Poet Mohsin Bhopali died at PNS Shifa Hospital of pneumonia on Tuesday. He was 74. He left behind his wife, four sons and two daughters.Born in Bhopal, Mohsin Bhopali started composing verses in 1948 and became a disciple of Seemab Akbarabadi and Saba Mathravi. He later migrated to Pakistan. Bhopali made his mark in poetry with ghazals, but gradually won acclaim in other forms with his versatility.It was his consummate skill in Haiko that established him as a master. He had the distinction of being Pakistan's first Urdu poet to write Haiko. He set another trend in Urdu poetry with Nazmaney -- a form improvised by him. [...]
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