Parveen Shakir is a household name to all Pakistanis, the legendary poetess was not only a famous writer but also a civil servant. She rose to national fame with her very first book Khusbo (fragrance). Many of her books and poetry have been translated into various different languages. Her book Khud Kalami was translated into Italian.
She also received a Pride of Performance award for her contribution to the South Asian literature. She managed to win the hearts of many with her soul-stirring poetry.
Yesterday marked her 23rd death anniversary and Mahesh Bhatt paid her the most heartwarming tribute on his twitter.
Kaisse kah dun ke mujhe chorr diya hai uss ne
Baat tau sach hai magar baat hai ruswai ki -Parveen Shakir pic.twitter.com/0hubWfTcag
— Mahesh Bhatt (@MaheshNBhatt) December 26, 2017