Famend poet, creator and mental, Naseer Turabi, handed away in Karachi on Sunday after succumbing to in poor health well being.
Turabi was 75-years-old and laid to relaxation at Wadi-a-Hussain graveyard on Monday after funeral prayers at Zuhr at Imambargah Shuhada-e-Karbala in Federal B Space Ancholi.
His widespread ghazal, Wo Humsafar Tha, which he wrote after the break up of East and West Pakistan in 1971, was later used because the soundtrack for Pakistani tv serial, Humsafar. It was crooned by famend singer Quratulain Balouch, popularly often called QB, for a similar. Turabi thought of the Dhaka Fall an awesome historic tragedy and that was expressed on this widespread ghazal of his.
To honour his legacy on account of his demise, QB tweeted saying, “Naseer Turabi’s passing is a loss however he’ll reside in our hearts eternally.”
Naseer Turabi’s passing is a loss however he’ll reside in our hearts eternally.
— Quratulain Balouch (@Quratulainb) January 11, 2021
Born on June 15, 1945, in Hyderabad Deccan, pre-partition India, Turabi and his household migrated to Pakistan after independence. He began his journey as a poet in 1962 and did his Masters in Public Relations from the College of Karachi in 1968.
The late poet was the son of famed Urdu poet, linguist, lexicographer and well-known spiritual speaker Allama Rashid Turabi.
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