Chadti Jawani Meri Chaal Mastani

Last updated

"Chadti Jawani Meri Chaal Mastani"
Song by Mohammed Rafi and Lata Mangeshkar
from the album ' Caravan'
LanguageHindi
Released1971
Genre Film score
Length4:30
Label Saregama
Composer(s) R. D. Burman
Lyricist: Majrooh Sultanpuri
Producer(s) Tahir Hussain

"Chadti Jawani Meri Chaal Mastani" is a Bollywood film song from the 1971 film Caravan . The song became popular along with other songs from the movie and was a hit; all were composed by R. D. Burman, who was nominated for the Filmfare Best Music Director Award. It also brought fame to actress Aruna Irani who performs in this item number. The song has been remixed by various artists, of which the remix with "The Ketchup Song" became popular for its seductive video and was criticized for obscenity.

Contents

Original

The original video features actors Jeetendra and Aruna Irani lip syncing on the song recorded by Mohammed Rafi and Lata Mangeshkar. Asha Parekh, the lead actress of the film, is also seen in the video as a viewer of the dance sequence being performed by Jeetendra and Irani, who are part of a travelling group of gypsies who do road shows to earn their living. Parekh and Irani, both fall in love with Jeetendra and Irani is ready to go to any extent to get her love. Through the lyrics, Irani complains in this song of how Jeetendra ignores her beauty and prime youth.

The music score is composed by R. D. Burman on lyrics penned by Majrooh Sultanpuri. The album includes many popular songs like "Piya Tu Ab To Aaja", "Goria Kahan Tera Desh" and "Dilbar Dil Se Pyare". Burman included a variety of genres of jazz, blue and Hindustani folk in the film. This song, along with "Goria Kahan...", have the folk music, which were befitting the gypsy portrayal of characters. [1] The film won Burman a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Music Director at the 19th Filmfare Awards. [2] But the musician duo Shankar Jaikishan won the award for their film score of Mera Naam Joker . [3]

The song also brought popularity to Aruna Irani, who sizzled in this item number. [4] [5] She also won her first nomination of a Filmfare Award in the Supporting Actress category for her performance in the film. [2] The film was produced and directed by brothers Tahir and Nasir Hussain respectively. The film proved to be a "hit" at the box office and ranked in the top 10 grossers of the year 1971. [6]

Remix

The song has been remixed by various artists; [7] of which the 2003 version achieved good success. [8] Released in 2003, as part of the album Aur Ek Haseena Thi by Harry Anand, the song was mixed with 2002 internationally hit Spanish song "The Ketchup Song" making it Hinglish. [9] The album had thirteen more remixes of Bollywood songs of yesteryear. The song featured models Negar Khan [10] and Priyanka Kothari (then credited as Nisha Kothari). [11] The version became popular because of the video which showed semi-clad models in the getup of angels. The Iranian-Norwegian model Khan became popular for her butt-pinching dance step. It was also Kothari's first music video. The seductive picturization of the song was criticized. [12] In an article about remix videos in India Today , the choreography was criticized as "spineless substance plaguing the videos". [13] Upon its release, along with the video of the remix version of "Kaanta Laga" and others, the video of this song has been quoted as an example in various discussions on censorship of content needed on television broadcasts in India. [14] [15] [16] In February 2005, Mumbai Police sent a legal notice under the Section 19 of Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act to five different television channels for broadcasting videos with obscenity after receiving numerous complaints from citizens. [17]

Related Research Articles

Jeetendra Indian film actor, TV and film producer

Jeetendra is an Indian actor and producer, known for his work in Hindi films. Famous for his dancing, he was awarded a Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003 and the Screen Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006. He is known for his appearance in the remakes of Telugu films during the 1980s, in which he was frequently cast opposite Sridevi and Jaya Prada. One of the most successful film stars in the Bollywood film industry, he serves as the chairman of the Balaji Telefilms, Balaji Motion Pictures and ALT Entertainment.

Aruna Irani Indian actress

Aruna Irani is an Indian actress, who has acted in over 500 films throughout Hindi, Kannada, Marathi and Gujarati cinema, playing mostly supporting and character roles. She has won two Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting Actress, for Pet Pyaar Aur Paap (1985) and Beta (1993), and has been nominated for a total of ten awards, holding a record for the most nominations in the category. In January 2012, Irani was honoured with the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award at the 57th Filmfare Awards.

<i>Shalimar</i> (1978 film)

Shalimar is a 1978 Bollywood film, written and directed by Krishna Shah. The movie starred Dharmendra, Zeenat Aman, Shammi Kapoor, Prem Nath and Aruna Irani. English actor Rex Harrison and American actors John Saxon and Sylvia Miles appear in supporting roles in their first and only Bollywood film. Jayamalini does a dance number in the film. This was the last time that Mohammed Rafi's voice was picturized on Shammi Kapoor. Its English version is known as Raiders of the Sacred Stone. Rex Harrison's voice was dubbed by Kader Khan. The plot is inspired by the novel The Vulture is a Patient Bird by James Hadley Chase.

Priyanka Kothari

Priyanka Kothari, often credited as Nisha Kothari or Amoha, is an actress and model. She has appeared in Bollywood, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada films. She has frequently appeared in Ram Gopal Varma films.

Dum Maro Dum is an Indian Hindi song from the 1971 Bollywood film Hare Rama Hare Krishna. It was sung by Asha Bhosle and chorus. The song was picturized on Zeenat Aman. It was written by Anand Bakshi and composed by Rahul Dev Burman. It has been remixed and sampled by many other artists.

<i>Love Story</i> (1981 film)

Love Story is a 1981 Indian romantic movie directed by Rahul Rawail. The film stars Rajendra Kumar alongside his son Kumar Gaurav and Vijeta Pandit, both making their film debuts. Vidya Sinha, Danny Denzongpa, Amjad Khan and Aruna Irani appear in supporting roles.

<i>Caravan</i> (1971 film)

Caravan is a 1971 Indian Hindi-language thriller film directed by Nasir Hussain and produced by his brother Tahir Hussain, under the Nasir Hussain Films and T.V. Films banners. The film stars Jeetendra and Asha Parekh. Three Hussain fixtures were involved in the music production: composer R.D. Burman, lyricist Majrooh Sultanpuri, and singer Mohammad Rafi. The film's plot was loosely inspired by Girl on the Run (1953).

<i>Rocky</i> (1981 film) 1981 film by Sunil Dutt

Rocky is a 1981 Bollywood romantic action film directed by Sunil Dutt. This film marks the debut of Sunil Dutt's son Sanjay Dutt and also stars Reena Roy, Tina Munim, Amjad Khan, Raakhee, Ranjeet, Shakti Kapoor and Aruna Irani in pivotal roles. Sunil Dutt also appears in a cameo. Aruna Irani received a Filmfare Nomination for Best Supporting Actress, the only nomination for the film.

<i>Prem Nagar</i> (1974 film)

Prem Nagar is a 1974 Indian Hindi-language romantic drama film, produced by D. Ramanaidu, directed by K. S. Prakash Rao, and starring Rajesh Khanna, Hema Malini, Aruna Irani, Ashok Kumar, Kamini Kaushal, Prem Chopra, Asrani and Jagdeep. Actor David was in negative role in the film plotting how to fool the prince Karan by robbing off his wealth and transfer to his brother. The music is by Sachin Dev Burman. Box Office India declared the film a Super hit. Box Office Standing #4

<i>Apnapan</i>

Apnapan is a 1977 Indian Hindi-language drama film, produced and directed by J. Om Prakash under the FILMYUG Pvt. Ltd. banner. It stars Sanjeev Kumar, Jeetendra, Reena Roy and Sulakshana Pandit, and has music composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal. The film is recorded as a Super Hit at the box office. This film was remade in Telugu as Illalu (1981).

Shahana Goswami Indian actress based in Mumbai.

Shahana Goswami is an Indian actress.

Chammak Challo 2011 single by Akon and Hamsika Iyer

"Chammak Challo" is a song performed by Akon and Hamsika Iyer, and composed by Akon, Giorgio Tuinfort as well as music director duo Vishal-Shekhar and by Gobind Singh, as a part of the soundtrack for the 2011 Bollywood film Ra.One. It is Akon's first musical collaboration with Indian artists. There are four other versions of the song in the album, including a remix by Abhijit Vaghani, another remix by DJ Khushi and an international version sung solely by Akon. The song, along with the rest of the soundtrack, was officially released on 21 September 2011. However, the song faced controversy when the rough version was leaked on the Internet on 31 May 2011.

<i>Sindoor</i> (1987 film)

Sindoor (transl. Vermilion) is a 1987 Indian Hindi-language drama film, produced by A. Krishnamurthy under the Tinu International Films banner, directed by K. Ravi Shankar. It stars Shashi Kapoor, Jaya Prada, Govinda and Neelam Kothari in leading roles, Kader Khan, Shakti Kapoor, Gulshan Grover, Asrani and Aruna Irani in supporting roles and also featuring special appearances by Jeetendra and Rishi Kapoor. The music is composed by Laxmikant–Pyarelal. The film was a remake of Tamil film Unnai Naan Santhithen (1984). The film was remade as Sumangali (1989) in Telugu, starring Krishnam Raju, Jaya Prada.

Adi Irani is an Indian actor who has worked in Bollywood films. He also did the role of V. P. Menon in 2013 TV show Pradhanmantri. He is brother of director-producer Indra Kumar and Bollywood actress Aruna Irani. He has also acted in TV serials like Yahaaan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli, Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai.

<i>Waris</i> (1969 film)

Waris (transl. Heir) is a 1969 Hindi-language action comedy film, produced by Vasu Menon under the Vasu Studios banner and directed by Ramanna. It stars Jeetendra, Hema Malini in the lead roles and music composed by R. D. Burman. The film was a remake of Tamil film Naan (1967) and also made in Telugu as Nenante Nene (1968).

Palat – Tera Hero Idhar Hai Song composed by Sajid-Wajid performed by Arijit Singh

"Palat – Tera Hero Idhar Hai" is a Hindi song from the 2014 Bollywood film, Main Tera Hero. Composed by Sajid-Wajid, the song is sung by Arijit Singh, with lyrics penned by Kausar Munir and Danish Sabri. The music video of the peppy, dance track features actors Varun Dhawan and Ileana D'Cruz.

Dinesh Raheja

Dinesh Raheja is an Indian author, columnist, TV scriptwriter, film historian. Raheja has been writing on cinema for over 30 years. In his long and prolific career as a writer, he has worked as the Editor of Movie magazine (1988-1999), Channel Editor of India Today’s online film section and Editor of Bollywood News Service. He has been a regular columnist for rediff.com and Sunday Mid-day for over a decade and his articles have been published in The Times of India, The Indian Express, The Hindustan Times, India Today and Outlook. Raheja is a committed film historian and has authored five books: The Hundred Luminaries of Hindi Cinema (1996), Indian Cinema, The Bollywood Saga (2004), Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam: The Original Screenplay (2012), Chaudhvin Ka Chand: The Original Screenplay (2014) and Kaagaz Ke Phool – The Original Screenplay (2015).

References

  1. Balaji Vittal; Anirudha Bhattacharjee (21 July 2012). R. D. Burman: The Man, The Music. HarperCollins India. p. 7. ISBN   9789350292365 . Retrieved 14 August 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. 1 2 "The Nominations – 1971". Filmfare . Archived from the original on 15 August 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "The Winners – 1971". Filmfare . Archived from the original on 15 August 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. "Ideas about item numbers have not changed: Aruna Irani". NDTV. 20 August 2012. Archived from the original on 15 August 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. "Filmfare Awards: Aruna Irani wins the Lifetime Achievement Award". The Times of India . 30 January 2012. Archived from the original on 27 May 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. "Box Office 1971". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 22 September 2012. Retrieved 14 August 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. Budhu, Rakesh. "Review – Caravan". Planet Bollywood. Retrieved 15 August 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. Jha, Aditya (19 June 2003). "Song Sung True". Outlook India . Retrieved 15 August 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. A. Vishnu (6 August 2003). "Age of 'hinglish' remixes". The Hindu . Archived from the original on 28 February 2004. Retrieved 15 August 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. Walia, Nona (14 May 2004). "The perils of Chadti Jawaani". The Times of India . Archived from the original on 26 April 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. Tuteja, Joginder (12 June 2006). "I am a dreamer – Nisha Kothari". India Glitz. Retrieved 14 August 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. Bose, Derek (2006). Everybody Wants a Hit: 10 Mantras of Success in Bollywood Cinema. Jaico Publishing House. p. 118. ISBN   8179925587 . Retrieved 14 August 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. Dravid, Supriya (14 June 2004). "Naughty Nothings". India Today . Retrieved 15 August 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. Kallain, Avinash (21 December 2003). "On the cutting edge of censorship". Deccan Herald . New Delhi. Archived from the original on 10 June 2016. Retrieved 15 August 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. Joshi, Aparna; Adesara, Hetal (4 November 2003). "Television censorship: Is anyone keeping a watch?". Indiantelevision.com. Retrieved 15 August 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. Bamzai, Kaveree (8 December 2003). "Item No. 1 : Of remix industry, film soundtracks and TV shows". India Today . Retrieved 15 August 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  17. Bhattacharya, Chandrima S. (18 February 2005). "Strip threat to entertainment – Delhi to Mumbai, morality police and cops on the prowl". The Telegraph . Retrieved 15 August 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)