Bashir Badr

bashir badrBashir Badr (born on 30 April 1945) is an Indian acclaimed poet of Urdu. Bashir Badr was born in Kanpur, India. His full name is Syed Mohammad Bashir. During his Masters progarm he was made to study one of his own book. Bashir Badr has over 18,000 couplets to his name and many Urdu ghazals.

He has retired as  chairman o Madhya Pradesh Urdu Akademi and lives at Bhopal.

Bashir Badr is has two sons and a daughter. One of his sons  Nusrat Badr is a Bollywood writer. He lives in Bhopal. He is an alumnus of Aligarh Muslim University. His disciple and famous poet Muslim Saleem, who got educated in Aligarh under Bashir Badr, also lives in Bhopal.

Badr was awarded the Padma Shri in 1999 for contribution towards literature and Sangeet Natak Akademi. He was the recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award in Urdu for his poetry collection Aas in 1999.

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Information compiled by Muslim Saleem

Muslim Saleem reciting his ghazals at Jashn-e-Muslim Saleem at MP Urdu Academy, Bhopal on December 30, 2010.

Muslim Saleem reciting his ghazals at Jashn-e-Muslim Saleem at MP Urdu Academy, Bhopal on December 30, 2010.

From Left) Zafar Naseemi, MP Urdu Academy Chairman Saleem Qureshi, Dr. (Barqi Azmi, Prof Afaq Ahmad, Dr. Qasim Niazi, Muslim Saleem

From Left) Zafar Naseemi, MP Urdu Academy Chairman Saleem Qureshi, Dr. (Barqi Azmi, Prof Afaq Ahmad, Dr. Qasim Niazi, Muslim Saleem.

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