Indo Pak Shayar B.Nawaaz passes away

Q.  Name the notable Urdu poet also known as ‘Indo Pak Shayar’ who passed away on 9th July’15?
- Published on 25 Jul 15

a. Firaq Gorakhpuri
b. Bashar Nawaaz
c. Faiz Ahmad Faiz
d. Habib Tanvir

ANSWER: Bashar Nawaaz
He took his last breath at his native place Aurangabad (Maharashtra). His gazals are popular in India as well as Pakistan. His books ‘Rayagan’, ‘Ajanabee samandar’ was very appreciated by gazal lovers. As lyricist he wrote number of gazals for hindi movies like ‘Bazaar’, ‘Loree’, ‘Jaane vafaa’, ‘Tere Shahar me’, etc. The Gazal “Karoge yaad to har baat yaad aayegee” from film Bazaar is all time hit song. Bashar Navaaz was honored with ‘Galib award’ of Galib Academy New Delhi, Maharashtra State Urdu Academy award, Maharashtra State Iftekhaar E Adab award.

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