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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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I am not well-informed about Hindi films of 1980s and beyond, except about those that I have watched in the theatres or on Video sharing platforms. Between the late 1960s and early 1970s, I used to watch almost one film every week either on Saturdays or Sundays. My ‘over-exposure’ to films, mostly masala films, during this period created an aversion in me that discuraged me from watch theese films in the later years. Probably the theory of diminishing marginal utility was being applied to me. Over a period of time, my quota of watching films came down from once a week to 2-3 films a year which is still in force. Because of this, I have missed many entertaining and a few quality films released especially in 80s and 90s.

It may sound strange but until yesterday, I was not aware that there was a film titled ‘Swati’ (1986). I do not recall having heard about this film from any one of my relatives and friends who have interest in Hindi films. What attracted me to know more about this film was that first, it was a film from a well-known banner, Prasad Productions. Secondly, its ensemble of star cast included Shashi Kapoor, Sharmila Tagore, Meenakshi Seshadri, Madhuri Dixit, Vinod Mehra, Sarika, Akbar Khan among others. I was not aware that Meenakshi Seshadri and Madhuri Dixit had worked together in a film. I came to know later that both of them had earlier worked together in ‘Aawaara Baap’ (1985).

From the synopsis of the film’s story, it appeared that Shashi Kapoor and Sharmila Tagore worked in this film in the role of an elderly couple. The combination of the actors under a well-known film production banner motivated me to watch the film, the DVD of which was available on-line. The film was a remake of a Telugu film of the same title which was released in 1984 and became the box office hit. The film was also remade in Kannada as ‘Usha’ (1986). The story of the film is as under:

Dr. Rajendra (Shashi Kapoor) is a doctor who runs a nursing home. Sharda (Sharmila Tagore) works as a nurse with Rajendra. An event in her life has happened which has forced her to live a life in anonymity and as a single mother (I will not go into the details). She has a grown up daughter, Swati (Meenakshi Seshadri). She is under the impression that her father has deserted her mother which had made her a feminist and outspoken. She hates hypocrisies and prejudices which dominate our society.

During one of her argumentative encounters with a group of males, Swati meets Ram Mohan (Akbar Khan) who is associated with some leftist group and always seen with writing slogans on the walls. After the initial hate relations with Ram Mohan, Swati falls in love with him. Dr. Rajendra has been a widower with a grown-up daughter, Anandi (Madhuri Dixit), a tomboyish type girl. She is in love with Kapil (Raja Bundela) simply because her idol is cricketer, Kapil Dev. She is also fond of asking her father as well Kapil puzzles to solve.

Swati thinks that after her marriage with Ram Mohan, her mother will be left alone. She needs a companion. Swati knows that her mother and Dr Rajendra like each other but due to societal constraints, both can not think of upgrading their fondness into a life partnership. Swati persuades her mother and Dr Rajendra to get married. His daughter, Anandi is happy that she would get a mother. The marriage takes place and Swati and her mother shift to Dr. Rajendra’s house. Things are now well settled. Both Swati and Anandi gel very well too. Anandi’s marriage with Kapil is also fixed.

One day, Swati finds an old man lying on the road unconscious. She takes him to Dr. Rajendra’s nursing home. The patient come into consciousness and tells his life story to Swati. It becomes apparent that he is Satya Prakash, Sharda’s fiancé and Swati’s real father. If the real story comes into light, it may affect the marriage of Anandi with Kapil. It is also likely to affect the relations of Rajendra and Sharda. But Swati steers the unforeseen problem taking into the confidence Rajendra after revealing him the real story and taking a promise from him that he would not reveal his patient’s identity to her mother. Satya Prakash knows that he has no chance of survival. His wish is to see Sharda for the last time.

On the day of marriage of Anandi with Kapil, Both Rajendra and Swati arrange to bring Satya Prakash to the marriage venue. He gets to see Sharda during the marriage ceremony from a balcony. After the kanyadan ceremony is over, Satya Prakash is happy to see Sharda. With happiness displayed over his face, Satya Prakash dies.

I found the film in keeping with tradition of Prasad Productions which is known for producing films in the genre of family drama. In the standard of 1980s, the story of the film is bold and broad-minded. From the title of the film, it is apparent that it is Meenakshi Seshadri’s film. I have not seen any film of Meenakshi Seshadri. So, it is the first time I am watching her performance in this film which is outstanding. She has displayed all the moods of her character in the film – from a hard-core feminist, a kind hearted daughter for her mother as well for those affected by the prejudice towards them in the society. Her best scene is the poignant moments in the film when she has to solve the issues arising out of a sudden appearance of real father. Madhuri Dikshit as a step sister of Meenakshi Seshadri has a light comical role which she performs very well. She has a lively presence in the film. Shashi Kapoor and Sharmila Tagore in the role of elderly couple look elegant. Dialogues by Rahi Masoom Reza is catchy.

Despite having good share of melodramatic contents, the film is not a tear-jerker. I found the film absorbing.

‘Swati’ (1986) had 5 songs none of which has been represented in the Blog. I present the first song from the film ‘shaadi mubaarak bole shehnaayi’ to appear on the Blog. The song is sung by Anuradha Paudwal and Alka Yagnik. The words are that of Anand Bakshi which are set to music by Laxmikant-Pyarelal. It is a marriage song picturised on Meenakshi Seshadri and Madhuri Dixit on the occasion of the marriage of their parents Sharmila Tagore and Shashi Kapoor.

With this, ’Swati’ (1986) makes its debut on the Blog.

Video Clip:

Song-Shaadi mubaarak bole shehnaayi (Swati)(1986) Singers-Anuradha Paudwal, Alka Yagnik, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal
Both

Lyrics

shaadi ke din mummy daddy sun lo baat hamaari
ek dooje ke aaj huye tum chhod ke duniya saari
samjhe
shaadi mubaarak bole shehnaayi
o bole shehnaayi
badhaayi badhaayi badhaayi
shaadi mubaarak bole shehnaayi
badhaayi badhaayi badhaayi

dulhe ka sehra
dulhan ki doli
gaaye pawan purwaayi ee
badhaayi badhaayi badhaayi
shaadi mubaarak bole shehnaayi
badhaayi badhaayi badhaayi

ye baat hai yaad rakhne waali
ye shaadi sab shaadiyon se niraali
ye baat hai yaad rakhne waali
ye shaadi sab shaadiyon se niraali
jannat mein jode bante hain sabke
ye jodi humne banaayi ee
banaayi banaayi banaayi
shaadi mubaarak bole shehnaayi
badhaayi badhaayi badhaayi

aapas mein tum na
takraar karna
ik doosre se bahut pyaar karna
aapas mein tum na
takraar karna
ik doosre se bahut pyaar karna
koi na maane
koi na jaane
tum aise karna ladaayi
ladaayi ladaayi ladaayi
shaadi mubaarak bole shehnaayi
badhaayi badhaayi badhaayi

jeete raho tum
hanste raho tum
doodho nahaao phoolo phalo tum

jeete raho tum
hanste raho tum

doodho nahaao phoolo phalo tum
dil se dua lab pe aayi
badhaayi badhaayi badhaayi
shaadi mubarak bole shehnaayi
o bole shehnaayi
badhaayi badhaayi badhaayi
dulhe ka sehra
dulhan ki doli
gaaye pawan purwaayi ee
badhaayi badhaayi badhaayi
shaadi mubaarak bole shehnaayi
badhaayi badhaayi badhaayi
badhaayi badhaayi badhaayi
badhaayi badhaayi badhaayi


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.

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Today 3rd November’2020 is the eighty-third birth anniversary (born on 03.11.1937) of Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar popularly known as Laxmikant of the music duo of Laxmikant-Pyarelal. He would have been eighty-three today if he was alive and around us. But he passed away on 25.05.1998 at the age of sixty years.

As a tribute to him here is a song from the ‘1970’ movie ‘Himmat’.

‘Himmat-1970’ was directed by Ravi Nagaich for ‘Bharti International, Madras’.

It was a social movie. It had Mumtaz, Jeetendra, Prem Chopra, K.N. Singh, Naaz, Asit Sen, Tun Tun, Parveen Pal, Aruna Irani Jagdeep, Babi, Agra, Prabhakar Reddy and others.

So far, the following three songs from this movie have been posted on the blog.

Song Posted on
Maan jaayiye maan jaayiye 20.06.2013
Jaal bichhe hain nigaahon ke 07.07.2013
Das gayi das gayi das gayi 02.08.2013

As we can see from above all the three songs were posted around the same time in 2013. However one song, whose lyrics were noted down during the same time is still pending. Today I am presenting that song from the movie. This song issung by Rafi Saab.

When I shared the above songs, I was not equipped with HFGK Vol-IV (1961-1970).

When I went through the list of the songs of this movie in HFGK Vol-IV, I discovered that a surprise song was still remaining. Moreover there are two more songs in this movie that are yet to be covered.

So, this movie has seven songs as per the details given below (in their order of appearance in HFGK (which should be in order as per the movie too);

Song Posted on
Hip hip hurray … aao piyo peene ka zamaana aaya
Hai shukr ki tu hai ladka … kya hota meri tauba agar tu
Das gayi das gayi … naagan si zulfen teri 02.08.2013
Jaal bichhe hain nigaahon ke … gaal gulaabi hai 07.07.2013
Maan jaayiye maan jaayiye 20.06.2013
Main akeli badi mushqil ghadi … baat mere dil ki
Himmat karey insaan to kya ho nahin sakta

All the seven songs in this movie were written by Anand Bakshi and they were composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal.

Today’s song is sung by Mohd Rafi. HFGK mentions this song as the ‘theme song’ of the movie and I guess it is played in parts in the movie.

I came across one partial video of this song. The audio is for the full song and lyrics are noted as per audio version of this song,

Let us now enjoy this wonderful song written by Anand Bakshi. I like this song very much and hope you too will enjoy this motivational song …

Audio (Longer)

Video (Partial- second stanza)

Video (Partial- last stanza)

Song-Himmat karey insaan to kya ho nahin sakta (Himmat)(1970) Singer-Rafi, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal
Chorus

Lyrics

Himmat karey insaan
Aa aa aa aa
Himmat karey insaan to kya ho nahin sakta
Ye jaan le naadaan to kya ho nahin sakta
Himmat karey insaan to kya ho nahin sakta
Ye jaan le naadaan to kya ho nahin sakta
Himmat karey insaan

Karti hai jise galiyon mein badnaam ye duniya
Kehti hai jise hasrat e naakaam ye duniya
Karti hai jise galiyon mein badnaam ye duniya
Kehti hai jise hasrat e naakaam ye duniya
Ban jaaye wo armaan to kya ho nahin sakta
Ye jaan le naadaan to kya ho nahin sakta
Himmat karey insaan

Himmat karey insaan
Aa aa aa aa
Himmat karey insaan to kya ho nahin sakta
Ye jaan le naadaan to kya ho nahin sakta
Himmat karey insaan to kya ho nahin sakta
Ye jaan le naadaan to kya ho nahin sakta
Himmat karey insaan

Shikwe buri kismat ke hai bujhdil ke bahaane
Tinke ki tarah tujhko udaa daala hawaa ne
Shikwe buri kismat ke hai bujhdil ke bahaane
Tinke ki tarah tujhko udaa daala hawaa ne
Ban jaaye tu chattaan to kya ho nahin sakta
Ye jaan le naadaan to kya ho nahin sakta
Himmat karey insaan to kya ho nahin sakta
Ye jaan le naadaan to kya ho nahin sakta
Himmat karey insaan
Aa aa
Aa aa
Aa aa
Aa aa aa

Jo waqt se dartey hain wo anjaan hain kitne
Wo kaam jo mushkil hai wo aasaan hain kitne
Jo waqt se dartey hai wo anjaan hai kitne
Wo kaam jo mushkil hai wo aasaan hai kitne
Ye raaz tu le jaan to kya ho nahin sakta
Ye jaan le naadaan to kya ho nahin sakta
Himmat karey insaan to kya ho nahin sakta
Ye jaan le naadaan to kya ho nahin sakta
Himmat karey insaan
Himmat karey insaan


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 Atuldom

Wishing all a happy Dassera. I know parts of India celebrated the festival on Sunday and parts are celebrating it today. I think that has something to do with the movement of the Moon from one constellation to another or mostly the phases of the moon which doesn’t necessarily follow the Gregorian calendar. I was confused as to the exact date for Vijaya Dashami or Dassehra and put the query to a group of knowledgeable friends and this is the reply I got:

October 23 Friday 7:00 onwards Ashtami
October 24 Saturday 7:00 onwards Navami
October 25 Sunday 7:45 onwards Dashami
October 26 Monday 9:00 onwards Ekadashi.

Now going by that reply we have Dashami till 9 a.m. today but for convenience sake (read working day/ holiday) there are many (in Kerala atleast) who would have celebrated the festival. But for the pandemic even Ram Leela would have come to a close yesterday (Sunday) with RavanDahan, as Dashami was present in the evening hours. Don’t know if it was held this year!!!!

But today’s post is not a lesson on the Panchang that Indians follow and neither am I the competent authority to comment on the Sun, Moon and the planetary movements. As always my post is to wish a celebrity on turning an year older.

This celebrity is the daughter of Producer/ director of ‘Anhonee’, ‘Khel Khel Mein’ ‘Khuddar’ etc.Ravi Tandon’s daughter- Raveena Tandon turns an year older today. She made her debut in 1991, at the age of 17,in a movie produced by G.P.Sippy and directed by Anant Balani “PattharKePhool” which had Salman Khan as the hero. She then went on to act with Sunny Deol, Govinda, Akshay Kumar, Shahrukh Khan, Anil Kapoor. 1994 saw her star in “Zamaane Se Kya Darna” with Sanjay Dutt, “Dilwale” with Suneil Shetty and Ajay Devgan, “Insaniyat” with Sunny Deol, “Imtihaan” with Saif Ali Khan and Sunny Deol, “Laadla” with Anil Kapoor, “Andaz Apna Apna” with Aamir Khan, “Aatish” again Sanjay Dutt and Mohra with Akshay Kumar. She also played herself in a song-cameo in Saif Ali Khan- Akshay Kumar starrer “Main Khiladi Tu Anari” and a role in a Tamil movie in 1994. She took a hiatus post marriage but was seen in a cameo in PuriJagannadh directed “Bbuddah… Hoga Tera Baap” (2011) as she got a chance to do a romantic scene with Amitaabh Bachchan whose sister she had played in “Bade MiyanChhoteMiyan” in the ‘90s. Since 2011 we see her in a movie or two per year plus she has conducted a few shows on television. On her personal front, she had adopted two young girls when they were 10 and 8 when she herself was only in her 20s. After marriage she has two children of her own.

Her most popular song of the 1994 earned her the nickname the ‘mast mast’ girl. Though she has never claimed to be ‘Mast’ meaning wonderful. So also the other birthday personality.
He is our own Rajaji. He is (to use a Hindi expression) a ‘yaaron ka yaar’. He is a devoted family man. He is deeply sensitive and touched by many current occurrences in this world of ours. But the one thing that introduced us to him or shall I say the two things that got us connected to him-Cricket and Hindi Film Music are also dear to his heart.

He can write pages and pages about his love for the works of Sahir Ludhianvi and ponder about what would have been Sahir’s take on the life in this age and time. And he can do the same when he writes posts on his favourite Rajesh Khanna, Dev Anand, Mohd Rafi. He has told me that he can keep listening to Rafi songs all day and night and not tire of it. But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t appreciate Kishore Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan etc. He claims that he is just discovering movies of the 80s which he had banished for their deteriorating quality and quantity, he gives them a “Pass” certificate only no high marks to them. But even there he may relish and enjoy individual scene of the typical masala kind. I am sure he will enjoy the visual that the accompanying song has to offer.

It has the comic cop Paresh Rawal running around trying to dance in step with Akshay Kumar and Raveena Tandon. We have Tej Sapru exchanging a briefcase with an associate (would like to know who it is). Suniel Shetty is stalking them and please keep in mind that Akshay Kumar is a cop in disguise out to catch Tej Sapru and his associate.

This is a new age song which should appeal to the other birthday girl of this group. She is not an active participant and her father is. I hope she is a “Mast” child, meaning wonderful child.
There is another person, my first playmate, who has her birthday today. I cannot imagine how I was as a toddler before she entered my family in the arms of my Mom.
With this post I wish Raveena Tandon, Rajaji and the two unnamed girls “A Very Happy Birthday” May God bless them with lots of Health and Happiness.

(duet version) (video)

(Female solo version) (video)

Song-Tu cheez badi hai mast mast (Mohra)(1994) Singers-Udit Narayan, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Viju Shah

Lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

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Duet version
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paa ni sa aa
ni sa paa ni ma pa
ma pa sa ni
sa ni
paa ni sa aa
ni sa paa ni ma pa
ma pa sa ni
sa ni
pa pa
ni ni
sa sa
ma ma
pa ni dh ni
dha pa sa ni
sa ni dh pa
sa ni dh pa
paa ni sa aa
paa ni sa aa

tu cheez badi hai mast mast
tu cheez badi hai mast
tu cheez badi hai mast mast
tu cheez badi hai mast
nahin tujhko koi hosh hosh
nahin tujhko koi hosh hosh
us par joban ka josh josh
nahin tera aa
nahin tera koi dosh dosh
madhosh hai tu har waqt waqt
tu cheez badi hai mast mast
tu cheez badi hai mast
tu cheez badi hai mast mast
tu cheez badi hai mast

aashiq hai tera naam naam
aashiq hai tera naam naam
dil lenaa tera kaam kaam
meri baahen ae
meri baahen mat thaam thaam
badnaam hai tu bad mast mast

tu cheez badi hai mast mast
tu cheez badi hai mast
tu cheez badi hai mast mast
tu cheez badi hai mast

ni sa ga ma ni sa ga
sa re
sa re ga ma pa dha ni
sa ni dh pa
sa ni dh pa
sa ni dh pa

bol zaraa tu jaan e mehboobi ee
mujhme aisi kyaa hai khoobi
bol zaraa tu oo
aa aa aa
jaan e mehboobi ee ee
aa aa aa
mujhme aisi kyaa hai khoobi
aa aa aa
tu ik resham ki dor dor
tu ik resham ki dor dor
teri chaal pe aashiq mor mor
teri zulf ghani ee
teri zulf ghani chitchor chor
ghanghor ghataa badmast mast
tu cheez badi hai mast mast
tu cheez badi hai mast
tu cheez badi hai mast mast
tu cheez badi hai mast

paa ni sa aa
ni sa paa ni ma pa
ma pa sa ni
sa ni

paa ni sa aa
ni sa paa ni ma pa
ma pa sa ni
sa ni

pa pa
ni ni
dh dh dh
ma ma
sa sa
ma ma
pa ni dh ma pa sa ni
sa ni dh pa
sa ni dh pa
?
paa ni sa aa
paa ni sa aa

ye dil teri aankhon mein doobaa aa
ban jaa meri tu mehbooba
ye dil teri aankhon mein doobaa aa
aa aa aa
ban jaa meri tu mehbooba aa
aa aa aa
mat teer nazar ke maar maar
mat teer nazar ke maar maar
ye chot lagegi aar-paar
aasaan
aasaan samajh mat yaar yaar
ye pyaar badaa hai sakht sakht
tu cheez badi hai mast mast
tu cheez badi hai mast
tu cheez badi hai mast mast
tu cheez badi hai mast

nahin tujhko koi hosh hosh
nahin tujhko koi hosh hosh
us par joban ka josh josh
nahin tera aa
nahin tera koi dosh dosh
madhosh hai tu har waqt waqt
tu cheez badi hai mast mast
tu cheez badi hai mast
tu cheez badi hai mast mast
tu cheez badi hai mast

aashiq hai tera naam naam
aashiq hai tera naam naam
dil lenaa tera kaam kaam
meri baahen ae
meri baahen mat thaam thaam
badnaam hai tu bad mast mast

tu cheez badi hai mast mast
tu cheez badi hai mast
tu cheez badi hai mast mast
tu cheez badi hai mast

aa aa

tu cheez badi hai mast mast
tu cheez badi hai mast
tu cheez badi hai mast mast
tu cheez badi hai mast

aa aa

tu cheez badi hai mast mast
tu cheez badi hai mast
tu cheez badi hai mast mast
tu cheez badi hai mast

aa aa
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Female solo version
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(sigh & laughing sound)

main cheez badi hoon
mast mast mast mast mast

main cheez badi hoon
mast mast
main cheez badi hoon mast
main cheez badi hoon
mast mast
main cheez badi hoon mast
nahin mujhko koi hosh hosh
nahin mujhko koi hosh hosh
us par joban ka josh josh
nahin mera aa
nahin mera koi dosh dosh
madhosh hoon main har
waqt waqt
main cheez badi hoon
mast mast
main cheez badi hoon mast
main cheez badi hoon
mast mast
main cheez badi hoon mast

o o aankhon pe chhaaya aa
ye kaisa kohraa aa aa aa
kaun baadshah
kaun hai mohraa aa
aankhon pe chhaaya aa
ye kaisa kohraa aa aa aa
kaun baadshah
kaun hai mohraa aa
jaane mera kya naam naam
ho jaane mera kya naam naam
jaane tera kya naam naam
par naam se hai kya
par naam se hai kya kaam kaam
kar jaam ka bandobast mast
main cheez badi hoon
mast mast mast mast mast
main cheez badi hoon mast
mast mast
main cheez badi hoon mast
main cheez badi hoon
mast mast
main cheez badi hoon mast

(laughing sound)

o o
rakh yaad magar tu oo
mere deewaane ae
tera kya hogaa anjaam
na jaane ae
rakh yaad magar tu oo
mere deewaane ae ae
tera kya hogaa aa anjaam
na jaane ae
dil kitne toote baar baar
ho kitne toote baar baar
sab aashiq doobe aar paar
shaahon ke ae
shaahon ke chhoote yaar yaar
is pyaar mein taaj o takht takht
main cheez badi hoon
mast mast mast mast mast
main cheez badi hoon
mast mast
main cheez badi hoon mast
main cheez badi hoon
mast mast
main cheez badi hoon mast
nahin mujhko koi hosh hosh
us par joban ka josh josh
nahin mera
nahin mera koi dosh dosh
madhosh hoon main har
waqt waqt
main cheez badi hoon
mast mast
main cheez badi hoon mast
main cheez badi hoon
mast mast
main cheez badi hoon mast

(laughing sound)


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.

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19/10/2020 – 64th Birthday of Sunny Deol
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“Betaab” (1983) was produced by the Vijayta Films banner Dharmendra. This was the debut Hindi film of its lead actors, Sunny Deol and Amrita Singh. Today is Sunny Deol’s birthday, real name Ajay Singh Deol, made his debut at the age of 27 years.

The word “Betaab” evokes the Lata Mangeshkar’s melodious song “ Betaab dil ki tamanna yahi hai” by Madan Mohan in the film “Hanste Zakhm”. For a change, this is one of the films which I have seen, when it was released. I wanted to see the songs of this film for some time now, Sunny Deol’s birthday gave me the excuse. I have seen some of them, looking for a song shot on location. Critically speaking, this is not among the better scores by R. D. Burman. This is very basic, run of the mill music score, none of the RDB versatility being in evidence. May be the 80’s monotony is catching up with me. Anand Bakshi is the lyricist.

The location of the major parts of this film is a valley in Pahalgam, Kashmir, below the road leading to the glacier. The valley is named “Betaab valley”, and all tourist vehicles stop there on the way to Amarnath cave. It is a beautiful location, with the river flowing next to it.

We visited Kashmir in May 2012. I can say that it is one place on earth where time has stood still. I found a multiple locations which were seen in so many films of 60-80’s, the same as seen in the movies. Movie makers favorite location was the Dal Lake. The area surrounding it was a lot different, from what was seen in movies like “Aarzoo”. But I could see many places at Gulmarg and Pahalgam same as it was seen in movies. Seeing the wooden shop fronts in Pahalgam town, I remembered seeing the scene is “Bobby”.

Actually, Pahalgam has much more pristine and beautiful locations and points off the beaten track also, like the area called “Mini Switzerland”. I know the technology is so much advanced, and many megapixel cameras are now available to mankind to capture the nature’s beauty. But it is a fact that the human eye’s capacity is 576 megapixel. As far as I can understand, there is no camera in the world which can click or record at 576 megapixel.

This is what Google says, going to such details on a simple search:
“We see in 576 megapixel definition when our eyes are moving, but a single glance would only be about 5-15 megapixels. What’s more, your eyes naturally have a lot of flaws that a camera or digital screen don’t. For example, you have a built-in blind spot where your optic nerve meets up with your retina.”

Fantastic ! or zabardast ! But the fact remains whatever the camera captures or the digital screen displays, are to be seen and read by human eye. Visual input to the brain is through the eyesight, the brain can read only what the eyes will transmit.

Where I am going with all this? No where. But I can’t say I appreciate the way Google tried to dodge my question:) .

tajalli hai teri ye chaand kyaa hai chaandni kyaa hai
agar nazren salaamat hain to jalwon ki kami kyaa hai

Shakeel Badayuni – Laila Majnu(1953)

But I should not count my chickens here, as artificial intelligence may be able to transmit the perfect digital picture to human mind also, for all I know.

Like I said, give me such outdoorsy songs anytime, I am presenting the Shabbir Kumar Solo from “Betaab” filmed completely on location of the said ‘Betaab Valley”. In the song, Sunny Deol has found a “tasveer” of his childhood sweetheart Amrita Singh, in a magazine. He makes a cut out of the photo and sings this song, at his farm house, where he is shown to be rearing horses, and chickens etc.

In the movie Sunny Deol kidnaps Amrita Singh from her father’s house and keeps her in the farm house (seen the song) in a bid to remind her of their childhood friendship and love.

Some more trivia about the film:

• Singer Sonu Nigam played the role of Sunny Deol’s character as a child in this film.
• This film was remade in Telugu as “Samrat” (1987) and in Kannada as “Karthik” (2011).
• This was Javed Akhtar’s first film as a solo screenwriter after Salim – Javed split.
• Singer Shabbir Kumar got his big break in Hindi films when R.D. Burman got him to sing for all the songs in this film.

The movie must be something special to be remade in Telegu and Kannada, a reversal from what usually happens. I will elaborate the bit about Shabbir Kumar is the trivia above. It was said that, all songs of the film were to be recorded by Kishore Kumar. But since Kishore Kumar was away at the time, and the songs were needed for the scheduled shooting, they were recorded in the voices of Shabbir Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar. The intention was to re-record the Shabbir Kumar portions afterwards in Kishore Kumar’s voice. But the songs turned out to be so well in Shabbir Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar’s voices, that it was decided to keep the songs as it is. And thus the career boost for Shabbir Kumar happened.

I will end the post with a dialogue (by Sunny Deol) in the film, where Amrita Singh refuses to eat the food cooked by Sunny Deol. This is the dialogue I have had to repeat sometimes to my kids, 🙂 🙂 if they disagreed with my cooking:

“Khaana hai to yahi khaana hai, nahi khaana hai to bhi yahi khaana hai”

Video

Audio

Song-Teri tasveer mil gayee teri tasveer mil gayee(Betaab)(1983) Singer-Shabbir Kumar, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi MD-R D Burman

Lyrics

Yeh meri zindagi
bejaan laash thhi
barson se pyaar ko
teri talaash thhi
yeh meri zindagi
bejaan laash thhi
barson se pyaar ko
teri talaash thhi
bas aaj meri khoyi
taqdeer mil gayee
teri tasveer mil gayee
teri tasveer mil gayee
mil gayee
mil gayee
teri tasveer mil gayee

ab ke bahaar mein
iss intezaar mein
dil ka wo haal thha
mushkil yeh saal thha
ab ke bahaar mein
iss intezaar mein
dil ka wo haal thha
mushkil yeh saal thha
deewaane ke liye
ik zanjeer mil gayee
teri tasveer mil gayee
teri tasveer mil gayee
mil gayee
mil gayee
teri tasveer mil gayee

o o o
aa aa aa

tasveer mein magar
yeh kaun hai bataa
iss ko zaraa uthha
mujh ko yahaan bithhaa
tasveer mein magar
yeh kaun hai bataa
iss ko zaraa uthha
mujh ko yahaan bithhaa
kya kaam iss ka
Raanjhe ko Heer mil gayee
teri tasveer mil gayee
teri tasveer mil gayee
mil gayee
mil gayee
teri tasveer mil gayee

aayi hai toot kar
tujh par jawaaniyaan
bachpan ki hai magar
saari nishaaniyan
aayi hai toot kar
tujh par jawaaniyaan
bachpan ki hai magar
saari nishaaniyaan
mere haseen khwaabon ki
ta’abeer mil gayee’
teri tasveer mil gayee
teri tasveer mil gayee


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.

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4473 Post No. : 15975

16/10/2020 – 72nd Birthday of Hema Malini
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So the dream girl is turning 7 & 2, 72. This same way we should make 2 & 2, 22. Right ? wrong, imdb is making “two and two make five”, in simple translation of the movie “Do aur do paanch”(1980). They have “Athiest” for “Nastik”, “The patriot” for “Deshpremi” and “Blind law” for ‘Andha Kanoon”. This is great going. But they go a step ahead and translate “Naseeb” as “Destiny and Fate”, whereas “Dard” is “Conflict of emotion”. I learnt today that ‘Trishul” is “Trident” and “Kasauti” is “Criterion” in English. Many of the 173 films listed in the filmography have been left alone, to dwell in their hindi/urdu quagmire. Some titles like ‘Shareef Badmash” ‘Sharafat” ‘Sholay” ‘Sachhe ka bolbalaa”, “ Ek chadar maili si”,”Jise tu qubool kar le” and ‘Maan Gaye ustaad” have been wisely given a wide berth.

But they can’t stop from falling into “Seven on seven” for “Satte pe satta”. And they failed to translate “Dharmatma” into “The Godfather” ?. They could have done worse and translated “Raziya Sultan” to “Emperor of Contentment”. I did tell Peevesie’s mom the other day, this translating of movie names business is a good exercise for the brain.

Let us go to the song and birthday girl now. The Wikpedia page on Hema Malini is here and is quite exhaustive. If I have to say something from my own “two paisa worth” opinion, Hema Malini was one courageous female artist, who being a public personality, chose to be Dharmendra’s second wife, rejecting other eligible bachelors such as Sanjeev Kumar and Jeetendra. About Dharmendra’s commitment, there is very filmy dialogue “ekbaar main ne commitment kar li, to phir main apne aap ki bhi nahi suntaa”. Bigger men and personalities have been found to have feet of clay, in similar situations.

The song I have chosen to present today is a much heard and seen song in “Chaayageet”. It was lying buried in the memory and as soon as I saw the title of the song it came back that it is a song where HemaMalini is playing “hide n seek” with kids in the garden. The kids in question are, Master Chintu, Master Raju, Master Alankar, Master Laddu, Padmini Kolhapure, Madhu Malini, Master chicoo, Bunty, Bobby etc. all child artist. The list is sourced from two different sources, so could be inaccurate. There is sad version also of the song, where these kids are singing and searching for Hema Malini.

This is the brief story line of the film, which stars, Ashok Kumar, Dharmendra, Asrani, Prem Chopra etc.:

Sapna, who works under a number of aliases, is a modern day female Robin Hood, who steals from whoever she can, so that she can maintain a home for orphans. One day she meets with wealthy and eligible bachelor, AnupamVerma, and poses as a wealthy princess. He takes her to meet his grandparents, and even lets her live in his palatial bunglow. But soon Sapna’s past catches up with her, when she is recognized as Champabai, a prostitute.

The creative team is the prolific Laxmikant-Pyarelal-AnandBakshi, with Lata Mangeshkar singing both versions with few un-credited kids voices and chorus.

Happy version audio :

Happy version video

Sad version audio :

Sad version video

Song-Chhuppa chhupi khelen aao (Dream Girl)(1977) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics(Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

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Happy version
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Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao

Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao

Paas hi chhupnaa
Door nahin jaana
Jab main bulaaoon
Daude daude chale aana
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao

Luk chhup jaana
Makai ka daana
Raja ki beti aayee
Ha ha ha
Ha ha

Sab chhup gaye
Nahin nahin didi
Ek minute

Sab chhup jaao
Aage peechhe
Main baithhi hoon
Ankhiyaan meenchey
Ho o
Sab chhup jaao
Aage peechhe
Main baithi hoon
Ankhiyaan meenchey
Main aayee
Main aayee

Ye pakdi
Kaisi hai ye didi
Bhala aankh michaulee
Daayi aankh band ki
Baanyi aankh kholi

Kisne
Maine
Nahin to
Kaisi hai ye didi
Bhala aankh michaulee
Daayi aankh band ki
Baanyi aankh kholi

Pakadi gayee tum
Chhodo bahaana
Abb main chhupoongi
Mujhe dhoondh ke laana
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao

Chalo abb meri baari hai
Dekho beimaani nahin karna
Haan

Dhoondh hi lenge dhoondhnewaale
Gora mukhda naina kaale
hoondh hi lenge dhoondnewaale
Gora mukhda naina kaale

Hey pakdee
Chhupne bhi diya nahin
Mujhe haay haay
Chori chori mere peechhe
Peechhe chale aaye
Chori chori mere peechhe
Peechhe chale aaye
Pakadi gayee main
Tumne ye jaana
Tumne ye maana hoga
Maine nahin maana
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao

Paas hi chhupna
Door naa jaana
Jab main bulaaoon
Daude daude chale aana
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao
Chhupa chhupi khelein aao

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Sad version lyrics :
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paas hi chhupnaa
door na jaana
jab ham bulaayen
didi daudi chali aana
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao

tu to sach much chhup gayi didi
tu to sach much chhup gayi didi
roothh gayi tu
baat hai seedhi
gali gali dhoondhe
ma’afi maange
ham saare ae
gali gali dhoondhe
ma’afi maange
ham saare ae

saamne to aajaa
tu hi jeeti
ham haare
tu hi jeeti
ham haare

aankh michauli ka kar ke bahaana
achcha banaaya tu ne
hamko deewaanaa
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao

bhool huyi ham
khel khel mein
reh gaye ham sab aaj akele
bhool huyi ham
khel khel mein
reh gaye ham sab aaj akele

ham se zyaada pyaare
kya meet mil gaye
lagtaa hai tujhe didi
naye geet mil gaye
naye geet mil gaye
bhool gayi wo geet puraana
jab ham bulaayen
didi daudi chali aana
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao

chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao
chhuppa chhuppi khelen aao


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

Blog Day : 4468 Post No. : 15963

Hullo Atuldom

“Coolie” was released on 2nd December 1983. It was produced by Ketan Desai and directed by Manmohan Desai. Kadar Khan was the script writer as also the dialogue writer. It starred Waheeda Rehman, Rati Agnihotri, Shoma Anand, Rishi Kapoor, Kadar Khan, Satyen Kappu, Goga Kapoor, Suresh Oberoi, Om Shivpuri, Nilu Phule, Ashalata (who passed away recently),and Shubha Khote, Amrish Puri and Mukri in guest appearances. Of course it had Manmohan Desai cast Amitabh Bachchan in the title role with an Eagle as his companion. The Eagle was called Allah Rakha in the movie.

The movie had Kadar Khan give some great dialogues to his characters, some of which were heavy duty and some were funny. For example Iqbal introduces himself with “Humaari taarif zara lambi hai. Bachpan se hain sar pe Allah ka haath aur Allahrakha hai apne saath. Baju pe 786 ka hai billa, 20 number ki bidi peeta hoon. kaam karta hoon coolie ka aur naam hai Iqbal”. He follows it up with “jiske sar pe pad jaaye haath bache na uska ek bhi baal” and that get smirks from the audience. Then during the course of a fight scene with Suresh Oberoi, Amitabh Bachchan picks up a Hammer and Sickle, holds it up in a particular fashion and mouths “Hum mazdooron ka seena lohe ki deewaar hai, aur yeh humaare hathyaar hain. Yeh humara pet paal bhi sakte hain aur tum jaison ka pet phaad bhi sakte hain”.

“Coolie” was a movie that was slammed by the critics as the worst ever etc. but was lapped up by the paying public. It has attained cult status over the years. Puneet Issar was just a villains’ henchman when he was signed for the movie but the fight sequence in which AB was hurt made Puneet Issar famous. And the smart Manmohan Desai froze the scene in the final cut of the movie and a message appears on screen marking it as the shot when AB was injured. Apparently this was done at Amitabh’s behest. That was the kind of relation that AB shared with Manji (as Mamohan Desai was called by his friends).

One thing was on display in 1982. The level of love that the public had for the actor by the name Amitabh Bachchan. When he lay comatose in a Bombay Hospital, a whole nation prayed for him. There were reports of how people made promises to their respective gods and even fulfilled them when he recovered and restarted work on 7th January 1983. It proved that the struggle that he had on the way to superstardom had borne fruit.

Just another matter that he was a good actor who made the incredible seem normal, like fighting a leopard, tiger and a crocodile at times, with bare hands (he was not the first one to do this onscreen) in “Khoon Pasina” and some other movies. He made it seem normal that a roadside orphan could grow up to be a well to-do do-gooder who is even benevolent on the man who insulted him when he was in his teens- remember “Muqaddar Ka Sikandar”. He mastered rhythm and could move a leg to music without making a fool of himself. He was appreciated when he tried to sing in his tuneless style to begin with and he has sung around 20-30 songs in his career that started in 1969. Of course he has recited poems in “Kabhi Kabhi” and “Silsila”.

He has had a wide range of roles post 2000 when he switched tracks to play characters that are appropriate to his age. He has co-starred with heroes who are his children’s age group. He is one of the actors of that generation who still has movie-makers seek him with specific roles & movies. The other was Rishi Kapoor.

Rishi Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan have acted together in a number of movies first time being in “Kabhi Kabhi” 1976. Their first successes also came in the same year-1973. Rishi Kapoor’s “Bobby” and Amitabh Bachchan’s “Zanjeer”. The two were long time friends and the last time they collaborated was in “102 not out” in 2018.

This jodi has been my personal favourite from the first time I saw them. And it is but natural that I present this song of “Coolie”. It shows the two actors’ comic side. The two of them are not eyeing the same girl. Their target is the prize money that the girl’s father Mukri promises for bringing the girl back home. She has this penchant for running away from home and is in cahoots with Sunny (Rishi) who dons a new getup every time he drops her home. Only this time Iqbal has also spotted the girl and decides to drop her home and claim the prize money.

What I like about the song is the various outfits and wigs that AB and Chintu use. The detailing that has gone into draping Chintu with a dhoti that has extra width to cover the stilts when he is trying to compete with the elephant’s height. And also the pronounced jerks that AB and Shoma Anand experience when on the elephant which at first feels that they are having a camel ride.

This song is in the voices of Shailendra Singh and Shabbir Kumar. This movie was the first time AB had a different voice.
All in all a fun song to celebrate the 78th birthday of the superstar of the millennium who has also been given the epithet BigB.


Song-Lambu jee lambu jee bolo tingu jee (Coolie)(1983) Singers-Shailendra Singh, Shabbir Kumar, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics

lambu ji lambu ji
bolo tingu ji”,
lambu ji lambu ji
haan bolo tingu ji
mere raste mein taang na adaana
mere raste mein taang na adaana
iss kanya ko haath na lagaana
o haath na lagaana
ae tingu ji tingu ji
bolo lambu ji,
tingu ji tingu ji
haan bolo lambu ji
mere raste mein taang na adaana
mere raste mein taang na adaana
iss kanya ko o haath na lagaana
o haath na lagaana
tingu ji tingu ji

bolo lambu ji
lambu ji lambu ji
bolo tingu ji

o dekha isse maine tumse pehle
arre dhoondhha isse maine tumse pehle
arre dekha isse maine tumse pehle
hey dhoondha isse maine tumse pehle
par le rahi hai yeh naam mera
chhodo ji yeh hai inaam mera
inaam mera
lambu ji lambu ji
bolo tingu ji
mere gusse ko na neend se jagaana
iss kanya ko haath na lagaana
o haath na lagaana
lambu ji lambu ji
kya bolo tingu ji

taam ti taam
ae taam ti taam
aiyyo taam ti taam
re taam ti taam
madras se main aaya hoon Bombay,
raste mein ho gaye tum kitne lambe
lambi udaanen kad kitna chhota

iss khel mein kya chhota kya mota
kya chhota kya mota
lambu ji lambu ji
haan bolo tingu ji
lambe kad ka na rob tu jamaana
iss kanya ko haath na lagaana
o haath na lagaana
lambu ji lambu ji
o bolo bolo tingu ji

layaa nahin isko bhagaakar
yeh faisla karega iska father
o layaa nahin isko bhagaa kar,
haan
ye faisla karega iska father
kar daale na yeh kissa baraabar,
hmm donon ka yaani hissa barabar
lambu ji lambu ji
bolo tingu ji
ladki hai yeh nahin koi khazaana
iss kanya ko haath na lagaana
o haath na lagaana
ji haath na lagaana
oye hatah na lagaana,
tingu ji
lambuji
tinguji
lambuji
tinguji
lambuji
tinguji
lambuji
tingu
lambu
tingu lambu


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 : 4468 Post No. : 15962

11/10/2020 – 78th Birthday of Amitabh Bachchan
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A few days ago I saw this whatapp forward video, where a few Africans were singing this hindi song “rote rote hansnaa seekho hanste hanste rona”. This song is a known song, often heard on radio, but not recently seen or heard.

I knew it was a song sung on screen by Amitabh Bachchan. I checked the blog, to find it was not posted. This is a well-known song from 1983 film “Andhaa Kanoon”, where Amitabh Bachchan’s role was supposedly a guest appearance. Getting the lyrics of this song was a breeze, as I knew the lyrics and lines of stanza’s.

This song is a multiple version song with Kishore Kumar happy version, Kishore Kumar sad version and Baby Rajeshwari sad version. I was not able to find the audio/video of sad version by Baby Rejeshwari. Music and lyrics are Laxmikant-Pyarelal and Anand Bakshi, respectively.

Trivia about the film:

1.This film was a remake of the hit Tamil movie “Sattam Oru Iruttarai” (1981) starring Vijayakanth. The Tamil film was also remade in Telugu as “Chattaniki Kallu Levu” (1981), in Malayalam as “Maattuvin Chattangale” (1982) and in Kannada as “Nyaya Ellide” (1982). It was also remade in Tamil with the same title in 2012.

2.Rajinikanth made his Hindi film debut in this film.

3.The villains in this film, played by Prem Chopra, Danny Denzongpa and Pran, were named Amar, Akbar and Anthony after the film “Amar Akbar Anthony” (1977).

4.Amitabh Bachchan’s character in this film was named after the poet and lyricist Jan Nisar Akhtar.

5.Amitabh Bachchan had signed this film for a guest appearance. However, as the film’s shooting progressed his role was increased till it became an important supporting role.

Songs already posted in the blog :

Song Date posted
Ye andhaa kaanoon hai 11 October 2010
Meri behna deewaani hai 13 August 2011

That’s a typical of Amitabh Bachchan guest appearance where he is getting to sing the title song as well as a multipurpose song. It is not clear why his character in the movie was named after Jan Nisar Akhtar.

There are many names to given to Amitabh, like Big B, Shehenshah, Angry young man and star of the millennium. Big B would be the based on this stature of being a superlative performer and his authoritative voice plus the physical presence of screen. Shehenshah, is the title of 1988 film directed by Tinnu Anand, whose story is credited to Jaya Bachchan. The angry young man was the creation of Saim-Javed duo of script writers. Star of the millennium is a bit tricky, as millennium is period of thousand years. So starting in 1969, he has less than 30 odd years of stardom in the millennia of 1000-2000 and next millennia is now 20 years old. So technically this superstar is riding in a millennia to the next. Not that it matters to me as such, but things like titles also need to be logical. However unfashionable it might be.

Amitabh Bachchan is singing this song to stop his daughter from crying. His wife is played by Madhavi, who is also present in the song. Judging from the sad version, tragedy strikes the happy family, so this song is likely in flashback.

Full audio : (Happy version)

Video – (Happy version)

Audio – Kishore Kumar (Sad version)

Video – Kishore Kumar (Sad version)

Song-Rote rote hansne seekho hanste hanste rona (Andha Kaanoon)(1983) Singer-Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics
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Happy version
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Rote rote
hansnaa seekho
hanste hanste ronaa aa
rote rote
hansnaa seekho
hanste hanste ronaa aa
jitni chaabhi bhari raam ne
utna chale khilaunaa
rote rote
hansnaa seekho
hanste hanste ronaa aa
jitni chaabhi bhari raam ne
arrey utna chale khilaunaa
rote rote
hansnaa seekho
hanste hanste ronaa aa

ham do ek hamaari
pyaari pyaari muniyaa hai
bas yahi chhoti si
apni saari duniyaa hai ae
ham do ek hamaari
pyaari pyaari muniyaa hai
bas yahi chhoti si
apni saari duniyaa hai
khushiyon se aabaad hai
apne ghar ka konaa konaa
rote rote
hansnaa seekho
hanste hanste ronaa aa
jitni chaabhi bhari raam ne
arrey utna chale khilaunaa
rote rote
hansnaa seekho
hanste hanste ronaa aa

badi badi khushiyaan hain
chhoti chhoti baton mein
badi badi khushiyaan hain
chhoti chhoti baaton mein
nanhe munne taare jaise
lambi raaton mein
badi badi khushiyaan hain
chhoti chhoti baaton mein
aisa sundar hai ye jeewan
jaise koyi sapan salonaa
rote rote
hansnaa seekho
hanste hanste ronaa aa
jitni chaabhi bhari raam ne
arrey utna chale khilaunaa
rote rote
hansnaa seekho
hanste hanste ronaa aa

mausam badle to
mat darr jaanaa
gudiyaa raani ee
mausam badle to
mat darr jaanaa
gudiyaa raani
saawan mein bijli chamkegi
barsegaa paani
dharti ambar bheeg jaayen
nainon ko nahin bhigonaa
rote rote
hansnaa seekho
hanste hanste ronaa aa
jitni chaabhi bhari raam ne
utna chale khilaunaa
rote rote
hansnaa seekho
hanste hanste ronaa aa
rote rote
rote rote
hansnaa seekho
hansnaa seekho
hanste hanste ae
ronaa aa
rote rote
hansnaa seekho
hanste hanste ae
ronaa aa

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Kishore Kumar (sad version)
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jitni chaabhi bhari raam ne
utna chale khilaunaa
rote rote
hansnaa seekho
hanste hanste ae
ronaa aa
jitni chaabhi bhari raam ne
utna chale khilaunaa
rote rote
hansnaa seekho
hanste hanste ae
ronaa aa

ham do ek hamaari
pyaari pyaari muniyaa thhi
bas yahi chhoti si
apni saari duniyaa thhi ee
ham do ek hamaari
pyaari pyaari muniyaa thhi
bas yahi chhoti si
apni saari duniyaa thhi
khushiyon se ae aabaad thha
apne ghar ka
konaa konaa
rote rote
hansnaa seekho
hanste hanste ae
ronaa aa


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.

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#the Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 104# Qeemat-1973 (Happy Birthday – Rekha) #
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On the blog, other than sharing songs and posts for special occasions we also simultaneously work on ‘different projects’ from time to time. One of the projects that I have taken up is to introduce ‘movies having same titles’ on the blog.
We also combine launching of new ‘movie’ with special occasions like anniversaries of artists, actors, actresses etc.

Today I am presenting a song from the 1973 movie ‘Qeemat’. We already have a movie titled ‘Qeemat-1946’ on the blog and all its songs have also been covered on the blog.

Movies with the title ‘Qeemat’ (or ‘Keemat’) were also made in the year 1956 and later on recently in 1998.
However, I guess that the songs of the ‘Qeemat-1956’ are difficult to find and may be not available as of now.

Coming back to today’s movie and its song, the song is from ‘Qeemat-1973’ and it is picturised on lead pair of Dharmendra and Rekha of this movie.

Today 10th October is sixty-sixth birth anniversary (born on 10th October’1954) of Bhanurekha Ganeshan or Rekha as we fondly know her. So, today we wish her a very happy birthday and a healthy and peaceful life ahead.

Today’s song is from a movie of ‘1973’ i.e. a movie released almost forty-seven years back. Let us have a look on how this year was for Rekha and the movies she appeared on screen in this year;

SNo Movie Title Date Passed by Censor Board Director Co-Star
01 Anokhi Adaa 03.04.1973 Kundan Kumar Jeetendra
02 Barkhaa Bahaar 15.10.1973 Amar Kumar Navin Nischol
03 Dharmaa 23.11.1973 Chaand Navin Nischol
04 Double Cross 25.10.1973 Gogi Anand Vijay Anand
05 Kahaani Qismat Ki 19.12.1973 Arjun Hingorani Dharmendra
06 Kashamkash 21.11.1973 Feroz Chinoy Feroz Khan
07 Khoon Khoon* 02.06.1973 Mohammad Hussain
08 Namak Haraam 19.11.1973 Hrishikesh Mukherjee Rajesh Khanna
09 Pran Jaaye Par Vachan Na Jaaye 29.12.1973 Ali Raza Sunil Dutt
10 Qeemat 29.06.1973 Ravi Nagaich Dharmendra

*(as ‘Special appearance’)

We can see from the above details that she was paired with Dharmendra in ‘Qeemat’ and ‘Kahaani Kismat Ki’. ‘Kahaani Kismat Ki’ was one of the super-hit movies of that year.

I am not aware of the today’s movie ‘Qeemat’. I guess it was flop and forgotten movie.
I had watched this movie ‘Keemat-1973’ in 1985-1988 during my stay Parli-Vaijnath and I had earlier mentioned the same in my post here .

I do not remember the story of the movie now, nor do I remember how I felt about the moview back then. This movie was an action packed ‘spy thriller’ movie.

Dharmendra was known as ‘he-man’ those days. Considered the most suitable hero for ‘action packed’ movies, he was in the lead role in this movie along with Rekha, Prem Chopra and others.

1973 was a significant year in Dharmendra’s career as many of his movies released during 1973 were ‘super-hits’ and his roles in these movies were well appreciated.

The year preceding ‘1973’ and succeeding it were also successful years in his film career.
He was nominated for the ‘best actor’ ‘Filmfare award’ for ‘Yaadon Ki Baaraat-1973’, however he did not win it.

Here let us have a look at the movies starring Dharmendra released in the year 1973 (in alphabetical order):

SNo Movie Title Date Passed by Censor Board Director Co-Star
01 Blackmail 28.11.1973 Vijay Anand Rakhi
02 Jheel Ke Us Paar 28.08.1973 Bhappi Soni Mumtaz
03 Jugnu 28.07.1973 Pramod Chakravarty Hema Malini
04 Jwaar Bhaataa 16.10.1973 A. Subbarao Saira Banu
05 Kahaani Qismat Ki 19.12.1973 Arjun Hingorani Rekha
06 Loafer 12.03.1973 A. Bhim Singh Mumtaz
07 Phaagun* 08.06.1973 Rajinder Singh Bedi Waheeda Rehman
08 Qeemat 29.06.1973 Ravi Nagaich Rekha
09 Yaadon Ki Baarat 05.10.1973 Nasir Hussain


*(as ‘Special appearance’)

‘Qeemat-1973’ or ‘Keemat-1973’was directed by Ravi Nagaich for ‘Bharti Internationals, Madras’. Ravi Nagaich had also done the photography of this movie. It was produced by P. Mallikharjuna Rao.

It had Dharmendra, Rekha, Prem Chopra, Rajendra Nath, Aagha, Satyen Kappu, Maruti, Murad, Puranik, J.N. Anand, Prem Kumar, Kirti Kumar, Subhash, Suhail, Arjun Kumar, Shabnam, Indira Bansal, Halam, Kalam, Munni, Rani, with Jayshree T., Padma Khanna, Ranjeet.

K.N. Singh and Jayadev make a friendly appearance in this movie.

Dialogues of this movie were written by Vishwamitra Adil while the story idea was by Ramjee. V.D. Puranik was the dialogue director for this movie. Editing of this movie was done by N.S. Prakasam.

This movie had total six songs composed to music by Laxmikant-Pyarelal. The lyrics for all the six songs were written by Anand Bakshi.

Asha Bhonsle, Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar had given their voices to the songs in this movie. (The titles of this movie mentioned the name of Ajit Singh in the list of singers, however HFGK Vol V doesn’t mentioned his voice in the songs of this movie in the list on the movie page of this movie).

Today’s song is sung by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar. I guess this song would have been the only somewhat ‘known song’ from this movie. Because I remember to have listened to it in my childhood years on the radios and so when I watched the movie in 1987-88, I remember to have heard it earlier.
However, this and other songs of this movie seem to be all forgotten because in the recent years also I have recollections of listening to them on radio.

I would request knowledgeable readers to throw more light on this movie and its songs.

‘Qeemat-1973’ was passed by Censor Board on 29.06.1973 under ‘restricted viewing’ (A) certificate.

Today’s song is picturised on Dharmendra and Rekha where Dharmendra in his ‘own’ style is requesting Rekha to forgive him 😊

Let us now listen to this song…!!!

With this song ‘Qeemat-1973’ makes its debut on the blog. 🙂


Song-Maaf karo o baba maaf karo (Qeemat)(1973) Singers-Kishore Kumar, Lata, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics

suno to
naa naa naa naa naa
dekho to
naa naa naa naa naa
ruko naa
naa naa naa naa naa
ruko
ruko
maaf karo
o baaba maaf karo
maaf karo
o baaba maaf karo

aisaa bhi kya gussaa
mann saaf karo o
maaf karo
o baaba maaf karo
oon hoon
oon hoon

maaf karo
o baaba maaf karo
aisaa bhi kya pyaar
Insaaf karo o
maaf karo
o baaba maaf karo

maaf karo
o baaba maaf karo

roz nayaa roop tera
roz nayaa rang
main to aa gayi re tang
behroopiye
roz nayaa roop tera
roz nayaa rang
main to aa gayi re tang
behroopiye
aaj koi des
kal aur koi bhes
mere dil pe lagi thhes
behroopiye
bol mujhe tang tune
kiya ke nahin kiya

kiya
maaf karo
o baaba maaf karo
maaf karo
o baaba maaf karo
aisaa bhi kya gussaa
mann saaf karo o
maaf karo
o baby maaf karo
maaf karo
o baby maaf karo

neend hai naa chain
miley jab se mere nain
rahaa ye dil bechain
teri yaad mein
neend hai naa chain
miley jab se mere nain
rahaa ye dil bechain
teri yaad mein
dil se nikaal mat mera khayaal
o buraa hai mera haal
teri yaad mein
pyaar tere sang maine kiya ke
nahin kiya
kiya
maaf karo
o baaba maaf karo
maaf karo
o baaba maaf karo
aisaa bhi kya pyaar
Insaaf karo o

maaf karo
o baaba maaf karo
maaf karo
o baaba maaf karo
aisaa bhi kya gussaa
mann saaf karo o
maaf karo
o baby maaf karo
oon hoon
oon hoon
maaf karo
o baaba maaf karo

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Devnagri Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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सुनो तो
ना ना ना ना ना
देखो तो
ना ना ना ना ना
रुको ना
ना ना ना ना ना
रुको
रुको
माफ़ करो
ओ बाबा माफ़ करो
माफ़ करो
ओ बाबा माफ़ करो

ऐसा भी क्या गुस्सा
मन साफ़ करो ओ
माफ़ करो
ओ बाबा माफ़ करो
ऊँ हूँ
ऊँ हूँ

माफ़ करो
ओ बाबा माफ़ करो
ऐसा भी क्या प्यार
इन्साफ करो ओ
माफ़ करो
ओ बाबा माफ़ करो

माफ़ करो
ओ बाबा माफ़ करो

रोज़ नया रूप तेरा
रोज़ नया रंग
मैं तो आ गयी रे तंग
बहरूपिये
रोज़ नया रूप तेरा
रोज़ नया रंग
मैं तो आ गयी रे तंग
बहरूपिये
आज कोई देश
कल और कोई भेस
मेरे दिल पे लगी ठेस
बहरूपिये
बोल मुझे तंग तूने
किया के नहीं किया

किया
माफ़ करो
ओ बाबा माफ़ करो
माफ़ करो
ओ बाबा माफ़ करो
ऐसा भी क्या गुस्सा
मन साफ़ करो ओ
माफ़ करो
ओ बेबी माफ़ करो
माफ़ करो
ओ बेबी माफ़ करो

नींद है ना चैन
मिले जब से मेरे नैन
रहा ये दिल बेचैन
तेरी याद में
नींद है ना चैन
मिले जब से मेरे नैन
रहा ये दिल बेचैन
तेरी याद में
दिल से निकाल मत मेरा ख़याल
ओ बुरा है मेरा हाल
तेरी याद में
प्यार तेरे संग मैंने किया के
नहीं किया
किया
माफ़ करो
ओ बाबा माफ़ करो
माफ़ करो
ओ बाबा माफ़ करो
ऐसा भी क्या प्यार
इन्साफ करो ओ

माफ़ करो
ओ बाबा माफ़ करो
माफ़ करो
ओ बाबा माफ़ करो
ऐसा भी क्या गुस्सा
मन साफ़ करो ओ
माफ़ करो
ओ बेबी माफ़ करो
ऊँ हूँ
ऊँ हूँ
माफ़ करो
ओ बाबा माफ़ करो


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 : 4467 Post No. : 15957

10/10/2020 – 66th birthday of Rekha
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Today it is the birthday of Rekha, full name Bhanurekha Ganeshan. Some do refer to her as indian “Greta Garbo” for being elusive. However in this era of snooping social media and swooping television media, if someone of her status and lifetime experiences, wants to be a recluse, thumbs up to her. In her time she has been called “Jane Fonda” of India as well for her efforts to resurrect herself as the style icon of the industry. She is remembered for her many memorable characters enacted on the screen.

Back in the 80’s, we the impressionable teenagers, used to hang on to her photos and interviews in magazines. The new generation hasn’t heard of magazines, and google will probably say ‘bullets’, the ones needed to put in the guns, so they can fire. I know about my children, they haven’t experienced the passion and craze for magazines like we did, be it film, sports, politics or finance. I can report that I have spent my hard earned money on all the categories, fortnightly, monthly and weekly.

Yes, back to Rekha and magazine covers. I recall her on one such cover holding the black lady in her hand. Now that I checked, she has 4 filmfare awards of best actress for Khoobsurat & Khoon Bhari Maang, supporting actress in Khilaadiyon ke Khilaadi and last Life time achievement award in 2003. The “K” factor seems to have worked well for her. She used to appear in all the Filmfare award functions as the style icon, often wearing the hyderabadi “Khada dupatta” in its different avatars.

This is the Wikipedia pageWikipedia page on Rekha for more information about her. As per imdb site she has worked in 190 films between 1966 & 2018, having started as a child artist.

The song I have chosen to post today is ‘Raaste pyar ke” 1982, where she was a part of a love triangle with Shabana Azmi and Jeetendra. The gist of the story is Shabana and Rekha are best friends and they both fall in love with Jeetendra. Rekha decides to sacrifice her love for her friend, but then Shabana also finds out about the sacrificial intentions of Rekha and takes measures so that she falls sick and dies in the end, I am not sure. The measure is not a suicide attempt, but eating a lot of ‘green challis”. Jeetenda has not much say in these proceedings.

One song from the film is already posted.

The song under discussion is a nice solo by Lata Mangeshkar, also the title song. The team of Laxmikant-Pyarelal and Anand Bakshi do a job in this situational song.

Audio :

Video :

Song-Tedhe medhe oonche neeche lambe lambe raaste pyaar ke (Raaste Pyaar Ke)(1982) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics

Mit gayeen hazaaron jawaaniyan
mit gayeen hazaaron jawaniyan
deni padi jinhen qurbaniyan
jinhe qurbaniyan
yaad aati hain unn ki kahaaniyan
kahaaniyan
zindagi ne jinhe
chhoda maar ke
maar ke
tedhe medhe oonche neeche lambe lambe
raaste pyaar ke ae
raaste pyaar ke
tedhe medhe oonche neeche lambe lambe
raaste pyaar ke
raaste pyaar ke
kya pataa kaun kab kahaan
baitth jaaye thhak haar ke
tedhe medhe oonche neeche lambe lambe
raaste pyaar ke
raaste pyaar ke

zakhmon ke nishaan silte nahin
silte nahin
zakhmon ke nishaan silte nahin
yaadon ke chaman khilte nahin
bichhde to phir kahin milte nahin
do panchhi kabhi ik daar ke ae
ik daar ke
tedhe medhe oonche neeche lambe lambe
raaste pyaar ke
raaste pyaar ke

faisla ye hamen manzoor hai
faisla ye hamen manzoor hai
faasla ye hamen manzoor hai
apni manzil bahot hi door hai
bahot hi door hai
ruk gaye ham kisi ko pukaar ke ae
pukaar ke
tedhe medhe oonche neeche lambe lambe
raaste pyaar ke ae
raaste pyaar ke

iss muhobbat ke qaabil ham nahin
iss muhobbat ke qaabil ham nahin
ham nahin
ham ko apnaa zara bhi gham nahin
koyi khush ho khushi yeh kam nahin
ham chale raat gham ki guzaar ke
guzaar ke
tedhe medhe oonche neeche lambe lambe
raaste pyaar ke
raaste pyaar ke
kya pataa kaun kab kahaan
baithh jaaye thak haar ke
thhak haar ke ae
thhak haar ke


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Blog Day : 4463 Post No. : 15946

06/10/2020 – 74th birth anniversary of Vinod Khanna
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This duet song by Mohammed Rafi and Asha Bhonsle is one more song from the 80’s and radio days. This remained in the memory as a very good song from the film ‘Insaan” 1982, starring Vinod Khanna, Jeetendra and Reena Roy. I looked up this song again a few days ago for including in the Rafi series, as there are no duets in the series. But I am not including it there, instead posting it as a anniversary post for Vinod Khanna. The song is sung on screen by Vinod Khanna and Reena Roy.

This is the trivia I found about the song, inadvertently.
“Saathiya Tu Mere Sapnon Ka Meet Hai – This song was based on the 1977 British hit “Angelo” by the pop band Brotherhood of Man.”

I was not looking to add to the short series of inspired/copied songs. But since this falls in the category it is added in the series as the 5th song. There is only one more song in the series, barring any more inadvertent incidents.

Seeing the filmography of Vinod Khanna, his career started with films “Man ka Meet” and “Nateeja” in 1969. He graduated from bit roles to villan’s role in “Aan Milo Sajana” and small character in Manoj Kumar’s “Purab Paschhim” in 1970. Then came some of those critically acclaimed films like “Reshma aur Shera”, “Mere Apne” in 1971. He was noticed in both these films, especially “Mere Apne” with the main hero there. In “Mera Gaon Mera desh”(1971), he enacted the role of villain “Jabbar Singh”, which was later rehashed in “Sholay” as “Gabbar Singh”.

In “Achaanak” (1973), a movie directed by Gulzar he played an army officer, where he kills his wife and friend, using the methods learnt in training for killing the enemies, than uses the same training to evade arrest. I have seen this movie on TV, but don’t remember how it ends. He gets medals and accolades for same thing in a war, and a conviction for killing his unfaithful wife and deceitful friend. The dilemma was the basis of the film’s story. This is also a once seen, never forgotten sort of film. I would call it the most important film of Vinod Khanna’s film career.

The year 1974 brings more important films like “Imtehaan” and ‘Haathh ki safai”. Major hits start with multi-starrer “Amar Akbar Anthony” (1977), many more films later. Somewhere along the way, Vinod Khanna seems to have been typecast in the role of Daaku in many films, even as a hero.

Come 1980 and there were not so hit “The Burning Train” and super hit “Qurbani”. Feroz Khan’s “Qurbani”, had Vinod Khanna in the meaty title role, the one doing sacrifice.

I almost missed “Muqaddar ka Sikandar” (1978), as it is absent in the list of films at imdb. A few more multi starrters like “Kudrat”(1981) and “Rajput”(1982) later he was still short of a superstar status. Then came the Osho twist in the story and he left everything to join the aashram. He was out of the industry for almost 5 years. He made a very impressive comeback in 1987 with excellent hero oriented films like “Insaaf” and “Satyamev Jayate”. He continued working in many films for three decades till his death in 2017.

He had a stint in politics too like Amitabh Bachchan, was an MP from Punjab.

Some film buffs and Vinod Khanna fans contend that had he not got involved in “Osho” and left the industry at a crucial juncture, his career graph would have been very different. These are of course conjectures, and we will never know what could have been.

So here is the song from “Insaan”, composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal and written by Anand Bakshi, as a tribute to Vinod Khanna on his 74th birth anniversary.

Audio : Longer audio (full)

Video :

Song-Saathiyaa tu mere sapnon ka meet hai (Insaan)(1982) Singers-Rafi, Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal
Both

Lyrics

Saathhiya
hmmmm mmmm
tu mere sapnon ka meet hai
hmmmm mmm mm mm
tu mere honthon ka geet hai
hmmmm mmmmm
apni janmon ki preet hai
saathhiya
tu mere sapnon ka meet hai
tu mere honthon ka geet hai
apni janmon ki preet hai
khaao qasam
na ho pyaar ye kam
yahi waada karo
yahi reet hai
saathhiyaa
tu mere sapnon ka meet hai
tu mere honthon ka geet hai
apni janmon ki preet hai

khaao qasam
na ho pyaar ye kam
yahi waada karo
yahi reet hai
saathhiyaa
saathhiyaa
saathhiyaa

sitaare jaante hain
nazaare jaante hai
sadaa ke ham saathhi
ye saare jaante hain
sitaare jaante hain
nazaare jaante hain
sadaa ke ham saathhi
ye saare jaante hain
hmmmm mm mmm
saathhiyaa
tu sadiyon se mere saathh hai
barson puraani mulaaquat hai
tu meraa din meri raat hai

khaao qasam
na ho pyaar ye kam
yahi waada karo
yahi reet hai
saathhiyaa
saathhiyaa
saathhiyaa

ye rut mastaani
ye phool ye jawaani
ye sab tujh se hain
o mere dil jaani
ye rut mastaani
ye phool ye jawaani
ye sab tujh se hain
o mere dil jaani
hmmm mm mm

saathhiyaa
o o o
main tere bin kuchh bhi nahin
tu mere bin kucch bhi nahin
ye raat din kuchh bhi nahin
khaao qasam
na ho pyaar ye kam
yahi waada karo
yahi reet hai
saathhiyaa

saathhiyaa
saathhiyaa

bahaaron se ye poochho
ke dhaaron se ye poochho
kahenge yahi saare
hazaaron se ye poochho
bahaaron se ye poochho
ke dhaaron se ye poochho
kahenge yahi saare
hazaaron se ye poochho
hmmm mmm

saathhiyaa
hmm hmm mm mm
tu mera dil meri jaan hai
tu hi meraa armaan hai
tu hi meri pehchaan hai
khaao qasam
na ho pyaar ye kam
yahi waada karo
yahi reet hai
saathhiyaa

saathhiyaa
tu mere sapnon ka meet hai
meet hai
tu mere honthon ka geet hai
geet hai
apni janmon ki preet hai
saathhiyaa
saathhiyaa
tu mere sapnon ka meet hai
meet hai
tu mere honton ka geet hai
geet hai
apni janmon ki preet hai
saathhiyaa

saathhiyaa
saathiyaa


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