On the event of what might have been his 101st birthday, the present Google doodle remembers the snapshot of Kaifi Azmi in front of an audience recounting his dynamite verse. The work of art is so delightfully done, it feels like Azmi’s doodle would make some noise any minute.
For the unenlightened, Kaifi Azmi was an Indian writer, lyricist, and social change advocate. Azmi was one of the most famous twentieth century writers, with his work going from affection ballads, dissident refrains to Bollywood melodies verses and screenplays.
On the off chance that you are as yet attempting to draw an obvious conclusion, truly, Kaifi Azmi is mainstream on-screen character Shabana Azmi’s dad.
Strikingly, Kaifi Azmi was his nom de plume. He was conceived Syed Athar Hussain Rizvi in 1919 in the Azmargh locale of Uttar Pradesh, India.
Google uncovers a little about his youth in the blog: “At age 11, he made his first ballad, a ghazal-style piece. Motivated by Gandhi’s 1942 Quit India opportunity development, he later left for Bombay (presently Mumbai) to compose for a Urdu paper. He at that point distributed his first assortment of ballads, Jhankar (1943), just as turned into an individual from the persuasive Progressive Writers’ Association that pre-owned composition to attempt to accomplish financial changes.”
Azmi won a few honors for his work in his lifetime. He won three Filmfare Awards for Garm Hawa (1973), a Padma Shri Award for Literature and Education (1974), and one of India’s most elevated scholarly distinctions, the Sahitya Akademi Fellowship (2002).
Azmi was likewise an extraordinary backer for social change. One of his most popular lyrics “Aurat” talked abou ladies’ uniformity.
Per the blog, Azmi likewise “established the NGO Mijwan Welfare Society (MWS) to help different instructive activities to improve the lives of country ladies and families, and right up ’til the present time, MWS proceeds with its work in the soul of its author.”