JaaN Nisaar Akhtar was the son of poet Muztar Khairabadi. Akhtar got immense popularity due to his Hindustani film songs. He had married legendary poet Majaz' sister Safia. Akhtar's son Javed is a noted poet. Here is Janisar's ghazal: Har ek rooh meN ek gham chhupa lage hai mujhe/ Yeh zindgi to koi bad-dua lage hai mujhe.
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