Urdu, the national language of Pakistan and an official language of six states of India. The language which has left its deep effect on both Urdu and Non-Urdu speakers. Have heard that song ‘Chaiyya Chaiyya’ from the Mani Ratnam film ‘Dil Se’? Remember the lines – “Yaar mera khusboo ki tarah, jiski zuban Urdu ki Tarah”. Roughly translated, the words mean – “My beloved is like a fragrance, a person whose language is like Urdu”. These lines itself depicts the sweetness, beauty and romance associated with the language. Let’s have a look at 5 reasons why Urdu is the most beautiful language ever:
Reasons why Urdu is the most beautiful language #1 The decency, the grace of the language
If you have ever spoke to a typical Urdu speaker you must have noticed there is a different kind of decency and grace in their accent. The charm of the Urdu language can never be denied. We may not always understand it, but the sheer beauty of the Urdu language has the power to captivate and mesmerize us.
Reasons why Urdu is the most beautiful language #2 Tailor-made for the literature
One cannot simply deny the fact that Urdu has dominated Indian literature and literature of several other parts of the World for a long time. The language is lyrical and tailor-made for poets and literature; even the blandest statement sounds rich.
Reasons why Urdu is the most beautiful language #3 You just can’t abuse in Urdu
Urdu is perhaps the only language in the world in which it is just not possible to abuse someone. A Mumbaikar may say “teri vaat laga dunga“, a Delhite may say “tu jaanta nahi mera baap kaun hai“, but an Aligarh boy would say “Hum aapki shaan mein gustakhi kar denge“. And even that would look so sweet coming out of his mouth.
Reasons why Urdu is the most beautiful language #4 Best language to confess or convey your love
Looking for a way to confess your love to your crush? Then Urdu is the language for you my dear! It takes emotions and feelings of a person to some other level. Urdu boasts of some of the most soulful words that you will ever hear. And one can’t help but be dazzled by the language.
Reasons why Urdu is the most beautiful language #5 The beauty, heaviness, and charisma of some Urdu words
Have you heard the words like ‘Maarasim’, ‘Khaana-ba-dosh’, ‘Ikhtiyaar’, ‘Ranjish’? Ever contacted your Muslim friend to know the meaning of such Urdu words? Because you just got mesmerized by the word and are dying to know its meaning. I am sure we all have experienced this at least once in our life. Urdu brings out the hidden shaayar in most of us. There is magic in this language.
Although sometimes it may feel like Urdu has passed the zenith of its splendor, but still we all will agree to the point that Urdu is the most beautiful language the World has ever seen.
Here are some personal favourites of beautiful Urdu books that we recommend for you:
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