Shamsuddin Azahar is M.A. in Urdu  and  working  in Superintendent Of Police  Office in Rae Bareli ,Uttar Pradesh as a Hindi / Urdu Translator. He has been writing Gazals and poems from his school days. A perfect communicator and a master gazalkar, Shamsuddin Azahar organises literary meets regularly in his work place to help and promote the literature and the budding Gazalkars / Kavis of the area . His write ups and Gazals have been appearing in many Hindi / Urdu dailies regularly. He has been attending the Mushairas and Kavi Sammelans from over 30 years now in different parts of the state and country. He is a marvelous speaker and wonderful anchor besides being a specialist craftsman of the art of writing Shayaris.