Kulyat -e- Dilawar Figar
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Dilawar Figar, without any doubt was one of the most illustrious poets of our generation. He first came into prominence with his ‘Shair-e-Azam’, which received great acclaim in Delhi. This poem as mentioned in the preface, first helped Dilawar secure a place in the genre of poetry in which we find him today.
Both critical and full of humor, his brand of poetry is a rare commodity. Well versed with the economic and social trends of our country he has used humor in his poems to express criticism in matters of specific and general interest. He was such a natural in the field that his poems encompassed not only the political and social elements but he also managed to find a humorous side in almost every aspect of life. From ‘Shereen – Farhad’ to searching for love on the computer, his subjects both general and specific, old and contemporary, Dilawar’s brand of poetry appeals to both young and old.
It also goes to his credit that Dilawar has been consistent in tastefully selecting and arranging his words to project his opinions in a most effective and humorous manner. Through this book- ‘Kulyaat- E -Dilawar Figar’, Dilawar has left behind a legacy that will continue to enliven our lives and through its universal appeal might just help resurrect Urdu poetry in the younger generation.
Kulyat -e- Dilawer Figar