We Asked Pakistanis About Song Lyrics They Always Heard Wrongly In Bachpan & The Responses Are Epic

By Haadia Paracha | 12 Feb, 2019

What are the song lyrics that you misheard?

Were you one of those people who sang the Taylor swift song like, “got a long list of STARBUCKS LOVERS, they’ll tell you I’m insane” and the person next to you told you off, IT’S NOT STARBUCKS LOVERS. Awkwarrrrrrd. Β Someone at MangoBaaz, for the longest time, thought our quomi tarana went like “qaumΒ mulk saltanat, maali baba zindabad” looooooool I can’t even.


We asked our wonderful Instagram followers about song lyrics jo hamesha ghalat ho jaati thi and the answers were GOLD

1. Apparently, among the most misheard song lyrics was actually a very important anthem and we weren’t the only ones messing up our National Anthem πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

“I thought it is qaum mulk sarak dharak
Pani dada pinda bad πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚



2. The intro to ‘Tera Honay Laga Hoon’ by Atif Aslam had the best misinterpreted song lyrics oh my God

Via Giphy

Tera honay laga hoon… Shining in the syrup some what prolapandi ocean come on feel meΒ πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
Shining in the serring sun like a purlupon on the ocean camo feel me πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
Shinning in the shade some like polo posi osum like u need me… like u need me… πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Shining in the salak sunluck prolopondiotion how feel me how feel meΒ πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚



3. LOOOOOOLing at how BADLY people murdered the song lyrics to ‘Pump it Up’ from the movie, Chance Pe Dance πŸ˜‚

O kendi paaan o kendi chaim…

Kendi pump on the chance…

Kehndi poh kehndi che o jane Jana kehndi poh kehndi che

Oh kendi paw phakki chain kendi oh jaane jaana kendi paw phakki chain kendi πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚


4. ‘Suraj hua makhan chand galne laga’Β πŸ˜‚

Via Giphy


5. Hathi ka anda la = Pana da bulbulaΒ πŸ˜‚

Via @ManOfThePeople / Giphy


6. ‘Ooo aaah let the music play, oo nadiyo paar sajjan da bhana, kitay call jaluri jana still don’t know wtf???’Β πŸ˜‚


7.Β Uss ke Dada ki tareef mumkin nahi’ Β πŸ˜‚

and ‘Uss ke janay ki tareekh mumkin nahi afreen afreen…’


8. Despacito by Justin Bieber seemed to be messed up song lyrics biiiiiiig time

Despacito alalabxkbakxbaj pacito lbakxlanhcbc pukito kabjxnskx cito.. Despacito πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Despaacitooo hasiii tooo phasiii to crush ignore kareetoo kutttaaa banna detooo!! Desssppaaacitooo!
Alaa belino parera pacito..Pacito pacito
Despacito is ki ama ko gaseeto is kae papa senooritooooo despacitoooooo. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚


9.Β “Muu pe pathar rakh ke dil pe makeup kerlia…”Β πŸ˜‚

Via South Park / Celluloid Studios


10.Β I wonder if you know have you been to Tokyo. If you see anything you mean something……… Bla bla blaaa FASSTT AND FURIOUSSSSSSSSSSSSSSπŸ™ŒπŸ™ŒπŸ˜‚πŸ”₯

Via Universal Pictures / Giphy


11. Amplifier by Imran Khan also had fudged up song lyrics for many people πŸ˜‚

Via Imran Khan / YouTube

Speed main do so wee tay rakha way naai naaiyaa way gaddi saadi lay jaa way arriye way uffar tu meri meri main tera amplifier fier.
Speed mein dosowi di chalan pulac de samne mein nai rukda im a night rider. We gadi sadi le ja weh jatiye weh door meine leja weh ariya ni wuffer tun meri meri mein tera amplifier fier aaaaa


12. ‘Dama dum mast qalandar. Ali ka pehla numberAli ki laash tarapay‘ πŸ˜‚

Source: NBC


13. ‘Kurrwarriyan lor diyan‘ πŸ˜‚


14. ‘Chand sifarish jo kerta hai barish’ πŸ˜‚


15. ‘Panion pe chal rahi hein factriaaan bhi jal rahi hein…‘ are another of the most misheard song lyricsΒ  πŸ˜‚

Via Giphy


16. ‘Jub life ho POWER HOUSE CONTROL, honton ko ker ke gol… Β murghi kia jane ande ka kia hoga.Β ALL IS WELL’ Β πŸ˜‚


17. Remember the song lyrcis, “Smack That, Alundafor. Smack That, Gimesomor. Β Smack That, teugesor. Smack That, Oooooh” πŸ˜‚

Via Giphy


18. ‘Kunjri bandar ganji kyu? Sundar bander ganji kyu? Nandari bander tanduri khaavy. Nagasaki tanduri bander mandir jaavy…’ Β πŸ˜‚

Jia Jalay from Dil Se


19. Best misheard song lyrics ye hain: ‘saucun sucni saucun sucni tu mar tu mar tu mar tu mar..’

Via: @mangobaaz / Instagram


Know some more? Let us know in the comments section below.


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