Jugni Digg Payee Vich Roee: Alam and Arif Lohar’s masterpiece Jugni rendition
Jugni is a Punjabi Kalam that never goes old. It has so many versions, some funny while others with mystical influence. Being a popular Kalam, it is sung at weddings and events across both sides of Punjab border. There are so many additions to its verses so it is impossible to find a ‘standardized’ Jugni anymore. It is like open source poem, which has evolved into so many forms now.
Jugni remains funny and poignant at the same time, as Jugni is a simple person learning about the world, fallings into its pits, and then also turns to Allah as seen in these verses: