5 Ways To Become The Shakespeare of Romantic Poetry in Urdu

Shakespeare, the greatest English playwright and poet ever born, once said about “I know no ways to mince it in love, but directly to say ‘I love you”. His writings about love, his love sonnets have inspired lovers, ignited passion for ages. Not only for readers, but for writers too, being Shakespeare is the epitome of excellence. Today, in this post, we are going to spill the secrets (psst! don’t let this one out so easily) to become the Shakespeare of romantic poetry in Urdu for lovers.

How To Become The Shakespeare Of Romantic Poetry In Urdu For Lovers

How do we do that? How does one become the Shakespeare of romantic poetry in Urdu for lovers? Well, let’s admit it folks, there is no proven method to become a poet let alone a good poet. But this doesn’t mean that there are no doors or windows to this glorious path. Poetry is only a muse that caught the eye of a poet and found its way in their diary. To inspire you, to appeal to the poet filled with romance that resides inside you, we’ve collected 5 Shakespeare love quotes and associated them with 3 Urdu poetry couplets. By the end of this magical journey, you’ll have enough encounters with several muses waiting to be captured and stroked with a little imagination.

Do you find this technique interesting? If yes, share the love poems you come up with when you are through with the love filled pages of this post. We can’t wait to hear what you’ll come up. To share your poems, just head over to our ‘Submit Poetry‘ section and send it to us. (Don’t forget to send it first to the person you’re in love with).

Are you all set to become the Shakespeare of romantic poetry in Urdu for lovers?

1. Ways to become the Shakespeare of romantic poetry in Urdu for lovers

Speak low if you speak of love

Shakespeare – Much Ado About Nothing – Act 2, Scene 1

Mir Taqi Mir

Hoga kisi diwar ke saye ke tale Mir
Kya kaam mohabbat se us aaraam talab ko

होगा किसी दीवार के साये के तले मीर
क्या काम मोहब्बत से उस आराम तलब को

Romantic poetry in Urdu for lovers_Mir
Romantic poetry in Urdu for lovers_Mir Taqi Mir

Bashir Badr

Mujhe ishtehaar si lagti hain ye mohabbaton ki kahaniyaan
Jo kaha nahi wo suna karo jo suna nahi wo kaha karo

मुझे इश्तेहार सी लगती हैं ये मोहब्बतों की कहानियां
जो कहा नहीं वो सुना करो जो सुना नहीं वो कहा करो

Fatima Hasan

Sukoone-dil ke liye ishq to bahana tha
Vagarna thak ke kahin to thahar hi jana tha

सुकूने-दिल के लिए इश्क़ तो बहाना था
वगरना थक के कहीं तो ठहर ही जाना था

2. Ways to become the Shakespeare of romantic poetry in Urdu for lovers

The course of true love never did run smooth

Shakespeare – A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Act 1, Scene 2

Jigar Moradabadi

Duniya ke sitam yaad, na apni hi wafa yaad
Ab mujhko nahi kuch bhi mohabbat ke siva yaad

दुनिया के सितम याद न अपनी ही वफ़ा याद
अब मुझको नहीं कुछ भी मोहब्बत के सिवा याद

Romantic poetry in Urdu for lovers_Jigar Moradabadi
Romantic poetry in Urdu for lovers_Jigar Moradabadi

Anwar Nadeem

Galiyon mein wahi ladke haathon mein wahi patthar
Kya log mohabbat ko har daur mein marenge

गलियों में वही लड़के हाथों में वही पत्थर
क्या लोग मोहब्बत को हर दौर में मारेंगे

Ahmad Faraz

Tu khuda hai na mera ishq farishton jaisa
Dono insaan hai to kyu itne hijaabon mein mile

तू ख़ुदा है न मेरा इश्क़ फरिश्तों जैसा
दोनों इंसान हैं तो क्यूँ इतने हिजाबों में मिलें

Romantic poetry in Urdu for lovers_Ahmad Faraz
Romantic poetry in Urdu for lovers_Ahmad Faraz

3. Ways to become the Shakespeare of romantic poetry in Urdu for lovers

She’s beautiful, and therefore to be wooed; She is woman, and therefore to be won.

Shakespeare – Henry VI Part 1 – Act 5, Scene 2

Tasneem Lakhnawi

Dimaag de jo khuda gulshane mohabbat mein
Har ek gul se tire pairahan ki boo aaye

दिमाग़ दे जो ख़ुदा गुलशने-मोहब्बत में
हर एक गुल से तिरे पैरहन की बू आए

Bashir Badr

Zara si baat par itna malaal karte ho
Shikayatein bhi wahin hain jahan mohabbat hai

ज़रा सी बात पर इतना मलाल करते हो
शिकायतें भी वहीँ हैं जहाँ मोहब्बत है

Hafeez Hoshiyarpuri

Mohabbat karne wale kam na honge
Tiri mehfil mein lekin hum na honge

मोहब्बत करने वाले काम न होंगे
तेरी महफ़िल में लेकिन हम न होंगे

4. Ways to become the Shakespeare of romantic poetry in Urdu for lovers

Love is a smoke and is made with the fume of sighs

Shakespeare – Romeo & Juliet – Act 1, Scene 1

Mir Taqi Mir

Mire saleeke se meri nibhi mohabbat mein
Tamaan umr main nakamiyon se kaam liya

मिरे सलीके से मेरी निभी मोहब्बत में
तमाम उम्र मैं नाकामियों से काम लिया

Sudarshan Fakir

Har shaam ye sawal ki mohabbat se kya mila
Har shaam ye jawab ki har shaam ro pade

हर शाम ये सवाल कि मोहब्बत से क्या मिला
हर शाम ये जवाब कि हर शाम रो पड़े

Romantic poetry in Urdu for lovers_Sudarshan Fakir
Romantic poetry in Urdu for lovers_Sudarshan Fakir

Firaq Gorakhpuri

Sir mein sauda bhi nahin dil mein tamanna bhi nahin
Lekin is tarke mohabbat ka bharosa bhi nahin

सर में सौदा भी नहीं दिल में तमन्ना भी नहीं
लेकिन इस तर्के-मोहब्बत का भरोसा भी नहीं

5. Ways to become the Shakespeare of romantic poetry in Urdu for lovers

I would not wish any companion in the world but you.

Shakespeare – The Tempest – Act 3, Scene 1

Nawab Mohammad Mustafa Khan Shefta

Shayad isi ka naam mohabbat hai shefta
Ek aag si hai seene ke andar lagi hui

शायद इसी का नाम मोहब्बत है शेफ़्ता
एक आग सी है सीने के अंदर लगी हुई

Daagh Dehlvi

Khuda rakhe mohabbat ne kiye aabaad ghar dono
Main unke dil mein rehta hoon wo mere dil mein rehte hain

ख़ुदा रखे मोहब्बत ने किये आबाद घर दोनों
मैं उनके दिल में रहता हूँ वो मेरे दिल में रहते हैं

Shakeel Badauni

Kisse jakar maangte darde mohabbat ki dawa
Charagar ab khud hi bechare nazar ane lage

किस से जाकर मांगते दर्दे-मोहब्बत की दवा
चारागर अब खुद ही बेचारे नज़र आने लगे

This is it folks! We hope you found this blend of Shakespeare with Urdu poets interesting. Well, poetry is all about reading every possible form of expression and then using your imagination to come up with something refreshing. We wish to see a Shakespeare of romantic poetry in Urdu for lovers amid our readers. Do not forget to spread the word if you liked this post.

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