Faiz Ahmad Faiz was born in Sialkot on February 13, 1911. He held citizenship in both Pakistan and British Raj. Faiz was a multi-talented individual, working as a poet, journalist, writer, lyricist, and songwriter. He was known for his contributions to the genre of Ghazal.
Faiz received his education at various institutions, including Government College University (Lahore), University of the Punjab, and Murray College. Among his family, Faiz had a child named Salima Hashmi.
Faiz Ahmad Faiz passed away in Lahore on November 20, 1984, leaving behind a remarkable legacy in the fields of poetry, journalism, and songwriting.