Nida Fazli, the son of Murtaza Hasan Baidi was born on October 12, 1938 in Delhi, to a Kashmiri family. At the time of partition, his parents migrated to Pakistan while Nida preferred to stay in India. He moved to Mumbai at an early age in search of job and started working for 'Blitz' and 'Dharamyug'. He has also written several songs for Indian films. His works include Lafzon ke Phool (collection of sher-o-shayari), Mulaqaten (character-sketches), Mor Naach (collected works) in 1978, Aankh aur Khwab ke Darmiyan, Safar Mein Dhuup to Hogi, etc. His most acclaimed shers include; 'Duniya jise kehte hain jaadu kaa khilona hai, Mil jaaye to mitti hai, kho jaaye to sona hai'. Few of the popular film songs written by him are; Aa bhi jaa (Sur), Tu is tarah se meri zindagi mein (Aap To Aise Na The) and Hosh waalon ko khabar (Sarfarosh).