The name of poet Pradeep may not strike your mind immediately, but right now let me tell you that in the voice of Kokila Lata Mangeshkar, 'aye mere watan ke logon, zara aankh mein bhar lo pani, jo shaeed hue unki zara yaad karo kurbani Just remember, if you have heard a heart-stirring patriotic song like 'Qurbani', your answer will be 'yes'.
Poet Pradeep was adamant that if anyone would sing this song, it would be Lata Mangeshkar.
This eye-watering and heart-wrenching song was written by poet Pradeep himself. After fighting with China in the 1962 war, we were defeated and many soldiers were lost; Poet Pradeep had written this song to pay tribute to the same soldiers and the responsibility of singing this song was to be given to Asha Bhosle, but the composer of this song C Ramchandra did not know what he said and poet Pradeep did not know what he understood that he was adamant. This song will be recorded only by Lata Mangeshkar. When the matter reached Lata Mangeshkar, she could not say yes, after all, how she could sing her sister Asha Bhosle's song, poet Pradeep was shocked and said, listen to this song once and then decide. When Lata Ji heard this song, her eyes became moist. She agreed to the recording but she also put a condition that poet Pradeep would also be present there at the time of rehearsal of this song.
lyrics of song
aye mere vatan ke logon
tum khoob laga lo naara
Ye shubh din hai ham sab ka
lahara lo tiranga pyaara
par mat bhoolo seema par
veeron ne hai praan ganvaaye
kuch yaad unhein bhi kar lo
jo laut ke ghar na aaye.....
And thus this timeless, most patriotic song of all time came into existence. On Republic Day in 1963, Lata Mangeshkar sang it in front of the then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, and when the song ended, everyone's eyes including Nehru ji were moist. Some were crying bitterly. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru also honored poet Pradeep as the National Poet for writing this song.
Read and listen to this song –
But this is not the only song with which poet Pradeep is identified. In Ashok Kumar's film 'Mashal' released in 1950, there was a song by poet Pradeep which was a huge hit.
Manna Dey sang this song and Sachin Dev Burman was its composer. The lyrics of this song are also very meaningful. The lyrics of this song were “upar gagan vishaal, neeche gahara paataal beech mein dharatee, vaah mere maalik tune kiya kamaal”
"de di hamein azadi bina khadag bina dhal, sabarmati ke sant tune kar diya kamaal."
Poet Pradeep also loved writing for children. He not only wrote the song "aao bachchon tumhein dikhaen jhaankee Hindustan kee" but also sang it.
Apart from this, following are some other songs which became very famous:
mukhada dekh le praanee zara darpan mein
kaanha bajae baansuree, gvaale bajae manjeere
ham lae hain toophaan se kashtee nikaal ke
insaan ka insaan se ho bhaee-chaara, yahee paigaam hamaara
ye javaanee phir na aanee, e baaboo
tere dvaar khada bhagavaan
meghava, gagan beech jhaanke..
There are hundreds of other songs that poet Pradeep wrote with his pen in such a way that they can never be forgotten, but I will tell you one song which you will be surprised to hear, “Ek Chatur Naar Kar-Kar Shringaar”
Had won many awards including the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
No no, if you are thinking that I have mistakenly written Kar-Kar Shringar instead of Kar-Kar Shringar, then you are thinking wrong. This song was originally written by poet Pradeep himself and the film 'Jhula' released in 1941 was filmed on 'Ashok Kumar', also known as Dada Muni. Rajendra Kishan presented the same song in a new way in the film 'Padosan' starring Ashok Kumar's brother Kishore Kumar, Sunil Dutt, Mehmood, and Saira Banu, released in 1968, and the song became such a big hit that people forgot the original. Sitting.
On the birthday of Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner poet Pradeep, the entire team of Mayapuri remembers and salutes him.
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