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milne tarah mujh se vo pal bhar nahīñ miltā

dil us se milā jis se muqaddar nahīñ miltā

milne ki tarah mujh se wo pal bhar nahin milta

dil us se mila jis se muqaddar nahin milta

Naseer Turabi
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kyuuñ parakhte ho savāloñ se javāboñ ko 'adīm'

hoñT achchhe hoñ to samjho ki savāl achchhā hai

kyun parakhte ho sawalon se jawabon ko 'adim'

honT achchhe hon to samjho ki sawal achchha hai

Adeem Hashmi

ik baar us ne mujh ko dekhā thā muskurā kar

itnī to hai haqīqat baaqī kahāniyāñ haiñ

ek bar us ne mujh ko dekha tha muskura kar

itni to hai haqiqat baqi kahaniyan hain

Mela Ram Wafa
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rañg ḳhushbū aur mausam bahānā ho gayā

apnī tasvīr meñ chehra purānā ho gayā

rang KHushbu aur mausam ka bahana ho gaya

apni hi taswir mein chehra purana ho gaya

Khalid Ghani

ye kyā tilism hai kyuuñ raat bhar sisaktā huuñ

vo kaun hai jo diyoñ meñ jalā rahā hai mujhe

ye kya tilism hai kyun raat bhar sisakta hun

wo kaun hai jo diyon mein jala raha hai mujhe

Saqi Faruqi
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taur

  • तौर
  • طور

means

Manner/ conduct

be-bulā.e hue jaanā mujhe manzūr nahīñ

un vo taur nahīñ merā ye dastūr nahīñ

be-bulae hue jaana mujhe manzur nahin

un ka wo taur nahin mera ye dastur nahin

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Shahryar

Shahryar

1936-2012

One of the most prominent modern Urdu poets and lyricist. Wrote songs for the movie "Umrao Jaan". Recipient of the Bhartiya Gyan Peeth award.

zindagī jab bhī tirī bazm meñ laatī hai hameñ

ye zamīñ chāñd se behtar nazar aatī hai hameñ

zindagi jab bhi teri bazm mein lati hai hamein

ye zamin chand se behtar nazar aati hai hamein

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