Wazir Agha

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Birthday
18, 1922
Birthplace
Pakistan
Death Date
Sep 7, 2010 (88)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
18, 1922
Birthplace
Pakistan
Death Date
Sep 7, 2010 (88)

About

Nobel Prize-nominated writer and recipient of the Sitara-e-Imtiaz Award. His contributions to Urdu literature include poems, nonfiction works, and essays.

Before Fame

He attended Government College and the University of Punjab.

Trivia

He served as chief editor of Auraq, an influential literary magazine.

Family Life

He was born in Wazir Kot, Pakistan. He grew up speaking Punjabi, Persian, and English.

Associated With

Like fellow Pakistani author Musharraf Farooqi, Agha wrote in the Urdu language.