Naat Khawan, ghazal-go Muzaffar Warsi remembered on his death anniversary

By: News Desk      Published: 06:36 PM, 28 Jan, 2021
Naat Khawan, ghazal-go Muzaffar Warsi remembered on his death anniversary

Famous naat khawan, poet and lyricist remembered on his 10th death anniversary. Warsi began writing more than five of naats, as well as several anthologies of ghazals and nazms, and his autobiography Gaye Dinon Ka Suraagh. 

He also wrote quatrains for Pakistan's daily newspaper Nawa-i-Waqt. Muzaffar Warsi was born on 23 December 1933 and died in Lahore on decades ago. And wrote a rich collection 28 January 2011.

One of his super-hit poems was his Hamd "Koi to hay jo nizam e hasti chala raha hay", first became popular recited in his own voice, which was later sung by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Another famous naat was Ja Zindagi Madinay say jhonkay hawa kay la.

Another Hamd was "Aey Khuda, Aey Khuda, jis nay ki justuju, mil gaya uss ko tuu" Sung by Adnan Sami Khan, written by Muzaffar Warsi for film Sargam.

Famous qawwali "Tu Kuja Man Kuja" was also written by him.

Some of the devotional renditions are part of memorable naats including Ya Rehmatallil Aalameen:

Maira Payambar Azeem tar hai:

Some of the famous couplets of Muzaffar Warsi are: 

daawoun ki tarazoo mein tou azmat nahin tulti

feetay say tou kirdaar ko naapa nahin jaata

farmaan say paeroun pay kabhi phall nahin lagtay

talwar say mausam koee badla nahin jaata

chor aapnay gharoun mein tou nahin naqb lagatay

aapni hi qamaee ko tou loota nahin jaata

The versatile poet and scholar of Urdu language was maestro ghazal writing include: "yaad karta hai zamana unhi insano ko", sung by Masood Rana was a tribute song to Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

You can watch some of the songs penned by Warsi: