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Blog Day :

5030 Post No. : 16939

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2012-2022) – Song No. 44
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This date ten years ago (26 April 2012) was an extremely productive day for the blog. As many as nine songs from nine different movies were covered on this day. Here are the details:-

Blog post number Song Movie (Year) Remarks
5867 Do nainon ne jaal bichaaya Sanskaar(1952) Movie YIPPEED by now
5868 Cham cham chamka saara jahaan Bade Ghar Ki Bahu (1960) 3 songs covered out of 7
5869 Chala dildaar wai wai Duniya Na Maane(1959) Movie YIPPEED by now
5870 Pardesi tum kaun kahaan se aaye ho Mahasati Behula(1964) 2 songs covered out of 9
5871 Chanda ke paas ik taara Jawaani Ki Hawaa(1959) Movie YIPPEED by now
5872 Chanda hai tu mera suraj hai tu Aradhana (1969) Movie YIPPEED by now
5873 Meri chaahat rahegi hamesha jawaan Mehmaan (1974) Movie YIPPEED by now
5874 Pyaara hindola mera Us Paar(1974) Movie YIPPEED by now
5875 Ek din sapne mein dekha sapna Golmaal (1979) Movie YIPPEED by now

One can observe that as many as seven movies (out of nine) whose songs were covered ten years ago on this date have since been YIPPEED. That leaves us with only two movies that are still eligible for Blog Ten Year Challenge today (26 April 2022).

“Bade Ghar Ki Bahu”(1960) is one of the movies.

“Bade Ghar Ki Bahu”(1960) was Produced by J.S.Puri and directed by Kundan Kumar for Life and Arts, Bombay. The movie had Geeta Bali, Abhi Bhattacharya, Kuldeep aka Kuldeep Kaur, Sunder, Shammi, Neeru, Bhagwan Sinha, Chanda Bai, Niranjan Sharma, Shela Vaz, Nagpal etc in it.

The movie had 7 songs in it. Three songs have been covered so far.

Here is the fourth song from “Bade Ghar Ki Bahu”(1960) as part of Blog Ten Year Challenge today (26 April 2022). The song is sung by Asha Bhonsle. Chitragupta is the music director. There were four lyricists in the movie (Prem Dhawan, Sarashar Sailani, Anjum Jaipuri, Tanvir Naqvi) but lyricist for this song is not known.

The song is picturised as a club dance song on Sheila Vaz. Kuldeep Kaur and Abhi Bhattacharya, playing love birds are seen among the audience.

Lyrics of the song and other details were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

Video


Audio

Song-Zara sambhal ke dil lagaana (Bade Ghar Ki Bahu)(1960) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, MD-Chitragupta

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

zara sambhal ke dil lagaanaa
ki chaalbaaz hai zamaanaa

jaa kisee se dil lagaake dekh le aey ae
dard ka diyaa jalaake dekh ley aey ae
jaa kisee se dil lagaake dekh le aey ae
dard ka diyaa jalaake dekh ley aey ae
jalegaa aap rey kahegaa baap rey
lagee hai aag tu bujhaanaa
zara sambhal ke dil lagaanaa
ke chaalbaaz hai zamaanaa

baat ye kahoongi main hazaar mein aen
ek mazaa hai do dilon ke pyaar mein aen
baat ye kahoongi main hazaar mein aen
ek mazaa hai do dilon ke pyaar mein aen
magar ye dar lagey
ke dil na tod dey
kisee kaa mil ke rooth jaanaa
zara sambhal ke dil lagaanaa
ke chaalbaaz hai zamaanaa


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Blog Day :

5008 Post No. : 16909

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2012-2022) – Song No. 40
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This date ten years ago (4 April 2012) was a prolific day for the blog. As many as eight songs from eight different movies were covered in the blog on that day. Here are the details:-

Blog post number song Movie (Year) Remarks
5727 Saawan ke nazaare hain Khazaanchi(1941) Movie YIPPEED by now
5728 Manwa kaahe phir tadpaaye Waapas(1943) Movie YIPPEED by now
5729 Sochne ko laakh baaten soche insaan Baap Bete(1959) Movie YIPPEED by now
5730 Haathhon mein haath hothon pe afsaane pyaar ke Door Ki Aawaaz(1964) Movie YIPPEED by now
5731 Dekho bijli doley bin baadal ke Phir Wohi Dil Laaya Hoon(1963) Movie YIPPEED by now
5732 Aapko pyaar chhupaane ki buri aadat hai Neela Aakash(1965) Movie YIPPEED by now
5733 Babam babam bam bam lehri Ramu Dada(1961) 5 songs covered out of 10
5734 Jab koi ladki baar baar mere dil ko tadpaaye Chattaan Singh(1974) One songs covered out of 5

We can see that six movies (out of eight) whose songs were covered on that day have since been YIPPEED in the blog. That leaves us with only two movies that are still eligible for Blog Ten Year Challenge today (4 April 2022).

“Ramu Dada”(1961) is one such movie. This movie was produced and directed by Adarsha for Adarshlk, Bombay. The movie had Sheikh Mukhtar in title role. In addition, the movie also had Jaymala,Salim, Sapru, Neelofer, Honey Irani, Chand Usmani, Rajan Haksar, Jagadish Srivastava, Dubey, Champak lala, Bhim, Sheila vaz, Shakila Banu Bhopali etc in it.

“Ramu Dada”(1961) had ten songs in it. Five songs have been covered so far.

Here is the sixth song from “Ramu Dada”(1961). This song is sung by Lata Mangeshkar and chorus. Majrooh Sultanpuri is the lyricist. Music is composed by Chitragupta.

The song is picturised on Jaymala and Aruna, among others.

Lyrics of the song and other details were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

video link:

audio link:

Song-Din hai suhaana mastaana (Ramu Dada)(1961) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD-Chitragupta
Chorus

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

din hai suhaana mastaana
kahin miley na koyi deewaanaa
dil chaley dhadkataa mod mod pe
din hai suhaana mastaanaa
kahin miley na koyi deewaanaa
dil chaley dhadaktaa mod mod pe
din hai suhaana mastaanaa

dekho o o raste hain
rangeen nazaaron waaley
ahhaaa..hhhaaa….aahhaa
aahhaa hhhaa…ahhhaaa..hha

dekho o raste hain
rangeen nazaaron waaley
jaadoo karte hain
din ye ae bahaaron waaley
milke zara chalna saheli..ee
baahon mein baahen jod jod ke
din hai suhaana mastaanaa
kahin miley na koyi deewaanaa

haayye dil chaley dhadaktaa mod mod pe
din hai suhaana mastaanaa

mud ke reh jaaoon
ban ban ke main deewaani
ahhaaa..hhhaaa….aahhaa
aahhaa hhhaa…ahhhaaa..hha

mud ke reh jaaoon
ban ban ke main deewaani
phir bhi nahin maaney
chanchal hawaa mastaani
dekho jee meri zulfon ko thhaamey ae
hawaa ka jhonkaa daud daud ke
din hai suhaana mastaana
kahin miley na koyi deewaanaa

dil chaley dhadaktaa mod mod pe
din hai suhaana mastaanaa

kehti hai duniyaa
ye hai lutera mausam
ahhaaa..hhhaaa….aahhaa
aahhaa hhhaa…ahhhaaa..hha

kehti hai duniyaa
ye hai lutera mausam
aisey mausam se
dil ko lagaana kam kam
phir bhi dhadaktaa dil
chaley hai peechhe duniyaa chhod chhod ke
din hai suhaana mastaana
kahin miley na koyi deewaanaa

hoyye dil chaley dhadaktaa mod mod pe
din hai suhaana mastaanaa
kahin miley na koyi deewaanaa
dil chaley dhadaktaa mod mod pe
din hai suhaana mastaanaa


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 other sites without the knowledge and consent of the web administrator of atulsongaday.me, then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Blog Day :

4986 Post No. : 16873

Today’s song is from the film Naya Raasta-1953.

Human nature is basically the same all over the world. There are some emotions and likes, common to all people everywhere in the world. Irrespective of Caste, Creed, Religion or Language, certain wishes are common all over the world. One of these likes, emotions or wishes is the Human Curiosity, anxiety and craze for things which are NEW. Be it Fashion, Books, Films, Food or a Gift, the very word NEW evokes common emotions all over the Human race !

Clever filmmakers understood this Human weakness for NEW or NAYA quickly and film titles featuring this word were used in an attempt to draw audience attention and a bee-line to the ticket window. Right from the early Talkie days i.e. the 1930’s films with Naya/Nayi were showcased. Nayi Duniya, Nayi Roshni and Naya Zamana were brought in the 30’s. The trend slowly caught up and in the 40’s, there were 12 films with Nayi or Naya in their titles. These were, Nai Baat, Nayi Bhabhi, Nai Duniya, Nayi kahani, Nayi Maa, Nayi Reet, Nayi Roshni, Nai Taleem, Naya Sansar, Naya Tarana and Naya Zamana. Not to be outdone, the 50’s came up with 14 film titles with nayi or naya. Some of them were well known films like Naya Daur, Nai Delhi, Naya Andaz (remake of famous musical film Bazaar-1949) and Naya Paisa.

However, it was a moot question as to how many films with Naya and Nayi in their titles stood up to quench the curiosity of their audience !

Today’s film Naya Raasta was based on a Gujarati drama “Sarvodaya”, staged by Shri Deshi Natak Samaj, which played in Bhangwadi theatre, Bombay for a record period. It became a superhit drama. The owner of Jayant Desai Productions, chose this drama to make a film. It was directed by its owner Jayant Desai himself. Unlike the hit Gujarati drama, the film could not run for a long period and was drubbed at the Box Office.

My observation about the films made on popular or famous books, novels or dramas is that it was only the Bangla film industry which had succeeded in making films on famous works of well known authors. Films remade in Hindi from these Bangla films were always successful all over India. In the 1930s and the 1940s, most films made by Bangla filmmakers, especially New Theatres, were equally popular even in their Hindi editions.

Such success was never seen in Hindi films. In the first place not many films were made on popular works of well known authors of Hindi, unlike Bangla films, on a large scale or even Marathi films on a smaller scale. It seems Hindi audiences liked to enjoy imaginary and sheerly entertaining films churned out by the various ” Story departments” of our filmmakers.

Film Naya Raasta-53 had music by Chitragupta-the melody maker, ably assisted by Dilip Dholakiya. There were 8 songs in the film. Today’s song is the 4th song to be discussed here. It is sung by Chitragupta, Dilip Dholakiya and Laxmi Roy. The cast of the film was Nirupa Roy, Agha, Manhar Desai, Bipin Gupta, Satyanarayana, Krishnakumari, Suryakumar, Umakant and many others.

Today’s song starts with English words Good Bye and Tata. Use of English words in the Mukhda of Hindi film songs is nothing new. Even in the 1933 film ” Karma”, there was a complete English song-“Now the Moon”. Again in the 1937 film ” Duniya na Maane” there was an English Poem recited by Shanta Apte with flawless pronunciation. In the 40’s, 50’s and then onwards in every decade English words in the Mukhada were found.

In the cast we find 2 interesting names-Satyanarayana and Surya kumar. Both were Dance Directors in Hindi films and both had a penchant for acting in the films. This habit is found in many directors too. The famous Alfred Hitchcock had a habit of making a cameo appearance in every of his films and it provided an interesting pastime game to his fans to locate him in the film. I too was one of the fans doing this religiously.

Robert aka Suryakumar (brother of Dancer/Choreographer Krishna Kumar) was born on 14-12-1924. He started his film career as assistant in the sound department in Saigal’s last film,’Parwana’-1947. During this period, yesteryear actress/Dancer Azurie trained him in Dancing. In those days the term ‘Choreographer’ was not used. They were simply called ‘Dance masters’ or ‘Dance Directors’.

Actress Azurie had a German father and an Indian mother. She is considered as the pioneer in Film dancing in India. She was so famous in films, that Cuckoo modelled herself on her dancing skills and succeeded.

Azurie(1907-1998) trained Suryakumar in dancing.

Suryakumar then assisted Madame Simka(a disciple of Uday Shankar),in the film “Awaara”-1951,when he first directed Helen who was in the chorus of Dancing girls that time. Suryakumar later directed Helen in 31 films.Their last film together was Bombay 405 Miles-1980. Suryakumar was also very friendly with dancer Edwina. He visited her London home many times, when she settled after marriage in London.

Surya Kumar himself also trained Suryanarayana, Oscar and many others. After 1970, Heroines themselves became dancing girls and the roles of Dance masters reduced considerably. Posh Choreographers came on the scene.

Surya Kumar had a penchant for acting. He would himself appear in most of his dances in films. During our college days, it was our pastime to search for him in Helen dances. Surya kumar acted in 7 films, in small roles – Singar-49, Naya Raasta-53, Shesh Naag-57, Bus Conductor-59, Aankh Michauli-62, Har Har Mahadev-74 and Shravan Kumar-88. Surya Kumar also directed 4 films – Kamal-49, Nakhre-51, Laadla-54 and Saazish-59.

He then worked as a Production assistant and as an editor too, before retiring. His last days were spent in poverty and he died on 19-8-1987 in Bombay.

The female singer in today’s song is Laxmi Roy. Laxmi Roy was the younger sister of Geeta Dutt. When Mukul Roy became a composer with his first film Bhed-50, he gave Laxmi Roy her first film song to sing. She was not a very good singer or her voice was not an extraordinary one. So no major composers noticed her. Chitragupta gave her one song in Bhakta Puran-52 and 2 songs in Nayaa Rasta-53. Composer Vinod tried her with one song in Aag ka Dariya-53. S. N. Tripathi gave her two songs in Nav Durga-53 and lastly she sang one song for Mukul Roy in Sailaab-56.

Pramod Chakravarty, who became a well known Director and producer later on, was working as assistant to Guru Dutt in Sailaab. During its making Laxmi and Pramod got married and Laxmi’s singing career came to a close ! In all she sang just 8 songs in 6 films.

Let us enjoy this interesting song….


Song- Good Bye Good Bye Tata Tata (Naya Raasta)(1953) Singers- Laxmi Roy, Chitragupta, Dilip Dholakiya, Lyricist- Saraswati Kumar Deepak, MD- Chitragupta (Asstt. Dilip Dholakiya)

Lyrics

Good bye
Tata
Good bye
Tata

Good bye good bye Tata Tata
Good bye good bye Tata Tata

aakhon ki ulti patti palat lo
varna padega chaantaa
aakhon ki ulti patti palat lo
varna padega chaantaa chaanta
Good bye good bye Tata Tata
Good bye good bye Tata Tata

tumse adab se kehta hoon madam
sun lo yahi albatta
tumse adab se kehta hoon madam
sun lo yahi albatta
apne sajan ko tumne banaaya
patton mein tirpanwa patta
apne sajan ko tumne banaaya
patton mein tirpanwa patta
wo patta joker jismein samajh lo
bade bade patton ko kaata kaata
Good bye good bye Tata Tata
Good bye good bye Tata Tata

office mein baithhi type karo tum
ghar mein pakaaun main roti
office mein baithhi type karo tum
ghar mein pakaaun main roti
tu meri maalik main tera chaakar
Kismat ye kaisi hai khoti
tu meri maalik main tera chaakar
Kismat ye kaisi hai khoti
ik din gulaabi raste pe gori
tum ko milega kaanta kaanta
Good bye good bye Tata Tata
Good bye good bye Tata Tata

jeewan ko samjho na koi juaa
yoon haar ke ?? Baazi
jeewan ko samjho na koi juaa
yoon haar ke ?? Baazi
jo yahaan khoye wo yahaan paaye
chhodo jee ab naaraaji
jo yahaan khoye wo yahaan paaye
chhodo jee ab naaraaji
malmal raaste hain sabke waaste
sukh dukh ko ghar ghar baantaa baantaa
Good bye good bye Tata Tata
Good bye good bye Tata Tata
Good bye good bye Tata Tata
Good bye good bye Tata Tata
Good bye good bye Tata Tata


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 other sites without the knowledge and consent of the web administrator of atulsongaday.me, then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Blog Day :

4896 Post No. : 16695

#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 152 # Year -1971#
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We are celebrating ‘fifty years’ of the year ‘1971’ this year, and when this year ‘2021’ ends it will mark the year ‘1971’ as ‘Fifty years old’.

In one of my earlier post I had mentioned the details of movies released from 01st January’1971 to 30th April’1971. After that we have seen the details of movies released from 01.05.1971 to 31.08.1971 in this post.

Today we look on the movies released between 01st September’1971 to 31st December’1971.

Here is the list: –

SNO Movie Title Director Passed by Censor Board Song Status on the blog
1 Aashaadh Ka Ek Din Mani Kaul 31.12.1971 No Songs
2 Agent 999* (C.I.D. Agent 999*, Operation Jackpot) B. Dorairaj – S.K. Bhagwan 17.12.1971 0/4 Songs posted
3 Aisaa Bhi Hotaa Hai Kamran 16.10.1971 1/4 Songs posted
4 Albelaa A. Shamsheer 14.10.1971 Yippeeee’ed
5 Amar Prem Shakti Samant 27.11.1971 Yippeeee’ed
6 Anubhav Basu Bhattacharya 12.11.1971 Yippeeee’ed
7 Badnaam Farishte Qamar Narvi 05.11.1971 1/5 Songs posted
8 Balidaan Ravi Tandon 27.12.1971 3/6 Songs posted
9 Banphool Vijay Bhatt 30.12.1971 Yippeeee’ed
10 Chaahat Moni Bhattacharya 24.09.1971 2/5 Songs posted
11 Dharati Ki God Mein Kewal Mishra 09.11.1971 1/6 Songs posted
12 Do Boond Paanee Khwaja Ahmed Abbas 31.12.1971 4/7 Songs posted
13 Door Ka Raahi Kishore Kumar 13.09.1971 6/9 Songs posted
14 Doraahaa Feroz Chinoy 31.12.1971 Yippeeee’ed
15 Dost Aur Dushman Chand 10.12.1971 1/4 Songs posted
16 Dushman Dulal Guha 31.12.1971 Yippeeee’ed
17 Ek Adhoori Kahaani Mrinal Sen 24.11.1971 No Songs
18 Gangaa Teraa Paani Amrit Veerendra Sinha 05.11.1971 Yippeeee’ed
19 Guddi Hrishikesh Mukherjee 14.09.1971 Yippeeee’ed
20 Hare Raama Hare Krishna Dev Anand 09.12.1971 Yippeeee’ed
21 Hum Tum Aur Woh Shiv Kumar 30.12.1971 2/5 Songs posted
22 Jai Baanglaa Desh I.S. Johar 26.10.1971 / 13.09.1972 1/5 Songs posted
23 Kal Aaj Aur Kal Randhir Kapoor 11.11.1971 5 of 6 Songs posted
24 Khoj Jugal Kishore 26.10.1971 3 of 6 Songs posted
25 Laal Patthar Sushil Mujumdaar 31.12.1971 6 of 7 Songs posted
26 Man Teraa Tan Meraa B.R. Ishara 27.09.1971 2 of 4 Songs posted
27 Mere Apne Gulzar 09.11.1971 Yippeeee’ed
28 Naag Pooja Shantilal Soni 28.09.1971 1 of 5 Songs posted
29 Nanheen Kaliyaan 30.12.1971 / 29.03.1976 0/5 Songs posted
30 Paakeezaah Kamal Amrohi 13.12.1971 8/10 Songs posted
31 Padosi Jagdish Pant 03.12.1971 2/7 of Songs posted
32 Paraaya Dhan Rajendra Bhatia 23.10.1971 Yippeeee’ed
33 Phir Bhi Shivendra Sinha 31.12.1971 Yippeeee’ed
34 Preet Ki Dori Satish Kumar 25.09.1971 3 of 5 Song posted
35 Prem Ki Gangaa Pralhad Sharma 23.12.1971 1 of 8 Songs posted
36 Revolver Raani K.V.S. Kutumb Rao 31.12.1971 0/4 Songs posted
37 Saat Sawaal Babubhai Mistry 09.11.1971 1 of 6 Songs posted
38 Saaz Aur Sanam J.V.H. Wadia 30.12.1971 2 of 5 Song posted
39 Sampoorna Devi Darshan Shantilal Soni 10.09.1971 1 of 6 Songs posted
40 Sansaar Dilip Bose 06.10.1971 Yippeeee’ed
41 Sharmeelee Sameer Ganguly 16.09.1971 Yippeeee’ed
42 Shree Krishna Arjun Yuddha Babubhai Mistry 17.09.1971 1/5 of Songs posted
43 Upahaar Sudhendu Roy 15.11.1971 Yippeeee’ed
44 Ustaad Pedro Chaand 28.09.1971 1 of 6 Songs posted
45 Wo Din Yaad Karo K. Amarnath 06.10.1971 Yippeeee’ed
46 Yaar Meraa Atmaram 29.11.1971 Yippeeee’ed

From the above table we can see that a total forty-six movies were released during this period of – September’1971 to December’1971.
Out of these forty-six movies mentioned above, two movies were songless movies. And on the blog, we have launched forty-one movies.
Out of these forty-one movies seventeen movies have already been covered for all songs from them and they have been Yippeeee’ed on the blog.

Three movies viz.’ Agent 999* (C.I.D. Agent 999*, Operation Jackpot)’, ‘Nanheen Kaliyaan’ and ‘Revolver Raani’ have yet to make a debut on the blog. As of now, the song from these movies seems to be not available.

(we will be taking a final view on the year ‘1971’ in another post to be presented soon on the blog 😊 That also gives an opportunity for one more song from ‘1971’ too 😊

For today’s post I am presenting a song from the movie ‘Saaz Aur Sanam-1971’. As we can see from above list there are as many as ‘twenty-four’ movies available where we can select a song from. However, I was looking for a ‘different’ song and one that is a lesser known. I think the song I have selected fulfils the condition 😊

‘Saaz Aur Sanam-1971’ was directed by J.B.H. Wadia for ‘Wadia Movieton, Bombay’.

It had Rekha, Premendra, Suresh Chatwal, Renu, Sapru, Poornima, Brahmachari, Bhagwan, Asit Sen, Ratan Kumar, Kirti Kumar, Hercules, Padma Kapoor, Bismillah, Dayanand, Dalda and others.

The movie introduced Rajanibala and Arvind.

This movie had five songs written by Kaifi Azmi and composed to music by Chitragupt.

Following is the detail of the songs of this movie as mentioned in HFGK Vol-V (1971-1980).

S.No. Song Title Singer/s Posted On
01 Meri balaa jaane hain kitne yahaan gham Kishore Kumar Being discussed today
02 Dil se nazar tak tere ujaale Kishore Kumar 13.10.2015
03 Na roothho hamen paas aane bhi do Lata Mangeshkar 14.01.2018
04 Pal pal botal chhalke Asha Bhonsle
05 Ye dil jigar jafaa wafaa hai sab kuchh fasaana Lata Mangeshkar

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 30.12.1971.(so this is the same month it was passed by Censor Board, fifty years back) 😊

Today’s song is sung by Kishore Kumar and on screen it is lip synced by Premendra who is seen singing and teasing actress Rekha. There are many other artists (I could not identify the other prominent actor in the song) also seen in the picturization of this song.

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

Let us enjoy today’s song now …

Video

Audio

Song-Ye meri bala jaane hain kitne yahaan gham(Saaz Aur Sanam)(1971) Singer-Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Kaifi Azmi, MD-Chitragupta

Lyrics

ho haa haa haa
yo aa aa aa aa aa
come on

laa laa laa laa laa
laa laa laa laa
ye meri balaa jaane
hain kitne yahaan gham
mere dil ki haseen duniya
saaz aur sanam
saaz aur sanam
ye meri balaa jaane
hain kitne yahaan gham
mere dil ki haseen duniya
saaz aur sanam
saaz aur sanam

naghmaa wahi naghmaa
gham ko jo mitaa de
dilbar wahi dilbar
sitam jiska mazaa de
naghmaa wahi naghmaa
gham ko jo mitaa de
dilbar wahi dilbar
sitam jiska mazaa de
miley qaatil
kahaan kahaan
huaa ghaayal
kahaa kahaan
wahi manzil
wahi mehfil
jahaan rakh doon qadam
ye meri balaa jaane
hain kitne yahaan gham
mere dil ki haseen duniya
saaz aur sanam
saaz aur sanam

oye mehki huyi zulfen
behki si nigaahen
tumko nazarwaale
bhalaa kaise na chaahen
mehki huyi zulfen
behki si nigaahen
tumko nazarwaale
bhalaa kaise na chaahen
miley aankhen
jhuki jhuki
chali saansen
ruki ruki
zaraa chhalke
zaraa dhhalke
abhi masti hai kam
ye meri balaa jaane
hain kitne yahaan gham
mere dil ki haseen duniya
saaz aur sanam
saaz aur sanam

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Devanagari script lyrics(Provided by Avinash Scrpawala)
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हो हां हां हां
यो आ आ आ आ
कम ऑन

ला ला ला ला ला
ला ला ला ला

ये मेरी बला जाने
हैं कितने यहाँ ग़म
मेरे दिल की हसीं दुनिया
साज़ और सनम
साज़ और सनम

ये मेरी बला जाने
हैं कितने यहाँ ग़म
मेरे दिल की हसीं दुनिया
साज़ और सनम
साज़ और सनम

नग़मा वही नग़मा
ग़म को जो मिटा दे
दिलबर वही दिलबर
सितम जिसका मज़ा दे
नग़मा वही नग़मा
ग़म को जो मिटा दे
दिलबर वही दिलबर
सितम जिसका मज़ा दे
मिले कातिल
कहाँ कहाँ
हुआ घायल
कहाँ कहाँ
वही मंजिल
वही मंजिल
जहां रख दूं क़दम
ये मेरी बला जाने
हैं कितने यहाँ ग़म
मेरे दिल की हसीं दुनिया
साज़ और सनम
साज़ और सनम

ओये महकी हुयी जुल्फें
बहकी सी निगाहें
तुमको नज़रवाले
भला कैसे ना चाहें
महकी हुयी जुल्फें
बहकी सी निगाहें
तुमको नज़रवाले
भला कैसे ना चाहें
मिले आँखें
झुकी झुकी
चली साँसें
रुकी रुकी
ज़रा छलके
ज़रा ढलके
अभी मस्ती है कम
ये मेरी बला जाने
हैं कितने यहाँ ग़म
मेरे दिल की हसीं दुनिया
साज़ और सनम
साज़ और सनम


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 other sites without the knowledge and consent of the web administrator of atulsongaday.me, then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

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# A tribute to Kavi Pradeep 11.12.2021#
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Today we remember Ramchandra Narayandut Dwivedi who is fondly known to us as ‘Kavi Pradeep’ or ‘Rashtra Kavi Pradeep’. Today is his 23rd ‘Remembrance Day’.

He was born on 6th February,1915 and passed away on 11th December,1998 leaving treasure of his poems and songs sung by him in his immortal voice.

As I had mentioned in one of my posts on him here “I am short of words to describe his special ‘voice’ in words. As it is an altogether a very different experience or rather divine experience to listen the songs sung by him.”

I will not repeat the same again here. But I would again like to mention here that Kavi Pradeep is admired and loved by all. He has written over five hundred songs for movies and sung many songs (which could be less than fifty I think) for HFM.

He has immortalized himself in his creations and they will be cherished and discussed as long HFM is listened and discussed on this planet.

I would like to repeat that I always feel very happy to share his songs here on the blog. So, as a tribute to him, here is a song from the ‘1971’ movie ‘Kabhi Dhoop Kabhi Chhaaon’ on this occasion of today.

‘Kabhi Dhoop Kabhi Chhaaon-1971’ was directed by Chandrakant for ‘Joy Films, Bombay’.

Chandrakant was also the producer of this movie.

It had Dara Singh, Ameeta, Gutanjali, Jagdeep, Randhawa, Sapru, Tiwari, Ram Mohan, Renu, Mridula, B.M. Vyas, Shree Bhagwan, Bhagwan Sinha, Radheshyam, Moppet Raja, Tiger, Jogendra Singh, Mustafa Nasar, Dhirendra, Paul Kamidan, Kashmira, Anand Joshi, R.C. Pande, Datta Shahpur, Babu, Sandow, Hindustani, Suresh Gor, Gulab, Pehelwan, Jooly, Deepak Trivedi, Mansoor, Mona and Sulochana.

Story and dialogues of this movie were written by Qabil Amritsari. Dialogue Direction was done by Ramesh Pande.

Editing of this movie was done by Ram Khade and Vithoba Surve.

This movie had eight songs (as per HFGK Vol-V, 1971-1980) penned by Kavi Pradeep (three songs) and Prem Dhawan (five songs).

Music for this film was composed by Chitragupta.

The eight songs from this movie were as listed below.

SNo Song Title Lyricist Singer/s Posted On
01 Sukh dukh donon rehte jisme…kabhi dhoop kabhi chhaaon Kavi Pradeep Kavi Pradeep 20.02.2015
02 Aankh ka taara mera chaand se pyaara Prem Dhawan Lata Mangeshkar
03 Dil dhadke haay, pyaar mera sharmaaye Prem Dhawan Lata, Manna Dey
04 Haaye re sanjog tune kya ghadi dikhlaayi Kavi Pradeep Kavi Pradeep
05 Main bhi jaloon tu bhi jaley Prem Dhawan Usha Iyer
06 Jhoomar Jhoomar jhoom … Prem Dhawan Lata, Rafi, chorus
07 Koyi gusse ho ya raazi, aji apni balaa se Prem Dhawan Manna Dey
08 Samay ke haath ka kathhputlaa hai insaan… chal musaafir Kavi Pradeep Kavi Pradeep Being discussed today

As we can see from the above table singers Lata Mangeshkar, Mohd Rafi, Manna Dey, Usha Iyer and Kavi Pradeep had given their voices to the songs of this movie.

One song (the title song) from this movie has been posted on the blog on 20.02.2015.

Today’s song is the second song from this movie, which again is penned and sung Kavi Pradeep.

Let us listen to this of Kavi Pradeep’s another best philosophical song from his many in this category.

Video

Audio

Song-Chal musaafir chal yahaan koi nahin tera (Kabhi Dhoop Kabhi Chhaaon)(1971) Singer-Kavi Pradeep Lyrics – Kavi Pradeep, Music – Chitragupt

Lyrics

samay ke haath ka kathhputla hai
is jag mein insaan
sach maano hey duniyaawaalon
samay badaa aa balwaan

em>chal musafir chal
yahaan koyi nahin tera
chal huaa poora
teri taqdeer ka pheraa
chal musafir chal
yahaan koyi nahin tera

jag mein lattoo ki tarah
tu khoob re ghoomaa
dogali duniya mein
dar dar khoob tu jhoomaa
re ae
jag mein lattoo ki tarah
tu khoob re ghoomaa
dogali duniya mein
dar dar khoob tu jhoomaa
ab na karnaa jhoothhi nagari mein
kabhi pheraa aa
chal musafir chal
yahaan koyi nahin tera
chal musafir chal
yahaan koyi nahin tera

kisliye ae baawle
beeti pe rotaa hai
patthharon ke desh mein
aisaa hi hota hai
re ae
kisliye ae baawle
beeti pe rotaa hai
patthharon ke desh mein
aisaa hi hota hai
chal tujhe durbhaagya ki aandhi ne
hai gheraa aa
chal musafir chal
yahaan koyi nahin tera
chal huaa poora
teri taqdeer ka pheraa
chal musafir chal
yahaan koyi nahin tera
chal musafir chal
yahaan koyi nahin tera
chal musafir chal
yahaan koyi nahin tera

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Devanagari Script lyrics(Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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समय के हाथ का कठपुतला है
इस जग में इंसान
सच मानो हे दुनियावालों
समय बड़ा आ बलवान

चल मुसाफिर चल
यहाँ कोई नहीं तेरा
चल हुआ पूरा
तेरी तकदीर का फेरा
चल मुसाफिर चल
यहाँ कोई नहीं तेरा

जग में लट्टू की तरह
तू खूब रे घूमा
दोगली दुनिया में
दर दर खूब तू झूमा
रे ए
जग में लट्टू की तरह
तू खूब रे घूमा
दोगली दुनिया में
दर दर खूब तू झूमा
अब न करना झूठी नगरी में
कभी फेरा आ
चल मुसाफिर चल
यहाँ कोई नहीं तेरा
चल मुसाफिर चल
यहाँ कोई नहीं तेरा

किसलिए ए बावले
बीती पे रोता है
पत्थरों के देश में
ऐसा ही होता है
रे ए
किसलिए ए बावले
बीती पे रोता है
पत्थरों के देश में
ऐसा ही होता है
चल तुझे दुर्भाग्य की आंधी ने
है घेरा आ
चल मुसाफिर चल
यहाँ कोई नहीं तेरा
चल हुआ पूरा
तेरी तकदीर का फेरा
चल मुसाफिर चल
यहाँ कोई नहीं तेरा
चल मुसाफिर चल
यहाँ कोई नहीं तेरा
चल मुसाफिर चल
यहाँ कोई नहीं तेरा


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Today (4 november 2021) is the Deepaawali, the festival of lights.

Believe it or not, this happens to be the 14th deepaawali for the blog ! To last this long as a blog is quite an achievement.

During the occasions of previous deepaawalis, we have discussed as many as 37 deepaawali songs. All popular Deepaawali songs, including iconic songs have been covered in the past.

When I checked up the past Deepaawali articles, I realised that I had covered many interesting topics while discussing deepaawali. One of those topics was air quality or lack thereof. It is considered a topical subject because whenever Deepaawali arrives, messages spring up in Indian social media telling us that firecrrackers that we burst during deepaawali pollutes the environment.

Of late, there have been some studies that have pointed out that pollution in India is not because of Deepaawali, which lasts for just one day but because of other reasons, that take place over longer durations.

The real cause for pollution in India is like this- 51% of air pollution is due to industrial activities, 27 % due to vehicles, 17% due to crop burning and only 5% due to fireworks.

There is this 80-20 principle, or Pareto principle which states that 20 percent activities give 80 percent of the results. So, we need to take care of these 80 % results and address the 20 percent activities that are causing them. So, if we in India are serious about improving air pollution, then we have to address the major contributors namely industrial activities, vehicle pollution and crop burning. Singling out Deepaawali, when 95 % of pollution is contribued by other activitites is hypocrisy and dishonesty on the part of these activists with selective agenda.

These activists would want us to believe that Indian cities are the most polluted and India is the most polluted country, because it is the only major country that celebrates Deepaawali.

I visited a site (iqair.com) that displays Air Quality index for major cities as well as nations. What I found in that site was quite revealing.

According to it, the top 15 most polluted cities of the world (at 8 AM on 4 november 2021) are :

SN Major City US AQI US AQI Classification
1 Lahore, Pakistan 289 Very unhealthy
2 Delhi, India 213 Very unhealthy
3 Beijing, China 199 unhealthy
4 Karachi, Pakistan 179 unhealthy
5 Kolkata, India 179 unhealthy
6 Shenyang, China 171 unhealthy
7 Dubai, United Arab Emirates 170 unhealthy
8 Mumbai, India 169 unhealthy
9 Wuhan, China 161 unhealthy
10 Dhaka, Bangladesh 160 unhealthy
11 Kabul, Afghanistan 158 unhealthy
12 Kathmandu, Nepal 152 unhealthy
13 Jakarta, Indonesia 150 unhealthy
14 Sofia, Bulgaria 139 unhealthy for sensitive groups
15 Kuwait City, Kuwait 132 unhealthy for sensitive groups

In the top 15 major cities, three Indian cities and one Nepali city figure. Other cities do not celebrate Deepaawali.

When I looked at the list of the most polluted countries in the world, I found that India is third in the list. The first two countries above India are our neighbours and they do not celebrate Deepaawali at all.

SN Country US AQI in 2020 (average) US AQI in 2019 (average) US AQI in 2018 (average) Population
1 Bangladesh 77.10 83.30 97.10 164, 689,383
2 Pakistan 59.00 65.80 74.30 220, 892,331
3 India 51.90 58.10 72.50 1,380,004,385
4 Mongolia 46.60 62.00 58.50 3,278,292
5 Afghanistan 46.50 58.80 61.80 38,928,341
6 Oman 44.40 5,106,622
7 Qatar 44.30 2,881,060
8 Kyrgyzstan 43.50 33.20 6,524,191
9 Indonesia 40.70 51.70 42.00 273,523,621
10 Bosnia Herzegovina 40.60 34.60 40.00 3,280,815
11 Bahrain 39.70 46.80 59.80 1,701,583
12 Nepal 39.20 44.50 54.10 29,136,808
13 Mali 37.90 20,250,834
14 China 34.70 39.10 41.20 1,439,323,774
15 Kuwait 34.00 38.30 56.00 4,270,563

So one can see that countries that do not celebrate deepaawali in their lands are even more polluted than India, the country that celebrates deepaawali. So the people who preach India about celebrating deepaawali should train their guns elsewhere if they are actually environment conscious.

It also shows that the reasons for pollutions lie elsewhere. It is indiscipline and third worldly lack of environmental awareness that is the major cause of pollution in these countries. Some of these countries claim to be progressing on the basis of vague figures of GDP per capita or Human development index, but when one looks closely, it turns out that these countries are plucking low hanging fruits, while disregarding pollution laws, minimum wages laws, safety laws etc.

If one wants to have an idea of the development of a country, the best way to gauge its development is its Air Quality Index(AQI). If one looks at the above tables, one finds that all the top polluting countries and cities are third world countries and their cities. Countries that are developed do not figure at the top. Even advanced nations neighbouring third world nations have good AQI while their neighbouring third world countries have poor AQI figures. Some examples of such advanced economies surrounded by third world economies are Israel and Singapore.

So unless a country addresses its environment and cleans up its air, it will not become a developed nation. India is definitely not going to become a developed nation any time soon, seeing its AQI. Same is true for China as well. Their GDP figures may look impressive, but it is gradually coming out that much of their GDP figures may be manipulated and fake. When one looks at AQI index of China, we find that China does figure among the top polluting nations, so it means that China is developing by disregarding enviroment. Sooner or later nature will get back at China. We can already see signs of that happening.

India needs to address its pollution problems, but for that, we first need to identify the real causes of pollution, instead of getting influenced by people with agendas.

I will discuss these matters in detail in future posts.

I have also discussed in the past that Deepaawali, where Goddess Laxmi is worshipped, is best celebrated if we worship Goddess Saraswati first. Worshipping Goddess Saraswati means getting educated, learning skills, upgrading our skills and becoming productive. Then we need to make use of our skills by producing goods and services, which is basically worshipping Lord Vishwkarma. When our goods and services get bought by consumers then we get money in return, or in other words, we are blessed by Goddess Laxmi.

Advanced nations, that figure low down in the list of polluting countries, follow the correct procedure of worshipping Goddess Laxmi. Much of their effort is on research and development (worshipping Goddess Saraswati) and then manufacturing goods or providing services ( worshipping Lord Vishwakarma). They do not consciously worship Goddess Laxmi, but Goddess Laxmi blesses them much more than she blesses Indians who seek to worship her just on the day of deepaawali, without first investing in worshipping Goddess Saraswati and Lord Vishwakarma.

So, I always try to tell my fellow Indians (who care to listen) that we are not worshipping Goddess Laxmi the right way. We need to worship her the way advanced Western countries worship her. Symbolic worship on one particular day will not do. Our worship should be round the clock throughout the year, and it should be to keep upgrading ourselves and keep giving goods and services that are in demand worldwide.

The festival of deepaawali, as it is celebrated in India, is easily the most important festival for Indian economy. Now that the effects of Covid 19 virus on India are receding, this deepaawali festival is likely to give a big boost to Indian economy, which is looking up after a forgettable year. I hope that the worst is over for India as well as the rest of the world.

On this occasion, I discuss a song from “Jai Mahalaxmi Maa”(1976). This movie was directed by Vijay Sharma for Pearl Pictures, Bombay. The movie had Ashish Kumar, Kanan Kaushal, Anita Guha, Chaand Usmani, Sapru, Sujata, B M Vyas, S N tripathi, Renu, Sundar, Bharhchaari, Dilip Dutt, Neelam, Sheikh, Anant Marathe, Helen, Dalda, Hari Shukla, Narmada Shankar , Habeeb etc. The movie also had special appearances by Jagdeep, Mahipal and Jeewan.

“Jai Mahalaxmi Maa”(1976) had five songs in it.

Here is the first song from the movie. This son, the theme song of the movie, is sung by Usha Mangeshkar and chorus. Bharat Vyas is the lyricist. Music is composed by Chitragupta.

The song is picturised on Kanan Kaushal and others.

With this song, “Jai Mahalaxmi Maa”(1976) makes its debut in the blog.

I take this opportunity to wish everyone a very happy, prosperous and safe deepaawali. Let us give our best (my way of worshipping Goddess Saraswati) and I am sure she will shower her wishes on us in abundant measure.

Audio

Video

Song- Jai hey mahalaxmi maa naiyya meri paar karo (Jai Mahalaxmi Maa)(1975) Singer-Usha Mangeshkar, Lyrics-Bharat Vyas, MD-Chitragupta
Chorus

Lyrics

jai hey mahalaxmi maa
jai hey mahalaxmi maa
naiyya meri paar karo
jai hey mahalaxmi maa
naiyya meri paar karo
jholi phailaaye khadi ee
jholi phailaaye khadi
maiyya bhandaar bharo o o
jai hey mahalaxmi maa
naiyya meri paar karo
jai hey mahalaxmi maa
naiyya meri paar karo

tu hai dayaalu maiyya mamta bhari
laakhon dukhiyon ki toone vipda hari
tu hai dayaalu maiyya mamta bhari
laakhon dukhiyon ki toone vipda hari

hum bhi aaye sharan tihaari
hum bhi aaye sharan tihaari
hum pe bhi to zara dhyaan dharo o o
jai hey mahalaxmi maa
naiyya meri paar karo
jai hey mahalaxmi maa
naiyya meri paar karo

aayi deewaali aayi
deepak jalen
teri kripa ho to sabhi phoolen phalen
aayi deewaali aayi
deepak jalen
teri kripa ho to sabhi phoolen phalen

sukh sampati se ghar bhar jaaye
sukh sampati se ghar bhar jaaye
itna sa upkaar karo o
jai hey mahalaxmi maa
naiyya meri paar karo
jai hey mahalaxmi maa
naiyya meri paar karo

jholi phailaaye khadi
maiyya bhandaar bharo o o
jai hey mahalaxmi maa
naiyya meri paar karo
jai hey mahalaxmi maa
naiyya meri paar karo


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

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When I saw this song on You Tube, a few days ago, I was very happy. This was one of the most popular Lories in those days – and naturally so, because it was composed by the melody King Chitragupt and was sung by the melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar. In one of her interviews to Film fare, she had said ” I like to sing songs of Chitragupt ji and I particularly liked the lori ‘ Chanda loriyan sunaaye’ from film Naya Sansar-1959.”

I was pleasantly surprised to know that this famous Lori was yet to be posted on our Blog. Surely, it fits into the song category of “How I forgot to post this song earlier”. I believe, this song was waiting for me only !

Lories have been a part of many films, where a family life is the main plank of the film story. The earliest famous Lori was the one sung by K L Saigal – “So ja Raajkumari so jaa”, from film Zindagi-1940. Earlier to that also there were many- as many as 15- Lories in the films right from film Radhe Shyam aka Zulm E Kans-1932, in which Devki (Phool kumari) sings a Lori for her child (Shri krishna), asking him not to cry loudly, lest Kans will come and kill him. -” so ja tu mere lal chu ke se, voh Paapi aa jaye”. Then there was ” Dheere dheere aa re Badal” sung by Amirbai and Arunkumar in film Kismet-1943. Many more Lories subsequently became popular, but today’s Lori was more popular and famous.

Film Naya Sansar was produced by Darshan Malhotra for his own banner Shri krishna Films. It was directed by Nanabhai Bhatt. This was a rare occasion when Nanabhai Bhatt directed a Social film. Normally he was equated with B and C grade action and Mythological films only.

Director Nanabhai Bhatt ( 12-6-1915 to 24-4-1999). He was a director in many films.He directed mostly Mythological and stunt films only. Nanabhai was born as Yashwant ( pet name – Batuk) at Porbandar. Since he was the younger one he was called Nanabhai ( opposite to Motabhai-elder brother). This name continued till the end. His father was a doctor. After matriculation, he went to Mumbai in 1934, where his elder brother Balwant Bhatt was working. Balwant started with Imperial,shifted to Sagar and now was with Prakash pictures of Vijay and Shankar Bhatt. He got Nanabhai a job as Sound Recordist.Soon he graduated as Production Executive.He also wrote several screenplays.

In 1942 he directed “Muqabala”, for Homi Wadia, as Batuk Bhatt. Homi Wadia became his good friend. When Homi established his own Basant Pictures, Nanabhai joined him and directed his “Hunterwali ki Beti”-43, with Nadia again. He also did mauj, Jee Haan, Chaalis Karod etc. He directed about 50 films of various genres like Stunts, Mythologicals,crime, social, costume etc.

Nanabhai’s first wife was Hemlata. He also married Shirin banu, his Heroine of few films. To circumvent the Bigamy law, he married her in a Temple and that too in the presence of Hemlata ! He had 3 children from Hemlata and 6 from Shirin. Mukesh and Mahesh Bhatt are from Shirin. His children and grandchildren married in different religions.Thus his big family was an example of Secularism ! In addition to 9 children Nanabhai also produced 20 films under his own Deepak Pics and Gautam Chitra !

FILMOGRAPHY OF NANABHAI BHATT: 1942: Muqabala; 1943:Hunterwali Ki Beti; Mauj; 1945: Chalis Karod; 1946: Maa Baap Ki Laaj; 1947: Meerabai; 1949: Shaukeen; Veer Ghatotkach; Sudhaar; 1950: Hamara Ghar; Janmashthami; Veer Babruwahan; 1951: Lakshmi Narayan; Daman; Lav Kush; Ram Janma; 1952: Apni Izzat; Baghdad; Sinbad the Sailor; 1954: Toote Khilone; Watan; 1956: Kismet; 1957: Mr X; Ustad; 1958: Chaalbaaz; Son of Sinbad; 1959: Bazigar; Daaka; Kangan; Madam XYZ; Naya Sansar; 1960: Lal Qila; Police Detective; Zimbo Comes to Town; 1961: Teen Ustad; 1962: Baghdad Ki Raatein; Rocket Girl; 1963: Alapiranthavan; Bhootnath; Cobra Girl; 1964: Samson; 1965: Adhi Raat Ke Baad; Bekhabar; 1966: Shankar Khan; 1967: Arabian Nights; 1968: Jung Aur Aman; 1974: Jeevan Rekha; 1975: Balak Aur Jaanwar; 1976: Dharti Mata; 1981: Gajara Maru; 1982: Jaya Parvati Vrat.( Thanks to Harish Raghuwanshi ji and Encyclopedia of Indian Cinema for some information.).

The music was by Chitragupt and the film cast was Jayashree Gadkar, pradeep kumar, nanda dhumal, Tuntun, Sundar, Shammi, majnu and dancers Sheila Vaz, Sai Subbulakshmi and Kamla Laxman. The heroine Jayashree Gadkar was a very popular and busy actress in marathi cinema. I was surprised to learn that she had acted in 73 hindi films. Despite this number, she was not famous in Hindi films because she got only B and C grade action and Mythological films in Hindi.

Jayshree Gadkar (21 February 1942 – 29 August 2008) was a noted Marathi and Hindi movie actress and a star of Marathi cinema from the 1950s up to the 1980s.

Jayshree was born into a Konkani-speaking family at Kanasgiri (Sadashivgad) near Karwar in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, India. She married Bal Dhuri, a theatre actor best known for his portrayal of Dashratha in Ramanand Sagar’s TV serial, Ramayana (where Jayashree herself played his wife, Kaushalya). She also published an autobiography, Ashi Mi Jayshri.

She began her career as a child dance artist. She entered films as a tamasha dancer in movies. Her first role was that of a group dancer in V. Shantaram’s Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje in 1955, which featured Sandhya as the leading lady. Later, well known Marathi film Director Dinkar D Patil cast her in a small role with dance in his Marathi film Disat Tasa Nasat, opposite Raja Gosavi. This was followed by Sangtye Aika, a tamasha-based movie which was the first in which she played a leading role. This helped her gain fame and recognition and she started doing heroine roles. She eventually became one of the most successful and prolific heriones in the history of the Marathi film industry.

Many remember her for the famous song Bugdi mazi saandli ga jata sataryala. But Jayshree Gadkar was much more than that. She was not only a versatile and accomplished actress but the face of Marathi cinema in its golden era. This paved her way into mainstream Marathi cinema.

Later, both Raja Gosavi and Jayshree gave many hits as a pair, like Aaliya Bhogasi [her first film], Utavla Navara, Yala Jeevan Aise Nav, Awaghachi Sansar and Paishacha Paus. Gath Padli Thakathaka was her first major role. Jayashree got a lot of success as a heroine in movies based on tamasha and lavni, the trend at the time.

Her film Saangtye (1959) ran for 132 weeks in a theater. Her terrific dance performance in Bugdi mazi saandli ga became a craze among Marathi viewers. She was paired with the most popular heroes of the time like Suryakant (Pancharati, Rangpanchmi, Vaijayanta) and Arun Sarnike (Sawal Maza Aika, Ek Gav baara Bhangadi, Gangaulan).

Manini was a turning point in her career. She was paired with Chandrakant Gokhle. She went on to act with his son Vikram Gokhle too, in films like Utavla Navra and Subhdra Haran.

Gadkar also acted in historical movies like Mohityaanchi Manjula and Shahir Parshuram. She won many accolades and awards at the national and state level. She was also felicitated with the state government’s V Shantaram Purskar, Gadima Purskar, P Savlaram Purskar and many more. She married co-star Bal Dhuri in 1975, and directed two films, Sasar Maher and Ashi Asavi Saasu.

Jayshree acted in about 250 films over a period of four decades. Her filmography was varied and included a rich repertoire of tamasha stories as also mythologicals in addition to socials and love stories.

In later years, Jayshree turned film director. Her directorial efforts include Saasar Maher and Ashi Asavi Saasu. She also acted in Ramanand Sagar’s TV Series Ramayana, as Kaushalya (mother of Rama) along with her husband Bal Dhuri, who was Dasharath (father of Rama). Her home is adorned with the photo of both in Ramayana costume. Her Autobiography Ashi Me Jayshree was published in 1986. Gadkar had received awards for her part in the films Manini, Vaijantha, Sawaal Majha Aika! and Saadhi Mansa.

Surprisingly, Jayashree Gadkar had acted in as many as 73 Hindi films. Her first film was Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baje-55 and the last film was Lav kush-97. However another film which was delayed came in 2009 was Jai jai Santoshi Maa. (Thanks to wiki, rediff.com, muVyz, HFGK and my notes).

Let us now enjoy the sweet lori from this film.


Song- Chanda Loriyan sunaaye hawa jhoolna jhulaaye(Naya Sansaar)(1959) Singer- Lata Mangeshkar, Lyricist- Rajindra Krishan, MD- Chitragupta

Lyrics

chanda loriyaan sunaaye hawa jhoolna jhulaye
raani nindiya sulaaye mere laal ko
raani nindiya sulaaye mere laal ko
chanda loriyaan sunaaye hawa jhoolna jhulaaye
raani nindiya sulaye mere laal ko
raani nindiya sulaye mere laal ko

barson shaam savere maa ne roya dil ka dukhda
barson shaam savere maa ne roya dil ka dukhda
tab ja ke bhagwaan ne baksha ik chaand ka tukda
chanda loriyaan sunaaye hawa jhoolna jhulaaye
raani nindiya sulaaye mere laal ko
raani nindiya sulaaye mere laal ko

khelega jab mere angna khel ye pyaare pyaare
khelega jab mere angna khel ye pyaare pyaare
khelan ko tab laayegi maa neel gagan ke taare
chanda loriyaan sunaaye hawa jhoolna jhulaaye
raani nindiya sulaaye mere laal ko
raani nindiya sulaaye mere laal ko

baandh ka sehra banega jis din dulha mera raaja
baandh ka sehra banega jis din dulha mera raaja
khushiyon ki baaraat sajegi armaanon ka baaja
chanda loriyaan sunaaye hawa jhoolna jhulaaye
raani nindiya sulaaye mere laal ko
raani nindiya sulaaye mere laal ko


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4828 Post No. : 16607

“Son of Sindbad”(1958) was produced by Ram Kamlani and Balwant Bhatt and directed by Nanabhai Bhatt. for NeoLight Films Bombay. This “Kalpnik” movie had Premnath, Jabeen, Bhagwan, Poornima, Nishi, Tiwari, Shammi, Sundar, Kuldeep Kaur, Jagdeesh, Samson, Cuckoo, Ridku, Kriiplani, K Tiwari Saroj, Heera, Fazlu, Saiyyad, Keshav, Abdul, Kenny etc in it.

The movie had eight songs in it. Two songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the third song from “Son of Sindbad”(1958) to appear in the blog. It is sung by Rafi and Geeta Dutt. Prem Dhawan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Chitragupta.

Only the audio of the song is available. The movie had Lata Mangeshkar, Rafi, Mukesh and Geeta Dutt as playback singers so it is difficult to guess about the picturisation of this song. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of this song.


Song-Kabhi to haan haan haan kaho na (Son of Sindbad)(1958) Singers-Rafi, Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Chitraupta

Lyrics

kabhi to haan haan haan kaho na
na na ji na na na meri jaan
kabhi to haan haan haan kaho na
na na ji na na na meri jaan
aise na taalo
main mar jaaunga
milega mar ke bhi chain kahaan
haay
kabhi to haan haan haan kaho na
na na ji na na na meri jaan

jhoothhi hi tasalli sahi
jhoothha hi tu de ja hamen waada
ja ja re deewaane
kyun hai tera gaali khaane ka iraada

arre jhoothhi hi tasalli sahi
jhoothha hi tu de ja hamen waada
ja ja re deewaane
kyun hai tera gaali khaane ka iraada

yoon na jalenge
joote padenge
o yoon na jalenge
joote padenge
to ye bhi sah legne jaane jahaan
kabhi to haan haan haan kaho na
na na ji na na na meri jaan

bade teesmaar khan ho
dekho koi aur darwaaza

tere darwaaze se hi apna to uthhega janaaza
bade teesmaar khan ho
dekho koi aur darwaaza

tere darwaaze se hi apna to uthhega janaaza
chutti to hogi
roti phirogi
chutti to hogi
roti phirogi
jaao ji
marna nahin hai aasaan

kabhi to haan haan haan kaho na
na na ji na na na meri jaan

yoon na thhukraao
na milega koi dilwaala aisa
dhoondhoge chiraag leke
to bhi paaoge na mere jaisa

aah aah aah
yoon na thhukraao
na milega koi dilwaala aisa
dhoondhoge chiraag leke
to bhi paaoge na mere jaisa

tu bemisaal hai
tu bhi kamaal hai
aa ha
tu bemisaal hai
tu bhi kamaal hai
to phir aaj hi kar do haan
kabhi to haan haan haan kaho na
na na ji na na na meri jaan


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4821 Post No. : 16597

“Bhakt Pooran”(1952) aka “Parasmani” was a partially colour film. This mythological movie was produced by Vinod Chandra Desai and directed by Dhirubhai Desai for Vinod Films, Bombay. The movie had Nirupa Roy, Shahu Modak, Vanmala, Sapru, B M Vyas, Niranjan Sharma, Lalita Pawar, Shanta Kunwar, Radha, Dhuliya, Lathani, Amina, Munnas, Anwari, Pratibha, Ramesh Tiwari, Dilip Pahalwan, M Tandon, Baby Naaz, Pappu etc in it.

“Bhakt Pooran”(1952) had eight songs in it. Four songs have been covered so far.

Here is the fifth song from “Bhakt Pooran”(1952) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Rafi. Ramesh Chandra Pandey is the lyricist. Music is composed by Chitragupta.

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


Song-Re moorakh kis baat par karta hai abhimaan(Bhakt Pooran)(1952) Singer-Rafi, Lyrics-Ramesh Chandra Pandey, MD-Chitragupta

Lyrics

re moorakh kis baat par
karta hai abhimaan
tujhse kitne chal base ae ae
raha na naam nishaan

andha manva nain deewaane
andha manva nain deewaane
andha manva
jaane tujhe kahaan le doobe
jaane tujhe kahaan le doobe
inke kaun thhikaane re ae
andha manva

kya hai tere paas re praani
kis par tu itraaye ae ae
kya hai tere paas re praani
kis par tu itraaye
angaaron ko phool samajh kar phoola nahin samaaye
saja ke jhoothhe sapne suhaane re ae
andha manva nain deewaane
andha manva

panchrang chunri odh ke thhagini
chham-chham naache maaya
laakhon kanchan si kaaya ko o
laakhon kanchan si kaaya ko
mitti ban kar khaaya
to mit gaye ek se ek sayaane re
andha manva

ooncha chadh kyun chamak dikhaave ae ae ae
ooncha chadh kyun chamak dikhaave
kare gagan se baaten
pal mein ye din dhal jaayenge
pal mein ye din dhal jaayenge
hongi andheri raaten
bhed ye moorakh man kya jaane
moorakh man kya jaane
moorakh man kya jaane ae ae


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4798 Post No. : 16560

Today’s song is from the film Shiv Bhakta-1955.

Today (6-9-2021) is the last Monday of the Shrawan month in this part of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamilnadu, Andhra pradesh, telangana,Assam, West Bengal and Tripura). Actually, today is also the last day of this month of shrawan. From tomorrow month of Bhadrapad starts and within few days, will be Ganesh Chaturthi- celebrations for the home coming of Lord Ganesh – the Vighna Harta i.e. संकट मोचक (remover of Obstacles).

Film Shiv Bhakt-55 was made by A.V.M. in Madras. By and large, in my opinion, South India has protected, followed and nurtured the Hindu Dharma and Indian traditions as compared to other parts. Culture is practically the same all over India, but in the south one can still see old traditions and cultural activities followed more. This is my personal observation. As a Marketing Professional I had the opportunity to travel throughout India-even smaller towns- for almost 25 years. In these years i have observed and made notes in my diaries from time to time about the specialties of each state and its people.

Mythological films are very popular in South India. Though the number is less now, still more such films are made in the south than any other part of India. As if a tradition, most of the famous and the well known actors from south began their film careers by first doing a Mythological film. M G Ramchandran-MGR, N T Rama Rao-NTR, A Nageshwar Rao-ANR, Anjali Devi, Sivaji ganeshan and many others began with a religious film. Even Dr. Rajkumar of kannada movies started with a film on a Shiv Bhakt – Bedara kannappa-54.

Today’s film Shiv Bhakta-55 is directed by one legend from the south- H L N Simha or H. Laxmi Nar Simha. His name is not known outside the south, but in the south, especially in the Kannada film world, he was a highly respected personality.

H L N Simha was born on 25-7-1904, at a village Madhalli, in Malavalli in Mandya district of Karnataka. Starting as an actor in Dramas, he soon established his own drama company-” Chandrakala Natak Mandali”,along with a fellow actor Mohd. Peer. His first film was Sanskara Nauka-36,in which he was an actor,writer, screenplay writer and its Director too. He is famous for locating and introducing Dr. Rajkumar into films. Raja Sulochana and Pandaribai are also his discoveries. He was credited for making Dr. Rajkumar work in a Telugu film, under his direction-” Kalahasti Mahatmyam”-54. This was Rajkumar’s only film outside Kannada language !

Mr.Simha served the stage and film industry for nearly half a century. His interest in stage began when he was a young lad and wrote his short play, ‘Destiny Rules Humanity’ and brought it on stage with Mohamed Peer, another renowned stage actor of yesteryears. Later he joined the famous Varadachar Drama Company and began playing minor roles.

Appreciating the stage talent of Mr.Simha, Gubbi Veeranna sent him to Bombay, present Mumbai, for training in film direction. After the training, Mr.Simha joined hands with Mr.Gubbi Veeranna as Assistant Director and produced a silent movie, “His Love Affair”. His major stage play, “Samsara Nouka” (the life’s boat) brought him rich encomiums as a top drama producer and director. It was brought on stage during 1933. Breaking tradition of Pouranic plays, “Samasara Nouke” tread a new path. It became the first social play in Kannada touching upon the prevailing social issues and conditions like dowry, unemployment and widow marriage. Simha played the leading role as Maadhu, while Peer Sab as Sundara in this play, which was staged in the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu also, besides in several places in Karnataka.

His role as Shahajan in the same title play and as Chenna in ‘Gouthama Buddha’ play brought him more laurels. Then leading stage personalities like T.P.Kailasam, Pandit Taranath and Thirumale Thatacharya Sharma were among those who lauded the acting abilities of Mr.Simha, apart from his abilities as a director of Kannada plays.

Simha later set up his own troupe, “Simha’s Select Artistes” and produced dramas like “Abba Aa Hudugi”, “Bamgarada Bara”, “Madhakari Nayaka”. Those who acted in these dramas included Rathnakar and M.V.Narayana Rao (who spoke at the function on July 27), film script writer Sorot Aswath, and M.V.Rajamma.

The next phase in the life of Mr.Simha was that of a film producer. Then famous film producer of Madras, Mr. K.Rajagopala Chettiar invited Mr. Simha to produce his famous play “Samsara Nouka’ as a film. Taking up the challenge of producing a social Kannada film for the first time, Mr.Simha introduced to the film industry B.R.Panthulu, M.V.Rajamma, Dikki Madhava Rao, Tamash Madhava Rao, Hunsur Krishnamurthy and Hanumantha Rao, who later became leading personalities in the Kannada film world.

When Mr. Simha was looking for a suitable person for his ‘Bedara Kannappa’, he saw Mutthu Raju, now Dr. Rajkumar, who has now become a household name in the film industry, at Nanjangud and gave him the new name in the lead role. This film became a hit and brought Dr.Rajkumar to limelight. Apart from Dr.Rajkumar, Mr.Simha introduced several other famous personalities like G.V.Iyer, Narasimha Raju, Raja Sulochana, Honnappa Bhagavathar, Raja Shankar, B. Hanumanthachar to the film world.

Mr.Simha’s last film was “Anugraha” in 1970, had a song written by his son, Mr.Sheshachandra. But unfortunately, Mr.Simha was not alive to see the film, when it was released. He passed away on July 3, 1972, leaving a legend behind him, which, unfortunately very few remember today.

The cast of the film Shiv Bhakt-55 was Shahu Modak, Padmini, Ragini, Anant Marathe, Pandari bai,Ramachandra sastry and many others. Lyrics were by G S Nepali and the music was given by Chitragupt. One name in the cast is Pandaribai. She is one south indian actress who worked in many Hindi films Her first Hindi film was ‘Bahar’-51, in which evn Vaijayanti mala had debuted.

Pandari Bai (18-9-1928 to 29 January 2003) was an actress of South Indian languages films, mostly in Kannada language during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. She was born on 18-9-1928 at Bhatkal, Karnatak, to Kaveri Bai and Ranga Rao. She is considered Kannada cinema’s first successful heroine. She has acted as both heroine and mother to stalwarts such as Rajkumar, M. G. Ramachandran, Sivaji Ganesan. She was the heroine in Rajkumar’s debut movie Bedara Kannappa and also Sivaji’s debut movie Parasakthi. She has acted in over 1,000 films in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. Bai was honoured by Kalaimamani from the Tamil Nadu government.

Pandaribai began her career in acting in plays based on mythological stories before making her film debut in 1943 with the Kannada language film, Vani. She appeared in the 1954 Kannada film Bedara Kannappa opposite Rajkumar. In the film, she played Neela, wife of Kanna (played by Rajkumar), a hunter. She established herself as a lead actress portraying a woman with a “progressive” image assuming the burdens of a feudal patriarchy in films such as Sant Sakhu (1955) and Rayara Sose (1957). In 1959, she appeared in Abba Aa Hudugi, with her sister Mynavathi. The film is considered a landmark in Kannada cinema.
Later in her career Pandari Bai played the mother of stars older than her, most of whom had played the lead with her in her earlier years. She worked in 27 Hindi films. Her first Hindi film was Bahar-52, in which Vaijayantimala made her Debut in Hindi films. Pandharibai’s Hindi pronunciation initially was typically south indian, but over a period, she improved her diction. Her last Hindi film was Time Bomb-1996. However, after her death on 29-1-2003, 3 more delayed Hindi films were released. She came to be known to Hindi audiences mainly due to her role in the film Bhabhi-57. Some of her famous Hindi films were Panchayat-58, Paigham-59, Rakhwala-71, Apna desh-72 and Sampoorna Ramayan-73.

The story of the film was – The story of the film was-
Manimant and Alka are a happy couple in Gandharva Lok. Due to a curse by Indra, they have to take birth on Earth. They are found in the jungle by a Hunter who adopts them and brings them up. When they are young, they are married as Deena and Neela. They live a happy life, but some bad elements in their tribe spread rumours about them and they are thrown out of the village. Deena is very angry and becomes a nastik (atheist) because, for no fault of theirs, god has punished them. Neela however has deep faith in God.

One day when Deena could not get any animal for hunting, tired he sits at a place, which happens to be a Shiva Temple. The priest Kashinath finds out about him and asks him to repeat the mantra “Om Namah Shivay” continuously till he gets an animal. Deena, without knowing anything about it, starts the Japa and after some time his heart is filled with bhakti Rasa and love for God.

The chief Priest Kailashnath is a bogus person. He steals God’s jewellery and gives it to his dancer girlfriend Rani. When the theft comes to light, Deena is accused of the theft as he was in the temple. For the second time he has to suffer for no fault. Deena and Neela continue the Japa of Om Namah shivay and are ready to give the supreme sacrifice with their lives, when Lord Shiva appears before them and takes them to Gandharvalok again.

Today’s song is sung by Asha Bhosle.


Song- Miley ameeri ya fakeeri mujh dar kya(Shiv Bhakt)(1955) Singer- Asha Bhosle, Lyricist- G.S.Nepali, MD- Chitragupt

Lyrics

o o o o
o o o o
o o o o o
miley ameeri ya fakeeri
mujhe darr kya
Shambhu karen rakhwaari re ae ae
miley ameeri ya fakeeri
mujhe darr kya
Shambhu karen rakhwaari re

aayenge saajan
man naache mera
aansoo ki aad mein chamka sawera
chamka sawera
aayenge saajan
man naache mera
aansoo ki aad mein chamka sawera
chamka sawera
ho o ho o
laakh andhera ho magar
sada bhor ho
chamke nayi ujiyaari re
ho o ho o
miley ameeri ya fakeeri
mujhe darr kya
Shambhu karen rakhwaari re

aaya ghata se chanda nikal ke
maare khushi ke do naina chhalke
do naina chhalke
aaya ghata se chanda nikal ke
maare khushi ke do naina chhalke
do naina chhalke
ho o ho o
bas mein na man
nas nas mein hai pyaar ki
meethhi meethhi chingaari re
ho o ho o
miley ameeri ya fakeeri
mujhe darr kya
Shambhu karen rakhwaari re

mausam ke jaisa sukh dukh ka aalam
phir kaahe ro ke moti lutaana
moti lutaana
mausam ke jaisa sukh dukh ka aalam
phir kaahe ro ke moti lutaana
moti lutaana
ho o ho o
aise hi rahe bin kahe Mahadev jee
meri ?? phulwaari re
ho o ho o
miley ameeri ya fakeeri
mujhe darr kya
Shambhu karen rakhwaari re


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