Dilawar Figar

Dilawar Figar, (1929–1998) was a noted humorist, poet and scholar of the Pakistan. He is known as Shehansha-e-Zarafat and Akbar-e-Sani for his satire and humour

Life

Dilawar Figar was born as Dilawar Hussain on July 8, 1929 in Badaun, UP India. He got his early education from this town, and later joined Agra University where he got M.A. (Urdu). He also did M.A. (English) and M.A. (Economics). He associated with academia and teachings. After partition of India, he migrated to Pakistan and settled in Karachi where he joined Haroon College and taught Urdu. He also worked for KDA and remained Assistant Director Town Planning. He died on January 25, 1998 in Karachi.