Urdu is one of the most beautiful languages in this universe. It is so pleasing to hear and is equally a delight to read.

Naushad Ali, the magical music composer and Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner, was also a great Urdu poet, but this aspect of his personality was not commonly known.

Read these beautiful shayaris and admire late Naushad sahab's poetic genius.

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