(Last Updated on : 15/05/2012)
Mohammad Hasan was born in Moradabad
, Uttar Pradesh
, in 1926. He studied at Lucknow University from where he earned a doctoral degree in Urdu literature
. He taught at the Lucknow
, Aligarh Muslim, Delhi
, and Jawaharlal Nehru University. Hasan wrote over a dozen plays on social and historical subjects, staged by amateur Urdu theatre
groups in different parts of the country. His drama is marked by an emphasis on socio-political implications and literary sophistication. Zahaq in 1975 is perhaps the most interesting. Based on a tale from Firdausi's Shahnama, it had a parabolic significance in the political climate of the mid-1970s.
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