Sabir Zafar

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Sabir Zafar is a leading and prolific poet and lyricist in Pakistan. He has written songs for many Pakistani films, singers such as Nazia Hasan, Sajjad Ali, Ali Azmat and his band Junoon, as well as many successful drama serials. He was awarded a Tamgha-e-Imtiaz by the Government of Pakistan.

Background[edit]

Zafar was born as Muzaffar Ahmed in Kahuta, Rawalpindi District in 1949 to a school teacher.[1][2]

Career[edit]

He started writing poetry in 1968.[2]

Songs[edit]

Junoon[edit]

  • "Azadi"
  • "Baarish"
  • "Chaen"
  • "Chalay Thay Saath"
  • "Chal Kuriye"
  • "Dewaar"
  • "Dharti Keh Khuda"
  • "Dil Nahin Lag Raha"
  • "Dosti"
  • "Garaj Baras"
  • "Ghoom Taana"
  • "Heeray"
  • "Hungama"
  • "Husan Walo"
  • "Ishq",
  • "Janey Tu"
  • "Jhulle Lal"
  • "Kaisay Gaaon Main"
  • "Kisne Suna"
  • "Kyun Parishan"
  • "Lal Meri Pat"
  • "Loishay"
  • "Mahiwal"
  • "Maza Zindagi Ka"
  • "Meri Awaaz Suno"
  • "Mitti"
  • "Mukh Gae"
  • "Pappu Yaar"
  • "Pyar Bina"
  • "Rondé Naina"
  • "Saeein Alaap"
  • "Sanwal"
  • "Sapnay"
  • "Sayonee"
  • "Shamein"
  • "Sheena"
  • "Sheeshay Kay Ghar"
  • "Taara Jala"
  • "Wahda Hoo"
  • "Zamane Ke Andaz" (partially)

Albums[edit]

Television[edit]

Zafar has penned the lyrics to the following title songs:

Bollywood Films[edit]

Other songs[edit]

  • Hai jazba Junoon Written for the 1996 Cricket World Cup - Sung by Junoon[2]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sabir Zafar Retrieved 25 June 2013
  2. ^ a b c Sufism and politics have the same goals — Sabir Zafar By Naseer Ahmad 10 July 2008. Retrieved 25 June 2013.