Punjabi On A 50 Year Rope?

Hat’s off to songwriter Anand Bakshi, not just for some phenomenal poetry in general, but for his use of Punjabiyat. In dozens of songs that he wrote for Hindi films, he sprinkled a few Punjabi words in essentially Hindustani poetry. We are not talking clearly Bhangra, where such words are needed. This wasn’t anything original…

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