Mitwa

mitvā
मितवा
00 :09PlayPause
[Love will find a way]
janiyē hīriyē
[Love will find a way]
janiyē hīriyē
Love will find a way.
Oh my beloved, my dear!
Love will find a way.
Oh my beloved, my dear!
00 :26PlayPause
mērē man yah batā  ,
kis ōr calā hai 
kyā pāyā nahīṁ tūnē,
kyā ḍhūm̐ḍh rahā hai 
 hai ankhī  hai ansunī
vah bāt kyā hai batā
mitvā, kahē dhaṛkānē tujhsē kyā?
mitvā, yah xud   na  chupā?
My heart, you tell me this:
which way have you headed?
What haven't you got?
What are you searching for
that what is unsaid, what is unheard?
What is that talk, tell me!
Lover, what did the heart beatings speak with you?
Lover, do not hide it from yourself!
01 :09PlayPause
[Love will find a way]
janiyē hīriyē
Love will find a way.
Oh my beloved, my dear!
01 :17PlayPause
mērē man yah batā  ,
kis ōr calā hai 
kyā pāyā nahīṁ tūnē,
kyā ḍhūm̐ḍh rahā hai 
 hai ankhī  hai ansunī
vah bāt kyā hai batā
mitvā, kahē dhaṛkānē tujhsē kyā?
mitvā, yah xud   na  chupā?
Oh!
My heart, you tell me this:
which way have you headed?
What haven't you got?
What are you searching for
that is unsaid, that is unheard?
What is that talk, tell me!
Lover, what did the heart beatings speak with you?
Lover, do not hide it from yourself!
02 :35PlayPause
jīvan ḍagar mēṁ, prēm nagar mēṁ [x2]
āyā nazar mēṁ jab  kōī haiṁ
 sōctā haiṁ  pūchtā haiṁ:
jis  kamī thī kyā yah vahī haiṁ
hām̐ yah vahī haiṁ [x2]
 ēk pyāsā aur yah nadī haiṁ
kāhē nahīṁ is   khulkē batāē
 hai ankhī  hai ansunī
vah bāt kyā hai batā
mitvā, kahē dhaṛkānē tujhsē kyā?
mitvā, yah xud   na  chupā?
In the life course, in love city [x2]
since someone has come in sight
you think, you ask:
The one there was lack of, is he the one?
Yes, he is very same [x2]
You are a thirsty one and she is river
Why don't you tell (him/her) openly
what is unsaid, what is unheard?
What is that talk, tell me!
Lover, what did the heart beatings speak with you?
Lover, do not hide it from yourself!
04 :07PlayPause
tērī nigāhēṁ
 gaī rāhēṁ
par  yah sōcē jāūm̐ na jāūm̐
yah ziṁdgī  hai nāctī 
kyūm̐ bēṛiyōṁ mēṁ haiṁ tērē pām̐v
prīt  dhun par nāc  pāgal
uṛtā agar hai uṛnē  ām̐cal
kāhē kōī apnē  aisē tarsāē
 hai ankhī  hai ansunī
vah bāt kyā hai batā
mitvā, kahē dhaṛkānē tujhsē kyā
mitvā, yah xud   na  chupā
Your looks
found ways
but you still ponder this: "should I go or not?"
If life has danced, then
why are your legs in shackles?
Dance crazily to the tune of love
If the headscarf is flying, let it fly!
Why would anyone cause himself to be so thirsty?
That which is unsaid, that which is unheard of
What is that talk, tell me
My lover what do the heartbeats tell you?
My lover do not hide it from yourself
05 :05PlayPause
mērē man yah batā  
kis ōr calā hai 
kyā pāyā nahīṁ tūnē
kyā ḍhūm̐ḍh rahā hai 
mitvā, kahē dhaṛkānē tujhsē kyā
mitvā, yah xud   na  chupā
My heart, you tell me this:
which way have you headed?
What haven't you got?
What are you searching for
Lover, what did the heart beatings speak with you?
Lover, do not hide it from yourself!
05 :22PlayPause
[Love will find a way (Can't wait it)] /
janiyē hīriyē
[both lines x4]
[Love will find a way]
Love will find a way (Can't wait it)/
Oh my beloved, my dear!
[both lines x4]
Love will find a way.
Mitwa (Hindi: मितवा, Urdu: مِتوا), "Dear (intimate) Friend", "Lover", is a song from the 2006 Indian romantic drama film "Kabhi Alvida naa Kehna" (Never Say Goodbye).

This movie became enormously popular, and ended up being referred to by its acronym, "KANK".

The movie, mostly set in the city of New York, is about a man and a woman ("Dev" and "Maya", played by Shah Rukh Khan and Rani Mukherjee respectively) who meet from time to time and fall in love with each other, despite both of them having engagements and families.

The video clip summarizes the movie well, because it describes them at those encounters, while they imagine themselves speaking out their feelings and making romantic advances on each other.

The word "mitwa" (mitvā) seems to be common in spoken Hindi, but rarely found in dictionaries. It appears to be a deformation of the Sanskrit word mitrā, meaning "intimate friend". In the movie, the term is well chosen because the protagonists are on the verge of becoming lovers.

The singers in the video clip are the Indian singer and composer Shankar Mahadevan and the Pakistani folk singer Shafqat Amanat Ali; the small female parts, some of them in English, are sung by the Indian jingle and playback singer Caralisa Monteiro, who also helped write them.

The music was composed by the famous Indian composer trio SEL (Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy), and the lyrics were written by the Indian poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar.