Rukhsat means to leave, or to dismiss. Rukhsat karna means to bid farewell or goodbye.

nida fazliHere is a couplet by Nida Fazli with the Urdu lafz –

Us ko rukhsat kiya tha mujhe maloom na tha
Saara ghar le gaya ghar chod ke jaane wala

I bid goodbye to him, without knowing that
He took the entire home with him, the one who left the house

Rukhsat is also a 1988 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by Simi Garewal, starring Mithun Chakraborty, Anuradha Patel, Marc Zuber, Pradeep Kumar, Rohini Hattangadi and Amrish Puri. The plot of the movie is taken from Ken Follett’s novel The Man from St. Petersburg.