Profile of Syed Zameer Jafri
Pen Name : 'Zameer'
Real Name : Syed Zameer Hussain Shah
ham ne kitne dhoke meñ sab jīvan kī barbādī kī
gaal pe ik til dekh ke un ke saare jism se shādī kī
hum ne kitne dhoke mein sab jiwan ki barbaadi ki
gal pe ek til dekh ke un ke sare jism se shadi ki
Syed Zamir Jafri was born on 1st January, 1914 in Chak Abdul Khaliq, a village near Dina, District Jhelum. He was a legend poet who with his unique poetic diction and ideas ruled urdu literature for over 60 years. He was a learned person and trend setter using all his abilities with firm commitment which paved the way for humorous poetry in tandem with serious poetry. A true patriot who very effectively made his pen a source of preaching message of peace and love for the man kind. His writings are a valuable asset of urdu literature. A poet of excellence who made his mark in the field of urdu literature with his wit and humour. He has about 78 published books of poetry and prose representing a varied range of creative works.