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Saeed Ahmed Akhtar

Discussion in 'Biography of Urdu Writers' at Pakistan.web.pk started by Heer, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. Heer

    Heer Inactive Member

    Urdu Write Saeed Ahmed Akhtar

    Saeed Ahmad Akhtar was born on 3rd March, 1933 in Pishin, Baluchistan, Pakistan. He is a well known Urdu poet, dramaturgist and educationist. He got his masters degree in English Literature from Peshawar University in 1958 and then got another master degree in Urdu Literature from same University in 1965. He also performed his duties as a teacher, lecturer and professor of English in provincial Education Department in 1954 and after this he joined West Pakistan civil services in 1968 as Assistant Political Officer. He retired in 1990 after serving in many districts of N.W.F.P. as Assistant commissioner, Deputy Commissioner and Additional Commissioner for 22 years.
    His first Urdu poetry collection “Diyaar e Shab” came up in 1976. Diyaar e Shab was a best selling book of the year and got many awards like “Abbasin Arts Council Award” for best book of the year. He has published 8 Urdu poetry collections and one English poetry collection so far. All his books sold out like hot cakes. He has also written many plays and documentaries for Pakistan television and Radio Pakistan. He belongs to Kulachi (NWFP) and is permanently settled in Dera Ismail Khan, NWFP. Poetry, Music and educational social work have been the affection of his life. He remained a member of senate, association and selection board of “Gomal University” for years. “Love for all and hatred for none” have been moving forces of his life.
    Mr. Saeed Ahmad Akhtar has participated in various colloquiums in Pakistan and abroad.

    Literary Work

      • Diyaar e Shab (anthology of Urdu poetry) 1976
      • Sath e Aab (anthology of Urdu poetry) 1978
      • Chandni ke Saaye (anthology of Urdu poetry) 1981
      • Khwabgeenay (anthology of Urdu poetry) 1983
      • Le Gai Pawan Uraa (anthology of Urdu poetry) 1987
      • Pata Toota Daal Se (collection of the 1st five books) 1987
      • Pooja ke phool (anthology of Urdu poetry) 2000
      • Varshanjali (anthology of Urdu poetry) 2002
      • Songs from the desert (anthology of English poetry) 2003
      • Abb ke bichray kab milay (anthology of Urdu poetry )2007
      • Door paray hain jaa (anthology of Urdu poetry ) 2009
      • Ghonghat ka patt khol ri(anthology of Urdu poetry ) 2010
      • Flowers from the temple (anthology of English poetry) being printed 2010
    AnadiL, FaZii KhaN and Noor like this.

  2. FaZii KhaN

    FaZii KhaN Inactive Member

    v.nice sharing Heer G keep it up :)

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    Noor Inactive Member

  4. Heer

    Heer Inactive Member

    Thanx a lot Fazii
  5. Heer

    Heer Inactive Member

    Thanx Noor...God Bless u