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Ye Duniya Agar Mil Bhi Jaye To Kya Hai

“Yeh Duniya Agar Mil Bhi Jaye To Kya Hai”

Yeh Mehlon,Yeh Takhton,Yeh Taajon Ki Duniya,
Yeh Insaan Key Dushman Samaajon Ki Duniya,
Yeh Doulat Key Bhookhey Riwajon Ki Duniya,
Yeh Duniya Agar Mil Bhi Jaye To Kya Hai.

Har Ek Jism Ghayal, Har Ek Rooh Pyaasi,
Nigahon Mein Uljhan, Dilon Mein Udaasi,
Yeh Duniya Hai Ya Aalam-e-Badhawasi,
Yeh Duniya Agar Mil Bhi Jaye To Kya Hai.

Yahaan Eik Khilona Hai Insaan Ki Hasti,
Yeh Basti Hai Murda Paraston Ki Basti,
Yahaan To Jeevan Sey Hai Maut Sasti,
Yeh Duniya Agar Mil Bhi Jaye To Kya Hai.

Jawaani Bhatakti Hai Badkaar Ban Kar,
Jawaan Jism Sajtey Hein Bazaar Ban Kar,
Yahaan Pyaar Hota Hai Byopaar Ban Kar,
Yeh Duniya Agar Mil Bhi Jaye To Kya Hai.

Yeh Duniya Jahaan Aadmi Kuch Nahi Hai,
Wafa Kuch Nahi, Dosti Kuch Nahi Hai,
Yahaan Pyaar Ki Qadr Hi Kuch Nahi Hai,
Yeh Duniya Agar Mil Bhi Jaye To Kya Hai.

Jala Do Isey, Phoonk Dalo Yeh Duniya.
Mere Saamne Se Hata Lo Yeh Duniya,
Tumhari Hai Tum Hi Sambhalo Yeh Duniya,
Yeh Duniya Agar Mil Bhi Jaye To Kya Hai?

Movie-Pyaasa(1957)

Music-Sachin Dev Burman

Lyrics-Saahir Ludhiyanavi

Singer-Mohhamad Rafi

Guru Dutt always saw songs as an ongoing sequence which can be best described by the poetry. Usually Saahir Ludhiyanvi provided that poetry. Saahir always saved his best for Guru Dutt’s movies . In the movie the song was visualised as the ultimate achivement of the all time loser, the ragged Poet,the drunkard shunned by society,left by girlfriend,despised by his clan suddenly gets everything he ever strived for. This was the moment when he looks down at all the people he had ever known and sees only one face which didn’t have Greed and really loved him, ‘the Prostitute’ and then he curses the Society in his own poetic manner as S.D Burman’s tunes pierce your heart and you experience the same pain as ‘Vijay’ and you spill you heart out in the immortal voice Of Mohammad Rafi and leave all the artificial things which consumed you.

July 8, 2008 - Posted by | Music Review, Tuesday's Blues

5 Comments »

  1. WHAT A SONG !!

    Comment by Soubhik Deb | March 23, 2009 | Reply

  2. the song actually is even applicable today…..in our everyday life…and ya….wat a beautifully sung….i believe rafi is better than the best and no one else can be compared to him….no one!!!!

    Comment by sivasis | November 15, 2009 | Reply

  3. This song gives me a chill followed by a smile, every time I hear it .. what a song!

    Comment by Sumathi Iyengar | April 5, 2010 | Reply

  4. awesome song..love it..

    Comment by munira | July 31, 2010 | Reply

  5. aaj sach me zarurat hai aise songs ki aaj ki dunia me aag lagane ka mann karta hai…maan gaye us zamane k kalakaro ko jo 50 saal baad ki dunia hume dikha kar chale gaye..gurudatt ji ne itni sanjidgi se nibhaya ki bas sach me aag lag is dil me..i love dis song nd gurudatt ji is my all time favourite.

    Comment by rakhi | September 28, 2010 | Reply


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