Neele Gagan Ke Tale Lyrics and Translation: Let’s Learn Urdu-Hindi

Next we showcase the lovely lyrics and English translation of “Neele Gagan Ke Tale” from Humraaz (1967). Set against a peaceful blue sky, Rajkumar and Vimi express their young love for each other as the voice of Mahendra Kapoor floats above. Because of this, the song carries a timeless quality marked by omniscience, as if… Continue reading →

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Aye Meri Zohra Jabeen Lyrics and Translation: Let’s Learn Urdu-Hindi

We now present the lyrics and English translation to “Aye Mere Zohra Jabeen” from Waqt (1965). Young at heart Balraj Sahni plays a loving father of three young children who celebrates his business success with pomp and splendor. So overjoyed by where he believes Fate is taking his family, he dedicates a love song to… Continue reading →

Kisi Patthar Ki Murat Se Lyrics and Translation: Let’s Learn Urdu-Hindi

The soundtrack of B.R. Chopra’s Hamraaz (1967) is remembered today for its showcasing of Mahendra Kapoor’s voice. Music director Ravi composed some unforgettable tunes for Mahendra Kapoor in this film, including “niile gagan ke tale,” “tum agar saath dene kaa vaadaa karo,” “na muu.nh chhupaake jiiyo,” and the gem that I’ve chosen to translate today:… Continue reading →

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Mr. and Mrs. 55 Bollywood Archives! Come search through our past musings on the films, music, and poetry of the Golden Age of Hindi cinema! From constructing a raga mala to winking like Rajesh Khanna, you’ll find it all at Mr. and Mrs 55. Fellow classic Bollywood fanatics, comment on what you love and request… Continue reading →

The Bollywood Horse and Buggy Song

You know what I’m talking about. Guy and girl are falling in love. The setting: indistinct country road. A trotting horse (hay load optional) comes into view. Guy holds the reigns, a gentle clip-clop sets the beat like a metronome, and at last someone can’t resist and bursts into love song. Yes, nothing evokes the… Continue reading →