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badan meñ jaise lahū tāziyāna ho gayā hai

use gale se lagā.e zamāna ho gayā hai

badan mein jaise lahu taziyana ho gaya hai

use gale se lagae zamana ho gaya hai

Irfan Siddiqi

diyā ḳhāmosh hai lekin kisī dil to jaltā hai

chale aao jahāñ tak raushnī ma.alūm hotī hai

the lamp's extinguised but someone's heart

diya KHamosh hai lekin kisi ka dil to jalta hai

chale aao jahan tak raushni malum hoti hai

the lamp's extinguised but someone's heart

Nushur Wahidi

dard aisā hai ki chāhe hai zinda rahiye

zindagī aisī ki mar jaane ko chāhe hai

dard aisa hai ki ji chahe hai zinda rahiye

zindagi aisi ki mar jaane ko ji chahe hai

Kaleem Aajiz

gulshan faqat phūloñ se nahīñ kāñToñ se bhī zīnat hotī hai

jiine ke liye is duniyā meñ ġham bhī zarūrat hotī hai

gulshan ki faqat phulon se nahin kanTon se bhi zinat hoti hai

jine ke liye is duniya mein gham ki bhi zarurat hoti hai

Saba Afghani

ek muddat se tirī yaad bhī aa.ī na hameñ

aur ham bhuul ga.e hoñ tujhe aisā bhī nahīñ

ek muddat se teri yaad bhi aai na hamein

aur hum bhul gae hon tujhe aisa bhi nahin

Firaq Gorakhpuri
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faqat

  • फ़क़त
  • فقط

means

merely/only

ash.ār mire yuuñ to zamāne ke liye haiñ

kuchh sher faqat un ko sunāne ke liye haiñ

ashaar mere yun to zamane ke liye hain

kuchh sher faqat un ko sunane ke liye hain

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Jaan Nisar Akhtar

Jaan Nisar Akhtar

1914-1976

Progressive poet & lyricist. Father of noted lyricist Jawed Akhtar

aahaT koī aa.e to lagtā hai ki tum ho

saaya koī lahrā.e to lagtā hai ki tum ho

aahaT si koi aae to lagta hai ki tum ho

saya koi lahrae to lagta hai ki tum ho

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Tazkira-e-Muasreen

Malik Ram 

1962

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Arsh Malsiyani 

1960 Aaj Kal,New Delhi

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Moinuddin Aqeel 

1997 Criticism

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Ismat Chughtai 

1992 Fiction

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Ranjoor Azimabadi 

2000 Deewan

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