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Ibn-e-Safi - Work

Ibne Safi’s prose work can be classified into two categories: Mystery novels Short stories and articles of humor and mockery Ibn-e-Safi started writing poetry in his childhood and soon earned critial acclaim. After completing his Bachelor of Arts, he started writing short stories, humor and satire under various names such as “Sanki Soldier” and “Tughral Farghan.” In the Nakhat magazines, he published several satirical articles which commented on various topics ranging from politics to literature to journalism. His early works in the 1940s included short stories, humor and satire. According to one of his autobiographical essays, someone in a literary meeting claimed that Urdu literature had little scope for anything but sexual themes. To challenge this notion, Ibn-e-Safi began writing detective stories in January 1952 in the monthly Nikhat, naming the series Jasoosi Dunya. In the preface of Jasoosi Dunya's platinum jubilee number (Zameen Kay Baadal - Clouds of Earth), he mentioned t

Ibn-e-Safi - Biography

Ibne Safi was born on July 26, 1928 in the town 'Nara' of district Allahabad, India. His father's name was Safiullah and mother's name was Naziran Bibi. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Agra University. In 1948, he started his first job at 'Nikhat Publications' as an Editor in the poetry department. His initial works date back to the early 1940s, when he wrote from India. After the partition of Indian and Pakistan in 1947, he began writing novels in the early 1950s while working as a secondary school teacher and continuing part-time studies. After completing the latter, having attracted official attention as being subversive in the independence and post-independence period, he migrated to Karachi, Pakistan in August 1952. He started his own company by the name 'Israr Publications'. He married to Ume Salma Khatoon in 1953. Between 1960 - 1963 he suffered an episode of schizophrenia, but recovered, and returned with a best-selling Imran Series no

Garmi-e-Hasarat-e-Nakaam Se Jal Jaate Hain

garmi-e-hasarat-e-nakaam se jal jaate hain ham charagon ki tarah shaam se jal jaate hain bach nikalate hain agar aatih-e-sayyad se ham sholaa-e-aatish-e-gulafaam se jal jaate hain Khudanumaai to nahin shevaa-e-arabaab-e-vafaa jin ko jalanaa ho vo aaraaam se jal jaate hain shamaa jis aag main jalatii hai numaaish ke liye ham usii aag main gumanaam se jal jaate hain jab bhii aataa hai meraa naam tere naam ke saath jaane kyun log mere naam se jal jaate hain rabtaa baaham pe hamain kyaa na nahenge dushman aashanaa jab tere paigaam se jal jaataa hai _ Qteel Shifai