Tribute to Qateel Shifai, on his 15th death anniversary today.684 views
Tribute to Qateel Shifai, one of the most popular poets ever and film lyricist, on his 15th death anniversary today.
Qateel Shifai was a well known Urdu Poet from Pakistan who earned huge fame for his poetry. He was born on 24th December, 1919 in Haripur, Hazara Division, Pakistan and was originally named Aurangzeb Khan. In the sphere of poetry he is known by the name Qateel Shifai which was the pen-name embraced by him.
Many of his poem collections were published amongst them was ‘Mutriba’ which was given highest literature award in Pakistan.
Over 20 collections of verse and over 2500 songs for Pakistani and Indian films were published.
His poetry has been translated into numerous languages including Hindi Gujarati English Russian and Chinese.
Besides Ghazals and Geets Qateel Shifai had also written a large number of songs for Pakistani films.
The heart touching and evergreen tunes were composed on his poetic verses and the legendary singers of that era sung those in their melodious voices.
Qateel produced unmatchable work including ghazals and poems and gave life to the film industry through disseminating the message of love and deep philosophy of life.
Qateel died on 11 July 2001 but his works remain alive forever.