JollyGul.com presents lyricist Suman’s devotional geet Aa(n)kho vaataldi joi thaaki (My eyes are growing weary waiting) beautifully sung by Aly Sunderji and Nazia Amin Mohammad . This is part of their ongoing series of videos for the Jamat in the month of December to celebrate Salgirah 2019.
Aly SunderjiAly Sunderji is an artist, music composer as well as a passionate teacher. Aly is a man of many talents and wide interests. In his alternate persona as “The Mithai Man”, Aly loves spending time in the kitchen making culinary delights. Aly’s immense pioneering efforts over many years in giving exposure to Ismaili artists on his hugely successful YouTube channel deserves special mention and appreciation from all of us. Aly lives in Vancouver, Canada.
Nazia Amin Mohammad is a passionate vocalist based in Dubai UAE and is originally from Karachi Pakistan. She has sung in more than 32 languages. Nazia is a social media star and is covered regularly by the media in the Gulf States. She is a Business Development Executive by profession.
In this geet Aa(n)kho vaataldi joi thaaki, Suman compares his love for Imam-e-Zaman as that of a chakori (which is a legendary bird in Hindu scriptures) with intense obsession with the moon. A chakori is a symbol of intense love, it can spend its whole night gazing at the moon.
The geet was recorded in 2016 at the Lata Mangeshkar Studio in Mumbai as part of the DJ album Prem Prakaash – A Celebration of Love.
Click on the link below to start watching the video which is presented with running lyrics and translations.