Mujahid Barelvi is a renowned Pakistani journalist. As of 2015, he appeared on a daily show, “Doosra Pehlu”, for CNBC Pakistan. Barelvi is famous for his cutthroat questioning skills and journalistic integrity. He has traveled extensively worldwide.
Mujahid was the 1st Pakistani journalist to enter Kabul in the year of 1979, after the Soviet Invasion. He was secretary of the Karachi Press Club for 2 years in the year of 1987. He wrote articles for political journals and newspapers and has authored 6 books on Afghanistan and Baluchistan. As a progressive writer and publisher he founded several magazines. He founded Sonehra Daur Karachi in the time period of 1980’s. Bankari was a monthly magazine that covered economics and politics of Pakistan.
Book on Jalib by Mujahid Barelvi
In the year of 2011, Mujahid Barelvi wrote a book in the memory of his friend and revolutionary poet Habib Jalib called Jalib Jalib published by Jumhoori Publications. Mujahid Barelvi gave insights into Jalib’s poetry, personality, political struggle and personal life. He also wrote about his friendship with Habib Jalib, and issued almost all of his poems in the book with their history, what inspired Jalib to write his poems and what his purpose and inspirations behind his poems were.
Mujahid Barelvi wrote various reviews on Habib Jalib’s Urdu poems in The Friday Times.