Gar baazi ishq ki baazi hai, jo chaho laga do dar kaisa gar jeet gaye to jeet gaye, hare bhee to baazi maat nahiN - Faiz Ahm

Gar baazi ishq ki baazi hai, jo chaho laga do dar kaisa

Gar baazi ishq ki baazi hai, jo chaho laga do dar kaisa
gar jeet gaye to jeet gaye, hare bhee to baazi maat nahiN
- Faiz Ahmed Faiz

गर बाज़ी इश्क की बाज़ी है,जो चाहो लगा दो डर कैसा
गर जीत गए तो क्या कहने , हारे भी तो बाज़ी मात नहीं
- फैज़ अहमद फैज़

گر بازی عشق کی بازی ہے،جو چاہو لگا دو ڈر کیسا۔
گر جیت گئے تو کیا کہنے ، ہارے بھی تو بازی مات نہیں۔
فیض احمد پھیز -

Meaning of:

Baazi, बाज़ी, بازی: खेल, game

Gar baazi ishq ki baazi hai, jo chaho laga do dar kaisa
gar jeet gaye to jeet gaye, hare bhee to baazi maat nahiN
– Faiz Ahmed Faiz

This ghazal, Kab yaad mein tera saath nahi by  Faiz was used by Muzzafar Ali for the movie Anjuman and is one of the rare songs that is sung by the music composer Khayaam himself along with his wife Jagjit Kaur.

 

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