Fifth anniversary of Mustaq Ahmed Yusufi’s passing

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It has been half a decade since Mushtaq Ahmed Yusufi, the celebrated comedian, has been separated from his adoring fans.

Mushtaq Ahmed Yusufi, a renowned writer and humorist, was born on September 4, 1923, in Jaipur, India. After the partition, he migrated to Pakistan and held prestigious positions in various banks. Yusufi’s literary works, including essays, sketches, and poetry, are characterized by a delightful and humorous flow that brings pride to his readers.

Throughout his career, Mushtaq Ahmed Yusufi published five books, namely “Chirag Tale,” “Khakum Badhan,” “Zargisht Aab Gum,” and “Sham Shayaran.” In recognition of his remarkable contributions to literature, he was honored with the Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 1999 and the Hilal-e-Imtiaz in 2002 by the Pakistani government.

Sadly, Mushtaq Ahmed Yusufi passed away on June 20, 2018, after battling an illness in the final phase of his life. With his departure, a unique chapter of comedy was forever closed.