Tanz O Mazah

Urdu Ki Aakhri Kitab By Ibn E Insha ( Tanz-o-Mazah)

Urdu Ki Aakhri Kitab (اردو کی آخری کتاب) is an Urdu Tanz O Mazah book authors by famous humorous writer Ibn E Insha. The book was first published in 1971 by Lahore Academy and continues to be published today due to its fame. It is a collection of prose parodies by Insha. In which we get to see a high standard of satire and humor. 

Pakistani Urdu poet, humorist, travelogue writer, and newspaper columnist Sher Muhammad Khan, ‘Ibn-e-Insha’, was a writer of humor, travelogues, and poetry. In addition to his poetry, he was also regarded as one of the foremost Urdu humorists.

Urdu Ki Aakhri Kitab Book Summary

At the beginning of the book, Insha wrote that this book is for adults, for mental adults. It is also a fact that Insha’s prose is beyond the comprehension of any other low-level writer. If one is able to understand his prose, one must study carefully and examine the history and geographical boundaries surrounding his cultural work.

Where Insha left everyone behind in poetry, when he picked up a pen to write prose, everyone’s eyes were wide open. In his writing, the bitterness of historical events from partition to migration is captured in satirical prose. In this Urdu Ki Aakhri Kitab book, 101 cartoons of Najmi have also been given space and they have been pasted according to the occasion and place.

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There is a satire on geographical boundaries, as well as a sharp attack on historical background; the humor is about kings, while the hurt is about mathematics and science so that they have no subjects. Avoid getting hurt by humor and satire. A satirist like Insha is not born every day, he is born over centuries. People who are fond of satire and humor will definitely want to read Insha.

Ibn E Insha‘s Humor books List

  • Khat Insha Jee Kay 
  • Khumar e Gandum 
  • Aap se kya Parda 
  • Batain Insha ji ki 
  • Dakhl Dar Ma’qulaat 


Ibn-e-Insha’s seminal 1971 work Urdu Ki Aakhri Kitab showcases his signature satire and parody. With biting wit, the book skewers absurdities across society and culture while retaining sensitivity to human foibles. This landmark of comedic Urdu writing cements Insha’s legacy as a master humorist whose incisive vision resonates decades later. Urdu Ki Aakhri Kitab remains an uproariously funny yet thoughtful read.

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