dhoop ab mili to kal milegi tujhko chhaiyan
beparwah banjara bin soche bas chal pade
One by one, when they began to weave together their dreams, a second hand came to their help.
Today they experienced the harsh sunlight but tomorrow they will find the shade. Like gypsies without any concern, they kept moving ahead without thinking twice.
WORD – Baaiyan – Hand, Chhaiyan – Shade, Beparwah – Unconcerned, Banjara – Gypsy.
Befikr jo nikle toh ghumega ye pahiya
banjara soche na apni dhun mein bas chal pade
As always, life keeps dancing to its own melody, every single moment. The wheels of fortune will turn for those who begin their journey without worrying. The gypsy doesn’t think much, they keep moving ahead on their own time and pace.
WORD – Pahiya – Wheel, Dhun – Tune.
Ek baar dekh le toh toot jaayega re
Hey oh banjara dil da maraa dil da maara
Hey oh banjara beparwah chalta rahe
Up above in the sky, there’s a star shining, waiting for someone to make a wish. One glance at it and it will break.
To the gypsy out there – let your heart always be filled with love. Keep moving ahead without any worries.
Baandh le re baste
Kal kahan pata ho jaane tu phir
Khul gaye hain raaste
Bid goodbye to yesterday and get ready to visit another town. You never know where you might be tomorrow, these roads have now opened up to you. Opportunities are limitless.
WORD – Alvida – Goodbye.
Piche mud ke na hum dekhenge
Kara sab kuch hawale tumahre
Idhar saare banke banjare chale
They have now set out to complete this journey and they will not look back. These gypsies have surrendered all their possessions and have now begun their magical journey.
WORD – Beedha Uthakar – A Hindi proverb which means to undertake a difficult task, Hawale – Possessions.