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Death anniversary of poet Riaz-Ur-Rehman Sagar being observed today


Eleventh death anniversary of veteran lyricist and poet Riaz-Ur-Rehman Sagar is being observed today.

Riaz-ur-Rehman’s published works inlcude ‘Aangan Aangan Taaray’, ‘Arz Kiya Hai’, ‘Wo Bhi Kya Din Thay’ and ‘Chand Jharokay Mai’.

Saghar versed vocals for many singers such as Hadiqa Kiani’s songs ‘Dupatta Mera Malmal Da’ and ‘Yaad Sajan Di Ayi’.

He also authored all the ten songs for singer Fariha Pervez’s album ‘O Vela Yad Kar.’

Riaz Saghar wrote more than 2,000 songs in his career and also wrote stories for 75 films including Shama, Naukar, Susraal, Shabana, Nazrana, Aurat aik paheli, Aawaz, Bharosa, Tarana and Moor.

He had won much recognition and many awards for his work in his lifetime.

He died on this day in 2013 at age 71 in Lahore.

Source: Radio Pakistan