I speak Urdu quite a lot, too, and I read a lot of Persian.
Michael Bates was a very funny actor; he'd served in India, could speak Urdu, and had great comic timing.
A few words of Hindi appear here or there, but it's all Urdu. I feel that if the popular culture, which is what Hindi films are, uses Urdu, it's not going to diminish.
I feel French is very close to Urdu. Both languages are beautiful. Sadly, their beauty is lost in translation.
I speak Hindi fluently because my mother speaks only in Hindi and Urdu.