Muzaffar Warsi paid rich tributes on death anniversary
ISLAMABAD: (Suno News) Prominent Urdu poet, critic, essayist, lyricist, and scholar Muzaffar Warsi is being remembered today on his death anniversary.
Mohammad Muzaffaruddin Siddiqui, who was born on December 23, 1933 in Meerut, used the pen name ‘Warsi’. He started his poetry by writing lyrics for songs of Pakistani movies but gradually changed direction and his style of poetry became more oriented towards writing Hamd and Naats. He was one of the few distinguished voices and one of the most prominent poets of the country.
He experimented with every genre of poetry including ghazal, nazam, naat, and Hamd. He had unique style and diversity of themes which made him prominent among his contemporaries.
Warsi enlightened ‘Natia Poetry’ with a new style and Naats like “Ya Rahmatullah Al Alameen” would always be remembered among people having a literary taste.
Among his publications were collection of various poetry genres and autobiography entitled “Gaye Dinon Ka Suraagh” which was considered a classic book.
“Wohi Khuda Hai, Mera Pyambar Azeem Tar Hai and Ya Rehmatallil Aalameen are his famous Kalaam.
He received the pride of performance award from the government of Pakistan in 1988. He died on January 28, 2011 in Lahore.