Death anniversary of famous poet Ibne Insha today

Wednesday 11 January 2017 a week ago 26   Karachi   Print

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Report  Web desk : Death anniversary of renowned poet Ibne Insha is being observed today. The real name of Ibne Insha was Sher Muhammad Khan and he was born in Jalandhar district of Indian Punjab in 1927. He later migrated to Pakistan. His poetry was simple but had depth. The real cause of his popularity was his humorous poetry and columns. His most famous ghazal Insha Ji Uttho is a modern-day classic. The works of Ibne Insha are Chand Nagar and Dil-e-Wehshi while travelogues are Awara Gard Ki Diary, Dunya Gol Hey, Ibn-e-Batoota Kay Taqub Main, Chaltay Ho To Cheen Ko Chaliye and Nagri Nagri Phira Musafir. His humorous books are Khumar-e-Gandum and Urdu Ki Aakhri Kitaab. His collection of letters is titled Khat Insha Jee Kay. Ibn-e-Insha died on this day in 1978 and was laid to rest in Karachi.