Nisar Nasik (15 February 1943 – 3 July 2019) was a Pakistani poet.[1]


He was born in Rawalpindi, Pakistan in 1943 and used to work for both Radio Pakistan and Pakistan Television. He was credited with writing the song "Dil Dil Pakistan", a highly popular patriotic song by the musical band Vital Signs first released in 1987.[1][2][3][4][5]

Awards and recognitionEdit

Pakistan Television awarded him the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions in Urdu literature.[3][5][6][4]


He wrote in Urdu and Punjabi languages. He also wrote two books:


Nisar Nasik died in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on 3 July 2019 after a protracted illness with many health issues including diabetes, amnesia and high blood pressure.[1][3][4][2]


  1. ^ a b c Dil Dil Pakistan lyricist Nisar Nasik breathes his last Images (Dawn Group of newspapers), Published 3 July 2019, Retrieved 15 January 2023
  2. ^ a b "Dil Dil Pakistan's writer lives miserable life". Dunya TV News website. Retrieved 15 January 2023.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Profile of Nisar Nasik". website. Retrieved 15 January 2023.
  4. ^ a b c "دل دل پاکستان نغمے کے شاعر نثار ناسک انتقال کر گئے". Express News website. 3 July 2019. Retrieved 15 January 2023.
  5. ^ a b c d "Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) pays tribute to poet Nisar Nasik". The Nation (newspaper). Retrieved 15 January 2023.
  6. ^ "NEWS IN BRIEF (scroll down to read title 'Poetical prosing')". Dawn (newspaper). Retrieved 15 January 2023.