Savera

Zaheer Kashmiri, Ahmad Rahi

Naya Idara, Lahore
1951 | More Info
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    Shumara Number-009

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    Mazhar Imam

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Zaheer Kashmiri

Zaheer Kashmiri

Peer Dastgeer Zaheer was known as Zaheer Kashmiri in the literary world. He was born on 21 August 1919 in Amritsar, but he originally belonged to Kashmir. He did his Masters in English. He started poetry when he was eleven years old. He had reached Lahore before partition. In beginning, he worked for films. In 1959, he started writing a column in Ehsaan daily, under the pseudo name, Majnu. He had been the editor of Sawera. He wrote the story of Teen Phool, a movie that he directed himself. He remained associated with Masawat as well. Azmat-E-Aadam, Taghazzul, Chiragh-E-Aakhir-E-Shab, Raqse Junuun and Auraaq-E-Musawwir are collections of his poetry. He passed away on 12 December 1994 in Lahore.

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Ahmad Rahi

Ahmad Rahi

Ahmad Rahi was born in Amritsar, British India and migrated to Lahore in 1947. His collection of Punjabi poems and songs entitled "Tarinjan" was a bestselling title for decades. His first book, Trinjan, was published in 1952, which was a poetry collection having themes of Punjabi culture and partition. The folk characters like Heer, Sahiban, Sohni all are present in his works. It is said that he wrote over 1,900 songs for Urdu and Punjabi films. It was Ahmad Rahi's lament poems (included in the last section of Tarinjan) which he wrote to mourn the loss of life and barbaric cruelty displayed by Muslims, Hindus and Sikhs at the time of the partition of British India into the two independent nations of Pakistan and India in 1947. Apart from it he had also written a poetic collection titled 'Rag e Jaan'. The man who had received the Pride of Performance award,  died at the age of 79 on September 2, 2002.

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