WEB DESK: Renowned Urdu poet Ahmad Faraz was remembered on his 11th death anniversary today (Sunday).
Syed Ahmad Shah aka Ahmad Faraz was born in Kohat on January 12, 1931.
Ahmad Faraz did his Masters in Urdu, Persian, and English literature and began his practical life from Radio Pakistan. Later he joined Peshawar University as a lecturer.
His works include Tanha Tanha, Dard-e-Ashub, Nayaft, Shab Khoon, Meray Khwab Reza Reza, Janan Janan, Beawaz Gali Kochon Mein, Nabina Shehr, Sub Awazein Meri Hein, Pasandaz Mausam. Bodlik, Ghazal Bahana Karun, and Aye Ishq-e-Junoon.
He was awarded numerous awards, including Adam Jee Literary Award, Sitara-e-Imtiaz and Hilal-e-Imtiaz.
Ahmad Faraz died in Islamabad on August 25, 2008, and was laid to rest at the main graveyard of Islamabad.