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

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Clad in starched white kurta and pyjama with an unshaven face, his appearance gives an impression of a Bengali intellectual. His early association with Bimal Roy, Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Hemant Kumar and Salil Chowdhary supported that impression of mine until one day I came to know that he was born in a Sikh family in pre-partition Punjab.

Yes, he is Sampooran Singh Kalra, better known by his pen name, Gulzar (born on 18/08/1934) who turns 85 today and is still active in pursuit of his first love – writing poems and short stories. He continues to be associated with Hindi films with occasional indulgence as a lyricist. His association with Hindi films started, first as a lyricist followed by screen-play/dialogue writer and finally as a producer/director. He has already spent nearly 6 decades in Hindi film industry and this association is continuing.

Gulzar saab had spent nearly a decade (1950s) in the company of some of the writers/poets of Progressive Writers Association such as Krishan Chandra, Khwaza Ahmed Abbas, Shailendra, Sahir Ludhianvi, Sagar Sarhadi etc, who were associated with Hindi film industry. But he was not attracted towards making a career in Hindi film industry. His interest was to become a poet/writer like Mirza Ghalib and Rabindranath Tagore.

Gulzar saab was destined to be associated with Hindi films and Shailendra became a catalyst in introducing him to the Hindi films. When he advised him to meet Bimal Roy for writing songs for ‘Bandini’ (1963), Gulzar saab’s first reaction was ‘I do not want to be a lyricist’. It was only when Shailendra reprimanded him for losing the opportunity to work with a great film-maker, Bimal Roy and the music director, S D Burman, Gulzar saab relented and wrote his first song mora gora ang lai le mohe shyaam rang dai de for the film.

By the way, this was the only song Gulzar saab wrote for ‘Bandini’ (1963) and for S D Burman. But this song opened up his association with Bimal Roy as Assistant Director in Bimal Roy Productions and became his grooming ground to learn the art of screen-play/dialogue writing and the film direction.

Gulzar saab is one among a few film lyricists of the golden period of Hindi film music about whom much has been documented through articles, memoirs and scores of his interviews both to print as well as electronic medias. I had also covered his journey into the Hindi film industry in my article while covering the song shaam se aankh mein nami si hai. So, I will skip the details about his celluloid journey. Broadly, Gulzar saab’s filmy career can be divided into three main phases.

During the first phase (1960-1970), Gulzar saab mostly worked as lyricist with his music directors like Salil Chowdhury and Hemant Kumar who were his colleagues in Bimal Roy Productions. Out of 16 films he was associated as lyricist in this phase, as many as 10 films were with music directors Salil Chowdhury and Hemant Kumar. He also worked with Hrishikesh Mukherjee as a screen-play/dialogue writer for films like ‘Aashirwad’ (1968), and ‘Anand’ (1970).

In the second phase (1971-1999) Gulzar saab’s career was the most active as a screen-play/dialogue/song writer and producing/directing the films. He was associated with 60 Hindi films of which he directed 19 films. Almost all of his films which he directed come in the definition of ‘middle of the road’ films which included ‘Mere Apne’ (1971), Aandhi’ (1975), ‘Mausam’ (1976), ‘Angoor’ (1982), ‘Lekin’ (1991), ‘Maachis’ (1996). Though none of the films he directed created ripple in the box office front, these films are regarded as classic in the history of Hindi films.

Gulzar saab’s association with Sanjeev Kumar and R D Burman was the highlights of his second phase in Hindi film industry. Sanjeev Kumar acted in Gulzaar saab’s films, ‘Koshish’ (1972), ‘Aandhi’ (1975), ‘Mausam’ (1976), ‘Angoor’(1982),and ‘Namkeen’ (1982). With R D Burman, Gulzar saab worked for 23 films writing 101 songs. The association would have continued but for the untimely death of Sanjeev Kumar in 1985 and of R D Burman in 1993.

The third phase of Gulzar saab’s filmy career started in the new millennium and is continuing. After the release of his film ‘Hu Tu Tu’ (1999), he had taken a decision to give up producing and directing films as he wanted to devote a considerable time in writing. In this phase, he has confined himself mostly as a lyricist and occasionally script/dialogue writing.

During this phase, Gulzar saab has been associated with the third generation of music directors like A R Rahman, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Vishal Bhardwaj. He has already written lyrics for Vishal Bhardwaj in 19 films so far and perhaps he may break his own record of the highest number of films with R D Burman(23 films). He seems to be as comfortable with the new generation as he was with the older ones.

In the 1960s, he wrote songs like hawaaon pe likh do hawaaon ke naam for Hemant Kumar. Almost 5 decades later, he also wrote a rustic song ‘beedi jalaayi le jigar se piya’ for Vishal Bhardwaj. Both these songs have unusual imageries. The first one is about the nature giving the ‘feel good’ factor. The second song, though sounds rustic, has not prevented Gulzar saab sharing his thought on the real side of the world in two lines:

Dhuaan na nikaari o lab se piya
Je duniya badi dhaank hai

[O beloved, do not exhale smoke from your lips (from beedi)
The realities in this world are already masked].

Once, A R Rahman after getting explanations from Gulzar saab on his song, jiya jale jaan jale commented ‘Gulzar saab, you are a poet of imageries. I will amend his comment to say that Gulzar saab is a poet of unusual imageries. His six songs which I have covered during the last two weeks for the Blog would give the readers the taste of his unusual imageries/metaphors, choice of words and vocabularies.

I have been following Gulzar saab’s songs for many years. For me, he is an extension of what Sahir Ludhianvi did in 1950s to 1970s – to make the song lyrics an important part of Hindi film music. Though Gulzar saab belongs to the old generation of lyricist, he still gels well with the new generation. From the year 2000 until now, Gulzar saab has written lyrics for about 60 films. ‘I am going with the flow, but making sure that my aesthetics are in place,’ he had said in a recent interview.

There is another side of Gulzar saab’s personality. He has been active in writing short stories and poems side by side with his filmy career. Many of his short stories and poems have been published. He has received Sahitya Akademy Award for his Urdu book ‘Dhuaan’ in 2002. He has been associated with the children’s poems -both in films/TV and in prints. His most popular among jingles, ‘jungle jungle pata chala hai’ for ‘Jungle Book’ (1993) in Hindi which was telecast on Doordarshan, has become synonymous more with his name than its creator, Rudyard Kipling. Gulzar saab has done such a vast work of writing short stories and poems that they require a separate article which I intend to write some other time.

Gulzar saab’s association with R D Burman in 23 films has been one of the important segments in the history of Hindi film music. I regard Gulzar saab’s collaboration with A R Rahman, the continuation of that process. In fact, I feel that after the untimely death of R D Burman in 1993, A R Rahman has carried forward ‘Pancham’s legacy’ with refinements as new techniques and new types of musical instruments have emerged.

Hence, on the occasion of Gulzar saab’s 85th Birthday, I have chosen one of the songs born out of Gulzar-Rahman collaboration, ‘ae hairat-e-ashiqui jagaa mat’ from the film ‘Guru’ (2007). The song is mainly a duet sung by Hariharan and Alka Yagnik with Mohammed Aslam singing Sufi chants in the prelude and the first interlude with chorus singing in the second interlude and at the end of the song.

A R Rahman, in an interview published in the book ‘A R Rahman, The Spirit of Music’ (2012) by Nasreen Munni Kabir has revealed that whenever he gets stuck in composing tune for a given situation in the film, he has relied on the melodies of Amir Khusrau, Bulleh Shah and Subramania Bharati. The song under discussion was one of such songs for which A R Rahman relied on the melody of Amir Khusrau’s composition, ‘ae sharbat-e-aashiqui’. Rahman has based the tune on Raag Yaman Kalyan. Gulzar wrote the lyrics to the tune as per the song situation in the film.

I wish Gulzar saab a very happy and a healthy 85th Birthday. I remember his song ‘dil to bachcha hai jee’ from ‘Ishqiya’ (2010). I hope that the ‘bachcha’ (child) in his heart will inspire him to write many more poems of unusual imageries and metaphors in the years to come.

Video Clip:

Audio Clip:

Song-Ae hairat-e-ashiqui jagaa mat (Guru)(2007) Singers-Hariharan, Alka Yagnik, Mohammed Aslam, Lyrics-Gulzar, MD-A R Rahman
Chorus,
Alka Yagnik & Chorus

Lyrics(Based on Audio Clip)

dum dara dum dara jashn jashn dum
dum dara dum dara jashn jashn dum
sun mere humdum
hamesha ishq mein hi jeena
dum dara dum dara jashn jashn dum
dum dara dum dara jashn jashn dum
sun mere humdum
hamesha ishq mein hi jeena

ae hairat-e-aashiqui
jagaa mat
pairon se zameen
zameen lagaa mat
ae hairat-e-aashiqui
jagaa mat
pairon se zameen
zameen lagaa mat
ae hairat-e-aashiqui
ae hairat-e-aashiqui
ae hairat-e-aashiqui

dum dara dum dara jashn jashn dum
dum dara dum dara jashn jashn dum
sun mere humdum
hamesha ishq mein hi jeena

kyun Urdu Faarsi bolte ho o o
kyun Urdu Faarsi bolte ho
dus kehte ho do tolte ho
jhoothhon ke shanshahaa bolo na

kabhi jhaankon meri aankh….en
kabhi jhaankon meri aankhen
sunaayen ik daastaan
jo honthhon se ae kholo na
ae hairat-e-aashiqui
jagaa mat
pairon se zameen
zameen lagaa mat
ae hairat-e-aashiqui
ae hairat-e-aashiqui
o o o
ae hairat-e-aashiqui

dum dara dum dara
dum dara dum dara
dum dara dum dara
dum dara dum dara
dum dara dum dara
dum dara dum dara
dum dara dum dara
dum dara dum dara

do chaar maheene se lamhon mein
do chaar maheene se lamhon mein
umron ke hisaab bhi hote hain
jinhen dekha nahin kal tak
jinhen dekha nahin kal tak
kahin bhi ab kok mein
woh chehre bote hain

ae hairat-e-ashiqui
jagaa mat
pairon se zameen
zameen lagaa mat
ae hairat-e-aashiqui
jagaa mat
pairon se zameen
zameen lagaa mat
ae hairat-e-aashiqui

ae hairat-e-aashiqui
o o
ae hairat-e-aashiqui

dum dara dum dara jashn jashn dum
dum dara dum dara jashn jashn dum
sun mere humdum
hamesha ishq mein hi jeena
o o o

dum dara dum dara jashn jashn dum
dum dara dum dara jashn jashn dum
sun mere humdum
hamesha ishq mein hi jeena

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

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hullo to all of Atuldom

Yesterday (13 august 2019) was the birth anniversary of our dear Sridevi, hailed as the first female superstar of Bollywood. I was not liking it that we had let it go without a post. Then last thing before I switched off for the day, I saw a song on some satellite channel and had my ‘eureka’ moment. I found a song from the later period of Sridevi’s career when she had started experimenting with the characters she played.

The song was from the 1997 Raj Kanwar directed and Boney Kapoor produced “Judaai”. The movie starred Sridevi alongside Urmila Matondkar and Anil Kapoor with Kadar Khan, Johnny Lever, Farida Jalal, Upasana Singh, Junior Mehmood, Paresh Rawal, Dinesh Hingoo, Saeed Jaffrey and two sweet child actors. Poonam Dhillon had a special appearance. The movie was a remake of a 1994 Telugu film “Shubhalagnam”.

It was a story of a lady Kajal (Sridevi) who gets her honest and loving husband (Anil Kapoor) married to his boss’s niece (Urmila) in exchange for money in her quest to become rich quickly. She gets this done much against her husband’s wishes and she faces social problems when she realises that it is not possible to remain your ex-husband’s legal wife after having divorced him and practically sold him to another lady. The film received mixed reviews for its simple and clichéd plot and execution. But the performances of the lead actresses were appreciated. This was Sridevi’s last film appearance before she took a sabbatical to lead a family life. Sridevi and Johnny Lever played the children of Kadar Khan and Farida Jalal.

Incidentally today happens to be the 62nd birthday of Johnny Lever. He was brought up as John Prakash Rao Janumala. He had to drop out of studies as his family faced financial problems and he pithed in by doing odd jobs including selling pens on the streets by mimicking Bollywood stars etc. At a program in his father’s plant (Hindustan Lever Limited) he mimicked some senior officers and the workers there gave him his stage name JOHNNY LEVER. He started out his career doing stage shows Kalyanji Anandji Nite, Tabassum Hit Parade etc which served as his launchpad. He has been entertaining the world since the 80s. His daughter Jamie is following in his footsteps and is a comedian-actor-singer. Here is wishing him a long and healthy life.

Todays’ song is sung by Bali Brahmabhatt, Alka Yagnik and Shankar Mahadevan. Nadeem Shravan are the music composers and Sameer was the lyricist. It is a party song that celebrates the birthday of Sridevi’s character’s daughter. We have Upasana Singh, Kadar Khan, Sridevi, Urmila and Anil Kapoor singing and Junior Mehmood is also there in the scene.

So, here is a song which sings the mind of most males of the species. I am not judging anybody. 🙂 my statement is based on all the husband-wife jokes that are constant on the various social media forums. 🙂


Song-Shaadi kar ke phans gaya yaar (Judaai)(1997) Singers-Bali Brahmbhatt, Alka Yagnik,Shankar Mahadewan, Lyrics-Sameer, MD-Nadeem Shrawan
Chorus

Lyrics

haayo rabba haayo rabba haayo rabba
haayo rabba haayo rabba haayo rabba
haayo rabba haayo rabba haayo rabba
haayo rabba haayo rabba haayo rabba
aa haa
aa haa
aa haa
aa haa

shaadi karke
shaadi karke phans gaya yaar
achcha khaasa thha kanwara
aa aaa
aa aaa
o shaadi karke phans gaya yaar
achcha khaasa thha kanwara
aa aaa
aa aaa
arre jo khaaye pachhtaaye
jo na khaaye woh lalchaaye
jo khaaye pachtaaye
jo na khaaye woh lalchaaye
door se meethha lagta hai
yeh kadva laddoo pyaaara
shaadi karke
shaadi karke phans gaya yaar
achcha khaasa thha kanwara
aa aaa
aa aaa
o shaadi karke phans gaya yaar
achcha khaasa tha kanwara
aa aaa
aa aa aaa

aasmaan ki pari ho chaahe gori ho ya kaali
chaar dinon ki chaandni hoti hai har gharwaali
abbaa dabbaa jabbaa aa
abbaa dabbaa jabbaa aa

aasmaan ki pari ho chaahe gori ho ya kaali
chaar dinon ki chaandni hoti hai har gharwaali
shaadi karne waala bas shaadi ke din hansta hai
saari umr woh rota hai
iss jaal mein jab fansta hai
dar dar bhatke
dar dar bhatke mere yaar
dekho iss aafat ka maara
aa aaa
aa aaa
o shaadi karke phans gaya yaar
achcha khaasa thha kanwaara
aa aaa
aa aaa

arre sun mere harry re ae ae
arre sun mere hirva
sun o hiraalaal re ae
saare agar kanwaare hote
na karta koi shaadi
kaise chalti ye duniya
kaise badhhti aabaadi

aa aaa
aa aaa
aa aaa
aa aaa

hey saare agar kanwaare hote
na karta koi shaadi
kaise chalti ye duniya
kaise badti aabaadi
byaah racha ke jo na main teri mummy ko laata
bol zara pagle
tu kaise iss dharti pe aata
tere jaisa
tere jaisa moorakh na paida hoga kahin dobaara

aa haaa aa haaa
shaadi karke phans gaya yaar
achcha kahsa tha kanwara
aa haaa
aa haaa

mere tan ka gehna ban gaye chanda aur sitaare
maine jitne sapne dekhe poore ho gaye saare

aa haaa
aa haaa

aaj main kitni khush hoon jeewan ki khushiyo ko pa ke
jee karta hai nsachu bin paayal ghungroo chankaake

jaise din ke bina adhuri hoti raina kali
do pahiyo ke bina chale na gaadi jeewan waali
mere apne
mere apne meri jaan maine tum pe sab kuchh vaara

aa haaa
aa haaa

o shaadi karke phans gaya yaar
achcha khasa thha kanwara
aa aaa
aa aaa
jo khaaye pachataaye
jo na khaaye woh lalchaaye
door se meetha lagta hai ye kadva laddoo pyaara
shaadi karke
shaadi karke phans gaya yaar
achcha khaasa thha kanwara
aa aaa
aa aaa
o shaadi karke phans gaya yaar
achcha khaasa tha kunwara
aa aaa
aa aa aa aa

haayo rabbaa haayo rabbaa haayo rabbaa
haayo rabbaa haayo rabbaa haayo rabbaa
haayo rabbaa haayo rabbaa haayo rabbaa
haayo rabbaa haayo rabbaa haayo rabbaa


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.

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Hullo to all in Atuldom

I simply love this app called YouTube on the internet, and when Rajaji reads this he will agree that YouTube is a lovable app. This app has a feature whereby after you finish seeing a video or song, it suggests similar songs which might match what you have just seen in genre etc. And it gives some very good suggestions.

A few days back I was seeing the video of a song from the 1980s’ movie “Utsav”. I was seeing the Suresh Wadkar song “saanjh dhaley gagan taley” as I was trying to zero in on a song for Suresh Wadkar’s birthday. At the end of that song this song began playing. I was floored by the rendition by the female singer on the stage. This was a song I had never heard before inspite of it being from a Prakash Mehra movie that I was aware of. The said song is from the Farha Naaz- Sanjay Dutt- Sumeet Saigal- Rohan Kapoor & Pran starrer “Imaandaar” (1987) which was directed by someone called Sushil Malik.

This movie had Anjaan, Maya Govind and Prakash Mehra as lyricist and Kalyanji Anandji as music composers. And I felt that this will be the perfect song to wish Suresh Ishwar Wadkar on his birthday. It is a semi-classical song with two female singers – Sadhana Sargam and Alka Yagnik singing with Suresh Wadkar. All the three singers have great voices, control over ragas and raginis. The song just sounded so divine and I was sure that all those who complain, that songs of the 80s lacked in melody and was all disco only, will definitely appreciate the song.
And then I heard the song again on the audio link available on YouTube and noted the lyrics and found it difficult to note down the ‘swaras’ that occur in the song as they are rendered at a faster ‘taal’ than the rest of the song.

The song was just growing on me and so I looked up for its video which is easily available. And Then The Anti-climax occurred. It made me feel I should not have seen the video. My first reaction was who in his sanest of senses would give this kind of choreography to this lovely song. That it was filmed almost on the lines of a disco that is a stage show was bad and to make things worse we have Sanjay Dutt on stage.

Here I shall make it very clear that I am not against Sanjay Dutt the actor, only that I was never his fan. In the 80s when he made his debut, almost parallel to Kumar Gaurav there was a clear divide among the young females as to who was a better actor/ looker. Kumar Gaurav won on the looks front and Sanjay Dutt had his followers who felt he was the better actor. And as things stand now after all these years Kumar Gaurav has vanished and Sanju baba (his pet name) is still around and going strong and he has just turned 60 last week on 29th July. So this song can serve as an example of how he used to be.

But let us keep prejudices aside and enjoy this Kalyanji Anandji creation for the melody that Suresh Wadkar, Sadhana Sargam and Alka Yagnik pour into our ears.

Here is wishing Suresh Wadkar on his 64th birthday. Suresh Wadkar -who made his Bollywood debut with Rajshri Pictures “Paheli” in 1977 under Ravinder Jain and followed it up with “seene mein jalan” in “Gaman” in 1978 under Jaidev. He has various awards from different state organisations but the Filmfare has eluded him inspite on record number of nominations.
So here is the song.

Video

Audio (Full)

Song-More ghar aaye sajanwa (Imaandaar)(1987) Singers-Suresh Wadkar, Sadhana Sargam, Alka Yagnik, Lyrics-Maya Govind, Prakash Mehra, MD-Kalyanji Anandji
All

Lyrics

o o o
o o o
o o o o
o o o o
o o o o
o o o o
o o o o o
aa aa aa
dh ani sa nee sa
(am not able to catch the swar here)
o o o
o o o o
o o o o o

more ghar aaye sajanwa
more ghar aaye sajanwa
daal daal kooke koyaliya
daal daal kooke koyaliya
mann mayur naache aanganwa
more ghar aaye sajanwa
more ghar aaye sajanwa

ang ang chhalke madhu madira
ang ang chhalke aeeee
o o o
ooooo
oooooo
ooooo
ang ang chhalke madhu madira
chhede chhailwa madir nainwa
chhede chhailwa madir nainwa
jhoom jhoom dole re mannwa
more ghar aaye sajanwa
more ghar aaye sajanwa

mitwa aaa mitwa aa
mitwa aaa mitwa aa
mitwa aaa mitwa aa
tu kahaan
bin meet mera dil soona
bin preet mera dil soona
bin meet mera dil soona
bin preet mera dil soona
re mitwa
tu kahaan
tu kahaan

more ghar aaye sajanwa
more ghar aaye sajanwa

na koyi humdam na humsafar
na dilruba na koyi dilbar
na koyi humdam na humsafar
na dilruba na koyi dilbar
dhoondh rahee hai meri nazar
dhoondh rahee hai meri nazar
mil jaaye kahin koyi
mitwa aa
mitwa aa
mitwa aa

more ghar aaye sajanwa
more ghar aaye sajanwa

ho sapna dekhu har pal yahi
apna mujhko keh de koi
sapna dekhu har pal yahi
apna mujhko keh de koi
aisa bhi din aaye kabhi
aisa bhi din aaye kabhi
mil jaaye kaheen koyee
mitwa aa
mitwa aa
mitwa aa

more ghar aaye sajanwa
more ghar aaye sajanwa
daar daar kooke koyaliya
mann mayur nachein aanganwa
more ghar aaye sajanwa
more ghar aaye sajanwa
sa sa sa sa
sa dha ma sa sa sa
sa dha ma sa sa sa
sa dha ma sa sa sa
la la la la la la la la
la la la la la la la la
la la la la la la la la

sa sa sa dha ma sa
la la la la la la
sa re re ga ga ma ma dha ni ni sa
sa re re ga
la la la la la la la la
sa ni sa ni dha
la la la la la la la la
ga re ga re sa
la la la la la la la la
sajanwa
aaja ghar aaja re mitwa
aaja ghar aaja re mitwa

sa sa sa sa sa sa
ni ni ni ni ni ni
sa sa sa sa sa
sa sa sa sa sa
(again unable to catch the swar)
Ni dha ma dha ni
Sa sa sa sa sa
Ni dha ma dha ni
Sa sa sa sa sa
Ni dha ma dha ni
Sa sa sa sa sa
Aaaaaa aaaaa


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.

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Has anyone seen today’s google doodle?!!!!

It is dedicated to our dear Mogambo a.k.a Durgaprasad Bharadwaj a.k.a Chaudhry Baldev Singh a.k.a Thakur Durjan Singh a.k.a Balwant Rai a.k.a Kishorilal a.k.a Amrish Puri.  He would have been 87 today.

Feels like they have appreciated some one close to our family. The doodle shows him in the look he sported for DDLJ – ‘Dilwaale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge’ (1995) as Chaudhry Baldev Singh. That movie is remembered as much for the last scene where the Chaudhry tells his daughter

jaa beta jaa. Apni Raj ke paas jaa. Jaa Simran, jee le apni zindagi jaa beta jaa

The last scene can be seen on YT at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAaL5HZC5YI. The movie is remembered for this last scene, as much for all the romance and romantic songs that it had.

Can anyone forget his character ‘Dong’ in the movie ‘Tehalka’ (1992) where he kept repeating “Dong kabhi wrong nahi hota” much on the lines of “Mogambo khush hua” from ‘Mr. India’ (1987). Here I must admit that I haven’t seen ‘Tehalka’ but if I am not wrong, ‘Dong’ and his song “Shom Shom Shom Shomo sha sha” is the only thing in public memory from that movie.

There have been similar movies where this much-loved character actor, with a very distinct voice, was the only saving grace. He has played an almost equal number of benevolent characters as in the 1999 release ‘Gair’ as he has played his malevolent characters. He has tried his hand at singing (the above-mentioned song of ‘Tehalka’ was in his voice) and shaking a leg too and looked as if he enjoyed dancing.

Today’s song shows him in his dancing element. It is from the 1998 Rajkumar Santoshi produced and directed ‘China Gate’. It has music by Anu Malik with Sameer as the lyricist. The song shows him dancing in the company of the folk dancer played by Urmila Matondkar, KD Chandran, Tinnu Anand, Viju Khote, Jagdeep, Anjaan Shrivastav, Sameer Soni, and Harish Patel.

Remembering Amrish Puri in this very lively avataar

Song – Chhamma Chhamma Baaje Re Meri Painjaniya  (China Gate) (1998) Singer – Alka Yagnik, Vinod Rathor, Shankar Mahadevan, Lyrics – Sameer, MD – Anu Malik
Female Chorus
Male Chorus

Lyrics

dekha dekhi dil mera jud gaya re
leke pardesi dil ud gaya re

dekha dekhi dil mera jud gaya re
leke pardesi dil ud gaya re

chhamma chhamma (alka yagnik)
ae chhamma chhamma
chhamma chhamma baaje re meri painjaniyaan
re chhamma chhamma baaje re meri painjaniyaan
tere paas aaun
teri saanson mein samaoon raja
tere paas aaun
teri saanson mein samaoon
teri neendein chura loon
chhamma chhamma
he chhamma chhamma
chhamma chhamma baaje re teri painjaniyaan
tere paas aaun
teri saanson mein samaoon raja
tere paas aaun
teri saanson mein samaoon
teri neendein chura loon
chhamma chhamma
hey chhamma chhamma
dekha dekhi dil mera jud gaya re
chhak chhaka chhak chhak chhaka
leke pardesi dil ud gaya re
chhak chhaka chhak chhak chhaka

oy oy oy.
ooooo oooo
oohhooo oohhoo
oohhooo oohhoo
oohhooo oohhoo
oohhooo oohhoo

ye mera lehenga
bada hai mehenga
isse na haath laga
dila doon bangla
dila doon gaadi
deewani saath to aa
dila doon bangla
dila doon gaadi
deewani saath toh aa
meri baali hai umar
mujhe lagta hai darr
meri baali hai umar
mujhe lagta hai darr
na kar beimaani
chhamma chhamma baaje re teri painjaniyaan
chhamma chhamma
ae chhamma chhamma
dekha dekhi dil mera jud gaya re
chhak chhaka chhak chhak chhaka
leke pardesi dil ud gaya re
chhak chhaka chhak chhak chhaka

chhak chhaka chhak chhak chhaka
chhak chhaka chhak chhak chhaka

hila doon up
hila doon mp
jo maaroon main thumka
tere thumke pe
haaroon main patna
main haaroon kalkatta
tere thumke pe
haaroon main patna
main haaroon kalkatta
meri patli kamar
meri tirchi nazar
meri patli kamar
meri tirchi nazar
meri chadthi jawaani
chhamma chhamma
ae chhamma chhamma
chhamma chhamma
ae chhamma chhamma
tere paas aaun
teri saanson mein samaoon raja
tere paas aaun
teri saanson mein samaoon raja
teri neendein chura loon
chhamma chhamma baaje re teri paijariya
dekha dekhi dil mera jud gaya re
chhak chhaka chhak chhak chhaka
leke pardesi dil ud gaya re
chhak chhaka chhak chhak chhaka
chhamma chhamma
ae chhamma chhamma
chhamma chhamma
ae chhamma chhamma
teri neendein chura loon
chhamma chhamma
dekha dekhi dil mera jud gaya re
oo oy chhamma chhamma
ae chhamma chhamma  aa aaa


This article is written by Nahm, 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 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.

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Mitwa – 1

sun mere bandhu re…..
sun mere mitwaa….
sun mere saathhi re…. 

The Poet i.e. Majrooh further says:

hotaa tu peepal,
main hoti amar lataa teri
hotaa tu peepal,
main hoti amar lataa teri
tere galey maalaa ban ke,
padi muskaati re
sun mere saathi re
sun mere bandhu re,
sun mere mitwaa
sun mere saathi re

The reference to peepal tree in the song is taking me to another memory of a long time ago.  The movie ‘Naseem’ seen a long time ago on TV.   I have looked up the info on this film on imdb (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0241753/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1).

It’s a movie alternately named ‘The Morning Breeze’.   Kaifi Azmi played the grandfather of the central pratogoist Naseem in the film and there is a dialogue uttered by him , which goes :  “Hamaare ghar ke aangan mein ek bahut puraana peepal ka ped thha.” 

This in turn is reminds of my own paternal grandfather, who was a staunch Gandhian and a Satyagrahi.  One of the lakhs of foot soldiers whose names do not appear in the list of those who fought for the independence of India.  He was participant in the Swadeshi movement and the Quit India Movement, in the tiny village in Belgaum District.  It is said the police came to the village looking for him, but his mother hid him in the sacks of food grains and thus he escaped arrest.  His name is ‘Meeran Saheb’ in the traditional way, people were named in that by gone era.  He was an avid reader of newspapers and lived in his own world, if he could help it.  Lived an idealistic and minimalistic life in the era of idealism with resources, available only to the extent of one’s needs for survival.  Wore only white Khadi Kurta-eezar with Gandhi topi, till the day he died.   It was his daily attire, be it someone’s wedding or Eid or whatever celebration or occasion.  New  clothes a must for Eid, normally he made do with 2-3 sets of clothes.  His life’s priorities were simple, news on radio and newspapers of Urdu, Marathi and Kannada.  My ‘Dada’ was not the only one to wear khadi as an uniform, there were others, his peers mostly who wore only white Khadi .

Another thing, I am more like my grandfather than anybody else.  It has been a decade or two, since anyone has called me “Meeran Saheb”, (the whole family and relatives on my mothers side used to call me that) but the memory is more pleasant now than it felt at that time 🙂 .

We are living in the times which are also good in some ways and bad in some ways.  There has never been a utopian era.  It exists in dreams and books of the visionaries.   There may be rare examples of near perfect society with peace, justice and prosperity existing in recorded history.  So we make the best of what we have and survive with our self-respect intact, the head held high and the values of humanity held close to the heart.   And what of hope?  Hope is always there and dreams are never in short supply.  One needs to keep faith and prayer on the lips for the Providence, who provides for one and all.

Ah…… here is the concept of providence.  Providence is the source of all that the creation needs and gets.  I did say in the comments of a post “Karta Hai Ek Raavi Ye Dilsooz e Bayaan“,  that I will try and explain the concept of ‘Ni’amat’ and ‘Barakah’.

Niamat for me is the belief system of Islam, i.e. Imaan, higher level of Imaan is Taqwa.  It is the belief in Allah (SWT – Subhanahu Wa Ta-A’la meaning All Praises For Him), his Prophets (PBUT – Peace Be Upon Them), his revelations and the day of Judgement i.e. Aakhirah.  It is a niamat that we have the ability to see, to hear and to speak.  The ability to breath and live.  The elements of nature like air,  water  and food which are life’s substance.  ‘Niamat‘ is also the word of Allah – his revelations in the form of aayats of the Quraan), sent down as guidance and warning.   Also that Allah (SWT) has promised to preserve his revelations i.e. the Quraan for mankind till the end of time.

Barakah‘ or ‘Barkat’ is that Allah (SWT) keeps providing for us these life substances, provides for all the universe, even for the smallest / minutest life forms to the giant creatures.  He keeps forgiving us and accepting our prayers. Listens to them and grants our wishes whatever is best for us.  For he knows what is best for us, we do not know.  He is the one who gave us the wisdom to be ‘saabir‘ (Patient) and ‘shaakir’ (thankful).  ‘Barakah‘ is again that the Almighty has given us pious parents and spouse and granted us children, with joy and contentment in life.  It is simple that if we learn to be ‘saabir and shaakir’ we will be content with our lot and life will be full of joy.   ‘Barkah’ is also increase of health, wealth and happiness.   It’s a blessing from the Almighty that we have the ability to understand all this and life’s philosophy. It is also the ability to give and to share.  The maturity to understand and accept that whatever worldly wealth, name, fame we have is given by the Almighty Allah and it is not ours, but we are the custodians.  He gives it in our custody so that we share the bountiful of worldly goods, this includes knowledge, among fellow beings.  It’s like a distribution chain.

Charity, I believe is nothing but the justification of our being blessed with health and wealth, in fact all ‘niamat‘ and ‘barakat‘.  Some are blessed more and others are blessed less (with health, wealth etc. in material terms). For both the types of people the blessings bestowed by God Almighty are a test, no less.  How they treat these blessings, how they react, and how they relate all this to the Almighty.  How thankful and grateful they are for these blessings.

From him, Allah (swt)  we came and to him we shall return.  We take with us only our deeds.  Here we come to good deeds and bad deeds.  What is to be remembered here again our deeds are what we do, how we treat our fellow beings in the world and how we behave in the world and what we cause as a result of our conduct, speech and behavior and deeds and how charitable or otherwise, we are. Essentially how much caring and sharing, we exercise in our life amount to our deeds here.  Mostly we might see there is the system of use and abuse going on around us.  We are part of the same system and involved in the same type of deeds.  But there is a thread of light all around us which shows the path of good, right and peace and justice. If we go forward looking for good than we will find  only goodness.

It’s a ‘Niamat‘ and ‘Barakah‘ that we have a belief in the ‘Day of Judgment’ too, all things considered.  Day of Judgement is when all our good deeds and bad deeds will be considered, and Allah (SWT) will grant us ‘Heaven / Paradise’ or  “Hell Fire”.  If humanity has this belief that we are answerable for all our deeds to a superior power, than this will stop it from committing all crimes and bad deeds, from smallest of bad deeds, like hurting someone with bad words, even.

See !  He is giving us, guidance, showing us the way of a pious, clean, spiritual and just life,  promising to preserve this book for us till the end of time, promising us rewards for the good deeds that we are able to amass, because of his naimat and barakah, in the hereafter.    So , which of the blessings, gifts and favours  given by our Lord and Master, are we going to deny ?

May Allah (SWT) grant us with the Baraakah for believing in the essential goodness of human nature.

This song from “Lagaan’ is a special one.  The song’s title is ‘Mitwa’, and every time I am looking for a celebratory song, this keeps coming to memory.  It is all about hope and spirit to win and overcome the difficulties in life, with strength and aplomb.  Javed Akhtar is the lyricist and AR Rehman is composer.  It is a group song which became a speciality of AR Rehman. The singing voices are Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan, Sukhwinder Singh and Srinivas.  This is one of my favourite songs by Udit Narayan, for the rally that he sang in the mukhdaa. There should be a category of ‘mitwaa‘ songs too, as there are many classic songs in the Golden era.  I have one more ‘mitwa‘ song in my sights for writing a post.  If I can find one more inspiring song in the category, will try to make a trilogy of posts on ‘Mitwaa”.

Meanwhile, the holy month of ‘Ramadhan’ has ended, with ‘Eid-ul-fitr’ also come and gone, I take this opportunity to wish everyone  Eid Mubarak, belatedly.  May Allah (SWT) grant your wishes and answer your prayers.

Song – O Mitwa, Sun Mitwa, Tujh Ko Kya Darr Hai Re (Lagaan) (2001) Singer – Sukhwinder Singh, Udit Narayan, AlkaYagnik, Srinivas, Lyrics – Javed Akhtar, MD – AR Rehman
Udit-Srinivas
Udit-Alka
Udit-Alka-Srinivas
All

Lyrics

har sant kahe
saadhu kahe
sach aur saahas hai jiske mann mein
ant mein jeet usee ki rahe

aa jaa re aa jaa re
aa jaa re aa jaa re
bhale kitne lambe hon raste ho
thake na tera ye tan ho
aa jaa re aa jaa re
sun le pukaare dagariya
rahe na ye raste taraste ho
tu aajaa re
iss dharti ka hai raja tu
yeh baat jaan le tu
kathinaai se takra ja tu
nahin haar maan le tu
oo mitwa
sun mitwa
tujh ko kya darr hai re
ye dharti apni hai
apnaa ambar hai re
oo mitwa
sun mitwaaaa
tujh ko kya darr hai re
ye dharti apni hai
apna ambar hai re
tu aa jaa re ea ea

sun lo re mitwaaaaa aa aaa
jo hai tumre mann mein
wohi hamre mann mein
jo sapna hai tumra
sapna wohi hamra hai ea ea
jeewan mein
haan
chale ham liyee
aasa ke diye nainan mein
diye hamri aasaaon ke
kabhi bujh na paayen
kabhi aandhiyaan jo aa ke
in ko bujhaayen
oo mitwa
sun mitwa
tujh ko kya darr hai re
ye dharti apni hai
apna ambar hai re
oo mitwa
sun mitwa
tujh ko kya darr hai re
dharti apni hai
apna ambar hai re
tu aa jaa re eaea

taanaa tana na
taanaanananana
taanaa tana na
taanaa nananana
taanaa tana na
taanaa nana nana
aa jaa re

taanaa tana na
taanaanananana
taanaa tana na
taanaanananana
taanaa tana na
taanaa nana nana
aa jaa re

sun lo re mitwa..aa..aa
purva bhi gaayegi
masti bhi chhaayegi
mil ke pukaaro to
phoolon wali jo rut hai..ea..ea
aayegi
haan
sukh bhare din
dukh ke bin
laayegi
hum-tum sajaayen aao
rangon ke mele
rehte ho bolo kaahe
tum yun akele..ea
e mitwa
sun mitwa
tujh ko kya darr hai re
ye dharti apni hai
apna ambar hai re
oo mitwa
sun mitwa
tujh ko kya darr hai re
ye dharti apni hai
apna ambar hai re
tu aa jaa re..ea

har sant kahe
saadhu kahe
sach aur saahas hai jis ke mann mein
ant mein jeet usee ki rahe

oo mitwa
sun mitwa
tujh ko kya darr hai re
ye dharti apni hai
apna ambar hai re
oo mitwa
sun mitwa
tujh ko kya darr hai re
ye dharti apni hai
apna ambar hai re
oo mitwa
sun mitwa
tujh ko kya darr hai re
ye dharti apni hai
apna ambar hai re
oo mitwa
sun mitwa
tujh ko kya darr hai re
ye dharti apni hai
apnaa ambar hai re

tu aa jaa re ea ea
tu aa jaa re ea ea
tu aa jaa re ea ea
tu aa jaa re ea ea

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Nahm)
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हर संत कहे
साधु कहे
सच और साहस है जिस के मन में
अंत में जीत उसी की रहे ।

आजा रे आजा रे
आजा रे आजा रे
भले कितने लम्बे हों रस्ते हो …
थके न तेरा ये तन हो …
आजा रे आजा रे
सुन ले पुकारे डगरिया
रहे न यह रस्ते तरसते हो
तू आ जा रे
इस धरती का है राजा तू
ये बात जान ले तू
कठिनाईसे टकरा जा तू
नहीं हार मान ले तू
ओ मितवा सुन मितवा
तुझ को क्या डर है रे
ये धरती अपनी है
अपना अंबर है रे
तू आ जा रे ए ए ए ए

सुन लो रे मितवाआ आ आ
जो है तुमरे मन में
वो ही हमरे मन में
जो सपना है तुमरा
सपना वही हमरा है ए ए
जीवन में
हाँ
चले हम लिए
आशा के दिये नैनन में
दिये हमरी आशाओं के
कभी बुझ न पाएँ
कभी आंधियान जो आ के
इन को बुझाएँ
ओ मितवा सुन मितवा
तुझ को क्या डर है रे
ये धरती अपनी है
अपना अंबर है रे
तू आ जा रे ए
ओ मितवा सुन मितवा
तुझ को क्या डर है रे
ये धरती अपनी है
अपना अंबर है रे
तू आ जा रे ए ए ए ए

ताना तान न
तानान न न न
ताना तान न
तानान न न न
ताना तान न
तानान न न न
आ जा रे

ताना तान न
तानान न न न
ताना तान न
तानान न न न
ताना तान न
तानान न न न
आ जा रे

सुन लो रे मितवाआ आ आ
पुरवा भी गाएगी
मस्ती भी छाएगी
मिल के पुकारो तो
फूलों वाली जो रूत है ए ए
आएगी
हाँ
सुख भरे दिन
दुख के बिन
लाएगी
हम तुम सजाएँ आओ
रंगों के मेले
रहते हो बोलो काहे
तुम यूं अकेले ए

ओ मितवा सुन मितवा
तुझ को क्या डर है रे
ये धरती अपनी है
अपना अंबर है रे
तू आ जा रे ए
ओ मितवा सुन मितवा
तुझ को क्या डर है रे
ये धरती अपनी है
अपना अंबर है रे
तू आ जा रे ए ए ए ए

हर संत कहे
साधु कहे
सच और साहस है जिस के मन में
अंत में जीत उसी की रहे ।

ओ मितवा सुन मितवा
तुझ को क्या डर है रे
ये धरती अपनी है
अपना अंबर है रे
ओ मितवा सुन मितवा
तुझ को क्या डर है रे
ये धरती अपनी है
अपना अंबर है रे
ओ मितवा सुन मितवा
तुझ को क्या डर है रे
ये धरती अपनी है
अपना अंबर है रे
ओ मितवा सुन मितवा
तुझ को क्या डर है रे
ये धरती अपनी है
अपना अंबर है रे
ओ मितवा सुन मितवा
तुझ को क्या डर है रे
ये धरती अपनी है
अपना अंबर है रे
तू आ जा रे ए ए ए ए
तू आ जा रे ए ए ए ए
तू आ जा रे ए ए ए ए
तू आ जा रे ए ए ए ए


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4137

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My Railway related reminiscences- 3
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In my first article in the series, I discussed my first posting at Secunderabad. In my second articles, I went back into the past and discussed my probation days, including my stay at Vadodara.

In this third episode, I go back to the future ! Here I discuss my second posting.

My first posting was perhaps in the best place in the Railway zone of South Central Railway. I was posted in the capital city. I stayed near Secunderabad Railway station and I got a Railway quarter there. A capital city has so many attractions as well as opportunities. Those were the days when “computer” was a big buzz word. We had computer coaching institutes mushrooming all over India. A typical computer course taught DOS, wordstar, Lotus 123 and dbase3 . Does it ring any bells with some readers ? 🙂

A government employee is supposed to take permission if he/she wants to study in any course while in government service, with the undertaking that his study would not affect his performance in his/her job. I duly took this permission and began to attend one such course in evening.

My boss in my work place was an old fashioned conservation man. Same was the case with my bosses at the Headquarter. One standard advise that I would be given by them was – “concentrate on learning your job instead of learning about computers.” They did not share my “vision” that computers are a big productivity tools and they would play an important role in our lived in the coming days.

My HQ bosses decided that the facilities at the capital city were harmful for me and so they decided to post me to a place where such facilities were non existent.

They identified a place that was poles apart when compared with Secunderabad. It was called Purna, in Marathwada region of Maharashtra. I was posted there.

This news was naturally a setback for me. But there was not much one could do about it. This place was a junction station and it had MG lines.I took a night train called Kacheguda Ajmer express (the most prestigious train in the section). The train started at night from Secunderabad and arrived Purna after midnight at around 4 AM or so.

In Secunderabad, I was a small fish in a big ocean as far as Railways set up was concerned, but I was going to be a big fish in a small pond like Purna. There I was being posted as the incharge of all Mechanical Engineering activities of Railways in and around Purna. My beat covered places up to Manmad (360 km to west), Khandwa (405 km to north), Adilabad (242 km to east) and Nizamabad (150 km to South East). All four places were in different directions and were located in three different states. When I think about it, the area under my jurisdiction was larger than the entire Railway system in some small countries. All this was MG section.

I arrived Purna Railway station at the early hours. Since I was going to be the boss of all I surveyed, people had arrived at the station to receive me. People unfamiliar to me always had difficulty identifying me. I got down from the station and stated looking for people who may have arrived to receive me. Likewise those who had arrived to receive me were lookng for someone who should look like a boss to them. Finally we managed to locate each other. They took me to Railway Officers Guest House, a small two room guest house. One room was booked for me and this room was going to be my place of stay till I got my regular accomodation.

Most people travel in style, carrying large number of suitcases which they have great difficulty fitting inside their train berth and they then secure their suitcases under lock and key. I on the other hand woul travel with very modest looking luggage, typically a bag, and a jhola, and sometimes a suitcase. I would shove them under my train berth. No securing them under lock. In fact even my suitcase would not be locked if I could help it. I secured my suitcase only to avoid the embarrasment of an unlocked suitcase getting open and all its content falling out. And my luggage never got stolen despite lying all unsecured !

The modestness of my luggage was one of the reasons why unfamiliar people coming to receive me at the station would be unable to locate me at first glance. 🙂 Once my luggage waskept at the rest house, naturally it would remain all unlocked.

The small rest house had very small number of staff. Cleaning and dusting of the rooms was done by a lady. He small child would accompany her. The door of the room would remain open all the time.

In the morning I went to my work place. This place was a steam loco shed, located towards south of the Purna Railway station. In its prime, this loco shed had over 60 MG steam locomotives. The number had come down a good deal.

The office was located on the first floor of a old fashioned British Style building. My chamber was quite large and spacious vis a vis the small chamber that I had in my previous place of posting. There were hundred of staff in the office. People there still complained about there being less number of staff. 🙂

A few months later, my top boss (Chief Mechanical Engineer, based at Secunderabad ) paid a visit to Purna. During the course of his “inspection” of the place, he enquired- “how many clerks are there in the shed ?”.

The reply was “The work has reduced drastically, and so has the number of clerks. Now we have ONLY 40 clerks.”

“ONLY 40 clerks. My office at Secunderabad dealing with entire zone only has 39 clerks !”- the Chief Mechanical Engineer exclaimed !

Though I joined at Purna, my heart was still at Secunderabad and I would try to go back to Secunderabad at weekends and holidays, much to the chagrin of my immediate boss. I would leave for Secunderabad on friday and arrive back on Monday morning.

Once I went to Secunderabad on weekend and arrived back on monday morning. While at Secunderabad, I boaght sweets, with the intention of consuming them at leisure in Purna. As usual, my luggage remained unlocked in my room.

When I came back to my room in the evening, I found that out of 20 pieces of sweet, only one piece remained in the bag where I had kept the sweet packet. The cleaning lady and her young son were looking very worried. I realised that the small kid had opened the box, and seeing the sweets, he kept eating the pieces and her indulgent mother could not prevent him in time. Now both of them were very worried.

I looked at the matter from the point of view of the kid and decided that it was alright. I behaved as if nothing happened. The mother and child waited till then morning to see my reaction. I showed no reaction and both of them were mightily relieved. It must have been an unexpected big lucky break for them. I could notice that they were silently thankful for me from the core of their hearts.

With time, I stopped going to Secunderabad at weekends. Instead, I would go to the nearly towns in the first half and be back by night. There was Parbhani (30 km to the north) and Nanded (30 km to the south) from Purna. These two district places had may be 4-5 movie halls each. I would visit one of these places during weekends, watch a movie and would come back to Purna by night.

All this journey was by train, of course. On one such occasion, I had gone to Parbhani. I watched some movie and then boarded the evening train coming towards Purna. The middle aged person seated opposite me in the first class coach was a PWD engineer in Maharashtra Government. He was coming back to his Nanded residence after attending some meeting at Aurangabad. I got introduced to him. He told me “kabhi koi kaam ho to bataana. Indian ka Home minister S B Chawhan ka main family friend hoon.” He also gave me his home address of Nanded.

I got down at Purna.

I was a “different” kind of Railway officer. I believed in things like honesty, fairplay etc. My immediate boss (based at Secunderabad), on the other hand was an archtypical Government official who believed in sucking up to the boss as the easy and only way of success. And he expected me to do the same. There were occassions when “failures” would take place and he would ask me to suspend someone. I would carry out my investigation into the failure and would found that the person required to be suspended was innocent. So I would refuse to suspend the innocent man.

This happened on quite a few occasions. He at his level would tell the division boss”(DRM)- “driver was responsible for late start of train. I have asked my Purna officer to suspend the driver.” I would investigate the matter and I would find that the driver was innocent.

The boss looked for opportunity to get his own back. One usual opportunity was to write adversely about my performance in my annual confidential report. I was an unusual kind of person who did not give a damn and I felt that spoiling my ACR was a non issue. He got his opportunity to actually hurt me. I wanted to take leave because my parents were calling me. It is nt difficult for people to realise the probable reason. 😉 I foolishly informed my boss of the reason why I wanted leave. So he got a great opportunity to harass me. It is not possible to give you leave right now. But you will be given leave next month. He would tell me. I woul;d belibve him and ask for leave the next month. Then also he would say the same thing. This went on for three months and by the time it was clear t one and all that my boss was using this opportunity to harrass me.

I felt very low when I was denied leave for the third time. I felt helpless. Then I remembered the Nanded based man. I went to Nanded and met him. I asked him to help. He was of course taken aback. He was no doubt a family friend of Indian home minister and a school mate of his son but what he had told me in the train may have been an exaggeration of his influence. In any case, meeting with him and talking with him served as some balm and gave me some mental relief.

A few weeks later, I received a telegram- “father serious, come home immediately.” I , alongwith my staff were naturally aghast, my supervisor (Loco Foreman) raised hell with the division headquarter and arranged for my leave on urgent basis. I was actually quite worried till I reached home and I was relieved to know that my father was alright. It was the usual time tested way of securing leave if the proper way of obtaining leave failed.

This episode taught me a valuable lesson that I tell everyone to follow. You should never tell others (especially your boss) about your “problems” and expect him to sympathise with you. Your vulnerabilities will be used against you. You should give the impression that you have no problems whatsoever. I have followed this lesson after this experience. I have rarely asked for any leave during the last 20 years of my service. And I tell everyone that I am happy wherever I am posted. And whatever I state happens to be the truth as well.

The movie that I had watched at Parbhani that evening (when I met that PWD Engineer) may have been either “Daamini” (1993) or “Dil Aashna Hai”(1992) or some other movie. I am not sure now. Let me assume that it was “Daamini” (1993).

This movie was directed by Rajkumar Santoshi. It had Rishi Kapoor, Meenakshi Seshadri, Sunny Deol, Amrish Puri, Tinu Anand, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Anjan Srivastava, Rohini Hattangadi, Aamir Khan, K K Raina, Paresh Rawal, Sulbha Arya, Vijayendra Ghatge, Viju Khote, Achyut Potdar, Asha Sharma etc in it.

The movie had five songs. Here is the first song from the movie to appear in the blog.

This song is sung by Kumar Sanu and Alka Yagnik. Sameer is the lyricist. Music is composed by Nadeem Shrawan.

The song is picturised on Rishi Kapoor and Meenakshi Sheshadri.

With this song, “Daamini”(1993) makes its debut in the blog.


Song-Gawaah hain chaand taare gawaah hain (Daamini)(1993) Singers-Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik, Lyrics-Sameer, MD-Nadeem Shrawan

Lyrics

gawaah hain
chaand taare gawaah hain
gawaah hain
chaand taare gawaah hain
tere mere milan ke
apne deewaanepan ke
nazaare gawaah hain aen
gawaah hain
chaand taare gawaah hain
gawaah hain
chaand taare gawaah hain
tere mere milan ke
apne deewaanepan ke
nazaare gawaah hain

gawaah hain
chaand taare gawaah hain

tumko rakhoonga dil mein basaa ke
meri dhadkan tum ho
dekhoonga tumko shaam o sahar main
mera darpan tum ho
tumko rakhoonga dil mein basaa ke
meri dhadkan tum ho
dekhoonga tumko shaam o sahar main
mera darpan tum ho
jee na sakoonga main hoke juda aa aa
gawaah hain
chaand taare gawaah hain
gawaah hain
chaand taare gawaah hain
tere mere milan ke
apne deewaanepan ke
nazaare gawaah hain aen

gawaah hain
chaand taare gawaah hain
daamini daamini
daamini
o meri daamini
daamini daamini
daamini
o meri daamini

bhool gayi main is duniya ko
pyaar hua jab se
tere siwa kuchh aur na maangoon
main to mere rab sबe
bhool gayi main is duniya ko
pyaar hua jab se
tere siwa kuchh aur na maangoon
main to mere rab se
seene mein armaan hain
lab pe dua aa aa

gawaah hain
chaand taare gawaah hain
gawaah hain
chaand taare gawaah hain
tere mere milan ke
apne deewanepan ke
nazaare gawaah hain aen
gawaah hain
chaand taare gawaah hain

gawaah hain
chaand taare gawaah hain
daamini daamini
daamini o meri daamini
daamini daamini
daamini o meri daamini
daamini daamini
daamini main teri daamini
daamini daamini
daamini main teri daamini


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

Blog Day : 3914 Post No. : 14974

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2009-19) – Song No. 27
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Welcome all to today’s(6 april 2019) post in the ‘Blog Ten Year Challenge Series’. The song I am going to present today is, by the standards of the blog, from a very recent movie ‘Raja Hindustani-1996’. And this is the movie falling under ‘Blog 10-year challenge’ today on 06.04.20019.

On this day ten years ago (viz on 6 april 2009), Songs of following movies were posted on the blog:-

‘Raja Hindustani-1996’
‘Jawaan Mohabbat-1971’
‘Bin Baadal Barsaat-1963’
‘Baap Bete-1959’
‘Chhaliya-1960’
‘Chaand-1959’

All these movies except ‘Raja Hindustani-1996’ have already achieved ‘Yippeeee’ed’ status on the blog. 🙂

If one look back at the years that have passed by after this movie ‘Raja Hindustani-1996’ was released, almost ‘twenty-three’ years have elapsed since. Many things have happened during these twenty-three years in my life. I have been through many changes and shifting of places in my personal life during all these years.

My last post was about my stay at Kota-Rajasthan and my fond memories of that stay. My parents were staying at Parli Vaijnath at that time and my journey to home took thirty-six hours consisting of of train-bus-travel and transit time. The route I would take was Kota to Ratlam by broad gauge train. Ratlam to Purna junction or Indore junction, Indore to Akola and Akola to Parli Vaijnath by bus or Purna to Parli Vaijnath by train of South-Central railway.

Once I had even travelled the complete route by Bus. I travelled from Parli Vaijnath to Akola (seven hours). From Akola I took State Transport Bus for Indore (fourteen hours) and from Indore to Kota another state transport Bus (of MP) travelling almost eight hours.

I was a bachelor then. However, this travel and the journeys continued after my marriage and after having two daughters.

I was still at Kota Site when I got married. So, after that my wife was my co-traveller (:) ) and sometimes we were accompanied by my younger brother or my Father to support us in carrying our luggage. My elder daughter became a new member in our travelling team after her birth. In between my wife was alternatively staying with me for few months and them with my parents at Parli Vaijnath.

Finally, the project at Kota was completed in 1996 and I left for Phulpur-Allahabad leaving my family at Parli Vaijnath.

I reached Phulpur on 15th August 1996 and started there process of settling down there and began looking for a family accommodation so that I could bring my family to stay with me.

I was also doing my graduation through an ‘open university (IGNOU)’ then and did not want to change my study centre Kota. The next examinations were falling due in December and for that I was supposed to travel to Kota again. I attended my exams and took the same route to home via Indore. The Indore connection was important because I had my friends there whose friendship was cultivated by me during my stay at Kota as they were working there for a company from Indore.

I would meet my friends of Indore and spend some time with them. I often stayed at Indore for few days, visited nearby places of interests (tourists places) , some famous temples and watched a few movies also (and that might be a subject of an article in future 🙂 ) But this time, my plan was to visit Kota for my examinations and from there to go to Parli Vaijnath via Indore.

I took a luxury bus from Indore to Akola. This bus had video facility. Those were the days when many people among such bus travellers were quite keen to watch movies in Bus and they would even argue with the transporters if the video was not working. I was more interested in sleeping which was much needed for me because of the previous equally gruelling travel by road.

That day (or rather night) they played two movies back to back. One was ‘Ghatak-1996’ and other was ‘Raja Hindustani-1996’. I watched some parts of these moving in my half-sleep half-awoke state. I liked some songs and some part of both movies. I don’t think I got to watch this movie ‘Raja Hindustani’ again though I recall having watched ‘Ghatak’ again sometime later.

Both the movies were highly successful at the box-office and their music particularly of ‘Raja Hindustani’ was very popular. Both movies earned award nominations and won some of these awards as well.

‘Raja Hindustani-1996’ was directed by Dharmesh Darshan for ‘Cineyug’. It was produced by Alive Morani, Karim Morani and Bunty Soorma. It had Amir Khan, Karisma Kapoor, Suresh Oberoi, Johny Level, Navneet Nishan, Veeru Krishnan, Kunal Khemu (child artist then), Pramod Moutho, Mohnish Behl, Tiku Talsania, Farida Jalal and Archana Puran Singh.

Story of this movie was written by Dharmesh Darshan. And he was co-author in writing the dialogues of this movie alongwith Javed Siddiqui.Editing of this movie was done by Bharat.

Lyrics of this movie were written by Sameer. And as per Wikipedia this movie had total eight songs including two multiple version song (where one song was having three versions).

Music of this movie was composed by Nadeem-Shravan. Whereas the background music was given by Surinder Sodhi.
Alka Yagnik, Alisha Chinai, Bela Sulakhe, Kumar Sanu, Sapna Awasthi, Sapna Mukherjee, Suresh Wadkar and Udit Narayan have given their voices to the songs of this movie.

‘Raja Hindustani-1996’ was released (as per ‘wiki’) on 15th November’1996.

This movie had some very good soundtracks and as mentioned by Atul ji while posting the first song of the movie Aaye ho meri zindagi me tum bahaar banke
, couple of them were reminiscent of the music of the seventies.

When I noted that this movie was eligible for ‘ten-year challenge’, I promptly decided to take up the ‘challenge’. 🙂 I noted that this song has a female version to, and so it was a ‘multiple version’ song. I am sending our editors the lyrics for the female version of this song and requesting them to update the same in the post of this song.

Personally, I like this song Aaye ho meri zindagi me tum bahaar banke (both versions) very much. After watching this movie on that bus journey, this song was playing in my mind for the next few days. Another song “Kitna pyaara tujhe rab ne banaaya” was also very good.

And what to say about the song under discussion ! It was an enormous hit. This song was the highlight of the movie for many people.

The movie was inspired by ‘Jab Jab Phool Khile-1965’. If that 1965 movie had a “pardesi” song viz ‘pardesiyon se ankhiyaan milaana’, then ‘Raja Hindustani-1996’ had ‘its own “pardesi” song, viz Pardesi Pardesi Jaana Nahin’- which is the song under discussion.

The ‘pardesi’ song from ‘Jab Jab Phool Khile’ was a multiple version song having three versions. Not to be left behind, this “Raja Hinustani” song also has three versions. This song plays important role in taking the story of the movie forward. Like when heroine’s father comes to know about his daughter falling in love with a taxi driver, then – when the hero-heroine are separated due to misunderstanding , with heroine’s stepmother sowing seeds of ‘conflict’ further and heroine is also pregnant at this time, and finally third time – in the end when all ends well and the hero and heroine are re-united.

During all those years I had forgotten that this song was a multiple version song with three versions, and the ‘challenge’ hence got compounded for me. I had to listen to this song many times during its drafting. Also, with the female version to the earlier song added this post serve a purpose of ‘four songs’ “)

In the Suresh Wadkar version of ‘pardesi pardesi jaana nahin’ the hero sings couple of lines which in one version is lip synced by the hero and in another version he lip-syncs in Udit Narayan’s voice. Credit for this third version also mentioned the name of Udit Narayan (as taken from ‘wiki’ page of this movie), I think that is correct. I would request knowledgeable readers to throw more light on this and correct please.

With today’s song on the blog plus addition of the female version to the earlier song this movie ‘Raja Hindustani’ will have its five songs covered on the blog.

I know you are eager to listen this song again after so many years so without taking this article too long I am taking you to the song instead which itself is like an ‘epic song’. 🙂

To finish the tale, after reaching Parli Vaijnath, I travelled back to Phulpur, with my wife and daughter accompanying me, with my father also travelling with us to help us in getting settled at Phulpur.

We stayed at Phulpur for a few months, before it was time for my wife to rejoin my parents at Parli Vaijnath in what could be described as a “Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin” situation for me. 🙂

The first part of the song is sung by Sapna Awasthi (lip syncing by Kalpana Iyer), Alka Yagnik (for Pratibha Sinha) and Udit Narayan (lip synced by Aamir Khan).
Second version is sung by Kumar Sanu (on Aamir Khan) and Alka Yagnik (on Karishna Kapoor).
The movie ending third version is sung by Suresh Wadkar (for Johny Lever), Bela Sulakhe (for Navneet Nishan) and Udit Narayan (for Aamir Khan).

Let us now enjoy this wonderful, entertaining and rocking melodious 🙂 song.

Part I (Video) Singers – Sapna Awasthi, Alka Yagnik,Udit Narayan

Part II (Video) Singers – Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik

Part III (Video) Suresh Wadkar, Bela Sulakhe, Udit Narayan

Song-Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin (Raja Hindustani)(1996) Lyrics-Sameer, MD-Nadeem Shrawan

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Lyrics
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(Part-I)
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Main ye nahin kehti ee
Ke pyaar mat karnaa
Kisi musaafir ka magar
Aitbaar mat karnaa aa

Hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
Hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
Hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
Hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke

Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke
Pardesi mere yaaraa aa
Waadaa nibhaana
Mujhe yaad rakhnaa
Kahin bhool naa jaana aa

Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke
Pardesi mere yaaraa
Waadaa nibhaana
Tum yaad rakhnaa
Kahin bhool na jaana

Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke

Maine tumko chaaha
Tumse pyaar kiyaa aa
Sab kuchh tum pe yaar
Apnaa waar diyaa
Maine tumko chaaha
Tumse pyaar kiyaa aa
Sab kuchh tum pe yaar
Apnaa waar diyaa aa
Ban gayi jogan
Maine preet ka jog liyaa
Na sochaa na samjha
Dil ka rog liyaa aa

Pardesi mere yaara aa
Laut ke aana
Tum yaad rakhnaa
Kahin bhool naa jaana aa

Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Tu jaana nahin
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Re jaana nahin
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke

Bhool na jaana aa aa
Bhool na jaana aa aa
Bhool na jaana
o o o o
Har pal meri yaad tumhen tadpaayegi
Main jaagoonga
Neend tumhe naa aayegi
Har pal meri yaad tumhen tadpaayegi

Tadpaayegi ee
Main jaagoonga
Neend tumhen naa aayegi ee
Chhod ke aise haal mein jo tum jaaoge

Tum jaaoge ae
Sach kehta hoon jaan
Bahot pachhtaaoge ae

Pardesi mere yaaraa aa
Mujhe naa rulaana aa
Tum yaad rakhnaa
Kahin bhool na jaana aa

Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Mujhe chhod ke ae ae
Mujhe chhod ke
Pardesi mere yaara aa
Waada nibhaana
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
mujhe yaad rakhna
kahin bhool na jaana

pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke

(dialogues not included)

Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke

Pardesi mere yaara aa
Haan aa aa aa aa aa
Waadaa nibhaanaa aa
Pardesi mere yaara aa
Haan aa aa aa aa aa
Laut ke aanaa aa
Mujhe yaad rakhnaa
Kahin bhool na jaana

O mere pardesi jaana nahin
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke
O mere pardesi jaana nahin
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke

Aa aa aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa
Aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa aa

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(Part-II)
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Main ye nahin kehta aa
Ke pyaar mat karnaa aa
Kisi musaafir ka magar
Aitbaar mat karnaa aa

Hmm hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm
Hmm hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm

Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
hmm hmm hmm hmm
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
hmm hmm hmm hmm
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
hmm hmm hmm hmm
Munh mod ke ae
Dil tod ke ae
Pardesi mere yaaraa
Waadaa nibhaana
Mujhe yaad rakhna
Kahin bhool naa jaana aa
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
hmm hmm hmm hmm
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin

hmm hmm hmm hmm
Munh mod ke ae
Dil tod ke ae
Pardesi mere yaaraa
Waadaa nibhaana
Tum yaad rakhnaa
Kahin bhool na jaana
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin

hmm hmm hmm hmm
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke

Aa aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa aa
Haaye ae ae

Aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa
Mere dil mein yoonhi rehna
Tum pyaar pyaar ban ke
Aaye ho meri zindagi mein
tum Bahaar banke ae

Phoolon ke mausam mein milne aate hai
hmm hmm hmm hmm
Patjhad mein panchhi ban kar ud jaate hain
Phoolon ke mausam mein milne aate hain
hmm hmm hmm hmm
Patjhad mein panchhi ban kar ud jaate hain ae
Hansti aankhon ko aansoo de jaate hain
hmm hmm hmm hmm
Waadaa kar ke bhi naa waapas aate hain
Pardesi mere yaara aa
guzraa zamaana aa
Use yaad rakhna
Kahin bhool na jaana aa
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
hmm hmm hmm hmm
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke

Aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa
Aa aa

Bhool naa jaana aa
Bhool naa jaana aa
Bhool naa jaana aa
O o o o
Sach kehte hain duniya waale
Pyaar naa kar

hmm hmm hmm hmm
Pyaar to hai ik rog buraa
Is rog se dar
Sach kehte hain duniya waale
Pyaar naa kar
hmm hmm hmm hmm
Pyaar to hai ik rog buraa
Is rog se dar
Deewaanon ki kismat mein tanhaayi hai
hmm hmm hmm hmm
Ishq ka dooja naam to yaar judaayi hai
Pardesi mere yaaraa aa
Mujhe naa rulaana aa
Tum yaad rakhnaa
Kahin bhool na jaana aa
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin

hmm hmm hmm
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke

Pardesi mere yaaraa
O o o
o o o
o o o
Waadaa nibhaana aa
Pardesi mere yaaraa
O o o
o o o
o o o
o o o
Laut ke aana aa
Mujhe yaad rakhnaa
Kahin bhool na jaana
O mere pardesi jaana nahin
hmm hmm hmm
Mujhe chhodke ae ae
Mujhe chhodke

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Part III
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Hmm hmm hmm
Hmm hmm hmm
Pardesi ..
Pardesi …
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Jaana nahin
Hamen chhodke ae
Ho o o
Hamen chhodke ae

Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Tu jaana nahin
Hamen chhodke ae
Hamen chhodke
Pardesi pardesi jaana nahin
Hamen chhodke ae
Hamen chhodke

Hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm
Hmm hmm hmm hmm
Pardesi mere yaaraa
Waadaa nibhaana
Hamen yaad rakhnaa
Kahin bhool na jaana
Pardesi
pardesi
jaana nahin

Mujhe chhodke ae
Mujhe chhodke
Mujhe chhodke
Haan aa
Mujhe chhodke

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Devnagri Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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(भाग – १)
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मैं ये नहीं कहती ई
के प्यार मत करना
किसी मुसाफिर का मगर
ऐतबार मत करना आ
हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म
हम्म
हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म
हम्म हम्म हम्म
हम्म हम्म हम्म
हम्म हम्म हम्म
हम्म हम्म हम्म
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके

परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके
परदेसी मेरे यारा आ
वादा निभाना
मुझे याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना आ

परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके
परदेसी मेरे यारा आ
वादा निभाना
तुम याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना आ

परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके

मैंने तुमको चाहा
तुमसे प्यार किया आ
सब कुछ तुम पे यार
अपना वार दिया
मैंने तुमको चाहा
तुमसे प्यार किया आ
सब कुछ तुम पे यार
अपना वार दिया आ
बन गयी जोगन
मैंने प्रीत का जोग लिया
ना सोचा ना समझा
दिल का रोग लिया आ

परदेसी मेरे यारा आ
लौट के आना
तुम याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना आ

परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
तू जाना नहीं
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
रे जाना नहीं
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके

भूल ना जाना आ आ
भूल ना जाना आ आ
भूल ना जाना ओ ओ ओ ओ
हर पल मेरी याद तुम्हे तडपाएगी
मैं जागूँगा
नींद तुम्हे ना आएगी
हर पल मेरी याद तुम्हे तडपाएगी

तडपाएगी ई
मैं जागूँगा
नींद तुम्हे ना आएगी ई
छोडके ऐसे हाल में जो तुम जाओगे

तुम जाओगे ए
सच कहता हूँ जान
बहोत पछताओगे ए

परदेसी मेरे यारा आ
मुझे ना रुलाना आ
तुम याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना आ

परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके
परदेसी मेरे यारा आ
वादा निभाना
मुझे याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना आ

परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके

(कुछ संवाद जो यहाँ पर शामिल नहीं किये गए)

परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके

परदेसी मेरे यारा आ
हाँ आ आ आ आ आ
वादा निभाना आ
परदेसी मेरे यारा आ
हाँ आ आ आ आ आ
लौट के आना आ
मुझे याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना

ओ मेरे परदेसी जाना नहीं
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके
ओ मेरे परदेसी जाना नहीं
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके

आ आ आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ
आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ आ

———————————————————–
(भाग – २)
———————————————————-
मैं ये नहीं कहता आ
के प्यार मत करना आ
किसी मुसाफिर का मगर
ऐतबार मत करना आ

हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म
हम्म हम्म हम्म
हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म
हम्म हम्म हम्म

मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
हम्म हम्म हम्म
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
हम्म हम्म हम्म
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
हम्म हम्म हम्म
मुंह मोडके ए
दिल तोडके ए
परदेसी मेरे यारा
वादा निभाना
मुझे याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना आ
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
हम्म हम्म हम्म
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं

हम्म हम्म हम्म
मुंह मोडके ए
दिल तोड़ के ए
परदेसी मेरे यारा
वादा निभाना
तुम याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं

हम्म हम्म हम्म
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके

आ आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ आ
हाए ए ए

आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ
मेरे दिल में यूंही रहना
तुम प्यार प्यार बन के
आये हो मेरी ज़िन्दगी में
तुम बहार बनके ए

फूलों के मौसम में मिलने आते है
हम्म हम्म हम्म
पतझड़ में पंछी बन कर उड़ जाते हैं
फूलों के मौसम में मिलने आते है
हम्म हम्म हम्म
पतझड़ में पंछी बन कर उड़ जाते हैं
हंसती आँखों को आँसू दे जाते हैं
हम्म हम्म हम्म
वादा कर के भी ना वापस आते हैं
परदेसी मेरे यारा आ
गुजरा ज़माना आ
उसे याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना आ
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
हम्म हम्म हम्म
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके

आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ
आ आ

भूल ना जाना आ
भूल ना जाना आ
भूल ना जाना आ
ओ ओ ओ ओ
सच कहते है दुनिया वाले
प्यार ना कर

हम्म हम्म हम्म
प्यार तो है इक रोग बुरा
इस रोग से डर
सच कहते है दुनिया वाले
प्यार ना कर

हम्म हम्म हम्म
प्यार तो है इक रोग बुरा
इस रोग से डर
दीवानों की किस्मत में तन्हाई हैं

हम्म हम्म हम्म
इश्क का दूजा नाम तो यार जुदाई है
परदेसी मेरे यारा आ
मुझे ना रुलाना आ
तुम याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना आ
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं

हम्म हम्म हम्म
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके

परदेसी मेरे यारा
ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ
वादा निभाना आ
परदेसी मेरे यारा
ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ ओ
ओ ओ
लौट के आना आ
मुझे याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना
ओ मेरे परदेसी जाना नहीं
हम्म हम्म हम्म
मुझे छोडके ए ए
मुझे छोडके
———————————————————–
(भाग -३)
———————————————————–
हम्म हम्म हम्म
हम्म हम्म हम्म
परदेसी …
परदेसी …
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
जाना नहीं
हमें छोडके ए
हो ओ ओ
हमें छोडके ए

परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
तू जाना नहीं
हमें छोडके ए
हमें छोडके
परदेसी परदेसी जाना नहीं
हमें छोडके ए
हमें छोडके
हम्म हम्म हम्म
हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म
परदेसी मेरे यारा
वादा निभाना
हमें याद रखना
कहीं भूल ना जाना
परदेसी
परदेसी
जाना नहीं

मुझे छोडके ए
मुझे छोडके
मुझे छोडके
हाँ आ
मुझे छोडके


This article is written by Peevesie’s Mom, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Blog Day :

3726 Post No. : 14665 Movie Count :

4008

Hullo to all in Atuldom

Todays’ song has Anand Bakshi and Anand Milind get together to give the movie goers Anand (joy!). it is from a movie which was directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee for GP Sippy’s production – ‘Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate’ (1998). The movie stars Anil Kapoor, Juhi Chawla, Amrish Puri, Anupam Kher, Reema Lagoo and Sajid Khan.

The screenplay for thid movie is written by Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Sachin Bhowmick, based on a story by Bimal Kar. It has a lot of inspiration from many of Hrishida’s earlier successful movies. Remember “shifting pain” in ‘Anand’ (1970) – well the character of Shankar’s (Anil Kapoor) bhabhi has “shifting pain” in her knee. Remember “mooche mundawana” in ‘Golmaal’ (1979)? Here Shankar has to cut his hair “baal mundwana”. Remember the strict Jija ji who used to judge a person “soongh ke”; here we have a father (Amrish Puri) who has similar powers.  Then we had David in ‘Chupke Chupke’ (1975) who was in tandem with the pranksters; here we had a mamma (Anupam Kher). And also, there is a passing reference to the joke about identical twins (Golmaal) and Amrish Puri (who is called Bhayankar behind his back) goes- “Steve Waugh, Mark Waugh Wah Wah!!” I know all this about the movie as I have seen it a few times on TV of course. And I thoroughly enjoyed it.  There are many songs in the movie which are good.

There was a song in Hrishida’s “Naram Garam’ (1981) which had a girl ask her chacha (Shatrughan Sinha) to get ready for a wedding. Today’s song has a bhaanji (Juhi Chawla) asking her mamma why he was still a bachelor.  The song is sung by Vinod Rathod and Alka Yagnik. This song is similar in thought with what I had presented a few days back- a bachelor loving his bachelorhood. 🙂

Any idea why this song and movie today? Well it was the last movie to be directed by the Hrishikesh Mukherjee. He returned to direction of films after a gap of 10 years.

Starting his life as teacher of mathematics and science before venturing into filmdom as a cameraman and then an assistant film editor in the late 40s, in Calcutta (now Kolkata) he went on to work with Bimal Roy as film editor and assistant director in movie like ‘Do Bigha Zameen’ and ‘Devdas’. He debuted as director with ‘Musafir’ in 1957 and followed it up with movies that are a class in themselves – ‘Anari’, ‘Anuradha’, ‘Chhaya’, ‘Asli Naqli’, and the list goes on to include a few movies that gave Dharmendra his first comedy – ‘Chupke Chupke’; Amitabh his big break in ‘Anand’; introduced Jaya Bhaduri to Bollywood – ‘Guddi’. I am not a critique of his work, I am a fan. I might have seen all the movies he made in the late 70s through to the 80s. so when ‘Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate’ released I saw that too but not in the cinema hall as the movie had a poor audience reception. But the songs of the movie keep replaying in my head.

Here is one to remember Hrishida on his birth anniversary.

Song – I Love You, Bhaanji Thank You (Jhooth Boley Kauwa Kaate) (1998) Singer – Alka Yagnik, Vinod Rathod, Lyrics – Anand Bakshi, MD – Anand Milind

Lyrics

pihu pihu bole papiha
koyal bole kuhu kuhu
[bird sounds]
pihu pihu bole papiha
koyal bole kuhu kuhu
mama I love you
bhaanji thank you
bhaanji I love you
mama thank you

mama kar lo shaadi
le aao meri maami
mujhe kisi ladki ki
karni nahi gulaami
mai bhi to ladki hoon
mat karo meri badnaami
ladki nahi tu meri bhaanji
meri jaan hai tu..uu
mama I love you
bhaanji thank you
bhaanji I love you
mama thank you

bolo mamma sa re ga ma
main kyon bolu sa re ga ma
topi kurta aur pyjama
maami ke bin kya hai mama
maami ke bin kya hai mama
chup kar mat kar meri bhaanji
beech sadak tu hungama
hat ched na mujhko tu..uu
mamma I love you
bhaanji thank you
bhaanji I love you
mama thank you

mama sabki jodiyaan
tu kaise akela rah gaya
bhaanji main aage nikal gaya
peeche wo mela rah gaya
pandrah bees baras wapas peeche tu mud ja
ho mama seeti baja
meri maami ko bula
ho seeti bajaana tujhe sikhaaya kisne ye batla
ho bhaanji seeti baja
mujhe us ladke se mila
koi kaam ka ladka hai ya
hai shehari babu
he mama I love you
bhaanji thank you
bhaanji I love you
mama thank you
mama I love you
bhaanji thank you
bhaanji I love you
mama thank you

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir Kapur)
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पीहू पीहू बोले पपीहा
कोयल बे कुहु कुहु

[पक्षी के स्वर]

पीहू पीहू बोले पपीहा
कोयल बे कुहु कुहु
मामा आई लव यू
भांजी थैंक यू
भांजी आई लव यू
मामा थैंक यू

मामा कर लो शादी
ले आओ मेरी मामी
मुझे किसी लड़की की
करनी नहीं गुलामी
मैं भी तो लड़की हूँ
मत करो मेरी बदनामी
लड़की नहीं तू मेरी भांजी
मेरी जान हैं तू॰॰ऊ
मामा आई लव यू
भांजी थैंक यू
भांजी आई लव यू
मामा थैंक यू

बोलो मामा सा रे गा मा
मैं क्यों बोलूँ सा रे गा मा
टोपी कुर्ता और पाजामा
मामी के बिन क्या है मामा
मामी के बिन क्या है मामा
चुप कर मत कर मेरी भांजी
बीच सड़क तू हँगामा
हट छेड़ ना मुझको तू॰॰ऊ

मामा सबकी जोड़ियाँ
तू कैसे अकेला रह गया
भांजी मैं आगे निकाल गया
पीछे वो मेला रह गया
पंद्रह बीस बरस वापस पीछे तू मुड़ जा
हो मामा सीटी बजा
मेरी मामी को बुला
हो सीटी बजाना तुझे सिखाया किसने ये बतला
हो भांजी सीटी बजा
मुझे उस लड़के से मिला
कोई काम का लड़का है या
है शहरी बाबू
हे मामा आई लव यू
भांजी थैंक यू
भांजी आई लव यू
मामा थैंक यू
मामा आई लव यू
भांजी थैंक यू
भांजी आई लव यू
मामा थैंक यू


This article is written by Peevesie’s Mom, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Blog Day : 3624 Post No. : 14443

Hullo Atuldom

The song with this post is a Peevesie discovery. I don’t remember when exactly, but definitely a few years back she mentioned about this song to me. And it looks like she has seen and enjoyed the video too and it has stayed in her memory. She remembered exactly how the song starts. And the dance steps of Govinda and Madhuri. Awesome combination. Just like in the previous Madhuri Dixit song where with Prabhu Deva as her co-dancer, here too, she is excellent. She is in a different orbit when she has a dancer for a co-actor. In “Que sarasara” she matched Prabhu Deva step for step, here it is a typically Govinda dance that is a treat.

So what, if the lyrics are non-sensical. The song is set as a fun-song, going by the video I have a feeling that Madhuri has accidentally eaten or drunk something intoxicating and Govinda is trying his best to control her in the given circumstances.

A few days back I had sent a song from ‘Disco Dancer’ to Atulji and then I had made up my mind to follow it with another Mithun song which features a ‘mithai‘. There were other songs from the 70s which were running through my mind for this particular post which is for a very special occasion. Songs which showed the male running the household while the female is away at work. But on reviewing those songs I felt that the song which Peevesie suggested is better. Why? Well for one today is a party occasion and “mithai toh banti hai” – it is our Ranchiwaale Gaanewala’s birthday (now its about time to give him a new name, he is no longer in Ranchi 🙂 ). It has a lot of activity in it and our sutradhaar is a hyperactive person. I don’t need to give any proof to show his level of activeness, his commitment to his pets, work and the blog is proof enough. There have been days when I have found him online early in the morning with a post at 5:45 a.m. and a few times his last post has been at 12 in the night. Hats off to his dedication. Approximately 10804 posts (on the day this is being written) and still having a lot of ideas to connect with songs and give us new post daily – AMAZING. Thank you Atulji for giving us this group and site to turn to.

Before I sat to write all this, I read through what I had written last year and I feel the same even now- May God give Atulji health, peace of mind, lots of time and good infrastructural support in the form of unending internet and electrical connections. And we will not mind him being absent from the blog when his family is around as they are more entitled to his time. (Hope he enjoyed his first vacation, this year, after he started the blog) And hope he doesn’t mind us pestering him with our farmaishes. Here is hoping he gives us many opportunities to celebrate and we will keep presenting him with lovely songs.

Coming to today’s song it is from the 1990 release “Izzatdaar” which starred the stalwart Dilip Kumar in the lead with the south Indian actor Raghuvaran as villain. Another southern star- Swapna- played Dilip Kumar’s daughter, Madhuri played his grand daughter and Govinda plays a man who works for the underworld (I think) but gets reformed on falling in love. (the powers of the feeling of love 🙂 ). It was a revenge story with Dilip Kumar avenging his daughter’s death etc. with lot of Bollywood masala. It was directed by K Bapaiah, Anand Bakshi wrote songs which were composed by Laxmikant Pyaarelal. Amit Kumar and Alka Yagnik are the playback.

Wish you a very happy birthday Atulji

 

Song – Ek Rasgulla Kahin Phat Gaya Re (Izzatdaar) (1990) Singer – Alka Yagnik, Amit Kumar, Lyrics – Anand Bakshi, MD – Laxmikant Pyaarelal
Alka Yagnik + Amit Kumar

Lyrics

sun o mister 
o mister 
sun o mister o mister 
mister o mister 
ek taaza khabar

mmmmmmmmm
mmmmm mmmmmm

mmmmmmmmm
mmmmm mmmmmm

ek rasgulla kahin phat gaya re..ae..ae
re baba re
phat ke jalebi se lipat gaya re 
phat ke jalebi se lipat gaya re
oooo ooooo ooo
ek rasgulla kahin phat gaya re..ae..ae
re baba re
phat ke jalebi se lipat gaya re 
phat ke jalebi se lipat gaya re

aandhi chali jor ka toofan aa gaya
aandhi chali jor ka toofan aa gaya
mandir se baahar bhagwan aa gaya
bhagwan aa gaya
log samjhe qayamat aa gayi re..ae..ae
re baba re
sara jag ulat pulat gaya re 
ek rasgulla kahin phat gaya re 
phat ke jalebi se lipat gaya re

meri haan mein haan tu milata jaa
gale pada dhol bajaata ja
meri haan mein haan tu milata jaa
gale pada dhol bajaata ja
bajaata ja
kaisi ye musibat mere galey pad gayi..ee..ee
kya bola re
bhoot koi mujhse chimat gaya re 
ek roshgulla kahin phat gaya re 
phat ke jalebi se lipat gaya re

ha ha ha ha ha haaa
wo roshogulla tha ya atom bam tha
atom bam se 
thoda sa hi kam tha
hey

wo roshogulla tha ya atom bam tha
atom bam se thoda sa hi kam tha
thoda sa hi kam tha
rashiya bhi sun ke darr gaya re 
re baba re
amrika bhi peeche hat gaya re 
ek rasgulla kahin phat gaya re 
phat ke jalebi se lipat gaya re 
ek roshagulla kahin phat gaya re 
phat ke jalebi se lipat gaya re 
phat ke jalebi se lipat gaya re

———————————————————
Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
———————————————————

सुन ओ मिस्टर
ओ मिस्टर
सुन ओ मिस्टर ओ मिस्टर
मिस्टर ओ मिस्टर
एक ताज़ा खबर

म्मममममम
म्ममम म्मममम

म्मममममम
म्ममम म्मममम

एक रसगुल्ला कहीं फट गया रे॰॰ए॰॰ए
रे बाबा रे
फट के जलेबी से लिपट गया रे
फट के जलेबी से लिपट गया रे
ओss ओsss ओss
एक रसगुल्ला कहीं फट गया रे॰॰ए॰॰ए
रे बाबा रे
फट के जलेबी से लिपट गया रे
फट के जलेबी से लिपट गया रे

आँधी चली ज़ोर का तूफान आ गया
आँधी चली ज़ोर का तूफान आ गया
मंदिर से बाहर भगवान आ गया
भगवान आ गया
लोग समझे कयामत आ गई रे॰॰ए॰॰ए
रे बाबा रे
सारा जग उलट पुलट गया रे
एक रसगुल्ला कहीं फट गया रे॰॰ए॰॰ए
फट के जलेबी से लिपट गया रे

मेरी हाँ में हाँ तू मिलाता जा
गले पड़ा ढोल बजाता जा
मेरी हाँ में हाँ तू मिलाता जा
गले पड़ा ढोल बजाता जा
बजाता जा
कैसी ये मुसीबत मेरे गले पड़ गई॰॰ई॰॰ई
क्या बोला रे
भूत कोई मुझसे चिमट गया रे
एक रसगुल्ला कहीं फट गया रे॰॰ए॰॰ए
फट के जलेबी से लिपट गया रे

हा हा हा हा हा हा हा॰॰आ॰॰आ
वो रोशगुल्ला था या एटम बम था
एटम बम से
थोड़ा सा हि कम था
हे
वो रोशगुल्ला था या एटम बम था
एटम बम से थोड़ा सा हि कम था
थोड़ा सा हि कम था
रशिया भी सुन के डर गया रे
रे बाबा रे
अमरीका भी पीछे हट गया रे
एक रसगुल्ला कहीं फट गया रे
फट के जलेबी से लिपट गया रे
एक रोशगुल्ला कहीं फट गया रे
फट के जलेबी से लिपट गया रे
फट के जलेबी से लिपट गया रे


This article is written by Peevesie’s Mom, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Blog Day : 3464 Post No. : 13905

Hullo Atuldom

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lyrics

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

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

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

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

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


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