Anwar Farrukhabadi

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Anwar Farrukhabadi
Born (1928-07-19)July 19, 1928
Died June 29, 2011(2011-06-29) (aged 82) [1]
Pen name Fana
Occupation Sufi poet

Anwar Farrukhabadi (Urdu: انور فرخ آبادی‎; Hindi: अनवर फर्रुखाबाद) also known as "Fana (فنا)" was a spiritual sufi poet from Farrukhabad district[2] in north east India. He is known as lyricist in Ghazal, songs, poems and specially in Qawaali.

Life[edit]

Born on July 19, 1928, in Farrukhabad, the Anwar Farrukhabadi left for Mumbai in 1945, in search of a better future, where he spent about 40 years. He died on June 29, 2011.

Work[edit]

He wrote lyrics for films such as Al Hilal, MerePiya and Pardesi Sajan.

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