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Sandhya, 'Umad ghumad kar' in Do Aankhen Barah Haath

nanhee nanhee boondaniyo ki khanan khanan'khan khang'ree
bajatee aayee, bajatee aayee dekho bhayee barkha dulhaniya barkha dulhaniya
chhuk chhuk chhuk chhuk chaiyya, aaja daru toray gal bhainya
aaj daru toray gal bhainya, chhuk chaiyya
mai toh nachu tere sang sang sainya, ho sainya, ho sainya
savan ka sandesa lekar niklee apnay ghar se
jo koyee iskay pyar ko tarsay vahee navelee barse
kare kare kare kare badarva kee jhanan jhanan jhan jhanjharee
bajatee aayee hai dekho bhayee barkha dulhaniya barkha dulhaniya
- rain song 'Umad ghumad kar' from Do Aankhen Barah Haath (1957).

And then there is saiyan jhoothon ka bada sartaj nikla.

Her bow runs on single string of a sarangi. My lover turned out to be the king of liars. She  sings. A little toy drum follows her. Tied to her trailing pallu. All her movements are playful exaggerations - nakhra. Thugs, louts watch. She is a toy seller.

When I was a kid, I actually had that toy fiddle and the drum.


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