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ALLAMAH SYED ZAMIR AKHTAR NAQVI
AUTHOR, RESEARCH SCHOLAR, POET, ORATOR, CRITIC AND JOURNALIST

Allama Dr. Syed Zamir Akhtar Naqvi was born in 1947 in Lucknow, India. He belongs to a family known for the literary and religious heritage which hails from the Sadaat-e-Gardezi family who came to the subcontinent through modern day Afghanistan.

He was educated at Husainabad School and graduated in literature from Government Jubilee College (now Shia College), Lucknow. He is an author of more than three hundred titles, spanning wide ranging topics such as literature, culture, religion, philosophy, logic and oratory.

He has been a speaker on different themes for almost half a century. His lectures are based on topics such as Islamic history, literature and philosophy as well as modern themes such as contemporary issues including current affairs. A key component of his lectures is that he always addresses the topics which are related to the modern day issues and relates them back to the Quran and the lives of the Ahlul Bayt.

He is currently the chairman of Mir Anees  Academy, Karachi, Pakistan and the Director of Markaz-e-Uloom-e-Islamia Pakistan. Allama frequently visits various countries in the world to address literary issues, concerning Urdu language and literature, especially the importance of Marsiyah in general and Mir Anees in particular.

Literary Name
Syed Zamir Akhtar Naqvi
Email
info@allamazameerakhtar.com
Name use in Poetry
Akhtar
Family Name
Naqvi
Date of Birth
1947 in Lucknow, U.P., India
date of Migration
1967 from Lucknow, India to Karachi, Pakistan (Residing in Karachi since 1947)
- Chairman of Mir Anees Academy, Karachi, Pakistan.
- President of Islamic Scholastic Institute, Karachi, Pakistan.
- Director of Markaz-e-Uloom-e-Islamia-Pakistan.
- Editor in Chief of Quarterly "Al-Qalam", Karachi, Pakistan.
  (Knowledgeable, Classical Literature, Cultural and Researcher's Magazine.)
Some Highlights from the Literary and Researching Travels of Allamab Zamir Akhtar Naqvi
Started Giving Lectures
1957 (at the age of Eleven)
First Article
1956 for the School Magazine
On 21st Devember 1980, BBC London broadcast an interview of Allamah.
On 7th July 2000, BBC London, one again, broadcast an interview on the life of Allamah.
In 1989, "Voice of America", Washington, broadcast two interviews about Allamah.

Lectures are based on current and new issues such as Science, Philosophy, History, and Computer Technology. In 40 years, his speaches include flexibility, evaluation, foretelling, future telling, contemporary issues, and current affairs. In 1 hourly speech, Allamah fits 27,000 words, which in until know, the world record.
Josh Malih-abadi's Marthiyah (Published in 1980)
A collection of Josh Malih-Abadi's Marthiyah with a full glossary.
Urdu Marthiyah in Pakistan (Published in 1982)
The history of Marthiyah in Pakistan from 1947 to 1977 in which are unearthed some classical hand-written manuscripts of Marthiyah and it's writers history.
Urdu in "Ghazal" about Karbala (Published in 1988)
The travel of Urdu Ghazal (a form of Urdu poetry) from Iran to India; the meaning and interpretation of Ghazal; some ghazal's about karbala also included.
Urdu poetry in praise of Imam Ali (a.s) (Published in 1993)
Religious literary and knowledgeable volume; Arabic, Persian, and Urdu examples of poetry by highly respectable poets in praise of Hazrat Ali (a.s).
The Poets in the family of Mir Anis (Published in 1996)
The life history of 22 family members of Mir Anis that were poets and their poetry.
Miracles and Qur’an, a collection of lectures (published in 1996)

Some of he issues discussed in this book:
The man is always waiting for miracles even though he was instrumental in the field scientific and scholastic evolution and inventions.

Miracles of Jesus, Moses and other prophets.

The ten complete lectures about the definition of miracles and the history of miracles.
The life of Ja’fer-e-Tayyar (a) (published in 1998)
The first cousin of the Prophet of Islam, his life history, the first book of it’s kind, in any language the details of his dialogue with king of Ethiopia at that time, his complete speech in the court of King Negus of Ethiopia.
Where Mir Anis has talked about colours in his poetry (published in 1999)
The poetry collection in which Mir Anis talked about colours, this book contains all the poetry of Anis regarding this subject.
The valuable manuscripts of Urdu Marsia writing (2004)

Study of Elegies of Mir Anees (2004)
ALLAMA ZAMEER AKHTAR BOOKS LISTS
- ALI AND ABSOLUTE KNOWLEDGE
- ALI AUR ILM
- AL-QALAM ISSUE-1
- AL-QALAM ISSUE-2
- AL-QALAM ISSUE-3
- AL-QALAM ISSUE-4
- AL-QALAM ISSUE-5
- KHATIJA TUL KUBRA
ASHRA-E-MAJLIS
- ALI WASEELA-E-NIJAT
- AURAT AUR ISLAM
- HAYAT-E-ABBAS ALAMDAR
- MOHSINEEN-E-ISLAM
- ZIYARAT-E-NAHIYA MUQADASSA
- AHSAAN AUR EMAAN
- AZMAT-E-SAHABA
- HAZRAT ALI MAIDAN-E-JUNG MAIN
- IMAM AUR UMMAT
- MAIRAJ-E-KHITABAT ISSUE 1
- MAIRAJ-E-KHITABAT ISSUE 2
- MAIRAJ-E-KHITABAT ISSUE 3
- MAIRAJ-E-KHITABAT ISSUE 4
- MAIRAJ-E-KHITABAT ISSUE 5
- MUJIZA AUR QURAN
- SEERAT-E-ZAINAB (A.S)
- WILAYAT-E-ALI (A.S)
- ZAHOOR-E-IMAM MEHDI (A.S)
- AZMAT-E-ABU TALIB
- ILM ZINDAGI HAI
- ISLAM PER HAZRAT ALI KE EHSANAT
- QATILAN HUSSAIN KA ANJAM
- QURAN KI QASMEIN
- TAREEKH-E-SHIAT
TAREEKH
- SHEHZADI ZAINAB-E-KUBRA AUR TAREEKH-E-SHAM
- GHUM-E-HUSSAIN (A.S) AUR AZADARON KE SHAFA'AT
- IMAM HASSAN (A.S) KI FATEH AUR KHUDA KE DUSHMAN KI SHIKAST
- MIR ANEES BAHESIAT MAHER-E-HAIVANAAT
- SHEHZADA QASIM KI MEHNDI
- SHAHEED ULAMA-E-HAQ