Ek Zindagi

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ēk ziṁdgī
One Life
00 :13
maiṁ  bādlōṁ  dūr jāūm̐gī
maiṁ  apnī  sur pāūm̐gī
hai  [crazy, crazy] sapnē mērē
sārē cun  maiṁ bun āūm̐gī
I will fly through the clouds
I will find my own tune
These are crazy dreams of mine
which will collect and weave together
00 :31
hāṁ, mānā
is duniyā  hūm̐  nahīṁ
maiṁ apnī  duniyā banāūm̐gī
Yes, I acknowledge it
I am not of this world
I will make my own world
00 :38
ki ēk ziṁdgī mērī
sau xvāhiśāt
hāṁ, ēk ziṁdgī mērī
sau xvāhiśāt
maiṁ pūrī maiṁ pūrī
maiṁ pūrī tarah
ēk ziṁdgī mērī
sau xvāhiśāt
maiṁ jīnā maiṁ jīnā
maiṁ jīnā maiṁ pūrī tarah
[last 2 lines x2]
Because I have one life
(and) a hundred dreams
Yes, I have one life
(and) a hundred dreams
I (will live), to the fullest
to the fullest
I have one life
(and) a hundred dreams
I must live, must live,
I must live to the fullest
[last 2 lines x2]
01 :18
sab  rōk hai ṭōk hai
nōk hai jhōṁk hai
par dil mēṁ phir bhī [hope] hai
hai na?
Everyone's hindering
so much bickering
Still there’s hope in my heart,
isn’t there?
01 :27
lāif thōṛī [hard] hai
andēkhā [card] hai
[but] ham bhī  sṭār haiṁ
haiṁ na?
Life is a bit hard
It is an unseen card
But I am also a star,
am I not?
01 :36
ki mānā,
is duniyā  hūm̐  nahīṁ maiṁ
apnī  duniyā banāūm̐gī
 ō  ō 
So I acknowledge (it),
I am simply not of this world
I will make my own world
Ho! Oh! … Ho! Oh! …
01 :52
hāṁ ki ēk ziṁdgī mērī
sau xvāhiśāt
maiṁ jīnā maiṁ jīnā
maiṁ pūrī tarah
[both lines x2]
 ō  ō 
Yes, because I have one life
and a hundred dreams
I must live, must live
to the fullest
[both lines x2]
Ho! Oh! … Ho! Oh! …

Ek Zindagi (Hindi:एक ज़िंदगी, Urdu: ایک زِندگی) "One Life", is a song from the 2020 Bollywood film "Angrezi Medium".

The video clip depicts scenes of the movie showing the vicissitudes of young girl called Tarika (Radhika Madan, the female protagonist), and her supportive father Champak (played by Irrfan Khan), during Tarika's staying in England on a study scholarship.

The song was written and composed by the duo Sachin-Jigar.
More specifically, Jigar Saraiya, one of the members of the duo, wrote the lyrics.
Also, the lead playback voice is Tanishkaa Sanghvi, the young daughter of Sachin Sanghvi, the other member of the duo.

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