Meaning of filmi geet in English:

filmi geet

Pronunciation /ˈfɪlmi ˌɡiːt/


(also filmi git)
South Asian
  • A type of popular music used in the soundtracks of the films produced by the Mumbai film industry, typically a blend of traditional Indian classical and folk music and Western pop.

    The songs are typically performed by playback singers to be mimed to by actors.


1930s; earliest use found in The Times of India. From Hindi filmī gīt from filmī of or relating to film + gīt song (from the neuter of Sanskrit gīta, past participle of gā- to sing).