Bhojpuri is an eastern Indo Aryan language, native Capitalmcsweeney to the Terai region of Nepal. It is also spoken in northwestern Jharkhand, eastern Uttar Pradesh and western Bihar. The Bhojpuri language is closely related to the languages of Bengali, Odia and Maithili. There are about five million speakers of Bhojpuri, with an estimated population of just over five million people in India alone. Other countries where it is widely spoken are Fiji, Suriname, Guyana, South Africa and Mauritius.
A variety of literature is available in the language, ranging from novels to plays. During the twentieth century, Bhikhari Thakur contributed greatly to the art of Bhojpuri writing. His works include the novel Bindia and the play Beti Bechwa. In addition, the Bhojpuri language has gained recognition as a minority language in countries like Trinidad and Tobago and Fiji.
The language’s syntax reflects a three-tier system of politeness. A pronoun is usually omitted in formal situations. However, in informal settings, it may be used in place of the adjective. For example, a person is referred to as “apnii gaanaa” or “saath-saath abhiny se bhii surkhiyaaN” and a person with a higher status is referred to as “aap”.
In the past, Bhojpuri was also used as a language in Eastern UP and Bengali. In the 20th century, Ganga Maiyyyya Tohe Piyari Chadhaibo emerged as the Bhojpuri film industry. One of the earliest fiction films made in the language was Deswa, a film that was shot in Darbhanga, Madhubani, Canada and India. This movie won the 63rd National award.
Besides, a variety of Bhojpuri music videos have gained traction on the internet. The most popular are those featuring Pawan Singh and Aamrapali Dubey. Another popular song is Kahwa Lagayi Arhul Fulwa by Ramesh Yadav. ETimes is a website that features devotional Bhojpuri songs, a section dedicated to Hindu religious songs and one featuring Bhojpuri dance videos.
One of the best Bhojpuri videos of recent decades is the latest by Nitin Shukla. It was filmed in a 120-year-old house, in Patna and at flood-stricken areas of Bihar. He has already released the same on his YouTube channel. Besides, he has worked on a number of major projects in Bihar. He has also directed a documentary on the state.
The most popular Bhojpuri music videos are rated on various factors. These include how much they were liked, viewed and disliked. They are then added to a list, which is updated regularly. Finally, a ranking of all these videos is calculated and displayed.
Bhojpuri is one of the most interesting and exciting Indo-Aryan languages in India. Unlike the other Indo-Aryan languages, its grammar is simpler. In addition, its vocabulary is similar to other indo-Aryan languages. Therefore, the language is easy to learn. In fact, its language is classified as the Khharwari dialect of Bhojpuri. Moreover, the script is written in the Devanagari script. Nevertheless, the language has undergone lexical influence from Caribbean English in the island of Trinidad and Tobago.