Renowned poet and writer Amjad Islam Amjad is no more with us. According to his family the reason of death was sudden cardiac arrest. Reportedly, he was not suffering from any chronic disease.
His funeral has not been announced yet but his burial will take place in Lahore. Condolences from people from different walks of life started pouring as soon as news about his demise came out.
Actor Imran Abbas also shared the sad news in a twitter post.
End of an era. Amjad Islam Amjad Sahab is no more. Today is the saddest day for Urdu poetry. Inna Lillahe wa Inna elehe Rajeoon. pic.twitter.com/kyrTYMU6TC
— Imran Abbas (@ImranAbbas) February 10, 2023
Amjad Islam Amjad has written more than 40 books over the course of a 50-year career and has also been awarded the Sitara-e-Imtiaz. For his literary works and TV screenplays, he has won numerous accolades, including Pride of Performance. The dramas “Waris,” “Dehleez,” “Samandar,” “Raat,” “Waqt,” and “Apnay Log” are just a few of his well-known productions.