Even after three decades of his death, Faiz Ahmad Faiz still remains immortal in the hearts of his readers. The revolutionary poet was a revered figure whose poems encouraged the oppressed to break-free. His words have always struck a chord with the younger generation, with Bol ke lab azaad hain tere becoming a revolt anthem. Whether it is love, life, or social and political issues, each poem penned by Faiz Ahmad Faiz saab puts things in a fresh perspective. 

Here are 12 of his shayaris that perfectly capture the essence of life. 

These beautiful shayaris have been designed by Rohit Jakhu.