Happy birthday Faiz Ahmad Faiz: A playlist of his best ghazals
Celebrating the renowned poet and lyricist’s 106th birth anniversary with a playlist of his most popular ghazals.Updated: Feb 13, 2017 14:21 IST
Lyricist-poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz is one of the most celebrated and popular poets who faced political repression for his revolutionary views. He was born on February 13, 1911 in Kala Qader(Faiz Nagar), Sialkot district in undivided Punjab. Today marks his 106th birth anniversary.
Faiz was an avowed Marxist and he received the Lenin Peace Prize by the Soviet Union in 1962. Celebrating the poet’s birth anniversary, here are some of his most popular ghazals:
Gulon Mein Rang Bhare
Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj used the poem in his critically acclaimed film Haider, starring Shahid Kapoor, Tabu and Shraddha Kapoor.
Mujhse Pehli Se Mohabbat
Aaye Kuchh Abr Kuchh Sharaab Aaye
Aapki yaad Aati Rahi
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First Published: Feb 13, 2017 13:49 IST