Wo Batein Teri Wo Fasaney Terey by T2F

Digging into the pleasant, profound and poetic personality of Anwer Shaoor.

In the words of Anwar Shaoor, “I have my own path and diction, those who are finding impact of Jaun’s style in my poetry must know, I never followed him. I am the instigator of this style and diction it is on record.”
Join The Second Floor for a candid conversation between Anwer Shaoor and Shakil Jafri, on the experiences and works of Anwer Shaoor.

About the Poet:
Anwer Shaoor
is one of the most prolific Urdu poets of our time. He sports a rather unique path and diction, blending classical and contemporary together in his verses. While crafty with words and expressions, his works exhibit a true depiction of his own experiences. “Andokhta, Mashq-e- Sukhan”, “Mi Raqsam, Dil Ka Kya Rung Karon”, “Aatey Hein Ghaib se”, along with with “Kulliyat e Shaoor”, are his published works which are widely sought after by poetry lovers. He has a large following amongst admirers of Urdu poetry and has received high praise from critics and contemporaries alike. His work is read in literary journals around the world.

About the interviewer:
Shakil Jafri is a writer, poet, producer, presenter, operations manager and social activist. He has started several cultural and literary organizations. He has delivered lectures and presentations on renowned writers, poets and artists at different seminars, literary circles and festivals in the country. Carrying over 30 years of experience in cultural, art, literature, social event management, he has also co-produced documentary films on social and urban issues.

Mr. Shakil Jafri holds a Masters in Economics and another Masters in Business Administration from Karachi University. Prior to joining T2F as Executive Director, Shakil headed Port Grand, Gloria Jean’s Coffee and the Awami Awaz Media Group as its COO.

Date: Thursday, 4th June, 2020
Time: 08:00 PM – 08:35 PM
Location: Facebook and IGTV Premiere
Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/945920926230080/

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