Baqar Naqvi

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Baqar Naqvi
Baqar Naqvi
Baqar Naqvi
BornSyed Mohammad Baqar Naqvi (Late)
(1936-02-04)February 4, 1936
DiedFebruary 13, 2019(2019-02-13) (aged 83)
OccupationUrdu poet
prose writer and translator
Retired CEO
EducationCII London, Chartered Insurer
GenreGhazal/Nazm/Prose/Translation
Notable worksNobel Adabiyaat
EFU Saga
Masnooei Zehaanat
Barqiyaat
Daaman
Ganga, Jamna, Saaraswati
Khulyay ki Dunya
Alfred Nobel
Moti Moti Rang
Mutthi Bhar Taaray
Taaza Hava
SpouseFeroza Naqvi

Baqar Naqvi (February 4, 1936 – February 13, 2019) was a Pakistani poet, prose writer and translator in Urdu.[1]and translator of international repute. His work includes Urdu Poetry (genres - Ghazal and Nazm) Urdu Prose – Short stories, scientific publications, and translations in Urdu language.

His monumental and comprehensive work on Alfred Nobel related matters is first ever in Urdu language.

A Chartered Insurer by profession, qualified ISO 9000 Lead Auditor, Baqar served as Assistant Director – Operations in CCL Assurance Ltd, London; Executive Director of EFU Life Assurance, and, twice  as Chief Executive of ALLIANZ-EFU Health Insurance.[2]

He died on February 13, 2019, aged 83.[3]

Published titles[edit]

  • Hundred Years of Nobel Peace—Prose - (2012)
  • Nobel Adabiyaat (Nobel Literature of 20th Century) Prose
  • EFU Saga – (History) Urdu Translation - (2007)
  • Msnooei Zehaanat (Artificial Intelligence) a brief review
  • Barqiyaat - (Electronics) with Brief History of Inventions
  • Daaman - Complete Poetic work (2005)
  • Ganga, Jamna, Saaraswati - Selected Poems in Hindi
  • Khaliyay ki Duniya (Genetics) - Prose (2001)
  • Alfred Nobel - Life and Work - Prose (1999)
  • Moti Moti Rang (Colored Pearls) - Poetry (1994)
  • Mutthi Bhar Taaray (A Handful of Stars) - Poetry (1989)
  • Taaza Hava (Fresh Air) - (1986)

Recognition[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Parekh, Rauf (April 1, 2013). "Gunter Gross's Urdu translation and Baqar Naqvi's hat-trick". DAWN.COM.
  2. ^ "baqarnaqvi". baqarnaqvi.yolasite.com. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  3. ^ "اردو کے ممتاز مترجم اور سینئر شاعر باقر نقوی انتقال کر گئے". ARYNews.tv (in Urdu). 2019-02-15. Retrieved 2019-02-18.