Holi Aayee and Jambhul Pikalya Zadakhali- Two Great Songs
Some songs are really great. One such song is Holi Aayee Holi Aayee Dekho Holi Aayee re. We remember and hum this song on every Holi festival. As many know, this song is from Mashaal movie starring Dilip Kumar, Waheeda Rahman, Anil Kapoor, Rati Agnihotri and Amrish Puri. This film worked for Anil Kapoor as it came in his very early period of career and he faced Dilip Kumar with great efforts and succeeded. This was Yash Chopra movie as well. Music was composed by Hridaynath Mangeshkar, brother of Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle. He has worked very little for Hindi films but given gem songs. Before I take you to another song enjoy this song. lyrics are given below.

Lyrics of the song:

O holi aayee, holi aayee dekho holi aayee re - (2)
 Khelo khelo rang hai, koi apne sang hai bhiga bhiga ang hai
 O holi aayee, holi aayee dekho holi aayee re - (2)
 Behaki behaki chal hai, chehra neela lal hai, divane kya hal hai
 Ho masto par hai mastee chhayee dekho holi aayee re
 O holi aayee, holi aayee dekho holi aayee re

Jo laye rang jivan me, use holi me paya hai – (2)
Batau kya tumhe yaaro kise maine bulaya hai
Ya mat bula ya bata dil kee baate
Naa chhupa duneeya se choree hai kya
Yeh ladakee hai ya kalee, mayee dekho holi aayee re
O holi aayee, holi aayee dekho holi aayee re

Yehi din tha yehi mausam, juban jab hamane kholi thee – (2)
Kahan abb kho gaye woh din kee jab apani bhee holi thee
Tum ho toh har rat diwali, har din meree holi hai – (3)
Are yeh kya chakkar hai bhai dekho holi aayee re
O holi aayee, holi aayee dekho holi aayee re

Hamara kaun duneeya me, yahan jo hai paraya hai – (2)
Magar apna laga koi yeh aisa kaun aaya hai
Itana kya majbur hai, dil kyon gum se chur hai, too hee sabase dur hai
Dilon ko pas bahut le aayee dekho holi aayee re
(O holi aayee holi aayee dekho holi aayee re)
Aa han han holi aayee re, dekho jee holi aayee re, aayee jee holi aayee re
O holi aayee, holi aayee dekho holi aayee re – (2)

 
Now listen this song. 
जांभुळ पिकल्या झाडाखाली, ढोल कुणाचा वाजं जी
ढोल वाजं जी, वाजं जी ढोल वाजं जी, ढोल कुणाचा वाजं जी

येंधळ येडं पाय कुनाचं, झिम्मा फुगडी झालं जी
झिम्मा झालं जी, फुगडी फुगडी झालं जी, झिम्मा फुगडी झालं जी

समिंदराचं भरलं गाणं, उधानवारं आलं जी
येड्यापिश्या भगतासाठी पुरतं लागिरं झालं जी
लागिरं झालं जी, लागिरं लागिरं झालं जी, पुरतं लागिरं झालं जी

मोडून गेल्या जुनाट वाटा, हा बोभाटा झाला जी
चोचीमंदी चोच टाकुनी, दाणं उष्ट झालं जी
उष्ट झालं जी, उष्ट उष्ट झालं जी, दाणं उष्ट झालं जी

जांभळीच्या झाडाखाली, कोयडं बोल बोलं जी
जांभळीचं बन थोडं, पिकूनं पिवळं झालं जी
ढोल वाजं जी, वाजं जी ढोल वाजं जी, ढोल कुणाचा वाजं जी

 
Found both songs having similar tunes? Are you thinking Hindi song copied? You are half right. Both songs having similar tunes. While Hridaynath made elder sister Lata Mangeshkar singing first song (i.e. Holi Aayee) with Kishore Kumar and Mahendra Kapoor, he made Ashatai singing later song. Later song is from Marathi film Jait Re Jait, which means win-win. Mohan Agashe and Smita Patil acted in it. It was produced by one of the great Mangeshkar sisters-Usha tai. It was directed by Dr. Jabbar Patel. It won President's Silver Medal for Best Feature Film in Marathi at National Film Awards. 
 
Jait Re Jait was released in 1977 while Mashaal in 1984. So it is obvious that later film song was totally converted to Hindi song. Both have its own flavour or mood. 
 

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