Shabnam Romani remembered on his birth anniversary


ISLAMABAD, Dec 30 (APP):Famous Urdu poet Shabnam Romani was remembered on his birth anniversary on Saturday.
A private news channel reported that Mirza Azeem Baig Chughtai was known in literary circles by his pen name Shabnam Romani. He was born in Shahjahanpur a city of Uttar Pradesh, India on December 30,1928.
Shabnam Romani wrote a number of books including Jazeera, Doosra Himala, and Tohmat. Romani was born in India, but moved to Pakistan and lived most of his life in Karachi.
He was the publisher and editor of Quarterly Aqdar, a literary Urdu magazine. He wrote a regular column in Daily “Mashriq” Karachi.
At the age of 80, Romani died on February 17, 2009 after a long illness. Shabnam’s works include Masnavi Sair-e-Karachi (1959), Jazeera,Tohmat, Doosra Himala, Hyde Park, Mozay Chilghozay, Hurf Nissbat.