Nominated for British Muslim Awards for contribution to ``Cultural Awareness & Arts``, Aadil Farook from Lahore is only 37 years old but has already been blessed with many intellectual, literary and artistic achievements. He is the author of a groundbreaking internationally published book of English Poetry on Islam - a compilation of 3 books earlier published only in Pakistan - the first major contribution of its kind which has received excellent reviews by renowned intellectuals. His works have been compared with the great Urdu/Persian writings of Sir Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal. He is the co-author of a book of poetry which was published by a prestigious institute of Malaysia. In 2009, he wrote a research paper on Islamic Philosophy which was published in 4 International Journals. He translated 3 books & 1 essay by renowned Sufis from Urdu to English. He is the youngest ever recipient of Research Fellowship at the eminent Iqbal Academy Pakistan. His review of Allama Iqbal's English book was published in an academic magazine. He also translated a stimulating travelogue of the last century. His 2 articles have been published in newspapers. On top of that, as a non-commercial musical artist, his 8 tracks have all been aired on the top FM radio stations and can be compared with any superstar. His song ``Peace`` won the Global Peace Song Awards, USA.
Aadil Farook has accomplished all this despite undergoing immense tragedies in life.
His motto is: Dream, Strive & Conquer!