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This article is written by Avinash Scrapwala, 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 sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Blog Day : 3658 Post No. : 14521

ASAD 10th Anniversary Celebrations – 18
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#the Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 70 #
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Congratulations to Atul ji and all team members on this tenth anniversary of this wonderful musical blog!!! Our beloved blog – ASAD – has completed ten years now and as expected the celebration has to be bigger and bigger.  And other than this being a great achievement, it’s also the time to gear up for the next bigger celebrations i.e. 15000 posts, 20000 next and more. . .

For this special occasion, and as it was expected of, all members were asked to share their joy and happiness through write ups and songs. So, when the ‘circular’ 😊 to this effect was received in mail and the deadline was given I started to look for those special subjects close to heart, which can be shared here on the blog with songs on this special occasion. I started thinking over the main reason for me to be associated with this blog – which is nostalgia and specifically related to the movies of the ‘seventies’, and the years when I was growing.

When my association with this blog started, and I started sending contribution for lyrics, they were mainly the songs which have over the years been in my memory since childhood and/or those which I have been looking for all the years during which I grown up – songs that used to be there and were listened to during those years – the seventies. . . and continuing to the initial years of the ‘eighties’. . .

There was something special there in those years. I think that the decade of seventies, from the point of view of ‘History of Hindi Cinema’ was a very important decade since it has many things happening in those years. But since it is subject of a different post I will not go into the detail (which I wish to write) in today’s article here.

Next, I started thinking about the movies which made news or hits or were popular in those years, then the stars, and the directors who ruled the roost and enthral the audiences with their charisma and talent. . .  If we look back now on this decade the very first thing that comes to our mind is the rise of Superstardom of Rajesh Khanna. But then in those years I was not the fan of Rajesh Khanna which I became much in the later years of the decade and in the starting years of the eighties.

And the movie watching years those bring back memories for me I think are 1973 (when I was five years old) to 1980 or 1981 to 1982 till I get into tenth standard. These years are very ‘nostalgic’ years for me I think, because many memories of movies and songs for me are from these years. So, what were the specialities of these years – ‘multi starrer movies’, ‘lost and found’ stories, ‘revenge stories’, ‘mythological movies too’, then we have ‘movies with dacoits looting the ‘gaon’ and the poor villagers’, etc. We were not the fan of any actor or actresses, we just loved to watch the movies whatever be the cast.

In my childhood, movies were the biggest entertainment other than outdoor sports, plays, then orchestras, radio and then there were movies. I vaguely remember that I always use to think the stars acting in movies were from a different planet and not like us. Then I used to think how a person who dies in a movie came back again in another movie?😊 And it took me sometime to understand the reality and come to know that the ‘stars’ are actually normal human beings like us.

Movies were the biggest fascination for us then and may be for many like me. From buying tickets for a movie and getting entry into the theatre and then the darkness surrounding gradually and starting the ‘newsreel’ everything was mesmerizing. Sometimes if we got delayed we had to enter in the darkness and then the gate-keeper will come and guide us the way signalling with a torch. And after the ‘newsreel’ (always in black and white 😊) finally the censor certificate of the movie which we eagerly await to the titles of the movie – all fascinating and spellbinding.

Then as I have mentioned earlier we brothers used to collect the cut pieces of films of movies and try to watch them after magnifying from a small mirror (sometimes a piece of mirror) to reflect the sunlight and finally projecting on a piece of cloth (preferably white) in a room which was covered to create darkness even in a daylight outside. I also remember that there was the advertisement for the 16mm projectors in newspapers and magazines which always attracted me and I was always thinking of buying one 😊 (which was not possible and never became possible) 😊.

Reading about movies and stars in print media and discussions about movies and the personal likes and dislikes among friends/groups was almost a routine. And yes, the ‘booklets’ for the songs of the movies, though I don’t remember to have bought many but yes we used to buy them and sing the songs reading from it 😊

Every summer vacation was special and awaited because of movie watching only. It was the main attraction of the vacations as we used to travel to stay with paternal grandparents and cousins would also gather from different places and together we used to watch movies in theatres – ah, how wonderful those were the days!!!

Sometimes on Sundays or a holiday we would even watch back to back movies to utilise the time as we have to travel back to our colony around 25 kms from the district place. The today’s movie we are discussing was passed by the Censor Board on 06.04.1979 and in all possibility, I am sure that I watched it in that ‘summer vacation’ that year. We children were very crazy about watching movies and I think this continued so far till ‘Laawaaris’ (1982) where I remember to get the tickets I joined the long queue which was I think around 500 metres from the ticket window, and it was already on the road where we sat in the queue for a long time 😊.

Recollecting it now all that happened seems to be very crazy and exciting. And I had to share this one incident when I was beaten up by my father as I was disappointed and started shedding tears for not getting ticket to watch a movie as it became house full. The movie was ‘Jaani Dushman’ from 1979. It was directed by Rajkumar Kohli who has given us many multi starrer movies and I have watched many of them viz. ‘Nagin’ (1976), ‘Jaani Dushman’ (1979), ‘Naukar Biwi Ka’ (1983), ‘Raaj Tilak’ (1984), ‘Jeene Nahin Doonga’ (1984), and ‘Insaniyat Ke Dushman’-1987’. After that I think I have not watched any movies from this production house.

At first, for this post I was thinking of a song from a Manmohan Desai movie or a song from a ‘multi starrer movie’, but selected this movie because to watch it I had to first undergo my father’s fury 😊. How is that possible? Was the movie was not for children? Yes, it was not for us – children – then to watch this movie, because it was released with an ‘A’ certificate (released with restricted viewing) 😊. But, I can now guess that may be on my insistence my father may have been somehow agreed to allow us to watch the movie.

However, we could not get the tickets as the show was house full and we – me and my younger brothers were standing watching movie posters – I got disappointed and tears rolled my eyes and the next moment was darkness in front of my eyes because my father had slapped me since I started crying for watching a movie. Later on, my father called me separately and told me to go alone next day to watch the movie and don’t take my younger brothers with me since they will be frightened, as the movie was said to be a ‘HORROR’ movie 😊. Next day I watched the movie and never feel scared while watching the movie, as the movie was making news as a ‘horror’ movie or like that. I was just above eleven years old then 😊.

I don’t remember having watched this movie again after that, either on TV or in theatre. Watching a suspense thriller again doesn’t generate the same interest and thrill. However, I think I should watch it for nostalgia and to enjoy its beautiful songs again. This movie has some very good songs and so far, only two of its songs have been posted on the blog. And when I go through these two posts by Atul ji I find he also had expressed similar feelings about this movie and he had also watched it as a ‘non-adult’, but still he was elder than me then 😊.

The song I present today is a ‘happy song’ to suit our celebration mood and reviving the nostalgia. In the movie too it occurs in celebration after Bindiya Goswami’s marriage and her ‘doli’ not being looted and the ‘dulhan’ not getting killed by the ‘Jaani Dushman’ 😊. The pitcturisation of this song has some typical specialities of that period – the village, the celebration, the grandeur and the music and the multi star cast. . . And over and above all we have Sanjeev Kumar and Shatrughan Sinha in their ‘own style’ 😊 and with so many other artists present in this song. The orchestra music by Laxmikant-Pyarelal makes it very special and nostalgic to revive those memories. . .

So, let us enjoy this song and revive some ‘bhooli bisri yaadein’. . . on this special occasion 😊

And actually, in the flow of the song I was thinking,

blog nahin koi ASAD jaisa
leader nahin koi mere ‘leader’ jaisa
editor nahin koi hamaare ‘editor’ jaisa
aur ‘contributor’. . .
nahin koi hamaari team jaisa 😊

 

Song – Mausam Na Koi Bahaar Jaisa (Jaani Dushman) (1979) Singer – Kishore Kumar, Mahendra Kapoor, Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Verma Malik, MD – Laxmikant Pyaarelal
Female Chorus
Male Chorus

Lyrics

arey sun bhai sadho
bol re madho
sun bhai sadho
arey bol re madho

ho ho ho ho ho o
ho ho ho ho ho o
chhum chhum chhanana na na
chhum chhum chhum
ho ho ho ho ho o
ho ho ho ho ho o

chhum chhum chhanana na na
chhum chhum chhum
ho ho ho ho ho o
ho ho ho ho ho o
 
mausam na koi bahaar jaisa
tohfa na phoolon ke haar jaisa
saaz na koi sitaar jaisa
raag na koi malhaar jaisa
haan aa

heera nahin kohinoor jaisa
haan
parbat nahin koh-e-toor jaisa
haan
meethha na koi khajoor jaisa
haan
meva na dekha angoor jaisa

jaanch liya parakh liya
soch liya
gaur kiya
rishte bhi dekhe
naate bhi dekhe
naata naa koi pyaar jaisa
suraj bhi dekha
chanda bhi dekha
par dekha naa saiyyaan hamaar jaisa
dekha naa saiyyaan hamaar jaisa
naata nahin koi pyaar jaisa
dekha naa saiyyaan hamaar jaisa
dekha naa saiyyaan hamaar jaisa

roop tera kaagaz ki paati
dhoop lage murjhaaye
hey roop tera kaagaz ki paati
dhoop lage murjhaaye
aa tujhko palkon mein rakh loon
daal baahon ke saaye
roop gori tera patang jaisa
arey ang nahin tere ang ang jaisa
he rang nahin hothon ke rang jaisa
haan
sang nahin sajna ke sang jaisa

jaanch liya parakh liya
soch liya
gaur kiya
dil bhi dekhe dilwaale bhi dekhe
dil nahin dekha dildaar jaisa
raje bhi dekhe
mahaaraje bhi dekhe
par dekha naa saiyyaan hamaar jaisa
dekha naa saiyyaan hamaar jaisa
naata nahin koi pyaar jaisa
dekha naa saiyyaan hamaar jaisa
dekha naa saiyyaan hamaar jaisa

ho
ho ho ho ho
ho
ho ho ho ho o o
ho
ho ho ho ho o o

ban ke main sapna suhaana
teri neendon mein kho jaaun
he ban ke main sapna suhaana
teri neendon mein kho jaaun
main pyaar ki chandni mein ji chaahe so jaaun
kyunki
dukh naa judaai ki maar jaisa
sukh nahin dil ke qaraar jaisa
yaar nahin koi mere yaar jaisa
haan
jantar bhi dekhe mantar bhi dekhe
jaadoo naa koi pyaar jaisa
preet bhi dekhi
preetam bhi dekhe
par dekha na saiyyaan hamaar jaisa
dekha naa saiyyaan hamaar jaisa
naata nahin koi pyaar jaisa
dekha naa saiyyaan hamaar jaisa
dekha naa saiyyaan hamaar jaisa

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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अरे सुन भाई साधो
बोल रे माधो
सुन भाई साधो
अरे बोल रे माधो

हो हो हो हो हो ओ
हो हो हो हो हो ओ
छुम छुम छनन न न 
छुम छुम छुम
हो हो हो हो हो ओ
हो हो हो हो हो ओ
छुम छुम छनन न न 
छुम छुम छुम
हो हो हो हो हो ओ
हो हो हो हो हो ओ

मौसम न कोई बहार जैसा
तोहफा न फूलों के हार जैसा
साज़ न कोई सितार जैसा
राग न कोई मल्हार जैसा
हाँ आ
हीरा नहीं कोहिनूर जैसा
हाँ
परबत नहीं कोह ए तूर जैसा
हाँ
मीठा न कोई खजूर जैसा
हाँ
मेवा न देखा अंगूर जैसा
जांच लिया
परख लिया

सोच लिया
गौर किया
रिश्ते भी देखे
नाते भी देखे
नाता ना कोई प्यार जैसा
सूरज भी देखा
चंदा भी देखा
पर देखा ना सैंय्या हमार जैसा
देखा ना सैंय्या हमार जैसा
नाता नहीं कोई प्यार जैसा
देखा ना सैंय्या हमार जैसा
देखा ना सैंय्या हमार जैसा

रूप तेरा कागज़ कि पाती
धुप लगे मुरझाये
हे धुप लगे मुरझाये
आ तुझको पलकों में रख लूं
डाल बाहों के साए
रूप गोरी तेरा पतंग जैसा
अरे अंग नहीं तेरे अंग अंग जैसा
हे रंग नहीं होठों के रंग जैसा
हाँ
संग नहीं सजना के संग जैसा
जांच लिया परख लिया
सोच लिया
गौर किया
दिल भी देखा दिलवाले भी देखे
दिल नहीं देखा दिलदार जैसा
राजे भी देखे
महाराजे भी देखे
पर देखा ना सैंय्या हमार जैसा
देखा ना सैंय्या हमार जैसा
नाता नहीं कोई प्यार जैसा
देखा ना सैंय्या हमार जैसा
देखा ना सैंय्या हमार जैसा

हो
हो हो हो हो
हो
हो हो हो हो हो ओ
हो
हो हो हो हो हो ओ

बन के मैं सपना सुहाना
तेरी नींदों में खो जाऊं
हे बन के मैं सपना सुहाना
तेरी नींदों में खो जाऊं
मैं प्यार कि चांदनी में जी चाहे सो जाऊं
क्यूंकि
दुःख ना जुदाई कि मार जैसा
सुख नहीं दिल के करार जैसा
यार नहीं कोई मेरे यार जैसा
हाँ
जंतर भी देखे
मंतर भी देखे

जादू ना कोई प्यार जैसा
प्रीत भी देखि
प्रीतम भी देखे
पर देखा ना सैंय्या हमार जैसा
देखा ना सैंय्या हमार जैसा
नाता नहीं कोई प्यार जैसा
देखा ना सैंय्या हमार जैसा
देखा ना सैंय्या हमार जैसा

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

Blog Day : 3652 Post No. : 14505

Today is the death anniversary of one of India’s biggest superstars, Rajesh Khanna, affectionately referred to as Kaka. He passed away on the 18th of July 2012. I remember being shocked to hear of his death – and even wrote an emotional post on my blog on the occasion. Although I did know that he had been suffering from cancer, the news hit me hard. Today, it is already 6 years since his death. How time flies!

Maybe it’s a reflection of the person he was, but it seems to me that any conversation about Kaka invariably goes beyond his films, and delves into his personal life and relationships. His, admittedly none too positive, image seems to take over – at the cost of discussion about his films. This is unfortunate – but, to some extent, Kaka probably brought this on himself.

We all know he let success go to his head – and paid a heavy price for it. Like I’ve said before, maybe that was one of his roles here on this earth. To NOT be a role model, to be someone that can be held up as an example by parents to children of how NOT to let success get to your head. Anyway, later in life, Kaka did admit to the mistakes he’d made – and, on this Remembrance Day, I think I’d like to not talk about his mistakes. I’ve discussed them at length in previous posts – I don’t want to repeat myself.

Today, as I remember him, all I want to do is to thank him for the performances he gave me when I was just a young boy, growing up in the late 60s / early 70s. I’m going to pause just a bit here to remember those performances.

There were many – his filmography of that period and his success rate would put any other actor in the shade. Not even the big 3 (Dilip, Raj Kapoor and Dev Anand) who came before him could deliver that many hits in that short a time frame. Or the biggie who followed right after. But personally I couldn’t care less about the box-office success of those films. I was just a young boy – what did I know about the box-office? All I knew was, there was this “hero” on screen who, through his smile, or tilt of the head, or “guru” kurta, or dialogue delivery had me mesmerized in film after film, singing one blissful song after another (at that time I didn’t know about playback).

I didn’t always understand the storyline, or even all the dialogues, but everytime he would be romancing  the heroine, whether it was Sharmila or Mumtaz or Tanuja or Hema or another, it felt like all was just perfect with the world. It wasn’t as if other heroes didn’t have romantic scenes with the heroines, but somehow it seemed different in Kaka films. Later, when I thought about this, I felt it was possibly because romance was usually intrinsic to Kaka films. It formed part of the main plot itself. Whereas for others, it was an important element no doubt, but the storyline often had a crime-related plot – like smuggling.  Note that wherever romance IS the plot, the film seems very Kaka-like. For example, ‘Aa Gale Lag Ja’ (1973) could very well have been a Kaka film, though it had Shashi Kapoor in the main lead.

Of course, it was not always a happy ending. Kaka would often die in the film, breaking my heart.  This only made the film a bigger hit, so storylines were devised accordingly.

I thoroughly enjoyed those films – have fond memories of ‘Aradhana’, ‘Aan Milo Sajna’, ‘Kati Patang’, ‘Dushman’, ‘Apna Desh’, ‘Haathi Mere Saathi’, ‘Mere Jeevan Saathi’, and so many others. Whether it was “Mere Sapnon Ki Rani”, “Yahaan Wahaan Saare”, “Ye Shaam Mastaani”, “Waada Tera Waada”, “Rona Kabhi Nahin Rona”, “Dilbar Jaani”, “O Mere Dil Ke Chain” or any of his numerous hits of the time, I knew them all by heart – all stanzas. We’d often sing these songs amongst friends.

At that time I had no idea about Kaka beyond his screen presence. Ignorance was truly bliss.

Then things began changing.

Suddenly he didn’t seem to have the same magic anymore. I tend to associate this with his “long hair” phase but, to be fair to him, that was just the fashion of the time. Hamming seemed to have set in – even the films seemed to lack that romantic feel about them. The last couple of movies I remember of that era that I saw, and could accept, were ‘Aap Ki Kasam’ (1974) and ‘Prem Kahaani’ (1975).

Mehbooba (1976) was probably the first big shock for me. It was highly hyped at the time – what with the two biggest names, Kaka and Hema, as the lead actors. Not to mention RD Burman’s music. I remember the film being a big flop. Later I read that the decline started even earlier but for me, at that age, Mehbooba was the marker.

That was a terrible period for him. Flop after flop. I clearly remember ‘Bundalbaaz’, ‘Chalta Purza’, ‘Aashiq Hoon Baharon Ka’, even BR Chopra’s ‘Karm’ (another much-awaited film) – all failed. But there were more.

Oh, one thing. I said I didn’t know about box-office but there was one indicator for me. I used to travel by school bus to school, 30 km away. En-route there was a film theatre. From the bus, we could see which film was running. That gave us a pretty good idea of hit or flop. I remember ‘Yaadon Ki Baaraat’ running for many weeks, whereas ‘Bundalbaaz’ and ‘Chalta Purza’ just came and went.

After watching ‘Aashiq Hoon Baharon Ka’, I really couldn’t take it anymore. What had happened to my “Ye Shaam Mastaani” Rajesh Khanna? How had he morphed into this “I am in love, you are in love, he is in love, she is in love” Rajesh Khanna? I stopped seeing his movies. I couldn’t bear to.

Later, in the mid-80s, I did watch a few – but only because they were on Doordarshan. ‘Thodisi Bewafai’ (1980), ‘Avtaar’ (1983) and ‘Aakhir Kyon’ (1985). I quite liked them. But only these.

For the next 25 years, I stayed away from Kaka films that I had not watched. Sure, I watched the old ones to relive their magic. But none of his post-1977 films. Only a few years ago, I mustered the courage to watch this category. I think it had to do with his death. Maybe I felt I was doing him grave injustice by avoiding these films. After all, he must have worked just as hard in them, as in his early films. So why not at least give them a shot? For Kaka’s sake.

I started with the more successful ones – at least those with popular songs. Like ‘Agar Tum Na Hote’ (1983), ‘Kudrat’ (1981), ‘Rajput’ (1982). I kept my expectations very low. I quite liked all these films. And I was quite impressed by Kaka too. I don’t recall seeing much of the hamming  that I had dreaded. Sure they were very different from his early 1970s films – but that’s to be expected.

Recently I got into the mood again – and did a Kaka binge. I watched ‘Amrit’ (1986), ‘Dhanwaan’ (1981), ‘Dard’ (1981), ‘Aanchal’ (1980), ‘Janta Hawaldar’ (1979) and ‘Amar Deep’ (1979), all within the last month. As usual, keeping expectations low. I liked some more than the others, of course. But what I realized is each of their story lines is very different from the rest. That also made me realize that Kaka’s movies often had that – different story lines. This, at a time in the late 70s or in the 80s, when usually you had formulaic dhishum-dhishum films, either as multi-starrers, or hero taking revenge on the villain.

I now plan to watch more Kaka films of the period. Even if they’re not good, that’s ok. I keep my expectations low – and I’m watching them for Kaka. His looks aren’t what they were in the early 1970s – but that only seems to make him all the more real for me. And, worst case, the film will probably have a reasonable story line.

Moving on to today’s song.

Now having watched all these Kaka films recently, and most of them not being much represented on the blog, I was somewhat spoilt for choice today. I could have picked at least half a dozen Kaka songs from these films alone – and I do plan to write up more from these films. But for today, I’ve chosen “Paise Ka Kaajal” from ‘Aanchal’ (1980).

Firstly, this song comes in the category of “ye gaana IS film mein hai?” for me. I’d heard it all those years ago but didn’t know which film it was from. Secondly, ‘Aanchal’ is not represented yet on the blog, so it makes its debut today. Thirdly, it is a song & dance – and I quite like song & dance. 🙂 What I particularly liked about this one, apart from the song itself, is Kaka’s style. Not that he was a great dancer, but his style here reminded me of the Kaka of the early 1970s, when he’d dance similarly opposite heroines of the time. 🙂

The film stars Kaka, Rekha, Raakhee, Amol Palekar and Prem Chopra. It’s a village-based story, where Kaka and Amol Palekar are brothers, with Raakhee married to Amol Palekar. Since Kaka is her husband’s younger brother, Raakhee treats him with great affection. Kaka too has highest regard for his bhabhi. Prem Chopra, who has a score to settle with Amol Palekar, plays mischief, creating misunderstanding in his mind about the relationship between Raakhee and Kaka. Also, doing the same to Rekha, who is in love with Kaka.

To be honest, the film picks up only in the second half – the first half is rather slow. But maybe it is a build-up to show the relationships between the characters. I was rather keen for the film to get on with the plot. 🙂

In any case, do listen to this fairly catchy tune composed by RD Burman.  Lyrics are by Majrooh Sultanpuri. The song is sung by Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle. As usual, the lyrics have been provided to me by Avinash ji. He is always very helpful in this respect, sending me lyrics for any post I plan to write.

Not only this, he is a huge Kaka fan – a much bigger fan than I am. Avinash ji did tell me that he might not be able to write a post for Kaka on this occasion. So this is our joint tribute to Kaka, as we remember him fondly today.

Kaka, hope you are at peace, wherever you are. And thanks for all the memories.

Video

Audio

Song – Paise Ka Kaajal Daike Na Lo Hamri Jaan (Aanchal) (1980) Singer – Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD – RD Burman
Chorus

Lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

paise ka kaajal
daike na lo hamri jaan
paise ka kaajal
daike na lo hamri jaan
laakhon ki hai hamri jaan babuaa
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa aa aa aa aa

o o o o
nainaa hai chanchal
kaise na maarenge baan
nainaa hai chanchal
kaise na maarenge baan
ho
ham ho gaye hain jawaan babuaa
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa aa aa aa aa

mele mein bhi ham akele hain
tum hamre sang aao naa
sang aao naa
are phir jaate jaate ye chhalla
nishaani mein de jaao naa
are de jaao naa
aa ha
chhalla mera naa mehanga pade
loot jaaoge khade hi khade
ho
bachaaye tumhe raam
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa 

o o o o o o o o o o o
nainaa hai chanchal
kaise na maarenge baan
ho
ham ho gaye hai jawaan babuaa
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa aa aa aa aa aa aa

jeewan se jaaoge sainyyaan
jo hamse nazar mil gayee
nazar mil gayee
ho kitni dafaa hamre kaaran
yahin pe chhuri chal gayee
chhuri chal gayee
are hum dilwaale bhi dikhlayenge
dekh lena tumko le jaayenge
bachaaye tumhe raam
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa aa
o o o o
paise ka kaajal
daike naa lo hamri jaan
laakhon ki hai hamri jaan babuaa
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa aa aa aa aa

main jo is aanchal ko chhodun to
jag me rahaa kya mera
rahaa kya mera
are duniya ko maalum kya hai
jo tumse hai naata mera
hai naata mera
sab hai jhootha taraana tera
harjaaee kya hai thikaana tera
sikhaaye tumhe raam
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa 
o o o o o o o o o o o
nainaa hai chanchal
kaise na maarenge baan
ho
ham ho gaye hai jawaan babuaa
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa aa aa aa aa aa

paise ka kaajal
daike na lo hamri jaan
laakhon ki hai hamri jaan babuaa
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa aa aa aa aa aa

dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa 

dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa 

dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa 

dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki dhhikki naaki
dhhikki naaki naa 

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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पैसे का काजल
दैके ना लो हमरी जान
पैसे का काजल
दैके ना लो हमरी जान
लाखों कि है हमरी जान बबुआ
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी ना आ आ आ आ
ओ ओ ओ ओ
नैना है चंचल
कैसे ना मारेंगे बाण
नैना है चंचल
कैसे ना मारेंगे बाण
हो
हम हो गए है जवान बबुआ
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी ना आ आ आ आ

मेले में भी हम अकेले है
तुम हमरे संग आओ ना
संग आओ ना
अरे फिर जाते जाते ये छल्ला
निशानी में दे जाओ ना
अरे दे जाओ ना
आ हा
छल्ला मेरा ना महंगा पड़े
लूट जाओगे खड़े ही खड़े
हो
बचाए तुम्हे राम

धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी ना

ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ
नैना है चंचल
कैसे ना मारेंगे बाण
हो
हम हो गए है जवान बबुआ
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी ना आ आ आ आ आ आ

जीवन से जाओगे सैंय्या
जो हमसे नज़र मिल गयी

नज़र मिल गयी
हो कितनी दफा हमरे कारण
यही पे छुरी चल गयी

छुरी चल गयी
अरे हम दिलवाले भी दिखलायेंगे
देख लेना तुम्हे जायेंगे
बचाए तुम्हरे राम
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी

ओ ओ ओ
पैसे का काजल
दैके ना लो हमरी जान
लाखों कि है हमरी जान बबुआ
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी ना आ आ आ आ

मैं जो इस आँचल को छोडूं तो
जग में रहा क्या मेरा
रहा क्या मेरा
अरे दुनिया को मालुम क्या है
जो तुमसे है नाता मेरा
है नाता मेरा
सब है झूठा तराना तेरा
हरजाई क्या है ठिकाना तेरा
सिखाये तुम्हे राम

धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी ना

ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ
नैना है चंचल
कैसे ना मारेंगे बाण

हो
हम हो गए है जवान बबुआ
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी ना आ आ आ आ आ

पैसे का काजल
दैके ना लो हमरी जान
लाखों कि है हमरी जान बबुआ
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी ना आ आ आ आ आ
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी ना

धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी धिक्की नाकी
धिक्की नाकी ना

 


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

Blog Day : 3652 Post No. : 14501

ASAD 10th Anniversary Celebrations – 9
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My last post on our blog has been sometime back. I have been meaning to write about this song which has a couple of rare occurrences in the Hindi Film and Music world and was waiting for an opportune moment.

Recently, I have been fighting my own battles on my health front, having been hospitalised for surgical and advanced interventional pain management procedures, more than a couple of times in the last one year. I have diabetes, which is under control, however it has caused neuropathy in both my feet causing severe pain with tingling and burning sensations. I would like to take this opportunity to create awareness amongst all the readers of this blog that diabetes can be very dangerous and draining and that one should take care of their feet. One’s feet bear the entire weight of one’s body but always fail to get the attention and good care, as with other parts of the body.

Well, coming back to today’s post. Late last month, we, the regular (and irregular) contributors of this blog were told by our beloved SudhirJi, that the blog was to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its creation and that song posts were expected from all the contributors. However, as hard as I tried, I couldn’t stick up to the deadline of sending in our contributions. However, Sudhir Ji would not relent and sent me another request to send in my post. This made me very embarrassed and I made a promise to myself that come what may, I will write my post and send it today, three days after my second extended deadline.

My association with this blog actually started around two years after I started my Facebook group – Rare Hindi Film Songs in 2010. In searching for old and rare songs to post, I would often visit the blog and later I came to know that even Atul Ji, the creator of this blog was a member and a regular visitor of my group. However, it took me almost 4 years to write my first post – for the song “Chup Chup Chup Kyon Baithe Ho” – and send it to Atul Ji for moderation and posting. Since then, I have been sending in my posts in bursts, start and stop.

Till date I have just posted about 20 odd songs, but I feel so much drawn to the Atulites group that I feel I have come to my home group amongst these various people across the world, who share similar passion and views. In particular, Avinash Ji and Sudhir Ji seem to like my kind of songs from movies of the 70s and early eighties, not that others are not encouraging.

My heartiest congratulations to Atul Ji, ASAD, Atulites and all the people who love HFM, on the 10th anniversary of this endeavour !!!

Now coming to today’s song. As I have mentioned above, this is a special song for me as it has a few rare characteristics associated with it, in the HFM world and also since it is quite a rare song. It is from the Pran, Navin Nischol and Rekha starrer ‘Dharma’ released in 1973. Two other songs from this movie have been posted earlier on the blog. For those who haven’t seen the movie or have forgotten it, the plot summary can be read here on IMDB.

Now, coming to this song with ‘Two Rare Occurrences’ for a Hindi movie!

It is an almost eight minute long song, starting with a straight cut and paste of the song “Aur Mera Naam Hai Jameela” sung by Lata Mangeshkar from the 1967 film ‘Night in London’ (composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal and penned by Anand Bakshi). In both the films, Helen is the dancer performing this song on screen. But of course, the choreography is different in the two films. In this clip from ‘Dharma’, only one stanza of the original song from ‘Night In London’ is included and it is about 2 minutes in duration. Well this is one rare thing.

The second and most important rare thing about this song is that after Helen’s initial lip syncing to this cut-paste song, the actual song, sung by Asha Bhosle, is lip synced by four of the best cabaret dancers of that era. Of course after the Numero Uno – Helen – who’s in the first part. The subsequent segments are performed by Faryal, Sonia Sahani, Jayashree T and Bindu.

The video opens with Helen beginning the dance with some male dancers. The music has already begun. We can also see Ramesh Deo with Asit Sen, who is watching the dance wide-eyed and lecherously. They go to another dance bar and Faryal starts her part followed by Sonia Sahni performing in the third bar. In the fourth bar, Jayashree T is performing bhangra. In the last bar, they do drugs with drinks while Bindu is performing. In this film, Madan Puri and Ramesh Deo are together shown to cheat rich men by taking them to clubs and tempting them with wine and women. The song shows Seth Garib Das (Asit Sen) is being trapped by them and this cabaret number is organized for him.

I hope all of you like the interesting facts of this song as well as the song. Please comment.


Song – Arey Saaqi Jo Kal Ki Hai Bachi Baaki (Dharma) (1973) Singer – Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Omi, Lyrics – Verma Malik, MD – Sonik-Omi

Lyrics

yaar ki nigaahon me
pyaar ki mehfil me
saahib main rahti hoon
aashiqon ke dil me
aur mera naam hai jameela

har ek dil ko dhadakne ki aadat huyi
main jis gali se bhi guzri qayamat huyi
log nazren bichaane lage
log nazren bichaane lage
haal dil ka sunaane lage
yaar ki nigaahon me
pyaar ki mehfil me
saahib main rahti hoon
aashiqon ke dil me
aur mera naam hai jameela

arey saaqi
jo kal ki hai
bachi baaki
usi ka daur chal jaaye
arey saaqi
jo kal ki hai
bachi baaki
usi ka daur chal jaaye
utha parda
dekh jalwa
ke sheeshe mein
jawani ab utar jaaye
arey saaqi

rani hoon main raat ki
tu hai galiyon ka raaja
aa
rani hoon main raat ki
tu hai galiyon ka raaja
soyi hui jawani ko
tu chhoo ke zara jaga ja
meri nigahein, aadayen ye baahein bulaayen
veeraa. . .
hahh veeraa. . .aah
la laa la laa la laa la laa

o ho
machal ke pee
sambhal ke pee
paimane mein maikhaana doob na jaaye
machal ke pee
sambhal ke pee
paimane mein maikhaana doob na jaaye
arey saaqi

dil le ja nishaani
badi meherbaani
haaye dil le jaa nishaani
badi meherbaani
teri jiyegi
teri jiyegi jug jug jawaani
o mere dil jaani
teri jiyegi jug jug jawaani
ho mere dil jaani
haaye
ve sun sajna
ve sun makhna
tu yaad rakhna
ke yaari toot na jaaye
ve sun sajna
ve sun makhna
tu yaad rakhna
ke yaari toot na jaaye
ve sun sajana..aa..aa. . .

dum mein dum hai to dum laga
duniya kya hai nasha hi nasha
aasmaan ke baadal to
kuchh bhi nahin
mazaa to tab hai ke
zameen pe baadal bana
mere humdum
raat hai kam
ke baaton mein
ye saari
raat na jaaye
mere humdum. . .
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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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यार की निगाहों में
प्यार की महफिल में
साहिब मैं रहती हूँ
आशिक़ों के दिल में
और मेरा नाम है जमीला

हर एक दिल को धड़कने की आदत हुई
मैं जिस गली से भी गुज़री क़यामत हुई
लोग नज़रें बिछाने लगे
लोग नज़रें बिछाने लगे
हाल दिल का सुनाने लगे
यार की निगाहों में
प्यार की महफिल में
साहिब मैं रहती हूँ
आशिक़ों के दिल में
और मेरा नाम है जमीला

अरे साक़ी
जो कल की है
बची बाकी
उसी का दौर चल जाये
अरे साक़ी
जो कल की है
बची बाकी
उसी का दौर चल जाये
उठा पर्दा
देख जलवा
के शीशे में
जवानी अब उतार जाये
अरे साक़ी

रानी हूँ मैं रात की
तू है गलियों का राजा

रानी हूँ मैं रात की
तू है गलियों का राजा
सोई हुई जवानी को
तू छू के ज़रा जगा जा
मेरी निगाहें अदाएं ये बाहें बुलाएँ
वीरा॰ ॰ ॰
हाहह वीरा॰ ॰ ॰ आहह
ल ला ल ला ल ला ल ला

ओ हो
मचल के पी
संभाल के पी
पैमाने में मैखाना डूब ना जाये
मचल के पी
संभाल के पी
पैमाने में मैखाना डूब ना जाये
अरे साक़ी

दिल दे जा निशानी
बड़ी मेहरबानी
हाय दिल दे जा निशानी
बड़ी मेहरबानी
तेरी जिएगी
तेरी जिएगी जुग जुग जवानी
ओ मेरे दिल जानी
तेरी जिएगी जुग जुग जवानी
हो मेरे दिल जानी
हाए वे सुन सजना
वे सुन मखना
तू याद रखना
के यारी तू ना जाये
वे सुन सजना
वे सुन मखना
तू याद रखना
के यारी तू ना जाये
वे सुन सजना॰॰आ॰॰आ॰॰आ

दम में दम है तो दम लगा
दुनिया क्या है नशा ही नशा
आसमां के बादल तो
कुछ भी नहीं
मज़ा तो तब है के
ज़मीं पे बादल बना
मेरे हमदम
रात है कम
के बातों में
ये सारी
रात ना जाये
मेरे हमदम॰ ॰ ॰


This article is written by Prakashchandra, 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 sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Blog Day : 3650 Post No. : 14496

ASAD 10th Anniversary Celebrations – 8
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I started to write this post, because of my fascination (or is it obsession?) about the music of this movie. Finally for the anniversary occasion, I thought, let me write about this movie, “koi toh kissi din is film ke gaane ke baare mein  likhega, main hi kyon na likh daloon???” 🙂 .Ye soch ke and also for the reason that I love the Raj Khosla type of narrative and his song picturization style.

Let me talk a little about the style of song picturization by Raj Khosla which I like very much. Remember the songs of ‘Mera Saaya’, ‘Mera Gaon Mera Desh’, ‘Chiraag’, ‘Kuchche Dhaage’, ‘Do Raaste’, ‘Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki’, ‘Woh Kaun Thi’, ‘Anita’, . . . I can go on and on about his style of direction and his song picturisation style. I will stop about that.

The songs of this film are written by Farooq Kaiser (06.06.1918 to 10.11.1987). He was one of the dominating forces of music in Indian Cinema during the 1950s through the 1980s. He contributed to more than 115 movies and 390 songs. His name is spelt in many different ways like Faruq Kaisar, Farooq Kaiser, Faruk Kaiser etc.

Besides being a songwriter, he worked as chief assistant director with Raj khosla in ‘Prem Kahaani’ and ‘Kuchhe Dhaage’. He also worked with Lekh Tondon in ‘Prince’ (Shammi Kapoor starrer) and ‘Lal Patthar’. He worked in Hindi movies in the capacities of lyricist, dialogue and screenplay writer, production manager, associate director, second unit director or assistant director or chief assistant director.

Today’s film ‘Naqaab’ (1989) is nothing but a modern version of Raj Khosla own potboiler ‘Woh Kaun Thi’, but in this, we have no beautiful Sadhana in double role or haunting black and white camera work or Lata ji`s haunting vocal chords or Madan Mohan`s music compositions. But in this movie we have a new name Kamaal makhdoom, as the music director. Some other movies for which he provided music are – ‘Pavitra Ganga’ (1984), ‘Bhatke Raahi’ (1984), ‘Teri Aarzoo’ (1986), and maybe more.

In ‘Naqaab’, the very musical Raj Khosla entrusted a humble music teacher Kamaal Makhdoom, rather than his favourites Laxmikant Pyarelal with the music score due to severe budgetary constraints. When she heard the songs, Asha told Khosla, ‘If you promote this music well, it will be another Umrao Jaan.’ Tragically, several (political) reasons ensured that this exquisite score never even got normal publicity; the film’s failure did the rest. Those lucky enough to have heard the music cherish “Na kisika dil mujhe chahiye”, “Naina lad gaye” (with Suresh Wadkar), and the title song as treasured memories that sound as fresh almost 30 years later.))

A brief about the music director. Kamaal Makhdoom was born in Hyderabad (India) in 1950. He learnt classical music for 5 years in Hyderabad. He came to Mumbai in 1973 and he worked as an assistant with top music directors at that time, like Sham ji Ghansham Ji and Lala Sattar for more than 10 years. After that he got first chance as an independent music director in the film ‘Pavitra Ganaga’ in 1982. In the same year he did his 2nd independent film ‘Bhatke Rahi’. After that successful year he worked in many average Hindi films but ultimately he got a big break in 1986, with Raj Khosla’s ‘Naqaab’ which had Rishi Kapoor, Farah, Amjad Khan etc. After this film, he did many Hindi movies, Tele films, Music Albums and TV serials etc.

Those days, (i.e. late 1980s – early 90`s), in a certain magazine article, I remember reading Asha Bhosle crying foul about Gulshan Kumar`s dumping her songs of Naqab, saying that the T-series had sabotaged the musical compositions of the movie. Raj Khosla who was in need of money for the release of his movie very badly, sold the musical rights of the movie to T-series. And allegedly, Gulshan Kumar purposefully did not market the songs of this movie because of Anuradha Paudhwal`s rivalry towards Mangeshkar sisters. That marketing technique sealed the fate of the music of this film. I remember Gulshan Kumar did the same thing for Shashi Kapoor`s home production ‘Ajooba’ because Laxmi-Pyaare did not used Anuradha paudhwal voice for the movie. Sad state of things, but that’s how it is.

‘Naqab’ is Raj Khosla`s last directorial venture. He tried to get his his friend Vinod Khanna for the lead role, but for some reasons, the lead role went to Rishi Kapoor. Farha emoted well and she has been photographed very beautifully. The handsome Vijayendra Ghatge played the villain`s role and Amjad Khan with his huge structure and histrionics acted well. The old timer Chand Usmani is also in the star cast. She is there in the Raj Khosla camp, from the days of Raj Khosla`s ‘Anita’ days. Bindu to whom Raj Khola gave a fresh lease of life in ‘Do Raaste’ as Neelambari, acted in a role with grey shades. Old timer Mohan Choti is there in a small role.

The main chunk of the musical compositions are rendered by Asha Bhosle and the male counterpart is the ever dependable Suresh Wadkar, one of my favourites. Actually I don`t like qawwali songs, but in this movie I liked the qawwali song sung by Majid Shola which was also picturised on him.

That brings me to the close of this post. To be frank, I am very bad about writing the things, mainly because of my lack of communication skills and I get confused regarding where to start and where to end while writing the post, And of course there is my own nagging doubt about my  English writing skills. 🙂

Finally, I want to thank Atul ji and Sudhir ji for bearing my occasional outbursts, impulsive reactions, harsh comments (sometimes I myself, find them too harsh, really). I wonder sometimes, agar main Atul ji or Sudhir ji ke jagah hota aur apni khud ki lines padh ke meri reaction kya hotaa!  But then, main apne aap ko tasalli bhi de detaa hoon ye soch ke “O.K., Atul ji and Sudhir ji apne hi hain aur mera temperament woh jaante hi honge aur blog bhi mera apna hi toh hai, mujhe woh log adjust kar lenge” 🙂 🙂 Atul ji, Sudhir ji, sunn rahe hain na aap log. . . 🙂

I present the song “Jaan e Mann, Jaan e Wafa” today, which is in the voice of Asha Bhosle. I hope you will like it.

Song – Jaan e Mann Jaan e Wafa, Aa Ke Parda To Utha (Naqaab) (1989) Singers – Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics – Farooq Kaiser, MD – Kamaal Makhdoom

Lyrics

aaaaaa aa aaa
aaa aaaa aaa aa
aaaaa aaaaaaaaa
aaaaaa aaaaa
aaaaaa aaaaa aaa

jaan e mann jaan e wafa

jaan e mann jaan e wafa
aa ke parda to utha
jaan e mann jaan e wafaa
aake parda to utha
zindagi kuchh bhi nahin hai tere jalwaon ke siva
jaan e mann jaan e wafaa

har kadam chhaaya dhuaan
har taraf raaz yahaan
kya karoon kaun sune
meri aawaz yahaan
tu bhi gumnaam hai..ae
tu bhi gumnaam hai
kis naam se doon tujhko sadaa
jaan e mann jaan e wafa
aa ke parda to utha
jaan e mann jaan e wafaa

meethi meethi hai kasak
jism se rooh talak
meharbaani ho teri
dekh loon ek jhalak
dil se aawaaz jo..oo
dil se aawaaz jo
nikley wohi hoti hai duaa
jaan e mann jaan e wafa
aa ke parda to utha
jaan e mann jaan e wafaa

raah takti hoon teri
aankhen pyaasi hain meri
ab to aa jaaye nazar
wo nazar pyaar bhari
meraa imaan hai..ae
meraa imaan hai
ek din tujhe bhejega khuda
jaan e mann jaan e wafaa
aake parda to utha
zindagi kuchh bhi nahin hai tere jalwaon ke siva
jaan e mann jaan e wafaa
jaan e mann jaan e wafaa
jaan e mann jaan e wafaa

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)
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आsssss आ आss
आss आsss आss आ
आssss आssssssss
आssssss आssss
आsssss आssss आss

जाने मन जाने वफ़ा
आके पर्दा तो उठा
जाने मन जाने वफ़ा
आके पर्दा तो उठा
ज़िन्दगी कुछ भी नहीं है तेरे जलवों के सिवा
जाने मन जाने वफ़ा

हर कदम छाया धुआँ
हर तरफ राज़ यहाँ
क्या करूँ कौन सुने
मेरी आवाज़ यहाँ
तू भी मनाम है॰॰ए
तू भी गुमनाम है
किस नाम से दूँ तुझको सदा
जाने मन जाने वफ़ा
आके पर्दा तो उठा
जाने मन जाने वफ़ा

मीठी मीठी है कसक
जिस्म से रूह तलक
मेहरबानी हों तेरी
देख लूँ एक झलक
दिल से आवाज़ जो॰॰ओ
दिल से आवाज़ जो
निकले वोही होती है दुआ
जाने मन जाने वफ़ा
आके पर्दा तो उठा
जाने मन जाने वफ़ा

राह तकती हूँ तेरी
आँखें प्यासी हैं मेरी
अब तो आ जाऐ नज़र
वो नज़र प्यार भरी
मेरा ईमान है॰॰ए
मेरा ईमान है
एक दिन तुझे भेजेगा खुदा
जाने मन जाने वफ़ा
आके पर्दा तो उठा
ज़िन्दगी कुछ भी नहीं है तेरे जलवों के सिवा
जाने मन जाने वफ़ा
जाने मन जाने वफ़ा
जाने मन जाने वफ़ा


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

Blog Day : 3637 Post No. : 14465

Mohammed Rafi – Duets – ‘अ’  से  ‘ह’ तक  (From ‘अ’ to ‘ह’) – 19
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‘ध’ – धीरे धीरे मोहब्बत जवां हो गई ॰ ॰ ॰

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दुनिया में आया है तो फूल खिलाये जा॰ ॰ ॰

With your songs, and your deeds, that is what you accomplished in your life; that is the only memories we remember you by . . .

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Presenting the next episode in this series. The film is a standard family drama from the still sedate 1960s, and the fever of disco was still hidden in far horizons. The film is ‘Bhai Behen’ from 1969. The lead pair of Nutan and Sunil Dutt, with a better part of two decades of careers behind them, still look handsome and comely.

The film comes from the banner of Vikram Productions, Madras, and is directed by the renowned A Bhimsingh. The cast of actors is listed as Ashok Kumar, Sunil Dutt, Nutan, Pran, Padmini, Sulochana, Helen, Diwakar, Mukri, Bhalla, Shivraj, V Puranik, and Babbanlal. Quite a formulaic presentation this one must be – one look as the list of actors, and one can quickly surmise the type of roles that each actor would have played.

Seven songs and four songwriters are listed – Rajendra Krishan, SH Bihari, Pt Narendra Sharma and Hasrat Jaipuri. This song is from the pen of SH Bihari. Music is composed by the duo of Shanker Jaikishan.

The song is about coming of age and the blossoming of first love. The song plays out in the gardens and then on to the boat and the Bombay coastline. Both Sunil Dutt and Nutan are still fresh from their 1967 hit together – ‘Milan’. And a little further back, they also have more hits together – ‘Khandaan’ in 1965 and ‘Sujaata’ in 1960. Ah yes, also ‘Gauri’ from 1968.

Enjoy this lesser heard melody in the voices of Rafi Sb and Asha Bhosle.

Song – Dheere Dheere Mohabbat Jawaan Ho Gai  (Bhai Behan) (1969) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Mohammed Rafi, Lyrics – SH Bihari, MD – Shankar Jaikishan

Lyrics

dheere dheere mohabbat jawaan ho gayi
baat itni badhi dastaan ho gayi
dheere dheere mohabbat jawaan ho gayi
baat itni badhi dastaan ho gayi
dheere dheere mohabbat jawaan ho gayi
baat itni badhi dastaan ho gayi

aap to jaane kya
mujhse keh kar miley
aap to jaane kya
mujhse keh kar miley
phool armaan ke dil mein itne khile
phool itne khile
husn ki zindagi gulsitaan ho dayi
baat itni badhi dastaan ho gayi
dheere dheere mohabbat jawaan ho gayi
baat itni badhi dastaan ho gayi

kar chuke aap jab
mujh se ahd e wafaa
kar chuke aap jab
mujh se ahd e wafaa
farq itna hi donon mein baaki raha
haaye baaki raha
aap dil ban gaye
aur main jaan ho gayi
baat itni badhi dastaan ho gayi
dheere dheere mohabbat jawaan ho gayi
baat itni badhi dastaan ho gayi

aaa aaa aaaa
aaaa aaaaa aaaa aaaa
aa haa haa
aa haa haa haa haa
aaaa aaaa aaa aaa aaaa

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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धीरे धीरे मोहब्बत जवां हो गई
बात इतनी बढ़ी दास्ताँ हो गई
धीरे धीरे मोहब्बत जवां हो गई
बात इतनी बढ़ी दास्ताँ हो गई
धीरे धीरे मोहब्बत जवां हो गई
बात इतनी बढ़ी दास्ताँ हो गई

आप तो जाने क्या
मुझसे कह कर मिले
आप तो जाने क्या
मुझसे कह कर मिले
फूल अरमान के दिल में इतने खिले
फूल इतने खिले
हुस्न की ज़िंदगी गुलसितां हो गई
बात इतनी बढ़ी दास्ताँ हो गई
धीरे धीरे मोहब्बत जवां हो गई
बात इतनी बढ़ी दास्ताँ हो गई

कर चुके आप जब
मुहसे अहद ए वफा
कर चुके आप जब
मुहसे अहद ए वफा
फर्क इतना ही दोनों में बाकी रहा
हाए बाकी रहा
आप दिल बन गए
और मैं जाँ हो गई
बात इतनी बढ़ी दास्ताँ हो गई
धीरे धीरे मोहब्बत जवां हो गई
बात इतनी बढ़ी दास्ताँ हो गई

आss आss आsss
आsss आssss आsss आsss
आ हा हा
आ हा हा हा हा
आsss आssss आss आss आsss

 


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

Blog Day : 3633 Post No. : 14462

Missing Films of 1960s – 77
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For quite some time, I was missing this film, thinking of the film ‘Poonam Ki Raat’, a 1965 film with music by Salil Chaudhry that is already Yippeee’d here on our blog. Careful scrutiny of the list prepared by Khyati Ben, brings me back to this film from 1967 – ‘Poonam Ka Chaand’.

Not much information is available about this film, other than what is present in the Geet Kosh. The songs of this film are partially available, but none of them seem to have as yet been published online. Once again, as far as I could search, and I know my search is not the best. 😉

The Geet Kosh lists this as a fantasy film, produced under the banner of MR Productions, Bombay and is directed by Suresh Tripathi. The cast of actors is briefly listed as Mahipal, Jaishri Gadkar, Sundar, Krishna Kumari, Heera Sawant, and Ram Singh. Hmmm. . . Mahipal is still active in lead roles in the year 1967 – wow.

Geet Kosh lists 9 songs for this film. Two lyricists are mentioned – Amar Chaturvedi and Saraswati Kumar Deepak. And a very interesting state of affairs emerges. 4 of the songs are written by Amar Chaturvedi and 5 by Saraswati Kumar Deepak. As per the listings, gramophone records seem to have been manufactured only for the songs written by Amar Chaturvedi. The records of the songs by Saraswati Kumar are either not manufactured, or are rare and not yet available in public domain. And so for practical purposes, only 4 songs of this film are available.

The name Amar Chaturvedi is new for the blog. He seems to be a one-film career person, well almost. In the Geet Kosh, his name appears for just this film, and one more song in the film ‘Truck Driver’ of 1970. Besides that, his name does not appear anywhere else, not even in any unreleased films listings. And for that reason, there is no other information available about this poet. I request other readers and friends to please add information about him, if available.

The song is a very lilting melody, appears to be a group dance song, in which a lady is being teased by her friends, who are saying that she is looking so beautiful, so tell us who is the person you are going to ensnare. The words are very lovely and enticing. The music and the arrangement of the chorus voices is very endearing. A wonderful song that has remained obscure for so many decades. Listen and enjoy.

Song – O Gori Chhori Kis Ka Karogi Shikaar  (Poonam Ka Chaand) (1967) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Amar Chaturvedi, MD – Neenu Majumdar
Chorus

Lyrics

o gori chhori kis ka karogi shikaar
o gori chhori kis ka karogi shikaar

hothon ki laalee
masti ki pyaali
hothon ki laalee
masti ki pyaali
nainan hain tirchhi kataar
o gori chhori kis ka karogi shikaa..aa..aa..aar
o gori chhori kis ka karogi shikaar
o gori chhori kis ka karogi shikaar
o gori chhori
kis ka karogi shikaar
o gori chhori kis ka karogi shikaa..aa..aa..aar

bindiya damke mehndi mehke
kajra karey ishaare
o gori chhori kajra karey ishaare
bindiya damke mehndi mehke
kajra karey ishaare
o gori chhori kajra karey ishaare
gaal gulaabi
chaal sharaabi
gaal gulaabi
chaal sharaabi
haal ajeeb tumhaare
o gori chhori haal ajeeb tumhaare
baina rangeele naina nasheele
baina rangeele naina nasheele
maang rahe hain pyaar
o gori chhori kis ka karogi shikaa..aa..aa..aar
o gori chhori kis ka karogi shikaar
o gori chhori kis ka karogi shikaar
o gori chhori
kis ka karogi shikaar
o gori chhori kis ka karogi shikaa..aa..aa..aar

bhes badal kar
ghar se nikli roop nagar ki raani
bhes badal kar
ghar se nikli roop nagar ki raani
paayal jhanke kangana khanke
paayal jhanke kangana khanke
akhiaan kahe kahaani
o gori tori akhiaan kahe kahaani
kis rasiya ko
man basiya ko
kis rasiya ko
man basiya ko
chhalne chala hai singaar
o gori chhori kis ka karogi shikaa..aa..aa..aar

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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ओ गोरी छोरी किसका करोगी शिकार
ओ गोरी छोरी किसका करोगी शिकार

होठों की लाली
मस्ती की प्याली
होठों की लाली
मस्ती की प्याली
नैना हैं तिरछी कटार
ओ गोरी छोरी किसका करोगी शिका॰॰आ॰॰आ॰॰आर
ओ गोरी छोरी किसका करोगी शिकार
ओ गोरी छोरी किसका करोगी शिकार
ओ गोरी छोरी
किसका करोगी शिकार
ओ गोरी छोरी किसका करोगी शिका॰॰आ॰॰आ॰॰आर

बिंदिया दमके मेहंदी महके
कजरा करे इशारे
ओ गोरी छोरी कजरा करे इशारे
बिंदिया दमके मेहंदी महके
कजरा करे इशारे
ओ गोरी छोरी कजरा करे इशारे
गाल गुलाबी
चाल शराबी
गाल गुलाबी
चाल शराबी
हाल अजीब तुम्हारे
ओ गोरी छोरी हाल अजीब तुम्हारे
बैना रँगीले नैना नशीले
बैना रँगीले नैना नशीले
मांग रहे हैं प्यार
ओ गोरी छोरी किसका करोगी शिका॰॰आ॰॰आ॰॰आर
ओ गोरी छोरी किसका करोगी शिकार
ओ गोरी छोरी किसका करोगी शिकार
ओ गोरी छोरी
किसका करोगी शिकार
ओ गोरी छोरी किसका करोगी शिका॰॰आ॰॰आ॰॰आर

भेस बादल कर
घर से निकली रूप नगर की रानी
भेस बादल कर
घर से निकली रूप नगर की रानी
पायल झनके कंगना खनके
पायल झनके कंगना खनके
अखियाँ कहे कहानी
ओ गोरी तोरी अखियाँ कहे कहानी
किस रसिया को
मन बसिया को
किस रसिया को
मन बसिया को
छलने चला है सिंगार
ओ गोरी छोरी किसका करोगी शिका॰॰आ॰॰आ॰॰आर


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

Blog Day : 3623 Post No. : 14441

After completing the recording, Mukesh had commented – people will remember you for this song. He was talking to the music director, and was expressing his emotions having just rendered a beautiful composition. The music director – Daan Singh. The song – “Wo Tere Pyaar Ka Gham” (from the film ‘My Love’ (1970)). Prophetic words, in some ways, yes, because this song is still on the list of favorites of the lovers of this music. But does everyone remember Daan Singh in connection with this song – I am not sure.

A composer with a huge talent, which was matched in his lifetime only by the immense neglect with which the industry has treated him. He had blessings from maestros like Khemchand Prakash and Anil Biswas, but the tinsel world in Bombay did not welcome him enough. The tracks from the unreleased film ‘Bhool Na Jaana’ (c 1965) should have been a sign for any discerning producer concerned with the quality of music in his films. But it was not to be so. Daan Singh spent a few frustrating years in Bombay, and then returned to Jaipur, and continued to work at the AIR Jaipur station.

A career that talks of just maybe five films. ‘Bhool Na Jaana’, mid sixties, unreleased; ‘Toofaan’, 1969, a Dara Singh action film; ‘My Love’, 1970, a romantic story with big name stars – Shashi Kapoor and Sharmila Tagore – did not succeed at box office; ‘Bawandar’, 2000, in the final edit, all songs went off screen, and the music remained just on the album; ‘Bhobar’, 2011, Rajasthani film, one song.

And then, on June 18, 2011 itself, he passed away after a brief illness – unsung, un-acknowledged. A sad conclusion, especially when one has heard his creations. Seven years have passed – we honor and remember him on this day.

Today’s song is from the 1969 film ‘Toofaan’. Although an action/adventure film for the B-grade circuit, the music of this film simply great. Here is a soft romantic number sung by Asha Bhosle. The lyrics are written by Akhtar Romani. On screen, the song is performed by actress Anita, who is attempting to entice and seduce Dara Singh, probably in preparation for the arrival of other members of the gang.

Listen and enjoy.

 

Song – Husn Mein Bhi Hai Nasha  (Toofaan) (1969) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Akhtar Romani, MD – Daan Singh

Lyrics

husn mein bhi hai nasha
jaam mein bhi hai nasha
peene waale dekh pee ke
farq hai donon mein kya
husn mein bhi hai nasha
jaam mein bhi hai nasha

ye adaayen ye nazaare
ye lachak ye shokhiyaan
tujhko masti mein pukaare
koi tera meharbaan
aag ye tu ne lagaai
aag ye tu hi bujha
husn mein bhi hai nasha
jaam mein bhi hai nasha

aaj dil behke to behke
hosh ka mat naam le
aaj dil behke to behke
hosh ka mat naam le
do ghadi madhosh reh ke
bekhudi se kaam le
khud bhi pee aankhon se meri
aur mujhko bhi pila
husn mein bhi hai nasha
jaam mein bhi hai nasha

aaj har parda utha de
tujhko chaahat ki kasam
aaj har doori mita de
tujhko teri hi kasam
main bana doon husn tujhko
ishq tu mujhko bana
husn mein bhi hai nasha
jaam mein bhi hai nasha
peene waale dekh pee ke’
farq hai donon mein kya
husn mein bhi hai nasha
jaam mein bhi hai nasha

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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हुस्न में भी है नशा
जाम में भी है नशा
पीने वाले देख पी के
फर्क है दोनों में क्या
हुस्न में भी है नशा
जाम में भी है नशा

ये अदाए एं ये नज़ारे
ये लचक ये शोखियाँ
तुझको मस्ती में पुकारे
कोई तेरा मेहरबाँ
आग ये तु ने लगाई
आग ये तू ही बुझा
हुस्न में भी है नशा
जाम में भी है नशा

आज दिल बहके तो बहके
होश का मत नाम ले
आज दिल बहके तो बहके
होश का मत नाम ले
दो घड़ी मदहोश रह के
बेखुदी से काम ले
खुद भी पी आँखों से मेरी
और मुझको भी पिला
हुस्न में भी है नशा
जाम में भी है नशा

आज हर पर्दा उठा दे
तुझको चाहत की कसम
आज हर दूरी मिटा दे
तुझको तेरी ही कसम
मैं बना दूँ हुस्न तुझको
इश्क़ तू मुझको बना
हुस्न में भी है नशा
जाम में भी है नशा
पीने वाले देख पी के
फर्क है दोनों में क्या
हुस्न में भी है नशा
जाम में भी है नशा


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

Blog Day : 3619 Post No. : 14424

Mohammed Rafi – Duets – ‘अ’  से  ‘ह’ तक  (From ‘अ’ to ‘ह’) – 15
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‘झ’ – झुक के ज़मीन चूम रहा आसमान ॰ ॰ ॰

बस्ती बस्ती पर्वत पर्वत गाता जाये बंजारा  ॰ ॰ ॰

Over the hills and through the valleys; on lonely roads and barren deserts; be it crowded cities or a lonely boatman – there is always a song, and your voice with it, don’t have to search far. . .

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What a gem of discovery this song is. I can’t recall having heard it earlier. The film is ‘Dhoop Chhaaon’ from 1954. The film itself is not so unfamiliar – three songs of this film are already showcased on our blog. Although of course it is lesser known than its more famous same name predecessor from 1935. Btw, there is another film by the same name in 1977 also.

But this song – such a melodious creation it is, and a surprise that it has remained obscure for such a long time.

The 1954 ‘Dhoop Chhaaon’ is produced by MO Suhel for the banner of Suhel Art Productions, Bombay and is directed by SM Raza. Geet Kosh lists 9 songs for this film, all composed by Aziz Hindi. Four song writers are listed – Manohar Khanna, Jaan Nisar Akhtar, Arshi Ajmeri and Khaawar Zamaa. This song is from the pen of Jaan Nisar Akhtar. An interesting aside, the name of assistant music director is listed as Madan Sachdev. I wonder if this is the same person as S Madan, who gave music for the 1960 film ‘Batwaara’. I request other knowledgeable friends and readers to please comment on this observation.

The star cast is listed as Shyama, Bharat Bhushan, Agha, NA Ansari, Krishna Kumari, Shameem, Mumtaz, Maqbool, A Roshan, Ahmed, and S Nazeer. And I just recalled something, and confirmed with the anniversaries list. 12 June, that is this past Tuesday, was the birth anniversary of Shyama. And yesterday, 14th June, was the birth anniversary of Bharat Bhushan. Given that they are the lead pair in this film, it is more than likely that this duet song is picturized on them. Earlier this week I was thinking of doing a post on Shyama, but could not get to it. This song turns out to be a bonus in that respect, reviving the memories of these two stalwart artists of Hindi cinema.

A lovely melodious song that is seems to have missed the attention of music lovers. Since I traced out this song on YT, I have heard it many times and simply do not seem to be getting over it. I am sure you will enjoy too.

 

Song – Jhuk Ke Zameen Choom Raha Aasmaan  (Dhoop Chhaaon) (1954) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Mohammed Rafi, Lyrics – Jaan Nisar Akhtar, MD – Aziz Hindi
Mohammed Rafi + Asha Bhosle

Lyrics

aaa aaaaaa
aaaaaa aaaa aaaaaaaaa
aaaaa aaaaaaaa aaaa aa

jhuk ke zameen choom raha aasmaan
aaj galey mil rahe dono jahaan
phir kyon na milen kyon na hum saajna
phir kyon na milen kyon na hum saajna
jhuk ke zameen choom raha aasmaan
aaj galey mil rahe dono jahaan
phir kyon na milen kyon na hum saajna
phir kyon na milen kyon na hum saajna

dekho sajan kaisi har shai pe khushi chhaayee hai
baat mohabbat ki ban aayi hai
aaj miley do dil
milne ki ghadi aayi hai
kaisi haseen aaj ki tanhaai hai
jhoom raha kab se umangi samaan
choom rahi phool ka munh titliaan
phir kyon na milen kyon na hum saajna
phir kyon na milen kyon na hum saajna
jhuk ke zameen choom raha aasmaan
aaj galey mil rahe dono jahaan
phir kyon na milen kyon na hum saajna
phir kyon na milen kyon na hum saajna

nazron mein lehren hain
haathon mein tera haath hai
mera jahaan aaj mere saath hai
kitni jawaan kaisi rangeen mulaqaat hai
saath mein armaanon ki baraat hai
kehti huin pyaar bhari daastaan
beh rahin saagar ki taraf naddiyaan
phir kyon na milen kyon na hum saajna
phir kyon na milen kyon na hum saajna
jhuk ke zameen choom raha aasmaan
aaj galey mil rahe dono jahaan
phir kyon na milen kyon na hum saajna
phir kyon na milen kyon na hum saajna

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

झुक के ज़मीन चूम रहा आसमान
आज गले मिल रहे दोनों जहां
फिर क्यों ना मिलें क्यों ना हम साजना
फिर क्यों ना मिलें क्यों ना हम साजना
झुक के ज़मीन चूम रहा आसमान
आज गले मिल रहे दोनों जहां
फिर क्यों ना मिलें क्यों ना हम साजना
फिर क्यों ना मिलें क्यों ना हम साजना

देखो सजन कैसी हर शै पे खुशी छाई है
बात मोहब्बत की बन आई है
आज मिले दो दिल
मिलने की घड़ी आई है
कैसी हसीं आज की तनहाई है
झूम रहा कबसे उमंगीं समां
चूम रही फूल का मुंह तितलियाँ
फिर क्यों ना मिलें क्यों ना हम साजना
फिर क्यों ना मिलें क्यों ना हम साजना
झुक के ज़मीन चूम रहा आसमान
आज गले मिल रहे दोनों जहां
फिर क्यों ना मिलें क्यों ना हम साजना
फिर क्यों ना मिलें क्यों ना हम साजना

नज़रों में लहरें हैं
हाथों में तेरा हाथ है
मेरा जहां आज मेरे साथ है
कितनी जवां कैसी रंगीन मुलाक़ात है
साथ में अरमानों की बरात है
कहती हुईं प्यार भरी दास्ताँ
बह रहीं सागर की तरफ नद्दीयां
फिर क्यों ना मिलें क्यों ना हम साजना
फिर क्यों ना मिलें क्यों ना हम साजना
झुक के ज़मीन चूम रहा आसमान
आज गले मिल रहे दोनों जहां
फिर क्यों ना मिलें क्यों ना हम साजना
फिर क्यों ना मिलें क्यों ना हम साजना


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

Blog Day : 3619 Post No. : 14423

Missing Films of 1960s – 75
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‘Thief Of Baghdad’ – a movie that has now became a legend, came to the silver screen almost a hundred years ago, in an era when even Hollywood was still in the silent zone. This archetypal tale adapted from the ‘Tales of a Thousand Nights’ (what we know better as ‘Arabian Nights’), was made into a film by Douglas Fairbanks who wrote the story for the film, produced it and played the lead role. Over the decades, this film has become a seminal benchmark of what fantasy cinema should be. The lavish production was much ahead of its time of the 1920s. In that era, the production cost of the film came to a whopping 1.1 million USD. One has to see to believe the scale of production – towering palaces, fabulous interiors, special effects to blow your mind and a cast of thousands much before Cecil B DeMille put his hand to the camera. This film is available in public domain, and it is a veritable treat to watch.

Over the decades, the film has been remade in Hollywood and also in other parts of the world, sustaining and perpetuating the fantasy of this adorable tale of a petty, brazen, street smart thief whose philosophy in life is “. . . what I like, I take.” His life changes when he sees the sleeping princess and falls in love with her. The plot of the story passes through many twists and turns and magical elements, before the two lovers are joined together. While watching the film, one gets this feeling – haan yes, this is how it happens in the adventure films of Hindi cinema. But the important thing to realize is – here is where it started. This is the original, and what followed are influenced from this one.

In Hindi films, the earliest reference we can garner is a silent film from 1931 – ‘Iraaque Ka Chor’. Although not essentially mentioning Baghdad, and in the absence of any plot details, it is possible that this film follows the Fairbanks original from 1924. Besides the interesting trivia that Baghdad and Basra were probably the only two well known cities of Iraq.

In the era of sound movies, 1934 is the first time this name appears. That year, two films were made – ‘Baghdad Ka Chor’ and ‘Iraaque Ka Chor’. The next in line is the 1946 film ‘Baghdad Ka Chor’, followed again in 1955 by another film of the same name. Then in 1968, we have the Dara Singh starrer ‘Thief Of Baghdad’. In 1977 came another version with the same title, the star cast being led by Shatrughan Sinha, Kabir Bedi and Sulakshana Pandit. In 1978, Kabir Bedi starred in another film by the same name, for TV.

With this song today we bring on board the 1968 film ‘Thief Of Baghdad’. The film is produced by Bohra Brothers and is directed by Shriram. The abbreviated list of actors is Dara Singh, Nishi, Helen, Savita, Jeevankala, P Kailash, BM Vyas, Sheikh, Ravi Kumar, Ram Kumar, Maqbool, Sunanda, Amritrana, Jilani, Sarita Devi, Munshi Munakka, Bijnor, Ramesh Kant, Johnny Whisky, Dilip Dutt, Maruti, Rani, Gani, Mohammed Ali, B Sandow, Gulab, Gaffar, Mansoor, Mohammedali Steelman, Vimla, Khursheed and Saudagar Singh. And we see many of them in the video clip of this song.

The information about the songs in Geet Kosh is indicated as being not complete. It lists 5 songs, with indication that more songs are in the film. The film being available, I checked it and I can identify at least one more song which is not listed in Geet Kosh.

The credits of the film identify two songwriters – Aziz Ghaazi and SH Bihari. The writer of this song is not specifically identified. Music is given by Baldev Nath, which most likely is the same person as Baldev Nath Bali or BN Bali.

This song is a raaj darbaar dance song which is performed by Helen and Rani [Jeevankala]. The singing voice is just one, i.e. Asha Bhosle with the lines being shared by the two dancers on screen.
[Ed Note: Thanks to dear Prakash ji for correcting the identification of the lady dancer accompanying Helen in this song.]

In this screen situation, Nishi is the princess who has fallen in love with Dara Singh, a commoner. Dara Singh and his team is captured and are shown in chains. The scheming Wazir, role played by P Kailash (I need help to identify this actor) has imprisoned the King, and has forced the princess to marry him, given that her father and her lover are both his prisoners. So Nishi and this Wazir are seated in the two throne like chairs, and the dance is being performed for the occasion. As per the storyline of this film, Helen performs the role of Dara Singh’s younger sister.
[Ed Note: Once again thanks to dear Prakash ji for identifying the actor playing the role of the Wazir.]

The video clip shows a number of actors. There are two more men in chains. The one in mustard shirt with chains tied to his wrists (again need help to identify this actor) plays the role of Dara Singh’s younger brother in the film. The third person in chains, wearing a black shirt and with chains around his neck is Sheikh. There is a few other actors shown in momentary close up shots, who are also watching this performance. I request other readers and friends to please help identify them.

So with this song, the 1968 film ‘Thief Of Baghdad’ makes its debut on our blog. That also brings the count of films brought on board through this series now to 75. Wow. Let us see how many more we are able to add in the coming weeks. Working on the home work list that Katie Ben prepared for me, we shall not be hitting the century mark on this series, but I think we will get pretty close. 🙂

 

Song – Humko Bhi Marna Hai, Tumko Bhi Marna Hai  (Thief Of Baghdad) (1968) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – [Unattributed], MD – Baldev Nath

Lyrics

khabrdaar. . .

hoshiyaar. . .

humko bhi marna hai
tumko bhi marna hai

humko bhi marna hai
tumko bhi marna hai
marne se darna kya
jeene ki baaten kar
humko bhi marna hai
tumko bhi marna hai

duniya ke gulshan mein
kaante hazaaron hain
duniya ke gulshan mein
kaante hazaaron hain
kaanton se bachta ja
duniya se daaman bhar
humko bhi marna hai
tumko bhi marna hai

chaahat ki raahon mein
maana ke khatra hai
chaahat ki raahon mein
maana ke khatra hai
phir bhi tu chalta ja
mere ishaaron par
humko bhi marna hai
tumko bhi marna hai

maujon mein rehne de
kashti jawaani ki
maujon mein rehne de
kashti jawaani ki
aata nahin hum ko
marna kinaaron par

humko bhi marna hai
tumko bhi marna hai
marne se darna kya
jeene ki baaten kar
humko bhi marna hai
tumko bhi marna hai

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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खबरदार॰ ॰ ॰

होशियार॰ ॰ ॰

हमको भी मरना है
तुमको भी मरना है

हमको भी मरना है
तुमको भी मरना है
मरने से डरना क्या
जीने की बातें कर
हमको भी मरना है
तुमको भी मरना है

दुनिया के गुलशन में
कांटे हजारों हैं
दुनिया के गुलशन में
कांटे हजारों हैं
काँटों से बचता जा
दुनिया से दामन भर
हमको भी मरना है
तुमको भी मरना है

चाहत की राहों में
माना के खतरे हैं
चाहत की राहों में
माना के खतरे हैं
फिर भी तू चलता जा
मेरे इशारों पर
हमको भी मरना है
तुमको भी मरना है

मौजों में रहने दे
कश्ती जवानी की
मौजों में रहने दे
कश्ती जवानी की
आता नहीं हम को
मारना किनारों पर

हमको भी मरना है
तुमको भी मरना है
मरने से डरना क्या
जीने की बातें कर
हमको भी मरना है
तुमको भी मरना है


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

Blog Day : 3588 Post No. : 14341

झर गए पात
बिसर गई टहनी॰ ॰ ॰

One of his most well known poems. It tells of the in depth vision of this poet’s mind that has explore the sensitivities of the human mind and this existence. He passed away day before yesterday, on a Sunday afternoon. Went in for a post lunch nap, never to rise again – as simple as that. He was 87.

Born as Nandram Das Bairagi on 10th February, 1931, in Rampura village of district Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh, he had a penchant for writings songs and poems right from his teen years. The manner in which he strung together his verses, and then the way in which he presented them, made him a popular poet at kavi sammelans and cultural programs. People were drawn to this very young man whose words of romanticism, and the social and philosophical messaging brought him to limelight quite early in life. Once at such a gathering, the local candidate for an upcoming election anointed him with the name ‘Balkavi’, and this name then became his signature for life. [This episode is attributed to Kailashnath Katju, a candidate belonging to the Congress party.]

The association with this political outfit became stronger as he moved into election politics. In 1968 he was elected to the Madhya Pradesh Assembly. He won again in 1980, and was a minister in the cabinet till 1984. From 1984 to 1989 he was a member of the Lok Sabha. After this, he was also a member of the Rajya Sabha from 1998 to 2004.

In his heydays, he wrote occasional songs for films, in the decades of 1960s and 1970s. His first film as a songwriter is ‘Gogola’ from 1966. The duet “Zara Keh Do Fizaaon Se Hamen Itna Sataayen Na. . .” became quite popular. Not only had he the ability to write such romantic verses, but also to create such comedy songs as “Bori Bunder Se Borivali, Dekh Li Maine Gali Gali”, also from the same film.  He has written about 40 songs for the following films (as per Geet Kosh listings),

  • Gogola (1966)
  • Do Boond Paani (1971)
  • Reshma Aur Shera (1971)
  • Veer Chhatrsaal (1971)
  • Achhaa Bura (1972)
  • Kshitij (1974)
  • Rani Aur Lalpari (1975)
  • Jaadu Tona (1977)
  • Pal Do Pal Ka Saath (1978)
  • Azaadi Pachchees Baras Ki (UR)
  • Chautha Paalna (UR)
  • Mausam Badla Hai (UR)

His best known and most popular creation is “Tu Chanda Main Chaandni. . .” from ‘Reshma Aur Shera’, that is tuned by Jaidev. In ‘Veer Chhatrasaal’, he worked with SN Tripathi and in ‘Rani Aur Lalpari’, he teamed up with Vasant Desai. His verses from ‘Veer Chhatrasaal’ are poetic gems – “Nimbuwa Pe Aao Mere Ambuba Pe Aao…”, “Gauri Raat Guzaar Do Kar Chakvi Se Baat…”, and “Jaga Rahe Ghanghor Nagaade Bula Rahi Hai Ranbheri…”. His songs in the normal B grade horror film ‘Jaadu Tona’ are way beyond the quality of the film – “Har Sannata Kuchh Kehta Hai, Har Khamoshi Kuchh Gaati Hai. . .” and “Saanwri Saloni Jamna Ka Jeevan, Ganga Ki Umar Paaye Tu. . .”.

Today I present this unusual philosophical song of love from the film ‘Jaadu Tona’ (1977). The music is composed by Hemant Bhosle. The singing voices are of Yesudas and Asha Bhosle. A poignant and curious exchange on the topic of love, that talks not of birds and roses, but tells the tales of silences and the conversations of mind. Well composed in a slow pace for the mood of the song, and equally well rendered by Asha ji and Yesudas.

Bidding goodbye to the poet of simple verses and deep insights. RIP Balkavi Bairaagi ji.

झर गए पात
बिसर गई टहनी
करूण कथा जग से क्या कहनी॰ ॰ ॰

[Ed Note: This song replaces the earlier posted song at this post no. – “Andhe Safar Mein Hum Bhi Tum Bhi”. The earlier song was duplicated, having already been posted before.]

Song – Har Sannaata Kuchh Kehta Hai  (Jaadu Tona) (1977) Singer – Yesudas, Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Balkavi Bairaagi, MD – Hemant Bhosle
Yesudas + Asha Bhosle

Lyrics

har sannaata kuchh kehta hai
har khaamoshi kuchh gaati hai
kuchh awaazen aisi bhi hain
jo mann hi mann takraati hain
har sannaata kuchh kehta hai
har khaamoshi kuchh gaati hai
kuchh awaazen aisi bhi hain
jo mann hi mann takraati hain
har sannaata kuchh kehta hai
har khaamoshi kuchh gaati hai

wo sapnon mein bhi aate hain
to khushboo si chhaa jaati hai
us waqt ka aalam kya hoga
jab baahon mein aa jaayenge
andaaz lagaane waale hi
andaaz lagaaya karte hain
aksar gumsum sapne hi
awaaz lagaaya karte hain
har sannaata kuchh kehta hai
har khaamoshi kuchh gaati hai
kuchh awaazen aisi bhi hain
jo mann hi mann takraati hain
har sannaata kuchh kehta hai
har khaamoshi kuchh gaati hai

is aag se jo takraata hai
ye aag usey pee jaati hai
is aag ko jo pee jaata hai
kehte hain khuda ho jaata hai
do chaar gunaahon ki hasrat
chhoti si tamanna maafi ki
insaan hi rehne do mujhko
mujhko na khuda kehlaana hai
jab sannaate kuchh kehte hain
jab khaamoshi kuchh gaati hai
kehte hain khuda ki haalat bhi
kuchh aisi hi ho jaati hai
jab sannaate kuchh kehte hain
jab khaamoshi kuchh gaati hai

 

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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हर सन्नाटा कुछ कहता है
हर खामोशी कुछ गाती है
कुछ आवाज़ें ऐसी भी हैं
जो मन ही मन टकराती हैं
हर सन्नाटा कुछ कहता है
हर खामोशी कुछ गाती है
कुछ आवाज़ें ऐसी भी हैं
जो मन ही मन टकराती हैं
हर सन्नाटा कुछ कहता है
हर खामोशी कुछ गाती है

वो सपनों में भी आते हैं
तो खुशबू सी छा जाती है
उस वक़्त का आलम क्या होगा
जब बाहों में आ जाएंगे
अंदाज़ लगाने वाले ही
अंदाज़ लगाया करते हैं
अक्सर गुमसुम सपने ही
आवाज़ लगाया करते हैं
सन्नाटा कुछ कहता है
हर खामोशी कुछ गाती है
कुछ आवाज़ें ऐसी भी हैं
जो मन ही मन टकराती हैं
हर सन्नाटा कुछ कहता है
हर खामोशी कुछ गाती है

इस आग से जो टकराता है
ये आग उसे पी जाती है
इस आग को जो पी जाता है
कहते हैं खुदा हो जाता है
दो चार गुनाहों की हसरत
छोटी सी तमन्ना माफी की
इन्सान ही रहने दो मुझको
मुझको खुदा ना कहलाना है
जब सन्नाटे कुछ कहते हैं
जब खामोशी कुछ गाती है
कहते हैं खुदा की हालत भी
कुछ ऐसी ही हो जाती है
जब सन्नाटे कुछ कहते हैं
जब खामोशी कुछ गाती है


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