Dear [Ahmed] Faraz,


Way back in 1964, we met in Peshawar in the office of Yousuf Lodhi (the great political cartoonist Vaiell). That night we talked about politics, literature and made small jokes about contemporary writers. That was the start of our friendship; you and my husband Yousuf Kamran became even more friendly as both of you were very glamorous. I know the way girls used to write letters, as the phone was not a common communicating system back then. Read More

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4 Responses to “Dear [Ahmed] Faraz,”
  1. Talha Masud says:

    very touching piece. Faraz is undoubtedly our legend and his poetry carries a magic for urdu lovers. I salute his contribution to the urdu literature.

    There have been contradicting news about his death. Is he really no more?

  2. PLEASE GOD KEEP HIM ALIVE, URDU NEED HIM. KHALID BUKHARI

  3. Talha Masud says:

    Yeah He is allright.

  4. Talha Masud says:

    Sadly, he passed away. (May his soul rest in peace)

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