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Hussain Haidry

Hussain Haidry is an Indian spoken word poet, writer and lyricist.

Hussain Haidry, is a poet, screenwriter and lyricist, who shot to fame when his poem Hindustani Musalmaan went viral on social media. Hussain has previously worked as a Head of Finance at a healthcare company in Kolkata where he left his job and moved to Bombay to become a full-time writer. He started his career by performing at open mic poetry forums in Bombay where his poems Lat and Hindustani Musalmaan went viral. He has written lyrics for films like Gurgaon, Qarib Qarib Single, and Mukkabaaz; and web series like Chacha Vidhaayak Hai Humaare, Yeh Meri Family, Tripling. As a screenwriter, he has co- written the Amazon web series, Laakhon Mein Ek Season Two, and is presently working on the dialogues of the film Takht.