Nazeer Akbarabadi – People’s Poet || A Tribute

Published on Nov 10, 2015 Nazeer Akbarabadi (Urdu: نظیر اکبر آبادی‎ – Naẓīr Akbar Ābādī) (real name “Wali Muhammad”) (1735–1830) was an 18th-century Indian poet known as “Father of Nazm”, who wrote Urdu ghazals and nazms under nom de plume (takhallus) “Nazeer”. He used simple, everyday language in his poems, which made them popular in the masses. It is said that Nazeer’s poetic treasure consisted … Continue reading Nazeer Akbarabadi – People’s Poet || A Tribute