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, 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. He also write up a MARSIYA (NOHA)مرثیہ /نوحہ Mashhoor Daastan Hai Shahadat Hussain Ki (مشہور داساتاں ہے شہادت حسینؑ کی ) sung by Shamshad Begum and Yusuf Azad Qawwaal.

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