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This article is written by Avinash Scrapwala, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in other sites without the knowledge and consent of the web administrator of atulsongaday.me, then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Blog Day :

4923 Post No. : 16757

Today 9th January’2022 is eighty-eighth birth anniversary of singer Mahendra Kapoor.

He was born on 9th January’1934 and passed away on 27th September’2008.

We remember him on this occasion and pay our tributes by listening to a song sung by him here on this blog. I am a big fan, if not a great fan, of Mahendra Kapoor songs.
These include patriotic songs and songs from other genres too.

After getting associated with this blog I have tried to bring many of his songs which so far are not posted on the blog.

Today’s song is one such song which I have noted long time back or almost nine years back.

This song is from the movie ‘Santosh-1989’.

One song from this movie has already been posted on the blog.

‘Santosh-1989’ was an ‘East-n-West Movies’ presentation. It was produced and directed by Balbir Wadhawan.
Hansraj Wadhawan was the production controller of this movie. It had Manoj Kumar, Rakhee, Hema Malini, Shatrughan Sinha, Prem Chopra, Nirupa Roy, Kamini Kaushal, Amjad Khan, Madan Puri, Sarika, Abhi Bhattacharya, Krishna Dhawan, Pinchoo Kapoor, Om Shivpuri, Praveen Kumar, and others.

Story of ‘Santosh-1989’ was written by Kaushal Bharti. Editing of this movie was done by V.V. Kamat (assisted by Ashok Naik).
Cinematography was done by Radian Kinagi.

This movie had six songs. Lyrics for the songs of this movie were written by Santosh Anand (five songs) and Manoj Kumar (one song). Music was composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal.

It was passed by Censor board on 28.02.1989.

A brief about this movie has been taken from IMDB and reproduced here below.

Cold-hearted and manipulative Kamla has fallen in love with a poor man and marries him and has a child named Santosh. She soon realizes that life is not fun living in poverty, and abandons her child and husband, and returns back to her father and his wealth. She re-marries millionaire Kailashpathi, and has a child named Kundan from him. Years pass by, Kundan and Santosh have both grown up. Kundan is the owner of the mill with his mom, while Santosh is a struggling mill worker, and a union worker. A confrontation ensues between the mill and the workers, and Kamla is able to negotiate a settlement and get the workers back to work but fails to keep the promise. Santosh opposes this, and she sets her goons and Kundan against him. Santosh is abducted and held prisoner by Kamla and Kundan, and the only way he can be released is when he compromises with them.

Today’s song is sung by Mahendra Kapoor. It is lip-synced by Manoj Kumar. Also seen in the picturization of this song is Herma Malini.

Lyrics are by Santosh Anand and music was composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal.

Listening to today’s song may remind some, the well song ‘aur nahin bas aur nahin, gham ke pyaale aur nahin’ from ‘Roti, Kapada Aur Makaan-1974’. I like this song and today’ song very much.

Let us now listen to today’s song which is written by Santosh Anand and composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal.

Enjoy!!!

Video

Audio (Longer)

Song-Aaj main bechain hoon yaar main bechain hoon (Santosh)(1989) Singer-Mahendra Kapoor, Lyrics-Santosh Anand, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal
female chorus,
male chorus,
all chorus

Lyrics

Aaj main bechain hoon
Yaar main bechain hoon
Aaj main bechain hoon
Yaar main bechain hoon
Hoon oon
Aaj main bechain hoon
Yaar main bechain hoon

Ye mahaz tanhaayiyaan
Dard ki angdaayiyaan
Ye mahaz tanhaayiyaan
Dard ki angdaayiyaan
Maut ki parchhaayiyaan
Yaar main bechain hoon
Aaj main bechain hoon
Yaar main bechain hoon
Hoon oon
Aaj main bechain hoon
Yaar main bechain hoon

Ek nabh mein maahtaab
Ek gori ka shabaab
Ek nabh mein maahtaab
Ek gori ka shabaab
Ek mere din kharaab
Yaar main bechain hoon
Aaj main bechain hoon
Yaar main bechain hoon
Hoon oon
Aaj main bechain hoon
Yaar main bechain hoon

Hmm hmm hmm

Ye mahal ye takhto taaj
Ye mahal ye takhto taaj
Ye mahal ye takhto taaj
Ye sharifon ke rawaaz
Hai kahaan bandaa nawaaz
Yaar main bechain hoon
Aaj main bechain hoon
Yaar main bechain hoon
Hoon oon
Aaj main bechain hoon
Yaar main bechain hoon

Geet gaana hai manaa
Muskurana hai manaa
Geet gaana hai manaa aa
Muskurana hai manaa
Sar uthaana hai manaa
Yaar main bechain hoon
Aaj main bechain hoon
Yaar main bechain hoon
Hoon oon
Aaj main bechain hoon
Yaar main bechain hoon

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 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
Aa
Aa
Aa
Aa
Aa
Aa

Ye to zindagi nahin
Jisko jee rahein hain ham
Aas koi bhi nahin
Ghut ke reh gaya hai dam

Chal rahaa hai karwaan
Aa aa
Chal rahaa hai karwaan
Chal rahaa hai karwaan
Aa aa
Chal rahaa hai naujawaan
So rahe hai rehnuma
Yaar main bechain hoon
Aaj main bechain hoon
Yaar main bechain hoon
Hoon oon

Aaj main bechain hoon
Yaar main bechain hoon
Aaj main bechain hoon
Yaar main bechain hoon


This article is written by Avinash Scrapwala, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in other sites without the knowledge and consent of the web administrator of atulsongaday.me, then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Blog Day :

4921 Post No. : 16751

#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 154 # (Actress Reena Roy’s birth anniversary)
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Today 7th January’2022 is the 65th birthday of actress Reena Roy (born on 07th January’1957).

In my growing years,(the seventies) and further in eighties she was one of the leading actresses in Bollywood.

I got to watch many of her movies in my growing years and later when I was a grown-up boy.

I have earlier written an article on her birthday on the blog. I am not going to repeat the same again. I liked her performance in all the movies which I have watched of her so far. I love to watch her movies whenever I get a chance or whenever they are played on TV channels.

The discussion on the movies of the ‘decade of seventies’ is incomplete without the mention of this actress and her films. We are not going to discuss the list of her movies in this article. She had been a part of many prominent movies of the ‘seventies’ and ‘early eighties.’ And today’s movie is one of her prominent movies from the end-seventies.

Today’s movie is ‘Jaani Dushman-1979’.

“Jaani Dushman-1979’ was directed by Raj Kumar Kohli for his home productions ‘Shankar Movies, Bombay’.

Raj Kumar Kohli was also the producer of this movie.

The movie had a long list of star cast like Sunil Dutt, Sanjeev Kumar, Shatrughan Sinha, Reena Roy, Neeta Mehta, Shobhini Singh, Roopesh Kumar, Madan Puri, Shakti, Anwar Hussain, Amrish Puri, Murad, Sulochana, Jayshree T., Indrani Mukherji, Aarti, Sheetal, Raza Murad, Jagdeep, Paintal Mac Mohan, Ram Soni, Maruti and a long list of other artists.

Vinod Mehra, Vikram, Prem Nath, Rekha, Neetu Singh, Bindiya Goswami, Sarika make special appearance in this movie.

Yogeeta Bali and Aruna Irani make a guest appearance in this movie.

And actor Jeetendra make a ‘above-all – special appearance’ in this movie.

Screenplay of this movie was written by Charandas Shokh, and Jaggi Ram Pal. Story Idea of this movie was by Hakim Lata.

Dialogues in this movie were written by Inder Raj Anand. Editing of this movie was done by Shyam and he was assisted by Kishan and Kalyan.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 06.04.1979 under ‘A’ certificate.

This movie had six songs written by Verma Malik and composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal.

Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, Mohd Rafi, Asha Bhonsle, Anuradha, and Shatrughan Sinha had given their voices to the songs of this movie.

Following is the list of songs of this movie.

SNo. Song Title Singer/s Posted On
01 Chalo re doli uthhaao kahaar Mohd Rafi 31.07.2019
02 O meri jaan bol meri jaan Kishore Kumar, Anuradha 28.11.2015
03 Tere haathon mein pahna ke choodiyaan Mohd Rafi, Asha Bhonsle, chorus 28.12.2008
04 Saare rishtey naate tod ke aa gayi Lata Mangeshkar Being discussed today
05 Sun bhai saadho, bol re maadho Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle, Mahendra Kapoor, chorus 24.07.2018
06 Aisi waisi naa samajh sajanaa Asha Bhonsle, Shatrughan Sinha

We can see from the above table that four songs of this movie have already been posted on the blog earlier. This movie started its journey on the blog in the initial period of the blog viz in 2008- the first year of the blog.

However, the second song from this movie had to wait for almost seven years and it was posted on 28.11.2015. This movie again got overlooked and its third and fourth songs were posted on the blog on 24.07.2018 & 31.07.2019 respectively. Its after another ‘more than two-years’ gap that the fifth song from this movie is being discussed on the blog.

I wish to see this movie in the ‘Yippeeee-land’ and that is the reason I selected a song from this movie. Earlier I was looking for a new movie to be introduced on the blog and had almost finalized a song from it. But now let us help 😊 ‘Jaani-Dushman’ to a step closer to ‘Yippeeee-land’.

Today’s song is the sole Lata Mangeshkar song in this movie. This is also a solo song.
On screen it is Reena Roy lip-syncing the song and we can see Sunil Dutt in the picturisation of this song with Reena Roy.

Wishing Reena Roy, a ‘very happy birthday’ and a ‘healthy’ and ‘peaceful’ life ahead, let us now listen to the today’s song.

The available video of this song is a partial one and the audio version is having full song.

Over to the song now …

Audio (Longer)

Video (Partial)

Song-Saare rishtey naate tod ke aa gayi (Jaani Dushman)(1979) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Verma Malik, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics

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

saare rishtey naate tod ke aa gayi
le main tere waastey
sab chhod ke aa gayi
le main tere waastey
sab chhod ke aa gayi
saare rishtey naate tod ke aa gayi
le main tere waastey
sab chhod ke aa gayi
le main tere waastey
sab chhod ke aa gayi ee
le main tere waastey
sab chhod ke aa gayi
le main tere waastey
sab chhod ke aa gayi

likh di hai tere naam
pyaar bhari arzi
ho o o
likh di hai tere naam
pyaar bhari arzi
dukh dena
sukh dena
aage teri marzi
sukh dena
sukh lena
aage teri marzi
ho o o
o o o o o
tujhse naseeb ko main
jod ke aa gayi
le main tere waastey
sab chhod ke aa gayi
le main tere waastey
sab chhod ke aa gayi

donon nahin jaante
dil ka lagaanaa
ho o o
donon nahin jaante
dil ka lagaanaa
main bhi anjaani thhi ee
tu bhi anjaanaa
main bhi anjaani thhi ee
tu bhi anjaanaa
ho o o
o o o
phir bhi tere sang
man jod ke aa gayi
le main tere waastey
sab chhod ke aa gayi
le main tere waastey
sab chhod ke aa gayi

toone bulaaya jab
toone pukaaraa
ho o o
toone bulaaya jab
toone pukaaraa
rokne lagaa meri raahen
jag saaraa
rokne lagaa meri raahen
jag saaraa
ho o o
o o o o
saare jag se main
mukh mod ke aa gayi
le main tere waastey
sab chhod ke aa gayi
le main tere waastey
sab chhod ke aa gayi
le main tere waastey
sab chhod ke aa gayi ee
le main tere waastey
sab chhod ke aa gayi


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Blog Day :

4918 Post No. : 16745

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2012-2022) – Song No. 04
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This day ten years ago (4 January 2012) saw as many as eight songs discussed in the blog.

Here is the list of the songs that were covered in the blog on 4 january 2012:-

Blog post number Song Movie (Year) MD Lyricist Singer(s) Remarks
5241 Jeewan ki beena ka taar boley Raani Roopmati (1959) S N Tripathi Bharat Vyas Lata Movie YIPPEED by now
5242 Phool sa chehra chaand si rangat Raat Aur Din(1967) Shankar Jaikishan Hasrat Jaipuri Rafi Movie YIPPEED by now
5243 Teri haseen nigaah ka ehsaanmand hoon Devi(1970) Laxmikant Pyarelal Anand Bakshi Rafi-Lata 2 songs covered out of 5
5244 Tan mann tere rang rangoongee Archana (1973) Shankar Jaikishan Neeraj Lata 3 songs covered out of 6
5245 Diye jalte hain phool khilte hain Namak Haraam(1973) R D Burman Anand Bakshi Kishore Kumar Movie YIPPEED by now
5246 Kisi baat par main kisi se khafaa hoon Bemisaal(1982) R D Burman Anand Bakshi Kishore Kumar Movie YIPPEED by now
5247 Apne hothhon ki bansi banaa le mujhe Gambler(1970) S D Burman Neeraj Lata-Kishore Kumar Movie YIPPEED by now
5248 Zindagi ke safar mein guzar jaate hain jo makaam AapKi Kasam (1974) R D Burman Anand Bakshi Kishore Kumar Movie YIPPEED by now

One can notice that six out of eight movies whose songs were covered ten years ago have since been YIPPEED. Only two movies, whose songs were covered that day are eligible for Blog Ten Year Challenge today on 4 January 2022.

“Devi”(1970) is one of the movies that is eligible for Blog Ten Year Challenge today (4 January 2022).

“Devi”(1970) was T M Kittu and A V Subrahmaniam and directed by V Madhusudan Rao for Olympic Pictures. The movie had Nutan, Sanjeev Kumar, Rehman, Madan Puri, Mehmood, Aruna Irani, Farida Jalal, Lalita Pawar, Sulochana Latkar, Manmohan Krishna, Gajanan Jagirdar, Mukri, Lalita Kumari, Dina Pathak, Manorama , baby Sarika etc in it.

“Devi”(1970) had five songs in it. Two songs have been covered in the blog. Here are their details:-

Song Date of post Singer(s)
Maine ek ladki pasand kar li 30 August 2008 Rafi
Teri haseen nigaah ka ehsaanmand hoon 4 January 2012 Rafi-Lata

As “blog Ten Year Challenge” today (4 January 2022), here is a song from “Devi”(1970). The song is sung by Rafi and a kid voice, credited as a kid who would later be known as Baba Sahgal.

Anand Bakshi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal.

Only the audio of the song is available. My guess is that the song is picturised on Sanjeev Kumar and Baby Sarika. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of the song.


Song-Kya jhoothha lagta hai kya sachcha lagta hai (Devi)(1970) Singers-Rafi, Baba Sahgal, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal
Chorus

Lyrics

kya jhoothha lagta hai
kya sachha lagta hai
bol munne tujhko kya achha lagta hai
lollipop lollipop lollipop lollipop
lollipop lollipop lollipop
lollipop lollipop lollipop lollipop
lollipop lollipop lollipop

kya phheeka lagta hai
kya meethha lagta hai
arrey bol munne tujhko kya achha lagta hai
lollipop lollipop lollipop lollipop
lollipop lollipop lollipop

o mere pyaare
ye bata de
kya hai bhalaayi aur
kya hai buraayi raaja
o mere pyare
hmm
ye bata de
kya
kya hai bhalayi aur kya hai buraayi raja ho o
kya bhala lagta hai
mor
kya bura lagta hai
chor
bol munne tujhko kya achha lagta hai
lollipop

lollipop lollipop lollipop lollipop
lollipop lollipop lollipop

laa laa laa laa
laa laa laa laa laa
laa

hey
laa laa laa laa
laa laa laa laa laa
laa

baaten nirali karta hai tu
ek sawal ka jawaab to zara de tu
baaten nirali karta hai tu
ek sawal ka jawaab to zara de tu
ho o
kya mushqil lagta hai
kuchh nahin
kya aasaan lagta hai
sab kuchh
arey bol munne tujhko
kya achha lagta hai
lollipop lollipop lollipop lollipop
lollipop lollipop lollipop

lollipop lollipop lollipop lollipop
lollipop lollipop lollipop

hey hey heyhey hey heyhey hey hey
hey hey hey hey hey


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Blog Day :

4903 Post No. : 16708

“Aansoo Ban Gaye Phool” (1969) was was produced by S M Sagar and Anoop Kumar and directed by Satyen Bose for Anoop Kumar Productions, Bombay. The movie had Ashok Kumar, Deb Mukherjee, Alka, Nirupa Roy, Raj Mehra, Anoop Kumar, Rakesh, Helen, Pran, Kumud Tripathi, Manik Dutt, Kumari Uma, Mughni Abbasi, Shekhar Purohit, Janki Das, Tarun Ghosh, Bazid Khan, Radhey Shyam, Gautam Mukherjee, Pardesi, Uma Dutt, Madhup Sharma, Prakash Misra, Behari, M.A. Latif, Vinod Sharma, Lalit Kapoor, Genius, Ramlal, Amrit Rana, Nadir, Deepak, Aziz Siddiqui,Habib etc in it.

The movie had five songs in it. Three songs have been covered soo far.

Here is the fourth song from “Aansoo Ban Gaye Phool” (1969) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Asha Bhonsle. Taj Bhopali is the lyricist. Music is composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal.

The song is picturised as a cabarat dance song on Helen. One can watch lots of other actors milling around the dance floor which also doubled up as Villain’s den in Hindi movies of those days.

One can see four guitarists also. I have a feeling that they may be related in some way or the others to the dancers of Hindi movies. I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify the various actors seen in the picturisation.


Song-Ho o suno to jaani (Aansoo Ban Gaye Phool)(1969) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Taj Bhopali, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics

ho o
suno to jaani
ho o
meri kahaani
ho o
suno to jaani
ho o
meri kahaani
arre duniya hai mere peechhe
aur main teri deewaani
ho o
suno to jaani
ho o meri kahaani
arre duniya hai mere peechhe
aur main teri deewaani

teri aankhon ne haa
teri baaton ne
haaa
ye kya jaadu kar daala
tadpe meri jawaani
aisa na ho
sh
koi sunta ho
sh
ulfat karni hai tumse
ab to hai ji mein thhaani
ab to hai ji mein thhaani
aha aa
hahahaha
ha ho o
suno to jaani
ha ho o meri kahaani
arre duniya hai mere peechhe
aur main teri deewaani

llalalalalalalalala
lalalalalala
aah

ye ghabraana
haaye
ye sharmana
haaye
le legi jaan ek din
zaalim ada suhaani
ab jaaoge tum
kab aaoge tum
ye to kehdo phir hogi kis roz meharbaani
kis roz meharbaani
aa haa
hahahaha
o ho o
suno to jaani
o ho o
meri kahaani
arre duniya hai mere peechhe
aur main teri deewaani
ho o
suno to jaani
ho o
meri kahaani
arre duniya hai mere peechhe
aur main teri deewaani


This article is written by Peevesie’s mom, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in other sites without the knowledge and consent of the web administrator of atulsongaday.me, then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Blog Day :

4887 Post No. : 16684

Hullo Atuldom

Chal chameli baagh mein was a post by our Nahmji to wish Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma (one-half of the Laxmi-Pyare duo) on his 80th birthday. The song was from Shubash Ghai’s “Krodhi”. The post also gives us a brief synopsis of the movie, the cast and people associated with the music of the film.

Today’s song is sung by Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhonsle as playback for Shashi Kapoor and Zeenat Aman. It is a song at the wedding of Zeenat’s sister (Madhu Malhotra is the actress) and of the chhed-chhaad variety where the ‘ladkiwaale’ and ‘ladkewaale’ keep talking of the benevolence of the bride and groom towards each other. It was a song which I had in memory for a long time and Nahmji’s post last year brought it out of cold-storage (so to speak).

We remember the cute gentleman ‘Shashi Kapoor’ today on his 4th death anniversary today. He had a long run on the silver screen having begun as a child actor in the late 40s with movies like his brother, Raj Kapoor’s directorial “Aag” & “Awaara”. He had played the childhood of Ashok Kumar in ‘Sangram’ and Bharat Bhushan in ‘Dana Paani’, he was credited as Master Shashiraj in these movies. An interesting trivia that I just recollected is that he has played Ashok Kumar’s son in a few films in the ’70s and ’80s and Bharat Bhushan’s son in ‘Pyar Ka Mausam’ (there may be other such movies too).

He made a charming pair with all of his female co-stars be it Nanda, Mumtaz, Rekha, Rakhee, Hema, Parveen Babi, Sharmila Tagore, Babita and many others. He was cast opposite Indrani Mukherjee in his first adult role in ‘Dharmputra’ and his final film appearance was in the 1998 Pakistani-British epic biographical film ‘Jinnah’ where he was the narrator.

I was particularly in love with his pairing with Amitabh Bachchan, the two appeared together in 12 films starting with ‘Roti Kapda Aur Makaan’. He had acted in about 116 films of which 61 were as solo hero and 55 were multi-starrers. At one point in his career his older brother Raj Kapoor had called him a ‘Taxi’ as he was working in many movies at the same time.

Let us also take this opportunity to wish our own Zeenie Baby on turning 70 this year. Her birthday was on 19th November. For fans of Bollywood, who were young or kids in the ’70s, it may be difficult to believe that Zeenat Aman turned 70. Zeenat- who was a style icon in her days. An actress who was not always cast as the typical Bharatiya Nari. An actress who was comfortable in whatever she wore even if it was a two-piece bikini- which was, not exactly, a preferred costume of the actresses of her period specially if they played the main lead. She had a unique style and diction for delivering her dialogues which made her the perfect choice for playing modern convent-educated characters back then. She was a decent dancer too.

Missing the super cute Balbir Raj Kapoor a.k.a. Shashi Kapoor and wishing health and happiness to Zeenat Aman.

Audio

Video

Song-Ladki tumhaari kanwaari rah jaati (Krodhi)(1981) Singers-Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal
Male chorus
Female chorus

Lyrics

ladki waalon
hoy ladke waalon
ladki waalon
hoy ladke waalon

hmmmm
ladki tumhaari kanwaari rah jaati
ladki tumhaari kanwaari rah jaati
ji maano hamaara ehsaan
ke ladke ne
ke ladke ne haan kar di
maano hamaara ehsaan
ke ladke ne haan kar di

ho o ho o o
ho o
ladka tumhaara kanwaara rah jaata
ladka tumhaara kanwaara rah jaata
ji maano hamaara ehsaan
ke ladki ne
ke ladki ne haan kar di

maano hamaara ehsaan
ke ladki ne haan kar di

o ladke ke doston
o o o o
o ladke ke doston
pehle tum yeh kaam karo
ladki lene aaye ho
jhuk kar hamko salaam karo o o

jhuk kar hamko salaam karo
ladki ki saheliyon
ho o o o
ladki ki saheliyon
ham jo zidd par aayenge
ladki lene aaye hain
tumko bhi le jaayenge
tumko bhi le jaayenge
tumko bhi le jaayenge
hey ae
gussa yeh saara ka saara rah jaata aa
gussa yeh saara ka saara rah jaata
ji maano hamaara ehsaan
ke ladki ne haan kar di

maano hamaara ehsaan
ke ladki ne haan kar di

ho o o o o

ham kab maan’ne waale thhe
ham kab maan’ne waale thhe
jaane kaise maan gaye
ladki jaadugarni hai
jaan gaye pehchaan gaye
ham jaan gaye pehchaan gaye
ladke ne sau kat likhe
tab ham ne ikraar kiya
ladki ko iss shaadi pe
mushkil se taiyyaar kiya

mushkil se taiyyaar kiya
saari ki saari taiyyaari rah jaati
saari ki saari taiyyaari rah jaati
ji maano hamaara ehsaan
ki ladke ne haan kar di
maano hamaara ehsaan
ke ladke ne haan kar di

maano hamaara ehsaan
ke ladki ne haan kar di

ke ladke ne haan kar di
ke ladki ne haan kar di
ke ladke ne haan kar di
ke ladki ne haan kar di


This article is written by Peevesie’s mom, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in other sites without the knowledge and consent of the web administrator of atulsongaday.me, then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

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4526

Hullo Atuldom

Remembering our very own Abhas Kumar Ganguly with this post on his death anniversary. It is 34 years since he bade goodbye to this mortal world but his works are still with us- his fans and followers.

He was a versatile singer, actor, writer, producer, director, composer etc. In short an all-rounder who was the voice of many generations of actors beginning with Dev Anand for whom his voice was first used in 1948. World over, lovers of Hindi film music just love and adore this artiste and he himself was a huge fan of the actor-singer of the early-talkies and films of the ’30s and ’40s- K.L. Saigal. Abhas Kumar Ganguly had a great respect for the poet/ musician Rabindranath Tagore.

He could sing an ‘eena meena deeka’ with the same ease as he sang ‘koi humdum na raha koi sahara na raha’. His fans loved his voice on Ashok Kumar, Dev Anand, Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Jeetendra and every single actor that graced the silver-screen from 1948 (when he made his debut) to 1987 (till death took him away from us). There were some actors of the older generation (meaning ’50s and ’60s) who had other singers as their permanent go-to voice; but Kishore Kumar (as Abhas Kumar Ganguly was popularly called) sang for these people in the later part of their careers- post 1970, I mean to say. Kishoreda’s voice was used for the next generation of actors too meaning Dharam’s son Sunny, Rajendra Kumar’s son Kumar Gaurav, Sunil Dutt’s son Sanjay Dutt , and all of Raj Kapoor’s sons etc. in addition to the new entrant actors of the ’70s and ’80s like Govinda, Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff etc. I have a feeling that if he had been around then the Khans of the ’90s would have sounded different but that was not to be.

It is Sharad Navaratri and so I searched for a song/mata bhajan to go with this post. I am not sure how many songs Kishoreda has sung in this genre, but I do remember there are a few under Bappi Lahiri and Laxmi Pyare’s music direction in some ‘made in South India’ films.
Today’s is from the 1986 release “Swarag Se Sundar”. On-screen Jaya Prada and Jeetendra lip-sync to Kishoreda and Lata didi and appeal to the Devi maa to cure the child of their family, of whatever ailment it is suffering from; the “dawa ki nahin, dua ki zaroorat hai” situation (I have seen this movie a few times over the years, the child is shown to have high fever).

“Swarag Se Sundar” was a movie directed by K. Bapaiah, had dialogues by Kadar Khan, songs written by Anand Bakshi and Laxmi-Pyare were the music composers. Asha Bhonsle, Lata Mangeshkar and Kishore Kumar were the playback singers used. Mithun Chakraborty and Padmini Kolhapure played the second couple with Shubha Khote, Aruna Irani, Shoma Anand, Kadar Khan, Prem Chopra, Asrani, Bharat Bhushan, Satyen Kappu etc in supporting cast.
Thinking of Kishoreda on his anniversary

Audio

Video

Song-Maata prakat ho door sankat ho (Swarg Se Sundar)(1986) Singers-Kishore Kumar, Lata, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal
Both

Lyrics

maata prakat ho
door sankat ho
maata prakat ho
door sankat ho o o
ho devi maata raani toone sabki maani
ho devi maata raani toone sabki maani
hum pe bhi ho jaaye
hum pe bhi ho jaaye teri meharbaani

ho devi maata raani toone sabki maani
hum pe bhi ho jaaye
hum pe bhi ho jaaye teri meharbaani
ho devi maata raani toone sabki maani

maata tu mahaan hai
mamta ki pehchaan hai
maata tu mahaan hai
mamta ki pehchaan hai
lena teri shaan nahin
dena teri shaan hai
toot na jaaye aaj ye
toot na jaaye aaj ye teri reet puraani
ho devi maata raani
toone sabki maani
ho devi maata raani
toone sabki maani

tere dwaare pe maine deepak din raat jalaaye hain
tere dwaare pe maine deepak din raat jalaaye hain
isiliye kya maata toone mere haath jalaaye hain
isiliye kya maata toone mere haath jalaaye hain
sun le maata tu meri
sun le maata tu meri ye ankahi kahaani
ho devi maata raani toone sabki maani
ho devi maata raani toone sabki maani

tere mandir se hum khaali haath na vaapas jaayenge
tere mandir se hum khaali haath na vaapas jaayenge
teri chaukat pe sar takra takra ke ae mar jaayenge ae
teri chaukat pe sar takra takra ke ae mar jaayenge
jaan ke badle denge
jaan ke badle denge hum jaan ki kurbaani
ho devi maata raani
toone sabki maani
hum pe bhi ho jaaye
hum pe bhi ho jaaye teri meharbaani
ho devi maata raani toone sabki maani
maata prakat ho
door sankat ho
maata prakat ho
door sankat ho
maata prakat ho
door sankat ho


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#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 151 # Qawwalis – 14 #
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Qawwalis were common in Hindi films when I was growing up(1968-1983). As I grww watching them in the movies in my childhood, some qawwalis left lasting impression on my impressionable mind.

Qawwalis like ‘raaz ki baat kehdoon to’, ‘jhoom baraabar jhoom sharaabi’, ‘shirdiwaale sai baba’, ‘raat abhi baaki hai baat abhi baaki hai’, ‘mehangaayi maar gayi’, were the most heard qawwalis when I was growing.

‘Chadhhta sooraj dheere dheere dhalta hai dhal jaayega’ was a favourite of all ‘orchestras’ and one person from a Orchestra from Jalgaon used to sing it so well that always left the audience ‘spell-bound’. I remember this qawwali ever since.

All these qawwalisgrew up on me as I grew up in my life.

I have a special fascination for this genre of music. It always takes me to an entirely different ‘musical world’.

In the movies of ‘seventies’ qawwalis were a major attraction in the movies. Qawwalis like ‘ham to jhuk kar salaam karte hain’, ‘ham lootne aayen hain’, etc. were liked very much by the audience. There may be many more which I could have missed to mention here.

Jaani Babu Qawwal, Shakila Bano Bhopali and Aziz Nazan were the names I particularly remember whenever there was a discussion on qawwalis.
And as I had mentioned in my posts earlier that another name which I vaguely remembered was Shankar-Shambhu. At that age I could not understand the greatness of these peoples, and it is only after coming into the contact of this blog, that I got to read, learn, and know about these stalwarts in Qawwalis.

There was a phase when disco made an entry into HFM in mid-eighties to let us say till mid-nineties when Qawwalis took a little backseat (I think), otherwise they were always likened and had always been an integral part of HFM. In the recent years we have seen many Qawwalis in Hindi Films. The new digital age, technological advances in music instruments have enriched the presentation of Qawwalis. Movie makers have been experimenting by including ‘qawwali song’ or ‘fusion qawwali songs’ in their movies.

In Hindi movies qawwalis are woven with the story topic of the movie. So, we have ‘’romantic qawwalis’, ‘men vs women’, ‘husn aur ishq’, ‘celebrating a festival’, ‘devotional qawwalis’, ‘chor-police’, ‘marriage celebration’, ‘mujrim-munsif’, ‘scoring peanuts over each other’ (Atulogy), ‘nok-jhonk’, ‘teasing each other’, ‘musical competition’, and other types of qawwalis in our movies.

Or it may be a competition of poetry between two groups (read men and women mostly) where ‘qawwalis’ would perfectly fit into the plot of a movie.

In many movies they have been used to keep the suspense intact where actors, actresses would disguise themselves and enter the villain’s den to rescue their partners/friends caught by the villain. Or sometimes the villain will kidnap close relatives of the hero or heroine in the movie and ask for a ‘hefty’ ransom. And the hero/heroine would plan a song or disguise as a ‘musical-troupe’ to enter the ‘villain’s den’ to rescue a ‘child’, ‘relatives’ or a ‘famous scientist’ or a ‘police commissioner’ who would have been kidnaped by the villain or his associates.

To mis-lead the villain the hero/heroine or their friends and well-wishers would sing a qawwali and simultaneously free the innocent ones caught by the villain. Sometimes this would happen just before the climax of the movie.

In our movies we also have qawwalis where we see ‘lawful elements(police, CID) and the unlawful elements(goondas, or burglar, thieves)’ have a ‘qawwali muqaabla’ in “disguise”.

I am not a competent person to write or discuss about the technicalities of Qawwalis. But since I like them very much, I had undertaken this series and have presented some qawwalis from the ‘decade of seventies or 1971-to-1980’.

If we look on the statistics of the qawwalis already posted on the blog till today’s song, we get the following details (which could be of interest to music connoisseurs).

Year wise Qawwalis Lyricist wise qawwalis on the blog Composer wise qawwalis on the blog
Year No of Songs Lyricist No of Songs Composer No of Songs
1945 1 Sahir Ludhianvi 26 Roshan 12
1946 1 Shakeel Badayuni 12 Kalyanji-Anandji 9
1948 1 Rajinder Krishan 11 Madan Mohan 8
1949 3 Anand Bakshi 10 Ravi 8
1950 5 Majrooh Sultanpuri 10 Laxmikant-Pyarelal 8
1950 1 Shewan Rizvi 8 Iqbal Qureshi 7
1951 3 Qamar Jalalabadi 6 N. Datta 7
1953 3 Raja Mehdi Ali Khan 5 R.D. Burman 7
1954 5 Asad Bhopali 4 S. Mohinder 6
1955 7 Farooque Qaiser 4 C. Ramchandra 5
1956 7 Kaifi Azmi 4 Jaidev 5
1957 4 Verma Malik 4 Chitragupt 5
1958 6 Not attributed(+Unattributed) 4 Naushad 5
1959 5 Hasrat Jaipuri 3 Ghulam Mohammad 4
1960 10 Ravindra Jain 3 Iqbal 4
1961 11 Anjum Jaipuri 2 Hemant Kumar 3
1962 7 Aziz Ghazi 2 Husnlal Bhagatram 3
1963 15 Gauhar Kanpuri 2 S.D. Burman 3
1964 9 Khumar Barabankvi 2 Shyam Sundar 3
1965 7 Nakshab 2 Jaani Babu Qawwal 3
1966 5 Saba Afghani 2 Ravindra Jain 3
1967 4 Zafar Gorakhpuri 2 Anil Biswas 2
1968 2 A.H. Rizvi 1 Aziz Nazaan 2
1969 1 A. Karim 1 Baabul/Babul 2
1970 3 A. Shamsheer 1 Dattaram 2
1971 3 Aarzoo Lucknowi 1 Hansraj Bahl 2
1972 1 Akhtar Lucknowi 1 Jimmy 2
1973 6 Akhtar Romani 1 Khayyam 2
1974 2 Allama Iqbal 1 Shankar Jaikishan 2
1975 2 Anjaan/Jeet 1 Sonik Omi 2
1976 9 Anjum Rehmani 1 Usha Khanna 2
1977 3 Anwar Farrukhabadi 1 Bulo C. Rani 2
1978 1 Aziz Kashmiri 1 Nashad 1
1979 6 Bharat Vyas 1 A.R. Qureshi 1
1980 3 Dil Lakhnavi 1 A.R. Rehman 1
1981 2 Gulshan Bawra 1 Aziz Ahmed Khan Warsi 1
1982 3 Indeewar 1 B.N. Bali 1
1983 1 Jaan Nisar Akhtar 1 B.T. Singh 1
1990 1 K.L. Pardesi 1 Babloo Dheeraj 1
1991 1 Kaiser Ratnagirvi 1 Bappi Lahiri 1
1999 1 Kidar Sharma 1 Bipin Mehboob 1
2009 1 Mohan (Bihar) 1 C. Arjun 1
2013 1 Mohsin Nawab 1 Chaand Pardesi 1
Momin 1 Damodar Sharma 1
Naqsh Lyallpuri 1 Hafeez Khan 1
Nazaan Sholapuri 1 Harbans 1
Niaz Usmani 1 Jay Kumar 1
Niranjan Iyengar 1 Khemchand Prakash 1
Nusrat Fateh Al1i Khan 1 Lala Sattar 1
Nyay Sharma 1 Nirmal Kumar (S.D. Batish) 1
P.L. Santoshi 1 Nisar Bazmi 1
Parvez Shamshi 1 Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan 1
Prasoon Joshi 1 Peter Nawab 1
Prem Dhawan 1 Rashid Atre 1
Ramesh Pant 1 Ravindran 1
Roopbani 1 Robin Bannerji 1
S.H. Bihari 1 S. Kishan 1
Saba Rampuri 1 S.N. Tripathi 1
Sardar Aah Sitapuri 1 Sajjad Hussain 1
Shailendra 1 Shankar Ehsaan Loy 1
Shakeela Bano Bhopali 1 Shankar Shambhu 1
Shor Niyazi 1 Snehal Bhatkar 1
Surjeet Sethi 1 Sudipta Bhattacharya 1
Tanvir Naqvi 1 Vasant Ramchandra 1
Vishwamitra Adil 1 Vinod 1
Anjum 1
Ramesh Chandra Pandey 1

(The above details are so far compiled for the 173 qawwalis already posted on the blog. There might be some songs which might be missing in absence of the tag ‘Qawwalis’ on their post.
We will revisit the details in the future as and when possible, so till then … 😊)

In this series we have so far listened to the following qawwalis.

SN Qawwaali
1) Bada lutf thha jab kunwaare thhe ham tum
2) Hashr mein unka jab saamna ho gaya
3) Ham lootne aaye hain ham loot ke jaayenge
4) Is mulaaqaat ka bas mazaa leejiye
5) Yaar dagaa de gaya dulhan ko le gaya
6) Na tum hato na ham haten
7) Us jaan e do aalam ka jalwaa
8) Kaun hai mujrim kaun hai munsif
9) Mehfil mein aaye ho aao muqaabil jaan jaayenge
10) Dil ki lagi bujhaa de Ajmer waale Khwaaja
11) Tumhaara pehlaa number Nabi ke tum ho dilbar
12) Nizamuddin Aulia banaa do bigde kaam hamaare
13) Tere chaahnewaale aaye hain

For now, we are concluding this series with the today’s qawwali from the ‘1980’ movie ‘Be-reham’.

This is another movie of which the dedication is to ‘All policemen known and unknown who lived for discipline and died for discipline’. That would also be sufficient for all to guess what the movie is all about.

“Be-reham-1980” was directed by R. Jhalani for ‘K.D.S. Films’.

It was produced by K.D. Shorey who also wrote the story of this movie.

Its star cast included Sanjeev Kumar, Mala Sinha, Shatrughan Sinha, Reena Roy, I.S. Johar, Kadar Khan, Urmila Bhatt, Keshto Mukherjee, Manmohan, Shetty, Raj Mehra, Rinku Jaiswal, Komila Virk, Viju Khote, Ashok Nag, Gurubachan, C.S. Dubey, Sheel Kumar, Amarjeet, R.S. Chopra, Madhup Sharma, Sudarshan Sethi, Sehgal, Uma Khosla, Vimal Chopra, and Helen in special appearance.

Moushumi Chatterjee, Kamal, Sujata and Dev Kumar make a friendly appearance in this movie.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 01.08.1980.

Lyrics of the songs of this movie were written by Verma Malik and Jigar Muradabadi.
Music for this movie was composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal.
Here is the list of songs this movie had.

SNo Song Title Singer/s Lyricist
01 Ik lafz e mohabbat ka adnaa sa fasaana hai Asha Bhonsle, Anup Jalota Jigar Moradabadi
02 Ye saal ki aakhri raat hai Shailendra Singh, Anuradha Paudwal, Chandrani Mukherjee Verma Malik
03 Haseenon ki duniya khudgarz hai Lata Mangeshkar Verma Malik
04 Milne ko aate ho, phir bhi mulqaat nahin karte ho Asha Bhonsle Verma Malik
05 Taqdeer ke kalam se koyi bach naa paayega Mohd Rafi Verma Malik/td>
06 Ham aaj ye kissaa khatm karen Asha Bhonsle, Mahendra Kapoor Verma Malik

Today’s qawwali happens when the movie is already having some interesting ‘twists and turn’ in its story. I am not going to detail it more to keep intact the interest of those who would like to or have to watch this interesting movie.

I remember when the movie was released one of my classmates had watched it soon after its release and he was full praise for Sanjeev Kumar and others’ performances in this movie.

Sanjeev Kumar was common favourite of all us friends. And in our circle of juniors and seniors we often discussed about his roles, and everybody would have likened his performance in each of his movies then.
We now move to the today’s song.

It is picturised on Moushumi Chatterjee and the actor whom I am unable to identify.

We can see Keshto Mukherjee, Shatrughan Sinha and Reena Roy with many others present in the picturisation of this song.
Today’s song is sung by Asha Bhonsle and Mahendra Kapoor and chorus. Lyrics are by Verma Malik and music is composed by

Let us now enjoy today’s qawwali watching Moushumi Chatterjee’s charming performance and Keshto Mukherjee’s special antics. 😊

Audio

Video

Song-Ham aaj ye kissa khatm karen (Beraham)(1980) Singers-Mahendra Kapoor, Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Verma Malik, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal
Male chorus
Female chorus

Lyrics

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

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

aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
ho o o o o o o o
ho o o o o

dha pa dha ga ga ga ga ga ga
ga dha pa re re re re re
ga re ga ni ni ni ni ni ni
ni re saa

husn ek ulti raah hai
husn ek jhoothhi chaah hai
husn to ek gunaah hai ae
husn karta aa tabaah hai

is husn ke nakhre
naaz o nazaaqat
husn ke nakhre
naaz o nazaaqat

is husn ke nakhre
o nakhre
husn ke nakhre
naaz o nazaaqat
roz roz ab kaun sahe
ham aaj ye kissa khatm karen
ham
aaj ye kissa khatm karen
yaa husn rahe
yaa ishq rahe
ham aaj ye kissa khatm karen

khud dhokha dagaa fareb karen
khud dhokha dagaa fareb karen
khud dhokha dagaa fareb karen
ilzaam ye husn pe deta rahe
ham aaj ye kissa khatm karen
ham

aaj ye kissa khatm karen

ik din dekha
ho o ik din dekha
dard ka maaraa
ik aashiq mastaanaa
jungle jungle maaraa maaraa
phirtaa thha deewaanaa
phirtaa thha deewaanaa
mujhko dekh ke kehne lagaa
ho o
mujhko dekh ke kehne lagaa
arey sun le meraa fasaanaa aa
har ashiq ke ghar ghar mein
paighaam mera pahunchaanaa
ke husn ko itnaa looto maaro
o o o
ke husn ko itnaa looto maaro
saari umr hi rotaa rahe
ham aaj ye kissa khatm karen
ham
aaj ye kissa khatm karen

hamaari bhi suno
hamaari bhi suno
Laila ki jab qabr pe chal kar
Ik haseenaa aa aayee
Ro ke lipat ke kehne lagi

Aa he
Ro ke lipat ke kehne lagi

Aa he
Ro ke lipat ke kehne lagi
Aye lailaa teri duhaayee
Kaise badlaa loon inse

Aa he
Kaise badlaa loon inse

Har aashiq hai harjaayee ee
To qabr se lailaa ki rooh ne
Yahi aawaaaaz lagaayi
Nikal pado ab taan ke seenaa
Donon mein se ek rahe
ham aaj ye kissa khatm karen ae
ham

aaj ye kissa khatm karen ae
yaa husn rahe
yaa ishq rahe
ham aaj ye kissa khatm karen
ham

aaj ye kissa khatm karen

inkaa har daur dekha
inkaa har taur dekha
aa he
inkaa har daur dekha
inkaa har taur dekha

ho salmaa
ya sulekha
hai sab dhokha hi dhokha
inkaa har daur dekha
inkaa har taur dekha

yahaan se aur wahaan se
poochh lo tum jahaan se
Wafaa ke de ke jhaanse
Palat dete hain paase

tarannum inke jhoothhe
tabassum inke jhoothhe
takallum inke jhoothhe
maraasim inke jhoothhe
aahe
chhalaawa hai chhalaawa
bhulaawa hai bhulaawa
inki ulfat ka daawaa
dikhaawaa hai dikhaawaa

tum ban thhan ke na niklo o
to ye dil naa phisley
ik baar marammat hogi
to phir dil naa machle
ishq husn ka dushman hai ae ae
ishq husn ka dushman hai
koyi iske bharose naa rahe
ham aaj ye kissa khatm karen
ham

aaj ye kissa khatm karen
rahe
ya husn rahe ya ishq
ham aaj ye kissa khatm karen
ham
aaj ye kissa khatm karen

 


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Yearwise discussion of Lata Mangeshkar songs in HFM: Part L: Year 1996
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In this episode, the 50th episode, we discuss Lata Mangeshkar songs that she sang in Hindi movies released in 1996.

In 1996, 102 Hindi movies containing 588 songs were released. Lata Mangeshkar got to sing in 5 of these movies and she sang 14 songs in these movies. So Lata Mangeshkar’s voice was heard in 5 % of the movies released in 1996. Her voice was heard in 2.4 % of the songs appearing in the movies of 1996.

Here are the details of songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar in Hindi movies released in 1996 :-

S N Movie Music director Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Lyricists
1 Aurat Aurat Aurat Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 2 0 2 0 0 Anand Bakshi
2 Maachis Vishal Bhardwaj 0 5 4 1 0 0 Gulzar
3 Megha Ram Laxman 0 2 1 1 0 0 Ravinder Rawal
4 Prem Granth Laxmikant Pyarelal 0 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
5 Vishwaasghaat Shyam Surender 0 4 1 3 0 0 Rani Malik
Total 5 movies 4 MDs 0 14 7 7 0 0 4 lyricists

Lata Mangeshkar worked with 4 music directors and 4 lyricists in these 5 movies released in 1996. Laxmikant Pyarelal were the most prolific music directors with Lata, with 664 songs in HFM with Lata Mangeshkar by the end of 1996. Shankar Jaikishan with 457 songs in the voice of Lata Mangeshkar were in the second position. R D Burman with 332 Lata Mangeshkar and Kalyanji Anandji with 307 songs were next ahead of C Ramchandra with 274 songs. Other top music directors for Lata Mangeshkar were Chitragupta (239), Madan Mohan (195), S D Burman (179),Naushad (146), Roshan (144), Hemant Kumar (127), Anil Biswas (120), Bappi Lahiri (112), Rajesh Roshan (111), Salil Chaudhary (109), Husnlal Bhagatram (108), and Vasant Desai (104). Together these seventeen music directors composed 3728 songs out of 5144 songs that Lata Mangeshkar had sung in Hindi movies till end of 1996. Anand Bakshi with 700 songs was the top lyricist with Lata Mangeshkar. Other leading lyricists with Lata Mangeshkar were Rajinder Krishan (555), Majrooh Sultanpuri (406), Shailendra (361), Hasrat Jaipuri (301), Prem Dhawan (201), Bharat Vyas (193), Shakeel Badayuni (189), Sahir Ludhianvi (161) and Indeewar (156). These ten lyricists had penned 3220 songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar till that time.

Here is the summary of Lata Mangeshkar’s playback career in Hindi movies till end of 1995 :

Year Movie count Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Remarks
1946 3 movies 4 4 4 0 0 0
1947 3 movies 5 5 3 1 0 1
1948 16 movies 50 50 37 6 4 3
1949 38 movies 138 157 103 35 12 7
1950 36 movies 115 143 93 32 14 4
1951 49 movies 189 223 158 52 10 3
1952 43 movies 150 177 138 31 4 4
1953 45 movies 170 195 149 35 5 6
1954 43 movies 142 172 144 23 4 1
1955 50 movies 172 218 177 30 10 1
1956 49 movies 174 204 153 35 13 3
1957 47 movies 132 160 110 38 7 5
1958 35 movies 104 132 95 25 10 1
1959 58 movies 189 211 131 68 12 1
1960 48 movies 142 166 102 50 9 5
1961 44 movies 128 152 88 55 5 4
1962 40 movies 119 129 84 40 5 0
1963 37 movies 105 111 62 38 8 3
1964 46 movies 123 133 91 31 8 3
1965 42 movies 84 91 71 17 1 2
1966 49 movies 105 133 110 14 8 1
1967 44 movies 94 106 67 38 8 3
1968 33 movies 84 84 59 19 5 1
1969 43 movies 78 97 67 27 2 1
1970 54 movies 91 130 84 39 3 4
1971 52 movies 107 126 71 52 3 0
1972 62 movies 99 151 86 60 3 2
1973 60 movies 93 138 94 37 3 4
1974 55 movies 71 104 66 33 0 5
1975 45 movies 61 90 50 35 3 2
1976 41 movies 58 97 53 39 1 4
1977 50 movies 50 96 59 27 8 2
1978 46 movies 59 90 48 34 3 5
1979 42 movies 38 66 37 25 2 3
1980 43 movies 28 71 43 21 3 4
1981 46 movies 40 88 48 34 2 4
1982 45 movies 28 82 41 37 1 3
1983 33 movies 29 73 36 37 0 0
1984 39 movies 11 70 32 33 4 1
1985 40 movies 21 72 39 31 0 2
1986 27 movies 3 41 22 17 0 2
1987 12 movies 4 21 13 8 0 0
1988 21 movies 9 43 24 17 1 1
1989 19 movies 10 38 20 16 1 1
1990 9 movies 4 12 3 9 0 0
1991 16 movies 6 57 35 20 1 1
1992 12 movies 3 25 12 13 0 0
1993 14 movies 3 49 22 23 2 2
1994 12 movies 5 39 9 28 0 2
1995 4 movies 2 8 3 4 0 1
1996 5 movies 0 14 7 7 0 0
Total upto 1996 1845 movies 3729 5144 3353 1466 208 117

It can be seen from the table of 1996 that Lata Mangeshkar sang 14 songs in 5 movies released in 1996.

No song sung by Lata Mangeshkar in movies of 1996 has been covered in the blog. So all the 14 songs 5 movies of 1996 sung by Lata Mangeshkar are yet to be covered in the blog.

Alphabetically “Aurat Aurat Aurat”(1995) is the first movie of 1996 that offers us a Lata Mangeshkar song to be covered in the blog.

“Aurat Aurat Aurat”(1995) was produced by Premji and directed by K Vishwanath for Suchitra Films Private Limited. The movie had Rekha, Rakesh Roshan, Sadashiv Amrapurkar, Aruna Irani, Vinod Mehra, Neeta Mehta,Ram. P.Sethi, Dharmesh Tiwari, Pavan Malhotra, Mathur, T.P.Jain, Viju Khote, Shreeram Lagoo,Deepak Qazir, Dilip Dhawan, Dina Pathak etc in it.

The movie was a badly delayed movie. Its shooting began in early 1980, it finally received its censor certificate in 1994 and the movie was released in 1996, Vinod Mehra, the lead actor of the movie had expired several years ago.

The movie had seven songs in it. Two of these songs, which are two versions of the same song, had the voice of Lata Mangeshkar in them.

Here is the Lata Mangeshkar song from “Aurat Aurat Aurat”(1995). The song is sung by Talat Aziz and Lata Mangeshkar. Anand Bakshi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal.

The song is picturised on Rekha and Vinod Mehra.

Lyrics of the song and other details have been sent by Prakashchandra.

With this song, “Aurat Aurat Aurat”(1996) makes its debut in the blog.

Happy version (Audio full):

Happy version video (Partial)

Sad version audio:

Song-Chhota sa ghar banaayen (Aurat Aurat Aurat)(1996) Singers-Talat Aziz, Lata, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal
Both

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

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Happy version
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chhotaa aa saa ghar
banaayein aen

sapnon ki chaandni se aey ae
jo hamein aen aen naheen milaa woh
chalo maa..aang len kisee se
chhotaa aa sa ghar banaayein aen
sapnon ki chaandni se ae
jo hamein aen aen naheen milaa woh
chalo maang len aen ae kisee se

chhotaa aa saa ghar banaayein
sapnon ki chaandni se ae
jo hamein aen naheen milaa woh
chalo maa..aaang len ae kisee se
chhotaa saa ghar banaa..aaayein aen

chaaron taraf sajaaeyein
apney aey ae sapan saloney ae

rakhoongi main kahaan par
bachchon ke sab khilauney
unkee jagahey ae banaa len
unnkee jagahey aey ae banaa len
aangan mein hum abhee se ae
chhotaa aa saa ghar banaayein
sapnon ki chaandnee se
jo hamein aen aen naheen milaa woh
chalo maang len kisee se

chhotaa aa aa saa ghar banaa..aaayein aen

kaafi hai jo milaa hai ae
baaqi kaa gham naheen hai aey ae
kaafi hai jo milaa hai ae ae
baaqi kaa gham naheen hai aey ae ae
chaahat kaa ek pal bhi
barson se kam naheen hai aey ae
mujhko ye pyaa..aar teraa
mujhko o o ye pyaar teraa
pyaaraa aa hai zindagi se

chhotaa aa saa ghar banaayein aen
sapnon ki chaandnee se aey ae
jo hamein aen aen naheen milaa woh
chalo maang lein aen kisee se
chhotaa saa ghar banaayein aen

ye dil tumaharey dil se ae
kitnaa aa aa qareeb hogaa

lekin naseeb jaaney
woh din naseeb hogaa
hum itney khush huye to o
hum itney khush huye to o
mar jaayengey ae khushee se

chhotaa aa saa ghar banaayein aen (chhotaa aa saa ghar banaayein aen)
sapnon ki chaandni se aey ae (sapnon ki chaandni se aey ae )
jo hamein aen aen (jo hamein aen aen )
naheen milaa woh (naheen milaa woh)
chalo maang ley aey ae kisee se
chhotaa saa ghar banaa…aaaa…aaayein aen

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Sad version
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ye dil tumharey dil se ae
kitnaa aa qareeb hogaa
lekin naseeb jaaney
woh dil naseeb hogaa
hum itney khush huye to
hum itney khush huye to
mar jaayeingey aen khushee se
chhotaa aa saa ghar banaayein

sapnon ki chaandni se aey ae
jo hamein aen aen naheen milaa aa woh
chalo maang len aen kisee se ae
chhotaa saa ghar
banaayein aen


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Blog Day :

4792 Post No. : 16552

Hullo Atuldom

Today’s song is from the 1982 release “Raaste Pyaar Ke”. It was directed and produced by V B Rajendra Prasad; essentially meaning it was a South Indian production house. It was a remake of a Telugu hit of the ’70s. It had music by Laxmi-Pyare and songs were written by Anand Bakshi. Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhonsle, Usha Mangeshkar, Anuradha Paudwal, SP Balasubramanyam, Kishore Kumar were the singers used.

The movie had six songs of which the folllowing two are on the blog:

Song Date of posting
Ye waqt na kho jaaye 4 June 2012
Tedhe medhe oonche neeche lambe laambe raaste pyaar ke 10 October 2020

The cast had Shabana Azmi-Rekha-Jeetendra as the main protagonists and Utpal Dutt, Shaukat Kaifi (mother of Shyama- Shabana Azmi), Parikshit Sahni, Ashalata (bhaiyya and bhabhi to Mohan- Jeetendra), Dr. Shreeram Lagoo, Nadira (uncle and aunt of Mohan and Sohan). Then we had Om Puri (playing a good friend to Gauri- Rekha), Yunus Parvez, Mazhar Khan, Baby Khusboo (niece to Mohan) also in the movie. The post by Nahmji gives a general idea about the film’s story.

The festival season has begun with the arrival of the months of Aashaada, Shraavan and Bhadrapada. We had Raksha Bandhan, Nariyal Purnima and a few other festivals last weekend. This week it is Gokulashtami/ Krishnashtami/ Janmashtami; call it by any name but we are celebrating the birth of Lord Krishna who is said to have been born on the night of Ashtami (eighth day) after the full moon.

Lord Krishna was born when his parents were held captive by his uncle in Mathura. But at the particular hour, when the Lord was born, the guards, miraculously, were fast asleep. This gave time to Vasudev (the lord’s father) time to transport the new-born across the river Yamuna to Gokul to foster parents Nanda and Yashoda. It was raining heavily that night. He is said to have been transported in a wicker basket with the multiheaded serpent- Vasuki shielding the baby from the rain. So the next day after Janmashtami can be described as Gokulashtami. There are many legends of the lord which are related with great relish by generations of devotees. Stories about how he loved to play pranks on the Gopikas of Brindavan and played Raas-Leela with them, ate freshly churned butter with relish, his friendship with Sudama etc. and many more were bed-time stories that grandparents told their grandkids.

Coming back to the celebrations associated with the festival, different regions of the country celebrate it differently. Even the prasad (offerings to the lord) differs region to region. But the offerings will definitely have preparations of Poha (beaten rice), butter and curds. It is said that these three are most loved by the lord. Then there are devotees who keep whole night vigil praying and singing bhajans and distribute prasad around midnight. They bathe and decorate their idols of the lord, dress him up and put the Balgopal in tiny cradles and pull the cradles with ropes of flower garland.

Today’s multi-singer (Asha- Usha- Kishore) song has Mohan playing a KRISHNA with Shyama, Gauri and their friends; there are ropes of flower garland, flute, mor-mukkut etc. That is the reason for me presenting this song today where the words are for lord Krishna and sung for Mohan the bachpan ka friend (childhood friend) of Shyama and Gauri.

Audio – Part I (Happy version)

Video – Part I (Happy version)

Audio – Part II (Sad version)

Video – Part II (Sad version)

Song-Gokul ki galiyon ka gwaalaa (Raaste Pyaar Ke)(1982) Singers-Asha Bhonsle, Usha Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal
Asha Bhonsle + Usha Mangeshkar

Lyrics

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Part I (Happy version)

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gokul ki galiyon ka gwaala aaa
natkhat bada nand lala aaa
gore se ho gaya kaala
gokul ki galiyon ka gwaala aa
natkhat bada nand laala aa
gore se ho gaya kaala

kaale ne sab ko ang lagaake
kaale rang mein rang dala aa aa

gokul ki galiyon ka gwala aaa
natkhat bada nand lala aa
gore se ho gaya kala

lo chandan ka tika lagaa do o o
lo chandan ka tika lagaa do
mohan ko manmohan bana..aa..do
mor mukut iss ko pehna do
haathon mein murli pakda do
murli bana loon
munh se lagaa loon
aa tohe o brij ba..aa..ala aa

gokul ki galiyon ka gwala
natkhat bada nand lala
gore se ho gaya kala

jamna kinaare apna thhikaana
jamna kinaare apna thhikaana
paniya bharan tu pangat pe aana
ghunghat mein phir yeh

ooi
mukhdha chhupaana
ooi
chhedega tujhko saara zamaana
dhamkee deta hai
bilkul
deta hai dhamkee
todke matki
maakhan churaane waala aa
gokul ki galiyon ka gwaala aa
natkhat bada nand laala aa
gore se ho gaya kaala

pakda gaya chhaliya sab dekhe ae ae
bhaagega kaise ye ab dekhen
ho pakda gaya chhaliya sab dekhen
bhaagega kaise ye ab dekhen
mera dhang mera sab dekhen
aaj tamasha sab dekhen
kisi jatan se
nahin kisi ke
haath mein aane wa..aa..la aa

gokol ki galiyon ka gwala
natkhat bada nand laala
gore se ho gaya kaala

hey kaale ne sab ko ang lagaake
kaale rang mein rang daala aa

gokol ki galiyon ka gwaala aa
natkhat bada nand laala aa
gore se ho gaya kaala

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Part II (Sad version)

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kisi ne prem ka amrit chakha
kisi ne vish ka pyaala
gokul ki galiyon ka gwaala aa
natkhat bada nandlala
gore se ho gaya kala
gore se ho gaya kala
gokul ki galiyon ka gwaala aa
natkhat bada nand lala aa
gore se ho gaya kaala

teri nainon mein hai bhakti
kewal prem mein hai yeh shakti
teri nainon mein hai bhakti
kewal prem mein hai yeh shakti
woh teri maala ka moti
woh teri dipak ki jyoti
woh teri maala ka moti
woh teri dipak ki jyoti
raadha dhul piya charnan ki
rukmini gale ki mala
gokul ki galiyon ka gwaala aa
natkhat bada nand lala aa
gore se ho gaya kaala

rukmini bas mehalo ki raani
rukmini bas mehalo ki raani
raadha krishan ki prem kahaani
mere paas hai sirf kahaani
tere paas hai sach deewaani
mere paas hai sirf kahaani
tere paas hai sach deewaani
sab ko geet sunaaye tumase
preet kare matwaara
gokul ki galiyon ka gwaala aa
natkhat bada nand laala aa
gore se ho gaya kaala

main usaki haqdar nahi
main usaki haqdar nahi
main puja hoon pyaar nahi
haar hi jeet se sundar hai
puja preet se sundar hai
raadha krishn ki hai jodi
isame shanka hai thodi
radha krishn ki hai jodi
isame shanka hai thodi
woh tera bhagwaan hai
yeh tera balidaan hai
woh tera hai, woh tera hai
woh tera hai


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Blog Day :

4772 Post No. : 16521

While we in this blog discuss songs, we also discuss other topics of common interest, like sports (mainly cricket), festivals, history, economy etc.

Tokyo Olympics concluded a few days back. As Indians, we had lots of sporting events to look forward to. Indians were participating in many events. Indians had pinned hopes of medals on quite a few of them, seeing that some of them were actually ranked world number 1, 2, 3 etc in their sports and they were given similar seedings too in the Olympics. But most of these sportspersons disappointed.

On the other hand, there were a few who performed beyond their rankings and managed to win medals. India won a medal (silver) on the very first day of the Olympics. First three medals were won by female athletes. Later, males too joined in winning medals.

Icing on the cake arrived on 7 August 2021, the last day of Olympics. The final medal that India won in these games happened to a track and field medal. It was the very first time that India won a track and field medal. And it turned out to be a GOLD medal, no less !

This gold medal event was in men’s javelin throw. Indians had never taken so much intetest in an atheletics event before this Olympics. I was one of those who followed the event closely. Since India actually won the gold, I dug deep and got all the relevant details of this competition. In this article, I present my findings, which is basically a description of How the Javelin Gold was won in Tokyo Olympics.

There were 32 javelin throwers in the competition. They were divided into two groups, viz Group A and group B, each consisting of 16 athletes.

In the qualification round, each javelin thrower was given three attempts in which to achieve the qualifying marks of 83. 5 meters. Based on the performances, 12 javelin throwers were to qualify for the finals.

In case less than 12 javelin throwers achieved the qualification mark, then the remaining slots were to be filled from those who had hurled the javelin the farthest among the non qualifiers.

Only six javelin throwers (three from group A and three from group B) were able to achieve direct qualification by throwing the javelin beyond 83.5 meters. Here are the details of these six direct qualifiers.

Gr A Gr B Overall qualification round rank
Name (Country) Attempts Result Group rank Name (Country) Attempts Result Group rank
Neeraj Chopra (India) 1 (86.65 m) 86.65 m 1 1
J Vetter (Germany) 3 (82.04 m,82.08m, 85.64 m) 85.64 m 2 2
Arshad Nadeem (Pakistan) 2 (78.50 m, 85.16 m) 85.16 m 1 3
Jakub Vadlejch (Czech) 3 (79.27, 78.96 m, 84.93 m) 84.93 m 2 4
L Etelatalo (Finland) 1 (84.50 m ) 84.50 m (SB) 3 5
Julian Weber (Germany) 1 ( 84.41 m) 84.41 m 3 6

Only six javelin throwers could gain direct qualifications. There were six more slots of finalists to be filled. Those six non qualifiers who threw the javelin the farthest were picked to fill the remaining slots. Following six javelin throwers thus gained indirect qualification for the final:-

Gr A Gr B Overall qualification round rank
Name (Country) Attempts Result Group rank Name (Country) Attempts Result Group rank
A M Novac (Romania) 3 (83.27 m, 80.90 m, x) 83.27 m (SB) 4 7
V Vesely (Czech) 3 (x, 83.04 m, x) 83.04 m (SB) 5 8
Alaksei Katkavets (BLR) 3 (81.08 m, 81.73 m, 82.72 m) 82.72 m 4 9
Andrian Mardare (Moldova) 3 (80.69, 78.95 m, 82.70 m) 82.70 m 5 10
Pavel Mialeshka (BLR) 3 (x, 82.17m, 82.64 m ) 82.64 m 6 11
Kim Amb (Sweden) 3 (82.40 m, 79.87, x ) 82.40 m (SB) 7 12

Thus four javelin throwers from group A and two from group B gained indirect qualification for the final. Remaining 20 javelin throwers (9 from group A and 11 from group B ) were eliminated.

The qualifying mark of 83.50 m does not appear too daunting for the competitors on paper, seeing that the personal best throws of most competitors, including those who failed to qualify was well over 83.5 meters. Some of the non qualifiers in fact had hurled the spear well over 90 m in the past. Some of them were past Olympic medal winners and world champions as well. Those who failed to qualify for the final included Walcott Keshorn (Trinidad and Tobago)-2012 Olympics gold medalist (90.16 m personal best), Julius Yego (Kenya)- 2016 Olympics silver medalist (personal best of 92.72 m), Cheng Chao Tsun (Taipeh)- Asian record holder with 91.36 m throw, Peter Anderson (Grenada)-current world champion (personal best 87.31 m) etc.

But World class sports is played on the field and it depends on performance on the day. Past records and achievements count for little. It is the three throws in the qualifying competition that determine who goes ahead to the finals and who get eliminated. Only six javelin throwers gained direct qualification. The six javelin throwers sneaked in as indirect qualifiers. The last qualifier who qualified could only hurl the spear to a distance of 82.4 meters, more than one meter behind the qualification mark.

Indians were cautiously optimistic about the chances of Neeraj Chopra because his performance during the current season vis a vis the performance of other leading contenders suggested that he was a medal contender.

Many leading contenders were eliminated after the qualifying round. The biggest gold contender was J Vetter of Germany, who had a season’s best of 97. 76 meters achieved in July 2021. But he too was on the verge of elimination in the qualifying stage, before he survived by crossing the qualifying mark on his third and final throw. Neeraj Chopra of India gave Indians a pleasant surprise by easily qualifying on his very first throw, and that throw was the longest throw of the qualifying stage. Thus he qualified as number 1 qualifier among the 12 qualifiers for the final. Vetter qualified as number 2. Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem qualified at the third place, and Pakistanis suddenly found something to look forward to in the Tokyo Olympics.

The timings of sports telecast of Tokyo Olympics suited India perfectly. The telecast would beging early morning iST and would continue till late evening. Javelin throw finals were scheduled on Saturday 7 August 2021. Unlike the qualifiers, the finals were at night time. It was in the afternoon in India.

The rules for the finals were that all 12 throwers would be given three throws each. The first eight contenders after these three throws would get another three throws each. The throwers would then be ranked based on their best throws.

When the competition began, I took pen and paper and began to note down the throws of the participants. During the first three throws, the sequence of throwers was arbitrary (or so it seemed to me). The number 10 qualifier (Adrian Mardore) threw first followed by Neeraj Chopra (number 1 qualifier), then number 12 qualifier (Kim Amb) followed by number 7 (A M Novak) etc. The first three throws of the twelve throwers in the sequence in which they threw was noted down by me in a table like this :-

S No Thrower (Country) First throw (m) Second throw (m) Third throw (m) Best throw (m) Standing after three throws
1 Adrian Mardare (Moldova) 81.16 81.73 82.84 82.84 Eighth
2 Neeraj Chopra (India) 87.03 87.58 76.79 87.58 First
3 Kim Amb (Sweden) 77.22 78.31 79.69 79.69 Eleventh
4 A M Novac (Romania) 77.03 79.29 x 79.29 Twelfth
5 Vitazlav Vesely (Czech) 79.73 80.30 85.44 85.44 Second
6 Julian Weber (Germany) 85.30 77.90 78.00 85.30 Third
7 Lassi Etelataro (Finland) 78.43 76.59 83.28 83.28 Seventh
8 J Vetter (Germany) 82.52 x x 82.52 Ninth
9 Arshad Nadeem (Pakistan) 82.40 x 84.62 84.62 Fourth
10 Pavel Mialeshka (BLR) 82.28 79.35 78.13 82.28 Tenth
11 Jakub Vadlejch (Czech) 83.98 x x 83.98 Fifth
12 Aliaskei Katkavets (BLR) 82.49 81.03 83.71 83.71 Sixth

After the first three throws, bottom four throwers were eliminated. J Vetter, the world record holder and the overwhelming favourite for the gold, had just one legal throw in his first attempt. That throw of 82.52 m kept him in the fourth position till the second round. But he fouled his third round and as many as five throwers threw longer than his 82.52 m in their third attempts. These five throwers advanced, and Vetter was relegated to the ninth position after third round. Thus he was among those four who were eliminated after round three. It was a big upset. The other three people who were eliminated threw lesser distances than what they had thrown during the qualifying stage, and their elimination was no surprise.

The remaining eight contenders then hurled three more throws in the ascending orders of their standing after three throws, viz the person eighth in the standing threw first and the person standing first threw last.

Here are the throws of the eight javelin throwers in the order in which they took their fourth, fifth and sixth attempts.

S No Thrower (Country) First throw (m) Second throw (m) Third throw (m) Fourth throw Fifth throw Sixth throw Best throw (m) Standing after six throws
1 Adrian Mardare (Moldova) 81.16 81.73 82.84 81.90 83.30 81.09 83.30 Seventh
2 Lassi Etelataro (Finland) 78.43 76.59 83.28 79.20 79.99 83.05 83.28 Eighth
3 Aliaskei Katkavets (BLR) 82.49 81.03 83.71 79.24 x x 83.71 Sixth
4 Jakub Vadlejch (Czech) 83.98 x x 82.86 86.67 (SB) x 86.67 Second (SILVER)
5 Arshad Nadeem (Pakistan) 82.40 x 84.62 82.91 81.98 x 84.62 Fifth
6 Julian Weber (Germany) 85.30 77.90 78.00 83.10 85.15 75.72 85.30 Fourth
7 Vitazlav Vesely (Czech) 79.73 80.30 85.44 (SB) x 84.98 x 85.44 Third (BRONZE)
8 Neeraj Chopra (India) 87.03 87.58 76.79 x x 84.24 87.58 First (GOLD)

One can see that six out of eight throwers who were eligible for three additional throws failed to improve upon their best attempts achieved during the first three attempts. There were just two throwers who achieved their best during the fourth, fifth and sixth attempts. They climbed up the rankings and affected the rankings of those whom they overtook.

Adrian Mardore of Moldova, who was eighth after three throws achieved his best throw of 83.30 m in his fifth attempt. With this throw, which was 2 cm better than the best throw of seventh placed Lassi Etelataro of Norway, climbed up to seventh position, relegating Lassi Etelataro to the eighth position in the final standing.

The other thrower who gave his best during the final three throws changed the higher standings in a major way. Jakub Vadlejch of Czech republic had managed just one legal throw during his first three attempts, but that throw was far enough to keep him in top 8. In his fifth attempt, he hurled the javelin to a distance of 86.67 m. It was season’s best performance for him, just like his throw during the qualification stage was his season’s best. With this throw, he climbed upto the second position. Athletes, who were occupying second, third and fourth position were pushed one place down as a result. So, his compatriot Vitaly Vesely, who too had thrown his season’s best throw in the final, had to be content with the bronze. Julian Weber of Germany, who too had achieved season’s best throw in the final, was fourth. Arshad Nadeem of Pakistan, ended up fifth.

One can see that Neeraj Chopra of India led from the front and he was never threatened for the gold. It all sounds so easy with the benefit of hindsight, but it was obviously not as easy at it looks like. In a country known for missing opportunities, allowing opportunities to slip away, choking at the last moment etc, it was such a refreshing change to see an Indian performing like a seasoned pro, grabbing the contest by the scruff of its neck and not allowing others a sniff of a chance. He qualified for the final in just one throw, ending up at number one among all qualifiers. In the final, his first two throws were longer than the throws of all other competitors and so he had sealed his gold in his first two throws itself. It looks so easy if you have a talented sportsman representing you. In reality, it was the very first time that an Indian was winning a Track and Field medal in an Olympics.

Indians would have settled for medal of any hue, even bronze, as their first track and field atheletics medal. The fact that it was a gold has immense significance. European nations keep winning track and field golds, and that changes nothing, but a solitary track and field Gold won by an India will change the fate of atheletics in India, and elsewhere. Let us not forget, even today India is world’s fifth biggest economy. If Indians take to atheletics with the same vengeance with which they take to cricket, then atheletics worldwide will get more popular than what it already is because one sixth of world population lives in India. We have already seen what happened to cricket in India (and worldwide) when India won ODI world cup in 1983, and later T20 World cup in 2007. I can foresee a situation when an atheletics revolution will take place in India in near future.

Those who think that this medal is one off and the normal service will resume after that, I disagree. THis event has changed Indian sports for ever. I can cite an Indian example to prove my point. India was a very weak chess playing nation till 1970s, that too when Chess was a game that originated in India. It was belived that Indians can never become chess grandmasters. It was in 1988 that India had her first chess grandmaster (Vishwanathan Anand). This event popularised chess in India as never before. Vishwanathan Anand went on to become five times world champion, and India today had 69 grand masters in chess. Chess too has an Olympics, called Chess Olympiad, played every two years. How many of us know that India at present is joint world champion in Chess Olympiad (with Russia)! All this had happened in a matter of three decades. I see a similar thing happening in Athletics. Indian economy and market can easily support and sponsor this forthcoming athletics revolution in India.

If one looks at the medal tally of various nations in Olympics, one will find that the medal tally in a way is a refection on the economic development of a nation. The top ten nations in the medal tally are major economies. Most are high income nations and others are just one rung below, viz Middle income group nations. Sporting prowess in a way has some definite correlation with HDI (Human development Index) of a country. There are some notable exceptions (viz some African nations), but otherwise economical development leads to overall betterment in sporting achievements. Hopefully, India too will join the ranks of top medal winners two to three decades from now, like how India has already become a top chess playing nation, rubbing shoulders with the likes of Russia, USA and other chess superpowers.

What is the medal tally that India achieved in Tokyo Olympics ? One gold, two silvers, four bronze. One two ka four, four two ka one. Hindi movie “Ram Lakhan” had already created a song for this occasion, as far back as in 1989, when Vishwanathan Anand was India’s sole chess grandmaster !

Here is this popular song of its time. It is sung by Md Aziz, Anuradha Paudwal, Nitin Mukesh and chorus. Anand Bakshi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal. It is picturised on Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Jackie Shroff and others as a dance song.

Audio

Video

Song-One two ka four four two ka one…My name is Lakhan (Ram Lakhan)(1989) Singer-Md Aziz, Anuradha Paudwal, Nitin Mukesh, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal
Male chorus
Female chorus
All chorus

Lyrics

dhina dhin taak
dhina dhin taak
dhina dhin taak
dhina dhin taak

raam paam paam
raam paam paam
ram pa pam
raam pam
raam paam paam
raam paam paam
ram pa pam
raam pam
ram pam pam pam
ram pam pam pam

ae ji
o ji
ae ji o ji
lo ji suno ji
main hoon manmauji
karta hoon main jo woh tum bhi karo ji
one two ka four
four two ka one
my name is Lakhan
my name is Lakhan
sajnon ka sajan
mera naam hai Lakhan
ae ji o ji
lo ji suno ji
main hoon manmauji
karta hoon main jo woh tum bhi karo ji
one two ka four
four two ka one
my name is Lakhan
my name is Lakhan
sajnon ka sajan
mera naam hai Lakhan

tak tunna tak tunna
dhidhik dhidhik
dhidhik dhidhik
tak tunna tak tunna
dhidhik dhidhik
dhidhik dhidhik

hmm
duniya chakori
duniya chakori
paisa hai chanda
paisa hai chanda
sooli pe latka har ek banda
sabke galey mein
sabke galey mein
maaya ka phanda
maaya ka phanda
seekho o yaaron
inse yeh dhandha
inse yeh dhandha

o
o o o
o
o o o o
do bol meethhe bas bol ke
har maal becho kam taul ke
re baaba kam taul ke
re baaba kam taul ke
tum apni khaali jeben bharo ji
karta hoon main jo woh tum bhi karo ji
one two ka four
four two ka one
my name is Lakhan
my name is Lakhan
sajnon ka sajan
mera naam hai Lakhan

o o o
aa aa aa aa
o o o o
aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa
(sargam)

o
o o o
o o o
o o o
o o o
o o o
main kuchh na jaanoon is’se ziyaada
main kuchh na jaanoon is’se ziyaada
tu mera mohan
main teri raadha

jeevan nahin itna seedha saada
kaise karoon tumse koi vaada
vaade hain jhoothe
sachhe ho tum
jaise bhi ho
bade achche ho tum
bade achche ho tum
kehte ho sabse
main hoon manmauji
manmauji ho toh mauj karo ji

one two ka four
four two ka one
sajnon ke sajan
karo koi jatan
karo koi jatan
jaldi ho milan

dhina dhin dha
dhina dhin dha
dhina dhin dha
dhina dhin dha

hmm
kha pee raha hai
kha pee raha hai
saara zamaana
saara zamaana
jo bhookha pyaasa hai woh deewaana
hai woh deewaana
arre daulat ki jhoothhi
hmm
chamak pe na jaana
hmm
mehnat se roti rozi kamaana
rozi kamaana

hmm
hmm hmm hmm
o o o
kehna badon ka tum maan lo
achcha bura kya hai
jaan lo
kya hai jaan lo

arre kehta hoon main jo
woh tum suno ji

maine suna nahin phir se kaho ji
nahin number two koi
donon ho number one
mere Ram Lakhan jiyo Ram Lakhan
mere Ram Lakhan jiyo Ram Lakhan
sajnon ke sajan jiyo raam Lakhan(o o o o)
sajnon ke sajan jiyo raam Lakhan(o o o o)
sajnon ke sajan jiyo raam Lakhan(o o o o)
sajnon ke sajan jiyo raam Lakhan(o o o o)
sajnon ke sajan jiyo raam Lakhan(o o o o)


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This blog discusses Bollywood songs of yesteryears. Every song has a brief description, followed by a video link, and complete lyrics of the song.

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