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Muztar Khairabadi

1865 - 1927 | Gwalior, India

Grand father of noted poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar.

Grand father of noted poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar.

vaqt do mujh par kaThin guzre haiñ saarī umr meñ

ik tire aane se pahle ik tire jaane ke ba.ad

waqt do mujh par kaThin guzre hain sari umr mein

ek tere aane se pahle ek tere jaane ke baad

musībat aur lambī zindagānī

buzurgoñ duā ne maar Daalā

all these worldly troubles and longevity

blessings of the elders is the death of me

musibat aur lambi zindagani

buzurgon ki dua ne mar Dala

all these worldly troubles and longevity

blessings of the elders is the death of me

na kisī aañkh nuur huuñ na kisī ke dil qarār huuñ

jo kisī ke kaam na aa sake maiñ vo ek musht-e-ġhubār huuñ

na kisi ki aankh ka nur hun na kisi ke dil ka qarar hun

jo kisi ke kaam na aa sake main wo ek musht-e-ghubar hun

mire gunāh ziyāda haiñ tirī rahmat

karīm batā de hisāb kar ke mujhe

whether my sins are greater of your mercy pray?

My lord take account and tell me this today

mere gunah ziyaada hain ya teri rahmat

karim tu hi bata de hisab kar ke mujhe

whether my sins are greater of your mercy pray?

My lord take account and tell me this today

ilāj-e-dard-e-dil tum se masīhā ho nahīñ saktā

tum achchhā kar nahīñ sakte maiñ achchhā ho nahīñ saktā

ilaj-e-dard-e-dil tum se masiha ho nahin sakta

tum achchha kar nahin sakte main achchha ho nahin sakta

asīr-e-panja-e-ahd-e-shabāb kar ke mujhe

kahāñ gayā mirā bachpan ḳharāb kar ke mujhe

asir-e-panja-e-ahd-e-shabab kar ke mujhe

kahan gaya mera bachpan KHarab kar ke mujhe

bose apne āriz-e-gulfām ke

mujhe de de tire kis kaam ke

bose apne aariz-e-gulfam ke

la mujhe de de tere kis kaam ke

burā huuñ maiñ jo kisī burā.iyoñ meñ nahīñ

bhale ho tum jo kisī bhalā nahīñ karte

bura hun main jo kisi ki buraiyon mein nahin

bhale ho tum jo kisi ka bhala nahin karte

laḌā.ī hai to achchhā rāt-bhar yuuñ basar kar lo

ham apnā muñh idhar kar leñ tum apnā muñh udhar kar lo

laDai hai to achchha raat-bhar yun hi basar kar lo

hum apna munh idhar kar len tum apna munh udhar kar lo

aisī qismat kahāñ ki jaam aatā

bū-e-mai bhī idhar nahīñ aa.ī

That I would get a goblet it was'nt my fate

now even the whiff of wine does'nt permeate

aisi qismat kahan ki jam aata

bu-e-mai bhi idhar nahin aai

That I would get a goblet it was'nt my fate

now even the whiff of wine does'nt permeate

ik ham haiñ ki ham ne tumheñ ma.ashūq banāyā

ik tum ho ki tum ne hameñ rakkhā na kahīñ

ek hum hain ki hum ne tumhein mashuq banaya

ek tum ho ki tum ne hamein rakkha na kahin ka

vo gale se lipaT ke sote haiñ

āj-kal garmiyāñ haiñ jāḌoñ meñ

wo gale se lipaT ke sote hain

aaj-kal garmiyan hain jaDon mein

āñkheñ na churāo dil meñ rah kar

chorī na karo ḳhudā ke ghar meñ

aankhen na churao dil mein rah kar

chori na karo KHuda ke ghar mein

hamāre ek dil ko un do zulfoñ ne gherā hai

ye kahtī hai ki merā hai vo kahtī hai ki merā hai

hamare ek dil ko un ki do zulfon ne ghera hai

ye kahti hai ki mera hai wo kahti hai ki mera hai

agar taqdīr sīdhī hai to ḳhud ho jāoge sīdhe

ḳhafā baiThe raho tum ko manāne kaun aatā hai

agar taqdir sidhi hai to KHud ho jaoge sidhe

KHafa baiThe raho tum ko manane kaun aata hai

un ik patlā ḳhanjar un ik nāzuk haath

vo to ye kahiye mirī gardan ḳhushī meñ kaT ga.ī

un ka ek patla sa KHanjar un ka ek nazuk sa hath

wo to ye kahiye meri gardan KHushi mein kaT gai

mad.hosh rahā maiñ jahān-e-ḳharāb meñ

gūñdhī ga.ī thī kyā mirī miTTī sharāb meñ

madhosh hi raha main jahan-e-KHarab mein

gundhi gai thi kya meri miTTi sharab mein

mire dil ne jhaTke uThā.e haiñ kitne ye tum apnī zulfoñ ke bāloñ se pūchho

kaleje choToñ ko maiñ kyā batā.ūñ ye chhātī pe lahrāne vāloñ se pūchho

mere dil ne jhaTke uThae hain kitne ye tum apni zulfon ke baalon se puchho

kaleje ki choTon ko main kya bataun ye chhati pe lahrane walon se puchho

un ko aatī thī niiñd aur mujh ko

apnā qissa tamām karnā thā

un ko aati thi nind aur mujh ko

apna qissa tamam karna tha

ai ishq kahīñ le chal ye dair-o-haram chhūTeñ

in donoñ makānoñ meñ jhagḌā nazar aatā hai

ai ishq kahin le chal ye dair-o-haram chhuTen

in donon makanon mein jhagDa nazar aata hai

yaad karnā ham ko yaad rahā

bhuul jaanā bhī tum nahīñ bhūle

yaad karna hi hum ko yaad raha

bhul jaana bhi tum nahin bhule

jo pūchhā muñh dikhāne aap kab chilman se nikleñge

to bole aap jis din hashr meñ madfan se nikleñge

jo puchha munh dikhane aap kab chilman se niklenge

to bole aap jis din hashr mein madfan se niklenge

sub.h tak kaun jiyegā shab-e-tanhā.ī meñ

dil-e-nādāñ tujhe ummīd-e-sahar hai bhī to kyā

subh tak kaun jiyega shab-e-tanhai mein

dil-e-nadan tujhe ummid-e-sahar hai bhi to kya

dam-e-ḳhvāb-e-rāhat bulāyā unhoñ ne to dard-e-nihāñ kahānī kahūñgā

mirā haal likhne ke qābil nahīñ hai agar mil ga.e to zabānī kahūñgā

dam-e-KHwab-e-rahat bulaya unhon ne to dard-e-nihan ki kahani kahunga

mera haal likhne ke qabil nahin hai agar mil gae to zabani kahunga

mohabbat meñ kisī ne sar paTakne sabab pūchhā

to kah dūñgā ki apnī mushkileñ āsān kartā huuñ

mohabbat mein kisi ne sar paTakne ka sabab puchha

to kah dunga ki apni mushkilen aasan karta hun

aa.ina dekh kar ġhurūr fuzūl

baat vo kar jo dūsrā na kare

aaina dekh kar ghurur fuzul

baat wo kar jo dusra na kare

vo shāyad ham se ab tark-e-ta.alluq karne vaale haiñ

hamāre dil pe kuchh afsurdagī chhā.ī jaatī hai

wo shayad hum se ab tark-e-talluq karne wale hain

hamare dil pe kuchh afsurdagi si chhai jati hai

ikaTThe kar ke terī dūsrī tasvīr khīñchūñgā

vo sab jalve jo chhan chhan kar tirī chilman se nikleñge

ikaTThe kar ke teri dusri taswir khinchunga

wo sab jalwe jo chhan chhan kar teri chilman se niklenge

zulf ko kyuuñ jakaḌ ke bāñdhā hai

us ne bosa liyā thā gaal kyā

zulf ko kyun jakaD ke bandha hai

us ne bosa liya tha gal ka kya

baazū pe rakh ke sar jo vo kal raat so gayā

ārām ye milā ki mirā haat so gayā

bazu pe rakh ke sar jo wo kal raat so gaya

aaram ye mila ki mera hat so gaya

jagāne chuTkiyāñ lene satāne kaun aatā hai

ye chhup kar ḳhvāb meñ allāh jaane kaun aatā hai

jagane chuTkiyan lene satane kaun aata hai

ye chhup kar KHwab mein allah jaane kaun aata hai

ek ham haiñ ki jahāñ jaa.eñ bure kahlā.eñ

ek vo haiñ ki jahāñ jaa.eñ vahīñ achchhe haiñ

ek hum hain ki jahan jaen bure kahlaen

ek wo hain ki jahan jaen wahin achchhe hain

adū ko chhoḌ do phir jaan bhī māñgo to hāzir hai

tum aisā kar nahīñ sakte to aisā ho nahīñ saktā

adu ko chhoD do phir jaan bhi mango to hazir hai

tum aisa kar nahin sakte to aisa ho nahin sakta

hāl-e-dil aġhyār se kahnā paḌā

gul qissa ḳhaar se kahnā paḌā

haal-e-dil aghyar se kahna paDa

gul ka qissa KHar se kahna paDa

ai buto rañj ke sāthī ho na ārām ke tum

kaam jab nahīñ aate ho to kis kaam ke tum

ai buto ranj ke sathi ho na aaram ke tum

kaam hi jab nahin aate ho to kis kaam ke tum

tasavvur meñ tirā dar apne sar tak khīñch letā huuñ

sitamgar maiñ nahīñ chaltā tirī dīvār chaltī hai

tasawwur mein tera dar apne sar tak khinch leta hun

sitamgar main nahin chalta teri diwar chalti hai

vaqt ārām nahīñ miltā

kaam bhī kaam nahīñ miltā

waqt aaram ka nahin milta

kaam bhi kaam ka nahin milta

aao to mere ā.ina-e-dil ke sāmne

aisā hasīñ dikhā.ūñ ki aisā na ho kahīñ

aao to mere aaina-e-dil ke samne

aisa hasin dikhaun ki aisa na ho kahin

jafā se unhoñ ne diyā dil pe daaġh

mukammal vafā sanad ho ga.ī

jafa se unhon ne diya dil pe dagh

mukammal wafa ki sanad ho gai

unhoñ ne kyā na kiyā aur kyā nahīñ karte

hazār kuchh ho magar ik vafā nahīñ karte

unhon ne kya na kiya aur kya nahin karte

hazar kuchh ho magar ek wafa nahin karte

bichhaḌnā bhī tumhārā jīte-jī maut hai goyā

use kyā ḳhaak lutf-e-zindagī jis se judā tum ho

bichhaDna bhi tumhaara jite-ji ki maut hai goya

use kya KHak lutf-e-zindagi jis se juda tum ho

uThe uTh kar chale chal kar thame tham kar kahā hogā

maiñ kyuuñ jā.ūñ bahut haiñ un hālat dekhne vaale

uThe uTh kar chale chal kar thame tham kar kaha hoga

main kyun jaun bahut hain un ki haalat dekhne wale

ai hinā rang-e-mohabbat to hai mujh meñ bhī nihāñ

tere dhoke meñ koī piis na Daale mujh ko

ai hina rang-e-mohabbat to hai mujh mein bhi nihan

tere dhoke mein koi pis na Dale mujh ko

apnī mahfil meñ raqīboñ ko bulāyā us ne

un meñ bhī ḳhaas unheñ jin zarūrat dekhī

apni mahfil mein raqibon ko bulaya us ne

un mein bhi KHas unhen jin ki zarurat dekhi

umr sab zauq-e-tamāshā meñ guzārī lekin

aaj tak ye na khulā kis ke talabgār haiñ ham

umr sab zauq-e-tamasha mein guzari lekin

aaj tak ye na khula kis ke talabgar hain hum

taḌap taḌap rah ga.ī sirf baaqī

ye kyā le liyā mere pahlū se ne

taDap hi taDap rah gai sirf baqi

ye kya le liya mere pahlu se tu ne

in butoñ mohabbat se ḳhudā miltā hai

kāfiroñ ko jo na chāhe vo musalmān nahīñ

in buton ki hi mohabbat se KHuda milta hai

kafiron ko jo na chahe wo musalman nahin

zabāñ qāsid 'muztar' kaaT jab un ko ḳhat bhejā

ki āḳhir aadmī hai tazkira shāyad kahīñ kar de

zaban qasid ki 'muztar' kaT li jab un ko KHat bheja

ki aaKHir aadmi hai tazkira shayad kahin kar de

mere ashkoñ ravānī ko ravānī to kaho

ḳhair tum ḳhuun na samjho ise paanī to kaho

mere ashkon ki rawani ko rawani to kaho

KHair tum KHun na samjho ise pani to kaho

dil ko maiñ apne paas kyuuñ rakkhūñ

le agar ye terā hai

dil ko main apne pas kyun rakkhun

tu hi le ja agar ye tera hai