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Premiering a ghazal.

 

I am inordinately thrilled that my school friend Shekhar Phatak from C.N. High School, Ahmedabad, is the one to have superbly composed and sung my ghazal. 

 

This ghazal तेरे ख़याल आये और बेइजाज़त आये, जैसे मयख़ाने में बेसबब इबादत आये was written in five minutes or so like I do many of my ghazals. That was a couple of months ago.

Thank you very much, Shekhar.