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Akhlaq Mohammed Khan 'Shahryar', Urdu poet

Dr. Akhlaq Mohammed Khan 'Shahryar' popularly known as Shahryar is an Urdu poetry writer. He is an Indian academician and a lyricist in Hindi films. He was born on 16th June 1936 at Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh state, India

His contributions to the poetry of Urdu language and literature are Ism-e-azam, Satvan dar (Satva yet), Hijr ke mausam, and Neend ki Kirchen. He is noted for the lyrics to the Hindi films such as Umrao Jaan (1981) and Gaman (1978).

Courtesy: Akhlaq Mohammed Khan 'Shahryar', Movie directed by Mr. Obaid Siddiqui for Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi.

You can buy this DVD from Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi.