He was born in Amroha, Uttar Pradesh, in 1931 and later migrated to Pakistan in 1957 and settled in Karachi.
Jaun Alia's unique writing style fascinates the readers and he will always be remembered for his greatest services to the Urdu language.
His famous poetry collections include Shayed, Ya'ni, Gumaan, Lekan, Ramooz and Goya.
Jaun Alia was also awarded Presidential Pride of Performance for his literary services.
He died on 8th November 2002 after a protracted illness.