Popular Pakistani singer Quratulain Balouch has paid tribute to Naseer Turabi, the famous poet who passed away on Sunday, 10 January 2021.
Quratulain who become the household name for singing hit drama serial Humsafar’s title song paid her respects to the icon poet Naseer Turabi who penned the famous odes, ‘Wo Humsafar Tha’.
QB in a tweet said, “Naseer Turabi’s passing is a loss but he will live in our hearts forever.”
Naseer Turabi’s passing is a loss but he will live in our hearts forever.— Quratulain Balouch (@Quratulainb) January 11, 2021
Iconic Urdu poet, author and intellectual, Naseer Turabi, passed away in Karachi on Sunday aged 75.
His funeral prayers were offered on Monday at Zuhr at Imambargah Shuhada-e-Karbala in Federal B Area Acholi and was laid to rest at Wadi-a-Hussain graveyard.
A number of tributes poured in social media in Pakistan on the demise of Naseer Turabi:
Famous writer from Urdu Literature has just passed away..Naseer Turabi— DR MAHREEN BHUTTO (@DRMAHREENBHUTTO) January 10, 2021
کسے پکار رہا تھا وہ ڈوبتا ہوا دن
صدا تو آئی تھی لیکن کوئی دہائی نہ تھی💔 pic.twitter.com/xqoxpZifyk
We're grateful we had a chance to live in #NaseerTurabi's era & experience the tail-end of something very much worth experiencing. A rare writer, all of whose hunger was uncompromisingly for his art. And that sheer commitment gleams likes a pearl in all his breathtaking work. 2/4— Zahra Sabri (@ZSabri1) January 11, 2021