‘Pakistan Writers’ Guild founded by Aaliji will be revived’

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: “I will narrate an incident which indicates the extent of my father’s devotion to Anjuman Taraqqi-i-Urdu. Back in the ‘60s my father told us he was buying a car, a Fiat, which at the time was priced at Rs11,500. I was so excited that I distributed sweets among my friends. It was a big […]

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Artistes, contemporaries shower accolades on Jamiluddin Aali

Pakistan Press Foundation

Karachi – A galaxy of speakers from various walks of national life, gathered at the Arts Council on Tuesday evening to reminisce about the late Jamiluddin Aali who could easily be described as the Poet-Laureate of Pakistan. The literary great passed away on November 22 at the age of 90. Noted television actor Talat Hussain […]

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Jamiluddin Aali laid to rest in army graveyard

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Karachi: The poet who penned down the enchanting Jeevay Jeevay Pakistan, Jamiluddin Aali, was laid to rest on Tuesday in the army graveyard where many of the country’s martyrs, including Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas, are buried. In recognition of Aali’s patriotism and sheer love for the country, his heirs were offered to lay the great […]

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Noted poet and columnist Jamiluddin Aali passes away

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: Noted poet, writer and columnist Jamiluddin Aali passed away after a protracted illness here on Monday. He was around 90. Aali, who was most famous for the numerous national songs he penned, had been under treatment at a private hospital for the last three days. Heart failure was stated to be the cause of […]

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