Imtiaz Ali Taj

Pakistani dramatist

Syed Imtiaz Ali Taj (1900-1970) was a famous playwright from Lahore (now in Pakistan).[1]

He is specially famous for his play Anarkali (1922) about the life and love of the dancing-girl of Mughal times, Anarkali.[2]

This play was later adapted and made into a number of films about the story of Anarkali.


  1. Pauwells, HRM 'Indian Literature and Popular Cinema' 2007, pp 127-128
  2. Pauwells, aa