Unwinding on a Friday evening…
… With a few classical qawwalies by the Sabri brothers from Pakistan.
A memorable sher from the “mukhra” of their song “Ab ke saal poonam mein”…
“Tujhse milke bhi dil ko na chain aa saka,
Tujhse milna bhi ik haadsa ho gaya;
Tu nahi tha to furqat ka gham tha mujhe;
Ab ye gham hai ki gham bemazaa ho gaya…”
Here is an attempt at translating it..
“Even after meeting you, my heart could not find any peace
Because meeting you created a whole new problem for me
Without you, I had the constant company of sorrows of separation
Now, with you, my sorrow is that all the fun of separation sorrows has been taken away from me”