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Patras Bokhari

Patras Bokhari

Syed Ahmed Shah (commonly known as Patras Bokhari - پطرس بخاری) HI, (1 October 1898, Peshawar – 5 December 1958, New York) was an Urdu humourist, educator, essayist, broadcaster and diplomat from Pakistan. He is best known for his humorous writings in...

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Amjad Islam Amjad

Amjad Islam Amjad

Amjad Islam Amjad, (born 4 August 1944) is an Urdu poet, drama writer and lyricist from Pakistan. [1] [1] [2] [3] He has received many awards for his literary work and screenplay for TV, including Pride of Performance and Sitara-e-Imtiaz Biography Amjad...

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Jazib Qureshi

Jazib Qureshi

Jazib Qureshi (born August 3, 1940) is a prominent Urdu poet, writer and critic from Pakistan. [1] [2] [3] He has written many poetry books and works of criticism Back ground Qureshi was born on August 3, 1940 in Luchnow, India, where he spent his childhood....

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Anwar Masood

Anwar Masood

Anwar Masood (born November 8, 1935) is a Pakistani poet known for his comic poetry, however, his works include other genres as well. He writes in Punjabi, Urdu and Persian language Personal life Masood was born in Gujrat, but his family moved to Lahore...

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Wasif Ali Wasif

Wasif Ali Wasif

Wasif Ali Wasif (15 January 1929 – 18 January 1993) was a teacher, writer, poet and sufi intellectual from Pakistan. He is famous for his unique literary style. Many of his APHORISMS have become proverbs in recent years. His first book "Kiran Kiran Suraj"...

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Munir Niazi

Munir Niazi

Munir Ahmad, better known as Munir Niazi, SI (1928–2006) was an Urdu and Punjabi poet from Pakistan. Niazi was born in Khanpur on 19 April 1928, a village near Hoshiarpur, India. He was from the Niazi tribe. He was initially educated at Khanpur and after...

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Saghar Siddiqui

Saghar Siddiqui

Saghar Siddiqui (1928-1974) was an Urdu poet from Pakistan. In spite of his ruined and homeless alone life, he remained famous and successful till his death among the masses. Saghar is also known as a saint and when he died, he left nothing but a pet,...

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Nasir Kazmi

Nasir Kazmi

Syed Nasir Raza Kazmi, (1925–1972) was an Urdu poet from Pakistan and one of the greatest poets of this era[ citation needed ], especially in the use of "ista'aaray" and "chhotee beher." Kazmi was born on 8 December 1925 at Ambala, Haryana. Education...

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Qateel Shifai

Qateel Shifai

Aurangzeb Khan or Qateel Shifai (24 December 1919 - 11 July 2001) (Urdu: قتیل شفا ئی ) was a Pakistani Urdu poet Early life Qateel Shifai was born in Haripur, Hazara Division, British India (now Pakistan). Career He adopted Qateel Shifai as his pen name...

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Ehsan Danish

Ehsan Danish

Ehsan Danish was a prominent Urdu poet from the Indian subcontinent. [1] [2] At the beginning of his career his poetry was very romantic but later he wrote his poems more for the labourers and came to be called "Šāʿir-e Mazdūr" (Poet of the workmen) by...

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