Anwar Masood Pakistani Poet

Anwar Masood Pakistani Poet

Anwar Masood (born November 8th, 1935) is a Pakistani poet known for his comic poetry. Be that as it may, his works incorporate different classes as well. He writes in Punjabi, Urdu and Persian languages. His poetry is known for the exceptional utilization of everyday, commonplace phrases and wording that is instantly relatable for masses in the district. Various of his Punjabi lines and phrases have actually turned into an interesting expression in everyday conversations. The most noticeable feature of his demeanor is the poignancy covered profound under the silliness making his poetry one of its sort. The nuance of tragedy in his sonnets is an impression of social foul play, discriminations and personal misfortunes of his characters. This is the reason he, himself remarked: "Real laughter is one that sheds tears when crushed". 

Anwar Masood got his elementary education in Gujrat and Lahore. His father Muhammad Azeem Moved to Lahore a couple of years before partition in 1947. After his elementary education in Gujrat and Lahore, he attended Watan High School on Brandreth Road, Lahore. Just before partition, the family moved back to Gujrat. It was here in Public High School Gujrat that Masood took his matriculation exam and passed his Secondary School Examination without a hitch in 1952. Yielding to the parents' will to wind up a specialist, he took admission in FSc. Pre Medical in Zamindaar College, Gujrat. In any case, science was not his area of premium, so 2 years later, he again started his FA and earned a scholarship. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1958, with distinction, besting the school and earning scholarship and Roll of Honor. His subjects in BA were History, Urdu Literature, Persian and English. Because of local issues, he couldn't start his Masters immediately and started teaching at Government Islamia High School in Kunjah, Punjab. In 1962, he became Gold Medalist in MA Persian and bested in the entire territory. He was also an individual from the visiting faculty of Government College University, Lahore in the Department of Humanities. He resigned from the teaching profession in 1996. 

Anwar Masood married his former classmate Qudrat Ilahi Siddiqa in 1965. His significant other also taught Persian at Government College, sixth Road Rawalpindi. Together they have 5 youngsters; 3 children and 2 daughters: Muhammad Aqib, Muhammad Ammar Masood, Muhammad Jawad Azfar, Adeela Rashid, and Leenah Hashir. 

Masood is a multilingual poet of Urdu and Punjabi. His most popular poetry is in Punjabi. His poetry gives the message of the original and unadulterated culture of Punjab. Masood is a special Punjabi poet who is popular among the masses. The way he has depicted the diverse aspects of life in his poetry has never been portrayed. A portion of his ballads is popular to the point that wherever he goes in Punjab, individuals like to listen to them again and again. The most popular among them are Anar Kali Diyan Shanan, Aj Kee Pakaeay, Banyan, Juman Bazaar, Jehlum Dey Pul Tey, Ambri and many others. Anwar Masood has performed and given live recitations of his poetry among many international networks and is popular around the world. A ballad commentator has said about him, "He is a poet that has the rare endowment of having the capacity to take an intense subject and make it light and entertaining".

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