LAHORE - Pride of performance, famous poet and naatkhawan Muzaffar Warsi passed away on Friday evening after protracted illness. He was 88. Muzaffar Warsi, whose real name was Muhammad Muzaffarud Din Sadiqqui, was born in a religious family of Alhaaj Muhammad Sharifud Din Ahamd known as Sufi Warsi on December 20, 1933 in the Indian city of Merath. While talking to The Nation, Hafeez Warsi, son of Muzaffar Warsi, told that his father had been suffering from multiple diseases for the last two years and on Friday evening, he suddenly fell unconscious and died on way to hospital. His Namaz-e-Janaza will be offered on Saturday (today) at 297-A-3 Johar Town at 8:30am. His ultimate collections included hamd and naat poetry. These beautiful naats are a real satisfaction for human soul and his poetry given a pretty good experience to start a new life. Beautiful collection of Muzaffar Warsis poetry includes Hamd Bari Taala - Wohi Khuda hai, Ae Khuda Ae Khuda, Mera to Sub Kuch Mera Nabi Hai, Awaisiyon Mein Beth Ja Bilalion Mein Beth Ja, Ya Rehmatallil Aalameen Ilham Jama Hai Tera, Mehshar Mein, Bashar Nahein Azmat-e-Bashar Hai - Mera Payembbar Azim Tar Hai, Ae Khuda Zaat Ka Apni Mujhe Irfan Ho Jaey, Dafan Jo Sadion Talley Hai Woe Khazana Day De - Aik Lamhey Ko Mujhey Apna Zamana Day De. In separate condolence messages, PML-N Quaid Nawaz Sharif and Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif expressed their deep sense of sorrow and grief over the sad demise of Muzaffar Warsi.