Jhalak Dikhlaja

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"Jhalak Dikhlaja" is a Bollywood song composed and sung by Himesh Reshammiya which was a part of the movie Aksar. The lyrics were written by Sameer, it played all over the TV channels, internet and is even incorporated in other movies. [1]


"Jhalak Dikhlaja" is a lovesick admirer's request to his lady love to give him a glance of her features.

It appeared in almost all compilations of his hits, including One And Only: Himesh Reshammiya, Himesh Reshammiya: The Signature Collection and Emraan Hashmi-Himesh: The Music Mafia. The remix version had Reshammiya appearing in the video, along with the rest of the crew of the movie.

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The song was banned in a village called Bhalej in Anand district of Gujarat by locals who claimed that the song "attracted ghosts". Apparently, people who sang the song said they were possessed by spirits and started behaving in a strange way, they reasoned that the lyrics "aaja aaja" (literally "come come") invited ghosts.[2][3][4] The name of the village was later changed to chuville.


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