Aziz Mahdi

Delhi-based Dr Aziz Mahdi is a poet, writer and translator. A doctorate in Persian language and literature from Tehran University and an expert on the Indo-Iranian linkages in literature and culture, Aziz taught at the Department of Indian Studies, Tehran University, for nearly five years.

Mahdi has authored five books, three poetry collections and translated ten books into Hindi, English and Urdu. He is closely associated with the Tehran-based Sa’di Foundation and the Hozeh Honari Organization.