Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi is an Urdu satirist and humorist who is a big name of Urdu literary humor. His satire writings can leave you completely awestruck and are perfect to regale you. If you are in a bad mood or in search of some classy satire humour, then you have came to the right place.
Here are some of Yusufi’s splendidly amazing Urdu writings and you will be in awe after reading them.
Relatives Cum Foes
“Dushmanon kay hasb-e-adawat teen darjay hain. Dushman, jani dushman aur rishtedaar.” – Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi
Celibate and male are two words that never go together
“Mard zaat kay baray mein kahawat hai kay jab tak loomer kay mou mein aik bhi daant hai, wo parsa nahi reh sakta.” – Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi
Some things can’t be eaten soberly
“Aam, spaghetti, shareefay aur khasta pattice khanay ka muhazib tareeqa abhi tak daryaft nahi hua.” – Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi
“Aaj tak siwaye insaan kay kisi zee-rooh ne apnay mustaqbil se mayoos hu ker khudkushi nahi ki.” – Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi
Man and ethics
“Jis nazer se wo parayi bahu betiyon ko dekhtay thay, us nazer kay liye unki apni bv aik umer se taras rahi thi.” – Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi
Women, always praisable
“Masayib tou mard bhi jesey tesey bardasht kar letay hain. Magar aurtein is lihaaz se qaabil-e-satayish hain kay unhein masayib kay elawa mardon ko bhi bardasht karna parta hai.” – Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi
Education and cooking, inversely related?
“Aam taur per samjha ye jata hai kay bd-zayiqa khana pakanay ka hunar sirf parhi likhi begmaat ko aata hai.” – Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi
Not to look down at anyone
“Hum ne kuch arsay se ye asool bana liya hai kay kisi insaan ko haqarat se nahi dekhna chaye. Is liye kay hum ne dekha kay jis kisi ko hum ne haqeer samjha, wo foran taraqee kar gaya.” – Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi
Women never tell their age
“Un khawateen ka classicy tarz-e-amal laiq-e-tehseen-o-taqleed hai, jo apni padayish ki tareeqh aur maheena hamesha yaad rakhti hain, liken sun bhool jati hain.” – Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi
What about love at first sight?
“Pehli nazer mein jo muhabat hujati hai, us mein amooman neeyat ka fitoor karfarma huta hai.” – Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi
Aab-e-Gum and Zarguzisht are Yusufi’s one of the famous Urdu books and his satire has charm of depicting every social evil in a way that leaves people open-mouthed and you can’t resist going like WOW!