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4602 Post No. : 16229

Yearwise discussion of Lata Mangeshkar songs in HFM: Part XXII: Year 1968
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In this episode, we discuss Lata Mangeshkar songs that she sang in Hindi movies released in 1968.

In 1968, 72 Hindi movies containing 458 songs were released. Lata Mangeshkar got to sing in 33 of these movies and she sang 84 songs in these movies. So Lata Mangeshkar’s voice was heard in 45.8 % of the movies released in 1968. Her voice was heard in 18.3 % of the songs appearing in the movies of 1968.

Here are the details of songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar in Hindi movies released in 1967 :-

S N Movie Music director Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Lyricists
1 Aadmi Naushaad 2 2 2 0 0 0 Shakeel Badayuni
2 Aankhen Ravi 3 3 3 0 0 0 Sahir Ludhianvi
3 Aashirvaad Vasant Desai 2 2 2 0 0 0 Gulzar
4 Abhilaasha R D Burman 2 2 1 1 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
5 Anokhi Raat Roshan 1 1 1 0 0 0 Indeevar
6 Apna Ghar Apni Kahaani N Datta 0 1 1 0 0 0 Qamar Jalalabadi
7 Aulaad Chitragupta 3 3 1 2 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
8 Baazi Kalyanji Anandji 2 2 1 0 1 0 Shakeel Badayuni
9 Bahaaron ki manzil Laxmikant Pyarelal 4 4 4 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
10 Do Kaliyaan Ravi 6 6 3 3 0 0 Sahir Ludhianvi
11 Ek Kali Muskaayi Madan Mohan 3 3 3 0 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
12 Gauri Ravi 1 1 1 0 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
13 Haay Mera Dil Usha Khanna 1 1 1 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
14 Haseena Maan Jaayegi Kalyanji Anandji 2 2 0 2 0 0 Akhtar Romani (1) Qamar Jalalabadi (1)
15 Izzat Laxmikant Pyarelal 3 3 2 1 0 0 Sahir Ludhianvi
16 Jhuk Gaya Aasmaan Shankar Jaikishan 3 3 2 1 0 0 Hasrat Jaipuri (2) Shailendra (1)
17 Juaari Kalyanji Anandji 3 3 0 3 0 0 Anand Bakshi
18 Kahin Aur Chal Shankar Jaikishan 3 3 3 0 0 0 Shailendra (2) Hasrat Jaipuri (1)
19 Kanyaadaan Shankar Jaikishan 2 2 2 0 0 0 Hasrat Jaipuri
20 Mere Hamdam Mere Dost Laxmikant Pyarelal 4 4 4 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
21 Mere Huzoor Shankar Jaikishan 2 2 1 1 0 0 Hasrat Jaipuri
22 Nadir Shah S N Tripathi 2 2 1 1 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
23 Paayal Ki Jhankaar C Ramchandra 1 1 1 0 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
24 Padosan R D Burman 3 3 2 0 1 0 Rajinder Krishan
25 Raaja Aur Rank Laxmikant Pyarelal 4 4 2 2 0 0 Anand Bakshi
26 Saathi Naushaad 3 3 3 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
27 Sangharsh Naushaad 3 3 3 0 0 0 Shakeel Badayuni
28 Sapnon Ka Saudaagar Shankar Jaikishan 2 2 2 0 0 0 Hasrat Jaipuri
29 Saraswati Chandra Kalyanji Anandji 4 4 3 1 0 0 Indeevar
30 Shikaar Shankar Jaikishan 1 1 0 0 1 0 Hasrat Jaipuri
31 Suhaagraat Kalyanji Anandji 3 3 2 0 1 0 Akhtar Romani (1) Qamar Jalalabadi (1) Indeevar (1)
32 Teen Bahuraaniyaan Kalyanji Anandji 1 1 0 0 0 1 Anand Bakshi
33 Vaasna Chitragupta 4 4 2 1 1 0 Sahir Ludhianvi
Total 33 movies 11 MDs 83 84 59 19 5 1 11 lyricists

Lata Mangeshkar worked with 14 music directors and 11 lyricists in these 33 movies released in 1968. Shankar Jaikishan with 382 songs in the voice of Lata Mangeshkar were the leading music directors for her followed by C Ramchandra with 274 songs. Other top music directors for Lata Mangeshkar were Chitragupta (216), Madan Mohan (162), Roshan (144), Laxmikant Pyarelal (129), Kalyanji Anandji (126), Naushad (126), Hemant Kumar (121), Anil Biswas (120), S D Burman (116), Husnlal Bhagatram (108) and Vasant Desai (104). Together these thirteen music directors composed 2128 songs out of 3156 songs that Lata Mangeshkar had sung in Hindi movies till end of 1968. The top eight lyricists till end of 1967 for Lata Mangeshkar were Rajinder Krishan (467), Shailendra (360), Hasrat Jaipuri (259), Majrooh Sultanpuri (201), Shakeel Badayuni (186), Prem Dhawan (185), Bharat Vyas (180), Sahir Ludhianvi (108). These eight lyricists had penned 1946 songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar till that time.

Here is the summary of Lata Mangeshkar’s playback career in Hindi movies till end of 1968 :

Year Movie count Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Remarks
1946 3 movies 4 4 4 0 0 0
1947 3 movies 5 5 3 1 0 1
1948 16 movies 50 50 37 6 4 3
1949 38 movies 134 157 103 35 12 7
1950 36 movies 114 143 93 32 14 4
1951 49 movies 189 223 158 52 10 3
1952 43 movies 149 177 138 31 4 4
1953 45 movies 170 195 149 35 5 6
1954 43 movies 140 172 144 23 4 1
1955 50 movies 165 218 177 30 10 1
1956 49 movies 168 204 153 35 13 3
1957 47 movies 129 160 110 38 7 5
1958 35 movies 102 132 95 25 10 1
1959 58 movies 188 211 130 68 12 1
1960 48 movies 139 166 102 50 12 1
1961 44 movies 125 152 88 55 5 4
1962 40 movies 118 129 84 40 5 0
1963 37 movies 103 111 62 38 8 3
1964 46 movies 122 133 91 31 8 3
1965 42 movies 83 91 71 17 1 2
1966 49 movies 104 133 110 14 8 1
1967 44 movies 92 106 67 38 8 3
1968 33 movies 83 84 59 19 5 1
Total upto 1968 898 movies 2693 3156 2228 713 165 58

It can be seen from the table of 1968 that Lata Mangeshkar sang 84 songs in movies released in 1968. As many as 83 of these songs are already covered in the blog ! Out of 33 movies of 1968 here Lata Mangeshkar sang, all songs of 32 movies are already covered.

There is only one movie of 1968 containing a Lata Mangeshkar song thatis not yet covered in the blog.

This movie is “Apna Ghar Apni Kahaani”(1968). This movie was directed by Phani Majumdar fr Rachna Films, Bmbay. This “social” movie had Shekhar, Bina Rai, Mumtaz, Sudhir, Bela Bose, David, Brahm Bhardaj, Madhumati, Keshto Mukherjee, Keshav Rana, Baby Farida etc in it.

This movie was originally named “Pyaas”. Its records were issued under this name. So one should not be confused if this song is mentioned as belonging to “Pyaas” by some people.

The movie had six songs in it. Three songs have been covered in the past.

The movie had one Lata solo in it which is not covered so far.

I had come across this song some time back. The song was wonderful to listen to and I had earmarked it for some special occasion. Now that I have to discuss a Lata Mangeshkar sng from 1968, this is the ONLY Lata Mangeshkar song available for me to discuss !

This song is penned by Qamar Jalalabadi. N Datta is the music director.

The song is picturised on Bela Bose as a roadside tamasha song. Bela Bose is dancing joyously hile the lyrics of the song are meant to express the feelings of separation that Bina Rai, playing a dukhiyaari naari and listening to the song from the cofines of her home.

Some people, including I are immediately reminded of the “Zanjeer” (197) roadside tamasha song Deewaane hain deewaanon ko na ghar chaahiye . That song had a female dancer dancing joyously hile lip syncing the feelings of the lead pair watching from their residence.

Both these songs had another thig in common, viz a male dholak player ho is better known in other capacity. The “Zanjeer” dholakiya was played by lyricist Gulshan Bawra. Here the dholak player is Prem Dhawan, better known as a lyricist cum music director.

In my view, that I had expressed during the earlier days of this blog, 1968 was a year that gave us a large mumber of immortal songs and so I describe this year 1968 not as a golden year but as a Platimun year for HFM. This year had quality songs even though quantity was less-only 458 songs which was the loest number of songs composed for movies of a calender year during the entire Golden era of HFM (spanning from 1949 till 1980.

ith this song, each and every Lata Mangeshkar song sung by her for movies of 1968 have been covered in the blog. So Lata Mangeshkar songs of 1968 get YIPPEED in the blog, so to say. It is a matter of time when all 458 songs of 1968 too get covered in the blog. Right no we are at 316 songs for the year with just over 150 songs to go for 1968.

Video

Audio

Song-Chhod gaye bedardi hamka lai na gaye (Apna Ghar Apni Kahaani)(1968) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Qamar Jalalabadi, MD-N Datta

Lyrics

aaa
aa aa aa aa aa
kat’ti nahin ik raat sanwariya aa aa
kaise kategi
saari
umariyaa aa aa

chhod gaye bedardi
haaye
chhod gaye bedardi
hamka lai na gaye
chhod gaye bedardi
hamka lai na gaye
lai na gaye beimanvu
hamka lai na gaye ae
chhod gaye bedardi
hamka lai na gaye

chaar maheena ke garmi howat hai
chaar maheena ke garmi howat hai
birha ki maari sudh budh khowat hai
taptap choowe paseenwaa
haaye
taptap choowe paseenwaa
hamka lai na gaye
chhod gaye bedardi
hamka lai na gaye
lai na gaye beimanvu
hamka lai na gaye ae
chhod gaye bedardi
hamka lai na gaye

chaar maheena ke barkha howat hai
chaar maheena ke barkha howat hai
badri ke sang sang manwaa rowat hai
tiptip tapke bangalnaa
haaye
tiptip tapke bangalnaa
hamka lai na gaye
chhod gaye bedardi
hamka lai na gaye
lai na gaye beimanvu
hamka lai na gaye ae
chhod gaye bedardi
hamka lai na gaye

chaar maheena ke jaada howat hai
chaar maheena ke jaada howat hai
nindiya na aaye saari nagri sowat hai
thhar thar kaanpe badanwaa
haaye
thhar thhar kaanpe badanwaa
hamka lai na gaye
chhod gaye bedardi
hamka lai na gaye
lai na gaye beimanvu
hamka lai na gaye ae
chhod gaye bedardi
hamka lai na gaye


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4578 Post No. : 16187

“Mummy Daddy”(1963) was directed by Narendra Dave for Golden Movies, Bombay. This “social” movie had Ameeta, Sudesh Kumar, Lalita Paar, Tiwari, Maruti, Manorama, Niranjan Sharma, Jagdeesh Kanal, Rajendra Singh, Jamal, Satish, Shamlal, Rajnath, R P Sharma, Nadir, Mansaram, Amrit, Baby Chaand, Ravikant, Nazeer Kashmiri, Narbada Shankar, Rata Gaurang, Madhumati, Meera Parel, Rajni, Burhan, Bihari, R P Kapoor, Hari Sharma, Chanda etc in it.

The movie had six songs in it. One song has been covered in the past.

Here is the second song from “Mummy Daddy”(1963) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Mukesh and Lata. Prem Dhaan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Chitragupta.

Only the audio of the song is available. My guess is that the song was picturised on the lead pair of Sudesh Kumar and Ameeta. Nevertheless, I request our knowledgeable readers to thro light on the movie as well as on the picturisation of this song.


Song-Aisa nahin hoon aji main main aisa nahin hoon(Mummy Daddy)(1963) Singers-Mukesh, Lata, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Chitragupta

Lyrics

aisa nahin hoon aji main aisa nahin hoon
aisa nahin hoon aji main aisa nahin hoon
tujhe keh doon main apna phir haath tera chhod doon
aisi nahin hoon aji main aisi nahin hoon
aisi nahin hoon aji main aisi nahin hoon
teri hoke main sajna jo saath tera chhod doon
aisi nahin hoon aji main aisi nahin hoon

pyaar mera kaise duniya mitaayegi
yaad teri dil se mere jaane na paayegi
pyaar mera kaise duniya mitaayegi
yaad teri dil se mere jaane na paayegi
tujhse karoon waada
tujhse karoon waada
phir aap usey tod doon
aisa nahin hoon aji main aisa nahin hoon
aisa nahin hoon aji main aisa nahin hoon

dekhiye zamaana humko sataayega
aap mere saath hain to kya wo jalaayega
dekhiye zamaana humko sataayega
aap mere saath hain to kya wo jalaayega
darr ke zamaane se
darr ke zamaane se
jo pyaar tera chhod doon
aisi nahin hoon aji main aisi nahin hoon
aisi nahin hoon aji main aisi nahin hoon

aap agar bolen haazir ye jaan hai
pyaar mein jo aisa kahe wo to naadaan hai
aap agar bolen haazir ye jaan hai
pyaar mein jo aisa kahe wo to naadaan hai
tod ke ye naata
tod ke ye naata
jo aur se main jod doon
aisa nahin hoon aji main aisa nahin hoon
aisa nahin hoon aji main aisa nahin hoon
teri hoke main sajna jo saath tera chhod doon
aisi nahin hoon aji main aisi nahin hoon


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4560 Post No. : 16155

Yearwise discussion of Lata Mangeshkar songs in HFM: Part XVI: Year 1962
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In this episode, we discuss Lata Mangeshkar songs that she sang in Hindi movies released in 1962.

In 1962, 93 Hindi movies contaning 613 songs were released. Lata Mangeshkar got to sing in 40 of these movies and she sang 129 songs in these movies. So Lata Mangeshkar’s voice was heard in 43 % of the movies released in 1962. Her voice was heard in 21 % of the songs appearing in the movies of 1962.

Here are the details of songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar in Hindi movies released in 1962 :-

S N Movie Music director Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Lyricists
1 Aankh Michauli Chitragupta 3 3 3 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
2 Aarti Roshan 4 4 2 2 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
3 Aashiq Shankar Jaikishan 4 4 2 2 0 0 Shailendra (3) Hasrat Jaipuri (1)
4 Anpadh Madan Mohan 5 5 5 0 0 0 Raja Mehdi Ali Khan
5 Asli Naqli Shankar Jaikishan 3 3 2 1 0 0 Hasrat Jaipuri (2) Shailendra (1)
6 Baghdad Ki Raaten Dilip Dholakiya 1 3 3 0 0 0 Prem Dhawan
7 Banarasi Thug Iqbal Qureshy 2 2 1 1 0 0 Akhtar Romani (1) Prem Dhawan (1)
8 Bees Saal Baad Hemant Kumar 3 3 3 0 0 0 Shakeel Badayuni
9 Bezubaan Chitragupta 3 3 3 0 0 0 Prem Dhawan
10 Burma Road Chitragupta 5 5 2 2 1 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
11 Dil Tera Deewaana Shankar Jaikishan 4 4 0 4 0 0 Shailendra (3) Hasrat Jaipuri (1)
12 Dr Vidhya S D Burman 3 3 3 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
13 Gangu Kalyanji Anandji 0 1 0 1 0 0 Prem Dhawan
14 Gyaarah hazaar ladkiyaan N Datta 1 1 1 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
15 Half Ticket Salil Chaudhary 3 3 0 3 0 0 Shailendra
16 Hariyaali aur Raasta Shankar Jaikishan 6 6 3 3 0 0 Hasrat Jaipuri
17 Jaadoogar Daaku S N Tripathi 1 2 1 0 1 0 Prem Dhawan
18 Jhoola Salil Chaudhary 5 5 3 2 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
19 Kailaashpati Avinash Vyas 2 3 3 0 0 0 Madan
20 Kingkong Chitragupta 2 4 4 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
21 Maa Beta Hemant Kumar 3 4 1 3 0 0 Prem Dhawan
22 Maaya Jaal S N Tripathi 1 1 0 1 0 0 Prem Dhawan
23 Main Chup Rahoongi Chitragupta 5 5 2 3 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
24 Manchali Jamal Sen 0 1 1 0 0 0 Unknown
25 Manmauji Madan Mohan 4 4 3 1 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
26 Mehandi Lagi Mere Haath Kalyanji Anandji 2 2 2 0 0 0 Anand Bakshi
27 Pathan Brij Bhushan 1 1 1 0 0 0 B K Puri
28 Prem Patra Salil Chaudhary 5 5 2 3 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
29 Private Secretary Dilip Dholakiya 3 4 4 0 0 0 Prem Dhawan
30 Professor Shankar Jaikishan 3 3 0 2 1 0 Hasrat Jaipuri (2) Shailendra (1)
31 Raakhi Ravi 3 3 2 1 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
32 Rangoli Shankar Jaikishan 5 5 3 2 0 0 Shailendra
33 Sangeet Samrat Tansen S N Tripathi 2 2 1 1 0 0 Shailendra
34 Sautela Bhai Anil Biswas 2 2 1 0 1 0 Shailendra
35 Shaadi Chitragupta 4 4 4 0 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
36 Sher Khan S N Tripathi 1 2 1 0 1 0 Prem Dhawan
37 Son of India Naushaad 4 4 3 1 0 0 Shakeel Badayuni
38 Soorat Aur Seerat Roshan 1 1 1 0 0 0 Shailendra
39 Tower House Ravi 2 2 1 1 0 0 Asad Bhopali
40 Zindagi aur Ham Roshan 7 7 7 0 0 0 Pt Shiv Kumar (6) Veer Mohammadpuri (1)
Total 40 movies 18 MDs 118 129 84 40 5 0 15 lyricists

Lata Mangeshkar worked with 20 music directors and 15 lyricists in these 40 movies. Shankar Jaikishan, who had overtaken C Ramchandra to became the top music directors who worked with Lata in 1961, consolidated their position further. By end of 1962, they had composed 303 songs (in 55 movies) in the voice of Lata Mangeshkar. C Ramchandra continued to remain in the second position with 268 songs (in 54 movies). Other top music directors for Lata Mangeshkar were Chitragupta (160), Anil Biswas (118), Roshan (116), Madan Mohan (112), Husnlal Bhagatram (108), Hemant Kumar (103) and Naushad (100). Together these nine music directors composed 1388 songs out of 2498 songs that Lata Mangeshkar had sung in Hindi movies till end of 1962. The top seven lyricists till end of 1962 for Lata Mangeshkar were Rajinder Krishan (418), Shailendra (302), Hasrat Jaipuri (190), Prem Dhawan (167), Bharat Vyas (150), Shakeel Badayuni (146). Majrooh Sultanpuri (111). These seven lyricists had penned 1484 songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar till that time.

Lata Mangeshkar tied up with music director Brij Bhushan for the first time in a movie released during 1962. New lyricists with whom she worked for the first time in this year were Akhtar Romani, Anand Bakshi, B K Puri, Madan, Pt Shiv Kumar and Veer Mohammadpuri. Anand Bakshi, ho ould go on to pen the highest number of songs with her in future made his debut with Lata Mangeshkar this year in the movie “Mehandi Lagi Mere Haath”(1962).

Here is the summary of Lata Mangeshkar’s playback career in Hindi movies till end of 1962 :

Year Movie count Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Remarks
1946 3 movies 4 4 4 0 0 0
1947 3 movies 5 5 3 1 0 1
1948 16 movies 50 50 37 6 4 3
1949 38 movies 134 157 103 35 12 7
1950 36 movies 114 143 93 32 14 4
1951 49 movies 189 223 158 52 10 3
1952 43 movies 149 177 138 31 4 4
1953 45 movies 170 195 149 35 5 6
1954 43 movies 140 172 144 23 4 1
1955 50 movies 165 218 177 30 10 1
1956 49 movies 168 204 153 35 13 3
1957 47 movies 129 160 110 38 7 5
1958 35 movies 102 132 95 25 10 1
1959 58 movies 188 211 130 68 12 1
1960 48 movies 139 166 102 50 12 1
1961 44 movies 125 152 88 55 5 4
1962 40 movies 118 129 84 40 5 0
Total upto 1962 647 movies 2106 2498 1768 556 127 45

It can be seen from the table of 1962 that Lata Mangeshkar sang 129 songs in movies released in 1962. As many as 118 of these songs have already been covered in the blog. Out of 40 movies of 1962 where Lata Mangeshkar sang, all Lata Mangeshkar songs of 31 movies are alreday covered. So we only have 11 Lata songs belonging to 9 movies of 1962 that remain as yet undiscussed in the blog.

Alphabetically the first such movie that offers us Lata Mangeshkar songs to discuss is “Baghdad Ki Raaten”(1962). This fantasy movie was directed by Nanabhai Bhatt for Manoj Pictures, Bombay. The movie had Shakila, Mahipal, Neeru, Isharlal, Ratnmala, Nagpal, Keshri,, R S Dubey, Leela Mishra, Vimal, Leela Gandhi, Mastan (tiger), Bhagan, Abu Hasan etc in it.

Lata Mangeshkar had sung three solo songs in it. One of these songs has been covered in the past.

Here is another Lata solo from “Baghdad Ki Raaten”(1962). Prem Dhawan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Dilip Dholakiya.

This is a rare song. Listening to this song, the first thought that crossed my mind was that this song is a hidden gem that deserved to be better known. It is sad that the song has ended up as an obscure rare song.

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

Song-Dekho jee dekho kaisi haar ho gayi(Baghdad Ki Raaten)(1962) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Dilip Dholakiya

Lyrics

aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa

dekho jee dekho kaisi haar ho gayi ee
dekho jee dekho kaisi haar ho gayi
Shamma parwaane pe nisaar ho gayi ee ee
dekho jee dekho kaisi haar ho gayi ee
dekho jee dekho kaisi haar ho gayi

chheda kaisa naghma
toone ye dil ke saaz pe
daudi daudi aayi
main to iski aawaaz pe
chheda kaisa naghma
toone ye dil ke saaz pe
daudi daudi aayi
main to iski aawaaz pe
apne hi haathhon se main
shikaar ho gayi ee ee
dekho jee dekho kaisi haar ho gayi ee
dekho jee dekho kaisi haar ho gayi

dil tadpaane waale
main sadqe tere naam ke
aisa jaadoo daala
main reh gayi dil ko thhaam ke
dil tadpaane waale
main sadqe tere naam ke
aisa jaadoo daala
main reh gayi dil ko thhaam ke
baat jo na honi thhi
sarkaar ho gayi ee ee
dekho jee dekho kaisi haar ho gayi ee
dekho jee dekho kaisi haar ho gayi

jin kadmon ko duniya
rakhti hai dil mein choom ke
teri dhun pe zaalim
wo naach uthhe hai jhoom ke
jin kadmon ko duniya
rakhti hai dil mein choom ke
teri dhun pe zaalim
wo naach uthhe hai jhoom ke
jaane bhi de main teri dildaar ho gayi ee ee
dekho jee dekho kaisi haar ho gayi ee
dekho jee dekho kaisi haar ho gayi
Shamma parwaane pe nisaar ho gayi ee ee
dekho jee dekho kaisi haar ho gayi ee
dekho jee dekho kaisi haar ho gayi ee


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4530 Post No. : 16091

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2010-2020) – Song No. 98
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This date ten years ago (12 december 2010) saw as many as seven songs getting covered in the blog. Here are the details of these songs :-

9 songs covered out of 10

Song Movie title-Year Remarks
O dupatta rang de mera rangrez Gajre-1948 movie YIPPEED in the blog
Chaar din ki chaandni thhi phir andheri raat hai Dillagi-1949 movie YIPPEED in the blog
Nainaa bhar aaye neer Humaayun-1945 movie YIPPEED in the blog
O zindagi ke denewaale Naagin-1954 Movie YIPPEED in the blog
Andhon pe dayaa karnaa daataa Sahaaraa-1958
Yoon hi dil ne chaahaa thhaa ronaa rulaanaa Dil Hi To Hai-1963 movie YIPPEED in the blog
Laagi jisko wohi ye dukh jaane Pavitra Paapi-1970 4 songs covered out of 7

“Pavitra Paapi”(1970), one of the unYIPPEED movies, from the movies whose songs were covered ten years ago, was produced and directed by Rajendra Bhatia for Kiron Productions, Bombay. The movie had Balraj Sahni,Tanuja, I.S.Johar,Ajay Sahni(aka Parikshat Sahni), Achla Sachdev, Abhi Bhattacharya, Madhumati,Baby Sonia(aka Neetu Singh), Jayashree T, Gulshan Bawra,Upendra Trivedi, Manorama, Jugnu, Pal Mahender, Shivraj, V.Gopal, Hammad Jafri, Manju, Sadhna Patel, Chinnu,Sewak Singh, Kailash,Shobha,Aroona,Fatima, Jagdish Raj etc in it.

The movie had seven songs in it. Four songs have been covered so far:-

Song Posted On
Teri duniya se hoke majboor chalaa 19.10.2008
Le de sainyya odhni punjaabi 11.06.2009
Laagi jisko wohi ye dukh jaane 12.12.2010
Allah hi Allah kar pyaare bhai 07.01.2012

As blog ten year challenge, here is a song from “Pavitra Paapi”(1970). The song is sung by Asha Bhonsle and Shelaji/ Shela. Prem Dhawan is the lyricist as well as music director.

The song is picturised on Jayshree T, Tanuja, Yasmin and Fatima.

The lyrics of this song were sent to me by Prakashchandra. BTYC details were sent by Avinash Scrapwala.


Song-Poochho na kaise pehli raat guzri(Pavitra Paapi)(1970) Singers-Asha Bhonsle, Shaila, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Prem Dhawan

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

poochho na kaisey
haayye jee kaisey pehli raat guzri ee
kaisey kahoon kya
haayye kahoon kya mere saath guzri
poochho na kaisey
haayye ji kaisey pehli raat guzri ee
kaisey kahoon kya
haayye kahoon kya mere saath guzri ee

woh paas mere aa baithha
main peechhe hat gayi
woh aur aagey ko khiskaa
main aur simat gayee
us`ne pakdi kalaayee
maine jhhat se chhudaayee
us`ne thhaamaa aanchal
toh main bhaagi machal kar
par darwaazaa band thhaa
jaati to kahaan jaati
thahr thhar lagey kaanpne
jaise diye ki baati
ho jaise diye ki baati
toh pakad liyaa saiyyaan ne
lapak`ke meraa haathh
phir ?
phir
poochho na
poochho na kaisey
haayye ji kaisey pehli raat guzri
kaisey kahoon oon kya
haayye kahoon kya
mere saath guzri

le aayaa haath pakad`ke
phir sej pe sainyyaan
main kuchh na boli chaali
bas pad gayee paiyyaan
usne baahon mein leke
mujhko paas bithhaayaa
phir dheere se usne
ghoonghat meraa uthhaayaa
main toh sharm se mar gayee
main dharti mein gad gayee
meri saansein ruk gayee
meri dhadkan badh gayee
ho mere dhadkan badh gayee
machhli ki tarhaa main tadpi
par chhudaa na saki haath
phir ?
phir
poochho na
poochho na kaisey
haayye ji kaisey pehli raat guzri ee
kaisey kahoon kya
haayye kahoon kyaa
mere saath guzri

phir na jaane kyaa soojhee
sainyyaan natkhat ko
woh lagaa chhoomne
gaalon pe bikhri lat ko
main lat ko suljhaaoon
woh uljhaata jaaye
main door hat`ti jaaoon
woh badhtaa hi aaye
jab kuchh bhi na soojhee
toh sab baat palat gayee
aur main khud hi piyaa ke
seene se lipat gayee
haayye seene se lipat gayee
toh sun lee uski dhadkan maine
aur samajh gayi sab baat
phir ?
phir bol naa
arey bolnaa kyaa huaa?

phir
poochho naa
hmmm…hmm hmmm..hmm hmm
hmmm hmm hmm
hmmm hmm mm hmm hmmm…hmmm hmm hmm
kaisey kahoon kyaa
hmmmm hmmm hmm hmm hmmm
hmm hmm hmm


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Blog Day :

4504 Post No. : 16043

Yearwise discussion of Lata Mangeshkar songs in HFM: Part VIII: Year 1954
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In this episode, we arrive at the ninth year of Lata Mangeshkar as a playback singer in Hindi movies. Like in the past six years, this year too she dominated, singing 172 songs in 43 movies out of 117 movies released in the year.

Here are the details of songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar in Hindi movies released in 1954 :-

S N Movie Music director Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Lyricists
1 Amar Naushad 7 7 7 0 0 0 Shakeel Badayuni
2 Angaarey S D Burman 6 6 5 1 0 0 Sahir Ludhianvi
3 Baadshah Shankar Jaikishan 6 6 5 1 0 0 Hasrat Jaipuri (5) Shailendra (1)
4 Baap Beti Roshan 4 4 4 0 0 0 Kavi Pradeep
5 Baaraati Roshan 4 4 3 0 1 0 D N Madhok (2) Jaan Nisaar Akhtar (1) Raja Mehdi Ali Khan (1)
6 Baazooband Md Shafi 2 5 5 0 0 0 Prem Dhawan (3) Daag (1) Pt Chandrashekhar (1)
7 Bahut Din Huye B S Kalla 2 7 6 0 1 0 Pt Indra
8 Bhai Sahab Ninu Majumdar 0 2 2 0 0 0 Shailendra
9 Biraj Bahu Salil Chaudhary 1 1 0 1 0 0 Prem Dhawan
10 Chaalis Baaba Ek Chor S D Burman 7 8 6 2 0 0 P L Santoshi
11 Chaandni Chowk Roshan 5 5 4 0 0 1 Shailendra (3) Majrooh Sultanpuri (2)
12 Chor Baazaar Sardar Malik 3 3 3 0 0 0 Shakeel Badayuni
13 Daaku Ki Ladki Hemant Kumar 3 5 3 2 0 0 S H Bihari (3) Kaif Irfani (2)
14 Danka Aziz Hindi 2 2 2 0 0 0 Nazim Panipati (1) Jaan Nisaar Akhtar (1)
15 Ehsaan Madan Mohan 2 2 2 0 0 0 Kaif Irfani
16 Guzaara Ghulam Mohammad 1 3 2 1 0 0 Raja Mehdi Ali Khan
17 Haar Jeet S D Batish 1 1 1 0 0 0 Kaif Irfani
18 Kavi C Ramchandra 1 1 0 1 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
19 Maan Anil Biswas 5 5 5 0 0 0 Kaif Bhopali (3) Safdar Aah Sitapuri (1) Raja Mehdi Ali Khan (1)
20 Manohar S V Venkatraman 0 2 1 1 0 0 Vishwamitra Adil
21 Meenaar C Ramchandra 4 4 3 1 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
22 Mehbooba Roshan 4 4 3 1 0 0 Tanveer Naqvi (2) Majrooh (1) Indeewar (1)
23 Naagin Hemant Kumar 9 9 8 1 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
24 Naastik C Ramchandra 8 8 6 2 0 0 Kavi Pradeep
25 Naaz Anil Biswas 5 5 5 0 0 0 Satyendra Athhaiyya (2) Prem Dhawan (2) Kidar Sharma (1)
26 Naukri Salil Chaudhary 1 1 1 0 0 0 Shailendra
27 Pahli Jhalak C Ramchandra 6 6 6 0 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
28 Pahli Taarikh Sudhir Phadke 1 1 1 0 0 0 Qamar Jalalabadi
29 Parichay Shailesh 2 4 4 0 0 0 Akhtar Yusuf (3) Keshav (1)
30 Pensioner Hansraj Bahl 0 1 1 0 0 0 A Shah Shikarpuri
31 Pilpili Sahab Sardul Kwatra 3 6 3 3 0 0 Hasrat Jaipuri (5) Shailendra (1)
32 Pooja Shankar Jaikishan 4 4 3 1 0 0 Hasrat Jaipuri (1) Shailendra (3)
33 Radha Krishna S D Burman 2 6 5 0 1 0 Narendra Sharma (2) Sahir Ludhianvi (2) Satyendra Athhaiyya (2)
34 Rishta K Datta 1 2 2 0 0 0 Pt Phaani
35 Samaaj Arun Kumar Mukherjee 1 1 1 0 0 0 Majrooh Sultanpuri
36 Samrat Hemant Kumar 3 3 3 0 0 0 Rajinder Krishan
37 Shabaab Naushad 7 7 5 2 0 0 Shakeel Badayuni
38 Shart Hemant Kumar 4 4 3 1 0 0 S H Bihari (3) Rajinder Krishan (1)
39 Shiv Kanya Manna Dey 1 1 1 0 0 0 Bharat Vyas
40 Subah Ka Taara C Ramchandra 6 6 4 1 1 0 Noor Lucknowi (5) Dewan Sharar (1)
41 Suhaagan Vasant Ramchandra 0 4 4 0 0 0 Ehsan Rizvi (2) Saraswati Kumar Deepak (2)
42 Taxi Driver S D Burman 4 4 4 0 0 0 Sahir Ludhianvi
43 Toofaan S D Batish 2 2 2 0 0 0 Kaif Irfani
Total 43 movies 25 MDs 140 172 144 23 4 1 35 Lyricists

In this year, Lata Mangeshkar achieved a major feat that went unnoticed at that time. She completed 1000 songs as a playback singer in Hindi films. She was the first playback singer to achieve this distinction in HFM.

Here is the summary of her playback career in Hindi movies till end of 1954 :

Year Movie count Lata song in the blog Lata HFM songs recorded in the year Lata solo songs Male duet Female duet Other songs Remarks
1946 3 movies 4 4 4 0 0 0
1947 3 movies 5 5 3 1 0 1
1948 16 movies 50 50 37 6 4 3
1949 38 movies 134 157 103 35 12 7
1950 36 movies 114 143 93 32 14 4
1951 49 movies 189 223 158 52 10 3 All time highest figures in a year for Lata
1952 43 movies 149 177 138 31 4 4
1953 45 movies 170 195 149 35 5 6
1954 43 movies 140 172 144 23 4 1
Total upto 1954 276 movies 945 1126 829 215 53 29

During the year 1954, she worked for the first time with nine music directors- Arun Kumar Mukherjee, Aziz Hindi, B S Kalla, Ninu Majumdar, S V Venkatraman, Sardar Malik, Sardul Kwatra, Shailesh and Vasant -Ramchandra. As for lyricists, she worked for the first time with Akhtar Yusuf, Daagh, Jaan Nisaar Akhtar, Kaif Bhopali, Keshav, Pt Chandrashekhar, S H Bihari, Saraswati Kumar Deepak, Tanveer Naqvi, and Vishwamitra Adil.

By 1954, Lata Mangeshkar had worked with 68 music directors and 110 lyricists. Top six music directors, namely C Ramchandra (183), Shankar Jaikishan (108), Husnlal Bhagatram (98), Anil Biswas (98), Roshan (65) and Naushad (53) alone composed 705 of these Lata Mangeshkar songs !

Top six lyricists, viz Rajinder Krishan (160), Shailendra (87), Shakeel Badayuni (75), Hasrat Jaipuri (73), P L Santoshi (61) and Prem Dhawan (40) penned as many as 396 of these songs.

We notice that Lata Mangeshkar sang 172 songs in 43 movies of 1954. The blog has 140 of these songs. All Lata Mangeshkar songs from 30 of these movies are covered in the blog. That leaves us with only 13 movies of 1954 that offers us a few Lata Mangeshkar songs to discuss.

Alphabetically, the first such movie of 1954 is “Baazooband” (1954).

“Baazooband”(1954) was directed by Ashalata Biswas and directed by Ramanand Sagar for Variety Productions, Bombay. The movie had Sulochana Chatterji, Balraj Sahni, Roopmala, Anwar, Ramesh Kapoor, baby saroj, Om Prakash, Noorie, Linford, Shanta Kunwar, Noorjahana, Brahm, Indira, Sindura etc with Radhakishan as guest artist.

There were seven songs in the movie. Two songs from the movie has been discussed in the past.

The movie had five Lata Mangeshkar songs in it. They were all solo songs. The two songs covered in the blog were both Lata solos. So three more Lata songs are yet to be covered in the blog.

Here is the third such song from “Baazooband”(1954). the song is sung by Lata Mangeshkar. Prem Dhawan is the lyricst. Music is composed by Md Shafi. Like other Lata Mangeshkar songs, this song is picturised on Roopmala. I request our knowledgeable readers to help identify others seen in the picturisation.


Song-Dil ki mehfil mein aake chale ho kahaan (Baazooband)(1954) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Md Shafi

Lyrics

dil ki mehfil mein aake
chale ho kahaan ji chale ho kahaan
dil ki mehfil mein aake
chale ho kaha ji chale ho kaha
mujhse daaman chhudake chale ho kaha ji chale ho kahaan
dil ki mehfil

adhoori na rah jaaye dil ki kaahaani
ji dil ki kahaani
ghadi do ghadi ki hai ye zindagaani
ghadi do ghadi ki hai ye zindagaani
jalti shama bujha ke chale ho kahaan ji chale ho kahaan
dil ki mehfil mein aake
chale ho kahaan ji chale ho kahaan
dil ki mehfil

haan ye jalwe ye shokhi ye nagme ye masti
na jaane ujad jaaye kab saari basti
na jaane ujad jaaye kab saari basti
aisi basti basaa ke chale ho kahaan ji chale ho kahaan
dil ki mehfil mein aake chale ho kahaan ji chale ho kahaan
dil ki mehfil

kayaamat hai mera zara sa ishaara
zara sa ishaara
bacha kab koi meri nazron ka maara
bacha kab koi meri nazron ka maara
mujhse nazren bacha ke chale ho kahaan ji chale ho kahaan
dil ki mehfil mein aake chale ho kahaan ji chale ho kahaan
mujhse daman chhudaa ke chale ho kahaan ji chale ho kahaan
dil ki mehfil


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Blog Day :

4502 Post No. : 16040

As a simpleton, I thought that Deepawali is a one day festival which is celebrated on amawasya day. Now I realise that Deepaawali begins two days in advance, namely on tryodashi (or teras). This day is popularly called Dhanteras. Next day viz chaturdashi is Narak Chaturdashi aka Chhoti deewaali. Next day, viz amawasya is the day of Laxmi pooja, and it is the real Deepaawali day. Next day, the first day of next lunar cycle, is Govardhan pooja. Next to that is Bhai dooj. That is not all. On the sixth day after Deepaawali is Chhat, a very important festival in Bihar.

I am not the only simpleton. There are others. For instance, there are people who think that Govardhan pooja has something to do with Gobar (cow dung). 🙂 Not really, Govardhan pooja is pooja of Govardhan parvat, the parvat that Lord Krishna lifted to protect Gokulwasis from severe rain.

In addition to simpletons, even agenda driven activists have a field day during Deepaawali festival. They leave no stones unturned to tell us that bursting crackers during Deepaawali is the cause behind air pollution, and that fire cracker burning deewaali celebrators are big polluters.

On checking up, I found that in India 51% of air pollution is due to industrial activities, 27 % due to vehicles, 17% due to crop burning and only 5% due to fireworks.

So, Deepaawali contributes just 5 % of total air pollution. crop burning, which takes place in the same season contributes thrice as much pollution. vehicles, which ply round the year and not just on the day of deepaawali have been subjecting our lungs to five times more pollution that too round the clock throughout the year.

If we have to do introspection, we have to do wholesale introspection, and not just point an accusing finger towards deepaawali celebration.

The World Health Organization evaluated the concentration of PM2.5 particles to determine the most polluted place on Earth. PM2.5 (fine particulate matter 2.5) refers to tiny particles or droplets in the air that are two and one-half microns or less in width. These particles come from car, truck, bus, and off-road vehicle exhausts and from operations that involve the burning of fossil fuels such as wood, heating oil, or coal. They can also originate from indoor sources such as smoking tobacco, cooking, burning candles, or using fireplaces.

PM2.5 is an air pollutant that is a concern for people’s health when levels in the air are high. These particles reduce visibility and make the air appear hazy when levels are elevated. Some cities, such as New York, issue a PM2.5 Health Advisory when conditions are considered to be unhealthy for sensitive groups.

The Air Quality Index (AQI) is an index calculated for major air pollutants regulated by the Clean Air Act: particle pollution (PM2.5), ground-level ozone, carbon monoxide, and sulfur dioxide. The AQI ranges from 0 to 500, with zero representing clean air and 500 being the most hazardous. Values of 100 or below are generally thought of as satisfactory; however, when values are above 100, air quality is considered unhealthy for certain at-risk groups of people and becomes more unsafe as the value increases.

The cleanest countries in the world, as determined by the Environmental Performance Index (EPI), have high air quality, clean water, and strong environmentally-friendly policies and initiatives. These countries include Switzerland, France, and Denmark.

A total of 92 nations were evaluated to determine which had the highest number of PM2.5 – or which nations were the most polluted.

Air pollution is a severe problem in several countries. I found out that one can accurately classify countries as first world, third world etc based on air pollution level. The countries suffering the worst pollution level in the world are- Bangladesh (97.1 microgram/ cubic metres), Pakistan(74.27), India (72.5), Afghanistan (61.8),Bahrain (59.8), Mongolia (58.8). They are followed by Kuwait, Nepal, UAE, Nigeria and Indonesia.

Interestingly, first world countries like USA, European countries, Japan, Singapore etc actually have clear air, even though some of them are densely populated and highly industrialised. For example USA (9.05), Germany (13.01), Japan (12), Great Britain (10.83), France (13.16), Singapore (14.8) etc have clean air, even though some of them are located in the neighbourhood of third world countries. For instance, Singapore is located near Indonesia. Taiwan (18) is located adjacent to China (41), Israel (18) is surrounded by countries with higher pollution etc.

One can see that China, for all its pretensions of being the second largest economy in the world does not have clean air that first world countries have. So China, like India, is very much a third world country, air quality wise.

One can notice that India and almost all its neighbours have the worst air quality in the world. Except India and Nepal, other neighbours of India do not even celebrate Deewaali, nor are they industrialised. So, it is all about discipline, viz following rules (including pollution control rules) in our day to day lives. India and its neighbours are the most indisciplined countries in the world, who disobey laws and rules with abandon, and pay the price. They do not even realise that they are paying a heavy price. We in our region are taking in highly polluted air into our lungs day in and day out.

AQI (Air Quality Index) which is a superset of PM2.5 based rating is widely used to check the air quality of places. AQI below 50 is supposed to be GOOD. 51-100 is Moderate, 101 to 200 is poor, 201-300 is unhealthy, 301 to 400 is severe, 401 to 500 is hazardous.

Today, New Delhi has AQI of 390 (PM2.5 of 233), Mumbai 64 (31), Pune 221 (48), Kolkata 122 (53).

It is not that entire India is suffering from air pollution. We have places in Tamilnadu, Karnataka, Kerala etc whose AQI is below 50 which means they enjoy clear air. For instance, Mysore, Hubli, Kozhikode, Chennai etc have acceptable air quality as of now. So if we can achieve acceptable air quality in parts of India (thanks to disciplined and responsible behaviour), it can be done elsewhere as well. Though there has been no dearth of people telling us about the ill effects of Deepaawali fire crackers, few people seem to bother about the alarming air quality throughout. It is high time we became aware of that and started taking action to rectify this situation. We cannot hope to become a first world country if we have third world level air quality.

So, unlike some others who would exhort people to shun fire crackers, I exhort people to become aware of the fact that India has very poor air quality and we are breathing in highly polluted air. We must act to improve our air quality. We need to do far far more than just shun fire frackers. We need to stop polluting the air which we are doing thanks to our irresponsible industrial and agricultural activities. Countries far more industrialised than us have managed to have cleaner air. It is time we did the same.

For now, let us celebrate Deepaawali in a responsible and safe way. Deepaawali is the festival of light. Light here does not simply mean physical light, it also means being better informed. Incidentally, the word “enlightened”, which is a synonym of “informed” has the word light in it, and that is no coincidence. Let us be enlightened and let us realise that deepaawali is the festival of lights. In addition to physical light, let us light the light of enlightenment as well.

Deepaawali is the day of Laxmi poojan. Laxmi, the goddess of wealth blesses those who are enlightened though education, training, research etc and who are able to create wealth through their enlightened activities, be they manufacture of goods, or provision of services. We find that the people whom Goddess Laxmi blesses on this day are those people who provide quality goods and services. Those who are buying these products are serving as willing couriers of wealth and they are handing over their wealth to the providers of quality goods and services. All this while, people doing deepaawali shopping are under the illusion that they are worshipping goddess Laxmi, whereas Goddess Laxmi has already been worshipped by those who are selling their stuff to the shoppers. 🙂

On the occasion of Deepaawali, here is a deepawali song from “Jeewan Tara”(1951). This movie, apparently a dubbed movie from south, was produced and directed by Joseph Teliyeth for Citadel Films Corporation Limited, Madras. The movie had T R Mahalingam, T R Rajkumari, P S Veerappa, K Sarangpaani,C V Nayagam,K P Kamatchi, C V V Tirupathi, Somu, Swaminathan, T P Rajalakshmi,V Susheela,T S Jaya, Lallitha,Padmini etc in it.

The song, second song from the movie to appear in the blog, is sung by Asha Bhonsle and chorus. Prem Dhawan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Vasant Desai.

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

Lyrics of the song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

I take this opportunity to wish everyone a happy and prosperous deepaawali.

Audio link:

Song-Jagmag jagmag deep jale (Jeewan Tara)(1951) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Vasant Desai
Chorus

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

jagmag jagmag deep jaley
jagmag jagmag deep jaley
jagmag jagmag deep jaley
jagmag jagmag deep jaley
door huaa andhiyaaraa
chamkaa hai cham cham ujiyaaraa

aaa…aaa…aaa…aaaa
chamkaa hai cham cham ujiyaaraa
aaa…aaa…aaa…aaaa ..aaa…aaa….aaa
kar ke haar singaar
thummak thummak chali naar
kar ke haar singaar
thummak thummak chali naar
chhamm chhamm jaisey koyi dulhan chaley
chhamm chhamm jaisey koyi dulhan chaley ae
jagmag jagmag deep jaley
jagmag jagmag deep jaley
jagmag jagmag deep jaley
jagmag jagmag deep jaley

jhoothh ki aaj haar huyee
aur sach ki jai jaikaar huyi

jai jai kaa..aaa…aa..aaa..aaar
jhoothh ki aaj haar huyee
aur sach ki jai jaikaar huyi

jai jai kaa..aaa…aa…aaaar
naach uthha sansaar
mehak uttha gulzaar
o o o o o o o o o
oooo o oo o o o
ho o o o o o o o o
naach uthhaa sansaar
mehakk uthha gulzaar
ghar ghar aashaa ke phool khiley
ghar ghar aashaa ke phool khiley ae
jagmag jagmag deep jaley
jagmag jagmag deep jaley
jagmag jagmag deep jaley
jagmag jagmag deep jaley

jagmag jagmag deep jaley
jagmag jagmag deep jaley
jagmag jagmag deep jaley
jagmag jagmag deep jaley


This article is written by Sadanand Kamath, 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 :

4476 Post No. : 15980

Today, October 19, 2020 is the 25th Remembrance Day of Baby Naaz, one of the super child artists of Hindi films who has enthralled the Hindi cinema buffs with her memorable roles. She was a destitute child in ‘Boot Polish’ (1954), the young Paro in ‘Devdas’ (1955), an orphan girl in ‘Do Phool’ (1958), a teenage daughter caught in the marital discord of her parents, Guru Dutt and Veena in ‘Kaagaz Ke Phool’ (1959) and many more roles.

Baby Naaz’s life from her childhood days to teenager has been traumatic and unhappy. Baby Naaz’s undated interview which appeared in ‘Stardust’ magazine sometime in mid-1970 is an indication of how a child has been exploited by her mother by pushing her into Hindi films as a child artist depriving her of schooling and a good childhood to make the family’s life comfortable. In today’s world, Baby Naaz’s case would come in the ambit of child abuse by her mother. From the age of 4, she has been the bread winner for her family when she started performing as a dancer on the road side stage shows. At the age of 8, she became a child artist in Hindi films which continued till her adulthood. In this process, Baby Naaz struggled with her 3-4 shifts of shooting a day depriving her of a normal childhood.

Based on Naaz’s interview mentioned above and also on Khalid Mohamed’s article in ‘The Daily Eyes’- July 8, 2020 and an article which appeared in December 29, 2017 issue of ‘Jansatta’, the life story of Naaz has been sumarised below:

Baby Naaz, (Real name: Salma Baig) was born in Mumbai on 20/08/1944 in a poor family. Her father, Mirza Dawood Baig was a story writer who was trying his luck to sell his stories for Hindi films but was unsuccessful. He remained unemployed beside being a sickly person. Baby Naaz’s mother was an ambitious lady who pushed Baby Naaz to Hindi films as a child artist so that with her income, she can run the house and have a comfortable life. Her father was against his daughter working in the film. But due to the extreme financial problem faced by the family, he reluctantly agreed to his friend, Lekhraj Bhakri’s request to let her do a childhood role of Suraiya in ‘Resham’ (1952). Salma Baig was given a screen name, ‘Baby Naaz’.

Due to her busy shooting schedules, Baby Naaz could not attend the school regularly for which she was rusticated. For the same reason, she had no time for enjoying her childhood. On the other hand, there was constant fights between her father and mother. Deprived of a normal childhood with love and affection from her parents, Baby Naaz twice attempted suicide by jumping into a well at the age of 10 but was saved by her maid servant.

When Naaz was 12, her parents separated and she started living with her mother. About 4 years later, her mother remarried to a film cameraman and shifted to her husband’s house. Slowly, she realised that she was the sole bread winner not only for her mother but also for her lover who had now become her step-father.

Baby Naaz came into limelight as a child artist in ‘Boot Polish’ (1954) in which she played the role of a destitute child along with Master Rattan. She enacted the emotional scenes as well as comedy acts very well. The film was shown in Cannes’ International Film Festival in 1955 where both Baby Naaz and Master Rattan were tied to receive the special commendations from the Jury. With this, Baby Naaz became the most sought-after child artist and worked in a spate of films during 1954-59. Around 1960 onwards, Naaz started getting roles as a major, mostly as a character actor though in a few films, she had also got the lead roles in ‘B’ grade films.

During the shooting of ‘Mera Ghar Mere Bachche’ (1960), Naaz became close to Subbiraj, a nephew of Prithviraj Kapoor. Both of them had the second lead roles and decided to convert their closeness into a marriage. However, families from both sides were against this marriage. Their courtship continued for 5 years. It was during the shooting of ‘Dekha Pyaar Tumhaara’ (1963), in which they were in the lead roles, they got married during the outdoor shooting of the film in Pratapgarh Fort. They returned to Mumbai as a married couple.

After the marriage, Naaz felt for the first time that she had got the love and affection which she had missed in her childhood. After the marriage, Naaz had to cut down her assignments in the films due to household responsibilities. In the 1970s, she started working with Kalyanji-Anandji for their musical programmes as a compere. In the 1980s, she almost stopped acting in the films as she had become a dubbing artist for some actresses from the south especially for Sridevi.

After a traumatic childhood and teens, Naaz was happy with her married life. When the time came for her to enjoy a life of contentment with her husband and two children, a tragedy struck in her life. In 1995, Naaz was diagnosed with cancer which was on a terminal stage. She breathed her last on October 19, 1995 when she was 51.

Baby Naaz worked in around 125 Hindi films during 1952-86 of which she worked as a child artist in about 50 films. In the 1960s, Naaz got opportunity to work as a lead/second lead actor in ‘Lambe Haath’ (1960), ‘Mera Ghar Mere Bachche’ (1960), ‘Gangu’ (1962), ‘Dekha Pyaar Tumhaara’ (1963), ‘Chaar Darvesh’ (1964), ‘Rocket Girl’ (1965) and Chhaila Babu’ (1967). However, these films did not do well at the box office.

After her marriage in 1963, Naaz restricted her film appearances by choosing the films in which the roles interested her. I find that post-marriage, most of the films in which she acted belonged to big banners and under good directors like M Sadiq in ‘Bahu Begum’ (1967), Sateyn Bose in ‘Raat Aur Din’ (1967), Lekh Tandon in ‘Jahaan Pyaar Miley’ (1969), Manmohan Desai in ‘Sachcha Jhootha’ (1970), Dulal Guha in ‘Dushman’ (1972). Hrishikesh Mukherjee in ‘Phir Kab Milogi’ (1974), Asit Sen in ‘Bairaag’ (1976), B R Chopra in ‘Karm’ (1977), Basu Chatterjee in ‘Sheesha’ (1986) etc.

On the occasion of the 25th Remembrance Day of Naaz, I present a song from ‘Gangu’ (1962) which was one of her films with a lead role for her. The film was directed by Promod Chakravarty. The song is ‘kya kaha zara phir kaho’ which is a duet sung by Subir Sen and Geeta Dutt. The song is written by Prem Dhawan is picturised on Chandrashekhar and Naaz which is set to music by Kalyanji-Anandji.

Video Clip:

Audio Clip:

Song-Kya kaha zara phir kaho (Gangu)(1962) Subir Sen, Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Kalyanji Anandji

Lyrics

kya kaha zara phir kaho
aji kya kaha zara phir kaho
koi sun lega aji chup raho o
koi sun lega aji chup raho o

kya kaha zara phir kaho
koi sun lega aji chup raho
koi sun lega aji chup raho

tum na kaho to nigaahen kahengi
tumhaari ye bahki adaayen kahengi
tum na kaho to nigaahen kahengi
tumhaari ye bahki adaayen kahengi
youn na sataaya karo..o
koi sun lega aji chup raho o
koi sun lega aji chup raho o

kya kaha zara phir kaho
koi sun lega aji chup raho
koi sun lega aji chup raho

ki hai mohabbat to kaisa chhupaana
na ho jaaye dushman kahin ye zamaana
ki hai mohabbat to kaisa chhupaana
na ho jaaye dushman kahin ye zamaana
duniya se youn na daro..o
koi sun lega aji chup raho o
koi sun lega aji chup raho o

kya kaha zara phir kaho
aji kya kaha zara phir kaho
koi sun lega aji chup raho o
koi sun lega aji chup raho o


This article is written by nahm, 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 : 4464 Post No. : 15949

07/10/2020 – 79th Birthday of Usha Khanna
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We are celebrating the 79th birthday of Usha Khanna, the only female music director, shall we say with a sizable films and number of songs to her credit. Ameerbai Karnataki is the other female composer I can think of. This field as some technical fields in the film industry has been dominated by males. The reasons for this could be socio-political. As the musicians were mostly men, so it is understandable. Like I said the technical side is dominated by males in this industry. There are very few female director’s also. No cinematographers that I have heard of, recently if someone has entered the fray I don’t know.

Usha Khanna’s career statistics are impressive, better than even major well known music composers. Imdb is listing 141 films from 1959 to 2016, that is five and half decades.

In my Vinod Khanna post yesterday, I said that the film “Muqaddar ka Sikandar” is missing in the filmography at imdb. I didn’t look close enough, it appears. Peevesie’s Mom informed me that it is very much there in the list but as “Conqueror of destiny”. Imdb is giving the names of hindi film in English translation. The two of us had fun translating some of the names of Vinod Khanna’s films, which imdb had left as it is.

As Usha Khanna’s filmography is untouched by this translation bug, I am trying my hand at it :

1. Dil deke dekho : Give your heart then see for yourself. (That’s full sentence)
2. Hum Hindustani : We Indians (That was easy)
3. Awara Baadal : Wayward cloud
4. Shabnam : Dew
5. Aao pyar Karen : Let’s fall in Love
6. Nishan : sign
7. Faisla : Decision
8. Ek Sapera Ek Lutera : A snake charmer and a robber
9. Main wohi hoon : Yes, that’s me.
10. Lal Bangla : Red Bungalow
11. Insaaf : Justice
12. Raat Andheri thhi : It was a dark night.
13. Chaand par chadhayee : Let’s move to the moon.
14. Woh koyi aur hogaa : That maybe someone else.
15. Aag : Fire
16. Pehle paisa phir bhagwan: Show me the money, then God
17. Khoj : Search
18. Behroopiya : The interloper
19. Ek Paheli : A riddle.
20. Nateeja : The result
21. Sau saal beet gaye : 100 years later
22. Bandish : The restriction
23. Ilzaam : Accusation
24. Ek phool ek bhool : A flower and a mistake.
25. Begunaah : Not guilty
26. Deedar : The view

So on and so forth, this is enough I think.

About the movie Alibaba and 40 thieves(1966) I have written some things in this post of a song from Alibaba chaalis chor (1954).

The stats page of the blog shows that she has composed 973 songs, and only 223 are posted so far. That is less than 25% of the total song composed by the one of the most prolific music directors of the golden era of hindi film music and later. My own tally is 4 posts of Usha Khanna’s songs, posted by me so far, including the present post. The blog also has 37 songs sung by Usha Khanna.

The present song is from the film Alibaba and forty thieves (1966). The composer is Usha Khanna. There are two lyricist credited with writing this song, namely Prem Dhawan and Javed Anwar. Javed Anwar is the pen name used by her father Manoharlal Khanna, for writing ghazals and film songs for her.

Three songs from the film are posted in the blog :

Song Date posted
Mere khayaalon ka tu hi khuda (Alibaba and forty thieves) 23 October 2011
Ham tere charaagh hain jalaaye jaa bujhaaye jaa (Alibaba and forty thieves) 29 January 2015
Dekhiye zara pyaar se kyun khafa ho dildaar se (Alibaba and forty thieves) 14 January 2020

The singers are Mukesh and Suman Kalyanpur, singing for Sanjeev Kumar and L. Vijayalaxmi. The song is a sweet romantic song picturised in colourful sets. Actually I saw a few songs of this movie today. I am trying to find an old song where, the slaves are being sold in the market and one female is singing a song, calling out for rescue. I vaguely remember such a song having seen in “Chhayageet” on TV. Since the TV used to be black n white, the colour songs are also remembered in black n while. I did not find the song I am looking for. It could be anywhere as I know only the situation. It’s like trying to find a needle in a hay stack.

Audio :

Video :

Song-Aaja Baahon Mein Dil Ki Raahon Mein (Alibaba And 40 Thieves)(1966) Singers-Mukesh, Suman Kalyanpur, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, Jawed Anwar, MD-Usha Khanna

Lyrics

Aajaa
baahon mein
dil ki
raahon mein
jhukti nazren
Allah Allah
uthhti palkein
Allah Allah
armaan
jagaaona
toofaan
utthaaona
rukti saansen
Allah Allah
behki baantein
Allah Allah

ye phoolon ke daaman pe
shabnam ke moti
ke jaise zameen par
utar aaye taare
ye phoolon ke daaman pe
shabnam ke moti
ke jaise zameen par
utar aaye taare

zara meri jaanib
bhi dekho meri jaan
meraa pyaar reh reh ke
tumko pukaare
Aajaa
baahon mein
dil ki
raahon mein
hhukti nazren
Allah Allah
uthhti palkein
Allah Allah

hai balkhaa ke girti
hui aabshaaren
ke tum ne hai
lehraa ke gesu bakhere
hai balkhaa ke girti
hui aabshaaren
ke tum ne hai
lehraa ke gesu bakhere
na dekh is tarah tu
mere paas aake
ke aati hai ab
?? tere
armaan
jagaao na
toofaan
utthaao na
rukti saansein
Allah Allah
behki baatein
Allah Allah

ye kashti hai ya
chaand ki paalki hai
chali jaa rahi hai
udi jaa rahi hai
ye kashti hai ya
chaand ki paalki hai
chali jaa rahi hai
udi jaa rahi hai

meri jaan muhabbat
ke hain ye karishme
mubobbat bhi sab rang
dikhlaa rahi hai
aajaa
baahon mein
dil ki
raahon mein
jhhukti nazren
Allah Allah
uthhti palkein
Allah Allah
armaan
jagaao na
toofaan
utthaao na
rukti saansein
Allah Allah
behki baatein
Allah Allah


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 :

4420 Post No. : 15830

Hullo Atuldom

23rd August was the birthday of the beautiful Saira Banu. She was born to yesteryear actress Naseem Banu and producer Mian Ehsan-Ul-Haq in 1944.

She made her debut opposite Shammi Kapoor in 1961 as the OH! so gorgeous Kashmiri ‘Kali’ with her introduction song being “Kaashmir ki kali hoon main mujhse na rootho babuji”. In all the years, since then she has remained gorgeous and aged gracefully. In between then and now, she was an active star in the Hindi film firmament till about 1976 when Prakash Mehra directed “Hera Pheri” released. She appeared in a cameo with her husband Dilip Kumar in Yash Johar produced and Ramesh Talwar directed “Duniya” (1984) as parents of Rishi Kapoor.

One of the movies-Faisla- that she acted in the 70s released in 1988; this was her last official release. But this beauty had the best costars in the 15-16 years that she was active with ‘Padosan’ opposite Sunil Dutt catapulting her to the top league after which “Victoria No 203” opposite Navin Nischol was a big hit. We have seen her opposite Dharmendra in ‘Jwar Bhata’, ‘Aadmi Aur Insaan’, ‘Resham Ki Dori’, ‘Pocketmaar’, ‘Chaitali’, and ‘International Crook’. She was in ‘Purab Aur Paschim’, ‘Balidaan’, and ‘Shaadi’ with Manoj Kumar as her hero. But her pairing with Dilip Kumar in ‘Gopi’, ‘Sagina’ and ‘Bairaag’ was after her marriage to her childhood crush.

As I was preparing the post for wishing the beautiful Saira Banu I looked for possible songs and made a discovery. I always thought that the 1970 releases ‘Purab Aur Paschim’ and ‘Gopi’ would have been Yyippeeeed by now. A thought that came because we have 15800+ songs on our blog and we have been active for 12+ years. I find we have four songs of “Purab Aur Paschim” out a possible eight or nine songs. We have
(1) dulhan chali o pahan chali
(2) Hai preet jahaan ki reet sada, a post that has 51 comments, must be a record. The last comment was on 6th August 2018.
(3) koyi jab tumhaara hriday tod de
(4) purwa suhaani aayi re purwa was the last to be posted.

That too eight years ago. How have we missed posting songs from this movie. Chalo let us take it a step forward.

Here is a song that is sung by Mahendra Kapoor and Asha Bhonsle. It is written by Prem Dhawan and set to music by the brothers Kalyanji- Anandji. The song begins with some dialogue between puppets that are dressed as a Jat and Videshi Mem. The whole event is meant to belittle the westernized character played Saira Banu as Preethi the daughter of an Indian brought up in London. It ends when she realizes that she is being made fun of. (Personally I felt that we take this ‘west is bad east is best’ a little too far)

Incidentally, 24th August happens to mark 20 years since Kalyanji Virji Shah (30 June 1928-24 August 2000) said good bye to this world. He was the music director of such hits as “mera jeevan kora kaagaz kora hi reh gaya”, “rote hue aate hai sab hasta hua jo jaayega”, “jiska koi nahi uska toh khuda hai yaaron” (as Kishore Kumar and Manna Dey solos) and the still-so-popular “Yaari hai imaan mera yaar meri zindagi”. Of course, the songs I have mentioned were all in the 70s and 80s, years when I was growing up and learning to appreciate songs.

But Kalyanji, of the duo, began as a musician in the early 50s. He was the one who played the Clavioline for the songs of ‘Nagin” that were essentially Hemant Kumar scores. Remember the “Nagin-been” from 1954 which has become the signature tune used in all serpent-related songs, scenes and movies? He formed an orchestra group with his brother Anandji, all those years ago, which performed in and around Bombay (as Mumbai used to be called). His arrival in the industry was in, what is called, the golden period of Hindi Film Music when SD Burman, OP Nayyar, Madan Mohan etc were the compeetition. He still managed to get a foothold “Samrat Chandragupt” was his first film. He was officially joined by his brother Anandji, to form the duo, with movies like Satta Bazaar, Chhalia etc. The long journey of the duo gave us many gems and we treasure all of them lovingly. Thank You Kalyanjibhai- Anandjibhai.

Coming back to today’s song- wishing Saira Banu all health and happiness even if a day late & remembering Kalyanjibhai. Here is that song for which the farmaish/ reminder was made on 6th August 2018.


Song-Twinkle twinkle little star (Purab Aur Paschim)(1970) Singers-Mahendra Kapoor, Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Kalyanji Anandji
Chorus

Lyrics

twinke twinkle little star
how I wonder what you are
how I wonder what you are
gaao

aaho
oye twinkle twinkle little star
how I wonder what you are
how I wonder what you are
o twinkle twinkle little sta aa aaa aa aa aaar
you fool
everybody is a fool baby
everybody is a fool baby
sabhi se jawaani mein ae ae ae
ae ae ae
ae ae
hoti pyar ki bhool baby
o hoti pyar ki bhool baby
oye twinke twinkle little star
how I wonder what you are
how I wonder what you are
samjhe madam
what?
o seedha kar doonga what baby
o seedha kar doonga what baby
you mem paschim ki ee eee ee ee
te main purab ka jat baby
o te main purab ka jat baby

alright I teach you something else
sikhaao ji
singing aa yaa yipee yipee ya
singing aa yaa yipee yipee ya
yeh changa hai
jack and jill went up the hill
to fetch a pail of water
jack and jill went up the hill
to fetch a pail of water
gaao

aaho
oye jack and jill went up the hill
to fetch a pail of water
to fetch a pail of water
oye jack and jill went up the hill
ee ee ee ee
you idiot
main nahin
tu hai idiot baby
main nahin
tu hai idiot baby
naari hoke piye whisky
ee ee ee ee ee
aur piye cigarette baby
aur piye cigarette baby
oye twinkle twinkle little star
how I wonder what you are
how I wonder what you are

oh what do you want
i want a chance baby
i want a chance baby
phir dekh meri taal pe
ae ae ae ae
ae ae ae
kaise karegi tu dance baby
o kaise karegi tu dance baby
oye twinkle twinkle little star
how I wonder what you are
how i wonder what you are

up above the world so high
ee ee ee ee
aa aa ee ee
like a diamond in the sky
like a diamond in the sky

twinkle twinkle little star<
how I wonder what you are

jack and jill went up the hill
ee ee ee ee ee
jack and jill went up the hill
to fetch up pail of water

twinkle twinkle little star
how I wonder what you are

twinkle twinkle little


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4405 Post No. : 15794

“Gambler”(1960), not to be confused with “Gambler”(1971), was directed by Dwarka Khosla. The movie had Premnath, Shakila, Agha, Pran, K N Singh, Shammi, Madan Puri, Cuckoo etc in it.

This movie had seven songs in it- two duewts and five solos. THe two duwets have already been covered in the past.

Here is another song from the movie. This song is sung by Lata. Prem Dhawan isa the lyricist . Music is composed by Chitragupta.

This song, heard by me for the first time today (sixty years after its creation) sounds as fresh as lily. This is a quintessential Chhaayaageet kind of song, best heard at night time. The tune sounds so Salil Chaudhary like, but it is a composition of Chitragupta instead.

Only the aufdio of the song is available. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of the song. My guess is thatb bthe song was picturised on Shakila.


Song-Koi teekhi teekhi aankhon ke ishaaron se (Gambler)(1960) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Chitragupta

Lyrics

koi teekhi teekhi aankhon ke ishaaron se
mere dil ka karaar le gaya
koi teekhi teekhi aankhon ke ishaaron se
mere dil ka karaar le gaya
kaise kahoon main wo kaisa dilwaala thha
bina maange jo bahaar de gaya

aankh ladi baat badhhi
jaane main kyun sharmaayi
aankh ladi baat badhhi
jaane main kyun sharmaayi
o o o
aisa laga door kahin
baaj uthhi shehnaai
aji baaj uthhi shehnaai
meri jaagi huyi sooni sooni raaton ko
koi sapne hazaar de gaya
koi teekhi teekhi aankhon ke ishaaron se
mere dil ka karaar le gaya

dil ki lagi aur badhi
laakh nazar ko roka
dil ki lagi aur badhi
laakh nazar ko roka
o o o
par na koi zor chala
kha hi gaye hum dhokha
aji kha hi gaye hum dhokha
phir khoyi khoyi usi ke khayaalon mein
jaane kaisa wo khumaar de gaya
koi teekhi teekhi aankhon ke ishaaron se
mere dil ka karaar le gaya

uska pata poochhe koi
meri nazar jhuk jaaye
o o o
kuchh na kahoon
chup si rahoon
raaz magar khul jaaye
aji raaz magar khul jaaye
sharmaane lagen aankhen meri aankhon se
dene waala kaisa pyaar de gaya
koi teekhi teekhi aankhon ke ishaaron se
mere dil ka karaar le gaya
kaise kahoon main wo kaisa dilwaala thha
bina maange jo bahaar de gaya


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