Khushboo by Parveen Shakir

Khushboo by Parveen Shakir

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Parveen Shakir (Urdu: پروین شاکر‎) (November 24, 1952 – December 26, 1994) was an Urdu poet, teacher and a civil servant of the Government of Pakistan.

Parveen started writing at an early age and published her first volume of poetry, Khushbu [Fragrance], to great acclaim, in 1976. She subsequently published other volumes of poetry - all well-received - Sad-barg [Marsh Marigold] in 1980, Khud Kalami [Soliloquy] and Inkar [Denial] in 1990, Kaf e Aina [The Mirror's Edge] besides a collection of her newspaper columns, titled Gosha-e-Chashm [The Sight Corner], and was awarded one of Pakistan's highest honours, the Pride of Performance for her outstanding contribution to literature. The poetry books are collected in the volume Mah e Tamam [Full Moon] with the exception of Kaf e Aina.

Parveen died in 1994 in a car accident while on her way to work.

This app contains her most famous work "Khushboo".

Comments and ratings for Khushboo by Parveen Shakir
  • (70 stars)

    by mohsin hanif on 07/04/2014

    I like it so much.

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    by Semab Gul on 22/03/2014

    Gentle and outstanding

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    by TAREQ ANWAR on 18/02/2014

    MashaAllah Best poetry ever

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    by syed haider on 09/02/2014

    Wah kya kehny

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    by Ubaid abbasi on 20/01/2014

    She has given most beautiful female touch in urdu poetry

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    by nasir mahmood Syed on 11/01/2014


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    by s akhtar on 03/01/2014

    A good initiative. ...keep it up.