The song “Jamal Jamaloo Kudu” used in the movie “Animal” is originally an Iranian song. It was adapted by composer Harshavardhan Rameshwar from the original song composed by Iran’s Khatareh Group. The song was first sung in the choir of Kharazemi Girls High School in the 1950s. The lyrics of the song are an adaptation from a poem written by famous Iranian poet Bijan Smandar.
The hook line “Jamal Jamalek Jamaloo Jamal Kudu” roughly translates to “Oh my love, my beloved, my sweet love!” The lyrics depict a scenario where a lover is captivated by the beauty of their love. The song has gained popularity and has been widely shared and enjoyed on social media.
As for the movie “Animal,” it depicts a tumultuous relationship between a father and a son. The film has received mixed reviews, with some appreciating the directorial work of Sandeep Reddy Vanga while others have criticized the violence portrayed in the Bollywood film. The movie stars Rashmika Mandanna, Tripti Dimri, Ranbir Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, and Bobby Deol, among others.
The full video of the song was officially released on YouTube by T-Series on December 7, 2023, and has garnered over 46 million views. Since its release, the song has become a huge hit among people in India. It is a traditional Iranian Bandari Music reinterpreted by Harshavardhan Rameshwar, featuring a children’s choir and a female choir.