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Jai Ho!
A.R. Rahman Lyrics


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Jai Ho!
Jai Ho

I got shivers
When you touch my face
I'll make you hot
Get all you got
I'll make you wanna say
Jai Ho Jai Ho

I got fever running like a fire
For you I will go all the way
I wanna take you higher
(Jai Ho) I keep it steady 'cause steady is how I do it
(Jai Ho) This beat is heavy so heavy you gonna feel it.

(Jai Ho) You are the reason that I breathe
(Jai Ho) You are the reason that I still believe
(Jai Ho) You are my destiny
Jai Oh Oh-oh-oh

(Jai Ho) No there is nothing that can stop us
(Jai Ho) Nothing can ever come between us
(Jai Ho) So come and dance with me
Jai Ho!

Catch me, catch me, catch me, c'mon catch me
I want you now
I know you can save me come and save me
I need you now.
I am yours forever yes forever
I will follow
Anywhere in anyway
Never gonna let go

Jai Ho!

Jai Ho! Escape (escape) away (away)
I'll take you to a place
This fantasy of you and me
I'll never lose my chance
Jai Ho

Mm yeah
Jai Ho! Hm yeah

I can (I can) feel you (feel you)
Rushing through my veins
There's an ocean in my heart
I will never be the same
(Jai Ho) Just keep it burnin' yeah baby just keep it comin'
(Jai Ho) You're gonna find out baby I'm one in a million

(Jai Ho) You are the reason that I breathe
(Jai Ho) You are the reason that I still believe
(Jai Ho) You are my destiny
Jai Oh! Oh-oh-oh-oh

(Jai Ho) No there is nothing that can stop us
(Jai Ho) Nothing can ever come between us
(Jai Ho) So come and dance with me
Jai Ho! (Oh)

Catch me catch me catch me c'mon catch me
I want you now
I know you can save me come and save me
I need you now.
I am yours forever yes forever
I will follow
Anywhere in anyway
Never gonna let go

(Jai Ho) Hmm yeah
(Jai Ho) Hmm yeah
(Jai Ho) I need you gonna make it
(Jai Ho) I'm ready so take it

(Jai Ho) You are the reason that I breathe
(Jai Ho) You are the reason that I still believe
(Jai Ho) You are my destiny
Jai Oh! Oh-oh-oh-oh

(Jai Ho) No there is nothing that can stop us
(Jai Ho) Nothing can ever come between us
(Jai Ho) So come and dance with me
Jai Ho! (Oh) (You and me it's destiny)

Jai Ho!
Baila baila!
Baila baila!
Jai Ho!
Baila baila!
Jai Ho

Overall Meaning

The song "Jai Ho" by A.R. Rahman is a tribute to the spirit of victory and the celebration of life. The words "Jai Ho" are a Hindi phrase meaning "Let there be victory." The song encourages the listener to hold onto hope and perseverance, as there is nothing that can come between success and the individual. The lyrics also touch upon the importance of love and how it can catalyze both personal and communal success.


The first few lines focus on the physical sensation of being touched by someone, and how that touch can create a strong reaction within the individual. The singer of the song then goes on to express their willingness to do anything for the person they are addressing, in order to take that individual to new heights. The lyrics speak of destiny and how the person they are addressing is the reason they believe in it.


The song talks about the urgency of love and how, it cannot be put on hold. The singer is determined to follow the person they are addressing, wherever they go. The lyrics also speak of the ocean of emotion that the singer feels for the person and how they will never be the same again.


Overall, "Jai Ho" is an uplifting composition that touches on the themes of love, destiny, and victory. It encourages the listener to keep moving forward and celebrates the power of love to motivate individuals to reach their full potential.


Line by Line Meaning

Jai Ho!
Celebrating victory and triumph


Jai Ho
Repeating the phrase "victory and triumph"


I got shivers When you touch my face
Feeling an electric connection with a loved one


I'll make you hot Get all you got I'll make you wanna say Jai Ho Jai Ho
Promising to ignite passion and inspire celebration


I got fever running like a fire For you, I will go all the way I wanna take you higher
Feeling a passionate intensity and desire to elevate the relationship


(Jai Ho) I keep it steady 'cause steady is how I do it (Jai Ho) This beat is heavy so heavy you gonna feel it.
Expressing confidence in one's abilities and the power of the music


(Jai Ho) You are the reason that I breathe (Jai Ho) You are the reason that I still believe (Jai Ho) You are my destiny Jai Oh Oh-oh-oh
Affirming the importance of the loved one and their place in one's life


(Jai Ho) No there is nothing that can stop us (Jai Ho) Nothing can ever come between us (Jai Ho) So come and dance with me Jai Ho!
Expressing a belief in the strength and resilience of their connection, and inviting celebration together


Catch me, catch me, catch me, c'mon catch me I want you now I know you can save me come and save me I need you now.
Desperately desiring the attention and affection of the loved one


I am yours forever yes forever I will follow Anywhere in any way Never gonna let go
Making a long-term commitment and expressing loyalty


Jai Ho! Jai Ho! Escape (escape) away (away) I'll take you to a place This fantasy of you and me I'll never lose my chance Jai Ho
Expressing a desire for escape and to live out romantic fantasies together


Mm yeah Jai Ho! Hm yeah
Reiterating the celebratory phrase with added emphasis


I can (I can) feel you (feel you) Rushing through my veins There's an ocean in my heart I will never be the same
Describing the intense feelings and emotions evoked by the loved one


(Jai Ho) Just keep it burnin' yeah baby just keep it comin' (Jai Ho) You're gonna find out baby I'm one in a million
Encouraging the celebration to continue and boasting about one's unique qualities


(Jai Ho) Hmm yeah (Jai Ho) Hmm yeah (Jai Ho) I need you gonna make it (Jai Ho) I'm ready so take it
Repeating the celebratory phrase and expressing readiness and desire for the loved one


Jai Ho! (You and me it's destiny)
Affirming the connection with the loved one and embracing the idea of fate


Baila baila! Baila baila! Jai Ho! Baila baila! Jai Ho
Encouraging dancing and repeating the celebratory phrase




Lyrics ยฉ Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: Gulzar Nama, A. R. Rahman, Shah Tanvi

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