Dekh kaise baras raha hain udas pani
Phuwar ke malmali dupatte se ud rahe hain
Tamaam mausam tapak raha hain
Palak palak ris rahi hain ye kaaynat sari
Gulzar describes the rainfall. Since morning, the sad water has been showering down upon earth, all in the same kind of tone.
The drizzle creates a delicate cover from which the entire weather drops down. In an instant, the entire universe trickles down.
WORD – Sur – Melody, Phuwar – Showers, Malmali – Cotton, Tamaam – Entire, Palak – Instant, Ris – Trickle.
Kaisi bojhal si ho gayi hain
Dimag ki gili gili socho se
Bheegi bheegi udas yaade tapak rahi hain
Every single sound has been drenched and they now feel heavy. Amongst this weather, the drenched mind begins to think about the sad memories, which flash across Gulzar, drop by drop.
WORD – Shaen – Sound, Bojhal – Heavy.
His body now tired, slowly but steadily, his warm breaths begin to drown within him.
WORD – Badan – Body.