Dr.Nasim uz Zafar

Dr.Naseem uz ZafarDr. Nasim uz Zafar was born in Syed Nagli ( Hasanpur) Moradabad ( now J P Nagar) in Uttar Pradesh on 12 August 1952. He passed his higher secondary from Sukhdevi Inter College Hasanpur, Intermediate from Aggrawal Inter College (Now Maharaja Agrasen Inter College)- Moradabad, B.Sc From K G K college Moradabad, BUMMS from AMU Aligarh and M.D From Jaipur (Rajasthan Univ). His literary works include, Musawwir Sabzwari- Fun or Shairi, Translation of Dr. Gurudas Das Gupta’s drama from Bengali to Urdu as ‘Naya Chand’, Drama- “Mai Abhi Wahan Se Aa Raha HuN’,Lyrics for Doordarshan’s “Jung Abhi Jari Hai” and the compilation of “Nazir e Karbala” of late Maujiz Sambhali.Many of his dramas and short stories are published in magzines and journals of high repute.Asmat Chughtai once said about him that , ” Naseem is the Premchand of Urdu Afsana Nigari”. Maujiz Sambhali acknowledged him as ‘The Poet who dont need any master’. Although he is rarely found on stages as he consider it as a ‘Job of disaster and self ruin”, but his poetry has a class of its own. Presently he resides in Sambhal (Moradabad) busy with his successful practice and medical business.

For Ahlul Baiit his love leads him to be one of the best poets of all time. His manqabats, salams, nauha, marsia, na’at and musaddas are the examples of his devotion and attachment for the cause of Hussainiat. In his own words
” meri zindagi ki kitaab me,
koii naam haii to Ali ka haii,
mujhe jaanta haii ye kul jahan,
ye ghulaam hai to Ali ka haii.’

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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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