Award Winning Ex Musician, Award Nominated Author
THINKER, POET, WRITER, TRANSLATOR, FORMER MUSICAL ARTIST, SEEKER OF TRUTH
Nominated for British Muslim Awards for contribution to ``Cultural Awareness & Arts``, Aadil Farook from Lahore is only 38 years old but has already been blessed with many intellectual, literary and musical 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 academic Journals. He has translated 5 books & 1 essay on Islam 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 “Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam” was published in an academic magazine. His 3 articles have appeared in newspapers. On top of that, as a former musician, his 8 tracks were aired on the top FM radio stations and were as good as any superstar. His song ``Peace`` won the Global Peace Song Awards, USA.
Aadil Farook has accomplished all this despite undergoing immense tragedies and suffering in life.
His motto is: Dream, Strive & Conquer!