Khwaja Haider Ali Aatish (1778–1848) (Urdu: خواجہ حیدر علی آتش ) of Lucknow was an Urdu poet.Khwaja Haider Ali Lakhnawi is one of the giants of Urdu Literature. Aatish and Imam Bakhsh Nasikh were contemporary poets whose rivalry is well-known. Both had hundreds of disciples.The era of Aatish-Nasikh was a golden era for Urdu poetry in Lucknow. He is mostly known for His Ghazals and for his amazing and different style of poetry and two of his finest Ghazals are also included in the Punjab text book board pakistans syllabus of intermediate(1st years urdu book) for students of intermediate in Punjab province.
He was born 1777 in his home town Faiziabad. Due to the death of father at an early age he couldn't complete his studies.