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Rehan Azmi Famous Poet Passes Away in Karachi

Dr. Azmi is said to have written around 600 nohas per year for around 200 Anjumans in Pakistan.

A memorable photo of Rehan AzmiAzmi suffered from health issues for a long time - OyeYeah News
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Rehan Azmi, a famous poet, and songwriter has passed away in Karachi aged 63.

As being reported, Azmi suffered from health issues for a long time.

According to his family source, he was admitted to a private hospital in Karachi where his condition remained critical till he passed away.

 Rehan Azmi

July 7, 1958, in Karachi, and his real name is Syed Rehan Abbas. He was a noted Shayar e Ahlebait,  who after leaving songwriting and established a connection with praise and salutation.

Dr. Azmi is said to have written around 600 nohas per year for around 200 Anjumans in Pakistan.

He became a poet of mourning literature and has 25 books comprising of Salam, Noha, Naats, Manqabat.

He worked as a songwriter for PTV from 1982 to 1987 and penned more than 4000 songs.

The famous song “Hawa Hawa” which became a trademark for singer Hasan Jahangir was written by Dr. Rehan Azmi.

He also held the ‘Guinness World record’ in 1997 for being the 7th speediest writer of poetry in this world.

Dr. Rehan Azmi’s followers and Shia community mourn the sad demise of

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.