Great Urdu Poet Ahmed Faraz is no more with us


ImageISLAMABAD, Aug 26, 2008: Renowned poet and literary figure Ahmed Faraz has passed away here on Monday.

He was under treatment at a local hospital in Islamabad, according to Geo News. His son Shibli Faraz has also confirmed the news that Faraz has passed away.

Syed Ahmad Shah or Ahmed Faraz (January 14, 1934 – August 25, 2008) is considered one of the greatest modern Urdu poets of the last century and greatest living Urdu poet of present times. Faraz is his pseudonym ‘takhallus’, whereas his real name is Syed Ahmed Shah. Ahmed Faraz died at Shifa International Hospital in Islamabad on August 25, 2008

Faraz, who has been compared with Mohammad Iqbal and Faiz Ahmed Faiz, holds a unique position as one of the best poets of current times, with a fine but simplistic style of writing, even common people can easily understand and identify with. Ethnically a pashto-speaking Pashtun, Ahmed Faraz learned and studied Persian and Urdu at the Peshawar University where he taught these subjects later.

His poems were so upsetting to the powerful, he was exiled during the regime of Gen. Zia al-Haq. The Dawn said the military dictator couldn’t tolerate Faraz’s association with the Peoples Party government after he became the head of the Pakistan Academy of Letters.

When democratic rule returned, he was named head of Pakistan’s National Book Foundation.

 Ahmed Faraz ki yaad mien! [احمد فراز کی یاد میں]

88 تبصرے

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  2. adsadasdsad said,

    جون 4, 2012 at 1:03 pm

    sadasdasdad

  3. Anjum sohail said,

    فروری 11, 2012 at 4:33 am

    Hy.

  4. Anjum sohail said,

    فروری 11, 2012 at 4:28 am

    Ahmad faraaz is great man.

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  6. نومبر 12, 2011 at 9:37 am

    Here is last poetry of Ahmad Faraz
    in
    My Voice

  7. ستمبر 28, 2011 at 8:24 pm

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  8. Arsalan Khan said,

    جون 27, 2011 at 11:40 am

    he is a great poet in the history of Pakistan

  9. Jai Kolhi said,

    جون 17, 2011 at 7:03 pm

    Faraz was great poet…….

  10. Zaid said,

    مئی 7, 2011 at 8:04 pm

    Great Faraz Ahmed Faraz

  11. israr baloch said,

    دسمبر 22, 2010 at 3:59 pm

    ham zindgi se kabi kuch udhar nahi lete faraz
    kafan bi letey hain to zindgi de kr

  12. israr baloch said,

    دسمبر 22, 2010 at 3:53 pm

    hum zingi se kabi udhar nahi lete faraz
    kafan bhi lete hai to zindgi de kr

  13. AfshinL said,

    اکتوبر 15, 2010 at 9:22 am

    مجھے غروب نہ جانو جو میں اُفق پہ نہیں
    بکھر گیا ہوں اندھیرے میں کہکشاں کی طرح

  14. Amir Rao said,

    ستمبر 2, 2010 at 5:36 am

    After die you people are really remeber you
    and love
    i miss you man!

  15. مئی 4, 2010 at 6:51 am

    May Allah send him to heaven Aamin

  16. Badar Muneer Khan Baigal said,

    اپریل 28, 2010 at 7:51 pm

    I just wana say one sentence how he come to know what i feel….

  17. QADEER KHAN 4RM D G KHAN said,

    اپریل 17, 2010 at 11:16 am

    K@DEER JARWAR TUM BIN 03428801499

  18. مارچ 10, 2010 at 7:15 pm

    Tumhari Duniya Men Ham Jaisey Hazaron Hen Fraaz…
    Ham Hi Pagal They Jo Tumhey Paa Ke Itrany Lagey

  19. Muskan Haider said,

    مارچ 10, 2010 at 6:59 pm

    Tumhari Duniya Men Ham Jaisey Hazaron Hen Fraaz…
    Ham Hi Pagal They Jo Tumhey Paa Ke Itrany Lagey

  20. Mustaqeem Khan said,

    مارچ 9, 2010 at 10:44 am

    sorry i mean i like it sorry for this mistake thamks

  21. Mustaqeem Khan said,

    مارچ 9, 2010 at 10:42 am

    he is a most papular person of the world i lkike it to musch

  22. batool said,

    مارچ 4, 2010 at 11:19 am

    plz jo b mera coment dekhy us se meri iltja hai plz ap mere liye dua mango k meri shadi ali se ho jaye plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

  23. naveed saeed said,

    دسمبر 25, 2009 at 1:57 pm

    ahmad faraz urdu shaery ka wo sooraj thay jo hamesha k liye bzahir ghroob to ho gaya magar in ki shaery ki kirnen shaery se muhabbat rakhne wale insaano k dilon mein hamesha jagmgaati rahen ggi .

  24. aiman said,

    نومبر 16, 2009 at 8:08 pm

    PYAAS KABHI BUJHTI NAHIN,IK BOOND BHI MILTI NAHIN,
    AUR KABHI RIMJHIM GHATAYEN PEECHA KARTI HAIN.

  25. aiman said,

    نومبر 16, 2009 at 8:06 pm

    he iz gr8 peot ,,,,fab

  26. Zaka Rehman said,

    اکتوبر 19, 2009 at 2:46 pm

    salaam to all
    can same one send me faraz poetry …please…….


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