Jalte Hain Jiske Liye

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जलते हैं जिस के लिए
For Which They Burn
00 :11
जलते हैं जिस के लिए तेरी आँखों के दिये,
ढूँढ लाया हूँ वही गीत मैं तेरे लिए
जलते हैं जिस के लिए 
[all stanza x2]
I have found those very songs for you, for which,
the lamps of your eyes burn
For which they burn …
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01 :04
दर्द बन के जो मेरे दिल में रहा,
ढल  सका
जादू बन के तेरी आँखों में रुका,
चल  सका
[all stanza x2]
What was in my heart became a pain,
could not ease
Becaming magic in your eyes, it stopped,
could not go further
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01 :39
आज लाया हूँ वो ही गीत मैं तेरे लिए
जलते हैं जिस के लिए 
Today I just have brought those songs for you
for which they burn …
01 :58
दिल में रख लेना इसे हाथों से ये छूटे  कहीं,
गीत नाज़ुक हैं मेरा शीशों से भी टूटे  कहीं
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गुनगुनाऊँगा वही गीत मैं तेरे लिए
जलते हैं जिस के लिए 
They must be kept in the heart, don't let them leave your hands in any way
A song is even more fragile than glasses, let it not shatter in any way
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I will softly sing those very songs for you
for which they burn …
02 :59
जब तलक  ये तेरे रस के भरे होठों से मिले,
यूँ ही आवारा फिरेगा यह तेरी ज़ुल्फ़ों के तले
[both lines x2]
Until it doesn't meet your nectar-filled lips
it will wander just like this, underneath your locks
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03 :33
गाए जाऊँगा वही गीत मैं तेरे लिए
जलते हैं जिस के लिए तेरी आँखों के दिये
ढूँढ लाया हूँ वही गीत मैं तेरे लिए
जलते हैं जिस के लिए 
I will keep on singing this song for you
for which the lamps of your eyes burn
I have found those very songs for you
for which they burn …

Jalte Hain Jiske Liye (Hindi: जलते हैं जिस के लिए, Urdu: جلتے ہیں جِس کے لئے) "For Which they Burn" is a song from the 1959 Bollywood film "Sujata".

The movie can be largely understood as an allegation against castes and untouchability in India, as the main protagonist, Sujata (interpreted by the actres Nutan), is an untouchable woman.

In the movie, the song is played over the phone by Adhir, a young man from the Brahmin caste (played by Sunil Dutt) as he declares his love to Sujata.

The song's lyrics were written by Majrooh Sultanpuri, and the music was composed by S.D. Burman.

The playback singer was Talat Mahmood.

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