Tuune Yeh Phool Jo

Lyrics by Qateel Shifai

tuune ye phuul jo zulfo.n me.n sajaa rakhaa hai
ik diyaa hai jo a.Ndhero.n me.n jalaa rakhaa hai

Zulf: Curl, Hair, Locks, Ringlet, Tress
Diyaa: Lamp

jiit le jaaye ko_ii mujhako nasiibo.n vaalaa
zindagii ne mujhe daao pe lagaa rakhaa hai

Nasiib: Destiny, Fortune, Fate, Lot, Quota
Daao: At Stake, Wager

jaane kab dil me.n koi jhaa.Nkane vaalaa aa jaaye
is liye mai.n ne Girebaa.N khulaa rakhaa hai

Jhaankna: Peek
Girebaan: Collar
Khulaa: Broad, Expanded, Known, Loose, Manifest, Open, Wide Open

imtehaa.N aur merii zabt kaa tum kyaa loge
mai.n ne dha.Dkan ko bhii siine me.n chhupaa rakhaa hai

Imtehaan: Examination, Experiment, Test, Trial, Proof
Zabt: Administration, Confiscation, Control, Fore-Beareance, Governing, Patience, Restraint, Seizure
Dhadkan: Throb, Beat
Siinaa: Bosom, Breast, Chest
Chhupaana: Conceal, Hide, Mantle, Obscure, Palliate, Veil

dil tha ik shola magar beet gaye din woh ‘Qateel’
ab kuredo na ise raakh mein kya rakha hai

Shola: Blaze, Light
Beet Jaana: Pass, Elapse
Qateel: A reference to the poet Qateel Shifai
Kurednaa: To scratch, scrape, rake, poke, stir (a fire, &c.); to scrape or scratch up (with a rake or other instrument); to grub up or out, to explore; to scoop out
Raakh: Ash

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4 comments so far

  1. neeraj bhatt on

    today only i was discussing qaatil saab’s shayari with my friend and we talked about ye maujaaza thankfully i listened to it today itself

  2. neeraj bhatt on

    can u post faraz saab’s ghazals under a category i want to listen to them at one go

  3. asif on

    hi i am friend of this ghazalof my life

  4. Nishant on

    Good one!!!


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