Haider Qureshi

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Birthday
1, 1953
Birthplace
Rabwah, Pakistan
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
1, 1953 (age 66)
Birthplace
Rabwah, Pakistan

About

Pakistani author and poet whose poetry mixed the traditional Urdu language with elements of vernacular speech. He is perhaps best known for his 2009 collection, Umr-e-Lahaasil Ka Haasil (translated as: The Outcome of Futile Life).

Before Fame

He published his first ghazal in 1971 and went on to receive a Master of Arts degree in Urdu literature.

Trivia

His poems were translated into Arabic, German, Turkish, and English.

Family Life

He was born into a Seraki-speaking family and was the son of Qureshi Ghulam Sarwar.

Associated With

His literary contemporary, Parveen Shakir, was also born in Pakistan.