Gulzar always says that if a lyricist is clever enough, he can push his own thoughts and intentions in the song even if he is adhering to the situation in the film. Good poets always have layers to their poems with deeper meanings. A good reader is the one who can scratch those upper layers and read between the lines. The good poem is the one which can broaden the horizons of the reader’s understandings. Mera yaar mila de from Saathiya especially is one song with all three facets intertwined beautifully together. Its Sufi. It has layers. On the surface, it’s a song of a lover who is frantically in search of his beloved. But once you dig inside, it is in fact a quest for God.