Sunday, July 05, 2009

Ek Gulshan Tha...

एक गुलशन था जलवानुमां इस जगह,
रंग-ओ-बू जिसकी दुनिया में मशहूर थी,
बेग़मों की हँसी गूँजती थी यहीं,
शाह की शानोशौकत में भरपूर थी

ताज की शक्ल में जब तक ये क़िला,
गोल्कोंड़ा की अज़्मत करेगा बयां,
मिट सकेगी नहीं शानेमुल्केदक्कन,
मिट सकेगा नहीं उसका कोई निशां

ये क़िला ये फ़सीना ये वीरानियां,
हैं उसी शान-ओ-शौकत की परछाइयां,
जिस की दिलकश कहानी का है राज़दां,
ये नीला सितारों जड़ा आसमां

वक़्त की मार सहकर जो कायम रहे,
कैफ़ियत बस यही थी उसी रान की,
गोल्कोंड़ा की अज़्मत का कहना ही क्या,
ये क़िला है निशानी उसी शान की

Courtesy: http://jagjitsingh.wordpress.com/category/jagjit-singh/page/12/

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8 Comments:

Anonymous peeyush said...

Dear Qais,

I was searching for this potery, reached your blog. It's a beautiful poetry, composed and sung equally well. I have lived in Hyderabad and been to this light and music show a couple of times.

Can you please let me know who has written this poetry.

Thanks,
Peeyush

November 22, 2009 12:26 AM  
Blogger Qais said...

Thanks for visting my blog, Peeyush. Even I am searching for the poet's name. If you get the audio or the details, please share.. :-)

March 01, 2010 4:07 AM  
Blogger Gayatri said...

Quasi,

Thank You for sharing this womderful poetyr. I saw the Light & Sound show yesterday & have been humming this tune ever since!! Any idea if I can get an MP3 download somewhere?

April 22, 2010 12:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hi qais
i had visited hyd last oct n honestly speaking the city had me mesmerised. although it was an official visit i dint want to miss the opportunity of visiting golconda fort n its famous light and music show.
i still rmbr the song ek gulshan tha by jagjit singh which had left me feeling nostalgic.
today, while i was goin thru the pictures of that visit i thot of searching for that beautiful song and reached ur blog.
will u be able to tell me where to find this song? cud find it nowhere on the net... :(

pls pls pls

thanks
vidu

June 06, 2010 9:09 AM  
Anonymous vidushree said...

hi qais!
dis is vidu again. cud u find anything? i really wanna hear it again.

pls try.
tc

regards
vidu

June 23, 2010 10:27 AM  
Blogger somil said...

Qais. Thanks for putting it here. Dont have words to say how beautiful this is...............

August 03, 2010 7:07 AM  
Anonymous Shantanu said...

Qais.. Thank you very very much.. i was searching this poetry from 2004.. finally i got it. Thanks dear.

October 30, 2010 4:48 AM  
Blogger hi_sanzu said...

can u give me this in mp3 fprmat??? or as a song?

November 18, 2010 4:01 AM  

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