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This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, 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 : 3548 Post No. : 14236

Today’s song is from a film called Ahinsa-1947. The film makes its Debut on the Blog. The song is sung by Chitalkar, an unknown female voice and Chorus. Written by G S Nepali, it is composed by C Ramchandra.

1947 was a very momentous and memorable year in the annals of Hindi film Industry.Many talented actors, directors,singers, composers, lyricists, writers and technicians left India, opting to migrate to Pakistan. The year 1947 actually started with a bad Omen. K L Saigal died on 18th January 1947. The country was on the threshold of Partition and Independence for two countries. The film industry, which was a true Secular industry, started harbouring doubts about each other.

Muslim artists who decided to migrate, started completing their assignments hurriedly. Suddenly, the film industry became extremely busy, resulting in churning out 181 Hindi films in just one year.This was a record in itself. It took another 40 odd years to break this record.187 films were made in 1985.

A void was created suddenly, when scores of film artistes from various disciplines migrated en masse to Pakistan.Most left in 1947,few more left within next 5 to 10 years and still some more,like actor Kumar left in the early 60s. By 1965, the entire process was almost complete, with few exceptions. Though the list is very long, some names who left India are, M.Ismail, Rafiq Gaznavi, Ghulam Mohd. actor, Zahur Shah, Zahur raja, Mukhtar Begum, Charlie, Nazir Ahmed, Ghulam haider, Najmul Hasan, Noorjehan, S M Yousuf, G A Chisti, Firoz Nizami, Ajmal, Khurshid Anwar, Saadat manto, Najam Naqvi, Ragini, W Z Ahmed, Swarnalata, Nashaad, Premlata,Shaukat Rizvi, Himalaywala, Rasheed Atre, meena Shorey, Asha Posley, Renuka devi, Nissar Bazmi, Sudhir, Santosh etc etc……..

In 1947, so many films were made, but since many were completed in a hurry, a large chunk of films failed miserably. Only a handful films were good and successful. In fact these films were so good that their music and songs actually heralded the beginning of “The Golden Period”. Films like Jugnu, Do Bhai, Dard, Mirza Sahiban, Shehnai, Elaan, Sindoor, Meera, Parwana, Saajan, Aapki sewa mein, Bela, Do dil and many more gave excellent and long lasting songs.

Some landmarks too took place. Lata’s first playback song, Usha Kiran’s debut in film Lalat, in her real name-Usha Marathe, Extra ordinary film Elaan, which was much ahead of its time and a very bold film on Muslim society weaknesses, Madhubala’s debut, debut of Uma Devi, Debut of Manhar Desai(Malcom D’souza), Last film of Saigal-Parwana, Last film of Noorjehan-Mirza Sahiban, First Simhali film ‘Broken promises’ made in Bombay, First studio-Uday in Kerala and the rise of C Ramchandra as a strong competitor to Naushad, were some important events of 1947.

C Ramchandra left Jayant Desai’s job in 1945. Then he was working on a film called ” Ahinsa”, which was delayed, censored in 1947 and released only in 1948.

The story was based on 1942 Quit India movement, but since it was delayed, lot of changes in story and songs took place. That was a period when Gandhi ji was on Top. He was the epitome of Ahinsa (Non violence), though the Partition took place with his consent only. So, to cash on the Gandhi wave, the film title must have been kept Ahinsa. I have not seen the film, but Baburao Patel’s Film India does not speak good about the film. Actually, this film was a resounding flop.

The gist of the film story is, Santosh- an upholder of Ahinsa, saves a British soldies from getting killed with an axe, by some terrorists. In the melee that ensues, the culprits run away and Santosh is caught with axe in his hands. Luckily, the soldier testifies in his favour and he is saved. This was a Debut film for the actor Santosh Kumar, the production house, Kashmir films and its Director Rajaram.

The real name of Santosh Kumar was Syed Moosa Abbas Raza. He was born on 25-12-1925 at Lahore. He hailed from a noble family of U.P. he graduated from Osmania University of Hyderabad Deccan, he also passed the ICS exam with flying colours. He was a tall and very handsome young man with command over English and Urdu.

His first film was ‘Ahinsa’-47 and second film was ‘ Meri kahani-48’. Then he migrated to Pakistan. He was one of the most successful actors of Pakistani films.He was the Hero of film ‘ Do Aansoo’-50, the first film in Pakistan to celebrate Silver Jubilee. He won the first Nigar Award too.

After working in more than 100 films, he diversified and became a Director in an American food company. He had also led many film industry delegations abroad. he was truly a Superstar. His second wife was actress Sabiha Khanum. His all family was in films. he died on 11-6-1982, just a few days before his son’s marriage. It was often said in Pakistan that if he had opted to remain in India, he would have overtaken Dilip kumar !

Navin Yagnik ( from U.P.), who also wrote the film story, did the role of the terrorist, Ramayan Tiwari was the Boss of the gang. The film was directed by Rajaram-his first film as a director. later he directed 3 more films,namely, Madadgaar-47, Dhoom dham-49 and Dilbar-51.

Film Ahinsa was released at Novelty Theatre Bombay on 20-2-1948, just about 3 weeks after Gandhi’s death. may be the timing was wrong, as there were many riots all over India during this period. Today’s song seems to be a marching song. the music and tune of the song is very good. I liked it. The songs of film Ahinsa were not available so far. They have been uploaded on You Tube only on 16th March 2018, about 20 days ago.h


Song-Azaad hain hum aaj se (Ahinsa)(1947) Singers- Unknown female voice, Chitalkar, Lyricist- Gopal Singh Nepali, MD- C Ramchandra
Male chorus
Female chorus
Both
Both +chorus

Lyrics

Azaad hain hum aaj se
jailon ke taale tod do
ab jaao apne desh ko
angrezon bharat chhod do
bharat chhod do
bharat chhod do

?? phusla ke chhen li
tumne ?? shamsheer
kaanoon padhkar pyaar se
phir pahna di zanjeer
do sau baras se bhar gaya thha
paapon ka ghada phod do
ab jaao apne desh ko
angrezon bharat chhod do
bharat chhod do
bharat chhod do
Azaad hain hum aaj se
jailon ke taale tod do
ab jaao apne desh ko
angrezon bharat chhod do
bharat chhod do
bharat chhod do

maara hai deshbhakton ko tumne
goli se bhoon ke
jaallianwaala bagh mein
hain daagh ab bhi khoon ke
jaallianwaala bagh mein
hain daagh ab bhi khoon ke
saari duniya dhikkaar ki
ab to apna munh mod lo
ab jaao apne desh ko
angrezon bharat chhod do
bharat chhod do
bharat chhod do

Azaad hain hum aaj se
jailon ke taale tod do
ab jaao apne desh ko
angrezon bharat chhod do
bharat chhod do
bharat chhod do

le kar mazhab ka maamla
tumne jhagda badha diya
le kar mazhab ka maamla
tumne jhagda badha diya

Hindu aur musalmaanon ko
aapas mein lada diya
Hindu aur musalmaanon ko
aapas mein lada diya
ham lad maren ya kuchh karen
tum ghar hamaara chhod do
ham lad maren ya kuchh karen
tum ghar hamaara chhod do
ab jaao apne desh ko
angrezon bharat chhod do

bharat chhod do
bharat chhod do
Azaad hain hum aaj se
jailon ke taale tod do
ab jaao apne desh ko
angrezon bharat chhod do
bharat chhod do
bharat chhod do

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Blog Day : 3523 Post No. : 14149

“Jigar”(1949) was directed by Bhagwan for Chandni Chitra Production. The movie had Bhagwan, Leela Gupte, Vasantrao, Baburao etc in it.

The movie had eight songs in it. Four songs from the movie have been discussed in the past.

Here is the fifth song from “Jigar”(1949) to appear in the blog. This romantic expression of love “panghat” song is sung by Rajkumari, C Ramchandra and chorus. Ehsan Rizvi is the lyricist. Music is composed by C Ramchandra.

Only the audio of this song is available. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of this song. My guess is that this song is picturised on Bhagwan and Leela Gupte. My guess could be wrong, seeing that I had made the same guess of actors for a C Ramchandra- Lata duet from this movie in the past as well. 🙂


Song-Mohe panghat pe jaate darr laage (Jigar)(1949) Singers-Rajkumari, C Ramchandra, Lyrics-Ehsan Rizvi, MD-C Ramchandra
Chorus

Lyrics

mohe panghat pe jaate darr laage
ho darr laage
mohe panghat pe jaate darr laage
ho darr laage

raste mein sainyyaa ka ghar laage
raste mein sainyya ka ghar laage
mohe panghat pe jaate darr laage
ho darr laage
mohe panghat pe jaate darr laage
ho darr laage

sainyya to ghar chhod aaye hain tere dwaare
phirte hain tere peechhey kheton mein maare maare
kyun tujhko sainyya se darr laage
ho
kyun tujhko sainyya se darr laage

mohe panghat pe jaate darr laage
ho darr laage
mohe panghat pe jaate darr laage
ho darr laage

maare maare phiroge tum
haath nahin aaungi
main haath nahin aaungi
maare maare phiroge tum
haath nahin aaungi
main haath nahin aaungi
gora mukh dikha ke main
aur bhi tarsaaungi
gora mukh dikha ke main
aur bhi tarsaaungi
dekho na
tumhri najar laage
ho
dekho na
tumhri najar laage
mohe panghat pe jaate darr laage
ho darr laage
mohe panghat pe jaate darr laage
ho darr laage

aurat ke aage hathh na chalegi
aurat ke aage hathh na chalegi
apna apna kaam dekho
daal na galegi
apna apna kaam dekho
daal na galegi
ab chaahe saari umar laage
ho
ab chaahe saari umar laage

mohe panghat pe jaate darr laage
ho darr laage
mohe panghat pe jaate darr laage
ho darr laage


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Blog Day : 3506 Post No. : 14087

“Shatranj”(1956) was produced and directed by Gyan Mukherji for Revati Productions, Bombay. This movie had Ashok Kumar, Meena Kumari, Yakub, Jagdish Sethi, Misra, VijayaLaxmi, Nana Palsikar etc in it.

This “social” movie had eight songs in it. Seven songs from the movie have been covered in the past.

Here are the details of the seven songs from the movie that have been covered till now:-

Song Title

Post No.

Post Date

Badli mein chhupe chand ne kuchh mujhse kahaa hai 1766 17-Aug-09
Chali bhi aa ke tera intezaar kab se hai 10577 10-Dec-14
Jawaani thhi soyee sapnon mein khoyee 11408 21-Sep-15
Hawa hai sard sard Multiple version song 11676 21-Dec-15
Kahin se shaam hote hi sitaare aa hi jaate hain 11716 31-Dec-15
Baaji kahin shahnaai aiyyo jee aiyyo 14061 16-Feb-18

Here is the eighth and final song from “Shatranj”(1956) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Lata. Rajinder Krishan is the lyricist. Music is composed by C Ramchandra. The song is picturised on Meena Kumari and Ashok Kumar.

Lyrics of this song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

With this song, “Shatranj”(1956) joins the list of movies that have all their songs covered in the blog.

Audio

Video

Song-Tu hai meri zindagi ka sahaara(Shatranj)(1956) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Rajinder Krishan, MD-C Ramchandra

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

kitnaa bhi hum
alag rahein aen
manzil to ek hai
ae ae ae ae
kashti judaa judaa sahi
saahil to ek hai

tu hai meri zindagi ka sahaaraa
nazar dhoondhti hai tera hi ishaara
tu hai meri zindagi ka sahaaraa
nazar dhoondhti hai tera hi ishaara

sunaa hai ke ban ke bigadti hain baatein
aen aen aen aen aen aen aen
sunaa hai ke ban ke bigadti hain baatein
nahin gham jo dooba hai qismat ka taaraa
nahin gham jo dooba hai qismat ka taaraa
nazar dhoondhti hai tera hi ishaara
tu hai meri zindagi ka sahaaraa
nazar dhoondhti hai tera hi ishaara

aaa aaa aaa aaa
aaa aaa aaa aaa
agar jism tu hai
main saayaa hoon teraa
aaa aaa aaa aaa
agar jism tu hai
main saayaa hoon teraa
rahega hamesha ye rishtaa hamaara
rahega hamesha ye rishtaa hamaara
nazar dhoondhti hai tera hi ishaara
tu hai meri zindagi ka sahaaraa
nazar dhoondhti hai tera hi ishaaraa


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Blog Day : 3500 Post No. : 14061

Today is Friday, 16 february 2018. It is just another day. But trust us to find something remarkable even out of seemingly routine matters. Today is a special day for the blog. It is the 3500th day for the blog.

It follows that the blog has seen 34 such occasions in the past as well. But we took notice of such kind of centuries for the first time only last year on 8 november 2017 when it was the 3400th day for the blog.

A quick mental calculation would show that there are 365 days in a year and so ten years have 3650 days (decimal system zindabaad ! 🙂 ). Add two additional days for two leap years. So the blog will turn one decade old or 3652 days old in another 152 days from now, on 19 july 2018 !

Another quick mental calculation would reveal that 3500 x 4= 14000. The blog has 14060 songs posts as of now. So it turns out that the blog is going on at a strike rate of just over four songs a day for 3500 days !

When a blog lasts this long and adds so many articles to it, then one is able to reel off quite a few statistics associated with it. I find that the blog by now has songs from as many as 3835 movies. As many as 1080 of these movies have already been YIPPEED ! So we no longer need to search for any additional songs for these 1080 movies because all of them have already been accounted for.

In the process of discussing songs, many artists have completed their own milestones in the blog. 35 music directors, 28 lyricists and 21 singers have more than one hundred songs each in the blog. Some of them in fact have their songs running into thousands in the blog.

There are a few artists who have almost all their songs covered in the blog. All available songs of K L Saigal, Suraiyya and Sajjad Hussain are showcased in the blog. Artists like Naushad, O P Nayyar, S D Burman, Madan Mohan, Talat Mehmood etc have less than 100 songs each left to be covered in the blog.

The blog is a great example of the power of online collaboration of likeminded individuals. All these individuals are making valuable contributions through their articles, lyrics, comments, suggestions etc. Some of these contributors have completed their own centuries in the blog.

The kind of skill sets that our contributors possess for the cause of HFM can be the envy of many professional set ups. We have contributors who are like research scholars and their original researches in the field of HFM have helped add to the information in the field of HFM.

The thing that pleases me most is the fact that we all feel like a group of people close to each other. Some of us have actually met each other and continue to meet each other from time to time. We have got to know each other quite closely and we often share in the joys and sorrow of each other.

I have a feeling that what we have seen so far is just the tip of the iceberg as far as our work in the field of HFM is concerned. The real extent of the iceberg has not yet been revealed. Lots of valuable background information and statistics pertaining to HFM have been collected during this nearly one decade long journey and that information has not yet appeared in the blog.

On the occasion of the blog touching 3500 days, here is a joie de vivre genre of song from “Shatranj” (1956). This song, the sixth out of eight songs from the movie is sung by Asha Bhonsle and chorus. Rajinder Krishan is the lyricist. Music is composed by C Ramchandra.

The song is picturised as a dance song on Sheila Vaz and others. The lead pair of Ashok Kumar and Meena Kumari are also visible in the picturisatoon as spectators.

Lyrics of this song were sent to me by Prakashchandra. He points out that one line in the audio version differs from the video version. Trust Prakashchandra to be able to differentiate between such fine details. 🙂

Video

Audio


Song-Baaji kahin shahnaai aiyyo jee aiyyoo (Shatranj)(1956) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Rajinder Krishan, MD-C Ramchandra
Chorus

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

baaji kahin shehnaayi
aiyyo jee aiyyo
baaji kahin shehnaayi
aiyyo jee aiyyo
phir yaad teri aayee
aiyyo jee aiyyo
phir yaad teri aayee
aiyyo jee aiyyo
baaji kahin shehnaayi
aiyyo jee aiyyo
phir yaad teri aayee
aiyyo jee aiyyo
phir yaad teri aayee
aiyyo jee aiyyo

o o o o
khushiyon ka zamaanaa hai
khushiyon ka zamaanaa hai
ye masti ka samaa hai
khushiyon ka zamaanaa hai
ye masti ka samaa hai
aabaad mohabbat ka mere dil mein jahaan hai
aabaad mohabbat ka mere dil mein jahaan hai
aane lagi angdaayee (video version “Milne ki ghadi aayee”)
aiyyo jee aiyyo
aane lagi angdaayee (video version “Milne ki ghadi aayee”)
aiyyo jee aiyyo
phir yaad teri aayee
aiyyo jee aiyyo
phir yaad teri aayee
aiyyo jee aiyyo
baaji kahin shehnaayi
aiyyo jee aiyyo
phir yaad teri aayee
aiyyo jee aiyyo
phir yaad teri aayee
aiyyo jee aiyyo

uss paar khade tum ho
haa aaa aaa aaa aaa
uss paar khade tum ho
to iss paar khade hum
uss paar khade tum ho
to iss paar khade hum
beete na kahin aisey hi
ye pyaar ka mausam
beete na kahin aisey hi
ye pyaar ka mausam
kehti hai ye tanhaayee
aiyyo jee aiyyo
kehti hai ye tanhaayee
aiyyo jee aiyyo
phir yaad teri aayee
aiyyo jee aiyyo
phir yaad teri aayee
aiyyo jee aiyyo
baaji kahin shehnaayi
aiyyo jee aiyyo
phir yaad teri aayee
aiyyo jee aiyyo
phir yaad teri aayee
aiyyo jee aiyyo


This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, 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 : 3476 Post No. : 13961

Today, 23rd January 2018 is the 121st Birth Anniversary of India’s best known revolutionary- Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. His life story and name is known to every Indian. It is not only very inspiring, but is very motivating as well. Unfortunately Netaji did not get the kind of help or support he needed and deserved for his Military action, from Indian politicians of his times. Netaji’s philosophy clashed with the Non-Violence policy espoused by Gandhi and his Congress Party. He pursued his dream single handedly. It is once in a Century that such a person is born. My respectful obeisance to Netaji.

On this occasion, here is a song describing his life which was nothing but a life of Balidaan or sacrifice.

Today’s song is from film Samadhi-1950. With this song, I remember and pay my respects to Music Director C.Ramchandra, in his Centenary Year.

Indian film industry is notably poor in making Patriotic films. Agreed that the first 16 years of the Talkie in India were not suitable or encouraging for making such films, as India was under British rule. But now, after 70+ years of ibdependence, the number of such films can be counted on the fingers of just one hand. Historical films have suffered the same fate. Our Historical films are based on some fictitious love stories and the history part is limited only to the costumes and Horses,Elephants etc.

No doubt, some film makers did make films based on Patriotic themes, almost immediately after independence or in the first few years after that. Songs with Patriotic themes were also used in few films. Films like Apna Desh-49,Samadhi-50, Pehla Admi-50, Andolan-51 and Anand Math-52 are some such examples, but these are only a few among the heap of song and comedy films that were being produced.Sporadic films like Jagriti-54, Chhatrapati Shivaji (52,61 and 2007) and some films of Manoj Kumar were made combining Patriotic themes in later years. As for “Historical” made those days- Mughal e Azam, Anarkali or Taj Mahal were more of Love story films than Historical films.

On this background, making a film like Samadhi was actually a risk. But this risk was offset by planting a Love story and some foot tapping songs and dances. In this, C.Ramchandra’s contribution was extremely important. The evergreen song ” Gore gore, o banke chhore” by Lata and Amirbai and few more lilting songs by Lata and Shamshad Begum made the film a memorable musical extravaganza. However, care was taken that the Patriotic theme of the movie was not compromised.

It was said that Samadhi’s story was based on a True Life story. The film was directed by Ramesh Saigal (2-3-1918 to 20-1-1980), who directed only 10 films in his career, but what some of his films were ! Shaheed-48, Samadhi-50, Shikast-53, Railway Platform-55 and Phir subah hogi-58 can not be forgotten. Film Samadhi had all the elements in it that make a movie successful. Moreover the film had the background of Indian National Army, led by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, who was loved by people of India. These factors made the film a grand success at the Box Office. By one estimate, film Samadhi-50 was the highest earner on Box Office in 1950. It reportedly made a gross collection of Rs.1,35,00,000 and a net profit of Rs. 75,00,000 (wiki).

The film cast was Ashok Kumar, Nalini Jaywant, Shyam, Mubarak, David, Badri Prashad, Shashi Kapoor Sr., Collins Paul etc etc.

Ashok Kumar and Nalini Jaywant came together for the first time with this film. They then went on to do 11 films together from 1950 to 1966. Together, they even went abroad for shooting of the film Naaz-54 . Their mutual attraction was well known in the industry. But later they parted ways and though their Bungalows in Union Park, Chembur, Bombay were opposite to each others, they did not even exchange greetings.

Actor Shyam (20-2-1920 to 15-4-1951), who was a popular Hero those days, did the role of Ashok Kumar’s elder brother despite being almost 10 years younger to Ashok Kumar. His height and good physique enabled him to look quite convincing as the elder brother of Ashok Kumar.

Shashi Kapoor Sr.(Shashi Chand Kapoor) did the role of young Ashok Kumar. It is interesting to note that the other Shashi kapoor Jr. ( Raj kapoor’s brother) did the young Ashok kumar’s role in film Sangram-50 in the same year

It is also interesting to note that Netaji’s role in this film was done by an actor named Collins. He was like an O.T.P.- never seen again in any film.

The story of this film was given by me earlier for some other post from this film, so I am not repeating it here. Baburao Patel of ” Film India”, wrote in its May-50 issue that the film was ” irrelevant and obsolete politically, since India had got its freedom now.” However the audience and the readers of his magazine did not agree to his comments and made this film a tremendous success. It goes to prove that Patriotic themes are never irrelevant.

Film Samadhi-50 had 7 songs. 5 songs were already discussed on the Blog. Let us enjoy the song by C.Ramchandra, describing Netaji’s life story in essence.

Ed note:- One song is now left to be covered. This balance song is “Sab mil kar Hind pukaaren” according to HFGK whose record was not made and this song is apparently not available.


Song-Netaji ka jeewan hai balidaan ki ek kahaani (Samadhi)(1950) Singer-C Ramchandra, Lyrics-Rajinder Krishan, MD-C Ramchandra
Nalini Jaiwant
Female chorus
Male chorus
All chorus

Lyrics

ho o o o
Netaji ka jeewan hai balidaan ki ek kahaani
Netaji ka jeewan hai balidan ki ek kahaani
balidaan hi balidaan hai
bachpan aur jawaani
bachpan aur jaawani
balidaan ki ek kahaani
balidaan ki ek kahaani

hoye bachpan hi se chanchal man mein armaanon ka mela thha
chhoti si ek lehar thhi dil mein
toofaanon ka rela thha
college mein ustaad jo thha wo thha london ka gora
arre usne kaha college me ek din
hindi kaala log chhichhora

sher bose ka khoon jo khaula
sher bose ka khoon jo khaula
gore ko ik chapat lagai
naam kata college se lekin
hind ki laaj bachaai
Netaji ka jeewan hai balidaan ki ek kahaani
balidaan hi balidaan hai bachpan aur jawaani
balidaan ki ek kahaani
balidaan ki ek kahaani

maat pita ne samjhaaya
aur englishtan ko kiya ravaana
badon ke aage honth na khole
lekin baagi dil na maana
europe mein ICS ke imtihaan ko paas kiya
arre itna ooncha ohda paakar
deshbakht ne chhod diya
phir
hindsutan mein aakar pehle gaandhi ko parnaam kiya
gaandhi ko parnaam kiya
gaandhi ko parnaam kiya

wo desh ki seva ka baapu se pehla pehla sabak liya
pehla pehla sabak liya
pehla pehla sabak liya

bharat ke dukh dard ko socha samjha aur pehchaana
kamar baandh kar rann mein aaya
aazaadi ka deewaana
aazaadi ka deewaana
aazaadi ka deewaana

kiya angrezon ne ye aid
karen is baagi ko ab qaid
kuchal daalen
masal daalen
kuchal daalen
masal daalen

magar
bachpan se jo baagi ho
wo zulm se darna kya jaane
jalne se kab ghabraate hain
shama watan ke parwaane
jiski rag rag mein shole hon
wo kya samjhe chingaari ko
hathkadiyon ko
zanjeeron ko
jailon ki chaar deewaari ko
kadam kadam par mushqil aayi
lekin sher sada lalkaara
rah nahin sakta gair ke bas mein
Hidustan hamaara
rah nahin sakta gair ke bas mein
hidustan hamaara
rah nahin sakta gair ke bas mein
hidustan hamaara

sarkaar ne kar daali nazarband zabaanband
maidaan ke jo mard hain hote hai kahaan band
ek raat ko chupke hi se gum ho gaye Neta
shor hua subah kahaan kho gaye Neta
janta bhi thhi hairaan
to sarkaar bhi hairaan
ud jaane se bulbul ke thha saiyyaad pareshan

lekin
maata ko ye ummeed thhi
laut aayega beta
maata se kahe bina kahaan jaayega beta
is aas mein darwaaje bhi ghar ke na kiya band
aa jaayega
aa jaayega
wo laal wo farjan

us maa se badi maa hai jo hindustan hai
wo chodd gaya maa ko
badi maa ko chudaane
is hind ki bigdi hui taqdeer banaane

badal pathaani bhesh
chala pardes
chhod kar desh
hamaara neta
badal pathaani bhesh
chala pardes
chhod kar desh
hamaara neta
aazadi ki nayi ladaai
ladne pyaaara neta

hindustan se kabul mein
aur kabul se berlin mein
chalte chalte pahunch gaya
wo singapore ke rann mein
qaum ki ye fauj aur qaumi taraana ban gaya
qaum ki ye fauj aur qaumi taraana ban gaya

ek ek tinka chuna
aur aashiyaana ban gaya
jai gandhi jai subhash
jai gandhi jai subhash
jai hind jai hind
jai hind jai hind
jai hind jai hind
jai hind


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Blog Day : 3469 Post No. : 13928

The New Year according to Gregorian Calendar started 16 days ago on 1 january 2018. Like most people, we too made new year resolutions. Unlike most people, our new year resolutions of posting one “debutant” song and one “YIPPEE” song daily is still being followed regularly.

Day before yesterday (14 january 2018) was Makar Sakranti and that marked the beginning of another new year, viz Hindu new year. Why we should not make new year resolutions on this occasion as well. In our case, we can resolve to continue our new year resolutions of Gregorian calendar new year. 🙂

The commencement of Hindu new year coincided with the blog clocking one crore (ten millions) visitors to the blog. Is it a coincidence that it happened on this day ! Or is it divine scheme of things. The blog began just under ten years ago on 19 july 2008. Why this date and no other day ? It was much later (in fact only in 2017) that I realised that the Hindu month of Shrawan had started on 19 july 2008, which traditionally provided the most number of songs to HFM. So, I feel that the same divine scheme of things were being played out and implemented at that time as well.

That is not all. Much later, we posted out song post number 11111, which discussed a special song that had voices of four legendary singers. When Sudhir Ji, the author of that wrteup looked back at the blog posts number 1, 11, 111 and 1111, he discovered an amazing pattern. These four songs were solo songs sung by the same four singers, and in the same order in which they lend their voices in the song post number 11111 !

That is not all. I have noticed coincidences involving me that are even more amazing, and they are not limited to this blog. I have shared one amazing coincidence with my friends (including some in this blog as well) that will convince people that these coincidences are some grander scheme of things planned by higher forces. 🙂

Coming to my observations that we need to reiterate our new year resolutions (Gregorian calender version) on new year (Hindu calender version) as well. On the first day of this year (viz Yesterday 15 january 2018), only the first half of the half the resolution (viz posting a debutant song for the day) was fulfilled till late in the night. Sudhir Ji had posted a “debutant” post for the day. I had noticed that he had planned for a “YIPPEE” post as well. But seeing that the “debutant” post had appeared so late, I was afraid that it might become a race against time to fully fulfil the new year resolution. So I decided to lend a helping hand to Sudhir Ji. I prepared this “YIPPEE” writeup and I decided to post it in case Sudhir Ji was strapped for time (which he certainly is these days).

Fortunately, I found that Sudhir Ji succeeded in posting the YIPPEE writeup just in the nick of time yesterday night, and it was that rollicking title song of “China Town”(1962), viz. Rangeen bahaaron se hai gulzaar China Town.

So the song that I had kept as the backup YIPPEE song was not required.

Today (16 january 2018), we find ourself in the same situation as yesterday. The “debutant” movie of the day was done and dusted with first thing in the morning by Sudhir Ji. Sudhir Ji then asked me for the list of YIPPiable movies, aiming to post the YIPPEE movie of today as well, while I concentrated on the O P Nayyar tribute post.

After the O P Nayyar tribute post was published late, I found that Sudhir Ji has prepared for the YIPPEE song of the day, and it was a song that was not available online as far as I can tell. But like last night, we are against racing against time and I do not find Sudhir Ji at the keyboard right now. So I feel that I need to step in and publish the backup YIPPEE song that I had prepared yesterday. That way, Sudhir Ji can publish his YIPPEE article on the next day.

The song that I have in mind is from “Khazaana”(1951). It is sung by Lata. Rajinder Krishan is the lyricist. Music is composed by C Ramchandra.

This song, the eighth and final song from “Khazaana”(1951) is a “joie de vivre” song sung on a moonlit night by a lady in love. This must have been the brief by the music director to the lyricist and what superb lyrics Rajinder Krishan comes up with. And the rendering of this song is divine. After listening to the honey like voice of Lata, I would not like to listen to this voice in any other voice. This is inspired singing at its peak.

“Khazaana”(1951) was produced by Bakshi Jang Bahadur and directed by M Sadiq for Bakshi Brothers, Bombay. This movie had Madhubala, Nasir Khan, Gope, Om Prakash, Cuckoo, Ramesh Thakur, Gujri, Abbas etc. in it.

So going by the cast, it is clear that this song was picturised on Madhubala. Lata singing and Madhubala lip syncing. It would have been a sight for the eyes if the video was available. But it seems that only the audio of this song is available and that too has ended up becoming an obscure song with time. The song deserves to be much better known among music lovers. It is an archtypical “chhaayaageet” song, best heard at night time, with majority of people fast asleep in the comforts of their “razaai”. 🙂

With this song, “Khazaana”(1951) joins the list of movies that have all their songs covered in the blog.


Song – Soyi soyi chaandni hai khoyi khoyi raat hai (Khazaana)(1951) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Rajinder Krishan, MD-C Ramchandra

Lyrics

soyi soyi chaandni hai
soyi soyi chaandni hai
khoyi khoyi raat hai
naya naya pyaar hai ye
nayi nayi baat hai
soyi soyi chaandni hai
soyi soyi chaandni hai
khoyi khoyi raat hai
naya naya pyaar hai ye
nayi nayi baat hai
soyi soyi chaandni hai

gori gori chaandni mein jiya madhosh hai
ae ae ae ae
hmm hmm hmm
gori gori chaandni mein jiya madhosh hai
tum mere paas ho
tum mere paas ho
bas itna hi hosh hai
itna hi hosh hai
dil mein khushi
dheemi ?? barsaat hai
nayi nayi baat hai
soyi soyi chaandni hai
soyi soyi chaandni hai
khoyi khoyi raat hai
naya naya pyaar hai ye
nayi nayi baat hai
soyi soyi chaandni hai

jhuki jhuki ankhiyan mein man ki tarang hai
ae ae ae ae
hmm hmm hmm hmm
jhuki jhuki ankhiyan mein man ki tarang hai
masti mein jhoom raha
masti mein jhoom raha mera ang ang hai
mera ang ang hai
duniya na jaane sainyya
teri meri baat hai
nayi nayi baat hai
soyi soyi chaandni hai
soyi soyi chaandni hai
khoyi khoyi raat hai
naya naya pyaar hai ye
nayi nayi baat hai
soyi soyi chaandni hai


This article is written by Bharat Upadhyay, 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 : 3468 Post No. : 13922

Lata’s songs NOT YET covered in this Musical Blog – 22
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The 1949 film ‘Bhedi Bangla’ was a stunt film Produced by ‘Jagruti Pictures, Bambai’ (as the city was called then) and Directed by Master Bhagwan. The star-cast included himself as well as Baburao, Azim, Shankar Mirajkar, Inamdar, K K Swamy, Leela Gupte, Usha Shukla, Tarabai etc.

Music was provided by P Ramakant to the lyrics of Ehsan Rizvi. The Film Had Six songs and Lataji had Five songs according to ‘Lata Samagra’. (2 Solos and 3 Duets with Chitalkar)

HFGK is slent about the singers of 7 songs and attributes only one song to the credit of Lataji.

After this duet of Lata and Chitalkar, only one duet is to follow soon, in this serial ‘Lata’s songs NOT YET covered in this Musical Blog’.


Song– Jhoolo more laalna sukh ke hindole (Bhedi Bangla) (1949) Singer– Lata, Chitalkar, Lyrics– Ehsan Rizvi, MD–P Ramakant

Lyrics

jhoolo more laalna sukh ke hindole ae
jhoolo more laalna sukh ke hindole
resham ki ho doriyaan aaa aa
resham ki ho doriyaan
sone ka ho paalna
jhoolo more laalna sukh ke hindole ae
jhoolo more laalna

chaandni suhaani tumhen jhoolnaa jhulaaye
chaandni suhaani tumhen jhoolnaa jhulaaye
taaron ke des pe phir nindiya raani aaye
ho nindiya raani aaye
apni nindiya rani ko tum nainon mein sambhaalna
jhoolo more laalna sukh ke hindole ae
jhoolo more laalna

kaun hamen sunaata hai yeh meethhi loriyaan
kaun hamen sunaata hai yeh meethhi loriyaan
badhha rahi hain peengen mere hirday ki doriyaan
ho hirday ki doriyaan
jhoolnaa jhulaane waale saath(?) se na taalnaa

jhoolo more laalna sukh ke hindole ae
jhoolo more laalna
waan waan waah
hun hun hun uu
haa aaa aaa


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Blog Day : 3465 Post No. : 13907

I was vaguely aware that today (12 january 2018) was an anniversary of C Ramchandra. Subsequently, I came to know that it was no ordinary anniversary. It was the birth centenary of C Ramchandra (12 january 1918- 5 january 1982).

It goes without saying that C Ramchandra was one of the many pioneers of HFM who helped add considerably to the cause of HFM.

For someone who is known as a music director among music lovers, C Ramchandra did not start his career that way. His film career began as a lead actor in “Naganand”(1935). After a few stints as an actor, he turned a music director-and that too in a Tamil film !

He became a music director in Hindi movies with “Sukhi Jeewan” (1942).

C Ramchandra kept working as a music director as well as a singer for some time before he made it big in the second half of 1940s. He was a leading music director of Hindi movies for nearly one year before he found himself relegated to the background.

During his career as a music director C Ramchandra worked in 111 Hindi movies where he composed 907 songs. This blog has 484 of his compositions, which adds up to more than 53 % of all C Ramchandra compositions in Hindi movies.

As many as 30 of these movies have already been YIPPEED in the blog.

Today is an ideal day to showcase a rare C Ramchaandra composition which also happens to the the final song of the movie. The movie under question is “Sangeeta”(1950). The movie had ten songs in it and the song under dicussion is the tenth and final song from the movie.

This song is sung by C Ramchandra and Snehal Bhatkar. It must be one of very few occasions when two persons, better known as music directors rather than singers sang a duet !

P L Santoshi is the lyricist. Music is composed by C Ramchnadra, of course.

Only the audio of this rare song is available. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of this song.

With this song, “Sangeeta”(1950) joins the list of movies that have all their songs covered in the blog.


Song-Arre jaise hukke ke dhuyen se…teri haay ke saath(Sangeeta)(1950) Singers-C Ramchandra, Snehal Bhatkar, Lyrics-P L Santoshi, MD-C Ramchandra

Lyrics

haaye
haaye
haaye
haaye
haaye

arre jaise hukke ke dhunye se
dhuaan mil jaaye
jaise chilam ke dhunye se dhuaan mil jaaye
haan aan aan aan aan aan aan
arre haaye
teri haaye ke saath niklegi meri bhi haaye
teri haaye ke saath niklegi meri bhi haaye
are haaye re haaye re haaye re haaye
teri haaye ke saath niklegi meri bhi haaye
are haaye re haaye re haaye re haaye re haay
teri haaye ke saath niklegi meri bhi haaye
are haaye re haaye re haaye re haaye re haay
teri haaye ke saath nikalegi meri bhi haaye

jahaan tumhaara bahe paseena
ham sab khoon baha den
are khoon ki nadiyaan bhi baha den
ishq mein marke majnu aur farhaad ka naam mita den
ha unka bhi nam ek dam dho daalenge yaar
agar hame bhi koi laila aur shirin mil jaaye
are haaye re haaye re haaye re haaye re haay
teri haaye ke saath niklegi meri bhi haaye
teri haaye ke saath niklegi meri bhi haaye
are haaye re haaye re haaye re haaye
teri haaye ke saath niklegi meri bhi haaye
are haaye re haaye re haaye re haaye re haay
teri haaye ke saath niklegi meri bhi haaye

ek baar dil dekar dekho
uska dil na dukhaana
gale lagaao yaar
uska dil mat dukhao
soch samajh kar chalna hero
bahut bura hai zamaana
bahut bura hai
ek dum
kahin jaal mein phansi chiraiya
furr se na ud jaaye
are haaye re haaye re haaye re haaye re haay
teri haaye ke saath niklegi meri bhi haaye
teri haaye ke saath niklegi meri bhi haaye
are haaye re haaye re haaye re haaye
teri haaye ke saath niklegi meri bhi haaye
are haaye re haaye re haaye re haaye re haay
teri haaye ke saath niklegi meri bhi haaye


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Blog Day : 3463 Post No. : 13896

“Duniya Gol Hai”(1955) was produced by C Ramchnadra and directed by Om Prakash for New Sai Productions, Bombay. This “social” movie had Anita Guha, Karan Dewan, Kuldeep Kaur, Indu Pal, Shyam Lal, Kumud Tripathi, Nisar Khandwi, Som Dutt, Hafiz, Kanwar Kesho, Pal Sharma, Sundar, Om Prakash etc with lots of guest appearances viz.Jairaj, Heeralal, Randheer, Madan Puri, Raj Mehra, Maruti, Johny Walker, Nadira, Shashikala, Shammi, Roopmala, Smriti Biswas, Begam Para etc in it.

The movie had seven songs in it. Two of these songs have been covered in the blog.

Here is the third song from “Duniya Gol Hai”(1955). This song is sung by Lata. Rajinder Krishan is the lyricist. Music is composed by C Ramchandra.

Only the audio of this song is available. The voice of Lata was there in every song of the movie (except one song where details of singers are not known). so she may have sung for the leading lady of the movie or for any other ladies in the movie. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of this song.


Song-Shabnam se aaj shola..ae dard e mohabbat naache ja (Duniya Gol Hai)(1955) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Rajinder Krishan, MD-C Ramchandra

Lyrics

shabnam se aaj shola
maange hai ye zamaana
laaun kahaan se ae dil
marne ka wo bahaana
duniya ne ye na socha
naachegi laash kaise
duniya ne ye na socha
naachegi laash kaise
ye meri bezubaani
chhedegi kya taraana

naache ja
naache ja
naache ja
ae dard-e-mohabbat naache ja
ae dard-e-mohabbat naache ja
kadmon mein tere zanjeer sahi
kadmon mein tere zanjeer sahi
duniya to khushi se dekhegi
duniya to khushi se dekhegi
berang teri tasveer sahi
berang teri tasveer sahi

bedard hai ye mehfil waale
bismil ka tamaasha dekhenge
jis dil mein lahoo ka naam nahin
us dil ka tamaasha dekhenge
ro ro ke hansaana duniya ko
ro ro ke hansaana duniya ko
ulfat ki yahi taqdeer sahi
ulfat ki yahi taqdeer sahi
ae dard-e-mohabbat naache ja
kadmon mein tere zanjeer sahi
kadmon mein tere zanjeer sahi

naache ja
naache ja
naache ja
ae dard-e-mohabbat naache ja
ae dard-e-mohabbat naache ja
kadmon mein tere zanzeer sahi
kadmon mein tere zanzeer sahi

majboori ae dil kuchh der sambhal
mehfil ko zara bharmaane de
bikhrenge na ye baadal kab tak
sooraj ka ishaara aane de
ummeed ka daaman kyun chhoote
ummeed ka daaman kyun chhoote
beraham teri taqdeer sahi
beraham teri taqdeer sahi
ae dard-e-mohabbat naache ja
kadmon mein tere zanjeer sahi
kadmon mein tere zanjeer sahi


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Blog Day : 3460 Post No. : 13883

“Sangeeta” (1950) was directed by Ramanlal Desai for Sudha Pictures Production. The movie had Shyam, Nigar Sultana, Suraiya Choudhary, Ramsingh, Radha Krishnan, Pran, Mumtaz Ali etc in it.

The movie had ten songs in it. Eight songs have been covered in the blog. Here is the ninth song from “Sangeeta” (1950) to appear in the blog.

This rare song is sung by Lata and chorus. P L Santoshi is the lyricist. Music is composed by C Ramchandra.

Only the audio of this song is available. My guess is that this song is picturised on Nigar Sultana. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of this song.


Song-Chhupne waale…Pyaar karne waalon ko nazron ka ishaara kaafi hai(Sangeeta)(1950) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-P L Santoshi, MD-C Ramchandra
Chorus

Lyrics

Chhupne waale kahin chhupen
par dhoondh hi lenge dhoondhne waale
aankhen bhed bata hi dengin
laakh lagaao munh par taale

nazron ka ishaara
aankhon ka ishaara
nazron ka ishaara kaafi hai
pyaar karne waalon ko jee pyaar karne waalon ko
pyaar karne waalon ko
aankhon ka ishaara kaafi hai
pyaar karne waalon ko jee pyaar karne waalon ko
nazron ka ishaara kaafi hai

raat din aankhon mein ghooma karti hai soorat teri
mujhko sab kuchh mil gaya
jo mil gayi ulfat teri
jeene ka sahaara
jeene ka sahaara kaafi hai
pyaar karne waalon ko jee pyaar karne waalon ko
nazron ka ishaara kaafi hai
pyaar karne waalon ko jee pyaar karne waalon ko
aankhon ka ishaara kaafi hai

tum baat karo na baat karo
ya door raho hamse roothhe ae ae ae
kuchh aur tamanna karne waale
aashiq duniya mein jhoothhe
deedaar tumhaara
deedaar tumhaara kaafi hai
pyaar karne waalon ko jee pyaar karne waalon ko
nazron ka ishaara kaafi hai
pyaar karne waalon ko jee pyaar karne waalon ko
aankhon ka ishaara kaafi hai

hai bheed yahaan par laakhon ki
laakhon ki daulat liye khade ae ae ae
koi aah kare koi waah kare
ko haath jode paanv pade
bas ishq ka maara
bas ishq ka maara kaafi hai
pyaar karne waalon ko jee pyaar karne waalon ko
nazron ka ishaara kaafi hai
pyaar karne waalon ko jee pyaar karne waalon ko
aankhon ka ishaara kaafi hai


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