I am not a big fan of Bollywood movies because I feel that many of the films made are a rip off from Hollywood or other movies.
But I just happened to watch UDTA Punjab , I could not understand what the whole controversy was , why it was being asked to be banned, maybe it is true when people say TRUTH hurts.. Punjab is in such dire straits , god knows how the most prosperous state at one time in the country will regain the lost glory.
One of the songs in that movie is a beautiful song, written by the famous punjabi poet , Shiv kumar batalvi. As is with many writers they become well-known only when they are no more, Shiv kumar also was one, he had lots of ups and downs, Wikipedia has all the information about the poet.
I don’t like when the new era musician and composers try to give their own mark to old classicals. BUT THIS one is a must listen .. what beautiful lyrics by the maestro. Wish the Full song was Sung, rather than a few lines..
|Ik kuddi jida naa Mohabbat,
Gum hai Gum hai Gum haiIk kuddi jida naa Mohabbat,
Gum hai Gum hai Gum hai
|A girl named love
Is lost, is lost, is lost
|Soorat usdi pariyaan vargi
Seerat di o Mariam lagdi
|An angel by face like
MARY by virtue
| Hasdi hai taan phul jhaddade ne
Turdi hai taa gazal hai lagdi.
|Flowers blossom when she laughs
Seems a poem when she walks
|Lamm-salammi, saru de kad di
Umar aje hai marke agg di,
Par naina di gal samajhdi
| Tall like cypress
Age barely alight
Yet she understands the language of a glance
|Saad muraadi, Sohni phabbat
Gum hai Gum hai Gum Hai
she is Lost
After a long long time there has been a punjabi song that has actually touched my heart because otherwise the punjabi singers today in punjab have actually brought only disrepute to the beautiful language .. But that is for another post ..
This Song is also a dedication to Someone Out there in the wide open world, to the one Whom I loved and Lost, she was and IS Saad Muraadi, Sohni but is definitely LOST.. .. For you