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This article is written by Sadanand Kamath, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in 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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5316 Post No. : 17436 Movie Count :

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Sudhir Mishra has been known for making off-beat/parallel Hindi films. ‘Ye Wo Manzil To Nahin’ (1988) was his first off-beat film as a director. The film won the National Film Award for the best debut film of a director. Thereafter, he directed another 15 off- beat films, the last being ‘Afwaah’ (2022) which is awaiting release. Off-beat films, by their very nature, would attract only a select group of audiences. Hence, it is not likely that most of these films would qualify as box office hits. I have not heard of any of Sudhir Mishra’s films as box office success. Some of his films first got released in the international film festivals. Almost all of his films were critically acclaimed. Despite this, it was difficult to manage theatrical release for some of his films.

Sudhir Mishra is a member of the political family. His grandfather, Dwarka Prasad Mishra was a freedom fighter and a veteran in Congress Party. He was the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh for two terms. His uncle, Brajesh Mishra was in Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and thereafter the National Security Adviser to the Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Despite this, Sudhir Mishra and his younger brother, Sudhanshu Mishra chose career in Hindi films. They both moved to Pune from Lucknow and thereafter to Mumbai in 1980. Sudhir Mishra started his career as assistant director and scriptwriter in Kundan Shah’s ‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron’ (1983) and later worked with Saeed Akhtar Mirza in ‘Mohan Joshi Haazir Ho’ (1984) and with Vidhu Vinod Chopra in ‘Khamosh’ (1985). So, one can say that Sudhir Mishra’s foundation in Hindi film industry started with off-beat films.

With this brief introduction of Sudhir Mishra, today, I have taken for discussion, his 4th off-beat film, ‘Iss Raat Ki Subah Nahin’ (1996) which was produced by Plus Films of Mahesh Bhatt and Amit Khanna. According to Imtiaz Hussein, the dialogue writer, the film’s original title was ‘Nishachari’ which was changed just before the finalisation of the film’s credit titles. Sudhir Mishra has taken actors for the film mostly from theatres and TV industry. The cast included Nirmal Pandey, Tara Deshpande, Smriti Mishra, Ashish Vidyarthi, Virendra Saxena, Manoj Pahwa, Saurabh Shukla, Murad Ali, Deepak Qazir, Vijay Raaz etc. It is Nirmal Pandey’s first film in a lead role and the first film for Madhavan also who did the role of a club singer. I had watched this film on Youtube sometime back. To recapture my memory, I once again watched the film on OTT platform recently.

The story of the film was written by Sudhanshu Mishra which was based on an incidence happened with him in the night in Pune. During his night stroll, he caught hold of a man and slapped him for teasing a girl. The man was later identified as the brother of a local don. For the next one week, Sudhanshu Mishra confined himself in the campus of FTII where he was a student. [Source: Amar Ujaala, June 6, 2020]. Taking this incident as a base, he added other characters in the story in which during few hours of one night, things go wrong with an advertising executive, Aditya (Nirmal Pandey), his wife Pooja (Tara Deshpande), his lover, Malavika (Smriti Mishra), the Don, Ramanbhai (Ashish Vidyarthi) who is unintentionally slapped by Aditya and Vilas (Saurabh Shukla), till recently, a close confidant of the Don and now a suspect of colluding with Don’s rival.

The Don, having got shamed by an unintentional slap by Aditya and watched by his henchmen as also of his rivals in the hotel lobby is bent upon killing Aditya who is on the run. However, Don is unaware that Vilas, his one-time confidant, is after his life as Vilas suspects that his wife was shot dead by Don. Aditya faces marital problems as Pooja suspects that he is in relationship with Malavika. But Aditya is unable to explain his life threatening situation to his wife as he is on the run. Malavika is confused as to whether Aditya really loves her. Rajesh (Manoj Pahwa), Aditya’s close friend is helping him in running away from the Don. But there is a hidden agenda of Rajesh. Inspector Patankar who is in the pay packet of Don, has his agenda to get rid of him at opportune time as a part of an encounter killing. In short, one incident in the night reveals the hidden nature of the major characters in the film.

Sudhir Mishra presented the story very well as a director without creating any confusion in the minds of the audience despite many characters entangled in the plot. The crisp editing by the film’s editor and his wife, Renu Saluja has made the film a fast-paced thriller. There are some good dialogues as satires on the society. For instance, when the cronies of Don entered Aditya’s flat to search him, they are surprised by the extravagance style of living in the flat. One of the cronies says that they should talk to Don to get them a flat like this. The other says that he can forcefully occupy this flat. The third one says that there is something called law. The first one retorts ‘where is the law? Have we not made an unauthorized entry in the flat?’.

Among the main actors, Ashish Vidyarthi in the role of Don Ramanbhai gives an excellent performance. After the end of the film, I get an impression that Ashish Vidyarthi would get more sympathy from the audience than the hero, Nirmal Pandey though the latter has also given good performance. If I was to select the most outstanding scene in the film, it would be the one in which Nirmal Pandey unintentionally slaps Ashish Vidyarthi, the Don. The stunned reactions of Ashish Vidyarthi for a minute or so is marvelous. He is ashamed in front of his cronies as well as the cronies of his rival gang. His reputation as a Don is at stake especially if it becomes a front-page news in the newspapers, next morning. So, he has to kill Aditya before the dawn even if he knows that it was unintentional slap. This is the irony in the life of a Don.

The film got released in Mumbai in one theatre, Minerva that too in the pre-matinee slot of 10.00 a.m. I believe, similar was the fate of the film in about dozen theatres elsewhere in India. In short, the film did not get theatres for regular shows. The film was critically acclaimed but, as per the Box Office India report, the film could barely recover the cost of production over a period of time (probably with T V and OTT rights).

The film has six songs, barring a couple of songs, rest of the songs have been partially used in the film’s soundtrack though the mp3 clip versions have full songs. All the songs have been written by Nida Fazli which were set to music by M M Kreem (known as M M Keeravani in Telugu Films and Marakatha Mani in Tamil Films). This was his second independent Hindi film, the first being ‘Criminal’ (1995). Earlier, he was associated in Hindi dubbed films, mostly from Telugu original films.

I am presenting the first song from ‘Iss Raat Ki Subah Nahin’ (1996) to appear on the Blog. The song is ‘chup tum raho chup ham rahen’ sung by K S Chithra and M M Kreem who rendered his first Hindi song for this film, lip syncing for debutant Madhavan and for Nirmal Pandey in Flash-back scenes. The situation in the film is that the advertising agency in which Aditya (Nirmal Pandey) is an Executive, has hosted a party in a hotel lawn. In the same hotel, Don with his henchmen have gathered to question Vilas, once a close confidant of Don who is now suspected of working for a rival gang. In a way, through this club song, the director attempts to introduce all the main characters in the film with their activities. Nirmal Pandey as Aditya, the Advertising Executive, Tara Deshpande as Pooja, his wife, Smriti Mishra as Malvika, Aditya’s love interest, Ashish Vidyarthi, the Don, Murad Ali as Chotu, Don’s favourite henchman and other henchmen.

In this song, there is a couple of flashback scenes of Nirmal Pandey and Smriti Mishra to establish their extra-marital relationship. There is also a scene in which the waiter, while serving tea to Don, gives him the duplicate key of the hotel room (in which Saurabh Shukla in the role of Vilas is hiding with his wife). This song, therefore, subtly gives the audience how the story has evolved around Aditya and Malavika and how it is going to unfold for Ashish Vidyarthi and Saurabh Shukla.

The orchestration of the song and the rhythmic style reminds me of R D Burman.

Video Clip:

Audio Clip:

Song-Chup tum raho chup ham rahen (Iss Raat Ki Subah Nahin)(1996) Singers-K S Chithra, M M Kreem, Lyrics-Nida Fazli, MD-M M Kreem

Lyrics (Based on Audio Clip)

chup tum raho
chup ham rahen
chup tum raho
chup ham rahen
khaamoshi ko khaamoshi se..ae
zindagi ko zindagi se
baat karne do…o o o
chup tum raho
chup ham rahen…aen
chup tum raho
chup hum rahen
khaamoshi ko
khaamoshi se ae
zindagi ko
zindagi se
baat karne do…o o o o

chup tum raho
chup ham rahen
chup tum raho

aankhon mein kho jaayen aankhen
bole haath se haath
aankhon mein kho jaayen aankhen
bole haath se haath
baahon mein chhup kar
saanson se jaise dole raa….t
ungliyon ko
ungliyon se ae
mausamon ko shokhiyon se
baat karne do…o o o o

chup tum raho
chup ham rahen
khamoshi ko khamoshi se ae
zindagi ko zindagi se
baat karne do…o o o o
chup tum raho
chup ham rahen aen

chup tum raho

la la la la la
la la la
la la la la la
la la la

honthon par
honthon se likhen
bin shabdon ke geet
honthon par
honthon se likhen
bin shabdon ke geet

dharti se ambar tak goonje
jismon ka sang……eet
bekhudi ko o
bekhudi se ae
aashiqi ko o
aashiqi se
baat karne do…o o
chup tum raho
chup ham rahen

chup tum raho
chup ham rahen
chup tum raho chup
ham rahen
chup tum raho
chup ham rahen
chup tum raho

ham rahen
tum raho
tum raho


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5303 Post No. : 17378

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2013-2023) – Song No. 11
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On this date ten years back viz on 24 January 2013, six songs from six movies were covered in the blog. Here are the details:-

Blog post number Song Movie (Year) Remarks
7395 Manmohan mukhda mod gaye Kashinath(1943) Movie YIPPEED in the blog by now
7396 Chal chameli baag mein kauwwe udaayenge Bulbul(1951) 2 songs covered out of 5 by now
7397 Ho rasa saayang re Singapore (1960) Movie YIPPEED in the blog with this song
7398 Khat likh de sanwariya ke naam babu Aaye Din Bahaar Ke(1966) Movie YIPPEED in the blog by now
7399 Jaa re jaa o harjaayee dekhi teri dildaari Kallicharan(1976) Movie YIPPEED by now
7400 The she I love Rafi NFS(1967) Century song for the blog

We observe that six songs were covered in the blog ten years ago on this date. The day culminated with a Rafi NFS which was the 7400th song for the blog. The previous century post was published on 31 December 2012. So it is easy to calculate that this century came in 24 days, which was slow by the then standards of the blog. 🙂 Well, well.

We also observe that four movies (out of five) whose songs were covered on that day have since been YIPPEED. That leaves us with only one movie that is eligible for Blog Ten Year Challenge today.

That movie is “Bulbul”(1951). This movie was directed by A Rashid for Hindustan Productions, Bombay. This obscure movie had Majnu, Rukhsaana, Dilaawar, Sarla Devi, Jyotsna, Maqbool, Mannan, Sheikh etc in it.

“Bulbul”(1951) had five songs in it. Two songs have been covered in the blog so far.

Here is the third song from the movie to appear in the blog. HFGK and every other online source, including the youtuber uploaders mention singers as Rajkumari and Suman Purohit. Do they not apply their own mind or do they not listen to the song themselves ? It is clearly a duet sung by a male and a female voice. Secondly the voice of Rajkumari is not there in the song. Thirdly, if one listens to the other songs of this movie and then compare those voices with the voices in this song, then it would appear that this song is sung by K S Ragi and Suman Purohit.

A Rashid is the lyricist. Music is composed by K S Ragi.

Lyrics of the song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.


Song-Hans le mauj udaa le (Bulbul)(1951) Singers-K S Raagi, Suman Purohit, Lyrics-A Rashid, MD-K S Raagi
Both

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

hans le mauj uda le
ye duniyaa do din ki
ye duniyaa do din ki
hans le mauj uda le
ye duniyaa do din ki
ye duniyaa do din ki

jeevan hai ek pal ka mela
jeevan hai ek pal ka mela
aaj hai aur kal kuchh bhi nahin een
aaj hai aur kal kuchh bhi nahin een

geet khushi ke ga le
o ga le
ga le
geet khushi ke ga le
ye duniyaa do din ki
ye duniyaa do din ki
hans le mauj uda le
ye duniyaa do din ki
ye duniyaa do din ki

pal bhar ki zindagaani
ho zindagani
pal bhar ki zindagaani
ho zindagani
pal bhar ka ye mel el el
pal bhar ka ye mel el el

karna ho so kar le
o kar le
kar le
karna ho so kar le
ye duniyaa do din ki
ye duniyaa do din ki
hans le mauj uda le
ye duniyaa do din ki
ye duniyaa do din ki

bichhad gaya jab man ka saathi
bichhad gaya jab man ka saathi
saaj kahin aawaaz kahin
saaj kahin aawaaz kahin

jeewan ka jal bhar le
o bhar le
bhar le
jeewan ka jal bhar le
ye duniyaa do din ki
ye duniyaa do din ki
hans le mauj uda le
ye duniyaa do din ki
ye duniyaa do din ki
hans le mauj uda le
ye duniyaa do din ki
ye duniyaa do din ki


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5301 Post No. : 17366

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Blog 10-Year Challenge (2013-2023) – Song No. 6
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On this date ten years back viz on 22 January 2013, six songs from six movies were covered in the blog. Here are the details:-

Blog post number Song Movie (Year) Remarks
7383 Main dekhoon tohe din raati Naina (1953) 3 songs covered out of 7 by now
7384 Jaani re hum jaani re Saanwariya(1949) 8 songs covered out of 10 by now
7385 Sab din hot na ek samaan Senapati(1961) 2 songs covered out of 7 by now
7386 Ham pyaar ki baazi haare Sazaa (1951) Movie YIPPEED with this song
7387 Mera antar ek mandir hai tera Tere Mere Sapne (1971) Movie YIPPEED by now
7388 Maine tumko chaaha pehli baar Double Cross (1973) 2 songs covered out of 5 by now

We observe that two movies (out of six movies) whose songs were covered ten years ago on this date (viz 22 January 2013) have since been YIPPEED. That leaves us with four movies that are eligible for Blog Ten Year Challenge today (22 January 2023).

Chronologically, “Sanwariya”(1949) is the oldest among the BTYC eligible movies.

“Saanwariya”(1949) was directed by Nasrat A Mansoori for Filmistan, Bombay. The movie had Rehman, Hafeez Jehan, Veera, S.L.Puri, Leela Mishra, Nasrat A Mansuri, Haroon, Hamid Butt etc in it.

The movie had ten songs in it. As many as eight songs have already been covered in the blog.

Here is the ninth song from “Sanwariya”(1949) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by C Ramchandra and Shamshad Begam. P L Santoshi is the lyricist. Music is composed by C Ramchandra.

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

Lyrics of the song were sent to me by Prakashchandra.

audio link:

Song-Tumhen hum yaad karte hain (Sanwariya)(1949) Singers-C Ramchandra, Shamshad Begam, Lyrics-P L Santoshi, MD-C Ramchandra

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

tumhein maaloom ho maaloom ho o o
tumhein hum yaad kartey hain
tumhein hum yaad karte hain
miley ek baar phir ek baar phir r r
yehee fariyaad kartey hain
yehee fariyaad kartey hain
yaad kartey hain
yaad kartey hain

keh gayeen nazrein
jo kehnaa thhaa woh tumse keh gayeen
hasratein jo dil mein thheen
khaamosh ho kar reh gayeen
kyaa bataayein aen aen aen aen
kyaa bataayein
kaisey ab din ye guzartey hain
tumhein hum yaad karte hain
tumhein hum yaad karte hain
milein ek baar phir ek baar phir r r
yehee fariyaad kartey hain
yehee fariyaad karte hain
yaad kartey hain
yaad kartey hain

door ho hamse ke
jitnaa door hai woh aasmaan
paas ho hum se ke jitnaa aa
hai jigar ke paas jaan
dard samjhaa hai
tumhein aen aen aen
dard samjhaa hai
tumhein aur dil mein rakhte hain
tumhein hum yaad karte hain
tumhein hum yaad karte hain
milein ek baar phir ek baar phir r r
yehee fariyaad kartey hain
yehee fariyaad karte hain
yaad kartey hain
yaad kartey hain


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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5299 Post No. : 17355 Movie Count :

4673

#the Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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# Bhoole-Bisre Geet # (Missing movies of 1973-9)
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Today’s movie of ‘1973’ is ‘Charitra’.

As a cricketer in childhood I was aware that Salim Durrani has acted in a Hindi movie titled as ‘Charitra’. Seniors in our cricket playing group used to discuss such ‘interesting topics (?)’ then.

I think many of them may not have seenthis movie then as it was a movie with restricted viewing (i.e. passed by Censor Board with ‘A’ certificate).

I am not aware if this movie was at all screened in theatres or it just disappeared without trace.

Anyway we had always got to read that there was a movie in which cricketer Salim Durrani had acted.

Later on as a ‘movie watching’ boy and as a grown up person I became aware that Parveen Babi was the heroine of this movie and this was her debut movie.

Now equipped with HFGK I know that there were no songs in this movie except a ‘dohaa’ from ‘Ramayana’ played in the background. And the other sound track bearing ‘background music’, so there are two soundtracks of this movie which were released.

“Charita-1973” was directed by B.R. Ishara for ‘B.R.I. Arts’. B.R. Ishara was also the producer of this movie.

It had Parveen Babi (mentioned as the ‘hottest discovery) and Salim Durrani (mentioned as ‘ace cricketer of India’) with Manmohan Krishna, Asit Sen, Kanchan Mattu, Abhijeet Sen, Dilip Dutt, Johny Whisky, Amul Sen, Jyoti, Ratan, Latika, Jharna, Abbas, Murti, Ruzbay, Vasanti, Sameena, Madhu, Manoj, Raj Pankaj, Prem Pujari, Hira, Gulshan, Deepak Gayan, Madhu, and Gautam Sarin.

This movie also introduces two more new faces i.e. Arvind Kirad and Subramanium. C.S. Dubey had a special appearance in this movie.

This movie was written by B.R. Ishara who was also the producer and director of this movie. Editing of this movie was done by I.M. Kunnu.

This movie was passed by Censor Board on 16.10.1973.

Music for this movie was composed by Bappi Lahiri. He also sung the ‘doha’ by Tulsidas from Ramayana’.

There were no songs in this movie and so no lyricist contributed in the movie.

Only two soundtracks were released.

Today we present the ‘doha’ soundtrack sung by Bappi Lahiri in his own voice.

In the picturisation we can see Parveen Babi in a ‘dharm sankat’ 🙂 I guess, looking at books on ‘Ramayana’ and ‘Mahabharata’ scattered around her …

Today 20th January’2023 is the eighteenth ‘remembrance anniversary’ of actress Parveen Bai. She left this world on this day in ‘2005’.

So let us pay our tributes to her today!!!

With today’s presentation this movie ‘Charitra-1973’ makes its debut and also attains ‘Yippeeee-hood’ on the blog.

Video

Audio, also including background music

Song-Raghukul reeti sada chali aayee (Charitra)(1973) Singer-Bappi Lahiri, Lyrics-Tulsidas, MD-Bappi Lahiri

Lyrics(as per audio version)

raghukul reeti
sadaa chali aayi
praan jaayee paru
vachan na jaayi

raghukul reeti sadaa chali aayi
praan jaayee paru vachan na jaayi
raghukul reeti sadaa chali aayi
praan jaayee paru vachan na jaayi
raghukul reeti sadaa chali aayi ee
sadaa chali aayi …


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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5294 Post No. : 17335 Movie Count :

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#the Decade of Seventies – 1981 – 1990 #
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(Birth Anniversary – Rajkamal – A tribute)

Today 15th January’2023 is the ninety-fifth birth anniversary of Music Composer Rajkamal ji (born on 15th January 1928 – passed away on 1st September 2005).

Rajkamal has given timeless musical classics such as ‘Saawan Ko Aane Do-1979’, ‘Chashm –E-Buddoor’ to Hindi Film Industry and he also composed the music for B.R. Chopra’s ‘epic serial on TV’ – ‘Mahaabharat’.

He had also sung a few songs in Hindi movies. As a tribute to him on his birth anniversary we will listen to a song sung by him from the ‘1981’ movie ‘Akhand Saubhaagyawati’.

“Akhand Saubhaagyawati” was directed by Rakesh Nahta for ‘Dhwani Prakash, Bombay’. He was also the producer of this movie.

It had Reeta Bhaduri, Arvind Kumar, Kalpana Deewan, Chandrakant Pandya, Nalin Dave, Kanchan Mattu, Kamini Bhatiya, Krupadev Yanik, Javed Mishra, Chandrakant Thakkar, Vishnu Kumar Vyas, Master Bittoo and others.

HFGK Vol-VI (1981-1985) mentions in its foot note for this movie that as per Lyricist-Composer Keshav Rathod (Ahmedabad) this movie was originally made in Gujarati language with the title ‘Amar Rahe Taaro Chaandlo’. Its Hindi edition was made as ‘Akhand Saubhaagyawati’ with re-shooting the whole movie again.
This movie has five songs which were converted to Hindi by Pt. Narendra Sharma from the original songs in Gujarati by Keshav Rathod.

This movie ‘Akhand Saubhaagyawati’ was passed by Censor Board on 10.07.1981.

As mentioned above this movie has five songs written by Narendra Sharma and composed to music by Rajkamal.

Rajkamal himself, Hemlata, and Sushma Shreshtha had given their voices to the songs in this movie.

Today’s song is sung by Rajkamal.

Only the audio of this song is available now. And I guess that the video of this movie and its songs is not available as of now or I could not find them.

Let us now listen to the today’s song which is ‘ojha’ song and talks about the ‘jantar mantar’ by him.

I have not been able to note down correct words at many places and I would request knowledgeable readers to provide the correct words there. And also throw light on this movie and its songs.

With today’s song this movie ‘Akhand Saubhaagyawati-1981’ makes its debut on the blog.

Audio

Song-Aayo re aayo ojha aayo re (Akhand Saubhagyawati)(1981) Singer-Rajkamal, Lyrics-Pt Narendra Sharma, MD-Rajkamal

Lyrics

aayo re aayo o
hey ojha aayo o
ho

kaamru des ko bhes dharyo hai
hathheli mein
hathheli mein chaawal raandhu re ae
jantar mantar
baandhoo re ae
kaamru des ko bhes dharyo hai
hathheli mein chaawal raandhu re ae
jantar mantar baandhoo re
baandhoo
baandhoo
jantar mantar
baandhoo re ae

bhooton ki main jamaat baandhoo oo
har amaawas ki raat
baandhoo oo
daakan shaakan
ped ko baandhoo
kharbooje ka khet baandhoon
dhaaga baandhoo
dora baandhoo
chakwaa aur chakoraa
baandhoo
? ko raakhoon bagal mein
Daandhaa?
dhaandhaa dhoondhoon dhaandhoon re
jantar mantar baandhoo re
baandhoo
baandhoo
jantar mantar
baandhu re ae

kaalaa bhairav
goraa bhairav
meri muthhi mein
rehte sab
bichhu saanp ka
zahar utaaroon
baat bigaadoon
baat sanwaaroon
kaam nikaaloon
jugat jatan se
dartaa hoon bas
Narayan se
Narayan
Narayan
Narayan
Narayan
Narayan
Narayan
Narayan
Narayan
A r rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
teej tari hai chaunsath jogan
pal pal
pal pal todoon
saandhu re ae
jantar mantar baandhoo re
baandhoo
baandhoo
jantar mantar
baandhu re ae
baandhoo
baandhoo
jantar mantar
baandhu re ae
aayo aayo o
hey ojha aayo o


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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5279 Post No. : 17299 Movie Count :

4655

‘Cinema’ remains the biggest entertainer for common man in our country. We tend to forget our daily life at least for those three hours when we are watching the movie. Movies are discussed a lot even now and actors and actresses are ‘stars’ (if not ‘super stars’ 😊) .
Music and particularly ‘film music’ is our best friend, companion, motivator and much more…

We are ‘music lovers’ and ‘movie-goers’!!! We love Hindi movies and Hindi Film Music and non-film music too!!!

Regulars on the blog are aware how much I love watching the movies in the theatres. This year ‘2022’ was much better than the last year ‘2021’ in terms of ‘watching movies in the theatres’ for me. In addition to that I watched some movies on OTT platform too. 😊

For me it was like going back into those days when I was studying in 11-12th Standard at Akola and used to watch movies regularly.

This year ‘2022’ saw as many as 106 Hindi films released in theatres and on OTT platform.

Here are the tentative figures (as compiled from the details available on ‘Wikipedia’. But I have doubt for the number of movies mentioned for the month of January’2022.)

SNo Month No of Movies Released
1 January 2
2 February 6
3 March 7
4 April 9
5 May 8
6 June 8
7 July 11
8 August 7
9 September 15
10 October 8
11 November 11
12 December 14
TOTAL 106

I will not go into the details of the names of the movies and discussing which were successful and unsuccessful among them neither will I try to review them here. But I would only like to mention the movies I watched this year and how I find them.

Readers will remember that we end the year ‘2021’ on a ‘happy note’ where I watched the movie ‘83’ two times on consecutive Fridays of its release.
Two songs from this movie ‘83’ were also discussed on the blog then.

I started this year by watching ‘Gumnaami’ (Bangla) on OTT. That was in January 2022. Thereafter it was all preparation started for the marriage of my elder daughter which was scheduled in March 2022. So, though I wish to watch few movies during this period it did not happen.

It was only in the month of May 2022 that we again started watching movies in the theatres with ‘Bhool Bhulaiyya-2’. Then followed ‘Jugg Jugg Jeeyo’, ‘Bramhaastra’, ‘Chup’, ‘Goodbye’, ‘The Last Film Show’ (Chhello Divas), ‘Ram Setu’, ‘Drishyam-2’ and some movies on OTT like ‘RRR’, ‘Cuttputlli’, ‘Freddy’, ‘Drishyam-1’, and one Japanese (😊) movie) (I am forgetting its name) which my younger daughter was watching.

I had earlier mentioned that I get to listen songs on FM radio every morning while travelling to workplace. In this time the first program I listen to is ‘Ham hai Raahi Pyaar ke’ on ‘Vividh Bharati’ which mainly consists of ‘older songs’ and thereafter it is ‘Big FM’ for two-three songs which they play from the ‘seventies’ and again back to ‘Vividh Bharati’ for ‘Bharat Ki Goonj’ which starts at 08:05 in the morning. In this program they play songs from newer movies or latest movies and movies from recent years.

Today’s song is one such song which I like and I am presenting to you today. This song is from the movie ‘Mili-2022’.

I think this title ‘Mili’ is not used as frequently, and we have this title used after the ‘1975’ movie ‘Mili’ again only now.
Today’s song is sung by A.R. Rehman and Shashaa Tirupati.

‘Mili-2022’ is directed by Mathukutty Xavier for ‘Zee Studios’.

It had Janhvi Kapoor, Sunny Kaushal, Manoj Pahwa, Seema Pahwa, Jackie Shroff (special appearance), Hasleen Kaur, Rajesh Jais, Vikram Kochhar, Anurag Arora, Sanjay Suri, Joginder Goyat, Raghav Binani and others.

This movie has five songs (including one two-part song of today). Music for this movie is composed by A.R. Rehman and lyrics are by Javed Akhtar.

I have yet to watch this movie. But I like the today’s song from this movie.

This song is a background song and in the picturization we can see Janhvi Kapoor, Sunny Kaushal, Manoj Pahwa, and others on the screen.

Lyrics are by Javed Akhtar and music is composed by A.R. Rehman.

The ‘genre’ of the today’s song is my favorite one and I like such songs very much. Because it is about our journey … we are all travelers… we have to complete our journey…

PS: I was preparing this write-up I got a email from my employers that my contract has expired today and it is not being renewed for now 😊 So I have got the much needed break now …No issues … music is there with me …

Audio

Video

Song-Tum bhi raahi hum bhi raahi (Mili)(2022) Singers-A R Rahman, Shashaa Tirupati, Lyrics-Javed Akhtar, MD-A R Rahman

Lyrics

tum bhi raahi ee
ham bhi raahi ee
tum bhi raahi ee
ham bhi raahi ee
ham tum bas chalte chalen ae
ham tum bas chalte ae chalen ae
hmm hmm
hmm hmm
hmm hmm
hmm hmm mm mm mm
hmm hmm

tum bhi raahi ee
ham bhi raahi ee
tum bhi raahi ee
ham bhi raahi ee
ham tum bas chalte chalen ae
ham tum bas chalte ae chalen ae
jitney bhi hain raste
denge hazaaron mushqilen
jitney bhi hain raste
denge hazaaron mushqilen
ab jo bhi ho
ab jo bhi ho
ham tum bas chalte chalen ae
in raaston mein dooriyaan
majbooriyaan hain
sang sang dard ke saaye hain
chalte ae
par jo kahen ham haarenge
wo galat hain
haaregi har ek tabaahi
tum bhi raahi ee
ham bhi raahi ee
ham tum bas chalte chalen ae
(hmm mmm aa aaa
hmm mmm aa aaa )
(aa aa aaa
aa aa aaa )
ham tum bas chalte ae chaley ae

Deewaar aaye to laut jaao
Aisi na bhool karna aa
Deewaaron se takraate rehnaa aa
Deewaar aaye to laut jaao
Aisi na bhool karna aa
Deewaaron mein darwaaze ban jaate hain
Samjhe naa aa
tum bhi raahi ee
ham bhi raahi ee
tum bhi raahi ee
ham bhi raahi ee
ham tum bas chalten chalen ae

ho o o
ho o o
tum dariyaa ho
tumhen koi parwat rok nahin paaye
tum apni hi mauj mein
bahnaa aa
tum dariyaa ho
tumhen koi parwat rok nahin paaye
paani se to patthhar bhi
kat jaate hain
samjhe naa
tum bhi raahi ee
ham bhi raahi ee
tum bhi raahi ee
ham bhi raahi ee
ham tum bas chalte chalen ae
ham tum bas chalte ae chalen ae

hmm mm hmm
hmm mm hmm
hmm mm hmm
hmm mm hmm


This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, 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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Today’s song is a comedy duet from the film Jhamela-1953.

The song is sung by Chitalkar and Sunder Singh – the comedian. Many of you would be surprised if I tell you that in the beginning of his career, Sunder-the well known comedian was a Hero in many films. Not only this, but also that he was a good singer and he has sung as many as 40 songs in as many as 25 films !

In the world of Hindi cinema, there are many such surprises. Can you believe that the actor Ranjan ( Ramnarayan Venkataraman Sarma) was a highly qualified and educated editor of a Music and Dance Magazine in Madras and that he was selected for a film role by a producer, when he was seen by that Producer, when Ranjan was standing in a bus queue ? Ranjan was a Fencing champion of International Olympic standard.
Can you imagine that another comedian and a character actor Janakidas Mehra had represented India in 3 International sports meets as a Cyclist and an Athlete and that he was the only Indian to win the British Empire games Distinction medal ?
Can you believe that the child actor Shashi kapoor (Sr.) left his prospering film career after doing 21 roles in Hindi films and became a Maths professor in the Western Michigan University and taught for 30 years ?

Well, well,well ! I can write a full article, only on such wonders of film artistes. Like their Glory stories, artistes also had sad stories. Once a shining star in the industry some stars ended their lives in the most pathetic way. Music Director Bulo C Rani immolated himself and when the pain became unbearable, he ran on the road screaming for help and died finally falling on the road .
Singing prodigy Parshuram begged on road daily and died drunk on the road of Bandra. His body was burnt by the Municipality as an unclaimed and unknown person.
Actress and singer Vatsala Kumthekar became mad, lived on the road and one day died as an unknown beggar.
Actress singer Rattanbai and actor Wasti begged near the Haji Ali Darga and opposite Liberty Cinema in Bombay, in their last days.
Lalita Pawar, Nalini Jayawant and Parveen Babi died lonely and their bodies were discovered after 3-4 days, by their neighbours and relatives.

Coming back to Sunder Singh, let us see his short Bio… For a long time,I was searching for information on comedian Sunder. I got hold of a 2 page detailed article on Sunder, but it was in Punjabi- which I could not read or use. I found a small paragraph on Sunder in Sanjit Narvekar ji’s book ” Eena Meena Deeka”. Lastly, I requested Harish Raghuwanshi ji for help. Despite his failing health, he promptly sent me articles in Hindi, English and Gujarati, on Sunder. He is such a helpful person. May God give him a healthy life.
Sunder Singh aka Sunder was born in Sialkot, Punjab on 10th August 1916. His father was working in Madon Theatres, Calcutta. Sunder also started working there. Initially, for a long period,he did Girl’s roles. Once his work was seen by H.S.Rawail (Director in later life). He was quite impressed. Later Rawail started working with R.N.Vaidya as his assistant in direction.Meanwhile Sunder started working in Talkie films. His first film,where he was credited, was ” Na hone wali baat”-38. Before that, Rawail and Vaidya were preparing to make the film Banke Sipahi-37.Rawail recommended Sunder and Vaidya gave him an uncredited small role in that film.

Sunder and Rawail became good friends and started staying in one flat in Calcutta. After a few films here, they both went to Lahore and Sunder got the Hero’s role in the film ” Shukriya”-44. There were 4 Heroines in the film- Ramola, Rooplekha, Manorama and Raksha. Sunder’s role in this film was that of a young man from a village and Ramola was from a City. Sunder’s one song from this film-‘ Nayanon ke teer chala gayee ek shehar ki laundiya’ became very popular all over India, However the song was banned in Punjab due to its lyrics. After this they both came back to Calcutta.

His next film was Albeli-45, in which too there were 4 Heroines- Ramola, Rooplekha, Manorama and Usha. In the 40’s , Sunder acted in many films like Arabian Nights, Baap, Shabri, Chandrashekhar, Ek aurat, Grihalaxmi, Lottery, Samapti, Jhoothi kasme, Savyasachi, Do baaten, Shadi ke baad, Bawra, Khiladi, Nai Bhabhi etc. In Calcutta, Sunder got married to a girl from his community. Rawail left for Bombay. After a few months, Sunder also returned to Bombay.

Rawail was very happy to get him back and gave him roles in almost all of his films. Not only Rawail, but also J.Om Prakash, Mohan Kumar, Lekhraj Bhakri, Manoj kumar etc gave him roles in all their films and he became a busy actor. He was at one time, in great demand. He was quite popular due to his nature.In the decade of 50’s he did 88 films, which increased in the 60s and 70s. In the 80s however films came haltingly.

From singing Hero, he became a Junior artiste( extra), in presence of the new crop of actors. The role of comedians was on decline, as Heroes like Amitabh and others did comedy scenes themselves. His health started troubling him. His last film was probably Bahurani-89. He became ill for a long time and finally died on 5-3-1992. Sunder acted in 436 films. He was a good singer and sang his own songs in early cinemas. In all, Sunder sang 40 songs in 25 films. ( Thanks to Harish Raghuwanshi ji for material for adaptation.)

The Music Director of Jhamela-1953 was C.Ramchandra. He and Bhagawan were very good friends from 1936 onwards, when they had first met. That time CR was working under Music Director Meer Saheb, as a Harmonium player and his assistant and Bhagwan was acting in the films of Harishchandra Rao and Chandra Rao Kadam. They were masters in making stunt and action films. In Minerva Movietone of Sohrab Modi, CR worked under several MDs. First it was Bundu khan, then came Habib Khan. After this came B.S.Hoogan. CR learnt many things from Hoogan, especially how to play Indian ragas on western instruments as well as how to make tunes. After Hoogan came Meer Sahib. During the shooting of the film ‘ Bahadur Kissan’, CR and Bhagwan became friends.

With Bhagwan’s help, CR got 2 Tamil films as a M.D. and then made his Debut with Bhagwan’s film “Sukhi Jeevan” in Hindi as a Music Director ,in 1942. Thus they were thick friends till Jhamela-1953. All those years Bhagwan made stunt films and CR gave music to his films as “Anna Saheb”. Due to his encouragement and persistence, Bhagwan jumped into Social films with the film “Albela ”-1951. The film made history in music and a grand run as a film.Even today, the film draws crowds. This was the first film of bhagwan when CR gave music as “C.Ramchandra ” and not Anna Saheb.

CR described all this in his Marathi autobiography – माझ्या जीवनाची सरगम . This book, published in 1977 was never translated into Hindi or English. I ran a series of ” CR and Lata Songs” on this Blog from 30-1-2013 to 11-2-2013, in which I had translated his Marathi autobiography into English serially in each post.`Seeing this translation, many people suggested that I publish the English translation of the Marathi book. The book was copyrighted by the son and daughter of CR , who are practicing doctors in the USA. I always denied doing this, even though great pressure was put on me.

I believe, two years ago its Hindi version came out and last year the book was published in English, though with a different format and a different Title. I am a great fan of CR, but I feel that his autobiography details his sexepades more than his musical journey. In that context, it is a boring book.

Although Bhagwan’s first Social Film Albela became a great Hit giving him name, fame and money, Bhagwan could never repeat this success ever in his life again. He tried all possible ways, conjuring the same team of actors,Lyricist and MD but success always eluded him. More than anything these attempts drained him of his reputation and riches. He had to sell his 7 cars and 4 bungalows and go back to his old Chawl life in a 2 room house. His age was increasing and he landed up doing small,insignificant roles like an ‘Extra’.

Jhamela-53 also became the cause of an unrepairable rift between Bhagwan and CR. CR also lost the companionship of Lata Mangeshkar and his friend Rajinder krishen within the next few years. This is life in the Film Line !

Today’s song is a comedy and fun song between two friends. Enjoy…..


Song- Tu thahar abhi main aaya (Jhamela)(1953) Singers-Chitalkar, Sunder Singh, Lyricist- Rajendra krishna, MD- C.Ramchandra

Lyrics

Tu thahar abhi main aaya
manzoor
Tu thahar abhi main aaya
paape tu thahar abhi main aaya
ho ho tu thahar
abhi main aaya,/em.

Tu thahar abhi main aaya
Tu thahar abhi main aaya
aha
Tu thahar abhi main aaya
nahin
Tu thahar abhi main aaya
paape
Tu thahar abhi main aaya
achcha
arre der na karna bhaiyya
bas abhi gaya
abhi aaya
thank you
Tu thahar abhi main aaya
Tu thahar abhi main aaya

mujhe chhod ke jaa na akela
ho jaaye na koi jhamela
mere paas bahut hai rupaiyya
arre zara jaldi aana
bhaiyya
main pardesi ghabraaya
haa haa
tu thahar abhi main aayapapa tu
manzoor
Tu thahar abhi main aaya
papa tu thahar abhi main aaga
lala tu theher abhi main aaya

meri jeb hai mera khazaana
santanan baje taraana
arre balidaan ki duniya
noton ki na jhalak dikhaana
main tu kehke ho pachhtaaya
haha
Tu thahar abhi main aaya
Tu thahar abhi main aaya

dhan daulat ek museebat
ye duniya bhar ki laanat
thhodi ho to bhookh lagaaye
ho bahut to neend na aaye
bhai ye to sach farmaaya
haha
tu thahar ahi main aaya
no
tu thahar abhi main aaya
bhaiyya
tu thahar abhi main aaya
lala
tu thahar abhi main aaya
pape
tu thahar abhi main aaya

arre der na karna bhaiyya
bas abhi gaya abhi aaya
thank you


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 # (Qawwalis – Part-2 – Post 1)
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‘Qawwali songs’ have been an integral part of Hindi Film Music and there have been many memorable and immortal ‘qawwalis’ that we have enjoyed that Hindi Film Movies and Music have produced.

Since my childhood I have been very fascinated by ‘Qawwali’ songs and after coming into contact with this blog I have shared many ‘Qawwalis’ too.
I have also presented a series of ‘Qawwalis’ from the ‘seventies’ wherein I presented fourteen ‘qawwali’ songs.

I wrapped up this series on 10.10.2021 with this post ‘ham aaj ye kissa khatm karen’.

So far, eight more ‘qawwalis’ have been presented on the blog after this post of 10.10.2021.

There are still many ‘qawwali’ songs yet to be covered on the blog. I wish we should have regular posts coming with ‘qawwalis’ as it is always enjoyable and interesting to listen and watch to them.

Hence, I am taking this series as ‘Part-2’ on ‘qawwalis’ with a devotional ‘qawwali’ today. It is from the ‘1976’ movie ‘Nehle Pe Dehlaa’.

Incidentally the qawwali in the first post of the Part-1 series of Qawwalis was also from a ‘1976’ movie ‘Noor E Ilaahi’ ( badaa lutff thhaa jab qunwaare thhe ham tum).

Today’s movie ‘Nehle Pe Dehlaa-1976’ was produced by Sunil Dutt for his own banner ‘Ajanta Arts, Bombay’.
It was directed by Raj Khosla.

The cast of this film had Sunil Dutt, Saira Banu, Vinod Khanna, Bindu, Ranjeet, Premnath, Om Prakash (Special Appearance), Kamini Kaushal, Anwar Hussain, Trilok Kapoor, Tiwari, Dev Kumar (Guest appearance), Bharat Bhushan, Keshav Rana, Romeo, Shiv Kumar, Vikas Anand, Prem Kumar, Hercules, Daljit Rao, Pahalwan, Dhanraj, Vivek, Sonu, Bittu, Ejaz, Jilani, Ramesh and others.

Screenplay of this film was written by K.K. Shukla and dialogues were written by Satish Bhatnagar.

The Censor Board passed this film on 30.03.1976.

Here is a brief about this movie (which I had mentioned in my post with the song ‘main choron ki raani hoon’ from this movie on 31.05.2016)…

Harish (Bharat Bhushan (spelled as ‘Bharat Booshan’ in the titles of the movie) and Khan Sahab (Trilok Kapoor) are good friends and both work in Police.
Khan Sahab is SP and senior to Harish.

Bharat Bhushan has two sons.

Mangal (Om Prakash) is Bharat Bhushan’s driver. He has a daughter Bhindi (bin Maa ki bachchi).
His daughter and the elder son of the Inspector are ‘natural’ 🙂 friends.

On an Eid day Bharat Bhushan and his family, his wife Kamla (Kamini Kaushal) and two sons along with Om Prakash and his daughter, arrive at Trilok Kapoor’s house to greet him on the Eid day.

Trilok Kapoor has an urgent call and a tip-off about the ‘General’ the kingpin of the smugglers (jiske peecchhe Police barson se lagi huyi hai), and so he is just stepping out when Bharat Bhushan intervenes and offers him to enjoy the festival and taking the responsibility to nab the smugglers on his own.

Kopa Ka Baana (Copa-ca-bana 🙂 !!!)

Premnath in his typical villain avatar uttering, screaming, shouting ‘Kopaa Ka Baana’ (or ‘Copacabana’) all the film, manages to escape from the spot, but his ‘red diary’ falls there at the Beach (I wonder if this is the same diary 🙂 that was later used in the film ‘Don’ of Amitabh) which has the contact numbers and names of all the ‘whose who’ of the ‘under-world’. 🙂 )

To get hold of this diary Premnath plans to kidnap Bharat Bhushan’s children while Om Prakash is driving them to school.

Kopa Kaa Baana aa

Diary tumhaare paas aur bachche hamaare paas, ab farmaaiye aapka kya prrograamme ( 🙂 ) hai

Premnath with his aide Anwar Hussain makes a ‘smart’ move and reach Bharat Bhushan’s place to get hold of the ‘red diary’ and later shots Bharat Bhushan, so that he does not disclose the names and other details that he must have memorized from the ‘diary’.

He also injured Kamini Kaushal who loses her sight (to regain it at the end of the film) and before leaving they set the house on fire.
At the ‘villain’s den’ Elder of the two children succeeds in running away from the ‘gang members’ injuring –Dev Kumar (one of them).
He grows into Sunil (Sunil Dutt) and becomes a CID Officer under SP-Khan Sahab (Trilok Kapoor).

Meanwhile, Premnath instructed his accomplices to shoot both children. Karim (Tiwari) who receives the order on the phone has a change of heart and also this child clings onto his legs (our dear baby) starts crying while the soft-hearted Tiwari (Karim) assures him ‘haan bete tujhe Daddy milega, zaroor milega, zaroor milega,
Aaj se main tera Daddy!

This boy is our Master Bitttoo who grows up into Vinod Khanna and becomes a ‘chor.’
On the other side Police arrests Om Prakash in doubt of helping the ‘smugglers’ in kidnapping of the Inspector’s children.
Nobody heeds to his requests as some money is also recovered from his home.

Insaan paise ke liye kitna gir sakta hai

And finally, this poor guy could not prove his innocence and is sent to jail – ‘das saal qaid-e-ba-mashakkat’…

So, from here the film takes-off …

‘Two brothers getting separated, a father and a daughter getting separated, a mother loses her sight’ – all lost here – How they find each other is the story!!

“Nehle Pe Dehlaa-1976” has five songs.

Sr.no Song Title Singer/s Posted On
01 Main choron ki raani hoon Asha Bhonsle 31.05.2016
02 Saawan ka mahina aa gaya Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar 23.08.2012
03 Sun le tu binti meri Haaji Ali Aziz Nazaan, chorus
04 Logon ki zubaan par apna naam hai pehla Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, Manna Dey
05 Maashooq apne shabaab mein Lata Mangeshkar

Four songs were penned by Anand Bakshi and one by Farooq Qaisar (qawwali). Music was composed by R.D. Burman.
Qawwaali is sung by Aziz Nazaan who also composed it (as per HFGK).

Aziz Nazaan, Asha Bhonsle, Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, and Manna Dey gave their voices to the songs.
Mukesh’s name is also there in the singers list of the films, however so far as I am aware there is no Mukesh song in this film and his voice is not there in any of the released songs of this film.

I think only two songs from this movie were mostly liked and heard were ‘saawan ka mahina aa gaya’ (which is there in my list of ‘favorite songs of the seventies’) and the other one was title song i.e., ‘logon ki zubaan pe apna naam hai pehla’.

None of the songs from this film make it to the ‘annual list’ of ‘Binaca Geetmala’ of that year.

Two songs from this film have been posted earlier on the blog as mentioned in the above table of ‘list of songs’ from this movie.

Today’s song is sung by Aziz Nazaan who is also the composer of this song. Lyrics are by Farooque Kaiser.
I am unable to identify the actor lip-syncing the song on the screen. Also seen in the picturization of this song are Vinod Khanna, Kamini Kaushal and Sunil Dutt and others.

(It seems that the shooting of this song was done at the shrine of Haaji Ali in Mumbai).

Let us now enjoy today’s song …

Audio

Video

Song-Sun le tu binti meri Haji Ali Aji Ali (Nehle Pe Dehla)(1976) Singer-Aziz Naazaan, Lyrics-Farooque Kaiser, MD-Azin Nazaan

Lyrics

sar jhukaa kar
sachche dil se unka daaman
thhaam le aen
teri sun lega aa khuda
haaji ali ka naam le

aage jo marzi teri
ho o o o o o o
aage jo marzi teri
haaji ali haaji ali
sun le tu binti meri
haaji ali haaji ali
sun le tu binti meri
haaji ali haaji ali
sun le tu binti meri
haaji ali haaji ali

sun’ne ki der hai naa
sunaane ki der hai aen aen
is aastaan pe haath
uthhaane ki der hain
is aastaan pe haath
uthhaane ki der hai aen aen
is aastaan pe haath
uthhaane ki der hai

tu jisko dhhoondhhta hai
tere saamne hain wo o
pardaa zaraa nazar se
hataane ki der hai ae ae
pardaa zaraa nazar se
hataane ki der hai ae ae
pardaa zaraa nazar se
hataane ki der hai ae ae

aaj bichhde ae ae ae aen
aaj bichhde dilon ko milaa de
mere dil ki tamanna yahi hai ae ae ae
mere dil ki tamanna yahi hai ae ae ae
mere dil ki tamanna yahi hai ae ae ae

tujhko apna samajh ke main aaaya
maangne ko to duniya padi hai ae ae ae
maangne ko to duniya padi hai ae ae ae
maangne ko to duniya padi hai ae ae ae

tere dar se ae ae ae ae ae
tere dar se
na jaaunga khaali ee ee
baat aa ke yahaan par
adi hai ae ae ae
baat aa ke yahaan par
adi hai ae ae ae
baat aa ke yahaan par
adi hai ae ae ae/font>

tere dar se
na jaaunga khaali
khaali
khaali
baat aa ke yahaan par
adi hai
baat aa ke yahaan par
adi hai ae ae ae

tere dar se
na jaaunga khaali
khaali
khaali
baat aa ker yahaan par
adi hai
baat aa ker yahaan par
adi hai ae ae ae

ab bane bigdi meri
ho o o o o
ab bane bigdi meri
haaji ali haaji ali
sun le tu binti meri
haaji ali haaji ali
sun le tu binti meri
haaji ali haaji ali
sun le tu binti meri
haaji ali haaji ali

toofaan mein rehkar diya
duniya ko kanaaraa aa aa aa
aaya hoon isi aas pe
de dijiye sahaaraa aa
aaya hoon isi aas pe
de dijiye sahaaraa
aaya hoon isi aas pe
de dijiye sahaaraa

poori huyi duniya ki
isi dar pe muraadein aen
lautaa de mera chain tu u
yaa chheen le yaadein
ummeed ke phoolon se
teri jholi bhari hain
jholi na bhari meri to
badnaami teri hai ae ae
jholi na bhari meri to
badnaami teri hai ae ae
jholi na bhari meri to
badnaami teri hai

badnaami teri hai
na bhari jholi meri
meri
jholi
jholi na bhari meri to
badnaami teri hai ae ae
jholi na bhari meri to
badnaami teri hai ae ae

khaali hai jholi meri
ho o o o o
khaali hai jholi meri
haaji ali haaji ali
sun le tu binti meri
haaji ali haaji ali
sun le tu binti meri
haaji ali haaji ali
sun le tu binti meri
haaji ali haaji ali

khuda ke liye meri
fariyaad sun le ae
tujhe aaj karta hoon
main yaad sun le ae
jo khoya hai maine
yahin par milega
agar tum naa doge to
phir kaun dega
agar tum naa doge to
phir kaun dega
agar tum naa doge to
phir kaun dega

tan se saaya judaa nahin rehta
maa se beta judaa nahin rehta
maa se beta judaa nahin rehta
maa se beta judaa nahin rehta

apne bandon ki jo nahin suntaa aa
aa aa aa
wo khuda phir khuda nahin rehta
wo khuda phir khuda nahin rehta
wo khuda phir khuda nahin rehta

apne bandon ki jo nahin suntaa
suntaa
suntaa
suntaa
wo khuda phir khuda nahin rehta
wo khuda phir khuda nahin rehta

der kyun itni kari ee
ho o o o o
der kyun itni kari ee
haaji ali haaji ali
sun le tu binti meri
haaji ali haaji ali
sun le tu binti meri
haaji ali haaji ali
sun le tu binti meri
haaji ali haaji ali


This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, 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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Today’s song is from the film Circus ki sundari aka Circus Queen-1941.

This was the first ever Talkie film having a story with a background of a Circus atmosphere. On checking the film list of silent films, I did not find any film title connected with Circus. From 1941 to 2007, I found 6 film titles in which the word Circus is there. They are….

Name of movie Year of release Heroine of the movie
Circus ki sundari 1941 Miss Moti
Circus Girl 1943 Miss Brijrani
Circus king 1946 Miss Brijrani
Circus wale 1950 Fearless Nadia
Circus Queen 1959 Fearless Nadia
Cirkus 2007 Jacqueline Fernandes

The last film, Cirkus-2007 had nothing to do with Circus. I have seen its trailer.

Fearless Nadia working in a film having a Circus backdrop is understandable. She had actually worked in a circus before joining the film line. However, about the other Heroines, I have absolutely no information about the actress Miss Moti ( 13 films from 1934 to 1943) and Miss Brij Rani’s biodata is with me, but she was never connected with any circus in her life.

The film was released on 28-11-1941. As per Film India magazine review, the entire film was shot inside a circus. I wonder how Miss Moti must have managed, when she had no experience of being in the company of wild animals like lions, tigers or elephants ! The story of the film was a typical stunt film story. I will not repeat the story because our Sadanand Kamath ji has already given it in his post in 2018, on one of the songs of this film. The film was produced by Kikubhai Desai – father of the potboiler maker Manmohan Desai. Unfortunately Kikubhai died just 2 days before this film was released.

The film was made by Paramount Movietone, famous for making Stunt films, before Wadia Movieone surpassed it ! Perhaps this was their last film too. The film was directed by Balwant Bhatt – the elder brother of Nanubhai Bhatt, another director of stunt films. Balwant directed only B or C grade films in his career. Balwant Bhatt (13-1-1909 to 7-2-19650 directed 33 films. He also directed many Gujarati films. He was famous in Gujarat for his film Divadandi-1952 in which Dilip Dholakia sang the iconic song ” Taari aankhni affini”. Balwant also helped MD Narayan Dutt by giving him the Debut opportunity for film Mordhwaj-1952.

The cast of the film was Miss Moti, Jal Merchant, Gulab, Agha, Puri, Rekha, A. Kareem and many others. The dialogues and songs were written by P.L.Santoshi and A. Kareem. There were few artistes in the Film Industry who were ‘all- rounders’. These artistes achieved excellence in many departments of film making. A. Kareem was one such artiste. He was brother of Music Director Ghulam Mohammed. He was an Actor, Producer, Director, Composer, Lyricist, writer, s/play and dialogue writer and a Costume designer ! In my opinion, he can be compared with only Badri Prashad, who was Actor, Producer, Director, Composer, Singer, Character artiste and a Choreographer too !..

In the early era, there were many such artistes who did many things-sometimes out of necessity or compulsion or to sustain jobs. But they were known for ONE main activity. Similarly A. Kareem was known as a Lyricist. He started his career with Aaj ki Duniya-40 as an actor. He also acted in Jagat mohini-40, Meri Khwaish-041, and Circus ki Sundari-41. He wrote s/p and dialogues, with P L Santoshi for films Circus ki sundari-41 and Bombay Calling-42. He composed music for 5 stunt films like Kashmir ki kali-46, Toofani Teerandaz-47,Atom Bomb-47,Dhoomketu-49 and Maya Mahal-49. He had composed 35 songs.

He directed 13 films like Kalakar-42,Talash-43,Badmash-44,Jeewan swapna-46,Parbat ki Rani-48,Rangeele Musafir-50,Josh-50,Gazab-51,Char chand-53. Maharani-57,Mehfil-57,Tilasmi Duniya-62 and Mehbooba-65.

As a Costume designer he worked for Naya Daur-57, Dil apna aur Preet Parayee-60, Mere Mehboob-63,Kaajal-65, Main vohi hoon-66 and Dastak-70. As a Lyricist his most famous song was Talat’s “Hai ye vohi aasman, aur vohi zameen, par meri Taqdeer ka ab vo zamana nahin “. He wrote 146 songs in 20 films.

Nowadays, it is impossible to find such All rounders in the film industry. Among the cast members, Jal Merchant was from the Parsee Community. In the 30’s and the 40’s there were many Parsee actors in Hindi films. Initially they rolled over to Talkie films from the silent era, when the silent films stopped being made from 1934. Later on many parsees joing films willinglky too. Some parsee artistes were Sohrab Modi, Billimoria brothers, Shammi etc.

Jal Merchant was a typical Parsi born on 15-1-1920 and brought up in the Parsi Colony area in Bombay. Though his family had a business, he did not join it as he was keen to make a career in films. Bombay being the centre of filmmaking he had plenty of chances. He did not have a masculine, wide chested body, but he compensated with his superb acting skills. He could also sing in his soft voice.

It was a colorful stellar team that Jal Merchant formed with Zubaida in the early talkies. But it was in mythological roles, and not romantic parts, that they first won the hearts of cinegoers. The first picture that made them a rage everywhere was Sagar’s “Veer Abhimanyu,” in which Jal played Abhimanyu to Zubaida’s Uttara. In the next one- Subhadra Haran-32, Jal was Arjun, Abhimanyu’s father, while Zubaida played Subhadra.

Like Zubaida, Jal Merchant joined films in the “silent days”. It was a change of medium for him, for he had been playing female roles on the Gujarati stage! His performance as the heroine of “Shankit Hriday,” a Gujarati play, proved a hit, and Nagendra Majumdar, who directed the play, induced him to switch over to screen acting. Jal joined the Imperial Film Company, and among his early films the most notable was “Vasant Bengali,” a social picture directed by R.S. Chowdhury. In those days, the screen hero generally had more brawn than brains, but the lead player of “Vasant Bengali” was called upon to show more intelligence than physical prowess. Jal did just that – and won instant fame.

After the advent of sound, Jal’s first four films for Sagar were mythologicals – “Veer Abhimanyu-1931,” Subhadra Haran-1932,” “Pandav Kaurav-1933” and “Mahabharat-1933”. For close-ups of these pictures, Jal used to wear trousers and only the upper part of his body was made up for his role. But in one close-up his pants were also visible! The shot was cut on the first day of screening in Bombay.

Gifted with a fine voice, he also delighted cinegoers with his singing. He sang 33 songs in 7 films-Meerabai-32, Pandav Kaurav-33, Mahabharat-33, Grihalaxmi-34, Aaj kal-34, Sone ka Shahar-35 and Toofan Express-1938.

In “Zarina,” written and directed by Ezra Mir, he was the tongawallah who falls in love with a dancing girl at a carnival. This poignant romantic tragedy won plaudits for both Jal and Zubaida. It was their last picture together for Sagar. Zubaida left Sagar and Sabita Devi took her place. Sabita and Kumar were the first stars imported from Calcutta. Sabita co-starred with Jal in “Phantom of the Hills,” directed by Ezra Mir, in which he played a dashing Pathan riding a white charger. In “Educated Wife” (Grihalaxmi), directed by Sarvottam Badami, he played a modern educated youth. In this role the versatile Jal revealed a genial personality. Sabita was again his co-star.

Jal and Zubaida played stellar roles together once again in “Aaj Kal,” directed by R.S. Chowdhury. This was the last important picture for both stars. Jal acted in about n15 Silent films and 29 Talkie films. His first Talkie film was Veer Abhimanyu-1931 and his last Talkie film was Armaan 1953.

Jal Merchant, who already had a family flourishing business, retired from the screen. Later, he started to live a quiet life in Bandra. Jal was an excellent shikari in his younger days. His screen associates also remember his soft voice, gentle manners and sensitive, handsome face. His pairing with Zubeida and Sabita Devi was very popular. He had all the gentle Parsee manners and was a popular co-star for the heroines.

I have read somewhere that Jal Merchant died in 1963 in Bombay. He was unmarried till the end, like many Parsis. ( information from an article by V.P.Sathe in Screen, ‘Screenplay’ by Isak Mujawar, Harish Raghuwanshi ji, HFGK, muVyz and my notes have been used in this post, with thanks.)

Today’s song is sung by Khan Mastana, Miss Kamal and chorus. I do not know who this Miss Kamal was. The music was by Khan Mastana. It is a good song.


Song-Ye khel tamasha do din ka (Circus Queen)(1941) Singers- Khan Mastana, Miss Kamal, Lyricist- P.L.Santoshi and A.Kareem, MD- Khan Mastana
Khan Mastana + Miss Kamal
All chorus
Male chorus
Female horus

Lyrics

Ye khel
Ye khel tamaasha do din ka
bhai khel tamasha do din ka
ye khel
Ye khel tamaasha do din ka
bhai khel tamaasha do din ka

ye taana baana do din ka
ye hansna gaana do din kaa
ye taana baana do din ka
ye hansna gaana do din kaa
ye raunaq pyaari do din ki
ye mehlen ataari do din ki
ye raunaq pyaari do din ki
ye mehlen ataari do din ki

kya thhaur thhikaana hai in ka
kya thhaur thhikaana hai in ka
ye khel
Ye khel tamasha do din ka
bhai khel tamasha do din ka
ye khel
Ye khel tamasha do din ka
bhai khel tamasha do din ka

chalte phirte saudaagar hum
chalte phirte saudaagar
chalte phirte saudaagar hum
chalte phirte saudaagar
jahaan daal den apna dera
wahin basaa den ek nagar
jahaan daal den apna dera
wahin basaa den ek nagar

hum panchhi ee ee
hum panchhi hain parde par(??) khelen
jaate hain chun chun kar ke

hum panchhi hain parde par(??) khelen
jaate hain chun chun kar ke

apna apna tinka tinka
apna apna tinka tinka
ye khel tamaasha do din ka
ye khel tamaasha do din ka
ye khel
ye khel tamaasha do din ka
bhai khel tamaasha do din ka
ye khel
ye khel
ye khel



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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4643

#the Decade of Seventies – 1971 – 1980 #
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(#Music Composer-Singer-Bappi Lahiri#10)

Today 27th November’2022 is the seventieth birth anniversary of Composer Singer Bappi Lahiri (27.11.1952-15.02.2022). He passed away this year on 15th February leaving behind the legacy of his ‘disco’ music and many other memorable songs in Hindi Film Music.

He made his debut as a singer in a Bengali movie ‘Daadu’ in 1972 and if we considered this first assignment of him in Bangla movie ‘Daadu’ which came to him in 1969 (as told to Anupama Chopra in an interview). He has many records on his name and he has been conferred by many many awards time to time.
The first Hindi movie as a music composer was ‘Nanhaa Shikaari’ which came to him in 1971 and this movie was released in 1973.

I had mentioned in my earlier post on the blog that the song ‘Bambai se aaya mera dost’ from ‘Aap Ki Khaatir-1977’ was my first introduction with Bappi Lahiri. This song was very popular then and was played frequently on radio and loud speakers or in orchestras.

After that I remember it was the songs of ‘Pyaara Dushman-1980’, ‘Armaan-1981’, ‘Waardaat-1981’, ‘Namak Halaal-1982’ etc. I liked the songs from ‘Armaan’, ‘Waardaat’, though I never had watched these movies until now. But these songs had become very popular then. I also liked the songs of ‘Disco Dancer-1982’ very much, and I specially remember them because in that summer vacation of 1983 after appearing the 10th board exams our group of friends would be listening to the songs of ‘Disco Dancer’ and ‘Nikaah-1983’ on cassette player.

Later on after getting connected with this blog and in the recent years I have come across many of his songs before the ‘disco era’ which in those years I was not aware that they were composed by him, but I liked them and have also shared few of them on the blog.

Still there are many of his songs which I get to listen on radio during my daily listening. There are many such songs which I had been listening and liking without knowing that they have been composed by Bappi Lahiri. I am trying to share them on the blog as possible.

Today I am presenting a song from the movie ‘Suraksha-1979’. Music for this movie was composed by Bappi Lahiri. I vaguely remember the posters mentioning ‘Gunmaster G-9’ of this movie in those years. I have yet to watch this movie.
This movie is going to make its debut on the blog today.

In the year ‘1979’ the following nine movies where Bappi Lahiri had composed the music were released.

Sno Name of the Film(Year) Date of Censor Board Certificate Lyricist/s
1 Aangan Ki Kali(1979) 15.05.1979 Shaily Shailendra
2 Ahsaas(1979) 23.10.1979 Indeevar, Ravindra Peepat
3 Aur Kaun?(1979) 05.01.1979 Amit Khanna
4 Do Hawaldaar(1979) 06.01.1979 Shaily Shailendra
5 Iqraar(1979) 10.09.1979 Kulwant Jani
6 Jaan E Bahaar(1979) 10.08.1979 Gauhar Kanpuri
7 Lahu Ke Do Rang(1979) 11.09.1979 Farooq Qaiser
8 Shikshaa(1979) 28.12.1978 Gauhar Kanpuri
9 Surakshaa(1979) 01.06.1979 Ramesh Pant, Farooq Qaiser

“Surakshaa-1979” was directed by Ravikant Nagaich for ‘Gopi Enterprises, Madras’.

It had Ranjeeta, Mithoon Chakravarty, Jeevan, Jagdeep, Aruna Irani, Prema Narayan, Mala Jaggi, Suresh Oberoi and others.

Tej Saproo and Balaji were introduced on the screen with this movie.

This movie has five songs released with seven sound tracks including one dialogue and one music sound track.

Ramesh Pant wrote four songs and Farooq Qaiser had written one song for this movie.

Today’s song is written by Farooq Qaiser. Singer of the song is Bappi Da himself with Annette and chorus.

This song is played while the titles of the movie are rolling. On screen we can see Mithoon Chakravarty lip-syncing the songs with beautiful girls around him.
This song is heard more nowadays in the musical reality shows where ever there are special episodes on Bappi Lahiri and Mithoon Chakravarty is special judge on the shows. He is a regular feature as ‘special jury’ at many such musical reality shows.

I don’t remember to have listened to this song frequently during those years when the movie was released. However this movie is said to be one of the successful movies of Mithoon Chakravarty then.

Let us now listen to today’s song and pay our tributes to Bappi Lahiri.

(Note – the second stanza mentioned below is not on the audio of this song it is played in the movie though.).


Video

song-Mausam hai gaane ka (Suraksha)(1979) Singers-Bappi Lahiri, Annette, Lyrics-Farooque Kaiser, MD-Bappi Lahiri
chorus

Lyrics

mausam hai
gaane ka
gaane ka
bajaane ka
sun’ne ka
sunaane ka
hansne ka
hansaane ka
raaton ko
jagaane ka
nainon mein
samaane ka aa aa
ye jeewan ye duniya
sapnaa hai
deewaane ka aa
ye jeewan ye duniya
sapnaa hai deewaane ka

(Undeciphered sound)

Gun master
Gun master
I love you
You are mine
Gunmaster g-nine
Gunmaster g-nine

Ru ru ru
Ru ru ru ru ru ru ru ru oo
Ru ru ru
Ru ru ru ru ru ru ru ru oo

aankhon mein
laa laa laa
hasti hai
laa laa laa
chaahat wo
laa laa laa
masti hai
laa laa laa
socho to
laa laa laa
mehengi hai
laa laa laa
le lo to
sasti hai
laa laa laa
ye jeewan ye duniya
sapnaa hai deewaane ka
ye jeewan ye duniya
sapnaa hai deewaane ka

Gun master
Gun master
I love you
You are mine
Gunmaster g-nine
Gunmaster g-nine

Ru ru ru
Ru ru ru ru ru ru ru ru oo
Ru ru ru
Ru ru ru ru ru ru ru ru oo

apna hai
ye naara
har chehra
hai pyaara
jo dil mein
wo munh pe
ham to hai
aawaaraa

ye jeewan ye duniya
sapnaa hai deewaane ka
ye jeewan ye duniya
sapnaa hai deewaane ka

laa laa laa
laa laa laa
laa laa laa
laa laa laa
laa laa laa
laa laa laa aa laa aa laa laa aa
laa laa laa aa laa aa laa laa aa

Gun master
Gun master
I love you
You are mine
Gunmaster g-nine
Gunmaster g-nine
Ru ru ru
Ru ru ru ru ru ru ru ru oo
Ru ru ru
Ru ru ru ru ru ru ru ru oo

har rastaa
laa laa laa
manzil hai
laa laa laa
har toofaan
laa laa laa
saahil hai
laa laa laa
har dhoon hai
laa laa laa
ek naghmaa
laa laa laa
har naghmaa
laa laa laa
ek dil hai
laa laa laa
ye jeewan ye duniya
sapnaa hai deewaane ka
ye jeewan ye duniya
sapnaa hai deewaane ka
laa laa laa
laa laa laa
laa laa laa
laa laa laa
laa laa laa
laa laa laa aa laa aa laa laa aa
laa laa laa aa laa aa laa laa aa


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