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

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Missing Films of 1960s – 80
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Aha, good going at 80. If I am lucky, I may get to a century with this series. 🙂

Today’s film is just about at the bottom of the decade. The film name is ‘Ye Khoon Rang Laayega’ from 1970. Considering the alphabetic listing scheme by year, you will find this film at the second last position in GK volume no. 4 (of the regular set of Hindi films of that decade).

Once again, a song that has been sitting in my collection for oh so long. Picked it up today and listened to it for the first time. Music director – Robin Bannerji. And I just do not seem to be getting enough listen of this song. What a wonderful twin dance duet – voices are Usha Mangeshkar and Krishna Kalle. K Kalle’s voice seems to be somewhat subdued in the company of the razor sharp voice of Usha M. But together, they are a magic weaved by the music director. Listening to such songs, one always is left with a craving – wish Robin Bannerji had done more films in his career. But that was not to be. Most of the decade of the 1970s and part of 1980s, was lost in battling ill health, compounded by two unfortunate accidents. He passed away on 27th July, 1986.

The film is from the banner of Sanjay Films, Bombay and is directed by Roshan Bhardwaj. The six listed songs are penned by two lyricists – Anjaan and Yogesh – honor shared equally. This song is written by Yogesh. The star cast of the film is interesting – Helen, Randhawa, Mukri, SK Prem, Uma Dutt, Gul Hamid, Shaam Kumar, Saudagar Singh, Dhanraj, Ridku, Ratnamala, Lalita Desai, Sushma, Poonam Kapoor, Ishwar Bhai, Khurshid Khan, Kesari, Madhumati, Rani, and Lakshmichaya amongst others.

Let’s listen to this wonderfully crafted all female duet. And let’s continue to wonder – about these lesser known but highly talented artists.

Song – Qayaamat Hai Teri Nigaahon Ka Jaadu  (Ye Khoon Rang Laayega) (1970) Singer – Usha Mangeshkar, Krishna Kalle, Lyrics – Yogesh, MD – Robin Bannerji
Usha Mangeshkar + Krishna Kalle

Lyrics

qayaamat hai teri nigaahon ka jaadu..oo..oo

qayaamat hai teri nigaahon ka jaadu..oo..oo

qayaamat hai teri nigaahon ka jaadu

qayaamat hai teri nigaahon ka jaadu

hai tauba tauba khuda jaane dil ko kya hoga
kya hoga
tauba
tauba

nahin jab raha mujhko khud pe hi kaabu
nahin jab raha mujhko khud pe hi kaabu

hai tauba tauba khuda jaane dil ko kya hoga
kya hoga

aap ki har adaa
marhabaa marhabaa
ik nasha saah mein
ho gaya ba-khuda
haaye ye kya baat hui
khoob mulaqaat hui
dhadke mera dil deewaana
qayaamat hai teri nigaahon ka jaadu..oo..oo
qayaamat hai teri nigaahon ka jaadu..oo..oo
hai tauba tauba khuda jaane dil ko kya hoga
kya hoga
tauba
tauba

aap ki shokhiyaan
hain ghazab meharbaan
aap kya hans padey
gir gayin bijliyaan
haaye meri jaan gayi
main tujhe maan gayi
chhodo bhi ye muskuraana
qayaamat hai teri nigaahon ka jaadu..oo..oo
qayaamat hai teri nigaahon ka jaadu..oo..oo
hai tauba tauba khuda jaane dil ko kya hoga
kya hoga
tauba
tauba

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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क़यामत है तेरी निगाहों का जादू॰॰ऊ॰॰ऊ

क़यामत है तेरी निगाहों का जादू॰॰ऊ॰॰ऊ

क़यामत है तेरी निगाहों का जादू

क़यामत है तेरी निगाहों का जादू

हाए तौबा तौबा खुदा जाने दिल को क्या होगा
क्या होगा
तौबा
तौबा

नहीं जब रहा मुझको खुद पे ही काबू
नहीं जब रहा मुझको खुद पे ही काबू
हाए तौबा तौबा खुदा जाने दिल को क्या होगा
क्या होगा

आप की हर अदा
मरहबा मरहबा
इक नशा साह में
हो गया बा-खुदा
हाए ये क्या बात हुई
खूब मुलाक़ात हुई
धड़के मेरा दिल दीवाना
क़यामत है तेरी निगाहों का जादू॰॰ऊ॰॰ऊ
क़यामत है तेरी निगाहों का जादू॰॰ऊ॰॰ऊ
हाए तौबा तौबा खुदा जाने दिल को क्या होगा
क्या होगा
तौबा
तौबा

आप की शोखियाँ
हैं ग़ज़ब महरबाँ
आप क्या हंस पड़े
गिर गईं बीजलियाँ
हाए मेरी जान गई
मैं तुझे मान गई
छोड़ो भी ये मुसकुराना
क़यामत है तेरी निगाहों का जादू॰॰ऊ॰॰ऊ
क़यामत है तेरी निगाहों का जादू॰॰ऊ॰॰ऊ
हाए तौबा तौबा खुदा जाने दिल को क्या होगा
क्या होगा
तौबा
तौबा

 

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Blog Day : 3628 Post No. : 14454

“Jaalsaaz”(1969) was directed by Muhammad Hussain for M H Films, Bombay. The movie had Dara Singh, Bambi, Madan Puri, Shetty, Agha, Randheer, Ulhas, Sundar, Samson, Jerry, Habeeb, ajit Singh, Paro, Shefali, Sanjid, Kamini, Bela Bose, Madhumati, Jayshree, Meenakshi, Roopam, Sushma etc in it.

The movie had four songs in it. Two of these songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the third song from “Jaalsaaz”(1969) to appear in the blog. the song is sung by Suman kalyanpur and Krishna Kalle. Anjaan is the lyricist. Music is composed by G S Kohli.

Only the audio of the song is available. One can guess that this song is a synchronisd dance song on two female dancers who perform it in a in the villain’s den. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of this lively dance song.


Tujhe kiya o kitna mana (Jaalsaaz)(1969) Singers-Suman Kalyanpur, Krishna Kalle, Lyrics-Anjaan, MD-G S Kohli

Lyrics

tujhe kiya o kitna mana
chori chori ye tera dekhna
hoy
uyi allah sab log samajh gaye
uyi allah sab log samajh gaye

tujhe kiya o kitna mana
chori chori ye tera dekhna
hoy
uyi allah sab log samjh gaye
uyi allah sab log samjh gaye

bindiya hanse lajaaye kajra
bairi kangna khanke
aa ha
laakh chhupaaya phir bhi khul gaye
bhed ye saare man ke
aa aa
teri nazar to daga kar gayi ee
teri kasam main to mar gayi
duniya ye saari muskaaye haaye
dil mera sharam se dooba jaaye haaye
uyi allah sab log samajh gaye
uyi allah sab log samajh gaye

tujhe kiya o kitna mana
chori chori ye tera dekhna
haaye
uyi allah sab log samajh gaye
uyi allah sab log samajh gaye

dekh ke tujhko dil dhadke
bin dekhe raha na jaaye
aa ha
dil ki haalat aisi ho to
kya koi samjhaaye
aa aa aa
tere bina kahin karaar nahin
o tera koi aitbaar nahin
kyu mujhe itna sataaye
haay julmi re
kyun aise tadpaaye haay
uyi allah sab log samajh gaye
uyi allah sab log samajh gaye

tujhe kiya o kitna mana
chori chori ye tera dekhna
haaye
uyi allah sab log samajh gaye
uyi allah sab log samajh gaye


This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in 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 : 3596 Post No. : 14353

Missing Films of 1960s – 72
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Today’s film of the 1960s being introduced is ‘Badmaash’ from 1969.  A very obscure and unfamiliar film, that is known only by its presence in the Geet Kosh. But I was surprised when I checked out the cast. This film belongs to the Sheikh Mukhtar genre. His films may not be blockbusters, but still they are known only because they are Sheikh Mukhtar films. Even so, this film is lesser known in comparison.

It is well known that Sheikh Mukhtar would be churning out films very regularly, but he never established a production house that sustained. Practically all his films are produced under different banners. This film is from the banner of Saras Chitra, Bombay and is directed by BJ Patel. The star cast of this film reads like Sheikh Mukhtar, Helen, Chandrashekhar, Padma, NA Ansari, Vishwa Mehra, Dalda, Shashimala, Satyen Kappu, Jilani, Chandrakala, Surya Kumar, Bhagwan, Rachna, Jayshree, Satish Vyas, Nawab, Jaswant, Ajeet, Abdul Sattar, Nanak, Motu, and Nandini Desai. The regulars are all there – Chandrashekhar, Helen, NA Ansari. And then of course the lesser known regulars. A nearly new name for that era, which appears in this list is Satyen Kappu. We have known him from his character roles in films of 1970s and onward. On checking his filmography, we find that he makes his debut in this film, in all likelihood. I say it this way, because the available information for character artists is not very accurate. This is the earliest film in which his name is listed.

There are only four songs listed in the Geet Kosh, for this film. All the songs are from the pen of Anjaan. The music director is Avinash Vyas. A little surprising to read his name associated with this film. Not that he does not have other B/C grade films in his portfolio. But most of his films are either religious / mythological or fantasy / costume drama. ‘Badmaash’ seems to be his only stunt / crime drama film.

The singing voice is Krishna Kalle. As I have been reviewing the films of second half of 1960s, I find her name appear quite regularly in songs of B/C grade films of that era. This song seems to be a club/bar song, and the performer appears to be drunk herself. Given the cast of actors, it would seem that Helen is the female lead in this film, opposite to Chandrashekhar. It is possible that this song may be performed by her. Another possibility is Padma, a name that I think refers to Padma Khanna, who was also a leading dance item performer of that era. I request other knowledgeable friends and readers to please add more information about the film and its songs.

Rendering by Krishna Kalle is just too good. These types of songs were a monopoly of Asha Bhosle and Geeta Dutt – actually more of Asha Bhosle in that period of latter part of 1960s. With this song, one can see the potential that Krishna Kalle had to compete with Asha Bhosle.  But well, history is history. Listen and enjoy this definitive performance by her.

 

Song – Utha Palken Mila Nazren  (Badmaash) (1969) Singer – Krishna Kalle, Lyrics – Anjaan, MD – Avinash Vyas

Lyrics

utha palken
mila nazren
ye paimaane chhalakne de
utha palken
mila nazren
ye paimaane chhalakne de
behakta hai
agar ye dil
bura kya hai behakne de
utha palken
mila nazren

idhar to dekh
kaisi pyaas
machli hai nigaahon mein
idhar to dekh
kaisi pyaas
machli hai nigaahon mein
dhadakte dil ko le le
shokh baahon ki panaahon mein
mohabbat ki
nai khushboo
se ye saansen mehakne de
utha palken
ay
mila nazren

ye maana
saagar o meena ka
dilkash daur hota hai
ye maana
saagar o meena ka
dilkash daur hota hai
magar aankhon se peene ka
mazaa kuchh aur hota hai
haseen palkon
ke saaye mein
naye saagar khanakne de
utha palken
mila nazren
ye paimaane chhalakne de
behakta hai
agar ye dil
bura kya hai behakne de
utha palken
mila nazren
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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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उठा पलकें
मिला नज़रें
ये पैमाने छलकने दे
उठा पलकें
मिला नज़रें
ये पैमाने छलकने दे
बहकता है
अगर ये दिल
बुरा क्या है बहकने दे
उठा पलकें
मिला नज़रें

इधर तो देख
कैसी प्यास
मचली है निगाहों में
इधर तो देख
कैसी प्यास
मचली है निगाहों में
धड़कते दिल को ले ले
शोख बाहों की पनाहों में
मोहब्बत की
नई खुशबू
से ये सांसें महकने दे
उठा पलकें

मिला नज़रें

ये माना
सागर ओ मीना का
दिलकश दौर होता है
ये माना
सागर ओ मीना का
दिलकश दौर होता है
मगर आँखों से पीने का
मज़ा कुछ और होता है
हसीन पलकों
के साये में
नए सागर खनकने दे
उठा पलकें
मिला नज़रें
ये पैमाने छलकने दे
बहकता है
अगर ये दिल
बुरा क्या है बहकने दे
उठा पलकें
मिला नज़रें


This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in 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 : 3595 Post No. : 14348

Missing Films of 1960s – 71
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Although into the seventies now, in terms of songs covered in this series, still there is a lot more to cover. Many more films from the 1960s are still waiting for their debut here on our blog.

Today’s film is ‘Sakhi Lutera’ from 1969. As discussed in some earlier post, the word ‘sakhi‘ here is not the Hindi word with the meaning – a lady friend. The word in the film title is an Urdu word that means – generous, munificent, a person who is liberal in giving to others. As you may be already guessing, and rightly so, this film is about the legendary thief Robin Hood, who steals from the rich and distributes to the poor.

In the annals of Hindi films, there are many films made on this legend. There is ‘Sakhi Lutera’ in 1934, then again in 1955 and then this one in 1969. We also have ‘Adventures of Robin Hood’ in 1965 and then ‘Sakhi Robin’ in 1962. There may be more, I have done a quick search to locate these films.

This film is produced under the banner of Shahnaaz Films, Bombay and is directed by Rustom B Irani. The cast of this film is listed as Azad, Tabassum, Hercules, Chandrakala, Sheikh, Jaani Babu, Shakeela Bano Bhopali, Ram Raseela, Habeeb, Sushma, Heeru Anand, Heera Sawant, Malik, Eruch Tarapur, Desai, Pintu, Toto, Haroon, Shafi, Daud, and Muhammad Sandow etc.

Geet Kosh lists 6 songs for this film. All songs are written by Aziz Ghaazi and the music is composed by BN Bali (aka Baldev Nath Bali). This song is sung by Krishna Kalle. On screen we see a very young Tabassum singing this song and trying to woo Azaad, who plays the role of Robin Hood. One of the films for which the video is available in public domain.

Enjoy this lovely song.

Song – Socha Hai Tum Se Pyaar Karun, Kya Khyaal Hai  (Sakhi Lutera) (1969) Singer – Krishna Kalle, Lyrics – Aziz Ghaazi, MD – BN Bali

Lyrics

socha hai tum se pyaar karun
kya khyaal hai
kaho ji
kya khyaal hai
socha hai tum se pyaar karun
kya khyaal hai
kaho ji
kya khyaal hai

dil mein sama ke rehte ho
nazron se door door
ek baar muskura ke idhar
dekh lo huzoor
kadmon pe dil nisaar karun
kya khyaal hai
kaho ji
kya khyaal hai
socha hai tum se pyaar karun
kya khyaal hai
kaho ji
kya khyaal hai

tabeer kya ye sach hai
mohabbat ke khwaab ki
jo kuchh bata rahi hain
nigaahen janaab ki
main in ka aitbaar karun
kya khyaal hai
kaho ji
kya khyaal hai
socha hai tum se pyaar karun
kya khyaal hai
kaho ji
kya khyaal hai

maine to tum ko chaaha sanam
dil aur jaan se
hasrat yahi hai keh do kabhi
tum bhi zubaan se
kab tak ye intezaar karun
kya khyaal hai
kaho ji
kya khyaal hai
socha hai tum se pyaar karun
kya khyaal hai
kaho ji
kya khyaal hai

kaho bhi na. . .

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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सोचा है तुमसे प्यार करूँ
क्या ख्याल है
कहो जी
क्या ख्याल है
सोचा है तुमसे प्यार करूँ
क्या ख्याल है
कहो जी
क्या ख्याल है

दिल में समा के रहते हो
नज़रों से दूर दूर
एक बार मुस्कुरा के इधर
देख लो हुज़ूर
कदमों पे दिल निसार करूँ
क्या ख्याल है
कहो जी
क्या ख्याल है
सोचा है तुमसे प्यार करूँ
क्या ख्याल है
कहो जी
क्या ख्याल है

ताबीर क्या ये सच है
मोहब्बत के ख्वाब की
जो कुछ बता रही हैं
निगाहें जनाब की
मैं इनका एतबार करूँ
क्या ख्याल है
कहो जी
क्या ख्याल है
सोचा है तुमसे प्यार करूँ
क्या ख्याल है
कहो जी
क्या ख्याल है

मैंने तो तुमको चाहा सनम
दिल और जान से
हसरत यही है कह दो कभी
तुम भी ज़ुबान से
कब तक ये इंतज़ार करूँ
क्या ख्याल है
कहो जी
क्या ख्याल है
सोचा है तुमसे प्यार करूँ
क्या ख्याल है
कहो जी
क्या ख्याल है


This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in 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 : 3587 Post No. : 14340

Missing Films of 1960s – 70
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Almost like a déjà-vu happening today.

The year is 1968, one more than the previous episode – we had the film ‘Jungle Ki Hoor’ from `1967 yesterday. Today, the film is ‘Lutera Aur Jaadugar’. The word ‘Jaam’ appears in the song title. And the word ‘tauba-aashiqan’ appears in the body of the song. Other similarities – well they go without saying.  A perfect gem of a song from an unknown film, composed by an equally obscure and unfamiliar music director – Suresh Kumar.

Suresh Kumar – a name that is not easily remembered as a music director. But on checking the Geet Kosh, we find that his outings in the field, in terms of films and songs is not trivial. We are talking here about a career that starts around early 1950s and continues well into the 1980s. Till 1980, the data available in GK, he as about sixty songs from 10 films to his credit as an independent solo music director. And then we also find out that he paired up with another music director M Talwar, and the two composed music under the duo name of Suresh-Talwar. As a duo there are another 80 odd songs from another additional 12 films. That certainly is not an ignorable size of body of work.

The film comes from the banner of Zubi Films, Bombay and is directed by D Raman. The cast of actors is listed as – Azaad, Nishi, Jagdeep, Tabassum, Mohan Choti, Rajan Haksar, Sherry, Meenakshi, Heera Sawant, Ram Raseela, Noorjahan, Zeb Sultan, Bibi Bai, Ghulam Sabir, Jilani, Gopu, Luckyram, Prince Arjun, Nadir, Rajrani, and Praveen Bano. Reading this list, it is clear that this is a B/C grade stunt cum fantasy film.

Seven songs are listed for this film. Two songwriters – Yogesh and Anjaan. This song is from the pen of Yogesh. The song is apparently a twin dance song. The singing voices are of Krishna Kalle and Usha Khanna. Ah yes, the MD appearing as a singer for another MD. Plus another claim to rarity – a very rare combination of singing voices.

Listening to the song, the image comes to mind of two dancers on screen, dancing in a king’s court or in a pub. And possibly one of the on screen dancers may be Nishi herself. A typical ‘maikhaana’ song, done really well, I am sure you will enjoy this discovery.

Song – Jaam Bhar Bhar Ke Pila De Mere Saaqiya  (Lutera Aur Jaadugar) (1968) Singer – Krishna Kalle, Usha Khanna, Lyrics – Yogesh, MD – Suresh Kumar
Both

Lyrics

jaam bhar bhar ke pila de mere saaqiya
mujhko deewaana bana de mere saaqiya
mere saaqiya
aisi pila naa utre nasha
jaam bhar bhar ke pila de mere saaqiya
mere saaqiya
aisi pila naa utre nasha
jaam bhar bhar ke pila de mere saaqiya

berukhi se tumhari sitamgar
hamen kab tak shikaayat rahegi
dekh le le duaaen hamaari
teri mehfil salaamat rahegi
teri mehfil salaamat rahegi
oo oo oo oo
yun bula ke na dagaa de mere saaqiya
mujhko deewaana bana de mere saaqiya
mere saaqiya
aisi pila naa utre nasha
jaam bhar bhar ke pila de mere saaqiya

haaye tauba-aashiqan baankpan ye
hum hain qurbaan teri adaa pe
jaam kab se hamaara hai khaali
bhar de bhar de zaraa muskuraa ke
bhar de bhar de zaraa muskuraa ke
oo oo oo oo
thodi aankhon ki mila de mere saaqiya
mujhko deewaana bana de mere saaqiya
mere saaqiya
aisi pila naa utre nasha
jaam bhar bhar ke pila de mere saaqiya
mujhko deewaana bana de mere saaqiya
mere saaqiya
aisi pila naa utre nasha
jaam bhar bhar ke pila de mere saaqiya. . .

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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जाम भर भर के पीला दे मेरे साकीया
मुझको दीवाना बना दे मेरे साकिया
मेरे साकिया
एसी पीला ना उतरे नशा
जाम भर भर के पीला दे मेरे साकीया
मुझको दीवाना बना दे मेरे साकिया
मेरे साकिया
एसी पीला ना उतरे नशा
जाम भर भर के पीला दे मेरे साकीया

बेरुखी से तुम्हारी सितमगर
हमें कब तक शिकायत रहेगी
देख ले ले दुआएं हमारी
तेरी महफिल सलामत रहेगी
तेरी महफिल सलामत रहेगी
ओ ओ ओ ओ
यूं बुला के न दग़ा दे मेरे साकीया
मुझको दीवाना बना दे मेरे साकिया
मेरे साकिया
एसी पीला ना उतरे नशा
जाम भर भर के पीला दे मेरे साकीया

हाए तौबा-आशिकन बांकपन ये
हम हैं क़ुर्बान तेरी अदा पे
जाम कब से हमारा है खाली
भर दे भर दे ज़रा मुस्कुरा के
भर दे भर दे ज़रा मुस्कुरा के
ओ ओ ओ ओ
थोड़ी आँखों की मिला दे मेरे साकीया
मुझको दीवाना बना दे मेरे साकिया
मेरे साकिया
एसी पीला ना उतरे नशा
जाम भर भर के पीला दे मेरे साकीया
मुझको दीवाना बना दे मेरे साकिया
मेरे साकिया
एसी पीला ना उतरे नशा
जाम भर भर के पीला दे मेरे साकीया॰ ॰ ॰


This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in 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 : 3586 Post No. : 14338

Missing Films of 1960s – 69
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This is a tried and tested mechanics. Whenever I have tried it, it has always worked like a charm. Maybe one should work on deriving some axiomatic theorem from this experience.

Dig out a film no one has heard about, even yourself. Try and locate some songs of this film. One or more artists associated with the song should be totally unfamiliar and less known. Check out the songs. You will find a song or songs which are so wonderfully attractive, that the mind is dumbfounded – where have these gems been buried, and that so for decades. Just does not settle into some sensible logic.

The year is 1967, not too far faded back in memory. The film is ‘Jungle Ki Hoor’ – an absolute unknown entity. I mean, now living in the age of Geet Kosh, we do see the listings, and know – OK, there is a film of that year with this name. But nothing more than that. And the situation does not change much, since no additional information can be sought out for films of such temper.

But then, you lay hands on some songs of this film. As I have been able to locate and acquire – a couple of songs of this film. Apparently just one record of this film has been traced so far in public domain. I know this film is listed in the homework list of missing films of 1960s. So I pull out the songs, listen to them, and am bowled over.

The song presented today is written by Sajan Bihari – a totally unfamiliar name. As I checked the Geet Kosh, I find this name appear only in one more film – ‘Bahut Door’ – an unreleased film from 1940s. Incidentally, the music director for both these films is BN Bali (aka Baldev Nath Bali). So sometimes in the 1940s, these two artists came together and created some songs. And then after almost two decades, they reunite for another film in 1967. As far as BN Bali is concerned, we encounter his name in some more listings, but Sajan Bihari – that’s it.

The film is a costume drama produced under the banner of NJ Productions, Bomby and is directed by SM Sheikh. The cast of actors includes Azaad, Indira, Khurshid, Tuntun, Habeeb, Maqbool, Nazeer Kashmiri, Fazal Khan, V Kishore, B Rupa, Noorjahan, Anand (Mamaji), Indian Charlie, Waliul Khan and Sheikh himself. Geet Kosh lists six songs for this film, with two songwriters identified – Madan and Sajan Bihari. Madan is not so much of an unknown entity now. Very active in the decade of 1960s and 1970s, he has almost a hundred songs to his credit listed in the Geet Kosh. And we have seven of his songs already showcased on our blog.

Sajan Bihari, on the other hand, is a mystery. Only three songs listed in the entire Geet Kosh, and the first one to find its place on our blog. I would request the more knowledgeable readers and friends to please add more information about this lyricist. And about this film also, if possible.

The singing voice is Krishna Kalle. A very beautifully rendered song, I am sure you will love it on first hear, as I did. Enjoy.

Song – Aaj Khushi Ka Jaam Le  (Jungle Ki Hoor) (1967) Singer – Krishna Kalle, Lyrics – Sajan Bihari, MD – BN Bali

Lyrics

laaaaaa
laa laa laa laa la la laa
laa laa laa laa la la laa
laa la la la
aaa haa haa haaaa haaa haaaaa

aaj khushi ka jaam le
pyaar ka daaman thaam le
teri nigaahen
dhokha naa khaayen
jazbaaye dil se kaam le

aaj khushi ka jaam le
pyaar ka daaman thaam le
teri nigaahen
dhokha naa khaayen
jazbaaye dil se kaam le
aaj khushi ka jaam le

husn ka jaadu
tauba-aashiqan hai
pyaase dilon ka
aaj milan hai
husn ka jaadu
tauba shikan hai
pyaase dilon ka
aaj milan hai
sab haseen
sab jawaan
sab haseen
sab jawaan
tub bhi kisi ka pyaam le
pyaar ka daaman thaam le
teri nigaahen
dhokha naa khaayen
jazbaaye dil se kaam le
aaj khushi ka jaam le

bikhre na meri
zulfon ka saagar
phaile na mere
nainon ka kaajal
bikhre na meri
zulfon ka saagar
phaile na mere
nainon ka kaajal
dekho sanam
behke kadam
dekho sanam
behke kadam
aa ke mujhe zara thaam le
pyaar ka daaman thaam le
teri nigaahen
dhokha naa khaayen
jazbaaye dil se kaam le
aaj khushi ka jaam le
pyaar ka daaman thaam le
teri nigaahen
dhokha naa khaayen
jazbaaye dil se kaam le
aaj khushi ka jaam le

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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ला॰॰आ॰॰॰
ला ला ला ला ल ल ला
ला ला ला ला ल ला
ला ल ल ल
आ हा हा हाss हाs हाsss

आज खुशी का जाम ले
प्यार का दामन थाम ले
तेरी निगाहें
धोखा ना खाएं
जज़्बए दिल से काम ले

आज खुशी का जाम ले
प्यार का दामन थाम ले
तेरी निगाहें
धोखा ना खाएं
जज़्बए दिल से काम ले
आज खुशी का जाम ले

हुस्न का जादू
तौबा-आशिक़न है
प्यासे दिलों का
आज मिलन है
हुस्न का जादू
तौबा-आशिक़न है
प्यासे दिलों का
आज मिलन है
सब हसीं
सब जवां
सब हसीं
सब जवां
तू भी किसी का पयाम ले
प्यार का दामन थाम ले
तेरी निगाहें
धोखा ना खाएं
जज़्बए दिल से काम ले
आज खुशी का जाम ले

बिखरे ना मेरी
ज़ुल्फों का जादू
फैले ना मेरे
नैनों का काजल
बिखरे ना मेरी
ज़ुल्फों का जादू
फैले ना मेरे
नैनों का काजल
देखो सनम
बहके कदम
देखो सनम
बहके कदम
आके ज़रा मुझे थाम ले
प्यार का दामन थाम ले
तेरी निगाहें
धोखा ना खाएं
जज़्बए दिल से काम ले
आज खुशी का जाम ले
प्यार का दामन थाम ले
तेरी निगाहें
धोखा ना खाएं
जज़्बए दिल से काम ले
आज खुशी का जाम ले


This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in 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 : 3498 Post No. : 14056

Missing Films of 1960s – 58
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1966 and 1967 appears to be very fertile years, as far as discovering obscure films and songs is concerned. I start searching for the films from these years, and I continue finding films and songs that seem to have been lost in time. A good number of them have already appeared online in one form or another. But there is still a good set that seem to be as yet unavailable online.

Today’s film – ‘Sheba And Hercules’ from 1967, is one of them. After some earlier comments from some readers on the blog and also some followers on YouTube, which corrected my statement about the song being posted for the first time, I try to be more cautious, and apply more effort to search the song before posting. So for this song today, I searched using many different options, but I am not able to trace any song of this film online. But I do not claim that the song is making a debut online, because I have been held in error of such statements before. So I will say that as far as my searches could show, I did not find this film and this song online as yet.

The name of the film itself indicates an obscure and a lost film. As dear Arun ji has also noted in one of his articles earlier, we can depend on the producers of Hindi films to create links across histories and across geographies; even to the extent of combining factual history and fictional characters. This endeavor to connect and to integrate disparate persona, events and aeons, is really ‘commendable’ – these producers and these films are working towards not just national integration, but also international integration. These producers deserve a big applause for their effort. 🙂

Case in point is this film. I am going by the title – since I have no clue as to the content and the storyline of the film. Hercules is a Roman God whose stories are part of the Roman Mythology. Incidentally, in Greek mythology also, a similar Hero/God appears, with a slightly altered name – Heracles. There are many similarities in the stories of these two, across these two cultures.

Queen Sheba is very much a historical persona, whose details are found in Biblical history, and from there connects are found in Jewish and Islamic history also. There is archaeological evidence that also supports this historical records. Sheba was the Queen of the kingdom of Saba – area in the southern Arabic peninsula that is current day Yemen. Her historical record is contemporaneous with King Solomon, who was the king of Israel in circa 970-931 BC. There is a detailed record of Queen Sheba’s visit to Israel, accompanied by a grand retinue, and of bringing many gifts of spices, dry fruits and other items, loaded on camels. The Jewish history records that the spices brought by Queen Sheba were of the type never seen and used before in Israel. There is a record of their conversations, in which Sheba asks many questions from Solomon, who is considered to be the wisest man who ever lived on this earth. After being satisfied with the answers she receives, she returns to her lands. Historians have recorded this visit as one of the earliest examples of a trade and cultural exchange delegation going from one nation to another.

But I digress. The point I am trying to arrive at is the these two mythological / historical personae – Hercules and Sheba – could never have possibly been contemporaneous in person. However, still, the producers of Hindi films have found a happy meeting ground for these two, in the film titled ‘Sheba And Hercules’. I would request other readers and friends to please add some information about the storyline of this film.

The film is a costume drama produced under the banner of Meena Films, Bombay and is directed by BS Chaudhry. The star cast includes Randhawa, Vijaya Chaudhary, Indira, Heeralal, Kamal Mehra, Tuntun, Rajan Kapoor, Trilok Singh, and Saudagar Singh amongst others. Geet Kosh tells us that there are six songs in this film. All songs have been written by Raja Mehdi Ali Khan and the music is by a gentleman named Chandan. Now this is a name that I have not encountered before. As I tried to look through the Geet Kosh, I am not able to locate any other reference to this name as a music director. Quite likely, this person, as many others who have given music in one or two films, would probably have been an assistant music director, and then got a chance to try his hand as an independent artist. But after one outing, did not get any more work in the industry.

The singing voice in this song is of Krishna Kalle. This is a song of ‘expression of love’, in which the lady is expressing her magnanimity that she is a benefactor, and that as a favor unto him, she has fallen in love with the gentleman to whom this song is being addressed. Now that is quite a thought. 🙂

So with this song, the film ‘Sheba And Hercules’ makes a debut on our blog. And so does the music director Chandan. I would request other knowledgeable readers and friends to please add more information about this film, and the music director.

Song – Jaao Ji Tum Pe Hum Merbaan Ho Gaye  (Sheba And Hercules) (1967) Singer – Krishna Kalle, Lyrics – Raja Mehdi Ali Khan, MD – Chandan

Lyrics

jaao ji

jaao ji
tum pe hum merbaan ho gaye
jaao ji
tum pe hum merbaan ho gaye
pyaar machla. . .
pyaar machla iraade jawaan ho gaye
jaao ji
jaao ji
tum pe hum merbaan ho gaye

ji machalta khamosh kaise rahen
ji machalta khamosh kaise rahen
tum se sharma ab aur kya kya kahen
tum se sharma ab aur kya kya kahen
haaye kya kya kahen
haaye zaalim
dil ke saare
dil ke saar afsaane bayaan ho gaye
jaao ji
jaao ji
tum pe hum merbaan ho gaye
jaao ji
tum pe hum merbaan ho gaye

kis ne tum se kaha door hum se raho
kis ne tum se kaha door hum se raho
mere dil ki suno  apne dil ki kaho
mere dil ki suno  apne dil ki kaho
aji dil ki kaho
haaye qaatil
tum to khamoshiyon
tum to khamoshiyon ki zubaan ho gaye
jaao ji
jaao ji
tum pe hum merbaan ho gaye
jaao ji
tum pe hum merbaan ho gaye

aaj allah kasam hum nahin hosh mein
aaj allah kasam hum nahin hosh mein
tum ko le lenge palkon ki aaghosh mein
tum ko le lenge palkon ki aaghosh mein
haaye aaghosh mein
haaye
aaj laila
aaj laila ki hum dastaan ho gaye
jaao ji
jaao ji
tum pe hum merbaan ho gaye

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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जाओ जी

जाओ जी
तुम पे हम मेरबाँ हो गए
जाओ जी
तुम पे हम मेरबाँ हो गए
प्यार मचला॰॰॰
प्यार मचला इरादे जवां हो गए
जाओ जी
जाओ जी
तुम पे हम मेरबाँ हो गए

जी मचलता है खामोश कैसे रहें
जी मचलता है खामोश कैसे रहें
तुमसे शर्मा अब और क्या क्या कहें
तुमसे शर्मा अब और क्या क्या कहें
हाए क्या क्या कहें
हाए ज़ालिम
दिल के सारे
दिल के सारे फसाने ब्याँ हो गए
जाओ जी
जाओ जी
तुम पे हम मेरबाँ हो गए
जाओ जी
तुम पे हम मेरबाँ हो गए

किसने तुमसे कहा दूर हमसे रहो
किसने तुमसे कहा दूर हमसे रहो
मेरे दिल की सुनो अपने दिल की कहो
मेरे दिल की सुनो अपने दिल की कहो
अजी दिल की कहो
हाए क़ातिल
तुम तो खामोशीयों
तुम तो खामोशीयों की ज़ुबाँ हो गए
जाओ जी
जाओ जी
तुम पे हम मेरबाँ हो गए
जाओ जी
तुम पे हम मेरबाँ हो गए

आज अल्लाह कसम हम नहीं होश में
आज अल्लाह कसम हम नहीं होश में
तुमको ले लेंगे पलकों की आग़ोश में
तुमको ले लेंगे पलकों की आग़ोश में
हाए आग़ोश में
हह हाए
आज लैला
आज लैला की हम दास्ताँ हो गए
जाओ जी
जाओ जी
तुम पे हम मेरबाँ हो गए


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Blog Day : 3462 Post No. : 13892

“Johar in Bombay” (1967) was directed by Shantilal Soni for Thakkar Films, Bombay. The movie had I S Johar, Sonia Sahni, K N Singh, Rajendranath, Madan Puri, Polson, Jeevankala etc in it.

This movie was one of several “Johar in…” series on movies, a bit like the “Carry on…” series of movies in Hollywood.
In this particular movie, I S Johar ties up with Rajendranath, both playing good for nothing slackers who somehow manage to save the coutry (if not the world) from evil scientists out to destroy the country (if not the world).

The movie had six songs in it. Five of these songs have been covered in the blog. Here is the sixth and final song from “Johar in Bombay” (1967). This song is a rare song in the sense that it is not available as a standalone song on YT as of now. The song is a roadside tamasha song where I s Johar and Rajendranath and seen performing a streetside dance alongwith their love interests- Sonia Sahni and Jeewankala (?). The dance performance have elements of punjabi folk dance followed by Maharashtrian lavani folk dance.

The song is sung by Mahendra Kapoor, S Balbir, Usha Timothy and Krishna Kalle. Qamar Jalalabadi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Usha Khanna.

Today (9 january 2018) happens to be the birth anniversary of Mahendra Kapoor (9 january 1934-27 september 2008). Quite fortuitously, this happens to the 300th song of Mahendra Kapoor in the blog. So this is a perfect tribute to the singer in the blog.

It also happens to be the 15th death anniversary of Qamar Jalalabadi (9 january 2003). So this song serves as a tribute to Qamar Jalalabadi as well.

With this song, “Johar in Bombay” (1967) joins the list of movies that have all their songs covered in the blog.


Song-Naach sasure naach nakhra ab na chalega (Johar in Bombay)(1967) Singers-Mahendra Kapoor, Balbir, Usha Timothy, Krishna Kalle, Lyrics-Qamar Jalalabadi, MD-Usha Khanna
Male singers together
Female singers together

Lyrics

kaise hote khel tamaashe
arre is duniya ke beech
o bandar se insaan bane
to insaan se ban gaye reechh

naach susure naach
nakhra ab na chalega
hoy naach susure naach
nakhra ab na chalega
naacha to haiwaan se insaan banega

hoy hoy
naacha to haiwaan se insaan banega
naach baaba naach
nakhra ab na chalega
naacha to haiwaan se insaan banega
naacha to haiwaan se insaan banega
naach baaba naach
nakhra ab na chalega

baari barsi khatan gaya
te khatak ke lyaanda taala
baari barsi khatan gaya
hoy
hoy baari barsi khatan gaya
te khatak ke lyaanda taala
ho ladki gulaab jaisi
aur ?? reechh hai saala
he ladki gulaab jaisi

baari barsi khatan gaya
te khatak ke lyaanda aara
baari barsi khatan gaya
te khatak ke lyaanda aara

ho taane mujhe dene waale
jaa dekha ishq tumhaara
ho taane mujhe dene waale

naach susure naach
nakhra ab na chalega

naach baaba naach
nakhra ab na chalega

ho saari nagariya
aa aa aa aa aa aa
saari nagariya ruk ruk dekhe
kaisi nautanki aayi
aga bai
kaisi nautanki aayi re
arre dekho yaaron khel naya
sasure ko nachaaye janwaai
sasure ko nachaaye janwaai
janwaai
janwaai

aga bai
ji ji ji ji ji ji
aga bai
ji ji ji ji ji

dil mein chhupaa hai
ae ae ae ae
dil mein chhupaa hai
pyaar kisi ka
karne chale hain bhalaai
haay raam
karne chale hain bhalaai

sasure ka bahaana hai
tere dil mein basi hai lugaai
lugaai
tere dil mein basi hai lugaai
lugaai
lugaai

ji ji ji ji ji ji ji
aga bai
ji ji ji ji ji ji ji

naach susure naach
nakhra ab na chalega

naach baaba naach
nakhra ab na chalega

oy naach sasure
naach baaba
naach sasure
naach baaba


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

Saga Of Sleepless Nights – 4
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kankariya maar ke jagaaya. . .
kal tu mere sapne mein aaya. . .

I believe this is another so verily a commonplace experience, waking up in the darkness of the night. The structured minds and the regimented ‘scientific’ thought process, has a very different view of what this sleeplessness is. On the other hand, a romantic, poetic mind will have an expression so totally different, and so wonderfully human. And if that mind is familiar with, and is a connoisseur of Hindi film music, that mind will have simply no difficulty in understanding. For there is so much that the song writers have written, and so much that the singers have rendered. . . about this waking up in the middle of a deep sleep.
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“Gehra Raaz” (1971) was directed by Niranjan for Salim Productions, Bombay. This B grade suspense movie had Sujit Kumar, Sofia (new find as they said those days), Sheikh Mukhtaar, Abhi Bhattacharya, Satyajit, Brahmchaari, Madhumati, Mohan Sherry, Eshwar, Dinani, Paro, Uma Dutt, Hiralal, Pardesi, Rani, Samson, Jelani, Lohani, Sadhna Khote, Sarla, Master Salim etc in it.
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