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Know all about Indian Urdu poet Rahat Indori

Rahat Indori (born 1 January 1950) is an Indian Bollywood lyricist and Urdu language, poet. He is also a former professor of Urdu language and a painter. Prior to this, he was a pedagogist of Urdu literature at Indore University.
Indian Urdu Poet Rahat Indori  Sahab
Indian Urdu Poet Rahat Indori  Sahab

Early life and education:

Rahat Qureshi, later known as Rahat Indori, was born on 1 January 1950 in Indore to Rafatullah Qureshi, a cloth mill worker, and his wife Maqbool Un Nisa Begum. He was their fourth child. He did his schooling from Nutan School Indore from where he completed his Higher Secondary. He completed his graduation from Islamia Karimia College Indore in 1973 and has passed his MA in Urdu literature from Barkatullah University Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) in 1975. Rahat was awarded a PhD in Urdu literature from the Bhoj University of Madhya Pradesh in 1985 for his thesis titled Urdu Main Mushaira.

Performance:

Indori has performed in Mushaira and Kavi Sammelan from last 40 - 45 Years. He has travelled widely internationally to recite poetry. He has attended poetic symposiums in almost all the districts of India and has also traveled hundred of times to USA, UK, UAE, Australia, Canada, Singapore, Mauritius, KSA, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal etc.

Indori was invited as a guest on The Kapil Sharma Show twice. First, in the 1 July 2017 episode of Season 1 along with Kumar Vishwas and Shabinaji; and the second time with Ashok Chakradhar on 21 July 2019 episode of Season 2. Indori was also invited in the show Wah! Wah! Kya Baat Hai! on SAB TV.

Some of the books written by him are below:

  • Rut
  • Do Kadar or Sahi
  • Mere baad
  • Dhoop Bahut Hai
  • Chand Pagal Hai
  • Maujood
  • Naraz

       

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