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Fahmida Riaz Shayari

Fahmida Riaz was a Urdu poetess and writer from Pakistan, known for her strong feminist and anti-establishment leanings. She was born on 28-07-1945 in the India before partition, a literary family of Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. Fahmida Riaz’s family settled in Hyderabad after her father’s transfer to Sindh. Fahmida Riaz’s father passed away when she was four and so she was brought up by her mother. After completing her education Fahmida Riaz began working as a newscaster for Radio Pakistan. She had started writing at a very young age, managed her own Urdu publication named Aawaz. Aawaz was later banned for its revolutionary vision and publishing articles containing a liberal view on the then ruling government. Consequently her family had to spend almost seven years in exile. She had also held the post of MD at the National Book Foundation and also the Urdu Dictionary Board. Fahmida authored of several books like Godaavari, Khatt-e Marmuz, Khana e Aab O Gil, Pathar ki Zaban, Dhoop, Badan Darida, Karachi, Adhoora Aadmi, Khule Dareeche Se, Qafle Parindon Ke, Gulabi Kabotar, etc. Apart from this she also translated the masnavi of Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi from Persian to Urdu, Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai and Shaikh Ayaz from Sindhi to Urdu and Rumi’s shayari into Urdu. Fahmida Riaz died in Lahore on 22-11-2018. Read here all her poetry collection on PoetryOne.com

Kabhi Dhanak Si Utarti Thi Un Nigahon Mein – Fahmida Riaz Ghazal
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Kabhi Dhanak Si Utarti Thi Un Nigahon Mein – Fahmida Riaz Ghazal

Kabhi Dhanak Si Utarti Thi Un Nigahon Mein – Ghazal by Fahmida Riaz Kabhi dhanak si utarti thi un nigahon mein woh shokh rang bhi dheeme pade hawaon mein. Main tez-gaam chali ja rahi thi us ki samt kashish ajeeb thi us dasht ki sadaon mein. Woh ek sada jo fareb-e-sada se bhi kam hai na doob jaaye kahin tund-rau …

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Chaar-su Hai Badi Wahshat Ka Saman – Fahmida Riaz Ghazal

Chaar-su Hai Badi Wahshat Ka Saman – Ghazal by Fahmida Riaz Chaar-su hai badi wahshat ka saman kisi aaseb ka saaya hai yahan. Koi aawaz si hai marsiyan-khwan shahr ka shahr bana goristan. Ek makhluq jo basti hai yahan jis pe insaan ka guzarta hai gumaan. Khud toh saakit hai misaal-e-tasweer jumbish-e-ghair se hai raqs-kunan. Koi chehra nahin juz zer-e-naqaab …

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Ye Kis Ke Aansuon Ne Us Naqsh Ko Mitaya – Fahida Riaz Ghazal

Ye Kis Ke Aansuon Ne Us Naqsh Ko Mitaya – Ghazal by Fahida Riaz Ye kis ke aansuon ne us naqsh ko mitaya jo mere lauh-e-dil par tune kabhi banaya. Tha dil jab us pe maail tha shauq sakht mushkil targhib ne usey bhi aasaan kar dikhaya. Ek gard-baad mein tu ojhal hua nazar se is dasht-e-besamar se juz khaak …

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