Rahat Indori Age, Biography, Wife, Facts & More

Rahat Indori

Real NameRahat
NicknameRahat Indori
ProfessionPoet, Lyricist, Pedagogist
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 159 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper (semi-bald)
Personal Life
Date of Birth1 January 1950
Age (as in 2017) 67 Years
Birth PlaceIndore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Zodiac signCapricorn
Nationality Indian
HometownIndore, Madhya Pradesh, India
SchoolNutan School Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
College/UniversityIslamia Karimia College (ikdc) Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Barkatullah University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Bhoj university, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Educational QualificationMA in Urdu literature from Barkatullah University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh in 1975
Ph.D. in Urdu literature from the Bhoj University of Madhya Pradesh in 1985
FamilyFather- Rafatullah Qureshi (a cloth mill worker)
Mother- Maqbool Un Nisa Begum
Siblings- 3
HobbiesPainting, Traveling
Favourite Things
Favourite SportsHockey, Football
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife/SpouseSeema Rahat
ChildrenSons- Faisal Rahat,
Satlaj Rahat
Rahat Indori son Satlaj Rahat Indori
Daughter- Shibli Irfan

Rahat Indori

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rahat Indori

  • Does Rahat Indori smoke:? Yes
  • Does Rahat Indori drink alcohol:? Yes
  • He was born to a cloth mill worker in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
  • He was the 4th children of his parents.
  • He recited his first poetry at the age of 19 in 1972.
  • He was brilliant in both studies and sports. He was the captain of Hockey and Football teams in both school and college.
  • After completing graduation in 1973, he spent 10 years in a confused state. He did nothing during that period and used to wander hither and thither. However, after being convinced by his friends, he pursued his post graduation in Urdu Literature and passed out with Gold Medal.
  • He was given an offer to teach at Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore. Since the prerequisite to teaching there was to have a Ph.D. degree, he pursued Ph.D. in Urdu Literature and started teaching there as Professor of Urdu Literature. He taught there for 16 years. Later, more than hundreds of students did Ph.D. under his guidance.
  • Before coming to poetry, he used to be a painter and even started painting at a commercial scale. He used to paint Bollywood Film’s posters and banners. He designs the cover of books even today.
  • His lyrics has been used in more than 11 Bollywood films including the Blockbuster Munna Bhai MBBS.
  • He writes poetry in a simple & lucid language.
  • He recites his couplets in a very expressive style.

  • He is considered a celebrated poet and has traveled globally to recite poetry.