Category: Lyricists

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Munir Niazi

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On January 5, 2010
Munir’s creative endeavors date back from early ‘50s, when his foray into films and his far and few between appearances on mushaira gahs earned him early recognition. His filmi fame received a huge boost in the ‘60s when Naseem Begum sang his famous ghazal, Us Bewafa Ka Shehr Hai Aur Hum Hain Doston, for the […]

Suroor Barabankvi

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On January 5, 2010

Who can forget those soft words, those pleasing and lilting tunes and those memorable numbers like Yeh saman, mauj ka karvan and Teri yaad as gaee, ghum khushee mein dhal gaey, ik chiragh kya jala, sa

Saifuddin Saif

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On January 5, 2010

Saifuddin Saif was born in Amritsar, in 1922, but most of his higher education was completed in Lahore, where he graduated from Government College. Punjab being the hub of cultural activities, influen

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Habib Jalib

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On January 5, 2010
Habib Jalib was one of the most, if not the most, committed Urdu poet. Someone who lived for the masses and died for the masses. He was not one of those pseudo intellectual, progressive verse wielders who lamented the fate of the proletariat and downtrodden class and gulped alcohol and roamed’ around the city in […]

Masroor Anwar

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On November 8, 2009

So sincere, you could swear by him! Chubby, and baby-faced, Masroor Anwar, the versatile lyricist of our film industry, felt eternally indebted to Pakistan. And his patriotic songs are a testimony to

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