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Kya Toota Hai Andar

Lyrics by Farhat Shehzad

क्या टूटा है अन्दर अन्दर, क्यूँ चेहरा कुम्हलाया है
तनहा तनहा रोने वालों, कौन तुम्हें याद आया है

kya tuuta hai andar andar, kyuun chehara kumhalaaya hai
tanha tanha rone waalon, kaun tumhein yaad aaya hai

कुम्हलाया, Kumhalaana: To Wither
तनहा, Tanha: Alone, Solitary, Lonely, By Oneself, Quiet, Single, Unaccompanied, Unattended

चुपके चुपके सुलग रहे थे, याद में उनकी दीवाने
इक तारे ने टूट के यारों, क्या उनको समझाया है

chupke chupke sulag rahe the, yaad mein unki diwaane
ik taare ne tuut ke yaaron, kya unko samjhaaya hai

सुलगना, Sulagna: To be kindled, be ignited, be set light to; to light; to burn without smoke or flame, to burn clearly or brightly; to be inflamed, be excited, be roused, be irritated

रंग बिरंगी इस महफ़िल में, तुम क्यूं इतने चुप चुप हो
भूल भी जाओ पागल लोगों, क्या खोया क्या पाया है
rang birangi is mehfil mein, tum kyuun itane chup chup ho
bhuul bhi jaao paagal logon, kya khoya kya paaya hai

महफ़िल, Mehfil: Assembly, Gathering, Party
ख़ोया, Khoyaa: Lost, Wasted

है शेर कहाँ है खून है दिल का, जो लफ़्ज़ों में बिखरा है
दिल के ज़ख्म दिखा कर हमने, महफ़िल को गरमाया है

hai sher kahaan hai khuun hai dil ka, jo lafzon mein bikhara hai
dil ke zakhm dikha kar hamne, mehfil ko garmaaya hai

शेर, Sheyr: Poem
लफ्ज़, Lafz: Word, Saying, Term
ज़ख्म, Zakhm: Bruise, Cut, Damage, Felon, Gash, Hack, Harm, Hurt, Injury, Loss,Sore, Wound
गर्माना, Garmaana: Warm up, Heat up

अब ‘शेहजाद’ ये झूठ न बोलो, वो इतने बेदर्द नहीं
अपनी चाहत को हभी परखो, गर इलज़ाम लगाया है

ab ‘Shehzad’ ye jhuuth na bolo, wo itana bedard nahin
apni chaahat ko bhi parakho, gar ilzaam lagaaya hai

शेहजाद, Shehzad: A reference to the poet, Farhat Shehzad
झूठ, Jhuuth: Brag, Lie, Falsehood
बेदर्द, Be-dard: Feelingless, Heartless, Merciless, Pitiless, Unkind, Without Feeling
चाहत, Chaahat: Affection, Appetite, Hankering, Love, Urge
परख, Parakh: Examination, Experiment, Judgement, Test, Trial
इलज़ाम, Ilzaam: Allegation, Accusation Accuse, Blame, Libel

Tanha Tanha Mat Socha Kar

Lyrics by Farhat Shehzad

tanha tanha mat socha kar
mar jayega mat socha kar

Tanha: Alone, Solitary, Lonely, By Oneself, Quiet, Single, Unaccompanied, Unattended

pyar ghadi bhar ka hi bohat hai
sacha jhoota mat socha kar

Ghadi: Moment, Time, Watch

jiski fitrat hi dasna ho
wo to dasega mat socha kar

Fitrat: Creation, Deceit, Intrigue, Machination, Nature, Wise, Wisdom
Dasna: Bite (as in snake bite)

dhuup mein tanha kar jaata hai
kyun ye saayah mat socha kar

Dhuup: Sun Light
Saayah: Shadow, Shade, Shelter, Apparition

apna aap ganvaakar tuune
paaya hai kya mat socha kar

Ganvaana: To Lose
Paana: Achieve, Acquire, Know, Obtain, Overtake, Recognise, Receive

maan mere ‘Shehzad’ vagarna
pachchtayega mat socha kar

Shehzad: A reference to the poet, Farhat Shehzad
Vagarna: Otherwise
Pachchtaana: Repent, Regret, Suffer

Dekhna Unka Kanakhiyon Se

Lyrics by Farhat Shehzad

dekhna unka kanakhiyon se idhar dekha kiyen
apni aahein kam asar ka ham asar dekha kiyen

Kan: Appreciating, appraising, appraisement, valuing, estimating, valuation
Kanakhiya: A side-glance; a sly look; a sign with the eye, a wink; a leer, ogle
Aah: Sigh
Asar: Action, Effect, Governance, Impression , Influence, Mark, Ruin, Sign, Trace

jo ba-zaahir hamse sadiyon ki musaafat par rahein
ham unhein har gaam apna hamsafar dekha kiyen

Ba: With, by, for, from, in, into, to, up to, on, upon
Zaahir: Apparent, Clear, Conspicuous, Emerge, Explain, Evident, Glaring, Jackanapes, Manifest, Obvious, Open
Ba-zaahir: With Clarity
Sadiyon: Hundreds of years
Musaafat: Journey
Gaam: Step
Ham-Safar: Companion, Fellow-Traveller

lamha-lamha waqt ka sailaab chadhta hi gaya
rafta-rafta doobta hum apna ghar dekha kiyen

Lamha: Jiffy, Minute, Moment, Trice
Waqt: Hour, Occasion, Opportunity, Time, Term, Season
Sailaab: Flood, Deluge, Torrent
Chadhna: To rise, to climb, to increase
Rafta: Slowly
Doobna: To drown

koi kya jaane ke kaise hum bhari barsaat mein
nazrein aatish apne hi dil ka nagar dekha kiyen

Bhari: Heavy, Full
Barsaat: Rain, Rainy Season
Aatish: Fire, Flame, Ember

sun ke woh ‘Shehzad’ ke ashaar sar dhunta rahaa
thaam kar hum donon hathon se jigar dekha kiyen

Shehzad: A reference to the poet, Farhat Shehzad
Aashaar: Relations by marriage (within the prohibited degrees)
Dhunna: Agitation; longing, ardent desire, ardour, passion; ambition; inclination, propensity; diligence, assiduity, application, perseverance;—racking pain in the bones
Thaam: Bear, Hold, Carrry
Jigar: Courage, Liver, Heart, Soul, Mind, Vitals

Khwaab Judaa Rang Bharna Aur

Mehdi Hassan version:

Anup Jalota version:

Lyrics by Farhat Shehzad

khwaab judaa rang bharna aur
kehana aur hai karna aur

Khwaab: Sleep, Dream
Judaa: Abstract, Apart, Asunder, Peculiar, Separate
Rang Bharna: To apply colour (to), to colour, paint, tint

seharaa ka dukh samjhe kaun
hona aur guzarna aur

Seharaa: Desert, Wilderness
Guzarnaa: Elapse, Expire

ghar mein rehana baat judaa
dil mein jaan utarnaa aur

Utarnaa: Befall, Get Off, Get Down, Lessen

jaan dekar bhi lagta hai
mujho hai kuchh marna aur

Faisala Tumko Bhool Jaane Ka

Lyrics by Farhat Shehzad

faisala tumko bhool jaane ka
ek naya khwaab hai deewaane ka

Faisala: Settlement, Decree, Decision
Khwaab: Sleep, Dream

dil kali ka laraz laraz uthaa
zikr tha phir bahaar aane ka

Kali: Blossom, Bud
Laraz: Oscillate, Quaver, Quiver, Quake, Shake, Throb, Totter
Zikr: Discussion, Remembrance, Memory, Mention, Qur”an Recital
Bahaar: Bloom, Beauty, Glory, Delight, Elegance, Enjoyment, Fine Landscape, Flourishing State, Prime, Spring

hausala kam kisi mein hota hai
jeet kar khud hi haar jaane ka

Hausala: Capacity, Courage, Desire, Spirit, Resolution, Strength

zindagi kat gai manaate hue
ab iraada hai rooth jaane ka

Zindagi:
Katna: Pass by, Elapse
Manaana: To cause to mind; to put in mind (of, -se); to cause to agree to, &c.; to cause to trust; to reason with, to persuade, prevail upon, win over; to soothe; to coax; to conciliate; to propitiate; to assuage, to appease
Iraada: Aim, Object, Will, Desire, Intention, Would
Rootha: Irritated, offended, displeased, angry, estranged, cool

aap ‘Shehzad’ ki na fikr karein
woh toh aadi hai zakhm khaane ka

Shehzad: A reference to the poet, Farhat Shehzad
Fikr: Advice, Anxiety, Care, Concern, Consideration, Counsel, Idea, Imagination, Notion, Opinion, Reflection
Aadi: Addicted, Accustomed Compulsive, Customary, Habitual, Wonted

Naya Ik Zakhm

Lyrics by Farhat Shehzad

naya ik zakhm khaana chaahataa hoon
main jeene ko bahaana chaahataa hoon

Zakhm: Bruise, Cut, Damage, Felon, Gash, Hack, Harm, Hurt, Injury, Loss,Sore, Wound
Bahaana: Alibi, Cause, Evasion, Excuse, Mask Reason, Pretence, Pretext, Subterfuge

rulaa deti hai har sacchi kahaani
main ek jhoota fasaana chaahataa hoon

Fasaana: Fable, Fictional Tale, Romance, Story, Tale

yeh paagal-pan nahin to aur kayaa hai
main sach-much muskuraana chaahataa hoon

Paagal-pan: Lunacy, Madness, Mania, Wackiness

koi ‘Shehzad’ ko mujh paas laaye
main uska dukh bantaana chaahataa hoon

Shehzad: A reference to the poet, Farhat Shehzad
Mujh: My
Baantna: Apportion, Share

Konpalen Phir Phoot Aayeen

Mehdi Hassan Version:

Nusrat Version:

Lyrics by Farhad Shehzad

konpalen phir phoot aayeen, shaakh par, kehnaa use
woh na samjha hai, na samjhega, magar kehnaa use

Konpal: An opening bud, an unblown flower; a new leaf just sprouting, a sprout, shoot
Phoot: Break, Breach, Broken, Malice, Quarrel
Shaakh: ranch, Bough, Dilemma, Difficulty, Objection, Offshoot, Province

waqt ka tuufaan har ik shai bahaa kar le gayaa
itni tanhaa ho gayi hai rahguzar kehanaa use

Waqt: Hour, Occasion, Opportunity, Time, Term, Season
Tuufaan: Riot, Storm, Tempest, Hurricane
Shai: A thing, object; a matter, an affair; an article
Tanhaa: Alone, Solitary, Lonely, By Oneself, Quiet, Single, Unaccompanied, Unattended
Rahguzar: Road, way, passage, channel, pass;–a traveller

jaa raha hai chhod kar tanhaa mujhe jiske liye
chain na de paayega siimuzhar seem-o-zar kehanaa use

Chain: Ease, Comfort, Rest, Peace, Contentment
Muzhar: proposer; declarer; informer; a deponent
Siimuzhar: Messenger, Emissary(?) — Would appreciate if someone could verify/clarify the meaning of this word

Seem: Silver
Zar: Cash, Currency, Gold, Lucre, Money, Pollen, Riches, Wealth
Seem-o-Zar: Silver and Gold, Wealth, Riches

ris raha ho khoon dil se lab magar hanste rahe
kar gaya barbaad mujhko yeh hunar kehnaa use

Ris: Anger, passion, vexation, displeasure (conceived), offence, huff
Risna: To drop slowly, to drip, trickle, leak; to sweat, exude, ooze
Khoon: Blood
Lab: Lips
Barbaadi: Loss, ruin, destruction, waste, laying waste, ravage
Hunar: Accomplishment, Art, Attainment, Knowledge, Skill, Talent

jisne zakhmon se mera ‘Shehzad’ siina bhar diya
muskuraakar aaj pyaare chaaragar kehnaa use

Zakhm: Bruise, Cut, Damage, Felon, Gash, Hack, Harm, Hurt, Injury, Loss,Sore, Wound
Shehzad: A reference to the poet, Farhad Shehzad
Siina: Bosom, Breast, Chest
Muskuraanaa: To Smile
Chaaragar: Healer, Doctor, Physician, One Who Cures

Ek Bas Tu Hi Nahin

Abida Parveen version:

Mehdi Hassan version:

Lyrics by Farhat Shehzad

एक बस तू ही नहीं मुझसे खफा हो बैठा
मैंने जो संग तराशा वो खुदा हो बैठा

ek bas tuu hii nahii.n mujhase Khafaa ho baiThaa
mai.n ne jo sa.ng taraashaa vo Khudaa ho baiThaa

खफा, Khafaa: Angry, Annoyed, Concealment, Displeased, Secrecy
संग, Sang: Stone
तराशा, Taraashaa: Carving, Cutting, Chiseling
संग-तराशा, Sang-Taraashaa: Sculpting

उठ के मंजिल ही अगर आये तो शायद कुछ हो
शौक़-इ-मंजिल तो मेरा आबला-पा हो बैठा

uTh ke ma.nzil hii agar aaye to shaayad kuchh ho
shauq-e-ma.nzil me.n toh meraa aabalaapaa ho baiThaa

शुक-इ-मंजिल, Shauq-e-Manzil: Eager search of the goal/destination
आबला-पा, Aabalaa-paa: Blistered Feet , One Who Has Blisters On The Feet

मसलेहत छीन गई कुव्वत-इ-गुफ्तार मगर
कुछ न कहना ही मेरा मेरी सदा हो बैठा

maslehat chiin gaii quvvat-e-guftaar magar
kuchh na kahanaa hii meraa merii sadaa ho baiThaa

मसलेहत, Maslehat: Expediency, Prudent Measure, A Good Thing
छीनना, Chiin-na: Snatching
कुव्वत, Quvvat: Strength
गुफ्तार, Guftaar: Conversation, Discourse, Speech, Talk
कुव्वत-इ-गुफ्तार, Quvvat-e-Guftaar: Strength of Speech
सदा, Sadaa: Always, Call, Conversation, Echo, Ever, Sound, Tone, Voice

शुक्रिया ऐ मेरे कातिल ऐ मसीहा मेरे
ज़हर जो तुने दिया था वो दवा हो बैठा

shukriyaa ae mere qaatil ae masiihaa mere
zahar jo tune diyaa thaa vo davaa ho baiThaa

कातिल, Qaatil: Assassin, Homicide, Killer, Lethal, Murderer
मसीहा, Masihaa: Christ, One With

जान-इ-शेहजाद को मिन-जुम्ला-इ-आदा पाकर
हूक वो उठी की जी तन से जुदा हो बैठा

jaan-e-‘Shehzad’ ko min_jumlaa-e-adaa min_jumlaa-e-aada paakar
huuk vo uTThii ke jii tan se judaa ho baiThaa

शेहजाद, Shehzad: A reference to the poet, Farhat Shehzad
मिन-जुम्ला, Min-Jumlaa: Part of a whole, Out Of, From Among
अदा, Adaa: Beauty, Charm, Elegance, Fascination, Grace, Payment Of Debt Performance, Pose, Settlement, Style>
आदा, Aada: to be done, effected, or accomplished satisfactorily or properly, &c.; to be brought out, uttered or pronounced distinctly (a letter or word in reading); to be done for, undone, demolished, made an end of
Min-Jumlaa-e-Adaa: Half hearted gesture/welcome(?)

Note: Most versions of these lyrics use the word Aada which is “ginger in the undried state”. However Adaa seems to fit better. Would appreciate if someone could clarify


मिन-जुम्ला-इ-आदा, Min-Jumlaa-e-Aada: Fragile, Wasted, Deteriorating condition

Thanks to the comment from Moby clarifying the meaning of this phrase. I was able to search better and find the right meaning for ‘Aada’

हूक, Huuk: Shooting Pain

Khuli Jo Aankh

Lyrics by Farhat Shehzad

khulii jo aa.Nkh to vo thaa na vo zamaanaa thaa
dahakatii aag thii tanhaa_ii thii fasaanaa thaa

Dahakna: Burning, blazing, conflagration; glow; ardour, fervency, fervour
Tanhaaii: Loneliness, Solitude
Fasaana: Fable, Fictional Tale, Romance, Story, Tale

ghamo.n ne baa.NT liyaa mujhe yuu.N aapas me.n
ke jaise mai.n ko_ii luuTaa huaa Khazaanaa thaa

Baantna: Apportion
Aapas: One Another
Khazaanaa: Treasure

ye kyaa ke cha.nd hii qadamo.n pe thak ke baiTh gaye
tumhe.n to saath meraa duur tak nibhaanaa thaa

Chand: A Few, How Many, How Much, How Often, How Long Several
Nibhaanaa: Achieve, Maintain

mujhe jo mere lahuu me.n Dubo ke guzaraa hai
vo ko_ii Gair nahii.n yaar ek puraanaa thaa

Lahuu: Blood
Dubona: Drown, Ruin, Waste
Guzaraa: Killed
Gair: Rival, Stranger

khud apane haath se “Shahzad” us ko kaaT diyaa
ke jis daraKht ke Tahanii pe aashiyaanaa thaa

Shahzad: A reference to the poet, Farhat Shahzad
Darakht: Tree
Tahanii: Branch
Aashiyaanaa: Nest