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Ghulam Farid Sabri

Ghulam Farid Sabri

Ghulam Farid Sabri (1930 - April 5, 1994) was a major Qawwali singer, and a leading member of the Sabri Brothers , a leading qawwali group. He was born in Kalyana, a village in the district of Rohtak in East Punjab, British India in 1930. His family's...

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Jamiluddin Aali

Jamiluddin Aali

Nawabzada Mirza Jamiluddin Ahmed Khan (Urdu: مرزا جمیل الدین احمد خان) better known as Jamiluddin Aali (Urdu: جمیل الدین عالی), PP, HI, (born 20 January 1926 in Delhi) is a noted Urdu poet, critic, playwright, essayist, columnist, and scholar of Pakistan....

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Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee

Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee

Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee (Urdu: شان الحق حقی ), Sitara-e-Imtiaz, Tamgha-e-Quaid-i-Azam, was a notable Urdu poet, writer, journalist, broadcaster, translator, critic, researcher, linguist and lexicographer of Pakistan. Born in Delhi, Haqqee acquired his BA from...

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Munir Hussain

Munir Hussain

Munir Hussain (November 29, 1929 – July 29, 2013) was an Pakistani cricketer who played for Kalat. He was born in Amritsar, British Raj, present day India. He was the founder of the first Urdu cricket magazine, Akhbar-e-Watan. [1] Hussain made a single...

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Moin Akhtar

Moin Akhtar

Moin Akhtar (Urdu: معین اختر , also spelled as, Moeen Akhtar; 24 December 1950 – 22 April 2011) [1] was a Pakistani television, film and stage actor, as well as a humorist, comedian, impersonator, and a host. He was also a play writer, singer, film director...

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Zaheer Abbas

Zaheer Abbas

Syed Zaheer Abbas Kirmani (Urdu: سید ظہیر عباس کرمانی) (born 24 July 1947, Sialkot), popularly known as Zaheer Abbas, is a former Pakistani cricketer, regarded as one of the finest batsman produced by that country. He is among few professional cricketers...

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Karachi City Railway Station

Karachi City Railway Station

Karachi City (Urdu: کراچی شہر ریلوے اسٹیشن ) (formerly McLeod station) is the first and the oldest railway station in Pakistan. It is commonly called "City station" or "City railway station" in Karachi. It is situated near Habib Bank Plaza on I. I. Chundrigar...

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Ibn-e-Insha

Ibn-e-Insha

Ibn-e-Insha (Punjabi, Urdu: ابن انشاء born Sher Muhammad Khan شیر محمد خان) on 15 June 1927 died 11 January 1978, [1] [2] [3] was a Pakistani Leftist Urdu poet, humorist, travelogue writer and columnist. Along with his poetry, he was regarded one of the...

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Qudrat Ullah Shahab

Qudrat Ullah Shahab

Qudrat Ullah Shahab (or Qudratullah Shahab; 26 February 1917 – 24 July 1986) (Urdu: قدرت الله شهاب) was an eminent Urdu writer and civil servant from Pakistan. He is best known for his autobiography, Shahab Nama. After coming to Pakistan he was first...

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Jaun Elia

Jaun Elia

Jaun Elia (Urdu: جون ایلیا , December 14, 1931 – November 8, 2002) was a notable Pakistani Urdu-language poet, philosopher, biographer, and scholar. He was the brother of journalist and psychoanalyst Rais Amrohvi and journalist and philosopher Syed Muhammad...

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