Khwahishein - Heroine

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xvāhiśēṁ
Desires
00 :16
xvāhiśōṁ  cēhrā kyūm̐
dhum̐dhlā  lagtā hai
kyūm̐ anginat xvāhiśēṁ haiṁ
xvāhiśōṁ  pahrā
kyūm̐ ṭhahrā  lagtā hai
kyūm̐  ġalat xvāhiśēṁ haiṁ
Why does the face of desires
seem like blurred?
Why are there countless desires?
Why does the guard of desires
seem to be stand still?
Why are these desires wrong?
00 :34
har mōṛ par
phir  muṛ jātī haiṁ
khiltē huē pal mēṁ murjhātī haiṁ
haiṁ bēśram
phir bhī śarmātī
haiṁ xvāhiśēṁ
At every twist (of the road)
they turn around
In a blossoming moment, they wither
They are shameless
but still shy
They are desires
00 :53
ziṁdgī  dhīrē dhīrē
ḍastī haiṁ xvāhiśēṁ
ām̐sū  pītē pītē
ham̐stī haiṁ xvāhiśēṁ
Desires slowly/gradually,
bite/sting life
Desires
drink/supress tears
01 :12
uljhī huī kaśamakaś mēṁ
umr kaṭ jātī hai
In tangled confusion
the lifetime is passed
01 :37
ām̐khēṁ mic jāē
 ujālōṁ mēṁ
kis kām  aisī rauśnī
ō ō bhaṭkā  na
lāē  kinārōṁ 
kis kām  aisī kaśtī
Eyes which are shut
in brightness
What's the use of such a light?
Oh, oh! What led you astray
and doesn't bring you ashore
What's the use of such a boat?
01 :55
ām̐dhī har dhīrē  lātī hai
vādā kar dhōkhā  jātī hai
mum̐h phēr haṁs 
ciṛhātī hai xvāhiśēṁ
They gradually bring storms
Having made promises, they keep on breaking them
After turning their faces and laughing,
desires tease.
02 :14
ziṁdgī  dhīrē dhīrē
ḍastī haiṁ xvāhiśēṁ
ām̐suōṁ  pītē pītē
ham̐stī hai xvāhiśēṁ
Desires slowly/gradually,
bite/sting life
Desires
drink/supress tears
02 :33
uljhī huī kaśamakaś
mēṁ umr kaṭ jātī hai.
In tangled confusion
the lifetime is passed

Khwahishein (Hindi: ख़्वाहिशें, Urdu: خواہشوں) "Desires", is a song from the 2012 Bollywood film "Heroine".

The video clip shows scenes of the movie where Mahi Arora (Kareena Kapoor), the female protagonist and the "heroine" of the title, starts a relationship with Angad (Randeep Hooda), a cricket player for India's national team.

The playback singer is Shreya Ghoshal.

The song's lyrics were written by Niranjan Iyengar, and the music for this song as well as the rest of the movie soundtrack was composed by the duo Salim-Sulaiman.