Woh Paas Rahen Yaa Duur Rahen

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 pās rahēṁ  dūr rahēṁ
Whether He Stays Close or Keeps Away
00 :40
 pās rahēṁ  dūr rahēṁ
nazrōṁ mēṁ samāē rahtē haiṁ
itnā  batā  kōī hamēṁ
kyā pyār isī  kahtē haiṁ
[all stanza x2]
Whether he stays close or keeps away
he keeps permeating my sight
Tell me this much:
Is this the very thing they call love?
[all stanza x2]
01 :22
chōṭī  bāt mōhabbat  [x2]
aur vah bhī kahī nahīṁ jātī
kuch  śarmāē rahtē haiṁ
kuch ham śarmāē rahtē haiṁ
It's kind of a small word of affection [x2]
and not even that is said
He keeps hesitating a little
I keep hesitating a little
01 :46
 pās rahēṁ  dūr rahēṁ
nazrōṁ mēṁ samāē rahtē haiṁ
itnā  batā  kōī hamēṁ
kyā pyār isī  kahtē haiṁ
Whether he stays close or keeps Away
he keeps permeating my sight
Tell me this much:
Is this the very thing they call love?
02 :13
milnē  ghaṛiyām̐ chōṭī haiṁ [x2]
aur rāt judāī  laṁbī
jab sārī duniyā sōtī hai
ham tārē gintē rahtē haiṁ
The moments of encounter are short [x2]
and nights of separations are long
When all the world sleeps
I keep counting stars
02 :36
 pās rahēṁ  dūr rahēṁ
nazrōṁ mēṁ samāē rahtē haiṁ
itnā  batā  kōī hamēṁ
kyā pyār isī  kahtē haiṁ
Whether he stays close or keeps away
he keeps permeating my sight
Tell me this much:
Is this the very thing they call love?

Woh Paas Rahen Yaa Duur Rahen (Hindi: वो पास रहें या दूर रहें, Urdu: وہ پاس رہیں یا دُور رہیں) "Whether He iStays Close, or Keeps Away", is a song from the 1949 Bollywood movie 'Bari Behen".

In the movie, the song is played when the female protagonist, Shyama (played by Suraiya) declares is love for Shyam (played by Rehman).

The song is both sung and picturized by Suraiya.

The lyrics were written by Qamar Jalalabadi, and the music was composed by the duo of brothers Husnlal-Bhagatram.