Shakeb Jalali

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Shakeb Jalali
BornSyed Hassan Rizvi
(1934-10-01)1 October 1934
Jalal, Aligarh, British India
Died12 November 1966(1966-11-12) (aged 32)
Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan
Pen nameShakeb Jalali
Periodpost-independence era
Notable works
  • Roushani Ae Roushani (1972)
SpouseSyeda Mohiddisa Khatoon

Shakeb Jalali or Shakeeb Jalali (Urdu: شکیب جلالی‎), born Syed Hassan Rizvi (1 October 1934 – 12 November 1966), was a Pakistani Urdu poet, considered as one of the distinguished Urdu poets of the post-independence era.[1]

Shakeb was born on 1 October 1934 in Jalal, a small village near Aligarh. His ancestors were from a small town, Saddat, near Aligarh. He committed suicide on 12 November 1966 by threwing himself before a passing train near Sargodha, Pakistan. Roushni Aye Roushni, his first poetry collection, was published posthumously in 1972. Sang-e-Meel published his complete poetical works as Kulliyat-e-Shakeb Jalali in 2004.[1]

Further reading[edit]

  • Zulfikar Ahsan (2009). Shakib Jalali: Ek Mutallah (in Urdu). Ravalpindi: Naqsh-i-Gar. OCLC 907496077.

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  1. ^ a b Parekh, Rauf (2015-04-27). "Creativity and mental disorder: Urdu poets and writers who committed suicide". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2018-02-13.

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