Famous poet Rehan Azmi passes away
The renowned poet Dr Rehan Azmi died of protracted illness in Karachi today.
He had the honor of being a ‘Guinness World record’ holder for the 7th speediest poetry writing in the world in 1997.
Rehan Azmi is a reputed name in the Shia community, as well as all Urdu-speaking groups in Pakistan.
He was a great religious poet who had written a number of naats and Qasidas such as, Khuwaab Se Tabeer Tak, Manzar Ba Manzar Karbala, Qalam Tor Dia and several more.
Not much is known as to how the poet passed away, but his fans mourn and pray as #RehanAzmi trends number 1 on Twitter.
25 books, 250,000 poetic verses on #Karbala Two honorary PHD degrees by UK universities, Guinness Book of world record recorded him. #RehanAzmi The great poet left us today. His poetry will stay alive for decades to come. #RIP pic.twitter.com/U5jzvAxIBY— Mudassar Saeed (@MudassarGEO) January 26, 2021