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Aslam Farrukhi


Aslam Farrukhi, PP, (born October 23,1923)[1][dead link] is an Urdu author, critic, poet, linguist, scholar and broadcaster from Pakistan. He is also known for children's writings. He remained associated as Professor and Chairman with the Department of Urdu, University of Karachi, for many years. 

Biography
Farrukhi was born on 23 October 1923 into a literary family of Lucknow, India. Most of his family members were poets and writers. After the partition of India, he and his family migrated to Karachi, Pakistan. 

Career
Farrukhi has taught at Sindh Muslim College and at Karachi University, where he also served as registrar.[2] His son is also scholar Dr. Asif Farrukhi.  He was associated as Professor and Chairman with the Department of Urdu, University of Karachi, for many years, and also with Radio Pakistan for more than six years.[citation needed] He is among the country's few writers of children's literature. He has contributed to several literary magazines as an editor. 
Bibliography 
Muhammad Hussain Azad - Hayat-o-Tasaneef 
Guldasta-e-Ahbab 
Aangann main Sitaray 
Farid-o-Fard Fareed 
Dabistan-e-Nizam 
Bachon ke Sultan jee 
Bachon ke Ranga Rung Amir Khusraw 


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