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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 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 : 3654 Post No. : 14511

ruke nahin koi yahaan naami ho ki anaam
koi jaaye subah ko koi jaaye shaam

— Gopal Das Saxena ‘Neeraj’

With the passing away of Gopal Das Saxena ‘Neeraj’ in the evening of July 19, 2018, the country has lost the last doyen of the progressive school of Hindi poetry. And with this, we have lost another ‘Sahir Ludhianvi’ of Hindi film songs. His association with Hindi film industry especially during 1970-75 had taken the Hindi film music to a new height. I would say that Neeraj has elongated the golden period of Hindi film music.

At a time when Hindi poetry were majorly influenced by ‘Chhaayawadi’ (Romanticism) poets like Jaishankar Prasad, Sumitranandan Pant, Suryakant Tripathi ‘Niraala’ and Mahadevi Verma, it was first Harivansh Rai Bachchan followed by Neeraj who departed from the genre of Chhaayawad poetry and started writing in a language understandable to the common man encompassing all the facades of human life. Neeraj was always a people’s poet.

I first became aware of Neeraj as a poet when I was in 9th standard. Our Hindi teacher spoke about him in the context of one of his poems in our syllabus. I do not remember now as to which was the poem. But I distinctly remember to have heard our teacher saying that he was one of the emerging Hindi poets of post-chhaayawad period. After having moulded with the poems of chaayawadi poets during our early high school days, I personally found Neeraj’s poems at that time a bit ordinary as compared with poems of chhaayawadi poets.

In my early college days (first year and intermediate), I came to know more about Neeraj thanks to our Hindi lecturer who was an admirer of his poems. Although I had heard on radio the popular songs from ‘Nai Umar Ki Nai Fasal’ (1965), it was from our Hindi lecturer I came to know that these popular songs were written by none other than Neeraj. At that time, I was not deep into the lyrics of the Hindi film songs. My reaction to this news was one of the surprises – how a Hindi poet could downgrade himself as a lyricist!

It took me another 5 years to appreciate the work of Neeraj as a lyricist by which time I was majorly engrossed in Hindi film music. His popular songs like kaarwaan guzar gaya gubaar dekhte rahe, dekhti hi raho aaj darpan na tum, wo ham na thhe wo tum na thhe made me to go through the lyrics afresh. All these songs looked more poetic than the lyrics which we were used to listen. Yet they were simple to understand.

By now, I had become an ardent admirer of Neeraj. There was a time in the early 70s, when I used to watch films which had Neeraj as lyricist.I recall a few films like ‘Prem Pujari’ (1970), ‘Pehchaan’ (1970), ‘Sharmilee’ (1971), ‘Gambler’ (1971), ‘Tere Mere Sapne’ (1971) etc which I saw in the theatres. I realised that here was a poet who used imageries and metaphors in a novel way to add freshness to the songs. Examples: Shokhiyon mein gholaa jaye phoolon ka shabaab, phoolon ke rang se dil ki kalam se, bas yahi apraadh main har baar karta hoon, khilte hain gul yahaan khil ke bikharne ko, megha chhaaye aadhi raat, jeewan ki bagiya mahkegi, dil aaj shaayar hai gham aaj naghma hai.

After my retirement in 2006, I started reading Neeraj’s non-filmy poetic works and appreciating his poetry. He was really a people’s poet. I can now say that just as popularity of ‘Madhushala’ written by Harivash Rai Bachchan had put his other higher literary works in the background, the popularity of ‘kharwaan guzar gaya gubaar dekhte rahen’ and other hindi film songs of Neeraj have relegated into background. With his more than 5 decades of poetic work, the article would become too long. So I will confine myself mostly to Neeraj’s filmy career in this article.

Gopaldas Neeraj was born on January 4, 1925 in the Purwali village of Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh. At the age of 6, his father passed away. He was sent to his aunt’s house in Etawah for schooling. However, due to the precarious financial condition, Neeraj had to discontinue his studies after 10th standard did some odd jobs at Etawah and later in Delhi in the 1940s to earn for the family. While working, he completed his graduation and in 1953, he passed MA in Hindi literature with first class. He was associated with Dharma Samaj College, Aligarh as Lecturer and retired as a Professor of Hindi literature from the same college.

Neeraj’s inspiration for writing Hindi poems came from a collection of poems titled ‘Nisha Nimantran’ (Invitation to Night) written by Harivansh Rai Bachchan which he had read when he was in 9th class. Thereafter, he started writing poems and attended Kavi Sammelan in which among others, Harivansh Rai Bachchan was the main attractions. By 1960, Neeraj had become one of the most sought after poets for Kavi Sammelan held all over India.

Sometime in 1960, Neeraj visited Bombay (Mumbai) to recite his poems in a Kavi Sammelan. Music director Roshan was one of those from the film industry who was impressed by his poems. Roshan offered him to write lyrics for the film ‘Nai Umar Ki Nai Fasal’ (1965) which Neeraj politely declined stating that he could not leave his job. He however suggested to Roshan that if found suitable, he could select a few of his published poems for the films. So, most of the songs from the film was based on Neeraj’s published poems.

Chandrashekhar, who was producing and directing his maiden film ‘Cha Cha Cha’ (1964) wanted Neeraj to write lyrics for the film. Neeraj obliged him by writing two songs for the film – ‘wo hum na thhe wo tum na thhe’ and ‘subha na aayi shaam na aayi’ which became very popular. He also wrote songs for films like ‘Sati Naari’ (1965), ‘Tu Hi Meri Zindagi’ (1965), Majli Didi’ (1967), Kanyadaan’ (1968) etc. But uptil now, Neeraj had done the song writing as a part time work without leaving his full time job as Lecturer in Dharma Samaj College, Aligarh.

Sometime in early 1960s, Dev Anand had met Neeraj at a mushiara in Mumbai. At that time, Dev Anand had told him that he liked the language in his poems and hope to work with him some day.

One day, Neeraj saw an advertisement of the announcement of the film ‘Prem Pujari’ (1971) in which he saw the name of Dev Anand as director and S D Burman as music director. However, there was no name of song writer. So Neeraj wrote to Dev Anand recalling his conversation at the mushiara in Mumbai and offered to write songs for the film. Within a week, Neeraj got a hand written reply from Dev Anand requesting him to come to Mumbai and meet S D Burman, the music director. In an interview which appeared in May 21, 2015 issue of ‘The Hindu’, Neeraj revealed:

He put me in luxurious hotel in Santa Cruz and paid me Rs.1000 even before signing me. Next day, he took me to S.D. Burman, who showed apprehensions about a poet’s ability to write to tunes and a given situation. Dev Anand said that he should not worry. He should give the tune and if Neeraj failed, he would remain his guest for six days and enjoy Bombay. Burman Da gave me a tune and said the song should start with ‘Rangeela Re’ and it is about a girl who sees her beloved coming to a party with another girl. It should have elements of frustration in love, jealousy and satire. I worked the whole night and came up with ‘rangeela re tere rang mein youn ranga hai mera mann’.

Next day, he went to Dev Anand’s office and showed what he had written. After reading it, he embraced Neeraj and exclaimed how he could do it in one night. He immediately took me to Burman Da’s home and proudly presented me to him and said: See, I told you, Neeraj has done it. When Burman Da listened to it, he said ‘Dev you go now. We will sit together. After Dev Anand left, Burman Da admitted that he gave me this complex situation to make me give up. After that, we three began to bond. …… I wrote my best songs for him and the biggest royalty I get is from the songs that I wrote for Dev Anand, adding that he never signed a contract with him.

After the success of his songs in ‘Prem Pujaari’ (1970), Neeraj left his job at Dharma Samaj College, Aligarh and shifted his base to Mumbai to become a full time lyricist in Mumbai film industry. The success of his songs in films like ‘Pehchan’ (1970), ‘Sharmilee’ (1971), ‘Tere Mere Sapne’ (1971), ‘Gambler’ (1971) etc gave further boost to his career.

During his active career (1970-75) in Hindi film industry, Neeraj mainly worked with S D Burman and Shankar-Jaikishan with whom he had developed good rapport. With the death of Jai Kishan in 1971 and S D Burman in 1975 Neeraj, on record, considered himself as an unlucky poet in Hindi film industry. Sometime after the death of S D Burman, Neeraj bid adieu to Hindi film industry and rejoined as Professor of Hindi literature in Dharma Samaj College, Aligarh. My own gut feeling says that being a sensitive poet, Neeraj may have felt uncomfortable to work with new music directors with whom he might have creative differences.

Neeraj did occasionally write lyrics for some films by sitting at Aligarh in post-1975 period. The last film for which he wrote songs was ‘Chargesheet’ (2011) which happened to be the last film produced and directed by Dev Anand.

As our homage to Neeraj, I have selected a lesser known song from the film ‘Nai Umar Ki Nai Fasal’ (1965) which seems to have become a ‘back-bencher’by his other popular songs from the film. The song is ‘isko bhi apnaata chal’ sung by Mohmmed Rafi and composed by Roshan. The scene in the film is that of Kavi Sammelan where poets are reciting their poems. But the hero Rajeev recites his poem by singing.

The song is of nearly 6 minutes’ duration in the audio clip. However, in the film, it is reduced to about 3 minutes duration by skipping two antaras of the song.

Video Clip:

Audio Clip:

Song-Isko bhi apnaata chal usko bhi apnaata chal(Nai Umar Ki Nai Fasal)(1965) Singer-Rafi, Lyrics-Neeraj, MD-Roshan

Lyrics(Based on audio)

hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm
isko bhi apnaata chal
usko bhi apnaata chal
raahi hain sab ek dagar ke
sab par pyaar lutaata chal
isko bhi apnaata chal

idhar kafan tak nahin laash par
udhar numaayish resham ki
yahaan swayamvar kare chaandni
wahaan na raat kate gham ki
dharti kankad patthar maare
ambar ugle angaare
koi poochhe baat na is bagiya mein dukhiyaa shabnam ki
sukh ki umr badhaata chal
dukh ko kafan odhaata chal
miley jahaan bhi mahal usey
kutiya ke paas bulaata chal
isko bhi apnaata chal

bikaa biki sab oar machi hai
aane au do aanon par
asmat bikey doraahon par to
pyaar bikey dukaanon par
dagar dagar par mandir masjid
qadam qadam par gurudwaare
bhagwaanon ki basti mein hai
zulm bahut insaanon par
khidki har khulwaata chal
saankal har katwaata chal
is par bhi raushni na ho to
dil kaa diyaa jalaata chal
isko bhi apnaata chal
usko bhi apnaata chal
raahi hain sab ek dagar ke
sab par pyaar lutaata chal
isko bhi apnaata chal

hriday hriday ke beech khaaiyaan
lahu bichhaa maidaanon mein
ghoom rahe hain yuddh sadak par
shaanti chhipi shamshaanon mein
zanjeeren kat gayin magar
aazaad nahin insaan abhi
duniya bhar ki khushi qaid hai
chaandi jade makaanon mein
tat tat raas rachaataa chal
panghat panghat gaataa chal
pyaasaa hai har praan nayan kaa
gangaa-jal chhalkaata chal
isko bhi apnaata chal

nayan nayan tarsen sapnon ko
aanchal tarsen phoolon ko
aangan tarsen tyohaaron ko
galiyaan tarsen jhoolon ko
kisi honth par baje na bansi
kisi haath mein been nahin
umar samadar ki de daali
kis ne chand baboolon ko
soyi kiran jagaata chal
roothi subahen manaata chal
pyaar naqaabon mein na band ho
har ghoonghat khulwaata chal
isko bhi apnaata chal
usko bhi apnaata chal

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Blog Day : 3654 Post No. : 14510

ASAD 10th Anniversary Celebrations – 16
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Discussion of Railway related matters-1
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There are songs that bring back memories. Then there are songs that trigger emotions. The song under discussion is one such song. This song causes so many different kinds of emotions that one hopes that these emotions would occur in slow motion so that one could understand them. Unfortunately such ultra slow motion technology has not yet been invented and so one needs to deal with them in the usual old fashioned way- viz. by taking a breather, collecting oneself and then trying to understand and analyse the things that run through one’s mind when one listens to this song.

So many different kinds of emotional stuff have been packaged in the three stanzas of this song that one is amazed at the ability of the lyricist to express such complex feelings in so few words.

This song was created in 1957, more that sixty years ago. The country was devoid of any development after systematic loot of her resources by the foreign rulers. People were moving to various places all over India in search of new abodes (for people uprooted as a result of partition) as well as employment (lots of new establishments were coming up, many in remote locations). Train was the only option to reach to far off places.

Going away from one’s native place often meant leaving one’s near and dear one’s behind. In other words, hopes and aspirations of a better future were tempered by the feelings of separation and missing the beloved. Those who are left behind by the train traveller would have no way of knowing the whereabout of the train traveller and vice versa.

hey kaisa ghazab ye dhaaye more raama
sajni se saajan chhudaaye liye jaaye
hoy dhuyen ki gaadi udaaye liye jaaye

bairan gaadi udti jaaye
man ko chain na aaye
saajan ke man ko chain na aaye
hai apne piyaa se door sajaniyaa
chham chham neer bahaaye
sajaniya chham chham neer bahaaye
arre ho o o o
nainan ka kajra
haathan ka gazraa
sab kuchh ye bairan churaaye liye jaaye
ho
sab kuchh ye bairan churaaye liye jaaye

A train contained hundreds of passengers. Each one of them was going somewhere and each one of them had some urgent business to attend to. Just imagine, hundreds of people, all strangers travelling together for different destinations in the same train. Staying together for a few hours and sometimes longer, people from different backgrounds would get introduced to each other and they would strike friendship. They would soon start discussing issues of common interest with each other.

Trains, by carrying people to far off places from their original places of residence, would not just relocate them geographically, it would also help in the development of the nation by bringing in skilled personnel to less developed places. These people, migrants to new places far off from their original places would need to undergo enormous changes in their earlier habits and attitudes in order to get used to their new environments. It would involve, among other things, learning an entirely new language, which, after initial struggle, would be achieved by people with aplomb. That is how erstwhile small towns in India have grown to become larger and more prosperous cities, by attracting skilled people from various other places.

Interaction with people coming from different backgrounds and geographical locations enabled cross pollination of ideas, viz food habits, dressing habits, attitudes etc. When I went to Madras in 1989, I was pleasantly surprised to find Lassi(an out and out Punjabi drink) being sold in Madras Railway station by a native shop owner and doing a roaring business among the local customers in that hot weather.

People travelled in trains not just for their careers. People travelled on it to meet their relatives located in far off areas. Children boarding a train with their parents to meet their grandparents would be a great occasion for the children as well as the grandparents. Also think of those who received telegrams (telegrams were dreaded, as they often meant some bad news like someone passing away) and as a result had to urgently rush back to their native places, without any time for prepatations including booking their tickets, which was a tough proposition in pre internet days.

Like most people in India, I too have been exposed to Indian Railways from childhood. I in fact was a born Railwayman because my father was a Railway employee. 🙂 So I saw Railway right from the time I was a child.

I stayed in Railway colony of Ranchi, not far from Ranchi Railway station. I studied in two schools and later one college in Ranchi. All of them were located on the other side of the Railway line. So it was mandatory to cross the railway line while commuting between home and school/ college. Even otherwise I would often go to the Railway station and observe how trains operated. Ranchi had broadguage lines going towards Howrah as well as Patna, and there were only two express trains daily- one for Howrah and one for Patna. Present day Ranchi inhabitants may be amused by this account but that is how it was during 1960s and 1970s.

Ranchi also had a narrow guage line upto Lohardaga. Passenger trains would ply between Ranchi-Lohardaga, but the main traffic in this narrow guage line was goods traffic. Bauxite (ore of Aluminium) would be brought by narrow guage goods train. This narrow gauge train would be taken to an elevated line. Under that line, there would be Broad guage line and empty broadguage wagons would be kept just under the narrow guage wagons. valves of NG wagons (called hopper wagons) would open and their Bauxite ore content would fall down from their bottom discharge opening into the open broad guage wagons. It all looked very elegant. I as a child would stop there and watch how the bauxite ore got transferred from NG wagons into BG wagons within minutes. After that, the BG goods wagons would be taken to the Hindalco Aluminium factories for further processing.

Those were the days of steam locomotives. Ranchi Railway station had a steam loco shed. Steam locomotive pistons used to have piston rings outside them. These piston rings were replaced in the steam shed during their repair and old piston rings were discarded. These discarded piston rings, when welded at the gap made excellent hoop that kids so loved to drive.

Kids whose fathers were in loco department (viz locomotive drivers) would get their fathers to get such hoops for them. I was not so privileged as my father was in Engineering department, so I only had hoops made of rods bent into a circle. I would request my privileged friends to let me drive their piston ring hoop. After driving my hoop, driving that piston ring hoop seemed like one was driving a Ferrari or Rolls Royce. 🙂

Later, when I myself joined Railways, I found myself undergoing training, among other things, in steam locomotives at Jamalpur. What enormous sized parts a steam locomotive contained ! People who maintained steam locomotives and people who drove them needed to be extremely strong and rough and tough. It was not for people who were weak in body and mind.

One needed to pass in practicals as well as Interview. Interviews were conducted by the head of the Workshop (now called Chief Workshop Manager, then called Additional Chief Mechanical Engineer). A book “steam loco guide” by H C Ratta was a much sought after book for passing the interview. It appears that only one edition of this book was published in 1958 despite its enormous popularity. Only a few copies of the book were available and those who had them would guard their copies with their lives and would allow them to be shared to others only on hourly basis. 🙂

Very few people would be able to give satisfactory replies in the interview. Thankfully, the additional Chief Mechanical Engineer, who himself might have been in the shoes of the interviewees some two to three decades ago would take a sympathetic view towards them. 🙂

When I joined Railway service after managing to scrape through various examinations and interviews etc, I was hoping that I would not have to deal with steam locomotives much. I was initially posted in a MG Diesel locomotive shed so I felt safe. But my next posting was in a MG steam loco shed in a place called Purna in Maharashtra and that too as the incharge. 🙂 I somehow managed, all the while hoping that the steam locomotives would soon get phased out and thankfully that is what happened.

Sometime later, I was posted in Hubli, and guess what ! That place too had a MG steam loco shed ! Thankfully, the entire division, which was MG when I joined, became BG within four months of my joining there and so that steam loco shed got phased out too.

A few years later, I was transferred to N F Railways and posted at Lumding. A few months later,a new General Manager joined who was a steam locomotive romantic (even though ignorant about technical matters of steam locomotives), ordered that one of the several condemned MG steam locomotives lying at Badarpur (near Bangladesh Border) must be revived. As incharge of mechanical engineering activities, this task was entrusted on me. Despite lacking infrastructure for steam locomotives, one steam locomotive was revived and it was used to haul a few coaches in MG section between Lower Haflong and Maibong in may 2001, with BBC TV crew on board. BBC shot the steam train running and later telecast it on their world service TV. Taking inspiration from this, other zones too then revived a few steam locomotives lying in their territories and ran them, mainly for the benefit of camera opportunity.

Thankfully, that was my last tryst with Steam locomotives. Subsequently I had to deal only with Diesel locomotives. Diesel locomotives are maintained in Diesel loco sheds. The incharge of Diesel loco shed is called Senior Divisional Mechanical Engineer (Diesel), or Sr DME (D) in short. I have the unique distinction of being Sr DME (D) in diesel sheds of all the three guages, viz Broad guage, Meter Guage and Narrow Guage. My guess is that I am the only such officer in the entire 165 year old history of Indian Railways. 🙂 The fact that I have been transferred a lot all over India helped me achieve this feat. 🙂

I have worked in all wings of mechanical department that a zonal Railway can have. I have worked in Steam and Diesel (as mentioned above), power (which meant being incharge of Diesel locomotive drivers), Zonal HQ and also Railway Workshop.

I had joined Jabalpur one week before it became the headquarters of newly formed West Central Railway on 1 april 2003. So I was one of the founders of WCRly. It was while I was at Jabalpur that this blog was started on 19 july 2008.

As for train travels, I have obviously travelled a lot on Indian Railways. There are a few travels that stand out in memory. One was a train travel from Nagpur to Secunderabad in june 1998. I, my wife and our three months old daughter were travelling. We had got just one berth in AC2 and that too upper berth. My wife and daughter occupied the upper berth. It was extremely cold at the upper berth and the daughter, who was travelling by train for the first time was naturally quite uncomfortable and she cried a lot. My wife got mad at me for my inability to arrange for a lower berth. I looked around and found that a lower berth would get vacant after several hours, and the person (a collegue of mine) who was allotted that berth on vacation agreed to exchange that lower berth with our upper berth when he got that berth. Meanwhile my wife had managed to calm the daughter and had managed to make her fall asleep. Today, 20 years later, whenever I think of that train journey, I still shudder how our three months daughter , on her first train journey had had a harrowing time. And I still feel extremely grateful to my colleage, called Piyush Mathur (now posted in Jabalpur) who agreed to offer his side lower berth in exchange of inside upper berth.

Then there was another train travel between Jamalpur to Jabalpur that I undertook in january 2010. I had got a lower berth through EQ (emergency quota). As soon as I occupied by berth, all the passengers with upper berths began eyeing my lower berth and tried to exchange their upper berth with my lower berth. A mother and her grown up daughter had got the upper berth, the berth above me. The man on the opposite lower berth had his alibi ready. He had every physical ailments known to mankind so no one dare ask him to exchange his lower berth.

The two ladies tried all the tricks in the book and outside the book and I finally relented and exchanged my lower berth with their upper berth. As soon as I occupied the upper berth, the two ladies as well as the gentleman on the opposite lower berth made me a persona non grata and began to treat me as an unwanted intruder. “keep your purse in my custody, I will take care of them”, the gentleman would tell the ladies, indicating that the fellow on the upper berth was not to be trusted. Needless to say that I was not allowed to sit in the lower berth which was actually mine. I kept fuming throughout the journey. By the time the train arrived in WCR and the TTE of WCR joined the train, I told him my story and he fully empathised with me. “In future, never exchange your liower berth with anyone, whether it is a lady or a child or a saint”- he advised. “Yes, I will never do that again.” -I vowed. From that time onwards, I never exchange my lower berth with any passenger. and in case they look like people who do not deserve to be helped then I become uncharacteristically aggressive as well and tell them that I have suffered in the past for my generosity which was regarded as my foolishness and I will not allow myself to be taken for a ride again. The only exception to this rule is of course when I find a lady with a young child needing a lower berth, which was the case with me 20 years ago.

When I look back to my association with Railways, I have lots and lots of tales to tell. Some of our regulars are quite interested in matters related to Railways and I, during my interactions with them had said that I would discuss some railway related matters from an insider’s point of view in the blog. This article could be treated as the first article in that series. 🙂

More than the first article in my series of Railway related discussion, this article is about ten years of this blog. I have mentioned it many a times that the journey of this blog can be likened to a train journey and so a train related song is quite a suitable song for an occasion like this.

I had discovered this song may years ago and I was floored by this song. I had decided to use this song on some very special occasion. Lots of special occasions have arrived in the blog but somehow I felt the need to still hang on to this song. I think that this song is just the perfect song for the occasion.

So here is this song from “Naya Zamaana”(1957). This movie was directed by Lekhraj Bhakri for Link Films, Bombay. The movie had Pradeep Kumar, Mala Sinha, Veena, Kammo, Leela Mishra, Badri Prasad, Gope, Shukla, Poonam Kapoor, Shakuntala, Brahmdatt, Daizy Irani, Baby Naaz, Al Nasir etc in it. Pradeep Kumar and Al Nasir were guest artists in this movie.

The movie had ten songs in it. One song was covered in the blog in the past.

This song, the second from the movie, is sung by Rafi and chorus. Prem Dhawan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Kanu Ghosh.

Video of the first song covered from the movie was available. But only the audio of this rail song seems to be available. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of this song.

The blog has completed ten years of its existence. It appears as if this blog was started just a few months ago. I can barely believe that ten years have passed. But indeed that is the case. My daughter was just ten years old and in school at that time. Now she is an young adult and she is studying in a medical college. The youngest contributor of this blog eight years ago is now in show business. 🙂 We have people from various walks in like- Banking, Rocket science, film industry, government sector, private sector etc etc as our regular contributors and visitors. Just like people from all walks of lives used Railways to travel and enrich the nation, people of various walks have used the online media available to us to enrich the blog. When one look at the variety that has been served in the form of guest articles in the run up to this event, one can only be amazed at the power of online collaboration. This blog is an example of what can be achieved when about a score of likeminded individuals decide to collaborate on a topic of their choice. We never collaborated with the aim that we had to last for a certain period of tme say tenm years. We collaborated because we enjoyed what we were doing. When one enjoys doing somerthing and works with a missionary zeal, one can keep doing it for long periods without feeling fatigued or disillusioned. The musical bandwagon had hardly lost any steam. In fact, I feel that we can pick up speed again. We still have lots and lots more of great music still left to be covered. So let us take a fresh guard again and let us star afresh once more. Here is hoping that this bandwagon wikll keep rolling on and on for the forseeable future.

I take this opportunity to thank one and all. Without the support of encouragement, this labour of love could not have seen this day. The fact that we have seen this day shows how much goodwill the blog has received from music lovers. I request more on the same. Let us fasten our seat belts and move on. We still have a long way to go.


Song-Aaj iss nagri kal us nagri dhuyen ki gaadi udaaye liye jaaye (Nayaa Zamaanaa) (1957) Singer-Rafi, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Kanu Ghosh
All chorus
Male chorus

Lyrics

Aaj is nagri kal us nagri
dhuyen ki gaadi udaaye liye jaaye
aaj is nagri kal us nagri
dhuyen ki gaadi udaaye liye jaaye

hey kaisa ghazab ye dhaaye more raama
sajni se saajan chhudaaye liye jaaye
hoy dhuyen ki gaadi udaaye liye jaaye
(ho raama ho raama
ho raama ho raama
)
aaj is nagri kal us nagri
dhuyen ki gaadi udaaye liye jaaye
aaj is nagri kal us nagri
dhuyen ki gaadi udaaye liye jaaye

bairan gaadi udti jaaye
man ko chain na aaye
sajan ke man ko chain na aaye
hai apne piyaa se door sajaniyaa
chham chham neer bahaaye
sajaniya chham chham neer bahaaye
arre ho o o o
nainan ka kajra
haathan ka gazraa
sab kuchh ye bairan churaaye liye jaaye
ho
sab kuchh ye bairan churaaye liye jaaye
(ho raama ho raama
ho raama ho raama
)
aaj is nagri kal us nagri
dhuyen ki gaadi udaaye liye jaaye
aaj is nagri kal us nagri
dhuyen ki gaadi udaaye liye jaaye

phir kab milihen
raam hi jaane
aaj ke bichhde saathi
ho raama
aaj ke bichhde saathi

he
kab lag yaad
piyaa ki nit din rahegi man tadpaati
ho raama
rahegi man tadpaati

arre ho o o o o
kitne hi aansoon kitni hi aahen
dhuyen mein zaalim chhupaaye liye jaaye
ho
dhuyen mein zaalim chhupaaye liye jaaye
(ho raama ho raama
ho raama ho raama
)
aaj is nagri kal us nagri
dhuyen ki gaadi udaaye liye jaaye
aaj is nagri kal us nagri
dhuyen ki gaadi udaaye liye jaaye

he kaisa ghazab
ye dhaaye more raama
sajni se saajan chhudaaye liye jaaye
ho dhuyen ki gaadi udaaye liye jaaye
(ho raama ho raama
ho raama ho raama
)
aaj is nagri kal us nagri
dhuyen ki gaadi udaaye liye jaaye
aaj is nagri kal us nagri
dhuyen ki gaadi udaaye liye jaaye
aaj is nagri kal us nagri
dhuyen ki gaadi udaaye liye jaaye
aaj is nagri kal us nagri
dhuyen ki gaadi udaaye liye jaaye
aaj is nagri kal us nagri
dhuyen ki gaadi udaaye liye jaaye


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 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 : 3652 Post No. : 14506

Hullo to all atulites

In the euphoria to celebrate the blogs 10th anniversary with an appropriate post last week I missed out on a few anniversaries, occasions for which I always try and send a special song. I just realised that 18th July is the anniversary of another favourite. So here is a song for the occasion.

But I think, we can have a song featuring one in a movie in which the other is the main lead. The two actors I was thinking of combining are Rajesh Khanna and Sanjeev Kumar.

We missed Sanjeev Kumar’s birthday last week, he would have been 80 years on 9th July. And 18th July, it will be six years since Rajesh Khanna passed away. Both the actors were active around the same period. Both had their distinct styles in acting and also the kind of characters they enacted. They have appeared in about five films together – “Bandhan”, “Aap Ki Kasam”, “Chala Murari Hero Banane”, “Suraag” and I think Rajesh Khanna had a guest appearance in “Ram Tere Kitne Nam” which released about the time Sanjeev Kumar passed away. “Bandhan” was essentially a Rajesh Khanna movie where Sanjeev Kumar had a small role as a lawyer who fights a case for Rajesh Khanna. “Aap Ki Kasam” had Sanjeev Kumar play RK’s friend and neighbour and the eventual cause for the separation of Rk and Mumtaz. I don’t remember much about “Chala Murari Hero Banane” which was a movie about movies made by actor Asrani and I feel both RK and SK might have played themselves i.e. film stars, in guest appearances. That brings us to “Suraag” which is a Sanjeev Kumar movie where Rajesh Khanna is in a guest appearance in a song situation along with Tina Munim.

Remembering Rajesh Khanna with this song from “Suraag” which was produced by Jagmohan Mundhra and directed by Jag Mundhra and Ambrish Sangal. It had Sanjeev Kumar as husband to Gita Siddharath, playing a professor in Criminology and Parikshat Sahni playing a doctor who is the professor’s unmarried friend. Shabana Azmi plays Parikshat Sahni’s wife who is kidnapped on her way to New York. And then the movie’s mystery begins. The movie had music by Bappi Lahiri and written by Kaifi Azmi. The playback singers use in the movie were Mohd. Rafi, Asha Bhonsle, Lata Mangeshkar, Bappi Lahiri and Kishore Kumar. Today’s song is a qawwali where Rajesh Khanna is on stage with Tina Munim and Gita Siddharath and Sanjeev Kumar are in the audience. Half way through the song Gita spots Shaban Azmi among the chorus girls and then the chase to find her picks up steam. I have seen this movie ages ago so I don’t remember if the song happens abroad or in India. The movie’s story transports the audience back and forth between India and America.

Here is the song which has Rafi and Asha giving playback alongwith male and female chorus.

(not a very clear video)
Song-Wo nazar le ke rahi dil (Suraag)(1980) Singers-Rafi, Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Kaifi Azmi, MD-Bappi Lahiri
Male chorus
Female chorus
All chorus

Lyrics

woh nazar leke
woh nazar leke rahi dil
tanaana haiya hu
woh nazar leke rahi dil
tanaana haiya hu
lut gaye
lut gaye
lut gaye hum sare mehfil
tanana haiya hu uuuu
lut gaye hum sare mehfil
tanana haiya hu uuuu haaye
thham ke baithe hain jo dil
tanaana haiya hu
thhaam ke baithe hai jo dil
tanana haiya hu

hai yahi
haan yahi
hai yahi toh mere kaatil
tanana haiya hu uuuu
hai yahi toh mere kaatil
tanana haiya hu uuuuu haye

woh nazar leke rahi dil ka
tanana haiya hu
woh nazar leke rahi dil ka
tanana haiya hu

thhaam ke baithe hain jo dil
tanana haiya hu uu

thhaam ke baithe hain jo dil
tanana haiya hu

kisliye tezz hawaaon mein
jalaaya hai charaag
kabhi paaoge na tum
khoye huye dil ka suraag
uska paana toh hai mushqil
mushqil
uska paana to hai mushqil
tanaana haiya hu uuuu haaye
woh nazar leke rahi dil
tanana haiya huuu
woh nazar leke rahi dil
tanana haiya hu

aaaaa
aapke dil mein nazar aate hai
yun hi kai daag
aise daagi ka bhala
paayenge kya aap suraag
wo na tha

wo na tha
wo na tha pyaar ke kabil
tanaana haiya hu uuu haaye
thhaam ke baithe hain jo dil
tanana haiya hu

thhaam ke baithe hai jo dil
tanana haiya hu

unko dekho koi aur unki adaayen dekho
ek zara sar ko jo sharmaake jhukaayen dekho
bijliyaan kyun na woh hans hans ke giraayen dekho
unpe qurbaan hai mehfil
mehfil
unpe qurbaan hai mehfil
tanana haiya hu uuuu haaye
wo nazar leke rahi dil
tanana haiya hu
wo nazar leke rahi dil
tanana haiya hu

aaaa aaaaa aaa
aaaaaa aaaaaa aa

pa ni sa ni
pa ni sa ga sa ni
sa ga ma ga sa ni ni sa
pa ni sa ni
pa ni sa ga sa ni
sa ga ma ga sa ni ni sa

mere dildaar ho tum
meri jaan pyar ho tum
main hoon chanda ki kiran
nahi talwar ho tum
kabhi behosh ho tum
kabhi hosiyar ho tum
milti hai mujhko saza

aur gunehagaar ho tum
bikhne aaye ho yahaan
kaise khareedaar ho tum u u u
aaaaa aaaaaaa
aaaaaa aaaaa
bikhne aaye ho yahaan
kaise kharidaar ho tum u u u u
kabhi ikraar ho tum
kabhi inkaar ho tum
kabhi aasaan bahot
kabhi dushwaar ho tum
dil ka bachna to hai mushkil
mushkil
dil ka bachna to hai mushkil
tanana haiya hu uuuu haye
wo nazar leke rahi dil ka
tanana haiya huuu
wo nazar leke rahi dil ka
tanana haiya hu

in nigaahon ki kasam
gori baahon ki kasam
mehke baalon ki kasam
dehke gaalon ki kasam
bikhare gesu ki kasam
jaage jaadoo ki kasam
mast khushboo ki kasam u
uth’te pallu ki kasam
de bhi do husn ki khairaat hamein
banke aaye hain hum saahil
saahil
banke aaye hai hum saahil
tanaana haiya hu u u haaye
tham ke baithe re jo dil
tanana haiya hu

tham ke baithe re jo dil
tanana haiya hu

jhoothi baaton ki kasam
teri ghaaton ki kasam
muskuraane ki kasam
dil lubhaane ki kasam
pyaase tan man ki kasam
dil ki dhadkan ki kasam
teri subahon ki kasam
teri shaamon ki kasam
aaaaa aaaa
hai gunehgaar tera dil
tanaana haiya hu u u u
thhaam ke baithe hain jo dil
tanaana haiya hu

thhaam ke baithe hain jo dil
tanaana haiya hu

wo nazar leke rahi dil ka
tanana haiya hu
wo nazar leke rahi dil ka
tanana haiya hu

tanana haiya hu tanana haiya hu
tanana haiya hu tanana haiya hu
tanana haiya hu tanana haiya hu
tanana haiya hu tanana haiya hu
tanana haiya hu tanana haiya hu
tanana haiya hu tanana haiya hu


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Blog Day : 3649 Post No. : 14487

“Qawwaali Ki Raat”(1964) was Directed by Durgesh Kumar and Santoshi for Durgesh Productions, Bombay. This “social” movie had Kumkum, Kamaljeet, Mumtaz, Deven Verma, Jagdeep, Mohan Choti, Murad, aruna Irani, Johny Whisky, Kamal Mehra, Parshuram, Mirza Musharraf, Tuntun, Balam, Kathana, Jerry, Jankidas, Baroon Van Hizi, Kingkong etc in it.

The movie had eleven songs in it and most were qawwaalis as can be guessed from the title. Seven songs from the movie have been covered in the blog.

Here is the eighth song from “Qawwaali Ki Raat”(1964) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Mubarak Begam and Rafi. Shewan Rizvi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Iqbal Qureshi.

The setting of this song is similar to those for qawwaalis, what with male lead actor seated on one side with his friends and the lady seated on the other side with her sahelis, with the two sets of friends singing in chorus, but here only the two main actors sing and the song in effect becomes a song of the genre of “expression of love”.

The song is lip syncd by Kumkum and Kamaljeet, with almost the entire cast of the movie available in the audience.


Song-Dekh kar meri taraf khaamosh ho jaana zara (Qawwaali Ki Raat)(1964) Singers-Mubarak Begam, Rafi, Lyrics-Shewan Rizvi, MD-Iqbal Qureshi

Lyrics

hmmmm hmmmm hmm
dekh kar meri taraf
khaamosh ho jaana zara
dekh kar meri taraf
khaamosh ho jaana zara
main fasaana jab kahoon
aansoo na bhar laana zara
main fasaana jab kahoon

jab main dekhoonga safina
doobne ko hai mera
jab main dekhoonga safina
doobne ko hai mera aa aa
main tumhen aawaaz doonga
tum chale aana zara
main tumhen aawaaz doonga
tum chale aana zara
main tumhe aawaaz doonga

doobne waale ko mushqil aur bhi ho jaayegi ee
doobne waale ko mushqil aur bhi ho jaayegi ee
aise aalam mein kahin
tum bhi na aa jaana zara
aise aalam mein kahin
tum bhi na aa jaana zara
aise aalam mein kahin

phir meri kashti nazar aane lagi saahil ke paas
phir meri kashti nazar aane lagi saahil ke paas
koi toofaanon ko phir jaakar bula laana zara
koi toofaanon ko phir jaakar bula laana zara
koi toofaanon ko phir

kaanpti aawaaz mein jab main khuda haafiz kahoon
kaanpti aawaaz mein jab main khuda haafiz kahoon
aa bhi jaayen aankh mein aansu to pi jaana zara
aa bhi jaayen aankh mein aansu to pi jaana zara
aa bhi jaayen aankh mein

zabt ke aadi hain hum
ashq pi jaayege hum m m
zabt ke aadi hain hum
ashq pi jaayege hum m m
hai munasib saamne se
tum bhi hatt jaana zara
hai munasib saamne se
tum bhi hatt jaana zara
hai munasib saamne se


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Blog Day : 3628 Post No. : 14451

“Baanoo”(1949) was directed by C M Amla for Marina Pictures, Bombay. This obscure “social” movie had Maya devi, Amar, Sheriff, Leela Kumari, Basu, Vaskar, Gulzar, Gulzar (junior), Anil, Suren Kumar, Mirza Sheriff, Agha, Shanti Madhok etc in it.

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

Here is the second song from “Baanoo”(1949) to appear in the blog. Singers of this movie are not mentioned in HFGK. But listening to this song leaves no doubt in mind that this song is sung by Rafi.

There were two lyricists in the movie viz Kamil Rashid and Nizami but distribution of songs among the two is not known.

Music is composed by Pram Prasad, aka Ram Prasah Sharma, who was the father of music directors Pyarelal and Ganesh.

I may have erred at a few places in noting down the lyrics. I request our readers with keener ears to help fill in the blanks/ suggest corrections as applicable.


Song-Lo rukh badal raha hai..purdard ye nazaara (Baanoo)(1949) Singer-Rafi, MD-Ram Prasad

Lyrics

lo rukh badal raha hai ae
phir zindagi ka dhaara
lo kar chali hai bewa aa
allaah ka sahaara
purdard ye nazaara

ae do jahaan ke waali ee
de de zara sahaara
haule haule jhuk jhuk
tere saamne pukaara
dikhla de ab kinaara aa aa aa
purdard ye nazaara

barbaad raaste par r
phir zindagi gawaah hain
hansti hai naamuraadi,
ghar hai na aasra hai
gardish mein hai sitaara
purdard ye nazaara

manzil hain door phir bhi ee ee
ummeed chal rahi hai
majboor hai jawaani ee ee
kaanton mein pal rahi hai
aahon pe hai guzaara
purdard ye nazaara

kya dekhti hain aankhen aen
ghar hai na ab wo dar hai ae
khela jahaan ladakpan
ab wo jagah khandhar hai
dekhe koi khudaara aa aa aa aa
purdard ye nazaara

kab tak yoon hi phiregi ee
taqdeer ki sataayi
bewa ki kul kamaayi ee
le de ke ek bhaai
dil ka wahi sahaara aa aa aa
purdard ye nazaara


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Blog Day : 3611 Post No. : 14402

“Qaatil”(1960) was produced by N N Sippy and D R Chandra and directed by Muhammad Hussain for Prithvi Pictures, Bombay. This “crime” movie had Premnath, Chitra, Heeralal, Lalita Pawar, Kamal Mehra, Renu Makad, Shaam Kumar, Madhumati, Meena Parel, Dhondhu, Kamal Mohan, Balaram, Najma, Nazeer Kashmiri etc in it.

The movie had seven songs in it. Two songs have been covered in the past.

Here is the third song from “Qaatil”(1960) to appear in the blog. This song is a duet which is sung by Rafi and Suman Kalyanpur. Farooque Kaiser is the lyricist. Music is composed by Nashaad.

Only the audio of this rare song is available. The song appears to be a romantic song picturised on the lead pair. I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of the song.


Song-Suni kisi ne bekahe hamaari daastaan (Qaatil)(1960) Singers-Rafi, Suman Kalyanpur, Lyrics-Farooque Kaiser, MD-Nashaad
Both

Lyrics

hmm hmm hmm hmm
aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa
o o o
hmm hmm hmm
suni kisi ne bekahe hamaari daastaan
suni kisi ne bekahe hamaari daastaan
tadap ke dil ne keh diya ke chup rahi zabaan
dastaan (hmm hmm)
daastaan(hmm hmm)
daastaan(hmm hmm)
suni kisi ne bekahe hamaari daastaan
tadap ke dil ne kah diya ke chup rahi juban
daastaan(aa aa)
daastaan(aa aa)
daastaan(aa aa)

udhar wo bekaraar
ham tadapte hain idhar

aa ha ha ha aaa
udhar wo bekarar
ham tadapte hain idhar
kisi ke dard e dil se ham nahin hain bekhabar

tumhaari baaten sunke rooth jaaye na jahaan
tadap ke dil ne keh diya ke chup rahi zaban
daastaan(aa aa)
daastaan(ho o)
dastaan(aa aa)

nazar mein kisne bhar diye hain rang bahaar ke
hmm hmm hmm hmm
nazar mein kisne bhar diye hain rang bahaar ke
agar ye pyaar hai to sadke jaaun pyaar ke
hamaari aarzuyen aaj ho gayin jawaan
tadap ke dil ne keh diya ke chup rahi zabaan

daastaan (hmm hmm)
daastaan(hmm hmm)
daastaan(hmm hmm)

bhula na dena
ab tumhen hai pyaar ki kasam

o ho ho ho ho
bhula na dena
ab tumhen hai pyar ki kasam

jiyenge saath saath hum
marenge saath ham

guzar na jaaye ye ghadi na badle ye samaa
tadap ke dil ne keh diya ke chup rahi zabaan
daastaan(aa aa)
daastaan(aa aa)
daastaan(aa aa)


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Blog Day : 3610 Post No. : 14399

“Paak Daaman”(1957) was directed by S M Yusuf for Wadia Brothers, Bombay. This Muslim social movie had Chitra, Sudesh Kumar, Kumar, Krishna Kumari, Renu Makad, Adeeb, Moti Sagar, Mirza Musharraf, Sheikh, Baalam, Wazir Mohammad Khan, Praveen Paul, Indu, Kesarbai, Meena, Shree Bhagwan, H Prakash, Bande Hasan Qawwaal, Sardar Mansoor, Merunnissa, Mumtaz, Maqbool, M K Hasan, Mitthu Miyaan, Korega, Roopmala, Julien, Onkar, Jago etc in it.

The movie had eleven songs in it. Two songs from the movie have been covered in the past.

Here is the third song from “Paak Daaman”(1957) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Rafi, Shamshad Begam and chorus. Shakeel Badayuni is the lyricist. Music is composed by Ghulam Mohammad.

Only the audio of the song is available. It is clear that this song is a qawwali between the two genders which tends to be an entertaining musical nok-jhonk between the two genders.

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


Song-Parda uthhaao saamne aao munh na chhupaao haar ke(Paak Daaman)(1957) Singers-Rafi, Shamshad Begam, Lyrics-Shakeel Badayuni, MD-Ghulam Mohammad
Male chorus
Female chorus

Lyrics

parda uthaao saamne aao
munh na chhupaao haar ke
parda uthhaao saamne aao
munh na chhupaao haar ke

jaao ji jaao
hosh mein aao
geet na gaao pyaar ke

jaao ji jaao
hosh mein aao
geet na gaao pyaar ke

parda uthhaao saamne aao
munh na chhupaao haar ke

ishq bhikhaari husn hai daata
maangne waale jaayen kahaan
ishq bhikhaari husn hai daata
maangne waale jaayen kahaan
ho maangne waale jaayen kahaan

aur kisi ke dar par maango
mil na sakegi bheekh yahaan

aur kisi ke dar par maango
mil na sakengi bheekh yahaan

raahe khuda ik jalwa dikha do
allah hi dega maula hi dega
raahe khuda ik jalwa dikha do
bhookhe hain deedaar ke
bhookhe hain deedaar ke
parda uthhaao saamne aao
munh na chhupaao haar ke

jaao ji jaao
hosh mein aao
geet na gaao pyaar ke

ho o o o o
door hato ji rasta naapo
yoon na hamen badnaam karo

yoon na hamen badnaam karo
yaa dil le lo
yaa dil de do
koi to aakhir kaam karo
koi to aakhir kaam karo
ham na sunenge koi fasaana
honge na poore khwaab tumhaare

honge na poore khwaab tumhaare
ham na sunenge koi fasaana
rah jaao dil maar ke
rah jaao dil maar ke

jaao ji jaao
hosh mein aao
geet na gaao pyaar ke

parda uthhaao saamne aao
munh na chhupao haar ke

oyi qurbaana

dil mein kisi ke dard basa ke
aankh churaana thheek nahin
ho aankh churaana thheek nahin
rahne do is raag ko dil mein
sabko sunaana thheek nahin
sabko sunaana thheek nahin

jo bhi kahoge maan hi lenge
jaane wafa o jaane tamanna
jo bhi kahoge maan hi lenge
bande hain sarkaar ke
bande hain sarkaar ke

parda uthhaao
saamne aao
munh na chhupaao haar ke
parda uthhaao saamne aao
munh na chhupaao haar ke


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Blog Day : 3602 Post No. : 14377

“Panna”(1956) was directed by Mohan Sinha for Chitra Bharati, Bombay. The movie had Chandrashekhar, Tiwari, Roopmala, Purnima, Sapru, Maruti etc in it.

There were six songs in the movie. One song from the movie has been covered in the past.

Here is the second song from “Panna”(1956) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Shamshad Begam and Rafi. B D Mishra is the lyricist. Music is composed by S N Tripathi.

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

I have not been able to get a few words right in the lyrics. I request our readers with keener ears to help fill in the blanks/ suggest corrections as applicable.


Song-Pyaar kiye jaana ho pyaar kiye jaana (Panna)(1956) Singer-Shamshad Begam, Rafi, Lyrics-B D Mishra, MD-S N Tripathi

Lyrics

hey chhaila
pyaar kiye jaana
ho pyaar kiye jaana
pyaar kiye jaana
ho pyaar kiye jaana
ye mausam hai suhaana
idhar to zara aana
ye mausam hai suhaana
idhar to zara aana
ho baanke matwaale chhaila
pyaar kiye jaana
ho pyaar kiye jaana
ye bura hai zamaana
padega pachhtaana
ji bhool ke bhi dekho kabhi aankh na ladaana
haan aankh na ladaana

hoy pyaar kiye jaana
hoy pyaar kiye jaana

in aankhon ke ishaare
hote hain bade pyaare
in aankhon ke ishaare
hote hain bade pyaare
ye dhandhe hain tumhaare
jhoothhe saare ke saare
ye dhandhe hain tumhaare
jhoothhe saare ke saare
ye nakhre na dikhaana
na mujhko banaana
main kalyug ka beta hoon
apne baap se sayaana
ho baap se sayaana

pyaar kiye jaana
ho pyaar kiye jaana
arre aankh na ladana
ho aankh na ladaana haan

dil ka sauda niraala
kya jaano isey laala
dil ka sauda niraala
kya jaano isey laala
ye rog jisne paala
nikla uska deewaala
ye rog jisne paala
nikla uska deewaala
is chakkar mein na aana
na lutiyaa dubaana
arre pyaar ki baazi pe kabhi daanv na lagaana
ho daanv na lagana

pyaar kiye jaana
ho pyaar kiye jaana
arre aankh na ladaana
ho aankh na ladaana haan

kar le shaadi albele
tu bhatke kyun akele
kar le shaadi albele
tu bhatke kyun akele
ham gorakh ji ke chele
chhode hain sab jhamele
ham gorakh ji ke chele
chhode hain sab jhamele
akele huaa aana
akele hoga jaana
to ghar ko basa ke maaya jaal kyun bichhaana
ho jaal kyun bichhaana

ye mausam hai suhaana
idhar to zara aana
ho baanke matwaale chhaila
pyaar kiye jaana
haay pyaar kiye jaana
arre aankh na ladaana
ho aankh na ladaana haan


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Blog Day : 3601 Post No. : 14373

“Naag Jyoti” (1963) was directed by Shantilal Soni for Swastik Films Production, Bombay. This mythological movie had Mahipal, Anita Guha, Sunder, Ratnamala, Rajen Haksar, Khurshid etc in it.

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

Here is the second song from “Naag Jyoti” (1963) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Rafi and Asha Bhonsle. Bharat Vyas is the lyricist. Music is composed by Sardar Malik. Sardar Malik last appeared in the blog on blog day number 3302 (date 2 august 2017). So he appears in the blog again on day number 3601, viz. after the passage of 299 days. 🙂

For statistically minded music lovers, this “tall promise” song (tera mera pyaar amar hoga) is the 501st Rafi-Asha Bhonsle duet in the blog.


Song-Maana tum na rahoge maana ham na rahenge(Naag Jyoti)(1963) Singers-Rafi, Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Bharat Vyas, MD-Sardar Malik
Both

Lyrics

maana tum na rahoge
maana hum na rahenge
maana tum na rahoge
maana hum na rahenge
par tera mera pyaar amar hoga
ho gori tera mera pyaar amar hoga
maana tum na rahoge
mana hum na rahenge
maana tum na rahoge
maana hum na rahenge
par tera mera pyaar amar hoga
ho sainya tera mera pyaar amar hoga

neel gagan ki chhaanv tale
neel gagan ki chhaanv tale ae
koi na apna pyaar chhale

ho o
kaanton mein apni preet pale
aandhi pe apna deep jale
aandhi pe apna deep jale
maana tum na rahoge
maana hum na rahenge
maana tum na rahoge
maana hum na rahenge
par tera mera pyaar amar hoga
par tera mera pyaar amar hoga

chaahe jo len hum laakhon janam
chaahe jo len hum laakhon janam
phir bhi na bichhden teri kasam

o
laakhon zulm ho laakhon sitam
pyaar hamaara hoga na kam
pyaar hamaara hoga na kam
maana tum na rahoge
maana hum na rahenge
maana tum na rahoge
maana hum na rahenge
par tera mera pyaar amar hoga
par tera mera pyar amar hoga


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Blog Day : 3601 Post No. : 14371

“Milan” (1958) was directed by Kedar Kapoor for N C Films, Bombay. The movie had Ait, Nalini Jaywant, Nishi, Daisy Irani, Maruti, Narbada Shanker, Jagdish Kanwal, Helen, Tiwari etc in it.

The movie had eight songs in it. Four songs from the movie have been covered in the past.

Here is the fifth song from “Milan” (1958) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Rafi and Geeta Dutt. Prem Dhawan is the lyricist. Music is composed by Hansraj Bahl.

I request our knowledgeable readers to throw light on the picturisation of the song. The song is a chhed-chhad song between spouses.


Song-Maine kaha ji ye mausam hai suhaana (Milan)(1958) Singers-Rafi, Geeta Dutt, Lyrics-Prem Dhawan, MD-Hansraj Bahl
Both

Lyrics

o maina kaha ji
ye mausam hai suhaana
achcha nahin yoon kisi se roothh jaana
o maine kaha ji
ye mausam hai suhaana
achcha nahin yoon kisi se roothh jaana
ada hai haseenon ki yoonhi tadpaana
maine kaha ji o
maine kaha ji
na karo yoon bahaana
seedhha nahin hai roothhon ko manaana
o maine kaha ji

o
bada dard hai sar mein
zara sar ko daba do
beemaar ko apne aanchal ki hawa do
ho ye dard hai dil ka
baaten na banaao
aji taan ke chaadar chup se so jaao
aji mardon ke dil ko ye rog hai puraana
mardon ke dil ko ye rog hai puraana
maine kaha ji

ye mausam hai suhaana
achcha nahin yoon kisi se roothh jaana
o maine kaha ji

o aaya jo gussa
o nakhre waali
haaye aur bhi aa gayi gaalon pe laali
na chhedo ji hamko chhodo bhi kalaayi
jaag uthhegi ye duniya jab doongi duhaai

tu biwi hai meri ye jaane sab zamaana
biwi hai meri ye jaane sab zamaana
o biwi ji
na karo yoon bahaana
seeda nahin hai roothhon ko manaana o miyaan ji

o hai ghar mein ladaai aur baahar sardi
mar jaaunga dar pe tere o bedardi
na na
maren apne dushman
aisa mat bolo
takraar se meri
na pyaar ko tolo
gussa ye laali hai pyaar ka bahaana
gussa ye laali hai pyaar ka bahaana
maine kaha ji
ye mausam hai suhaana
achcha nahin jee kisi se roothh jaana

maine kaha jee
arre maine kaha jee
o maine kaha jee
maine kah jee jee jee
mausam hai suhaana


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