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Bushra Farrukh

Born in February 16, 1957 / Pakistan / Urdu

Bushra Farrukh poet from Pakistan was born on February 16, 1957 has 66 years. Poems were written mainly in Urdu language. Dominant movement is other.


Bushra Farrukh is a Pakistani poet. She was born in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. She is one of the few well-known female Urdu poets of Pakistan. She has also served Pakistan Television and Radio Pakistan as an announcer, compare, dramatist and playwright nearly four decades. She is the only artist of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa who has performed in four different languages Urdu, Pashto, Hindko and English at television and radio. She has the privilege of being the first female announcer and drama artist of Pakistan Television (Peshawar center). Bushra Farrukh has performed in more than 2000 radio and television programs. All her programs enjoyed huge popularity especially among the youth.

Bushra Farrukh is a well-known and distinguished poetess of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and her three poetry collections Ik qayamat hai lamha-e-maujood, Adhoory Muhabbat ka poora safar and Bohat Gehri Udasi Hai' have been printed. All her books got tremendous feedback from the literary class as well as from readers. Her first poetry collection ik Qayamat Hai Lamha-e-Majood has won Rozan International Literary Award while Abasin Arts Council has awarded Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar Award to her 2nd collection Adhuri Mohabbat Ka Poora Safar. Two additions of the above-mentioned book have been published so far.

Bushra Farrukh is also actively involved in social and literary activities and has remained General Secretary of the Women's Writer Forum (WWF) the only representative literary organization of women in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. Apart from being the office bearer of different Literary and Cultural Organizationsshe presently has been serving the WWF as Chief Organizer for last two years.

In addition to this she is in charge of the Literary Society of ICMS, the famous Educational Institution of Peshawar.

In recognition of her literary cultural and social services, she has received many awards, certificates and gold medals from different governmental and nongovernmental organizations.


-Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar Award (Gold Medal) 2003-2004
-Hindko World Conference Award 2005
-Bazm-e-Bahar-e-Adab Silver Jubilee Award 2005
-City District Government Award 2004
-Farogh Adabi Award 2004
-Rozan International Literary Award 2003
-Taangh Waseep Award 2000
-Khyber College of Commerce Shield 2000
-Azeem Welfare Society Award 1999
-PTV Award 1998 (Best Performance Award) 1987 to 1997
-Moshiqar-e-Aazam Award 1997
-Agfa Award 1997
-Agfa Award 1996
-Frontier Cultural Club Award 1995
-Frontier Arts Council Award (Gold Medal) 1995
-Meer Arts Society Award 1986
-Frontier Arts Council Award (Gold Medal) 1982
-Coca Cola Award 1978
-Sultani Award 1976
-Pakistan Artists Equity Award 1973


. Pakistan Television (Peshawar Center):
Served PTV Peshawar Center as an announcer for 10 year and worked as a drama artist for 35 years.

. Radio Pakistan:
Served Radio Pakistan as an announcer, Compare and a drama artist for 35 years.

. Women writer's Forum:
Served Women writer's forum for 3 years as General Secretary and 1 year as its Chief Organizer.

. Business Women Association:
Served Business Women Association for 2 year as Public Relations Officer, Institute Of ComputerManagement Sciences (ICMS). Served Institute of Computer Management Sciences Hayatabad Peshawar for 1 year as the in charge literary wing ICMS. ..