Category Archives: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Jab Nazar Se Milayi Maza Aa Gaya / Fana Buland Shehri

This Urdu ghazal was penned by the Pakistani poet Fana Buland Shehri and performed as a qawwali by the great Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (1948-1997). I could not find much online about the poet’s life, but quite a few … Continue reading

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Sar Jhukaya To

Le kar tumhara naam jahan sir jhuka diya, Main ne usi diyar ko Kaaba bana diya… Sar jhukaya to patthar sanam ban gaye, Ishq bhatka tu had aashna ho gya… Rashk karta hai Kaaba mere kufar per, Main ne jis … Continue reading

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Likh Diya Apne Dil Pe Kisi Ne

Lazatay Intazar Lata Hon Youn Shab-e-Ghum Guzar Lata hon Jab Bhi Dasti Hai mujha Ko Tanhai Naam Tera Pukar Lata Hon Koi Hansay Tu Tujhe Ghum Lage Hansi Na Lage Kay Dil Lagi Bhi Tere Dil Ko Dil Lagi Na … Continue reading

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Aafreen Aafreen / Javed Akhtar

husn-e-jaanaaN kii taariif mumkin nahiiN It is not possible to praise the beauty of beloved. aafriin aafriin O the most beautiful one! tuu bhii dekhe agar to kahe ham-nashiiN Even if you see my beloved, you would also say aafriin … Continue reading

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Din Mein Kab Socha Karte They

din mein kab socha karte thay so’en gay hum raat kahan, ub aise aawara ghoomein apne wo halaat kahan… kab thay taiz-rawi per nadaan ub manzil per tanha hein, soch rahe hein in hathon se choota tha wo haath kahan… … Continue reading

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