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I had the song Tujh Mein Rab Dikhta Hai from the movie Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi stuck in my head for weeks but couldn’t remember what it was or which movie it came from, then nubianphoenix asked if I’d covered it before and saved me from going crazy trying to remember haha ;-) Not a hindi speaker but love this song and gave it my best shot :-)

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I wanted to learn a Hindi song from beginning to end, because usually I run out of steam after a verse and a chorus and want to start learning something else haha ;-) Anyway I chose Kuch Kuch Hota Hai because it’s such a beautiful song and I love singing it, and I’m happy now that I can sing a whole song in Hindi :-)

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I’ve had the songs Humko Humise Chura Lo and Chalte Chalte from the movie Mohabbatein stuck in my head for the past few days so I’ve tried to learn to play them on my guitar. I don’t speak any Hindi so the pronunciation isn’t perfect, and songs written for a voice like Lata Mangeshkar’s are pretty difficult to sing! But if I didn’t let myself sing a song until I could sing it absolutely perfectly I would never get to sing so many songs I love, so I’ve tried my best to learn them as well as I could and I had a good time playing them :-)

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With all the excitement of launching my Indiegogo project I forgot I also tried to sing Pani Da Rang today! It’s the song I get most requests for by far, like 8 times out of 10 if someone is requesting a song for me to sing it’s Pani Da Rang! I was a bit distracted by all this Indiegogo stuff so this is definitely a first-draft kinda thing until I’ve learned it better ;-)