Aftab Iqbal Shamim's Free Verse

  • Nadeem Akhtar PhD Schloar, Govt. College University, Faisalabad
  • Dr. Perveen Akhtar Associate Professor, Dept. of Urdu, Govt. College University, Faisalabad
Keywords: Free Verse, Society, Progressive Movement, Global Oppression, Existentialism, Imagery, Symbols, Metaphor

Abstract

Aftab Iqbal Shamim is famous for Urdu's free verse. He gave a big rise to Urdu free verse by his deep emotions, keen observation, and high-rated imagination. Aftab Iqbal Shamim's poem carries a variety of subjects related to our social system of injustice, poverty, cruelty, the helplessness of people, Psychological problems of conscience and sub-conscience, and the history of man. He expresses his thoughts and emotions through dialogue. He created a powerful character of "Zaid" who is his cognate. Govt of Pakistan rewarded him with "Pride of Performance" in 2005 for his literary work. 

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Published
2021-12-29
How to Cite
Nadeem Akhtar, and Dr. Perveen Akhtar. 2021. “Aftab Iqbal Shamim’s Free Verse”. Tasdiqتصدیق۔ 3 (01), 186-95. http://tasdeeq.riphahfsd.edu.pk/index.php/tasdeeq/article/view/61.