Anwar Masood is one of the prominent poets of Punjabi. He also writes in Persian and Urdu. He belongs to Gujrat but after elementary education moved to Lahore. His claim to fame are his Punjabi poems which resonate to masses of Punjab so much that he has become a household name. Through his comic poems he tries to highlight social injustices in our society as most of his comic characters are from the masses. He is of the view that “Real laughter is one that sheds tears when squeezed”.