Birth: 9th November, 1911
Death: 23rd September, 2004
Nationality: Pakistani
Profession: Poet

Born on November 9, 1911 in Delhi as Syed Masood-ul-Hasan Tabish Dehlvi to Munshi Zakaullah and a mother “who had memorised thousands of Urdu and Persian couplets”, Tabish joined All India Radio in 1939. After Partition of India, he migrated to Pakistan and worked for Radio Pakistan.

He is counted amongst the poetic personalities who have infused a sense of devotion to literature among the newcomers. He has been widely acclaimed for his masterly poetic renderings both in and outside Pakistan.