Episode 30 – The return of the onomatopoeia

April 29th, 2007

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The return of the onomatopoeia

Learn how to write a song for your girlfriend using the onomatopoeia.

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Transcripts
Translations are in the order the scenes are played in the original episode.

Scene 1

Hindi: Rhim Jhim, Rhim Jhim
English: These are onomatpoeias, there are no translations

Hindi: Rhoom Jhoom, Rhoom Jhoom
English: Ditto

Hindi: Bheegi bheegi rut mein
English: In wet wet climate

Hindi: Tum hum, hum tum
English: you me, me you

Writing Credits
Javed Akhtar (1942 – A Love Story, 1993)

Music Credits
R.D. Burman (1942 – A Love Story, 1993)


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Episode 29 – An Indian Engagement

April 15th, 2007

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An Indian Engagement.

Our guest speaker Rudy returns to talk about how he proposed to his girlfriend in Hindi – and how that went.

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Transcripts
Translations are in the order the scenes are played in the original episode.

Scene 1

Hindi: Zaleel
English: You person of immoral character.

Hindi: Kameene
English: Rascal

Scene 2

Hindi: Dubarah yahaan ayegaa
English: If you come here again

Hindi: To teri taange tod doonga
English: Then your legs I will break

Scene 3

Hindi: Maar
English: Hit him

Scene 4

Hindi: Mujhse shaadi karogi
English:Will you marry me

Scene 5

Hindi: Kabool nahin
English: I dont accept it

Scene 6

Hindi: Nakli Heere asli nahin hote
English: Fake diamonds don’t become real

Writing Credits
Kader Khan (Muqaddar ka Sikandar, 1978), Elaan-E-Jung (1989),Salim Khan & Javed Akthar (Shakti, 1982)

Music Credits
S.D. Burman (Prem Nagar, 1971), Jatin-Lalit (Sarfarosh, 1999)


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Episode 28. Disco.

April 8th, 2007

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Disco.

Learn the ancient Indian art of Disco.

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Transcripts
Translations are in the order the scenes are played in the original episode.

Scene 1

Hindi: D se hota hai Disco
English: From D becomes Disco (D stands for Disco)

Hindi: I se hota hai item
English: From I becomes item (I stands for Item)…et al

Scene 2

Hindi: Main ek Disco
English: I am a disco

Hindi: Tu ek Disco
English: You are a Disco

Hindi: Duniya hai ek disco
English: The world is a disco

Scene 3

Hindi: Dance dikhaoonga aisa
English: A dance I will show just like

Hindi: Michael Jackson ke jaisa
English: Like that of Michael Jackson

Hindi: Disco Bhangra
English: FDisco Bhangra

Writing Credits
Dr. Rahi Mashoom Reza (Disco Dancer, 1983), Indivar (Khuddaar, 1982), Anand Bakshi (Ganga Jamuna Saraswati, 1988)

Music Credits
Bappi Lahiri (Disco Dancer, 1983), Rajesh Roshan (Khuddaar,1982), Anu malik (Ganga Jamuna Saraswati, 1988)


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Episode 27. Filing a Police Report.

April 1st, 2007

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Filing a Police Report.

How to report a crime in India.

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Transcripts
Translations are in the order the scenes are played in the original episode.

Scene 1

Hindi: Inspector Sahib, Inspector Sahib
English: Inspector Sir, Inspector Sir

Hindi: Loot gaya
English: I have been robbed

Hindi: Barbaad ho gaya
English: I have been destroyed

Hindi: Oopar se neeche tak
English: From the top to the bottom

Hindi: Aage se peeche tak
English: IFrom the front to the back

Scene 2

Hindi: Vaid ne kaha hai
English: My doctor has said

Hindi: Pista badaam ki mithaii khate rehna chahiye
English: Pistacchio, walnut sweets, I should eat

Scene 3

Hindi: Ab na woh zaalim rahenge
English: Now those criminals (sinners) wont remain

Hindi: Na zulm rahega
English: Nor will there be crime

Hindi: Na kanoon se khilvaar karne vaale gaddar rahenge
English: Nor those who play with the law, the traitors will remain

Hindi: Ab sirf kannon rahega
English: Now only the law will remain

Hindi: Kanoon
English: Law

Writing Credits
Inder Raj Anand (Shahenshah, 1988), Anil Sharma (Tahalka, 1987)

Music Credits
R.D. Burman (Sanam Teri Kasam, 1982), S.D. Burman (Funtoosh, 1956)


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