Kaifi Azmi

Poet, Author

1919 – 2002

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Who was Kaifi Azmi?

Sayyid Akhtar Hussein Rizvi, known as Kaifi Azmi was an Indian Urdu poet. He is considered to be one of the greatest Urdu poets of 20th century. Together with Pirzada Qasim, Jon Elia and others he participated in the most memorable mushairas of the twentieth century.

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Born
Jan 14, 1919
Azamgarh
Also known as
  • Akhtar Husain Rizvi
  • Kaifi Aazmi
  • कैफ़ी आज़मी
  • Sayyid Akhtar Hussein Rizvi
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Islam
Nationality
  • India
Profession
Lived in
  • Lucknow
  • Azamgarh
Died
May 10, 2002
Mumbai

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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