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Renowned Urdu poet Bashar Nawaz passes away

books Updated: Jul 09, 2015 14:25 IST

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Bashar also wrote lyrics for a few Hindi movies and scripted television serial Amir Khusrau.

Renowned Urdu poet, critic and orator Bashar Nawaz passed away today at Aurangabad after a brief illness.

Born on August 18, 1935 at Aurangabad, Nawaz penned the immensely popular song 'Karoge yaad' in Hindi film 'Bazaar'. His writings were regularly published in various Urdu literary journals magazines in India and abroad.

He was initially influenced by the leftist movement that was exhibited in his poems as well.

Bashar wrote lyrics for a few Hindi movies, dramas for radio and scripted television serial Amir Khusrau.

He was honoured with prestigious "Pulotsav Samman" for his contribution to Urdu literature.

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