Akhtar Imam Rizvi remembered


Syed Akhtar Imam Rizvi, famous poet, intellectual, columnist, dramatist and broadcaster was remembered in a ceremony organised by Rawalpindi Arts Council on Saturday to pay homage to Rizvi for his services in the field of literature. Muntazir Imam Rizvi, nephew of Syed Akhtar Imam Rizvi, presided over the ceremony. Addressing the audience, Muntazir Imam Rizvi said his uncle had a versatile personality and his love for the culture and civilization of the Potohar region was reflected in his writings. He said intellectualism prevailed in his poetry which differentiated him from his contemporary poets.
Young poets of the region paid tribute to the late Akhtar Imam Rizvi while singer Shahid Ali sang songs from his poetry.


  1. fortunately I have been to him 4 or 5 times and had wonderful time with him…….. I feel proud and asses asset that period of my life which I spent with him….no doubt he was praiseworthy person……

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