Creator of the National Anthem of Pakistan
Hafeez Jalandhuri was a great writer, poet and above all creator of the National Anthem of Pakistan. He was born on January 14, 1900. Hafeez Jullandhuri actively participated in Pakistan Movement after partition in 1947 he moved to Lahore. He wrote many patriotic songs. His monumental work of poetry, Shahnam-e-Islam, gave him incredible fame.His poetry generally deals with romantic, religious, patriotic and natural themes. He was awarded with the most prestigious awards of Hilal-e-Imtiaz and Pride of Performance. He died on December 21, 1982 at the age of 82 years. He was buried in Lahore.