Fazli breathed his last in Mumbai at 11:30 am. He was suffering from various illness arising out of aging issues.
Popularly known as Nida Fazli, the writer’s original name was Muqtida Hasan Nida Fazli whose father was also an Urdu poet.
He became known among the readers and ghazal singers for his elegant presentation and exclusive use of colloquial language for ghazals, dohaas and nazms, while avoiding ornate Persian imagery and compound words to simplify his poetry.
Some of his famous film songs include