Aankh Maare Lyrics Translation | Simmba (2018)

Movie: Simmba (2018) (original song from Tere Mere Sapne, 1996)
Music: Viju Shah, Remake by Tanishk Bagchi
Lyrics: Anand Bakshi, New lyrics by Shabbir Ahmed
Singers: Neha Kakkar, Mika Singh, Kumar Sanu (Original sung by Sanu and Kavita Krishnamurthy)
Label: T-Series

Issaqbaazi / Ishqbaazi Meaning and the Multiple Spellings | इसकबाजी / इसकबाज़ी / इश्क़बाज़ी

Too many spellings, to begin with. So let me start there.

The word, in Urdu, which is closer to the origin, would be ishqbaazi (or ishqbazi, इश्क़बाज़ी in devanagari). It's made of इश्क़, love, and -बाज़ी, which often is a suffix which makes a noun, meaning 'to do' the thing that it's added to. Baazi also means a turn in a game, but I'm not entirely sure if both the things have the same origin, though by usage it looks like they may have.

Thus, the meaning of ishqbaazi is 'love' only, (just the way dhokhebaazi would mean deception, which is pretty much the same as dhokha). The meaning of the word in the dictionary I have is 'flirtation'. Though, I'd expand ishqbaazi a little further, as 'to do things related to this thing that love is'.

The word is often spoken in a UP-Bihar version where the 'q/क़' sound turns into 'k/क' sound, the 'z/ज़' sound turns into 'j/ज', and the 's/स्' sound turns into a 'sa/स' (or simply, adds a schwa to the 's' sound), thus giving इसकबाजी, spelled closely in English as isakbaaji or isakbaji.

However, in the song issaqbaazi of Zero, while the word is sung as this UP-Bihar version, close to iskbaaji or sometimes isaqbaaji, they spell it as issaqbaazi, with a q, z, and an extra s.

The translation of the entire song can be found at www.bollymeaning.com/2018/12/issaqbaazi-lyrics-meaning-srk-salman-zero.html.

Kasam se Jiyara Chaknachoor Hai Issaqbazi se Lyrics Translation | Zero (2018)

Movie: Zero
Music: Ajay-Atul
Lyrics: Irshad Kamil
Singer: Sukhwinder Singh, Divya Kumar
Label: T-Series

Jaan Nisaar Lyrics Translation | Kedarnath

Movie: Kedarnath (2018)
Music: Amit Trivedi
Lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya
Singer: Arijit Singh / Asees Kaur
Label: Zee Music Company

Tab Tak Mere Naam Tu Lyrics Translation | Zero

Movie: Zero (2018)
Music: Ajay-Atul
Lyrics: Irshad Kamil
Singer: Abhay Jodhapurkar
Music Label: T-Series

The first song from Zero, an Ajay-Atul composition and arrangement with Irshad Kamil's words, is a beautiful, melodious track. The song seems to have a touch of some earlier song of Ajay-Atul, but is nonetheless lovely, and boasts of a beautiful interlude. The song is sung by a newcomer to the Hindi film industry, Abhay Jodhapurkar, who has earlier sung songs in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Marathi.

Qaafirana Sa Hai Lyrics Translation | Kedarnath (2018)

Movie: Kedarnath (2018)
Music: Amit Trivedi
Lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya
Singers: Arijit Singh, Nikhita Gandhi
Label: Zee Music Company

Vashmalle Lyrics Translation | Thugs of Hindostan

Movie: Thugs of Hindostan
Music: Ajay-Atul
Lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya
Singers: Vishal Dadlani, Sukhwinder Singh
Label: YRF Music

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