Who is Wasim Barelvi ?
# Waseem Barelvi was born on 18th Feb,1940 in Bareilly Uttar Pradesh.
# He completed his M.A. in Urdu literature from Agra University in 1958 and started his career as an Assistant Professor and later became an Associate Professor & Head of Urdu Dept Bareilly college, Bareilly.
# Wasim Barelvi is an Indian Urdu poet.
# His ghazals are very popular.
# He has been awarded the “Firak International Award”.
# Barelvi is Vice Chairman of the National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language(NCPUL).
# He has also performed at Culrav 2012 (the cultural event of NIT Allahabad).
# Barelvi’s great gazals mostly sung by Jagjit Singh became very popular.
# He knows what to write.
# He has published more than six collections of poetry in Urdu and two in Hindi.
# Some of his important books are:
- Tabassum-e-Gham (Urdu) (1966)
- Aansu Mere Daman Tera (Hindi) (1990)
- Mizaj (Urdu) (1990)
- Aankh Aansu Hui (Urdu) (2000)
- Mera kya (Hindi) (2000)
- Aankhon Aankhon Rahe (Urdu) (2007)
- Mera kya (Urdu) (2007)
- Mausam Andar Bahar Ke (Urdu) (2007)
- Birthday: February 18, 1940 (age 78 years)
- Birth Place: Bareilly, India
- Birth Name: Wasim Barelvi
- Famous as: Wasim Barelvi
- Profession: Indian Urdu poet
- Award: Firak International Award