Syed Wasi Shah was probably one of the most famous Pakistani poets and writers. He has written some of the most popular poems that have been recited over the years, and his stories have also been very popular. Apart from poems, he has also written Ghazals.
Poems such as Aankhain Bheeg Jati Hain, Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai, Teri Mohabbat Mera Assassa and Rat Gayi are some of the prime examples of his work. He is hailed as one of the best Pakistani poets, and his works have often been recited by famous media personalities. One of his works, Aahan, was also portrayed as a drama serial. However, his poetry and Ghazals are revered throughout Pakistan, and they are the main reason why he is so popular. Hit drama serials such as Thorhi Si Jaga Chaiye, Kanpur Se Katas Tak and Shikan were all penned down by Syed Wasi Shah.