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Hariharan is the best Urdu Ghazal Singer alive in the world.

Hariharan is the best Urdu Ghazal Singer alive in the world.

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  • 1. Hariharan
  • 2. Hum Dilli Bhi Ho Aay Hain Lahore Bhi Ghomay, (9) Aye Yaar Magar Teri Gali Teri Gali Hay. (8) Original Urdu Couplet
  • 3. We have seen Delhi & roamed in Lahore, (8) O friend, thy place is the best place. (8) English Translation
  • 4. 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. Explanation I 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 Pakistan. Explanation II
  • 5. Faisal Javed Rana, an advertising executive and Radio Jockey, is the biggest fan of Hariharan in Pakistan. He has conducted couple of shows on Hariharan. No.1 Pakistani Fan
  • 6. Discussion Q: Is this Urdu Ghazal couplet balanced? A: No. Two lines are with different syllables and words. Q: Should a couplet be balanced to sing well? A: Not necessarily. Q: Can a good theme be in an unbalanced couplet? A: Yes. Q: Can anyone augment this presentation? A: Definitely. Key Credits Sajid Imtiaz: Expert Member CDKN, Member Pakistan Society of Criminology, Economic Advisor shortlisted, British High Commission Islamabad Visuals: Google Feedback: sajedimtiaz@hotmail.com