19th death anniversary of renowned Urdu poet and lyricist Qateel Shifai observed on Saturday.
Famous Pakistani poet Qateel Shifai born on December 24, 1919 in Haripur, Hazara (KP province).
19th death anniversary of renowned Urdu poet
He adopted Qateel Shifai as his pen name in 1938.
He received the Pride of Performance Award in 1994 for his contribution to literature.
Shifai also received Adamjee Award, Naqoosh Award and Abasin Arts Council Award.
Meanwhile, his admirers paid tributes to him.
Moreover, news channels aired programs in morning transmission to pay tribute to the late legendary poet.