Bahaana Shayari

vo pūchhtā thā mirī aañkh bhīgne sabab

mujhe bahāna banānā bhī to nahīñ aayā

wo puchhta tha meri aankh bhigne ka sabab

mujhe bahana banana bhi to nahin aaya

Waseem Barelvi

bahāne aur bhī hote jo zindagī ke liye

ham ek baar tirī aarzū bhī kho dete

bahane aur bhi hote jo zindagi ke liye

hum ek bar teri aarzu bhi kho dete

Majrooh Sultanpuri

justujū jis thī us ko to na paayā ham ne

is bahāne se magar dekh duniyā ham ne

justuju jis ki thi us ko to na paya hum ne

is bahane se magar dekh li duniya hum ne

Shahryar

mirī zindagī to guzrī tire hijr ke sahāre

mirī maut ko bhī pyāre koī chāhiye bahāna

meri zindagi to guzri tere hijr ke sahaare

meri maut ko bhi pyare koi chahiye bahana

Jigar Moradabadi

churā ke muTThī meñ dil ko chhupā.e baiThe haiñ

bahānā ye hai ki mehñdī lagā.e baiThe haiñ

my stolen heart in your palm you hide

with the excuse its henna you've applied

chura ke muTThi mein dil ko chhupae baiThe hain

bahana ye hai ki mehndi lagae baiThe hain

my stolen heart in your palm you hide

with the excuse its henna you've applied

Meer Mehdi Majrooh

yūñhī dil ne chāhā thā ronā-rulānā

tirī yaad to ban ga.ī ik bahānā

yunhi dil ne chaha tha rona-rulana

teri yaad to ban gai ek bahana

Sahir Ludhianvi

tamāshā-e-dair-o-haram dekhte haiñ

tujhe har bahāne se ham dekhte haiñ

tamasha-e-dair-o-haram dekhte hain

tujhe har bahane se hum dekhte hain

Dagh Dehlvi

jis taraf hai udhar hoñgī sabhī nazreñ

iid ke chāñd dīdār bahāna sahī

jis taraf tu hai udhar hongi sabhi ki nazren

id ke chand ka didar bahana hi sahi

Amjad Islam Amjad

bahāna DhūñDte rahte haiñ koī rone

hameñ ye shauq hai kyā āstīñ bhigone

bahana DhunDte rahte hain koi rone ka

hamein ye shauq hai kya aastin bhigone ka

Javed Akhtar

kisī ke ek ishāre meñ kis ko kyā na milā

bashar ko ziist milī maut ko bahāna milā

kisi ke ek ishaare mein kis ko kya na mila

bashar ko zist mili maut ko bahana mila

Fani Badayuni

hameñ to ḳhair bikharnā thā kabhī na kabhī

havā-e-tāza jhoñkā bahāna ho gayā hai

hamein to KHair bikharna hi tha kabhi na kabhi

hawa-e-taza ka jhonka bahana ho gaya hai

Irfan Siddiqi

pas-e-ġhubār bhī uḌtā ġhubār apnā thā

tire bahāne hameñ intizār apnā thā

pas-e-ghubar bhi uDta ghubar apna tha

tere bahane hamein intizar apna tha

Abbas Tabish

sach to ye hai phuul dil bhī chhalnī hai

hañstā chehra ek bahānā lagtā hai

sach to ye hai phul ka dil bhi chhalni hai

hansta chehra ek bahana lagta hai

Kaif Bhopali

satāyā aaj munāsib jagah pe bārish ne

isī bahāne Thahar jaa.eñ us ghar hai yahāñ

sataya aaj munasib jagah pe barish ne

isi bahane Thahar jaen us ka ghar hai yahan

Iqbal Ashhar

uThāyā us ne biiḌā qatl kuchh dil meñ Thānā hai

chabānā paan bhī ḳhuuñ bahāne bahāna hai

uThaya us ne biDa qatl ka kuchh dil mein Thana hai

chabana pan ka bhi KHun bahane ka bahana hai

Mardan Ali Khan Rana

shā.irī jhuuT sahī ishq fasāna sahī

zinda rahne ke liye koī bahāna sahī

shairi jhuT sahi ishq fasana hi sahi

zinda rahne ke liye koi bahana hi sahi

Sameena Raja

ḳhamoshī merī lai meñ gungunānā chāhtī hai

kisī se baat karne bahānā chāhtī hai

KHamoshi meri lai mein gungunana chahti hai

kisi se baat karne ka bahana chahti hai

Abdur Rauf Urooj

ik-ādh baar to jaañ vārnī paḌtī hai

mohabbateñ hoñ to bantā nahīñ bahāna koī

ik-adh bar to jaan warni hi paDti hai

mohabbaten hon to banta nahin bahana koi

Sabir Zafar

kisī ke jaur-o-sitam to ik bahānā thā

hamāre dil ko bahar-hāl TuuT jaanā thā

kisi ke jaur-o-sitam ka to ek bahana tha

hamare dil ko bahar-haal TuT jaana tha

Naresh Kumar Shad

bahāna mil na jaa.e bijliyoñ ko TuuT paḌne

kaleja kāñptā hai āshiyāñ ko āshiyāñ kahte

bahana mil na jae bijliyon ko TuT paDne ka

kaleja kanpta hai aashiyan ko aashiyan kahte

Asar Lakhnavi

vo be-ḳhudī thī mohabbat be-ruḳhī to na thī

pe us ko tark-e-ta.alluq ko ik bahāna huā

wo be-KHudi thi mohabbat ki be-ruKHi to na thi

pe us ko tark-e-talluq ko ek bahana hua

Saleem Ahmed

junūñ koī fasāna to haath aane do

maiñ ro paḌūñgā bahāna to haath aane do

junun ka koi fasana to hath aane do

main ro paDunga bahana to hath aane do

KHalid Malik Sahil

talāsh ek bahāna thā ḳhaak uḌāne

pata chalā ki hameñ justujū-e-yār na thī

talash ek bahana tha KHak uDane ka

pata chala ki hamein justuju-e-yar na thi

Zeb Ghauri

kabhī kabhī arz-e-ġham ḳhātir ham ik bahānā bhī chāhte haiñ

jab āñsuoñ se bharī hoñ āñkheñ to muskurānā bhī chāhte haiñ

kabhi kabhi arz-e-gham ki KHatir hum ek bahana bhi chahte hain

jab aansuon se bhari hon aankhen to muskurana bhi chahte hain

Salam Machhli shahri

koī sadā koī āvāza-e-jaras sahī

koī bahāna ki ham jaañ nisār karte raheñ

koi sada koi aawaza-e-jaras hi sahi

koi bahana ki hum jaan nisar karte rahen

Kabir Ajmal

qāsid ko us ne jaate ruḳhsat kiyā thā lek

bad-zāt māñdgī ke bahāne se rah gayā

qasid ko us ne jate hi ruKHsat kiya tha lek

bad-zat mandgi ke bahane se rah gaya

Mushafi Ghulam Hamdani