Kals’ post on Tagore’s immortal Ekla Cholo Re took me back, once again, to the good old days of Doordarshan. I vaguely remember Ekla Cholo Re, the haunting melody of it, playing on TV at home, though I can’t recall more than that. 😦
After reading this post, I HAD to go on YouTube and search for the song. I found a beautiful rendition, and it has been on my mind ever since. I loved the tune and the sound of the Bengali lyrics already, the Hindi translation in this video adds a whole lot of meaning. Do check it out HERE.
The lyrics in English: