Lag Ja Gale Lyrics & Meaning

Lag-Ja-Gale-Lyrics
Lag-Ja-Gale-Lyrics

About the Song

Lag Jaa Gale” is a Hindi song with
Music by Madan Mohan Kohli and
Lyrics by Raja Mehdi Ali Khan,
Written for the 1964 Bollywood film Woh Kaun Thi?.
On screen Presence the song was performed by popular Bollywood star Sadhana, though actually sung by playback singer Lata Mangeshkar.
Singer Lata Mangeshkar.

Singer’s Own Words

Lata Mangeshkar’s career spread over more than 70 years (starting in 1942) with recording thousands of songs. This iconic song is regarded to be one of the songs by which Lata Mangeshkar is remembered as a Legend. Lata herself sited that this song to is among her top six favourite songs in 2016 and among her favourite 20 in 2012.

In 2014, on the 15th anniversary of the song, she tweeted: “”Namaskar Is varsh ‘Lag ja gale ke phir ye hasee’n raat’ is geet ko 50 saal pure ho rahe hain. aisa madhur geet aaj bhi purana nahi lagta” (This year the song ‘Lag ja gale ke phir ye hasee’n raat’ is 50 years old, but it is so sweet, it does not feel old at all) The singer Amit Mishra claims that “My favourite song by Lata ji is Lag Ja Gale and I can hear it a million times on repeat mode”

Lag Ja Gale Lyrics Meaning

Lag-Ja-Gale-Lyrics-Meaning
Lag-Ja-Gale-Lyrics-Meaning

The Hindi expression “ho na ho” indicates that it may or may not happen in future. “Gale lagna” refers to embracing in such a way that the necks touch, it can apply to two persons of the same sex as well.

The song expresses profound sadness on the impending partition, which is perhaps final. The Hindi expression “ho na ho” implies that it may or may not happen in future. In Hinduism, death is the parting for this life. The parting, although expresses separation of two lovers in the movie, can also mean death in the Indian context. Some individuals remember having sung this song for the dying grandmother. Others member a close relative, with impending death due to cancer, dancing her last dance with this song. It is sometimes sung at Indian funerals.

It is also considered to be an iconic song composed by Madan Mohan

Lag Jaa Gale Piano Notes

Below there are Lag Jaa Gale Piano Notes which you can practice on the keyboard or piano.

LAG JA GALE KI PHIR YE
B- B A B B A B A B B B
HASIN RAAT HO NA HO
B B A B A B A G A A B C+ B A A A F# G F# E F# E D
SHAAYAD PHIR IS JANAM MEN
D E E E E F# A F# E E
MULAAQAAT HO NA HO
D D D+ D+ Db+ Db+ A B D+ C+ C+ B B A B A G
LAG JAA GALE …
D D B A B

(INTERLUDE)
B B B B G+ F#+ D+ E+ G+ F#+
D E E E E E E E F# F# F# F# F# F# F# G G G G G G
G+ F#+ D+ E+ G+ F#+
D E E E E E E E F# F# F# F# F# F# F# G G G G G G
D E G B E+ D+ D+ B A F#
D E F E D E F E D E F E D

HAM KO MILI HAIN AAJ YE
G D+ Db+ D+ D+ E+ D+ Db+ D+ E+ D+ C+ C+
GHADIYAAN NASIB SE
G C+ C+ E+ D+ C+ C+ E+ D+ D+ C+ B
B C+ D+ E+ G+ E+ C+ D+ B A G
JI BHAR KE DEKH LIJIYE
G D+ Db+ D+ D+ E+ D+ Db+ D+ E+ D+ C+ C+
HAM KO KARIB SE
G C+ C+ E+ D+ C+ C+ E+ D+ D+ C+ B
B G E F# G E D

PHIR AAP KE NASIB MEN
D D B A B B A B A B B B
YE BAAT HO NA HO
B B A B A B A G A B C+ B A A A F# G F# E F# E D
SHAAYAD PHIR IS JANAM MEN
D E E E E F# A F# E E
MULAAQAAT HO NA HO
D D D+ D+ Db+ Db+ A B D+ C+ C+ B B A B A G
LAG JAA GALE …
D D B A B

(INTERLUDE)
B B G+ F#+ D+ E+ G+ F#+
D E E E E E E E F# F# F# F# F# F# F# G G G G G G
G+ F#+ D+ E+ G+ F#+
D E E E E E E E F# F# F# F# F# F# F# G G G G G G
D E G B E+ D+ D+ B A F#
D E F E D E F E D E F E D

PAAS AAIYE KI HAM NAHIN
G D+ Db+ D+ D+ E+ D+ Db+ D+ E+ D+ C+ C+
AAENGE BAAR-BAAR
G C+ C+ E+ D+ C+ C+ E+ D+ D+ C+ B
B C+ D+ E+ G+ E+ C+ D+ B A G
BAAHEN GALE MEN DAAL KE
G D+ Db+ D+ D+ E+ D+ Db+ D+ E+ D+ C+ C+
HAM RO LE ZAAR-ZAAR
G C+ C+ E+ D+ C+ C+ E+ D+ D+ C+ B
B G E F# G E D

AANKHON SE PHIR YE PYAAR KI
D D B A B B A B A B B B
BARASAAT HO NA HO
B B A B A B A G A B C+ B A A A F# G F# E F# E D
SHAAYAD PHIR IS JANAM MEN
D E E E E F# A F# E E
MULAAQAAT HO NA HO
D D D+ D+ Db+ Db+ A B D+ C+ C+ B B A B A G
LAG JAA GALE …
D D B A B

(INTERLUDE)
B B G+ F#+ D+ E+ G+ F#+
D E E E E E E E F# F# F# F# F# F# F# G G G G G G
G+ F#+ D+ E+ G+ F#+
D E E E E E E E F# F# F# F# F# F# F# G G G G G G
D E G B E+ D+ D+ B A F#
D E F E D E F E D E F E D

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