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

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4483 Post No. : 15995

Sahir Ludhianvi & His Music Directors-1 – (one movie collaboration only)
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Welcome all to this post.

Some of you would be surprised to see a ‘Sahir’ related post here today again, because we celebrated Sahir yesterday on his ‘Remembrance Day’ and paid our tributes.

But today’s day is also important for us. It the birthday of one of the founding members of this blog and our beloved Raja Saab. So here is wishing Raja Saab a very happy birthday and ‘many many happy returns of the day’ and ‘healthy, peaceful and ‘full of music- life’ ahead.

And I am sure he is going to enjoy this song in ‘Punjabi’ folk based song as I am aware of his love for ‘Punjabi folk based’ songs.

Well he is also a Sahir fan so a song from Sahir. And he is Kaka fan too. So, we have Rajesh Khanna making an appearance in this song in the movie ‘Dhanwaan-1981’, and if I am correct, he lip-syncs the one stanza in Amit Kumar’s voice. But that is not covered in the video of the song though the audio version of this song is having it.

Not only that we have one more ‘celebration’ here today.

Regulars on the blog might be remembering that I had mentioned in my earlier post with the ‘couplet song’ ‘aap abhi ishq ki tehzeeb se aagaah nahin’ from ‘Dil Hi To Hai’ (1963), that I had prepared an excel sheet for Sahir and his music directors with the number of songs in the movies where Sahir Ludhianvi was lyricist and was going to share it with a new series.

But somehow this series got delayed and what a better occasion than today. Today we discuss Sahir’s association with music directors where they collaborated for only ‘one movie’ (or ‘only one song in some cases).

Today’s song is composed by Hridaynath Mangeshkar from the ‘1981’ movie ‘Dhanwaan’.
And today 26th October’2020 (born on 26th October 1937) is the eighty-third birth anniversary of Hridaynath Mangeshkar. So here is wishing him too a very happy birthday and healthy and peaceful life ahead.

Coming to the list of music directors where Sahir had only one film association the list as given below; (I have tried to compile the details accurately as possible, and would request readers to bring to my notice if any mistake is there and forgive me for that error).

S.no Name of the Movie Year Music Director Songs of lyricist in the blog Song penned by lyricist in movie as per HFGK Song penned by lyricist in movie as per the book -The People’s Poet
1 Aazadi Ki Raah Pe 1948 G.D. Kapoor 1 4 4
2 Alif Laila 1953 Shyam Sundar 8 8 8
3 Humsafar 1953 Ali Akbar Khan 7 8 8
4 Sholey 1953 Dhani Ram 1 1 1
5 Saavdhan 1954 Vasant Ramchandra 7 7 7
6 Chingaari 1955 Manohar 1 1 1
7 Didi 1959 Sudha Malhotra 1 1 1
8 Laal Nishaan 1959 Nirmal Kumar 1 1 1
9 Girl Friend 1960 Hemant Kumar 7 7 7
10 Maasoom 1960 Robin Banerjee 1 1 1
11 Bahurani 1963 C. Ramchandra 7 7 7
12 Bhaai Ho To Aisa 1972 Sonik Omi 1 5 5
13 Nawaab Saahib 1978 C. Arjun 5 4 5
14 Kaalaa Patthar* 1979 Rajesh Roshan 7 6 7
15 Dhanwaan 1981 Hridaynath Mangeshkar 4 5 5
Total 15 movies 59 66 67

(*jageya jageya considered as two-part song)

Coming back to the today’s movie, Dhanwaan-1981” was directed by Surendra Mohan for ‘Film Nagar, Bombay’. It was produced by Sohanlal Kanwar.

This movie had Rajesh Khanna, Reena Roy, Rakesh Roshan, Shakti Kapoor, Pinchoo Kapoor, Vijayendra, Mazhar Khan (there were two persons with same name Mazhar Khan(reference-HFGK)), Aruna Irani, Birbal, Kamal Deep, Chandrashekhar, Ajit Kumar, S.N. Tripathi, Madhok Sharma, Baljeet Mineria, Master Vikas, Om Prakash and others.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 01.07.1981.

This movie had five songs (to be corrected on the blog) written by Sahir Ludhianvi and composed by Hridaynath Mangeshkar.

Here is the list of songs as per their appearing order in HFGK Vol-VI (1981-1985). Four songs have already been posted on the blog;

Song Posted On
Idhar aa aa aa bhi jaa 21.02.2013
Kuchh log mohabbat ko vyopaar samajhte hain 07.01.2020
Ye aankhen dekh kar ham saari duniya bhool jaate hain 11.09.2008
Maaro bhar bhar kar pichkaari 13.03.2017
Ho balle balle bhai reshmi dupatta waaliye … Being posted today

Last but not the least, to add the above celebrations, this movie ‘Dhanwaan-1981’ gets ‘Yippeeee’ed’ on the blog today with all its songs covered.

Let us now enjoy today’s ‘nok-jhonk’ song 😊 sung by Lata Mangeshkar, Mahendra Kapoor and Amit Kumar…

Mazhar Khan and Aruna Irani are lip syncing in the voices of Mahendra Kapoor and Lata Mangeshkar respectively. I guess that the Amit Kumar’s voice is for Rajesh Khanna who resolves the ‘nok-jhonk’ and make Aruna Irani accept the proposal of Mazhar Khan. However, the video for the Amit Kumar part is not available. The lyrics as per the audio link which is a longer version.

Let us now enjoy this foot tapping entertaining song. 😊

Video (Partial)

Audio (Full)

Song-Ho balle balle bhai reshmi dupatte waaliye (Dhanwan)(1981) Singers-Mahendra Kapoor, Lata, Amit Kumar, Lyrics-Sahir Ludhianvi, MD- Hridaynath Mangeshkar
All
Male chorus
Female chorus

Lyrics

ho balle balle
bhai reshmi dupatte waaliye
ho balle balle
bhai reshmi dupatte waaliye
tera roop lashkaare maare
reshmi dupatte waaliye ae
ho tauba tauba
ye gora rang aafat hai
tauba tauba
ye gora rang aafat hai
peechhe pad gaye saare kunwaare

gora rang aafat hai

ho balle balle
bhai duniya ke jamghat mein
sabhi dil milne ke mele ae
duniya ke jamghat mein ae
haa jaa jaa
jaa jaa ke main naa tere haath aaun
chaahe laakh tu paapad bele ae

main naa tere
haath aaun

hai ke jamghat mein ae
sabhi dil milne ke mele ae

main naa tere
haath aaun
chaahe laakh tu paapad bele ae

ho balle balle balle
maan jawaani ka
gori aashiqon ki qadar naa jaane
maan jawaani ka
ha jaa jaa jaa jaa
ke main naa tere munh lagti ee
badaa aaya qadar karaane ae

main naa tere munh lagti

ho balle balle bhai
ham hi mein aib kya hai
tujhe kisika to ghar hai basaana
ham hi mein aib kya hai
tauba
tauba
tauba
tauba
tauba

haaye
tauba
haaye
tauba
haaye
tauba
tauba

tauba tauba ke main naa tere ghar jaaun
chaahe pad jaaye thaane jaanaa

main naa tere ghar jaaun

baliye ae ae ae ae
goriye
soniye
baliye ae
baliye
ho balle balle
ke buddhi ho ke tarsegi
koyi aayega na haath pakadne
buddhi ho ke tarsegi
are jaa jaa
jaa jaa
ke tere jaise laakhon hain
kayi aayenge naak ragadne

tere jaise laakhon hain
ho balle balle
bhai reshmi dupatte waaliye
ho tera roop lashkaare maare
reshmi dupatte waaliye ae
aa haa

jawaani phir naa aaye
karegi haaye haaye
aa haa karegi haay haaye
mera gham tu kyun khaaye
tujhe kyun neend na aaye

aa haa
tujhe kyun neend na aaye

jo tujhpar aankh tikaaye ae ae
wo tera maan badhaaye
jo tujhpar aankh tikaaye
wo tera maan badhaaye
wo tera maan badhaaye

tu chaahe mar bhi jaaye
ye jatti haath na aaye

aa haa
ye jatti haath na aaye

naa jab tak haan kahlaaye
ye jatt waapas naa jaaye
aa haa
ye jatt waapas naa jaaye

jo mujhko haath lagaaye ae
wo apnaa sar tudwaaye

jo mujhko haath lagaaye
wo apnaa sar tudwaaye
wo apnaa sar tudwaaye

jo mujhko haath lagaaye
wo apnaa sar tudwaaye

aa haa
wo apnaa sar tudwaaye

ho balle balle
bhai tere aage haath jodtaa
ho balle balle
bhai tere aage haath jodtaa
jaat jisne akhaade jeete ae

tere aage haath jodtaa
baliye ae ae ae
soniye
soniye
baliye baliye
balle balle
bhai tere aage haath jodtaa aa

achchaa achchaa to aaj maine
haan kar di
achchaa achchaa to aaj maine
haan kar di
ise taalte bahot din beete ae

aaj maine haan kar di
ho balle balle
bhai reshmi dupatte waaliye
ho balle balle
bhai reshmi dupatte waaliye
oye tera roop lashkaare maare ae
reshmi dupatte waaliye ae

aa haa


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

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4482 Post No. : 15993 Movie Count :

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#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 107 # Tribute to Sahir Ludhianvi #
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Today 25th October’2020 is the fortieth Remembrance Day of poet-lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi. He was born on 08th March’1921 and that will mark hundred years of his stepping out on this planet earth.

Sahir Ludhianvi left this mortal world on 25th October’1980 due to heart attack when he was playing cards with his friends.

Today remembering Sahir Ludhianvi and paying him a tribute on the blog I am presenting a song penned by him for the ‘1977-movie- Jaagriti’. As per HFGK Vol-V (1971-1980) this movie was first titled as ‘Ajab Teri Sarkar’ and even its song records were released by this title. I think that affected one song of the movie which was supposed to be in four parts, but now only one of its parts is available.

“Jaagriti-1977” was directed by Rajendra Bhatia for ‘Jai Films, Bombay’. It was produced by Vimal Bhatia and Naresh Malhotra. It had Nutan, Vinod Mehra, Reena Roy, Master Satyajeet, Prem Chopra, I.S. Johar, Paintal and Asrani, with Krishnakant, Lily Chakravarty, Padma Chawhan, Ashoo and Junior Mehmood. They were supported by Ram Mohan, Karan Dewan, Sushil Bhatnagar, Birbal, Mounto, Keshav Rana, Madhu Apte, Brook Bond, Jugnu, Aditya Sharma, Manjeet, Salim, Rajesh, Raj Bachhan, Master Ripple, Master Ravi, Manmohan, Aarti, Ram Avtar, Narbada Shankar and Raaj Kishore.

Jayshree T and Helen make special appearances in this movie.

Story of this movie was written by Sharad Pilgaonkar and screenplay was written by Sachin Bhowmick. Dialogues of this movie were written by Sagar Sarhadi. Editing of this movie was done by Nand Kumar.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 19.03.1977.

This movie had four songs written by Sahir Ludhianvi and composed to music by Laxmikant-Pyarelal. Asha Bhonsle, Suman Kalyanpur, Minoo Puroshottam, and Dilraj Kaur were the playback singers for this movie.

Today’s song is sung by Suman Kalyanpur and composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal.

Two songs of this movie sung by Asha Bhonsle noted long back are ready with us, however I when I came across this song sung by Suman Kalyanpur I selected it for today’s presentation for ‘special’ reasons. It’s a song praising to almighty and sung by Suman Kalyanpur.

I hope you will like the song too.

With today’s song this movie ‘Jaagriti-1977’ makes its debut of the blog (and also join the same titles of movies released in ‘1949’ & ‘1954’. There was one more movie with the same title released in ‘1992’.

With the today’s movie ‘Jaagriti-1977’ making its debut on the blog, all movies where Sahir Ludhianvi had written lyrics for movies released from 1971-1980 are now represented on the blog.

S.No. Movie Year Music Director
01 Ganga Tera Paani Amrit 1971 Ravi
02 Sansaar 1971 Chitragupta
03 Bhaai Ho To Aisa 1972 Sonik Omi
04 Daastaan 1972 Laxmikant-Pyarelal
05 Aa Galey Lag Jaa 1973 R.D. Burman
06 Daag 1973 Laxmikant-Pyarelal
07 Dhundh 1973 Ravi
08 Joshila 1973 R.D. Burman
09 Mehmaan 1973 Ravi
10 36 Ghante 1974 Sapan Chakravarty
11 Deewaar 1975 R.D. Burman
12 Ek Mahal Ho Sapnon Ka 1975 Ravi
13 Zameer 1975 Sapan Chakravarty
14 Kabhie Kabhie 1976 Khayyam
15 Laila Majnu 1976 Madan Mohan
15 Laila Majnu 1976 Jaidev
16 Shankar Shambhu 1976 Kalyanji-Anandji
17 Amaanat 1977 Ravi
18 Jaagriti 1977 Laxmikant-Pyarelal
19 Nawaab Saahib 1978 C. Arjun
20 Trishul 1978 Khayyam
21 Hum Tere Aashiq Hain 1979 Ravindra Jain
22 Kaalaa Patthar 1979 Rajesh Roshan
23 Chambal Ki Qasam 1980 Khayyam
24 Chehre Pe Chehra 1980 N. Dutta
25 Insaaf Ka Taraazu 1980 Ravindra Jain
26 The Burning Train 1980 R.D. Burman

I think this movie ‘Jaagriti-1977’ must be an obscure movie of its time and may be not seen by many. I would request knowledgeable reader who have watched this movie to throw more light on the movie, its songs and artists in the movie.

let us now listen to today’s song …

Audio

Song-Ham hain teri santaan (Jaagriti)(1977) Singer-Suman Kalyanpur, Lyrics-Sahir Ludhianvi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal
Chorus

Lyrics

ham hain teri santaan
ham hain teri santaan
ham hain teri santaan
ham hain teri santaan

ye praan teri den hai
ye deh teraa daan
Allaah kahe koyi tujhe
ya kahe bhagwaan
ham hain teri santaan
ham hain teri santaan
ham hain teri santaan
ham hain teri santaan

ye praan teri den hai
ye deh teraa daan
Allaah kahe koyi tujhe
ya kahe bhagwaan
ham hain teri santaan
ham hain teri santaan
ham hain teri santaan
ham hain teri santaan

jeewan ke har ik mod pe
thokar se bachaana
thokar se bachaana
bhatken to hamen haath pakad
raah pe laana
raah pe laana
ham jo bhi hai jaise bhi hain
bas itnaa rahe dhyaan
ham hain teri santaan
ham hain teri santaan
ham hain teri santaan
ham hain teri santaan

duniyaa mein kabhi jhoothh ke
aage na jhuke ham
aage na jhuke ham
sach baat ke ailaan se
roke na ruken ham
roke na ruken ham
mil jaaye tere dwaar se
ham sab ko ye vardaan
ham hain teri santaan
ham hain teri santaan
ham hain teri santaan
ham hain teri santaan
ham hain teri santaan
ham hain teri santaan


This article is written by Raja, 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:

4481 Post No. : 15992

Hello everyone,

My appearances here on the blog are becoming increasingly infrequent, not unlike the cameo visits of an MP/MLA to his constituency post-elections. 🙂

I will not get into reasons for my long absence from here – no excuses. Mea culpa.

As usual, my appearance here marks a special occasion.
This time it has to do with Sahir Ludhianvi’s death anniversary.

The legendary poet & lyricist passed away exactly 40 years ago, on the 25th of October 1980.

What can I write about Sahir that I haven’t already written here in previous posts?

Hardly anything, to be honest.

I’ve written so much about him here, on many of his birth and death anniversaries, that anything I write will be repetitive.

And yet I cannot let the occasion go by without marking it with my small contribution here. It has almost become a ritual for me now. 🙂

One thing though.

I might be a big Sahir fan, but I´m nothing compared to Avinash ji.
As usual, he contacted me a few days ago requesting me to do a post for this occasion.

And, as usual, he sent me a song with lyrics.

That was all the motivation I needed to come out of hibernation. 🙂

Prompted by the lyrics of this song, Avinash ji also shared some of this thoughts with me. Wide-ranging reflections on society, politics, media, polarization and other topics.

I must say I agree with his views – sobering thoughts for these times.

So today, perhaps the best tribute I can give Sahir is not to repeat what I’ve said so often about his poetry and lyrics, but to just reflect on where we are as a society, much as Sahir often did.

So kindly bear with me as I share a few thoughts.

You don’t have to agree with me at all – that’s perfectly fine.
We can disagree – and still be friends. 🙂

So if Sahir were around today, how would he have felt about today’s India?

Indian society, politics, media, justice system. . . everything that touches the common man’s life.

Am specifically talking about the common man, because clearly Sahir used his voice most to speak up for the aam aadmi and underprivileged against the powerful.

I’m not sure Sahir would’ve had many kind things to say.

The religious divide he warned us about, the exploitation of women he lamented, the oppression of labor class that he railed against, the caste inequality that he talked about – all of them exist, and even flourish, to this day.

At least in the early years post-independence, one can argue that India was still struggling to find its feet. It was besieged with a whole lot of baggage, including mass illiteracy and mass poverty, a colonial hangover, lack of institutions and infrastructure.

Not that any of this is an excuse to justify oppression, but India was still a baby then, and had huge challenges to deal with on multiple fronts. It had a history of feudalism that ensured a master-slave mentality between the haves and have-nots.

Today, many decades later, it’s not unfair to expect India to have matured more as a democracy. With more concern for people’s rights and freedoms, a greater regard for the dignity of every individual.

And yet how much have we really matured as a democracy?

We keep thumping our chests, claiming to be the world’s largest democracy. But what should democracy really mean?

Many think it is the right to vote.
But is that all there is to a democracy?
The right to vote?
That’s too narrow and limiting a function of a democracy.

For me, in a democracy (as opposed to a dictatorship), each person has a voice, has a right to express an opinion.

In fact, voting is one way of expressing your opinion.
But it’s just ONE way.

When farmers go on a nationwide protest to draw attention to their issues, they are also exercising their right to express themselves.

When citizens protest on the streets against what they believe to be an unfair law, they are similarly exercising their right to express themselves.

As long as the protests are peaceful, they are legitimate in a democracy.

In fact, even before independence, Gandhi ji and other leaders led peaceful protests against colonial rule. So it is nothing new in India.

Many of Sahir’s songs are actually a protest against exploitation by those in power. Imagine if he were not allowed to express his thoughts!

Do we even want such a society?

Do we want everyone to be a blind conformist, not to have independent thoughts of his own, to be fearful of expressing himself, to kowtow to those in power without a murmur?

Then we might as well just call ourselves a nation of slaves.

There’s no point in a nation being free, if its people aren’t.

A nation is nothing without its people.

And people, whether some of us like it or not, have the power to think.

And when they think, they might not exactly think in our way.

Just because we have power, it doesn’t entitle us to stifle their voice.

That goes against the very grain of a democratic mindset, in which each person has a voice.

Unless the person is inciting violence, no one has the right to shut him up.

Not even the State.

If you disagree, put forth a better argument to make your case.

Don’t use your brute power to threaten, intimidate or (in the case of the State)  arrest those you disagree with.
Just because you can.
That’s sheer abuse of power.

This has nothing to do with any particular political party. Many of them are guilty in their own ways of suppressing people’s voices.

If they get their way, what will we end up with?

A people living in fear, afraid to express an opinion that might be frowned upon by those in power.

Everyone becoming a conformist – whether by choice, or out of sheer fear.
In short, a nation of sheep.

Is that what we want?

Let’s pause, and reflect on this for a moment.

Speaking purely for myself, I like to express my views rather openly, even if they’re not exactly reflecting popular sentiment of the moment.

If I have to check myself every time, out of fear for repercussions, I’d feel extremely stifled.

As Sahir would too.

There are many more topics one can reflect on (and Avinash ji’s thoughts traversed many of them), but I’m limiting myself to just this one topic today because it sort of syncs with the song for today. Need to also leave material for future posts on Sahir, right? 🙂

Today’s song from ‘Naach Ghar’ (1959) is  Sahir’s sarcastic piece of advice to society.  “Just observe things happening, but don’t  speak up. Just let them happen. Don’t upset the apple-cart. Even call the dark of night, “day” if you need to”.

I quite like the rendition by Lata Mangeshkar.

Music is by N. Datta, for whom Sahir wrote excellent lyrics also for ‘Dhool Ka Phool’, also a 1959 film. And for ‘Dharmputra’ (1961). So theirs was quite a fruitful partnership.

In fact, I’ve already written a post for a song from Naach Ghar (1959) on the occasion of Sahir’s 500th song on this blog – “Tere Shehron Se Raja Hamen Ban Hi Bhaley

That is a straightforward lament, today’s song is a sarcastic take on society.

I like both songs a lot, but then I’m biased towards Sahir so my opinion should be taken with a truckload of salt. 🙂

So please listen to the song, and judge for yourself.

In closing, I’d like to say Sahir was one of a kind.  They don’t make his type anymore.

 

Song – Ae Dil Zubaan Na Khol (Naach Ghar) (1959) Singer – Lata Mangeshkar, Lyrics – Sahir Ludhianvi, MD – N Datta
Chorus

Lyrics

aye dil zubaan na khol sirf dekh le
kisi se kuchh na bol sirf dekh le
hmm hmm hmm hmm
aye dil zubaan na khol sirf dekh le

ye haseen jagmagaahatein ae
hmm hmm hmm
aanchalon ki sarr saraahatein en
hmm hmm hmm
ye haseen jagmagaahatein ae
hmm hmm hmm
aanchalon ki sarr saraahatein en
aanchalon ki sarr saraahatein
ye nashe mein jhoomti zameen
hmm hmm hmm
sabke paanv choomti zameen
hmm hmm hmm
ye nashe mein jhoomti zameen
hmm hmm hmm
sabke paanv choomti zameen
hmm hmm hmm
kis kadar hai gol sirf dekh le
aye dil zubaan na khol sirf dekh le

kitna sach hai kitna jhooth hai ae
kitna haq hai kitni loot hai
rakhh sabhi ki laaj kuchh na keh
kya hai ye samaaj kuchh na keh
dhol ka ye pol sirf dekh le
aye dil zubaan na khol sirf dekh le

maan le jahaan ki baat ko
hmm hmm hmm
din samajh le kaali raat ko o
hmm hmm hmm
maan le jahaan ki baat ko
hmm hmm hmm
din samajh le kaali raat ko o
hmm hmm hmm
din samajh le kaali raat ko
chalne de yoon hi ye silsilaa aa
hmm hmm hmm
ye na bol kisko kya milaa aa aa
hmm hmm hmm
chalne de yoon hi ye silsilaa aa
hmm hmm hmm
ye na bol kisko kya milaa aa
hmm hmm hmm
taraazuon ka jhol sirf dekh le
aye dil zubaan na khol sirf dekh le

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Hindi Script Lyrics
(Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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ए दिल जुबां न खोल सिर्फ देख ले
किसी से कुछ न बोल सिर्फ देख ले
हम्म हम्म हम्म हम्म
ए दिल जुबां न खोल सिर्फ देख ले

ये हसीन जगमगाहटें ए
हम्म हम्म हम्म
आँचलों की सर सराहटें एं
हम्म हम्म हम्म
ये हसीन जगमगाहटें ए
हम्म हम्म हम्म
आँचलों की सर सराहटें एं
आँचलों की सर सराहटें
ये नशे में झूमती ज़मीन
हम्म हम्म हम्म
सब के पाँव चूमती ज़मीन
हम्म हम्म हम्म
ये नशे में झूमती ज़मीन
हम्म हम्म हम्म
सब के पाँव चूमती ज़मीन
हम्म हम्म हम्म
किस कदर है गोल सिर्फ देख ले
ए दिल जुबां न खोल सिर्फ देख ले

कितना सच है कितना झूठ है
कितना हक है कितनी लूट है
रख सभी की लाज कुछ न कह
क्या है ये समाज कुछ न कह
ढोल का ये पोल सिर्फ देख ले
ए दिल जुबां न खोल सिर्फ देख ले

मान ले जहां कि बात को
हम्म हम्म हम्म
दिन समझ ले काली रात को ओ
हम्म हम्म हम्म
मान ले जहां कि बात को
हम्म हम्म हम्म
दिन समझ ले काली रात को ओ
हम्म हम्म हम्म
दिन समझ ले काली रात को
चलने दे यूँही ये सिलसिला आ
हम्म हम्म हम्म
ये न बोल किसी को क्या मिला आ आ
हम्म हम्म हम्म
चलने दे यूँही ये सिलसिला आ
हम्म हम्म हम्म
ये न बोल किसी को क्या मिला आ
हम्म हम्म हम्म
तराजुओं का झोल सिर्फ देख ले
ए दिल जुबां न खोल सिर्फ देख ले


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Blog Day :

4481 Post No. : 15991

Mohammed Rafi: The incomparable (II) – Song No. 20
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25/10/2020 – Remembrance Day of Sahir Ludhianvi 

Koyi shaayar ta’aaruf ka mohtaaj ho saktaa hai lekin uss ki shaayari kisi ta’aaruf ki mohtaaj nahi honi chaahiye, chaahe wo shaayari doosri zubaan mein tarjuma shudaa hi kyun na ho”.

So began the article published in the Urdu magazine ‘Fann Aur Shakhsiyat’ (Sahir number), dated 22nd July 1958, written by Khwaaja Ahmed Abbas.

Sahir. . . ba-zubaan e khud
(Answering a question asked by Nida Fazli)

I am the youngest among my contemporaries except Kaifi considering my age. Faiz, Sardar, Niyaaz all are senior.  When Majaz’s ‘Aahang’ was published I was a student in Matric (Xth std) and at the time of publication of Faiz’s collection I was studying in BA. There are really effects of Faiz in some of my poems. Majaaz is more classical, which I like. Maybe it is more impressive in ‘Chaklay’. Every poet is impressed by his senior poets. But there is a difference in vinegar and its affects. Many of my poems tackle different topics like, Taj Mahal, chakla, avoidance (garez), and beautiful turn (khoobsurat mod) etc. No one’s 100% and perfect. In Faiz’s work there are more of comparisons (Anthropomorphization). The adjectives in my poems create an atmosphere. The personality of the poet also has an impact on his art and expression. There is an inner circle, the subject and vivid representation takes shape accordingly. By nature I belong to the middle class. Maybe I have still not managed to de-class myself. Years ago my poems were heard silently among the labourers.  But Kaifi would generate more claps. Some people have an opinion that Sahir is more liked the college going boys and girl, this is poetry of an immature brain. But I do doubt the maturity of brains of the people who think like this. I am product of this very circumstances and it is natural to be affected by it. But the poetry’s subjects and their treatment is also bound to change with the age of the poet, as in our times Hafeez and A’dam were very popular among elderly poets. We used to take part is these Mushaa’ire, recited our poems which were well liked by all. Firaaq says this even today that “Mushaa’iron ke ticket to Sahir ke naam par hi bikte hain”.

I know there are very few people who understand Urdu and fewer are interested in it in India. But the revived interest in Urdu poetry, contemporary as well as some poets belonging to the earlier generations, and other literary works, which is raising its head frequently, is heartening. Urdu poetry in itself is a strong statement. It is very important and significant in the 21st century and new millennia also, as it was in 19th and 20th centuries.

And Sahir is a big part of this strong statement. For his content and creative flexibility. There may be a way of looking at his poetry apart from his roots in leftist ideology.  I don’t think he died with, as strong sense of his ideology as he began his active poetic life.

I am fascinated by the impact of Allama Iqbal on his poetry.  He wrote this in early 40’s :

ye kooche ye neelaam ghar dilkashi ke
ye lut’te huye caaravan zindagi ke
kahaan hain, kahan hain, muhafiz khudi ke
sana-khwaan-e-taqdees-e-mashriq kahan hain

Very few poets have used the word ‘khudi’ after Iqbal so immediately after him.  In fact the philosophy of ‘khudi’ is the inherent identity of Iqbal’s literary and poetic work.  Here if Sahir is speaking of ‘khudi’ it must be a reference to glorification and paeans of the civilizational progress of the ‘mashriq’ sung by Iqbal.   The question by Sahir is still valid, as it was 80 years ago.  The question is much bigger than ever, exactly when and how much more, the personal integrity, conscience of each one of us singing praises of cultural, civilizational and religious values are going to go and face this shameful reality.

Allama Iqbal left this world in 1939.  For the impressionable youth, a rebellious one like Sahir, the impressive content and complete logical values in Iqbal’s considerable poetic output, could have felt like the shackles.  So he hits out, at the reality of society, more in self-defence to stop his own slide into the spirituality.  He wants to stay in the realm of the material and spirituality seems like a cave to him, with no way out.

But it is a fact that he ventured into the cave, with a parody too :

cheen-o-arab hamaara, hindostaan hamaara
muslim hain ham watan hai saara jahan hamaara

Bringing it down to the basic issues of survival with:

Cheen-o-arab hamaara, hindostan hamaara
Rehne ko ghar nahin hai, saara jahan hamaara

He takes this She’r of Iqbal ;

Na tu zameen ke liye hai na aasmaan ke liye
Jahaan hai tere liye tu nahin jahaan ke liye

And makes it;

Na tu zameen ke liye hai na aasmaan ke liye
Tera wajood hai ab sirf daastaan ke liye

He does satire, demoralise and ridicule the concept of humans being the supreme creation, and degenerates it.  Not that he has any answers or solutions to the angst expressed in “jinhen naaz hai hind par. . .”.   How the ideology he wore on his sleeve, must have been time and again, weighed against the religiosity and convictions of Iqbal.  He challenges Iqbal’s concepts and thrives on it.

tere ishq ki intehaa chaahta hoon
meri saadgi dekh kya chaahta hoon

He takes the above ghazal of Iqbal and writes this as college bait-baazi song “Tere Pyaar Ka Aasra Chaahta Hoon“.

In relation to the saga called ‘chaklay’, I am reproducing a portion of the article ‘Sahir aur Us ki Sha’iri’, by Kaifi Azmi, originally published in 1948, in ‘Naye Adab Ke Ma’emaar’ (‘Ma’emaar’ – builders or constructors, derived from ta’ameer or ‘imaarat’):

The hapless and hungry nation in reverence towards which glorious paeans are sung with closed eyes, houses brothels at every step. Hence brothels are entrenched in Indian literature too.

The rank intensity, hatred and sincerity with which saahir has shaken up the ‘sanakhwan-e-tasdeeq-e-mashriq’ are simply incomparable.

In ‘chaklay’ (brothels), Sahir’s dignity, his soul and the restlessness of his conscience can be seen at the acme of eminence; I get goose bumps when I read this poem.  The feelings that might have stimulated him to write it are so intense that here his characteristic melancholy transforms into an overwhelming deluge.

[Source – ‘Yeh Un Dinon Ki Baat Hai’, selected and translated by Yasir Abbasi].

One wonders if Sahir ever gave a thought to Rafi sahab’s rendition of the songs of ‘Pyasa’, as he got into a controversy over credit and remuneration. It is 40 years since both of them left the temporary abode called life. We are into 100th year of Sahir and no closer to finding the reply to his call. . .

sana-khwaan-e-taqdees-e-mashriq ko laao
sana-khwaan-e-taqdees-e-mashriq kahan hain

I wonder if any literary work of this world, or any research paper is there, that offers solutions, shows the way out, of this socio-economic problem.  But it is a sad state of affairs that this civilization has ceased to view this as a degenerating parasite of a problem in society.  It exists only in Sahir’s poetry as an issue.

I am presenting a Rafi song on this occasion. This is a solo song written by Sahir Ludhianvi for the film ‘Naach Ghar’ (1959).  N Datta is the composer for this film. The song is a prayer, banjaara song, and overlay of a mujra.  As if the mujra is going on and the viewer is singing the song.  I can only guess at it as the video is not available.  The rendition by Rafi Sahab is again out of this world, especially the starting one minute, before the mujra part begins.  I am at a loss, ke sahir ki baat karun ya Rafi ki.

The movie ‘Naach Ghar’ has 10 songs with Rafi being the only male singer, singing four duets with Lata Mangeshkar, one with Asha Bhosle and one with Geeta Dutt.  The only solo song by Rafi in this film the present post.  I had never heard this song before March 2020, when I decided to post this as the birthday post for Sahir’s birth anniversary.  But since it could not be posted, I have revised the post for the death anniversary.

This is the 20th song in the series of ‘Mohammed Rafi – The Incomparable (II)’.   The first two differing portions of the song are too brief; one wants them to go on and on.  But the song moves on to beyond the dance music to chhed-chhaad mode, romantic and pardesi.  3:15 duration is too short to pack so much, and it ends too soon.  Only the audio is available of the song which is picturized on Gopi Krishna.  This could be a stage song or road-side tamasha song.

Song – Teri Ada Pe Qurbaan, O Jaane Waale (Naach Ghar) (1959) Singer – Mohammed Rafi, Lyrics – Sahir Ludhianvi, MD – N Datta

Lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

main banjaara
door ka aa
ghoomun dagar dagar
base rahen is nagar ke baasi
basaa rahe ye nagar
ho ho oo ooooooo

allah ke naam pe
maula ke naam pe 
allah ke naam pe
maula ke naam pe 
de de o jaanewaale
allah ke naam pe
allah ke naam pe
maula ke naam pe 

teri adaa pe qurbaan
o jaanewaale
na ja na ja na ja na jaa
teri adaa pe qurbaan
o jaanewaale
na ja re
na ja na ja na jaa
na ja na ja na jaa
teri adaa pe qurbaan

ho jaayenge
hum deewaane
ho jaayenge
hum deewaane
lut jaayenge
khwaab suhaane
lut jaayenge
khwaab suhaane
o zaalim tarsaane waale
teri adaa pe qurbaan
o jaanewaale
na ja na ja na ja na jaa
teri adaa pe qurbaan
o jaanewaale
na ja re
na ja na ja na jaa
na ja na ja na jaa
teri adaa pe qurbaan

pardesi ke dil ki duaa le
pardesi ke dil ki duaa le
khud ruk jaa yaa
hum ko bula le
khud ruk jaa yaa
hum ko bulaa le
ghaayal chhod ke jaane waale
teri adaa pe qurbaan
o jaanewaale
na ja na ja na ja na jaa
yeri adaa pe qurbaan
o jaanewaale
na ja re
na ja na ja na jaa
na ja na ja na jaa
teri adaa pe qurbaan

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Hindi Script Lyrics
(Provided by Sudhir)
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मैं बंजारा
दूर का
घूमूँ डगर डगर
बसे रहें इस नगर के बासी
बसा रहे ये नगर
हो हो ओ ओssssss

अल्लाह के नाम पे
मौला के नाम पे
अल्लाह के नाम पे
मौला के नाम पे
दे दे ओ जाने वाले
अल्लाह के नाम पे
अल्लाह के नाम पे
मौला के नाम पे

तेरी अदा पे क़ुर्बान
ओ जानेवाले
ना जा ना जा ना जा ना जा
तेरी अदा पे क़ुर्बान
ओ जानेवाले
ना जा रे
ना जा ना जा ना जा
ना जा ना जा ना जा
तेरी अदा पे क़ुर्बान

हो जाएँगे
हम दीवाने
हो जाएँगे
हम दीवाने
लुट जाएँगे
ख्वाब सुहाने
लुट जाएँगे
ख्वाब सुहाने
ओ ज़ालिम तरसाने वाले
तेरी अदा पे क़ुर्बान
ओ जानेवाले
ना जा ना जा ना जा ना जा
तेरी अदा पे क़ुर्बान
ओ जानेवाले
ना जा रे
ना जा ना जा ना जा
ना जा ना जा ना जा
तेरी अदा पे क़ुर्बान

परदेसी के दिल की दुआ ले
परदेसी के दिल की दुआ ले
खुद रुक जा या
हमको बुला ले
खुद रुक जा या
हमको बुला ले
घायल छोड़ के जाने वाले
तेरी अदा पे क़ुर्बान
ओ जानेवाले
ना जा ना जा ना जा ना जा
तेरी अदा पे क़ुर्बान
ओ जानेवाले
ना जा रे
ना जा ना जा ना जा
ना जा ना जा ना जा
तेरी अदा पे क़ुर्बान


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:

4365 Post No. : 15692

Hullo Atuldom

Today I did a tiny research with the resources available at my disposal. I have inferred that the music duo Kalyanji Anandji have scored music for most of the movies where Feroz Khan was in the lead; till the time of Kalyanji’s passing in 2000. In fact, I found two Feroz Khan starring movies, on our blog, that are on the threshold of being yippeee’d. One has two songs left, but the album of that movie shows that Kalyanji-Anandji have given music for three sequences where there is no song. I am sure one music piece has Helen burning the dance floor, that is as brilliant as is the theme music for that movie. So for today we leave that movie alone and concentrate on the one that is one short of yippeee-hood.

That film is ‘Shankar Shambhu’ (1976). The four out of possible five songs from that move were posted thus:-

No. Song Title Post No. Post Date
1 Hum Lootne Aaye Hain Hum Loot Ke Jaayenge 11964 1-Apr-16
2 Aa Pahunchi Hai Is Mele Mein Saddi Aaj Sawaari 12492 25-Oct-16
3 Mera Dil Chura Kar Na Aankhen Churaa 15075 17-Jun-19
4 Gar Nibhaane Ki Himmat Na Thhi Aap Mein 15565 27-Apr-20

The final song of the movie is sung by Asha Bhonsle and Mohammad Rafi. It has Feroz Khan romancing Sulakshana Pandit in various locations. If my memory is right the couple have just got wet because they jump out of the boat on which they were having a joy ride in a lake to escape from constables led by Bhagwan Dada.

I don’t know what is there left to write about the music duo that the readers of this blog don’t know. So without much ado let us get to the song and thank Kalyanji Virji Shah (who would have been 92 today) and his brother Anandji Virji Shah for the treasure trove of songs that they have left for us to relish. And on the blog we have 583 from a possible 1435 songs i.e. not even halfway done.

With this post now, ‘Shankar Shambhu’ has all its songs on the blog.

Video

Audio

Song – Bheege Huye Jalwon Par Aise Na Nazar Daalo  (Shankar Shambhu) (1976) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Mohammed Rafi, Lyrics – Sahir Ludhianvi, MD – Kalynji Anand ji
Asha Bhosle + Mohammed Rafi

Lyrics 

bheege huye jalwon par 
aise na nazar daalo
bheege huye jalwon par 
aise na nazar daalo
bheege huye jalwon par 
aise na nazar daalo
dil chaahe idhar rakho 
par aankh udhar daalo
bheege hue jalwon par

in garam nigaahon se 
jazbaat bhadakte hain
in garam nigaahon se 
jazbaat bhadakte hain
ehsaas sulagta hai 
armaan dhadkate hai
ruk jaao 
ruk jaao
ruk jaao abhi dil par
itna na asar dalo
bheege huye jalwon par 
aise na nazar daalo
bheege huye jalwon par

soyi hui dhadkan ko 
khud tumne jagaaya hai
soyi hui dhadkan ko 
khud tumne jagaaya hai
saanso se pukaara hai 
nazaron se bulaaya hai
mat apni khataon ko
mat apni khataon ko 
ab aur ke sar daalo
oooo
bheege huye jalwon par 
aise na nazar daalo
bheege huye jalwon par

kab hamne kaha tumse 
hum tum pe nahin marte
kab hamne kaha tumse 
hum tum pe nahin marte
tum kuch bhi kaho tum par 
ilzam nahi dharte
bereham ho 
bereham ho
bereham ho qaatil ho 
ye qatl bhi kar daalo
hmmm mm hmm
hmmm mm hmm
dil chaahe idhar rakho 
par aankh udhar daalo

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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भीगे हुये जलवों पर
ऐसे न नज़र डालो
भीगे हुये जलवों पर
ऐसे न नज़र डालो
भीगे हुये जलवों पर
ऐसे न नज़र डालो
दिल चाहे इधर रखो
पर आँख उधर डालो
भीगे हुये जलवों पर

इन गरम निगाहों से
जज़्बात भड़कते हैं
इन गरम निगाहों से
जज़्बात भड़कते हैं
एहसास सुलगते हैं
अरमान धड़कते हैं
रुक जाओ
रुक जाओ
रुक जाओ अभी दिल पर
इतना ना असर डालो
भीगे हुये जलवों पर
ऐसे न नज़र डालो
भीगे हुये जलवों पर

सोई हुयी धड़कन को
खुद तुमने जगाया है
सोई हुयी धड़कन को
खुद तुमने जगाया है
साँसों से पुकारा है
नज़रों से बुलाया है
मत अपनी खताओं को
मत अपनी खताओं को
अब और के सर डालो
ओ ओ
भीगे हुये जलवों पर
ऐसे न नज़र डालो
भीगे हुये जलवों पर

कब हमने कहा तुमसे
हम तुम पे नहीं मरते
कब हमने कहा तुमसे
हम तुम पे नहीं मरते
तुम कुछ भी कहो तुमपे
इल्ज़ाम नहीं धरते
बेरहम हो
बेरहम हो
बेरहम हो क़ातिल हो
ये कत्ल भी कर डालो
हम्ममम म्मम हम्ममम
हम्ममम म्मम हम्ममम
दिल चाहे इधर रखो
पर आँख उधर डालो

 


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Blog Day:

4347 Post No. : 15658

“Kaajal”(1965) was a movie that I knew little about when I was growing up. I watched this movie in 1978 when my went to college and my movie watching spree began with a vengeance. Those days, I only liked “new” movies and songs and scoffed at “old” movies and songs. But I had heard about old movies, so I would go and watch them when no “new” movie was there for me to watch. The old movies tended to run to empty house and so buying tickets for these movies was not a problem. I wondered if a day will come in future when one would be able to watch “new” movies with the same ease, without needing to queue up and black marketeers having a field day. Believe it or not, today we are actually in that situation where one can buy tickets of even brand new movies without needing to form a queue in the movie hall.

I watched “Kaajal”(1965) in a movie hall called Ratan Talkies. I knew that it was an old movie but still I mustered up enough tolerance within me and went to watch the movie. I was a few minutes late and the movie had already started. When I found that the movie had Raj Kumar (tragedy Kumar) and Meena Kumari (tragedy queen), I wondered if I had made a mistake and I would have to spend a misery filled three hours in the hall. But as soon as the songs of the movie began, I as well as others exclaimed-“arre ye gaana is film ka hai !”. Songs kept coming one after another, with the same collective response from the movie watchers.

Seeing that I had become a regular movie watcher only in that year, I had a lot of catching up to do. I was not aware about many of the actors that were there in the movie. Today, when I look back at the starcast of “Kaajal”(1965), I realise that it was full of big name actors. But when I was watching the movie at that time, I could identify only Raj Kumar, Meena Kumari and Dharmendra, aand that was all !

The movie had eleven songs in it. As many as ten songs have been covered in the past.

Here are the details of the songs already covered in the blog:-

S N Song Song number in blog Date of posting
1 Tora man darpan kahlaaye 818 27-Feb-2009
2 Choo lene do naazuk hothon ko 828 2-Mar-2009
3 Ye zulf agar khulkar bikhar jaaye to achchaa 1479 21-Jun-2009
4 Mere bhaiyya mere chandaa mere anmol ratan 2837 24-Aug-2010
5 Aapke paas jo aayegaa pighal jaayegaa 3588 2-Mar-2011
6 Samjhi thhi ye ghar mera hai 7685 15-Mar-2013
7 Agar mujhe na milin tum (Kaajal) 8717 17-Sep-2013
8 Mehfil mein teri yoon hi rahe 9367 28-Jan-2014
9 Muddat ki tamannaaon ka sila 15429 27-Feb-2019
10 Zara si aur pila do bhang 15617 22-May-2020

I came to know thanks to some whatsapp messages that today (12 june) is the birthday of Padmini (12 june 1932-24 September 2006). When I watched “Kaajal”(1965) in the movie hall. I had no clue about her. I did not even know that the actress seen in a few songs in the movie was Padmini.

On the occasion of Padmini’s birth anniversary, here is the eleventh and final song from “Kaajal”(1965) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Asha Bhonsle. Sahir Ludhianvi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Ravi.

The song is picturised as an archtypical get together song in a palatial home where people gather and politely watch a lady singing (while holding a sitar) and another lady dancing. In this song, Meena Kumari lip syncs while Padmini dances. Look at the people watching the performance. During those days, I did not even recognise Durga Khote !

“Kaajal”(1965) was a movie that was worth watching for its songs. Today, I would go to the extent of saying that only the songs of the movie must be watched. The story is too melodramatic for me. 🙂

Many decades later (after I began this blog), I came to know that Padmini had two more sisters and they too were dancing stars like her, and that together they were known as Travancore sisters.

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

With this song, songs of “Kaajal”(1965) are now fully represented in the blog and this movie joins the list of movies that are YIPPEED in the blog.


Song-Chham chham ghunghroo boley re (Kaajal)(1965) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Sahir Ludhianvi, MD-Ravi

Lyrics

chham chham ghunghroo boley ae
dekho chham chham ghunghroo boley
Radha laaj ki maari it ut doley
dekho chham chham ghunghroo boley ae
dekho chham chham ghunghroo boley
Radha laaj ki maari it ut doley
dekho chham chham ghunghroo boley ae
dekho chham chham ghunghroo boley ae

baat chaley to aanchal dhalke
pag pag roop gagariya chhalke
baat chaley to aanchal dhalke
pag pag roop gagariya chhalke
Kanchan kaaya jhilmil jhalke
Kanchan kaaya jhilmil jhalke
khaaye kamaria hichkole
dekho chham chham ghunghroo boley ae
dekho chham chham ghunghroo boley
Radha laaj ki maari it ut doley
dekho chham chham ghunghroo boley ae
dekho chham chham ghunghroo boley ae

Ma ga ma ga sa aa
Sa ni dha ma
Ni sa ni dha
Ni sa ni dha sa
Ga ma ga sa
Ma pa ga ma sa ni dha sa
?
Ga ma ga sa ga ma dha ni sa
Ga ma ga sa ga ma dha ni sa
Ga ma ga sa ga ma dha ni sa

Pal pal badhti jaaye uljhan
Paar karey kaise ghar aangan
Pal pal badhti jaaye uljhan
Paar karey kaise ghar aangan
Jaan ki dushman ban gayi jhaanjhan
Jaan ki dushman ban gayi jhaanjhan
Bhed jiyarwa ke khole ae
dekho chham chham ghunghroo boley ae
dekho chham chham ghunghroo boley
Radha laaj ki maari it ut doley
dekho chham chham ghunghroo boley ae
dekho chham chham ghunghroo boley ae

aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa°°°°°°

Pi bin aise tadpe gori
Bin chanda jis tarah chakori
Pi bin aise tadpe gori
Bin chanda jis tarah chakori
Jaayegi milne chori chori
Jaayegi milne chori chori
Saas nanadiya jab so le
dekho chham chham ghunghroo boley ae
dekho chham chham ghunghroo boley
Radha laaj ki maari it ut doley
dekho chham chham ghunghroo boley ae
dekho chham chham ghunghroo boley ae

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Devnagri Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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छम छम घुंघरू बोले ए
देखो छम छम घुंघरू बोले
राधा लाज की मारी इत उत डोले
देखो छम छम घुंघरू बोले ए
देखो छम छम घुंघरू बोले
राधा लाज की मारी इत उत डोले
देखो छम छम घुंघरू बोले ए
देखो छम छम घुंघरू बोले ए
बाट चले तो आँचल ढलके
पग पग रूप गगरिया छलके
बाट चले तो आँचल ढलके
पग पग रूप गगरिया छलके
कंचन काया झिलमिल झलके
कंचन काया झिलमिल झलके
खाए कमरिया हिचकोले
देखो छम छम घुंघरू बोले ए
देखो छम छम घुंघरू बोले
राधा लाज की मारी इत उत डोले
देखो छम छम घुंघरू बोले ए
देखो छम छम घुंघरू बोले ए

म ग म ग सा आ
सा नि ध म
नि सा नि ध सा
ग म ग सा
म प ग म सा नि ध सा
?
?
ग म ग सा ग म ध नि सा
ग म ग सा ग म ध नि सा
ग म ग सा ग म ध नि सा

पल पल बढती जाए उलझन
पार करे कैसे घर आँगन
पल पल बढती जाए उलझन
पार करे कैसे घर आँगन
जान की दुश्मन बन गयी झाँझन
जान की दुश्मन बन गयी झाँझन
भेद जियरवा के खोले ए
देखो छम छम घुंघरू बोले ए
देखो छम छम घुंघरू बोले
राधा लाज की मारी इत उत डोले
देखो छम छम घुंघरू बोले ए
देखो छम छम घुंघरू बोले ए

आ आ आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ
आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ आ आ°°°°°°

पि बिन ऐसे तडपे गोरी
बिन चंदा जिस तरह चकोरी
पि बिन ऐसे तडपे गोरी
बिन चंदा जिस तरह चकोरी
जायेगी मिलने चोरी चोरी
जायेगी मिलने चोरी चोरी
सास ननदिया जब सो ले
देखो छम छम घुंघरू बोले ए
देखो छम छम घुंघरू बोले
राधा लाज की मारी इत उत डोले
देखो छम छम घुंघरू बोले ए
देखो छम छम घुंघरू बोले ए


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Blog Day:

4326 Post No. : 15617

As a school going student, I was kept in strict discipline which meant going from home to school and back. No watching of movies. Even talking about movies and reading movie magazines were taboo. That did not prevent me from clandestinely reading movie magazines and books lying around the home that was apparently alright for elders to read.

It was in 1978, when I went to college and was allowed freedom as befitting a college goer. And I misused this freedom with abandon. I started watching movies left and right bunking college, as if making up for the lost time.

It was during this movie watching spree that I watched many old movies during their re runs. It included not only movies like “Sholay”(1975),”Deewaar”(1975), “Mera Gaaon Merra Desh”(1971) etc etc but also movies from earlier decades.

The movie halls where I watched most of these movies had names like Sujata, Sandhya, Vasundhara etc. But not all movie halls had feminine names. There was an old movie hall called Ratan Talkies. Closeby there was another movie hall called Rupashree which reputedly was the first movie hall of Bihar (which was opened way back in 1930s). Then there was Welfare cinema hall. These three cinema halls were closer to my residence than others. The farthest cinema hall was a “properly” named movie hall called Plaza. It was the kind of name that one found in big places like New Delhi. 🙂

It was in one matinee show in 1978 in Ratan Talkies that I watched “Kaajal”(1965). I did not have much clue about the movie. I found the movie boring in the beginning when I saw tragedy queen Meena Kumari and tragedy Kumar Raj Kumar in the movie. But then the songs began to appear one after the other. With every song, the reaction (mine as well as that of others) was, arre, this song is from this movie ! All iconic songs !

Since I had started my movie watching spree just recently, many actors were “new” for me. I watched Raj Kumar for the first time in this movie. Then there were many others whom I did not recognise at that time and regarded them as lesser actors. When I look back at the cast now, I realise that this movie had a galaxy of big names. The fact that it had Padmini, Mumtaz, Mehmood etc in it apart from the tragedy persons was lost on me. Then yesteryear legend Durga Khote was there too. Dharmendra was there whom I thankfully recognised, having seen him in a few movies earlier.

The movie had eleven songs in it. Nine of these songs have been covered in the past. When I look at the writeups of these songs, I realise that the writeups do not do justice to the songs. So I think we need to add some more contents and spice to these writeups. So I request our regulars to contribute their observations on these iconic songs.

Following songs from “Kaajal”(1965) have been covered in the blog so far.

S N Song Song number in blog Date of posting
1 Tora man darpan kahlaaye(Kaajal)(1965) 818 27-Feb-2009
2 Choo lene do naazuk hothon ko(Kaajal)(1965) 828 2-Mar-2009
3 Ye zulf agar khulkar bikhar jaaye to achchaa (Kaajal) 1479 21-Jun-2009
4 Mere bhaiyya mere chandaa mere anmol ratan (Kaajal) 2837 24-Aug-2010
5 Aapke paas jo aayegaa pighal jaayegaa (Kaajal) 3588 2-Mar-2011
6 Samjhi thhi ye ghar mera hai (Kaajal) 7685 15-Mar-2013
7 Agar mujhe na milin tum (Kaajal) 8717 17-Sep-2013
8 Mehfil mein teri yoon hi rahe (Kaajal) 9367 28-Jan-2014
9 Muddat ki tamannaaon ka sila (Kaajal) 15429 27-Feb-2019

Here is the tenth song from “Kaajal”(1965) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Rafi and Asha Bhonsle. Sahir Ludhianvi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Ravi.

This song is picturised as a “bhang” song on Mehmood and Mumtaz. Before I watched this song, I was not even aware that these two were in this movie.

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


Song-Zara si aur pila do bhang (Kaajal)(1965) Singer-Rafi, Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Sahir Ludhianvi, MD-Ravi

Lyrics(Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

zaraa si aur pila do bhang
main aaya dekh ke aisa rang
ke dil mera dola aa
O hai ham bhola
zaraa si aur pila do bhang
main aaya dekh ke aisa rang
ke dil mera dola aa
O hai ham bhola aa
meri to akal huyi hai dang
ye kaisa badlaa tera dhang
ke tu tha bhola

o hai ham bhola aa
b b b b b drurrrrrr ha

mujhe samajh na tu bairaagi
maine aaj tapasya tyaagi ee
hmm hmm hmm hmm
aehe aehe
mujhe samajh na tu bairaagi
maine aaj tapasya tyaagi
tere roop ka jhatka khaa ke
meri soyi jawaani jaagi ee
meri soyi jawaani jaagi
ja hat jaa arey malang
kare kyun beech sabhi ke tang
ke tu tha bhola

o hai ham bhola aa
zaraa si aur pila do bhang
main aaya dekh ke aisa rang
ke dil mera dola
O hai ham bhola

(undeciphered words)
Tak dhum tak tak tak tum

Kyun thhaam ke dil ko tehle
Jo chot lagi hai sah le ae
Haay haay
Kyun thhaam ke dil ko tehle
Jo chot lagi hai sah le ae
Us baat pe ab zid kaisi
Jo baat na maani pehle
Jo baat na maani pehle

Kyun jhagde mere sang
Main tujhse haar chukaa hoon jung
Ke dil mera dola
o hai ham bhola aa
meri to akal huyi hai dang
ye kaisa badlaa tera dhang
ke tu tha bhola

o hai ham bhola aa

(undeciphered words)

mere dil se nikle haaye
gori kyun nakhre dikhlaaye

(undeciphered words)

mere dil se nikle haaye
gori kyun nakhre dikhlaaye
zaraa hans ke gale se lag jaa
tujhe kunwaara pyaar bulaaye
tujhe kunwaara pyaar bulaaye
tere man pe chadh gaya jang
yoonhi ab kyun chamkaaye rang
ke tu tha bhola

o hai ham bhola aa
zaraa si aur pila do bhang
main aaya dekh ke aisa rang
ke dil mera dola aa
O hai ham bhola

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Devnagri Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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ज़रा सी और पिला दो भंग
मैं आया देख के ऐसा रंग
के दिल मेरा डोला आ
ओ है हम भोला
ज़रा सी और पिला दो भंग
मैं आया देख के ऐसा रंग
के दिल मेरा डोला आ
ओ है हम भोला आ
मेरी तो अक्ल हुयी है दंग
ये कैसा बदला तेरा ढंग
के तू था भोला

ओ है हम भोला आ
ब ब ब ब ब दृर्र्र्रर्र्र्रर हा

मुझे समझ न तू बैरागी
मैंने आज तपस्या त्यागी ई
हूँ हूँ हूँ हूँ
एहे एहे
मुझे समझ न तू बैरागी
मैंने आज तपस्या त्यागी
तेरे रूप का झटका खाके
मेरी सोयी जवानी जागी ई
मेरी सोयी जवानी जागी
जा हट जा अरे मलंग
करे क्यूँ बीच सभी के तंग
के तू था भोला

ओ है हम भोला
ज़रा सी और पिला दो भंग
मैं आया देख के ऐसा रंग
के दिल मेरा डोला आ
ओ है हम भोला आ

( अटपटे बोल )
तक धूम तक तक तक तुम

क्यूँ थाम के दिल को टहले
जो चोट लगी है सह ले ए
हाय हाय
क्यूँ थाम के दिल को टहले
जो चोट लगी है सह ले ए
उस बात पे अब जिद कैसी
जो बात न मानी पहले
जो बात न मानी पहले

क्यूँ झगडे मेरे संग
मैं तुझसे हार चुका हूँ जंग
के दिल मेरा डोला आ
ओ है हम भोला आ
मेरी तो अक्ल हुयी है दंग
ये कैसा बदला तेरा ढंग
के तू था भोला

ओ है हम भोला आ
( अटपटे बोल )

मेरे दिल से निकले हाए
गोरी क्यूँ नखरे दिखलाए

( अटपटे बोल )

मेरे दिल से निकले हाए
गोरी क्यूँ नखरे दिखलाए
ज़रा हंस के गले से लग जा
तुझे कुंवारा प्यार बुलाये
तुझे कुंवारा प्यार बुलाये
तेरे मन पे चढ़ गया जंग
यूंही अब क्यूँ चमकाए रंग
के तू था भोला

ओ है हम भोला
ज़रा सी और पिला दो भंग
मैं आया देख के ऐसा रंग
के दिल मेरा डोला आ
ओ है हम भोला आ


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Blog Day:

4310 Post No. : 15585

“Chhattees Ghante”(1974) was produced and directed by Raj Tilak for Tilak movies private Limited, Bombay. The movie had Sunil Dutt, Mala Sinha, Raj Kumar, Vijay Arora, Parveen Babi, Iftekhar, Ashoo, Ramesh Deo, Danny Denzongpa, Alankar Joshi, Sonia Sahni, Jagdish Raaj, Deven Verma, Urmila Bhatt, Madan Puri etc in it.

The movie had four songs in it. Three of these songs have been covered in the past.

Details of the three songs covered in the blog are :-

S N Song Song number in blog Date of posting
1 Chup ho aaj kaho kyaa hai baat 2870 29-Aug-2010
2 Yahaan bandhu aate ko hai jaana 8063 8-May-2013
3 Teen lok par raaj tihaara 15581 4-May-2020

Here is the fourth and final song from “Chhattees Ghante”(1974) to appear in the blog. The song is sung by Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhonsle. Sahir Ludhianvi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Sapan Chakravarty.

The song was picturised on Vijay Arora and Parveen Babi. But it appears that the song was either not used in the movie, or the online version available now a days has this song deleted. There is a fake video available online which shows visaul of another song with audio o this song.

So, only the audio of the song is given here.

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

With this song, all the four songs of “Chhattees Ghante”(1974) are covered in the blog. The movie thus joins the list of movies that have been YIPPEED in the blog.

Audio

Song-Jaane aaj kya hua aisa kabhi hua na thha (Chhattees Ghante)(1936) Singers-Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Sahir Ludhianvi, MD-Sapan Chakravarty

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Lyrics(Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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Jaane aaj kya huaa
aisa kabhi huaa na thha aa
Saanson mein ghuley nasha
Jaisa kabhi ghula na thha aa
Tumhi bolo kya karen
Aisa hoga pataa na thha

Meethha meetha dard sa
Utthhe ang ang mein ae
Jaage koyi aag si ee
jeene ki umang mein
Hawaa se tape badan
Jaisa kabhi tapaa na thha
Saanson mein ghuley nasha
Jaisa kabhi ghula na thha
Tumhi bolo kya karen
Aisa hoga pataa na thha

Chhaaya chhaaya door tak
Rangon ka gubaar hai
Aisa to na thha jahaan
Ho na ho ye pyaar hai
Khwaab ka samaa sajaa
Jaisa kabhi sajaa na thha
Saanson mein ghuley nasha
Jaisa kabhi ghula na thha
Tumhi bolo kya karen
Aisa hoga pataa na thha
Jaane aaj kya huaa
Aisa kabhi huaa na thha aa
Saanson mein ghuley nasha
Jaisa kabhi ghula na thha aa
Tumhi bolo kya karen
Aisa hoga pataa na thha

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(Devnagri Script Lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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जाने आज क्या हुआ
ऐसा कभी हुआ न था आ
साँसों में घुले नशा
जैसा कभी घुला न था आ
तुम्ही बोलो क्या करें
ऐसा होगा पता न था

मीठा मीठा दर्द सा
उठे अंग अंग में ए
जागे कोई आग सी ई
जीने की उमंग में
हवा से तपे बदन
जैसा कभी तपा न था
साँसों में घुले नशा
जैसा कभी घुला न था आ
तुम्ही बोलो क्या करें
ऐसा होगा पता न था

छाया छाया दूर तक
रंगों का गुबार है
ऐसा तो न था जहां
हो न हो ये प्यार है
ख्वाबों का समा सजा
जैसा कभी सजा न था
साँसों में घुले नशा
जैसा कभी घुला न था आ
तुम्ही बोलो क्या करें
ऐसा होगा पता न था
जाने आज क्या हुआ
ऐसा कभी हुआ न था आ
साँसों में घुले नशा
जैसा कभी घुला न था आ
तुम्ही बोलो क्या करें
ऐसा होगा पता न था


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Blog Day :

4305 Post No. : 15575

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2010-2020) – Song No. 25
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Today is 1 may 2020, viz the first day of the fifth month of the year 2020.

When I look back on this day ten years ago, I find that three songs were covered that day (1 may 2010). These songs were :-

Song Movie title-Year Remarks
Uff ye Jawaani ye adaa Mehmaan-1974 03 of 06 songs posted
Tumhaari mast nazar gar idhar nahin hoti Dil Hi To Hai-1963 All songs covered
Pyaar to ik din honaa thaa Ek Shrimaan Ek Shrimati-1969 05 songs posted

So it means that two movies are eligible for “Blog Ten year challenge” today.

One of these two movies is “Mehmaan”(1974).

This movie had six songs in it. Three of these songs have been covered in the blog. The movie made its debut ibn the blog this day ten years ago !

Here are the three songs of “Mehmaan”(1974) that have been covered so far:-

Song Posted On
Uff ye Jawaani ye adaa 01.05.2010
Meri chaahat rahegi hameshaa jawaan 26.04.2012
Ram Raheem Krishn Kareem … 25.10.2017

I may have discussed three songs from the movie, but these songs were spaced several years apart. Second song from the movie was discussed in 2012 and the third in 2017.

So, despite covering three songs from the movie, I do not remember anything about this movie. So when I watched the song under discussion today, I had some great and inadvertent fun watching the picturisation. I could see a very young Rekha lip syncing in Asha Bhonsle’s voice, but who was the gentleman, jumping up and down. He appeared somewhat familiar ! And then it hit me, Arrey, it was Vishwajeet ! He was well past his prime by 1974, but he was still trying to turn the clock back rather valiantly. 🙂

The song starts as a motor boat song. Then the duo shift to a park, where the song becomes a classic running around the trees song- as I S Johar would have described it. 🙂

Then the duo jump over on a jeep. End of the song finds Rekha alighting from the jeep and walking off in a huff, determined not to go back to the jeep. But she quickly has a change of heart when she finds monkeys ahead. 🙂

Lyrics are by Sahir Ludhianvi. Normally known for penning songs espousing the caause of social justice, communal harmony, women emancipation and other such noble causes, Here he is called upon to pen a rather more mundane kind of a song- viz a romantic song. And the lyrics are quite cute. “Chhoona mat mujhe”- is the warning issued by the lady. “royegi jo chhoone waala koi na mila”- is the response. Then she relents and sets the terms that she is agreeable to this “chhoona” business provided it is carried out gently. 🙂

Quite an interesting and fun song, even if much of the fun is inadvertent. This is a song from nearly five decades ago. I have been watching this song and listening to it for the first time in true tubelight fashion. I got to watch this song only because the lyrics of this song were sent to me by Avinash Scrapwala.

Video

Song-Chhod arrey ja mujhe na pakad (Mehmaan)(1973) Singers-Asha Bhonsle, Rafi, Lyrics-Sahir Ludhianvi, MD-Ravi

Lyrics(Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)

Chhod
Arey ja
Mujhe na pakad
Chhod
Arey ja
Mujhe na pakad
Haaye
Meri jaan
Aise na bigad
Arey aise na bigad

Aha
Chhod
Arey ja
Mujhe na pakad
Haaye
Meri jaan
Aise na bigad arey aise na bigad

Oh
Chhod
arey ja ja
Mujhe na pakad

Karne ko kar chaahe jitne jatan
Chhoone nahin doongi tujhe apna badan
Karne ko kar chaahe jitne jatan
Chhoone nahin doongi tujhe apna badan
Chhoone nahin doongi tujhe apna badan
Hat
Arey maan
Peechhe nahin pad
Haaye meri jaan
Aise na bigad arre aise na bigad

Ho
chhod
Arey ja
Mujhe na pakad

Royegi jo chhoone waala koi na mila
Hmm
Karegi akele me naseebon ka gila
O ho
Royegi jo chhoone waala koi na milaa
Karegi akele mein naseebon ka gilaa
Karegi akele mein naseebon ka gilaa
Sun

haa
Idhar aa
Yoonhi na akad
Haaye meri jaan
Aise na bigad arey aise na bigad

Oh
Chhod
arey ja ja
Mujhe na pakad

Chhoona hai to seekh zaraa chhoone ka chalan
Aise nahin chhoo ke mera dukhe saara tan
Chhoona hai to seekh zaraa chhoone ka chalan
Aise nahin chhoo ke mera dukhe saara tan
Aise nahin chhoo ke mera dukhe saara tan
Door
Zaraa door door
Baazu na ragad
Haaye
meri jaan aise na bigad
Arey aise na bigad

ho Chhod
arey ja
mujhe na pakad
Haaye ae meri jaan
aise na bigad
Arey aise na bigad

Aah
Chhod


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4301 Post No. : 15565

Hullo Atuldom

“Shankar Shambu” (1976) was directed by Chand for AK Movies and had Feroz Khan, Vinod Khanna, Sulakshna Pandit, Bindu, Jagdeep, Ajit, Anwar Hussain, Pradeep Kumar, Sulochana, Jayshree T. Jankidas, Sudhir, Lalita Pawar, Viju Khote etc. It was a bandit story which is in my list of movies to be seen. This movie had five songs three of which have been posted on this blog. All the songs were written by Sahir Ludhianvi a favorite lyricist of a few followers of this blog.

For me this movie gives me an opportunity to remember two very handsome actors on their death anniversary today 27th April. It was a talk of Bollywood that these two actors became friends during the making of this movie. They then came together again for Qurbani (1980). I am talking Feroz Khan and Vinod Khanna. It is said that FK was so impressed by VK that when he began his ‘Qurbani’ Vinod Khanna was an automatic choice for the role of Amar. When Feroz Khan remade Maniratnam’s ‘Nayakan’ in Hindi as “Dayavan” Vinod Khanna was there in that too. But what I didn’t relish was the way the two left this world. There are various videos available on YouTube where artists from the industry pay tributes to these two and can’t stop themselves from mentioning that these two left the world on the same date; only nine years apart.

The first two songs from this movie posted on the blog were tributes to Sahir by Avinashji and came in 2016. The third one came last year in June. Today’s song is sung by Asha Bhonsle and lip-synced by Bindu. From the picturisation it looks like Shankar and Shambhu have had a tiff and at the same time Bindu seems to be pacifying Vinod Khanna and also looks like she loves him. We also see spoil-sport Anwar Hussain directing cops to the hideout of the bandits.

BTW Bindu also turned 79 this year on 17th April. Let us enjoy the short song. (looks rather short from the clip I found).


Song-Gar nibhaane ki himmat na thhi aap mein (Shankar Shambhu)(1976) Singer-Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics-Sahir Ludhianvi, MD-Kalyanji Anandji

Lyrics

na jaao re ae ae ae
gar nibhaane ki himmat na thhi aap mein
gar nibhaane ki himmat na thhi aap mein
dil lagaana na thha
dil lagaana na thha
haath thhaama thha mera toh yoon raah mein
chhod jaana na thha
chhod jaana na thha
gar nibhaane ki himmat na thhi aap mein
na jaao re ae ae ae ae ae

toot jaaye jo pal mein woh ikraar kya
toot jaaye jo pal mein woh ikraar kya
jisko duniya ka darr ho woh dildaar kya
pyaar ki raah mein jab kadam rakh diya
pyaar ki raah mein jab kadam rakh diya
dagmagaana na thha
dagmagaana na thha
gar nibhaane ki himmat na thhi aap mein
dil lagaana na thha
dil lagaana na thha
gar nibhaane ki himmat na thhi aap mein


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