23 October 1923
Lucknow, British India
|Died||15 June 2016 (aged 92)|
Gulshan e Iqbal, Karachi
Aslam Farrukhi, PP, (Urdu: اسلم فرخی) (23 October 1923 – 15 June 2016) was an Urdu author, critic, poet, linguist, scholar and broadcaster from Pakistan. He is also known for children's writings. He remained associated as Professor and Chairman with the Department of Urdu, University of Karachi, for many years.
Farrukhi was born on 23 October 1923 into a literary family of Lucknow, India. Most of his family members were poets and writers. After the independence of Pakistan in 1947, he with his family migrated to Karachi, Pakistan.
Farrukhi taught at Sindh Muslim College and at Karachi University, where he also served as registrar. (His son is scholar Dr. Asif Farrukhi.) He was associated as professor and chairman with the Department of Urdu, University of Karachi, for many years, and with Radio Pakistan for more than six years. He was among the country's few writers of children's literature. He has contributed to several literary magazines as an editor.
Dr Aslam Farrukhi died on June 15, 2016 in Gulshan e Iqbal, Karachi and was buried in Karachi University Graveyard on June 16, 2016 after Zohar Prayer.
- Muhammad Hussain Azad - Hayat-o-Tasaneef
- Aangann main Sitaray
- Farid-o-Fard Fareed
- Dabistan-e-Nizam(Publisher:Pakistan Writers Cooperative Society)
- Bachon ke Sultan jee
- Bachon ke Ranga Rung Amir Khusraw
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