Farman Fatehpuri is among the most notable name in Urdu literature and is widely credited for propelling the growth of the language around the world. Born in Fatehpur of the United Provinces (now Uttar Pradesh) in 1926, Farman Fatehpuri is also considered by many as the leading authority on the works done by Ghalib and Allam Iqbal, some of the more prominent Urdu poets. In addition to being an editor of Nigar under his mentor Niaz Fatehpuri, Farman Fatehpuri has also written over 60 books until his death on August 3, 2013. The books by Dr. Farman Fathepuri give a glimpse of the complicated life we humans live, but more importantly, it also presents a clearer picture of the time during the partition, something many authors of the time had failed to encapsulate.
The writings by Farman Fatehpuri are as varied as one might imagine and captures a wide range of subjects, which is understandable with the life that Farman Fatehpuri has led. Farman Fatehpuri completed his graduation from Agra University in 1950 and a master’s from Karachi University. He also obtained a Ph.D. in 1965. Karachi University is where Farman Fatehpuri found his home and remained associated with his alma mater for nearly 30 years, taking classes and teaching Ph.D. students. It was during this period that he wrote many of his books, including Iqbal Sub Ke Liyee, which is widely considered one of the finest works done on the writings of Allama Iqbal.
Here is the complete list of Urdy & Hindi Books By Dr. Farman Fatehpuri:
The above is the complete list of work that is done by Farman Fatehpuri. In addition to this, one can find his writings in the Nigar journal, of which he was a Senior Editor. For his contribution to Urdu Literature, Farman Fatehpuri was awarded Sitara-i-Imtiaz, or Star of Excellence, by the President of Pakistan in 1985.