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Deewan By Nasir Kazmi

  • Author: Nasir Kazmi
  • ISBN: 9789696400691
  • Publisher: Ilqa Publications
  • Format: Paperback – 209 pages
  • Language: Urdu

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Author Description

Syed Nasir Raza Kazmi, (1925–1972) was a renowned Urdu poet of Pakistan. He was one of the greatest poets of this era, especially in the use of “ista’aaray” and “chhotee beher”.

Kazmi was born on December 8, 1925 at Ambala in British India. He was educated at Ambala, Simla and Lahore. He returned to Ambala in 1945 and started looking after his ancestral land. After the creation of Pakistan in 1947, he came to Lahore. He did some journalistic work with Auraq-e-Nau as an editor and became editor-in-chief of the magazine Humayun in 1952. Later he was associated with Radio Pakistan, Lahore and other literary publications and organizations.

Nasir Kazmi started his poetic life in 1940 by following the style of Akhtar Sherani and wrote romantic poems and sonnets. Later he began writing ghazals under the guidance of Hafeez Hoshyarpuri. He was a great admirer of Mir Taqi Mir and probably the melancholy and “Ehsaas-e-Mehroomi” in his poetry was a direct result of that. His tutor in poetry was Hafeez Hoshyarpuri, who himself used a lot of symbols from nature in his poems.


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