Syed Masood Hassan
Shihab was the dearly beloved of an honourable and literary family of
dehli. His father Syed Manzoor Hassan Rizvi chisti was a poet, writer
and famous spiritual personality of chistiya order. His famous master
piece is Hayat-e-Awais. Shihab's elder uncle Syed Mahmoud-ul-Hassan
Rizvi was one of the foremost poet and writer’s of dehli.His grand
father Syed Meer Hassan Rizvi was also a writer, poet and journalist.
Two of his News paper "Khair Khay-e-Alam" and "Chalta Purza" were
published from his own press "Rizvi" Bhojla Pharee dehli.
Syed Meer Hassan
translated and published the famous work of Hazrat Ghoss Gowalyaree
entitled "Jawahir-e-Khamsa" venerated spiritual personality from Persian
to Urdu. It is a unique book in the world of "Amliyat".
His maternal grand
father Hafiz Afzal Hassan Afzal was philosopher poet and was also
serving as a judge in state of Bahawalpur. His brother Meer Nasir Ali
was deputy superintendent police in Bahawalpur; he was specialized in
Raykhtee poetry. He was the pioneer writer of geography of Bahawalpur
and his book was included in the educational syllabus for years and
Maternal uncle of
Shihab dehlvi Mr. Syed Ajmal Hassan retired from the post of Assistant
Shihab dehlvi started
his practical life as an instructor in the army educational
corps, dehli, later he started monthly
Magazine entitled "ILHAM" from dehli. After migration to Bahawalpur from
dehli he initiated "ILHAM" as weekly basis.