Sahir Ludhianvi is the pen name of Abdul Hayee who is popularly known as Sahir. Sahir was an Indian poet and film lyricist who wrote in the Hindi and Urdu languages. In 1943, Sahir settled in Lahore. There, he completed Talkhiyaan (Bitterness) (1945), his first published work in Urdu.

Sahir edited Urdu magazines such as Adab-e-Lateef,Shahkaar, Prithlari, & Savera and became a member of the  Progressive Writers’ Association. This Ghazal is one of his finest works.

 

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Enjoy the Ghazal sung by legendary singer Asha Bhosle, the link is attached below.

Tang aa chuke hain kashmakash-e-zindagi se hum – Asha Bhosle

Glossary:

maayuusi-e-ma.aal-e-mohabbat

  • sorrow of consequence of love;

baar-e-Gam-e-zindagii

  • weight of sorrow of life;

fareb-e-mashiyyat

  • divine deception;

 

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