Ediyan Chil Rahi Hain

Jun 29 2012

My last Ghazal written in the Silicon Valley. Somehow, in recent times – Nazm writing became the facet of my life, yet I managed to churn out a Ghazal once in a while with this being the latest. I wrote this originally for my cousin’s short movie. Thanks for...

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Akhiri Saans Ke Tukde

Apr 30 2012

I wrote this Nazm in the unforgettable month of March this year just before I penned Purani Dilli and Wo Kamra Khaali Hai. It was my swan-song for the time-being. Thanks for reading. I recorded this very late in the night after a couple hours of singing on the Guitar, so the voice is hoarse, and...

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Rahi Nagufta Mere Dil Me

Apr 08 2012

An Acoustic Guitar version of this haunting Ghazal from the Hindi movie, Amal that I recorded few months ago on my Classical Guitar. The Ghazal is written by Meer Taqi ‘Meer’ and composed & performed by Dr. Shiva. Here are the 2 Ash’aar I recorded using Tascam DR-05 Portable Digital Recorder. Rahi nagufta mere dil mein dastaan meri Na is dayar...

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Wo Kamra Khaali Hai

Mar 29 2012

This month was an unforgettable month for me and quite ironically so, especially during the last leg of my stay here in the United States. This Nazm came to me late after midnight a couple weeks ago as I was staring at the wall while trying to sleep and staring at the huge pile of books in front of me. Here is the Nazm along with a quick...

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Purani Dilli

Mar 20 2012

Lately, my mind has been buzzing and on last few nights just before drifting off to sleep some verses have been visiting me like old friends. Here is a Nazm I wrote few nights ago. Including a quick recitation for non-hindi readers....

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Akhiri Cheekh

Feb 28 2012

Last few days, I travelled through many by-lanes of life and stopped to look at few pebbles and boulders. Out of those, a Nazm was born last Saturday afternoon – Akhiri Cheekh (last cry). Here is a midnight recitation for those who can’t read Hindi....

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