Bhawre ki gunjan hai mera dil – Kishore – Shankar-Jaikishan | Kal Aaj Aur Kal (1971)


Here again, Babita designed her own dresses. Prithviraj Kapoor, Raj Kapoor and Randhir Kapoor are real grandfather, father and son, while Randhir Kapoor and Babita got married after this movie.

Movie: This song appeared in 1971 social drama Kal Aaj Aur Kal (Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow) produced by late Raj Kapoor under the banner of R K Films and directed by his son Randhir Kapoor. The movie starred late Prithviraj Kapoor, Raj Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor (debut), Babita, late Iftekhar, late David, late Roopesh Kumar, Narendra Nath, etc.

Diwan Bahadur Kapoor (Prithviraj Kapoor) is Ram Bahadur Kapoor’s (Raj Kapoor) father. Ram has a son Rajesh (Randhir Kapoor), who was sent to London for higher studies. When he returns to India, he learns that his grandfather has promised his childhood friend that Rajesh would be married to the latter’s granddaughter.

But, Rajesh is in love with Monica (Babita) and objects to the alliance. The grandson and the grandfather are adamant in their decisions, without realizing that Ram is getting sandwiched between them. Ram leaves their home with the grandfather and grandson having blaming sessions. At this time Rajesh’s friend Hamid (Narendra Nath) gets married and Rajesh and Monica are invited for the reception. Hamid and some other friends come together to bring the couple close to each other. It is at this time that Rajesh sings this song.

Song: The music of this super hit song was composed by Shankar-Jaikishan and the lyrics were penned by Hasrat Jaipuri.

Through this song, the man wants to reinforce the fact that he is so much in love with the girl that the height of the sky from the earth would be less. His heart is only hers and does not belong to anyone else.

Video: Cinematography is by Taru Dutt. Dance choreography is by Suresh Bhatt.

The video begins with Narendra Nath, Roopesh Kumar and others watching Randhir Kapoor and Babita hugging each other. Since they are watching the couple, Babita moves away from Randhir Kapoor.

They are standing on the verandah. Babita moves inside and Randhir Kapoor follows her to the dance floor. There they dance and Randhir Kapoor begins the song. The video ends with Babita and Randhir Kapoor hugging each other.

Artists: The playback of this song was sung by Kishore Kumar and the onscreen performances are by Randhir Kapoor, Babita, Narendra Nath, Roopesh Kumar, etc.

Cultural Influence: Usually, people talk to their beloved in a conversation about these kinds of topics. But, this being a movie, a song has been woven from the conversation. The song is very beautiful and the video can be watched for the artists and the song.


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