Thursday, July 17, 2008

Ahmad Faraz, RIP; حق مغفِرت کرے، اجب ازاد مرد تہا

If there was every a time to to invoke the old line "Haq maghfirath karay, ajab azaad mard th-haa", it is today, as we mourn the passing of a titan.

From The News:
Legendary poet Ahmed Faraz passes away
Updated at: 1720 PST, Thursday, July 17, 2008

CHICAGO: Renowned poet and literary figure of Pakistan Ahmed Faraz died of kidneys failure here at a local hospital on Thursday.

He was under treatment at a hospital in Chicago.
Update: The news report was inaccurate. The rumours of his death, to quote another great writer, were greatly exaggerated. Please see here.


Manzoor Khan said...


Anonymous said...

What happend to all people? Ahmad Faraz is alive & doing well since yesterday. Cant you delay these noohay for right time?

Anonymous said...

یدنہک ماج اد پا پاپ

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Anonymous said...

May God bless his soul - great poet.


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Shahid said...

I like most Ahmed Faraz Sahib. He was great poetest. May God bless his soul

Thinking said...

hmm...he was a great poet of his time.

May Allah give his soul peace and blessed him with havean. Ameen.

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may aap k jawab k intezar karoga.

Qadeer Ahmad Janjua said...

عجب آزاد مرد تھا

urdu said...

Ahmed faraz is a great urdu poet.he played a remarable roll in the development of urdu language. there should be lots of forums and some communities to improve the Urdu.