Naam hai mera Fonseca – Amit/Alka – Jatin-Lalit – Deepak/Pooja | Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikander (1992)


I found only this video on the net for this song. Some portions have been repeated throughout the video.
Movie: This song appeared in 1992 N H Films’ sports drama Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikander (The One Who Wins is the King) directed by Mansoor Khan and produced by late Nasir Hussain. The movie starred Aamir Khan, Ayesha Jhulka, Deepak Tijori, Pooja Bedi, Mamik Singh, Kiran Zaveri, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, etc.
Some of Dehradun’s colleges are described in the beginning of the movie. It is not clear whether they mean the junior or the senior college. Often there is confusion if these are colleges and schools, with the students wearing uniforms. Rajput College consists of students from affluent backgrounds. Model College has students from poor local families. Other colleges are Xavier’s and Queen’s, the latter is an all-girls college and guys from the other 3 colleges try to woo the students there.
The town hosts the annual inter-college sports championship with a marathon cycle race as the main event. The beginning of the movie shows the race between Ratanlal Sharma (Mamik Singh) of Model College and Shekhar Malhotra (Deepak Tijori) of Rajput College. Shekhar wins the race because Ratan has an inferior bike. Shekhar becomes overconfident and arrogant.
Sanju (Aamir Khan) is Ratan’s younger brother and is everything opposite of Ratan. He is a carefree boy and always gets into trouble with his father Ramlal (Kulbhushan Kharbanda), who wants him to be more mature and responsible like his brother. Ramlal runs a café near his home. Sanju and his little gang, including a girl Anjali (Ayesha Jhulka), bunk their sports lessons to smoke cigarettes and roam around the town. Anjali has a crush on Sanju.
Sanju has fallen for Devika (Pooja Bedi) from Queen’s College. He thinks it is real love. Devika is under the impression that Sanju is from Xavier’s. Soon, Sanju regrets it and is about to tell her that he is a local boy, but, he loses the opportunity. All the colleges participate in the intercollegiate song-and-dance competition. Queens College participates with Rajput College and they perform this song.
Song: The music of this song was scored by Jatin-Lalit and the lyrics were penned by Majrooh Sultanpuri.
The boy says, “My name is Fonseca. Baby, you don’t know about me. You cannot go away from me. You will have to come here only.” The girl replies, “My name is Monica. I don’t follow orders, just like that. I go wherever I like.”
Video: Cinematography is by Najeeb Khan. The dance choreography is by Madhav Kishan-Suresh Bhatt-Farha Khan.
The video opens with a boy strumming the guitar in shadows. The music has begun. When the lights fall on him, we realize that it is Deepak Tijori. Some other boys and girls are also dancing in the background. Pooja Bedi comes along in a short red dress. The spotlight is on her. All the boys try to flirt with her.
Aamir Khan, Ayesha Jhulka, Kiran Zaveri and others look on from backstage. Deepak Tijori begins the song and proposes to her. Pooja Bedi takes over the song and continues the dance as well. She pushes him toward 2 boys sitting at a bar. The 2 boys stalk Pooja Bedi and she feels threatened. Some girls go to appeal to Deepak Tijori to help her. He acts as if he does not care.
Pooja Bedi apologizes to him and he fights the 2 boys to rescue her. They begin to dance together and even decide to get married. The music rises to a crescendo and the song ends as they take a bow. The video ends as the audience goes crazy cheering them.
Artists: The playback of this song was sung by Amit Kumar and Alka Yagnik and the onscreen performances are by Deepak Tijori, Pooja Bedi, Aamir Khan, Ayesha Jhulka, Kiran Zaveri and others.
Cultural Influence: This is a typically filmi song-and-dance sequence, performed on stage for a competition. The song is a take off from traditional Goan Christian music. The song and the artists are good. The video is watchable for the same.


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