Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Maa..... Nida Fazli

Yesterday I had gone to a poetry recitation which turned out to be a disaster for me as i had to listen to 150 min of Marathi poetry without understanding a single word of it. But for 30 min my favourite Hindi / Urdu shayar Nida Fazli and a Gujarati poet Meghbindu were on stage and they talked about "Mother", Liked their poetry and would like to put the one by Nida Fazli over here.
(Pankaj Udhas has sung this in one of his albums):


Besan ki sondhi roti par,
Khatti Chatni Jaisi Maa,
Yaad Aati hai Chauka-baasan,
Chimta Fukani jaisi Maa...

Baas Ki Khurri khaat ke upar,
Har Aahat pe kaan dhare,
Aadhi Soi, Aadhi Jaagi,
Thaki Dopahari jaisi Maa.

Chidiyo ke chehkar mein gunje,
Radha-Mohan Ali Ali,
Murge ki aawaz se khulti,
Ghar ki kundi jaisi Maa.

Biwi, Beti Behan Padosan,
Thodi Thodi si sab mein,
Din bhar ek rassi ke upar,
Chalti Natni jaisi Maa.

Baant ke apna Chehra Maatha,
Aankhen Jane kahan gai,
Fate Purane Ek Aalbum mein,
Chanchal ladki jaisi Maa.


Another song that I am getting reminded of, thinking of "Maa" is the one by Sagarika, I thought this too had great lyrics :(I think lyricist for this too is Nida Fazli)

Dhoop Mein Chaaya Jaise,
Pyaas Mein Dariya Jaise,
Tan Mein Jeevan Jaise,
Man Mein Darpan Jaise,

Haath Duaaon Waale Roshan Kare Ujaale,
Phool Pe Jaise Shabnam, Saans Mein Jaise Sargam,
Prem Ki Moorat Daya Ki Surat ,
Aise Aur Kahaan Hai ,Jaisi Meri Maa Hai...

Jab Bhi Andhera Cha Jaye
Woh Deepak Ban Jaaye ,
Jab Ik Akeli Raat Sataye,
Woh Sapna Ban Jaaye,
Andar Neer Bahaye ,
Baahar Se Muskaye,
Kaaya Woh Paavan Si,Mathura-Vrindavan Jaisi,
Jiske Darshan Mein Ho Bhagwan ,
Aisi Aur Kahaan Hai,Jaisi Meri Maa Hai....


If anyone has heard this, he would agree that it has been beautifully sung by Sagarika.

Another two lines Doha on how Mothers know how there children is (by Nida Fazli saab again) says :

Main Roya Pardes Mein,
Bhiga Maa Ka Pyaar,
Dukh ne Dukh Se Baat Ki,
Bin Chhiti Bin Taar.

One more similar short but great work of Nidaji says :


Ghaas Pe khelta ek bachha,
Paas Maa Muskurati Hai,
Mujhko Hairat hai Kyo Duniya,
Kaaba aur Somnath Jaati hai.

3 comments:

Farina said...

The last 4 lines were very beautiful...we should have more poets like him..we need them in this age.

Ganesh said...

Thanks "Maa" hamesha meri chinta karne k liye. U are just everything for me.....
Through these lines i can feel the love of my mother....

Jeetendra Gomasta said...

Nida ji dwara likhe maa pe ye kavitaein bahut hi pyari hain dil ko chhu lene wali