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Qateel Shifai

Qateel Shifai’s birth anniversary observed today

Birth anniversary of Urdu poet Qateel Shifai was observed on Sunday. Aurangzeb Khan was born on 24th December 1919 in Mansehra. He adopted Qateel Shifai as his pen name in 1938 under which he was known in the world of Urdu poetry. Qateel was his ‘takhallus’ and Shifai was in honour of his Ustaad Hakim Mohammed ‘Shifa’ whom he considered his mentor. Read More: Rumi wasn’t yours: Afghan fury as Iran, Turkey claim Sufi poet Due to his father’s early death, Qateel was forced to quit his education. He started his own…