Amjad Islam Amjad (Artist)

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Urdu poet, drama writer Amjad Islam Amjad was born on 4 August 1944 in ( Pakistan). He received his earlier education in Lahore, graduation from Islamia College Lahore and masters in Urdu literature from Punjab University. Started his career as a lecturer in M.A.O College Lahore. He worked as a director at Pakistan Television Corporation from 1975 to 1979, before returning to teaching. Amjad Islam has written many columns, translation, criticism, essays and playwright for Pakistan Television, however his priority remained Nazms. Some of his well-known dramas are Waris, Dehleez, Samandar, Raat, Waqt and Apnay Log. His first book was published in 1974 since then he has published more than ten collections including Satvan Dar (1978), Fishar (1982), Baarish ki Aawaz (1997), and Yahiin Kahiin (2006), Nae Purane etc. He has received many awards for his contribution to literature including Allama Muhammad Iqbal Award, The Pride of Performance and the Sitara-e-Imtiaz. [1] He is director at - Pakistan Television Corporation
  • Personal
  • Name:

    Amjad Islam Amjad

  • Famous As:

    Urdu poet, drama writer and lyricist

  • Nationality:

    Pakistan

  • Residence:

    Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

  • Education:

    Government Islamia College Civil Lines, Lahore

  • Religion:

    Islam

  • Profession:

    Urdu poet, drama writer and lyricist

  • Website:

    www.amjadislamamjad.net

  • Awards :

    Pride of Performance & Sitara-e-Imtiaz & 16 Graduate Awards & 12 PTV Awards for the best writer

  • Born
  • Place:

    Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

  • Family
  • Ethnicity:

    Punjabi

  • Spouse:

    Firdous Amjad

  • Children:

    Ali Zeeshan Amjad

  • Career
  • Occupation(s):

    Poet, lyricist

  • Hit Poetry:

    Fishar & Barzakh & Us par & Satwan dar & Zara phir say kehna & Seher aasar & Barish ke aawaz & Itnay khwab kahan rakhoon & Mairay bhe hain kuch khwab & Hum us kay hain

  • In 1989:

    Appointed as Director General of Urdu Science Board

  • Author:

    Over 40 Books

  • Famous Dramas:

    Waris & Dehleez & Samandar & Raat & Waqt and Apnay Loug

  • Pakistan Television Corporation:

    Worked as a Director ( 1975 to 1979 )

About

Amjad Islam Amjad a Legend
Amjad Islam Amjad a Legend

Early Life

Amjad Islam Amjad
Amjad Islam Amjad
He received his education in Lahore. He graduated from Islamia College Civil Lines, Lahore. His career started as a lecturer in M.A.O College Lahore. From 1975 to 1979 he worked as a director at Pakistan Television Corporation before returning to the College. In 1989 he was appointed as Director General of Urdu Science Board. Currently he is the project director of the Children Library Complex. He is the author of over 40 books and received several national and PTV awards. [2] He graduated from - Islamia College Civil Lines

As A Writer

Amjad Islam Amjad on Speech
Amjad Islam Amjad on Speech
Amjad is specially known for his drama writing - but equally captivating are his countless poems that reflect his thoughts about the beautifulness of life and its true face. He is author of more than 40 books, beside many critical works, columns and literary analyses. Amjad Islam Amjad is basically a sensitive poet who through the careful use of similes, metaphors and symbols has become one of the representative voices of his age. He is amongst the most popular poets of today and is known as the house-hold poet of Pakistan, since he is known and recognized everywhere one goes. This is mainly because of his captivating poetry and God-gifted qualities that a personality should possess.[3] Amjad Islam Amjad is basically - a sensitive poet

PTV

Amjad Islam Amjad in College
Amjad Islam Amjad in College
Amjad Islam Amjad has written many a drama series for PTV with "Waaris" being the jewel in the crown. He may or may not write another serial so popular but his poetic talents have been abounding by day and night. His other famous TV dramas include Dehleez, Smandar, Raat, Waqt and Apnay Loug. The collection of his poetry includes: Fishar, Barzakh, Us par, Satwan dar, Zara phir say kehna, Seher aasar, Barish ke aawaz, Itnay khwab kahan rakhoon, Mairay bhe hain kuch khwab and Hum us kay hain. [4] Has written many a ---------   drama series for PTV

Bibliography

Amjad Islam Amjad Looking Nice
Amjad Islam Amjad Looking Nice
  • Fishar Drama
  • Barzakh
  • Us par
  • Satwan dar
  • Zara phir say kehna
  • Seher aasar
  • Barish ke aawaz
  • Itnay khwab kahan rakhoon
  • Mairay bhe hain kuch khwab
  • Hum us kay hain

Awards

Amjad Islam Amjad in London
Amjad Islam Amjad in London
  • Pride of Performance
  • Sitara-e-Imtiaz
  • 16 Graduate Awards
  • 12 PTV Awards for the best writer


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