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  • hotii nahii.n qubuul du.aa tark-e-ishq kii
    dil chaahtaa na ho to zabaa.n me.n asar kahaa.n

    Altaf Hussain Hali

  • sab kuchh KHudaa se maa.ng liyaa tujh ko maa.ng kar
    uThte nahii.n hai.n haath mire is du.aa ke ba.ad

    Unknown

  • mai.n jaataa huu.n dil ko tire paas chho.De
    mirii yaad tujh ko dilaataa rahegaa

    Meer Dard

  • bhej dii tasviir apnii un ko ye likh kar 'shakiil'
    aap kii marzii hai chaahe jis nazar se dekhiye

    Shakeel Badayuni

  • Gam vo mai-KHaana kamii jis me.n nahii.n
    dil vo paimaana hai bhartaa hii nahii.n

    Unknown

  • un ke dekhe se jo aa jaatii hai mu.nh par raunaq
    vo samajhte hai.n ki biimaar kaa haal achchhaa hai

    Mirza Ghalib

  • dushmanii laakh sahii KHatm na kiije rishta
    dil mile.n yaa na mile.n haath milaate rahiye

    Nida Fazli

  • phuul kar le nibaah kaa.nTo.n se
    aadmii hii na aadmii se mile

    Khumar Barabankavi

  • kuchh is adaa se aaj vo pahluu-nashii.n rahe
    jab tak hamaare paas rahe ham nahii.n rahe

    Jigar Moradabadi

  • ta.ng-dastii agar na ho 'saalik'
    tandurustii hazaar ne.amat hai

    Qurban Ali Salik Beg

  • KHud aag de ke apne nasheman ko aap hii
    bijlii se intiqaam liyaa hai kabhii kabhii

    Unknown

  • ham ne siine se lagaayaa dil na apnaa ban sakaa
    muskuraa kar tum ne dekhaa dil tumhaaraa ho gayaa

    Jigar Moradabadi

  • is nahii.n kaa ko.ii ilaaj nahii.n
    roz kahte hai.n aap aaj nahii.n

    Dagh Dehlvi

  • paidaa vo baat kar ki tujhe ro.e.n duusre
    ronaa KHud apne haal pe ye zaar zaar kyaa

    Aziz Lakhnavi

  • kuchh yuu.n lagtaa hai tire saath hii guzraa vo bhii
    ham ne jo vaqt tire saath guzaaraa hii nahii.n

    Makhmoor Saeedi

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