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Blog Day :

4649 Post No. : 16313

#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 131 # Qawwalis – 9
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Welcome all to another post presenting a song from the ‘decade of seventies-1971-1980’. The years when I was growing, and as a ‘child’ I have many memories and nostalgia especially related with the only popular entertainment medium available those days i.e., ‘Hindi Cinema’, ‘Radio’ and ‘Hindi Film Music’.

Today I am once again taking you to back to the ‘seventies’. Today we will listen to a ‘qawwali’ composed by Raam Laxman. His first on the blog in this category. Today’s song in not a ‘pure’ ‘qawwali’ but can be termed a ‘fusion-qawwali’ if I am not wrong. Today’s song can also remind readers of the famous ‘raaz ki baat kah doon to’ from the movie ‘Dharma-1973’.

Well, the today’s song or ‘qawwali’ is from the movie ‘Agent Vinod-1977’.

‘Agent Vinod-1977’ was directed by Deepak Bahri for ‘Sargam Pictures Pvt. Ltd., Bombay’.
It had Mahendra Sandhu, Asha Sachdev, Rehana Sultana, Iftekhar, Pinchoo Kapoor, Nazir Hussain, Ravindra Kapoor, K.N. Singh, V. Gopal, Vishwa Mehra, Viju Khote, Rajan Kapoor, Sunder, Bhagwan, Sharat Saksena, Kamal Deep, Master Romi, Shail Chaturvedi, Ranvir Raj, Gurbachan, Brujendra Mohan, Jagdeep, Helen, Jayshree T., Leena Das, Sheetal, Asha Potdar, Geeta Khanna, Shobhna Shah and others.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 23.07.1977.

I vaguely remember to have watched this movie with my Father, I had forgotten about this movie except its one song ‘Lovelina aa gaya main’. And later on, when I started my music collection, I was always looking for this movies’ song. The other thing that had made to my ‘impressionable mind’ was its dashing hero Mahendra Sandhu. However, I do not remember if I watched his other movies too (they are not so many I think).
But like many other stars from the ‘seventies’, I always remember Mahendra Sandhu’s name whenever movies or related stories about movies were discussed among friends or in the family with elders.

This movie had six songs which were penned by Ravindra Rawal and composed to music by Raam-Laxman.

Following is the list of songs of this movie (as given in HFGK Vol-V-1971-1980);

S.No. Song Title Singer/s Posted On
01 Zu zu … main jhonka matwaala Kishore Kumar, chorus
02 Lovelina main aa gaya Asha Bhonsle, Shailendra Singh 21.10.2013
03 Band kamre mein ek ladki akeli Asha Bhonsle, Mahendra Sandhu
04 Mehfil mein aaye ho aao muqaabil Asha Bhonsle, Manna Dey Being discussed today
05 Yaara dildaara, tera ye ishaara Usha Mangeshkar, Dilraj Kaur
06 Ham to nikle ram bharose Mahendra Kapoor, Jaspal Singh, chorus

We can see that as many as nine singers were used for the six songs in this movie. This easily give us hint about the variety of the songs this movie had.

Only one song from this movie has been posted on the blog on 21.10.2013. Around the same time, I had noted the today’s song which is being presented today.

Today’s song happens in a party and is sung by Asha Bhonsle and Manna Dey. On screen it is Leena Das and Mahendra Sandhu lip-syncing in the voices of Asha Bhonsle and Manna Dey respectively.
Also seen in the picturization is Asha Sachdev who accompanies Mahendra Sandhu in the party which I guess is hosted by Pinchoo Kapoor who seems to have planned to trap Mahendra Sandhu – a secret agent. And for this purpose, Leena Das sings the song to woo Mahendra Sandhu. Mahendra Sandhu who is already aware of their intentions joins the song. Not just that , he even cautions them ‘hamse na uljho aye jaan e mehfil jaan jaaoge,
pehchaan jaaoge, phir maan jaaoge’ 😊

I hope readers will like today’s song as much as I do. 😊

let us now enjoy today’s song …

Audio

Video

Song-Mehfil mein aaye ho aao muqaabil jaan jaayenge (Agent Vinod)(1977) Singers-Asha Bhonsle, Manna Dey, Lyrics-Ravindra Rawal, MD-Ram Laxman

Lyrics

Aa aa aa
Aa aa aa
Aa aa aa
aa aa aa
Jo roshani hai
aaftaab chaand taaron mein
Jo dilkashi hai
chaman ke haseen nazaaron mein
Mere shabaab mein
aise samaa gaye ae donon
Ke jaise pyaar ke nagme
jawaan bahaaron mein

Mehfil mein aaye ho
Aao muqaabil jaan jaayenge
Pehchaan jaayenge
Phir maan jaayenge
Mehfil mein aaye ho
Aao muqaabil jaan jaayenge
Pehchaan jaayenge
Phir maan jaayenge

Aji hamse na uljho
Ae jaan e mehfil jaan jaaoge
Pehchaan jaaoge
Phir maan jaaoge

Surkh zanjeer nazar teer
Adaayein khanjar
Hain tabassum mein bijliyaan
Mera shabaab kehar
Aa aa
Inmein uljhaana mujhe
Koi aasaan nahin
Maut ka darr ho jise
Main wo naadaan nahin
Kabhi nishaana
Kabhi waar chook jaata hai
Mera qaatil har ek baar
Jhhuk jaata hai
Iss ghadi bhi hoon nishaane pe
Waar kar jaao
Ya meri maut ka phir aitbaar kar jaao

Hmm bahut dekhe
Haan
Hamse na uljho
Ae jaan e mehfil jaan jaaoge
Pehchaan jaaoge
Phir maan jaaoge

Waqt ke saath main har rang mein
Dhal saktaa hoon
Zidd pe aaoon to rukh hawaa ka
Badal saktaa hoon

Josh mein yoon naa machal
Naaz itna bhi naa kar
Tujhko behkaa gayi hai
Ye jawaani ki lehar
Ye mera kaam thha
Aagaah tujhe kar dena
Koi mushkil nahin
Gumraah tujhe kar dena
zulfein kar doon jo pareshaan to
Aise ghir jaao
Inn andheron mein
Umr bhar bhatakte reh jaao
Achha
Hmm
Mehfil mein aaye ho
Aao muqaabil jaan jaayenge
Pehchaan jaayenge
Phir maan jaayenge

Jahaan mein dekhe hi nahin hai
Toone zindaa dil

Tu bhi samjhaa nahin nadaan
Adaayein qaatil
Aa aa
Aaj maukaa hai milaa

Phir na karnaa tu gilaa
Main hoon tayyar khadaa
Jhoothi zidd pe hai adaa
Jaane kyon teri jawaani pe
Reham aata hai
Haath aaya shikaar bhi
Koi ganwaata hai

Nainon se teer chale
Haan
Meri aahon se chale

Neechi nazron ki hayaa
Khaali ye waar gayaa
Tabassum ki ye bijlee
Naa meri jaan nikli
Ye meri shokh adaa
Kuchh asar hi naa hua
Dekh meri angdaayee
Ye bhi mujh tak na aayi

Mere liye koi nayaa sitam
Ijaad karo
Ya jo jawaab diya hai maine
Use yaad karo
Kyon yaad aaya ke nahin

Aji hamse na uljho
Ae jaan e mehfil jaan jaaoge
Pehchaan jaaoge
Phir maan jaaoge

Hamse na uljho
Ae jaan e mehfil jaan jaaoge
Pehchaan jaaoge
Phir maan jaaoge


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

Blog Day :

4577 Post No. : 16186

Hullo Atuldom

“Khoon Ka Badla Khoon” (1978) had songs by the hit team of S.H. Bihari- O.P.Nayyar; the team that gave us “kajra mohabbatwala”, “haule haule chalo more saajna”, taarif karoon kya uski”, “bahut shukriya badi meherbaani” and many more such hits in the ’60s.

“KKBK” had Vani Jairam, Pushpa Pagdhare, Uttara Kelkar, Mohd. Rafi for playback singers. It was directed by K. Parvez a.k.a Kalpataru and produced by Ratan Mohan. It had seven or eight songs of which the blog has only one song.

The cast included Bindu, Asha Sachdev, Mahendra Sandhu, Vinod Khanna, Ajit, Jayshree T., Padma Khanna, Iftekar, Imtiaz Khan, Sudhir etc. Seeing that the movie had so many actresses who could dance, makes it clear why OPN used three different female playback singers.

“KKBK” seems to be one of the movies where Asha Sachdev must have been the main female protagonist or to put it simple -the heroine. Also the poster of the movie suggests that Vinod Khanna may have been paired with Bindu
Here is the next song from ‘KKBK’ on the occasion of Omkar Prasad Nayyar’s 14th remembrance day. It is sung by Vani Jairam. It was and is frequently heard on radio. Vani Jairam had four solos in the movie of which this is the most popular. I found a very short video which suggests that Asha Sachdev is out to woo Mahedra Sandhu who seems to be some kind of under-cover officer. Also the video shows Ajit giving instructions to his ‘No 9’ etc as was the norm in all movies featuring Ajit in that period of time.

The poster that is accompanying the longer version of the song, as is available on youtube shows a rather smart and handsome Vinod Khanna, trying to shoot some one even as he is on the run.
The brief synopsis of the film that is available on IMDB.com says this: The story-line of the film revolves around a Crime Branch’s Officer and a courageous girl from another agency, they are appointed to catch a criminal gang who leaves a trade mark at their every crime scene.

So, that means it was a run-of-the-mill masala thriller that should have been entertaining for the masses. I would love to know how it fared at the box-office.
This is song number 184 of S.H. Bihari and 484 of O P Nayyar who should be thanked for the legacy that is there for us to enjoy

Video (shorter)

Audio (Full)

Song-Zulf lehraayi yo saawan ka maheena aa gaya (Khoon Ka Badla Khoon)(1978) Singer-Vani Jairam, Lyrics-S H Bihari, MD-O P Nayyar

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

zulf lehrayi toh
zulf lehraayi toh
saawan ka maheena aa gaya aa
zulf lehraayi toh
aasmaan par haaye ae
aasmaan par baadalon ko
paseena aa gaya
haaye
zulf lehraayi toh
zulf lehraayi toh
saawan ka maheena aa gaya aa
zulf lehrayi toh

haaye re meri shokh jawaani
meheke jaise raat ki raani
dil mein pyaar ke sapne sajakar
log maren jab meri adaa par
dil mein pyaar ke sapne sajakar
log maren jab meri adaa par
haaye
mujhko bhi jeena aa gaya
zulf lehraayi toh
zulf lehraayi toh
saawan ka maheena aa gaya aa
zulf lehraayi toh
aasmaan par haaye ae
aasmaan par baadalon ko paseena aa gaya
haaye
zulf lehraayi toh
zulf lehraayi toh saawan ka maheena aa gaya aa
zulf lehraayi toh

main kya janoon ooon
rang badalna
pi ke behakna aa aa
jhoom ke chalna
yaaron ne aankhon se pilaayi
banke pawan main bhi lehraayi
yaaron ne aankhon se pilaayi
banke pawan main bhi lehraayi
mujhko bhi peena aa gaya
zulf lehraayi toh
zulf lehraayi toh
saawan ka maheena aa gaya aa
zulf lehraayi toh
aasmaan par haaye ae
aasmaan par baadalon ko paseena aa gaya
haaye
zulf lehraayi toh
zulf lehraayi toh saawan ka maheena aa gaya aa
zulf lehraayi toh


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Blog Day : 3715 Post No. : 14644

In 1989, a new actor made his debut as a hero and that movie had a song of fond hope- papa kehte hain bada naam karega. That movie became a hit and the debutant actor, Aamir Khan really made his father proud. With passage of time, Aamir Khan has grown from strength to strength and he has in fact made his papa proud beyond his wildesh imagination.

That proud father was Tahir Hussain (19 September 1938 – 2 February 2010) whose 80th birth anniversary falls today. Tahir Hussain was a leading movie maker of his time and he was the younger brother of legendary Nasir Hussain.

Both brothers made movies that provided wholesale entertainment to the moviegoers. Extremely popular music used to be the hallmark of these movies. Just recall some of the movies that Tahir Hussain produced- “Caravan”(1971), “Anamika”(1973), “Madhosh”(1974), “Zakhmee”(1975), “Hum Hain Raahi Pyaar Ke”(1993) etc.

He was also a director, writer, actor etc in some of his, or his brother’s movies.

On tis occasion, here is a song from “Madhosh”(1974), this movie, a relatively lesser known movie, had Mahendra Sandhu, Reena Roy, Jay Shree T, Rakesh Roshan, Johny Walker, Helen, Ravindra Kapoor, Aamir Khan (then a child actor), Dilip Dhawan, Faisal Khan, Kiran Kumar etc in it.

The movie had five songs in it. Two of these songs have been covered.

This song, the third from the movie to appear in the blog is a duet. It is sung by Asha Bhonsle and Kishore Kumar. Majrooh Sultanpuri is the lyricist. Music is composed by R D Burman.

The song is picturised on Reena Roy and Mahendra Sandhu. The audio quality in the picturised value is poor and fails to do justice to the song. So I have provided the audio link which preserves the outstanding quality of this song, which is an archtypical R D Burman composition of those days. It is songs like this that used to rule the airwaves in India those days !

Audio

Video

Song-Kasam khaao tum ek baar(Madhosh)(1974) Singers-Asha Bhonsle, Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD-R D Burman

Lyrics

kasam khaao tum ek baar
mere yaar
mere dildaar
chale to na jaaoge tum baabu
kahin le ke mera pyaar
he ae
he he he he he he
kasam khata hai mera pyar mere yaar mere dildaar
aayega deewaana le ke doli sanam kal hi tere dwaar

aa haa aa ha
aa ha aa ha aaha
kasam khao tum ek baar

paagal kaho mujhe ke deewaani kaho
lalala
ab to teri huyi balam jo ho so ho
lalala
meri bala se koi rahe ya na rahe

lalalala
aa aa
magar meri nazar mein tu basi rahe
lalalalaaa
he ae
he he he he he he

basa kar mera sansaar
mere yaar
mere dildaar
chale to na jaaoge tum baabu
kahin le ke mera pyaar
he ae
he he he he he he
kasam khaata hai mera pyaar

rang se tere chhunri meri rangi rahe
lalala
maathe meri bindiya teri lagi rahe
lalala
chanda sooraj ko to mudke na dekhoon main

lalala
agar meri baahon mein tu saji rahe
lalalaaa
he ae
he he he he he he

saja kar mera sansaar
mere yaar mere dildaar
chale to na jaoge tum baabu
kahin tum le ke mera pyaar
he ae
he he he he he he
kasam khaata hai mera pyaar

lala
mere yaar
lalala
mere dildaar
lalalala
aayega deewaana le ke doli sanam kal hi tere dwaar
aa haa
aa aa
aa haa
aa aa
he he


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All numbers are unique unto themselves – inasmuch as each number has its own claim to fame just by being what it is. And but for the imagination and fancies applied by our minds, which at times picks on certain characteristics and binds some special stature to some of them, all these numbers would be as interesting, or for that matter disinteresting, as any other number. Let me quote the instance of a number that has now become famous as the ‘Hardy – Ramanujan Number’. This anecdote is attributed to a conversation in or about 1919 (wow, ninety seven years ago), that happened in London. Indian mathematician Srinivas Ramanujan, who was based in London for some time, was ill and confined to his bed at his residence. His friend, Godfrey Hardy, another mathematician (who had invited and arranged for Ramanujan’s travel etc. to London), came visiting him. The initial conversation was about Hardy’s journey to see Ramanujan. He mentioned off hand that the number of the taxicab in which he had travelled, was 1729 – for all intents a most uninteresting and boring number. To this comment, Ramanujan replied that ‘1729’ was a very special number. In fact it is the smallest number that can be represented as the sum of two cubes, in two different ways. (I am avoiding the calculation details; interested readers can google this for more details).
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“Habari” (1978) was produced by Hitkarn Singh and directed by Sher Jung Singh for Pix International. The movie had Mahendra Sandhu, Preeti Sapru, Narender Nath, Sapru, Raju Desai, Prakash Gill, Kanwar Ajeet, Salima Din, Fiza-ul-Haq, Gurbachan Singh, Dileep Desai, Laila, P. S. Chaggar, Ramlal, Baburao, Baggar, Subhash, Gurmit, Jay Singh etc in it.
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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 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.

In our songs categories we already have a category named ‘how come this song was not posted earlier’ on our blog.
How about adding a category named ‘Songs that I came across by chance’?
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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 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.

Today 21st October is the birthday of the dancing diva HELEN. And it is not possible to let it pass by without a song to show our love for her.

But that is the most difficult task for us atulites. Why? Because we have covered so many of her famous songs that one has to sit down with pen and paper to make a list of those songs that are left. In that respect I envy the various radio channels and TV programmes which will show the same set of songs on every occasion. I suspect that they don’t know the existence of the lesser known songs.
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“Madhosh” (1974) was produced by Tahir Hussain and directed by Desh Gautam. The movie had Reena Roy, Rakesh Roshan, Mahendra Sandhu, Johny Walker, Helen, Jayshree T, Ravindra Kapoor etc in it. Present day star Aamir Khan is also present in the movie as a child artist.
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