Imdad Hussaini

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Imdad Hasnain (Sindhi: ﺍﻣﺪﺍﺩ ﺣﺴﻴﻨﻲ, Urdu: ﺍﻣﺪﺍﺩ ﺣﺴﻴﻨﻰ) (born March 10, 1940) is a Sindhi poet and writer of Pakistan.[1][2]

Imdad Hussaini is a Sindhi poets of Pakistan. He is a poet, short story writer, scholar and lyricist. Many singers including Abida Parveen, Bilquis Khanum, Arshad Mehmood, Rubina Qureshi and Zarina Baloch have sung his songs for Radio Pakistan and Pakistan Television. He was born in Tikhura, a village on the left bank of the river Indus in the previous district of Hyderabad, Sindh. His father's name is Syed Fazal Mohammed Shah, who was the first cousin of Syed Miran Mohammad Shah. Syed Imdad Hussaini is an educationist by profession. He has worked in various literary Institutions of Sindh, such as the Sindhi Adabi Board, the Sindh Text Book Board, the Institute of Sindhology and as a member of BOG of the Sindhi Language Authority. He was Secretary of Sindhi Adabi Board during 1992-1993, editor of Sindhi Adabi Board's literary journal, "Mehran" (quarterly) from 1977-1979 and its Managing Editor from 2004-2006.

Published works[edit]

  • Hawa Jay Samhoon
  • Shehar
  • Imdad Aahay Rol
  • Kirnay Jehro Pal

He translated in Urdu, Mirza Qaleech Baig's novel Zeenat; Urdu translation by Imdad Hussaini; published by Academy of Letters, Islamabad in 1978.

He also translated a historical epic tale (originating about a thousand years ago) of Sindh in Urdu:

He compiled two books:

  • Sindh je Deeni Adab jo Catalogue, published by Institute of Sindhology in 1971
  • Mual Manhoo Jeeari Peeda by Tikhur Publications

His collection of Urdu poetry, Dhoop Kiran is under publication by Shaherzad Publications, Karachi.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Pakistan pictorial. Pakistan Publications. 1999-11. p. 42.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ Imam, Zainab (April 20, 2007). "Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai Awards distribution ceremony: Shaukat Siddiqui, Sheema Kirmani, Mai Bhagi, Raees Amrohvi honoured". Daily Times. Archived from the original on July 15, 2011. 

PAKISTAN CIVIL AWARDS, Investiture Ceremony, Islamabad, 23 March 2003