The 89th birth anniversary of renowned poet Ahmad Faraz observed on Sunday today (January 12).
Faraz actually named Syed Ahmad Shah born in Kohat on January 12, 1931.
He got Masters degree in multiple languages, including Urdu, Persian and English Literature.
Although The famous works of the renowned poet included Tanha Tanha, Dard-e-Ashub, Nayaft, Shab Khoon, Meray Khwab Reza Reza and Janan Janan.
Ahmed Faraz conferred on 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.
Moreover He opted “Faraz” as his pen named.
On August 25, 2008, he died in Islamabad due to kidney failure.