Manike Mage Hithe : The Sri Lankan Song that Wins Indian Hearts

As they say Music has no language and this was proved by Sri Lanka’s song ‘Manike Mage Hithe’ which went viral in India. Despite being in a foreign language the track became very much popular in India especially on social media where netizens have been making reels and reaction videos on it. 

The viral Sri Lankan song has hook social media users which includes Bollywood celebrities. like Amitabh Bachchan to Madhuri Dixit and many.

Original Song

Indian fans have been gone by the stunning voice of Lankan singer-rapper Yohani whose version of the song is currently viral.

You may do not know that it is only a cover of the original 2020 song produced by Chamath Sangeeth.

Originally release as a single in July 2021 and it was sung by singer Satheeshan and rapper Dulan ARX, who is also the lyricist.

The music video directed by Hasith Aryan feature Madushi Soysa, Kasun Tharaka and Ruwan Priyadarshana.

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Viral Cover and Indian Versions

Sangeeth got together with Yohani to release the duet cover featuring the original singer Satheeshan.

As its release in late May 2021 from then the addictive tune has grab in popularity in the island nation and has become one of the top songs on Spotify and Amazon Music charts in India.

The YouTube video has over 100 million views now.

The singers release Tamil and Malayalam version of the song.

Anas Shajahan has joined Yohini in this version.

A Hindi version of the song was released recently as part of a collaboration between Indian singer-rapper Muzistar and Yohani.

One of the earliest covers that introduce the song to desi audiences on Instagram was by social media star and music producer Yashraj Mukhate.

And now people have come out with their own versions of the song in different Indian languages.

Hindi to Bengali and Tamil to Bhojpuri many have given their own twist to this famous number.

Different Language Versions of Viral Sri Lankan Song ‘Manike Mage Hithe’

Bhojpuri

This Bhojpuri version was uploaded recently.

Although the song’s original lyrics were sustain by the song was rapped in Bhojpuri.

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Bengali

The song was given a Bengali twist by and as titled as ‘Ma Mati Manush Hithe’.

This was recreated by a father-daughter duo from West Bengal and they dedicated this track to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

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Hindi 

This Hindi version of the song was uploaded almost a month ago and it has already had 2.8 million videos so far.

The original voice and lyrics of the song have been used but the rap is done in Hindi.

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Tamil

This version of the song was sung by the original singer of Manike Mage Hithe, Yohani.

She did a Tamil cover for the fans too which garnered good number of views on YouTube. 

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English

This version is basically Sinhalese but the rap is in English.

Sung by a Sri Lankan singer Arjun, this song became popular too on social media.

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Lyrics & Meaning

SONG LYRICSSONG MEANING
Manike Mage Hithe Muddle Nura
Hangum Yawi Awilewi
Neriye Numbe Nage Mage Neth Eha
Meha Yawi Sihiwewi,
Ma Hitha Langama Dawatena
Huru Pemaka Patalena
Ruwa Nari Manahari
Sukumali Numba Thama
Hitha Langama Dawatena
Huru Pemaka Patalena
Ruwa Nari Manahari
Sukumali Numba Thama
Manike Mage Hithe
Ithin Epa Matanam Wangu
Gatha Hitha Numba Magema Hangu
Ale Numbatama Walangu
Manike Wennepa Thawa Sunangu
Game Katakarama Kella
Hitha Wela Numbs Ruwata Billa
Nathin Netha Gaththama Alla
Mage Hithath Na Matama Mella
Kelle Kelle Wela Mage Hitha
Paththu Wenawada Thawa Tikak
Kittu Mata Pissu Thadawena Widihata Gassu
Oya Dunnu Ingiyata Mathwu
Bambareki Mama Thatu Issu
Oya Watakaragena Raswu
Roththen Hitha Aragaththu Bambara
Ma Hitha Langama Dawatena
Huru Pemaka Patalena
Ruwa Nari Manahari
Sukumali Numba Thama
Hitha Langama Dawatena
Huru Pemaka Patalena
Ruwa Nari Manahari
Sukumali Numba Thama
Manike Mage Hithe
Muddle Nura Hangum Yawi Awilewi
Neriye Numbe Nage Mage Neth Eha
Meha Yawi Sihiwewi
Ma Hitha Langama Dawatena
Huru Pemaka Patalena
Ruwa Nari Manahari
Sukumali Numba Thama
Hitha Langama Dawatena
Huru Pemaka Patalena
Ruwa Nari Manahari
Sukumali Numba Thama
Manike Mage Hithe
Huru Pemaka Patalena
Manike Mage Hithe Muddle Nura Hangum Yawi Awilewi,
Baby in my heart, every passionate thought is about you. It’s like a fire burning.
Neriye Numbe Nage Mage Net Era Meha Yawi Sihiwewi,
The shape of your body won’t let me keep my eyes off (I’m always checking you out).
Ma Hitha Langama Dawatena Huru Pemaka Patalena,
’m indulged. You linger close to my heart. As if I’ve known you forever (you are a familiar feeling).
Ruwa Nari Manamali Sukumali Numba Thama
You look like a goddess. My mind is exhilarating. You are the dearest.
Manike Mage Hithe Muddle Nura Hangum Yawi Awilewi,
You linger close to my heart.
Neriye Numbe Nage Mage Net Era Meha Yawi Sihiwewi,
Baby, in my heart.
Ithin Epa Matanam Wangu,
Gatha Hitha Numba Magema Hangu,
Let’s not make this complicated. You found my heart that I kept hidden.
Ale Numbatama Walangu,
Manike Wennepa Thawa Sunangu,

My love is only valid for you. Let’s not hold our horses anymore.
Game Katakarama Kella,
Hitha Wela Numbs Ruwata Billa,

You’re the talkative one of the whole village. My heart has become your victim.
Nathin Netha Gaththama Alla,
Mage Hithath Na Matama Mella,

When our eyes meet. I can’t control myself.
Kelle Kelle Wela Mage Hitha
Paththu Wenawada Thawa Tikak,

Girl. Oh, girl… My heart is on fire. Come a little closer.
Kittu Mata Pissu Thadawena Widihata Gassu,
Your charms make me go crazy.
Oya Dunnu Ingiyata Mathwu,
Bambareki Mama Thatu Issu,
Oya Watakaragena Raswu,
You were inviting. I’m a bee looking for honey.
Roththen Hitha Aragaththu Bambara,
I’m the one you should be with (forget everyone else around).
Ma Hitha Langama Dawatena Huru Pemaka Patalena,
Baby in my heart. Every passionate thought is about you.
Ruwa Nari Manamali Sukumali Numba Thama
Looking like a goddess. My mind is exhilarating. You are the dearest.
Manike Mage Hithe Muddle Nura Hangum Yawi Awilewi,
Baby in my heart, Every passionate thought is about you, like a fire burning.
Neriye Numbe Nage Mage Net Era Meha Yawi Sihiwewi,
The shape of your body Won’t let me keep my eyes off. I’m indulged.
Ma Hitha Langama Dawatena Huru Pemaka Patalena,
You linger close to my heart as if I’ve known you forever.
Ruwa Nari Manamali Sukumali Numba Thama
Looking like a goddess. My mind is exhilarating. You are the dearest.

CREDITS :

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  • LYRICS & MEANING CREDIT : LYRICSRAAG

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