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Remembering Ahmed Faraz on his 9th death anniversary

KARACHI: Ahmed Faraz was among those distinguished poets whose literal sense and multifaceted poetry became widely popular sometimes for romantic adolescent and other times for hailing revolution. He left the world nine years ago yet remained alive through his poetry in the Urdu literary work.     Born as Syed Ahmed Shah on  14 January, 1931 in Kohat city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, he rose to fame as Ahmed Faraz (pen name). He belong to the Sufi family of Haji Bahadur. Despite wrapped in nostalgia and talking about the…

Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s 106th birth anniversary today

The pioneer of progressive writings and an inspiring poet Fiaz Ahmed Faiz contributed in the Urdu literary world, one of the eminent writer of Pakistan was gifted with such an inspirational thoughts  that has pierced our hearts  with his wonderful masterpieces. Faiz was an affirmed Marxist and received the "Lenin Peace Prize" by Soviet Union in 1962. Faiz Ahmed Faiz born on February 13, 1911 in Kala Qader (Faiz Nagar) District, Sialkot. Faiz belonged to a literary family. Faiz Ahmed Faiz learnt languages such as…

Faiz Ahmad Faiz’s 31st death anniversary being marked today

Urdu language's famous poet, author and journalist Faiz Ahmad Faiz was an inspirational human being. Blending his words with pearls of eloquence, Faiz Ahmad Faiz was born on 13th February, 1911 in Sialkot. After Allama Iqbal and Mirza Ghalib, Faiz is ranked by many as Urdu's leading poet.