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

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4300

(#Music Composer-Singer-Bappi Lahiri#2)
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#the Decade of Eighties – 1981 – 1990 #
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Rising temperatures is normal in our country in the month of May. At this time of the year, we are used to seeing temperatures soaring high. Under normal circumstances, terms like ‘rising temperatures’, ‘global warming’ etc would have been ‘hot’ topic of media and general talk. But the term ‘Covid19’ has taken the wind out of the sail of the usual terms.

The current ‘lockdown’ conditions have given respite to many people from going out for work in this ‘peak summer’. However even at home now people are feeling the ‘heat’ and currently my base-station Vadodara is recording 42 to 44 degC temperature during these days. Since work at my workplace has been resumed since 21st April, I can enjoy the ‘summer’ as I did in the past, an experience that I had “missed” for the last three years thanks to my stint at Kenya for three years.

The pandemic has forced people to be more worried about the other temperature i.e. the ‘body temperature’ or ‘fever’ as we generally talk about instead of worryng about atmospheric temperature. The current situation has also brought ‘Infrared thermometers’ (‘temperature guns’:) ) to daily usage and checking of body temperature has become customary for all venturing out of home for work. For me it is checked at our company bus stop then after arrival at workplace and before leaving the workplace. (Nose masks, Sanitisers and Handwash have also become a part of life now.)

Coming back to the ‘fever’ or ‘bukhaar’ it so happened recently that family members of one of our family friends were admitted to hospital in anticipation of ‘Covid19’. Since one of the family members was working in health department it was easy for ‘Corona’ to attack this person first. Because of to this one-person other family members also got infected and one by one they were admitted to hospital (thank god all of them have recovered and they are now back to home fully ‘fit’ after getting treatment). Since my daughter has her friend from this family, I was enquiring with her everyday about their health, after returning from office. One day she told me that her friend’s father is having ‘fever’ and the temperature was around 100. I do not know from where, but I immediately said “well, no need to worry’ the danger level is more or ‘104’ I think?”

Since she has been a ‘science student’ (more a ‘doodle artist’ now) I asked, “Is there anything that 104-degree fever is dangerous”. Guessing where I was heading, she immediately asked me is there any song on that? Or a movie I had in mind? “‘jinko filmon aur gaanon ka bukhaar ho, unke dimaag mein to hameshaa gaane hi chalte rahenge na?” (and now my family members have taken it as ‘normal’ for me 🙂 )

Yes, I know it there was a song something like … “ek sau chaar bukhaar!!!”

Though I said it but even I had not visited or listened to this song for many years or I should say almost thirty-six or thirty-five years now. I only remember the lines “ek sau chaar bukhaar, ek sau chaar bukhaar”.  I remember there was this song which I had listened to, and it was a part of all ‘disco’ compilations then in 1982-1983 or 1983-1984. But I had forgotten it after that, but the current ‘pandemic’ reminded me of this song. We are going to listen and enjoy this song today. Fortunately, the audio and a partial video link of this song was available when I looked for it.

I was not aware about any other details of this song like the movie, singers etc. I was only remembering its line “ek sau chaar bukhaar”. From the audio I got to the movie name this song was from and from the movie name I found the movie details in HFGK Vol-VI. The movie name is ‘Sugandh’ – must be an obscure movie, I think.

“Sugandh-1982” was directed by Ravikant Nagaich for Gopi Enterprises, Madras. He was also the producer of this movie and cinematographer too. This movie has Shakti Kapoor, Aarti Gupta, Anand Balraj, Paintal, Bindu, Birbal, Sunil Thapa, Gulshan Grover, Leena Das, Heena Kausar, Goga Kapoor, Prem Bedi, Mukri, Kasuhik Basin, Poornima, Amrish Puri and others. HFGK mentions that this movie was based on a novel ‘Khilaadi’ by writer Rajvansh. This movie was passed by Censor Board on 08.07.1982 with restricted viewing i.e. with ‘A’ Certificate.

As per information of this movie provided in HFGK, it has total seven songs in it. Lyricist Ramesh Pant wrote four songs and lyricist Farooque Kaiser wrote three songs for this movie. This song is written by Ramesh Pant, The seven songs include one song in two parts. Music of this movie was composed by Bappi Lahiri and Anil, Arun and Bansari Lahiri were his assistants in music of this movie. Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle, Usha Mangeshkar, Shubha Dhote and SP Balasubramanian had given their voices to the songs in this movie.

1982-83 was the year of matriculation for me, and I remember that after finishing the exams we were relaxed and that time the we were regularly listening song on radio and around. And I remember that the songs of ‘Nikaah’ and ‘Disco Dancer’ were heard very frequently then and so were there many disco numbers, as ‘Disco’ wave and ‘Bappi Da’ era had already ‘taken-off’. Going by the date this movie was passed by Censor Board and guessing its releasing time I think the songs of this movie were over shadowed by the songs of the movie ‘Disco Dancer’ (1982) which came in December that year (passed by Censor Board on 10.12.1982).

On this auspicious 4321st day for the blog, let us get introduced to movie number 4300 on the blog with this song 🙂

This song is sung by Kishore Kumar with his characteristic style and gusto. Enjoy how every time he sings ‘disco o o o’ and ‘ek sau chaar bukhaar’ in this song. On screen Anand Balraj is lip syncing in Kishore Kumar’s voice and accompanying him performance is Leena Das while we can see Mukri, Paintal, Gulshan Grover and others present in picturization of this song.

Enjoy this foot tapping disco song. . .

[Ed Note: With this song, ‘Sugandh’ (1982) becomes the 4300th movie whose songs are represented in the blog.]

Audio (Full)

Video (Partial)

Song – Bukhaar ye hai disco bukhaar (Sugandh) (1982) Singer – Kishore Kumar, Lyrics – Ramesh Pant, MD – Bappi Lahiri
Male chorus
Female chorus
All Chorus
Mukri
Paintal

Lyrics

d
i
s
c
o

disco disco
disco disco
disco disco
disco disco
aa aa aa nachnaa
aa aa aa nachnaa
aa aa aa nachnaa
aa aa aa nachnaa
disco disco
disco disco

he he
arey kya huaa isko

ha ha ha ha
ek sau chaar bukhaar

bukhaar ye hai disco bukhaar
ye hai disco bukhaar

ek sau chaar bukhaar
ek sau chaar bukhaar

ye disco ka shikaar hai ae
isko chadhaa bukhaar hai ae
degree ek sau chaar hai ae
har ilaaj bekaar hai ae
arey
jhoomne do
naachne do
gaane do
disco o o o
ek sau chaar bukhaar
ek sau chaar bukhaar
disco disco
disco disco

bukhaar ye hai disco bukhaar
ye hai disco bukhaar

waah waah
waah waah
waah waah
waah waah

dil iska rangeen hai ae
soorat bhi namkeen hai ae
phir bhi is se rehnaa door
maamla sangeen hai ae
ye bijlee hai
jhatkaa lagtaa chhoone se jisko
disco o o o
ek sau chaar bukhaar
ek sau chaar bukhaar
disco disco
disco disco

bukhaar
ye hai disco bukhaar
ye hai disco bukhaar

aa aa aa naachnaa
aa aa aa naachnaa

jawaan dilon mein josh hai ae
kisko apnaa hosh hai ae
ye raftaar jawaani ki ee
nahin kisi ka dosh hai ae ae
phir kab aaye aisa maukaa
maaloom hai kisko
disco o o o
ek sau chaar bukhaar
ek sau chaar bukhaar
disco disco
disco disco

bukhaar
ye hai disco bukhaar
ye hai disco bukhaar

hey ae
hey ae
hey ae
hey ae

dil ko roz machalne do o o
pyaar ke rang badalne do o o
koyi hamaari khushiyon se ae ae
jaltaa hai to jalne do o
pyaar karo to thhokar maaro
tum har bandish ko
disco o o o
ek sau chaar bukhaar
ek sau chaar bukhaar
disco disco
disco disco

bukhaar
ye hai disco bukhaar
ye hai disco bukhaar

ek sau chaar bukhaar
ek sau chaar bukhaar
ek sau chaar bukhaar
ek sau chaar bukhaar
bukhaar
ye hai disco bukhaar
ye hai disco bukhaar

 

 


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 :

4183 Post No. : 15363 Movie Count :

4234

Ah so, another station that we reach. Not especially for the blog, but a pervasive tradition. Ringing out an old temporal symbol, and ringing in a new one. On the astronomical scale, this celebration does not mean anything specific. Like any other measure of time, like any other day closing and like any other day initiating. But for the human spirit – it seeks celebration, in whatever. An arbitrary spike in the ground and one can endlessly argue that this very point is the center of the earth. Ah well, how does it matter. Let us celebrate.

Coming to think of it, the celebration is phasing, crossing over into every time zone, as the midnight hour passes across the latitudes. So even this is not unique to the entire earth. We have a message on WA group few minutes back, from Peevesie’s Mom – checking whether any Atulite is in Japan or Auckland. In fact by the time we reach the midnight hour in India, eight full time zones have already crossed into the next annuity, and the celebrations are already on, the earliest one being about 8/9 hours old already. As I write these lines, Auckland is already at 6:15 am in the first day of the New Year. (Time check – it is 10:45 as I type this sentence). And once we in India cross over into 2020, it will still take another 18 hours for the midnight to reach the western edge of the International Date Line. Those who celebrate with a drink, I am sure, will not mind to have drink for every passage of a time zone crossing the midnight. 🙂 🙂

The time flows, as is, all the time. Another milestone, another celebration passes by. The revelry lasts for some time, maybe a few hours, and then the world gets back to its grinding routine. Some working places may be enjoying a holiday. Many more will not be – they will be working. I do personally know some people who prefer not to start a new year with a holiday. Inauspicious, they say.

The tradition continues. The Hindi film song community is probably not going to run out of celebration songs. New ones are being created every year, and yes, there still are decades that we have not explored as yet. Many celebration songs of all types are awaiting discovery, and a chance to be put on to our blog. The song in this post is from the 1980s – yes one of the earliest decades that we generally avoid, sticking to the 1960s and prior to find songs for posting. That is where our comfort zone is, that is where our preferences lie. A reflection of what we hear in our formative years, maybe. Newer generations will have their own baseline benchmarks. Ah well.

Our dear Prakash ji – he is so prolific is browsing and searching for event specific songs. At every anniversary and every occasion to celebrate, Atul ji and I keep getting reminder emails from him, telling us about earlier songs that he has sent in, and we have not been able to post. Sometimes these reminders have kept ringing for three – four – five years.

Today’s new year song sent in by him is from the 1985 film ‘Telephone’ – a film that I am not familiar at all with. But surely a new discovery I make as I sat through the video of this song. I got to see a different side of Deepti Naval. Her image is built around films like ‘Ek Baar Phir’ (1980), ‘Chasm e Baddoor’ (1981), ‘Saath Saath’ (1982), ‘Angoor’ (1982) and ‘Katha’ (1983). Maybe that was the time as I was phasing out of watching the newer crop of films.

The song is in the voice of Asha Bhosle. It is a lyricist-MD song with Rajesh Roshan playing both the songwriter and music director roles. Of course, it is a party song, with a lot of actors visible in the clip. The song is being lip synced by Deepti Naval and Leena Das, with the latter providing the more provocative masala performance. Then we have Marc Zuber, Yunus Parvez, Prem Chopra and Shatrughan Sinha appearing. As per Prakash ji,the dancer Shirley is also part of the dancing troupe in this song.

Wishing all readers and their families, a very very happy 2020.  Stay healhty, stay blessed.

 

Song – Assalaam-aile-Qum, Saal Mubaarak Ho  (Telephone) (1986) Singers – Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Rajesh Roshan, MD – Rajesh Roshan
Chorus

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

nineteen 
eighty …eeeee
three…..eee…ee…eeeee

nineteen eighty three (aaa…aaaa)
nineteen eighty three (aaa…aaaa)
nineteen eighty 
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty three…..eeeee…eeeee

assalaam allaikkumm
aa saal mubarak ho o
ek nayi shaam ho o o
ek naya saveraa ho
nineteen eighty three (aa…aa)
nineteen eighty three (aa…aa)
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty three….eeeeee
assalaam allaikkumm
aaa saal mubarak ho o
ek nayi shaam ho o
ek naya saveraa ho

[laughter]

aaaa….aaa…..aaaaa….aaa
aaaa….aaa…..aaaaa
aaaa….aaa…..aaaaa…aaaaa

tere mere jo dil ik honge
sapne hamaare sach honge
khoyee khoyee hui raahon mein
manzilon ke chinnh honge 
aaaaaaaaaaaa…..aaaa…..aaaaa….aaaaa
tere mere jo dil ik honge
sapne hamaare sach honge
khoyee khoyee hui raahon mein
manzilon ke chinnh honge 

[dialogue]

nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty three…eeeeee

ho o o 
assalaam allaikkum 
aa saal mubarak ho
ek nayi shaam ho o
ek naya saveraa ho

dheem theem dhaaginn thirkitta too naa
thaa thaa dhaginn thirikitta dhinnaaa

kaanton ki pagdandi par bhi
phoolon ke hanste dagar honge
na kabhi dekha na suna aisa
mele mein jashan balam hongein
aaaa…aaaa…aaaaaaaa…aaaa….aaaaa
kaanton ki pagdandi par bhi
phoolon ke hanste dagar honge
na kabhi dekha na suna aisa
mele mein jashan balam hongein
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty three…..eeee
o o o
assaallaam allaikkum
aa saal mubaarak ho o
ek nayi shaam ho o
ek naya saveraa ho

parappaa pappa pappa  rapappa
parappa pappa pappa
parapappaaaaaa
parappaa pappa  parappa pappa 
parapappaaaaaa

[dialogues]

raat toofani chali aayi to
kashti hamaari sang dolegi
maajhi ke sur par geeton par
subah ke pehli kiran hogi
aaaaaaaa……aaaaaaaaaa…aaa….aaaa
raat toofani chali aayi to
kashti hamaari sang dolegi
maajhi ke sur par geeton par
subah ke pehli kiran hogi
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty three…………..eeeeeee

ho o o
assaallaam allaikkum
ahha saal mubaarak ho o
ek nayi shaam ho o
ek naya saveraa ho
nineteen eighty three (aa..aaaaaa)
nineteen eighty three (aa..aaaa)
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty three

[laughter]


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Blog Day :

4132 Post No. : 15291 Movie Count :

4211

“Insaaf”(1987) was produced by Nitin Manmohan and directed by Mukul S Anand for Aaditya Productions, Bombay. The movie had Vinod Khanna, Dimple Kapadia, Shammi, Suresh Oberoi, Shakti Kapoor, Krutthika Desai, Leena Das, Dalip Tahil, Madan Joshi, Vikram Gokhale, Gullu Balwinder,
Gandhi, Amar Harish, Ghanshyam Rohera, Mahesh Raj, Mahesh Anand, Pradeep Singh Rawat, Manik Irani, Dinesh Hingoo etc in it.

Today (10 november 2019) is the death anniversary of Farooque Kaiser. On this occasion here is a song from “Insaaf”(1987). This song is sung by Alisha Chinoi. Farooque Kaiser is the lyricist. Music is composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal.

The song was lip synced by Leena Das on screen. Vinod Khanna and Suresh Oberoi are also seen in the piurisation.

Lyrics of this song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

With this song, “Insaaf”(1987) makes its debut in the blog.

Video (shorter)

audio(full song)

Song-Main hoon tu hai aur raat hai (Insaaf)(1987) Singer-Alisha Chinoi, Lyrics-Farooque Kaiser, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics(Based on audio version)(Provided by Prakashchandra)

main hoon oon
tu hai aur raat hai
hh
main hoon ..oon
tu hai aur raat hai
kyaa baat hai
betaabiyaan
bechainiyaan
har baat hai ae
meri jaan
aaj toh
husn bhi ishq ke saath hai ae ae
hmm…hmm
hhhh
main hoon
tu hai aur raat hai
kyaa baat hai
betaabiyaan
bechainiyaan
har baat hai ae
meri jaan
aaj toh
husn bhi ishq ke saath hai ae
hmm…hmm
hhhh
main hoon
tu hai aur raat hai

iss taraf aankhein hain meri
uss taraf woh jaam hai
iss taraf aankhein hain meri
uss taraf woh jaam hai
pyaas logon ki bujhaanaa
phir bhi meraa kaam hai
aankhon kaa nashaa
kehtaa hai sadaa
pyaalon ka nashaa
hotaa hai buraa

maikashon
ab nazar
se piyo
meri saugaat hai
mmm…mmm
hhhhh
main hoon
tu hai aur raat hai
kyaa baat hai
hhhh
betaabiyaan
bechainiyaan
har baat hai ae
meri jaan
aaj toh
husn bhi ishq ke saath hai ae
ho
haa…..o
hhhh
main hoon tu hai aur raat hai

iss taraf aawaaz meri
uss taraf woh saaz hai
iss taraf aawaaz meri
uss taraf woh saaz hai
kaanon se dil mein utarnaa
yeh bhi ek andaaz hai
donon ki adaa
judaa hai judaa
donon ki sadaa
judaa hai judaa
main hoon rimjhim tarang
pyaar ki woh toh barsaat hai ae
o o o
mm..mmm
hhhhh
main hoon tu hai aur raat hai
kyaa baat hai
hhh
betaabiyaan
bechainiyaan
har baat hai ae
o meri jaan
aaj toh
husn bhi ishq ke saath hai ae
ho o o
hmmmhmm
hhhh
main hoon tu hai aur raat hai


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.

Have you ever wondered. . .

how a song gets constructed?

and why a song is termed as a tip of the iceberg?

You must now be thinking – this is a peculiar but a very interesting intro to the 134th century post on the blog. So yes, before getting into the discussion on the proposed topic, congratulations are in order. Welcome all to the 13 thousand 4 hundredth post on our blog. The musical bandwagon rolls on – toiling, pleasing, emotionally invigorating – it continues to move tirelessly. Because. . . because music – must be there. The world, this nature – all are moving to a rhythm, and a melody. Music is instilled in everything every entity we know, we touch, we think of. But come to think of it, we do not often think of this world that way i.e. music in everything, everyday of our lives. We are so consumed with the process of existence and living day to day, that we forget to stop and smell the flowers (or smell the coffee, if you are in America). And the music of life gets hidden behind the other sundries. Often we forget to think about it.
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This article is written by Raja, 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 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.

Sometimes you wonder why a song becomes a huge hit. And at other times, you wonder why a song doesn’t.

Today, as I write this post, I am left to ponder on why this song did not become as huge a hit as, in my opinion, it deserved to. The only explanation I can come up with is that the film tanked badly at the box office. And as we know, many a song has suffered purely because the film itself didn’t do well.
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For people who grew up in the satellite TV era viz 1990s, the practice of naming the title of one’s production with the letter K began with Ekta Kapoor. But for people of my generation, who grew up three decades ago, it was Arjun Hingorani, who pioneered such usage of the letter K way back in 1970s when Ekta Kapoor was not even born ! Moreover, Arjun Hingorani’s movies would have three words and each word would begin with the letter K ! Sample the titles of his movies:- ”Kab Kyun aur Kahaan” (1970), “Kahaani Kismat Ki” (1973), “Khel Khilaadi Ka” (1977), “Kaatilon Ke Kaatil”(1981) and “Kaun Kare Kurbaani” (1991).
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“Aitbaar” (1985) was produced by Romesh Sharma and directed by Mukul Anand. The movie had Dimple Kapadia,Raj Babbar, Suresh Oberoi, Danny Denzongpa, Leena Das, Huma Khan, Sharat Saxena, Anupam Kher, Ghanshyam Roherra, Pradeep Singh, Shivraj, Pankaj Kapur etc in it.
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This article is written by Pamir Harvey, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.

This is the last song from the film Ajanabee. This is one of the lesser known songs from this movie. From its sound it hardly seems to be from Pancham except at times during the interludes. A common situation in Indian films for songs is where the lovers reach a village or a tribal camp on one of their rendezvous. Once there, they are persuaded by the locals to participate in their dance and song item. Sometimes the pair starts imagining themselves in the situation of the leading pair singing and dancing.
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