Not everybody finds love in this world. And unfortunately for me, I couldn’t do it either.
Yet, not all hope is lost. I can pour all my sadness [taken from people (girls mostly) who took me for a ride] into acting.
In this post, I’ll look at some songs where I think the actors have captured sadness with exemplary finesse.
Favorite lines: Kabr par mere sar utha ke khadi ho zindagi, aise marna hai mujhe!
Reminds me of John Keats.
Favorite lines: Gham aur khushi mein fark na mahsoos ho jahaan, main dil ko uss mukaam pe laata chala gaya
Reminds me of Kipling’s If. If you can meet with triumph and disaster, and treat these two impostors, just the same.
Favorite lines: Virani si Virani hai, tanhai si tanhai hai, aur ek hum hai pyaar ke bin.
I simply love the melodramatic feel of this, so much so that every time I see a girl whom I invest myself in break my heart by romancing some other boy, I feel this song play in the background.
Favorite lines: Mujhko saza di pyaar ki, aisa kya gunaah kiya, jo lut gaye!
It’s extremely sensitive, and reminds me of Pablo Neruda’s Tonight I can write the saddest lines. Even though the two poems are not similar.
Favorite lines: Ek din usse bhula dunga main, uske nishaan mita dunga main. Chaahunga na main us pathar ko, jaa usse bata de!
Well, the more you try to forget the girls, the more you end up liking them.
Favorite lines: Aise veerane mein ek din, ghut ke marr jayenge hum
The girl may say that your love is not real, but the world will be able to see how true your feelings are.
Favorite lines: Aag kyun lagayi jab, bujhaaye bin chhodna hi tha
The “WHY DID YOU BREAK MY HEART?” portion has a lot of righteous anger in it. Cathartic.
Favorite lines: Shehar bhar ki khushi se, yeh dard mera bhala hai
Well, if being lonely is a bad thing, let’s just say I am a criminal.
Favorite lines: Iss dharti par jis pal sooraj roz sawere ugta hai, apne liye toh theek usi pal, roz dhala hai seene mein
So much soft pain in KK’s voice.