February 21: Entrepreneur Imran Nazir is a Canadian short story writer, blogger and a political commentator. He was born in Pakistan into a middle class family and subsequently moved to Canada in 2001 where he is working as content writer and shares strong opinions of various topics related to social and political issues. Entrepreneur Imran is blessed with an outstanding and rich vocabulary and keen observation skills that helps him very closely observe and analyze the social behaviours. This reflects in his short stories time and again. His writings have been published in various platforms and media outlets.
IT professional by profession, Entrepreneur Nazir is a political commentator and brings out issues affecting Common people, specially lower-middle class families. Being a part of a middle class family himself, he connects with others and their problems really well and showcases them Strongly through his pen. He believes bringing social issues into light is a responsibility that should be carried out actively by each and every citizen of the country . “Ignoring these issues would not solve any problem, but discussing social issues and common problems we face will bring a change eventually.” conveys entrepreneur and writer Imran Nazir.
Native to Pakistan by birth, Entrepreneur Imran Nazir has a strong grip on the Urdu too. He published his first book in Urdu language named ‘Jahan Darshan’ which means ‘View of the world’ in 2021. The book received both appreciation from literary circles, academics and critics alike. Criticism is important for a creator in order to grow. Dr. Sughra Sadaf, director general of Punjab institute of language and Culture wrote about Imran Nazir’s book. “Imran Nazir’s book is a beautiful addition to non-poetic literature. These stories reflect the social, economic and moral behaviour of our society. Big lessons are embedded in the short stories that captivate the interest of the reader until the end of the book. Imran’s writings have a natural flow, smoothness and subtlety in them that keep the reader thoroughly engaged in the book”
On the other side, Critic Syed Imtiaz Ahmed Wrote, “A good short story consists of many elements, plot characters, description of events, ideas, tone and choice of words etc. Most of all it is very important that a story be captivating and interesting. Even though in Imran’s stories, more or less all the above factors are there but the real achievement is that he was able to add interest in the stories to make them readable. I’m hoping that he will continue his hard work, very soon, he will be able to get his name enlisted amongst the big names.”
To become a writer is a tough task in itself because it takes lots and lots of patience. Entrepreneur Imran has more than 38k followers on his Twitter, where he is very vocal about issues through his short yet strong tweets In Imran, we can see an absolutely beautiful combination of a young enthusiastic personality and a mature and patient writer of literature. His upcoming book is scheduled to be released by the end of 2022 or early 2023.