Wo Buton Ne Daale Hain Waswasay: Tina Sani sings Faiz Ghazal

Tina Sani and Faiz Ahmed Ahmed

Tina Sani and Faiz Ahmed Ahmed

 

Wo Buton Ne Daale Hain Was-wasay, Ke Dilon Se Khauf-e-Khuda Gaya
Woh Roaz Pari Hain Kiyamatain, Ke Khayaal e Roz e Jazaa Gaya

وہ بتوں نے ڈالے ہیں وسوسے کہ دلوں سے خوف خدا گیا

وہ روز پڑی ہیں قیامتیں کہ خیال روز جزا گیا

Those idols have entered doubts in our hearts, that fear of true Allah has vanished

There is Judgement days everyday, that fear of real Qayamat has disappeared

 

Faiz Ahmed Faiz was primarily a poet of Nazm, rather than ghazal. Ghazals was a genre that flourished in the classic times of urdu [rekhta], which witnessed poets such as Mir Taqi Mir and Ghalib.

 

Faiz was socialist and he merged romanticism with solicam to create a new genre, which saw poets such as Habib Jalib and Jaun Elia later.

 

Above verses are from Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s most famous ghazal, which was also part of matriculation urdu curriculum in Pakistan. Download Wo Buton Ne Daale Hain Waswasay ghazal by Faiz Ahmed Faiz sung by Tina Sani.

 

This is part of our 100 Greatest Ghazals Ever, a carefully ranked list of 100 ghazals that are timeless, click to download in MP3 format.

 

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