Haath Chhuute Bhi

This song has two versions: The original was sung in the album Maraasim and the later version was featured in the movie Pinjar.

Pinjar version:

Lyrics by Gulzar

haath chhuuTe bhii to rishte nahii.n chhuuTe karte
vaqt kii shaaKh se lamhe.n nahii.n tooTaa karte

Chhuutna: Escape, Separate, Exemption, Leaving, License, Release, Relinquishment
Vaqt: Hour, Occasion, Opportunity, Time, Term, Season
Shaakh: ‘Branch, Bough, Dilemma, Difficulty, Objection, Offshoot, Province
Lamha: Jiffy, Minute, Moment, Trice

jisne pairon ke nishaan bhi nahin chhode peechay
us musaafir ka pataa bhi nahin poochchaa karte

Musaafir: Stranger, Tourist, Traveler, Wayfarer
Pataa: Address, Trace

toone aavaaz nahin di kabhi muDkar varnaa
ham kai sadiyaan tujhe gHoomke dekha karte

MuDkar: Turning back, Looking back
Varnaa: And If Not, Else, Otherwise
Sadii: A century, a hundred years
GHoomna: Ramble, Revolve, Rotate, Turn Round, Wander, Walk, Wobble

beh rahi hai teri jaanib hi zameen pairon ki
thaK gaye DauDte dariyaaon ka peechchaa karte

Behna: To flow
Jaanib: Behalf, Towards, In The Direction Of, Side (Of)
ThaKa: Exhausted, Knock- Out, Tire, Weary, Worn Out
Dariyaa: River

Maraasim version:

Lyrics by Gulzar

haath chhuuTe bhii to rishte nahii.n chho.Daa karte
vaqt kii shaaKh se lamhe.n nahii.n to.Daa karte

Chhuutna: Escape, Separate, Exemption, Leaving, License, Release, Relinquishment
Vaqt: Hour, Occasion, Opportunity, Time, Term, Season
Shaakh: Branch, Bough, Dilemma, Difficulty, Objection, Offshoot, Province
Lamha: Jiffy, Minute, Moment, Trice

jis kii aavaaz me.n silvat ho nigaaho.n me.n shikan
aisii tasviir ke tuka.De nahii.n jo.Daa karte

Silvat: Wrinkle, Shiver, Quiver, Trembling
Shikan: Crease, Crack, Fold, Frown, Ruffle, Rumple, Wrinkle

shahad jiine kaa milaa kartaa hai tho.Daa tho.Daa
jaane vaalo.n ke liye dil nahii.n tho.Daa karte

Shahad: Honey

lag ke saahil se jo bahtaa hai use bahne do
aisii dariyaa kaa kabhii ruKh nahii.n mo.Daa karte

Saahil: Beach, River-Side, Shor
Rukh: Face, Cheek, Side, Point, Facing Towards Direction
MoDnaa: Turn, bend

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1 comment so far

  1. Abhishek on

    Sir/mam
    Lyrics are not correct in the first line

    Haath chhute bhi toh rishte nahi chhoda karte
    Waqt ki shaakh se lamhe nahi toda karte

    If u could plZ upload the translation the the ghazal
    Kabhi yun bhi toh aa meri aankh mein by jagjit ji
    Thank you
    You page is awesome


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