Nasir Kazmi

(8 December 1925 - 2 March 1972 / Ambala / British India)

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Syed Nasir Raza Kazmi (Urdu: سید ناصر رضا كاظمی ) was a renowned Urdu poet of Pakistan. He was one of the greatest poets of this era, especially in the use of "ista'aaray" and "chhotee beher". Kazmi was born on December 8, 1925 at Ambala in British India.

Education and Career

Kazmi was educated at Ambala, Simla and Lahore. He returned to Ambala in 1945 and started looking after his ancestral land. After the creation of Pakistan in 1947, he came to Lahore.

He did some journalistic work with Auraq-e-Nau as an editor and became editor-in-chief of the magazine Humayun in 1952. Later he was associated with Radio Pakistan, Lahore and other ... more »

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  • 666666 (12/2/2017 11:48:00 PM)

    He was great poet too bad he could not compile the book that he intended to show origin of Ghalib inspiration rooted in Meer's poetry

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