Mustafa Rahi

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Mustafa Rahi
Born 1931
Died 1986
Occupation Urdu poet
Nationality Pakistani
Genre Ghazal
Relatives Murtaza Birlas (brother)

Mustafa Rahi, (1931–1986) was a poet of classical and neo classical Urdu Ghazal from Pakistan. He remained out of the lime light all his life. A selection of his works was published in 1993 by Murtaza Birlas

Mustafa Rahi edited and compiled several books related to his mentor - Jigar Moradabadi.

His style comprises strong emotional expressions, with a whole hearted commitment to the elegance of ghazal. His style of poetry has earned recognition from his peers.


His published works are:

  • Ehed Aafreen: Ghazal Archived October 27, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  • Jigar Namay: Letters of Jigar [1]
  • Bayad-e-Jigar: A compilation of remarks about Jigar [2]
  • Baqol-e-Jigar: Quotations from Jigar
  • Jigar Hamaree Nazr Main: Critical reviews about Jigar [3]
  • Namay Jo Mere Naam Aye: Compilation of letters to Nazir Siddiqui [4]

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