Obaidullah Aleem

(1939 - 1997 / Bhopal / India)

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Obaidullah Aleem (Urdu: عبیدالله علیم) was a modern poet of Urdu language. He is ranked among the best Ghazal writers of modern times.

He was born in 1939 in Bhopal, India. His father lived in Sialkot and was from the Butt family. He received an MA in Urdu from the University of Karachi. He began work as a radio producer, and then as producer for Karachi Television in 1967. He first married to Nigar Yasmin in 1970 and in late 1990s he married to Tehseen Fatima. In 1974 his first book of poetry Chand chehra sitara ankhhen was published. In 1978, he was forced to resign from his job following an edict issued against him in relation to him being an Ahmadi, a member of Ahmadiyyah ... more »

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  • Syeda Shah (11/29/2012 4:20:00 AM)

    a poem that has various meanings and various connections but show one message is very common in poery but to write so deep that a person could drown in the poem is rare and thats what i see in obaidullah aleem sab's poetry! every poem is a master piece of his!

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