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Blog Day :

5133 Post No. : 17090

Hullo to all friends

I know it is rather late in the day to wish a ‘Happy Friendship Day’; but as the saying goes ‘Better Late Than Never’.

This morning my husband had a confused look on his face when he started receiving Friendship Day messages. He asked me “when is this day?”. The reason behind the question was – he had received friendship day messages last weekend too, on July 30th to be exact.

My reply (after a lot of googling, need not be the accurate answer)- “July 30th was the International Friendship Day as recognized by the United Nations General Assemby in 2011.”
The next question followed “Then why I am getting messages today?”

My reply – “In India Friendship Day is celebrated on first Sunday of August for some decades now. Personally I don’t know when all this began”.

On thinking deeper, do we really need any of these special days? Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Father’s Day, Sibling Day, Grandparents Day, Son’s Day, Daughter’s Day, Friendship Day etc. Aren’t these relations part of our emotional framework? I can only see one purpose to these days- acknowledging the existence of these relations in our life when we are fortunate of them being there. Because we miss our friends, parents, and all loved ones when they are not there and away from us for some reason or they have been permanently removed from our life. It is good to appreciate them when they are there and not take them for granted.

Different matter that cynics would say the purpose of these DAYS is to increase the workload of postmen & courier services, greeting card makers and shops selling relevant gifts, flowers and chocolates. (good for economy Emoji) But let us not be cynics.

The first set of best friends or Best Friends Forever (BFF)- as the new generation would put it- were Krishna- Sudama, Karna- Duryodhana (my thinking, I may be wrong too).

All of us have our set of friends who have stood by us through thick and thin, in our good times and bad times. The ‘Friend in need is a friend Indeed” type. We have friends with whom we just need to see or dial and start talking as if there was no gap in between, as if we have been meeting or speaking every single day of the year. Today is the day to acknowledge the importance of all the friends in our life.

Do we have special songs for this occasion in Hindi Films? Yes of course. Any song with the words ‘yaar’, ‘yaari’, ‘dost’, ‘dosti’, will fit the bill for friendship day song and the blog has all the iconic and all-time hit songs that are marked in the ‘Dosti song’ and ‘Friendship song’ category.

August 7th happens to be the birthday of Suresh Wadkar. So we are having a song for Friendship Day in the voice of Suresh Wadkar. It is written by Khurshid Hallauri and composed by RD Burman. It is from the 1989 Vinod Chopra directed ‘Parinda’ a movie whose songs I simply love. The blog has three (there is two-version song) songs from this movie.

Prakashchandra ji had put a query in the comments section of the first song of this film “And Who is Khurshid Hallauri ??, the lyricist, Any one who has information about him, Please share with us.”
This is Avinashji’s reply to that query

“Here is a brief information about Khurshid Hallauri compiled from sources:
Khurshid Hallauri was born in 10 Feb 1938 in Mumbai (?). He is an Indian lyricist writing primarily for Hindi songs in Bollywood films / Albums.
Hallaur or Hallor village is located in Domariyaganj Tehsil of Siddharthnagar district in Uttar Pradesh, India. Domariyaganj is the nearest town to Hallaur village.

There are many of his videos on ‘Youtube’. But I think in movies he has only penned songs for ‘Parinda-1989’.”

Any further information on Khurshid Hallauri is welcome.

The song is filmed on Anupam Kher and Anil Kapoor who are childhood friends and are on the way to meet each other after a gap of some years. When the two were away -Anupam Kher for police training and Anil Kapoor for studies. The second singer for this all male duet is Shailendra Singh.
Thanking all my friends for being in my life and wishing Suresh Wadkar on his birthday.

Audio

Video

Song-Kitni hai pyaari pyaari dosti hamaari(Parinda)(1989) Singers-Suresh Wadkar, Shailendra Singh, Lyrics-Khursheed Halluri, MD-R D Burman
Unknown kid voice 1
Unknown kid voice 2
Unknown kid voice 3
Unknown kid Voice 4
Chorus in kid voices
Spoken Dialogues
Suresh Wadkar + Shailendra Singh

Lyrics

hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
lalalalala
laralalalala

kitni hai pyaari pyaari dosti hamaari
jo yaar ki khushi vo khushi hai hamaari

[paper paper paper]
[paper paper paper]

[andha hai kya]
[chal]

ek din zaroor humko mehnat ka phal milega
hum kaamyaab honge duniya se gham hatega

jag mein aman rahega
sabki khushi mein hogi yaaro khushi hamaari
jo yaar ki khushi vo khushi hai hamaari

seedhi sachchi raahen apnaana chaahte hain
kuchh ban ke is jahaan ko dikhlaana chaahte hain
dikhlaana chaahte hain
taaqat se darega
har aadmi hamaari

[aise nahin bolte bhaiya]
[taaqat se nahin]
[pyaar se saadgi se]

duniya ko jeet legi saadgi hamaari
jo yaar ki khushi vo khushi hai hamaari

[karan mujhe bahut darr lag raha hai]
[darr mat paro, main hoon na tere saath]
[karan mujhe kabhi nahin chhodna]
[nahin paro main tumhen kabhi nahin chhodunga, kabhi nahin]

dil kehta hai mujhse
aisa bhi koi aaye
jo pyaar se ye kahke mujhko gale lagaaye

mujhko gale lagaaye
chaand main tumhaara
tu chaandani hamaari

chaand main tumhaara tu chaandani hamaari
jo yaar ki khushi vo khushi hai hamaari

badhte huye kadam ye hargiz nahin rukenge
kaatenge saath jeevan
jab yaar se milenge
jab yaar se milenge
zindagi hum uski
vo zindagi hamaari

zindagi hum uski
vo zindagi hamaari
jo yaar ki khushi
vo khushi hai hamaari

kitni hai pyaari pyaari dosti hamaari
jo yaar ki khushi
vo khushi hai hamaari

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

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

ला ला ला ला ला
ला रा ला ला ला ला ला

कितनी है प्यारी दोस्ती हमारी
जो यार की खुशी वो खुशी है हमारी

[पेपर पेपर पेपर ]
[पेपर पेपर पेपर ]

[अंधा है क्या]
[चल]

एक दिन ज़रूर हमको मेहनत का फल मिलेगा
हम कामयाब होंगे दुनिया से ग़म हटेगा
जग में अमन रहेगा
सबकी खुशी में होगी यारो खुशी हमारी
जो यार की खुशी वो खुशी है हमारी

सीधी सच्ची राहें अपनाना चाहते हैं
कुछ बन के इस जहां को दिखलाना चाहते हैं
दिखलाना चाहते हैं
ताक़त से डरेगा
हर आदमी हमारी

[ऐसे नहीं बोलते भैया]
[ताक़त से नहीं’]
[प्यार से सागी से]

दुनिया को जीत लेगी सादगी हमारी
जो यार की खुशी वो खुशी है हमारी

[करण मुझे बहुत डर लग रहा है]
[डर मत पारो मैं हूँ ना तेरे साथ]
[करण मुझे कभी नहीं छोडना]
[नहीं पारो मैं तुम्हें कभी नहीं छोदूंगा कभी नहीं’]

दिल कहता है मुझसे
ऐसा भी कोई आए
जो प्यार से ये कह के’ मुझ को गले लगाए
मुझ को गले लगाए
चाँद मैं तुम्हारा
तू चाँदनी हमारी
चाँद मैं तुम्हारा तू चाँदनी हमारी
जो यार की खुशी वो खुशी है हमारी

बढ़ते हुये कदम ये हरगिज़ नहीं रुकेंगे
काटेंगे साथ जीवन
जब यार से मिलेंगे
जब यार से मिलेंगे
ज़िंदगी हम उसकी
वो ज़िंदगी हमारी
ज़िंदगी हम उसकी
वो ज़िंदगी हमारी
जो यार की खुशी है
वो खुशी हमारी
कितनी है प्यारी प्यारी दोस्ती हमारी
जो यार की खुशी है
वो खुशी हमारी


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 :

5070 Post No. : 16991

In one of my earlier articles here, I had mentioned that the month of June is one of my most favorite months. There are several important days in this month and different anniversaries of our close ones too (including me 🙂 ).

Today 5th June is one such important day. It is the ‘World Environment Day’ today.

Here again I will repeat what I have mentioned in my post for the short song “Ye Hanste Huye Phool, Ye Mehka Hua Gulshan”  from film ‘Pyaasa’ (1957) written for ‘Environment Day – 2017’ and posted on the blog on 08.06.2017 (instead of 05.06.2017).

I am approaching today’s post in a different manner. Instead of going into the details of the environmental agencies, their history and purpose, the significant environmental issues being faced by humanity on this planet, etc. I am thinking of our Hindi films and their music. The nature is so intimately connected herein. We cannot imagine our Hindi Film Music without ‘connecting with nature.

 Well, for today I would like to make a little correction in the above lines. That year 2017 the theme of the ‘WED (World Environment Day) was ‘Connecting with Nature’ and I had tried to connect the same with the songs, lyrics and music of our Hindi movies.

This year ‘2022’ the theme of the ‘WED’ is “Only One Earth – Living Sustainably in Harmony with Nature”. So I would like to add here that I am thinking of those Hindi Films which carried a ‘message’ related to environment and our planet ‘the earth’. And since this is the blog of songs we need a song to connect this celebration today.

The movie of today ‘Aasmaan Se Gira’ (1991) has a message for all of us in its climax. Today’s song, though doesn’t exactly match the theme of today, it connects to the ‘philosophy of life’ and alerts us that ultimately our destination is ‘one’ and we have leave everything here. So let us leave everything in a good shape, better prospects, and in compassion to the humanity and nature.  Leave the ‘shad-ripus’ (kaam, krodh, lobh, moh, mad, matsar) to attain ‘moksh’. I have listened and watch this song several times and it is an enlightening song woven in comical situation in the movie. The movie also needs to be watched even though it’s a movie for children.

In today’s post I am not going into the details of this movie which I had mentioned in my earlier article with other song of this movie earlier on the blog – “Ghar Jaana Hai Mujhe, Ghar Jaana Hai“. A brief about this movie is given below.

A young prince is being trained for a time when he will grow up to become king. The lonely boy is frustrated at being kept secluded while being taught the art of statesmanship by great scholars. One day while frustrated he is crying for help ‘a strange little man’ arrives in his room.

This ‘little man’ is from another planet. His name is Trishanku. Trishanku was travelling to attend the wedding of his friend, but since the ‘rays of sorrow’ from the little prince caught him on the way he lands there to help the little prince.

The prince and Trishanku exchange views about their own worlds. Trishankhu is homesick and wishes to return back to his planet. He has his three friends from his planet who had earlier lost their way after coming to earth and then stayed back on the planet earth thereafter. Each one of the three knows the ‘part of the mantra’ that will allow Trishanku to go back to his home planet.

The two-escape trying to find ways for Trishankhu to go back. On their journey they develop a deep bonding and it is hard for Trishankhu to let go.

When Trishanku meets each of his three friends, each one gives him one part of the mantra which is presented in the form of a song and that is our song for today. It is picturised in three parts on Anil Kapoor, Sheeba, Sridevi, and Anupam Kher. The forth part of the song is picturised on Trishanku i.e. Raghuveer Yadav who is singing it at the ‘Jantar Mantar’ from where he is supposed to find his way to his planet after singing the ‘mantras’. In all the four parts of the song the little prince i.e. Master Abhishek is present in the picturisation of this song.

Finally Trishanku lands on his planet and he enters the ‘darbaar’ of his master (God of Outer Planet) i.e. ‘Baadshaah-e-Kahkashaan’ played by Amjad Khan. And, there we have the following conversation between ‘Baadshaah-e-Kahkashaan’ and Trishanku, where the master has a message for all on this ‘Planet – The Earth’.

Trishanku – takai t takai t takai t … main aa gaya ‘baadshaah-e-kahkashaan’,
                      andar aane ki ijaazat hai?

Baadshaah – aao … der lagaa di tumne, chuk gaye shaadi, yaad karte rahe sab

Trishanku – main kya karta, ve tinon itni door door thhe ek yahaan, doosra
                      wahaan , teesra jaane kahaan, badi mushqil huyi

Baadshaah – kya dekha tinon ne, pataa nahin … nahin laute… manaa kiya maine,
                       nahin maane
                       moorkh
                       bewaqoof
                       prithvi ke log
                      nahin samajhte
                      itni achchhi prithvi achaanak nahin bani… mehnat lagi.. koshish..
                      tum to thhe… yaad hain?

Trishanku –  haan yaad hain

Baadshaah – barbaad kar diya prithvi ko… tahas nahas… jung golaa barood
                         hathiyaar ladaayi … ped tod todkar nangaa kar diya prithvi ko
                         paani mein zehar … hawaa mein zehar …
                         mutthibhar log, hukumat karte karodon par
                         anaaj hain, bhookhe rehte hain laakhon… anaaj bechkar hathiyaar
                         kharidte hain
                         moorkh!  moorkh!!  moorkh!!!

Trishanku        theek kehte hain …lekin sabhi wahaan aise nahin hai …ek bachchaa hai
                            kautuk …main uski madad karna chaahtaa hoon

Baadshaah        nahin, nahin, nahin, hamaara kaanoon hai, rishta mat banana
                             prithvi ke logon ke saath… madad mat karna un murkhon ki
                             koshish ki thhi pehle kabhi, gayi bekaar… bhool jaao…bhool jaao o

 Trishanku –      theek hai prithviwaale dusht hain, lobhi hain, moorkh hain …ek doosre ka khoon choosnewaale hain, ek jhande ke pichhe aapas mein lad mar jaate hain, anaaj bechkar hathiyaar kharidte hain,  lekin sabhi aise nahin hain..kautuk jaise log bhi hai wahaan, usne yahaan aane mein meri madad ki … main bhi uski madad karna chaahta haoon…

(After this Trishanku tells Baadshaah how good and friendly Kautuk is and what consequences he may be facing after being alone now.)

Kautuk wants to play , wants to fly kite, wants to eat mango.. but Maasheela is such a cruel queen who has prohibited everything for Kautuk and he cannot even go out of his palace… saying this Trishanku breaks into tears and Baadshaah surprisingly asks him what is flowing from his eyes and why. Trishanku explains him that this is the ‘gift’ he got from the ‘people of prithvi’.

Baadshaah orders to bring Maasheela to his darbaar. And when Maasheela (Kalpana Aiyer) threatens Baadshaah of his life, the Baadshaah wants to kill her but Kautuk intervene and request Baadshaah to forgive her and he begs him for her life. 

Trishanku – dekha kitne zulm kiye hain is aurat ne is par, phir bhi ye uske praanon ki bheekh maang rahaa hai…ise kehte hain kshamaa, prem, kautuk jaise aur bhi log hain prithvi par, jab tak aise log hain hamen prithvi se naa-umeed nahin hona chahiye

(Maasheela hugs kautuk and is emotional. She asks kautuk to forgive her misdeeds. She showers her love on kautuk.)

This incident brings tears to the Baadshaah and he forgives all and with the following message…

jaao kautuk jaao… jab tak tum jaise log prithvi par rahenge …prithvi rahegi
jaao aur apne duniya ke logon ko samjhaa do…
aapsi prem khatm ho jaayega kuchh nahin bachega sab kuchh khatm ho jaayegaa

Kautuk returns to prithvi after taking a promise from Trishanku to visit him on his birthday every year.

This heart-warming film by popular TV and film director Pankaj Parashar stars a galaxy of Bollywood stars in guest appearances including Sridevi, Amjad Khan, Anil Kapoor and Anupam Kher.

Before we enjoy today’s entertaining song I just wish that may there be many such movies and may such songs which I can present for occasions like today. We need to have more movies to bring the awareness on issues of environment and pollution.

Yesterday, it was there in the news that people are throwing dead animals into canals… Many must have seen the dumping sites where every day garbage heap is dumped and which are slowly turning into big mountains …

And last but not the least … keep watching children’s movies in between … not necessary that all children’s movies are for children only. People can learn a lot from them.

Also I would like to request the film-makers that ‘meaningful movies’ on the issues around us can be made for adult audiences too and they should not limit this for the children only.

It is good to see that in recent years there have been movies coming on ‘environmental issues’ too. We will keep presenting songs from such movies in the future on the blog.

 

 

Song – Ghar Jaanam, Ghar Jaanam (Aasmaan Se Gira) (1991) Singer – Shailendra Singh, Suresh Wadkar, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Raghuveer Yadav, Master Abhishek, Lyrics – Kamlesh Pandey, MD – Louis Banks

Lyrics

Part 1

Shailendra Singh, Suresh Wadkar, Both

ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
om
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
prithvi tyaagam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
prithvi tyaagam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

lobh, krodh, mad
maaya
matsar
sar sar sar sar
tum tar tar tar

lobh, krodh, mad
maaya
matsar
sar sar sar sar
tum tar tar tar
tum sar sar sar
tum tum sar sar
sar sar tum tum
tumsar tumsar

sarvas tyaagam
ghar jaanam
sarvas tyaagam
ghar jaanam

lobh, krodh, mad
maaya
matsar
sarvas tyaagam

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

prithvi tyaagam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam


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Part 2

Suresh Wadkar, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Both

saans baansuri

sari sari dha dhadkan
dha dha dhina dha 

saans baansuri
sari sari dha dhadkan
dha dha dhin dha
dha

tirkit dhoom tirkit dhoom dha dha

tirkit dhoom tirkit dhoom dha dha

[classical notations not deciphered]

dha tir dha tir dha dha
taa tir taa tir dha dha

dha tir kit dha dha
taa tir kit dha dha

dha tir dha tir dha dha dha
dha tir dha tir dha dha dha
dha tir dha tir dha dha dha

tatvamasi dha
shoonyam tha
shoonyam poornam
ghar jaanam

tatvamasi dha
shoonyam tha
shoonyam poornam
ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

saans baansuri
tatvamasi dha
shoonyam poornam
ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam …

——————————————————————


Part 3

Anupam Kher, Suresh Wadkar, Chorus
Anupam Kher + Suresh Wadkar

ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
hmm hmm hmm

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

dhobi aaya
kapde laaya
kapde maaya aa
daag lagaaya

dhobi aaya
kapde laaya
kapde maaya aa
daag lagaaya

chintaa bikhri
dhoor pataas kar
khonch khonch kar
daag chhudaaya
dhobi aaya aa

chintaa bikhri
dhoor pataas kar
khonch khonch kar
daag chhudaaya
dhobi aaya aa

tv video
baingan aaloo
sab kuchh tyaagam
ghar jaanam

tv video
baingan aaloo
sab kuchh tyaagam
ghar jaanam

hi hi hi hi

chaadar maili
chalo utaaram
ghar jaanam

chaadar maili
chalo utaaram
ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

dhobi aaya
kapde laaya
maya utaaram
ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

————————————————————————


Part 4

Suresh Wadkar, Chorus

ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
prithvi tyaagam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om
ghar jaanam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
prithvi tyaagam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa

lobh, krodh, mad
maaya
matsar
sarvas tyaagam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
prithvi tyaagam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam

aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa

saans baansuri
tatvamasi dha
shoonyam poornam
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
prithvi tyaagam

dhobi aaya
kapde laaya
mail utaaram
ghar jaanam
om ghar jaanam
prithvi tyaagam
om ghar jaanam



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

In the (almost) 14 years of its existence, there have been many changes in the lives of those associated with atulsongaday.me.

Our Atulji has shifted base a few times in these years. If I am not wrong his daughter has qualified to be a doctor as also Nahmji’s son and Shri Arunkumar Deshmukhji’s (Guruji) grandson/s have also become doctors. Peevesie who entered the world of ASAD and was called the youngest follower turning to contributor and mouthpiece (for the blog) among her friends and family has since become a working adult and even has a life-partner as also Nahmji’s daughter. Avinashji has also shifted base a few times and also had an overseas stint in the years in between. Maheshji (Mukesh Fan is his second name) has returned to Motherland and is no longer an NRA (non-resident atulite). I know that similar changes, in life & on the work front, have happened in the lives of other Atulites too. I have myself graduated from being a full-time mother to a leisurely-paced mother.

There is a lesser-known Atulite who has contributed only one post as a guest-poster (she took over the mantle of youngest contributor). Her forte’ is that she is musically inclined as her father (a hyper-active atulite). I know that she also pens verses which are very meaningful. She had given her father this post on his birthday six years back. She was welcomed wholeheartedly by atulites who wanted more from her but her preoccupation with education and other activities may not have given her time to contribute more to the blog. But the song with that post was so meaningful, it would have been appropriate for today. She has grownup into a young adult and is stepping into a new phase of her life. Here is wishing her all the best for the future.

There is a happy event happening in the life of our Guruji too in the next few days. Wishing him lots of joy and all the best to his grandson.

“Jab Pyar Kisise Hota Hai” is a title that was first used in Hindi films in 1961 which was written and directed by Nasir Husain and had his time-tested formula of hero impersonating, heroine falling in love with the impersonator, misunderstandings creeping in due to the villain and heroine’s father, and finally the hero and heroine getting married with the blessings of all elders. The movie was littered with great songs.

The title was repeated again in 1998. This time the director was Deepak Sareen who had started his career as assistant to Yash Chopra in ‘Deewar’. He had been assistant in ‘Kabhi Kabhi’, ‘Doosra Aadmi’, ‘Silsila’, ‘Mashaal’ and ‘Faasle’ before independently directing ‘Ranbhoomi’, ‘Aaina’, ‘Gaddar’, ‘Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai’, and ‘Albela’. This romantic film had a skirt-chaser for a hero who is disliked by the girl initially. He woos her by promising to give up his errant ways, convinces both families that they are ready to marry. But the twist in the tale comes in the form of the hero’s son from a previous girlfriend who insists that he will tell-all to the fiancee if the hero doesn’t tell himself. The story comes to a happy ending with the girl and the child forgiving the hero and ‘THE END’

“Jab Pyaar Kisi Se Hota Hai” (1998) starred Twinkle Khanna, Farida Jalal, Himani Shivpuri, Namrata Shirodkar (guest appearance), Salman Khan, Anupam Kher, Johnny Lever, Saeed Jaffery, and Master Aditya Narayan. The movie had songs written by Anand Bakshi and composed by Jatin-Lalit. Today we are having the movie debuting with a song sung by Alka Yagnik and Sonu Nigam. It has the whole cast except Aditya Narayan enjoying the engagement of Salman and Twinkle.


Song-Chal pyaar karegi haan jee haan jee (Jab Pyaar Kisi Se Hota Hai)(1998) Singers-Sonu Nigam, Alka Yagnik, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Jatin Lalit
Male Chorus
Female chorus

Lyrics

o ladke deewaane
kahaan se aaya tu
dulhan ko le jaane
kahaan se aaya tu
o ladke deewaane
kahaan se aaya tu
dulhan ko le jaane
kahaan se aaya tu

chal pyar karengi
haan jee haan jee
mere saath chalengi
na jee na jee
ho chal pyaar karengi
haan jee haan jee
o mere saath chalengi
na jee na jee
arre tu haan kar
ya na kar teri marzi soniye ae
hum tujhko uthhakar le jaayenge
doli mein bithhakar le jaayenge ae ae
hum ghar mein kahin chhup jaayenge
sang tere nahin hum jaayenge

chal pyar karengi
haan jee haan jee

hoye hoye hoye
ahaa ahaa ahaa

o gore gore mukhde waali
o kaale kaale nainon waali
maan mera ehsaan ke maine haan kar di ee
tu warna kunwaari reh jaati
ye shaadi hamaari reh jaati ee ee
tu warna kunwaari reh jaati
ye shaadi hamaari reh jaati ee
chal pyaar karegi
haan jee haan jee
mere saath chalegi
na jee na jee

ho ho ho
aa aahaa aahaa aa aahaa
ho ho ho
aa aahaa aahaa aa aahaa

ja main nahin karti shaadi vaadi
mujhko pyaari hai yeh aazaadi
main toh apne baabul ke baaghon ki bulbul hoon oon
bas tujhse mujhe yeh kehna hai
pinjre mein mujhe nahin rehna hai ae ae

bas tujhse mujhe yeh kehna hai
pinjre mein mujhe nahin rehna hai

chal pyar karegi
haan jee haan jee
o mere saath chalegi
na jee na jee

oye oye oye
ahaa ahaa ahaa

aankhon se kaajal le jaayenge
zulfon ke baadal le jaayenge
arre hum aaye hain door se
yoon waapas na jayenge ae
hum apni sajaniya le jaayenge
arre hum apni dulhaniya le jaayenge ae
hum apni sajaniya le jaayenge
arre hum apni dulhaniya le jaayenge

hey chal pyar karegi
haan jee haan jee
mere saath chalegi
na jee na jee
arre tu haan kar ya na kar
teri marzi soniye ae
hum tujhko uthhakar le jaayenge
arre doli mein bithhakar le jaayenge ae ae
hum apni sajaniya le jaayenge
arre hum apni dulhaniya le jaayenge ae


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

March 7th sees Anupam Kher, the versatile actor, turn a year older. He has played characters beyond his calendar age in numerous films. He has played the archetypal villain with as much finesse as serious supporting roles. He has also tried playing characters which are comic but of course some of these have been over-the-top and mostly making faces, using odd hair-get-ups etc. would be used to create comic effect. But I think we can excuse this fine actor of these excesses as he used to balance them by doing roles as in “Daddy” (1989), Utsav (1984), Karma (1986), Rao Saheb (1985), Kaash (1987), Zevar etc.

He played Shahrukh Khan’s son-friendly father in a few movies, as also father to Salman Khan and other heroes of the 90s. But I have never been able to get over the fact that he played father to Anil Kapoor in one movie and grandfather in the next movie. Similarly, he has played friend, jija, father, grandfather etc to Rishi Kapoor. I can go on and on about the various actors with whom he played such characters. All of these just show the love this man has towards all things connected with films and movie making.

He turned producer in 2000 with “Bariwali” which was in Bengali and had his wife Kirron Kher play a lonely, sad, unfortunate, middle-aged woman. He directed ‘Om Jai Jagdish” in 2002. Additionally he has appeared in a few international television serials, and films. He has also been seen in Punjabi, Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi films.

His brother Raju Kher is an actor as also his wife and her son (his step-son) Sikandar Kher are actors.

This was a song that I posted in 2020 on Anupamji’s birthday. There are so many choices available to go with today’s post. I have zeroed in on a song where we have Rishi Kapoor playing Anupam Kher’s ‘chela’ reminding us of Joy Mukherjee and I.S Johar in “Shaagird”.

This movie “Shreemaan Aashique” (1993) was directed by Deepak Anand and produced by Shakeel Noorani. The film starred Urmila Matondkar, Rishi Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Bindu, Reema Lagoo, Mehmood, Annu Kapoor etc. Music was by Nadeem-Shravan, Sameer and Noor Kaskar (never heard this name before) were the lyricists. I recently discovered that Anupam Kher has sung a few songs in movies and today’s song is one of them. The other voice in the song is Ahmed Mirza (never heard this name too).

I apologize to all the purists in subjecting them to this song, but we shall see the positive side that this actor didn’t mind making himself a buffoon too.
Wishing Anupam Kher health and happiness


Song-Abhi to main jawaan hoon (Shreeman Aashique)(1993) Singer-Ahmed Mirza, Anupam Kher, Lyrics-Sameer, MD-Nadeem Shrawan

Lyrics

abhi to main jawaan hoon
abhi to main jawaan hoon
abhi to main jawaan hoon
abhi to main jawaan hoon
umang hai jawaan meri
tarang hai jawaan meri
umang hai jawaan meri
tarang hai jawaan meri
ajab hai daastaan meri
jawaan dilon ki shaan hoon
abhi to main jawaan hoon
abhi to main jawaan hoon
abhi to main jawaan hoon
abhi to main jawaan hoon
abhi to main jawaan hoon

abhi to tu jawaan hai
abhi to tu jawaan hai
abhi to tu jawaan hai
abhi to tu jawaan hai
jawaani ko nikhaar le
ye zulf to sanwaar le
jawaani ko nikhaar le
ye zulf to sanwaar le
zara tu seedhi chaal chal
na ladkhada
sambhal sambhal
na ladkhada
sambhal sambhal
kamar teri kamaan hai ae
kamar teri kamaan hai
abhi to tu jawaan hai
abhi to tu jawaan hai
abhi to tu jawaan hai
abhi to tu jawaan hai

payjama kurta na pahan
deewaane up to date ban
payjama kurta na pahan
deewaane up to date ban
disco mein jaakar dance kar
ab khul ke tu romance kar
ab khul ke tu romance kar
ghabraata hai naadaan hai
ghabraata hai naadaan hai
jawaani ki tu shaan hai
abhi to tu jawaan hai
abhi to tu jawaan hai
abhi to tu jawaan hai

ab doodh pee
baadaam kha
uthh ke subah jogging ko ja
ab doodh pee
baadaam kha
uthh ke subah jogging ko ja
gaalon pe hongi surkhiyaan
jaayengi saari jhurriyaan
jaayengi saari jhurriyaan
tujhmein abhi tak jaan hai
tujhmein abhi tak jaan hai
abhi to tu jawaan hai
abhi to tu jawaan hai
abhi to tu jawaan hai
abhi to tu jawaan hai
abhi to tu jawaan hai
abhi to tu jawaan hai


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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The other day, Madhuri Dixit’s birthday was celebrated on the blog and it inevitably reminded me of many of her songs. This is one song from the film ‘Ram Lakhan’ (1989), which is never out of mind, though has been out of sight for many years now. This was in 1989, and my mother and elder sister were already fans of Anil Kapoor. I was not a fan and would call him some uncharitable names, not unprintable but will not mention here. The era of seeing every Amitabh Bachchan film was over, and Subhash Ghai, the producer director of this film was a big name. He was so big that he got to name a few of his heroines, rechristen them literally. Meenakshi, Madhuri and Manisha, Mahima etc. He was fixated or superstitious about naming the heroines beginning with the letter ‘M’. I have seen very few Anil Kapoor songs appearing in the blog. Some newer songs are here, but the many films he did in his earlier period, especially of his jodi with Jackie Shroff, are not here at all. Same is the case with Madhuri Dixit.

Film magazines like Stardust and Filmfare, were still the popular medium of reading and gaining knowledge, useful as well as not so useful. I can say for sure that it has been decades, since I have seen a film magazine in any language. Even doctor’s dispensaries don’t have them. I personally don’t know anyone who buys/reads any such magazines, or if they grace the center-table in any living rooms nowadays. Quite a fall for these publications really. Absence of television has helped, so that I am not even aware of the winners of Filmfare awards these days.

The song in question is a well composed, written and sung, sort of a filmy situation ‘bhakti’ song. Madhuri Dixit is the highlight, as only she could be. Laxmikant-Pyarelal have given a dekho, a ‘retro’ of ‘Pakeeza’ soundtrack and their own ‘Sargam’ soundtrack in the interlude music. The team of Anand Bakshi & L-P were a pro at creating such situational songs. And Lata Mangeshkar was still the backbone of any L-P score, be it the films of the South or Bombay.

What is happening here is the engagement party of Madhuri Dixit, sort of, with Amrish Puri’s son. Jackie Shroff is a police officer, playing the title role of Ram and Anil Kapoor is the younger brother Lakhan. Madhuri is forced to accept this alliance by her father Anupam Kher, with no help from Anil Kapoor, who is away on training as Police Inspector. So, when Madhuri is asked to perform in front of the guests, she starts the bhajan, remonstrating with the Almighty, and complaining to Ram present in the party, directly. Another highlight of the song is the way Jackie Shroff is seen to be preening (in his fine feathers) almost, as the addressee and the brother of Lakhan.

Anyway, when it is Lata Mangeshkar, who is crooning “Ho Ram ji ee eee”, and Madhuri Dixit is on screen, performing, who can stay unmoved.

Video

Audio

Song – O Ram Ji. . . Bada Dukh Deena Tere Lakhan Ne (Ram Lakhan) (1989), Singer – Lata Mangeshkar, Lyrics – Anand Bakshi, MD – Lakshmikant Pyarelal
Anupam Kher
Chorus

Lyrics (Based on the Audio Version)

sa ga re
ga sa sa
ga re
sa ga re
ga ga re
re ma pa ni sa
sa ga ma dha pa
ni re ga ma ma ma
re ma pa
sa ga re
ri ni sa
sa sa sa sa sa aa aa

ho raam ji ee eee
badaa dukh deenaa
tere lakhan ne ea
bada dukh deenaa
tere lakhan ne ea ea
bada dukh deenaa
sudh budh bisraayi
meri neend churaayi
mera mushkil kar diya jeenaa aa
badaa dukh deenaa
tere lakhan ne ea ea
bada dukh deenaa
ho raam ji ee eeea
badaa dukh deenaa

wo deepak hai
main jyoti hoon
wo deepak hai
main jyoti hoon
wo hanstaa hai ea ea
main roti hoon
hmmm mmmm
mmmmm mmmmm
mere pyaar ki qadar
usse hogi magar
mujhe zehar padegaa peena aa aa
badaa dukh deenaa aa
bada dukh deenaa
tere lakhan ne ea
bada dukh deenaa

meri ankhiyaan
mere sapne
meri ankhiyaan an
mere sapne
le gayaa sab kuchh
saathh wo apne ea
hmmm mmmm
mmmmm mmmmm
ye jaan nigodi
jaane kaahe ko chhodi
chhaliye ne sab kuchh chheena aa aa
badaa dukh deenaa aa
bada dukh deenaa
tere lakhan ne ea
bada dukh deenaa

ga ga re sa

ra ga ma pa

ga ma pa

pa ma ga

ga saa

aaa aaaaa
aa aaaaa aaaaa
sun kar meri raam duhaayi
ho oo ooo
sun kar meri raam duhaayi
dekho wo
aayaa harjaayi
aaa aaa aaaa
aaaaa aaaaa
nirmohi ye kaisa
jo main jaanti aisa aa
to main karti pyaar kabhi naa
badaa dukh deenaa
tere lakhan ne ea
bada dukh deenaa aa
badaa dukh deenaa

arrey kis lakhan ki baat karti ho tum

lakhan ne lakhan ne
mere lakhan ne
hmmm mmmm
mmmmm mmmmm
sajan ne sajan ne
mere sajan ne
hmmm mmmm
mmmmm mmmmm
sajno ke sajan ne
mere lakhan ne
hmmm mmmm
mmmmm mmmmm
hmmm mmmm
mmmmm mmmmm
aaaa aaaaaa
aaaaaa aaaaaa
lakhan ne lakhan ne
aaaaa aaaaaa
lakhan ne lakhan ne
aaaaa aaaaaa
lakhan ne lakhan ne
aaaaaa aaaaaa
lakhan ne lakhan ne
aaaaaaa aaaaa
aaaaaaaa


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

At the outset I must admit that I am a little confused as I write this post. The person/ celebrity/ actress/ star for whose birthday this is, has aged gracefully and looks fabulous even now. But I am confused about her year of birth. When I wrote this post Phir Bhor Bhayee Jaaga Madhuban in 2018 I found information on various sites on the internet by which I had mentioned that she was turning 64. Over the last few weeks I am finding information by which she would be 74 this year. Can a person age 10 years in two years?

Let me explain. In the past few weeks, during this lockdown, one of the satellite channels, showed an old episode of one their dance reality shows where Bindu and Aruna Irani were guests of honour (found out today that they are cousins). This must have been one of the episodes which was originally telecast in the last two years. And I told my husband (bless him for enduring all these re-runs with me) that Bindu turns 69 this year and Aruna Irani is a few years younger and how well she has looked after herself and maintained herself. Then as I was googling to confirm the dates of birth of the two, I was surprised to see that the year of birth is given as 1946. Anyways there is a saying “not to ask a lady her age and a man his wage.” So, let us just wish our dear Aruna Irani a very Happy and healthy life.

She has had along wait before she could settle in life with a man who loved her. She made her debut in movies at a young age of 8 or 9 playing the young Azra in “Gunga Jamuna”. She had to give up on schooling so that she could help support the family which had financial problems and could not educate all eight children. I find that this is the story of many actors of that time. Her father was an Irani and mother a Hindu. Her brothers Indra Kumar (who made the Aamir Khan Madhuri Dixit starrer DIL), Adi Irani (plays mainly character roles in movies and television), Firoz Irani (also an actor. producer, writer, director) are all well settled in the entertainment industry and she has had a major hand in setting them up.

She claims that she was a bad dancer who learnt dancing on-the-job. We have seen her comic side in movies where she had paired with Mehmood in the 70s and later in movies where she was with Asrani and Kadar Khan. She was the topmost actress in Gujarati movies even as she played supporting characters in Hindi, Marathi, Kannada etc. I remember seeing her in the Tamil remake of “Deewar” essaying the same mujra as she had done in Hindi- the song “koi mar jaaye kisi pe yeh kahan dekha hai”. She has produced and directed a few serials and acted in them too.
Today, for her birthday we will be seeing her as a not-so-young bua to Karisma Kapoor and Pooja Batra who are elated that she has finally found someone and likes him enough to think of marrying him. The song is at the engagement of the bua with Pooja’s fiance’s (Sanjay Dutt) uncle/ chachaji Rai Bahadur (Govinda). This movie has the two heroes trying to woo the heroines only Govinda has to double up as chacha and bhatija. In the process, before the niece the bua gets wooed.

The song is from David Dhawan directed “Haseena Maan Jaayegi” (1999) which had Anupam Kher playing the father of the girls, Kadar Khan played father of the boys. A part of the movie is inspired by “Pyaar Kiye Jaa” and we have Govinda donning a grey wig and beard and playing his own chacha. Paresh Rawal, Ashish Vidyarthi adding spice to this all round comedy.

The song is in the voices of Sonu Nigam, Kavita Krishnamurthy and Ravi Shankar (hearing this name for the first time). Anu Malik is the music director and Sameer the lyrics in-charge.

Audio

Video

Song-Dulha bhi laajawaab hai dulhan bhi laajawaab (Haseena Maan Jaayegi)(1999) Singers-Sonu Nigam, Kavita Krisnamurthy, Ravishankar, Lyrics-Sameer, MD-Anu Malik

Lyrics

aaaaa aaaaaa
aaaaa oooooo

rab ne bhi khoob jodi haye
rab ne bhi khoob jodi banaayi hai janaab
dulha bhi laajawaab hai
dulhan bhi laajawaab
rab ne bhi khoob jodi banaayi hai janaab
rab ne bhi khoob jodi banaayi hai janaab
dulha bhi laajawaab hai
dulhan bhi laajawaab
dulha bhi lajawaab hai
dulhan bhi lajawaab

ni sa sa re sa sa
ga sa sa re sa sa
ni sa sa re sa sa
ga sa sa re sa sa
pa pa pa ma ma ma
ga ga ga re re
ma ma ma
ga ga ga re re re sa

dulha hai laal peda
dulhan hai rasmalai
dulhe ne aise dekha
dulhan ko sharm aayi

besharm choodiyon se
aati hai ye sadayein
na der kar o dulhe
jaldi se tham baahein

dulha jo chale tan ke
dulhan ki choodi khanke
dono ka milan hoga
lagta hai aaj jam ke
dulhan chunar ke peeche
sharmaake chupti jaaye
dulhe ki nazar se woh
lagta hai bachhti jaaye
ho oo
honthon pe halka halka
honthon pe halka halka
aane laga hai jaam
dulha bhi lajawaab hai
dulhan bhi lajawaab

dulha bhi lajawaab hai
dulhan bhi lajawaab

baaghon mein bhi na hoga
koi gulaab aisa
dulhe pe aaj dekho
aaya shabab kaisa

foote hai dil me laddu
armaan machal rahe
pyaasi jawaaniya hai
tan man pighal rahe hai

haaaaaan haaaaaye ae ae ae
haw haw haw haw
haw haw hawww
kaisa hai haal mera
yaaron mai kya bataaoo
maare khushi ke dekho
paagal na main ho jaaoon
kaajal se rang kaala
jaa ke zara churaalo
logo buri nazar se
mujhko zara bachha lo

hooo
poori huyi tamanna aaaa hoo
poori hui tamanna
sach ho gaye hai khwaab
dulha bhi lajawaab hai
dulhan bhi lajawaab

dulha bhi lajawaab hai
dulhan bhi lajawaab

rab ne bhi khoob jodi banayi hai janaab
rab ne bhi khoob jodi banayi hai janaab
dulha bhi lajawaab hai
dulhan bhi lajawaab
dulha bhi lajawaab hai
dulhan bhi lajawaab

dulha bhi lajawaab hai
dulhan bhi lajawaab
dulha bhi lajawaab hai
dulhan bhi lajawaab

aaaa aaaaaaaa
aaaaaaaa aaaaaa
aaaaaaaa


This article is written by Peevesie’s mom, a fellow enthusaist 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

i am just unable too stay away from the blog.

7th March is the 65th birthday of a highly versatile actor who goes by the name Anupam Kher. His journey in Bollywood began with a movie, where as a 28-year-old, he portrayed the character of a 65 year old senior whose son dies in the US and the senior has to struggle his way through corrupt excise officers to get the mortal remains of his son released from cargo. Anupam was excellent in that role and he won all awards possible in that year. But what followed this success was- he was stuck portraying characters much older than his calendar age- Madhuri Dixit’s father in Tezaab, Anil Kapoor (who is a year younger to Anupam) had Anupam playing his grandfather in Vijay (1988). As if playing Anil Kapoor’s grandfather was not enough his character was father to Hema Malini and Raj Babbar, father in law to Rajesh Khanna and Moushmi; and finally even Rishi Kapoor’s grandfather. The only other actor (in my knowledge) who has played older character with elan is Sanjeev Kumar.

He is a two-time winner of the special jury award at the National Film Awards, eight-time Filmfare Award winner of which five-times were as Best Comedian. He is also a Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan winner.

It is difficult to pin-point which is my favourite Anupam Kher character from all of his (close to) 500 movies. But his role of an alcoholic singer, trying to cope with the demons in his mind and his relationship with his daughter, in the 1989 Mahesh Bhatt directed “Daddy”, is what i would like to present a song from, today on his 65th birthday. The movie was released on Doordarshan and i don’t think it had a theatrical release.(That was the time when many low-budget films were being premiered on television.) It had Pooja Bhatt making her debut with Soni Razdan, Neena Gupta, Sulbha Arya, Suhas Joshi, Raj Zutshi, Manohar Singh, Satish Kaushik, Akash Khurana as others in the cast. “Daddy” was said to be director Mahesh Bhatt’s window to his own life. This is one of the movies where Anupam Kher was the protagonist, another movie that I recall was also a film that released on television “Zevar”, which was produced and directed by Basu Chatterjee where Anupam Kher got to play a character of his (then calendar) age.

Today’s song is written by Suraj Sanim and Rajesh Roshan is the music director. Talat Aziz is the playback singer.

Audio

Video

Song-Aaina mujhse meri pehli si soorat maange (Daddy)(1989) Singer-Talaz Aziz, Lyrics-Suraj Sanim, MD-Rajesh Roshan

Lyrics

aaina mujhse meri pehli si soorat maange
aaina mujhse meri pehli si soorat maange
aaina mujhse meri pehli si soorat maange
mere apne mere hone ki nishaani maange
aaina mujhse meri pehli si soorat maange

main bhatkta hi raha dard ke veeraane mein
waqt likhta raha chehre pe har pal ka hisaab
meri shohrat meri deewangi ki nazar huyi
pi gayi mai ki botal mere geeton ke kitaab
aaj lauta hoon toh hansne ki ada bhool gaya aa
yeh shehar bhoola mujhe
main bhi isey bhool gaya
mere apne mere hone ki nishaani maangen
aaina mujhse meri pehli si soorat maange

mera phan phir mujhe baazaar mein le aaya hai
yeh woh jaa hai ke jahaan mehr o wafaa bikte hain
baap bikte hai aur lafze jigar bikte hai
kokh bikti hai dil bikte hain sar bikte hain
iss badalti huyi duniya ka khuda koi nahin
saste daamon mein har roz khuda bikte hain
bikte hain
bikte hain
mere apne mere hone ke nishaani maangen
aaina mujhse meri pehli si soorat maange

har khareedaar ko baazar mein bikta paaya
hum kya paayenge kisine yahaan kya paaya
mere ehsaas mere phool kahin aur chalen
bol pooja meri bachchi kahin aur chalen
aur chalen
aur chalen


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Films are regarded as director’s medium. He is like a captain of the ship. It is the director’s responsibility to make his film successful – critically as well as financially.

A film director may have directed many successful films but he will generally be known by his one classic cult film. For instance, when we talk about PC Barua, ‘Devdas’ (1935) comes to our mind first though he had directed other successful films like ‘Mukti’ (1937) and ‘Jawaab’ (1942).  In case of Mehboob Khan, it is ‘Mother India’ (1957) though he had directed many successful films in the 1940s. K Asif and ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ (1960), Guru Dutt and ‘Pyaasa’, (1957) and Kamal Amrohi and ‘Pakeezah’ (1972) are inseparable. In the international arena, Raj Kapoor is known more for his film, ‘Aawaara’ (1951) than other equally successful films. This is not an exhaustive list.

But there is one film director who is known by his flop film in the genre of satirical comedy. The film is ‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron’ (1983) and the director is Kundan Shah. In an interview held sometime in 2012 on the occasion of the re-release of the film in digitised version, he had said he considered this film as his failed project though it has attained a cult status.

Remembering Kundan Shah today, October 7th on his 2nd Remembrance Day who excelled in projecting the serious social issues in soft comedies through films and TV serials. I became aware of him with his very first film which I had watched on TV much before he became well known by his TV serials.

I found it very difficult to get the information on Kundan Shah’s early life before he ventured into films and TV serials. A book, ‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron – Seriously Funny Since 1983’ (2010) written by Jai Ajay Singh was supposed to have some information about his early life. But the book has remained out of stock for some time. However, a preview of some pages of the book was available online which gave me some information about the early life of Kundan Shah.

Born in a Gujarati family, Kundan Shah spent his childhood in Aden (now in Yemen) and did his schooling there until the age of 13 when his family shifted to Mumbai. He completed his schooling and thereafter his graduation in commerce. He worked for a publishing house for about 4 years before enrolling himself in the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in 1973 for direction. It is at FTII, he found interest in the genre of comedy during the second year of the course.

As a project in FTII, he made a 25-minute diploma film titled ‘Bonga’ (Siren) which the students of direction have to make in the final year. The film was a farcical comedy involving a gang of five people attempting a bank robbery. The cast included FTII students like Satish Shah, Rakesh Bedi, Suresh Oberoi, Om Puri etc. There were no dialogue in the film except each one of the gang of five yelling ‘bonga’. Bhaskar Chandavarkar, an instructor in FTII at that time (who was also a music director) composed the background music. The film was critically acclaimed by his fellow students in FTII. His seniors in FTII like Naseeruddin Shah and Saeed Akhtar Mirza were surprised as to how this serious looking man could have made a graceful comedy film out of the nonsensical ideas.

After completion of his diploma in FTII in 1976, Kundan Shah struggled for a couple of years to find the opening in the film industry. He formed a commune of some of his fellow FTII diploma holders and produce short documentary films. However, in this work, Kundan Shah ran into financial problems. Almost all of his colleagues had already been disillusioned with their career and left for their respective places. Kundan Shah also moved to England with his family and worked there to make enough money to pay off his debt.

Kundan Shah returned to India after about 18 months. He got an attractive offer from the maker of ‘Gandhi’ (1981) to work as Assistant Director for six months at a monthly salary of Rs.10,000/-. The offer was very tempting. He consulted his colleague, Saeed Akhtar Mirza who dissuaded him from accepting the offer as he would mostly be doing the work of crowd controlling during the outdoor shooting. Instead, Saeed Mirza coxed him to write a script and make the film himself. In the meanwhile, Kundan Shah worked as Assistant Director in  Saeed Akhtar Mirza’s ‘Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Aata Hai’ (1980) and Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s ‘Sazaa-e-Maut (1981). These association also put pressure on him to direct a film as his FTII fellow students, Saeed Mirza and Vidhu Vinod Chopra had already made films. It is at this point of time, Kundan Shah decided to make a feature film which resulted in making his first film ‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron’ (1983).

As I came to know from the video clips of interviews of Kundan Shah, Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Sudhir Misra and others, it was a long struggle for completing the film and releasing it. Kundan Shah wrote the story and script based on the experiences of two of his fellow FTII students who after failing to get any assignment from the film industry, decided to open a photo studio and undertake fashion and industrial photography. Their bad experiences in the venture became the main theme of the story coupled with Kundan Shah’s personal experiences in dealing with a rationing office in Mumbai for the release of cement quota for repairs to drainage system in his building where he was the Secretary.

When the script was ready, no producer/financier was willing  to invest in the film based on his script. Some financiers termed the script as idiotic. As a last resort, Kundan Shah approached National Film Development Corporation (NDFC) to take a loan for producing the film himself. The total cost film production was expected to be around Rs. 7 lakhs and NDFC would grant the loan only up to 75% of the cost after their Script Committee approved the script. However, Kundan Shah got a pleasant surprise when NDFC not only approved his script but also offered to produce the film under its banner as they thought that the script was an effective commentary on the situations prevailing in the country. So financial side of the problem got sorted out.

Next was the selection of actors and the crew for the film. With a budget of only Rs.7 lakhs, engaging the established actors even for the main roles was out of question. Kundan Shah relied on his FTII colleagues and the actors/ crews from IPTA/National School of Drama. The actors included Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Satish Shah, Satish Kaushik, Om Puri, Pankaj Kapoor, Bhakti Bharve, Neena Gupta, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Deepak Qazir, Rajesh Puri, Ashok Banthia and Jaspal Sandhu. Some of the actors also worked behind the camera. For instance, Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Deepak Qazir were the Production Controllers. Satish Kaushik was one of the dialogue writers. Renu Saluja was the editor for the film beside the assistant director.

Naseeruddin Shah had revealed in an interview that during the making of the film, he was feeling uneasy with the script as he felt that all he was doing appeared to him to be nonsensical. He had arguments with Kundan Shah on several occasions but at the end it was Kundan Shah whose writ prevailed. Even after the completion of the film, Naseeruddin Shah was pessimistic about the success of the film.

The film was released in a few theatres in Mumbai in and some other cities in August 1983. The film received a lukewarm response from the audience. The film was withdrawn after a week in Mumbai and ran in a few theatres only for morning shows. In Delhi, the film ran for 37 weeks in a single theatre for morning show only. The film was also shown on then newly set up DD Metro Channel on the week-ends for a month or so. Gul Anand, the producer of some off-beat comedy films like ‘Khatta Meetha’ (1978) and ‘Chashme-e-Buddoor’ (1981) after watching the film had said to Kundan Shah that if he had not seen the film and only read the script , he would have thrown it out of his window. This shows how Kundan Shah made an interesting film out of the nonsensical script. The lukewarm response for the film was a setback for Kundan Shah. He did not venture into directing any film for the next 10 years.

After about 30 years, ‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron’ (1983) was digitally restored and was re-released in November 2012 in multiplexes in Mumbai and in some major cities by which time, the film had already attained a cult status.

In the meanwhile, television was becoming a mass media with a pan India reach. In 1984, Doordarshan permitted the sponsored TV serials produced outside Doordarshan on its National Channel. Kundan Shah and many other persons associated with film industry took this as an opportunity and started their association with the producers of TV Serials. Kundan Shah made his debut on Television by directing some episodes of ‘Ye Jo Hai Zindagi’ (1984). It ran on Doordarshan with 67 episodes some of which were directed by Manjul Sinha and Raman Kumar. Actors were drawn from FTII and theatres. The serial had a phenomenal run which rediscovered Kundan Shah as a master of directing situational comedy.

With the runaway success of ‘Ye Jo Hai Zindagi’, Kundan Shah became the partner in Iskra Films, a TV serial producing company started by Saeed Akhtar Mirza and Aziz Mirza. ‘Nukkad’ (1986) was its first production.  The other successful TV Serials in which Kundan Shah was associated with were ‘Wagle Ki Duniya’ (1988) and ‘Circus’ (1989).

After a gap of more than 10 years, Kundan Shah decided to make a film on the script he wrote in the genre of romantic comedy. The film’s original title ‘Albela’ had to be changed to ‘Kabhi Haan Kabhi Na’ (1994) as this title was already registered by someone with Film Producers Associations like IMPPA. As usual for Kundan Shah, the film was delayed for a variety of reasons. The original lead actors, Amir Khan and Juhi Chawla withdrew from the film due to delay in finding a producer/financier. Shahrukh Khan, who was originally taken for the role which eventually went to Deepak Tijori, was promoted as a lead actor with Suchitra Krishnamoorthy.

After completion, the film remained in the cans for nearly 18 months as no distributor was willing to release the film probably due to the hero turning out to be loser in the end. This was the status of this film despite the fact that by this time, Shahrukh Khan was already on his path to become a super star due to box office successes of his films like ‘Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman’ (1992), ‘Deewana’ (1992), ‘Darr’ (1993) and ‘Baazigar’ (1993). Finally, Shahrukh Khan in partnership with one of his friends from the film industry released the film in February 1994. Though the film was regarded as an average success after the release, over a period of time, the film has earned more than 5 times its cost and it has also attained a cult status for Kundan Shah.

It was another six years after ‘Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa’ (1994) that Kundan Shah took ‘Kya Kehna’(2000) for direction which was Preity Zinta’s debut film. This was Kundan Shah’s first mainstream film which was devoid of any comedy. On the contrary, Kundan Shah tackled a serious issue of pre-marital pregnancy with sensitivity. As usual for Kundan Shah, this film was also delayed in getting released. Once it got released, it was  the pleasant surprise to all concerned with the film that it was a box office hit.

The next in lines of films which Kundan Shah directed were ‘Hum To Mohabbat Karega’ (2000), ‘Dil Hai Tumhara’ (2002) and  ‘Ek Se Badkar Ek’ (2004). All the three films flopped at the box office making him to take a virtual retirement from the mainstream films. He returned to his foray of making films with off-beat themes in ‘Teen Behanen’ (2005), based on a real-life story of three sisters who committed suicide because their father could not afford to pay dowry. The film remained unreleased till date.  His last film was a political satire, ‘P Se PM Tak’ (2015) which was a disaster at the box office.

Kundan Shah died in sleep of heart attack on October 7, 2017 at his residence. One of the emotional tributes on his death was that of Shahrukh Khan whom he compared like his mother. He said ‘I was 25 when I came to Mumbai. I have stayed in Kundan’s house and I have been fed by his family and taken care of by them’. Shahrukh Khan had worked in a few episodes of Kundan Shah’s TV Serials, ‘Wagle Ki Duniya (1988) and as a lead actor in ‘Circus’ (1989). His close friends who had been regular visitors to his office said that Kundan Shah’s office cupboard was full of film scripts in various stages. Sadly, there were no takers for these scripts to turn them into films.

As a tribute to Kundan Shah on the occasion of his 2nd Remembrance Day, I am presenting a song from ‘Kya Kehna’ (2000) which was directed by him. The song is ‘Ae Dil Laaya Hai Bahaar, Apnon Ka Pyaar, Kya Kehna’. The song is rendered by Hariharan and Kavita Krishnamurthy on the words of Majrooh Sultanpuri which was set to music by Rajesh Roshan. The song has two versions – happy and sad, the latter version being also a inspirational song.

Hariharan lip syncs for Anupam Kher, Chandrachud Singh and Mamik Singh while Kavita Krishnamurthy lip syncs for Farida Jalal, Preity Zinta and Nivedita Bhattacharya (in sad version). On the sound track, some lines of the song have been rendered as duet, but in the film, it is for all the actors present in some scenes.

The tune of the song is a straight lift from Oh Carol, I am but a fool, darling I love you, though you treat me cruel, sung by pop singer, song writer and composer, Neil Sedaka in  1957.

Happy Version

Sad Version

Song – Ae Dil Laaya Hai Bahaar, Apno Ka Pyaar, Kya Kehna  (Kya kehna) (2000) Singer – Hariharan, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Lyrics – Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD – Rajesh Roshan
Harirahan + Kavita Krishnamurthy

Lyrics

Happy Version

oh……..o
ho o o o o
o o o o o
o o o o

ae dil
laaya hai bahaar
apnon ka pyaar
kya kehna
milen hum
chhalak utha
khushi ka khumaar
kya kehna
khile khile chehron se aaj
ghar hai mera
gul-e-gulzaar
kya kehna…aa
khile khile chehron se aaj
ghar hai mera
gul-e-gulzaar
kya kehna
ae dil
laaya hai bahaar
apnon ka pyaar
kya kehna
milen hum
chhalak utha
khushi ka khumaar
kya kehna
 
hum tum yun hi milte rahein
mehfil yoon hi sajti rahe
bas pyaar ki yehi ek dhun
har subah-o-shaam bajti rahe
gale mein mehekte rahein
pyaar bhari
baahon ka haar
kya kehna…aa
khile khile chehron se aaj
ghar hai mera
gul-e-gulzaar
kya kehna
 
oh……..o
ho o o o o
o o o o o
o o o o
ae dil
laaya hai bahaar
apnon ka pyaar
kya kehna
milen hum
chhalak utha
khushi ka khumaar
kya kehna
khile khile chehron se aaj
ghar hai mera
gul-e-gulzaar
kya kehna…aa
khile khile chehron se aaj
ghar hai mera
gul-e-gulzaar
kya kehna
 
Sad Version
 
dil ka koi tukda kabhi
dil se juda hota nahi
apna koi jaisa bhi ho
apna hai wo duja nahi
yahi hai wo milan hai jo
sachmuch hai
dil ka qaraar
kya kehna
khile khile chehron se aaj
ghar hai mera
gul-e-gulzaar
kya kehna
ae dil
laaya hai bahaar
apnon ka pyaar
kya kehna
milen hum
chhalak utha
khushi ka khumaar
kya kehna
 
kuchh apne hi tak yoon nahi
ye hai sawaal sab ke liye
jeena hai to jag mein jiyo
ban ke misaal sab ke liye
dekho kaisa mehak raha
pyaar bhari
baahon ka haar
kya kehna…aa
khile khile chehron se aaj
ghar hai mera
gul-e-gulzaar
kya kehna
ae dil
laaya hai bahaar
apnon ka pyaar
kya kehna
milein hum
chhalak utha
khushi ka khumaar
kya kehna
 
jo ho gaya so ho gaya
logon se tu darna nahi
saathi tere hain aur bhi
duniya mein tu tanha nahi
saamna karenge mil ke
chaahe dus ho
chaahe hazaar
kya kehna..aa
khile khile chehron se aaj
jag hai mera
gul-e-gulzaar
kya kehna

oh……..o
ho o o o o
o o o o o
o o o o
ae dil
laaya hai bahaar
apnon ka pyaar
kya kehna
milen hum
chhalak utha
khushi ka khumaar
kya kehna
khile khile chehron se aaj
ghar hai mera
gul-e-gulzaar
kya kehna
khile khile chehron se aaj
ghar hai mera
gul-e-gulzaar
kya kehna


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“Ghar Mein Ram Gali Mein Shyam”(1987) was produced by Jairam Gulabani and directed by Subhash Sonik for Babu Films, Bombay. This movie had
Govinda, Neelam Kothari, Anupam Kher,Khushboo,Beena aka Beena Bannerjee, Rita Bhaduri, Johny Lever, Nivedita Saraf aka Nivedita Joshi, Satish Shah, Kirty Kumar(Govinda`s Elder Brother in real life), Shakeela Bano, Buta Singh, Mahinder, Pramod Phatak, Ravinder Singh Grover, Beeta, Ram Dhani etc in it.

The movie had five songs in it and they were sung by fve singers.

Today (2 september 2019) is Ganesh Chaturthi. On this occasion here is Lord Ganesh related song from “Ghar Mein Ram Gali Mein Shyam”(1987). This song is sung by Suresh Wadkar and chorus. Anjaan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Amar Utpal.

The song is lip synced by Anupam Kher, with Rita Bhaduri, Neelam, Govinda and many other also visible in the picturisation of this devotional song.

Lyrics of this song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

With this song, “Ghar Mein Ram Gali Mein Shyam”(1987) makes its debut in the blog.

I take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Happy Ganesh Chaturthi.

Video links: (Partial)

Audio link (Longer)

Song-Ganpati Bappa morya khoob tera sansaar hai (Ghar Mein Raam Gali Mein Shyam)(1987) Singer-Suresh Wadkar, Lyrics-Anjaan, MD-Amar Utpal
Chorus

Lyrics(Based on audio link)(Provided by Prakashchandra)

ganpati bappaa
moryaa

ooo ho oo hooo ooo
ooooo ho ho ho ho
hooo ho oo hooo
ooo ho oo hooo ooo
ooooo ho
hooo ho oo hooo ho
ho ganapati bappa moreya
mangalmoorti morya
o mangalmoorti moreyaa
mangaldarshan saarkaa
hho ganapati bappa morya
mangalmoorti morya

ganpati bappa morya
khoob tera sansaar hai
ganpati bappa moryaa
khoob tera sansaar hai

paap hai atyaachar hai
dayaa dharam na pyaar hai ae
sachchaai ki haar hai
jhooth ki jai jaikaar hai
sachchaai ki haar hai
jhooth ki jai jaikaar hai

ganpati bappa moryaa
khoob tera sansaar hai
ganpati bappa moryaa
khoob tera sansaar hai

dhokha dein jo auron ko yahaan
haan jee auron ko yahaan…aaan
poojey unnko poojey rey kyun saari duniyaa..aa
saarey jogi dhongee ho gaye
haan haan dhongee ho gaye
saare gyaani dhyaani jaane kahaan kho gaye
pyaar banaa vyaapaar hai
duraachaar vyabhichaar hai
zulmon ki bharmaar hai ae
ganpati bappa morya
khoob tera sansaar hai
ganpati bappa moryaa
khoob tera sansar hai

karm hai eeshwar
karm hi poojaa…aaa
karm hai eeshwar
karm hi poojaa
karm se badh ke
dharm na doojaa
jeenaa kya hai ae
bas wohi jaaney
jo jeevan se ae
haar na maaney
sundar ye sansaar hai
karm ki shakti apaar hai
kyun praani laachar hai..ae
ganpati bappa morya
khoob tera sansaar hai
ganpati bappa moryaa
khoob tera sansaar hai

agyaani hain jitne devaa
unn ko gyaan de
devaa unn ko gyaan de ae
riddhi siddhi
aur sukh sampati ka
ham ko daan de ae
agyaani hain jitne e devaa…aaaa…aaaa
ho o o o o
agyaani hain jitne devaa unn ko gyaan de
riddhi siddhi aur sukh sampati ka hamko daan de
tera bharaa bhandaar hai
tu sabka aadhaar hai
jag ka paalanhaar hai ae
ganpati bappa moryaa
khoob tera sansaar hai
ganpati bappa moryaa
khoob tera sansaar hai

paap hai athyaachar hai
dayaa dharam na pyaar hai ae
sachchaai ki haar hai
jhooth ki jai jaikaar hai
sachchaai ki haar hai
jhooth ki jai jaikaar hai

ganpati bappa moryaa
khoob tera sansaar hai
ganpati bappa moryaa
khoob tera sansaar hai
hho ganpati bappa moreyaa
mangalmoorthi moryaa
hho mangalmoorthi moreyaa
mangaldarshan saarkaa
(ho o o o o)
ho ganpati bappa moryaa(ho o o o o)
mangalmoorti moryaa (ho o o o o)
ho mangalmoorti moryaa(ho o o o o)
mangaldarshan saarkaa (ho o o o o)
ho ganpati bappa moryaa (ho o o o o)
mangalmoorti moryaa
(ho o o o o)


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.

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How do I begin this post? I am at a loss. I have so many things running in my head. Should I say Sunday 25th March 2018, was a bad day or sad day. But it was definitely a day which began sadly for me. I normally begin my Sundays an hour later than working days, but this Sunday was different. The constant buzzing of my mobile due to incoming messages disturbed me. And one of the message was from my son, who was travelling, and had not slept in the bus. He was seeing the internet site of a news channel which carried the shocking news that the darling of the audiences SRIDEVI had passed away in Dubai of a CARDIAC Arrest. That jolted me and my first reaction was to google for confirmation. And sure enough the news had broken on the internet a few minutes back. The first person to break the news to Atulites was Satyajitji from DOWN Under. And the reactions followed through the day- here there everywhere.

There were messages being posted and reposted and forwarded among the various WhatsApp- groups all trying to find a reason for the sudden death of a supposedly perfectly healthy human being. The mystery still continues. But we have lost a “Khwaabon Ki Shehzaadi”, a style icon, an inspiration for numerous aspiring actors. A person who was passionate about her work. She was comfortable doing an Indian classical dance as well as out-of-tune Bollywood-style numbers the equivalent of which in South Indian movies are called Dappang-Kootu; though Dappang-Kootu is largely folk dance based and Sridevi was good in all of it.

On the day the news broke all the news channels spoke of her work in Tamil as well as Hindi movie and mentioned in the passing about her having worked in Malayalam, Kannada and Telugu as well. Having started at the very young age of 4 or 5 she has acted opposite all the giants of the Indian film industry of the period starting with Sivaji Ganesan and Gemini Ganesan in her first movie “Kandan Karunai” as child star in Tamil; followed by “Maa Naana Nirdoshi” in Telugu, “Kumara Sambhavam” in Malayalam, and “Apna Desh” in Hindi as Rajesh Khanna’s niece- cannot forget “Rona kabhi nahin rona chahe toot jaaye koi khilona” although her fist outing as child star in Hindi was “Rani Mera Naam” in 1972. I have also seen her in the Tamil version of “Apna Desh” “Nam Naadu” as niece to MGR. Just before she began performing adult roles we saw her as sister to Lakshmi in “Julie” in the iconic song “My heart is beating”, she was just 11 then.

From the age of 13 she graduated to doing adult roles and Kamal Haasan and Rajnikanth were her first co-actors. There was time when she was a heroine to many actors of the South Indian film industry in whose films she had acted as a child.

Her debut in Hindi was in the not-so-successful “Solva Sawan” in 1979 opposite Amol Palekar; she had also starred in the Tamil original and the Telugu remake. But after her second attempt in Hindi movies in the Jeetendra starrer “Himmatwala” in 1983. I distinctly remember that year I had been to Hyderabad to my mama’s place and there were these huge posters everywhere of this beautiful heroine amid rows of “colourful pots” in what turned out to be a song which is still popular “nainon mein sapna, sapno mein sajna, sajna pe dil aagaya”. That was also the time when Jaya Prada had made her debut in Hindi movies through “Sargam”. And the teenager that I was then, decided Sridevi was a threat to Jaya Prada, and refused to see that movie. I think the first Sridevi movie I saw of my own choice was “Inquilaab” because Amitabh Bachchan was her co-star. And then I was floored by her. Subsequently I have many of her movies and was particularly fond of her pairing with Jeetendra and Amitabh Bachchan though that was only in three movies, she was the FEMALE SUPERSTAR of her times. She also paired successfully with Anil Kapoor and Mithun Chakravarty.

28-2-2018
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I have been writing this for the last two days and still the reality has not sunk-in. I am still thinking of the day when the news broke. In the meantime, there has been news that our shehzaadi died due to “accidental drowning” but whatever be the reason she is lost to us and her numerous fans. But the people who will miss her the most will be her two young daughters and husband, immediate family and friends. They have undergone great mental stress this last few days, the time that it took them to get her mortal remains from Dubai. My thoughts are with them. They say the cremation will finally happen today. May our darling Sridevi find eternal peace.

Over the last two days, as I was talking of a star/ an actor I loved, I told my mom-in-law about all the Sridevi- Jaya Prada movies of the 80s where Sri always played a stronger character and Jaya had all the crying to do. My sister was thinking of all the famous songs of the Jeetendra- Sridevi- Jaya Prada movies which could not have been done by anyone else. Everyone must have had a song of that time which they loved but will never admit as those were songs with seemingly no-sense. But they all were successful.

A thought just went through my mind. The day the news came on TV some channels showed a scene from one of her first movies as a child. It had baby Sridevi “crying unconsolably running a short distance and collapsing on to her Knee and still crying.” Her last released movie “Mom” (2017) has her running similarly, crying uncontrolled and dropping on to her knee. Uncanny I must say!!

The song with this post is from “Lamhe”. I had originally intended that the song should accompany a post on the graceful Waheeda Rehman, but I am presenting it here on this sad occasion. There is an incident behind the shoot of this song which Yash Chopra has related. The shoot was scheduled in London in 1991. That was the time her father passed away. She left the shoot midway to be with her family during the time of grief. The schedule was that this song was to be shot and upon her return Yash Chopra offered to change the schedule or cancel it altogether. But such was Sri’s passion to her work that she was ready to do what the director asked for. Anupam Kher her co-actor in the movie adds that in between shots she used to be drowned in grief but there used to be no trace of that emotion once she was infront of the camera. She was a darling of the camera too.

Rest in Peace Dear—Om Shanti, Shanti Shanti.


Song-Pyaar hua iqraar hua hai parody song(Lamhe)(1991) Singers-Sudesh Bhonsle, Pamela Chopra, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Shiv Hari
Sudesh Bhonsle + Pamela Chopra
Pamela Chopra + Unknown female voice
All

Lyrics

pyaar hua ikraar hua hai
pyaar se phir kyun darta hai dil
pyaar hua ikraar hua hai
pyaar se phir kyun darta hai dil
kahta hai dil rasta mushqil
maaloom nahin hai kaha manzil

pyaar hua ikraar hua hai
pyar se phir kyon darta hai dil

tadbeer se bigdi hui
taqdeer bana le
taqdeer bana le
apne pe bharosa hai to
ek daav lagaale
lagaale daav lagaale
tadbeer se bigdi hui
taqdeer bana le,
taqdeer bana le
apne pe bharosa hai to
ek daav lagaale,
lagaale daav lagaale

jai jai shivshankar,
kaanta lage na kankar
he jai jai shivshankar,
kaanta lage na kankar
ke pyaala tere naam ka piya
o o o gir jaaungi
main mar jaaungi
jo toone mujhe tham na liya
o sau rab di

he jai jai shivshankar,
kanta lage na kankar
ke pyaala tere naam ka piya
o o o
gir jaaungi main mar jaaungi
jo toone mujhe thhaam na liya

o sau rab di

hum tum
ek kamre mein band hon
aur chaabhi kho jaaye
hum tum ek kamre mein band hon
aur chaabhi kho jaye
tere nainon ki bhoobhulaiya me
bobby kho jaaye
hum tum ek kamre mein band hon
aur chaabhi kho jaaye

Thakur
bol tere saath kya sulook kiya jaye
maar diya jaye ki chhod diya jaaye
bol tere saath kya sulook kiya kiya jaaye
maar diya jaaye ki chhod diya jaaye
bol tere saath kya sulook kiya kiya jaaye
bol tere saath kya sulook kiya kiya jaaye
jaam diya jaaye ki jahar diya jaaye

bol tere saath kya sulook kiya kiya jaaye
are bol tere saath kya sulook kiya jaaye

babuji dheere chalna,
pyar mein zara sambhalna
haan bade dhoke hain
bade dhoke hai iss raah mein
baabuji dheere chalna,
pyaar mein zara sambhalna
haan bade dhoke hain
bade dhoke hai iss raah mein
babuji dheere chalna

ho re maajhi,
ho re majhi ho o o
mere maajhi,
mere saajan hain us paar
main man maar
hoon is paar
o mere maajhi
abki baar le chal paar
le chal paar
mere saajan hain us paar
ho re maajhi,
ho re maajhi
ho ho ho mere maajhi

bindiya chamkegi
choodi khankegi
bindiya chamkegi
choodi khankegi
teri neend ude te
ud jaaye
kajra bahkega
gazara mehkega
kajra bahkega
gazra mehkega
gaddi tur diye
te tur jaaye
bindiya chamkegi
choodi khankegi

yaahoo
yaahoo
chaahe koi mujhe jungli kahe
kahne do ji kahta rahe
hum pyaar ke toofaanon mein ghire hain
hum kya karen
chahe koi mujhe jangli kahe
kahne do ji kahta rahe
hum pyaar ke toofaanon mein ghire hain
hum kya karen
chaahe koi mujhe jungli kahe

yaahoo,
yaahoo

chaahe koi mujhe jungli kahe
haaaan kahne do jee kahta rahe
yahoo yahoo bhi karenge
waahu waahu bhi karenge
karenge
aa aa
chaahe koi mujhe jungli kahe ae ae
haaaaan baabul mora

tu mere man ka moti hai
in nainan ki jyoti hai
yaad hai mere bachpan ki
gahr aaya mera pardesi ee

maalish
tel maalish
aen
champii
sar jo tera chakraaye,
ya dil dooba jaye
aaja pyaare paas humaare
kaahe ghabraaye,
kaahe ghabraaye
sar jo tera chakraaye,
ya dil dooba jaaye
aaja pyaare pas humaare
kaahe ghabraaye,
kaahe ghabraaye
aen

jaane wo kaise log thhe jinke,
pyaar ko pyaar mila
humne to jab kaliyaan maangi,
kaanton ka haar mila

kaanton se kheench ke ye aanchal
tod ke bandhan baandhi paayal
ho o o
koi na roko dil ki udaan ko
dil wo chala
aaaa aa aa aaaa
aaj phir jeene ki tamanna hai
aaj phir marne ka iraada hai

aaj phir jeene ki tamanna hai
aaj phir marne ka iraada hai

ramayyaa vastavayyaa
ramayyaa vastavayyaa
ramayyaa vastavayyaa
ramayyaa vastavayyaa
maine dil tujhko diya,
maine dil tujhko diya

o ramayyaa vastavayyaa
ramayyaa vastavayyaa
ramayyaa vastavayyaa
ramayyaa vastavayyaa

maine dil tujhko diya,
maine dil tujhko diya

o ramayyaa vastavayyaa
ramayyaa vastavayyaa

maine dil tujhko diya,
maine dil tujhko diya

o ramayyaa vastavayyaa
ramayyaa vastavayyaa

maine dil tujhko diya,
maine dil tujhko diya

aa aa


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