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Umang ke Shole (Embers of Enthusiasm)

(1)

labh pe hansii sajaa lenge tum aao to sahii

Umang ke shole jalaa lenge tum aao to sahii

लभ पे हंसी सजा लेंगे तुम आओ तो सही

उमंग के शोले जला लेंगे तुम आओ तो सही

I will adorn a smile on my lips, why don’t you come over

I will light the embers of enthusiasm, why don’t you come over

 

(2)

Ajab dekhe nazare bhekhi hui un fizaon mein

Khayalon mein bulvaa lenge tum aao to sahii

अजब देखे नज़ारे बेहकी हुई उन फ़िज़ाओं में

ख्यालों  में बुलवा लेंगे तुम आओ तो सही

Incredible is the spectacle in the intoxicated airs

I will call you in my imagination, why don’t you come over

 

(3)

Fursat mile na mile duniya ki jhanjhat se

Har lamha azal banaa lenge tum aao to sahii

फ़ुर्सत  मिले न मिले दुनिया कि झंजट से

हर लम्हा अज़ल बना लेंगे तुम आओ तो सही

Whether you are free from worldly entanglements or not

Every moment we will make everlasting, why don’t you come over

 

(4)

Naa  chaand-sitare naa  gul-o-gulshan hum laye lekin

Wo vadde phir dohra lenge tum aao to sahii

ना चाँद-सितारे ना गुल-ओ-गुलशन हम लाये लेकिन

वो वादे फिर दोहरा लेंगे तुम आओ तो सही

I gave you neither the moon, the stars, nor the flowers or the garden, but

I will renew those vows, why don’t you come over

 

(5)

Nigaahe kare bismil mujhe lafz kare mustaaq

Har jafaa teri hum nibhaa lenge tum aao to sahii

निगाहें करे बिसमिल मुझे लफ्ज़ करे मुस्ताक

हर जफा तेरी हम निभा लेंगे तुम आओ तो सही

Your eyes are bewitching (your sight kills me), on your every word I hang

every oppression of yours I will endure, why don’t you come over

 

(6)

Baithe hai yuhin kab se na sukhan na guftaar

Geet apna gungunaa lenge tum aao to sahii

बैठे हैं युहीं कब से ना सुखन ना गुफ़तार

गीत अपना गुनगुना लेंगे तुम आओ तो सही

Sitting here forever without words or conversation

Our song we will hum, why don’t you come over

 

(7)

kasmakash apni dastaan ka hal hogaa ke nahi

Suraag ye raaz ka bhi mil jayega tum aao to sahii

कश्मकश अपनी दास्तां का हल होगा के नहीं

सुराग ये राज़ का भी मिल जायेगा तुम आओ तो सही

Will the dilemma of our story be resovled or not

We will find a clue to this secret, why don’t you come over

 

(8)

‘saraab’ duri badhe hamare aur tumhare bich

Nasamji ki dhuund hat jayegi tum aao to sahii

‘सराब’ दुरी बढे हमारे और तुम्हारे बिच

नासमजी कि धुंद हट जायेगी तुम आओ तो सही

‘mirage’ (illusory) is the distance between you and me

the fog of misunderstanding will lift, why don’t you come over

 

A derivative work inspired from a lovely, beautiful Mumtaz Mirza original.

It was sung wonderfully by Chitra Singh.

 

Mumtaz Mirza Ghazal

(1)

Tum ko ham dil me basaa lenge tum aao to sahii

Saarii duniyaa se chhupaa lenge tum aao to sahii

I will place you in my heart, why don’t you come

I will hide this from the whole world, why don’t you come

(2)

Ek vaadaa karo ab ham se na bhichhadoge kabhii

Naaz ham saare uThaa lenge tum aao to sahii

Promise me one thing that you will never separate from me

I will swallow my pride, why don’t you come

(3)

Bevafaa bhii ho sitamagar bhii jafa ke shahi

Ham Khuda tum ko banaa lenge tum aao to sahii

You’re an infidel and an oppressor – a royalty of oppression

I will you make you God, why don’t you come

(4)

Yuun to jis simt nazar uThatii hai taariikii hai

Pyaar ke diip jalaa lenge tum aao to sahii

Whichever direction my sight falls, there is darkness

We will light the candles of love, why don’t you come

(5)

IKhtalaafaat bhii miT jaayenge raftaa raftaa

Jis tarah hogaa nibhaa lenge tum aao to sahii

Disputed though it may be, we will perish slowly, slowly

However it happens I will handle it, why don’t you come

(6)

Dil kii viiraanii se ghabaraake na muunh ko modo

Bazm ye phir se sajaa lenge tum aao to sahii

Don’t turn your face afraid of the heart’s wilderness

I will reset the gathering, why don’t you come

(7)

Raah taariik hai aur duur hai manzil lekin

Dard kii shamaen jalaa lenge tum aao to sahii ..

The path is dark and the destination is far, but

We will light the candles of pain, why don’t you come

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