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Ek lau is tarah kyun bujhi?

Dhoop ke ujaale si, os ke pyaale si,
khushiyan mile humko.
Zyada maanga hai kahan, sarhadein na ho jahaan,
duniya mile humko.
Par Khuda khair kar,
uske armaan mein, kyun bewajah ho koi qurbaan?
Ghuncha muskurata ek,
waqt se pehle, kyun chhod chala tera ye jahaan?

Ek lau is tarah kyun bujhi mere maula?
Ek lau zindagi ki maula...

Saw the movie Aamir today. A 95 min movie without any song and dance routine (or a romantic angle) which moved me to tears. The movie is thought provoking and leaves many questions unanswered. An innocent man who is circumstantially driven to commit a crime. In the end he has to choose between killing innocent people and becoming a martyr himself.

The movie took me a year back and made me remember few of those martyrs. And I ask the same question as the song above.

Assistant Sub-inspector Tukaram Omble

Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan


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