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Mohammad Mansoor Afaq (Urdu: محمد منصور آفاق; born 17 January 1962), known as Mansoor Afaq (Urdu: منصور آفاق ), is a Pakistani Urdu poet, playwright, columnist and religious scholar. He wrote famous plays for Pakistan Television and, after migration to Britain, entered journalism. Besides his social political activism, Mansoor Afaq is also a novelist, short story writer, drama director and Executive Director, UK.
Mansoor Afaq is a considerable film critique as well. He has been a film and TV program columnist for The News International[disambiguation needed], Nawa-i-Waqt over a long period of time. He has delivered lectures for East Film Academy under the flag of Society of Culture and Heritage. He has written a book "A shot of butterfly" in Urdu language.
Mansoor Afaq was born in Mianwalion 17 January 1962. He received education at the Government College Mianwali. He also studied at the Jamia Shamia Siddiqiah Mianwali, and Jamia Akbaria Mianwali. He obtained a M.A. from the Punjab university. In 1990 his family migrated to Lahore.
Works and achievements
He is a Pakistani urdu poet. In the year 1999 he migrated to Britain. In April 2005, Mansoor Afaq's work was published by Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi. Before this, five books of Mansoor Afaq, Chahra Numa (Urdu Articles) – 1984, Afaq Numa (Urdu Poetry) – 1986, Saraiki Grammer - 1988, Mein Wo Aur Ata ul Haq Qasmi -1994 and Gul Pasha -1996 was published. And Seven Urdu Drama serial, Nimaksar- 1990 PTV, Zameen Pani Par Bunyad, - 1991 PTV,Pathar,- 1992/93 NTM and Zee London, Soya Hua Shehar - 1993 PTV, Dunya,- 1994 PTV, Dhan Koat (Urdu Drama serial) - 1998 was released.
Books and publications
- Chahra Numa چہرہ نما (Urdu Articles) - 1984
- Afaq Numa آفاق نما  (Urdu Poetry) - 1986
- Saraiki Grammer سرائیکی گرائمز - 1988
- Saraiki Dramain سرائیکی ڈرامے - 1996
- Main Who Aur Atta Ul Haque Qasmi میں وہ اورعطاالحق قاسمی – 1993
- Gul Pashi گل پاشی (a poetic work for Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi – in conjunction with Mansoorah Ahmad) .1996/1997
- Neend Ki Notebook نیند کی نوٹ بک – 2005
- Arif Nama عارف نامہ - 2006
- Main ishiq main hoon میں عشق میں ہوں - 2007
- Ahad nama عہد نامہ - 2008
- Dewan mansoor afaq - 2010
- Takoon ki majlis تکون کی مجلس - 2011
- Illhamat-e-bahu] 2012]
- Nimaksar  (Urdu Drama serial, duration 50 minutes, 13 episodes) - 1990 PTV
- Zameen  (Urdu Drama serial, duration 50 minutes, 13 episodes) - 1991 PTV
- Pani Par Bunyad  (Urdu Drama serial, duration 50 minutes, 03 episodes) - 1991 PTV
- Pathar  (Urdu Drama serial, duration 50 minutes, 18 episodes) - 1992/93 NTM and Zee London
- Soya Hua Shehar(Urdu Drama serial, duration 50 minutes, 04 episodes) - 1993 PTV
- Dunya  (Urdu Drama serial, duration 50 minutes, 07 episodes) - 1994 PTV
- Dhan Koat (Urdu Drama serial, duration 50 minutes, 13 episodes) - PTV
- Roshni (Urdu Drama series, duration 25 minutes, 13 episodes) - 1992/93 PTV.
(A few examples of plays in Urdu, Saraiki and Punjabi languages)
- Satwan Sakh (Saraiki play, duration 50 minutes) - 1990 PTV* Ki Janaan Main (Punjabi play, duration 50 minutes) - 1990 PTV
- Kalak (Urdu play, duration 25 minutes) - 1990 PTV
- Gadi Kook Marandi Ai (Saraiki play, duration 25 minutes) - 1990 PTV
- Aandhi (Urdu play, duration 25 minutes) - 1992 PTV
- Suraab (Urdu play, duration 25 minutes) - 1992 PTV
- Dujha Kinara (Saraiki play, duration 25 minutes, 3 episodes) - 1993 PTV
- Long Play Gudi Theia Gudian for Aapna Channel UK
- "Mansoor Afaq | - Urdu Columns on Daily Jang - Archive". Columns.jang.com.pk. Retrieved 2014-04-05.
- Blog, Nizamemansoor. "Mansoor Afaq as a considerable film critique". Nizam-e-Mansoor. Google. Retrieved 8 June 2015.
- "About | mansoorafaq". Mansoorafaq.wordpress.com. 1962-02-17. Retrieved 2014-04-05.
- "اردو کی برقی کتابیں". Kitaben.urdulibrary.org. Retrieved 2014-04-05.
- "Ptv Drama Serial Zameen 1-48". YouTube. 2011-01-18. Retrieved 2014-04-05.
- "PTV's Official Corporate Website". Ptv.com.pk. 1964-11-26. Retrieved 2014-04-04.
- "PTV Drama Duniya.flv". YouTube. 2011-06-26. Retrieved 2014-04-05.
- Afaq Numa http://www.mansoorafaq.com/afaqnama.html
- Nimaksar http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgK_Mg8vajk&feature=youtu.be
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- Pani Par Bunyad http://mansoorafaq.wordpress.com/mansoor/
- Pathar http://mianwalitv.blogspot.co.uk/
- PTV Drama Duniya http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=jRE9Z2-4Iz4