Passed away on 11.08 2020

Born as Rahat Qureshi, he was a Urdu poet, Bollywood lyricist, a painter and a Professor of Urdu literature.

Born in Indore ,he completed his formal education from Madhya Pradesh. In 1985 he was awarded a PhD in Urdu Literature.

He performed in Mushaira and Kavi Sammelan for over four decades  across  India and has travelled multiple times to the US , UK, Canada, Australia and Middle Eastern countries.

He tested positive for Covid 19 and was  admitted to hospital where he breathed his last on 11th August 2020 due to Covid related complications.

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