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World Liver Day: Celebrating ‘jigar’, with Bollywood

Bollywood has mostly used the word in terms of love, heart and beloved. Jigar, which literally means liver, is also used for “close friend” in Urdu.

bollywood Updated: Apr 19, 2017 12:05 IST
HT Correspondent
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Ranveer Singh and Parineeti Chopra in a still from Jigar Da Tukda, a song from Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl.

Wednesday, April 19 is celebrated as World Liver Day and you can find several ways to protect your liver, symptoms to look out for.

Now, we all know laughter is life’s best medicine. So we decided to get a little quirky and select some of the best (popular) Hindi songs that have used the word ‘Jigar’—the Hindi word for liver.

Bollywood has mostly used the word in terms of love, heart and beloved. Jigar, which literally means liver, is also used for “close friend” in Urdu.

Here is a playlist of songs where jigar is used as “heart or beloved”.

Dil Jigar Nazar kya hai
Film:Dil Ka Kya Kasoor (1992)
Singers: Kumar Sanu

Nazar ke saame, Jigar ke paas
Film:Aashiqui (1990)
Singers: Kumar Sanu, Anuradha Paudwal

Dil Jan-e-jigar Tujhpe Qurbaan
Film:Saajan Chale Sasural (1996)
Singers:Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik

Jigar Da Tukda
Film: Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl (2011)
Singer: Salim Merchant, Shraddha Pandit

Jaan-e-jigar Jaan-e-Mann
Film: Aashiqui (1990)
Singers: Kumar Sanu, Anuradha Paudwal

Beedi jalai le, Jigar se piya
Film: Omkara (2006)
Singer: Sukhwinder Singh, Sunidhi Chauhan

Banda Parvar Thaam Lo Jigar
Film: Phir Wohi Dil Laya Hoon (1963)
Singer: Mohammed Rafi

Jaan -e-man, Jaan-e-jigar
Film: Ghazab (1982)
Singer: Amit Kumar

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