OBAID AZAM AZMI
Name : Obaidur Rahman
Pen Name : Obaid Azam Azmi
Fathers Name : Shaikh Shamim Ahmed
(Ex. M.L.A. Indian National Congress, from Mumbai, Maharashtra, 1980-85).
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Educational Qualification :
M.A. (Urdu) and Diploma in Computer, University of Mumbai.
Languages Known :
Urdu, Hindi, English, Bhojpuri, Awadhi & Marahi.
Email : email@example.com
Website : www.azmi.in
- Khirman– (5 Volumes, Poetry collection of Muztar khairabadi, Edited with Jan Nisar Akhtar, Javed Akhtar & Suhail Akhtar) Published in 2015, released byVice President of India Honorable Hamid Ansari Saheb, at New Delhi.
- Rubaiyaat-e-Islam (Poetry Collection), Published in 2018.
1.Laazawaal (Poetry Collection)
2. Arooz (Urdu Prosody)
Invention & Research Works in Urdu Prosody :
- Bahr-e-Azam (Published in Monthly Urdu Channel, Mumbai.)
2. 28 – Nai BahreN (Published in Monthly Urdu Channel, Mumbai)
3. Rubaii ke Naye Avzaan (Published in Shair, Inquilab Daily, & Urdu Channel)
- Baat Ban Gayi-Released 2013. Song : Man Tu Shudi , Sung by Sonu Nigam
2. Kuch Log (unreleased)
Songs Sung By :
Asha Bhosle, Rekha Bhardwaj, Sadhna Sargam, Shan,Ahan and Shahid.
TV Show of TATA SKY’S ACTVE JAVED AKHTAR :
In this show my Ten Ghazals sung by different singers. This show available 24/7 on TATA SKY.
- Yaar se pyaar ki baaton ko Ghazal kehte hain
- Naee Zameen banaane mein waqt lagta hai
- Nazar jo aayi teri jhalak
4.Baadal naheen chhaaye hain ki barsaat naheen hai
- Aaye jo mohabbat mein samjhaane hamein aaye
6.Raahat se gham o ranj mein dhal jaati hain raatein
7.Shumaar hai koi bhala zara zara si baat ka
8.Sukoone dil ko lutne se bacha lete to achha tha
- koi nahin hai saath jahaaN le ke aa gayi
- Taskeene-nazar, raahate-dil, jaane-jigar hai
I have recited hundreds of National & International Mushairas from 1990, with popular poets like Ali SardarJafri, Majrooh Sultanpuri, Kaifi Azmi, Ali Jawwad Zaidi, Naushad, Dr. Jagannath Azad, Ahmed Faraz, QateelShifai, Shahryar, Mohammad Alvi, Nida Fazli, BasheerBadr, Amjad Islam Amjad,Gulzar Dehlavi, Aziz Qaisi, Kalidas Gupta Reza, Javed Akhtar, Indeevar, Dr. Malikzada Manzoor Ahmed, Naqsh Layalpuri, MumtazRashid, Bashar Nawaz,HasanKamal, Sameer, RahatIndori, Qaisarul Jafri, Abdul Ahad Saaz etc.
See > Sahafat Daily Mumbai. 10/1/2010, Inquilab Daily, 16/2/2011, 20/2/2009, 11/12/2011, 25/5/2012
and also recited poetry on All India Radio, Vividh Bharatiand on TV Channels Like DD Urdu, ETV Urdu, ETC, UTN, Aakaash Vani, etc
(Majrooh Sultanpuri & Obaid Azam Azmi at Gogte College Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, India. 1999)
With Ahmed Faraz at Mumbai.
From Left Obaid Azam Azmi , Anwar Zaheer Khan, Prof. Rafia Shabnam Abidi, Ali Sardar Jafri & Majrooh Sultanpuri/
at Anjuman i Islam , VT, Bombay,Year- 1995.
International Mushairas :
- Qatar – Doha – Jashn e Azadi – Hindi , Mushaira- 2014
- Dubai – at Shaikh Rashid Audotorium-2014
- International Mushaira, Nehru Centre, Mumbai2006
- International Mushaira Kalyan – 2018.
- International Mushaira – at Mumbai University, Jashn e Adab Delhi. 2013
- International Mushaira at Lucky Hotel. Mumbai 1998.
- International Mushaira, Pasbaan e Adab, at Nehru Centre, Mumbai – 2014
- International Mushaira , NCPUL (Delhi) at Bhiwandi, Maharshtra -2016
- International Mushaira, Sadaf International, at Islam Gym, Mumbai – 2018.
National Mushairas :
Lal Qila – Delhi (Jashn e Azadi Mushaira) Delhi Urdu Akademi – 2018.
NCPUL of HRD Ministry – Pragati Maidan. 2018
National Mushaira’s of Nehru Centre Mumbai 2001-2002-2003-2004-2005-2006-2007-2008-2009-2010-2011-2012-2013-2014-2015-2016-2017
IHL Mushaira – Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi – 2015 and 2016
NCPUL Mushaira at Bhiwandi -2016.
NCPUL Mushaira at Saboo Siddik Mumbai 2003.
NCPUL Mushaira at Malegaon-Maharashtra 2014
Maharashtra State Sahitya Urdu AkademiMushaira at Gateway of India, Mumbai – 2014 and 2016
Maharashtra State Sahitya Urdu Akademi at Lonavala, Maharshtra.
Karnatak Urdu Akademi Mushaira , Belgam-2016, Bagalkot-2016.
Lucknow Mushaira 2012.
International Shows : (As Poet , Anchor, Actor)
(at Shaikh Rashed Auditorium , Dubai, All shows organized by Ibaadat Foundation, New Delhi,)
- Dubai – Show about Majrooh Sultanpuri, Famous Poet & Lyricist – 2014
- Dubai – Show about Shakeel Badauni , Famous Poet & Lyricist – 2016
- Dubai – Show about Rajendra Krishna, Famous Bollywood Lyricist – 2018
National Shows as Poet , Anchor, Actor :
(All shows organized by Ibaadat Foundation, New Delhi,)
- Mumbai – Show about Majrooh Sultanpuri(Famous Poet & Lyricist), 2012.
- Delhi – Show about Shakeel Badauni(Famous Poet & Lyricist), 2012.
- Delhi – Show about Shakeel Badauni(Famous Poet & Lyricist), 2012.
- Kolkata- Show about Majrooh Sultanpuri(Famous Poet & Lyricist), 2013.
- New Delhi – Lafz O Aawaz, Ghazal Show at New Delhi – 2013.
- Delhi – Show about Majrooh Sultanpuri(Famous Poet & Lyricist), 2016.
- Delhi – Show about Rajendra Krishna(Famous Poet & Lyricist), 2016.
- Ludhiana – Show about MajroohSultanpuri(Famous Poet & Lyricist), 2017.
- Kolkata – Show about Shakeel Badauni(Famous Poet & Lyricist), 2012.
- Jaipur – Show about Majrooh Sultanpuri(Famous Poet & Lyricist), 2017.
- Jaipur – Lutf e Ibaadat- 2017
- Mumbai – Show about Hasrat jaipuri(Famous Poet & Lyricist), 2018.
- Delhi – Show about Hasrat jaipuri(Famous Poet & Lyricist), 2018.
Ghazal Shows : (in these shows, Introduction of all poets written by me, in poetry) :
1.Khusro se Majrooh Tak Organized by Nehru Centre Mumbai – 2001
2. Ghazal ka Safar Organized by Cancer Aid Foundation Mumbai.-2008
3. Roodaad e Ghazal, Organised by Nehru Centre,,Worli, Mumbai – 2018
1.Urdu Channel (Monthly Literary Magazine), Mumbai.
- Urdunetwork.com (web portal)
Special Invitation for Poetry Recitation :
- Sahitya Academy (Mumbai branch), at Dadar, Mumbai.1997
2. Harmony week — organized by Mumbai Police & CCBT, at Saboo Siddik, Byculla, Mumbai-8. 16/11/2007.
3. Poetry Against Terrorism, Organized by SahyogCultural Society, Mumbai, at Islam Gymkhana, Mumbai. on19/12/2008. See Mid-Day (Mumbai) 20/12/2008.
4. Sur Singar Samsad, 47th Kala ke kalakar, VidyapeethVidya Bhavan, Mumbai. on 29/5/2008
5. Bazm-e-Adab, Jaunpur, Dist. Jaunpur U.P. 20/6/2010
6. Shibli College, Azamgarh, U.P. on 07/6/2012, See Inquialb Daily (Varanasi Edition 08/06/2012), RashtriyaSahara Daily (Lucknow Edition, 08/06/2012.)
7. Hindi Association of KMC College & Rotract Club of Khopoli,
Khopoli, Raigad, Maharashtra. on 18/2/2010
8. Aashirwad’s 24, hours Kavi Kavi sammelan, Mumbai, 2013
- Kavya Hotra Organised by Goa Kala Akademi, Goa, 2016
- Kaifi Azmi Day – at Janki Kutir- Mumbai – 2016- 2018
- Asadullah Khan Collge, Kausa, Mumbra, Thane. 2017
- Bombay Kala Academy, Janki Kutir, Juhu, Mumbai, 18 Aug 2018.
- Mish’al-e-JaaN ka Aroozi Tajziya (Organized by GogteColleg Ratnagiri -1999)
2. Ali Sardar Jafri ki Shairi ka Aroozi Tajziya (Organized by Nehru Centre, Mumbai-2001)
3. Rubaii ke Naye Avzaan (Organized by Arabic Dept. Mumbai University-2012)
- Iqbal Suhail Ki Ghazlon ka Aroozi Mutala’aa ( Organised by Shibli National College Azamgarh Feb 2017)
- Firaq Gorakhpuri ki Ghazlon Ka Aroozi Tajziya ( organised by dept. of Urdu, Mumbai University, Feb 2017)
Published Literary work :
My writings get published in various leading Urdu Magazines & Newspapers such as
Aiwan-e-Urdu (New Delhi), Kitab Numa (New Delhi, December 1994),Urdu Channel (Mumbai),Inquilab Daily (Mumbai, 16/3/2010,25/12/2011), Urdu Times Daily ( Mumbai), Sahafat Daily (Mumbai),Shair Monthly (Mumbai) Zad-e-Safar Monthly (Mumbai) ,Hindustan daily (Mumbai), Awaaz-e- Mulk (Varanasi), TahreereNav (New Mumbai), Tabeer Daily (Beed), Ras Rang (Hindi) Noida, BebaakMalegaon,
Gulabi Kiran (Delhi, Dec-1994). Urdu MelaWeekly( Solapur, Mumbai 02/8/2012),
Bi Monthly Baazdeed (Nov 2012, MushaairoN ki Tehzeeb by Nehru Centre Mumbai December 2012, Kutubnuma Hindi – 2013. Mumbai, Hum Aap Urdu Daily, Mumbai etc.
I have Written Columns in poetry for
1) Monthly Urdu Channel (Mumbai) see issues from 1998.
2) Daily Urdu Times (Mumbai). see issues 1999.
3) Daily Tabeer (Beed)
4) Daily Sahafat (Mumbai) – see issues March to June 2009
5) Hum Aap Urdu Daily (Mumbai) … from 22 Oct 2017 still continue…
Articles by me :
1) Majrooh SultanPuri Shakhsiyat Aur Fun ( Published in Zad-e-Safar, Mumbai)
2) Shamsur Rahman faruqi Aur Taskeen-e-Avsat ( published in Urdu Channel, Mumbai)
3) Javed Akhtar Fun Aur Shakhsiyat (Publishe in Lokrajya, Mumbai)
4) Ganesh bihari Tarz Shakhs Aur shair (published in Inquilab Daily, Mumbai)
5) Urdu zaban Haal Aur Mustaqbil (published in InquilabDaily, Mumbai)
6) Sagar Tripathi ki Naatiya Shairi (publishe in Saayebaan-e-Rahmat, Poetry collection of Sagar Tripathi)
7) Baat Baat meiN Badi Baat (Published in AainaMuaaina, Poetry collection of Manik Munde)
8) Manik Munde ki Shairy (Published in Titiksha, Poetry collection of Manik Munde)
Articles on me :
1) Obaid Azam Azmi ki Shairy by Yusuf Nazim
Published in Monthly Kitab Numa, New Delhi, Monthly Tameer-e-Haryana, Haryana, Urdu Times, Daily Mumbai, Hindustan Daily Mumbai, Munsif Daily Hyderabad, Rashtriya Sahara Daily (U.P.), Monthly Peshraft, New Delhi, Monthly Zad-e-Safarmumbai, Monthly AwaamiManshoor (Pakistan), Monthly Parwaz (London) Weekly Bebaak Malegaon, etc
2) Toh Arooz ki Kaaya palat hojaayegi by Dr. Kamal Ahmed Siddiqui, Unpublished.
About me in other poets and writers Books/ Interviews/ Articles/Letters :
1) Meer Anees by Ali Jawwad Zaidi (published by SahityaAcademy New Delhi. 1991)
2) Khwaja Hafiz Shirazi–Ahwaal-o-Aasaar by Prof. (Dr.) Rafia Shabnam Abidi (published by Urdu Dept. Mumbai Unversity. March-2003, page no. 131).
3) Ahang Aur Urooz by Dr. Kamal Ahmed Siddiqui(published by National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language, New delhi. Jan-2008, page no. 3)
4) Lava (Hindi) by Javed Akhtar (published by Raj KamalPrakashan New delhi. 2011, page no. 8)
5) Lava (Urdu) by Javed Akhtar (published by Star Publication, New delhi. 2011, page no. 8)
6) Be-ZubaaN Tarz (Hindi Poetry) by Dhanraj Vanjari(published in Mumbai, Jan 2004)
7) Aina Muaina (Hindi Poetry) by Manik Munde (published by Vani Prakashan New Delhi, 2008, page no. 10)
8) Titiksha (Hindi Poetry) by Manik Munde (published by Vani Prakashan New Delhi, 2011, page no. 10)
9) Manzil ba Manzil (Critical Essays) by Syed Mubarak Ali (published by Syed Mubarak Ali, Mumbai wali chawl, koliwada, kalyan-Thana-421301. Feb-2012, page no.199).
10) Urdu Aur Bollywood by Suhail Akhtar Warsi (published by National Book Trust, New Delhi, 2012)
1) On Javed Akhtar’s Poetry, Organized by Nehru Centre, Mumbai, 26/3/2012.
2) On Manik Munde’s Hindi Poetry, Organized by VaniPrakashan, India International Centre, New Delhi, 06/8/2011.
I have delivered lectures on Urdu Prosody for B.A. and HSC classes in following Colleges
- Rizvi College, Bandra, Mumbai.
2. Anjuman-i-Islam Girls High School & JrCollege,Bandra,Mumbai.
3. Kalsekar College, Kausa, Mumbra, Thane.
4. Gulshan-E-Islam College, Saki Naka, Mumbai.
- Anjuman-e-Farogh-e-Urdu, Social College, Solapur, MS. 27/2/2011. For News see Urdu Mela (weekly, Solapur, Mumbai) 27/2/2011.
- Ismail Yusuf College, Jogeshwari, Mumbai. 2017
Documentary Films :
Poetry Written by me in following Documentary films
1) P.A. Inamdar Film by Imtiyaz Khalil
2) Maulana Mukhtar Ahmed Nadvi Film by Imtiyaz Khalil
3) Maulana Badruddin Ajmal Film by Imtiyaz Khalil
I have delivered lecture about Urdu Prosody in Sheri Work shop (Poetry Workshop) in Parbhani, Maharashtra. Organized by Government of Maharashtra ‘s Maharashtra State Urdu Sahitya Akademi. on /3/2010.
For News See > Sahafat Daily Mumbai.29/3/2010. andUrdu Times Daily 31/3/2010
I have Judge several times Inter-Collegiate & Inter-Schools Bait Baazi Competitions / Speech Competitions / Quiz Competitions / Poetry Competitions of
1) NCPUL, HRD Ministry Government of India,in Mumbai’s Urdu Kitab Mela.
2) Akbar Peer Bhoy College, Mumbai,
3) Anjuman-i-Islam, Saif Tyabji, Girls high school, Mumbai. 21/12/2011.
4) Nehru Centre , Worli, Mumbai, 18/11/2008. See Nehru Centre News Letter, Vol.9 Issue 11, November 2008.
5) Ayesha Bai College of Education, JJ Hospital, Mumbai.24/2/2012.
6) Tibbiya Unani College, Versova, Mumbai. Year 2003
7) Raees High School Jr. College Bhiwandi.
8) Kalsekar College, Kausa, Mumbra, Thane.
9) Quiz Competitions Organized by Quiz Time & News, Anjuman-I-Islam Belasis Road, Mumbai-8, 28/11/1998.
10) Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu Hind (Mah).in AnjuamanIslam Girls, Bandra, Mum
11) J.A.T. Arts , Science & Commerce College (For Women), Malegaon, MS. 20/01/2011
12) Municipal Urdu School , Nehru Ngar, Kurla (w), 25/2/2014
1) Meer Taqi Meer Award (Lucknow) for Literary Contribution in Urdu Language. Year – 2012
2) Kaavya Bhooshan Award (Writer’s & Journalist Association, Maharashtra). Year – 2011
3) Mirza Ghalib Award for Baitbaazi, 1998.
4) Hafiz-e- Shirazi Award 1996.
5) Maharashtra State Urdu Academy Award for Bait baazifor 1990.
6) Secured first prize for Ghazal Writing Competition Known as ” Jigar Muradabadi Trophy” organized by Government Law College, Mumbai, during the year 1989-90.
7) Secured first prize for Ghazal Writing Competition organized by Maharashtra College, Mumbai, during the year 1990-91 also for 1991-1992.
8) Awarded for being captain of winners team at Inter-Collegiate Bait baazi competition organized by Akbar Peer Bhoy College, Mumbai Known as “Moinuddin Haris Bait baazi Trophy” during the year (1990-91) also for(1991-92).
9) Best performance in Bait Baazi competition held at Maharashtra college, Mumbai, during the year 1990-91.
Held Positions :
1.General Sec : All India Urdu Council (Mumbai)
2.Sec. : Anjuman-e-Traqqui-e- Urdu Hind (Maharashtra).
Work with Legends Like :
1) Majrooh Sultanpuri (Urdu Poet & Lyricist). 1995-1996
2) Ali Sardar Jafri (Urdu Poet , Lyricist, Writer & Scholar). 1995
3) Ali Jawwad Zaidi (Urdu Poet ,Writer & Scholar).1990-1991
4) Yusuf Nazim (Urdu Poet and Humor Writer).1991-2008
5) Javed Akhtar (Urdu Poet , Lyricist, and Film Writer).2004-2018
6) Prof. Dr. Rafia Shabnam Abidi (Urdu Poetess, Writer, ex. HOD Urdu dept. Mumbai University).1989-2006
Other Activities :
- Ex. Member of Syllabus committee Bal Bharati – Pune.
2. Ex. Special Executive officer Government of Maharashtra.2003-2007.
3. Member Film Writers Association.