Rahat Indori Biography


Rahat Indori did his schooling from Nutan School, Indore from where he completed his Higher Secondary education. He completed his graduation from Islamia Karimia College Indore. He passed his MA in Urdu literature from Barkatullah University, Bhopal in the year 1975. He was awarded a Ph.D in Urdu literature from the Bhoj University of (MP) Madhya Pradesh in 1985 for his thesis titled Urdu Main Mushaira.

He started teaching Urdu literature in IK College, Indore. According to his students he was the best lecturer in the college. In between he became very busy with Mushairas and started receiving invitations from all over India and abroad. He became very popular among the masses as well the classes with his ability, hard work and a characteristic style of delivering Ashaar. He has recited his poetry in 100+ cities of Canada, USA, Germany, Pakistan, England, Middle East, Nepal and Bangladesh among others

He has also earned a name for himself in the Bollywood as well as a lyricist. He has written some of the most famous songs of Bollywood such as Khat likhna humein khat likhna, M bole to master, Koi jaye to le aye , Chori Chori Jab Nazrein Mili, Neend Churayee Meri and among various others. In his illustrious career, he has conferred with various awards.

Rahat Indori Family, Relatives and Other Relations


He was born to Maqbool Un Nisa Begum and Rafatullah Qureshi. He has 2 elder sisters named Taqreeb and Tehzib. He has an elder brother named Aquil and a younger brother named Adil. He has been married twice. He first married Seema Rahat on 27th May 1986. Together the couple had a daughter named Shibil and 2 sons named Faisal and Satlaj Rahat. He then married Anjum Rehbar. After few years of their marriage they both also separated.

Rahat Indori: Death

Rahat Indori took his last breathe on August 11th, 2020, at Aurobindo Hospital, Indore, after suffering two cardiac arrests at the age of 70 years. He tested COVID-19 positive a day before his death.

Rahat Indori: Books

1- Rut

2- Do Kadar Or Sahi

3- Mere Baad

4- Dhoop Bahut Hai

5- Chand Pagal Hai

6- Maujood

7- Naraz

Rahat Indori: Bollywood Songs

1- Mere Khayal for the film Main Tera Aashiq.

2- Tuta hua dil tere hawaale for the film Aashiyan.

3- Zindagi naam ko hamari hai for the film Aashiyan.

4- Aaj humne dil ka har kissa for the film Sir.

5- Dil jigar ke jaan achchha hai for the film Janam.

6- Tumsa koi pyaara koi masoom for the film Khuddar.

7- Khat likhna humein khat likhna for the film Khuddar.

8- Tum mano ya na mano for the film Khuddar.

9- Raat kya maange ek sitaara for the film Khuddar.

10- Dil ko hazaar baar roka for the film Murder.

11- M Bole to for the film Munnabhai MBBS.

12- Chan Chan for the film Munnabhai MBBS.

13- Dekhle Aankhon Mein Aankhien Daal for the film Munnabhai MBBS.

14- Dhuan Dhuan for the film Mission Kashmir.

15- Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai for the film Meenaxi.

16- Chori Chori Jab Nazrein Mili for the film Kareeb.

17- Dekho Dekho Jaanam Ham for the film Ishq.

18- Neend Churayee Meri for the film Ishq.

19- Murshida for the film Begum Jaan.

20- Koi jaye to le aye for the film Ghatak.

Rahat Indori: Famous Poems/Shayri

1- Bulati hai magar jane ka nai,
Wo duniya hai udhar jane ka nai.

2- Mai mar jaun to meri alag pehchan likh dena,
Lahu se meri peshani pe hindustan likh dena.

3- Ankh me pani rakho, hontho pe chingari rakho,
zinda rehna hai to tarkeebein bahut sari rakho.

4- Kisne dastak di, dil pe, ye kaun hai?
Aap to andar hain, bahar kon hai?

5- Ye hadsa to kisi din guzarne wala tha,
Mai bach bhi jata to ek roz marne wala tha.

6- Sabhi ka khoon shamil hai is mitti me,
Kisi ke baap ka hindustan thori hai.

BIRTHDAY 1 January, 1950 (Sunday)
BIRTH PLACE Indore , Madhya Pradesh
AGE (in 2020) 70 Years Old
BIRTH SIGN Capricorn
HEIGHT in centimeters- 171 cm
in meters- 1.71 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
WEIGHT in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 158.73 lbs


Body Measurements

Skin Colour Dark
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper (Half Bald)

Personal Info

Home Town Indore
Nationality Indian
Religion Islam
Address Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
School Nutan School Indore, Indore
College Islamia Karimia College, Indore
Barkatullah University, Bhopal
Bhoj University, Bhopal
Qualification M.A and PhD
Hobbies Reading, Painting and Writing
Marital Status Separated
Debut As a Lyricist – Mere khayal (Bollywood Film – Prem Shakti), 1994
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website rahatindori.com


Favorite Sport Hockey and Football


Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Rahat Indori

  • Rahat Indori’s father was a cloth mill worker.
  • He recited his first poetry at the age of 19.
  • In addition to studies, he was also brilliant in extra curriculum activities like sports and was the captain of his Hockey and Football team during his school and college days.
  • In spite of his busy timings, he manages to find some time for painting, as he has not given up his love of colours.
  • Equally competent in prose and poetry, Rahat was awarded a Ph.D. in Urdu literature from the Bhoj University of MP in 1985 for his thesis titled Urdu Main Mushaira.

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