A playwright, journalist, and poet, Khalid Ahmad often wrote on the pain of heartbreak and separation. He wrote under the pen name of Khalid, and his published works include books like Daraaz Palkoun Ke Saey Saey, Kajol Ghar and others.

Khalid Ahmad
Source: Dawn

Here are some of his iconic shayaris that beautifully express the pain of heartbreak:

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