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surḳh-rū hotā hai insāñ Thokareñ khāne ke ba.ad

rañg laatī hai hinā patthar pe pis jaane ke ba.ad

surKH-ru hota hai insan Thokaren khane ke baad

rang lati hai hina patthar pe pis jaane ke baad

Syed Gulam Mohammad Mast Kalkattvi

uTho ye manzar-e-shab-tāb dekhne ke liye

ki niiñd shart nahīñ ḳhvāb dekhne ke liye

uTho ye manzar-e-shab-tab dekhne ke liye

ki nind shart nahin KHwab dekhne ke liye

Irfan Siddiqi

na apne zabt ko rusvā karo satā ke mujhe

ḳhudā ke vāste dekho na muskurā ke mujhe

na apne zabt ko ruswa karo sata ke mujhe

KHuda ke waste dekho na muskura ke mujhe

Bismil Azimabadi

sadā aish daurāñ dikhātā nahīñ

gayā vaqt phir haath aatā nahīñ

sada aish dauran dikhata nahin

gaya waqt phir hath aata nahin

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kahūñ kis se maiñ ki kyā hai shab-e-ġham burī balā hai

mujhe kyā burā thā marnā agar ek baar hotā

of gloomy nights alone and sad, to whom should I complain?

Dying just once would not be bad, but each evening again?

kahun kis se main ki kya hai shab-e-gham buri bala hai

mujhe kya bura tha marna agar ek bar hota

of gloomy nights alone and sad, to whom should I complain?

Dying just once would not be bad, but each evening again?

Mirza Ghalib
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zindaa.n

  • ज़िंदाँ
  • زنداں

means

prison/ gaol

dekh zindāñ se pare rañg-e-chaman josh-e-bahār

raqs karnā hai to phir paañv zanjīr na dekh

dekh zindan se pare rang-e-chaman josh-e-bahaar

raqs karna hai to phir panw ki zanjir na dekh

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Remembering

DEATH ANNIVERSARY

Majrooh Sultanpuri

Majrooh Sultanpuri

1919-2000

One of the most lyrical of ghazal poets associated with progressive movement.Outstanding film lyricist. Recipient of Dada Sahab Phalke award.

āh-e-jāñ-soz mahrūmi-e-tāsīr na dekh

ho jā.egī koī jiine tadbīr na dekh

aah-e-jaan-soz ki mahrumi-e-tasir na dekh

ho hi jaegi koi jine ki tadbir na dekh

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Intikhab-e-Ghazliyat Hafeez Jaunpuri

Mahboobur Rahman Farooqi 

1989 Intikhab

Kulliyat-e-Majruh Sultanpuri

Majrooh Sultanpuri 

2003 Kulliyat

Shahab Ki Sarguzisht

Niyaz Fatehpuri 

1984 Fiction

Nigar

Niyaz Fatehpuri 

1961

Bhagwat Geeta

Munawwar Lakhnavi 

1961 Epics

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