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Hum Dilli Bhi Ho Aay Hain Lahore Bhi Ghomay, (9)
Aye Yaar Magar Teri Gali Teri Gali Hay. (8)
Original Urdu Couplet
We have seen Delhi & roamed in Lahore, (8)
O friend, thy place is the best place. (8)
Dilli, Lahore and Gali are metaphors. Poet
has been searching for the best organ in
human body to sing well. He initially
experimented with heart and chest.
Ultimately he finds throat is the proper
organ to sing well.
Poet has been searching for the best
singer for the unbalanced couplet. He
gave this couplet to singers of Delhi and
Lahore. He finds Hariharan the best singer
in all schools of music in India and
Faisal Javed Rana, an advertising executive and
Radio Jockey, is the biggest fan of Hariharan in
Pakistan. He has conducted couple of shows on
No.1 Pakistani Fan
Q: Is this Urdu Ghazal couplet
A: No. Two lines are with different
syllables and words.
Q: Should a couplet be balanced to
A: Not necessarily.
Q: Can a good theme be in an
Q: Can anyone augment this
Sajid Imtiaz: Expert Member CDKN, Member
Pakistan Society of Criminology, Economic
Advisor shortlisted, British High Commission