Poet Ahmad Faraz remembered on his 14th death anniversary
KOHAT (92 News) – The 14th death anniversary of renowned revolutionary poet Ahmad Faraz was observed on Thursday.
He was born in Kohat in 1931. His real name was Syed Ahmed Shah. He got his Master degree in multiple languages, including Urdu, Persian and English Literature.
The famous works of the renowned poet include Tanha Tanha, Dard-e-Ashub, Nayaft, Shab Khoon, Meray Khwab Reza Reza and Janan Janan.
Ahmad Faraz was conferred with numerous awards, including the Adam Jee Literary Award, Sitara-e-Imtiaz and Hilal-e-Imtiaz by the government of Pakistan in recognition of his literary contributions to the Urdu language.
He died in Islamabad on August 25, 2008 due to kidney failure.