Renowned poet and lyricist Nida Fazli, who penned several soulful compositions like ‘Kabhie kisi ko mukamil jahan nahi milta’, passed away today after he complained of breathlessness at his residence in suburban Mumbai. He was 78. He is survived by wife and a daughter.
Muqtida Hasan Nida Fazli, popularly known as Nida Fazli, was a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi and Padmasri awards. Fazli, whose father was also an Urdu poet, was known for his elegant presentation and exclusive use of colloquial language for ghazals, nazms and dohas in Urdu and Hindi.
Some of his famous ghazals include “Kabhie Kisi Ko Mukamil Jahan Nahi Milta”, ‘Aa Bhi Jaa, Aa Bhi Jaa’ (“Sur”), “Tu Is Tarah Se Meri Zindagi Mein” (“Aap Toh Aise Na They”) and ‘Hosh Waalon Ko Khabar Kya’ (“Sarfarosh”).