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Blog Day :

4560 Post No. : 16156

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2011-2021) – Song No. 1
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Blog Ten year Challenge, which was started in 2019 and which continued in 2020 as well, now enters 2021. This post is the first post for blog ten year challenge (2011-2021).

January 2011 was quite like January 2021, with only one or two songs being posted everyday. Unlike 2021, we already had DOT days in the year 2011 by 11 january 2011. Thankfully, these days I am very particular about avaoiding DOT days at any cost. As a result, the just concluded year 2020 sa NIL DOT days. The only other year in the bloh]g that had NIL DOT days as the year 2017.

This day on 2011 saw only one song being discussed and that song was a song from “Shola Aur Shabnam”(1961) namely Jeet hi lenge baazi ham tum…pyaar ka bandhan toote naa .

“Shola Aur Shabnam”(1961) was directed by Ramesh Sahgal for Parijat Films, Bombay. This “social” movie had Tarla, Dharmendra, Abhi Bhattacharya, M Rajan, Mubarak, Vijaylaxmi, Jeeankala, Sulochana, Leela Mishra, Dhumal, Johny hisky, B N Shukla, B Perera, Baby Chandrkala, Master Akashdeep etc in it.

The movie had ten songs in it. Five songs have been covered in the blog. Here are the details of the songs that have been discussed so far:-

Blog post number Song Date of posting
1257 Jaane kyaa dhoondhti rahti hain 10 May 2009
1803 Jeet hi lenge baazi ham tum…pyaar ka bandhan toote naa 25 August 2009
3430 Ladi re ladi tujhse aankh jo ladi 11 January 2011
5983 Phir wohi saawan aayaa 21 May 2012
10393 Mathura Shyaam chale 22 October 201

The song under discussion today is sung by Rafi and Jagjeet Kaur. Khayyam is the lyricist. Music is composed by Khayyam.

Only the audio of the song is available. I request our knowledgeable readers to thro light on the picturisation of the song. My guess is that the song was picturised on the lead pair of Tarla and Dharmendra.

Lyrics of this song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.


Song-Pehle to aankh milaana (Shola Aur Shabnam)(1961) Singers-Rafi, Jagjeet Kaur, Lyrics-Kaifi Azmi, MD-Khayyaam

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

pehle to aankh milaana
phir thhoda sa sharmaana
sharma ke chale jaana
are waah waah waah wah
haan
pahle to paas bulaana
thhoda sa pyaar jataana
ghabra ke chale jaana
arre waah waah waah waah

kaise gori apne dil ki baat labon par laaun
arre kaise gori apne dil ki baat labon par laaun
husn tumhaara bijli jaisa
dekh ke main darr jaaun
main ik hindustani chhori
main kyun pyaar jataaun
main ik hindustani chhori
main kyun pyaar jataaun
itna kar sakti hoon
tujhko dekhoon aur muskaaun

ghoonghat pat ko sarkaana
phir thhoda sa muskaana
muskaa ke chale jana
arre waah waah waah waah
pahle to paas bulaana
thhoda sa pyaar jataana
ghabra ke chale jaana
arre waah waah waah waah

in aankhon ko o gori
tu kitni achchi laage
in aankhon ko o gori
tu kitni achchi laage
hum jaison se aakhir kyun tu haath chhudaakar bhaage
jab tu hans kar aankh milaaye
dil ye dhadkan laage
jab tu hans kar aankh milaaye
dil ye dhadkan laage
jee chaahe main sharmaaker dil rakh doon tere aage

pehle ban thhan ke aana
hamen thoda sa tarsaana
tarsaa ke chale jaana
are waah waah waah waah
kamaal hai
pehle to paas bulaana
thhoda sa pyaar jataana
ghabra ke chale jaana
arre waah waah waah waah

pehle to aankh milaana
phir thhoda sa sharmaana
sharma ke chale jaana
arre waah waah waah waah


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Blog Day :

4502 Post No. : 16039

Today (14 November 2020) is Children’s day in India.

UN Children’s day is observed on 20 November. India began to celebrate Children’s day (on 20 November) since 1956. However, India started observing Children’s day on Jawaharlal Nehru’s birthday (14 November) starting from 14 november 1964), viz after the death of Jawaharlal Nehru (14 november 1889- 25 may 1964) earlier in the year 1964.

According to wikipedia

Children’s Day is celebrated across India to increase awareness of the rights, care and education of children. It is celebrated on 14 November every year as a tribute to India’s First Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. Fondly known as Chacha Nehru among children, he advocated for children to have fulfilled education.Nehru considered children as real strength of a nation and foundation of society. On this day, many educational and motivational programs are held across India for children.

The celebration of Children’s Day in India dates back to 1956. Prior to the death of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, India celebrated Children’s Day on 20 November (the date observed as Universal Children’s Day by the United Nations). After the death of Jawaharlal Nehru, his birth anniversary was deliberated to be celebrated as Children’s Day in India. It was done so because he was very popular with the kids as Chacha Nehru, hence, a resolution was passed in the parliament to give a befitting farewell to the first Prime Minister of India.

Today 14 november 2020 is also Deepaawali !

There are some people (including myself) who were curious to know if Children’s day in India as well as Deepaawali have fallen on the same day in the the past as well.

I did some research, and found that Deepaawali has coincided with 14 november on 6 occasions in the past 120 Years. Here are the details:-

Year Day Remarks
1898 Monday
1917 Wednesday
1936 Saturday Exactly same as in 2020
1955 Monday
1974 Thursday First occastion of Deepawali falling on India’s Children’s day
2020 Saturday Exactly same as in 1936

Gregorian calendar (to determine birthdays) and Hindu calendar (to determine deepawali and other festivals) applicable in 1936 and 2020 were identical ! So the Hindu festivals of both these years fell on the same dates and same days on Gregorain Calendar!

“Naunihaal”(1967) is an ideal movie to celebrate Children’s day. The movie was about Nehru and it was about children. This movie was directed by Raj Marbros for ‘Mercury Productions, Bombay’. The movie had Balraj Sahni, Indrani Mukherji, Sanjeev Kumar, Master Babloo, Harendranath Chattopadhyay, Abhi Bhattacharya, Madhvi, Jagdeep, Asit Sen, Brahm Bharadwaj, Manmohan and others.

The movie had seven songs in it. Five songs have been covered. Here are the details:-

S.No. Song Title Posted on
01 Rin tana rin tana … kitna pyaara pyaara
02 Tumhaari zulf ke saaye mein shaam 06.05.2009
03 Ahaa ahaa ahaa chhutti aa gayi
04 Roop ke pujaariyon husn ke bhikhariyon 01.08.2020
05 Na re na re babu 14.07.2016
06 Patthar ke bhagwaan pighal jaa 10.05.2013
07 Meri aawaaz suno 01.08.2010

On the occasion of Children’s day, here is a quintessential children’s song from “Naunihaal”(1967), a song where Children’s are happy with the fact that chhutti has finally arrived. 🙂

The song is sung by Kamal Barot, Krishna Kalle and chorus. Kaifi Azmi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Madan Mohan.

Lyrics of the song were sent to me by Avinash Scrapwala.


Song-Ahaa ahaa ahaa chhutti aa gayi (Naunihaal)(1967) Singers-Kamal Barot, Krishna Kalle, Lyrics-Kaifi Azmi, MD-Madan Mohan
chorus

Lyrics(Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

ahaa aa
ahaa aa
ahaa aa
ahaa ahaa ahaa
chhutti aa gayi
aha ha ha ha
chhutti aa gayi
dhol bajaayenge
chhuttiyaan manaayenge
dhoom machaayenge
waah waah waah
ahaa ahaa ahaa
chhutti aa gayi
dekho dekho
dekho chhutti aa gayi
dhol bajaayenge
chhuttiyaan manaayenge
dhoom machaayenge
waah waah waah waah
ahaa ahaa ahaa
chhutti aa gayi
ahaa
ahaa ha ahaa haa
laa la laal aa
paa ram pam
paa paa paa

isne rataaya
kuchh usne rataaya
isne rataaya
kuchh usne rataaya
ye bhi padhaaya
aur wo bhi padhaaya
ye bhi padhaaya
aur wo bhi padhaaya
paper pe baaghon ka nakshaa dikhaaya
lekin hawaa ka ek jhonkaa
naa aayaa aa
baaghon mein jaayenge
lattoo nachaayenge
pench ladaayenge
waah waah waah waah
ahaa ahaa ahaa
chhutti aa gayi
dekho dekho
dekho chhutti aa gayi

phirtaa hai aankhon mein
ghar ka nazaara
phirtaa hai aankhon mein
ghar ka nazaara
aise bhi hai pyaare (?)
kisey aangan ye pyaara (?)
nanhaa munnaa
nanhaa munnaa
bhaai hamaara
jaa ke khilaayenge usi ko dubaara
daddy ab aayenge
mummy ko laayenge
hamko le jaayenge ae
waah waah waah waah
aha ha ha ha
chhutti aa gayi
dhol bajaayenge
chhuttiyaan manaayenge
dhoom machaayenge
waah waah waah waah
ahaa ahaa ahaa
chhutti aa gayi
dekho dekho
dekho chhutti aa gayi


This article is written by Avinash Scrapwala, 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 :

4494 Post No. : 16023

#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 110 # Tribute to actor Sanjeev Kumar #
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Today 6th November’2020 is the thirty-fifth ‘Remembrance Day’ of India’s one of the most admired and finest actors Sanjeev Kumar. He was born as Haribhai Jethalal Jariwala on in Surat on 9th July’1938. And he passed away due to a severe ‘heart attack’ on 6th November’1985.

A stint at a film school led him to Hindi film Industry and from there it was no looking back for him. He soon proved his versatility and genius in acting and also won prestigious National Film awards for Best actor two times- for ‘Dastak-1970’ and ‘Koshish-1972’.

And after that many awards and praises continued to shower on him for his various roles and class acting in movies.
But destiny has something else in store for him. While he survived a heart attack in 1976 and after that went to US to have a by-pass surgery, but it didn’t help and he suffered a massive heart attack on 06.11.1985 and passed away at the young age of forty-eight only. Though he played many roles of older age person in movies in real life he didn’t get a chance to reach that ‘older age’.

Sanjeev Kumar was an actor that everyone in Our group of cricket loving friends in our colony admired, even though they were ‘great’ fan of someone else.

I am reminded of many of his roles and the movies he acted in when I try to go down mewmory lane. But I will leave that for another post in the future. (I am also not giving here the other details of this movie as per my normal practice and leaving the same to be given with other song/s of this movie to be posted on the blog in near future).

I will now come to today’s song. It is from a movie which I remembered watching during those growing years between 1975-1980.

The movie is a ‘1972’ movie ‘Rivaaj’.

Two songs of this movie, both shared by me, have been posted on the blog earlier which were in my memory. Today’s song was also shared by me around the same time, but somehow it remains to be posted.

I will reproduce the text of my mail that I write to Atul ji then while sharing this song;

“Very happy to share this song, as it was in my vague memory and time to time haunt me some time. finally, I got it and now sharing to you.
though I do not remember the film completely now, but here in this song I got this saffron clad SANJEEV KUMAR as I had mentioned while sharing first song from this 1972 – RIVAAJ.

I am also reproducing a brief about this movie as taken from ‘Wikipedia’ here;

“Mala Sinha plays a young widow and she stays in the temple with her father Pujariji or temple priest played by Nazir Hussain. In the temple itself she meets Shekhar, Sanjeev Kumar, where both fall in love and want to get married, when opposition comes from Shekhar’s mother, Pandari Bai, who is against child widow’s re-marriage. She gets her son married to a woman of her choice played by Zeb Rehman. Lakshmi starts leading the life of a widow. Shekhar’s wife is blessed with a daughter Rajji and starts leading a contented married life, when destiny jolts him with loss of his job and death of his wife with cancer. Rajji happens to witness him lighting the pyre of her mother by Hindu custom, is unable to understand, and suffers a psychological shock thinking that her father had burnt her mother alive and would burn her too! She starts hating him and is scared of him, which further deepens the pain and loss of Shekhar.

Here respite comes for Rajji when her grandmother tells her that her mother will come back in the form of a plant or take up another woman’s form and return to her beloved daughter from God. Rajji goes to the cremation grounds again and sees a plant where her mother had been cremated. She starts talking to it as if it was her mother. Lakshmi who had come to the river nearby, chances to hear Rajji talking to the plant and filled with emotion starts talking back from the back of a small temple of God Hanuman, pretending to be her mother. Rajji is overjoyed and the ritual is repeated everyday with Lakshmi being unaware as to whose daughter Rajji is.
Meanwhile Shekhar saves the life of the wheel chair ridden sister and heiress Sulochana Latkar of Shatrughan Sinha, who appoints him as her estate manager, much to the chagrin of her brother. He is involved in saving her assets from her rogue brother many times which creates ill-will amongst them.

Shekhar is also told by his mother that Rajji meets some woman pretending to be her dead mother and Shekhar discovers that she is no other than Lakshmi who loves his daughter as her own now. Again, Lakshmi is derided by Shekhar’s mother as well as her own father Pujari ji for dreaming of having a family.

Shatrughan Sinha kidnaps Rajji and there ensues a bloody struggle which however nasty, brings back and unites Rajji, Lakshmi and Shekhar, bringing them back to the precincts of the holy Jagdish Ji Temple, the bells resounding the power and glory of God.”

Let us now listen to the today’s song and watch the great Sanjeev Kumar in ‘two-state’ of mind – ‘one totally devastated’ and want to ‘end the world’ as he has lost his beloved wife, and the other one pacifying him to ‘think and hope good fortunes coming to him in the future’.

The lyrics of this song are written by Kaifi Azmi and it is composed to music by Shankar-Jaikishan. Mohd Rafi and Manna Dey are the singers.

(video)
Song-Jalaa do jalaa do duniya ko jalaa do (Rivaaz)(1972) Singers-Rafi, Manna Dey, Lyrics-Kaifi Azmi, MD-Shankar Jaikishan
Chorus

Lyrics

Jalaa do o
Jalaa do o
Jalaa do
Jalaa do
Jalaa do
Duniya yahi duniya hai to
Duniya ko jalaa do o
Aag lagaa do
Jalaa do
Jalaa do
Jalaa do
Duniya yahi duniya hai to
Duniya ko jalaa do o
Aag lagaa do o
Jalaa do o
Jalaa do o

Aa
Aa aa
Aa aa aa

Har sapna jaley
Aa aa aa
Armaan jaley
Aa aa aa
Insaan jaley
Aa aa aa
Bhagwan jaley
Aa aa aa
Har sapna jaley
Aa aa aa
Armaan jaley
Aa aa aa
Insaan jaley
Aa aa aa
Bhagwan jaley
Aa aa aa

Har dil ko
Har ik seene ko
Shamshaan bana do
Jalaa do
Jalaa do
Jalaa do
Duniya yahi duniya hai to
Duniya ko jalaa do o
Aag lagaa do
Jalaa do
Jalaa do o

Aasaan hai jalna bhi
Aasaan jalaana bhi
ae kaash tujhe aata
Sansaar basaana bhi

Aasaan hain jalna bhi
Aasaan jalaana bhi
ae kaash tujhe aata
Sansaar basaana bhi

Aasaan hai jalna bhi

Aa aa aa
Aa aa aa

Kyun pee gaya ghabra ke
Zehar nafrat ka
Thhodasa mila leta
Amrit bhi mohabbat ka
Taskeen bhi mil jaati
Jeene ka bahana bhi
Aasaan hain jalna bhi
Aasaan jalaana bhi
ae kaash tujhe aata
Sansaar basaana bhi
Aasaan hai jalna bhi

Aa aa aa
Aa aa aa

Ek roz yahi
Aa aa aa
Sehra thha chaman
Aa aa aa
Thhi kitni khushi
Aa aa aa
Thhe kitne magan
Aa aa aa
Ek roz yahi
Aa aa aa
Sehra thha chaman
Aa aa aa
Thhi kitni khushi
Aa aa aa
Thhe kitne magan
Aa aa aa

Kyun rooth gaye mujhse wo din
Koi to bataa do o
Jalaa do
Jalaa do
Jalaa do
Duniya yahi duniya hai to
Duniya ko jalaa do
Aag lagaa do
Jalaa do o
Jalaa do o

Aasaan hain jalna bhi
Aasaan jalaana bhi
aye kaash tujhe aata
Sansaar basaana bhi
Aasaan hai jalna bhi
Aasaan jalaana bhi
ae kaash tujhe aata
Sansaar basaana bhi
Aasaan hai jalna bhi

Aa aa aa

Ye ashq kabhi dil mein
Toofaan uthaayenge
Jo rooth Gaye tujhse
Wo laut bhi aayenge
hai khel muqaddar ka
Bichhadon ko milaana bhi
Aasaan hain jalna bhi
Aasaan jalaana bhi
ae kaash tujhe aata
Sansaar basaana bhi
Aasaan hai jalna bhi
Aasaan jalaana bhi


This article is written by Avinash Scrapwala, 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 :

4397 Post No. : 15774

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2010-2020) – Song No. 47
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Today’s song is from the ‘1967’ movie ‘Naunihaal’ which is eligible for ‘Blog ten-years challenge’ of today, as its song was posted on this day on the blog ten years back.

There were six posts on that day on the blog and that was well going with the average posts per day on the blog then.

The songs represented on 01.08.2010 on the blog were as follows;

Song Movie title-Year Remarks
Raat suhaani jaag rahi hai Jigri Dost-1969 All songs covered
Zulf bikhraati chali aayi ho Ek Kali Muskaayi-1968 All songs covered
Aasmaan se aaya farishtaa pyaar ka sabak sikhlaane An Evening In Paris-1967 All songs covered
Meri aawaaz suno Naunihaal-1967 04 songs posted
Tere mere sapne ab ek rang hain Guide-1965 All songs covered
Dekhi zamaane ki yaari bichhde sabhi baari baari Kaaghaz Ke Phool-1959 All songs covered

Out of the six movies represented then five movies viz. ‘Jigri Dost-1969’, ‘Ek Kali Muskaayi-1968’, ‘An Evening In Paris-1967’, ‘Guide-1965’ and ‘Kaaghaz Ke Phool-1959’ have already covered with all their songs posted on the blog and have attained ‘Yippeeeeee’ status on the blog.

‘Naunihaal-1967’ was directed by Raj Marbros for ‘Mercury Productions, Bombay’.

It had Balraj Sahni, Indrani Mukherji, Sanjeev Kumar, Master Babloo, Harendranath Chattopadhyay, Abhi Bhattacharya, Madhvi, Jagdeep, Asit Sen, Brahm Bharadwaj, Manmohan and others.

This movie had seven songs written by Kaifi Azmi and composed to music by Madan Mohan.

So far, the following four songs from this movie have been posted on the blog;

Song Posted On
Tumhaari zulf ke saaye mein 06.05.2009
Meri aawaaz suno 01.08.2010
Patthar ke bhagwaan pighal jaa 10.05.2013
Na re na re baabu 14.07.2016

Today we are going to listen a song sung by Asha Bhonsle and Usha Mangeshkar. Lyrics are by Kaifi Azmi and music is composed by Madan Mohan.
This song is picturised on Laxmi Chhaya, Madhumati. Manmohan and many others are also seen in the picturization of this song.

Lyrics for the today’s song were sent by Prakashchandra.

Let us now enjoy today’s song …

Full audio

Video (Partial)

Song-Roop ke pujaariyo husn ke bhikaariyo (Naunihaal) (1967) Singers – Asha Bhonsle, Usha Mangeshkar, Lyrics – Kaifi Azmi, MD – Madan Mohan
Both

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

roop ke pujaariyo
husn ke bhikhaariyo

(loud laughing sound)

roop ke pujaariyo
husn ke bhikhaariyo
aao aao aao gorey gaalon ki bheekh le lo
le lo le lo
kaaley baalon ki bheekh le lo
le lo le lo
gorey gaalon ki bheekh le lo

(mob making loud screaming noise)

mujh se tumko pyaar hai
tumse mujhko pyaar
chhoti si ek baat par kaahe ki taqraar
kaahe ki taqraar
o jee kaahe ki taqraar
raat milan ki jo sajan beet jaayegi
phir ye jawaani naa kisi kaam aayegi

tumne tadpaa diya
haath phailaa diya
ye naa kehna kabhi ee
hamne thukraa diya

le lo le lo le lo le lo le lo
gorey gaalon ki bheekh le lo
le lo le lo
kaaley baalon ke bheekh le lo
le lo le lo
gorey gaalon ki bheekh le lo

(mob making loud screaming noise)

masti meri aankh mein laali honthon par
dekho maine roop kyaa paayaa hai dilbar
paayaa hai dilbar
o maine paayaa hai dilbar

dar se sawaali jo koyi laut jaayega
dard bhare dil ko kahaan chain aayega

jaam chhalkaa diyaa aa
rang barsaa diyaa
dekho pyaar mein
daan kya kya diyaa

le lo le lo le lo le lo le lo
gorey gaalon ki bheekh le lo
le lo le lo
kaaley baalon ki bheekh le lo
le lo le lo
gorey gaalon ki bheekh le lo

(mob making loud screaming noise)

pariyon jaise baal hai hirni jaisi chaal
jaane kaisa aaj hai mere jee ka haal
mere jee ka haal
haaye mere jee ka haal
dil ki tadap dil ki sadaa jaan jaaungi
aaj kaho aaj kahaa maan jaaungi

roz taqraar kyaa
jeet kya haar kyaa
jo bujha de na pyaas
wo mera pyaar kyaa

le lo le lo le lo le lo le lo
gorey gaalon ki bheekh le lo
le lo le lo
kaaley baalon ke bheekh le lo
le lo le lo
gorey gaalon ki bheekh le lo
roop ke pujariyo
husn ke bhikhaariyo
aao aao aao
gorey gaalon ki bheekh le lo
le lo le lo
kaaley baalon ki bheekh le lo
le lo le lo
gorey gaalon ki bheekh le lo


This article is written by Avinash Scrapwala, a fellow enthusaist 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 :

4314 Post No. : 15595

‘Sone Ki Chidiya’ (1958) – you must be wondering. . .

All the songs from this movie have been covered on the blog as per details given below,

 

Song  Posted On
 Pyaar par bas to nahin hai  06.06.2009
 Raat ka bhar ka hai mehmaan andheraa  26.09.2010
 Sach bataa tu mujhpe fidaa  16.05.2011
 Sainyya jabse ladin hain tose ankhiyaan  07.12.2011
 Chhuk chhuk chhuk chhuk rail chale  08.12.2011
 Bekas ki tabaahi ke saamaan hazaaron hai  23.04.2012

Since all the songs from this movie have been covered and the movie has achieved ‘Yippeeee’ status on the blog one would genuinely ask the question why this post now? and which song??

As I have mentioned in my earlier post with the ‘couplet song’ “Aap Abhi Ishq Ki Tehzeeb Se Aagaah Nahin” from ‘Dil Hi To Hai’ (1963), that I had prepared an excel sheet for Sahir and his music directors with the number of songs in the movies where Sahir Ludhianvi was lyricist. During the preparation of this list I had to go through the HFGK Vol II to VI and check the movie page for each movie. There I had noted some corrections and other interesting information. Accordingly, we are in the process of correcting some ‘tags’ for lyrics and adding some ‘snippets’, or ‘couplet songs’ wherever they are available and we can bring them here on the blog.

In the movie page for ‘Sone Ki Chidiya’ in HFGK Vol III, there is a footnote which mentions about a ‘nazm’ penned by Kaifi Azmi recited in his own voice in the movie (which on screen is lip synced by none other than Balraj Sahni). When I searched for audio/video of this ‘poem’ it was already available and that is the reason for this post here today.

Today 10th May, is the 18th anniversary of remembrance of Kaif Azmi (14.01.1919 – 10.05.2002). Also, we remember the genius ‘effortless performer’ Balraj Sahni on 1st May (01.05.1913 – 13.04.1973) on his 107th birth anniversary, which was in the previous week.

‘Sone Ki Chidiya’ is produced by Ismat Chugtai under the banner of Film India Corporation, Bombay, and is directed by Shahid Latif. The story and screenplay was also written by Ismat Chugtai herself. Editing of this movie was done by SE Chandiwale.

The star-cast of this movie includes Nutan, Balraj Sahni, Talat Mahmood, Altaf, Amar, Bikram Kapoor, Protima Devi, Chandabai, Sarita Devi, Baij Sharma, Hammad Jafri, Lotan, Bishan Khanna, Jagdish Kamal, Nazeer Kashmiri, Begambai, Zebunissa, Baby Radha, Baby Chagle, Master Patankar, Dhumal and many others.

The movie has eight songs, including two multi version songs. Asha Bhonsle, Talat Mahmood and Mohd Rafi had given their voices to the songs in this movie. Music for this movie was composed by OP Nayyar. I have been familiar with songs like “Pyaar Par Bas To Nahin“, “Raat Bhar Ka Mehmaan Andhera“, “Sach Bataa Tu Mujhpe Fidaa” from this movie since years, and that is the only association with this movie name for me, as I never got to watch this movie. However, since now the movie is available ‘online’, I will watch it sometime in the future.

One more very interesting point about this film. When I checked for title credits for lyricist of this movie it included names of three stalwart poets of Hindi cinema – Sahir, Majrooh and Kaifi. So we can see these three great poets of their time coming together here. I am not aware of any other such instance of coming together of these three great poets. Knowledgeable readers can throw more light on this.

As a tribute to both great film personalities – Kaifi Azmi and Balraj Sahni, whose contributions to the Hindi Cinema will be remembered by the generations to come, let us listen to these poignant yet motivating verses or poetry recitation included in the movie ‘Sone Ki Chidiya’.

 

 

Song – Aaj Ki Raat Bahut Garm Hawa Chalti Hai (Sone Ki Chidiya) (1958) Singer – Kaifi Azmi, Lyrics – Kaifi Azmi, MD – OP Nayyar

Lyrics

aaj ki raat bahut garm hawa chalti hai
aaj ki raat na footpath pe neend aayegi
sab utthho
main bhi utthhoon
tum bhi utthho
tum bhi utthho
koi khidki isi deewaar mein khul jaayegi

ye zameen tab bhi nigal lene pe aamaada thi
paaon jab toot’ti shaakhon se utaare hum ne
in makiinon ko khabar hai
na makaanon ko khabar
un dinon ki jo gufaaon mein guzaare hum ne

sirf khaaqa thha jo sach poochho to khaaqa bhi na thha
jis’se ye qasr ye aiwaan utaare ham ne
haath dhalte gaye saanchon mein to thakte kaise
naqsh ke baad naye naqsh nikhaare hum ne
kee ye deewaar buland aur buland  aur buland
baamon-o-dar aur zaraa aur  sanwaare ham ne
aandhiyaan tod liyaa karti thhi sham’on ki laven
jad diye is liye bijlee ke sitaare hum ne
aandhiyaan tod liyaa karti thhi sham’on ki laven
jad diye is liye bijlee ke sitaare ham ne
ban gayaa qasr to pehre pe koyi baithh gayaa
ban gayaa qasr to pehre pe koyi baithh gayaa
so rahe khaaq pe ham shorish-e-taamiir liye

apni nas nas mein liye mehnat-e-paiham ki thakan
band aankhon mein isi qasr ki tasveer liye
arre, din pighalta hai isi tarah saron par ab tak
raat aankhon mein khatakti hai syaah teer liye
aaj ki raat bahut garm hawaa chalti hai
aaj ki raat na footpath pe neend aayegi
sab utthho
main bhi utthhoon
tum bhi utthho
tum bhi utthho
koi khidki isi deewaar mein khul jaayegi

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Devnagri Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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आज की रात बहुत गर्म हवा चलती है
आज की  रात न फुटपाथ पे नींद आएगी
सब उठो
मैं भी उठूँ
तुम भी उठो
तुम भी उठो
कोई खिड़की इसी दीवार में खुल जायेगी

ये ज़मीन तब भी निगल लेने पे आमादा थी
पाँव जब टूटती शाखों से उतारे हम ने
इन मकीनों को ख़बर है न मकानों को ख़बर
उन दिनों की जो गुफाओं में गुज़ारें हम ने

सिर्फ ख़ाका था जो सच पूछो तो ख़ाका भी न था
जिससे ये क़स्र ये ऐवान उतारे हम ने
हाथ ढलते गए सांचों में तो थकते कैसे
नक़्श के बाद नए नक़्श निखारे हम ने
की ये दीवार बुलंद और बुलंद और बुलंद
बाम ओ दर और ज़रा और सँवारे हम ने
आंधियां तोड़ लिया करती थी शमओं की लवें
जड़ दिए इस लिए बिजली के सितारे हम ने
आंधियां तोड़ लिया करती थी शमओं की लवें
जड़ दिए इस लिए बिजली के सितारे हम ने
बन गया क़स्र तो पहरे पे कोई बैठ गया
बन गया क़स्र तो पहरे पे कोई बैठ गया
सो रहे ख़ाक पे हम शोरिश ए तामीर लिये

अपनी नस नस में लिये मेहनत ए पैहम की थकन
बन्द आँखों में इसी क़स्र कि तस्वीर लिये
अरे, दिन पिघलता है उसी तरह सरों पर अब तक
रात आँखों में खटकती है सियह तीर लिए

आज की रात बहुत गर्म हवा चलती है
आज की रात न फुटपाथ पे नींद आएगी
सब उठो
मैं भी उठूँ
तुम भी उठो
तुम भी उठो
कोई खिड़की इसी दीवार में खुल जायेगी


This article is written by Sadanand Kamath, 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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4230

Hindi Songs in Bangla Films – 13
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‘Monihar’ (‘Jeweled Neckless’, 1966, Bangla film) was directed by Salil Sen. The main cast included Soumitra Chatterjee, Biswajeet, Sandhya Roy, Kamal Mitra, Pahadi Sanyal, Chhaya Devi etc. The film is available on a video sharing site with English sub-titles. The film belongs to the genre of the musical family drama and is about two brothers who share a cordial relationship yet there are misunderstandings regarding the financial matters as well as their likings for the same girl. Yet there is no villainous attitude towards each other. And this is the highlight of the film. This is one more among Bangla films which has got the theme of declining influence of aristocracy in Bengal during the British rule. The gist of the story of the film is as under:

Ajay (Soumitra Chatterjee) and Arun (Biswajeet) are two brothers belonging to an aristocratic family who stay with their widowed mother. The family’s financial position is not good. Except for a huge palace and some business ventures which are running at losses, they have almost nothing to indulge in aristocratic life style. Ajay being the elder, looks after the family business. He is also a good trained singer under the tutelage of an Ustad (Pahadi Sanyal). Arun, the younger one has gone to Calcutta (Kolkata) for higher study to become a doctor.

The mother, before her death, had taken an assurance from Ajay the he would look after Arun in the same way as she would have looked after him. She also hands over a ‘monihar’ (jeweled necklace) to Ajay for her prospective wife whenever he gets married as this has been passed over three generation to the eldest daughter-in-law in the family.

Due to losses in business, Ajay finds it difficult to meet the expenses of Arun. He takes loans from a moneylender who eyes his palace in case he fails to repay the loan. Over a period of time, he had to sell his investments in losses and also the family jewelries to repay the loan to the moneylender. Arun is aware of the financial conditions of the family but Ajay tells him to concentrate on his studies and leave the financial matters to him.

As a part of improving his financial position, Ajay takes to teaching music with a pseudo name, Kumar and one of the students is Bandana (Sandhya Roy) whom he likes for her good singing. But before that Bandana has met Arun in a picnic and both fall in love. All the three – Ajay, Arun and Bandana are unaware of these developments. In the meanwhile, due to his popularity as a singer and the music teacher, Ajay’s financial position improves.

During one of his occasional visits, Arun comes to know that Ajay has sold family assets without consulting him. But he is not aware that Ajay has sold them mainly to take care of Arun’s education. This create some misunderstanding between the two brothers. Also, during his musical training to Bandana, Kumar ( who in reality is Ajay) had given to her monihar as a token of his blessing. When Arun see Bandana with monihar, he thinks that Ajay has sold monihar to Kumar for raising money. The monihar also creates misunderstanding between Arun and Bandana as he thinks that Bandana loves Kumar.

In the meanwhile, Ajay is sick and also to avoid further misunderstanding with his younger brother, he transfers all his assets in the name of Arun and decides to leave the house forever. However, the call of his mother for the responsibility of Arun brings him back to his house. The explanations from Ajay and also from Bandana’s parents about the monihar, clear all misunderstandings and Arun gets married to Bandana.

‘Monihar’ (1966) had 9 songs of which one song was in Hindi. The highlight of remaining 8 Bengali songs was that Lata Mangeshkar sang for Sandhya Roy, Hemant Kumar sang for both Soumitra Chatterjee and Biswajeet. One dance song was sung by Suman Kalyanpur.

I am presenting the only Hindi song from the film ‘piya bin nis din roun saheli’. I was pleasantly surprised to find that this song was rendered by the great maestro Pankaj Mullick who lent his voice for Pahadi Sanyal in the film. In fact, the film starts with this song. I was under the impression that Pankaj Mullick had no occasion to sing filmy songs in Hindi after ‘Kasturi’ (1954). Probably, this song may be his last filmy song in Hindi. The song is available only on sound track and no gramophone record of the song seems to have been issued. Mp3 clip of the sound track of the song is now available on SAREGAMA for sale. The song was penned by Kaifi Azmi which was set to music by Hemant Kumar.

It is a lovely song. Pankaj Mullick sings in almost the same resonance as he used to sings in the 1940s.

Video Clip:

Audio Clip:

Song-Piya bin nis din roun saheli (Monihar)(Bangla)(1966) Singer-Pankaj Mullick, Lyrics-Kaifi Azmi, MD-Hemant Kumar

Lyrics

aa aa aa aa aa
piya bin nis din roun saheli
piya bin nis din roun saheli
piya bin nis din roun saheli
piya bin nis din roun saheli

o o o
mann ki paheli sab jag boojhe
mann ki paheli sab jag boojhe
kisko bujhhaaun tan ki paheli
piya bin nis din roun saheli

o o o
kajara ko tarase kaare naina
kajara ko tarase kaare naina
mehndi ko tarase gori hatheli
piya bin nis bin roun saheli

o o o
pi ko bulaaun dhoondhan jaaun
pi ko bulaaun dhoondhan jaaun
kaise bitaaye roun akeli
piya bin nis din roun saheli
piya bin nis din roun saheli ee ee ee


This article is written by Sadanand Kamath, 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.

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4217

Hindi Songs in Bangla Films – 8
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‘Aalor Pipasa’ (Thirst for Light) was a Bangla film released in January 1965. The film was directed by Tarun Majumdar. The film is available on-line with English sub-titles. The story of the film is about a courtesan (Sandhya Roy) who sacrifices her life for the betterment of her son. The entire story is depicted in the film by way of flash back when a senior doctor (Pahadi Sanyal) tells the story of the courtesan to his junior doctor (Asit Baran). The junior doctor happens to be the courtesan’s son.

Obviously, the story of the film revolves around Sandhya Roy and I must say that she has given an outstanding performance in the film. Hitherto, my knowledge about Sandhya Roy was limited to her Hindi films like ‘Asli Naqli’ (1962), ‘Pooja Ke Phool’ (1964), ‘Jaane Anjaane’ (1971) etc. But in Hindi films she had only secondary roles like Dev Anand’s ‘munhboli bahen’ (adoptive sister) in ‘Asli Naqli’ (1962) where she displays her combative but soft at heart attitudes. The song from the film laakh chupaao chhup na sakega was picturised on her.

In Bangla films, Sandhya Roy has been one of the prominent actresses who has been active in Bangla film industry for over 5 decades starting with lead roles and switching over to character roles. She has worked in more than 100 films. She is also in politics having successfully contested parliamentary election from Mednipur in 2014 on Trinamul Congress ticket.

Sandhya Roy (born 11/04/1941) was born in Nabadwip (West Bengal). However, her family belonged to Khulna (now in Bangla Desh) where her grand father was a landlord. In her childhood, she lost her parents. She was brought up by her maternal uncle at Khulna where she had her early education.

In 1957, Sandhya Roy returned to Kolkata and stayed with her sister. This was the beginning of her unexpected journey to Bangla films. While watching the shooting of the film ‘Mamlar Fol’ (1957), the director saw her and offered her a role in the crowd. Her first full-fledged film was ‘Antariksha’ (1957). After the success of this film, she started getting offers of lead roles in many Bangla films. She remained one of the leading actresses in Bangla films during 1960-80. During this period, she was paired with Biswajeet in about 20 films.

Sandhya Roy had her stint in Hindi films with ‘Asli Naqli’ (1962) which was followed by ‘Pooja Ke Phool’ (1964), ‘Raahgir’ (1969), ‘Jaane Anjaane’ (1971), Bandagi’ (1972) etc. The last Hindi film she acted was ‘Ek Anaar Sau Bimaar’ (2008). However, despite her good acting, she could not actively pursue her career in Hindi films.

From 1980s onward, Sandhya Roy continues to work in Bangla films as a character actress beside pursuing her political career.

Sandhya Roy married Tarun Majumdar, one of the leading directors of Bangla films who had also directed Hindi films, ‘Balika Badhu’ (1967) and ‘Raahgir’ (1969).

‘Aalor Pipasa’ (1965) had nine songs of which as many as 5 songs were Hindi semi-classical songs. This was to be expected since the story of the film revolves around a courtesan who entertains her clients by singing and dancing. The film also has a Sanskrit strotra (hymns) which has been rendered by Hemant Kumar as a background song when credit titles roll in the film.

In the film, Lata Mangeshkar sings two solos for Sandhya Roy of which I have selected the song ‘ghir aayi badariya piya naahi aaye’. The song has been written by Kaifi Azmi which has been set to music by Hemant Kumar.


Song-Ghir aayi badariya piya naahin aaye (Aalor Pipaasa)(Bangla)(1965) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Kaifi Azmi, MD-Hemant Kumar

Lyrics

ghir aayi badariya piya naahin aaye
ghir aayi badariya piya naahi aaye
tan man jale mora birha sataaye
tan man jale mora birha sataaye
ghir aayi badariya piya naahin aaye

jaa jaa re badra tu pi ko manaa laa
jaa jaa re badra……aa aa aa aa aa
jaa jaa re badra tu pi ko manaa laa
pi ke bina mohe kachhu hi na bhaaye
pi ke bina mohe
pi ke bina mohe kachhu hi na bhaaye
ghir aayi badariya piya naahin aaye
ghir aayi badariya piya naahin aaye

jeewan hai pyaasa ankhiyaan hain pyaasi
jeewan hai pyaasa ankhiyaan hain pyaasi
jeewan hai pyaasa ankhiyaan hain pyaasi
megha re kaahe ko jhariya lagaaye
megha re kaahe ko
megha re kaahe ko jhariya lagaaye
ghir aayi badariya piya naahin aaye
tan man jale mora birha sataaye
ghir aayi badariya piya naahin aaye
ghir aayi badariya piya naahin aaye….ye ye


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Blog Day : 3910 Post No. : 14968

“Bahu Beti”(1952) was directed by C L Dheer for Badoda Theatre Limited Bombay. This “social” movie had Geeta Bali, Amarnath, Jaswant, Vijaylaxmi, Rashid, Leela Mishra, S Nazeer, Nazirabai etc in it.

This movie had seven songs in it. Six songs were penned by Kaifi Azmi and one by Vishwamita Adil. Two song from the movie has been covered in the past.

Here is the fourth song from “Bahu Beti”(1952) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Geeta Dutt. Kaifi Azmi is the lyricist. Music is composed by S D Batish.

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


Song-Khata ho kisi ki kisi ko saza do(Bahu Beti)(1952) Singer-Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-Kaifi Azmi, MD-S D Batish

Lyrics

dil jala yaaden jalin
ek ik tamanna jal gayi
aag ghar mein kya lagi
duniya aa aa ki duniya jal gayi

haaye
khata ho kisi ki
kisi ko saza do
khata ho kisi ki
kisi ko saza do
ye insaaf kaisa hai
itna bata do
khata ho kisi ki

bahaaron ke mausam mein rona pada hai
zara mujhko rona tadapna sikha do
khata ho kisi ki

bahut yaad aayega beeta zamaana
mera kya mujhe tum bhula do bhula do
khata ho kisi ki

basaai thhi kitni muraadon ki duniya
muraadon ki duniya
agar chaahte ho mitaana mita do
khata ho kisi ki

bade qeemti hain mohabbat ke aansu
mohabbat ke aansu
koi jaa ke un par
ye moti luta do
khata ho kisi ki
kisi ko saza do
ye insaaf kaisa hai
itna bata do
khata ho kisi ki


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Blog Day : 3877 Post No. : 14899

“Razia Sultana”(1961) was directed by Devendra Goyal for Movie India, Bombay. This historical movie had Nirupa Roy (in title role), Jairaj, Kamran, M Kumar, N A Ansari, Agha, Sadhana Chaudhary, Leela Mishra, Rajan Kapoor, S M Sagar, Narad Muni, Madhumati, Jeewan Kala, Meena, Maqbool etc in it.

The movie had seven songs in it. Three of these songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the fourth song from “Razia Sultaana”(1961) to appear in the blog.

This song is sung by Geeta Dutt and chorus. Kaifi Azmi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Pt Lachchiram.

The song is picturised as a “sahelis teasing a lady” genre of song, where the teased lady is Nirupa Roy. She may have played the Empress in this movie, but in Hindi movies, even an empress is not exempted from being teased by her sahelis. 🙂

This song was lying in the drafts pages of the blog for several years and this song finally gets published today.

I am not able to identify the lady lip syncing the song. I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify her.


Chali jaati chhabeeliya matakti(Razia Sultana)(1961) Singer-Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-Kaifi Azmi, MD-Pt Lachchiram
Chorus

Lyrics

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

chali jaati chhabiliya matakti
hoy
o o o o o
o o o o

ho chali jaati
chali jaati chhabiliya matakti
wo to daaman ko apne jhatakti
chali jaati chhabiliya matakti

bhesh badal ke gori nikli nakhre kare hazaar
bhesh badal ke gori nikli
nakhre kare hazaar

ghaat mein baitha
arre ghaat mein baitha
mast shikaari
kar gaya dil par waar
najar ka teer khaaye
hoy
koi peeda chhupaaye
kahin tan man ganwaaye hoy

phire ban ban hirniya hiraniya bhatakti
chali jaati
hoy chali jaati chhabiliya matakti
wo to daaman ko apne jhatakti

chupke chupke chanchal armaan dil mein le angdaayi
chupke chupke chanchal armaan
dil mein le angdaayi

dheeme dheeme
are dheeme dheeme man mein
jaise bajti ho shahnaayi
lage panghat pe mele
hoy
hawa baalon se khele
hawa baahon mein lele
hoy

kaho kyun na jawaani machalti atakti chali jaati
ho chali jaati chhabiliya matakti
wo to daaman ko apne jhatakti
chali jaati chhabiliya matakti


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Blog Day : 3832 Post No. : 14840

Whenever new technoloy is introduced, people feel threatened. But with time, this new technology not only makes life easy and more enriched, it opens up new employment opportunities.

Take movies for example. Initial movies were silent movies. They required technicians as well as actors.

Movies began to speak from 1927, and in India talkies began in 1931. It suddenly opened up new opportunities. Actors who were ony needed to show their face till then, were now required to speak, and sing as well. Suddenly many good looking actors with poor voices found themselves unemploed.

Movies began to speak, which meant they could speak in various languages and so different language movie industries came up. Language related artists, namely dialogue writers, and lyricists became essential for these movies. Since need of songs was felt so music directors and singers were needed.

As one can see, the “simple” advancement in technology opened up new opportunities and that changed the face of movies. Personnel skilled in languages suddenyly found themselves in demand.

Since Hindi movies came into existence in early 1930s, it followed that most artists of talkies were born in and around early 1900s. So, these early pioneers of Hindi movies were born some one hundred years ago. Many of such early pioneers have already completed their birth centenaries.

This blog began on 19 july 2008. Some Hindi movie stalwards who have completed their centuries after than date are Leela Chitnis, K N Singh, K Amarnath, Gope, Kidar Sharma, Jagmohan Sursagar, Gopal Singh Nepali, Khursheed Bano, Bhagwan Dada, Jaan Nisaar Akhtar, Anil Biswas, Lalita Pawar, G P Sippy, Zohrabai Ambalewali, S D Batish, Kishore Sahu, Hansraj Bahl, Bharat Vyas, Shakeel Badayuni, Chitragupta, Kamal Amrohi, Qamar Jalalabadi, Roshan, C Ramchandra etc.

Lots of artists will have their centenaries in the coming years.

The year 2019 has just begun. Birth centenaries of several artists will fall this year.

Today is 14 january 2019. It is the birth centenary of Kaifi Azmi (14 january 1919- 10 may 2002), who was born on this day exactly one hundred years ago. He was born in Azamgarh in Eastern UP which happens to be about 180 km away from the place where I am based at present.

In the past, when I was based in states like MP, Maharashtra and Chhatisgarh, such birth centenary artists appeared to be born “distant” lands, but ever since I arrived in UP in 2015, I find that many of these famous artists, mostly lyricists, were born in nearly places. For instance, Shakeel Badayuni’s birth centenary fell on 2016, and this place Badayun was about 40 km from Izatnagar, Bareilly where I was based at that time. Azamgarh is 180 km away from Gorakhpur. This year will see the birth centenary of Majrooh Sultanpuri, and guess what , Sultanpur is also nearly, some 200 km away. 🙂

Coming to Kaifi Azmi, he was born as Sayyad Akhtar Hussain Rizvi. Like many other persons of literature, he was influenced by communism and Marxism and his literature reflected that. He became a CPI member in 1943 and a member of Progressive Writers movement in 1945.

He was one of the first shaayars to join Hindi movies as a lyricist. His first movie as a lyricist was “Buzdil”(1951) where S D Burman was the music director. He penned three songs in the movie. All these three songs are already covered in the blog.

According to my calculation, Kaifi Azmi penned some 360 songs in 93 movies. His last movie was “Ek Alag Mausam”(2003) whose songs were released after he had already left for the heavenly abode.

Here is the filmography of Kaifi Azmi.

Movie Year MD Songs of lyricist in the blog Song penned by lyricist in movie
Buzdil 1951 S D Burman 3 3
Bahu Beti 1952 S D Batish 1 7
Gul Bahaar 1954 Dhaniram 0 1
Hatim Tai Ki Beti 1955 A R Qureshi 1 2
Naata 1955 S Mohinder 1 1
Sakhi Hatim 1955 A R Qureshi 1 5
Shaahi Chor 1955 Dhaniram 1 1
Laal e Yaman 1956 A R Qureshi 1 6
Sultaana Daaku 1956 Bipin Baabul 0 2
Yahudi Ki Beti 1956 Kamal Mitra 1 7
Zindagi 1956 Md Shafi 1 7
Jannat 1957 Husnlal Bhagatram 0 6
Lala Rukh 1958 Khayyam 7 7
Chaalis Din 1959 Baabul 5 8
Kaaghaz Ke Phool 1959 S D Burman 6 6
Apna Haath Jaggannath 1960 S D Burman 8 8
Chor Darwaaza 1960 Frank 1 6
Ek Ke Baad Ek 1960 S D Burman 8 8
Razia Sultaana 1961 Pt Lachchiram 1 2
Shama 1961 Ghulam Mohammad 12 12
Bijli Chamke Jamuna Paar 1962 S N Tripathi 0 7
Naqli Nawab 1962 Baabul 2 2
Shola aur Shabnam 1962 Khayyam 2 3
Haqeeqat 1964 Madan Mohan 7 7
Idd Ka Chaand 1964 A R Qureshi 1 9
Kohra 1964 Hemant Kumar 5 5
Main Suhaagan Hoon 1964 Pt Lachchiram 4 4
Do Dil 1965 Hemant Kumar 7 7
Faraar 1965 Hemant Kumar 6 6
Anupama 1966 Hemant Kumar 5 5
Bahaaren Phir Bhi Aayengi 1966 O P Nayyar 1 1
Daak Ghar 1966 Madan Mohan 3 6
Uski Kahaani 1966 Kanu Roy 2 2
Aakhri Khat 1967 Khayyam 6 6
Ghar Ka Chiraag 1967 Madan Mohan 4 6
Mera Bhai Mera Dushman 1967 Khayyam Unknown Unknown
Naunihaal 1967 Madan Mohan 4 7
Anokhi Raat 1968 Roshan 1 1
Saat Hindustaani 1969 Laxmikant Pyarelal 1 4
Satyakaam 1969 Laxmikant Pyarelal 3 3
Daghabaaz 1970 Dilip Roy 1 1
Ek Bulbula Paani Ka 1970 Jaidev 0 1
Heer Raanjha 1970 Madan Mohan 8 8
Maa Ka Aanchal 1970 Madan Mohan 6 6
Maharaja 1970 Madan Mohan 2 2
Saat Phere 1970 Sudhir Sen 1 6
Chhoti Bahu 1971 Kalyanji Anandji 1 1
Do Boond Paani 1971 Jaidev 4 5
Parwaana 1971 Madan Mohan 6 6
Saaz aur Sanam 1971 Chitragupta 0 5
Shaan e Khuda 1971 Iqbal Qureshi 0 2
Baawarchi 1972 Madan Mohan 4 6
Mangetar 1972 Sudhir Sen 1 6
Paakeezah 1972 Ghulam Mohammad 1 1
Rivaaz 1972 Shankar Jaikishan 0 1
Shair e Kaashmir Mahzoor 1972 Prem Dhawan unknown unknown
Sultaana Daaku 1972 Madan Mohan 2 4
Alam Ara 1973 Iqbal Qureshi 0 7
Garm Hawa 1973 Aziz Ahmad Khan Warsi 1 1
Hanste Zakhm 1973 Madan Mohan 5 5
Hindustan Ki Kasam 1973 Madan Mohan 4 4
Naina 1973 Shankar Jaikishan 1 1
Asliyat 1974 Madan Mohan 0 2
Faasla 1974 Jaidev 1 4
Sankalp 1974 Khayyam 4 4
Dhoop Chhaaon 1977 Shankar Jaikishan 0 1
Dil Aur Patthar 1977 Iqbal Qureshi 1 6
Kanneshwar Rama 1977 B V Karanth 0 2
Ooperwaala Jaane 1977 Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 2
Shankar Hussain 1977 Khayyam 1 1
Inspector Eagle 1978 Madan Mohan 1 3
Subhash Chandra 1978 Aparesh Lahiri unknown unknown
Toote Khilaune 1978 Bappi Lahiri 5 5
Angaar 1980 Sonik Omi 0 2
Shaitaan Mujrim 1980 Ratandeep Hemraj 1 1
Suraag 1980 Bappi Lahiri 2 6
Aakhri Mujra 1981 Kalyanji Anandji 0 1
Kaanoon aur Mujrim 1981 C Arjun 1 1
Deedaar e Yaar 1982 Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 2
Lakshmi 1982 Usha Khanna 0 2
Arth 1983 Jagjit Singh 3 3
Razia Sultaan 1983 Khayyam 1 1
Bhaavna 1984 Bappi Lahiri 1 5
Ham Rahe Na Ham 1984 Bappi Lahiri 1 6
Kahaan Tak Aasmaan Hai 1984 Raghunath Seth 0 7
Ek Pal 1986 Bhupen Hazarika 0 2
Naseehat 1986 Kalyanji Anandji 0 1
Main Aazaad Hoon 1989 Amar Utpal 1 1
Phir Teri Kahaani yaad aayi 1993 Anu Malik 0 1
Tamanna 1997 Anu Malik 0 1
Chaand Grahan 1997 Anu Malik 4 7
Khamoshi 2002 Jagjit Singh 0 1
Ek Alag Mausam 2003 Ravi 0 5
Total movies=93 199 360

As can be seen from the filmography, Kaifi azmi has penned many memorable songs that need no introduction. For instance, who can forget the songs of “Kaaghaz Ke Phool”(1959), “Haqeeqat”(1964), or the songs of “Kohra”(1964) and “Anupama”(1966). In “Heer Ranjha”(1970), he not only penned the lyrics but also the dialogues, the dialogues being entirely in verse ! One can look at his filmography and recall the songs from those movies.

On the occasion of his birth centenary, here is a song from “Bahu Beti”(1952). This movie was directed by C L Dheer for Badoda Theatre Limited Bombay. This “social” movie had Geeta Bali, Amarnath, Jaswant, Vijaylaxmi, Rashid, Leela Mishra, S Nazeer, Nazirabai etc in it.

This movie had seven songs in it. Six songs were penned by Kaifi azmi and one by Vishwamita Adil. One song from the movie has been covered in the past.

The first song from the movie was deleted from the movie because of objections of censors. Those were the days when censors could often by quite sensitive towards matters that are taken in their stride today. The lyrics of the song were considered objectionable by the censors. Just imagine, a song penned by Kaifi Azmi was deleted from the movie because its lyrics were found objectionable !

The song luckily continued to remain in the records.

Just as fortuitously, this song happens to be 200th song of Kaifi Azmi appearing in the blog.

Here is this special song from Kaifi Azmi, on the occasion of his birth centenary. This song is sung by Geeta Dutt. Music is composed by S D Batish. Since the video of the song is not available, one can only gess about the picturisation. Seeing that Geeta Dutt’s voice appears in six out of seven songs, one can assume that she had sung for Geeta Bali, the lead actress of the movie. By that assumption, it would seem that this song was picturised on Geeta Bali. Nevertheless, I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of this song.


Song-Mose chanchal jawaani sambhaali nahin jaaye (Bahu Beti)(1952) Singer-Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-Kaifi Azmi, MD-S D Batish

Lyrics

mose chanchal
mose chanchal
mose chanchal jawaani sambhaali nahin jaaye
mose chanchal
o mose chanchal
mose chanchal jawaani sambhaali nahin jaaye
koi chupke se aaye
koi man ko lubhaaye
koi aakar jawaani ko sang le jaaye
mose chanchal
mose chanchal
mose chanchal jawaani sambhaali nahin jaaye

gudgudaati hai tanhaai hardum mujhe
chhedta hai akele mein mausam mujhe
raat sapne dikhaaye
bhor kaanon mein gaaye
thhandi thhandi hawa mora ghoonghat uthhaaye
mose chanchal
o mose chanchal
mose chanchal jawaani sambhaali nahin jaaye

naachti hain chaman mein hawaayen nayin
seekh lin aaj dil ne aaj adaayen nayi
koi hilmil ke gaaye
koi painge badhaaye
koi majboot baahon mein jhoola jhulaaye
mose chanchal
o mose chanchal
mose chanchal jawaani sambhaali nahin jaaye

more nainon se masti barasne lagi
ujli ujli si ye maang dasne lagi
koi chunri audhaaye koi jhumar pahnaye
koi ujli si maang mein sindoor lagaaye
mose chanchal
o mose chanchal
mose chanchal jawaani sambhali naheeen jaaaaye


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