Old 03-18-2012, 05:01 PM   #1
Rania
 
Rania's Avatar

Users Flag!
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 12,656
Points: 199,667, Level: 63
Points: 199,667, Level: 63 Points: 199,667, Level: 63 Points: 199,667, Level: 63
Activity: 26%
Activity: 26% Activity: 26% Activity: 26%
Thanks: 16,412
Thanked 10,249 Times in 6,205 Posts
Rania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond repute

Awards Showcase

Rose @}@} Ahmed Faraz {@{@




Ahmed Faraz (Urdu: احمد فراز) was considered one of the greatest modern Urdu poets of the last century. Faraz is his pseudonym 'takhallus', whereas his real name is Syed Ahmad Shah (سید احمد شاہ). Ahmed Faraz died in Islamabad on August 25, 2008.[2]

Ahmed Faraz, who has been compared with Faiz Ahmed Faiz, holds a unique position as one of the best poets of current times, with a fine but simple style of writing. [3] Even common people can easily understand. Ethnically a Hindko speaking Pashtoon, Ahmed Faraz studied Persian and Urdu at the Peshawar University. He later became lecturer at the Peshawar University.
Early life

In interview to the Daily Jang, Ahmad Faraz says that he was born in Kohat. He was the son of Syed Muhammad Shah Barq and the brother of Syed Masood Kausar. [3] In an interview with Rediff he recalls how his father, once bought clothes for him on Eid. He didn't like the clothes meant for him, but preferred the ones meant for his elder brother. This lead him to write his first couplet:

Layen hain sab ke liye kapre sale se (He brought clothes for everybody from the sale)
Layen hain hamare liye kambal jail se (For me he brought a blanket from jail)
He was told by his parents once to learn mathematics from a class fellow during the summer vacation. "I was weak in mathematics and geography. I still don't remember maps and roads".

Coming from a respectable family of Syeds, descendents of ''Haji Bahadar" a famous saint of Kohat, he moved to Peshawar with entire family. Studied in famous Edwards College, Peshawar and then did his Masters in Urdu and Persian from Peshawar University.

During his time in college, Faiz Ahmed Faiz and Ali Sardar Jafri were the best progressive poets, who impressed him and became his role models. Ahmed Faraz

Political life
Outspoken about politics, he went into self-imposed exile during the Zia-ul-Haq era after he was arrested for reciting certain poems at a mushaira criticizing the military rule. He stayed for 6 years in Britain, Canada and Europe before returning to Pakistan, where he was initially appointed Chairman Academy of Letters and later chairperson of the Islamabad-based National Book Foundation for several years. He has been awarded with numerous national and international awards.


He was awarded the Hilal-e-Imtiaz in 2004, in recognition of his literary achievements. He returned the award in 2006 after becoming disenchanted with the government and its policies.

"My conscious will not forgive me if I remained a silent spectator of the sad happenings around us. The least I can do is to let the dictatorship know where it stands in the eyes of the concerned citizens whose fundamental rights have been usurped. I am doing this by returning the Hilal-e-Imtiaz (civil) forthwith and refuse to associate myself in any way with the regime..." a statement issued by the poet.

About his current writings he says: "I now only write when I am forced to from the inside."[citation needed]

Maintaining a tradition established by his mentor, the revolutionary Faiz Ahmed Faiz, he wrote some of his best poetry during those days in exile. Famous amongst poetry of resistance has been "Mahasara"

Despite his deteriorating health, he was quite active in the Judicial Crisis, in 2007. He himself joined the lawyers to protest against the government, and also encouraged his colleagues to do the same.

He once came to glasgow at the invitation of Zia ul haq Qureshi, a Pakistani businessman and father of human rights campaigner, Robina Qureshi. Mr Qureshi loved poetry, philosophy and was instrumental in raising the funds to build Glasgow Central Mosque.
Death
In July 2008, a rumour was spread that Ahmed Faraz had died in a hospital in Chicago. Faraz's physician, Tahir Rohail MD who was a childhood friend of Faraz's son Shibli Faraz, was quick to deny this erroneous report, but it was confirmed that Faraz was exceedingly ill.

Faraz's health continued to deteriorate and he died from kidney failure in a local Islamabad hospital on 25 August 2008. His funeral was carried out on the evening of the 26th, by many admirers and government officials on at H-8 Graveyard, Islamabad, Pakistan.



Awards

National Awards

  • Adamji Award (Pakistan's highest literary award), 1966
  • Abaseen Award, 1970
  • Dhanak Award, 1971
  • Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Award, 1991
  • Naqoosh-e-Adab Award, 1992-93
  • Sitara-i-Imtiaz, 1993
  • Kamal-e-Fan Award, 1994
  • Pakistan Academy of Letters Award, 2000
  • Hilal-e-Imtiaz, 2004 (returned in 2006)
International Awards

  • Firaq International Award (India), 1982
  • Academy of Urdu Literature Award (Canada), 1991
  • JN Tata Award (India), 1992
  • 2000 Millennium Medal of Honors (USA), 1999
  • First Kafi Azmi Award (UAE), 2002
  • ETV Kamal-e-Fan Award (India), 2004
Rania is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Rania For This Useful Post:
Black Pearl (07-24-2013), LaZy PrInCeSs (03-20-2012), Saqib (12-24-2012)
Old 03-20-2012, 05:18 PM   #2
LaZy PrInCeSs
~*~AnJaNi~*~
 
LaZy PrInCeSs's Avatar

Users Flag!
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: UrduPlanet
Posts: 8,906
Points: 112,180, Level: 47
Points: 112,180, Level: 47 Points: 112,180, Level: 47 Points: 112,180, Level: 47
Activity: 64%
Activity: 64% Activity: 64% Activity: 64%
Thanks: 6,324
Thanked 10,780 Times in 5,655 Posts
LaZy PrInCeSs has a reputation beyond reputeLaZy PrInCeSs has a reputation beyond reputeLaZy PrInCeSs has a reputation beyond reputeLaZy PrInCeSs has a reputation beyond reputeLaZy PrInCeSs has a reputation beyond reputeLaZy PrInCeSs has a reputation beyond reputeLaZy PrInCeSs has a reputation beyond reputeLaZy PrInCeSs has a reputation beyond reputeLaZy PrInCeSs has a reputation beyond reputeLaZy PrInCeSs has a reputation beyond reputeLaZy PrInCeSs has a reputation beyond repute

Awards Showcase

Default Re: @}@} Ahmed Faraz {@{@

gr8 sharing dearo
thanks
__________________


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
LaZy PrInCeSs is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to LaZy PrInCeSs For This Useful Post:
Black Pearl (07-24-2013), Rania (03-31-2012)
Old 03-31-2012, 12:48 PM   #3
Rania
 
Rania's Avatar

Users Flag!
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 12,656
Points: 199,667, Level: 63
Points: 199,667, Level: 63 Points: 199,667, Level: 63 Points: 199,667, Level: 63
Activity: 26%
Activity: 26% Activity: 26% Activity: 26%
Thanks: 16,412
Thanked 10,249 Times in 6,205 Posts
Rania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond repute

Awards Showcase

Default Re: @}@} Ahmed Faraz {@{@

Thanko
Rania is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Rania For This Useful Post:
Black Pearl (07-24-2013)
Old 09-02-2012, 11:08 PM   #4
Rania
 
Rania's Avatar

Users Flag!
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 12,656
Points: 199,667, Level: 63
Points: 199,667, Level: 63 Points: 199,667, Level: 63 Points: 199,667, Level: 63
Activity: 26%
Activity: 26% Activity: 26% Activity: 26%
Thanks: 16,412
Thanked 10,249 Times in 6,205 Posts
Rania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond repute

Awards Showcase

Default Re: @}@} Ahmed Faraz {@{@

Tumhari dunia me hm jese hazaaron hen faraz
Hum hi pagal the jo tumhay paa k itraanay lagay
Rania is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Rania For This Useful Post:
Black Pearl (07-24-2013)
Old 09-03-2012, 09:21 AM   #5
tahirahussain8
Fishing the Sea Champion Trampoline Tricks 2 Champion Candy Tetris Champion Mumu Champion
 
tahirahussain8's Avatar

Users Flag!
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: iran
Posts: 819
Points: 9,887, Level: 14
Points: 9,887, Level: 14 Points: 9,887, Level: 14 Points: 9,887, Level: 14
Activity: 1%
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
Thanks: 319
Thanked 567 Times in 370 Posts
tahirahussain8 is a name known to alltahirahussain8 is a name known to alltahirahussain8 is a name known to alltahirahussain8 is a name known to alltahirahussain8 is a name known to alltahirahussain8 is a name known to all

Awards Showcase

Rose Re: @}@} Ahmed Faraz {@{@

GOOD
tahirahussain8 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to tahirahussain8 For This Useful Post:
Black Pearl (07-24-2013), Rania (01-14-2013)
Old 09-08-2012, 05:17 AM   #6
Rania
 
Rania's Avatar

Users Flag!
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 12,656
Points: 199,667, Level: 63
Points: 199,667, Level: 63 Points: 199,667, Level: 63 Points: 199,667, Level: 63
Activity: 26%
Activity: 26% Activity: 26% Activity: 26%
Thanks: 16,412
Thanked 10,249 Times in 6,205 Posts
Rania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond repute

Awards Showcase

Default Re: @}@} Ahmed Faraz {@{@

Thank you
Rania is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Rania For This Useful Post:
Black Pearl (07-24-2013)
Old 12-24-2012, 03:23 PM   #7
Saqib
BECOOL

Users Flag!
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 30,426
Points: 253,258, Level: 71
Points: 253,258, Level: 71 Points: 253,258, Level: 71 Points: 253,258, Level: 71
Activity: 3%
Activity: 3% Activity: 3% Activity: 3%
Thanks: 16,729
Thanked 16,927 Times in 10,919 Posts
Saqib has a reputation beyond reputeSaqib has a reputation beyond reputeSaqib has a reputation beyond reputeSaqib has a reputation beyond reputeSaqib has a reputation beyond reputeSaqib has a reputation beyond reputeSaqib has a reputation beyond reputeSaqib has a reputation beyond reputeSaqib has a reputation beyond reputeSaqib has a reputation beyond reputeSaqib has a reputation beyond repute

Awards Showcase

Default Re: @}@} Ahmed Faraz {@{@

thanks for nice sharing
__________________
To keep Alive the Threads Please do the Post
Saqib is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Saqib For This Useful Post:
Black Pearl (07-24-2013), Rania (01-14-2013)
Old 01-14-2013, 04:07 AM   #8
Rania
 
Rania's Avatar

Users Flag!
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 12,656
Points: 199,667, Level: 63
Points: 199,667, Level: 63 Points: 199,667, Level: 63 Points: 199,667, Level: 63
Activity: 26%
Activity: 26% Activity: 26% Activity: 26%
Thanks: 16,412
Thanked 10,249 Times in 6,205 Posts
Rania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond reputeRania has a reputation beyond repute

Awards Showcase

Default Re: @}@} Ahmed Faraz {@{@

Shukria
Rania is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Rania For This Useful Post:
Black Pearl (07-24-2013)
Old 07-24-2013, 11:32 PM   #9
Black Pearl
Ŧђз ₤σяđ Ŏf άяк σμℓş
 
Black Pearl's Avatar

Users Flag!
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: *~ άяк σμℓş ~*
Posts: 35,045
Points: 567,071, Level: 100
Points: 567,071, Level: 100 Points: 567,071, Level: 100 Points: 567,071, Level: 100
Activity: 1%
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
Thanks: 62,381
Thanked 19,657 Times in 13,178 Posts
Black Pearl has a reputation beyond reputeBlack Pearl has a reputation beyond reputeBlack Pearl has a reputation beyond reputeBlack Pearl has a reputation beyond reputeBlack Pearl has a reputation beyond reputeBlack Pearl has a reputation beyond reputeBlack Pearl has a reputation beyond reputeBlack Pearl has a reputation beyond reputeBlack Pearl has a reputation beyond reputeBlack Pearl has a reputation beyond reputeBlack Pearl has a reputation beyond repute

Awards Showcase

Default Re: @}@} Ahmed Faraz {@{@

Thanks

Nice sharing
__________________




To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Black Pearl is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
ahmed, faraz


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 

(View-All Members who have read this thread : 12
Asim hussain, asima, duniya, habeeb ur rahman, hajikhan21, LaZy PrInCeSs, mubkar, muhabat, Rania, Saqib, tahirahussain8
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Musahaf novel by Nimra Ahmed Night Jasmine Nimra Ahmed 7 03-08-2014 06:09 PM
Sans sakin thi novel by Nimra Ahmed Night Jasmine Nimra Ahmed 7 06-19-2013 01:00 PM
Baat umar bhar ki hai by Umera Ahmed Night Jasmine Umaira Ahmed 6 05-16-2013 01:55 PM
Aao hum pehla Qadam Dharte hain by Umera Ahmed Night Jasmine Umaira Ahmed 3 05-16-2013 01:54 PM
Mere Khawab Mere Jugnu Novel By Nimra Ahmed Night Jasmine Nimra Ahmed 5 01-06-2013 06:38 PM


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203