Haneef Shah Khan was born on 1st October 1951 in Sambhal. He is an M.D in medicine and is a doctor by occupation. He has been living in Saudi Arabia since 9 March 1982. He writes under the pen name, Haneef. Rabab-E-Sehra, Kisht-E-Ghazal Numa; Zameen La Pata Rahi, Ababeelein Nahi Aayien, Baaghi Sachchey Hote Hain are the titles of his collections.