Renowned Poet Ibn-e-Insha Remembered

Renowned poet Ibn-e-Insha remembered

ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 11th Jan, 2017 ) : Prominent urdu poet, humorist, travelogue writer and columnist Ibne Insha was remembered on his death anniversary today (Wednesday). Ibn-e-Insha's real name was Sher Muhammad Khan and he was born in Jalandhar district of Indian Punjab in 1927. He later migrated to Pakistan, a private news channel reported. His poetry was simple but had depth. The real cause of his popularity was his humorous poetry and columns.

His most famous ghazal `Insha Ji Uttho' is a modern-day classic. Ibne Insha's poetic works are Chand Nagar and Dil-e-Wehshi while travelogues are "Awara Gard Ki Diary", "Dunya Gol Hey", "Ibn-e-Batoota Kay Taqub Main", "Chaltay Ho To Cheen Ko Chaliye" and "Nagri Nagri Phira Musafir". His humorous books are "Khumar-e-Gandum" and "Urdu Ki Aakhri Kitaab". His collection of letters is titled "Khat Insha Jee Kay". Ibn-e-Insha died on this day in 1978 and was laid to rest in Karachi.