Allama Iqbal - Iqbal's Poetic Works
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On Iqbal's 53rd death anniversary, Sharifal Mujahid writes that everyone can gain something from reading Iqbal. Seldom do poets gain such tremendous recognition in two languages as Iqbal has.

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Faiz Ahmed Faiz: Life and poetry
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Faiz Ahmed Faiz was born in Sialkot a hundred years ago, with official records showing February 13, 1911 as the date of birth. He shared his hometown with Pakistan’s national poet, Allama Muhammad Iqbal.
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Hafeez Jalandhari - Composer of the National Anthem of Pakistan.
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Abu-Al-Asar Hafeez Jalandhari Pakistani writer, poet and, above all, composer of the National Anthem of Pakistan. He was born in Jalandhar, Punjab, British India on January 14, 1900.

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Nasir Kazmi : Spirit of the age
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It is difficult for a son to write on the life and works of the father for either the son is rebellious and sees the father as an authoritarian figure or is too discreetly obedient.

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Noon Meem Rashid - The Poet of poets
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THE passage of three decades since the death of Nazar Muhammad (Noon Meem) Rashid has dimmed the memory of a poet who, according to some people, was the greatest poet since Allama Iqbal.

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Habib Jalib - Poet of Masses
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Habib Jalib was one of the most, if not the most, committed Urdu poet. Someone who lived for the masses and died for the masses.

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Saifuddin Saif - Aaye Mausam Rangeele
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Saifuddin Saif was born in Amritsar, in 1922, but most of his higher education was completed in Lahore, where he graduated from Government College.
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Munir Niazi - New Orbits of Being
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THE floor of the room where he was sitting on a wooden chair was lower tlian the level of the lawn where I was standing.

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Ibne Insha - In search of El Dorado
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ANYONE who has gone through A. Hameed's book 'Ibn-i-Insha: Yaden, Baten, Bahar, Khizan knows what a romantic and idealist Ibn-i-Insha was.

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Masroor Anwar - Legend of his Time
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So sincere, you could swear by him! Chubby, and baby-faced, Masroor Anwar, the versatile lyricist of our film industry, felt eternally indebted to Pakistan and his patriotic songs are a testimony to that.
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Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi: A man for All
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DR. AFZAL MIRZA profiles Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi, the only writer in the tradition of the great European writers, who has written extensively in all genres of literature with equal facility.
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Faraz dies: Poetry loses a voice, People a friend
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Poet Ahmad Faraz passed away in Islamabad on Monday night. He was 78. His funeral prayer will be offered at the Islamabad Graveyard at 6pm on Tuesday, his son Shibli Faraz told a private TV channel.

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Jamiluddin Aali: A Testimonial
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THE living room of Dr Nawabzada Mirza Jamiluddin Khan Aali's 6th floor apartment is heavily decorated with pictures. Hanging on the walls and sitting on the bookshelves and other pieces of furniture.

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Jaun Elia: An innovative Master
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This is the poetry of a person who was always a failure," Jaun Elia who died on November 7, wrote in the foreword to his poetic collection "Why should I shy away from the fact that I wasted myself In fad, it was my destiny to waste myself.

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Amjad Islam Amjad - I detest sentences containing ifs and buts
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AMJAD Islam Amjad shot to fame with Waris,the play serial that kept its audience glued to the TV screen throughout its 71 or so episodes in the early '80s.
It was among the handful of PTV serials that famously caused the streets across the country, and up to Amritsar, to become deserted.

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Mohsin Naqvi - Mohsin Naqvi Remembered
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THERE is a group of booklovers in the city who occasionally get together and talk about the books they have been reading since they last met.

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Iftikhar Arif: Civilized but defiant
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Iftikhar Arif has sometimes been called a poet of civilized protest.An Urdu poet of significance of the post-Faiz generation, he draws his inspiration from Mir, Ghalib, Firaq and Rashid.

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Parveen Shakir - The poet bows out
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Perveen Shakir's death on December 27, 1994, in a car accident in Islamabad, is being mourned throughout the country, Very few road accidents have been taken so seri¬ously by the public as this one.

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Dilawar Figar - Poet Dilawar Figar passes away
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Noted Humorist and Satirist Dilawar Hussain Hameedi, known as Dilawar Figar died in Karachi on Wednesday. Survived by a wife and daughter, Dilawar Figar was a kidney patient and had renal failure which caused a fatal heart attack.

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