Parveen Shakir is one the most famous poets of Urdu. She is famed for expressing feminine sentiments. Love, separation and solitude are basic metaphors of her poetry. She also remained associated with Radio and TV for literary programs. Khushbo, Sad Barg, KhudKalaami, Inkaar, Mah-i-Tamaam (Collection) and Kaf-i-Aainaare her poetry collections. In her literary services, she was presented with the Adamjee Literary Award in 1976 and the Pride of Performance by the Government of Pakistan in 1990.