Bismil Azimabadi

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Bismil Azimabadi بِسمل عظیم آبادی
Born Syed Shah Mohammad Hasan
Azimabad, Patna, Bihar, British India
Died 20 June 1978(1978-06-20) (aged 76–77)
Azimabad, Patna, Bihar, India
Resting place Village Kurtha, Bihar
Occupation Freedom Fighter, Landlord, Poet
Language Urdu, Arabic, Persian, English
Nationality Indian
Genre Ghazal, Nazm
Notable works Sarfaroshi ki Tamanna

Bismil Azimabadi (1901 - 1978) بِسمل عظیم آبادی was an Urdu poet from Patna, Bihar.


Sarfaroshi ki Tamanna سرفروش کی تمنّا [edit]

In 1921 he wrote the patriotic poem Sarfaroshi ki Tamanna.[1] The poem was immortalised by Ram Prasad Bismil, an Indian freedom fighter, as a war cry during the British Raj period in India.[2] It was first published in journal Sabah, published in Delhi.[citation needed]


Bihar Urdu Academy gives an award in his name, known as the "Bismil Azimabadi Award".[3]


  1. ^ Noorani, Abdul Gafoor Abdul Majeed (1996). The trial of Bhagat Singh: politics of justice. Konark. p. 16.
  2. ^ Hasan, Mushirul (2016). Roads to Freedom: Prisoners in Colonial India. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199089673.
  3. ^ "Latest Pathankot News 29/03/2016: गजलकार प्रवीन अश्क को बिस्मिल अजीमाबादी अवार्ड". 2016-03-29. Retrieved 2016-09-20.

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