Sunday, May 17, 2009

A song to brighten your day (blog marathon post 13)



The video embedded above really brings a smile to my face each time I view it. It is a remix version of a classic song from the movie Padosan, which dates back to 1968, and is sung by one of the legendary Indian singers, Kishore Kumar. I embed the original video below.
I love the animation in the remix version, the exaggerated emotions, the sexy lady, the young man madly in love with her and the sequence of events that follows.

I really like the meaning in the lyrics too. (If you know Hindi you'd appreciate it. I find it hard to translate the essence of the song into English)

I am sure the song will brighten your day and take you back to that time you fell madly in love with that one person whom you could just not resist.

Have a great Sunday, folks. And don't forget to tell me if you liked the song and which of the versions you prefer.

29 comments:

  1. Cute curvy remix
    i liked the animated version, u made my saturday evening :)

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  2. Sunny raju: Glad I did :) I like the animated version too :) It was intended for Sunday though--but never mind. there will be another day tomo :) Impressed with your promptness in comments. Thank you!

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  3. whoooo....I love this original song, and the movie too!! Have watched a lot of times;-)
    And the animated version sure did bring a smile!!:-) have a great weekend!

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  4. I love both the versions for different reasons!
    Though the animated version is damn adorable! Definitely something I can watch again and again.
    Thanks for making my evening, I have 4 exams next week and I really needed to de-stress! :)

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  5. oh i used to love thaat song ...it took so long to get that (the aimated one)out of my mind and now here you start it again :)

    as for Padosan, my kids watched it for the first time last year along with us and their gparents and my 11 yrold was guffawing throughout, ...pure unadulterated fun..we all had a great time that evening :)

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  6. oh i so love both the versions

    and padosan is a great movie

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  7. Seeing the animated version for the 1st time.....its sweet;-D

    watched the older version too...and ofcourse nothing can beat that:-)).

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  8. I like the remix better. Adds a zing to the old version :)

    Reminds me of this one called Yeh Zameen Gaa rahee hai(Logical remix) Tell me how you find this :)

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  9. older version is better

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  10. Mihir: To each their own.

    Stillness speaks:me too! will check out the one u sent.

    Reflections : :-)

    Monika: I havent seen it. It must be good.

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  11. Suma: Yeah--the animated version is addictive.I have not seen padosan.

    Only one: happy to help.Good luck with the exams!

    Durga: You too!!

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  12. Gawd! Kishore Kumar is hilarious!
    Just look at the paan juice drooling all over his chin! :D

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  13. Wow I love the original score..but animated one is too good...well i too have a video for u ....
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uy0HNWto0UY

    Hope u like this video..it is a nice short film..

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  14. I would go with the older version even the new one is not bad either.

    I enjoyed seeing Sunil Dutt, Kishore Kumar and Mehmood expressions in the songs, simply loved it how he fakes singing and backed by his friends.

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  15. Great song, whatever version. All songs in that movie were wonderful. Yes, I am an oldie songs fan and the late sixties, early seventies were a glorious period for Hindi film music.

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  16. the remix version is great!! kinda exaggerated but really nice... n wud have loved it if the song didn't remind me of Vidyapati swaying around with his cronies, with Bhola sitting abt... I guess you know my pref then!! :)
    definitely, a song which would make one smile... :)

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  17. Sumit: :) As long as it made u smile :)

    Ramesh: And all these movies had that understated elegance in romance, courting etc which so lacking in today's jhatka matka instant gratification age.

    Struggler: my children were so surprised to see the original version! They had seen only the remix one.

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  18. Prabodh: Absolutely LOVED it!! Thank you so much for sharing. May daughter was watching with me and she loved it too! Really nice one--sending it to my friends! :) Still thinking: yeah!

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  19. seen this before.. i love the animated version.. just got an extra ooomph to it :)

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  20. Loved the anime version...it's just one of those every day stories of girl meets boy...boy falls in love with girl...boy chases girl ..boy and girl leap out of airliner without pressurised suits and romantically plumet towards eath in a loving embrace until the one parachutte opens....the original is also great fun....!

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  21. LOVE the original song; the entire movie actually...it's such a mad, classic movie that u can watch any number of times :)

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  22. Liked both versions for different reasons and fell in love with the video Prabodh shared!!

    G.

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  23. Nice one.. Loved the animated version... Kinda seem to take me to my teenager years... Thanks for sharing...Also liked the movie on you tube sent by Prabodh..:)

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  24. Sushobhan, Geetha: I loved the clip prabodh shared too

    Niall: Admire your patience in sitting through two videos in a foreign language!

    Palsworld: i have never seen it.

    Roshan: me too loves animated version.

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  25. of course the animated ;)

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  26. This song is AWESOME!!!! reminds me of my friend Bindu in school..we used to KEEP singin it to her!

    i prefer the originlal version!

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  27. One song whose remixed version is better than the original. :)

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  28. I office. Can't see the song. I'm guessing it is the facoff b/w Mehmood & Kishore Kumar (forget the song right now)

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  29. love the song n the movie..its a classic..

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