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Today (5 July 2022) is the 5100th day for the blog.

Blog Day :

5100 Post No. : 17034

Regulars may have noticed lack of activity in the blog on my part for the last ten odd days. From June 25 till June 28, 7 posts were published and all these articles were posted by Sudhir jee. I had specifically requested him on 24 June 2022 that “it will be difficult for me to find time for publishing new posts from 24 june till 27 June. So I request you to uphold the blog flag for these four days.”

Sudhir jee had promised to do the needful, viz ensuring that we had at least one post on each of these days. He ended up publishing four posts on 27 June 2022, prompted by an over-enthusiastic Avinash Scrapwala, who sent many RD Burman write ups on that day for publication. 🙂

I was extremely busy from the evening of 23 June till noon of 28 June. I was journeying throughout these days, crisscrossing various places, never staying in one place for more than one day. I was in mission mode to achieve mission critical tasks where Icould not afford to fail.

What exactly were there mission critical tasks ?

Convocation ceremony of 2016 batch of MBBS students of LTMMC was to take place on 24 June. As proud parents of our daughter who was among the one hundred plus MBBS students successfully completing their course and internship from LTMMC (Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical college), I and my wife obviously had to be present in Mumbai on this occasion. I took an evening flight from Gorakhpur to Mumbai on 23 june and arrived Mumbai at around 9 PM. My wife, who was at Bhopal, took an evening train (Punjab Mail) at Rani Kamlapati and arrived Mumbai on the morning of 24 June.

The convocation ceremony took place at the iconic Shanmukhananda auditorium of Mumbai, which is located close to LTMMC in Sion, Mumbai. I had read about this famous auditorium many times. Many well known cultural programs have taken place in this auditorium. Portraits of some legendary artists hang on the walls of the auditorium.

The convocation ceremony, which was supposed to start at 10 AM, started late, after 12 noon. The 2700 plus seat capacity auditorium was full of relatives of the students. While there were many from Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra, several sets of parents and relatives had come from all over India, and some from abroad as well.

The 14 dignitaries (including six ladies) who were welcomed and seated on the dais were the “who is who” of medical fraternity in Mumbai.

The function was not a boring affair. These convocations held at Mumbai are very much like the film city functions, full of songs and dances. The students entered the hall dancing to some new popular Hindi movie songs, which I was obviously oblivious of. 🙂 They then took their seats in the front rows of the auditorium.

All the 14 dignitaries gave their speeches. That was followed by the function where individual students were called by name and handed over their certificates, medals etc. It was quite filmy ishtyle program. The name of the student and his/her details would be announced. Then a filmy song would play and the student would make a grand entry on the stage, dancing to that tune. Most of these tunes were new (unfamiliar to me), but I was happy to note that some of the students danced to the tunes of 1970s and 1980s Hindi movie songs as well. 🙂

The medals and certificate distribution went on till after 2 PM. then it was lunch break. After lunch break, four videos, prepared and shot by the students themselves, that showed their stay during these years in the college, were played. My daughter was co producer, director, (and actor too) in one of these videos. 🙂

It was evening when the gala function finally came to a close. The hectic and satisfying day had passed, but another hectic day awaited the two of us the next day. I and my wife had to catch an early morning flight to Gorakhpur the next day (25 June 2022).

We checked in to a hotel near the airport on the night of 24 June. We woke up at 4 AM in the morning and left for the airport. The flight was at 6 AM. We arrived Gorkhpur before time at 8 AM on 25 June which was a Saturday. After arriving at home, I (rather my wife), got busy in the task that was upon us. 90 % of the household items, including the car had already been sent to Bhopal in February 2022. The remaining items were now required to be packed and loaded on a truck to be dispatched to Bhopal. This work is normally done by professional packers, but my wife does it herself.

The truck was dispatched in the afternoon. Then we went to the gas agency and surrendered the gas connection.

The most important ‘item’ that we needed to shift was not luggage, but the two pets, namely Bhole and Izza. The cat had been shifted to Bhopal in February and that was less challenging because the cat went in our car along with wife and daughter. Taking the dogs by car for 1000 km was out of question because the car was no longer there in Gorakhpur. Moreover, the junior dog, Izza, is a very poor road traveller and she gets sick at the prospect of a road travel.

Fortuitously, there was one direct train from Gorakhpur towards Bhopal the very next morning (26 June 2022). It is the only train from Gorakhpur towards Bhopal that has an AC first coach in it. According to Railway rules, dogs can be taken either in dog box kept in Guard van (an unrealistic rule) or in AC first coach, if fellow passengers do not object. The best way to eliminate fellow passengers’ objection is to ensure that we book a two berth coupe (there are two such coupes in AC first coach). I had asked my staff to sound out the person who allots berths in the train including AC first that we should be allotted a two berth coupe.

But that is not all. Dogs are needed to be booked on the train. You need to have health certificate for them issued by a vet who certifies that they are fit to travel by train. That certificate is produced at the parcel office along with owners’ ticket and ID proof. Then a ticket is issued for the dogs allowing then to travel by train. Mostly, this booking of pets takes place one hour before the train has to start and the pets must be presented at the booking office. But that was a very challenging scenario. Gorakhpur Railway station is a very vast Railway station. The parcel booking office is in platform number one, whereas the train leaves from platform number nine. The two platforms are like two terminals of Mumbai Airport. So I sent my staff to convince the parcel officials to issue the pets documents earlier, if possible.

Next morning, my staff, who had reached the station at 5 AM, phoned me informing me that the tickets for the pets had been booked. Booked without taking the pets to the parcel office ! That was a big relief. So we directly reached at platform nine. There is a road running parallel to the platform. So we reached close to our coach and boarded the train along with the pets and luggage.The staff who had got the pets ticket booked handed me the document. I profusely thanked the staff, but failed to notice that the ticket price was Rs 400/-. However, I paid the money to the staff later.

After some initial discomfiture, both dogs, including Izza made themselves comfortable. Bhole, as is his wont being a down to earth dog, preferred to sit down on the floor. I made Izza sit on the lower berth and she soon made herself comfortable there, much to our relief.

Though we had sent most of our luggage earlier, but subsequently my wife discovered some more items that needed to be carried with us. So our luggage had become considerable. In Gorakhpur, the staff took care of carrying the luggage. I needed similar help at Bhopal. So I phoned the mechanical officer at Bhopal and requested for the help of his staff in carrying my luggage. The train arrived Bhopal before time at 8:40 PM (scheduled arrival time was 8:55 PM). The luggage and pets were deboarded.

Our daughter, after her convocation on 24 June had taken a morning flight to Bhopal on 25 June. She was to receive us at Bhopal. All the luggage and the two pets were somehow accommodated in the car. Izza, whom I was holding in the front passenger seat was putting up a stiff fight. Somehow I managed to restrain her while we arrived at the home. So our pets were successfully transported from Gorakhpur to Bhopal.

Next morning (27 June), the daughter had to go back to Mumbai. She drove the car herself to the airport. In the return direction, I drove the car back to the home. By the time we arrived home and had our breakfast etc, the daughter had already reached Mumbai. 🙂

I had my train back towards Gorakhpur in the afternoon. The train got delayed by about three hours. I boarded the train in the evening instead of afternoon, and arrived Gorakhpur at noon of 28 June, instead of morning.

If I was busy till morning on 28 June, the other engagements for the next three days were even more important. It is just that I did not have to travel on these days.

The residence items had all been sent. So I needed some other accommodation at Gorakhpur. I had already booked a transit accommodation room in a Railway Officers rest house. I went there. After getting ready, I went to office and sent the quarter vacation memo to the concerned officials. I asked my staff to find out all the clearances that are required to be taken and to take them promptly. It turned out that clearances from five different departments (electricity, telephone etc.) is needed. My staff got busy arranging for these clearances, while I got busy doing things that needed my presence.

Though we had submitted the gas cylinders and regulator two days earlier, but papers were not given on that day because the dealer was unavailable. I went to the gas agency and waited for an hour before the concerned person arrived and I could take the relevant document with me.

In the evening, there was one get together in the Railway Museum in my honor. Looking at my hectic schedule, the organizers of the function were wondering whether I would be able to attend this function. I managed to attend it. When I was asked to give a speech on the occasion, I gave a long speech, all extempore of course.

The next day, viz 29 June 2022 was rather sedate by comparison as there were no pressing engagements on that day. There was one function in the evening where my staff working directly under me honored me. There too I gave one extempore speech. My contents in this speech were different from my speech of 28 June 2022. 🙂

The next date, viz 30 June 2022 was the all important day. More than the day, I was interested in the next day, the pehli taareekh,viz 1 July 2022, when I had an early morning train to Bhopal. It was the same train in which we had transported our pets from Gorakhpur to Bhopal on 26 June 2022.

I spent the morning of 30 June 2022 packing my stuff. I was under strict instructions from my wife not to leave anything behind, not to misplace anything, and complete my packing well in advance etc. I was trying to do all that but as always, I had to leave my packing till last moment, even though my train was early morning on 1 July 2022.

In the office, I tried to clean up my stuff from almirahs, computers etc. In the computer I had logged in to my accounts of WordPress, Gmail, Office365 etc. I tried to log off from most of them but I ran out of time.

There was a function in the afternoon in HQ meeting hall headed by AGM (Additional General Manager). It was followed by a function in our own mechanical department.

Final program of the day was organised in Railway Officers club at night. Officers and their spouses were present in good number on the occasion. It was organised to honor four people including me. After cultural programs, it was time for speeches. When it was time for my speech, I gave another extempore speech. It was a lighthearted speech containing fun facts that was well received by the audience. I also mentioned the song blog towards the end of my speech. I mentioned that I had a Hindi movie songs related site called Atul Song A Day, ASAD in short. Till today, it was ASAD Gorakhpuri, from tomorrow it will be ASAD Bhopali. 🙂

The speeches were followed by dinner. Some of the guests complimented me for my witty speech, which I had thought up at the spur of the moment.

The club day was over at 10:30 PM. I went back to rest house, tried to complete the packing, but I could see that some packing could only be done at the last moment. I set alarm for 4 AM in my mobile and tried to go to sleep.

It was the alarm that woke me up. Then I realized that I had to get ready for the early morning train. I took bath, packed the remaining stuff, and checked to see that nothing was left behind. The car driver was supposed to arrive at 5 :30 AM. My luggage was all packed. All dues of all people (milkman, newsman, the person who booked my pets) were paid. My mobile which gets discharge very fast was plugged in for charging.

The car arrived. I got the stuff loaded in the car, handed over the key to the reception, and left for the station. Halfway towards the station, I pressed my left pant pocket and realized that my mobile was not there. I had forgotten the mobile back in the room. I asked the driver to turn back, the key was again taken from reception. The mobile, plugged in the power socket, was taken along with the charger. Heaving a big sigh of relief, I restarted for the station.

The train, unlike on 26 June 2022, started late. This train kept getting delayed because it went from a much longer diverted route and that took seven hours longer to reach Bhopal. The train, that was supposed to arrive Bhopal at 8:55 PM on 1 July arrived Bhopal at 4:20 AM on 2 July 2022. My luggage had become sizable and I needed to help of Railway staff this time too. The staff arrived to carry my luggage after I had already unloaded them from the train. Just as I was thinking that I may have to wait, I found my wife entering the platform. So, she had arrived to receive me, along with her sister this time. All the luggage was easily accommodated in her sister’s MUV and we left for the Bhopal home. We arrived there when it was early morning.

Why all these hectic activities ? “Blame” my birthday for this which took place on 20 June. That birthday, unlike the previous birthdays meant that it was finally time to say goodbye to Railway service. In other words, I was to retire on 30 June 2022. All the hectic engagements and functions were being held for that reason.

I am very happy and relieved that I managed to overcome all the logistical challenges successfully without any failure anywhere. It was quite a logistical challenge and it took some meticulous planning and co operation of many that led to successful executions of all the plans that were laid out.

To cut a long story short, with effect from 1 July 2022, I am a retired person settled in Bhopal. So this blog is now officially ASAD Bhopali. 😀

Today (5 July 2022) happens to be the 5100th day for the blog. It is an appropriate occasion for me to break this news to the readers of the blog. 🙂

On this occasion, I have chosen a song from ‘Sher e Watan’ (1971). It was directed by Harbans for New Sunrise Productions, Bombay. The movie had Prithviraj Kapoor, Dara Singh, Nishi, Rajan Haksar, Nadira, Bela Bose, Aruna Irani, Bhagwan, Roopali, Pal Sharma, Dhanraj, Saudagar Singh, Prakash, Trilok Singh, Uma Khosla, Bramhachari etc in it.

The movie had four songs in it. One song has already been covered in the blog. This song is sung by Mukesh and Asha Bhonsle. The song is picturised on two females where one plays the role of a male by attaching a thin mustache under her nose.

Usha Khanna is the music director. The main reason why I chose this song is that it is penned by Asad Bhopali. 😀

I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of the song.

This rarely heard song is a song that grows on you as you get exposed to this song.

It is a nice feeling to be able to join the club of our seniors. Hopefully I will be able to have an active and fruitful second innings like them. 🙂


Song-Zara hamse milo hamse milo hamse milo jaan(Sher e Watan)(1971) Singers-Mukesh, Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Asad Bhopali, MD-Usha Khanna
Mukesh + Asha Bhonsle

Lyrics

zara humse milo
zara humse milo
humse milo humse milo jaan
zara humse milo
humse milo humse milo jaan
dekho to dil mein hain kya kya armaan
zara humse milo
zara humse milo
humse milo
humse milo jaan
zara humse milo
humse milo
humse milo jaan
dekhen to dil mein hain kya kya armaan
zara humse milo
humse milo
humse milo jaan

malika e husn
bahaaron ki haseen shehzaadi
chaand ka noor
sitaaron ki haseen shehzaadi
aao in champai honthon ko gulaabi kar den
aao in nargisi aankhon ko sharaabi kar den
in jhuki jhuki nazron pe dil kurbaan
ho jhuki jhuki nazron pe dil kurbaan
humse milo
humse milo
humse milo
humse milo jaan

honth kuchch aur bhi kaanpenge gulaabi hoke
aankh kuchch aur bhi behkengi sharaabi hoke
zulf ki chhaanv mein
is raat ko dhal jaane do
pyaar ki aag mein
do jismon ko jal jaane do
aaj nahin khwaabon mein dil e naadaan
aaj nahin khwaabon mein dil e naadaan
zara humse milo
hey zara humse milo
humse milo humse milo jaan

aag kuchch aur bhi bhadkegi
galey mil mil ke
ik mulaakaat mein niklenge na armaan dil ke
zindagi ab inhin baahon mein basar karna hai
pyaar hi pyaar hamen
shaam o sahar karna hai
tum bhi yahi waada karo
mere meharbaan
tum bhi yahi waada karo
mere meharbaan
zara humse milo
hey zara humse milo
humse milo
humse milo jaan
dekhen to dil mein hain kya kya armaan
zara humse milo

zara humse milo
humse milo
humse milo jaan
dekho to dil mein hain kya kya armaan
zara humse milo
humse milo
humse milo jaan


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

Blog Day :

4591 Post No. : 16215 Movie Count :

4413

#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 121 # Missing Films of 1971- 01#

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I had in my earlier posts under this series mentioned that this year ‘2021’ is ‘special’ for movies of the year ‘1971’, because all the movies released over the year in ‘1971’ will be completing the FIFTY years of their respective releases. And as this decade ‘2021-2030’ will progress, the movies released over the years ‘1971-1980’ will progressively be completing ‘fifty years’ of released’.

We still have to add many movies of this year ‘1971’ to the blog. The details of these movies will follow in the future posts to come on the blog.

Today let us welcome one more movie of ‘1971’ on the blog. This movie was passed by Censor Board on 06.01.1971, so it has already completed its fifty years of release. This movie is ‘Sher-E-Watan’.

‘Sher-E-Watan- 1971’ was directed by Harbans for ‘New Sunrise Productions, Bombay’.

It had Prithviraj Kapoor, Dara Singh, Nishi, Rajan Haksar, Nadira, Bela Bose, Aruna Irani, Bhagwan, Roopali, Pal Sharma, Dhanraj, Saudagar Singh, Prakash, Trilok Singh, Uma Khosla, Bramhachari and others.

According to HFGK Vol-V (1971-1980) this movie ‘Sher-E-Watan’ was a historical movie.

I have not watched this movie and would request knowledgeable readers to throw more light on this movie and its songs.

This movie had four songs written by Asad Bhopali and music composed by Usha Khanna.

As per HFGK here is the list of songs of this movie;

S.No. Song Title Singer/s
01 Zindagi bhar hamen tujhse pyaar rahegaa Asha Bhonsle
02 Aur pee o yaar thodi aur pee Usha Khanna
03 Mera Mehboob mujhko mil jaaye Asha Bhonsle
04 Zaraa hamse milo hamse milo hamse milo Mukesh, Asha Bhonsle

I had no recollection of having heard the songs of this movie. But when I was trying to select a song, I listened to each of them and I realised that the Mukesh-Asha duet from this movie as a song familiar to me. Even the Asha Bhonsle song ‘mera mehboob mujhko mil jaaye’ as familiar to me. I am leaving the ‘Mukesh’ song for Mahesh ji to take care. Today I am presenting the song ‘mera mehboob mujhko mil jaaye’ on the blog.

Let us listen and enjoy today’s song which I guess is picturized on Nishi. Dara Singh is also seen in the picturization of this song.

As mentioned above today’s song is sung by Asha Bhonsle. Lyrics are by Asad Bhopali. Music is composed by Usha Khanna.

with this song the movie ‘Sher-e-Watan-1971’ makes its debut on the blog.

Audio

Video

Song-Mera mehboob mujhko mil jaaye (Sher e Watan)(1971) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Asad Bhopali, MD-Usha Khanna

Lyrics

meraa mehboob mujhko mil jaaye ae
meraa mehboob mujhko mil jaaye
maine raaton ko uthhkar duaa ki hai ae
maine raaton ko uthhkar duaa ki hai
dil ko dard e muhabbat raas aaye
dil ko dard e muhabbat raas aaye
maine raaton ko uthhkar duaa ki hai ae
maine raaton ko uthhkar duaa ki hai

kya kahoon kitnaa
bechain rehta thhaa dil
tujhse har roz milne ko
kehtaa thhaa dil
kya kahoon kitnaa
bechain rehta thhaa dil
tujhse har roz milne ko
kehtaa thhaa dil
jab teraa naam loon
tu nazar aaye
jab teraa naam loon
tu nazar aaye
maine raaton ko uthhkar duaa ki hai ae
maine raaton ko uthhkar duaa ki hai
meraa mehboob mujhko mil jaaye
maine raaton ko uthhkar duaa ki hai ae
maine raaton ko uthhkar duaa ki hai

tu bhi milne ke dhoondhhe
bahaane sanam
koi taaqat naa roke
wafaa ke qadam
tu bhi milne ke dhoondhhe
bahaane sanam
koi taaqat naa roke
wafaa ke qadam
dil tadap ke
tujhe bhi tadpaaye ae
dil tadap ke
tujhe bhi tadpaaye
maine raaton ko uthhkar duaa ki hai ae
maine raaton ko uthhkar duaa ki hai
meraa mehboob mujhko mil jaaye
maine raaton ko uthhkar duaa ki hai ae
maine raaton ko uthhkar duaa ki hai

tu kareeb aaye itnaa
ke kho jaaun main
tere shaanon pe sar rakh ke
so jaaun main
tu kareeb aaye itnaa
ke kho jaaun main
tere shaanon pe sar rakh ke
so jaaun main
ek aisi mulaaqaat ho jaaye
ek aisi mulaaqaat ho jaaye
maine raaton ko uthhkar duaa ki hai ae
maine raaton ko uthhkar duaa ki hai
meraa mehboob mujhko mil jaaye
maine raaton ko uthhkar duaa ki hai ae
maine raaton ko uthhkar duaa ki 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 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 :

4445 Post No. : 15895

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This Week, That Year – 3
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13Sep – 19Sep, 2010
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Blog ten year challenge (2010-2020)- Song Number 81
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OK, so finally ‘Anmol Ghadi’ got yippeee’d this week, on the very first day of the week. And Atul ji, still waiting for you to clear the mystery behind this yippeee.

Once again, a very prolific week, the pace of post updates continues in full swing. Except that one day this week, we scored only a single. But for the rest of the week, it was all sixes with one extra run from an overthrow.

The blog scored 38 posts this week. Of these 38, we had only one guest post for the week – by Santosh Ojha ji. A total of 36 films made their appearance, with two films scoring two appearances each. We had 1 film that reached yippeee status. A whopping 15 films made their debut this week. That is close to almost half the films that got featured that week.  Since that week was done with, of the 36 films featured, 26 films have been formally and fully yippeee’d. Ten of them are still awaiting their numbers to be fully showcased. Given below is the detailed chart for the week. You will notice a new column and new notations today. I will explain them later in this write up.

Blog Ten Year Challenge (2010-2020) Series
Sl.No. Movie Name Year HFGK NoS ASAD NoS Possible LFe Deb/Yip Milestone Film Status Pending
13-Sep-10
1 Anmol Ghadi 1946 12 12 Y Yippeee’d
2 Ghoonghat 1960 10 6 Pending 4
3 Aashiq 1962 8 8 Yippeee’d
4 Around The World 1967 9 9 D Yippeee’d
5 Night In London 1967 7 7 Yippeee’d
6 Kismat 1968 5 5 Yippeee’d
14-Sep-10
1 Sagaai 1951 9 9 D Yippeee’d
15-Sep-10
1 Daastaan 1950 9 9 Yippeee’d
2 Lakeerein 1954 11 5 D Pending 6
3 Shama Parwaana 1954 11 11 Yippeee’d
4 Sarhad 1960 7 6 D Pending 1
5 Zabak 1961 8 8 Yippeee’d
6 Kal Aaj Aur Kal 1971 6 3 D Pending 3
7 Kaala Patthar 1979 6 6 D Yippeee’d
16-Sep-10
1 Daastaan 1950 9 9 Yippeee’d
2 Mukhda 1951 11 9 2 D Yc ? 2 LFe
3 Begunaah 1957 6 6 D Yippeee’d
4 Jaal 1967 6 6 Yippeee’d
5 Patthar Ke Sanam 1967 7 7 Yippeee’d
6 Khushboo 1975 4 4 Yippeee’d
17-Sep-10
1 Vidyapati 1937 13 13 Yippeee’d
2 Meena Baazaar 1950 12 12 D Yippeee’d
3 Darwaaza 1954 8 5 D Pending 3
4 Maai Baap 1957 6 6 D Yippeee’d
5 Zindagi Ya Toofaan 1958 10 9 Pending 1
6 Andaaz 1971 6 6 D Yippeee’d
18-Sep-10
1 Paraayi Aag 1948 8 8 D Yippeee’d
2 Poonam 1952 9 9 Yippeee’d
3 Maai Baap 1957 6 6 Yippeee’d
4 Hercules 1964 6 1 D Pending 5
5 Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya 1966 10 10 Yippeee’d
6 Ummeed 1971 7 7 D Yippeee’d
19-Sep-10
1 Shabnam 1949 10 10 Yippeee’d
2 Aan 1952 11 11 Yippeee’d
3 Milaap 1955 8 8 Yippeee’d
4 Chaand Mere Aaja 1960 7 6.5 Pending 1
5 Sahib Bibi aur Ghulaam 1962 8 7 1 Yc ? 1 LFe
6 Sharaarat 1972 6 7 Yippeee’d

You may notice that I used the phrase ‘formally and fully’ to qualify the yippeee status of the films. The reason I used this phrase is the following. As we are making progress towards our ideal of bringing on board all the Hindi film songs, we do find ourselves against certain difficult limitations. These have to do with – one, non availability of certain songs, and two, erroneous or missing information about some films and songs. I will highlight these situations as we progressively face them. For this week, here are the difficult situations that I came across.

The first one is the film ‘Mukhdaa’ from 1951. This film debuted on our blog on 16th Sep ten years back. The film has 11 songs, as per the Geet Kosh listings. We have located and posted 9 of them over the past decade. The remaining two are practically untraceable. Firstly, of the 11 songs listed, one was never put on a gramophone record, as the producers planned for and contracted with HMV for only 5 discs, which means 10 songs in all. The song at serial no. 6 – “Dekho Jee Pehli Baar, Kiya Hai Tumse Pyaar” was never released on a gramophone record. Then comes a footnote in the Geet Kosh which states that one record, N36900 was ordered, but then cancelled later on. It never got published, although the songs were recorded. This record was supposed to carry the two songs at serial no. 3 – “Mehlon Ke Rehne Waale Mehlon Mein Hans Rahe Hain” and serial no. 7 – “Poochhiye Na Haal Jee, Palle Nahin Maal Jee”. So that would mean that we should have 3 missing songs and not 2.

But wait, here is one more interesting twist in the story. It seems that after cancelling the publication of the record N36900, the producers went ahead and commissioned one more record, with number N50008. Looking at the huge gap in the series number of the records, it is clear that the latter record (N50008) was ordered much later than 1951. Strangely, this newly ordered record now carried the song at serial no. 7 – “Poochhiye Na Haal. . .” and the song at serial no. 10 – “Jaa Teri Meri, Meri Teri”. This latter song at serial no. 10 was already published and is available as one side of the record with number N36870, the flip side of which carries the song at serial no. 5 – “Neele Se Dupatte Pe Hain Peeli Peeli Dhaariyaan”. The net outcome of these, what I shall call – confusing decisions – is that the song at serial no. 10 – “Jaa Teri Meri. . .” is now available on two distinct published gramophone records for this film. And the song at serial no. 3 – “Mehlon Ke Rehne Waale. . .” has got lost, probably forever. The saving grace is that the song at serial no. 7 – “Poochhiye Na Haal Jee. . .” is now available. It might also have been lost forever, but for this confusing set of decisions, which saved this song for posterity. And so the songs at serial no. 6 (this one not planned at all for release on gramophone record) and the song at serial no. 3 (unpublished due to cancellation of one gramophone record), are likely never going to surface. They may still be existing on some original spool tapes from the original recordings, and/or they may be on the soundtrack of the film. However, since both these items are not yet available in public domain, and with very little likelhood that they will make an appearance in the future, we could label them as LFe (Lost Forever). That does leave us two songs short of ever declaring this film as yippeee’d.

Coming to the second similar instance, also from this week. The film is ‘Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam’ from 1962. It had made its debut on our blog on 23rd Dec, 2008. The seventh song of this film was posted on 24th Sep, 2011. Geet Kosh lists 8 songs for this film. The missing song is the one at serial no. 5 – “Sahil Ki Taraf Kashti Le Chal, Toofaan Ke Thapede Sehna Kya”. As per the listing, this song was recorded in the voice of Hemant Kumar. This song never got published on a gramophone record. Now eight total songs will completely fit on 4 gramophone discs. But the producer seems to have taken a decision to completely omit this song. In fact, the song at serial no. 6 – “Bhanwra Bada Naadaan Haaye”, makes appearance on two gramophone discs nos. N54036 and N54038, while the above mentioned song in Hemant Kumar’s voice has been completely axed from any publication. It does not exist in the film. The film information booklet lists this song, and that is just about it. Here is one more case where a song qualifies to be labeled as LFe. And that also leaves the film ‘Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam’ one song short of being declared as yippeee’d.

Based on the above discussed circumstances, these two films will never reach the Yippeee status. So I have a proposal here to address this situation. In the face of such stern circumstances, I propose that we introduce a Yippeee variant status – ‘Conditional Yippeee’ – to be indicated as ‘Yc’ in our charts and tables. In such cases, when we come to the conclusion that it is (almost) impossible that one or more songs of a certain film will ever be traced, we may declare that film to be Conditinally Yippeee’d, once all the possibly available songs are accounted for on our blog. The proposal is presented for consideration of the team, and I would request other members to please present their views and comments. In the table above of the week’s status ten years ago, I am provisionally marking these two films as ‘Yc’, pending agreement by the team,

This week we have one more case of a partial missing song in a multi part / multi version scenario. In the case of the film ‘Chaand Mere Aaja’ from 1957. The main theme song of the film – “Chaand Ko Dekho Ji” / “Chaand Mere Aa Ja Re” – has one additional part, identified as the sad version. Details of this part are provided by dear Prakash ji, including the additional lyrics. Just that we as editors have not yet gotten around to update the post itself. In fact, the HFGK listing shows 7 songs, which include this sad version of the song. This sad version of the song is not released on gramophone discs, and is available only from the film itself. My effort is to get this post updated within a day, and be able to change the pending status of this film from ‘0.5’ to ‘0’. And by the way, the Geet Kosh listing has one incomplete information relating to this song. It lists Lata Mangeshkar as the singer of this part. However, as we view the video, we find that this part is in the voices of both Rafi Sb and Lata ji.

Let me come to the song for today. This discussion on errors and limitations has become quite long. I also wanted to write about the film ‘Doctor’ of 1941 and the related info error in the Geet Kosh. I encountered this error the previous week. But I will write about it in the next episode of this series.

‘Hercules’ of 1964, has quite a dubious distinction to note. The first song, the debut of this film, came on board on 18th September, 2010. Today, I bring on board the second song of this film. Interesting that this film has been in hibernation for a full decade, despite the fact that there are some wonderful songs pending for this film. As is evidenced by the song in this post – a Helen dance song in a royal darbaar setting. The words come from the pen of Anand Bakshi, the music is from the mind of N Datta and the singing voice is Asha Bhosle. On screen we see Dara Singh, as Hercules, in chains, possibly being prepared for execution. Other actors we see in this not so clear a video clip, are Nishi, BM Vyas, Maruti Rao, Leela Misra, P Kailash and Indira Billi.

Helen’s performance is her usual self – so wonderfully elegant and graceful, even as she gives a sensuous performance. The ease with which she is coordinating the dance movements, the lip syncing, the facial expressions et al – she is a master class all by herself.

I request the readers to please do comment on the proposed ’Conditional Yippeee’ status and the associated notation introduced in this week’s chart. Thanks.

Video

Audio

Song – Na. . . Idhar Dekhna, Na. . . Udhar Dekhna  (Hercules) (1964) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Anand Bakshi, MD – N Datta

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

naa..aaa..aaa..aaaa
idhar dekhnaa..aaa..aaa
naa..aaa..aaa..aaaa
udhar dekhnaa..aaa
kya ishaara
karegi
nazar dekhna
dekhna kya hota hai
dekhna kya hota hai
dekhna kya hota hai ae ae

kaun jaane
ke kya hona hai
muskuraana
ke mujhe rona hai
aaj ki shab
soch le mehfil
jaagnaa hai
ke bas sona hai
aankh lag
jaaye naa
bekhabar dekhna
dekhna kya hota hai
dekhna kya hota hai
dekhna kya hota hai ae ae
naa..aaa..aaa..aaaa
idhar dekhnaa..aaa..aaa
naa..aaa..aaa..aaaa
udhar dekhnaa..aaa
kya ishaara
karegi
nazar dekhna
dekhna kya hota hai
dekhna kya hota hai
dekhna kya hota hai ae ae

hum ne maana
ke sau pehre hain
ye andhere
bade gehre hain
saamne tez aftaabon ke
ye andhere
kabhi thehre hain
muskuraa
ke rahegi
seher dekhna
dekhna kya hota hai
dekhna kya hota hai
dekhna kya hota hai ae ae
naa..aaa..aaa..aaaa
idhar dekhnaa..aaa..aaa
naa..aaa..aaa..aaaa
udhar dekhnaa..aaa
kya ishaara
karegi
nazar dekhna
dekhna kya hota hai
dekhna kya hota hai
dekhna kya hota hai ae ae

aasmaan se
khabar aayi hai
ke qayaamat
idhar aayi hai
sab gunehgaar
kaanp utthe hain yoon
maut shaayad
nazar aayi hai
main jidhar
dekhoon saa..aare udhar dekhna
dekhna kya hota hai
dekhna kya hota hai
dekhna kya hota hai ae ae
naa..aaa..aaa..aaaa
idhar dekhnaa..aaa..aaa
naa..aaa..aaa..aaaa
udhar dekhnaa..aaa
kya ishaara
karegi
nazar dekhna
dekhna kya hota hai
dekhna kya hota hai
dekhna kya hota hai ae ae

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir Kapur)
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ना॰॰आs॰॰आs॰॰आs
इधर देखना॰॰आs॰॰आs
ना॰॰आs॰॰आs॰॰आs
उधर देखना॰॰आs॰॰आs
क्या इशारा
करेगी
नज़र देखना
देखना क्या होता है
देखना क्या होता है
देखना क्या होता है ए ए

कौन जाने
के क्या होना है
मुसकुराना
के मुझे रोना है
आज की शब
सोच ले महफिल
जागना है
के बस सोना है
आँख लग
जाये ना
बेखबर देखना
देखना क्या होता है
देखना क्या होता है
देखना क्या होता है ए ए
ना॰॰आs॰॰आs॰॰आs
इधर देखना॰॰आs॰॰आs
ना॰॰आs॰॰आs॰॰आs
उधर देखना॰॰आs॰॰आs
क्या इशारा
करेगी
नज़र देखना
देखना क्या होता है
देखना क्या होता है
देखना क्या होता है ए ए

हमने माना
के सौ पहरे हैं
ये अंधेरे
बड़े गहरे हैं
सामना तेज़ आफ़ताबों के
ये अंधेरे
कभी ठहरे हैं
मुस्कुरा
के रहेगी
सहर देखना
देखना क्या होता है
देखना क्या होता है
देखना क्या होता है ए ए
ना॰॰आs॰॰आs॰॰आs
इधर देखना॰॰आs॰॰आs
ना॰॰आs॰॰आs॰॰आs
उधर देखना॰॰आs॰॰आs
क्या इशारा
करेगी
नज़र देखना
देखना क्या होता है
देखना क्या होता है
देखना क्या होता है ए ए

आसमां से
खबर आई है
के क़यामत
इधर आई है
सब गुनहगार
काँप उठे हैं यूं
मौत शायद
नज़र आई है
मैं जिधर
देखूँ सा॰॰आरे उधर देखना
देखना क्या होता है
देखना क्या होता है
देखना क्या होता है ए ए
ना॰॰आs॰॰आs॰॰आs
इधर देखना॰॰आs॰॰आs
ना॰॰आs॰॰आs॰॰आs
उधर देखना॰॰आs॰॰आs
क्या इशारा
करेगी
नज़र देखना
देखना क्या होता है
देखना क्या होता है
देखना क्या होता है ए ए


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Blog Day : 4240 Post No. : 15454

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2010-2020) – Song No. 8
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I am fond of saying that this blog was quite prolific in the past and presently we are crawling as a slow rate in comparison. But that was not the case throughout. There was a phase in the blog in the past when the posts in this blog has almost dried up. That was from december 2009 till february 2010. There were as many as 34 DOT days in the blog out of 90 days during these three months. Only 112 posts were published in the blog during these three months. Thus the blog those days was not even a song a day blog. It had even become no song in a day blog on 33 % days.

The reason was that I had found myself transferred from my earlier place of posting viz Jabalpur in the month of December 2009. It was an inter zonal transfer in Railways parlance. I was transferred from WCR zone to SECR Zone, whose HQ was at BIlaspur, Chhattisgarh. I reported at Bilaspur in the first week of december 2009. I stayed there for a few days before it was decided that I would be posted at Nagpur.

It took me a while before I got a quarter allotted to me at Nagpur in February 2010. I then went to Jabalpur, vacated my quarter there and brought the luggage to Nagpur. It was first week of March 2010 before I could get settled in Nagpur.

During these three months from December 2009 to February 2010, it was difficult to find time for blogging. Still, I thried to keep the blog going. The laptop that I had was my constant companion and I had a dongle for internet connectivity, but posting on a regular basis when I was literally living out of suitcase was a tough challenge.

All these dot days means that there are not too many occasions today (ten year later) when we can find songs for ten year challenge. There are days that were DOT days, so there is no question of being able to discuss a ten year challenge song those days. On the few days when some songs were discussed, many of these songs have already been YIPPEED by now.

Take the example of blog activity on this day ten years back (viz on 26 february 2010). Three songs were posted on the blog on that day :-

Song Movie title-Year Remarks
Kitne raanjhe tujhe dekhkar bairaagi ban gaye Ahsaas-1979 04 of 06 songs posted
Aur kuchh der thahar aur kuchh der na jaa Aakhri Khat-1966 All Songs posted
Hame haal e dil tumse kahna hai Chaubees Ghante-1958 05 of 08 songs posted

“Chaubees Ghante”(1958) had made its debut on that day ten years ago. The writeup of this article was quite brief and sketchy, and contained little details about the movie. It shows that I did not have time to do research on this song. Moreover, ten years ago I was far less knowledgeable about HFM than today. I did not even have access to HFGK those days.

Now I know that this movie was directed by Dwarka Khosla for Zar Productions, Bombay. The movie had Premnath, Shakila, Maruti, Shammi, Nishi, Samson, Rajan Kapoor, K N Singh etc in it.

Ten years later, this movie had debuted in the blog when I was trying to find my feet at Nagpur, Maharashtra. Today (26 February 2010), exactly ten years later, I find myself at Gorakhpur, UP (via Bilaspur, Chattisgarh and Izatnagar, Bareilly, UP). By now five songs from the movie have been covered. Three songs were covered when I was at Nagpur. One song each was covered at Bilaspur and Izatnagar respectively.

Here is the sixth song from “Chaubees Ghante”(1958) appearing in the blog when I am based at Gorakhpur, UP. This song is sung by Asha Bhonsle. Raja Mehdi Ali Khan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Bipin Baabul.

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

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

Audio

Video

Song-Aaj ka salaam lo kal ka waada pakka(Chaubees Ghante)(1958) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Raja Mehdi Ali Khan, MD-Bipin Baabul

Lyrics 9Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

Aaj ka salaam lo
Kal ka waada pakka
Hans ke mera naam lo
Kal ka waada pakka
Doodloo loo oo
Didlee lee ee ee
Doodloo loo oo oo oo
Aaj ka salaam lo
Kal ka waada pakka aa

Haseenon ki nighaah se
Dil rakho sambhaal ke
Haseenon ki nighaah se
Dil rakho sambhaal ke
Udaa na le tumhaara dil
Nigaah e naaz daal ke ae
Pyaar ka payaam lo
Kal ka waada pakka
Aaj ka salaam lo
Kal ka waada pakka
Doodloo loo oo oo
Didlee lee ee ee
Doodloo loo oo oo

Khushi ke ek jaam mein
Dubo de zindagi ke gham
Khushi ke ek jaam mein
Dubo de zindagi ke gham
Ke dukh bahot hai zindagi mein
Sukh magar bahot hai kam
Sabr se jo naam lo
Kal ka waada pakka
Aaj ka salaam lo
Kal ka waada pakka
Doodloo loo oo oo
Didlee lee ee ee ee
Doodloo loo oo oo

Sambhal sambhal ke chal zaraa
Kadam kadam pe jaal hai
Sambhal sambhal ke chal zaraa
Kadam kadam pe jaal hai
Samajh ke paansa phenk le
Ye zindagi ki chaal hai
Aaj ka salaam lo
Kal ka waada pakka
hans ke mera naam lo
kal ka waada pakka
kal ka waada pakka
kal ka waada pakka
Doodloo loo oo oo oo
Didlee lee ee ee ee
Doodloo loo oo oo oo

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Devnagri Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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आज का सलाम लो
कल का वादा पक्का
हंस के मेरा नाम लो
कल का वादा पक्का
डूडलू लू ऊ ऊ ऊ
डीडली ली ई ई ई
डूडलू लू ऊ ऊ ऊ

आज का सलाम लो
कल का वादा पक्का आ

हसीनों कि निगाह से
दिल रखो संभाल के
हसीनों कि निगाह से
दिल रखो संभाल के
उड़ा न ले तुम्हारा दिल
निगाह ए नाज़ डाल के ए
प्यार का पयाम लो
कल का वादा पक्का
आज का सलाम लो
कल का वादा पक्का
डूडलू लू ऊ ऊ ऊ
डीडली ली ई ई ई
डूडलू लू ऊ ऊ ऊ

ख़ुशी के एक जाम में
डुबो दे ज़िन्दगी के ग़म
ख़ुशी के एक जाम में
डुबो दे ज़िन्दगी के ग़म
के दुःख बहोत है ज़िन्दगी में
सुख मगर बहोत है कम
सब्र से जो नाम लो
कल का वादा पक्का
आज का सलाम लो
कल का वादा पक्का
डूडलू लू ऊ ऊ ऊ
डीडली ली ई ई ई
डूडलू लू ऊ ऊ ऊ

संभल संभल के चल ज़रा
कदम कदम पे जाल है
संभल संभल के चल ज़रा
कदम कदम पे जाल है
समझ के पासा फ़ेंक ले
ये ज़िन्दगी की चाल है
दिल अभी इनाम लो
कल का वादा पक्का
आज का सलाम लो
कल का वादा पक्का
डूडलू लू ऊ ऊ ऊ
डीडली ली ई ई ई
डूडलू लू ऊ ऊ ऊ


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Blog Day :

4196 Post No. : 15379 Movie Count :

4240

Missing Films of 1960s – 114
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“Khoon Ka Khoon”(1966) was directed by Kamran for K F Films, Bombay. This stunt movie had Dara Singh Randhawa, Nishi, Tiwari, Shyamkumar, Sunder, Kamal Mehra etc in it.

This forgotten movie had five forgotten songs in it.

Here is the first song from “Khoon Ka Khoon”(1966) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Lata. S H Bihari is the lyricist. Music is composed by Usha Khanna.

Only the audio of the song is available. My guess is that this song was lip syncved by Nishi for the benefit of Dara Singh.

I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the movie as well as on the picturisation of the song.

With this song, “Khoon Ka Khoon”(1966) makes its debut in the blog.

On another note, Lata Mangeshkar had sung songs in 49 movies of 1966. With this song, all 49 movies released in 1966 that had songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar are covered in the blog.

[Ed Note: Realizing that this is/was one of the missing films of 1960s, we are now adding this to that series of songs. This brings the count of this series to 114, the number of films of 1960s that were earlier not represented on our blog.]


Song-Ishaaron hi ishaaron mein samjho (Khoon Ka Khoon)(1966) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-S H Bihari, MD-Usha Khanna

Lyrics

Ishaaron hi ishaaron mein samjho to jaanoon
na main keh sakoongi na tum sun sakoge
ye baaten nahin hotin kehne ki maano
na main keh sakoongi na tum sun sakoge
Ishaaron hi ishaaron mein samjho to jaanoon oon

wo baat jise kehte huye dil sharmaaye
wo baat jise
wo baat jise kehte huye dil sharmaaye
wo baat nahin poochho jo zubaan pe nahin aaye
wo baat nahin poochho jo zubaan pe nahin aaye
haseenon ko kabhi bhi sataane ki na thhaano
na main keh sakoongi na tum sun sakoge
Ishaaron hi ishaaron mein samjho to jaanoon oon

tumhaare hi liye hai meri duniya jawaan
tumhaare hi
tumhaare hi liye hai meri duniya jawaan
haaye kaise ye kahoon main bhala logon mein yahaan
kaise ye kahoon main bhala logon mein yahaan
kahaa jo nahin maine wo sach maano
na main keh sakoongi na tum sun sakoge
Ishaaron hi ishaaron mein samjho to jaanoon oon

Ho jhoothhe mere dil ke iraade to nahin
haaye jhoothhe mere
Ho jhoothhe mere dil ke iraade to nahin
bhhulaane ke liye hain mere waade to nahin
bhhulaane ke liye hain mere waade to nahin
zamaane ko na dekho nazar pehchaano
na main keh sakoongi na tum sun sakoge
Ishaaron hi ishaaron mein samjho to jaanoon oon


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 : 4185 Post No. : 15365

“Happy New Year 2020” to all associated with this blog!!!

Welcome all to this post of mine which again is appearing after a gap of almost one month. I would like to describe it as ‘after long gap’ because some of the posts that I already sent missed the ‘bus’ and some which I had already planned to send got delayed because of my journey ‘back to India’ and ‘health issues’ which deprived me from “use of Gadgets’ for few days.
May be this ‘No-mobile, TV, Laptop, two-wheeler treatment’ will continue for some more days but I think that will be under some ‘relaxation’.

Today I am presenting herewith a song from the movie ‘Pyaar Ki Pyaas-1961’. It is a ‘birthday song’ and the reason for this ‘special song’ is the celebration of birthday of our beloved ‘Atulites’ – Peevesie’s Mom ji and Pradeep Raghunathan ji.

I take this opportunity to wish both* of them ‘a very very Happy Birthday’ today and a ‘healthy, peaceful and full-musical life’ ahead. 😊 (*and our supporters who also have their birthday today)

Also, I thought this was the right occasion to resume the pending posts and start my ‘new year’ on the blog.

For this post initially I started looking for a ‘party’ song or ‘get together song’ which was also having ‘dosti, yaari, saalgirah, jashn’ etc in it. I had almost finalized two songs from 1985 and one from 1980 and was still listening to one of them when I came across this ‘simple-cute-lovely’ song which I like very much and I think this is the perfect song for today’s occasion. It is a birthday song where children (I guess from the Orphanage) are celebrating birthday of Honey Irani who has been adopted by Nishi and Shrikant.

The song is a ‘children song’, and I think, it doesn’t matter how much we grow by age in our life we never forget our ‘childhood years’ and the ‘celebration of our birthdays’ in those years.

The growing age, in fact, gives us an opportunity to enrich our life with ‘knowledge, experience, and wisdom’ each year and learning and exploring many new things and celebrate life.
And that does not prevent us of a ‘child-like’ celebration and enjoyment on our birthday.

So, let us enjoy the today’s song …

‘Pyaar Ki Pyaas-1961’ was directed by Mahesh Kaul for ‘Anupam Chitra, Bombay’. It was produced by Pt. Mukhram Sharma and Mahesh Kaul.

N.C. Sippy was the Executive Producer of this movie.

The star cast of this movie includes Honey Irani, Nishi, Shrikant, Manmohan Krishna, David, Manorama, Yashodhara Kathju, Lal Bahadur, Gopi Krishna, Kamal Mehra, Indira Bansal, Kathana, Hayat, Taneja and Dulari.

Story of this movie was written by Pt. Mukhram Sharma Editing was done by R.V. Shrikhande.

HFGK Vol-IV (1961-1970) listed Nine songs from this movie which includes one song in two parts. (Few lines from the today’s song is also repeated at the end of the movie which has not been counted as separate part).

The lyrics of all the songs for this movie were written by Bharat Vyas and music was composed by Vasant Desai.

So far, four songs from this movie have been posted on the blog. Today’s song is the fifth song from this movie to appear on the blog.

It is sung by Children and HFGK mentioned this song as ‘in children’s voice’ and the names of the artists have not been mentioned thereof.

Lyrics are by Bharat Vyas and music is composed by Vasant Desai.

(I have not watched this movie so can’t say much about it and its’ songs. I would request knowledgeable readers to throw more light on the movie and its songs.).

Once again ‘wishing Peevesie’s Mom ji and Pradeep Raghunathan ji a very Happy Birthday and I hope they too will enjoy this song as I did. 😊

Editor note 1– Today also happens to be the birthday of Mrs Sheela, better half of the author of this article. So we extend a happy birthday greetings to her as well.

Editor’s note 2: The song has a main child voice that sounds like Ranu Mukherjee. I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify this voice.

Video (Part I)

Video (Part II)

Song-Aaya aaya janamdin aaya (Pyaar Ki Pyaas)(1961) Singer-Child singer, Lyrics-Bharat Vyas, MD-Vasant Desai
Chorus

Lyrics

aaya aaya janamdin aaya
aaya aaya janamdin aaya
tum aage badho
oonche din din chadho
tum aage badho
oonche din din chadho

par ye din na jaata bhulaaya
aaya
aaya aaya janamdin aaya
aaya aaya janamdin aaya

cham cham karte jitney taare
cham cham karte jitney taare
utne hi hon baras tumhaare
utne hi hon baras tumhaare
pal pal khilo
jaise chandaa khile
pal pal khilo
jaise chandaa khile

aaj tan man mein aanand chhaaya
aaya
aaya aaya janamdin aaya
aaya aaya janamdin aaya

aaya aaya janamdin aaya
aaya aaya janamdin aaya
tum aage badho
oonche din din chadho
tum aage badho
oonche din din chadho

par ye din na jaata bhulaaya
aaya
aaya aaya janamdin aaya
aaya aaya janamdin aaya

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Devnagri Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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आया आया जन्मदिन आया
आया आया जन्मदिन आया
तुम आगे बढ़ो
ऊंचे दिन दिन चढो
तुम आगे बढ़ो
ऊंचे दिन दिन चढो

पर ये दिन ना जाता भुलाया
आया
आया आया जन्मदिन आया
आया आया जन्मदिन आया

चम चम करते जितने तारे
चम चम करते जितने तारे
उतने ही हो बरस तुम्हारे
उतने ही हो बरस तुम्हारे
पल पल खिलो
जैसे चन्दा खिले
पल पल खिलो
जैसे चन्दा खिले

आज तन मन में आनंद छाया
आया
आया आया जन्मदिन आया
आया आया जन्मदिन आया

आया आया जन्मदिन आया
आया आया जन्मदिन आया
तुम आगे बढ़ो
ऊंचे दिन दिन चढो
तुम आगे बढ़ो
ऊंचे दिन दिन चढो

पर ये दिन ना जाता भुलाया
आया
आया आया जन्मदिन आया
आया आया जन्मदिन आया


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 : 3619 Post No. : 14423

Missing Films of 1960s – 75
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‘Thief Of Baghdad’ – a movie that has now became a legend, came to the silver screen almost a hundred years ago, in an era when even Hollywood was still in the silent zone. This archetypal tale adapted from the ‘Tales of a Thousand Nights’ (what we know better as ‘Arabian Nights’), was made into a film by Douglas Fairbanks who wrote the story for the film, produced it and played the lead role. Over the decades, this film has become a seminal benchmark of what fantasy cinema should be. The lavish production was much ahead of its time of the 1920s. In that era, the production cost of the film came to a whopping 1.1 million USD. One has to see to believe the scale of production – towering palaces, fabulous interiors, special effects to blow your mind and a cast of thousands much before Cecil B DeMille put his hand to the camera. This film is available in public domain, and it is a veritable treat to watch.

Over the decades, the film has been remade in Hollywood and also in other parts of the world, sustaining and perpetuating the fantasy of this adorable tale of a petty, brazen, street smart thief whose philosophy in life is “. . . what I like, I take.” His life changes when he sees the sleeping princess and falls in love with her. The plot of the story passes through many twists and turns and magical elements, before the two lovers are joined together. While watching the film, one gets this feeling – haan yes, this is how it happens in the adventure films of Hindi cinema. But the important thing to realize is – here is where it started. This is the original, and what followed are influenced from this one.

In Hindi films, the earliest reference we can garner is a silent film from 1931 – ‘Iraaque Ka Chor’. Although not essentially mentioning Baghdad, and in the absence of any plot details, it is possible that this film follows the Fairbanks original from 1924. Besides the interesting trivia that Baghdad and Basra were probably the only two well known cities of Iraq.

In the era of sound movies, 1934 is the first time this name appears. That year, two films were made – ‘Baghdad Ka Chor’ and ‘Iraaque Ka Chor’. The next in line is the 1946 film ‘Baghdad Ka Chor’, followed again in 1955 by another film of the same name. Then in 1968, we have the Dara Singh starrer ‘Thief Of Baghdad’. In 1977 came another version with the same title, the star cast being led by Shatrughan Sinha, Kabir Bedi and Sulakshana Pandit. In 1978, Kabir Bedi starred in another film by the same name, for TV.

With this song today we bring on board the 1968 film ‘Thief Of Baghdad’. The film is produced by Bohra Brothers and is directed by Shriram. The abbreviated list of actors is Dara Singh, Nishi, Helen, Savita, Jeevankala, P Kailash, BM Vyas, Sheikh, Ravi Kumar, Ram Kumar, Maqbool, Sunanda, Amritrana, Jilani, Sarita Devi, Munshi Munakka, Bijnor, Ramesh Kant, Johnny Whisky, Dilip Dutt, Maruti, Rani, Gani, Mohammed Ali, B Sandow, Gulab, Gaffar, Mansoor, Mohammedali Steelman, Vimla, Khursheed and Saudagar Singh. And we see many of them in the video clip of this song.

The information about the songs in Geet Kosh is indicated as being not complete. It lists 5 songs, with indication that more songs are in the film. The film being available, I checked it and I can identify at least one more song which is not listed in Geet Kosh.

The credits of the film identify two songwriters – Aziz Ghaazi and SH Bihari. The writer of this song is not specifically identified. Music is given by Baldev Nath, which most likely is the same person as Baldev Nath Bali or BN Bali.

This song is a raaj darbaar dance song which is performed by Helen and Rani [Jeevankala]. The singing voice is just one, i.e. Asha Bhosle with the lines being shared by the two dancers on screen.
[Ed Note: Thanks to dear Prakash ji for correcting the identification of the lady dancer accompanying Helen in this song.]

In this screen situation, Nishi is the princess who has fallen in love with Dara Singh, a commoner. Dara Singh and his team is captured and are shown in chains. The scheming Wazir, role played by P Kailash (I need help to identify this actor) has imprisoned the King, and has forced the princess to marry him, given that her father and her lover are both his prisoners. So Nishi and this Wazir are seated in the two throne like chairs, and the dance is being performed for the occasion. As per the storyline of this film, Helen performs the role of Dara Singh’s younger sister.
[Ed Note: Once again thanks to dear Prakash ji for identifying the actor playing the role of the Wazir.]

The video clip shows a number of actors. There are two more men in chains. The one in mustard shirt with chains tied to his wrists (again need help to identify this actor) plays the role of Dara Singh’s younger brother in the film. The third person in chains, wearing a black shirt and with chains around his neck is Sheikh. There is a few other actors shown in momentary close up shots, who are also watching this performance. I request other readers and friends to please help identify them.

So with this song, the 1968 film ‘Thief Of Baghdad’ makes its debut on our blog. That also brings the count of films brought on board through this series now to 75. Wow. Let us see how many more we are able to add in the coming weeks. Working on the home work list that Katie Ben prepared for me, we shall not be hitting the century mark on this series, but I think we will get pretty close. 🙂

Video

Song – Humko Bhi Marna Hai, Tumko Bhi Marna Hai  (Thief Of Baghdad) (1968) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – [Unattributed], MD – Baldev Nath

Lyrics

khabrdaar. . .

hoshiyaar. . .

humko bhi marna hai
tumko bhi marna hai

humko bhi marna hai
tumko bhi marna hai
marne se darna kya
jeene ki baaten kar
humko bhi marna hai
tumko bhi marna hai

duniya ke gulshan mein
kaante hazaaron hain
duniya ke gulshan mein
kaante hazaaron hain
kaanton se bachta ja
duniya se daaman bhar
humko bhi marna hai
tumko bhi marna hai

chaahat ki raahon mein
maana ke khatra hai
chaahat ki raahon mein
maana ke khatra hai
phir bhi tu chalta ja
mere ishaaron par
humko bhi marna hai
tumko bhi marna hai

maujon mein rehne de
kashti jawaani ki
maujon mein rehne de
kashti jawaani ki
aata nahin hum ko
marna kinaaron par

humko bhi marna hai
tumko bhi marna hai
marne se darna kya
jeene ki baaten kar
humko bhi marna hai
tumko bhi marna hai

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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खबरदार॰ ॰ ॰

होशियार॰ ॰ ॰

हमको भी मरना है
तुमको भी मरना है

हमको भी मरना है
तुमको भी मरना है
मरने से डरना क्या
जीने की बातें कर
हमको भी मरना है
तुमको भी मरना है

दुनिया के गुलशन में
कांटे हजारों हैं
दुनिया के गुलशन में
कांटे हजारों हैं
काँटों से बचता जा
दुनिया से दामन भर
हमको भी मरना है
तुमको भी मरना है

चाहत की राहों में
माना के खतरे हैं
चाहत की राहों में
माना के खतरे हैं
फिर भी तू चलता जा
मेरे इशारों पर
हमको भी मरना है
तुमको भी मरना है

मौजों में रहने दे
कश्ती जवानी की
मौजों में रहने दे
कश्ती जवानी की
आता नहीं हम को
मारना किनारों पर

हमको भी मरना है
तुमको भी मरना है
मरने से डरना क्या
जीने की बातें कर
हमको भी मरना है
तुमको भी मरना है


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Blog Day : 3517 Post No. : 14128

“Chaar Paise”(1955) was produced and directed by N K Ziri for National Movies, Bombay. The movie had Kishore Kumar, Shyama, Johnny Walker, Agha, Kammo, Nishi, Nazir Kashmiri etc in it.

The movie had six songs in it. Five songs from the movie have been covered in the past. Here are the details of the five songs that have already figured:-

Song Title

Post No.

Post Date

Badnaam na ho jaaun 3244 23-Nov-10
Tere liye hai pyaar mera 6061 8-Jun-12
Chhan chhan chhan chhan baje rupaiyya naache duniya 11945 23-Mar-16
Maajhi meri naiyya ko jee chaahe jahaan le chal 13296 1-Jun-17
Dil hai nishaana nainon ke teer ka 14124 4-Mar-18

As noted in the past, “Chaar Paise”(1955) was not released, still the prints of the movie are available. The video of the songs of the movie are also available.

Here is the sixth and final song from “Chaar Paise”(1955) to appear in the blog. the song is sung by Lata. Sartaj Rahmani is the lyricist. Music is composed by B D Burman.

Picturisation shows that it is a roothhna-manaana song with roles reversed. Here Kishore Kumar is sulking and the lady is trying her best to appease Kishore Kumar, with her singing accompanied by dancing, of course.

The lady is not Shyama, so going by the cast, I guess her to be Nishi. I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify her.

It is a delightful sulking-appeasing song, and if I understand the mechanism of such songs correctly that Kishore Kumar would respond favourably by the time the song ends. 🙂

With this song, “Chaar Paise”(1955) joins the list of movies that have all their songs covered in the blog.


Song-Shamma parwaana shamma parwaana (Chaar Paise)(1955) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Sartaj Rahmani, MD-B D Burman

Lyrics

shamma parwaana
shamma parwaana
ho
shamma parwaana aa
ek deewaani
ek deewaana
shamma parwaana
shamma parwaana
ho shamma parwaana aa
ek deewaani
ek deewaana
shamma parwaana

dil ki lagi jab aag lagaaye
tan man sab jal jaaye ae
tan man sab jal jaaye
dil ki lagi jab aag lagaaye
tan man sab jal jaaye
raakh to saari mehfil dekhe
raaz na koi paaye
raaz na koi paaye
duniya mein hai paagal premi
duniya se begaana
ek deewaani ee
ek deewaana
shamma parwaana

jiska saajan roothh gaya ho
aakar prem dwaare
aakar prem dwaare
jiska saajan roothh gaya ho
aakar prem dwaare
vo dukhiyaari preet ki maari
ro ro rain guzaare
ro ro rain guzaare
roz sunaaya jaata hai
ye dard bhara afsaana aa
ek deewaani
ek deewaana
shamma parwaana

khel samajh kar prem se khele
duniya phir pachhtaaye ae
duniya phir pachhtaaye
khel samajh kar prem se khele
duniya phir pachhtaaye
khel nahin ye prem hai pagle
jaan bhi ismein jaaye
jaan bhi ismein jaaye
donon mohabbat karne waale
dete hain nazraana
ek deewaani
ek deewaana
shamma parwaana
shamma parwaana
ho
shamma parwaana aa
ek deewaani
ek deewaana
shamma parwaana


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

‘Pyaar Ka Bandhan’ (1963) has a total of seven songs (including one multiple version song). Out of these seven songs five songs have already been posted on the blog.
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“Baadshah” (1964) was directed by Chandrakant Gaud for Navkala Niketan, Bombay. the movie had Dara Singh, Nishi, Tiwari, Kumari Rani, Keshav, Raja Haksar, Radheshyam, Kumud Tripathi, Uma Khosla, Mumtaz Begam, Rafiq Sultana, Sheila Devi, Shamina, Shanta Hiranandani etc in it.
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