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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.

Blog Day : 3825 Post No. : 14829

Wonder pe Thunder !

Today’s song is from film ‘Hare Rama Hare Krishna’ (1971). When I found that this very popular and famous song of the early 70s was yet to be covered in the blog, my first reaction was to disbelieve it. I was almost sure that there was some mistake. I scanned the entire ‘H’ alphabet film list, bur could not see this song under any heading. Then I checked the year wise and MD wise lists – with same result. I was wondering how this song has escaped from the keen eyes of our contributors, who are specialists in the songs of the 70s ! At the end of it, I even checked with Atul ji, who confirmed that the song, indeed, was yet to be covered by us. This was a bonanza for me.

This is one of the songs of RD Burman, which I liked very much. Comparatively, he was one of the new composers in those times – in my opinion – though he had already done about 40 films before ‘Hare Rama Hare Krishna’ (HRHK). In last few years I had liked few songs from his earlier films like ‘Parichay’ (1972), ‘Seeta aur Geeta’ (1972), ‘Caravan’ (1971), ‘Kati Patang’ (1970) and ‘Teesri Manzil’ (1966). However, he suffered in my hands, due to my biased view of film songs of the period of 70s and beyond and except few more songs of RD Burman, I never liked his music, which in general I felt, was too loud and mostly copied from other sources (see several U-Tube videos on this issue, as a proof). However, I concede that he was a worthy son of a worthy composer compared to some other composer-son composers and that his music was much better than theirs and that he lasted for a longer period, cut short only by his sudden death in 1994, at the age of 55 years.

Today’s song is sung by Asha Bhosle and chorus and its video shows that it was sung on screen by a Hippie Girl (Zeenat Aman) amidst a smoking Hippie crowd. Somewhere in the year 1966, I had visited Goa (Panaji) to participate in a conference. During my visit, we had 2 free days and we roamed around the beautiful beaches of Goa. Goa had been liberated from the Portuguese about 6 years back and the Indian tourists did not have enough time yet to spoil the beaches and cities of Goa. So we could really enjoy our trip. During our beach visits we saw many Hippie groups, behaving in a ‘who cares’ attitude on the beaches. No wonder, many of my colleagues took their photographs to show in their respective private circles. That was a time when the Hippie culture had spread around the world.

Hippie (also spelled hippy) people were members of a counter cultural movement during the 1960s and 1970s, that rejected the mores of mainstream American life. The movement originated on college campuses in the United States, and also spread to other countries. Hippies felt alienated from middle-class society, which they saw as dominated by materialism and repression, and they developed their own distinctive lifestyle. They favoured long hair and casual, often unconventional, attire, sometimes in ‘psychedelic’ colours.

Many males grew beards, and both men and women wore sandals and beads. Long flowing granny dresses were popular with women, and rimless granny glasses with both men and women. Hippies commonly took up communal or cooperative living arrangements, and they often adopted vegetarian diets based on unprocessed foods and practiced holistic medicine. Hippies tended to be dropouts from society, foregoing regular jobs and careers, although some developed small businesses that catered to other hippies.

Hippies advocated non-violence and love, a popular phrase being “Make love, not war,” for which they were sometimes called ‘flower children’. They promoted openness and tolerance as alternatives to the restrictions and regimentation they saw in the middle-class society. Hippies often practiced open sexual relationships and lived in various types of family groups. They commonly sought spiritual guidance from sources outside the Judeo-Christian tradition, particularly Buddhism and other Eastern religions. Hippies promoted the recreational use of hallucinogenic drugs, particularly marijuana and LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide), in so-called head trips, justifying the practice as a way of expanding consciousness.

By the mid-1970s the movement had waned, and by the 1980s hippies had given way to a new generation of young people who were intent on making careers for themselves in business and who came to be known as yuppies (young urban professionals). Nonetheless, hippies continued to have an influence on the wider culture, seen, for example, in more relaxed attitudes toward sex, in the new concern for the environment, and in a widespread lessening of formality.

Film HRHK was Dev Anand’s idea. Initially, he wanted Zahida to become its Heroine. She, however rejected the offer when she learnt that in the film, she would be Dev’s sister – Jasbir. Dev Anand also wanted SD Burman to do the music. When Dada heard the original story, in which Zeenat falls in love with Dev, not knowing that he was her brother, Dada flatly refused the film and also advised Dev to change the story, as Indian public would be averse to an incest story. Eventually RD Burman was selected as MD.

Similarly, this song – “Dum Maaro Dum” was originally to be a duet of Usha Uthup and Lata Mangeshkar. Possibly Asha Bhosle, who was on the verge of leaving OPN and joining RD Burman (who had applied for a divorce with Rita –  his wife) scuttled the plan and the song came to Asha as a solo and another duet with usha Uthup. RD burman then changed the whole tune of the song, using Asha’s skill of singing in higher pitches.

All songs of this film became popular, especially “Phoolon Ka Taaron Ka Sabka Kehna Hai” and “Dum Maaro Dum” were heard everywhere. The lyrics of the song “Dum Maaro Dum” were very apt to indicate and describe the philosophy and frustration of the younger generation in that period –

duniya ne hum ko diya kya
duniya se hum ne liya kya
hum sab ki parvah karen kyun
sabne hamara kiya kya

All this clearly indicated what was eating the minds of young people.

Fortunately, 70s was the period when the Hippie culture was on decline worldwide. As such, this type of philosophy and such cult did not fit into the Indian mind set in any case. Therefore, this culture did not grow much here and had a natural end – like everywhere else in the world.

Two interesting anecdotes about this film. One, Dev Anand in his autobiography -“Romancing With Life “, published in 2007, had confessed that during this film, he had fallen in love with Zeenat. He was to make a confession to her, when he learnt that she had gone very close to Raj Kapoor. In one party, he also saw Raj kapoor hugging Zeenat and she was responding to him. Dev was disillusioned. He knew that Zeenat was keen to work in RK’s film ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’, and that all this was due to that only. He simply removed her thought from his mind.

Second is about the Burmans. In the program ‘Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan’, Pancham narrated that – “Papa used to go for morning walk everyday in Juhu. People recognised him and would say, look, SD Burman is going. One day he came back very excited. He told me, today people recognised me and said, Look RD Burman’s father is going. Papa was proud of me that my music in HRHK was famous and popular.”

Nandu Chawathe- a leading fiddler and violinist was associated with Pancham in those days. This person – Nandu Chawathe, was a guest in one of our get togethers of Atulites in Mumbai, thanks to one of our members Nitin ji Shah. He had played some songs on his violin in that meeting,  Chawathe says that Dev Anand was very much upset, when Asha replaced Lata and Pancham took time to compose the new tune for Asha Bhosle. The final product, however, pleased Dev Anand.

The story of the film, as given in wiki, is –

In the background of the rise of the International Hare Krishna movement in the 1970s, is a Montreal-based family of the Jaiswals, consisting of mom, dad, son, Prashant, and daughter, Jasbir. Due to differences, Mr and Mrs Jaiswal separate, leaving Jasbir with dad, and Prashant with his mom. Eventually Prashant and his mom travel to India, leaving father and daughter behind in Montreal. Mr. Jaiswal remarries, and brings his new wife to live in his home. Jasbir is told by her nanny that her mother & brother are dead. Back in India Prashant is sent to a boarding school and his father makes sure that none of Prashant’s letters reach Jasbir, so that it would be easy on her part to get over emotional trauma. Jasbir is upset with her inconsiderate step-mother and ignorant father who is deeply immersed in his business.

Years later, Prashant has grown up to be a pilot. He has received a letter from his dad that Jasbir, who had rebelled and left home, is now located in Kathmandu, Nepal, with a group of hippies. Prashant decides to find his sister and hopefully get her back to the family. When Prashant lands in Kathmandu he does not find Jasbir, but instead finds Janice, who is indeed his sister with a new name. Janice has no recollection of her childhood, and is always in the company of hippies spending most of her time consuming alcohol & drugs with them.

Janice lives with the hippies in the property rented out by local landlord Drona. Drona’s real business is stealing ancient artifacts from Kathmandu and selling it to foreign nationals. Michael, one of the hippies, is the one who does all the dirty work for him. Janice’s boyfriend Deepak misunderstands that Prashant is trying to woo Janice, hence they exchange a few blows every time they meet. Meanwhile, Drona has an eye on Shanti, a local salesgirl working in one of the shops owned by him. Shanti has feelings for Prashant which creates one more enemy for him. Later Prashant and Shanti elope and get married. At the same time a precious idol is stolen from local temple by Michael, which he hides in Janice’s house. Prashant secretly observes all this. Drona tries to frame Shanti for theft by secretly planting another stolen artifact in her house. Later he spreads the word that since the day Prashant has arrived idols are being stolen and he is stalking local girls.

The police commissioner is a friend of Prashant’s father, and has already received a letter stating the purpose of Prashant’s visit to Kathmandu. He suspects that Drona is trying to frame Prashant because he has married Shanti. He gets a search warrant for the entire property of Drona and recovers a diary which has contact details of his friends abroad who help him sell the stolen artifacts. The police also recover the stolen artifact from Shanti’s home, squarely blaming Prashant for it. Shanti is deeply hurt by this and looks around for Prashant. Prashant meanwhile is with Janice, trying to convince her that he is her brother, who she had been told dead long back. Michael overhears the conversation & conspires to put the blame on the brother-sister duo. Taking advantage of the situation Drona and Michael instigate the locals against Prashant by framing him for the theft and duping Shanti under pretext of marriage. The hippies and the locals are now ready to bash Prashant the moment they come across him.

When Prashant again tries to meet Janice, the hippies give him a solid thrashing. The police commissioner intervenes and Prashant is saved. At the same time the true face of Drona is uncovered and he meets his end trying to run away from police. Janice sees that both her parents have arrived to meet her and realizes that Prashant is indeed her brother. Janice is deeply hurt that her parents had to see her in this state. She runs away from them and commits suicide. In her suicide note she tells Prashant how deeply she loved him and she never intended him to find her in this state and suicide was the only way out for her.

‘Hare Rama Hare Krishna’ (released on 9-12-1971) was a Landmark film for Navketan – a film production company, which could boast of a world record (yet unbeaten) that the company was run for 62 years by the same person who established it in 1949 ! The cult song “Dum Maaro Dum” became so popular that no function was complete without this song for the next 10 years! Enjoy this song here today…..

[Author’s Note: The article uses information from books ‘Gaata Rahe Mera Dil’ and ‘Music Beyond Boundaries’, Wiki, The Hindu and my notes].

Video (Partial)

Audio (Complete)

Song – Dum Maro Dum, Mit Jaayen Gham  (Hare Rama Hare Krishna) (1971) Singer – Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Anand Bakshi, Music – RD Burman
Female Chorus
Male Chorus

Lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)

hush..shh..shh..shh

dum maaro dum..mm..mmaaaa
mit jaaye gham..mm..mmaaaa
bolo subah shaa..aam
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram

dum maaro dum..mm..mmaaaa
mit jaaye gham..mm..mmaaaa
bolo subah shaa..aam
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram

pa..aa pa ra pa pa tu tu tu
aa..aa ee..ee
ta raa ta raa ta raa ta raa raa..aa

duniya ne hum ko diya kya
duniya se hum ne liya kya
hum sab ki parvah karen kyon
sab ne hamaara kiya kya
duniya ne hum ko diya kya
duniya se hum ne liya kya
hum sab ki parvah karen kyon
sab ne hamaara kiya kya

aaaa aaaa aaaa aaaa

dum maaro dum..mm..mmaaaa
mit jaayen gham..mm..mmaaaa
bolo subah shaa..aam
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram

hush..shh..shh..shh

dum maaro dum..mm..mmaaaa
mit jaaye gham..mm..mmaaaa
bolo subah shaa..aam
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram

chaahe jiyenge marenge
hum na kisi se darenge
hum ko na roke zamaana
jo chaahenge hum karenge

aaaa aaaa aaaa aaaa

dum maaro dum..mm..mmaaaa
mit jaayen gham..mm..mmaaaa
bolo subah shaa..aam
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram
hare krishn hare ram

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir)
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हश॰॰शश॰॰शश॰॰शश

दम मारो दम॰॰मम्म॰॰मम्मआ॰॰आ
मिट जाएँ ग़म॰॰मम्म॰॰मम्मआ॰॰आ
बोलो सुबह शा॰॰आम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम

दम मारो दम॰॰मम्म॰॰मम्मआ॰॰आ
मिट जाएँ ग़म॰॰मम्म॰॰मम्मआ॰॰आ
बोलो सुबह शा॰॰आम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम

पा॰॰आ प र पा पा तु तु तु
आ॰॰आ ई॰॰ई
त रा त रा त रा त रा रा॰॰आ

दुनिया ने हमको दिया क्या
दुनिया से हमने लिया क्या
हम सबकी परवाह करें क्यों
सब ने हमारा किया क्या

आ॰॰ आ॰॰ आ॰॰ आ॰॰

दम मारो दम॰॰मम्म॰॰मम्मआ॰॰आ
मिट जाएँ ग़म॰॰मम्म॰॰मम्मआ॰॰आ
बोलो सुबह शा॰॰आम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम

हश॰॰शश॰॰शश॰॰शश

दम मारो दम॰॰मम्म॰॰मम्मआ॰॰आ
मिट जाएँ ग़म॰॰मम्म॰॰मम्मआ॰॰आ
बोलो सुबह शा॰॰आम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम

चाहे जिएंगे मरेंगे
हम ना किसी से डरेंगे
हमको ना रोके ज़माना
जो चाहेंगे हम करेंगे

आ॰॰ आ॰॰ आ॰॰ आ॰॰

दम मारो दम॰॰मम्म॰॰मम्मआ॰॰आ
मिट जाएँ ग़म॰॰मम्म॰॰मम्मआ॰॰आ
बोलो सुबह शा॰॰आम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम
हरे कृष्ण हरे राम

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

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3822 Post No. : 14823

‘PANCHAM-RAFI’ Jodi’s Variety Songs – 4
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Today 4th January is the twenty fifth ‘Remembrance Day’ (27th June’1939- 04th January’1994) of the ‘versatile genius’ RD Burman or our beloved Pancham Da. One cannot believe that it is twenty five years now since Pancham Da left us. His songs are a daily routine for me and maybe many like me, and so it never appears that he is not there. He is always there with us – the music lovers.

I wish to send an article with other song composed by Pancham for this occasion, however could not finish that article hence I for today’s occasion I am sharing herewith one of my already pending article under the series ‘Pancham-Rafi Jodi’s variety songs. We already have the following songs earlier in this series posted on the blog;

Jaag devta naag devta

Raqqaasa mare naam

Maine kab chaaha ke doolha banoonga

So coming back after a long gap in this series, today we have song composed by RD Burman from the movie ‘Takkar’ (1980). Today’s song of ‘Pancham – Rafi Jodi Songs’ is a melodious devotional song.

‘Takkar’ is a Padmalaya Films Production. produced by GA Sheshagiri Rao and directed by K Bapaiyaa. The movie had Sanjeev Kumar, Zeenat Aman, Jeetendra, Jayaprada, Vinod Mehra (double role), Bindiya Goswami, Ranjeet, Mac Mohan, Ashok Kumar, Kamini Kaushal, Sujit Kumar, Jeevan, Mukri, Asrani, Shivaraj, Leela Chitnis, Komila Virk, Jalal Agha, Mohan Choti, Master Bittoo, A. Abdul Hameed, Mac Mohan, Umesh Sharma, Swaraj Gupta, Anand Mohan, Umesh Khanna, K N Reddy, Pawan Babu, Asha Sachdev, Prema Narayan etc. in it.

As per HFGK this movie was passed by Censor Board on 07.04.1980. It had total seven songs in it wherein Asha Bhonsle, Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, Mahendra Kapoor, and Mohd Rafi gave their voices to the songs in this movie. Lyrics for this movie were written by Anand Bakshi and Music was composed by R.D. Burman.

I do not remember to have heard this song till this post. Also from the list of other songs of this movie they don’t seem familiar to me. Though I am aware that there was this movie in those days, but have not watched it then and even till date. This is the second song from this film to appear on the blog.

Here is the brief about this film that Atul ji mentioned while posting the first song from this film (on 09.09.2013) – Moorty Ganesh Ki Andar Daulat Desh Ki.

In today’s song Sanjeev Kumar and Zeenat Aman are lip syncing in Mohd Rafi and Asha Bhonsle’s voice respectively on the screen. Ashok Kumar, Kamini Kaushal, Jeevan, Bindiya Goswami and others are seen in the song.

From the video of the song one can assume that Zeenat Aman looks for her ‘Shyam’ in Sanjeev Kumar and Ashok Kumar seems to find the spiritual one, few seem to be interested in Kanhaiyya’s moorty itself and Sanjeev Kumar preparing to take on the evils or he too wants to get this ‘moorty’. Only those who have watched this movie can help us.

But the song is a nice hummable one. As mentioned above lyrics of this song are by Anand Bakshi and it is composed by RD Burman.

Let us now enjoy this interesting song.

Song – Maakhan Chor Nandkishore Manmohan Ghanshyam Re (Takkar) (1980) Singer – Mohammed Rafi, Asha Bhonsle, Lyrics – Anand Bakshi, MD – RD Burman
Mohammed Rafi + Asha Bhonsle

Lyrics

maakhanchor nandkishore
manmohan ghanshyam re
kitne tere roop re
kitne tere naam re

arey maakhanchor nandkishore
manmohan ghanshyam re
kitne tere roop re
kitne tere naam re

devki maa ne janam diya aur
maiyya yashoda ne paala aa aa aa
devki maa ne janam diya aur
maiyya yashoda ne paala aa
tu gokul ka gwaala
bindraban ka bansari waala aa

ho aaj teri bansi phir baaji
mere mann ke dhaam re
kitne tere roop re
kitne tere naam re

ho maakhanchor nandkishore
manmohan ghanshyam re
kitne tere roop re
kitne tere naam re

kaali naag ke saath ladaa tu
zaalim kans ko maara aa aa aa
kaali naag ke saath ladaa tu
zaalim kans ko maara aa aa
baal awasthaa mein hi tune
khela khel ye saara

tera bachpan
tera jeewan
jaise ek sangraam re
kitne tere roop re
kitne tere naam re

o maakhanchor nandkishore
manmohan ghanshyam re
kitne tere roop re ae
kitne tere naam re ae

tu ne sabka chain churaaya
o chitchor kanhaiyya aa aa aa
tu ne sabka chain churaaya
o chitchor kanhaiyya
o o o
o jaane kab ghar aaye dekhe
raah yashoda maiyya
arey vyaakul radha dhoondhe shyam
na aaya ho gayi shaam re
kitne tere roop re
kitne tere naam re

o maakhanchor nandkishore
manmohan ghanshyam re
kitne tere roop re
kitne tere naam re ae …


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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Avinash Scrapwala)
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माखनचोर नंदकिशोर
मनमोहन घनश्याम रे
कितने तेरे रूप रे
कितने तेरे नाम रे

अरे माखनचोर नंदकिशोर
मनमोहन घनश्याम रे
कितने तेरे रूप रे
कितने तेरे नाम रे

देवकी माँ ने जनम दिया और
मैय्या यशोदा ने पाला आ आ आ
देवकी माँ ने जनम दिया और
मैय्या यशोदा ने पाला आ
तू गोकुल का ग्वाला
बिंद्राबन का बंसरी वाला आ

हो आज तेरी बंसी फिर बाजी
मेरे मन के धाम रे
कितने तेरे रूप रे
कितने तेरे नाम रे

हो माखनचोर नंदकिशोर
मनमोहन घनश्याम रे
कितने तेरे रूप रे
कितने तेरे नाम रे

काली नाग के साथ लड़ा तू
ज़ालिम कंस कों मारा आ आ आ
काली नाग के साथ लड़ा तू
ज़ालिम कंस कों मारा आ आ
बाल अवस्था में ही तुने
खेला खेल ये सारा

तेरा बचपन
तेरा जीवन
जैसे एक संग्राम रे
कितने तेरे रूप रे
कितने तेरे नाम रे

ओ माखनचोर नंदकिशोर
मनमोहन घनश्याम रे
कितने तेरे रूप रे ए
कितने तेरे नाम रे ए

तुने सबका चैन चुराया
ओ चितचोर कन्हैय्या आ आ आ
तुने सबका चैन चुराया
ओ चितचोर कन्हैय्या
ओ ओ ओ
जाने कब घर आये देखे
राह यशोदा मैय्या
अरे व्याकुल राधा ढूंढें श्याम
न आया हो गयी शाम रे
कितने तेरे रूप रे
कितने तेरे नाम रे


ओ माखनचोर नंदकिशोर
मनमोहन घनश्याम रे
कितने तेरे रूप रे ए
कितने तेरे नाम रे ए …


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

Blog Day : 3778 Post No. : 14758

Hullo to all in Atuldom

Once upon a not-so-long a time ago the anniversary page on our blog said that Helen – the dancing diva – celebrates her birthday on 21st October and I had sent this song – “Lovelina, Aa Gaya Main“, from ‘Agent Vinod’ (1977) for the occasion. Then over the years we got enlightened that her birthdate was 21st November. And as I sit to write this, further enlightenment strikes – she turns 80 today!!!! WOW!!! And she has been entertaining us since she was 13, having appeared in ‘Awaara’ in 1951 – that is 67 years in public eye. Of course, the last time I saw her in front of the camera was on satellite television when she appeared on the chat show ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ along with another favourite of mine – Asha Parekh. And so far, the last film that she has appeared in is ‘Heroine’ (2012) which is directed by Madhur Bhandarkar and starred Kareena Kapoor in the main lead. In there she portrays the character of a film artiste who is past her prime and is forgotten by the industry.

But the truth is Helen is not a forgotten has-been as far as the industry and her fans are concerned. She is still remembered fondly whenever we hear songs that she had performed to. Her sprightly steps, her outfits which were never garish even when there were sequins and feathers stuck on them, her luxuriant hair done up in various styles – are somethings which no other dancer or actress has ever tried to copy. She was never called a plain item girl, she was always the supporting actress who had some substance to her role even if it was two or three songs, with a few emotional scenes and there were films she was the second heroine pining for the hero and would give up her love or life in the climax so that the lead pair could live HAPPILY EVER AFTER. She has had a HAPPILY EVER AFTER life personally too even though she is her husbands’ (Salim Khan) second wife, theirs is a one big happy family and all of her step children have bonded closely with her. She has an adopted daughter who was given a grand wedding in 2014 and is now a grandma to that girl’s child. Her family is growing and hope her happiness grows too.

‘Ram Balram’ is a 1980 movie produced by Tito and directed by Vijay Anand. The movie was an average success at the box office. It brought Jai (Amitabh) and Veeru (Dharmendra) together after a gap of five years – five years after the super successful ‘Sholay’ (1975). ‘Ram Balram’ was the story of two ‘chachere bhais’ (cousins) who have a score to settle with Ajit – another of their chacha – who is responsible for all the calamities that struck their family. There is also a nautch girl – Tarabai (Helen) – who has some axe to grind against Ajit. As the movie moves to the climax, we have the brothers and Tarabai reaching their goals but in the melee Tarabai dies but not before seeing her daughter (Zeenat Aman) happy and in love with Ram (Dharmendra). Today’s song is a typical ‘trying to distract the villains’ henchmen’. The song is sung by Mohd Rafi, Asha Bhonsle and Dilraj Kaur. It has both Zeenat Aman and Helen dressed in sarees (unusual for them) dancing a typical Dharmendra dance. The song was written by Anand Bakshi.

I had been reserving this song for a rainy day- for a time when I write a last-minute post. And so here it is to wish both Zeenat Aman (had her birthday on 19th– turned 67) and Helen a very happy birthday.

 

Song – Balram Ne Bahut Samjhaaya Par Ram Ne Dhoka Khaaya (Ram Balram) (1980) Singer – Mohammed Rafi, Asha Bhosle, Dilraj Kaur, Lyrics – Anand Bakshi, MD – Laxmikant Pyaarelal
Asha Bhosle + Dilraj Kaur
Mohammed Rafi + Asha Bhosle + Dilraj Kaur

Lyrics

balram ne bahut samjhaaya
balram ne bahut samjhaaya
par ram ne dhokha khaya
ab to ram hi jaan bachaaye
bachaaye
beda paar lagaaye
ab to ram hi jaan bachaaye
beda paar lagaaye
jo hona tha ho gaya
jo hona hai ho jaaye  
ab to ram hi jaan bachaaye
beda paar lagaaye
ab to ram hi jaan bachaaye
beda paar lagaaye

hum pinjre ke panchhi
pinjre ke panchhi
hum pinjare ke panchhi
hum se kitni door bahaarein
door bahaarein
aao mil kar sochen
mil kar sochen
aao mil kar sochen
apni bigdi aap sawaarein
teri saari baatein jaisi lakdi ki talwaarein
lakdi ki talwaarein
lakdi ki talwaar to
talwaar to
mushkil mein kaam na aaye
ab to ram hi jaan bachaaye
beda paar lagaaye
ab to ram hi jaan bachaaye
beda paar lagaaye

ho gore mukh pe zulf ye kali
naagan si lehraaye
naagan se rehna door sapere
tujhe das na jaaye
jaan hatheli par jo rakhe
apne pas wo aaye
aane wale aa gaye
aa gaye
dil dhadke haye haye
ab to ram hi jaan bachaaye
beda paar lagaaye
ab to ram hi jaan bachaaye
beda paar lagaaye

jab tak ram ki sena aaye
gaate raho ye gaana
oommm ommmm
jab tak ram ki sena aaye
gaate raho ye gaana
band hai saare darwaaze
har rasta hai anjaana
arre mushkil hai iss rawan ki lanka se bach ke jaana
arre mushkil hai iss rawan ki lanka se bach ke jaana
vinti hai hanuman se
hanuman se
lanka mein aag lagaaye
ab to ram hi jaan bachaaye
beda paar lagaaye
jo hona tha ho gaya
jo hona hai ho jaaye
ab to ram hi jaan bachaaye
beda paar lagaaye
ab to ram hi jaan bachaaye
beda paar lagaaye
ab to ram hi jaan bachaaye
beda paar lagaaye

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Hindi script lyrics (Provided by Sudhir Kapur)
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बलराम ने बहुत समझाया
बलराम ने बहुत समझाया
पर राम ने धोखा खाया
अब तो राम ही जान बचाए
बचाए
बेड़ा पार लगाये
अब तो राम ही जान बचाए
बेड़ा पार लगाये
जो होना था हो गया
जो होना है हो जाये
अब तो राम ही जान बचाए
बेड़ा पार लगाये
अब तो राम ही जान बचाए
बेड़ा पार लगाये

हम पिंजरे के पंछी
पिंजरे के पंछी
हम पिंजरे के पंछी
हमसे कितनी दूर बहारें
दूर बहारें
आओ मिल कर सोचें
मिल कर सोचें
आओ मिल कर सोचें
अपनी बिगड़ी आप संवारें
तेरी सारी बातें जैसे लकड़ी की तलवारें
लकड़ी की तलवारें
लकड़ी की तलवार तो
तलवार तो
मुश्किल में काम ना आए
अब तो राम ही जान बचाए
बेड़ा पार लगाये
अब तो राम ही जान बचाए
बेड़ा पार लगाये

हो गोरे मुख पे जुल्फ ये काली
नागन सी लहराए
नागन से रहना दूर सपेरे
तुझे डस ना जाये
जान हथेली पर जो रखे
अपने पास वो आए
आने वाले आ गए
आ गए
दिल धड़के हाए हाए
अब तो राम ही जान बचाए
बेड़ा पार लगाये
अब तो राम ही जान बचाए
बेड़ा पार लगाये

जब तक राम की सेना आए
गाते रहो ये गाना
ओमम्ममम ओमम्ममम
जब तक राम की सेना आए
गाते रहो ये गाना
बंद हैं सारे दरवाज़े
हर रस्ता है अंजाना
अरे मुश्किल है इस रावण की लंका से बच के जाना
अरे मुश्किल है इस रावण की लंका से बच के जाना
विनती है हनुमान से
हनुमान से
लंका में आग लगाए
अब तो राम ही जान बचाए
बेड़ा पार लगाये
जो होना था हो गया
जो होना है हो जाये
अब तो राम ही जान बचाए
बेड़ा पार लगाये
अब तो राम ही जान बचाए
बेड़ा पार लगाये
अब तो राम ही जान बचाए
बेड़ा पार लगाये


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Blog Day : 3544 Post No. : 14227

“Qurbaani”(1980) was produced and directed by Feroz Khan. The movie had Feroz Khan, Vinod Khanna, Zeenat Aman, Amjad Khan, Shakti Kapoor, Aruna Irani, Amrish Puri and Kadar Khan etc in it.

The movie had five songs in it. Four of these songs have been covered in the past. Here are the details of the four songs from “Qurbaani” (1980) that have already been showcased in the blog:-

Song Title

Post No.

Post Date

Ham tumhen chaahte hain aise 3082 6-Oct-10
Aap jaisa koi mein zindagi mein aaye MD-Biddu 7349 15-Jan-13
Qurbaani qurbaani qurbaani Allah ko pyaari hai qurbaani 11419 25-Sep-15
Laila main Laila 14222 31-Mar-18

The movie was “inspired” from a curry western Italian/German movie called “The Master touch”(1974). The movie has impressive background music by Ennio Moricone whose background music in movies like “The Good, The Bad and the Ugly”, “For a few dollars more” etc are extremely popular till today.

“Qurbaani” (1980) makers looked elsewhere for inspiration for the songs of the movie. While Kalyanji Anandji “arranged” or created music for four songs, as the case may be. one “western” song was composed by Biddu and that song turned out to be one of the freakest hits in the history of HFM. The creaters of this song, viz Nazia Hassan and Biddu could never replicate that success again.

Here is the fifth and final song from “Qurbaani” (1980) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Asha Bhonsle and Rafi. Indeewar is the lyricist. Music is by Kalyanji Anandji.

While listening to the lyrics of the songs of this movie, I realised that the lyrics writing of Indeewar has not received the credit that he deserved. For instance, he has given a routine Hindi film song situation such wonderful yet simple sounding lyrics that this song has gone on to become an all time classic.

The song is picturised on Zeenat Aman and Feroz Khan on the rugged and picturesque locations of Afghanistan. Some people like it for the picturisation, while some people like it for the singers. This song was one of the last few Rafi-Asha Bhonsle duets out of the several hundred songs that they sang together.

With this song, “Qurbaani” (1980) joins the list of movies that have all their songs covered in the blog.


Song-Kya dekhte ho soorat tumhaari (Qurbaani)(1980) Singers-Asha Bhonsle, Rafi, Lyrics-Indeewar, MD-Kalyanji Anandji

Lyrics

kya dekhte ho
kya dekhte ho
soorat tumhaari
kya chaahte ho
chaahat tumhaari
na hum jo keh den
keh na sakogi
lagti nahin thheek neeyat tumhaari
kya dekhte ho
soorat tumhaari
kya chaahte ho
chaahat tumhaari
na hum jo keh den
keh na sakogi
lagti nahin thheek neeyat tumhaari
kya dekhte ho
soorat tumhaari

roz roz
roz roz dekhoon tujhe
nayi nayi lage mujhe
angon mein amrit ki dhaara
tere angon mein amrit ki dhaara

dil lene ki dhang teri
seekhi koi rang tere
baaton ka andaaz pyaara
teri baaton ka andaaz pyaara
sharaarat se chehra chamakne laga kyoon
sharaarat se chehra chamakne laga kyoon

yeh rang laayi hai sangat tumhaari
kya dekhte ho
soorat tumhaari

socho zara
socho zara
jaan-e-jigar
beetegi kya tumpe agar
humko jo koi chura le
tumse humko jo koi chura le
kisi ne jo tumhen chheena
naamumkin hai uska jeena
kaise nazar koi daale
tumpe kaise nazar koi daale

pyaar pe apne itna bharosa
pyaar pe apne itna bharosa
itna mohabbat mein fitrat hamaari
kya dekhte ho
soorat tumhaari
kya chaahte ho
chaahat tumhaari
na hum jo keh den
keh na sakogi
lagti nahin thheek neeyat tumhaari
kya dekhte ho
soorat tumhaari


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Blog Day : 3543 Post No. : 14222

“Qurbaani”(1980) was produced and directed by Feroz Khan. The movie had Feroz Khan, Vinod Khanna, Zeenat Aman, Amjad Khan, Shakti Kapoor, Aruna Irani, Amrish Puri and Kadar Khan etc in it.

I knew that Feroz Khan’s movies were inspired from Western movies, but I never knew that he would unbshedly lift frame by frame scenes. It turns out that the movie is almost a frame by frame lift from “The Master touch”(1974), an Italian/German curry western movie.

One would argue that “Qurbani”(1980) had songs in it and that way it had at least its songs that were not inspired from the movie. Indeed that is what one though till now.

It turns out that even the songs of this movie were inspired from foreign sources, and not necessarily from the usual sources.

Take the case of “Laila Main Laila” song rom “Qurbaani”(1980). I thought that it was one the “better” and “original” compositions created during the “disco” era of HFM. But I was wrong. It turns out that this popular song is a direct lift from the composition “Chicano” by an African group called “Black Blood”.

Here is this “Qurbaani”(1980) song “Laila Main Laila” which is sung by Kanchan, Amit Kumar and chorus. The song is picturised as a “disco” song on Zeenat Aman, Amjad Khan and others.

Lyricist is Indeewar. He gets the credit for fitting in lyrics to go with the tune. Kalyanji Anandji are the music arrangers, rather than music composers, for this song.


Song-Laila main Laila (Qurbaani)(1980) Singers-Kanchan, Amit Kumar, Lyrics-Indeewar, MD-Kalyanji Anandji
Chorus

Lyrics

laila main laila
aisi hoon laila
har koi chaahe mujhse milna akela
laila main laila
aisi hoon laila
har koi chaahe mujhse milna akela
jisko bhi dekhoon
aa aa aa
duniya bhula doon
aa aa
majnu bana doon
aa aa
aisi main laila
aa aa
laila o laila laila
aisi tu laila
har koi chaahe tujhse milna akela

o o
mohabbat ka jisko tareeqa na aaya
use zindagi ka saleeka na aaya
raah e wafa mein
aa aa
jaan par jo khela
aa aa
uske liye hai yeh
aa aa
haseenon ka mela
aa aa
laila main laila
aa aa
aisi hoon laila
aa aa
har koi chaahe mujhse
aa aa
milna akela
aa aa
o laila
aa ha
aa ha
aa ha
gullu gullu
gullu gullu
gullu gullu
gullu gullu
ha bubuk bubuk
ha bubuk bubuk

hey
haay haay

mujhe dekhkar jo
na dekhe kisi ko
mere vaaste jo
mita de khudi ko
usi deewaane ki
aa aa
banoongi main laila
aa aa
use pyaar doongi main
aa aa
pehla pehla
aa aa
laila main laila
aa aa
aisi hoon laila
aa aa
har koi chaahe mujhse
aa aa
milna akela
aa aa

laila o laila laila
aa aa
aisi tu laila
aa aa
har koi chaahe tujhse
o ho
milna akela
laila o laila laila
o Laila
aisi tu laila
o Laila
har koi chaahe tujhse milna akela
laa laa laa laa laa aa aa
laa laa laa laa laa aa aa
la la la la laa aa aa
la la la laa aa


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

Blog Day : 3530 Post No. : 14180

Hullo Atuldom

Today is the first birth date, after the death of a personality who passed away at the age of 79 in December 2017. He retired from in front of the camera in 1999 after nearly 58 years of active Bollywood life. Amitabh Bachchan held him in high esteem and was always grateful to him for co-starring in ‘Deewar’ (1975) in a kind of second-hero role inspite of being much more senior and popular actor at the time when that film was being made.

Yes, today Shashi Kapoor would have turned 80. It is really saddening to remember him today. Infact, this last six to twelve months have been bad to fans of Bollywood; having lost personalities/ celebrities like Om Puri, Vinod Khanna, Sridevi, Shashi Kapoor etc. expectedly and unexpectedly. Vinod Khanna and Shashi Kapoor were ill for sometime but Om Puri’s and Sridevi’s deaths were shocking. But we never know what god has in store for us.

But let us snap out of this mood and enjoy the song with this post. It is from the 1983 film ‘Bandhan Kachchey Dhaagon Ka’. It is a song in the voice of Usha Uthup, Asha Bhonsle and Suresh Wadkar. It has music by Hemant Bhonsle, and lyrics by Anjaan. The movie was produced by KC Sharma and written and directed by Anil Sharma. The movie explored the relation between a happily married couple when faced with a new unexpected entrant in their life. Actually the husband is unaware that he has a son from a previous girlfriend (I don’t remember exactly if it is a previous girlfriend or an encounter with a particularly beautiful business associate). The child’s mother, Zeenat Aman, is bringing up the child as a single parent when she discovers she is terminally ill. So she sends the child across to its father without telling the child that “this is your father”. But the situation, much like in ‘Masoom’ (also in 1983) is enough to topple the apple cart of the family which takes the couple up to the threshold of divorce.

This movie came when Shashi Kapoor was looking younger than his age. When he was living a much-loved life. It never showed in his acting or his countenance that he was worried about his sick wife Jennifer. But when she died of cancer Shashi Kapoor was so heart broken that he suddenly aged, gained weight for a movie-role and then didn’t bother to loose it. Suddenly he was seen in fatherly and grand-fatherly roles when he was only  in his 40s and then took complete retirement from movies in 1999 at the age of 60. And then he was seen regularly at Mumbai’s Prithvi Theatre which he had set up with his wife. The last Bollywood movie he was seen in was ‘Akela’.

Remembering him today with this song in which he seen enjoying himself with Kalpana Iyer, Zeenat Aman and a group of rain dance revellers. And please note he has different dancing style in this song. 🙂

Song – Hands Up Jaani Hands Up (Bandhan Kachche Dhaagon Ka) (1983) Singer – Usha Uthup, Suresh Wadkar, Asha Bhosle, Lyrics – Anjaan, MD – Hemant Bhosle
Chorus
Kalpana Iyer

Lyrics

hey ae ae ae hands up

hands up
jaani hands up
de de dil de
de de de de dil de
de dena
hands up
jaani hands up
de de dil de
de de de de dil de
de dena
de dena
aa aaaa haaaa haaa
de de dil de

hands up
jaani hands up
de de dil de
de de de de dil de
de dena
hands up
jaani hands up
de de dil de
de de de de dil de
de dena
de dena
aa aaaa haaaa haaa
de de dil de

mehbooba ho ya daroga
pistol dikha ke dil maangti ho

haan naya zamaana naya andaz
haa haa haa haa

dil mera mera nahin
kaise de doon tujhe
jiska tha dil
usey de diya
tu maaf kar de mujhe
dil mera mera nahin
la lalaa
kaise de doon tujhe
la lalaa
jiska tha dil
aahaa
usey de diya
aahaa
tu maaf kar de mujhe
na na na bahaana chhodo
chhodo jaane jaana de do dil
dil dil dil
hands up
jaani hands up
de de dil de
de de de de dil de
de dena
hands up
jaani hands up
de de dil de
de de de de dil de
de dena
de dena
aa aaaa haaaa haaaa
de de dil de

arre itna bhi nahin jaanti
mehbooba loot’ti nahin lut jaati hai
achcha

maange se milta nahin
chheenega kya koi dil
kismat mein
milna nahin
phir kaise dil jaaye mil
maange se milta nahin
oh ho
chheenega kya koi dil
oh ho ho
kismat mein
oo
milna nahin
ho
phir kaise dil jaaye mil
na na na bahana chhodo
chhodo jaane jaana de do dil
dil dil dil
hands up
jaani hands up
de de dil de
de de de de  dil de
de dena
hands up
jaani hands up
de de dil de
de de de dil de
de dena
de dena
aa aaaa haaaa haaaa
de de dil de

[lots of words by Usha Uthup]



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Blog Day : 3513 Post No. : 14112

“Deewaangi”(1976) was produced by Subodh Mukherji and directed by Sameer Ganguly. The movie had Shashi Kapoor, Zeenat Aman, Helen, Manju, Mehmood, Madan Puri, Narendra Nath, Paintal etc in it.

The movie had six songs in it.

Here is the first song from “Deewaangi”(1976) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Kishore Kumar. Anand Bakshi is the lyricist. Music is composed by S D Burman.

The song is picturised as a roothna-manaana song on Shashi Kapoor and Zeenat Aman.

This song was the only song of the movie which was composed by S D Burman. He expired before he could compose other songs. The remaining five songs were later composed by Ravindra Jain.

With this song, all Hindi relaesed movies with music by S D Burman (except one movie ) have now been represented in the blog. “Chittor Vijay”(1947) is the only movie with S D Burman’s music which is missing from the blog because songs from this movie are not available to us as of now.

With this song, “Deewaangi”(1976) makes itd debut in the blog.


Song-Chal sapnon ke shahar mein tujhe le jaata hoon (Deewaangi)(1976) Singer-Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-S D Burman

Lyrics

ae
suno to
kyun roothhi ho
maan jaao na
hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm
hmm hmm

chal sapnon ke shahar mein tujhe le jaata hoon
chal sapnon ke shahar mein tujhe le jaata hoon
teri raahon mein sitaare main bikhraata hoon
chal sapnon ke shahar

tu kis liye mehnat kare
tu hai mohabbat ke liye haseena
teri kasam
kya hai sitam
tere badan se kyun chamakta hai paseena
ho ho ho
main tere haathon ke chhaalon se jal jaata hoon
chal sapnon ke shahar mein tujhe le jaata hoon
chal sapnon ke shahar

kadmon ki dhool ban kar ye phool
tere mere kadam choom rahe hain
har gham se door
masti mein choor
ban ke sharaabi se hum jhoom rahe hain
ho
ho ho ho
apni aashaaon ki main paalki le aata hoon
chal sapnon ke shahar mein tujhe le jaata hoon
chal sapnon ke shahar

gore gore
phoolon jaise paanv mein
shabnam ki paayal padi hai
heere moti
pahne huye
sheeshmahal mein tu pari ban ke khadi hai
hmm
hmm hmm
maine jo dekha hai tujhko bhi dikhlaata hoon
chal sapnon ke shahar mein tujhe le jaata hoon
teri raahon mein sitaare main bikhraata hoon
chal sapnon ke shahar


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Blog Day : 3501 Post No. : 14067

“Heera Panna”(1973) was produced and directed by Dev Anand for Navketan Internationa Films Private Limited, Bombay. This “social” movie had Dev Anand, Zeenat Aman, Dheeraj, Rehman, Jeewan, Paintal, Rakhi (special appearance), Sudhir, Manmohan, Shaam Kumar, Maruti, A K Hangal, Neelam, Sheetal, Dilip Dutt, Kirti Kumar, Mac Mohan, Rajrani, Madhup Sharma, Dhanna, Mohammad Ali, Chhura etc in it.

This movie had four songs in it. Three of these songs have been covered in the blog in the past. Here are their details:-

Song Title

Post No.

Post Date

Heera ki tamanna hai ke panna mujhe mil jaaye 770 19-Feb-09
Bahut door mujhe chale jaana hai 6726 26-Sep-12
Ek paheli hai tu 13786 3-Dec-17

Here is the fourth and final song from “Heera Panna”(1973) to appear in the blog. This song is sung by Kishore Kumar. Anand Bakshi is the lyricist. Music is composed by R D Burman.

The song is picturised on Dev Anand and Zeenat Aman. In the song, Dev Saab is seen posing as a fashion photographer who claims to get skimpily clad females to pose for him. 🙂 I do not think too many moviegoers were convinced when the movie was released. Dev Saab and Rahman made their debuts together in the same movie in 1946 in “Ham Sab Ek Hain”. But we find Rahman playing a middle aged man in “Heera Panna”(1973) while Dev Saab kept insisting on playing half his age, looking as unconvincing as one can be. 🙂

The very first song of the movie, viz the theme song was the most popular song from the movie as far as I was concerned. I remember all the songs from the movie though I suspect that these songs have become rather less known songs by now.

With this song, “Heera Panna”(1973) joins the list of movies that have all their songs covered in the blog.


Song-Main tasweer utaartaa hoon (Heera Panna)(1973) Singer-Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-R D Burman

Lyrics

haan
zara hans ke
zara aur khhilkhhilaa ke
steady please

main tasveer utaartaa hoon
bikhri hui haseenon ki
zulfen sanvaartaa hoon
phir zulfon ke saaye mein
main raaten guzaartaa hoon
haaye
main tasveer utaartaa hoon
bikhri hui haseenon ki
zulfen sanvaartaa hoon
phir zulfon ke saaye mein
main raate guzaartaa hoon

koi haseenaa kitni bhi magroor ho
husn ki duniya mein kitni mashhoor ho
koi haseenaa kitni bhi magroor ho
husn ki duniya mein kitni mashhoor ho
masti mein choor ho
paas ho ke door ho
arre masti mein choor ho
paas ho ke door ho
daudi chali aati hai
main jisko pukaartaa hoon
main tasveer utaartaa hoon

chaand ki bhi na padi jinpe kiran
maine dekhe un haseenon ke badan
chaand ki bhi na padi jinpe kiran
maine dekhe un haseenon ke badan
meraa aisa hai chalan
jaane jaan o jaaneman
tod ke saare parde
main sabko nihaartaa hoon
main tasveer utaartaa hoon
haay bikhri hui haseenon ki
zulfen sanwaartaa hoon
phir zulfon ke saaye mein
main raaten guzaartaa hoon

thhak ke saahil pe samandar so gayaa
yaad teri aa gayi
main kho gayaa
thhak ke saahil pe samandar so gayaa
yaad teri aa gayi
main kho gayaa
ye gayaa
main wo gayaa
ye mujhe
kya ho gayaa
ye gayaa
main wo gayaa
ye mujhe kya ho gayaa
naam tera leta hoon
main jisko pukaartaa hoon


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Blog Day : 3458 Post No. : 13875

“Dostaana” (1980) was produced by Yash Johar and directed by Raj Khosla for Dharma Productions, Bombay. The movie had Amitabh Bachchan, Shatrughan Sinha, Zeenat Aman, Prem Chopra, Amrish Puri, Helen, Pran, Jaageerdaar, Sajjan, Ifthikhar, K N Singh, Trilok Kapoor, Ruby Meyers, Jagdish Raj, Sudhir, Mc Mohan, Sharat Saena, Sudha Chopda, Paintal (guest appearance), Abhimanyu Sharma, Colonel Kapoor, Mohan Sherry, Birbal, Yunus Parwez, Goga Kapoor, Vikas Anand, Prem Sagar, Keshav Rana, Master Rajesh Valecha, Darshan etc in it.

The movie had Five songs in it. Four songs have been covered in the past. In other words, this movie is lined up for being YIPPEED. I was looking to YIPPEE some other movie today, but I found that I had miscalculated and that movie stil had some other song yet to be covered. Then I looked for another movie and there too I was off by one song. So instead of losing more time, I decided to use this movie which is a low hanging fruit for me, viz I am certain that it is the final song of the movie and secondly its lyrics are readily available with me.

The lyrics of this song has been sent to me by Prakashchandra. The song is sung by Lata. Anand Bakshi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal.

Most songs of the movie were get-together/ party songs and this song is no exception. This “sentimental” song is lip synced by Zeenat Aman with other lead characters dutifully in attendance.

The songs of this movie were quite popular at that time and continue to be so. Personally I did not like the songs all that much and it is only recently that I have grudgingly started to like them. 🙂

With this song, “Dostaana” (1980) joins the list of movies that have all their songs covered in the blog.

PS-Did anyone noticed that Laxmikant Pyarelal have composed for movies titled “Dost”, “Dosti” as well as “Dostaana” ? 🙂 And all these movies are YIPPEED in the blog. 🙂


Song-Kitna aasaan hai kehna bhool jaao (Dostaana)(1980) Singer-Lata, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

kitnaa aasaan hai kehnaa bhool jaao
bhool jaao
kitnaa mushqil hai par bhool jaanaa ho
kitnaa aasaan hai kehnaa bhool jaao
kitnaa mushqil hai par bhool jaanaa
o na jaanaa na jaanaa
kitnaa aasaan hai kehnaa bhool jaao
kitnaa mushqil hai par bhool jaanaa

bin soche bin samjhe log
maajhi to bann jaate hain
unn ko ye maaloom nahin
ke toofaan bhi aate hain aen aen aen
kitnaa aasaan hai maajhi bann jaanaa
kitnaa mushqil hai paar lagaanaa ho
kitnaa aasaan hai kehnaa bhool jaao
kitnaa mushqil hai par bhool jaanaa

haan tumko hai dard badaa
iss duniyaa ki rasmon kaa
ulfat mein jo
khaayeen theen
kyaa hogaa unn kasmon kaa..aaa…aaa
kitnaa aasaan hai waade tod denaa
kitnaa mushqil hai waada nibhaanaa ho
kitnaa aasaan hai kehnaa bhool jaao
kitnaa mushqil hai par bhool jaanaa
o na jaanaa na jaanaa
kitnaa aasaan hai kehnaa bhool jaao
bhool jaao
bhool jaao


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Blog Day : 3456 Post No. : 13864

“Dostaana” (1980) was produced by Yash Johar and directed by Raj Khosla for Dharma Productions, Bombay. The movie had Amitabh Bachchan, Shatrughan Sinha, Zeenat Aman, Prem Chopra, Amrish Puri, Helen, Pran, Jaageerdaar, Sajjan, Ifthikhar, K N Singh, Trilok Kapoor, Ruby Meyers, Jagdish Raj, Sudhir, Mc Mohan, Sharat Saena, Sudha Chopda, Paintal (guest appearance), Abhimanyu Sharma, Colonel Kapoor, Mohan Sherry, Birbal, Yunus Parwez, Goga Kapoor, Vikas Anand, Prem Sagar, Keshav Rana, Master Rajesh Valecha, Darshan etc in it.

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

Here is the fourth song from “Dostaana” (1980) to appear in the blog. This song is a party song. Amitabh Bachchan, playing a policewala (what else) is present in a get together with Zeenat Aman. His friends request him to sing a song. Zeenat Aman, who knows him as a no nonsense cop is skeptical about his ability to sing a song. She obviously does not known much about the talents that a Hindi movie hero possesses. 🙂

This song then follows, much to the surprise of Zeenat Aman. In this song, certain rather uncharitable observations are made about a scantily clad female out on streets attracting undue attentions from roadside romeos. Hindi movies songs like this should come with a disclaimer that the resemblence or otherwise of the haseena described in the song with the leading lady may or may not be a coincidence. 🙂

The song is sung by Kishore Kumar. Anand Bakshi is the lyricist. Music is composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal. The picturisation shows Amitabh Bachchan lip syncing the song with Zeenat Aman and many others also present.

Lyrics of this song were sent by Prakashchandra long back.


Song-Bahut khoobsoorat jawaan ek ladki (Dostaana)(1980) Singer-Kishore Kumar, Lyrics-Anand Bakshi, MD-Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics(Provided by Prakashchandra)

bahut khoobsoorat jawaan ek ladki
kukoo
sadak pe akeli chali ja rahi thhi
fakat naam ko usne pahne thhe kapde
ajanta ki moorat nazar aa rahi thhi
nazar aa rahi thhi
koi manchala us’se takra gaya
koi manchala us’se takra gaya
mere doston
tum karo faisla
khata kiski hai
kisko den ham saza
mere doston
tum karo faisla
khata kiski hai
kisko den ham saza

hua haadsa jo
wo kaise na hota
ke banke qayaamat wo nikli thhi ghar se
wo nikli thhi ghar se
na dekhe koi to sharaafat hai uski
jo dekhe to kuchh bhi chhupe na nazar se
chhupe na nazar se
koi diljala muft maara gaya
koi diljala muft maara gaya
mere doston
tum karo faisla
khata kiski hai
kisko den ham saza
mere doston
tum karo faisla
khata kiski hai
kisko den ham saza

haseen to hamesha haseen thhe magar
haseen to hamesha haseen thhe magar,
kabhi raaston pe nikalte na thhe
badalte thhe wo bhi kai roop lekin
naye roz fashion badalte na thhe
wo badalte na thhe
gaya ek to doosra aa gaya
gaya ek to doosra aa gaya
mere doston
tum karo faisla
khata kiski hai
kisko den ham saza
mere doston
tum karo faisla
khata kiski hai
kisko den ham saza


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