Intikhab-e-Kalam: Raja Mehdi Ali Khan

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Intikhab-e-Kalam: Raja Mehdi Ali Khan

Compiled by Rauf Parekh

This is a representative selection of Raja Mehdi Ali Khans poetry. He was one of the most highly regarded poets of the twentieth century. His satirical poetry also has a large number of fans. His poems and short stories regularly appear in magazines like Beesween Sadi, Shama, Bano and Khilona. He is survived by a wealth of songs and Urdu poetry collections, such as Andaaz-e-Bayaan Aur and Mizraab which is consist of love poems as well as some very interesting satirical verse. He brought good poetry into the writing of songs for the popular cinema.

Author Description
Dr Rauf Parekh has an MA and PhD from the University of Karachi. He is a critic of Urdu Literature and regularly contributes to the daily Dawn, Karachi. He is a former Chief Editor of the Urdu Dictionary Board. Now he is teaching at the Department of Urdu, University of Karachi. He is the compiler of the first slang Urdu dictionary and Chief Editor of the Oxford Urdu – English Dictionary.


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