Kazem Ali Qureshi: Bengali writer (born: 1857 - died: 1952) | Biography, Facts, Information, Career, Wiki, Life
peoplepill id: kasem-al-quraishi
1 views today
6 views this week
Kazem Ali Qureshi
Bengali writer

Kazem Ali Qureshi

Kazem Ali Qureshi
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Bengali writer
A.K.A. Kaikobad, Kaykobad
Was Writer
From Pakistan India
Field Literature
Gender male
Birth 1857
Death 21 July 1952 (aged 95 years)
The details (from wikipedia)


Kazem Ali Quereshi (c. 1857 – 21 July 1951), known by his pen-name Kaykobad, was a Bengali poet. Nikhil Bharat Sahitya Sangha titled him "Kavyabhusan", "Vidyabhusan" and "Sahityaratna".

Early Life and education

Kaykobad was born in Agla village of Nawabganj Upazila, Dhaka. His father Shahamatullah Al Qureshi was a lawyer at the Dhaka District Judge Court. Kaykobad attended Pogose School and St Gregory's School. He then went to Dhaka Madrasah and left the madrasah before the Entrance Examination without attending the examination.


Kaykobad's poem "Birahabilap" was published in 1870, when he was about 13. He is most notable for the long narrative poem Mahashmashan. The poem narrates the story of the Third Battle of Panipat of 1761 and the defeat of the Marathas to Ahmed Shah Abdali. The poem was inspired by poet Nabinchandra Sen’s "Palashir Juddha". His other notable works are "Kusumkanan", "Asrumala", "Shibmandir", "Maharram Sharif", "Gitikavya" and "Azan"


Kaykobad died of bronchopneumonia at Dhaka Medical College Hospital in 21 July 1951.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 31 Jul 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
comments so far.
From our partners
Sections Kazem Ali Qureshi

arrow-left arrow-right instagram whatsapp myspace quora soundcloud spotify tumblr vk website youtube pandora tunein iheart itunes