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Lal Shahbaz Qalandar

Life Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, son of Ibrahim Kabeeruddin, was born in Maiwand, today’s Afghanistan. He was a SunniMuslim and his ancestors had migrated from Baghdad, Iraq and settled in Mashhad, Iran before moving to Maiwand. He lived when the Ghaznavid and Ghurids ruled in the Indus region(today’s Punjab, Pakistan). A contemporary of Rumi, he travelled around the Muslim world and settled in Sehwan, Sindh where he was eventually buried. There is …

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Mohammad Amir

Early life Amir was born in 1992 in Changa Bangial, Gujar Khan, Pothohar, Pakistan. He is the son of Raja Muhammad Fayyaz.He was the second youngest of seven children. “Wasim Akram is my favourite, he’s my idol. When I used to watch him on TV, I would try to see what exactly he was doing …

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Javed Miandad

Early life During the PTCL ad commercial at Karachi with F&I (Miandad in green shirt) Javed Miandad was born on 12 June 1957 in Karachi. His parents moved from Palanpur, Gujarat, India, where his father, Miandad Noormohammad Tyagi, worked in the police department. He is a Tyagi caste Gujarati Muslim. He was posted in cities like Ahmedabad and Baroda, whilst at the same time, he was …

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Faiz Ahmad Faiz

Personal life Early life Faiz Ahmad Faiz was born into a Tataley Jat familyon 13 February 1911, in Kala Qader (present-day Faiz Nagar), District Narowal, Punjab, British India. Faiz hailed from an academic family that was well known in literary circles. His home was often the scene of a gathering of local poets and …

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Farhan Saeed

Personal life In February 2010, Saeed opened Cafe Rock restaurant at Hussain Chowk, situated off the M. M. Alam Road, Gulberg, Lahore. The restaurant follows the theme/trend of Hard Rock Cafes, providing underground bands and young aspiring artists with a platform to project themselves and perform in front of an audience. He married Urwa Hocane on 16th …

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Waqar Younis

Early and personal life Younis was born in Vehari, Punjab in a Punjabi Jatt Muslim family in Pakistan. He was educated in Sadiq Public School in Bahawalpur in Pakistan, the Pakistani College (Pakistan Islamia Higher Secondary School) in Sharjah and the Government College in Vehari. He was raised in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates, where his father was a contract worker. …

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