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rāsta sochte rahne se kidhar bantā hai

sar meñ saudā ho to dīvār meñ dar bantā hai

rasta sochte rahne se kidhar banta hai

sar mein sauda ho to diwar mein dar banta hai

Jaleel 'Aali'

vo chāñd hai to aks bhī paanī meñ aa.egā

kirdār ḳhud ubhar ke kahānī meñ aa.egā

wo chand hai to aks bhi pani mein aaega

kirdar KHud ubhar ke kahani mein aaega

Iqbal Sajid

mohabbat rañg de jaatī hai jab dil dil se miltā hai

magar mushkil to ye hai dil baḌī mushkil se miltā hai

mohabbat rang de jati hai jab dil dil se milta hai

magar mushkil to ye hai dil baDi mushkil se milta hai

Jaleel Manikpuri

zarā ruuTh jaane pe itnī ḳhushāmad

'qamar' tum bigāḌoge aadat kisī

zara ruTh jaane pe itni KHushamad

'qamar' tum bigaDoge aadat kisi ki

Qamar Jalalvi
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qarār dil ko sadā jis ke naam se aayā

vo aayā bhī to kisī aur kaam se aayā

qarar dil ko sada jis ke nam se aaya

wo aaya bhi to kisi aur kaam se aaya

Jamal Ehsani
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imtiyaaz

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means

discrimination/ distinction

mirī nigāh meñ vo riñd nahīñ saaqī

jo hoshiyārī o mastī meñ imtiyāz kare

meri nigah mein wo rind hi nahin saqi

jo hoshiyari o masti mein imtiyaz kare

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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.

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