Pakistani novelist who is best known for Imran, a popular Urdu-language spy fiction series. His works of children's literature include Chaloosak Maloosak, Aangloo Bangloo, and Chan Changloo.
He studied law and literature at the University of Multan and subsequently became an attorney and a hobbyist writer.
He published more than four hundred novels over the course of his career.
He was born Mazhar Nawaz Khan in Multan, Pakistan; he later adopted the pen name of Mazhar Kaleem. He fathered four daughters and two sons.
Like fellow author Musharraf Farooqi, Kaleem was born in Pakistan.