Aa Chal Ke Tujhe

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آ چل کِہ تجھے
Keep Walking
00 :07
آ چل کِہ تجھے، میں لے کے چلوں
ایک ایسے گگن کے تلے
جہاں غم بھی نہ ہو، آنسو بھی نہ ہو
بس پیار ہی پیار پلے
[all lines x2]
ایک ایسے گگن کے تلے
Keep walking, that I shall take you and go
underneath such a sky,
where there is neither sorrow nor tear,
just love, and only love thrives
[all lines x2]
underneath such a sky
[0:59]
سُورج کی پہلی کِرن سے،
آشا کا سویرا جاگے
[both lines x2]
چندا کی کِرن سے دُھل کر،
گھنگھور اندھیرا بھاگے
[both lines x2]
کبھی دُھوپ کھلے کبھی چھاؤں مِلے
لمبی سی ڈگر نہ کھلیں
جہاں غم بھی نہ ہو، آنسو بھی نہ ہو
بس پیار ہی پیار پلے
ایک ایسے گگن کے تلے
[0:59]
With the first ray of sunlight,
the dawn of hope awakes,
[both lines x2]
Thick darkness flees
having been washed away by the moon ray
[both lines x2]
At times, sunshine blooms, at times, shade is found,
a long strides doesn't displease the road
where there is neither sorrow nor tear,
just love, and only love thrives
underneath such a sky
[2:09]
جہاں دُور نظر دوڑ آئے،
آزاد گگن لہرائے
[both lines x2]
جہاں رنگ بِرنگے پنچھی،
آشا کا سندیسہ لائیں
[both lines x2]
سپنوں میں پلی ہنستی ہو کلی
جہاں شام سُہانی ڈھلے
جہاں غم بھی نہ ہو، آنسو بھی نہ ہو
بس پیار ہی پیار پلے
ایک ایسے گگن کے تلے
[2:09]
However far the sight traverses
a free sky tantalizes
[both lines x2]
where multicolor birds
brings tidings of your hope
[both lines x2]
in dreams, a growing blossom is laughing
wherever the pleasant dusk descends
where there is neither sorrow nor tear,
just love, and only love thrives
underneath such a sky
[3:22]
سپنوں کے ایسے جہاں میں،
جہاں پیار ہی پیار کھلا ہو
ہم جا کے وہاں کھو جائیں،
شَکْوَہ نہ کوئی گِلہ ہو
کہیں بیر نہ ہو، کوئی غیر نہ ہو
سب مِل کے یوں چلتے چلیں
جہاں غم بھی نہ ہو، آنسو بھی نہ ہو
بس پیار ہی پیار پلے۔
[3:22]
In this place of dreams
where just love, and only has blossomed
When I go there, I lose myself,
there isn't any reproach, any complaint,
there is no animosity, no one is a stranger,
all together, in unison, keep walking
where there is neither sorrow nor tear,
just love, and only love thrives.
[3:55]
آ چل کِہ تجھے میں لے کے چلوں
ایک ایسے گگن کے تلے
جہاں غم بھی نہ ہو، آنسو بھی نہ ہو
بس پیار ہی پیار پلے
ایک ایسے گگن کے تلے [x3]
[3:55]
Keep walking, that I shall take you and go
underneath such a sky,
where there is neither sorrow nor tear,
just love, and only love thrives
underneath such a sky [x3]

Aa Chal Ke Tujhe (Hindi: आ चल कि तुझे, Urdu: آ چل کِہ تجھے) loosely translated as "Keep Walking", is a song from the 1962 Indian movie "Door Gagan Ki Chhaon Mein"

The title of this song is somewhat difficult to translate literally to English, and this is why:
The first verse goes: "ā cal ki tujhē, maiṁ lē kē calūm̐ ... " which literally means: "Keep walking, that I shall take you and go". Word by word, the translation is as follows:
  • keep walking (ā cal)
  • that (ki)
  • I take ('lē' plus the particle 'kē', indicating a finished action)
  • I shall go (calūm̐)
  • you (tujhē)
In addition, the "that" word (Hindi: कि , Urdu: کِہ) should be transliterated as "ki" or "kih", rather than as "ke". However, the "Bollywood name" of the song stuck as "Aa Chal Ke Tujhe" because the sounds "ke" and "ki" are often pronounced interchangeably.
Then, the original Hindi title would literally mean: "Keep walking, that ... to you ..."

The movie is about a war veteran, Shankar, who upon returning home discovers that his family has died in a fire and that his son, Ramu was the only survivor. Ramu has become mute after the tragedy, but communicates playing the flute. The role of Shankar was acted by the famous Indian playback singer Kishore Kumar, and Ramu was played by his son, Amit Kumar Ganguly.

In the song, Shankar invites Ramu to "keep walking" towards some idyllic place full of love and harmony, while he responds playing the flute.

Kishore Kumar was also the author and composer of this song, in collaboration with the Indian lyricist Shailendra, who also authored the other songs of the film.
The music composer and director R. D. Burman probably collaborated with the music composition, and it is he who plays the harmonica in some parts of the song.