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Blog Day :

5250 Post No. : 17251

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2012-2022) – Song No. 135
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On this date ten years back viz on 2 December 2012, eight songs from eight movies were covered in the blog. Here are the details:-

Blog post number Song Movie (Year) Remarks
7108 Wo aayenge khushi ban kar Aurat(1953) Movie YIPPEED in the blog by now
7109 Dard e muhabbat buri bala hai o chacha jee Captain Kishore(1957) 4 songs covered out of 7 by now
7110 Dil lagaa ke qadar gayi pyaare Kaala Paani (1958) Movie YIPPEED in the blog with this song
7111 Lehron mein jhool ke Do Gunde(1959) Movie YIPPEED in the blog by now
7112 Wo teer dil pe chala Aarti(1962) Movie YIPPEED in the blog by now
7113 Ek thha raaja ek thhi raani Hariyaali aur Raastaa (1962) Movie YIPPEED in the blog with this song
7114 Na itna sitam mujhpe dhaayaa karo Geet (1970) Movie YIPPEED in the blog by now
7115 Gagan ye samjhe chaand sukhi hai Saawan Ko Aane Do(1979) Movie YIPPEED in the blog by now

We can observe that as many as seven movies (out of eight) whose songs were covered in the blog on this date ten years ago (on 2 december 2012) have since been YIPPEED. That leaves us with just one movie that is still unYIPPEED and is therefore eligible for Blog Ten Year Challenge today (2 december 2022).

The BTYC eligible movie today is “Captain Kishore”(1957).

“Captain Kishore”(1957) was produced and directed by JBH Wadia for Wadia Movietone, Bombay. The movie had Shashikala, Suresh, Anwar, Naina, Roopmala, Mirza Musharraf, Sheikh, Tuntun, Munshi Munakka, Pakkoo, Shri Bhagwan, Azeem, Mohini, Abdullaa, Korega, Jullian etc in it.

“Captain Kishore”(1957) had seven songs in it. Four songs have been covered so far.

Here is the fifth song from the movie to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Geeta Dutt and female chorus. Khumar Barabankwi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Chitragupta.

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

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

Audio link:

Song-Aiyy aiyy aiyyo raaja (Captain Kishore)(1957) Singer-Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-Khumar Barabankwi, MD-Chitragupta
Female chorus

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

Aiyy aiyy aiyyo raajaa
aankhon mein tu samaa jaa
dil se dil milaa jaa
phir duniya apnee hai aey
aiyya aiyy aiyyo raajaa
aankhon mein tu samaa jaa
dil se dil milaa jaa
phir duniya apnee hai ae

ooo ooo oh oho
aaa aaaa aaa aa ha aa
nazar nayee hai
daur nayaa
tujhko mubaarak pyaar nayaa
samaa hai suhaanaa
jiyaa na jalaanaa
tujhko qasam hai
raajaa paas mere aa jaaa
aiyya aiyyaiyyo raajaa
aankhon mein tu samaa jaa
dil se dil milaa jaa
phir duniya apnee hai ae

ooo ooo ooo ooo ooo ooo
ooo ooo
ooo ooo ooo ooo
ooo ooo ooo
aaa aaa aaa aaa aaaa
aaa aaaa
aaaa

raat se din kaa mel naheen
pyaar nibhaanaa khel naheen
aaa aaaa hhaaa aa hhaaa aaaa
hhaahhhaaa hhaaa hhaaa

raat se din kaa mel naheen
pyaar nibhaanaa khel naheen
chhodo jee bahaanaa
hansegaa zamaanaa
achchaa hai ye maukaa rajaa
apnaa banaa jaa
aiyya aiyyaiyyo raajaa
aankhon mein tu samaa jaa
dil se dil milaa jaa
phir duniya apnee hai ae

ooo ooo ooo ooo ooo ooo
ohho oohho hho o o
aaa aaaa aaa haa aaaaaaa
chal gayaa jaadoo pyaar huaa
nazar jhukee iqraar huaa
hhaa hhaaa haahhaa aaaa
haahhaaa aaa haaaa

chal gayaa jaadoo pyaar huaa
nazar jhukee iqraar huaa
dil hai nazraanaa
isey na bhulaanaa
chori chori pyaar ka
? uthhaa jaa
aiyya aiyyaiyyo raajaa
aankhon mein tu samaa jaa
dil se dil milaa jaa
phir duniya apnee hai ae


This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in 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 :

5241 Post No. : 17238

Today we celebrate a combined anniversary of two singers. Two singers who were contemporary, two singers who were very good friends, two singers whose voices were considered almost similar. It is the birth anniversary of Geeta Dutt (nee Roy), and the remembrance day of Meena Kapoor.

23rd November – Geeta Ji was born in the year 1930 in Idilpur village (now in Bangladesh), into a zamindar family. In early 1940s, they moved to Calcutta (now Kolkata) and then to Bombay (now Mumbai) in mid 1940s.  The same date in 2017, Meena ji passed away in Kolkata, after some years of illness. She was in Delhi till 2003, the year when Anil Da (Anil Biswas) passed away, and then she moved to Kolkata.

Geeta ji started her singing career in 1945, with the film ‘Aadhaar’ under the music direction of SN Tripathi. Her last released film is ‘Anubhav’ from 1971, and then ‘Midnight’ from 1972, which remained unreleased.

Meena ji started her career in 1946. Two films with her playback singing were released that year – ‘Door Chalen’ under the music direction of KC Dey, and ‘Eight Days’ under the music direction of SD Burman. Her last singing assignment is recorded for the 1965 film ‘Chhoti Chhoti Baaten’, with music by Anil Biswas.

As I thought of writing a combined post for these two singing ladies, I tried to search for a duet sung by them. As per the Geet Kosh, I am able to locate only three duets they have sung. Two of them are already posted here on our blog. The first one is from the film ‘Aadhi Raat’ (1950) – “Main Ne Balam Se Poochhaa Miloge Kahaan”, and the second one is from the film ‘Jalte Deep’ also from 1950 – “Aayi Milan Ki Raat Karo Meethhi Meethhi Baat”. The third duet listed in Geet Kosh is from 1951 film ‘Ghaayal’. The song is “Tera Kisi Pe Aaye Dil…”. This song is not yet posted on our blog. And for good reason. This song is not yet traceable in public domain. The funny thing is that the song on the ‘palat’ (other) side of the record (GE 8739) is very much available – “Dil Toota Hua, Pal Pal Tujhe Pukaare” (singer is Meena Kapoor) and also posted on our blog. But as I started inquiring yesterday evening from my trusted circle of collector friends, all of the replied that this song is somehow not yet available.

But then today late morning, I got information about two other duet songs of this pair, which was very heartening. Just as a side, film ‘Ghaayal’ of 1951 has one other song in which the voices of these two ladies appear. However, this one is a trio song accompanied by GM Durrani. It is a long song, on both sides of the record (no. GE8740) which means it is about 6 minutes long. I was actually preparing to use this trio song for today’s post, but then I got two responses from two dear friends, both sharing information about one duet song each. Very interesting development indeed.

First I got to see a message from dear Gajendra Khanna ji (Bengaluru based) in which he shared info about another duet song. This one is from the 1948 film ‘Hip Hip Hurray’ (aka ‘Chaube ji’) and the song title is “Hum Jaan Gaye Jaan Gaye Jaan Gaye Ji”. The Geet Kosh does not list the singer names for this song. I tried to confirm this information, checking with another dear friend Zafar Bhai (based in Delhi-6), and he sent me the image of the record of this song. The reason that GK does not list the singer names is because the record itself does not carry these names. On checking back with Gajendra Ji, he shared with me the audio of the song, and said that the identification is based on the voices on the track. So we found another duet song.

And then almost immediately Zafar Bhai also responded with an additional song. This turns out to be a NFS duet, that makes it all the more rare. The fact that there are really very rare duet NFS songs (of any pair of singers), being able to locate one with these two voices, which have otherwise also not sung too many songs together, makes is rarer than rare.

I decided to go ahead with this NFS song, and dear Zafar Bhai immediately obliged by posting it on YouTube. All the additional delays that bring this post to almost 9 pm in the evening, are my doing. :D) :D)

The lyrics of this song are from the pen of Madhukar Rajasthani, an eminent poet of his time. Music is from the mind of Vedpal Verma, one of the lesser heard names in Hindi films, who has otherwise a notable portfolio of 70 songs from about a dozen films (this info is till 1980, and there may be more work done by this MD beyond 1980).

The song is a ‘bidaai’ song. A hoary tradition of this land – a song that is sung to bid farewell to a new bride as she starts her journey to a new home, a new family and a new life partner. The words are so wonderfully appropriate. My identification of the voices is that the first stanza is in the voice of Geeta ji and the second stanza is in the voice of Meena ji. I may be wrong, as I am not a good judge of voices. The record label unmistakably carries both names. In case my identification is in error, please let me know and I will make necessary changes.

In the beginning of the song there are a few lines that have been recited by an unidentified male voice. Could it be the poet himself? I cannot say.

Two very beautiful voices, and two very beautiful ladies. Good friends, but singing together only occasionally. Enjoy this very rare treat of an NFS duet song, with lots of thanks to Zafar Bhai for making my day.

 

Song – Jaa Ri Laadli Apne Ghar Ko (NFS) (1952) Singer – Geeta Roy (Dutt), Meena Kapoor, Lyrics – Madhukar Rajasthani, MD – Vedpal Verma

Lyrics

kaisa milan ye kaisa bichhudna
kaisa milan ye kaisa bichhudna
kaisi jag ki reet re
kaisi jag ki reet
de di bida mohe hanste hanste
de di bida mohe hanste hanste
kaise hain ye meet
goonj raha kaanon mein ab tak
wahi vidaai geet
ja ri laadli apne ghar ko
yaad hamaari karna
saath tumhaare meri duaaen
phoolo phalo khush rehna
ja ri laadli

oo oo oooo
bachpan ke sab sangi saathi
bachpan ke sab sangi saathi
bhulat naahin bhulaaye
man chhoda babul ki nagri
man chhoda babul ki nagri
tan doli mein jaaye
tan doli mein jaaye
door kahin wo le ke bansi
baar baar ye gaaye
ja ri laadli apne ghar ko
yaad hamaari karna
saath tumhaare meri duaaen
phoolo phalo khush rehna
ja ri laadli

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir Kapur)
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कैसा मिलन ये कैसा बिछुड़ना
कैसा मिलन ये कैसा बिछुड़ना
कैसी जग की रीत रे
कैसी जग की रीत
दे दी बिदा मोहे हँसते हँसते
दे दी बिदा मोहे हँसते हँसते
कैसे हैं ये मीत
गूंज रहा कानों में अब तक
वही विदाई गीत
जा री लाड़ली अपने घर को
याद हमारी करना
साथ तुम्हारे मेरी दुआएं
फूलो फलो खुश रहना
जा री लाड़ली

ओ ओ ओ
बचपन के सब संगी साथी
बचपन के सब संगी साथी
भूलत नहीं भुलाए
मन छोड़ा बाबुल की नगरी
मन छोड़ा बाबुल की नगरी
तन डोली में जाये
तन डोली में जाये
दूर कहीं वो ले के बांसुरी
बार बार ये गाये
जा री लाड़ली अपने घर को
याद हमारी करना
साथ तुम्हारे मेरी दुआएं
फूलो फलो खुश रहना
जा री लाड़ली


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Blog Day :

5241 Post No. : 17237

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2012-2022) – Song No. 129
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On this date ten years back viz on 23 November 2012, Six songs were covered in the blog. Here are the details:-

Blog post number Song Movie (Year) Remarks
7045 Chanda baadal mein baadal mein mukh le chhipa Karwat (1949) 7 songs covered out of 11 by now
7046 Kaali badariya chhaa gayee Meera Burman NFS(1950)
7047 Haay more sainyya gori bainyya chhodo jee Baadal Aur Bijli(1956) 2 songs covered out of 7 by now
7048 Honthon pe laali hai Ten O clock(1958) Movie YIPPEED by now
7049 Ye duniya dagaabaaz hai Tikdambaaz (1959) 2 songs covered out of 6 by now
7050 Mujhko unse pyaar huaa mujhko unse pyaar Saudaamini(1950) 6 songs out of 9 covered by now

We can notice that one song was a non film song. Out of other five songs from five movies, one movie has since been YIPPEED. that leaves us with four movies that are still eligible for blog ten year challenge today (23 november 2022).

“Karwat”(1949) was one of the eligible movie. It was directed by Prakash for Srigopal Pictures, Bombay. The movie had Geeta Nizami, Satish, Jeevan, Paro Devi, Leela Mishra, Kesari, Kamalakanth, Sarita Devi, Indu, Gharpurey, Kantha Patel, Preetama Malhotra etc in it.

“Karwat”(1949) had eleven songs in it. Seven of them have been covered so far. Here is the eighth song from the movie. This song is sung by Asha Bhonsle and Geeta Roy (later Dutt). D N Madhok is the lyricist. Music is composed by Hansraj Bahl.

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

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

Audio links:

Song-Ho Baadal ghir aaye rimjhim paani barse(Karwat)(1949) Singers-Asha Bhonsle, Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-D N Madhok, MD-Hansraj Bahl
Both

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

oo ooo ooo ooo
baadal ghir aaye ae ae
oo ooo ooo ooo
baadal ghir aaye ae
rim jhim rimjhim paani barsey
jiyaa mora tarsey aey ae
jiyaa moraa tarsey
tum desh paraaye aey ae
tum desh paraaye

oo ooo ooo ooo
baadal ghir aaye aey ae
oo ooo ooo ooo
baadal ghir aaye ae

phir chhed gayi
lomast hawaayein ..aen

ye mast hawaayein
nanhi nanhi boondaniyaan
birhaa agni ko aur badhaaye
haayye aur badhaaye
is sooni sejariyaan aa aaa aaa
aaa aaaa aaa

aaan aaa aaaa aaa
aaa aaaaa aaaa
aa aa aaa
dekh jiyaa ghabraaye
tum desh paraaye ae
oo ooo ooo ooo
baadal ghir aayein

oo ooo ooo ooo ooo ooo
baadal ghir aaye ae
rim jhim rimjhim paani barsey
jiyaa mora tarsey aey ae
jiyaa moraa tarsey ae
tum desh paraaye ae
tum desh paraaye

oo ooo ooo ooo
baadal ghir aaye ae ae
oo ooo ooo
baadal ghir aaye ae

jeet lee baazi tosey khel ke aey ae
dil haar gayee ee
hhaan aan aan dil haar gayee

birhaa ki peedaasainyaa haayye ae ae
haayye mohey ae aey ae
haayye mohey maar gayee
ho o o
mohey maar gayee

kaun ghadi nain toh sang
milaaye aey ae ae ae aey ae
aey ae ae ae
ae aey aey ae ae ae aey ae ae
woh din haath na aaye

tum desh paraaye ae
ooo ooo ooo
baadal ghir aayein

oo ooo oo ooo ooo
baadal ghir aaye
rimjhim rimjhim paani barsey
jiyaa mora tarsey aey ae ae ae
jiyaa moraa tarsey
tum desh paraaye ae ae
tum desh paraaye

oo ooo ooo ooo
baadal ghir aaye ae ae
ho oo ooo ho o
baadal ghir aaye ae


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 :

5202 Post No. : 17186

Today’s song is from the film Hip Hip Hurray-1948.

How many of us really know what ” Hip Hip Hurray ” means in reality ? I am sure all of us have used this slogan several times during our school and college days, whenever we were celebrating a victory of our team over the rivals or someone had earned a coveted Reward or an Honour from the authorities. I have used it many times myself, as a victory slogan etc. That was not an age when we cared for the dictionary meaning of popular words or phrases like this one. The colloquial meaning was sufficient for us.

Out of curiosity, I checked a few English dictionaries like the Oxford and the Concise Cambridge dictionary. I found that ” HHH ‘ is a cheer slogan called out to express congratulations towards someone or something. It also denoted appreciation and approval of a victory. ” So much for the meaning of this phrase !

I could not find the story of this film, despite my efforts. There was another film made in 1984 with the same title. That film was based on an Inter-Collegiate Football competition, with a background of a love story of Raj Kiran and Dipti Naval. Then there was also a TV serial, with the same title. It ran from 21-8-1998 to 25-5-2001, with 80 episodes, followed by its second season with 45 episodes , after 15 years.

Anyway, the film Hip Hip Hurray-1948 was produced by Navin Yagnik and Hari Kashmiri, for the banner ‘ Kashmir Films’. The film was directed by Arvind Sen. He had earlier acted in 2 films-Doctor-1940 and Devdasi-1945. Hip Hip Hurray -1948 was his Debut film as a director and he went on to direct another 10 films till Nasihat (1986). His 2 films Muqaddar-(1950) and Kafila-(1952) became successful. They had excellent music also.

The film’s Music Director was Pt. Hanuman Prasad. The name Hanuman Prasad paints a picture of a Pehelwan playing kushti in an akhaada. Guru Hanuman and his akhaada in North India were quite famous. In the late 50s and 60s,there were many Wrestling Championships played in India. Many Pehelwans from other countries also came here to participate. Through these bouts the name of Dara Singh became very famous and later he appeared in Hindi films. The name Hanuman rekindles memories of that era.

However, one would be reasonably surprised if I tell that Pt. Hanuman Prasad ( Sharma/Triloki) was a well known Hindi Film Music Director in the 40s and 50s. Hanuman Prasad was a complete musical package, in the sense that he composed, wrote lyrics ( Gaali, Jasoos, Saudagar and Rasilee) and sung a song also in film( Rasili)-as Sharma. He even directed the film Rasilee-46. Geeta Dutt fans will remember him as the one who discovered her and gave her the first break in Playback singing in Hindi films in 1946.

There were 2 lyricists for 9 songs (actually 11 songs). The 9th song had 3 parts on 2 different records. It was sung by different singers). However, HFGK failed to credit every song with its lyricist’s name. The cast of the film was Balwant Singh, Navin Yagnik, Nirupa Roy, Mangala, Prabhu Dayal, Kumkum, Gulab etc. and a battery of comedians like Dikshit, Bhudo Advani, Radha Kishen and Gope.

Balwant Singh was an actor and a singer. He had no song in this film and from the film ‘Apni chhaya’-1950, with Mohd. Rafi giving him the playback, his singing came to a close.

BALWANT SINGH was born in Pandoga village of Hoshiarpur on 9-12-1918 in a Jahagirdar’s family. He was quite rich. After a training from Pt. Bhishmadev in classical music, he came to Bombay and joined Bombay Talkies at the age of 18 years. He first gave Playback in Jeevan Prabhat-37.In Nirmala-38 he acted and also sang a song. Then came Durga-39 where also he acted and sang. V. Shantaram cast him in Padosi-41 and his songs in this film were hits.

He was Hero in Darpan (1941),Swapna (1942),Malan (1943),Naukar (1943),Paraya Dhan (1943), Ashirwaad (1943), Collegian (1944), Dr.Kumar (1944), Bhanwar (1947,Hip hip Hurray (1948) and Apni Chhaya-(1950) etc. As a hero he sang less songs. His songs with Shanta Hublikar (Malan) and Parul Ghosh and Khan Mastana (Bhanwar) were very popular. He also acted in Nirmala, Vachan and Kangan.

In all, he acted in 18 films, sang 20 songs in 10 films and also wrote 6 songs in the film Sumitra-1949.

He married a girl from the royal family of Palanpur, Gujarat. After leaving films, he worked in All India Radio for 4 years. Then he settled in Ahmedabad, directing Dramas and Teaching music. Finally, he shifted to Ludhiana where, after a long illness, he died on 4-12-1985.

When Balwant Singh worked for A.I.R., it was claimed that he was responsible for the making of the famous morning Signature Tune of the A.I.R., and despite all presentations to several authorities, he was not given the credit for this. His son also claimed this in his interview given to our friend Shishir Krishna Sharma, for his Blog ” Beete hue din”. When I read his interview on the Blog and the You Tube, I wrote to Sharma ji, pointing out to him that this tune was made by the German refugee in India- Walter Kaufmann and NOT Balwant Singh. My E Mail dated 21-4-2021, to him is given here….

Dear Sharma ji,

I visited YouTube and heard your presentation.
I have also read what is written in your post about Balwant Singh on your Blog.
I would like to bring to your notice that it seems this Signature Tune of A.I.R. was NOT made by Balwant Singh,
but by one Walter Kaufmann, when he worked for All India Radio from 1934 to 1946.
There is a book ” THE MUSIC THAT STILL RINGS AT DAWN, EVERY DAWN”
Walter Kauffmann in India, 1934 – 1946
Author – Amrit Gangar
Published by Goethe Institut, Max Mueller Bhavan, Mumbai. 2013

Chapter 3 in this book is THE ALL INDIA RADIO, on page 36.

In this chapter it has been given in detail, with proofs in terms of several letters etc about the signature tune made by him for A.I.R.
There is an interview of the son of Dinkar Amembel, station Director, Bombay AIR, who says that Dinkar had played the Tanpura and
Mehli Mehta played the Violin.

I have this book, gifted to me by the author.

When you come back to Mumbai, you can visit me and see the book entries yourself.
I am fully convinced that the tune was done by Walter Kaufmann only.
It is possible that that is the reason why Balwant Singh’s claim was not entertained ever !

However, for whatever reasons, the said point was neither removed from his Blog nor the YouTube presentation.

Today’s song is sung by 4 singers namely, Geeta Roy, Zohrabai Amabalawali, G.M. Durani and Shamshad Begum. It is a good song. Enjoy….


Song- Jawaani hum guzaaren tumhaare aasre (Hip Hip Hurray)(1948) Singers- G.M.Durrani, Geeta Roy, Zohrabai Ambalabai, Shamshad Begum, Lyricist- Not known, MD- Pt. Hanuman Prasad

Lyrics

hahahahahaha
hahaha
hmmhm hm hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hm hmm hmm hmm
jawaani hum guzaaren
guzaaren
jawaani hum guzaare
tumhaare aasre
hum tumhare aasre
tumhaare aasre
hum tumhare aasre

jabse hua hai milan
mera man hai magan
mujhko chhod akeli
kahin jaao na sajan
o kahin jaao na sajan
main to teri nazar se
rahoon saath saath re
poori hogi aas re
aao jawaani hum guzaare guzaare
guzaare
tumhaare aasre
hum tumhare aasre
tumhaare aasre
hum tumhare aasre

?? sapnon ??
??
ise looto na raani
tum door se mere jiya mein chubh ??
aao ?? re
aaja paas paas re
poori hogi aas re
aao jawaani hum guzaaren
guzaaren
tumhaare aasre
hum tumhaare aasre
tumhaare aasre
hum tumhaare aasre

tum aayi to le aayi
ummeedon ka savera
hansi khushi ki har ek shaam
aur pyaar ka basera
tere rain basere mein
kaatenge ?? re
kaatenge ?? re
hum rachenge raas re
hum rachenge raas re
aao jawaani hum guzaaren
guzaaren
tumhaare aasre
hum tumhaare aasre
tumhaare aasre
hum tumhaare aasre

?? hai
muhabbat zindagi mein museebat ka ?? hai
pyaar karo to bahaar chhaye
ho jaaye ?? baat re
?? baat re
hum rachenge raas re
poori hogi aas re
aao jawaani hum guzaaren
guzaaren
tumhaare aasre
hum tumhaare aasre
tumhaare aasre
hum tumhaare aasre
jawaani hum guzaaren
guzaaren
jawaani hum guzaaren
tumhaare aasre
hum tumhaare aasre
tumhaare aasre
hum tumhaare aasre


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Blog Day :

5191 Post No. : 17170

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2012-2022) – Song No. 105
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Ten years back on this date viz on 4th October 2012, six songs from six different movies were covered on the blog. Here are the details:-

Blog post number Song Movie (Year) Remarks
6783 Ae zindagi ke raahi himmat na haar jaana Bahaar (1951) Movie YIPPEED by now
6784 Dil ki dhadkan pe gaa umr bhar muskuraa Lakeeren(1954) 6 songs covered out of 11 by now
6785 Maine jo lee angdaayee dheere se muskaayee Jaagte Raho(1956) Movie YIPPEED by now
6786 Aa ra ra ra ra ra main to giri re Post Box 999 Movie YIPPEED by now
6787 Dukh jo diye hain duniya ne Naach Ghar(1959) Movie YIPPEED by now
6788 Kayee din se mujhe koi sapnon mein aawaaz deta hai Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se(1978) Movie YIPPEED by now

One can see that five movies (out of six) whose songs were covered on this date ten years ago (4 october 2012). That leaves us with just one movie which is eligible for Blog Ten Year Challenge today (4 october 2022).

The movie eligible for Blog Ten Year Challenge is “Lakeeren”(1954). The movie was produced and directed by Harbans for Susheel Pictures, Bombay. The movie had Nalini Jaywant, Ashok Kumar, Sulochana Chatterjee, Kamal, Pran, Tiwari, Durga Khote,Amir Banoo etc in it.

“Lakeeren”(1954) had 11 songs in it. Six of these songs have been covered so far.

Here is the seventh song from “Lakeeren”(1954) to appear in the blog. HFGK mentions this song as sung by Geeta Dutt and anya swar (another voice). This male voice that sings the first few lines is clearly G M Durrani’s voice.

Shewan Rizvi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Hafeez Khan.

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

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

audio link:

Song-Aabaad jahaan barbaad kiyaa (Lakeeren)(1954) Singers-G M Durrani, Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-Shewan Rizvi, MD-Hafeez Khan

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

aei maalik-e-duniyaa aa
ye teraa kaun saa dastoor hai
pyaar mein dekhaa aaa jisey
majboor hee majboor hai ae ae ae
aey ae ae ae ae

meree taqdeer ne (aey ae ae ae ae)
gham se ae ae ae badal dee
har khushee eee meree ee ee
ke aansoo dey ae ae ke mujhse
chheen lee hai ae ae ae ae
zindagi meri

aabaad jahaan barbaad kiyaa
armaan bharaa dil tod diyaa aaa aaa
tod diyaa
is pyaar ki dushman duniyaa ne
haayye mujhko tadpataa chhod diyaa aa aaa
chhod diyaa
is pyaar ki dushman duniyaa ne
haayye mujhko tadpataa chhod diyaa aa aa
chhod diyaa
aabaad jahaan barbaad kiyaa
armaan bharaa dil tod diyaa aa aa
tod diyaa

ummeed ka taaraa aa jab chamkaa
nazdeek kinaara jab aayaa
taqdeer ne badh kar rok liyaa
aur laa ke bhanwar mein chhod diyaa aaa aaa
chhod diyaa
aabaad jahaan barbaad kiyaa
armaan bharaa dil tod diyaa aa aa
tod diyaa

ae baag-e-jahaan ke ae maali bataa
is phooley phaley gulshan ke tere
kis phool ko maine todaa thhaa
jo tooney meraa dil tod diyaa aaa aa
tod diya
aabaad jahaan barbaad kiyaa
armaan bharaa dil tod diyaa aa aa
tod diyaa


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Blog Day :

5189 Post No. : 17168

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2012-2022) – Song No. 103
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Ten years back on this date viz on 2nd October 2012, nine songs from nine different movies were covered on the blog. Here are the details:-

Blog post number Song Movie (Year) Remarks
6768 Aayee saawan ritu aayee sajan mora doley hai man Mela (1948) Movie YIPPEED by now
6769 Duaa dene waalon hamen do duaayen Saanwariya (1949) 8 songs covered out of 10 by now
6770 Jaane kaisa chhaane laga nasha ye pyaar ka Zabak (1961) Movie YIPPEED by now
6771 Sun le Baapu ye paighaam Baalak(1969) Movie YIPPEED by now
6772 Mujhe ye phool na de tujhko dilbari ki qasam Ghazal (1964) Movie YIPPEED by now
6773 Mere Baapu se ye kehna Matlabi Duniya (1961) 4 songs covered out of 12 by now
6774 Chhaayee barkha bahaar pade angna phuhaar Chiraag (1969) Movie YIPPEED by now
6775 Jaan gayee main to jaan gayee Nayaa Raastaa (1970) Movie YIPPEED by now
6776 Bande mein thha dum Vande Maatram Lage Raho Munna Bhai(2006) 2 songs covered out of 5 by now

As many as six movies (out of nine) whose songs were covered on this Date ten years ago (on 2 October 2012) have since been YIPPEED. That leaves us with three movies that are eligible for Blog Ten Year Challenge today (2 october 2022).

“Matlabi Duniya”(1961) is one such movie.

“Matlabi Duniya”(1961) was produced by Ramesh Gupta and directed by Radhakant and Mahendra Thakur for Chetna Productions, Bombay. The movie had Asha, Anant Kumar, Dhumal, Satish Vyas, Damuanna Malvankar etc. in it.

The movie had 12 songs in it that were composed by four music directors and sung by seven singers. All the songs were penned by Ramesh Gupta.

The song is sung by Geeta Dutt and chorus. Ramesh Gupta is the lyricist. Music is credited to Sushant Bannerjee and Jayanti Joshi.

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

Lyrics of the song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.


Song-Chal chal chal chal chal mere man aaj kasauti teri (Matlabi Duniya)(1961) Singer-Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-Ramesh Gupta, MD-Sushant Bannerjee/ Jayanti Joshi
Chorus

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

Chal chal chal chal
chal mere man
aaj kasauti teree ee ee
chal chal chal chal
chal mere man
aaj kasauti teree ee ee
phadkegi teri vijay pataakaa
goonj rahee ranbheri..eee ee
phadkegi teri vijay pataakaa
goonj rahee ranbheri eee ee
chal chal chal chal
chal mere man
aaj kasauti teree ee
chal chal chal chal
chal mere man
aaj kasauti teree ee ee

kankar paththar chhun chhunn path kee
raah sajaataa jaa
aanewaaley pathik ke path mein
phool bichhaataa jaa aa
kankar paththar chhunn chhunn path kee
raah sajaataa jaa
aanewaaley pathik ke path mein
phool bichhaataa jaa aa
hai anmol teri pal pal
ho na jaaye deree ee ee
hai anmol teri pal pal
ho na jaaye deree..ee…eee
chal chal chal chal chal mere man
aaj kasauti teree ee
chal chal chal chal chal mere man
aaj kasauti teree ee

hum Bharat bhoomi ke veer baal
nahin dartey hum angaaron se ae ae
hamein muhabbat jitni gulon se
utni hi hai khaaron se
hum Bharat bhoomi ke veer baal
nahin darthey hum angaaron se ae ae
hamein muhabbat jitni gulon se
utni hee hai khaaron se

dekh ke hum bachchon ka dal
maut khaaye jag pheree
chal chal chal chal chal mere man
aaj kasauti teree ee
chal chal chal chal chal mere man
(aa aa haaa aaa haaa haaaaa)
aaj kasauti teree ee (aaahaaa aaa haaa haaaaa)


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Blog Day :

5175 Post No. : 17147

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2012-2022) – Song No. 94
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This date ten years ago (viz 18 September 2012) saw nine songs from nine different movies getting covered in the blog.

Here are the details:-

Blog post number Song Movie (Year) Remarks
6662 Chhuk chhuk chhainyyaan chhaiyyaan Shehnaayi (1947) Movie YIPPEED by now
6663 Ek baar phir se aaja dil mein mere samaa jaa Elaan (1947) Movie YIPPEED by now
6664 Ye thhandi hawaa rangeen fizaa Son of Alibaba (1955) 3 songs out of 8 covered by now
6665 Pyaar beqaraar hai pyaar ki pukaar sun Yahudi Ki Beti(1956) 4 songs out of 8 covered by now
6666 Yaad jab aaye teri Mohar (1959) Movie YIPPEED by now
6667 Taash ke baawan patte Tamanna(1969) 3 songs covered out of 5 by now
6668 Naghma hamaara gaayega ye zamaana Bundlebaaz (1976) Movie YIPPEED by now
6669 Sajna ka kangna kangna mein heera Sitaaraa (1980) Movie YIPPEED by now
6670 Tumse hi roshan hai raat meri Lorie (1984) One song out of 4 covered by now

It can be seen that five movies (out of nine) whose songs were covered on this date ten years ago have since been YIPPEED in the blog. So only four movies are eligiible for Blog Ten Year Challenge today (18 September 2022).

“Son of Alibaba”(1955) is one of the movies. The movie was produced by Darshan and directed by Manu (aka Harald Lewis) for M P Films, Bombay. The movie had Mahipal, Chitra, Chandrashekhar, Maruti,Sheikh aka Shaikh, Manju, Shamim Chaudhary, Ramesh Thakore, Mumtaz, Rajen Kapoor, Mohammad Ali, Gani, Shikha Rai, Babu,
with Guest artistes Shivraj and Nishi.

“Son of Alibaba”(1955) had eight songs in it. Three songs have been covered by now.

Here is the fourth song from “Son of Alibaba”(1955) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Geeta Dutt and chorus. Prem Dhawan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Sardul Kwatra.

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

Lyrics and other details were sent to me by Prakashchandra.


Song-Nazar ka teer chaley koi na tadbeer chaley(son of Alibaba)(1955) Singer-Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Sardul Kwatra
Chorus

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

nazar kaa teer chaley ae ae
nazar kaa teer chaley ae ae
koyi na tadbeer chaley ae
main bhi jawaan
tu bhi jawaan aan
dil kyaa karey
nazar kaa teer chaley ae ae
koyi na tadbeer chaley ae ae
main bhi jawaan
tu bhi jawaan aan
dil kyaa karey

nazar kaa teer chaley ae ae

ye mast raatein aen
rangeen fizaayein
kal kaun jaaney
aaye na aayein aen
ye mast raatein aen
rangeen fizaayein aen
kal kaun jaaney ae ae
aayein na aayein

falak pe chaand hansey ae ae
falak pe chaand hansey ae ae
zameen per pyaar basey ae ae
main bhi jawaan
tu bhi jawaan aan
dil kyaa karey
nazar kaa teer chaley
koyi na tadbeer chaley ae
main bhi jawaan
tu bhi jawaan aan
dil kyaa karey

nazar kaa teer chaley aey ae ae

aankhon mein bhar ley ae ae
ulfat ki masti..ee
aa jaa basaa ley ae ae
hum dil ki bastee
aankhon mein bhar ley ae ae
ulfat ki masti..eee
aa jaa basaa len
hum dil ki bastee

dekho ji jab shaam dhaley aey ae
dekho ji jab shaam dhaley aey ae
shamaa pe parwaanaa jaley ae
main bhi jawaan
tu bhi jawaan aan
dil kyaa karey
nazar kaa teer chaley ae ae
koyi na tadbeer chaley ae
main bhi jawaan
tu bhi jawaan aan
dil kyaa karey

nazar kaa teer chaley aey ae aen ae ae


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Blog Day :

5173 Post No. : 17144

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2012-2022) – Song No. 92
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This date ten years ago (viz 16 September 2012) saw seven songs from seven different movies getting covered in the blog.

Here are the details:-

Blog post number Song Movie (Year) Remarks
6646 Kitaab e dard mein likha mere gham ka fasaana hai Sultaana(1934) 2 songs covered out of 13 by now
6647 Sapnon mein aane waale Ham Ek Hain (1946) Movie YIPPEED by now
6648 Duniya ne teri duniya waale Deedaar (1951) Movie YIPPEED by now
6649 Dil yoon yoon karta hai Heer Ranjha (1948) 5 songs covered out of 11 by now
6650 Kitni jawaan hai raat koi yaad aa gaya Aazaad (1955) Movie YIPPEED by now
6651 Saathi tere naam ek din jeewan kar jaayenge Ustaadi Ustaad Se(1981) One song covered out of 6
6652 Chaand sifaarish jo karta hamaari Fanaa(2006) 3 songs covered out of 5 by now

One can see that three movies (out of 7) whose songs were covered on this date ten years ago have since been YIPPEED. That leaves us with four movies that are eligible for Blog Ten Year CHallenge today (16 September 2022).

“Heer Ranjha”(1948) is an eligible movie for Blog Ten Year Challenge today.

“Heer Ranjha”(1948) was produced and directed by Wali Sahab for Punjab Film Corporation. The movie had Mumtaz Shanti, Ghulam Mohammad (actor), Gulab, Roop Kamal, Majnu, Ramlal, Gulnar, Malik Amin, Aziz, Minaayi, Neeladevi, Aziz Kashmiri, Nauratavi etc in it.

“Heer Ranjha”(1948) had 11 songs in it. Five songs have been covered by now.

Here is the sixth song from the movie to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Geeta Dutt and G M Durrani. Wali Sahab is the lyricist. Music is composed by Aziz Khan.

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

audio link:

Song-Qafas ki qaid mein (Heer Ranjha)(1948) Singers-Geeta Dutt, G M Durrani, Lyrics-Wali Khan, MD-Aziz Khan
Both

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

Qafas ki qaid mein aen
qafas ki qaid mein
hamko o hai yaad-e-aashiyaan baaqi
hai yaad-e-aashiyaan baaqi
abhi hai aansuon mein
muskuraane ke nishaan baaqi
qafas ki qaid mein aen

tumhaara kaarwaan aan
manzil pe jaa pahunchaa
khudaa haafiz
manzil pe jaa pahunchaa khudaa haafiz
tumhara kaarwaan aan aan
manzil pe jaa pahunchaa
khudaa haafiz
jaa pahunchaa khudaa haafiz
tumhaarey bhi ee ee ee
tumhaarey bhi lipatney ko
hai gard-e-kaarwaan baaqi
hai gard-e-kaarwaan baaqi
qafas ki qaid mein aen

jinhein jalnaa hai woh o
jal jal ke bujhte
aur bhi jalte hain
to bujhney par bhi jalte hain
jinhein jalnaa hai woh o o
jal jalke bujhte
aur bhi jalthe hain
to bujhney par bhi jalte hain
ke shammaa bujh chuki hai
ke shammaa bujh chuki hai
aur hai uska dhuaan baaqi
aur hai uskaa dhuaan baaqi
qafas ki qaid mein aen

pahunchne ko pahunch
jaaoonga manzil par
magar us din
pahunch jaaoongaa par us din
ke manzil hogi manzil par r r r r r
ke manzil hogi manzil par
na manzil ka nishaan baaqi
na manzil ka nishaan baaqi

qafas ki qaid mein
hamko o hai yaad-e-aashiyaan baaqi
hai yaad-e-aashiyaan baaqi


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Blog Day :

5149 Post No. : 17111

Today’s song is from the film ‘Aadhaar’ (1945).

This film was made by Geeta Pictures, Bombay. It was directed by Ramanlal Desai and this social film had music by SN Tripathi. The lyricist was MA Razi and the film cast was Umakant, Kokila, Yaqub, Shehzadi, Firoza, Ramesh, Usha , Ahmed and many others.

When film making started in India with silent films in the first decade of the last century, the filmmakers faced an unexpected difficulty. The difficulty was in getting actresses for films. No women were ready to act in the films, as it was considered a very low level profession. Dadasaheb Phalke wrote in his reminiscences how he tried to invite even prostitutes to work in the films and how even they refused saying it was a lower job than even being a prostitute !

Sensing an opportunity in this field, many European, Anglo-Indian and Jew girls joined films as actresses. Since the films were silent, their zero knowledge of Hindi or any regional language was not an obstacle. The dialogues were shown as strips of typed sentences on the screen. The girls also had no objection to giving romantic scenes or even kissing on the screen. Some actresses in those days were Ruby Meyers (Sulochana), Marcia Solomon (Vimla), Rachel Sofaer (Aarti Devi), Miss Rose, Iris Gasper (Sabita Devi), Susan Solomon (Firoza), Effie Hippolet (Indira Devi), Bonnie Bird (Lalita Devi), Esther Abraham (Pramila), Renee Smith (Seeta), Beryl Classen (Madhuri), Winnie Stewart (Manorama), Florence Ezekiel (Nadira), Muriel Alexander (Meera) and many others.

In the second part of the second decade i.e. from 1915 onward, some Indian girls from tawaif families also joined and as a result the count of ‘white skin’ girls started diminishing. After the advent of talkie films, speaking Hindi and singing – if needed, became a requirement for the actresses and automatically the Jew, Anglo-Indian and the European girls disappeared from films. Only a few, who learnt Hindi and singing, survived for a few more years, like Sabita Devi, Meera, Pramila, Sulochana, Madhuri and Firoza etc. Those who left early had no problem, but those who continued had to face the competition with the newer and younger local artistes and one by one they too ended their careers. However, not all ended happily. There was one Jew actress whose life in the last part of her career ended pathetically, in penury and she died unsung. We all know of such ends of many actors like Master Shiraz, Master Nissar, Bhudo Advani etc., but the sad story of the once famous actress is not known much. She acted in this film and her name was FIROZA.

Firoza (real name Susan Solomon) was born in a village in Konkan, Maharashtra on 30-7-1905, into a Bene Isareli Jew community. By the time she finished her education, she was proficient in Hebrew, Marathi, Hindi and English. In spite of opposition from family, she started working in silent films and soon became popular. Some of her films also became famous and hits. She continued working in silent films till 1934, when silent films stopped being made. Due to the family’s opposition, she had to leave her house. She stayed in Bombay.

With the advent of talkie films, she naturally entered talkie films, with ‘Noor E Yaman’ (1935), in a small role. She acted in films like ‘Bhikaran’ (1935), ‘Aansuon Ki Duniya’ (1936), ‘Bharat Ke Laal’ (1936), ‘Jeevan Jyoti’ (1937), ‘Dukhiyari’ (1937), ‘Veerbala’ (1938) etc. Due to her success in films, she fell a prey to false promises and dreamt of working in Hollywood films. She wasted 3 years in this and dejected, started working in films again here with ‘Ek Raat’ (1942), ‘Circus Girl’ (1943), ‘Duniya Diwaani’ (1943), ‘Bhagta Bhoot’ (1943), ‘Andhi Duniya’ (1943), ‘Din Raat’ (1945), ‘Aadhaar’ (1945), ‘Lal Batti’ (1947), ‘Daulat Ke Liye’ (1947), ‘Haatimtai’ (1947), ‘Dilwaale’ (1948) etc.

She became an alcoholic and a chain smoker. She made the mistake of refusing offers from Bombay Talkies and other big banners. Meanwhile she fell in love with actor Chandra Mohan and wished to marry him, but he became a drunkard and died in 1949. Her financial condition became worse. She did small roles in Marathi and Hindi films. ‘Yasmeen’ (1954) was her last film.

She lost her parents and lived alone in a single room, where she died unnoticed one day in early 70s. She was one of the top 5 Jew actresses, included in the Documentary ‘Shalom Bollywood’ made by Danny Ben-Moshe in 2003. Thus ended a talented artiste !.
[Note – There was another Firoza Begum, wife of music director Kamal Dasgupta. She is different. She was a Bangladeshi singer.]

[Ack: Information culled from ‘Beete Kal Ke Sitare’ by S Tamrakar, ‘The Untold Story of Jews in Indian Cinema’ in Sunday Guardian, ‘Women in Hindi Cinema’ by Bhavna, Jigna and Supriya, theoneminute.com and my notes.]

The lead pair of the film ‘Aadhaar’ was Umakant (Desai) and Kokila. Despite my efforts I could not get any information on this actress. First I thought that she is Nirupa Roy, because the real name of Nirupa Roy was Kokila. But this Kokila has been in films since 1937 when Nirupa Roy was only a 6 year old girl. First film of this Kokila was ‘Meri Bhool’ (1937). She also acted in films like ‘Gentleman Daku’ (1937), ‘Dukhiyari’ (1937) in which she sang 1 song also, ‘Prem Sagar’ (1939), ‘Gareeb Ka Laal’ (1939), ‘Wayda’ (1940), ‘Jagat Mohini’ (1940), ‘Meri Khwahish’ (1941). ‘Aadhaar’ seems to be her last film. She appeared like a flash and disappeared like a comet !

Let us know something about the director Ramanlal Desai. There were 2 directors in the film industry- Ramanlal (Lalbhai) Desai and Ramanlal (Bhimbhai) Desai. Both operated in almost the same period. Luckily Ramanlal Bhimbhai Desai was known as ‘The King of Mythologicals’ and the other Desai directed all types of films. Ramanlal Lalbhai Desai was born on 6-9-1915 at Ahmedabad (some sources indicate different year and place). His father was a station master in the BBCI Railway (Bombay-Baroda and Central India Railway). He was educated in Bombay and he studied up to Inter-Arts. He soon left his studies to work as an assistant cameraman and assistant director for ‘Thief of Baghdad’ (1934). In 1935 he shifted to Ganesh Movietone but then came back to Paramount. He was assistant director in ‘Fairy of the Flute’, ‘Guru Ghantal’, ‘Black Ghost’, ‘Burqawali’, ‘Aladdin’, ‘Vagabond Lover’, ‘Madhur Bansari’ etc. He co-directed films like ‘Patriot’, ‘Darpan’ and ‘Mere Saajan’, in Rex Pictures. He was a good editor and a musician.

He became a full fledged director with ‘Daughter of the Jungle’ (1942), ‘Muhabbat Ki Jeet’ (1943), ‘Circus Girl’ (1943), ‘Bhagta Bhoot’ (1943), ‘Rangeela Dost’ (1944), ‘Aadhar’ (1945), ‘Kismat Ka Dhani’ (1946), ‘Jadui Putli’ (1946), ‘Tiger Man’ (1947), ‘Naqali Heera’ (1948), ‘Dhanwale’ (1948), ‘Dilwale’ (1948), ‘Roshni’ (1949), ‘Sangeeta’ (1950), ‘Aab e Hayaat’ (1955), ‘Hum Bhi Kuchh Kam Nahin’ (1958), ‘Minister’ (1959) and ‘Zalim Tera Jawab Nahin’ (1960). He turned to Gujarati films and directed ‘Sole Saaj Singar’ (1977) and ‘Kul Deepak’ (1978). He was working as a Production Supervisor for the film ‘Nastik’ (1954) (credited).

[Thanks to Shri Harish Raghuwanshi ji for allowing me to use some info used here].

Film ‘Aadhar’ was unique, because it featured 4 artistes falling in the category of ‘same name confusion’ – namely, Ramanlal Desai, Shehzadi, Firoza and Kokila. Today’s song is a duet sung by Geeta Dutt and SN Tripathi – the MD himself.


Song- O mere man ke meet aa gaayen suhaane geet (Aadhaar)(1945) Singers- Geeta Roy, SN Tripathi, Lyricist-M A Razi, MD-SN Tripathi
Geeta Roy + SN Tripathi

Lyrics

o mere mann ke meet
aa gaayen suhaane geet
aa gaayen suhaane geet
aa gaayen suhaane geet
o mere mann ke meet
aa gaayen suhaane geet
aa gaayen suhaane geet
aa gaayen suhaane geet

ye mann karta hai gaa re
ye mann karta hai gaa re
cham cham ye chamakte taare
cham cham ye chamakte taare
chanda bhi kare ishaare
chanda bhi kare ishaare

aapas mein kitni preet
aapas mein kitni preet
saawan mein kitni preet
o mere mann ke meet
aa gaayen suhaane geet
aa gaayen suhaane geet
aa gaayen suhaane geet

ye nadi taraane gaaye
ye nadi ee ee
ye nadi taraane gaaye
ulfat ke saaz bajaaye
ulfat ke saaz bajaaye
kyun mann mein aag lagaaye
kyun mann mein aag lagaaye

ye lehron ka sangeet
ye lehron ka sangeet
ye lehron ka sangeet
o mere mann ke meet
aa gaayen suhaane geet
aa gaayen suhaane geet
aa gaayen suhaane geet
o mere mann ke meet

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir Kapur)
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ओ मेरे मन के मीत
आ गायें सुहाने गीत
आ गायें सुहाने गीत
आ गायें सुहाने गीत
ओ मेरे मन के मीत
आ गायें सुहाने गीत
आ गायें सुहाने गीत
आ गायें सुहाने गीत

ये मन करता है गा रे
ये मन करता है गा रे
चम चम ये चमकते तारे
चम चम ये चमकते तारे
चंदा भी करे इशारे
चंदा भी करे इशारे
आपस में कितनी प्रीत
आपस में कितनी प्रीत
सावन में कितनी प्रीत
ओ मेरे मन के मीत
आ गायें सुहाने गीत
आ गायें सुहाने गीत
आ गायें सुहाने गीत

ये नदी तराने गाये
ये नदी ई ई
ये नदी तराने गाये
उल्फ़त के साज़ बजाए
उल्फ़त के साज़ बजाए
क्यों मन में आग लगाए
क्यों मन में आग लगाए
ये लहरों का संगीत
ये लहरों का संगीत
ये लहरों का संगीत

ओ मेरे मन के मीत
आ गायें सुहाने गीत
आ गायें सुहाने गीत
आ गायें सुहाने गीत
ओ मेरे मन के मीत


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Blog Day :

5146 Post No. : 17108

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2012-2022) – Song No. 82
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This date ten years ago (viz 20 August 2012) saw six songs from six different movies getting covered in the blog.

Here are the details:-

Blog post number Song Movie (Year) Remarks
6483 Eid milo eid Najma (1943) Movie YIPPEED by now
6484 Eid aayi hai aayi hai eid aayi hai Rashid Dulhan (UR) (1950) Number of songs unknown in this unreleased movie
6485 Bholenath se niraala Gaurinath se niraala Har Har Mahadev(1950) 6 songs covered out of 10
6486 Tum chal rahe ho ham chal rahe hain Duniyaa Na Maane(1959) Movie YIPPEED by now
6487 Aankhon mein rang kyun aaya Ek Phool Chaar Kaante (1960) Movie YIPPEED by now
6488 Arziyaan saari main maathe pe likh ke laaya hoon Delhi 6 (2009) 3 songs covered out of 10 by now

It can be observed that three movies (out of six) whose songs were covered on this date ten years ago have since been YIPPEEE’D. That leaves us with three movies not yet YIPPEEE’D. One of these movies was an unreleased movie and total number of songs in this movie are not known.

That leaves us with two movies that are eligible for Blog Ten Year Challenge today (on 20 August 2022).

‘Har Har Mahadev’ (1950) is one such movie.

‘Har Har Mahadev’ was produced and directed by Jayant Desai for Jayant Desai Productions Limited, Bombay. This religious movie had Nirupa Roy (as Uma), Trilok Kapoor, Jeevan (as Narad Muni), Niranjan Sharma, Mishra, Durga Khote, Shanta Kunwar, Kanta Kumari, Heera Sawant, Satyanarayan, Ram Shashtry, Pravin Kumar, Suryakant Shukla, Kusum, Savitri, Nagotkar, dancers Meenaxi and Heera Sawant etc in it.

The movie had ten songs in it. Six songs have been covered so far.

Here is the seventh song from this film to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Geeta Dutt. Ramesh Shashtri is the lyricist. Music is composed by Avinash Vyas.

The song is picturised on Nirupa Roy, with Trilok Kapoor also present.

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

audio link:

video link:

Song-Rumjhum rumjhum chalee jaaoon main (Har Har Mahadev)(1950) Singer-Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-Ramesh Shashtri, MD-Avinash Vyas

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

rumjhum
rumjhum rumjhum chalee jaaoon main
tap unkaa chhudvaaoon jee..eee..ee
aankh khol ke Shiv jee boley
bano hamaari Raanee jee..eee
rumjhum
rumjhum rumjhum chalee jaaoon main
tap unkaa chhudvaaoon jee..eee
aankh khol ke Shiv jee boley
bano hamaari Raanee jee..eee
rumjhum

tumhaarey Mahaadev ji Ganga Parvati
bhilni ko kya kariye jee..ee
bhilni ko kya kariye jee
Paarvathi ko peehar bhej doon
gangaa laaye paani jee..eee
rumjhum
rumjhum rumjhum chalee jaaoon main
tap unkaa chhudvaaoon jee..eee..ee
aankh khol ke Shiv Jee boley
bano hamaari Raanee jee..eee
rumjhum

naheen Mahaadev ji main na banoongi
raani tumhaari raani tumhaari raani ji
galey tumharey saanp zehreeley
dekh mujhey dar laagey jee..ee
rumjhum
rumjhum rumjhum chalee jaaoon main
tap unkaa chhudvaaoon jee..eee..eee
aankh khol ke Shiv jee boley
bano hamaari Raanee jee..eee..ee
rumjhum

sarpon ko main door hataaoon
moti maalaa pehnoon ji
main moti maalaa pehnoon jee
tum jo kaho to bhabhoot bhi chhodoon
chandan lep lagaaoon jee..eee
rumjhum
rumjhum rumjhum chalee jaaoon main
tap unkaa chhudvaaoon jee..eee..eee
aankh khol ke Shiv jee boley
bano hamaari Raanee jee..eee
rumjhum

chalo hamaari kutiyaa mein…aen..aen
chalo hamaari kutiyaa mein
aur sang raho mere Shiv jee..ee
paawan hogi kutiyaa meri
aayenge jab Swaamjijee..eee
rumjhum
rumjhum rumjhum chalee jaaoon main
tap unkaa chhudvaaoon jee..eee..ee
aankh khol ke Shiv jee boley
bano hamaari Raanee jee..eee..eeee
rumjhum
rumjhum
rumjhum
rumjhum

(Bachaao)

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir Kapur)
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रूमझुम
रूमझुम रूमझुम चली जाऊँ मैं
तप उनका छुड़वाऊँ जी
आँख खोल के शिव जी बोले
बनो हमारी रानी जी
रूमझुम
रूमझुम रूमझुम चली जाऊँ मैं
तप उनका छुड़वाऊँ जी
आँख खोल के शिव जी बोले
बनो हमारी रानी जी
रूमझुम

तुम्हारे महादेव जी गंगा पार्वती
भीलनी को क्या करिए जी
भीलनी को क्या करिए जी
पार्वती को पीहर भेज दूँ
गंगा लाये पानी जी
रूमझुम
रूमझुम रूमझुम चली जाऊँ मैं
तप उनका छुड़वाऊँ जी
आँख खोल के शिव जी बोले
बनो हमारी रानी जी
रूमझुम

नहीं महादेव जी मैं ना बनूँगी
रानी तुम्हारी रानी तुम्हारी रानी जी
गले तुम्हारे साँप जहरीले
देख मुझे डर लागे जी
रूमझुम
रूमझुम रूमझुम चली जाऊँ मैं
तप उनका छुड़वाऊँ जी
आँख खोल के शिव जी बोले
बनो हमारी रानी जी
रूमझुम

सर्पों को मैं दूर हटाऊँ
मोती माला पहनूँ जी
मैं मोती माला पहनूँ जी
तुम जो कहो भभूत भी छोड़ूँ
चन्दन लेप लगाऊँ जी
रूमझुम
रूमझुम रूमझुम चली जाऊँ मैं
तप उनका छुड़वाऊँ जी
आँख खोल के शिव जी बोले
बनो हमारी रानी जी
रूमझुम

चलो हमारी कुटिया में
चलो हमारी कुटिया में
और संग रहो मेरे शिव जी
पावन होगी कुटिया मेरी
आएंगे जब स्वामी जी
रूमझुम
रूमझुम रूमझुम चली जाऊँ मैं
तप उनका छुड़वाऊँ जी
आँख खोल के शिव जी बोले
बनो हमारी रानी जी
रूमझुम
रूमझुम
रूमझुम
रूमझुम


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