5th death anniversary of Munir Niazi

Munir Niazi

ISLAMABAD: Munir Ahmad Niazi famous and renowned Urdu and Punjabi Poet 5th death anniversary was observed on Monday today.

He born in khanpur a village situated nearby Hoshiarpur India on 19 April 1928. He belongs to a famous Niazi tribue and got primary education from Khanpur and then shift to Sahiwal after Pakistan came into being.

Munirt Niazi was known as famous movie song writer in Pakistan because of providing marvelous film songs since years. He also offer services for radio, newspaper and magazine and provide them with masterpieces. In 1949 he launched Saat Rang from Sahiwal.

His masterpieces were translated in many other languages. Munir Niazi was awarded for his literary achievements “Kamal-e-Fun” award in 2002 by Pakistan academy of letters. In 1992 he was also awarded with “Pride of Performance” by president and “sitara-e-Imtiaz” in 1998.

He died of respiratory problem on December 26th 2006 in Lahore. May his soul rest in peace