s/o: Fakir Muhammad
Teacher(s): Syed Anwer Husain Nafees Raqam
Student(s): Abd-ur-Razzaq, Qari Duraiz, Naheed Shah, Iqbal Shah, Zubair Shah, Tariq Ayyub, Imran, Rashid, Naeem Muradabadi, Khurram Shehzad
Ideal: Hamid al-Amidi
Sami Afandi, Amin Afandi, Majid Az-Zohdi, Abdul Aziz Ar-Rafai
Naskh: Hahiya Hilmi, Hafiz Usman (Popular as Hafiz-il-Quran), Mustafa Izzat
Nastaalique: Syed Anwer Husain Nafees Raqam
Awards and Distinctions:
1st Prize, All Pakistan Exhibition of Calligraphy, National Council of the Arts, Islamabad, 1998.
1st Prize (3 times), All Pakistan S.S.Haider Award, Abasin Arts Council, Peshawar, 1985/1993/1995.
2nd Prize for Calligraphy, International Competition of Painting and Calligraphy, Iran, 1989.
2nd Prize, International Competition for Calligraphy, Pakistan Calligraphers Art Guild, Lahore, 1999.
Special Prize for Khat-e-Naskh, Punjab Arts Council, Lahore,1977.
Significant Performance Prize, Iranian Cultural Canter, Islamabad.
1st Prize, Iwan-e-Ilm-o-Fan, National Competition of Calligraphy, Gujranwala.
Some of the works are being exhibited at:
NWFP Assembly Building.
Jamia Mosque Chaklala, Scheme No. 3.
Pafar Mosque, FFR Abbotabad.
Central Jamia Mosque, Abbotabad.
and so many mosques of Islamabad and Hazarah