Hafeez Jalandhri as short story writer


  • Raj Muhammad Afridi


Hafeez Jalandhri's name needs no introduction in the field of Urdu literature. He is the
poet of national anthem of Pakistan and shahnama Islam, also he is poet of kids. Hafeez
Jalandhri wrote urdu prose as well. He is the writer of Urdu short stories and urdu
columns but he is not so famous in the field of prose.Its only reason is his high quality
poetry. Hafeez Jalandhri's short stories depict real life stories. His short stories reflect
the economic deprivation and exploitation of the individuals of the subcontinent. There is
a variety of topics in his stories. His writing style is easy and impressive. This research
article attempts to explore the realistic approach of Hafeez Jalandhri and his ideology
about human life in the light of his seven short stories.