Famous for his Urdu poetry, Gayavi published ghazals and shayari such as "Jo Kho Diya Usey" and "Ghar Me Taare Hazaar Laaya Hoon." To support his literary career, he worked by day as a computer engineer.
At around seven years old, he developed an interest in poetry and attained fluency in the Urdu tongue.
He attended Mirza Ghalib College in Gaya, India.
Born Azhar Sabri, he was raised in the village of Belwar in Bihar, India, and he studied at the Public High School in Raniganj.
He and Saeed Khan are both known for their Urdu poetry.