Describe a song that means something special to you
• what this song is about
• when did you listen to this song for the first time
• how often do you listen to the song
• explain why you think it special to you
• I love music and I love listening to Hindi and Punjabi songs.
• Here I would like to talk about a Punjabi song by a famous Punjabi singer Gurdas Maan
• This song means something special to me because its lyrics have taught me the value of work.
• The name of the song is Boot Polishan.
• It is from his album Boot Polishan
• It was released in 2008.
• The song gives the message that work is worship.
• Instead of begging for money a person should work and earn.
• It does not matter if the work is small such as polishing shoes of people.
• If a person works and earns he can always hold his head high.
• I heard this song about two years ago and since then it has become my favourite song.
• Actually Gurdas Mann is my favourite singer.
• He is a multifaceted personality.
• He is a singer, actor, director and a lyricist as well.
• He writes the lyrics of his songs himself.
• He has also acted in many Punjabi movies.
• All my family members also love his songs.
• When we go out anywhere together we play his songs in the car.
• All his songs have messages.
• He even performs in stage shows.
• He always has his tambourine in his hands when he performs.
• There is a village near my home town where he comes every year and performs for charity.
• I went there last year.
• It was an electrifying experience.
1. When do people in India sing songs together?
People in India sing songs together to celebrate special occasions, like at weddings, at parties, to celebrate a win and so on. People also sing together when singing hymns.
2. Is there a special occasion that people would sing songs together?
Yes, there are many special occasions when people sing songs together, like on weddings, during religious ceremonies, on birthday parties, etc.
3. What types of songs do young children like to listen to?
Young children like to listen to songs with fast beats and rhythms they can dance to. They may not understand the lyrics of the songs, but they enjoy dancing to music.
4. Why are some singers so popular in the world?
Some singers are very popular because they are very talented. They can sing songs of different genres. Some singers are popular because the quality of their voice is different and unique. These days a lot of talent shoes have made many singers famous.
5. Do people in India listen to songs from other countries?
Yes, people in India listen to songs from other countries. International music is very popular in India, especially among the youth.
6. Where do Indian people go singing?
Indian people sing at special occasions, festivals, religious ceremonies, talent shows, etc.
7. Is music an important subject in school?
Yes, music is an important subject in India. It is not taught so as to pass
exams, but it acts as a break in the students’ routine. Also, those students who have a singing talent can hone their talent through music lessons and some may also pursue it as a profession.
8. Why do some people say that music can help people relax?
It has been scientifically proven that music can help people relax. Research has shown that during stressful times, when people listen to music, they immediately feel a sense of calm and feel relaxed.