Learn Hindi Language Tutorial - Entertainment

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Learn Hindi Language tutorial -  Entertainment - is based around reading Hindi newspapers and developing the language skills and vocabulary needed for following current affairs in major Hindi language daily newspapers.

Please Note:
These news articles are included here for the purpose of lesson alone. These may not be current, and should not be compared with present situations.





Topic 1. Hindi Film 'Yoo Naa Hotaa To Kyaa Hotaa' Depicts True Life



यूं न होता तो क्या होता

माना सपनो की सीमा नही। पर सपनो के पीछे छिपी हकीकत को कोई नही जनता। घटनायें घटती है और सपने बिखरते हैं। पर हम हर बार सिर्फ यही सोचते है, "काश यूं होता तो क्या होता या यह नही होता तो अच्छा होता"।

फिल्म "यूं न होता तो क्या होता" जीवन के इसी यथार्थ को बयान करती है।

Note.
The film is based on four short stories of a Gujarati writer. The characters in the stories dream of settling down in America and having a good life there.

Translation.
There are no limits to dreams. But no one knows the facts hidden behind dreams. Incidents happen and dreams get scattered but every time we only think this - Had it happened this want then what would have happened; or, Had this not happened then it would have been good.
The film 'Yoo Naa Hotaa To Kyaa Hotaa' tells about this very fact of life.

Glossary.
yoo naa hotaa to kyaa hotaa - If it didn't happen this way, what would have?
sapanaa - dream
seemaa - limits, boundary
hakeekat,yatharth - truth
ghatanaye - events, incidents
bikharanaa - to break/scatter
sochanaa - to think

Assignments:

Answer in Hindi
a. What is the meaning of "There is no limit to dreaming"?
b. What is conveyed through this film?

Topic 2. Pamela Anderson Gets Married



पामेला एंडरसन ने शादी रचायी

लाखो दिलो की धृड्कन हालीवूड स्टार पामेला एंडरसन ने गायक किड राक के साथ शादी रचायी। एंडरसन ने पिछले सप्ताह अपनी वेबसाइट पर किड राक के साथ सगाई की जा्नकारी दी थी।

एंडरसन ने लिखा था कि आखिरकार मै फिर से शादी कर रही हू। मै उससे प्यार करती हू और खुश हू।

Note.
Many remember Pamela Anderson for silicone breast transplant for hugely popular TV serial 'Baywatch'. Anderson gave the information about her engagement with Kid Rock on her website last week.
Anderson had written that finally, I am getting married again. I love him and am happy.

Translation.
Heart throb of millions, Hollywood star Pamela Anderson got married to singer Kid Rock.

Glossary.
shaadi - marriage
10 lakh - 1 million
dilo ki dhadkan - heart throb
gayak - singer
pichhale saptaah - last (previous) week
sagaai - engagement
jaankaari - information
aakhirakaar - at last
pyaar karanaa - to love

Assignments:

Answer in Hindi
a. What is the most striking thing about Pamela Anderson?
b. What is occupation of Kid Rock?

Topic 3. Oscar Winning Actress In India To Learn Yoga



आस्कर विजेता अदाकारा को योग खीच लाया हिमालय

'ब्वायज डोंट क्राइ' और 'मिलियन डालर बेबी' फिल्मो मे बेहतरीन अदाकारी के लिये दो बार आस्कर विजेता मशहूर हालीवूड अभिनेत्री हिलेरी स्वैंक को योग और आध्यत्म की तलाश भारत खीच लायी।

हिलेरी पालमपुर्, हिमाचल स्थित एक मेडिटेशन आश्रम मे योग और ध्यान लगाना सीखने गयी। इस पहाडी राज्य की हसीन वादियो मे हिलेरी दो सप्ताह रूकी मगर यह यात्रा उनके कहने पर गुप्त रखा गया था।

Note.
India has always been well regarded in the fields of meditation and yoga. Several learning centres for meditation and yoga can be found here.

Translation.
Search for yoga and spiritualism had drawn to India the famous Hollywood actress Hillary Swank, twice winner of Oscar for her superlative acting in films 'Boys Don't Cry' and 'Million Dollar Baby'.
Hillary went for learning yoga and meditation in a camp situated at Palampur in Himanchal Pradesh. Hillary stayed for two weeks in the beautiful valleys of this hilly region but this travel was kept a secret on her request.

Glossary.
adakara, abhinetri - actress
Himanchal - An Indian state in Himalayan regions
vijeta - winner
talash - search
haseen - beautiful
vaadi - valley
saptah - week
gupt - secret

Assignments:

Answer in Hindi
a. For which movies, Oscar award was given to Swank?
b. What was the purpose for her stay in India?

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