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Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma’s film ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ was a super hit. The film’s song ‘Channa Mereya’ became such a big hit that it was hardly played in any wedding procession and function. Zakhmi Dil has become the first choice of the hearts of lovers, this song is still in the playlist of crores of people, but very few people know the true meaning of this song’s face. If you also think that ‘Channa Mereya’ means my friend, then you are wrong, let’s know what Channa Mereya means?
What is the meaning of ‘Channa Mereya’?
The song from the film ‘Channa Mereya’ features so many times that many people remember every frame in which Ranbir Kapoor chants Channa Mereya while waving his hand. The song has been shot in a situation in which Anushka Sharma is getting married and Ranbir Kapoor is saying goodbye to her in his own style. But in this song Channa Mereya means Mere Chand. Channa = moon, mereya = mine. In the song, Ranbir Kapoor is telling Anushka Sharma that she is the only moon because of which his whole world is bright.
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Connection of song lyrics to movie situation
That is why the line also comes in the song when Ranbir Kapoor says – Andhera tera, maine le liya, mera ujla sitara tere naam kiya. The Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma starrer also featured Aishwarya Rai and Fawad Khan in the film. Released in the year 2016, the film was directed by Karan Johar and its superhit song Channa Mereya was sung by most popular singer Arijit Singh.
Who wrote the song? Why was the word ‘Channa’ kept?
The lyrics writer of this song is the person who has penned songs like ‘Bapu sehat ke liye tu to hanik hai’. We are talking about Amitabh Bhattacharya. Composed by Pritam, when the song starts with the lyrics ‘Accha Chalta Hoon Duaon Mein Yaad Rakhna’, it captivates the audience and the listeners from here itself. ‘Channa’ is actually an Urdu word which Amitabh might have kept thinking because Anushka Sharma’s character in the film is that of a Muslim girl.