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First Class

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[First-Class]
[First-Class]
00 :35
मेरे होठों से धुआंधार निकलती हैं जो बोली
जैसे जैसे बंदूक़ की गोली
मेरे तेवर में है तहज़ीब की रंगीन रंगोली
जैसे जैसे हो ईद में होली
[all stanza x2]
The smoking words that issue from my lips
are like bullets of a gun
In my stance, there is the sophistication of a colorful rangoli
like Holi in Eid
[all stanza x2]
01 :05
मेरे जीवन की दशा
थोड़ा रास्तों का नशा
थोड़ी मंज़िल की प्यास है
बाक़ी सब [first-class] है [x3]
These are the circumstances of my life
There is a little intoxication of the road,
a little thirst of destination
Everything else is first-class [x3]
02 :19
पल में तोला, पल में माशा
जैसी बाज़ी वैसा पासा
अपनी थोड़ी हट के दुनियादारी है
करना क्या है चाँदी सोना
जितना पाना उतना खोना
हम तो दिल के धंधे के ब्यापारी हैं
At moments it is a tola, at moments it is a masha
For like bet, like dice
My mundaneness is a little different
What to do (with) gold and silver?
So much gained, that much lost
I am the merchant of the business of the heart
02 :48
मेरी मुस्कान लिए कभी आती है सुबह
कभी शामें उदास हैं
बाक़ी सब [first-class] है [x3]
हाँ, क़सम से
बाक़ी सब [first-class] है
For my smile's sake sometimes mornings come
and sometimes evenings are sad
Everything else is first-class [x3]
Yes, I swear!
Everything else is first-class
03 :14
हो सब के होठों पे चर्चा तेरा
बँटता गलियों में पर्चा तेरा
यूँ तो आशिक़ हैं लाखों मगर
सब से ऊंचा है दर्जा तेरा
Rumors of yours are on everyone's lips
a (love) letter of yours is distributed in the alleys
There are hundreds of thousands of lovers like that, but
your category is of the highest order of all
03 :28
मेरी तारीफ़ से छुपती फिर बदनामियाँ मेरी
जैसे जैसे हो आँख मिचौली
मेरे तेवर में है तहज़ीब की रंगीन रंगोली
जैसे जैसे हो ईद में होली
My scandals hide commendations
like a game of hide-and-seek does
In my stance, there is the sophistication of a colorful rangoli
like Holi in Eid
03 :44
मेरे जीवन की दशा
थोड़ा रास्तों का नशा
थोड़ी मंज़िल की प्यास है
बाक़ी सब [first-class] है [x3]
हाँ, क़सम से
बाक़ी सब [first-class] है,
हाँ
These are the circumstances of my life
There is a little intoxication of the road,
a little thirst of destination
Everything else is first-class [x3]
Yes, I swear!
Everything else is first-class
Yes!

First Class (in English in the original) is a song from the 2019 Indian period drama film "Kalank".

The movie narrates the story of several characters interrelated by kinship at the city of Lahore in 1946, the times prior to the Partition of India.

The main characters in the video clip are Zafar, a careless, womanizing Muslim man (interpreted by the Indian actor Varun Dhawan), who starts a relationship with Roop, a Hindu woman (played by the Indo-British Alia Bhatt) who had to agree to a loveless marriage.

Roop is shown practicing dance and classical Indian singing under the supervision of Bahaar Begum, a brothel madam (interpreted by the Indian actress and dancer Madhuri Dixit). Meanwhile, Zafar dances in the streets accompanied by an all-male troupe of dancers, boasting about his carefree lifestyle.

In a later scene, Roop is shown in what seems to be an engagement ceremony with the fiancé, Dev, Dev's father Balraj, and Satya, the former wife of Dev, who had exacted from Roop the promise of marrying Dev because she is dying.

Dev's character is played by the actor Aditya Roy Kapur, Dev's father Baraj is played by the actor and producer Sanjay Balraj Dutt, and Satya is interpreted by Sonakshi Sinha; all three are Indian.

Zafar had started his relationship with Roop as an act of vengeance against Baraj, because he had abandoned him and his mother after starting a relationship with Bahaar Begum; Dev is the offspring of that relationship.
The dancing and singing continue as Roop, followed by a troupe of female dancers, joins Zafar and his group, and proclaims her love for him.
Then, Bahaar Begum comes out into the street from the portals of some big residence and Zafar, upon seeing her, leaves the dance in anger.
This song is interpreted by the Indian singers Arijit Singh for the male parts, and Neeti Mohan for the female parts. It was composed by the Indian director and composer Pritam. The lyrics were written by the Indian singer and playback singer Amitabh Bhattacharya.

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