The poet Ahmad Faraz died at the age of 77. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Award-winning poet who became known for his politically-charged works. An acclaimed Urdu poet, he was the recipient of the Sitara-i-Imtiaz, Hilal-e-Imtiaz, and Nigar awards.
He was born in Kohat, Pakistan (then part of British India). His brother, Syed Masood Kausar, was a prominent Pakistani politician.
He was 77. The cause was kidney failure, said his son Shibli Faraz. He was earlier reported to have died while being treated in a Chicago hospital after a fall in Baltimore, but he returned to his homeland, where he died.