The Poets and writers of Dadu District
By: Aziz Kingrani
District Dadu is rich in literature like other districts of Sindh. The legend poets, philosophers, historians, short story writers and playwrights have birthed in Dadu district, Sindh proud of them. The list is very large, but we give the life sketch or profile of those literary persons briefly.
Makhdom Bilawal son of Makhdom Hasan Samo was born in 1451 at village Talti but lived at Baghban till his martyrdom. He was famous religious scholar and patriotic person. History shows him as a poet of high rank. He was martyred in 1522.
Allama I.I Qazi
Allama Imdad Ali, Imam Ali Qazi was born on, 18th April 1886. His ancestor belonged to village pat, Dadu district. He was high profiled philosopher, educationist and writer. He was given title of Allama. He was appointed as vice chancellor of Sindh University but he resigned in 1957. His published books “Casual peeps at Sophia”, “A brown girl in the search of God” and compiled “Shah Jo Risalo” is countable contribution. He died in 13th April 1968 and was buried in the area of University of Sindh, Jamshoro.
A legend poet of Sindh and recognition of Dadu, Sayed Ahmed Shah son of Hajan Shah Bukhari was born on 16th January 1930 at village Ghulam Chandio, Taluka Dadu. His family tree roots are connected in 20th generation with Sher Shah Jalaluddin Surkh posh Bukhari of Uch Sharif. He was most popular in Sindh in comparison with his contemporary great poets. Bukhari cast became his recognition in Sindh, as “Shah” cast is recognition of Shah Abdul Latif of Bhit. Ustad Bukhari, with simple diction, Dialect and usage of folk language at the highest creative level, expressed his powerful, potentate and meaningful thoughts. His simple but potent and touchy expression regarding to every aspect of life and society is still ruling hearts of Sindh. He was snatched from Sindh by Cancer on 9th October 1992. Whole Sindh had been caught by sorrowful feelings on his painful departure from this mortal world, but he is still alive in the shape of his immortal work. His 22 books of poetry are published and four books are published on his life and work.
Jamal Abro son of Ali khan Abro was born on 2nd May 1924 at village Sangi, Taluka Mehar, District Dadu. He is a legend and renowned short story writer of Sindh. He served as judge and after this assignment; he remained on different high posts at provincial and federal level. His two short stories, “Perani” and “Pishu Pasha” are most famous due new style, distinct diction and unique themes. Pisshu pasha is his first book of short stories. He passed away on 30th June 2004
Mohammad Husain Penhwar
Mohammad Husain Penhwar alias M.H Penhwar son of Haji khan pen war was born on 25th December 1925 at village Ibrahim penhwar. He was great, agriculturist, research scholar and historian of Sindh. Sindh prouds of him. His services to research and history deserve to describe in details but here we have to write in nutshell. His research was based on scientific methods. He has written many books but his books “A source material on Sindh” and “Chronological dictionary of Sindh” prove him as great research scholar. He expired in 2007.
Taj Mohammad son of Noor Mohammad Memon was born on 11th September 1921 at Shikarpur, but he remained permanent resident of Dadu city till his expiry. Taj Sahrai was a legend historian of Sindh. He started research and writing since 1940. He was founder Head Master of Talibul Moula High School Dadu in 1952 and founder of Allama I.I Qazi Liberary Dadu in 1968. He went with Pakistan Government delegation to International Congress for III World Teachers held in Tripoli (Libya) in 1978. He remained permanent member and Convener of Shahbaz Mella Organizing Committee. He received Presidential award “Pride of performance in 1991. Including historian he was a good poet. Many of his articles have been published in different recognized journals. He is author of two glorious books, “Sindhu Tahzeeb” and “Lake Manchar”. He left mortal world, leaving immortal work on 28th October 2002.
A famous poet of Sindh, Sarkash Sindhi’s actual name is Abdul Majeed son of Molvi Abdullah Chandio. He was born on First October 1940 at village Palipota, Taluka Mehar, Dadu district. He got start in literary field since 1954. Sarkash Sindhi is one of those poets, who have used Sindhi language at creative level. Most of his poetry is a mirror of romanticism and resistance full with appealing and strong feelings. Including poet, he is best prose writer. “Dard e Dil”, “Amun Aab e Hayat”, “Piyar aen Azadi”, “Sindhu Jagey Tho” are his published books of poetry. His autobiography is also published in two volumes.
Ahmed Khan Madhosh
Ahmed Khan Madhosh son of Haji Khan Soomro was born on 5th April 1931 at village Sultan Chandio taluka Khairpur Nathan Shah, Dadu district. His father was called Shughli faqeer on account of singing Naats and Mauloods. Madhosh himself connected as the descendent of legend folk poet Jalal Khati (Khatri). He started his poetic traveling since 1960 with a traditional stream of poetry, which was influenced by Persian language. When he used folk or common dialect and language in his poetry, he began to be registered as a best poet. Due to simple and potentate poetry, he stepped as a registered and famous poet in the field of Sindhi poetry. He expired on 26th June 2010 due to cancer. His two books, “dil joon galhyon”, “Nazar mein nazar band” are published. He received so many awards.
Ghulam Mohammad Girami
Ghulam Mohammad “Girami” son of Jaro Khan Laghari was born on 30rd December 1920 at Mehar. He passed his primary education at Mehar in 1931 and was sent to Madarsa for religious education. He started career as journalist in 1946. He was most worthy and legend personality of Sindh. He remained editor of quarterly “Mihran” in sixties. His services to Sindhi literature are unforgettable. He was laid to rest on 15th September 1974. His books “Allah jo vijood”, “Rafiq e hayat”, “Kulyat e Bulbul”, “Deewan e Bulbul”, “Mashrqi shairi ja fani qadur aen rujhanat” are worthwhile for Sindhi literature.
Shamasuddin son of Bahadur Khan Shino was born on 21st February 1857 at Mehar. His start is since 1882. He was best Journalist, poet and prose writer. He also created comedy. His books, “Deewan e Bubul”, “Kalam e Bulbul aen jaam e jam” are published. He left mortal world on 13th September 1919.
A renowned romantic poet Sayed Niaz Ali Shah “Muhsan Kakrai” son of Ahmed Shah Lakyari was born on 4th July 1937 at Kakar. He started composing poetry since 1951. Many of his poetry was published in different standard magazines and broadcasted from Radio Pakistan Hyderabad. His books, “Umangon”, “Laela ja khat”, “Soori charhyo sach” and “Soonh ji sajah” are in market. He was expired on 2nd April 2005.
Molvi Abdul Rahim Magsi
Molvi Abdul Rahim so of Paryo Khan was born in 1879 at village Bacho Wahan near Sita. Including “Islami tareekh” 5 volumes, his other 20 religious books in Urdu and Sindhi are published. He died in 1943.
Gul Muhammad Soomro well known as ‘Gulab’ Soomro was born to Ahmed Khan Soomro on 1 October 1949 at village Sita, near Radhan city of Dadu District . Later he migrated to Markhpur Dadu. His pen name was Gulab Soomro and Shadan Soomro . He was a poet, columnist and writer of Sindhi Language. He was also philanthropist and translator. His poetry and columns had been appeared in various Sindhi newspapers, especially in Hilal Ahmar newspaper. He has translated Holy Quran in Sindhi and Sarki languages. It was first time in history that translation of Holy Quran was done by him in Siraiki language. He died on 6th August 2017 and buried at Mirkhppur town, Dadu district. He left behind six sons and four daughters. His son Asif Jamal is too poet and short story writer.
Gul Muhammad devoted his most part of his life for preaching and teaching the Holy Quran. He had many students due to free education of Quran and most of people gave him status of Nobel man of their communities because of that Gul Muhammad resolved many family matters of different communities as alternative dispute resolutions. His life sketch is included in book ‘Sindh ji tareekh Jo jadeed mulalio’ by professor Abdullah Magsi.
Gulab was good reader of history, and Literature and had good collection of books in library at his home. He denoted many bokks to different libraries of Dadu as well.
Juma Khan Gharib
Juma Khan Gharib son of Mian Sattar Pirzado was born on 15th January 1885 at village Murid Lakhiar, Taluka Mehar. He was good traditional poet books. His Books “Gul e nao bahar”, “Sindhi aalim adib fazil” and “Rusomat e tabahi” are published. He passed away on 7th August 1953.
Dr Habihullah Siddiqi
Dr Habibullah Siddiqi son of Karim Bux Siddiqi was born on First January 1937 at village pat, Tluka Dadu. He is a renowned research scholar, prose writer and poet. His contribution in literature is very remarkable. His so many books have been published.
Ali khan Abro
Ali Khan Abro was born in 1890 (According to Badar Abro his grand son) at village Sangi, Taluka Mehar. He was first post graduate Muslim of sindh. Ali Khan Abro was educationist of high level. He refused title of Khan Bahadur. He was best prose writer. His published books are “halat e nabvi”, “ahadeth nabvi”, “islam aen taraqi”, “taraqi sindh Muslim”, “sur samoondi”, “akhlaqi gul dasto”, and others. His descendents have published his write-ups with title of “Ali Khan jon adabi khidmaton”. He was laid to rest on 16th July 1954.
Mohammad Saleh “Sidhu” son of Mohammad Husain Mirani was born on 15th February 1948 at Dadu. He is best short story writer since 62. But at present he has become most passive in literary field.
Purely comedian poet Ghulam Rasool Mohammad Yousif Soomro got birth on 10th April 1938 at Dadu. He served as teacher in education department. He was very simple person but potentate comedian poet. He began to create comedian poetry since 1954. His books were published with the titles, “Chundriyon” and “Trakora tunhanja munhanji math”. He was laid to rest on 14th April 1992.
Asim Nathan Shahi
Ghulam Rasool Solangi “Asim Nathan Shahi” son of Allah Bux, born on 2nd January 1937 at village Khathri Dadu district. He was a poet of romanticism and patriotism. He started to create poetry in 1962. His books “Jadahan ula ubh mein”, “Lahroon lahroon laat” and “Chha chayus aaeney” are published. He was expired on 6th October 2006.
Abu Bakar Khan Magsi
Abu Bakar son of Abdul Rahim was born in 1920 at village Paryo Khan Magsi, Taluka Dadu. He was the best prose writer and historian. His three books, “Arabi Pakistan ki qomi zuban”, “Kutumb-zati milqiat aen riyasat”, “Islami falsafo aen Tasof” are published. He died on 4th April 1981.
Ahmed Khan Asif
Ahmed Khan Asif son of Mohammad Ismail Misrani got birth on 8th July 1922 at Mitho Babar, taluka Khairpur Nathan Shah. On account of traditional Sindhi poetry, he can be counted as legend poet. Since 1937 he continued creating poetry till his martyrdom by robbers on 13th July 1989.
Prof Akram Ansari
Professor Mohammad Akram son of Abdul Khaliq Ansari was born on First January 1925 at village Borari Khairpur Nathan Shah, Dadu district. He remained chairman of Sindh text book board. He was best Researcher. His books are, “Latif and the modern world”, “latif’s philosophy of integration as expressed in yamen kalian”, “Symbolism in latif’s poetry”, “Story of philosophy by will Durant” and “Sur khanbhat aen qurani taleem”. He died on 3rd December 1985.
Professor Abdullah Magsi
Professor Abdullah Magsi son of Dhani Bux was born on 17th December 1947 at Village Gul Mohammad Magsi, Dadu. He started to get interest in history and literature since 1960. He was Assistant Professor. He proved him self as skillful and thoughtful literary person. First he was at Nawab Shah and then he joined at Degree College Dadu. He was learned and intellectual person at his level. He had the best perception and knowledge of history and literature. First of all he was best man, having respects for rising youngsters. He always couraged youngsters in every field of life, especially in the field of history, literature and research. The few historians or literary persons have such goodness. Our historians have become professional and selfish but he was the man of devotion. He was severely caught by hepatitis “B”, which snatched such kind person on first April 1993. His books, “Almi amun mein Sindhi adiban jo hiso”, “Sindh ji tareekh jo jaded mutali’o” and”Jaan jaan hue ji’ari” are his best contribution to history of Sindh.
Molvi Abdul Ghafoor Sitai
Molvi Abdul Ghafoor son of Gul Muhammad Solangi “Sitai”was born 15th October 1910 at village Bacho Wahan near Sita. He was best journalist, analytic and columnist of Al Waheed news paper. He died on 24th May 1981.
Shafi Mohammad Solangi
Shafi Mohammad son of Ghulam Husain Solangi was born on 7th October 1920 at Dadu. He was teacher. He has the best knowledge of Sindhi language, literature and history. He wrote prose in little quantity but very informative and powerful. He expired on 2nd February 2011.
Laung Laiq Sitai
Laung Khan son Mohammad Peryal Solangi was born on 21st June 1932 at village Wariyo Solangi near Sita. He was good poet. He died on 21st April 1987.
Ghulam Nabi Mahesar
Ghulam Nabi Mahesar son of Abdul Khalique Mahesar was born in 1930 at village Bagho Tewanio. Later he settled and passed his life at village Gahi Mahesar near Mehar. He was very famous religious poet of Sindh. He mostly created Naats, Hamds, Moloods and Manqabats. The cassettes of his poetry have been issued in hundreds. His published books of poetry are, “Aqidat ja gul” 46 volumes, “Haq Madina”, “Panj Khuda ja ganj”, “Soonhan aen sarah”, “Rangi tuhanja rang” and “Mahfil e Milad”. He died on 26th November 2000.
Madam Badam Natawan
Madam Badam Natawan wife of Abdul Baqi Thebo of Ghari village, Taluka Mehar was first Sindhi woman short story writer of Sindh. She was mother of Naseem Thebo and Mir Thebo. First wife of Shaikh Ayaz, Madam Iqbal Begam was sister of Madam Badam Natawan. Her book of short stories “Khush Khaslat Khatoon” is published.
Mansoor Qadir Junejo
Abdul Qadir son of Mohammad Yousif Junejo was born on 5th May 1958 at village Ghari, Taluka Mehar. Mansoor Qadir is his pen name. He came in to the fold of literature in 1972. He is best prose writer, columnist and researcher. His columns and write-ups have been published in various journals, magazines and news papers on different aspects of society. His favorite subjects are philosophy, politics and history. At least his 27 books are published. His mentionable books are, “Dunya ja azeem falsafi”, “Shaheed Hosh Mohammad Sheedi”, “Sindhi boli ja shaheed”, “Sindhi Shaheedan ji Tareekh”, “Rabindarnath Tagur”, “General Sherof”, “Taqseem e Sindh ki Sazish” and “Hukamran aen ghulami”.
Nirmal Jeewtani was born in 1920 at village Tharari Mohabat, Taluka Mehar. He was best poet and prose writer. In the life of 24 years he wrote many books. His books “Tray Sathi”, “Sarg danhan pandh urf muhanjo maut”, Nirmal Naat” and “Bina” were published. He expired in 1944.
Mohammad Ramzan Saqib
Mohammad Ramzan Mangi was born on 2nd November 1902 at village Mureed Lakhiar Taluka Mehar. Saqib was his pen name. The collection of his creations is published with title of “Adabi Soghat”. He passed away on 4th April 1965.
Rasool Bux Dero
Rasool Bux son of Ali Nawaz Dero was born in 1901 at village Fareedabad. He had studied Shah Latif at his wisdom and level of knowledge. His books, “Sur Yaman Kalyan”, “Naeen Sharah e Latif”, “Naeen Shara e Aasa”, “and Shah jo Shan”and“Sur samoondi” are published. He died on 27 July 1982.
Ali Mohammad Majrooh
Ali Mohammad son of Khair Mohamad Penhwar was born in 1925 at village Seendhal Mahesar, Taluka Mehar. He was good poet and journalist. The collection of his poetry “Sik Jo Samoond” is published by Sindh Adabi Board Jamshoro. He expired on 6th February 1997.
Imamuddin Zamin was born on 1901 at village Dubi near Mehar. He was best comedian poet. He died on 12 February 1969.
Shah Mohammad Sufi
Shah Mohammad Sufi son of Yar Mohammad Jatoi was a good traditional poet of Mehar Taluka. His book “Ziaul Urooz” is published. He expired in eighties of 20th century.
Shamasuddin Shamsi son of Ghulam Husain Narejo was born in 1921 at village Bakhsh Lakhiar of Mehar Taluka. His books, “Shah e Madina”, “Noorano mahlat”, “Gulzar e Shamsi”, “Surhan” and “Ho Jamalo” are published.
Gordhan Sharma Ghayal
Gordhan Sharma Ghayal son of Nam Dev Sharma was born on 1st December 1937 at Mehar. After the partition of sub continent he migrated to India and settled at Kalyan Nagar, Poona in India. His books, “Chhare sakhi sargam”, “Uhey Ma’ur bhali murkan”, “Koonjoon thiyon Kunkan”, “Qalam jo sipahi”, “Meri Choondi” and “Tukra tukra nind” are published. When he came to Sindh a book “Aen maan Sindh Puhchi wayus” has been published in his honour. He still lives in India.
Akbar Jiskani son of Jam Khan Jiskani was born in 1957 at Johi town. He was the best short story writer, novelist, columnist and poet. He mostly wrote for children. He first joined as Library Assistant at Sindhi Adabi Board and then became an editor of “Gul Phul” magazine for children by Adabi Board. He showed extraordinary performance as an editor. His awarded Novelette “Batyun Wari Nani” is the best of his creations. It is just like his autobiography. His poetry, short stories and columns have been published in various magazines and news papers. His published books of short stories “Khairo Hajam” and “Ramo Peti” became very popular. He was died on 13th august 1999.
Mohammad Ishaq “Rahi” son of Mohammad Saleh was born on 9th April 1935 at Mehar. Ishaq Rahi is famous as a traditional poet of Sindh. He trained many poets in his life. Since 1964 he continued poetic services for Sindhi poetry till laid to rest on 6th June 1994.
Shamasuddin son of Ghulam Hyder Soomro got birth on 1st June 1954 at Dadu. He came in to the fold of literature in 1970. He remained secretary general of Sindhi adabi sangat Sindh. He was genius person and creative peot and short story writer. “Mohan Jo Daro” and “Keenjhar” are his published books. He was expired on 13th December 2003.
Hakim Ali shah
Sayed Hakim Ali Shah son of Sayed Hajan Shah and brother of Ustad Bukhari, a legend poet of Sindh, was born on 15th February 1938 at village Ghulam Chandio, Dadu. He stepped in the field of history and archaeology in 1978. First he was teacher, and then he was appointed as assistant Custodian at Mohan Jo Daro museum. He retired from national museum Karachi on 14th February 1998. He is an expert archaeologist but he got recognition at Sindh level after the death of Ustad Bukhari. His own written and translated books are, “Kalhora period architecture”, “Sangeet Sansar”, “Sindh j Qadim Aasaran ji Directory”, “Khirthar”, “Dakhan Asia j boliyun aen Lipyun ji directory”, “Tamiraat ji Lughat”, “Aap beeti jag beeti”, “Dehi perdehi saz”, “Bankari aen Karobari Lughat” and “Balochistan ja Qadim Aasar”.
Zulfiqar Doltani’s full name is Zulfiqar Ali. He was born to Sobho Khan Doltani on 20 December 1989 at village Sobho Khan Doltani, Taluka Johi, District Dadu Sindh. He got primary education from his hometown. Matric in 2005 from GHS Khairpur Nathan Shah and inter in 2007 from degree college KN Shah. He is writing columns, short stories and poetry from 2006. His poetry and prose published in pak newspaper Karachi. He is working as journalist from 2017. Now he is editor of Sindh Online web newspaper.
Yameen Ghamgheen Babar
Muhammad Yamin Babar was born to Molvi Nabi Bux Babar on first April 1953 at village Kando Babar Johi Taluka of Dadu District, Sindh Pakistan. His pen name is Ghamgheen. He got his early education from his hometown in 1963. He did non continued further education. He started career as poet in 1970. He has composed Ghazals, Geets, Kafis, rabaees naats, manqabats and other forms of Sindhi Poetry. His poetry has been publishing in various newspapers, magazines and journals since 1980s. He has attended Lal Shahbaz Qalander conferences several times. His book “Chand Kharey hethan” was published in 2005. Still he continues composing poetry.
Anila Naz Soomro
Dr. Anila Naz Soomro was born to a literary and social activist personality Dr. Ali Nawaz Soomro on 8 January 1975 at Johi Town, Dadu District, Sindh. She is very learned, laborious and genius. She has been writing articles and creating poetry since childhood. She got her primary education from her hometown Johi. Anila passed her matriculation examination from GBHS Johi in 1990 and intermediate from GGD College Dadu in 1992. She did B.Sc honors in first class from Sindh University Jamshoro and M.Sc in freshwater biology and fisheries in first class first in 1999. <span;>Anila Soomro was appointed as lecturer in freshwater biology in Sindh University Jamshoro. She got promotions as Assistant professor and Asociate professor. Now she serves as professor from 2018.<span;> Dr. Naz did M. S/M. Phil in 2008 from <span;>Kagoshima university Japan in fisheries science<span;> She got PDH degree on the research topic of ‘<span;>Riverine ecology and diversity conservation, biogeography and migration strategies of freshwater prawn’ from <span;>Kagoshima university Japan as well. As a writer she has written many columns and article on ecology together with other social issues and subjects. Her poetry including prose is published in various journals and newspapers.
Khadim Hussain Jiskani was born to Allah Bux Jiskani on 2nd July 1975 at Johi Town, taluka Johi District Dadu Sindh. He got primary to secondary education in Johi. He did graduation from university of Sindh and passed diploma in electronics from technical college Hyderabad Sindh in 1997. He has been creating poetry from 1990. His poetry is published in Ibrat magazine, Hazardastan journal by daily Ibrat, Keenjhar magzine, Qurterly Mihran by Sindhi Adabi Board, Kawish magzine and other journals and newspapers. His poetry is published in “Wan Wan Manjhand waas”, a joint book of different poets.
Allah Rakhio Gorar
Allah Rakhio Gorar son of Bisharat Gorar was born on 14th June 1935 at village Sojharo. He is associated with literature since 1962. He remained best educationist and keen interested with literature. He is also good prose writer. His book of autobiography “Jeevan Safar Sik Jo” is published.
Allah Nawaz Ruknai
Allah Nawaz Ruknai son of Mohammad Urs Korejo Mallah was born at village old Rukan, Dadu, on 10th May 1930. He started writing in 1950. He was best researcher, prose writer and poet. His poetry is combination of new and traditional trends of Sindhi poetry. He was expert in Sindhi language. His books “Chholiyon manchar joon” and “Nen na nidon kan” are published, which is his best contribution to Sindhi literature. He laid to rest on 13th February 2006.
A renowned research scholar Badar Abro son of Jamal Abro and grand son of Ali Khan Abro was born on 19th December 1953. Badar is in the field of literature since 1973. He has recognized him self as a best research scholar, critic, columnist, short story writer and prose writer in his contemporary circle. His published books are, “Riyasat jhangal ji aakhani”, “tanqeed nigari jo ertaqaae jaezo”, “Manhon”, “ranikot”, “hinglach aen lahoot”, “bhagwan jo bhoon-nepal”, “sindh jo safar”, “sindh jo shah”, “khirthar jo safar”, “kohistan jo safar” and “khirthar mein chitsali-buddhya jo safar”.
Abdul Qayom “Johar” Brohi son of Abdul Karim Sasoli was born on 29th January 1950.He lives permanently at Faridabad, Taluka Mehar. Since 1970 he is in the field of creativity. He is best poet, prose writer, critic and historian. His books “Khatam e Nabuat”, “Shah Godriyo”, “Roshni e Roshni”, “Warand Fakir jo Kalam”, “Mitho Mir Madni”, “Kachhe paee kook”, “Utam Insan”, “Gul Phul Geet”, “Kitab e Rang”, “Imamul Asar” , and other books of his prose and poetry are published.
Dad Mohammad son of Dhani Bux Joyo was born on 17th January 1906 at Radhan Taluka Mehar. His poetry is very simple and common. He touched Sufism and romanticism with his poetic touch. His books “Aftab e ishq” and “hann khann” are published. He expired on 19th October 1979.
Ziauddin “Zia” Bulbul
Ziauddin son of Shamasuddin Bulbul was born 10th December 1910 at Mehar. He was literary person. His books, “Tuhfa e Mehar”, “Khutba e Zia”, “Zia ul Qalandar” and “Qurb Qalandar” are published. He expired on 14th September 1966.
Mohammad Ali “Talib” Leghari son of Imam Ali Leghari was born on 12th November 1928 at village Haji Khan Taluka Johi. He is continuously creating poetry since 1965. He is a poet of romantic feelings. His Siraiki poetry levels to the poetry of Hamal Leghari. His two books, “Danhoon Dard Firaq joon” and “Murk tusadi Lurk asadey” are published
Mohammad Hashim Solangi
MuhammadHashim Solangi was born to Dhani Bux Songi on 2 August 1962 at Village Haji Khan, Taluka Johi, District Dadu Sindh. He passed primary education from his village. He did matriculation from Government High School Johi in 1977 and
Intermediate from Government Degree College Dadu in 1979. He passed BSc honors in Botany in 1983 from University of Sindh. He did M.A: in England literature 1987 from University of Sindh JamshorePakistan. He was appointed as a lecturer in English in 1988 at Government Mehran degrees College Moro. Later he transfered to degree college Dadu in 1990. h He was promoted as Assistant professor in 1999 and Associate professor in 2014. He had keen interest in literature from early life. He translated the poetry of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai, Shekh Ayaz, Ustad Bukhari, Haleem Baghi, Aziz Kingrani and other well-known poets in English. His contribution is published in Manchar Magazine of degree college Dadu. Still, he is continuing such contribution. He is the best educationist.
Adib Feroz ShahiM
olana Deen Mohammad Adib Feroz Shahi son of Makhdom Ahmed was born on 21st March 1897 at village Feroz Shah Mehar. He was poet of Persian and Sindhi. Remained Oriental teacher at Noor Mohammad High School Hyderabad. Including “Kulyat e Adib” and “Ashraful Uloom” 6 volumes, his other 24 books are published. He was laid to rest on 27th February 1973.
Moulana Abdul Karim Dero
Molana Abdul Karim Dero son of Haji Aallah Warayo Dero got birth in 1897 at village Raza Mohammad Dero, district Dadu. His books of prose, “Akhlaq nama e Imam Ghazali”, “Aitaqad nama e Imam Rabani”, “Qiso pir dastgeer” and “Naseehat namo pir dastgeer” are published.
Molana Hafiz Mohammad Shafi Patai
Mohammad Shafi son of Molana Qazi Ahmadi was born in 1835 at village Pat Sharif. He was poet of Sindh, Siraiki and Persian. His book of translation “Qasa e Barda” was published. He died in 1898.
Molvi Noor Mohammad Sindhi
Molvi Noor Mohammad son of Ghulam Husain Durani got birth on 1922 at village Dhani Bux Theba, Taluka Mehar, His books are, “Tasof ji tareekh”, Asman dharti aen insane” and “Manik Manradar”. He expired on, 26th September 1996.
Wafa Nathan Shahi
Mushtaq Ali son of Khairat Ali was born on 15th May 1944 in Amritsar, Bindyala Bharat. After partition he migrated and lived at KN Shah, He began composing poetry in 1962. He is more different and distinct poet of Ghazal among his contemporary poets. His books of poetry “Akhyun me Alma” and “Wafa” are in market. He expired on 3rd January 2005.
Mohammad Ahsan Channa son of Juma Khan was born on 12th April 1900 at village Malkani Sharif. He was related with literature since 1921. He left this world on 19th June 1988.
Bakhshal “Bashir Sitai” son of Akhond Mohammad Moosa Bhatti was born on 8th June 1949 at Sita village, Dadu district. Since 1966 he is in the field of literature. He passed M.A Sindhi in first class first position. He also passed M.A in Persian in first class. He created poetry in Sindhi, Urdu and Persian languages. Having best knowledge of Persian, his Sindhi poetry is not influenced by Persian. The romanticism, patriotism and social aspects are main subjects of his poetry. He is the best poet and researcher. He translated Khayam’s Persian poetry in Sindhi and English versions. His published books are: “Sij Sarikho Sach”, “Dat na theendi maat”, “Jharano Munhanjo Jee’u”, “Akhar Akhar mein Athaah Ulfat”, “and Daha Daat Dhani ”,“ Persian Grammar”. “Udas mann ji udas mosam” and “Rubayon Omer Khayam joon”.
Saindad Solangi was born in 13 December 1920 at village Molvi Mir Mohammad Shah Bokhari, Taluka Johi. He was the best short story writer. His short stories had been published ni quartly Mehran before partition. Professor Mangha Ram Malkani has mentioned aboud him in ‘Sindhi Ji Nasar Tareekh”. He expired in11 February 2006.
Dhani Bukhsh Magsi
Dhani Bukhsh son of Qadir Bukhsh Magsi was born in 1920 at village Gul Mohammad Magsi, Taluka Dadu. He started research work since 1940. He was primary teacher. He had a vision of history. He wrote very informative book “Dadu Munhanjoon Yadoon” on the history of Dadu district, He was laid to rest on 31st January 1996.
Folk poet Mahboob Ali Mohammad Sadiq Depar was born in 1947 at village Qadir Bux Depar near Radhan. He is creating poetry since 1975. His one book of poetry is published.
Nishtar Nathan Shahi
Ghazi Khan “Nishtar Nathan Shahi” son of Baloo Khan Laghari got birth on 15th March 1929 at village Gharo, Taluka KN Shah. He is best Persian influenced traditional poet.
Mohammad Ramzan “Raz” Soomro was born in 1921 at village Rajo Dero Taluka Johi. Later he shifted to Tando Rahim Khan Taluka Johi. He was good poet and prose writer. His books “Ajeeb Safar” and “Gaji Shah” are published.
Meem Noon Mahzoon
Mohammad Nawaz son of Shafi Mohammad Batti was born on 10th July 1933 at Mehar. He started writing since 1949. He proved him self as good poet, translator and researcher. His 20 books are published including with “Kunwar ji sej”, “Majnon”, “Peghamber”, “Peghamberan jo bagh”, “Bhagal khabhratiyon”. He died on 8th September 1995.
Ali dost Ajiz
Ali Dost Ajiz son of Mohammad Gaincho was born on 2nd September 1964 at village Faridabad Taluka Mehar. He started poetic traveling since 1980. He is potentate poet having very delicate feelings. Very creative, qualitative and touchy poet. His books, “Kushboo khushboo khuwab”, “Achan bhaunr banboliya”, “Soni Bagho Opera”, “Jahara Tara jarkna” and “Adesi ustad” are in market.
Sarwar Nawaz Bughio
Ghulam Sarwar “Nawaz” Bughio son of Mohammad Nawaz was born on 15th July 1948 at village Dhani Bux Bughio, Taluka Khairpur Nathan Shah He is active in literature circle since 1964. He is best traditional poet of Ghazal. Hs book of poetry is published with title of “Ghazal ji dunya”.
Mohammad Anwar Qambrani son of Mevo Khan was born on 10th October 1962 at village Phulloo Qambrani Taluka Johi. He came to the fold of poetic literature in 1983. He is the best poet having folk touch in his poetry. Approximately his ten thousand songs have been sung by the different singers. He is the poet who has professionally earned from poetry.
Pirral “Perdesi” son of Mohammad Peryal Solangi was born on First November 1947 at village Gurmani chandio near Sita road, district Dadu. His got start since 1965. He was good romantic poet. His book of poetry “Dil aaeno pathar dunya” is published. He was expired on 29th December 2002.
Sayed Ghulam Shabir “Tabish” Bhukhari son of Sayed Rasool Bux Shah was born on 12th July 1965 at village Sher Mohammad Dawachh, Taluka Dadu. He is active in literary field since 1988. Personally he is very humble, meek and kind person. Laughter and smiling is a part of his nature. He is also good prose writer. As a poet, having traditional touch, he is a poet of romance and resistance. His poetry, especially Ghazals are full of such touchy feelings. Technically his poetry is perfect regarding to rhythmic aspects. The collection of his poetry is published with title of “Munhanja Shaer Munhanjoon Tasveeron”.
Nasarullah Kingrani was born to Soomar Khan Kingrani 12 August 1972 at village Haji Manik Khan Kingrani, taluka Johi, Dadu Distric, Sindh. He received his primary education at primary school Gul Muhammad Gumb in 1982. He passed his matriculation examination in 1987. He passes inter science in 1989. He got BSc degree from degree college Dadu. He was poet, short story writer and columnist. His poetry and prose was published in Daily Sindh Sujag Karachi, Daily Awami Awaz Karchi and Daily Jago Karachi He worked as journalist in different newspapers. He remained member of political parties like Jeay Sindh, Sindh Traqipasand party and Sindh National party. He was martyred on 14 March 2013 in Johi town and was buried at Hasan Dervesh graveyard near Johi town.
Rajib Ali “Azad” son of Mohammad Bachal Solangi was born on 15th September 1961 at Sita village. He entered in literary circle since 1989. He is best poet, playwright, prose and short story writer. His other quality is comedy. Many of his comedian write-ups, poems and short stories are full with best comedy. His books, “Ranbhota aen Dhamchar”, “Karo Chashmo” and “Mankan mot thi” are published
Ali Nawaz “Atahar” son of Mohammad Fazil Mangi was born on 28th April 1948 at village Wasoo Kalhoro, Warah, Larkana but since long, he is living permanently at Dadu. By profession, he remained producer at Pakistan Television Qaueta centre. He produced many plays and programmes. He is best poet and short story writer. Since 1969 he is continuing creative practices.
Deen Mohammad “Akram” son of Imam Bux Junejo got birth on 25th February 1936 at village Borari, Taluka Khairpur Nathan Shah. He is in exercise of traditional poetry, influenced by Persian language since 1957. Above five books of his poetry are published.
Mohammad Urs “Azhar” son of Mohammad Umbers Solangi got birth on 13th January 1942 at village Miro Khan, Deh Buthi, union council Muradabad Taluka Dadu. Since 1967 he is in literary field. He is traditional poet and researcher. Many of his research and literary articles have been published in various news papers and magazines. His research book “Dadu Taluka jo mazi aen haal” is published.
I, Azizullah son of Soomar Khan Kingrani was born on 4th January 1958 at village Haji Manik Khan Kingrani, Taluka Johi. I am in the field of literature since 1974. My little contribution is in the shape of research, criticism, short story, poetry and dramas. Most of my contribution is published in various journals, magazines and news papers. Approximately 40 solo plays and 20 serials in Urdu and Sindhi have been telecasted from Pakistan Television Karachi Centre, Indus Television, Sindh Tv and KTN Karachi. 2o radio dramas have been broadcasted from Radio Pakistan Khairpur Mirs, Hyderabad and Karachi. I am first class first in Sindhi and at present working as Assistant Professor of Sindhi at Government Collage Johi. I have received 18 awards, including medal by University of Sindh, Lal Shabaz research award, KTN and P.Tv awards. My five books are published. “Sindh Paree” short stories for children by Naon janam publication Hyderabad in 1999, “Raog” short stories by Roshni publications Hyderabad in 2005, “Tarr Tarr Tay Toofan” poetry by Naon Niyapo publications Karachi in 2005, “Akhar Akhar Aarsi” a dictionary of poetry of Ustad Bukhari by Language Authority Hyderabad in 2009,“Kachho Hik Abhiyas” research aricles by Institute of Sinhaology Jamshoro in 2009 and Sindh_An archaeological Journey, by STDC, Culture Department, Govt. of Sindh in 2012.
Sain Bux Rind
Sain Bux Rind son of Mohammad Ayoob Rind was born on Fist October 1962 at village Bux Ali Rind near Johi. He started literary traveling since 1983. He is Assistant Professor of political science at Government Collage Johi. He is a good short story writer. Many of his short stories, articles and columns have been published in different news papers and magazines. His book of short story “Karo Pani” is also published.
Mohammad Ishaq son of Jaro khan Samejo was born on 18th March 1975 at village fazulpur dadu. Since 1990 he is in literary field. He is very laborious, sensible, energetic and creative young man. In a few time he has showed his best abilities and potentials in the field of literature and criticism. He has touched poetry with poetic and artistic sense. In present time Ishaq Samejo is working as assistant professor of Sindh at department of Sindhi, University of Sindh. He has remained as editor of children magazine “Gulistan”, literary magazine “Sanjha”, and “Bararan jo Sindh rang” a children magazine by Daily Kawish. Now he is editor of “Saaranga’ and “Freedom” magazines. He has participated and presented papers in national and international conferences. The inaugural ceremony of his book “Sha’eri saan dushmani” was held in New Delhi, India. Above 20 of his research articles have been published in various standard magazines. His published books are, “Sada bechain aa”, “Sha’eri saan dushmani”, “Gunaah ja geet”, “Dunya joon loke aakhaniyon”, “Dil jo rasto”, “Geroo wess ghazal”, “Tareekhi Maanhon tareekhi galhyon” and “Naav hali aa geet khani”.
Farooq Anwar son of Karim Bux Solangi was born on 10th August 1947 at village Sita Road. He started cereative work since 1974. Farooq Solangi is the best short story writer, novelist and playwright of Sindh. His plays have been telecasted from Pakistan Television Karachi Centre, which became more famous in Sindh. His books “Sard Hawaoon” and “Wikhriyal Manhoon” are published. He died on 13th June 2009.
Liaqat Ali son of Mohammad Ramzan Gadahi was born on 15th January 1970 at village Baid near KN Shah. Hamsafar is his pen name. He came in the field of literature and journalism in 1989. He is very potentate and energetic writer. He writes short stories and articles. His write-ups and columns have been published in different magazines, periodicals and news papers. He remained as editor or sub editor of Daily Awami Awaz, Dailly Sindh Sujag and Sindh Sujag magazine, Daily Jaago, Daily Khabren, weekly magazine Pakistan news and now is working as deputy editor of Affair magazine Karachi. He is a man, who refused to receive “Toot ba toot” award in the period of Chief Minister Jam Sadique. His books “Sindh Ji Daahap Khan 19 Interview”, “Hindustan Ji Tahzeeb Ji Katha” and “Sindh aen Pakistan Ji Siyasat aen Mueeshat” are published.
Abdul Ahad Junejo “Azad Qazi” son of Mohammad Hasan got birth on 15th November 1956 at Qazi Dara, near Radhan. He is Assistant Professor of Sindhi at University of Sindh. He is good prose writer and research scholar. His 30 books are published on different subjects.
Zulfiqar Ali Hisbani, well-known as Zulfiqar Hisbani was born on 25th October 1961 at Mehar, Dadu District, Sindh. His father’s name is Dur Muhammad Hisbani. He is eminent and luminous poet, radio and stage drama writer, stage drama producer and director, stage, radio and TV artist, compare and host. He received his primary and secondary education from his home town. He qualified M.A in Sindhi and B.Ed from University of Sindh, Jamshoro. He also received the degree of LLB from law college Hyderabad. He kept first step in the field of art as an artist with prominent comedian Sindhi film star Shaikh Sindhi, in childhood in 1968. He has been composing poetry in Sindhi and writing stage and radio plays since 1973. He joined Radio Pakistan Hyderabad, Sindh in 1974. He is as well founder of Bhittai Art Council Sindh. He directed and produced several stage dramas in all over Sindh. Still he is contributing in the meadow of art and literature.
Akhtar Ali son of Pathan Khan Rind was born on 4th February 1964 at village Mir khan Rind near Mehar. Since 1986 he stepped in literary field. He is the best poet, short story writer, and playwright and prose writer. His serials and solo plays went on air from P.Tv Karachi centre, KTN and Sindh TV. His three books of short stories, “call girl”, “kunwara chap” and “rat ji rani” are published.
Sayed Abbas Ali Shah son of Sayed Alam Shah was born on 21st December 1948 at village Deen Mohammad Shahani, Dadu district. He was good name of traditional poetry. Since 1965 he continued to create poetry till last moments of life. He laid to rest on 24th August 2010.
Jani Ishaq Mallah
Mohammad Ishaq “Jani Mallah” son of Ahmed khan Mallah was born on First May 1967 at village Rahim Mallah, Taluka Johi. He kept step in literary field in 1986. He was the best and energetic poet. He used his own and distinct diction and language at creative level in his poetry. On other hand he was good playwright and short story writer. His plays went on air from KTN. His poetry and short storied have been published in various news papers and magazines. His collection of poetry is published in “Mokhi mat uptiya” He expired on 17th May 2011.
Sikandar “Sarwan” son of Koro Khan Soomro was born on 22nd June 1957 at village Hyro Khan, Taluka Johi. He is in the literary circle since 1977. He is prose writer, columnist, short story writer, poet and playwright. He started “Murk” series publications since 1989. He is related with Radio Pakistan Karachi as compare and received 17 awards. His book of poetry for children published in 1992, which was awarded by Sindhi Language Authority Hyderabad. His so many solo plays and drama serials went on air from KTN and Sindh TV.
Khalil Arif Soomro
Khalil Husain “Arif” Soomro son of Ahmed khan Madhosh was born on 18th November 1965 at Johi town. He stepped in the field of literature in 1978. He is creative and potentate poet and short story writer. His poetry, especially Ghazals are more powerful and touchy than his prose or short stories. His two books consisting poetry for children, “Mahakar” and “Moti aen mukhryon” are published. His book moti aen mukhriyon is awarded by Culture department of Sindh.
Zulfiqar Ali Gadahi son of Imdad Ali got birth on First September 1966 at village Sher Mohammad Gadahi Taluka Khairpur Nathan Shah. He kept step in literature since 1990. He is different, distinct and potentate poet in his expressions, having extreme momentum of feelings. Romanticism is main aspect of his poetry. He always remains in search of new and unique creation. His books “Maan Umas Aen Chand”, “Mokhi Mat Uptiya” and “Heeanro Beri Jaan” are published.
Sikandar Ali “Maroo” son of Feroz Khan Jamali was born on First March 1970 at village Fakir Mohammad Jamali. He is active in the field of creation since 1980. He is best poet and good prose writer. As a poet very capable and powerful poet he is. His poetry is technically sound and rich in rhythmic flow. He is very energetic poet having emotional romantic and resistive aspects in his poetry. His books, “Mokhi mat Uptiya”, “Preen Joon Akhyon”, “Sansar wado Mandu Aa” and “Kook Kakoriyo Chang” are published.
Gulzar Ahmed son of Shah Nawaz Siyal was born on 8th April 1965 at village Thalho Taluka KN Shah. He came to the fold of literature in 1993. He is very defferent poet and distinct prose writer. He writes prose with poetic touch. He is really touchy creator. His poetry and prose have been published in various news papers and magazines. His collection of poetry is published in a collective book of poetry “Mokhi Mat Uptiya”
Mohammad Yamin son of Nabi Bux Babar got birth on 1st April 1953 at village Kando Babar, Taluka Johi. He began composing traditional Persian influenced poetry in 1971. He is good romantic poet. His collection of poetry is published with title of “Chand kharey hethaan”.
Makhdom Mohammad Malkani
Makhdom Ghulam Mohammad alias Ghulam Ahmed Malkani got birth on 15th April 1860 at village Malkani Sharif Dadu. He was poet and prose writer. Including “Sabilul Irshad” 4 volumes, his 19 books are published. He died on 22nd September 1935.
Mushtaq Ali son of Mohammad Chhuttal Bhurgri was born on 16th September1974 at village Atheen Shakh near Hurr Camp Taluka Johi. He was the best short story writer, poet and prose writer. His books “Pachhi”, “Safar” are published, Mushtaq was zealous literary person. He proved him self as skillful editor of “Rimjhim” publications series Dadu. He expired on 18th July 2007.
Shabir Mohammad Husain Soomro was born at Markhpur Muhla Dadu on 15th December 1963. He lived Sita Road for a long period. He is continuing the literary world since 1979. He is the best poet of his contemporary literary circle.
Tariq Masood son of Haji Nek Mohammad Qureshi was born on 17 September 1969 at Dadu. He came in literary circle in 1984. He is laborious and best short story writer, novelist and playwright. Many of his serials and solo plays have been telecasted from KTN Karachi. His books “Panjeen Mosam”, “Treen Akh”, “Sadi Jo Safar”, “Balak force”, “Bhoot building” and “Super man” are published.
Mohammad Yunis “Sikayal” son of Mohammad Ibrahim Mallah got birth on4th January 1975 at village Daaleji Miani near village Gozo, Taluka KN Shah. He was active in literary field since 92. He was energetic poet but unfortunately life did not become companion of him. He died on 31st January 1999.
Gulsher Panhwar was born to Khuda Bux Panhwar on 24 October 1969 at village Dilawar Panhwar , Johi Taluka of Dadu District, Sindh. He got primary education at GPS Shahmir Gadehi in 1980. He got secondary education in 1987 at GHS Johi and higher education from Degree college Dadu in 1991. Later he got education privately. He did B.A in 1995 and M. A in Economics in 2005 from University of Sindh. He received degrees of B. Ed in 2000 and M. Ed in 2007 from Allama Iqbal open university Islamabad. He was appointed as primary teacher in 1989. He has been writing articles in English and Sindhi languages since 2003. His many articles are published in Daily Dawn Karachi, daily the News, the Nation and the dailytime newspapers including leading Sindhi newspapers. He is social activist as well and is working in many organizations. He visited and participated as educationist in seminars held in Islamabad and in Morocco including Senigol countries.
Shah Nawaz Musafir
Shah Nawaz “Musafir son of Ahmed Bux Jokhio was born on 12th April 1937 at Mehar. He is good comedian poet since 1967.
Sher Mohammad “Shazad” son of Haji Abdullah Solangi was born on 1st January 1967 at village Rambko KN Shah. He is creating poetry and short stories since 1984.
A potential young man Dilshad Butto son of Mohammad Bux was born on 1st April 1972 at village Saeed Bhutto near Khudabad. He started literary labor since 1988. He is bold columnist and prose writer. He is also creative minded social and political worker. He keeps his opinion boldly in his analytic and critical articles, columns and literary or historical write-ups. Due to his boldness he suffers more and passes through agonies. Most writers are winced by him. His collection of prose is under publication.
Mohammad Anwar “Sarir” son of Ghulam Mohammad got birth on 21st June 1962. He was more literate person. His book “Jay daur dunya ja” is published. He died on 4th April 1990.
Abdul Ghafoor son of Abdul Karim Charan was born on 12th March 1958 at Dadu. He is composing poetry since 1968. He is good romantic and resistive poet.
Abdul Sattar “Abd” son of Mohammad Ali Magsi was born on 1st January 1951 at village Sobho Magsi Taluka Mehar. Since 1975 he is in the field of literature.
Mohammad Usman son of Mohammad Bachal Memon got birth on 1st April 1952. Since 1958, he is active in literary field. He is good short story writer, poet and playwright. Many of his plays have been telecasted from P.Tv Karachi centre, KTN and Sindh Tv.
Makhdom Ghalib Malkani
Ahmed Mujtaba “Ghalib” Malkani son of Ghulam Mohammad was born on 15th April 1930 at village Malkani Sharif Dadu. A traditional poet is composing poetry under influence of Persian since 1950. His published books are, “Shuhab e saqib” and “Barqat e naqsh bandi”.
Ahmed Khan Suhag
Ahmad Khan son of Kamal Khan Suhag was born on 21st September 1969 at village Allah Rakhio Suhag, Taluka Dadu. He is most active in literary and social fields since 1981. He became member of Shahbaz Mella committee since 1984. He is watering especially folk poetry. His books “Rihan Rahamatullah ji” and “Yadgar e Qalandar” are published.
Zahid Ali son of Mian Ghulam Mohammad Abasi was born on 15th August 1973, at Khanpur. Ali Zahid is since 1990 in literary circle. He is best prose writer and potentate poet. He has composed poetry in Sindhi and Urdu languages. He is qualitative journalist and social worker. His prose and poetry have been published in various news papers and magazines. His book of poetry and prose are near to publish.
Mohammad Hasan “Mehar Fakir” son of Sawan Khan Lund was born in 1940 at village Mevo Lund, Taluka Dadu. Since 1960 he was in creative field. He was best and famous romantic folk poet. Many of his songs have been sung by singers. Two books of his poetry “Kulyat e Mehar” and “Mohbat kadahan marandi nahe” are in market. He died in 2010.
Dr Karam Ali Shah “Naz” Qazmi son of Alam Shah was born on 7th March 1955. He is best and potentate poet. His poetry is full of romantic feelings and emotions.
Amanullah “Nazim” Mangi son of Mohammad Bachal Mangi was born on 10th October 1939 at village Tharari Mohbat, Taluka Mehar. He was in poetic field since 1972. He was good traditional poet. His collection of poetry is published with the title of “Sindhu’a Chholiyon”. He died on 13th July 1998.
Shamasuddin son of Abdullah Lashari was born on 12th March 1972 at village Dodo Brihmani, Wahi Pandhi, Taluka Johi. He is best poet, short story writer and prose writer. His prose and poetry is published in various news papers and magazines. His book “Yadun jo kohiro” is in market.
Mashooque Ali son of Ali Bux Brihmani was born on 21 August 1970 at village Dodo Brihmani, Wahi Pandhi, Taluka Johi. He got his early education front his native village. He paased matriculation examination from Govt. High school Johi in 1996 and inter from Govt. Degree College Dadu in 1998. He did M. Ed from Shah Abdul Latif university Khairpur Mir’s. From childhood he is in the Feild of literature. He has been creating poetry since 1992. His poetry is published in various newspapers and journals of Sindhi Language. Like Daily Jago, Daily Awami Awaz Karachi, journals Naen Zindagi, Hazar Dastan. He is very creative and touchy poet and prose writer. He has written many inter active theaters as well. He is also most active social worker. He has visited Kolalampur Malaysia, India and British, especially London regarding to attend word inter active theater programs. He promoted the unknown Sufi singers of backward area of Kachho. He is still contributing in the Feild of Sindhi literature.
Ali Mohammad Dard Solangi
Ali Mohammad “Dard” son of Mir Mohammad Solangi was born on 21st November 1965 at village Qazi Pir Mohammad. He is in literary fold since 1989. He is good poet and short story writer.
Azad Anwar Kandhro
Ali Anwar “Azad Anwar Kandhro” son of Mohammad Hashim Kandhro was born on 6th march 1980 at village Ahmed Khan Kandhro taluka Mehar, district Dadu. He is best poet, prose writer and compiler. He was awarded by Keenjhar publication Hyderabad in 1994. Many of his articles have been published in various journals, news papers and magazines. His published books are: “Dharti jo shaheed”, “Aijaz Ali Jatoi, muhib watan Siyasatdan”, Sam e sahra sam e Derya”, “ Sindhi boli babat maqala aen mazmoon”, “Maulana Girami joon tahriroon”, “Ustad Bukhari fun aen shakhsiat” and “Magar toon maan na hoondaseen”.
Mohammad Ibrahim son of Ghulam Mohammad Mallah was born on 7th June 1982 at village Ghulam Mohammad Mallah Taluka Johi, Dadu district. Since 2000 he is creating poetry.
Abal Udas Babar
Abdullah “Abal Udas” son of Mohammad Sachal Babar was born on 16th March 1980 at Shahabad Dadu city. Since 1996 he is in poetic field. Abal is good romantic poet. His Ghazals are his nice poetic creation. His collection of poetry is published included with other poets in “Mokhi mat uptiya”.
Ahsan Ali “Ahsan” son of Allah warayo Zangrjo got birth on 14th June 1974 at Mehar town. He is a young short story writer and potentate poet since 1996.
Gul Hasan “Sagar” son of Haji Ghulam Mohammad Kori was born on 14th September 1975 at village Haji Qasim Jamali, Taluka Johi, district Dadu. He started poetry since 1990. His poetry is full of romantic feelings and social aspects. His poetry, from rhythmic point of view, is also best. He is still struggling to the mark.
Abdul Hamid “Aas” Babar son of Wahid Bux Babar was born on 5th march 1977 at village Hurr camp near 8th miner of Johi barrage, Taluka Johi. Aas stepped in literary field since 199o. He is energetic poet and good short story writer. His poetry is appealing and full of romantic feelings in comparison with other aspects in his poetry. He uses his own diction and expresses distinctly. He was expected to be boosted up but he didn’t continue his struggles and efforts, perhaps due to his economical conditions and circumstances. His poetry and short stories have been published at a large, in different magazines and news papers.
Ghulam Husain “Naqad” Thaheem son of Wali Mohammad got birth on 25th may 1962 at village Wali Mohammad Thaheem, Taluka Johi. He entered in poetic field in 1986. He is good poet. The romantic, patriotic and social aspects are filled with poetic approach of his level. His poetry is rhythmically sound.
Iqbal Husain son of Mohammad Mithal Shino was born on 26th June 1953 at village Ibrahimji, Taluka Dadu. He is in poetic practice since 1973. He has his own dialect, diction and distinct way of expressions like Mohammad Khan Majeedi. His three books of poetry, “Jahara gul gulab ja”, “Surha gul rabel ja” and “Sindhri aen soonhan” are published.
Ali Gohar Malkani son of Ghulam Hadi was born on 19th April 1967 at dadu. Since 1984 he is in the field of literature. He is Novelist, Short story writer, prose writer, poet and good translator. His 14 books are published.
Imtiaz Adil Soomro
Imtiaz Ali “Adil” son of Abdul Khaliq Soomro was born at Mehar on 14th August 1969. Adil is a poet of extreme romantic and patriotic feelings. His poetic approach is very appealing. He is very creative poet of our district. His collection of poetry is waiting for publication.
Rahamatullah “Bahzad Sindhi” son of Abdul Majeed Mallah got birth on 12th December 1971 at Dadu. He started writing since 90. His book “Rela rela rat” is published.
Allahdino “Pavel” son of Mohammad Ismail Junejo was born on 3rd May 1962 at village Ghari, Mehar Taluka Dadu district. He stepped in literature in 1979. He remained social and political activist. His book “deenhan dithey ja khuwab” is published.
Mohammad Malook son of Nathoo Khan Lund was born on 25th March 1957 at Shahabad Muhla Dadu. He came in the field of literature in 198. He is more learned person. His favorite subjects are socio political aspects of the society. He has established a big personal library. He is writer of three books, “Hahra Haaja Thiyan”, Tareekh, Adab aen Inqalab” and “Kanhe werh bina bi waah” are published.
Haroon son of Mohammad Achar Penhwar was born in 1953 at village Allahdad
Fakir Lund. Haroon is a poet of romanticism, resistance and social aspects of the society. He is committed poet and social worker. His poetry is simple but very touchy and raising momentum in feelings. His collection of poetry “Maan Baghi haan” is under publication.
Janib Ali “Tnha Jani” Khoso son of Hamzo Khoso was born in 1982 at village Lal Bux Khoso, Taluka Johi. He started creating poetry since 2000. He keeps potentate expressions in his poetry which indicates to the best poet of future.
Mohammad “Daud” Samano Soomro was born on 16th April 1961 village Shadan Taluka Johi. Since 1982 he is continuously creating poetry. He is good poet.
Dr Qurban Jhatyal
Dr Qurban Ali son of Ahmed Khan got birth Jhatyal was born on First January1957 at village Kamal Khan Jhatyal. He is in literary practice since 1975.
Dr Liakat Magsi
Dr Liakat Magsi son of Dhani Bux Magsi was born on First January 1953 at village Gul Mohammad Magsi, Taluka Dadu. He writes since 1968. His favorite field is history. The title of his published book is “Khudabad ji Siyasi aen Samaji Hesiyat”.
Rab Dino “Raz” Shahani son of Sain Bux Shahani got birth on 15th July 1971 at village Hamal Khan Shahani, Taluka Johi. He started literary work since 1996. He was appointed as lecturer in 2006. Since 2000 he remained as editor, in charge, news reporter in different news papers, journals and television channels. He is a good poet and prose writer. In 2004 he was PRO at Sindhi Adabi Board. His published books are, “Latifi Maloomat”, “Baloch aen Ishq” and “Quratul ain Tahira”
Raz Nathan Shahi
Ali Sher “Raz” Mirani son of Noor Mohammed Mirani was born on First August 1947 at Khairpur Nathan Shah. Since 1965 he creates poetry but still his collection of poetry has not been published.
Mohammed Peryal “Rahi” son of Mohammad Chhuttal Channa got birth on 6th January 1950 at Johi town. He was good romantic poet. He died on 16th February 1997.
Chhutto Khan “Ajiz” Jamali son of Bakhshal Khan Jamali was born on First February 1967. He started to get interest in literature since 1986. He remained secretary of Sindhi Adabi Sangat Johi. He was most active as social, political worker and journalist at Johi in eighties. He is best columnist, poet and anchor person. Since early nineties he shifted to Karachi and joined Daily Awami Awaz. Later he joined Daily Kawish. Now he is bureau reporter of ARY network Karachi and permanent columnist of Daily Ibrat Hyderabad.
Ahmed Shakir Gaincho
Ahme Ali Gaincho was born to Muhammad Khan Gaincho on 5 February 1997 in Saudi Arab Mecca whereas his native place is Mehar city of District Dadu, Sindh. His pen name is Ahmed Shakir Gaincho . He is contributing poetry and prose since his teenage. He is hardworking and laborious. Thus, he got fame as a poet in teenage. He did Matric from Govt. High school Mehar, inter from Degree College Mehar. He received B.Com degree from Shaheed Benirabad University Nawabshah. His prose and poetry is published in various magazines and newspapers in Sindhi language of Sindh including India. His books ‘Qadeem daur joon azeen fasafi aurtoon’, ‘Kuvta ji kala’ and ‘Hik Nazar hedanh are published.
Ahmed Khan “Sardad Brohi son of Mohammad Soomer got birth in 1970 at village Faridabad and he is in literary practice since 1987. He is good poet.
Talib Husain son of Mohammad Chhuttal Qambrani was born on 6th August 1967 at village Chhini Taluka Johi. Un fortunately he is blind but since 1995 he is in the practice of composing poetry. Many of his songs are sung by different singers.
Abdul Ghafoor son of Abdul Karim Charan was born on 12th March 1958 at Dadu. He is composing poetry since 1968. He is good romantic and resistive poet.
Ghulam Mohammad “Dur” son of Mohammad Saleh Mangi got birth on 4th April 1947 at village Piyaro Arain. Since 1966 he is in poetic field. His book “Ishq watan adarsh” is published.
` Ashraf Ali “Amar” Lashari son of Mitho Khan Lashari was born on 3rd February 1971 at Johi town. He is composing poetry since 1988.He is good poet and prose writer. His poetry and prose have been published in different news papers and magazines. Except this, his poetry has been telecasted from P.Tv Karachi centre.
Faiz Mohammad son of Ghulam Asgher Laghari was born on 24th March 1984 at village Lalhar, Taluka Johi. Since 1999 he is in literary circle. He is a talented poet, short story writer and playwright. His poetry and short stories have been published in different news papers and magazines. His plays have been broadcasted from radio Pakistan Khairpur Mirs and solo plays have been telecasted from Sindh Tv and KTN Karachi.
Qamaruddin son of Allahwarayo Bhan was born on 8th June 49 at village Dangar, near Radhan. He started writing since 1970. He is good poet, story and drama writer.
Qamaruddin son of Abdul Rahman Kalhoro Abasi got birth on 14th April 1940 at Dadu. He is in the fold of literature since 1954. His 10 books are published.
Gul Hasan son of Haji Ghulam Mohammad Kori was born on 14th September 1975 at village Haji Qasim Jamli, Taluka Johi. He began to compose poetry since 1990. He is best poet of his contemporary. His poetry is full of romantic feelings and emotions. His poetry has been published in different news papers and magazines.
Gohar Gul Gorar
Gohar Ali son of Niaz Ali Gorar was born at village Walyo Khoso on 12th December 1972. He is in literary field since 1992. He is good poet.
Liaqat Ali Liaqat
Liaqat Ali son of Dad Mohammad Lund was born in 1952 at Tibai Lund Taluka Johi. His start is since 1990 with traditional poetry but slowly and steadily he got more different and new way of expression through his poetry. His book of poetry “Taqdeer Milay na Milay” is published.
Mashooq Ali son of Karim Bux Zardari was born on 15th April 1962 at village Jam Zardari near Radhan, Taluka Mehar. He is since 1985 in literary field. His book “Jobhan rut joon sookhryon” is published.
Ghulam Qadir son of Mohammad Ali Memon was born at village Weji on 11th March 1960. He is composing poetry since 1979.
Ghulam Hyder “Masoom” Bukhari son of Muhsan Shah was born on 3rd April 1968 at village Mirzo Janwari Taluka Mehar. He started composing poetry since 1990. He is best poet and prose writer.
Munir Ahmed son of Shamasuddin Ahmed Rahojo was born on 20th July 1941 at village Lal Bux Rahooja, KN Shah. His books,”Pandhi”, “Muhanji manzil tuhanji murk” and “Chand phireen chho gole” are published.
Mola Bux Azad
Mola Bux “Azad” son of Mohammad Bux alias Bakhshal Solangi was born on 7th October 1973 at Dadu. He is poet and short story writer.
Manik Khan son of Mohammad Soomer was born is 26th March 1978 at village Haji Manik Kingrani, Taluka Johi. He is good poet, short story writer and playwright. His poetry and short stories have been published in various magazines. Many of his plays have been telecasted from Pakistan Television Karachi centre and KTN Karachi. He received award of best drama serial writer in 2010 by P.Tv Karachi centre. His book of short stories “Radi Pana” and translated book “Kabir ji Sha’eri, fun aen fakir” are published.
Mahram “Mir” Leghari son of Mian Bux Leghari was born on 9th October 1974 at village Mian Bux leghari. He is very touchy poet of Sindhi and Siraiki. His poetry is published in different news papers and magazines. He remained editor of “Barkha” publication series.
Nasreen Sayed daughter of Sayed Ghulam Ali Shah was born on 1st July 1978 at KN Shah. She is in literature field since 1999. Her book “Kanhan kanhan ji nind chorai” is published.
Naseer Ahmed Memon son of Mohammad Bux was born on 5th August 1970 at village Pat Sharif. He is best prose writer and expert analyst.
Nazir Ahmed son of Haji Ali Bux Joyo was born on 7th May 1959 at village Haji Abdul Rasool, Taluka KN Shah. He is good poet.
Wazir Ali son of Mohammad Fazil Mangi got birth on 10th March 1965 at village Wasoo Kalhoro. He was best poet, columnist and short story writer. He rmained most active as journalist and poet in literary circle of Dadu. He was loving friend and best man. His prose and poetry is published in different magazines and news papers. He expired on 30th May 2010.
Wafa Koral Channa
Koro Khan Son of Mohammad Chattal Channa got birth on 1st March 1977 at village Abraan. He is active in literary circle of Dadu. He is best young poet.
Waqar Nathan shahi
Abdul Razaq “Waqar Nathan Shahi” son of Mohammad Bachal Penhwar was born on 1st April 1953 at KN Shah. He is good poet.
Wafa Yasin Arain
Mohammad Yasim “Wafa” Arain son of Mohammad Husain got birth on 2nd March 1970 at Piyaro Arain. Since 1990 he is in poetic fold.
Gulzar Ali son of Menhon Khan was born on 16th November 1981, at village Dodo Brihmani, Wahi Pandhi, Taluka Johi. He is good poet.
Imtiaz Ali “Aseer” Brihmani was born on 29th March 1986 at village Dodo Brihmani, Taluka Johi. He is one of the potentate and different poet of his youngster contemporary. He uses language at creative level. If he continues such laborious practice, he will be the best poet of future. His books,”Nigahon sham jo manzar” and “Nasar Beqarari jo” is available in market.
Waheed Ali son of Allah Warayo Malik was born on 10th October 1981 at Dadu. He is in the poetic field since 2000. His books aaun mansoob tunhanjey naanu in 2006, gulan surhañ aandi, 2015, kujh ta golin thiyoon akhyoon 2017 and chota tele chanbeliya in 2013 are published. is best romantic poet. His book, “Aan’u Mansoob Tunhan j Naan’u” is published
Mohammad Moosa Rind
Mohammad Moosa son of Mohammad Usman Rind got birth 1977 at village Bachal Khan Rind. He is energetic young man and good columnist. His columns have been published in various magazines and news papers.
Sayed Ashraf Ali Shah pen name Ashraf Phakai, son of Sayed Shafi Mohammad Shah was born on 28th September !973 at village Phaka, Taluka Dadu. He is good stage playwright and short story writer. His short stories have been published in different news papers and literary magazines.
Zain Khoso is young poet and prose writer. His full name is Zainul Abdeen. He was born to Menhon Khan Khoso on 5th September 1971 at village Chinjani, Taluka Johi, District Dadu Sindh. He passed Primary from GPS Chinjani and did matriculation fron GHS Johi. He passed MA and LLB from Dadu. He started literary work from 1987. His prose and poetry is published in various standard news papers and literary magazines. His poetry is included in 3 books: “Wan wan manjhan waas”, “Sukhanwar Sindh ja” and “Wayoon mahkiyoon wat te”. He is serving as government servant.. He has created Waees, Ghazals, poems and other forms of ppoetry in Sindhi language.
Wahid Nawaz Jiskani
Wahid Nawaz son of Mohammad Essa Jiskani was born on 5th February 1977 at village Hurr Camp, Taluka Johi. Since 1990 he writes short stories and columns. His short stories and columns have been published in magazines and news papers. He is the best journalist. He received excellence award of KTN Karachi as best journalist in 2008.
Lahno khan Jamali
Lahno Khan Jamali was born on 20 December 1975 at village Muhammad Ali Jamali near ancient village Sevo Khan Jamali in area of Kachho taluka Johi, District Dadu Sindh. His pen name was ‘Sarang’. He wrote articles including did poetry in Sindhi language. He played active role through the platform of literary, social and political organizations. He was an energetic young man who remained more active whole the life. He passed away on 24 June 2014.
Tariq Imam Junejo son of Hakeem Deen Muhammad Akram Borarai WA born 1 June 1967 at village Borari, Taluka Khairpur Nathan Shah, District Dadu. Later, he shifted to Kotri now District Jamshoro. He matric in 1982 from Hyderabad and inter in 1985. He did BA in 1990 and M. A in Sociology in 1992 from University of Sindh Jamshoro and LLB from Law college Hyderabad in 1997. He started creating poetry from 1984. His poetry and prose is published in many journals and newspapers of Sindhi Language. He has created poetry in different forms of Sindhi Poetry. He is contributing yet.
Qurban Ali Khushik
Qurban Ali Khushik son of Allah Bux born on 4th February 1977 at village Mohammad Khan Khushik, taluka Dadu. He came into field of literature and Journalisim in 1994. He is very laborious, energetic and capable journalist. Many of his write-ups have been published in different local, regional, national and international newspapers and magazines in English, Urdu and Sindhi.
Mr Khushik is working in Dawn newspaper as active reporter since 2000. He is also regularly contributing in Herald since January 2010. As well as, he is working in Dawnews Tv as reporter since 2007.
Ghulam Hyder Ghayal Laghari
Ghulam Hyder Ghayal son of Faiz Mohammad Laghari born on 15 November 1976 at village Faiz Mohammad Laghari, Taluka Johi. He is good young poet. His poetry has been published in various news papers and periodicals.
Mohammad Siddique “Nimano” son of Mohammad Usman Mahesar born on 10th October 1977 at village Pipri Mahesar, Taluka Mehar. He is good young poet. Recently his collection of poetry “Tunhanji Suhni Saar” has been published by Sindhi Sahat Ghar publications Hyderabad.
Asgher Ali was born to Ranjhan Khan Pusio on 2nd November 1976 at village Muhammad Bachal Pusio taluka KN Shah, District Dadu Sindh. He got his primary education at his native village. He passed Matric from GHS Tharari Jado Shaheed in 1995 and inter FROM GDC KN Shah in 1997. He has been creating poetry since 1998. His poetry is published in standard newspapers and journals of Sindhi Language. His poetry is sung by Shabir Shahani and other famous singers.
Ghulam Shabir Lashari was born to Allahyar Lashari on first April 1988 at village Dodo Brahmani near Wahi Pandhi, taluka Johi, Dadu District, Sindh. He got primary education from GPS Village Dodo Brahmani. He passed Matric from Johi high school, inter from degree college Johi and did graduation from degree college Dadu. He is good poet, singer and journalist. He started career as poet from 1998. Ahmed Khan Madhosh and Yameen Ghamgheen remained his guide and mentor in poetry. He received training of music from Abdul Ghafoor Babar in 2004. His poetry is published in various standard journals and newspapers. He with collaboration of Madhosh opened unit of Adabi Sanghat Wahi Pandhi.
Bashir Ahmed son of Muhram Ali Bhand born on 1st January 1980 at village Mir Mohammad Bhand near Tharari Mohabat, Taluka Mehar. He is good poet. His poetry has been published in different journals and news papers.
Good Information from Mr. Aziz Kingrani, However names of Ghaisuddin Junejo and Professor Tanveer Junejo are missing.
May be I could not receive the information regarding the pointed out names. No one is perfect
Wow, Well done! Sir Aziz Sb, I was searching some writers of Sindh and I was directed to your site. It is very informative…Good work.
Good work, keep it up.
Please make coorection in father’s name of Molvi Abdul Ghafoor Sitai which is as :
Molvi Abdul Ghafoor Sitai son of Gul Muhammad Solangi.
Eiditor of Al-Waheed and Nawa-e-Sindh news papers.
Will directed when I shall be online
Corrected Muhammad Arif sain
Thanks Mr.Aziz Kingrani.
“Ibn-e-Hayat Panhwer” a well know writer and activist is missing in your list
Give information about him which will be included
Please upload the poetry of Sain Ishaq Rahi Sb.
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The history of poetry in Sindhi language is not younger. Its roots can be traced in Soomra dynasty (1050-1352) and Sama dynasty (1353-1521). There are many socio-religious and historical causes for finding old story of poetry in Sindhi language. However, I shall try to post a story of poetry in Sindhi language.
Stil some names of young poets of district Dadu Taluka Johi are missing Sir!
Provide information plz it will be included