Learn Hindi Reading Tutorial - Entertainment

Learn Hindi Reading Tutorial - Entertainment seekhe~

Learn Hindi Reading 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.

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


यूं न होता तो क्या होता

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।

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.

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


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

2. Translate the passage above from Hindi to English.

Topic 2. Pamela Anderson Gets Married


पामेला एंडरसन ने शादी रचायी

करोडो 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 जान्कारी दी थी।

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

Many remember Pamela Anderson for silicone breast transplant for hugely popular TV serial 'Baywatch'.

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


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

2. Translate the passage above from Hindi to English.

Topic 3. Oscar Winning Actress In India To Learn Yoga


आस्कर विजेता अदाकारा को योग खीच लाया हिमाचल

'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।

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

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


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

2. Translate the passage above from Hindi to English.

Have Your Say!

If you ever think a topic is not explained clearly or think we should add a specific lesson, please let us know. Chances are, you will find your suggestion included by the next time you come back


Hindi words pages that include Hindi text are best viewed with Internet Explorer (IE). Also see our page on Hindi Fonts in case of problem with Hindi text display.