Abdul Hameed Adam

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Abdul Hameed Adam
عبد الحمید عدمؔ
Born Abdul Hameed
(1910-04-10)April 10, 1910
Talwandi Musa Khan, Gujranwala District, Punjab, British India (in the part of Punjab which is in Pakistan now)
Died March 10, 1981(1981-03-10)
Occupation Urdu poet, journalist, writer, Pak Military Officer
Nationality Pakistani
Ethnicity Punjabi
Period 1910 to 1981
Genre Ghazal, Nazam
Literary movement Progressive Writers Movement
Notable works Ramm e Aahu, Barbat o Jam, Nadaniyan, Chaak Pairhan, Charah e Dard, Dastoor e Wafa


Abdul Hameed Adam (Urdu: عبد الحمید عدم‎, born Abdul Hameed Urdu: عبد الحمید‎) on April 10, 1910,[1] is an author and poet. He is largely quotable poet, in the Urdu world.[citation needed][2] He died on 10 March 1981.[2]


Abdul Hamid was born on April 10, 1910 in Talwandi Musa, a village in Gujranwala, (Punjab, Pakistan).[2][3] Though, in his article published in magazine Funoon from Lahore, he transcribes that: since my father was living in Lyallpur (now Faisalabad) in April 1910, my arrival took place there.[2] He had completed his early education at home and completed his matriculation from Islamia High School, Bhati gate, Lahore. After completing FA as a private, Adam had employed in military accounts. In 1939 after 10 years’ service he left for Iraq and married there with an Iraqi girl. After returning to India he had passed SAS examination and restored to the military accounts job.[2] He was transferred to Rawalpindi after establishment of Pakistan. In 1948, he was appointed Deputy Assistant Controller of Military Accounts and retired from this position in April 1966. Nusrat Fateh Ali's famous Qawali "Halka Halka Saroor" was written by Adam. [4][5]


  • Ramm-e-Aahu[6]
  • Barbat-o-Jaam[7]
  • Charah-e-Dard[9]
  • Dastoor-e-Wafa[11]
  • Daulat e Bedaar[13]


  1. ^ Urdu Youth Forum, Abdul Hameed Adam
  2. ^ a b c d e Kulliyat-e-Adam, Khawaja Muhammad Zakariyya
  3. ^ Talwandi.net, Talwandi Local Website
  4. ^ ur:عبد الحمید عدم Urdu Wikipedia
  5. ^ [1] Dr. Israr's Blog
  6. ^ Ramm e Aahu - Google Books. 1984. (رمِ آہو)
  7. ^ Barbat-o-Jaam - Google Books. (بربط و جام)
  8. ^ Nadaniyan - Google Books. 1985. (نادانیاں)
  9. ^ Charah-e-dard - Google Books. (چارہء درد)
  10. ^ Chaak Pairhan - Google Books. 1977. (چاک پیراہن)
  11. ^ Dastoor-e-Wafa - Google Books. (دستورِ وفا)
  12. ^ Adam, Abdul Hameed (October 1964). Nisaab e Dil. Lahore: Maktaba e Adab e Jadeed. (نصابِ دل)
  13. ^ Adam, Abdul Hameed (1976). Daulat e Bedaar. Gosha e Adab=Lahore. (دولتِ بیدار)

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