Guitar Chords and Tabs

Guitar Chords: Mitwa, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna

The song Mitwa from the movie Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna is another gem from Shankar Ehsaan Loy (SEL) camp. In the key of E major scale, the song uses quite a few chords. But Ehsaan has done a lot of subtle variations to the chords that makes playing this song lot more difficult if you looking to sound like the recording track. The song uses one trick or rather a form of chords that I have mostly seen used in English songs. One such song that comes to mind is Yellow by the band Coldplay which incidentally uses similar set of chords. The trick is to always keep the thinnest two strings (E and B) open. Even while playing barre…
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Guitar Chords: Do Dil Mil Rahe Hain, Pardes [1997]

Do Dil Mil Rahe Hain from the movie Pardes is a soft soothing number but that doesn't mean it can't be played on the guitar! The song is in the key of Bb. If you know barre chords then this song is very easy to play. The whole song revolves around the Bb chord. Even the interludes between the antra's play Bb chord non-stop. There are only 4 chords you will need to play this song: The strumming pattern is as simple as it can get. Just alternate DOWN-UP strokes. Check the timing: |1&2&|3&4&| |DUDU|D---| Now this is enough to play the song. But here's a little improvisation you can do to sound more like original. There are few individual…
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Guitar Chords: Ye Jo Des Hai Tera, Swades [2004]

I have been going through some of the A R Rahman songs recently when I realized that this song, Ye Jo Des Hai Tera from the SRK hit Swades is a gem that should be on the blog. The movie was a great watch as well. But as you would expect, this is not an easy song to play. Unless you know barre chords, this song would be very difficult to play. I am not sure how good it will sound with a capo on the first fret (haven't tried). The song is in the key of C# which has all sharp notes. So almost all of the chords that you need to play here are sharp chords. The chords…
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Guitar Chords: Noor E Khuda, My Name Is Khan (MNIK)

Noor E Khuda is another melodious song from Shanker Ehsaan Loy camp. It is sung by Shankar Mahadevan and Adnan Sami along with the beautiful voice of Shreya Goshal. As it happens with most SEL songs, the more you listen, the more you love it! The chords are fairly simple though barre chords will be preferred. The strumming pattern is also uncomplicated. Strumming Pattern | 1 & 2 & | 3 & 4 & | | D - D U | - U D - | (D)Noor-e-Khuda ... (G)Ooooo ... (A)Oooo ... (D)Noor-e-Khuda ... (D) ... (D) ... (D) Ajna(G)bi mod (D)pe ... Khauf (G)har ore (G) (A)Har nazar pe dhu(G)an cha gaya (D)... (A)Pal bhar me jane (G)kya kho…
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Guitar Chords: Ajab Si – Om Shanti Om (OSO)

This one is a superb song from Om Shanti Om (OSO). It's purely magical with minimum disturbance and balanced music. For the strumming pattern, listen to the starting part of the song where you can easily catch the Have fun! Chords used in the song: MUKHDA (G#)aankhon mein teri ajab si ajab si adayein x 2 (E)dil ko banade jo (F#)patang saansein ye (G#)teri wo hawayein hai ANTRA 1 (G#)aayee aisi raat hai jo, (E)bahot khushnaseeb hai (G#)chahe jise door se duniya, (E)wo mere kareeb hai (G#)kitna kuch (C#)kehna hai phir bhi hai dil me sawaal (G#) (G#)sapno mein jo (C#)roz kaha hai wo phir se kahun ya (F#) (Mukhda Again) ANTRA 2 (G#)tere saath saath aisa, (E)koi noor aaya…
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