Woman poet from Pakistan, known for strong feminist and anti-establishment leanings.
1998Farogh Farukh Zaad
One of the most celebrated and popular poets. Faced political repression for his revolutionary views.
One of the pillars of modern Urdu Nazms & Dialogue writer. Wrote dialogues for more than hundred films including "Waqt" & "Qanoon". (Jin ke ghar sheeshe ke hote hain wo doosron par pather nahin phenkte-One of his dialogues made famous by Rajkumar in Film Waqt).
Most outstanding Pakistani, Progressive poet. Also counted among leading fiction-writers. Edited an important literary magazine Funoon.