain

jo dukaan apni ee
sajaaye huyehain ean
gali aur kooche
basaaye huee hain en
wo aaj apni mehfil mein
aaye huye hain

woh ghunghroo ki paayal ki jhankaar le kar
kuchh inkaar le kar
kuchh iqraar le kar
woh ghunghroo ki paayal ki jhankaar le kar
kuchh inkaar le kar
kuchh iqraar le kar
zara saudebaazi ki
takraar le kar
nigaahon mein bijli
chhupaaye huye hain
wo aaj apni mehfil mein aaye huye hain

hai apnaa banaane ke andaaz saare
ye gesu ye chitwan
adaayen ishaare
hai apnaa banaane ke andaaz saare
ye gesu ye chitwan
adaayen ishaare
milaa jo bhi uss se
kaha hain tumhaare
arey yeh dhokaa hai jo
ham bhi khaaye huye hain
wo aaj apni mehfil mein aaye huye hain

ye kothhon ki mallika
yeh koochon ki raani
ye bazaar ke manchalon ki jawaani
ye kothhon ki mallika
yeh koochon ki raani
ye bazaar ke manchalon ki jawaani
yeh aashiq mizaajon ki
rangeen kahaani
arey sitam saari duniya pe
dhaaye huye hain
wo aaj apni mehfil mein aaye huye hain

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Video version:
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wo aaj apni mehfil mein
aaye huye hain
wo aaj apni mehfil mein
aaye huye hain aen
Jo kothhon ki raunaq
badhaaye huye hain
jo kothhon ki raunaq
wah wah wah wah wah wah
badhaaye huye hain

jo dukaan apni ee
sajaaye huye hain aen
gali aur kooche
basaaye huye hain aen
aay haay
wo aaj apni mehfil mein
aaye huye hain
arey gali aur kooche basaaye huye hain
wallah kya keh diya ….
wah wah wah

woh ghunghroo ki paayal ki jhankaar le kar
kuchh inkaar le kar
kuchh iqraar le kar
zara saudebaazi ki takraar le kar
nigaahon mein bijli
chhupaaye huye hain
aay haay
wah wah wah

wo aaj apni mehfil mein aaye huye hain
wah wah wah

hai apnaa banaane ke andaaz saare
ye gesu ye chitwan
adaayen ishaare
aa haa haa haa
adaayen ishaare

milaa jo bhi uss se
kaha hain tumhaare
arey yeh dhokaa hai jo
ham bhi khaaye huye hain
wah wah wah
wo aaj apni mehfil mein aaye huye hain
wah wah wah

ye kothhon ki mallika
yeh koochon ki raani
ye bazaar ki manchalon ki jawaani
ye bazaar ki manchalon ki jawaani
aaye haaye

ye kothhon ki mallika
yeh koochon ki raani
ye bazaar ki manchalon ki jawaani
yeh aashiq mizaajon ki
rangeen kahaani
arey sitam saari duniya pe
dhaaye huye hain
wo aaj apni mehfil mein aaye huye hain
wah wah wah
wah wah wah


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 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 :

4439 Post No. : 15882

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This Week, That Year – 2
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06Sep – 12Sep, 2010
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Blog ten year challenge (2010-2020)- Song Number 77
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If nothing else, then this week 10 years ago has to be characterized as the ‘Anmol Ghadi’ week. I am sure it was by design that every day of this week (actually six days of this week, barring the last day), the first song posted every morning is a song from the 1946 film ‘Anmol Ghadi’. This film has 12 songs listed in the Geet Kosh. As we entered this week ten years ago, five of these were already posted on the blog. That left seven. I am sure Atul ji took it upon himself to get the ‘Yippeee’ status for this film in a quick order, by posting one each of the remaining seven songs on each day of the week. And be done with it.

Well almost. Starting from 6th September in 2010, all the way through 11th September, Atul ji held true to his promise and posted the first song on these six days, that belonged to this iconic film. It almost sounds as if the ‘Atul-Song-a-Day’ blog was transformed into ‘Anmol-Ghadi-Song-a-Day’ for this week.

But then, we arrive at 12th September, the last song of this film which would have brought fame and recognition – well, it could not be posted. We have six posts on the day, but no ‘Anmol Ghadi’. I am keen to know from Atul ji, what happened that made him miss this target.

I had actually scanned through the posts for ‘Anmol Ghadi’ songs for that week. And I came to realize one thing. You see, the concept Yippeee had not yet been invented on this blog. And Atul ji was just going after this film, because of its music. As I checked the complete set of songs of this film on the blog, I find that the continuous posting thing had actually started on 4th September. On that day, Atul ji has simply written that this film has 12 songs, that three are already posted and that the film has wonderful music, so let us just bring it on board quickly. That was the simple thought behind continuously posting a song from this film, as the first song of the day, from 4th to 11th Sept. then the 12th date is missed. And the final song of the film gets duly posted on 13th.

And so, my eager anticipation awaits a response from Atul ji. “Why 12th was missed.’’

Here is the chart of posts for the week, ten years ago.

 

Blog Ten Year Challenge (2010-2020) Series
Sl. No. Movie Name Year HFGK NoS ASAD NoS Deb/Yip Milestone Film Status Pending
6-Sep-10
1 Anmol Ghadi 1946 12 12 Yippeee’d
2 Ghar Ghar Ki Baat 1959 7 7 D Yippeee’d
3 Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere 1960 9 9 Yippeee’d
4 Milan 1967 7 7 Yippeee’d
5 Sharmilee 1971 7 7 Yippeee’d
6 Priyatmaa 1977 5 5 D Yippeee’d
7-Sep-10
1 Anmol Ghadi 1946 12 12 Yippeee’d
2 Dil e Naadaan 1953 9 9 Yippeee’d
3 Dekh Kabira Roya 1957 10 10 Yippeee’d
4 Bindiya 1960 7 7 D Yippeee’d
5 Reshmi Roomaal 1961 8 8 Yippeee’d
6 Khoon Pasina 1977 4 1 D Pending 3
8-Sep-10
1 Anmol Ghadi 1946 12 12 Yippeee’d
2 Mirza Ghalib 1954 11 12 Yippeee’d
3 Chaacha Zindabad 1959 8 8 Yippeee’d
4 Ghoonghat 1960 10 6 Pending 4
5 Woh Kaun Thi 1964 6 6 Yippeee’d
6 Chor Machaaye Shor 1974 6 6 Yippeee’d
9-Sep-10
1 Anmol Ghadi 1946 12 12 Yippeee’d
2 Anjaan 1956 8 8 Yippeee’d
3 Tumsa Nahin Dekha 1957 6 6 Yippeee’d
4 Mere Mehboob 1963 9 9 D Yippeee’d
5 Milan 1967 7 7 Yippeee’d
6 Free Love 1974 4 2 Pending 2
7 Bade Dil Waalaa 1983 5 3 D Pending 2
10-Sep-10
1 Anmol Ghadi 1946 12 12 Yippeee’d
2 Saajan 1947 8 8 D Yippeee’d
3 Baazaar 1949 16 16 D Yippeee’d
4 House No 44 1955 8 8 Yippeee’d
5 Girls` Hostel 1962 6 4 D Pending 2
6 Jawaani Deewaani 1972 6 6 Yippeee’d
11-Sep-10
1 Anmol Ghadi 1946 12 12 Yippeee’d
2 Naadaan 1951 8 8 D Yippeee’d
3 Aazaad 1955 9 9 Yippeee’d
4 Daal Mein Kaalaa 1964 8 3 D Pending 5
5 Paayal 1957 9 5 D Pending 4
6 Badnaam 1975 4 4 Yippeee’d
12-Sep-10
1 Raajhath 1956 11 11 Yippeee’d
2 Basant Bahaar 1956 9 9 Yippeee’d
3 Rangoli 1962 9 9 Yippeee’d
4 Beti Bete 1964 7 9 Yippeee’d
5 Jaanwar 1965 7 7 Yippeee’d
6 Patanga 1971 7 5 D Pending 2

The numbers for the week -,

The posting continued at the then current brisk rate. The week saw a total of 43 songs posted, with the  daily rate being six songs per day, with one of the days showing up with seven. The 43 songs came from 37 films – six of them from ‘Anmol Ghadi’ and another two from the film ‘Milan’ of 1967. The remaining 35 songs are one each from 35 films.

The week witnessed as many as 13 debuts. Thirteen films made their appearance for the first time on the blog. No films got yippeee’d, with ‘Anmol Ghadi’ being the close call of almost there. Of the total 37 films featured that week, 29 have been yippeee’d during the interim decade, whereas 8 films are still awaiting completion of their songs on the blog.

The physical post numbers stretched from 2914 to 2956. So actually a blog century – the 29th, has happened in the previous week.

The guest post activity was fairly low in those times. Of the 43 posts, Atul ji accounts for 38, and only five posts came from the contributing team. Three of these posts are from Raja ji, one from Santosh Ojha ji, and one very interesting post on Shammi Kapoor from – yes, you guessed it – Greta Memsaab. A very interesting and informative post that identifies many of the side players in this group dance song – “Dekho Ab To, Kisko Nahin Hai Khabar” from the film ‘Janwar’ of 1965,

This post, having been delayed quite a bit, comes on the last day of the week under analysis. On this day, there is one film still pending for Yippeee status. The film is ‘Patanga’ from 1971. Two songs of this film are remaining to be posted. With this post we bring one of them on to the blog. Which means that this film is now just one song away from being inducted into the Yippeee hall of fame.

The song that I present today is a mujra dance song, being performed on screen by Laxmi Chhaya. There is an assortment of audience, as we regularly get to see in most mujra dance songs in films. I can clearly identify three of them. Wasti and Ajit are sitting together on a white sofa, and the bespectacled and balding Haroon is on a chair next to Ajit. The song is the regular mujra type choreography, with the dancer complaining that she has wasted her youth getting entangled with “you”, the addressal of “you” here being directed towards any of the many males sitting in the audience.

‘Patanga’ is a social film, produced under the banner of KR Films, Bombay and is directed by Kedar Kapoor. The list of actors reads as – Shashi Kapoor, Vimmi, Ajit, Rajendra Nath, Sajjan, Vasti, Ashok Kapoor, Lakshmi Chhaya, Zeb Rehman, Jagdish Raj, Ram Mohan, Leela Mishra, Praveen Pal, Geeta, Ameena Bai, Ram Avtar, Shekhar Purohit, Prem, Shiva Chandra, Ravindra Kumar, Haroon, Lal, Nasir, Balram, Santosh, and Rajkumar.

Interesting side note here that this is third film of actress Vimmi, who appeared in only 5 films during her short career that lasted from 1967 (debut in the film ‘Hamraaz’) to 1974 (‘Vachan’ being her last film).

The film has 8 songs. As mentioned above, after this post, we now have just one more song remaining for this film. Of the eight songs, four are from the pen of Neeraj, three by Hasrat Jaipuri and one penned by Indeewar. This song is from the pen of Neeraj.

The music is composed by Shankar Jaikishan. Yes, remembering Jaikishan today, on his remembrance day today. He passed away on 12th September in 1971. Interesting to note that this film was certified by the Censor Board on 20th August, 1971. It is possible that this film was just released, or maybe even released after, the passing away of Jaikishan.

The lyrics of this song have been sent in by dear Avinash ji.

And so, the penultimate song of ‘Patanga’ of 1971 – a run of the mill mujra performance as demanded by the formula.

Video

Song – Tose Najariya Ladaai, Jawaani Haaye Yun Hi Gawaai  (Patanga) (1971) Singer – Suman Kalyanpur, Lyrics – Neeraj, MD – Shankar Jaikishan

Lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

tose najariya ladaai
tose najariya ladaai
jawaani haaye yoon hi ganwaai
jaawani haaye yoon hi ganwaai
tose najariya ladaai
jawaani haaye yoon hi ganwaai
jaawani haaye yoon hi ganwaai
tose najariyaa ladaai ee

is se chhupa ke
us se chhupa ke
is se chhupa ke
us se chhupa ke
solah baras jo rakkhi bacha ke
solah baras jo o rakkhi bacha ke
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
choodi wo mori tadkaai ee
choodi wo mori tadkaai
jawaani haaye yoon hi ganwaai
jaawani haaye yoon hi ganwaai
tose najariya ladaai ee

main tadpoon
mori tadpe umariya aa
main tadpoon
mori tadpe umariya
jal bin jaise tadpe machhariya
jal bin jaise ae tadpe machhariya
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
haaye
kaisi ye aag lagaai ee
kaisi ye aag lagaai
jawaani haaye yoon hi ganwaai
jaawani haaye yoon hi ganwaa i
tose najariya ladaai ee

gaaon ke chhore seeti bajaayen
gaaon ke chhore seeti bajaayen
buddhhe jo dekhen surmaa lagaaye
buddhhe jo dekhen surmaa lagaaye
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
ban ke jawaani maut aayi
ban ke jawaani maut aayi
jawaani haaye yoon hi ganwaai
jaawani haaye yoon hi ganwaai
tose najariya ladaai
jawaani haaye yoon hi ganwaai
jaawani haaye yoon hi ganwaai

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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तोसे नजरिया लड़ाई
तोसे नजरिया लड़ाई
जवानी हाए यूं ही गंवाई
जवानी हाए यूं ही गंवाई
तोसे नजरिया लड़ाई
जवानी हाए यूं ही गंवाई
जवानी हाए यूं ही गंवाई
तोसे नजरिया लड़ाई ई

इस से छुपा के
उस से छुपा के
इस से छुपा के
उस से छुपा के
सोलह बरस जो रक्खी बचाके
सोलह बरस जो रक्खी बचाके
आ आ आ आ आ आ आ
चूड़ी वो मोरी तड़कायी ई
चूड़ी वो मोरी तड़कायी ई
जवानी हाए यूं ही गंवाई
जवानी हाए यूं ही गंवाई
तोसे नजरिया लड़ायी ई

मैं तड़पूं
मोरी तड़पे उमरिया आ
मैं तड़पूं
मोरी तड़पे उमरिया
जल बिन जैसे तड़पे मछरिया
जल बिन जैसे ए तड़पे मछरिया
आ आ आ आ आ आ आ आ
हाए
कैसी ये आग लगाई ई
कैसी ये आग लगाई
जवानी हाए यूं ही गंवाई
जवानी हाए यूं ही गंवाई
तोसे नजरिया लड़ाई ई

गाँव के छोरे सीटी बजायें
गाँव के छोरे सीटी बजायें
बुड्ढे जो देखें सुरमा लगाए
बुड्ढे जो देखें सुरमा लगाए
आ आ आ आ आ आ आ आ
बन के जवानी मौत आई
बन के जवानी मौत आई
जवानी हाए यूं ही गंवाई
जवानी हाए यूं ही गंवाई
तोसे नजरिया लड़ायी ई
जवानी हाए यूं ही गंवाई
जवानी हाए यूं ही गंवाई


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Blog Day :

4299 Post No. : 15558

“Baaraat”(1960) was produced and directed by K Amarnath for K Amarnath Productions, Bombay. This “social” movie had Ajit, Shakila, Mukri, Salim, Protima Devi, Murad, Shalini, Brahm Bhardwaj, Gulnar, Pandey, Amrit Rana, Ravikant, Sheila Kashmiri, Sajjan etc in it.

The movie had eight songs in it. Six of these songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the seventh song from “Baaraat”(1960) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Rafi and Manna Dey. Majrooh Sultanpuri is the lyricist. Music is composed by Chitragupta.

The song is picturised on Ajit and Mukri who are seen trading their wares namely Tel maalish and boot polish respectively in prime location of Mumbai, viz in front of Hotel Taj. 🙂

Video has one stanza less. The audio contains the full song.

Video

Audio

Song-O baabu tel maalish karaa lo boot polish(Baaraat)(1960) Singers-Rafi, Manna Dey, Lyrics-Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD-Chitragupta

Lyrics

o baabu tel maalish
karaa lo boot polish
o baabu tel maalish
karaa lo boot polish
phool se halka sar ho jaaye tel maalish
darpan jaisa joota chamke boot polish
o baabu tel maalish
karaa lo boot polish
o baabu tel maalish
karaa lo boot polish

kehte hain daaru kise kehte hain bhang
champi karalo chadhe aankho mein rang
kehte hain daaru kise kehte hain bhang
champi karaalo chade aankhon me rang
malish kara polish kara
garmi ho sardi ho chaahe pade baarish

o babu tel malish
karalo boot polish
o babu tel malish
karalo boot polish

chamka ke doon jo abhi joote ko baandh
dharti pe sab ye kahen utra hai chaand
chamka ke doon jo abhi joote ko baandh
dharti pe sab ye kahen utra hai chaand

sar jo tera mal du zara
taare na dikhe to kabhi karo naalikh
o babu tel malish
karalo boot polish
o babu tel malish
karalo boot polish

phera jo haath laga aisa bhala
rota jo aaya wohi hansta chala
phera jo haath laga aisa bhala
rota jo aaya wohi hansta chala
are dekho idhar joota magar
ik baar to chhoone do yahi hai gujaarish

o babu tel maalish
karaa lo boot polish
o baabu tel maalish
karaa lo boot polish


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#the Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 35 # Qawwalis – 3#
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Today’s qawwali is from the film titled ‘Shankar Shambhu’ (1976) which has nothing to do with the famous qawwaali singer duo ‘Shankar-Shambhu’.
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“Kaalicharan”(1976) was produced by N N Sippy and directed by Subhash Ghai. Subhash Ghai made his debut as a director with this movie. And this movie became a big hit at the box office.
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“Baradari” (1955) was produced and directed by K Amarnath. The movie had Ajit, Geeta Bali, Chandrashekhar, Pran, Tiwari, Murad, Gope etc in it.
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Today (19 november 2014) is the birth anniversary of Zeenat Aman (19 november 1951). She was one of the most popular leading ladies of Hindi movies during the 1970s. She, alongwith Parveen Babi, represented the “Westernised” women as opposed to traditional Indian women that actresses like Hema Malini, Rekha etc of that era represented.
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Today (14 november 2014) is the birth anniversary of Pt Jawaharlal Nehru (14 november 1889-27 may 1964), India’s first Prime Minister. This day is celebrated in India as Children’s day.
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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.

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Songs to Tickle Your Memory – 4
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It is a long time – a ten years wait for registering a hit. Maybe not a surprise in an industry that is known for fixing awards, and manipulating careers. His first songs appeared in 1949. Confined to B/C grade films for a large part of his career, Farooque Kaiser had to wait till 1958 before he could lay his claim to fame based on a song that would be recognized as a popular hit with the listening public.

Remembering Farooque Kaiser on the anniversary of his passing away (10th November).
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“Neeli Aankhen” (1962) was a B grade movie that was soon forgotten and little is known about this movie by now.
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