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3992 Post No. : 15085

“Sandhya”(1975), though a movie of recent vintage by the standards of this blog, is an obscure movie. This movie was directed by Mirza Masood Baig and Sunil Kumar for Knight Films, Bombay. This “social” movie had Aziz Mirza, Nargis Bano, Sunil Kumar, Ranjeeta Thakur, Sharad Kumar, Neelo Roy, Kamal Kapoor, Heeralal, Ratnmala, Haider KUmar, Dilip Dutt, Mona, Baby Bindu, Mishri Lal, Hariram Raheja, Maujiram, Radheshyam, Mohammad ali, Harun, Romeo, Rehan, Surendra Sharma, Prasad, ashok, Moolchand, M L Kapoor, Sajjan Harilalka, Yudhishthir etc in it.

This movie had three songs in it. One song has been covered in the past.

Here is the second song from the movie to appear in the blog. This song, though an obscure song by now is one that I was aware of during its time, before this song was forgotten.

This song is sung by Sulakshana Pandit. Jaan Nisaar akhtar is the lyricist. Music is composed by Khayyaam.

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


Song-Ang ang rang chhalkaaye (Sandhya)(1975) Singer-Sulakshana Pandit, Lyrics-Jaan Nisaar Akhtar, MD-Khayyaam

Lyrics

aa aa aa aa aaa
aa aa aa aa aa aa
ang ang rang chhalkaaye
najar lagaaye balma re ae
ang ang rang chhalkaaye

jal thhal jal thhal
ras ki gagariya
bojh se lachki jaaye kamariya
jal thal jal thhal ras ki gagariya
bojh se lachki jaaye kamariya
pag pag dole lahraaye bal khaaye
ang ang rang chhalkaaye
najar lagaaye balma re ae
ang ang rang chhalkaaye

chhun chhun sat gun paayal jaage
chhun chhun sat gun paayal jaage
indr dhanush sa anchra laage
indr dhanush sa anchra laage
tan ki bagiya muskaaye khil jaaye
ang ang rang chhalkaaye
najar lagaaye balma re ae
ang ang rang chhalkaaye

natwar girdhar shyaam muraari
chhip chhip aaye bhar pichkaari
raadhe pyaari sharmaaye ghabraaye
ang ang rang chhalkaaye
najar lagaaye balma re ae
ang ang rang chhalkaaye

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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.

Blog Day : 3874 Post No. : 14894

The New Theatres Ltd.(NT) has given some outstanding and famous directors to the Hindi film industry who got fame on an all-India level. A couple of them got recognition in the international level also. I list below a few of them:

Debaki Bose was known for his films like ‘Chandidas’ (Bengali, 1932), ‘Puran Bhagat’ (1933), ‘Seeta’ (1934), ‘Vidyapati’ (1937). ‘Nartaki’ (1940) etc. Kidar Sharma called him the ‘Dronacharya of film making’. He was the first director who used background music. Probably, he was also the first Indian film director who was honoured with a Certificate of Merit for his direction of the film ‘Seeta’ (1933) at Cannes Film Festival.

Nitin Bose was known for the use of his magical camera angle in the films he directed. His camera angles spoke more than the dialogues. Some of the notable films he directed was ‘Chandidas’ (Hindi, 1934), ‘Dhoop Chhaaon’ (1935), ‘President’ (1937), ‘Dharti Mata’ (1938), ‘Milan’ (1946), ‘Deedar’ (1951), ‘Waaris’ (1954), ‘Ganga Jamuna’ (1961) etc. He was the first to experiment with playback singing in his film ‘Dhoop Chhaaon’ (1935). He got the idea when he saw Pankaj Mullick singing in tandem with a song which he was playing on his gramophone record player.

P C Barua, though not originally from NT, got name and fame when he joined NT and directed ‘Devdas’ (1935). He directed some other films like ‘Manzil’ (1936), ‘Mukti’ (1937), ‘Zindagi’ (1940), ‘Jawaab’ (1942), ‘Subah-Shaam’ (1944) etc. He was the first director who used ‘flash back’ technique in ‘Roop Lekha’ (1934).

Bimal Roy started his filmy career as Assistant to P C Barua in cinematography, editing and direction. He was the Cinematographer for films like ‘Devdas’ (1935), Mukti’ (1937), ‘Haar Jeet’ (1940), ‘Meenakshi’ (1942) etc. He got his first assignment as director in NT when he directed ‘Hamraahi’ (1945). Other well-known films which he directed include ‘Parineeta’ (1953), ‘Do Bigha Zameen’ (1953), ‘Devdas’ (1955), ‘Madhumati’ (1958), ‘Sujata’ (1959), “Bandini’ (1963). ‘Do Bigha Zameen’ (1953)’ was critically acclaimed and won a prize at Cannes Film Festival. ‘Madhumati’ (1958) got a total of 9 ‘Filmfare’ awards.

Name of a well-known director from NT is missing from the above list. I have chosen him in this article for his detailed profile. And he is Phani Majumdar.

Phani Majumdar (28/12/1911-16/05/1994) was born in Faridkot in Bengal Presidency (now in Bangla Desh). After his graduation in 1930, Phani Majumdar worked as a typist in a company. His connection with films started when he joined as Stenographer to P C Barua in Barua Studio sometime in 1932. Later he became his Assistant Director in ‘Devdas’ (1935) and ‘Mukti’ (1937). He was a script-writer for ‘Abhagin’ (1938).

Phani Majumdar got his opportunity to debut as director in ‘Street Singer’ (1938) with K L Saigal and Kanan Devi in lead roles. This film is regarded as classical musical melodrama like ‘Devdas’ (1935). His debut film was highly successful at the box office. With this film, K L Saigal and Kanan Devi reached the pinnacle of their filmy career as actor-singer.

After successfully directing ‘Kapal Kundala’ (1939) for NT, Phani Majumdar shifted his base to Bombay (Mumbai) sometime in 1941. But working as a free-lance director was not a cakewalk for him especially at a time when there was scarcity of raw films, getting actors for the films who were mostly studio attached and the studio time for shooting. But due to his fame as a director of ‘Street Singer’ (1938) and also his friendly nature, he could overcome the initial obstacles.

Luck favoured Phani Majumdar. Chimanlal Trivedi had closed down his film production company, CIRCO Productions and had set up a new banner, Laxmi Productions. He engaged Phani Majumdar for directing his first film ‘Tamanna’ (1942) under the new banner. From the cast and crew of the film, it would appear that Phani Majumdar had a free hand in selecting them. Apart from actors for the film like Leela Desai, Jagdish Sethi, K C Dey who were earlier attached to NT, he had engaged 7 technicians from Bengal for the film. This was the first film in Mumbai for Leela Desai.

‘Filmindia’, in its review of ‘Tamanna’ (1942) while lauding the performances of Jairaj, Leela Desai, Jagdish Sethi and K C Dey, was critical of the direction by Phani Majumdar. However, some of the film producers seemed to have a different views. The result was that Phani Majumdar was flooded with new assignments as director for ‘Mohabbat’ (1943), ‘Rajkumar’ (1944) and ‘Meena’ (1944). Thereafter, he produced and directed ‘Devdasi’ (1945), Insaaf’ (1946) and ‘Door Chalen’ (1946). He also directed an off-beat film ‘Hum Bhi Insaan Hain’ (1948) starring Dev Anand and Ramola.

In the early 1950s, Phani Majumdar directed ‘Andolan’ (1951) which was virtually a documentary type film depicting the history of the Indian National Congress since its inception in 1885 until 1947 and India’s freedom struggle. Thereafter, he directed Bombay Talkies’ ‘Tamasha’ (1952) and ‘Baadbaan’ (1954), the latter being actually produced by the Bombay Talkies Workers Cooperatives. Both these films were critically acclaimed though they were not successful in terms of box office receipts. Shakti Samanta assisted Phani Majumdar in both these films in direction as also in dialogues/script writing.

During 1955-59, Phani Majumdar joined Shaws’ Malay Films Productions, Singapore. During this period, he directed 11 films in Malay, Chinese and English languages. He directed the first Eastman Colour film in Malay language, ‘Hang Tuah’ (1956). The film won awards in the Asian Film Festival held in Hong Kong in 1957 and was nominated for the Golden Berlin Bear in Berlin International Film Festival, 1957. The prominent Malaysian film maker, Jamir Sulong assisted Phani Majumdar in his 6 out of 8 films he directed in Singapore.

After returning to India in 1959, he directed successful films like ‘Aarti’ (1962), ‘Oonche Log’ (1965) and ‘Aakashdeep’ (1965). In all, he directed 26 feature films in Hindi during 1938-1989. He wrote the scripts for most of his films which he directed. In addition, he also directed a few Children’s films and films in other languages like Bengali, Punjabi, Magadhi, Maithili, Malay, Chinese, English etc. Towards the end of his filmy career, he directed a few TV serials in Kolkata.

Phani Majumdar left for heavenly abode on May 16, 1994 at the age of 83. He was married to actress Monica Desai, the younger sister of actress Leela Desai.

Phani Majumdar mostly directed films which were acclaimed as creator of social consciousness. One of such films he directed was ‘‘Dhobi Doctor’ (1954). The film was produced under the banner of Ranjit Movietone. The star cast included Kishore Kumar and Usha Kiran in the lead role supported by Kanhaiyalal, Gautam, Krishnakant, Nazira Begum, Shivraj, Usha Rani, Master Jagdeep, Baby Asha Parekh etc

The gist of the story of the film based on the film’s review in January 24, 1954 issue of ‘Filmfare’ and the song book of the film is as under:

Ramu (childhood roe played by Jagdeep) is the son of a poor Dhobi, Mahadeo. Ramu is smart and intelligent. His elder sister, Lakshmi is very proud of her younger brother. Every evening, Lakshmi walks through the fields to pick him up from the school for back home.

One day, Lakshmi falls ill. Mahadeo has no money to bring doctor to the village. Having ranked top in his class in the school examination, Ramu has to attend to a prize distribution ceremony. But Lakshmi cannot accompany him as she is ill. After the prize distribution ceremony, Ramu returns home quickly to show his Didi the books he received as the prize. He finds that his Didi is dead. Choked with grief, he asks his father as to why Didi died. Mahadeo has no answer except that he was so poor that he could not afford to call a doctor. The broken-hearted Ramu vows that he would become a doctor and treat free the poor in the village.

Mahadeo works hard to earn more money for the fulfillment of Ramu’s dream. In the school, Ramu is taunted by some of his rich classmates for a dream of a poor Ramu of becoming a doctor but he is indifferent to the taunts. Ramu’s hard work and his father’s struggle bring fruits. He finishes his school with good performance and gets admitted to the medical college.

Ramu’s aptitude for medical studies attracts attention of the Vice- Principal, Professor Tripathi. He takes a greater interest in Ramu’s studies. Ramu becomes a doctor. Professor Tripathi helps him further in his practice by placing his laboratory at Ramu’s disposal. He also allows Ramu to study in his residence since his house in the village is far-off. Professor Tripathi has a young daughter, Uma (Usha Kiran) who plays pranks with Ramu. Gradually, Uma falls in love with Ramu. However, he is shy to reciprocate the love. Moreover, he is aware that he is the son of a poor Dhobi and Uma is the daughter of a rich father. There is struggle between his heart and realities of the situation. However, at the end, they unite after overcoming the stumbling block of the society.

‘Dhobi Doctor’ (1954) had 7 songs of which one song has been covered in the Blog. Interestingly, out of the 7 songs as many as 6 songs are solo songs of Asha Bhonsle. The remaining one song is sung by Kishore Kumar. All the songs were written jointly by Ali Sardar Jafri and Majrooh Sutanpuri and were composed by Khayyam.

I am presenting one of the remaining six songs from the film which is a rare one. The song is ‘taaron se akhiyaan milaaun main’ sung by Asha Bhonsle. When I first heard this song, I was surprised to note that the composition as well as the orchestrations of the song sounded like that of O P Nayyar. The fact is that when Khayyam composed the music for this song, O P Nayyar had not established himself as the music director of repute to copy his style of music. He came into prominence only after a runaway success of ‘Aar Paar’ (1954) and its songs. But the film ‘Dhobi Doctor’ (1954) was released on January 19, 1954, about 4 months before the release of ‘Aar Paar’ (1954).

Enjoy this song of Khayyam in the style of O P Nayyar.

Note: The information on Phani Majumdar is mainly from indiancine.ma, ‘Filmindia’ magazines, ‘Film Pictorial’- April 1945 issue and inputs from newspapers.

Audio Clip :

Song-Taaron se ankhiyaan milaaun main (Dhobi Doctor)(1954) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD-Khayyam

Lyrics

hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm
taaron se
taaron se ankhiyaan milaaun main
chanda ko sajna banaaun main
taaron se
taaron se ankhiyaan milaaun main
chanda ko sajna banaaun main
taaron se

shaam ki bahaaron mein
jhoomte nazaaron mein
naachoongi titliyaan ban ke
shaam ki bahaaron mein
jhoomte nazaaron mein
nachoongi titliyaan ban ke
chaandni ki chhaanv mein
dolti hawaaon mein
gaaungi koyaliyaa ban ke
dil na kisi se lagaaun main
chanda ko sajna banaaun main
taaron se
taaron se ankhiyaan milaaun main
chanda ko sajna banaaun main
taaron se

ankhiyon ko mal ke gaaungi machal ke
birha ke geet jhoothh moothh ke
ankhiyon ko mal ke gaaungi machal ke
birha ke geet jhoothh moothh ke
kahin bhi na jaaungi
abhi roothh jaaungi
aa ke man jaaungi roothh ke
dil na kisi se lagaaun main
chanda ko sajna banaaun main
taaron se
taaron se ankhiyaan milaaun main
chanda ko sajna banaaun main
taaron se
hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm


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 : 3867 Post No. : 14885

Today 18th February 2019 is the Ninety-second birth anniversary of Mohammed Zahur “Khayyam” Hashmi Saab, whom we fondly know as Khayyam Saab.

He was born on 18th February 1927 in a village Rahon in the District of Jalandhar- Punjab.

From Jalandhar he came to Delhi and from Delhi to Lahore to Mumbai again back to Lahore and finally to Mumbai to start his career in Hindi Films in 1948.
He started his musical career as a Singer first in, singing a duet in the movie ‘Romeo And Juliet-1947’ with Zohrabai Amablewali. And later got his first assignment to compose music for the movie ‘Heer Ranjha-1948’.
After that he keep scaling new heights and achieving new milestones by simultaneously creating many everlasting unforgettable melodious gems and timeless classics.

Since 1948 to 2007 in a career spanning six decades, he has composed music for 54 movies (released) for 327 songs.
As many as 17 movies where he composed music for 60 songs were not released for various reasons and even some of them were shelved and were not completed.

He has also given music to 194 non-filmy songs composed for various albums including patriotic songs and others.

He also composed music for 08 TV serials composing 45 songs.

(*source for the above statistics is from the book ‘Khayyam’ – The Man -His Music, researched, compiled and edited by Vishwas Nerurkar and Bishwanath Chatterjee)

He is the recipient of many awards and honors.

Following is the detailed filmography of Khayyam Saab’s music for Hindi films;

S.no Film Year Song composed by Khayyam in the movie Songs posted on the blog
1 Heer Ranjha 1948 6 2
2 Parda 1949 4 4
3 Biwi 1950 6 2
4 Putli 1950 1 1
5 Pyar Ki Baaten 1951 5 4
6 Footpath 1953 6 6
7 Gul Sanobar 1953 3 2
8 Dhobi Doctor 1954 7 1
9 Gul Bahar 1954 2 2
10 Tatar Ka Chor 1955 6 5
11 Lala Rukh 1958 7 7
12 Phir Subah Hogi 1958 8 8
13 Bambai Ki Billi 1960 7 1
14 Baarood 1960 7 7
15 Shola Aur Shabnam 1961 11 5
16 Shagoon 1964 8 8
17 Mohabbat Isko Kehte Hain 1965 7 7
18 Aakhri Khat 1966 6 6
19 Mera Bhai Mera Dushman 1967 6 1
20 Pyaase Dil 1974 4 4
21 Sankalp 1974 4 4
22 Mutthi Bhar Chawal 1975 4 1
23 Sandhya 1975 3 1
24 Kabhie Kabhie 1976 10 10
25 Shankar Hussain 1977 5 5
26 Trishul 1978 8 8
27 Chambal Ki Kasam 1979 9 5
28 Khaandaan 1979 6 2
29 Meena Kumari Ki Amar Kahaani 1979 2 1
30 Noorie 1979 6 2
31 Thodisi Bewafai 1980 6 3
32 Ahista Ahista 1981 8 2
33 Dard 1981 7 2
34 Dil E Naadaan 1981 6 3
35 Nakhuda 1981 5 1
36 Umrao Jaan 1981 9 6
37 Baawri 1982 6 1
38 Baazaar 1982 5 5
39 Dil Aakhir Dil Hai 1982 5 2
40 Sawaal 1982 8 1
41 Mehndi 1983 6 1
42 Razia Sultan 1983 10 8
43 Lorie 1984 5 1
44 Bepanaah 1985 5 0
45 Anjuman 1986 5 1
46 Devar Bhabhi 1986 4 0
47 Tere Shahar Mein 1986 4 0
48 Ek Nayaa Rishta 1988 5 0
49 Parbat Ke Us Paar 1988 8 1
50 Jaan E Wafaa 1989 6 0
51 Mohabbaton Ka Safar 1995 11 0
52 Ek Hi Manzil 2000 6 0
53 Baazar E Husn(Benaras 1918 A Love Story) 2014 3 0
54 Yatra 2007 3 0
55 Begam Jaan 2017 1 1
(55 movies) 321 161
S.no unreleased Film Year Song composed by Khayyam in the movie Songs posted on the blog
1 Agala Mausam UR 5 0
2 Begam Sahibaan UR 2 0
3 Daaman UR 6 0
4 Ham Ek Hain UR 2 0
5 Ham Hain Raahi Pyaar Ke UR 6 4
6 Kaafir UR 4 0
7 Kharidaar UR 2 0
8 Majnoon UR 2 0
9 Naghma E Sahra UR 2 0
10 Pyaasi Dharti UR 4 0
11 Raahat UR 2 0
12 Sooraj Pe Dastak UR 2 0
13 Zeenat UR 2 0
14 Zooni UR 10 0
15 Vag De Paani (Punjabi) UR 5 0
16 Unutilized Movies (02)(2+2 songs) UR 4 0
Total unreleased movies 60 4

• Note – there are many movies where other composers also give music to the same film with Khayyam Saab. For some of the songs posted on the blog we need to correct the details and tagging.
• This will be done and compiled in in days to come.
• Also there are many songs composed by him which were neither included in movie or for which the records were not released, I have excluded them while counting the total number of the songs for a movie.

Today on the occasion of Khayyam Saab’s ninety-second birth anniversary here is song from the movie ‘Dard-1981’.
‘Dard-1981’ (conflict of emotions) was directed by Ambrish Sangal for ‘Murghan Enterprises, Bombay’.
It was produced by Shyam Sundar Shivdasani.

It had Rajesh Khanna, Hema Malini, Poonam Dhillon, Om Shivpuri, Krishan Dhawan, Pinchoo Kapoor, Shashi Kiran, Madhup Sharma, Kamaljeet, Harjeet, Poornima Jairam, Mazhar Khan, and Master Raju Shreshtha.
Actress Ranjeeta makes a ‘freindly appearance’ in this movie.

Story of this movie was written by Aruna Sangal. Its screenplay and dialogues were written by V.K. Sharma. Narendra Goel was the Chief Assistant Director of this movie.

Kamlakar was the editor of this movie and he was assisted by Babubhai Shah.

Music of this film was composed by Khayyam Saab.

Lyrics for all the seven songs (including one multiple version song) in this movie were written by Naqsh Layallpuri and Music was composed by Khayyam Saab.

Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle and Bhupinder had given their voices to the songs in this movie.
Lata Mangeshkar had two solo songs, Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle and Bhupinder have one solo song each and there were two duets sung by Asha Bhonsle and Kishore Kumar in this movie.
Today’s song is the multiple version song sung by Bhupinder Singh and Lata Mangeshkar.

This film was passed by censor board on 24.07.1981.

On our blog so far, we have 179 songs composed by Khayyam Saab already posted (165 songs from movies (released +unreleased), 14 non-movie songs, and one still a long way to go in bringing the remaining songs here.

Thanking Khayyam Saab for all the musical treasure-trove he has given to us and wishing him a ‘Very Happy Birthday’ today and a ‘healthy and peaceful’ life ahead, let us now enjoy the today’s song!!!

Video

Audio-Female version

Audio-Male version

Song-Ahl e dil yoon bhi nibha lete hain (Dard)(1981) Lata/ Bhupinder Singh, Lyrics-Naqsh Llayalpuri, MD-Khayyam

Lyrics

Ahl-e-dil yoon bhi nibhaa lete hain ae ae
Ahl-e-dil yoon bhi nibhaa lete hain ae ae
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain
Ahl-e-dil yoon bhi nibhaa lete hain ae ae
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain

Dil ki mehfil mein ujaalon ke liye
Dil ki mehfil mein ujaalon ke liye
Yaad ki shammaa jalaa lete hain ae ae
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain

Jalte mausam mein bhi yeh deewaane ae
Jalte mausam mein bhi yeh deewaane ae ae
Kuchh haseen phool khilaa lete hain
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain

Apni aankhon ko banaa kar ye zubaan
Apni aankhon ko banaa kar ye zubaan
Kitne afsaane suna lete hain ae
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain

Jinko jeena hai mohabbat ke liye ae
Jinko jeena hai mohabbat ke liye ae ae
Apni hasti ko mitaa lete hain
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain
Ahl-e-dil yoon bhi nibhaa lete hain ae ae
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain

SINGER – BHUPINDER SINGH

Ahl-e-dil yoon bhi nibhaa lete hain ae ae
Ahl-e-dil yoon bhi nibhaa lete hain ae ae
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain

Zakhm jaise bhi mile zakhmonse
Zakhm jaise bhi mile zakhmonse
Dil ke daaman ko sajaa lete hain ae ae
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain

Apne kadmon pe mohabbat waale ae ae
Apne kadmon pe mohabbat waale ae ae
Aasmaanon ko jhukaa lete hain
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain

Ahl-e-dil yoon bhi nibhaa lete hain ae ae
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain
Dard seene mein chhupa lete hain

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Devnagri Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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स्वर – लता मंगेशकर

अहले दिल यूँ भी निभा लेतें हैं ए ए
अहले दिल यूँ भी निभा लेतें हैं ए ए
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं

अहले दिल यूँ भी निभा लेतें हैं ए ए
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं

दिल कि महफ़िल में यादों के लिए
दिल कि महफ़िल में यादों के लिए
याद कि शम्मा जला लेतें हैं ए ए
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं

जलते मौसम में भी ये दीवाने ए
जलते मौसम में भी ये दीवाने ए ए
कुछ हसीं पल खिला लेतें है
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं

अपनी आँखों को बना कर ये जुबां
अपनी आँखों को बना कर ये जुबां
कितने अफ़साने सुना लेतें हैं ए
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं

जिनको जीना है मोहब्बत के लिए ए
जिनको जीना है मोहब्बत के लिए ए ए
अपनी हस्ती को मिटा लेतें हैं
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं

अहले दिल यूँ भी निभा लेतें हैं ए ए
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं

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स्वर – भूपिंदर सिंह
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अहले दिल यूँ भी निभा लेतें हैं ए ए
अहले दिल यूँ भी निभा लेतें हैं ए ए
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं

ज़ख्म जैसे भी मिले ज़ख्मोंसे
ज़ख्म जैसे भी मिले ज़ख्मोंसे
दिल के दामन को सजा लेतें हैं ए ए
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं

अपने क़दमों पे मोहब्बत वाले ए ए
अपने क़दमों पे मोहब्बत वाले ए ए
आसमानों को झुका लेते हैं
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं

अहले दिल यूँ भी निभा लेतें हैं ए ए
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं
दर्द सीने में छुपा लेतें हैं

Ahl -e-dil
अहल-ए-दिल
اہل_دل
People of generous/loving heart


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Blog Day : 3698 Post No. : 14616

“Taatar Ka Chor” (1955) was an M P Production movie. It was directed by Majnu. The movie had Shyama, Mahipal, Vijay Lakshmi, Chandrashekhar, Maruti, Yashodhara Katju, Gope, Sheikh, Indira, Tuntun, Rajan Kapoor, Shetty, Mohd Ali, Verma, Sattar, Hanuman, Rafiq, Shafi, Ramavtar, Zakhmi, Kamal etc in it.

The movie had six songs in it. Four songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the fifth song from “Taatar Ka Chor” (1955) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Asha Bhonsle. Prem Dhawan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Khayyam.

Only the audio of this song is available. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw more light on this movie as well as on the picturisation of this movie.


Song-Nigaahon mein base aise (Taatar Ka Chor)(1955) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Khayyam

Lyrics

Nigaahon mein base aise
nigaahon mein
base aise
khayaalon pe ho yoon chhaaye
ke khud ko bhi jo dekhen to
teri soorat nazar aaye
nigaahon mein base aise

na jaane kaisa jaadoo thha
na jaane kaisi masti thhi
ee ee ee ee ee
na jaane kaisa jaadoo thha
na jaane kaisi masti thhi
ee ee ee ee ee
raha na hosh baaqi jab
nazar ke jaam takraaye
ke khud ko bhi jo dekhen to
teri soorat nazar aaye
nigaahon mein base aise

nahin hai farq husn o ishq ka
ulfat ki mehfil mein
aen aen aen aen aen
nahin hai farq husn o ishq ka
ulfat ki mehfil mein
aen aen aen aen aen
shama ka dil jo pighle to
wo khud parwaana ho jaaye
ke khud ko bhi jo dekhen to
teri soorat nazar aaye
nigaahon mein base aise

chale aao ke dil ki beqaraari
badhti jaati hai
ae ae ae ae ae
chale aao ke dil ki beqaraari
badhti jaati hai
ae ae ae ae ae
koi yoon hi tasawwur se
kahaan tak dil ko bahlaaye
ke khud ko bhi jo dekhen to
teri soorat nazar aaye
nigaahon mein base aise


This article is written by Raja, 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 : 3680 Post No. : 14574

The 15th of August, is a special date in the calendar for India.

Every year, there are events across the country celebrating the day. There is flag-hoisting in schools, offices and public places. There are patriotic songs played on radio. There’s a lot more to mark the date and occasion.

All of this is understandable. After all, it was on the 15th of August that many years ago, India became an independent nation, free from British rule.

Today is the 72nd Independence Day for India. I still remember the Silver Jubilee celebrations in 1972 – I was part of my school March Past event. How time flies!

But there is more to this date than just celebration. It is an occasion that at least some of us use to reflect. On India’s journey as an independent nation so far. We take stock of where we are, and where we’d like to see us go from here.

I am sure there must be many articles written on this subject in various media publications this week. On our part, our Avinashji has sent me the lyrics for today’s song and requested me to share my thoughts on this occasion. I am therefore taking the liberty of doing so.

Whenever I think of 15th August, the first thing that comes to my mind is our Freedom Struggle and our Founding Fathers. Today we take our freedom for granted – it is hard to even imagine that we were once a colony of the British Empire.

But if it were not for the struggles and sacrifices of millions of Indians, from every corner of the country, would we have got independence when we did? We are familiar with some of the more prominent names who were part of this struggle. But there were so many more who made sacrifices, who gave up their lives for the cause – and died unsung.

I always think of them on 15th August.

Then the Founding Fathers themselves. Once India became an independent country, Britain left it to fend for itself. Can you imagine the challenges a new-born India would have faced at that time?

India was then a country reeling from the horrors of partition. Although there had been talk of partition for a while, the actual execution of the whole process was done very hastily, without enough attention to detail. Political lines were drawn to create India and Pakistan, but these were still being “negotiated”. Even on independence, many villages did not even know whether they belonged to India or Pakistan. And there were the tricky issues of princely states like Junagadh and Hyderabad. And there was Kashmir.

So things were very fluid on 15th August 1947, though technically India and Pakistan had both become independent nations.
The mass migration of millions across borders, with all the violence and pain that ensued – how can one ever forget that! People lost everything, their families, their possessions. Their entire life got uprooted as they became refugees in their new world.

Then, post independence, the massive task of bringing more than 565 princely states into the fold of one nation. How challenging was that! Some agreed to be part of India. Different tactics were needed to bring the others into the fold.

All this while communal harmony, already severely tested in the tense times leading upto the partition, was just about hanging by a thread. The partition exposed fault lines much more nakedly – there was resentment amongst Hindus in India for Muslims who had not migrated. And the other way round in Pakistan.

As we know, many Muslim artistes in the Hindi film industry even changed their names to Hindu-sounding names to avoid becoming targets of hatred, and to appeal to the largely Hindu audiences.

Such was the fragility of Indian communal harmony in the immediate aftermath of independence.

Talking of fragility, it was not only communal harmony that was fragile. Independent India had inherited unprecedented levels of poverty, exacerbated by partition woes. Its economy was in very bad shape. Poor living conditions meant disease was not uncommon. Added to this was a very high level of illiteracy and social backwardness in general.

Kashmir was still a burning issue, Gandhiji got assassinated.

The overall situation looked so bleak at one time that Life Magazine, in the late 1940s, even ran a story along the lines of “Will India survive?” Clearly the world was skeptical.

Thankfully, our Founding Fathers were not.

Even in the midst of all these seemingly insurmountable challenges, they stayed steadfast on course, buoyed by the exuberance of having a new baby to nurture and nourish. Yes, there were challenges – but, to them, these were teething troubles.

Despite differences amongst themselves (yes, they did have differences!), they were united on one thing – all of them had a dream of a strong, resilient, and free India. Their views on how to get there might have been different – Nehru might have had a socialist mindset, Rajaji a more capitalist mindset – but they shared this common dream.

This dream involved providing, for every Indian, a fair opportunity at life. A life of dignity. India would be a country where justice would be available to one and all. A country which had hitherto been suppressed, but whose peoples would now be able to breathe freely, not be enslaved to any thought. They would be free to pursue a religion of their choice. India would be a country whose people would feel a sense of fraternity towards each other, not be divided by regionalism, casteism, religion and other such divisive elements.

This dream got enshrined in the form of a Constitution for India. When India became a Republic on 26th January 1950, it further underlined the vision of the Founding Fathers – that there would be no monarchy in India, that there would be elected representatives, elected by the people. There’s a lot more in the Constitution – it lays down the terms of reference between organs of the State, separation of powers between the Executive, Legislature and Judiciary, it talks about fundamental rights and duties of citizens.

While there is always scope for improvement, and any document should be a living document kept in tune with the times, the Constitution of India does provide a great framework for the country. Without it, there would be utter chaos.

And for this Constitution too, we need to thank our Founding Fathers and their vision.

I know none of this is new to anyone – and I am rambling – but I do think that at least on Independence Day (if not on other days) we need to remind ourselves of how much struggle, sacrifice and effort went into first making India an independent nation, and then ensuring it survived against the greatest of odds.

Unless and until we appreciate the magnitude of the challenges that were faced and overcome at that time, we will not be able to value the freedom we have today.

So I hope you will excuse my rather long history lesson. 🙂 If there are any inaccuracies here, please do let me know. I’m happy to be corrected.

The song “hum laaye hain toofaan se kashti nikaal ke” comes to mind in this regard.

Now to today’s India. Let’s take stock of where we are.

We’ve come a long way from those early fragile years. Sure, we’re still not where we’d like to be, but we’re definitely not looking at an existential crisis.

Economically too we are far better off today. Although we still have millions below the poverty line, and many above it still struggling to make both ends meet, we are better off than the “independence” generation. Many of us will admit that our own fathers and forefathers had a much tougher life than we are having now.

Education levels have also significantly improved. I have doubts about the quality of education as I see many “highly-qualified” Indians unable to comprehend basics, completely lacking in logical or analytical thinking, lacking in life-skills, but that’s for another debate. Let’s just say, we have many millions more “educated” Indians today.

In many other areas, like tackling disease, or improving sanitation or road infrastructure, India is progressing. It’s a 71-year young nation now, one would expect nothing less.

So on the material front, I think India is on the right track. Still a long way to go, still a lot of poverty to eradicate, but I have hope.

My bigger concern is to do with freedom and independence. Not of India, but of Indians.

I happen to think India became free and independent on 15th August 1947 – but only in a political sense.

Indians are FAR from being free or independent, even today, 71 years later.

When Indians attained freedom from colonial rule, they expected to be able to lead their lives as free citizens. No more being slaves to anyone, no more being treated like third-class citizens.

The reality though is that we are still slaves. Not to British masters anymore, but to Indian ones.

The difference is, we didn’t elect those British masters, we now elect our Indian masters. The specific individuals change, but the underlying master-slave relationship doesn’t.

In theory, in a democracy, we, the people, have power. We elect representatives on our behalf to run the affairs of the country. These representatives are therefore “public servants”, supposed to serve the interests of the people. They are supposed to be accountable to the people for the tasks assigned to them. They are also accountable to the people for funds utilized by them because these funds are collected from, and on behalf of, the people. They are supposed to be transparent about their work, so that the public can evaluate progress (or lack of it).

This is the theory.

We all know how things work in practice.

But why don’t they work?

Simply because there is a huge power imbalance between the people and their representatives. These representatives, so-called “public servants”, have steadily increased their power quotient at the cost of the people they are supposed to serve. As it is, they have the power to make laws – so they make or modify laws to strengthen their power position, to legitimize their power grab, thus further skewing the imbalance in their favour. Sel-aggrandizement is the mantra.

This isn’t just the story of one political party – this is with practically every political party.

Which is why the solution isn’t to just replace one party with another.

The solution is to structurally redress this power imbalance.

Make the public more powerful.

How?

There is very little power in the hands of one individual. I can scream from my rooftop but my single voice means nothing.

But there is a lot of power in a large group. The larger, the better.

When a large group chooses to raise its voice, these representatives have no choice but to listen. Otherwise they know they will be on the wrong side of the numbers game.

And in a democracy, it is all about a numbers game.

But for a large group to raise its voice against the powers-that-be, it has to, first of all, be free. It must NOT have a slave mentality.

And that’s a big problem in India.

Maybe due to historical baggage of being ruled by maharajas, many Indians are still subservient to authority. They are still happy to be “ruled”. Feudalism, although less today, still plays its role in perpetuating this master-slave relationship.

This is also why SO many Indians still have this “mai-baap” attitude towards government and other powers-that-be. They fall at the feet of politicians, seeking favours, sometimes even begging for something that is their right, but has been denied to them.

And of course, the politicians then act high-and-mighty, dishing out largesse as if they are royalty. They act generous – it’s easy to be generous with other people’s money. A sizeable share of the public’s hard-earned money is distributed as an act of generosity by the politicians. And they get praise for this. Not to mention votes.

It is THIS mentality that is my biggest issue with Indians. This slave mentality.

Which is why I say India became a free country on 15th August 1947 – but Indians are still slaves.

Just to clarify, I wouldn’t blame the poor or destitute for this. They are barely struggling to survive on a daily basis – they hardly have any choice or agency. But those who DO have a choice, who don’t HAVE to grovel before the powers-that-be but still do so, they are the ones who are undermining the effort to redress the power imbalance. They are often the ones to first stand up in defence for the powers-that-be, against their own fellow citizens.

So on this Independence Day, my request to all Indians is to abolish this slave mindset – and be free. If you don’t want to be treated like a third-class citizen, you first need to stop behaving like one.

Freedom is too precious to let it be taken away from you by anyone. Like Sahir said “zindagi bheekh mein nahin milti, zindagi badh ke chheeni jaati hai…apna haq sangdil zamaane se, chheen pao, to koi baat baney”.

And please stand up for those who try to break these chains of slavery. As I said earlier, this battle cannot be fought by one individual. So when someone is trying to fight against oppression, against slavery, please support his or her effort, instead of undermining it by being loyal to the master.

Even during our Freedom Struggle, there were Indians who undermined the effort of fellow Indians by taking the side of the British. This only made the freedom struggle harder.

I hope we have learnt from that lesson.

There are a lot more thoughts in my head on this Independence Day – there are a lot more improvements I’d like to see in India. Especially with regard to society.

The thing is, if we harbour aspirations to be a truly developed nation, we need to also have progressive thought in society. Mere material progress isn’t enough.

It saddens me to see that even in 2018, some of our thinking is regressive.

Patriarchy is still rampant in Indian society – with all its negative consequences for women, and even men. It is one of the biggest reasons for rapes and other forms of violence against women.

Then, our casteism. Even today, Dalits are discriminated against – let’s not pretend they aren’t.

Indian society is full of prejudices – just look at matrimonial columns to get an idea.

There’s a lot more that bothers me – I could go on and on.

But this post has already become too long – and each of these topics deserves proper discussion and treatment of its own.

So I will stop here on these topics.

Just to clarify, I’m not saying we haven’t come a long way. We have. But we still have a very long way to go – in terms of poverty alleviation/elimination and society upgradation.

The responsibility lies largely with those of us who are relatively privileged and educated. Even the Freedom Struggle counted amongst its leaders many well-educated Indians, of whom many had had the opportunity to study or live abroad and get a different perspective on life and their country.

So those of us who are in a position to make a difference need to do so. But for that, we first need to CARE for our less-privileged fellow citizens. Instead of looking down on them, we need to think of how we can make their lives better. We need to help make them free and independent citizens. Remember, WE are the fortunate ones, to even be able to read this online. I don’t mean this in the slightest patronizing sense – the fact is that we are all privileged. Millions are not.

Also remember, those well-off Indians from the Freedom Struggle could very easily have just enjoyed their privilege instead of throwing themselves into the Struggle. They chose to make sacrifices because the cause they were fighting for, was bigger than their individual selves.

We need a similar cause that we can all rally around today. If that is the prosperity of India, it must mean the prosperity of all Indians, not just a select few. But prosperity, without peace and harmony, is useless. So the cause must encompass all these components.

India is nothing without Indians. It would be just a piece of land. So talking about “making INDIA a great nation” is all just empty rhetoric if we are not working towards making the future of INDIANS great. And again here I mean ALL Indians, not a select few.

For me it is all about the individual first. She or he is the unit-level of existence. If the individual isn’t empowered, if she or he isn’t free, what’s to celebrate about the nation being free? The nation is just a bunch of individuals, right?

You might not agree with my thoughts (and that’s perfectly fine!) – I’m just sharing them here on request of Avinashji. 

A lot more running in my head too – but this post has already become way too long now, so let me get to the song for the occasion.

It is a non-film song. A patriotic song composed by Khayyam, sung by Rafisaab, to Sahir’s lyrics.

I heard this song for the first time only a few days ago – I quite liked it. I hope you like it too.

Happy Independence Day. And thanks for your patience in tolerating this long post. 🙂


Song-Watan ki aabroo khatre mein hai (Rafi NFS)(1962) Singer-Rafi, Lyrics-Sahir Ludhianvi, MD-Khayyam
chorus
Rafi+Chorus

Lyrics

Watan ki aabroo khatre mein hai
Aa aa aa aa aa
Watan ki aabroo khatre mein hai
Hoshiyaar ho jaao
Hoshiyaar ho jaao
Hoshiyaar ho jaao o

Hamaare imtihaan ka waqt hai
Taiyyaar ho jaao
Taiyyaar ho jaao
Taiyyaar ho jaao o

Hamaari sarhadon par khoon behta hai
Jawaanon ka
Aa aa
Huaa jaata hai dil chhalni
Himaalaa ki chattaanon ka
Aa aa
Uthho rukh pher do dushman ki
Topon ke dahaanon ka aa
Aa aa
Watan ki sarhadon par aahni
Deewaar ho jaao
Hoshiyaar ho jaao
Watan ki aabroo khatre mein hai

Wo jinko saadgi mein hamne
Aankhon par bithhaaya thha
Aa aa
Wo jinko bhai kehkar
Hamne seene se lagaaya thha
Aa aa
Wo jinki gardanon mein haar
Baahon ka pehnaaya thha
Aa aa aa
Ab unki gardanon ke waaste
Talwaar ho jaao o
Aa aa aa
Ab unki gardanon ke waaste
Talwaar ho jaao o
Hoshiyaar ho jaao
Watan ki aabroo khatre mein hai

Na ham is waqt Hindu hain
Na Muslim hain
Na Isaayi
Hmm hmm hmm
Agar kuchh hain to hain
Is desh is dharti ke shaidaai
Hmm hmm hmm
Isi ko zindagi denge
Ae ae ae
Isi ko zindagi denge
Isi se zindagi paayi
Lahu ke rang se likhaa huaa
Ikraar ho jaao
Watan ki aabroo khatre mein hai
Hoshiyaar ho jaao
Hoshiyaar ho jaao
Hoshiyaar ho jaao o

Watan ki aabroo khatre mein hai

Khabar rakhna koi gaddaar
Saazish kar nahin paaye ae
Aa aa
Nazar rakhna koi zaalim
Tijori bhar nahin paaye ae
Aa aa
Hamaari kaum par ar ar ar
Hamaari kaum par
Taareekh tohmat dhar nahin paaye ae
Aa aa aa
Kafan dushman
Darindon ke liye
Lalkaar ho jaao
Lalkaar ho jaao
Lalkaar ho jaao o
Lalkaar ho jaao o
Lalkaar ho jaao o o

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Devnagri Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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वतन की आबरू खतरे में है
आ आ आ आ आ
वतन की आबरू खतरे में है
होशियार हो जाओ
होशियार हो जाओ
होशियार हो जाओ ओ

हमारे इम्तिहान का वक़्त है
तैयार हो जाओ
तैयार हो जाओ
तैयार हो जाओ ओ

हमारी सरहदों पर खून बहता है
जवानों का
आ आ
हुआ जाता है दिल छलनी
हिमाला की चट्टानों का
आ आ
उठो रुख फेर दो दुश्मन कि
तोपों के दहानों का आ
आ आ
वतन की सरहदों पर आहनी
दीवार हो जाओ
होशियार हो जाओ
वतन की आबरू खतरे में है

वो जिनको सादगी में हमने
आँखों पर बिठाया था
आ आ
वो जिनको भाई कहकर
हमने सीने से लगाया था
आ आ
वो जिनकी गर्दनों में हार
बाहों का पहनाया था
आ आ आ
अब उनकी गर्दनों के वास्ते
तलवार हो जाओ ओ
आ आ आ
अब उनकी गर्दनों के वास्ते
तलवार हो जाओ ओ
होशियार हो जाओ
वतन की आबरू खतरे में है

ना हम इस वक़्त हिन्दू है
ना मुस्लिम है
न इसाई
हम्म हम्म हम्म
अगर कुछ हैं तो है
इस देश इस धरती के शैदाई
हम्म हम्म हम्म
इसी को ज़िन्दगी देंगे
ए ए ए
इसी को ज़िन्दगी देंगे
इसी से ज़िन्दगी पायी
लहू के रंग से लिखा हुआ
इकरार हो जाओ
वतन की आबरू खतरे में है
होशियार हो जाओ
होशियार हो जाओ
होशियार हो जाओ ओ

वतन की आबरू खतरे में है

खबर रखना कोई गद्दार
साज़िश कर नहीं पाए ए
आ आ
नज़र रखना कोई ज़ालिम
तिजोरी भर नहीं पाए ए
आ आ
हमारी कौम पर र र र
हमारी कौम पर
तारीख तोहमत धर नहीं पाए ए
आ आ आ
कफ़न दुश्मन
दरिंदों के लिए
ललकार हो जाओ
ललकार हो जाओ
ललकार हो जाओ ओ
ललकार हो जाओ ओ
ललकार हो जाओ ओ ओ

Dahaan – दहान -دہان
mouth; orifice

Shaidaa. ii – शैदाई – شیدائی
lover, enamored

Tohmat – तोहमत – تہمت
Allegation, Accuse
false accusation, suspicion of guilt


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Blog Day : 3660 Post No. : 14527

“Taatar Ka Chor”(1955) was produced by Darshan and directed by Majnu for M P Pictures Bombay. The movie had Shyama, mahipal, Vijaylaxmi, Chandrashekhar, Maruti, Yashodhara Katju, Gope, Sheikh, Indira, Tuntun, Rajan Kapoor, Shetty, Md Ali, Verma, Sattar, Hanuman, Rafiq, Shafi, Ramavtar, Kamal etc in it.

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

Here is the fourth song from “Taatar Ka Chor”(1955) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Asha Bhonsle. Prem Dhawan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Khayyam.

Only the audio of the song is available. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of this “remonstrating with the Almighty” genre of song.


Song-Dekh zara gar dekh sake (Taatar Ka Chor)(1955) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Khayyam

Lyrics

dekh zara aa aa
tu dekh zaraaa
dekh zara gar dekh sake
apne bandon ka haal
dekh zara
khuda bane daulat waale
hain inki aaj khudaai
khuda bane daulat waale hain inki aaj khudaai
lut gaye hum kitne muflis ae maalik teri duhaai
hum bhi hain insaan tere
kar itna kabhi khayaaal
dekh zara

aaj khule bazaaron mein insaan bika jaata hai ae
aaj khule bazaaron mein insaan bika jaata hai
tere naam pe aaj tera imaan bika jaata hai
tod saka na tu ye bhi sone chaandi ka jaal
dekh zara

phoonk na den teri duniya ko kahin hamaari aahen aen
phoonk na de teri duniya ko kahin hamaari aahen
noch na len ye chaand sitaare
badh ke hamaari baanhe
ho na jaaye zaat hamaari naam tera paaamaal
dekh zara
tu dekh zara
dekh zara gar dekh sake
apne bandon ka haal
dekh zara


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Blog Day : 3645 Post No. : 14474

The Hindi movie music has undergone changes with time. It is seen that the music style of the dominant music director of the era is ofter copied by other music directors. For instance, there were occasions when Madan Mohan, Roshan etc copied the music style of O P Nayyar, whereas Kalyanji Anandji’s music sounded like Shankar Jaikishan during late 1950s to mid 1960s. Music directors copied the music style of R D Burman during 1970s.

1980s was the era of disco music and Bappi Lahiri was the most sought after music director of those days. It was a mixed feeling for music lovers to find senior music directors like Laxmikant Pyarelal composing Bappi Lahiri kind of music during 1970s.

Here is a song where as music director like Khayyam has composed a Bappi Lahiri like song. This song is sung by Kishore Kumar and it is picturised on Rajesh Khanna wielding a guitar on stage while many spectators watch his performance. His song seems the have the kind of effect on Jaya Prada (seated among the audience)that this song intended, namely to make her feel like a “bewafa”. Shatrughan Sinha is also seated beside her but he is none the wiser about what is going on in the mind of Jaya Prada.

Naqsh Llayalpuri is the lyricist.

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

Video

Audio

Song-Agar leta hoon tera naam (Dil e Naadaan)(1982) Singer-Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Naqsh Llayalpuri, MD-Khayyam

Lyrics(Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

Nigaahen pher kar mujhse
mera dil todne waale
mujhe raah e mohabbat mein
akelaa chhodne waale

Come on clap

agar leta hoon tera naam
mohabbat hoti hai badnaam
agar leta hoon tera naam
mohabbat hoti hai badnaam
mohabbat hoti hai badnaam
agar leta hoon tera naam
mohabbat hoti hai badnaam
mohabbat hoti hai badnaam

wafaa ki justju
karne chalaa thha
bewafaaon mein
main aa baithha thha bhoole se
teri zulfon ki chhaaon mein
banaa kar mujhko tash nakaam
teri chaahat ka toota jaam
teri chhahat ka toota jaam
banaa kar mujhko tash nakaam
teri chaahat ka toota jaam
teri chhahat ka toota jaam
agar leta hoon tera naam
mohabbat hoti hai badnaam
mohabbat hoti hai badnaam

tu ae mehboob kya jaane
ke hai rasm e mohabbat kya
nahin hai aaj tu apnaa
to phir tujhse shiqaayat kya
milaa ye ulfat ka inaam
ke jeena hai mujh par ilzaam
ke jeena hai mujh par ilzaam
milaa ye ulfat ka inaam
ke jeena hai mujh par ilzaam
ke jeena hai mujh par ilzaam
agar leta hoon tera naam
mohabbat hoti hai badnaam
mohabbat hoti hai badnaam

kabhi ae doston
ae dost
ae doston
kabhi ae doston
dil ki lagi
tumko na tadpaaye
dua deta hai toota dil
mohabbat tumko raas aaye
kabhi na aaye gham ki shaam
miley khushiyon ka hi paighaam
miley khushiyon ka hi paighaam
kabhi na aaye gham ki shaam
miley khushiyon ka hi paigaam
miley khushiyon ka hi paigaam
agar leta hoon tera naam
mohabbat hoti hai badnaam
mohabbat hoti hai badnaam
mohabbat hoti hai badnaam
mohabbat hoti hai badnaam


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Blog Day : 3642 Post No. : 14469

“Pyaar Ki Baaten”(1951) was produced and directed by Akhtar Hussain for Nargis Art Concern, Bombay. The movie had Trilok Kapoor, Nargis, Aman, Neelam, Neeru, Rashid Khan, Master Nisaar, H Prakash, Raza Saleem, Maruti, Nazeer, s K Prem, Romani, Pran, Johny Walker, Krishna Kumari, Cuckoo, Maya Kumari, Khursheed, Rafiq Arabi, Radheshyam etc in it.

There were eleven songs in the movie. Eight songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the ninth song from “Pyaar Ki Baaten”(1951) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Lata. Khawar Zamnaan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Khayyaam.

This “missing the beloved” song is picturised on Nargis.


Huye hain majboor hoke apnon se door(Pyaar Ki Baaten)(1951) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Khawar Zamaan, MD-Khayyam

Lyrics

huye hain majboor hoke apnon se door
hua mera kya kusoor kuchh samajh na aaye
huye hain majboor hoke apnon se door
hua mera kya kusoor kuchh samajh na aaye

kaisi bhool ki gairon ka kahaa maan ke
dukh le liya hai usey sukh jaan ke
kaisi bhool ki gairon ka kahaa maan ke
dukh le liya hai usey sukh jaan ke
kise apna haal sunaayen re
koi nahin paas mere toot gayi aas
ab raas nahin raas mera dil ghabraaye
huye hain majboor hoke apnon se door
hua mera kya kusoor kuchh samajh na aaye

din khushiyon ke humse rooth gaye
ab apne sahaare sab toot gaye
din khushiyon ke humse rooth gaye
ab apne sahaare sab toot gaye
kise dil ke daag dikhaayen re
koi sune na pukaar hua jeena dushwaar
chhoota dil ka karaar koi kahaan chala jaaye
huye hain majboor hoke apnon se door
hua mera kya kusoor kuchh samajh na aaye


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Blog Day : 3546 Post No. : 14231

“Razia Sultan”(1983) was produced by Chitra Bharat and directed by G P Pawar and Kamal Amrohi. The movie had Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Parveen Babi, Pradeep Kumar, Ajit, Vijayendra Ghatge, Jankidas, Sohrab Modi, Veena, Shahu Modak, Heena Kausar, Shree Bhagwan, Husn Banu, Anu Dhawan, Sapru, Mahipal, Roopmala, Reshma, Shakila, Maruti, Sarika, Tajdar Amrohi, Radha Saluja, Madhu Malini, Chitra, Sujata, B M Vyas, Anis Sabri, Geeta Kapoor, Mumtaz Begum, Naseem, Aarti Chopra, M M Baig, Amarjeet, Kalpana, Balraj etc in it.

This is a movie from 1983, and so I have no HFGK available to consult to find out he number of songs in the movie. Going by online sources, I have counted seven songs in the movie. Five of these songs have been covered in the past. Here are the details of these five songs:-

Song Title

Post No.

Post Date

Ae dile naadaan 150 14-Oct-08
Aayi zanjeer ki jhankaar Khuda khair kare 368 10-Dec-08
Tera hijr mera naseeb hai 374 11-Dec-08
Khwaab ban kar koyee aayegaa 7508 14-Feb-13
Jalta hai badan 8075 10-May-13

I find that “Hariyaala Banna aaya re” and ae khuda shukr tera” appear to be the two songs from the movie that are yet to be covered. On watching the picturisation, I find that both these songs are picturised together in the movie and so in effect they are reated as two songs in one. Asha Bhonsle, Jagjit Kaur and female chorus sing for ladies playing sahelis of Razia Sultan, the dulhan (Hema Malini) whereas Bhupinder Singh, Mahendra Kapoor and male chorus sing fopr friends of Yakut, the dulha (played by Dharmendra). So in effect, two wedding songs get combined into one in the picturisation.

So in effect both songs need to be covered in one article, viz this article. It seems that the female song is penned by Nida Fazli and male song by Kaif Bhopali. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on this matter. The music is of course composed by Khayyam.

So, with these two songs, all the songs of “Razia Sultan”(1983) have been covered. With this, “Razia Sultan”(1983) joins the list of movies that have all their songs covered in the blog.


Song-Hariyaala banna aaya re …ae khuda shukr tera(Razia Sultan)(1983) Singers-Asha Bhonsle, Jagjit Kaur, Lyrics- Nida Fazli/ Kaif Bhopali, MD-Khayyam
Female chorus
Bhupinder Singh, Mahendra Kapoor + Male chorus

Lyrics

hariyaala banna aaya re
hariyaala banna aaya hai
hariyaala banna aaya
hariyaala banna aaya re
hariyaala banna aaya hai
hariyaala banna aaya
aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa

choti goonthhe ghata
paanv choome hina
maang moti bhari
maathhe jhoomar saja
aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
choti goonthhe ghata
paanv choome hina
maang moti bhari
maathe jhoomar saja
banni ke jo man bhaaya re
hariyaala banna aaya re
hariyaala banna aaya

ae khuda shukra tera
aye khuda shukra tera
shukra tera
shukra tera
ye mera yaar chala
baandhke sar par sehra
aye khuda shukra tera
aye khuda shukra tera
shukra tera
shukra tera
ye mera yaar chala
baandh ke sar par sehra

aisa sehra gul-o-gulzaar na dekha na suna
aisa naushaah ha mere yaar na dekha na suna
aisa bemeez(?) haseen pyar na dekha na suna
aaisa dildaar tarajaar na dekha na suna
saari duniya ki
saari duniya ki zubaanon pe hai ghar ghar sehra
ye mera yaar chala baandh ke sar par sehra

hariyaala banna aaya re
hariyaala banna aaya re
hariyala banna aaya
aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa

devtaaon ke man hain khushi se magan
pi se milne chali saj ke razia dulhan

aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa
devtaaon ke man hain khushi se magan
pi se milne chali saj ke razia dulhan
khushiyon ke chaman laaya re
hariyaala banna aaya re
hariyala banna aaya

waah kya baat hai kya shaan hai subhaan allah
iske har phool mein ek jaan hai subhaan allah
har nazar dekh ke hairaan hai subhaan allah
jisne dekha wahi qurbaan hai subhaan allah
wakeya ye hai
wakeya ye hai ke behtar se hai behtar sehra
ye mera yaar chala baandhke sar par sehra

hariyaala banna aaya re
hariyaala banna aaya re
hariyaala banna aaya

yaa khuda
ye khushi ye masarrat rahe
dulha dulhan ki jodi salaamat rahe
aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa
rahti duniya talak ye muhabbat rahe
saare aalam mein malika ki azmat rahe
rahmat ka sama chhaaya re
hariyaala banna aaya re
hariyaala banna aaya


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Blog Day : 3535 Post No. : 14199

“Sankalp”(1974) was directed by Ramesh Sahgal for Twinkle Stars, Bombay. This “social” movie had Farida Jalal, Sukhdev, Bipin Gupta, Anjali Kadam, arjun Bakshi, Mahesh (new discovery), Yunus Parvez, Leela Mishra, Jankidas, Suresh Divekar, Subhash Sethi, Mona, Nikita, Chandu Alahabadi, Master Sheroo, Master Ratan, Satish Chhabra etc in it, with special appearance by Sulakshana Pandit.

The movie had four songs in it. Three songs from the movie have been covered in the past. These three songs were discussed in 2011, 2015 and 2018 , viz at three year intervals. 🙂 Here are the details of these three songs:-

Song Title

Post No.

Post Date

Tu hi saagar tu hi kinaaraa 3921 23-May-11
Sab thhaath pada rah jaawega 11307 22-Jul-15
Ghaav dil ke dhuyen se seete hain 14194 22-Mar-18

Here is the fourth and final song from “Sankalp”(1974) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Mukesh and Mahendra Kapoor. Kaifi Azmi is the lyricist. Music is composed on Khayyam.

Only the audio of this song is available. One can guess that the song is a public lament song where people hold politicians responsible for the ills of the nation. Yes, people four decades ago held the same view about politicains that they do now. 🙂

Personally I think that now a days we are much better off vis a vis the situation of 1970s. Those were the days when we had economic policies that relied upon dole contributed by western nations. Things are vastly better today. The economic policies which kept the nation poor and steadily brought it on the verge of bankruptcy have since been abandoned. Politicians continue to be more or less same as before but the country is doing far better. So people listening to this song today will not share the same despondency as this song may have brought about in the past.

With this song, “Sankalp”(1974) joins the list of movies that have all their songs covered in the blog.


Song-Bheetar bheetar khaaye chalo (Sankalp)(1974) Singers-Mukesh, Mahendra Kapoor, Lyrics-Kaifi Azmi, MD-Khayyam
Unknown voice
All

Lyrics

bheetar-bheetar khaaye chalo
baahar shor machaaye chalo
bheetar-bheetar khaaye chalo
baahar shor machaaye chalo
bhed kaun kholegaa
munh se kaun bolegaa

bheetar-bheetar khaaye chalo
baahar shor machaaye chalo

jantaa bholi-bhaali hai
pet bhi jeb bhi khaali hai
naaron se garmaa do lahu
vaadon se bahlaaye chalo
vaadon se bahlaaye chalo
bheetar-bheetar khaaye chalo
baahar shor machaaye chalo

badhti jaaye hai mehngaai
ghat’ti jaaye hai kamaayi
cheezon ke daam badhaaye chalo
insaan ka bhaav giraaye chalo
insaan ka bhaav giraaye chalo

bheetar-bheetar khaye chalo
baahar shor machaye chalo

haathon mein kuchh note lo
haathon mein kuchh note lo
phir chaaho jitne vote lo

khote se khotaa kaam karo
baapu ko neelaam karo
arre
baapu ki tasveer hai ye

tere baap ki kyaa jaagir hai ye
baapu-baapu karte raho

zahar dilon mein bharte raho
basti-basti aag lage
har insaan ek naag lage
praant-praant ko tang kare
bhaasha se bhaasha jang kare
koi yahaan malyaali
koi yahaan bangaali
gujrati hai koi yahaan
punjabi hai koi yahaan
ye hai maratha aur vo tamil
aapas mein yaari hai mushkil
sabko chaahiye apni zameen
hindustaani koi nahin
hindustaani koi nahin
hindustaani koi nahin

desh kahaan ab desh rahaa aa aa
desh kahaan ab desh rahaa
aa aa aa

desh to seemaaon mein bantaa
aur bhi tukde udaaye chalo
kursi apni bachaaye chalo
kursi apni bachaaye chalo
bheetar-bheetar khaaye chalo
baahar shor machaaye chalo


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