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Lyric and background history of song bodhu kon alo

Song of Rabindranath Tagore

This page contains lyric of Tagore song bodhu kon alo and its transliteration in English with background history. Background of the song includes the place and date of the song written by Rabindranath, name of the newspaper or magazine the song was first published in and the name of the person who had prepared the notation or swaralipi. This page also contains the musical composition of song like parjaay, taal, raag and ango.

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Parjaay: Chitrangada (Scene 1)

Raag: Bhairavi

Written on: 1934

Collection: Chitrangada

Swarabitan: 17 (Chitrangada)

Notation by: Shantideb Ghosh

Lyric in Bengali

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Tagore song bodhu kon alo
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Transliteration in English

Bodhu kon aalo laglo chokhe!
Bujhi diptirupe chhile surjoloke!
Chhilo mono tomari protikhkha kori
Juge juge dini ratri dhori
Chhilo mormobedonaghono andhokare
Janmo-janomo gelo birahoshoke
Ashphutomajari kunjobone
Sangeetoshuyo bishonyomone
Sangeerikto chiro dukhkhorati
Pohabo ki nirjone sayano pati!
Sundoro he, sundoro he,
Boromallyokhani tobo ano bohe, tumi ano bohe!
Abogunthonochaya ghuchaye diye
Hero lojjito smitomukho subhoaloke.

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