Sulaiman Khateeb is a popular Deccani Urdu poet of humour and satire.
He was born in Chitguppa (formerly Moinabad) district Bidar, Karnataka
State, India in a Khateeb family. His father Mohammed Sadiq Khateeb was
a sermon giver (Khateeb)in a historically important Adil Shahi Masjid of
Sulaiman Khateeb was attracted to poetry right from his childhood. The
picturesque village life of Chitguppa and the lilting Deccani folk songs
inspired him to write poetry. Sulaiman Khateeb used his spoken word
poetry to explore social justice issues. His poetry is marked by spontaneity
of expression, beautiful metaphors and lovely similes. Dramatic turns and
twists of his poems keep readers engrossed throughout.His collection of
poems 'Kewde Ka Bann' has been published in Urdu, Hindi and Kannada.
His Audio CD 'DHANAK' Poems in his own voice was released on Dec 22,2012.