KALANK – Guitar: Tabaah Ho Gaye Guitar Chords

The best thing about a period film apart from the regal costumes and the majestic backdrops is the magnificent music. And when the composer is the creative genius Pritam Chakraborty himself, we can expect another masterpiece to be born. The song was penned by the poetic Amitabh Bhattachrya and sung by the melodious and mellifluous Shreya Ghoshal. The song sings about the pangs of separation undergone by the heartbroken lover and the phenomenal Madhuri Dixit’s enchanting Kathak performance keeps the viewers under a spell.

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Suggested Strumming Pattern

Pattern: D UUD UUD

D – Down Strum
U – Up Strum

Guitar Chords in Detail

Song Scale/Key: Em
No. of Chords: 7
Chords Used: Em, D, G, Cm, Am, C, B

(Em)Di nahi (D)dua bhale
Na(G)di kbhi badd(Em)dua
Na khaffa (D)hue na hum
Hue kbhi be(Em)waffa

(D)Tum magar(Cm)a bewaffa ho (G)gye
Kyu khaffa ho (Am)gye
Ke tum se juda hokey(D)hum

Tabaah ho(Em)gaye
(D)Tabaah ho (C)gye… (D)tabha
ho (Am)gaye (D)tabaah ho (C)gaye(Em)

fir akkhiyaan me preet ki teri
Reet jaga(Am)jana
Mohe(B)chodd ke jane ki khaatirr
He(C)laut ke a jaana

Fir akhiyaan me preet ki teri
Reet jaga(Am)jana
Mohe(B)chhod ke jane ki khaatir
He(C)laut ke aa jana

Ha (D)ghair ke (Cm)humnawa ho (G)gye
Kyu khaffa ho (Am)gye
Ki tum se juda hokey(D)hum
Tabaah ho (Em)gaye(D)

Tabaah ho(C)gye (D)tabaah
(D)Tabaah ho(C)gaye(Em)

Ha sajdey me hum ne(D)maanga tha
(Am)Umar humaari bhi lg (G)jaye (D)tum ko
(Em)Khudse he tauba (D)krte the
(Am)Nazar na humaari lag(G)jaye (D)tum ko

Ha (Em)sajdey me humne (D)manga tha
(Am)Umar humaari bhi lag (G)jaye (D)tumko
(Em)Khudse hi tauba(D)krte the
(Am)Nazar na humaari lag(G)jaaye (D)tum ko

(Em)Hum (D)magar (C)…(Em)
Hum(D)magar na(G)gawaara tumhe kis tarah ho(Am)gye
Ki tumse juda hokey(D)hum

Tabaah ho(Em)gaye
(D)Tabaah ho… (C)gaye… (D)tabaah
ho (Am)gaye… (D)tabaha ho (C)gaye(Em)

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Song Information: This song has used diverse exotic instruments very creatively and artfully. The instruments used are- bagpipes, ney, qanun, Sitar, glockenspiel, bass, tabla, dholak, strings, violins, viola, cello, contrabass. The orchestra that has been performed here is indeed a masterful piece of work and it is by far the most unique song ever composed by Bollywood. The track very creatively synchronises the various instruments and the percussions to give that immensely heavy and classical beat making the melody ideal for a performance on Kathak or Bharatnatyam. The song has the Padhant recitals very marvellously performed. This melody is rich in classical overtones and Shreya Ghoshal has done a very commendable job as usual. Her intensely rich classical and dulcet vocals have given this melody that mellow feel and a doleful aura. The lyrics are wistful and pensive and grieve about the bittersweet parting from the beloved that is causing a lot of agony to the heartbroken lover. The song captures the feel and mood of an ethnic ancient period, essentially the 1940s backdrop. The music itself wins our hearts. The alaap, antara and the mukhra have a very soulful effect and the chorus is quite splendid as the singers have done a praiseworthy job there. The song can be covered on other western instruments like the piano and the guitar, but the guitar chords are a bit challenging in this case and a bit of proficiency is required on the guitarist’s part.

Original Song Video

Tabaah Ho Gaye - Kalank | Madhuri, Varun & Alia | Shreya | Pritam | Amitabh | Abhishek

Song Credits

Song Title: Tabaah Ho Gaye
Film/Movie: Kalank
Singer/Artist: Shreya Ghoshal
Music Composition: Pritam
Lyrics by Amitabh Bhattacharya
Music Label: Zee Music Company
Bagpipes & Ney Player: Meira Segal
Qanun Player: Tamer Pinarbasi
Sitar Player: Umashankar Shukla, Aparna Doedhar & Zuber Sheikh
Glockenspiel Player: DJ Phukan & Aditya Dev
Bass Player: Raj Kumar Dewan
Language: Hindi (Bollywood)
Country: India
Releasing Year: 2019

More About the Song: Due credit has to be given to the entire musical team who have worked hard to make Tabaah ho gaye an evergreen historic song with rich musical overtones and a sullen and sombre mood simultaneously with perfect beats for a dance performance. The song is one of a kind, as it can be enjoyed by the dejected lover in quietude and also can be enjoyed by dancers who can perform this to earn appreciation and accolades.
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