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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.

Blog Day :

4598 Post No. : 16225

#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 123 # Qawwalis – 8
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Welcome all to the today’s ‘special post’. Special because, we pay our tributes to Khayyam Saab(18 February 1927 – 19 August 2019) on his ninety-fourth birth anniversary today on 18th February’2021.

On this occasion, we are going to listen to a ‘qawwali’ composed by him for the movie ‘Chambal Ki Kasam-1979’.

This ‘qawwali song’ under the above series is coming after a long gap of more than three and half years. The last time I had shared a ‘Qawwali’ was on 26.06.2017 and that qawaali too, like this one, was from the pen of Sahir Ludhianvi.

I had earlier planned to present today’s qawwali for the same occasion last year, however I was unable to send the article at that time.

We have one hundred and sixty-three songs under the category of ‘Qawwalis’.
Today’s ‘qawwali’ is only the second ‘qawwali composition’ of Khayyam Saab to appear on the blog.
The only previous Khayyam qawaali in the blog was this song from ‘Shankar Hussain-1976’ which was posted on 22.05.2011.

But the case with the lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi is totally different. He, so far has twenty-five of his ‘qawwali songs’ on the blog. And today’s song will be his twenty-sixth qawwali song on the blog (more statistics on ‘Qawwali’ on the blog will be coming here in future posts). 😊

Today’s ‘Qawwali’ written by Sahir Ludhianvi can be termed as a ‘social-muqaabla qawwali’ 😊 between a ‘law abiding Police officer’ and a person who has lost his faith in ‘law and order’ and hence doing ‘his self-styled justice with the ‘goons’ in the society’.

We are all aware that in our Hindi movies we have many types of qawwalis created for a particular situation taking a‘liberty’ from the purest form of ‘qawwali’ is i.e., ‘sufiana’…

“Chambal Ki Kasam-1979” was an M.P.D. Productions presentation. It was produced by V L Murlidhar and directed by Ram Maheshwary. It had Raj Kumar, Shatrughan Sinha, Moushmi Chatterjee, Farida Jalal, Ranjeet, Nirupa Roy, Paintal, Gopal Sehgal, R. Tiwari, Usha Kiran, Peace Kanwal, Jagdish Raj, Nazir Hussain, Gufi, Paro Devi, Maruti, Uma Khosla, Raj Rani, Master Bhagwan, Gurucharan, Usha (Gwalior), Pandit Ganga Prasad (Gwalior), Mansaram, Master Rajesh, Master Rahul, Master Sonu, Master Rajiv, Baby Shaloo, and Manu Arora.

Pradeep Kumar and Amjad Khan makes a guest appearance and a special appearance in this movie respectively.

Story of this movie was written by M.K. Tamanna and Screenplay was written by Benoy Chatterjee. Dialogues of this movie were written by Sagar Sarhadi and Safdar Hussain. Additional Dialogues were by Ela Maheshwary. Editing for this movie was done by D.N. Pai and M.S. Shinde.

This movie had eight songs, which were sung by Jagjit Kaur, Lata Mangeshkar, Manna Dey, Mahendra Kapoor and Mohd Rafi.
Sahir Ludhianvi is the lyricist for all the songs and music is composed by Khayyam Saab.

So far, five songs of this movie ‘Chambal Ki Kasam-1979’ have been posted on the blog as given below;

Song Posted On
Simti huyi ye ghadiyaan 27.04.2012
Chanda re mere bhaiyya se kehna 02.08.2012
Parmeshwar rakhwaalaa tera 25.10.2014
She’r ka husn ho 09.12.2016
Marta hai koi to mar jaaye 30.01.2021

Let us now enjoy to this wonderful ‘qawwali’ sung by Manna Dey and Mahendra Kapoor. It is performed on screen by Shatrughan Sinha (lip syncing in Manna Dey’s voice) and Raj Kumar (lip syncing in Mahendra Kapoor’s voice). The two actors are seen trying to score brownie points over the other in this lyrical muqaablaa -😊. Finally the ‘law’ has the last laugh in archtypical Hindi movie style …

Also seen in the picturization of this song are Nirupa Roy, Moushumi Chatterjee and Farida Jalal with many other artists.

This ‘qawwali’ composition by Khayyam Saab is in his own style and it grows on us if we listen to it more than once …

Remembering Khayyam Saab …

Video

Audio (Partial)

Song-Kaun hai mujrim kaun hai munsif (Chambal Ki Kasam)(1979) Singers-Mahendra Kapoor, Manna Dey, Lyrics-Sahir Ludhianvi, MD-Khayyam
Chorus

Lyrics

aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aaa

aa aa aa aaa

jaaneman jo tera manshaa hain
wo ham jaante hain
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa

tu kisi bhes mein aaye
tujhe pehchaante hain

tum badi tez nazar rakhte ho
ham maante hain
arey hamse bachta nahin mujrim
ye sabhi jaante hain

aa ha ha
achchaa aa
to suniye

ho o
kaun hai mujrim
kaun hai munsif
o
kaun hai mujrim
kaun hai munsif
bahas hai bekaar
mujrim kaun nahin
kaun nahin mere yaar
mujrim kaun nahin
mere yaar

arey aisaa kaho naa
ho o
ek tumhi ho nek jahaan mein ae
ho ek tumhi ho nek jahaan mein
baaki sab badkaar
matlab ye niklaa

ye nikla mere yaar
matlab ye niklaa mere yaar

aisaa nahin hai wallaah

daake ke hain roop hazaaron
qatl ke laakhon dhandhe ae
asal se badhkar
hoye asal se badhkar
sood kamaayein
saahukaar ke phande ae
paani ke injection bechen
arey paani ke injection bechen
dhan ke lobhi bande
desh ke sewak ban kar netaa
khaayen kaum ke chande ae
desh ke sewak ban kar netaa
khaaye kaum ke chande

ho o
chor pakadne waale dekhe
ho o chor pakadne waale dekhe
chor ke saajhedaar
bhaashan rehne de
rehne de mere yaar
bhaashan rehne de mere yaar

arz ye hai kiblaa

jantaa aur sarkaar ke mujrim
hain sab aise bande ae
inki gardan
oye inki gardan naapenge
ik din qaanoon ke phande ae
jantaa inke khoon se apne ae
arey jantaa inke khoon se apne
haath kare kyon gande
ham maujood hain
ham rokenge
saare kaale dhandhe

ham maujood hain
ham rokenge
saare kaale dhandhe

ho o o
tum khud hi ban baithhe ho o
ho tum khud hi ban baithhe ho
qaanoon ke thekedaar
tumko kya bolen

kya bolen
sarkaar
tumko kya bolen sarkaar

arey bhaai aur kya karen ham

ho o o o
lambaa hai qaanoon ka rastaa
aur vakaalat mehangi ee ee
ho o o o
paap ke bojh se toot ke reh gayi
satya aur nyaay ki bahangi
hamne khud bandook uthhaa li
khench li ab talwaar
isme kya bigdaa
kya bigdaa mere yaar
isme kya bigdaa mere yaar

kiblaa mulahijaa ho
irshaad
irshaad

ho o o o
khoon ka badlaa khoon chalaa
to khoon bahegaa sadiyon
ho o o
aangan aangan dwaare dwaare
sog rahega sadiyon
nafrat se nafrat badhti hai
pyaar ka phal hai pyaar
nafrat jaane de

jaane de mere yaar
nafrat jaane de mere yaar

ab hamaari bhi suniye hazrat
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa a a a
qaatil ko jo qatl kare ae
usko qaatil mat kehnaa
kaayar ban’ne se behtar hai
baaghi ban kar rehnaa

aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
aap ki ye bhool hai kiblaa
kaayar wo jo hathiyaaron ke
bal per jeena seekhe
insaan ho kar insaanon ke
khoon ko peena seekhe
arey ab bhi sudhar jaa
ab bhi khule hain
ab bhi sudhar jaa
ab bhi khule hain
pashchaataap ke dwaar
nafrat jaane de ae

ab bhi sudhar jaa
ab bhi khule hain
pashchaataap ke dwaar
nafrat jaane de
jaane de mere yaar
nafrat jaane de mere yaar

pashchaataap
arey ham ko pashchaataap sikhaate
mar gaye kitne gyaani

wo khaali gyaani honge
wo khaali gyaani honge
par ham hai gyaani jaani

arey karte rahe hain karte rahenge
bhai karte rahe hain
karte rahenge
ham yoonhi manmaani
aage bhi manmaani ki
arey aage bhi manmaani ki
to goli padegi khaani

ha ha ha haa
arey maar sake jo hamen ae
arey maar sake jo hamen
wo goli bani nahin hain jaani
bani to hai
bani to hai par hamne
ab tak chaahi nahin chalaani

haan ha ha
aaj ye hasrat poori kar lo
bhai aaj ye hasrat poori kar lo
maukaa hai laasaani
bhai maukaa hai laasaani
mere jaani ee
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa

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

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


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

Blog Day :

4579 Post No. : 16191

Sahir Ludhianvi & His Music Directors-5 – (‘Five-movie’ collaboration only)
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Welcome all to today’s post. Today we have a song from the ‘1979’ movie ‘Chambal Ki Kasam’. Music for ‘Chambal Ki Kasam-1979’ was composed by Khayyam Saab.

Sahir Ludhianvi and Khayyam Saab collaborated for five movies as given in the table below.
Other than Khayyam Saab it was O.P. Nayyar with whom Sahir Ludhianvi’s collaboration was for the same number of movies i.e., five movies (though ‘Tumsa Nahin Dekha’ had only one song penned by Sahir and 12’ O Clock had two songs by Sahir)

S.no Movie Year MD 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 Bade Sarkar 1957 O.P. Nayyar 4 4 4
2 Naya Daur 1957 O.P. Nayyar 9 9 9
3 Tumsa Nahin Dekha 1957 O.P. Nayyar 1 1 1
4 12 O’Clock 1958 O.P. Nayyar 2 2 2
5 Phir Subah Hogi 1958 Khayyam 8 8 8
6 Sone Ki Chidiya 1958 O.P. Nayyar 7 7 7
7 Shagoon 1964 Khayyam 8 8 8
8 Kabhie Kabhie 1976 Khayyam 10 10 12
9 Trishul 1978 Khayyam 8 7 8
10 Chambal Ki Kasam 1979 Khayyam 4 8 8
Total 61 64 67

‘Chambal Ki Kasam-1979’ was an M.P.D. Productions presentation. It was produced by V L Murlidhar and directed by Ram Maheshwary. It had Raj Kumar, Shatrughan Sinha, Moushmi Chatterjee, Farida Jalal, Ranjeet, Nirupa Roy, Paintal, Gopal Sehgal, R. Tiwari, Usha Kiran, Peace Kanwal, Jagdish Raj, Nazir Hussain, Gufi, Paro Devi, Maruti, Uma Khosla, Raj Rani, Master Bhagwan, Gurucharan, Usha (Gwalior), Pandit Ganga Prasad (Gwalior), Mansaram, Master Rajesh, Master Rahul, Master Sonu, Master Rajiv, Baby Shaloo, and Manu Arora. Pradeep Kumar makes a guest appearance in this movie, whereas Amjad Khan makes a special appearance in this movie.

Story of this movie was written by M.K. Tamanna and Screenplay was written by Benoy Chatterjee. Dialogues of this movie were written by Sagar Sarhadi and Safdar Hussain. Additional Dialouges were by Ela Maheshwary. Editing for this movie was done by D.N. Pai and M.S. Shinde.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 29.12.1979.

This movie had eight songs, which were sung by Jagjit Kaur, Lata Mangeshkar, Manna Dey, Mahendra Kapoor and Mohd Rafi.
As mentioned above music of this movie was composed by Khayyam Saab and lyrics for all the eight songs were penned by Sahir Ludhianvi.

Four songs of this movie have been posted on the blog so far.

Song Posted On
Simti huyi ye ghadiyaan 27.04.2012
Chanda re mere bhaiyya se kehna 02.08.2012
Parmeshwar rakhwaalaa tera 25.10.2014
She’r ka husn ho 09.12.2016

If we summarize the ‘Sahir-Music director collaboration’ statistics considering ‘one movie collaboration’ to ‘five-movies’ each we get the following table; (updated till today)

S.no MD No of movies together 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 G.D. Kapoor 1 1 4 4
2 Shyam Sundar 1 8 8 8
3 Ali Akbar Khan 1 7 8 8
4 Dhani Ram 1 1 1 1
5 Vasant Ramchandra 1 7 7 7
6 Manohar 1 1 1 1
7 Sudha Malhotra 1 1 1 1
8 Nirmal Kumar 1 1 1 1
9 Hemant Kumar 1 7 7 7
10 Robin Banerjee 1 1 1 1
11 C. Ramchandra 1 7 7 7
12 Sonik Omi 1 2 5 5
13 C. Arjun 1 5 4 5
14 Rajesh Roshan 1 7 6 7
15 Hridaynath Mangeshkar 1 5 5 5
16 Anil Biswas 2 8 8 7
17 Usha Khanna 2 3 3 3
18 Chitragupta 2 13 13 13
19 Sapan Chakravarty 2 11 11 12
20 Kalyanji-Anandji 2 7 9 9
21 Ravindra Jain 2 5 10 10
22 Madan Mohan 3 24 23 23
23 Jaidev 4 18 17 16
24 R.D. Burman 4 22 25 24
25 O.P. Nayyar 5 23 23 23
26 Khayyam 5 38 41 44
TOTAL 48 233 249 252

Today’s song is sung by Lata Mangeshkar and lip-synced on screen by Moushumi Chatterjee. Raj Kumar, Shatrughan Sinha, Paintal and others can also be seen in the picturization of this song.

Let us now enjoy this song.

Audio (Longer)

Video

Song-Marta hai koi to mar jaaye (Chambal Ki Kasam)(1979) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Sahir Ludhianvi, MD-Khayyam

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

martaa hai
koyi to mar jaaye
aa aa aa aa aa
martaa hai koyi to mar jaaye
ham apnaa nishaana kyun chhoden
ham apnaa nishaana kyun chhoden
dil waale bachaayen dil apnaa
dil waale bachaayen dil apnaa
ham teer chalaanaa kyun chhoden
ham teer chalaanaa kyun chhoden
dil waale bachaayen dil apnaa

majboor naa ho ton ishq hi kya
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
majboor naa ho to ishq hi kya
magroor naa ho to husn hi kya
aa aa aa aa aa aa
tum ham ko manaanaa kyun chhodo
ham tumko sataanaa kyun chhoden
ham tumko sataanaa kyun chhoden
dil waale bachaayen dil apnaa
ham teer chalaanaa kyun chhoden
dil waale bachaayen dil apnaa

(dialogue by Rajkumar)

jo ham ko naseehat karte hain ae
jo ham ko nasihat karte hain
wo apnaa zamaanaa dekh chuke ae
dekh chuke ae ae ae
ham par bhi jawaani aayi hai
aa aa aa aa aa
ham par bhi jawaani aayi hai
ham apnaa zamaanaa kyun chhoden
ham apnaa zamaanaa kyun chhoden
dil waale bachaayen dil apnaa
ham teer chalaanaa kyun chhoden
martaa hai koyi to mar jaaye ae

duniyaa to hamaare saamne hai
ae ae ae ae
aa aa aa aa aa aa aa
duniyaa to hamaare saamne hai
Jannat ka pataa kya
ho ke naa ho o o o o o o o
jannat mein chhupi daulat ke liye
duniyaa ka khazaanaa kyun chhoden
dil waale bachaayen dil apnaa
ham teer chalaanaa kyun chhoden
martaa hai koyi to mar jaaye ae


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

Blog Day :

4485 Post No. : 16004 Movie Count :

4383

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#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 108 # Tribute to Lyricist – Anjaan #
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Today 28th Oct’2020 is the ninetieth birth anniversary (born on 28.10.1930 in Varanasi) of Lalji Pandey better known to us by his pen-name ‘Anjaan’.

As per our blog statistics he has written over 1300 songs during his career in Hindi movies. Most of his works were in collaborations with composers Kalyanji–Anandji, Laxmikant-Pyarelal, R. D. Burman and Bappi Lahiri.

He passed away at the age of sixty-six on 3rd of Septemeber’1997 in Mumbai.

On his ‘birth anniversary’ I was looking for a song from a new movie where he had penned all the songs.

I am taking the readers to the decade of seventies. Today we will listen to an enjoyable song from that decade. This song was frequently heard on radio those days. It was perhahs the only known song from the movie.

I have not watched this movie so I am in no position to discuss much about it.

The movie is “Jwaalaamukhi”(1980). So it is another same name movie getting introduced in the blog.

“Jwaalaamukhi-1980” was directed by Prakash Mehra for Baboo Mehra Productions, Bombay. It had Waheeda Rehman, Shatrughan Sinha, Reena Roy, Vinod Mehra, Shabana Azmi, Bindu, Kader Khan, Shreeram Lagoo, Pran, Ram Sethi, Bhola, Yunus Parvez, Shivraj, Asha Chandra, Mumtaz Begam, Goga, Kirti, Uttam Sodi, Jugnu and others.

Amjad Khan, Aruna Irani and Raj Babbar had ‘special appearance’ in the movie.

The movie was passed by Censor Board on 17.12.1980.

I do not remember how this movie had fared at the box office so I would request knowledgeable readers to throw more light on the movie and its songs.

The movie had five songs including a music track as mentioned in HFGK and listed below (our new practice now onwards while introducing a movie 😊)

All the songs were written by Anjaan and music was composed by Kalyanji-Anandji.

None of the songs from this movie made it to the ‘annual list of Binaca Geetmala’ of 1981 (as the movie was released in December’1980).
When I thought that the today’s song should be more popular as I liked it listening then too and could have made to the list or ‘shadow list’ of the ‘binaca geetmala’ (or songs that could not make it to the finals as compiled by Anil Bhargava), to my surprise it was not. However, one other song from this movie “Paan, beedi, cigarette, tambaaku, na sharaab, ham ko nasha hai muhabbat ka janaab’ sung by Kishore Kumar made it to this ‘shadow’ list.

List of songs in this movie as appearing in HFGK (1971-1980) Vol-V.

Song Title Singer
1) Hum tere bina bhi nahin jee sakte … Kishore Kumar, Mahendra Kapoor, Asha Bhonsle, Hemlata
2) Hmm hmm tujhe sab pyaar karte hai…ye chehre pe chehraa Kishore Kumar
3) Kabhi tumne kisi ko phaansaa … Asha Bhonsle, Kishore Kumar
4) Hmm welcome …. hamko to nashaa muhabbat ka hai janaab Kishore Kumar, Shatrughan Sinha
5) Music –

let us now enjoy this wonderful and highly hummable song. It is picturized on Shabana Azmi, Shatrughan Sinha, Vinod Mehra and Reena Roy who are performing on the song while many others are seen in the picturization of this song.

Lyrics of this song were sent by Prakashchandra.

Audio

Video

Song-Tere bina bhi nahin jee sakte (Jwaalamukhi)(1980) Singers-Asha Bhosle, Kishore Kumar, Mahendra Kapoor, Hemlata, Lyrics-Anjaan, MD-Kalyanji Anandji
(Kishore Kumar + Mahendra Kapoor)

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

(dialogues not included)

hum
tere bina bhi nahin jee sakte ae ae aur
tere bina bhi nahin jee sakte
hum tere bina bhi nahin ji sakte ae ae aur
tere bina bhi nahin jee sakte
arrey hona kisi ek ka hai
ye hamko pataa hai
magar kya karen
dil se
majboor hain hum
tere bina bhi nahin jee sakte ae ae
aur tere bina bhi nahin jee sakte aur
tere bina bhi nahin jee ee sakte

kyaa ye raaz hai
kaisaa andaaz hai
main tera nishaana hoon
woh tera deewaana
deewaanon ka anjaam kyaa hogaa

kyaa ye pyaar hai
kaisa iqraar hai
waadaa hai kisi se
iraada hai kisi ka
to phir dil ka
kya faislaa aa hogaa aa

arrey jaise nadiya ke do kinaare
waise tum to do yaar
tum donon do aankhein hamko
donon se hain pyaar
ham tere bina bhi nahin jee sakte ae ae ae
aur tere bina bhi nahin jee sakte
arrey hona kisi ek ka hai
ye hamko pataa hai
magar kya karen
dil se
hunh majboor hain hum
tere bina bhi nahin jee sakte ae ae ae aur
tere bina bhi nahin jee sakte aur
tere bina bhi nahin jee ee sakte

satyug ki reet woh
kalyug mein naa chaley
paanch pandaavon ki thhi
ek patraani
ye tab thha
magar ab nahin hogaa

satyug ki reet kyun
kalyug mein naa chalein
unkaa dil bhi dil thha
hamaara dil bhi dil hai
jo tab thha
woh ab kyun nahin…ee hoga
arrey yug badley to
duniya badley
badley har dastoor

o badley har dastoor
badalna hamein nahin manzoor
hum tere bina bhi nahin jee sakte ae ae
aur tere bina bhi nahin jee sakte
arrey hona kisi ek ka hai
ye hamko pataa hai
magar kya karen
dil se
majboor hain aen hum
tere bina bhi nahin jee sakte ae ae ae
aur tere bina bhi nahin jee sakte ae aur
tere bina bhi nahin jee ee sakte

kya khayaal hai
wallahha kamaal hai
zameenein bant jaayein
jaageerein bant jaayein
dilon ka batwaara nahin hotaa
ye dil bhi khoob hai
kaise mehboob hain
aisa huaa na hoga
ik dil se pyaar do do kaa
duniyaa ko gawaaraa nahin hotaa

arrey dil ka aanaa dil ka jaanaa
kahaan hain apne haath
kaun kahaan kis ka ho jaaye
ye qismat ki baat

tum mere binaa bhi nahin jee sakte ae ae
aur
mere binaa bhi nahin jee sakte

arrey honaa kisi ek ka hai ye inn ko pataa hai
magar kya karen ae

dil se majboor hain aen hum
tere bina bhi nahin jee sakte ae ae ae aur
tere bina bhi nahin jee ee sakte aur
tere bina bhi nahin jee ee…ee sakte


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 : 4467 Post No. : 15958

Hullo Atuldom

Today’s date(10 cctober 2020) is rather unique. Fellow ASAD follower Satyajitji, from down-under, pointed it out. 10102020- “never before, never again” was the reaction to that from another regular follower of the blog. Of course it is a “unique arrangement of the numbers that form the date which is appreciated by our brain”. A true statement by our in-house encyclopaedia.

Today’s post is a rather difficult one too. Never before have I faced such a dilemma. It is a case of too many options. I sifted through a whole lot of songs before I made a choice.

The song features a heroine who was not so great-looking when she made her debut in 1970. She was extremely ordinary. Very gawky. She has said in many of her interviews that she was very uncomfortable wearing all those funny, awkward dresses and costumes. She was not happy doing the dance steps she was made to perform. She was cast opposite heroes old enough to be her father- she was hardly 13 or 14 when she made her debut. She didn’t have an elder to guide her in choosing films like her contemporary Hema Malini who had her mother with her at every stage in her career.

Her first film was not in Hindi though; it was in Telugu as a child actress- not one but two- one as a 4-year old in 1958 and next in 1966 when she was 12. Her next film was in Kannada with Dr. Rajkumar as the male lead in 1969.

But she accepted all that came her way. She has survived in an industry where fortunes change every Friday. She learnt the art of perfect make-up first. Then followed it up with some strict regimen and went from gawky to gorgeous. She was already good at emoting and dancing she just polished them up and learnt from her job and gave it all she had. For some of her heroes she was a lucky mascot and sure route to success whenever their career hit a few flops. And Jeetendra has said this in so many words once. And she doesn’t tire of admitting that if given a second chance she will love to walk the same path again.

I need not specify that I am talking of Bhanurekha Ganesan who is popular as Rekha- the sweet heart of a whole generation of moviegoers. There was a time when Hema Malini was my personal favourite as also the favourite of a few of my classmates. Then I saw “Khoobsurat” 1980 (I don’t tire of telling this) following it up with “Agreement” “Jal Mahal” and the best of the times-“Umrao Jaan”. “Umrao Jaan” was the best in terms of acting, direction, songs and small wonder that she was awarded the National Award for the best Actress for that year. I had seen a few of Rekha’s movies prior to “Khoobsurat” too but most of those movies had her playing the typical film heroine where she just had to look an eye-candy flutter her eyelashes, sing a song too and scream her way through. But she was earnest in all of those too.

She was cast in many two-heroine movies like “Nagin” (this had more than two heroines), “Muqaddar Ka Sikandar”, “Ram Balram” etc. She was heroine to actors of the 60s- Raj Kumar, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Dharmendra, Shashi Kapoor, Feroz Khan, Biswajeet, Deb Mukherjee, Sanjeev Kumar (I am sure I am missing a few) and actors who made their debut in the later years of the 60s- Rajesh Khanna, Jeetendra, Sanjay Khan etc. She has also paired with Navin Nischol (hero in her debut film), Anil Dhawan, Randhir Kapoor, Rakesh Roshan, Amitabh Bachchan, Shatrughan Sinha, even Rishi Kapoor and Mithun Chakravarty. Some actors who were her fans as youngsters also got to be her hero- Anil Kapoor (another ageless wonder who has done two with her), Akshay Kumar for example. But Rekha herself did movies with Dilip Kumar and Dev Anand (whose fan she was) rather late in their careers. She was Shashi Kapoor’s Vasantsena in “Utsav” and Rakesh Roshan’s avenging angel in “Khoon Bhari Maang”.

Sorry I can go on and on and people will say a fan is at work here. But I cannot get enough of her and when I chanced upon this video of Hema Malini’s 70th birthday I was supremely pleased as it gave me both my favourites in one video. Such a lot of camaraderie between the two beauties, difficult to choose who is more beautiful

Getting to today’s song, it is from a movie which was directed by Manmohan Desai. As per the tradition of Manmohan Desai movies we have Randhir Kapoor and Shatrughan Sinha as brothers who get separated as children. Both like the same girl but the girl likes the simpleton from the village who has respect for even a night-club dancer. I shall not give the story of the movie will just give the name of the movie- Rampur Ka Laxman.

Wishing our ageless diva a very happy birthday with this song which shows her in one of those costumes that I spoke of earlier. It doesn’t compliment her and that hairdo was the standard which all heroines sported back then. Plus not to miss the kilos of makeup that she had on. If my memory is correct this was a song at the birthday party of the character played by Rekha and we have Sulochana (who was the mother of the heroes playing Rekha’s nanny), Roopesh Kumar, Raj Mehra, and a smart young looking Ranjeet (who is waiting in the wings for spoiling the party).

Audio

Video

Song-Arre pyaar ka samay kam hai jahaan (Rampur Ka Laxman)(1972) Singers-Kishore Kumar, Lata, Rafi, Lyrics-Majrooh Sultanpuri, MD-R D Burman

Lyrics

arre pyaar ka samay kam hai jahaan
ladte hain log kaise wahaan
kyon mere yaar
maine bhi aaj
kya baat kahi de taali
arre pyaar ka samay kam hai jahaan
ladte hain log kaise wahaan
kyun mere yaar maine bhi aaj
kya baat kahi de taali

jo bhi kare pyaar
main uska yaar
ghalat mujhe na samajhna
main to yahaan
aaya hoon milan ke liye
main subah shaam sabka ghulaam
itna magar yaad rakhna
bura hoon main
bas dushman ke liye
ulfat ke jo pyaase ho tum
chaahat ka hoon mai nbhi sawaali
pyaar ka samay kam hai jahaan
ladte hain log kaise waha
kyon mere yar maine bhi aaj
kya baat kahi de taali

abhi ye sama hai meharbaan
jhoom ke jeele deewaane
kaisi ee haaye mastaani raat hai ae
zindagi ka lele maza
phir kya ho kaun jaane
bhaai mere ae
kuchh na tere haath hai
do char pal lehraake chal
hai zindagi kab rukne waali
pyaar ka samay kam hai jahaan
ladte hain log kaise wahaan
kyun mere yaar maine bhi aaj
kya baat kahi de taali

khel hansi aadat meri
chup rehna main na jaanoon
maine yahi ab tak jaana nahin
tum bhi mere
tum bhi mere
sabko apna hi maanoon
par ye dil sabka deewaana nahin
aur jispe hai deewaana dil
uski ada sabse niraali
pyaar ka samya kam hai jahaan
ladte hain log kaise wahaan
kyun mere yaar maine bhi aaj
kya baat kahi de taali


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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#The Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # 98#
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Today 24th July 2020 is the eighty-third birth anniversary of actor, producer, director, writer and lyricist Manoj Kumar. He was born as Harikishan Giri Goswami on 24th July 1937 in Abbottabad (then in North-West frontier province of British India and now in Pakistan).

On this occasion here is a song from the ‘1977’ movie ‘Shirdi Ke Sai Baba’.

My discussion on ‘songs of seventies that brings back memories’ and songs those are purely ‘nostalgic’ for me is incomplete unless I discuss this song here on the blog. I was longing to see this song on the blog ever since I start as a ‘lyrics contributor’ to this blog.

In my growing years this song ‘Shirdi waale Sai baba aaya tere dar pe sawaali’ qas a hugely poppular song. There were other Sai Baba related songs too that were frequently heard on loudspeakers and on radio. This song from ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’ and today’s song from ‘Shirdi Ke Sai Baba’ came in the same year i.e. ‘1977’.
(The above song from ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’ has already been posted on the blog.)

Both songs have the voice of Rafi Saab and his singing made both these songs more divine and soulful.

‘Shirdi Ke Sai Baba’ was directed by Ashok Bhushan for ‘Sai Shyam Movies’. It was presented by Manoj Kumar and Sai devotees. And the movie was produced by ‘Sarla Charities Trust’.

Pandurang Dixit was the was co-director and production controller of this movie.

Anil Ahuja and Diwan Arora were the chief assistant directors of this movie.

It had Sudheer Dalavi as ‘Sai Baba’, with Manmohan Krishna, Shrikant Moghe, Raj Mehra, B.M. Vyas, Birbal, Preetam Beli, Chanda, Vatsala Deshkmukh, Ratnamala, Suman Dharmadhikari, Jyotsana Kirpekar, Bhavna, Nazeer Kashmiri, C.S. Dubey, Master Titu, Master Raju. It also had Usha Chavan, ‘Laxman’ Chawla, Kumari Mahalaxami and Sai devotees in special appearance. And also making special appearance in the movie were Rajendra Kumar, Prem Nath, Hema Malini, Shagtrughan Sinha and Manoj Kumar, Madan Puri, Sachin, Kishan Dhawan, Paintal, Dheeraj, Satish, Kuljeet.

This movie was based on Govindrao Dabholkar’s ‘Sri Sai Satcharitra’ and experiences of devotees of Saibaba. Screenplay and dialogues of this movie were written by Manoj Kumar.

Dev Kishan wrote the story of this movie and was also the associate writer of this movie. Editing of this movie was done by V. V. Kamat. Audiography for this movie was done by Raghuvir Date while art direction was done by Kanu Desai. Special effects were by Dahyabhai.

This movie had nine songs in it written by Manoj Kumar, Pandurang Dixit and Dev Kishan. Music for this movie was composed by Pandurang Dixit. Mohd Rafi, Asha Bhonsle, Usha Mangeshkar, Jani Babu, Anoop Jalota, Anuradha and Dilraj Kaur had given their voices to the songs in this movie.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 28.02.1977.

I vaguely remember to have watched this movie with my younger brothers and cousins at Akola then. Also, I think the movie was given a ‘tax free’ status then.

Today’s song is sung by Mohd Rafi and Usha Mangeshkar and on the screen, it is lip synced by Shatrughan Sinha and Master Titu respectively. Also seen in the picturization of the song are Sudheer Dalavi and many others.

Music for this song is composed by Pandurang Dixit.

And lyrics of this song are written by the versatile Manoj Kumar. As a ‘lyricist’ he makes a debut on the blog today.

He has written lyrics for the songs in few other movies viz.’Kranti-1981’,’Kalaakaar-1983’, ‘Painter Babu-1983’, ‘Kalyug Aur Ramayan-1987’, ‘Clerk-1989’, ‘Santosh-1989’ etc. The list of songs written by him needs to be compiled and authenticated for presentation in details which we can do in future posts coming on the blog.

For ‘movie-goers’ and ‘movie-watchers’😊 who grow in the seventies the movies of Manoj Kumar always have a ‘special place’ and part of our ‘nostalgia’ of those beautiful years. And yes, we are going to have more write-ups on him coming on the blog in future. 😊

Today on his birth anniversary we wish Manoj Kumar a ‘very happy birthday’ and a healthy and peaceful life ahead …

Let us now listen to today’s beautiful song … I like this song very much and hope you will like it too. …


Song-Sainath tere hazaaron haath (Shirdi Ke Saibaba)(1977) Singers-Rafi, Usha Mangeshkar, Lyrics-Manoj Kumar, MD-Pandurang Dixit
Both
Sudhir Dalvi
chorus

Lyrics

Allah maalik hai

Tu hi fakeer
Tu hi hai raja
Tu hi hain Saain
Tu hi hain baba

Sainaath
Sainaath
Sainaath tere hazaaron haath
Sainaath tere hazaaron haath
Jis jisne tera naam liyaa aa aa
Jis jisne tera naam liyaa
Tu ho liyaa uske saath
Sainaath
Sainaath
Sainaath tere hazaaron haath
Sainaath tere hazaaron haath
Jis jisne tera naam liyaa aa aa
Jis jisne tera naam liyaa
Tu ho liyaa uske saath

Sainaath
Sainaath
Sainaath tere hazaaron haath
Sainaath tere hazaaron haath

I’t dekhoon to tu laage kanhaiyaa
U’t dekhoon to durgaa maiyaa
It dekhoon to
O o o o
I’t dekhoon to tu laage kanhaiyaa
U’t dekhoon to durgaa maiyaa

(chorus humming)

Naanak ki muskaan hain mukh par
Shaan-e-muhammad bhi hai mukh par
Shaan-e-muhammad bhi hai mukh par
Sainaath
Sainaath

Sainath tere hazaaron haath
Sainath tere hazaaron haath

Ram naam ki hain tu maalaa aa aa
Gautam waalaa tujhme ujaala
Aa aa aa aa aa aa
Ram naam ki hain tu maalaa
Gautam waalaa tujhme ujaala

(chorus humming)

Neem tere ki meethee Chhaya
Badley har choley ki kaayaa
Badley har
Choley ki kaayaa
Sainaath
Sainaath

Sainaath tere hazaaron haath
Sainaath tere hazaaron haath

Tera dar hai dayaa ka saagar
Sab majhab bharte hai gaagar
Tera dar hai ae ae ae ae ae
Tera dar hai dayaa ka saagar
Sab majhab bharte hain gaagar

(chorus humming)

Paawan paaras teri aag
Tera patthar kan kan raag
Tera patthar kan kan raag
Sainaath
Sainaath

Sainaath tere hazaaron haath
Sainaath tere ae hazaaron haath

Tera mandir sabkaa madinaa aa aa
Jo bhi aaye seekhe jeena aa
Aa aa aa aa
Aa aa aa aa

Tera mandir sabkaa madinaa
Jo bhi aaye seekhee jeena

(chorus humming)

Tu chaahe to tal jaye ghaat
Tu hi bholaa tu hi naath
Tu hi bholaa tu hi naath

Sainaath
Sainaath
Sainaath tere hazaaron haath
Sainaath tere hazaaron haath
Jis jisne tera naam liyaa aa aa
Jis jisne tera naam liyaa
Tu ho liyaa uske saath

Sainaath
Sainaath

Sainath tere hazaaron haath
Sainath tere hazaaron haath

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Devnagri script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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अल्लाह मालिक हैं

तू ही फ़कीर
तू ही है राजा
तू ही हैं साईं
तू ही हैं बाबा

साईनाथ
साईनाथ
साईनाथ तेरे हज़ारों हाथ
साईनाथ तेरे हज़ारों हाथ
जिस जिसने तेरा नाम लिया आ आ
जिस जिसने तेरा नाम लिया
तू हो लिया उसके साथ
साईनाथ
साईनाथ
साईनाथ तेरे हज़ारों हाथ
साईनाथ तेरे हज़ारों हाथ
जिस जिसने तेरा नाम लिया आ आ
जिस जिसने तेरा नाम लिया
तू हो लिया उसके साथ

साईनाथ
साईनाथ
साईनाथ तेरे हज़ारों हाथ
साईनाथ तेरे हज़ारों हाथ

इत देखूं तो तू लागे कन्हैय्या
उत देखूं तो दुर्गा मैय्या
इत देखूं तो ओ ओ ओ ओ ओ
इत देखूं तो तू लागे कन्हैय्या
उत देखूं तो दुर्गा मैय्या

(समूह स्वर के गुनगुनाने की आवाज़ )

नानक की मुस्कान हैं मुख पर
शान ए मुहम्मद भी है मुख पर
शान ए मुहम्मद भी है मुख पर
साईनाथ
साईनाथ

साईनाथ तेरे हज़ारों हाथ
साईनाथ तेरे हज़ारों हाथ

राम नाम की हैं तू माला आ आ
गौतम वाला तुझमे उजाला
आ आ आ आ आ आ
राम नाम की है तू माला आ आ
गौतम वाला तुझमे उजाला

(समूह स्वर के गुनगुनाने की आवाज़ )

नीम तेरे की मीठी छाया
बदले हर चोले की काया
बदले हर
चोले की काया आ
साईनाथ
साईनाथ

साईनाथ तेरे हज़ारों हाथ
साईनाथ तेरे हज़ारों हाथ

तेरा दर है दया का सागर
सब मजहब भरते है गागर
तेरा दर है ए ए ए ए ए
तेरा दर है दया का सागर
सब मजहब भरते है गागर

(समूह स्वर के गुनगुनाने की आवाज़ )

पावन पारस तेरी आग
तेरा पत्थर कण कण राग
तेरा पत्थर कण कण राग
साईनाथ
साईनाथ

साईनाथ तेरे हज़ारों हाथ
साईनाथ तेरे हज़ारों हाथ

तेरा मंदिर सब का मदीना आ आ
जो भी आये सीखे जीना आ
आ आ आ आ
आ आ आ आ

तेरा मंदिर सब का मदीना
जो भी आये सीखे जीना

(समूह स्वर के गुनगुनाने की आवाज़ )

तू चाहे तो टल जाए घात
तू ही भोला तू ही नाथ
तू ही भोला तू ही नाथ

साईनाथ
साईनाथ
साईनाथ तेरे हज़ारों हाथ
साईनाथ तेरे हज़ारों हाथ
जिस जिसने तेरा नाम लिया आ आ
जिस जिसने तेरा नाम लिया
तू हो लिया उसके साथ
साईनाथ
साईनाथ
साईनाथ तेरे हज़ारों हाथ
साईनाथ तेरे हज़ारों हाथ


This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

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Four films in his debut year. An accomplishment that is not claimed by many other music directors. The year – 1966. And the films – ‘Thakur Jarnail Singh’, ‘Smuggler’, ‘Shera Daku’ and ‘Husn Aur Ishq’. And a sampler of hits from these films – the all time favorite “Hum Tere Bin Jee Na Sakenge Sanam”; the timeless Rafi Sb – Suman Kalyanour duet “Hum Jahaan Hai Wo Maqaam Husn Aur Ishq Hai”; the lilting Mukesh solo “Ae Mere Dil Teri Manzil”; the haunting Lata solo “Intezaar Ka Aalam, Tanhaai Aur Hum”; the racy cabaret number by Lata – “Dil Ka Lagaana Is Duniya Mein”. Songs all made memorable by the lilting tunes mixed with wonderful rhythm and orchestration – the music coming from the mind of Ganesh Prasad Sharma.

Remembering music director Ganesh – he passed away on 28th March, 2000. He was 58.

Ganesh Prasad Sharma, son of the venerable Ram Prasad Sharma, came on to the film scene in early 1960s, working along with the music director duo of Laxmikant Pyaarelal. He was the younger brother of Pyaarelal. His work accompanying his elder brother as and arranger and orchestration expert. As the word got around about his talent, and his ability to create attractive rhythm and orchestration arrangements, and by the middle of the decade he started getting assignments as independent music directors. The rush of assignments was such that he had to turn down some offers, right at the beginning of his career.

Over the years, however, despite creating some very wonderful music for films, his career did not really develop much beyond the initial euphoria. Around mid 1970s, after having composed music for almost 25 films, his career simply faded away. The general opinion is that Ganesh could not get away from the shadow of the more illustrious and successful team of Laxmi-Pyaare. Since he continued to work with L-P also, the quality and characteristics of the music of his own independent films never really stood out as distinct. The similarity between the two threads of music did not allow him to create a truly independent identity for himself.

Today, I present a duet song from the 1973 film ‘Ek Naari Do Roop’. The film is remembered for the iconic favorite in Rafi Sb’s voice – “Dil Ka Soona Saaz Taraana Dhoondega”. The film is produced by the famous BR Ishara under the banner of Co-Operative Pictures, Bombay, and is directed by Madhusudan. The cast of actors is listed as Shatrughan Sinha, Rashmi Dhawan, Mehmood (Junior), Iftekhar, Madan Puri, Nadira, Roopesh Kumar, Malika, Chaman Puri, Honey Chhaya, Sapru, Lalita Kumari, Maruti, Kaajal, Rajni, Moolchand, Qureshi, Ranveer Raj, Subhash, Master Sheru, Master Ratan, and Master Chiku, with a guest appearance by Asha Sachdev.

The film has five songs listed. Four of these songs are already showcased on our blog. Today we bring on board the fifth and final song of this film. The song is penned by Naqsh Lyallpuri. The singing voices are of Asha Bhosle and Kishore Kumar. On screen, the song is performed by Shatrughan Sinha and Rashmi Dhawan. The name Rashmi Dhawan is not very familiar as a heroine. Her name can be seen in just one more film ‘Mann Tera Tan Mera’ from 1971, which is also produced by BR Ishara. She had a side role in that film – the lead pair is listed as Anil Dhawan and Rehana Sultana. So apparently, ‘Ek Naari Do Roop’ is the only film of this actress as the heroine.

The song is picturised as a love song, with the protagonists expressing their feelings of first love for each other, in a beach scenario. Shatrughan has a very trim and fresh look in this film,

The post also rings in the Yippeee status for this film. The earlier four songs of this film have appeared in the blog as follows.

S.No.

Song Title Film Year Post No,

Post Date

1 Dil Ka Soona Saaz Taraana Dhoondhega Ek Naari Do Roop 1973 13 31-Jul-08
2 Mere Mann Pawan Sang Udd Chal Ek Naari Do Roop 1973 7771 28-Mar-13
3 Zindagi Mein Sada Muskuraate Raho Ek Naari Do Roop 1973 14830 8-Jan-19
4 Ham Hi Jaanen Ek Torey Manwa Ki Peer Ek Naari Do Roop 1973 15028 14-May-19

A very interesting thing to note here. The first song of this film, posted as far back as on 31st July, 2008, is the first teen song of our blog. And the film is the first teen film. What I mean is that this film made its debut as the 13th song on the blog, and also that it is the 13th film to appear on the blog. 🙂

And further, those were the days when the blog was still following ‘song-a-day’ convention. So it was also the 13th day for the blog. 🙂

Song – Tum Samjho To Achha Hai, Main Bolun To Kya Bolun (Ek Naari Do Roop) (1973) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Kishore Kumar, Lyrics – Naqsh Lyallpuri, MD – Ganesh
Asha Bhosle + Kishore Kumar

Lyrics

hmmmm hmmmm hmmm
hmmm hmmm
hmmm hmmmmmm
aa ha ha ha ha

arey
chup kyon ho gayi
gaao naa

na
na
na
na
oohn hoon

tum samjho
to achha hai
main bolun
to kya bolun
tum samjho to achha hai
main bolun to kya bolun
bolo bolo bolo bolo bolo
tum se hi jawaani hai
ye duniya suhaani hai
meri jaan
tum ye kya jaano

kya keh rahin hain aap

tum samjho to achha hai
main bolun to kya bolun
arey tum samjho to achha hai
main bolun to kya bolun

ho ke dewwana main kaise luta
dil se mere tum ye poochho zara
ho ke dewwana main kaise luta
dil se mere tum ye poochho zara
kehta hai ye mera dil
meri hai yahi manzil
meri jaan tum ye kya jaano
tum bolo to achha ha
main bolun. . .
na na na
tum samjho to achha hai

dekha jo tumko ae mere sanam
meri jawaani ke behke kadam
oy hoy
dekha jo tumko ae mere sanam
meri jawaani ke behke kadam
pehle bhi mila saawan
bheega bhi nahin daaman
meri jaan tum ye kya jaano
tum samjho to achha hai
na
tum bolo to achha ha
main bolun to kya bolun

baahon mein le lo ye mehka badan
tum ho meri tumko jaane chaman
baahon mein le lo ye mehka badan
tum ho meri tumko jaane chaman
chheena hai
hazaaron se
maanga hai
bahaaron se
meri jaan tum ye kya jaano
tum bolo to achha ha
main bolun to kya bolun
bolo
bolo bolo bolo bolo bolo bolo
tum se hi jawaani hai
ye duniya suhaani hai
meri jaan
tum ye kya jaano

kya keh rahin hain aap
tum bolo to achha ha
main bolun to kya bolun

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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हम्ममम हम्ममम हम्मम
हम्मम हम्मम
हम्मम हम्ममममम
आ हा हा हा हा

अरे चुप क्यों गईं
गाओ ना

ना
ना
ना
ना
ऊँ हूँ

तुम समझो
तो अच्छा है
मैं बोलूँ
तो क्या बोलूँ
तुम समझो तो अच्छा है
मैं बोलूँ तो क्या बोलूँ
बोलो बोलो बोलो बोलो बोलो
तुमसे ही जवानी है
ये दुनिया सुहानी है
मेरी जाँ
तुम ये क्या जानो

क्या कह रहीं हैं आप

तुम समझो तो अच्छा है
मैं बोलूँ तो क्या बोलूँ
अरे तुम समझो तो अच्छा है
मैं बोलूँ तो क्या बोलूँ

हो के दीवाना मैं कैसे लुटा
दिल से मेरे तुम ये पूछो ज़रा
हो के दीवाना मैं कैसे लुटा
दिल से मेरे तुम ये पूछो ज़रा
कहता है ये मेरा दिल
मेरी है यही मंज़िल
मेरी जाँ तुम ये क्या जानो
तुम बोलो तो अच्छा है
मैं बोलूँ॰ ॰ ॰
ना ना ना
तुम समझो तो अच्छा है

देखा जो तुमको ए मेरे सनम
मेरी जवानी के बहके कदम
ओय होय
देखा जो तुमको ए मेरे सनम
मेरी जवानी के बहके कदम
पहले भी मिला सावन
भीगा भी नहीं दामन
मेरी जाँ तुम ये क्या जानो
तुम समझो तो अच्छा है
ना
तुम बोलो तो अच्छा है
मैं बोलूँ तो क्या बोलूँ

बाहों में ले लो ये महका बदन
तुम हो मेरी तुमको जाने चमन
बाहों में ले लो ये महका बदन
तुम हो मेरी तुमको जाने चमन
छीना है
हजारों से
मांगा है
बहारों से
मेरी जाँ तुम ये क्या जानो
तुम बोलो तो अच्छा है
मैं बोलूँ तो क्या बोलूँ
बोलो
बोलो बोलो बोलो बोलो बोलो बोलो
तुमसे ही जवानी है
ये दुनिया सुहानी है
मेरी जाँ
तुम ये क्या जानो

क्या कह रहे हैं आप

तुम बोलो तो अच्छा है
मैं बोलूँ तो क्या बोलूँ


This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

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Ah so, another station that we reach. Not especially for the blog, but a pervasive tradition. Ringing out an old temporal symbol, and ringing in a new one. On the astronomical scale, this celebration does not mean anything specific. Like any other measure of time, like any other day closing and like any other day initiating. But for the human spirit – it seeks celebration, in whatever. An arbitrary spike in the ground and one can endlessly argue that this very point is the center of the earth. Ah well, how does it matter. Let us celebrate.

Coming to think of it, the celebration is phasing, crossing over into every time zone, as the midnight hour passes across the latitudes. So even this is not unique to the entire earth. We have a message on WA group few minutes back, from Peevesie’s Mom – checking whether any Atulite is in Japan or Auckland. In fact by the time we reach the midnight hour in India, eight full time zones have already crossed into the next annuity, and the celebrations are already on, the earliest one being about 8/9 hours old already. As I write these lines, Auckland is already at 6:15 am in the first day of the New Year. (Time check – it is 10:45 as I type this sentence). And once we in India cross over into 2020, it will still take another 18 hours for the midnight to reach the western edge of the International Date Line. Those who celebrate with a drink, I am sure, will not mind to have drink for every passage of a time zone crossing the midnight. 🙂 🙂

The time flows, as is, all the time. Another milestone, another celebration passes by. The revelry lasts for some time, maybe a few hours, and then the world gets back to its grinding routine. Some working places may be enjoying a holiday. Many more will not be – they will be working. I do personally know some people who prefer not to start a new year with a holiday. Inauspicious, they say.

The tradition continues. The Hindi film song community is probably not going to run out of celebration songs. New ones are being created every year, and yes, there still are decades that we have not explored as yet. Many celebration songs of all types are awaiting discovery, and a chance to be put on to our blog. The song in this post is from the 1980s – yes one of the earliest decades that we generally avoid, sticking to the 1960s and prior to find songs for posting. That is where our comfort zone is, that is where our preferences lie. A reflection of what we hear in our formative years, maybe. Newer generations will have their own baseline benchmarks. Ah well.

Our dear Prakash ji – he is so prolific is browsing and searching for event specific songs. At every anniversary and every occasion to celebrate, Atul ji and I keep getting reminder emails from him, telling us about earlier songs that he has sent in, and we have not been able to post. Sometimes these reminders have kept ringing for three – four – five years.

Today’s new year song sent in by him is from the 1985 film ‘Telephone’ – a film that I am not familiar at all with. But surely a new discovery I make as I sat through the video of this song. I got to see a different side of Deepti Naval. Her image is built around films like ‘Ek Baar Phir’ (1980), ‘Chasm e Baddoor’ (1981), ‘Saath Saath’ (1982), ‘Angoor’ (1982) and ‘Katha’ (1983). Maybe that was the time as I was phasing out of watching the newer crop of films.

The song is in the voice of Asha Bhosle. It is a lyricist-MD song with Rajesh Roshan playing both the songwriter and music director roles. Of course, it is a party song, with a lot of actors visible in the clip. The song is being lip synced by Deepti Naval and Leena Das, with the latter providing the more provocative masala performance. Then we have Marc Zuber, Yunus Parvez, Prem Chopra and Shatrughan Sinha appearing. As per Prakash ji,the dancer Shirley is also part of the dancing troupe in this song.

Wishing all readers and their families, a very very happy 2020.  Stay healhty, stay blessed.

 

Song – Assalaam-aile-Qum, Saal Mubaarak Ho  (Telephone) (1986) Singers – Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Rajesh Roshan, MD – Rajesh Roshan
Chorus

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

nineteen 
eighty …eeeee
three…..eee…ee…eeeee

nineteen eighty three (aaa…aaaa)
nineteen eighty three (aaa…aaaa)
nineteen eighty 
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty three…..eeeee…eeeee

assalaam allaikkumm
aa saal mubarak ho o
ek nayi shaam ho o o
ek naya saveraa ho
nineteen eighty three (aa…aa)
nineteen eighty three (aa…aa)
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty three….eeeeee
assalaam allaikkumm
aaa saal mubarak ho o
ek nayi shaam ho o
ek naya saveraa ho

[laughter]

aaaa….aaa…..aaaaa….aaa
aaaa….aaa…..aaaaa
aaaa….aaa…..aaaaa…aaaaa

tere mere jo dil ik honge
sapne hamaare sach honge
khoyee khoyee hui raahon mein
manzilon ke chinnh honge 
aaaaaaaaaaaa…..aaaa…..aaaaa….aaaaa
tere mere jo dil ik honge
sapne hamaare sach honge
khoyee khoyee hui raahon mein
manzilon ke chinnh honge 

[dialogue]

nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty three…eeeeee

ho o o 
assalaam allaikkum 
aa saal mubarak ho
ek nayi shaam ho o
ek naya saveraa ho

dheem theem dhaaginn thirkitta too naa
thaa thaa dhaginn thirikitta dhinnaaa

kaanton ki pagdandi par bhi
phoolon ke hanste dagar honge
na kabhi dekha na suna aisa
mele mein jashan balam hongein
aaaa…aaaa…aaaaaaaa…aaaa….aaaaa
kaanton ki pagdandi par bhi
phoolon ke hanste dagar honge
na kabhi dekha na suna aisa
mele mein jashan balam hongein
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty three…..eeee
o o o
assaallaam allaikkum
aa saal mubaarak ho o
ek nayi shaam ho o
ek naya saveraa ho

parappaa pappa pappa  rapappa
parappa pappa pappa
parapappaaaaaa
parappaa pappa  parappa pappa 
parapappaaaaaa

[dialogues]

raat toofani chali aayi to
kashti hamaari sang dolegi
maajhi ke sur par geeton par
subah ke pehli kiran hogi
aaaaaaaa……aaaaaaaaaa…aaa….aaaa
raat toofani chali aayi to
kashti hamaari sang dolegi
maajhi ke sur par geeton par
subah ke pehli kiran hogi
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty three…………..eeeeeee

ho o o
assaallaam allaikkum
ahha saal mubaarak ho o
ek nayi shaam ho o
ek naya saveraa ho
nineteen eighty three (aa..aaaaaa)
nineteen eighty three (aa..aaaa)
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty three

[laughter]


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

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Songs Repeated in Hindi Films – 14
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An iconic song from 1965 – absoute gem, absolutely unforgettable. “Kaanton Se Kheench Ke Ye Aanchal. . . Aaj Phir Jeene Ki Tamanna Hai” from the 1965 film ‘Guide’. Created by the greats of that era – Shailendra, SD Burman and Lata Mangeshkar. And coming from a film directed by Vijay Anand, one is assured that the picturization would be superlative, which it surely is. The song continues to sustain its beauty even after more than five decades. It is such a genuine treat both visually and aurally.

Eighteen years after this song came into being, it was used again in the 1983 film ‘Qayaamat’. This film is one of the plethora of crime-and-punishment films that crowded the screens during the 1980s and 90s. The main roles are played by Dharmendra, Shatrughan Sinha, Smita Patil, Jayaprada and Poonam Dhillon. Dharmendra and Shatrughan Sinha are close friends. But there is a falling out in their friendship, when Dharmendra is sent to jail, and he holds his police officer friend responsible for it. On returning from jail, he seeks to avenge himself for something that he considers as injustice meted out to him.

I have not seen the film and so will not be able to comment on the sequencing of this song within the storyline. Apparently, Jayaparada is the love interest of Dharmendra, and she appears in flashback in the movie. So there is some tragedy also related here. The occasion for the song is the birthday party of Shatrughan Sinha. Dharmendra is calling on a phone line to greet his friend. He finds out that Smita is about to sing a song at the party. He requests his friend to keep the phone line open so that he can listen. Then the song starts. It starts in the party, and almost immediately Dharmendra rewinds to the past where he sees Jayaprada singing in a very picturesque hillside setting. Rest of the song plays out in this flashback, returning to the party just moments before it ends.

Personally speaking, the song and its theme does not seem to fit into the birthday setting or even the hillside flashback interlude. It seems like force fitted, and completely out of place. But then that is just me.

The song has been reused in its original form. It is not re-recorded. So we get to enjoy the original audio, picturized on a different set of actors, in a different setting.

This song was identified and suggested by our dear Satyajit Rajurkar ji, for inclusion in this series. Thanks Satyajit ji.

 

Song – Aaj Phir Jeene Ki Tamanna Hai  (Qayaamat) (1983) Singers – Lata Mangeshkar, Lyrics – Shailendra, MD – SD Burman

Lyrics

ho o o
kaanton se kheench ke ye aanchal

tod ke bandhan baandhi paayal
ho o
koi na roko dil ki udaan ko
dil wo chalaa
aa aa aa aa aa aa
aaj phir jeene ki tamannaa hai
aaj phir marne kaa iraadaa hai
aaj phir jeene ki tamannaa hai
aaj phir marne kaa iraadaa hai

apne hi bas mein nahin main
dil hai kahin to hoon kahin main
ho o o
apne hi bas mein nahin main
dil hai kahin to hoon kahin main
ho o o
jaane kya paake meri zindagi ne
hans kar kaha
haa haa haa aa ha aa
aaj phir jeene ki tamannaa hai
aaj phir marne kaa iraadaa hai
aaj phir jeene ki tamannaa hai
aaj phir marne kaa iraadaa hai

main hoon gubaar yaa toofaan hoon
koi bataaye main kahaan hoon
ho o o
main hoon gubaar yaa toofaan hoon
ko
i bataaye main kahaan hoon
ho o o
dar hai safar mein kahin kho na jaaun main
rastaa nayaa
a a aa aa aa aa
aaj phir jeene ki tamannaa hai
aaj phir marne kaa iraadaa hai
aaj phir jeene ki tamannaa hai
aaj phir marne kaa iraadaa hai

kal ke andheron se nikal ke
dekha hai aankhen malte malte
ho o o
kal ke andheron se nikal ke
dekha hai aankhen malte malte
ho o o
phool hi phool zindagi bahaar hai
tay kar liyaa
a a aa aa aa aa
aaj phir jeene ki tamannaa hai
aaj phir marne kaa iraadaa hai
aaj phir jeene ki tamannaa hai
aaj phir marne kaa iraadaa hai

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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हो ओ ओ
काँटों से खींच के ये आँचल
तोड़ के बंधन बांधी पायल
हो ओ
कोई न रोको दिल की उड़ान को
दिल वो चला
आ आ आ आ आ आ

आज फिर जीने की तमन्ना है
आज फिर मरने का इरादा है
आज फिर जीने की तमन्ना है
आज फिर मरने का इरादा है

अपने ही बस में नहीं मैं
दिल है कहीं तो हूँ कहीं मैं
हो ओ ओ
अपने ही बस में नहीं मैं
दिल है कहीं तो हूँ कहीं मैं
हो ओ ओ
जाने क्या पा के मेरी ज़िंदगी ने
हंस कर कहा
हा हा हा आ हा आ
आज फिर जीने की तमन्ना है
आज फिर मरने का इरादा है
आज फिर जीने की तमन्ना है
आज फिर मरने का इरादा है

मैं हूँ गुबार या तूफाँ हूँ
कोई बताए मैं कहाँ हूँ
हो ओ ओ
मैं हूँ गुबार या तूफाँ हूँ
कोई बताए मैं कहाँ हूँ
हो ओ ओ
डर है सफर में कहीं खो ना जाऊँ मैं
रस्ता नया
आ आ आ आ आ आ
आज फिर जीने की तमन्ना है
आज फिर मरने का इरादा है
आज फिर जीने की तमन्ना है
आज फिर मरने का इरादा है

कल के अँधेरों से निकल के
देखा है आँखें मलते मलते
हो ओ ओ
कल के अँधेरों से निकल के
देखा है आँखें मलते मलते
हो ओ ओ
फूल ही फूल ज़िंदगी बहार है
तय कर लिया
आ आ आ आ आ आ
आज फिर जीने की तमन्ना है
आज फिर मरने का इरादा है
आज फिर जीने की तमन्ना है
आज फिर मरने का इरादा है


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

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2009-19) – Song No. 48
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Today’s song is from the 1973 movie ‘Heeraa’ which made its debut on the blog on 10th Oct’2009.

Other movies represented on the blog on that day were as follows;
(Movies represented on the blog on 10.10.2009 (in descending order);

Song Movie title-Year Remarks
Tujh sang preet lagaayi sajnaa ho raamaa Kaamchor-1982 All Songs covered in the blog
Apne pyaar ke sapne sach huye Barsaat Ki Ek Raat-1981 03 of 05 songs covered
Main tujhse milne aayi mandir jaane ke bahaane Heera-1973 03 of 05 songs covered
Arre yaar meri tum bhi ho ghazab Teen Deviyaan-1965 All Songs covered in the blog

Kashtiyaan sab ki kinaare pe pahunch jaati hain,
Naakuda jinka nahin,
Unka khuda hota hain”

Those lines played in the background with the ‘logo’ of Sultan Productions the home production of Producer and director Sultan Ahmed.

That also reminds us of the other production houses’ logos and some of them which played some famous lines and that was also one of the thrilling experiences of watching movies in the seventies.

‘Heera’ or ‘Heeraa-1973’ was directed by Sultan Ahmed and it was his home production.

It had Sunil Dutt, Asha Parekh, Farida Jalal, Shatrughan Sinha, Helen, Kanhaiyyalal, Anwar Hussain, Nazir Hussain, Sulochana, Mukri, Randhir, Tabassum, Tuntun, Mumtaz Begam, B.B. Bhalla, Polsan, Renuka, Keshav Rana, Abhimanyu Sharma, Jankidas, Master Raju, Pahalwan, Habib, Mac Mohan, Maqbool, Bam Lahiri, Abhimanyu Sharma, Master Rajoo and many others.
Faryal, Asha Potdar, Shyam Kumar, Satyendra Kappu make a friendly appearance in this movie.
The movie also introduced a sheep ‘Kaptaan’.

Story of this movie was written by K.B. Pathak. Dialogues were written by Wajahat Mirza. Wajahat Mirza also shared the screenplay writing K.B. Pathak and Sultan Ahmed. Editing of this movie was done by M.S. Shinde.

Lata Mangeshkar, Mohd Rafi, Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle, Usha Khanna and Mukri gave their voices to the songs in this movie.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 23.10.1973.

HFGK Vol-V (1971-1980) listed six songs on the movie page for this movie, it was however corrected in the addenda that the first song in the list, is actually only few lines of the first song in the movie ‘ek chhokariya beech bajariya’ , and thus reducing the total number of songs of this movie to five.

This song ‘ek chhokariya beech bajariya’ was presented on the blog by our Respected Arun ji and he also had mentioned in brief about this movie and its story. (Wherein only one correction is required that the villain Balwant (Shatrughan Sinha) is not arrested b the police in the end of this movie, but he gets killed during the encounter with Heera (Sunil Dutt) and the Police).

I have vague memories of watching this movie either with my Father or my Uncle. And I must be around five or six years old then. After that I have never watched this movie again.

But I always have the nostalgia with me for the song ‘main tujhse milne aayi mandir jaane ke bahaane’ from this movie. I remember this song was very popular then and was frequently played on loud speakers. (however, none of the songs from this movie made it to the annual list of ‘Binaca Geetmala’ of that year). Other than this song the nostalgia related with this movie that I always carried was ‘the daaku, the horses and the guns and the ‘khandahars’ 🙂

Other than the two songs mentioned above the other song which one can remember after listening to it is ‘Jai Ambe Jagdambe Maa Jai Ambe Jagdambe’ which was also heard, may be during ‘Durga Pooja’ festivals only.

And these three songs mentioned above are the three songs from this movie which have been posted in the blog so far.

One can find the today’s song also heard on radio in those days, but I think it was not much popular and forgotten easily thereafter. However this can remind us of the many this type of songs in other movies 😊

Music for this movie was composed by Kalyanji-Anandji, while two lyricists wrote the songs for this movie, Indeewar three songs and Anjaan two songs.

Today’s song is written by Anjaan and sung by Lata Mangeshkar. On screen it is performed by Asha Parekh.

Asha Parekh recently celebrated her 77th birth anniversary on this 2nd October. (She was born on 2nd October 1942). We belatedly wish her a very healthy and peaceful life ahead.

This song happens to be a song in the ‘villain’s den’ where Asha Parekh and her Father Kanhaiyyalal are hostages after Balwant (Shatrughan Sinha) has abducted them. And he forces Asha Devi (Asha Parekh) to dance in his den …

‘le baandh le ye ghunghroo… aur aisaa naach ke aaj saari sabhaa mein aag lag jaaye’

Naach …

And that is why this song …

Let us now enjoy this song sung by Lata Mangeshkar and composed by Kalyanji-Anandji.


Song-Aaj naachoon aise ke aag lag jaaye (Heera)(1973) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Anjaan, MD-Kalyanji Anandji

Lyrics

aaj naachoon aise ke aag lag jaaye
aaj naachoon aise ke aag lag jaaye
aag lage aisi ke bujhne naa paaye ae
bujhne naa paaye
aaj naachoon aise ke aag lag jaaye
aaj naachoon aise ke aag lag jaaye
aag lage aisi ke bujhne naa paaye ae
bujhne naa paaye

O deewaane tu sun
meri paayal ki dhun
iski jhankaar mein maut ka raag hai
ho koi sangedil
khaaq mein jaaye mil
aaj ghunghroo ke bolon mein wo aag hai
jaa re jaa aa
jaa re jaa
jaa re jaa aa
mujhe aise tu dekhen kyun
aankh jo milaaun to aag lag jaaye
aankh jo milaaun to aag lag jaaye ae
aag lage aisi ke bujhne naa paaye ae
bujhne naa paaye

kar naa ghaayal mujhe
rang degaa tujhe
har lahu ka jo katraa giregaa yahaan
zulm itnaa na kar
yoon naa hadd se guzar
tu agar hai zameen to koi aasmaan
jaa re jaa aa
jaa re jaa
jaa re jaa aa
dekho mujhko na chhoona yoon
haath naa lagaa tu
ke aag lag jaaye
haath naa lagaa tu
ke aag lag jaaye ae
aag lage aisi ke bujhne na paaye ae
bujhne na paaye …

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Devnagri Script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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आज नाचूँ ऐसे के आग लग जाए
आज नाचूँ ऐसे के आग लग जाए
आग लगे ऐसी के बुझने ना पाए ए
बुझने ना पाए
आज नाचूँ ऐसे के आग लग जाए
आज नाचूँ ऐसे के आग लग जाए
आग लगे ऐसी के बुझने ना पाए ए
बुझने ना पाए

ओ दिवाने तू सुन
मेरी पायल की धुन
इसकी झंकार में मौत का राग है
हो कोई संगदिल
खाक में जाए मिल
आज घुंघरू के बोलों में वो आग है
जा रे जा आ
जा रे जा
जा रे जा आ
मुझे ऐसे तू देखें क्यूँ
आँख जो मिलाऊं तो आग लग जाए
आँख जो मिलाऊं तो आग लग जाए ए
आग लगे ऐसी के बुझने ना पाए ए
बुझने ना पाए

कर ना घायल मुझे
रंग देगा तुझे
हर लहू का जो कतरा गिरेगा यहाँ
ज़ुल्म इतना ना कर
यूं ना हद से गुज़र
तू अगर है ज़मीन तो कोई आसमान
जा रे जा आ
जा रे जा
जा रे जा आ
देखो मुझको ना छूना यूं
हाथ ना लगा तू के आग लग जाए
हाथ ना लगा तू के आग लग जाए ए
आग लगे ऐसी के बुझने ना पाए ए
बुझने ना पाए … … …


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Hullo To all in Atuldom

A very happy Janmashtami or Gokulashtami or Sri Krishna Jayanthi as it is called in the various parts of the country. It is celebrated with a lot of prasads, bhajans and jagrans (in some regions). Jagran means keeping awake. The thought behind this is that Lord Krishna was born in the dead of the night so the devotees keep vigil till that hour. As per mythology it was raining heavily at the time of the Lord’s birth and most of the country is having a good monsoon at this point.

The Srimad Bhagwat Puraan says- at birth the Lord was transported, hidden inside a basket by his father Vasudev, to the house of Nand in Gokul, across a swollen Yamuna. (As if in anticipation of the lord there is a flood alert along the banks of the river Yamuna this year.) The Lord grew up in the loving care of Nand and his wife Yashoda. His baal-leelas (playful pastimes as a child) are described in the 10th Canto of the Srimad Bhagwat Puraan. One of the acts described in great detail is ‘maakhan chori‘ – how the lord Loved to reach out to the pots of curds, milk and butter that used to be hung up in the kitchens of Gokul.

Today’s song shows the day 2 of the Janmashtami / Gokulashtami celebrations that is very common in western India. It is from the 1979 Rajkumar Kohli directed Sunil Dutt- Reena Roy- Bindiya Goswami- Shatrughan Sinha starrer ‘Muqaabla’. It has songs penned by Verma Malik with Laxmi-Pyare as the music directors.  Asha Bhonsle, Kishore Kumar, Anwar, Mahendra Kapoor and Mohd. Rafi are the playback singers used in the movie. The movie was a typical romantic, masaala movie where Sunil Dutt and Shatru play gang leaders. I vaguely remember having seen it, possibly on television, and by the time I discovered it half the movie was over.

But here is the gist as given on IMDB.com:

Sheru (Shatrughan Sinha) and Vicky (Sunil Dutt) are two gang leaders. After a series of complications and mishaps both realize that they will be better off being friends and helping the poor and needy. They also fall in love with two separate women, one of them is Lacho (Reena Roy). When these two turn good guys, the bad guy’s leader Banwanri (Ranjeet) gets angry and vengeful. Fortunately, our two heroes get support from a honest police inspector (Premnath). Then Sheru finds out that Lacho really loves Vicky and his son, this embittered them both against each other. And the two again resume their old rivalry and hatred for each other.

As I said earlier, Janmashtami celebrations continue on to the second day in many parts of India. There are street corner scenes where in pots of goodies along with dahi are tied high up. Groups of youngsters make an attempt at breaking the pots, by making human pyramids and emulating Krishna’s habit of breaking pots which were tied up in the kitchens of yore.

In my younger days (there, I let the cat out of the bag, that I am not so young now though I like to think that I am still a bachcha 🙂 ) we used to have dahi-handi in our apartment complex between the two wings of flats. They used to be tied at a height of 1st floor. We needed a pyramid of three tiers to reach the handi. It was a very simple joyful day. Then as time went by, as in other spheres of life, commercialization set in the dahi-handi festival began to be conducted with prize money attached to the ropes of dahi-handi. This has further grown to the extent that there is this chowk (crossroad intersection) in Thane where the competition is held and the whole road is out of bounds for traffic for the day. And groups of youth practice for months on end to make pyramids which have seven or eight layers. There are numerous cases of people falling and breaking their limbs.  Lately there are also all girl groups in the contest. It is telecast live on all Marathi TV channels and makes for good viewing.

Dahi-handi was made popular in Hindi cinema by Shammi Kapoor in ‘Bluffmaster’ (1965) – the original “Govinda Aala Re, Aala, Zara Matki Sambhaal Brijbaala“.  Various heroes have copied him in subsequent years. In today’s song, we have Shatrughan Sinha and Sunil Dutt have a go at the handi along with Manmohan (in red shirt) and others who are not clear in this video. (A few years back Sonakshi Sinha also had a Govinda song to her name). The song is written by Verma Malik and Laxmikant Pyarelal are the music directors. Mohd Rafi and Kishore Kumar are the playback singers.  I couldn’t stop my smile when I saw Sunil Dutt dancing. Don’t know who the dance master was who gave him steps that were uncharacteristic of Duttsaab. Then Dr. Shreeram Lagoo enters the scene as the advisor of peace and I was desperately trying to recognize the actor in the light brown shirt with a head band who was trying to raise bets on who will break the handi. The finale of the song is the whole pyramid collapsing when this actor pokes a pin into the feet of one of the govindas (that is what the boys in the pyramid are called)

Govinda Aala Re!!!!

Song – Teen Batti Waala, Ae Govinda Aala  (Muqaabla) (1979) Singer -Mohammed Rafi, Kishore Kumar, Lyrics – Verma Malik, MD – Laxmikant Pyaarelal
Chorus

Lyrics (Provided by Prakashchandra)

teen batti waala
ae govinda aala
ae teen batti waala
he govinda aala
govinda govinda govinda
he govinda govinda govinda
rassi pe latki mitti ki matki
matki mein maal masaala
govinda
govinda
govinda teen batti waala
dekho matki phodne aala re aala

he laal patti waala
govinda aala
he laal patti waala
he govinda aala
govinda govinda govinda
he govinda govinda govinda
oopar latak ke niche patak ke
loot lo maal masaala
govinda
govinda
govinda lal patti waala
apni sena ko lekar aala re aala

baandh kataare daal do ghera
is matki par haq hai mera
baandh kataare daal do ghera
is matki par haq hai mera
sar koi uthaaye
sar ko jhuka do
haath uthe to
haath uda do
haathon ke tote ud jaayenge
hum se jo pad gaya paala
govinda
govinda
govinda teen batti wala
dekho matki phodne aala re aala

naam mera duniya pehchaane
bachcha bachcha mujhko jaane
naam mera duniya pehchaane
bachcha bachcha mujhko jaane
kadam uthe to
duniya jhukti
chalti hawa mujhe dekh kar rukti
mere haath se bach kar jaaye
bach kar jaaye
jaaye koi kismat wala
govinda
govinda
govinda lal patti wala
apni sena ko lekar aala re aala

govinda aala re aala
govinda aala re aala
is matki ko hum lootenge
govinda aala re aala
dekhna phir kayi sar phootenge
govinda aala re aala
hai muqaabla hum cha tum cha
koi na aaye beech mein chamcha
dekhta hoon mai tera hausla
kar doonga main abhi faisla
teen batti to jalti rahegi
lal patti bhi to chamakti rahegi
teen batti to jalti rahegi
lal patti bhi toh chamakti rahegi

[dialogues]

govinda govinda govinda govinda
he ae ae ae
govinda govinda govinda govinda
he ae ae ae
govinda govinda govinda
govinda govinda govinda
govinda govinda govinda
govinda govinda govinda
govinda govinda govinda
govinda govinda govinda
govinda govinda govinda
govinda govinda govinda


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