The Meaning Of "Jai Ho"

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It won an Oscar for best song, but what does "Jai Ho" mean? Musician A.R. Rahman told Oprah, and its really the perfect anthem for Slumdog Millionaire's triumphant sweep during the awards this year.


"Jai Ho" means "may victory be yours."

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Have I recommended The Guru (not to be confused with the crappy The Love Guru) here lately? It's got a scene where they do a Grease number Bollywood style. And it's a good movie overall. Yes, Heather Graham plays a porn star again, but it's for laughs only.