KARACHI – Famend poet, author and mental Naseer Turabi breathed his final on the age of 75 in Karachi on Sunday after succumbing to sick well being.
His funeral prayers have been held after Zuhr prayers at Imambargah Shuhada-e-Karbala in Karachi’s Ancholi neighbourhood and his final rites have been carried out on the Wadi-e-Hussain graveyard.
Born on January 15, 1945, in Hyderabad Deccan, Naseer was the son of famed Urdu poet, linguist, non secular scholar Allama Rasheed Turabi. He had obtained a MA in Mass Communication from Karachi College in 1968. The poet had written 4 books, together with Aks-e-Faryadi (Ghazliyat), Shairyaat, Laraib and Lughatul Awam.
Turabi is legendary for penning lovely phrases of “Woh Humsafar Tha“, which he wrote after the separation of East Pakistan in 1971. The identical ghazal was later used because the theme music of the Humsafar drama collection. The identical ghazal was later used because the theme music of the Humsafar drama collection. He additionally wrote lyrics for the theme music of Zindagi Gulzar Hai.
He was an govt member of Pakistan Author’s Guild. He was additionally a member of KU syndicate and Space Research Centre for Europe and a recipient of the Allama Iqbal Award.
Majlis Wahdat-e-Muslimeen leaders and poets Dr Shadab Ahsani, Zaib Azkar, Rehana Roohi, Khalid Moin, Fatima Zehra Jabeen, Dr Hina Ambreen alongside others have expressed their condolences on Turabi’s demise.
Naseer Turabi is claimed to be one of many best Urdu poets and linguists.