Hussain Haidry is a performance poet, lyricist and screenwriter. He writes poems and songs in Hindi-Urdu and has written lyrics for films like Qarib Qarib Singlle, Gurgaon, Mukkabaaz, and web series Chacha Vidhaayak Hai Humaare and Yeh Meri Family. His spoken-word poems ‘Hindustani Musalmaan’ and ‘Lat’ were among the first Hindi-Urdu poems to be posted in a video format on the internet. He has been featured on YouTube channels of ‘Rekhta’, ‘Kommune’, and ‘LallanTop’. He has worked with ‘The Viral Fever’ and is currently working as screenwriter of a web series and a short film, and as dialogue writer of Karan Johar’s upcoming movie, Takht.