Shers quoted in the name of Mirza Ghalib but actually they are not by Ghalib
For many, Urdu poetry is synonymous with Mirza Ghalib. Ghalib is the most quoted shayar and his shers are often quoted in various contexts. However, there are many shers which are famous in the name of Mirza Ghalib but scholars deny their authenticity as they are not part of Ghalib’s diwan. Here, we list out some of the most famous shers which are often mis-quoted in the name of Mirza Ghalib but actually they are not.
“Khuda ke waste parda na kabe se utha waaiz
Kahin aisa na ho yaan bhi wahi kaafir sanam nikle”
The above sher is sung by Jagjit Singh as a part of Ghalib’s ghazal but actually this sher is not anywhere found in Ghalib’s diwan.
Some other such shers are:
“Chand taswir-e-butaan chand haseenon ke KHutoot
Baad marne ke mere ghar se …Continue Reading