Ahmad Faraz was born in Kohat, (then British India). He became a famous urdu poet of Pakistan. For his Poetry he mainly focused on the topic of Romance. Political resistance can also be find in his poetry. He was arrested for writing poems that criticized military rulers in Pakistan during the reign of General Zia-ul-Haq.
Faraz was awarded with the Sitara-i-Imtiaz, Hilal-e-Imtiaz, Hilal-e-Pakistan, and Nigar Awards.
Full Name : Syed Ahmad Shah Ali
Pen Name : Faraz
Born : 12 January 1931
Place of Birth : Kohat, NWFP, British India
Died : 25 August 2008
Aged : 77
Occupation : Urdu poet / Lecturer
Nationality : Pakistani
Education : MA in Urdu and Persian Languages
Subject : Romance, Political Resistance
Wiki Page : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahmad_Faraz
Poetry of Ahmad Faraz