Rahat Indori

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Rahat Indori
Born Rahat Indorei
(1950-01-01) 1 January 1950 (age 67)
Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Occupation Urdu Poet, Bollywood Film lyricist
Nationality Indian
Citizenship Indian
Education MA, PhD
Alma mater Islamia Karimia College
Barkatullah University
Genre Ghazal, Nazm, Geet
Spouse

Anjum Rehbar(m.1988-1993)

Seema Rahat
Children Sameer Indori ,Shibli Irfan, Faisal Rahat, Satlaj Rahat
Website
rahatindori.com

Rahat Indori (Urdu: ڈاکٹر راحت اندوری ‎) (Hindi: डॉ. राहत इन्दोरी ) (born 1 January 1950) is one of the most acclaimed celebrity Urdu poet and a bollywood lyricist.[1] Prior to this he was a pedagogist of Urdu literature at Indore University. Rahat Indori is known and loved amongst his millions of fans worldwide for his poetic brilliance and a very peculiar style of rendering ash'aars.

Early life and education[edit]

He was born on 1 January 1950 in Indore to Rafatullah Qureshi, a cloth mill worker, and his wife Maqbool Un Nisa Begum. He was their fourth child. He did his schooling from Nutan School Indore from where he completed his Higher Secondary. He completed his graduation from Islamia Karimia College (ikdc) Indore[2] in 1973 and has passed his MA in Urdu literature from Barkatullah University[3] Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) in 1975. Equally competent in prose and poetry, Rahat was awarded a PhD in Urdu literature from the Bhoj University of Madhya Pradesh in 1985 for his thesis titled Urdu Main Mushaira.[4]

rahat indori is world famous Shayar

Performance[edit]

Dr. Rahat Indori is continuously performing in Mushaira and Kavi Sammelan from last 40 - 45 Years. He has travelled widely internationally to recite poetry. He has attended poetic symposiums in almost all the Districts of India and have also travelled hundred of times to USA, UK, Canada, Singapore, Mauritius, KSA, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal etc.[citation needed]

Amongst the countless honors, some of the awards presented to Dr Rahat Indori are,

Honour from Houston City Council, Houston USA
Honour from Embassy of India, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Honour from Jung News Paper Publications, Karachi, Pakistan
Honour from Gehwara E Adab, Atlanta, USA
Farogh E Urdu Adab Award – Kuwait
Shayar E Mehfil Award – Anjuman Farogh E Urdu Adab, Kuwait
Mohd. Ali Taj Award, MP Urdu Academy, Bhopal
Honour - Rajasthan Urdu Academy, Jaipur
Honour - Madhya Pradesh Urdu Academy, Bhopal
Maulana Mohd Ali Johar Award – Jamia Old Boys Association, New Delhi
Adeeb International Award – Sahir Cultural Academy, Ludhiana
Haq Banarasi Award – Anjuman Nawa e Haq, Banaras
Sahitya Saraswat, Hindi Sahitya Sammelan, Prayag
Indira Gandhi Award, National Federation, Haldwani
Pradesh Ratna, Hindi Sahitya Parishad, Bhopal
National Integration Award, Indian Cultural Society, New Delhi
UP Hindi Urdu Sahitya Award, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow
Rajiv Gandhi Literary Award, Hum sab Ek Hain, Bhopal
Award of Excellence in Urdu Poetry, Social Educational & Welfare Association (SEWA), Mumbai
Sadbhaawna Award, Bazm E Gango Jaman, Ujjain
Aafaq Haider Award, Shamim Memon Memorial Foundation, Varanai
Faani o Shakil Award, Dr. Urmilesh Jan Chetna Samiti, Badaun
Nishwar Wahidi Award, National Book Fare Trust, Kanpur
Netaji Subhash Alankaran, Subhash Manch, Indore
Dr. Zakir Hussain Award, New Delhi
Nishan E Aijaz, Dr. Shakil Welfare Educational Society, Bareilly
Kaifi Aazmi Award, Bhartiya Rashtriya Ekta Parishad, Varanasi
Urdu Award, Jhansi
Ishrat Award, Varanasi
Kabeer Samman – Vaadiz Hindi Shiksha Samiti, Jammu Kashmir
Jagjit Singh Award, Nirmala Devi Foundation
Indore Ratna – Dainik Dabang Duniya, Indore
Rashtriya Ekta Wa Maanavta Samman, Young Indian Social Society, Amrawati
Kamal Madrasi Memorial Award – Punjab Association & Kamal Urdu Academy, Chennai
Mirza Ghalib Award, Jhansi
Kaif Bhopali Award, Bhopal
Firaq International Award, Chitranshi, Agra

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Filmography[edit]

As a lyricist[edit]

Film Song Music Singer
Prem Shakti Mere khayal Parvez Akhtar Anuradha Paudwal
Aashiyan Tuta hua dil tere hawaale Parvez Akhtar Anuradha Paudwal
Aashiyan Zindagi naam ko hamari hai Parvez Akhtar Anuradha Paudwal
Sir Aaj humne dil ka har kissa Anu Malik Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik
Janam Dil jigar ke jaan achchha hai Anu Malik Amit Kumar
Khuddar Tumsa koi pyaara koi masoom Anu Malik Alka Yagnik, Kumar Sanu
Khuddar Khat likhna humein khat likhna Anu Malik Alka Yagnik, Kumar Sanu
Khuddar Tum mano ya na mano Anu Malik Alka Yagnik, Kumar Sanu
Khuddar Raat kya maange ek sitaara Anu Malik Alka Yagnik
Murder Dil ko hazaar baar roka Anu Malik Alisha Chinai
Munnabhai MBBS M bole to master mein maste Anu Malik Vinod Rathod, Sanjay Dutt, Prachi & Priya Mayekar
Mission Kashmir Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy Shankar Mahadevan, Sunidhi Chauhan & Jaspinder Narula
Mission Kashmir Dhuan Dhuan Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy Vinod Rathod, Anuradha Paudwal
Meenaxi Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai A. R. Rahman Reena Bhardwaj
Kareeb Chori Chori Jab Nazrein Mili Anu Malik Kumar Sanu & Sanjeevani
Ishq Dekho Dekho Jaanam Ham Anu Malik Alka Yagnik & Udit Narayan
Ishq Neend Churayee Meri Anu Malik Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan & Kavita Krishnamurthy
Begum Jaan Murshida Anu Malik Arijit Singh

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MP's Bollywood connection grows behind the camera". India Today. 12 September 2008. 
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20101012080445/http://www.ikcollegeindore.org/aboutus.html. Archived from the original on 12 October 2010. Retrieved 3 October 2010.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ Barkatullah University Bhopal
  4. ^ "14 Exceptional Shayris By Rahat Indori That Are Full Of Wisdom". 2016-07-30. Retrieved 2016-07-31. 
  5. ^ Official website of Dr Rahat Indori http://rahatindori.com/

External links[edit]

[1]* Official Facebook Page