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Thursday, March 01, 2007

Pearl In The Oyster

Here is my favorite song from the movie "Moksha". The movie mainly deals with a young man, his strange principles and ambitions. When I watched this film, I always thought that the director has clearly etched his character but his love interest has been ignored. But if clearly noticed, this song on her, describes her thoughts and her opinion. This one song completely demonstrates her character and her state of mind through out the film.

Seep Mein Moti Hain Lekin Koyi Chunta Hi Nahin
Seep Mein Moti Hain Lekin Koyi Chunta Hi Nahin
Baat Ek Kehni Thi Humko
Baat Ek Kehni Thi Humko Koyi Sunta Hi Nahin

( Pearl is in the oyster, but no body is smart enough to pick it.
Just as there is nobody wise enough to listen, to what I have to say. )

Seep Mein Moti Hain Lekin Koyi Chunta Hi Nahin

Kab Khushi Paayi Hai Humne Pathraon Ke Desh Mein
Humko To Gham Hi Yeh Mila Hai Har Khushi Ke Bhesh Mein

( When have I ever found joy… In this immoral world?
All I have found is sadness, even in guise of happiness. )

Seep Mein Moti Hain Lekin Koyi Chunta Hi Nahin
Seep Mein Moti Hain Lekin Koyi Chunta Hi Nahin
Baat Ek Kehni Thi Humko
Baat Ek Kehni Thi Humko Koyi Sunta Hi Nahin

Kehne Ko Sab Humsafar Hain Phir Bhi Begaane Hain Log
Jaan Ke Pehchaan Ke Bhi Kitne Anjaane Hain Log

( In spite of being together, how unfamiliar people seem.
Even the known appear strangers. )

Seep Mein Moti Hain Lekin Koyi Chunta Hi Nahin
Seep Mein Moti Hain Lekin Koyi Chunta Hi Nahin
Baat Ek Kehni Thi Humko
Baat Ek Kehni Thi Humko Koyi Sunta Hi Nahin


Another reason, I like it is because in spite of the song being so sad and depressing the song has been shot in a very optimistic manner. In spite of her mind singing these sad words, she reacts positively to what ever is happening around her; she enjoys the rain; smiles at the scene of crazy wind blowing away her umbrella; makes funny faces at the clones hanging inside a shop and plays with the rain drops. This is such a new and beautiful treatment of a sad song that I have never before seen. It brings out such a nice, positive feeling and thought that in our lives worries may be many; troubles and problems have never spared anyone but in spite of all that there is so many beautiful things in this nature involved in tiniest of tiniest moment, that can fill us with immense strength to face all this and much more.

5 comments:

  1. Hmmm.. Not seen the movie but after reading your review I think I am going to see it. Will definitely let you know my reaction whenever that happens. :)

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  2. seen the movie but never really felt it lik this.. now this forces me 2 watch it once again.. or atleast c the song...

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  3. @Cuckoo- Welcome to my blog

    @BJ - :-) Let me know what you feel.

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  4. Not seen the movie and not heard the song but will try to catch it. It is your description of the song that makes me want to see it.

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