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Blog Day : 3626 Post No. : 14447

hullo Atuldom

“Thevar Magan” was a 1992 Tamil movie produced by Kamal Hassan and directed by Bharathan with music by Ilaiyaraja and a cast of Sivaji Ganesan, Kamal Hassan, Revathi, Gouthami and Nassar. The story in one line is thus- a reluctant educated son ascending a throne full of thorns. This movie was remade in Hindi in 1997 by Mushir-Riaz produtions with Priyadarshan as the director. Here the cast was headed by Anil Kapoor and Amrish Puri with Milind Gunaji, Tabu and Pooja Batra. Both movies credited Kamal Hssan as the storywriter.

Whenever I hear of a remake either from Hindi to any language that I understand – Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati or even say Telugu or Punjabi (both of which I have limited knowledge of) I make it a point to see both versions. The vice-versa also happens i.e. from regional language to Hindi, then too I see both versions, it is enlightening to see how actors understand the same character and portray them. To this end I have seen Drishyam in three languages and I felt that Mohanlal in Malayalam was good and Ajay Devgan in Hindi did not disappoint though Kamalhassan in Tamil failed to impress (my view which I feel the others may not agree to) in Papanasam (that was the title in Tamil). I have seen many other remakes too, the last one being a remake of Bhagwan Dada’s “Albela” in Telugu and Sachin Pilgaonkar’s “Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi” which I discovered was a remake of Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s “Biwi Aur Makaan”.

So, coming back to “Thevar Magan” and “Virasat” both were engrossing movies with good songs and lot of action. And it can be safely said that Amrish Puri’s version of the Raja Thakur matched Sivaji Ganesan’s Periya Thevar. And Anil Kapoor matched Kamalhassan in portraying the educated foreign-returned Thakur/ Shaktivel Thevar. Added to all this Anu Malik gave music almost at par with Ilaiyaraja, reusing some of the original tunes. Today’s song is one of the reused tunes. It has Amrish Puri lip-syncing in Hariharan’s voice. The song runs with the opening titles. There are two other portions of the song; one after the Thakur comes home angry after facing humiliation in the village panchayat and another portion of the song plays when the Thakur dies of a heart attack and the whole village is sad.

Today(22 june 2018) it is the birth anniversary of Amrish Puri. He was an all-round entertainer. He had acted in about 400 films between 1967 and 2005. I suppose the first time I took note of him was in the movies ‘Dostana’ where he played the villain’s henchman in Prem Chopra’s gang and ‘Naseeb’ where he was one among a horde of villains like Prem Chopra, Kadar Khan, Shakti Kapoor and Amjad Khan. Of course, at the same time we saw him in some Rajshri Production movies as a Chowdhary who refuses to acknowledge that his family is on bad times and his daughter needs to work to run the house as in “Saawan Ko Aane do”. He was a tyrant village head in Bapu’s “Hum Paanch”; numerous movies where he was the dreaded bad character his best being the memorable Mogambo in “Mr. India”. In the 90s he also became a loving father, grandfather; displayed his comic timing in movies like “Chachi420” and “Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kate” etc. I have sat through many movies that I have mentioned just to enjoy Amrish Puri whether as Durgaprasad Bharadwaj (Chachi 420) or Retired Inspector Abhyankar (Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kate) or Chaudhry Baldev Singh (DDLJ) or Thakur Durjan Singh (Karan Arjun) to name a few.

Remembering Mogambo on his birth anniversary with this song from “Virasat” which is written by Jaaved Akhtar.

Video
(video)
Audio version

Some more portions of song


Song-Ek thha gaanv jahaan ka ek aisa thhaa raaja (Viraasat)(1997) Singer-Hariharan, Lyrics-Jawed Akhtar, MD-Anu Malik

Lyrics

hey ae
ek tha gaanv jahaan ka
dooma chikka chikka doom
doo doom doom doom
ek aisa tha raja
dooma chikka chikka doom
doo doom doom doom
ek tha gaanv jahaan ka
ek aisa thha raaja
sabke dilon mein woh rahta thha
uske jaisa koi nahin thha
ek thha gaanv jahaan ka
dooma chikka chikka doom
doo doom doom doom
ek aisa thha raaja
dooma chikka chikka doom
doo doom doom doom

gaanv mein sabhi ke chehre
dinga danga dinga danga
dinga danga do
phoolon ki tarah khilte thhe
dinga danga dinga danga
dinga danga do
gaanv mein sabhi ke chehere
phoolon ki tarah khilte thhe
khushiyon bhari thhi duniya
pyar ke diye jalte the
har ghar uska thha apna ghar
sabke liye woh ek baraabar
sukh aur dukh mein sabka
saathi woh banta thha
uske rehte har din mela thhe

ek tha gaanv jahaan ka
dooma chikka chikka doom
doo doom doom doom
ek aisa tha raaja
dooma chikka chikka doom
doo doom doom doom
ek thha gaanv jahaan ka
ek aisa thha raja
sabke dilon mein woh rahta thha
uske jaisa koi nahin tha
ek tha gaanv jahaan ka
dooma chikka chikka doom
doo doom doom doom
ek aisa thha raaja
dooma chikka chikka doom
doo doom doom doom

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sabke dilon mein woh rehta tha
(arri pagli shuroo se)
sabke dilon mein woh rehta thha
(mm hmm
maine kahaa na shuru se
)
kaise dadaji)
Ek tha gaanv jahaan ka
Ek tha gaanv jahaan ka
(Haan shabaash
Ab sab aise hi gaao
)
ek tha gaanv jahaan ka
ek aisa thta raaja
ek tha gaanv jahaan ka
ek aisa tha raaja
sabke dilon mein woh rahta tha
uske jaisa koi nahin tha

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zindagi ka sapna
ek din toota aa
band kar aankhein
sabse woh roothha
band kar aankhein
sabse woh rootha
usski yaadein dil se na jaayein
humko rulayein humko sataayein
chhaaya andhera
jab woh gaya
ab kehti har ek ki zubaan

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

Blog Day : 3455 Post No. : 13859

hullo Atuldom

So, it is the new year. I have not made any resolutions, as usual, just taking life as it chooses to unfold itself. Anyway, it has always been my way of living. People who are connected with me on WhatsApp must have seen my status message- “Kal kya hoga kis ko pata” I also subscribe to the thought “abhi zindagi ka le lo mazaa”. (this is from a song by Gulshan Bawra)
My todays post is a song from the 1994 release “Aag” starring Govinda, Shilpa Shetty, Sonali Bendre (in a special appearance) with Kader Khan, Sadashiv Amrapurkar, Shakti Kapoor, Goga Kapoor, Gulshan Grover, Suresh Chatwal etc. etc. in the supporting cast. This movie was directed by K. Ravi Shankar and released in August 1994. This was a change of image for Govinda in the sense that it had him play a serious character.

The story goes like this-

Orphaned at a very young age, Raju (Govinda) lives a poor lifestyle with his unmarried sister, Laxmi (Prajakta Kulkarni). Both are of marriageable age. One-day Raju meets an attractive fellow-collegian, Parul (Sonali Bendre), and after a few encounters both fall in love. But Parul’s uncle, has already arranged her marriage with Police Inspector Suryadev Singh (Shakti Kapoor). When Suryadev finds out that Parul is refusing to marry him, he arrests Raju on a charge of murder, holds him in jail, and beats him mercilessly.
Laxmi, quite dramatically, takes a gun from a policeman, and helps Raju escape so as to prevent Parul from being forcibly married to Suryadev. They do manage to arrive in time, only to find that Parul has consumed poison and killed herself. Raju is beside himself with rage, is captured by the police, and watches helplessly as Parul is cremated. His horrors have not ended as Suryadev sexually assault’s Laxmi and leaves her in a mentally unstable condition.

Raju takes Laxmi with him to a small village, where he hides her from other people as she has become visibly pregnant, and changes his name to Birju. He meets with a lovely village belle by the name of Bijli (Shilpa Shetty), who wants to marry him. What Raju does not know is that Bijli, the nautanki dancer, is a plainclothes policewoman, Inspector Barkha Sharma, who has been assigned to arrest him at any cost. She does confront him, and he confesses to killing Parul’s uncle and Barkha calls for reinforcements to escort Raju to jail. The Inspector-in-charge of the reinforcements is none other than Suryadev — and this time he is determined to finish Raju once and for all.

Now why did I pick up this movie and this particular raunchy song for posting today? Because we have our today’s birthday boy lip-syncing to singer Hariharan in it. No-no not Kader Khan, he has Sudesh Bhonsle singing for him. I am talking of Sadashiv Amrapurkar. Born on 2nd January 1950 in Ahmednagar Maharashtra he made his way to movies via theatre. His first film was Govind Nihalani’s “Ardh Satya” for which he won that year’s filmfare award for best supporting actor. In 1993 when filmfare added a category of best villain he won it for his act as “maharani” a eunuch in Mahesh Bhatt’s “Sadak”. 1993 saw him play inspector Pyare Mohan- a person who has a problem of forgetting things- in David Dhawan’s “Aankhen”. He showed he was good in comedy. Even in “Aag” along with Kader Khan he provided comic relief.

Today’s song shows how the all the gents of the village react when Bijli- the dancer- makes her entry into the village. We have Dinesh Hingoo, Suresh Chatwal and assorted villagers trying to entertain us in this song. Alka Yagnik sings for Shilpa Shetty, Sameer is the lyricist and Dilip Sen- Sameer Sen the music composers.


Song-Ye kanya kunwaari hai (Aag)(1994) Singers-Sudesh Bhonsle, Hariharan, Alka Yagnik, Lyrics-Sameer, MD-Dilip Sen-Samir Sen
Chorus

Lyrics

ye kanya kunwaari hai
ye teekhi kataari hai
ye kanya kunwaari hai
haan haan haan
ye teekhi kataari hai
haan haan haan
ye meethi supaari hai
haan haan haan
ye hum sabko pyaari hai
haan haan haan
haaye kya maal hai
waah kya chaal hai
isska jawaab nahin
ye bemisaal hai
ye kanya kunwaari hai
haan haan haan
ye teekhi kataari hai
haay haay haay

darogaji
ha darogaji
darogaji tu hamri rapat likhle
mere peechhe pade hain aath das ladke
mere peechhe pade hain aath das ladke
darogaji tu hamri rapat likhle
mere peechhe pade hain aath das ladke
mere peechhe pade hain aath das ladke

ho
sabke sab harjaai bade ho
kaahe ko mere peechhe pade ho
ladki akeli hai
sooni dagariya
kaahe pakad ke kheenche chunariya
darr laage re
ha darr laage re
ho darr laage re
dhak dhak jiya dhadke
mere peechhe pade hai aath das ladke
mere peechhe pade hai aath das ladke

main choodi pahnaaunga
na na na
main choli silwaaunga
na na na
main lahanga mangwaaunga
na na na
main dulhan banaaunga
chal hatt
uff kya baal hai
hoye kya gaal hai
dekha hai jabse isse
hum behaal hain

ye kanya kunwaari hai
haan haan haan
ye teekhi kataari hai
haay haay haay

hey ae ae ae
rinka chika rinka chika
rinka chika rinka chika
rinka chika rinka chika
rinka chika rinka chika

haaye
kori jawaani
bheega badan hai
bas mein nahin ab mera joban hai
jaagi nayee koi man mein agan hai
mujhpe laga ye kaisa grahan hai
karoon kya main
re karoon kya main
ha karoon kya main
meri daanyi aankh phadke
mere peechhe pade hain aath das ladke
mere peechhe pade hain aath das ladke

ye nadiya nahaai hai
haan haan haan
ye jannat se aayi hai
haan haan haan
ye rabdi malaai hai
haan haan haan
ye dil mein samaai hai
ye kanya kunwaari hai
haaye haaye haaye
ye teekhi kataari hai
haaye re haaye re haaye
ye rabdi malaai hai
haaye haaye haaye
ye meethhi supaari hai
haaye haaye haaye haay haay


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

Hullo to all in Atuldom

People talk about the rich voice quality that Amitabh Bachchan has – the baritone etc. But has it occurred to anyone that there are and were and will be other actors who have or had similar voice? One such voice was that of Mogambo. There are tales that tell how the makers of “Mr. India” went from Danny to Amjad Khan to any other known faces of that era to play the character of Mogambo. Each one had his own reason for not taking up that character and eventually Amrish Puri ended up being The Mogambo and now it is impossible to even imagine any other person as Mogambo. I am unable to distinguish the man from the character and part of the power in the role was the voice of the actor.
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No other month begins with a day that is named after itself.  It is only the month of May that starts with a day that is called May Day.  Historically, this specific day has a long history of cultural and social significance.  A history that goes back to pre-Christ era.  The Romans used to celebrate this day as a spring festival.  The festival was called Floralia, in the honor of Flora, the Roman goddess of flowers.  Further north, in Germany, this day was celebrated as Walburgis Night.  Coinciding with the arrival of summer weather in the European continent, this day was also celebrated as the first day of summer in some regions.  Community fairs were held, with the traditional dancing around the Maypole, and the beauty contest to select and crown the ‘Queen of May’.  People used to distribute anonymous gifts, called May Baskets, in their neighborhoods.
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This article is written by Peevesie’s mom, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Its been about a month since I last sent any write-up to Atul. (I remember the last thing I did was send the lyrics of a song to Atul and Sudhirji for Sanjeev Kumar death anniversary). Not that I was short of ideas. It is just that various factors contributed to keeping me away from the blog. I have more than a month’s posts to catch up with. First it was diwali. Then my dearest niece’s engagement which took me to Chennai for a weekend. (Actually I had thought I will be able to call up our YYIIPPEEEE!!!! master when I was in his land but that also didn’t materialize. Sorry YYIIPPEEEE!!!! Master)
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This article is written by Bharat Upadhyay, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog.This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

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Genius of Jaidev – 17
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The title in the beginning of the 1982 film ‘Ramnagari’, mentions ‘Hrishikesh Mukherjee presents ‘Akar films’ Ramnagari’. The film was produced and directed by Kantilal Rathod and the starcast included Amol Palekar, Sulabha Deshpande, Suhasini Mulay, Ram Nagarkar, Nilu Phule, Shobha Arya, K N Singh, Suresh Chatwal, Nana Palsikar etc. Hrishikesh also edited the film, where Naqsh Llayalpuri’s lyrics were set to tune by the genius Jaidev. In his distinct style of using new voices, Jaidev-ji gave playback singing to Hariharan, Anuradha Paudwal and Neelam Sahani.
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Atul Song-A-Day 10K Song Milestone Celebrations – 27
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Avinash Scrapwala is one of the “newer” contributors to the blog. He seems to have discovered the blog in june 2011 but decided to become a lyrics contributor only in late august 2012. His first lyrics contribution that appeared in the blog was Pyaar ka badla mujhe dekho kaisa mila (Ye Hai Zindagi)(1977). This song was a nice song containing the old world message of being content with one’s fate and staying humble despite becoming successful. If one looks at the lyrics contributions of Avinash Scrapwala, a good number of these songs are philosophical songs, inspirational songs, songs with a message etc. -feel good songs in brief that have a therapeutic effect on the listeners- what I also call “mental massage” songs. 🙂
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“Boxer” (1984) was directed by Raj N Sippy and produced by Gautam Guha for Shri Shakti Productions. The movie had Mithun Chakrborty, Rati Agnihotri, Tanuja, Danny Denzongpa, Sharat Saxena,Iftekhar, Parikshit Sahni, Sujit Kumar, Baby Pinky, Gurbachan Singh, Gulshan Bawra, Sudhir, Azaad Irani, Shekhar Purohit, Sunder Taneja, Jagadish Raj, Bob Christo, Yusuf Khan, Mac Mohan, Birbal, Mohan Choti, Amin Sayani, Kumari Naaz, Master Raju Shreshtha, Javed, Master Nadeem etc in it.
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Today (29 september) is the birth anniversary of Ravi Baswani (September 29, 1946 – July 27, 2010). Ravi Baswani made his debut as a comedian in 1980s and he acted in some lovely comedy movies of that era, viz “Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron”, “Peechha Karo” etc.
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Today (19 september 2012) is Ganesh Chaturthi, a major Indian festival. Today Lord Ganesh’s birthday is celebrated. In Indian calender, Lord Ganesh’s festival comes first and the festivals involving other Gods come then follow during the year. In fact, “Sriganesh karna” has become a Hindi language idiom which means “to begin”.
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