A classic qawwali from Mughal-e-Azam – one of the immortal movies of Bollywood and one of the immortal songs of Bollywood. The left section is sung by Shamshad Begum9for Nigar Sultana) and right one by Lata Mangeshkar(for Madhubala) in response. Both the actresses are explosively beautiful in their own ways.

teri mehfil mein qismat aazamakar hum bhi dekhenge
ghadi bhar ko tere nazdik aakar hum bhi dekhenge
aji haan hum bhi dekhenge
teri mehfil mein qismat aazamakar hum bhi dekhenge
tere qadamon pe sar apna jhuka kar hum bhi dekhenge
aji haan hum bhi dekhenge
In the gathering of your court, we will test our fate.
We shall come close to you fleetingly and watch this spectacle.
Yes, we shall watch this spectacle.
In the gathering of your court, we will test our fate.
We shall bow our heads at your feet and watch this spectacle
Yes, we shall watch this spectacle.
bahaare aaj paigam-e-muhabbat leke aayi hain
badi muddat mein ummidon ki kaliyan muskurayi hain
gham-e-dil se zara daman bachakar hum bhi dekhenge
aji haan hum bhi dekhenge
agar dil gham se khaali ho to jine kaa mazaa kya hai?
na ho khun-e-jigar to ashq pine ka mazaa kya hai?
muhabbat mein zara aansu bahakar hum bhi dekhenge
aji haan hum bhi dekhenge
The spring has brought us a message of love.
The flowerbuds of hope have smiled after a long time.
We shall protect ourselves from heartache and watch this spectacle.
Yes, we shall watch this spectacle.
If the heart is empty of pain, then what pleasure can one find in living?
If the heart does not bleed, then what pleasure can one find in swallowing tears?
We shall shed a few tears in love and watch this spectacle.
Yes, we shall watch this spectacle.
mohabbat karnevalon ka hai bas itna hi afasana
tadapna chupke chupke aahen bharna ghut ke mar jana
kisi din yeh tamasha muskurakar hum bhi dekhenge
aji haan hum bhi dekhenge
mohabbat hamne mana zindagi barbad karti hai
yeh kya kam hai ki mar jaane pe duniyaa yaad karti hai?
kisi ke ishq mein duniyaa lutakar hum bhi dekhenge
aji haan hum bhi dekhenge
Such is the story of lovers:
They quietly suffer; their eyes fill with tears; they suffocate and die.
We shall smile when it happens and watch this spectacle.
Yes, we shall watch this spectacle.
We admit that love can destroy one’s life.
But, is it unworthy if the the world remembers lovers after they die?
We shall sacrifice the world for someone’s love and watch this spectacle.
Yes, we shall watch this spectacle.
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