Top 20 YAAD Shayari

Memories or Yaaden occupy a very significant part of our personality. If we are not able to recollect who we are, what role we are playing on the stage of the world, our origins and bits and pieces of our daily lives, we would never be able survive. In Urdu, yaad poetry is commonly known as maazi, yaadgaar or yaad-daasht shayari which includes Sher-o-Shayari on yaad, yaadeb, yaadgaar, yaadon and yaadgaari spanning across a variety of styles, temperament, emotions and moods of the Shayar and Shayari. Rekhta presents 20 most popular shers on Yaad. These sher depict various emotions associated with remembrance of the beloved. This selection is according to the popularity and also the quality of each sher. We are well aware that there are good/better shers other than those here. We welcome your suggestions of better shers in the comment section below. Our editorial team will consider those and may add to the Top 20 list, if found appropriate. Hope you enjoy the selection; furthermore, we look forward to your participation in enhancing the list.

ujāle apnī yādoñ ke hamāre saath rahne do

na jaane kis galī meñ zindagī shaam ho jaa.e

ujale apni yaadon ke hamare sath rahne do

na jaane kis gali mein zindagi ki sham ho jae

Bashir Badr

kar rahā thā ġham-e-jahāñ hisāb

aaj tum yaad be-hisāb aa.e

kar raha tha gham-e-jahan ka hisab

aaj tum yaad be-hisab aae

Faiz Ahmad Faiz

tumhārī yaad ke jab zaḳhm bharne lagte haiñ

kisī bahāne tumheñ yaad karne lagte haiñ

tumhaari yaad ke jab zaKHm bharne lagte hain

kisi bahane tumhein yaad karne lagte hain

Faiz Ahmad Faiz

tum ne kiyā na yaad kabhī bhuul kar hameñ

ham ne tumhārī yaad meñ sab kuchh bhulā diyā

you did not ever think of me even by mistake

and in your thoughts everything else I did forsake

tum ne kiya na yaad kabhi bhul kar hamein

hum ne tumhaari yaad mein sab kuchh bhula diya

you did not ever think of me even by mistake

and in your thoughts everything else I did forsake

Bahadur Shah Zafar

dil dhaḌakne sabab yaad aayā

vo tirī yaad thī ab yaad aayā

dil dhaDakne ka sabab yaad aaya

wo teri yaad thi ab yaad aaya

Nasir Kazmi

kyā sitam hai ki ab tirī sūrat

ġhaur karne pe yaad aatī hai

kya sitam hai ki ab teri surat

ghaur karne pe yaad aati hai

Jaun Eliya

yaad us itnī ḳhuub nahīñ 'mīr' baaz aa

nādān phir vo se bhulāyā na jā.egā

yaad us ki itni KHub nahin 'mir' baz aa

nadan phir wo ji se bhulaya na jaega

Meer Taqi Meer

nahīñ aatī to yaad un mahīnoñ tak nahīñ aatī

magar jab yaad aate haiñ to aksar yaad aate haiñ

nahin aati to yaad un ki mahinon tak nahin aati

magar jab yaad aate hain to aksar yaad aate hain

Hasrat Mohani

vahī phir mujhe yaad aane lage haiñ

jinheñ bhūlne meñ zamāne lage haiñ

wahi phir mujhe yaad aane lage hain

jinhen bhulne mein zamane lage hain

Khumar Barabankavi

yaad rakhnā mohabbat meñ nahīñ hai sab kuchh

bhuul jaanā bhī baḌī baat huā kartī hai

yaad rakhna hi mohabbat mein nahin hai sab kuchh

bhul jaana bhi baDi baat hua karti hai

Jamal Ehsani

yād-e-māzī azaab hai yā-rab

chhīn le mujh se hāfiza merā

yaad-e-mazi azab hai ya-rab

chhin le mujh se hafiza mera

Akhtar Ansari

jis ko tum bhuul ga.e yaad kare kaun us ko

jis ko tum yaad ho vo aur kise yaad kare

him whom you have forgotten who else will recall

he who thinks of you will think of no one else at all

jis ko tum bhul gae yaad kare kaun us ko

jis ko tum yaad ho wo aur kise yaad kare

him whom you have forgotten who else will recall

he who thinks of you will think of no one else at all

Josh Malsiani

zarā baat sahī terā yaad aa jaanā

zarā baat bahut der tak rulātī thī

zara si baat sahi tera yaad aa jaana

zara si baat bahut der tak rulati thi

Nasir Kazmi

un ġham un tasavvur un yaad

kaT rahī hai zindagī ārām se

un ka gham un ka tasawwur un ki yaad

kaT rahi hai zindagi aaram se

Mahshar Inayati

mujhe yaad karne se ye mudda.ā thā

nikal jaa.e dam hichkiyāñ aate aate

mujhe yaad karne se ye muddaa tha

nikal jae dam hichkiyan aate aate

Dagh Dehlvi

us ko bhūle to hue ho 'fānī'

kyā karoge vo agar yaad aayā

us ko bhule to hue ho 'fani'

kya karoge wo agar yaad aaya

Fani Badayuni

uThā laayā huuñ saare ḳhvāb apne

tirī yādoñ ke bosīda makāñ se

uTha laya hun sare KHwab apne

teri yaadon ke bosida makan se

Rasa Chughtai

yaad karnā har ghaḌī tujh yaar

hai vazīfa mujh dil-e-bīmār

yaad karna har ghaDi tujh yar ka

hai wazifa mujh dil-e-bimar ka

Wali Mohammad Wali