तेरा नाम लिया……

200th post on the blog

It’s a big achievement for me to present my 200th post on the blog and I am proud to achieve this landmark. I thank the readers and of course my family for their constant support and encouragement. And to celebrate the occasion I’m going to present a song list based on a different theme.

I think the title of the post needs a little bit of explanation. Though Shakespeare said, “What’s in a name?”, a name has an importance, especially when we talk about proper nouns, which include names of persons, cities etc.

There are few songs from Hindi films that actually mention a person’s name. I mean obviously there are songs that mention the names of cities or popular towns of India. There are devotional songs mentioning various names of God. But there are very few songs that mention the names of the characters of the movie. I know a few songs do mention the character’s name, but in those songs the character himself or herself sings their own name. For example, Mera Naam Raju Gharana Anam or Naam Mera Nimmo Mukam Ludhiana etc etc. I’m Not talking about these songs.

There are really very few songs from Hindi films, when someone calls the other character by his/her name in a song. For example, Anup Kumar called Kishore Kumar, ‘Mannu, Tera Hua Ab Mera Kya Hoga’ in a song from Chalti Ka Naam Gadi. Mannu stands for Manmohan, the character played by Kishore Kumar.

hum the woh thi

But I thought let’s make it a bit harder so I have restricted myself to the Hindi film songs, where the name of the character is mentioned in the mukhda of the song. Hence the above mentioned song from CKNG doesn’t qualify for today’s post. And, so doesn’t the song in the following screenshot

hothon pe aisi baat

In all the songs, the name is संबोधनात्मक, that is actually addressing the person. The addressed person may or may not be present at the scenes. That was quite an interesting exercise for me. I had to dig deep into the memory bank . But once switched on, I could recollect the songs relatively easily. Have your brain wheels started churning? Wasn’t that fun?

The songs on my list are in chronological order. I haven’t set a timeline for the songs. Let’s compare our lists ..

1. Saranga Teri Yaad Mein – Saranga (1959) Mukesh / Sardar Malik – Bharat Vyas
I’ll open the list with the song filled with pathos. A heartbroken Sudesh Kumar badly misses Saranga (Jayashree Gadkar) and pours his heart out. He remembers his rendezvous with her under the mango tree. And what delicate emotions penned by Bharat Vyas! Absolutely marvelous song. I’m sure you must have thought of this one.

2. Pyar Ka Mara Hoon Main Julie – Private Secretary (1962) Rafi & Manna Dey / Dilip Dholakia – Prem Dhawan
Though not popular, it was the first song that I could think of for the list. It’s picturised on Raja Gosavi, Mohan Choti and Neelam. Raja Gosavi is teaching Mohan Choti how to impress and confess his love to Julie. It was Neelam’s debut film in Hindi. Manna Dey sings for Raja Gosavi while Rafi sings for Mohan Choti. It’s quite fun to watch. But I don’t think Mohan Choti would have succeeded in impressing Julie.

3. Baar Baar Din Yeh Aaye – Farz (1967) Rafi & Chorus / Laxmikant Pyarelal – Anand Bakshi
It’s an extremely popular birthday song and I couldn’t miss it. I like it mainly for Rafi’s energetic rendition. Babita plays a character called Sunita and Jitendra sings on her birthday. The chorus backed song is pleasant to listen to.

4. Meri Pyari Bindu – Padosan (1968) Kishore Kumar / R D Burman – Rajendra Krishan
I wasn’t sure about including this song. As I had decided to include the songs where the character’s name is mentioned in the mukhda, I was a bit skeptical. According to me, the song has no typical mukhda-antara structure. If it can be considered to have two verses, there is no typical mukhda. And it’s such an iconic song and a favourite too.

5. Kaun Hai Jo Sapnon Mein Aaya – Jhuk Gaya Aasman (1969) Rafi / Shankar Jaikishan – Hasrat Jaipuri
Another popular song by Rafi. Though it’s an inspired song, it’s pleasant to listen to. Rajendra Kumar mentions the name Priya, which is the name of the character played by Saira Banu.

6. Main Kahin Kavi Na Ban Jaaun – Pyar Hi Pyar (1969) Rafi / Shankar Jaikishan – Hasrat Jaipuri
Yet another popular song of Rafi, composed by Shankar Jaikishan. It must have been talked about during its release for being picturised in an elevator. The elevator seems to have malfunctioned and got stuck at a place. Dharmendra teases Vyjayanti Mala and openly announces his love for her. Though I’m not much fond of it, it’s nevertheless an apt song for the theme. Here’s the link for its video.

7. Piya Tu Ab To Aaja – Caravan (1971) Asha Bhosle & R D Burman / R D Burman – Majrooh
I was about to miss the song, when my wife asked me about this one. I cross checked the name of Helen’s character in the movie. It was obviously Monica. It’s one of the most popular songs of the movie. It’s a club song, a genre dominated by Helen for nearly a couple of decades. The dancer lip syncing to Pancham da’s voice was Chinu Rajput. The song still maintains its popularity.

8. Dil Kya Karen Jab Kisi Se – Julie (1975) Kishore Kumar / Rajesh Roshan – Anand Bakshi
A timeless classic romantic song! It’s picturised on Laxmi and Vikram Makandar. The film had a couple of songs mentioning the heroine’s name. But the magic of this Kishore Kumar song is endless. Simple words woven in an impressive tune, sung wonderfully by Kishore Kumar.

9. Jimmy Jimmy Aaja Aaja – Disco Dancer (1982) Parvati Khan / Bappi Lahiri – Anjaan
I won’t call it one of my favourites. But I’ve heard it a lot of times in my childhood and hence I still remember it. And perhaps it’s one of the few songs that mention the name of a male character. There are only a couple of such songs in my list and this is the first one. Click here for the video.

10. O Maria O Maria – Sagar (1985) Asha Bhosle, S P Balasubramaniam & Chorus / R D Burman – Javed Akhtar
Though all the songs from Sagar are popular till date, this song, though focusing on supporting characters of the movie, remains equally popular. Kiran Vairale was a popular supporting actress of her times and she plays Maria, Mona’s (Dimple Kapadia) best friend. Mona and Raja (Kamal Haasan) sing the song on the wedding day, making it a hard day for Johnny (who is he?). In all an enjoyable fun song and a perfect fit for today’s list.

11. Chandni O Meri Chandni – Chandni (1989) Jolly Mukherjee & Sridevi / Shiv Hari – Anand Bakshi
A song where the character’s name is mentioned by both herself and another character of the movie. The song became an instant hit as Sridevi sang it herself. If I remember correctly it was Sridevi’s first movie when she dubbed her dialogues herself. And she directly sang a song too. I’m sure it’s a favourite with the majority of us.

12. Kya Dharti Kya Aasman – Deedar (1992) Udit Narayan / Anand Milind – Sameer
I remembered this song as it was quite popular during the release of the movie. Akshay Kumar is smitten by Karishma Kapoor’s looks, whom he meets in a party. Obsessed by the desire to find her out, he hires a helicopter and begins the search calling her out loudly as he does so. Her name is Sapna.

13. Roja Janeman – Roja (1992) S P Balasubramaniam & Chitra / A R Rahman – P K Mishra
The film was a spectacular hit in the entire nation and the songs became popular. When Arvind Swami is kidnapped by the militants, he misses his newly wed wife, Madhoo (Roja). He thinks of her all the time and helplessly calls for her name. The song and the beautiful aalaps by Chitra went viral throughout the country. The tune and the aalaps were even copied in a Hindi film song. Does anyone remember the song? Please tell me in your comments.

14. Aye Shivani Tu Lagti Hain Nani – Khoobsurat (1999) / Sanjay Dutt & Shraddha Pandit / Jatin Lalit – Sanjay Chhel
After Rangeela, it was Urmila Matondkar’s good role. She played Shivani, a demure, shy girl, who thought of herself as unlucky. Sanjay Dutt transformed her into a confident girl. In the process, she had to learn to smile and enjoy life. And this song was one of Sanjay Dutt’s initial steps to the goal. The song is fun to watch.

15. Aslam Bhai Aslam Bhai – Love Ke Liye Kuchh Bhi Karega (2001) Sonu Nigam & Chorus / Vishal Bhardwaj – Pratik Joseph
And to end the list, I have chosen a comedy song. Johnny Lever played Aslam Bhai and the movie was full of comedy scenes of Aslam Bhai. The film was appreciated mainly for his performance. Enjoy the song. And just listen to how Sonu Nigam modulated his voice in the song.

And, I end my list here. I’m sure you must have enjoyed the list. The theme just sparkled in my brain out of the blue and I followed it.
There are a few songs from the 80s, 90s and 2000s, which I’ve left out. I skipped a few iconic songs as well to limit the number of songs on my list. I encourage the readers to add songs of their choice fitting the theme.
I wouldn’t have achieved a milestone of 200th post without your support and your wishes. Thank you, I’m grateful.

Disclaimer –
Mehfil Mein Meri, claims no credit for any image, screenshots or songs posted on this site. Images on this blog are posted to make the text interesting. The images and screenshots are the copyright of their original owners. The song links are shared from YouTube, only for the listening convenience of music lovers. The copyright of these songs rests with the respective owners, producers and music companies.

130 Replies to “तेरा नाम लिया……”

  1. Dear Anup ji ,
    Heartiest congratulations for achieving this milestone .
    A very wonderful theme for the celebration nd aptly named ..
    ” Tera Naam Liya ” .

    Song of Private Secretary was new for me … Nd what a fun … Thnx for it .

    I wud like 2 add a song from a 1991 movie
    ‘ Love ‘ sung by SP nd Chitra , picturised on a very innocent , cute , young Salman nd Revathi whose name in the film is Maggie .
    In the song , Salman utters Revati’s name
    ‘ Maggie ‘ only twice in the mukhada of the song … in the very beginning nd at the end of the song .

    ” My love meri priyatama
    Maggie meri priyatama …”

    Looking forward for many more interesting posts
    Lots of best wishes nd blessings for many more such milestones .

    Pramod Godbole .

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    1. Thank you so much Pramodji.
      Glad you enjoyed it.
      and thanks for adding a 90s song. A perfect fit.
      That reminds me I havent done a 90s post formany months and need to do that as well.
      1998 awaited.
      let me see.


  2. Not sure whether this song qualifies in your list. Nevertheless, here it is
    Song: Sach Kehta Hai Johnny Walker, Ghar Ki Murgi Dal Barabar
    Singer : Asha Bhosle
    Lyricist: Farooq Kaiser
    Music : Roshan
    Film : Aji Bas Shukriya
    Year : 1958
    Actors: Geeta Bali / Johnny Walker


  3. Again, not sure whether this fits your criteria for the aforementioned list.
    Song: Tu Hi Meri Laxmi Tu Hi Meri Chhaya
    Singer : Mohammed Rafi
    Lyricist: Hasrat Jaipuri
    Music : Shankar Jaikishan
    Film : Duniya
    Year : 1968
    Actors : Johnny Walker / Laxmi Chayya


  4. Check this out:
    Song: Lakshmi O Lakshmi
    Singers : Asha Bhosle / Kishore Kumar
    Lyricist: Indeevar
    Music : Bappi Lahiri
    Film : Justice Chowdhary
    Year : 1983
    Actors : Jeetendra / Moushmi Chatterjee and Debashree Roy as Lakshmi

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  5. How about this:
    Song: Rekha O Rekha
    Singer: Mohammed Rafi
    Lyricist : Ramesh Pant
    Music: R.D.Burman
    Film : Adhikar
    Year : 1971
    Actors : Brahmachari and Tabassum as Rekha

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  6. Congratulations, Anupji, and may you keep entertaining and enlightening us with your posts for many more years to come!

    I have to admit I don’t care for the ‘newer’ songs on your list. But most of the older ones are wonderful. Here’s another one which might fit? Mohammad Shah hain rangeele re; since the singer is singing it to Mohammad Shah himself, I think it could be considered as her addressing him. Incidentally, this is the only song I can think of which is addressed to a real-life historical character.

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  7. How about this one:
    Song: Bol Radha Bol Sangam Hoga Ke Nahin
    Singer : Mukesh
    Lyricist: Shailendra
    Music : Shankar Jaikishan
    Film : Sangam
    Year : 1964
    Actors : Raj Kapoor and Vyjayanthimala as Radha

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  8. Very fun theme. Obviously I love Monica Oh My Darling but also can never resist that Happy Birthday Sunita song.

    I’ve got an addition to the male name song list. There are so many Govinda songs that make a pun about his/his character’s name and the god but I can only think of one where he’s really addressed like that. It’s horrendous and amazing, I love it:

    He has more with women’s names but I don’t like any of them although Urmila, Urmila has a certain terrible charm:

    I have a feeling there’s a Vinod Khanna or Amitabh movie that has a song like that but can’t think which one.

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    1. I had to cross check as I haven’t watched the films. But yes! both the songs fit perfectly.
      Thank you for adding these. I’m glad you enjoyed the list, mainly Monica O My Darling!
      You seem to be a die hard Govinda fan!


  9. Anup ji,
    Heartiest Congratulations on reaching a milestone of 200 posts.
    Looking at the response of your readers and your Blog’s popularity, I feel sure that you will continue crossing many more such milestones.
    I wish you all the best.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you so much Arunji.
      Means a lot to me.
      You are one of my strong supporters. You have been helpful to me always. It’s only because of the support of you all, I could achieve the milestone.
      Thank you for being there.


  10. Song: Thoda Ruk Jayegi …. O Kamini
    Singer : Mohammed Rafi
    Lyricist : Indeevar
    Music: Shankar Jaikishan
    Film : Patanga
    Year : 1971
    Actors : Shashi Kapoor and Vimmi as Kamini

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    1. It seems the character Vimmi plays is named Renu, and not Kamini.
      So it doesn’t fit. But I must admire your enthusiasm to try to remember songs and the names of the characters.


      1. If I recall correctly- Vimmi had a double role – Renu and her older sister Kamla aka Kamini .
        Someone please correct me, if I am wrong.


        1. I don’t clearly remember, but she’s just her look alike. And at any rate, Shashi Kapoor is not addressing the other girl. He’s definitely teasing Renu. At that point in the film, I don’t think the other girl comes into light.
          So still doubtful about it.


  11. Anup ji,

    Congratulations on the milestone. May you achieve many more .

    Not really as hard as you think.

    A B C D Chodo..

    Raja Jani…

    Tere chehre mein woh jadu hai..

    Julie, Julie, Johnny ka dil…

    Sohni mere Sohni, Sohni…

    O Ram ji, tere Lakhan ne…

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    1. Thank you Pradeepji.
      And now that I have experienced a flood of comments from you and Ash, I really have to say, not very hard task.
      Out of the ones you mention, Ram Lakhan and Soni Mahiwal was there on my shortlist.
      So specially glad to see those mentioned here.
      And all the songs perfectly fit.


  12. Song: Jidhar Bhi Main Dekhoon … Maria
    Singers: Mohammed Rafi and Asha Bhosle
    Lyricist: Raja Mehndi Ali Khan
    Music: Rono Deb Mukherjee
    Film : Tu Hi Meri Zindagi
    Year : 1965
    Actors : Deb Mukherjee and Nivedita or Salome as Maria


  13. Song : Johnny Dilbar Jani Yeh Dil Leke
    Singers: Asha Bhosle / Kishore Kumar
    Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
    Music: Rajesh Roshan
    Film : Johnny I Love You
    Year : 1982
    Actors : Rati Agnihotri and Sanjay Dutt as Johnny

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  14. Song : Seema Seema Seema
    Singers: Kishore Kumar / Asha Bhosle
    Lyricist and Music: Ravindra Jain
    Film : Salaakhen
    Year : 1976
    Actors : Shashi Kapoor and Sulakshana Pandit as Seema

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  15. Song: Bhool Gaya Sab Kuch .. Julie
    Singers : Kishore Kumar / Lata Mangeshkar
    Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
    Music: Rajesh Roshan
    Film : Julie
    Year : 1975
    Actors : Vikram and Laxmi as Julie

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  16. Song: Soni Aur Moni Ki Hai Jodi Ajeeb
    Singers : Kishore Kumar / Lata Mangeshkar
    Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
    Music: Laxmikant Pyarelal
    Film : Amir Garib
    Year : 1974
    Actors: Dev Anand and Hema Malini as Soni / Moni


  17. Song: O Laxmi O Sarso O Sheela O Rajni
    Singer: Mohammed Rafi
    Lyricist: Shailendra
    Music: Shankar Jaikishan
    Film : Kahin Aur Chal
    Year : 1968
    Actors : Dev Anand and Extra’s as Laxmi, Sarso, Sheela and Rajni


  18. Since, technically, the pair is taking both names this should qualify.

    Saat ajoobe is duniya mein..

    Dharam Veer ke jodi.


    O Raju, O Daddy..


  19. Song: Mai Hoon Garam Dharam
    Singers: Anu Malik / Abhijeet
    Lyricist: Hasrat Jaipuri
    Music: Anu Malik
    Film : Tahalka
    Year : 1992
    Actors : Dharmendra

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  20. Song: Raju Chal Raju
    Singer: Kishore Kumar
    Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
    Music: R.D.Burman
    Film : Azaad
    Year : 1978
    Actors: Dharmendra on his horse

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  21. Song: Raju Ka Hai Ek Khwab
    Singer: Mohammed Rafi
    Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
    Music: Kalyanji Anandji
    Film : Raja Saheb
    Year : 1969
    Actor: Shashi Kapoor as Raju


    1. No,
      Shashi Kapoor mentions himself. and As I said in the introduction I’m not talking about the songs where the character mentions his own name in the song. Some else should mention it or address to him/her. That’s why ‘Tera Naam Liya’.


  22. Leena O Leena..

    Sultana Sultana, tu na ghabrana…

    Sadke Heer tujhpe Fakir..

    Sultana Sultana, mera naam hai Sultana..

    ( The chorus calls out…Sultana. )
    Seema Seema Seema..

    ( Seen in my High School days. I think the heroine ‘s name was Seema here. )

    Salma O Salma..

    Arre deewano..
    Main hoon kaun?
    Don Don Don…



    1. Pradeepji,
      Swarg Narak, Tarana, Salakehn and Don songs fit.
      Shreeman Funtoosh – no characters named, Sultana and Suleman in the movie, so doesn’t fit.
      Mera Naam Joker – no character named heer in the movie.
      I couldn’t confirm if the actress in the song from Dhoondte Reh Jaoge is called Salma in the movie.


  23. Song: Mera Naam Raju Gharana Anam
    Singer: Mukesh
    Lyricist: Shailendra
    Music: Shankar Jaikishan
    Film : Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai
    Year : 1961
    Actor : Raj Kapoor as Raju


  24. Song : Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hai
    Singer : Abhijeet
    Lyricist: Dev Kohli
    Music: Anand Raaj Anand
    Film : Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hai
    Year : 2000
    Actor : Govinda as Ganga


  25. Song: Oye Raju Pyar Na Kariyo
    Singer: Anand Raaj Anand
    Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
    Music: Anand Raaj Anand
    Film : Hadh Kar Di Aap Ne
    Year : 2000
    Actor : Govinda as Raju


  26. Song:,Panna Ki Tamanna Hai Ke Heera
    Singers: Kishore Kumar / Lata Mangeshkar
    Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
    Music : R.D.Burman
    Film : Heera Panna
    Year : 1974
    Actors : Dev Anand and Zeenat Aman as Heera Bhandari and Panna


  27. Mera naam hai Shabnam is a one continuous song interspersed with dialogues. So,

    Tumhara naam kya hai?
    Neena Meena Anju Manju..
    Yaaaa Madhu?


    Chameli Chameli Chameli ki shadi..


    Kya hai tumhara naam?

    Wah Aladdin baba..



    1. I was about to disqualify, Mera Naam Hai Shabnam. But I realised Bindu calls out ‘Madhu’ at the very end of the mukhda, which is the name of the character played by Asha Parekh. I think Chameli Ki Shadi does qualify. In Kaash, Jackie Shroff doesn’t play a character named Alladin, It’s a dream sequence song.


  28. Song: Salma Pe Dil Aa Gaya
    Singers : Udit Narayan / Amit Kumar etc
    Lyricist: Sawan Kumar
    Music : Aadesh Srivastava
    Film : Salma Pe Dil Aa Gaya
    Year : 1997
    Actors : Ayub Khan and Saadhika Randhawa as Salma

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  29. Song: Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman
    Singer : Kumar Shanu and others
    Lyricist: Dev Kohli
    Music: Jatin Pandit
    Film : Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman
    Year : 1992
    Actor : Shahrukh Khan

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  30. Anup Ji…

    You never CEASE to SURPRISE us..

    A wonderful list of songs…
    Pyaar Ka Maara Hoon … A masterpiece…

    By the way who is the another actor…

    He was there in GUIDE also…

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  31. Tayyab Ali pyar ka Dushman
    Salma ko dulhan…


    Used the lines again in

    Loveleena, aa gaya main..

    Noorie Noorie Noorie…


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  32. Thnks for sharing this list& new theme. Of course there are several songs coming in mind.
    But one point I just want to highlight that though Jimmy Jimmy is not your or mine favourite song, but it has got tremendous fan followers from Russia& China.
    (So, you added it correctly)😃😃

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  33. Instead of marathi , this time ,
    Let me add some Gujarati flavor ..

    Our marathi actress Anupama , in the role of Toral , trying to change the mind of actor Upendra Desai , in the role of
    dacoit Jesal .

    A 1971 gujarati superhit movie ..
    Jesal Toral
    A superhit song by Suman Kalyanpur
    ” Jesal … kari le vichar ”

    – Pramod Godbole .


  34. Difficult to match. 3 songs from

    1. Sun le meri Laila…

    2. Vicky….Vicky…
    Tere bin Laila…

    3. Vicky, I love you.

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  35. Saath jiyenge, saath marenge
    Hum tum dono ,Laila…


    Aayee hain baharen..
    Ram ki leela rang laayee
    Shyam ne bansi bajayee…


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  36. If we assume the dancer is indeed called Champavathi…

    O meri pran sajni Champavathi aa jaa..



  37. Anjali Anjali Anjali….


    Jeeyo re Bahubali…


    Salam Rocky bhai….

    KGF….Chapter 1.

    Teri jhalak Asharfi, Shreevalli….


    Komuram Bheemudo….


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    1. I think all fit except perhaps the one from RRR. I haven’t watched the movie. This action films with superheroes and all is not my cup of tea. So I do not know if he’s addressing himself or anyone else.


  38. Mere paas aao…
    To mera naam jao….

    Johnny Walker enters calling Tona ? ( his lover ‘s name. )

    The original lines ..
    Mera naam Aao
    Mere paas aao.

    Tera naam Aao
    Mera naam jao..

    were changed after the Aao tribe protested.


    Kabhi Kabhi Adithi…



  39. John Chacha tum kitne achhe…


    Bishan Chacha, kuchh gao..


    Raju Chacha Raju Chacha aayega…

    Chupdi Chupdi Chachi…
    CHACHI 420

    Ramayya Vastaavayya….

    SHREE 420

    Bakkamma Bakkamma…
    Enkanna Enkanna…



    1. All seem to fit except,

      Chachi 420,
      Kamal Haasan takes a false name, Laxmi Godbole, which is not mentioned in the song.

      The character played by Helen is not badkamma.
      I’m not sure about Ramayya as well.


  40. Sun Champa, Sun Tara..

    The 2 extras are called thus throughout the song.

    Meri Soni, meri. tamanna ..

    Hoga tumse pyara..
    Hey Kanchan….

    Na jaa mere Badshah…

    Woh Kisna hai..

    No idea whether it is both the Divine and human Kisna. Haven’t seen.


    1. Tu Na Ja Mere Badshah was on my shortlist. But I dropped it.
      The songs of course fit, though I have no idea about the kisna song. Though Vivek Oberoi plays a character called Kisna, I think the song is addressed to Lord krishna.



  41. Not exactly sure whether name of the character is Reshma (as I have not watched the movie, Mom Ki Gudya) otherwise this song should fit.


  42. Anupji, Congrats on your unbeaten double century! I am sure there will be many more interesting posts from you which I eagerly look forward to reading.
    Here are a couple of songs I could think of.
    Sunita Sunita Sunita Aisa Kabhi Hua Nahin from Yeh Wada Raha

    Sunayna Aaj in nazron ko tum dekho from the movie Sunayna.

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation and wishes!
      Thanks for sharing thr songs. The second one from Sunayana fits. But I couldn’t find ‘Sunita’ in the mukhda of the first song from Vaada Raha. Perhaps the name wasn’t a part of the record, but is only there in the film. I have watched the movie on DD in the 90s. I don’t exactly remember the details.


  43. Ruby O Ruby, jaane mehboobi…

    Sunaina, Sunaina…

    Frenny, O Frenny, I want to sing a song for you..

    Ram Dulari maike chali..

    Mere do anmol ratan…

    O meri Fanniye…
    O Fanny re…

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    1. The Sunayna song was already added by Anita ji.
      I think except, chaahat
      Other songs fit.
      Neither Mala Sinha nor Mumtaz is called Ruby in the film.
      I must admire your memory. It’s very difficult to remember so many songs with the relevant details.


  44. Mr John,, Baba Khan, Roshan Lal…

    We see them all.

    Do bechare, Bina sahare..

    Main hoon Raja, ye hai Rana..

    Thodi si jo pee lee hai.
    O Julie, O Sheela..

    Johnny, dilbar jani..


  45. Dr. Anup,
    Heartiest congratulations for completing an unbeaten 2nd century.!!
    Specially glad that someone from our medical fraternity is providing us such well-written and well-researched interesting posts with unfailing regularity.
    Look forward to many more in years to come!
    This, too, is an enjoyable post with many known and popular songs, both old and new, being listed. (BTW, Johnny in the O Maria song is played by Mushtaq Merchant)

    Dr. Shetty has been quite prolific here posting plenty of songs along with others.
    Still, I can recall some more.
    Beginning with Kaliram ka khul gaya pol – Barsaat Ki Ek Raat (1981)

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    1. Thank you so much for your appreciation and wishes. I’m glad you liked the post.
      Dr Shetty has indeed added songs like a waterfall. Thanks to him.
      And thank you for recognising the actor who played Johnny. Has he acted in any other movie in a bigger role?
      The song you’ve added fits the bill. You’re a 80s champion.


      1. Well, Mushtaq Merchant did many small and supporting roles in 70s-90s movies. He was often the hero’s sidekick or a comedian. Some of his movies that I can recollect were Haath Ki Safai, Sholay, Kasmae Vade, Jeete Hai Shaan se, Sapne Saajan ke etc. He passed way last December.

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  46. After the hit film Jawani Diwani, Randhir Kapoor – JayaBhaduri acted in a flop film called Dil Diwana (1974)
    Two of its songs fit here:
    1. Sun Neeta main tere pyar ke geet

    2. Khan Chacha Khan Chacha ye ladki mujhe

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      1. Dr. Shetty, I believe, did not post this Khan Chacha one but added songs featuring three other chachas – John Chacha, Bishan Chacha and Raju Chacha.


  47. Wud these 2 hilarious marathi songs fit in Ur theme ?

    1) ” अश्विनी ये ना ” from movie गंमत जंमत by Kishore Kumar nd Anuradha Paudwal
    2) ” गंगू तारुण्य तुझं बेफाम ” from राम राम गंगाराम by Mahendra Kapur nd Usha Mangeshkar .

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    1. Pramod ji,
      I had thought of the first song, of course not for the list. But just as a befitting Marathi song. Glad you added it.

      अश्विनी ये ना

      Second song fits too. Couldn’t locate its video.


  48. Anup,
    Heartiest congratulations for achieving a significant milestone of 200 songs. You have done it at a very fast pace. This one is a unique list. I am expecting its companion मेरा नाम लिया.

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  49. I am sure, like me, most of us don’t remember Achla Sachdev lip sync to many songs. Some of you may remember Sancha naam tera…JULIE.

    But, AS has a 2 versions song in CHHAILA BABU.

    Chhaila, Mera Chhaila.

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    1. Yes,
      Both the songs fit.
      Thank you for adding these. My favourites, mainly the one from Janaki. But the one from माझा पती करोडपति is a fun to watch. Catchy and rhythmic as well.


  50. Warm congratulations on the milestone!

    It is always so pleasant to find new appeal in an old song. “Baar Baar Din Yeh Aaye” is not a favorite of mine. Being popular, I sometimes find myself tired of hearing it. Seeing the picturization today for the first time in many years, though, it was charming! The parties in ’60s films always look so cheerful and fun.

    “Ae Shivani” also gave me a smile, albeit of a different sort. Not only had I not heard of this song, I didn’t know of the film either! A friend once remarked to me that she liked both “Khoobsurats.” I had presumed she was referring to the Hrishikesh Mukherjee movie and the recent one starring Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Khan. Perhaps this Sanju “Khoobsurat” was in the mix, too.

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    1. Shelomit,
      Thanks a lot for the wishes.
      I agree about the parties of the 60s, cheerful and fun!
      Urmila and Sanjay Dutt’s Khoobsurat was a popular film of the late 90s. It was a good film. Watch it if you haven’t.

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