27 September 2004, the wee hours
When I was in high school I was over at Rishi’s house one day and he played me a song from the film 1942: A Love Story, a Hindi movie. The details of why he would play this particular song I don’t remember at all. I don’t even think I was at all interested in Hindi music at the time. Regardless, I thought the song was brilliant. I find that songs I don’t understand all end up in my head sounding melancholy. This song was no exception. To this day I listen to it when I am in a bad mood. Today, I decided to look up what the songs title meant in English. Ek Ladki Ko Dekha To Aisa Laga means “When I saw this girl, I felt…”.