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Anjum Rehbar Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Guna, Madhya Pradesh
Age: 61 Years
Husband: Rahat Indori

Anjum Rehbar

Bio/Wiki
Profession(s)Urdu Poet, Lyricist
Known forBeing the first wife of prominent Indian lyricist and poet Rahat Indori
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 167 cm
in meters- 1.67 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 6”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
Awards [1]Bharat Darshan• Indira Gandhi Award (1986)
• Ramrikh Manhar Award
• Sahitya Bharati Award
• Hindi Sahitya Sammelan Award
• Akhil Bhartiya Kavivar Vidyapeeth Award
• Dainik Bhaskar Award
• Chitransh Fiqar Gorakhpuri Award
• Guna ka Gaurav Award
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 September 1962 (Monday)
Age (as of 2023)61 Years
BirthplaceGuna, Madhya Pradesh, India
Zodiac signVirgo
NationalityIndian
HometownGuna, Madhya Pradesh, India
College/UniversityJiwaji University, Gwalior
Educational QualificationPost-graduate in Urdu Literature at Jiwaji University, Gwalior
AddressBM 92, Shree G Tower, T3 Nehru Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Relationships & More
Marital StatusDivorced
Marriage DateYear, 1988
Family
Husband/SpouseRahat Indori (Bollywood lyricist and Urdu poet; deceased) (m. 1988- div. 1993)
Anjum Rehbar with Rahat Indori
ChildrenSon- Sameer Rahat (music director)
Anjum Rehbar's son Sameer Rahat

Anjum Rehbar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Anjum Rehbar

  • Anjum Rehbar is a renowned Indian poetess. She writes in Urdu and Hindi languages. She is best known for being the first wife of the Urdu poet and Bollywood lyricist Rahat Indori. She specializes in singing ghazals and geets as her chosen musical genre.
  • Anjum Rehbar started attending Mushairas and Kavi Sammelans in 1977. Subsequently, she started participating in many poetry shows on national television channels such as ABP News, SAB TV, Sony Pal, ETV Network, and DD Urdu. In 2013, she appeared on a show called Wah! Wah! Kya Baat Hai! on SAB TV. She often performs her poetry on Doordarshan.

    Anjum Rehbar while performing at a Kavi Sammelan in 2019

    Anjum Rehbar while performing at a Kavi Sammelan

  • Rahat Indori and Anjum Rehbar got married in 1988; however, they divorced in 1993. After their divorce, Rahat Indori got married for the second time, while Anjum opted to remain single.

    An old picture of Anjum Rehbar with her husband Rahat Indori

    An old picture of Anjum Rehbar with her husband Rahat Indori

  • In 2018, Anjum Rehbar released a book titled Malmal Kacche Rangon Ki, a collection of her poems.

    The cover of the book Malmal Kacche Rangon Ki by Anjum Rehbar

    The cover of the book Malmal Kacche Rangon Ki by Anjum Rehbar

  • In 2019, Anjum Rehbar appeared on the Kapil Sharma Show during a special episode for Holi on Sony Entertainment, where her poetry left the audience amazed.

    Anjum Rehbar with Kapil Sharma on The Kapil Sharma Show in 2019

    Anjum Rehbar with Kapil Sharma on The Kapil Sharma Show in 2019

  • Once, in a media talk, Anjum Rehbar’s son, Sameer Rahat talked about the poems of his parents. He said,

    My parents (Rahat Indori and Anjum Rehbar) are arguably the biggest Urdu poets in the country, and you get influenced by them on a daily basis. Writing songs for others is when your waters are tested.”

    Late Rahat Indori and Sameer Rahat

    Late Rahat Indori and Sameer Rahat

  • On 7 August 2023, Anjum Rehbar joined the Indian National Congress in Madhya Pradesh in the presence of Kamal Nath, the president of the INC Madhya Pradesh unit. After joining INC, she revealed in a media interview that she had previously focused on writing poetry but also had a desire to serve society.

    Anjum Rehbar and Kamal Nath

    Anjum Rehbar and Kamal Nath

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