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.
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
إِنَّا لِلَّٰهِ وَإِنَّا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ— Ali Jee (@alijeesarwar) January 26, 2021
I’m deeply disheartened to say that Dr Rehan Azmi, an extremely well known poet in our community has passed away. 💔 More than 30 years of service to spread the message of Ahlulbayt.
Rehan Chacha you will be missed ❤️ #rehanazmi pic.twitter.com/shjQUGYwBP
#RehanAzmi— Fazal Abbas (@FazalSamtiahPTI) January 26, 2021
Today one of the greatest Religious poet of all times Dr. Rehan Azmi passed away. May Allah give him the highest rank in Jannah. Ameen.@snadeemsarwar @alijeesarwar @AliShanawar1 @FarhanAOfficial @mesumabbasnaqvi pic.twitter.com/d9miyFitPL
Oh God! Rehan Azmi Sahab is no more! I lack words to express the sadness & loss. The world, esp the world of azadari is a poorer place. Blessed extraordinarily by Maula(as). #RehanAzmi was truly incomparable. May his soul rest in eternal peace under the blessings of Masters (as)— Saman Jafriسمن جعفری (@SsamanJay) January 26, 2021
He was the best as a poet & undoubedtly BIBIع will reward him for he always stayed as a servant to AHLEBAIT writing nohay , salaam , maqabat & marsiye !— Meesum💚 (@oftheroyalblood) January 26, 2021
AN ERA BEING ENDED ~ 💔#RehanAzmi pic.twitter.com/eVo4xNQwWZ